Tag Archives: Classic Cars

Watch the FJ Company restore a Toyota FJ40

Vintage SUVs are a big business right now. Icon was ahead of the trend when it came to establishing a market for restored classic utility vehicles. Now there are a few companies out there ready to exchange a perfectly restored vintage brute for a healthy sack of cash. One of them is The FJ Company of Miami, Florida, and we're pretty sure you can guess what...

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Famous Ferrari collector restomods a Dino, plans to build more for sale

David Lee loves Ferrari cars both new and old. The millionaire enthusiast, who owns the California watch and investment empire Hing Wa Lee Jewelers, has amassed an amazing $50-million collection of truly legendary machines. Simple collecting got boring for him, though, and that's why David Lee decided to craft his own version of a car he felt could use a...

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Watch the full pilot for “Edd China’s Garage Revival”

Former “Wheeler Dealers” mechanic Edd China is back with a new show whose pilot episode went live Tuesday. Called “Edd China's Garage Revival,” it sees China doing what he does best: wrenching and hammering on old cars while explaining in great detail the key restoration steps. He doesn't have Mike Brewer, the dealer component of...

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Jay Leno loves the analog nature of Lancia’s 037 Stradale homologation special

Homologation is a wonderful thing. Without it, we wouldn't have some amazing street cars based on truly legendary racing vehicles. Think Ferrari 250 GTO, Ford RS200 Evolution or Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR. Another such car is the Lancia 037 Stradale, which is the road car variant of the iconic Italian rally car. Barely over 200 were built, and one ultra-clean...

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Land Rover marks 70 years of making its own roads

April 30th is a special day for the Land Rover brand. On April 30 day 70 years ago, the very first Land Rover was revealed at the 1948 Amsterdam auto show. Since then, a total of 7,357,676 Land Rovers have been built, as of April 30,2018. To mark the occasion, Land Rover held a special live broadcast on YouTube celebrating seven decades of the SUV. Viewers...

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The first Land Rover debuted 70 years ago today

April 30th is a special day for the Land Rover brand. On this day 70 years ago, the very first Land Rover was revealed at the 1948 Amsterdam auto show. Since then, a total of 7,357,676 Land Rovers have been built, as of today. To mark the occasion, Land Rover held a special live broadcast on YouTube celebrating seven decades of the SUV. Viewers were treated...

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Jay Leno drives the original Bullitt Mustang alongside the 2019

Mustang fans the world over rejoiced earlier this year when the original 1968 Mustang from the movie "Bullitt" resurfaced. At the same time, Ford showed off a brand-new 2019 Mustang Bullitt. Jay Leno trekked to the Ford Proving Grounds to take a look at both cars for this episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." The episode begins with Jay speaking to Mustang...

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Three young engineers created the Lamborghini Miura

The Lamborghini Miura broke down numerous walls when it reached production in 1966. It was perhaps the first "supercar" by today's definition with a mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout. What's most shocking is the fact that a group of rather young engineers created the machine. A new video from Harry's Garage takes a look at a pristine example of the car...

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Canepa has crafted the perfect Porsche 959

When it comes to the Porsche 959, Canepa Design is the outfit that knows everything. The Scotts Valley, California-based sports and race car restorer has been helping import and modify Porsche 959s for decades. Canepa has served up its Gen I, Gen II, and recent Gen III upgrades for the 959 for years now. But the Canepa crew has reached a new level of...

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