1964 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia | 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

This is a ’64 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia that was at the 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Karmann Ghia was a car made German coach builder Karmann and Italian designer Ghia, which is where Volkswagen got the name Karmann Ghia. The car was made from 1955 to 1974, but the first prototype was made in 1953. Originally, Volkswagen was only going to make just 4,000 of the Karmann Ghia, but they sold out pretty quickly. Because of this, Volkswagen decided to mass produce the car. A total of 445,238 of these were made in Germany between 1955 and 1974. There are also 41,689 that were made in Brazil from 1962 to 1974. The engine of this one is a 1.2 liter flat-4 that produces 40 horsepower and 65 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed manual. The top speed is 75 mph.

1966 Chevy Corvair Yenko Stinger Stage III | 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee

This is a ’66 Chevy Corvair Yenko Stinger Stage III that was at the 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee. The Chevy Corvair is a compact car that was made between 1959 and 1969 (model years between 1960 and 1969). This is from the second generation, which was made between 1964 and 1969 (model years between 1965 and 1969). The Yenko Stinger is a high performance version of the Corvair, and this is number 74 out of the 100 produced. The engine is a 2.7 liter flat-6 that produces 240 horsepower. The transmission is a 4-speed manual.

Volkswagen Karmann Ghia | 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

This is a Volkswagen Karmann Ghia that was at the 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Karmann Ghia was a car made German coachbuilder Karmann and Italian designer Ghia, which is where Volkswagen got the name Karmann Ghia. The car was made from 1955 to 1974, but the first prototype was made in 1953. Originally, Volkswagen was only going to make just 4,000 of the Karmann Ghia, but they sold out pretty quickly. Because of this, Volkswagen decided to mass produce the car. A total of 445,238 of these were made in Germany between 1955 and 1974. There are also 41,689 that were made in Brazil from 1962 to 1974. The engine of this one is a 1.2 liter flat-4 that produces 40 horsepower and 65 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed manual. The top speed is 75 mph.

Car of the Day 12/28/18

Today’s car of the day is this Ford Maverick that was at the 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Ford Maverick is a compact car that was made between 1970 and 1977 (for North America). The engine of this one is a 3.3 liter Thriftpower Six straight-6 that produces 85 horsepower and 151 pound-feet. The transmission of this one is a 3-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 14 seconds and has a top speed of 95 mph.

Car of the Day 9/2/18

Today’s car of the day is this ’63 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Karmann Ghia was a car made German coach builder Karmann and Italian designer Ghia, which is where Volkswagen got the name Karmann Ghia. The car was made from 1955 to 1974, but the first prototype was made in 1953. Originally, Volkswagen was only going to make just 4,000 of the Karmann Ghia, but they sold out pretty quickly. Because of this, Volkswagen decided to mass produce the car. A total of 445,238 of these were made in Germany between 1955 and 1974. There are also 41,689 that were made in Brazil from 1962 to 1974. The engine of this one is a 1.2 liter flat-4 that produces 40 horsepower and 65 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed manual. The top speed is 75 mph. This Karmann Ghia was auctioned off for $26,950.

Car of the Day 7/30/18

Today’s car of the day is this ’59 Nash Metropolitan that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Nash Metropolitan was in production between October of 1953 and April of 1961 (model years between 1954 and 1962). The engine of this one is a 1.5 liter straight-4 that produces 52 horsepower and 77 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 3-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 21.1 seconds and has a top speed of 77 mph. This Nash sold for $12,650.

Car of the Day 7/21/18

Today’s car of the day is this ’66 Chevy Corvair Monza that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Chevy Corvair is a compact car that was made between 1959 and 1969 (model years between 1960 and 1969). This is a second generation model, which was made between 1964 and 1969 (model years between 1965 and 1969). The engine of this one is a 2.7 liter straight-6 that produces 95 horsepower and 154 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 17.9 seconds and has a top speed of 89 mph. This Corvair was auctioned off for $11,000.