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Autos: Classics

Missing! The Italian Ford Mustang

Wednesday  06:49,   02 november 2016
hotrod

Have you seen it? This 1965 Ford Mustang was redesigned by an Italian and disappeared after it's New York show appearanceAutomobile Quarterly ( AQ ) founder and editor L. Scott Bailey had an idea. As he wrote in AQ Volume 4, Number 2: “Few...[...]

One-of-a-Kind 1982 Cumberford Martinique Prototype Up for Sale

Wednesday  06:49,   02 november 2016
automobilemag

The one-of-a-kind 1982 Cumberford Martinique prototype created by our own design editor Robert Cumberford is up for sale.In concert with his brother James, Cumberford created this Martinique in an attempt to form a car company originally called...[...]

Top Speed Test: 1973 Corvette vs. Pantera

Wednesday  06:49,   02 november 2016
hotrod

Take a look back an all-American top speed contest in July 1973, Corvette vs. Pantera. See how that contest played out here! No, the staff had bigger plans for the Vette in the form of a worthy opponent: the Italian/American hybrid that was the...[...]

Mercedes CLK GTR Roadster Headed to Auction, Bid Starts at $2.1M

Wednesday  06:42,   02 november 2016
motortrend

Going up for auction is this Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR roadster, a rare homologation special with over 600 hp.This roadster is undoubtedly a dream car for any Mercedes-AMG fan. It’s not much different from the CLK-GTR race car that made its debut...[...]

You Can Buy James May's 1984 Porsche 911 at Auction

Wednesday  06:42,   02 november 2016
automobilemag

James May, known best for his role on the BBC's "Top Gear", is selling his 1984 Porsche 911 3.2 Carrera coupe. The car will be part of Bonhams' Goodwood Festival of Speed auction later this month in the U.K. Research 2007 porsche 911 [...]

This Cadillac Ghia Once Owned by Rita Hayworth Is a Bombshell in Its Own Right

Wednesday  06:42,   02 november 2016
roadandtrack

Only one of two ever made, the exquisite coupe was a gift to the Hollywood film star from one of her husbands. Now it resides in The Petersen Automotive Museum. ​It's pretty hard to find a Cadillac from the 1940s or 1950s that you would call ugly....[...]

Avions Damn, Son! Voisin C28 Aerosport to Be Auctioned in Monterey

Wednesday  06:35,   02 november 2016
caranddriver

Avions Damn, Son! Voisin C28 Aerosport to Be Auctioned in Monterey Perhaps you were thinking you might pick up an Avions Voisin C28 Aérosport this year at Monterey. After all, they’re dashing automobiles, arguably Gabriel Voisin’s greatest...[...]

1938 Buick Y-Job Concept Makes National Historic Vehicle Register

Wednesday  06:35,   02 november 2016
motortrend

The game-changing Buick Y-Job concept of 1938 has been named to the National Historic Vehicle Register. Research 2017 buick lacrosse See Full Specs See Pricing The National Historic Vehicle Register is a program established in...[...]

Ken Block’s Gymkhana Seven Mustang

Wednesday  06:35,   02 november 2016
hotrod

Ken Block gave HOT ROD a chance to come see the car in action during the filming of Gymkana Seven at a Top Secret location. You'll have to wait until the video debuts on YouTube on November 17, 2014, but until then here are the exclusive details of [...]

Why the Ford GT Is Important To Hot Rodders and Some Backstory

Wednesday  06:29,   02 november 2016
hotrod

Why the Ford GT Is Important To Hot Rodders and Some Backstory The Ford GT40 beat the unbeatable Ferrari for the World Sportscar Championship of endurance racing in 1966 and 1967, as well as beating the Italians at LeMans four years straight from...[...]

Watch Two Grown Men Cram Into a Peel Trident and Nearly Die

Wednesday  06:28,   02 november 2016
roadandtrack

The world's smallest car isn't very roomy. Or well-ventilated. Or safe.Although believed by many to be the worst car ever, Torchinsky offers a counterpoint. "This car," he reasons, "is possibly the best car in the world if you're somebody...[...]

One-off '65 Ferrari 330 Shark Nose for auction in Scottsdale

Wednesday  06:28,   02 november 2016
autoblog

Russo and Steele has this one-of-a-kind 1965 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 going up for auction in Scottsdale next month with a custom shark-nose front end.Russo and Steele has a unique Ferrari going up for auction next month in Scottsdale, AZ. The vehicle in...[...]

This 1905 Fiat with an Airplane Engine Can Hit 127 MPH

Wednesday  06:28,   02 november 2016
roadandtrack

​For a car that's more than 100 years old, that's insane.​Only 250 horsepower or so, but about 3,000 pound-feet of torque. Enough torque that it will hit 127...[...]

1937 Mercedes 540K sets Arizona record at $9.9 million

Wednesday  06:21,   02 november 2016
autoblog

RM Sotheby's sold the most expensive automobile ever auctioned in Arizona in the form of a 1937 Mercedes 540K Special Roadster that went for $9.9 million.Arguably the finest automobile made in the interwar period, the 540K was the preferred...[...]

Lane Motor Museum Finishes Replica of Rare 1933 Dymaxion

Wednesday  06:21,   02 november 2016
motortrend

The Lane Motor Museum has finished its build of a 1933 Dymaxion replica, which will go on a road trip to the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance.The Lane Motor Museum specializes in classic European cars. The Dymaxion, however, was born in the...[...]