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Auction site sold four fantastic vehicles this past month. These remarkable cars showcase the beauty and power produced by domestic and international automakers alike, and they all provide classic auto lovers with a peek into the history of automobiles. 

In this blog, we’ll give you a glimpse into the cars that were auctioned, including a Pontiac Fiero GT, a Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Sport Coupe, a Ford Thunderbird, and a Volvo 145 project car. Even though these particular cars are gone, you can still find the classic car you’ve been searching for on the site. 

4.9L-Powered 1985 Pontiac Fiero GT

1985 Pontiac Fiero This 1985 Pontiac Fiero GT was purchased by the seller that year and then modified in 2003 with the installation of a 4.9-liter Cadillac V8 and a 4T60-E four-speed automatic transaxles, a Rock Crawler tuning chip, and repainted in black with silver lower panels. An Allante starter, a V8 Archie three-core radiator, and an oil cooler were also installed.  

Exterior details include a vented hood and decklid, LED running lights, and pop-up headlights with Hella 100-watt bulbs in addition to a removable sunroof, an asymmetrical quarter-panel vent, and dual exhaust outlets. 

Vented disc brakes from a 1978 Chevrolet Monte Carlo are installed up front and 1985 Oldsmobile Toronado units are in place out back. 

Reupholstered, there’s also a Delco cassette stereo, power windows, carbon-look trim, and air conditioning as well as added switches for the running lights, idle motor, and oil-cooler fan. 

A replacement 1986-specification instrument cluster as well as gauges for coolant temperature and fuel level are included, as well as LED panel lights and gauges for voltage and oil pressure are housed in the center stack. The six-digit odometer shows 148k miles, approximately 140k of which were added under current ownership. 

This beautifully restored vehicle sold for $8100! steering page break

LS2-Powered 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Sport Coupe

1966 Chevrolet CoupeThis 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu sport coupe was modified and refurbished before being sold. Power is provided by a 6.0-liter LS2 V8 linked with a four-speed automatic transmission. The engine is said to have been sourced from a 2005 Pontiac GTO and it is equipped with a body-color intake pipe. Modifications include TEN Factory axles, four-wheel disc brakes, 18″ American Racing wheels, and an aluminum radiator with electric fans. 

Repainted metallic gray, the cabin was refurbished with a black vinyl and microsuede kit as well as Dakota Digital gauges and a hidden Bluetooth-enabled stereo system. 

The suspension is modified with tubular front control arms, Currectrac rear control arms, Hotchkis steering components, SPC springs, and rear VariShocks. Stopping power is provided by four-wheel discs with a Wilwood master cylinder; braided lines, Corvette-branded front calipers, drilled/slotted rotors, and a line lock is installed.

Appointments include a Vintage Air GenIV air conditioning system, a center console, and a push-button starter. The tilting three-spoke steering wheel fronts a Dakota Digital gauge cluster with a speedometer, a tachometer, and supplementary readouts. The odometer shows 4,200 miles. 

This classic car sold at auction for $55,000. 

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1976 Ford Thunderbird

1976 ford thunderbirdFinished in Polar White with a Jade half vinyl roof over green vinyl upholstery, this 1976 Ford Thunderbird is powered by a 460ci V8 paired with a three-speed automatic transmission. Equipment includes steel 15″ wheels, power steering, a power-adjustable driver seat, air conditioning, a push-button AM/FM stereo, cruise control, and power windows and door locks.

Additional exterior details include chrome bumpers and front cornering lamps. Steel 15″ wheels wear wire-style covers and are wrapped in 235/75 Hankook Kinergy narrow-whitewall tires that were mounted in preparation for the sale. The car is equipped with power steering.

The split-back front bench and rear bench seat are upholstered in green vinyl and joined by a color-coordinated dashboard, door panels, and carpeting.

The two-spoke steering wheel features woodgrain trim and is mounted to a tilting column. Instrumentation consists of a 120-mph speedometer, a fuel level gauge, and an analog clock. The five-digit odometer shows 30k miles, approximately 50 of which were added under current ownership.

The 460ci V8 is equipped with a four-barrel carburetor and was rated at 202 horsepower and 352 lb-ft of torque when new.

This fabulous Thunderbird sold at auction for $9,600!

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1973 Volvo 145 Project

1973 volvoThis 1973 Volvo 145 wagon is a non-running project that is said to have had its 2.0-liter B20 inline-four rebuilt and its seating surfaces reupholstered in brown vinyl in the 1980s. Due to issues with the Bosch D-Jetronic fuel injection system following the engine rebuild, the car was parked in the early 1990s before it was acquired by the subsequent owner and used as a parts car. 

Rust is present throughout the exterior, which sports two different paint colors; there’s also a bent hood, a cracked windshield, a broken front bumper mount, and a broken grille and headlight surround.

Interior appointments include an AM/FM radio wired to aftermarket speakers in the front footwells, a heater/defroster, door map pockets, and a rear defroster. 

A leather-wrapped steering wheel sits ahead of a cracked dashboard that houses an analog clock as well as an instrument cluster consisting of a 130-mph speedometer and a combination gauge for oil temperature and fuel level. The six-digit odometer shows 79k miles.

The sale includes a variety of spare parts that include a hood, grille surround, and left fender in addition to a driver-side mirror, an instrument cluster, and window glass.

This non-running project car sold at auction for $250.

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