Rare conversion: Ford Lotus stationwagon

Rare conversion: Ford Lotus stationwagon

In the 1960’s, stationwagons were big, bulky things, often looking pretty boring. One of the exceptions was the Mk I Ford Cortina Estate. This one looks even better, and so it should, because it has been converted into the only MkI Ford Cortina Lotus Estate in the world.

When this car was built, in 1966,

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A Ford Corsair auctionned in Denmark

A Ford Corsair auctionned in Denmark

The Ford Corsair was Ford middle-class model in the 1960s in the UK. It was basically a stretched Cortina, equipped with a 1.500 cc straight-four. It was the successor of the Ford Consul 315, which itself looked like a crossbreed of a Ford Anglia 105E and a 1960 Lincoln Continental.

The Corsair was less

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Simca Aronde P60: An American in Paris

Simca Aronde P60: An American in Paris

What was it that made the 1950’s Simca Aronde P60 so successful? Was it their highpowered Rush-engine? Was it the French comfort? Or was it the American styling?

Probably it was all of that.

Of all the French carmakers, Simca was the least French. After all, they built Fiat models under license during the 1930’s

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Classic Ford campervan available for the summer

Classic Ford campervan available for the summer

This Ford Thames was turned into the famous Dormobile campervans in the 1960’s.

It was the British who created the first caravans in the early 1930’s.

They also have a history of creating campervans.

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In the 1960’s and 1970’s, it was a firm named Martin Walter Ltd of Folkestone that became famous fort

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California dreaming!

California dreaming!

You don’t see many Mustangs like this. It’s a California Special, a limited edition version for the western USA-market, that was built only in 1968. Oh, and Shelby had something to do with it.

Sure, in 1964 the Ford Mustang was unique, it was one-of-a-kind. It even created a class of its own: the pony-cars.

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Amazing value increase in Germany: BMW 320 +60 percent

Amazing value increase in Germany: BMW 320 +60 percent

Although the classic car market in Germany is calming down and prices are stabilising, there are still some cars that increase their value spectacularly. Like the BMW 320.

A week ago we reported about the classic car market in Germany. According to the VDA Oldtimer Index, the German market is calming down and

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