France has a lot to offer in addition to wine, baguettes and the Eiffel Tower – and the other highlights undoubtedly include French classic cars. It’s no coincidence that the world’s oldest automobile manufacturer – Peugeot – is based in France and has been producing automobiles in series since 1891. Continue reading French Classic Cars
At its 1955 launch, the Citroën DS delighted the masses. Today, its appeal – whether for aesthetic or technical reasons – continues unabated.
Continue reading Citroën DS buyer’s guide – floating through France
A day full of emotions for Romano Artioli and Progetto 33 AG, the current owner of the Bugatti EB 110 SS which was the personal car of the entrepreneur that revived the Bugatti brand. Continue reading More than a passion – Romano Artioli and his Bugatti EB 110 SS
What you see here is no regular lorry. It’s a race transporter going by the name of Fiat Bartoletti 306/2, and it has probably the most dazzling and exciting history of any transporter ever used in motorsport. Continue reading Fiat Bartoletti: greatest ever race transporter?
‘Sembra una vespa’ – ‘It looks like a wasp’ is what Enrico Piaggio supposedly said when he first saw the prototype, thus creating the name for the “cult scooter” par excellence. Continue reading Valuable Classics Part 8: The Vespa – Hunt for the record price
“Movement keeps you young”. This motto has rarely been more suitable for a car than for this 1957 Porsche 356 A Speedster. Continue reading This surviving Porsche 356 A Speedster is true automotive treasure.
Production of new Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5 Continuation cars has started at the company’s historic Newport Pagnell site, 55 years after the last DB5 was built there.
Marcel Petitjean’s car collecting strategy could be a lesson to us all. A great enthusiast, Petitjean would watch the value of a model he admired, and when its secondhand value dropped to around a third of its price new, he’d buy one. Continue reading For sale: Marcel Petitjean’s incredible car collection
Classic cars are often advertised as having had famous previous ownership – usually accompanied by a pronounced hike in the price. Are the higher prices justified? Continue reading Famous previous ownership – A curse or a blessing?
The G-Class was clearly built with the military in mind. In addition to orders from the Persian army Mercedes was betting the Bundeswehr would be interested as well. Continue reading Valuable Classics Part 7: Mercedes–Benz G-Class models