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It's powered by a 170-hp, 1.8L turbo I-4, with an optional 150-hp 2.0L turbodiesel I-4. The Golf GTI returns with a 2.0L turbo-4 making 210-220-hp, while the Golf R comes back with 290 hp. An electric model is new this year, as is the Golf (formerly Jetta) Sportwagen. Look For: The Golf R, Sportwagen, and E-Golf early in the 2015 calendar year. Sum Up: VW fires a full salvo at the compact segment.
Volkswagen Golf/R/Sportwagen/e-Golf. Video. Video. 100-Car French Barn Find Includes Rare Ferraris, Bugatti: Video. Imagine the excitement and joy of finding a rare classic sitting abandoned in someone’s back yard or shed, just begging for a little restoration work and a stretch of open road.
Now multiply that by a hundred and you’ll have an inkling of how it must have felt when the classic car department of French auction house Artcurial first learned of the 100-car collection of the late Roger Baillon. MUST SEE: 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 Owner Does Massive Burnout Minutes After Delivery: Video The lineage of the cars stretch from the early days of the automobile through to the 1970s, with a variety of marques present including illustrious French brands such as Avions Voisin and Facel Vega as well as the likes of Bugatti, Ferrari and Maserati. Sadly, the cars, discovered just three months ago, have sat abandoned for almost five decades, with many in such a poor state that they’re no longer salvageable. DON'T MISS: Portland Couple Uses Supercar Collection To Make Sick Kids' Dreams Come True. Sixty classic cars unearthed after 50 years in massive barn find.
$ 198,190 MSRP 483 hp 13 city 19 hwy From Corvettes to Aston Martins, the rising prices commanded by classic cars — especially unrestored, mostly original examples — has created a goldmine for those who hunt for old vehicles rotting away unattended in some barn.
Today, a French auction house revealed a discovery it called the King Tut of barn finds; a treasure trove of 60 European cars, including a rare Ferrari missing for decades, that had been slowly decaying in western France. The Artcurial auction house says the cars belonged to a shipping magnate, Roger Baillon, who collected fine vehicles in the 1950s as part of a plan to build his own museum.
When his business faltered in the 1970s, he sold off roughly half of his cars and simply left the rest parked in various states of exposure; some were in fully enclosed garages, but many were slightly protected from the elements by corrugated tin lean-tos. And about those cars. Curbside Classic. Mopar Muscle Car Magazine - Chrysler & Dodge Classic Muscle Car Parts, News & Reviews.
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It’s scary to think that one might collapse while you’re driving over it, plunging your car into the water below. Becoming a victim of bridge collapse is hardly the only way to end up in a submerged vehicle, however. Many drivers simply skid out around a curve, go over a guard rail, and end up in a body of water. According to some studies, over 10,000 water immersion auto accidents happen each year. Finding yourself in a sinking vehicle can be a terrifying experience and panic can keep you from being able to escape. For more details on escaping a sinking car, check out this post. Illustration by Ted Slampyak. Classic Cars - HowStuffWorks. Classic cars captivate us with their beauty, rarity and engineering, with the memories they evoke, the history they capture.
The articles collected here present concise, authoritative profiles of more than 400 American and import classic cars built from 1930 to 2000. The grandest Imperials, Lincolns, and Packards are just some of the unquestioned American classics represented. Bentley, Bugatti, and Rolls Royce are among the many import-brand immortals featured. These articles also embrace great cars that hover just outside the most-exalted circles. So you'll read about the 1954 Kaiser-Darrin DKF161, 1955 Chrysler C300, 1959 Studebaker Silver Hawk, and other bona fide collectibles. Classic cars can be modern favorites, too, and can even be cars celebrated for their quirky individuality. That's why we've included articles on such recent gems as the 1990-2000 Acura NSX, 1987-1990 BMW M3, and 1992-1995 Ford Taurus SHO.
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