Few vehicles in history have been as recognizable, as prevalent and as loved as the VW Beetle. If you ever got punched in the arm by a friend who shouted “slug bug” when he or she saw a Beetle, you can relate to just how easy they are to spot. The iconic shape and fun […]
The Pick of the Day looks to be in unusually fine condition
My favorite uncle bought this in the fall of 1973.
You may not earn an invitation to Amelia Island or other major concours d’elegance with this Pick of the Week, but you certainly would be a hit at a Concours d’LeMons.
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The Revs Institute (nee Collier Collection) recently reunited racer Gerard Larrousse with the 1967 Porsche 911R that he drove to victory in both the Tour de France and the Tour de Corse in 1969. Larrousse, who recently celebrated his 80th birthday, competed in sports car racing, rallying and Formula One during his career. He also […]
After World War II, European automakers vied to put their nations’ populations back on wheels with cheap, reliable cars. The result was small vehicles that notably defined the characters of the countries in which they were built, much as the Ford Model T had defined popular motoring in America decades before. In Germany, it was […]
After more than six decades of continuous production, the last Bentley 6¾-liter V8 engine was assembled at the Crewe, England, factory on June 2, ending the run of the longest-serving V8 design in history. The final L-Series engine was handcrafted by a team of seven people, according to a Bentley news release, and “will spend […]
Although it seems likely that the emphasis this year might be on moving rather than in-a-parking-lot gatherings, the 2020 Collector Car Appreciation Day has been set for July 20, the date announced by the SEMA Action Network. “Intended to celebrate the classics of the past and the future, the U.S. Congress has helped launch CCAD […]
Bonhams staged its inaugural “Live & Online Motoring Auction” this past weekend at Bicester Heritage in England and reports overall sales of £2 million ($2.5 million), with a sell-through rate of 76 percent overall, but of 100 percent for the motorcycles on the docket. The auction house said 59 percent of the winning bids came […]