February 2017

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  • Renault 4 vs Ford Sierra XR4i

    Renault 4 vs Ford Sierra XR4i

    Renault 4 vs Ford Sierra XR4i. That looks like a very far-fetched relationship. But Erik van Putten went for the March issue AutoMotorKlassiek looking for the surprising points of contact between those two four-wheelers. Okay, they're contemporaries. And Erik found them at Nosstalgia Classics in Drachten. Although there are only two years More

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    A Citroën CX, none Citroën BX

    A Citroën CX, none Citroën BX. Another Citroën So. And that was the red one Citroën GTI. A car that would have/had a role in the movie 'Flodder'. Social media was buzzing. and everyone used the now legendary quote: "But neighbor, what are you doing now?" Our memory More

  • FSO Polonez

    FSO Polonez. They did not queue for it

    And that despite the fact that its name is said to have been derived from that very cozy polonaise, an originally Polish dance. So not Brabant or Limburgish. No not at all. ANCIENT In 1978 the FSO Polonez was launched by the Polish Fabryka Samochodów Osobowych. Of course that doesn't fit on any boot lid or grill, so this More

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    AMC's Pacer. He should have been so frugal

    The AMC Pacer was a highly innovative car by American standards. “A car long and a car and a half wide”. It became a car that people ran away with or ran away from. And the runaways were the deciding factor. In the March issue of AMK you can read about these Americans who combined deadness with toughness and a More

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    King DIY 2017

    On June 3, MotoPort Hengelo will again organize its annual King's Self-Building Day. This year it will be the sixth edition! Who will be King Self-build 2017? You maybe? Do you have your own classic, café racer, bratsyle, chopper, bobber or a self-build motorcycle that cannot be pigeonholed and do you want to participate? Report More

  • Cheaper: Carl and Linda, Romania Bulgaria camping

    But it can always be cheaper ...

    In the news item about the motorcycle fair in Utrecht, we tipped off that there is a lot of cheap motorcycle clothing to be found there. But everything can always be cheaper. This travel photo from the former Eastern Bloc proves this, near the place where two Dutch acquaintances want to start a motorcycle campsite. Maybe you'll see them again More

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    Sanglas at the motorcycle fair or not?

    To the motorcycle fair or not? This weekend it is again the official opening of the motorcycle season in the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht. And whether we as classic enthusiasts have something to look for there? The classics of tomorrow? The modern motorcycles can only be estimated in terms of 'the classics of tomorrow'. That will be it More

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    Hardenberg motorcycle market in Hoogenweg, so new location

    As at the end of every winter season, we are looking forward to the Motormarkt Hardenberg. The party for motorcycle enthusiasts that was normally organized at De Boshoek sports park. This year it will be on March 25, but now at a different location: "Manege Hoogenweg" in Hoogenweg. That is located in the municipality of Hardenberg and there you More

  • Mercedes Benz S 500

    Mercedes Benz S 500. Finally recognition.

    The Mercedes Benz S 500, a member of the fattest Mercedes S-class cars ever, could not be transported by car train. He was too wide for it. Mercedes had a quarter of a century in mind for the 140 series. It was only about six years. They are to the former Eastern Bloc More

  • The Benelli 650 Tornado. In the AMK March issue

    The Benelli 650 Tornado. In the AMK March issue

    The Benelli 650 Tornado, maybe not in your collection yet, but in the March issue of Auto Motor Klassiek† Already a fossil at its presentation. Beautiful, very thoughtfully designed and, entirely in accordance with Italian tradition, only for sale years after its introduction. And that was the blow to him. Because the era of the 650 cc More

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