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29.06.2014French beauty – Rally NCP

Rally NCP 1932
Rally NCP 1932© Saalbach-Classic

The „Automobiles Rally“ company was founded in 1921 by Mr. Eugène A. Asnière in the northwestern suburbs of Paris. Rally competed with other French cyclecar makers such as Amilcar, Salmson and B.N.C. From 1931 the 1,300cc twin-cam Salmson S4 unit was used in the new N-series. One of those very rare sporting Rally NCP models (courtpuissée – short and powerful) will be at Saalbach in August 2014.

02.06.2014Jaguar XK 150

Jaguar XK 150
Jaguar XK 150© Saalbach Classic

The Jaguar XK sports cars were manufactured between 1948 and 1961. It was Jaguar`s first sports car since the SS 100, which ceased production in 1940. Following the XK 120 and the XK 140 from 1958 the new XK 150 was radically revised, featuring a one-piece windscreen, a widened bonnet, four-wheel Dunlop 12 inch disc brakes and a 3781 cc engine producing 269 hp.

21.05.2014Mercedes 300 SL Roadster

Mercedes 300 SL Roadster
Mercedes 300 SL Roadster© Saalbach Classic

A race car for the street – that was the 300 SL Gullwing, which was followed from 1957 by the 300 SL Roadster. The original 300 SL scored race wins at the 24 hours of Le Mans, in Bremgarten, in the Eifelrennen at the Nürburgring and in Mexico`s Carrera Panamericana. A wonderful 300 SL Roadster is brought to the starting ramp at Saalbach by a German enthusiast.

08.05.2014Renault Alpine 1600 S

Renault Alpine 1600 S
Renault Alpine 1600 S© Saalbach Classic

It was a complete shock for rallye competitors when Renault had equipped its Alpine with the strong aluminium-block Renault T16 engine by the early 1970s. With two dual-chamber Weber 45 carburetors it delivered 125 HP, this allowed to reach a top speed of 210 km/h. Notable performances included victory in the 1971 Rallye Monte Carlo. Two years later the Alpine won the World Rallye Championship winning in Monte Carlo, Portugal, Marocco, Greece, San Remo and Corsica. The beautiful yellow Alpine 1600 S will be on the list for Saalbach-Classic 2014.

21.04.2014MG K3 Mille Miglia

MG K3 Mille Miglia 1933
MG K3 Mille Miglia 1933

The MG K-type was produced by the MG car company from 1932-34. Launched at the 1932 London Motor Show it was powered by a supercharged 1087cc In-line 6 engine with pre-selector gearboxes. Only 33 MG K3 were produced and raced successfully, winning the 1100cc class in the 1933 Mille Miglia. It attracted great names of the racing world, like Tazio Nuvolari, Count Lurani, Sir Tim Birkin of Bentley fame and others. A wonderful 1933 MG K3 will be at Saalbach-Classic 2014.