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AK427

AK427 AC Cobra Replica Driven

Kit cars haven’t always enjoyed the best rep, particularly with the number of VW Beetle based models that appeared on the scene back in the 70s, but times have moved on, quality improved and so with a V8 engine up front and a decent chassis underneath is there now a case for cars like the AK427 […]

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Ford Capri 280 Brooklands

Ford Capri 280 Brooklands Driven

By 1986 the Capri had already outlived its expected lifetime by three years thanks to the Cologne powered 2.8i and so when Ford discovered a spare 1038 shells they decided to produce one final model, the Ford Capri 280 Brooklands. Originally there were going to be 500 Turbo-Technics modified cars called the Capri 500 but […]

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Chevrolet Corvette C3 Driven

The Chevrolet Corvette C3 is a car that combines serious muscle power with sublime handling and powerful brakes to bring the fight not only to the Ford Mustang, but also Porsche 911 and Jaguar E-Type. Surprised, we certainly were. The first thing to say is if you are in the market to buy then do […]

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Retro Cars

Ford Mustang GT Driven

In 1964 Ford hit the jackpot, they had learnt in the past all about producing cars in volume, the Model A for instance, and latterly about attractive design, think T-Bird. But in the April of ‘64 they combined these two things to devastating effect in the hugely successful Mustang, something that was well worth celebrating […]

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Mustang 289 V8 Convertible Driven

Let me paint you a picture. It is a red hot day and someone fires up and offers you a drive in a stunning dark blue with contrasting cream hide 1966 Mustang 289 V8 Convertible. Now excuse me for not being totally in tune with all the local folk laws here in the UK but […]

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