Events: the 4th annual Ventabren Retro Passion show
1950s / 1960s / 1970s / 1980s / 1990s / Alfa Romeo / British / Caterham / Citroen / Dino / Fiat / Ford / French / German / Italian / Japanese / Lancia / Lotus / Matra / Neckar / Peugeot / Porsche / Renault / Swedish / Toyota / Volvo

Events: the 4th annual Ventabren Retro Passion show

This small, regional show tends to offer an eclectic selection of cars. Continue reading

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Ran When Parked visits Toyota’s History Garage museum in Tokyo
1920s / 1930s / 1940s / 1950s / 1960s / 1970s / American / British / Cadillac / Chevrolet / Citroen / Datsun / DeLorean / Dino / Ferrari / Fiat / French / German / Honda / Irish / Isuzu / Italian / Jaguar / Japanese / Mazda / Messerschmitt / Morris / Nissan / Renault / Subaru / Toyota / Volkswagen / Volvo

Ran When Parked visits Toyota’s History Garage museum in Tokyo

Ran When Parked recently visited Toyota’s History Garage museum in Odaiba, an entertainment-focused area of Tokyo, Japan. The museum is part of the Palette Town complex that is also home to a huge Toyota showroom, an even bigger maze-like shopping center called Venus Port, a Ferris wheel, a casino and so forth. Continue reading

Live from the Geneva Motor Show: Dino Berlinetta Speciale
1960s / 2013 Geneva Motor Show / Dino / Italian / Pininfarina

Live from the Geneva Motor Show: Dino Berlinetta Speciale

Pininfarina is displaying a one-of-a-kind sports car called Dino Berlinetta Speciale next to a new Ferrari-based concept car called Sergio.  Presented at the 1965 Paris Motor Show, the Dino was designed jointly by Battista Pininfarina, the company’s founder, and his son Sergio, who passed away recently at 85-years old. Continue reading