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  • My first, ill-fated job in the auto world was at an exotic car dealer in metro Detroit. The job itself sucked, but the cars, they were exceptional. Amidst a sea of Tiptronic Porsche Boxsters, first-gen Mercedes-Benz SLKs and abused second-generation Range Rovers, there were some real gems. In particular, I have fond memories of a trio of undrivable Jaguar E-Types. Two Series II coupes as well as a Series III convertible (that featured a mostly broken roof) spent the entirety of my brief tenure...
  • One dealer in Los Angeles thinks the manufacturer suggested retail price of the most expensive Camaro ever is still too low. Felix Chevrolet has a black-on-black Z/28 for sale, but the store is asking $106,165 for the car, which is more than $31,000 above Chevrolet’s MSRP. The same dealer also has a white-on-black model that... more
  • A 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 would set you back at least $75,000 MSRP were you to head over to your nearest dealership. One Los Angeles dealership, however, is charging a steeper price of admission for the honor of destroying everyone at Willow Springs and Irwindale. Jalopnik subsidiary Car Buying says Felix Chevrolet has a black-on-black […] The post Los Angeles Chevrolet Dealer Charging Six-Figures For 2014 Camaro Z/28 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

August 29, 2014

  • I have never liked traveling to Monterey, CA. The picturesque coastal city is about 300 miles from my home in Los Angeles, which means cramped and uncomfortable regional aircraft are part of the equation when the turnaround is only one night. Over the years, I have cursed the LA Basin's bumper-to-bumper traffic en route to the airport, argued with TSA personnel over carry-on baggage and waited countless hours for the fog to lift just for the anguish of being packed into a small regional jet for...

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  • The A/C-based Shelby Cobra made its racing debut at the 1962 Three Hour Invitational Endurance Race organized by the Los Angeles Times, the same event that Chevrolet chose to introduce the then-new Corvette Z06. The Cobra went on to become a successful race car in the United States but it largely failed to make a name for itself on the other side of the pond.
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