Rare Bugatti Fiacre on sale in Essen

Rare Bugatti Fiacre on sale in Essen

Next Saturday, auction house Coys will have its sale at Techno Classica in Essen, Germany. The oldest car in the sale is this magnificent 1929 Bugatti T44 Fiacre.

The special designs that Bugatti was renowned for in the 1920’s and ‘30’s, included a shape that resembled old carriages from the 18th and 17th century. And

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This is NOT a convertible

This is NOT a convertible

Back in the late 1970’s, the Cadillac Seville was introduced as a downsized model for America’s most famous luxury brand. This one is a third generation Seville, from 1991.

In the late 1960’s and early ‘70’s, the Fleetwoods and Eldorado’s and the like got bigger and bigger, but when American customers chose to buy European

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There once was an old lady who bought a Chevy…

There once was an old lady who bought a Chevy…

For three decades, the Caprice was Chevrolets high-end version of the big Impala. This one here is one of the very first. It was bought by an elderly lady in 1966.

In the early 1960’s, Chevrolets fullsize model came in three versions: Biscayne, Bel Air and Impala. The Biscayne was the cheap version, Impala was

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Hitler’s Mercedes to be sold in Scottsdale

Hitler’s Mercedes to be sold in Scottsdale

Next month, the annual classic car events in sunny Scottsdale have a very special guest. One that might send a shiver down the spine of visitors. It is the 1939 ‘Grosser Mercedes’ that transported Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini during a parade in Berlin in 1940.

It is well known that Adolf Hitler, the so-called

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Renault’s hot hatch of the nineties

Renault’s hot hatch of the nineties

The 1990’s were the heyday of hot hatchbacks. After the Volkswagen Golf GTI had created the market, other brands stepped in quickly. One of those brands was Renault.

Of course, Renault had a tradition of creating fast and sporty versions of their bread-and-butter cars. Around 1960 you could buy a Renault Ondine as a faster

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Cadillac Caribou at Kissimmee

Cadillac Caribou at Kissimmee

The thing with a luxury brand like Cadillac is that they don’t build practical cars, like stationwagons or pickups. But fortunately, there are coachbuilders that will serve this demand. This 1974 Cadillac Caribou is part of the big Mecum Kissimmee auction next month.

In the seventies and eighties, there were two American companies offering pickups

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