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.
Editor’s note: One morning last week, those arriving early at the ClassicCars.com office heard a noise coming from the storage closet. Fearing, perhaps, a rodent or two, they unlocked the door and peeked inside. What they saw was an old fax machine — remember those? — that was spitting out the last of three pages. […]
In July 2019, my cancer returned after six years, which also caused me to retire from my law enforcement career of some 36 years. I then started a treatment plan and in October, on my birthday, I couldn’t even eat any cake my wife, Kate, had gotten. So I sat in the corner and just […]
The coronavirus pandemic is having a major impact on automotive events, many of which are being canceled or postponed. Here are the latest announcements: The Mitty vintage racing weekend, scheduled for April 23-26 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, has been canceled. In addition, the Historic Sportscar Racing Fall Histories, originally scheduled for September 23-26, will […]
This ClassicCars.com Marketplace featured listing is a 1965 Shelby Daytona Coupe (Factory Five reproduction) for sale in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. The Shelby is the legendary race car that you can’t afford. On the other hand, this is refined, modern, and street-legal version of the same car from Factory Five Racing, which is the next best […]
The list of the top-10 most-searched-for vehicles on the ClassicCars.com Marketplace was remarkably familiar in the month of March, but things got really interesting further along the list. There actually are two top-10 lists on which we report each month. One involves Marketplace searches by year, make and model. The other is a more generic […]
If remembered at all, motorsports fans recall Sunday, August 13 1972 as the date Emerson Fittipaldi won the Austrian Grand Prix, and in doing so, all but clinched his first Formula 1 World Drivers’ Championship. At the other end of the grid that day, a smaller kind of history was being made. A tiny, underfunded […]