1993 Mazda RX-7 Touring

  • 255-hp 1.3-L turbocharged Wankel rotary engine
  • Five-speed manual transmission
  • Engine rebuilt by marque specialist Chips Motorsports
  • Optional Touring package, power sunroof, rear wiper, fog lights, leather interior and Bose CD stereo system
  • Offered with window sticker and warranty book

1969 DeTomaso Mangusta

  • 302-ci Ford V8, ZF 5-speed manual transaxle
  • Believed to be one of only 50 built with retractable headlights
  • Displays less than 13,000 miles, believed to be original
  • Two-owner example; 46 years of first-hand ownership
  • Accompanied by original sales invoice, owner’s manual and tool roll

1960 MGA Twin Cam Roadster

  • Multiple AACA Award winner
  • Original engine and colors per BMIHT Certificate
  • Fitted with competition accessories from the factory
  • Original and properly installed optional Radiomobile radio
  • Restored to the highest standards of correctness and quality

Three Best Buys From Monterey

Usually, getting a good buy at one of the Monterey Car Week auctions is just as likely as having no traffic on California 68 between Monterey and Salinas on Friday morning.

Yet it does happen. The following three cars — at three different venues — represent good buys for the money spent. Unlike my usual Cheap Thrills tendencies, two of the three are in upper-middle-class money, proving that a good buy doesn’t always translate into debit-card money.

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