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You might know the Chrysler Town & Country as the seven-passenger minivan introduced 25 years ago. But the advent of the minivan can be traced much further back: another half-century to the classic 1941 Town & Country barrel-back wood station wagon now listed on eBay.

It’s widely assumed that American muscle cars are all about horsepower. But that overlooks the race for aerodynamics that characterized the 1969 and 1970 Nascar Grand National seasons, known as the “Aero Wars.” The fierce competition between Ford and Chrysler reached epic proportions, when Ford built the 1970 Ford...

When exploring the world of fine collectible automobiles, you will frequently encounter this term: bespoke. It’s just a highfalutin way of describing something that is customized or made-to-order. In the case of this, ahem, extremely rare $2 million 1950 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith now on sale on eBay, there’s a single...

Classic Ford Mustangs are among the most iconic and collectible cars in the world. But is the ’64 ‘Stang now listed on eBay for more than $1 million worth its price? The answer can be found in the car’s incredible story. The seller, in fact, calls it “the most significant historic Mustang in the world.”

In the early 1960s, a brand new Rolls-Royce cost about $8,000. Five decades later, when fully restored to its original grandeur, this 1962 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II is listed on eBay for a cool half-mil. Why is it fetching such a price?

When did BMW become synonymous with sporty great-handling cars for drivers? You might look to the company’s CS models, produced in the late 1960s and early 1970s, for when the Bimmer became the “ultimate driving machine” and earned its reputation to conquer not only Lemans and Nürburgring, but also the daily...

eBay Listing: Feed & Seed 1937 Chevrolet C-10 Hot Rod Shop Truck Shop trucks are growing in popularity with the collector car crowd. Especially ones with an original shop logo and perfect patina. This custom 1937 Chevrolet C-10 hot rod has a long list of mods and reliable for everyday driving. According to the seller,...

Okay, so let’s just get it out there upfront — there is no real conclusion to this topic, and never will be. It’s largely based on opinion, which differs person to person. That being said, you can gather a good bit by looking at the cars from each decade. Whether you’re looking for an investment or just trying to...

At eBay Motors we spend a lot of time studying cars and today we are going to make a bold statement about a Japanese car, which is a risky move. In doing so we will take a path less traveled. So brace yourselves.

Technology has changed, but the song remains the same When US automakers opened their showroom doors in 1949, Americans flocked to see the first new car models in over half a decade. The nation that had embraced gas rationing to help our troops overseas was anxious to get back to business as usual, including its...

Listen to Led Zeppelin’s howling lyrics on numerous tracks and you’ll hear a howling, barking, snarling vocal quality that in many ways is reminiscent of this 1970 Plymouth Barracuda’s engine note.

The phrases “instant classic” or “instant collectible” are some of the more widely abused expressions in the classic car world. Slow-moving inventory or cars that are in the last year of a model cycle are often dressed up as “farewell editions” or some other special edition and touted by dealers as instant...

eBay Listing: 1962 VW Beetle Karmann Coachwerks Convertible In the depths of winter, when some people are leading lives of quiet desperation, part of the human condition is the desire to break out of the cold, to seize each day as if it were our last, and to cherish spring and summertime for what they can represent to...

eBay Listing: 1969 MG MGB GT Coupe Morris Garages or MG was a producer of some wonderful sports cars throughout the years. The T series, the A series, and the B series, and of the course the Midgets are some of the most popular models produced by MG. Today we will be looking at a variant of the MGB a model that was...

World’s first original Mustang replica to be revealed at Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Revology Cars is launching a replica of the first true Mustang that remains true to the original Pony car, but with modern powertrain and technology. The first generation Mustang ran from model year 1964½ to 1966, setting...

Ron Berry from St. George, Utah admits that he’s “obsessed, this is my addiction” and his handicraft produced a one of a kind VW styled bus that is definitely unique.  Plus the engine that powers this cartoonish vehicle has a deep connection with Berry’s early drag racing roots. Even as a youth Berry enjoyed drawing...

eBay Listing: 1977 AMC Gremlin X with Levi Denim Upholstered Seats “Ah! The Mirth Mobile! ” -Wayne Campbell Remember Wayne and Garth rockin’ to Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody in their AMC Pacer? They may have been a little offbeat, but few cars from the 70s were so wonderfully weird, the Pacer fit right in with the...

Growing up around cars or near cars is one thing, but for some people the infatuation with cars is inborn. We often compare it to how some people love sports, or dancing, or fashion, or even music. It is hard to explain why something evokes such passionate responses, but they often do. And that zeal for the...

With Goodguys Rod & Custom Association’s 2015 event season kicking off next week in Scottsdale, Arizona at Westworld (home of the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction), now would be a good time to share an amazing truck with you from the 2014 event season. Georgia’s Gary Brown spent the better part of two years...

eBay Listing: 1948 Ford, rebuilt Mercury Flathead, perfect chrome Truthfully, we are partial to Fords built from 1940-1948. We realize that is a large spectrum of cars, but that was a turbulent time for our nation and the world. During that period many cars from this era carried moonshine in the South before, during,...

eBay Listing: 1972 VW Bus, aka The Mystery Machine Zoinks! What crime-solving group of teenagers known as Mystery Inc. drove around in the coolest psychedelic van known as the Mystery Machine? If you answered Scooby Doo and his gang, you would be correct. Clones of the fictional cartoon vehicle known as the Mystery...