Carole de Gara, Siegfried Hammelehle and Rick Lomba travelled to Afghanistan and back in 1973. Leading vehicle: a 2.4-litre Porsche 911 S Targa. How did such an incredible journey come about? Now, 46 years later, we set off on a search for the protagonists of the targa’s tour of that time. Continue reading Targa’s Tour – An incredible journey in a Porsche 911
It all began in 1951, when the Ulm-based Kässbohrer Fahrzeugwerke presented its S 8 at the IAA in Frankfurt and gave the brand its name “Setra”, which simply stands for the „selbsttragend“, the German word for self-supporting.
Continue reading 70 years of Setra – The story of a self-supporting success
The Modena Motor Gallery (25 and 26 September 2021) is one of the most important exhibitions in Italy related to the Classic cars and motorcycles. ModenaFiere stands for a huge area where visitors can find a wide exposition of classic and vintage cars and motorcycles. Continue reading Modena Motor Gallery 2021 – The Italian Fair you need to go to this Fall
911 – Three numbers have been causing many sports car fans to gasp since 1964. But even detached from the high emotional factor triggered by the sports cars from Zuffenhausen, the brand achieved a great success with the Porsche 911 F-Model that has endured to this day.
Continue reading Porsche 911 F-Model: The beginning of a new era
Auctions are an important part of the classic car market. Rare and special vehicles in particular are sold for record-breaking sums. In our “Auction News” section, we regularly look at the results
of the most recent auctions. This time the Aguttes Tour Auto Optic 2OOO Auction. Continue reading Auction News | Aguttes Tour Auto Optic 2OOO – The Anniversay Sale
The 17th Internat. Concours d’Elegance ASC-Classic-Gala Schwetzingen will once again take place with the tried and tested Corona precautionary concept, which gives visitors the opportunity to stroll along the timeline of automobile history at their leisure.
Continue reading Classic Gala Schwetzingen 2021 I Great anniversaries and a world premiere
Auctions are an important part of the classic car market. Especially rare and special vehicles are sold for sometimes extraordinary sums.
Continue reading Auction News | Highlights of the Monterey Car Week 2021
You don’t see Land Rovers every day in France. Yet in a small village on the outskirts of Alsace you will find exactly three of these cars. The trend started with the Kuntzmann family’s Landy – and the beautiful vintner and wine princess Anne’s thirst for adventure. . Continue reading Book tip | Landy Love – The Wine Princess
When BMW chose the term 1 Series in 2004 to introduce the first compact class, the number 1 was deliberately intended to be small in distinction to the saloons. Add the letter M and the small number becomes the biggest hit of its time, succeeding in 1978 with the BMW M1.
Continue reading BMW M1 – Bavaria’s true super sports car of the 70s
When a car like the Mercedes-Benz G-Class is built for more than 40 years at a stretch – with no end in sight, it says a lot about the vehicle. Among other things, it shows that the G-Class is more than just a commercial success and that it has understood how to reinvent itself over the decades Continue reading Mercedes-Benz G-Class – The never endinG story