1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Alloy

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The Ferrari 275 GTB was released in 1964 with an almost impossible task – it had to replace the acclaimed Ferrari 250 series. In the long arc of Ferrari’s history, the cars of the 250 family were some of the most successful on track, and some of the most memorable on the road. The Design…

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1970 Can Am Documentary: The Heavies

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The Heavies is a Can Am documentary from 1970 that covers the race at Road Atlanta. This would be a very significant time in the history of Can Am, as Bruce McLaren had been killed while testing the new M8D McLaren Can Am car just days before the season began. Before the accident Bruce McLaren and Denny…

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1958 BMW 507 Roadster Series II

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In 1959 Elvis Presley shipped out to Germany for his military service, while stationed off base he bought himself a white BMW 507 Roadster to use for getting to and from the base, and for getting around town. The young women of Friedberg were just as in love with the singer as those on the…

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Police Car From The Film Fargo: 1992 Ford Crown Victoria

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This 1992 Ford Crown Victoria police car was used extensively on camera during the filming of the Oscar-wining 1996 black comedy crime movie Fargo. Actress Frances McDormand’s character “Marge Gunderson” was the chief of police in Brainerd, Minnesota and a key figure in the film – she would win an Academy Award for her work in…

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1978 Toyota Land Cruiser HJ45 Long Bed Pick-Up Truck

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In 1973 the Toyota Land Cruiser HJ45 was released, it was a 3.6 litre diesel version of the Japanese 4×4, with a long wheelbase chassis. Toyota released three major wheelbases on their original Land Cruisers, the J40, the J43, and the J45 – the latter of which proved exceedingly popular with farmers due to its load…

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1956 Tojeiro-Butterworth AJB Air-Cooled Racing Car

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The Tojeiro-Butterworth AJB is a bit of a historical anomaly, it’s the only one that was ever built, and it’s fitted with the unusual air-cooled, flat-four AJB engine. The intials AJB belong to Archibald James Butterworth, a visionary engineer, inventor, and designer, who was a successful and active racer in England until he suffered a…

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The Rambo Lambo: 1991 Lamborghini LM002 4×4

Lamborghini LM002 4x4 Car

The Lamborghini LM002 was quickly dubbed the “Rambo Lambo” when it was unveiled to the public in 1986. Although very few realized it at the time, the LM002 wasn’t just an ostentatious flash in the pan. Luxury SUVs would quickly become one of the fastest growing sectors in the global automotive marketplace – and Lamborghini…

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Britain’s First Supercar: The Aston Martin V8 Vantage

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On its introduction in 1977 the Aston Martin V8 Vantage was hailed by the company as “Britain’s First Supercar” – it accelerated faster than the Ferrari Daytona, and was capable of a top speed of 170 mph. Of course the claim of being the first British supercar was controversial, this is a part of the…

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Johnny Hallyday’s 1965 Iso Grifo A3/C

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The Iso Grifo A3/C was developed by legendary Italian engineer and test driver Giotto Bizzarrini – the same man responsible for the creation of the Ferrari 250 GTO, now one of the most desirable and valuable cars in the world. Sibling Rivalry Many years later Bizzarrini explained his philosophy in developing the Iso Grifo A3/C…

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Barn Find: 1965 Porsche 912

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As with most barn finds, this 1965 Porsche 912 has a special story. It was bought new in the Netherlands on Christmas Eve in 1965 by an exceptionally lucky man’s wife – who gifted it to him the next day on Christmas morning. His wife’s name was Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands, and the man was…

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Ex-Works 1975 Fiat Abarth 124 Rallye Group 4 Spider

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The Fiat Abarth 124 Rallye Spider was a comprehensively re-developed version of the famous little Italian roadster designed to race in the Group 4 division of the World Rally Championship. Abarth is an Italian tuning house known for sometimes outlandish cars, built with an almost Machiavellian eye for performance above all else. Fiat took over…

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