Mille Miglia Female Power

  When car trains are booked, accident and break down insurance is checked and appointments at the chiropractor are fixed then it's for the "Mille"! The Mille Miglia ( Italian for 1000 miles) is one of the most famous vintage car rallies. And Italy is the country where it takes place - Here clocks tick differently and the Italians ...

Zum Glück gibt’s Taschen bei Kölln

  Im Mai habe ich an einer Oldtimer Rallye in und um Hamburg teilgenommen. Da man bei solchen Veranstaltungen viele gute Bekannte und alte Freunde trifft, sind Pausen immer ganz wichtig, in denen man einen gemütlichen Plausch halten kann. Natürlich freut sich auch der Magen, wenn er etwas zu tun bekommt! Deshalb hatten die Organisatoren dieser Veranstaltung ...

Weekly Photo Challenge – Door

x This week's photo challenge theme "door" was a no-brainer. Having a deep passion for vintage cars the distinctive doors of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing came to mind instantly.  The Gullwing was produced from 1954 to 1957 and only roughly 1,400 were made. The list price then was 29,000 German Marks (DM). In 1999 the readers ...

Chopard Ennstal Classic Watch Presentation

Chopard is famous for its exquisite jewelry and fine watches. Its owners the Scheufele family, are great car aficionados. Both, Mr. Karl Scheufele as well as his son Karl-Friedlich Scheufele regularly participate in rallies with their vintage cars. Hence it doesn't come as a big surprise that they sponsor various events, such as the Ennstal ...

Weekly Photo Challenge Enveloped

I've just spent a wonderful weekend in Hamburg in-between car enthusiasts, family and friends (more to come soon). For this week's photo challenge I found a picture of a dark blue Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster enveloped by his beautifully shaped curvy bigger sisters  - to the left a cream colored Mercedes 300 S and on its right a ...