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Why it was there is a mystery — the buyer is ‘far, far away’

Just what it was doing there is a mystery — the buyer is "far, far away."

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The Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena holds a special photography exhibit

The Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena holds a special photography exhibit

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An exhibit of more than 50 rare Porsches opens Saturday at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.

More than just a bunch of 911's.

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It was Preston Tucker’s personal car until 1955, when he sold it to the future governor of Arkansas, a Rockefeller.

Chassis No. 1029 was originally painted in 500 Grey and made a cameo in the 1988 Francis Ford Coppola film "Tucker: The Man and His Dream," starring Jeff Bridges.

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The only surviving member of the marque's first commercial car could fetch $1.5 million.

The G1 was built to support Alfa Romeo's racing activities and was marketed to the same upscale clientele as Rolls-Royce, Hispano Suiza and others.

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It's one of the most rare and coveted prewar sports cars.

It's one of the most rare and coveted prewar sports cars.

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The design evolution of a beloved brand.

The design evolution of a beloved brand.

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Vintage cars, motorcycles, aircraft and more featured at former racetrack

Brooklands Museum features classic vehicles, British aircraft and more

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We look at six classics that changed the course of Volvo's history. We go back to the 1920s and work through into the '90s to find the most influential.

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There have been good years and bad years for cars, ever since Karl Benz's first machine. What year was the very best?

Armstrong Phaeton used a self-starter, regenerative braking, and semi-automatic transmission.

The 1896 Armstrong Phaeton goes on the auction block at Amelia Island.

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Land Rover may be an English company, but the idea behind the original traces its roots back to the legendary Scottish isle of Islay.

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It took years of research in the archives and then more time in restoration, but the very first Chevrolet Camaro has been rediscovered and put back on the road.

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There may not be as many minivans on the road as there used to be, but make no mistake about it: the van is still an indispensable mode of transportation. Especially for things like beer, ice cream, flowers, teams of television adventurers, and... more beer. There have been many automakers that have made vans over the years, and many that still do. But Mercedes-Benz is keen to point out that it pioneered the van.

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The Formula E electric race series kicks off this month, and we're going to see something somewhat unusual during each ePrix: car swapping. Each race will last around an hour, which, with the demands on the car, is longer than its battery will last. That's why each driver is assigned two cars for each race, and is required by regulations, and necessity, to hop out of one ride and into another partway through the competition. And while car swapping has been a no-no in open-wheel racing in recent

Ford discussed the past, present and future of automotive manufacturing

Ford Motor Co. celebrated the 100th anniversary of the moving assembly line this week at its Wayne Assembly plant by setting new goals for global manufacturing, and promising the next few years will mark the automakers' largest manufacturing expansion in 50 years.

Mercedes says it finds the short film "inappropriate"

A student film project featuring a time-traveling Mercedes-Benz C-Class running over a boyhood Adolf Hitler is creating buzz on the internet.

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Apparently, electric vehicles have long tempted drivers to go faster than the law allows. According to a historical tidbit on Today I Found Out, the first-ever speeding ticket handed out in the US was given to a New York City cabbie driving a battery-electric car, all the way back in 1899.

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