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Test your headlight IQ, 2014 Velaux Rétro edition
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Test your headlight IQ, 2014 Velaux Rétro edition

The city of Velaux organized its third annual Auto Rétro car last weekend. We will publish a full report from the show tomorrow but in the meantime, can you guess what make and model the following headlights come from?  We’ve purposely included pieces of grille and trim in the photo to make it a little … Continue reading

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A look at the experimental Porsche C88 sedan
1990s / Chinese / German / Porsche

A look at the experimental Porsche C88 sedan

The Chinese government invited about twenty foreign automakers to present an experimental family car at a conference held in Beijing in November of 1994. Period reports indicate government officials promised the best project would be selected and cleared to start production under a joint-venture with state-owned manufacturer First Automotive Works (FAW) at the turn of … Continue reading

The 2014 Avignon Motor Festival
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The 2014 Avignon Motor Festival

We recently trekked up to the city of Avignon to attend the Motor Festival, an annual car show and swap meet that stands out as one of the biggest events of its kind in the region. It poured rain during most of the show but that didn’t stop enthusiasts from all over the south of … Continue reading