Barn Find 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 in Death Valley

You are just a likely to find a vintage Mustang hidden away in an Amish barn as your are to find one on Death Valley, California. That is why we were surprised when a Massachusetts man ran across this “barn find” Shelby in one of the least likely places on earth, the Mojave Desert. The blistering sun, lower humidity, and desert winds splintered the paint and bleached the interior, but kept rust at bay. The doors were reportedly half filled with silt and sand, but after 25 years since it…

Audi R8 LMS Defends Title at Bathurst in LeMans Series

Audi remains unbeaten at Bathurst: For the second time in succession, the R8 LMS prevailed in the most important GT endurance race “Down Under” in Australia. Conditions were difficult as varying intensities of rain and dense fog at times caused a number of spins, off road excursions and yellow caution flags. But unlike NASCAR the LeMans Series runs rain or shine. The first four hours of the race alone saw the three different vehicles take turns in leading the race. From the fourth hour onward,…

McLaren F1 Heir MP4-12C Arrives at US Dealerships

  “Mr Leno, your car is ready.” If you were fortunate enough to be one of the lucky Americans waiting to take delivery of a MP4-12C, your wait is over. Deliveries of the 592 horsepower heir to the McLaren F1 throne are now underway to customers in the USA and Canada. The reasonably priced super car has an MSRP of $229,000 is the States, or just over$386 per horsepower. The MP4-12C features a 3.8-liter V8 twin turbo engine, which produces 592hp and 600Nm torque and is mated to a 7-speed Seamless Shift transmission. It…

Geneva Premiere For 2013 New Maserati GranTurismo Sport

  The sleek new 2013 Maserati GranTurismo Sport will premiere at the Geneva Auto Show. The GranTurismo is characterised by increased performance and by an elegant overall restyling stressing its sporty nature. An innovative functionally redesigned new front bumper optimises the front air flows for both engine and brake cooling. A new design of the bumper with a new style profile frames the new headlights with DRL Led technology. The rear of the new GranTurismo Sport is characterised by new taillights in an elegant, more…

The Race: Video of the Day From the Ford Mustang Club In Poland

Why you should spend five minutes watching a Ford Mustang video entitled “The Race” filmed in Poland? Because our friends from the Ford Mustang Club of Poland (Mustang Klub Polska) don’t know that car club meeting are boring. I can’t tell you how many times I begrudgingly attended business meetings and club get togethers that are less fun than Kiwanis convention.  However, if car clubs in the USA were more like this group of Mustang enthusiasts in Poland. I would be mailing in my annual dues with a sense…

Donna Lee Holman’s “This Old Jeep”

“This old Jeep, She’s been a good old girl. She’s taken me to places I’ve never seen before …”                 — Donna Lee Holman Do you love your car, truck or Jeep enough to write a song about it? Donna Lee Holman does. Holman’s first CD, Cool Water, features 10 of her original compositions, accompanied by her vocal solos and guitar. One of the cuts is called “This Old Jeep,” a tribute to her long-standing relationship her 1999 Jeep Wrangler. “Since I was a child,…

2013 Ferrari California’s GDI V8 Slims Down & Speeds Up

The Geneva Motor Show will see the official debut of the 2013 Ferrari California, production of which has already commenced, with a reduction of weight of 65 lbs (30 kg) and an increase in power output of 30 horsepower. The Ferrari California’s GDI V8 now delivers 490 hp with maximum torque of 505 Nm at 5,000 rpm, thanks to new exhaust manifolds and engine mapping. The torque curve has also been modified and is higher across the engine’s generous rev range. Cutting-edge aluminium fabrication techniques…

Chevy Camaro Invades UK Dealerships

In the 1960’s the Beatles lead the pop British Invasion,45 years later the legendary 1960’s ear muscle car launches its own invasion. There ain’t no muscle like Motor City Muscle, and British fans of the iconic cars that ruled American roads throughout the 1960s can now place orders for the modern incarnation of one of the greatest muscle cars of all time – the Chevrolet Camaro.

Prindiville Design unveils a Limited Edition 2012 Land Rover Defender 90

London-based exotic coachbuilder, Prindiville Design, has unveiled a new Limited Edition Land Rover Defender, designed to celebrate the debut of the model in their Collection which counts some of today’s most sought-after supercars such as the Ferrari 458 Italia and Lamborghini Aventador. Restricted to only 25 units worldwide, and designed to offer individuality coupled with a superior level of comfort and practicality, the Limited Edition Land Rover is based on the latest Defender 90 Hard Top model, and hand-assembled by a team of highly skilled…

BWM Launches New Online Shop for Classic Parts

BMW Classic Parts Supply launched its new online shop. Now customers can order spare parts for their BMW classics speedily, easily and from the comfort of their home. For BMW Classic the online shop represents “the next phase in the realignment of the business field and a further logical step towards customer satisfaction and customer-oriented service”, noted Ralf Vierlein, Head of Sales and Aftersales at BMW Group Classic. Customers can visit the online shop at http://shop.bmw-classic.de, search for appropriate spare parts for their classic vehicles and…