Classic Cars

 
1932 Bugatti Royale (Type 41)

Now there are seven (or maybe nine): Bugatti Royale prototype re-created

The Bugatti Type 41, better known as the Royale, was intended to be the biggest, most luxurious, most expensive car in the world. It was to be sold only to royalty. Launched into the teeth of the Great Depression, just six of a planned 25 were built. None of the original six has changed hands since... read more

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1908 Thomas Flyer, New York to Paris winner

Winner of 1908 New York to Paris race honored by Historic Vehicle Association

Today, a flight from New York to Paris is a mere seven-hour journey, but when this 1907 Thomas Flyer Model 35 set out from the Big Apple, the journey was far more... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
1966 Ford GT40, chassis P1046 at Lime Rock Park

Restored Le Mans-winning 1966 Ford GT40 unveiled at Le Mans

Four a couple months now, we've been following the restoration of the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] GT40 Mk II, chassis P1046, that won the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. The car... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
Jay Leno checks out a 1969 Boss 429

Jay Leno welcomes the Boss 429 Mustang to his garage

It's hard to believe that this is the first time Jay Leno has welcomed one of the most iconic muscle cars of the 1960s to his Burbank, California, garage, but the time has... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Tony Dow of ‘Leave it to Beaver’ and his 1962 Chevrolet Corvair Spyder

'Leave it to Beaver' star reunited with his Corvair

Wally Cleaver and the sporty Corvair that he bought as a teenager because of his TV fame have been reunited after 50 years apart. Tony Dow, who played big brother Wally on... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Hagerty rebuilds a Ford Flathead V-8

Ford Flathead V-8 rebuild timelapse video is mesmerizing

Our friends at Hagerty Insurance spent six grueling days rebuilding a Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Flathead V-8 that they bought at the Hershey Swap Meet last year... read more June 18, 2016 by


 
Lamborghini museum in Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy

Lamborghini overhauls museum

Visitors to Central Italy will now have a new reason to stop in Sant’Agata Bolognese, a small town that Lamborghini has called home for generations: The Italian... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Ford Bronco ready for restoration.

Ford Bronco restoration service launches

You may not be able to buy a new 1960s Ford Bronco, but a St. Louis-area firm is offering you the next best—and maybe better—thing. As originally reported by The... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Derek Bell behind the wheel of the #1 Rothmans Porsche 956 at the 1983 24 Hours of Le Mans

Flat out at the 1983 24 Hours of Le Mans in a Porsche 956

As you get ready to spend a 24-hour chunk of your weekend watching a varied assortment of cars racing around a circuit in the middle of France, enjoy this video of a flying... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
1973 Porsche 911S Targa

New classic car auctioneer promises the finest

The classic car auction world just got a little more crowded, but the promotional video released by The Finest Automobile Auctions suggests that this company may live up to... read more June 10, 2016 by


 
1957 Jaguar XKSS

Sold out: nine new 1957 Jaguar XKSS sports cars go for $1.5 million each

Nine buyers have ponied up $1.5 million each for the right to buy a new 1957 Jaguar XKSS sports car. How is this possible? Let's take a trip down history lane--or Browns... read more June 7, 2016 by


 
Jay Leno checks out the one-off 1931 Shotwell three-wheeler.

The DIY Files: His teenage homemade car gets a slot in Jay Leno's Garage

Never heard of a Shotwell? Well, neither had we—and neither had Jay Leno, at least not until about 15 years ago. That's when the TV funny man received a letter from a... read more June 6, 2016 by


 
Classic Camaro catches fire during test drive

Classic Camaro cruise gets crazy crispy quickly

A father and son were out cruising in a classic Chevrolet Camaro—which is the type of sentence you read and expect good things to follow. That's not what happened here... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
1966 McLaren M2B Formula One car and 2016 McLaren 570S

Meet the 570S inspired by McLaren’s first Formula One racer

Last weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix marked 50 years since McLaren’s debut in Formula One. To mark the occasion, the McLaren road car division unveiled a 570S Coupe... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
Jay Leno's 1950 Mercedes-Benz Racecar Transporter

Jay Leno shows off his vintage Mercedes race car transporter

What's the coolest vehicle you've seen today? Whatever it is, it has nothing on this 1950 Mercedes-Benz race car transporter owned by Jay Leno and featured in the latest... read more June 2, 2016 by


 
1974 Volkswagen Beetle with 90 kilometers

"New" 1974 VW Beetle sells for $43,000 at auction

If ever there was a magic time machine ready to take you back to 1974, this Volkswagen Beetle with just 90 kilometers on its odometer is probably it. The little silver bug... read more June 1, 2016 by


 
 

 
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