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Panther De Ville 1974-1985 mascot grille detail

Panther de Ville 1974-1985: The Car From 101 Dalmatians Movie

About Specs Two years after the sublime Panther J72 impressed the motoring world the Panther de Ville burst onto the world stage. Panther Cars had gone overboard this time! Clearly designed to appeal to celebrities, eccentrics and Al Capone impersonators, [...]

March 27, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, de Ville, Europe, Panther Cars, Sedan/Saloon, United Kingdom
Jaguar XJ220 1992-1994 silver rear view parked high definition

Jaguar XJ220 1992 – 1994

About Specs Here is a strange story about a strange car with strange origins. The Jaguar XJ220 was born an instant classic sports-car although sadly, not destined for mass-production. [...]

March 25, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, Jaguar, United Kingdom, XJ 220
Aston Martin DB2 1950-1953 in the pits le mans

Aston Martin DB2 1950 – 1953

About Specs The Aston Martin DB2 was David Brown`s first serious attempt at a production sports-car with a respectable level of luxury and performance. It soon became a classic in it`s own time. Launched at the New York show in [...]

March 19, 2015 Aston-Martin, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, DB2, Europe, United Kingdom
Triumph TR5 1967-1969 title picture

Triumph TR5 and TR250 1967 – 1969

About Specs The wonderful, but elderly Vanguard 2.1 litre motor had been laid to rest. Now Triumph launched the TR5 sports-car with the powerful inline 6-cylinder 2.5 Pi engine with appreciably better performance. It was an instant classic. [...]

March 17, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, TR5 & TR250, Triumph Cars, United Kingdom
Irish Clan 1982-1986 by imps4ever

Clan 1982 – 1986: The Irish Clan

About Specs The original Clan Crusader was a British sports-car that because of it`s rarity soon became a true classic car. However, the unfortunate VAT imposition in 1973 took it’s toll and the Clan factory closed. [...]

March 13, 2015 'Irish' Clan, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Clan, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, United Kingdom
AC Ace 1953-1963 by Rex Gray

AC Ace 1953 – 1963

About Specs 1952 AC started work on an all-new sports-car, the Ace. It did not, however, start as `all-new`. AC wanted a chassis that was light and strong, they turned to John Tojeiro to design it. `Toj`, as he was [...]

March 12, 2015 AC Cars, Ace, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, United Kingdom
Jaguar 420G 1967-1970 by Rex Gray

Jaguar 420G 1967 – 1970

About Specs With the advent of British Leyland ownership came many model changes. The Jaguar MK X was still successful but for some strange reason the new management in their wisdom, decided to give this most beautiful of cars a [...]

March 6, 2015 420G, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Europe, Jaguar, Sedan/Saloon, United Kingdom
Jensen GT 1975-1976 by Matt

Jensen GT 1975 – 1976

About Specs In 1975, with Jensen Motors staring closure in the face, they launched what would be the final model. The Jensen GT Estate car. Although it was obviously a Jensen-Healey variant Donald Healey`s name was not on it. The [...]

March 4, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Estate/Combi, Europe, Jensen GT, Jensen Motors, United Kingdom
Alpine A106 1957-1960 by Andy Stevens

Alpine A106 1957-1960

About Specs Having experimented with alloy bodies in his quest for weight-saving in his competition cars Jean Redele finally settled on glass-fibre as the way forward. He was committed to motorsport and therefore sold comparatively few cars before 1957. Working [...]

March 3, 2015 Alpine Automobiles, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, France
Gilbern GT MKI 1959-1967 by Adam Singer

Gilbern GT MKI 1959 – 1967

About Specs Gilbern`s first car, based on Bernhard Freise`s prototype was christened Gilbern GT MK1. There was obviously an intention to continue with MK II in the future though that did not happen. Subsequent cars would carry names, not mark [...]

February 24, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, Gilbern, Gilbern GT MKI, United Kingdom