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This 1996 VW Polo Harlequin Is ’90s Fashion on Wheels

This 1996 VW Polo Harlequin Is ’90s Fashion on Wheels
Anyone who lived through the 1990s (or has watched The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air)  knows that the fashion of the decade included a whole lot of color blocking. While you might expect to see this sort of bold color scheme on a sweater-vest or leggings, it’s not something that turned up regularly on vehicles of the era.
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First 2023 Corvette Z06 Raises More than $3 Million for Charity

First 2023 Corvette Z06 Raises More than $3 Million for Charity
Last week, Barrett-Jackson held its annual Scottsdale, Arizona auction. Among the cars sold was the first 2023 Corvette Z06, with proceeds benefitting Operation Homefront. Like the other charity auctions Barrett-Jackson has held, all of the hammer price goes to the charity.
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Rare Cizeta-Moroder V16T Supercar Could Be Yours

Rare Cizeta-Moroder V16T Supercar Could Be Yours
The 1980s gave us some extraordinarily sleek and expensive supercars. One such car that most people probably never heard of is the 1988 Cizeta-Moroder V16T. The vehicle was the brainchild of former Lamborghini test driver and development engineer Claudio Zampolli.
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The Munsters’ Coffin Car Drag-u-la Is Up for Sale

The Munsters’ Coffin Car Drag-u-la Is Up for Sale
From the 1960s to the 1980s, custom cars were commonplace in TV shows, from The Beverly Hillbillies to Batman to Knight Rider. One of my favorite TV cars of all time has to be the coffin-shaped Drag-u-la that Grandpa Munster raced in The Munsters.
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This Turbo V8-Powered Subaru BRZ is Too Much for the Dyno

This Turbo V8-Powered Subaru BRZ is Too Much for the Dyno
We’ve seen some crazy customized cars in our day, but this 2014 Subaru BRZ up for sale on Cars and Bids is one of the coolest. The car has had its four-cylinder boxer engine replaced with a 6.3-liter V8 engine from a C5 Corvette Z06.
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Perfect 1995 McLaren F1 Fetches $18.6 Million at Auction

Perfect 1995 McLaren F1 Fetches $18.6 Million at Auction
It always seemed like a sacrilege to us to buy an incredible supercar and never drive it. Doing that turned out to be a pretty good plan for the owner of this 1995 McLaren F1, which was 25 of 106 examples made.
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Mercedes-Benz AMG CLK GTR Could Fetch $10 million at Auction

Mercedes-Benz AMG CLK GTR Could Fetch $10 million at Auction
When it comes to late ’90s Mercedes-Benz cars, the AMG CLK GTR sits at the top of the heap. It’s an incredibly rare sports car built to help get Mercedes into the FIA GT Championship. The rules for the racing series required each vehicle participating to have at least 25 road-going versions built.
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First GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 Raises $2.5 Million for Charity

First GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 Raises $2.5 Million for Charity
During the 2021 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, the hammer went down on the very first production GMC Hummer EV Edition 1, bringing in a sizable donation for a worthy cause. The GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 sold for $2.5 million, and as it does with all charity auctions, Barrett-Jackson waived all fees and commissions typically associated with its auction.
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David Hasselhoff’s Knight Rider K.I.T.T. Replica for Sale

David Hasselhoff’s Knight Rider K.I.T.T. Replica for Sale
Back in the ’80s, you could find many budding car guys and gals sitting in front of their TVs watching Knight Rider. David Hasselhoff was the star of the show, but it was his talking Pontiac Trans Am sidekick K.I.T.T.
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Rare 2019 Koenigsegg Regera for Sale at RM Sotheby’s Auction

Rare 2019 Koenigsegg Regera for Sale at RM Sotheby’s Auction
Iconic auction house RM Sotheby’s has a very special automobile going up for auction. The car is a 2019 Koenigsegg Regera and is the first example to appear at a public auction. Koenigsegg made only 80 examples of this hypercar between 2016 and 2020.
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This Replica Apple Computer Porsche 935 Is Up for Sale

This Replica Apple Computer Porsche 935 Is Up for Sale
There’s no question that Apple and Porsche are two of the most iconic brand names in the history of modern business. Back in 1980, when Apple was still known as Apple Computer (and it still believed in colors) its branding featured heavily on one particular race team’s livery.
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A Duo of Jaguar F-TYPE SVR GT4 Race Cars Up for Sale

A Duo of Jaguar F-TYPE SVR GT4 Race Cars Up for Sale
Friends of mine know that I’m a huge fan of the Jaguar F-TYPE. In fact, I daily drive one of these British beauties – a 2014 V8S convertible in Firesand Orange. I’ve gone as far as ECU tuning my car for a few extra horses too.
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Ferris Bueller Ferrari Sells for $400K

Ferris Bueller Ferrari Sells for $400K
Like many of you, I’ve always assumed that Cameron’s dad’s prized car in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off was an actual Ferrari. In fact, it was a replica, made by Modena. Still, it’s a very cool looking car, and one lucky buyer just got their hands on one that actually appeared in the movie.
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Lexus LC 500 Convertible #1 Going up for Charity Auction

Lexus LC 500 Convertible #1 Going up for Charity Auction
Not too long ago, we got a chance to go up close and personal with the 2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible, and it’s quite a stunner. We’re still several months away from the drop-top going into production, but one lucky bidder at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2020 auction will be able to get their hands on one sooner.
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Gorgeous 1965 Ford GT40 Replica by Active Power Cars for Sale

Gorgeous 1965 Ford GT40 Replica by Active Power Cars for Sale
While the classic Ford GT40 is an incredible collector’s car, the fact is that they’re incredibly rare and expensive, and have zero in the way of modern conveniences. On the other hand, this replica 1965 GT40 by Active Power Cars looks every bit as awesome as Ford’s original race car, but is equipped with a modern drivetrain and interior.
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