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.
An unprecedented gathering of five Mercedes-Benz “Silver Arrow” champion race cars spanning eight decades of competition will be on special display at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance to help the event celebrate its silver anniversary. The 25th annual edition of the premier Florida concours, which takes place March 8 on the fairways of the Golf […]
Unleash your inner Burt Reynolds with the Pick of the Day, a 1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am all done up in Bandit Edition regalia and ready to outrun Sheriff Buford T. Justice. This Trans Am is in great condition in its original Black and Gold paint set off with gold Turbine wheels with BF Goodrich […]
Through the 1960s and into the 1970s, a breed of independent Italian car maker, all of whom wanting to become the next Ferrari, created limited-production sports and grand touring cars. Not having the full resources from which to construct their cars from the ground up, they were able to take advantage of several resources available […]
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 […]