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Junkyard Gem: 1987 Chrysler LeBaron Coupe

A heavily customized LeBaron Coupe in Pungent Purple

England's Allard rises from 62-year slumber to make continuation cars

Its JR blends Miata lightness with Cadillac V8 power

Junkyard Gem: 1990 Chevrolet Beretta GT

With a V6 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and decklid spoiler, this Beretta was cool by 1990 standards.

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Junkyard Gem: 1982 Lincoln Continental Mark VI Bill Blass Edition

A Malaise Era personal luxury coupe with the Bill Blass designer touch.

Junkyard Gem: 1973 Mercedes-Benz 280C

A gray-market European luxury coupe with leather interior and big straight-six engine, found in a California car graveyard

Junkyard Gem: 2010 Pontiac G6

After 84 years of the brand, Pontiac was done in 2010. Here's one of the very last Pontiacs ever sold

Junkyard Gem: 1984 Nissan Maxima Wagon

The last year for the rear-wheel-drive, Z-Car-based Maxima, and it's a brown wagon to boot!

Junkyard Gem: 1988 Subaru GL 4WD Sedan

This one had some interesting owners

McLaren honors F1 veteran after 55 years on the team

Tex Rowe was hired by Bruce McLaren himself in 1965

McLaren are paying tribute at the Italian Grand Prix to their longest-serving team member Ray 'Tex' Rowe as he heads to retirement after 55 years with the former champions. The team's Formula One cars have Rowe's name and length of service on the top of the chassis, in front of the halo head protection device. Rowe, now 82, joined the team founded by New Zealander Bruce McLaren in 1965 as employee number eight after moving from Cooper to set up work in a shed in the London suburb of New Malden

Junkyard Gem: 1984 Volvo 242 DL

The final model year for the Volvo 240 two-door, found in a Silicon Valley car graveyard

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Continental's 'corporate confessional' sheds light on Nazi past

Continental is the latest German business to publicly examine its Nazi past

Junkyard Gem: 1978 Chrysler LeBaron Coupe

Before Lee Iacocca's K-Car LeBarons, Chrysler sold them based on the Dodge Diplomat.

Junkyard Gem: 2002 Buick Regal Joseph Abboud Edition

A turn-of-the-century luxury sedan with supercharger and designer-branded upholstery.

Junkyard Gem: 1987 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z

The car that lived at the top of the Camaro pyramid in 1987, now thrown away in Northern California.

Junkyard Gem: 1973 Ford F-100 Custom

A well-used sixth-generation pickup, complete with big-block V8, manual transmission

Junkyard Gem: 1984 Honda Civic 1300 Hatchback

The cheapest new car Honda sold in North America in 1984.

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