A South African special from the ’70s
Not just cool, but rare, too. This is the only car that remains from a very limited run of 530 'MLE' special-edition cars built by BMW South Africa in the mid '70s. BMW found it and restored it, and now you
The restoration was made by the Expedition Motor Company
Between 1990 and 1993, Mercedes-Benz supplied the German military with 250GD versions of the all-conquering G-Wagen. The German military then repaid the favor by giving its G-Wagens the awesome nickname 'Wolf.'Now, to celebrate the G's 40th
It's better than new
This isn't just any old McLaren F1, but one fresh from an 18-month restoration undertaken by the good people over at McLaren's Special Operations division. Welcome then, to number #63.The first step was to completely strip the body
“I sell cars up to ¥20 million and have a five-year waiting list”
I guess this must be purgatory... for no other reason than I don't know if I'm standing at the rusty, padlocked gates of automotive heaven or hell. Behind them, over 400 'R31' Nissan Skylines-all forlorn, disemboweled, and methodically stacked
With 638hp under the hood and alligator leather all over the interior. Really
You know a car is something special when 'alligator-trimmed wool sun visors' reside on its spec sheet. And this 1949 Hudson Coupe really is special. It's been heavily breathed upon by Icon, a company we know well for its work
Five special units will be displayed at this year’s Concours d’Elegance
The Lamborghini Miura is so special, it's been awarded its very own special class at this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. It will be called, rather surprisingly, The Lamborghini Miura Class.But then you already knew the Lamborghini Miura
Meet the UK team who does restomods right
Old sports cars are cool. Compared with most modern fast things they seem impossibly tiny, slim-pillared, and delicate. They say volumes more about your character than any casually bought modern lump, have an air of romance and style that cares little
It literally had to be pulled out of there
We're told that this Datsun 280Z, before it was all matte and blue and new, was literally "pulled out of the owner's living room" in Germany. Literally. The windows of the house had to be taken out.From there, the
Every photo is wallpaper-worthy
By now, the story of the Miura's conception and birth are really only news to the most fervent of hermits. But we love it so much that we'll give it another quick recap: young guns at Lamborghini-who just happen
Porsche Classic worked its magic
Here we have a Porsche Carrera GT, but not any Carrera GT. This is a green and gold Carrera GT. But not any green and gold Carrera GT, it's a box-fresh green and gold Carrera GT courtesy of Porsche Classic.
The trainees even remanufactured some components
BMW's definition of the word 'apprentice' appears different from those of other companies. Rather than having their rookies run around trying to sell weird products at huge markups, the German carmaker tasked its apprentices with saving a one-of-a-kind
Tear-jerking stuff
There's something special about seeing an old, beat-up car being restored back to working order. You're essentially watching something with a lot of history get a new lease on life and a second chance to create new memories once
A treasure in the PH car-enthusiast community
Many a racer began their career behind the wheel of this very popular commuter car. a mainstay in slalom events, the Toyota 'KP' Starlet was (and still is) the toy to have if you wanted to take your first steps into grass-
One of the finest examples we have ever seen
During the very first day of the Philippine International Motor Show last September, the first car that caught our attention was a Capri Blue Toyota Land Cruiser. Upon taking a closer look at it, we thought, "We just have to feature this
A steadfast survivor
Although the general trend of today's automobiles have gone the way of planned obsolescence, there was a time when cars were simply designed and over-engineered to surpass their plotted lifespans. Case in point, the ever enduring Mercedes-Benz W123 240D.
Every ride has a tale to tell
Not too long ago, Toyota Motor Philippines called on its customers--both old and new--to share their most cherished experiences involving the Japanese carmaker's vehicles. Considering the number of memorable cars the company has brought in during its 30 years
A true shakotan experience
Arvin Nogueras, aka Caliph8, is an accomplished visual and sound artist who just happens to like old-school Japanese cars. His 1979 Toyota Cressida follows the principles and styling guidelines of shakotan, which means "vehicle with body lowered" and represents one of
Hopefully it can still be saved
We know what you're thinking: That's an odd-looking BMW M1. You're not wrong. What's weirder is that the history of this utterly bizarre violet wedge has largely remained a mystery--seemingly slipping through the cracks of the
The facility can fit almost 500 vehicles
We've driven Land Rover's Defender V8, but the place of its birth is probably worth a mention--Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works in Ryton, Coventry. Envisioned as a one-stop shop for older metal, consider it as a kind of
See you there!
The 27th Trans Sport Show is happening from May 17 to 20 at the SMX Convention Center beside Mall of Asia this weekend, and it is a huge milestone for the organizers. When it comes to bring-your-best-build events, the
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