Showing posts in the category of Classics

This is How Chevrolet Camaro Design Evolved through Five Generations


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On May 16 Chevrolet will unveil the all-new, sixth-generation Camaro, which is why the automaker asked five designers who contributed to the styling of the Gen 5 car to talk about the Camaro’s design legacy.

The Story of the Volvo Car Company Told in Inspirational Video


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The current image of Volvo, even if it’s now Chinese-owned, is intrinsically linked to its original philosophy. The goal, back in the 1920s when it all started, was to make cars as safe as possible, and that’s still the company’s top priority in 2015.

1990 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC AMG 6.0 Widebody Is Badass, But Is It $100k Badass?


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It's probably won't tickle everyone's fancy, but there's no denying that there's something very punkish about a widebody 1990 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC AMG 6.0.

The Story of Jaguar E-Type-Based 1967 Bertone Pirana


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If, like me, you’ve never heard of the Bertone Pirana, then you’ll most likely enjoy the following video from Jay Leno’s Garage.

Based on a 1967 Jaguar XKE (or E-Type as the rest of the world knows it), the 1967 Bertone Pirana is a fully-functional, one-off show car commissioned by the Daily Telegraph newspaper in a publicity stunt meant to help raise circulation.

This Manual Ferrari 599 GTB Fetched an Eye-Watering $682k in Auction


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Manual Ferraris are always a treat in this paddle-infested world we are living in but would you pay almost $700K for a 2007 599 GTB, just because it has a gated shifter?

Top 10 New Cars From 2015 That Could Become Future Collectibles


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When it comes to assessing future automotive classics, experts usually focus on used cars that are well over 10 years old, but what about brand new models?

Wimbledon Green 1994 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 Has Only 8,739 Miles


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If you read my older post on the 928 GTS, you'd know that Wimbledon Green is one of my favorite Porsche colors; it looks even better on a 964-gen 911.

Super Rare 1988 BMW M3 EVO II E30 For Sale In Canada!


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For BMW purists, few cars can compete with the E30-gen M3 Evolution II of which only 500 were made and none of them officially imported to North America, which makes this example from Canada, pretty unique.

BMW Talks About its First EV, the 1602e


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Long before BMW i, the Bavarian automaker was looking into the potential of electric vehicles. BMW produced its first EV in 1972, when the 1602e was unveiled.

Early Porsche 911 Video Buying Guide


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The Porsche 911 is one of the most famous sports cars in the world, and getting an early one as a usable driver certainly won’t disappoint. However, before you buy a classic 911, you need to be made aware of a few key areas you should look out for as they may herald problems.

Wheeler Dealers Fix Up a 1903 Darracq to Celebrate Show Milestone


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In order to celebrate doing their 100th car for the Wheeler Dealers show, hosts Mike Brewer and Ed China decided to stray a bit from their usual structure and try a very different car.

An Alternative Review Take On First-Gen Lexus LS400


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While it may have looked like simplified a mishmash of what other luxury cars looked like at the end of the 1980s, the LS400, the first Lexus ever, was a highly competent car.

Now, some 25 years after it was released, it still feels taught, modern and now it certainly has more recognition than back in the day.

You Can Now Buy A Brand-New Classic Mustang Packed with Modern Tech


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Revology Cars got their hands on a classic Mustang and stuffed it with modern internals, offering a retromodded version of the universally loved Ford.

1994 Ford Escort RS Cosworth for Sale in Petaluma, California


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This car is not stock, but the modifications it sports don’t really detract from its essence. It’s a Ford Escort RS Cosworth from 1994 and while stock it made 217 hp, its current owner claims his mods boost that up to 300 hp.

The Story of the Jaguar XJ220’s Caretakers


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Jaguar didn’t really care too much about the XJ220 back in the early 1990s when it was being developed. They promised a V12 with all-wheel drive, but only delivered a rear-driven car with a V6.

Every Ford RS Ever Made in One Gallery


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Purists around the world like fast Fords. Even the ones who don’t get crazy just by hearing an old Escort mentioned in a discussion, nod silently in approval over the various compliments thrown in the air.

Ferrari Shop Selling 1,090-Mile 1997 Porsche 993 Turbo For Nearly $400,000!


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Spend $100k for most cars and you'll be lucky to get $5k back after 18 years; buy the last air-cooled Porsche 911 Turbo, lock it in your garage and you might quadruple your investment…

The original VW Transporter Just Turned 65 And It's Still The Coolest Van Ever


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Volkswagen is celebrating 65 years since the first VW Transporter was built. Very few cars have reached the iconic status the first Transporter enjoys to this day, a classic that is universally loved and sought after.

Corolla-Powered Rotus 7 Is An Odd Footnote In Modern Roadster History [w/Video]


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The Rotus 7 isn't a spelling error, but a 1980s attempt to bring some modernization (or, rather, reliability) to the classic Lotus 7 shape. And here's Motorweek's 1984 review of it.

The Merc 190 E Evo II is Still a Beast On Its 25 Year Anniversary


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Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show 25 years ago, the W 201 Mercedes-Benz 190 E Evolution II went on to acquire legendary status and become a winner both on and off the track.