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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

  • Mercedes Benz 240D 3.0

    Mercedes-Benz 240D 3.0 – drive with a smile

    At the time, it was considered the fastest diesel passenger car in the world. A top speed of 148 km/h and a time span of 19,9 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h were sufficient for that qualification. More importantly, the Mercedes-Benz 240D 3.0 was the first passenger car in the world to have a five-cylinder diesel engine. […] More

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    Mercedes Benz S123. The first station wagon developed by Mercedes-Benz

    In 1977 the world became acquainted with the station wagon variant of the W123: the Mercedes-Benz S123. The T-model will be made public at the IAA in Frankfurt. Like the W123 sedan, the presentation of the 'Mercedes-T' unleashes high demand, leading to long delivery times. Production starts in Bremen in 1978. It is the beginning of an era in which no one at Mercedes-Benz is in any doubt about the importance of a Combi variant within the model range. More

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    Float with stars around Leek and Roden

    It is Saturday March 20, the digital time indication in the Astra indicates that it is 16.10 pm. More than half an hour earlier I said goodbye to Peter and Mike in Roden. I decide to pull over at a gas station between Drachten and Leeuwarden. I get coffee […] More

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    Mercedes Benz 280 SE 3.5 Coupe W111

    Special coupes and convertibles have developed throughout the history of Mercedes-Benz as a constant within the history of Das Haus. For more than 10 years, the Baureihe W111 was the ideal basis for the Opera Coupé, which saw the light of day in 1961 and was built until 1971. More

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    Mercedes-Benz W123

    From 22 to 28 January 1976 Mercedes-Benz showed its long-awaited new offshoot, the Mercedes-Benz W123. Under the southern French sun, the new Stuttgarter trump card in the upper middle class was shown to the trade press on the Paul Ricard circuit. The introduction marked the start of a successful episode in the history of Mercedes-Benz 40 years ago. The media are very enthusiastic and this favorable call is not without consequences.  More

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