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Monkeemobile Builder Dean Jeffries Dies

The man who painted the first Cobra and built the Monkeemobile, customising legend Dean Jeffries, died at his home on 5th May 2013 at the age of 80. Born in February 1933 in Lynwood, California, instead of doing well in school he gravitated toward cars, learning from his mechanic father. While with the Army in […]

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Aston Martin's headquarters and production facilities will remain at Gaydon

Major Changes Announced at Aston Martin

Industry news sources have revealed a number of significant changes at Aston Martin, including a major financing deal and a change in senior management. Change number 1: Aston Martin has confirmed a partnership deal with industrial solutions and investment company Investindustrial. The completed deal, which was announced in December 2012, brings £150m worth of investment […]

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Charles Morgan Replaced at Morgan Motor Company

Usually reliable source, UK’s Autocar, has reported that Charles Morgan has been replaced as Morgan Motor Company’s Managing Director following a move by share holders and the board of directors. Charles Morgan is the grandson of company founder H.F.S. Morgan, who began his cycle-car manufacturing business in 1910 and remained on as managing director until […]

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Porsche 911 Celebrates 50th Birthday

2013 marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most iconic sports cars to ever be produced – the Porsche 911.  Of course the brand wants to celebrate this special occasion and has thus announced a variety of events for the coming months. The celebration will kick off at the Retro Classics automobile show in […]

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Ford 1940 Coupe Licensed Body

American Classic – All New Ford 1940 Coupe Body Shell

The 1940 Ford Coupe will join Ford’s group of officially licensed steel reproduction car bodies. It’s available for ordering now, from Dennis Carpenter Ford Restoration Parts. The ’40 Coupe found its home in American culture after World War II.  Veterans came home, bought the flathead V8-equipped Ford and started adding performance parts.  The car made […]

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Shelby Mustang GT500CR Convertible by Classic Recreations

1967 Shelby Mustang GT500CR Convertible by Classic Recreations

Classic Recreations has followed up its iconic 1967 Shelby Fastback continuation car with a GT500CR Convertible officially licensed by Shelby. Never officially built with only one prototype car known to exist, the 1967 Shelby GT500 Convertible is one of the rarest and most sought after collector cars from the 1960s. The Classic Recreations GT500CR Convertible […]

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