The aluminum body of the first Porsche production car, introduced in 1950, was pounded into shape by hand. And that’s exactly how 35-year-old Chris Runge, a self-described “Porsche enthusiast and auto obsession-ist” produces his automotive creations, like the hand-built aluminum Frankfurt Flyer now listed on eBay.
Bids on a stylish 1967 Maserati Mistral coupe have tripled on eBay Motors in the last two days, reaching beyond $90,000. That’s not surprising when you consider how the rare model—only about 825 of the coupes were made—recently reemerged after 27 years of cold dry storage. Stephen Golde, an Arizona-based Roll-Royce mechanic, hired by the […]
The Fast and Furious movie franchise has given us some of the most iconic movie cars ever created. With the latest Fast and Furious 7 installment now in cinemas, we pick the ten coolest Fast and Furious movie cars. 10. Veilside Mazda RX-7 (Fast and Furious Tokyo Drift, 2006) When Fast and Furious Tokyo Drift […]
The phrases “instant classic” or “instant collectible” are some of the more widely abused expressions in the classic car world. Slow-moving inventory or cars that are in the last year of a model cycle are often dressed up as “farewell editions” or some other special edition and touted by dealers as instant collectibles.
Ever since the motorcar was invented, we’ve had a fixation with making it go as fast as physics would allow. Over the past 100 or so years we’ve boosted horsepower with bigger and more efficient engines and added things like turbochargers and superchargers to pack on speed.