Cars of Coolhaven

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Entries from July 2007

Mercedes 280 SLC

July 31st, 2007 · 1 Comment

I don’t know what it is, but there is something really nice and classy about the old-but-not-that-old smaller Mercedes ehm esses? sis? Oh well, Mercedes in plural šŸ™‚ This gentle metallic blue classic is a great example of how a good performing car can look elegant and chique. Not like nowadays BMW’s with these monstrous […]

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Tags: Mercedes · Nice cars · Oldies

Chevrolet Kalos Sport

July 31st, 2007 · 1 Comment

Hahahaha this car cracks me up! Not only did they decide to rename this Deawoo (how the #$% do you write that?!) to Chevrolet, no, the Marketing department just had their yearly outing, and after lot’s of paintball, survivaling and wine-at-the-campsite, back in the office they decided to bring some of the campfire-humour into the […]

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Tags: Chevrolet · Stupid cars

Opel Ascona A

July 30th, 2007 · No Comments

While walking to the supermarket, I ran into this rustbucket, and I just had to take some pictures. This old Ascona brings back memories of football trips on backseats of your teammates fathers, on rainy saturday mornings… This one’s severely beaten, as the pictures show. Got to love those rims, though šŸ˜‰ This is actually […]

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Tags: Opel · Ugly cars

Fiat (?) Bertone X 1/9

July 30th, 2007 · No Comments

At first, I failed to notice this car, but suddenly it occurred to me: this is a fairly rare car. I don’t particularly like it, this is not the type of car that gets my juices flowing, but still, you got to appreciate a more or less unique vehicle. The Fiat Bertone is built between […]

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Tags: Bertone · Fiat

Audi 100 CoupƩ S

July 30th, 2007 · 5 Comments

The car which gave me the final inspiration to develop this site! I really like this flaming red, sporty, style-of-the-seventies Audi. And joy: it is for sale as well! Unfortunately, I have resources nor location to buy myself an extra car just for fun, but otherwise… Oh well, enjoy the pictures, and anybody who has […]

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Tags: Audi · Nice cars · Oldies

Temp post

July 3rd, 2007 · No Comments

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