1970 IKA Torino 380S

Sometimes, little pieces of automotive history pop up, that are so rare and eccentric, that they're hard to pass up. This is one of those times. The car shown above is a 1970 IKA Torino 380S, which has had a very special owner. It'll be crossing the block at the Silverstone Auctions NEC Classic Motor Show Sale on November 15 and 16 in Birmingham,

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Video: SRT Viper dukes it out with Mercedes SLS Black Series in new Head 2 Head

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