Rover 100 (1994)

Rover 100 (1994) 1

Manufacturer : Rover
Productions : 1994
Source : netcarshow.com

In the autumn of 1994, Rover scrapped the Metro nameplate, replacing it with a new name, Rover 100, which had been adopted on continental Europe on the Rover Metro’s launch in 1990, due to the weakness of the Austin marque in Europe.

The mechanics of the car remained much the same with 1.1 and 1.4 petrol engines and Hydragas suspension, but there was now the option of a Peugeot-sourced 1.5 diesel. The exterior was altered to disguise the car’s age, meet the increased cooling requirements of the Peugeot motor and to offer a reduced-format Rover family grille. This was achieved through fitment of new front and rear bumpers, sill covers, rear boot handle & lamps headlamps, bonnet and grille.

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BMW 328 Touring Coupe (1936-1940)

BMW 328 Touring Coupe (1936-1940) 1

Manufacturer : BMW
Productions : 1936-1940
Source : netcarshow.com

The BMW 328 was a sports car made by BMW between 1936 and 1940, designed by Fritz Fiedler. It featured many advanced features for its time such as a tubular space frame and a hemispherical combustion chamber engine. It was much praised at the time for its performance and handling. The car won many races including the prestigious Mille Miglia — a class win in 1938 and the outright winner (with a streamlined body) in 1940. It also won the RAC Rally in 1939 and came in fifth overall (first in its class) in the 1939 Le Mans 24 hours.

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1934-1936 Elgin Blackhawk

Manufacturer :  Westfield Manufacturing Company
Productions : 1934-1936
Source : nostalgic.net

This completely original Elgin Blackhawk exemplifies the styling trend of the time with it’s massive motorcycle size toolbox tank and low slung frame. The Blackhawk was manufactured by Westfield Manufacturing for sale by Sears between 1934 and 1936. The frame design was called the “Twinbar” and preceded the radically styled Twinbar of 1938-40. The bike changed very little between years. This bike features the unique “Elgin” pancake horn with flipper switch mounted to the handlebar. The original red seat is still on it! Notice the bulky steel clad wood rims made by Lobdel, and the original speedometer.

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