Cars of Coolhaven

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Entries from September 2008

Renault Alpine GTA (1986-91)

September 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Now this car is easy to just walk past on a parking lot, without giving it a second glance. Luckily, my eye fell on the headlights. Hang on, this is no old Mazda! It is the nice Alpine GTA! I remember these cars from back when I was a kid, and we would go on […]

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Tags: Alpine · Renault

Lancia Fulvia Coupé Rallye 1.3

September 7th, 2008 · 4 Comments

The name alone is worth it! What a nice little car. Obviously I can’t call it a sports car, but it looks like a lot of fun to drive anyway. I spotted it driving in Dordrecht, and since I had nothing better to do, I followed it a bit to see if it was about […]

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Tags: Lancia · Nice cars · Oldies

Dodge Dart, 5th gen. (1970-76)

September 7th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Somebody has been busy with this car. Some strange striping, a vinyl roof and bonnet, strange.. Oh well, it is a not too spectacular Dodge Dart, let’s just look at it and move on 🙂 The pictures were taken in the rain, so they aren’t really good. Wikipedia has a very complete page on the […]

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Tags: Dodge · Ugly cars

Opel Commodore (a B model I guess?)

September 6th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I had a great car spotting day today! I wasn’t actually on a car spotting trip, but it turned out that everywhere I went, I spotted something interesting! An old Datsun sports car, a shooting brake Scimitar, a yet unidentified American 60’s boat, I really hit it today! So why am I posting this rather […]

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Tags: Opel

Toyota Landcruiser BJ40

September 1st, 2008 · No Comments

Well, with the vast numbers of visitors for the BJ45, posted a year ago by guest poster Waizfisz, it seems only natural that I would stop to take some pictures of this car… The Toyota Land Cruiser BJ40. The little brother of the manly beast that has been favoured for a year now. Let’s hope […]

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Tags: 4*4 · Oldies · Toyota