The BEST Episodes of Chasing Classic Cars
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 23, 2021
Follow Ferrari expert and master car restorer, Wayne Carini, as he takes viewers on his personal mission to uncover the world's most rare and exotic cars.
#1 - Shelby vs. Ferrari
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 9, 2008
It's a classic smackdown between Italian fortissimo and all-American muscle, when master car restorer Wayne Carini brings a 1969 Ferrari 365 GTC and a 1966 Shelby Mustang GT350 Fastback to auction in Monterey, Calif. But with two days of nonstop auctions ahead of him, Wayne takes a break from business to party down at one of the most exclusive luxury lifestyle events in the country -- Gordon McCall's Motorworks Revival Party at the Monterey Jet Center.
#2 - Wet, Wild & Willys!
Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 10, 2013
Wayne auctions off a strange collection of vehicles.
#3 - Auction at Amelia Island: Part 1
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 17, 2008
Unfavorable economic conditions in the U.S have taken their toll everywhere, including the high stakes world of car collectors. With the exclusive RM Vintage Motorcars Auction in Amelia Island, Fla., right around the corner, master car restorer Wayne Carini is pressed to put together a roster of cars that is guaranteed to turn a profit. When an extremely rare 1906 Panhard-Levassor brass car comes up for sale, Wayne flies to Scottsdale, Ariz., where he inspects the car and buys it on the spot. With the Panhard, a 1958 Lancia Aurelia B-20 GT, a 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302 and a 1954 Buick Skylark Convertible in his lineup, Wayne is confident he'll come home in the black. But when mysterious problems plague one of the cars, Wayne is forced to do some emergency repairs. With just hours before the truck comes to take the cars to Florida, will Wayne finish the work on time or sabotage his chance at auction?
#4 - Porsches, Porsches, Porsches!
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 25, 2008
On a trip to Southern California, master car restorer Wayne Carini tracks down and buys one of the first Porsche 911s to ever be imported into the United States. Before completing the restoration and ultimately selling this coveted car, Wayne visits a secret car collection housing more than 30 ultra-rare Porsches. Will what he sees inspire him to keep the 911 for himself? Or will he let it go in hopes of turning a profit?
#5 - Wayne Goes Racing
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 2, 2008
In the film War of the Roses, Michael Douglas owned a 1960 Morgan +4 Roadster which his wife spitefully ran over and crushed. After filming wrapped, a Connecticut man bought the wrecked car from the film production company and hired master car restorer Wayne to restore it to top condition. His dream was to go vintage racing with the Morgan, but tragically, two weeks before he was to race it he had a heart attack and died. Shortly thereafter, his wife rolled the car into their barn and closed the doors. Now, more than fifteen year later, Wayne offers to buy the Morgan in all its dusty glory. Wayne and his team restore the car to racing condition and honor the man's memory by doing what he could not... Fulfill his dream of racing the Morgan.
#6 - Bearcar Boys & Porsche Toys
Season 11 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 29, 2017
Wayne makes a surprise announcement that he's selling the best barn find of his career, his original 1921 Stutz Bearcat with just more than 11,000 miles from new.
#7 - Every Ferrari has a SAAB Story
Season 11 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 5, 2017
Wayne’s hot on the trail of a 1958 SAAB GT 750 that’s been restored to perfection, but when he arrives for the inspection and test drive he discovers the owner has two more Saabs he may be willing to sell.
#8 - A-List B Cars
Season 11 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 22, 2017
Wayne spans the BMW spectrum when he sells a high-performance, low-production 2003 BMW Z8 Alpina roadster and a 1958 BMW Isetta 300.
#9 - Stellar Stangeullini, Boss Bandini
Season 11 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 19, 2017
Wayne jumps at the chance to purchase a late 1950s Stanguellini Monoposto Formula Junior race car; Wayne hopes to sell two vehicles to make room in the garage for a 1953 Bandini.
#10 - Going Topless
Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 16, 2015
Wayne chases an AC Bristol and 1956 Porsche Speedster in Illinois. Also: he brings a 1960 190 SL Mercedes to auction.
#11 - 10 Million Dollar Fixer Upper
Season 15 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 19, 2020
Wayne and team are part of a multi-shop mission to return a coveted 1937 Bugatti to like-new condition and enter it in competition in the most prestigious exhibition in the world -- the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.
#12 - The Three Bills
Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 16, 2014
Wayne brings a rare Renault Jolly to a Florida auction; the owner of a 1988 Porsche 959 Sport hopes his supercar can sell for around $1 million.
#13 - Multipla
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 30, 2009
Cooper F1 race cars; BMW 315; Bugatti Type 57.
#14 - Racing Record Monza, Bucking Bronco, and Vincent Motos
Season 13 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 3, 2018
Wayne rescues a rare '59 Fiat Abarth Record Monza from its thirty year slumber in a NY garage. In Nebraska Wayne falls in love with a custom '66 Ford Bronco and returns home to discover 2 all-original Vincent Motorcycles for sale just 20mi from his shop.
#15 - Hershey
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 3, 2012
Wayne brings a 1931 Cadillac Model 370 V12 sedan to an auction in Hershey, Penn.
#16 - It's a Size Joke
Season 10 - Episode 1 - Aired May 31, 2016
Two legends in the custom car world came together when Good Guys Founder, the late Gary Meadors, commissioned the late Boyd Coddington to customize his 1956 Chrysler 300B Custom hardtop.
#17 - Twist and Scout
Season 15 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 26, 2020
Wayne buys the motorcycle of his dreams in a 1928 Indian Scout 101, and he can't wait to take it out on the track. He also helps find new homes for a collection that includes a '77 Mercedes 450 SEL 6.9 and a ready-to-race Audi R8.
#18 - London or Bust!
Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired May 5, 2015
Wayne is invited to participate in the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run. The 1903 Ford Wayne borrowed has completed the journey before and seems like a sure thing, until poor weather and a faulty alternator turn out to be just the beginning of trouble!
#19 - King of the Hill
Season 10 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 26, 2016
Wayne buys a stunning 1935 Wetteroth AAA Championship Car with amazing race history - having finished 10th in the 1947 Indy 500. After Roger tunes it up, Wayne runs it in the annual hill climb - the Grand Ascent at Hershey.
#20 - Hot Wheels
Season 10 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 23, 2016
Wayne finds a rare 1936 Indian 4 cylinder motorcycle in a basement in Connecticut along with a wild one-off car built by a father-son team and modeled after the 1968 Hot Wheels Twin Mill toy. Later, Wayne is wowed by a 300 car collection.
#21 - Ford GT40 & A Flying Banana
Season 13 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 31, 2018
It's a trio of firsts for Wayne as he takes on a the transformation of a rare '34 MG PA Airline Coupe, helps a friend with a multi-million dollar Ford GT40 Mk IV, and hits the road to scope out 1 of only 6 remaining Aston Martin Speed Model Type Cs.
#22 - No Replacement for Displacement
Season 15 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 20, 2020
It's the find of a lifetime when Wayne discovers a matching-numbers 1955 Mercedes 300 SL "Gullwing" that's been hidden from the public eye for decades. At F40, the team restores a 1962 Jaguar XKE for a very lucky client.
#23 - Commander in Chief
Season 14 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 20, 2019
When Wayne's all-original 1954 Studebaker Commander Starliner Coupe is invited to compete at the world's most prestigious car show, he's determined to bring home a top prize. Wayne takes a chance on a 1938 Lincoln Model K Coupe with hot rod vibes.
#24 - Along Came a Spider
Season 10 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 12, 2016
Wayne's hunting a 1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider he's had his eye on for years. With a reputation for rust and no way to see everything in pictures, he hopes his instincts are right and this car is as good as he remembers.
#25 - American Muscle
Season 10 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 2, 2016
American muscle is in full effect when Wayne helps a client clean out his collection, including a visit to a clutch of restomods located in a remote warehouse in Arkansas featuring a '69 Chevrolet Camaro Custom Coupe & '70 Plymouth Barracuda Custom.