A closer look at the Aston Martin DB6

In 1965 Aston Martin unveiled the DB6. This model was an evolution of the DB5 but the DB6 was higher and longer with better stability. The car was either a manual or a 3-speed Borg-Warner automatic. The engine has a 6-cylinder double overhead cam and a 3995cc 240bhp triple SU carburetor. A total of 1,788 models of the Aston Martin DB6 were manufactured. Production stopped at the start of 1971…

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The Evolution of the VW Campervan

The VW Campervan is one of the most iconic vehicles of all time, conjuring images of the 1960s counterculture and hippie movements. Used by people around the world, from surfing trips to wedding cars, this timeless vehicle is one that still prevails today and looks to do so in the future… Recently Volkswagen revealed their 2022 concept, the I.D Buzz, an electric, autonomous Campervan that echoes to the past and…

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Little Pal – 1963 NSU Prinz

Classic cars are all about character and some have it more than others. The NSU Prinz is one car that has character by the bucket load. Launched in 1961 at the Frankfurt Motorshow, the compact two door saloon provided cheap and practical motoring to the masses. It’s tiny 598cc air cooled engine was easy to maintain and very fuel efficient. And despite its diminutive stature, it was spacious on the…

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Works Rally Icon – 1969 Alpine A110 Works Rally Car

There are very few rally cars that you could say are beautiful. All were built with one purpose in mind. And that was to race and win. Asthetics usually didn’t come into the design. However the legendary Alpine A110 is one of the very few that managed to combine purpose with beauty. And what a potent package it proved to be. I first met Nigel Burgess at the St Christopher’s…

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Earliest surviving Alfa Romeo G1 to go on sale at RM Sotheby’s Arizona Auction

RM Sotheby’s has consigned a very rare 1921 Alfa Romeo G1 for their 19th annual Arizona sale. Taking place on 18-19 January 2017 at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, this special sale will offer a unique collection of automobiles. Entitled “A Century of Sports Cars”, the no reserve sale includes a selection of eleven cars from a private California collector. And one of these cars is the oldest known Alfa…

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Volvo Amazon Warrior’s Welsh Forest Rallying Call

There are many cars that are revered on the historic rally scene. Their names stirring the emotions of motorsport fans around the world. Especially those of a certain Scandinavian origin. One such name is the Volvo Amazon. The practical family saloon became an instant hit on the rally scene in the 1960s and remains a firm favorite today. Volvo may no longer be synonymous with rallying. Once upon a time…

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