Aston Martin Race Cars Unveiled for 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans

Aston Martin Race Cars Unveiled for 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans
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Aston Martin has unveiled its lineup of race cars for this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans race, with the number-97 vehicle sporting a new Gulf livery. Continue Reading...

Legendary Ford GT40s Heading to RM Auctions

Legendary Ford GT40s Heading to RM Auctions
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A pair of highly coveted Ford GT40s will be heading to the Monterey RM Auctions event on August 17-18th, 2012, including the famous camera car used in Steve McQueen’s Le Mans film. There’s no denying that the GT40 is one of the world’s most respected and legendary race vehicles ever created, but the 1968 Ford GT40… Continue Reading...

Steve McQueen’s Le Mans Racing Suit Auctioned For $984,000

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Steve McQueen’s Le Mans Racing Suit Auctioned For $984,000
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A rare combination of Hollywood and racing history, the Gulf livery racing suit that Steve McQueen wore for the movie Le Mans was sold in a California auction for a steep $800,000. After fees and taxes are taken into account, the total sum is actually $984,000. With the exception of an automobile, this is the… Continue Reading...

The World’s Most Expensive Gulf-Themed Car: a Bugatti Veyron

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The World’s Most Expensive Gulf-Themed Car: a Bugatti Veyron
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We’ve seen a ton of cars sporting the nostalgic Gulf Oil theme before, but this one has to be the most expensive of the bunch. With the countless possibilities that one can do with Bugatti’s extensive online configurator, it was only a matter of time before a Gulf-themed Veyron showed up at a dealership floor…. Continue Reading...

Wealthy Collector Buys All 14 Gulf Oil Races Cars

Wealthy Collector Buys All 14 Gulf Oil Races Cars
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The Gulf Oil orange and blue livery is an iconic paint job that has transcended Gulf Oil’s demise into relative obscurity, with the classic colors still appearing on all kinds of racing merchandise, and even the Ford GT road car during its production run. One collector of fine automobiles decided he liked the Gulf paint… Continue Reading...

Gulf and Fiat Release Limited Edition Abarth 500 in Luxembourg

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Gulf and Fiat Release Limited Edition Abarth 500 in Luxembourg
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Initially built as a one-off to celebrate Gulf’s 10th anniversary in Luxembourg, Fiat has made the decision to go ahead with a limited production of this custom 500. More than just a 500, it’s an Abarth 500 EsseEsse model, making 160-hp; far more than the standard car’s 101-hp. Because Luxembourg is such a tiny country,… Continue Reading...