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Build: Readers Rides
 
 
BACK TO THE 90'S SIERRA SAPPHIRE
 
SpaceKadett has started a new build thread on his 1988 Sierra Sapphire. The car is needed for family service but SpaceKadett still has plans to make the Sierra nippier and look the part. Question is, will he retain the 90's exhaust tailpipe you could park a double-decker in... 
 
90's throwback Sierra >>>
 
Dream: General Board
 
 
TURKISH DELIGHT? 
 
The Tofus is another staple family car in Turkey and isn't much of a looker. But slam it, add some bling rims and you've got yourself a real retro head-turner. 
 
Show me the pics >>>
 
Build: Readers Rides
 
 
DUTCH 1972 GRANADA MKI COUPE BUILD
 
RR readers started following eurogranada's progress on his 1972 Ford Granada Mk1 Coupe back in 2012. Since then this project has grown into an enviable coupe! A great read with plenty of photos to drool over from this Dutchman's travels around the Netherlands and Scandinavian countries.
 
Granada Coupe build >>>
 
Dream: General Board
 
 
HUNTING UNICORNS 
 
In the words of Dez, a unicorn is a mythical creature, one that keeps getting away from you. So in this case, it would be one of those cars that’s very hard to track down and end up owning for various reasons. This new thread is the tale of how Dez caught his unicorn after 17+ years of chasing...
 
Find my unicorn >>>
 
Important Stuff: Hotwire's Feed
 
Hey folks, after a great holiday in Wales, it's back to the day job. I've been desperately trying to not get distracted from work by your #BeforeAndAfterChallenge photos but they were just too tempting - thanks to all who contributed. 
 
If you are looking for something to keep you occupied, Goodwood hosted their version of "Speed Week" last weekend. The RR team were there so keep an eye out for our new YouTube content coming soon. 
 
In a slightly tenuous link... this week Paul Y posted a new thread on Things you wouldn't expect to see on the Salt Flats. There are a few interesting models, including a 156mph Mini! Take a look here
 
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1991 BRIGHTON SPEED TRIALS (3 hours of retro footage!) 
 
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