Rare Original Honda CB750 Phil Read Replica

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The Colin Seeley-built Honda CB750 Phil Read Factory Replica is a very rare motorcycle, approximately 150 were made and they have the distinction of being the first fully faired race replica available to buy off the showroom floor from a Japanese marque. Colin Seeley The motorcycle frames developed by Colin Seeley in the 1960s and…

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1926 Chandler Six Racing Car

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In 1926 Ralph Mulford, one of the greatest of the early American racing drivers, drove a Chandler Six to an overall win in the annual Pikes Peak Hill Climb. Sometimes referred to as “The Race to the Clouds”, the Pikes Peak Hill Climb is a 12.42 mile track that winds up the side of Pikes Peak, with over 156 turns climbing 4,720 ft to a total elevation of 14,110 ft.

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All-Original 1970 Plymouth Superbird

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The History of the Plymouth Superbird The Plymouth Superbird was built for high-speed NASCAR competition, it was based on the Plymouth Road Runner but featured a now legendary swept nose and high rear wing – both of which were wind tunnel tested and designed with the aid of computers. The idea of integrating aerodynamics into race…

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1968 Lamborghini Espada

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The Espada was developed as an ideal Italian grand touring car with 4 seats and performance to match or exceed most of the sports cars of the time. The unusual body of the Espada was penned by the great Marcello Gandini, the same man who designed the Lamborghini Countach and later the Lamborghini Diablo.

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2007 Shelby Mustang GT Concept Car #1

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Meet Carroll Shelby Carroll Shelby started out as a chicken farmer before getting the racing bug, and despite a serious heart condition he managed career racing against the best drivers in the world – and frequently beating them. After being forced by his doctors to hang up his driving gloves in 1959 (after winning at…

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1988 BMW E30 M3 EVO 2

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The Original M3 – The BMW E30 M3 The BMW E30 M3 is widely considered one of the best drivers’ cars ever made, if not the best outright. It’s the car that BMW uses as a driving dynamics reference for many of its modern vehicles, and it’s still regarded as the most successful racing car of…

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1967 De Tomaso Vallelunga

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Only 54 examples of the De Tomaso Vallelunga were ever made, they were the first of the road cars built by De Tomaso but not the first cars – the Italian company had previously built cars for Formula Junior, Formula 3, Formula 2, and Formula 1. Alessandro De Tomaso Alejandro De Tomaso was no shrinking…

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1900 Gasmobile Runabout

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The Gasmobile Runabout was one of the fastest road cars in America in 1900, it might not look like a sports car now but it trounced all comers in the leading auto races of the day – with its mighty 3 hp engine and top speed of 25+ mph. The Gasmobile Runabout was built by the…

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Semi-Works Racer: 1983 Laverda TT1 RGS Corsa

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It’s thought that just 4 examples of the Laverda TT1 RGS Corsa semi-works racer were ever built, they were shipped to factory-approved racing teams in Italy, Belgium, Australia, and Japan where they were raced against the best in the world. The 1980s were a difficult and tumultuous time for Laverda, but few would disagree that…

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Hesketh V1000

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The name Hesketh will probably always be most closely associated with the flamboyant world of 1970s Formula One racing, and for giving James Hunt his Formula One debut in 1973. The team were notoriously fond of champagne and would drink cases of the stuff regardless of their actual finishing positions, typically in the nearest 5…

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1989 Honda VFR750R Type RC30

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The Honda VFR750R Type RC30, often just referred to as the RC30, is a unicorn motorcycle on par with the likes of Paul Smart’s Ducati 750 Imola Desmo, the Vincent Black Shadow, the Norton Manx, and the Brough Superior SS100. Now before the angry emails start rolling in from the vintage motorcycle fraternity, let me…

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Briggs & Stratton Motor Wheel Bicycle

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The Briggs & Stratton Motor Wheel was the first motorized vehicle ever owned by many tens of thousands of Americans, many were attached to bicycles and some were fitted to the rear of the Briggs & Stratton Flyer Cyclecar – remembered now as the cheapest car in history. A Brief History of the Briggs &…

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