The Best Cars Ever Made

The greatest cars of all time. We tell you their stories.

The World's Greatest Cars. In Detail

From Bugattis to Ferraris and Porsches to Dusenbergs, the team at Sports Car Digest have decided to create profiles of some of the best cars ever produced. We didn't rank the top 100 cars ever because we don't want hate mail but we dive into the details and history of these historic, rare and desirable machines. Some of these cars are historically significant, some are about pushing the automotive technology of their time, while others are just the pinnacle of the driving experience - engaging, fast and fun. On this page we take a look at some of the most memorable sports cars of all time, all of them iconic and recognizable to any car-obsessed fan reading this site. These are the cars that get our blood flowing here at Sports Car Digest, from vintage racers to classics to the latest supercar offerings, we realize that there are myriad discussions debates over which ones are the most memorable, the most celebrated and the most remarkable. Ignore the debates and refrain from picking an overall winner. Just sit back and celebrate.

Ultimate Cars. Profiles

The greatest cars, the greatest brands, the best drivers.

On May 28, 2021, Maserati celebrated the 60th anniversary of their Nürburgring 1,000 kilometers win with the Tipo 61. The 7th endurance classic race was held at the Nordschleife in Germany and was at the peak of its popularity during this era.  Masten Gregory and Lloyd Casner’s achievement in the Maserati Tipo 61 immediately became a memorable win as it became back-to-back victories for Maserati....
Christian Kramer is an automotive expert of considerable note.  Once an auto broker, he’s since become a certificated vehicle vetter and appraiser. He can provide a full forensic and market valuation write-up on a single vehicle or an entire collection. He often does for banks that finance such things, insurance...

Ultimate Garage Profiles

Some people have all the luck. We take a look at some of the most amazing car collections from across the globe. Museums, private collections and exhibits that are the envy of the automotive world.

Everybody starts somewhere.   For Maserati, that beginning was epicentered at Via Pepoli 1 in Bologna, Italy, in December of 1914.  Via Pepoli is a cobblestoned street that winds its way through the oldest sections of Bologna.  The buildings are a typical mix of storefronts, apartments, commercial and industrial uses, with...
In 2012, Sports Car Digest and Senior Photographer Dennis Gray profiled famed car collector, Jon Shirley. Ever gracious with his time, our extensive interview with Shirley touched on a variety of automotive topics, such as buying his first collector car, personally restoring his Ferrari NART Spider, his favorite cars to...
Since it opened on June 1, 2017, the Newport Car Museum has attracted more than 14,000 visitors and become a hit with car clubs and tour groups exploring the Northeast and especially the vacation destination of Newport, Rhode Island. The museum’s location in nearby Portsmouth, in a 114,000-square-foot building once...
The first Classic Mazda Museum in Europe — and indeed the only one outside Japan — opened on 13th May in Augsburg, Germany. Mazda Classic Automobil Museum Frey, a project led by a local Mazda dealer Auto Frey with the support of Mazda Germany, spotlights Mazda’s almost 100 years of...
Story by Jo Clahsen | Photos by Steffen Jahn At Porsche, the “warehouse” is an unadorned industrial construction housing icons, unique specimens, covered racing cars and timber models on a zillion square meters. A Porsche museum with no frills, yet much charm. Even smart-alecky Wikipedia is unsure and offers seven...

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