1954 Buick Wildcat II

The Buick Wildcat II was a pretty revolutionary design for Buick, it featured a 220hp V8 and a full fibreglass body, sadly it never saw a production run but I can imagine it giving the 1950’s Corvettes a run for their money.

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Volvo P1800

The Volvo P1800 is one of those classic cars that very nearly never existed, Volvo had contracted Karmann to build the beautiful coupé however before full production began Karmann received an ultimatum from VW clearly stating that if they built the P1800 for Volvo, VW would cancel all contracts with them.

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1964 Jaguar E Type

The Jaguar E-Type is a classic car amongst classic cars, originally released in 1961 the car quite literally blew away everyone who saw it. Perhaps the most enduring accolade came from Enzo Ferrari who famously called it “The most beautiful car ever made”.

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1903 Spyker

In 1903 brothers and coachbuilders Jacobus and Hendrik-Jan Spijker unveiled the 60HP Spyker, this remarkable car featured a number of world firsts including the first 4-wheel drive system, the first 6 cylinder engine and the…

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eBay Find: Rare ’59 Bocar XP-5

In 1959 a man named Bob Carnes (Bo-Car) started building utterly insane American racing cars, called the Bocar XP-5 they were built between 1959 and 1961. Bob used modified Corvette 283 engines with the motor in this car producing a staggering 450hp.

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The Forgotten 1962 Ford Mustang

If the Ford Mustang I Prototype had seen the green light for production things would have turned out very differently. In October ’62, when the first Mustang I debuted at the United States Grand Prix in Watkins Glen, New York, the Formula One driver Dan Gurney lapped the circuit using the prototype. His lap times were only slightly off the pace of the Formula 1 race cars.

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The Porthos 8 Litre

Between 1905 and 1914 a car company called Porthos was created in France, it saw great success and then just as quickly great failure. Porthos was the French Rolls Royce of their day, based in Boulogne-Billancourt…

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