Article Directory: Car Stories

Raspberry Gin Tonic

The tall guy with the practical hair cut (@gintonic) keeps on telling me that there is this little early-nineties runabout that he just can’t get enough of. I had almost forgotten about this car though of course, the petrolhead that I am since t[...]

1750 hp in a car!?… Paul Jamesons Merlin engined beast from 1976…. and a very near crash!

In the 1975 issue of the British car magazine ‘Motor’ I came across an story about the late Paul Jameson. He was known at the time for crossing Europe at highly illegal speeds in a 12 cylinder, tank engined car with a Rolls Royce grill. I remem[...]

Todays ride…or a special car someone let you drive in the past ?

How about a pic of a car you like(d) very much - or a special car your friend/neigbour/relative let you drive in the past and you think about it from time to time... Maybe not worth to open a thread but still...here is the space for it. Its not [...]

Lion Fur

I just love the lion fur & tartan interior of my 911, the colour officially labeled “cork”. I hope I can encourage @rob to comment on the tartan and tell the story about Lapide and the two Porsche ladies who looked after upholstery ...

My first Air Cooled 911 Porsche

A long, long time ago I got my first taste of a Air Cooled Porsche 1972 911T. I think at the time the 911T was like the base model. Nothing special no Fuch's but Cookie cutters wheels instead. Geez I don't even remember if it was a 4 or 5 speed [...]

Couple Run Vol. 1 – a 928 and my 323RS

My swiss friend owns some nice classics so every time I am near zuerich we meet and shoot some pics....today, I am flat floor with backpain...still want to use the time for your classic car „enlightment“ That little beamer was kind of compensa[...]

Beckenbauer, Help! And A Beauty Named 911

In 1965, Franz Beckenbauer made his first game for the Mannschaft, the Beatles released their album Help! and it was the last year that you could buy a 911 in the original trim. When I say "original", I'm not talking about F-Models in general, I[...]

FORD ESCORT MK1 PAINTED – AMAZING COLOR LOOKS FANTASTIC

AFTER LONG TIME TODAY CAR WAS PAINTED WITH CUSTOMER FAVORITE CHOICE .. 4 ME LOOKS GREAT ..SO COOL SO SEXY ,,NOW TIME FOR ROLLING CAGE ,ENGINE AND SUSPENSION

BMW E30 325 IS – 2.7 EVO 2 SOUTH AFRICA LIMITED EDITION

AFTER 7 YEARS UNDER COVER CAR SPEND LONG TIME OUTSIDE HOUSE NOT IN USE...NOW FULL RECOMMISSIONED ALMOST READY ...2.7 ENGINE REVS SO HIGH AND SO QUICK..I THINK IS BEST POSSIBLE SETUP FOR E30 ..SO UNIQ AND SO RARE IN UK EVO 2 SOUTH AFRICA LIMITE[...]

BWM E9 3.5 (upgraded) CSI – Finally done and ready to go …nice time nice story nice people

Time to say good bay ..Spend many hours to make this car done and put back on road ..Finally done and ready to go ...Car was drive all the way from central London to us workshop in around 8 months ago ...Then was strip and full restored ..Bod[...]