Tag Archives: Classic Cars

Rare Porsche 911 GT2 takes on a Portuguese hill climb

For the 993-series 911, Porsche produced less than 60 examples of the mighty GT2, and even fewer GT2 Evo models. This first-generation GT2 was built in an effort to satisfy homologation requirements, and it was a monstrous example of what Porsche could get away with in a road car. Power was rated...

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Steady as he goes; Lyle Fisk is the patron saint of pinstriping

It may seem commonplace now, but pinstriping has come a long way from its luxury roots. The practice is now in vogue in hot rod customization culture, or as professional pinstriper, Edward Lyle Fisk calls it, "embellishing." Fisk is one of only a handful of people who have dedicated their lives to...

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Meet the Audi A8 coupe you didn’t know existed

This is another story of "what could have been." Audi had plans to chase down the large, luxury coupe segment near the end of the last century, and its attempt was what you see here. This is the only Audi A8 coupe in existence, and yes it's real. The coupe was a project between Audi and IVM...

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To buy back the old toy, that is the question

May 31, 2016 will be a day I relive in my head forever. It's the day a part of me died inside as I listed my 1991 BMW E34 M5 for sale on Bring A Trailer (BaT). The buyer could see I was in agony over the ordeal of selling my prized collector car, and he understood. He made me a promise: If or when...

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Porsche 917 from Steve McQueen’s "Le Mans" heading to auction

Porsche's 917 is an iconic racer that planted the automaker as a force to be reckoned with in endurance racing decades ago. With that said, it's easy to understand why the cars are so sought after, and when they do surface for sale, it's a big deal—that makes this 917 extra special. This...

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A Lamborghini Diablo owner learns how to drift his supercar

Right off the bat, we want to congratulate the owner of this Lamborghini Diablo. He's taking his valuable Italian supercar out and learning a bit about car control in a mostly controlled environment. During an event called the Petrolhead Spring Event, it seems that a course was set up and then made...

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Jay Leno shows off his 1953 Cunningham C3

Briggs Cunningham is a man who lived his life well. Born in 1907, Cunningham had a family with buckets of money and he used that to fully enjoy the things that mattered to him. This included boats, cars and sports. He was an avid yachtsmen, winning the America's Cup race and also finding a home in...

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