This T-Ford is going classy

This T-Ford is going classy

The least you can say about this car is that it’s quite unusual. I mean, a classy, luxurious towncar bodywork on a model T Ford chassis? Is this for real? Well, apparently it is, cause Dragone Auctions are offering this car on their Lime Rock Auction on Sunday 3 September in Lakeville, Connecticut, USA.

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Now here’s a rare limousine

Now here’s a rare limousine

Unfortunately we could not translate the website, as it is written in Ukraïnian. But this car is pretty interesting. It’s a Russian Chaika, a limousine that was built for government officials in the former Soviet Union. It was manufactured by Gorkowski Awtomobilny Sawod, hence the brandname GAZ. That factory also produced the Wolga salooncars from

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Aston Martin with an XL engine

Aston Martin with an XL engine

This 1978 Aston Martin is not exactly what it seems to be. It looks like a Vantage, but technically that is not what it is. Eight of these cars were specially built by order of GT Autos, the Aston Martin distributor in Canada at that time. These cars were equipped with all the Vantage goodies,

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Special Mercedes-Benz auction in Paris

Special Mercedes-Benz auction in Paris

A very special auction will take place on 15 October in Paris with the sale by auction house Artcurial Motorcars of around 60 classic Mercedes-Benz cars. The special thing is that 20 of these cars come from the private collection of Mercedes-Benz France. The company states that the auction will give collectors around the world

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Has anybody seen Mr. Hulot around?

Has anybody seen Mr. Hulot around?

The place is completely different and the actual car does look completely different too, but doesn’t this contraption remind you of Jaques Tati’s famous film Les Vacances de Mr. Hulot? This anachronism on wheels can be found in the luscious surroundings of Villa Devoto, the famous ‘garden city’ quarter at Buenos Aires, Argentina. The body

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The world is orange

The world is orange

 

Just as couture and for instance furniture, the automobile industry is submitted to the laws of fashion. Especially the colours of cars are strongly influenced by the taste of the public. And the public is being influenced by fashion designers. Remember all the brown cars from the late 70’s? And then around 1990 we

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This Jaguar XK 150 is unique

This Jaguar XK 150 is unique

This odd-shaped Jaguar started life in 1960 as a regular XK 150 Fixed Head Coupé. Well, as regular as a car like that can be. The car was delivered when new to a Mr. A.E. Richardson, a solicitor who worked in Surrey, UK, but lived on the other side of the country, in Durham. He

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Who wants this original 1949 Lancia Ardea?

Who wants this original 1949 Lancia Ardea?

This remarkable Lancia Ardea was on auction last week on Catawiki. Dating from 1949, this car is practically in original condition. According to the ad, the paintwork is almost completely original and never resprayed. In the interior, we find silk doorhandles, luggagebelts in the trunk and a curtain for the rear window. The seatcovers hide

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No, this is not what you think it is

No, this is not what you think it is

No, it’s not that other one either. And… no, it’s not even that one. What we’re looking at is a 1968 Apal Horizon GT. The Belgian firm Application Polyester Armé de Liège was known mostly for it’s beachbuggies and Porsche Speedster replica’s that they built in the late sixties and early seventies. But they also

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This Saab looks ready to race

This Saab looks ready to race

This 1972 Saab 99 2.0i is ready for competition in rally sport. It is equipped with all the right gizmo’s, like a hydraulic handbrake, Bilstein suspension, a 100-litre fueltank and of course the obvious things like tripmaster, rollcage and lots of headlights. This pretty Saab is fit for historic rallysport in Group N and has

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