The bubblecar-bubble did not last long

The bubblecar-bubble did not last long

You can say that the bubblecar was one of the biggest mistakes in automotive history. Because microcars, or bubblecars or whatever you call them, were never really popular while they were built. Cars like the BMW Isetta, the Heinkel Kabinenroller, the Meadows Frisky, the Peel, the Fuldamobil, the Bond, the … uh…. where was I?

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    The bubblecar-bubble did not last long

    You can say that the bubblecar was one of the biggest mistakes in automotive history. Because microcars, or bubblecars or whatever you call them, were never really popular while they were built. Cars like the BMW Isetta, the Heinkel Kabinenroller, the Meadows Frisky, the Peel, the Fuldamobil, the Bond, the … uh…. where was I?

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A hefty sum for a Porsche 911

A hefty sum for a Porsche 911

Back in the old days, a Porsche 911 was not yet a monstrously huge car with big engines and turbos and loads of horsepower. No, the first generations of the 911 boasted a modest 1.991 cc flat-six engine, that would produce around 130 hp. And still, it was considered one of the best sportscars of

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Is this modified DKW worth more or less?

Is this modified DKW worth more or less?

During restoration ten years ago, this DKW 3=6 was modified from a two-door sedan to a coupé. Question: is it modification making it worth more or less now?

The German DKW’s were famous for their two-stroke three cylinder engines (rrrengdedengdengdeng!) but also for their flamboyant looks.

Their 1950’s model was named 3=6, to emphasize the

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A real Spanish beauty

A real Spanish beauty

There are not many Pegaso sportscars around, but we found this one in… Spain. 

And then suddenly, on a website that is up to its ears in straightforward used cars, you find this Spanish beauty. This Pegaso Z103 is from 1955. Its aluminum body was built by Touring, the famous coachbuilder from Milan, that

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The color of Bordeaux wine

The color of Bordeaux wine

The Renault 16 was sensational in 1965. And actually, it still is today.

What is it what makes this car so very French? Is it the color of lovely red wine? Is it the luxury of the interior? Or is it the practicality of it, that does not submit to conservative ideas about how a

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