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Cars & Stars: Adam Levine image

29/06/2024

Cars & Stars: Adam Levine

Adam Levine, Maroon 5 frontman, is a style icon with a passion for classic cars. His collection includes a 1955 Mercedes 300 SL and various Porsches. He and his wife, Behati Prinsloo also engage in charitable efforts.
The Myth of Italian Coachbuilders: Vignale image

29/06/2024

The Myth of Italian Coachbuilders: Vignale

Alfredo Vignale, a skilled artisan from Turin, founded Carrozzeria Vignale in 1946. Renowned for crafting exquisite car bodies, Vignale collaborated with Ferrari, creating iconic models like the 166 and 340 Mexico.
Drivers Becoming Constructors: Alejandro de Tomaso image

29/06/2024

Drivers Becoming Constructors: Alejandro de Tomaso

Alejandro de Tomaso, an Argentine racer, founded Automobili De Tomaso in Italy in 1954. Known for cars like the Vallelunga and Pantera, he revitalized brands like Maserati, leaving a legacy of innovation and boldness in the automotive world.
Anglia Car Auctions: The Rat Queen Didn't Marry. But the Mice Dance. image

29/06/2024

Anglia Car Auctions: The Rat Queen Didn't Marry. But the Mice Dance.

Discover the highlights from the ACA auction on June 22-23, including a 1964 Aston Martin DB5, a 1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SE Cabriolet, and a surprisingly high bid for a 2004 Audi A6 Allroad.
The Nostalgia of Forgotten Gods: DKW (Cars), Germany, 1928-1966 image

29/06/2024

The Nostalgia of Forgotten Gods: DKW (Cars), Germany, 1928-1966

Discover the journey of DKW, a forgotten German car brand from 1928 to 1966, known for its two-stroke engines and integration into Auto Union, leading to the modern Audi.
RM Sotheby’s at Cliveden House: Economic Uncertainty and Ambitious Estimates image

22/06/2024

RM Sotheby’s at Cliveden House: Economic Uncertainty and Ambitious Estimates

RM Sotheby's Cliveden House auction fell short, selling only 40 of 60 lots for £7.7 million against a £19.6 million estimate. Economic uncertainty, lack of related events, and ambitious pricing of top lots contributed to the modest outcome.
Drivers Becoming Constructors: Frank Williams image

22/06/2024

Drivers Becoming Constructors: Frank Williams

Frank Williams is a symbol of modern Formula 1, transforming the sport with ingenuity and perseverance. Despite initial struggles, he founded Williams Grand Prix Engineering, achieving 9 Constructors' and 7 Drivers' World Titles.
The Myth of Italian Coachbuilders: Pininfarina image

22/06/2024

The Myth of Italian Coachbuilders: Pininfarina

Pininfarina, founded in 1930 by Battista Farina in Turin, Italy, is a renowned coachbuilder famous for its elegant designs, long history with Ferrari, and significant impact on Italian automotive design. Despite hardships, its legacy continues today.
The Nostalgia of Forgotten Gods: Triumph (cars), UK, 1923-1984 image

22/06/2024

The Nostalgia of Forgotten Gods: Triumph (cars), UK, 1923-1984

Triumph, founded by Siegfried Bettmann, transitioned from successful motorcycles to cars in 1923. Despite early successes like the Super Seven and TR2, the brand struggled through the 1970s and ceased car production in 1984.
Roarington brings the Classic Car Magic alive at SOC in Switzerland and Solitude Revival in Germany image

22/06/2024

Roarington brings the Classic Car Magic alive at SOC in Switzerland and Solitude Revival in Germany

This weekend, SOC in Andermatt and Solitude Revival in Leonberg captivate car enthusiasts with luxury drives, historic races, and cutting-edge simulators, blending history and modernity.

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