Cars of Coolhaven

An exploration of extraordinary cars in an ordinary neighborhood

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Mercedes Carlsson CLK 320

February 11th, 2008 · 3 Comments

All spotters know, nice Mercedes’ are easy to run into, and I normally try to ignore them a bit. How many pictures of a CLS 63 AMG does one need, anyway? But a nice Carlsson tuned version of a CLK, that has to have a fan base somewhere. I am not a big Mercedes fan, […]

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Mercedes 300SL (R107)

January 18th, 2008 · No Comments

A straight descendant from the famous Gullwing 300SL, this still shiny, sleek Mercedes might perhaps be only a fraction of the beauty of its heavenly predecessor, it still is one pretty little roadster! It is no fun, shooting pictures of nicely preserved Mercedes’, there are just too many of them, but for this one I […]

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Tags: Cabriolet/Convertible · Mercedes · Nice cars

Another Mercedes 220 SE Coupé (w111) fin body

January 6th, 2008 · 2 Comments

One of the best visited cars on this site is the beautiful, silvery Mercedes 220 SE with the famous Heckflosse or fin tails. So you can imagine how pleased I was that I spotted yet another Heckflosse! Granted, it would have been nice to spot the fin tail Mercedes convertible for a change, but I […]

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Tags: Mercedes · Nice cars · Oldies

Mercedes CL600 AMG & Aston Martin DB7 Vantage

December 10th, 2007 · No Comments

I was in the market for something expensive, sporty and flashy for a while now. Don’t wanna turn this site in a oldtimers blog, now do we?! But winter may not be the best spotting season for open sporty cars, it isn’t really splendid for spotting cars per se, I would say. Most nice cars […]

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Tags: Aston Martin · Mercedes

Mercedes SL500 with green mirrors?!

November 19th, 2007 · No Comments

I know, a Mercedes SL500 is posted here before. But with car spotting, you learn to shoot first, and ask questions later. Not being a walking car database and reference library like for instance Jurriaan, you take your chances. Sure enough, a classic Gullwing is recognized on the spot even by me, but I am […]

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Statistics for October

October 31st, 2007 · 1 Comment

For the second time, some rudimentary statistics over the last month. For the month of September, best viewed post was the Lambo Gallardo Spyder. This month, we have a surprising winner: Volvo 440 Toncar Estate conversion!!! (8) Toyota Landcruiser BJ45 HT LD (-) Mercedes 220 SE (W111) fin body (5) Rayton Fissore Magnum (-) About […]

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Mercedes SL 65 AMG

October 27th, 2007 · No Comments

The ‘Spotted in Rotterdam’ day that started with the Corvette C6 ends in style: with a modern, slightly tacky and slightly ugly muscle car. Back at Coolhaven, this pimped SL65 awaits me. As said before, I am no Mercedes fan, and that is particularly the case with the modern models. And when a car like […]

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Mercedes 350SL (W107) (1971-1989)

October 27th, 2007 · No Comments

The Mercedes-Benz 350 SL was a two-seat open roadster produced by Mercedes-Benz with various engines from 1971 until 1989. White cars are never my thing, but underneath the color lies a quite pretty old convertible with a solid looking hardtop. On this clouded day probably a nice drive, and imagine what it would be like […]

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Tags: Cabriolet/Convertible · Mercedes · Nice cars