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eBay Find of the Day: 1963 LeMans Tempest sells for $226,521

by Chris Tutor (RSS feed) on Nov 10th, 2008 at 10:57AM

digg_url = 'http://digg.com/odd_stuff/Man_Puts_Crappy_Rusty_Car_on_Ebay_Sells_For_226K'; The eBay auction for this 1963 Pontiac LeMans Tempest started out innocently enough. Obtained after owner died. Appears to have original interior but no motor, no transmission. Body has a little rust and some dents. There's stuff in the trunk, but no key to open it. Opening bid nine days ago was a mere $500. After one week, eBay seller 123ecklin will pocket $226,521 before auction fees. What happened between Day 1 and Day 9 is an amazing story. The car's plexiglass windows, unusual suspension... Read More

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