Autos: Enthusiasts

Rolls-Royce dredges up Ghosts from its past

Thursday  18:46,   08 march 2018

Company honours first Silver Ghost with bespoke collection of 35 GhostsThe company says it will produce a “collection” of 2018 Rolls-Royce Ghost, the full-size luxury sedan unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show and on sale since September 2009,[...]

General Mayhem: The Most Famous Charger in History Flying High

Thursday  18:40,   08 march 2018

Back in the early 1980s, at a nondescript shop not far from the end of what is now the Bob Hope Airport near Burbank, California, a war of time and attrition was waged daily. While no lives were lost in this war, this battle between man and machine[...]

Find of the Week: 1965 Plymouth Belvedere Hemi Wagon

Wednesday  18:06,   07 march 2018

It's a classic wagon that will haul butts. At least six of them, more quickly than the factory ever imagined. It's a Plymouth Belvedere II. With a 426 Hemi V8.This Plymouth started out as a pedestrian family hauler. Sometime between grocery[...]

Behold The World's First Concept Car

Friday  18:09,   02 march 2018
Road & Track

1938's Buick Y Job also became GM's Design VP's daily driver for almost thirteen years.Y Job came with a longer, wider and lower body featuring hidden power headlamps, power windows, a power soft top and an automatic gearbox, as well as[...]

Formula 1 Cars of 2018

Friday  17:47,   02 march 2018

It’s here! The 2018 Formula 1 season is upon us! Well, sort of. Testing is underway at the very least, and with testing, comes the first glimpse at the 10 sets of 2018 liveries. There are many questions, what with new engine deals, new regulations[...]

The Lotus 340R Is Still One Of The Most Extreme Cars Put Into Production

Thursday  22:01,   01 march 2018

It's still refreshing to see the so-millennial-it-hurts 2000 Lotus 340R, one of the most extreme cars ever put into production. The 340R was based on the Elise, a car that was already designed to be as light and simple as a road car could get. I [...]

Junkyard Gem: 1977 Porsche 924

Tuesday  22:41,   27 february 2018

This one has double-digit horsepower and an old-timey four-speed transmission.This one had 2001 newspapers inside, indicating that it had been out of action for nearly two decades, prior to ending up in its final parking[...]

Zen and the art of a Motorcycle Collective

Monday  22:41,   26 february 2018

“I want to buy a bike but I don’t know how to work on it. And even if I did I don’t have anywhere to work on it.” The just launched Vancouver Motorcycle Collective hopes to solve those two issues for both prospective and longtime riders. And in the[...]

Forgotten 720-mile 2009 Corvette Z06 emerges from storage

Sunday  07:20,   18 february 2018

What you are looking at is a slightly scratched, but otherwise complete and never registered 2009 Z06. In all respects it's treated as an abandoned vehicle, and the Duluth-based seller says the VIN doesn't show it to be a stolen car. There's no[...]

How To Turn a Cargo Van into a Hotel Room

Sunday  07:20,   18 february 2018
Road & Track

In an area with bad hotel options, can a van fill the void? We borrowed a Mercedes-Benz Metris to find out.That meant I needed alternative accommodations, like a cargo[...]

Find of the Week: 1962 Jaguar E-Type

Friday  21:38,   16 february 2018

It was called the most beautiful car ever made by a man responsible for some of the most beautiful cars ever made. A lightweight classic sports car that was based on a Le Mans winner. It's also our Find of the Week, a 1962 Jaguar[...]

Christian von Koenigsegg Built the World’s Fastest Car, But Drives a Tesla

Friday  19:06,   16 february 2018

Christian von Koenigsegg is a 46-year-old Swedish entrepreneur who designed and built the fastest production car on the planet, the Koenigsegg Agera RS, which holds five — count ’em, five — public-road speed records. This particular hypercar, which[...]

One of 10,494: A 1963 Corvette Split-Window Story

Friday  18:14,   16 february 2018

There were 10,494 Corvette split-window coupes built for 1963.There were 10,494 Corvette split-window coupes built for 1963, so there has to be at least that many stories, and thousands more if a pass-around rate for Corvette owners is added to the[...]

Out of the Sinkhole: Corvette Museum Has Restored the Last of the Damaged Vettes

Friday  18:13,   16 february 2018
Car and Driver

Out of the Sinkhole: Corvette Museum Has Restored the Last of the Damaged Vettes Exactly four years ago, a massive sinkhole appeared directly under the National Corvette Museum, swallowing eight of the rarest and most special Corvettes on Earth. Of [...]

Rare 1971 LS6 Corvette is Uncovered

Wednesday  21:51,   14 february 2018

The legend[...]