1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 Fastback

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1967 was the first year of production for the iconic Shelby GT500, the smaller-engined GT350 had been in production since 1965 and it had very quickly created a strong link between performance Mustangs and American racing legend Carroll Shelby. Whereas the GT350 was fitted with a performance version of the 289 cubic inch (4.7 litre)…

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Never Start Something You Can’t Stop

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Never Start Something You Can’t Stop is a documentary by Ferodo about the 1968 24 Hours of Le Mans. It’s actually a pretty remarkable 30 minutes of filmmaking that starts with none other than Sir Stirling Moss narrating a lap of Le Mans, with footage provided by a camera mounted to the front of a Ford…

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1986 Ford RS200

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The Ford RS200 rose from the ashes of the ill-fated Escort RS 1700T project – after a successful rally programme based around the earlier Escorts, Ford knew it needed a revolutionary new car to compete with the likes of Audi, Peugeot and Renault. By the early 1980s it had become clearly evident that the only…

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1962 Ford Mustang I Concept Promotional Film

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The first Mustang was shown to the general public in 1962, it looked vastly different from the car that would actually go into production in 1964 but it gave Ford a solid testbed for potential new technologies. The Ford Mustang I Concept had a spaceframe chassis with an aluminium skin riveted to it, it was…

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1934 Ford Hot Rod Hill Climber

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There aren’t many vehicles more thoroughly American than the ’34 Ford Hot Rod. This one is perhaps slightly more iconic than most, it was built in 1957 specifically for hill climb racing by none other than heir to the du Pont family fortune Alexis ‘Lex’ du Pont – an avid racing driver who saw significant…

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Ford Mustang Mach 1 Twister

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The 1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Twister was a special edition car offered only to dealers in the Kansas City area, 96 were made in total and today they regularly command prices at auction well in excess of $100,000 USD. The strategy behind the Twister Mustang was a simple one – Ford wanted to sell…

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1982 Ford Mustang GT Enduro Prototype Coupe

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In 1982 Ford built three Mustang GT Enduro Prototype Coupes to promote the IMSA racing Mustangs that were competing in major North American endurance events. The three GT Enduros were built to significantly out-perform the factory original Mustangs of the era, and its likely that they would have done relatively well on the race track…

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Ford Bronco by Keith Ogren

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Keith Ogren is a painter, digital media artist, furniture designer and builder from Olympia, Washington. He began his art career at the age of five compulsively drawing buses, which is something many of us can probably relate to, and he now works out of The Bunker in San Luis Obispo. This Ford Bronco is one of…

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1967 Shelby Mustang GT500

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The Shelby Mustang GT500 is considered by many to be one of the peaks of early muscle car development – from the golden age of the American V8. It was developed as the even-more-insane version of the already fast GT350 – using Ford’s 428 cubic inch (7.0 litre) Cobra Jet V8 in place of the…

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1968 De Tomaso Mangusta

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Alejandro de Tomaso was a popular Argentinian racing driver who moved to Italy as a young man, allegedly to escape prosecution in his home country for his part in a political conspiracy that, if successful, would have fundamentally changed the modern face of the country. In the 1950s, shortly after his arrival in Italy, de…

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1965 Shelby GT350 R

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The Shelby GT350 R is the slightly more blood-thirsty version of the already fast Shelby GT350, all of the cars started life as stock Mustangs before being sent off to Carroll Shelby’s workshop for some performance oriented modifications. The first order of business when building a GT350 was an axle replacement, the stock unit was…

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