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Entries from October 2007

Ferrari F355 Spider

October 23rd, 2007 · 1 Comment

Normally, trips to the UK are a sure thing for spotting some nice new cars. London being the paradise of car spotting, other regions have some nice cars as well. So I left for Herefordshire in the best of hopes… Well, I saw a lot of Porsches… but besides that? Not a lot. A Donkervoort, […]

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Tags: Cabriolet/Convertible · Ferrari

Maybach 62 S (and a small Audi as a bonus)

October 18th, 2007 · 1 Comment

On my way to the beach (another nice kayak surfing day planned) I spot this Maybach. And I must say, it is hard to miss šŸ˜‰ . Seconds after I parked my car to take these pictures, an Audi A8L W12 parks right next to it! Nice car (I like it even better than the […]

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Tags: Audi · Maybach

Fiat 500L (1968-1972)

October 18th, 2007 · No Comments

To my surprise, this tiny little dinky-toy is parked right next to my front door. Should it have been a 1957 Fiat 500 Nuova, it would have been remarkable. Now, it is not a very special car at all. But I don’t care! I like this tiny little bugger. And all of you, ask you […]

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Tags: Fiat · Nice cars

Chevrolet Corvette C1 (1953 – 1962)

October 14th, 2007 · 5 Comments

What a car! Normally, I am no big fan of ‘Vettes, and that is just by looking at them. Never even mind the handling… But this classic C1 Corvette! This is one of the cars I had on my shortlist, the list of cars I wanted to see. I love the looks of this car. […]

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


October 9th, 2007 · No Comments

The last few days were not the best car spotting days… Winter is coming, and everybody is locking away their nice cars, or so it seems. Fortunately, this nice right-hand drive MG is parked in front of the supermarket when I pass. Not extremely rare or expensive, but is very well kept and I like […]

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Tags: MG · Nice cars · Oldies

Top Gear: Jeremy’s comment

October 7th, 2007 · 1 Comment

For those who didn’t get Jeremy Clarkson’s comment about ‘I am driving a Lamborghini in Italy’ while driving into a tunnel… First of all, right click here for the right mood (remember to buy the album), and click here for a great movie! And don’t we all love it! A new season of Top Gear! […]

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Lotus Elise, Exige (?)

October 5th, 2007 · 6 Comments

Lotus and Porsche are comparable in a number of ways. They both make nice and sporty cars, and both sets of cars are way too expensive for me šŸ™ But, there is more: I find it, both with Porsche and Lotus, fairly difficult to see the distinctions between the different models. When I spotted this […]

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Tags: Lotus · Nice cars

Citroƫn GS Special

October 5th, 2007 · 1 Comment

And yet another flashback to my childhood, again by the manufacturers of CitroĆ«n: the CitroĆ«n GS. My neighbors had two of these advanced-for-its-era smooth ride GS’s. Funny how a car that you haven’t seen for quite a while can soo easily take you back to memories long forgotten… And surpising to realize that I seldom […]

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Tags: CitroĆ«n · Oldies