Retro

Unique Porsche 911 surprises in Dubai
​A Sonderwunsch 911 Turbo and a giant inflatable were just two of the highlights of Dubai’s third Icons of Porsche festival.
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Sweden’s foremost Porsche dealer celebrates ninety-seventh birthday
​Walking the streets of Stockholm in the early 1950s, the casual observer would have seen a curious mix of cars, with newly designed domestic models from Volvo and SAAB rubbing bumpers with early Volkswagens
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Citroën CX – no longer just a cult classic
​We make no apology for raising CX awareness only a year after they last appeared in these pages.
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RUF-restored 1963 Porsche 901 wins multiple honours at Pebble Beach Concours
​Alois Ruf Jr, head of RUF Automobile GmbH, took home the Art Centre College of Design Award and Best in Class (in the Porsche seventy-fifth anniversary category) with his restored 1963 901 at this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
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​Bentley Speed Six Continuation debuts at Goodwood
Just a fortnight after the thunder of 70 vintage Bentleys shook the tarmac at Le Mans, Bentley re-launched the mightiest racer of all – the Speed Six. The first new example in 93 years made its global debut at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.
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Jaguar Classic has introduced the E-Type ZP Collection
​Jaguar Classic has introduced the E-Type ZP Collection – a limited run of 14 restored cars set to be offered in pairs
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Two new Porsche 356 Art Cars emerge in readiness for festival season
​Alfredo Häberli, an acclaimed Swiss industrial designer, has collaborated with Porsche Centre Zurich to create a new 356 art car
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A 1984 Mazda RX7 with only 15,000 miles moves into Lakeland Motor Museum
The latest attraction at the Lakeland Motor Museum is a Mazda RX7 which was first registered back in January 1985 – making it now nearly 40 years old – but that has just 15,000 miles on the clock and is in mint condition
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Jaguar C-type replica case appeal won
​The appeal by Karl Magnusson against a 2020 court ruling regarding his C-type replica has been heard, with the judge deciding in favour of the creator and his wife
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Porsche Classic Restoration Challenge is back for 2023
​With new categories to push the experts to their creative limits, the Porsche Classic Restoration Challenge promises to be a dazzling exercise in ingenuity.
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James Young bargains from Online Auction
​Two rare coachbuilt cars from the 1950s sold online at The Market by Bonhams in January, both bodied by James Young. Each looked like a significant gamble, but they had the potential to repay a lucky buyer very handsomely.
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Derby Bentley day at Vintage & Prestige
​Derby Bentley saloons are a varied bunch, as indeed are the open cars. Coachbuilders of the 1930s loved to show what they could do on these low, athletic chassis
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VSCC trials alkylate fuel Club experiment succeeds on Winter Driving Tests
The race to find environmentally acceptable and feasible ‘pump-ready’ fuels before the political window threatens to close on alternatives to electrification appears to have taken another big step forward
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Postcards sent stellar - Early Maranello ephemera prices enter another realm
​Trio of Ferrari factory postcards smashed all known records when they made sky-high prices in an online auction
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Abarth 500 Monza ’58 Restomod by ​Stellantis Heritage
​Stellantis Heritage has built a new one-off ‘restomod’ 500: the Abarth Classiche 500 Record Monza ’58
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Jaguar C TYPE 70
​Are you looking for the ultimate ‘present to self’? Jaguar Classic has revealed two exclusive C-type Continuation cars to celebrate the vehicle’s pioneering achievements in 1953
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Exclusive new Jag continuations
​Two new Jaguar C-type continuations have been revealed by Jaguar Classic
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Lamborghini rekindles Beatles’ last gig
​Lamborghini has staged a recreation of a famous 1960s London scene involving The Beatles
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