A 430 HP Corvette-Engined Range Rover Classic

Range Rover

Dropping a 6.2 liter Corvette LS3 V8 into a Range Rover Classic may seem like sacrilege to some, but it actually makes a lot of sense. The original Rover Rover was powered by a Rover V8, which itself was based on a 215 cubic inch alloy Buick V8. Buick and Chevrolet are both General Motors…

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1 of 36 Ever Made: 1958 Facel Vega FV4 Typhoon

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The Facel Vega FV4 Typhoon was introduced in 1958, it was fitted with the most powerful engine ever offered by the French automaker up until that time – a 325 hp “Dual Quad” 354 cubic inch Hemi V8 supplied by Chrysler. Facel The Automaker The name Facel is an abbreviation of Forges et Ateliers de Constructions…

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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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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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The Rare Toyota 2000GT

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The Toyota 2000GT The Toyota 2000GT was actually built by Yamaha, and it was originally intended to have Nissan badges. It’s a Japanese sports car not widely known outside the classic car world, but its fame has been increasing in recent years in lock-step with its value, now making the Toyota 2000GT the most expensive and…

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Van Dam Catnip

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Van Dam Boats Van Dam was founded in 1977 with a singular purpose – to build the best wooden power and sail boats in the world. The company is based in Boyne City, Michigan where two generations of the same family build classically-styled launches with craftsmanship at a level we more commonly associate with Lake…

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Paul McCartney’s Aston Martin DB5

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Although he’s obviously best known for his music, Paul McCartney is also an inveterate car guy, with a list of formerly-owned classics as long as your arm. One of his first “big” automotive purchases was the car you see here, a brand new Aston Martin DB5 in 1964 – possibly influenced by the fact that the…

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The Rambo Lambo: 1990 Lamborghini LM002

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The Lamborghini LM 002 was the first production 4×4 built by the Italian supercar (and tractor) builder, it was based on their 1977 Cheetah 4×4 prototype which had been intended for military use – with a rear mounted Chrysler V8. It’s not known how well-formed the plan was for a Lamborghini-badged military vehicle, although it’s clear that enough progress was made that the Cheetah was demonstrated for the US military.

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1936 Horch 853 Spezialroadster

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The name Horch might not be familiar to many, but the name Audi certainly is. As it happens both automakers were founded by the same man – August Horch. Meet August Horch August attended the Mittweida Technical College and studied engineering in the late 1800s, after graduation he found his way to working for a man…

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The Five Brough Superiors of the Villa Erba Sale

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Brough Superior (pronounced “bruff superior”) was famously dubbed the “Rolls-Royce of Motorcycles” – a moniker that was unofficially endorsed by the British carmaker after a senior executive visited the factory and came away deeply impressed. The two major model iterations built by Brough Superior were the SS80 and the SS100, the “SS” standing for “Super Sport”…

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Escape One Tiny House

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The Escape One is built by a company with over 25 years of experience designing high-end tiny houses known for their unique styling and light, airy interiors. Escape is based out of Rice Lake in Wisconsin, they have their own RVIA Certified plant, and all of their units are designed for extreme climates – including heavy snow,…

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