Tag Archives: Classic Cars

Enough parts to build a Ferrari 250 GTO sold at auction

This is like a Lego kit for billionaires. Saturday's Coys Auctions event at Blenheim Palace in the United Kingdom saw the hammer go down on millions of dollars worth of rare, original spare parts. Part of the auction included almost all of the parts one would need to assemble a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO. In its complete form, a Ferrari 250 GTO is just about the...

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Icon puts original Ford Bronco back into production

A new Ford Bronco is coming. An old one is on its way as well though, thanks to Jonathan Ward and his firm Icon. The truck is called the Old School BR, and it's a first-generation Ford Bronco buillt virtually from scratch. It's also better than any Bronco that ever left the Ford factory. When Icon first started crafting upgraded and reworked Broncos and...

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Buy Mercedes’ own replica of the world’s first car, the Benz Patent Motorwagen

Some folks lust after the first car they ever owned. What if you had a chance to own the first car ever built? Perhaps you'd settle for a replica of that car? We have just the machine for you then because Mercedes-Benz's own replica of the Benz Patent Motorwagen is being offered up for sale by the automaker. It's patent DRP 37435 that should be important to...

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Ferrari 250 GTO heads to auction, could set new price record

A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO has the record for the highest price paid for a car at auction, with a buyer bidding a bit over $38 million to secure the car back in 2014. Now another 1962 250 GTO, this one bearing chassis No. 3413, is headed to auction and we could very well see the previous record fall. That's because a 1963 250 GTO sold just this month for a...

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Lamborghini Polo Storico restores one-of-one Miura SVR

Lamborghini didn't build enough Miuras. Just 763 were produced between 1966 and 1972. Among these rare Italian beauties were a handful of even rarer examples. They have letters and words like SV, Jota, and SV/J attached to the ends of their names. There is one, however, that stands out among all others, and it goes by the name SVR. Lamborghini's in-house...

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1,650-hp "Tantrum" 1970 Dodge Charger for sale

This 1970 Dodge Charger built by SpeedKore Performance was one of our favorite cars of the year when it came out of the Wisconsin shop in 2015. It's still cool today, and that's because of the unique engine, amazing bodywork, and general appeal of the second-generation Charger. If you like it as much as we do then you're in luck because the custom/resto-mod...

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James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 heading to Goodwood auction

James Bond has driven plenty of vehicles over the course of his many on-screen exploits. The one that is most quintessentially Bond, however, is the silver Aston Martin DB5. This is the car that even non-car lovers will recognize as 007's preferred ride. If you are a fan of all things Bond, now's your chance to own a piece of his history. This particular...

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1966 Ford GT40 that placed 3rd at Le Mans heads to auction

The story of Ford versus Ferrari is one that resonates with anyone interested in racing. Ferrari was the big bad bully on the block while Ford looked to make a splash on the global racing scene. To do so, the Blue Oval brand needed a win at the highest level. In 1966, Ford got that win with a 1-2-3 finish at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The cars driven to this...

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Treasure trove of parts for many rare classic cars found, going to auction

Owning a classic car is never an easy go. When a wheel bends, a trim piece comes loose, or a mechanical part fails, it can be difficult to find a replacement. For owners of vintage Italian cars, Coys auction house has discovered a treasure trove of parts for some of the rarest classic cars—and they're heading to auction. According to an Auto Classics...

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Porsche creates replica of the first 356 to mark 70th anniversary

Porsche has had a long and complicated history, and the first true Porsche is quite a hard thing to pin down—for some, it's the earliest cars designed by Ferdinand Porsche in the early 20th century. For others, it might be the striking pre-war Type 64 race car, and for others still—including Porsche itself—it was the 356. There's one...

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