An Early High-Speed Police Pursuit Motorcycle – The Coventry-Eagle Flying-8

Coventry Eagle Flying 8 Motorcycle Fuel Tank 450x330 - An Early High-Speed Police Pursuit Motorcycle - The Coventry-Eagle Flying-8

The Coventry-Eagle Flying-8 was a high-performance motorcycle designed to compete directly with the offerings from Brough-Superior – a company that was building the fastest and most expensive production motorcycles in the world at the time. The similarity in looks between the Coventry-Eagle Flying-8 and the Brough-Superior SS80 and SS100 was no mistake, George Brough and…

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The Rare 1.2 Liter 1970 Clymer Münch Mammoth

Munch Mammoth

The Munch Mammoth, or more correctly the “Münch Mammoth”, was a superbike first released in the late 1960s with a 1.2 liter 4-cylinder car engine fitted to a custom frame and capable of up to 104 bhp depending on the model. The Mammoth was released at a time when one of the world’s leading sports…

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A Rare American Icon – The 500hp 1959 Kellison J-4R V8 Coupe

Kellison J 4R Car 3 450x330 - A Rare American Icon - The 500hp 1959 Kellison J-4R V8 Coupe

The Kellison J-4R was the brainchild of USAF pilot James Kellison, a man known for his exceptional intelligence, his deep love for cars, and his fascination with lightweight composites. In the 1950s the latest and greatest composite was fiberglass, a material that was a precursor to modern composites like carbon fiber, and that offered excellent…

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1 of 36 Ever Made: 1958 Facel Vega FV4 Typhoon

Facel Vega 13 450x330 - 1 of 36 Ever Made: 1958 Facel Vega FV4 Typhoon

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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