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RM Auctions Paris 2014

In Reports by Mickael

For the first really important automotive week of 2014, three of our fellow members travelled to Paris to witness the French automotive madness, from 4th to 9th February 2014. With four automotive auctions, and the Salon Rétromobile, there was a lot to do. RM Auctions was holding its first auction in the French capital, and there was huge expectations going …

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Aston Martin On Ice 2013

In Reports by Mickael

February 2013 Aston Martin organizes several ice and snow driving experiences in northern Finland, Switzerland and Colorado. One of our family member had the opportunity to go to the 2013 edition of Aston Martin’s On Ice driving experience in Saint-Moritz, to try and see if the Grand Tourers built by the British manufacturer can be used even in the toughest …

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Maserati International Rally

In Reports by Mickael

The Maserati International Rally (MIR) was a gathering of the Italian manufacturer organized to commemorate its 99th birthday. Throughout a journey in the most beautiful regions of Switzerland, Maseratis from all over the world would gather a Grande Finale in the famous city of Montreux, on the shore of Leman lake. Living just a few minutes from Montreux, we had …

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Lausanne Auction 2013

In Reports by Mickael

27th October 2013 Each year, a local auction house organizes a car auction in Lausanne, Switzerland. At first in Morges and then afterwards in Lausanne at the Palais de Beaulieu, we decided not knowing what were the cars for sale, and without any expectations to attend this 2013 edition of the event. Especially, from my previous year experiences of these …

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British Cars Meeting 2013

In Reports by Mickael

The British Car Meeting in Morges is one of the most charming and typical automotive events. It is as well one of the last one in the automotive year, always held on the first sunday of October. I had been numerous times before to this very sympathetic event since 2008, an for this 22nd edition held on 5th October 2013 …

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Ollon – Villars Hillclimb 2013

In Reports by Mickael

On 14th and 15th September 2013, between two small swiss villages occured a classic hillclimb retrospective. Just a few kilometers away from the lake of Geneva, starting in Ollon and up to Villars this typical and unmistakable event is always a nice moment to spend time meeting passionate people, admiring some classic racing cars come back to life and their …

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Gstaad Classic 2013

In Reports by Mickael

I had been at the Gstaad Classic back in 2011, and keep some very good souvenirs about it. Sadly though, I had heard that the 2013 edition would be slightly different. In fact, the roads which had been closed to the circulation in the 2011 edition, would be opened, which meant that only street legal cars could participate, and no …

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IAA – Frankfurt International Motorshow 2013

In Reports by Mickael

When a friend asked me if I wanted to go the IAA Press days, I was really excited for two reasons. First of all, I had never experienced any other motorshow apart from Geneva’s, and secondly, I could finally go and visit Frankfurt ! The IAA has a reputation of being a very vast and immense motorshow and so I …

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Passione Engadina 2013

In Reports by Mickael

I always knew that Saint-Moritz, in the swiss alps was one of the biggest mountain resort where car passionate use to come with their sports or collection cars. I had never been there since the month of July, when a few friends and me decided to go to the famous Stelvio Pass. So when I heard about a classic italian …