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Entries from January 2009

Pontiac Firebird 2nd Gen. (1970-81)

January 28th, 2009 · 2 Comments

In a boring, rainy and cold part of the city of The Hague, I spot this red hot exciting little Firebird. Now that is contrast! I would never crave a car like this, but I surely can appreciate them for how they look, what they stand for. Let us not be boring! Oh, and the […]

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Tags: Pontiac

Triumph TR7

January 21st, 2009 · No Comments

So, not yet another TR6 for me this time, nope, it’s a late seventies rear-wheel drive Triumph TR7. I like the TR6, the design is exciting and filled with emotion. This car, I am not so sure about. To be honest, it is not a completely honest and unbiased opinion. This car looks remarkable like […]

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Tags: Cabriolet/Convertible · Triumph

Noble M12

January 11th, 2009 · No Comments

Now this is exactly the kind of car that I was not expecting in the parking lot of a Tesco’s, on a Thursday night somewhere in one of Essex’ many sleepy towns. Some 2000 of these cars were produced, so it isn’t the rarest of finds, but still. I was pleasantly surprised. The pictures aren’t […]

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Tags: Nice cars · Noble

toyota landcruiser hj60 stationwagon

January 8th, 2009 · 6 Comments

This beautiful 1983 hj60 landcruiser made the brand Toyota invincible! it has a 4 l normal aspirated diesel engine and a truck like 4 speed manual gearbox. It is the big brother of the ”workhorse” bj 40/bj45 and was a big concurrent of the range rover. The car is enormous and the engine can run easily […]

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Tags: 4*4 · Toyota

Dodge Coronet – 1950?

January 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

A kayaking buddy spotted this old American boat of a car a while back. The pictures aren’t sublime, camera phone and all… but still fun to search the web for the make and model of the beast The lines and the chrome trimming would indicate a Dodge Coronet, but there is something seriously dodgy (ahum, […]

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Tags: Dodge