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  • ASA 1000 GT
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    ASA 1000 GT. Artwork by Italian grand masters.

    For a long, very long time, Enzo Ferrari argued that a number of twelve cylinders was the minimum standard for the cars that could bear his name. Still, the Italian car grandmaster revised his starting point. Ferrari wanted to generate a stable revenue stream to support its core business on a permanent basis. Ferrari was looking for additional finances for the racing activities of the Italians. It forced the Italians to develop a car with a smaller displacement. That step was the precursor for the ASA brand, which existed from 1962 to 1967. Read more

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    Back in the days…

    Our world used to be different. Print media performed great. And TV had begun its rise. New cars were touted by men like Fred van de Vlucht, the Godfather of Dutch automobiles. Characters instead of babblers Van der Vlugt was unforgettable because of the unorthodox way in which he puts cars to the test. Read more

  • Ferrari 400
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    The Ferrari 400 series

    The Ferrari 400 series (1976-1989): With the nose of an SD1 and the class of an SL And with that similarity in noses, those cars set a trend for 'the seventies'. In addition, the Ferrari already had the looks of the 'eighties'. But the Ferrari is so much more than its nose. It is a Read more

  • Ferves
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    Go off road! The Fiat Ferves Ranger cargo

    … and of course the 4×4 Steyr Puch Haflingers. Off road is quite a thing in the classic world. Land Rovers, early Range Rovers, Land Cruisers, Jeeps, Unimogs… And there are even best off road opportunities in the Netherlands. Of course they are strictly organized and regulated because despite the fact that the Achterhoek is still Read more

  • Ferrari
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    What is in a name? McQueen vs Ferrari

    To heighten the celebrations for Ferrari's 70th birthday, the Italians had come up with something fun: The festivities would pay tribute to celebrities who have driven Ferrari. Nice is not it? The once world famous movie star Steve McQueen also owned a Ferrari And Ferrari wanted to celebrate with a special 'custom' Read more

  • Citroën DS
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    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

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