Tag Archives: Classic Cars

Live your James Bond fantasies in small scale with this Lego DB5

Lego has just announced a new edition to its Creator series. James Bond's iconic coupe has been scaled down and turned into bricks to create this Lego version of the Aston Martin DB5, on sale from August 1. You'll need to part with $150 for the 1,290 piece kit. Of course, that's quite a bit less than the amount you'd need to play full-size James Bond. A...

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The story of the other long-lost "Bullitt" Mustang

Earlier this year, Ford brought the original 1968 Mustang from Steve McQueen's "Bullitt" film to debut alongside the 2019 Mustang Bullitt. But, fans of the film know two Highland Green Mustangs were used during filming: one "hero" car for McQueen and a stunt car. What became of the stunt car? It's alive and kicking. Auto Classics reported on Sunday that the...

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Race-winning 1958 Porsche 550A Spyder to be auctioned in Monterey

The season of wickedly expensive auction items is upon us. Monterey Car Week is just over a month away, which means a number of big ticket items are being buffed and shined for their time under the bright lights of the auction block. One to keep an eye on will be this 1958 Porsche 550A Spyder headed to Mecum's auction, as it's a race-winning example and one...

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As the years go by: all 5 Toyota Supra generations together for first time

Toyota may not have a more legendary road car than the Supra. The nameplate has garnered a fanatical group of owners over decades, and a group of lucky owners in the United Kingdom witnessed history during last week's 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Supra chief engineer Tetsuya Tada showed up with the upcoming fifth-generation model, the A90, at a special...

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Long-lost James Bond Aston Martin DB5 may have been found

James Bond and Aston Martin are a match made in Q Branch heaven. The titular character has driven his fair share of exotic machinery over the years, but the double 0 agent always seems to wind up back behind the wheel of an Aston Martin, the most iconic of which is surely the DB5. One of the coupes used for the filming of "Goldfinger" met a tragic fate when...

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Charger, Mustang are America’s most-searched muscle cars

The Dodge Charger and Ford Mustang tied in a state-by-state comparison of the number of searches for muscle cars from the past year, data from ClassicCars.com showed. “Nothing truly personifies American car collector's pride, passion and freedom like a muscle car,” said Roger Falcione, president and chief executive of ClassicCars.com...

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Jay Leno samples a bone-stock 1977 Ford Bronco

"It's not slow, it just isn't fast...it's kind of medium," are the words of 1977 Ford Bronco owner Dave Kunz. He's brought his bone-stock classic SUV over to Jay Leno's Garage so the comedian and car guy can take it for a spin. There's something special about an old car that's been left alone. A stock classic is an amazing way to sample a life potentially...

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Porsche 908 Short Tail heads to Monterey Car Week auction

The vintage Porsche market is hot right now. From 964's reimagined by Singer to even older 911s, people are prepared to pour primo cash for an old Porsche. While those old road cars are cool, do you want to see how to kick things up a notch? Of course you do, and we're here to help. Say hello to this Porsche 908 K. It's a sultry race track stunner and a...

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Porsche 908 Short Tail heads to Monterey Car Week auction

The vintage Porsche market is hot right now. From 964's reimagined by Singer to even older 911s, people are prepared to pour primo cash for an old Porsche. While those old road cars are cool, do you want to see how to kick things up a notch? Of course you do, and we're here to help. Say hello to this Porsche 908 K. It's a sultry race track stunner and a...

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Dodge Charger roars to America’s most-searched classic car

The Dodge Charger was the classic car Americans searched for the most between June 2017 and June 2018, signifying a big year-over-year shift in the market, data from ClassicCars.com showed. The Charger has been a hit since it made its debut for mass purchase in 1966. It has made multiple appearances in Hollywood, with classic Chargers starring in both...

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