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    Official: Morgan Roadster and 3 Wheeler get stunning Brooklands treatment
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    Morgan has rolled out a V6 Roadster and a 3 Wheeler inspired by the UK's legendary Brooklands racing circuit. Each limited to 50 units, the new specials are "designed to celebrate the ancestry of British racing cars and their styling" with special color combinations, satin finishes and ...

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    Official: Mauro Calo sets world record for longest drift with Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG [w/video]
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    Who would you think would hold the record for the world's longest drift? Tanner Foust in a Scion? Sam Hubinette in a Dodge? Ken Block in a Subaru or a Ford? Maybe Vaughn Gittin, Jr. in a Mustang? If you guessed the latter, you would be right. Or at least you would have been up until last ...

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    Ferrari Daytona of royal, Top Gear provenance up for auction at Brooklands
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    With examples from the 250 series fetching earth-shattering prices, the Ferrari 365 GTB/4 "Daytona" is quickly becoming a classic favorite. The wedge-shaped GT from the late 60s and early 70s was a clear separation from the bulbous models that proceeded it, and is today regarded as one of the ...

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    Celebrity Classics up for grabs from Bonhams at Brooklands
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    Pan's Labyrinth 1936 Rolls-Royce Phantom III by Inskip – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Few auction houses have dealt with as many celebrity automobiles as Bonhams, and the upcoming event at Brooklands is poised to carry on the tradition. Among the lots up for grabs during the ...

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    Say It Ain't So: Bentley issues recall over retractable hood ornament rust
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    Bentley Flying B – Click above for high-res image gallery
    One of the brutal truths of the mechanical world is that rust fears no machine. Even the priciest of metal is susceptible to the ill effects of iron-oxide, and it looks like Bentley has found that out firsthand. The National Highway ...

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    The Next Best Thing: 1965 Ferrari 250 GTO Evocazione up for auction at Brooklands
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    1965 Ferrari 250 GTO Evocazione – Click above for high-res images
    Practical considerations aside, cost no object, if you could have any car ever made, what would it be? We'd bet that a large proportion of you would be thinking of the legendary Ferrari 250 GTO. Unfortunately, cost is an ...

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    2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class makes live debut in England
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    2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Mercedes-Benz released the initial photos and information on the 2011 CL-Class earlier today, showing off its updated luxury coupe. We were at the unveiling at the Mercedes-Benz World across from the historic Brooklands ...

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    Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG goes to the matte with DR 520 special from Brooklands
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    Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG DR 520 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    With 460 horsepower on tap, nobody was accusing the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG of being a slouch. But when you're winning the horsepower wars, do you lay down your arms? Of course not. That's why Mercedes' Specialist Products ...

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    Bentley 4½ Litre Vanden Plas fetches $1 Million at inaugural Historics at Brooklands auction
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    1931 Bentley 4½ Litre Vanden Plas Open Tourer by Harrisons – Click above for image gallery
    You go ahead, try and find a car engine in production with a displacement larger than its cylinder count. It won't take much to realize that means that each cylinder would have to displace over ...

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    Historics auction house sets up shop at Brooklands
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    Historics auction at Brooklands – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Between the likes of RM, Barrett-Jackson and Bonhams, there's no shortage of auction houses for owners and buyers of classic cars to turn to for their next sale or purchase. Now we can count another among ...

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    Rare Mercedes-Benz C111 prototype reportedly damaged in highway robbery attempt
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    1977 Mercedes-Benz C111-III – Click above for high-res image gallery
    A rare 1970s-era Mercedes-Benz C111 show car has gone on display at the company's museum at Brooklands, but it almost didn't make it. According to reports from across The Pond, the truck transporting the vintage concept ...

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    Video: Mercedes-Benz releases official hoonage footage of E63 AMG
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    2010 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG – Click above to watch video after the jump
    One does not buy the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG to drive to and from the country club. Nor do they lay down the $85,750 it takes to call the ballistic sedan their very own so that they can make the morning commute in style ...

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    Be like James May and save the UK's fabled Brooklands circuit
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    2008 Bentley Brooklands and Old Number Two at Brooklands Race Circuit
    Chances are, even if you don't have the history of the Brooklands race circuit stenciled on the back of your eyelids, you know the name. The track was built in 1907 as the world's very first purpose-built race venue, and as a ...

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    VIDEO: World's longest Scalectric track assembled at Brooklands, James May officiates
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    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    When Great Britain's Brooklands motor racing circuit opened in 1907, it was the first purpose-built motorsport venue in the world. At 2.75 miles, the course is an oldie but a goodie, and the perfect place to make automotive history. To that end, on ...

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    Very First Drive: 2009 Bentley Brooklands
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    2009 Bentley Brooklands – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As the youngest of three brothers, I'm used to hand-me-downs. Hand-me down toys, hand-me-down clothes, and yes, even hand-me-down cars. Perhaps this explains when a vehicle arrives in the Autoblog Garage with over 8,000 ...

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    Bentley sells 10,014 cars during record 2007
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    Click image for a hi-res gallery of our Autoblog Garage Continental GTC2007 was good to the folks in Crewe, as Bentley Motors had its best year ever. (What, no VH1 special?) For the first time, the automaker surpassed the 10,000 mark in terms of vehicles sold -- a tenfold increase over where it ...

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    Pebble Beach Week 2007: The beasts of Brooklands shake up Pebble
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    Exactly five score years ago, 200,000 tons of gravel and cement were arranged in a 2.75 mile, high-banked, egg-shaped loop in the English countryside. The land was was called Brooklands, and the track laid on it -- the first purpose-built race track in the world -- would share the same name. The ...

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    VIDEO: The Bentley's just so crazy about that jazz
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    Somebody buying a Bentley Brooklands isn't so concerned with how it performs, how it stacks up to the competition or how much it costs. They're far more taken by the Bentley-ness of the whole thing, that je ne sais quoi, a certain indescribable quality that you just can't put your finger on, lest ...

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    Bentley Brooklands: Year 1 allotment sold out (officially)
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    Click image for high-res photo galleryThis may be the least-surprising item in today's news. It was reported before, but now we have it from the horse's mouth: first-year production of Bentley's limited-run Brooklands mega-coupé is officially sold out. The car is totally handcrafted, and its ...

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    Bentley Brooklands sells out
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    Click the image above to view our 47-image Brooklands galleryIf you have at least $330,000 to spend on your next new car, and you've got an eye on the new Bentley Brooklands, you'd better get your order in before they're all gone. The first 140 are already spoken for, which equates to the first ...

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