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  • Spotted: A Mazda R100 Wankel
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    Spotted: a Mazda R100 Wankel

    Spotted: A Mazda R100 Wankel. Mazda's were once structurally available in two flavors: a regular or a Wankel engine could be ordered in the same cars. The name Mazda comes from an ancient religion. Ahura Mazda is the creator god of Zoroastrianism, he is the light and the knowledge. The Mazda Familia More

  • For the rear of the camper: Honda Monkey
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    For the rear of the camper: Honda Monkey

    'For the back of the camper'. A kind of folding bike+. The Honda Monkeys, they are so called because the rider M/V sat on them in a 'monkey position', are ideal machines for tying behind a camper. These machines were first offered in '67-'68 and are pretty much the most minimal in every way. More

  • Environmental zone
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    Rotterdam and Utrecht environmental zones are back in the news today

    The environmental zone in Rotterdam and its counterpart in Utrecht were again the subject of discussion today. De Telegraaf reported this morning that tons of consultants were spent on consultation and publicity matters with regard to various environmental measures. The environmental zone formed the center of gravity in this. In addition, RTV Rijnmond reported that the Rotterdamse More

  • Verkeerd afgelopen
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    Portugal revisited

    Portugal revisited. This morning, following a message sent in, we had some thoughts about classics in Portugal. And a few readers have done what we will do in the future: They checked the photo via Google and saw that the Portugal from the email is actually located in the Antilles. Of More

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    Verkeerd afgelopen in Portugal

    Verkeerd afgelopen in Portugal. Portugal and Spain are not known as ultimate locations for classics. But exceptions prove the rule. “A few years ago, for example, a retired American bought a farm with a barn whose doors were welded shut. He was the only candidate and bought the farm for an apple More

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    The Loo competition

    Concours d'élégance Paleis Het Loo: the largest classic festival in the Netherlands at the Concours het Loo. The 12th edition of the Competition Het Loo in Apeldoorn is just around the corner. The largest classic event in the Netherlands will take place on July 1/3, 2016. For the 12th edition of the Concours Het Loo, the organization will More

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    The Neckar St. Trop

    Before legislation and computer calculations took the freedom of design out of the car world… Then you could just go about your business as a craft artist. No crumple zones, no crash tests, just your sense of beauty and enthusiasm. That sufficed. The Neckar St. Trop stems from that wonderfully carefree time, the OSI based FIAT More

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    Volkswagen T1 - verkeerd afgelopen

    A clear case of Verkeerd Afgelopen seems to us too. Willyjan van der Heijden encountered the unfortunate case when he was touring Norway in the summer of 2014 with his own pride, a Renault 17 convertible. “About 50 km past Oslo towards Sweden we saw this Volkswagen T1 Bus as a species More

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    Old Opel's never die ... A reborn A Kadett

    Old Opels never die… That's free to Old slodiers never die, they just fade away. That fading did not happen with the A Kadett coupe from AMK number 7. A reborn Kadett. On the contrary, this Opel A Kadett is like new again after a lot of work, love and care. Even the original More

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