If there was ever a vivid demonstration for what good design could do for a car, it was the Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe. Hear the story of its creation from the man behind the design in this latest video from Hagerty.
We're not sure if someone from The Adjustment Bureau stopped by Nissan's PR department to explain the IDx Nismo and IDx Freeflow concepts, but the company's odd press release can't diminish our love for these two show favorites. We had been told to look out for an unnamed Datsun 510 BRE homage, and once we saw the brothers IDx, we knew we'd found them. But the press release doesn't mention anything about the Datsun 510 Brock Racing Enterprises, nor does it mention one Mr. Peter Brock, the man wh
While the Holden Commodore VE had a rather short visit to the U.S. in the form of the Pontiac G8, it's still in production Down Under – and still a worthy platform for hotted-up special editions. This one comes from none other than Holden Dealer Team, the revived tuner once owned by Aussie racing legend Peter Brock.
Nissan BRE 370Z – Click above for high-res image gallery
BRE Nismo Z getting painted for the Walter Mitty Challenge – Click above for high-res image gallery
The relationship between Holden and the late Peter Brock goes back nearly forty years, and a good part of that time saw the Aussie racing legend compete behind the wheel of a Commodore sedan. During his illustrious career, Brock's leadership of the Holden Dealer Team (HDT) racing outfit also saw several modified high-performance roadgoing Commodores hit the market before the group was disbanded in the late '80s.
An incident during the Targa West rally has claimed the life of Australia's most prolific motorsports icon. While driving his Daytona Coupe, Peter Brock collided with a tree at speed, wounding his co-driver and sustaining mortal injuries. Currently, no information is available about the cause of the crash, although Mick Hone, Brock's co-driver is in stable condition.