1969 Porsche 911 E Coupe
Matching-numbers with Northern California ownership history
Rust-free, restored example with renewed components from marque specialists
Striking original color combination and desirable specification
Offered at $95,000 USD
Porsche has applied the exercise of evolution to its sports cars for as long as they've existed. From the beginning their automobiles have appreciated incremental improvements with every new variant. Their 911 range provides one of the greatest examples of this pattern, and by the 1969 model year their rear-engined platform was receiving its first of many major generational improvements.
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1970 Honda N600 Sedan
Example of the first Honda automobile officially sold in United States
First model year N600 sold in United States
Completely restored by Honda N/Z600 specialist, Merciless Mings
Numbers-matching example with Southern California ownership history
Currently offered for sale at Bring a Trailer
Honda. The name is attached to such a wide variety of products that it's really easier to ask what aren’t they associated with, than what they are. As a powerhouse in the motorcycle and power equipment world, they happen to be more than just a player in the aviation and marine industry. Oh yeah, and you might recognize a few cars they’ve made, too.
The … [Read More...]
SCD Motors has a reader currently seeking one of the Zagato-built Lancia Flaminia Sport and Super Sport 3C 2.8L models. Open to similar models, this party is willing to take on projects as well as complete, turn-key examples. If you're familiar with one of these Lancias, or happen to own one, please contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll happily connect you and the interested party.
If you would like SCD Motors to add your dream car to the 'currently seeking' list, please click here.
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SCD Motors is seeking the following cars for Sports Car Digest readers and for our own stable. If you own one of these automobiles or know of an example that fits the criteria, please contact us directly at email@example.com with as much information on the car as possible, including pictures and asking price. Alternatively, let us also know if you would like your dream car added to the list. Submissions will remain private.
BMW 2002: Interested in rust-free, high quality examples
BMW (E30) M3: The M3 we'd like to find is a highly-original, no-stories example.
Mercedes-Benz Gelandewagens: Open to all variety of trucks with solid, rust-free … [Read More...]
Over two years later after recommending the record setting Johnson-Shipley Lakester, the current owner is recalculating finances and the Lakester is become available once again.
Representing an unusual opportunity to acquire a true piece of a American motoring history, the Lakester is roughly halfway through a comprehensive, world-class restoration back to its original 1963 record-setting configuration. The lengthy rehabilitation has been overseen by a well-known Southern California Timing Association (SCTA) judge and land-speed specialist, Steve Davies.
Perhaps even more impressive than the work is the level of research carried out by the owner and Davies. The original driver (Don … [Read More...]
1998 Lotus Elise Sport 190
One of fewer than 35 imported
Less than 500 original miles
Lowest mileage example known to exist
Non-street legal; track-day or race only
The Lotus Elise is a two-seat, mid-engined roadster initially released in 1996. The Elise has a fiberglass body atop its aluminum chassis that provides a stiff platform for the suspension while keeping weight to a minimum.
The Sport 190 model is a competition-only (not street legal) version imported to the United States in 1998. Fewer than 35 made the trip across the pond. Upgrades to the standard Elise included a roll cage, fire system, racing seats, master electrical switch, quick-release steering wheel, … [Read More...]
1975 Porsche 911 RS 3.0 Tribute
Original Viper Green Metallic on Tan color combination; Northern California car since new
Recent restoration overseen by John Schaefer of Brumos Porsche
Aluminum-case, twin-plug 3.5-liter engine built by marque specialist, Jerry Woods Enterprises
Extensively modified suspension, braking and cooling systems
3.0 RS/early Turbo steel front and rear factory flares
Factory 15" Fuchs wheels wearing Michelin TB15 tires
The Porsche 911 continues to represent a perfect platform that lends itself to extensive development. Similar to Porsche's racing department in period, many owners and hot-rodders are further developing their personal … [Read More...]