Rotary-powered 1967 Datsun 311 Roadster. Photo via Bring a Trailer.

Rotary-Powered 1967 Datsun 311 Up For Grabs At BaT

Pairing small, light roadsters from the 50s and 60s with rotary engines is nothing new. It's been done with complete and utter ferocity by people like Jeff Kiesel, whose turbo rotary Sprite is an autocross terror and wonder (see the video below for proof). But this particularly clean example of... read more

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2006 Bristol Fighter T

Bristol Cars Bankrupt After 65 Year Run

The U.K.'s Bristol Cars may not be on the tip of every wagging social media tongue these days, especially here in the U.S., but it has produced some remarkable cars over the... read more March 3, 2011 by 

Mercedes-Benz Simplex 28

1902 Mercedes-Benz Simplex 28 Live Photos: 2011 Geneva Motor Show

Not to be outdone by Porsche's resurrection of the Semper Vivus, Mercedes-Benz trotted out its 1902 Simplex 28 at the Geneva Motor Show today. A sports car in its day, the... read more March 1, 2011 by 

1900 Porsche Semper Vivus recreation live photos

Porsche 1900 Semper Vivus Hybrid Live Photos: 2011 Geneva Motor Show

Recreating the past isn't something you often think of when hybrid or electric vehicles are the topic of discussion, but Porsche did exactly that for the Geneva Motor Show... read more March 1, 2011 by 

Screencap from Steve Day's recreation of the Bullitt car chase

Relive The Thrill Of The 'Bullitt' Car Chase, At 1:32 Scale

At last count, there were at least five reasons to love the internet: 1. [REDACTED] 2. Cat videos. 3. The Oatmeal. 4. The lovely and talented High Gear Media family. 5. The... read more February 24, 2011 by 

1900 Porsche Semper Vivus full hybrid recreated

Porsche Recreates The Original Full Hybrid, Semper Vivus, For Geneva Motor Show

In-wheel electric motors, a full-hybrid drivetrain, and a Porsche logo: it sounds like a modern car, but it's 111 years old. It's the Porsche Semper Vivus, and it has been... read more February 24, 2011 by 

Rolls-Rocye celebrates 100th anniversary of the Spirit of Ecstasy

Rolls-Royce Celebrates 100th Anniversary Of Spirit Of Ecstasy

You know that gorgeous winged woman pinned to the hood of every Rolls-Royce? She's turning 100 this year, and her company threw her a 100-car birthday bash in London this... read more February 7, 2011 by 

Porsche restoring 1973 911T Coupe for PCA giveaway

Porsche Restoring Classic 911T For Fan Giveaway

Porsche wants to "Revive the Passion" for its classic cars, and it's using its restoration and antique maintenance arm, Porsche Classic, to turn up the heat. The end result... read more January 24, 2011 by 

2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0

Stolen Mustang Has Been Recovered And Is Being Rebuilt

Right as Mike Gomez put the finishing touches on the 1969 Mustang he and his wife Sheri were restoring, a thief hopped in and attempted to steal it. Gomez tried to stop him... read more December 23, 2010 by 

1967 Plymouth Barracuda

Chrysler Registers Cuda Name, Dodge-Brand Car In The Works?

Since the rebirth of the Dodge Challenger, custom houses and rumor mongers have had a field day with reinterpretations of the Barracuda, or 'Cuda, name. Now Chrysler has put... read more December 21, 2010 by 

Martha Stewart

Fabolous, Martha Stewart, And Elvis: CelebsAndCars' Week In Review

You know what's great about celebrities? Apart from their bigger salaries, bigger houses, and bigger plastic surgery budgets, they're just like regular people who didn't... read more December 17, 2010 by 

Elvis Presley's 1970 Mercedes-Benz 600. Image via Bonhams.

Elvis Presley's 1970 Mercedes-Benz 600 Sells For $187,390

Bonhams auction house this weekend sold The King's 1970 Mercedes-Benz 600 at Mercedes-Benz World near Weybridge, Surrey, U.K. for a price of $187,390 including the buyer's... read more December 13, 2010 by 

Porsche Classic video shows off racing history

Video: How Porsche Classic Helps Keep Vintage Cars On The Road

Over 70 percent of all Porsches ever built are still on the road--or at least in running condition in a climate-controlled garage. Porsche Classic is the company's in-house... read more December 7, 2010 by 

Green Hornet's Black Beauty at Petersen Automotive Museum

Black Beauty Now On Display In Los Angeles (Bring Bionculars)

Looking for some nifty car art but can't make it to Miami this weekend? No problem -- well, not as long as you live in Los Angeles. The Petersen Automotive Museum has just... read more December 3, 2010 by 

Parade of iconic Lamborghini models

Video: Parade Of Lamborghinis Bid Farewell To The Murcielago

This surely was a sight to behold; a parade of iconic Lamborghini models driving through the automaker’s home town of Sant'Agata Bolognese in Italy. The occasion was in... read more November 29, 2010 by 

Neil Young's burned warehouse -- image via Mercury News/Anda Chu

Neil Young Loses $800,000 Car, Musical Collection In Fire

A fire in a San Carlos, California warehouse started at 2:55 a.m. local time this morning, and by the time the conflagration was under control at 3:45 a.m., Neil Young had... read more November 10, 2010 by 


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