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Champagne Classic: 1993 Cadillac Allante 60K – NOW $10,450

Champagne Classic: 1993 Cadillac Allante 60K – NOW $10,450

General Motors (“GM”) has a history of launching cars that fall short of consumer’s expectations at launch.  GM’s designers and engineers then spend years trying to improve the car in a fruitless attempt to increase sales. Finally, just when they get the car right,  GM’s bean counters pull the plug on producing the vehicle any longer. One of the most famous examples of this behavior is Cadillac’s ill-fated Allante. 

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Dentist Delight: 1983 Porsche 911SC 46K – STILL $72,000

Dentist Delight: 1983 Porsche 911SC 46K – STILL $72,000

Young Upwardly Mobile Professionals, better known as “Yuppies,” was a term from the 1980s.  Yuppies at the time tended to gravitate towards German marques such as BMW’s three-series or Porsche’s 944.  However, for many very well-heeled Yuppie Dentists, the 944 was not good enough, and the 928 was still beyond their ample budget.

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First Factory: 1999 Mercedes-Benz C43 AMG 51K – STILL $24,000

First Factory: 1999 Mercedes-Benz C43 AMG 51K – STILL $24,000

Founded as an independent engineering firm in 1967, the company worked independently providing upgrades for various Mercedes-Benz products. Through the 1970s and 1980s, well-heeled Mercedes enthusiasts ordered a new Benz and then had it shipped to AMG for a conversion that featured high engine performance packages, alloy wheels, and styling products. By 1998, the new C43 AMG featured a 306 horsepower 4.3 Liter V8.  The C43 AMG has the distinction of being the first AMG car completely assembled at the Mercedes factory following the acquisition of AMG by DaimlerChrysler earlier that year. 

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BaT Blunder: Bring a Trailer Caused Overbidding On A Porsche

BaT Blunder: Bring a Trailer Caused Overbidding On A Porsche

Ahhh, the “The Bring a Trailer Effect.” Visit your local Cars & Coffee or car club meeting these days, and chances are you’ll hear a fellow enthusiast say, “Hey did you see that on Bring a Trailer?” Many people talk about the great prices achieved on Bring a Trailer (“BaT”).

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Snipers and Shills – What Are They In Auctions?

Snipers and Shills – What Are They In Auctions?

If you’ve ever participated in an eBay auction, you’ve likely heard about “Snipers” who come in at the very last second of an auction to place a winning bid.  Since its inception, eBay allows the practice and in recent years a cottage industry of software programs designed to place such last-second bids continues to do well.

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Champagne Classic: 1993 Cadillac Allante 60K – NOW $10,450

Champagne Classic: 1993 Cadillac Allante 60K – NOW $10,450

General Motors (“GM”) has a history of launching cars that fall short of consumer’s expectations at launch.  GM’s designers and engineers then spend years trying to improve the car in a fruitless attempt to increase sales. Finally, just when they get the car right,  GM’s bean counters pull the plug on producing the vehicle any longer. One of the most famous examples of this behavior is Cadillac’s ill-fated Allante. 

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Dentist Delight: 1983 Porsche 911SC 46K – STILL $72,000

Dentist Delight: 1983 Porsche 911SC 46K – STILL $72,000

Young Upwardly Mobile Professionals, better known as “Yuppies,” was a term from the 1980s.  Yuppies at the time tended to gravitate towards German marques such as BMW’s three-series or Porsche’s 944.  However, for many very well-heeled Yuppie Dentists, the 944 was not good enough, and the 928 was still beyond their ample budget.

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First Factory: 1999 Mercedes-Benz C43 AMG 51K – STILL $24,000

First Factory: 1999 Mercedes-Benz C43 AMG 51K – STILL $24,000

Founded as an independent engineering firm in 1967, the company worked independently providing upgrades for various Mercedes-Benz products. Through the 1970s and 1980s, well-heeled Mercedes enthusiasts ordered a new Benz and then had it shipped to AMG for a conversion that featured high engine performance packages, alloy wheels, and styling products. By 1998, the new C43 AMG featured a 306 horsepower 4.3 Liter V8.  The C43 AMG has the distinction of being the first AMG car completely assembled at the Mercedes factory following the acquisition of AMG by DaimlerChrysler earlier that year. 

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Guess What Ride 57: Shelby Mustang GT350 Sort

Guess What Ride 57: Shelby Mustang GT350 Sort

GuessWhatRide is the GuysWithRides.com quiz designed to test your classic car knowledge. Carroll Shelby famously partnered with Ford in the mid 1960s to build high performance versions of the Mustang. In the picture provided, can you correctly sort, by ascending model year, the four Shelby Mustang GT350s shown?

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Guess What Ride 55: Mid Century Chevy Sort

Guess What Ride 55: Mid Century Chevy Sort

Think you know classic cars? Guess What Ride? is the GuysWithRides.com quiz that tests your classic car knowledge. In quiz 55, we ask readers to sort four classic Chevys by model year, in descending order. Correct answers will be entered into a drawing for a Battery Tender.

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Marcello Gandini – A Malaise Era Master

Marcello Gandini – A Malaise Era Master

Famed Italian Car Designer Marcello Gandini passed away on March 13, 2024 at the age of 85. His work between 1972 and 1984 is particularly renowned for its groundbreaking design language and futuristic aesthetic. During this period, Gandini crafted several automotive masterpieces that have become

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NEW! Award 120: 1976 Pontiac Bonneville – STILL $43,000

NEW! Award 120: 1976 Pontiac Bonneville – STILL $43,000

In General Motors’ (“GM”) storied history, 1976 stands out as a milestone model year for many reasons.  The only convertible in GM’s lineup that year was the Cadillac Eldorado.  Most notably, it was the final production year for the largest full-size body on frame, “B” and “C” body offerings by all of its divisions save for GMC Trucks.

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NEW! Award 122: 1962 Chevrolet Corvette 327/360 FI 4-Speed Project – SOLD!

NEW! Award 122: 1962 Chevrolet Corvette 327/360 FI 4-Speed Project – SOLD!

We’re approaching an inflection point in the classic car hobby regarding Classic Corvette restorations. With the price of everything exploding during the past few years, a Concours quality restoration of a first generation Corvette (1953-1962) can easily approach $150K. However, with an ample supply of already-restored examples, why would you take on another one? This all-red 1962 Corvette features fuel injection and several desirable options but the seller’s asking price is completely out of line with the car’s condition.

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