Customs and Classics

Record pre-war car price tipped video

A 1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Touring Spider is displayed at Sotheby's in New York City.

This 1939 Alfa Romeo is a stunning combination of speed and beauty.

Life-saving rally victors video

Bruce and Harry at a stop on their epic Peking to Paris rally journey.

When Bruce and Harry Washington arrived at the car crash, they could see the man was dead.

Historical Packard pursuit stalls

Packard vehicles like this 1927 model are a rare treat for classic car enthusiasts.

German man discovers rare 1934 limo came from Oregon, USA, raising even more questions.

Old Kombi, new attraction video

It took about seven years of searching for Pienaar to find this 1967 VW Kombi van - in South Africa.

It took a seven-year search, but Rocco Pienaar's finally got the Kombi he was after.

The real Porsche 718

Later 718 W RS had a larger-capacity 2.0-litre engine. It won the European Hill Climb Championship in 1963-64.

The 718 name comes from a minuscule racing car with a massive reputation.

Kiwis win Peking to Paris rally

Bruce and Harry Washington, of Timaru, celebrate in Paris after winning the Peking to Paris endurance rally.

Timaru's Bruce and Harry Washington have won the Peking to Paris endurance car rally.

Rare Studebaker sells at last

Sweet enough to make your gran green with envy: The Studebaker Champion has just 116 km on the clock.

After a few false starts at auction, the rock 'n roll era saloon pulled in nearly a grand for every mile it travelled.

Speed record car headed to auction

The 1960 Abarth 1000 Bialbero Record Car "La Principessa".

One of the rarest land-speed record cars ever made is making its first appearance on the auction block in 56 years

Automotive art at its best

Car collector Larry Klairmont, 89, at his showroom in Chicago on June 17, 2016.

Larry Klairmont is nearly 90, rides a Can-Am Spyder and owns a collection of vehicles that represent motoring history.

Dumped Soviet cars auctioned video

Finnish customs officials auctioned off more than 100 Soviet-era Volga and Lada cars used by refugees to cross the ...

Finland has auctioned off ramshackle vintage Soviet-era cars abandoned by asylum-seekers in the desolate Arctic border area.

Savouring the Lamborghini Miura video

The Lamborghini Miura.

We head to Italy to sample a supercar ahead of its time.

Studebaker auction hotting up

The mint condition Studebaker has just 74 miles on the clock - it has traveled a nudge under 0.8 miles per year since it ...

Classic car courting clicks at auction.

For sale: Red and rare classics

The 1961 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Roadster Chassis #62.

Two red and rare classic cars are set to realise their owners some big money.

The car no-one can drive

This ultra low-mileage, mint condition 1958 Studebaker Champion was bought as a honeymoon gift - but the wedding never ...

A mint condition 1958 Studebaker has just 74 miles on the clock - and is likely to stay that way.

What is the best supercar of all time? gallery

The Ferrari F40.

Online poll to find the best supercar of all time delivers up some surprises.

Big Chev stirs childhood memories

The distinctive rear of the Impala is Richard Lyon's favourite part of the vehicle.

After six years of window shopping, a classic car owner found the right car for him on the other side of the world.

Shelby's first Cobra for sale

The very first Shelby Cobra CSX2000.

One of the most important Ford-engined sports cars is headed for the auction block.

A perfect Porsche racer restoration gallery

The Porsche 924 Carreras.

Porsche allows prized 36-year-old racer out of its museum to undergo a complete restoration.

Three-year Zephyr labour of love

Alan O'Hara and his 1971 Ford Mark IV Zephyr, he and his sons spent three years restoring the vehicle.

When Alan O'Hara first began work on his Mark IV Zephyr he assumed it was going to be a short fix. Three years later ...

Classic car replica turns heads video

Palestinian Munir Shindi, 36, drives a replica of a 1927 Mercedes Gazelle that he built from scratch, on a street in ...

Palestinian mechanic wowing them on the Gaza Strip with his home-built replica of a 1927 classic Mercedes-Benz.

Rare Porsche racer stored in attic

The Porsche 924 GTR racer that has come out of hiding in Japan to be auctioned in England.

This "ultimate" version of a 1981 Porsche 924 was built to race but never has.

Purple roadster stands out

Rick Murray with his Dodge powered Ford Roadster hotrod.

Rick Murray isn't just interested in hot rods - he's obsessed with them.

Old car makes money for charity video

"Myrtle", a 1963 Humber 90.

Classic British car makes nearly $1000 for every year of its existence in charity auction for Cancer Society.

Old car making charity money video

"Myrtle", a 1963 Humber 90.

Cancer Society volunteer donates restored classic car for fund-raising auction.

Hot rod love story spans decades video

The 1932 Ford Roadster hot rod, when owned by Barry Greer (in the front seat). The Roadster has been recreated by Napier ...

It took nearly half a century, but Geoff Mitford-Taylor finally got the hot rod he fell for in 1970.

From mower to motorcar

Barry Read of Inglewood makes cars and works of art out of ride-on lawnmowers and has just finished building this ...

"As long as I have a welder or a hammer in my hand I'm a happy man."

Bruce and Harry's epic adventure

Timaru's Bruce and Ben Washington compete in their 1929 Chrysler 75 Roadster in the 2013 Peking to Paris endurance car rally.

Father and son expect a healthy dose of Kiwi ingenuity will be required to get them more than 13,500km across Asia and Europe.

'Time warp' Beetle is sold

This 1974 Volkswagen Beetle has travelled just 90 kilometres since it was first sold.

A 42-year-old VW Beetle that has travelled just 90km has sold at auction at the upper end of its value estimation.

5000 cars bought to collect 450 video

Star attraction: the Gosford museum features a rare Onyx black Ford Falcon GTHO Phase 3.

This monster classic car museum is a little unusual in that everything inside is for sale.

How to get a cheap(er) Ford GT

An example of the Superformance MKI GT40.

A UK company believes it has the answer for those finding authentic Ford supercars beyond their reach.

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