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Increasingly sought after worldwide, the 1:18 scale has now become a point of reference, and is greatly appreciated by every generation of collectors and car enthusiasts.

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  • The HY was born in 1948. Post-war France had much need for utility vehicles to help rebuild the country and kick-start the economy. It was under the guidance of Pierre Boulanger that this vehicle appeared, with practicality, solidity and recycling existing parts being its main objectives. It would make many a tradesman happy, along with the national...

  • When the 57 project started, it was Jean, Etore Bugatti's son, who was in charge of the team of designers for the brand. The Coupé SC was a car in its own category, the most expensive of the brand. Its weight was reduced and the aero dynamicity was redesigned to achieve a top speed of 210 km/h. The aluminium panels used for the bodywork were held together...

  • The Mini appeared in 1959, and brought with a revolution for the automobile industry. This compact model was the brain child of Sir Alec Issigonis. Sold by different brands, it would bear the markings of Austin, Morris, Wolseley, Leyland, Innocenti, before eventually finishing up with Rover. When the latter was purchased in 1994 by BMW, it continued its...

  • Everybody knows about the Citroën 2CV: even now, you’ll still see them on the road. For instance, Cochonou (a French food company) still uses the 2CV in the Tour de France, and has done so for the past 20 years! The reaction from the public is the same every time they see the iconic car pass by, distributing goodies and dried sausage during the Tour de...

  • The Peugeot 205 represented in itself the entirety of the Eighties, a time when the three letters ‘GTI’ signified the holy grail of cars. The arrival of the 1.9 L with 130 horsepower made it only more popular with sports car fans. Its chassis worthy of the reputation of the brand allowed it to outrank its competitors. The value of this car remains to this...

  • The professional version of the famous 2CV saw the light of day in 1978. It was equipped with a bicylinder boxer engine of 602 cm3 pushing 35 horsepower, capable of bringing this utility vehicle to a top speed of 102 km/h. This popular small truck proved an instant success within all lines of work, as craftsmen, salesmen and postal services used it. When...

  • As desirable as its cousins bearing the Martini livery, this Porsche 911 2.8 RSR from Kremer Racing in 1973 quickly became the official representative of the Porsche brand in terms of endurance. At the beginning of the season in 1973, the Kremer stables received two new Porsche 911 RSR. The duo quickly became a force to be reckoned with, being leaps and...

  • The 4LF4 came out almost at the same time as the 4L. They would experience their careers in parallel, and the utility version adopted all the evolutions that made its little sister a success. The van competed with 2CV vans to replace the aging Juvaquatre station wagon. From the sedan, it shares the front, the engines, and most of the finishes. The 4LF4...

  • The famous utility truck that all of France knows as the "4L Fourgonnette", was the preferred tool of all the country's workers. It became over the years a real emblem, a vehicle favoured by postmen, public services, and craftsmen. Very practical with its volume and compact size, it was quickly adopted by Renault garages who saw in it the ideal tool for...

  • In 1982, all the hopes of France in motorsports laid on the shoulders of one single young Frenchman named Alain Prost. After 3 seasons of F1, he decided to take a break with the support of his employer Renault and a tobacco company, the pilot's personal sponsor. Prost and Renault therefore decided to enter the Var Rally using a Renault 5 Turbo, an...

  • The Steyr Puch 500 is certainly the rarest 500 in existence. During the 60's the Austrian manufacturer Steyr-Puch tried to make the leap towards the automobile. After trying to design their own mini car, the Austrian forged a partnership with Fiat. An agreement was then concluded and Fiat sold to Steyr several Italian Fiat 500 frames, the latter of whom...

  • You might know Jägermeister as a famous German liquor. However, they have also been a major sponsor for a number of European and American pilots since the seventies, with their ever-distinctive orange livery emblazoned on the cars. In 1992, Armin Hahne was behind the wheel of a BMW E30 for the third consecutive season – the same car driven by Roberto...

  • This Porsche 356 PRE A was a competition model, engaged in 1953 on the famous "Carrera Panamericana" race. This race in Mexico had the reputation of being the most dangerous in the world. The car was driven by British driver Jacqueline Evans, of Mexican origin. This unique copy was then decorated in the colors of Eva Perron, first lady of Argentina and a...

  • Ferry Porsche, son of Ferdinand and the creator of the Ladybug could not find a sports car that suited him. He decided to build it himself with the objective of the best possible weight / power ratio for a reasonable price. In 1948, the car was homologated and gave birth to the Porsche legend. The 356 PRE A was equipped with an aluminum dress to reduce...

  • Caroll Shelby was a Texan pilot who was forced to stop his career in 1960 at the age of 37, due to health concerns. Thus began a dream of his to produce the ultimate American sports car, capable of competing with the likes of Ferrari and Porsche. First, the chassis, that he found with the English manufacturer AC Bristol. Associated to a Ford V8, the car...

  • The Alpine A310 was the last Alpine designed under the guidance of Jean Rédélé. The objective of the car was to offer a less radical sports car than the Berlinette that could be used in day-to-day life. With its atypical profile, the A310 stands for everything that the Seventies came to represent. In 1982 it was commercialised with a Pack GT including...

  • As always with Porsche, when the German manufacturer associates 3 letters with the 911, one can only expect the best performances possible. With this RSR, you will get a glimpse at the heart of the Porsche legend. The model is all about efficiency with an air-cooled Flat 6 pushing 330 horsepower. The soundtrack is at as impressive as the accelerations,...

  • So as to go beyond the single car in the brand stereotype of the Beetle, Volkswagen made several gambles during the seventies. Amongst these was a new compact car presented in 1973, designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro. Its success was instantaneous, and the Golf became a landmark for compact sedan hatchbacks with its GTI version boosting the brand with its...

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