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Driven: 2015 Mercedes-Benz C400

Driven: 2015 Mercedes-Benz C400

The driving position is terrific. And the driving itself is delightful, thanks in part to the steering and suspension set up and to a bi-turbocharged V6 engine that, when encouraged by your right foot, acts like a big-ol’ V8 as it provides an eager 329 horsepower and not only a wonderfully thrustful 354 pound-feet of […]

By April 14, 2015 Read More →
Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach: 1937 Cord 812 Phaeton

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach: 1937 Cord 812 Phaeton

Editor’s note: This is the seventh in a 10-day series featuring significant cars to  be sold this month at Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach Auction. 1937 Cord 812 Phaeton The Cord 810 is one of the immortal designs of the American automobile industry. Selected for exhibition at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, Gordon Buehrig’s hidden-headlight and […]

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach: 1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach: 1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL

Editor’s note: This is the sixth in a 10-day series featuring important cars to sold this month at Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach Auction. 1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Roadster Produced from 1955 to 1963, the Mercedes-Benz 190SL is a two-door luxuary roadster. The 190SL is the smaller and more accessible version of the famed 300SL, sharing basic styling, […]

By April 12, 2015 Read More →
Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach: Classic Chevelles

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach: Classic Chevelles

Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a 10-day series featuring the cars to be sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach Auction. 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS396 convertible One of the most fashionable offerings from Chevrolet’s late-’60s series of Super Sport performance machines was the 1967 Chevelle SS convertible, a tantalizing marriage of timeless styling and tire-shredding […]

By April 11, 2015 Read More →
Pick of the Week: 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle SS convertible

Pick of the Week: 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle SS convertible

The gigantic V8-powered AutoFair currently under way at Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina has me focused on classic muscle cars, so here’s a high-performance all-American beauty for Pick of the Week. This is a real-deal 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle SS convertible, according to the Rockville, Maryland, classic car dealer placing the advertisement, with matching numbers […]

By April 10, 2015 Read More →
Driven: Volvo V60 T6 R-Design wagon

Driven: Volvo V60 T6 R-Design wagon

If you think a Volvo station wagon sounds like the ultimate in dullsville, think again, because the latest compact five-door from the Swedish automaker goes way beyond mere utility. The 2015 Volvo V60 is one of the sleekest wagons out there and the T6 R-Design version that I drove cranks it up in performance and […]

By April 10, 2015 Read More →
Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach: Rolls-Royce

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach: Rolls-Royce

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a 10-day series featuring significant cars to be sold this month at Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach Auction. 1964 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III long-wheelbase saloon Making its first appearance in 1963, the Silver Cloud III arrived with external dimensions slightly altered and interior remodeled from previous Silver Cloud model years. […]

By April 10, 2015 Read More →
Vintage Profile: Wally Dallenbach Sr. Indy cars

Vintage Profile: Wally Dallenbach Sr. Indy cars

(This story was written by Nathan Evans, 15, one of the Junior Journalists at ClassicCars.com.) As all of my friends and relatives know, I am a huge motorsports fan. So when my father was gifted a box of Indianapolis 500 photos from various years, I couldn’t help but search through them, trying to find drivers […]

By April 9, 2015 Read More →
Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach: Chevy customs

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach: Chevy customs

Editor’s note: This is the third in a 10-day series featuring cars of interest to be sold this month at Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach Auction. 1962 Chevrolet Corvette custom convertible The 1962 Chevrolet Corvette was quick, with two new engine options available. This also was the last model year with a solid-rear-axle suspension that had been […]

By April 9, 2015 Read More →
Will drift cars become cherished classics?

Will drift cars become cherished classics?

In 2006, a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 convertible rolled across the auction block at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale sale, and sold for $1,242,000. What made this car special was that it had been drag raced in 1970 by Ray Allen, who won seemingly every significant event that year, including the National Hot Rod Association’s U.S. Nationals. Thirty-six […]

By April 8, 2015 Read More →