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BaT Auction: 8k-Mile 1987 Ford Mustang GT 5.0 5-Speed

BaT Auction: 8k-Mile 1987 Ford Mustang GT 5.0 5-Speed

This 1989 Ford Mustang GT shows just under 8k miles and was sold new by Redeker Ford of Grand Haven, Michigan. Its 5.0-liter V8 is paired with a five-speed manual transmission and a Traction-Lok rear axle equipped from the factory with 2.73:1 gears. Finished in Black over a Medium Grey cloth interior, the car has removable roof panels and cruise control as well as power windows, mirrors, and locks; air conditioning is not equipped. This Fox-body Mustang is now offered by the selling dealer in New Hampshire with a Deluxe Marti report, a clean Carfax report, and a clean Ohio title.

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BaT Auction: 1960 Porsche-Diesel Standard Star 219 Tractor

BaT Auction: 1960 Porsche-Diesel Standard Star 219 Tractor

This 1960 Porsche-Diesel Standard Star is a diesel-powered tractor which was refurbished in the US under prior ownership. The tractor has been repainted in Porsche red with white script over cream-colored wheels, and is equipped with an upholstered sprung seat, a rear-facing parade platform, and dual PTO outputs. Power is provided by a 1,644cc two-cylinder air-cooled diesel engine paired with a dual-range four-speed manual gearbox. The seller acquired the tractor earlier this year and states a service has been performed. This Porsche-Diesel is offered by the selling dealer with a parts list, a reproduction brochure, and a Georgia bill of sale.

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BaT Auction: 1992 Volvo 240 Wagon 5-Speed at No Reserve

BaT Auction: 1992 Volvo 240 Wagon 5-Speed at No Reserve

This 1992 Volvo 240 wagon is powered by a 2.3-liter inline-four paired with a five-speed manual transmission and shows 81k miles. The body has been refinished in Graphite Metallic over a black vinyl interior, and modifications include aftermarket suspension components, an IPD camshaft, and gray Virgo wheels. The car reportedly remained in the Pacific Northwest from new until it was acquired by the seller through a December 2018 BaT auction and moved to its current home of Kentucky. This 240 wagon is now offered with service records, factory literature, tools, an accident-free Carfax report, and a clean Kentucky title in the seller’s name.

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BaT Auction: 1949 Cadillac Series 61 Sedanette

BaT Auction: 1949 Cadillac Series 61 Sedanette

This 1949 Cadillac Series 61 Sedanette was acquired by the seller 15 years ago as a project, reportedly after previous use as a glider tow vehicle in Hollister, California. The car has since been refurbished in burgundy over a beige leather and cloth interior, and power comes from an overbored 331ci V8 paired with a later three-speed automatic transmission and differential. Modifications include Packard power steering, rear air shocks, an aftermarket air conditioner, an AM/FM radio conversion, an electric cooling fan, and more. This 61 is offered with refurbishment records, a shop manual, spare parts, a trickle charger, an uninstalled sun visor, and a clean California title in the seller’s name.

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BaT Auction: 36k-Mile 1994 Mercedes-Benz E320

BaT Auction: 36k-Mile 1994 Mercedes-Benz E320

This 1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 was delivered new to Modern Classic Motors in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The car was registered with the original owner in Georgia from 1994 until 2016, remained with the original owner’s family until March 2018, and was acquired by the selling dealer in February 2019. It is finished in Black Pearl Metallic over a gray leather interior. Power is provided by a 3.2-liter M104 inline-six mated to a four-speed automatic transmission, and factory equipment includes power front seats, an Exquisit radio, a power sunroof, and cruise control. This W124 shows just over 35,500 miles and is now offered in Glendale, California with its window sticker, factory literature, service records, a clean Carfax report, and a clean Georgia title.

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BaT Auction: 2005 Porsche Boxster S at No Reserve

BaT Auction: 2005 Porsche Boxster S at No Reserve

This 2005 Porsche Boxster S was sold new from Champion Porsche of Pompano Beach, Florida, where it remained until its recent acquisition by the selling dealer. The car is finished in Seal Grey Metallic over a black leather interior, and options include 19″ Sport Design wheels, bi-xenon headlamps, PCM 2.1, the Preferred Package Plus, heated and powered seats, and more. Power is provided by a 3.2L flat-six coupled with a six-speed manual transaxle, and recent work included the installation of an LN Engineering IMS retrofit kit, clutch, flywheel, and an oil and filter change. Now showing 61k miles, this 987 Boxster S is offered by the selling dealer at no reserve with factory books and manuals, partial service records, a Carfax report, and a clean Florida title.

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BaT Auction: 750-Mile 2004 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

BaT Auction: 750-Mile 2004 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

This 2004 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 was sold new from Graham Chevrolet in Santa Barbara, California and shows just 750 miles. The car is finished in Millennium Yellow over a black leather interior and is powered by a 5.7L LS6 V8 paired with a rear-mounted 6-speed manual transaxle. Z06 model features include a fixed roof body style, revised gear ratios, upgraded suspension, wider wheels and tires, and functional brake cooling ducts. Recent maintenance included a fluid service and a mechanical inspection. This C5 Z06 is now offered partial service records, a clean Carfax report, and a clean California title in the seller’s name.

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BaT Auction: 55k-Mile 1990 Volkswagen Passat GL 5-Speed at No Reserve

BaT Auction: 55k-Mile 1990 Volkswagen Passat GL 5-Speed at No Reserve

This 1990 Volkswagen Passat GL shows 55k miles and was sold new to the current owner at Midtown Imports, Inc. of Pekin, Illinois. Power comes from a 2.0L DOHC inline-four paired with a five-speed manual transaxle, and the car is finished in Travertine Clearcoat Metallic over a beige velour fabric interior. The seller reports that the owner purchased the car as a retirement gift, and optioned this example without a sunroof, a stereo, electric windows, or alloy wheels. This B3 Passat is now offered on behalf of the original owner at no reserve with a clean Carfax report, service records, owner’s manuals, a service manual, a window sticker, and a clean Illinois title.

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BaT Auction: 1951 Mercury Woodie Wagon

BaT Auction: 1951 Mercury Woodie Wagon

This 1951 Mercury woodie wagon reportedly originated in California, and it is one of 3,812 built for the model’s final year. A previous owner had the car restored in Long Beach, California at a reported cost of more than $125k, and the selling dealer acquired it from a collector in Atlanta in 2019. The car has been repainted in black with refinished exterior wood over a red leather interior. Power is provided by a 255ci flathead V8 backed by a column-shifted three-speed manual transmission, and an electric radiator fan and an aftermarket temperature gauge have been added. The selling dealer performed an oil change and lubrication service and also had the vehicle detailed. This Mercury Eight station wagon is now offered with an owner’s manual, a period sales brochure, and a clean Florida title.

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BaT Auction: 1987 Mazda B2200 Cab Plus 5-Speed at No Reserve

BaT Auction: 1987 Mazda B2200 Cab Plus 5-Speed at No Reserve

This 1987 Mazda B2200 Cab Plus pickup is powered by a 2.2-liter inline-four paired with a five-speed manual transmission. The engine reportedly was rebuilt under previous ownership, and additional work is said to have included a rebuilt carburetor as well as a new camshaft, cylinder head, distributor shaft, timing belt, radiator, water pump, master cylinders, and exhaust system. Modifications include lowering springs and a ProTecta bedliner. The truck is finished in Light Beige over a tan cloth and vinyl interior and shows just under 144k miles. This B-series pickup is now offered in Lake Oswego, Oregon by the selling dealer with service records, a clean Carfax report, and a clean Washington title.

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BaT Auction: 1973 Datsun 240Z

BaT Auction: 1973 Datsun 240Z

This 1973 Datsun 240Z has refinished in metallic red over black vinyl and is powered by a 2.4-liter inline-six paired with a four-speed manual transmission. Modifications include dual Weber carburetors, 15″ MTS MT11 wheels, a modern stereo with Bluetooth, aftermarket exhaust components, and a front skid plate as well as struts, bushings, and end links from Energy Suspension. Replacement of the heater core, gauges, cooling components, and ignition parts was carried out in April 2019 along with fluid changes and brake refreshment. This 240Z is offered with receipts for the recent work and a clean Florida title.

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BaT Auction: 1978 Porsche 911SC Targa

BaT Auction: 1978 Porsche 911SC Targa

This 1978 Porsche 911SC Targa is black-on-black example which was was recently acquired by the selling dealer, reportedly from a previous owner of 10 years. Power comes from a 3.0-liter flat-six mated to a five-speed manual transaxle, and equipment includes polished Fuchs wheels, a front spoiler, and a Blaupunkt CD player. The spark plugs were replaced, a compression test was carried out, and an oil change was performed in July 2019. This 911SC shows 171k miles and is offered with factory literature, a tool roll, and a clean New Jersey title.

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BaT Auction: 1950 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup

BaT Auction: 1950 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup

This 1950 Chevrolet 3100 is a five-window pickup finished in red over a black interior. The seller acquired the truck approximately five years ago and has since installed a replacement 216ci straight-six. Shifting is through a three-speed manual transmission that was fitted with a new clutch by the seller, who also installed a new wiring harness, turn signals, and a vintage-look stereo with auxiliary input. This Advance Design pickup is now offered with a clean Massachusetts title in the seller’s name.

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BaT Auction: 20-Years-Owned 1987 Porsche 911 Turbo

BaT Auction: 20-Years-Owned 1987 Porsche 911 Turbo

This 1987 Porsche 911 Turbo is finished in Guards Red over Champagne leather and was ordered with an electric sunroof, an alarm, and a raised-hub steering wheel. It was delivered new to John Hicks Porsche in Chattanooga, Tennessee and is powered by a turbocharged 3.3-liter flat-six paired with a four-speed manual transaxle. The current owner acquired the car from an Ohio dealer in June 1999 showing ~41k miles, and it now has just under 49k miles. An $8,300 mechanical service performed in May 2019 included new brakes, rebuilding the turbo, new engine belts, and more. This 930 Turbo is now offered on behalf of the current owner with clean Carfax and AutoCheck reports, a Porsche Production Specifications certificate, some maintenance records, a window sticker, factory manuals, a Wolf car cover, an unused Colgan Custom bra, two keys, and a clean Ohio title in the current owner’s name.

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BaT Auction: 1953 MG TD

BaT Auction: 1953 MG TD

This 1953 MG TD is finished in Ivory/Cream over an Apple Green leather interior and is powered by a 1,250cc inline-four paired with a four-speed manual transmission. The car is equipped with a tan soft top, a tonneau cover, body-color fenders and running boards, side curtains, and a wood dashboard. It has reportedly not been driven in the last five years. This MG TD was purchased by the seller’s father in 1999 and is now offered on his behalf with tools, literature, and a clean Illinois title.

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BaT Auction: 1990 Land Rover 90 V8

BaT Auction: 1990 Land Rover 90 V8

This 1990 Land Rover 90 pickup was acquired by the seller in Athens, Greece before being imported to the US in 2017. Power is provided by a 3.5-liter V8 mated to a five-speed manual gearbox and a two-speed transfer case, and modifications include a roll cage with a hard roof and rear window panel. Rebuilds of the carburetor and axles, removal and cleaning of the fuel tank, replacement of exterior lenses, and fluid changes are said to have been performed in the past three months. This 90 has power steering and is offered in California with a DHS Entry Summary and a clean Montana title in the name of the seller’s LLC.

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BaT Auction: 1967 Volkswagen Beetle at No Reserve

BaT Auction: 1967 Volkswagen Beetle at No Reserve

This 1967 Volkswagen Beetle is powered by a rebuilt 1,641cc flat-four paired with a four-speed manual transmission. The car reportedly underwent a mechanical and cosmetic refurbishment in 2007 and was acquired by the selling dealer two months ago. Work included installing a new engine and transmission, repainting the body in House of Kolor Purple, and reupholstering the cabin. Additional modifications include 15″ wheels with polished Porsche-crest hubcaps, larger shocks, a Jensen sound system, a limited-slip differential, dual Weber carburetors, and a high-output alternator. This Beetle is now offered at no reserve with a clean Wisconsin title.

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BaT Auction: 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

BaT Auction: 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

This 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL is finished in white over tan leather and powered by a 2.8L M130 inline-six paired with a 4-speed automatic transmission. The owner purchased the car in 1991, and work in his care has included replacement of the soft top, an interior refurbishment, a recore of the radiator, and a rebuild of the brake system. Maintenance in the last year is said to have consisted of an oil change, the installation of new spark plugs, and an inspection. Now showing 63k miles, this W113 is being offered on the current owner’s behalf with a matching pagoda hardtop, owner’s manuals, and a clean New York title.

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BaT Auction: 33-Years-Owned 1970 Citroen D Special

BaT Auction: 33-Years-Owned 1970 Citroen D Special

This 1970 Citroën D Spécial reportedly was imported from France to Canada in 1984 by a French mechanic and was acquired 33 years ago by the owner’s late husband, who regularly participated in the Citroën Rendezvous in Massachusetts and New York. Its 1,985cc inline-four is paired with a four-speed manual transaxle, and a hydropnuematic suspension system is equipped along with power-assisted brakes and steering. Finished in white over brown leather, this DS is now offered by the seller on the current owner’s behalf in Magog, Quebec with a spare carburetor and Quebec registration.

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Factory Test Chassis: 1948 Tucker 48 “Torpedo”

Factory Test Chassis: 1948 Tucker 48 “Torpedo”

This 1948 Tucker 48 (chassis 1052) originally served as an engineering testbed for the company’s Tucker-Matic automatic transmission (which ultimately didn’t make it to production), and was never fitted with factory bodywork. Production at the sprawling South Side Chicago Tucker plant was shuttered in March 1949, and chassis 1052 subsequently changed hands several times, languishing in storage for a number of years until the seller commissioned a full restoration in 2015. The car is one of 47 that survive today, and as restoration reportedly exhausted most of the remaining supply of NOS Tucker parts, in some ways it can be considered the last of the line. Find it here at Worldwide Auctioneers who will oversee its sale in Auburn, Indiana on August 31, 2019. Offered with no reserve, the car is expected to sell for $1.25m–$1.5m USD. Special thanks to BaT reader Kyle K. for this submission.

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