Cars of Coolhaven

An exploration of extraordinary cars in an ordinary neighborhood

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Dodge Fire truck, model T5

January 2nd, 2008 · 7 Comments

Happy New Year ! A special! I didn’t really spot this Dodge firetruck but am actually working on it in my plating shop to make it pretty and shiny again! Chroming the rusted parts and cleaning the stainless steel. We have already done some extensive plating on several parts over the past years but its […]

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Tags: Dodge · Oldies

Toyota Corolla 30

December 11th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Well, here i am again ! I never run into nice cars anymore while it is still light enough to take pictures. Today however i spotted this yellow Toyota Corolla 30 Automatic. These were introduced in 1974. I can’t find much information about this model but maybe some visitors can ! I will try my […]

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Tags: Oldies · Toyota

Lamborghini’s at the factory

October 3rd, 2007 · 3 Comments

Okay, here are some pictures taken at the Lamborghini factory last week. It was not allowed to take photographs there but somehow my colleague who visited the factory did anyway. Everybody in the group was suddenly very busy making telephone calls šŸ˜‰ Who can tell us more about this model? I will post some more […]

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Tags: Lamborghini · Nice cars

Hyundai Tiburon

September 30th, 2007 · 4 Comments

On my way to the Gelredome (to visit Monsterjam), today, i was passed by a Hyundai Tiburon. I had never seen this car before and never heard about it either to be honest. I searched the internet and found that it’s powered by a 2.7 liter V6 engine. This car was an Austrian one. Is […]

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Tags: Hyundai · Nice cars

Citroƫn 2CV AZ-L Cabriolet

September 29th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Walking to Voorburg on my way to the market to buy bread, cheese and fruit I spotted this beautiful 2CV, a cabriolet. Shiny red, as good as new. These cars were produced until 1990 and this particular one is a 1989 model. What a shame that modern day cars don’t resemble these “ancient” cars anymore.

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Tags: Cabriolet/Convertible · CitroĆ«n · Nice cars · Oldies

Chevrolet Bel Air

September 16th, 2007 · No Comments

On my way to the beach today i spotted this 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air. Okay, i know, i should not take a picture while driving but i did anyway. I love these old American cars. Thank God there are still people who like them that much that they treat them like babies. One day … […]

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Tags: Chevrolet · Nice cars · Oldies

Daimler DS420 Hearse

September 10th, 2007 · 2 Comments

And then, i ran into this slick looking Daimler Hearse. This particular car was build in 1976 and its information om rdw.nl says its blue. Hmmmm… looks pretty white to me. The black flag on the hood might indicate it was once used or will be used in the future for funerals. It was parked […]

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Tags: Daimler · Nice cars · Oldies

Magirius Deutz S3500

September 10th, 2007 · 3 Comments

In the parking lot at the Hornbach today i spotted this Magirius Deutz. This 1952 model weights 4350 kilograms with only a 66kW diesel engine. Its a beast to look at ! It seems to me that this is a heavy duty truck but what do i know?

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Tags: Oldies · Ugly cars