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1954 Kaiser Darrin Roadster

American Two-Seater Sports Car

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When the 1954 Kaiser Darrin Roadster was being introduced as a prototype it was already steeped in controversy. From its design to its actual production there probably has been no car in history that has been so disruptive to the industry. It began with an incredible design by Howard "Dutch" Darrin and ended when it was caught up in the financial troubles at Kaiser Motors. This car's story plays out like a soap opera against the background of post-war America.

1954 Kaiser Darrin RoadsterThe 1954 Kaiser Darrin Roadster you see here is being offered for sale by a private party in Chicago, Illinois. The price point is quite surprising because usually these cars sell for over $100,000. Yet the seller says she has reduced the price to implement the sale. The seller is the second owner, and has had the car for over 50 years. A frame-off restoration was done in 1968. The interior is mostly original and the top is also original. They say it runs strong, the odometer just recently having turned 50,000 miles. She says the chrome is redone and remains mostly very nice. It comes with correct air cleaner and correct color paint and interior with the three-position top and sliding door.

The salient feature on the Kaiser Darrin was what Darrin called the “pocket door,” which slid into the front fender on a track, thus disappearing into the fender to allow entrance. There has never again been such a door design ever on a two seater sports car, or any car for that matter.

1954 Kaiser Darrin RoadsterThe actual number of Kaiser Darrins sold was recorded as 435, not including the six prototypes known to have been produced. However they say that 50 Kaiser Darrins sustained damage during winter storage at the Willys paint plant. These cars were said to have been purchased by Dutch Darrin himself and retrofitted at his Santa Monica, California shop.

There is a controversy in the collector car community over which came first, the Kaiser Darrin or the Chevrolet Corvette. Both have claimed to be the first two-seater sports car ever produced at the factory. It seems that both factories were rushing to come out with the first two-seater ever mass produced in America. The 1953 Corvette experienced some delays, so many feel that the 1954 Kaiser Darrin prototypes should be considered the first.

Latest Additions to the Collector Car Market

January 6, 2017

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Classic Car News This Week
Detroit Speed Builds Pro Touring Suspensions
Detroit Speed Builds Pro Touring Suspensions

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On his way to the Kissimmee Auction this week, Cars On Line's photo journalist, Bob Boberg of eClassicAutos.com, stopped by the shop at Detroit Speed in Mooresville, North Carolina. He found them working on a 1967 Chevy II for one of their clients. Their mission was to turn a pristine V8 4-speed speed Chevy II into a daily driven street machine. It had to use the full array of Detroit Speed equipment. That means it had to be capable of racing in events such as the Ultimate Street Car Association Challenge along with One Lap of America. It will be at several Goodguys Autocross events this year just for good measure. Not too much to ask.

We first met Detroit Speed at the Goodguys Autocross competitions this year. We interviewed their driver Ryan Mathews at the Goodguys Southwest Nationals in Charlotte. Detroit Speed has been involved in building late model vehicle ride and handling into old cars just as if they were factory OEM productions. And they are good at it. Check out the before and after on this Chevy II.

Oldsmobile Nationals
What is an Octoauto?

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Indiana holds a special place in car culture being home to the Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Festival and the state's reputation for being home to those unique cars. Car culture runs even deeper there though as Car Collector Chronicles writer, Dave Yaros tells in the January edition of his newsletter. He details the history of the curiously unique "Octoauto" by Indiana-native inventor and lifelong car enthusiast Milton Othello Reeves. Click here to read more about this eight-wheeled oddity!

Oldsmobile Nationals
SOLD Thru Cars On Line

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"SOLD, SOLD, SOLD," Joe wrote us when he notified Cars On Line that a 1955 Chevy Bel Air Convertible show car was no longer available. He told us to "Mark it sold." Joe said he sold the nice mild custom beauty for one of his friends. The car was located in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. On his ad page he added to the headline, "Thank you, Cars On Line." We appreciate the call out, Joe.

Joe knows why we always say: "You can advertise anywhere ... but you can sell on Cars On Line." Click this link to see what else SOLD this week on the Cars On Line website.

Oldsmobile Nationals
Upcoming Auctions Will Be Watched Closely

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January is a big month for the collector car market. Two big nationally important auctions will be followed closely by our readers. The Mecum Aution in Kissimmee, Florida, January 6-15, 2017, this week will tell us a lot about the average values on collector cars. Then the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona comes the following week, January 16-22, 2017. These two auctions are a thermometer for the coming collector car market for 2017. Always check our Car Show Calendar to find out when and where the top collector car shows are happening.

As many of our wise readers have been cautioning us, you don't want to let the multi-million dollar sales of exotic cars fool you. It's not what the top cars sell for that tells us how the collector car market is doing. Watch the values on the "blue collar" muscle cars and '50s and '60s classic cars when you are watching the auctions. That tells you more about what the car in your garage is worth. Also review the recent Cars On Line Market Trends Report to see what average values really are.

Hot August Nights
Unique Find at the Old Car Factory

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Many classic car collectors know what it's like to find a diamond in the rough when it comes to barn finds or privately listed vehicles, but what other kinds of car memorabilia is out there? Kyle Hill at the Nerdist just wrote a fascinating article about a special rock you'll only find under the floors of old car factories. Hundreds of layers of paint formed from spray runoff pooling and drying has created some truly beautiful "rocks." Sadly, the process that created these artistic stones is no longer in use. You can still find pieces like these in the hands of gem shops and artists though. Click here to read more!

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This Weeks Featured Stories
Oldsmobile Nationals
December 2016 New Car Sales

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Heavy holiday promotions and unexpectedly strong sales helped propel U.S. light-vehicle sales to a second consecutive annual high. A record 17.5 million cars and trucks rolled off dealership lots in 2016, putting yearly sales up 0.4 percent over the 2015 record. Sales have now grown for seven consecutive years, an impressive streak for the volatile auto industry. The numbers have been released by WardsAuto.com. Their data center provides the most trusted numbers for new car sales.

The industry sold 1.7 million vehicles during the month of December, a 3 percent improvement over the previous year. General Motors, the nation’s largest car manufacturer, reported its total sales climbed 9.9 percent to 318,907 cars and trucks. Meanwhile Ford, the second largest U.S. automaker, reported its sales were flat at 232,048. In a press release, the company noted Ford remained America’s best-selling vehicle brand for the seventh straight year. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) reported one of its weaker months in December. The automaker said its U.S. sales fell 10.4 percent to 190,437 cars and trucks, recording its third straight double-digit decline.   

The big Japanese automakers all posted sales gains in December. Toyota, the largest Japanese car manufacturer, said it sold 243,229 vehicles last month, a 2 percent increase from the same month in 2015. Meanwhile, Honda’s overall sales jumped 6.4 percent from December 2015 results.

An uncertain year lies ahead for the auto industry. According to The New York Times, there is little expectation that sales will continue on this upward trajectory – at least not without cutting deep into profits. Adding to the challenge is the potential for major changes in federal regulatory and trade policies by the Trump administration.

1971 Ford Torino Custom
1971 Ford Torino Custom

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Long and low, low miles, and the perfect stance ... this 1971 Ford Torino Custom was built on a Discovery Channel TV show "Wrecks To Riches" with Barry's Speed Shop, #9 of Season 1. (Click here to watch it on YouTube.com.) Featured at the SEMA 2006, it has only 40 miles on it since the build (on and off the trailer.)

When Barry found this car on the internet it was a 6 cylinder Plain Jane with only 6,900 original miles. They couldn't beleive it. They say it was garaged for 25 years and had no rust, nice straight car.

Barry put in a 521 ci big block by Jon Barrett Hot Rod Engines; edelbrock manifold, roller cam, 4-barrel carb, 500+ hp. It has full-length headers, stainless steel Magnaflow exhaust, Currie 9" rear, C-6 transmission, QA1 shocks, Baer disc brakes and an electric fuel pump. Wheels: SRRC custom - front 19", rear 20".

Today it is being sold by a private party from Rancho Mirage, California. Celebrity car.

1934 Custom Cadillac
Welcome A New Dealer

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An extreme custom 1934 Cadillac Sedan was in the new listings this week. It is one of the excellent collector cars offered at A&E Classic Cars of New Braunfels, Texas. Our newsletter readers will want to get to know these guys. They only deal in high end custom and classic cars. But they also perform services needed by all collectors. Mechanical repair and body work are one of their specialties. Interior restoration is another.

The '34 Cadillac rides on a four-wheel Air Ride setup, with full length headers, Superflow 3” dual exhaust, a ’76 Cadillac tilt telescoping steering column with Grant Banjo style leather wrapped steering wheel and GM G body front clip with tubular A-arms. It was convertied to a 2-door by lengthening doors 6”, shortened body 12”, and chopped roof 3”. The wood structure was removed and replaced with new steel tubing. It is the kind of unique and one-off classic builds you can expect from A&E Classic Cars.

Here is a link to their inventory. Check back all weekend as they have promised us they will be adding new inventory every day.

Video Ads
1969 Mustang Custom

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Don’t miss this week’s video of a 1969 Mustang Custom from A&E Classic Cars in New Braunfels, Texas. The custom Mustang was built by Barry’s Speed Shop and featured in an episode of Wrecks to Riches. That episode – all 43 minutes – is this week’s featured video. Watch it above (or click here). The video follows award-winning hot rod builder Barry White and his speed shop team as they turn an old ’69 Mustang fastback into a “super muscle car Mustang.” The dealership tells us the TV-build Mustang is powered by a custom built 351 Jon Barrett Hot Rod engine with Edelbrock Pro-Flow fuel injected unit. It’s painted House of Kolor Red with blackout hood treatment. See the ad for more!

Video ads have become the most important development for internet sellers. Just upload your video to YouTube and we'll embed your video in your Cars On Line.com ad at no extra charge.

Here are a few more ads with interesting videos:

1970 Chevelle SS 454 All SS options, Auto View Video
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Hardtop Looks orig, 327, 4-spd View Video
1971 Camaro Z/28 tribute, $19,000 View Video
Collector Cars with Low Miles
1986 Ferrari Testarossa
1986 Ferrari Testarossa

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An ultra-desirable 1986 Ferrari Testarossa is currently for sale from Streetside Classics in Tampa, Florida. According to the dealership, the two-owner exotic super car has traveled just 14,277 actual miles and comes with maintenance history, including a recent full service.

The following are more recently listed Low Miles cars:

1976 Cadillac Eldorado Convt, Orlando Classic Cars, 1,400 miles, Selling at Mecum

1978 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz, Orlando Classic Cars, 14k miles, Selling at Mecum

1966 Cadillac Fleetwood 60, Orlando Classic Cars, 22k miles, Selling at Mecum

1987 Buick Grand National, Haggle Me.com, Says 34,300 miles, 3.8L eng., T-Tops

1928 Durant M2, Streetside Classics, 44,079 actual miles, Rare, Nice restoration

1968 Camaro Z/28 from Dyersburg, TN, Says 30k miles, Rally Green, Restored in '02

1968 Ford Mustang "Eleanor" from Sagueney, QC, Canada, Says 66 miles, Manual

1955 Hudson Hornet, Gateway Classic Cars, 48k miles, Rare, Inline 6-cyl, Vinyl int.

2004 Chevy SSR from Warminster, PA, 1,029 orig miles, One owner, Stock & Original

You'll find these and hundreds more in our Low Miles Section and New Listings page.

Project Vehicles for Restoration
1964 Dodge 440 Station Wagon
1964 Dodge 440 Station Wagon

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Start the new year off right with a fun little project like this 1964 Dodge 440 Station Wagon from Phoenix, Arizona. We're told it's powered by a 383 engine and features a reversed rear seat. It also comes with its original chrome. They say it does need some transmission work as well as a front seat replacement. Make it your next project for just $3,900.

The following are just some of the cars available in the Project Car Section this week:

1947 Chevy 1/2-Ton Truck Cab from Middletown, MO, Replaced/Rebuilt eng., 4-spd

1967 Ford F250 Pickup from Osage Beach, MO, Few dents, Minimal rust, Great patina

1956 Olds Super 88 Holiday Coupe from Hickory, NC, Mid-restoration, Runs/Drives

1991 Jeep XJ from Twentynine Palms, CA, Says "Once running, this thing is a 'Beast!'"

1966 Buick Riviera GS from New Hampton, NY, Rebuilt motor, Still needs some work

1972 Buick Estate Wgn from New Hampton, NY, Loaded, Needs some finishing work

Make sure you watch our New Listings page for daily updates. You can find hundreds of project cars for sale now in the Cars On Line Project Car Section.

Price Reduced Vehicles
1970 Plymouth AAR Cuda
1970 Plymouth AAR Cuda

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Don’t miss your chance to own this 1970 Plymouth AAR Cuda from Terre Haute, Indiana. According to the seller, the extremely rare Mopar wears real FM3 Moulin Rouge paint and still retains its original sheet metal. Under the hood sits a numbers matching motor (rebuilt 200 miles ago) mated to a non-matching 727 automatic transmission. Learn more when you visit the ad, and don’t forget to take a peek at the price. This week you’ll find a PRICE REDUCED tag in the ad. The seller was originally asking $89,900 for this 1970 Plymouth AAR Cuda, but today the price has been lowered to $74,900.

You'll find hundreds more PRICE REDUCED vehicles on the Price Reduced Feed today. Here are just a few:

Vehicle For Sale Original Price Reduced To
1956 Chevy Bel Air $89,500 $79,500
1965 Mustang 'Biting the Bullitt' $69,000 $55,000
1968 Hurst Oldsmobile $57,900 $49,500
1954 Kaiser Darrin Roadster $90,000 $83,000
1970 Plymouth Cuda $48,000 $45,000
1949 Ford 2-Dr Custom $40,000 $35,000
1964 Chevy C10 Suburban $44,900 $29,900
1962 Triumph TR-3B $39,500 $34,500
1965 Corvette Coupe  $58,000 $52,000
1966 Oldsmobile Toronado Deluxe  $22,500 $17,500
1965 Buick Skylark Coupe  $12,500 $9,900
1957 Ford 2 Door Post  $45,000 $35,000
1984 Mustang GT Convertible $10,000 $8,000

The PRICE REDUCED ads are not the only bargains to be had in this week's listings. Click here to go to the DEAL of the DAY feature below.

Street Rods
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1934 Ford Bo Huff Custom

1934 Ford Bo Huff Custom

Designed and customized by Bo Huff. SLIDE SHOW

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1932 Ford Roadster

1932 Ford Roadster

Handles great thanks to coil-overs on all corners. Video

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1931 Ford Victoria

1931 Ford Victoria

Skillfully built by Butch Payne, Finely Finished Productions.

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1931 Ford Victoria

1931 Ford Victoria

Pro built with a Bear Fiberglass Products body. 400ci Chevy

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1933 Ford Custom Roadster

1933 Ford Custom Roadster

Ford 460/545 CID big block. C4 auto.

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1937 Desoto Street Rod

1937 Desoto Street Rod

Power Tour's Long Haul Award winner. Chevy 350.

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1938 Ford 5-Window Cpe

1938 Ford 5-Window Cpe

Pacific Blue. Shaved bmpers. Chromed engine.

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1929 Ford Model A Hot Rod, Gateway Classic Cars, Green/black, 350 CID V8, T350

1968 Camaro Convt, Gateway Classic Cars, LS6 V8, 4l60 Auto, Blue/black, A/C, Lthr

1948 Plymouth Special Deluxe, Gateway Classic Cars, Red/tan, A/C, 350 CID V8, Auto

1948 Chevy Fleetmaster, Gateway Classic Cars, Blue/gray, 410 CID V8, TH400 3-spd

1935 Ford Cpe, A&E Classic Cars, Bright Red/Gray bench seat, Dual exhaust, Vintage Air

1934 Ford Roadster, Streetside Classics, TPI fuel injected V8, TH350 auto, A/C, Red/tan

1946 Ford Super Deluxe, Gateway Classic Cars, Coronet Red, 302 CID V8, A/C, PW

See more great deals in the Street Rod Section, or watch as they are listed in real time on the New Listings page.

Exotic Super Cars
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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722

2007 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722

5.4L Supercharged V8 @ 640 hp.

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Find more for sale in the Exotics Section. Or you can see all the fresh ads on the New Listings page.

Rock n Roll 50s Cars
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1957 Pontiac Bonneville Fuelie Convt

1957 Pontiac Bonneville Fuelie Convt

Long time owner. 72,028 actual miles.

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1959 Ford Galaxie Skyliner Retractable

1959 Ford Galaxie Skyliner Retractable

Nice coat of Indian Turquoise.

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1955 Chevy Bel Air

1955 Chevy Bel Air

Period correct 265 V8 w/2-barrel carb. Neptune Green.

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1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria

1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria

Ford-O-Matic auto. Factory Aquatone Blue.

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1958 Chrysler 300 D

1958 Chrysler 300 D

Tahitian Coral/natural leather. Torqueflite auto.

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1955 Ford Thunderbird

1955 Ford Thunderbird

CTCI Award Winner. Original black car. Correct.

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1950 Hudson Commodore

1950 Hudson Commodore

The largest and most luxurious Hudson model.

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1959 Cadillac DeVille, Orlando Classic Cars, At Mecum Auction January 8th, White/black

1958 Ford Fairlane, Gateway Classic Cars, 332 CID V8, 2-spd auto, Green/white, PS

1954 Chevy Bel Air from Liberal, KS, Runs well, Manual, Custom Pearl paint, Green int.

1956 Ford Crown Victoria, Streetside Classics, Goldenglow Yellow, Tasteful upgrades

1957 Ford Thunderbird, Classic Enterprises, Ebony Black, Loaded with options, Fun!

There may be more classic 50's cars listed this weekend in our New Listings page, or see the Classic Car Section.

Specialty SUVs
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2009 Cadillac Escalade EXT

2009 Cadillac Escalade EXT

Just 2,300 actual miles. One owner. SLIDE SHOW

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Find more in the SUV Section online. You can see all the fresh ads as they are listed on the New Listings page

Classic Luxury
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1971 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3

1971 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3

Refinished burled wood. SLIDE SHOW

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1979 Lincoln Continental Mark V Bill Blass

1979 Lincoln Continental Mark V Bill Blass

Survivor quality. Clean engine.

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1977 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, Classical Gas Motors, White/white, Turbo 400 auto

1985 Rolls Royce Silver Spur, Gateway Classic Cars, Legendary Rolls 6 3/4 FI V8, Auto

You can see all the fresh ads as they are listed each day on the New Listings page

Classic 60s Cars
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1960 Pontiac Bonneville

1960 Pontiac Bonneville

Just 58,377 orig miles. Matching #s. 389ci V8.

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1960 Pontiac Bonneville

1960 Pontiac Bonneville

Luxury performance with a 389 Tri Power.

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1950 GMC 3600

1950 GMC 3600

All original 6-cyl engine. 3-spd trans. Restored.

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1960 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible

389 Tripower V8. Very rare & well preserved.

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1960 Ford Thunderbird, Gateway Classic Cars, Gold Metallic, Porthole windows, Chrome

1966 Ford Thunderbird, Gateway Classic Cars, Light Blue/Blue, 3-spd auto, 390 CID V8

You can see all the fresh ads as they are listed each day on the New Listings page

Vintage Motorcars
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1941 Mercury Convertible

1941 Mercury Convertible

At Mecum Auction January 7th. Flathead.

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1936 Auburn 852 Supercharged

1936 Auburn 852 Supercharged

At Mecum Auction January 14th.

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1937 Chrysler Airflow

1937 Chrysler Airflow

Drives and runs well according to the seller. 350/700R

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1934 Ford Cabriolet

1934 Ford Cabriolet

Rumble seat. Rust free California car.

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1939 Chevrolet Master Deluxe, Unique Speicalty & Classics, $14,900, Black, Manual

1929 Chevrolet 3-Window Cpe, Gateway Classic Cars, #s matching, Blue/blue, 3-spd

1931 Ford Model A Rumble Cpe, Dan Schmitt & Co., Rumble seat, Museum piece

1950 Mercury Sedan, Gateway Classic Cars, Black/burgundy, Lokar shifter, Custom look

You can see all the fresh ads as they are listed each day on the New Listings page

Mopar Muscle Cars
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1970 Dodge Challenger RT/SE

1970 Dodge Challenger RT/SE

Fully restored. Says 1 of 3,979 produced.

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1968 Dodge Super Bee

1968 Dodge Super Bee

Rotisserie restored, says under 7,000 miles on build.

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1970 Dodge Challenger

1970 Dodge Challenger

Black over black. 340 w/ automatic transmission. See ad for more!

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1970 Dodge Charger R/T

1970 Dodge Charger R/T

Go Mango Orange. 440 Magnum V8 (375 hp).

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1967 Dodge Coronet 440 from Seacoast, NH, Upgraded to '67 440 motor, $25,000

1966 Dodge Coronet 500 from Cortland, OH, Rebuilt 383 (modified), Just $17,500

See hundreds more for sale in the Dodge Section.

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1967 Plymouth Hemi GTX Convt

1967 Plymouth Hemi GTX Convertible

Original 426 Hemi V8. Detailed rotisserie resto.

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1970 Plymouth Cuda

1970 Plymouth Cuda

"A true survivor of time." 383 V8 w/ automatic transmission.

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1968 Plymouth Hemi Road Runner

1968 Plymouth Hemi Road Runner

True barn find. Full 2-year restoration.

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1970 Plymouth Road Runner, Haggle Me.com, Restored, Says #s match, 383 V8

1970 Plymouth Road Runner, Eric's Muscle Cars, Prof. restored, NOM 383, Auto

1970 Plymouth Road Runner from Dupo, IL, Lemon Twist w/ black stripes, 3-spd

See hundreds more for sale in the Plymouth Section.

Chevy Muscle Cars
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1968 Camaro SS

1968 Camaro SS

In the Canadian registry, "Real SS." Upgraded to Tremec 5-speed.

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1967 Camaro, P.J.'s Auto World, Royal Plum, 383 stroker, 700R4, Upgraded int.

1981 Camaro Z/28, Motorcar Classics, Black w/ red Z/28 stripes, Largely original

1967 Camaro, Streetside Classics, White w/ black stripes, 350 V8, TH350 Auto

Find hundreds more in the Camaro Section of our website.

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1963 Corvette Split Window

1963 Corvette Split Window

Tuxedo Black over black. See ad for more!

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1965 Corvette Big Block Convt, East Coast Classic Cars, Rally Red, NOM '67 396

1974 Corvette 454 Convt, Gateway Classic Cars, Red, 454 V8, Automatic, A/C

1969 Corvette Stingray from Holly Hill, FL, Rebuilt motor, SLIDE SHOW, $24,900

1967 Corvette L79 from Manchester, MD, Says #s matching L79, Many new parts

You can find more like these in the Corvette Section!

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1970 Chevelle SS L78

1970 Chevelle SS L78

Rare car! NOM 396. Very fast, dyno'd at 425 hp. SLIDE SHOW

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1970 Chevelle SS Convt

1970 Chevelle SS Convertible

454 V8 w/ Muncie 4-speed. Ground-up resto.

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1969 Chevelle SS, Haggle Me.com, Frame-off resto in April 2002, Garage kept

1967 Chevelle 300 from Bardstown, KY, Restored, Orig body panels, Says no rust

See more in the Chevelle Section!

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1972 Nova

1972 Nova

Cortez Silver. 454 LS7 XCH coded block w/ 10.0 Speed Pro Pistons.

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1969 Chevy Nova SS, Southern Motors, Bright Red, Date coded 396ci, 4-spd man.

See more in the Nova Section!

Ford Muscle Cars
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1967 Mustang S Code GT Fastback

1967 Mustang S Code GT Fastback

Older restoration. Stock 390, runs smoothly.

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1971 Mustang Mach 1 429 SCJ

1971 Mustang Mach 1 429 SCJ

Says numbers matching. Recently repainted.

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1969 Mustang Convertible, Gateway Classic Cars, FI 5.0L OHV V8, Automatic

1969 Mustang Mach 1, Unique Specialty & Classics, Contact dealership for info

1969 Mustang Mach 1, Lonestar Classic Motors, Red, Original 390 S-Code motor

1967 Mustang Coupe from Tulare, CA, "S-Code" Cpe, Completely restored, Rare!

Find hundreds more in the Mustang Section.

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1962 Galaxie 500 XL

1962 Galaxie 500 XL

Rare optional 406ci G-Code V8 (405 hp) w/ Tripower. Restored.

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Find more in the Ford Muscle Car Section, or watch the fresh listings as they appear on the New Listings page.

Pontiac Muscle Cars
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1969 Pontiac GTO Convertible

1969 Pontiac GTO Convertible

PHS doc'd. Selling at Mecum Auction Jan 10th.

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1970 Pontiac GTO 455

1970 Pontiac GTO 455

455 engine w/ 700R4 transmission. "Car is in great condition."

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1967 Pontiac GTO

1967 Pontiac GTO

"Quite possibly the world's finest Pontiac muscle car." 400ci Pontiac Ram Air V8.

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1970 Pontiac GTO, North Shore Classics, Verdoro Green, 400 V8, Auto, Green int.

1965 Pontiac GTO from Spartanburg, SC, One owner, 389, 4-spd manual, Garaged

1967 Pontiac GTO, Eric's Muscle Cars, Blue, Two owners, Fully doc'd, Maintained

1970 Pontiac Grand Prix, RK Motors Charlotte, Palisade Green, Prof. restoration

1966 Pontiac GTO, Streetside Classics, Restored in correct colors, 389 V8, Manual

See more for sale in the GTO Section online

1979 Pontiac Trans Am from Marathon, NY, 55k miles, Needs nothing, $21,900

1970 Pontiac Firebird from Ontario, CA, Resto recently completed, "One of a kind"

Check the Pontiac Muscle Car Section for more. See all the fresh ads as they are listed on the New Listings page.

Oldsmobile Muscle
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1965 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible

1965 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible

Restored. See ad for complete details!

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1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass Convt, Lonestar Classic Motors, Red, 400ci, Automatic

1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass Convt from Newton, IL, All original, Rocket 350, $25,000

Check the Oldsmobile Muscle Car Section. See all the fresh ads as they are listed each day on the New Listings page.

Buick Muscle Cars
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1966 Buick GS Skylark

1966 Buick GS Skylark

Complete frame-off restoration. Midnight Blue. SLIDE SHOW

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Check out the Buick Muscle Car Section. Or you can see all the fresh ads as they are listed daily on the New Listings page.

Station Wagons
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1957 Chevy Nomad

1957 Chevy Nomad

Built to enjoy and drive on a daily basis. See video.

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1931 Ford Model A Woody Wagon

1931 Ford Model A Woody Wagon

At the Mecum Auction on January 8th.

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Look for more for sale in the Station Wagon Section. Or, you can see all the fresh ads as they are listed each day on the New Listings page.

Late Model Sports Cars
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2016 Corvette Z06

2016 Corvette Z06

LT4 6.2L Super Charged, 8-spd paddle shift auto. Video

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2013 Nissan 370Z Nismo

2013 Nissan 370Z Nismo

1,006 actual miles. See it in video here.

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2008 Shelby GT Convertible

2008 Shelby GT Convertible

Essentially new. 4,980 miles. Vista Blue

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2008 Shelby GT-C

2008 Shelby GT-C

1 of 4. Auto. Factory navigation. SLIDE SHOW

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2017 Ford Mustang

2017 Ford Mustang

Roush Supercharged 670 hp V8 Coyote. Auto.

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2017 Ford Shelby

2017 Ford Shelby

Ruby Red paint. Heading to acution!

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2006 Corvette Z06

2006 Corvette Z06

Just 4,270 miles. Tinted windows. SLIDE SHOW

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2009 Corvette Convt from Janesville, WI, Crystal Red Metallic, LS3 436 hp eng, 3LT Pkg

2006 Corvette Z06, Diversion Motors, 47k miles, 0-60 mph in 3.7 seconds, 427ci LS7

1994 Porsche 911 Speedster from Chicago, IL, Low miles, Recaro seats, SLIDE SHOW

2006 Corvette, Gateway Classic Cars, Blue/black, A/C, Lumbar support, Leather int.

2014 Ford Cobra, GAA Classic Car Auctions, "Got to have it green!" Black int. Auction

You'll find many more modern sports cars listed by year in the Late Model Sports Car Section online, or watch daily for the newest ads as they come in on the New Listings page.

Late Model Trucks
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2012 Toyota Tundra SR5 Club Cab

2012 Toyota Tundra SR5 Club Cab

4x4. One owner. Excellent condition.

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2001 Ford F150 SVT Lightning

2001 Ford F150 SVT Lightning

5.4L Supercharged 380 hp V8. Auto OD.

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2004 Dodge Hemi GTX Truck, North Shore Classics, Yellow/black, 5.7 Hemi

Scroll through the Trucks & 4x4s Section for more. The newest ads come in on the New Listings page.

Classic Customs
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1955 Chevy Bel Air

1955 Chevy Bel Air

Show winning car from top to bottom. Viper Red paint.

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1948 Mercury Eight Convt

1948 Mercury Eight Convt

ZZ4 350 V8. A/C. Custom Candy coated flames.

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1957 Chevrolet Custom Pickup

1957 Chevrolet Custom Pickup

Custom Two Tone PPG Ultra Silver/Silver Green.

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1957 Chevy Bel Air Custom, Gateway Classic Cars, "An awe inspiring Tri-five." Nova Orange

1955 Chevy Bel Air Custom, Gateway Classic Cars, Line honed, decked, and balanced engine

1956 Ford F-100 from Peachland, British Columbia, Canada, Round tube chassis, 30 mods

You'll see more for sale in the Classic Customs Section. Or watch as they are listed in real time on our Cars On Line New Listings page.

Pro Street
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1965 Chevy C-10 Pro Street

1965 Chevy C-10 Pro Street

Harlen Sharp rockers and 671 BDS Blower.

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You'll see more for sale in the Pro Street Section, or watch as they are listed daily on our Cars On Line New Listings page.

Classic Pickup Trucks
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1959 Chevy Apache Pickup

1959 Chevy Apache Pickup

Oak bed. Hidden Bluetooth. SLIDE SHOW

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1949 Ford F1 Pickup

1949 Ford F1 Pickup

At Mecum auction January 6th. Lime Green.

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1955 Chevy 3100 Pickup

1955 Chevy 3100 Pickup

Three owners. Professional engine rebuild.

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1967 Chevy C-10 Pickup from Meadville, PA, Long bed truck, 400 small block, Lokar sftr

1960 Ford F100, Gateway Classic Cars, Rootbeer/brown/white, 3-spd manual, 292 V8

1929 Ford Model A Roadster Pickup, Gateway Classic Cars, Black, TH400 3-spd auto

1965 GMC 100 from Nisswa, MN, Third owner, All original and in great shape, Cared for

See more for sale in the Classic Truck Section online, or watch for fresh listings all weekend as they are listed on the New Listings page.

Late Model Luxury Cars
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2011 BMW M3 Convertible

2011 BMW M3 Convertible

19,500 miles. Premium and Convenience Pkg.

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2004 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG, Gateway Classic Cars, Black/Gray, A/C, 57k miles

See more great deals in the Luxury Section. Or, you can see all the fresh ads as they are listed each day on the New Listings page.

Street Machines
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1968 Camaro SS Convertible

1968 Camaro SS Convertible

Has an '09 LS2/4L70E combo. SLIDE SHOW

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1965 Chevelle 300 LS1

1965 Chevelle 300 LS1

High Performance feature. $$$ restoration. Receipts incl.

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1967 Pontiac GTO Pro Touring, RK Motors Charlotte, Viper Black, EFI 461 V8

1973 Camaro, Gateway Classic Cars, 468 CID V8, 3-spd auto, Red/black, Vinyl interior

1968 Chevrolet El Camino from Henderson, NV, Orginal SS big block, 4-spd air carb, Purple

1964 Ford Falcon Convt, P.J.'s Auto World, Edelbrock Performere RPM aluminum intake

There are more Street Machines and Resto Mods listed on our New Listings page, and in the Street Machines Section.

Microcars
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1959 Nash Metropolitan

1959 Nash Metropolitan

1489 cc 4-cylinder w/ 3-speed. Very nice resto.

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Visit the Microcar Section, or see more great deals as they are listed in real time on the New Listings page.

Convertibles
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1969 Cadillac DeVille Convt

1969 Cadillac DeVille Convt

Professional 18-month restoration. Runs great.

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1975 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Convt, Gateway Classic Cars, Blue/white, A/C, 350 CID

1985 Buick Riviera Convt, Cruisin Classics, White/Burgundy, 5L V8, See photos in ad

You'll find more for sale in the Convertibles Section of the Cars On Line website.

Replicas & Neo-Classics
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1965 Shelby Cobra

1965 Shelby Cobra

Armed with a 342 Roush V8 and 5-spd manual.

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1996 Excalibur Cobra

1996 Excalibur Cobra

Just 4,300 miles. One of only 150. Black top.

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Or see more great deals in the Replicas and Neo-Classics Section.

Motorcycles
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2009 Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster

2009 Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster

2,900 mles. Comes with original parts.

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Find more in the Cars On Line.com Harley-Davidson Section.

Race Cars
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1971 Plymouth Cuda Pro Street

1971 Plymouth Cuda Pro Street

Now has a 500in. (440). Detuned to run 9.

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Look for Drag Racing cars and Stock Cars in their individual categories listed in the big Race Car Section.

Classic Volkswagens
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1979 VW Beetle Convertible

1979 VW Beetle Convertible

1.6L FI Flat 4-cylinder. "Think Pink" paint.

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See more recent listings on our New Listings page or go to the Volkswagen Section on Cars On Line.com

Imported Sports Cars
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1967 Austin Healey 3000

1967 Austin Healey 3000

Only two prior owners. Matching #s.

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1962 Jaguar E Type Roadster

1962 Jaguar E Type Roadster

New 5-spd gearbox. Flat floor. SLIDE SHOW

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1968 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

1968 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

Rebuilt 2.8L Inline 6 and 4-spd auto. Baby Blue.

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1971 Porsche 911 Targa, Dan Schmitt & Co., Great restoration, #s matching eng

Look for more in the Cars On Line Sports Car Section.

Muscle Car Clones
1964 Plymouth Belvedere
1964 Plymouth Belvedere

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A private seller from Kalamazoo, Michigan wants to find a new home for this 1964 Plymouth Belvedere. According to the ad, the vehicle has been meticulously maintained and stored in a heated shop. The professionally built engine comes with all documents regarding its build, including the dyno run time. Make it yours for just $26,500.

The following are more recently listed Muscle Car Clones:

1971 Camaro, Just Toys Classic Cars, Z/28 Tribute, 350 eng., Turbo 400, Fun!

1969 Plymouth Road Runner from Montreal, QC, Canada, A12 look, SLIDE SHOW

1965 Mustang Fastback, Lonestar Classic Motors, Shelby GT350 Tribute, 289

1966 Shelby GT350, Streetside Classics, Shelby GT350 Fastback tribute, 289 V8

1961 Ford Galaxie, Motorcar Classics, Upgraded to 427ci R-Code V8, 4-spd man.

1966 Chevy Impala SS, Gateway Classic Cars, Tribute, Tons of work done, 4-spd

1971 Plymouth Barracuda, Gateway Classic Cars, Curious Yellow/black, 426 Hemi

Make sure you watch our New Listings page for daily updates. There's even more in the Muscle Car Section on Cars On Line.com.

Deal Of The Day Preview

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The DEAL of the DAY preview gives you first shot at all the cars that will be featured in the DEAL of the DAY section on the Cars On Line home page. Often these cars sell in the newsletter before they even make it to the home page! You'll always see them here first though.

1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass SX
1972 Plymouth Satellite Pro Street

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A ground pounder 1972 Plymouth Satellite Pro Street is ready for street or strip, according to the seller from Las Vegas, Nevada. It is the hottest ride for the price among this week's new listings. It pays homage to the big block pro stock era of the late 60's and early 70's. It is powered by an original big block 440 ci motor that produces a naturally aspirated 450 hp. It's also set up with Nitrous Oxide and can produce 750 hp. The seller says it has a slapstick, runs excellent with no problems. It will be our DEAL of the DAY on Saturday. The The price is $15,000.

1934 Ford Roadster
1941 Ford 2-Dr Sedan

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Ford sales were a little disappointing for 1941. So 1941 model Fords are pretty rare today. Here is a 1941 Ford 2-Dr Sedan offered by a private seller in Hays, Kansas. He says it has a Mustang front end, Ford 302 with light RV cam, Vintage air, and a CD/radio hidden in glove box. It has an old school interior and the exterior you can see in the photos. It will be our DEAL of the DAY on Sunday as the price seems more than fair at just $20,950.

1927 Ford T Roadster
1959 MGA Custom Hot Rod

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It is not often that we see a British sports car built as a hot rod. But when you check out the photos of this 1959 MGA Custom from Motorcar Classics in Farmingdale, New York, you can see why it works. The MGA Coupe has great lines for a hot rod. The engine is a real Ford 428 Cobra Super Jet V8 with Tri-Power carburetion built by Richie Zul. They rate it at 600 hp. The motor is worth the price of the car alone. It will be our DEAL of the DAY on Monday because the asking price is $18,900.

1968 Camaro Pro Street
1928 Ford Sedan

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The photos of this 1928 Ford Sedan reveal that the owner has had the car at its share of car shows. From the description, this seems to be more than a starter car. Yet it is priced as if it were a starter car. It is equipped with a 350/350 engine, Corvette rear end, air conditioning, cruise, tilt and Bell dropped axle. Although it is said to be a very nice car, it has been in storage for many years. That always means it will need some TLC. It is in need of some paint work. It will be our DEAL of the DAY next week. The asking price in the ad is $19,000.

1965 Chevy Impala SS Convertible
1964 Chevy Impala 2-Dr Hardtop

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Few cars in our history are as beloved as the Chevy Impala. Here is a 1964 Chevy Impala 2-Dr Hardtop which has been in the same family since it was new. The present owner is the grandson of the original owner. This is a recently restored Impala with a 283 ci engine with a 2-barrel carb, automatic transmission and 57,161 original miles. The seller says it is a clean car, worth your effort to inspect. Check out the photos and see if you don't agree. It will be our DEAL of the DAY next week as the price is really right ... at $16,500.

1964 Chevy Malibu SS
1966 Dodge Coronet Convertible

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Mopars were so hot in 2016 that you really don't expect to see one this nice for the price. Streetside Classics in Tampa, Florida is offering a 1966 Dodge Coronet Convertible that really looks good in the photos. Click thru to the ad to see dozens of detailed pics. This Dodge 440 model comes with a 273 ci V8 small block motor. Streetside says it believes the engine is original to the car. Can you tell from the photos? They say it is super clean and comes with a Certi-card. You really want to have it inspected to see if it is as nice as it looks. It will be our DEAL of the DAY with a price of $17,995.

1955 Chevy Pickup
1998 Harley FXST

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Gateway Classic Cars in Tampa, Florida also has a low priced jewel in their inventory. They listed this 1998 Harley FXST Softail this week for just $10,500. It deserves to be our DEAL of the DAY in the coming week ... that is, if it lasts that long. It has a V Twin rated at 56 horsepower, and hooked up to a smooth shifting 5-speed manual transmission with a belt driven rear so you don't have to mess with any pesky chain issues. Click this link to view a walk-around video of this great Harley ride. They say it is ready to ride. It looks great too, with dozens of photos to view in the ad.

Additional Deal of the Day Previews

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Often there are more cars that deserve to be in the DEAL of the DAY than we can schedule for our front page feature. Here is a list of cars that just missed the cut for the DEAL of the DAY this week. Remember, you saw them here first:

1960 AMC Rambler $14,990 Mankato, MN
1978 Oldsmobile Toronado $14,995 St Louis, MO
1978 Corvette $14,995 Tampa, FL
1993 Buick Roadmaster Wagon $11,500 Sebastian, FL
1969 GMC Sierra 2500 Camper $13,500 Oregon House, CA
1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SL $14,500 Lithia Springs, GA
1987 GMC Sierra Classic Shortwide $10,995 Little Rock, AR

 

Cars for under $10,000:

1967 MGB Roadster $8,900 St Simons Isle, FL
1994 Corvette $9,000 Lindhurst, OH
1968 Ford F250 $8,499 San Diego, CA
1967 Cadillac Eldorado $7,500 Little Rock, AR
2004 Toyota Tundra SR5 $8,990 Little Rock, AR
1996 Nissan 240SX SE $9,500 Milton, WA

We want to remind you that just because we feature vehicles here based on their price, we are not endorsing these vehicles. We have not inspected or appraised any of the above vehicles. We are pointing out that these vehicles are priced at a discount to the market. When you buy from a private party the purchase is always "as is" and "where is." There is no warranty implied or given on any of these cars by Cars On Line. It is your responsibility as the buyer to protect yourself from misrepresentation of any car advertised. We strongly recommend having a vehicle inspected as one precaution before you buy.

Sold Thru Cars On Line

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Here are some of the comments from happy sellers who were nice enough to tell us about their experience advertising on the Cars On Line website.

"Thanks Cars On Line. Nice customer and quick deal!" That's what James wrote in after selling his 1964 Corvette in a week!

Richard marked his 1957 Chevy Bel Air SOLD using our the $45.00 Run Till Sold ad. "Very nice dealing with your firm."

"Worked good. Thanks." Richard SOLD his 1957 Ford Ranchero.

"Thanks you for the exposure. 2 out of 3 inquiries were from Cars On Line." Michael from Santa Rosa, California SOLD his 1970 Chevy El Camino.

Below is a list of cars SOLD Thru Cars On Line during the past week (December 30, 2016 through January 05, 2017.)

1954 Buick Skylark 1968 Mustang Fastback 2010 Nissan Infiniti M35X
1966 Pontiac GTO Conv. 1979 Ford Pinto Wagon 1968 Camaro Drag Racing
1968 Camaro RS 1971 Camaro Z/28 1971 International Harvestor
1967 Corvette Convertible 1952 Chevy Pickup 1948 Ford Woodie
1961 Chevy Impala 1970 Chevy El Camino 1969 Chevelle Malibu
1957 Ford Ranchero 1957 Chevy Bel Air 1964 Corvette Coupe
1937 Ford Cabriolet 1968 Buick Electra 225 1931 Ford Model A
1965 Chevy Impala 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air
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DISCLAIMER: Readers should be aware that the editiorial comments made in this newsletter are strictly the opinion of the author, Larry Kolb. Mr. Kolb offers his editorial opinion of the marketability of these cars based on information provided by the sellers. Neither Mr. Kolb nor Cars On Line.com has seen or inspected these cars. These comments are not to be mistaken for advertising, nor should they be considered an endorsement of any product. They are strictly editorial in nature. Neither Mr. Kolb nor Cars On Line will profit from the sale of any of the cars mentioned here. No warranty of these vehicles is implied or given. It is strongly recommended that anyone interested in the purchase of these vehicles should have them inspected before the sale.

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