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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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Awesome Car Pic: Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato

Awesome Car Pic: Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato
The 1960s was truly a decade in which automobile design teams were creating some timeless vehicles. And the 1961 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato is one example of the stunning cars being designed and built by the British automaker during that period.
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Classic Car: Ferrari 575M Maranello

Classic Car: Ferrari 575M Maranello
The Ferrari 575M was made from 2002 to 2006, and was an evolutionary step forward from the 550. A front-engined, rear-wheel drive Ferrari gran tourer, sporting a 515 horsepower V12, and a top speed of 200mph, the 575M was a pure old-school Ferrari, with plenty of oomph.
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Drving a Lancia Stratos HF

Drving a Lancia Stratos HF
While there have been numerous kit cars which mimic the classic Lancia Stratos, there’s nothing quite like an original. In this clip from the object of my envy Marchettino, he managed to score a ride in a beautiful candy apple red Stratos HF.
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Custom-Built 1960 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato

Custom-Built 1960 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato
As one of the rarest Aston Martins of all time, only 19 DB4GT Zagatos were built. In the case of this impressive looking vehicle I spotted on eBay, almost everything you see here had to be hand built, as all they had to work with was the frame and a title to an original 1960 DB4GT.
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Volvo Celebrates the PV444’s 70th Birthday

Volvo Celebrates the PV444’s 70th Birthday
In 2014, Volvo not only celebrates 40 years of the Volvo 240 sedan but also 70 years since they first introduced the PV444. The car was first introduced on September 1, 1944 and symbolized the new Volvo following the end of World War II.
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Ian Callum’s Jaguar Mark 2

Ian Callum’s Jaguar Mark 2
Ian Callum is the man behind such beautiful cars as the Jaguar XK, F-Type and the Aston Martin DB-9. And with a great eye for British automotive design, Callum has been working with Classic Motor Cars Limited to create an dramatically re-engineered version of the Jaguar Mark 2.
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Toyota Japan Celebrates the History of the Land Cruiser

Toyota Japan Celebrates the History of the Land Cruiser
With the limited re-release of the Toyota Land Cruiser 70 series to the Japanese market, the country certainly has shown its love for the venerable off-road vehicle. To celebrate the history of the Land Cruiser, Toyota put together this terrific video showing what some consider the true purpose of the rugged vehicle: taking man to places that otherwise may not be explored and appreciated, being involved in people’s lives, and working throughout the world.
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Two Classic Lamborghini Legends Meet

Two Classic Lamborghini Legends Meet
The guys from CAR Magazine managed to go hands on with two of the greatest Lamborghinis that ever lived, the classic Miura and the Countach. The Miura, first shown off in 1966, is known by most as the world’s first supercar.
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An Angry Saab Sonett III Sounds off

An Angry Saab Sonett III Sounds off
If you think that 4-cylinder engines are for wussies, then you’ve clearly never heard this old Saab Sonett III, which has a tricked out V4 Ford engine (not an inline 4). Not only is the Sonett III arguably the sportiest looking Saab ever made, but with a properly tuned engine, it could sound like it does in this video clip.
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Inside Porsche’s Secret Prototype Warehouse

Inside Porsche’s Secret Prototype Warehouse
UK automotive magazine CAR recently took a journey to the incredible Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, Germany. But after taking the tour of the public collection, they managed to score time visiting a much more interesting place – a behind-the-scenes storage area a few blocks away from the museum where Porsche keeps many of its more unusual and obscure vehicles.
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Rare 1968 Lamborghini Miura P400 up for Auction

Rare 1968 Lamborghini Miura P400 up for Auction
Designed by Marcello Gandini for Bertone, the Lamborghini Miura is arguably one of the most beautiful cars ever designed. It’s certainly near the top of the Lamborghini heap as far as I’m concerned. The earliest variant of the Miura was known as the P400, of which just 275 cars were built between 1966 and 1969.
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A Collection of Classic American Automobiles

A Collection of Classic American Automobiles
The guys at Pop Chart Labs put together this great poster that’s perfect for the automotive enthusiast. The 24″ x 36″ poster catalogs 108 classic (and a few not so classic) American cars dating from 1895 to 2015.
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