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Rust in peace: Chenard & Walcker Z5

A rusty piece of metal barely sticking out from behind a garage, sometimes that’s all it takes. A quick glance at the rear-view mirror, turn signal, brakes and turn around: there’s definitely something old and forgotten hiding back there. 577 more words

French

Rust in peace: Citroën Ami 8, Peugeot 204

Last week’s Rust in Peace article showcased three Citroën 2CVs abandoned behind what looks like an old repair shop. Like I mentioned, the cars aren’t alone. 219 more words

1970s

Rust in peace: three Citroën 2CVs

I found the three Citroën 2CVs pictured below behind an abandoned (or at least empty) repair shop located about an hour from the town I live in. 229 more words

1970s

Rust in peace: Fiat X1/9

We photographed this Fiat X1/9 outside of a seemingly disaffected repair shop in a rural part of France a couple of weeks ago. The Fiat wasn’t by itself, there was also a Citroën C3 Puriel, two XMs, an Opel Zafira and a Nissan Patrol, among others, but it stood out as the oldest car there. 140 more words

1970s

Rust in peace: Volkswagen Polo (mk2)

The Ardèche department of France is essentially split up into two parts. The first part is a popular tourist destination where nature-lovers go to hike, kayak and mountain bike, while the second part is very rural and it looks like it hasn’t changed in over a quarter of a century. 147 more words

1980s

Rust in peace: Peugeot 205

Generally speaking, when I find an abandoned car I can tell right off the bat how it got there. The Renault 10 I featured two weeks ago was most likely stolen, stripped and hidden decades ago, while the… 266 more words

1980s