Tag Archives: Retro

Follow Retro Car Bot, A Bot Of Nothing But Retro Cars

It’s once more time to bless your timeline with a Retro Car Bot, a bot that tweets out retro cars and information about them. That’s it. It’s so great.

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This Datsun 240Z Proves Classic Sports Cars Were Born To Go Off-Road

This 1973 Datsun (Nissan) 240Z is on a boat heading to China for “the greatest motoring adventure in Historic Rallying” right now. But not before our friend Matt Farah got a chance to kick some dust up with it in the Cali desert!

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That sticker package was factory.

That sticker package was factory. The rest of this Jeep, not so much. Get ready for a quick drive review of the diesel Legacy Scrambler on Truck Yeah! soon.

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This Ford Model T Just Embarrassed Your Lifted Jeep

Sit your butt down and pay respect to how great granddaddy could off-road back before the original Willy’s Jeep was so much as a sketch on a bar napkin.

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This Basic BMW 2002 Sold For $125,000 And It Was More Than Worth It

A few months ago we drove a fantastically well-dialed 1974 BMW 2002 . Fun as the car was on-road, it’s not historically significant or a desirable Tii, turbo, or even round-taillight variant. Which makes the price it pulled down pretty impressive.

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The Land Rover Series 1 had all the interior you’d ever need.

The Land Rover Series 1 had all the interior you’d ever need. At least, as long as you only drive below 20 MPH and exclusively on goat paths. The company is rebuilding 25 examples exactly to 1948 specification at its Heritage Center.

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This Ridiculous Rolling Deathtrap Makes A Go-Kart Look Like A Space Ship

“You can feel every ripple in the road,” Mark Walker affectionately says about his GN Thunderbug. The “car” is basically a baby carriage with an old airplane engine strapped to it.

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The Fiat Was More Than A Car Before It Was A Miata

We’re all wide-eyed over the brand-spanking-new Fiat 124 convertible, also known as the Miata’s fancy dress. But MotorWeek was running that bad boy before it had the benefit of Japanese reliability. Check out how the original did in 1982:

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Driving A Perfectly Restored BMW 2002 Is Like Living In A Dream

For me it started with the wooden steering wheel. Something about that lacquer, smooth and grippy at the same time. It dug up old memories of a pool cue, from this time I was just out adolescence, hanging with my friends at a grown-up bar, trying to get some girl’s attention. That’s what it does. It feels like the best part of a bygone era, like pure nostalgia and positivity.

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Gearheads Get Four Reasons To Appreciate Postage Stamps In 2016

The U.S. Postal Service (remember those guys?) has a big new crop of pretty stamps for 2016, including this set of four classic pickup trucks. Beautifully rendered as clean and colorful drawings, forget mailing the gas bill—these are nice enough to hang on the wall!

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