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Long Wheelbase Jaguar E-Type Updates Classic with Modern Utility

Long Wheelbase Jaguar E-Type Updates Classic with Modern Utility

It combines the look of the original car with the size of a Series III

Paul Branstad sent his heavily frontend damaged Series I Jaguar E-Type to Classic Motor Cars in the UK over a year ago, and his one-off, long wheelbase is finally complete. CMC even built him a unique E-Type trailer to compliment the car. Bran...
12.11.2013 | 2124 views | 0 comments
Giorgetto Giugiaro Wins Italian Equivalent of Nobel Prize

Giorgetto Giugiaro Wins Italian Equivalent of Nobel Prize

Giugiaro and his company have been responsible for 200 cars and concepts

Giorgetto Giugiaro was behind more iconic cars in the latter half of the 20th century than any designer. From ubiquitous cars like the original Volkswagen Golf to supercars like the BMW M1 and Maserati Bora, Giugiaro had his hand in dozens of cars...
08.11.2013 | 7439 views | 0 comments
Porsche Museum Exhibiting the Most Rare Porsche Road Cars

Porsche Museum Exhibiting the Most Rare Porsche Road Cars

It includes the first 550 and only 911 Turbo RS

Porsche has been selling sports cars since 1948. Over the past 65 years, some wonderful car has left the factory, and the Porsche museum is celebrating with a new exhibition running from October 29 to March 17 that includes some of the company&rsq...
30.10.2013 | 14259 views | 0 comments
Elon Musk Bought Lotus Submarine Bond Car at Auction

Elon Musk Bought Lotus Submarine Bond Car at Auction

He says that he will put a Tesla powertrain in it

Tesla Founder Elon Musk has been revealed as the secret buyer of the Lotus Esprit submarine from the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me. At RM's London sale on September 8 and 9, it sold for £616,000. Jalopnik confirmed t...
18.10.2013 | 6505 views | 0 comments
Ferrari Celebrating 458 Speciale with New Exhibit at Ferrari Museum

Ferrari Celebrating 458 Speciale with New Exhibit at Ferrari Museum

Showcases the P3, 312P and 512M

Ferrari’s Museum in Maranello is celebrating the launch of the new 458 Speciale with a special exhibit. The theme of the show is “Ferrari’s Sporting Spirit,” and shows some rare Ferrari sports cars and prototypes. The e...
17.10.2013 | 5767 views | 0 comments
For 100th Anniversary of Assembly Line Ford Announces New Production Plan

For 100th Anniversary of Assembly Line Ford Announces New Production Plan

By 2017, 90% of factories will build average of four models per line

  The Ford assembly line started in 1913 at the Highland Park, Michigan factory. Henry Ford did not invent the idea of the car or the moving assembly line, but he combined the two ideas together with his own design to create one of the fi...
16.10.2013 | 5316 views | 0 comments
Buy a Car Owned by Fangio for Far Less Than $29.6 Million

Buy a Car Owned by Fangio for Far Less Than $29.6 Million

It is a 1970 IKA Torino 380S

Earlier this summer, Juan Manuel Fangio’s Mercedes grand prix racer sold for $29.6 million at auction, the highest auction price ever for a car. Most people do not have that much money to spend on a car, but Silverstone Auctions in the UK is...
09.10.2013 | 1522 views | 0 comments
Bonhams Auctioning Ringo Starr's Facel Vega Facel II

Bonhams Auctioning Ringo Starr's Facel Vega Facel II

It is one of only two cars of its type made

It seems even cars attached to the Beatles sell well. John Lennon’s Ferrari 330GT sold for $540,000 in July, nearly double its estimated sale price prior to the auction. On December 1, Bonham’s will sell Ringo Starr’s 1964 Facel ...
08.10.2013 | 1731 views | 0 comments
Ferrari 250 GTO Sells Privately for $52 Million, Highest Ever for a Car

Ferrari 250 GTO Sells Privately for $52 Million, Highest Ever for a Car

It is the highest price ever paid for a car

Last year, A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO originally ordered by Sterling Moss but never driven by him sold privately for $35 million to become the most expensive car ever sold. Now, a 1963 250 GTO has shattered that record by being privately sold for $52 ...
03.10.2013 | 3158 views | 0 comments
Mitsubishi Celebrates Start of 40th Anniversary in Europe

Mitsubishi Celebrates Start of 40th Anniversary in Europe

It hopes to return to profitability in Europe in March 2014

Mitsubishi might be one of the saddest automakers still on sale. It feels like a dead company walking with old products that do not compete with the market leaders, but Mitsubishi is celebrating the start of its 40th anniversary in Europe when its...
01.10.2013 | 5547 views | 0 comments

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