Archive for June, 2011

30 Jun

Porsche looks to win Le Mans 24 Hours with new hybrid race car

The most successful manufacturer ever at the classic French endurance race has announced its intention to return to the top category to run for overall victory. Porsche will return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a works-run LMP1 sports prototype, the completely new developed race car is planned for the 2014 race. With […]

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30 Jun

Fantastic new GT racing McLaren to make its powered debut

The first McLaren car built for racing outside of Formula 1 since the McLaren F1 GTR will make its public dynamic world debut at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed, held from 30 June-03 July in the UK. The new GT3 car, based on McLaren’s MP4-12C high-performance road car, will appear in its revised form, […]

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30 Jun

Baby you can drive my car

In the summer of 2005 legendary singer, songwriter and former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney entered into an agreement with the Cadillac division of General Motors to build a one-of-a-kind CTS Sport for his personal use. As an animal rights activist Sir Paul directed that no animal products be used in manufacturing the vehicle. The car […]

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30 Jun

1966 Shelby GT350 H

Once upon a time, access to a Shelby GT350 was as simple as running over to a local Hertz Rental shop and renting one for the weekend. Rumors have it that some were even returned with evidence of roll cages being installed. But that doesn’t appear to be the case here. The seller says the […]

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29 Jun

What’s black & yellow & fast all over?

Hertz has been known for years for its willingness to bring real honest-to-goodness performance cars into its fleet so those of us who love cars get a chance to drive cars we might not otherwise be able to afford. It started back about 35 years ago when Hertz brought aboard a fleet of specially-constructed Shelby […]

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29 Jun

1986 Volkswagen Scirocco Racer

Fancy a future sprinting around world-famous racetracks but just not sure how to get there? Joining a local motorsporting group for the masses like SCCA, NASA, etc. is a step toward your future glory.  And what better way to show up than with your own turn-key race car? This 1986 Volkswagen Scirocco could be just […]

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28 Jun

1976 Lancia Scorpion

Interested in exotic ’70s Italian sports cars but don’t want the initial wallet-shock of a Ferrari Daytona or Lamborghini Miura? The 1976 Lancia Scorpion on offer here is a step in the right direction. Only produced for two years for the American market, they’re relatively scarce, with just 1,801 made from 1976 to 1977. The […]

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