Classic Cars

 
1972 Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-R coupe, Nissan Heritage garage, Zama, Japan

Godzilla's biography: The history of the Nissan GT-R

For the better part of 40 years it was only a Japanese legend. Unobtainium here in the United States, the Nissan Skyline GT-R was a high-tech, high-performance coupe we could only get a glimpse of in Japanese magazines or experience virtually through video games. Outfitted with all-wheel drive... read more

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Jay Leno drives a special Plymouth Business Coupe

Jay Leno shares the story of a very special Plymouth Business Coupe

Bob Sales has been a fixture in Jay Leno's life for many years now. Sadly, the longtime Big Dog Garage mechanic has lost a battle with cancer and passed on. One of the last... read more December 14, 2016 by


 
1959 Aston Martin DB4 GT

Aston Martin jumps into continuation game with 25 new DB4 GTs

A surge in the popularity of classic cars has seen the building of continuation models become quite a lucrative business for automakers. Continuation models are essentially... read more December 12, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen T1 Transport van packs a Porsche 993 Turbo engine

Porsche-powered Volkswagen Bus 'Race Taxi' hits the track

The Volkswagen Microbus is a beloved motoring icon that has fans all over the globe. It's a classic machine with a dash of perennial cool attached. It's also incredibly slow... read more December 9, 2016 by


 
1994 McLaren F1 prior to crash near Queenstown, New Zealand on December 3, 2016

McLaren F1 crash sees multimillion-dollar car land in ditch

A McLaren F1 ended up in a roadside ditch on Saturday near Queenstown, New Zealand when its driver lost control. The car, a 1994 example estimated to be worth in excess of... read more December 5, 2016 by


 
Duemila Route Auction

Tax cheat's collection takes in $55 million at auction

The taxman taketh and sometimes the taxman taketh more. Luigi Compiano found out just how much the taxman can take. You see, Compiano took over his family's private security... read more November 30, 2016 by


 
1957 Porsche 356 replica on Jay Leno’s Garage

Subaru-powered Porsche 356 visits Jay Leno’s Garage

Before you pull your hair out over the thought of someone ruining a Porsche 356 by swapping in a Subaru engine, note that this is a replica we’re talking about. The car... read more November 30, 2016 by


 
Jay Leno with the 'new' 1957 Jaguar XKSS

Jay Leno inspects the 'new' 1957 Jaguar XKSS

Jaguar plans to build nine new 1957 XKSS sports cars using the VINs of originals destroyed by a fire at the automaker’s Browns Lane plant before completion. The new... read more November 21, 2016 by


 
Toyota Land Cruiser 70 truck pops up on eBay

US-legal Toyota Land Cruiser 70 pops up on eBay

Someone out there is apparently pretty darn good at paperwork. That could be the only explanation for how they managed to get not one, not two, but three Toyota Land Cruiser... read more November 17, 2016 by


 
1957 Jaguar XKSS continuation model

1957 Jaguar XKSS continuation model unveiled in LA

Jaguar is building new XKSS sports cars. However, we’re not talking about a spiritual successor to 1950s-era classic. Rather, the new XKSS sports cars are continuation... read more November 17, 2016 by


 
Panthermobile built for ‘Pink Panther Show’ restored by Galpin Restorations

LA auto show's Pink Panthermobile hints where Navigator concept got its doors

Think the Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet's interior is lavish? How about a wet bar with deep, pink piled shag carpet. Your move Maybach. Galpin Auto Sports' restoration... read more November 16, 2016 by


 
Jay Leno drives the Ferrari F40

Jay Leno drives Ferrari F40 for first time

From 1987 through 1992, Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] built a tremendous machine called the F40. It was the last car to get the thumbs up from the man whose name is on the building and... read more November 14, 2016 by


 
1962 Ferrari 250 GTO bearing chassis number 3387 - Image via Talacrest

Second Ferrari 250 GTO to come off the line is up for sale

The Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] 250 GTO isn’t the rarest Prancing Horse around, though it does tend to fetch the highest bids whenever one comes up for sale. Just 39 of the... read more November 14, 2016 by


 
2000 Ferrari 456M with Lexus engine swap - Image via eBay Motors

Ferrari 456M with Lexus engine swap sells for $45K on eBay

A Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] 456M that’s had its V-12 replaced by the engine of a Lexus GS 300 has managed to sell via eBay Motors for $44,999. The ‘90s-era Ferrari GT... read more November 9, 2016 by


 
1937 Cord 812 SC

You may soon be able to buy a brand new Cord replica

The Cord 810 and 812 of the 1930s are among the most beautiful cars ever produced in the United States. These cars were not only stunning, but also innovative, with such... read more November 4, 2016 by


 
1966 Shelby GT350H owned by Carroll Shelby

Carroll Shelby-owned 1966 Mustang GT350-H heads to auction

The term Rent-A-Racer was used to describe a unique collaboration between Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] and Hertz that started in the 1960s. Working together with Carroll... read more November 2, 2016 by


 
 

 
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