1955 Jaguar XK 140 Maurice Gomm Special

Jaguar XK 140 Maurice Gomm Special

The Jaguar XK 140 Maurice Gomm Special isn’t a car that you would think is in anyway related to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, the World Rally Championship winning Ford Escorts, the Le Mans winning GT40s, or 1960s-era Formula One and Can-Am cars. But it is. Maurice “Mo” Gomm Maurice “Mo” Gomm was one of the most respected…

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Never Seen One Before: 1966 Sovam 1100VS

Sovam 1100 VS Car Front

Sovam – SOciété des Véhicules André Morin Sovam, short for SOciété des Véhicules André Morin, is a French company best known for making airport utility vehicles and delivery trucks – but in the 1960s they delved headlong into the world of sports car manufacturing. Not unlike fellow French boutique cars makers Alpine, Sovam set about designing…

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The Nissan Fairlady 240ZG – A Superlative JDM Unicorn

Nissan Fairlady 240Z Headlight

The Nissan Fairlady 240ZG The Nissan Fairlady 240ZG was was released in Japan in October 1971 for one reason and one reason alone – to homologate the 240Z for Group 4 racing. A series of changes were made to the 240ZG with the race track in mind, including an extended fiberglass “aero-dyna” nose for improved top…

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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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