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  • We missed one hell of a “Barn Find” auction

    We missed one hell of a “Barn Find” auction

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    Let’s make this long story short. Somewhere in England or United Kingdom or Great Britain, some land property sold for redevelopment. On this property were warehouses. Those warehouses are full of cars. Apparently the old property owner did not care for those cars enough to move them. Or perhaps he or she (let’s be honest,…

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  • Sleeper alert: a Malibu with a grand heart

    Sleeper alert: a Malibu with a grand heart

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    Let’s start with a question – are the days of sleeper cars over now? Many of today’s basic cross-over-wanna-be-minivan things come with around 300-horsepower and very many of them are capable of killing the quarter miles in less than 15 seconds. Then there are the high-performance those not-so-basic cross-over-wanna-be-minivan things that would just spank proper sports…

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  • Buy this uber-rad Toyota Townace camper

    Buy this uber-rad Toyota Townace camper

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    It’s a glorious time in the automotive world. That’s a broad statement, but it applies heavily to imports that are finally legal to own and drive here in the USA. Now that so many are coming up on or passing the 25-year import law mark, we’re starting to see some truly amazing cars here on…

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  • Huge Classic Fiat Sale – 73 Fiats, only $250 each!

    Huge Classic Fiat Sale – 73 Fiats, only $250 each!

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    This isn’t Barrett-Jackson and sadly it won’t be televised. A Fiat repair shop in Colorado is selling off their accumulated “collection” and they gotta sell it now! Lemons racers, Hooptie Con aficionados, automotive sadists, and other idiots – get your tow rigs ready!! From the Aspen Import Auto Facebook page: We are working to get…

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  • Finnish Line: You must Impulse buy an Isuzu Piazza

    Finnish Line: You must Impulse buy an Isuzu Piazza

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    The other day we sat in traffic behind a classically brown, beat up Isuzu pickup truck from the ‘80s, with I S U Z U boldly embossed on the tailgate. “Isuzu”, asked my girlfriend, “Didn’t know that was a brand.” I cannot really blame her for not being aware of Isuzus, as the manufacturer has…

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  • A great time to buy: Mercedes-Benz CLK500 edition

    A great time to buy: Mercedes-Benz CLK500 edition

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    The second generation Mercedes-Benz CLK class hit sales floors for the first time 17 years ago. The cars never hit the sales figures BMW saw with its 3-Series coupe. That doesn’t mean the Benzes were bad. Nor should you avoid certain examples. In fact, now is a great time to buy a CLK500. Originally on…

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