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Poll Results: There’s been talk lately about whether Chevrolet should expand the Corvette lineup. Which of the following variants would you like to see of the Corvette?

The Question of the Week for the week of April 3rd, 2017 asked you: There’s been talk lately about whether Chevrolet should expand the Corvette lineup. Which of the following variants would you like to see of the Corvette?

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2017: 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429

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1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 | Barrett-jackson photos

Editor’s note: This is the final in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8 during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction.

By the late 1960s, Ford was losing ground in NASCAR to tough competition from Chrysler’s legendary 426 Hemi engine. Its response was to create a hemi-head engine of its own, the 429.

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2017: 1983 Ferrari 512 BBI

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1983 Ferrari 512 BBI | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the ninth in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8 during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction.

Offered with a reserve during Barrett-Jacksons Palm Beach auction, this 1983 Ferrari 512 BBI is finished in Rosso Corsa over black leather, and has just 65,770 kilometers, or 40,867 miles, on its odometer.

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2017: Reggie Wayne’s 1967 Ford Mustang GT fastback custom

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Reggie Wayne’s 1967 Ford Mustang GT fastback custom | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the eighth in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8 during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction.

Offered with a reserve during the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction, this pro-touring Mustang GT is a monster powered by a 545cid V8 engine hooked to a 6-speed manual transmission.

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Poll Results: Hagerty offers up 10 classic cars less than 10,000, which is your least favorite?

The Question of the Week for the week of March 27th, 2017 asked you: Hagerty offers up 10 classic cars, each currently costing less than $10,000, that it believes to be “poised for growth.” Which is your least favorite?

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2017: 1962 Chevrolet Corvette LS3 custom convertible

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1962 Chevrolet Corvette LS3 custom convertible | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the seventh in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8 during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction.

Offered with a reserve during the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction, this one-of-a-kind resto-mod Chevrolet Corvette comes equipped with a new GM high-performance LS3 500-horsepower engine and a new GM 4L70E automatic transmission with a full polished pulley system, billet Corvette valve covers, polished heads and air conditioning.

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Celebrities with classics announce Lemo, a ride-hailing service

Jay Leno is part of the group unveiling the new Lemo ride-hailing company | Photos courtesy CNBC Jay Leno's Garage
Jay Leno is part of the group unveiling the new Lemo ride-hailing company | Photos courtesy CNBC Jay Leno’s Garage

Who needs Uber or Lyft? Now there’s a ride-hailing service that picks you up in a classic vehicle.

Called Lemo because of a certain big-jawed, car-collecting entertainer’s involvement in the program, this new service is ready to hit the road and carry you to your desired destination. Continue reading

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2017: Lee Marvin’s 1968 Shelby GT500KR convertible

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Lee Marvin’s 1968 Shelby GT500KR | Barrett-Jackson photos

Editor’s note: This is the sixth in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8 during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction.

Offered without a reserve during Barrett-Jacksons Palm Beach auction, this 1968 Shelby GT500KR was delivered in May 1968 to actor Lee Marvin.

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2017: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro custom coupe

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1969 Chevrolet Camaro custom coupe | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8 during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction.

Built to be driven and offered without a reserve during the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction, this custom 1969 Chevrolet Camaro provides the ultimate in classic-car looks, performance driving, and the reliability of a new car.

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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2017: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro COPO

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1969 Chevrolet Camaro COPO | Barrett-Jackson photo

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8 during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction.

When ordering a Camaro in the late ‘60s, options ranged from a “grocery-getter” to a tire-shredding SS 396. GM policy limited engine size for the A-body and F-body lines to 400cid, but a few performance-oriented Chevrolet dealers, including Don Yenko and Fred Gibbs, knew it was possible to build almost anything.

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