What we have here is the remains of a Ferrari 250 MM Vignale Barchetta Chassis # unknown.
I know a place where they can build a 100% accurate copy.
Mercedes 190D Ponton
Another blast from the past, a Ponton I purchased when 14. I kept the car for over 20 years until sold it in desparate need for cash...
It was the most comfortable car I've ever had...At least that's how I want to remember it.
Ein weiterer Trip in die Vergangenheit, ein Ponton Ich kaufte bei 14. Ich hielt das Auto für mehr als 20 Jahre, bis es verkauft in verzweifelten Bedarf an Bargeld ... Es war das komfortabelste Auto, das ich je hatte ..
Today the Speedster would be as much as a studio in Kensington?
Hah! In retrospective, I probably should have bought that jaguar XK120 my Uncle offered me for 350$ in the early 70’s. It was an original runner with the usual battle scratches and proudly wearing its curb-side paint job.
But...I was stupid enough to turn it down due to excessive habit of burning oil and knocking engine…You live you learn they say…
It's a good moment to stop and contemplate what might be similar bargains in 2015! There's a few I can come up with.
The Bob Staples Healey is said to exist today.
Travel with style
Winter's no excuse not to travel in style on an Alpine holiday. Yours Zuffie Puff
A Friend's XJ6 was looking rather sad after it had spent a year or two in a garage where the fellow enthusiast had been painting their projects in a most care free way...This is the ol'barge after one morning and masses of elbow grease by two geezers.
Putting things into perspective.
It the 80’s it seemed ADs/photographers at classic car magazines, particularly German, were obsessed with photo shoots on autumn fields. To honour the period we went out with our little harvester in attempt to recreate one of those shoots.
Mercedes factory with its head of engineering Rudolf Uhlenhaut heads for the mountains of Bavaria to test put their W198 300SL Roadster (prototype at this point) and Gullwing (production) motorcars under most extreme test. They must have used Gullwing as a benchmark for the Roadster.
In 1956, Mercedes about to launch its new 300SL Roadster, wanted David Douglas Duncan to take photos and write a story of the new secret "SLS" for either Collier's or Life Magazine. Duncan agreed, and concequently received a brand new 300SL Gullwing as a