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    Auctions: Detroit auctioning off hundreds of surplus vehicles, including vintage trolleys
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    The financial difficulties facing Detroit, MI, are well known with examples including not having the funds to replace batteries in its parking meters and at least considering selling off its art collection. To make some extra money, the city is holding a public auction on November 5 where it's ...

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    Read This: Artist Peter Max's Corvette collection headed to auction [w/video]
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    Sometimes, the stories that lead to cars turning up at auction are as interesting as the vehicles themselves. That's absolutely the case with the Peter Max (pictured above) collection of vintage Chevrolet Corvette models that are scheduled to cross the block in the spring of 2016. Max is perhaps ...

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    Followup: Harley-Davidson 'Captain America' bike from Easy Rider nets $1.35M at auction
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    The famous, custom Harley-Davidson motorcycle nicknamed Captain America from the '60s classic Easy Rider sold for $1.35 million at auction on October 18, or just over $1.6 million after applicable fees. That was a new record price ever paid for a cycle, according to Hemmings, and It handily beat ...

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    Auctions: Nigel Mansell's Ferrari F40 sells for $870k
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    If you look at the $1.35 million price tag on the new LaFerrari and wonder how Ferrari can possibly charge that much for a single car, you could look at the prices of its competitors like the McLaren P1 that lists for almost as much at $1.15 million, you could look to the $2.5 million which ...

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    Auctions: First Ferrari 458 Speciale A sells for $900k in Beverly Hills
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    The prospect of buying a new Ferrari convertible is by no means an affordable one, but prices can vary greatly. The California T, for example, sells for under $200k. The 458 Spider fetches over $250k. The new F60 America is said to have sold out at around ten times that much. But what about the ...

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    Opinion: This Or That: 1980 Oldsmobile 442 vs. 1989 BMW 635CSi [w/poll]
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    The last time I roped a coworker into an automotive debate, I lost. Resoundingly, I might add. Still, 2,385 voters chose to cast their lots for the Fiat 500 Abarth, as opposed to 5,273 choosing the Ford Fiesta ST, and so I can rest easy in the knowledge that at least 30 percent of you, dear ...

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    Auctions: Ford Mustang 50th anniversary edition brings in $170k
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    Just the other day, we reported on the first Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat selling for a whopping $825,000 at auction. But impressive as that sum was, the Challenger wasn't the only sought-after modern muscle car to cross the Barrett-Jackson auction block in Las Vegas this past weekend. So did ...

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    Auctions: Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat #0001 raises $825,000 for charity
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    $60,000 doesn't strike us as a lot to pay for a muscle car with 707 horsepower on tap. $825,000... now that's a different story. But, according to the official SRT blog, that's how much one generous and eager buyer paid for the privilege of getting his (or her) hands on the very first new Dodge ...

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    Auctions: 11 vehicles from Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas worth watching
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    This weekend will see the world's collector car crowds descend on Las Vegas, NV for one of the biggest shows on Barrett-Jackson's popular auction circuit. There are hundreds of vehicles up for bidding, ranging from a brand-new Lamborghini Aventador to a spattering of Art Deco classics and a huge ...

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    Auctions: 2002 Lincoln Continental concept should've made production, headed for auction instead
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    It seems like the retro design aesthetic in autos might be petering out, with even a former poster child like the Ford Mustang taking a step in a more modern direction. Sometimes those updates of old-school models really worked well, though. Just take a look above at the Lincoln Continental ...

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    Auctions: US Marshal's classic muscle car auction officially in the books
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    The US Marshal's so-called Blood Muscle Auction was completed earlier this month, with the prestigious nine-car field (two cars were added following Autoblog's initial story, a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 and a rare, mid-restoration 1971 Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda) finding new and hopefully ...

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    Auctions: You can own Cord, the great American car brand
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    Do you fancy yourself an entrepreneur just looking for the chance to hop into the auto industry? Well, there might be a prime opportunity to buy a fabled car brand, though one dead for decades. The trademark, license and manufacturing rights for Cord Automobile are currently on sale from Leake ...

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    Auctions: Gold-plated Aston Martin DB5 model sells for $90k
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    Classic Aston Martins sell for big bucks at auction. So this news of a DB5 selling for a princely sum hardly comes as a surprise. But the model in question wasn't an actual DB5. It was a scale model. Created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the legendary James Bond film Goldfinger, this 1:3 ...

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    Report: Harley-Davidson from Easy Rider expected to fetch $1.2M
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    With the famous tag line, "A man went looking for America. And couldn't find it anywhere..." the 1969 movie Easy Rider has become one of the definitive on-screen expressions of the counter culture of the era. Starring Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper with a great guest role from Jack Nicholson, it ...

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    Auctions: Online Find of the Day: Lexus-engined Mercedes pickup is a vintage hybrid
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    You have to love someone who gets incredibly committed to a very weird idea. What you see for sale here is a right-hand drive 1971 Mercedes-Benz 220D in South Africa, but this old Mercedes is now converted into a pickup, complete with bed cover, and there's big secret under the hood, too. The ...

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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: 2000 Lotus 340R, claimed only street-legal example in US
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    These days most of the news out of Lotus comes when it releases a lighter or faster version of the Elise, Exige or Evora. However, the stripped-out, Elise-based 340R might already show the logical conclusion of that concept, despite coming out in 2000. Now, one of the 340 made is up for auction ...

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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: 2006 Chevy Corvette custom is a two-tone wonder
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    We know what you're thinking, and yes, friends, it can be yours. This two-tone Chevrolet Corvette comes from Eagle, Idaho, a product of Z and M Customs in homage to the Corvette Stingray Concept that played the Autobot Sideswipe in the second Transformers film, Transformers: Revenge of the ...

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    Auctions: Is a wrecked Bugatti worth $250k?
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    When a Bugatti Veyron crashed on a highway in Austria a few months ago, insurance company AXA estimated the cost of repairs at upwards of $800,000. Of course, there were worries that even after all the repairs the car may never drive quite the same. So rather than try, the insurance company ...

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    Monterey: We obsessively covered the 2014 Monterey Car Week
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    With each passing year, things just get more and more interesting at the annual Monterey Car Week. As we've seen yet again, it's not just about the historic automobiles anymore – new vehicles certainly have big presences at the various events. Beyond that, with a wide variety of sights to ...

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    Monterey: Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider tops Gooding's Saturday auction at $15.18 million
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    During the weekend's automotive smorgasbord in Pebble Beach, Ferrari has played a huge roll. Twenty examples of the ultra-rare 250 TR, better known as the Testa Rossa, were prominently on display at the Concours d'Elegance, and the Prancing Horses have been top sellers at many of the auctions. ...

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