1972 Porsche 914/6 – Race-Prepared to FIA Standards

Porsche 914/6 Interior

The Porsche 914/6 is the flat-6 version of the popular 914 model – a car developed by Porsche to slot into its line-up below the 911 (at a lower price point), with engaging handling thanks to its mid-mounted engine, a very low centre of gravity, independent suspension, and a ~2,100 lb kerb weight. The Porsche…

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Film: C’était un Rendez-vous – 1970s Street Racing in Paris

C'était un Rendez-vous

When describing C’était un Rendez-vous Jeremy Clarkson claimed that “it makes Bullitt look like a cartoon” and Carroll Shelby simply said “Outstanding”. Filming took place on public streets through Paris, there were no closed roads, safety supervisors, or medical personnel on standby. Obviously this is inadvisable and you or I shouldn’t try it, but thanks…

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Rusty’s Magazine Issue #01

Rusty Magazine

Rusty’s Magazine is a new motoring publication with a refreshingly egalitarian approach to cars – they don’t judge based on value, genre, class, or popularity, they simply feature what they like. Issues come out quarterly featuring individual cars from Miuras, to hot rods, and RWB Porsches, to Volvo Amazons. There’s also event coverage at annual…

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An Italian-American Supercar – The De Tomaso Pantera GT5

De Tomaso Pantera GT5 Back

The De Tomaso Pantera GT5 was, in some respects, the blue-collar version of the Lamborghini Countach. Both cars featured a sweeping wedge-shaped profile, big wings, flared wheel aches, roaring engines and more horsepower than half a dozen family sedans. When new, the Countach cost over $100,000 (in 1980s money) and required a king’s ransom in…

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The First Mid-Engined BMW Supercar – The BMW M1

BMW M1 Car Main

The BMW M1 was built almost entirely thanks to retired racing driver and head of BMW M-division Jochen Neerpasch, who wanted to challenge Porsche in Group 5 racing, but needed a new purpose-built car to do it. The BMW M1 The project to design and build the car was contracted to Lamborghini – as BMW…

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