Haubentauchen Gifhorn September 2010

Unlike last month, there were plenty of cars at this month’s Haubentauchen meeting. Most of them were American ones. And many of those were:

The VW Golf of classic cars: Everyone and their brother has one.

The VW Golf of classic cars: Everyone and their brother has one.

Mustangs. Yawn. :-) Seriously: at this very informal and regional three-hour meeting, there were more Mustangs than there were BXes at the annual André Citroën Club meeting last weekend. Figures, huh?

But there were more interesting cars at Haubentauchen, too. Old and less old American ones …

'31 Ford V8 with a Cobra engine, if I remember correctly.

'31 Ford V8 with a Cobra engine, if I remember correctly.

… German ones …

Pre-facelift Passat Type 32. Now that's rare! Oh, and an Opel too, yeah.

Pre-facelift Passat Type 32. Now that's rare! Oh, and an Opel too, yeah.

… well, basically some of everything. Even one little French plastic car.

Note the VW Caddy pickup with matching trailer.

Note the VW Caddy pickup with matching trailer.

And nice people. What’s not to like? I’ll make this a regular calendar item, that’s for certain. Even though Grisu doesn’t really fit in there.

But there was one car there that's even smaller, and also more plastic.

But there was one car there that's even smaller, and also more plastic.

The Convertible, when one day it will be on the road again, will.

It wouldn't even have been the only VW Bug.

It wouldn't even have been the only VW Bug.

More images, as usual, in the photo album at ermel.org. None of them too good, though, because they were all made with my ancient mobile phone. Sorry about that.