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The Classic Auto Show Goes To LA This January

By   November 30, 2016

1915 American LaFrance Speedster

1915 American LaFrance Speedster

Clarion Events organizes one of the most successful classic car shows in the U.K. For those of us across the pond that is a little far to travel for such an event. Especially, when you have the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and Amelia Island right in the US each year.

However, this year the Classic Auto Show is taking a trip to the States and will go all the way out west. The vintage cars will be on display from January 27th through the 29th at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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Porsche Classic Radio With Navigation In Use

By   February 27, 2015

Porsche 964 with Classic Navigation Radio

Porsche Classic Navigation Radio

The other day we told you that Porsche Classic has a new radio for sale. This radio takes your vintage rear, front or mid-engined car and brings it into the modern era. It adds a navigation system, iPone / smart phone / MP3 player input and Bluetooth phone hookup.

While we haven’t gotten our hands to review the new radio yet, from this video it looks very good. The footage shows the new system at work as it is fitted to a very nice Porsche 911 Cabriolet.

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Video: These Vintage Racing Crashes Show How Far We Have Come

By   January 6, 2014

Vintage Racing Crashes

Vintage Racing Crashes

Racing safety has come along way since the early days if racing. Things such as roll cages and safety harnesses have made serious injury much less likely when crashes happen.

Unfortunately, serious injuries and even death still happen, but drivers are much better off then they used to be. Just how much better off are they?

Well, check out this video and see how racing was in the early days. This vintage footage shows early race cars being wrecked often causing their drivers to be thrown from the vehicles.

We should all be glad that motorsport is safer than it used to be, although nothing will ever be 100% safe.

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Porsche Racing: Defying Physics – Video

By   April 18, 2013

Porsche is a company that has had much success in motor racing. They have also done things in a way that most people thought was impossible. After all who would have thought that a rear-engined sports car would be such a successful race car.

In 2014 Porsche makes its return to the top level of racing at Le Mans and to celebrate their return they have been releasing videos about their racing history. This video shows all the things that Porsche has done that the skeptics thought were impossible. From winning with a rear-engined car to dominating with a turbocharged car, the things that Porsche has done in its history defies physics.

The video contains a lot of great vintage Porsche racing footage that will put a smile on your face.

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