1961 Maserati 3500 GT: One of the most beautiful cars ever made.
The 3500 GT was the first production model of Maserati, which allowed the brand to cope with financial difficulties in the late 50s.
1925 Rolls-Royce 40/50 Phantom: Timeless British classic
The Rolls-Royce Phantom will soon celebrate its centenary, although it still looks breathtakingly beautiful, stylish, fashionable, and even futuristic.
1904 Rolls-Royce 10 hp: The luxury for real gentlemen
Rolls-Royce 10 hp marked the legendary British brand’ history beginning. The model presented at the Paris Motor Show in December 1904 is one of the sought-after classic cars for collectors from all over the world as the British created only 16 copies then, and today its starting auction price is about $3 million!
1961 Jaguar E-Type: The most beautiful car in the world!
On March 15, 1961, Jaguar once again excited everyone. This time the venue was the Geneva Exhibition, and the newly introduced car was the E-Type. Even though the success of the brand's XK120 was undeniable, it was no match for the success of its new offspring.
1974 Porsche 911: Seven Generations Of Triumph
Throughout its career, this rear-wheel drive athlete experienced ups and downs. However, today the Stuttgart brand is unthinkable without its rear-engine talisman. The 911 celebrates its 60th anniversary in great shape: comfortable, driving, and more versatile than ever.
1906 Rolls-Royce 40/50 Silver Ghost: The birth of a legend
One of the most remarkable vehicles of the British manufacturer - Rolls-Royce 40/50 Silver Ghost, was the epitome of luxury and style, forever staying in the history of the automotive industry.
1968 Jaguar E type: The one and only
Jaguar E-Type was one of the automotive icons of the 1960s, impressing with its elegance and unique predatory charm. This sportscar combined the agility of racing cars and the comfort of the famous British sedans.
1946 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith: The car of magnates and presidents
The first post-war Rolls Royce model, which debuted in 1946, replaced the 25/30 model and was called no less mystical than its previous counterparts. Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith was a symbol of absolute luxury, the vehicle of magnates and presidents.
1970 Porsche 911: The victorious RWD
The victorious history of the Porsche 911 began in 1963 when the car was introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show. This rear-wheel drive sports car was a revelation, however, none dared to think it would become an icon, lasting for more than a half-decade.
1963 Austin-Healey 3000: From Britain with love
British sports roadster Austin-Healey 3000, or rather "big Healey", was the brainchild of a talented engineer and designer, former pilot of the Royal Air Force Donald Healey, and multiple champions in many racing competitions.
1977 Chevrolet Camaro: Friend, comrade, just gorgeous
On August 11, 1966, the first Chevrolet Camaro rolled off the assembly line at the Norwood, Ohio plant. This iconic car was released to take on the Ford Mustang.
1971 Maserati Ghibli: Italian supercar
The Maserati Ghibli was created as a classic GT. It was luxurious and stylish, offering unrivaled travel comfort over any distance, fast and powerful with a true racing car "blood" inside.
1964 Porsche 911: The legendary sports car
The iconic Porsche 911, which is almost 60 years old, is still an exclusive sports car that emphasizes the status of its owner.
1970 Lamborghini Jarama: Mix of elegance and power
The Lamborghini Jarama is a little-known and last 12-cylinder front-engined Gran Turismo put into production under the personal direction of Ferruccio Lamborghini. Against the backdrop of Lamborghini's other extravagant models like Miura, the conceptual Marzal, and Espada, it looked like “just a car.”
1971 Rolls-Royce Corniche: Timeless retro
Corniche became the first "post-crisis" premiere of Rolls-Royce, which was supposed to save the company. The new car came out elegant and stylish, and the name "cornish" meant "road along the cliff" or, more simply, serpentine.
1960 Plymouth Savoy: American middle-class darling
The Americans immediately liked the Plymouth Savoy: the car quickly became popular with middle-income people, who were attracted not only by price but also by its good technical characteristics.
1958 Lincoln Premiere: A narrow-eyed monster
A bright representative of the heyday of the American automobile industry, the Lincoln Premiere, produced for only four years, had a short but stellar life.
1955 Jaguar XK140: The sporty British
The post-war 50s turned out to be unusually successful for the British car industry. The famous company Jaguar Cars were no exception, which soon replaced the Jaguar XK120 with a faster and more modern XK140 model.
1964 Pontiac Catalina: the powerful jewel of Detroit
Catalina was a great example of Pontiac's huge torque cars: it accelerated like lightning from a standstill, and the powerful engine and sporty options made it one of the fastest full-size cars produced in Detroit at the time.
1965 Mustang Fastback: The Road Star
Ford Mustang Fastback earned the status of a real American car, symbolizing success, strength, and power. This unbridled stallion is probably the first on the list of the coolest muscle cars of all time.
1970 Chevrolet Chevelle: The epitome of the real muscle car
The legendary muscle car, perhaps the best model of the Chevrolet empire, was on the assembly line from 1964 to 1977, originally created as a competitor to the Ford Fairlane.
1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo – a personal luxury car from the 70s
Every connoisseur of the American auto industry is well aware of the two-door coupe - Chevrolet Monte Carlo. This legendary car began its history in 1970 and lasted till 2007. For all the years of production, 6 generations were released, which were constantly updated and modernized.
1973 Chevrolet Corvette: American legend
At the American Motorama show in 1953, visitors were interested in an unusual vehicle, which later became the first American sports car. Its name was Chevrolet Corvette.
1950 Nash Ambassador Super: A worthy rival for the Big Three
The controversial design of 1950 Nash Ambassador was colloquially dubbed "bathtubs", however, the revolutionary Airflyte design of those years looked very exotic, even impressive, and the technical characteristics compared with what the modern auto industry offered, was progressive.
1974 Jensen Interceptor: The gentlemen’s club in a wheels
The history of the Jensen Interceptor goes back to the 50s when Alan and Richard Jensen brothers released their first car. This model was highly unsuccessful and was very quickly removed from production. But the idea of creating luxurious and fast class 2+2 coupes remained. Almost 13 years passed before the plans were destined to be fulfilled.
1937 Chrysler Airflow: An Underrated Masterpiece
The most influential car of the 1930s, the prototype for many iconic cars, the 1934-1937 Airflows almost ended up as a disaster for the Chrysler empire.
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster: An iconic American muscle car
The Corvette arrived in the US in the early 1950s as a response to the popularity of European sports cars, so loved by US military personnel who began to ship them en masse from Europe after World War II.
1969 Dodge Charger: NASCAR Warrior
Produced during the total dominance of the Ford Mustang, the Dodge Charger managed not only to become a proper rival to the latter but also to win its bold place in the popular muscle car market.
1966 Pontiac GTO: The progenitor of muscle cars
The ancestor of all "muscle cars" - this is how many dubbed the legendary Pontiac GTO. Whether this is true or not is very controversial, however, it's hard to imagine a list of 10 American muscle cars where the GTO would not be, if not in the first place, then in the top three for sure.
1969 Mustang Mach 1: John Wick’s legendary vehicle
Since its debut, the Ford Mustangs, compared to all other makes and models, had a unique style that cannot be confused with any other car. And the Mach 1, introduced in 1969 was not different - it somehow retained the original car's iconic looks with its unique flair.
1971 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia – a stylish sports car
In the early 1950s, as the standard of living of the population rose, the demand for more prestigious cars arose. Thus the Volkswagen management offered coachbuilder manufacturer Karmann company the cooperation, which in turn engaged the Italian company Ghia to build a sporty vehicle.
1967 Oldsmobile Toronado: American front-wheel-drive
Emerged as a full-size luxury car and directly competing with the Ford Thunderbird, the Oldsmobile Toronado stayed in history as the first front-wheel-drive vehicle made in the United States since the 1937 Cord 812 Automobile.
1960 Ford Thunderbird: Тhe thunderstrike of the American auto industry
For half a century, under the Thunderbird brand, Ford produced large rear-wheel-drive sedans, coupes, and roadsters positioning them as prestigious vehicles for wealthy owners, who preferred to drive themselves.
1960 Chevrolet El Camino: The legendary ute-style pickup truck
The history of the Chevrolet El Camino model began in 1959 when Chevrolet released the first generation of this elegant truck, which stayed on the assembly line until 1987, survived 5 generations, and became a style icon.
The Legend That Is Mercedes-Benz G-Class: 1985 Mercedes-Benz G 300
The history of the classic Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon with all its variations, offshoots, revisions, and powertrains has become so thick and labyrinthine in the decades since its inception that we've chosen to cut the Gordian knot and just present one of the greatest hits of the boxy G-greatest wagon’s.
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380 SL
The 380 SL was a stylish two-seater convertible that could be ordered with either a soft or hardtop. The 380 SL's handling around bends was excellent, but it was slow off the line.
1980 Mercedes-Benz 450 SL
Since 1954, Mercedes-Benz has produced the SL class or SL roadster in various forms. The third generation, which started manufacturing in April 1971 and ended in August 1989, is represented by this 1980 450 SL.
1973 Dodge Charger
The Charger had become one of the most popular vehicles of the 1960s thanks to its svelte, swoopy sheet metal atop midsize B-body underpinnings, as well as a range of trim levels and appealing engine choices, and Dodge was not ready to let it go until it had to.
The Distinguished 1951 Nash Ambassador Super: The World’s First Car To Use Modern Developments of Aviation
When the word Nash is spoken to car fans and non-car fans, you are bound to hear some extravagant nicknames for the independent automaker. Some may consider it old news, and maybe a bit unjust, given that the Ambassador line was ahead of its time by the early 1950s.
1971 Chevrolet El Camino – to the city and the farm
Express coupe, open station wagon, or sedan pickup? No, this is a stunning Chevrolet El Camino! This original model became an intermediate link between a pickup truck and a sports coupe, and the name was given accordingly - "the way" if translated from Spanish.
1969 Plymouth Road Runner: Speed and nothing more
All American power fans should remember these four numbers by heart. 1-9-6-8. It was a year when the Dodge Charger, Chevrolet Chevelle, and the Plymouth Road Runner - the real stars of the muscle car segment appeared. It’s a pity that the golden age of these beautiful sportsmen was too short.
1960 Dodge Dart: The success story of America’s favorite compact sedan
For the Dodge brand, the Dart was a real success story. Launched in 1960, the brand's most compact model remained one of the most successful compacts ever to appear on the American automobile market.
1973 Porsche 914: Two allies’ failure
The brightest names of the European automotive industry - Volkswagen and Porsche share a long and quite successful history of cooperation. However, there was one dark episode in their joint history, which seriously spoiled the relationship between the two companies. And its name was Porsche 914.
1975 Pontiac Trans AM – the very first real muscle car in the world
Starting with building a sports car, Pontiac eventually developed the Trans AM, one of the most successful American muscle cars, which became a real legend. It was practically the very first real muscle car in the world.
1971 Chevrolet Camaro – “Super Hugger”
Called the "Super Hugger", the second-generation Camaro’s basic mechanical layout was taken from its predecessor, with a one-piece structure using a front subframe, A-arms, and coil-spring front suspension and rear springs.
1965 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Convertible – Beetle in a sports jacket
Meet one of the most massive pseudo sports cars of Germany's automotive industry - the Volkswagen Karmann Ghia with the aerodynamic body hiding in the bowels of the folk stuffing from the "Beetle".
1964 Renault Caravelle – course for the USA
Renault Caravelle with its French roots and Italian design has remained in history not only as a successful model for the youth but also as one of the symbols of the melting of the Cold War ice.
1964 Chevrolet Corvair: middle-class compact car
Produced from 1960 to 1969 the Chevrolet Corvair was positioned as a people's compact vehicle intended for middle-class folks. One of the distinguishing features of the model was the rear engine.
American power: 1966 Dodge Charger
At the peak of the muscle cars fever, the legend of the American auto industry Dodge Charger was born - the iconic car of Chrysler Corporation, designed to compete with Pontiac.
1993 Bentley Continental R: The crowning achievement of the British automaker
Body styled from a non-Rolls-Royce model, the Bentley Continental R model fully changed the perception of the Gran Turismo cars of the 1990s with its expressive design and a powerful turbocharged engine.
1974 Volkswagen bus – the legendary hippie mobile of the 70s
The Volkswagen bus, or rather Transporter, is one of the first civilian minibusses produced by German Volkswagen since 1950. At the end of the 60s and the beginning of the 70s, it became the image of an entire era and a spirit of the hippie movement.
1954 Mercury Monterey: a car that outperformed the average Ford
Launched in 1952 and lasting seven generations, the Monterey line was a separate series and top model of the Mercury brand. Created by Edsel Ford (son of G. Ford), the brand was the youngest of the Big Three launched before the war. It appeared in 1939 and occupied a niche between the "folk" "Fords" and premium "Lincolns".
American Legends: 1966 Ford Thunderbird
If the entire history of the American automobile industry had to be reduced to one, but the most important, the most principled confrontation, then it would certainly be the age-old dispute between Ford and Chevrolet. As a result of the rivalry between these two giants, the legendary Thunderbird was born.
1992 Range Rover: the most expensive production model
Half a century of Range Rover history is phenomenal. This vehicle not only became the founder of an entire premium SUV segment but served as a prototype for several successful brands.
1989 Range Rover: The Royal’s Choice
The world's first luxury SUV, the Royal family's favorite car brand, the real British beauty, after all. Yes, all of this is about the Range Rover!
1988 Toyota Land Cruiser – durable, reliable, indestructible
Try to describe the legendary Land Cruiser in a few words, it will definitely be - durable, strong, reliable, and indestructible. But even these characteristics do not fully describe the impenetrable quality of an SUV built to survive in the most challenging conditions on the planet. And the Land Cruiser has been passing all the tests with honor for 70 years.
1966 Oldsmobile Toronado: Innovation beyond imagination
The Oldsmobile Toronado is GM's attempt to create a Personal Luxury coupe with great design, a powerful engine, and advanced technical equipment. Unfortunately, Oldsmobile has not appreciated accordingly, and it almost failed in sales.
1966 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu: America’s Muscle “dream”
The Chevelle was the epitome of the "muscle" concept popular in the 60s - "big motor in a small car" and its popularity was not just deserved, but completely predetermined.
Incredible 1997 Porsche 911: a masterpiece from Zuffenhausen
More than half a decade passed since the 911's launch in Frankfurt, where the model quickly established itself as a "real Porsche". The dynamics and appearance of the new sportscar were beyond all expectations. Worldwide success was guaranteed.
1968 Pontiac Firebird: Phoenix Rise
In pursuit of the Mustang's success, General Motors created not one, but two similar models at once to beat the ferocious Ford stallion. As a result, in 1966, the Firebird and Chevrolet Camaro were launched. A new era of pony cars was emerging.
1968 Chevrolet Camaro – the great American
Camaro, without exaggeration, is a legend- a car whose history kept pace with the development of the Chevrolet brand itself. Since 1966, several generations had been produced, united by a powerful engine and "old school" design.
1967 Dodge Coronet: History of the legend
The iconic Coronet, which was one of the best Dodge models, was so popular in the USA that the company released as many as 8 generations of this model between 1949 and 1980. The machine had serious updates several times, which made it even more popular.
1967 Dodge Charger – а gem of Мuscle cars
The 1967 Dodge Charger is a prominent example of the Chrysler empire, produced in the heyday of the muscle car era - from the mid-60s to the early 70s.
1967 Buick Riviera – luxury for extraordinary people
1967 Riviera is the pinnacle of the Buick family in the personal luxury coupe class. Extravagant style and a huge power reserve have made it the most sought-after luxury car of the 60s, thanks to the high praise of experts and automotive journalists.
1963 Buick Riviera – the most beautiful Buick ever built
Buick Riviera combines the dynamic performance of a sports car with the glamor and glitz of Rolls-Royce.
1966 Mercedes-Benz 230SL – the unrivaled lightness of perfection
The legendary Mercedes-Benz 230SL model was an outstanding example of the global automotive industry. Brand’s fans remembered it as a unique representative of the cult brand's series of unrivaled light sports cars.
1946 Chevrolet Pickup։ Handsome weightlifter
Back in 1917, when the First World War was raging in Europe Chevrolet assembled its first pickups.
1956 Ford F100: America’s Best Pickup
Ford F100 model is an undisputed leader among American pickup trucks which have a special place in the United States auto culture.
1917 Ford Model T – the most influential car of the 20th century
The Model T or “Tin Lizzie” is the car that started the entire mass-produced automotive industry. It was the brainchild of the genius Henry Ford, who proved to the world that a machine can be inexpensive to produce without sacrificing its quality. No wonder, he managed to "put America on wheels."
1949 Studebaker Model 2R5: Civil brethren
The Studebaker 2R5 pickup was part of the post-war Studebaker R-Series truck family - the most popular in the company's history. Even fierce competition from the Ford F-Series and Chevrolet Advance Design did not stop the 2R5 from occupying 5.73% of the American commercial vehicle market in 1949.
1928 Regal Commander – the immortal Studebaker’s legend
So, the name of the Studebaker with its Regal Commander will forever be perpetuated in the history of the world automotive industry.
Lincoln Continental III Convertible 1958 – the epitome of the Detroit Baroque era
The Lincoln Continental Convertible is the most extraordinary creation of the Detroit Baroque era. The model was the epitome of the aerospace styling popular in those years, the exact opposite of the graceful design of the previous Mark II model.
1966 Ford Mustang: a symbol of the American auto industry
Everyone has heard of the Ford Mustang. No wonder! Few models among production vehicles can boast the same worldwide fame that the Ford Mustang does. The iconic first model appeared on April 17, 1964, at the New York World Fair and dramatically changed the US auto industry, making so-called Pony Cars popular.
1961 Lincoln Continental convertible – luxury worthy of a president
Lincoln Continental is a true American luxury car, symbolizing success, power, and wealth, which served American Presidents Roosevelt and Kennedy.
Eldorado Biarritz 1982 – the “golden” jewel of legendary luxury car
Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz is the finest example of a classic American sophisticated car. It combines aesthetics, performance, and class that has stood the test of time.
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air: Sweet, Smooth, and Sassy
In the mid-1950s, GM introduced the Bel Air model for raising the brand's reputation with a relatively cheap model with excellent performance and a catchy design.
1961 Chevrolet Bel Air – a Big Winner
Chevrolet Bel Air, produced in the United States from 1953 to 1975 by the Chevrolet division of General Motors Corporation, was named after one of the most prestigious suburbs of Los Angeles. The model was advertised as "hot" because of the powerful V-shaped 8-cylinder engine that made it really possible to feel the speed.
1965 Chevrolet Impala – the luxury and power of the 60s
Impala was GM's secret weapon, and it became the favorite of middle-class Americans and went on to be the top-selling vehicle exceeding one million in 1965. No one has managed to repeat this record so far.
1972 Dodge Challenger – late, but definitely not the last
The Dodge Challenger was the last to enter the power race in 1970, but that didn't stop the machine from making a name for itself. Debuting with engines ranging from the straight-six to the mighty 440 Six Barrel and the divine 426 Hemi, it has become a power and speed lover's dream. Other pony cars could only dream of it.
1960 Buick LeSabre: A Vibe to Drive
The 1960 Buick will give you just the right reasons to become a vintage car lover.This is an accessible luxury vehicle that exudes flair and sophistication.
1963 Ford Thunderbird: A Class Drip from the 1960s
Some skeptics questioned whether the dramatically different four-seat Thunderbird would appeal to purchasers in the same manner as the more openly athletic two-seat predecessor when Ford unveiled it in 1958.
1966 Ford Mustang Fastback
The SR-71 Blackbird spy aircraft entered service in 1966, the last episode of the Dick Van Dyke Show aired, and Ford released the original Mustang Fastback for the last time before the 1967 model year switch, which included a significantly redesigned version. Despite the fact that the Mustang had a wonderful year in sales, the beloved Fastback had a 50% drop in sales from the previous model year. In 1966, only 35,000 Mustang Fastbacks were built, making this vehicle very desirable among Mustang enthusiasts.
1968 Corvette: A Stylish Ride
Corvette '68 is where it all became different. For the Corvette, 1968 was a year of significant new design revisions. The body of the 1968 Vette was completely redesigned, giving it an almost convertible feel thanks to retractable T-tops and a removable rear window.
1970 Cadillac DeVille Convertible: A Luxury To Own, A Pride To Drive
Sitting behind the wheel of a 1970 Cadillac DeVille convertible was the most wonderful way to enjoy the lively seventies. The world standard automobile included eleven models in three series. The broad sweeping lines' remarkable elegance articulated eloquence and flair with a calm dignity that was the trademark of every Cadillac.
1970 Chevrolet C-10 Stepside: A Truck For Everyday
Chevrolet's C/K series of trucks, which were introduced in 1959 to compete directly with Ford's F-Series and Dodge's D-Series trucks, were an immediate success.
The 1984 Porsche Neunelfer (911): Surpassing Boundaries
Retrieved From classicdriver.com The Porsche 911 Carrera from 1984 is neither the fastest nor even the most costly of all Porsche 911 automobile models, but it is a classic piece. Porsche AG (Porsche Automobile Manufacturing Company) is a German automobile manufacturer based in Stuttgart, Zuffenhausen. They are known for producing
1972 Chevrolet Camaro: The American Pony Car
When the 1970 Camaro Z/28 made its premiere at the Chicago Auto Show in February of that year, the audience went crazy. With good reason: the new automobile looked gorgeous, with clean bodylines, a long front end, and a short rear deck. That split-bumper front end was particularly threatening when selected with the Rally Sport option. The car was such a hit that it was featured in various movies along the way. From the 1976 American comedy gumball Rally to the 2011 Super 8, this magnificent car has surely made its way in front of the camera