Category: Modified

A Light but Powerful Partnership – LS3-Powered 1988 BMW 320i Touring w/ 6-Speed

Sold – $20,250 (plus fees) Long before the onslaught of modern SUVs, CUVs, and minivans, the wagon reigned supreme. Elongated bodies were motivated by slow, but torque-torrential powerplants responsible for transporting families and their things around the states in comfort. As the wagon began to slip into popular obsolescence during the nineties, fewer and fewer…

Ready to Rally? – 1959 MG MGA Coupe Rally Car Now Live at Auction

Bid to – $18,750 Before MG began production of the MGA in 1955, their old sports car, the TF 1500 was the final successor in a lineage that first started in the 1930s finally concluding in the 1950s. To say it was outdated scarcely even covers the reality of how uncompetitive it was against contemporary…

The RennSport Revivalist – 2005 Porsche 911 GT3 on Auction Now

Sold – $61,000 (Plus Fees) When the GT3 was released to American markets, it effectively silenced the multitudes that bemoaned the transition to the 996 generation. Complaints about the lack of robust, purposeful engineering that standard Carrera models received could not be said about the track-focused, race-ready GT3 variant as its entire drivetrain was effectively…

Road Rally Ready! – 1987 Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe Auction is Live

Sold – $47,000 (Plus Fees) Last week we told you about an upcoming Porsche auction to prepare yourself for and the time is finally here! Aside from being a particularly exceptional example of a well-kept Porsche, the 3.2 Carrera is a genuinely incredible magnum opus to the original 911. First entering production in 1984, the…

The Executive Sports Sedan of the Eighties – 1988 BMW 535i For Sale Now

Bid to – $36,500 Sleek, elegant, and on the cusp of the technological future, the 5-series – since its introduction in  1972 – worked hard to inject enjoyable performance in a typically dull market area – the sedan. Then nine years after its original inception, the 5-series underwent some minor cosmetic and mechanical surgery to…

Old Cortina is More Cortina – 1966 Lotus Cortina MkI Now On Auction

Sold – $75,000 (Plus Fees) Throughout the 1960s, Ford was heavily branding themselves for Total Performance. In essence, it put massive amounts of dollars into Ford racing endeavors of nearly any kind to showcase their cars as world-beating champions. From Le Mans to Rally Championships to NASCAR they did it all to win. During this…

Individually Imported in the Eighties – 1979 BMW Alpina B8 For Sale Now!

Sold – $29,500 (Plus Fees) In Europe, from 1977 until 1980 the BMW Alpina B8 was available for purchase. It offered exciting enhancements over the standard 5-series with regards to performance and luxury. The late seventies were a time when Alpina was first beginning to dig its nails into BMW modification outside of racing cars…

Motoring History Lives On – 1922 Ford Model T Dirt Track Roadster Auction Closed

Our auction on the 1922 Ford Model T that was converted into a dirt track roadster in 1948 closed yesterday, unfortunately without reaching the bid reserve. Instead of relisting the sale, our current owner has decided to charitably donate the vintage racer to the Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed in Lincoln, Nebraska. Inside the…

The Off-Road King Coming Soon to Auction – 2017 Mercedes-Benz G550 4×4²

   Mercedes-Benz established themselves decades ago as a paragon of luxury and technological innovation. However, often it is overlooked – especially in America – that they have considerable competency with off-roading vehicles. Originally designed as a military vehicle, only the Unimog (another military Mercedes) predates the G-class’ 1979 introduction for off-road vehicles. In the 1980s luxurious…

Hotrod of the Dirt Track Now For Sale – 1922 Ford Model T Dirt Track Roadster Auction Live

During twenty years of production (1908-1928) the Ford Motor Company produced a lump of 16.6 million Model T motor cars. A staggering number that still affords the Model T a place on the listings for most produced automobiles of all time. Ford built them quickly and cheaply to get Americans out on the road. Fast…

A GT Silver GT4 Now For Sale – 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 Auction Now Live

Building off of the success of the 911 GT program, Porsche finally relented in 2016 to wide consumer demand for a stiff-necked version of the beloved Cayman by introducing the GT4. Since 2006, when it first launched, enthusiasts lavishly exulted the Cayman for its sublime handling and precision. However, the performance disparity between even entry-level…

One Fabulously Fast Ford – 1922 Ford Model T Dirt Track Roadster Coming Soon

The twilight years of the forties stamp themselves into the American automotive history books as the beginning of hotrod heydays. Young soldiers had returned from war and with their pockets flush with cash in an abundantly rich economy they were able to afford to tinker with toys, and hotrodding took root. Soon to arrive on…

Balance & Poise From Porsche – 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 Coming to Auction

Porsche released the first Cayman S in 2006 amid much fanfare and praise. The Cayman’s composure at speed, the styling, and the balance was everything Boxster fans had actually wanted but better. The Cayman was auspicious of how perfect Porsche could make a sports car. However, Porsche kept it still far off the 911s pace…

Jaguar XJ6 LS1 Resto-Mod – Update to the Stunning Cat with a Big Number

The Jaguar XJ6 surprised more than a few people when it sold for $108,000 including fees last year on Bring a Trailer.  While the number was big, it also represented a true value to a car with countless hours spent to make it as sleeper, smooth and shaken down as it is.  Thankfully under the…

Get Out On the Trail – 1988 Land Rover Range Rover Now For Sale

Originally the Range Rover was quite heavily focused on being a rugged, practical vehicle that could stand up to the harsh abuses of country life. As evolution tends to happen though, Land Rover soon began to balance a nice blend of luxury equipment inside and within the mechanical elements. Together this cultivated its unique character…

Let’s Get Ready to Rover! – 1988 Land Rover Range Rover Auction Starts Soon

The civilian yet offroad capable duality of the Range Rover model line was intended from conception. As the series progressed more luxury items were introduced to enhance the passenger’s experience, but the Range Rover was still always ready to prove its mettle on a dirty, rocky road. Those seemingly polar opposite ethe that the Range…