Classic Cars

  • 'Framing John DeLorean'

    John DeLorean might be the man responsible for what's widely considered the first muscle car, the Pontiac GTO, but it's the DeLorean Motor Company that defined the engineer. A new dramatized documentary aims to tell the story of the success and troubles that plagued the man who tried to redefine the automobile industry. "Framing John DeLorean" will be released June 7 with Alec Baldwin starring as DeLorean. The film includes interviews from DeLorean's children, footage of DeLorean during his prime era, and the directed film itself with Baldwin portraying the engineer and businessman. DMC was...

  • 1971 Marcos GT at Jay Leno's Garage
    A rare 1971 Marcos GT visits Jay Leno's Garage

    Marcos is a small British sports car brand that was founded in 1959 and lasted until 1972 in its original form, when it hit its first of several financial roadblocks. The company's most recent run was between 2002 and 2007, when it managed to manufacture a range of high-performance, hand-built...

  • 1995 Bugatti EB110 SS
    Final Bugatti EB110 SS ever built surfaces for sale

    Another day, another classic supercar for sale. This time, it's slightly more special because this is supposedly the final Bugatti EB110 SS ever built. Thus, it was one of the final cars to leave Bugatti's Italian factory before the brand was taken over by Volkswagen Group and production moved to...

  • Golden Sahara II
    Glowing Goodyear tires unveiled beneath restored Golden Sahara II custom

    In the video clip above, you see James “Jim Streets” Skonzake use a remote control to drive the Golden Sahara II custom car onto the stage of the "I’ve Got a Secret" television show. Streets bought the car from George Barris and took it on a national tour that included an...

  • 1969 Porsche 917 (001)
    Porsche restores the first 917 to its original glory

    The Porsche 917 is one of the most insane automotive creations ever dreamt up by humanity, offering a performance level that remains as impressive today as it was during the 1970s, when it dominated events like the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Nürburgring 1000 km. Some iterations were tuned to...

  • Highest price sale of the Amelia Island auction action was the $2,205,000 spent for this 1965 Ferrar
    Amelia Island auctions reflect the new normal

    “It appears that the Amelia Island auctions are reaching an equilibrium for the current market,” the Hagerty Insider report said in summarizing the collector car auctions leading up to the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance at the northeastern Florida resort community. Total sales...

  • Amelia Island winners on parade

    It must thrill an automaker when one of its products grabs the top prize at a concours, especially when that show is the 2019 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance and the automaker is Mercedes-Benz, a title sponsor of this event for its entire 24-year history. A 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K Autobahn-Kurier owned by The Keller Collection of Petaluma, California, won Best in Show Concours d’Elegance honors Sunday at Amelia Island. The car, the only one known to survive, was created in-house at the Sindelfingen factory on the supercharged 540K chassis and was shown at the 1938 Paris Motor...

  • 1994 Toyota Supra Turbo at RM Sotheby's auction
    1994 Toyota Supra Turbo fetched an amazing $173,600 at Amelia auction

    It appears the introduction of the fifth-generation Toyota Supra has inflated values of classic examples. We say that because this 1994 Toyota Supra Turbo sold for an outrageous $173,600 at auction this past weekend. Let's break down that figure. A 1994 Toyota Supra Turbo with the targa top cost...

  • 1970 Speedkore Dodge Charger Evolution
    SpeedKore's Demon-powered 1970 Dodge Charger visits Jay Leno's Garage

    It made its debut at the 2018 SEMA show and now SpeedKore Performance Group's Demon-powered, carbon fiber-bodied 1970 Dodge Charger has paid a visit to Jay Leno's Garage. And there to explain it all was SpeedKore boss Dave Salvaggio. You may remember him from his meetup with Leno for the custom...

  • 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300SL unrestored
    Rare birds: Two Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwings on display at Amelia Island Concours

    The Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing of the 1950s and early 1960s remains an iconic sports car of the last century. This weekend two of them will flock to one place. The brand announced chassis number 43 and 44 will be on display at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance in Florida. Mercedes-Benz only...

  • 996-generation 911 RSR race car
    Volume up: These are the top 5 loudest Porsches

    Strap on some headphones and manage the volume because we're about to dive into the top five loudest Porsches ever. The latest video comes from Porsche's "Top 5" series as the brand combs through the Porsche Museum to find the models worthy of such a list. The first is the 1978 911 Safari, which...

  • 1984 Porsche 911 Carrera restored by Porsche Classic
    Feel the teal: Porsche Classic restores one-off 1984 911 Carerra 3.2

    Porsche Classic tackles many restorations, but recently, a special 911 arrived for an overhaul. The car is a 1984 911 Carerra 3.2 and it's truly a one-off sports car. It was originally built for Tilman Brodbeck, who was the executive assistant to Porsche CEO Peter W. Schutz. At the time, Brodbeck...

  • Jerry Seinfeld

    The saga of Jerry Seinfeld's allegedly fake Porsche continues. After the comedian and actor was sued earlier this month by the company that purchased the car from him, Seinfeld has sued the dealership that sold him the car in the first place. The Associated Press reported Monday that Seinfeld filed the lawsuit in a Manhattan federal court and it seeks unknown damages from the dealer, European Collectibles of Costa Mesa, California. The filing goes on to say Seinfeld relied on the certificate of authenticity that was presented with the car when he purchased it and claims he did not know the...

  • Ferrari 250 TR tribute car on Jay Leno's Garage
    Ferrari 250 TR tribute car nails the details on Jay Leno's Garage

    A lack of funds didn't stop this passionate Ferrari fan from owning the 250 Testa Rossa of his dreams. Since actual examples cost a minimum of $30 million, he simply went and built his own. The owner is Peter Giacobbi, and this is his labor of love on a new episode of Jay Leno's Garage: a 1959...

  • 1967 Ford Mustang Lego kit
    Brick by brick, build your own Lego 1967 Ford Mustang GT

    Occasionally, Lego creations don't quite mimic the real thing, but Lego and Ford have nailed it with this 1967 Mustang GT replica. Both companies announced the 1967 Ford Mustang GT as the latest in a series of car-related Lego projects on Friday and fans young and old should find a lot to...

  • Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic
    Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic celebrates its 80th birthday and it still looks stunning

    Eyes widen when cars fetch six-figure prices at auction. Mouths drop when the bid reaches seven figures. Eight figures? Remarkable, and the Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic is one of only a few cars that has achieved such value—$30-plus million to be exact. For the Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic's 80th...

  • 1988 Lamborghini LM002 for sale, via RM Sotheby's
    Buy yourself a Rambo Lambo: 1988 Lamborghini LM002 heading to auction

    The Lamborghini Urus isn't the first SUV from the Italian firm. That distinction goes to the Lamborghini LM002, a rough-and-tough SUV with Countach-like performance and a go-anywhere attitude. For anyone who needs such a vehicle in their life, one is heading to auction. RM Sotheby's consigned this...

  • Ferrari 308 GTS with V-12 swap and Testarossa heads
    Blood, sweat, and 11 years: Man fits custom V-12 into Ferrari 308

    What one Ferrari owner thought would be a simple swap turned out to be an 11-year project that continues today. Grassroots Motorsports forum user Mke detailed his lengthy battle to swap a V-12 engine into his Ferrari 308 GTS, which Road & Track reported this past January. It's not the first...

  • 'Disintegrating Miura' by Fabian Oefner

    Art comes in all shapes and forms, and today, many consider classic cars as their own kind of art. Yet, this actual piece of artwork depicts an exploding Lamborghini Miura, a stunning design in its own right, and it's mesmerizing. Lamborghini published a video describing how the artwork came to life on Wednesday. It's the work of artist Fabian Oefner who decided to begin documenting scale models of the Miura to create the piece of art. The photo depicts nearly every part and component that makes up the classic supercar, right down to the nuts and bolts. Oefner has done many pieces of art he...

  • In the early 1990s, Danish engineer Eric Koux re-created an Atlantic-style vehicle around the chassi
    Artcurial hits $47.8 million at Retromobile auction

    Artcurial Motorcars completed its three-day Retromobile auction in Paris on Sunday, reporting total sales of $47,804,169, a 31 percent boost compared with the 2018 sale. The Paris-based auction company noted that 10 vehicles sold for record prices. he overall sell-through rate was 76 percent, and...

  • 1992 Dodge Viper with 34 miles for sale
    1992 Dodge Viper in time-capsule condition for sale

    The Dodge Viper left this world in 2017 and we have a feeling that fact has done good things for the cars' values. Case in point, this 1992 Dodge Viper for sale on eBay. However, what's really bound to drive up the price of this car is the fact it was purchased new and has since sat stored in a...

  • 1951 Studebaker Champion Regal Starlight coupe
    ’51 Studebaker offered with matching pedal car

    Not only does the Pick of the Day, a 1951 Studebaker Champion Regal Starlight coupe, come with what the seller terms “great history,” it comes with a matching 1951 Giordani Studebaker child’s pedal car. According to the selling dealer, located in Seekonk, Massachusetts, the car is...

  • 2016 Porsche 911 R, via Gooding & Company
    WhatsApp founder offloading minty-fresh collection of Porsches

    Porsche-philes, prepare your bank accounts. Gooding & Company will oversee an auction of 10 incredible Porsches from WhatsApp founder Jan Koum's collection. Koum says he's out of space and time to take care of these 10 Porsches, and we wonder what kind of cars took precedence over these. The...

  • 1965 Fiat 500 at New York Museum of Modern Art
    Vintage Fiat 500 inducted into Museum of Modern Art in New York

    The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York has a new exhibition piece: a 1965 Fiat 500. Fiat highlighted the car's induction in a Monday announcement, and the mini car is on display as part of a new exhibit called "The Value of Good Design." The chosen pieces aim to tell the story of industrial...

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