The Original American Dune Buggy – 1965 Meyers Manxter 2+2

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The Meyers Manxter 2+2 is the slightly longer wheelbase version of the Meyers Manx – a dune buggy with a form so iconic that it’s been studied in design schools from California to Copenhagen. Unlike the Manx, the Manxter uses a full-length VW Beetle floorpan, without requiring the cutting/shortening/welding of the original. This means that it…

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Ex-Bruce Willis + Ex-Jay Kay 1969 Bullitt-Spec Dodge Charger

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The Dodge Charger is often remembered for being the “other” car from the iconic chase scene in the Oscar winning 1968 Steve McQueen film Bullitt. The undulating streets of San Francisco form a captivating backdrop for the police thriller, and they feature heavily in what is now widely regarded as the greatest chase scene in…

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A Rare American Icon – The 500hp 1959 Kellison J-4R V8 Coupe

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The Kellison J-4R was the brainchild of USAF pilot James Kellison, a man known for his exceptional intelligence, his deep love for cars, and his fascination with lightweight composites. In the 1950s the latest and greatest composite was fiberglass, a material that was a precursor to modern composites like carbon fiber, and that offered excellent…

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Charles Morgan’s Classics – The Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint

Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint

The Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint is a bit of a personal favorite, and this one is more special than most. It’s the Alfaholics GTA-R 270, and it was built by the marque experts at Alfaholics to show the world what happens when you set out to build the perfect example of the already beloved Alfa model….

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De Tomaso Pantera – The Essential Buying Guide

De Tomaso Pantera Buying Guide

Coming hard on the heels of the head-turning De Tomaso Mangusta, the De Tomaso Pantera was a successful combination of Italian aesthetics and breeding with a nice big and easy to maintain Ford V8 engine, and a proven German ZF transaxle. The Pantera broke the convention that said if you have an exotic mid-engine Italian GT you’re…

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Original Works Racer: 1954 Arnolt-Bristol Bolide Roadster

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The Arnolt-Bristol is an unusual car that owes its existence jointly to the Brits, Italians, and Americans. The post-WWII era was a golden age for cross-Atlantic automotive collaborations and the mighty little Arnolt-Bristol is (arguably) one of the prettiest of these collaboration cars. Stanley H. “Wacky” Arnolt and the origins of the Arnolt-Bristol Stanley H. “Wacky” Arnolt was…

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1 of 36 Ever Made: 1958 Facel Vega FV4 Typhoon

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The Facel Vega FV4 Typhoon was introduced in 1958, it was fitted with the most powerful engine ever offered by the French automaker up until that time – a 325 hp “Dual Quad” 354 cubic inch Hemi V8 supplied by Chrysler. Facel The Automaker The name Facel is an abbreviation of Forges et Ateliers de Constructions…

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1960 Chevrolet Corvette C1 Dual-Quad 4-Speed

Chevrolet Corvette C1

The Chevrolet Corvette C1 was designed and built to show the Europeans that their neighbors across the sea could also build world class sports cars capable of rubbing shoulders with the fastest, best handling cars coming out of Britain, Italy, and Germany. The Arrival of the Chevrolet Corvette C1 The Second World War had a…

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Rare Supercharged British Racer: 1936 2-Litre Alta Sports Car

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The Alta Car and Engineering Company was astonishingly far ahead of its time, the company was building supercharged, double overhead cam engines with hemispherical combustion chambers all the way back in the 1920s. The Alta Car and Engineering Company Alta was founded by 27 year old Geoffrey Taylor, who planned to develop, build, and sell…

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