|Pics & vids: Schloß Dyck Classic Days 2009|
In the first weekend of August, the 4th annual Classic Days were held at Schloß Dyck in Germany. Roaring engines, wining turbos and squeeling tires were to be heard around the closed track while the peaceful botanic gardens provided a very nice scenery for the Concours d’Elegance "Jewels in the Park". See the Concours' entry list here.
Our main interest was, of course, with the coachbuilt Jewels.
1912 Delaunay-Belleville HP6 Coupe de Ville by Belvalette
1964 Opel Kadett A Spider by Italsuisse
Dr. Paefgen's 1955 Bentley S1 Convertible by Graber
1948 Delahaye 135M Cabriolet by Graber
Best of Show: Albert Lemaire's 1939 Bugatti T57C 'Aravis' by Letourneur & Marchand
Not a very pretty sight: 1966 Fiat 2300S Coupe, Geneva Show prototype by Michelotti
Mr. Lopresto's 1949 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Coupe Speciale, one-off by Pininfarina
Sweet little 1951 Simca 8 Sport Coupe by Pininfarina
1936 Armstrong Siddeley HP25 Drop Head Coupe by Tickford
COACHBUILD.com visiter and forum member Bruno Costers showed his Tuescher bodied 1937 Chrysler P4 Convertible
Wonderful one-off 1937 Bentley 4 1/4 Ltr Sedanca by Van Vooren
COACHBUILD.com visitor Hans van Eeuwijk proudly displayed his unique 1937 Derby Bentley 4 1/4 Ltr Drop Head by Vesters & Neirinck
Michelotti designed, Vignale built 1952 Lancia Aurelia B52 one-off
One of approximately 329 Triumphs Italia 2000 Coupe built by Vignale
The Concours' results can be seen here.
Those of you who attended this event are invited to share your written and/or illustrated impressions at the forum.
And here are some videos of which the first is created by Wim te Riet.
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