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BMW Group Classic buys up old BMW aero engine facility

BMW Group Classic Buys Original Munich Plant

BMW is returning to its roots with the purchase of a new facility for its fleet of historic vehicles--returning to a building once used to build airplane engines in the early decades of last century. ALSO SEE: The Story Behind The World's Fastest Nissan GT-R: Video The German automaker has acquired... read more

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Steve McQueen's 1939 Harley-Davidson WLD Solo Sport - image: Mecum Auctions

Steve McQueen's 1938 Harley-Davidson Heads To The Auction Block

No one will ever be as cool as Steve McQueen, but owning his Harley-Davidson might be the next best thing. McQueen's 1938 Harley WLD Solo Sport will be sold at a Mecum... read more November 11, 2013 by 


 
Dynacorn's reproduction Ford Bronco body - image: Marc Langsam/Dynacorn

Dynacorn To Produce Vintage Ford Bronco Bodies

If you don’t like the style of cars on the market today, there are plenty of reproduction steel bodies on the market that will allow you to build your own vintage car... read more November 8, 2012 by 


 
1903 Ford Model A Rear Entry Tonneau - Image: RM Auctions

Ford's Oldest Known Survivor Sells For $264k

Last month, we told you that a rare 1903 Ford Model A Rear Entry Tonneau would be crossing the block in mid-October, at the RM Auctions sale in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Built... read more October 16, 2012 by 


 
Le Mans-winning Aston Martin DBR1/2. Photo via Talacrest.

Le Mans-Winning Aston Martin DBR1/2 For Sale

Talacrest is a name best known in the classic Ferrari world, but this time around, it's peddling the 1959 Le Mans-winning Aston Martin DBR1/2 driven by Roy Salvadori and... read more September 13, 2012 by 


 
Jaguar C-Type runs at the Oldtimer Grand Prix - image: Jaguar

Jaguar Celebrates Its Heritage At The 2012 Goodwood Revival: Video

The Goodwood Revival is all about preserving history, and Jaguar’s heritage is rich with racing success. In 2012, Jaguar Heritage Racing was formed to supplement the... read more September 12, 2012 by 


 
1903 Ford Model A Rear Entry Tonneau - Image: RM Auctions

Oldest Ford Motor Company Car To Cross The Block (Again)

The oldest known surviving product of Ford Motor Company, a 1903 Model A Rear Entry Tonneau, has had only five owners since it left the factory over a century ago. On October... read more September 10, 2012 by 


 
Briggs Cunningham Racing Corvette #1 at Corvettes At Carlisle

Lost Briggs Cunningham Corvette Now Subject Of Ownership Dispute

Last week we brought you the incredible story of a historically significant racing Corvette, believed lost to history but then found in storage in St. Petersburg, Florida. As... read more August 28, 2012 by 


 
Briggs Cunningham Racing Corvette #1 at Corvettes At Carlisle

Briggs Cunningham Corvette Withdraws From Corvettes At Carlisle: Report

Widely hailed around the Internet as a historic event, this afternoon's planned showing of the Briggs Cunningham No. 1 Chevrolet Corvette has been canceled just a half hour... read more August 24, 2012 by 


 
Jari-Matti Latvala, getting by with just three gears

Rallying Is Harder With Only Three Gears: Video

Under the best of circumstances, rallying is among the most extreme forms of motorsport on the planet. Drivers spend an entire stage running on the very edge of control... read more August 14, 2012 by 


 
1963 split-window Corvette barn find. Image via Corvette Forum user Bruce at Billet.

1963 Split-Window Corvette Barn Find: 33 Years In Storage

When a California man passed away recently, he left behind a barn full of stuff. Amongst the stuff was a 1963 split-window Corvette (pictured below) in what appears to be... read more August 6, 2012 by 


 
Ferrari 512 BB LM in-car at 2012 Le Mans Classic

Ferrari 512 BB LM, 365 GTB4 Sound Fantastic At Le Mans Classic: Video

We can vouch, first hand, just how incredible an aural experience Le Mans Classic is. It's also a visual experience to rival anything set in the modern era. In these videos... read more July 25, 2012 by 


 
2012 Le Mans Classic

2012 Le Mans Classic Mega-Gallery

Walking around the paddock areas at Le Mans Classic hurts. Your neck is sore from constantly swiveling back and forth, your feet are sore from walking over the same several... read more July 11, 2012 by 


 
Sir Henry 'Tim' Birkin's Blower Bentley 4 1/2 Liter sells for record price at Goodwood

Birkin Blower Bentley Sets Record Auction Price At Bonhams Goodwood

The Bentley four-and-a-half liter is a racing legend. Known as the "Blower" Bentley, the big-engined, supercharged hot rod was, at the time, an incredibly powerful beast at... read more June 29, 2012 by 


 
1967 Ford GT40 Mk1. Photo courtesy of RM Auctions.

Steve McQueen 'Le Mans' Film Car 1968 Ford GT40 Heads To Auction At RM Monterey

It's hard to believe, but Pebble Beach and its assorted festivities are just around the corner again. On August 17-18, two fantastic examples of the Ford GT40 will cross the... read more June 14, 2012 by 


 
1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sells for record $35 million. Image via Talacrest Limited.

Yet Another Ferrari Sets Record Price: This Time, A $35 Million Pastel-Green GTO

You could be forgiven if you've lost track of the train of Ferraris that have claimed the title of "world's most expensive car" over the past few years. It's a surprisingly... read more June 1, 2012 by 


 
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