To say that the 959 was the very best car Porsche could make in the late 1980s is no exaggeration. In fact, it wouldn’t even be a stretch to call it the most technologically advanced car of its time. True, the 959 was based on the bones of the then-aging 911 and still had an […]
Now available in very limited supply is the first annual Canepa calendar. Using original photography of cars that have passed through our doors over the past year. 13″ tall and 17″ wide on heavy art paper. First come, first served while supplies last. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost $25 plus tax/shipping.
Bruce Canepa, 65, is the owner of Scotts Valley, California’s Canepa, a refurbisher of racing icons and street legends. C/D: What do you drive every day? BC: We have so many cars in the system, and I do all the final road testing. Last night I was in a Mercedes 300SL roadster, and tonight I’m driving a […]
CANEPA STAKES MORE THAN HIS REPUTATION ON EVERY RESTORATION If you could only use one word to describe car restorer extraordinaire Bruce Canepa, it would be “meticulous.” If you got another word, it’d be “thorough,” but no, that’s too much like the first word. The second of the two would have to be “retentive.” That’s the […]
The famous Tyrrell P34 “six-wheeler” racecar from the 1976 and 77 F1 seasons. Currently on display at the Canepa Motorsports Museum. Looking for an advantage against Ferrari’s powerful flat-12 engine Tyrrell turned to chief designer Derek Gardner for a miracle. That miracle was the P34. A complete departure from traditional F1 design the P34 exploited […]
One of the favorite attractions at the Canepa Motorsports Museum is this amazing 1985 Porsche 962C Chassis #962 002 This factory “Werks” car is one the most historically significant Porsche racing cars of all time. It is the second 962 constructed by the factory and competed in the FIA World Endurance Championship for the Rothmans […]
In 2015 we were named “The New King Of Cars & Coffee” by speedhunters.com. In 2016 we are gunning for “Emperor”. Starting on April 9th, and continuing on every second Saturday of the month until October, Canepa will open its doors (and parking lot) for a coffee-fueled celebration of all things automotive. Roll out your pride and joy […]
The exclusive track car of Bruce Canepa, the McLaren P1 GTR, is the most recent edition to The Canepa Collection. This track-only model is available exclusively to owners of the P1. Production of the GTR centered around the completion of the 375th McLaren P1– the final P1. Thanks to its track-only status, the GTR pushes […]