There’s A Rare Ferrari 512 BB “Koenig Special” For Sale

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This is a rare Ferrari 512 BB “Koenig Special,” a conversion that was carried out in the 1980s which included the full Koenig Specials widebody kit as well as new wheels and tires to match.

Koenig Specials were a series of modified cars (often supercars) and body kits, developed by Willy Koenig and his team starting in the 1970s. It should be noted that despite the similar name, there’s no link between Koenig and modern supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg.

Fast Facts – The Ferrari 512 BB “Koenig Special”

  • Willy Koenig started out in the printing business, he became wealthy and spent
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There’s A Rare 1982 Lancia 037 Group B Works Evolution 1 For Sale

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This Lancia 037 Group B Works Evolution 1 is one of the cars that made the mid-engine Lancia an icon of Group B’s earlier years.

These were the last of the rear wheel drive cars that actually won races, before the four-wheel-drive revolution took over and dominated the final years of Group B competition.

Fast Facts – The Lancia 037 Group B

  • The Lancia 037 was designed primarily by Abarth and was fitted with an Abarth Volumex supercharger for its Lampredi designed inline four cylinder engine.
  • The 037 was based on a highly modified and strengthened Lancia Montecarlo (aka Lancia
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A Rare Harley-Davidson MT500 Military Motorcycle

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This is a Harley-Davidson MT500 and if you’ve never heard of it before, that may be because just 500 or so were made before production was ceased – making it one of the rarest Harley production bikes in history.

It’s not known how many of the original 500 remain, we only see them come up for sale relatively rarely, and given the recent release of the Harley-Davidson Pan America adventure bike the interest in earlier Harley dual sport motorcycles seems to be increasing.

Fast Facts – The Harley-Davidson MT500

  • The Harley-Davidson MT500 is a direct evolution of the earlier Armstrong
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This rare Porsche Type 597 created for the German army is up for sale

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Porsche was given a responsibility to develop a light truck for the army which led the sports car manufacturer to make a Porsche Type 597 model.

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31 Jul 2022, 14:43 PM


The unit that is about to go for an auction has been restored in its original shade of Olive Green and the interior also has been completed matching the exterior colour. (RM Sotheby’s)

Porsche created a Type 597 model that was conceived by the German army when it was contesting against Auto Union and the Borgward Group for a military contract.

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A Rare Porsche Type 597 Developed For The German Army Could Sell For $775,000

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The Porsche Cayenne is widely viewed as the German carmaker’s first foray into the world of 4x4s and off-roaders. However, in the mid-1950s, Porsche dabbled in this space with the Type 597, which was conceived for the German Army.

The story of the Type 597 starts back in early 1953 when Porsche was competing against Auto Union and the Borgward Group for a military contract. It was tasked with creating a light truck for the army and the Type 597 is what it came up with. Just 71 examples are believed to have been produced and in August, the 5th

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