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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
Nissan Skyline 1968-1972

Nissan Skyline C10-series “Hakosuka” 1968 – 1972

About Specs The late 60s and early 70s really were a very fertile period for great-looking race cars. From the 911RSR to the BMW CSL Batmobile, there was a blissful convergence between the racing rules and function to create (arguably!) [...]

November 12, 2014 Asia, By country of origin, By type, C-10, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Estate/Combi, Japan, Nissan, Sedan/Saloon, Skyline
MGB GT 1965-1972

MG B GT 1965 – 1980: The incredible story of “Lucky”

About Specs The MGB-GT arrived in 1965. It was a 2+2 sports coupe version of the MGB Roadster. It was an all-new car though. The MGB-GT only used suspension and steering components from the MGA and Morris Oxford parts bins. [...]

November 10, 2014 B GT, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, MG, United Kingdom
MGB 1962-1980 by Adam Singer

MG B Roadster 1962 – 1980

About Specs A straight replacement for the excellent MGA, the MGB arrived in 1962 in roadster form. It bore no resemblance to the MGA though it did use suspension and steering components from the MGA stockpile. The MGB was well [...]

October 30, 2014 B, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, MG, United Kingdom
Clan Crusader 1971-1974

Clan Crusader & the Kit-Car History 1971 – 1974

About Specs First, a little history! Kit-cars have been a British phenomenon from the 1950`s until the present. The expression `kit-car` in modern times usually means a replica of an unaffordable classic car built using a more humble `donor-car`. They [...]

October 10, 2014 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Clan, Coupe/Convertible, Crusader, Europe, United Kingdom
Opel Rekord E1 1977-1982

Opel Rekord E1 1977 – 1983

About Specs In the fall of 1977 Opel unveiled the Rekord E, to replace the successful Rekord D, itself in production since 1972. It was to be produced until ’82 as the Rekord E1, and, with a restyling, as the [...]

September 29, 2014 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, E, Estate/Combi, Europe, Germany, Opel, Rekord, Sedan/Saloon
TVR Vixen S3 1970-1972

TVR Vixen S3 1970 – 1972

About Specs TVR`s next product was the Vixen, very similar in appearance to the Grantura. It was an excellent sports-car but was plagued by the company`s intrinsic problems. Production numbers were low and unreliable and the finish was Spartan and [...]

September 19, 2014 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, TVR, United Kingdom, Vixen S3
Volvo P1800 1961-1973 by Otis Blank

Volvo P1800, 1800S 1961 – 1973

About Specs Back in the 1950s Volvo had a burning desire to build a sports-car. Impressed with the Chevrolet Corvette, Volvo made a disastrous attempt to imitate it. The result was the long-forgotten and unlamented P1900. Volvo`s managing director drove [...]

September 15, 2014 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Estate/Combi, Europe, P1800, 1800S, Sweden, Volvo
Ferrari 246GT 1969-1974

Ferrari Dino 246GT & 246GTS 1969 – 1974

About Specs Q: When is a Ferrari not a Ferrari? A: When the unqualified, so-called `experts` tell you so. So many of the `cognoscenti` in the automotive media, certainly in the UK, have denigrated this superb car because the prancing [...]

September 12, 2014 246GT & 246GTS, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Dino, Europe, Ferrari, Italy