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James Bond’s ’64 Aston Martin DB5 Used In GOLDFINGER And THUNDERBALL

Hot on the heels of Bonham’s successfully auctioning off the DB4 test mule used for Goldfinger, RM will be auctioning off the real deal 1964 James Bond Aston Martin DB5 chassis number DB5/1486/R at it’s ‘Automobiles of London’ event on October 27. It is one of two movie cars created for filming in Goldfinger and […]

March 27, 2015, auto
Murcielago Successor Gets Pushrod Suspension

In what is a first for a series production Lamborghini, the Murcielago’s successor (Jota/Avetador..) will be equipped with pushrod suspension inspired by Formula 1. The new pushrod design will be coupled with aluminum double-wishbone suspension and carbon ceramic brakes. Necessary when navigating urban environments, the new Lambo will continue to be fitted with hydraulic lifts […]

June 6, 2014, auto
John Travolta’s 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL Stolen

John Travolta stopped by the local Jaguar dealership yesterday in Santa Monica, presumably covering some business regarding a new ride. Unfortunately, while in the dealer for only 10 minutes or so, his classic 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL was stolen while parked on the street. John has filed a police report. No word on if the classic […]

October 8, 2013, auto
Unconscionable! Ferrari Enzo Abandoned In Dubai!

As you well know, this is a Ferrari Enzo. One of only 399 built for the public and it’s rotting beneath Dubai’s desert sun. While this wouldn’t be the first time the area’s rich treat one of the world’s rarest and most treasured vehicles with utter disregard, word is that most of these examples are […]

July 4, 2013, auto
Mercedes-Benz C111 Concept Attempted Robbery

Mercedes-Benz C111 Concept According to a source at Mercedes-Benz, a ring of thieves targeted the C111 Concept as it sat in its delivery truck waiting to cross the Channel Tunnel into England. Despite being thwarted, the attack left significant damage to one of the gullwing doors and front wing. The company has luckily been able […]

Infiniti Planning M-Coupe To Rival 6-Series?

2009 Infiniti Essense Concept Nissans luxury division may be on the fence over whether to build a replacement to the long deceased Q45 or not, but as their M has grown in size with generation bloat, so too has the number of market segments in which it competes. Infiniti is reportedly mulling the introduction of […]

October 3, 2012, auto