Although mustangs after the mid 1970s did not carry the same weight as the classic cars released by ford in the 1960s and early 70s. The 1980s mustang felt a lot more "plastic" when compared to the iron horses of earlier models. Like the rest of the american car industry they were being squeezed by the japanese and Ford and GM were considered to be making sub optimal cars.
Even though this was the case these cars are becoming more popular as 80s designs are becoming more nalstalgic.
One of only 703 1964 Daytona convertibles built - this car was offered for sale through Happy Days Dream Cars at some stage around 2012 (estimated). It is absolutely immaculate, and largely all original, coming with original documentation as shown in the images. At the time, the seller made the following comments:
This is one of the iconic releases of the Alpha brand. This particdular example has 57,000 miles as of its sale in late 2016 and was for sale for $9995 USD. This has the leather upulstry and woodgrain momo steering wheel. As this car is fairly young for a classic car It is not considered restored or unrestored but aged as seen in the photos provided.
One of the Classic origional roadsters for sale in the United states (california) in late 2016. Although this is the baby brother to the more desirable 300 series these are sort after cars. This is an unrestored project with huge potential as similar models can easily go for 6 figures (restored). At the time of sale the seller had the following information on this car.
1956 Mercedes Benz 190 Sl Roadster ,
A fully restored Leyland Mini Moke 1275. These original 1275 cars are quite rare, but have survived well due to their fully galvanised bodies. This particular car was found advertised on Ebay Australia in June 2016, with a starting bid of $12,000 (reserve not met), and two days to run.
The sellers description is very limited and states "Fully restored Genuine gal body 1275 Californian, thousands spent, have all receipt's, full books and history, immaculate car, undoubtedly one of the best "real" Californians available in Australia.
This rare 1275 Mini Moke Californian was last for sale on Ebay in early June 2016. Exact numbers of the 1275 Californian Mokes are unknown, however, it is believed that there were fewer than 2,500 built. The Californian 1275 came with essentially the same engine powerplant as the 1275LS mini, along with the same front 8.4" disc brake package.
This very rare 1964 Studebaker Daytona convertible was for sale on Ebay in March 2016, by Dream Car Autohaus USA. This is one of just over 700 convertible Daytonas built in 1964. These cars are becoming increasingly desirable internationally, with many good examples fetching high prices.
This is a very rare 1964 Daytona Convertible, one of 703 1964 cars built, of which 647 were V8's like this one. This car was for sale in 2014, and has been recorded here on the register. If anyone has details of where this car ended up, or further history on the car, please get in contact with us.
The following details of the car have been derived from the original sales receipt:
This car was for sale in September 2015. If anyone knows the whereabouts of this car now, please contact us so we can update this page. This is one of very few Daytona convertibles still out there - this car is in need of a full restoration.
This identification guide has been produced for the Mercedes R107 560SL, built between 1986 and 1989. The 560SL represents the latest and highest spec R107 SL available prior to the introduction of the R129 series. The vehicle’s appeal has seen prices remain higher than many other R107 models, and accurate identification is necessary for any prudent purchaser. This guide has been produced to assist prospective purchasers or existing vehicle owners in determining the authenticity or originality of a 560SL, containing information such as exterior features, interior features, mechanical features, paint colours / codes and important information on the relevant chassis and engine numbers. This guide is based on a variety of enthusiast input and online sources, with the intention of creating an information hub for the R107 560SL. Please contribute your knowledge to make this guide as accurate as possible. Create an account to contact the author or comment at the base of the guide page.