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  • Panther

    Panther J72

    Sometimes a car presents itself and you are not sure what to think of it. A car that does not fit in a box and cannot be interpreted. Is it beautiful now? The yellow license plates are confusing me. You expect blue with such an antique model, right? And is there on the Read more

  • Alfa Romeo 2600 Sprint

    Alfa Romeo 2600 Sprint | 1964

    Look at that… There she is. All alone. Almost shy. She knows we're staring at her perfect lines. Down her hips to her beautifully sculpted, modest rear with those signature deep-set taillights. Through its clear windows to the 55 year old leather. She knows this needs to be replaced… She's ashamed Read more

  • Porsche

    The Porsche fairy tale and the 9 fairies

    Life used to be simple. You could only choose the best. A Golf was available in a raw GTI version with checkered upholstery. A Delta was there as insane Integrale. Ferrari had the most famous model ever in production; the Testarossa with lavish egg-sliders. And then you had the Countach. Madness! Read more

  • spear

    Make Lancia great again!

    While the turbulent 1963, full of hope and hatred, makes history, the sun shines in Italy with the creation of the Lamborghini brand and the start of production of Lancia's most famous car ever. Designer Piero Castagnero delivers a masterpiece with his design that would never surpass the brand. But not alone Read more

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    Triumph TR6 | For the good cause

    To govern is to foresee, the local innkeeper in my hometown always says. And there is no pin in between. Yet every year we let ourselves be surprised by, for example, summer or winter. We only buy winter tires when it is winter and therefore at the highest price. And we buy a boat Read more

  • DeLorean DMC-12

    Wing lamb: DeLorean DMC-12

    The statement “like snow in the sun” seems to have been coined by DeLorean's story. The brand that could have succeeded for as many reasons as failed. However, the cause of the brand's fall just a year after the first DeLorean DMC-12 rolled off the line came from unexpected Read more

  • Citroën DS

    The Nose of the Pike: Citroën DS

    If our salesman Marc gladly informs me that we are going to auction a great 45 year old 7-seater station wagon, it can be German, French, Swedish or American, but in any case something beautiful. When a few days later I'm in a neighborhood in Amstelveen where a garage door slowly has a pointy nose Read more

  • VW Golf I Convertible
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    VW Golf I Convertible

    It is May 1994. Exactly 20 years after the introduction of the Golf I, a brand new VW Golf I Cabriolet is delivered in beautiful Inka blue just before the summer in Leiderdorp. The Golf II (never made as a convertible) will then no longer be available for 3 years. Its successor, the Golf III Cabriolet Read more

  • BMW 6 series

    BMW 6 series 633 CSi

    I call A about the sale of his classic. He has to sell it because of his return to Suriname. “Forever!” he adds when I have him on the phone. "But the roads are too bad for this car so I'm selling it." He turns out to have bought the car 38 years ago Read more

  • Saab 96

    Saab 96 2-stroke Short Nose, 1962

    I traveled to Dalfsen for a very special classic. Special because of the cart, but even more so because of the condition. Now I come across restored classics on a daily basis. Often in this condition too. Rarely is there an enthusiast who offers a relatively simple classic with such love and eye for detail, in this Read more