10 Overlooked and Almost Forgotten Classic Cars

Ford Centurion

There’s only one thing Ford Bronco always lacked and those are two additional doors. People down at Blue Oval simply didn’t want to intrude on Chevy Suburban’s territory and never offered a legit 4-door full-size SUV until the Expedition succeeded the Bronco. Fourth and fifth generation Bronco did manage to find a way, though. That way was called Centurion Classic and it was produced by Centurion Vehicles who specialized in Ford’s trucks. They basically used F-150 and F-350 chassis, and Bronco panels. C-150 and C-350 were the results of this obvious merger, and the results were astonishing. C-150 Centurion was powered by 5.0L and 5.8L gasoline V8 engines, while larger C-350 version came with 7.3L diesel and 7.5L petrol V8s. Although Bronco was survived by the Expedition, Centurion – as large as it was – is more closely related to Excursion.

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Ferrari Dino 308 GT4

Even Ferrari wasn’t immune to general population back in the day, hence they tried to offer more affordable cars under the Dino badge. That practice lasted from 1968 to 1976, and they offered three models during that time – last one being the 308. Ferrari Dino 308 GT4 was 2+2 seater and the first Ferrari with V8 engine which generated 250 horsepower. After 1976, it finally switched from Dino to under Ferrari’s own wing which is probably the main reason you don’t remember it. Another is Ferrari 308 GTB/GTS which came with only two seats, updated look, and generally overshadowed the poor Dino.

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