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1990 Lotus Esprit Turbo SE Found in California

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1990 Lotus Esprit Turbo SE

Spotted in California is a 1990 Lotus Esprit Turbo SE for $25,499 USD.   The selling dealer state this car is in excellent condition.  It is a no accident car with a clean car fax.  It is black with a clean tan interior.  The leather seat bottoms are not worn or have the dreaded butt imprint common with lotus seats.  It has 40,000 original miles and has undergone a recent service.  There is an extensive binder of service history and records that come with the car.  These esprits look very appealing in black.  This one has the 1993 esprit 5 spoke one year only wheels which look great.   The dealer says this car passes smog with no issues and even has a chip installed.

What do you think of this car?

1977 Corvette Widebody Found in California

1977 Corvette Widebody

Spotted in California is a 1977 Corvette Widebody for $8,500 USD.  The seller states this car is in very good condition, starts and runs great.   It has an extreme widebody kit with 10 inch wide American Racing Wheels in the rear with brand new tires.  The interior is in fair condition but will need to be brought back.   All the smog equipment has been removed.  

What do you think of this car?

1991 Ferrari Mondial T Convertible Found in San Rafael

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1991 Ferrari Mondial T Convertible

  Spotted in San Rafael, California is a 1991 Ferrari Mondial T Convertible for $32,500 USD.  Sorry to hear that the owner has passed but the car is going off to a new home.  It is a 2 owner car in a beautiful rare blue color.  It has had a $25,000 engine rebuild 3 years ago and has only traveled 3,000 miles since then.   The interior was given a $5,000 restoration and the brakes, suspension bushing were redone as well.   This Mondial T comes with a 6 inch folder of service history.   The AC system was rebuilt as well.   It has been lovingly taken care during the seller’s ownership.   The car has 79,200 original miles. What do you think of this Mondial T?

1978 Lamborghini Espada III Found in California

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1978 Lamborghini Espada III

  Spotted in California is a 1978 Lamborghini Espada III for $75,000 USD.   This is an ultra rare 1978 model Series 3 car with only 8,000 original miles (13K Kilometers.)  According to the seller this is believed to be the only example known to exist in the USA.   The Lamborghini factory stopped shipping Espadas to the USA in 1976 but continued to be built until 1978.  This car was purchased from Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from a Saudi Royal Prince.  At the time of purchase the car had only 6000 Kilometers but currently reads 13,000 Kilometers.  It was shipped from the port of Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Laspezia , Italy and then eventually arrived at the Port of Los Angeles/ Long Beach during the summer of 1982.   The DOT standards were done by Albert Merdikian Engineering in Newport Beach, California known for building the Ferrari Spider in Miami Vice. This car has undergone a fully restored leather interior which includes the seats, dash and panels.  The Espada was serviced and maintained by South Coast Ferrari of Orange County, California with all records included with the car.  The 12 cylinder engine was completely rebuilt by South Coast Ferrari from the ground up including 6 brands new Four Barrel Weber Carburetors (old ones are still on the car) for a total cost of $40,000 USD (receipts included).   The engine will need service before restarting and the broken windshield will have to be replaced.    The car is rust free and has been in dry storage since 1990.   It has a clean California Title with original owners manual along with a signed letter from Ferrucio Lamborghini stating the market it was originally manufactured for.   There is a 2 inch thick folder of all original documents.    The car was purchased by the seller in 1982 and is a 1 owner vehicle since it arrived in the USA.  It does not run at the moment and will need servicing. What do you think of this car?

1988 BMW E30 M3 Found in Lomita

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1988 BMW E30 M3   Spotted in Lomita, California is a 1988 BMW E30 M3 for $58,000 USD.   The seller states this is the most well kept and highly original E30 M3 on the market.  The car has only 2 owners since new along with original books , manuals, tools and a thick and complete history file from new.   What do you think of the price?