Fools And Their Money At Car Week Auctions

A lot can change in the four years she had the car. Plus don’t trust the seller – get verification that the car is a “numbers matching” vehicle. I’d take a $2,500 Toyota to a mechanic to check out.


A Newport Beach woman who purchased a 1967 Porsche in Monterey for the princely sum of $200,000 alleges that the dealer misrepresented the car, and she’s filed a lawsuit to try to recoup her money. In a complaint filed Jan. 29 in Monterey County Superior Court, Linda Reeves alleges that on Aug. 17, 2015, she purchased a Porsche 911 S from Legendary Motorcars.

The only online reference to the car in question is a listing at an Aug. 13-15, 2015, Monterey auction. The listing describes it as slate gray with a red interior, and an estimated value of $285,000 to $325,000.

However, when Reeves went to sell the sports car last year, she found that the digits did not match, an indication the car was not factory original.

Fools And Their Money At Car Week Auctions