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1959 MG Speed Record

A Record-Breaking 254MPH in an MG in 1959

Phil Hill braves the Bonneville salt flats in this experimental, with the emphasis on mental, teardrop MG. In it, he beat the flying mile record for the time by spooling it up to a mighty 254 miles per …

1959 Lister-Chevrolet

A Car In Which To Win: 1959 Lister-Chevrolet

Images: RM Sotheby’s by Darin Schnabel
The particulars of this car’s provenance may be murky, but its potential for podiums is undisputed. This 1959 Lister-Chevrolet is considered one of the fastest ’50s racers available today, and it could …

1950 Ferrari 275S/340 America Barchetta by Scaglietti

For sale: A Works 1950 Ferrari 275S/340 America Barchetta by Scaglietti

Images: RM Sotheby’s by Darin Schnabel
Alberto Ascari drove this beautiful Works 1950 Ferrari 275S/340 America Barchetta by Scaglietti in the 1950 Mille Miglia. You could be driving it next, once it goes up for auction at RM Sotheby’s’ …

Nardi-Danese 6C 2500

Spend the Golden Hour Cruising in a Nardi-Danese 6C 2500

Put on a helmet and goggles, and go back seventy years to spend some time driving and learning about this beautiful and incredibly rare 1948 Nardi-Danese 6C 2500.


The Evolving Formula of Formula 1 Magic

“The magic of Formula 1 is no different now. It has lost nothing. Your entry point is simply at a different time in the evolution.”
Spend a few minutes awash in the beautiful sights and sounds …

1957 Porsche 550A

A Lovely Little Giant Killer – 1957 Porsche 550A For Sale

Images: Fiskens
This little legend, a 1957 Porsche 550A, claimed a fifth overall in the 24 Hours of Le Mans along with class wins at the Nürburgring and in the Goodwood Tourist Trophy. It even raced …

1951 Ferrari 212 Export Barchetta

A Film Star Ferrari with Racing History: 1951 Ferrari 212 Export Barchetta

Images: Fiskens
One of the kings of early-’50s international racing, this 1951 Ferrari 212 Export Barchetta was owned by a motor racing Italian Count, became a star of the silver screen and more throughout its colourful and exciting history. Today, …

1955 Jaguar D-Type

For sale: 1955 Jaguar D-Type


Images thanks to RM Sotheby’s, by Patrick Ernzen
This jaw-droppingly beautiful 1955 Jaguar D-Type is one of just fifty-four and has a history that includes period racing success in Finland including.. ice racing? It’s heading to auction at RM …