News & Updates
21.05.2014Mercedes 300 SL Roadster
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
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
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.
25.03.2014Exceptional elegance – Maserati Spyder Vignale
Che bella macchina - Maserati 3500 Spyder Vignale. A design symbolizing elegance, sophistication and speed. One of only 242 Spyder Vignale ever built will be on the entry list for Saalbach Classic 2014. Powered by a 3500cc Inline-Six developing 250HP, three twin-choke Weber carburettors. This beautiful convertible made by Carrozzeria Vignale went into production in 1960, representing a very elegant era of Italian Style.
The family-owned company was founded in 1909 by Harry Frederick Stanley Morgan in Malvern Link in the West Midlands. The early cars were two-seat three-wheelers. These vehicles avoided British tax on cars by being classified as motorcycles. A wonderful Morgan Three-wheeler Super Sports with 60 HP from 1934 is on the list for Saalbach Classic 2014. Back in 1928 a Morgan Three-wheeler set an incredible speed record at Brooklands – 180 kph, more than 110 mph!