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The Ultimate Car Club?

Look inside the BMW Car Club of America's week-long Oktoberfest! Car Clubs have been around for decades with some dating back as early as the 1950’s. Hemmings Motor News has over 10,000 car clubs listed on their site that range from individual Make/Model specific clubs to clubs that are specific...
By Neil Pitt Oct 21, 2019

Coolest Cars For Sale On Motorious This Week

The classic and collector car market is a fantastically diverse tapestry of vehicles from every breed and era. Delving into the classifieds reveals some real gems waiting to find a new home with both enthusiasts and serious collectors alike. Every week we’ll be highlighting the top cars in need o...
By Elizabeth Puckett Oct 17, 2019

Video: Celebrating The 1957 Maserati 300S Through Meticulous R...

Preserving the history of a car is not always as easy as it seems! Out at Thompson Speedway, Rob Kauffman, owner of RK Motors, brought out a special car to track, a 1957 Maserati 300S. The striking red car is fresh off of a year long restoration that took about 5,000 hours of work to complete. R...
By Elizabeth Puckett Oct 11, 2019

10 Coolest Classic Cars With Hidden Headlights

Some automotive design trends come and go, while others last for generations. The use of hidden headlights is perhaps the best example of the latter as retractable lights first showed up on the 1936 Cord 810, and they were last used on the 2005 Chevrolet Corvette. Speaking of the Corvette, this c...
By Jeffrey N. Ross Sep 30, 2019

First Thoughts On The 2020 Mid-Engine Corvette C8

Here it is in all its glory: the highly anticipated eighth-gen Corvette. The Corvette C8 reveal was perhaps one of the most highly anticipated unveilings in recent automotive history. It also helps that the car was hyped up for years leading up to last night’s official event. The renderings, rum...
By Michelle Marus Jul 19, 2019

Video: Granddad Sold Ferrari 250 GTO For $9,500, Now Worth $70M

A man tells the story of his grandfather’s Ferrari 250 GTO. The Ferrari 250 GTO needs little to no introduction to most car enthusiasts. There are entire books written about the GTO and its racing achievements. Today, it is not unusual to see these vehicles with eight-figure asking prices. That...
By Michelle Marus Jul 18, 2019

1994 Jaguar XJR: The Six-Cylinder That Revitalised Britain's B...

Motorious takes a closer look at the Jaguar that changed everything – the brutal yet beautiful straight-six 1994 XJR Before the XJR arrived, Jaguar was suffering something of an identity crisis. Previous esteem with which the genteel marque’s high-end saloons were held was on the wane. Sir Willi...
By Calum Brown Jun 08, 2019

Niki Lauda's Top 10 Formula 1 Cars

The passing of Niki Lauda is a great loss to the world of motorsport — and indeed the world as a whole. This extremely talented racer worked his way up through the ranks, and even cheated death after a horrific crash in 1976 while driving for Ferrari against McLaren's James Hunt. His determinatio...
By Tyler Heatley May 21, 2019

Why It's Time To Invest In An Alfa Romeo 156

Alfa's 156 offers a potent blend of charisma and excitement. However, finding a good one is getting more difficult as time moves on. It's time to find one and tuck it away... An Alfa Romeo can be a dangerous proposition. Combining a potent blend of styling and performance with lashings of Italia...
By Calum Brown May 19, 2019

The Story Behind This Globe Trotting 1937 Lagonda LG45 Rapide

Elaborately fashioned and carrying the prestige of a recent Le Mans win for the marque, the LG45 Rapide was destined to impress. We find out more on this rare car… Each and every feature on a Lagonda LG45 Rapide speaks of impressive luxury and performance. The coachwork possesses a rare and unas...
By Gillian Carmoodie May 18, 2019

Does The Historic Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio Badge Belong On An SUV?

True Alfisti may question the Stelvio Quadrifoglio's motives, so can this 505-horsepower super SUV justify itself? I think we’re all used to the notion of high-performance SUV by this point in time. While some still detest the notion of historic marques opening themselves up to the fastest growi...
By Tyler Heatley May 15, 2019

The Dangers Of Nikasil Cylinder Linings In Your Jaguar XK8

There's a dark secret within the engine bay of pre-2000 model year Jaguar XK8s. If you've got Nikasil cylinder linings, there's a few things you need to watch out for... Instead of jumping in to assess the proficiency and overall condition of various components under the bonnet when viewing a Ja...
By Gillian Carmoodie May 11, 2019

How Tom Walkinshaw's Group A XJ-S Changed Jaguar's Mind

Tom Walkinshaw turned the Jaguar XJ-S into one of the greatest touring cars of the 1980s. 34 years on, we look back at the last car to be raced in period - chassis no.5 Through the prompting of saloon car racer and engineer Ralph Broad, Jaguar's XJ-S entered top-flight competition at a relativel...
By Calum Brown May 11, 2019

The 250 LM Was The Last Ferrari To Win Le Mans

Just 32 Ferrari 250 LM were ever built with the aim of bringing prototype technology to GT racing. Motorsport is effectively a self-perpetuating arms race between manufacturers of high performance machines. Engineering and design talent is pushed to extremes in an attempt to reach ever greater s...
By Tyler Heatley May 08, 2019

The Beast Of Turin Was Faster Than An Aeroplane

The Fiat S76 was a 28.4-liter monster of 1910 that achieved a top speed of over 132mph. Throughout history, there has been various myths and legends about beastly creatures such as Bigfoot, the Yeti, dragons, and the Loch Ness Monster. However, these can almost conclusively be written-off as fig...
By Tyler Heatley May 07, 2019

Defending the Jaguar XKE Series III

For decades the Jaguar XKE Series III V12 has lived in the shadow of its forbearers – but is there merit in buying the final incarnation? Let’s face it – the third-incarnation of Jaguar’s XKE (E-type) was far removed from the world-changing mantra offered by the 1961 original. Bloated and heft...
By Calum Brown May 01, 2019
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