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Silverstone Pays Tribute to Bullitt

Silverstone Pays Tribute to Bullitt
One of the all-time classic chase sequences in movies has to be the scene in Bullitt which Detective Frank Bullitt guns it around San Francisco in his Mustang GT to chase down a couple of mob guys driving a Dodge Charger GT.
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Dream Cars Exhibit at High Museum of Art Atlanta

Dream Cars Exhibit at High Museum of Art Atlanta
If you’re headed to the great city of Atlanta this summer, you should make time to stop by a new exhibit coming to the High Museum of Art. The Dream Cars exhibit, which opens on May 21, 2014 and runs through September 7, showcases some of the most innovative and beautiful car designs created from 1932 to today.
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eBay Find: 1966 Land Rover Series IIA

eBay Find: 1966 Land Rover Series IIA
Regarded among fanatics as the most rugged Land Rover ever made, this classic Series IIA recently popped up on our eBay radar screens. This sturdy off-roader can handle pretty much anything you throw at it, and is the perfect vehicle for impromptu safaris.
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Five Cool Cars You Can Buy at the Volo Auto Museum

Five Cool Cars You Can Buy at the Volo Auto Museum
We recently had a chance to swing by the Volo Auto Museum, up in Volo, Illinois. Located just about an hour Northwest of Chicago, this hidden gem is a great place to check out if you’re into classic cars.
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eBay Find: 1972 BMW 3.0 CSi

eBay Find: 1972 BMW 3.0 CSi
While today’s BMWs are exceptional vehicles in their own right, we have to admit that our favorite BMW styling comes from the early 1970s, when the cars sported their original vertical “kidney” grille and just looked more like sports cars to us.
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A Look Inside the Rare Jaguar XJ13

A Look Inside the Rare Jaguar XJ13
The Jaguar XJ13 is a one-of-a-kind race car that was designed back in the mid 1960s. The car was intended to race in Le Mans, but never saw the track due to changes in race regulations.
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From the Vaults: The 1964 Meyers Manx

From the Vaults: The 1964 Meyers Manx
In 1964, Bruce Meyers created the world’s first fiberglass dune buggy: the Meyers Manx. Meyers was an engineer and fiberglass boat builder living in Southern California and he built the first model, “Old Red,” in his garage in Newport Beach.
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Jay Leno’s Massive 27-Liter V12 Bentley

Jay Leno’s Massive 27-Liter V12 Bentley
Jay Leno continues to show off his seemingly inexhaustible collection of amazing vehicles, this time taking us for a spin in a custom-built Bentley, which has been upgraded with an engine originally designed for use in WWII airplanes.
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1938 Buick Y-Job Tribute Car for Sale

1938 Buick Y-Job Tribute Car for Sale
The 1938 Buick Y-Job is known as the U.S. automobile industry’s first ever concept car. It was created by General Motors Chief of Design Harley J. Earl to test out future ideas for styling, and he actually drove the car for about 10 years himself.
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Beautiful 1968 VW Type 34 Karmann Ghia for Sale

Beautiful 1968 VW Type 34 Karmann Ghia for Sale
The guys over at Bring a Trailer spotted this seemingly impeccable classic Karmann Ghia for sale on eBay. This beautifully maintained, show-ready car is exceptionally rare in the U.S., because the Type 34 Karmann Ghia Coupe was never officially exported here, and a small number were brought over by individuals.
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From Here to There: Corvairs Drive to Panama

From Here to There: Corvairs Drive to Panama
In order to prove the durability and performance of the classic Chevrolet Corvair, a group sponsored by a Chicago Chevy dealer was determined to drive the (mostly) completed “Inter-American Highway” to Panama. The caravan consisted of three Chevrolet Corvairs along with two supply trucks.
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Own a Jaguar Driven by Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour

Own a Jaguar Driven by Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour
This old 1963 Jaguar Mark II is fit for a complete restoration, but it does have an interesting history to go with it. Apparently, the car was prepared for a 1992 racing competition in which Pink Floyd guitarist and co-lead vocalist David Gilmour and his manager Steve O’Rourke participated.
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Jay Leno Shows off His Steam-Powered Doble E-20

Jay Leno Shows off His Steam-Powered Doble E-20
As we already know, Jay Leno has a massive collection of classic and modern cars in his massive garage. One of the more interesting vehicles we’ve seen him take for a spin so far is his 1925 Doble E-20, an impressive vintage vehicle that operates on steam power.
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From the Vaults: 1967 Pontiac Firebird TV Spot

From the Vaults: 1967 Pontiac Firebird TV Spot
Back in the late 1960s and into the 1970s, the Pontiac Firebird was a highly desirable muscle car. Pontiac saw their biggest (non GM) competition in the form of the Mercury Cougar, Ford Mustang, and Plymouth Barracuda.
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Havana Motor Club

Havana Motor Club
Filmmaker Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt and his team are currently working on Havana Motor Club, a documentary about the drag-racing community in Cuba. The film follows the quest for a group of Cuban men who are on a quest to hold the first legal drag race in the country since the Revolution in 1959.
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