• Toyota Supra

    The Asian Sportscar

    In January of 2009, I bought a Toyota Supra to replace my Lincoln. She was for sale at a specialist of exclusive cars. I always liked this model Supra, but it was never a dream car to me. But the salesman gave a nice price for my Lincoln, so I bought a third generation original Dutch Supra. She was fully original, but in desperate need of some TLC. First I had the brake discs replaced with Brembo’s, the tires were replaced with Bridgestone S-02’s and the shock’s were replaced with yellow Koni’s. The dent in the front fender was repaired and I bought a English passenger seat on Ebay. The seat…

  • Toyota Supra

    Toyota Supra 3.0i Turbo

    Purchased January 28, 2009. Odometer reading 241.000 km. Current odometer reading 281.650 km. Straight six petrol engine (7M-GTE). Displacement 2954 cc with multiport fuel injection and turbo charging. Valve train 24 valve. Max power 232 bhp @ 5600 rpm. Max torque 344 Nm @ 4000 rpm. Five speed manual transmission. Rear wheel drive. Weight 1611 kg. The Supra has a lot of feature as standard equipment Cruise control. Cup holders. Diskbrakes with Anti lock Brake System. Headlamp washers. Power steering. Power locks. Power widows. Power lumbar support. Radio cassette player. Targa roof panel. Three options were ordered Airconditioning. Leather seats. Limited sper differential.

  • Mercedes 280 SE

    Mercedes 280SE 1980

    Purchased April 14th, 2007 Odometer reading 162.000 km Sold August 23rd, 2008 Odometer reading 164.000 km Straight six petrol engine (M110.987). Displacement 2746 cc with K-jetronic injection. Valve train DOHC 12 valve. Max power 185 bhp @ 5800 rpm. Max torque 240 Nm @ 4500 rpm. Four speed manual transmission. Rear wheel drive. Weight 1519 kg. Disc brakes on four wheels. Power steering. Wooden trim. Well, it is a eighties Mercedes, so almost everything was optional. Airconditioning (aftermarket and not working) Power front windows. Power locks Power sunroof. Tachometer.

  • Volvo V40

    Volvo V40 1.9D 2002

    Purchased July 20th, 2006. Odometer reading 178.000 km. Sold December 29th, 2015. Odometer reading 445.000. L4 diesel engine (Volvo D4192T3). Displacement 1870 cc turbo charged direct injection. Valve train DOHC 16 valve. Max power 116 bhp @ 4000 rpm. Max torque 256 Nm @ 1750 rpm. Five speed manual transmission. Front wheel drive. Weight 1295 kg. Disc brakes with Anti-lock Brake System. Dual airbags, side airbags and inflatable curtain. Heated power mirrors. Manual six way adjustable and reclining driver seat. Power front windows. Power locks with remote entry. Speed sensitive power steering. A lot off stuff on this car was optional Climate control. Cruise control. Cupholders. Front fog lamps. Front…

  • Matra Rancho

    Matra Rancho 1982

    Usually I have time to make at least a few pictures of a car. With the Rancho I didn’t. I purchased it on Tuesday and it was towed away on Thursday night. So the only thing that remains is the brochure. Purchased May 11th, 1999. Odometer reading unknown. Sold May 14th, 1999. Current odometer reading unknown += 150 km. L4 petrol engine (Simca T315 6Y2). Displacement 1442 cc with a carburetor Valve train SOHC 8 valve Max power 80 bhp @ 5600 rpm Max torque 117 NM @ 3000 rpm Four speed manual transmission Front wheel drive This car didn’t have standard equipment worth mentioning. The list in the brochure…

  • Fiat Panda

    Fiat Panda 34 1985

    Purchased March 2nd, 1998. Sold April 16th, 1998. Engine Straight Four. Displacement 843 cc with single barrel carburetor. Valve train 8 valve. Max power 34 bhp @ 5800 rpm. Max torque 60 Nm @ 3100 rpm. Four speed manual transmission. Front wheel drive. Weight 700 kg

  • Lincoln Continental

    Lincoln Continental 1989

    Purchased July 11th, 1997. Odometer reading 68000 km. Sold January 28th, 2009. Odometer reading 202000 km. V6 petrol engine (Ford Essex). Displacement 3797 cc with multiport fuel injection. Valve train 12 valve. Max power 140 bhp @ 3800 rpm. Max torque 292 Nm @ 2400 rpm. Four speed automatic transmission. Front wheel drive. Weight 1639 kg. Being a Signature Series, almost everything was standard equipment. Autolamp on/off/delay system. Automatic headlight dimmer. Climate control. Computer controlled adaptive air suspension. Cruise control. Disc brakes with Anti lock Brake System. Dual airbags. Electronic instrument cluster with digital speedometer. Electronic message center. Heated power mirrors. Illuminated visor vanity mirrors. Keyless illuminated entry system Power…

  • Buick LeSabre

    Buick LeSabre Limited 1980

    Purchased Septembre 11, 1996. Odometer reading 54.400 miles. Sold July 11, 1997. Odometer reading 79.400 miles. Engine V8 (Buick). Displacement 5700 cc with single barrel carburator. Valve train 16 valve. Max power 157 bhp @ 3400 rpm. Max torque 380 Nm @ 1600 rpm. Three speed automatic transmission. Rear wheel drive. Weight 1657 kg. Standard equipment on this car was Automatic transmission. Disc brakes front wheels. Illuminated visor vanity mirrors. Power locks. Power windows. Rear window defogger. Some optional extra’s were installed: Climate control. Cruise control. Six way power seats.

  • Citroën Visa

    Citroën Visa Club 1982

    Purchased November 1st, 1995. Odometer reading 249.000 km. Impounded by the police on December 15th, 1995. Odometer reading 251.000 km. Flat 2 gasoline engine (Citroën V06). Displacement 652cc with single barrel carburator. Valve train 4 valve. Max power 35 bhp @ 5500 rpm. Max torque 48 Nm @ 3500 rpm. Four speed manual transmission. Front wheel drive. Weight 725 kg. This car didn’t have standard equipment worth mentioning. The list in the brochure lists things like warning lights, seat belts ( only in front), a lighter, a heated rear window and things like that.

  • Mazda 626

    Mazda 626 Coupé 2.0 GLX

    Purchased August 4th, 1995. Odometer reading 83.000. Sold October 4th, 1999. Odometer reading 148.000. L4 petrol engine ( Mazda FE). Displacement 1998 cc with a carburetor. Valve train SOHC 8 valve. Max power 102 bhp @ 5600 rpm. Max torque 156 NM @ 3700 rpm. Three speed automatic transmission. Front wheel drive. Weight 1038 kg. Electronic check panel. Heated rear window. Illuminated door and contact locks. Luxurious velour upholstery. Memory drivers seat. Power door locks. Power mirrors. Power windows. Reading lights. Tachometer. Ten way adjustable driver seat. Two way adjustable steering wheel. Only two options were ordered: Automatic gearbox. Speed sensitive power steering.