The Ford Pinto is an iconic subcompact of the 1970s – but for all the wrong reasons. Introduced in 1971 after a mere 25 months of development (usually about 45 months were needed), it was intended as a competitor to European imports such as the VW Beetle. Built in three
Four months ago, when I sat down to write about the Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Stradale and the concepts it spawned, did I think I would ever get the chance to clap eyes on the cars, let alone four months down the track? Absolutely not. Despite so, in mid-May I
Car auctions are great places to pick up a bargain or two, and if you’re looking for something just that little bit different … you’re well catered for as well. These are just some of the craziest cars that have been sold off at auctions.
Aston Martin DBR1/1
Image: Darren Tee
Last year I brought you an article about the 10 maddest classic concept cars, and it was by far one of the hardest lists to make; not because I struggled to list ten, but quite the opposite, getting the list down to just ten concepts was exceedingly tough. With such
If ever a car company were looked to as responsible for bringing the automobile to life, it would be Alfa Romeo. There’s something you just can’t quite put your finger on with an Alfa, but their passion, romance, soul and flair is simply unquestionable. The 60’s are undeniably Alfa’s golden
Somewhere sits an automotive graveyard, filled with glorious failures. The motors of men like John DeLorean and Rust Heinz whose passion projects never managed to make it off the ground. Within this graveyard sits the car of Preston Tucker, though it’s likely the only car in this graveyard that got
This race-prepared classic Merc saloon is on display at Mercedes Benz World, Brooklands, UK.
Modifications include uprated #AMG spec 560 SEL V8 block, 560 auto box, roll cage, brakes, fuel pumps, exhaust manifold + more.
What a beautiful machine!
Sold by Talacrest. Steel bodied car, restored with Classiche.
#Ferrari #Italian #V12
Ferrari 250 SWB driven: the ultimate all-rounder - The Telegraph - Lifestyle | Cars:
"Introduced in May 1972, the 3.0 CSL was a homologation special built to make the car eligible for racing in the European Touring Car Championship. 1,265 were built.
The "L" in the designation meant leicht (light), unlike in other BMW designations, where it meant lang (long). The lightness was achieved by using thinner steel to build the unit
The Shelby Mustang was a high performance variant of the Ford Mustang which was built by Shelby from 1965 to 1968, and from 1969 to 1970 by Ford. Following the introduction of the fifth generation Ford Mustang in 2005, the Shelby nameplate was revived as a new high-performance model, this