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15:05  25 november  2019
15:05  25 november  2019 Source:   espressocommunication.com

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Beatles drummer Ringo Starr owned a 1966 model of what car?

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Leyland Mini

Morris 850

Morris Mascot

Mini Cooper

Race car designer John Cooper developed this high-performance variation of the Mini in 1961.

Roger Moore drove this car in the 1960s TV series The Saint.

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Volvo P1800

Volvo S40

Volvo PV444

Volvo P40

The coupe was designed by Pelle Pettersson, who would later turn his attention to yachts.

Saab's first four-stroke engine was offered in this model.

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Saab 92

Saab 900

Saab 96

Saab 9000

The V4 engine’s success on the market and in competitions led to the discontinuation of the original two-stroke.

Enzo Ferrari called it “the most beautiful car in the world” when it launched at the 1961 Geneva Motor Show.

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Jaguar E-type

Jaguar XJ-S

Jaguar XK150

Jaguar 420G

These days, an E-type in good condition costs around $130,000.

It’s the best-selling car model of all time.

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Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Type 2

Volkswagen Beetle

The Beetle received its first major redesign in 1998, 60 years after its launch.

This rear-engined economy car was an immediate hit after launching at the 1955 Paris Motor Show.

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Renault Dauphine

Renault Frégate

Renault Floride

Renault 4CV

More than two million Dauphines were sold over the vehicle’s 11-year lifespan.

It was one of the first volume production cars equipped with front disc brakes.

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Triumph Mayflower

Triumph TR3

Triumph Spitfire

Triumph Acclaim

The TR3’s windows sported side curtains; roll-up windows didn’t arrive until the TR4.

This was BMC’s official rally car until the Mini took its place.

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Austin Healey 3000

Austin Healey Sprite

Austin Healey 100

Austin Healey 100-6

The car’s engine came not from Austin, but from the Morris engineering design shop.

This car’s gullwing doors were unlike anything on the market when it was introduced in 1954.

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Mercedes-Benz W196

Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

Mercedes-Benz 230 SL

The 212-horsepower direct-injection engine also made the 230 SL the fastest production car of its day.

This was one of the last general-use rear-engined cars to be developed.

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Škoda Felicia

Škoda Octavia

Škoda 105

Škoda Fabia

These inexpensive family cars also did well on the rally circuit.

This car’s designer, Claus Luthe, went on to have an illustrious career with BMW and Audi.

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NSU RO 80

NSU Spider

NSU Sport Prinz

NSU 6/30

NSU first made sewing machines when it was founded in 1873.

The original model of this car had three wheels and a single-cylinder motorcycle engine.

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BMW Isetta

BMW New Class

BMW Dixi

BMW 801

More than 150,000 Isettas sold between 1955 and 1962.

This was the first car to fully apply Volvo’s safety engineering expertise.

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Volvo 144

Volvo Amazon

Volvo PV

Volvo Duett

A full set of seat belts was standard, with the front seats including shoulder belts.

Though under 10 feet long, this Dante Giacosa classic could still carry four passengers.

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Fiat Punto

Fiat Uno

Fiat Panda

Fiat 500

Fiat celebrated the 60th anniversary of the 500 with an exhibit at New York’s Museum of Modern Art.

This is the car that Ferris and his friends drove and inadvertently wrecked in the movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

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Ferrari F40

Ferrari Tipo 815

Ferrari Enzo

Ferrari 250GT

A 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO recently sold at auction for $70 million.

This fibreglass-bodied, wedge-shaped Lotus went into production in 1974.

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Lotus Elite

Lotus Eleven

Lotus Eclat

Lotus Esprit

Just 2,500 Elites, give or take, were sold over the eight years the car was produced.

This car was first launched in 1963 as the Giulia Sprint GT.

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Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider

Alfa Romeo GTV

Alfa Romeo GT Junior

Alfa Romeo Montreal

The GTV’s five-speed gearbox was a rarity when it first appeared.

Unveiled at the Paris Salon in 1948, this car went on to be produced for another 42 years.

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Citroën 2CV

Citroën 8CV

Citroën Ami

Citroën DS

2CV stands for “deux chevaux,” meaning “two horses.”

This iconic sports car was introduced to the public in 1963 and went through seven incarnations until 2012.

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Porsche 356

Porsche 908

Porsche 911

Porsche 917

All Porsche 911s have been manufactured in Porsche's factory in Stuttgart, Germany.

Enzo Ferrari drove a metallic-grey model of this car to work between 1966 and 1968.

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Peugeot 309

Peugeot 205

Peugeot 505

Peugeot 404

Peugeot sold 2.75 million 404s between 1960 and 1975.

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