30 Jan 2015

The Friday 5: Nineties Superstars

I’m jumping over the Eighties from the Seventies last week, just because there are so many great (odd) Nineties cars at auctions for this week’s Friday 5. Looking through these, it’s almost impossible to believe they all came out of the same decade. 1. 1992 Lancia Delta Integrale HF Turbo Martini

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28 Jan 2015

Top 10 Fun Cars To Get You Through The Snow (And Any Other Bad Weather)

Here’s a little secret: The most important things about getting through snow aren’t all-wheel drive or traction control: all you really need is a real limited-slip differential and good tires. I learned that early on when a family friend got me up a steep, winding, snow-covered hill in a four-door

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23 Jan 2015

The Friday 5: Meet the Seventies

I have a real weakness for Seventies supercars. I think it’s because that’s when they started changing from being “beautiful,” like a Lamborghini Miura or Ferrari 250 GTO; to “exotic,” like the Lancia Stratos and BMW M1. Without them, there would have been no Ferrari F40 or even Zonda. They may be the Koenigsegg Agera’s

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22 Jan 2015

Car of the Week: Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Club Coupe

It was a toss-up this week between the new Porsche 911 GTS variant and the McLaren 650S Le Mans, which actually have a lot in common. Both are very limited edition appearance packages, but their missions are different. The Porsche got the nod because where the McLaren is a homage to

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17 Jan 2015

The Friday 5: Used Race Cars

What’s that? Oh, just some old used race cars, is all. Nothing to see. 1. 2007 Ferrari FXX Evoluzione Berlinetta, Bonhams The 2007 FXX Evoluzione got multiple improvements including 848bhp at 9,500rpm, up from 789bhp at 8,500rpm in the original. Based on the chassis number, this should actually be the very first one built. That would

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14 Jan 2015

Best of Detroit: The top 9 best cars and trucks from 2015’s incredible show

In a good year, you might get one or two really cool new models at a major auto show. In a great year, you’ll get some more cool cars and something really special, too. This was a fantastic year in Detroit. Everyone was all excited for the new Acura NSX

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12 Jan 2015

Car of the Week: 2017 Ford GT

Our very first Car of the Week was officially announced…today. The third generation Ford GT, following the original Sixties GT40 and 2004-’06 GT, debuted in Detroit as a 2017 model, starting production in just over 18 months. In between the Flexes and Tempos, Ford has this amazing history of building completely

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08 Jan 2015

The Friday Five: What’s hot in Scottsdale

We’re going to be rolling out some new content and features on the SpeedList blog in the next few weeks, starting with Five for Friday. This will feature some of our favorite high-performance cars available at upcoming auctions, in this case in Scottsdale next week. Check the links for more details. If

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30 Dec 2014

Top 10 American Sports Cars You Can Buy Right Now

It’s a great time to be American! It seems Detroit automakers are pumping out some of the hottest sports cars we’ve seen in a while and we’re very excited about. New cars like the award-winning 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, 2015 Ford Mustang GT and the new 707-hp Dodge Challenger SRT

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21 Dec 2014

Driven: 2015 Lexus RC F Coupe

BMW has been making the M3 (now also called the M4) since 1985. Lexus only began as a company in 1989. We say this because, 25 years down the line, the Japanese marque is daringly trying to take on the undisputed king of performance coupés at its own game with

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