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Mühldorf am Inn Classic Car Show Part 5


This is a really touching story because this NSU-Fiat Topolino you see here belonged to my father in the early 1960s. He drove all over Europe with this little thing. England, France, Spain, Czechoslovakia etc. Under the hood is a 500cc 4-cylinder with 13-horsepower. Top speed according to my father was 75 km/h and 100 km/h+ when rolling downhill. He sold the car to a friend of his and now his son drives the car to classic car shows. Always cool to see the little Fiat here. Hence I photographed the hell out of it! :)












Lancia Delta Intergrale - hot!



Wow! I was totally blown away by this beauty! A 1949 Mercedes-Benz 170S Convertible. Look at the condition inside and out and that cream color. Damn!








Chevrolet Impala





Badass Jaguar racing car. Looks like a redesigned E-Type of some sort. It's joined by a Porsche...








Guy enjoying his 'Vette...


Porsche 911 Targa



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Ford Taunus and an Auto Union convertible...


A BMW 326 - a pre-World War II car...




Mercedes SE Coupe, love these...


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What a huge show!

Is this a yearly event?

The Topolino is kind of a cute little car, simple, the fuel tank is behind the fire wall, like on a Ford Model A.


The Mercedes Benz is very pretty, but it's so behind the times for a 1949 car, compare that car to a 1949 Cadillac, the MB looks like its from the 1930's(the original design probably is from before WWII) running boards, backwards doors, pod headlights. dont get me wrong, its very pretty, but looking at it from a styling viewpoint, its ancient compared to contemporary cars.

The Corvette looks like its a 1973, it was the only years that the Corvette had a soft rubber bumper in the front and a chrome bumper in the rear, in 1974 they added a soft 2 piece bumper in the rear.

An automatic Porsche, in Europe, gasp!
 

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What a huge show!

Is this a yearly event?
Yep, a yearly show. I've been to the last three and this one was by the far the best. This years show had so many cars they actually ran out of space on that big dirt track / field. :eek:



The Mercedes Benz is very pretty, but it's so behind the times for a 1949 car, compare that car to a 1949 Cadillac, the MB looks like its from the 1930's(the original design probably is from before WWII) running boards, backwards doors, pod headlights. dont get me wrong, its very pretty, but looking at it from a styling viewpoint, its ancient compared to contemporary cars.
You're correct. The 170S here is a 1949 model and this was basically four years after World War II ended. Mercedes needed a car they could sell and bring them back on their feet and the 170V/D/S and the 1.7-l 4-cylinder engine were based on the pre-war 170 models. The only newly developed engine was a 1.7-l 4-cylinder diesel engine for the diesel 170s.

Hence the reason it looks like a pre-World War II car: it essentially is. :D


The Corvette looks like its a 1973, it was the only years that the Corvette had a soft rubber bumper in the front and a chrome bumper in the rear, in 1974 they added a soft 2 piece bumper in the rear.
Good to know I'm conversing with a GM expert here! :D I'll be posting more pictures and there are a lot of GM products in these upcoming picture threads. Stay tuned. :)


An automatic Porsche, in Europe, gasp!
The A/T was optional. :D

But I agree. An automatic Porsche/Ferrari/Lamo is like a manual-transmissioned Mercedes/Cadillac/Rolls Royce... :D
 
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