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PostHeaderIcon The Hoonigans Go Deep With Cleetus McFarland’s Insane ’Vette Kart: Video

How about stripping a Chevrolet Corvette down, strapping in a 7.0-liter LS, and going after some world records for manual Corvettes? Sounds like an insane project to you? It sure didn’t sound too daunting to Cleetus McFarland, the creator of “Leroy The Savage.”

“Leroy The Savage” is, at its core, a Chevrolet Corvette C5 that was stripped of its bodywork and was able to run the quarter mile in 11 seconds with no other modifications. Then came an LSA supercharger and other mods that brought the time down to 9 seconds. McFarland then smelled blood and reckoned his creation could go after some records on the dragstrip and one thing led to another.

PostHeaderIcon Rolls-Royce Cullinan Stretched by Klassen

This Cullinan clearly shows that there is no dearth of people ready to spend money on anything a company makes. This time, it’s for a stretched Rolls-Royce Cullinan. German company Klassen, which specializes in stretching high-end cars, has worked on the world’s most luxurious SUV. Price? No biggie. Klassen is selling for a “modest” $2 million.

PostHeaderIcon The Lister LFP is a 200-MPH F-Pace Itching to be the Fastest SUV in the World

Recently revived British company Lister revealed an all-new car – the Lister LFP. It’s a heavily tuned Jaguar F-Pace, crafted to be “the fastest SUV in the world.”

This isn’t the first time that Lister prepared a tuned Jag. In fact, only a month or so ago, the company gave us a car dubbed the LFT-666, a 666-horsepower F-Type with numerous pieces differentiating it from the stock F-Type cars. Obviously, Lister crafted a comprehensive tuning program for the F-Pace as well. After all, one cannot craft the fastest SUV in the world without making a lot of improvements.

PostHeaderIcon 6 Old-School Mods That Will Help You Relive Your Glory Years

Hindsight is such a wonderful thing, isn’t it? Understanding some things weren’t as amazing as we thought they were in their golden days. The same applies to the tuning style of the “Fast & Furious” era or, rather, the early-to-mid 2000s. Got wings? Got flashy colors? Got the loudest audio setup and tons of screens? It was all about that!

Tuning goes almost as far back as the car itself. Modifying an object, with either functionality or looks in mind, is a natural impulse. Same goes for modifying a car. People used to do it as far back as the beginning of the first decades of the 20th century, switching engines off a Ford V8 and stuffing them in a Ford Model A. Everybody remembers the hot rods in movies like “Grease.”

A lot of the tuning in the early days was carried out with competition in mind, motor racing being a great catalyst of innovative ideas that arose from the need to make a car go faster than it was originally intended to. Generations of “garagisti” – as Enzo Ferrari would call the British racing teams – or shop owners made a living out of improving a car’s natural ability around corners or in matters like acceleration or top speed.

Coupled with the mechanical part came the visual part. If you are to modify your car, you want people to notice it even before you turn the key in the ignition – mind you, unless sleepers are your thing. That’s why the hot rods featured flame graphics on the sides or outlandish pinstriping following the car’s profile. All that evolved into metallic paint jobs, big chromed wheels and many other elements that made people turn their heads, if not in appreciation at least due to sheer awe.

Arguably, the peak of the looks-over-functionality drive was reached somewhere in the early ‘00s with the advent of the “Fast & Furious” franchise. Back then more about cars and illegal street racing than about jumping between skyscrapers, Michael Bay-esque explosions and desert racing, the franchise transformed cars like the Nissan Skyline GT-R (R34) or the Mazda RX-7 (FD) into cult icons that everyone bowed before and adored. And that everyone wanted to mod.

Be it visually or mechanically, Japanese machinery became the go-to platform for tuners in the early part of the new millennium. It wasn’t all due to the fad since these cars had very potent underpinnings that could hold vast amounts of horsepower beyond those offered on the showroom floor, but we’re talking here more about the aesthetic department. Large body kits, huge wheels, colorful everything, vinyl liveries – not to be mistaken by the vinyl trim on Malaise-era land yachts – and earth-pounding sound systems.

Read on to relish the memories of the tuning scene as it was back when many of us were in their teens.

PostHeaderIcon Italdesign and Nissan Design a Celebratory GT-R That Screams Future Collaboration

To celebrate 50 years of Italdesign creations and the Nissan GT-R nameplate, the coachbuilder and automaker have teamed up to create a one-off prototype called the GT-R50. Considered to be a GT-R without limits, and based on the 2018 GT-R Nismo, this custom Nissan is scheduled to debut next month with heavy modifications – exactly what you would expect from something created by Italdesign.

PostHeaderIcon Lamborghini Polo Storico restores the iconic Miura SVR

Lamborghini Polo Storico, the arm that handles Lambo’s classic models, has completed the restoration of one of the most famous Miura models ever built, the Miura SVR. Based on the Miura Jota, a prototype that was destroyed before it made into production, the SVR was showcased at Japan’s Nakayama Circuit before it was delivered to its owner.

PostHeaderIcon Audi Introduces Amazon Music Services On All 2017 and 2018 Models

In what can be considered an early Christmas present from Audi, owners of 2017 and 2018 model year Audis will now have access to Amazon’s music services, including Amazon Music Unlimited and Amazon Prime Music. The two services are now embedded into the infotainment systems of these models, as well as in the Audi MMI Connect smartphone app.


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“It can be accessed right from the car or through Audi’s MMI app”

If you’re wondering whether the specific Audi model you own is included in the list of models that will get the new services, let me help you out. The two Amazon music streaming services are now available on 2017 and 2018 models of the A3, A4, A4 Allroad, Q7, TT, and R8. The 2018 A5 and Q5 models will also be getting the services. If you own a model that isn’t included in this list, that means that your vehicle does not support the services, at least not yet.

The two Amazon services work in different ways. It can be accessed right from the car or through Audi’s MMI app. Amazon Prime members also have access to a rich library of on-demand music content. If you’re a Music Unlimited member, you can access the full catalog of the streaming service, including tens of millions of songs to go with thousands of playlists from some of history’s biggest musical artists.

There’s also the option of not subscribing to either streaming service, so you’re not forced to spend money on them if you don’t want to.

Whatever option you take, the fact that there are “options” available is a huge victory in it of itself. It tells you that Audi is doing its part in providing top-quality services to its customer base.

References

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Read our full review on the 2018 Audi Q5.

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PostHeaderIcon Audi Introduces Amazon Music Services On All 2017 and 2018 Models

In what can be considered an early Christmas present from Audi, owners of 2017 and 2018 model year Audis will now have access to Amazon’s music services, including Amazon Music Unlimited and Amazon Prime Music. The two services are now embedded into the infotainment systems of these models, as well as in the Audi MMI Connect smartphone app.


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“It can be accessed right from the car or through Audi’s MMI app”

If you’re wondering whether the specific Audi model you own is included in the list of models that will get the new services, let me help you out. The two Amazon music streaming services are now available on 2017 and 2018 models of the A3, A4, A4 Allroad, Q7, TT, and R8. The 2018 A5 and Q5 models will also be getting the services. If you own a model that isn’t included in this list, that means that your vehicle does not support the services, at least not yet.

The two Amazon services work in different ways. It can be accessed right from the car or through Audi’s MMI app. Amazon Prime members also have access to a rich library of on-demand music content. If you’re a Music Unlimited member, you can access the full catalog of the streaming service, including tens of millions of songs to go with thousands of playlists from some of history’s biggest musical artists.

There’s also the option of not subscribing to either streaming service, so you’re not forced to spend money on them if you don’t want to.

Whatever option you take, the fact that there are “options” available is a huge victory in it of itself. It tells you that Audi is doing its part in providing top-quality services to its customer base.

References

Audi Q5


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Read our full review on the 2018 Audi Q5.

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Read our full review on the 2018 Audi A5.


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PostHeaderIcon McLaren Special Operations Creates Special Paint with Family History

McLaren’s Special Operations (MSO) division is capable of creating some of the most visually arresting iterations of McLaren models you’ll ever see. Models like the 720 Velocity, 650S Project Kilo, and 720S Zenith Black are all good examples of MSO’s personalization skills. That level of creativity also helps the division create unique colors that have backstories of their own. Recently, MSO decided to tap into the roots Bruce McLaren to create a color that had ties to the life of the company’s founder. And so, the Muriwai White shade was born.


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“Muriwai White is a special shade of white that carries subtle hints of blue, the latter of which you can only see if you look at the car at certain angles”

That specific shade of white served as the inspiration behind the Muriwai White shape that McLaren Special Operations is premiering on a 570S Spider. It’s a special shade of white that carries subtle hints of blue, the latter of which you can only see if you look at the car at certain angles. Amanda McLaren, Bruce’s daughter, was instrumental in deciding the color that would be created in her father’s memory. Apparently, the younger McLaren had the perfect idea in mind: use the same colors that featured on the house she grew up in and attach the name of the estate to it.


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“The new Muriwai White paint finish isn’t going to be a one-off color”

“My mother Patty had been at a dinner party with a palm reader, who told her she’d live in a big white house with blue doors and shutters,” McLaren said in a statement announcing the launch of the special color. “Whether by destiny or design, that is what transpired and Muriwai was a place of pride for Bruce and comfort to Patty years after my father’s premature death in 1970 at the age of 32.”

The new Muriwai White paint finish isn’t going to be a one-off color. Once the color premieres on the 570S Spider, customers can ask for the specific paint on any McLaren model through MSO.

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PostHeaderIcon This Automotive Trend Was Just The Worst

As a car enthusiast now in his thirties, I remember the release of the original Fast & Furious movie. It was the summer of 2001, and as a budding young 16-year-old, I was captivated by the wild-looking cars I saw on the screen. Candy-colored paint and graphics, eccentric body kits, nitrous purges, atmospheric waste gates… all of it was totally new to me. And there’s a reason the original F&F became known as “The Movie” in the tuner scene – almost instantly, this obscure culture was thrust into the daylight, and with it came both the good and the bad. This piece touches on some of the bad, namely aftermarket Altezza taillights.

Shortly after the debut of F&F, the aftermarket Altezza taillight became the part du jour for wannabe tuners and performance enthusiasts. Alternately called Euro lights or crystal lights, many less-than-reputable companies made a small killing hawking these garish, ill-fitting pieces, and you’d often find them hanging on by a thread from the tail of some half-rusted import with cut springs, no muffler, and an oversized GT-style wing on the trunk. Like some kind of sinister case of VD, the Altezza taillight phenomenon quickly spread, infecting even the domestic scene with its cheap plastic and lookalike chrome inserts.

Luckily, the Altezza phenomenon eventually died out, but still elicits a chuckle amongst those who remember it. Which leads me to this – which automotive trend, past or present, do you think is just the worst? Let us know in the comments, and maybe, just maybe, we’ll find something worse than Altezza taillights.

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PostHeaderIcon Brabus Ultimate E Concept

In the 23 years that it’s been around, Smart has become a staple in urban cities, fulfilling its mission of being a purveyor of affordable compact cars. But like most car brands, Smart has a sporty and aggressive alter ego, though one that we rarely get to see. It just so happened that one such example was presented at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show by noted tuner Brabus. It’s called the Brabus Ultimate E Concept, and it’s an absolute humdinger.

Okay, so I know what you’re thinking. “It’s a Smart ForTwo. ‘Humdinger’ isn’t exactly the kind of word I’d use to describe it.” You’d be right about that, but you’d also be wrong in assuming that the Ultimate E Concept is nothing more than a dressed up ForTwo wearing a Brabus kit. It’s way more than what it appears to be, and we have Brabus and its partner-in-crime in this project, Kreisel Electric, to thank for that. This concept – it really shouldn’t be a concept – represents the pinnacle of what the Smart ForTwo can become if it adopts new technologies and embraces its inner id in the process. Think a 200-horsepower Smart ForTwo is still the stuff of dreams and fantasies? Think again. Smart has come a long way since it started in 1994. I can’t tell for certain if the Brabus Ultimate E Concept is the future, but if it is, then that future just became mighty exciting.

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PostHeaderIcon Land Rover Discovery by Startech

Startech may be overshadowed by its parent company, Brabus, in the tuning world, but the tuner has proven itself to be as adept in building kits for a wide range of vehicle brands. One of those brands is Land Rover, and as fate would have it, Startech is presenting its latest program for the Discovery SUV at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.

The program has a more style-over-substance feel to it. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, especially for an SUV like the Discovery, which caters to more than just the off-road adventurers of the world. Those who prefer a proper dress-up for their SUVs are the targets here, hence the lack of an engine upgrade that puts more power to the SUV’s 3.0-liter supercharged V-6 engine. It is fitting, too, that with Startech’s kit for the SUV arrived just as the Discovery underwent its biggest stylistic change since 2009. Put all of these elements together and it’s easy to see why Startech wants to be one of the first in the tuning scene to have one in the market. Other tuners like Kahn Design will inevitably have theirs at some point, but for now, the spotlight is squarely on Startech to make a positive impression on owners of the new SUV. Considering its pedigree as a company owned by Brabus, it wouldn’t be hard for Startech to live up to its parent firm’s reputation.

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PostHeaderIcon Carbon Fiber Interior Trim – Performance Statement, Or Fake And Uncool?

It seems like just about any car out on the road with any semblance of sporting intentions has the option for carbon fiber trim in the interior. Once relegated to the fastest of the fast, carbon fiber is becoming more of a fashion statement with every passing production cycle. You know exactly what I’m talking about. Never mind the plodding 0-to-60 mph time and yawn-inspiring handling – if it’s supposed to be sporty, then let’s all be reminded with acres of faux fiber in the cabin. Sometimes it works, but by and large, the trend is leaning towards the ridiculous at this point. Making matters worse is the carbon fiber tape you can buy from the aftermarket to slather across your dash and center console. Because as we all know, the fastest performance machines on the planet all have bubbling vinyl in the cockpit.

You’ll have to pardon the attitude here, it’s just that this is one trend I’ll be happy to see finally put to bed. Thing is, like I stated before, sometimes it works – Koenigsegg, for example, seems to have a pretty good handle on it, as does Pagani. But I guess that’s the problem. As long as those dream cars are rocking carbon interiors, the rest of us will continue to strive to make believe our four-cylinder commuters are fire-breathing 200-mph monsters.

Which begs the question – is fake carbon fiber trim acceptable, or trash? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

PostHeaderIcon Ford Focus RS by Mountune

Mountune may not have the most famous name in the aftermarket tuning circle, but don’t let its relative anonymity distract you from what the tuner is fully capable of. We already saw what happens when it gets its hands on the Ford Focus RS. It did so last year with Ford Performance and managed to squeeze out 375 horsepower and 376 pound-feet of torque. Now it’s back with a bigger and better upgrade for the hot hatch as calls for a 400-horsepower Ford Focus RS have finally been answered.

The scope of Mountune’s new modifications for the Focus RS covers a lot of ground as far as mechanical upgrades are concerned. There’s very little in the way of aesthetic enhancements, so customers are advised to find them elsewhere, be it from Ford or another aftermarket company. Nevertheless, the program’s lack of versatility shouldn’t be held against it, not with the promise of incredible power and performance. Take this kit from Mountune however you want to, but rest assured, this is as “no-nonsense” as any tuning program we’ve come across for the Ford Focus RS. It was developed for one purpose – power for ages – and the resulting numbers certainly speak for themselves.

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PostHeaderIcon McLaren 570GT by Novitec

The McLaren 570GT is about as unique as any McLaren that’s out on the market today. It’s classified under the company’s Sports Series, but really, it has the credentials of a supercar. It was prepared to be a performance daily driver in the vein of the Porsche 911, and yet it can flex its power in a heartbeat. The 570GT’s varied characteristics is a big part of its appeal, and for all it’s worth, it’s also a big reason why aftermarket tuners have taken a fancy to it. One of these tuners is Novitec and it’s got a dandy new program for the 570GT that helps improve its output numbers to reach levels that essentially puts it in the league of McLaren’s higher-echelon Super Series.

If you have ever followed Novitec’s work, you might remember the tuner has already worked on the McLaren 570S, introducing its program for that car back in December 2016. The blueprint of both kits is pretty similar in a such a way that the scope of Novitec’s modifications falls along the same sections. There are aerodynamic kits, a new set of wheels, suspension upgrades, and of course, engine tweaks that put the 570GT’s output in the vicinity of 650 horsepower, right smack where the 650S resides. It’s not the most encompassing program you’ll ever see, but for a car like the 570GT that can already shine on its own without any assistance, Novitec’s new program is simply all about making a good thing even better.

Continue after the jump to read more about the McLaren 570GT by Novitec

PostHeaderIcon Ford F-22 F-150 Raptor

Ford Performance created a one-off F-150 Raptor styled after the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor fighter jet for a charity auction benefiting kids’ interest and participation in flying. Called the Gathering of Eagles, the annual event is hosted by the Experimental Aircraft Association. This year, the auction raised $300,000 thanks to Ford’s donation of the “F-22 Raptor.” The truck obviously takes its name and styling cues from America’s premier fighter, going so far as to incorporate the jet’s silhouette into its grille and side mirrors. But that just scratches the surface of what Ford did to this 2018 F-150 Raptor Crew Cab.

The Raptor boasts a Whipple intercooler and other performance upgrades on its high-output, 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6, giving it an impressive 545 horsepower and 660 pound-feet of torque – a healthy improvement over its stock 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of twist. The bodywork received carbon fiber fender flairs, custom LED lighting, power-deploying running boards, an aggressive wheel and tire package, and that silver-over-black paint job. These, combined with other upgrades, helped the truck garner a $300,000 winning bid, beating out last year’s winning bid of $295,000 for a P-51D Mustang-themed 2017 Ford Shelby GT350 called Ole Yeller. Making the winning bid more special – it was from Gary Ackerman of Gaudin Ford in Las Vegas. Ackerman serves as Honorary Commander and Ambassador for the U.S. Air Force’s F-22 Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.

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PostHeaderIcon Mercedes-AMG E63 S By Posaidon

There may be a new-generation Mercedes-AMG E63 S in town now, but just because that’s the case, that doesn’t mean the previous-generation model will just fade out into the sunset. Noted Mercedes tuner Posaidon seems to think that there’s still some untapped potential left in the “old” AMG E63 S, and like any tuner worth its salt, Posaidon set about unlocking it with a new program that delivers a staggering 1,090 horsepower, more than what today’s lineup of hypercars are capable of.

Wrap your heads around that number for a second. 1,090 horsepower for the Mercedes-AMG E63 S. Sure, the mid-sized performance saloon is capable of handling that much power, but not without a lot of help, or at least in this case, a bigger engine up front. That’s the scope of what Posaidon has done. Not to mention the work Posaidon put in, which speaks to the kind of upgrades it’s offering for the Merc-AMG. It’s admittedly not for everyone, but for those who prefer supercar-levels of power out of the E63 S beauties, the German tuner’s power offering is about as high as it’s going to get. And in case it’s a little too out of reach for a customer’s sensibilities, Posaidon does have other options on the menu, specifically upgrades that “only” bring out 850 and 920 horsepower, respectively. I suppose the output numbers, in this case, are relative, but then again, even an 850-horsepower AMG E63 S is going to be a whirlwind to drive.

Continue after the jump to read more about the Mercedes-AMG E63 S by Posaidon.

PostHeaderIcon Porsche 911 Turbo S Blue Arrow by Edo Competition

Just in case it isn’t abundantly clear by now, the Porsche 911 Turbo S is a legend. It’s regarded as one of the most iconic models in history, as it has been ever since it was launched in the market 54 years ago. The sports car’s appeal is unlikely to lose its luster anytime soon, and it’s that particular timeless quality about it that has made the 911 such a popular model in the aftermarket tuning circle. The current-generation 911 has seen its fair share of programs from tuning heavyweights like TechArt, TopCar, and Gemballa. Now it’s edo competition’s turn to get in on the action and the German tuner didn’t disappoint with a 675-horsepower creation called the 911 Turbo S Blue Arrow.

It’s a fancy name for a fancy tuning program for a fancy sports car. It also happens to be potent beyond words, not to mention capable of achieving incredible amounts of speed and power that fits into the performance legacy of the Porsche 911. It’s fitting, too, that this program comes from edo competition, the same tuner that’s responsible for some of the most impressive tuning creations in history. Remember what it did to the Ferrari Enzo all those years ago? I don’t expect this creation for the 911 Turbo S to match that in power and performance, but I do know that it doesn’t need to. The Porsche 911 Turbo S is its own unicorn, and edo competition did it a solid by sprinkling its pixie dust all over it.

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PostHeaderIcon Honda Civic Type R Gets The One Republic Treatment

Yes, you’re reading that right. The Honda Civic Type R, the purveyor of hot hatch madness, just received a styling overhaul courtesy of One Republic, the American band that’s responsible for hit songs like “Apologize,” “Counting Stars,” and “Secret.” It seems like an ideal match from a popularity standpoint, and to the surprise of many, the finished product actually looks pretty good, save for a few complaints. Can’t have everything, can you, One Republic?

The one-off Civic Type R is actually part of Honda’s 2017 Honda Civic Tour where fans of the model will get a chance to see what’s new and cracking in the world of the Civic. One Republic has been tapped to headline this tour and that explains why Honda asked the band to design their own stylistic interpretation of the hot hatch. This is the result and, well, I actually like it. It’s not obnoxious in any way and the use of the matte black and red accents was done in a way that they don’t take away from the things that make the Civic Type R the desirable piece of machinery that it is. Whether you agree with me or not, we will get to see more of the One Republic-designed Honda Civic Type R in the coming months as it embarks on a cross-country tour in the U.S. alongside a custom Honda Rebel motorcycle that was also designed by the band.

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PostHeaderIcon Subaru Enthusiast Makes Intake Out Of Cardboard, Goes Faster: Video

Folks like us do some pretty silly things in the name of performance. Whether its justifying the purchase of a new Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio as a “family car,” or breaking your back running coilovers on the daily driver for a few seconds per lap on the weekends, you wouldn’t be wrong for calling our perspective “skewed” at best. That said, where there’s a will, there’s a way, as evidenced by this intrepid young Subaru driver’s unorthodox approach to boosting horsepower. Documented in a short five-minute, 21-second video from our friends over at 1320 Video, the Subaru in question is a mostly stock early 2000’s Forester running flat out at the Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack event at the Colorado Springs Airport. In a bid to crest the 100-mph mark, the driver fabricated a new intake from a Pringles can and cereal box, plumbing it through the headlight for a budget-friendly ram air effect. The result is just enough extra power to reach three digits, making this driver our new hero.

Never mind the Mustangs and Vipers this kid is running against. We’re much more interested in the box-shaped, 15-year-old grocery getter chipping away for a personal record. This is real enthusiasm, people, and it’s infectious. Fingers crossed the owner continues to have fun for years to come.

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End Date: Sunday Oct-28-2018 7:54:58 PDT
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1972 Chevrolet C10 1972 Chevy C10 Pick Up Frame Off RESTO 350 Vintage AC PS PDB 350Trans
$10,200.00 (2 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday Oct-23-2018 10:00:00 PDT
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1964 Chevrolet C-10 Pickup 1964 Chevrolet C10 Pickup Truck
$22,322.00 (167 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Oct-31-2018 16:49:14 PDT
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1972 Chevrolet C-10 1972 C10 shortbed LS3, 6 speed auto
$12,600.00 (6 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Oct-28-2018 8:53:00 PDT
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1966 Chevrolet Corvette CONVERTIBLE 1966 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 427/425 HP FRAME OFF RESTROED
$107.50 (2 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Oct-28-2018 18:45:06 PDT
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1946 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1946 chevy coe
$4,500.00 (29 Bids)
End Date: Monday Oct-22-2018 20:08:49 PDT
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1971 Chevrolet C-10 Custom 1971 C10 Custom 3 Door Crew Cab
$29,500.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Monday Oct-22-2018 14:00:00 PDT
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1946 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1946 chevy pickup truck
$4,550.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Oct-27-2018 13:00:26 PDT
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1969 Chevrolet Corvette Needs paint 1969 Corvette T-top, 4-spd, solid, cheap, options
$4,900.00 (11 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Oct-28-2018 14:35:49 PDT
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1970 Ford Mustang Mach1 1970 mustang mach1
$20,000.00
End Date: Sunday Oct-28-2018 17:56:46 PDT
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1957 Chevrolet Other Pickups Standard 1957 Chevy Custom Patina Truck
$15,100.00 (29 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Oct-24-2018 10:46:28 PDT
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1965 Ford Mustang 1965 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 350 Clone Built 289 Tremec 5 Speed Power RackPinon
$48,100.00 (7 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday Oct-23-2018 10:00:00 PDT
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1957 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1957 CHEVY Restomod Truck
$33,600.00 (14 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Oct-25-2018 17:35:14 PDT
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2019 Chevrolet Corvette 2LT $8,605 OFF MSRP 2019 CORVETTE GRAND SPORT
$67,955.00
End Date: Saturday Nov-3-2018 9:19:44 PDT
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1946 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1946 chevy pickup
$4,550.00 (13 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Oct-28-2018 17:00:23 PDT
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2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS 2017 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS 50TH ANNIVERSARY 6.2L V8
$17,200.00 (15 Bids)
End Date: Friday Oct-26-2018 17:45:00 PDT
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1953 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1953 Chevy 3100 pick up truck
$15,300.00 (18 Bids)
End Date: Monday Oct-22-2018 9:33:07 PDT
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1964 Chevrolet C-10 NO RESERVE AUCTION 1964 C10 AIR BAGGED LONG BED CUSTOM CADILLAC LIGHTS
$3,250.00 (20 Bids)
End Date: Monday Oct-22-2018 17:59:45 PDT
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1972 Chevrolet C-10 1972 CHEVROLET C10 FACTORY SWB SHOP TRUCK RAT ROD
$6,600.00 (35 Bids)
End Date: Friday Oct-26-2018 16:00:00 PDT
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1972 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1972 Chevrolet C/50 ( 1 owner 15,800 original miles )
$5,500.00 (1 Bid)
End Date: Friday Oct-26-2018 6:28:56 PDT
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1967 Ford Mustang Fastback 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback
$27,000.00 (70 Bids)
End Date: Monday Oct-29-2018 14:15:00 PDT
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1940 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1940 CHEVY PICK UP RAT ROD
$2,025.69 (15 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Oct-24-2018 15:34:09 PDT
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