Tag Archives: Classic Cars

DP Motorsport ready to build the Porsche 935 track toy of your dreams

Porsche has a long list of amazing race cars its produced over the years. One of the greatest is the Porsche 935, a turbocharged fire breather built to battle it out for Group 5 supremacy. Now there's a German Porsche tuner building an updated homage; the Porsche 935 DPIII from DP Motorsport. It's actually less an homage and more a continuation of work done...

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British firm to build electric MG Roadsters

Converting internal combustion-powered cars to electric powertrains is all the rage these days. A British firm by the name of RBW is the latest to jump on the electrification bandwagon with its electric MG Roadster offering. However, these aren't old MGs turned into electric cars—these are brand new cars. RBW has partnered with the British Motor...

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Relive your childhood by celebrating 50th anniversary of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"

In 1968, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang premiered to the world. Roald Dahl's film adaption of Ian Fleming's classic book took the world by storm. To celebrate the golden anniversary of this iconic film, the National Motor Mseum in Beaulieu, England is rolling out a massive celebration of the film and the history surrounding it. Fleming wrote the book for his son...

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Classic car restorer and dealer JD Classics sold to new owner

JD Classics can breathe a sigh of relief as it's been sold to a new owner. AM Online reported Tuesday that the major classic car restorer and dealer found a buyer in Woodham Mortimer, a company controlled by HPS Investment Partners LLC. Woodham Mortimer's purchase of JD Classics secured 60 jobs at the company's headquarters in Maldon, England, and the sale...

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Aston Martin teases DBS GT Zagato, will sell it with DB4 GT Zagato continuation car

Italian design house and coachbuilder Zagato turns 100 next year and will celebrate by working with one of its closest partners throughout the years: Aston Martin. The two will collaborate on a new DBS GT Zagato based on the DBS Superleggera, a teaser for which was released Wednesday. The teaser hints at a car that is thoroughly modern and barely resembling...

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Icon revives its Baja Edition for a special FJ40

Back in 2007, SCORE turned to Icon and Jonathan Ward for a run of special Baja Edition FJ40 Land Cruisers. Those trucks were priced at $145,000 and boasted far more aggressive off-road chops then the average Icon build. Fast forward to today, and Icon has been tasked with revisiting the style and capability of those old rigs but for a one-off FJ40 built for...

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Porsche outlines plans for 2018 Rennsport Reunion

The sixth iteration of Porsche's Rennsport Reunion is coming. Fans and enthusiasts will be treated to a lineup of championship-winning racing drivers, cars, and the people behind their victories. Porsche said that Rennsport Reunion VI will salute a "Marque of Champions." Naturally, some of the biggest names from Porsche's motorsport history will be in...

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1983 Porsche 956 Group C race car can be yours

The Group C era was an amazing time in motorsport history. Amazing race cars built by a number of automakers were whipping over top racetracks at speeds in excess of 250 mph. One of the most legendary of all the Group C machines is the Porsche 956. With the right amount of scratch, it's now possible to put one of these wild machines in your garage. This is...

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2018 Goodwood Revival: Polishing the past, preparing for the future

Color slowly fades from sunset at the Goodwood Motor Circuit like an aging photograph. The sun sets low on the southern England horizon like the high desert. Bright yellows edge toward a brassy orange, tip toward a sultry red, and effortlessly disappear from the day. The pits and paddock drip with spotless Ferraris dressed in red, curvy McLarens in midnight...

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Here’s a 1973 Ford Bronco after a 1,500-hour restoration

With Ford working on a new generation of the Bronco for 2020, interest in the nameplate has seen a major resurgence in recent years. That's seen the price of classic Broncos shoot up along with demand for restoration services. One of the best in the business is Velocity Restorations of Pensacola, Florida, and it's just completed a 1,500-hour restoration of...

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