A Mercedes workhorse from Portugal

A Mercedes workhorse from Portugal

Long before Mercedes-Benz produced their own stationwagon, the Portuguese were doing it for them.

It took Mercedes-Benz a while to discover that there was a demand for stationwagons.

During the 1960’s, stationwagons got really popular in Europe and brands like Opel, Ford, Peugeot, Fiat and even Borgward produced combi-versions of their best selling sedans already

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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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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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Fiat Dino was in hiding for 35 years

Fiat Dino was in hiding for 35 years

The essential thing about a barnfind is that it’s an object that has been forgotten for a long period of time.

Take this Fiat Dino for instance. It has been stored in a warehouse for 35 years.

To demonstrate this, the seller has very wisely decided not to clean the car. The thick layer of

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The difference between a Beetle and a Beetle

The difference between a Beetle and a Beetle

It’s not easy to see the difference between one Volkswagen Beetle and another. And yet, differences can make a huge impact on the value. 

For Volkswagen, the late 1960’s were a period of transition. The original design of the Beetle was 30 years old and many consumers wanted something new. Other car brands came

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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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