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FOTD: Porsche 911 RS America

posted by on 15 September 2014 in Find Of The Day

The Porsche 911 RS America is something of a rare and special breed – a special edition Porsche that was produced specifically for the American market at the behest of a group of enthusiasts (including legendary racing driver Vic Elford) who worked at Porsche Cars North America. While Porsche has a long history of producing […] More…

Find of the Day: Lancia Delta HF Integrale

posted by on 4 September 2014 in Find Of The Day

For those of us “of a certain age,” the four wheel drive monsters that dominated Group A and Group B rallying during the ’80s will always hold a special place in our hearts. Images of Audis, Lancias, Porsches, Peugeots, and even fast Fords catching air as they spit out giant gravel rooster tails and roar […] More…

Find of the Day: 1987 Lamborghini Jalpa

posted by on 2 September 2014 in Find Of The Day

With Lamborghini as successful as they are today under Audi’s careful stewardship, it’s easy to forget that before the Gallardo came along and smashed all the records (nearly half of all Lamborghinis sold since 1963 are Gallardos) it was a good year for the company when they could sell more than 250 or so cars, […] More…

FOTD: US Legal Lotus Carlton

posted by on 14 May 2014 in Find Of The Day

The “Super Sedan” formula is one with which modern car enthusiasts are quite familiar. Take a basic executive type sedan, plonk in a giant engine, maybe some bigger brakes, stiffen up the suspension, and there you go. The BMW M5, Mercedes-Benz E-class AMG, and Audi RS6 were all born of that idea, and have all […] More…

FOTD: 1960 Maserati Birdcage

posted by on 28 April 2014 in Find Of The Day

To get this week off to a good start, we bring you a unique Find of the Day – a 1960 Maserati Birdcage. The “Birdcage” was really a series of evolving race cars which were produced by a struggling Maserati in the early 1960s. Internally they were referred to by “Type” as Tipo 60, Tipo […] More…

FOTD: 1989 Audi Sport quattro

posted by on 25 April 2014 in Find Of The Day

For old school fans of the brand, the legendary Audi Sport quattro undoubtedly reigns supreme over the pantheon of amazing cars that have come out of Ingolstadt over the years. It’s got it all – Quattro all wheel drive, a carbon / kevlar composite body, turbocharged five cylinder engine, and best of all a direct […] More…