Volvo

1958 Volvo PV544, Westrand Car Show, Veteran Cars, Vintage Cars, Classic Cars, Street Customs, SuperLDVs, Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, Motorbikes,

Volvo has an interesting and successful history and contrary to other brands, survived the economic slump of the 80’s and the moves by other manufacturers to acquire additional brands. Volvo started out as a subsidiary of SKF – makers of some of the finest bearings available to industry. The first Volvo rolled off the assembly […]

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Mazda

Mazda Cars , Westrand Car Show, Veteran Cars, Vintage Cars, Classic Cars, Street Customs, SuperLDVs, Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, Motorbikes,

The Mazda Motor Corporation produced over 1,200,000 cars in 2016 which was about 20% less than in 2015. Still, it’s am awful lot of new vehicles. When Mazda started in 1920 it was called the Toyo Kogyo Co. Ltd. Mazda sounds a little easier don’t you think? Mazda started making a three-wheel truck that looked […]

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Holden

1968 Holden Monaro GTS, Westrand Car Show, Veteran Cars, Vintage Cars, Classic Cars, Street Customs, SuperLDVs, Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, Motorbikes,

The Original Holden Company started life as a saddlery making leather saddles used throughout Australia’s vast farming regions. They built their first car in 1908. In 1931 it became sa subsidiary of General motors and the company was renamed General Motors-Holdens Ltd. It was again renamed in 1998 and 2005. For many years Holden successfully […]

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Packard

1948 Packard Super 8, Westrand Car Show, Veteran Cars, Vintage Cars, Classic Cars, Street Customs, SuperLDVs, Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, Motorbikes,

The first Packard automobiles were produced in 1899 in America, and the last Detroit-built Packard in 1956, when they built the Packard Predictor, their last concept car. Packard bought Studebaker in 1953 and in 1957 and 1958 the Studebakers and Packards looked almost identical Packard was founded by James Ward Packard, his brother William and their partner, […]

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Skoda

1905 Skoda - Laurin and Klement Type A, Westrand Car Show, West Rand Car Show, Vintage Cars, Veteran cars, Classic Cars, Street Customs, SuperLDVs, Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, Motorbikes,

Skoda was originally started as a business called Laurin & Klement, back in 1895. Thirty years later Laurin and Klement was acquired by Skoda Auto. In 1948 Skoda was nationalised. In 1991 it was partially re-privatized and by 2000 it became wholly owned by Volkswagen. Under the management of Volkswagen Skoda has become an international […]

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