"I think that cars today are almost the exact equivalent of the great Gothic cathedrals; I mean the supreme creation of an era, conceived with passion by unknown artists, and consumed in image if not in usage by a whole population which appropriates them as a purely magical object." - Roland Barthes
Pictured Above: The rally cars of the Group B — determined by a set of regulations introduced in 1982 — were the quickest, most powerful and sophisticated ever built. In fact fans consider this short-lived designation (a fatal crash had the class disestablished in 1986) the golden era of rallying. The Porsche 959 was among these legends, thus a gold car of the golden era.
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