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1948 Riley RMA

Jon tests Britain’s first post-war sports saloon, wondering if [blue] diamonds are indeed forever.

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75 years of Aston Martin’s DB sports cars - 1948 DB1 vs 2023 DB11

Although Aston Martin’s first post-war sports car from 1948 was officially called the 2-Litre Sports, it’s more commonly known as the DB1, the first of a long line of models to use the name that continues to this day. To mark 75 years of the DB range, we’re comparing the first and last to use it.

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1948 Chevrolet Fleetmaster Sport Coupe

With his ’48 Chevy Fleetmaster Sport Coupe, Kevin Boniface has certainly achieved what we all aspire to own – an eye-catching, reliable and safe car to enjoy and drive.

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1948 Chrysler New Yorker

Before Elvis changed everything, Cary Grant and Clark Gable defined American style. Sports coats and fedoras were the fashion, society centred around country clubs and the car to have was a big, luxurious straight-eight. Peter Rickinson is keeping that era alive with a 1948 Chrysler New Yorker…

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1948 Buick Super Sedanet

This Buick had lived in South Africa and Holland before it was acquired by Mark Hatton, who has driven it all around Britain and to France. And it’s the perfect car for long-distance touring, as he tells Zack Stiling…

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1948 Jaguar XK120

What had been seen as a novel but not very commercial offering changed people’s views of how a modern sports car should look

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