Showing posts in the category of Classics

Four Brand New Shelby Models from the 1980s Unearthed on eBay!


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What are the odds of four brand new, never before registered, Shelby sports models from the 1980s popping up for sale after laying dormant in some warehouse for more than a quarter of a century?

Discovery to Launch New Turbo Pickers TV Show About Restoring Old Cars [w/Videos]


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Shows about people buying old heaps of junk on wheels and restoring them seem to be really popular. We like them a lot and find them both entertaining and somewhat educational – Discovery Channel is launching another one now, and judging by the trailers, it’s going to be pretty good.

This Red DeLorean With 981 Miles on the Clock is in Mint Condition


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DeLoreans are famous for not being painted, sporting a bare stainless steel finish that only adds to their charm. However, this example is red and looking really good, plus it’s been looked after and has only done 918 miles (1578 km) since new.

Nissan Unveils Restored 1996 Maxima V6 it Bought from Craigslist [w/Videos]


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Remember when Nissan announced it would buy a 1996 Maxima V6 whose owner advertised it in a funny video on Craigslist?

Owner Explains Why It Sucks to Drive a Ferrari Every Day


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When asked “What car would you buy if you could afford it?” I bet nine out of 10 would answer “a Ferrari” without hesitating for a nanosecond. The heritage, the performance, the sound, even the kudos of having a Prancing Horse in your garage – all of the above make it impossible to resist.

Buy An Aston Martin Lagonda – It’s An Investment Say Specialists


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The classic Aston Martin Lagonda, built between 1976 – 1990, is still as striking to look at today as it was back in the day. Only 645 were ever made, and they never really tickled classic car lovers fancy up until a few years ago when values started going up.

The Story of VW's Beetle


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For a very long period of time, the VW Beetle was the world’s best-selling automobile. That was in part due to its very long period of manufacturing: between 1938 and 2003 more than 21 million Beetles were built on all inhabited continents.

Skoda Restores Last Existing 966 Supersport Racer, Puts it in the Museum


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The only surviving Skoda 966 Supersport race car has been restored by Skoda specialists and is now an exhibit at the Czech carmaker’s museum.

2012 Ferrari FF Takes on Custom 1970 Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser


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Comparing a 2012 Ferrari FF with a 1970 Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser to see which one is the best family cruiser may seem absurd, but that’s the beauty of the Generation Gap web series.

Sultan of Brunei Ferrari F40 Collection is a Motley Crue


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The Ferrari F40 is one of the most revered supercars of all time. It may not be the fastest, the best handling or the easiest to drive, but that Pininfarina shape and its no-frills character have ensured it a place in history.

Why, Hello There Sexy Lady: One of the UK's Last Honda NSXs for Sale


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Can someone please lend me £70,000? Here, I'll even make the conversion for you, it's about $111,500 or €87,400.

This is Harry Metcalfe’s 1993 Mercedes SL600 that Lives in Southern France


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The SL600 is a page from Mercedes’ overengineered past. It’s the kind of car that’s now like twenty times its original value, though if you find a well maintained one, you will avoid the huge associated parts bills.

Harry Metcalfe’s own SL600 is in tip-top shape and it’s the car he chose to cruise up and down the French Riviera.

Ex-Brunei Royal Family’s 1994 Jaguar XJ220 Going to Auction


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Here’s your chance to own a vehicle that has been part of the Brunei Royal Family’s famous car collection, a low-mileage Jaguar XJ220.

Steve McQueen's 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 Is a Thing of Beauty


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One of Steve McQueen’s personal cars, the stunning 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 fetched $10 million this summer at an auction.

While we’re not sure how much of the sales price was due to its famous owner, the mysterious buyer it’s arguably one of the best looking Ferraris of all time.

Rare RHD 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 Cabriolet Goes to Auction


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If you like rare Mercedes-Benz convertibles and you live in a country with left-hand traffic, you’ll love this 1970 280SE 3.5 Cabriolet, one of just 68 RHD models produced.

Offered at Silverstone Auctions’ sale at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show on November 15, this car is estimated to fetch between £200,000 and £250,000 (($319,000-$399,000). The car is a right-hand drive floor mounted automatic, the rarest of all the variants produced.

Restored 1979 BMW M1 Procar Handed Over to Owner at BMW Welt


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It’s not every day that a perfectly restored 1979 BMW M1 Procar race car shows up at the BMW Welt in Munich, a place where usually brand new cars are picked up by their owners.

Everything You Wanted to Know about the Ferrari Testarossa


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There are few cars that embody the 1980s with more style than the Ferrari Testarossa, produced from 1984 to 1991 in a remarkable run of more than 7,000 units.

Lamborghini Urraco Needs Constant Work to Maintain but is Worth it


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Saying that a car is “typically Italian” and from the 1970s usually signals a list of familiar foibles: bad electrics, badly made and far too many concessions made in the name of style.

The Lamborghini Urraco doesn’t disappoint here, and it’s a real chore to keep one on the road today and constantly in working order.

845HP 1965 Ford Mustang AWD Monster Is Ken Block’s Car for Gymkhana 7


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Forget the Fiesta ST, Ken Block will drive this awesome 845hp all-wheel drive 1965 Ford Mustang notchback for his upcoming Gymkhana SEVEN video project.

The one-off car is the result of the collaboration between Ken Block, Hoonigan Racing Division and Vaughn Gittin Jr’s automotive tuning brand RTR.

Chevy Shows KISS-Styled Stingray and LT1-Powered 1971 Corvette at SEMA


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Chevrolet is showcasing two unique Corvettes at the SEMA Show: a 2015 Stingray styled in collaboration with KISS front man Paul Stanley and an LT1-powered vintage 1971 Corvette built with NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson.