World best cars by Jordi Vilaró

Light green Lamborghini Miura P 400 from 1967

Light green Lamborghini Miura P 400 from 1967. Design by Marcello Gandini. 

Motor: four litres, V12, 370 HP

Production period: 1966-1971

338 copies made.

The Miura was the fastest production car in the world: With a top speed of 280 km/h and an acceleration of 0 to 100 km/h in 6.7 seconds, the Lamborghini Miura set new standards …

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Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

The Rochetaillée castle and its Henri-Malartre automobile museum

Rochetaillée castle is a former 12th century fortified castle, altered in the 19th century, which stands in the town of Rochetaillée-sur-Saône in the Lyon metropolis in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. The castle houses the Henri-Malartre automobile museum.

 

From medieval times, only the Romanesque door that gives access to the round tower and the castle chapel remains.

The octagonal …

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The French Thieulin Phaeton from 1908

The French Thieulin Phaeton from 1908. Louis Thieulin founded a mechanical engineering company in Besançon in 1886. In 1889 he produced a single steam car for a customer. Brushcutters were also on offer.  Later, the sons Émile and Joseph joined the company. In 1906 the production of automobiles began. The brand name was Thieulin. Automobile …

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World best cars by Jordi Vilaró

AUDI TT Mk2 (Type 8J, 2006–2014) S line

AUDI TT Mk2 (Type 8J, 2006–2014) S line.

As an additional package a standard Audi TT can be bought from factory with a special body kit upgrade to make it look like the Audi TT-RS version. The upgrade includes a fixed rear spoiler, and Alcantara/leather sports seats (Silk Nappa, Fine Nappa leather optional).

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The red Austin-Healy 3000 Mk III

The Austin-Healey 3000 is a British sports car built from 1959 to 1967. It is the best known of the “big Healey” models. … The 3-litre 3000 was a highly successful car, which won its class in many European rallies in its heyday and is still raced in classic car competitions by enthusiasts today.

The 3000 …

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World best cars by Jordi Vilaró

White Jaguar XJS Cabriolet V12 (blue roof)

White Jaguar XJS Cabriolet V12 (blue roof)

The Jaguar XJ-S (later called XJS) is a luxury grand tourer manufactured and marketed by British car manufacturer Jaguar Cars from 1975 to 1996, in coupé, fixed-profile and full convertible bodystyles. There were three distinct iterations, with a final production total of 115,413 units over 20 years and seven …

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