Mercedes have unveiled the car Sir Lewis Hamilton hopes will take him to a record-breaking eighth Formula One world championship.
The sport’s all-conquering team have carried over their anti-racism black paint job from last season, updated with a flick of silver to represent the constructors’ traditional colours.
Hamilton, 36, is this year bidding to move one title clear of Michael Schumacher in what could be the British driver’s final campaign in F1.
Born during the last great recession, the Ferrari 599 SA Aperta was a strictly limited, open-top GTO — and is now considered one of the most collectable Ferraris of the 21st century. This stunning example is just waiting for you to plug in your period iPod and run off in true millennial style. (Image: Kevin van Campenhout/Classic Driver)
How much is a race-winning Corvette worth? In the case of the C7.R, we’re just now finding out.
Four months after this pedigreed C7.R appeared for sale at Fantasy Junction, with an asking price of $950,000, it appeared on Bring a Trailer. On March 1 it sold for $855,000, premium included. Though it may appear that the seller’s original ask was overly ambitious, the truth is that neither we nor the seller have many reference points: This is the first C7.R to appear at public auction.
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Whether you're trying to find the right replacement springs for a restoration or considering modifying your car’s suspension to improve its aesthetics and/or cornering, this brief overview of a few coil-spring-related terms can help.
Founded just months after the start of World War I in 1914, Maserati has been gamely battling relative latecomers Ferrari (1947) and Lamborghini (’63) for Italian sports-luxury prominence despite several lost decades of mismanagement and financial hardship. And the Bologna-based brand still has plenty of fight: Witness the launch of the 630 hp MC20, its first supercar in almost two decades, while the pandemic was in full swing, inauspicious circumstances that actually allowed gearheads more opportunity to obsess. (Image: Ben Sager)