There is something magical about a V12 engine. They are under the hoods of some of the most-exclusive high-performance cars in the world. Think Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Aston Martin. The sound of a V12 engine is unlike any other engine type, with a turbine-like whirr that is absolutely addicting. There is a downside with a […]
There is something magical about a sports or GT car with a V12 under its hood. The V12 is the mythic engine layout that has won hundreds of races.
The world in the mid-1970s was very different than it was just five years previous. Drivers’ tastes had changed;
Prices may continue to soar at collector car auctions, but the June report of the Hagerty Market Rating sustained its largest decline in the past 14 months.
To celebrate the sale of the first million Mustangs, Ford did a special Sprint package in the spring of 1966. The package provided upgraded equipment for Mustangs with 6-cylinder engines, and proved successful enough that for 1968, a Sprint “Package B” option was available with a V8 engine. The Pick of the Day is a […]
“Cars of the Eighties, Nineties and 2000s at Risk of Terminal Decline” screamed the headline on the news release from Britain’s Retro Cars magazine. What? Has there been some Brexit catastrophe that threatens the existence of three decades of vehicles in the UK? Not quite. However, the magazine checked the Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency […]
Introducing the Studebaker Lark The Lark was Studebaker’s entry into the compact car field that eventually would include the Ford Falcon, Rambler American and Plymouth Valiant. These cars were all about low purchase price and operating costs, and they featured not-too-impressive, down-on-power, four- and six-cylinder engines. The standard Lark had been driving volume, but competition from […]
The vehicle you see above may not look like a Jaguar or a Land Rover, but it is part of Project Vector, which itself is part of Jaguar Land Rover’s Destination Zero mission to offer an autonomous, electric, connected future for urban mobility. Project Vector is an “autonomy-ready platform” designed to provide “unparalleled interior space […]
This ClassicCars.com Marketplace featured listing is a 1950 Mercury Custom for sale in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. The third-generation Mercury Eight is an icon of American motoring – and it has always been a prime candidate for hot-rodding. According to the seller, the car was custom-built 14 years ago and features all the looks of […]
The Pick of the Day is a 1993 Cadillac Allante offered by a dealer in Alsip, Illinois. The final production year of this model, 1993, also had arguably the best GM powerplant of the era: the 32-valve L37 Northstar, a 4.6 liter V8. The Northstar was one of the first OEM engines that declared its […]