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    kit cars. An end of an era?

    In Auto Motor Klasssiek we always try to make a mix from 'mainstream' to 'pretty weird'. And the 'pretty weird' angle is now also kitcars with the appropriate age. That kitcar thing was once a tax trick from Not More So Great Britain. Cars that were delivered as kits were subject to a very user-friendly tax rate. And because the industrial revolution had started in the Perfide Albion, the amount of tinkering, fiddling and inventing techies was plentiful there. More

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    Fiberfab. An international success

    As a child we drew cars. As teenagers, we dreamed about building the ultimate car. But a few of us went further. That was made 'easy' by using existing undercarriages and engines. And fiberglass reinforced polyester. And there were also people who took the bag seriously. More

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    Martaré is back!

    When you hear that, you fold back in your chair. Martaré! Back! Finally! Or maybe you think "Never heard of it"? Maybe a seventies audio manufacturer? Well no. But there was music in the brand: The pleasantly characteristic hum of a VW boxer. And Martaré was a Dutch brand. More

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    Hustler (Six). By William Towns

    The call for classic kit cars has yielded the funniest results. After all, who would have come up with the idea of ​​the Hustler 6 even after an lavish beer consumption in the heat? British beer turns some people into foorball hooligans. But it can always be more exuberant. That this wondrous creation is the result More

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    Kit cars, some reader comments

    We recently talked about kit cars. And whether those kind of endearing (or brutal) bastards could also be 'classics'. We jubilantly think so and fortunately after our call we also found kit car owners among the AMK online readers. If you are a subscriber to our monthly magazine Auto Motor Klassiek are (that's easier and More

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    Kit cars. Who has one?

    As a result of our message about the Rizovari, we received the maker's address through Martin Spoelstra. We will pursue that! But the message also put the kit cars phenomenon in the limelight once again. And because kit cars were often open, such a sun always comes in handy. More

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    Rizovari DX11. A 'Namegame'

    Rizovari DX11. 'What's in a name?' It was a common phenomenon in the early days of pleasure boats in the 16s: boats were given names constructed from the first letters, woman, man and children. Abbreviation names were hot. Very briefly was the 2M7 'ZEF', that name stood for 'Sun And Holidays'. 'The XNUMXm More

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    So Matula. What was it with that?

    Because the friendly Czech who showed up as part of a local Jawa story had a calling card. There was his name and 'Car Team Matula Dobrá 973 738 01 FRÝDEK – MÍSTEK Moravskoslezský kraj. mobil: 602 749 958. email: carteam.matula@seznam.cz. web: www.car-team.cz.' That was largely incomprehensible to us. But that Matula let More

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    Replica: Tribute or "VOUD!"

    Replica: Tribute or 'VOUD!'? Replicas are not original classics. Replicas are often not even true classics in years. But what they all share: They resemble a historical example. Or at least they try to do that. They can be fantastically beautiful and fun cars or vehicles straight out of a Disney movie More

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    A lost FT Bonito.

    FT Bonito - Verkeerd Afgelopen† There has been an e-mail exchange for some time with someone who knows where to find an FT Bonito who has either been forgotten or has ended badly. In the pictures we see a FT that we had seen before. Back then he was in a better More

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    FT Bonito. The never ending story?

    FT Bonito. The never ending story?

    Well, of course they are not real GT40s, but FT Bonitos are also pretty rare. Fiberfab Karrosseriewerke in Germany and ACM and AED were builders between 1969-1884 who made this design by Jorgfrieder Kuhnle into a kitcar based on the platform of Kevers. More

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    Inner beauty…

    About 30 Stimson Scorchers have been made. According to rumors, hard core kitcar enthusiasts are now paying a fortune (little) for it. More

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