Jaguar E-Type Series III V12

Introduced ten years after the original Series I Jaguar E-Type made its debut at the Geneva Motor Salon the Jaguar E-Type Series III was a development of the original classic car but with changes that were in part desirable, such as the new all alloy V12 engine, and in part imposed by government regulation. Jaguar ...

Triumph TR3A Roadster

The Triumph TR series of sports cars did not get off to a good start back in October 1952. Triumph wanted to build a sports car to compete with the brilliant Austin-Healey but they wanted to do it as cheaply as possible. The result was the 20TS which was later unofficially called the TR1. Triumph ...

Lamborghini Espada Series II Coupé

The Lamborghini Espada was created in the early days of Lamborghini's creation of exotic sports cars with production beginning in 1968. The car was made to look clean with a touch of aircraft style with the triangular NACA ducts on the hood. The original design of the Espada was foreshadowed in two show cars; the ...

Hupp Comet Number 4 Indy Car

There was only ever one Hupmobile raced at the Indianapolis 500, and that was the car built and owned by Russ Snowberger who raced with the Hupmobile straight eight engine installed for the 1932 race finishing in fifth place. Hupmobile sponsored Russ Snowberger for the 1932 Indianapolis 500 and provided a Hupmobile straight eight engine ...

Bugatti Type 57 Atalante Prototype

The Bugatti Type 57 Atalante was the offspring of the Aérolithe coupé. The Aérolithe led to the limited production Type 57 Atlantic which in turn led Jean Bugatti to further evolve the design into the Atalante which was designed so it could enter production. These evolutions included changing to a one piece windscreen and creating a ...

Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato Coupé

The Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato Coupé was one of the fastest automobiles of its day and will still put most other cars on the road to shame. It is a wonderful product of an Anglo-Italian partnership that began at the Geneva Salon of 1984. Aston Martin had partnered with Italian design house Zagato back ...

Bentley R-Type Continental Sports Saloon

The 1953 Bentley R-Type Continental Sports Saloon was and still is a quintessential gentleman's sports car. So much so that the creator of James Bond 007, Ian Fleming, gives Bond one of these cars when his 1930's vintage Bentley is destroyed. In giving his fictional character James Bond this model Bentley Ian Fleming actually went ...