In honor of the 12 Hours of Sebring-winning Porsche RS Spyder, Sports Car Digest highlights the Porsche 917 PA Spyder. While there are several visual similarities between the two racers, most notably the yellow and red paint scheme, the similarities end there, as the Interseries and ALMS race cars are ultimately more different than they are similar. The 917 PA's Shell and RS Spyder's DHL paint schemes, however, are … [Read more...]
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Patina is defined by Webster's Dictionary as, "an appearance or aura that is derived from association, habit, or established character." While easy to define, it's harder to describe in relation to cars as one man's patina is another man's garbage. Sports Car Digest loves any and all patina, as, in our opinion, there is nothing better than a car that has lived well and it has the age lines to prove it. This 1955 … [Read more...]
SCD realizes that you have most likely seen this model or video before, especially considering it has been viewed 375,000 times on YouTube. We have viewed it at least a dozen times, but it never fails to amaze. If you have never seen this video or read the story behind it, prepare to be astonished by the quality of this Ferrari 312 PB scale model. It has to been seen and heard to be believed. … [Read more...]
Lamborghini Countach LP400 For Sale Details: V12 Longitudinal, Mid-Mounted DOHC per bank; Red/Tan; 7,250 miles Price: Currently bid to $440,600 as of 3/3/08; seller states that reserve is set at $450,000, but that he will accept current bid. Market: While the May-August "Cars That Matter" guide suggests a $153,000 price for a #1 condition Countach, the market for an early Countach has escalated very quickly … [Read more...]
Hot Rods are not the typical car profile you can expect from Sports Car Digest, but this is far from a typical hot rod. Volvo commissioned Leif Tufvesson, winner of awards such "Hot Rod of the Year" and "Most Innovative Car", to build a car to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the first Volvo. Volvo Hot Rod Jakob Details: Volvo five cylinder turbo with 265 hp; 5-speed manual from Volvo 960; Dark Blue/Tan; … [Read more...]
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Vintage Race Car Drivetrain: 1965 327 block, +.030 = 331 CID with reported 410 HP. The engine was freshened up last year with new rings, bearings, heads and aluminum intake. Richmond Super T-10 four speed. Color: Blue/Black (race interior) Miles: N/A Other Information: Reportedly weighs 2,800 lbs, meaning 6.83 lbs for every HP. Fast. Seller claims that $10,000 paint job was just … [Read more...]
Monteverdi 375S For Sale Details: Chrysler 440 Magnum and Torqueflite automatic; Dark Blue/Tan ; 20,000 miles; This particular car is equipped with power steering, air conditioning, full leather interior, Borrani knock-offs and Chrysler 440 with Torqueflite automatic transmission. The seller claims the numbers match and that it's in show condition. It appears to be a #1 condition car. Price: $199,000 Buy it Now … [Read more...]