When the Austin-Healey 3000 went out of production, BMC needed a new gutsy sports car. The solution the company came up with was to squeeze a 3-litre engine into the MGB bodyshell, creating the MGC. Offered in convertible or hatchback ...

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Lotus 7


When it came to minimalsim. it was hard to beat the Seven, which was supposedly sketched out by Colin Chapman on the back of a napkin. Despite its utter lack of creature comforts the car has always been hugely popular ...

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There’s something supremely elegant about a proper four-seater convertible – one where there’s space to luxuriate in the back, rather than just be squeezed in once those in the front have got comfy. That’s how it is with the Corniche, ...

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Bentley Flying Spur 1957 (S1 Continental)


While Bentley produced its cars in numbers in the 1950s and 1960s, selected coachbuilders built special versions of some of its cars in even smaller numbers – one of which was the Continental Flying Spur The Continental brand was usually ...

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2008 Dodge Challenger


When the global recession hit in 2008. US car makers needed to pull some guaranteed winners out of the hat so they all started plundering their history like mad. Ford had already reintroduced us to the concept of a decent ...

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