C’était un rendez-vous
Mar23

C’était un rendez-vous

An exotic car races through Paris at incredible speed on a journey to the top of Montmartre. And it’s all just not to be late for a date. This classic Claude Lelouch film inspired countless generations of car guys. Some were taken by the idea of a real life Need for Speed, avant la lettre. Others fell for the impossibly cool tune of the Ferrari. As for me, it defines just about the perfect way to start your day. Amidst all the...

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Alex Jupe, wizard of GTV6
Mar03

Alex Jupe, wizard of GTV6

Alex Jupe has a made a name for himself as the country’s expert in transaxle Alfas. His GTV6s are spotless and he is one of the too few who dedicate a lot of his time to shining a light onto the Giulietta and the 75, of which we definitely don’t see enough out there. For all his well deserved fame, Alex comes across as a very gentle, understated person, who is immensely passionate about his work. And the results are always stunning....

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Only Bernina Gran Turismo
Nov12

Only Bernina Gran Turismo

Gran Turismo. It’s that joy of a drive that engulfs an entire day, or more, behind the wheel of an effortlessly cool mechanical marvel. With enough power to spare, with views to kill for. A special blend of power and luxury, of sports and pleasure. One of the greatest motoring joys there can ever be. And one that Bernina Gran Turismo just took it to another level. Take the Gran Turismo experience. Condense it. Add a massive mountain....

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The Magic of Revival
Oct13

The Magic of Revival

For many years, Pebble Beach was the lighthouse event of the classic car scene. Cars were restored to better than factory specifications, made into pristine jewels, meant to be only displayed at special events, and only to be driven for a few short meters, before being returned to the safety of the climate controlled storage facilities. The art involved into that was unquestionable. And the results stunning to look at. It was all...

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Three Shades of Green
Oct06

Three Shades of Green

While its twin sister, the London Concours, is set tucked in between the harsh skyscraper of the City of London, the Concours of Elegance takes a splendid royal garden as its playground. The spaces are wide, the ornamental trees perfectly formed and the pebbled alleys open up deep perspectives towards the seemingly infinite grounds. The quality of the cars is up there with the best. From the utterly exotic Rolls Royce, complete with...

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