Video: Reflections and shading study - 1954 Pegaso Z-102 by Saoutchik

  The stunning and exotic Saoutchik bodied 1954 Pegaso Z-102 Cabriolet driving by at Villa d’Este.

Video: Reflections and shading study - Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4

Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 at Villa d’Este 2015. Copyright © 2015 Henk Holsheimer

Engine sound: 1966 Ferrari Dino 206 S at Villa d'Este 2015

The beautiful sound of a 1966 Ferrari Dino 206 S at Villa d’Este 2015. Copyright © 2015 Henk Holsheimer

'Best of Show' at Villa d'Este 2015, Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 by Zagato

‘Best of Show’, Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2015, a brilliant 1932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 by Zagato, brought to Lake Como by David Sydorick. Photo Copyright © 2015 Henk Holsheimer

Video: Reflections and shading study - 1970 AMC AMX/3

This powerful body design is the result of a collaboration between American Motor Corporation and Italian GT maker Bizzarini. The short overhangs and wide, low and compact profile and the negative camber that you can see from the back when driving…

Video: Reflections and shading study - Lamborghini Countach LP400

A stunning 1976 Lamborghini Countach LP400 at Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2015. Even though the body looks very sharp and straight shaped, the reflections show a great subtle feel for creating nice volume by bending the surfaces slightly. Gandini’s masterpiece looks…

Artcurial with the Baillon Collection @ Retromobile, Paris 2015

Delahaye 135 interior

Artcurial with the Baillon Collection @ Retromobile, Paris 2015
Artcurial with the Baillon Collection @ Retromobile, Paris 2015
Artcurial with the Baillon Collection @ Retromobile, Paris 2015
I wish you all a powerful and successful 2015!!!


1967 Shelby Mustang GT 500, charcoal on paper, 72 x 50 cm, signed, © Henk Holsheimer 2014, SOLD

Merry Christmas!!!

Mercedes 500K at Mercedes Benz Gallery, Odeonplatz, Munich, Germany

1934 Alfa Romeo Tipo B, Goodwood Revival 2014
Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage, Goodwood Revival 2014
The Duke of Richmond, Goodwood Revival 2014
1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Competizione

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Competizione. Entrant: Rohan Fernando. Drivers: Christian Horner / Jackie Oliver. Goodwood Revival 2014.

1953 Cunningham C4R, Goodwood Revival 2014

1953 Cunningham C4R. Entrant / Driver: Ben Shuckburgh. Goodwood Revival 2014

Ferrari 860 Monza, Goodwood Revival 2014

1956 Ferrari 860 Monza. Entrant: Damazein Auto d’Epoca. Drivers: Max Girardo / Danny Sullivan. Goodwood Revival 2014.

Ecurie Ecosse Jaguar C-Type at Goodwood Revival 2014
Goodbye Goodwood! - Goodwood Revival 2014 -
Jaguar D-Type, Goodwood Revival 2014

1955 Ecurie Ecosse Jaguar D-Type ‘long nose’. Entrant: Frederic Collot. Driver: Fabien Sarrailh. Goodwood Revival 2014.

Ferrari 330GTO, Goodwood Revival 2014

1963 Ferrari 330 GTO. Entrant: Scuderia del Viadotto. Drivers: Lukas Hüni / Carlo Vögele. Goodwood Revival 2014.

The largest gathering of Jaguar D-Types in history - Goodwood Revival 2014
Goodwood Revival 2014 - not only cars!
Maserati Birdcage, Goodwood Revival 2014

1960 Maserati Tipo 61 ‘Birdcage’. Entrant: Josef Otto Rettenmaier. Drivers: Josef Otto Rettenmaier / Stephan Rettenmaier. Goodwood Revival 2014.

Ferrari 860 Monza, Goodwood Revival 2014

1956 Ferrari 860 Monza. Entrant: Damazein Auto d’Epoca. Drivers: Max Girardo / Danny Sullivan. Goodwood Revival 2014.

A Maserati 250F seen from the Startline Grandstand at the Goodwood Revival 2014
More than a dozen Maserati 250F on the starting grid! Goodwood Revival 2014
Time travel! Earls Court Motor Show display, Goodwood Revival 2014
Bugatti Type 73C at Goodwood Revival 2014

1947 Bugatti Type 73C. Entrant: Tom Dark. Driver: Martin Greaves. Goodwood Revival 2014.

Jensen Interceptor at DeVere New Place Manor House, Shirrell Heath, England
Drive & Style 2014 Rallye, Classic Days

@ Tüschenbroicher Mühle, during the Drive & Style Rallye, a part of the beautiful Classic Days Schloss Dyck.

Jaguar XK140 Winner Le Mans 1951-3 Badge
1959 Cadillac Cyclone XP 74 by Minichamps

While looking for a present for a friend at the local model store, I couldn’t resist to bring this model home for myself: The 1959 Cadillac Cyclone XP 74 Concept Car, scale 1:18 from the Minichamps American Dream Cars Collection….

upcoming: Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este '14

The most important celebration of automotive beauty on European grounds is going to take place again, at the the grounds of Villa d’Este and the adjacent parkland of Villa Erba in the northern Italian town of Cernobbio. From 23 – 25 May…

Retromobile Paris 2014 - tres vivant!

A walk on Retromobile feels like an excursion on a busy flea market filled with the most desirable objects at every possible corner and booth, at least if you are a car enthusiast. It is a concentration of car passion…

100 Years Maserati at Maastricht Interclassics

The year’s first Classic Car event Interclassics & TopMobiel in Maastricht has grown to a renowned international fair, with very high quality cars, a great variety of international exhibitors and good sales. 2014 is the year of Maserati, celebrating its…

MR Collection: Lamborghini 350 GTV

On the Nuremberg Toy Fair yesterday I spotted this exceptional sculpture of the Lamborghini 350 GTV. The abstract sculpture in scale 1/12 expresses the essence and iconic shape of the first Lamborghini sports car, designed by Franco Scaglione. The sculpture…

Siata Daina SL0330B front graphics - simply beautiful

At Techno Classica Essen 2013 I came across this beautiful face of a 1952 Siata Daina Sport Coupe originally bodied by Bertone. In Essen the car was presented by Touring Superleggera Milano, the company that recently restored this small beauty….

Automobile Masterpieces in Essen

As always, Techno Classica is the overkill regarding classic cars, automobilia, car literature, models, accessories, art and restoration services. Too many interesting vehicles to mention (more than 2500), and a great source for purchasing many of the featured objects on…

Exceptional GP Bugattis in Maastricht

From 11 to 13 January 2013, MECC Maastricht hosted the InterClassics & TopMobiel again, the biggest classic car event in the Benelux. The two leading themes were ‘100 Years of Aston Martin’ and ‘Bugatti Grand Prix Cars’. Exclusively for the…