Check Out Jay Leno Take an E30 M3-Swapped BMW 2002 for a Spin in L.A.

BMW 2002s have been gaining traction in the classic car community. More and more examples are being picked up for vintage racing as well as collections, solidifying its place in a growing market. Although the influx of 2002s into the market is mostly recent, people have been modifying them since they were released. Many have swapped […]

Jay-Leno-drives-BMW-2002-with-M3-engine-swapBMW 2002s have been gaining traction in the classic car community. More and more examples are being picked up for vintage racing as well as collections, solidifying its place in a growing market.

Although the influx of 2002s into the market is mostly recent, people have been modifying them since they were released. Many have swapped in the S14 engine from the E30-gen M3, giving the Neue Klasse car a significant boost from its somewhat underpowered four cylinder.

Jay Leno recently got the chance to drive a similarly modified example, and its reputation shows itself here in this clip.

Go to the original article: http://www.thedrive.com/watch-this/9941/jay-leno-takes-an-e30-m3-swapped-bmw-2002-for-a-spin-in-l-a


1958 BMW Isetta Classic Car For Sale

 

1958 BMW Isetta for saleChequered Flag International is pleased to offer the 1958 BMW Isetta 300 in Red and White with Red interior.

This particular car was brought into the U.S. in 1966 by the second owner and was later sold to a collector/dealer who had the car remarkably restored a few years ago in it’s original white and Japan-red.

View original article: https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/bmw/isetta/1930431.html


porsche-mission-e-concept-electric-carThe large Panamera sedan and the Cayenne and Macan SUVs are not only some of Porsche’s more popular models, but fund its development of 911 rear-engine sport coupe and the Boxster and Cayman mid-engine convertible and coupe.

Just as the smaller Macan utility vehicle slotted under the larger Cayenne SUV, Porsche has long said it was considering a smaller and more affordable sedan to sit below the Panamera.

View original article: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1109348_porsche-mission-e-electric-car-to-cost-less-than-panamera-sedan


The Ford Mustang Steve McQueen Drove in ‘Bullitt’ Has Been Found In a Mexican Junkyard

 

The iconic car—driven by Steve McQueen’s titular crack-detective Frank Bullitt—was long regarded as the one that got away. Hollywood legend had long held it was junked soon after filming wrapped.

Read more: http://fortune.com/2017/03/07/ford-mustang-bullitt-mexican-junkyard/


Eric-Clapton-1968-Ferrari-DinoEric Clapton has had a long and continuing love affair with Ferraris including stellar seven-figure examples like a 1964 250 Lusso, a 2002 Enzo, and a customized 2012 458 rebodied to pay homage to the Ferrari 512BB of the ’80s. But one of the first Ferraris he purchased, early on in his affection for the brand, was this 1968 Dino 206 GT

Read more: http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/rock/7694341/eric-claptons-vintage-ferrari-may-set-a-record


Two Flat-Sixes and Four Rotors: Le Mans

Mazda, Racy Porsches Headline Amelia Island Auction

 

1977 Porsche 934.5 Gooding & Company is parading a trio of unique racing-oriented machines across the block at this year’s Amelia Island auction on March 10, including a pair of rare Porsche 911s and a Mazda with Le Mans history.

 

Read more: http://blog.caranddriver.com/two-flat-sixes-and-four-rotors-le-mans-mazda-racy-porsches-headline-amelia-island-auction/


 

scuderia-ferrari-alfa-romeo-p3 at upcoming car auctions

The Paris round of collector car auctions begins later this week, and in close to a perfect setting, the three tier 1 auctions are just some of Retromobile’s many highlights. The auctions run February 8 (RM-Sothebys), February 9 (Bonhams) and February 10 (Artcurial) and though the auction world record price won’t be under threat this year as it was last, some very important and wonderfully storied automobiles will grace the auction block this week.

Read more: http://newatlas.com/10-highlights-2017-paris-collectible-car-auctions/47412/

View car gallery pictures: http://newatlas.com/10-highlights-2017-paris-collectible-car-auctions/47412/#gallery