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    Plymouth Prowler: second chance for a young timer

    Italians are known, famed or notorious for their fantastic yet meaningless constructions. And there are many ex-Italians in the States. That could be the link. Because much more pointless than the Plymouth / Chrysler Prowler you will not find them in the car country. The Prowlers had their roots as a concept car in 1993 and were introduced in 1997. About 1999 were made between 2003 and 11.000. First as Plymouth, later 'by Chrysler'. Sea

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    Chrysler: Too big to fall

    During the worst of the Coronakriebels it was also about all the consequences for business. Realists thought, "Some will fall, and they will benefit." Pessimists thought the entire economy was going to fall, and there were experts and specialists who talked about companies that are "so big that they cannot fall." […] Sea

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    Hillman Imp

    In 1963, the Rootes Group launched the Hillman Imp, as an antidote to Earth-rival British Motor Corporation's successful Mini. The Imp was a lot more conventional than its stubborn counterpart. It was just a small car with the rear engine and rear wheel drive. Characteristic is that the motor was made of aluminum. The cylinder capacity was […] Sea

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    Chrysler Windsor de luxe (1953), a comfortable classic

    Sometimes you have to take the liberty to make your dreams come true and bond with classics. You want to feel special and enjoy the wonderful engine sound, the rides along the 'highways' in our country. For example with this Chrysler Windsor de luxe from 1953. By: Dirk de Jong De […] Sea

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    Chrysler New Yorker. A model with a long breath

    Chrysler was never such a famous brand here before Chrysler Europe was founded. And disappeared again. Here we usually had to do with GM and Ford Americans. But in the homeland of The States, Chrysler was one of the big players. And Chrysler's New Yorker line was the top line there for quite some time. The name New […] Sea

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    Renault, Talbot and Cinderella

    Say 'ZX, GTO, Carrera or SL' and the classic world is hanging on your lips. Say 'Renault R6 or Simca Horizon' and the other party will ask, "Would you like some more boiled coffee and how are your mother-in-law's difficult feet?" The missing magic Some brands and / or types simply miss 'The Magic' when it comes to […] Sea

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    The (Chrysler) Slant Six. Short but sweet

    An extremely strong all-rounder with few pretensions. That was the Slant Six, a cast iron or aluminum inline engine with a twist: The block was tilted 30 degrees. This gave the body designers more space for lower hoods. Oh yes: the distributor cap became less accessible because of it. The Slant Six Albert Venema from Venema Classics appte: “I […] Sea

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    FIAT, Simca, Chrysler and Talbot

    Talbot, another neglected child Once upon a time, in 1926 the management of FIAT - then with capital letters as in “Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino” - sent Henri Theodore Pigozzi to Paris to set up the FIAT importership for France. Three years later, the enterprising Italian had managed this so well that in […] Sea

  • Colin Neale

    Colin Neale

    Briton Colin Neale was once head of the design department of the Ford Motor Company and passed away in 2016 at the age of 89. Neale never had much glamor in his lifetime. Despite the fact that he has designed many more car models than, for example, Bertone, Zagato, Pinifarina to name a few and that […] Sea

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    Chrysler Simca 2 liters. What was the intention again?

    A luxury Chrysler Simca middle class with MPS And that multiple personality disorder was perhaps not so strange. Because besides the fact that this large middle class had been known as Chrysler, Simca and Talbot, its history was also rather confusing to say the least. La pauvre enfant was and remained a bastard. French. Oh no […] Sea

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    Chrysler Valiant

    In an ultimate attempt to regain the customer, who had succumbed to a - smaller - European car in the XNUMXs, the American car industry had to plunge into the so-called compact car market. First came General Motors with the later so maligned Chevrolet Corvair, followed closely by the […] Sea

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