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Archive for: September, 2012

This Series 1 E-type looks like a sleek and sexy driver. As a ’67, it offers the best of both worlds – you get the smaller bumpers of the earlier cars without the pollution controls that robbed some of the performance of the later ones. And on top of that, it’s in a great color combination, even if it was originally...

From our friends at eBay Motors UK comes this insane (read: fun) new challenge for eBay Motors racing star Tom Onslow-Cole from TV mechanic extraordinaire Edd China. The BTCC Mechanics Challenge kicked off on August 16th, and sees the team attempting to take an ordinary milk float and make it into a competitive race...

Yes, it’s that time again—time for the 2012 edition of eBay Motors’ People’s Picks! Starting today, September 10th, the eBay Motors community will begin choosing their favorites from a number of categories: Muscle Cars, Trucks, New Cars, Imports, Classic Cars, Race Cars, Hybrids, Off-Road, and Modifications. Each...

The all-new 2013 Acura RDX sees a dramatic evolution of the model that seems to place the RDX on the path to great success in the American market.

Grand Am Rolex Sports Car Series at Mazda Raceway The pole-sitting team of Richard Westbrook and Antonio Garcia/No.90 Spirit of Daytona Racing Corvette DP took the lead and won the Continental Tire Sports Car Festival feature race and earned its third victory, making it the only DP team with three wins this...

When you see a 1980 Ford Fairmont like this, you probably think you’re looking at a grandpa mobile or boring mommy wagon. But this one is packing a hot little secret – there’s a 308-cubic inch small block Ford roller motor under its hood. This is a case of a sleeper that’s actually functional as well as fast — it’s...

Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca  With only two races left for the season, Grand-Am race fans were treated to some heated competition as drivers and race teams chase down their respective championships. Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race on Saturday counted too many...

If you needed a four-wheel drive truck back in 1956, there were only a few options available. They usually required a third-party contractor, like NAPCO, which would take a new pickup and convert it with special axles, special gearing, and a transfer case – just the thing for clawing up mountains for firewood at a...

Introduction of Bring a Trailer eBay Motors Restoration Project: 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split-Window Coupe, video + photo gallery At Bring a Trailer, we feature the best classic cars for sale from all over the Internet. Our army of readers sends us links every day of the best projects, potential bargains, and...

Known as the “Zephster Special,” this vintage-styled hot rod features a channeled body over a stretched chassis, as well as a V12 sourced from a 1941 Lincoln Zephyr. If you and your buddies are into vintage-styled retro hot rods, this is the car for you. It’ll stand out more than any other ’29-’32 Ford roadster repowered...

The Continental Sports Car Festival is coming to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca this week, and eBay Motors will be there bringing fun events and prizes to the estimated 35,000 attending. Laguna Seca is one of the most legendary and exciting tracks in America, and the Grand Am Rolex Sports Car Series brings intense...

Lamborghini’s Countach was the poster car in every boy’s room in the ’80s, and the follow-up Diablo proved a worthy successor in the ’90s. The design was penned by Marcello Gandini (the man responsible for the Miura and Countach) and finished by Tom Gale when Chrysler bought Lamborghini. A top speed of 202 mph, 4.5...

With compact crossovers becoming increasingly popular, Mercedes Benz decided to give its baby CUV a significant refresh for 2013. A more powerful 3.5-liter V6 resides under the hood, and the interior and exterior have been redesigned.

The chrome is polished, the stripes are pinned (give us a break—we’re excited), and the eBay-sourced parts are all in place. Now that the four BUILT from eBay teams are done, their cars are headed back from whence they came—the eBay auction block. Not before the Team Lowrider, Four Wheeler, Hot Rod, and Eurocar...

SKIL lists custom SKILSAW inspired chopper We’re not always about the four-wheeled vehicles here at eBay Motors, so here’s a very special listing for the eBay Motors motorcycle community to watch. SKIL Tools recently celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Worm Drive SKILSAW. Considered by many to be “the saw that...

The 1966 El Camino is the People’s Choice Winner! Stay tuned for more details of this vehicle here later this week. In the meantime, go to the BUILT from eBay site to read more about the results! WWW.builtfromebay.com

The Corbin Sparrow is a single-passenger, three-wheeled, pure-electric people mover. Only 300 of these wonderfully funky vehicles were produced, from 1992 to 2002. This one up for auction on eBay is Number 140. It’s even more unique—if that’s possible— because its owner has tricked it out with a custom metallic dark...

Our garage throwdown is complete and four unique vehicles built by talented teams from some of the best garages are ready to be bid upon by automotive fans everywhere. Each garage was challenged to build a vehicle with base vehicles and parts purchased entirely from eBay with the goal of giving the proceeds from the...

The first official eBay Motors Blog debuted in September 2010 and we know it’s been some time since we’ve freshened up our look, so welcome to the all-new eBay Motors Blog! Now, change can be distressing and that many fear the new and different, but we’re going to give you a quick rundown of some of the features that...

Volkswagen Beetles are great little city cars. But their rear-mounted air cooled engines, torsion bar suspensions, and super simple mechanical components make them great off-roaders, too ó especially when properly fitted out with a suspension lift, big tires, and special gearing. There isn’t much that can break on one...

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