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Flashback To 2002 : Ford Motor Co Sells Prototypes

Flashback To 2002 : Ford Motor Co Sells Prototypes

Flashback to 2002: Detroit Automaker sells prototypes   By Wallace Wyss   Long ago, when I was an auto reporter in Detroit, I borrowed a ring of keys from somebody at Ford PR and poked around various brick buildings near The Glass House (ford world HQ) and discovered many prototypes covered with dust.   Automakers […] [...more]

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Wallace Wyss : The GT40 Roadster

Wallace Wyss : The GT40 Roadster

Wallace Wyss on the GT40 Text & Illustration: Wallace Wyss Most people know the GT40 as a coupe but I’m here to tell you that there were in fact factory-built Ford GT40 roadsters. We haven’t been able to confirm how many, most say five 108; 109; 111 and 112 – all small block 289-powered versions. […] [...more]

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Pre War Perfection : Ford Model A Speedster

Pre War Perfection : Ford Model A Speedster

Claus Mueller of Munich, Germany has been in the classic car business for over 26 years. He started organizing events such as one of the first German classic car fairs “Classic Mobile” in Munich’s world famous Olympic Hall. Claus was also one of the early pioneers in special interest tours for classic car guys. Back […] [...more]

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Life is Racing: The Van Diemen On A Shoestring

Life is Racing: The Van Diemen On A Shoestring

Where there’s a will, there’s always a way. Ron Tebo shares with us how his passion for cars and lifelong desire to race steered him in the right direction. Check out this short bio on Ron and his Van Diemen. Featured Car: 1978 Van Diemen RF78 Owner: Ron Tebo Years Owned: 2000-2006 Wiki:Van Diemen International, […] [...more]

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Jim Clark’s Indy-Winning Lotus Coming To Amelia

Jim Clark’s Indy-Winning Lotus Coming To Amelia

The recently conserved Lotus-Ford 38/1, owned by The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan, will be on display one day only, Sunday March 13, at the 2011 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, Amelia Island, Florida. Bob Casey, automobile historian and curator of transportation at The Henry Ford, will be at the event and serving as one of […] [...more]

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