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Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster with 850 miles sells for $3.7M

Pre-auction estimates pegged the value of this unrestored 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster at somewhere between $1.8 million and $2.4 million. Well, the car just crossed the auction block at Artcurial's Le Mans Classic sale where it fetched nearly $3.7 million. That's quite a bit more than expected, and it's also the most anyone has ever paid for a 300SL...

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Enough parts to build a Ferrari 250 GTO sold at auction

This is like a Lego kit for billionaires. Saturday's Coys Auctions event at Blenheim Palace in the United Kingdom saw the hammer go down on millions of dollars worth of rare, original spare parts. Part of the auction included almost all of the parts one would need to assemble a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO. In its complete form, a Ferrari 250 GTO is just about the...

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Bespoke McLaren 570S Spider raises nearly $1M for charity

To celebrate McLaren Automotive's 25th anniversary, the supercar maker decided to give back. The company donated a bespoke 570S Spider to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation, which was auctioned off at the Argento Ball on Wednesday, at Elton John's home. The special 570S Spider features a Blade Silver exterior color to mark the company's silver...

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Ferrari 250 GTO heads to auction, could set new price record

A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO has the record for the highest price paid for a car at auction, with a buyer bidding a bit over $38 million to secure the car back in 2014. Now another 1962 250 GTO, this one bearing chassis No. 3413, is headed to auction and we could very well see the previous record fall. That's because a 1963 250 GTO sold just this month for a...

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Final Dodge Viper and Challenger SRT Demon fetch $1M in charity auction

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has built the very last examples of its Dodge Viper supercar and Challenger SRT Demon street-legal drag racer, but the automaker didn't resort to locking the cars away in a heritage center or museum. Instead, they've been set free to prowl the streets. FCA called on Barrett-Jackson to sell the cars in a single auction, which took...

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Your new hero stuffed an LS9 into a 1998 Chevy Tahoe, and it’s for sale

There's nothing remarkable about a first-generation Chevy Tahoe. It's a fine automobile built on General Motors' stout GMT400 platform, and it was offered with a list of engines ranging from the 4.1-liter inline-6 up to a large 6.5-liter turbocharged V-8 diesel. One engine it was not offered with, however, was the LS9. This is a shame. But it's a shame...

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Unrestored Mercedes-Benz 300SL gulling and roadster head to auction

It's 1960s Sweden and you're a successful dental surgeon. You need a set of wheels so you pop over to the local Mercedes-Benz dealership and drive away in a 1963 300SL Roadster because it's basically a car straight out of the future. Fast forward a few years and you're still successful and you still have that 300SL. Now it's time to add a 300SL gullwing...

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The "Terminator 2" Harley-Davidson Fat Boy could be yours

Are you a fan of the dystopian-future motion picture "Terminator 2: Judgement Day"? Of course you are! It's a great film that highlights the role of Skynet in the coming robot-driven apocalypse. One of the highlight vehicles featured in the film is a 1991 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy. It was ridden by Arnold Schwarzenegger through the Los Angeles River as he...

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The Terminator 2 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy could be yours

But you're way... out, of li-ine. Are you a fan of the future history documentary Terminator 2: Judgement Day? Of course you are! It's a great film that highlights the role of Skynet in the coming robot-driven apocalypse. One of the highlight vehicles featured in the film is a 1991 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy. It was ridden by Arnold Schwarzenegger through the...

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2017 Ford GT sells for $1.8M at auction

Ford made buyers of its modern GT supercar sign an agreement promising not to sell for at least two years in an attempt to curb the cars from being flipped for huge profits. It hasn't worked because some GT buyers have already sold their cars, with the latest example selling at Mecum's auction in Indianapolis last week for $1,815,000, including the buyer's...

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