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    Video: Mercedes revisits the glory of the Silver Arrows
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    Mercedes-Benz has a long and very storied racing history, dating back to the dawn of the automobile. Naturally, we take every opportunity available to explore that history, which is why this clip is so interesting. It's from a video called "Magical Moments" that Mercedes puts out through its ...

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    Video: Restoring 50's Italian single-cylinder motorcycles is a labor of love
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    As we've explained before, we have a soft spot for small, funky motorcycles. We've expressed our admiration for cafe racers and their culture, and while those modded bikes are extremely cool, we may have just discovered another niche of even more interesting two-wheeled contraptions, thanks to ...

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    Video: Petrolicious focuses on the ubiquitous Volkswagen Beetle
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    No matter what your feelings toward the Volkswagen Beetle, you should respect the little runabout. With 75 years of production under its belt and some 21 million units unleashed on the world, odds are everyone knows someone with a Beetle. The crew at Petrolicious has finally gotten around to ...

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    Video: Petrolicious revisits our favorite kind of hybrid, the Iso Grifo
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    The '60s were a great time for exotic cars. Italian coach builders were busily handcrafting beautiful sheetmetal and plopping whatever throaty drivetrain they could find behind the headlights. For Iso Grifo, that meant marrying lusty European lines with a tried and true Chevrolet small block. In ...

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    Video: Petrolicious highlights Andy Greene's love of Ferrari in "The Caretaker"
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    The next stop on the Petrolicious tour of the nation's car stories is Savannah, Georgia. The crew sat down with restorer Andy Greene of Andy Greene's Sports and Vintage Race Cars, and he waxed poetic about his love of Ferraris. See, the shop will work on vintage models and classic road racing ...

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    Official: California DMV opens door to reissuing classic license plates
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    Like in the UK, California's license plates follow the vehicles they originate on, not the owner, so residents can easily pick out cars that have been in continuous California circulation since way back in the last millennium. A car with yellow tags with black lettering was registered between ...

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    Video: Petrolicioius follows one Peugeot through the circle of life
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    In 1939, Vensio Pagani's father packed his family up and fled war-torn Italy for France, leaving everything behind in the process. The family home, friends and even his father's prize Peugeot convertible were all abandoned in the hope that the Paganis could find a safer future for ...

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    Official: Petersen Automotive Museum open its vault to public for first time
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    Two years ago we went to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles to meet one of the original Black Beauty Chrysler Imperials from The Green Hornet television show. When the work was done, we were asked if we wanted a tour of the underground vault, to which we of course consented. We were ...

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    Report: Goodwood Revival-style event may come to the US [UPDATE]
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    Any motoring enthusiast worth his salt knows and reveres the Goodwood Revival. While the Festival of Speed is exactly what the name states, the Goodwood Revival is an experience unlike any other. More than just vintage racing, nearly everyone in attendance dresses in period-correct clothing, and ...

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    Video: eGarage looks into the man behind America's Car Museum
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    In the second part of its coverage of the LeMay Museum in Tacoma, Washington (part one is here), we get even more visual representation of why it bills itself as "America's Museum." There are few places where you can wander through a single collection and see the vintage Rolls-Royce pictured ...

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    Official: Bentley 4¼-liter Embiricos special comes home
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    Contrary to appearances, all of the important classic cars in the world weren't on display at Pebble Beach this weekend. One of them, the 4¼-liter Bentley 'Embiricos' Special, has made a home at Bentley's Lineage Showroom inside its factory in Crewe. Commissioned by Greek gentleman racer ...

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    Official: Audi buys last Auto Union Type D twin-supercharged racer
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    After a great many years dying in the wilderness of the former USSR, and then spending a few more years in the hands of private collectors, the twin-supercharged 1939 Auto Union Type D is finally back home with Audi. One of the precursor companies to Audi, Auto Union, based in Zwickau, Germany, ...

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    Video: Amazing LeMay Museum gets the eGarage treatment
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    It's a bold step for an institution to brand itself as "America's Car Museum." As a nation obsessed with anything and everything automotive, our tastes are about as varied as they could possibly be. The curators behind the LeMay Museum in Tacoma, Washington seem to understand that, and have ...

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    Report: Back in Black? California mulling return of vintage-style plates
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    California Assemblyman Mike Gatto has introduced Bill 1658, which could eventually return three kinds of vintage license plates to California roads: yellow and black plates from the mid 1950s, black and yellow plates from the 1960s – such as the sample 1963 plate pictured – and blue ...

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    HRE introduces the Vintage Series, modern versions of retro supercar wheels
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    Classic cars have been getting all kinds of love and money lately. Classic wheels, not so much. HRE has introduced a new line called the Vintage Series that puts old rims in a new light. There are three in the range for now. The 454 "five-window" you'll recognize from old Lamborghini Countach ...

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    Bonhams Las Vegas Motorcycle Sale sees big numbers for vintage bikes
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    Bonhams wrapped up an impressive motorcycle auction in Las Vegas, and some very pricey metal rolled across the block. While seriously expensive bikes like the 1955 Vincent Black Prince pictured above and a 1915 Harley-Davidson 11-F Twin failed to bring home enough cash to find new owners, the 1953 ...

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    This Day in History: Ford Model A goes on sale
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    The Ford Model A doesn't get the historical respect of its 15-million-unit predecessor, the Model T, nor is it as beloved as the 1932 Ford V8 which followed. But when the Model A went on sale on December 2, 1927, it was an important transitional model for Ford. Following the unparalleled success ...

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    Video: Short film depicts the definition of 'triumph'
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    If you have no interest in motorcycles, mechanics or old machinery, it's probably best you skip this post. You see, the short film after the jump is perhaps the best depiction of the highs and lows associated with those three horsemen that we've ever seen on screen. The video features plenty of ...

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    Fairfield County Concours d'Elegance star car is the 1939/47 Rolls-Royce Phantom III Vutotal Cabriolet
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    1939 Rolls-Royce Phantom III Vutotal Cabriolet by Labourdette – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The star car at this year's Fairfield Concours d'Elegance will wear the Spirit of Ecstasy on her hood and no less ecstatic a design all along her body. The 1939/47 Rolls-Royce Phantom III ...

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    Rodeo Drives: Announcing the Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance
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    Gooding & Company selections for the Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Beverly Hills' Greystone Mansion wants to show itself off, and it'll be doing so this year with the help of classic cars and Gooding & Co. The inaugural Greystone ...

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