eBay: Where Former Celebrity Cars Go To Die

Movie cars usually bring a little more money when it comes to an auction, but there are some cars that are difficult to unload. Since the dawn of the online auction site, automotive enthusiasts have made use of the online junkyard and used car marketplace, but it seems that eBay has become a place where celebrity cars go to die. If the star power of the car is not enough to grace the stage at Barrett Jackson, Mecum or even a local auction, the online morgue seems to be final opportunity to unload has been car like the ’72 Corvette from Corvette Summer. Back in June this exact car was up for sale during the Volo Auto Museum house cleaning.

Previously the customized ’72 C3 Corvette was located in Volo, Illinois, however the car is presently located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Currently there is still some time left on the auction clock, but there is a Buy It Now price of $75,000 for those anxious to own a piece of film history. According to the listing this car has history of being displayed in museums and is in excellent shape thanks to new tan leather upholstery and a rebuild. A fresh 350 engine resides under the hood and from ad verbiage this car is ready to cruise or store in a climate controlled bubble or automotive mausoleum. Along with owning a piece of Corvette Summer, this C3 comes with a certificate of authenticity from Barris Star Car Collection.

About the author

Lauren Camille

Lauren is a graduate of California State University Fullerton, and has experience working for several enthusiast publications. She enjoys drag racing, classic Fords, and vintage Lincolns. She currently races a 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback, and has a soft spot for 1960’s Lincolns. Currently, her collection includes: ’04 Cobra Convertible, ’65 Mustang Fastback, ’04 F350 6.0 diesel, ’96 Jeep Grand Cherokee, and a ’87 Jeep Wrangler. She provides insightful content as a freelance writer for Power Automedia.
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