Caterham 7 Indy Custom

Caterham Lotus 7 Custom 4

The Lotus Seven, now known as the Caterham 7, is one of the most iconic British vehicles of all time, the little bug-eye headlights, open front wheels and tiny cockpit have been delivering driving thrills since it was first rolled out of the Lotus factory by Colin Chapman in 1957. Chapman’s desire had been to…

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1989 Ferrari F1-89 Formula 1 Car

Ferrari Formula 1 Cars

Car guys all have their own vehicle preferences and aspirations. One of the few aspirations shared by almost all car guys is to own a balls-to-the-wall racing car that would (wife-permitting) be parked in the livingroom during the week, then trailered to the local race track for a little white-knuckle entertainment on weekends. When it…

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1968 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/2 Daytona

Alfa Romeo Tipo 33:2

The 1968 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/2 ‘Daytona’ is one of the more iconic of the late-60s endurance racers, it was built to compete at events like Le Mans in the 2 litre class – a strategic play that kept the car in the class just below the dominant Porsche 907. The chassis pictured here was…

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Lamborghini Rat Rod

Lamborghini Rat Rod

The slightly unusual car you see here is the answer to a debate that was had between Pawel Wisniewski and his friend Jans Slapins, they had both been watching a drag race between a Lamborghini and a Rat Rod and found that they loved and hated different elements to both designs. As both men are…

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Alpine A110 Cutaway

Alpine A110

Personally, I think the Alpine A110 is one of the most beautiful automotive designs of all time. It’s not a particularly famous car and it doesn’t garner the same praise as the E-Type Jaguar or Porsche 911 models that were released in the same era, but those who are familiar with the quirky rear-engined French…

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1967 4-Door Porsche 911

4-Door Porsche 911

In 2009 Porsche released the Panamera, a 4-door sedan with a design very closely related to the Porsche 911. Many thought this was the first 4-door Porsche sedan ever made but it actually wasn’t, thanks to a slightly offbeat Texan named Dr. William Dick who was a Porsche dealer in San Antonio in the late…

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1971 Lola T260 Can-Am Spyder

Lola T260

The 1971 Lola T260 Can-Am Spyder was a car conceived to take the challenge to the dominant McLarens of the era, Bruce’s bright orange Can-Am cars had convincingly won the 1970 season by taking the chequered flag in 9 of the 10 races – possibly the greatest tribute that could have been made to Bruce…

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1969 De Tomaso Mangusta

De Tomaso Mangusta 8

The De Tomaso Mangusta is said to have been named “Mangusta” (meaning “Mongoose”) after a deal fell through with Carroll Shelby to build the next generation Shelby Cobra under the De Tomaso roof in Italy. The mongoose is the only animal that eats cobras in the wild, they’re known as fearless and agile animals with…

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Stirling Moss and a Cup of Tea

Tea For Moss

The image above is undoubtably one of the most English things I’ve ever seen, it was taken in 1959 and shows British Formula 1 driver and racing legend Sir Stirling Moss enjoying a hot cup of tea in the cockpit of his Vanwall grand prix racing car. A couple of years earlier in 1957 Vanwall…

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