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Mercedes-Benz 300SL at Bonneville

Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing At Bonneville: Video

The Mercedes-Benz 300SL "Gullwing" was the supercar of its day, but who would've known it would be so at home at Bonneville? Bob Sirna, the 300SL owner profiled in this Petrolicious video, did. "You only live once and you can't take it with you," Sirna--who looks like a small-town sheriff sent from... read more

October 29, 2013 by 
 
1940 Buick from Casablanca is coming up for auction.

Humphrey Bogart's 'Casablanca' 1940 Buick Coming Up For Auction

The 1940 Buick phaeton driven by Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca is coming up for auction, according to Hemmings. Insert cheesy movie quote here. The car will be part of... read more October 22, 2013 by 


 
1965 Aston Martin DB5 going under the hammer with Silverstone Auctions

Classic Aston Martin DB5, Iconic Jaguars Up For Auction

Fans of classic British metal should keep their eyes on the auctions pages over the next few months as three iconic sports cars go under the hammer. Most desirable of these... read more October 21, 2013 by 


 
Half-Scale McLaren M8B Can-Am car

Half-Scale McLaren Can-Am Racer Is The Best Go-Kart Ever: eBay Find

Here's a car for those adults out there who never wanted to give up their go-karts. Bang Shift found this half-scale McLaren M8B Can-Am car for sale on eBay. And yes, you can... read more October 17, 2013 by 


 
Mario Andretti 1974 Gurney Eagle

Racing Icons Up For Sale At RK Motors Collector Car Auction

The RK Motors Collector Car Auction is set to get underway in Charlotte, North Carolina from October 31 through November 3. It's not your average auction, however, as it... read more October 15, 2013 by 


 
ferrari restoration guru

CNBC Goes Behind The Scenes Of Vintage Ferrari Restoration: Video

Not many can claim to be a guru of any one subject. These people do, of course, exist and the things that folks can claim to be extreme experts about is presented on a rather... read more October 14, 2013 by 


 
ECTO-1a from Ghostbusters II movie (Image: Instagram user cheekybama)

Fans Want To Preserve Dilapidated Ghostbusters Car

Movie cars can almost become bigger than the stars they share the screen with. Everyone knows what car Steve McQueen drove in Bullitt, for example, and few cars of any sort... read more October 14, 2013 by 


 
John F. Kennedy Lincoln Continental

Second-To-Last Lincoln Continental JFK Rode In Up For Sale

John F. Kennedy's last ride with breath in his lungs took place in the back seat of a 1961 Lincoln Continental. That car is in a museum as it's an important, if macabre... read more October 10, 2013 by 


 
juan manuel fangio 1970 ika torino

Pretend You're Juan Manuel Fangio On A Daily (Driver) Basis

Some consider Juan Manuel Fangio to be the greatest racing driver that ever lived. Some people... are correct. El Maestro competed in 52 Formula One races and drove off the... read more October 9, 2013 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows from the 1930s

Mercedes-Benz Recreates Silver Arrow Speed Record Run: Video

Prepare for the most epic watch commercial you've ever seen. In 1934, the Mercedes-Benz W 25 -- one of the legendary "Silver Arrow" grand prix racers -- set a course record... read more October 7, 2013 by 


 
Ferrari 250 GTO

1963 Ferrari 250 GTO Once Again World's Most Expensive At $52 Million

In what seems a never-ending escalation of sales prices--despite the global economy--another Ferrari 250 GTO has claimed the title of world's most expensive car. This time... read more October 3, 2013 by 


 
Irv Gordon and his 1966 Volvo 1800S with 3 million miles on the clock

Irv Gordon Reaches 3 Million Miles In His 1966 Volvo P1800

Modern cars can do over 100,000 miles without pausing for breath. If you really pile on the miles, you might have 200,000 or even 300,000 miles on the clock. If the car Gods... read more October 2, 2013 by 


 
Harley J. Earl's custom 1963 Chevy Corvette. Images via Mecum Auctions.

Harley Earl Corvette Coming Up For Auction At Mecum Chicago

Harley J. Earl was the vice president of design for General Motors from 1928-1958, and while he had a hand in many great design projects during his tenure, he may be most... read more September 19, 2013 by 


 
1967 chevrolet corvette l88 mecum

Classic Chevrolet Corvette Crosses Auction Block For $3.4 Million

The all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is a performance bargain. For around $50k, you wind up with a vehicle that's capable of yielding world-class levels of... read more September 12, 2013 by 


 
Nissan 360

Nissan Rolls Out Some Classics For Cars And Coffee

Nissan has been holding court in Southern California for the past few weeks. The reason? An event called Nissan 360, which sees journalists from around the world flocking to... read more September 8, 2013 by 


 
James Hunt's 1977 McLaren M26 F1 race car. Photos via RK Motors.

James Hunt's McLaren M26 F1 Car Going Up For Auction

Known for his womanizing, partying ways as much as his brilliance behind the wheel of an F1 car, James Hunt was a racing icon. He's being further immortalized in the upcoming... read more September 6, 2013 by 


 
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