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Panther DeVille by jambox998

Panther Cars 1972 – 1999

Panther West Winds was founded in Byfleet, Surrey UK by Robert Jankel, in 1972. The company was always known as Panther Cars and traded under that name. Panther specialised in building `retro` styled cars using modern mechanicals and high-performance power-trains. [...]

November 28, 2014 By country of origin, Cars, Europe, Panther Cars, United Kingdom
Lotus Elite Type 75 1974-1980 by QBit71

Lotus Elite Type 75 1974 – 1980

About Specs Times they were a `changin` at Lotus. Notwithstanding Lotus`s racing successes Colin Chapman still had to sell cars to keep the Hethel factory open. Chapman, as ever, was keeping a weather-eye on the horizon and correctly predicted a [...]

November 27, 2014 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Elite, Europe, Lotus, United Kingdom
MGC 1967-1969

MG C & MG C GT 1967 – 1969

About Specs Simply summed up as the unsuccessful replacement for the Austin-Healey 3000. At the time of introduction it did not appeal to the sports-car enthusiasts who were less than impressed by the lamented demise of `the big Healey`. The [...]

November 26, 2014 By country of origin, By type, C, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, MG, United Kingdom
Weller Auto-Carrier

Weller Auto-Carrier (AC) 1904 – 1914

AC Cars Ltd had a rather shaky start with a car that was never built. Weller Brothers presented their first car at the Crystal Palace Motor Show in 1903. It was a 20 hp, four-seat tourer and was well received. [...]

November 25, 2014 AC Cars, By country of origin, Cars, Europe, United Kingdom, Weller Auto-Carrier
Jaguar XK140 1954-1957

Jaguar XK 140 FHC and DHC 1954 – 1957

About Specs The XK 140 was much more than a facelifted XK120. Though the shape was very similar the structural layout was modified and improved. Jaguar had identified a market that wanted a more luxurious and better finished sports car. [...]

November 24, 2014 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, Jaguar, United Kingdom, XK 140
Ken Block Gymkhana 7 Wilde in the streets of LA

Ken Block is back with Gymkhana 7: Wild in the streets of L.A. – Ripping the road again

Ken Block is back! This time he’s ripping apart the streets of Los Angeles in his 7th installment of the legendary, drift-maniac ‘Gymkhana Seven: Wild in the streets of Los Angeles’. We have said before (in our Honda CR-V commercial [...]

November 22, 2014 Entertainment, Hottest news, Magazine, Videos & Movie Reviews
Mini by Peter Kirkeskov Rasmussen

Mini 1959 – 2000: The 40 Year Journey Begins

The word `icon` is so often misused. We should examine, clarify and re-define the word. A fair and accurate definition of the word is established with the following hypothesis: If a photograph is displayed almost anywhere in the world and [...]

November 21, 2014 By country of origin, Cars, Europe, Mini, United Kingdom
MGB GT V8 1973-1976

MG B GT V8 1973 – 1976

About Specs The last classic MG and the best version of the MGB. The BGT-V8 was the ultimate `B` variant, the car that the MGC should have been. It was a little lighter than the `C` and not much faster [...]

November 20, 2014 B GT V8, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, MG, United Kingdom
Honda CRV Commercial Illusion by Honda UK

Honda CR-V 1.6 Diesel Commercial: Illusions of the possible

As you have probably noticed by now, we at INOPIAN are very fond of good automotive advertising and clever marketing. This time our focus is on the Honda CR-V 1.6 Diesel commercial that ran in Europe called: An Impossible Made [...]

November 19, 2014 Entertainment, Magazine, Videos & Movie Reviews
Healey Elliott 1946-1950

Healey Elliott Saloon 1946 – 1950

About Specs Launched at more or less the same time as the Westland Roadster, the Elliott was a remarkable saloon car. It was the first car we are aware of that was aerodynamically refined using an aircraft wind-tunnel. It`s performance [...]

November 18, 2014 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Elliott Saloon, Europe, Healey, Sedan/Saloon, United Kingdom