It’s The Ryans! A Story About A Yellow Car

Porsche 997 911 S

Los Angeles is home to a vast array of renowned personalities, landmarks, and industries – none more celebrated than the business of film. It was in this industry that J and Nicole Ryan first planted their professional roots as a producer and publicist, respectively. Although working in the film industry is an ambition of creative…

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The Baja Porsche 911 – Built By Michael Lightbourn

Baja Porsche 911 Car

This unusual off-road racer started life as a 1969 Porsche 911, its early life is largely lost to history but what we do know is that the well-known classic car hunter Michael Lightbourn discovered it, bought it, then set to work turning it into a one of a kind Baja racer. Michael Lightbourn – The…

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The Only One Ever Made – The 1968 Serenissima Ghia GT

Serenissima Ghia GT

The Serenissima Ghia GT is a one-off design penned by the great Tom Tjaarda, and conceived by Count Giovanni Volpi di Misurata and Alejandro de Tomaso. The truth of the matter is that de Tomaso had just bought the storied Italian coachbuilder Ghia in 1967, and he wanted the Count to leverage the name of…

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Mazda RX-7 – The Twin-Turbo Rotary Powerhouse

Mazda RX-7

The Mazda RX-7 is an immensely popular Japanese sports car that’s entirely unique among its contemporaries due to one key fact – it was only ever offered with a rotary engine. Rotaries have fallen out of favor in more recent years due to tightening emissions regulations, the Wankel rotary needs a small amount of oil…

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Crate Engine Royalty: A 740 HP Ferrari F50 GT V12 Engine

Ferrari F50 V12 Engine Cams

This Ferrari F50 V12 engine was built to F50 GT specifications along with three chassis and another three or four race-specification engines. The F50 GT (also known as the Ferrari F50 GT1) was built by Ferrari in collaboration with Michelotto and Dallara to compete in the BPR Global GT Series against the likes of the…

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The Fiat Dino Coupé – A Ferrari Homologation Special

Fiat Dino Coupé Front

The Fiat Dino coupé is the far more attainable sibling of the peerless Ferrari Dino, both cars shared the same engine and the same basic mission – to sell in high enough numbers to homologate the Ferrari-designed 2.0 litre V6 for Formula 2 racing. Fiat, Ferrari, Formula 2, and the Dino V6 In 1965 the…

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