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Gail Wise bought, and still owns, the first Ford Mustang sold to a customer

Meet The World's First Mustang Owner: Video

It's 1964, and the Ford Mustang is coming, but it hasn't arrived in any owners' hands yet. People all over the country are excited about Ford's affordable new sporty car. Then Gail Wise rolls down the street in a powder blue convertible and everyone loses it. DON'T MISS: Chevy Lists 28 Reasons That... read more

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1938 Tatra Type 77a Limousine

Tatra Tribute At This Year's Pebble Beach Concours

Tatra, the old Eastern European automaker best known for its innovative designs and rear-engined vehicles, will get the recognition it deserves this year with an official... read more February 12, 2014 by 


 
Peter Collins and Phil Hill in the Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa bearing chassis #0704

Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Sells For $39.55 Million

Investment in classic cars seems to be paying off even more these days. This can be seen from yet more records set during the sale of some of the most sought-after road and... read more February 12, 2014 by 


 
Eight-wheeled 1977 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz. Images via Shannons.au

Eight-Wheeled Cadillac Eldorado With Hot Tub, Barbecue Up For Auction

Friends, brace yourselves. The awesome level just went to 12. This 1977 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz would be a rather impressive car of the Land Yacht era in its own right... read more February 6, 2014 by 


 
1996 Nissan Maxima from Craigslist ad at its new home in Nissan's U.S. headquarters

Craigslist 1996 Maxima Will Be Restored & Displayed At Nissan USA HQ: The Vote Is In

You've cast your votes and Nissan has tallied them. What will be the fate of Luke Aker's 1996 Nissan Maxima featured in his brilliant Craigslist video ad? It will be restored... read more February 5, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen Beetle Celebrates Its 65th Year In The U.S.

Volkswagen Beetle Celebrates 65th Year In The U.S.

There are few shapes more recognizable than the profile of Volkswagen's most famous vehicle. If you were to ask a hundred people who knew nothing about cars to pick one out... read more January 30, 2014 by 


 
1898 'P1' electric car designed by Ferdinand Porsche

Porsche Brings Back The 1898 'P1'

While the first Porsche to officially wear the badge was the Type 356 from 1948, the first Ferdinand Porsche design actually hails from much earlier times--a whole half... read more January 30, 2014 by 


 
A Shelby Daytona Cobra coupe at Amelia Island

Shelby Daytona Coupe Is First National Historic Vehicle Register Inductee

Historic venues and buildings have long been officially recognized under the National Historic Preservation Act, but until relatively recently no such body existed to... read more January 29, 2014 by 


 
1932 Ford reproduction body shell.

Ford's Latest Licensed Reproduction Body Shell Is The 1932 5-Window Coupe

Ford is on a roll with its licensed reproduction body shells for classic models, and what's more of a classic than the 1932 5-Window Coupe? The model that has been the basis... read more January 24, 2014 by 


 
Project 1996 Nissan Maxima bought back by Nissan

Craigslist Nissan Maxima: The Final Reader Vote

Just before the holidays, we stumbled across Luke Aker's incredible Craigslist ad for a heavily used 1996 Nissan Maxima, and Nissan North America decided to jump in and buy... read more January 22, 2014 by 


 
Lister 'Knobbly' Jaguar to return

Historic Lister Motor Company Returns, First Cars Due In Spring

There was a time, back in the 1950s, when the name Lister was as synonymous with racing and sports car victories as Ferrari, Jaguar, Maserati, Bentley and other famous... read more January 21, 2014 by 


 
Backroad Gold title card.

Travel Channel's Backroad Gold Joins The Classic-Car Reality Show Herd

Just when you thought there were no barn finds left, the Travel Channel has cooked up another car-based reality show. Backroad Gold follows the alliteratively-named Corky... read more January 20, 2014 by 


 
50th Anniversary CSX7000 Continuation Shelby 289 FIA Cobra

Shelby Celebrates 50 Years Of The 289 FIA Cobra With Continuation Series

It was 50 years ago that Shelby American introduced the FIA version of the small block Cobra, the 289 FIA Cobra, which would eventually go to compete alongside the likes of... read more January 20, 2014 by 


 
classic british stock car race

Insanity Is Street Cars On The Track In 1975 Britain: Video

It's not your typical starting grid. There's a Ford Mustang convertible lining up against an Opel Ascona. A Hillman Imp looks to go wheel to wheel against a gaggle of Mini... read more January 15, 2014 by 


 
1960 Lotus 20/22 racing simulator (Images: eBay auction)

1960s-Era Lotus Racing Simulator Goes Up For Sale

Think racing simulators are a recent invention, conjured up with the advent of photo-realistic video games? Think again. The Lotus 20/22 race simulator recently sold on eBay... read more January 10, 2014 by 


 
1986 Ferrari Testarossa Straman Spyder

Ferrari Testarossa Driven By Michael Jackson Heads To Barrett-Jackson

There will be an excellent opportunity to get lost in the '80s at the Barrett-Jackson collector car auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. A 1986 Ferrari Testarossa driven by... read more January 9, 2014 by 


 
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