Life in the slow lane: RWP’s 1968 Solex 3800
1960s / French / Solex

Life in the slow lane: RWP’s 1968 Solex 3800

Fun fact: you can fit a Solex 3800 in the trunk of a Citroen C3. Continue reading

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The third annual Velaux Rétro car show
1910s / 1930s / 1940s / 1950s / 1960s / 1970s / 1980s / 1990s / Alfa Romeo / Alpine / Austin-Healey / Autobianchi / BMW / British / Chenard-Walcker / Citroen / Event / Fiat / French / German / Italian / Mercedes-Benz / MG / Mini / Panhard / Peugeot / Porsche / Renault / Renault-Alpine / Salmson / Simca / Solex / Triumph / Volkswagen

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

A look at vintage aftermarket accessories
1950s / Abarth / Citroen / French / Peugeot / Renault / Simca / Solex

A look at vintage aftermarket accessories

New cars are getting harder and harder to work on by shade tree mechanics so aftermarket equipment aimed at the average driver often consists of floor mats and car covers. However, a look at 60-year old magazines reveals that aftermarket companies offered a wide range of equipment that enabled owners to almost rebuild their car … Continue reading

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The 20th annual Avignon Auto-Moto Retro show

The 20th annual Auto-Moto Retro show took place last weekend in Avignon, France. It is held at the same venue as the Avignon Motor Festival but it is a much smaller show with less cars and less vendors. Continue reading

1950s / 1960s / 1970s / 1980s / BMW / German / Motobécane / Peugeot / Piaggio / Solex

A collection of vintage two-wheelers

If you’re looking for a lengthy historical account full of intriguing facts about motorbikes, this article will very likely disappoint you.  There are no dates and no anecdotes to speak of, it is merely a gallery of miscellaneous two-wheelers that we have photographed over the last five or six years in about as many countries … Continue reading