Cars of Coolhaven

An exploration of extraordinary cars in an ordinary neighborhood

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Mini Moke

February 11th, 2009 · No Comments

This is a Mini Moke which I saw on the French Riviera.It is a real beach car. It is used for that purpose as well . It is the kind of car which I would buy if I had a summer house in that area. But they are quiet populair there and for that reason […]

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Tags: Cabriolet/Convertible · Mini · Nice cars · Oldies

Renault Rodeo

February 11th, 2009 · 14 Comments

The Renault Rodeo was like the  and the Citroen Mehari a small, light and practical front-wheel drive go anywhere car. This one is the 3rd generation of the Rodeo. The first generation was called the Renault Rodeo 4 and was based on the Renault 4 ( 4L) commercial van.  The second generation (Rodeo 6) was […]

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Tags: Cabriolet/Convertible · Renault · Stupid cars · Ugly cars

toyota landcruiser hj60 stationwagon

January 8th, 2009 · 6 Comments

This beautiful 1983 hj60 landcruiser made the brand Toyota invincible! it has a 4 l normal aspirated diesel engine and a truck like 4 speed manual gearbox. It is the big brother of the ”workhorse” bj 40/bj45 and was a big concurrent of the range rover. The car is enormous and the engine can run easily […]

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Tags: 4*4 · Toyota


October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

on the way to a party of my sorority i suddenly spotted this bucked of rust. but i really liked it. I would never buy a car with the name Standard. Imagine that you are sitting in a pub and you have to say you own a Standard… not really exciting. however when you own […]

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Tags: Oldies

Volvo 440 Toncar Estate conversion!!!

September 21st, 2007 · 9 Comments

this car is parked a few blocks from my house. I saw it a few times passing by, but unfortunately, I wasn’t fast enough to take pictures. It is just a ordinary ugly white Volvo 440 which was build in Born, a small town in the south of the Netherlands. However, this isn’t just a […]

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Tags: Stupid cars · Ugly cars · Volvo

rolls royce silver cloud MK2 lwb

September 15th, 2007 · No Comments

today my girlfriend was behind the wheel and i had the camera with me. we had 40 km of highway to go, thus we had a good chance to spot some kind of nice car. When we were almost in hilversum we hadn’t seen much more then a few citroëns and skoda’s. then suddenly in […]

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Tags: Nice cars · Oldies · Rolls Royce

triumph tr6

September 15th, 2007 · 2 Comments

the tr6 is parked in the garage where i pick up my working van ( a renault kangoo ). it is occasionaly used by its owner and its in great shape! i always look at it when i go to work and it makes me smile every time. it looks to me that it was […]

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Tags: Cabriolet/Convertible · Nice cars · Oldies · Triumph

nissan note/renault modus

September 15th, 2007 · No Comments

on the way with brabus to the vet i saw this brand new Nissan Note on a trailer of a Polish Mercedes Sprinter. the car had the factory stickers still attached to the windscreen! i don’t know what happen with this rebatched renault modus but i think someone lost his job because of this. the […]

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Tags: Nissan · Stupid cars