Tag Archives: Classic Cars

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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Safari-ready Porsche 911 stops by Jay Leno’s Garage

Turning a stock automobile into something more interesting and more fun is limited only by the builder's imagination. You can accomplish this goal with anything from light mods up to an engine transplant, and anything else in between or even beyond those approaches. One of my favorite ways to...

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