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The Buckminster Fuller designed Dymaxion - image: National Automobile Museum

Buckminster Fuller’s Dymaxion Heads Home Following Its Restoration

In terms of design, the early 1930s were a time of promise, when people weren’t afraid to dream big. Buckminster Fuller is a perfect example, and his “Dymaxion” brand promised Americans a better (and more stylish) quality of life. Though applied to everything from the Marshall... read more

December 20, 2012 by 
 
1921 Aston Martin A3 prototype and 2013 Aston Martin Vanquish

Aston Martin Announces 2013 Centenary Celebrations

Next year marks several important anniversaries, one of which is the centenary of storied British sports car manufacturer Aston Martin. Yes, it was in 1913 that British... read more December 17, 2012 by 


 
40 years of BMW electric cars

From The 1602 To The i3: 40 Years Of BMW Electrics

Next year BMW will introduce its new i3, the first of a new range of models developed by the automaker’s new i division that focuses on sustainability and future... read more December 12, 2012 by 


 
Computer rendering of MEV's Aston Martin DBR1 replica body - image: MEV Replicar

Want A Turnkey Aston Martin DBR1 Replica For As Little As $33,000?

If you want to buy an original Aston Martin DBR1, expect to pay as much as $32 million for a car with a significant and documented racing history. Even the non-functional... read more December 12, 2012 by 


 
1903 Ford Model A Rear Entry Tonneau and Bill Ford, Jr.

Bill Ford, Jr. Is Buyer Of Oldest Ford Still In Existence

Last October the world’s oldest known Ford in existence, a 1903 Model A Rear Entry Tonneau, sold at auction for the relative bargain price of price of $264,000 (the car... read more December 12, 2012 by 


 
The Prince Skyline GT race car was the forefather of all that we know as the GT-R.

Nissan's GT-R Isn't Just About Godzilla: Video

If you're new to the car game, or just not that into the current R35 GT-R or the previous R32-34 models, you might not know about the car's history, born of a racing heritage... read more December 11, 2012 by 


 
Jay Leno discusses the Lamborghini 350 GT

A Lamborghini 350 GT Visits Jay Leno’s Garage: Video

Every journey needs an origin, and for Lamborghini that starting point was the 350 GT coupe. Conceived by Ferruccio Lamborghini as a grand-tourer capable of going... read more December 11, 2012 by 


 
Bailey Cars' factory - image: Bailey Cars

Bailey Cars Now Offers Stunning Racer Replicas In North America

If you’re not a track-day regular or vintage race car fan, you may never have heard of Bailey Cars, or its predecessor, Bailey Edwards Cars. The South African... read more December 10, 2012 by 


 
Mark Bachman's 1970 Chevy Chevelle

1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Redefines What A Muscle Car Can Be: Video

Muscle cars are loud, juvenile, socially irresponsible and, sooner or later, harmful to your health. Like binge drinking and death metal, they’re an obsession generally... read more December 7, 2012 by 


 
The Lamborghini Muira gifted to Stamatis Kokotas by Aristotle Onasis - image: Classic Driver

Rare 1969 Lamborghini Miura Fails To Meet Reserve Price At Auction

Aristotle Onassis, the Greek shipping magnate, was the kind of man you wanted as a friend. One of the richest men in the world during the 1960s, Onassis wasn’t shy... read more December 6, 2012 by 


 
GWA's La Carrera Panamericana tribute cars

Gullwing America Builds La Carrera Panamericana Tribute Cars

Gullwing America (GWA) builds replicas of classic sports cars like the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL/R and (now) the Ferrari 340 M/C, both of which were campaigned in the famous La... read more December 6, 2012 by 


 
A pair of Nissan Skylines  - image grab from a Petroliscious video

What's Better Than A Vintage Nissan Skyline? Two Of Them: Video

Ivan Jaramillo is our kind of car enthusiast. Not only do we admire his passion for early Nissan Skylines, we agree that an audio system has no place in a car like this... read more December 5, 2012 by 


 
1965 Ford GT40 - image: RM Auctions

1965 Ford GT40 Expected To Hit $3 Million At Auction

In 1963, the Ford Motor Company very nearly became the owner of Ferrari. Ford reportedly invested millions of dollars on due diligence, only to have Enzo Ferrari back out of... read more December 5, 2012 by 


 
1904 Simplex 60hp

Tracing The Mercedes-Benz S Class’ Roots

Next year a brand new generation of the Mercedes-Benz S Class will be launched. The new car, the W222 series, will be the sixth generation of the S Class, but the tradition... read more December 2, 2012 by 


 
Classic Lincolns on display in Los Angeles - image: Ford Motor Company

To Illustrate Its Future, Lincoln Honors Its Past

If all you know about Lincoln automobiles comes from what you’ve seen in its dealer showrooms over the past two decades, it would be easy to write the brand off as a... read more November 29, 2012 by 


 
Jay Leno's 1918 Cadillac Type 57 Victoria

Jay Leno Shows Off His Unrestored 1918 Cadillac Type 57: Video

We’ll admit to being impressed by unrestored and original muscle cars, dating back (in some cases) nearly 50 years. That’s why Jay Leno’s unrestored and... read more November 19, 2012 by 


 
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