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GM didn't see fit to make an Aveo SS, so this car's last owner did.

Proof that you can customize any car, this 2005 Chevrolet Aveo now resides in a Denver-area self-service wrecking yard.

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The T150C-SS Teardrop Coupe was stolen in 2001. It turned up restored in 2016.

The T150C-SS Teardrop Coupe was stolen in 2001. It turned up restored in 2016.

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V12 engine, soft top, big price tag… but now fully depreciated.

A 1990 Jaguar XJ-S convertible, found in a Denver-area self-service junkyard.

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A similar drama played out 100 years ago

Idea to take automaker private echoes the passion of Henry Ford.

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Buick's allegedly sporty small personal luxury coupe of the mid-1980s

Buick's allegedly sporty small personal luxury coupe of the mid-1980s.

Come for the teal car in a junkyard, stay for the odd Batman-inspired ad

The early 1990s called, and they want this car to get crushed.

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The top-of-the-line Plymouth sedan for '51, now retired at age 67.

A 1951 Plymouth Cranbrook sedan in a Denver-area self-service wrecking yard.

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It once stood for performance. Now it's for saving fuel?

It once stood for performance. Now it's for saving fuel?

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Being one of just 36 ever built is just the tip of the gelato cone

Being one of just 36 ever built is just the tip of the gelato cone.

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The Oldsmobile sibling to the Chevy Caprice coupe, now discarded

Here's a no-rust coupe in a California self-service wrecking yard.

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A late example of the first generation of the BMW 5-Series

A rare example of a late-production BMW E12 5-Series, spotted in a San Francisco Bay Area self-service wrecking yard.

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When you want a Honda 2-seater but the Del Sol is too cramped.

When you have a Sawzall and a welder on one side of the garage, a case of Natty Light on the other, this is what can happen.

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Saab's turbocharged 5 Series rival, now discarded in California

Saab's turbocharged 5 Series rival, now discarded in California.

Chevy Nova-based Seville sold well but damaged the Cadillac brand

Before there was the Chevrolet Cavalier-based Cadillac Cimarron, there was the Chevrolet Nova-based Seville. Here's a rare first-year Seville in a Northern California self-service wrecking yard.

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The twin-turbocharged Italian coupe of the Decade of Greed.

Here's a 1984 Maserati Biturbo that lived long enough to make it to a California wrecking yard.

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One of the last U.S.-market Mitsubishi luxury sedans

One of the last of the U.S.-market Mitsubishi luxury sedans.

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Tape stripes, AMC straight-six, manual transmission, and 4WD

A 220k-mile 1988 Jeep Cherokee Pioneer in a Denver wrecking yard, complete with 5-speed and beige striping.

Based on the first-generation Mercedes-Benz SLK, now discarded near Denver

This '05 near Denver is the first Chrysler Crossfire I have seen in a self-service wrecking yard, but there will be more.

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From the original 110S Cosmo to the first RX-7

Mazda demonstrated to the world a rotary could stay the distance.

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The first model year of the K-Cars, which saved Chrysler from bankruptcy.

A very rare example of the first-year Plymouth Reliant-K wagon, one of the Iacocca-era cars that spared Chrysler from being thrown on the ash heap of history.

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