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1967 Lancia Flavia Super Sport by Zagato

Ercole Spada’s strikingly styled Lancia Flavia SS Zagato coupe was all set to become a regular Lancia production model. It’s tragic that such a missed opportunity was also such a timeless design classic.

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PPG pace car 1982 Buick Skyhawk Turbo

Showcasing Buick’s turbo technology in the early Eighties was this one-off model, the PPG Buick Skyhawk Turbo, that was built to pace the Budweiser Cleveland 500 in 1982…

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Fibrocar 1959 Alfa Romeo 1900 S

No it’s not a Corvette – it’s a unique Alfa Romeo 1900 rebodied in Belgium

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The Broadspeed Jaguar XJ12C’s final finish, Silverstone, 1977

There was plenty of excitement when it was announced in March 1976 that Jaguar was to participate in the European Touring Car Championship. Not only was the powerful 5.3-litre XJ12 Coupe chosen to compete in the BMW-dominated series but it would be prepared and entered by Ralph Broad’s successful Broadspeed Engineering outfit.

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Ex-BTCC 1992 BMW 318iS Coupe E36/2

Few race cars are quite as loved as Tim Harvey’s 1992 BTCC 318iS E36/2. Today, the car lives on as a period-perfect racer in New Zealand…

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Aston Martin DBS, Lagonda and Bulldog - plus the inside story of the man with the radical plan

The man, the myth, the Lagonda…… .and so much more. Peter Tomalin celebrates the life and works of a remarkable design talent — with special guest stars from Aston Martin, including DBS V8 and Bulldog.

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1982 Renault Fuego - First production car with remote locking

By and large, when it comes to the business of fitting innovative technologies into their cars, automobile manufacturers tend to reserve such features for their flagship models or limited-run offerings. The price tags and discerning clientele who can afford it justify the cost of such fancy features.

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1961 McLouth XV’61

Meet the McLouth XV’61, the commuter concept you’ve never heard of!

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1997 Sbarro Ionos - semi-official V10-powered spirit of the Lancia Stratos

A semi-official, V10-powered attempt to revive the spirit of the Lancia Stratos

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II visits Browns Lane, March 1956

As an ardent supporter of British industry, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II often visited car factories throughout her 70 year reign, including Jaguar’s Browns Lane plant in March 1956. Following Sir William Lyons’ knighthood earlier the same year, the visit was in recognition of the company’s success in the UK’s postwar drive for exports.

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1966 Pontiac GTO

The ‘goat’ brought real muscle that defined an era

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First production car with cylinder deactivation 1981 Cadillac Eldorado

When posing the question of which technological steps to take to improve vehicle fuel economy, the answers tend to fall on the side of engine downsizing.

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Jaguar dominates 1987 World Sportscar Championship

With much made both then and now of Jaguar’s 1988 and 1990 victories of the Le Mans 24 Hours, its utter domination of the 1987 World Sportscar Championship has been largely forgotten. Yet it was arguably a much bigger achievement than winning a single, albeit 24-hour, race.

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Aston Martin drivers Tony Brooks

Not a household name today, but Tony Brooks remains one of Aston Martin’s most accomplished drivers.

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