Honda CB750 by Vibrazioni Art Design

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The Honda CB750 is a motorcycle we’ve seen customised in just about every way you can imagine, from the plethora of cafe racers to the less common bobbers, choppers and even a scrambler or two. It’s relatively rare that images of a CB750 will arrive in the mailbox that are genuinely unique, so when that…

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1969 De Tomaso Mangusta

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The De Tomaso Mangusta would be the first car produced in significant numbers by Alejandro de Tomaso, it used a modified version of the chassis from its forebear – the De Tomaso Vallelunga. Alejandro’s life was a tale of political intrigue, Formula 1 racing and automobile empire building – throughout the ’60s and ’70s he…

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Ayrton Senna’s Last Kart

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This is Ayrton Senna’s last go kart, upon completing his final race he moved into Formula Ford 1600 racing full-time and never returned to the kart track other than for charity events. The kart is a 1981 DAP from Italy, Angelo Parrilla (the founder of DAP) recalled meeting the young Senna in the late 1970s:…

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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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Ducati 900 SS Imola

Ducati 900SS Imola

The Ducati 900SS Imola is the larger-capacity descendant of the now legendary 750GT-based Ducatis that shocked the world to take a 1-2 finish at the Imola 200 in 1972. Ducati had been better known for their smaller capacity motorcycles up until this surprise victory in the hands of Paul Smart and second place finisher Bruno…

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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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Ferrari 512 TR

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The 512 TR was Ferrari’s response to the challenge posed by the newly released Lamborghini Diablo, the 512 TR was essentially a continuation of the famed Testarossa with some of the wrinkles ironed out and a little more attention paid to ergonomics. The 512 was named for its 5 litre Colombo Flat-12 and the TR…

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Ferrari 288 GTO

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The Ferrari 288 GTO (or more correctly the Ferrari GTO) was the first prancing horse to wear the legendary “GTO” badge since its predecessor the Ferrari 250 GTO – considered by many to be the most beautiful Italian sports car of all time. At release the 288 GTO was the fastest production car in the…

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Harley-Davidson RR350

Harley-Davidson RR350

The Harley-Davidson RR350 is the enlarged version of the RR250, a motorcycle built from the ground up by the Italians that was essentially a Harley-Davidson in name only (Harley took a majority stake in the Italian manufacturer in 1974). The men from Milwaukee were facing increased competition from light, fast Japanese bikes and the first investment into Aermacchi in…

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