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Avignon Motor Festival 2012

The 10th annual Avignon Motor Festival took place last weekend in the beautiful Vaucluse department of France. There are many other vintage car events in the region, but the Motor Festival is by far the biggest one. 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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The 30th annual Barcelonnette hill climb

Every year the little town of Barcelonnette in France welcomes visitors from all over the world as they stop by to ski, hike, sight-see or simply spend a relaxing weekend in the mountains. In late July the city attracts a very different kind of crowd: the streets around it get transformed into a racing paddock as drivers … Continue reading

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Some “American” cars.

Many so-called “American” cars have been made over the years that just weren’t American at all. Most have been re-badged offerings from Toyota, Mitsubishi, Daewoo, Kia, or Hyundai. Rarer though, are the ones that source their heritage to Europe. So, let’s have a look at a couple of these European-American automobiles (in no particular order): Continue reading