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Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows from the 1930s

Mercedes-Benz Recreates Silver Arrow Speed Record Run: Video

Prepare for the most epic watch commercial you've ever seen. In 1934, the Mercedes-Benz W 25 -- one of the legendary "Silver Arrow" grand prix racers -- set a course record at the Klausen Hill Climb. This year, Mercedes and watch maker IWC decided to bring it back for another try. With a little... read more

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Harley J. Earl's custom 1963 Chevy Corvette. Images via Mecum Auctions.

Harley Earl Corvette Coming Up For Auction At Mecum Chicago

Harley J. Earl was the vice president of design for General Motors from 1928-1958, and while he had a hand in many great design projects during his tenure, he may be most... read more September 19, 2013 by 


 
1967 chevrolet corvette l88 mecum

Classic Chevrolet Corvette Crosses Auction Block For $3.4 Million

The all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is a performance bargain. For around $50k, you wind up with a vehicle that's capable of yielding world-class levels of... read more September 12, 2013 by 


 
Nissan 360

Nissan Rolls Out Some Classics For Cars And Coffee

Nissan has been holding court in Southern California for the past few weeks. The reason? An event called Nissan 360, which sees journalists from around the world flocking to... read more September 8, 2013 by 


 
James Hunt's 1977 McLaren M26 F1 race car. Photos via RK Motors.

James Hunt's McLaren M26 F1 Car Going Up For Auction

Known for his womanizing, partying ways as much as his brilliance behind the wheel of an F1 car, James Hunt was a racing icon. He's being further immortalized in the upcoming... read more September 6, 2013 by 


 
Porsche 959

Porsche 959 Offered Up On eBay For (Nearly) A Cool Million

If you're an automotive enthusiast over the age of 35, you had a poster of this car on your wall. Well, either this car or possibly the Ferrari F40 and Lamborghini Countach... read more September 5, 2013 by 


 
Ford GT at Goodwood Revival

A Flock Of Ford GTs Being Driven Flat Out At Goodwood: Video

If you made a list of iconic racecars, there would be a few vehicles that wouldn't even be up for debate for inclusion. A few would surely cause discussion amongst the... read more September 3, 2013 by 


 
1925 Rolls-Royce Phantom I Maharaja Car (Barrett-Jackson)

This 1925 Rolls-Royce Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool

"Load up the Rolls--it's time for some shootin'!" isn't something you're likely to hear too often these days, but there was a time when hunting vehicles were a little more... read more August 27, 2013 by 


 
Volkswagen Karmann Ghia

60 Years Of The Volkswagen Karmann Ghia

It's one of Volkswagen's most iconic models--but was neither designed nor built by Volkswagen itself. Today marks the 60th anniversary of the first Karmann Ghia prototype--a... read more August 20, 2013 by 


 
2013 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

Packard 1108 Twelve Dietrich Convertible Victoria Wins Best Of Show At Pebble Beach: Video

Despite the best efforts of numerous other challengers, it was a relatively obscure American classic that won the prestigious Best of Show award at this year’s Pebble... read more August 19, 2013 by 


 
Monterey Motorsports Reunion, Laguna Seca, 2013

Monterey Motorsports Reunion: The Past Is Fast

Whether you've been a fan since vintage was new, or a new fan with a taste for history, the Monterey Motorsports Reunion has something you'll love--and many things you'll... read more August 19, 2013 by 


 
Best of Show, 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

Pebble Beach Concours: Packard Wins, But Porsches Shine

If you've never been to the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance at the end of Monterey Car Week, you owe it to yourself to attend at least once. It's a car lover's Mecca... read more August 19, 2013 by 


 
1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 S NART Spider - Image via RM Auctions

1967 Ferrari 275 GTB NART Spider Sets Record At Pebble Beach Auction

Action at several of the auctions taking place over the weekend at the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance served as yet another indication that the passion for... read more August 19, 2013 by 


 
2013 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

At The Pebble Beach Concours, The Super-Wealthy Get Up Super-Early To Detail Cars And Sit On Lawn Chairs

Jewelry-rattlers and journosaurs aren't the reason to attend the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, or to fight off sleeporexia to be there by 4 a.m. for Dawn Patrol, when the... read more August 18, 2013 by 


 
The Quail 2012

Orange Lambo Countach, Meet Jaguar XK120: Of Course It's The Quail 2013

Each year the Monterey Bay area explodes with the sounds and sights of an army of classic cars. One signature event, The Quail, came home to roost this year with an... read more August 16, 2013 by 


 
McCall Motorworks Revival, 2013

McCall Motorworks Revival: Saving The Best For First

A huge percentage of the best of the best of the automotive universe is on the Monterey peninsula this week, and kicking off the festivities is the McCall Motorworks Revival... read more August 16, 2013 by 


 
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