Tag Archives: Classic Cars

A pair of classic 911s stop by Jay Leno’s Garage

Los Angeles-based Workshop 5001 has a thing for old Porsches. The owner is a man named Marlon Goldberg, and he's brought a pair of classic 911s by the famous garage of comedian and television host Jay Leno. Goldberg's company is an expert at restoring old German sports cars, particularly Porsches...

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Rare 1961 Jaguar E-Type found in pieces to be completely restored

Classic Motor Cars of Bridgnorth plans to undertake quite a challenge, signing on to fully restore a 1961 Jaguar E-Type that was found in pieces. But this isn't your ordinary E-Type. CMC has identified the car as chassis number 875256, which happens to be one of the very first left-hand drive...

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Rare look at Bugatti EB110 prototypes cold-weather testing

Everyone knows all about the Bugatti Veyron. The latest king of the high-speed hill is, of course, the Bugatti Chiron. Back in the day, however, it was the EB110 that wore the crown for the Bugatti family. Due to heady competition from its era, the EB110 is oft-overlooked. That's because it had to...

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Jay Leno takes a classic Mercedes-Benz coupe out for a spin

A classic Mercedes-Benz is a wonderful machine. The cars tend to be rock solid, and they last forever when maintained properly. Jay Leno has one in his collection, and it recently came off a fairly extensive restoration. Leno's car is a 1971 Mercedes 280 SE 3.5 Coupe, and it's a shining example of...

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Rare Porsche 911 GT2 takes on a Portuguese hill climb

For the 993-series 911, Porsche produced less than 60 examples of the mighty GT2, and even fewer GT2 Evo models. This first-generation GT2 was built in an effort to satisfy homologation requirements, and it was a monstrous example of what Porsche could get away with in a road car. Power was rated...

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Steady as he goes; Lyle Fisk is the patron saint of pinstriping

It may seem commonplace now, but pinstriping has come a long way from its luxury roots. The practice is now in vogue in hot rod customization culture, or as professional pinstriper, Edward Lyle Fisk calls it, "embellishing." Fisk is one of only a handful of people who have dedicated their lives to...

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Meet the Audi A8 coupe you didn’t know existed

This is another story of "what could have been." Audi had plans to chase down the large, luxury coupe segment near the end of the last century, and its attempt was what you see here. This is the only Audi A8 coupe in existence, and yes it's real. The coupe was a project between Audi and IVM...

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