1992 Lancia Hyena

Integrales of any sort are incredible performance machines, massively
capable in almost all conditions, sort of the Subaru WRX of their day

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This Lancia Hyena was purchased new by the present owner from Walkers Garage, official Lancia factory-appointed Integrale specialists for the U.K., who sourced the car from Zagato. Its owner wanted a car that was part ultra-performance, part long-distance GT, capable of conveying him from the U.K. to Read More

1958 Bentley S1 Continental

Continentals were lightened versions of the standard steel-bodied cars, built for high-speed cruising

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The post-war heyday of Bentley was with the Continental models, from their introduction in 1952. The combination of sporting performance and a beautifully clothed chassis made for the ultimate in long distance luxury touring. The name itself became synonymous with elegance.
With the arrival of the 4.9-liter S1, the final edition of Crewe’s historic straight-six, there Read More

1961 Chaparral 1

There’s something romantic about cars that signify the end of an era, the last and greatest of their kind, yet doomed by the coming revolution

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The year was 1961. Jim Hall was an ambitious young man from Midland, TX, who had done well in oil and was determined to do even better in pro racing. He had already waded deeply into the waters of going very fast in very powerful Read More

1958 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder LWB

If Sirus paid a typical 1970 price, he probably paid under $10k for the car-and his selling price in January 1988 was $375,000. But it gets even better

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Initially conceived as a gran turisimo, Ferrari’s 250 soon diverged into two paths, the GT coupes and cabriolets and the lightweight competition berlinettas. The berlinettas designed by Pininfarina and built in small numbers by Scaglietti were the ultimate dual-purpose cars, competitive at Le Mans Read More

1932 Marmon Sixteen Victoria Coupe

Slowly examine one of these cars from every angle and the true genius of Walter Dorwin Teague Jr.’s design is apparent

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Howard Marmon was a brilliant engineer; he completed his first automobile in 1902 at the age of 23. It was remarkably advanced for its time, featuring an overhead-valve, air-cooled engine. This would be the harbinger of bigger and better things to come, as Marmon continued to modify and improve Read More

1980-1981 Triumph TR8 Convertible

Like Earth shoes, pet rocks and other inexplicably dopey fads of the time, the TR8’s wedge styling was all the rage in the mid-1970s

Good news from the other side… Just when we thought we’d never see another lusty, open-top British sports car, along comes the Triumph TR8.” That’s my recollection of how the buff books put it when they tested their first TR8 in 1980. Essentially a TR7 stuffed with the Read More

1961 Porsche 356B T-5 1600

Whatever the auction catalog may say about the early 356Bs adding to the Porsche legend, at the time of its introduction, Porsche fans were aghast

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Launched in 1948, the Porsche 356 employed a platform chassis with a rear-mounted, air-cooled engine and torsion bar independent suspension. In 1955 the 356A was introduced, readily distinguishable by its curved, one-piece windshield, a wider range of engines, and 15-inch, rather than 16-inch, wheels. Announced Read More

1969 Fiat Dino 2000 Spider

Is a Fiat Dino a Ferrari? This question is sure to heat up the conversation the next time you’re kicking tires at an auction

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In the present ownership for the past seven years, this Fiat Dino Spider benefits from partial restoration at the hands of recognized specialists Garage Auto Gamma, of Lausanne, Switzerland. Completed in May 2000, the work included removal and cleaning of the engine and gearbox, renewal of Read More

1958 Aston Martin DB Mk III Saloon

The Mk III is the most desirable of the Astons assembled at the Lagonda works, with increased power, better gearing, and improved brakes

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Two years after the introduction of the DB2/4 Mk II came the DB Mk III-the suffix “2/4” now dropped. The Mk III retained the one-piece grille with the raised center portion introduced on the DB2/4s, but gave the car the more graceful curves that have distinguished the Read More

1998 Dodge Viper Race Car

Your 16-year-old son would probably be happy lighting incense in front of it and inviting his friends over to worship

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Few cars in the history of the American automobile have captured the imagination of car enthusiasts like the Dodge Viper. What started as an outrageous concept car at the 1989 Detroit auto show led to a bold corporate experiment, with a street-legal production car readied in just 32 months. A Read More