Wow that must be XKD 530 one of only five D-types initially sold to private racers. Delivered in April 1956 to one time Jaguar C-Type driver Curt Lincoln
According to the factory papers, Lincoln wanted to dodge the high tariffs, and so he had the Coventry factory to make the new car look as if it were used!
I think this car got flipped seconds after shooting the photo. They had it fixed by a local coach builder.
W113 630SL M100 Pagode
Erich Waxenberger’s brainchild w109 300SEL 6.3 managed to reach production but his w113 Pagode never did due to serious handling issues due to heavy nose and massive understeer accompanied by tail happy barking tendencies . Here the car is tested in 1967 at the "Ring" lapping 10.40 at its best.
The engine was standard but removing the compressor due to coil springs brought the actual power up to 300HP
300SEL 6.3 w109 is rated 250HP with the compressor. where does all that power go?
Those who know maintain the actual HP on an Euro 300SEL is closer to 280 than 250.
People will stone me for saying this but I always found M100 output figures disappointing considering the size and all the technology that went into it. Yes it's a stump puller but runs out of breath at relatively low revs.
630SL never happened because it simply was not that good!
KFG sell Ford Escort Mk1 RS1600 for...
With chassis this clean it comes no surprise to us this is one of the most expansive MK1 escorts ever, if not the most expensive at 79.999, sterling that is!
I take this is the same car as in Le Mans?
This is #3387 the second 250 GTO ever made. The factory used chassis #3387 for testing and developing the 250 GTO series before it was sold to N.A.R.T. Phil Hill and Olivier Gendebien finished 2nd overall and 1st in class at this very competition Sebri
And yes it's the same #17 Le Mans car. They finished 6th over all and 3rd in its class /24h Le Mans driven by Bob Grossman & George Roberts jr.
#3387 was repainted in red after Le Mans in 1962 with white stripes.
For obvious reasons I shall never be able to own or most likely even drive a Ferrari 250 GTO. However that does not stop me from sharing my 250 GTO archive with ClassicDigest readers. Here goes nothing: NART #17 Ferrari 250 GTO Le Mans 1962
This is #3387 the second 250 GTO ever made.
They finished 6th over all and 3rd in its class /24h Le Mans driven by Bob Grossman & George Roberts jr.
Mercedes CLK Winter beater
230CLK Kompressor might be the most modern piece on machinery we ever drove. But to most people it is an emerging classic, a yougtimer if you will. How does it cope with the harsh Nordic winter then? Actually, not half bad! However..