Jet Black Custom Land Rover Defender

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Cool n’ Vintage is based in Portugal, they’ve made a name for themselves in recent years for buying all manner of iconic vehicles and then restoring them in their own unique way. Rather than going for a concours restoration, the team behind the garage door at CnV typically aim for what could be described as…

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1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS

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There are few cars more handsome than the Dino. Along with classics like the E-Type it’s one of the most commonly referenced vehicles when you ask people to name the most beautiful car of all time. And for good reason. Of all the Dinos that were built, the “Chairs & Flares” variants are amongst the most…

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Delage 15 S8 by Raoul.W

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Delage was a French automaker that made a name for themselves building racing cars, before shifting to focus on luxury cars later in the company’s life. The engineering that went into the Delage Grand Prix cars was amongst the best in the world at the time, their two most famous engines were likely the V12…

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The Rambo Lambo: 1990 Lamborghini LM002

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The Lamborghini LM 002 was the first production 4×4 built by the Italian supercar (and tractor) builder, it was based on their 1977 Cheetah 4×4 prototype which had been intended for military use – with a rear mounted Chrysler V8. It’s not known how well-formed the plan was for a Lamborghini-badged military vehicle, although it’s clear that enough progress was made that the Cheetah was demonstrated for the US military.

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Ferrari 312 by Dennis Hoyt

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Dennis Hoyt is a highly-regarded automotive artist renowned for his sculptures of racing cars in action – famous for capturing accurate detail of each car combined with a swirling sense of motion and speed. The Ferrari 312 is considered by many to be one of the purest Ferrari Formula 1 cars from the pre-aero era,…

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1926 Chandler Six Racing Car

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In 1926 Ralph Mulford, one of the greatest of the early American racing drivers, drove a Chandler Six to an overall win in the annual Pikes Peak Hill Climb. Sometimes referred to as “The Race to the Clouds”, the Pikes Peak Hill Climb is a 12.42 mile track that winds up the side of Pikes Peak, with over 156 turns climbing 4,720 ft to a total elevation of 14,110 ft.

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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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1965 Sunbeam Tiger

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The Sunbeam Tiger is one of Carroll Shelby’s most harmless looking creations, being based on the borderline-adorable Sunbeam Alpine that had styling reminiscent of the much larger Ford Thunderbird.

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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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