Documentary: The History Of The Meyers Manx

Meyers Manx Beach Buggy Jump Thomas Crown Affair

The Meyers Manx was the original fiberglass beach buggy, designed by Bruce Meyers in the early 1960s. This film tells the story of both Bruce Manx and his Meyers Manx, it’s a fascinating watch and it includes some great footage of Bruce as well as the early (and very successful) racing efforts in the Manx. The…

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1968 Mercedes-Benz Unimog 404 Mountain Rescue + Fire Truck

Mercedes-Benz Unimog Front

There are few vehicles better suited to expedition camper conversion than the original Mercedes-Benz Unimog 404, and this mountain rescue / fire truck is an ideal candidate thanks to its double cab front and tray-back rear. Unimog 404 History The Unimog was conceived in almost exactly the same way as the original Land Rover Series…

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The Stutz Bearcat – America’s First Supercar

Stutz Series K Bearcat Engine

The Stutz Bearcat is viewed by some as America’s first supercar, this term could only be retroactively applied of course as it didn’t actually exist in 1911, and there are obviously a number of cars from the era that could lay a credible claim to being the first. Though some may raise their eyebrows at the…

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Austin-Healey 100/4 – Le Mans Specification

Austin-Healey Side 2

The Austin-Healey 100 The Austin-Healey 100 is one of the most beautiful British cars of its time, in fact I’d go so far as to say that it’s one of the most beautiful cars of its time regardless of origin. Amazingly the designer behind the low, sweeping roadster wasn’t actually a designer and he had…

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