1955 Mercedes-Benz sportscar auctioned for 135 million euros (RM626,822,715)

One of two ultra-rare original 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupes from the Mercedes-Benz Classic Collection has been auctioned for 135 million euros – that’s equivalent to RM626,822,715 at today’s exchange rate – to a private collector. It’s the highest price ever paid for any car and the money will be used to establish a ‘Mercedes-Benz Fund’. […]

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2022 Porsche 911 Sport Classic

Porsche 911 Sport Classic brings back 1960s and 1970s style

When talking about cars, ‘classic’ brings to mind an earlier era when cars – especially sportscars – had a unique characters. They may have lacked the reliability of today’s cars but their raw power and handling gave them a special appeal which is remembered fondly. An owner may have cursed his car for breaking down […]

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Jaguar XK European by Thornley Kelham

Jaguar XK European by Thornley Kelham – an automotive icon reimagined

During the 1950s, as the world recovered from the dark period of World War II, the auto industry went through a revival charged with enthusiasm that had been suppressed for many years. In Europe, the spark of innovation was ignited again and a new generation of sportscars emerged. Among them was the Jaguar XK 120 […]

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2022 Healey by Caton

An iconic British sportscar recreated – Healey by Caton

Like many British sportscars of the 1950s, the Austin-Healey 100 has become an iconic model because of its historical significance. Built between 1953 and 1956, it was the first model of the association between Austin and Donald Healey which would last for 20 years. Over 14,600 cars were built and those that are still in […]

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Ghostbusters Ecto-1 Cadillac

A Ghostbusters car could be worth up to half a million US dollars

Ghostbusters, the 1984 movie, became a cultural phenomenon with its ground-breaking blend of comedy, science fiction, horror and action. The second biggest film of 1984, it grossed US$295 million during its first run and is often considered one of the first movie blockbusters. There was a sequel in 1989, a reboot in 2016 and now, […]

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Renault SUITE N°4 concept 2021

SUITE N°4 – the original hatchback reinvented as a 21st century EV

The Renault 4 was unveiled right at the start of the 1960s, a time when people in France were beginning to leave their country lives behind them and move closer to urban areas. However, public transport links left much to be desired, particularly on the outskirts of towns and cities. People began to feel the […]

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Valkyrie Racing Project 356 World Rally Tour Antarctica

One woman, one Porsche and a mission across the Antarctic for a humanitarian effort

Renee Brinkerhoff has taken part in rallies on 6 continents, driving her faithful 1956 Porsche 356 A on every type of terrain. It’s gruelling for anyone but even more so when driving a classic 65-year old sportscar. And soon, for an important cause, she will be driving her car through the harsh icy conditions of […]

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Lunaz Aston Martin DB6 EV

Lunaz turns 1960s Aston Martin DB6 into electric sportscar for more than US$1 million

With the latest James Bond movie being in the news as it is about to be released worldwide, there is more than usual awareness of Aston Martin which has a number of cars used in the movie ‘No Time to Die’. The carmaker has been publicising its association with the secret agent for decades and […]

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1911 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost does London-Edinburgh run again after 110 years

Today, a drive from London to Edinburgh, a distance of 650+ kms, takes between 7 and 8 hours (according to Google Maps). That’s on smooth and mostly straight motorway and keeping to the speed limit which is 70 mph (113 km/h). But 110 years ago, a drive would have certainly taken longer without motorways and […]

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1960 BMW 700 Coupe

Regas Premium Auto has a BMW 700 Coupe in its showroom

BMW has long been associated with sporty cars and even its well known advertising line – The Ultimate Driving Machine – emphasises that. To give the young generation an idea of how sporty BMWs were like in its earlier years, Regas Premium Auto is displaying a BMW 700 Coupe at the new Heritage section in […]

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