Our readers and editors scour the internet looking for great cars. We found this Alfa Romeo Montreal on eBay and got pretty excited. We also found a Zagato Double Bubble that we featured in our article How To Photograph Cars.
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So we put a little work into both listings but there was one thing that bothered us about both – the lack of any details about the offerings. Not even a chassis number. That negative feeling was confirmed at the end of the day. Both cars were pulled off eBay. And we don’t think they were sold. Maybe the legitimate sellers realized they needed to do more and will list the cars again? But we suspect they were bogus. So be careful and if it looks too good to be true, be wary.
Okay, so a ’68 M-B 280 Sedan shouldn’t be such a big deal to rate being featured on Mint. We read further and discovered this 280, a Palm Beach resident, has 18,000 miles on the odometer. That makes this a pretty cool car to consider. Yes, we know that cars that sit can have their own set of problems just like sedentary humans. Read More
If you are frequent readers of Mint, you may know that we really like sports cars with roofs. To us, they seem more complete. It’s like the designer is given the opportunity to complete the thought. This ’67 MGB-GT is a good example of what we mean. Whether it be a roadster or a GT, the early steel-dash cars are the cars purists are drawn to. Of course, we agree as it gives the B a perfectly period look.
Janis Joplin loved living large so it shouldn’t surprise anyone that Janis would express herself by having a a psychedelic Porsche. Fast-forward to present day – a long time Porsche enthusiast must have grown tired of people not paying attention to his 356SC so he had it wrapped in vinyl simulating the Joplin ride. He named the resulting car Seamor. Read More