Talbot

1924 Talbot DC 4 seater Tourer- WestRand Car Show, Veteran Cars, Vintage Cars, Classic Cars, Street Customs, SuperLDVs, Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, Motorbikes,

The Talbot Company started making motor vehicles in 1903.The cars were originally known as Clement-Talbot but changed shortly thereafter to just Talbot.  Just after the end of World War I The Talbot organisation was absorbed into the S T D Group. But in the mid 1930’s financial woes forced the S T D company to […]

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Sunbeam

1922 Sunbeam 14 Two seater Roadster- WestRand Car Show, Veteran Cars, Vintage Cars, Classic Cars,

THE MARQUE THAT CAME AND WENT AND CAME BACK AGAIN The Sunbeam Motor Car Company Limited started life as a bicycle works owned by John Marston 1888. The first Sunbeam was built in 1901 but the Sunbeam Motor Company was only registered in 1905. Sunbeam made powerful engines and were competitive at all levels of […]

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Tatra

1991 Tatra MTX, Westrand Car Show, Veteran Cars, Vintage Cars, Classic Cars, Street Customs, SuperLDVs, Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, Motorbikes,

Tatra Cars were built from 1897 until 1999. The original company was a carriage and wagon builder. The first car was built in 1897 but the Tatra name was first used in 1919. Car manufacture was suspended during the war years while the company continued building military vehicles. The first car was called a Prasident  […]

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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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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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