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  • Citroën DS 20 Break

    Citroën DS 20 Break. The Nose of the Pike.

    When owner Marc gladly informs me that we are allowed to photograph a great 50 year old 7 seater station wagon, it could 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 pointed nose with a split […] More

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    Austin A30: Unique in shape and design

    Sometimes you have a chance meeting where the owner is eager to show his 'small classic car' to others. He was willing to reveal that he was a big fan of small classic cars such as the Italian bambinos (Fiat/Autobianchi) and English saloons such as this Austin A30. However, we didn't get to hear the story behind the car, so we thought it would be fun to dive into the (advertising) past of this 'everymans' car.  More

  • Austin A40 Sedan

    Austin A 40 Sedan (1948). Historical asset

    This Austin A 40 Sedan has traditionally been a venerable quality brand. Perhaps that's why the classic still hasn't given up the fight for survival - after 72 years. The car was in the collection of Willem Keizer from Stadskanaal, who collects old vehicles from the Second World War and gives it a new life. More

  • Austin Princess 2000

    Austin Princess 2000. King's daughter to Quiryn

    Has the time passed when the most beautiful (or less beautiful) cars ended up in sheds or old garages? No, because those who give their eyes a living can still encounter a lot of special things. Like in the case of Quiryn Spannenburg, who found an Austin Princess 2000. By: Dirk de Jong Quiryn Spannenburg received […] More

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    Austin A40 Summer set: Berndts car

    If you've been an Austin aficionado since you were seven, then you have a fixed line 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 […] More

  • Austin 3 Liter

    Austin 3 Liter. A huge variety

    Production ran from 1968-1971. Exactly 9992 were made. The aim was to make 10.000 a year. The Austin 3 Liter was not a success. Austin 3 Litre: The Successor To The Westminster The 3 Liter was very much in the spirit of its predecessor, the Austin Westminster, a great […] More

  • Datsun

    Datsun, not Austin

    Wherever you read, whatever you read about the very first Datsun, it is made clear to you that it was a Japanese-built Austin Seven for the Japanese market. Unfortunately, that's nonsense. The DAT Corporation in Yokohama had been manufacturing cars since 1914, but it was realized in the XNUMXs that […] More

  • Mini Moke

    The Mini Moke was not a Jeep

    The Mini Moke (1964-1993) is based on the legendary Mini of the British Motor Company (BMC), designed by Sir Alec Issigonis. "Moke" means "donkey" in a local dialect. And donkeys are usually not luxury horses, but burden bearers. This creation has been marketed under various names of the various divisions such as: […] More

  • Austin Maestro

    Austin Maestro. Moderately miraculous

    Miracle Maestro, ordained British Leyland when it was introduced in 1983. But as the successor to the infamous Austin Allegro, he didn't have his pedigree with him. The Allegro… This generously glazed Austin had the thankless job of making you forget “the worst car in the world”. For in spite of all optimism and feigned objectivity; the […] More

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