A French Retro-Futuristic Icon: The Renault Alpine GTA V6

Renault Alpine GTA V6 Headlight

The Renault Alpine GTA V6 was the successor to the Alpine A310, both cars share similar retro-futuristic 1980s styling, with lightweight fiberglass bodies mounted on a tubular steel backbone chassis. A Brief History of the Renault Alpine GTA V6 Alpine was established in 1955 by Jean Rédélé who ran a Dieppe garage, and had proven…

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MGB V8 GT and Roadster – The Essential Buying Guide

MGB GT Car 2

The MGB V8 has earned a reputation for being almost a blue-collar version of the Shelby Cobra, both cars share features including a stylish British body, an American-derived V8 engine mounted up front, rear wheel drive, and a power-to-weight ratio that was world-beating by 1960s standards. Of course, the MGB V8 wasn’t developed by Carroll…

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Little Dutch Sleeper: A Restomod 1380cc 1980 Classic Mini

Classic Mini Cooper Main

The Mini Cooper is probably the most famous giant killer in motorsport history, it was the performance version of the classic Mini, a car that had originally been designed in 1957 by Jack Daniels and Chris Kingham, with head designer Alec Issigonis doing the lion’s share. A Short History of the Classic Mini The design brief…

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The Automotive Art of Halmo

250 GTO Wall Model

Halmo is an Italian company based just 100 kilometers from the main Ferrari headquarters in Maranello, it was founded by architect and yacht designer Gianluca Tramonti to create unique and oftentimes one-off automotive art focused on the true icons of both the race track and the street. Unlike more common photographic prints or canvasses, Halmo…

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A 1964 Porsche 356 Outlaw with a 236 HP 2.8 Liter Flat-6

Porsche 356 Outlaw 2 450x330 - A 1964 Porsche 356 Outlaw with a 236 HP 2.8 Liter Flat-6

This 1964 Porsche 356 Outlaw has suspension and a tubular steel chassis developed and built by Porsche racing legend and former Brumos Racing Crew Chief Mike Colucci. This fact alone would make it a highly desirable car to any well-read member of the Porsche cognoscenti, but it also has a 1975 911 engine hand-built by noted Porsche engine…

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DeLorean DMC-12 – The Essential DMC Buying Guide

DeLorean DMC-12 John and Wife

The History of the DeLorean DMC-12 Had it not been for the movie “Back to the Future” the DeLorean DMC-12 would almost certainly have become a car that was largely forgotten except by a small group of hard-core enthusiasts. It was a sports car that initially had great potential, all wrapped up in a beautiful Giorgetto…

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