World best cars by Jordi Vilaró

Volkswagen Karmann Ghia. Orange version from 1971

The Volkswagen Karmann Ghia is a sports car marketed in 2+2 coupe (1955–1974) and 2+2 convertible (1957–1974) body styles by Volkswagen. Internally designated the Type 14, the Karmann Ghia combined the chassis and mechanicals of the Type 1 (Beetle) with styling by Italy’s Carrozzeria Ghia and hand-built bodywork by German coachbuilding house Karmann.

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Th. Schneider 10 HP Grand Sport Torpedo Weymann from 1926

Th. Schneider 10 HP Grand Sport Torpedo Weymann from 1926, four cylinders, 1954 cc, 50 HP, 115 km/h.

The Société anonyme des automobiles Th. Schneider was registered at Besançon (France) on 16 June 1910. Vehicle production finally ended early in 1930, some ten months after the company’s second declaration of bankruptcy, in March 1929.

A significant proportion …

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Hispano-Suiza Coupe Chauffeur J12 from 1934 by Kellner

Hispano-Suiza Coupe Chauffeur J12 from 1934, 12 cylinders, 9424 cc, 200 HP, 140 km/h. It was one of the fastest luxury cars from that period. Bodied by Kellner.

The Kellner Coachbuilding Company, founded by George Kellner, began creating custom bodies for carriages in 1861.

Georges Kellner Jr. is credited as being the creator of the ‘torpedo’ body …

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