Saturday, May 25, 2013
Here the first of a few Parts taken at the famous Concorso d'Eleganza at Lake Como. These I've taken at the grounds of Villa d'Este.
And yes, it's raining (part-time) and the 12 degrees celsius feel more like -10, but I won't die because the Cars keep my heart warm :)
|Bugatti 57SC Atlantic (1938) by Ralph Lauren|
What a stunning Car, the Bugatti 57SC Atlantic from 1938, at the Concorso d'Eleganza 2013 at Villa d'Este. It's from 1938, has 8 cylinders with 3257 cc. The owner of it is nothing less than Mister Ralph Lauren, from the US, himself. It's starting in Class B with the number 24. The coachwork was once done by Jean Bugatti. Check out this Link for some more Impressions of this own Car Museum: Ralph Laurens Car collection.
In the pictures you can see Bernd Wieland, Chief-Editor of german Auto Bild ;-)
|BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coup´at Villa d'Este for Concorso d'Eleganza 2013|
To fit perfectly to the luxorious environment BMW unveiled the whole outcome of their first collaboration with Pininfarina at the grounds of Villa d'Este during the Concorso d'Eleganza at Lake Como in Italy on Friday evening, the Pininfarina BMW Gran Lusso Coupe.
Pininfarina's task was it to add their distinctive signature to a high-end luxury Car. Typical BMW proportions like a long wheelbase, stretched bonnet and set-back greenhouse were completed by Pininfarinas eye for the special thing.
|Suzuki Swift Sport|
Here some Pictures of out Roadtrip to the Concorso d’Eleganza at Lake Como. We drove with a Ablaze Red Pearl Suzuki Swift Sport from Germany to Italy. From Cloudy to Snow to Sun and 17 Degrees Celsius.
Friday, May 24, 2013
During the TUNING WORLD Bodensee I've had the chance to Test Drive the 2013 Ford Fiesta ST, before publishing my thoughts on this Car, here the Gallery.
|BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupé|
Today both BMW and Pininfarina will unveil the result of their latest cooperation, the BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupé at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este at Lake Como.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
|GRIP - Das Motormagazin 1/2013|
Can you remember my little Interview in the german motoring magazine "GRIP - Das Motormagazin"?
Here I'm now reviewing the first GRIP-Mag of 2013 for you!
|Mercedes-Benz GT (2016) - Larson/Auto Bild|
In 2016 Mercedes-Benz will release a new Sports-Coupe, the Mercedes-Benz GT! As a successor of the SLS, which production ends in 2015, the GT competes against the sporty but legendary Porsche 911.
Here the 2nd of 3 Parts, taken during the Tuning World Bodensee in Friedrichshafen two Weeks ago, at the Private Car and Private Club Car Area.
My favorites are the Bumblebee Camaro and the orange SLK - what's yours?
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
This Post is for the German speaking People only, sorry!
Na, wer hat Interesse an einem GIVE AWAY mit Fanartikeln von GRIP - Das Motormagazin?
Noch bis zum Sonntag 26. Mai könnt ihr der Gewinner dieser GRIP Tasse und des coolen GRIP Shirts werden! Einfach eine Mail mit dem Stichwort "Grip" an Info@the-car-addict.com schicken.
|Ferrari 166 MM (1950)|
Rushing accidentally into the Mille Miglia while actually attending the International MINI Meeting, Saturday was really a Day full of Joy!
Here the Pictures of Ferrari's and Lancia's
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Classic Mini and New MINI all over .. just at the International MINI Meeting (IMM) in Mugello this past Weekend. They say that there were about 2200 Mini and MINI.
Here now the 2nd of about 6 Parts of Photos, enjoy them and stay tuned for some Mille Miglia Impressions later today!
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Accidentally but fortunately I bumped into the Mille Miglia on Saturday after the IMM, what a damn joy it was!
Here some first Pictures while writing you from the other side of Italy, the nice Adria. Enjoy the Bugatti Veyron (does anybody know the exact edition name of this one?), Pagani Zonda and Huayra and a Ferrari F12.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
|Riley Elf IMM 2013|
After a sun-rain-snow-rain first Day the second didn't start better: Rain, of course! When we arrived at Lake Garda, after 150 km driving, the rain finally stopped and after our Lunch-Break, when it was my turn again to drive, even the sun came out and Nicole and I opened our MINI Knightsbridge Roof!
A more detailed Review of the Car will follow the next Days, but what I really liked while driving our little MINI - everyone is SO friendly and positive about the Car!
After Lake Garda we switched from small roads to the Autostrada and soo many Truck Drivers gave us signals while driving by (It wasn't because of weird driving, definitely not!) or so so many heads turned around when they overtook us as we were driving chilly with 100 - 130 km/h on the right lane. Normally I'm one of those People always driving on the left lane, if I have a suitable Car, but this time I haven't even missed driving fast, overtaking anyone, making time good etc. The almost 8 hours of driving passed by so quickly that I haven't even time to complaint about anything. We had cassettes (!) with cool Music, sang and danced to them while listening songs like "Move on up" by Curtis Mayfield .. LOUD.
Sometimes I was really sad for the Car because of bumps on the Street. But Knightsbridge was always loyal!