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Classics, from the autobahn to the used car lot in Queens

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 02:06

Reuters Managing Editor Paul Ingrassia checks out the classic cars on display at the Concours d'Elegance in Carmel, California.

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Welcome to classic car week on the Monterey Peninsula in California. I'm here in downtown Carmel. At the toward elegance it's a parade of cars that will be on display Sunday on the Pebble Beach golf course. I'm here with -- Walter -- -- Walter tell us about your car. Well cars in 1954. Seattle. Eleven -- body hoops that were built well. There -- pitch to about five or six this -- fight here in nine states. This was a huge problem queens New York. 55 years ago what would the price would be today if this was on the market -- that it is palms. North of seven figure north of seven figures. Under extremely rare. -- the tough. The bill of sale. I don't know I can do that the -- and -- all the cards not for sale and with me today as Michael bought a Mercedes-Benz. Michael could you tell us about your car. Well so we in the flight forty K with streamlined ability from 19381930. It -- 238 it's that one off. -- -- -- which schools -- initially built for a raise from Berlin and Germany to Rome Italy. In 93 TH which never happened due to the political situation in Europe in those -- and this in this car is now housed at the museum. Because in the museum boy in the -- department runs you know Mercedes-Benz headquarters in Stuttgart. Has been set for the Stuttgart Germany and we bring the car and different than this is the first time off to the reconstruction. Rebuilding and restoration of this car. And that this is the first -- -- -- -- -- speech. It's we'll speak. That's wonderful thank you Michael. And Paul Ingrassia. This is orders.

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Classics, from the autobahn to the used car lot in Queens

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 02:06