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You probably know Aristotle Onassis for marrying your favorite presidential widow, Jacqueline. As a guy who had more money than his native country has today, he also financed the construction of the Olympic Tower on 5th Avenue, while enjoying the best music Greece could offer in the seventies. In fact, he was so impressed by the works of Stamatis Kokotas, a.k.a Greek Elvis, that he bought the guy a 1969 Lamborghini Miura S just to show his appreciation. More »


You probably know Aristotle Onassis for marrying your favorite presidential widow, Jacqueline. As a guy who had more money than his native country has today, he also financed the construction of the Olympic Tower on 5th Avenue, while enjoying the best music Greece could offer in the seventies. In fact, he was so impressed by the works of Stamatis Kokotas, a.k.a Greek Elvis, that he bought the guy a 1969 Lamborghini Miura S just to show his appreciation. More »


It's no secret that barn finds are currently in favor with car collectors, but once a car is unearthed after a lengthy storage the question becomes what to do with the car. More »
Although we think discovering any old rusty vehicle that has spent several decades idle is a lucky score, tracking down a Pre-A Porsche 356 Cabriolet goes a bit beyond the "average barn find". More »

Considering the last new 1967 Chevrolet Impala rolled off the assembly line 45 years ago, we’d say this original wagon that’s traveled a mere 31,000 miles is about as close as you can get to factory fresh. More »

"They're only original once" is the mantra of car lovers who prefer preservation to restoration. The only problem is the difficulty of finding an older vehicle in original condition good enough to be preserved. This is especially true in the world of old commercial vehicles which usually end up quite destroyed by the end of their working life. More »
Our friends at Bangshift pass along word of a hardcore Ford fan from Massachusetts who is living the dream of every old-car geek: His new restoration project is a well-weathered but completely intact 1967 Shelby GT500 that sat undriven for 25 years in Death Valley. More »
Even though "barn finds" have long been the holy grail of the collector car world, we're amazed at some of the cars that are still sitting covered in dust waiting to be discovered. More »
Due to the fact 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Cars were predicted to be a future collectible, many were put into long term storage and driven very rarely. This particular example was driven only 13 miles. More »
Maybe it's the sweet smell of forbidden fruit, but there's something about the Porsche 959 that's kept it near the top of many American enthusiast lists for nearly a quarter-century. Why someone let this one sit for 23 years without starting leaves me gobsmacked. More »