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Very long wheel base: 1971 Matra M530 LX

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The Matra M530 (in this case in the “LX” version) is a particular car: you love it or you hate it but it certainly doesn’t go unnoticed. This car is the French equivalent of the Fiat X1/9 or the Volkswagen-Porsche … Continue reading

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Soft spot: 1967 Mustang GT 390 Fastback

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Maybe because of Bullitt, or maybe just because of the car itself, but I’ve always had a weakness for the 1967-68 Mustang GT Fastback. And I don’t think I’m the only one here. The weakness is even deeper if the … Continue reading

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Polish aluminium: 1965 Cobra 427 S/C by Kirkham

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Yep, that’s a replica. But, as all of you know, not all replicas are the same and that’s true also for this Cobra 427 built by Kirkham, a small factory in Provo, UT. There, among the beautiful landascapes of Utah, … Continue reading

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Korkes’ own: 1954 Ford Convertible “Parisienne”

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There’s a long story behind this custom 1954 Ford called “Parisienne” and the people behind this build are well known in the american custom builder panorama. The story behind this car is well explained here but the core is that this … Continue reading

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Million dollar face/2: 1967 OSI 20M TS Coupé

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The best gift made to a Ford Taunus was for sure the body of this model, built by O.S.I. in Turin, Italy,  but mainly sold in Germany where this car actually is for sale. We’ve published many of these, probably … Continue reading

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Rallye specs: 1971 Ford Escort MKI

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It’s not easy to find one of these Ford Escort MKI with the LHD option ad they’re even scarcer in the U.S.A., where this car actually is. That’s because these Fords were built by the british subsidiary so they were … Continue reading

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Real thing: 1932 Ford B Roadster Drag Car

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This kind of car is not the cup of tea of euro classic cars nuts, with the exception of the Northern Europe, but nowadays it’s really hard to find cars like this one. That’s because this is a real relic … Continue reading

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Candy apple: 1967 Ford Mustang GT 390 Fastback

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Once these were quite common cars in the U.S. but today, unfortunately, finding a correct ’67 4-speed manual Mustang Fastback is not that easy anymore. Of course we’re talking about driveable cars, then not wrecks, which have all their parts … Continue reading

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Shifting gears/2: 1968 Ford Mustang GT390 Fastback

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Ok, we know that this Mustang was not made in the same year of the one driven by Frank Bullitt but, on the other side, it’s a fastback with a manual gearbox and a 390 engine. It’s also painted in red, … Continue reading

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Labor of love: 1962 Ford Consul Capri

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The Consul Capri built by Ford EU was the attempt of building a cheap but good looking coupé for the masses: unfortunately its low-powered engine and production cost didn’t contribute to its commercial success. Clearly the body has some typical … Continue reading

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