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    Fiat Tipo. Again classic. (but not yet discovered)

    The Fiat Tipo (1988-1995) The first Fiat Tipo was built until 1995 and was an important car for Fiat: various Alfa Romeos (145, 146, 155), Lancias (Delta, Dedra) and the Fiat Tempra and Coupe Fiat were based. In 1987 there were already spy photos. But in 1988 it was brand new: the Fiat Tipo. The successor to […] More

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    Innocenti Mini

    As owner of an Innocenti Mini, it is good to know that you may run into 'some problems' while doing so. The - Italian - Innocenti, a company founded by Ferdinando Innocenti, produced, among other things, refrigerators, mopeds, scooters and cars. License construction In 1960 a contract was signed with the then British Motor Corporation to build the […] More

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    50 Plussers take the win! The FEHAC has scored

    The Dutch fleet is getting older The average age of the Dutch fleet is getting higher. In 2009 the average age of a car was still 8,8 years. This is now 9,9 years. In 2014 there was again a growth in the number of MOTs. This has declined in a number of years. This is due to the […] More

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    Honda CB900F - better than the six-cylinder

    The Honda CB900F, the Bol d'Or. It is now also really classic. Recently we ran into an old acquaintance who said that he had bought a new bike. A true classic: Honda 900 Bol d'Or. A bike that would be much better than the Honda CBX. Now we think in the list of Important Hondas […] More

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    Take a break: To the North of France

    Take a break. You dare to think about that again with this weather. Do something that others do not do, do a few days in Northern France, Nord Pas de Calais, Haute Normandie or Piccardie. These are areas that can be reached by each classic and where time often seems to have stood still […] More

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    King DIY 2017

    On June 3, MotoPort Hengelo will organize its annual King Self-Build Day again. This year it will already be the sixth edition! Who will be Koning Zelfbouw 2017? Maybe you? Do you have a self-built classic, café racer, bratsyle, chopper, bobber or a self-built motorcycle that cannot be categorized and do you want to participate? Then sign up […] More

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    Ford Taunus 15M RS

    One reader has his eyes on a Ford Taunus 15M RS, “a car with little or no information to be found about. Especially the sore spots interest me the most ”he told us. He has found one, a gray-with-those-black-stripes over the sides. Or that a real RS […] More

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    Ron Hickman

    The deceased at the age of 2011 in early 78 is world famous as the inventor of the Black & Decker Workmate (of which more than 30 million (!) Have already been sold). But did you know that after working in the design department at Ford in Dagenham at Lotus, he was the man who […] More

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    VW & Deutsche Post

    Did you know that the Deutsche Post - then simply called Deutsches Bundespost - delivered letters and parcels in Volkswagen Beetles with right-hand drive until the 1.000s? The trolleys were made in the cheapest version, although over the years in many tens of thousands of copies specially built, equipped with a XNUMX cc engine, […] More

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    Mitsubsihi Mirage

    Did you know that the first Mitsubsihis of the Mirage type in 1978 were equipped with two (!) Gears? One to switch on or back, with the other poker, another 'resistance' of the differential could be engaged. "Power" or "Economy." More

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    Power steering

    Did you know that 'power steering' was first used on an automobile in 1876? The American Fitts is considered responsible for this. In 1903 - mechanical - power steering was mounted on a truck for the first time. That was on a 5 ton Columbia. The American Robert E. Twyford received the patent on April 3 […] More

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