Readers of my Blog may have seen a previous post titled: My next classic/veteran car investment? dating 11th May 2011. In that post I was sharing my desire to acquire one … Continue Reading A long time dream comes true! My ‘new’ 82 years old Ford Model A
Η αρχική ιδέα του αυτοκινήτου δεν αποδίδεται σ’ ένα μόνο πρόσωπο. Πολλοί ερευνητές ασχολήθηκαν συγχρόνως και ανεξάρτητα με την ανάπτυξη του αυτοκινήτου.
The History of the Model A 1928-31.
We left Athens on Christmas Eve for Munich and then onwards via car rental to Seefeld-Mosern in the Tyrolean Alps of Austria. Returned to Athens the day before New Years … Continue Reading Our Christmas 2012 days in Austria & Germany
I am pleased to report that at long last my 1962 VW Käfer restoration project has been completed successfully!
Several friends who know about my venture into the deep waters of yet another ‘ground-up restoration’ project have been asking about its progress. Well here is an update.
The story about the plan to proceed with a sympathetic restoration of this 1962 Volkswagen Beetle (aka Käfer) to which I have become emotionally attached.
A new acquisition of a classic car has been added to my collection, a 1962 VW Beetle. Here is it’s story.
How I fell for a British ‘Youngtimer’, the 1991 luxurious V12 cylindered muscle car that was designed to take the US upper end car market by storm. Did not quite succeed though, given the frugality which ensued upon the consumers after the first oil crisis of the 70’s.
It is nice when we travel, especially when venturing in far away places which we do not get a chance to do quite so often; nevertheless, traveling with a set … Continue Reading Visiting the USA – June 2011
My eyes kept looking at this picture and after a while the idea just clicked: wouldn’t be nice if I managed to get my hands on a Model A? Not only it would be the first pre-war car in the collection but I would sense and feel how my dad went about his daily business in the streets of Athens during the mid thirties!
My new classic: I always lusted after a Mercedes cabriolet period sports car. Nevertheless, I also wanted to enjoy the use of the car, especially “al fresco”. This low mileage, 1987 560 SL model which drives like a modern car is meant to do just that! Climb in, lower the soft-top and just drive away…into motoring happiness.
On the first day of Autumn, on the 1st September 2010 I took delivery of the car after her ground-up restoration and respray back to the original dark blue (DB332) … Continue Reading The Mercedes 250 SE Coupé is a roller!