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Renaults little big car

Renaults little big car

The little Renault 5 was in many ways ahead of its time. Not because of its technical features, but because it was the first small three-door hatchback.

At the introduction in 1972, the Renault 5 was a considered a very smart, very modern small car.

For instance, it didn’t have the usual chromed tubes for

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A Mercedes workhorse from Portugal

A Mercedes workhorse from Portugal

Long before Mercedes-Benz produced their own stationwagon, the Portuguese were doing it for them.

It took Mercedes-Benz a while to discover that there was a demand for stationwagons.

During the 1960’s, stationwagons got really popular in Europe and brands like Opel, Ford, Peugeot, Fiat and even Borgward produced combi-versions of their best selling sedans already

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Rare streamlined MG on sale in Monaco

Rare streamlined MG on sale in Monaco

Go on, google it. You won’t find many of these 1935 MG PB Airline Coupes. This very rare example is part of Coys’ Monaco sale on May 11.

In the 1930’s the auto-industry discovered that streamlined cars could also be very beautiful.

So in America, Chrysler built their Airflow and in France Figoni & Falaschi

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Japanese hardtops are hot

Japanese hardtops are hot

Cars like this Nissan Skyline don’t come about very often. At least not in Europe. This 1986 R31 hardtop is probably the only one in the UK.

The Japanese brands have produced some great sports cars, but they also managed to build several really fast saloon cars.

This is one of them. This hardtop fourdoor

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