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Awesome Car Pic: Maserati Bora

Awesome Car Pic: Maserati Bora
There are few Maseratis that excite me as much as the classic Maserati Bora. Designed by one of my personal favorite automotive designers, Giorgetto Giugiaro of Italdesign, the Merak was made from 1971 to 1978. The mid-engined sports car was powered by a 4.7- or 4.9-liter V8, and could muster a top speed of 171mph, which was quite impressive for its time.
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Rare 1958 Facel Vega FVS Typhoon on eBay

Rare 1958 Facel Vega FVS Typhoon on eBay
The 1958 Facel Vega FVS is a rare car to begin with – and this edition, with the 360 hp 6.3 liter Chrysler V8 “Typhoon” engine under the hood is even harder to find. This particular vehicle has gone through a seven-year restoration process and is finished in a unique “pomegranate” purple blue.
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From the Vaults: Bradley GT

From the Vaults: Bradley GT
If you lived through the 1970s, you might recognize this unusual car, which was sold by Bradley Automotive. The Bradley GT was actually a kit car which could transform a Volkswagen Beetle chassis into a much cooler looking sports car.
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Rare Street-Legal BMW M1 AHG Hits eBay

Rare Street-Legal BMW M1 AHG Hits eBay
The BMW M1 is arguably one of the greatest sports cars ever designed – and certainly is near the very top of my BMW list. From 1979 to 1980 BMW ran the iconic Giugiaro-designed M1 in the Procar Championship series.
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Volkswagen Announces $21,000 Beetle Classic

Volkswagen Announces $21,000 Beetle Classic
Volkswagen has announced a new limited-edition member of the Beetle family, the Beetle Classic. Designed as an homage to the classic Beetles of the 1960s, the newest Beetle is also VW’s least expensive version of the Bug.
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The Significance of Audi’s Ur-Quattro

The Significance of Audi’s Ur-Quattro
These days, Audi’s Quattro brand is regarded as one of the best all-wheel drive systems on the market. The first Audi Quattros (aka the “Ur-Quattro”) -made in the early 1980s – had a significant impact on how not only sports cars are made, but on almost every vehicle in today’s Audi lineup.
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Jay Leno Drives The Saint’s 1967 Volvo P1800

Jay Leno Drives The Saint’s 1967 Volvo P1800
The quintessentially cool 1960s mystery spy series, The Saint, was known for its style and its cooler-than-you star, Roger Moore. One of the cars that was featured in the show was the sleek Volvo P1800 grand tourer.
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Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5 Scale Replica Auction

Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5 Scale Replica Auction
The Aston Martin DB5 is one of the most iconic cars ever made, in large part due to its appearance in the James Bond movies. Now, you can own a DB5 identical to the one that Sean Connery drove 50 years ago in Goldfinger – with one major exception – it’s just 1/3rd of the size of the actual car.
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Johnny Cash’s 1970 Rolls-Royce Goes Up for Auction

Johnny Cash’s 1970 Rolls-Royce Goes Up for Auction
Johnny Cash is a legend in the world of music and here’s your chance to own a piece of the country music icon often called “The Man in Black.” This 1970 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow was given to Cash by ABC television following the success of his show on that network, The Johnny Cash Show.
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Porsche Museum: Project Top Secret!

Porsche Museum: Project Top Secret!
I recently posted a video from CAR Magazine, who got to sneak inside of the elusive Porsche prototype warehouse to get a look at some truly exotic and one-of-a-kind vehicles. Now, the nearby Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, Germany will be showing off some of its top secret projects and prototypes in a new exhibit.
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Elvis’ 1967 Cadillac Coupe de Ville Heads to Auction

Elvis’ 1967 Cadillac Coupe de Ville Heads to Auction
We can’t wait to see Elvis Presley’s restored 1957 BMW 507 Roadster when work on it is complete. But if you want to own an iconic symbol of 1960s American automobiles and a piece of Elvis Presley history, look no further than this 1967 Cadillac Coupe de Ville, headed to auction at Barrett-Jackson at its September 25-27 auction in Las Vegas.
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Awesome Le Mans Gulf Porsche 917K Prints

Awesome Le Mans Gulf Porsche 917K Prints
There are few cars more iconic than the 1969 Le Mans Porsche 917K racer – especially wrapped up in the powder blue, white and orange Gulf livery. While most of us will never have one of these very special cars in our collections, you’ve still got a chance to own one – to hang on your wall, at least.
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Rare Fiberglass 1956 Volvo Sport P1900 for Sale

Rare Fiberglass 1956 Volvo Sport P1900 for Sale
This classic 1956 Volvo Sport is a rare find indeed, with just 68 of the fiberglass convertibles built (and just 44 in 1956), this example is chassis #19. At the time the car was built, Volvo was looking a it as a competitor for the Chevrolet Corvette of the era, which Volvo’s president and founder, Assar Gabrielsson, had encountered on his travels to the United States.
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1964 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Convertible on eBay

1964 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Convertible on eBay
The Volkswagen Karmann Ghia is one of the most iconic 2+2 convertibles of the 1960s and it was one of the sporty convertibles of the era that was within reach of the everyday American family. This beautifully restored example of the classic open-top cruiser is now available for purchase on eBay.
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Classic 1930s Atalanta Sports Tourer Revived

Classic 1930s Atalanta Sports Tourer Revived
The history of the British sports two-seater, the Atalanta, dates back to the 1937 to 1939, when this sporty open-top coupe was manufactured. Just 20 of these classic cars were ever built until World War II caused production to be ceased entirely.
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