1981 DeLorean DMC-12

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The DeLorean DMC-12 is a car that should have been great, but failed due to a long series of forced compromises and ultimately, a plane full of cocaine. The story of John DeLorean is a remarkable one and it’s been covered elsewhere to death, so I won’t rehash it here. If you’d like to learn…

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Porsche 928 Cutaway

Porsche 928 Cutaway

The Porsche 928 was originally developed as a replacement to the 911, and while many of us are exceedingly glad that this never eventuated, the 928 is still an excellent and quintessentially German motor car. The styling of the car was groundbreaking and it caused quite a stir at the 1977 Geneva Motor Show where…

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Toyota Land Cruiser BJ40

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The Toyota Land Cruiser BJ40 is a famously tough 4×4 that bears close resemblance to its sibling, the petrol-powered FJ40. These two off-roaders are uncompromising, spartan vehicles designed for use in the harshest environments on Earth, in fact many of them are still in use today across North Africa, Australia and South America. The two countries that…

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1966 Shelby Mustang GT350H Race Car

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The Shelby Mustang GT350H is a fascinating chapter in muscle car history and it’s become a bit of an Ugly Duckling fairytale – there was a time after the cars were decommissioned that literally no one wanted to buy them – but 4 decades on they’re highly sought after and regularly sell for solid 6…

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1902 Renault Voiturette

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Renault was established in 1899 by the talented young French engineer Louis Renault, Louis partnered with his brothers Marcel and Fernand – Two men who had years of business experience working for their father’s successful textile company in France. The first model produced by Renault was the Voiturette, it was offered in 3 major iterations…

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Ford Cortina GT

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The Ford Cortina GT was designed to be the in-house performance version of the popular Cortina – a car that had been developed to compete with the Morris Oxford and Vauxhall Victor by Roy Brown Jr., the designer of the Ford Edsel – one of the most famous failures in the history of automotive design….

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Boss 429 Wallpaper

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The Boss 429 Mustang was produced in 1969 and 1970 due to the homologation requirements of NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series. Ford needed something extraordinary to challenge the 426 Hemi from Chrysler – so the 429 was shoehorned into the Mustang by the engineers at Kar Kraft, using existing 428 Cobra Jet and Super Cobra Jet…

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1957 Ford Courier Sedan Delivery

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This pristine 1957 Ford Courier Sedan Delivery is a far cry from what we consider a delivery vehicle in the modern age – We’re more used to seeing wheezing diesels puttering into our driveways with deliveries, but it wasn’t always like this. In 1957 when gasoline was cheap and global warming was just something that…

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1973 Ferrari Dino 246GT

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The Ferrari Dino 246GT was the second major model iteration in the Dino family, it addressed the complaints that had been made in some circles about the lack of power produced by the original – the 206GT that was powered by a 2 litre V6 capable of 160hp. The competitive benchmark for the Dino was…

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Historic Racing Cars by ScheningCreative

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This series of historic racing cars is a collection of prints by Arthur Schening of ScheningCreative, there are 21 in the series and I’ve only included 8 in this post so be sure to take a look at the full collection here. Arthur creates and sells the prints individually, each is made using an HP Indigo…

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