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I’ve always had a strange admiration for the Ford Streetka, the weird, convertible, Pininfarina-buil

I’ve always had a strange admiration for the Ford Streetka, the weird, convertible, Pininfarina-built version of the Ford Ka compact car. I think the tiny Ford Ka is itself a cute little machine, but I’d never have guessed a roadster version would look this good. The car is based on a the Ghia-designed Ford Saetta…Read […]

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Gurgel was a fascinating Brazilian company that, in the late 1960s, began building its own dune bugg

Gurgel was a fascinating Brazilian company that, in the late 1960s, began building its own dune buggy-like cars based on the Volkswagen Beetle platform and powertrain. Later, things got more exciting when Gurgel built machines with bold-looking bodies made of a material called Plasteel, which was a blend of fiberglass…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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In 1991, Germany was exciting and everyone had a vision for what reunification might bring.

In 1991, Germany was exciting and everyone had a vision for what reunification might bring. Mercedes, for their part, thought a B-pillar-less minivan with an extra low belt-line, mobile fax machine and central driving position would suit the needs of a post-Soviet nation. They were wrong, of course. But they gave it a…Read more… Continue […]

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This year is the 70th birthday of Joop Donkervoort, the founder of the Dutch boutique carmaker that

This year is the 70th birthday of Joop Donkervoort, the founder of the Dutch boutique carmaker that bears his name. Back in 1978 he began the company by building Lotus 7 replicas, and eventually began branching out to his own, albeit similar, designs. As a birthday gift, Donkervoort built him the limited edition D8…Read more… […]

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This year is the 70th birthday of Joop Donkervoort, the founder of the Dutch boutique carmaker that

This year is the 70th birthday of Joop Donkervoort, the founder of the Dutch boutique carmaker that bears his name. Back in 1978 he began the company by building Lotus 7 replicas, and eventually began branching out to his own, albeit similar, designs. As a birthday gift, Donkervoort built him the limited edition D8…Read more… […]

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Oh me? Don’t mind me. Just up to my usual over here, taking a drive on the beach. What? No. Of course there’s nothing suspicious at all under that tarp. I promise.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Oh me?

Oh me? Don’t mind me. Just up to my usual over here, taking a drive on the beach. What? No. Of course there’s nothing suspicious at all under that tarp. I promise.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Oh me?

Oh me? Don’t mind me. Just up to my usual over here, taking a drive on the beach. What? No. Of course there’s nothing suspicious at all under that tarp. I promise.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Oh me?

Oh me? Don’t mind me. Just up to my usual over here, taking a drive on the beach. What? No. Of course there’s nothing suspicious at all under that tarp. I promise.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Oh me?

Oh me? Don’t mind me. Just up to my usual over here, taking a drive on the beach. What? No. Of course there’s nothing suspicious at all under that tarp. I promise.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Psst.

Psst. Hey. Ben here. If you’re in need of a fun gaming podcast, you should definitely check out my newest show — Memory Card. Every episode covers the history surrounding a weird and wonderful character, console, accessory or game. You can find it on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and Spotify.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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