Rust in peace: Autobianchi Bianchina
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Rust in peace: Autobianchi Bianchina

What are the odds of finding an Autobianchi Bianchina in the American west? How about two of them? Continue reading

The 2015 Monte-Carlo Historique rally
1950s / 1960s / 1970s / Alfa Romeo / Alpine / American / Audi / Austin-Healey / Autobianchi / BMW / British / Citroen / Datsun / Fiat / Ford / French / FSO / German / Honda / Italian / Japanese / Lancia / Mazda / Mercedes-Benz / MG / Nissan / Opel / Peugeot / Piaggio / Polish / Polski-Fiat / Porsche / Renault / Saab / Swedish / Talbot / Volkswagen / Volvo

The 2015 Monte-Carlo Historique rally

Step inside for a full gallery of pictures from the 2015 edition of the Historic Monte-Carlo Rally. Continue reading

Ten 1970s concepts that should have been built
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Ten 1970s concepts that should have been built

A few weeks ago asked our readers what vintage concepts they would have liked to see built. At the time, we suggested the 1501 Coupe designed and built by French coachbuilder Heuliez would have made a great addition to the Simca lineup, though it probably wouldn’t have been enough to save the company. Your responses inspired us … Continue reading

A collection of vintage dealer stickers
1960s / 1970s / 1980s / 1990s / AMC / American / Autobianchi / Chevrolet / Datsun / Fiat / French / German / Italian / Japanese / Jeep / Lancia / Mazda / Mercedes-Benz / Peugeot / Porsche / Renault / Rover / Volkswagen

A collection of vintage dealer stickers

Memorabilia from car dealerships often reveals fascinating facts about automotive history. Take stickers on the back of cars, for example. Not only are they essentially tamper-proof seals that help decipher a car’s origins, they are reminders of days gone by that often display logos of brands that have been dead for decades. Sometimes the address … Continue reading

The third annual Velaux Rétro car show
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The third annual Velaux Rétro car show

The town of Velaux, France, held its third annual car show last weekend. It was one of the first car local shows of the year which is risky because in April the weather can change for the worse with very little notice, as those who visited the much larger Avignon show found out. However, the … Continue reading

Topical advertising: On the inside
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Topical advertising: On the inside

Although the first part of a car that meets the eye is the body, the interior is arguably more important as it plays a major part in determining if a car is enjoyable to drive or ride in. Cobbling together an interior is tough because engineers, designers, bean counters, factory workers and even dealers all … Continue reading