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Taking the diesel Mercedes to the auto-x!

Conventional wisdom would suggest that a big, old, heavy and diesel powered classic car is not the ideal auto-x weapon. This is undoubtedly correct but I brought out my 1970 Mercedes-Benz 220D anyway. No one would accuse it of being … Continue reading

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Latest Project – 1970 Mercedes Benz 220D

Here is my latest project car and my first diesel vehicle; a 1970 Mercedes Benz 220D sedan in an attractive blue colour (Biscayne Blue I believe). To make the low powered diesel at least palatable it has the four speed … Continue reading

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Honda hypermiler – 173mpg claimed

This Honda 600 based creation on eBay was built to get extreme fuel mileage. The buyer hasn’t been able to unearth too much of its history The exact origins of this vehicle are unknown. It has been presumed to have … Continue reading

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