Classic Cars

  • Nissan R34 Skyline GT-R

    Nissan's Nismo division recognized a desire for factory replacement parts and last year began to offer Nismo Heritage Parts for the R32 Skyline GT-R. On Thursday, the division expanded to include the R33 and R34 Skyline GT-R models. The parts are a collaborative effort between Nissan, Nissan Motorsports and Autech. The companies have spent years studying the resupply and remanufacturing efforts needed to provide not only major components for the Skyline GT-R, but more obscure components, too. We're talking about power window switches, bumper reinforcements, and a door window regulator...

  • 1976 Porsche 935 by Kremer
    Porsche 935 by Kremer heads to auction

    A unique Porsche 911 Turbo will cross the auction block via RM Sotheby's at its Petersen Automotive Museum auction. This 1976 911 has been fitted with a 935 Group 5 racing package and remains in stellar condition. According to the consignment information, the 1976 911 was ordered by a well-known...

  • 1993 Jaguar XJ220C
    Gorgeous Jaguar XJ220C race car heads to auction

    Jaguar only made 275 examples of the XJ220 supercar back in the early '90s, but a true XJ220C is literally one-of-a-kind. Thankfully, for someone with a healthy bank account, there's one headed to auction. Auction house Bonhams will see off this 1993 Jaguar XJ220C at its Bond Street Sale on next...

  • 1970 Lamborghini Espada hot rod by Danton Arts Kustoms
    French custom shop built a sinister Lamborghini Espada hot-rod

    Hot rod culture is typically an American phenomenon. But the French have tried their hand at it with occasional positive results. France-based shops Danton Arts Kustoms and Carrosserie Hervé created this Lamborghini Espada hot rod, and it has all the elements of hot rod style though in a...

  • 1965 Ford Mustang bearing VIN 5F07U100002
    The first Mustang coupe Ford built heads to auction

    An original Ford Mustang billed as the first hard-top example is coming up for auction. It will go under the hammer at Barrett-Jackson's annual sale in Scottsdale, Arizona running January 12-20, 2019. This is a 1965 Mustang coupe bearing a VIN ending in 00002, meaning it comes after the 1965...

  • Brand new 2005 Ford GT for sale
    This 2005 Ford GT was never titled, and it's now for sale

    Ford's (in)famous vetting process for its modern GT supercar is fairly intense, but there's perhaps something even better for sale currently. This 2005 Ford GT is brand new, never titled, and only shows 6 miles on the odometer. Hawk Ford in Niles, Illinois, has placed the car for sale, which...

  • Charge Ford Mustang with electric powertrain conversion

    Is the future of classic cars one where electric powertrains triumph? A British firm by the name of Charge thinks so, and it's revealed a classic Ford Mustang with an electric powertrain swap. The company revealed the car in October, but it's more than just a quick internal-combustion engine to battery pack redo. The Mustang, based on a 1960s body shell reproduction, is fitted with an adaptable all-wheel-drive system that can also send power exclusively to the rear wheels. The powertrain comes from Arrival, which devised a setup to produce 402 horsepower and a whopping 885 pound-feet of...

  • Ferrari F40 Tribute by Samir Sadikhov
    Designer Samir Sadikhov envisions a modern Ferrari F40

    Ferrari's F40 is without doubt an icon. Its wedge shape and pop-up lights perfectly encapsulate automotive design of the 1980s, when it was launched, and unlike many cars of the era, there's performance on hand to back up the looks. The F40 was also the last vehicle to earn the personal stamp of...

  • Porsche 935 customer race car, 2018 Rennsport Reunion
    How Porsche created the new 935

    Porsche has unveiled numerous special cars and projects to mark its 70th anniversary. But the new 935 track car just might be the best of them all. In a new video, Porsche discusses how it developed the new 935 racer, and it obviously began with inspiration from the original car. Grant Larson...

  • BMW legends collection up for sale
    Collection of BMW Legends for sale for $2.3M

    BMW enthusiasts, scrape your change together and think about a double mortgage. Enthusiast Auto Group announced on Wednesday it is selling a collection of BMW legends. The collection brings together 13 rare BMW models in one place, and they're being offered at one fixed price of $2.3 million. The...

  • 2016 McLaren 675 LT, Jay Kay collection
    From Bullitt to McLaren: Jamiroquai singer Jay Kay cars head to auction

    Jay Kay, frontman of the British jazz-funk band Jamiroquai, will part ways with a group of cars from his private collection at the NEC Classic Motor Show this Saturday. The cars are being offered through Silverstone Auctions, and there's something for every budget and taste. The collection's...

  • Icon 1966 Fiat 500 Giardiniera electric powertrain swap
    Icon adds electric powertrain to 1966 Fiat 500 Giardiniera Derelict

    Icon is fresh off of the reveal of its Tesla-powered 1949 Mercury coupe at the 2018 SEMA show, but it has another electric powertrain swap to show off. The company has installed an electric powertrain in this 1966 Derelict Fiat 500 Giardiniera. Icon founder Jonathan Ward published a YouTube video...

  • ECD Land Rover Range Rover Classic

    Florida's ECD has made a name for itself in recent years with its range of restored and restomodded Land Rover Defenders. In fact, the company's name is an acronym for “East Coast Defender.” However, ECD isn't opposed to working on other Land Rover products and has recently turned its attention to the original Range Rover. The company this week unveiled its second custom Range Rover Classic, dubbed the Project Red Rover. The build process starts with determining the customer's vision. It's then a matter of choosing the body style, drivetrain, wheels, tires, accessories, and...

  • Jay Leno's 1954 Jaguar XK120
    Jay Leno shows off his first collector car, a 1954 Jaguar XK120

    Jay Leno owns more cars than we could ever collectively hope to buy in our lifetimes, but there's one car that started his hobby. That is the Jaguar XK120. Leno recalled the story that surrounds his love affair with the XK120 on a new episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." According to the comedian and...

  • Porsche 70th anniversary restoration models for NEC Motor Show
    Porsche restores 10 986 Boxsters as part of 70th anniversary celebration

    Porsche is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, and creating or restoring several cars along the way. After building a replica of its very first sports car and creating a 993-generation 911 Turbo restomod, Porsche has restored 10 986-generation Boxsters. The brand announced in late October...

  • Original 1968 Ford Mustang Bullitt
    What’s next for the original ‘Bullitt’ Mustang?

    Amid all the glitz and glam at the annual SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center sat the original Ford Mustang used in the Bullitt film. The appearance, along with that of owner Sean Kiernan, was part of an international tour that won’t be coming to an end anytime soon...

  • 1980 Chevrolet Corvette four-door
    Heretical four-door 1980 Chevrolet Corvette for sale for $217,203

    Chevrolet Corvette buyers aren't a group looking for vast amounts of cargo room or passenger space. However, those who would really like to fit more than one passenger should take a gander at this, um, oddball. It's a 1980 Chevrolet Corvette with four doors and room for a driver plus three...

  • Steve McQueen's 1945 Willys Jeep MB
    Willys Jeep MB owned by Steve McQueen going to auction

    A 1945 Willys Jeep MB once owned by the King of Cool himself, Steve McQueen, will soon be up for sale at an auction in England. “This car is a truly unrepeatable and unmissable opportunity for both car enthusiasts and movie fans alike and undoubtedly the star of the auction,” Adam...

  • 1969 Classic Recreations Ford Mustang Boss 429

    Classic Recreations recently secured a license from Ford to bring back some of the automaker's most cherished Mustangs. We're talking the 1960s-era Boss 302 and 429, as well as the Mach 1. The Yukon, Oklahoma-based company has since unveiled the first of the modern recreations, stunning audiences at last week's 2018 SEMA show in Las Vegas where the car debuted. The presented car was a turnkey 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429, a model CR says it has exclusive rights to build. For the debut, CR went with a beastly black design complemented with a modern wheel pattern and even LED accent lighting. CR...

  • Icon's 1949 Mercury Derelict EV coupe
    The sleeper of sleepers: Icon builds 1949 Mercury Coupe powered by Tesla tech

    Everyone loves a sleeper—something that looks rather mundane, but ends up ripping the doors off of anything in its way. This 1949 Mercury Coupe was never a full-blown hot rod, but it's now one of the coolest electric cars we've seen. Icon undertook the build as a way to push the boundaries of...

  • Superformance Future GT Forty GT40
    Superformance embraces the EcoBoost with Future Forty GT40

    The folks at Superformance have paired history with modern high performance. Usually, when you see a Superformance GT40 replicas, it roars with old-school V-8 fury. This one here however, dubbed the Future Forty and unveiled Tuesday at the 2018 SEMA show, is powered by a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged...

  • 1985 Porsche 959 Paris-Dakar during RM Sotheby's auction - Image via Darin Schnabel
    Paris-Dakar Porsche 959 fetches almost $6M at auction

    For those in their 30s and 40s, the Porsche 959 is likely a hero car from their childhoods. Built from 1984 to 1986 for Group B rally racing and homologated as a road car that was built from 1986 to '93, the 959 could approach 200 mph on the street and reach 130 mph off road. The 959 was a truly...

  • 1971 Ringbrothers Chevrolet K5 Blazer
    Ringbrothers reveals custom Chevy K5 Blazer at 2018 SEMA show

    Ringbrothers has a penchant for building memorable vehicles. The company's 1972 AMC Javelin AMX unveiled last year still gets the heart buzzing, and so does a handful of other creations born out of its Spring Green, Wisconsin shop. With this backdrop, we're excited to bring you the first look at a...

  • Selfridges Edition Land Rover Defender Works
    Special Land Rover Defender completed inside London store

    Land Rover has built a special Defender for famed London department store Selfridges, located on Oxford Street. The iconic vehicle serves as the centerpiece of the new men's wear department, which was opened on Monday. To get the Defender into the store, the off-roader was stripped down to its...

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