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1965 Ford Mustang with VIN ending in 00002

First Ford Mustang coupe ever built going under the hammer

An original Ford Mustang claimed to be the first hard-top example is coming up for auction. It will go under the hammer at Mecum’s Indy 2017 auction in mid-May. This is a 1965 Mustang with VIN ending in 00002, meaning it comes after the 1965 Mustang convertible with VIN ending in 00001... read more

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Examining the aerodynamics of the 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona

How the aerodynamics of the 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona compare to a modern Charger Hellcat

In the late 1960s, Dodge wanted to go fast and win races. Its Charger 500 wasn't cutting it in the NASCAR field, though, so the automaker needed to make a change. You might... read more March 13, 2017 by


 
1947 Ferrari 125 S and 2017 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta

Ferrari turns 70

It was on March 12, 1947 that the first car to wear the now famous Ferrari badge was fired up and driven out of the factory in Maranello, Italy. On Sunday, exactly 70 years... read more March 13, 2017 by


 
Prince R380 heads to Amelia Island

Infiniti bringing icon of Japanese racing to Amelia Island

If you're a fan of the Nissan brand, you should be aware of a slice of its motorsports history. I'm talking about Prince. No, not the dearly departed Purple One but Prince... read more March 9, 2017 by


 
Jay Leno drives the 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale

Jay Leno examines a 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale

If you don't know the name Afshin Behnia, you probably at least know of a particular corner of the Internet that he's created. Afshin is the founder of Petrolicious. He's... read more March 6, 2017 by


 
1932 Ford Hot Rod with Ferrari Power

This is the Ferrari-Ford Hot Rod mash up you never knew you wanted

Ferrari and Ford have a few issues. It all stems from the world of motorsports, when the Blue Oval brand was eager to dethrone the Italian house of Enzo at Le Mans... read more March 2, 2017 by


 
Porsche picked five models that it believes produce its top sounds

Are these the five best sounding Porsche cars of all time?

Porsche makes cars that drive phenomenally well. They also sound pretty amazing to boot. Porsche thinks it knows which of its cars sound the best overall, which is why the... read more February 28, 2017 by


 
Mike Tyson-owned Ferrari F50 for sale

Ferrari F50 once owned by Mike Tyson up for sale

You want to add a rare machine to your collection? There are plenty of low-run cars on the market right now so you have plenty from which to choose. Maybe you're also a... read more February 28, 2017 by


 
1949 Aston Martin DB Mk II, copyright and courtesy of Gooding & Company, photo by Mathieu Heurtault

David Brown-driven 1949 Aston Martin DB Mk II prototype up for auction

The name David Brown is key to the history of Aston Martin. The entrepreneur and former tractor builder purchased the company in 1947. The first car built under Brown's... read more February 21, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport, white

Hagerty speculates on top 10 future classic cars, and we weigh in

Wouldn't we all love to be Marty McFly? Then we could travel back in time to 1955, play Chuck Berry's 1958 song "Johnny B. Goode," and look like geniuses. The car guy... read more February 15, 2017 by


 
Lola Mk6 GT stops by Jay Leno's Garage

Legendary Lola Mk6 GT makes a pit stop in Jay Leno's Garage

You all know that the Ford GT40 is an amazing and iconic racing machine. Do you know about the car that came before it and paved the way for its lovely looks? That honor sits... read more February 6, 2017 by


 
1978 Land Rover Range Rover Classic

Land Rover offering factory-restored first-gen Range Rovers

Would you buy a 132-horsepower vehicle from the 1970s for $170,000? Now's your chance. Land Rover Classic is now offering the second series in its line of Reborn classics... read more February 3, 2017 by


 
Alpine A210 Le Mans prototype in French shed

Historic Alpine Le Mans prototype preserved in French shed

It's hard to imagine a more romantic barn find than a dust-covered Le Mans prototype quietly sitting, waiting, in a dilapidated wood shed covered with moss in the south of... read more February 1, 2017 by


 
1978 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am owned by Burt Reynolds

Burt Reynolds' latest 'Bandit' Trans Am sells for $275K

Another Pontiac Firebird Trans Am modeled like the one in the 1977 hit movie “Smokey and the Bandit” was sold last month at the Barrett-Jackson auction in... read more February 1, 2017 by


 
Jay Leno takes a drive in a 1970 Pontiac GTO Judge

Jay Leno visited by The Judge

On the list of all-time great muscle cars, there's a place for the Pontiac GTO, and it slides in near the very top. After all, many consider the GTO to be the grandfather of... read more January 31, 2017 by


 
GM buys CERV I at auction

GM reunited with CERV I concept after 45 years

In 1959, the Father of the Corvette started a research project and it resulted in a number of experimental concept cars created by General Motors engineers and designers... read more January 31, 2017 by


 
 

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