The Car Show

A 1926 Bentley 3-litre, which was the very first model Bentley ever built. They were very much the muscle car of their time, and Ettore Bugatti once referred to them as the fastest trucks in the world

A 1929 Rolls Royce Phantom I

A 1929 Rolls Royce Phantom I

Another spectacular Minerva, this time a 1929 AK. These elegant land yachts were broadly comparable to Rolls Royce

Another spectacular Minerva, this time a 1929 AK. These elegant land yachts were broadly comparable to Rolls Royce

The 4-cylinder Mercedes 170V was an immensely popular car in it’s time

The 4-cylinder Mercedes 170V was an immensely popular car in it’s time

Before WWII, Belgium was putting out some pretty amazing luxury cars thanks to Minerva. Henry Ford himself was one of their customers. This beauty is a 1930 Minerva AL

1930 Rolls Royce

1930 Rolls Royce

'35 Rolls Royce 20/25 saloon

'35 Rolls Royce 20/25 saloon

I don’t think a single brand bears quite the same level of hypercar mystique as Bugatti. Their long history is littered with cars that were years ahead of their time, and consistently outperformed their rivals. Here’s a 1929 Type 40 Grand Sport touring car

A 1939 Delage D6, built in France right before the Nazis invaded and put a screeching halt on luxury car development and normal life in general

One of 28 Maserati 300S race cars built in the mid-50’s

One of 28 Maserati 300S race cars built in the mid-50’s

Swoopy British sheet metal as far as the eye can see

Swoopy British sheet metal as far as the eye can see

Aston Martin DB5

Aston Martin DB5