Category Archives: Berlin

1970 Chevrolet El Camino SS 454

One of the most common ways to define a car is by its country of origin, and the world readily acknowledges that American cars, Japanese cars, German cars, Korean cars are categories defined by the national home of a particular … Continue reading

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Robur LO (3000? 3001? 2501?)

General Motors has basically spoiled me forever. I expect a single car model to change some aspect of its styling every year or so, making pinning down a specific car by make, model, and year to be an easy task. … Continue reading

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1976-1983 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Sprint Rally Car

   Noch ein schönes Auto aus meiner kürzen nordlichen Reisen, diesmal nach Wedding statt Prenzl Berg – ein echter amateur rally car! Ein Alfa noch dazu! 

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Renault Avantime and the Banal

The other night I was walking home late through the East Village and parked all alone on Second Avenue by St. Mark’s Place was a bright red drop-top early-2000s Corvette. There wasn’t another car on the whole block. None of … Continue reading

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VW Käfer / Volkswagen Beetle

I’ve talked about cars that age backwards and cars that are transformed by the forgetfulness of history, but let’s take a quick look at a car that was two different ages at the same time – the Volkswagen. 

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Reflections on a Challenger

I’ve been cooped up in my room writing up my end of the Winter Semester Hausarbeit. I stuck my head out the window and there it was, half a block away and obscured by the other cars on the street, but that … Continue reading

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1975-1977 NSU Ro 80

Let’s take a loot at that wonderful Germanic oddity, the decidedly non-Mercedes-esque NSU Ro80.

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1958-1963 Škoda Felicia

That rare, interesting, gorgeous ideal of a street parked car: an early ’60s Škoda Felicia.

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1972 Opel Commodore B Coupé

Ein langes Bummeln letzte Januar hat mir diesen Opel gezeigt.

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1973-1977 Citroën GS

Life is not all soulless Toyotas – sometimes you stumble across something odd, rare, and interesting.

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