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How to Mix Vintage and Modern Home Design in a Way That Works

Gone are the days of going to a traditional furniture store, seeing a floor model room setup you liked, then buying it and recreating the look lamp-for-lamp in your own home. Now, our homes are carefully “curated” in a way that’s supposed to reflect our personal style and philosophy—or at least look good on Instagram.Read […]

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I Figured Out What To Do With Ancient Classics When They Finish Going Out Of Style

The classic car market is just as confused as the rest of the economy right now as society weathers the coronavirus pandemic, but one thing’s constant: Fashion is cyclical, and while ’80s and ’90s hardware’s hot right now, older muscle cars are becoming less appealing. That has me thinking even older stuff must be…Read more… […]

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Porsche’s $1,500 Retro Radio Means Old 911s Can Have OEM Touchscreens Now

Porsche’s going to sell factory-branded touchscreen infotainment systems in both single and double-DIN slot sizes for those of you with older P-cars who can’t live without Siri, Spotify, et al. for the duration of a drive. I bet Stuttgart sells every single one it can make.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Porsche’s $1,500 Retro Radio Means Old 911s Can Have OEM Touchscreens Now

Porsche’s going to sell factory-branded touchscreen infotainment systems in both single and double-DIN slot sizes for those of you with older P-cars who can’t live without Siri, Spotify, et al. for the duration of a drive. I bet Stuttgart sells every single one it can make.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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You Need To Hear This Toyota Funk Song Somebody Found On An Old Record

“You asked for it, you got it, Toyota,” was the Japanese automaker’s big tagline for the U.S. market through much of the 1970s. You might have known that already. But I bet you’ve never heard the full-length funk song based on the slogan that was pressed onto vinyl records! Crank this. No, seriously, it rules.Read […]

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Bentley Scanned All 630 Parts Of The 1929 Bentley Blower To Rebuild The Legend

Just last September, Bentley announced it would be painstakingly recreating 12 examples of its most famous race car, the 4 1/2-liter turbocharged 1929 Bentley Blower. Those plans hit a major milestone this week as engineers pushed through the current crisis to finalize the CAD modeling of every part of the original…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Whoa: A Vintage Land Rover Restomod That’s Not Laughably Garish

Coachwork outfits treating old Land Rovers to large-diameter wheels, Corvette V8s, and quilted-leather seats is one of the more unfortunate automotive trends of our time. But I really like East Coast Defender’s Series IIA “Project Henry.”Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Quickly Locate Hard-to-Find Items With This Search Engine for Vintage Clothing

If you’re shopping for new clothing, then finding the thing you want is a relatively easy proposition. When you’re looking for vintage clothing; however, finding that perfect jacket, bag, or pair of jeans gets a bit more complicated. Gem is a website and app that can help. Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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This Is What It’s Like To Ride In The 1969 Baja 1000-Winning Ford Bronco

Only one four-wheel-drive vehicle in history has won the Baja 1000 overall, and it’s this one. Driven to the victory by Rod Hall and Larry Minor, the story goes that in those early days of the race there were hardly any roads and certainly no useful maps, making it an incredibly difficult journey. To have […]

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This Savage McLaren F1 Hillclimb Racer Is A Ridiculously Fast Impostor

I have to begin this by saying that I don’t think about the McLaren F1 much anymore. There was a time when it overwhelmed my daydreams, but as prices have gone stratospheric and all of its performance statistics have been eclipsed by modern technology, it’s just not relevant to my workaday life anymore. That is, […]

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