Cars

The Best Cars For Sale on eBay, 7/22/14

”What I wanted to do was build an automobile.”—Carroll Shelby

Nothing but the very best of the best on eBay this week…

1955 Gullwing Mercedes 300SL
This is the car that James May considers the origin of supercars. Whether you agree or not, it’s inarguably one of the most important cars ever made by Mercedes. Its Gullwing doors—copied countless times—that have gone on to represent the epitome of sporting style, while the car itself continues to rise in value. If you happen to have a spare two million dollars laying around, it might be dangerous for you to look at the detail shots on this car. [More pics…

The World’s Only Black Maserati MC12
The MC12 is the Maserati based on a Ferrari Enzo that’s actually faster than its supercar cousin. It raced around the world with immense success, thanks to 625 hp and a no-compromises, aerodynamic package. Only 50 of them were ever produced, and almost all of them are still pristine. So how do you improve on that? Paint it black. Duh. This is the only MC12 that ever left the factory as anything other than white with blue accents. NSFW warning: make sure your boss isn’t around when you look at this car porn. [More pics…

1999 Shelby Series 1
The Series 1 is what happens when a man like Carroll Shelby embraces modern technology. In a very real sense, it is more of a modern Cobra than even the 1990s Vipers: an Oldsmobile V8 sits tucked inside a frame that was purely drawn up in CAD, and every curve of the carbon fiber skin has an aerodynamic purpose. [More pics…

1962 Ferrari 250 Cabriolet
Why is someone selling a multi-million dollar vintage Ferrari on eBay? Your guess is as good as ours. Recently, the car’s owner spent nearly a quarter of a million dollars just on the restoration, as a result, it’s ready to clean up at just about any concourse show there is. If you can keep yourself from exploiting the aural heaven of a Ferrari V12, that is… [More pics…

2009 Spyker C8 Laviolette LM85
If you’re at all familiar with Spyker, you don’t need us to tell you that the Dutch manufacturer’s C8 Laviolette is one of the most outrageously designed cars, both inside and out, that has ever been produced. This one has every option available, not to mention a glass canopy roof, so you can clearly see the stunning airplane homage interior as you’re taking full advantage of the 400 hp with your right foot. [More pics…

2001 Panoz Esperante
The Panoz Esperante is sort of an enigma. At its core, it’s more or less a highly modified Mustang Cobra, complete with the 4.6L Ford V8 under the hood that’s worth 320 hp. The Atlanta-built thoroughbred is so much more, though, with looks that are much more European roadster in appearance. The car is somewhere between a Jaguar XKR, Shelby Cobra, and Mustang. This one’s basically still new, with just 4,000 miles. [More pics…]  

Six Wheeled 2009 Hummer H2
Just think of this like the American version of the AMG G63 6x6. The Hummer lived a normal life for a couple of years before being remolded into the truck you see here, by a limo company that was contracted by a Chinese buyer. As nuts as the outside is, the interior is thoroughly wrapped in hand-stitched leather. [More pics…


Aaron Miller is the Rides editor for Supercompressor. One of his favorite possessions is a Series 1 poster, signed by Carroll Shelby, given to him by Shelby’s family.