Never Seen One Before: 1966 Sovam 1100VS

Sovam 1100 VS Car Front

Sovam – SOciété des Véhicules André Morin Sovam, short for SOciété des Véhicules André Morin, is a French company best known for making airport utility vehicles and delivery trucks – but in the 1960s they delved headlong into the world of sports car manufacturing. Not unlike fellow French boutique cars makers Alpine, Sovam set about designing…

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The Nissan Fairlady 240ZG – A Superlative JDM Unicorn

Nissan Fairlady 240Z Headlight

The Nissan Fairlady 240ZG The Nissan Fairlady 240ZG was was released in Japan in October 1971 for one reason and one reason alone – to homologate the 240Z for Group 4 racing. A series of changes were made to the 240ZG with the race track in mind, including an extended fiberglass “aero-dyna” nose for improved top…

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The Unusual 8-Wheel Reeves Octoauto (And The Sextoauto)

Milton Reeves Octoauto

Background: An Inventive Family Marshall and Milton Reeves were American brothers whose inventions made their mark on agriculture, commercial vehicles, and industry.  They were Christians known for their humility and when their company became large and successful, they could be found with their sleeves rolled up working on the factory floor alongside their employees. Both…

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