I’ve found it surprisingly difficult to sell my Nissan Skyline GT-R. It isn’t due to a lack of potential buyers. There are many potential buyers. It’s just that most of them think that “ur” is an appropriate way to shorten the word “your.” »
Why is this 1964 Saab worth nearly half a million dollars? Because it does Mach 2 and was designed to kill people. »
What’s your car good for; 130 MPH? Maybe 150? Whatever, it’s pretty much all the same until you clear 1,000 and for $185,000, this fifty-year-old slab of Soviet metal will get you to the speed of sound. I mean as soon as you figure out how to fly it. »
In 1967 the president of Pontiac was shown this LeMans Concept Sport Truck; a 350 V8-powered El Camino with the interior and front end of a Pontiac LeMans. He didn’t like it enough to build it, but at least somebody preserved it. »
After the 24 Hours of Le Mans, I missed my flight and ended up stuck in Paris for an extra day. Since I was in Paris, I decided to at least venture into the city for dinner. Lo and behold, the Toyota storefront on the Avenue des Champs-Élyseés was considerably more interesting than the ones here in America.
At the end of the 1970’s International Harvester had a choice to make; abandon their efforts in the SUV game or revive the “Scout” brand a third time. Allegedly some wild prototypes came out of those brainstorming sessions, like this 1980 Hurst Shawnee which you can have for $175,000.
That’s right, you can go and bid on this intact 1944 P-51D Mustang that has not flown since the 1970s for same price as an entry level base Ford Mustang! This oxidized example of North American’s legendary WWII fighter has been untouched for over ten years but has been stored out of a elements in a hangar. »
Who needs an actual scaled-down racer like a Baby Grand or a Legends car when you can just take an arcade model of a NASCAR racer and and plop a 1,700-cc Volkswagen engine in it? »
You can keep your Porsche 944 Turbo Cups with all their turbo lag and misery. I prefer the smoother, more predictable powerband of the naturally aspirated 944s, and the biggest engine Porsche ever put in a 944 is my holy grail. That, of course, is the 944 S2, and one of just seven IMSA Firehawk 944 S2s is for sale. »
Need a Daytona Prototype, a Prototype Challenge or a Prototype Lites car for TUDOR United SportsCar? Love bright orange? 8 Star Motorsports is short on funding this season and just put a ton of their IMSA-legal toys up for sale. Their crunch is your gain, amigo. »Oh, and if you're not interested in an orange prototype…
This 1998 Buick La Sabre is the automotive embodiment of every grandfather I know; family-friendly-if-conservative demeanor up front, batshit backwoods construction project inspired by a few swigs of cough medicine out behind the house. »
Most of us just string up a few lights and start grilling, but what if it was possible to make more use of the inside space on a race hauler? Say, if there were some ingenious way to connect two haulers together into a two-level Haus of Party? Say hello the race hauler/party bus combo that we deserve. »
Stumped on holiday gifts? Have more cash than usual sitting around? Why not buy that special someone a race car? Here are five of the most interesting finds we found across the Intertoobz. »