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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. This classic Mustang Boss 429 is decked out in iconic Grabber Blue paint, and has been perfectly restored as if it just rolled out of the dealership back in late 1969.
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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. The car is an original GT500 in raven black and is one of only 1,020 built that year.
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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 
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Nissan’s RB26 Skyline Motor Back in Production

Nissan’s RB26 Skyline Motor Back in Production
If you are all about that JDM life, one of the most famous engines that Nissan has ever made is back in production. Now Autoblog is reporting that you can buy a brand new engine block to build up your own dream RB26DETT inline-6 that powered three different generations of the Skyline.
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Watch Craftsmen Remake a Classic Porsche Body Panel

Watch Craftsmen Remake a Classic Porsche Body Panel
It can take a tremendous amount of time and money to restore a classic car. In most cases, car owners have to dig through junkyards and auctions to find the parts they need. But in the case of Porsche, their accessories group has been known to actually recreate parts for classic cars – in this case, using lighter weight materials.
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Concepts from Future Past: Ford Mustang RSX

Concepts from Future Past: Ford Mustang  RSX
Back in 1979, the Ford Mustang was in its third production generation, being built on the popular Fox platform, which was shared with many other less sporty vehicles, and gave the car its first ever sharp-edged design.
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Pristine 1993 Cobra R Mustang Fetches $132,000 at Auction

Pristine 1993 Cobra R Mustang Fetches $132,000 at Auction
I have a very soft spot in my heart for the Fox Body Mustang that ended its production run in 1993. The most awesome of those Fox body cars was the 1993 Cobra R, and like many Mustang enthusiasts, I have always wanted one.
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That Time Ford Built a Mid-engined Mustang: The 1967 Mach 2

That Time Ford Built a Mid-engined Mustang: The 1967 Mach 2
Despite the original Mustang being a major hit from its launch in mid-1964, that didn’t stop Ford from thinking about future variants of the car. Designed by Gene Bordinat and built by the Ford Special Vehicles Group and Kar Kraft, the Mach 2 Concept was their attempt at a mid-engine version of the Mustang.
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Concepts from Future Past: 1967 Lamborghini Marzal

Concepts from Future Past: 1967 Lamborghini Marzal
Designed by Bertone’s Marcello Gandini, the Lamborghini Marzal offered a dramatic and futuristic look, with gull-wing doors, and its naturally-illuminated cabin. Its chassis started out as a Lamborghini Miura, but with an extended wheelbase so it could seat four. The car was renowned for its dramatic lines, its largely glass doors, and dramatic rear louvers.
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1966 Shelby GT350H Barn Find is One Sweet Pony

1966 Shelby GT350H Barn Find is One Sweet Pony
Ford Mustangs of the late ’60s are becoming increasingly rare as the years pass, and more are lost to the rust pile and accidents. Finding examples hidden away in barns is a big deal, and people get excited.
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