Tag Archives: Classic Cars

BMW 2002 restomod stops by Jay Leno’s Garage

The BMW New Class of automobiles are a group of wonderful boxy beauties. This is the generation of car built between 1962 and 1977 that's given us the BMW 2002, which remains a cherished part of any BMW fan's dream car garage. The New Class cars included the 1500, 1800, 1600, and the 2000 models...

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Vintage cars found in Swiss castle sell for millions

Finding one rare vehicle tucked away and buried under the dust of time is one thing, but 12 cars? That's something else. And the cars in this story weren't your typical barn finds. They were stored away in a Swiss castle. The 12 cars included a 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster, a 1921 Rolls-Royce...

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Uber-rare Porsche 911 GT2 Evo sells for $1.45 million

Porsche built just 11 examples of the 993-series 911 GT2 Evo homologation special in the mid-1990s, and now one of the cars has been sold at auction for an impressive $1.45 million. It was sold last week during Mecum's 2017 Original Spring Classic auction in Indianapolis, Indiana. It ended up...

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Nissan GT-R horde destroyed in specialty shop fire

Numerous Nissan GT-Rs of various vintage were destroyed recently. The cars, which included an R32 Skyline GT-R right up to the current R35 model, met their untimely death in a fire that engulfed RB Motorsport in Wigan, United Kingdom on Friday. And we hear that they were all customer cars. RB...

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Watch a Ford Thunderbird transmission rebuild in 5 minutes

The magic of technology can make nearly anything look as simple as tying your shoes. We assure you, rebuilding a transmission is not easy, and it certainly cannot be done in less than five minutes. But, Hagerty has returned with another rebuild timelapse, making the teardown of this Ford...

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Here’s your chance to own a 1985 Audi Sport Quattro

In 1985, World Rally Championship Group B homologation rules required manufacturers to produce at least 200 road-going examples of any car they wished to campaign in the series. The rule produced all manner of fire-breathing legends, including the Audi Sport Quattro. Audi easily exceeded it's...

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Watch a Holley carburetor rebuild in 3 minutes

Time-lapse magic returns from Hagerty—the number one insurer of classic cars—this time involving the teardown of a Holley carburetor. Before the days of fuel injection, these babies were essential for the proper mix of air and fuel for an internal combustion engine. Therefore, proper...

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