Automobília Ibérica 2017 – The Parking Lots

Covering the Automobília Ibérica has become a yearly tradition for Automotive Views. The event set in the small town of Moita, Portugal takes over two pavilions which end up packed with all sorts of parts for classic cars and bikes, literature, vintage toys, aftermarket bits and pieces…if it’s automotive related, it’s in there somewhere. However, … More Automobília Ibérica 2017 – The Parking Lots

For Sale! [February 2017 – Race Cars Special Edition]

For sale! Is a monthly feature on Automotive Views focusing on cars available for purchase in Europe. None of the ads selected are featured in this blog due to any kind of sponsorship by the sellers.   1969 Lola T70 MkIII B One of the most recognizable and beloved race cars of the mid/late 60’s, … More For Sale! [February 2017 – Race Cars Special Edition]

Making a Weird Citroen Weirder – A Guide by Chapron

You’ve probably heard the name Henri Chapron at some point or another. The French coachbuilder had a long career creating fantastic, innovative designs; in the first half of the century for manufacturers like Delage and Delahaye and then focusing on Citroen, a choice which marked Chapron’s company path until its demise in the mid 80’s. … More Making a Weird Citroen Weirder – A Guide by Chapron

Few artistic movements can claim to have had an impact anywhere near as significant and lasting as the one achieved by les “Arts Décoratifs” between the mid 20’s and very early 40’s. Long before the Decorative Arts were popularly immortalized with the designation “Art Deco”, a mostly cohesive movement in art, design, architecture, fashion, publicity … More

Automotive Views at the Cascais Classic Motorshow

After a long and unexpected break, Automotive Views is back! For the first time, we had the opportunity to enjoy the Cascais Classic Motorshow, an event set on the coastal town of Cascais, Portugal. With a very interesting set of classics on the lawn at the local racecourse (concours) and open parking spaces for private … More Automotive Views at the Cascais Classic Motorshow