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The 60 Sweetest Rides of All Time

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18. 2008 Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione

In 2003, the concept car for the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione was introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show. In 2007, production began; the car was equipped with a Maserati platform and power train. The engine was a Ferrari assembled 4.7-liter V8 which produced 444 HP and a top speed of 181 mph. It could accelerate from 0-60 in 4.2 seconds. 

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17. 1961 MG MGA 1600 Mark II

In 1955, the MG MGA was announced at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Between then and 1962, when it ceased production, there were 101,081 units of the British car sold – most of which were exported. In 1961, the engine size was increased to 1.6-liters, its top speed hit 105 mph, and acceleration from 0-60 took 12.8 seconds. In 1961, Elvis drove a 1960 MGA MK1 Roadster in his movie Blue Hawaii. He ended up buying one for himself, and it is at Graceland with the rest of his car collection.

Source: mgexp.com

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