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1970 Dodge Monaco: Yachting TTS-style…

1970 Dodge Monaco - 1

Cars like this Dodge Monaco are the reason that Americans were able to function for so long without minivans, SUVs, crossovers, MPVs, and, well, you get the picture. You see, cars used to be big. And not just Cadillacs and Lincolns, but regular cars, too. The average American family with 2.5 kids and a dog could easily fit in a classic four door like this, and still have room for Grandma – and that’s if they bothered to wear their seatbelts. Heck, without seatbelts you could get another 2-3 folks in the car comfortably! Sadly those days are gone in the name of efficiency and safety (?), but you can relive them for the scant $5,500 that this car available on Craigslist in Laytonsville, Maryland would cost you.
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1994 Dodge Viper RT-10: Think Cobra

For my money, the American automobile industry has produced very little that is unique or interesting since about 1969. Sure, that new Cadillac CTS-V Wagon is a little different, but beyond that..? If you look back, American cars had the stronghold on brute muscle. We weren’t refined, but we could power our way through everything. Hmm.. I guess you could say that about pretty much our whole culture, but I digress. In 1992 Chrysler, to just about everybody’s surprise, introduced what many considered to be a modern-day Cobra complete with participation from none other than Carroll Shelby himself in its development: the Dodge Viper. That the Viper ever made it past the show car stage was a testament to the fact that the Big Three can deliver, when the mood strikes them.

This low-mileage red example here on eBay in Chesaning, Michigan with a buy-it-now price $28,495 could very well represent an increasingly rare opportunity to get an “as new” Viper for less than the price of a new Camry. We think they’ll only go up in value from here.

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