Project Millenium Falcon – 430 HP Land Rover Defender

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Project Millenium Falcon Project Millenium Falcon is a comprehensively rebuilt Land Rover Defender, created by the Florida-based team at East Coast Defender. Under the hood it’s now packing a 430 hp, 6.2 litre Chevrolet LS3 V8 – and that’s just the beginning. During the rebuild the body was fitted with a Kahn wide body kit to…

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Restoring The 10-Litre FIAT S61

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The FIAT S61 was astonishingly advanced for its time, it was designed and built in 1908 with a 10 litre (589 cubic inch), 4-cylinder engine, a single overhead cam, 4 valves per cylinder, 4 spark plugs per cylinder, and approximately 130 bhp. Just five were built in 1908 for the FIAT Racing Team, and some…

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The Rare Toyota 2000GT

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The Toyota 2000GT The Toyota 2000GT was actually built by Yamaha, and it was originally intended to have Nissan badges. It’s a Japanese sports car not widely known outside the classic car world, but its fame has been increasing in recent years in lock-step with its value, now making the Toyota 2000GT the most expensive and…

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1973 Range Rover Classic

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The Range Rover was first introduced in 1970 to a worldwide audience who weren’t sure what to make of it. Up until then, 4x4s had mostly been utilitarian affairs that were only slightly softened versions of the WWII Willys Jeep. The Land Rover The original Land Rover had been one of the first post-WWII civilian…

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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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