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The French Marcadier Coupe Barzoï Biplace from 1971

The French Marcadier Coupe Barzoï Biplace from 1971, motor Renault 8 Gordini, 1348 cc, 120 HP, five speeds, 540 kg.

Inspired by Colin Chapman and his famous Lotuses, André Marcadier entered the automobile industry and at the beginning of 1963, in association with Marcel Fournier, presented the first French sports car in kit form: the Fournier-Marcadier …

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World best cars by Jordi Vilaró

Léonard Laspougeas cars from 1896

Léonard Laspougeas cars from 1896.

For many months, Léonard Laspougeas worked, between two clients, empirically on the creation of a horse-free carriage. 

In 1896, his prototype of a bench chariot, with iron-rimmed wooden cart wheels, was operational. Among the remarkable elements, a quasi-diesel starting system since it is necessary to heat with a blow torch. The car …

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