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Erik Carlsson, rally champion in Saabs, dies at 86

Erik Carlsson, rally champion in Saabs, dies at 86

Erik Carlsson, who devoted his career to Saab and became one of the greatest rally racers of all time, has died in England at the age of 86. Famous for competing in tiny Saab sedans with two-cycle engines and for winning against much more powerful and advanced rally machines, he was nicknamed “Carlsson On the […]

By May 28, 2015 Read More →
Porsche racer reaches highest online sale for Bonhams

Porsche racer reaches highest online sale for Bonhams

The highest online sale for a Bonhams classic car auction happened Sunday when a 1990-93 Porsche Type 962 C Endurance Racing Competition Coupe sold for €1,495,000 ($1,624,000 at the current exchange rate) during the Spa Classic sale at the famed Belgian grand-prix racing circuit. The sale was part of a record €5,497,918 (nearly $6 million) […]

By May 28, 2015 Read More →
Cars from Roy Cats Lamborghini collection at Mecum

Cars from Roy Cats Lamborghini collection at Mecum

Six unique Lamborghinis from the Roy Cats collection are set to cross the block at Mecum Auctions’ sale in Seattle auction June 5-6, adding some Italian supercar luster to an auction that already includes the John Wickey collection of American muscle cars. The mid-engine V12-powered Lambos range from 1989 with an ultra-exotic Countach in 25th […]

1932 Alfa Romeo Zagato wins Villa d’Este best of show

1932 Alfa Romeo Zagato wins Villa d’Este best of show

A 1932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Zagato Spider was named best of show at the prestigious Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este held Sunday at the historic resort on the shores of Lake Como in northern Italy. The ruby-red Alfa sports car, styled by Zagato, arrived in Italy fresh from taking best of show honors at the […]

By May 27, 2015 Read More →
Classic ’49 Hudson going ‘low and slow’ to study health of U.S. highways

Classic ’49 Hudson going ‘low and slow’ to study health of U.S. highways

To draw attention to the state of the American infrastructure, including its highways and bridges, Engineering News-Record has sent two reporters and a 65-year-old Hudson on a cross-country trip. “Low and Slow Across America’s Infrastructure” is the name given to the assignment, which involves ENR.com senior transportation editor Aileen Cho and author Dan McNichol in […]

Thumpr Award to ’70 Ford Torino in Knoxville

Thumpr Award to ’70 Ford Torino in Knoxville

A 1970 Ford Torino owned by John Jinnings of Churubusco, Indiana, took home the “Thumpr Award”at the Street Rod Nationals South in Knoxville, Tennessee. The award is given by COMP Cams and the National Street Rod Association and goes to the car that turns the most heads because of an obnoxious amount of power. Jinnings’Torino […]

By May 27, 2015 Read More →
Stirling Moss selling vintage Porsche race car at auction

Stirling Moss selling vintage Porsche race car at auction

Famed racing driver Stirling Moss, much in the news lately because of his many appearances at concours and other events, has consigned a vintage competition Porsche from his own collection to the Bonhams Auction at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. The 1961 Porsche RS-61, like the agile RennSport race cars that Moss […]

By May 26, 2015 Read More →
ELK Charity Challenge: Generous people doing good

ELK Charity Challenge: Generous people doing good

’50 Philanthropists, 3 Charities, 1 Reason.” That is the tagline on the home page of the ELK Charity Challenge, a 7-day, 1,000-mile automotive adventure held last week. The E L K in the event’s name is shorthand for Everyone Loves Kids, and the reason for the event was to help make a better life for […]

NatGeo’s ‘Driving America’ special debuts tonight

NatGeo’s ‘Driving America’ special debuts tonight

Editor’s note: ClassicCars.com’s editorial director Larry Edsall is among those featured in this documentary on Americans and their love of cars. Here’s a video preview of the show’s American muscle car segment. National Geographic Channel’s news release suggests we all “cruise into summer with an epic look through the rearview mirror at the automobile’s impact […]

Amelia Island Concours adds SVRA vintage racing

Amelia Island Concours adds SVRA vintage racing

The Amelia Island Concours d’ Elegance ups its game once again with the addition of vintage motorsports to the March calendar of classic car happenings. The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association announced Friday that it will join the Florida concours, one of the nation’s leading automotive events, with four days of historic racing at nearby Fernandina […]

By May 25, 2015 Read More →