This is not an Alfa Romeo

This is not an Alfa Romeo

It is amazing how the shape of this car talks to us. Immediately when you see it, you know that this car was built for just one purpose: to drive as fast as possible. The curved shapes make it look energetic and muscular, as an athlete ready to start. The rounded back side reminds us

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A charming little Simca coupé

A charming little Simca coupé

The French automaker Simca produced conventional automobiles during the 1940’s and ‘50’s: rear-wheel drive cars with the engine in the front. But in 1961 they came with a new, small car, the Simca 1000.

This car had the engine in the back, similar to the Volkswagen Beetle and also similar to the small cars of

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One owner, low mileage

One owner, low mileage

They still exist, cars that were bought new a long time ago and then kept by the same owner for decades. This Opel Commodore was bought brand new in 1968 by a German dentist. He took really good care of it. In all those years, he drove only 114,000 kilometers with the car, it is

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Here’s Lotus Esprit number 30

Here’s Lotus Esprit number 30

You may think: where have I seen this car before? That could be in several places. For instance, you may have seen it at the NEC Classic Motorshow in Birmingham in the UK, last november, when this car was exhibited on the Restoration Show there. Or you may have seen it in Practical Classics magazine

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The smallest limousine on earth

The smallest limousine on earth

Throughout history, there has always been a good relationship between Greece and the United Kingdom. Perhaps that explains the relatively large amount of British classic cars that we find on the website Car.gr. One of them is this remarkable little limousine: a Vanden Plas 1100.

In the early 1960’s, British Motor Corporation was working on

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Amilcar Pegase spent decades in dry storage

Amilcar Pegase spent decades in dry storage

The French Amilcar-factory was best known for its racing cars during the 1920’s, in the first years of its existence. In the 1930’s the firm started struggling. The Pégase was an attempt in 1934 to produce a medium sized car. The 2.2-liter four cylinder engine was from Delahaye, later a stronger 2.5-liter engine was on

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Real Italian jeeps

Real Italian jeeps

Somehow we don’t think of Italians cars when four wheel drive vehicles are the subject. But the Italians have produced several Jeep-like vehicles. You thought the Alfa Romeo Stelvio was new? No way, in the fifties Alfa Romeo already had a 4WD in production, the Matta. It was even used by the Italian army for

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