September 2017

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  • Austin A55 Cambridge

    Austin A55 Cambridge: Verkeerd Afgelopen

    Spinning through the British countryside, on a so-called 'gravel road' near the British Wareham, County Dorset, the Austin A55 Cambridge was discovered. Looks like an object dating from around 1957? An elderly accidental passer-by who was walking his dog reported that this Cambridge had been there for a little more than a few days […] Sea

  • French motorcycles

    French motorcycles

    Then we think of a light motorcycle with a man in a mountain hat and a baguette. That is not entirely correct. Because between 1900 and 1950, the French motorcycle industry was a lot. French motorcycles even exported to…. Japan. And then we talk about brands that have often disappeared in the mists of time. Although: some […] Sea



    A two-stroke boxer twin The MZ BK350 After the war, Germany was redistributed and much of the knowledge and production of DKW came into communist and / or socialist hands. The IFA / MZ machines were direct successors in the DKW bloodline. Fortunately, it remained with the cloning of pre-war DKW models. The BK350 is a fairly […] Sea

  • Zagato Junior

    Alfa Romeo Zagato Junior

    As a novice or expanding classic enthusiast, it can discourage you. We are talking about the dramatically increasing prices. Yet you can still - more than once - draw the Jackpot. A shed Similarly in the far north of Great Britain during a pub visit session. While enjoying some rest and an alcoholic snack, […] Sea

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    Just some reactions ...

    … On internet advertisements Comments on Internet advertisements. A world in itself A well-known acquaintance wanted to streamline his collection. He therefore decided to sell his Sanglas 400 E, among other things. To show you what strange creatures populate the internet, let's see a few email responses: “Yeah, doesn't look like it, […] Sea

  • Classics
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    Habituation, classics and progression

    A colleague magazine recently published the video of a test with two classics on its website. An Alfa Romeo Giulia and one Triumph Dolomite were compared. Charming sports sedans from the past, which were pleasing for their sporty disposition, driving characteristics and striking lines. And that sometimes drove owners to despair because of their whims, their own […] Sea

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    Amazonas. With a Volkswagen heart.

    Between the early Seventies and the early XNUMXs, very strange vehicles were made in Brazil. The measures to protect the home market made imports difficult. And it was Volkswagen who put the lever in that market with the foundation of Volkswagen do Brazil. Because with that, Volkswagens became Brazilian vehicles. The on […] Sea

  • AWO

    AWO Simson

    Motorcycles instead of guns Hunting weapon supplier Simson from Suhl was no longer allowed to make weapons after the Second World War. So it was time for a new way of getting bread on the table. Fortunately, everything was well organized in the former GDR. Simson was commissioned by the Deutsch Sowjiaanse Aktiengesellschaft Awtowelo (AWO) to develop a […] Sea

  • Potato

    Potato variation

    Just like the Road Guard in our country has mechanics sitting along the road as helper-in-need, it also has that in Great Britain. From the AA - Automobile Association - and the RAC, the Royal Automobile Club. Mario Papdemetriou, 'road warden' at the AA, recently delivered a strong feat and received a special inventor award for it. […] Sea

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    Protective motorcycle clothing

    And the GVD, “The Great Safety Thinking”. Because fear rules. Let's look at the matter from a man's point of view. So motorcycle clothing. And protection. Imagine the run-up to a passionate meeting with your dream woman. You check in your digital calendar at which point in her cycle she is. You invest […] Sea

  • Vanden Plas 1500

    Vanden Plas 1500. Grill, chrome, horror?

    Let's not overdo it. The grill is quite hefty, that's right. And chrome was indispensable for a luxury Brit. But was this Vanden Plas 1500 really that gruesome? Questionable Opinions were divided on this. The basis for this intended niche was the Austin Allegro. A car that almost everyone knows, but for all […] Sea

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