BMW 2002 Turbo

BMW at Techno Classica

BMW had one of the largest booths at Techno Classica on which its racing history was put in the spotlight, featuring several racing M3s and a SS1000 RR motorcycle. Nevertheless the wide range of historic m...
Mercedes 300 SL

Techno Classica: Mercedes 300 SL-heaven

The Mercedes-Benz booth was one of the largest booths at the 2015 Techno Classica Essen, highlighting models gathered around the theme "Aerodynamic design": the Blitzen-Benz (1909), the W25 Rekordwagen (1936),...
Porsche 911 SC 3.0 Coupé

Porsche 911 SC 3.0 Coupé 1980

In 1978 Porsche introduced what was meant to be the last 911, the Porsche 911 SC. It replaced the 911s (in the USA & Canada) and in the rest of the world the 911, 911s, 911 Carrera (all 2.7) and the rare ...
BMW Z8

BMW Z8 2002

The BMW Z8 was the production car of the 1997 Z07 concept car, a tribute to the BMW 507 (1956-1959). Chris Bangle led the design team, while Henrik Fisker designed the exterior and Scotty Lempert the interior....
Porsche 356 A Convertible D - Autosport Studios ©2015

Porsche 356 A Convertible D 1959

The Porsche 356 A Convertible is the archetype of the classic 2-door sports car, with rear-wheel drive and an engine located at the back. And maybe even more important the predecessor of the iconic 911, givin...
Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Evo II

Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Evo II 1992

This year (actually this month) marks the 25th anniversary of the Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Evo II. Not a sexy model name, but one that clearly states its race-bred origins. In 1982 Mercedes-Benz introduced the ...
BMW Z4 GTLM & 3.0 CSL

BMW Z4 GTLM celebrates 3.0 CSL victory

Last weekend - at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance - BMW of North America unveiled a special livery for the BMW Z4 GTLM race car. This iconic design pays homage to the 40th anniversary of the victor...
Porsche 959

Porsche 959 1987

Like the Ferrari 288 GTO, the Porsche 959 was a Group B rally car of which 337 cars were built from 1985 until 1988. In 1992-1992 8 more were built from spare parts. To meet FIA's homologation regulations at l...