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.
The Pick of the Day is a 1934 Chevrolet coupe that comes with a wonderful story of family ownership. “Our father bought this car when he was a senior in high school in 1942 from his best friend,” reports the private seller, which turns out to be four sisters. (The car cost $485 new; Dad […]
You read about the racing influence of James Dean on Lew Bracker. There was a second long tail to the James Dean legend. Many suggest the Porsche 550 Spyder he drove to his death was, in fact, cursed. After Dean’s death, much of the car was parted out. A racer who replaced parts on his […]
Ford’s 7.3-liter V-8 that debuted in the 2020 Super Duty is being offered as a crate engine by Ford Performance. The monster engine, part number M-6007-73 on the Ford Performance website, costs $8,150 and is known to be capable of fitting in an F-150 or Mustang. However, before you starting dreaming up some wild engine swaps, note that […]
With gyms closed by the coronavirus pandemic, members of the famed Jamaican bobsled team have had to get creative in their workouts. Thus Shanwayne Stephens and Nimroy Turgott have built their own weight-lifting equipment in a garden and are using a Mini to practice their push starts. At first, the tandem was using a Mini […]
The 21st season of Master Maserati driving classes has begun at the Varano de’ Melegari track in Italy, where seven sessions are planned through October 23, 2020. Maserati adds in its announcement that it has adopted “specific preventive measures and special protocols to minimize any health risks during the activities and to enable customers to […]
If it seems like only yesterday that luxury automakers started rolling out sport utility vehicles, you’ll likely be surprised to learn that Bentley is introducing the second generation of its Bentayga, or that Bentley has produced more than 20,000 examples of its first-generation SUV. The launch features the Betayga V8 model, but Bentley says a […]