Here at Historic Racer, we love planning a road trip. The anticipation of what’s to come, combined with the trip itself and of course, the happy memories that we’re going to treasure afterwards. We were surprised to find that many Historic Racer readers actually find planning a road trip stressful, so we’ve put together this
Porsche spent more than 18 months creating this 993 Turbo. Built by the Porsche Classic department from a brand new 993 bodyshell incorporating the side intakes of the Turbo S, it is a beautiful creation that combines the modern Golden Yellow paint finish of the 2018 911 Turbo S Exclusive with the classic lines of
McLaren MP4/8A 6 is for sale, to be sold at the Bonham’s Monaco Auction in May. As someone who was an ardent McLaren and Senna follower of the period, this is an amazing car to be coming to market. The car that Senna drove to his 6th Monaco victory, it is a remarkable piece of
Remember the 1980’s? The time when excess was good, the more money you had, the more it was perfectly fine to flaunt it. For those with several sets of red braces, shoulder pads in their jackets, more than one Motorola Brick phone and a Guards Red 911 Turbo, the problem is, what to buy next?
The RM Sothebys Ferrari 70th Auction at the home of Ferrari in Modena promises to be a spectacular and glamorous event. Yet in amongst the auction listings of immaculate supercars and collectable memorabilia is a car we never knew existed and for me, is probably the most intriguing of the immensely varied lots for sale.
Imagine you’re a fly on the wall at the 1988 British Motor Show. On Jaguar’s stand, basking under the flashbulbs of the world’s press is a very low, very long and very wide concept supercar. Jaguar calls it the XJ220, the number relating to its projected top speed. It is to be powered by a
We’ve written before about scarcely believable ‘delivery mileage’ Porsches that have simply been carefully stored by their owners and never driven, sometimes for decades. This Porsche 997 Sport Classic for sale at Hexagan Classics is another such car to reach the markeplace. It’s a noble and far sighted thing to spend significant sums on a
In this digital age of always on internet, Wikipeidia, Porsche owners forums and chat groups, you could be forgiven for thinking that there was little point in buying a book about the Carrera 2.7. After all, any statistics, or information you may need can be found by swiping your iPad around Google for a while.
On 1st July this year, it will be 100 years since the commencement of what became known as the Battle of The Somme. Today, as we enjoy travelling around Europe, we often pass by the roadside memorials to that period of conflict in our history. In any French or Belgian village, there will be a