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October 18, 2017

Archives for March 2015

The Piranha Kit Car By AMT

by Mike - In the early 1960s, a Borg-Warner subsidiary, Marob Chemical, experimented with the development of "CRV" (Cycolac Research Vehicle) cars, named after the plastic used to construct the bodies. Only a handful were built. One was … [Read more...]

Another Car Event In Southern California

by Mike - Bruce Caron sent in the photos in the slide show below that he shot at Coffee & Cars (not to be confused with Cars & Coffee) in Palos Verdes on March 1, 2015. Just another day in Southern California. Sell your classic car on … [Read more...]

Have You Heard Of The Renault 4 Torpedo Sinpar ‘Plein Air’?

by Mike - Tim Koster of The Netherlands sent this email below plus several photos. These cars look like a lot of fun, like a dune buggy or a Fiat Jolly! Hello Mike, I am a fan of your daily posts. I particularly liked the post about … [Read more...]

A Beautiful And Rare Racecar -The Maserati Tipo 151

by Mike -  These black and white photos were sent to me by My Car Quest reader A.A. (Tony) Olissoff in New Zealand. These pictures are of Maserati Tipo 151/004 and Tony believes they are at Le Mans in 1964. The Maserati Tipo 151 was a … [Read more...]

The American Motors AMX Is a Terrific Sports Car – Or Is It A Muscle Car?

by Mike - The AMX was made by American Motors from 1968 through 1970 and was classified as a muscle car, but it was unique because of its short wheelbase and it was also considered a sports car. It was the only two-seat sports car made in … [Read more...]

This AC Cobra Arrived Today

by Mike - I became interested in the AC Cobra Mk IV almost two years ago after a chance encounter with Robert Krantz and his AC Cobra at a Cars & Coffee event. Robert educated me on this unique piece of European style with American muscle … [Read more...]

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