Until autonomous cars hit the market, the steering wheel will remain the focal point of any car interior. These are some of the best steering wheels ever made.
RM Sotheby’s has released the complete catalog for the much-anticipated auction of 30 Porsche and Volkswagen cars and 356 lots of memorabilia from the estate of John Dixon, whose eclectic collection will be offered entirely without reserve prices on Sept. 28 at the collection site in Dayton, Ohio.
Dixon called his trove of rare and interesting vehicles The Taj Ma Garaj, which he opened to the public as a gathering and event site well-known to enthusiasts throughout the area. He was also known for his creativity and sense of humor. (Image: RM Sotheby’s)
The classic car market is coming to terms with a new reality, as years of climbing prices and spirited buying give way to a new era of more discriminating collectors wary of overpaying in unpredictable times.
Demand for cars costing more than $1 million collapsed at the 2019 Monterey Car Week in California last month, according to Hagerty, which compiles an index tracking collector-car prices. The sell-through ratio — a gauge of the success of auctions — slumped to 48% from 67% for these elite vehicles, while sales rates held up for cheaper models.
If a Tesla falls in a concrete jungle and no enthusiast is around to hear it, does it make a sound? Surely, it doesn't produce anything close to the glorious wail of a classic Ferrari, but it does make something much, much quicker.
That's the mission of Electric Classic Cars in Newtown, Wales. This small, green-focused company is churning out the British equivalent of resto-modded classics that can do 0-60 in half the time you might expect.
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On the occasion of the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, a Fuori Concorso party was thrown in Milan, where five glorious racing cars graced the glamorous Villa Necchi Campiglio. The Villa Necchi Campiglio is without question one of the most elegant buildings in Milan. Commissioned by the industrialist Necchi Campiglio family in the 1930s and built by architect Piero Portaluppi in the style of Milan’s Novecento, the villa symbolizes the city’s departure into modernity with its contemporary halls, lifts, indoor phones, tennis court and heated swimming pool. (Image: Classic Driver)