Recreating the past shouldn't be this easy. But you'd never guess. Stalwart friend, noted Eighties enthusiast, and occasional contributor Antti Kautonen brings us these soft, gauzy photos not from 1992 but from just about a week ago, at the . With over 16,000 attendees, it's Finland's largest classic car event. The time warp comes courtesy of a roll of Fuji Superia 200 film that expired in 2012, and a camera—paired to Canon's famous —that cost Kautonen a mere three Euros.
The Renault Alpine GTA may have gone out of production in 1991, but however old we were then, we would have still been enthralled. Rare Saabs and Volvos belong, as you'd expect, in family- or rally-spec. Oh nein, die ! Out in the parking lot, a Pontiac 6000LE wood-trimmed wagon sits as testament to some sort of American dream long forgotten. How does a pristine Nash Metropolitan convertible wind its way to Scandinavia?
How, really—these photos are each their own mysteries, dug up in a shoebox somewhere, cryptic, .