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Bernd Rosemeyer – Racing Driver
By July 31, 2015 Read More →

Bernd Rosemeyer – Racing Driver

Bernd Rosemeyer achieved international fame primarily as one of Auto Union’s top drivers in Grand Prix races and world speed record attempts in the Silver Arrows era of the 1930s. His racing triumphs in Europe, Africa and the USA made him a public idol – not least because of his swashbuckling driving style.

Toyota Celica 2nd gen. (1977-1981)
By July 30, 2015 Read More →

Toyota Celica 2nd gen. (1977-1981)

The second-generation Toyota Celica was launched in 1977. The new Toyota Celica was designed in the United States, and was aimed clearly for the American market. The new Celica was noticeable longer and wider than the first-generation model.

Dodge Charger 1st gen. (1966-1967)
By July 20, 2015 Read More →

Dodge Charger 1st gen. (1966-1967)

Charger was the Dodge brand’s first production fastback, high-speed street racer. The first generation Dodge Charger was introduced on Jan. 1, 1966. Dodge Charger was built on Dodge Coronet’s chassis but had its own body.

Opel Kadett B (1965-1973)
By July 16, 2015 Read More →

Opel Kadett B (1965-1973)

Opel Kadett B replaced its successful predecessor, the Opel Kadett A, in 1965. The successor to the first post-war Kadett was 18 centimeters longer, exceeding four meters in length and was available in three body versions right from market launch: as a two or four-door sedan, of course again as a CarAvan station wagon and as a chic coupé.

Dodge Viper ACR (1999)
By July 11, 2015 Read More →

Dodge Viper ACR (1999)

Dodge Viper ACR (American Club Racer) was a limited-edition version of the Dodge Viper. Introduced in 1999, Dodge Viper ACR was a street-legal performance model, designed to perform well both on the road and on the track.

Porsche 911 2.4 (1972-1973)
By July 10, 2015 Read More →

Porsche 911 2.4 (1972-1973)

Only possible way to achieve smaller emissions and still deliver the same performanc as before, was to increase the engine displacement. Porsche decided not not to increase engine bore, but rather piston stroke. The result was the Porsche 911 2.4.