Classic Cars

 
One-off Jaguar XK120 by Pininfarina restored

The rarest Jaguar ever made has been restored

The Jaguar XK120 isn't necessarily the rarest vehicle built by the brand; over 12,000 leaping cats were produced between 1948 and 1954. Sought after? Absolutely, but there's one XK120 that has it beat. It's a one-off XK120 with a body built by Pininfarina and it officially bowed at the Pebble Beach... read more

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1963 Ferrari 250 GTE with Chevrolet V-8

The Chevy V-8-powered Ferrari 250 GTE is for sale

Tampering with vintage Ferraris is seen as a big no-no to many gearheads, but one gearhead said to hell with tradition. This 1963 Ferrari 250 GTE surfaced about two years ago... read more August 16, 2017 by


 
1961 Ferrari 250 GTE owned by J. Geils

Late rock legend J. Geils' collection of cars and bikes to be auctioned at Pebble Beach

J. Geils may be best known for some of his band's iconic rock hits of the 1980s, but he was also absolutely an automotive and motorcycle enthusiast with exquisite taste... read more August 16, 2017 by


 
World's only street-legal BMW M1 Procar

The world's only street-legal BMW M1 Procar is coming to Pebble Beach

With only 453 built, the BMW M1 remains one of the rarest models from the German marque to this day. However, BMW devised something even rarer in 1979: the BMW M1 Procar. Of... read more August 16, 2017 by


 
1965 Ford GT40 Roadster prototype bearing chassis no. GT/108 - Image via Girardo & Co.

The first Ford GT40 Roadster is up for sale

When it comes to rare cars, it doesn’t get much rarer than a Ford GT40 prototype, as just 12 were built. But even rarer still is a prototype for the Ford GT40 Roadster... read more August 15, 2017 by


 
Classic cars destroyed at Country Classic Cars

More than 150 classic cars destroyed in fire at Illinois dealership

More than 150 classic cars were damaged or utterly destroyed after a fire broke out at Country Classic Cars in Staunton, Illinois. Thankfully, it seems most of the cars... read more August 14, 2017 by


 
Jay Leno learns about the 1947 Marchese Special

Vintage midget racer rolls into Jay Leno's Garage

Midget racing got its start back in the late 1920s and early 1930s. The cars were small, the tracks were tight circles, and the action was dangerous. It featured a handful of... read more August 10, 2017 by


 
Mazda NA Miata Restoration Program

Mazda launches Miata NA restoration program, but only for Japan

It's hard to believe it's been nearly 30 years since the first Mazda roadster, which would be dubbed the NA generation, debuted. A lot has happened in that amount of time... read more August 7, 2017 by


 
A Ferrari 275GTB driven in the rain at Spa

Ride along in a Ferrari 275 GTB in the rain at Spa

Any vintage Ferrari is worth massive piles of cash. It's no surprise that many of these cars are tucked away in climate-controlled spaces, and their work-of-art V-12 engines... read more August 3, 2017 by


 
A pair of Porsche 911s make their way into Jay Leno's Garage

A pair of classic 911s stop by Jay Leno's Garage

Los Angeles-based Workshop 5001 has a thing for old Porsches. The owner is a man named Marlon Goldberg, and he's brought a pair of classic 911s by the famous garage of... read more August 1, 2017 by


 
1961 Jaguar E-Type to be restored by Classic Motor Cars

Rare 1961 Jaguar E-Type found in pieces to be completely restored

Classic Motor Cars of Bridgnorth plans to undertake quite a challenge, signing on to fully restore a 1961 Jaguar E-Type that was found in pieces. But this isn't your ordinary... read more July 27, 2017 by


 
Ferrari F40 debut at the Civic Center in Maranello, Italy - July 21, 1987

Celebrate 30 years of the Ferrari F40 with these rare photos from the car’s debut

Ferrari’s F40 is considered by many to be the greatest supercar of all time. Not only was it the last Ferrari signed off by Ferrari founder and namesake Enzo Ferrari... read more July 26, 2017 by


 
Bugatti EB110 prototypes testing in the snow

Rare look at Bugatti EB110 prototypes cold-weather testing

Everyone knows all about the Bugatti Veyron. The latest king of the high-speed hill is, of course, the Bugatti Chiron. Back in the day, however, it was the EB110 that wore... read more July 26, 2017 by


 
Jay Leno drives his 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE Coupe

Jay Leno takes a classic Mercedes-Benz coupe out for a spin

A classic Mercedes-Benz is a wonderful machine. The cars tend to be rock solid, and they last forever when maintained properly. Jay Leno has one in his collection, and it... read more July 25, 2017 by


 
Porsche 911 GT2 takes on a hill climb event

Rare Porsche 911 GT2 takes on a Portuguese hill climb

For the 993-series 911, Porsche produced less than 60 examples of the mighty GT2, and even fewer GT2 Evo models. This first-generation GT2 was built in an effort to satisfy... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
Valentino Balboni drives the Lamborghini Countach

Valentino Balboni explains why the Lamborghini Countach is special  

Valentino Balboni is a name synonymous with Lamborghini. This man started as an apprentice for the company back in 1968 before he worked his way up to becoming the chief test... read more July 17, 2017 by


 
 

 
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