Classic Cars

 
New Pirelli tire for the Jaguar XJ220

Bridgestone and Pirelli developing new tires for... the Jaguar XJ220?

The Jaguar XJ220 is a supercar that often gets unfairly left out of the conversation of all-time greatest cars. This is because the XJ220 arrived at a time when the Porsche 959 and Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] F40 had already captured the hearts and minds of auto-loving folks around the globe and McLaren... read more

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The world's first Shelby Cobra: CSX 2000

AC to build nine 'continuation' Cobras

Continuation Cobras have been part of Shelby American's core business model for a while, but AC—the firm that made the Ace that Carroll Shelby turned to for his... read more September 9, 2016 by


 
Jaguar-Land Rover Classic Ice Drives

Jaguar-Land Rover to offer classic car ice driving school

Think you can really drive well on ice? Odds are that traction control, stability control, anti-lock brakes, and perhaps even all-wheel drive are helping turn you into the... read more September 9, 2016 by


 
1956 Lotus Eleven at Laguna Seca, Credit: Historicmotorprints.com

Driving a vintage Lotus at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

If the best thing you can do with a car is to drive it, then the best thing to do during Monterey Car Week is to drive a classic. I can think of no better place to drive a... read more September 8, 2016 by


 
2016 Rolex Motorsports Reunion Drivers

We photographed an old school race with an old school camera

Old film cameras are hopelessly overrated. Fabulous magazine covers have been shot anonymously with smartphones; "geniuses" have shot with disposable film cameras, yielding... read more September 8, 2016 by


 
U2 Trabant collector seeks more for upcoming celebration of the band

Collector on mission to recover U2 Trabants

Some enthusiasts have very targeted, niche car collections. Perhaps you know a person who's way into the Amphicar. There's a chance someone is grabbing as many examples of... read more September 2, 2016 by


 
Best Motoring pits heroes from the 90's against each other on the track

Vintage 'Best Motoring' clip pits '90s-era dream cars against each other

This video clip is your 1990s dream car wall poster come to life. On the Japanese show Best Motoring, the team managed to wrangle a truly awesome array of machines for a... read more September 2, 2016 by


 
2016 Monterey Car Week

These cars made big bucks in Monterey

Monterey Car Week is a hotbed for classic cars, many of which are there to go under the hammer. The bidding at this year’s event, which took place in mid-August, was a... read more August 31, 2016 by


 
A scene from the 1962 documentary Audition for Racing Drivers

Take a peek back in time with 'Audition for Racing Drivers'

Motorsports has evolved considerably from whence it started. That's a massive understatement, of course, but the point is to get you thinking about what racing was like in... read more August 26, 2016 by


 
2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Dawn Patrol

Every car from 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Dawn Patrol

It started at 6:21 a.m. when Marc Behaegel's 1954 Siata 208S Motto Spyder roared to life and didn't end until nearly 8 a.m. when Joan and Bernard Carl's 1970 American Motors... read more August 22, 2016 by


 
2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Best in Show winner, 1936 Lancia Astura Pinin Farina Cabriolet

1936 Lancia Astura Pinin Farina Cabriolet claims Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Best of Show honors

Nearly sent to the salvage yard as a 26-year old car, this 1936 Lancia Astura Pinin Farina Cabriolet has led an especially storied—and lucky—history. Its most... read more August 22, 2016 by


 
1955 Jaguar D-Type bearing chassis number XKD 501 - Image via RM Sotheby’s

Le Mans-winning Jaguar D-Type sells for record $21.8 million in Monterey

A Jaguar D-Type that won overall at the 1956 24 Hours of Le Mans was sold at auction Friday at the RM Sotheby’s event in Monterey, California for a record price. The... read more August 22, 2016 by


 
2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion photo gallery

Some have heroes with names like Griffey, Sayers, Butkus, Abdul-Jabaar, and Messier. For cars guys, the names are Gurney, Fullmer, Andretti, Foyt, McLaren, and many more. The... read more August 20, 2016 by


 
Canepa has created a 763-horsepower Porsche 959

Canepa has built the greatest Porsche 959 of all time

"Hey Porsche 918 owner, your car is good. But this Canepa 959 Generation III is the greatest of all time!" So sayeth my inner-Kanye voice. What you're looking at is the... read more August 17, 2016 by


 
1984 PEUGEOT 205 T16 pops up for sale

Live your Group B fantasies with this 1984 Peugeot 205 T16

Homologation is a wonderful thing. It's what brings us street-legal, near race-spec versions of some of our favorite icons of motorsports. Today's example is no different... read more August 16, 2016 by


 
Jay Leno driving a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4

Ferrari collector reveals plans for Steve McQueen-inspired brown F12

Ferrari’s [NYSE:RACE] 275 was the successor to the automaker’s hugely-successful 250 series, and to many it’s still the definitive Ferrari. The cars were... read more August 15, 2016 by


 
 

 
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