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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. Advertisements 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

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>Musée Automobile de Provence.

>The Musée Automobile de Provence is a museum with several interesting vintage cars inside (with a 5EU admission fee) but also an ever changing collection of old cars in various states of repair and disrepair outside, most of them for sale. This is a small sampling of what they had to offer a couple of … Continue reading