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The Most Expensive American Car Ever Sold at Auction (33 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Cars 22 Aug 2012   / 9216 views

This 1968 Ford GT40 Gulf/Mirage Lightweight Racing Car has recently been sold for mind-boggling $11 million at an action in California. The car was used in the races and in 1971 it was leased to Steve McQueen to be filmed in the Hollywood movie Le Mans.

 

The Most Expensive American Car Ever Sold at Auction

A Nasty Surprise for a Car Owner (9 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Cars 20 Aug 2012   / 21166 views

A guy went to a parking lot to find his car in such a horrible state...

 

A Nasty Surprise for a Car Owner

This Vehicle Gives a New Meaning to the Term “Rat Rod” (9 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Cars 18 Aug 2012   / 10206 views

A farmer from Minnesota reused old tractor parts and farm equipment to create this crazy roadster. He put an old manure spreader body onto a Chevrolet S-10 pickup chassis with a V8 engine and made a “convertible” capable of cruising at 100 km/h (65 mph).

 

This Vehicle Gives a New Meaning to the Term “Rat Rod”

Vintage Racing Car Collection in a Small French Village (25 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Cars 9 Aug 2012   / 13470 views

There is nothing special in this auto repair shop in French province Île-de-France if you look from the outside. However, the seemingly unremarkable garage of l’Écurie Europe contains the collection of the coolest racing cars from the ‘60s to the ‘80s, preserved and repaired by skillful automobile mechanics.

 

Vintage Racing Car Collection in a Small French Village

Bizarre Car Crash in California (6 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Cars 7 Aug 2012   / 11580 views

Customers at the shopping center in Claremont, California, witnessed a really weird car accident that gives a new meaning to the term “double parking.”

 

Bizarre Car Crash in California

Ferrari Fail for a Football Player (7 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 2 Aug 2012   / 11456 views

A pleasant journey in a fancy 2004 Ferrari 360 Modena ended awfully wrong for Argentinian football player Ever Banega.

 

Ferrari Fail for a Football Player

Revenge for Illegal Parking (4 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 1 Aug 2012   / 15250 views

A guy thought of a radical way to fight unauthorized parking on his property.

 

Revenge for Illegal Parking

An Offbeat Way to Customize a Hummer (40 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 1 Aug 2012   / 10114 views

The owner of this heavily customized 1999 Hummer H1 calls it a “Widebody Slantnose Edition.” You may feel free to choose your own adjectives for describing the vehicle, just keep in mind that $250,000 are claimed to be invested in it, and the car is sold on eBay for “just” $79,900.

 

An Offbeat Way to Customize a Hummer

The Weirdest Car Customizations Ever (32 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 25 Jul 2012   / 11729 views

Many of these venerable vehicles should have already been on a junkyard, but some evil force makes them carry on their living in such strange customized forms.

 

The Weirdest Car Customizations Ever

He’s Invincible to Wheel Clamps (5 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 18 Jul 2012   / 13567 views

This guy managed to find the way out when his car was wheel-clamped for illegal parking.

 

He’s Invincible to Wheel Clamps

Hyundai Will Protect You against Zombie Apocalypse (10 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 18 Jul 2012   / 7915 views

Hyundai showed a customized version of their Elantra Coupe at Comic-Con in San Diego. A vehicle with a dangerous looking zombie plow and armored windows has everything you need to drive through a swarm of the walking dead – including an opening in a roof for shooting and a special weaponry boot.

 

Hyundai Will Protect You against Zombie Apocalypse

Would You Like to Buy a Vintage Flying Car? (4 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 16 Jul 2012   / 5733 views

If so, then here is one to grab – as little as for $1.25 million.

 

Would You Like to Buy a Vintage Flying Car?

Unique Hummer Is Fully Loaded, Literally (10 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 14 Jul 2012   / 13055 views

This unique SUV Hummer went up for sale on eBay for a cool $55,000, but it is going to take a special kind of person with unique interests to purchase it.

 

Unique Hummer Is Fully Loaded, Literally

Bizarre Audi A4 Frankenwagon (7 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 10 Jul 2012   / 9148 views

This vehicle used to be the Audi A4 Avant, but a weird inside-out transformation has destroyed all of its past glory. 

 

Bizarre Audi A4 Frankenwagon

Motor Cars in Flames (45 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 10 Jul 2012   / 9606 views

Sport cars often have flames painted on them, but this collection of pics shows vehicles that are really ablaze.

 

Motor Cars in Flames

Leather Wrapped Ferrari F430 (7 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 9 Jul 2012   / 13403 views

Dartz FR, a car customization company from France, has wrapped Ferrari F430 in black leather. Either you consider it an awesome exterior cover or an ultimate display of bad taste, one can be said for certain – this 483 horsepower Italian exotic now needs a lot of shoe polish to shine.

 

Leather Wrapped Ferrari F430

Vintage American Vehicles (132 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 9 Jul 2012   / 10723 views

This curious set of photos makes an awesome guide into the history of American cars.

 

Vintage American Vehicles

Couple’s Truck Crunched By Nature (20 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Cars 5 Jul 2012   / 7091 views

A man and his wife narrowly escaped being crushed by a falling tree during a recent harrowing weekend.

 

Couple’s Truck Crunched By Nature

Wrecked Luxury Cars of Hussein’s Son (18 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Cars 26 Jun 2012   / 19238 views

Uday Hussein, the eldest son Saddam Hussein, had a large collection of luxury vehicles including Ferrari F40, McLaren F1, several Lamborghinis and numerous Porsches most of which are now either lost or damaged beyond repair.

 

Wrecked Luxury Cars of Hussein’s Son

A Car Only a Dentist Would Love (7 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 16 Jun 2012   / 5374 views

If you are a dentist, or love brushing your teeth, then prepare yourself for the weirdest, and possibly only, “dentist” car you’ve ever seen.

 

A Car Only a Dentist Would Love

What the Top Football Players of Euro 2012 Drive (23 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 14 Jun 2012   / 30025 views

Not surprisingly, top sportsmen prefer premium sport cars. Check out the fast and luxurious vehicles of the famous Euro 2012 football players.

 

What the Top Football Players of Euro 2012 Drive

Dragon Themed S-Class Mercedes (12 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 11 Jun 2012   / 11250 views

Russian luxury car dealer “Konig Motor Club” has recently shown a unique vehicle – the customized Mercedes S65 AMG sedan with vinyl wrap that looks like dragon skin. The car has a redesigned logo and its rims and headlights are painted to match the body color.

 

Dragon Themed S-Class Mercedes

Dreadful Road Accident (5 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 5 Jun 2012   / 11706 views

Luckily, there was no one in the second car.

 

Dreadful Road Accident

The Man Who Built a Motorcycle from a Car (8 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 1 Jun 2012   / 13830 views

In 1993 Frenchman Emile Leray took off across the Saharan desert in his beat up Citroen 2CV. Partway through his journey his car broke down, leaving him stranded with no hope for escape. However, with his trusty toolbox and a hacksaw Leray was able to fashion a functioning motorcycle out of his useless vehicle, all the while using the car body as shelter against the brutal sandstorms. See the photos of this amazing Mad Max like engineering feat.

 

The Man Who Built a Motorcycle from a Car

Vintage German Folding Car (4 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 24 May 2012   / 6642 views

The pictures here show how simple it was to build a car back in the days. All you had to do was to put together a light chassis and four wheels.

 

Vintage German Folding Car

Vintage Plymouth Coupe Bad Luck (3 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 22 May 2012   / 9711 views

What started as a perfect ride for this freshly restored 1938 Plymouth P5 ended as a big time fail.

 

Vintage Plymouth Coupe Bad Luck
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