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Karmann Ghia Type 34 by Volkswagen

The Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Type 34, or “razor edge” is one classic car whose design is still considered to be somewhat controversial.  I recently wrote in Classic Car Photography about the photos of  Wayne’s Red Nagari for the book “Bolwell: An Australian Icon” having been taken for an article in Australian Classic Car magazine published […]

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1974 vw golf

VW Golf to Celebrate 40th Anniversary

Volkswagen will celebrate the VW Golf’s 40th anniversary this week at Techno Classica to be held in Essen, Germany, from March 26th to 30th. Production of the VW Golf commenced exactly four decades ago, in May 1974. The first generation VW Golf was a front wheel drive car and was a replacement for the iconic […]

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Last Edition VW Kombi in Hannover Museum

Last VW Kombi Made Now On Display in Germany

Volkswagen’s last Type 2 Bus/Kombi ever assembled is now on display in Hannover, Germany, as a permanent exhibit in Volkswagen’s Commercial Vehicles display. As a Kombi fan from way back, Classic Car Photography has been following the saga surrounding the demise of the VW Kombi.  Here is a  previous article on the subject:  Volkswagen to […]

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Maserati 250S Reimagined

1957 Maserati 250S Reimagined

Talented artist Frederik Tjellesen wanted to imagine what a modern interpretation of the Maserati 250S topless racer would look like. And he came up with this sexy speedster. The Maserati 250S is a very beautiful and unique race car of which only four examples were ever built. Configuration was essentially a twin cam, dry-sump four-cylinder […]

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ferrari vscrc at sandown

Ferrari Slams into Wall – VSCRC at Sandown

A Ferrari 458 GT3 (red of course) conducted a spectacular and expensive car parking exercise at the Victorian State Circuit Racing Championships, VSCRC at Sandown International Raceway on Sunday 19th May 2013. The beautifully prepared and not inexpensive Ferrari was competing in the Sports Car class as part of the VSCRC two day event.  It […]

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