Curbside Classic Archive: European Brands

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Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo In Brazil: A Matter of Pride and Confusion   Rubens

The Wagons Of Alfa Romeo   Don Andreina

1975 Alfa Romeo Alfetta: Broken Promise   Paul N

1975 Alfa Romeo Alfetta GT Coupe/GTV: A La Moda Italiana   Paul N

1976-83 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Sprint: The Scirocco’s Suicidal Kissing Cousin   Paul N

1985-92 Alfa Romeo 75 (Milano): Alfa Romeo’s Swansong   Mads Jensen

1986 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce: A Work In Progress, For Four Decades   Paul N

1993 Alfa Romeo 164: Alfa’s American Farewell Present   Paul N

1996 Alfa Romeo Spider: Forbidden Italian Fruit   David Saunders


Alpine

Unseen Mid-Engined Alpine Proposal By Peter Stevens (History)   Don Andreina

1955-61 Alpine A106: How We Found One Of The Rarest French Cars Ever

1971-76 Alpine A310: Bittersweet Edge   Don Andreina


Arbel

Arbel Symetric: The Atomic Prius That Came and Went (History)   Tatra87


ARO

1992 ARO 244: AROmanian 4×4   Robert Kim


Audi

1973 Audi 100 Coupe S: Spot The Influences?   Aaron65

1973 Audi 100LS: Keep It Beautiful   Perry Shoar

1973-79 Audi Fox/80 (B1): The Foxy Mother Of The Modern VW/Audi Era   Robert Kim

1983-91 Audi 5000/100 (C3): A Modern Picture Book Story Of The Very Model Of The Modern Car   Paul N

1984 Audi Sport Quattro: I Drove My Hero   Jim Klein

1990 Audi 100: A 5000 Under An Assumed Identity   Tom Klockau

1991 Audi 200 Avant: Doing It Right   Perry Shoar

1993 Audi 90 Quattro: Forgotten, But Not Gone   Brendan Saur

1999 Audi A8 4.2 Quattro: Close But No “Ziggare”   Brendan Saur

2001-05 Audi A2 1.2 TDI: Vorsprung Durch Technik   Mads Jensen

2015 Audi A4 Quattro S-Line: Finally, A Better Option   Jim Klein


Autobianchi

1982 Autobianchi A112 Junior: Rosemma’s Third   Paul N


Bitter

Bitter SC: Hard Feelings All Around   Perry Shoar


BMW

1950s BMW V8 Cars: BMW’s Brush With Death – A German Deadly Sin   Tatra87

1964 BMW 1800 Neue Klasse: The Car That Saved And Made BMW   Paul N

1972 BMW 2002 Tii: Fifty Years Of Unbeatable Success   Paul N

1974 BMW 3.0 CS: The Ultimate Driving Legacy   Eric703

1975 BMW 530i (E12): My First Car, At Age 15

1976 BMW 2002: The Ultimate Big-Bumpered Driving Machine   Tom Klockau

1977-83 BMW 320i (E21): The Ur-Ultimate Driving Machine   Robert Kim

1983 BMW 635CSi: Love Or Lust?   Paul N

1984 BMW 528e: The Low Rev Modest Driving Machine   Paul N

1985 BMW 318i: Teutonic Respite At The Tail End Of The Great Brougham Epoch   Tom Klockau

1986 BMW 635CSi: She’s A Little Bit Dangerous, She’s Got What It Takes To Make Ends Meet   Brendan Saur

1987 BMW M6: The Ultimate Driving Machine For The Decade Of Excess   Brendan Saur

1989 BMW 735iL: Bavaria Builds A True Flagship   Brendan Saur

1990-99 BMW 850i & 840Ci: Nineties Icon Or Technological Overkill?   PoGood

1992 BMW 525i (E34): The Red Bimmer Of My Childhood Dreams   Brendan Saur

1994 BMW 325i (E36): Have We Moved On?   Perry Shoar

1995-99 BMW 3-Series Compact: The Bob-Tailed Bimmer   William Stopford

2002 BMW 530i (E39): Peak 5-Series   Brendan Saur

2008 BMW 328xi Touring: SUVs Are So Overrated (Driving Impression)   Brendan Saur

2016 BMW 228i xDrive: There’s No Point In Living If You Can’t Feel Alive (COAL)   Brendan Saur


Borgward

Borgward: A Four-Wheeled Titanic Named Borgward – A German Deadly Sin   Tatra87


Bugatti

1951 Bugatti Type 101: A French Deadly Sin   Tatra87


Chrysler

1973 Chrysler 180: British, French, American… Or Just Forgotten?   Roger Carr


Citroen

1938-55 Citroen 15-Six: Traction Royalty Genealogy 101 (History)   Tatra87

1948-90 Citroen 2CV: Ceci N’est Pas Une Voiture… C’est Un Art De Vivre   Roger Carr

1950 Citroen 15-Six: Double Oxymoron (Austere Luxury, Old-fashioned Avant-garde)   Tatra87

1952-57 Citroen Traction Avant: En Indochine   Robert Kim

1961-79 Citroen Ami: The Surprisingly Complex History of the Ami   Spridget

1964-67 Citroen ID19: The Goddess Storms The Bastille of Convention   Roger Carr

1969 Citroen 2CV: The Most Original Car Ever   Paul N

1969-79 Citroen Ami 8 Break: Meet My Ugly Little French Friend   Paul N

1971 Citroen GS Club: One For the Anoraks   Perry Shoar

1972 Citroen SM: Gran Touring, Franco-Italian Style   Tom Klockau

1972 Citroen SM Opera: The Final Stretch   Tatra87

1973-75 Citroen GS Birotor: A Deadly Sin   Tatra87

1978 Citroen GS1200 Club Break   JohnH875

1981 Citroen CX Pallas D: Modernism’s Last Stand   Perry Shoar

1985 Citroen CX 25 GTi Series 2: Blue Is A Warmer Color Than Gray   Nigel Tate

1986 Citroen Visa 11E: A Different Type Of Citroen, A Different Type Of Supermini   Roger Carr

1988 Citroen 2CV Hoffman Cabriolet: The Ultimate Chick Magnet?   Paul N

1990 Citroen BX: Some Peugeot Bones Well Hidden In A Citroen Suit   Tom Klockau

2006-12 Citroen C6: Classic French Luxury For The 21st Century   William Stopford


Cisitalia

1946 Cistalia 202 GT: The First Modern Fastback   Paul N


DAF

1972-75 DAF 66: Four Decades of Dutch Continuous Variability   Robert Kim


De Dion-Bouton

1897 De Dion-Bouton Motor Trike: World’s First Sexy Ad And First High Speed Engine (History)   Paul N


DKW/Auto Union

DKW: German Deadly Sin – Two-Strokes And You’re Out   Tatra87

1949-62 DKW Schnellaster: The Mother Of All Modern Minivans? (History)   Paul N

1958 DKW Schnellaster: Food Cart In Its Past; Food Cart In Its Future?   Paul N

1958 DKW Sonderklasse 3=6 (F94): The Proto-Audi   Paul N

1962 DKW Junior Deluxe: Connoisseurs Drive DKW   GGH06


Facel

1958-61 Facel Vega Excellence   Imperialist

1960-64 Facel Vega Facellia  A French Deadly Sin    Tatra87

1962-64 Facel Vega Facel II: Franco-American Lust Object   Rich Swartz


Ferrari

1985 Ferrari Mondial QV: Los Angeles Family Car   Dave Skinner

1987 Ferrari Testarossa: The Thrill Is Gone, For Now   Paul N

1994 Ferrari 348 Spider: Paging Christie Brinkley   Brendan Saur


Fiat

1957 Fiat 600 Multipla: Found in Berkeley, Natch   Paul N

1959 Fiat 600 Multipla: The Original Mini-Van?   Paul N

1964 Fiat 1500 Spider/Cabriolet: The Ferrari 250 GT Wanna-Be   Paul N

1968 Fiat 850 Spider: Reminder of a Happier Day   Perry Shoar

1969-85 Fiat 128: The Fiat We Must Remember   Perry Shoar

1969 Fiat Abarth 1000: The Little Mouse That Roars   Paul N

1969 Fiat Coupe (AC): Classic Italian Sports Coupe And Design Inspiration For The Chevy Vega   Paul N

1970 Fiat Dino GT Coupe: A Delectable Fastback   Paul N

1973-81 Fiat X1/9: The Mid-Engine Revolution Arrives On Main Street   Gerardo Solis

1974 Fiat 124 Sport Spider: My Dad’s Last Toy   LongRoofFan

1980 Fiat Brava 131   David Saunders

1985-89 Fiat Regata: Free Of Brio   William Stopford

2014 Fiat 500L: The Unholy Popemobile Or Fix It Again Sergio   Paul N


Ford (Germany)

1964-67 Ford Taunus: Der Deutsche Falcon   Robert Kim

1971-78 Capri: Ponycar Reborn   Jeff Nelson

1985-89 Merkur XR4Ti: Too Close To The Sun   William Stopford

1986 Merkur XR4Ti: What’s In A Name?   Jeff Nelson

1988 Merkur Scorpio: Nice Landing, Wrong Airport   Paul N

1988 Merkur Scorpio: Yes, I Finally Found One!   Brendan Saur


GAZ

1956-70 GAZ-21 Volga: Coming Out Of Hibernation   Stanislav Alexyev

1958-81 GAZ-13 Chaika: Imitation Is The Sincerest Form Of Flattery   Paul N

1970-92 GAZ-24 Volga: The Near-Immortal GM B-Body Of Russia   Robert Kim


Glas

Glas: The Shattered Ambitions Of Glas – A German Deadly Sin   Tatra87


Goggo

1958 Goggomobil: Germany’s Beloved Goggo Found In The USA   Paul N


Horch

1938 Horch 855 Special Roadster: 1 Of 7 Built, Missing In Ukraine   Robert Kim

1955-59 Horch P240 Sachsenring Repräsentat: East Germany Tries (And Fails) To Build a Luxury Car   Paul N


Hotchkiss-Gregoire

Hotchkiss-Gregoire: A French Deadly Sin   Tatra87


Innocenti

1982 Innocenti Turbo DeTomaso: The Anglo-Italo-Japanese Mini   David Saunders


Lada

1988 Lada Samara: The Modern Lada   David Saunders

1990-92 Lada Niva Pickup   David Saunders

1995 Lada Niva: From Russia, With A Whole Lada Love   David Saunders


LaForza

1989 LaForza 5 Liter: May The Forza Be With You   Paul N


Lamborghini

1971 Lamborghini Espada S2: An Exotic Blends In With The Locals   JP Cavanaugh


Lancia

1965-69 Lancia Fulvia Coupe: Simple, Brilliant, Scarce   Roger Carr

1966 Lancia Flaminia Super Sport: Gotta Catch ’em All   Gerardo Solis

1967-69 Lancia Flavia Coupe: Rare Classical Artefact   Robert Kim

1995 Lancia Dedra: The Name Tells You Everything   Roger Carr


Lloyd

Lloyd History: Crushed By VW   Paul N

1959 Alexander TS 600: The Lloyd Family Heirloom   Paul N


Maserati

1957-60 Maserati 3500GT: The Italian Thunderbird    Matt Spencer

1984 Maserati Biturbo Si: Sexy, Immobile   Jeff Nelson

1986 Maserati Biturbo Spyder: Do You Feel Lucky?   Tom Klockau


Mercedes-Benz

1951-62 Mercedes-Benz 300 (W186&189): The Adenauer Mercedes; A Timeless Classic   Paul N

1955-63 Mercedes-Benz 190SL: Basking In The Glow Of An Extremely Bright Halo (History)   Don Andreina

1963 Mercedes-Benz 230SL: Big Shoes To Fill   Tom Klockau

1965-72 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL (W109): Trying To Make Sense Of The Magic Number “300”   Don Andreina

1966 Mercedes-Benz 250S (W108): Cadillac Und Lincoln Kaput   Paul N

1966 Mercedes-Benz 250SE Cabriolet (W111): The Classiest Mercedes Of Them All?   Paul N

1970 Mercedes-Benz 220D: Ride In Teutonic Luxury (With 65 HP)   Tom Klockau

1973 Mercedes-Benz 220 Diesel: I Drive The Second Slowest Car Sold In America   Paul N

1973 Mercedes-Benz 450SE (W116): Hello Darlin’; It’s Nice To See You   Jason Shafer

1977 Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 6.9: Plenty Of Power But None For The Seats   Paul N

1983-93 Mercedes-Benz 190 (W201) Das Beste Oder… Baby!   Perry Shoar

1985-96 Mercedes-Benz E-Class (W124): The Best Car Of The Past Thirty Years   Paul N

1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D Turbodiesel: More Than A Fashion Statement   Perry Shoar

1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL: The Flagship Of The Eighties   Brendan Saur

1989 Mercedes-Benz 300TE: Still A Classy Alternative   Brendan Saur

1994-2000 Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W202): What Are You Good For?   Perry Shoar

1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 (W140): Over-Engineered To The Point Of Excess?   Brendan Saur

1996-2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class (W210): Mercedes’ Deadly Sin #2: Hubris   Nigel Tate

1998-2005 Mercedes-Benz M-Class (W163): Conceived In Germany, Born In America   Brendan Saur

2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 (W163): Mercedes-Benz Deadly Sin #1   Gerardo Solis

2007 Mercedes-Benz R63 AMG: The Least Desired AMG?   Gerardo Solis

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 4MATIC: Is This A Real Mercedes-Benz? (Driving Impression)   Brendan Saur


Messerschmitt

FMR Messerschmitt Kabinenroller: The Scooter With A Cabin   Paul N


Monica

1973-75 Monica 560: A French Deadly Sin   Tatra87


Moskvitch

1988-2002 Moskvitch 2142 Prince Vladimir: If You Think This Is Bad, Wait ‘Til You See The Brougham Version   Paul N


NSU

Neckar (NSU): German Deadly Sin: Fiat Get Their Neckars In A Twist   Tatra87

1968 NSU Ro 80: The Tragic Automotive Goddess   Paul N

1968-77 NSU Ro 80: German Deadly Sin – Todsünde Durch Technik   Tatra87


Opel

1960-63 Opel Kapitän (P2) – Der Deutsche Buick   Paul N

1966-73 Opel Kadett B: It Dethroned The Volkswagen   Paul N

1968 Opel GT: Jutta’s Daily Driver   LongRoofFan

1968 Opel Kadett Rallye 1900: The European GTO Which Up-Ended The Old World Order   Paul N

1969 Opel Kadett: Buick Dealers Really Sold These?   Tom Klockau

1973 Opel Admiral: This Could Have Been The Seville   Paul N

1975 Opel 1900 (Ascona): What The Vega Could Have Been   Paul N

1975 Opel Manta (w/ 3.1L V6): The German Camaro   Paul N

1978 Opel Kadett City Berlina: The German Chevette   David Saunders

1978 Opel Rekord 2.0S: Near The End Of An Unbroken Rekord (History)   Paul N

1984 Opel Senator 2.5: A Road Test   Richard

1987-89 Opel Ascona C: The Genuine Euro J-Car   Paul N


Panhard

Panhard: Back To The Future (History)   Paul N

1952-56 Panhard Dyna Junior Roadster: How Did You End Up Here Like This?   Paul N

Panhard Dyna Z / PL 17: French Deadly Sins   Tatra87


Peugeot

Peugeot, The Early Years (1899-1939): A True Pioneer (History)   Paul N

The World’s Greatest Wagons: Peugeot 203, 403, 404, 504, 505 – An Illustrated History   Paul N

1937 Peugeot 302: Art Deco Meets French Suspension   Roger Carr

1948 Peugeot 202: The Baby Chrysler Airflow   Paul N

1951 Peugeot 203: I Came To Own The World’s Fastest 203   Dawid Botha

1956 Peugeot 403: The Beginning of the Pininfarina Era   Paul N

1967 Peugeot 404 Cabrio: My Heart Throb Spotted In Eugene   Paul N

1969 Peugeot 404: The CC Holy Grail Found   Paul N

1969-83 Peugeot 504 Cabriolet: Is This The Best Looking French Car Ever?   Roger Carr

1969-83 Peugeot 504 Coupe: The Peak Peugeot Experience   Paul N

1971 Peugeot 304: A Rare Survivor, But Well Done   Paul N

1975-85 Peugeot 604: Overachieving Underachiever   Paul N

1975 Peugeot 604: The “French Mercedes” Hits The Road, Softly (Driving Impression)   Richard

1976 Peugeot 504: One Continent’s French Mercedes and COTY Is Another Continent’s Most Rugged Vehicle Is Another Continent’s POS   Paul N

1983-96 Peugeot 205: The Most Significant Car Of The 1980s?   Roger Carr

1988 Peugeot 405 S: Rare Then, Rarer Now   Tom Klockau

1988 Peugeot 405 Wagon: We Don’t *Have* To Conquer Africa   Gerardo Solis

1989 Peugeot 505 Wagon: The Last Of The World’s Greatest Wagons   Paul N

1994 Peugeot 205: Unexpected Greatness   James Pembroke Tenneson

1996 Peugeot 406 Coupe: The Last Of An Elegant Line   Roger Carr

1999-2010 Peugeot 607: Le Bateau Magnifique   William Stopford

2006-10 Peugeot 407 Coupe: Polarizing Pug   William Stopford


Piaggio

2002 Piaggio Ape 50: It’s Pronounced Ah-Peh   James Pembroke Tenneson


Porsche

1958 Porsche 356A: My Automotive Soul Mate   Paul N

1965 Porsche 356SC   Aaron65

1969 Porsche 912: The Economical 911   Dave Skinner

1973-74 Porsche 914 2.0: Entry Level Porsche 1.0   Robert Kim

1973 Porsche 914 2.0: A Great Drive; A Long Way From Home (Driving Impression)   Paul N

Porsche 911: Immortality Attained?   Paul N

Porsche 928: The Future Of Porsche, Twenty-Five Years Too Soon   Paul N

Porsche 928: Blasphemy With A Big Butt   Don Andreina

1978 Porsche 911 SC (w/ Honda CRX): Graced, Doubly   Paul N

1985.5 Porsche 944: The Unconventional Daily Driver   Brendan Saur

1986 Porsche 944 Turbo: VW’s Loss Is Porsche’s Gain   Tom Klockau

1987 Porsche 924S: The Affordable Porsche, Round Two   Gerardo Solis

1991 Porsche 911 Carrera 4: Messing With Perfection   Perry Shoar

1992-95 Porsche 968: Phoning It In   Don Andreina


Renault

1961-94 Renault 4: The First Hatchback   Paul N

1962 Renault Estafette 1000: Could Even Its Mother Love That Face?   Jim Klein

1968 Renault 4: French Basics   David Saunders

1963 Renault Caravelle S: A Francophile’s Underdog, Musty Smell and Regret Included In Purchase Price   Aaron65

1965-71 Renault R10: When Being A Better Volkswagen Isn’t Good Enough   Paul N

1966 Renault Caravelle: Drama, Intrigue, A Man Named Exner And Disappointing Sales   Jim Grey

1973 Renault R16   Roger Carr

1976 Renault R17: Hidden Imperial Treasure   Paul N

1977 Renault 17 (& 1980 Renault 18): An Appeal To The People Of France   Roger Carr

1979 Renault 5 GTL (LeCar): Style Pioneer   Roger Carr

1983-86 Renault R5 Turbo II: Le Monster Car   Dave Skinner

1984 Renault Espace: La Monospace Est Arrivée   Roger Carr

1986 Renault Alliance: Patina Royale   Jeff Nelson

1987 Renault GTA: An Alliance Of A Different Stripe   David Saunders

1988-97 Renault 19: La Regie’s Final Number

1988 Renault Medallion: These Two Guys Are Determined To Keep What May Be The Last Of Its Kind Running   Paul N

2001 Renault Avantime: Renault Builds A Citroen   Gerardo Solis

2001-03 Renault Avantime: My Lust Object Du Jour   Paul N


Rometsch

1956 Rometsch Beeskow: Coach-Built VW   Paul N


Saab

Saab: The Eulogy   Paul N

1966 Saab Sonett II V4: A Noisy Little Footnote To Automotive History   Paul N

1968 Saab 96: Healing The Emotions, If Not The Company   Paul N

1970 Saab 95 Wagon: Saab Shows Ford How To Make The Shortest Three-Row Wagon   Paul N

1970 Saab 96 (in Stockholm)   Robert Kim

1971 Saab 99: Do You Remember Something Called Variety?   Roger Carr

1973 Saab 95 Wagon: Now That’s A Real Saab!   Tom Klockau

1990 Saab 900 Turbo SPG: The Sun Sets On Saab’s Independence   Eric703

1992 Saab 9000 Turbo: Snapshot From The Heyday Of Snaabery   Perry Shoar

1996 Saab 900 Turbo: Born Under A Bad Sign   B234R

1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo Convertible: As Good As It Gets   Brendan Saur

1997 Saab 9000 CS Aero: The Square Saab   Brendan Saur

2011 Saab 9-4X: Could This Be The Only One?   Brendan Saur

2011 Saab 9-5: Born From Buicks?   Brendan Saur


Simca

1956 Simca Aronde (90A): French Training Wheels   Paul N

Simca Chambord: Brazil’s First V8 – From Flathead to Hemihead   Rubens

Simca 1000: The Franco-Italian Baby Corvair   Paul N

1966 Simca 1301: The Conventional But Good Looking Simca   Roger Carr

1971 Simca 1204: Small Car Comparison No. 2   Paul N


Škoda

1961 Škoda Octavia Combi: Boxy Czech Checks Boxes   Tatra87


smart

2004-06 smart ForFour: Not Dumb, Just Different   William Stopford


Steyr-Puch

Steyr-Puch 500: A Small But Grand Finale To Austria’s Automobile Industry   Paul N


Talbot

Talbot: Almost Invincible (History)   Tatra87

1949 Talbot-Lago T26 Record Coupé Surprofilé: The French “Crème de la Crème”   Tatra87

1981-83 Talbot Tagora: Never A Chrysler, Nearly A Peugeot   Roger Carr

1982 Talbot-Matra Murena 1600: What Is French For Rarity?   Roger Carr


Tatra

Hans Ledwinkas’s Revolutionary Tatras   Paul N

1956 Tatra 603: This Could Have Been The First New Post War Cadillac, Olds, Studebaker, Or?   Paul N

1978 Tatra T-613: Elvis Drank Slivoice Instead Of RC Cola With His Clam Chowder And Moon-Pie   Jason Shafer


Tempo

Tempo: From Motorized Wheelbarrow To World Speed Record Holder To Immortality In India   Paul N


Volga

1965 Volga GAZ-21: Coming Out Of Hibernation   Stanislav Alexeyev

1968-97 Volga GAZ-24: The Near-Immortal GM B-Body Of Russia   Robert Kim


Volkswagen

VW Kübelwagen and Schwimmwagen: Germany’s WW2 Jeeps   Paul N

1946 Volkswagen 1100 (Type 11): The Beetle Crawls Out Of The Rubble    Paul N

1957 Volkswagen 1200: The Beetle Takes America by Sturm   Paul N

1960 Volkswagen Bus: On The Bus   Paul N

1960 Volkswagen Bus: On The Road And On The Bus; Three Years, 40,000 Miles & Three Engines   Paul N

1961 Volkswagen Transporter: A Rolling, Hard-Working, Living History Mobile   Paul N

1962 Volkswagen Beetle Canadian Standard: Another Canadian Market Oddball   David Saunders

1962 Volkswagen Double Cab Pickup: The Granddaddy Of Double Cab Pickups   Paul N

1962 Volkswagen Type II Single Cab Pickup: Not Your Typical Daily Driver   Ed Stembridge

1962 Volkswagen EA 128 Prototype: VW’s Stillborn Big Wide Car For America   Paul N

1965 Volkswagen Deluxe Microbus “Samba”: Tinnibus   Paul N

1966 Volkswagen 1300: The Best Beetle Of Them All; Or At Least The Sportiest   Paul N

1968 Volkswagen 1500 Automatic Stickshift: Chrysler’s Fluid Drive Returns In The Safer Käfer   Mya Byrne

1968 Volkswagen Baja Bug: Simple Design = A Great Car   Dave Skinner

1969 Volkswagen 1600 Type 3 Fastback: In Good Company   Actually Mike

1969 Volkswagen 1600 Type 3 Fastback: Fast In Name Only   Paul N

1970 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia: The Fairest Volkswagen Of Them All   Paul N

1971 Volkswagen 411: Searching For Its Niche   Eric703

1971 Volkswagen Beetle Carbriolet: Can I Take It Hiking?   Paul N

1971 Volkswagen Super Beetle: 1971 Small Car Comparison No. 5   Paul N

1972-74 Volkswagen Thing (Type 181): It Can Be Anything   Paul N

1973 Volkswagen Formula Vee Beetle Special Edition   Ed Stembridge

1974 Volkswagen 412: VW’s Deadly Sin #1   Paul N

1974-81 Volkswagen Dasher (Passat): VW Finally Enters The FWD Era   Paul N

1974 Volkswagen Thing (Type 181): We Hardly Knew Ye   Jeff Nelson

1975 Volkswagen Rabbit (Golf) Mk1: The Most Influential Modern Global Compact Car   Paul N

1979 Volkswagen Scirocco: Irreplicable, Although VW Keeps Trying   Paul N

1980 Volkswagen Jetta: Slap A Big Butt On The Back For Those Damn Amerikaner!   Paul N

1980 Volkswagen Pickup: Beating The Tariff, But Taking A Beating   Dave Skinner

1982 Volkswagen Scirocco Mk II: We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Italian Designers   Paul N

1983 Volkswagen Rabbit (Golf) GTI: When Fun Hopped Across The Ocean   Eric703

1985-92 Volkswagen Golf/Jetta (A2): Ready, Steady, Golf   Perry Shoar

1985 Volkswagen Quantum: The Bad Old Days   Perry Shoar

1986 Volkswagen Cabriolet: What Women Want   JP Cavanaugh

1986 Volkswagen Golf: 360,000 Miles And Still Pulling The Boat To Waldo Lake   Paul N

1987 Volkswagen Fox (Gol): This German Fox Has A Brazilian Accent   JP Cavanaugh

1987 Volkswagen Vanagon Syncro (T3): So Misunderstood   Paul N

1990 Volkswagen LT 4×4 Westfalia: The Vanagon Synchro’s Gnarly Globe-Trotting Big Brother   Paul N

1990 Volkswagen Vanagon Westfalia: Slow, Expensive, And Loved The World Over   Tom Klockau

1992 Volkswagen Passat Wagon (B3): Practicality Über Alles   Paul N

1993 Volkswagen EuroVan: The Vanagon That Wasn’t There   Tom Klockau

1997 Volkswagen Polo 1.6 Automatic: The Golf’s Little Brother   Johannes Dutch

2002 Volkswagen Passat W8: Half A Bugatti Veyron Engine For Only $50k!   Paul N

2003 Volkswagen Passat: Cheap Thrills (Driving Impression)   Brendan Saur

2016 Volkswagen Polo: Sort Of Like Vanilla Ice, I Was Rollin’ In My 1.0 (Rental Review)   Jim Klein


Volkswagen Brazil/Mexico/South America

1971 Volkswagen 1600 TL: The Brazilian Type 3 is Actually the EA97 Reincarnated   Paul N

Volkswagen Gol: The Difficult Mission To Replace A Legend (History)   Rubens

Volkswagen Gol: Brazil’s Best Selling Car Since 1980   Robert Kim


Volvo

1937 Volvo PV52: Solid And Dependable With A Touch Of Glamour   Don Andreina

1953-69 Volvo Duett: The Most Versatile And Practical Volvo Ever   Ingvar Hallstrom

Volvo PV444 & PV544: I Roll, Starting Here   Paul N

1961 Volvo 122S: The Cult Of The Amazon   Paul N

1964 Volvo P1800S: Transcending Time, Distance And Fashion   Paul N

1968 Volvo 122S: Forty Years With An Amazon   Ray Charlton

1970 Volvo P1800E: About Lars, Who Bought A Stylish Italian Suit & Wore It For Twelve Years   JP Cavanaugh

1972 Volvo 142E: Another Brick In Eugene (My CC)   Gordon Sayre

1972 Volvo 144E: Volvo’s Blueprint For The Next Thirty Years   Tom Klockau

1972 Volvo 165: The Only Factory-Built Volvo 165 In The World   Don Andreina

1973 Volvo 1800ES: Most Beautiful Volvo Ever!   Tom Klockau

1975 Volvo 164E: The Anglo-Scandinavian   Paul N

1978 Volvo 245 DL: The Quintessential Volvo   Tom Klockau

1979 Volvo 244 DL: Swedish Sense And Sensibility   Brendan Saur

1980 Volvo Bertone Coupe: Lost In Translation   Paul N

1982 Volvo 244 DL: Best Value Box   Tom Klockau

1984 Volvo 240 GL: Sensible Luxury   Tom Klockau

1989 Volvo 780: Rectilinear Luxury By Bertone   Tom Klockau

1990 Volvo 780 Turbo: An Exotic Automobile For A Practical Consumer   Brendan Saur

1991 Volvo 740 Turbo Wagon: Deservedly Legendary   Perry Shoar

1991-98 Volvo 940/960: Playing It Safe   Brendan Saur

1993 Volvo 240: Will The Last 240 Turn Out The Lights Please?   Tom Klockau

1993 Volvo 240 Classic Wagon: So Long, Old Friend   Tom Klockau

1993 Volvo 940: Dignified Luxury   Brendan Saur

1993 Volvo 850 GLT: Divergent Evolution   Perry Shoar

2001 Volvo C70 Convertible: The Sexy Swede   JP Cavanaugh

2016 Volvo XC90: It’s A New Dawn, It’s A New Day, It’s A New Life (Driving Impression)   Brendan Saur


Wartburg

1988-91 Wartburg 353 1.3: The East German Audi, In More Ways Than One   Paul N


Yugo:

The Joke’s On U.S. – The Short, Wild Ride Of The Yugo In America (History)   Jeff Nelson

1990 Yugo Cabriolet: Western Frivolity, Eastern Bloc Style   William Stopford


Zaporozhets (ZAZ)

Zaporozhets ZAZ-965/966/968: Models for Wounded Veterans   Robert Kim