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  • Chrysler Sunbeam - Vintage cars in Auto Motor Klassiek -
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    Chrysler Sunbeam, the last new car from Linwood

    In the 1976s, the sustainability of the now outdated design with rear-wheel drive and rear engine came under pressure. For years, the concept of the Hillman Imp and badge engineering derivatives had been in production. Chrysler UK saw the need for a modern constructed car in the compact class, which also had to succeed the Imp. It started in XNUMX with the development of the Chrysler Sunbeam. More

  • Matra Rancho
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    Matra Rancho, the poor Range Rover

    Times were turbulent. Simca became Talbot. Mother company Chrysler Europe was not a success and if you enter the collective memory as 'the car of Bassie & Adriaan', then you do not have to be undividedly proud of it. The Matra Rancho was sold as Matra-Simca Rancho and Talbot-Matra Rancho. More

  • Chrysler Simca Horizon
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    The Chrysler Simca Horizon (Dodge, Plymouth, Sunbeam)

    The Chrysler Simca Horizon was intended to be a "world car." That means it was designed for rows of buyers on both sides of the Atlantic. But in execution, the European and North American (Dodge and Plymouth) versions of the vehicle actually turned out to have little in common. The Horizon was actually born to the Simca More

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    Chrysler Simca 2 liters. What was the intention again?

    A luxury Chrysler Simca middle class with MPS And that multiple personality disorder was perhaps not so strange. Because besides the fact that this large middle class car had been known as Chrysler, Simca and Talbot, its history was also rather obscure to say the least. La pauvre enfant was and remained a bastard. French. More

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    Moskvitch 2141 Aleko

    The most seasoned classic or young-timer enthusiast will scratch his head when he sees the accompanying photo and the text? A Moskvitch 2141 Aleko? It is in fact the Simca Talbot Alpine SX – also known as Simca 1307 – of which the entire factory after the car was More