This 1973 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 4.5 was sold new at R.A.B. Motors of San Rafael, California and has remained in the Bay Area with its second owner since 1978. Finished in Harvest Beige over Cognac leather, the car shows just 34k miles and is equipped with a 4.5-liter V8 paired with a 3-speed column-shifted automatic transmission.
This F355 Spider was completed in April 1999 and sold new through Ferrari of Atlanta. It is finished in Nero over Tan and is described as stock with just 14,098 total miles. Power comes from a 3.5L V8 paired to a 6-speed manual transaxle, which received major engine-out belt services in 2005, 2011, and January 2019 just prior to this listing.
This M3 is a Euro model that was imported to Japan in 1992, and imported by the seller to the US two months ago. The car shows 144k Km (~89k miles) and is finished in Alpine White over a houndstooth cloth interior. Power is from a 2.3L S14 I4 paired to a dogleg 5-speed transmission.
This 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 has just 9k miles and was purchased new by the seller from Porsche of Rancho Mirage in 2015. Power comes from a 3.8-liter flat-six, which is mated to a 6-speed manual transaxle equipped with a limited-slip differential. The exterior is finished in white, and the black interior is trimmed in leather and Alcantara.
This 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS was built on March 18, 1970 at the Leed’s Plant in Kansas City, Missouri and was sold new at Clark Maple Chevrolet of Chicago, Illinois. The car is finished in Autumn Gold over a black interior and is powered by a numbers-matching 454ci V8 LS6 mated to a 3-speed automatic transmission.
The 1989 Carrera Speedster is finished in Grand Prix White over black and shows 40k miles. The car was sold new in Canada and recently imported to the US by the selling dealer. The original 3.2-liter flat-six is paired with a G50 5-speed manual gearbox, and factory equipment includes powered sport seats, headlight washers, and a Blaupunkt radio.
This 1969 Porsche 912 Targa is finished in Albert Blue over black leather and powered by a 1,720cc flat-four paired with a 5-speed transaxle. The seller personally restored the car approximately four years ago, at which point it received rust repair, a bare-metal repaint, refreshed interior, and rebuilds of the engine, suspension, and brakes.
This 1970 Dodge Challenger is a one-year-only T/A finished in Go Mango and one of just 989 to leave the factory with a 4-speed manual gearbox. It is powered by a rebuilt 340ci Six Pack V8, and benefits from rebuild of the suspension and brakes within the past 1,800 miles. It is now being offered with 4 years of records and a clear California title.
This 1973 Ford Bronco was sold new in Nevada and reportedly remained with its first owner until acquired by the seller in 2014. Subsequent work included a repaint, interior refreshment, and more. Power is from a 302ci V8 mated to a column-shifted 3-speed manual gearbox and 2-speed transfer case, and the Ranger package was optioned new.
This 1984 Ferrari 512 BBi shows 65k miles and is powered by a fuel-injected 4.9L flat-12 mated to a gated 5-speed manual transaxle. Finished in two-tone red and black over a black leather interior, the car is one of 1,007 BB 512i models produced.
This 1971 Lancia Fulvia Sport Zagato 1.6 was imported to the US in the 1990s and has accumulated 3k miles since being acquired by the selling dealer in 2010. Power is from a 1.6L V4 mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox, and modifications include a Momo steering wheel and electronic ignition.
This 1961 Lancia Appia Coupe is one of 785 Series 3 examples assembled by Carrozzeria Viotti. Refurbishment by a previous owner is said to have been completed in 2006, and the car is now finished in blue with an ivory roof over a grey and blue interior. Power is from a 1.1-liter V4 paired with a 4-speed manual transmission.
This 1973 Porsche 911T was sold new in Rochester, New York and remained with the original owner until it was purchased by the selling dealer in September 2018. Finished in Sepia Brown over brown leatherette, the car shows 38k miles and is powered by an injected 2.4-liter flat-six that was rebuilt in 2014 and is mated to a 5-speed manual transaxle.
This 1964 Lancia Flaminia 3C is one of 180 convertibles bodied by Carrozzeria Touring and is powered by a 2.8-liter V6 equipped with three Weber carburetors. It is finished in red over a biscuit leather interior and shows 85k miles. Equipment includes a 4-speed manual transaxle and a body-colored removable hardtop.
This Carrera is one of 528 produced for the US market and shows 69,700 miles. The car is finished in Bitter Chocolate over Cinnamon leather and optioned with Koni shocks, an oil cooler, sport seats, stereo speakers, gold wheels, A/C, and a sunroof. Power is from a numbers-matching 2.7L flat-six paired with a 5-speed manual transaxle.
This 1965 Sunbeam Tiger Mark I is powered by a 260ci V8 paired with a 4-speed manual transmission and finished in Carnival Red over a black vinyl interior. Modifications include Carrera 3-way adjustable shocks, an Edelbrock F4B high-rise aluminum intake manifold, Holley 4-barrel carburetor, and more.
This 1972 BMW 3.0CS is finished in Malaga over beige leather and powered by a later fuel-injected 3.5L inline-six paired with a 5-speed manual gearbox. The car remained on the West Coast for over 35 years and underwent refurbishment at La Jolla Independent between 2005 and 2007.
This 2006 Ford GT has just 4k miles and is finished in Colorado Red over black. Power comes from a supercharged 5.4-liter V8 mated to a 6-speed manual transaxle equipped with a limited-slip differential. All four available factory options were selected when new, and the car is now being offered by the selling dealer on behalf of the second owner.
This 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera was special ordered in a paint-to-sample metallic blue over linen upholstery and shows 53k miles. Power comes from a 3.2L flat-six mated with a G50 5-speed manual transaxle and a factory-optional limited-slip differential. Additional features include sport seats, 16” Fuchs, an electric sliding sunroof, and more.
This 1958 Porsche 356A Speedster was delivered new to a Ms. Frances Hefner in Augsburg, Germany and was purchased in 1992 by racing driver Robert Kirby. It is powered by a 1.6-liter flat-four from a Porsche 912 paired with a 4-speed manual transaxle, and the car is believed to have been refurbished in the 1980s, including a repaint in Polo Red.
This 1993 Acura NSX was purchased new by the current owner in Claremont, California and now shows just under 14k miles. Finished in Berlina Black over black leather, the car is powered by a 3.0-liter VTEC V6 mated to a 5-speed manual transaxle. A new A/C compressor was installed and an oil service was completed in December 2018.
This 1971 Ford Bronco is powered by a fuel-injected 302ci V8 mated to a 5-speed automatic transmission and 2-speed transfer case. The seller acquired the car in California in 2013, and it now resides in Kansas. The exterior is finished in orange and the interior is upholstered in black with gray cloth inserts.
This 1966 Mercedes-Benz 250SE Cabriolet was purchased in Germany in 2015 and brought to Lebanon for a cosmetic and mechanical refurbishment. The work was completed after the car was brought to California by the selling dealer in November 2017. Power is from a 2.5-liter inline-six paired with a floor-shifted 4-speed manual transmission.
This 1995 Porsche 911 Carrera coupe is finished in Arctic Silver Metallic and was ordered without a sunroof. It was converted to RUF BTR2 specifications shortly after the original owner took delivery, including extensive engine modifications. The car now has 42k miles, and a $29k engine-out refresh was completed in 2017 as described in the listing.
This 2001 Toyota 4Runner Limited is finished in grey over tan leather and powered by a 3.4-liter V6 paired with a 4-speed automatic transmission and 2-speed transfer case. The truck was acquired by the seller in September 2018, and subsequent maintenance included fitment of new tires and front brakes as well as an oil change. This 4Runner shows 89k miles and is offered at no reserve with an accident-free Carfax report, partial service records, and a clean Colorado title in the seller’s name.
This 1974 Honda CB360T was acquired by the selling dealer from the family of its original owner and shows just under 5K miles. The bike is powered by a 356cc parallel twin with a 6-speed transmission, and over the last 4 months it has been fitted with a new battery, new tires, new spark plugs, petcock, and fuel lines. Valve and cam chain adjustments were also carried out along with carburetor work, and approximately 50 miles have been added since the service. This CB360T is offered with an owner’s manual, tool kit, factory-supplied keys, and a clean Wisconsin title.
This 1972 Mercedes-Benz 280SE reportedly spent the majority of its life in California before being moved to Texas by the previous owner. The car is finished in Moss Green over Bamboo MB-Tex and powered by a 2.8-liter inline-six paired with a 4-speed automatic transmission, the latter of which was fitted with a new shift linkage in October 2017. This W108 is offered with blue California license plates, an extra set of wheels, an owner’s manual, a factory tool kit, a handful of records, and a clean Texas title in the seller’s name.
This 2003 Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe was sold new in Minnesota, moved to Florida in 2008, and was purchased by the selling dealer as part of their private collection 2.5 years ago. The car is finished in Speed Yellow over black leather, and power comes from a 3.6L flat-six paired with a 6-speed manual transaxle. The engine has been fitted with an LN Engineering IMS Retrofit kit, and factory options include supple black leather, power/heated front seats, yellow seat belts, xenon headlamps, 18″ alloy wheels with colored center caps, a HiFi sound system, and stainless steel exhaust pipes. Now showing just over 19k miles, this 996.2 is now offered by the selling dealer in Hickory, North Carolina with its window sticker, factory books, a clear Carfax, and a clean Florida title.
This 1970 Chevrolet C30 Longhorn features a factory 6″ wheelbase extension for use with a slide-in Camper, and was reportedly sold new in Connecticut. The truck was the original owner’s daily driver through his retirement, at which point it was reportedly put in storage in his garage for more than twenty years. The second owner refurbished the truck, including fitting a new engine, dual-exhaust with Flowmaster mufflers, clutch, flywheel, starter, and reupholstered leather bench seat. The truck is powered by a replacement GM Goodwrench 350ci V8 backed by a 4-speed manual transmission, and is finished in orange over a black interior. Since acquiring the truck in 2018, the selling dealer has performed a mechanical inspection, repainted the tailgate and bed interior, and converted the truck to power brakes. This C30 is now offered by the selling dealer with a clean Pennsylvania title.
This 1981 Mercedes-Benz 240D was reportedly purchased new in Portland, Oregon and remained with the original owner for many years. Finished in Silver Blue Metallic over a blue MB-Tex interior, the car is powered by a 2.4-liter diesel inline-four paired with a 4-speed automatic transmission. The seller recently acquired this W123 at an auction and commissioned a cosmetic and mechanical refresh. Work included a repaint, as well as new brake pads, a coolant flush, new glow plugs, replacement of the instrument cluster lights, and more as outlined below. This W123 is now being offered at no reserve with a clean Arizona title in the seller’s name.
This 2014 Porsche Cayman was sold new in Maryland and stayed on the East Coast until moving to Colorado with the seller in June 2018. The car is finished in Agate Grey over black leather, and power comes from a 2.7L flat-six paired with a 6-speed manual transmission. Factory options include the Infotainment Package, xenon headlights with PDLS, 19″ wheels, heated seats, and the Convenience Package. Now showing just under 13k miles, this 981 is offered with recent service records, a transferable CPO warranty, a Carfax report, and a clean Colorado title in the seller’s name.
These 16″ Fuchs wheels measure 7″ and 9″ in width and were removed from the seller’s 1988 Porsche 911 M491. The forged aluminum wheels feature black centers and anodized lips. They are equipped with Bridgestone tires, valve stems, and wheel weights. Part numbers, size stampings, and Fuchs emblems are shown in the gallery. This set of for 16″ Fuchs wheels is now being offered at no reserve in Malibu, California.
This 1987 GMC Sierra stepside 4×4 is powered by a 350ci crate engine which is mated to a 4-speed manual gearbox and a 2-speed transfer case. The truck was recently acquired by the selling dealer from the previous owner of 20 years, who commissioned a repaint in red with graphics as well as the installation of a 6″ suspension lift, 15″ wheels with 36″ Super Swamper tires, upgraded audio, and more. Servicing conducted approximately 30 miles ago included changing the engine oil, as well as repairing the heater and some exhaust components. This Sierra is now offered at no reserve with a clean Florida title.
This 1953 Chris-Craft Rocket is a 17′ runabout that was sold new in Massachusetts, where it reportedly remained through the seller’s acquisition in 2012. The boat retains its original 95-horsepower, inboard-mounted Chris-Craft K-series straight-six, and maintenance performed personally by the seller has included a carburetor rebuild as well as fitment of a new fuel tank, belts, hoses, and prop. This Chris-Craft is offered with an equipment record, a tandem-axle trailer, and transferable Connecticut registration.
This 1981 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Turbo wagon is powered by a replacement 3.0L turbodiesel inline-five backed by a 4-speed automatic transmission. Additional features include a sunroof, chrome roof rails, third-row seating, Bundt wheels, and an aftermarket stereo. The seller acquired the car six years ago and commissioned a respray in Astral Silver, refreshed the black MB-Tex interior, serviced the power steering and air conditioning systems, and fitted a new windshield. Service in December 2018 included an oil/filter change, air filter, self-leveling rear suspension adjustment, installation of a new antenna, and inspection. This W123 wagon is offered with partial service records, a clean Carfax report, and a clear Texas title in the seller’s name.
This 2012 Cadillac CTS-V wagon is equipped with a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 sending 556 horsepower through a 6-speed automatic transmission and has been in California from new. The car is finished in Black Raven over Ebony leather and optioned with Recaro heated/ventilated seats, an Ultraview sunroof, 19″ Satin Graphite wheels, Midnight Sapele wood accents, yellow brake calipers, and suede steering wheel/shifter trim. Modifications consist of an Airaid cold air intake along with a removable black coating on the roof rack and rear trim. This CTS-V shows 30k miles after five years with its second owner and is offered with partial records, a window sticker, a clean Carfax report, and a clean California title in the seller’s name.
This 1961 Lancia Appia Coupe is one of 785 Series 3 examples designed by Pininfarina and assembled by Carrozzeria Viotti. It was reportedly first registered in Savona, Italy in May 1961 and refurbishment by a previous owner is said to have been completed in 2006. The car is now finished in Celeste Ardenza with an ivory roof over a grey and blue interior. Power is from a 1.1-liter V4 paired with a 4-speed manual transmission, and service in the last year included a brake system refurbishment along with a new water pump, new piston rings, and gaskets. This Appia was acquired by the selling dealer in 2018 and is now being offered in Perugia, Italy with recent service records and Italian registration.
This 1988 Nissan Sunny GTi looks very similar to the Mazda 323 GTX at first glance, but where that rally-bred AWD homologation special was sold here in the US (albeit in small numbers), this Golf and 206 GTI-competing hot hatch was primarily marketed in Europe. The car looks to remain in nice shape, with the seller and claimed-second owner noting a recent repaint and all new OEM-style exterior decals. Performance was strong for the day, thanks to a 140 hp twin-cam, 16-valve CA18DE four driving the front wheels through a 5-speed manual gearbox, and the interior in this one still looks quite good, including heavily bolstered factory sports seats and a 7000 rpm-redlined tach. Weight should be just a bit over a ton, even with (claimed fully functional) power steering, windows, central locking and A/C, and mileage is given as 102k km, or just over 63,000 miles. Find it here on eBay near Braga, Portugal for $7,500 USD OBO. Special thanks to BaT reader Archy M. for this submission.
This 1959 Studebaker Lark VI is finished in white and powered by a 170ci inline-six mated to a 3-speed manual transmission. The seller has driven the car approximately 500 miles since taking ownership in June 2018, and recent service included installation of new ignition components as well as partial wiring replacement. This Studebaker is offered with a service manual, period literature, and a clean Texas title in the seller’s name.
This 1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 is finished in Midnight Blue over a grey leather interior and powered by a 6.0-liter M120 V12 paired with a 4-speed automatic transmission. The car was acquired by the selling dealer from its third owner last month, and a Pennsylvania inspection was passed in January 2019. This W140 shows 78k miles and is offered with over 200 photos, a stamped maintenance book, factory literature, a clean Carfax report containing 48 service entries from Mercedes-Benz service centers, and a clean Pennsylvania title.
Located in a sleepy, unassuming industrial park, the Marconi Automotive Museum is one of Southern California’s lesser-known public collections. While nowhere near the immersive, day-long experience a visit to the Petersen can be, a trip to the Tustin, Orange County Marconi is still very much worth your time, and won’t leave you utterly exhausted when it’s time to leave.
Chances are you’ll have the place largely to yourself for the ~120 minutes or so it takes to really soak in its ~75 vehicles, perhaps aside from the occasional staffer casually washing a 1950 ex-Mille Miglia Ferrari 195S, or shuffling a Cizeta V16T around, the whirring, turbine-like sound of its fabulously complex engine echoing through the warehouse-like space.
This 1954 Chevrolet 3100 is a half-ton pickup that is said to have been in central Virginia since new and was reportedly acquired by the seller from the grandson of its original owner in summer 2018. The truck is powered by a 235ci inline-six mated to a “three on the tree” manual gearbox. A 2012 refurbishment reportedly consisted of a repaint in Transport Blue, interior refreshment, an engine rebuild, fitment of a new exhaust and tires, and more. This 3100 is offered with a replacement dash and a clean Virginia title in the seller’s name.
This 1986 BMW 528e was a European delivery example that remained with the original owner in Southern California until 2016, and was acquired by the selling dealer in December of 2018. The car is finished in Alpine White over Llama leather, and power comes from a 2.7L M20B27 inline-six paired with a 5-speed manual transmission. A timing belt and water pump service was performed in late 2017, and ignition components were replaced at that time. The fuel pump and brake pads were done prior to the seller’s purchase. More recent work included replacement of the driveshaft, suspension components, and engine oil, as well as the installation of 14″ bottlecap wheels and newer Falken tires. This E28 is offered by the selling dealer in Colorado with a clean Carfax, service records back to purchase, the removed original wheels, California blue plates, and a clean California title.
This 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 4×4 was driven sparingly by its late original owner in New Jersey and shows less than 12,750 miles. The truck is powered by a 5.3L V8 paired with an automatic transmission and optioned with the Z71 package, 4-wheel-drive, painted running boards, power/memory heated leather front seats, and more. Modifications include 2015 Silverado wheels and tires, a chrome grille guard, plastic rain guards, and a bedrail liner. This Silverado was acquired at auction in May 2016 and is offered by the selling dealer in Mooresville, North Carolina at no reserve with its stock wheels and tires, a Carfax report, and a clean Pennsylvania title.
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