75 years ago, the German artillery division in the forests of Tver region carried out the order in accordance with the Buffalo operation. She meant to quietly leave the Russian positions, collecting all the weapons and move away many kilometers from the line of contact. Leave only the faulty equipme
Lucky me, I was invited to take a peak at a private Mercedes collection in an undisclosed location. This collection is the real mc coy, all the cars have been restored single-handedly by the owner –a true old school enthusiast.
BMW 2002 was a pretty quick little car to begin with in its day. However that did not stop from Alpina in Buchloe from offering an extensive go-faster kit for amateur racers as well as aspiring professional teams.
Very interesting design. You could almost say it makes this unique and rare car even more so. Do you know which company built the body?
The body was made in Finland on a chassis delivered by BMW. 328 chassis used to come with the wings, cowl, bonnet and grill. As "Carrozzeria"s were few and between in Finland those days it is likely the body was by a company specializing commercial vehicl
Long way home:
From factory Stuttgart to US. Then back to Germany, Berlin. Then to Frankfurt and finally to Finland.
Ab Werk Stuttgart nach US, dann zurück nach Deutschland, Berlin. Dann nach Frankfurt und schließlich nach Finnland.
I've always said w123 is the best car in the world. Some of you might not take my word for it, well you don't have to the others seem to agree too, such as Carfection guys! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6l4au52aY_I
Our reader in Northern Finland -Cheers to all the Finns out there!- emailed us these photos of an abandoned Silver Cloud curb sided. By the looks of it the poor Roller had some TLC before it was abandoned for what ever the reason.
Strictly speaking, I wasn't in the market for another classic car, quite the opposite. In fact, trying to down size and focus... However, when the opportunity knocked my door in form of a 220Sb stored in an old industrial building for a decade or two, I couldn't resist...