Tag Archives: Classic Cars

Ferrari F40 burns to the ground in Italy

We have some grim news to report on this Monday. A Ferrari F40 ended up as nothing but a pile of ashes and some charred metal after the car caught fire. The F40 was part of a cavalcade of Ferraris passing near Villanova d'Albenga, Italy when the fire broke out. The incident happened early...

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Another original Jaguar Lightweight E-Type heads to auction

Special cars command big bucks. This 1963 Jaguar Lightweight E-Type is one special car that's just bit extra special, and it will soon head to a new home as it's bound for Bonhams' auction during 2017 Monterey Car Week this August. A Jaguar E-Type will always conjure special attention, but the...

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‘Scrape’ custom 1939 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe heading to auction

Not every custom build becomes an icon, but this 1939 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe transcended all and has become a superstar. It even has a name: "Scrape." And if you like what you see, RM Sotheby's will see the iconic Lincoln off at the Santa Monica auction June 24-25. Why is the Zephyr Scrape so iconic?...

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This 1977 AMC Pacer wants your mom’s number

There's nothing wrong with a 1977 AMC Pacer that a 351 Windsor can't fix. These things came from their Kenosha, Wisconsin manufacturing facility with one of two inline-6s: a 238 or a 258. The latter, more potent mill produced an unflattering 114 horsepower and 192 pound-feet of torque. At around...

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Jay Leno samples rare Volkswagen Type 34 Ghia

A fresh engine and some updated styling are the big bits of news that flowed out when Volkswagen launched its Type 34 Ghia. It sits on the then-new Type 3 platform and comes packing a 1.5-liter engine. This was essentially a larger and more luxurious version of the VW Ghia, and it was also pretty...

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