Toyota Land Cruiser FJ45V

The Rarest Toyota Land Cruisers The Toyota Land Cruiser FJ45V is one of the rarest of the various Land Cruiser J40 models. Its a four wheel drive that I've long wanted to own but sadly that happy experience has eluded me. What has been the attraction? The Land Cruiser FJ45V put together all the good features ...

Challenger 2 Streamliner

Mickey Thompson was born in the "Roaring Twenties" and developed a passion for speed early on. Working as a "pressman" for the Los Angles Times he accumulated enough money to get into drag racing and is known as the first to create the "slingshot" dragster in 1954 by moving the driver's seat behind the rear ...

The Austin A90 Atlantic

To Build a Car Americans Would Love The Austin A90 Atlantic was Britain's plan for a car for America. This was to be the car that would take the United States by storm and become a "must have" fashion icon. There was just one teensy weensy little problem with that, the Americans didn't want it. What was ...

Porsche 356 Custom Limousine

Dr. Ferdinand Porsche once said “I couldn’t find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself.” It is clear that he envisioned his concept of a rear engine sports car powered by a horizontally opposed engine quite early in his quest to create that sports car of his dreams, but the actual ...

American Austin and American Bantam

Donald Duck, Bruce McLaren, Graham Chapman, and the Jeep Have you ever wondered what was the inspiration for Donald Duck's car? Have you ever realized that the cars first raced by Bruce McLaren and Graham Chapman of Lotus were originally made by the same company that invented the Jeep? For a journey into a bit of ...

Aston Martin Type C Speed 6

A Shaky Beginning Aston Martin is a company that was founded by idealists, with the result that during its first century of doing business it went bankrupt no less than seven times. The company was first set up in 1913 by Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford and got the "Aston" in its name because Lionel Martin ...

Porsche Tempo Mikafa Sport Camper

To Build a Porsche Camper The one vehicle type that no-one would expect Porsche to build is a camper or mobile home. Porsche's engineering mavens proved to be among the world's best when it came to designing and building sports and performance cars, but they never turned their hand to creating a camper like the Volkswagen ...

The Porsche Type 64

From the Silver Arrows to the KdF Wagen to the Porsche Type 64 Dr. Ferdinand Porsche once said "I couldn't find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself." Dr. Porsche was involved in the design and creation of a number of sports cars ranging from the Mercedes SSK of the 1920's to ...

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