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Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia

Karmann started talking to VW as far back as 1950, about building a sportscar. The plan was for VW to supply the floorpan and running gear, while Karmann would build the car and Italian design house Ghia would design it. ...

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Bentley Continental GT

For decades, all Bentleys had been powered by a 6.75-litre pushrod engine which provided effortless torque from idle. Now, under Volkswagen ownership, the V8 was swapped for an ultra-smooth W12, which sent power to all four wheels. Bentley purists were ...

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Delorean DMC-12

Let’s be honest here – the DMC-12 was a terrible car. It was badly built, the handling was poor and the performance lacking, because it was so terribly overweight. The DeLorean lost the British government millions of pounds, yet when ...

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Citroen Traction Avant

Citroen never used to be shy about producing truly innovative cars, and it was the Traction Avant that gave it this reputation, with its monocoque construction, front-wheel drive and air-cushioned engine mountings. Andre Citroen was desperate to create something that ...

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1971 Pontiac Firebird Esprit

The Pontiac Firebird is an automobile which was built by the Pontiac division of General Motors between 1967 and 2002. The Firebird was introduced the same year as the automaker’s platform-sharing model, the Chevrolet Camaro. This coincided with the release ...

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