Classic Cars

Schumacher's Championship Winning Benetton B194 Heading to Auction

Schumacher's Championship Winning Benetton B194 Heading to Auction

The car is ready to be used

Michael Schumacher dominated an era of Formula 1. He won back-to-back championships with Benetton in 1994 and 1995 and moved to Ferrari in 1996 to win more consecutive championships from 2000 to 2004. COYS is sending the Benetton B194 that Schumac...
06.08.2013 | 5619 views | 0 comments
Seat Looking Back on 600 40 Years After Productions End

Seat Looking Back on 600 40 Years After Productions End

It built over 800,000 units

Despite just being Fiat 600 produced under license in Spain, the Seat 600 remained in production from June 27, 1957, to July 31, 1973, and was partially responsible for mobilizing Spanish society after the civil war. Seat is celebrating the car&rs...
01.08.2013 | 5269 views | 0 comments
The Queen of England's 2001 Daimler Super V8 LWB Heads to Auction

The Queen of England's 2001 Daimler Super V8 LWB Heads to Auction

It still has functioning emergency lights

These days the Queen of England rides in a custom Bentley, but before that she had a 2001 Daimler Super V8 LWB. Historics at Brooklands will auction the car on August 31 and expects it to sell for £25,000-£30,000 (€28,725-&eu...
30.07.2013 | 6388 views | 0 comments
Annual Citroën Celebration Moves to Aragon Racecourse for 20th Year

Annual Citroën Celebration Moves to Aragon Racecourse for 20th Year

This year especially celebrates Spanish-made Citroëns.

Citroën’s annual celebration will begin at Motorland Aragon racecourse in Alcañiz, Spain, from July 31 to August 4. This the 20th year for the annual event, and Citroën is anticipating record-breaking attendance. With ov...
30.07.2013 | 754 views | 0 comments
Honda Recreates Senna's 1989 Suzuka Qualifying Lap in Light and Sound

Honda Recreates Senna's 1989 Suzuka Qualifying Lap in Light and Sound

It used the original telemetry information for the lap

Crank up the speakers for this video because it is a great one.  As celebration of its return to Formula 1 with McLaren, Honda has recreated Ayrton Senna's qualifying lap for the 1989 Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka. But Honda did not d...
26.07.2013 | 1714 views | 0 comments
John Lennon's First Car, a Ferrari 330GT, Sells for $540,000 at Auction

John Lennon's First Car, a Ferrari 330GT, Sells for $540,000 at Auction

It was one of 500 made

John Lennon's first car, a blue 1965 Ferrari 330GT 2+2 Coupe, sold for £359,900 (€416,213 or $541,577) at Bonham's auction during the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Bonham's estimated that the car would sell for betwe...
15.07.2013 | 4942 views | 0 comments
Bonham's Mercedes-Benz W196R Sets New Record for Auto Auction

Bonham's Mercedes-Benz W196R Sets New Record for Auto Auction

It is the highest price ever paid for a car at auction

As predicted, Bonham's auction of a 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196R that Juan Manuel Fangio won in the '54 German and Swiss Grands Prix has set the new record for a car sold at auction with a final sale price of £19,601,500 ($29,650,09...
14.07.2013 | 7316 views | 0 comments
Porsche Celebrating 50 Years of the 911 and Classic Turbos at Goodwood

Porsche Celebrating 50 Years of the 911 and Classic Turbos at Goodwood

All seven generations of 911 will be on display

Porsche is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 911 at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, and it is also celebrating its turbocharged race cars. All seven generations of 911 will be on display including the new 911 GT3 car, which wil...
11.07.2013 | 1601 views | 0 comments
BMW Celebrating Nelson Piquet at Goodwood in BT52 and M1 Procar

BMW Celebrating Nelson Piquet at Goodwood in BT52 and M1 Procar

It will also drive the V12 LMR up the Goodwood Hill

BMW and Mini have quite a lineup planned for the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The biggest draw for the marque will be Nelson Piquet driving the Brabham BT52 30 years after he won the Formula 1 World Drivers’ Championship in the car. BMW will ...
10.07.2013 | 3555 views | 0 comments
Jaguar Bringing Classic Racers and Modern R Models to Goodwood

Jaguar Bringing Classic Racers and Modern R Models to Goodwood

It is also presenting a new design study for the F-Type

Jaguar is bringing a trio of modern R models and another group of classic racers to the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The new models include the XFR-S, XJR and XKR-S GT, and the racers are the XJR-9, XJ13, D-Type and XK 120. There will also be a new...
09.07.2013 | 4305 views | 0 comments

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