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Classic Cars
11History of the Reliant Kitten
While it might not get the press that the Reliant Regal or Robin did, the Kitten ultimately became one of the company’s more popular vehicles. It shared the four-wheel format of the Rebel and was offered in three different body styles over its production span – a saloon, an estate, and a van. Understanding the...
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11History of the Reliant Rebel
Debuting in 1964, the Reliant Rebel marked several firsts for the automaker. It rivalled marques with wider acceptance in the UK and Europe, such as the Austin Mini, and ultimately had a decade-long production run. The Idea for the Rebel Originally, Reliant manufactured three-wheeled vehicles. However, Ray Wiggin, Reliant’s managing director, believed that four-wheel vehicles...
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11Best Tips for Owning a Classic Car
Now that you have bought a classic vehicle, whether you restored it on your own or you bought one that was previously restored, it’s time to enjoy it. However, you do need to make sure that you are taking proper care of the vehicle. Your classic car is not some used car from 2012. It...
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11How to Find and Buy a Classic Car
You have made up your mind that you are finally going to get the vehicle of your dreams. You are going to get the classic car that you have wanted for years now that you have the money for it. However, as excited as you might be right now, you soon realize that it is...
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11History of The Triumph GT6
Dubbed “the poor man’s E-Type”, the Triumph GT6 was an amazingly popular, affordable sports car that debuted in 1966 and was produced until 1973. It’s sleek lines and prominent curves made it evocative of Porsche models, while the fastback design evoked the car’s nickname, the Jaguar E-Type of the day. In the Beginning The Triumph...
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11History of The Ford Cortina
The Ford Cortina was once found in record numbers on UK roadways. It was the bestselling car of the 1970s, with more units sold than any other competing model. This family mover also had a very long run, with production lasting from 1962 through 1982, with five different models produced over that span. The Origins...
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11History of The AC Ace
With its iconic curves and backward opening bonnet, there is no denying the fact that the AC Ace is a true automotive classic. While the body style would go on to be associated with Ford and the eventual Shelby Cobra, the earlier models are just as notable. The Birth of the AC Ace When WWII...
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11History of The Bentley 4 1/2 Litre
The name Bentley is synonymous with refined power, performance, and precision around the world. A great deal of that reputation hinges on the marque’s prowess on the track, as well as its ability to design and develop cars that offered plenty of power as well as comfort for regular drivers. The Bentley 4 1/2 Litre...
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11History of The Triumph Stag
Designed as a luxury sports car, the Triumph Stag had immense possibilities, and debuted to significant applause. While it would eventually go on to achieve infamy, the early days were quite promising.  The Origin of the Stag Interestingly, the Triumph Stag originated from an experiment in terms of style and design. Harry Webster, Triumph’s then...
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11History of The Alfa Romeo Montreal
Differences between Concept and Production Over the seven years it was officially available, the Montreal saw very few updates or changes. In fact, Alfa Romeo had already stopped production of the vehicle before it officially was discontinued. While the car was initially popular with consumers, the high price tag meant that sales were ultimately slow,...
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