While eBay might be full of useless crap, there are also some gems, like rare exotic cars that you just don't see everyday. Here's a selection of great ones that you should take a look at.
This Spyker C8 (one of just 36 cars built by the company in 2009, according to the seller) . As with every Spyker C8, it looks stunning, and uses extremely high-quality parts. The best part is the unique transmission design that uses an open linkage that carries in and out of the cabin.
If you don't know about the Lancia Thema 8.32, you should. It's a normal-looking Thema sedan with a Ferrari V8 stuffed under the hood, powering just the front wheels. It's , except from the outside, it just looks like any other sedan.
It's all the coolness of the old, two-door manual G-Wagen SUV combined with the updated flair from the later models. But if you want the speed to match those updated body panels and massive wheels, sorry, but an older, pedestrian-spec 3.0-liter straight-six is . All show, and no go.
Most 911R buyers customized their builds when ordering, which means there's a whole lot of one-of-one configurations out there. . It wears the signature 911R decal scheme with orange accents, clear taillights, and a bunch of custom interior touches.
This is one of the more interesting replicas we've come across on eBay. , mounted on what seems to be a Fiero chassis (though the seller doesn't actually specify what the donor car is). The seller also claims "all the hard work is done" for this project. We're guessing they haven't factored in all the stress of being seen in public driving this thing.
This DS23 is arguably the most desirable of all Citroën DS models, sporting electronic fuel injection. was imported into the US in the 1980s, and remained in a collection until recently. If you're looking for a perfect driver-ready DS, this may be the one to have.
Manual Ferrari 456s are hard to find, but we . Though it looks nice from the outside, this Ferrari 2+2 has numerous issues, ranging from non-functional looks to a steering pump in need of a rebuild. Still, if you're willing to take the risk, this is one of the cooler Ferraris to own. Did we mention it looks pretty?
With only 351 examples built, the Toyota 2000GT is an incredibly rare sight, which makes finding one for sale a pleasant surprise. This one is an even rarer . Yours for $900,000.
This isn't just a silly livery; this 911 was . The Dutch "Rijkspolitie" famously used Porsches—first 356 Cabriolets, later 911 Targas—as highway patrol vehicles. This one looks to be in great shape, with all of the original police kit, and a $175,000 asking price.
This 25th Anniversary edition Lotus Esprit is one of the last Esprits ever built. Equipped with 3.6-liter V8 connected to a manual transmission, —#33—has just 12,000 miles on the clock, and looks in impeccable condition. Not everyone likes the circular taillights, but we think it still looks ace.
You still see cars like this on the road, but it's not that often that they're this clean. has been fastidiously maintained since it was new, and it has to be the nicest in existence. Yours for $20,000.
We've featured Countaches here before, but this is an especially neat example. —considered to be one of the best of the range—that was shown at the Paris Motor Show in 1983. In 2014, it was given a full restoration, and it's listed for $470,000.
Here's available for $90,000. It was built for the SCCA World Challenge series, but it'd make a hell of a track car today.
Some people find the Alfa Romeo Sprint Zagato (S.Z.) ugly, which earned it the nickname "Il Monstro." Its chassis was based on an Alfa Group A touring car, with a sonorous V6 and fascinating bodywork by Zagato. at just under $80,000, which is lower than what we've seen other S.Z.s listed for.
This is a slightly bizarre find, and not just because it's a Panoz. It's claimed to be of 75 built and it carries a $700,000 asking price. The is available for $45,000.
These tiny vans are very common in Japan, but they're only now being imported into the US under NHTSA's 25-year rule. It's equipped with a 38-hp 666cc three-cylinder and a four-speed manual. It's tiny, but genuinely practical, with lots of room for passengers or cargo, and with a $7500 asking price.
costs nearly as much as a brand-new V8-powered S-Class, but it offers style that the new car can't match. The interior looks especially gorgeous, with its figured wood trim, and the seller says there are no leaks in its wildly complex hydraulic system. It has a $100,000 asking price.
Here's a remarkably clean find from Toyota's early days in the US market, a 1969 Corona Coupe. It's equipped with Toyota's optional, amazingly named "Toyoglide" three-speed automatic transmission, and comes with extensive documentation. It's yours for .
The GTX 600 seems to be a sort of McLaren F1 GTR replica with slightly different styling and eight missing cylinders. According to the ad's description, the GTX's 2.2-liter four cylinder engine makes 600 horsepower and revs to 8800 rpm. So if you're into the F1 but don't want to drop eight figures on one, this might be the car to get. Find it here with an asking price of $.
This 2013 G37 was fitted with a completely custom fiberglass body and made to look like a supercar. It's been featured in the Need for Speed movie and, more recently, Pitbull's "" music video. Find it here for just under .
According to the seller, this '06 Ultima is one of just seven in the US, equipped with a 720-horsepower V8. Judging by its small size and obvious aero, we have a feeling this would make one hell of a track car. Check it out here for .
This massive beast of a vehicle is called the Terradyne Gurkha, and it's one of just two in existence. Built off a 2012 Ford F550 XL, it features a 6.7-liter turbodiesel V8, Level 7 ballistic protection and 50 caliber armored protection. If you're planning on surviving an apocalypse any time soon, find it here for .
The Periscopo was one of the earliest Countaches to come out of Sant'Agata, devoid of the later cars' flared fenders, massive tires, and gigantic rear wing. Some may not like its styling, but others put it on a pedestal. Find it here with an asking price of .
The Camel Trophy was a series of races held starting in the 1980s that pitted teams of 4x4s against each other as they attempted to cross treacherous terrain for a chance at victory. Thanks to the hardships suffered by the trucks throughout the competition, you wouldn't want to own one of the actual Camel Trophy Defenders. Luckily, this sweet looking replica .
According to the seller, this 7-Series is the exact car rapper Tupac Shakur was fatally shot in while in Las Vegas in 1996. The car has since been restored to its original state, and is now being offered at a staggering .
This 1963 Ford Econoline van took two years to convert into a full-on replica of the "Mystery Machine" van from the Scooby-Doo cartoon television series. It looks well-constructed, and would make any Scooby-Doo fan happy to own. Find it here with a starting bid of .
It's not often you find a real, honest-to-goodness Lancia Stratos road car for sale anywhere. Lancia only made a few hundred examples to satisfy Group 4 rally homologation rules, so they're highly desirable. That explains the seller's starting price, then.
The GTM is a mid-engine kit-car built to accept a Chevrolet V8 engine and the transaxle from a Porsche 911. This particular example uses an LS1 from a 2002 Corvette, and looks pretty sweet. The seller is asking exactly .
The Italian-built Laforza SUV might be the most obscure, un-extraordinary car in existence. Its design doesn't particularly stand out (aside from that neat little hood scoop), but over the years, it's developed a devoted following. Find it here for .
Classic British machinery is something that's hard to resist, as this lovely Jenson Interceptor will now prove. This example is a rare left-hand drive model, and seems to be in impeccable condition. At an asking price of , it's hard to say no to.
If you're into Soviet-era Eastern European metal, this might be your ticket to paradise. This cute orange 1100p economy box seems to be in immaculate condition, with a full service history from new, according to the seller. It's sitting in Poland right now with a price tag of .
This fully custom (yet somehow street-legal) three-rotor track car was apparently built by a specialty shop in Michigan, and features a whole bunch of track-ready features and high-level performance upgrades. It's currently sitting at with reserve not met.
Usually, when you hear the name Panoz, you think of racing cars. Well, they make road cars, too, and this is one of them. This '01 Esperante is a V8-powered rear-wheel drive two-seat convertible perfect for your weekend getaways. And , it's not too expensive either.
The CitiCar was a neat-looking electric-powered micro two-seater with a range of about 50 miles per charge. Only 4444 were produced, and according to the seller, less than 100 remain operational. sits at a price of $3500 with no reserve.
We're honestly not sure what to make of this one. According to the seller, it's a fully custom "concept" built from the ground up using the engine from a "V6" Porsche connected to an automatic transmission. The car, while immensely strange, does seem street legal, judging by a single on-road picture. The seller is asking .
If you thought V10-engined, six-speed Ram trucks weren't rare enough, boy have we got the thing for you. This particular SRT-10 is a Viper Club of America Edition, of which only 50 exist. This car is number 24 in the production line. The price? A cool .
The Forward Control is arguably one of the weirdest (and coolest) Jeeps to come to market. It has a truck-style over-engine cabin, and looks like no other passenger truck around. is going for $19,900, which to us, seems like a bargain for the discerning Jeep collector.
Remember the Bricklin SV-1? It was a safety-minded Canadian sports car built in low numbers with a seriously devoted modern ownership following. just popped up for sale in Vermont with a current bid of $11,000 and no reserve.
Someone in Canada must have good taste, because they've imported this nicely-colored Suzuki Cappuccino, and now it's old enough to be registered in the United States. Find it in Ontario, Canada for a Buy it Now price of .
This Arancia Orange Maserati Indy is a rare 4.7-liter model, equipped with a five-speed tranmission and fully restored. The seller claims an original 18,437 miles all for the low, low price of .
This early civilian-spec AM General H1 is one of very few pickup bed spec trucks sold. Equipped with a 6.5-liter Diesel V8, it's only seen 47,120 miles since new. The seller is asking .
This strange Elise-looking thing is one of five turbocharged Europa S concepts built in the mid-2000s, according to the seller. It runs and drives, and is located in the United Kingdom, but hasn't been road legal in some time. with a current bid of $7242 with reserve not met.
That gearstick right there is exactly why has an asking price of $660,000. The listing claims that under 30 manual-transmission 599s were built, and while we're not sure about that number, we know they're incredibly rare. Its the last V12, manual Ferrari.
Before the V8 became Cadillac's engine layout of choice, there was the V12. has a body by Fleetwood and an asking price of $80,000.
Look, don't buy this car excepting reliability and low maintenance costs. But buying for just $6000 is tempting. Just be sure you know what you're getting into first.
Among 964-generation Porsche 911s, the Carrera RS is a collector's favorite. , finished in a lovely shade called Ruby Stone, is a fresh import from Germany with around 20,000 miles on its odometer. Asking price is $408,000—like I said, it's a collector's car.
Well this is just lovely. It's one of 80, aluminum-bodied long-nose Ferrari 275 GTBs ever built. Despite wearing similar bodywork as the quad-cam 275 GTB/4, this car has a single overhead cam V12. It's .
De Tomaso Panteras seem to come up for sale all the time, but with only 401 built, the Mangusta is a much rarer find. Especially one like this with only two owners from new and under 9000 miles on its odometer. The
It doesn't get . The GS was Citroen's version of a family car, complete with hydropneumatic suspension and a 65-hp air-cooled flat-four. Towards the end of the GS's life, Citroen created the Basalte version with this wacky paint scheme. It's in Belgium, and it'll cost you around $24,000 at today's exchange rates.
might look like an old Plymouth two-door at first glance, but under the skin, it's a 21st-century NASCAR stocker. It was built by Jeff Gordon's famous crew chief, Ray Evernham and carries a $239,999 asking price.
From the weird world of 1980s kit cars, we have, uh, this. A . Apparently 96 were built, each powered by a Renault sourced flat-four engine.
This Torino is so special, we even gave it its own story. It's one of two surviving prototypes of a car Ford built specifically to challenge the Dodge Charger Daytona and Plymouth Road Runner Superbird in NASCAR. .
When it was new, the Maybach 57 cost well over $300,000. A little over a decade later, you can still find a decent number of them for sale. But what's particularly shocking is that this Maybach has . That's less than the price of a new E-Class.
The Porsche 911 R is arguably the ultimate street-legal Porsche. It was built to be as enjoyable as possible on the road instead of a track monster like the GT3 RS. But so few were produced, the prices have skyrocketed. for this yellow example, more than $600,000 more than a base 911 R cost new.
No, your eyes haven't deceived you. And no, this photo isn't skewed. This stubby little red car is actually trying to pass itself off as a Ferrari F50. We've seen worse replicas before, but what really blows us away is the price. for their disguised Fiero.
Even in base form, the current SLK is a solid, sporty grand tourer. The same can't be said, however, about the original SLK. Especially the SLK 230. At some point, someone bought this SLK 230 and decided to give it a glorious paint job. , and this beauty could be all yours.
The Volkswagen CC may not be particularly exciting to drive, but it looks great. Since it doesn't offer much in the way of performance potential, you rarely see owners put much money into them. But someone decided to put a lot of money into this one. If it's your kind of ridiculous, maybe it's worth .
The fine folks at AMG did a perfectly good job with the GL63. But Mansory thought it could improve things. The result is this crime against good taste. The only thing worse than the terrible body kit is that someone might actually for this used version.
A cynic would dismiss this car as a gussied-up Corvette. And in a sense, they would be right. But the gorgeous Zagato body makes it so much more than that. It's a work of art built on the bones of a C6 Corvette. The question is, would you ?
If you have on a vehicle and want to be sure it makes you look like a Russian mobster, then have we got the SUV for you. Sure, it might look like a Ford (because it's based on one), but the interior is full of luxurious appointments a Ford would never offer.
When a normal person shops for a super car, they look at normal brands like Ferrari and Lamborghini. But if you're looking to be a little different, the Noble M12 may strike your fancy. It doesn't come with near the prestige of a Ferrari, but it costs and .
If you're looking for a custom Mustang GT but only want one that's rad, then you're in luck. This Mustang GT's license plate (and abundance of aftermarket accessories) makes it clear. This is one rad, America-themed GT. And did you see all those trophies? That's why .
If you think gullwing doors are cool but don't necessarily have enough money for an old Mercedes SL, why not consider this Bradley GT instead? It's a kit car based on the Volkswagen Beetle, and it's guaranteed to stand out on the road. Plus, bidding is only . Now that's a steal.
In the 1950s, racer Bill Devin teamed up with engineer Malcom MacGregor to create a car that could compete with the Italians in the SCCA's C-modified class. Thus, the Devin SS was born. Very few were ever completed, making this one seriously rare car. And compared to an original Shelby Cobra, is a great deal.
Most people would look at this LX 570 and see a kid-hauler for wealthy soccer moms. If you ever drive through a warzone, though, you may appreciate that this SUV is secretly an armored vehicle. , and no matter where you go, you'll be bulletproof.
In the 1950s and '60s, Facel Vega was a French automaker that produced several low-volume models, including the Facel II. Only 180 of these luxurious grand tourers were ever built. , however, you can make this one your very own.
Depending on how much of a Porsche purist you are, this car is either heresy or a great find. Not only has it been given a slantnose body kit, the engine's been swapped for a Chevy 350. The question is, do you think it's still with an American V8 in it?
We're not sure what this poor Porsche Boxster ever did to deserve such a treatment, but it must have been horrible. Why else would anyone do a thing like this to a perfectly good Boxster? Confusingly, , which is about $10,000 too much.
You'll pay quite a bit of money for the privilege of owning this car—at least $250,000—but fewer than 100 Series IIs were ever built. Plus, they're incredibly good looking. Who cares that there's an American V8 under the hood? You should go for it.
Every time you dilute your glass of Andre with a splash of orange juice or kill a bottle of Barefoot pinot noir, the Gallo family gets a little bit of your money. And at one point, they reportedly used some of that money to buy this Mercedes. Now, , you can own the car you helped the Gallo family buy. How cool is that?
If you're looking for a vintage race car, why not check out this GTV? The seller claims it comes prepped and ready to compete in SCCA, ICSCC, IRDC or SOVREN races. Plus, you know, it's an Alfa, so it's gorgeous. For , it could be a great deal.
Is this exactly the Batmobile used in the movies? No. But does the seller claim it has operational machine guns and a working flame thrower? You betcha. Despite that, it's also apparently street legal. If you've ever dreamed of owning the Batmobile, .
Anyone who's a fan of Group B rally racing knows this car. Only 200 of these homologation specials were ever built, making this one incredibly rare. It's also outrageously expensive, with the seller asking .
The TVR Taimar is incredibly similar to the 3000M, but it offers one distinct advantage—instead of a trunk, it has a rear hatch. Only a few hundred were ever produced, making the Taimar quite rare. Even so, you can pick this one up for .
At first glance, you might think this is some sort of weird Chinese-built electric car. But it's not that, at all. It's actually a fascinating little city car designed to improve mobility for people who are wheelchair-bound. The reserve is , but talk about a cool idea.
This car isn't one of the original Cisitalia 202s that made the name a legend. No, it's from a few years later after the rights were sold. But is it still a gorgeous work of automotive art? Absolutely. The only question is, do you think ?
The Bearcat II was built in Italy, shared a platform with the Pontiac Firebird, and was powered by a Corvette engine. It also cost more than $100,000 back when it was new. So why is the seller of this one ? Because it's never been registered, effectively making it brand new.