Showing posts in the category of Classics

For Sale: 1988 Porsche 959 With 10,000 Miles Priced at $1.45 Million


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When it was launched in the late ‘80s, the Porsche 959 was not only the world’s fastest road-legal car with a top speed of 314 km/h (195 mph), but the most technologically advanced, too.

1977 Mercedes-Benz 300D Looks Fantastic, Seller Claims it Only Has 41K Miles


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The Mercedes-Benz W123 series was one of the most successful model lines in the history of the brand, with almost 2.7 million units built between 1976 and 1985, when it was replaced by the W124.

Photographer Finds Abandoned Mercedes 300SL Gullwing In Cuba [w/Video]


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Cuba cars are more than just aging American and Soviet-era vehicles, because sometimes there are surprises lurking in corners. Like this once-gorgeous Mercedes-Benz 300SL.

Euro-Bumper 1988 BMW M5 Looks Sweet But Costs $38k


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The first BMW 5-Series to ever wear the M5 badge was the E28 and we found one in a great condition on eBay.

Seat Surprises King Felipe VI of Spain by Restoring His First-Ever Car, a 1986 Ibiza [w/Video]


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During a recent visit to Seat’s plant in Martorell, King Felipe VI of Spain was taken by surprise by the automaker with an unexpected moment.

While he was given an insight into some of the company’s future models, the King was stunned to spot his first-ever car, a 1.5-liter metallic gold first-generation Ibiza among the other vehicles. The car was a gift from his father, the then King Juan Carlos, for his 18th birthday in 1986.

This Immaculate 1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Was a Gift from Mussolini to His Mistress


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Cars previously owned by celebrities are easier to sell, but is this also true for cars that belonged to infamous dictators?

A Classic Mini Gets Destroyed Because It Was Illegally Imported To The U.S.


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Someone breaking that 25-year importation rule in the States is responsible for this classic Mini getting crushed in New Jersey

The Story of Singer Vehicle Design Told by its Founder


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If you are a Porsche fan, you definitely know about Singer Vehicle Design, the California-based company that upgrades old 911s with modern powertrains and technology.

Starting a 28.5-Liter Fiat Engine after 100 Years Is a Magical Moment


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It is known as “The Beast of Turin” and it was brought back to life by Brit Duncan Pittaway, who managed to reconstruct the land speed record car using parts from the only two vehicles ever made.

Sole Surviving “Eleanor” Mustang From "Gone in 60 Seconds" Auctioned Off


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In 2000, Cinema Vehicle Services built 11 1967 Ford Mustangs for the remake of the 1974 “Gone in 60 Seconds” starring Nicholas Cage and Angelina Jolie. Nick-named “Eleanor”. However, only three of them were driveable – and with the two destroyed during filming, only one survives intact.

1971 Ferrari Daytona Up for Auction After Spending the Last 25 Years in a Garage


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This 1971 Ferrari 365/4 GTB Daytona Berlinetta has an interesting story, so much so that it has become an urban legend in Toronto, Canada. It’s a car bought new and picked up by its owner in 1971 from the Ferrari factory in Maranello, in a similar way to those Euro delivery programs now offered by German manufacturers.

Jay Leno Takes his 1950 Nash Airflyte Out for a Spin


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The 1950s Nash Airflyte, as its name suggests, is a typical streamlined car of the period, styled somewhat along the lines of the Hudson Hornet. It was powered by a selection of two straight-sixes and had a big roomy interior whose benches could turn into a bed, as Jay Leno demonstrates in the video posted below.

Ferrari Classiche Just Finished Restoring this 250 GTO Called "Lady in Blue"


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When it comes to expensive classic cars, nothing comes close to the 1960s Ferrari 250 GTO: someone paid $52 million last year for a 1963 model!

Jaguar XJ220 Supercar Gets a Makeover by Vilner


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Remodeling the interior of a BMW 5-Series or a Lancer EVO is one thing, but doing it to a limited run exotic like the Jaguar XJ220 requires a big leap of faith from the owner.

Crashed Ferrari 250 GTO Roars in Fiorano after Two-Year Long Restoration


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No matter how high you may rank in the Forbes 500, you absolutely don’t want to drive your Ferrari 250 GTO out on the street. See, with only 39 cars ever made, and some of them changing hands for more than US$40 million, the GTO has become more an investment than just a car.

1956 Oldsmobile 88 Is Allegedly the First Official Licensed Batmobile Ever Made


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We all know the 1966 Batmobile, the car widely recognized as the first-real life Batmobile ever made. However, there’s another car that claims that title, a 1956 Oldsmobile 88 that was restored this year.

Is 1991 BMW Alpina B10 3.5/1 from Canada Worth $28k?


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Every once in a while, rare Alpina models surface on eBay in North America, just like this 1991 Alpina B10 3.5/1 located in Montreal, Canada.

"25 O" Personalized License Plate for Ferrari 250 is a Steal at US$815,000!


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A rose by any other name would smell as sweet but apparently classic Ferrari owners do not adhere to the famous Juliet’s line from William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.

This Mint 1969 NSU Ro80 Looks Enticing


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As far as old German cars go, the Ro80 and NSUs in general are pretty weird, at least to look at. They’re renowned for using Wankel rotary engines, as well as many unique technical innovations, most of which can be found in the Ro80 – a superb example is currently [ed. note: bidding ending without a sale as the reserve was not met]  listed on eBay in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Czech Out Skoda's Museum on Google Maps


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Following in the footsteps of Lamborghini and Honda, Skoda has announced that its museum in the Czech Republic can now be visited virtually on Google Maps via Google Street View.