One-off cars commissioned by VIP people. When originality was possibleExplore the golden age of bespoke cars in the '50s and '60s, where creativity soared without safety constraints. From King Leopold III's Ferrari 375 America Plus to the Shah of Persia's Maserati 5000 GT, delve into unique rides crafted for the elite.
The Formula 1 Safety Car’s strange historyFascinating history of Formula 1 Safety Cars, from chaotic beginnings in 1973 to today's sleek AMG GTR Black Series and Aston Martin Vantage. Discover odd choices like a Renault Clio Williams in 1996 and how Mercedes-Benz became the official supplier.
Bonhams calls, the Emirates answerBonhams rocks Abu Dhabi, selling modern and classic cars for $13.5 million at a 69.70% success rate. Highlights: a 1978 Lotus misses, 2006 McLaren shines, and a Mercedes-Benz exceeds expectations. The auction suggests a bright future for classic car sales.
Renault and one-make trophies: open doors for future champions.From comical beginnings in 1966 with identical Renault 8 Gordinis, one-make races revolutionized motorsports. Renault's masterstroke paved the way for F1 stars, inspiring global series. Today, Formula 1, 2, 3 echo this legacy.
One-off cars commissioned by VIP people When coachbuilders were like tailorsExplore the evolution of bespoke cars in three chapters—from the 1924 Hispano-Suiza "Tulipwood" to Count Trossi's 1934 Mercedes-Benz SSK and Aga Khan IV's 1950 Alfa Romeo. Journey through a golden age of creative freedom and industrial prowess.