1981 Ford LTD | 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is an ’81 Ford LTD that’s a replica of the Family Truckster from National Lampoon’s Vacation, and I saw it at the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Ford LTD is a range of cars that was made between 1965 and 1986. This is from the third generation, which was made between 1978 and 1982 (model years between 1979 and 1982). The engine of this one is a 4.9 Windsor V8 that produces 130 horsepower and 235 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 13 seconds and has a top speed of 101 mph. This LTD was auctioned off for $100,100.

1981 DeLorean DMC-12 | 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee

This is an ’81 DeLorean DMC-12 that was at the 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee. The DeLorean DMC-12 is a sports car that was made between 1981 and 1982 (model years between 1981 and 1983). A total of 8,583 were produced. The original prototype was made in 1976. The engine is a 2.8 liter Peugeot Renault Volvo V6 that produces 156 horsepower and 173 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 5-speed manual, but it can also come with a 3-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 8.8 seconds and has a top speed of 120 mph. This car weighs 2,844 pounds since the body is made of stainless steel.