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1991 Bimota YB10 Dieci

The auction hammer fell at $34,000 for this 1991 Bimota YB10 Dieci: Very Well Bought Bimota was once an obscure Italian brand but it has recently moved into the lexicon of collectors. According to Wikipedia, Bimota is a small Italian manufacturer of custom and production motorcycles. It was founded in 1973 in Rimini, Italy by Valerio Bianchi, […]

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1975 Chevrolet K5 Blazer

The auction hammer fell at $112,000 for this 1975 Chevrolet K5 Blazer: Very Well Sold This delivery-mile Blazer continues the burgeoning trend of the big dollar low-mileage truck craze. Over the last few weeks we have seen several low-mile pick up trucks come to market and sell at six-figure prices. Online sites have enabled these […]

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This is Funny!

“This kind of comedy makes you think, “I never thought of it like that.” —Christina Dixon We all need some humor in times like these. If you love cars you will enjoy this clip by Rex Havens. Press play.    

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The Future of Mercedes-Benz: Strategy Update

“The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.” —Michael Porter “Our strategy is designed to avoid non-core activities to focus on winning where it matters: dedicated electric vehicles and proprietary car software. We will take action on structural costs, target strong and sustained profitability. With this new strategy we are announcing our clear […]

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1992 Bimota Tesi 1D 904SR

The auction hammer fell at $76,000 for this 1992 Bimota Tesi 1D: Well Bought Any Bimota is cool, but the Tesi 1D is the top end of their modern era machines. These are rare! Bimota built just 20 examples of the 904SR in 1991 and 1992 out of only 413 total Tesi models produced from […]

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