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DAF 33 Pick-Up- 1967

DAF 33 Pick-Up- 1967

D.A.F. stands for Vandoorne’s AutomobielFabriek. The first D.A.F. car went into production in 1959. It was produced with a step-free variomatic-transmission, a fully automatic system using a centrifugal clutch and a v-belt drivea with a limited slip differential. 

  • Country of Origin: Netherlands
  • Van Doorne’s Automobiel Fabriek N.V. Eindhoven
DAF 66 1300 Marathon- 1975

DAF 66 1300 Marathon- 1975

D.A.F. is a Dutch company that began in the late 1920s as a garage. After WWII, the company started manufacturing commercial vehicles. The economical situation and the success of D.A.F. trucks made it possible for Hub Van Doorne to realize his dream of producing a luxury car. 

  • Country of Origin: Netherlands
  • DAV Car B.V.
DAHON Vigor P9-2013

DAHON Vigor P9-2013

When the oil crisis emerged in 1975, Dr. David Hon realized that better urban mobility was needed. Inspired by his days at UCLA, when he had to disassemble his bike to fit in his car, he began designing a portable bike that was light, good-looking, and quickly foldable. 

Daihatsu K-10 Midget II-1996

Daihatsu K-10 Midget II-1996

Created as a light delivery vehicle for tight spaces, the Midget was originally introduced in 1957 as a three-wheeled truck and enjoyed huge popularity among small businesses and delivery services all over Asia. This version, the Midget II, debuted in 1996 to meet modern standards for the same design ideals.

Daihatsu Trimobile-1969

Daihatsu Trimobile-1969

To truly appreciate the character of this 1969 Daihatsu Trimobile you have to understand the character of its ownership lineage.

Daix Piano Pedal Car- ca.1930

Daix Piano Pedal Car- ca.1930

In the early 1920’s, Gaston Daix, a highly-skilled piano maker with a factory in Pessac, near Bordeaux in the south of France, made this unusual ark-like pedal car with a craftsmanship that embodies the timelessness of an elegant musical instrument.

Dallara Truck Nation IRL Car- 1999

Dallara Truck Nation IRL Car- 1999

The Indy Racing League, better known as IRL, is the sanctioning body of a predominantly oval based open-wheel racing series in the United States and Japan. Founded in 1994 by Tony George, one of the IRL’s most popular race is the Indianapolis 500. 

  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Dallara
Daus-1954

Daus-1954

 

Otto Daus was one of those rare individuals that not only decided he could build his own car, he actually did it.

 

David Austin Hillclimb- 2000

David Austin Hillclimb- 2000

This car was built by David Austin to compete in S.C.C.A. hillclimbs and autocrosses. The concept of the car began with acquisition of a good motor from a wrecked motorcycle.

  • Country of Origin: United States
  • David Austin, Pennsylvania
Davis Divan

Davis Divan "Baby"- 1947

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Davis Divan- 1948

Davis Divan- 1948

Glenn Gordan “Gary” Davis was an industrial designer and salesman. Around the end of World War II, he bought a small racecar that a California racing enthusiast had converted to a 3-wheeler–thinking it would make a practical economy car. 

  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Davis Motorcar Co.
Derny Cyclotandem- 1950

Derny Cyclotandem- 1950

Derny is a term that has become synonymous with small pacing vehicles for bicycle racing, but the company itself was more than just jargon. Born out of a French craze for motorized bicycles during the 1930s, Derny debuted its first model, the “Entraineur” in 1938, to pace the Bordeaux-Paris race.

Derny Taon 125- 1957

Derny Taon 125- 1957

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Deutsch-Bonnet HBR5- 1955

Deutsch-Bonnet HBR5- 1955

René Bonnet was a self-made engineer with a passion for competition and Charles Deutsch was a trained body designer who managed a custom coach works in Champigny-sur-Marne, close to Paris.They started as Deutsch-Bonnet, shortened to DB in 1947.

Devin Panhard- 1953

Devin Panhard- 1953

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