Classic Cars

 
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 man in a small town in Minnesota. That man--Bob Shotwell--told Leno that he had designed a car back in 1931. Not only did... read more

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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


 
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL at Gosford Classic Car Museum

Australia home to one of the world’s biggest car collections--and it’s open to the public

For a country with only around 23 million people, Australia always impresses us with its ability to punch above its weight when it comes to car culture. For decades... read more May 31, 2016 by


 
1964 Shelby Cobra 289

2 Shelby Cobras fetch 7 figures each at Mecum auction

Classic Shelby muscle was the theme at a large Mecum auction in Indianapolis last weekend, where a pair of Cobras each reached seven figures during bidding. Highlighting the... read more May 25, 2016 by


 
1954 Maserati A6 GCS by Pininfarina

1954 Maserati A6 GCS named Best in Show at 2016 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa D’Este

This pretty 1954 Maserati A6 GCS with a coachbuilt body by Pininfarina was named Best in Show at this past weekend’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa D’Este... read more May 24, 2016 by


 
Lamborghini celebrates Miura's 50th anniversary with drive up St. Bernard Pass

Lamborghini recreates "The Italian Job" scene with 2 Miuras

To celebrate a major milestone, Lamborghini has taken two of its museum-quality Miuras to the section of Italian highway made famous by the opening of 1969's The Italian Job... read more May 23, 2016 by


 
1960 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato

Aston Martin Zagato cars through the years

At this year's Concourso d'Eleganza at Villa d'Este in Northern Italy, design house Zagato celebrated its 60th anniversary of working with British automaker Aston Martin. To... read more May 23, 2016 by


 
Jay Leno's 1969 Lamborghini Espada

Jay Leno shows off his 1969 Lamborghini Espada

This week, Jay Leno welcomes to his popular web series one of the most iconic grand touring cars of the 1960s and 1970s: The Lamborghini Espada. Notable for its outlandish... read more May 23, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Museum promotion

Watch the Mercedes museum turn into a... hungry t-rex?

A pair of film students in Germany have taken a bite out of Mercedes-Benz's history by creating a short video that turns the automaker's historical museum into a car-eating... read more May 19, 2016 by


 
1967 Chevrolet Camaro chassis number 100001 - The first Camaro ever built

7 things you probably didn't know about the 1st Camaro

The first Chevrolet Camaro ever built will be put on display on the sidelines of the 2016 Woodward Dream Cruise taking place late this summer in Detroit. Serial number 100001... read more May 19, 2016 by


 
Matt Hummel and his 1956 Porsche 356

Here's the story behind a famous Porsche 356 with "really cool character"

Matt Hummel is not your average kind of car enthusiast, so it should come as very little surprise that his legend-in-its-own-time Porsche 356 is an especially interesting... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
Jay Leno's Garage: 1961 Dodge Polara CHP

Jay Leno looks for perps in '61 Dodge Polara police car

It's the one kind of car you'll see every single day that we guarantee you wouldn't pass up the chance to drive: A police car. There's no question that Jay Leno is living... read more May 16, 2016 by


 
1997 Porsche 911 GT1 Evolution - Image via RM Sotheby's

Street-legal Porsche 911 GT1 Evo racer sells for $3.14 million

One lucky enthusiast now has a very special Porsche among his or her collection. This is the only Porsche 911 GT1 race car to be converted for street use, and it was just... read more May 16, 2016 by


 
Porsche 924 Carrera GTR

Rare Porsche 924 Carrera GTR comes up for auction

A rare, transition-era Porsche 924 Carrera GTR is headed to auction in the United Kingdom that combines elements of what was then the upcoming 944 with the existing 924. This... read more May 13, 2016 by


 
1968 Aston Martin DBS barn find

Rare Aston Martin DBS barn find comes up for auction

A rare Aston Martin DBS has emerged from a 30-year slumber in a barn on the quiet island of Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands. Headed for auction later this month at... read more May 13, 2016 by


 
1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda Pro Stock

Serious Mopar madness is heading to Mecum auction

If you're a fan of the classic muscle car, you are mostly like aligned with one of the three main spiritual camps. You can be a Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] guy or gal... read more May 12, 2016 by


 
 

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