With the eyes of the operator - point of view photographs have been the only ones I got a direct reaction via e-mail during the last year. Some of them even reappear on other site and social media (most of the time without a source) - so evendently there is a need, but I'm wondering if it can substitute anything. Most of the cars are prettier from the outside, flowing forms, chrome, shining colour and you don't get the feel, smell, sound of an old car - only more time to read the dials.
The sun is rising early enough, so that I get to drive to work with the first glimpse of light on the horizent. Since I'm eastward driving, I get to enjoy and follow every day as the days are getting longer and longer.
With only a few days left before the first snow will hit, I drove to school with the TR2 last week. I started at 6:00 in the morning, lights on, heater on, sidescreens and off through the night. Big gauges, soft light, sound of wind and engine it feels a bit like in an airplane.
With Austrian politics been dominated for the last few days by the question, is the general secretary of the social democrats allowed to drive a 911, I remembered my Trabant being stored somewhere in the barn. I bought it a few years back, it lived it live in Hungary, was brought to Austria and ended up 2 miles away in the next village. It was a massive investment of 800€.
If you must drive to work every day, the radio is all the time playing the same boring tracks, no engine sound if you turn it down, no charisma and the car does not feel special – maybe you should choose to use your classic car.
1953 to 1965, 12 years of development and styling, from the TR2 to the TR4A IRS, the alpha and the omega of the 4 cylinder Triumph Roadster series, together on the road. If you look carefully, you can find a lot of similarities.
English summary below Als der spätere Bundespräsident Michael Hainisch 1858 in Schottwien, Niederösterreich, als Sohn eines wohlhabenden Baumwollspinnerei-Besitzers geboren wurde, war die Welt eine völlig andere als sie der studierte Jurist und Volkswirt Mitte der 1920er Jahre um sich herum vorfand. Weder Automobil, noch eine Republik Österreich waren einst vorstellbar. Nach langen Jahren im Staatsdienst machte Hainisch nach 1918 Karriere, zunächst Generalrat der Nationalbank und am 9....
Not only in restaurants and food stores regionally sourced items getting more into focus – as well in the ever faster growing, world wide classic car scene a look around your local events can be surprisingly interested. In a small town, only a few miles away, they started a car and cafe styled event.
The new overview on Triumph Spitfire4 - Mk3 detachable hardtops is now online together with an updated section about those hardtops together with photos of cars, advertisements and more in the research section of this homepage. You can see it here.