October 24, 2020
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1970 Dodge Charger 500 Project Car Barn Find Sells For Bargain

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This car needs a lot of work, but are you surprised that it only sold for $12,500?

Putting a value on a car that needs this much work is near impossible, but this Charger was recently sold on eBay for only $12,500, which has us scratching our heads a little. Although, this is a little reporting in reverse, the car runs, and you’d think that would be enough to boost the price of this Dodge Charger 500, a bit. Now, we’re somewhat wondering if the used car boom is leading people to back off of project cars right now, or maybe it’s a shortage of raw materials to make car parts needed to restore it?

We strongly stand by the idea that a collector car/vintage/classic, what have you, is worth exactly as much as someone will pay for it, but this seems like

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Dodge Challenger gaining on Ford Mustang in American sports car sales race

Dodge is closing the gap on Ford in the American sports car sales race, but can it catch its rival before the end of the year?

Dodge sold 16,332 Challengers in the third quarter of 2020, which handily beat the Ford Mustang’s tally of 13,851. It was the second year in a row that the Challenger outsold the Mustang in the period, having set an all-time record in 2019.

The Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock will be the most powerful American car when deliveries begin this year.

The Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock will be the most powerful American car when deliveries begin this year.
(Dodge)

The Mustang holds a sizeable lead on the year, however, with 47,637 sales to the Challenger’s 38,350, but the margin has dropped from 11,769 to 9,287 since June.

The 760 hp Mustang Shelby GT500 is the most-powerful Ford ever made.

The 760 hp Mustang Shelby GT500 is the most-powerful Ford ever made.
(Ford)

The Chevrolet Camaro sits in a distant third at 22,226 cars sold, which is down 39.6 percent from its third-place showing

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LaFontaine Automotive Group acquires Shuman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Walled Lake

LaFontaine Automotive Group has acquired Shuman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Walled Lake.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Bob Shuman, CEO and 2013 North American International Auto Show chairman, and the remaining family stake is cashed out of the company his grandfather founded in 1955.

Shuman’s 64 employees will remain with the dealership under LaFontaine, which is now called LaFontaine Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Walled Lake, according to a Thursday news release.

However, LaFontaine is moving John Rossi, general sales manager of LaFontaine’s Fenton dealership, to lead the newly acquired Walled Lake store. Joe Zeigler, general manager under Shuman, will remain in some leadership capacity at the dealership, LaFontaine said in an email.

“We look to take that strong, customer-focused foundation and enhance it through our personalized service and ‘Family Deal’ experience we’ve been known for over the last 40 years of business,” Ryan LaFontaine, COO of

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