German fare is always well represented, with really impressive displays from smaller firms such as Glas, DKW and Borgward, plus swathes of Mercedes and Porsches, notably a fine set from 914-6 Club. Pick of the rarities was the part-rebuilt 1936 Pourtout 402 Eclipse that belongs to Michael Kreuz of Deutches Peugeot Vorkreigs-Register, as part of the Amicale Peugeot Deutschland display. garage door remote control problems three of these four-seater E4 versions are known to survive. The ‘British Corner’ was tucked at the back of the Mercedes hall and presented some fine fare including a trio of smart Triumph GT6s.
The standout British car, however, was the stunning, cocktail-cabinet-equipped Vignale-bodied 1952 MG TD with the MG Car Club. Auto Union Veteranen featured a sweet DKWJunior, while a Capri convertible took centre stage at Alt-Ford-Freunde as did a gorgeous special with the Topolino Club. The BMW V8 Club showed a tantalising unrestored 3200CS Bertone and the NSU Wankel Spider Club hosted a barnfind example, as well as a pristine rally car and a cutaway rotary engine. GETTING SPORTY AT BEAULIEU 'Austin Seven Sports & Racers' is the theme for the National Austin Seven Rally on 3 July at Beaulieu, which will include a display of rare examples, plus lots of other Sevens and trade stands. For details and garage door remote control problems forms, go to www.
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