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Entries from February 2009

Renault 15 Coupé (1971-1980)

February 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Granted, not the best looking car here on the site, but still, a piece of motoring history and therefore perhaps interesting to somebody. This Renault 15, funny nose and all, is actually very much the Renault 12 as a coupé version, but who’s complaining? The car is funnily ugly in my eyes, but somehow I […]

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Tags: Renault · Ugly cars

Bosmal 126 Cabrio

February 25th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Waizfisz spotted the Fiat version of his ahum bigger brother in Morocco, now I have spotted the Polish Bosmal 126 Cabrio in lovely Voorburg, the Netherlands… Always very much the cosmopolitan, me 😉 Anyway, I do not know all that much about this car, it looks like shit but is probably nice to have. deJurriaan […]

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Tags: Bosmal · Cabriolet/Convertible · Ugly cars

Rover 3500S (Rover P6) Mark II

February 18th, 2009 · 4 Comments

This long Rover with the trademark spare tire on the boot has eluded me for almost a year. A dark silvery one drives round Rotterdam, but always escaped the focus of my lens… But now, in the hip and happening small city of Voorburg, I spot his red cousin. It is raining, not the best […]

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Tags: Oldies · Rover

Mini Moke

February 11th, 2009 · No Comments

This is a Mini Moke which I saw on the French Riviera.It is a real beach car. It is used for that purpose as well . It is the kind of car which I would buy if I had a summer house in that area. But they are quiet populair there and for that reason […]

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

Renault Rodeo

February 11th, 2009 · 14 Comments

The Renault Rodeo was like the  and the Citroen Mehari a small, light and practical front-wheel drive go anywhere car. This one is the 3rd generation of the Rodeo. The first generation was called the Renault Rodeo 4 and was based on the Renault 4 ( 4L) commercial van.  The second generation (Rodeo 6) was […]

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Tags: Cabriolet/Convertible · Renault · Stupid cars · Ugly cars