Mercedes-Benz 170V Cabriolet (W136 – 1936)

Mercedes-Benz 170V Cabriolet (W136 - 1936)

The Mercedes-Benz W136 was Mercedes-Benz’s line of four-cylinder automobiles from the mid-1930s into the 1950s. The car was first presented in public in February 1936, although by that time production had already been under way for a couple of months. Between 1936 and 1939, and again between 1947 and 1953 …

Gulf Ford GT40 at Sebring in 1969.

Gulf Ford GT40 at Sebring in 1969.

J.W. Automotive fielded two Gulf Ford GT40’s at Sebring in 1969. Both cars were considered to be ancient by racing standards but the team would win with the #22 GT40 driven by Jacky Ickx and Jackie Oliver. The #23 team GT40 in this photo was driven by David Hobbs and …

Maybach DS8 Zeppelin Cabriolet Spohn Streamliner (1934)

Maybach DS8 Zeppelin Cabriolet Spohn Streamliner (1934)

Wilhelm Maybach, collaborator and friend of Gottlieb Daimler and the ingenious designer of the “Mercedes”, the first “proper” car, left Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft, where he had worked as Chief Engineer, in 1907. Together with his son, Karl, he started developing his own engines which in his opinion were excellently suited to driving …

Elcar Motorcar

Elcar Motorcar

1928 Elcar 8-91 Roadster. Saturday I saw my first Elcar automobile. Friday I told my 91 year old mother whom I was visiting that I was going to an automobile Concourse in South Bend where they would have some old classic cars on display. She then told me that her …

Tradecard – Salmson Motor Cars

Tradecard - Salmson Motor Cars

Amalgamated Press "The Triumph" paper for boys, 1923.
Makes of Motor Cars and Index Marks
#29 Salmson.

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