Tag Archives: Classic Cars

Mock C2 Stingray racer built from C1 Corvette heading to auction

Barrett-Jackson auctions see many Chevrolet Corvettes pass the block, but this one is a little different. While this car, called the Centurion, looks like a modified C2-generation Corvette, it's actually a C1 Corvette underneath. According to the car's information document, the C2 Corvette racer look-alike is based on a 1958 Chevrolet Corvette and is meant...

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Porsches restores its oldest 911

Porsche is ready to show off the oldest 911 predecessor in its possession after three years of meticulous restoration: a 1964 901. To understand the significance of the car, we must present a brief history lesson. When Porsche engineered the 356's successor, the company began production of the 901. However, just weeks into production, Porsche had to rename...

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In London, Design Museum goes beneath the skin of Ferrari

Some might say, oh, here's another Ferrari exhibition, haven't there been enough already in 2017 celebrating the company's the 70th anniversary? Well, no, there have not. Since mid-November and running until April 15, 2018, the Design Museum in London is hosting a spectacular Ferrari exhibit, but not one that is of the typical kind...

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Dodge tapped Chrysler’s missile division for the Daytona and Plymouth Superbird

Some of the world's most interesting cars have the greatest stories behind them. The Dodge Daytona and the Plymouth Superbird are no different. At their core, they were built to shame Ford and Chevrolet in NASCAR, but Dodge was so adamant to ensure the car's success that it went through great engineering measures. Like, bringing on an individual from...

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Head vs heart: Bull Market List focuses on emerging classics for fun and profit

Car collectors are forever peering into their crystal balls to speculate which vehicles will rise in value, hoping to catch the tide on its way up. But for most, the profit motive is heavily mitigated by the fun factor – a collector car needs to be enjoyable to own more than just being a good investment. With that in mind, Hagerty Magazine, the...

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Take a look behind the scenes at Pagani’s restoration program

Pagani in October launched a restoration program to cater to owners looking to restore their cars to the condition which they originally left the factory. Called Pagani Rinascimento, the program is the only one of its kind in the world and involves owners shipping their cars to the factory, or as Pagani refers to it, the "atelier." Pagani is still a small...

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Assembly required: Barons has ’63 Jag E-type restoration project on its docket

Remember how much fun you had as a kid building model cars? Well, British auction house Barons has a grown-up do-it-yourself car kit on the docket for its annual Christmas Classic sale taking place December 12 at Sandown Park. One of the consignments for the auction is a 1963 Jaguar E-type S1 3.8-liter roadster, a restoration project in matching-number...

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Make your Skyline GT-R look like new with Nismo Heritage parts

When you have an older car, you will come across periods of ownership where something will break and need mending. With a new car, finding parts is easy as they're likely sitting in stock at your local dealership. Older cars have parts that aren't quite as easy to find. Sure, the Internet has made foraging for parts much easier and often entertaining, but...

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1974 Porsche 914-6 GT tribute car visits Jay Leno’s Garage

At the end of the 1960s, Porsche was on the hunt for a model that could slot into the family lineup below the 911. Working with Volkswagen to make this happen, Porsche came up with the 914, and it proved to be quite popular. In fact, the relative affordability of the 914/4 helped push it past the sales figures of the more potent (and much more expensive)...

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