The ( Old ) Porsche Museum May09

The ( Old ) Porsche ...

I recently read that Porsche has opened a new factory museum. About time is all I can say. When I visited Stuttgart my main aim was the Mercedes museum, but since Porsche are in Zuffenhausen, a Stuttgart suburb, I made a point of visiting the old Porsche museum and factory site too. This is...

The Mercedes-Benz Museum May09

The Mercedes-Benz Mu...

No doubt you have heard about the Mercedes museum; for petrolheads, really this place is Ground Zero. This is our story of creation. It even features Three Wise Men. The museum is everything you would expect from the Mercedes Benz “Best Car in the World” organization. The building itself...

1951 Jaguar C-Type

This article is one of a series written about cars in the Blackhawk Museum, as part of the Docent training scheme I have completed. The Jaguar C-Type was Jaguar’s first purpose built racing car. It’s first race was the arduous French endurance classic, the Le Mans 24 hours; it won. It went...