Author: Brian Baker

 (Back to the) Future Collectibles

1985 Toyota Pickup Xtracab SR5 4×4 #89965. S/N JT4RN66SXF5073411. 259k miles. “2.4-liter 22RE inline-4, 5-speed manual transmission, dual-range transfer case, electronically locking differentials, repainted black, gray cloth upholstery, 15-inch American Racing alloy wheels, Bilstein shock absorbers, Smittybilt tubular bumpers, roll bar w/KC auxiliary lights.” Condition: 3+. SOLD AT $21,000. Bring […]

Mega Sale of a Mega Cruiser

1996 Toyota Mega Cruiser S/N BXD200001087. 90,900 km (56,500 miles). “4.1-L turbodiesel I4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission and a 2-speed transfer case, producing 155 hp and 282 lb-ft of torque, 17.5-inch wheels, portal axles, inboard brakes, locking front, center and rear differentials, a four-wheel steering system, a rear-mounted ladder, and […]

Second Chance for VehiCROSS

1999 Isuzu VehiCROSS S/N JACCN57X2X7991734. 122,800 miles. “3.5-liter V6 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission and a 2-speed transfer case, producing 215 horsepower and 230 lb-ft of torque, 15-inch Raguna D-Force wheels, Hella auxiliary lighting.” Condition: 2. SOLD AT $12,540. Cars & Bids, 8/24/22. The VehiCROSS just screams “Y2K!” While we were […]

Tread Deliberately with a Delica

1990 Mitsubishi Delica Star Wagon Super Exceed 4WD S/N P35W0104942. 249,500 km (155,100 miles). “2.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel engine, 4-speed automatic transmission and a 2-speed transfer case, producing 85 horsepower and 145 lb-ft of torque, 15-inch wheels, a bull bar with auxiliary lighting, front and rear parking mirrors, a Crystal […]

A Prelude Prelude

1986 Honda Prelude 2.0Si # 78294. S/N JHMBB5234GC012562. 30k miles. “Fuel-injected 2.0-L inline-4, 5-speed manual transmission, red paint, gray cloth upholstery, power-operated sunroof, pop-up headlights, rear spoiler, alloy 13-inch wheels.” Condition: 2+. SOLD AT $42,090. Bring a Trailer, 7/10/22. We have seen the third-gen Prelude market climb in the past […]

High Times for Supras

1998 Toyota Supra Turbo Lot 463. s/n JT2DE82A4W1003020. 22,962 miles. “3.0-L MFI Turbo DOHC, 6-speed manual, original condition.” Condition: 1. SOLD AT $304,750. Stanley J. Paine Auctioneers, 6/4/22. Recently, 13 collector-grade Toyota Supras went to auction (along with 15 other sports cars), part of a collection seized from an alleged […]

Movin’ On Up

1983 Datsun 280ZX Lot 71890, s/n JN1HZ04S8DX576102. 8k miles. “Fuel-injected 2.8-liter L28E inline-6, 5-speed manual transmission, French Beige Metallic paint, red velour upholstery, removable glass roof panels, 14-inch alloy wheels, power windows and mirrors, A/C, window sticker.” Condition: 1. SOLD AT $58,800. Bring A Trailer, 4/29/22. High prices for earlier […]

Packaged Goods

1998 Nissan 240SX SE # 71190. S/N JN1AS44D0WW105293. 133k miles. “2.4-liter inline-4, 5-speed manual transmission, Silver Moss Metallic exterior, gray cloth with patterned inserts, factory 16-inch alloy wheels, rear spoiler, sport-tuned suspension, air conditioning.” Condition: 1.SOLD AT $21,262. Bring a Trailer, 4/21/22. The Nissan 240SX market is interesting to follow. […]