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CLASSIFINDS: A roadster to Vanquish all others?

CLASSIFINDS: A roadster to Vanquish all others?

If I asked you to name an Aston Martin model that wasn’t built in the UK, your answer might refer to pre-2012 Rapides, or one of the shooting brakes put together by Beat Roos’ team in Frauenkappelen. But your answer probably won’t include another particular car that has never touched UK soil. Continue reading

Undervalued: Ferrari 365 GTC/4

Undervalued: Ferrari 365 GTC/4

Here’s a lesser-known fact: you’re about three times more likely to see a Ferrari 365 Daytona than you are a 365 GTC/4. Just over 500 of the latter were manufactured in 1971/72, and less than 10% of these were UK-supplied right-hand drive examples. Continue reading

CLASSIFINDS: Flajole Forerunner

CLASSIFINDS: Flajole Forerunner

“Imagine for a moment that Gordon Murray has been given a budget of £400,000 by Autoglym to design a one-off Bristol Fighter to be used in an advertising campaign for its products, and which will eventually be given to David Beckham as a gift.” Continue reading

Is this Jaguar XK120 worth £240,000?

Is this Jaguar XK120 worth £240,000?

“To say that original alloy-bodied Jaguar XK120 Roadsters are sought after is a huge understatement. About 240 were made at the British firm’s Holbrook Lane factory, and only around one in four of them are still believed to be in existence.” Continue reading