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Ride Along in a 1973 Dodge Challenger

Ride Along in a 1973 Dodge Challenger
While the latest models of the Dodge Challenger and Charger are impressive, there’s still something so perfect about their classic 1970s incarnations. Take, for example, this beautifully-restored 1973 Challenger R/T, featured by Hagerty Classic Cars. It looks just spectacular in red and black, and there’s nothing quite like that baritone muscle car exhaust note to remind you that you’re alive.
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Carspotting Japan: Classic Fiat Nuova 500

Carspotting Japan: Classic Fiat Nuova 500
Fiat is discontinuing sales of the smaller 500 in the United States. So instead of throwing a fit over the demise of the little Fiat 500 and its feisty Abarth doppelgänger, let’s take a look at the vehicle that first sported the triple digit badge: The aptly named, “Fiat Nuova 500.” It’s not often that you come across classic Italian cars in rural Japan.
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Concepts from Future Past: 1954 DeSoto Adventurer II

Concepts from Future Past: 1954 DeSoto Adventurer II
Having operated from 1928 to 1961, Chrysler’s DeSoto nameplate is but a distant memory, though the company did manage to turn out quite a few cars during its lifetime. One of the more impressive designs to emerge from DeSoto was the Adventurer II, a concept car shown in 1954.
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Concepts from Future Past: Porsche Tapiro

Concepts from Future Past: Porsche Tapiro
Traveling to auto shows, we get to see a whole lot of cool and unusual concept cars. They may serve as inspiration for production vehicles, but the majority of them never go into production themselves. Once such concept was the Porsche Tapiro.
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The ICON Derelict Hudson Is an Art Deco Beauty

The ICON Derelict Hudson Is an Art Deco Beauty
The Hudson Motor Car Company was a Detroit-based car company that built sedans and coupes from 1909 until 1954, until they eventually merged with Nash, to become part of AMC. Now Jonathan Ward and the restomod experts at ICON have transformed a classic 1949 Hudson Super Six Coupe by giving it modern internals, and refining it’s striking art deco looks.
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Concepts from Future Past: 1967 Bertone Pirana

Concepts from Future Past: 1967 Bertone Pirana
Designed back in 1967 for the London Motor Show, the Bertone Pirana (also known as the Jaguar Pirana) was gorgeous 2+2 coupe that started out as a Jaguar E-Type. The car was designed to show that Bertone could match the offerings of Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Ferrari and Maserati.
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A Tribute to Pop-up Headlights: Volumes 1 & 2

A Tribute to Pop-up Headlights: Volumes 1 & 2
Serious car enthusiasts will tell you, there’s nothing quite like a pop-up headlight. These design relics not only gave cars more of a “face,” they offered a great way to improve aerodynamics while driving during the daytime, while still offering illumination at night.
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Concepts from Future Past: 1969 Fiat Abarth 2000 Scorpione

Concepts from Future Past: 1969 Fiat Abarth 2000 Scorpione
Designed by the inimitable Pininfarina, this gorgeous concept car embraced the best of Italian sportscar design, while sporting the almost always daft underpinnings of Fiat’s Abarth division. The one-off prototype was based on the chassis of a Fiat Abarth 2000 Sport Spider, but clearly had a dramatically more impressive body design than its sibling.
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Take a Tour of the Porsche White Collection

Take a Tour of the Porsche White Collection
Porsche fans, get ready to check out one of the most droolworthy collections of cars on the planet. At any given time, the secretive White Collection houses somewhere around 65 different Porsches, ranging from classics from the 1950s, all the way up to modern-day supercars from the German sports car maker.
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Concepts from Future Past: Alfa Romeo Carabo

Concepts from Future Past: Alfa Romeo Carabo
Auto designers certainly fell in love with wedge-shaped cars in the late 1960s. With many of the best known examples of the wedge design coming out of Europe, it’s no surprise that at least one bears the Alfa Romeo nameplate.
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Rare and Beautiful Grabber Blue 1970 Mustang Boss 429 for Sale

Rare and Beautiful Grabber Blue 1970 Mustang Boss 429 for Sale
I have a real love for Ford Mustangs of the late 1960s and early 1970s, and if money were no object, I’d love to have a Boss 429 in my garage. This beautiful beast from RK Motors Charlotte should do the trick just fine.
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£6M Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato to Debut at Le Mans

£6M Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato to Debut at Le Mans
Aston Martin has announced that its most expensive car ever, the DB4 GT Zagato Continuation will be on display at the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans race. Only 19 of the cars will be made, and the one on display is number 1 of that series.
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“Ford v Ferrari” Is the True Story of the 1966 Le Mans

“Ford v Ferrari” Is the True Story of the 1966 Le Mans
If you look back over the course of racing history, one of the most important and memorable times was the epic face-off between Ford and Ferrari during the late 1960s at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
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Barn Find ’68 Shelby GT500 Heads to Auction As-Is

Barn Find ’68 Shelby GT500 Heads to Auction As-Is
Of all the classic Mustangs, the most coveted tend to be the 1967-1970 fastback models. Of those, even more desirable are the Shelby version. Recently, a classic 1968 Shelby GT500 was found in a barn, after sitting there for years.
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Concepts from Future Past: Autobianchi Runabout

Concepts from Future Past: Autobianchi Runabout
Revealed at the 1969 Turin Motor Show, Bertone showed off this wild ride which looks a bit like what might have happened if Speed Racer’s Mach 5 mated with a powerboat. The car was designed by Marcello Gandini, and was powered by mid- mounted 1.1L Fiat 128 engine and matching 4-speed gearbox.
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