A completely legal sale, apparently…
When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world.
Here’s a handful of the articles, videos and social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand-new, others have been online for a while.
Enjoy them – just not too much, okay?
We Are Running Out of Cars for Club Racing and AutocrossingJack Baruth, Road & Track
The specific racing classes aren’t relevant to Australia, but the message is the same. There’s a dearth of affordable, enjoyable manual cars in showrooms – along with the always-mentioned Mazda MX-5, this article suggests the Honda Civic, Ford Mustang and Volkswagen Golf are among the ever-shrinking pool of cars that can be turned into racers on a budget.
Do you agree?
CCotW: Mazda Furai (2008)Karl Smith, CarDesignNews
Remember the Mazda Furai? Launched at the Detroit motor show in 2008, the concept was a bold statement of intent about the Nagare design language which, eventually, informed a generation of Mazda models.
How did it come to be?
Mecum Auctions Mysterious 2017 Ford GT Sold For $1.65 millionBradley Brownell, Jalopnik
“The Judge did rule in Mecum’s favour, that we could sell this car. And if Ford wanted it back, they were welcome to come here and bid on it. So this is a publicly legal sale of a Ford GT.”
We had some people worried there was gonna be some repercussions, there’s no repercussions with this car. It was contested in court, you bid on it, you buy it, it’s yours. It’s America, you can buy and sell what you want!”
Intrigued? Read on…