+ 1963 LeMans Tempest sells for $226,521

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1963 LeMans Tempest sells for $226,521

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J dot Miller:
The eBay auction for this 1963 Pontiac LeMans Tempest started out innocently enough. Obtained after owner died. Appears to have original interior but no motor, no transmission. Body has a little rust and some dents. There's stuff in the trunk, but no key to open it. Opening bid nine days ago was a mere $500. After one week, eBay seller 123ecklin will pocket $226,521 before auction fees. What happened between Day 1 and Day 9 is an amazing story.

The car's plexiglass windows, unusual suspension setup and a dash plate bearing the name of a racetrack tipped the owner to its racing history. But what he didn't know is that the car is one of only six 1963 Pontiac LeMans Tempest Super Duty coupes ever made.



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KevSha:
yea, saw this onn another forum, this guy had no idea what he had at first

J dot Miller:
That is the case with many 60's-70's cars.  In my humble opinion the "Golden Age" of American Automotive Engineering.

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