Cars of Coolhaven

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Entries from August 2008

Volkswagen 1500 / VW Type 3 Notchback

August 27th, 2008 · 2 Comments

What is it with cars, that when you spot something nice, chances are you will spot a similar car in the very near future? This happened with the Matra Murena, the R8, some Rolls Royces… and now with this funny little VW 1500. Soo…. a double post! Volkswagen intended this car to be the more […]

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Tags: Oldies · Volkswagen

GAZ-21 Volga (1958-1962) – II Series

August 22nd, 2008 · 3 Comments

At first glance, I just want to ignore this car and continue on my journey. It is a typical Dutch summer, which means the water is falling from the sky in such quantities that Michael Phelps could swim all the way up to the clouds if he wanted to… Not your best day for getting […]

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Tags: GAZ / VAZ · Oldies · Volga

Cadillac Fleetwood limousine (early seventies?)

August 11th, 2008 · No Comments

Well, the Fleetwood cars are actually quite nice, and the Fleetwood car body building company is interesting reading if it is all new to you. Well, it was to me šŸ˜‰ This Cadilac Fleetwood limousine however does not get my juices going, I am afraid. It is an ugly and worn down semi-fancy old American […]

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Tags: Cadillac · Ugly cars

Jensen Interceptor Mk III cabriolet

August 9th, 2008 · No Comments

What better car to re-kick off with than one of my all time favourites, the Jensen Interceptor? I have posted one before, but that was the closed body version. And a rather worn down one as well, to be frank. This beauty of a car is spotted on a sunny day at the beach at […]

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

It’s been a slow few weeks here…

August 7th, 2008 · 1 Comment

But trust me, I have been busy…. My daughter Emma scared us all by complicating the birth a bit… but everything is alright now! She eats, sleeps, shits, cries like the best of us! And soon now, I will have some time to post nice cars here again… just one more diaper change!

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