September 2016

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  • Sexy leaflets

    Jawa advertising: From innocent to sophisticated

    Jawa advertising: From innocent to sophisticated. Behind the Iron Curtain they also figured it out: “Sex Sells”. Well, in the net then. The approach behind that approach must have been global: The dork thinks he will get the girl when he buys the car / motorcycle / tool kit / fishing equipment. Whether marketers have ever calculated how much more car / motorcycle / tool kit / fishing equipment there are […] More

  • Kemperbergerweg 780, 6816 RX Schaarsbergen

    The VW Beetle of the wife of Seys Inquart

    Seyss Inquart's wife VW Beetle. That seems like quite a discovery. In fact, it seems too good to be true. It was therefore only very limited true. The VW Beetle, or better, a spectacle beetle, which was brought from Zeeland to Kemperbergerweg 780, 6816 RX Schaarsbergen (say: Arnhem) and which was brought in […] More

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    Bestseller of Ottomobile models. The VW Beetle Oettinger.

     During its career, the Volkswagen Beetle was suitable for performance-enhancing interventions. Certainly in the seventies there was a close triangular relationship that was filled in by tuning, Volkswagen and Oettinger. The tuner from Hockenheim was able to maintain the Beetle character with subtle interventions and at the same time give it considerably more potential. A […] More

  • The largest classic auction of the century

    The largest classic auction of the century

    The largest classic auction of the century. This will take place this autumn under the hammer of auction house RM Sotheby. Among other things, 430, usually rare and exclusive, post-WWII cars will be auctioned. It should come as no surprise that there are 68 Porsche 911s from 1965 among them. In car and parts […] More

  • Hardenberg motorcycle fair

    Saturday: Hardenberg Motor Fair!

    Motorcycle fair Hardenberg. A regionally world-famous classic motorcycle fair that is structurally too far away for many Westerners. And that is understandable: Even for people from the east of the country, Hardenberg is still a nasty way to the east. For many German exhibitors and visitors, however, it is a stone's throw from their home base. Visitors […] More

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    Technorama Hildesheim. Valhalla for classic lovers.

    The conditions for a beautiful weekend in Hildesheim were created by the weather gods, among other things. High summer temperatures were an extra guarantee for the Technorama Hildesheim for classic car enthusiasts. They were able to ascertain the presence of beautiful classics, an overwhelming number of parts and accessories and enjoy the classic races. A total of 15.000 visitors experienced […] More

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    The Imperial Crown. Chrysler's top class

    The Imperial Crown. Chrysler's top class car and answer to Cadillac and Lincoln. And that Imperial had to be made into an independent sub-brand for this? Great marketing right? The 1963 Imperial Crown, which is in AMK number 10, in the October issue, is the model from the time that the designers Exner and Engel respectively at the end and […] More

  • Verkeerd afgelopen: A Harley WLA

    Verkeerd afgelopen: A Harley WLA

    Verkeerd afgelopen: A Harley WLA in a state that would make even the greatest optimist sad. Quite a few vehicles ended up under water or in the ground between 1940-1945. In the Russian plains between Berlin and Stalingrad tanks and other weapons of war are still regularly removed from the ground or just back somewhere […] More

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    The end of an era. MG stops British production.

    The Chinese MG mother SAIC is pulling the plug from the British production of today's MG models. MG models will soon no longer be produced in Longbridge. The Chinese have decided that one central production facility is more efficient. Incidentally, not all activities related to the illustrious brand in Longbridge will be discontinued. It will […] More

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    The NSU Lambretta, German or Italian?

    The NSU Lambretta, German or Italian? After the Second World War, the battered society got going again. And what benefits a recovering society? That is economic tailwind and cheap motorized transport. At - the once world famous - NSU they thought un-German flex and the business leaders decided that the mind […] More

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    Heart transplants: Factory original or original?

    Heart Transplants: Factory Original or Original? No wars have been fought about that yet. But many enthusiasts spontaneously get flakes between their fingers when a completely different engine is spooned into a classic. Incidentally, that is an action that has been used to upgrade USA six-seater to V8 machines for years. And there […] More

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