Ringo Starr’s Mini Cooper S

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In 1967 each member of The Beatles was gifted a Mini wby their manager Brian Epstein, a larger than life character who had seen the band performing a lunchtime gig at The Cavern Club and decided on the spot to become their manager. He became an integral part of The Beatles, and many years later…

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All-Original 1970 Plymouth Superbird

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The History of the Plymouth Superbird The Plymouth Superbird was built for high-speed NASCAR competition, it was based on the Plymouth Road Runner but featured a now legendary swept nose and high rear wing – both of which were wind tunnel tested and designed with the aid of computers. The idea of integrating aerodynamics into race…

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Documentary: Jaguar At Le Mans In 1953

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The 24 hour endurance race in 1953 at the Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France was a comeback year for Jaguar, after a disastrous performance the year before. The early overheating issues that had plagued the still-new Jaguar C-Type had largely been rectified, and 1953 would see the addition of disc brakes to…

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FUEL Bespoke Design BMW 2002

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The reason for the popularity of the 2002 is simple. It’s a small, lightweight car with a relatively powerful engine, excellent suspension, great steering, and iconic design. Perhaps the single most important feature is that the BMW 2002 is a sports car, with room for 4 adults (5 at a pinch), and some luggage. It fills that almost mythical space between a sports car and a daily driver that many automakers try to make, but usually miss by varying degrees.

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Project Barbour by East Coast Defender

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East Coast Defender is one of the pre-eminent Land Rover customizers in the United States, the company has 29 full-time employees and is made up of a mixture of Brits and Americans. They’re based in Kissimmee, Florida, and they’ve built a significant number of bespoke Defenders – all of which are quicker and more luxurious…

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1968 Lamborghini Espada

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The Espada was developed as an ideal Italian grand touring car with 4 seats and performance to match or exceed most of the sports cars of the time. The unusual body of the Espada was penned by the great Marcello Gandini, the same man who designed the Lamborghini Countach and later the Lamborghini Diablo.

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1954 Jaguar XK120 Competition

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The Jaguar XK120 was first shown to the public in 1948, it was just 3 years since the end of the Second World War and this new, sleek Jaguar was exactly what the British public needed. Even though the price tag was far beyond reach for most working class Brits, the fact that it was the fastest production car in the world was a source of great pride – Jaguar further capitalised on this by setting multiple world speed and endurance records with the XK120 over the course of its 1948 to 1954 production run.

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1920 Hudson Super Six Racing Car

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This 1920 Hudson Super Six is a two-man racing car likely built to compete in the iconic American “Junk Formula” races of the early 20th century. The interestingly named racing series was named for the cars that raced in it, oftentimes older two-person vehicles with modified passenger car engines fitted to modified road car chassis.

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