What? – A beautiful 1967 Datsun Deluxe Fairlady. Never actually released in the UK, this beautiful sports convertible was Japan’s answer to British MG’s and Italian Alfa Romeo’s of that era. Powered by the improved 95bhp 1.6-litre petrol unit, which debuted at the 1964 Tokyo Motor Show, the Fairlady was fairly nippy to drive at the time. Continue reading Deluxe Fairlady: A Drop-Dead Gorgeous Datsun.
What? – A 1983 Talbot Samba 1.0 LE. The first Talbot fully designed by Peugeot to be precise, following the takeover from Chrysler Europe. The Samba, identical to the Peugeot 104, was one of the most economical superminis in Europe at the time. Unfortunately, Peugeot decided to later Continue reading Samba with this old-timer Supermini
What? – A 1991 Volkswagen Golf Country. Quite a distinct and peculiar vehicle, which is largely unheard of in the British Isles. Never released in the UK, this version was imported from Germany eight years ago, and has remained with the same owner ever since. To add further exclusivity, this is one of 500 special Continue reading MK2 Golf Country, With Added Bling
What? – A 1984 Citroen CX Safari in top-of-the-range TRI trim. This particular example comes with electric windows, electric sunroof, height adjustable seats and alloys wheels – extremely advanced for the time. Power comes from a 2.5-litre fuel injected petrol engine, coupled with Continue reading Ultra Rare Classic Citroen
What? – Our first find this week is a mint condition Skoda S100L from 1973. Imported from Slovakia in 2013, this retro Skoda has recently received a new engine, radiator, ignition lock, clutch, brakes and tyres. Also received a Continue reading Czech Out This Classic Skoda S100L
Come one, come all and behold the latest blog by Mike Armstrong. The idea of Time Warp Tuesday is to highlight real classified ads from a variety of sources which feature interesting finds. Why? For the love of petrol powered beauty and obsessing over rarities. Please be sure to follow this blog, comment and share any thoughts you have.