This Is The Only 1980 Mercury Cosworth Capri Prototype Ever Built

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I’d never seen a 1980 Mercury Cosworth Capri before stumbling across this one, and that shouldn’t really be that surprising as only one of them was ever made. The car is a proof-of-concept prototype overseen by the Ford Motor Company but actually developed by the Mercury and McLaren Engines Inc. The Cosworth BDA Connection McLaren Engines Inc. had previously…

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The Rare Italian/American Apollo 3500 GT

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The Apollo 3500 GT is an American/Italian grand tourer that was intended to compete with the likes of Aston Martin, Jaguar, Ferrari, and Maserati. It featured an all-American drivetrain and running gear mostly supplied by Buick, with an American-designed body that was built by Italians. Although we often associate global supply chains with the modern…

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1 of 5 Ever Made: The Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona NART Spider

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Just 5 examples of the Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona NART Spider were ever built, the car was a special order from Italian racing driver turned US Ferrari importer Luigi Chinetti, it has the underpinnings of a Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona with a sleek body penned by celebrated Italian designer Giovanni Michelotti. Chinetti commissioned the first Michelotti…

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A Complete Toolkit For A Ferrari 275 GTB – $9,000 USD

Ferrari 275 GTB Tool Kit

This is a complete, original toolkit for a Ferrari 275 GTB and as you can tell, the Ferrari factory didn’t skimp on the essentials when putting it together. The kit contains a set of wrenches and screwdrivers, and a special wrench for adjusting the carburetors. Toolkits like this are highly desirable as they’re an absolute essential…

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Mystery Solved*: Rediscovering The Lost Alan Mann Racing Lotus Cortina Mk1

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*Editor’s Note: The authenticity of this car has been challenged since this article was published, any prospective buyers need to do comprehensive due diligence before bidding. We recommend ing Alan Mann Racing as a starting point, it appears that some of the body panels and possibly the whole shell has been replaced. Introduction Let’s imagine that the year is…

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1969 Ferrari Dino 206 GT

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A Short History of the Dino Purists are always quick to point out that this car didn’t actually wear a Ferrari badge – it wore Dino badging front and back at the direction of Enzo Ferrari himself, who didn’t want to dilute his already legendary brand with a smaller-engined, less expensive model. The Dino had…

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Duesenberg Model SJ

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The Duesenberg Model SJ was to be one of the finest and fastest cars ever produced by the storied American luxury automobile manufacturer. Each of the J and SJ models were fitted with the straight-8 engine that had been designed by the Duesenberg brothers in the 1920s for motor racing. This engine was decades ahead…

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Auburn Twelve Salon Speedster

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The V12 version of the Auburn Twelve Salon Speedster is one of the rarest and (I think) most beautiful pre-WWII American cars ever made. I know that’s a big claim, but I stand by it. And I don’t think anyone in their right mind could look at the car above and disagree with me. The…

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AC Ace

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The AC Ace is a car that you may never have heard of, but might recognise nonetheless. It’s the car that would form the basis for Carroll Shelby’s AC Cobra, and for a time in the ’60s it was the fastest production car in the world. Years before it was discovered by Shelby, the humble…

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Sir Stirling Moss’ Porsche 718

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The Porsche 718 was a competition focussed evolution of the Porsche 550 Spyder, which had been a very successful car for the still relatively young German marque. The 550 had begun production in 1953 and continued through till 1956, with the final iteration being the 550A. Porsche had established themselves an exceedingly solid platform with…

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