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Classified Hero: 1997 Jaguar XJ220

This fierce 680bhp Jaguar XJ220 is not so mellow in yellow, but it is our latest classified hero. Here's why the once lampooned big cat makes perfect …

Jaguar XJ

Singer's latest recreation is an ultralightweight Porsche 911

Singer Vehicle Design produces some stunningly reimagined classic Porsche 911s, and the latest model is making its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Called the Dynamics and Lightweighting Study (DLS), it was developed in partnership with Williams Advanced Engineering.<p>Singer and Williams …

Carbon Fiber

Custom VW CADDY with 500+HP Volvo Engine

While surfing on the internet we stumbled up on this strange but awesome! looking Volkswagen Caddy.<p>A mid-engined, Volvo turbo-powered, RWD 1988 VW …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Singer and Williams's Wildly Reimagined 500-HP Porsche 911 Is Beyond Incredible

Look at it. Just look at it.<p>Last year, we told you about Singer and Williams's Dynamics and Lightweighting Study, which was the development of a wildly modified Porsche 911. Today, it's here. At the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend, Singer is showing off the first two restorations from this …

cars

Lamborghini Countach: The greatest vehicle of the 1970s

All hail the wedge.

Sports Cars

A brief history of the Nissan Skyline GT-R

Rahul Sharan<p>Cars, Culture<p>May 29th, 2018<p>You know when a car is nicknamed <b>“Godzilla”</b> it means business. The Nissan Skyline GT-R is a car that arguably …

Nissan Skyline

Game Changer - 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR Turbo 2.1

45 years ago, Porsche had launched the 917/20, a car built for racing in the Can-Am Challenge Cup, North America’s almost restriction-free racing …

Prototypes

1005HP Audi Sport Quattro

‘High Octane’ 1005HP Audi Sport Quattro doing some Test & Tune runs on low boost at DHRA Drachten in the Netherlands.<p>Watch the video of this awesome …

A History of Aston Martin's DB Models

Revisiting the DB's long history.<p>Many of Aston Martin's most beautiful cars have worn a DB model name, starting officially with the DB2 in 1950. With the first all-new DB model, the DB11, now on the market, now is a good time to revisit the DB moniker.<p>DB stands for David Brown, the English …

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Sneak Peek Of The New McLaren P1 GT Longtail

By Nitish Deshpande<p>The McLaren P1 GTR was announced as a track only hypercar version of the already potent P1. Unlike the road going version, McLaren …

A Chevy Thriftmaster Reimagined

There’s more to the GNRS than that though, and one of the coolest aspects of the event is the outdoor cruise-in that happens on Saturday and Sunday. …

The Last Time a Road Car Won Le Mans

In 1998, the Porsche 911 GT1 took the checkered flag at Le Mans. Since then, only prototypes have done the same.<p>Yesterday's announcement that production-based hypercars could race at Le Mans in 2020 has us thinking about the last time a road car won the famous 24-hour race. It was 20 years ago, and …

5 of the most extreme Mugens we were never allowed

Mugen is easily one of the most extreme car tuning companies – think of them as the base jumping lunatics of Honda tuning, and you get the …

1959 Cadillac Cyclone

Harley Earl was one of the best American car designers. He was responsible for designing the very first Chevrolet Corvette. But, in 1959, he created …

1969 Fiat Abarth 2000 Scorpio

In 1969, Abarth and Pininfarina put their brains together to create a monster with an Abarth-upgraded Fiat engine. The chassis was taken from a Fiat …

Icon: Ferrari F40 LM Barchetta

This may look like a FakeRari, but it really isn’t. It was actually based on the former IMSA GT racer and it even had more power than the original …

This Is the Vintage Alfa Romeo That Inspired the New 8C

Alfa's upcoming mid-engine sports car might share its name with a race car from the 1930s, but it'll look a lot like something from 1967.<p>Alfa Romeo announced a new mid-engine sports car today, the 8C, named after the 8C Competizione of 2007 and many of its amazing eight-cylinder road and race cars …

The Impossible Six-Valve Engine Maserati Nearly Built in 1985

Maserati's experimental twin-turbo V6 had six valves per cylinder, something that has never been tried since.<p>It's very easy to make fun of 1980s Maserati today. Its cars from this time haven't aged well, with styling that's a bit too 1980s and a reputation for less-than-stellar reliability. But at …

The Wildest Concept Car In History Looks Ten Times As Wild On The Street

In 1970, science fiction was real. We had just landed on the moon, the first Oil Crisis hadn’t hit yet, and it seemed like, just maybe, anything was …

Extensive Personal Collection Of Cars, Memorabilia To Auction

For over two decades Michael Dingman would serve as a director at Ford Motor Company. During that span, and beyond, his passion for the company’s …

15 Cars So Low They Can Get You Free Parking

Prev<p>217Next<p>Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale<p>Only 18 street examples of this authentic competition car were produced, equipped with an atmospheric V8 gas engine, …

1954 Corvette ZR1 By Timeless Kustoms

If you’re already familiar with the Camarillo, California-based customizers at Timeless Kustoms, then you know they make some exceptionally badass …

Sports Cars

Tickford Ford Capri: Spotted

Not an Aston Martin built by Ford, but the other way around - and that's not the only surprising thing about the Tickford Capri...

Legendary Race Cars You Need to Know

These are some of the cars that wrote motorsports history.<p>Some race cars are so advanced, they change motorsport forever. Here are some of the most important competition cars, according to you.

Le Mans

BMW M1 supercar left to rot in 1982 now on sale for a small fortune

It ran when it was parked 36 years ago, and now a rare BMW M1 supercar is ready to hit the road again.<p>The sleek red coupe was first purchased in 1981 and driven just 4,500 miles before it was left in a garage in southern Italy, where it sat collecting dust and clutter until it was discovered by a …

Dr. Wolfgang Porsche's 993 Turbo S Is a Green Dream

Dr. Wolfgang Porsche, 356-creator Ferry Porsche's youngest son, just turned 75. As you'd expect, his collection includes multiple rare Porsches, but these five are his favorites.<p>Wolfgang Porsche is the youngest brother of 911-creator Butzi Porsche, designer of the 911. That also makes him the …

20 Obscenely Attractive Cars That Will Definitely Stop Traffic

<b>Ferrari Testarossa</b><p>There have been many stunning rides throughout the years. From the soft, artistic shapes of the 1930’s to the obscenely flashy, …

The Heroic Effort to Save Porsche's First Le Mans Winner

It took years to restore the Porsche 356 that won its class at Le Mans in 1951.<p>In 1951, Porsche made its first appearance at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, winning the 1.1-liter class with the 356 SL you see above. It previewed Porsche's dominance of the race for decades to come. Today, it appears just …

What's the Best Supercar from the 2000s?

The first ten years of the 21st century provided some of the greatest, most capable analog supercars the world has ever seen. Which is your favorite?<p>The 2000s were an interesting time for the car world. New tech was quickly making its way into passenger vehicles, but things like natural aspiration …

10 Most Forgotten and Obscured Supercars Ever Produced Part II

It’s been a while since we compiled the first list of forgotten and obscured supercars. There is no time like the present, so now we’re continuing …