Tag Archives: Classic Cars

Jay Leno drives a car he’s never heard of before

You've never driven one. You probably haven't seen one at your local Cars and Coffee. You'll probably never pass one in traffic. We're talking about a Hongqi. Hongqi is a Chinese luxury brand established in 1958, making it the country's oldest automotive marque. The cars were produced for...

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‘A Winter’s Tale’ provides the snowy Miura hoonage you crave

It takes a lot for a video on the Internet to wow us these days. Today is one of those days, thanks to the creators of "A Winter's Tale." It's the story of a particular Lamborghini Miura and its owner who gets the fact that a car is meant to be driven. The tale is told by a grandfather to his...

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Kreisel blends old with new for first turnkey electric car

Kreisel has announced its first turnkey car, and it's not what you'd think. The Austrian firm on Thursday announced it will start selling a replica Porsche 910 powered by its electric car technology. Kreisel calls the car the Evex 910e and will offer it at a starting price of 1 million...

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This E30 BMW M3 can pull away from a Lamborghini Huracán

The E30-generation of the BMW M3 is an absolute motoring icon of its day. That day happened to be 1985 to 1991. The E30 continues to be a beloved machine with fans scattered all over the globe. Some of those fans, however, perhaps feel it could use a bit more punch under the hood. One of those...

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Jaguar to offer 10 ‘reborn’ E-Types

Following the success of its continuation program for the Lightweight E-Type, Jaguar has decided to offer a handful of what it's calling "reborn" E-Types. Jaguar's classic car department plans to scour the classifieds for 10 original E-Types and then comprehensively restore...

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Modern drive-in proposal to provide movies and classic cars

We suppose the idea of going to the drive-in is simply something Americans lost touch with more than a generation ago. That's a shame, because it's a seriously cool experience–if you can still find one. At their peak popularity in the 1960s, there were 4,000 drive-ins across the...

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Ring Brothers stop by Jay Leno’s Garage with the Madam V Cadillac

Mike and Jim Ring are becoming fast friends with Jay Leno. The Wisconsin-based builders behind Ring Brothers seem to pop by the Big Dog Garage on a near constant basis lately, but they're doing so for good reason. It's always about the impressive builds flowing forth from the brothers' shop and...

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First Ford Mustang coupe going under the hammer

An original Ford Mustang claimed to be the first hard-top example is coming up for auction. It will go under the hammer at Mecum's Indy 2017 auction in mid-May. This is a 1965 Mustang with VIN ending in 00002, meaning it comes after the 1965 Mustang convertible with VIN ending in 00001...

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Fiery Beast of Turin makes 150-mile road trip after 100 years

What is "The Beast of Turin"? We're glad you asked. That title was colloquially bestowed upon the 1911 Fiat S76, which was brought into this world to do one thing: break a land-speed record. The 1909 Blitzen Benz held the record at the time, but Fiat was keen on trouncing the...

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Ferrari turns 70

It was on March 12, 1947 that the first car to wear the now famous Ferrari badge was fired up and driven out of the factory in Maranello, Italy. On Sunday, exactly 70 years later, Ferrari kicked off its official celebrations for this milestone anniversary with a reenactment of that historic day...

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