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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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Ableton gifts Live 10 users with a free pack of vintage sounds

Ableton is encouraging Live 10 users to “take it back to the old school” with a free Live pack rife with vintage synth sounds. All Live 10 owners will be able to choose from a pack inventory of pads, bass, leads, and keys, each of which come complete with eight macros for further sound sharpening. […]

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Watch This Beautiful Footage Of A 1968 Ford Bronco Living Its Best Life

Ford Broncos were born to run free, and this little Baja video has some of the most satisfying scenes of a sweet old 4×4 in its element. This ’68 Bronco is a little beefier than your average vintage SUV, which makes it that much more exciting to watch in the wild.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Premiere: Jeremy Olander – Shuttle (King Unique ’94 Remix)

King Unique sought to turn back the clock for a nostalgia-fueled re-work to Jeremy Olander‘s “Shuttle,” and it is safe to say that he succeeded in his mission to do so. Like a piece labeled “’94 Remix” might imply, this interpretation of “Shuttle” is rife with influences from the decade. The original track’s touching progression […]

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