Automotive

49 Years-Owned 1963 Porsche 356B 1600S Cabriolet On Market

This 1963 Porsche 356B 1600S Cabriolet is a black-plate example that was purchased by the seller on February 27, 1969 from Leon Felton Motors in San Rafael, California with 69,168 miles. It was originally finished in Ivory, and the seller had a Champagne Yellow repaint completed in July 1971 at German Motors in Sacramento. The car served as a daily driver until 1977 and has primarily been used on weekends since 1980. Power is from a 1,600cc Type 616/12 T-6 flat-four paired with a 4-speed manual transaxle, and the engine was reportedly overhauled less than 2,500 miles ago in 1991. This 356 is said to have traveled just over 209k Read More

Most Valuable Auto Ever Auctioned Will Go On Sale Later This Month

One collector car auction in California this month could potentially set three separate auto auction records: The most valuable car ever auctioned, the most valuable British car and, just possibly, the most valuable American car ever auctioned. The days leading up to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance classic car show in Monterey, California, are filled with events for high-end car collectors, including auctions at which record prices are frequently paid for the most desirable cars. On August 25, the day before the Concours, a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO estimated to be worth between $45 million and $60 million will be auctioned at RM Sotheby’s annual Monterey sale. Read More

Ever Thought You Needed a Steyr Puch Pinzgauer 712 AMB?

1975 Steyr Puch Pinzgauer 712 AMB This 1975 Steyr Puch Pinzgauer 712 AMB-S is a 6-wheel-drive first-generation example that served in the Swiss military until 2013, when it was purchased by a private party, repainted in Swiss Army Green, and registered as an historic vehicle. Power comes from a 2.5-liter inline-four mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox and sent to all six wheels via locking front, rear, and center differentials. Additional features include a rear ambulance box with side-facing seating, storage compartments, an oxygen tank, and medical supplies. This Pinz shows just over 79k indicated kilometers (~49k miles) and is offered with a clean Arkansas title. A repaint in Read More

A 1963 Ferrari GTO Is Now The Most Expensive Car Ever Sold, At $70M

A 1963 Ferrari GTO, one of just 36 ever produced, is now the most expensive car ever sold. CNBC reports that Marcel Massini, said to be the foremost collectible Ferrari expert in the world, says that one has been sold in a private deal for a total of $70 million, breaking the previously established record by a healthy margin. That previous record was for a different 1963 GTO, which sold for $52 million back in 2013. And Massini says that trend of steadily increasing value of the cars will only continue for the foreseeable future: “We will see a GTO sell for $100 million in the next Read More

Garage Find: 1972 AMC Gremlin – A Lost Classic

This 1972 AMC Gremlin wears awesome period colors and some upgraded Rally wheels on new tires. The seller notes it’s been in long-term garage storage and has some rust issues as a result, but overall is a decent driver for just $3,900 or best offer. This model features the rare pop-out windows and the 258 six-cylinder mill. Find it here on eBay in Connecticut.  The chrome bumpers remain in nice shape, as does the rear hatch glass and taillight lenses. The paint is certainly tired, but it’s such a great color, who cares? The listing includes photos of when it was first removed and the 14″ tires and wheels Read More

What a ride! Royal couple drives off in classic Jaguar

WINDSOR England: Newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have made a dramatic departure for their evening reception, making the short drive from Windsor Castle to Frogmore House in a classic Jaguar convertible with the top down. Markle, newly named by the queen as the Duchess of Sussex, wore a white gown with a high neck and bare shoulders designed by Stella McCartney for the reception, which will be hosted by Harry’s father, Prince Charles. Harry wore a tuxedo. Both had big smiles as Harry opened the car door for his bride. The silver blue Jaguar E-Type Concept Zero was originally manufactured in 1968 and now runs on Read More

1976 Mercedes-Benz 309D Camper For Sale – Don’t See This Everyday

This 1976 Mercedes-Benz 309D Camper is equipped with an inline-four diesel engine paired to a 5-speed manual transmission and was acquired by the seller in 2012. The seller believes the camper was sold new in Germany and may have been imported to the US from Canada, but its history remains largely unknown. It retains California sunset plates and a parking sticker from the Fort Ord Army base in Monterey, California, which closed in 1994. The transmission was rebuilt by the previous owner, and a new clutch, replacement rear differential, rear tires, ignition components, and a rebuilt master cylinder were installed under the current ownership. A repaint was Read More

Beautifully Restored 1967 MG MGB Roadster Comes To Market So Don’t Wait

This 1967 MGB Roadster was purchased by the seller from the second owner two years ago and is powered by a rebuilt 1.8-liter inline-four coupled with a 4-speed manual transmission. The seller repainted the body on a rotisserie after replacing panels including the rockers and floor pans, while additional sound deadening and custom upholstery have been installed. Other new components include the brakes, rotors, drums, leaf springs, a Lecarra wood steering wheel, and more. The distributor and SU carburetors have been rebuilt, and all new body chrome and bumpers are equipped. The seller has added 250 miles since work was completed, and the car is sold with all Read More

The return of Ford Mustang Bullitt both New and Old

The original 1968 Mustang Bullitt is at the North American International Auto Show. It’s a Detroit carmaker’s move from an old playbook, a reference to the glory days of the pony car era, but it’s still hard to resist. In the shadow of its smart city initiatives, Ford revealed the newest model from its iconic Mustang brand on Sunday afternoon: a new Bullitt Mustang. It was a tug at Mustang lovers’ heart strings and a reassurance Ford hasn’t abandoned those who hunger for nostalgic cars. Most of us are too young to have seen the movie attached to the car in theaters 50 years ago, or to Read More

No. 11 – 1956 Porsche 356A Speedster Comes On The Market

This 1956 Porsche 356A Speedster is an early US-spec model that was completed on January 19, 1956 and is finished in white over red leather upholstery. Equipped with sealed-beam headlights, this example was the 11th ‘A’ Speedster built and was distributed through Max Hoffman in New York. Now showing 37,104 miles, the car benefits from a prior comprehensive restoration and was recently cared for as part of the Reggie Jackson collection. Power comes from a numbers-matching 1600cc flat-four paired to a correct-type 4-speed manual gearbox, and a mechanical inspection/service was completed prior to this auction, along with a 40-hour detailing, and steam cleaning of the engine and undercarriage. Read More