Classics Coolest Cars For Sale On Motorious In Mid August
Hertz Rent A Racer GT350H: Documented, Restored, And Heading To Auction
In the 1960s, Hertz teamed up with Carroll Shelby for its Rent a Racer program that brought the opportunity to get behind the wheel of a muscle car to literally anyone that could rent a car.Although successful in bringing attention to both Hertz and Shelby, this program was rather brief and in all only 800 cars were made with the iconic black and gold livery and an automatic transmission. One of those cars made its way to Littleton, CO where it was used by Hertz Corp. as a rental. It was then purchased by a private party the following year.
These are some of the most interesting cars that have made it onto Motorious this week.
What a diverse market the collector car industry represents. Every week, the Motorious editorial staff does a dive into the classified section of the site to find the cars for sale that we would want to buy for ourselves. These cars are more than worthy of a new garage, and we're thrilled to be able to share our picks with the readers each week. Here is a list of cars to check out as we roll into the middle of August.
Breathe Fresh Air Into Your Collection With This 1957 Chevy Bel Air Convertible
The 1957 Chevy Bel Air is easily the most recognizable car of the era. It was king of the quintessential Tri-Five line that brought the world the drool-worthy mid-50s Chevy body style. This particular example is a convertible, so you can throw your vehicle sun shades down and enjoy the sun while you’re driving.
1968 Chevy Camaro RS Might Be The Most Documented Of Its Kind
This Camaro’s life has been well documented. Finished in Grotto Blue, Paint code Dd, over a Bright Blue vinyl interior, is this 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS coupe comes with all of its paperwork. It has been masterfully restored to show-quality standards and while it is clear that the car has been well taken care of, it is also apparent that it has been driven and enjoyed by its family for decades. © Provided by Motorious Under the hood of this 1968 Chevy Camaro RS is a 327-cid V8 paired with two-speed automatic transmission.
1969 Chevy Chevelle Convertible Is Dripping With Style
The Chevy Chevelle is one of our all-time favorite cars, especially from the era. Even when it wasn’t technically equipped with what it takes the check the muscle car boxes for everyone, even when it has a convertible top and small black Chevy 350 engine, it still passes as the epitome of old-school muscle. Examples like this stunning 1969 Chevy Chevelle Convertible from Clasiq are great collectible cars you can actually drive.
Experience The Most Powerful Mustang In Ford History
There are very few cars out there as impressive as the GT500. The new Mustang Shelby GT500 debuted in the fall of 2019 as the most powerful street-legal Ford ever, yes, ever. From the floor mats to the rear tires, this Pony Car is a fully loaded beast. A supercharged 5.2-liter engine was designed to push the Mustang like a rocket ship with over 700 horses leaving the engine to move the rear tires. The winning formula makes the 2021 GT500 a sub-11-second monster in the quarter-mile, and a 0-60 mph of mid-three seconds.
How Much Does it Cost to Charge an Electric Car?
When shoppers are considering the purchase or lease of an electric vehicle (EV), one of the first questions they ask is, "how much does it cost to charge?" While it's easy to answer that question for a gas-powered car by looking at its fuel economy and your gas station receipt, it gets a bit more complicated for an electric car. If you're charging from a home charging station, the cost of charging an electric vehicle is based on the vehicle'sIf you're charging from a home charging station, the cost of charging an electric vehicle is based on the vehicle's energy efficiency and the cost of electricity, which can vary greatly depending on where you're charging.
Finnjet Is The Most Outrageous Car You Can Now Own
When Antti Rahko retired, he knew it was going to need something to keep him busy, as many retirees plan on. Instead of investing in leisure activities, especially as a Florida resident, he instead started collecting shiny and chrome pieces from junkyards, and that was all the way back in 1984, so when he started working on the, what is now know as the, Mercedes-Benz Finnjet, he had plenty to add to it.
Pontiac GTO: The Old School Muscle Car King
Inspired by Grand Turismo Omologato, the GTO, internally known at the Grand Tempest Option, the Pontiac GTO is widely accepted as the first real American muscle car, although some would argue that. This mid-sized high-performance automobile drove an entire segment into icon state. Examples like the one up for grabs from Clasiq give you a look into the glory days of the American muscle car.
Massive Classic Car Collection Impacts Car Community
This is a World Record car collection. As children, most of us car enthusiasts were probably fascinated by the cars of yesteryear. From classic Dodge Power Wagons to race-ready Le Mans competitors, the swooping fender flares, long hoods, and bright diverse color schemes were designed to do one thing, catch your attention. They did this extremely well which is why today these cars are seen as the pinnacle of design within the automotive community. While it is very unlikely, especially these days, to find your well-taken care of examples of these long-lost legends, there is still hope.
1978 International Scout II Is Vintage Off-Roader Goodness
International Harvester is probably best known as a manufacturer of agricultural equipment (such as tractors) and semi-tractor-trailer trucks. Before the company was broken up and sold off in 1984, it was one of the oldest equipment manufacturers in the United States.
1969 Chevy Chevelle SS 396 Is A Muscle Car Dream
In many ways, certain cars can perfectly define a generation. For the 1960’s it didn't get more iconic than the Chevelle SS. A large displacement engine, simple but accommodating interior, and sporty style is what made the muscle car era and Chevy’s arguably most successful nameplate had everything you'd want to slide behind the wheel to experience.
Some Of The Most Beautiful 1920s and 1930s Cars On The Planet .
Should we start calling this era of automotive art? Pre-war cars are some of the most highly coveted automobiles were made between 1920 and the end of the 1930s. When 1939 rolled around, things got trying for the entire world, and the world of automotive manufacturing would be rocky until WWII was over. Not only are they historically significant cars, they are absolutely, undisputedly stunning cars. Here’s an ode to some shining examples that belong in any proper pre-war car collection.