Classic Cars

 
1964 Shelby Cobra 289

2 Shelby Cobras fetch 7 figures each at Mecum auction

Classic Shelby muscle was the theme at a large Mecum auction in Indianapolis last weekend, where a pair of Cobras each reached seven figures during bidding. Highlighting the sale was a 1967 Cobra 427, a recently-restored example that shows just a hair over 20,000 original miles. That Cobra sold for... read more

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Jay Leno's 1969 Lamborghini Espada

Jay Leno shows off his 1969 Lamborghini Espada

This week, Jay Leno welcomes to his popular web series one of the most iconic grand touring cars of the 1960s and 1970s: The Lamborghini Espada. Notable for its outlandish... read more May 23, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Museum promotion

Watch the Mercedes museum turn into a... hungry t-rex?

A pair of film students in Germany have taken a bite out of Mercedes-Benz's history by creating a short video that turns the automaker's historical museum into a car-eating... read more May 19, 2016 by


 
1967 Chevrolet Camaro chassis number 100001 - The first Camaro ever built

7 things you probably didn't know about the 1st Camaro

The first Chevrolet Camaro ever built will be put on display on the sidelines of the 2016 Woodward Dream Cruise taking place late this summer in Detroit. Serial number 100001... read more May 19, 2016 by


 
Matt Hummel and his 1956 Porsche 356

Here's the story behind a famous Porsche 356 with "really cool character"

Matt Hummel is not your average kind of car enthusiast, so it should come as very little surprise that his legend-in-its-own-time Porsche 356 is an especially interesting... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
Jay Leno's Garage: 1961 Dodge Polara CHP

Jay Leno looks for perps in '61 Dodge Polara police car

It's the one kind of car you'll see every single day that we guarantee you wouldn't pass up the chance to drive: A police car. There's no question that Jay Leno is living... read more May 16, 2016 by


 
1997 Porsche 911 GT1 Evolution - Image via RM Sotheby's

Street-legal Porsche 911 GT1 Evo racer sells for $3.14 million

One lucky enthusiast now has a very special Porsche among his or her collection. This is the only Porsche 911 GT1 race car to be converted for street use, and it was just... read more May 16, 2016 by


 
Porsche 924 Carrera GTR

Rare Porsche 924 Carrera GTR comes up for auction

A rare, transition-era Porsche 924 Carrera GTR is headed to auction in the United Kingdom that combines elements of what was then the upcoming 944 with the existing 924. This... read more May 13, 2016 by


 
1968 Aston Martin DBS barn find

Rare Aston Martin DBS barn find comes up for auction

A rare Aston Martin DBS has emerged from a 30-year slumber in a barn on the quiet island of Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands. Headed for auction later this month at... read more May 13, 2016 by


 
1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda Pro Stock

Serious Mopar madness is heading to Mecum auction

If you're a fan of the classic muscle car, you are mostly like aligned with one of the three main spiritual camps. You can be a Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] guy or gal... read more May 12, 2016 by


 
1967 Ford Fairlane 500

Jay Leno drives a Ford Fairlane 500 with period-correct mods

This week, Jay Leno straps in and tests out a car that would have made headlines 50 years ago if only it had been made. The vehicle in question is a 1966 Ford Motor Company... read more May 11, 2016 by


 
1953 Aston Martin DB3S

Aston Martin with incredible provenance comes up for auction

The list of people that have driven this Aston Martin DB3S headed for the auction block has been a veritable Who's Who of the racing scene: Stirling Moss, Tony Brooks, Peter... read more May 11, 2016 by


 
Subaru 1000

Subaru celebrates 50 years of Boxer engines

Subaru has stayed remarkably consistent to its main engineering tenets: all-wheel drive and horizontally-opposed "boxer" engines. The automaker is now gearing up to celebrate... read more May 10, 2016 by


 
1994 Porsche 911 3.6 Turbo Flatnose

Ultra-rare Porsche 911 Turbo Flatnose comes up for sale in U.K.

One of the rarest configurations of Porsche's classic 1989-1994 911, the 911 Turbo Flatnose, has come up for sale in a high-end British vintage car showroom. Officially known... read more May 9, 2016 by


 
RK Motors Ford GT40 restoration project

1966 Le Mans-winning Ford GT40 restoration video, part four: attention to detail

A few weeks ago, we began following the restoration of the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] GT40 Mk II that won the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. Rob Kaufman, owner of classic car... read more May 9, 2016 by


 
Vintage Ford racing cars from the Jim Click Collection

$4 million worth of vintage Ford race cars headed to auction

A noted Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] collector is selling off a selection of his collection, including a half dozen vintage racing cars with considerable provenance. The... read more May 6, 2016 by


 
 

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