Funny cars you see in London
Another Italianised Briton by Michelotti, like the
. Beautiful lines in those cars.
Saab 96 in the night
I don't know if this is a 93,95 or 96 ...but it's simply beautiful. This Swedish car sitting outside an Argentinian restaurant in London.
Peugeot 504 Coupé
The Pininfarina approach to the
C'est du joli!
I'm not quite sure whether this is the A55 Van or some relative. Can you shed any light on the subject?
BMW 3.0 CSI (1974)
Beautiful coupé on the Islington streets. To me, car beauty doesn't go much further than this. The owner appeared while I was taking the pictures and told me that the car was made in 1974,
just like me
. Wikipedia knows
something about the 3.0 and its relatives
Peugeot 204 cabriolet
Beautiful little French car. The first Peugeot
to have disc brakes
Another British classic from the mind of
Sir Alec Issigonis
just like the
Morris Minor 1000
I wonder what the passer-by thinks about the
, well she's probably more interested in the ice cream.
Ford Pilot V8
the first large postwar Ford
. Things you find on the streets of London.
I already posted a
back in september last year. But this one is more
, I love the colour, the silhouette and the January light.
Milkman van of the 21st century. New customers always welcome.
Relatively easy to be spotted in London. I specially like the estate version. Here by the
Pub on the park
. This one, from the early 60's, was fitted with the famous B18 motor.
Lovely Swedish silhouette from the late sixties. When cars still had a personality on their own.
Mercedes Benz 220
First produced in the late fifties, this was one of the first cars to be engineered with a great concern about safety. A lovely fintail desing on the Hackney night.
A very familiar car from the late 70's.
Magnum (Tom Selleck)
drove this car!
Rover 3500 V8
Another lovely funny Nissan from the late 80's, somehow from the same breed as the
After some months living in London and seeing some of the most unbelievable cars and bizarre things-on-wheels, I have finally decided to keep track of this unique heritage.
Don't forget to check the archive for surprises.