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In-depth tales of famous individual automobiles.
Season 1, Episode 12
February 24, 2005
The story of the Mercedes 300 SLR and its driver, Stirling Moss. Also: the car's reinvention as the 300 SLR McClaren.
Season 1, Episode 11
January 19, 2005
The story of Preston Tucker's failed attempt to mass produce the quintessential American car.
Season 1, Episode 10
December 1, 2004
The story of Don Garlits' dragster Swamp Rat 14, the first successful rear-engine model. The nine-time Top Fuel Driver of the Year lost half of his right foot when an earlier model exploded.
Season 1, Episode 9
November 10, 2004
The story of the Lincoln Continental convertible limousine in which JFK was assassinated in 1963. The car was used for years after Kennedy's death.
Season 1, Episode 8
October 13, 2004
The story of the Thomas Flyer, winner of a race around the world in 1908, is recalled.
Season 1, Episode 7
September 15, 2004
A look at Enzo Ferrari's Barchetta. The touring car won the 24 Hours of Le Mans for 1949 and was a catalyst for the Ferrari legend.
Season 1, Episode 6
August 11, 2004
A look at the Cobra CSX 001, the Ford-powered “Snake” that out-raced Corvette and Jaguar.
Season 1, Episode 5
July 21, 2004
“The Million Franc Delahaye” chronicles a French racing team's efforts to keep its car out of German hands throughout World War II. Rene Dreyfus led the team, which beat Germany's “Silver Arrows” in 1935 and won the Grand Prix of Pau in 1938.
Season 1, Episode 4
June 23, 2004
Featured: the Mark IV GT40 driven to victory at Le Mans by A.J. Foyt and Dan Gurney in 1967.
Season 1, Episode 3
May 12, 2004
The story of Craig Breedlove's jet-powered Spirit of America and the quest for the land-speed record during the 1960s. Breedlove and Art Arfons conducted a spirited duel on the Bonneville Salt Flats.
Season 1, Episode 2
April 7, 2004
Innovator Max Balchowsky and his rough-hewn race car, Ole Yeller II, and how he bridged the gap between two automotive cultures.
Season 1, Episode 1
March 3, 2004
The infamous tale of James Dean's Porsche Spyder.
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