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Posted On: 2018-06-01 16:50:37 ; Read: 725 time(s)
Classic car bodyshell manufacturer British Motor Heritage (BMH) has revealed that orders for its Mk1 Mini bodyshells has exceeded all expectations since the launch in November 2016 – and that the next step is likely to be the introduction of competition-spec Mini bodyshells. BMH displayed its prototype shell at the 2016 NEC Classic Motor Show, and orders have flooded in ever since. The shell is [...]
Posted On: 2018-06-01 16:30:47 ; Read: 807 time(s)
Finding a pristine example of the first-generation Volkswagen GTI is getting pretty tough, especially since the oldest ones in Europe now have over 40 years on the road. A new video suggests that the effort to hunt a good one down would be very worthwhile because the progenitor of the hot hatch segment still looks amazing to drive. [...]
Posted On: 2018-05-30 18:44:30 ; Read: 427 time(s)
James Bond's Goldeneye Aston Martin DB5 for sale! The DB5 driven by 007 Pierce Brosnan is expected to top £1.2-million when it's offered for sale at Goodwood Festival of Speed by Bonhams this July. The 1965 Aston Martin DB5 driven by James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) in the 1995 007 movie GoldenEye is to be offered for sale at the Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale on 13 July. It's estimated that [...]
Posted On: 2018-05-23 07:32:10 ; Read: 400 time(s)
The little Volkswagen Beetle was, as proclaimed by the ultimate psychopath the world has ever seen, the “people’s car”. We all know that when people have a toy to play with, some of us will take that toy, and use it in a very different way it was intended. Therefore, the Beetle has been modified numerous of time “by the people, for the people’s fun” and racing is a lot of fun. Wherev [...]
Posted On: 2018-05-18 07:29:49 ; Read: 731 time(s)
This weekend, May 19-20, the world's oldest Volkswagen transporters will gather in the Netherlands for this year's European Barndoor Gathering, a meet for early VW 'Bulli' buses built from 1950 to 1955 – and only the second such event, the first having taken place in 2014. The Barndoor Gathering will be held this year at Amersfoort, just outside Amsterdam. In the 1950s, Ben Pon – the Dutch [...]
Posted On: 2018-05-17 08:16:17 ; Read: 605 time(s)
“If you start dealing with historical VW parts,” said Matt Hummel, a California car collector, “at some point you’ll automatically end up with Porsche. Hummel’s collection of rare and varied Porsche cars and parts put the man on the automaker’s map. Hummel’s story is in Porsche customer magazine Christophorus, No. 378, with words by Bastian Fuhrmann and photos from Jay Watson. The st [...]
Posted On: 2018-04-30 08:11:44 ; Read: 675 time(s)
Today, 30 April 2018, is World Land Rover Day, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the company – exactly 70 years since the first Land Rover made its debut at the 1948 Amsterdam Motor Show. Land Rover is inviting fans to join the celebrations in a World Land Rover Day online broadcast. It stars the people who helped create the world’s most-loved 4x4s and Land Rover’s technologies, from its [...]
Posted On: 2018-04-25 09:13:34 ; Read: 627 time(s)
An original 1963 Cheetah, created to take on the Ford GT40 and Shelby Cobra, will be auctioned by Guernsey’s in New York City during a one-lot auction on May 10. A General Motors collaboration with Bill Thomas, this Cheetah was owned by the same custodian since 1965, and the fourth of only 23 believed built. It is also the only known unrestored, completely original surviving example. [...]
Posted On: 2017-05-23 16:29:31 ; Read: 1098 time(s)
Roger Moore, who captivated audiences as the suave and unassailable superspy James Bond in seven of the iconic franchise’s films, died Tuesday after a short battle with cancer. He was 89. [...]
Posted On: 2017-04-26 10:16:53 ; Read: 1152 time(s)
The FJ Company out of Miami, Florida are masters in the art of reviving and restomodding classic Toyota FJ40s. Their latest project, inspired by the "Tonka Truck" look, celebrates the classic lines of the FJ while drawing heavy inspiration from the world of custom hot rods at the same time. The final result is definitely something to behold. [...]