Revved up on vintage

The country’s auto industry began with high hopes, but now all that remains are a few sets of wheels – and a group of men who regularly take their beloved Israeli-made cars out for a spin.

By ABRA COHEN
June 20, 2013 14:40
4 minute read.
Vintage Cars

vintage cars 370. (photo credit: courtesy)

 
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Late on Friday afternoon a large group of loyal classic car aficionados makes its way to a Ga’ash gas station between Tel Aviv and Netanya to show off their vintage beauties and talk shop for a couple of hours.

With a large selection of American-made automobiles, it’s the type of event you would imagine seeing in southern California or south Florida. But within this group of classic car lovers, a close-knit circle of over 30 members has created a smaller group called the Fiber Club, with a passion for Israeli-made vehicles – most of which are probably not familiar to the average classic car devotee.

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