Porsche 356C 1600 SC

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There’s little doubt that Porsche’s 356 is one of the more important sports cars of the mid-20th century, it was the first production car made by Porsche and only their second model after the 1939 Porsche 64. The recipe that made the 356 great was a simple one – it had a rear mounted flat-4,…

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Ferrari 250 GT Lusso

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I was on my way to a car show last weekend when a bright red Ferrari 250 GT Lusso went past travelling in the opposite direction, I very nearly ploughed into the central divider whilst shouting something incoherent to my Mrs in the passenger seat that must have sounded something a little like 250gtlusso250gtlusso250gtlusso250gtlusso. Her…

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Porsche 911 Turbo

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Growing up in the ’80s there were 3 cars that invariably sat atop every young boy’s wishlist – the Porsche 911 Turbo, the Ferrari Testarossa and the Lamborghini Countach. Posters of these cars adorned millions of bedroom walls and countless playground arguments were had about the pros and cons of each. I was always a…

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1962 Chevrolet Corvette

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1962 was to be the last year for the C1 Chevrolet Corvette before the introduction of its replacement – Chevrolet chose to send it off with a bang by including a 327 cubic inch V8 in the options list, with a further option to add Rochester Ramjet fuel-injection that boosted output from 250hp to an…

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Ferrari 275 GTB

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The Ferrari 275 GTB was the much anticipated replacement to the iconic Ferrari’s 250 series, it was akin to being the singer who had to go on immediately after Aretha Franklin, but the 275 GTB managed it with aplomb. As Ferrari’s new Grand Turismo, much effort was expended improving and modernising the car’s underpinnings, it…

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Top 14 Cars Of 2014

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2014 has been an extraordinary time for classic cars, a slew of new records were set for cars at auction and the market for iconic cars like the Porsche 911 and Jaguar E-Type show no signs of slowing down. This list of top 14 cars of 2014 is compiled using raw website traffic data as…

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Ferrari 275 GTB Wallpaper

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The Ferrari 275 GTB was the replacement for the acclaimed 250 series, its design was clearly influenced by the iconic 250 GTO and although it was intended as a GT car it saw significant success in international motorsport. Ferrari made a number of significant engineering advances with the 275 GTB – a transaxle was used…

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Lamborghini Miura SVJ

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The Lamborghini Miura SVJ is a look into an almost parallel history of the Italian marque, where Ferrucio Lamborghini wanted to take the Miura racing against the likes of Ferrari, Jaguar, Porsche and Ford. Of course, the reality is that Ferruccio had no interest in motor sport and saw Lamborghini as a company that would…

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Sunbeam Tiger

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The Sunbeam Tiger is a classic British roadster with a fascinating history, it was the brainchild of Formula 1 legend Jack Brabham and none other than Carroll Shelby was tasked with building the first prototype. There’s an obvious parallel between the Tiger and the Shelby Cobra – both were small British convertibles that Shelby took…

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Singer: Porsche 911 Re-Imagined

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Singer Vehicle Design is a company that produces what is inarguably the greatest reimagining of the Porsche 911 ever attempted. Rob Dickinson, the founder of Singer, describes his 911s as being like four-wheel cafe racers and I think this analogy is quite apt – they’re lightened, more performance-oriented versions of the mass produced originals with a…

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Austin-Healey 100S

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The Austin-Healey 100S was a sports model personally developed by Donald Healey with an aluminium body, no soft top, a perspex windscreen, no overdrive and an aluminium cylinder head – all designed to reduce weight as much as possible without impinging on the reliability required by endurance racing. This fastidious attention to reducing weight resulted…

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