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1994 BMW 320i Sold for $1

A BMW for $1. Sounds too good to be true, but for one Trade Me buyer it was obviously his lucky day. The 1994 blue BMW 320i was listed yesterday morning with a $1 reserve by Christchurch  car dealership Stadium Cars. Before lunchtime, it had been snapped up by a bidder using the name ”bignz”, […]

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Twiggy's Lamborghini Miura

The Original Supercar from the Original Supermodel: Twiggy’s Lamborghini Miura Up For Auction

It’s hard to radiate more retro-chic appeal than Lesley “Twiggy” Lawson’s 1969 Lamborghini Miura S. Resplendent in Twiggy’s chosen lime green with orange/white stripes livery, this lovely Lambo will go under the hammer during Motorclassica’s Collector Car Auction this October. RACV Motorclassica, Australasia’s premier award-winning Concours d’Elegance and Classic Motor Show is pleased to announce […]

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Martin Scorcese

Martin Scorcese to produce “Silver Ghost” film

Martin Scorsese has announced he will produce “Silver Ghost”, a film that chronicles the lives of the names behind the formation of Rolls-Royce. The producer/director was behind films such as The Departed, Goodfellas and Taxi Driver and he will now lend his expertise alongside Lord Richard Attenborough and Anthony Haas. At a recent announcement on […]

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Carroll Shelby

Carroll Shelby has Passed Away, Aged 89

LOS ANGELES – May 11, 2012 – Carroll Shelby International, Inc announced today that Carroll Hall Shelby, a man whose vision for performance transformed the automobile industry, has died at age 89. Mr. Shelby passed away yesterday at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. The cause of death was not disclosed. Born on Jan. 11, 1923, Carroll […]

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Brett Ramsay from In Pit Lane at The Healey Factory

Brett Ramsay – In Pit Lane

On Wednesday 9th May 2012, Brett Ramsay from the Channel 31 TV show “In Pit Lane” gave a most entertaining presentation to the Victorian members of the Bolwell Car Club and Lotus Club Victoria at Melbourne’s classic sports car specialists, The Healey Factory. For many attendees this was their first visit to The Healey Factory’s […]

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