October 2017

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    Third edition CLASSICSNL: growth while maintaining identity

    CLASSICSNL experienced its third edition from 27 to 29 October 2017. 18.000 m2 of exhibition space was filled with a variety of high-quality classics and young timers, various industry-related, service companies and accessories. Once again we can speak of a successful fair and CLASSICSNL achieved modest growth. 'I think we have succeeded in […] More

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    Wankel engines in motorcycles. The idea was so beautiful

    So Wankel engines. Because we just saw one again. GeKra motors has a former Norton Wankel police motorcycle. And the bike that almost caused Suzuki's bankruptcy, the RE5, we rode it and enjoyed the unique 'round' engine sound. But the Wankel concept did not make it. High fuel and oil consumption, […] More

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    The new young timers in 2018

    Lovers of young timers can look forward to 2018. There will be a number of interesting models that will become Young timers in 2018. There is a wide selection of models for both small and large pockets that you can enjoy for years to come. Think of the Cadillac CTS for about 4000 euros […] More

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    Third edition of CLASSICSNL starts promising

    On Friday, October 27, 13.00 p.m. the time had come. The gates of the WTC Expo were permanently opened to welcome visitors to the third edition of CLASSICSNL, which made a name for itself in 2015 and 2016. It created expectations for the 2017 version in Leeuwarden. A first tour showed that the high prospect has been fulfilled. […] More

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    In the past ... Memories of Kreidler and Zündapp

    In Auto Motor Klassiek number 11 of 2017 was a nice Kreidler story. That story stirred up memories. And let it be up to a Zündapp… But still… In the past Ah yes. Former is over. But in 1972 party evenings lasted very long and the revelry was increased by lots of beer and tap cigarettes where you […] More

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    VW Golf I Convertible

    It is May 1994. Exactly 20 years after the introduction of the Golf I, a brand new VW Golf I Cabriolet will be delivered in beautiful Inca blue just before the summer in Leiderdorp. The Golf II (never made as a convertible) was then no longer available for 3 years. Its successor, the Golf III Cabriolet is already […] More

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    Refurbished. ZGAN or weakness bid?

    Refurbished Refurbished is a relatively new concept that is rapidly gaining popularity in the smartphone trade. Despite the fact that it is increasingly popping up, it is not always clear what exactly refurbishment entails. By 'refurbished' we mean products that have been 'used' before and that are as new again thanks to a revamp by experts. On personal […] More

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    “Arnhem also believes in an environmental zone fairytale”

    Arnhem already had an environmental zone for trucks, but today it has become known that the city council of the Gelderland capital is also banning older diesels. From 2019, diesel passenger cars with a date of first authorization prior to 1 January 2004 may no longer enter the center of Arnhem. The measure would affect 800 cars. “Symbol politics […] More

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    An order duck from France

    A delivery duck from France. A delivery duck from France. An endearing classic. How beautiful can a find be? But happily, people sometimes forget that the Loire in France is more than a river. It is a climate division. South of the Loire is the France of our dreams. North of the Loire? There […] More

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    Das war einmal: German Cars

    German cars were the benchmark for many years, but in all areas they matter in a different way than before. It has not only to do with the meanwhile developed cheating practices. The noises about the declining technical quality of various German brands are also increasing. And now there is also a […] More

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    The Toyota Land Cruiser in AMK number 11

    The Toyota Land Cruiser. According to Toyota fans, that would be the best Jeep-like that Land Rover has never made. Before these types of vehicles became obese and decorated with luxury, they were tools, implements. They had to be able to function under the most minimalist conditions. And in the meantime, a Toyota Land Cruiser is (almost) as iconic as […] More

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    Sbarro Challenge. Concrete column

    Franco Sbarro definitely has a sense of humor. He must have designed the Sbarro Challenge during a screeching burst of laughter. And if it wasn't at that time, the creative Swiss got at least one when someone actually bought this outrageous creation. Catwalk That even became the giggles, because he eventually sold there […] More

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