October 13, 2012 in ebay treasures
According to the claim on Marktplaats (Dutch Craigslist) this 1992 Daihatsu Opti was actually a show car for the 1992 Leipzig Auto Show:
The car has been shipped from Japan to Leipzig to be shown to the public. Apparently the public didn’t like it that much and the Opti never made it to Europe.
The car was never shipped back to Japan and put in storage somewhere in Europe and recently came back to the surface: Read the rest of this entry →
October 1, 2012 in ebay treasures
Back in the late fifties Jaguar launched the Mark 2 as a medium sized saloon and it was an instant hit! The Mark 2 entry level engine already had an output of 120hp (cars with ten times less horses were still for sale back then!) and its top model, the 3.8 litre XK model, featured an output of 220hp. To put that into contrast: that is about as much as the Lexus IS250 outputs nowadays.
Imagine then the creation of this little lookalike:
Yes from up front it really looks like a Jaguar Mark 2!
But from a different angle… Read the rest of this entry →
January 9, 2012 in ebay treasures
I spotted this Ebay treasure a few days ago on AEU86. The German user fax0815 found this Toyota Sports 800 on Ebay kleinanzeigen (small ads) for a mere 7000 euros!
Just imagine: for only 7000 euros you can own one of the most sought after Toyotas! And according to doggy its price has dropped from 9900 euros to 7000 euros already!
Obviously there is a drawback: it is not really in a good shape… See also this picture in what shape driver side is: Read the rest of this entry →
October 27, 2011 in ebay treasures
I can imagine people thinking the first generation RX7 (SA22 and FB) looks outdated. So obviously you want to update the looks of it and just model it after some newer model… Well, this little SA22 (for sale on Marktplaats) does have some updated looks!
First of all: the tail lights are clearly influenced by the Ferrari 575. But if you look closer to the design you can spot they are actually Opel GT tail lights.
Then we move to the front of the car: Read the rest of this entry →
October 18, 2011 in ebay treasures
Okay it is not entirely new and it surely is not for sale on Ebay (actually on Goo-net), but it only drove 36k kilometers so far!
This Levin was definitely cherished by its first owner and later on restored in full glory by it seller Carland86.
Just look at the enginebay: Read the rest of this entry →