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    Citroën Ami 6. Flaminio Bertoni's masterpiece

    Charming, uniquely designed and graceful. Actually, every classic enthusiast has sympathy for the Citroën Ami 6. The Ami 6 was presented on April 24, 1961. Citroën emphasized in the press release that the new car was not intended as a replacement for the 2CV. It was indeed in a different class than the 2CV. […] More

  • The Autobianchi A112. From road planner to evergreen

    Autobianchi A112. From trailblazer to evergreen

    On October 2, 1969, the Autobianchi A112 was presented. It symbolizes an era in which front-wheel drive and the optimal use of space became increasingly important for car manufacturers. The Autobianchi A112, which emerged from Giacosa's project X1/2, is a great success. The Italian Supermini, whose design is also Gandini's signature […] More

  • Dickholmer

    VW Beetle from 1957-1964. The Dickholmer

    In the August 2019 edition of Auto Motor Klassiek we paid attention to Richard van der Bijl, his Siku collection and especially his VW 1200 Export. His 1964 Beetle, newly delivered and personalized today, is a Dickholmer. Fans and connoisseurs know that it is the last Beetle […] More

  • Audi 100. The successful secret of Ludwig Kraus

    Audi 100. The successful secret of Ludwig Kraus

    "It could just happen that after today I no longer work for Auto Union." Ludwig Kraus – co-sold by Daimler Benz to Volkswagen in 1963 – has been working in the utmost secrecy on a new project. The Volkswagen management plans an unannounced visit to Ingolstadt and Kraus gets wind of it. On the […] More

  • Opel Kadett A. Sixty years young, important in several ways
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    Opel Kadett A. Sixty years young, important in several ways

    Opel has something to celebrate this year. The German manufacturer is one hundred and sixty years old. You would almost forget that sixty years ago a pre-war model name returned to Opel. During the autumn of 1962, a new compact model saw the light of day. And for the newcomer of yesteryear, Opel built a brand new factory in Bochum. Over there […] More

  • Frogeye

    Austin Healey Frogeye Sprite

    In 1958, the illustrious Austin-Healey launched a new, affordable sports car. Leading up to that moment, Leonard Lord and Donald Healey had regular contact and envisioned a bright future for a small two-seater. It eventually came about after the designers first constructed two prototypes. The Austin Healey Sprite […] More


    Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray - 1963-67

    The iconic Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray, with its unique styling, is without a doubt one of the most iconic classics in the history of the automotive design universe. The Sting Ray, a thornback ray, British sports cars were immensely popular in the United States. And the Americans thought that they could also use a revenue model […] More

  • Mercedes-Benz 240 D

    Mercedes Benz 240D W115. 'My father's car'.

    It seems like such a short time ago that we were in primary school. That we dreamed about cars. And we all have memories of our fathers' cars. That was way after the T Fords and those endearing free-range animals, but back in the days before cars went through their axles […] More

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