Buick Nailhead V8 Dragster

Vintage Dragster

Buick’s “Nailhead” V8 was released in 1953 as an option for the Roadmaster, Century, and Super road-going models, but it quickly found favour on the race tracks and drag strips of North America competing with the legendary Ford Flathead V8. The nickname “Nailhead” was initially meant as a bit of a dig, the valves used…

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1960 Watson Indianapolis Roadster

Vintage-Indy-Car-3

The 1960 Watson Indianapolis Roadster is just about the perfect example of the iconic American racer, Indy Roadsters were the dominant design between 1952 and 1965 on the race tracks of North America, and even all these years later they’re still the first thing many people think of when you mention the Indy 500. Indy…

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Top 5 Nortons On eBay This Week

Norton Commando

Norton first began building bicycles and related accessories in 1898, by the early 1900s they had switched to producing motorised bicycles and almost as soon as they began bolting engines to frames, they began racing. As the 20th century progressed Norton became globally famous for its racing and performance bikes – the company’s Featherbed frame…

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James May’s Yamaha FS1-E

Yamaha-FS1-E-Moped

The Yamaha FS1-E is an icon of titanic proportions in Britain, the 49cc moped was legal for riders as young as 16 and it was quicker than anything else in its class – which of course led to it being the most desired motorcycle in the world to those under 17. Yamaha developed the FS1-E…

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Vincent Comet

Vincent Comet

The Vincent Comet was developed by Australian engineer Phil Irving in 1935 as a slightly lighter, smaller version of the British company’s far more famous line of Rapide, Black Shadow and Black Lightning models. The Comet used one half of the famous Vincent high-camshaft OHV, air-cooled V-twin to create a 499cc single cylinder motorcycle with…

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Mercedes-Benz Unimog 406

Unimog

The Mercedes-Benz Unimog is known for many things, but perhaps its most extraordinary achievement is that it’s won the brutal Paris-Dakar Rally by accident – on more than one occasion. Many teams competing in the event use the Unimog as their support vehicle, meaning that even though it qualifies in the truck class it has…

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