DETROIT, Mich., Aug 15, 2017 – This Saturday, August 19, eBay Motors will give millions of automotive fans a chance to check out its rebuild progress on a custom 1967 Mustang Fastback at Detroit’s Woodward Dream Cruise. As the third pit stop of the eBay Motors ‘On the Road’ cross-country tour, the Fastback is more than halfway complete.
“The Woodward Dream Cruise is about connecting and celebrating enthusiasts who have a passion for all things automotive. At eBay, we’re always looking for moments of inspiration where we can help enable our buyers to find the exact part or car they’re looking for at a great price,” said Suzy Deering, Chief Marketing Officer of eBay North America. “For more than sixteen years, eBay Motors has been the ultimate automotive destination, offering some of the widest selection of auto parts and vehicles to help enthusiasts and everyday drivers fuel their interests – whether it’s a part for their next upgrade or a one-of-a-kind classic car.”
Mike Finnegan, as seen on YouTube in Roadkill and Finnegan’s Garage, will meet with fans to reveal the latest installations on the Fastback. He says, “The Woodward Dream Cruise is one of the biggest automotive celebrations in the world, and this weekend, I’ll be lucky enough to be hanging out with eBay Motors. Whether you’re into classic cars or modern rides, we’ll be paying homage to both of them. Take our souped-up version of a throwback Fastback. We’re calling it a ‘rowdy restomod,’ and we’ve customized it to the limit. For the first time this weekend, we’ll unveil the completed metal work and talk about our wheel and tire selections. eBay Motors has a massive selection of parts and accessories, which let us choose from a bunch of unique items and make this ride Woodward-ready!”
eBay Woodward Dream Cruise Pop-up Garage – August 19
At the Woodward Dream Cruise, the eBay Motors pop-up garage will be located at Ford’s “Driving Skills for Life” venue at the Woodward Avenue Westborn Market (27659 Woodward, Berkley).
Finnegan will also host visitor giveaways, and give an up-close look at the Fastback’s build progress. eBay Motors will also host a live demonstration at noon EDT and Q&A’s with attendees at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. EDT.
eBay Motors “On the Road” Tour Schedule
Following the Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit, the Fastback will visit:
- Goodguys West Coast Nationals in Pleasanton, CA – August 25 – 27
- SEMA in Las Vegas, NV – October 31 – November 3
Fans can also follow the Mustang's final progress virtually on the eBay Motors blog, which includes behind-the-scenes footage, Facebook Live check-ins, and real-time updates from the car build team – which include Automotive Artist K.C. Mathieu and TV Host and Racing Analyst Rutledge Wood - on social media.
About eBay Motors
eBay Motors (www.ebay.com/motors), a part of eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY), one of the world's largest marketplaces for buying and selling all things automotive. The site offers everyday cars for everyday drivers, as well as collector cars, motorcycles, auto parts and accessories.
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