Cars of Coolhaven

An exploration of extraordinary cars in an ordinary neighborhood

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It’s a Volvo Jim, but not as we know it?

November 4th, 2007 · No Comments

While walking to work one morning, I came across this Volvo. It is unquestionably a Volvo, but it’s unlike any other Volvo I know. It’s as if the designers of the 1960’s Volvo’s started on a new car, gave up, and were replaced by the team who gave us all those indestructible, awesomely ugly (so […]

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DS in a drizzle

September 9th, 2007 · 1 Comment

As may be obvious from my nickname, I like the Citroën DS. Correction, I love it! I think it’s one of the most elegant and clever cars ever devised. Of course, if you have an old one it will rust from underneath your butt, and if you have one from 1984 onwards, it looks like […]

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The Old Rover

September 7th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Check out this beauty. An old Rover, 3.5 litre engine, with lovely details such as the indicator light… Rover may still be a high-end car, but it lacks the pizzazz of these early models!

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