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    Ford Cortina

    The Ford Cortinas were British Fords and in my memory the most beautiful one was the one from Corgi Toys. That scale model had a luxurious metallic paint and faceted headlights. Just diamonds. I got my Cortina for Sinterklaas when I still believed in that. But the 1 on 1 models were built in five generations More

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    Lotus Elise. Sophisticated top class

    Theun Douma is a big fan of 'speed' and we naturally mean speed. As a road racer, Theun achieved the necessary successes in the past in the spicy class above 600 cc. The podium place now belongs to his mobile girlfriend Elise (1998). The Lotus Elise showing off here at the More

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    The Talbot Sunbeam Lotus: A wolf in sheepskin

    It's the colors that do it. Plus the fat wheels. But otherwise you would think that you are facing a faceless middle class hatchback. But of course we are looking at a Talbot Sunbeam Lotus. It started when there was another crisis in the British car industry. Around 1970, the name of More

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    The Lotus Esprit S2

    And so it was called since the autumn of 1978. The Lotus Esprit Series Two. After all, interpreting evolution models with numbers is an old British tradition. Series 2, Mark 3. That sort of thing. And that the original is never referred to as Mk1 or Series One? Well… Your own Lotus More

  • Bubble talk
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    Bubble talk

    We have again collected a number of fun facts, for at the bar, at a party or at a drink about classics. Ideal Drink Talk! Matra-Simca-Bagheera Since its introduction in 1973, a total of 47.802 units of the Matra-Simca-Bagheera have been built. The last year (1980) was called the 'baby Lamborghini Uracco' Talbot-Matra-Bagheera. There are several More

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    Lotus Elan IWR GT

    Even the seasoned Lotus enthusiast will be unfamiliar with the 1965 Lotus Elan IWR GT? This is an initiative of entrepreneur and racing team owner Ian Walker who had close ties to Lotus inventor Colin Chapman. Multimillionaire Walker is jointly responsible for the development of the Elan 26R. In the early XNUMXs, More

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    Ron Hickman

    Deceased at the beginning of 2011 at the age of 78, enjoys worldwide fame as the inventor of the Black & Decker Workmate (of which more than 30 million (!) have already been sold). But did you know that after working in the design department at Ford in Dagenham, he is the man More

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    Les Leston

    Les Leston, which by the way was officially called Alfred Lazarus Fingleston, must be counted as one of the most flamboyant (inter) national drivers and entrepreneurs ever produced by the British Empire. On December 16 Born 1920 in the British town of Bulwell near Nottingham, he threw himself into the music world after a vague series of unfinished courses. More

  • Ron Hickman, the creator of the Black & Decker Workmate also signed the Lotus Elan
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    Ron Hickman

    Ron Hickman, who passed away in early 2011 at the age of 78, enjoys world fame as the inventor of the Black & Decker Workmate (of which more than 30 million (!) Have been sold anyway). But did you know he, after More

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