Articles about Classic Car

If looks could kill
No. Go back. Look at the picture again. We'll wait.There, that's more like it, isn't it? This is a 1957 Corvette-in our minds, the best-looking to ever emerge from Chevrolet. And that's not just an
Agent 007 would be proud
James Bond movies tend to follow a basic checklist: guns, gadgets, and cars. Fans all over the world enjoy the suave secret agent's exploits and all the nifty toys he gets to play with. But of all the fast and luxurious
A restoration in progress
I first came across this Benz on a Facebook page dedicated to local vintage cars. It immediately caught my attention because it is a 1964 Mercedes-Benz 200S 'Fintail,' and I have my own Fintail project that I'm currently working on
It has been a while, we know
It has been more than two years since I last made a blog post about my 1967 W110-body Mercedes-Benz 200D. Damn, that's a very long time.The original plan was to document the car's revival, very much like
After 59 long years
It looks like the chaps at Coventry have finally decided to give this car the happy ending it deserves. In March this year, Jaguar announced it would build nine units of the "continuation" XKSS after a 59-year hiatus. Its team of
Yep, this car is in this state today
George Apacible is a true car guy and a well-known figure in the local racing community. He also has one hell of a car collection, including this 1972 Mark I Ford Escort.A brief primer on the model: It is acknowledged
No? Ask your father about it
The original Mercedes-Benz SL was a tough act to follow. Based on a pure race car, the 300SL of 1954 had an unmistakable sporting pedi­gree, and became a legend while still in production. The second-generation SL had to be
Watching this makes us want to get one
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. In January, we reported that 300 units of the classic DeLorean DMC-12 would be assembled and sold to extremely lucky (and presumably wealthy)
Popularly known in PH as Sakbayan
There are young Volkswagen enthusiasts who have no idea what a Sakbayan is. But those who know this strange model agree that it is quite special. We are certain that pretty soon, the Sakbayan will be valued among classic-VW collectors because
Any takers out there?
The original air-cooled Volkswagen Beetle was in production for well over half a century. The Ferdinand Porsche-designed Love Bug has roots that date back to the darker days of Nazi Germany. After World War II, British Army officer Ivan Hirst
To be simply called Dawn
British luxury carmaker Rolls-Royce is currently developing a new drophead, which is how it calls its convertibles, and it will be named as the Dawn. (We won't blame you if you thought you heard 'Enveloped Ideas' after reading the previous
One of only 37 units ever made
A 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider, one of 60 cars that belonged to a French industrialist and which had lain dormant for over 50 years, just sold for $18,457,562 (P818 million) to an unidentified buyer, setting the highest
Formerly owned by the Brunei royal family
The Jaguar XJ220 has an interesting place in automotive supercar history. Its concept-car study was a massive success, garnering enough interest for its parent company to green-light it for production.But along the way, the XJ220's macho V12 became
How much will one unit sell for?
Early this week, we reported that Jaguar design director Ian Callum had asked Jaguar restoration specialist Classic Motor Cars to build him a modernized version of the classic Jaguar Mark 2. Well, the response from car enthusiasts around the world has been
For his personal ride
Jaguar Cars design director Ian Callum has redesigned an old Mark 2 for himself, the result of an 18-month joint project between himself and renowned Jaguar restoration company Classic Motor Cars.According to CMC, the Mark 2 has seen some extensive
We challenge you
A jalopy is defined as "an old car in a dilapidated condition." And there are many such cars sitting idly all over the country. These photos show some of these jalopies. One look and you can tell right away they badly need
With modern refinements, of course
The term "retroing" is popular in the world of sneakers, where Adidas and Nike revive popular models for wide release. But, thankfully, it seems carmakers also do rereleases. Toyota just announced that it will once again sell the 70 Series-generation of
You have to read this
Nope, there's no typographical error in the article's title. A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO has just fetched a cool $38,115,000 (that's in US dollars) at a just-concluded Bonhams auction. If you try to convert that into
The remaining 6 units
In May, Jaguar announced that it would continue the production of the last six units of its aluminum-bodied Lightweight E-Type, 50 years after it stopped the car's production with only 12 of the planned 18-unit run having been
Can you guess what car it is?
There's a saying that you never forget your first, whatever that may be--your first kiss, for example. For car guys, that first would be the car they learned to drive in.Aaron Benson's father Larry learned to drive in
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