The famous Bothwell Collection is to be auctioned

The famous Bothwell Collection is to be auctioned

The Bothwell Collection is on sale. Bonhams will be auctioneering around 50 pre-war race cars and some horse-drawn streetcars on Saturday, November 11th in Los Angeles, California.

Collector Lindley and his wife Anne Bothwell made their fortune growing oranges in California. They were avid classic car collectors and were, in fact, classic car pioneers. They

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Real Italian jeeps

Real Italian jeeps

Somehow we don’t think of Italians cars when four wheel drive vehicles are the subject. But the Italians have produced several Jeep-like vehicles. You thought the Alfa Romeo Stelvio was new? No way, in the fifties Alfa Romeo already had a 4WD in production, the Matta. It was even used by the Italian army for

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A rare youngtimer Maserati

A rare youngtimer Maserati

Between 1988 and 1993, when Maserati was owned by Alejandro de Tomaso, they built the Karif sports car. Well, they built just 250 of them. This one here is a rare RHD example, one of 25 in total produced. In those days, Maserati’s main product was the Biturbo in several different versions. The Karif, named

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A Peugeot 504 and another Peugeot 504

A Peugeot 504 and another Peugeot 504

The Peugeot 504 was a sturdy, comfortable and rather elegant family saloon in its day. Most of them were sold new in Europe and then granted a second life in Africa. Not many of them have survived in Europe, at least not as many as 404’s. But you can still find 504s in countries like

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A rare Mercedes-Benz stationwagon

A rare Mercedes-Benz stationwagon

We found this classic Mercedes-Benz stationwagon in Indonesia. Clearly, this 180 Diesel from 1959 has seen better days. But on the other hand, it’s still with us. And that is a good thing, as this is a rare stationwagon-version of the famous 1950’s pontoonmodel of Mercedes. Stationwagons, or kombi’s as they were often called in

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