1965 Iso Grifo A3 Competizione

1965 Iso Grifo A3 Competizione

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The Iso Grifo A3 Competizione and its near identical siblings the Bizzarini GT 5300 Strada and GT America are, in my mind at least, the most desirable cars made for enthusiasts ever, bar none. If you…

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Bennie Railplane

Bennie Railplane

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Not everyone is a visionary, but George Bennie was one. Not everyone thinks that using a propeller to drive a land vehicle might just be a good idea, and indeed some of the designs for propeller…

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1923 Voisin C6 Laboratoire

1923 Voisin C6 Laboratoire

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“Commercial considerations are fundamentally incompatible with revolutionary ideas.” Gabriel Voisin (1880-1973) Gabriel Voisin was the man who made the first powered flight off water, in a seaplane, and traveled at tree top height from the Billancourt bridge…

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Citroën 2CV Sahara

Citroën 2CV Sahara

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Do you have a Citroën 2CV Sahara sitting in your barn, shed or garage? If so you may want to slip down to the corner champagne shop and pick up a bottle of Moet et Chandon…

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The Rumen by 4 Stroke

The Rumen by 4 Stroke

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Back in 1971 I almost bought a Honda S800. A fabulous little two seater sports car featuring a 791cc in line four cylinder engine with four carburettors powering a live rear axle that was nicely located…

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Hélica by Marcel Leyat

Hélica by Marcel Leyat

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A sword doesn’t actually need to be sharp in order to cut, as anyone who has practiced Japanese tameshigiri with a blunt sword will tell you. As long as the swordsman cuts in a straight line…

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1969 Lotus Elan S4 Barn Find

1969 Lotus Elan S4 Barn Find

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Designed by Gordon Murray, the co-designer of the McLaren F1, the Lotus Elan was the car that moved Lotus up from being a name in racing circles to being a respected name in road going sports…

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’57 Chevy Gasser: The resurrection of “Superstition”

’57 Chevy Gasser: The resurrection of “Superstition”

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The sixties were not like these first two decades of the twenty first century. People had just fought a war to keep freedom of thought and freedom of speech alive and well. Winston Churchill had been…

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Remington XP-100

Remington XP-100

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There is a Remington XP-100 pistol up for sale on at Cabela’s. You will find it if you click here. Remington’s XP-100 was an interesting idea though not necessarily an original idea in the sense that…

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1986 Maserati Biturbo Zagato Spyder Barn Find

1986 Maserati Biturbo Zagato Spyder Barn Find

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The Maserati Biturbo has been described as the car that destroyed the Maserati brand name in the United States, a description that likely has a ring of truth about it. It was a car that was…

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