Tag: Classics

50 Years Ago The NHTSA Tried To Make America’s Cars Ugly, But Cars Fought Back

Governments and their agencies love making life hard for automakers in the name of supposedly making life better for the rest of us. There are rules about sound and exhaust emissions, and, of course, laws about safety. And to keep engineers on their toes, those regulations are constantly changing. From this year any new car […]

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Place Your BaTs: How High Will This 7.5k Mile 1979 Porsche 930 Turbo Go?

Few Porsche models are more iconic than a 1979 930 Turbo and one particularly clean, low-mileage example is currently up for grabs. This particular 930 Turbo was purchased new by the current owner from Steve Taub Porsche Audi in California and is offered on dealer consignment with partial service records, owner’s manuals, a tool kit, […]

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Citroen Partners With Caselani To Turn Berlingo Into A Modern 2CV Van

Citroën announced today that it has partnered with Italian coachbuilder Caselani to turn the Berlingo into an homage to the 2CV Fourgonette. The result is a retro-bodied work truck, with production to kick off on October 1. “We are extremely proud that our best-selling Berlingo has been revisited by Caselani, drawing inspiration from the iconic […]

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The RENNTech S76R Is A Reimagined 1992 Mercedes 600 SEL With A Massive 7.6-Liter V12

Renntech has built a special one-of-one W140-chassis Mercedes-Benz S-Class to show the world what it’s capable of. Under the hood of this already classic 1992 Mercedes 600 SEL is the largest displacement M120 V12 ever built at 7.6-liters pumping out 615 hp (458 kW) to the rear wheels only. Here’s a detailed look at one […]

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This AMG-Tuned 1991 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Is The Granddaddy Of The Modern S63

Mercedes-AMG might be a popular sub-brand offering performance-focused variants of nearly the entire Mercedes range, but let’s not forget it was once an independent tuner before the merger in the late ’90s. Still, AMG-tuned models were always quite desirable, like the pictured 1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 6.0 AMG being auctioned by The MB Market, featuring an […]

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Someone Held On To A Brand New 1974 Bricklin SV-1 For Nearly Half A Century

If you were asked to think of a quirky two-seater with striking looks, gullwing doors, and lots of production issues that caused it to fail in the marketplace, your first thought would be the Delorean DMC-12 from the 80s, right? Well, did you know that a decade before the Delorean, there was another gull-winged two-seater […]

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39th Annual Bugatti Festival Pays Tribute To Ettore With Cars Old And New

Bugatti owners and enthusiasts gathered together on September 15 to celebrate the birthday of Ettore Bugatti and participate in the annual Bugatti Festival. The yearly event organized by the Enthousiastes Bugatti Alsace (EBA) group attracted no less than 56 vintage Bugatti models as well as two Bugatti Veyrons, a Veyron Grand Sport, a Chiron Sport, […]

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Richard Hammond Buys Back The Car He Regretted Selling

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Someone Is Selling A Completely Unique 1979 Datsun 280ZX 2+2 GL Factory Prototype

Although 2+2 coupes sometimes look more awkward than their two-seater counterparts, some, like this 1979 Datsun 280ZX 2+2 GL, can still hold an undeniable charm. And this one is all the more charming because it’s totally unique. Originally built as a “Factory Sales Prototype,” according to the person now selling it, it was given to […]

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Hemi-Swapped 1971 Challenger Has The Looks, But 2022 Hellcat Has It By The Balls

The 2022 Dodge Challenger is one of the hottest performance cars on the planet, as evidenced by thieves’ obsession with trying to steal them. But the third-generation pony car owes much of its style and muscle car character to the original Dodge Challenger built between 1970 and 1974. Obviously the fastest factory version of the […]

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Porsche 930 Turbo Is This Year’s Winner Of Porsche Classic U.S. Restoration Challenge

Florida’s Champion Porsche and its K5 Dark Blue 1989 911 Turbo have been selected as the winners of the 2022 Porsche Classic Restoration Challenge. Brought back to its original spec, this was the dealership’s first time ever entering the competition. “We saw some of the restorations from the previous year and knew that we had […]

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Lancia Stratos May Sell For Over $700,000 Despite A Major Crash In The Past

The Lancia Stratos HF Stradale is a true automotive icon and in just a few days, a particularly gorgeous example will be auctioned off by RM Sotheby’s at its sales event in St. Moritz, Switzerland. The Stratos first established itself as a force to be reckoned with in the World Rally Championship, ultimately claiming manufacturers’ […]

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Need For Speed: Tom Cruise Used To Race This 1984 Nissan 300ZX

If you still have Top Gun: Maverick fever running through your veins, then this 1984 Nissan 300ZX race car formerly driven by Tom Cruise himself could be the perfect car. The eye-catching 300ZX was built for SSA Class events by Newman/Sharp Racing and driven by Cruise. The team run by Paul Newman and Bob Sharp […]

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Here’s How Chrysler’s Axed 1971 Daytona And Superbird NASCAR Twins Would Have Looked

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Galpin Porsche 911 Carrera Targa Safari Is A ’70s Classic With A Rally Twist

Restomodding, tuning, and traditional restoration projects based on classic Porsche models are a growing trend in the automotive world. The latest example is a heavily modified 1974 Porsche Carrera Targa “Safari” from Galpin, unveiled at the Werks Reunion in Monterey. The model is based on a 1974 Porsche Carrera Targa, and more specifically the chassis […]

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