World best cars by Jordi Vilaró

Vintage cars: the Cadillac V-16 (also known as the Cadillac Sixteen) was Cadillac’s top-of-the-line model from its January 1930 launch until 1940

Vintage cars: the Cadillac V-16 (also known as the Cadillac Sixteen) was Cadillac’s top-of-the-line model from its January 1930 launch until 1940. The V16 powered car was a first in the United States, both extremely expensive and exclusive, with all chassis finished to custom order. Only 4076 were constructed in its 11-year run, with the …

More
World best cars by Jordi Vilaró

Rare cars: Minerva model S. The Belgian company “Minerva” since 1910 has specialized in production of the vehicles with valveless engine by Charles Yale Knight

Rare cars: Minerva model S. The Belgian company “Minerva” since 1910 has specialized in production of the vehicles with valveless engine by Charles Yale Knight. The Knight engine was an internal combustion engine, designed by American Charles Yale Knight (1868-1940), that used sleeve valves instead of the more common poppet valve construction.

Minerva Cars of this …

More
World best cars by Jordi Vilaró

Funny cars: The Heinkel Kabine Troyan 200

Funny cars: The Heinkel Kabine Troyan 200. The model was a microcar designed by Heinkel Flugzeugwerke and built by them from 1956 to 1958. Production was transferred under licence to Dundalk Engineering Company in Ireland in 1958. However, the licence was withdrawn shortly afterwards due to poor quality control. Production restarted in 1960, again under …

More