Memorabilia for Sale
It's been a while since we've hypothetically raced a handful of cars around the office; long enough that an entirely new crop of supercars has arrived for us to chart, graph and dissect. Today we're zeroing in on the $1-$3 million price tag range, which fits the Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1, Pagani Huayra and the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport. The first three fit neatly, pricewise, at about $1.3 million.Tue, 25 Aug 2009
One of the world's oldest speed records has gone up in smoke--or rather, steam. Charles Burnett III drove a steam car to an average speed of 139.843 mph over two runs in California to beat the 103-year-old record of Fred Marriott. Burnett peaked at 136.103 mph on the first run, then he accelerated to 151.085 mph on the second run less than an hour later.Thu, 29 Aug 2013
New research suggests that up to 2.4 million British motorists may be at risk of invalidating their car insurance because they’re not being accurate about the information they provide. Mystery shopping and market research specialist Consumer Intelligence carried out the study, which reveals that one in 12 of us essentially admits to lying to our car insurance companies in an effort to try and save money. Common car insurance myths busted The £1.2m insurance quote: driver quoted £104K a month for old Vauxhall Corsa Although one in five said they made a mistake or did not know the reason, 60% of those queried about their misleading actions said they did so in a blatant attempt to get a lower premium.
1957 Johnson Outboard Motor Cowl Medallion New (repro - Nos) W/mounting Screws on 2040-parts.com
Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
“NOS plastic emblem. Made 15 years ago, but NEVER mounted on an engine. Has slightly less curve than an original, but easily tightened to flush with mounting screws. Bought unpainted and paint looks vintage (see picture). Also has a faded look (not shiney finish or paint) as it might look after 60 years.”