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.
Needless to say, I was worried when I pulled into my driveway and the state trooper pulled in next to me, lights on but no siren. I thought I’d been careful driving home from the office in the Ferrari Testarossa, but chances are I had, indeed, exceeded the posted speed limit at one point or […]
(Editor’s note: As Alfa Romeo celebrates its 110th anniversary during 2020, it is exploring its archives for highlights of its history. Today’s installment written by Alfa Romeo tells the story of its acclaimed post-war sports cars.) “It is a very forgiving car. Very pretty, too.” That’s what the legendary Steve McQueen said about Duetto in the […]
Our series on car companies with unusual names continues as we keep working our way through Volume II of The Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile: La Licorne — La Licorne is French for The Unicorn. These cars “were little known outside France,” the Encyclopedia notes. However, the company was in business from 1901-1950 and produced […]