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Stirling Moss-Owned Shelby GT350 Up for Auction on August 17

Stirling Moss-Owned Shelby GT350 Up for Auction on August 17

Car was converted to R specs, and Moss raced it

Last year, a Ferrari 250 GTO ordered by Stirling Moss but never driven by him sold for $35 million to become the most expensive car of all time. On August 17, a Shelby GT350 converted to R specification that was owned and raced by Moss will go on ...
08.07.2013 | 1070 views | 0 comments
Rolls-Royce Completes 2013 Alpine Rally with 47 Silver Ghosts

Rolls-Royce Completes 2013 Alpine Rally with 47 Silver Ghosts

It celebrates the centenary of the event

Rolls-Royce has completed the Alpine Trail rally again 100 years after it conquered the 1,800 mile trek through five countries the first time. The rally included 47 classic Silver Ghosts and many modern Rolls-Royce cars. “The Centenary A...
05.07.2013 | 6390 views | 0 comments
Renault and Skoda Bringing Classics to Goodwood

Renault and Skoda Bringing Classics to Goodwood

Skoda showing its rare 1950 Le Mans entry

The Goodwood Festival of Speed will begin on July 11, and there will be some very odd but fun cars at the event this year and many interesting rally cars going through the Forest Rally Stage. For example, Renault is bringing its rare Alpine A310 G...
05.07.2013 | 6557 views | 0 comments
The Corvette Celebrates 60 Years Since the First Car Rolled Off the Line

The Corvette Celebrates 60 Years Since the First Car Rolled Off the Line

Over 1.5 million have been made

The Corvette is now officially 60 years old. The first car rolled off the assembly line in Flint, Michigan, on June 30, 1953. The cars were first shown publicly at the General Motors Autorama in New York on January 17, 1953. Since then over 1.5 mi...
01.07.2013 | 4635 views | 0 comments
RM Auctioning the Submersible Lotus Esprit from 'The Spy Who Loved Me'

RM Auctioning the Submersible Lotus Esprit from 'The Spy Who Loved Me'

The only car built for underwater scenes

RM Auctions is selling the only Lotus Esprit prepared by the makers of the James Bond film "The Spy Who Loved Me" that could actually function underwater. The car will be for auction at its September 8-9 sale in London.  The car...
01.07.2013 | 5094 views | 0 comments
Mercedes W196 R Auction at Goodwood May be Most Expensive Ever

Mercedes W196 R Auction at Goodwood May be Most Expensive Ever

Just ten of the cars still exist; this is the only one privately owned.

It is a rarity for one of the Mercedes Silver Arrow grand prix racers to show up in public, let alone go on sale. But this year at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on July 12, a 1954 Mercedes-Benz Type W196 R Formula 1 car will go up for auction. ...
24.06.2013 | 6648 views | 0 comments
McLaren is Celebrating 50 Years with a Group of Important F1s at Goodwood

McLaren is Celebrating 50 Years with a Group of Important F1s at Goodwood

The P1 will also be on display

McLaren is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and is bringing a brace of F1s to the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Among the cars will be chassis F1/01R that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1995, the prototype for the F1 LM and the Gulf-liveri...
19.06.2013 | 4255 views | 0 comments
Alfa Romeo Celebrates 90 Years of the Quadrifoglio Verde Name

Alfa Romeo Celebrates 90 Years of the Quadrifoglio Verde Name

History is hazy but linked to the Italian Air Force

Alfa Romeo is celebrating the 90th anniversary of their Quadrifoglio Verde name, which has adorned its race cars and sportiest road cars since 1923.  The exact history of the Quadrifoglio Verde, or four-leaf clover, name has been los...
14.06.2013 | 5880 views | 0 comments
New Museo Ferrari Opens in Maranello with More Space and New Layout

New Museo Ferrari Opens in Maranello with More Space and New Layout

The new musuem is over 1,000 square feet larger than previously

Ferrari has opened its new Museo Ferrari in Maranello with company President Luca di Montezemolo providing the opening remarks.  The new museum covers 1,000 square meters more than the previous museum, and it has been completely renovated...
14.06.2013 | 4086 views | 0 comments
Mini Wishes Porsche 911 a Happy 50th Birthday

Mini Wishes Porsche 911 a Happy 50th Birthday

Stages a photo shoot with classic examples of both cars

Porsche has already announced its 911 50th Anniversary special edition, but BMW also wants to congratulate its German colleague. To celebrate, it staged a photo shoot with a classic Mini and classic 911. The 911 and Mini are very different car...
06.06.2013 | 4956 views | 0 comments

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