1953 Austin-Healey 100 BN1

Austin-Healey 100

The Austin-Healey 100 BN1 originally started life as the Healey 100 – Donald Healey had designed and built a prototype and planned to produce a limited number of the cars from his small workshop in Warwick. In order to keep costs as low as possible Donald had used many parts from the Austin A90, this…

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Toyota Land Cruiser BJ40

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The Toyota Land Cruiser BJ40 is a famously tough 4×4 that bears close resemblance to its sibling, the petrol-powered FJ40. These two off-roaders are uncompromising, spartan vehicles designed for use in the harshest environments on Earth, in fact many of them are still in use today across North Africa, Australia and South America. The two countries that…

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1966 Shelby Mustang GT350H Race Car

Shelby Mustang GT350 H

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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1902 Renault Voiturette

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Renault was established in 1899 by the talented young French engineer Louis Renault, Louis partnered with his brothers Marcel and Fernand – Two men who had years of business experience working for their father’s successful textile company in France. The first model produced by Renault was the Voiturette, it was offered in 3 major iterations…

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Hare & Hound Desert Racing – 1967

Hare & Hound Desert Racing

Update: Thanks to Bryan W. we now know that the film is called “Hare & Hound Classic” and is the work of none other than Bruce Brown, of “On Any Sunday” fame. The full film is a 3 DVD box set and it can be bought here, alternatively it can be watched here on Netflix. This film contains some…

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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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BMW R45 by Cytech

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The BMW R45 has never really enjoyed the icon status of its larger stablemates, the smaller engine (473cc) and lower power output (35hp) does have one significant advantage over the larger bikes from BMW – fuel economy. I’ve heard R45 owners wax lyrical about this subject for years have I’ve encountered claims of 55mpg right…

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