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Aston-Martin DB4 1958-1963 by Otis Blank

Aston-Martin DB4 1958-1963: The First Aston Superleggera

About Specs The Aston-Martin DB4 is a British luxury Grand Touring car described by Aston-Martin as a saloon. The car was, in fact, a very nice 2+2 fixed head coupe (FHC), beautifully hand-built at the new Newport Pagnell plant. [...]

August 18, 2015 Aston-Martin, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, DB4, Europe, United Kingdom
Bristol 403 1953-1955 black detail front bonnet light grille black and white

Bristol 403 1953-1955: Bristol With Reduced Brake Efficiency

About Specs The 1953 Bristol 403 was primarily an updated 401. It had all the improvements and specs of the 404 which went into production at the same time. It must be assumed that customer demand for the 401 dictated [...]

June 22, 2015 403, Bristol, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, United Kingdom
Triumph TR4A 1965-1967 black and white front left corner top down

Triumph TR4A 1965-1967: The Car With a Choice of Rear Axles

About Specs 1965 saw the arrival of the Triumph TR4A. The most important change from TR4 was IRS which was badged on the boot-lid. The IRS system (independent rear suspension) was not fitted to improve the handling but the ride. [...]

June 1, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, TR4A, Triumph Cars, United Kingdom
Aston-Martin DB2-4 1953-1957 light green metallic top view

Aston-Martin DB2/4 1953-1957: The First Hatchback

About Specs The DB2 was replaced in 1953 by the Aston-Martin DB2/4 saloon. However, it wasn`t really a saloon, it was a 2+2 grand tourer with a hatch-back. That point cleared up we shall continue. [...]

May 18, 2015 Aston-Martin, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, DB2/4, Europe, 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
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
Bristol 401 1948-1953 by Paul Wilson

Bristol 401 & 402 1948 – 1953

About Specs The next car out of the Filton factory was the wonderful Bristol 401. George White had established a philosophy at Bristol Cars that gave quality the priority over cost and production numbers. True to his word he built [...]

February 19, 2015 401/402, Bristol, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, United Kingdom
Jaguar E type 1961-1967 FHC by kev haworth photography

Jaguar E Type XKE Series I 1961 – 1968: Most Beautiful Car Ever Made

About Specs When the Jaguar E-type was unveiled in 1961 Enzo Ferrari famously called it `the most beautiful car ever made`. In truth it probably was. Ferrari could easily have made it but could never have kept the retail price [...]

January 30, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, E-type XKE, Europe, Jaguar, United Kingdom