ARTICLES RELATING TO CLASSIC CARS

60 rare Porsches to go under the hammer

2015-08-26 11:35

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first production 356 Carrera, 60 of the rarest Porsches will go under the hammer in September.

GM sinkhole: Millionth 'Vette for restoration

2015-06-11 10:38

GM is restoring its historic 'millionth' Chevrolet Corvette, one of eight classic 'Vettes swallowed whole by a huge sinkhole in 2014.

Cute but astute: Fiat's bargain Nuova

2015-03-20 09:34

'It cost next to nothing in petrol bills and ran as sweet as the proverbial sewing machine.' DAVE FALL reflects on his classic Fiat 500 Nuova.

Lister reborn: New 'Knobbly' rolls out

2015-03-11 10:33

Lister Cars' first reborn Knobbly racer has been built at its factory in Cambridge, England to its original 1958 specification. GALLERY

Borgward coming forward - an icon revived

2015-02-12 06:59

Remember the Isabella? Or the Hansa? Their maker, Borgward, will announce its revival at the 2015 Geneva auto show. FERDI DE VOS remembers the iconic brand in SA...

'Brand new' Lancia Integrale surfaces

2015-01-29 13:30

A 1992 Lancia Delta Integrale worth perhaps R1.9-million will be auctioned at a Race Retro sale in England. It's covered only 50km!

Classic Cars at Jozi summer show

2014-12-09 12:44

More than 1000 classic and custom cars were on show at the Johannesburg Classic Car Show. DRIES VAN DER WALT shares the highlights and an awesome gallery with us!

UPDATE: Reader's 50 pics: Classic car show

2014-10-08 10:57

Wheels24 reader REYNARD GELDERBLOM gave up braai and beers for classic cars at the Castle of Good Hope on Heritage Day 2014. Check out his awesome 50-image gallery! Sorry, gallery now fixed!

Leaping Jaguars! Rare 50s XK150 spotted

2014-09-22 07:54

Columnist DAVE FALL spotted a classic British coupe during a recent a trip to a classic-car dealer in Cape Town - a rare Jaguar XK150 FHC from the late 1950s.

One-owner E-Type sells for R800 000

2014-09-09 06:39

A rare 1972 Jaguar E-type went under the hammer for more than double its estimate at an auction conducted by Barons in England.

 

SA-built '28 Chev still finding new roads

2015-06-24 08:31

Barney Marais matched his SA-built 1928 Chevrolet against other classics at the 46th annual Milligan Rally in the Eastern Cape. How did he do?

Pakistan's classics: Cars worth millions

2015-05-28 11:14

Wheels from a bygone era: In poverty-stricken Pakistan vintage-car collectors are saving motoring history worth R132-million...

Time-warp! Still-new '68 Mini Van auction

2015-03-12 10:38

A 1968 Austin Mini van, with less than 200km on its clock, could fetch nearly R500 000 when it goes under the hammer in England later in March.

Records fall at retro racer auction

2015-02-24 11:45

Four record prices have been set at a the Race Retro auction for classic vehicles. A rare 1991 Ferrari Testarossa sold for R3.6-million!

Rare vintage Californa sells for R163m

2015-02-04 12:46

Collectors of classic cars, those who can make it to Paris, are rushing to get to an auction of vintage treasures - 60 cars from the 1950s-70's found gathering dust on a farm will be auctioned..

'Reborn' Listers sold out for special series

2015-01-09 11:11

Lister Cars' has revived its ‘Knobbly’ racer at the Autosport International show in England. The sport car uses the same spec as the original 1958 unit.

US muscle in huge Jozi classic-car show

2014-10-17 08:44

'Our show is all about muscle. Muscle cars, V8 pick-ups...' says Paulo Calisto, organiser of the next 2014 Classic Car Show at the Johannesburg Expo Centre in December.

Olé! Mexico record for classic-car queue

2014-10-07 06:33

Now who would have thought Mexico would be the city to break a Guinness world record for the biggest classic car parade...

Browns Lane opens Jag heritage workshop

2014-09-11 08:59

Owners of classic Jaguars in Europe now have a dedicated workshop to service and restore such vehicles - it's the Jaguar Heritage workshop at the original Browns Lane factory..

Hand-built Atalantas: Back after 75 years

2014-09-02 11:58

The first Atalanta car to be built in 75 years will be launched at the third International Concours d'Elegance in London in September. The car will be one of more than 60 to be showcased.

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