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Just a Bug

Designed in the early 1930s by Professor Ferdinand Porsche, the Volkswagen, German for “people’s car,” was minimalist in its very essence and cheap enough for the working man to afford. Nicknamed the Beetle, it broke the Ford Model T’s long standing record as the car with the highest production numbers. In the 1960s, you’d saw […]


This pic of a very cool cat recently arrived, with a note attached: “Bought this from you in 2008 – recently won the best Offshore vehicle at one of BCs largest car shows. Still lots of fun to drive!” Congratulations, Alan, well deserved! We love to hear from our old cars that are being driven […]

Happy 4th of July!

What does a famous race car designer drive, when he wants to have some fun? If you ask Peter Stevens, creator of the McLaren F1, arguably the most admired – and certainly most collectible and most valuable – contemporary ultra-high performance car, it’s a 1973 Citroen 2 CV Camionette. Yes, the brain behind state-of-the-art, electronics-laden, […]

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