Grand Retro Car Stories

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 a long time, today the car was painted with the customer's favourite choice. To me it looks great! So cool, so sexy... Now it's time for the rolling cage, the engine, and the 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[...]

My BMW E9 in Inka Orange

When I first embarked on on the restoration, values were low and I decided to make a number alterations, purely for my own preference, not intending to sell and having no idea just how much values would increase. When I took the body apart to re[...]

Alpinchen…a e36 318ti compact for historicicetrophy.at

As some of you know...I left the Nuerburgring racing circus in 2011 and replaced the thrill with car racing on ice/snow mostly in Austria. With a swiss and german friend we participate there the 6h endurance race with youngtimer cars (- year 199[...]

Mr. Dodge – part 6 – Roadtrip to Croatia – 2463km in 19 days (2018)

maybe...just enjoy the pics 😜 Starnberg - Bled (slovenia) Bled - Zadar (croatia) Zadar - orebic (half island near Dubrovnik) Orebic - Krk (croatian island) Krk - Ptuj, Slovenia (oldest city of Slovenia) Slovenia - Gumpoldskirchen near Vienna Vi[...]