We love to connect great personalities. Our new theme for special moments is Passion & Performance. Together with the 300-SL Guru Hans Kleissl, the HK-Engineering owner, we kicked it off. He has always the right cars for these special adventures.

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TOP NEWS

Bonhams Les Grandes Marques Du Monde Au Grand Palais Paris Auction

Bonhams Les Grandes Marques Du Monde Au Grand Palais Paris Auction

On 7 February, Bonhams will hold its annual Paris auction, Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais under the imposing wrought-iron domes of the Grand Palais. The 2019 sale marks Bonhams 8th sale at the landmark Parisian building, and will feature some of the most sought-after classic, collectors’, and competition motor cars in the world.  The winged B has …

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The Retromobile Highlights

The Retromobile Highlights

Because they have marked history, they have made us live the best memories of youth, for the pleasure of the eyes and for the wildest dreams, discover without further delay the list of manufacturers Rétromobile 2019. JAGUAR LAND ROVER CLASSIC, FAMILY JEWELS - STAND 1J 036 The British group is continuing with its efforts to restore and preserve its heritage. …

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Ascott Collection At Retromobile

Ascott Collection At Retromobile

For its fifth participation at Retromobile, Ascott Collection will be presenting a selection of historic racing cars. The Formula 1 car of John Surtees and Mike Hailwood, two world motorsport champions. John Surtees was greatly attached to the SURTESS TS9B # 5, keeping it right up until 1999. This historic F1 car made a name for itself in the streets …

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Fiskens Brings The Best Of The Best To Paris

Fiskens Brings The Best Of The Best To Paris

Fiskens today launched their 2019 collection at Salon Rétromobile in Paris. The ultimate season opener, classic motoring enthusiasts recognise Salon Rétromobile as the go-to international show of its kind. This year they have set the bar higher than ever. A sale of some of the greatest cars of all time; many on offer publicly for the first time. The brochure …

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The Buggy Is Back – And Now It’s Electric!

The Buggy Is Back – And Now It’s Electric!

Volkswagen is bringing a legend back to life! At the beginning of March, the Wolfsburg-based Group will reveal the first fully electric version of a new buggy. Taking its cues from popular American dune buggies, the concept vehicle is based on the modular electric drive matrix (MEB), demonstrating how multifaceted the new platform truly is. “A buggy is more than …

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Briggs Cunningham: The Connecticut Yankee Who Battled The Best Of Europe

Briggs Cunningham: The Connecticut Yankee Who Battled The Best Of Europe

Richard Harman remembers the first time he heard the name Briggs Cunningham. It was in working-class West Bromwich, England, in the early 1950s. Harman was a small boy cozied up to the wireless, listening to the hourly updates from the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Radio France because, back then, he says, the BBC didn’t do updates every hour. …

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Terre Di Canossa 2019: Fast Approaching Its Ninth Anniversary!

Terre Di Canossa 2019: Fast Approaching Its Ninth Anniversary!

11th-14th April 2019: these are the dates of the ninth “Terre di Canossa” to note in your diary; an itinerary crossing the delightful roads of Emilia, Liguria and Tuscany and the same, unrivalled combination of sport, passion, scenery, culture and unforgettable evening entertainment. Art towns and cities, marvellous countryside, ancient castles, rolling hills and challenging mountain passes will provide the …

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Walter Röhrl Inducted Into The FIA Hall Of Fame

Walter Röhrl Inducted Into The FIA Hall Of Fame

A huge honour has been bestowed on German motor racing legend Walter Röhrl: on 30 January, he became the first rally driver and non-Formula 1 world champion to be inducted into the motorsport hall of fame. The ceremony took place yesterday evening at the headquarters of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) in Paris. Born in Regensburg, Bavaria, Röhrl (71) …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1993 Aston Martin Virage Volante 5-Speed Manual By Gullwing Motor Cars

1993 Aston Martin Virage Volante 5-Speed Manual By Gullwing Motor Cars

Gullwing Motor Cars is proud to offer this amazing and extremely rare 1993 Aston Martin Virage Volante Factory left hand drive, factory 5-Speed manual with 15,800 original miles and long-term single ownership. Only a handful of these cars exist in the US, making it extremely rare and collectible. This wonderful example is just out of a great British car collection …

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1995 Porsche 993RS By Taylor & Crawley

1995 Porsche 993RS By Taylor & Crawley

Taylor & Crawley is offering this Porsche 993RS. Based on the previous 964 but with a new rear suspension set up, six speed gearbox and an aerodynamically improved body. The new all alloy multi-link suspension made the notoriously tail happy 911 more stable, particularly when lifting off mid-corner and also improved the ride quality. The 3.6 litre M64 engine was …

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1960 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster By HK-Engineering

1960 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster By HK-Engineering

HK-Engineering is offering this perfect Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster in a unique gray-green DB 265 (only delivered once), combined with original leather upholstery in dark green, green top and hard top in body color. It is one of the rare vehicles delivered in Germany (to Esso AG Stuttgart), but then probably it was early sold to the USA. In 2005, …

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1987-1989 ADA 02B By Ascott Collection

1987-1989 ADA 02B By Ascott Collection

Ascott Collection is offering this stunning ADA 02B. As leading Category C2 protagonists in the 1980s, Ian Harrower and Chris Crawford raced in Group C with numerous cars which they had considerably modified. The two partners - who acquired ADA Engineering in 1977 from Leon Smith, Gerard Sauer and Woody Harris - launched their first "creation", unofficially known as the ADA …

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1967 Ferrari 330 GTC By Talacrest

1967 Ferrari 330 GTC By Talacrest

Talacrest is offering this stunning Ferrari 330 GTC. The Ferrari is in beautiful restored condition. With just 3 owners, this car comes from a major collector in part exchange for a very important Ferrari from Talacrest. It needs nothing but a new custodian. Click here to read more!     Report by talacrest.com

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

ClassicAuto Madrid

ClassicAuto Madrid

ClassicAuto Madrid, International Event of Classic Vehicle, is a fairground initiative of commercial nature, dedicated to classic motor that takes place, every year, in Madrid. www.classicautomadrid.com

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Bonhams: Grand Palais
Artcurial: Rétromobile
Bonhams: Amelia Island
The London Classic Car Show

The London Classic Car Show

The London Classic Car Show is the must-attend event for any discerning classic car owner, collector, expert or enthusiast. www.thelondonclassiccarshow.co.uk

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Retro Classics

Retro Classics

www.retro-classics.de

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PROFILE

Abarth 2000 Sport Spider

Swiss specialist Peter Schetty gave the all-new Abarth 2000 Sport Spider a resounding debut by winning the French Ampus hill-climb on April 7, 1968. Known internally as the SE010, the new sports racer was part of an ambitious plan to get an Abarth homologated for the Group 4 class, which required a minimum production run of 25 examples. The small …

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