United Automobile BRC5 – Bristol RELH6G / ECW coach in its original ‘Orange’ livery.

Posted by southlancs on 2014-01-02 19:10:38

Tagged: , Bristol RE , NBC , United Automobile , UAS , ECW … Read More



Place: Liping, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, Guizhou Province

Chinese name: 比亚迪F0 (bǐyǎdí F0)
Year of launch: 2007

BYD Auto is a subsidiary of BYD Company, a major manufacturer of rechargeable batteries. BYD started producing cars in 2005 when it acquired Qinchuan, a company that produced the Flyer small car. In 2005 it was followed by the hugely popular F3, a copy of the Toyota Corolla E120. It was the best selling car in China in 2009. BYD is infamous for copying cars of Japanese car manufacturers: through the years it has made copies of the Toyota Aygo, Corolla E120, E140, Estima, Honda Accord, Honda Odyssey and Renault Mégane Coupé-Cabriolet, while other cars have striking similarities with the Buick Excelle HRV, Mercedes-Benz SL and Lexus RX.

As a battery producer, BYD is one of the largest makers of electric cars and plug-in hybrids in the world. The F3DM was … Read More

Old Fiat

Old Fiat

Fiat, is an Italian automobile manufacturer based in Turin. Fiat was founded in 1899 by a group of investors including Giovanni Agnelli. During its more than a century long history, Fiat has also manufactured railway engines and carriages, military vehicles, and aircraft. As of 2009, the Fiat group (not inclusive of its subsidiary Chrysler) was the world’s ninth largest carmaker and the largest in Italy

Posted by Catcher In My Eye on 2010-02-03 22:18:00

Tagged: , Galatina , Italy , Galatina, Italy , Salento , Pulgia , APULIA , Lecce , Puglia , Italy’s boot heel , Peninsula Salentina , Salento peninsula , Italian Fiat , Old Fiat … Read More

Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost Roadster “Playboy” – 1926

Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost Roadster

Coachwork by Brewster
Chassis n° S306PL

Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
Estimated : € 300.000 – 400.000

Parijs – Paris
Frankrijk – France
February 2018

– Springfield-built Silver Ghost
– Left-hand drive
– Known ownership history
– Recent extensive refurbishment (including an engine overhaul) by Frank Dale & Stepsons

By the end of WWI, North America was the largest and most important car market, with more cars sold per annum in the USA than the rest of the world combined. Cars brought into the USA were subject to substantial importation taxes, so the Rolls-Royce management decided that in order to satisfy its customers’ demands at a more cost effective price, a manufacturing operation should set up on American soil. In 1919, the old American Wire Wheel Corporation plant on Waltham Avenue in Springfield, Massachusetts was purchased. As well as being an ideal location for supplying the … Read More