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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: Craterface's '49 Mercury convertible from Grease
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    Here is your chance to own your very own piece of greased lightning. Well, not the Greased Lighting, it's actually the black, flamed 1949 Mercury convertible that races against John Travolta in the classic 1978 movie Grease, and it's for auction on eBay Motors. While it appeared in the film's ...

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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #365 LIVE!
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    We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #365 tonight, and you can check out the topics below, drop us your questions and comments via our Q&A module, and don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so. To take it all in live, tune in to our UStream ...

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    Auctions: McLaren F1 GTR Longtail sells at Gooding for $5.28 million
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    Last month we reported on a very rare McLaren being put up for auction under the auspices of Gooding & Company. One of only 106 examples of the McLaren F1 ever made, one of only 28 made in GTR competition spec, and one of just ten longtail versions, chassis number 021R won FIA GT Championship ...

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    Featured: The top 10 most earth-shaking classic car auctions
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    The concept of a televised classic car auction is really a fairly recent phenomenon. Some of the greatest or most significant sales of all time exist only in stills and in the memories of the people who were there. Here are ten for the ages: 1. RM Auctions - Monterey, CA (2013) It's a tough ...

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    Monterey: Second day of RM's Monterey auction continues the million dollar madness
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    RM Auctions' two-day event during the Monterey car week is pretty much a matter of appetizer and main course. Friday night's appetizer saw a trio of multi-million-dollar Ferraris, along with a pre-war Mercedes-Benz and a Jaguar D-Type. You can read all about those beauties right here. But as we ...

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    Auctions: Pebble Beach cars with the best chance of breaking $10 million
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    Pebble Beach is "Shark Week" for the classic car crowd. While it may not be good to be a seal during Shark Week, it's great to be an auction house, a mobile detailer, caterer, tent rental firm or a parking garage owner on the Monterey peninsula during Pebble Beach Week in mid-August. This year ...

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    Auctions: 1967 Toyota 2000GT most expensive Asian car ever sold at $1.2M
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    Toyota's agelessly beautiful 2000GT has been sold by RM Auctions for $1.16 million, making it the new record holder for the most expensive Asian car ever sold. As always, rarity played a big factory in driving up the price; just 351 2000GT models were built, and only 62 left-hand-drive cars (like ...

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    Auctions: Steve McQueen's last movie car, now Pawn Stars-owned, up for auction [w/video]
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    The last car Steve McQueen ever drove in a movie is officially up for auction. The 1951 Chevrolet Styline DeLuxe Convertible you see above is now owned by none other than Rick Harrison of Pawn Stars fame, but once ferried McQueen around the set of his last film, 1980's The Hunter. That flick saw ...

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    Auctions: Rare 9-5 SportCombi, 9-4X models being sold off in Saab asset auction
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    Saab lovers take notice. Swedish auction house KVD has some ultra rare Saab products on the block, and we're not talking about a 1950s Saab 92. Up for auction are a bunch of low-mileage Saab models being sold off as part of the bankrupted automaker's assets. Included in the lot of cars are models ...

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    Need an armored transport? Have we got an auction for you
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    The Dean V. Kruse Foundation is hard at work scrounging up cash to pay off some serious debt, and that work has led the organization to auction off more than half of the vehicles contained in the National Military History Center collection. If you're looking for World War II-era armor, consider ...

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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: Pikes Peak-winning racecar [w/video]
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    Ever wanted to own a winning Pikes Peak car? No, we're not talking about one of Monster Tajima's rides, but a class winner and fifth overall. The car is the 2012 Palatov D4 PPS. It's for sale on eBay and it won the Unlimited class at this year's Pikes Peak hill climb. Usually, in an eBay ...

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    Auctions: SMS Supercars unveils 620 Camaro, auctions first example for charity at Barrett-Jackson
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    When Steve Saleen launched his new company, SMS Supercars, back in 2008, he announced that he would be expanding his portfolio of vehicles to include the muscle car offerings from Chevrolet and Dodge. First up was the 570 and 570X Challenger, followed soon after by the 302 Mustang. Now, Steve ...

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    Report: Monterey car auctions to gross estimated $230 million in sales
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    There are no less than five auctions slated for this week in Monterey, with literally hundreds of collectable cars up for sale. Bonhams, Gooding & Company, Mecum, RM and Russo and Steele have all been consigning cars for the past several months to try and lure in the thousands of automotive ...

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    Galpin Auto Sports building widebody Mustang that will sell for charity at Barrett-Jackson
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    Galpin Auto Sports has teamed up with specialty manufacturer SPX and Barrett-Jackson to create a custom widebody that will sell for charity early next year. Inspired by the 1969 Boss 429, this Mustang features a hand-fabricated metal widebody kit that adds an incredible nine inches to the width ...

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    Blue Angels Mustang raises $400,000 for charity
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    Earlier this month we showed you the one-off Blue Angels Mustang built by Ford for this year's EAA AirVenture. The car features a unique blue chrome paint scheme and hand-painted graphics done by Creations n' Chrome, along with plenty of Ford Racing Performance Parts goodies, an interior styled ...

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    1957 Ferrari 250 TR prototype expected to break records at Gooding's Pebble Beach auction
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    The last several years have seen classic Ferraris sell at auction for record-breaking prices including a 1961 Ferrari California Spyder that sold for over $10 million in 2008 and a 1957 Ferrari 250 TR that fetched more than $12 million in 2009. While those numbers seem astounding, they could be ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2011: A tale of two Challengers *Update: w/video
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    2010 and 1970 Dodge Challengers at Barrett-Jackson 2011 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    A 2010 Dodge Challenger would be a wonderful addition to any garage. A limited-edition version painted Furious Fuchsia is an excellent way to pay homage to the Challengers of yore. Another way ...

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    Gooding to auction 1995 McLaren F1 in Monterey
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    1995 McLaren F1 to be auctioned by Gooding & Company – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Gooding & Company's auction coinciding with this year's Pebble Beach Concours is coming up in a few short weeks, and the lineup of available cars is shaping up to be quite impressive. ...

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    Event Alert: July 2010 Calendar of Automotive Events
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    July means Independence Day to most Americans, but it also means racing, concours, auctions, shows, meets, rallies, and tons of other summer car fun. As July 9 has officially been dubbed Collector Car Appreciation Day, it's only fitting that we start off with a couple of vintage car events. The ...

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    Stunning 1960 Maserati Birdcage up for grabs at RM Monaco
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    1960 Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While perhaps not as well known or instantly recognizable as the Ferrari 250 TR or the Jaguar D-Type, the Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage is one of great racecars in that same era. Named for its intricate tubular space frame, ...

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