If the VW Beetle was Susan Boyle, then the Karmann Ghia was her lovely voice. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe drop top Ghia is said to have had its own makeover, but will its price have you saying aww, come on, Ghia?
Rarity and obscurity are related in context, but being one rather than the other can make all the difference in the perception of desirability. That seemed to be the case yesterday as the rare but almost unknown 1969 Intermeccanica Italia fell in a 73% Crack Pipe loss for its five-figure price tag. It had already seen substantial discounting in the months prior, and the consensus was that the seller should keep on dropping.