1958 Fiberfab Centurion Corvette

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It’s thought that only five or so examples of the Centurion Corvette were built in the mid-1960s until General Motors forced Fiberfab to stop construction – either for IP infringement or because the founder of Fiberfab, Warren “Bud” Goodwin, was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the killing of his wife who he had discovered in…

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1970 Mickey Thompson Mini Dragster

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It’s thought that only 180 Mickey Thompson Mini Dragsters were built back in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Despite their looks, they’re not just for children. They were designed as fun mini dragsters for adults, and due to the location of the seat it’s possible for even novices to lean back while accelerating and…

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1977 International Scout II Traveler

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In 1977 Jerry Boone drove his still-new International Super Scout II to a class win in the brutal Baja 1000 desert race. He wasn’t even factory sponsored at the time, but his win put the Scout II firmly on the map for 4×4 racers and enthusiasts across the USA.

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1971 Intermeccanica Italia Spyder – Red On Black

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I have a bit of a soft spot for the Intermeccanica Italia Spyder. It has just the right blend of heritage and mongrel DNA, with a fascinating past and styling that doesn’t look a whisker out of place next to its considerably more expensive Italian brethren. THE STORY OF INTERMECCANICA Intermeccanica was founded by a…

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Ferrari 250 GTO Left Fender

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$10,000 to $15,000 USD may sound like a lot of money to pay for a fender, but this isn’t just any fender. It’s an original new-old stock unit from a Ferrari 250 GTO – the most expensive and sought after classic car in the world – now fetching somewhere in the region of $50 million…

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1969 Baldwin Motion Phase III GT Corvette

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The Baldwin Motion Corvette The Baldwin Motion Corvette is the result of a collaboration between Motion Performance and Baldwin Chevrolet on Long Island, they were only built between 1969 and 1971, before the US Justice Department shut them down. The Feds used the Clean Air Act of 1970 to launch their case, The U.S. Government…

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Ferrari 640 F1-89 Kid’s Car

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This kid’s car is based on a Ferrari 640 F1-89 – the car remembered for being the first to use now-dominant semi-automtic gearbox technology in Formula 1. Teething problems with the new transmission had hampered the car’s development, but by the time it lined up on the grid in 1989 it had progressed to the…

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Full Race: 1981 Daytona 500

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The 1981 Daytona 500 was a unique race for a number of reasons, it also featured a remarkably tight finish, with just 3.5 seconds between 1st and 2nd place. If you haven’t seen the race, or you can’t remember who won, stop reading now and hit play above (I’m going to post spoilers below). The…

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Cobra Caravan Survivor: 1965 Shelby GT350 R

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Carroll Shelby In 1965, the Shelby American Company was far less famous than they are now. Carroll Shelby was a retired race car driver with a win a Le Mans under his belt, and a congenital heart condition that meant he often need to pop nitroglycerin tablets under his tongue while driving to manage his…

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1990 US-Spec Ferrari F40

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As far as supercars go, the F40 is king. It’s not the only king of course, but it’s one of the major ones. It’s kind of like the King Henry the VIII of supercars in that it’ll take as many wives as it damn well pleases, and it’d have no crisis of conscious if it needed…

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1971 TVR Vixen 2500

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TVR is a British low-volume car maker famous for two things – 1: It’s name is a contraction of “Trevor” because that’s the company founder’s name, and 2: Its cars are so raw and visceral they’re famous for showing up any shortcomings in a driver’s abilities. Often by flying sideways through a hedge.

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