All original 5 speed 280Z. The paint is factory original Polar White and the car has never been damaged. The engine is the original 2.8 L inline six cylinder with Bosch L-Jetronic fuel injection . Options detailed on the original invoice include wheels, rear louvers, floor mats, an AM/FM 8 track tape player (comes with 8 track tapes), and side moldings. Factory A/C has been recharged and blows cold. The car has the original tool roll and doughnut spare. The car was recently serviced by a Z car expert. The service included new fluids, A/C recharge, rebuilt calipers for the front disk brakes, new wheel cylinders for the rear drums,and new pads and shoes. The fuel tank was removed and cleaned. It has new Hankook Optimo tires. This Z car looks and runs exactly as it should.
Aftermarket conversion includes not just the convertible top but a Ford V8 engine as well
We’ve written a lot at Classic Car News about “future classics,” cars we think are going to escalate in value.
When is a Pontiac not a Pontiac? When it’s become one of the Stutz Blackhawks designed by none other than former Chrysler styling chief Virgil Exner. The Pick of the Day is a 1971 Stutz Blackhawk that is one of only 16 surviving examples, according to the St. Louis dealer advertising the car on ClassicCars.com. […]
A historic race car from the collection of rock star John Oates will be auctioned for charity during RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island sale held March 6-7. The 1984 Tiga SC84 Sports 2000 will be offered without reserve, all proceeds to be donated to the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Foundation in celebration of the Concours’ 25 years of charitable […]
A variety of artists have lent their style to various vehicles, especially BMWs, and now Rolls-Royce has added acclaimed South African artist Ester Mahlangu to the group. “The Mahlangu Phantom” is a new Rolls-Royce Phantom with commissioned artwork, inside and out, by Mahlangu. The new Phantom includes a panel on the dashboard that the automaker […]
Prompted by the booming success of the 1964 Pontiac GTO, fellow GM brand Oldsmobile quickly created its own midsize performance car. Oldsmobile’s was based on the popular Cutlass model, dubbed the 442 for its combination of 4-barrel carburetor, 4-speed manual transmission and dual exhaust. The 442 became available for Cutlass and F-85 models as […]
Marty Vieau admits he is obsessed with excellence. He even describes his life’s mission as “I will never settle for anything less than excellence. In job, in hobby or home life.” So, it is probably fitting that Vieau is the guy who uncovered a long lost factory custom Ford Fairlane that many assumed had been […]
The 14th annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance looked not only back at our automotive past, but forward to its future. On the show field and in a panel presentation, the event celebrated the 100-year anniversary of Duesenberg. But it also featured the new “30 Under 30 Class” and a focus on the future. The “30 […]
The last time I had visited Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California, was back on June 20, 1997. The track was new, was called California Speedway, and there was a ribbon-cutting ceremony with motorsports icon Roger Penske. Penske and Kaiser Steel built the track 50 miles east of Los Angeles, with former professional football star […]
The Pick of the Day is a 1967 Chevrolet C10 that the private seller in Grapevine, Texas, says was built up for long-distance travel, but is equally comfortable for short trips. Advertised on ClassicCars.com, the truck is a long-bed pickup in Rosewood metallic brown, which the seller notes was a 1971 General Motors color option. […]