Brooklands | Bentley Specifications and Review

Brooklands | Bentley Specifications and Review

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          Brooklands | Bentley Specifications and Review   The Brooklands was Rolls-Royce’s response to difficult economic times: a budget Bentley costing around a mere £100,000 ($150,000). The Mulsanne and Bentley Eight were dropped and the Brooklands took their place. It was meant to be a more driver-oriented luxury car, but it had an old-fashioned normally aspirated […]

Cinquecento | Fiat Specifications and Review

Cinquecento | Fiat Specifications and Review

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              Cinquecento | Fiat Specifications and Review   It was the cool new city car from Fiat. With a cheeky design and trendsetting mechanical brio, it was like a little slice of Italy on wheels—except that the small angular hatchback was never produced in Italy. The Cinquecento was a product of Poland. This was […]

Escort RS Cosworth | Ford Specifications and Review

Escort RS Cosworth | Ford Specifications and Review

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    Escort RS Cosworth | Ford Specifications and Review   Many carmakers boast that a model they introduce is a rally car or a race car for the road, but often their claim is no more than that—a boast.The Ford Escort RS Cosworth was an exception—the Real Deal. In the late 1980s Ford wanted to build a car to […]

Typhoon | GMC Specifications and Review

Typhoon | GMC Specifications and Review

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                 Typhoon | GMC Specifications and Review   There was a time when off-road utility vehicles like the Land Rover, G-Wagon, and Landcruiser were slow, lumbering things. It was assumed that was the price you paid for off-road ability, and their wealthy owners were content to trundle along in the slow lane. Then […]

Figaro | Nissan Specifications and Review

Figaro | Nissan Specifications and Review

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                   Figaro | Nissan Specifications and Review   The Figaro always seemed destined to become a classic. It was launched to celebrate Nissan’s fiftieth year of production under the slogan “Back to the future.” The tiny 2+2 retro convertible was built in limited numbers (20,000) for one year only, but public demand […]

Cappuccino | Suzuki Specifications and Review

Cappuccino | Suzuki Specifications and Review

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          Cappuccino | Suzuki Specifications and Review   Kei cars are a unique Japanese category of tiny vehicles that get big tax and insurance reductions.The idea was originally to encourage Japan’s car industry; today, it’s more relevant that buyers don’t need to own a parking space in order to buy a kei car. The kei category […]

Diablo | Lamborghini Specifications and Review

Diablo | Lamborghini Specifications and Review

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        Diablo | Lamborghini Specifications and Review   The Diablo is one of the most famous supercars of all time. In addition to its performance, which is still sensational today, it was designed to be the greatest head-turner on the road—and it succeeded. It was the fastest production car in the world at the time, but it […]

Tempest | Jankel Specifications and Review

Tempest | Jankel Specifications and Review

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                Tempest | Jankel Specifications and Review   Robert Jankel built lavish Bugatti Royale lookalikes, streamlined two-seaters with six wheels and 488-cubic- inch (8,000-cc) engines, plus Vauxhall-powered Lima roadsters. But when Porsche launched its 959 hypercar, Ferrari announced its F40, and Jaguar the XJ220, Jankel decided to come up with a similar super […]

V16T | Cizeta-Moroder Specifications and Review

V16T | Cizeta-Moroder Specifications and Review

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          V16T | Cizeta-Moroder Specifications and Review   One of Italy’s most promising supercar projects of the late 1980s/early 1990s was the Cizeta-Moroder V16T. The car was developed by a group of former Lamborghini engineers, led by the talented Claudio Zampolli, who’d teamed up with an unlikely partner: music composer Giorgio Moroder. He’d previously won three […]

Gold Label | Jankel Specifications and Review

Gold Label | Jankel Specifications and Review

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            Gold Label | Jankel Specifications and Review   The man behind Panther cars had been the London- based engineer Robert Jankel, who produced luxurious retro roadsters in the 1970s. After Panther went bankrupt, Jankel moved into specialist coachbuilding at a workshop in Surrey. At first he created custom models for luxury brands, such as […]