Audi Quattro – The Official Story

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“Audi Quattro – The Official Story” is a look back at the history of Audi’s vitally important all-wheel drive system as documented by Audi themselves. As such it offers previously unseen footage from the very earliest days of Audi’s involvement in motorsports through to their dominant years in international rally competition. If you have even…

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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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1974 Porsche 3.0 Carrera RSR

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  The Porsche 3.0 Carrera RSR is a car that dominated international GT racing in 1974 and 1975, it blew the competition out of the water in the Trans Am, IMSA, and the FIA World Championship racing series – cementing its place in Porsche history as one of the most important factory race cars ever…

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Moto Guzzi Custom by Urban Motor

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  The Moto Guzzi California was originally co-designed by Moto Guzzi and the Los Angeles Police Department Traffic Division to be the department’s new standard-issue motorcycle, it had to have a 1/4 mile time of 16 seconds or less, a left-foot gearshift (not standard at the time) and a bulletproof windshield. By the mid-70s many…

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Porsche 911 L Rally

Porsche 911 Rally

  In 1968 Porsche relented to customer demand and produced a limited run of the 911 L with the full 9552 Rally Kit fitted, factory records indicate that 28 were made in total however less than 9 of these original cars are thought to remain. These factory prepared cars saw significant successes in rally competitions…

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One Car to Do It All

Porsche 911 RSR

  Fiction writer Jack Olsen is a Porschephile in the spirit of fellow 911 luminaries Magnus Walker and Rob Dickinson, he isn’t a purist or an anorak, he loves all 911s and so when it came time to build his own, he took parts from 911s spanning 3 decades. This short film by our friends over…

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Mauser Monotrace

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  The Mauser Monotrace is one of those historical automotive curiosities that was almost forgotten, until the need for ultra-efficient cars with low aero-drag came back into vogue with the recent trend towards electric cars. The Monotrace Car was created by Mauser, formerly a German firearms manufacturer that had been prohibited from making rifles in…

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Porsche 718

Porsche 718

The Porsche 718 was the German marque’s evolution of the successful 550, the new car was developed largely due to changes in FIA rules in the late 1950s regulating things like windscreen and cockpit size. Porsche equipped the 718 with a 178bhp, 1600cc flat 4-cylinder engine with twin Weber carburettors, a 5-speed manual transmission, 4-wheel…

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