The 60th anniversary of the Ferrari 250 GT Short Wheelbase Berlinetta (SWB) will be celebrated at the 2019 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, to be held March 8-10 at the Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach in Florida. The last of the true dual-purpose Grand Touring cars from Ferrari will have a featured class at the 24th annual Amelia Island Concours.
Automotive buffs looking to buy classic cars online were sideswiped by a group of international con artists who posed as dealers and collectors to scam them, U.S. federal prosecutors said.
Ten people were arrested in the U.S., Finland, Latvia and Lithuania, prosecutors said in announcing the charges Feb. 13. The group allegedly created fake personas on well-known online auction and trading sites and claimed to be selling classic vehicles, as well as boats and machinery.
Look beyond the epilepsy-inducing Skylines and Lamborghini Aventadors in Japan and you’ll find a rich classic car culture with a particular penchant for the unusual and the ultra-rare. So, if you’re headed to the Land of the Rising Sun, here’s a crash course with our in-the-know expert Ken Saito. (Image: Ken Saito)
IndyCar announced Feb. 19 that it is moving forward with plans to implement a new cockpit safety measure called the "Advanced Frontal Protection" device.
The Dallara-built device, which will be affixed to all cars at the April 24 open test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, is made of titanium and is approximately three inches tall and less than an inch wide. It is designed to deflect incoming debris away from drivers and will be positioned in front of the cockpit, along the chassis centerline. According to IndyCar, it has passed the same strength tests as Dallara's roll hoop.
Gooding & Company will oversee an auction of 10 incredible Porsches from WhatsApp founder Jan Koum’s collection at its Amelia Island sale on March 8.
Koum said he’s out of space and time to take care of these 10 Porsches, and we wonder what kind of cars took precedence over these. The collection is, frankly, wonderful in its variety and includes some of the hottest 911 variants we’ve seen in the past 30 years. (Image: Cooding & Company)