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1,485hp auction: Final Dodge Viper and Demon go under the hammer

1,485hp auction: Final Dodge Viper and Demon go under the hammer

If your dream garage includes two modern classics with 1,485 horsepower between them, then Dodge has the package deal for you. The last 2017 Dodge Viper ever built and the final 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon have been bundled together for a charity auction, though the kicker is that you can only buy them together.

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Steve Jobs’ 1973 job application sells for whopping $174K

Steve Jobs’ 1973 job application sells for whopping $174K

Last month we told you about an auction for an interesting piece of Steve Jobs memorabilia: one of the Apple co-founder's first job applications, dating back to 1973. When the listing was first announced by RR Auction, the document was expected to sell for $50,000. The gavel has now fallen, however, and the paper, complete with an 18-year-old Jobs' signature and several misspellings and other errors, has sold for over triple the expected amount.

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Steve Jobs’ 1973 job application heads to auction for $50K

Steve Jobs’ 1973 job application heads to auction for $50K

If you're one of those people who dream of owning a rare piece of Steve Jobs memorabilia, another chance is coming up. But rather than an early computer model or some other product related to his time at Apple, the latest Jobs item to be auction is his very first job application. Dated from 1973, and even signed by an 18-year-old Jobs, the piece of paper is expected to sell for around $50,000.

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Wish Review (website and app): Buyer Beware

Wish Review (website and app): Buyer Beware

This week we're having a peek at the shopping website and app called Wish (that is, Wish dot com, or Wish.com) for products of all sorts. This site brings heat to the feet of Amazon with a wide variety of products that appear to be extremely well priced and organized extremely well. I must note here that I'm not reviewing any of the products that come from the site and/or app, but the process of visiting the site or app itself - therein lies the rub.

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BMW Z8 owned by Steve Jobs heads to auction

BMW Z8 owned by Steve Jobs heads to auction

There have been many auctions for items connected to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs since his passing in late 2011, including a number of early Apple computers, as well as various personal goods owned by the technology visionary. But the latest item could be one of the more sought after due to its existing status as a modern collectible. RM Sotheby's will soon be auctioning the 2000 BMW Z8 that was once owned and driven by Jobs.

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Bentley Continental GT Rally Edition from Supercar Megabuild Hits eBay

Bentley Continental GT Rally Edition from Supercar Megabuild Hits eBay

The National Geographic channel Nat Geo has a cool show called Supercar Megabuild where already cool supercars get turned into something else entirely. One of the coolest episodes of that series saw builders starting with a Bentley Continental GT luxury car and turning it into a rally inspired beast for off-roading.

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One-of-a-kind Ferrari 365 GTB/4 “Daytona” Sat in Japanese Barn for 40 Years

One-of-a-kind Ferrari 365 GTB/4 “Daytona” Sat in Japanese Barn for 40 Years

Ferrari has been making some of the most desirable and expensive cars on the roads for decades now. It's one of the only automakers to build cars that actually increase in value rather than decrease. The dirty Ferrari in the images here is a unicorn, so rare that some thought it was a myth, yet it was found in a barn in Japan where it has sat for decades.

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1956 Aston Martin DBR1 sells for record-setting $22.5M

1956 Aston Martin DBR1 sells for record-setting $22.5M

California's Monterey Car Week event is currently taking place, as you can guess from all the big car announcements and flashy concepts being shown off. That means it's also the place the for annual RM Sotheby's classic car auction, and this year's top ticket item was a 1956 Aston Martin DBR1. The gorgeous turquoise automobile sold for $22.5 million, making it the most expensive British car ever auctioned.

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10 Odd items from Vertu’s luxury liquidation auction

10 Odd items from Vertu’s luxury liquidation auction

So-called "luxury" smartphone maker Vertu is liquidating all of their "luxury" pieces of hardware this week. After a baffling amount of years in business, Vertu finally collapsed under its own weight in June of this year. Now it's time to look at all the weird stuff they had in their offices and say "why, why did you think this was a good idea, why?"

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R2-D2 sells for $2.76 million at auction

R2-D2 sells for $2.76 million at auction

Yes, you read that title right. But before you start getting upset that the iconic Star Wars droid should have fetched a much higher price, know that it wasn't the R2-D2. Sold by the Profiles in History auction house in California this week, this model was described as a "complete R2-D2 unit" that was assembled from various original parts. When you put that under consideration, it makes perfect sense why this R2-D2 would sell for a mere $2.76 million in pocket change.

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One of the earliest Nikon cameras auctioned for $406K

One of the earliest Nikon cameras auctioned for $406K

Photography can easily become a very expensive hobby, especially when hunting down older, well-preserved cameras and lenses. But when it comes to truly historic equipment, that's where you can easily drain your bank account. Case in point: the oldest remaining Nikon camera — believed to be the third one ever built by the Japanese company — was just auctioned for $406,000 in Austria.

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2008 Tesla Roadster prototype being auctioned with $1M starting price

2008 Tesla Roadster prototype being auctioned with $1M starting price

Tesla may be on the verge of turning the electric car into a staple in the US, but almost ten years ago it was just an automotive startup with a flashy, all-electric 2-door coupe. When the Tesla Roadster debuted in 2008, it was fast and exciting, but who could've guessed that the Elon Musk-founded company would go on to upend the car industry and spur every major manufacturer into producing an EV. Well, if you have $1 million burning a hole in your pocket, now you have a chance to own a potentially historic Roadster model.

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