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We still maintain our stance that the 2017 Aston Martin Vantage is absolutely bonkers, but even tech-obsessed petrolheads will agree that the modern accoutrements and performance specs can’t hold a candle to the likes of this 1977 Aston Martin V8 Vantage ‘Bolt-On Fliptail’ that’s going to auction. Affectionately dubbed “Britain’s first supercar,” this 1977 Aston Martin V8 Vantage came with a 390hp V8 engine capable of a top speed of 170mph and a 0-60 time of just over 5 seconds. It was the fastest production car of the era, and those specs remain nothing to slouch at these days. But even more than that, it had the style and panache of the Pony cars of the decade from our neck of the world, so it would easily be at home in the collection of someone traditionally more enthused with bowties and blue ovals. As if all that wasn’t enough, this is a numbers matching car with factory five-speed and one of the first 16 ‘Bolt-On Fliptail’ Vantages ever produced, so it’s even more rare than most of its other counterparts. The 1977 Aston Martin V8 Vantage ‘Bolt-On Fliptail’ will roll across the block during RM Sotheby’s Palm Beach auction from March 20 – 21, 2020.

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We pride ourselves on being able to tackle problems and jigsaw puzzles like everyone else–from the edge pieces in. That’s a little more difficult when it comes to thousand piece adventures like the Moon puzzle you see here. In is out, out is in, and there’s an entire quadrant of almost fully gray pieces that depict the lunar surface, but all of that just adds to the productive difficulty you’ll experience when you’re assembling this jigsaw version of modern history. As they tell it, “July 16, 2019 marked the 50 year anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch – the historic mission to the Moon where Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first of humankind to set foot on the Moon. Our Moon puzzle celebrates this momentous achievement and will challenge and delight puzzle solvers everywhere.”