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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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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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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1959 Porsche 356A 1600 GT

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In 1959 Porsche only built 3 right hand drive 356A 1600GTs, today it’s thought that only 2 of those still survive and this car is one of them. It was ordered by the South African Porsche factory-backed driver, Ian Fraser-Jones who is thought to have fitted it with the Type 547/3 Carrera 4-cam race engine,…

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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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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles on eBay This Week

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  Vintage motorcycles have seen an unparalleled rise in popularity over the past decade or so, the fact that these bikes are often excellent investments combined with the vast amount of fun you can have riding them makes them a fantastic way to squirrel away a few thousand dollars. Of course, bikes that are 30+…

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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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1925 Stanley Steamer

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The Stanley Steamer is the colloquial name given to the steam powered automobiles produced by Stanley Motor Carriage Company between 1902 and 1924, the Steamers eventually lost out to gasoline powered cars due to the ease of use afforded by an internal combustion engine with an electric starter motor – but for a while there…

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HRG 1500 WS Roadster

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This 1953 HRG 1500 WS Roadster was the very first of the HRG cars to be fitted with the newer and more powerful Singer 4-cylinder engines – The HRG Engineering Company wasn’t large enough to afford its own engine-development department but this gave them the freedom to pick and choose from the best engines being…

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