John Lennon’s 1965 Mercedes-Benz 230SL will be featured in the docket for Worldwide Auctioneers’ inaugural Scottsdale sale, scheduled for January 18, 2017.
Two classic roadsters originally owned by legendary female stars of stage and screen will be auctioned in August by Bonhams during its Quail Lodge sale.
Forty years ago, I started looking for my dream car, both now among the most sought-after German classics and far beyond the reach of the average classic car aficionado.
“Dad,” said Abby, my 14-year-old and youngest daughter. “If you go to jail tonight, where am I going to go?” Ah, from the mouth of babes… Although I knew she’d have been OK, my co-worker John Clor and his wife, Jenny, would have taken Abby for the night, my daughter’s words were enough to convince […]
Our series on car companies with unusual names continues as we keep working our way through The Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile, today we start on Volume III: Panache — “The Panache can rightly be said to have had absolutely none of the eponymous quality,” the Encyclopedia notes. It explains that Panache Cars of Blackburn, […]
Tanner Foust knows donuts, and in celebration of National Donut Today (June 5), the Volkswagen driver is demonstrating his skills not only on the tarmac but in the kitchen. “Tanner Foust knows how to cook up a proper donut – at least of the automotive kind,” says Volkswagen of America. “The Volkswagen R brand ambassador […]
A 1968 Pontiac Firebird 400 owned by Luca Somigli from Las Condes, Santiago de Chile won the inaugural Collector Car Community Contest. ClassicCars.com showcased 16 collector cars from their Instagram audience in a head to head bracket competition to find the best of the collector car community. In the first round Luca Somigli and his […]
In the course of three weeks, I drove three performance cars: the Chevrolet Camaro SS with 455 horsepower from a 6.2-liter small block with direct injection; the Dodge Charger Scat Pack with 485 horsepower from a normally aspirated 392 Hemi; and the Ford Mustang EcoBoost Premium with 332 horsepower from a turbocharged and intercooled DOHC […]
As part of the preparation for its recent re-opening, the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart allowed filmmakers Daniel Wagner and Andre Jung from minidrone.studio to fly a pair of small drones through the facility to produce a 4-minute video of the flight. The flight starts outside the museum, enters through a rooftop door and then flies […]
According to the dealership advertising this 1970 Austin America restomod on ClassicCars.com, “this one is just too much fun to pass up.” “This ambitious build melds two eras and two continents together so seamlessly, that we’re thinking this may be the beginning of an entirely new collector’s niche,” the dealership suggests. Restomods are popular with […]