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    Video: Jaguar-based Eagle E-Type Low Drag GT makes its bid for most beautiful car ever with EVO
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    The Jaguar E-Type is one of the icons of automotive design, and British company Eagle has made a business out of restoring, upgrading and building their bespoke versions for the last 30 years. It does for the E-Type what Singer does for the Porsche 911 – takes an already great classic car ...

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    Video: Join XCAR as it explores the history behind the Lotus Seven
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    All modern Caterhams are based on the Lotus Seven – a small, lightweight roadster developed by Colin Chapman back in 1957. That car has evolved into an entire range of models, spanning from the new, affordable 160, shown below in the latest video from XCAR, to the maniacal 620R. Over the ...

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    Official: BMW reacquires original factory as classic center
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    BMW was barely two years old when it started manufacturing airplane engines in a factory on Moosacher Strasse in Munich. Two years after that, it sold the factory to Knorr-Bremse AG, a leading manufacturer of brakes for trains and commercial vehicles, and BMW moved into a new facility on ...

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    Video: Learn why this man has four different Maserati 3500GT classics
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    When you're born, it's impossible to know what sort of cars you'll be into as an adult. Your dad might be into old Mopars while your mom prefers a Ford Mustang. You, on the other hand, might end up being a fan of English cars (that was the case with your author, at least). Regardless of which ...

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    Official: Ford celebrating 80 years of Aussie utes as it prepares to shutter Oz manufacturing
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    Ford is ending Australian production after 90 years in 2016, and with it may go perhaps the most iconic vehicles in its auto market – the ute. Car-based pickup trucks like the Ford Ranchero and Chevrolet El Camino were always more of a curiosity than a true market force here, but in ...

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    Official: Tour the Ducati museum with Google Maps
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    Google Maps and Street View have done a fabulous job adding motoring museums to their catalogs. Google has given visitors the chance to virtually visit fantastic exhibitions including the Honda Collection Hall, Lamborghini museum, Mazda museum and McLaren Technology Centre. The latest addition to ...

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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: 2004 Ascari F/GT prototype with 0 miles [w/videos]
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    Prototype cars are always especially interesting because they show all of the designer's original intentions before the necessities of production forced changes. That is exactly the case for this Ascari F/GT prototype penned by British supercar specialist Lee Noble that is currently for sale on ...

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    Report: Stolen '57 Chevy returned after 30 years with complimentary restoration
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    Stories like this are too rare. Skip Wilson, 65, took delivery of his fully restored, 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air last Monday. That's not the cool part - he hadn't seen the car in over 30 years. Wilson's two-door Bel Air (not shown above) was purchased in 1975 for $375, and after years of work on it, ...

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    Video: Learn how Béla Barényi championed passenger safety with Mercedes-Benz
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    You've probably never heard of Béla Barényi, but you've almost certainly been impacted by him in some way, shape or form. The Austro-Hungarian engineer had a huge effect on the automotive industry, most notably during his 33-year tenure as the head of pre-development for ...

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    Video: Jay Leno revisits Chevy Corvair legacy with 1966 Yenko Stinger
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    The Chevrolet Corvair has gotten a bad rap. Ralph Nader took aim at the car in his 1965 book Unsafe at Any Speed, and its reputation has never really recovered. But now, Jay Leno looks at a largely forgotten portion of the Corvair legacy in his latest video. Don Yenko, best known for his modified ...

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    Report: National Corvette Museum to display sinkhole-damaged cars before restoration
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    If you've been following the news from Bowling Green, you know all about the sinkhole that opened up underneath the National Corvette Museum on February 12 and swallowed eight cars whole. You'll also know that officials have a plan in place to extract the cars from the ground and send them to ...

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    Video: Roadkill pits every project car against each other
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    The guys behind Motor Trend's monthly Roadkill series have collected nine of their favorite project cars from their videos and pitted them against each other in a battle royale to determine a winner. It's 44 minutes long, but it's completely worth the investment of time. The cars run the gamut ...

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    Video: This 1927 Oakland is a minimalist hot rod
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    There are hundreds of American automakers that sprung up during the dawn of the automotive era, only to fold into obscurity or get gobbled up by what would eventually become the Big Four (yes, we're counting AMC here). Oakland is one such company, which was the forbearer for General Motors' ...

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    Read This: American classic car values falling flat as foreign and exotic marques rise
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    Anyone who follows the collector car market will tell you that prices are up, and demand is high. Indeed, Scottsdale's 2014 auction week, highlighted by the festivities at Barrett-Jackson, was a raging success, with numbers that were improved from the previous year in most significant categories. ...

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    Video: How the National Corvette Museum will extract cars from the sinkhole
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    The rescue of the eight Corvette display cars that were eaten by a sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum last week has begun. Unfortunately, two of the cars are so thoroughly buried in soil and debris that they have not yet been seen. At least a geologist on scene says that he has not seen any ...

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    Video: This Shelby Brock Daytona Coupe takes Jay Leno for a ride
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    The Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe is one of those classic cars that has managed to stand the test of time, likely due in part to both its racing success, helping the charismatic Carroll Shelby defeat Ferrari with Ford-powered Anglo-American machines of his company's own design, and its stunning good ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #368
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    Episode #368 of the Autoblog podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Steven Ewing and Michael Harley talk about the 2015 Subaru WRX STI, McLaren 650S, the sinkhole at the Corvette Museum, and the recent Chicago Auto Show. We start with what's in the garage and finish up with some of your ...

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    Official: Modena opens new Enzo Ferrari museum
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    Enzo Ferrari was one of the 20th century's racing icons, and on the 116th birthday of its founder, Ferrari opened a lavish new wing of the Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena, Italy. The new hall is shaped like the hood of a '50s Ferrari racer on the outside and contains a century's worth of the ...

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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #368 LIVE!
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    We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #368 this evening, and you can check out the topics below or drop us your questions and comments via our Q&A module. And don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so. To take it all in live, tune in to our ...

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    Official: Bugatti 100P airplane reconstructed, will fly again after public debut
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    Bugatti has been building some of the fastest vehicles in the world since 1909, but its brief history with airplane racing is less well known to many fans. It started in the '30s when founder Ettore Bugatti believed he could build a plane to win the Deutsch de la Merthe Cup Race. He worked on a ...

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