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February, 2019

  • 6 February

    The Raddest 1980s Cars from RM Sotheby’s 2019 Paris Auction

    Car collectors often say the vehicles they fill their garages and warehouses with are the same models that they lusted after in their younger years. Back then, they had to content themselves with building scale models and staring at posters, books, and Automobile magazine. But today, with a little more …

  • 5 February

    This Factory-Restored Porsche Carrera GT Won’t Be to Everyone’s Taste

    Porsche made 1,270 copies of the Carrera GT between 2003 and 2006, and one of them has been given a unique restoration by the automaker’s heritage division. At the request of a collector in the U.S., Porsche Classic completely reworked a Carrera GT into the Oak Green Metallic beauty you …

  • 4 February

    Behind the Scenes at the Mazda Hot Lap Challenge iRacing Finale

    In the midst of 24 hours of fire and fury involving 600-hp Daytona prototypes, thunderous C7.Rs, and shrieking 911 RSRs, two Global MX-5 Cup cars buzzed around Daytona International Raceway’s road course. Despite the steady rush of full-spec prototypes and GT cars, both MX-5s ran unimpeded, clocking in a handful of …

  • 3 February

    “It’s All About the Watch”: 24 Hours of Daytona Champ Scott Pruett Shows Us His Rolex Collection

    Scott Pruett has won the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona five times overall (among other victories in his storied career) and fittingly served as Grand Marshal for the 2019 race that we attended with Rolex. While we were there, Pruett took some time out for a little show-and-tell with many …

  • 2 February

    Hey, a 340-HP Hyundai Tucson N Might Be Coming

    The Hyundai Veloster N is one heck of a performance bargain, and it’s one of our favorite cars in recent memory. With the Veloster N successfully launched, though, you have to wonder which model is next in line to receive the N treatment. According to the latest report, it’s the Tucson. According …

  • 1 February

    This Jeep Super Bowl Commercial Makes Us Cry

    Super Bowl LIII is just days away, and you can expect many car companies to air multi-million-dollar commercials during the big game, in which the Rams face off against the Patriots. Fiat Chrysler is one of those companies, and it’ll run five ads for the gam’s massive television audience. But you don’t need to …

January, 2019

  • 31 January

    Three Ways Canadian Mercedes-Benz Buyers Have It Better

    Canada may not be known for the best weather, but the Mercedes-Benz star shines just a little bit brighter in the Great White North compared to the United States. Here are three reasons why: Mercedes-Benz A250 HatchbackThe outgoing Mercedes CLA250 four-door sedan carried the German company’s entry-level torch in the …

  • 30 January

    Why These Five Star Cars Didn’t Sell at the 2019 Scottsdale Auctions

    All the numbers are in from the 2019 Scottsdale auctions and we’ve given you a healthy amount of information on how each of the major auctions (Barrett-Jackson, RM Sotheby’s, Bonhams) played out in the Arizona desert. By and large, we saw a continuation of 2018’s collector-car market strengths and weaknesses, …

  • 29 January

    Boon Duggy? Watch the VW Dune Bug Surprise Project on Roadkill Garage

    On this episode of Roadkill Garage, Steve Dulcich’s teenage dreams finally come true as David Freiburger surprises him with a new project: a 1965-ish VW Dune Buggy! The guys have mastered the American engine; now it’s time they take on something new, or at least new to them. The “Boon …

  • 28 January

    Luxe-UV: The Genesis GV80 Is Caught Testing

    Back in 2017, Genesis showed off the concept version of its first crossover, the GV80. With its thin headlights and taillights, the GV80 concept certainly stood out. But even after we were told the production version would look extremely similar, we still weren’t sure how much would change by the …