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1979 Maserati Merak SS with Bora Dash Found in Maryland

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1979 Maserati Merak SS with Bora Dash

 

Spotted in Maryland is a 1979 Maserati Merak SS with Bora Dash for $35,000 USD.   The seller states there were only 970 Merak SS examples built with only 314 that came with the Bora style dashboard.  The 1980s dealer invoice shows it was purchased for $17,325.  The car is currently not running.  It will need a full restoration but I think this car would be fun to restore.  The seller also confirm that the tool kit is included and the undercarriage is in good shape.  The body however will need some work. Notice the rust on the front and rear panels.

Would you take on this restoration?

1974 Land Rover Shorland Found in Missoula

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1974 Land Rover Shorland

Spotted in Missoula is a 1974 Land Rover Shorland for $17,500 USD. These landrovers are armor plated vehicles primarily used as patrol vehicles in Ireland. It is believed only 1000 were made. It features armor that can withstand a 308 rifle round and has a 360 degree rotating turret wit periscope site. The grenade launchers are still intact. It has a 6 cylinder engine and 4 speed manual transmission.  Its not something you see everyday.

Would you want this in your collection?

Elvis Presley’s 1963 Rolls Royce Phantom V

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Elvis Presley’s 1963 Rolls Royce Phantom V

Spotted in Beverly Hills is Elvis Presley’s 1963 Rolls Royce Phantom V fo $900,000 USD.  The seller states that Elvis gave this car away in a charity auction.  It was then purchased at another auction (Bonhams) for use in a documentary.   It looks like this car sold in 2014 at Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction fo $396,000 including premium.

What do you think of this car?

1 of 3 Radical RXC3 Found in Pasadena

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1 of 3 Radical RXC3

 

Spotted in Pasadena is 1 of 3 Radical RXC3 for $169,000 USD.  This is a British closed cock pit road legal car that debuted at the 2013 Autosport International Show in the UK.  Completely homologated for California roads and a blast to drive in the canyons – nothing can keep up with this thing. Essentially an atom on steroids with aero, you can take the Angeles Crest through Palmdale hit willow springs raceway and come back

What do you think of this car?

1990 Bentley Hooper Empress II Found in San Diego

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1990 Bentley Hooper Empress II Found in San Diego

 

Spotted in San Diego is a 1990 Bentley Hooper Empress II Found in San Diego for $175,000 USD.    This is 1 of 6 produced by Bentley and is based on the Turbo R.   Back in 1990, this car cost $665,000 USD which is today’s money is appoximately $1,000,000 USD.     It started life as a US Spec Turbo R before being commissioned by Hooper & Co. to do the £500,000 conversion for its Japanese Doctor Owner.    It has been well maintained and comes with a clean title.  

Have you ever heard of this conversion?

2009 Mercedes SLR Convertible Found in Boston

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2009 Mercedes SLR Convertible Found in Boston

 

Spotted in Boston is a 2009 Mercedes SLR Convertible Found in Boston  for $425,000 USD.  This is a very rare color and the last year of SLR production.   It is Crystal Coronadite Gray Metallic which is similar is a gold color with black leather interior and carbon options.  

What do you think of the price?

Two Bentley Turbo R Cars Found in Denver

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Two Bentley Turbo R Cars

Spotted in Denver Colorado are Two Bentley Turbo R Cars for $8,500 USD. You are getting 2 cars that need a lot of attention. Both cars are complete and original with clean and clear titles. The Red Turbo R has 60,000 miles and still has a nice interior but the paint has faded over time. There are electrical gremlins preventing this car from starting. The black Turbo R has 85,700 original miles and also has a nice interior. The Paint is faded but in worse condition than the red one. There is diagnosis of this car and the seller has not even tried to start it. What a shame to see these cars in this shape. They are such amazing cars when running but its going to take a hardcore enthusiast to take this challenge on.  I am always in awe at how beautiful the interior coachwork is in British cars.

What do you think of the price for both these cars?

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