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Perfect 1966 Pontiac GTO convertible looks better than new

Perfect 1966 Pontiac GTO convertible looks better than new

Mecum Auctions always has some perfect and pristine classic cars available for purchase. This particular vehicle is a beautiful 1966 Pontiac GTO convertible that is a Royal Bobcat Conversion. For those that may be unfamiliar, Royal Bobcats were converted by Royal Pontiac into vehicles with numerous options for paint and performance.

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Plum Crazy 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T goes to auction

Plum Crazy 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T goes to auction

Back in the 60s and 70s, no one who purchased some of the most iconic muscle cars we have today knew they would be worth so much money in the future. Collectors routinely pay massive amounts of money for classic sports cars like Mustangs, Camaros, and Dodge models. Right now, some of the most popular muscle cars of the 70s bringing the biggest money at auction come from Dodge.

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Rare Spider-Man comic book scores huge bid days before auction

Rare Spider-Man comic book scores huge bid days before auction

Heritage Auctions is in possession of Amazing Fantasy #15, a Marvel comic book published in 1962. This is the first Marvel comic book to feature the now-iconic superhero Spider-Man -- and, in the case of this auction, the comic book is in 'pristine' condition. The auction house is accepting bids for the comic book ahead of its live auction next week, and someone has already put down more than $2 million for the product.

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1969 Ford Torino Talladega is a street-legal racer

1969 Ford Torino Talladega is a street-legal racer

Back in 1969, Ford produced only 750 factory Torino Talladega cars. Most of the cars were used for racing, and this particular example has been restored to perfect and like-new condition. The exterior of the car is a 1969 Torino with a fastback body style for improved aerodynamics. Under the hood is a 429 cubic inch V-8 engine that features a magnesium intake manifold, magnesium valve covers, and a magnesium dry sump oil pan.

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Beautiful 1967 Mustang Eleanor Tribute Edition heads to auction in Houston

Beautiful 1967 Mustang Eleanor Tribute Edition heads to auction in Houston

When it comes to movie Mustangs, one of the most copied of all time is the 1967 Mustang from the Nicolas Cage version of "Gone in 60 Seconds." There are numerous clones of that car running around in the wild, but the vast majority of them we built by people who were unauthorized to build them. However, the 1967 Ford Mustang Eleanor Tribute Edition seen in these images is an officially licensed replica of the movie car.

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The first 2022 Acura NSX Type S sold at auction last weekend

The first 2022 Acura NSX Type S sold at auction last weekend

It has become very common for automakers to offer the rights to purchase the very first of certain vehicle models at auction for charity. That is exactly what happened over the weekend when Acura offered the very first production NSX Type S at its auction in Monterey. The vehicle ended up selling for $1 million.

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Incredibly rare 1967 Ford GT40 MK IV heads to auction

Incredibly rare 1967 Ford GT40 MK IV heads to auction

In the realm of iconic race cars from the late 60s, one of the most important is the Ford GT40. The race car seen in the images below is a 1967 Ford GT40 MK IV, and it's heading for auction with Bonhams on August 13 at the Quail Lodge Auction. The car is expected to bring a massive amount of money, estimated at as much as $3.5 million when the gavel drops.

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Classic 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Trans Am racer heads to auction

Classic 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Trans Am racer heads to auction

When it comes to muscle cars of the 60s, one of the most iconic is the Chevrolet Camaro. The value of a normal Chevrolet Camaro from the era is often very high. The value of this 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Trans Am is even higher as it's an actual successful racing car from the era. This vehicle is the first of six Sunoco Trans Am Camaros that Penske Racing built.

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1965 Jaguar E-Type Series I 4.2-liter roadster heads to auction

1965 Jaguar E-Type Series I 4.2-liter roadster heads to auction

One of the most iconic sports cars ever to come out of the 1960s era Europe is the Jaguar E-Type. The car in the pictures here is dirty and might not look like a pristine automobile, but it is an extremely original 1965 Jaguar E-Type Series I 4.2-liter Roadster. It's one of the most iconic Jaguar sports cars ever made and is done in triple black.

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Shagtastic ’70s custom Ford Econoline hits auction

Shagtastic ’70s custom Ford Econoline hits auction

One of the more interesting automotive trends in the 1970s was custom vans. These vans typically had fancy paint on the exterior and interiors that were more like rolling living rooms than cars. An extremely clean custom van has turned up on eBay that fits right into the 70s era. The van is a 1974 Ford Econoline with only 873 original miles.

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Super Mario 64 cartridge sells at auction for record-breaking $1.5 million

Super Mario 64 cartridge sells at auction for record-breaking $1.5 million

On Friday, it was announced that a new game cartridge auction record had been set with the sale of The Legend of Zelda for NES at $870,000. Now, only two days later, that record has already been broken with another high-figure auction, this one involving an unopened copy of Super Mario 64 sold earlier today.

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Incredibly preserved 2002 Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec II is like new

Incredibly preserved 2002 Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec II is like new

When it comes to Japanese sports cars of the early 2000s, the undisputed king of the crop is the 2002 Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec seen here. To say the car is extremely original would be an understatement. It still wears the plastic on the door sills and some of its interior panels meant to protect it during shipping. It only has 10 kilometers on the odometer, and the car was never registered.

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