The difference between a driver-level car and a true show-quality car are night and day. It is not only cosmetic, either: a fully sorted show car can drive circles around an average driver example. This is especially true with British sports cars, and one that can demonstrate these differences is the Austin Healey 3000. You […]
1967 Austin-Healy 3000 sells for $92,000. Next up: 2005 Porsche 911 Turbo S convertible
Bidding runs May 10-23 on 1967 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk III BJ8
The Pick of the Day is nice example of the burly British sports car
Pick of the Day is a 1961 Austin-Healey 3000 that the seller has owned since grad school days back in 1973.
With mixed feelings, I noted the Hagerty report this week about the relative values of specific collector cars in relation with value trends in the market as a whole.
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 […]