Auctions of Cars, Watches and Furniture Heat Up

The value of collectibles — like coffee tables, whiskey, Air Jordans and Pokémon cards — has soared.

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A Postwar Mercedes, Still Overshadowed by Its Racing Cousins

The Adenauer Benz helped lift the automaker after its work for the Nazis. Today, pristine models go for a small fraction of Gullwings from the same era.

#adenauer-konrad, #antique-and-classic-cars, #automobiles, #mercedes-benz, #restoration-and-renovation

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A Legendary Designer Strikes Out on His Own to Redesign Legends

For two decades, Ian Callum led the look at Jaguar Land Rover. Now he’s reimagining some vintage cars, including the Jag Mark 2 and a classic Corvette.

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How Car Collecting Powered Through the Pandemic

The virus hastened the rise of online sales, as connoisseurs of vintage vehicles found more time to spend with their socially distanced hobby.

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English Charm, Italian Flair and a Global Fan Base

The Jensen Interceptor, introduced in 1949, has been reborn numerous times since. Restorations are common, and there are whispers of another incarnation.

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An S.U.V.? Ferrari Sees the Writing on the Road

The Purosangue, whose details remain closely held, will be out next year. But the carmaker’s evolving lineup, too, points to a (slightly) more inclusive approach.

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Look but Don’t Touch: Supercars That Have Barely Been Driven

The power and prestige of cars like a 1990 Lamborghini might compel some owners to take a Sunday drive. But with odometers this low, the investment would take a hit.

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Chevy’s Little Engine That Could

For six decades, a small-block Chevy has powered the dreams of hot-rodders and Corvettes, and plenty of other cars, even a Ford Mustang.

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A Nostalgic (if Isolating) Road Trip Along Route 66

Driven by an early fascination with the American West, a photographer set off to travel part of America’s most celebrated highway.

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Driving Older Cars: Light on Tech, Heavy on Fun

“There is no nanny system. It is just you and your steering wheel and your right foot and the road.”

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Test Drive: The 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo

Put through its paces on a motor club’s racetrack, the 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S growls with a gaudy 640 horsepower and handling that lets even amateur drivers feel like superheroes.

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‘A Sports Car That You Can Wear Into a Bar’

Wristwatches and fast cars: precision machines that have grown together for a century, drawing crowds and connoisseurs.

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Bugatti Chiron: Perfection at a Stratospheric Price

The Bugatti Chiron commands a fortune, but for serious car aficionados in the 1 percent, it represents perfection. Perfection that can top out at 261 miles an hour.

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Aston Martin’s James Bond Car Comes to Life

Aston Martin is re-creating the Bond DB5, as seen in “Goldfinger,” with all the (responsible) spy gear it could stuff into it.

#antique-and-classic-cars, #aston-martin, #automobiles, #bond-james-fictional-character, #goldfinger-movie, #movies, #porsche-ag

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I Bought a Car From Northern Italy as the Pandemic Took Hold

The little blue coupe’s journey shows how ordinary things played out in extraordinary circumstances.

#antique-and-classic-cars, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #international-trade-and-world-market, #lombardy-italy, #quarantines

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Specialty Shops Turn Classic Cars Into Electric Head-Turners

A growing array of specialty shops are turning classics into silent brutes with tire-burning torque and vintage style.

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A Chatty Auction Site Is Taking the Classic Car World by Storm

Bring a Trailer has 100,000 registered bidders and listed 11,000 cars in a banner 2019, while the traditional auction market shows signs of cooling.

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