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Cars That Stand the Test of Time




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1985 Ferrari 288 GTO Struts Its Stuff At Auction For The First Time In Decades

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And it has less than 4000 miles on it!

Ferrari has a long and storied past behind the name and legend which now accompanies the brand. With extreme poise and grace, fans were left with jaws on the floor as the fire-breathing Ferraris ripped through the tight corners and long straights of the European racing circuit. This trend continues today as these Rosso Corsa rapscallions are the pinnacle of speed and Italian performance. The mid-engine, high revving, and powerful beast have carved out a niche for themselves as pioneers for implementing track and road performance in the automotive industry. As impressive as the newer models are, we mustn’t forget the intense history surrounding these cars. This particular vehicle shows that off quite well and presents to the world a time in which Ferrari was at a peak.

The car in question is a

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Writer and Photographer Team Up to Detail ’50 Cars Time Forgot’

Early in 2020, veteran automotive writer Axel Catton and veteran automotive photographer Michel Zumbrunn were looking for a project they could work on during the pandemic. Along with publisher teNeues, they settled on the idea that became Lost Beauties: 50 Cars that Time Forgot, a new, lavishly illustrated coffee-table book that takes an in-depth look at influential, outlier, or just plain weird vintage vehicles that have all but vanished from the (general) public imagination.

Starting with 300 images that Zumbrunn had shot over the past decade or so, Catton and his collaborators each created a list of the 50 cars they’d want to include in the book. “About 45 were identical on all three lists,” Catton said. “We said, wow, that’s something. It made our job much easier.”

Cars were chosen based on a few criteria. “I wanted to look at the pictures and have them speak to me

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VW, Ford, Daimler fear chip shortage could persist for some time

Technicians work in the assembly line of German carmaker Volkswagen’s electric ID. 3 car in Dresden, Germany, June 8, 2021.

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Car manufacturers including Ford, Volkswagen and Daimler are still struggling to deal with the impact of the global chip shortage, with executives from each of the companies warning a lack of silicon is likely to remain a problem.

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess, Daimler CEO Ola Kallenius and Ford Europe chairman of the management board Gunnar Herrmann told CNBC’s Annette Weisbach at the Munich Motor Show on Monday that it’s hard to tell when the complex issue will be resolved.

Germany’s Volkswagen, Europe’s largest carmaker, has lost market share in China as a result of the chip shortage, Diess said.

“We are relatively weak because of semiconductor shortages,” he said. “We are hit more in China than the rest of the world. That’s why we are

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