1953 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk I

This Aston seems to have been banged around more than Drea de Matteo’s character on “The Sopranos”

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This competition-modified DB2/4 Mk I was supplied new to Lawrence & Hilton Ltd. of Blackpool, and spent much of its life in the Sussex area. A list of the car’s competition successes is highlighted by class first places at the Curborough Sprint in 1992, 1993 and 1994, the Goodwood Sprint in 1994 and Read More

1986-1989 Ferrari 328 GTB/GTS

A used 328 can be affordable because the depreciation over a year or two may be small to non-existent for a moderate amount of driving

Every man should have one before he dies.” When I sold used Ferraris, this is what I used to say to close the deal. “You owe it to yourself to buy it, drive it and decide if it fits your lifestyle.” Some people loved the experience so Read More

1968-1975 BMW 2800/3.0 CS

Even when compared to cars of today, 3.0 CS coupes are capable enough in both performance and handling, and drive like a BMW should, with good steering feel and solid roadhandling

In 1968, $8,178 would buy you a finely engineered German luxury coupe, the new six-cylinder BMW 2800 CS. Or, you could save yourself $300 and slide into the front seat of a Lincoln Continental Mark III.
Unsurprisingly, Americans did not choose Read More

1968 Mercedes-Benz 300SE Cabriolet

The 300SE has always been a cult car, and it’s a great choice for a true open four-seater for classic events

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The Mercedes-Benz’s S-class cabriolet of the late-1960s wore the same timelessly elegant coachwork that debuted in 1959 on the 220SE, and as befitted a top-of-the-range luxury model, came equipped with automatic transmission, air conditioning, electric windows, and stereo radio as standard features.

The 300SE employed a version of Mercedes-Benz’s single-overhead-cam, seven-bearing inline Read More

1957 Kurtis-Offenhauser KK 500 G2 Indy Roadster

Front-engined Indy cars are the equivalent of those big, muscular farm boys from the ’50s with butch cuts, trucker’s tans, and aggressive smiles that sort of dare you to take them on

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After World War II, Frank Kurtis saw an opportunity and began to mass-produce midget racing cars of his own efficient and beautiful design. This business took off, and by the mid-1950s over 500 had been sold. Indeed, Kurtis’ Read More

1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 Alloy Berlinetta

The 308 was what customers told Ferrari they wanted, the Daytona was what Ferrari thought the customers wanted, but the 275 Berlinettas were what he, the man, wanted

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The 275 GTB has stood the test of time as well as any design in Ferrari history. In any of its many variations, its combination of aggression and aerodynamics is instantly recognized and unmistakably a Ferrari Berlinetta, a high performance GT with Read More

1949 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe de Ville

The new V8 was a landmark achievement, as it was quieter, more powerful and lighter than even the new Oldsmobile engine that was introduced at the same time

It is abundantly clear that The Motor found much to commend in the Series 62 Cadillac when testing Briggs Cunningham’s personal car early in 1950: “The Cadillac is a vehicle manifestly intended to cover long distances at a high cruising speed whilst demanding the Read More

1967 Maserati Ghibli 4.7 Coupe

Why, with all its aesthetic beauty, adequate performance, and driveability, does the Ghibli continue to sell for just a quarter the price of a Ferrari Daytona?

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Giorgio Giugiaro penned the striking lines for Maserati’s Ghibli, which debuted at the Turin Auto Show in 1966. Sporting a quad-cam V8 making 335 hp, the car was well received by the press and the public, and in retrospect, was the high-water mark for Read More

1998 McLaren F1

The McLaren F1 is a wreck just waiting to happen – while names can’t be named, over a dozen cars were crashed by their over-exuberant owners soon after delivery

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The idea of creating the ultimate and most exciting road car was conceived as early as 1988. Following a meeting of minds led by designer Gordon Murray, McLaren declared its intention to build the F1 using technology generated in its Formula Read More

1976-1981 Pontiac Trans Am “Bandit”

The second-generation Pontiac Trans Am was in production for twelve years, from 1970 to 1981, and effectively captured a generation of car enthusiasts in an era when Motor City muscle was in decline.

Admittedly, the Trans Am of the mid-1970s was a pale imitation of earlier models, an underpowered, portly beast that nearly fell victim to the same tightening government regulations that had killed the GTO and ‘Cuda, and reduced the Ford Mustang to a gussied-up Pinto. But the film Read More