The First Mid-Engined BMW Supercar – The BMW M1

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The BMW M1 was built almost entirely thanks to retired racing driver and head of BMW M-division Jochen Neerpasch, who wanted to challenge Porsche in Group 5 racing, but needed a new purpose-built car to do it. The BMW M1 The project to design and build the car was contracted to Lamborghini – as BMW…

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1955 Moretti 750 Gran Sport Barchetta

Moretti 750 Gran Sport Barchetta Overhead

The Moretti 750 Gran Sport Barchetta is an exceptionally rare sports car, just three were made with this body style, and it’s believed that this is the only one with a lightweight tubular steel chassis. Motorsport historians have pondered that the example you see here may very well be the same Moretti 750 that wore…

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Momo Heritage Prototipo Steering Wheel

Momo Heritage Prototipo Sports Steering Wheel

The Momo Heritage Prototipo is unquestionably one of the most highly-regarded and best-known steering wheels in the world, it was developed by the Italian company to be lightweight, and to have a thicker rim that’s favored by many racing drivers. Momo was founded in 1964 by race car driver Gianpiero Moretti almost by accident, he…

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The Ferrari Testarossa – 1980s Supercar Royalty

Ferrari Testarossa

The Ferrari Testarossa is a supercar that can almost single-handedly define the 1980s – an decade of excess, Synthwave, fluorescent colors, Back to the Future, fast cars, and big hair. Unlike many of the well-known supercars from the ’80s like the Lamborghini Countach, the Porsche 911 Turbo, the De Tomaso Pantera, and the BMW M1 which…

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The Automotive Art of Halmo

250 GTO Wall Model

Halmo is an Italian company based just 100 kilometers from the main Ferrari headquarters in Maranello, it was founded by architect and yacht designer Gianluca Tramonti to create unique and oftentimes one-off automotive art focused on the true icons of both the race track and the street. Unlike more common photographic prints or canvasses, Halmo…

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Charles Morgan’s Classics – The Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint

Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint

The Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint is a bit of a personal favorite, and this one is more special than most. It’s the Alfaholics GTA-R 270, and it was built by the marque experts at Alfaholics to show the world what happens when you set out to build the perfect example of the already beloved Alfa model….

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Original Works Racer: 1954 Arnolt-Bristol Bolide Roadster

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The Arnolt-Bristol is an unusual car that owes its existence jointly to the Brits, Italians, and Americans. The post-WWII era was a golden age for cross-Atlantic automotive collaborations and the mighty little Arnolt-Bristol is (arguably) one of the prettiest of these collaboration cars. Stanley H. “Wacky” Arnolt and the origins of the Arnolt-Bristol Stanley H. “Wacky” Arnolt was…

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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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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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