Category Archives: German

Empty shell: 1957 VW-Devin D 295

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As we have already written several times, the beauty of many hand-built fiberglass cars is the story that leads to their construction, often obscure and full of missing parts. This shell was made by Bill Devin, well known in the … Continue reading

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Radium chance: 1952 Porsche 356 Coupé

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We have already talked about classic cars this week in “driver” conditions, but here we propose another one even if completely different from the 2600 Spider. Completely different for everything: year, type and construction philosophy; we have in fact realized … Continue reading

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Red over grey: 1956 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

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There are so many Mercedes 190 SLs to be restored around the world, yet they don’t sell like hot cakes, and certainly not because it’s not a good car. The main reason is, as you can easily imagine, the money: … Continue reading

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Dry struts: 1972 BMW 3.0 CSI

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Everyone (or at least many of us) is familiar with the E9 series from BMW, but not everyone knows how difficult it is to find one in good condition. Certainly not because these cars weren’t built well, but because they … Continue reading

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Euro T-Bird: 1962 Auto Union 1000 SP

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Exactly, you don’t need to have the eye of a great designer to under stand that this car was inspired by the Ford Thunderbird, which came out of production just in the years when DKW started producing this car.   … Continue reading

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Euro orange: 1970 Porsche 911 E 2.2 Coupé

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“Which Orange?” you are wondering, and in fact we can not blame you. The color you see in the picture is indeed “Tangerine” but the original color of this 911 is “Signal Orange”, among other things, it is a very … Continue reading

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Pending state: 1959 Porsche 356 A T2 Coupé

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Generally speaking, many classic car collectors know that good purchases are those involving a car for which the owner has begun a restoration which has never finished. Now, we do not know, or rather, we are not sure that this … Continue reading

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Stranger thing: 1958 Karmann Ghia – Porsche “Custom”

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This strange coupé was built, as you can easily imagine, by one person, not in Stuttgart but in a neighboring city, Kaiserslautern. It’s a mix between Porsche, Karmann Ghia and the fantasy of the German craftsman who decided 60 years … Continue reading

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Patina monster/3: 1960 Porsche 356 B T5 Cabriolet

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Exactly six years ago, on February 25, 2013, we published an article titled “Patina monster”: that time it was a Volkswagen Beetle while this time it’s her cousin. It’s a Porsche 356 Cabriolet from 1960: once I had the same … Continue reading

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Paint needed: 1956 Porsche 356 Speedster

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The positive side of cars like this is that, obviously, from the point of view of the body there can be no surprises as there is nothing to hide. In fact, as we believe it is clear to everyone, this … Continue reading

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