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1959 DeSoto Adventurer Convertible

The 1959 DeSoto Adventurer convertible was powered by a high-performance 383-ci V8 engine offering 350 horsepower with dual Carter AFB 4-barrel carburetors in tandem. The car has a push-button-operated TorqueFlite automatic transmission. This Adventurer has a dizzying array of features, including power brakes; power steering; power windows; a power-operated, swiveling […]

1956 Lotus Eleven Le Mans Series I

The present owner of this shining Lotus Eleven is no stranger to the type, having owned and raced another Eleven. Keen to add to his Lotus collection, he found another Eleven in the U.K., though it had been badly crashed — when and by whom is unknown. This car’s long […]

1984 Peugeot 205 Turbo 16

This Peugeot remains in thoroughly original condition and now shows 48,000 km (29,825 miles) on the odometer. It wears its original gray metallic paint and its original two-tone gray leather and Alcantara interior, both of which remain in superb condition with only the most minor signs of use. With red-edged […]

1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL

The 560SL offered here is truly exceptional. It has been driven just 2,950 original miles and is offered in a highly desirable color scheme of Blue Green Metallic over Cream Beige leather interior. Included with the sale is the iconic pagoda-style removable hard top, in matching Blue Green Metallic. The […]

1952 Ferrari 212 Europa Cabriolet

Introduced in 1951, the Ferrari 212 was the final evolution of the original Tipo 166 model. Sharing roughly the same chassis and suspension features of its predecessors, the 212 featured a 2.6-liter variation of Ferrari’s magnificent V12 engine. Several coachbuilders were called upon to fashion bodies for the Ferrari 212, […]

1965 Lamborghini 350GT

Between 1964 and 1966, just 120 of the magnificent, alloy-bodied Lamborghini 350GTs were made, and the car on offer, chassis 0343, is one of the more original survivors. According to factory records, 0343 was delivered in Grigio St. Vincent with a Tobacco pigskin interior. The car was registered on Madrid […]

1955 Jaguar XK 140 MC Roadster

Launched in 1954, the Jaguar XK 140 was broadly similar to — although more refined than — its sensational XK 120 predecessor. The major engineering changes were confined to the repositioning of the engine three inches farther forward and the adoption of rack-and-pinion steering as used on the racing C-type. […]

1967 Shelby 427 Cobra Barn Find

Presented in as-found cosmetic condition, the dust and patina of long-term static storage remain, visually conveying its nearly 30-year slumber. This 1967 Shelby 427 Cobra retains many features that are often lost to time or restoration. These include the remains of the warning sticker on the speedometer, its Beclawat windshield […]

1959 Kellison J-4R Coupe

This particular Kellison was purchased new by SCCA Executive Director Don Rodimer. In 2001 the car passed to its current owner. As he wished to use the car in driver events, the car was made fully street legal. Lights, turn signals and a windshield wiper were all installed to meet […]

1998 Dodge Viper GTS-R coupe

Well-preserved second-generation Viper One of 100 GTS-R specification cars About 10,000 miles 488-ci, overhead-valve V10 engine Electronic fuel injection 460 hp at 4,600 rpm 6-speed manual transmission Four-wheel independent suspension Four-wheel disc brakes Aerodynamic package White with blue stripes Racing harnesses