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Through car history and art – 1981: SKA musicans in vintage GM Iron

"A 1961 Vauxhall Cresta roams the Ghost Town, where no jobs are to be found." - autoweek During the late 1970s and early 1980s, times were hard in Britain; labor strife, violent racism and an economy in relentless decline made life rough but also inspired some great music. Dismayed by the riots in Bristol and Brixton in 1980-1981, The Specials released their biggest hit, Ghost

Final edition of VW Beetle could come next year

Iconic cars can't fade out. Earlier this year, VW’s R&D chief Frank Welsch said the current Beetle would not have a successor, meaning that once this generation ends, there will be no Beetle in VW’s lineup. But Welsch didn't say was when the production of the second-generation Beetle would cease. VWVortex discovered the introduction of the Beetle Final

Lotus Seven – the ideal Tokyo commuter car

There's a lot of interesting machinery on Tokyo roads. You can see a lot of different vehicles from customized kei van to a majestic Toyota Century. But you will see sensible cars and motorcycles the most. If you need stuff like a roof and a heater in your two-seat Tokyo commuter, you can get a first-generation Honda NSX. You won't enjoy

By |2018-11-30T15:54:45+00:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Oldtimer|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Jay Leno takes a classic Mercedes-Benz coupe out for a spin for his pleasure …

A classic Mercedes-Benz is a wonderful machine. The cars tend to be rock solid, and they last forever when maintained properly. Jay Leno has one in his collection, and it recently came off a fairly extensive restoration. Leno's car is a 1971 Mercedes 280 SE 3.5 Coupe, and it's a shining example of the wonder

By |2018-11-30T15:56:50+00:00July 26th, 2017|Categories: Oldtimer|Tags: , , |0 Comments