1972 Volvo P1800E

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There aren’t many who’ll disagree with me when I say that the Volvo P1800 is one of the most beautiful cars of all time. Its 1950s jet-age styling and fascinating history have made it a favourite with enthusiasts for decades, and surprisingly they’re still in almost-affordable territory. The P1800 project began in the late 1950s,…

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Dutch Police 1989 Porsche 911 Targa

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The Rijkspolitie was the Netherlands’ state police from 1945 until 1996, unusually they favoured Porsches for their patrol and response vehicles, although they did order a smattering of Alfa Romeo Spyders and Citroën H vans. Initially, the Rijkspolitie used Porsche 356 convertibles but once the 911 Targa was introduced they began placing their orders for…

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JvB-moto Yamaha MT-07

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The Yamaha MT-07 (known as the FZ-07 in North America) was released in 2015 along with its larger engined sibling the MT-09. The MT-07 has a lightweight parallel twin with a swept capacity of 689cc, 74 hp at 9000 rpm, a lightweight tubular backbone semi-trellis frame, a monoshock rear, and traditional telescopic forks up front. The…

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1959 BMC 5-Ton Race Transporter

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In 1959 the British Motor Corporation built 20 5-ton PSV chassis to operate as mobile service schools for the BMC mechanics of Britain. The Mini was newly released and its transverse engined, front wheel drive layout was unusual at the time – requiring special training for the nation’s grease monkeys. The busses design was the…

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Vintage Grand Prix Pinball Machine

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This vintage Grand Prix pinball machine is being offered as part of the Beaulieu Sale by Bonhams on the 3rd of September, it’s estimated value is between £500 and £800, and the listing indicates that whilst it’s mostly working, it will need some recommissioning by a specialist. Buy Here

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Premier Trophy Helmet

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The Trophy Helmet model range by Premier offers classically styled shells with entirely modern, and ECE 22.05 certified protection. Many of us ride motorcycles that are either vintage, or designed with the lines and visual simplicity of vintage motorcycles – so having a helmet that matches the style of the bike but offers modern noggin…

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Mini Cooper Cafe Racer

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The Mini was originally developed in the shadow of the 1956 Suez Crisis to meet demand for an economical car that could seat 5 and still have room for luggage. As the story goes, Leonard Lord (the head of BMC) utterly despised German bubble cars, and the fact that they were seeing a popularity surge…

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Cezeta 506 Electric Scooter

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The Cezeta 506 is an all-new electric scooter built using the timeless, and much loved, steel monocoque body from the 501 and 502 variants that were built in the ’50s and ’60s. The Cezeta scooter was one of the most famous exports from Czechoslovakia during its production run, the iconic styling set it well apart…

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OMP Carrera Driving Low Boots

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The OMP Carrera Low Boots are driving shoes for those who need full Nomex-lined, FIA homologated (FIA 8856-2000) boots suitable for both modern and vintage motorsport applications. The classic design of the boots also makes them perfectly suited to those who want a driving shoe for their weekend blast up Mulholland Drive or down a…

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Nexx XG100 Devon Helmet

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The Nexx XG100 Devon Helmet is a new release for 2016 from the Portuguese company that adds to their hugely popular XG100 product line. The retro shell design of the XG100 combined with modern safety compliance has made it a winner with those who want a classic helmet that’s ECE 22-05 (Europe), DOT (USA), and…

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DMD Racer Helmet

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DMD Helmets is an Italian company that makes retro-styled motorcycle helmets to modern safety standards. This is their Racer Helmet – it has ECE 22.05 and DOT approval, a removable liner, a shell made from carbon Kevlar, and a padded chin strap with double D-ring closure. The colour scheme on this helmet is painted on…

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