More of this beautiful racing car by Lancia from the 80s, here: the Lancia LC1. Which was only an interlude.
The list of finalists for «The Car of the Year» 2023 once again holds some surprises (for us).
The new, purely electric Abarth 500e is only half as wild as expected. But at least it can be quiet.
Once again, a hypercar is coming, and it’s called the 777 Hypercar. It actually sounds quite good, but…
All beginnings were (truly) difficult. The Aston Martin DB3 was too weak for a racing car. And then overweight, too.
They are among the most beautiful racing cars of all, the Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo. And they were successful, too.
From Italy comes a new, interesting brand with exclusively e-cars. The background can be found at radical zero: Aehra.
We’ve already had more feisty things than this Newsletter 44/2022, but we still have a few fine stories every now and again. And again.
After the Mk I, it goes without saying that the AC Cobra MK II is also needed. This is another collection that will grow steadily.
The Subaru BRZ/Toyota GR86 remain very entertaining sports cars worth their price. And they are not so easy to compare.
Unfortunately, the DBA Mini Oselli Edition is absurdly expensive. And already sold out anyway. But we had more fun than ever.
We are happy to show this BMW M1 in an unusual colour. But even more important is the first owner.
Newsletter 42/2002 is about Paris, freeloaders, AC Cars and beautiful Ferraris. We also write: Thank you.
The Stellantis boss prefers to look at the big picture – and it’s worth listening to him. And therefore here – no conversation: Carlos Tavarez.
Actually, everything was right with the AC 427/428 Frua, Italian design, a powerful Ford engine, an excellent chassis. But it just wasn’t enough.
With radical, everything has a reason (well: most of the time). And that’s why we absolutely have to tell the story of the AC MA-200 Prototype here.
The Geneva Salon is dead, the Paris Mondial is struggling. Manufacturers like Mercedes-Benz are to blame.
The Renault 4ever is a radical reinterpretation of the R4. Therefore in a talk: Gilles Vidal, Head of Design at Renault.
A French start-up is bringing a visually attractive movement into the topic of hydrogen propulsion. Here it is – radical zero: Hopium Machina.
That will now be sorted out neatly, the one with the poisonous snakes. And therefore here: AC Cobra Mk I.
Within the already rare Ferrari 250 GT “Tour de France” there are also five unicorns with a Zagato body.
The Americans have probably hit the bull’s eye with the Jeep Avenger. It is purely electric, looks good – and is also affordable.
We do not present many stories in Newsletter 41/2022. But we are happy to explain why. It’s not what it seems anyway.
Now – radical zero: Polestar 3, which is also about the new SUV, but more about the difference between 400 V and 800 V architecture.
Of course, all Lancia Delta S4s are great. But #215 is even a little bit more great. There are two reasons for that.
We’ll be happy to explain why we’ll be calling it Meghan in the future in the Range Rover (2022) driving report. And there are Hamburgers.
The Lamborghini Miura P400SV – #4924 has a rather convoluted history. And now it’s part of the “Gran Turismo Collection”.
We can now also park a Countach in reverse. But forward is more fun in the Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary.
The review of the past week, i.e. Newsletter 40/2022, where we also chat a little about our little secrets of the past.
Lotus is – once again – facing the greatest challenges of its wild history. We talk to CEO Matt Windle.
The Maserati Quattroporte V8 3.2 Evo (1999) experience will remain in our best memories. What a wonderful, completely underestimated vehicle.
The Gran Turismo Collection” is being auctioned off. It’s very cool – but we’ll make a game out of it, because it’s even better, isn’t it?
Everything we know about the 73 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 with chassis number #9113600388. And some nice pictures.
We drive a fine Mercedes-Benz 500 SL from 2002 and are surprised at the estimated price.
The new Alpine A110 R will be a very fine piece of sportscar. But something went wrong with Fernando Alonso.
Recently, the BMW 507 – #70059 was sold at auction. For well over two million dollars. That’s enough to make you ask yourself a few questions.
And Modena surprises again. Not only with the new Maserati GranTurismo (2023). But above all technologically.
Audi lets its ten-cylinder coupé gallop one last time. The Audi R8 Coupé V10 GT RWD strikes with 620 hp and rear-wheel drive only.
Lamborghini Miura P400 #3769 goes under the hammer at an astonishingly low estimated price. But why?
Here we go again: Newsletter 39/2022. With a fine review of some nice stories. And also a few new features.
The Lancia Delta S4 may not be particularly beautiful. But technically and historically it is both important and still great. A declaration of love.
With Toyota Land Cruiser (4) follows the fourth part of the Land Cruiser story, this is about the Toyota Land Cruiser J5 (1967-1980).
One of our colleagues drives the BMW M3 Competition XDrive. We’ll be happy to let him report on it.
The Ferrari SP51 is another one-off for a potent customer. The roadster is based on the Ferrari 812 GTS.
We ask ourselves a question or two about the Ferrari 288 GTO Evoluzione. And no, it’s not about the design.
Yes, now we are also starting a collection of Ferrari F40. There are good reasons for that.
This vehicle looks like a Cobra, but it is not. We describe here the AC 289 Sports MkIII.
The Bizzarrini GT Strada 5300 – #IA3*0276 was with the same owner for almost 40 years. And then came Coldplay bassist Guy Berryman.
Yes, we were allowed to drive a Toyota 2000GT. And, by the way, we think it’s beautiful. Here is the story.
We expect something beautiful from Ferrari, something we want to hang on our wall as a poster. But certainly not the Purosangue.
Once again, a Miura has emerged from obscurity. And so here it is, the one and only: Lamborghini Miura P400S – #3997.
If anyone can explain what makes Emilia Romagna so special, it’s him. A talk with: Massimo Bottura.
Only rarely can the designation of a car be attached to a specimen. Here it is: the real Ferrari 250 GT «Tour de France».
An interview with Jochen Neerpasch about juniors, pushing the limits – and, of course, the BMW M feeling.
The Bizzarrini GT Strada 5300 – #IA3*0301 is famous. Also because it was driven by the same owner for over 40 years.
Everything we know about the 73 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 with chassis number #9113600465.
Everything we know about the 73 Porsche 911 Carrera RSH 2.7 with chassis number #9113601555. Be aware of the H.
The story Ferrari 250 GT SWB – #1931/2021/2035GT is about three cars, obviously. But wait and see.
Maserati rises like a phoenix from the ashes and gives us the MC20, an extraordinary, wonderful sports car.
Marco Marinello has lived in, for and with Porsche for a good half century. What he doesn’t know, nobody knows.
The Ferrari 250 GTO – #3909GT has an interesting Swiss past. And later went from being the object of dispute to the object of exchange.
With the Aston Martin Vantage V12 Roadster the English present another special model. Which is already sold out.
The Geneva Motor Show #gims is dead. Nobody thinks about the spectators (customers?). Last of all, the car industry.
The “Best of Show” of the Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach are a truly beautiful look back into car history.
The Ferrari 250 GTO – #3869GT has been with the same owner in Switzerland for more than 30 years.
A highlight from Pebble Beach: the Bugatti Mistral, a roadster – and the last one with the fabulous 16-cylinder engine.
The Ferrari 250 GT LWB Berlinetta are better known as “Tour de France”. And besides, it’s complicated.
The Lamborghini Miura P400 – #3375 was already painted in many different colors. And it had once a Corvette engine.
They definitely deserve more attention: the works of Hermann Graber. That is why there is a collection here.
The Lancia Stratos – #1666 was once a total loss. It is a testament to a «climate change» that such facts become known.
Let the story of the BMW M1 Procar #1066 be told – and in general, let us look back into the history of the Procar racing series.
The Lamborghini Miura P400 – #3537 is the first Miura with the reinforced chassis. And it is actually driven.
The Lamborghini Miura P400S – #4039 was in Japan for many years. And now shines again in a beautiful silver.
It is allowed to have a non-red Ferrari F40 once in a while. Especially since this one wants to have up to 1000 hp.
We have the McLaren F1 – 059 in all its glory, with lots of pictures. And we also explain its special lamps.
Everything we know about the 73 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 with VIN #9113600901. And some nice pictures.
The Ferrari 333 SP was a successful interlude for the Italians in sports prototypes in the 90ies. And beautiful it is.
The Nissan GT-R has been history since this year. But how did it become a legend in the first place?
Why is Ferrari selling its “Muletti”, what is behind the sale of Ferrari prototypes? Wild stories…
Everything we know about the 73 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 with VIN #9113600476. And some nice pictures.
The Lamborghini Miura P400 – #3435 was never driven by Jackie Stewart in a race. These are also insights.
A nice surprise: The Abarth 1000 SP prototype is actually being built – based on the Alfa Romeo 4C.
The Lancia Stratos – #1559 did not make the rally tracks unsafe, but the race tracks.
The Fiat 8V was a technical masterpiece. And with the “Supersonic” body by Ghia, it also becomes a work of art.
This Bentley S1 Continental Drophead Coupé by Park Ward has an incredible history.
There are exactly two examples of the Ferrari 375 America Coupé Vignale. But we also have the convertible.
With the Cadillac Escalade-V, the Americans continue to expand its V-range. However, it is unlikely to come to Europe.
We had this topic a few years ago, we stick to it: Buy pre-war classics!
A picture book The Mercedes-Benz 500 K was introduced in 1934 as the successor to the SS/SSK. It had an eight-cylinder in-line engine with a…
After a fatal accident, the Ferrari 250 GTO – #3851GT was mainly used in Italian hill climbs.
The Ferrari 250 GTO – #3767GT wore the colour of a sponsor, BP green, right from the start. And was good for the long distance races.
Tomorrow, Sunday, 3.7.2022, Bonhams will auction some fine valuables at the Palace in Gstaad. Among them are two Monteverdi.
Of this Ferrari 410 Sport Spider, Carroll Shelby said, “It was the best Ferrari I ever drove.” That then needs a detailed explanation.
The Lotus Esprit can be seen as a symbol of the whole history of the brand. And as an illustration of the so typical ups and downs of Lotus.
The Lotus Elan was one of the few models with which the company earned money. And the Elan is still fun to drive today.
More than 80 years ago, Bugatti designed its last pure Grand Prix racing car under the leadership of company founder Ettore Bugatti, the Type 59.
There is only one white Ferrari Enzo. You can buy it now. Maybe you need some spare money.
How many Bucciali TAV3 were actually built is not entirely clear. But this fine piece has a wonderful history.
There will only be five copies of the Pagani Huayra Codalunga. We’d still take the McLaren Speedtail.
Bonhams is auctioning a Lamborghini Espada in Gstaad at the beginning of July. However, it is important to read the small print.
We were looking for background material for the Ferrari 500 TRC. And found the Swiss racing driver Gaston “Gus” Andrey.
The Lamborghini Countach LP500 has been resurrected. That’s a good thing, it’s one of the most important design icons of all.
With the Maserati 200S/SI, the Italians continued a success story. It was no longer enough for the great successes.