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Jaguar XKSS lives again – 60 years down the road

Re-born classic shown in Los Angeles museum First of nine perfect replicas of original Nine originals lost in Browns Lane fire RE-BORN JAGUAR XK SS: Images: Jaguar Land Rover LOS ANGELES California - The first genuine Jaguar XKSS to be built in almost 60 years has had its world debut presentation at the Petersen Museum,… Continue reading Jaguar XKSS lives again – 60 years down the road

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Happy 70th to a heavyweight off-road transport legend

GREAT-GRANDSON UNIMOG: The current range of these awesome all-terrain vehicles are, short of a cliff, unstoppable. Image: Daimler-Benz STUTTGART – 70 years ago, on 9 October 1946, the Unimog Prototype 1 completed its first test drive. Chief designer Heinrich Rößler himself was at the wheel, and he tested the prototype, which had no bonnet and… Continue reading Happy 70th to a heavyweight off-road transport legend

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Skoda 1000 MBX cult car achieves new celebrity status

Two-door Skoda 1000 MBX celebrates its half-century MBX version based on popular classic Skoda 1000 MB 2517 assembled, more than half exported MLADA BOLESLAV, Czech Republic - The 2016 Geneva auto show at the beginning of March showed off some stunning extremes of automotive performance, technology and styling - but what was on show a… Continue reading Skoda 1000 MBX cult car achieves new celebrity status