Tag Archives: Classic Cars

James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 heading to Goodwood auction

James Bond has driven plenty of vehicles over the course of his many on-screen exploits. The one that is most quintessentially Bond, however, is the silver Aston Martin DB5. This is the car that even non-car lovers will recognize as 007's preferred ride. If you are a fan of all things Bond, now's your chance to own a piece of his history. This particular...

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1966 Ford GT40 that placed 3rd at Le Mans heads to auction

The story of Ford versus Ferrari is one that resonates with anyone interested in racing. Ferrari was the big bad bully on the block while Ford looked to make a splash on the global racing scene. To do so, the Blue Oval brand needed a win at the highest level. In 1966, Ford got that win with a 1-2-3 finish at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The cars driven to this...

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Treasure trove of parts for many rare classic cars found, going to auction

Owning a classic car is never an easy go. When a wheel bends, a trim piece comes loose, or a mechanical part fails, it can be difficult to find a replacement. For owners of vintage Italian cars, Coys auction house has discovered a treasure trove of parts for some of the rarest classic cars—and they're heading to auction. According to an Auto Classics...

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Porsche creates replica of the first 356 to mark 70th anniversary

Porsche has had a long and complicated history, and the first true Porsche is quite a hard thing to pin down—for some, it's the earliest cars designed by Ferdinand Porsche in the early 20th century. For others, it might be the striking pre-war Type 64 race car, and for others still—including Porsche itself—it was the 356. There's one...

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Unrestored Mercedes-Benz 300SL gulling and roadster head to auction

It's 1960s Sweden and you're a successful dental surgeon. You need a set of wheels so you pop over to the local Mercedes-Benz dealership and drive away in a 1963 300SL Roadster because it's basically a car straight out of the future. Fast forward a few years and you're still successful and you still have that 300SL. Now it's time to add a 300SL gullwing...

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Ferrari Modulo drives again thanks to James Glickenhaus

Back in 2014, James Glickenhaus added a real rarity to his car collection: the one-off Ferrari Modulo. Now, it drives again. Video from Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus (SCG) shows the concept taking to the street for the first time in years—a truly mesmerizing sight. For a bit of background on the Modulo, the Ferrari concept first came to life in the...

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The Singer of Lancia Delta Integrale Evos is coming

The Lancia Delta is a simple, Italian hatchback. The Lancia Delta Integrale is a rally-honed version that still holds a special place in the heart of those who pine for Group A and Group B glory days. One such person is Eugenio Amos. An Italian racing driver, Amos is venturing into car building as he aims to create a Singer-esque version of the Lancia Delta...

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Jay Leno learns all about the original Nissan Skyline GT-R

Don't you wish that Nissan still built four-door Skyline GT-Rs? Before 1971 the automaker did just that with its glorious Hakosuka. This generation of the Nissan Skyline was first launched back in 1968 and ran up through 1972. The mighty GT-R variant arrived in 1969 and came packing 160 horsepower courtesy of its 2.0-liter inline-6. You're likely to never...

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Ferrari 250 GTO sells for $70M

The $52 million paid for a Ferrari 250 GTO in 2013 now looks like a bargain considering another example of the ultimate classic Ferrari has just traded hands for a rumored $70 million, which if accurate makes the figure the highest known price ever paid for a car. The buyer was none other than WeatherTech CEO David MacNeil, who already owns a number of...

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