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Joy of Jag

Joy of Jag
Winston Dabbs owns a very special car – a 1955 Jaguar XK140 Drophead. Petrolicious sat down with Dabbs to hear about his love for all things mechanical, and the storied history of this gorgeous ride, which he found in terrible condition in a trailer park across from the Compton Airport.
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Be James Bond Minus 1 with This 1961 Aston DB4

Be James Bond Minus 1 with This 1961 Aston DB4
Fans of the James Bond series know that 007 has always had a fond place in his heart for Aston Martins. In fact, he drove the world’s most iconic Aston Martin – a DB5, in Goldfinger and Thunderball – complete with machine guns, an ejector seat, retractable wheel spikes and a flip-over license plate. 
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From the Vaults: Triumph TR4A Commercial

From the Vaults: Triumph TR4A Commercial
If you’re looking for a tiny roadster that puts you in touch with the road, there’s nothing quite like an old Triumph. We stumbled onto this classic car commercial from the late 1960s that shows off the good old Triumph TR4A.
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Building Japan’s Batmobile: 1958 Chrysler Imperial

Building Japan’s Batmobile: 1958 Chrysler Imperial
Ultra Seven was a very popular children’s show in Japan in the late 1960s. The premise of the series was that Earth is under attack from extraterrestrial threats and the Terrestrial Defense Force must combat the constant threat.
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Rare 1957 Goggomobil Dart for Sale on eBay

Rare 1957 Goggomobil Dart for Sale on eBay
The Goggomobil Dart is the tiny car you never heard of and we love it. Only 697 of these cars were made between 1957 and 1961 and now you can own one of your very own.
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1971 Plymouth Barracuda Hemicuda for Sale

1971 Plymouth Barracuda Hemicuda for Sale
Arguably the most value muscle car of all time, this Plymouth Barracuda Hemicuda is a thing of automotive beauty. And now, if you’ve got $2 million kicking around, you can own it. (Actually, the asking price is $1,999,900 USD.) 
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Concepts of Future Past: Phantom Corsair

Concepts of Future Past: Phantom Corsair
Yet another incredible car you could never buy, the 1938 Phantom Corsair was a true thing of beauty – especially in comparison to the other cars of its era, which largely were stoic rides that looked a bit like limousines.
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1937 Delahaye 135 Torpedo Roadster Auction

1937 Delahaye 135 Torpedo Roadster Auction
We’re always impressed by the incredible rare vehicles that turn up at the various Concours D’Elegance events around the world. The next major Concors is the Amelia Island event, which takes place from March 7 to 9, 2014.
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Jaguar XK120, Cobra and GT40 Replica Factory for Sale on eBay

Jaguar XK120, Cobra and GT40 Replica Factory for Sale on eBay
Have you ever wanted a classic car like a Cobra 427, a Ford GT40 or a Jaguar XK120? While you could spend hundreds of thousands on an original, a replica is a much better way to get into one without having to deplete your kids’ college fund.
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Regular Car Reviews: DeLorean DMC-12

Regular Car Reviews: DeLorean DMC-12
The consistently amusing Regular Car Reviews got their hands on the iconic stainless steel DeLorean DMC-12 – devoid of any attempt to convert it into one from Back to the Future by adding silly lights and switches that do nothing.
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Goggomobil Dart is a Tiny Car You Never Heard of

Goggomobil Dart is a Tiny Car You Never Heard of
We like to think we know a thing or two about cars, so it’s rare that we come across a vehicle that we’ve never, ever heard about – let alone have a chance to see that rarity in person. 
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Driving a Porsche 356A Speedster

Driving a Porsche 356A Speedster
The 1956 Porsche 356A T1 Speedster was one of the most stripped down and track-friendly cars of its day. Despite having just a 60hp engine, its light weight, and open cabin gives drivers a tremendous sense of speed and control.
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One-of-a-Kind 1964 Pontiac Banshee Prototype for Sale

One-of-a-Kind 1964 Pontiac Banshee Prototype for Sale
Originally shown off in 1964, the Pontiac XP-833 Banshee bore more than a passing resemblance to what would eventually become the C3 Corvette, which was produced from 1967 all the way up until 1982. Surprisingly, it was not the car that served as the official basis for that vehicle – that distinction would go to the Mako Shark II.
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A Ride in the 1959 Pontiac Bonneville

A Ride in the 1959 Pontiac Bonneville
/DRIVE’s Mike Musto takes us behind what could possible be one of the longest two-door cars of all time – the 1959 Pontiac Bonneville. While the car isn’t a high performance muscle car, it’s one of the most spectacular looking American classics we’ve seen.
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Volkswagen Celebrates 65 Years of the VW Beetle in the U.S.

Volkswagen Celebrates 65 Years of the VW Beetle in the U.S.
Volkswagen is celebrating the 65th anniversary of the first Beetle to arrive on U.S. shores back in January, 1949. The first “Type 1” was shipped to New York City by a Dutch businessman and the world’s first official VW importer and the car found a willing buyer that same year.
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