Cars of Coolhaven

An exploration of extraordinary cars in an ordinary neighborhood

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Jensen GT (1975-1976) proper shots!

February 15th, 2008 · 2 Comments

My previous encounter with this Jensen was a brief one, unfortunately, so I was very happy when I spotted the car again, while parking! Just my luck that it parked on the most shadowy spot the driver could find on this abundantly sunny day, but still. The previous post did receive zero to no attention […]

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Tags: Jensen · Nice cars · Oldies

Ford Capri GT (Mk1)(?)

January 13th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Once famously promoted with the slogan ‘The car you always promised yourself‘, but I don’t recall promising myself a heavily pimped, overstated, orange two-seater European style Ford Capri coupé… Obviously, the current owner of this car is a dedicated Capri driver, and has spend much time and effort in creating a car that is both […]

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Tags: Ford · Stupid cars

Jensen GT (1975-1976)

December 31st, 2007 · 3 Comments

I have been on the look-out for a Jensen Interceptor for quite a while now. I am not quite sure why, probably just because the name sounds exciting and vintage. I have never watched the series The Saint, so that can’t be it 😉 A couple of months ago a Jensen passed me by on […]

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Tags: Jensen · Nice cars · Oldies

Alfa Romeo Sprint GT 1300 Junior

December 28th, 2007 · 1 Comment

The last time I went on a computer gaming date to a friend, I probably was eleven. Now, twenty years later, I am off to do some Wii with a friend again 🙂 And on the way, I spot some nice cars, so quite a fun afternoon for me 😉 First, the impressive Alfa Romeo […]

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Tags: Alfa Romeo · Nice cars

Ford Mustang GT & Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder

September 3rd, 2007 · 3 Comments

Spotted a ‘new’ Mustang GT on the highway, and since Lex is in the market for a ’68 Mustang convertible, why not shoot some pictures of a crappy descendant… Not the most glamorous pictures, but hey, a. it is a ugly car. Well, ugly is maybe overstating it, but this is how a Ford Mustang […]

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Tags: Ford · Mitsubishi · Ugly cars

Maserati 3200 GT

September 2nd, 2007 · 2 Comments

Again, off-Coolhaven, but for a car like this, who’s complaining? This nice Maserati was parked near the Erasmus bridge, and was too nice not to take some snapshots. The first Maserati build when Fiat took over the shop, it’s lines are pleasing to the eye and the taillights are note-worthy: boomerang shaped, consisting of LED’s, […]

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Tags: Maserati · Nice cars