1951 Ferrari 212 2.6L Ghia Coupe

1951 Ferrari 212 2.6L Ghia Coupe

A winner of the 1951 Coppa Inter Europa, the Ferrari 212 Series was produced between 1951 and 1953, and was powered by the Colombo V-12 engine. The versions of 212 which were road going were given the name Interns, and they had odd number serial numbers. The competition cars had even-number chassis, which was along with the Ferrari tradition. Total number of Intern units was 80 open and closed, making it the most famous model to house the original Colombo designed V-12 engine. Since the 212s were given individually custom-bodies…

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Morgan Plus 4

Morgan Plus 4

A more powerful and slightly longer version of Morgan Motor Company’s 1950 4/4 model, The Morgan Plus 4/ +4 is a model that was made from 1950 to 1969, 1985-200, and 2005 onwards. Announced at the 1950 Earl’s Court Motor Show, Morgan Plus Four was fitted with 2088 cc engine, strengthened chassis compared to the 4/4 model and for the first time on a Morgan, fitted hydraulic brakes, at first all drum. In 1952, higher performance version appeared, using 1991 cc l4 engine. Ten years later, in 1962, the engine…

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Jaguar F-Type

Jaguar F-Type

A spiritual successor to the Jaguar E-type, Jaguar F-Type Convertible was revealed at the Paris Motor Show in 2012. Built on the latest generation of Jaguar’s all-aluminium platform architecture, Jaguar E-type comes with a choice of supercharged V6 and V8 engines, and rear-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive transmissions. Launched with ZF eight-speed automatic as the only gearbox option, in 2015 a six-speed manual box was introduced on six-cylinder versions. All F-Types allow the driver to select Dynamic Mode, which sharpens throttle response, increases steering weight and changes the shift pattern of the smooth eight-speed automatic transmission….

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1937 Horch 853 Stromlinien Coupe Manuela von Bernd Rosemeyer

1937 Horch 853 Stromlinien Coupe Manuela von Bernd Rosemeyer

Legendary car for legendary driver – that is how in short Bernd Rosemeyer’s Horch 853 Stromlinien Coupé can be described. Nicknamed “Manuela”, it was built according to Bernd Rosemeyer’s whishes as he was almost constantly present at Erdmann & Rossi. Since in 1937, one of the top models that was produced by Horch and Auto Union conglomerate was 853 A, the 852 was chassis of choice for this uniquely commissioned automobile since it featured a decorative front grill and a very capable 120 bhp engine. Also, the standard 135 wheelbase…

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1954 Fiat 8V

1954 Fiat 8V

Named after the peculiar 70 degree V8 engine, Fiat 8V, or Otto Vù, was released at the 1952 Geneva Auto Show, positioned as a luxury grand touring sports car, and with a fully independent suspension from the Fiat 1100 and 124 mph top speed, it was competitive in the two-liter classes winning the Italian GT Championship in 1954. By the time it was withdrawn from production in 1954, only of the 114 high-performance coupés were produced, but nevertheless, Fiat 8V continued to dominate the Italian 2-litre GT championship every year…

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1947 Cisitalia 202

1947 Cisitalia 202

Manufactured by ’’Cisitalia’’ (“Consorzio Industriale Sportiva Italia”) and showed to the public at the Villa d’Este Gold Cup show in Como, Italy, and at the 1947 Paris Motor Show, the 202 was an aesthetic and technical achievement in every sense. Not only wealthy industrialist, but also a sportsman itself, Piero Dusio provided Pinin Farina with the chassis on which an aluminium body was handcrafted. The design that Pinin Farina made out of 202 was honoured by New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in 1951. The Cisitalia 202 is displayed at MOMA where it…

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Radical SR8 RX

Radical SR8 RX

Radical Sportscars is a British manufacturer and constructor of racing cars, founded in 1997. Founders of the company are amateur drivers and engineers Mick Hyde and Phil Abbott. Radical Sportscars produces open-cockpit sports cars which could be registered both for road use and racetrack without modification. Besides of them they also build purpose-built racing cars, such as the SR9 Le Mans prototype. Radical SR8 RX is a more extreme version of the previous model SR3, intended mostly for racetrack but it can be also registered for the road. Sharing similar…

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