Classic Cars

One of the Ron MacWhorter Corvettes auctioned at Mecum in Dallas

One man's massive collection of American iron heads to Dallas Mecum auction

Ron MacWhorter is a real estate developer who was clearly pretty darn good at developing real estate. The man loves cars and was able to amass a collection of nearly 300 vehicles. Now he's ready to part with a large chunk of them and he's turned to Mecum to help him offload. What's he selling? More... read more

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First test drive of the Unimog on 9 October 1946

The Mercedes Unimog turns 70

Almost exactly 70 years ago to the day, the first Unimog prototype went for its very first test drive. On October 9 in 1946, a designer named Heinrich Rößler was... read more October 10, 2016 by

1967 Chevrolet Camaro SS 396 compared to the 2017 Camaro 1SS

How the 2017 Camaro compares to the 1967 original

People love to look back on the past with rose-colored glasses. We do this with everything from politics, to finance, to the world climate, and especially to automobiles. The... read more October 7, 2016 by

1965 Ford GT40 bearing chassis number P/1054

A fully restored Mk1 Ford GT40 headed to 2016 Atlanta Concours d’Elegance

Anyone within driving distance of Braselton, Georgia should head down this weekend for the annual Atlanta Concours d’Elegance. Why? Because a very special car will be... read more October 5, 2016 by

1967 Mercury Cougar (#001)

Say hello to the first Mercury Cougar... ever

UPDATE: Cougar No. 1 owner Jim Pinkerton helped us sort out the details on his car's history, which we've corrected below. Next year will be a milestone for a car that's no... read more September 26, 2016 by

Freshly restored Ferrari F40 burnt to a crisp

Freshly restored Ferrari F40 burnt to a crisp

The Ferrari F40 is iconic. The Ferrari F40 is rare. The Ferrari F40 is extremely valuable. This particular Ferrari F40 is no longer quite as valuable. This car, according to... read more September 23, 2016 by

Hagerty build a 1946 Ford Truck in just 100 hours

Hagerty plans to build a complete car in just 100 hours... again

Hagerty knows a lot about old vehicles. Their pricing tools are pretty invaluable for collectors, as is their insurance on the old machines. The people that work for them... read more September 21, 2016 by

Jay Leno and David Spade drive around in a Grand National

Jay Leno meets up with David Spade to check out his Grand National

Jay Leno loves cars. He also loves chatting with his fellow comedian friends, and one of those friends is David Spade. Now Spade might not initially jump out at you as a "car... read more September 15, 2016 by

1997 Lamborghini Diablo owned by Donald Trump

Make your garage great again with Donald Trump's Lamborghini

Is this Donald Trump's 1997 Lamborghini Diablo? That's certainly his name on the badging and the Florida insurance card. Regardless, it's a V-12-powered Italian stunner with... read more September 15, 2016 by

1971 Porsche 917 KH

More details on ambitious project to build Porsche 917 replicas

We recently told you about an ambitious group setting out to build Porsche 917 replicas aimed at track day enthusiasts keen to live out their Le Mans fantasies in real life... read more September 15, 2016 by

New Pirelli tire for the Jaguar XJ220

Bridgestone and Pirelli developing new tires for... the Jaguar XJ220?

The Jaguar XJ220 is a supercar that often gets unfairly left out of the conversation of all-time greatest cars. This is because the XJ220 arrived at a time when the Porsche... read more September 13, 2016 by

1995 Porsche 911 GT2, RM Sotheby's

1995 Porsche 911 GT2 sells for $2.4 million

Looking for a collector car for investment and think you want to get ahead of the curve on the last of the air-cooled Porsche 911s? Too late. At the RM Sotheby's London... read more September 12, 2016 by

2016 Goodwood Revival

See 2016 Goodwood Revival in pictures

The United Kingdom's Goodwood Revival should be on every car nut's bucket list. The annual celebration of all things 1948-1966 is an elaborate festival that pairs beautiful... read more September 12, 2016 by

1950s Chevy NAPCO 4x4 by Legacy Classic Trucks - Image via Drew Phillips

Legacy Classic Trucks returns with 1950s Chevy NAPCO 4x4

Classic cars have never been more popular but the trend hasn’t pervaded the world of pickup trucks like it has, for instance, sports cars. That won’t be the case... read more September 12, 2016 by

Jaguar-Land Rover Classic Ice Drives

Jaguar-Land Rover to offer classic car ice driving school

Think you can really drive well on ice? Odds are that traction control, stability control, anti-lock brakes, and perhaps even all-wheel drive are helping turn you into the... read more September 9, 2016 by

1956 Lotus Eleven at Laguna Seca, Credit:

Driving a vintage Lotus at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

If the best thing you can do with a car is to drive it, then the best thing to do during Monterey Car Week is to drive a classic. I can think of no better place to drive a... read more September 8, 2016 by


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