1960 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

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The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL in both Roadster and Gullwing configurations is considered by many leading automotive minds to be one of the most beautiful cars of the 20th century. Over the 1954 to 1963 production run just 3,258 were built, and today they’re among the most collectible classic cars of all time. An Introduction to…

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1969 Ferrari Dino 246 GT

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Though the Dino wasn’t originally badged or sold as a Ferrari it retains a very special place in the annals of the Italian company’s history, because it was a project launched by a father in memory of his son.

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1958 Tracked Cuthbertson Land Rover

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The Cuthbertson Land Rover is a tracked vehicle designed to go where normal 4x4s can’t – waist-deep mud, thick marshes, and heavy snow. A Brief History of the Tracked Cuthbertson Land Rover James A. Cuthbertson of Biggar in Lanarkshire, Scotland started his own company in 1936 to manufacture his inventions. Although not a household name,…

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1966 Iso Grifo GL Series I

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Though the Chevrolet Corvette is a thoroughly American car, it was always intended as an answer to the sports cars being built on the other side of the Atlantic. Although they were never sold in Europe in large numbers, they were influenced by European sports car design, and as the years progressed that influenced moved…

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1976 Toyota Land Cruiser BJ40

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The unusually named company 506 Classic Auto Restorer is one of the world leaders in the rapidly growing world of vintage 4×4 restoration. The company is run by Frank and Daniela, and they rebuild early Toyota Land Cruisers, Series Land Rovers, and early Range Rovers to better-than-new condition. A SHORT HISTORY OF THE TOYOTA LAND…

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1965 Pontiac GTO

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The Pontiac GTO is considered by many to be the godfather of the American muscle car, and although automotive historians will point to any number of thunderous V8 American performance cars that came before it, the GTO is by far the best remembered. The American love of the V8 engine already had a long history…

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Cockpits of Goodwood

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The below gallery is a collection of 78 cockpit photos taken over the 4 days of the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed. This is by no means all the cars that attended Goodwood, but it is a good crosssection of what was on display this year – with cars ranging 114 years from 1903 t0…

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1969 Ford Bronco Half Cab

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The Ford Bronco Half Cab was a rare version off the iconic 4×4, just 2602 were built in 1967, as the overwhelming majority of buyers opted for the slightly more practical wagon body style. Officially called the Bronco Sport Utility Pickup, the motoring public quickly nicknamed it the “Half Cab”, and today this is the…

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Rowan Atkinson’s Land Rover Defender

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Rowan Atkinson is well-known as an actor, comedian, and screenwriter, but he’s also an avid driver, car collector, and motorsport fan. He famously drove his multi-million dollar McLaren F1 with much gusto, covering over 41,000 miles and twice crashing it – but ensuring it was fastidiously restored both times. Though he’s most closely associated with…

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1964 AC Cobra 289

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Despite the fact that it was only built from 1962 to 1967, the AC Cobra had a profound impact on the motoring world. The surviving examples are worth a king’s ransom and are hotly pursued by collectors and enthusiasts, many of whom enter them in vintage motor racing events. A Brief History of Carroll Shelby’s…

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1970 Meyers Manx

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A Brief History of the Meyers Manx The Meyers Manx is a dune buggy developed by Bruce Meyers, it originally had an advanced fiberglass composite monocoque body with a VW Beetle drive train and suspension attached, however this proved complex and costly to mass-produce. The second design still used a large fiberglass tub, but it was…

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Ex-Peter Sellers Porsche 930 Turbo

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A Short History of the Porsche 930 Turbo In 1974 Porsche displayed a new car to the general public at the Paris Auto Show. It was a turbocharged 911 with the internal type designation “930” – it had widened wheel arches, wide tires, a rear wing, and 260 hp from its rear-mounted, SOHC, 3-liter flat-6….

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