Barn finds: Jewels of automotive archaeology

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Imagine the excitement of unearthing a new archaeological piece or finding a hidden treasure. These discoveries are saturated with adventure and have an aura of mysticism about them.

And now picture stumbling upon a dusty 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/2, abandoned in an old garage. You have come across a ‘barn find’! Not only that, but you have also just entered a time capsule loaded with history. Congratulations!

Discovering cars in a derelict condition in time-forgotten places has been on the rise. These vehicles ...

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Porsche 911: The greatest sports car ever

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The first 911 model was released in 1963, at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Ever since it has held a special place in the hearts of car enthusiasts. Over the years Porsche 911 has gone through several modifications. The car marque has always aimed for perfection while leaving the model’s core concept intact. Throughout the years, in spite of all the innovations, the identity and philosophy of Porsche remained the same.

The 911’s worldwide popularity is an undeniable fact. In 2015, the ...

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Peugeot 205 GTi – The car that saved the brand

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The world has seen many car brands that have become iconic. Here in the States, we definitely cherish such classics. However, the truth is that almost every company has at least one or two respectable models that are worth looking into. And yet… some we have completely forgotten!

Recently we found out that Peugeot is coming back to the US after about 30 years of complete absence. But many people on this side of the ocean have ...

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Can we understand the collector car market?

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If you are like me, you are probably thinking – why would someone need more than one car in their garage? Think about it, there is simply no way of driving more than one at a time!

I have a friend who likes to say that we don’t buy a car for ourselves; we buy it for a neighbor, or whoever else is watching. The first time he mentioned it, it didn’t dawn on me how right he was. Now, the ...

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Get acquainted with 1953 Jaguar XK-120

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During the last century, Jaguar has manufactured cars for the British Prime Minister. It also holds royal warrants from Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles. Steve McQueen owned a Jaguar XKSS. It was one of only 16 built. Jay Leno holds the same model as part of his automobile collection as well.

Today, we will take a closer look at another special car manufactured by Jaguar: the 1953 Jaguar XK-120. This is one of the models Corsia Logistics have shipped in ...

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Rusty Slammington: The undying driving machine

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Do you know what people love most? Stories. Philosophers have long speculated that stories are the things that make us human. We just love hearing about great characters, tough circumstances and thrilling conclusions.

Well, what if I told you that the character in today’s spotlight is not human at all? In fact, it is a car. And I do not mean one of those Disney animations for children. I have in mind a truly badass, out-of-this-world, gone-through-everything kind of vehicle. One ...

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Chicago Auto Show at a glance

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You may know Chicago for its Maxwell Street Polish sausages and the famous Chicago-style hot dogs, jazz and blues scene, the Sears Tower, or even the 1920s gangsters such as Al Capone. However, this list is not complete without mentioning Chicago as a host of the nation’s largest auto show, covering more than one million square feet of exhibit space.

Before diving full head into this year’s edition, let’s rewind and take a look back at the ...

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Shipping America’s favorite pickup: 1997 Ford F-150

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There was something special about this particular line that made people cherish and appreciate it. Even though nowadays most of these trucks are extinct, they “built” the foundation for light trucks in North America’s market from the ‘40s to the ‘70s.

During that time, truck popularity was on the rise. Pickup trucks, in particular, were gaining traction as they started to shift away from their primary use as work-related vehicles. People started to see these trucks as flexible vehicles that could ...

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A car to remember: 1949 Ford Tudor Sedan

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History is flying so fast by us that sometimes we do not have enough time to appreciate its wonders. This applies doubly so to the world of cars. Nowadays they shift gears for us, park for us, and even pay attention to the road for us. But in the midst of that progress, we lose track of the unique characteristics of each vehicle. May this be due to the fact that there is no uniqueness left?

At some point, we transported ...

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Some of the most interesting cars shipped in 2018

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That being said, one of our favorite aspects of our job is getting to transport some super cool cars. In that regard, 2018 was quite generous to us. We saw plenty of remarkable vehicles and admired the ingenuity of their engineering. However, some of them just made a much bigger impression on us than others.

Because of all that, today I want to have a recap. In 2018 there were 5 cars Corsia shipped that I particularly fancied. Some of them ...

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