Before globalization, cars reflected the regional design and cultural tastes. With the expansion of multinational car companies, the regionalism that once gave cars their own special vibe has faded. Many think the car business has become watered down. We’ll keep our opinion to ourselves, but here are some of our favorites currently unavailable for purchase here.
The Hilux is a series of light commercial vehicles produced and marketed by Toyota. The majority of these vehicles were sold with a pickup truck or cab chassis variation, although they could be configured in a variety of body styles. In North America, the Hilux name was retired in 1976.
Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake
This high-performance English wagon was officially introduced in 2012. The 2014 wagon sits near the top of many European auto experts’ favorites lists.
Aston Martin Lagonda Taraf
Aston Martin Lagonda was a full-size luxury four-door “saloon” that was manufactured by British automobile manufacturer Aston Martin 1974-1990. A total of 645 were produced. The name was derived from the Lagonda marque that Aston Martin had purchased in 1947. Since it was aimed at the Middle Eastern and European markets, Aston didn’t import any of the 200 examples to the U.S.
Morgan Aero 8
Built by Morgan Motor Company at its factory in England, they’re able to produce up to 14 cars a week. The Aero 8 is the first new Morgan design since 1964 and also the first Morgan with an aluminum chassis and frame as opposed to traditional Morgans that have an aluminum-skinned wooden body on a steel chassis.