Author: Swade

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Lancia Fulvia Update – Nov 24

At the last Lancia Fulvia Update, I’d started removing some exterior trim. The job continued today and true to form, I got over some previous frustrations and discovered some brand new ones! Last week’s frustration was the headlamp surrounds and a fresh air intake for...

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Here’s What BAIC are Doing With The Old Saab 9-3 SS

Recent imagery from the Ghangzhou Motor Show reveals the latest effort from Beijing Automotive, a sporty version of their Senova D60 sedan, which is a car based on the Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan technology they bought from Saab Automobile back when GM was still in...

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Friday Fulvia – Mendoza Blue

My Lancia Fulvia is red. But before the previous owner painted it red, it was Mendoza Blue. I’m still trying to decide what colour to paint mine and it’s very helpful to see some good photos of a Fulvia in my original colour. The car...

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More Thoughts on Saab/NEVS Debt Reduction

I thought I’d expand a little on the questions that come naturally with regards to NEVS asking creditors to write down the debts owed to them. The more I think about it, the more it simply doesn’t make sense. The big question is not just...

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NEVS/Saab Seeks Debt Reduction

How would feel if you were a NEVS creditor today? The scenario…… NEVS has barely made a car and it’s long-promised Phoenix-based electric car appears to be light years away. They have no real dealer network in their home market, let alone in any international...

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Video: Gymkhana 7 is Wild In The Streets of Los Angeles

Occasionally I get tired of a formula, but Gymkhana 7 was a genuine and pleasant surprise when I woke up to it this morning. The ‘new’ Ford Mustang is outstanding. The locations seem instantly familiar (even to me) and aside from obviously doing this very...

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Lancia Fulvia Update

So where were we with the Lancia Fulvia? I’d been frustrated by the radiator and some headlamp surrounds….. Well, the radiator is gone, but the headlamp surrounds remain….. for now. As you can see, the grille isn’t in great shape. A few of the horizontal...

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Video: Jaguar Project 7 in Harry’s Garage

I’m offering up this video of the Jaguar Project 7 today for two reasons. 1. To show you why Jaguar seem to be doing so well at the moment. Proper quality. 2. To show you why Harry Metcalfe is quite possibly the best personality in...