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LANCIA AT THE EIFEL RALLYE FESTIVAL

Stratos, 037, Delta… All names that intrigue any enthusiasts! We were lucky enough to go to l’Eifel Rallye Festival, an event that welcomes rally legends, with Group B cars being the stars of the show! Off to Eifel, a magnificent region of Germany that is best known for the famous Nurburgring track, to try and live a part of Lancia’s …

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FORD F1 1951 – FROM SAVING LIVES TO KILLING TYRES

His passion for American vehicles is almost an illness for Maxime since he was born, this was mainly due to his father who took him to the United States as a youngster. He instantly fell in love with America and went ahead and created along with his dad Philippe Vandenhemel and his brother, their own company : www.americangarage.be It’s thanks …

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BMW 2002 TURBO – THE PROVOCATIVE 02

During the 1969 European Touring Car championship, BMW was sensational, bringing along for the first time ever a turbocharged engine. We had to wait another 4 years to be able to buy a turbocharged BMW road car. This was the BMW 2002 Turbo which was the first with this technology, after being joined by the legendary 911 Turbo. This is …

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TEMPO RAPID – AUSTIN ENGINE

  It’s with great pleasure that I present you this little tempo with it’s incredible looks, if you ever see it in the streets of Brussels, you’ll understand why I took time to check it out. It has an amazingly friendly look, with the front end looking like some kind of cartoon character.  The name Tempo Rapid is well chosen …

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A MISLEADING APPEARANCE – 1962

Christophe, the lucky owner of this gem explained that he never was a big fan of the beetle, or even Volkswagen for that matter. To start off with he was just looking for a nice classic to restore, preferably a model that he would be able to easily find original and reproduction parts. One day, a colleague turned up to …

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HARTGE H35-24 – A PRECIOUS RARITY

Since the world of classic cars is full of great encounter’s, thanks to word of mouth I heard of a M3 Hartge here in Belgium, near brussels. To start with, I didn’t really believe it, I was expecting a BMW E30 with various Hartge parts fitted like we’re used to seeing. A few phone calls later and a few e-mails, …