maandag 10 juni 2019

Hemmings Daily: Hemmings Find of the Day – 1968 Austin-Healey Sprite

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1968 Austin-Healey Sprite
Restored 1968 Austin-Healey Sprite for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: wonderfully restored car with Only 27,000 Original Miles, making it a one-of-a-kind find and likely among the finest square body Sprites in existence. Now looking for a new home for this enthusiast car and considering all reasonable offers. Here's the provenance: My father […]
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Daily Briefing: Roy Clark collection up for auction; New automotive heritage tours begin in Detroit; IMRRC welcomes new executive director
Known for his show Hee Haw and hits like Yesterday When I was Young, the late Roy Clark also collected cars. The Country Music Hall of Famer, banjo player, and comedian, died in November 2018, at the age of 85. His seven-vehicle collection is now up for auction at the Leake Auction in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The collection covers a range of body […]
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Chilson Family Reunion Car Show to celebrate 50th Anniversary of the SC/Rambler
1969 Hurst SC/Ramblers at the 2009 Chilson Family Reunion Car Show. The 2019 show promises to be the biggest gathering of the powerful AMC compact. Photos courtesy Kevin Shope For most of the 2000s, Gordy Chilson and his family sponsored a weekend car show at their dealerships on the Pennsylvania/New York state line. Those dealerships […]
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Driveable Dream, No More: Revisiting a 1963 Saab 96 at the 2019 Carlisle Import and Performance Nationals
While walking through the ever-impressive Saabs @ Carlisle section during May 17-19's Import & Performance Nationals, more popularly known as Import Carlisle, I stopped to admire a handsomely restored "bull-nose" Saab 96 with a rare factory sunroof that was parked in the Vintage 9's class. This car was next to the 93F racecar of our friend and […]
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Hemmings Finds of the Day – 1984 Shadow MVS prototypes
Pair of 1984 Shadow MVS prototype military vehicles for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: Two Shadow MVS Prototype Vehicles for Sale From the famous Shadow Racing Team involved in Formula 1, Can-Am and Formula 5000 Both vehicles have a Volkswagen 1.6 Liter Turbo Diesel 4 Cylinder Water Cooled Engine and are Water Fordable/Swimmable […]
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Philadelphia, 1981
Date: October 1981 Location: Vine Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Source: Richard Rosenberg, via Temple University Libraries Digital Collections What do you see here?
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Remembering Norman Dewis, 1920-2019
[Editor's note: Long-time Jaguar test driver and engineer Norman Dewis died last weekend, age 98. His career at Jaguar officially spanned 33 years, from 1952 to 1985, but as recently as 2016 he was still serving as a global ambassador for the brand at key motoring events. Dewis helped to develop such legendary models as […]
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