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We are only able to display approximately 150 cars at a time yet have over 400 cars in our collection (only a sample is represented on this site at this time). Thank you!

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LARC-LX- 1959

LARC-LX- 1959

An example of the U.S. military’s largest amphibious craft, the LARC-LX (lighter, amphibious, resupply, cargo) came in three sizes, ranging in size from 5 ton (LARC v) to the LX, capable of transporting 60 tons from ocean to inland, across heavy seas and up inclines as steep as 60 degrees. 

  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Several different shipyards for the U.S. Army
LeGrand MK12 Super Vee- 1971

LeGrand MK12 Super Vee- 1971

Aldin “Red” LeGrand started out building a formula race car for himself and three friends in the late 1950s. The car was so successful in competition, Red started a business designing and building race cars. 

  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Le Grand Race Cars
Leyat Helico- 1919

Leyat Helico- 1919

Marcel Leyat was a degreed engineer who designed, built, and flew his first airplane in 1909. Leyat developed the belief that propeller-driven vehicles were the wave of the future, and in 1913, built his first propeller-driven car. 


  • Country of Origin: France
  • Marcel Leyat
Liege_2001

Liege_2001

This tiny traditional-style sports car was conceived mainly with hill-climbing in mind. Hill-climbing is a popular motor sport in Great Britain and entails vehicles traveling up a steep hill against the clock. 

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Liège Motor Co.
Ligier_JS4_1980

Ligier_JS4_1980

Guy Ligier, a successful French racing driver and rugby player, built his own sports car--the Ligier JS–and showed it at the Paris Salon in 1970. Ligier then went on to found his own Formula 1 racing team which he owned from 1976 to 1996.

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Seudem
Lohr Fardier FL 500- 1978

Lohr Fardier FL 500- 1978

This rugged 4-wheel drive vehicle was built for the French military. It is lightweight and intended for use by airborne troops. A large cargo plane can carry and launch six;a helicopter, one. 

  • Country of Origin: France
LuAZ 967M- 1987

LuAZ 967M- 1987

The Luaz (“Lutskiy Automobilny Zavod”) was founded in 1967 in Ukraine. It is an automotive factory with the specific task of producing small-displacement jeeps. The main model produced by Luaz was the “969-m.”

  • Country of Origin: U.S.S.R.
  • LuAZ
Lucertola 500- 1964

Lucertola 500- 1964

Italy had many small specialty car manufacturers in the 1960s and 1970s. Many small car makers used drivetrains from Fiat. This vehicle is based on a Fiat 500 drivetrain, with Fiat 600 transmission. 

  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Carlo & Guiseppe Ferrario
M.E.P. X27- 1968

M.E.P. X27- 1968

Maurice Pezous was a French aeronautics engineer, a racing fan, and a Citroën enthusiast. 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Maurice Émile Pezous
Martin Aerodynamic- 1928

Martin Aerodynamic- 1928

The Martin, despite vigorous promotion, never went beyond three prototypes. Before you is a one-of-a-kind aerodynamic vehicle built by Martin Aircraft Company of Garden City, New York. 

  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Martin Aeroplane Factory
Matra Djet5- 1965

Matra Djet5- 1965

In 1963, Engins Matra, a large airplane and armaments company, took over the assets of a small sports car company run by René Bonnet. Bonnet was at the forefront of French motor racing, and was unfortunately much better at building cars than running a business. 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • MatraSports
Matra Simca Bagheera S Coupè- 1975

Matra Simca Bagheera S Coupè- 1975

In 1969, Matrasports was taken over by Simca which became fully Chrysler-owned in 1970. The Bagheera was introduced in 1973.

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Matra-Simca Division Automobile
McQuay-Norris Streamliner- 1934

McQuay-Norris Streamliner- 1934

This vehicle was created as a promotional vehicle for the Mcquay-Norris Company of St. Louis, Missouri, which manufactured replacement pistons, rings, bearings, and other automotive parts used to rebuild an engine or chassis. 

  • Hill Auto Body Metal Company
Mercedes 130H- 1935

Mercedes 130H- 1935

One of the most famous names in automotive history, Mercedes, can trace its roots back to 1889 and the first motorcar. By 1908, they were well-established as the leading make of European cars. 

  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Daimler-Benz AG
Mercedes Benz Unimog- 1962

Mercedes Benz Unimog- 1962

One of the oldest and most famous names in automobile history is Mercedes. The company began building cars in 1901. Daimler-Benz factories suffered greatly during World War II, but their recovery after the war was dramatic.

  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Mercedes Benz
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