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Porsche 908 Short Tail heads to Monterey Car Week auction

The vintage Porsche market is hot right now. From 964's reimagined by Singer to even older 911s, people are prepared to pour primo cash for an old Porsche. While those old road cars are cool, do you want to see how to kick things up a notch? Of course you do, and we're here to help. Say hello to this Porsche 908 K. It's a sultry race track stunner and a...

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Porsche 908 Short Tail heads to Monterey Car Week auction

The vintage Porsche market is hot right now. From 964's reimagined by Singer to even older 911s, people are prepared to pour primo cash for an old Porsche. While those old road cars are cool, do you want to see how to kick things up a notch? Of course you do, and we're here to help. Say hello to this Porsche 908 K. It's a sultry race track stunner and a...

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Dodge Charger roars to America’s most-searched classic car

The Dodge Charger was the classic car Americans searched for the most between June 2017 and June 2018, signifying a big year-over-year shift in the market, data from ClassicCars.com showed. The Charger has been a hit since it made its debut for mass purchase in 1966. It has made multiple appearances in Hollywood, with classic Chargers starring in both...

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German banks now suggest classic cars as investments

These days, collector cars and classic vehicles are often viewed as assets similar to wine or fine jewelry. German banks have reinforced the narrative and have now begun suggesting clients actually invest in classic cars. The investment advice comes from booming gains on vintage cars, especially those of German origin, in the country. Bloomberg reported on...

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Jay Leno drives the Superformance Corvette Grand Sport

Superformance is the go-to team creating new versions of some of the greatest cars ever built. If you want a Shelby Cobra, Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe, Ford GT40, or even a Caterham, then you need to talk to Superformance. One of its more recent creations is also arguably its greatest, and that is the recreated 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport. It's a...

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Singer and Williams go into detail on their lightweight 911

Californian Porsche restorer Singer Vehicle Design last year teamed up with Williams Advanced Engineering, the technology offshoot of the Williams Formula 1 team, to use the latest engineering knowledge, including some F1 techniques, to transform an original air-cooled Porsche 911 into the ultimate driver's car. The result was the Type 964 Porsche 911 you...

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The road to the muscle car was paved after World War II

Although the term “muscle car” wouldn't become a widely used nickname until a decade or more later, Detroit automakers got into the act shortly after World War II, producing some very muscular machines. Midway through the 1949 model year, Oldsmobile unveiled its new 88 series, a car that was lighter than the 98 but was powered by the same...

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Self-driving Ford Mustang will tackle Goodwood hill climb

Not only will Roborace bring its self-driving race car to the Goodwood Festival of Speed to take on the hill climb event, but another self-driving car will also be present. And it's not a futuristic piece of machinery, either. The car is none other than a 1965 Ford Mustang, but a heavily outfitted version of the classic pony car. The Mustang is a result of...

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Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster with 850 miles sells for $3.7M

Pre-auction estimates pegged the value of this unrestored 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster at somewhere between $1.8 million and $2.4 million. Well, the car just crossed the auction block at Artcurial's Le Mans Classic sale where it fetched nearly $3.7 million. That's quite a bit more than expected, and it's also the most anyone has ever paid for a 300SL...

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