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Archives for April 2011

The World’s Four Fastest Seats Yeah, Yeah, Yeah

by Mike - Initially it was called the Iso Rivolta S4 when introduced in 1967 but the name was changed to Iso Rivolta Fidia after some initial design and quality problems. "The World's Four Fastest Seats" was the Iso marketing slogan. This … [Read more...]

Carey Loftin – The Best Movie Stunt Driver?

by Mike -  Carey Loftin was one of the best stunt drivers in the movie business. He performed some of the exciting driving scenes for Steve McQueen in Bullitt and was the truck driver in Steven Spielberg's Duel. Other films in which he … [Read more...]

Dan Gurney

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1952 So-Cal Belly Tanker

by Mike - Returning American soldiers from World War II wanted to build cars that went fast. This was especially true in Southern California where the Hot Rod culture was created by returning soldiers who had learned new mechanicals skills in the … [Read more...]

AMX/3 – American Motors and Bizzarrini Team Up

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The Cheetah – An Unrealized Potential

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