Posts Tagged ‘for sale’

Type 44 Dream – 1987 Audi 5000 Turbo Quattro

September 17, 2014

The Audi 5000 Type 44 was a significant car in automotive history, and rightfully recognized as such in the press, but due to their utility, you don’t often see surviving examples on the road. And if you do, they’re often gold front-wheel drive automatic examples that make for a less-than-exciting driving experience, or high-mileage, enthusiast-owned cars that will require significant maintenance. Today’s car has enough pluses to get an Audi enthusiast’s knees quivering – check out this 1987 Audi 5000 Turbo Quattro for sale for $1900 in Reno, NV.

1987 Audi 5000 Turbo Quattro left front

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Not What It Appears – 1967 VW Beetle

August 18, 2014

So, it’s another VW Beetle. Sure, it’s the desirable 1967, but we’re looking at a 1493cc flat four with a meager 53hp. And because the owner is either pretentious or ironic, there’s a Faux-Royce hood on it, and what looks like a rather rough rattle canned red metallic paint job. But wait, there’s more – can you see the wheels from a Toyota Tacoma, and the fake side pipes, and the nasty JC Whitney side mirrors? Why are we interested in this car? Read on to learn more about this 1967 VW Beetle for sale for $3800 in Hayward, CA.

1967 VW Beetle left front

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Bahn Burner – 1985 BMW 745i

June 26, 2014

BMW’s E23 745i was the lesser-known big brother to the better-known 733i and 735i. The first turbocharged production six-cylinder from BMW, it was not followed by a similar engine configuration until the N54 turbo six of 2006, with BMW choosing to go the V8/V12 route in the interim. The 3.2 liter turbo six put out 252bhp and 276 lb.-ft. of torque, and was only offered with an automatic transmission. As such, these were the only 7-series to match the output of their E32 750i successors – check out this 1985 BMW 745i for sale for $3800 in Emeryville, CA.

1985 BMW 745i right side

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