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2018-08-29 05:45

Robin Classen

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Sometimes, car manufacturers look to the past to define their future in a bid to inspire the generations to come.

You might remember the legendary Mercedes SLR. What you might not know is designers drew inspiration from the 300 SLR raced by Stirling Moss in the 1950s. It remains a rarity and a highly sought after collectors item.

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Similarly, Toyota enthusiasts have been waiting for a successor to the Supra for more than 10 years, which they will finally get their hands on with the latest incarnation in 2019.


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