Classic Cars

 
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 classic than at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, so I packed up my 1956 Lotus Eleven sports racer and headed to... read more

September 8, 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


 
1987 Porsche 959

Pristine Porsche 959 headed to auction in Monterey

If you're of a certain generation, the Porsche 959 was probably featured prominently in your bedroom. Yes, you can admit it: You had a poster, a couple of model cars, and... read more August 13, 2016 by


 
Project Underdog 1972 Ford Maverick

Ford Maverick serves as Fast and Furious star Sung Kang’s latest project car

After wowing crowds with his custom 240Z at SEMA in 2015, Fast and the Furious star Sung Kang has a new project car in the works for this year’s show, and this time... read more August 11, 2016 by


 
1939 Porsche Volkswagen Type 82/3 Dummy Tank for sale

Here's a chance to buy that Porsche tank you always wanted

The idea of owning a tank is both endlessly appealing and incredibly daunting. You have images of a massive beast rolling on tracks; a vehicle that requires all hands on deck... read more August 10, 2016 by


 
1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E Evo II heads to auction

Ultra low-mileage Mercedes 190E Evo II heads to auction

Group A officially ran from 1982 up through 1994, with respect to touring cars. It was a glorious form of motorsport filled with modified production cars. These were machines... read more August 10, 2016 by


 
1985 Ferrari 288 GTO - Image via Mecum Auctions

Ferrari 288 GTO headed to Monterey auction

Ferrari’s [NYSE:F] 288 GTO was born back when those three famous letters still had some motorsport cred at the automaker. The “O” stands for Omologato, the... read more August 10, 2016 by


 
1989 Peugeot 205 GTI

1989 Peugeot 205 GTI achieves record price at classic car auction

Peugeot’s 205 GTI is a 1980s-era hero. Regarded as one of the best hot hatches ever built, the cars dominated not only on the road but also in rally competition... read more August 10, 2016 by


 
 

 
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