From the Archive: 1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

Here’s a ’98 Mercedes-Benz SL500 that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is a line of sports cars that’s been in production since 1954. This is from the R129 series, which was made between 1989 and 2002. The engine is a 5 liter M119 V8 that produces 315 horsepower and 339 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 5-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 6.1 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph. This SL500 was auctioned off for $11,000.

From the Archive: 1990 Mercedes-Benz 420SE | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is a 1990 Mercedes-Benz 420SE that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is a line of luxury cars that’s been in production since 1954, though the S-Class name wasn’t officially used until 1972. This is from the second generation (W126), which was made between December of 1979 and April of 1992 (model years between 1980 and 1991). The engine is a 4.2 liter M116 V8 that produces 221 horsepower and 240 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 7.8 seconds and has a top speed of 137 mph. This 420SE was auctioned off for $4,950.

From the Archive: 1972 Opel GT | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

Here’s a ’72 Opel GT that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Opel GT is a sports car that was made between 1968 and 1973. The engine is a 1.9 liter straight-4 that produces 90 horsepower and 111 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 12.2 seconds and has a top speed of 108 mph. This Opel was auctioned off for $6,050.

From the Archive: 1995 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

That’s a ’95 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Porsche 911 is a high performance car that has been in production since 1963. This is from the 993 series, which was made between 1994 and 1998 (model years between 1995 and 1998). The engine is a 3.6 liter M64 SOHC flat-6 that produces 272 horsepower and 243 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 5.2 seconds and has a top speed of 168 mph. This Porsche sold for $28,600.

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.

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.

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.

1979 Porsche 911 SC | 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

This is a ’79 Porsche 911 SC that was at the 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. This is from the 911 Classic generation, which was made between 1963 and 1989. The SC was made between 1978 and 1983. The engine is a 3 liter flat-6 that produces 172 horsepower and 189 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 5-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 6.9 seconds and has a top speed of 140 mph.