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Archive for: January, 2013

Understanding eBay Motors! Our guest is Kevin Considine, Senior Manager for Dealer Operations. Kevin works with the dealers and educates them how connect with buyers, how to create listings, common questions from prospective buyers, how to complete transactions and ship cars to buyers who are out of area. There are...

Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Roadster Showcased at Miami International Airport Faster than a speeding Boeing 777 cleared for takeoff, five Aventadors heated up the south runway tarmac after receiving special clearance from the Federal Aviation Administration. Caught on radar, the supercars hit speeds of 210 mph (338...

Some exciting news from across the pond: The eBay Motors UK-sponsored West Surrey Racing team’s British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) stable of drivers is growing stronger with the addition of 2009 BTCC Champion Colin Turkington. Turkington is returning to the BTCC after successful seasons in the World and...

Ford has been quite good at staying ahead of the curve when it comes to automotive buying trends. Just when the SUV craze started to wane, Ford revamped its small and mid-size car offerings, with the new Focus, Fiesta, and Fusion earning strong praise. When higher gas prices became the new norm, Ford was quick to...

By Nathan Sacco Likes: Stunning good looks and fantastic 20-inch wheels Loaded with the latest technology and options Spacious and luxurious interior Dislikes: Sports car good looks don’t translate into sporty performance Electronic assists needed to compensate for massive blind spots The 2013 Ford Explorer Sport...

Likes: Unexpectedly fast Well-appointed interior with a nice mix of materials and textures Heated front and rear seats Adaptive Cruise Control self-regulates; will slow car down to match speed of car ahead. How cool is that? Dislikes: Safety features can become annoying or simply distract from the process of...

Finding unique and rare cars on eBay is not uncommon. This past month we found a Lamborghini Countach replica that was hand-built in a Wisconsin basement and a Chevy truck originally owned by the “king of cool”, Steve McQueen. This week our special find is a 1953 Arnolt-MG Bertone Coupe of which there were only 65...

You spoke. We listened. Now eBay Motors shoppers can take advantage of the full suite of services offered by eBay Motors from a single point on our Vehicle Buyer Services page. Feedback from our customers helps us shape and grow the eBay Motors site into a useful tool for finding the right vehicle, part, and...

Before hybrids and electric cars hit the green car scene, the best fuel efficiency strategy was to downsize. But for decades, opting for a smaller car, in order to go further on a gallon of gas, meant driving an “econobox” — a joyless, stripped-down model with little oomph and even less style. One exception has been...

The North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI was the stage of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class family world debut which has been extensively updated. Sedan, wagon, cabriolet and coupe showcase new efficient engines, new assistance systems and a new design idiom. The new E-class now incorporates no less...

The Ford F-150 has been the number one selling truck for generations and is the number one selling truck on eBay Motors. This week at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Ford has unveiled the Ford Atlas which looks to be the next generation F-150 pickup truck. Called the Atlas, the concept truck...

The North American International Auto Show in Detroit was the world stage for many debuts of significant models and concepts. We knew there would be lots of fancy cars and pretty faces at this year’s show now that the auto industry is going strong again. Setting the tone for the event was the official revealing of the...

First unveiled in February 2012, the Tesla Model X SUV features gull-wing doors, a front mounted trunk, and seating for seven. With an unofficial 0 – 60 time of 5 seconds, the Tesla Model X shown at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit is garnering a lot of attention and a lot of pre-orders from buyers...

The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee is redesigned and is unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. New 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 engine delivers best-in-class 30 miles per gallon (mpg), driving range of more than 730 miles and best-in-class towing capability of 7,400 pounds New eight-speed automatic...

‘Road to the Ram® Jam’ All-star Country Music Series Kicks Off First of Five Charity Auctions Beginning Jan. 22 Kellie Pickler is the first artist to auction off her personal Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn truck to benefit USO Warrior and Family Care. She drove it for a year, she loved it … but now she’s inviting someone...

The Concept Vehicles of this Year’s NAIAS in Detroit Photos by Megan Green and Derek Mau While we understand that not everyone enjoys surprises as much as we do, it’s always a little disappointing to arrive at an auto show and realize that most of the vehicles scheduled to be introduced have already actually debuted...

Acura’s third-Generation luxury SUV prototype was revealed at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 7-passenger MDX, competing with other sector notables such as the Infiniti QX and the Audi Q7, now sits upon a lightweight and more rigid chassis. Boasting a 16% reduction in aerodynamic drag...

Hyundai used the North American International Auto Show in Detroit for the global unveiling of the HCD-14 concept sedan that provides a first look at the design direction for future luxury sedans. Elements will show up on the production model of the next-generation Genesis full-size that will be shown next year at the...

The new NSX Concept maintains its low and wide stance with the dynamic and alluring proportions highlighted by clean, modern and simple surfacing, and edgy details that communicate supercar attitude and a high-tech feel. “This further evolution of the Acura NSX Concept design is remarkably true to the original concept...

Following the North American debut of the 2014 GT-R and a display of the popular DeltaWing racer at December’s Los Angeles Auto Show, Nissan is bringing two new road car ideas to the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The all-new 2014 Nissan Versa Note continues Nissan’s rollout of new models,...

Most concept vehicles make their world debuts years ahead of any potential release date, but Honda’s taking a slightly different approach at this year’s North American International Auto Show. The Urban SUV Concept unveiled at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show is slated for release in Japan before year’s end, and will land...