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Volvo Estate Concept – Sexy As…..

Volvo, whatever real-world model it is that you create from this Estate Concept, it had better be good. Really good. Because this concept car, to be shown at the Geneva Motor Show in the next few weeks, is absolutely fantastic. OK, it’s only got three...

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Porsche 968 Ownership Update

I thought it was about time I gave an update on the Porsche 968 experience. It’s my first time owning a P-car and it’s fair to say I’ve had my ups and downs with it. Read on….. Driving a Porsche 968 Clubsport is absolutely fantastic....

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Fantasy Friday – Jensen Interceptor

Italian styling. American muscle and reliability. British class. And the best name in the history of cars. That’s the Jensen Interceptor. The Jensen Interceptor that we’re talking about here is the 1960′s and 70′s model. There was an earlier Interceptor, but that was a totally...

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What’s The Attraction Of a Barn Find?

The first few times I heard about a “barn find”, it was a case of someone finding something highly desirable that had been stored for years, with the owner of the barn generally not really knowing the real value of what they had. Sometimes the...

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Saab Sonett V6 – Who you calling bignose?

This car popped up on Bring-a-Trailer today and I couldn’t resist sharing it here. I’m all for preserving the beauty of the Saab Sonett but I don’t mind the odd journey into the unknown, either. The Sonabusa is testimony to that. So here’s a Saab...

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How Do Car Companies Make Money?

This is the first part of a series that I started writing last year. Most of the second part is written, too. Let’s see if I get to the third part. A full service car company is a busy, busy place. Technical development, engineering, engine...

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Fantasy Friday – Mazda RX-7

Ah, youth! What do they say? Youth is wasted on the young? When I was a 14 year old kid, there was no hotter car than the Lamborghini Countach that adorned bedroom walls all over the country. The Countach was made from unobtanium, though. The...

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2014 Automotive Bucket List

We’re a month-and-a-half into a new year and I haven’t done my automotive bucket list yet. C’est Terrible! The list is just a self-indulgent indication of the cars that interest me most from year to year. Car’s that I’d like to own before I die...

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Cars Made With Lego

Who doesn’t love Lego? OK, maybe parents who step on stray bricks in bare feet on a regular basis? But apart from them, who doesn’t love Lego? I don’t know why I got to thinking about it, but I decided to look around the net...