The other life of Ford Falcon

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Unlike the classic car culture in the US, which mainly boils down to polishing your relic for a weekend drive or an occasional gathering with fellow enthusiasts, Argentines still get a lot of use out of their motor antiques.

In Argentina, it’s no rare sight to see a 1950s Ford pickup jalopy rattling along, hauling its cargo to some construction site. As you start paying attention, you may spot one too many Falcons parked in the streets. ...

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Love in the times of Volga

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As he lovingly dusts off the windshield of the sky-blue Volga, a reflection emerges. The old man pensively stares at what he sees reflected in the glass, a tide of memories rushed over him. “You know,” he uttered quietly. “This car was your grandmother’s dream.”

In Soviet Russia, public transport was king, and private car ownership was an experience desired by many but accessible to few. A lack of money was not the main issue. Even if you could afford a ...

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How much does it cost to ship a classic car?

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Classic cars have high material and sentimental value for enthusiasts and collectors. Therefore, if you need to bring your newly acquired classic ride home from an auction, or take it to a car show, we highly recommend you ship it with an experienced car transport company.

Various factors play into the final cost of shipping a classic automobile. To give you an idea of how we calculate the price, we need to look into the specifics of shipping a classic car.

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Dodge La Femme: The one for the ladies

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Let me tell you a little secret. Although I am a man, one of my favorite cars in the world is Nissan Micra К12. For a while, it has been labeled as the poster feminine car. But you know what? The little thing is comfortable, you can park it anywhere, and it is one of the most reliable vehicles I have ever seen. Cute, too!

See, I have no problem admitting I like “a woman’s car.” For me, the issue is… ...

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Corsia’s car of the day: Ford (Ghia) Brezza

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March, being Women’s History Month, gives us a great excuse to celebrate the incredible women in the automotive world. Meet one more woman who made history in the automotive industry – Marilena Corvasce. She was responsible for designing Ford (Ghia) Brezza top-to-bottom, bumper-to-bumper.

Here’s how it happened. Ford tasked Ghia, its European design division, with creating a mid-engine sports car, a concept that was road-ready. Rumor has it, the automaker was looking to rival GM’s Pontiac Fiero. ...

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Corsia’s car of the day: Lamborghini Diablo

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In January 1990, after four years of development, the world met Lamborghini Diablo. Originally the company commissioned Marcello Gandini, to whom we also owe Countach, Miura, and Espada, to work on the design.

However, Gandini’s concept was criticized for its sharp edges. The task was reassigned to a design team lead by Tom Gale, and Diablo, as we know it today, was conceived. As Jeremy Clarkson of Top Gear has described it, Diablo was designed “solely to ...

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Corsia’s car of the day: 1968 Ferrari 330 GTC

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What thought comes to mind when you hear “Ferrari”? Exclusivity, style, power… But never “bridging gaps”…

At the 1966 Geneva Motorshow, the world received Ferrari 330 GTC to fall in love with. The new grand tourer inherited the sophisticated flair of the 330 GT 2+2 and the power of 275 GT Berlinetta, thus connecting the best of two worlds. And it may just represent everything you adore about the Italian automaker.

The 330 GTC had the same transmission, steering, and suspension as ...

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Volvo P1800: The poor man’s Ferrari

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One of the greatest things about older vehicles is their style. You could take the least interesting classic car, and chances are it still looks slick. However, some autos go even further. Their looks become iconic with universal recognition. And yet… certain gems still slip through the cracks.

Today, we have an interesting vehicle to talk about – Volvo P1800. On the one hand, its Swedish origins don’t usually hint at supreme design. Not that Volvo makes ugly cars, but their ...

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Classic cars’ future driven by tech

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Technological advancements have influenced many economic sectors and life spheres. The auto industry is not an exception. Futuristic concept designs, electric vehicle trends, and the application of the Internet of Things have revolutionized mobility. Yet, in the midst of these progressive changes, the question of classic cars’ future rises.

The brainstorming process about classic cars’ future does not stay just on paper. It has already reached practical applications in different directions.

A typical classic car restoration consists of bringing the car back ...

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Corsia’s car of the day: BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage R

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BMW has given the world plenty of iconic cars – the quirky Isetta, exquisite RS 700, or the nearly perfect Z4 are just the tip of the iceberg. The German behemoth of automaking has won many hearts across the globe with its timeless, emotion-provoking designs and thrill-inducing performance.

Another model that gained an instant cult following was 3.0 CSL, also dubbed The Batmobile. The bat-like fins running along the top of the front ...

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