Ferrari 275 GTB

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The Ferrari 275 GTB was the much anticipated replacement to the iconic Ferrari’s 250 series, it was akin to being the singer who had to go on immediately after Aretha Franklin, but the 275 GTB managed it with aplomb. As Ferrari’s new Grand Turismo, much effort was expended improving and modernising the car’s underpinnings, it…

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Top 14 Cars Of 2014

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2014 has been an extraordinary time for classic cars, a slew of new records were set for cars at auction and the market for iconic cars like the Porsche 911 and Jaguar E-Type show no signs of slowing down. This list of top 14 cars of 2014 is compiled using raw website traffic data as…

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Ferrari 275 GTB Wallpaper

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The Ferrari 275 GTB was the replacement for the acclaimed 250 series, its design was clearly influenced by the iconic 250 GTO and although it was intended as a GT car it saw significant success in international motorsport. Ferrari made a number of significant engineering advances with the 275 GTB – a transaxle was used…

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Lamborghini Miura SVJ

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The Lamborghini Miura SVJ is a look into an almost parallel history of the Italian marque, where Ferrucio Lamborghini wanted to take the Miura racing against the likes of Ferrari, Jaguar, Porsche and Ford. Of course, the reality is that Ferruccio had no interest in motor sport and saw Lamborghini as a company that would…

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Sunbeam Tiger

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The Sunbeam Tiger is a classic British roadster with a fascinating history, it was the brainchild of Formula 1 legend Jack Brabham and none other than Carroll Shelby was tasked with building the first prototype. There’s an obvious parallel between the Tiger and the Shelby Cobra – both were small British convertibles that Shelby took…

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Singer: Porsche 911 Re-Imagined

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Singer Vehicle Design is a company that produces what is inarguably the greatest reimagining of the Porsche 911 ever attempted. Rob Dickinson, the founder of Singer, describes his 911s as being like four-wheel cafe racers and I think this analogy is quite apt – they’re lightened, more performance-oriented versions of the mass produced originals with a…

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An Original Austin-Healey 100S

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The Austin-Healey 100S was a sports model personally developed by Donald Healey with an aluminium body, no soft top, a perspex windscreen, no overdrive and an aluminium cylinder head – all designed to reduce weight as much as possible without impinging on the reliability required by endurance racing. This fastidious attention to reducing weight resulted…

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1959 Porsche 356A 1600 GT

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In 1959 Porsche only built 3 right hand drive 356A 1600GTs, today it’s thought that only 2 of those still survive and this car is one of them. It was ordered by the South African Porsche factory-backed driver, Ian Fraser-Jones who is thought to have fitted it with the Type 547/3 Carrera 4-cam race engine,…

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1963 Shelby AC Cobra

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Carroll Shelby’s AC Cobra is almost certainly one of the most famous cars of the 20th century and it’s undoubtably the most copied car of all time. Anyone can tell you that the AC Cobra is powered by a Ford V8 but it wasn’t always going to work out this way, when Carroll Shelby went…

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