From the Archive: 1886 Benz Patent-Motorwagen Replica | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

That’s a replica of an 1886 Benz Patent-Motorwagen that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Benz Patent-Motorwagen was the world’s first production car. Only 25 were made, and they were made between 1886 and 1893. The engine is a 0.9 liter 1 cylinder engine that produces 0.73 horsepower. The top speed is 10 mph. This car sold for $37,950.

From the Archive: 1967 Volkswagen Beetle | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

Here’s a ’67 Volkswagen Beetle that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Volkswagen Beetle is a subcompact that was made between 1938 and 2003, and a total of 21,529,464 were built. The engine is a 1.6 liter flat-4 that produces 60 horsepower. The transmission is a 4-speed manual. This Beetle was auctioned off for $11,550.

From the Archive: 2003 BMW M3 | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This a 2003 BMW M3 that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The BMW M3 is a sports car that was made between 1986 and 2018. This is from the E46 generation, which was made between September of 2000 and August of 2006. The engine is a 3.6 liter S54 straight-6 that produces 333 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 6-speed sequential. This car does 0-60 mph in 5.6 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph. This M3 was auctioned off for $13,200.

From the Archive: Mercedes-Benz 380SL | 2013 Daytona Spring Show

Here’s a Mercedes-Benz 380SL that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is a line of sports cars that’s been around since 1954. This is from the third generation (R107), which was made between 1971 and 1989. The 380SL was made between 1981 and 1985. The engine is a 3.8 liter V8 that produces 155 horsepower and 196 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 10.7 seconds and has a top speed of 115 mph.

2018 Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG | Rolls-Royce Tampa Bay (January 2020)

This is a 2018 Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG that was at Rolls-Royce Tampa Bay in January of 2020. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is an SUV that’s been in production since 1979. This is from the 2012 update series, which was made between 2012 and 2018. The engine is a 6 liter twin turbo V12 that produces 621 horsepower and 738 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 7-speed automatic. This SUV does 0-60 mph in 5.1 seconds.

2020 BMW M4 Convertible | Rolls-Royce Tampa Bay (January 2020)

Here’s a 2020 BMW M4 Convertible that I saw at Rolls-Royce Tampa Bay in January of 2020. The BMW M4 is a sports car that’s been in production since February of 2014. The coupe version was unveiled at the 2014 North American International Auto Show, and the convertible was unveiled at the 2014 New York Auto Show. The engine is a 3 liter S55B30T0 twin turbo straight-6 that produces 425 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 7-speed dual clutch transmission. This car does 0-60 mph in 4.1 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph. This car weighs 4,054 pounds. The starting price of the M4 Convertible is $77,650.

2020 Audi R8 V10 Performance Spyder Quattro | Aston Martin Tampa Bay (January 2020)

This is a 2020 Audi R8 V10 Performance Spyder Quattro that I saw at Aston Martin Tampa Bay in January of 2020. The Audi R8 is a supercar that’s been in production since 2006. This is from the second generation (Type 4S), which has been in production since 2015. The R8 received a facelift in October of 2018. The engine is a 5.2 liter FSI V10 that produces 612 horsepower and 428 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 7-speed S-Tronic dual clutch transmission. This car does 0-62 mph in 3.1 seconds and has a top speed of 206 mph. This car weighs 3,737 pounds.

2009 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG | 2020 Shops at Wiregrass Car & Truck Show

This is a 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG that was at the 2020 Shops at Wiregrass Car & Truck Show. The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is a line of performance cars that’s been in production since 1954. This is from the R230 series, which was made between 2001 and 2011. The engine is a 6 liter twin turbo V12 that produces 518 horsepower and 465 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 7-speed automatic.

1989 Trabant 601S | 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

That’s an ’89 Trabant 601S that was at the 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Trabant 601 is a subcompact that was made in what was known as East Germany between 1963 and 1990 (model years between 1964 and 1990), and was East Germany’s answer to the Volkswagen Beetle of West Germany. A total of 2,818,547 were made. The engine is a 0.6 liter straight-twin that produces 30 horsepower. The transmission is a 4-speed manual. The top speed is 62 mph.

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.