April 21, 2019

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71-Year Old Woman’s Beetle Restored After 51 Years And 350,000 Miles

The Volkswagen Beetle is one of the most iconic cars of all time, so we were a bit surprised when the company announced it would end production with a Final Edition model with no plans for a successor. However, given the popularity of the Beetle nameplate, we wouldn’t be surprised if iteventually makes a comeback as an […]

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Oldest known production VW Beetle has been restored

When Ondrej Brom purchased an old Volkswagen Beetle rotting underneath a tree, he had no idea it was the oldest surviving production example While the Volkswagen Beetle can’t escape a complex and disturbing origin story, the humble Bug defined a generation of peace-loving youths and spawned one of Disney’s greatest franchises; Herbie. Yet, it’s the eerie […]

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This Is Fast? – SWEDISH SLEEPER

Starting in early in the year, these crazy Swedes pulled this wagon apart and started building a mean V8 Volvo machine! Cutting it close, they managed to pull the car together only a few days before Hot Rod’s “Drag Week” 2018 began. With virtually no data, they started off the week with certification passes and […]

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This 1930 Cadillac V16 would destroy any modern car

Reckon all pre-war classics are slow, bouncy and ungainly? The 1930 Cadillac Sixteen headed for auction with RM Sotheby’s doesn’t think so – boasting a 7.4-litre V16 engine under the bonnet… In a modern world where internal combustion attracts controversy and charismatic, fuel-hungry beasts are being hounded to extinction, gearheads repeatedly turn to the avenues […]

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Is the Eagle Speedster the ultimate Jaguar E-type?

We drive the $800,000 (£600,000) all-alloy bespoke E-type from world-renowned Eagle to see if ‘the most beautiful car ever made’ really can be improved upon You’ll have heard the well-worn story of Enzo Ferrari viewing the Jaguar E-type for the first time, and proclaiming it ‘the most beautiful car ever made’. Well, what if he’d […]

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Icon’s Electric Fiat 500 Giardiniera Is The Perfect Tool For City Driving

Electric conversions are increasingly gaining traction in the classic car world, and the trend shows no signs of stopping anytime soon. Especially in the case of popular but really slow classics like the original Beetle or, in this case, the Fiat 500 in its cute Giardiniera wagon bodystyle. The electric powertrain conversion was a collaboration between […]

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Funky Cadillac Die Valkyrie Could Be Yours For Less Than $400K

Brooks Stevens was one of the most influential American industrial designers of the mid-20th century, including penning the original Jeep Wagoneer and 1949 Harley-Davidson Hydra-Glide. Even geniuses have bad moments, and his styling for the 1955 Cadillac Die Valkyrie concept is mighty polarizing. If owning a luxury convertible with a giant chrome prow is your style, then […]

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How you can get to drive classic Jaguars – even a D-type!

Jaguar Classic has introduced Classic Driving Experience Days, which mean you can drive XK120, XK150, Mk2, E-type, XJC and even a D-type replica The chance to drive any classic Jaguar is a rare and special thing. If you don’t own one, you could perhaps hire one or borrow a friend’s – or how about driving […]

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Icon Blends Old And New With Tesla-Powered 1949 Mercury Coupe

The automotive community has fallen in love with the concept of a restomod – an old car that has been completely refurbished so it drives like a new car. Among the companies that build these cars, few have reached the level of prestige of Icon, a California-based company founded by designer Jonathan Ward. Icon has […]

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Porsche Project Gold Grabs $3 Million At Auction In Just 10 Minutes

2018 represents seven decades of Porsche sports cars and what better way to celebrate this milestone if not by coming out with a retro-flavored car? Porsche Classic’s 993 is a nod to the past while taking inspiration from the modern Turbo S Exclusive Series from where it has inherited the flashy Golden Yellow Metallic paint. The car […]

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