Tag Archives: Classic Cars

With reveal of new Griffith, let’s take a look at some past TVR greats

TVR is nice British sports car brand that's seen its fair share of ups and down. In the more recent past, TVR was owned by Russian millionaire Nikolai Smolensky and he did very little with it. In 2013, a consortium led by entrepreneur Les Edgar took over the reins and set about developing a new generation of TVRs. The first of these new TVRs is the...

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One of three remaining 1949 Saab 92 prototypes heading to auction

Saab's automotive days may be behind it, but that doesn't mean enthusiasts and collectors at large have forgotten about the quirky Swedish marque. In the middle of the last century, Saab was a fledgling automaker, and this was one of its first cars: a 1949 Saab 92. Now, it's heading to a Bonhams auction in Chantilly, France. Avid Saab fans will note this is...

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Jay Leno shows off his aircraft-engined 1915 Hispano-Suiza

To say that Jay Leno has an eclectic taste in cars is quite an understatement. Leno has all the bases covered, as his garages play host to everything from steam-powered beasts up through to the McLaren F1 of the 1990s and on to today's supercars. One particular stand-out has to be his 1915 Hispano-Suiza, as it's a unique mashup of World War I-era parts...

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De Tomaso’s final car is heading to auction

De Tomaso has an incredible history that was cut short much too soon. Although plans to revive the Italian sports car marque have been carried out a couple times, nothing has helped return the brand to its former glory. For those looking for one final piece of true De Tomaso history, RM Sotheby's...

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Vintage midget racer rolls into Jay Leno’s Garage

Midget racing got its start back in the late 1920s and early 1930s. The cars were small, the tracks were tight circles, and the action was dangerous. It featured a handful of racers ripping through dirt corners in lightweight, powerful machines with little protection, wearing little more than a...

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Ride along in a Ferrari 275 GTB in the rain at Spa

Any vintage Ferrari is worth massive piles of cash. It's no surprise that many of these cars are tucked away in climate-controlled spaces, and their work-of-art V-12 engines are often left to sit instead of firing to life and powering the rear wheels. Some owners, however, do take them out and use...

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Rare 1961 Jaguar E-Type found in pieces to be completely restored

Classic Motor Cars of Bridgnorth plans to undertake quite a challenge, signing on to fully restore a 1961 Jaguar E-Type that was found in pieces. But this isn't your ordinary E-Type. CMC has identified the car as chassis number 875256, which happens to be one of the very first left-hand drive...

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Rare look at Bugatti EB110 prototypes cold-weather testing

Everyone knows all about the Bugatti Veyron. The latest king of the high-speed hill is, of course, the Bugatti Chiron. Back in the day, however, it was the EB110 that wore the crown for the Bugatti family. Due to heady competition from its era, the EB110 is oft-overlooked. That's because it had to...

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