December 2019

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  • Moto Guzzi DIY
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    Moto Guzzi DIY, Jan's Guzzi

    The Koning DIY-Building Days of Motoport Hengelo have restored an old tradition: Making your own motorcycle is a party. That party used to be a bit easier to celebrate because the RDW was then still rummaging around in twilight zones and because traditional craftsmanship was not as scarce as it is now. Read more

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    Citroën BX

    Citroëns entry-level middle class with a virgin 24.000 kilometers Citroën BX Nix He seems derogatory, the headline above this article, but so is the base BX in Citroëncircles are always indicated. In the frugal Netherlands, this absolute scraper version was in great demand, tactically offered just under twenty grand. Such a copy has been preserved in fabulously beautiful condition and that Read more

  • Rover 3500 V8 front
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    Rover 3500 V8, British chic

    This Rover 3500 V8 (1972) in perfect condition has been polished and is always roadworthy, but 'sleeps' most of the time in Henk Dontje's garage. By: Dirk de Jong The stylish lines, the narrow front with lots of chrome, the double headlights and graceful grille make it a stylish automobile. Already almost 18 Read more

  • Austin A40 Summer set front
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    Austin A40 Summer set: Berndts car

    If you've been an Austin fan since you were seven, you've got a landline in your life. And it all started with the gift of an FX3 Austin Taxi from Dinky Toys and an Austin Devon from Berndt's favorite aunt. Eventually the hobby led to a full size Austin A40 Sommerset. Austin Read more

  • Renault Primaquatre rear
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    Renault Primaquatre, you see rust ... we see gold

    The unexpected encounters in life are often the most interesting. We came across Gerrit who has a hobby of searching for hidden (car) treasures and found this Renault Primaquatre. A man with a large dose of dexterity and what is perhaps more important: a lot of patience. By: Dirk de Jong His raids go through the Read more

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    Get parts ... Between the holidays

    It must have been a long time since it seemed like a good idea to go to England just after Christmas to go to Birmingham Triumph to score parts. With – I remember – Mick Woolworth. It was still in the time when you can stay warm and dry on your motorcycle alone Read more

  • Citroën Visa DÃ © capotable
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    Citroën Visa DÃ © capotable

    The ordinary Citroën Visa we all know had its debut in 1978. This five-door body had three trim options. Then came the Visa Super X in the 80s. It had a bigger engine. And other variants also appeared on the scene to continue to stimulate sales. Through: Read more

  • Volvo PV 544
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    Volvo PV 544 Special and a restoration for life

    In 1996 Harry Polling from Donderen completed the intensive restoration of his Volvo PV 544. A few years earlier he had bought the diligent Swede as a kit. That was the start of the second life that the Volvo still leads in Drenthe to this day. And will lead for years to come. because Read more

  • Aermacchi Harley-Davidson
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    Aermacchi Harley-Davidson

    Aermacchi was an Italian aircraft manufacturer. Formerly known as Aeronautica Macchi, the company was founded in 1912 by Giulio Macchi in Varese in northwestern Lombardy as Nieuport-Macchi, to build Nieuport monoplanes under license from the Italian army. A collaboration with Harley-Davidson later resulted in the Aermacchi Harley-Davidson. But more about that later. Read more

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    Matra Djet as a barn find: From an old man

    What's in a name? Shakespeare was already wondering. The Matra Djet was also known as Matra Bonnet Djet, Matra Sports Djet and Matra Sports Jet. The binding factor was René Bonnet. But whatever name you put on it, the discovery of André Kout, the man behind Kout Automobiles Read more

  • VW Polo Harlequin
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    Colorful VW Polo 'Harlekin'

    A very special color scheme of the VW Polo that we all know. Nicely small on the outside and surprisingly spacious on the inside. This creative excess was displayed under his nickname ”Harlekin” in a parking lot in Leek, Groningen. By: Dirk de Jong Volkswagen indicated at the time that there is no random order Read more

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