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Hans Kleissl is the German Gullwing guru for good reason

In the rarefied world of the Mercedes-Benz 300SL, one name stands head and shoulders above the rest: Hans Kleissl. His company HK Engineering, which he founded in 1984, has done more to preserve the existence and enjoyment of the seminal...
Classic Driver · a year ago
Hans Kleissl is the German Gullwing guru for good reason

5 collector cars to put in your garage this week

Hundreds of cars are added to the Classic Driver Market each week, and it’s never a chore rifling through them to bring you the most special machines. We dislike the term ‘unrepeatable’, but with these five cars we think the description ...
Classic Driver · a year ago
5 collector cars to put in your garage this week

This Prized Ponton Mercedes Has Already Spent 58 Years With The Same Family

Photography by Robb PritchardandSasa Juric Sassch The artful curves of a Ponton’s rear end standing out from the normal euro-boxes in a Zagreb parking lot is enough to turn a Benz enthusiast’s head, but this one had the bonnet up and I c...
Petrolicious · a year ago
This Prized Ponton Mercedes Has Already Spent 58 Years With The Same Family

5 Instagrammers Worth Following: November 23rd Edition

Instead of making smalltalk to your coworkers about how out of control Black Friday deals and behaviors are, again, why not while away the last of the week’s working hours with some pictures of vehicles and places you can use to inspire ...
Petrolicious · a year ago
5 Instagrammers Worth Following: November 23rd Edition

Our 10 favourites from Pandolfini Casa d’Aste in Prato

On 24 November, Pandolfini Casa d’Aste will offer 18 collector cars in Prato, Italy, ranging from a fabulous 1957 Lancia Aurelia B20 with an unbroken chain of Italian history to a charming 1972 Volvo 164 saloon estimated at just a few th...
Classic Driver · a year ago
Our 10 favourites from Pandolfini Casa d’Aste in Prato

UPCOMING EVENTS: Spread Some Holiday Charity This December At Winter Drive 2018

You know the feeling you get when something special rolls into the parking lot at Cars & Coffee? When the rows of regular attendees are broken up by something you secretly hoped to find but never really expected to. That burst of full-bo...
Petrolicious · a year ago
UPCOMING EVENTS: Spread Some Holiday Charity This December At Winter Drive 2018

A Grand Mercedes for Erik Charell’s dance on the volcano

Erik Charell was among Berlin’s most dazzling personalities in the Roaring Twenties, thrilling audiences with his revues and operettas and, as a director, discovering talents including Marlene Dietrich and the Comedian Harmonists. Now, h...
Classic Driver · a year ago
A Grand Mercedes for Erik Charell’s dance on the volcano

Get To Know The Innovative Sales Failure That Was The Four-Wheel Drive Jensen FF

Photography by Will Broadhead Pub quiz time: what was the first non all-terrain production car to feature four-wheel drive? Audi Quattro? AMC Eagle? Subaru Leone perhaps? You can keep your Vorsprung durch Technik in this case, this ...
Petrolicious · a year ago
Get To Know The Innovative Sales Failure That Was The Four-Wheel Drive Jensen FF

From Track Car To Gravel Slinger, This BMW 635CSi Was Built To Compete

Photography by Robb Pritchard We all want to be different, to an extent. The desire for self expression is part of our base psychology and we all find ways celebrate our individuality, or at least ways to display our tastes. But whe...
Petrolicious · a year ago
From Track Car To Gravel Slinger, This BMW 635CSi Was Built To Compete

GALLERY: Go Behind The Scenes On Our 1976 Porsche 911 Targa Belgian Police Car Film Shoot

In the 1970s, the Belgian gendarmerie had its stable of national police cars bolstered by the likes of BMW’s 2002ti, and later on they counted the Golf GTI and Volvo 240 Turbo among their mechanized ranks, but no cop in the country—or th...
Petrolicious · a year ago
GALLERY: Go Behind The Scenes On Our 1976 Porsche 911 Targa Belgian Police Car Film Shoot

Minty Porsche 934s And Corvettes Wearing Ferrari Stickers Are Just Part Of This Collection

Photography byChris Szczypala Deep in the Catskill mountain range in upstate New York is Monticello Motor Club, a private race track that was developed from a defunct airport. The asphalt strip once saw small aircraft barreling down the ...
Petrolicious · a year ago
Minty Porsche 934s And Corvettes Wearing Ferrari Stickers Are Just Part Of This Collection

Italian Rendezvous: BMW E24 And E30 Squeeze One More Road Trip Out Of Autumn

Photography by Andrea Klainguti Not everyone feels this way, but for me, hour-long driving trips are one of the best uses of free time in this life. What many see as a nuisance or a sacrifice to endure in order to get somewhere furt...
Petrolicious · a year ago
Italian Rendezvous: BMW E24 And E30 Squeeze One More Road Trip Out Of Autumn

Frantic Minis, Big Bentleys, And Quick ’60s Bikes Have Been Added To The Goodwood Race Calendar

Photography by Will Broadhead It has been announced that visitors to the Goodwood Members’ Meeting next April will be treated to three new races, celebrating some icons of both two and four-wheeled motorsport. Formats at the West Su...
Petrolicious · a year ago
Frantic Minis, Big Bentleys, And Quick ’60s Bikes Have Been Added To The Goodwood Race Calendar

The Cars + Art Equation Always Delivers The Visual Goods

Photography byArmand Rosalie Planned at the right time of the year, Wine & Water’s beautifully-organized weekend of cars and art—known simply as L’Image—took place at a time when autumn is coming to an end as the last bits of foliage fal...
Petrolicious · a year ago
The Cars + Art Equation Always Delivers The Visual Goods

Celebrate the 1990s revival in style with these period racers

If you visited virtually any of the major historic race meetings in 2018, you’ll have noticed that the sport is no longer reserved for classics of the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s. A younger generation of collectors entering the market has led ...
Classic Driver · a year ago
Celebrate the 1990s revival in style with these period racers

Adrian Johnson is the British Aston king in the north

Venture north of England with your Aston Martin and you’ll most likely want to pay a visit to Adrian Johnson, the man who, with almost four decades in the business, has laid claim to the crown of Aston king in the north. We spent the day...
Classic Driver · a year ago
Adrian Johnson is the British Aston king in the north

5 collector cars to put in your garage this week

This week’s selection of cars from the Classic Driver Market is a celebration of everything that’s great about cars and the incredibly diverse cultures they form – we think having a pre-War Bugatti in the same field as a JDM Acura and a ...
Classic Driver · a year ago
5 collector cars to put in your garage this week

BMW’s Ill-Fated M1 Race Cars Still Have Immense Circuit Presence

Photography by Will Broadhead The story of the ugly duckling is one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most famous fairy tales, so we all know the story that ends with the animal maturing to become a beautiful swan. There are so many exam...
Petrolicious · a year ago
BMW’s Ill-Fated M1 Race Cars Still Have Immense Circuit Presence

Hidden Gems: Road Racing With A Truly Old School Approach In Tunisia

Photography by Rosario Liberti The universe is not only pixelated by stars, and in the same way that all the little worlds you’ve never seen behind the light of brighter objects nonetheless contribute their piece to the night sky, t...
Petrolicious · a year ago
Hidden Gems: Road Racing With A Truly Old School Approach In Tunisia

The Fiat Dino 2400 Was Much Rarer Than The Ferrari It Shared A Motor With

Story byLaura FerriccioliPhotography byMarco Annunziata Florence, 1972. There is an attractive redheaded woman in town who typically gets where she’s going on a splendid motorcycle received as a gift from her partner. He is fond of open-...
Petrolicious · a year ago
The Fiat Dino 2400 Was Much Rarer Than The Ferrari It Shared A Motor With