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One Lap of the Web: An awesome Indian Harley, a Toyota 2000GT for sale and vintage snowmobiles on display

Mon, 04 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0800

-- Bring a Trailer is featuring a 1968 Toyota 2000GT today. It's one Japanese car that looks stunning in kitchen-appliance white paint. Unfortunately, it seems like the window during which you could have bought one of these for a song has slammed shut in the past year. Though the sticker on this car isn't quite as high as the $1.15 million tag on a 1967 Toyota 2000GT, you could sure buy a lot of Camrys for the $995,000 asking price.

-- When we think of India and motorcycles, we can't help but think about Royal Enfield. That could change, though, because apparently there's a custom-bike scene there -- and some builders aren't afraid to transform American steel into something special. Like this Harley-Davidson 883 by TJ Moto, a Delhi-based garage run by Tushar Jaitly. He calls it "Nadia." We call it cool.

-- If you're determined to stick purely to non-four-wheeled motorized transportation, you're going to need something to ride when roads ice over and you have to tuck the custom Harley in the garage. Why not a vintage snowmobile? There's a new exhibit at at the AACA museum in Hershey, Pa., that ought to serve up some inspiration. A 1961 Polaris Sno-Traveler is the oldest sled on display, but there are lots of oddball designs from the early days of snowmobile design to enjoy.

-- Bentley's sporting heritage is pretty well known thanks to the exploits of the Bentley Boys. But though the early cars were performers, they were hardly sleek. So where did Bentley's flowing, dramatic lines come from? At Jalopnik, Dan Mosqueda traces the look back to the Embiricos coupe, a one-off job ordered by a wealthy Greek named Andr


By Graham Kozak