All Sorts of Cars

All Sorts of Cars

See them all.

Exotics All Over the Place

Exotics All Over the Place

Rare is Relative. Speed is not.

Survivors

Survivors

Cars that you never expected to last this long. Some of them you’re even glad to see again.

Unicorns

Unicorns

Some cars you just don’t believe you will ever see in person. Until you do.

Road Trips

Road Trips

Cars are meant for driving.

Ran When Parked

Ran When Parked

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An occasional series on barn finds, field finds and other salvage/resurrection project/distressed and dead car art-carcasses we see in person.

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You never know what lurks out there.
1977 Honda Civic CVCC: A Dork’s Dream Car
1977 Honda Civic CVCC: A Dork’s Dream Car
What to drive lust after when you discover cars in jr. high. Seems like an odd choice, right? Well, part of me wanted a Porsche...
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2017 Cadillac XT5: The Standard of Hill Street
2017 Cadillac XT5: The Standard of Hill Street
This is the 2017 Cadillac XT5. It's the best Chevrolet Equinox Ever. EVER.Continue reading
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1991 Lancia Thema: What’s Your Type?
1991 Lancia Thema: What’s Your Type?
In the late 1980s, four European car marques launched competing midsize cars all based on the same "Type 4" platform. The Saab 9000 normalized Saab quirkiness....
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Auction Week 2017: Goliath
Auction Week 2017: Goliath
It's been a busier than usual couple of weeks living in car Mecca. This past week was the Holy Grail - Scottsdale Arizona Auction Week. (For...
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1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS: Hiding in Plain Sight
1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS: Hiding in Plain Sight
This is Patrick Nichols, a charming fella from Tennessee. Behind him is a 1970 Chevelle. Not like Brian's from high school - this one wasn't...
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1963 Jaguar XKE Series I OTS: Back Alley Shaguar
1963 Jaguar XKE Series I OTS: Back Alley Shaguar
What to drive if you think all it takes to lure Mrs. Kensington is the right silhouette. Continue reading
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1987 Citroen CX25 Prestige: Let Your Freak Flag Fly
1987 Citroen CX25 Prestige: Let Your Freak Flag Fly
What to drive when a Saab is too common and you can't afford a TVR. Sadly for you, it is already in the hands of...
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1962 Aston Martin DB4: It’s Only Mostly Dead
1962 Aston Martin DB4: It’s Only Mostly Dead
It doesn't run. It barely rolls. All the rustable parts have rusted.  Frankly, it looks like Raoul Silva's goons took their guns to it for a...
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The Bucket List

These are the cars that keep us on the hunt, keep us going to the shows and the auctions and driving the backroads. We welcome tips for where they might be spotted.

By User Jagvar on en.wikipedia - Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1356569
By User Jagvar on en.wikipedia – Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1356569

Grail Cars

"Grail" is a flexible concept. Some are more holy. Some are more hole-y.
Bugatti Veyron: Lucky Numbers
Bugatti Veyron: Lucky Numbers
Welcome to the best used car lot on the planet. So many display cars are from dealers and auctioneers, but what do I care? I...
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2004 Maserati MC 12 – Deja Vu All Over Again
2004 Maserati MC 12 – Deja Vu All Over Again
This is one of 25 2004 Maserati MC12s. According to the internet, it's basically the nicest Ferrari Enzo you'll ever meet. Continue reading
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Ferrari 250 GT Lusso
Ferrari 250 GT Lusso
I have literally loved this car for as long as I can remember. I didn't quite understand the meaning of "Ferrari Berlinetta" (the name on the...
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Porsche Carrera GT
Porsche Carrera GT
Yes, this counts as a unicorn, even though I have seen 3 or 4 others in the flesh, as far back as 2007. The split between...
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Grail on the Street: 1975 (Ferrari) Dino 308 GT4
Grail on the Street: 1975 (Ferrari) Dino 308 GT4
As down as I sometimes am on SOME Bertone designs and low volume Italian cars, this one hits the right notes. Put it this way....
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2003 Aston Martin DB AR1 Zagato: Almost
2003 Aston Martin DB AR1 Zagato: Almost
This car comes so close. There are just three things I would change. 3. A roof. Six months out of the year, this car is...
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2003 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato: The Lust is Strong With This One
2003 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato: The Lust is Strong With This One
FULL DSCLOSURE: I am predisposed to love this car. It has everything: an Aston Martin pedigree, a V12, and a Zagato fusion of DB7 and...
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Best Hydrofoil Ever?
Best Hydrofoil Ever?
Yes, they do have exotic cars at the Scottsdale MotorSports Gathering. Blacker-than-black, imposing , Darth Vader Unicorn exotics. This LaFerrari is the only carbon fiber...
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Arizona is home to some of the rarest cars on the planet, and some of the coolest survivor cars you can imagine. Our mission is to capture the best or most interesting of them when we find them, either in metro Phoenix, in L.A. or somewhere in between. The cars are on the blog. The bucket list cars – the ones we are waiting to spy in the open – are on the bucket list.

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