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  • 1973 Honda Civic

    Honda Civic. Supermini from Japan.

    In the first half of the 1970s, the Japanese automotive industry was on the rise in Europe. The established order on our continent became increasingly competitive. One of the Japanese manufacturers who responded to the European market potential of those years was Honda. After a modest start with the 600 and 800 types, the Japanese surprised with the front-wheel drive Honda Civic, a dynamic and compact response to the increasing traffic intensity. More

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    Alfa Romeo 1750 Berlina. A thoroughbred sports sedan.

    In 1967 Alfa Romeo launches the Alfa Romeo 1750 Berlina. The new sports sedan is in many ways reminiscent of the successful Giulia, but appears to have been built on the basis of completely different principles. The increasingly businesslike zeitgeist demands more clean lines from car designers. In Milan this leads to an extraordinarily beautiful sports sedan from Bertone. More

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    BMW 700. The most important car in the history of the brand

    In the 1950s, BMW faced many financial problems. It struggled with a completely incoherent model range. That included the Isetta and the V8 models (BMW 501 / 502). There was a gap between these model generations. While BMW made every effort in 1959 to keep Daimler-Benz out of doors, it was surprising with the arrival of the BMW 700. The model became an extremely important car in the history of BMW. More

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    Barn Finds: Treasure or Scrap?

    It's probably an age thing. But the number of barn finds is rising almost faster than our pride in Max. Max can go along for a long time. However, the barn finds are often the legacy of people who have stopped going. Here in the east people say about a deceased “Ie is uut de tit”. He is […] More

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    That was from the days when TV was still black and white and had two channels: “Catweazle”. Catweazle was an English TV children's series that aired for two seasons in the United Kingdom (and other countries): in 1970 and 1971. In the Netherlands, seasons 1 and 2 of the series were broadcast by NOS; for the first time on Sunday, January 4, 1970. More

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    Formula 1. Max, Jan and Huub

    On September 5, 2021, the world witnessed a Dutch Grand Prix for the first time since August 24, 1985. Max Verstappen won in a race that was equally exciting, mainly because of the tire tactics, and it was remarkable how stoically he crossed the finish line first. Everything fell into place, the free practice and […] More

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    Renault 4 GTL. Driving a mature evergreen.

    In 2020, Peter de Roy from Schalsum bought a beautiful Renault 4 GTL from Gerard Kramer Classics in Wolvega. The excellent Renault comes from the last Dutch delivery year of the now sixty-year-old Renault 4. Auto Motor Klassiek drove with the little Frenchman, who (again) pleasantly surprised in several ways. In total, the Renault […] More

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