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Junkyard Gem: 1998 BMW 740iL

It cost $65,020 in 1998, but even the mightiest cars must face the crusher sooner or later.

Fun eBay finds for the average cost of a new car in America

Why not have a little fun?

The average new car in America costs more than $35,000. But here are some fun and interesting used options for someone who is looking for something with more personality for that price.

Junkyard Gem: 1977 Plymouth Volaré Sedan

Between the Valiant and Reliant came the Volaré, Plymouth's workhorse compact car of the late 1970s.

Junkyard Gem: 1978 Datsun 200SX

A battered example of Nissan's sporty rear-wheel-drive coupe of the late 1970s, found in a Denver junkyard.

Junkyard Gem: 1985 Ford Tempo GL sedan

Early Tempos have become just about nonexistent

1968 Challenger 2 Streamliner’s sale comes as relief to Danny Thompson

The record-setting vehicle comes in well below estimates at Mecum's auction in Kissimmee

Will this 448 mph Challenger 2 piston land speed car fit in your garage?

Danny Thompson, son of racing legend Mickey, set the record in 2018

Roger Penske now officially owns Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IndyCar series

The American racing mogul has big plans for both IndyCar and The Brickyard

Roger Penske completed his purchase of Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday, becoming just the fourth owner of the historic facility and subsidiaries that include the IndyCar Series. The speedway had been owned by Tony Hulman and Hulman & Co. since 1945, but the family approached Penske in September for advice when Tony George and his three sisters decided to sell. Penske jumped at the opportunity.

Junkyard Gem: 1979 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Turbodiesel Wagon

This car should have lasted 100 years. At least it reached its 40th birthday.

Junkyard Gem: 1990 GMC S-15 Jimmy 4x4

The GMC-badged version of the Chevy S-10 Blazer 4x4, and the last model year for the two-door-only Jimmy.

Junkyard Gem: 1984 Pontiac Fiero with supercharged 3800 V6 swap

Someone managed to get the big blower engine into the car, but didn't quite finish the wiring.

VW sends off the Beetle with 'The Last Mile' short film tribute

The animated short is set to 'Let it Be' by The Beatles and features a few celebrity cameos

Junkyard Gem: 2002 Daewoo Lanos

One of the final Daewoo-badged cars sold in North America, now in a Colorado car graveyard.

Junkyard Gem: 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart Sedan

Not quite an Evo, but the 2005 Ralliart had more power and a better suspension than the regular commute-grade Lancer.

Junkyard Gems: 20 Greatest Japanese Wrecks

From a 1974 Datsun 260Z to a 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca

We've gathered 20 of the most interesting and noteworthy Japanese cars and trucks from our long-running Junkyard Gems series.

Junkyard Gems: 25 Greatest European Wrecks

From a 1958 Vauxhall wagon to a 2007 Mini Cooper hatchback

Here are 25 of the most interesting European junkyard gems in America. Wrecked vehicles from Germany, England, Italy and Sweden can all be found in the wrecking yard.

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