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Porsche 917 simulator rig

Developer of Porsche 917 simulator promises realistic sights, sounds and even smells

Last year, Project 917 divulged ambitious details to develop a Porsche 917 replica for motorsport fans to relive the iconic racer. Since then, Project 917 has changed its plans, announcing instead a full-motion simulator complete with a 917 cockpit and hood. If all goes to plan, Project 917 hopes... read more

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1896 Arnold Benz Motor Carriage alleged to be first car to be caught speeding

First car ever caught speeding to be displayed in the UK

This 1896 Arnold Benz Motor Carriage is largely held to be the very first car to receive a speeding ticket, and it's headed for the Concours of Elegance at Hampton Palace... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
Jay Leno drives the rare VW Type 34 Ghia

Jay Leno samples rare Volkswagen Type 34 Ghia

A fresh engine and some updated styling are the big bits of news that flowed out when Volkswagen launched its Type 34 Ghia. It sits on the then-new Type 3 platform and comes... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
Lamborghini Diablo GT1 Stradale

This is the Lamborghini Diablo GT1 Stradale you didn't know existed 

Remember that impossibly rare Lamborghini Diablo GTR we recently showed you? That car is one of just 30 produced by the Italian automaker. We're talking about an ultra... read more May 15, 2017 by


 
Porsche 911 GT1

Take a ride in the Porsche 911 GT1 down a public street

There's something sublime about seeing a race car on the street. It's like catching a glimpse of a coyote in downtown Los Angeles or an XR400 in a lecture hall. There's... read more May 10, 2017 by


 
1977 AMC Pacer X Treme - Image via KC Classic Auto

This 1977 AMC Pacer wants your mom's number

There's nothing wrong with a 1977 AMC Pacer that a 351 Windsor can't fix. These things came from their Kenosha, Wisconsin manufacturing facility with one of two inline-6s: a... read more May 9, 2017 by


 
1985 Audi Sport quattro

Here's your chance to own a 1985 Audi Sport Quattro

In 1985, World Rally Championship Group B homologation rules required manufacturers to produce at least 200 road-going examples of any car they wished to campaign in the... read more May 9, 2017 by


 
Ferrari 275 GTB/4 prototype heads to auction

Ferrari 275 GTB/4 chassis number one heading to auction

The famed Ferrari 250 GTO cars are insanely valuable beasts. They are, effectively, unicorns of the automotive world. There's another Ferrari that's quite rare, and this one... read more May 6, 2017 by


 
1939 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe Custom "Scrape"

'Scrape' custom 1939 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe heading to auction

Not every custom build becomes an icon, but this 1939 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe transcended all and has become a superstar. It even has a name: "Scrape." And if you like what you... read more May 5, 2017 by


 
1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale

Racer and collector Preston Henn dies; could his 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale go up for sale?

Racer, race team owner, and noted supercar collector Preston Henn died on April 30 of natural causes. The owner of the Florida-based Swap Shop franchise was 86. Henn made... read more May 5, 2017 by


 
A BMW 2002 stops by Jay Leno's Garage

BMW 2002 restomod stops by Jay Leno's Garage

The BMW New Class of automobiles are a group of wonderful boxy beauties. This is the generation of car built between 1962 and 1977 that's given us the BMW 2002, which remains... read more May 1, 2017 by


 
Remains of Ferrari F40 that burned to the ground in April, 2017 - Image via IVG

Ferrari F40 burns to the ground in Italy

We have some grim news to report on this Monday. A Ferrari F40 ended up as nothing but a pile of ashes and some charred metal after the car caught fire. The F40 was part of a... read more May 1, 2017 by


 
1993 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR for sale

Forgotten 1993 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR for sale with only 6 miles

There are barn finds, and then there is finding a 1993 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR with a half dozen miles on its odometer and almost 25 years of dust on its body. This is not a... read more April 27, 2017 by


 
Daily driven Ferrari 308 GTB in Bangkok

This man daily drives a Ferrari 308 GTB in Bangkok

Dedication. That's what it takes to pilot a Ferrari 308 GTB every single day through the busy streets of Bangkok, Thailand. It's quite a special Ferrari to call a daily... read more April 27, 2017 by


 
1966 Buick Riviera on Jay Leno's Garage

Custom 1966 Buick Riviera stops by Jay Leno's Garage

There's always room for another restomod in the automotive world, especially when the attention detail is akin to what we have here. This custom 1966 Buick Riviera stopped by... read more April 26, 2017 by


 
1957 Jaguar XKSS that failed to sell during 2017 Amelia Island Concours auction

Has the collector car market finally peaked?

The collector car market in recent years has experienced never before seen levels of growth, due mostly to rock-bottom interest rates pushing up prices of almost all assets... read more April 25, 2017 by


 
 

 
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