1966 Pontiac GTO Tri-Power

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The Pontiac GTO is remembered fondly as John DeLorean’s second most famous achievement, after the DMC-12 of course, which although already famous was shot to solid platinum celebrity status thanks to its memorable appearances in the Back to the Future film series. It’s difficult to imagine any to 10 list of American muscle cars without…

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1937 Cord 812 Supercharged Phaeton

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There are some who will tell you that the Cord 812 Supercharged Phaeton is the most beautiful American car ever made, and whether you agree with them or not, it’s hard to argue that the 812 isn’t one of the most impressive cars to be designed and built in the USA in the first half…

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1969 Dodge Super Bee 440 Six Pack

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The Dodge Super Bee was named for the platform it’s based on – the Chrysler “B” platform that it shared with a number of other iconic American cars including the Plymouth Road Runner and the Chrysler 300. A Brief History of the Original Dodge 440 Six Pack Super Bees The incredible success of the Road…

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1969 Opel Rallye Kadett

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Outside of Europe the Opel Kadett 1900 Rallye is a little known car, in fact it’s not all that well known in Europe either come to think of it. That said, motorsport fans will remember the Kadett as the car that launched the rally career of the great Ari Vatanen, who piloted it to his…

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1973 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS

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A SHORT HISTORY OF THE DINO Purists are always quick to point out that this car didn’t actually wear a Ferrari badge – it wore Dino badging front and back at the direction of Enzo Ferrari himself, who wanted to create a new brand to compete with less expensive sports cars, with smaller-engines and a…

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1936 Horch 853 Spezialroadster

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The name Horch might not be familiar to many, but the name Audi certainly is. As it happens both automakers were founded by the same man – August Horch. Meet August Horch August attended the Mittweida Technical College and studied engineering in the late 1800s, after graduation he found his way to working for a man…

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1935 Willys Gasser

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To cut a long story short, a Gasser is style of American drag racing car designed to run on regular pump gasoline, rather than race fuel or ethanol. They run on gas, so they called them gassers. Despite the sensible name, there’s nothing at all sensible about the cars themselves. In fact they almost seem…

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1986 Gemballa Cyrrus

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There are few German cars as controversial as the Gemballa modified 911s. Some love them, many hate them, but the one thing no one can deny is that they always gather a crowd of curious onlookers. The Gemballa Cyrrus The Gemballa Cyrrus and it’s sister car the Avalanche are the vehicles that helped launch the…

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Morgan: The Most Honest Car Factory in the World

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Morgan Motor Company: The Most Honest Car Factory in the World is a short film that takes a close look inside the factory of the storied British automaker. There’s an interesting juxtaposition at Morgan of old and new, with their classic vehicles still sporting ash wood frames and hand-fitted aluminum bodies. Newer Morgan designs have…

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1980 Renault 5 Turbo

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The French have their own unique approach to building cars. If you don’t know what I mean just take a look at the Citroën 2CV, the Renault Twizy, anything built by Voisin, the Helicon, or the Citroen DS. Whereas the Brits, Germans, and Italians all generally chose similar paths for their four-wheeled horseless carriages the…

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1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Competizione

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There are few Ferrari 250 GT series cars as highly sought after as the alloy-bodied 250 GT SWB Competizione. Just 46 were built in 1960, their lightweight bodies in Competizione trim were matched with a more elemental lightweight interior and an engine in a higher state of tune. A Brief History of the Ferrari 250 GT SWB The…

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1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Lightweight

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The car you’re looking at here is widely considered to be the most successful Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 of all time. This is a remarkable feat considering the broad successes of the Carrera RS 2.7 in competition, both on the asphalt and in the world of rally. The Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 The Porsche 911 Carrera…

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