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Retromobile 1999
Review of the RÉTROMOBILE in Paris, France
February 12-21, 1999
Join us for a 'scroll' down the aisles of one of the biggest classic car show in Europe!
(Click on the pictures for larger versions)
1937 HORCH 830, former staff car of the German General von Choltiz and later used by General Charles de Gaulle after the liberation of occupied France Horch 830
Michelin The MICHELIN Booth
The 1936 AUTO-UNION (which later became AUDI) Type C with a 6.3 litre V16 mid-engine capable of a top speed of 400 kilometers per hour (250 Mph) and driven by Hans Stuck and Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union Type C
Duesenberg Blackhawk The Blackhawk-Collection from Danville, California shipped and displayed a 1929 DUESENBERG J, previously owned by Elvis Presley and a DUESENBERG SJ, both never shown in Europe before.
This 1930 CITROËN C6E, belonging to the Vatican, served as Pope Pius XI' official carriage. Total mileage after several years : 156 kilometers (less than 100 miles). Citroen C6ECitroen C6E
Galerie des Damiers DB Panhard,Lister Jaguar, Broadley Special, Frazer Nash The booth of GALERIE DES DAMIERS featured a 1951 DB-PANHARD race car, a 1959 LISTER-JAGUAR Costin Coupe, a 1956 BROADLEY Special ('the first Lola') and a 1954 FRAZER-NASH Coupe LeMans
(from left to right)
The 1942 TATRA AEROLUGE V855 , based on a TATRA T97 from 1936, was designed by Czech engineers to help the German WEHRMACHT fight the Russian army in snowy terrain (powered by an aircooled V8 3.0 litre engine). Tatra Aeroluge
Tatra 600 k A 1949 TATRA 600 K , given to Joseph Stalin after being displayed at the Geneva Auto show in 1949.
1938 MAYBACH Zeppelin Sport,
Coachwork by Spohn
Restoration by André Lecoq
Maybach Zeppelin Sport
Mercedes-Benz 540 K The interior of the 1937 MERCEDES-BENZ 540 K (Kompressor)
1949 DELAHAYE 135MS Cabriolet
with Faget-Varnet body
Delahaye 135 MS Cabriolet
Siata 208 S 1953 SIATA 208S Pininfarina Coupe in process of restoration
POULAIN.LE FUR, one of the biggest european auctioneers, had a 1957 MASERATI 250S at their booth Poulain Le Fur Maserati - Luxury Real Estate Sales and Rentals on the French Riviera
Formula One ETAI Ferrari Lotus Gordini Exhibition '50 Years of Formula One' by ETAI featured a 1970 Ferrari 312B, a 1964 LOTUS 33 and a 1952 GORDINI Type 16
1936 BMW 328 Mille Miglia Touring , with a current Munich registration BMW 328 Mille Miglia 1936
BMW 507 1957 1957 BMW 507 Roadster with a rare hardtop
1938 DARL'MAT 402 Cabriolet build on a Peugeot base Darl'Mat 402 Cabriolet Peugeot
Delahaye 135 MS Figoni & Falaschi 1937 DELAHAYE 135MS with a Figoni&Falaschi body
1962 FACEL VEGA Facellia Coupe 1962 Facel Vega Facellia
Hotchkiss Gregoire Saloon 1952 HOTCHKISS-GREGOIRE Saloon
1913 RENAULT Landaulette V1 with a 5 litre 22 horsepower engine Renault Landaulette V 1
Porsche 718 RSK 1959 PORSCHE 718 RSK
in Mulhouse, France
Schlumpf Collection Mulhouse France
Matra MS 80 Formula One Jackie Stewart 1969 MATRA MS80 Formula One with a Ford Cosworth V8 engine, the former Jackie Stewart Championship car
1947 ALFA ROMEO 6C 2500 SS Cabriolet
Body by Pininfarina
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Cabriolet
Wine from France What would a show in France be without the wine?
See you again next year in Paris!

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