• 1979 Toyota Celica Supra

    1979 Toyota Celica Supra0

    For too many years, conventional car-guy wisdom determined that Japanese cars would never rise to the level of collectability, and that the late 1970s and ’80s were wastelands of forgettable vehicles.

  • 1980 BMW M1

    1980 BMW M12

    Hand-built between 1978 and 1981 as a homologation special for sports-car racing is the iconic, mid-engine BMW M1, considered to be the one and only exotic supercar ever built by the Bavarian automaker.

  • 1991 Lotus Esprit Turbo

    1991 Lotus Esprit Turbo4

    The prices for exotic cars from the 1980’s and 1990’s have gone ballistic in the past year, but there is still a European car out there that can be had for used Camry money, and that is the Lotus Esprit Turbo.

  • 1929 Ford Model A roadster

    1929 Ford Model A roadster3

    “Dry lake” means something different in Southern California than it does in the rest of the world. Speed-obsessed hot rodders since the late 1940s have viewed the flat, dusty expanses of prehistoric lake beds as perfect places to go fast.

  • 1950 Chevrolet Fleetline

    1950 Chevrolet Fleetline1

    It took Chevrolet until the 1949 model year to introduce new post-war styling. The new design integrated the front bumpers and lowered the fenders, hood and roof.

  • 1977 Ford Bronco Ranger

    1977 Ford Bronco Ranger4

    Time to come down to earth after all the top-drawer concours cars and lofty auction prices last week in Monterey. So let’s go four-wheeling!

  • 1971 Porsche 911T

    1971 Porsche 911T0

    After attending the festivities in Monterey for a week, we thought it was time for a more-sensibly priced sports car, so for Pick of the Day, we have a car that is always hot in Monterey, the fabled Porsche 911.

  • 1934 Chevrolet Cabriolet

    1934 Chevrolet Cabriolet2

    I think it was my love for Cruella De Vil’s car in the 1990’s 101 Dalmatians movie that cemented my love for old cars with huge rolling fenders and long classic lines.

  • 1964 Porsche 904 GTS race car

    1964 Porsche 904 GTS race car0

    With Monterey Classic Car Week coming right up with its gang of pricey collector-car auctions, we thought the time was right to present our own ultra-exotic automobile from the listings on ClassicCars.com.

  • 1969 Ford Mach 1 Cobra Jet

    1969 Ford Mach 1 Cobra Jet2

    In 1969, only 237 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Cobra Jet R-code cars were made. One of those Cobras Jets is listed by a private seller who says, “It’s really cool that you could go to the dealership back then and buy a car with wings, spoilers, black and chrome all over, hood pins, and shaker hood.”


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