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Maserati MC20 prototype named for F1 icon Stirling Moss

MODENA, Italy - A prototype of the Maserati MC20, a new Maserati super-sport car, will pay homage to Sir Stirling Moss, the British motor-racing ace who died on April 12 2020 at the age of 90.The design comes from the Maserati Eldorado, an iconic single-seater driven on its debut in Monza in 1958, by Moss… Continue reading Maserati MC20 prototype named for F1 icon Stirling Moss

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Morgan specials celebrate 60-years of classic-car styling

MALVERN, England - Venerable classic-car builder Morgan has created special versions of its LE60 Plus Six classic sport car and one 3 Wheeler to celebrate 60 years of partnership with Dutch auto franchisee Louwman. The special run of only five cars created three unique specifications, each with its own distinct theme: four flagship classic sport cars… Continue reading Morgan specials celebrate 60-years of classic-car styling

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What’s in a label? The historic story of the Alfa Romeo clover leaf

MIDRAND, Gauteng - The flanks of Alfa Romeo's flagship Giulia QV and Stelvio Q are adorned by a label almost as legendary as the badge itself. The so-called Quadrifoglio - literally, four-leaf clover in Italian - has become the performance stamp for the 110-year-old brand since it first appeared on an Alfa Romeo in 1923.In… Continue reading What’s in a label? The historic story of the Alfa Romeo clover leaf

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e-Bulli concept: Half-century on, VW turns around a classic

HANNOVER, Germany - Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in Europe has unveiled on of the most amazing conversions yet to a good old VW Microbus and branded it the e-Bulli concept. It's an all-electric vehicle that produces zero emissions once on the road thanks to being equipped with drive system components from the latest Volkswagen electric vehicles.… Continue reading e-Bulli concept: Half-century on, VW turns around a classic

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Plus 4 special edition for 70 years of Morgan magic

MALVERN, England - England's Morgan Motor Company will celebrate 70 years of its most popular model, the Plus 4, with the creation of the Plus 4 70th Anniversary Edition. Which, looking at the two images, do your prefer...? The first Plus 4 was assembled by hand back in 1950 (interesting that Plus Fours is also… Continue reading Plus 4 special edition for 70 years of Morgan magic

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Concours SA 2019! Some things old, but lots of new!

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Now, The Corner is told, is the time to secure entry to the Concours South Africa 2019, described by its organisers as ''the finest spectacle of classic motors, where horsepower meets luxury living''. The finest classic, luxury and sport cars from pre-Second World War to the modern era will be showcased… Continue reading Concours SA 2019! Some things old, but lots of new!

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Coming soon! Return of the Kyalami 9 Hour after 37 years

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The Kyalami 9 Hour, last raced in South Africa 37 years ago, is to return  during the 2019 racing season to join the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour, California 8-Hour, Total 24-Hour of Spa and Suzuka 10-Hour on 2019’s Pirelli Intercontinental GT Challenge  schedule. This event will be raced at Kyalami over November 21-23 and, besides… Continue reading Coming soon! Return of the Kyalami 9 Hour after 37 years

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Creating beauty: 65-year-old Jaguar XK reborn for racing

1954 XK120 back to 'bespoke' specification 2700 man-hour job makes race-read beauty Original 3.4-litre six-cylinder XK engine rebuilt LONDON, England - Jaguar Classic has completed restoration of an XK120 sports car restoration commissioned by British life-long Jaguar enthusiast David Gandy. The 11-month project, which was a close collaboration between Gandy and Jaguar Classic’s experts at… Continue reading Creating beauty: 65-year-old Jaguar XK reborn for racing

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Gem of an Escort for sale: One owner, R1.5-million…

Ain't is just so darn beautiful... Gold, silver, diamonds, rubies, sapphires Does any real car have solid gold wheel rims? WARLEY, England - If bling is more your thing than driving then this is the perfect car for you. It’ll never be roadworthy but this Ford Escort is worth a fortune.... It’s a one-off, 1:25… Continue reading Gem of an Escort for sale: One owner, R1.5-million…

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BMH makes sure that, even at 60, the Mini will never die

Minis immortal - UK group keeps on shelling out Not only Minis - other classic shells, too FIA Cooper S race car for UK competition series LONDON, England - British Motor Heritage (BMH) is already a major supporter of the classic Mini from the Swinging Sixties but is about to increase its activities through 2019… Continue reading BMH makes sure that, even at 60, the Mini will never die