Today the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance ended with Robert Lee's 1937 Horch 853A Spezialcabriolet and the Collier Collection's 1958 Scarab Mk. II winning Best of Show for Sport and Elegance respectively.
The 2014 show was punctuated by several distinct classes including American Underslung, Packard Concept Cars, Plastic Porsches, 100 Years of Maserati and a tribute to Bruce McLaren-all of which were expertly curated.
In anticipation of getting our entire gallery online, we have assembled 10 of our favorite images on our quick review page.
We already know tommorrow's Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance is going to be one of the best car shows in the world.
That's because we comprehensively photographed the loading day which included about 25% of the cars.
There are too many great cars to list, so we assembled this article page with our top 10 picks.
We have quickly assembled our gallery from today`s Geneva Motor Show with all the best sports and luxury cars.
One of the biggest debuts was the Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 which is the long-awaited successor to the Gallardo.
The biggest surprise was Maserati`s unveiling of the Alfieri 2+2 concept car which celebrates the company`s 100th anniversary.
Bugatti also unveiled their newest Les Légendes de Bugatti car which is a Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse made to tribute Rembrandt Bugatti.
All these great cars and more can be found in our feature gallery of the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.
This past week has been full of great announcements for the Geneva Motor Show and the most recent of these is the spectacular Koenigsegg One:1 with 1360 bhp or one megawatt of power.
Lamborghini, Ferrari and Mclaren will have new models. Lambo will finally bring along the Gallardo replacement with the Huracán LP 610-4 which will also debut at the Amelia Island Concours in America.
Ferrari have re envisioned their Ferrari California T and we made a photo history page in honor of this historied model.
On the tuning side we have some awesome cars including the TechArt 911 Turbo S and ABT RS6-R.
The world of Motorsports will change at Geneva. Porsche will finally debut their 2014 Porsche 919 hybrid and Lexus will have their new Lexus RC F GT3 Concept on display.
Other new cars include:
Bentley Flying Spur V8
Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible
Bentley Continental GT Speed
Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake
Vauxhall Astra VXR EXTREME
Aston Martin V8 Vantage N430
Aston Martin DB9 Carbon Black Edition
MINI Clubman Concept
Volvo Concept Estate
Maserati Quattroporte Ermenegildo Zegna Limited Edition
The Hennessey Venom GT is now the fastest series-production car in the world capable of a proven 270.49 mph (435.31 km/h).
This is bad news for Bugatti who held the previous record of 431.072 kph or 267.70 mph with their Bugatti 16/4 Veyron Super Sport.
Brian Smith of Miller Motorsport drove the Venom GT to a world-record speed at the Kennedy Space Center on the 3.2-mile Space Shuttle landing runway. He said “it was still pulling, if we could run on an 8-mile oval we could go faster than that.”
To celebrate we updated our Venom GT page with spectacular images from Drew Phillips and the record-run video.
Today McLaren are releasing the 650S Coupé as a revised edition of the popular MP4-12C.
The new model features styling cues from the P1 supercar, but the 650S still retains the 12C rear bumper.
Along with the facelift comes a slightly modified engine that raises output to 650 ps or 641 bhp and new 5-Spoke forged wheels.
The 650S in both Coupé and Spider form will be first previewed at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show.
Last week Ferrari revealed the new California T as the first turbocharged model in the Ferrari lineup since the 1980s.
The T has a much smaller engine than its predecessor, but uses a turbocharger to make up the difference and produce 552.5 bhp.
As the original California Spyder is among the most desirable cars in the world, we have assembled a page outlining the history of this fabled model.
Our gallery is now live from the 2014 Salon Rétromobile with all the highlights from Porte de Versailles, Paris.
This year was notable for the excellent cars for sale including a new auction this year from RM.
Of all the stands, Classic Sport Leicht got a ton of attention for having both a 1998 Mercedes-Benz CLk LM and the world's only 1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK LM Straßenversion.
These fantastic Mercedes and more can be found in our feature gallery of Salon Rétromobile by http://www.fast-auto.fr/
Today we feature RM Auction's first event in Paris which took place concurrently with Rétromobile.
For this inaugural event, RM offered a superior collection including some of the world's best endurance sports-racing cars which fetched top dollar.
One of the most interesting lots was the 1982 Porsche 956-004 which placed 3rd at Le Mans and sold for €2,352,000.
Top sale went to the 1955 Jaguar D-Type from the Harburg Collection which sold for a world record of €3,696,000.
All the lots, with descriptions and prices realized can be found in our feature gallery by Thomas Donjon.
Kissimmee is massive. It's America's largest classic car auction and has been growing with steady enthusiasm each year.
For 2014 this meant 3000 cars and nine days of auctions.
These huge numbers are possible because Dana Mecum has impeccable taste in cars and he transports them to all of his 17 auctions until a new owner is found.
Such huge numbers mean duplicates. For instance Mecum had three 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429s, or three Corvette L88s and even more Ford GTs.
Our photographer Alex marks went to Kissimee with a keen eye for Ford Mustangs and the incredible Richard Berry Callaway Collection. The results are in our gallery with descriptions and prices realized.
Today we present the first half of our Cavallino Classic gallery from the putting green of The Breakers.
This year's centerpiece display included three of the top V12 Ferrari sports racers including the ex-Sherman Wolf Ferrari 500 TRC 0662MDTR, one of the most raced 250 Testa Rossas and the one-of-two 1958 Ferrari 335 S.
Surrounding the race cars were a selection of some of the best 166s, 212s and 250GTs in America. Most of these are restored to highest caliber with exceptional trimming and the cleanest engine bays around.
We have them all in our gallery from photographer Julien Constans who happily took up the task and got a close look.
The unsung heroes of motorsport are the mechanics and today we take a look at the best service images from last week's Rallye Automobile Monte-Carlo.
The FIA strictly mandates the total amount of time that the cars can spent in the Main Service Park and Remote Service Zones. Limited to 15, 30 or 45 minutes, with a Flexi-Service of 45 minutes, there is a hustle to complete the required work and any changes requested by the driver.
Many of the Remote Service Zones are setup near town centers where the media and public can witness the 15 minute preparation of each car.
Our article page brings together the best 10 images from the service parks and zones from the Monte.
Our first special feature of 2014 is a presentation on The National Car Museum of Iran and our co-author Sam Noroozi knows more than most on the subject.
Inside the museum is a trove of untouched sports and luxury cars that were the property of Iran's leading Pahlavi and Qajar dynasties, not just the Shah himself as incorrectly told by Jalopnik.
According to Sam, the museum is run by The Foundation of Poor & Disabled Veterans who for the past 36 years have been storing and occasionally selling some cars. In 2001 they used one of the dusty hangars as a basis for the museum.
One large deal in 1995 sold 10 cars internationally including the Lamborghini Miura SVJ 4934. This sensational Miura was customized by the factory at the request of the Shah and inspired a small series known as the SVJ.
Sam says, “There are some unique cars in this collection, some one-off prototypes made special for the Shah. All have very low miles however in rough condition as they are poorly maintained and remained untouched for all these years.”
Check out our comprehensive gallery by Sam Noroozi and our article page that describes some of the cars in detail.
This year's Rallye Monte-Carlo started out with treacherous conditions for all involved and the harsh weather continued throughout the three-day event.
Consistent driving was key and Sébastien Ogier used it to win the event outright with co-driver Julien Ingrassia in thier 2014 Volkswagen Polo R WRC.
It was Hyundai's debut race at the Monte with their new i20 WRC, but Thierry Neuville crashed on the opening leg and Dani Sordo's car didn't last the first day.
Throughout the race, privateer Bryan Bouffier was consistently a top runner with his M-Sport Fiesta. He placed second overall and would likely have been the best asset to Hyundai had he stayed on with the team. Robert Kubica was also performing well in an M-Sport Fiesta and won several of the opening legs, but crashed heavily on day two.
Some spectacular runs on the final day were made on the snow-laden Col de Turini which produced some awesome photography. The snow turned into viscous rain later in the day on the lower-altitude runs.
Our gallery brings together only the very best images available to us and show the beauty of Southern France as well as the enthusiastic crowds.
This weekend RM staged a successful 45 million dollar auction that included 125 collector cars in Scottsdale Arizona.
This year they smashed many records including $1,815,000 for a Ferrari 275 GTB, $1,485,000 for a Ferrari 275 GTS, $187,000 for a Jaguar E-Type 4.2-Litre Fixed Head Coupe and $176,000 for a Porsche 911 E 2.2 Targa.
The weekend's top sale was the 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider from RM which also set a record for the model outrught.
Our gallery of RM's Scottsdale sale includes the impressive photography of Otis Blank complete with descriptions and prices realized.