This Lamborghini Miura is a daily driver

Trust your doctor when it comes to caring for your vintage supercar. This 1970 Miura S is owned by the Zürich-based gentleman racer and OB/GYN man Konstantin Ioannidis, and he does what few owners of very expensive vintage cars do. He takes his Miura out on the open road for regular drives. » 7/25/11 12:00pm 7/25/11 12:00pm

How to parallel park a 1968 Alfa Romeo racing prototype

Connoisseurs of vintage Top Gear clips will know that parallel parking a big, mid-engined Italian supercar—say, a Lamborghini Countach—is a chore. The same cannot be said of big, mid-engined Italian race cars, like this Alfa Romeo 33/2. And when its owner was kind enough to accept a hand, Jalopnik was there to help. » 7/12/11 4:00pm 7/12/11 4:00pm

The awesome age of the American automobile

Back in the 1930s, America made cars that were the envy and the standard of the world. It wouldn’t surprise Peter Heydon, a retired professor of English from Michigan. This is his big green Lincoln K Series V12 Le Baron Coupé from 1935. » 6/20/11 10:30am 6/20/11 10:30am

Damn the recession, full Edwardian speed ahead

If you have the means to own and maintain one of the earliest Rolls–Royces ever made, you too can make participation in the recession a choice instead of a fact of life. The downside would be serious exposure to the elements and a total lack of lumbar support. Oh, the rich. » 6/03/11 10:00am 6/03/11 10:00am

How to dress for the Ferrari P4/5 Competizione

Jim Glickenhaus’s not-for-sale bespoke racing Ferrari dropped by Lake Como the previous weekend for the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este after taking 13th at the 42. Adenauer ADAC Rundstrecken-Trophy at the Nürburgring the previous Saturday. Among the many nattily attired ladies in attendance, one made the perfect… » 5/31/11 12:30pm 5/31/11 12:30pm

Searching for crap angles on the Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale

Had the Lamborghini Miura not been invented, Franco Scaglione’s Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale from 1967 would be the sexiest car ever built. Here, in this 5-photo series, we attempt to find an angle on it that sucks. Sadly, the Alfa is semi-obscured by a tarp and a McLaren F1 on the first photo. In our search for design… » 5/27/11 4:00pm 5/27/11 4:00pm

Saab Aero X: The Greatest Saab That Never Was

On February 27, 2006, Saab unveiled an ethanol-powered grand tourer concept which suddenly, dramatically and finally gave new meaning to that trampled and misused slogan — Born From Jets. » 12/21/09 10:30am 12/21/09 10:30am