An infamous electric guitar, revered Scottish racing vehicles, the first American gold coin, and more. $3.2 million During an RM Auctions sale in Paris in early February, a handful of noteworthy racecars crossed the block, including a 1973 Porsche 917/30 Can-Am Spyder and a 2008 Peugeot 908 HDi FAP Le Mans prototype, though few met […]
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Following the Jaguar E-Type’s debut, at the 1961 Geneva International Motor Show, Road & Track’s Henry N. Manney III, the most entertaining automotive journalist of the 1960s, astutely characterized the car as “the greatest crumpet-catcher known to man.” For 14 years the bullet-shaped sports car worked its seduction, serving as an automotive foil to a […]
1957 Jaguar XKSS Jaguar racecars of the 1950s remain among that era’s most stirring, valued today for their looks, performance, and rarity. The 1951 C-Type ushered in the decade and was followed by the triumphant D-Type, which won the 24 Hours of Le Mans three consecutive years and ultimately influenced the development of the legendary […]