5 Gorgeous Classic Cars That Should Never Be Forgotten

One thing is for sure, which is that classic cars will never become a dying fashion. Despite a good number of advanced automakers striving to watch our beloved thoroughbreds and gorgeous olden day runabouts crash and burn into a mere faded memory, the classic cars that are still standing are there to stay, so to get the ball rolling, here’s a few favourites worth showing off to the world.

1) Blower Bentley


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Although the Blower was the very last Bentley to reach the market before the company decided to amalgamate its ideas with the likes of luxury vehicle manufacturer, Rolls-Royce, the car remains a firm favourite classic here in Britain. Bentley’s Blower was released in the early 1900s and was dubbed a remarkable vehicle for many reasons; at the time, it was amongst the very best and most expensive motors available to motorists. Albeit, perhaps in our current day and age, the Blower wouldn’t be the most ideal runabout but experiencing one of them feels like a once-in-a-lifetime moment for sure.

2) Jaguar E-Type


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Most car lovers already know of the E-Type, because how could you not? But for those who distinctly remember seeing this classic make an appearance somewhere on TV, you can thank the popular Top Gear start, Jeremy Clarkson for that! At the time Jaguar produced the first E-Type, Enzo Ferrari confessed that he had never seen a more beautiful car, which was enough to encourage motorists to buy their own example. Now, however, the machinery featured in modern Jaguar models eclipses the performance of the older E-Type; it remains a firm favourite, nonetheless.

3) Porsche 911


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Despite countless facelifts and refreshments, Porsche’s 911 has been around for nearly half a century, but its trademark roofline and vaguely unique rounded headlights have remained a core part of its overall design and structure. Though the newer models are understandably more accomplished in terms of pure performance, their wings, spoilers and air vents mask the originality of the first 911 model. There’s no way collectors would pass off the opportunity to bag themselves the timeless design of an older example that can bring them a unique air-cooled driving experience, marking the 911 as a special classic car indeed.

4) Austin-Healey 3000


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Often, beauty is acknowledged by the beholder, and if you happen to behold an Austin-Healey 3000 with its classic two-tone paint job and catchy flowing lines, you certainly are acknowledging true automotive beauty. The Austin-Healey is a quintessentially British sports motor with a big six-cylinder engine and fascinating looks, which made it a very popular open-roofed sportster back in the day. However, the only bad thing about the Austin-Healey is the price; the cost of just one example compares to the likes of a brand-new vehicle from one of the company’s rivals in the industry.

5) Mercedes-Benz 300SL


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As with any Merc on the market, the 300SL was a wonder upon its release, and since it was a technical tour-de-force contained in a stunning body, it was the forerunner of today’s supercars. Its gull-wing doors marked the start of the 300SL craze, then came the mechanical fuel injection and an advanced aluminum overhead cam engine that made it the fastest production car of its time. Surprisingly, the 300SL could reach 160mph from 201bhp at the time, but you should probably stick to the modern speed limits just to be on the safe side.

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