Classic Cars

 
Volkswagen looks back on 50 years of Baja racing

VW celebrates 50 years of Baja desert racing

A Volkswagen Beetle was made to get down and dirty. Why else would the lovable little craft be used continuously for the last 50 years to blast across the Mexican desert. Well, blast might be a strong word but these tough machines have been competing in the Baja 1000 for decades, and there's no... read more

October 4, 2017 by
 
Stärke's reborn Porsche Speedster

Porsche Speedster is reborn thanks to Stärke

An original Porsche Speedster isn't an easy purchase. Built from 1954 to 1958, these minimalist roadster versions of the 356 featured low, raked windshields that could be... read more October 2, 2017 by


 
The first Pierce-Arrow Silver Arrow will be auctioned at Hershey | RM Sotheby's photos

Rare American classics to be auctioned at RM Sotheby’s Hershey sale

RM Sotheby's readies its 11th annual collector car auction during AACA fall gathering in Hershey, Pennsylvania, featuring American pres-war classics and early brass-era cars... read more September 29, 2017 by


 
First left-hand drive 1971 Jaguar E-type 2+2

‘Ghost’ E-type reappears and heads to auction

Thought to have disappeared more than 30 years ago, the first left-hand drive 1971 Jaguar E-type 2+2 is on the docket for H&H Classics auction Not only has H&H... read more September 29, 2017 by


 
Coutts Passion index

Classic cars rated top ‘passion’ investment over the long run

Rare musical instruments are accelerating quickly, but since 2005, collector cars have best met the need for enjoyable investments From major newspapers and the International... read more September 26, 2017 by


 
Cooper MacNeil drives his dream 1991 Ferrari F40

The Ferrari F40 is the exactly the dream car you think it is

For many folks who have a passion for all things automotive, the Ferrari F40 represents a pinnacle vehicle in the pantheon of all-time great machines. It's the last vehicle... read more September 25, 2017 by


 
Jaguar D-Type XKD 510 - Mossgreen auction photos

Australian auction lands a D-Type with gripping history

Jaguar D-Type racer XKD 510 has been owned by a Le Mans winner, suffered a crash in which it claimed two drivers' lives, been rebodied and rebuilt, displayed in a museum, and... read more September 23, 2017 by


 
1932 Ford “Pete Henderson” Roadster

Hot rod that beat the horse in a race headed to auction

In 1944, a California teenager’s hopped-up Ford won a race against a horse and gained fame. Now that car is being offered at RM Sotheby’s Hershey sale. It’s... read more September 22, 2017 by


 
Pirelli Collezione tires for vintage European sports cars

Pirelli releases reborn and modernized tires for 1950s to 1970s European sports cars

Tires, though often overlooked, can make or break a car. Much of a car's character can be found in the patches of rubber that we sometimes take for granted. It's why... read more September 22, 2017 by


 
1962 Ferrari 250 GTO bearing chassis number 3387 - Image via Talacrest

What goes up must come down: classic car values dip in 2016

For the past few years, some of the most solid investments a person could make were in classic cars. From 2012 onward, the value of vintage models has skyrocketed to heights... read more September 22, 2017 by


 
This is the AMG Hammer wagon

There's an AMG Hammer wagon, and it's as awesome as you think

Back in the day, if you were a wealthy enough individual with a penchant for cushy Autobahn crushers, you'd give the folks at AMG a ring on the phone. They started life as a... read more September 21, 2017 by


 
Land Rover Experience "Defender Driving Experience" with vintage Defender

You can now drive a vintage Defender at the Land Rover Experience

Early last year, its maker laid the Land Rover Defender to rest, but it certainly hasn't forgotten about the SUV. In fact, it still lets enthusiasts have a go behind the... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
McLaren F1 after 25 years

The McLaren F1 was almost all Formula 1 technology

It's hard to believe it's been a quarter of a century since the McLaren F1 took the world by storm. The now-legendary F1 has been heralded by car enthusiasts of multiple... read more September 11, 2017 by


 
2017 Goodwood Revival Day 2

2017 Goodwood Revival final day in photos; seeing is believing

The 2017 Goodwood Revival Meeting ended Sunday largely as it started: damp and dramatic. The weather may not have participated for the whole day, but the period racers from... read more September 11, 2017 by


 
2017 Goodwood Revival Day 1

Heaven is old cars, ice cream in south England; 2017 Goodwood Revival is here

If, when you die, Saint Peter rolls up in a 1963 Ferrari 330 GTO and offers you a look around, you've done something right. The 2017 Goodwood Revival Meeting kicked off this... read more September 9, 2017 by


 
A Ferrari F40 LM takes to the Goodwood hill climb at the Festival of Speed

Watch a Ferrari F40 LM make noise at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Just 1,311 Ferrari F40 examples were built between the years 1987 and 1992. Ferrari needed a successor to its monstrous 288 GTO, and this was that car. It turned out to be... read more September 8, 2017 by


 
 

 
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