1975 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 MFI

Reported to have initially been used as a dealer demonstration vehicle, [this car] was first sold to Peter Leonhard Sandl of Ingolstadt on March 7, 1975. The car’s original German Fahrzeugbrief shows Sandl’s continued international registration into 1990. Upon moving to Canada, Sandl shipped the car to Vancouver via the […]

1967 Mercedes-Benz 230 AMG

In 1967, AMG was formed by Hans Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher, two former Daimler-Benz engineers with a passion for engine tuning and motorsport. The pair turned their hand to custom race configurations with a penchant for Mercedes-Benz, notably bulking out and entering the now-famous 300SEL-based “Red Pig” in the […]

1967 Mercedes-Benz M-SL500 by Mechatronik

The absolutely stunning Mercedes-Benz 230 SL “Pagoda” is offered fresh from its transformation into a street-sleeping supercar by Mechatronik. Founded in 1997, Mechatronik GmbH has established itself over the last 25 years as one of the foremost specialists for classic Mercedes-Benz cars. Based in Pleidelsheim, Germany, north of Stuttgart, the […]

1978 Volkswagen Golf GTI

By the end of the production cycle of the air-cooled Volkswagen Beetle, the 1930s-designed car had achieved cult status, but on a practical level it was dated. Compared to modern alternatives from rival manufacturers, the Beetle was limited by its rear-engine platform, as the front-wheel-drive, front-engine setup became de rigueur in the […]

1959 Porsche 356 Convertible D

Porsche’s 356A is truly the most swoon-worthy production automobile the Stuttgart firm ever created. The D was only produced in 1959 before the model was transformed into the 356B in 1960; at a mere 1,331 manufactured, it is one of the rarest production automobiles to ever don the Porsche badge. […]

1969 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3 2+2 Coupe

The car on offer here was an individual commission spanning over multiple years and costing the Dutch businessman behind the commission, whose name remained a closely guarded secret, a total of 400,000 guilders. The story of this unique 300SEL 6.3 began when a Dutch lithograph company owner, impressed by Mercedes-Benz’s […]

1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Targa

The introduction of the 964-coded 911 in 1989 represented a product refresh by Porsche designers on almost every level. Coincidentally, the 964 represented the last generation that Porsche offered with a Targa roof until it was revived with the Type 991 in 2011. The example offered here was built to […]

1964 Porsche 356 SC 1600 Cabriolet

The final iteration of the lightweight, rear-engined, rear-wheel-drive Porsche 356, the 356C, appeared in 1964, coinciding with Porsche’s purchase of the Reutter coachbuilding firm, which would handle all coupe and cabriolet construction in Stuttgart for the remainder of 356 production. New equipment included four-wheel disc brakes, a ZF steering gear […]

1977 Porsche 911S 2.7 Coupe

Coupled with tolerance for low-lead petrol, vastly superior fuel consumption and increased tank capacity, the new 1974 911 proved superior to its predecessor in every way as a fast, long-distance tourer. By 1977, maximum power output of all non-Carrera models had been standardized at 165 horsepower regardless of the destination […]

1966 Porsche 911

According to a copy of the Porsche Kardex, this early-production, short-wheelbase 911 was completed on March 24, 1966. It was delivered to Carl Steffens of Mountain View, CA, through Porsche Cars Northeast Inc. of Bedford, MA, one of seven U.S. Porsche distributors during the period. Believed to have been retained […]