Tag Archives: Classic Cars

Uber-rare Porsche 911 GT2 Evo sells for $1.45 million

Porsche built just 11 examples of the 993-series 911 GT2 Evo homologation special in the mid-1990s, and now one of the cars has been sold at auction for an impressive $1.45 million. It was sold last week during Mecum's 2017 Original Spring Classic auction in Indianapolis, Indiana. It ended up...

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Nissan GT-R horde destroyed in specialty shop fire

Numerous Nissan GT-Rs of various vintage were destroyed recently. The cars, which included an R32 Skyline GT-R right up to the current R35 model, met their untimely death in a fire that engulfed RB Motorsport in Wigan, United Kingdom on Friday. And we hear that they were all customer cars. RB...

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Another original Jaguar Lightweight E-Type heads to auction

Special cars command big bucks. This 1963 Jaguar Lightweight E-Type is one special car that's just bit extra special, and it will soon head to a new home as it's bound for Bonhams' auction during 2017 Monterey Car Week this August. A Jaguar E-Type will always conjure special attention, but the...

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First car ever caught speeding to be displayed in the UK

This 1896 Arnold Benz Motor Carriage is largely held to be the very first car to receive a speeding ticket, and it's headed for the Concours of Elegance at Hampton Palace Court in the United Kingdom. The UK in the 19th century was a tough place to have an automobile. The law at the time required...

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Jay Leno samples rare Volkswagen Type 34 Ghia

A fresh engine and some updated styling are the big bits of news that flowed out when Volkswagen launched its Type 34 Ghia. It sits on the then-new Type 3 platform and comes packing a 1.5-liter engine. This was essentially a larger and more luxurious version of the VW Ghia, and it was also pretty...

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Take a ride in the Porsche 911 GT1 down a public street

There's something sublime about seeing a race car on the street. It's like catching a glimpse of a coyote in downtown Los Angeles or an XR400 in a lecture hall. There's something perfectly insubordinate about it. You may know the Porsche 911 GT1 as the the car that Porsche raced at Le Mans in the...

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