December 2016

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    A happy New Year and a prosperous 2017

    A happy new year and a prosperous 2017 Soon, after twelve we will be another year more experienced and our classics will be another year older. And if in 2017 we just keep collecting days and smiling at least once a day, 2017 will be another great year. We thank you for your  Read more

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    AMK 2016. A great year at Auto Motor Klassiek.

    The accreditation of the Classic Motor Show in Bremen had just been handed to me, along with the press release full of information. And the confirmation of the announcement that Walter Röhrl would give an extensive autograph session that special afternoon of February 5th. It was the chance to speak to this multiple world champion. when I's Read more

  • The Bosozoku

    The Bosozoku: Classics on the bad path

    Classics on the wrong track The 1% biker clubs, such as Angels, Satudarah etc. are motorcycle clubs you don't want to belong to if you don't have trauma to compensate. But you can give them that they have been busy with motorcycles from their inception. The De Bosozoku Japan knew Read more

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    Air-cooled show in Rosmalen: anniversary edition Aircooled Winterfest

    On 7 and 8 January 2017, a new edition of the Aircooled WinterFest will be organized in Autotron Rosmalen. The anniversary version celebrates that the festival has existed for a quarter of a century. The expectation is that many Volkswagen enthusiasts will get on their feet again. Air-cooled Volkswagens, Porsches and things like parts, accessories, literature and the like Read more

  • In the past ... the motorcycle market in 1948

    In the past ... the motorcycle market in 1948

    There is a lot to think back to when it comes to old and new. About what has gone and what has come. And we got such a moment while reading the 'Motorrijwiel Handboek' - a kind of all motorcycles from… Actually what the motorcycle market looked like then - from publisher Boom-Ruygrok from Haarlem. From 1948. We dreamed about the Read more

  • Motorcycles then: Everything used to be better

    Motorcycles then: Everything used to be better

    “Everything used to be better” is a dead comment. There used to be a few things that were clearer. But the classics we love so much now? They represented the then current state of the art. Oil change every 2.000 km? An oil consumption of 1 liter per 1000 kilometers, a top end Read more

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    Austin Montego

    The M-word If, decades later, you are talking about an Austin Montego, Metro or Maestro in Great Britain, your British interlocutors will still kindly ask you to 'Please don't mention the M-word'. You should rather not use those type designations – Metro, Maestro and Montego. Advertising Such an influence that Read more

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    Diagonal tires and radial tires: the advantages and disadvantages Suppose you have restored your classic from before the end of the sixties to perfection and you are ready for new tyres. The history of the vehicle indicates that it was delivered from new with diagonal tires. Bystanders, many 'advisors' and experts have Read more

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    Pete Estes

    The muscle man Now that the enthusiasm for the muscle car has started to grow – because let's face it, what could be better than a thick, stomping and roaring V8? – it might be nice to know who was at the origin of all that violence at Pontiac. least known Read more

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    Special Ford Mustang

    The Ford Mustang, of which you see a few pictures here, is not only a very special one, but also has a special story. When the Ford Motor Company was already working on the new 'sports car' in the American Dearborn in the early XNUMXs, the designers had already Read more

  • Utrecht environmental zone

    Environmental zone for old Amsterdam diesel vans in force on 1 January 2017

    It had been known for some time. Amsterdam is also going to ban older cars from certain parts of the city. As of January 1, 2017, the environmental zone for diesel vans built before January 1, 2000 is current. Large parts within the A-10 ring road are prohibited for this category of buyers. Amsterdam is introducing this environmental zone with Read more

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