With its many curves, elevation changes, and natural beauty, the Italian countryside is a perfect place to own a vintage car. Many dream of legendary cars roaming these roads, and when Donato Maniscalco was ten years old, his car of dreams was a Porsche 911. Years later that dream was realized when he purchased a 1968 Porsche 911t. Instead of keeping his collection of cars and his 911 in a garage, Donato observes the rich history of Italian motoring and regularly participates in rallies and drives.
/ 7 Nov 2013
Mark Morrissey has a thing for endurance racers and rally cars from the late '60s and early '70s. Which might explain why his Porsche 911 looks a few years older than it actual 1978 vintage. For the last eight years, he has spent his weekends racking up miles at vintage rallies as well as on personal drives, with the odometer now reading well past the 200,000-mile mark.
/ 1 Nov 2013
Imagination is the foundation of change, when the Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing raised its doors in 1952 it captured the hearts of the world. Derived from a Carrera Panamericana and 24 Hours of Le Mans race chassis, the Gullwing soon found its way into driveways for a hefty price, which hasn’t quite hit a ceiling just yet. But will it?
/ 30 Oct 2013
Football season is in full swing and there's no better time than now to turn your SUV or wagon into a mobile restaurant and table dedicated to your favorite team. In anticipation of the scheduled battles of your favorite teams, we’ve assembled some of our favorite vintage cars that are perfect for tailgating and are bound to get your essentials to the stadium in style.
/ 30 Oct 2013
For many, restoring a car with one's father is a cherished opportunity. For Tomislav, his dream to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with his father (a retired auto mechanic who Tomislav has to thank for his interest in cars) to restore a classic car finally came in the form of this stunning 1969 Mercedes-Benz 220D (W115).
Reminiscing can take your mind to far off destinations while simultaneously recreating the same emotions you felt while in that exact moment. After attending the recent SoCal Vintage BMW car show, it got us thinking about one of our favorite BMWs from this past year––the BMW E9 CSL race car.
/ 25 Oct 2013
Not many people are familiar with Mercedes-Benz dabble in the world of utility vans and trucks. But after World War II, Germany needed to get moving again, and Panzers weren’t an option. The Transporter L319 was a vehicle designed to fulfill nearly any task the German working force needed, and we love these colorful illustrations for this transporting vehicle.
/ 22 Oct 2013
Car designer turned tuner designer, Doug Breuninger, of Galpin Auto Sports is now venturing into the world of independent artist. Doug proposed a challenge to himself: capture as much detail as possible on the famous office supply 3”x3” canvas, and now this Post-It series is making waves via Instagram, and now he's offering up mini-canvases for sale.
/ 21 Oct 2013
The beauty of fall can inspire a weekend road trip, an unforgettable afternoon drive, or a short scenic detour during a regularly scheduled errand run. Which car to drive is the lingering question among enthusiasts. We selected the best automobiles to give you a perfect fall driving experience for any mood or agenda.
For respected San Diego architect, Jonathan Segal, selecting cars for his personal collection come with certain criteria. Design, color, and purity all play a vital role in telling their stories while driving on the road. We dug into his experience in owning one of the most iconic production Porsches on the road today and became more familiar with other cars in his uniquely designed garage space, as seen in our most recent video, Porsche Purity.