1935 – 1942 Packard 120 / Packard Eight

1935 - 1942 Packard 120 / Packard Eight

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The Packard One-Twenty (also One Twenty and 120) was an automobile produced by the Packard Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan from 1935 to 1937 and from 1939 through the 1941 model years. The One-Twenty model designation was replaced by the Packard Eight model name during model years 1938 and 1942.

The One-Twenty is an important car in Packard’s history because it signified the first time that Packard entered into the highly competitive mid-priced eight-cylinder car market. Packard enthusiasts view the production of the One-Twenty and the Six/One-Ten models as the start of Packard losing its hold on the market as the premier American luxury automotive brand.

The introduction of the One-Twenty (and later the Six/One-Ten models) was a necessary move to keep Packard in business during the final years of the Great Depression. The reason the company decided … Read More

1935 Rover Speed 14 Wreath Special

1935 Rover Speed 14 Wreath Special

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Rover was a British automotive marque used between 1904 and 2005. It was launched as a bicycle maker called Rover Company in 1878, before manufacturing cars in 1904. The brand used the iconic Viking longship as its logo.

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1953 Cooper-Bristol MK II T23

1953 Cooper-Bristol MK II T23

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The Cooper Car Corporation was established in 1946 by Charles Cooper and his son John Cooper. Collectively with John’s boyhood buddy, Eric Brandon, they started by developing racing cars in Charles’ compact garage in Surbiton, Surrey, United Kingdom in 1946. Via the 1950s and early nineteen sixties, they reached car racing’s highest concentrations as their rear-engined, solitary-seat cars altered the facial area of Formula 1 and the Indianapolis five hundred, and their Mini Cooper dominated Rally racing. Many thanks in part to Cooper’s legacy, Britain stays the home of a flourishing racing marketplace, and the Cooper name lives on in the Cooper variations of the Mini manufacturing cars that are however designed in England but are now owned and promoted by BMW.

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Porsche 356 A on a Volkswagen Bulli T1

Porsche 356 A on a Volkswagen Bulli T1

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Porsche 356

The Porsche 356 was the firm’s first creation automobile. It was a light-weight and nimble dealing with rear-engine rear-wheel-travel 2 door athletics motor vehicle offered in hardtop coupe and open up configurations. Style improvements ongoing for the duration of the decades of manufacture, contributing to its motorsports achievements and acceptance. Manufacturing begun in 1948 at Gmünd, Austria wherever around 50 cars had been designed. In 1950 the factory relocated to Zuffenhausen, Germany and standard creation of the 356 ongoing right up until April 1965, effectively immediately after the replacement design 911 manufactured its autumn 1963 debut. It is estimated around half of the full creation of 76,000 356s nonetheless endure.

Volkswagen Bulli T1 Microbus

The Volkswagen Transporter collection, also referred to as the Volkswagen Team T platform collection, refers to quite a few generations of motor motor … Read More