Auburn Twelve Salon Speedster

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The V12 version of the Auburn Twelve Salon Speedster is one of the rarest and (I think) most beautiful pre-WWII American cars ever made. I know that’s a big claim, but I stand by it. And I don’t think anyone in their right mind could look at the car above and disagree with me. The…

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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

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It’s a rare thing for us to come across an original board track racer here on eBay, it’s uncommon for surviving bikes to change hands because of their high valuations, so you can imagine my surprise at finding 4 of them for sale this week.

Each of the board trackers is immaculately presented, with two Harleys and two Indians on offer – as well as one very rare 1912 Harley-Davidson “street” motorcycle.

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AC Ace

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The AC Ace is a car that you may never have heard of, but might recognise nonetheless. It’s the car that would form the basis for Carroll Shelby’s AC Cobra, and for a time in the ’60s it was the fastest production car in the world. Years before it was discovered by Shelby, the humble…

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Matchless-Vickers Military Motorcycle

Military Motorcycle

The idea of taking a motorcycle and attaching a machine gun to it seems to have occurred to someone very shortly after the motorcycle was first invented. The benefits of a mobile machine gun are fairly obvious, especially when you throw in the additional capabilities of a motorcycle. The First World War was the first…

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1968 De Tomaso Mangusta

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Alejandro de Tomaso was a popular Argentinian racing driver who moved to Italy as a young man, allegedly to escape prosecution in his home country for his part in a political conspiracy that, if successful, would have fundamentally changed the modern face of the country. In the 1950s, shortly after his arrival in Italy, de…

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Range Rover Classic Wallpaper

Vintage Range Rover Wallpaper

The original Range Rover arrived on the scene in 1970 and quickly established the then-new genre of the luxury SUV. The design of the Range Rover was largely developed by the Rover engineers, initially as an aluminium skin to cover the steel body – to make it legal for road testing. The designer loved the…

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BMW R100/7 by Dream Wheels Heritage

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The BMW R100/7 was released in 1976 as one of the largest-engined bikes in the company’s model line, the 980cc boxer twin produces 60hp and 54 ft lbs of torque, with its twin Bing carburettors and relatively simple pushrod valve actuation. Over the 4 year life of the R100/7, BMW shipped over 12,000 of them…

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Honda CB750

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There are many (including myself) who consider the Honda CB750 to be the single most important Japanese motorcycle ever designed. Although this is obviously a controversial thing to say, I do think it’s warranted in this instance due to the staggering influence the CB750 had not only on the Japanese motorcycle industry, but on the…

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Motorized V-Twin Roller Skates

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We received these remarkable images last week along with the below article, it originally appeared in the General Automobile-Newspaper on the 25th of February 1912. I’d never seen a V-twin roller skate before and I’m willing to bet that many of you haven’t either, these are from the very earliest days of the automobile and…

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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

Vintage Vincent Motorcycle

Click here to see the full list We found some fascinating vintage bikes on eBay this week including two Vincents – it’s unusual to find even one of these up for sale on eBay due to their rarity. Elsewhere we found a couple of interesting and historic Harley-Davidsons including a very early Sportster – which has…

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