1969 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro

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With 550+hp from a 7 litre V8 and a 1/4 mile time in the mid-10s there are few ’60s muscle cars as capable as the legendary Yenko badged Camaros. They were originally built for just 3 years in very limited numbers, and cars that have survived to the modern day trigger a huge amount of…

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Barn Find: 1969 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Alloy

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Only one alloy-bodied road-going Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona was ever built, and for decades its whereabouts were largely unknown. Very few Ferrari historians even knew the car had been built, and those who did know of it and it’s location kept it a closely hidden secret, in the hopes they could convince its Japanese owner…

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1986 Gemballa Avalanche

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The Gemballa Avalanche is the car that helped launch Gemballa into the centre of the world stage for outrageous bespoke cars, often costing over $500,000 USD apiece in 1980s money – that’s well over $1,000,000 now. Founded by Uwe Gemballa in 1981, the German company was based near Porsche in Leonberg, Germany – just west of Stuttgart….

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1966 Shelby GT350 – Period SCCA Race Car

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The original Shelby Mustangs of 1965 and 1966 are known as the lightest and most uncompromising examples of the Carroll Shelby tuned pony car. Later year models would get heavier and more road oriented, but for those who wanted to race hard and stretch their sidewalls, the GT350 has always been a favorite. A Brief…

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Only One Ever Made: 1989 Ferrari 328 Conciso

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The Ferrari 328 Conciso is a bespoke one-off car built on the platform of the Ferrari 328 GTS. The new body was entirely shaped in aluminum alloy over a tubular steel frame to a design penned by famous German coachbuilder Bernd Michalak, his hope being that Ferrari could be convinced to produce a limited run…

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1967 Alfa Romeo Sprint GT Veloce

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Among the Alfa Romeo cognoscenti there are few cars as sacred as the Giorgetto Giugiaro designed “step nose” 105 series coupes of the mid-1960s. They get their nickname from the 1/4 inch gap between the leading edge of the hood and the nose, in Italy they call it the “scalino”, which translates literally to “step”….

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1965 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Alloy

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The release of the Ferrari 275 in 1964 was a significant milestone for Ferrari, it was the first of their cars to be fitted with a transaxle for improved weight distribution, and when coupled to its independent double wishbone front and rear suspension, the 275 was a generational shift forwards. The changes under the skin…

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The Last American De Tomaso Pantera

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It’s been said that there are two kinds of men in the world – those who like Panteras and those who aren’t real men. Nothing about this car was even remotely effeminate, and that’s exactly how the company’s red blooded Argentinian founder Alejandro de Tomaso intended it. Alejandro was no shrinking violet, he came from…

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1940 BMW 328 Roadster

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The 1940 BMW 328 Roadster shown here presents a bit of an automotive mystery, its rare Touring of Milan bodywork was constructed using the Superleggera (super lightweight) method with a design in keeping with the Auto Avio Costruzioni sports racer – Enzo Ferrari’s first foray into car construction. These factors likely mean the car you see here was…

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1985 Ferrari 288 GTO

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A Brief History of the Ferrari 288 GTO The Ferrari 288 GTO was destined to compete in the borderline-insane world of Group B racing. The FIA introduced the regulations that would define Group B in 1982, and it triggered an arms race amongst automakers that is often referred to today as the golden age of rally….

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1959 Troy Roadster

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The Troy Roadster is the most famous of the one-off custom builds created by Wally Troy in the 1950s. Stylistically it looks like a cross between an Indy car and a hot rod, which is likely exactly what it was supposed to be. I have a feeling that if you had described a Lotus Seven to…

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1955 Ferrari 121 LM

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This car was one of the Scuderia Ferrari Works entries in the 1955 Mille Miglia – a challenging 1,000 mile race across Italy held on public roads. It was originally a 3.7 litre vehicle with 280 hp and a kerb weight of 850 kilograms, Paolo Marzotto was the driver but he didn’t get far – the…

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