There were only 40 chassis produced for the BMW M1 Procar Championship racing series between 1979 and 1980, and you’re looking at No. 31. It was a backup race car that didn’t make it to the track, instead living its life as a road car. Now, it’s been restored to its Procar glory—while staying street legal.
Lamborghini’s first Miura SV, the Spinto Veloce prototype built for the Geneva Motor Show, is a gorgeous one-off. And now you can finally see just like the audience did back in 1971.
Porsche 911s are more commonly seen in sportscar racing series today, so it may come as a surprise that the first 911 Porsche ever raced participated in the Rallye Monte-Carlo—an event that is now part of the grueling World Rally Championship! Yes, Porsche 911s even look fantastic with a spotlight for a hat.
If you visit a car museum like the Petersen or the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, once you put your jaw back to its place, start wondering what’s going on in the background, because at such establishments, they sure as hell can’t wait for a restoration to finish before the next one starts. Jay Leno seems to…
You walk up to a guy at a classic car market who doesn’t have a clue what sort of a rusted out BMW he’s selling in banana boxes. It’s 1989. The Berlin Wall feels weaker every day, so you make the purchase in hope of a brighter future, obviously.
It took Mercedes-Benz Classic three years to rebuild the 1938 540 K Streamliner they found in a warehouse back in 2001. Thankfully, they documented the process, and the result is this 45-minute flick that shows how the Streamliner went from a jumble of parts to 115 MPH.
Classic car restoration is a challenging but fulfilling– OH MY GOD, THERE ARE SO MANY BEES.
This 1939 Peterbilt 260 was the first truck Peterbilt ever constructed in entirety, and only fourteen others like were built that year. It spent years languishing in the Arizona desert until Bob Dean, a professional auto restorer with a shop in Louisiana, found it and saw something worth saving.
Sometimes a pair is so perfectly matched they can't help but get married. That's what you see here in this incredibly endearing video when you combine two mechanical engineers, an upcoming wedding, and a need for a sweet, sweet ride.
Monsieur Bernhard Nabucet has been running his own trucking company just outside Paris for nearly fifty years now. He has also been a massive fan of Volvos since day one, so it's no wonder that next to the shiny new fleet, he also has a special one in the garage.
Before they become barn finds or scrap metal, old vehicles stumble into a purgatory, stashed somewhere by owners who never find time to fix them. Here's the story of two men who gave their father a Christmas gift of time.
Fernando Aguerre discovered these fantastically carved, wooden-bodied, vintage Cadillac funeral cars while exploring an antique barn in Argentina.
The folks over at Jalopy Journal dug up a real gem the other day, the Norman Timbs Buick Special . The car was built in the late forties by the racecar designer and cost the princley sum of about $10,000 to put together. The aluminum body over tube frame stretches out to 17.5′ long (same as my Lincoln) with a 117″…