The 2015 Monte-Carlo Historique rally
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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

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For decades, plain white was the de facto cheap paint job for just about any car regardless of size and body style. It often took the form of a plain coat of paint with no metallic effect and, in a lot of cases, no clearcoat in order to keep the overall cost of the car … Continue reading

The 2014 Monte-Carlo Historique rally
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The 2014 Monte-Carlo Historique rally

The 17th annual Monte-Carlo Historique rally kicked off a little over a week ago and ended yesterday when a Belgian team at the wheel of an orange 1978 Opel Kadett GTE won the event. This year, the participants left from six European cities (Barcelona, Glasgow, Monte-Carlo, Oslo, Reims and Stockholm) and the common stages took … Continue reading

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The 2012 Monte-Carlo Historique rally

The Automobile Club of Monaco has been organizing the Historic Monte-Carlo Rally for the last fifteen years.  The 2012 edition of it started on January 28th, 2012, and will end tomorrow in Monaco. This year, over 300 cars signed up for the event left from six European cities: Barcelona (Spain), Glasgow (Scotland), Oslo (Norway), Reims … Continue reading

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汽车, part two

Earlier this week we published the first part of our series on Chinese cars.  The second follows the same format but it also covers a couple of odds and ends, including some of the older cars we spotted. As a reminder, old cars are few and far between since most outside manufacturers were not present … Continue reading