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The Mopar Vs GM War Rages On

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Two American legends go head to head in yet another battle.

America is a land full of competition whether it’s in the world of automotive manufacturing, racing, or modification cars seem to fit right within that attitude. From the battlefields of the American Revolution to the drag strips of Detroit, natural rivals always form in an aggressive struggle to take the title of the best. This is best reflected when looking back at the first muscle car revolution in which cars across multiple brands went head to head grinding gears and throwing beers at the first hot rod to pull up to the light. Fortunately, in the age of the second muscle car revolution, we have technology on the side of the enthusiasts which allows us to capture these mini battles on camera for the world to see. This brings us to today’s

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1934 Riley MPH Roadster Is A Pre War Show Car

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Known today for their sporty and innovative pre-war cars, the Riley Company originated at the end of the 1800s. In the middle of the automotive world’s industrial revolution, Riley made a reputation for itself as the manufacturer of stunning cars with impressive performance capabilities which culminated in 1934 with 2nd and 3rd place finishes at Le Mans. This reputation may have originated long ago but it still holds true today with the very few surviving examples. This is specifically true with the 1934 Riley MPH Sports Two Seater. It is estimated that just over 16 of these stunning pre-war cars were made, making them a rare sight for the day and even rarer for today.

This 1934 Riley MPH Roadster that is currently listed for sale on Bonhams is

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A Rare Representation Of Post War French Luxury

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Talbot got its start in a prewar automotive market. Struggles through the Great Depression led to ownership being transferred to Antonio Lago by the end of the 1930s. Lago was responsible for pulling the company back from receivership and into prosperity.

As an excellent engineer, Lago’s influence on the Talbot name created some of the company’s most iconic vehicles and positioned the French automaker to properly compete with some of the world’s top high-performance and luxury touring car manufacturers. With stretched finances caused by a post war market, Lago, with help from designer Carlo Marchetti, began development of a new 4483-cc inline-6 engine that would be fitted to a new model in 1946. The Talbot Lago Record T26 would go on to be a revolutionary vehicle that would compete well with many of the era’s top luxury models and would ensure that the

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