August 2016

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    The Opel Kadett B. Success number of Opel.

    In 1965 the first Opel Kadett B rolled off the production line. Thanks in part to the extensive range, the many options and the launch of the sporty Rallye Kadett, it grew into a particularly successful model. No fewer than 1965 million units were built between 1973 and 2,6. The Opel Kadett B was already released Read more

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    Stainless steel bumpers as an alternative.

    Stainless steel bumpers as an alternative. A known problem for many classic enthusiasts: old bumpers that need a new chrome layer. It is often the finishing touch of a restoration. And very expensive… What not everyone knows is that there is an alternative that can hardly be distinguished from chrome and no longer rusts: bumpers made of Read more

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    The Ford Escort 'dog bones'

    The Ford Escort 'dog bones'. That was the first Ford Escort. The designers did not speak of 'dog bones' but of the cokebottle line. Also beautiful. These meanwhile highly dated middle class cars were sold en masse. The third, fourth and fifth owners were actually already the carriers of the coffin. 'Cause these kind of cars weren't made for eternity, Read more

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    On the way to the future: The Yamaha DS6

    On the way to the future: The Yamaha DS6. At one time, 250-350 cc motorcycles were serious, medium-duty motorcycles. And two-strokes were totally the future. That future was very promising for Yamaha. Yamaha scored its two-stroke success according to an already well-known approach: Race on Sunday, sale on Monday with the Yamaha DS6, among others. The 250-350 cc Yamaha Read more

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    A VW TL with injection

    A VW TL with injection. A TLE… We hadn't seen that before. And neither does Harry Heideveld. But Harry, who is a Ford Mustang specialist, fell head over heels for the powder blue, fully authentic maxi Beetle. The car has only run about 38.000 miles and has the signs of use that are currently Read more

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    Anniversary edition Historic Grand Prix Zandvoort becomes motorsport party

    The Historic Grand Prix Zandvoort celebrates its fifth anniversary on 2, 3 and 4 in September 2016. The racing program is a mix of the well-known public favorites and 'new' racing classes, including a class for pre-war sports cars. Appealing demos and the driver's parade through the Zandvoort center are examples of the many highlights of the three-day motorsport festival. Read more

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    When accidents still happened in black and white

    Back when accidents still happened in black and white. Life might not have been better then, but it was clearer. Peter Ecury was wandering around a fair in Drenthe and found a banana box full of photos from the time when the occupants of automobiles were still the crumple zones themselves. Probably a legacy of a forgotten news agency or Read more

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    Time passes quickly. Classic prizes

    Time passes quickly. Just like motorcycles used to do. Because then we drove unlimited and always full throttle. The classic prices are also going fast. And unfortunately for us not down any time soon. Now that price thing is of course partly the delusion of the day. And what if we compare classic prices with current new prices? Read more

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    RM Sotheby's auction exotics in London on 7 September

    Enthusiasts, interested parties and connoisseurs have been looking forward to the date of September 7 for some time now. RM Sotheby's is organizing another auction of a carefully curated collection of classics on this day at Battersea Evolution in London. The lot list is impressive. In size and composition. On the other side of the North Sea, Read more

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    Against prostate cancer: Distinguished Gentleman's Ride

    On Sunday, September 25, 2016, more than 40.000 motorcyclists in 460 cities around the world will collectively raise awareness for prostate cancer during the fourth edition of the Distinguished Genleman's Ride. Chic dressed men and women then mount their Classics, Café Racers, Bobbers or Scramblers and pay tribute to motorcycling, style, fun Read more

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