The Glasspar G2 – The First Fibreglass-Bodied Production Car

Glasspar G2 Car Badge

The Glasspar G2 is considered by many automotive historians to be the first production car with a fibreglass body, it was a major contributing factor behind the surge in popularity of fibreglass-bodied vehicles in the United States in the 1950s and beyond – resulting in iconic cars like the Chevrolet Corvette, the Meyers Manx, and the…

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1961 Bedford CA Dormobile – The Iconic British Camper

Bedford CA Dormobile Camper Main

The Bedford CA Dormobile camper provided thousands of middle class British families with their own mobile holiday homes in the 1950s and ’60s. Campers and caravans would flood the British motorways during the summer holidays, much to the chagrin of regular motorists. Holidaymakers would head north, east, south, and west – some to the coast…

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Randy Grubb’s Latest Creation – The Magic Bus

Randy Grubb Magic Bus

Randy Grubb is a custom car and motorcycle builder perhaps best known for being the man who built Jay Leno’s Tank Car. Grubb’s garage has turned out a remarkable body of work including the B-702, Piss’d Off Pete, the Falconer Dodici, the DecoPods, and the DecoLiner. Randy Grubb’s Magic Bus The Magic Bus is Randy…

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Documentary: The Red Grifo – A Must-Watch Film

The Red Grifo Film

The Red Grifo is a remarkable 20 minute long documentary about the incredibly rare and much-loved Iso Grifo, an Italian sports GT car that first appeared in the 1960s. The Grifo is perhaps best known for its DNA, it was developed by Giotto Bizzarrini the godfather of the Ferrari 250 GTO, it was designed by…

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The Only One Ever Made – The 1968 Serenissima Ghia GT

Serenissima Ghia GT

The Serenissima Ghia GT is a one-off design penned by the great Tom Tjaarda, and conceived by Count Giovanni Volpi di Misurata and Alejandro de Tomaso. The truth of the matter is that de Tomaso had just bought the storied Italian coachbuilder Ghia in 1967, and he wanted the Count to leverage the name of…

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Mazda RX-7 – The Twin-Turbo Rotary Powerhouse

Mazda RX-7

The Mazda RX-7 is an immensely popular Japanese sports car that’s entirely unique among its contemporaries due to one key fact – it was only ever offered with a rotary engine. Rotaries have fallen out of favor in more recent years due to tightening emissions regulations, the Wankel rotary needs a small amount of oil…

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The Fiat Dino Coupé – A Ferrari Homologation Special

Fiat Dino Coupé Front

The Fiat Dino coupé is the far more attainable sibling of the peerless Ferrari Dino, both cars shared the same engine and the same basic mission – to sell in high enough numbers to homologate the Ferrari-designed 2.0 litre V6 for Formula 2 racing. Fiat, Ferrari, Formula 2, and the Dino V6 In 1965 the…

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