December 2017

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  • Mini Clubman Estate
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    Mini Clubman Estate - Just picking up?

    Looking at the pictures will also convince you that you won't make it with just 'tapping' on this Mini Clubman Estate. The 1973 wagon has stood in a small garden about 15 kilometers from Newmarket in the County of Suffolk for decades. Enjoying his 'Old Day', More

  • Austin Ambassador
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    The very last Austin Ambassador

    The news that the very last Austin Ambassador had left the line in 1985 must have been received with joy for many - especially by former owners - something to celebrate. The very last Ambassador – with the British registration A500 KWK – was approved by the management of British Leyland, the manufacturer of More

  • 2017
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    2017. My year with Auto Motor Klassiek

    The 2017 calendar and classic year is almost over. It was an entertaining year for me. I attended various events and trade fairs. Made a number of reports again. And I met the unique Zapp family, who have been traveling the world for 17 years with a 1928 Graham Paige. I also got to know More

  • Hungary
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    Hungary, the new France

    Hungary, the new France. When things once got better in the Netherlands, retirees bought second houses in Drenthe and Zeeland for very little money. This was followed by a massive outflow of 40+ people to France where new lives were then started by converting the French property into / using it as a campsite, More

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    Russian classics, coincidence does not exist

    Russian classics, that's what we were talking about yesterday. And then an e-mail came from well-known Jochem: “Ey, I'm sitting there now. And the classics are not all here in Chernobyl or in the woods. They are just for sale. But there are a few things.” Jochem is in the More

  • Barn find
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    Barn find, barnfind or сарай найти?

    Barn find, barn find or сарай найти? France has long ceased to be the land of unexpected finds. The former Soviet republics have adopted that banner in honor. The search area is a bit further than central France, the distances are immensely greater. But still… they are there: the forgotten classics. in that More

  • BMW
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    BMW Classics

    If BMW is your brand, owning a classic is a dream come true. But which classic could be your dream car? That question deserves attention first. That is why we have made a list for you to orientate with a few beautiful old-timers from BMW from different years, including a More

  • Wolseley Hornet
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    "Heinz 57" Wolseley Hornet Convertible

    It is now half a century ago that the British company Heinz Foods from Wembley started decorating the British street scene with the 'Heinz 57' Wolseley Hornet Convertible. There were once – how could it be otherwise – 57 converted by coachbuilder Crayford. The (among others) ketchup and soup manufacturer then wanted 'the customer' More

  • alfa romeo 2600 sprint
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    Alfa Romeo 2600 Sprint

    The Alfa Romeo 2600 Sprint – with body designed by Bertone – has only been in production for four years. In that period, barely 7.000 copies rolled out of the factory gates. Most of them no longer exist. Eaten by the rust or completely flattened, the rest is now with enthusiasts or owners More

  • Lenham Le Mans Coupe
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    Lenham Le Mans Coupe - Missed opportunity?

    In the British town of Kidlington we arrived at the right place at the right time. A man named David Scott had just pushed his unfinished piece out of his damp shed to take pictures. A 1965 MG Midget fitted with Lenham bodywork. Such a 'kit' is still for sale today More

  • Renault Dauphine
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    Royal Renault Dauphine

    The British Queen Elisabeth was presented with a Renault Dauphine during a factory visit to Renault on April 10, 1957. In a special faded color called 'Royal Blue' (but tending more towards 'green') and was included in the sales brochure. At Renault, this meant sales in Great Britain – where these cars More

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