Category Archives: Imports (Euro)

Quick Hitter: Le Rat Rod Edition

Take a dash of Finnish creativity, a scosche of old French styling, and a few sprinkles of rockabilly kulture and what do you get?  A rat rod Citroën 2CV.  Je veux.

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Shopping Advice: IXOOST iPod/iPhone Docks

This post was originally written for, and appeared here, at hooniverse.com. Combine a custom machined block of aluminum, some old exhaust headers, and some high-quality speakers and what do you get? IXOOST, which is today’s coolest tech/automotive gadget. Rush out … Continue reading

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Fiat Abarth: Now In Showrooms!

I have not personally seen one, but the Fiat marketing folks have announced that the Fiat Abarth has finally arrived in showrooms.  This is great news for Abarth enthusiasts as well as fans of Catrinel Menghia, who has become the … Continue reading

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Crazy VW Owners Are Crazy

These are a two alternative ideas for VW Beetles.  The first is a brilliant re-purposing of the front end of bug. This particular Bugrille is located somewhere in Argentina according to the person I got the image from.  Let’s hope … Continue reading

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Very Want II: Fiat Abarth Follow-Up Ad

Let’s face it, Fiat (or anyone else, for that matter) will have a difficult time topping their seduction ad, which may have been the greatest commercial ever filmed.  But they are giving it a solid effort with this new ad. … Continue reading

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Bajaj Tempo Hanseat, As Presented By Jean-Pierre Jeunet

This post was originally written for, and appeared here, on hooniverse.com. So often in my life, I have discovered that a certain car exists and that I want one on the same day.  The Tempo Hanseat fits snugly into that … Continue reading

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Fiat Abarth, Yes! 1976? No!

Did you see that Superbowl ad for the Fiat 500 Abarth? Are you one of the cool people who are thinking to themselves right now, “I saw it online waaaay before the Superbowl”? Either way, you are probably stricken by … Continue reading

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Weekly Wagon Déjà Vu Edition: 1960 Hillman Husky

Now don’t go thinking I’m getting lazy.  This is not the same Hillman Husky that was featured here before.  It’s a newer, nicer one.  This one has the updated body styling, many new mechanicals, and shiny paint. Hit the jump … Continue reading

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1968 VW Transporter: Best Ad Text Since Lady-Lovin’ Lincoln

This Transporter is for sale in Orem, Utah.  It looks to be in nice shape but what is great about it is the way the owner wrote the ad.  The entire text is as follows: “My bus could be your bus. The … Continue reading

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TVR Taimar: I AM Speaking English

You like your cars rare?  This car is for you.  This is one of 395 produced…ever.  It looks to be in good (brown) shape and is for sale in Heber, Utah.  Click it for more info on TVR and this … Continue reading

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