Tag Archives: Classic Cars

Classic car restorer and dealer JD Classics sold to new owner

JD Classics can breathe a sigh of relief as it's been sold to a new owner. AM Online reported Tuesday that the major classic car restorer and dealer found a buyer in Woodham Mortimer, a company controlled by HPS Investment Partners LLC. Woodham Mortimer's purchase of JD Classics secured 60 jobs at the company's headquarters in Maldon, England, and the sale...

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Aston Martin teases DBS GT Zagato, will sell it with DB4 GT Zagato continuation car

Italian design house and coachbuilder Zagato turns 100 next year and will celebrate by working with one of its closest partners throughout the years: Aston Martin. The two will collaborate on a new DBS GT Zagato based on the DBS Superleggera, a teaser for which was released Wednesday. The teaser hints at a car that is thoroughly modern and barely resembling...

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Icon revives its Baja Edition for a special FJ40

Back in 2007, SCORE turned to Icon and Jonathan Ward for a run of special Baja Edition FJ40 Land Cruisers. Those trucks were priced at $145,000 and boasted far more aggressive off-road chops then the average Icon build. Fast forward to today, and Icon has been tasked with revisiting the style and capability of those old rigs but for a one-off FJ40 built for...

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Porsche outlines plans for 2018 Rennsport Reunion

The sixth iteration of Porsche's Rennsport Reunion is coming. Fans and enthusiasts will be treated to a lineup of championship-winning racing drivers, cars, and the people behind their victories. Porsche said that Rennsport Reunion VI will salute a "Marque of Champions." Naturally, some of the biggest names from Porsche's motorsport history will be in...

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What to expect at the 20th Goodwood Revival

For the 20th consecutive year, a truly amazing automotive event is set to ring loud and proud around the Goodwood Motor Circuit. From Sept. 7 to 9, the Goodwood Revival revs up for another year of classic racing and general motoring celebration. Back in 1998, the Duke of Richmond brought auto racing back to the circuit originally established by his...

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2019 Lexus LS 500 F-Sport retrospective: A far cry from the original

The relentless pursuit of perfection has not been easy for Lexus, but things got off to a solid start in 1989. At the Detroit auto show that year, Toyota unwrapped both a sedan and a brand that were about six years in the making. The result was a flagship four-door luxury sedan to challenge staid German and malaise-ridden American standbys, and introduce an...

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Aston Martin opens ritzy London showroom for classic cars

The wind is still fully in the sails of the classic car market and Aston Martin is capitalizing with the opening of a ritzy showroom specially focused on models from yesteryear in the heart of London. The showroom is operated by the Aston Martin Works classic car department and located in London's posh Mayfair district, where Aston Martin already has a...

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The Lancia Delta Futurista restomod has arrived, and it’s not cheap

Built by Automobili Amos, the Lancia Delta Futurista aims to "Make Lancia Great Again". This is a Delta Integrale restomod that's been given new life through a meticulous transformation. We described it as the Singer of Lancia Deltas when we first learned of the car back in June, and it wears the price tag to match that statement. Automobili Amos founder...

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65-year-old car design brought to life at 2018 Grand Basel show

A never-before-seen car design has been brought to life...65 years after it was completed. Yes, it was 65 years ago that Italian architect and industrial designer Gio Ponti penned his Linea Diamante, or "Diamond Line," and now a completed mockup of the car has been revealed. The covers came off on Tuesday at the inaugural Grand Basel show, a gathering in...

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World’s best 1977 Lotus Esprit visits Jay Leno’s Garage

It's rare to find one-owner classic cars. Time marches on and aging automobiles have to make way for more modern machines. That's the case most of the time, but not so for Detlef Claudius. He's owned his bright yellow Lotus Esprit since he bought it new back in 1977. Detlef owns the car with his son Jason, and the two recently visited Jay Leno's Garage with...

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