Day: June 13, 2021

TV’s Allen Funt once owned Ford Model A now in Danville

How can anyone not like this issue’s car? It’s a 1929 Model A Ford Roadster that has been restored and is period correct. This was Henry Ford’s second big automotive success. The first, of course, was the Model T Ford of which more than 15 million were built and sold between 1908 and 1927 with very few changes. It was the car that put Americans on the road.

The Model A Ford was a much more refined car. It had a standard three-speed, floor-mounted transmission with the clutch, brake and accelerator pedals arranged like most competitors and as they are still today. Different colors such as green, blue, brown and maroon were available, as compared to the Model T, for which the only color available was black. The first Model A was built in October 1927 but introduced in December that year as a 1928 model. It had a

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What automakers and consumers can learn from the chip shortage crunch

When will it be over?

The global chip shortage that has idled automotive plants, delayed shipments of new vehicles and pushed transaction prices to record levels may soon relent as early as this fall. But the dramatic impact of the last 12 months could very well continue into 2022 and beyond.

“Western and U.S. automakers have been hit the hardest. The Japanese have done generally better,” Dan Hearsch, an analyst at AlixPartners, told ABC News. “Automakers are definitely not happy. They’re missing out on sales, on volume. This is not a case where it’s good for any of them.”

Shrinking inventories have led to higher transaction prices for consumers flush with cash and looking to upgrade their rides. Even prices of used cars have skyrocketed nearly 17% in the last 12 months, according to data from iSeeCars.com. Pickup trucks and sports cars are seeing the largest increases.

“More than

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Coolest Cars For Sale On Motorious As June Rolls On

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These are some of the most interesting cars that have made it onto Motorious this week.

What a diverse market the collector car industry represents. Every week, the Motorious editorial staff does a dive into the classified section of the site to find the cars for sale that we would want to buy for ourselves. These cars are more than worthy of a new garage, and we’re thrilled to be able to share our picks with the readers each week. Here is a list of cars to check out as we creep closer to the official start of summer.

2000 Ferrari 550 GT1 Race Car Prevails Before Retirement

It took three seasons with some very experienced drivers behind the wheel but this 2000 Ferrari 550 GT1 finally made its way into the winner’s circle. The victories came at the end of the 2003

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