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Steenbuck AUTOMOBILES GmbH

Hainholzweg 1 D-21376 Gödenstorf-Lübberstedt

Steenbuck AUTOMOBILES GmbH

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No other than the small manufactory Officine Alfieri Maserati was brave enough in 1963 to put a full-blood sports engine into a luxury limousine. The engine, a V8 with 4.2 liter capacity, came from the race car 450 S and the legendary sports car 5000 GT. That's how the Maserati Quattroporte became the fastest 4-door limousine ...

15 May 2022
Germany

Jaguar’s large saloon, the MK VII, was introduced in 1950. Its marketing coined the slogan “Grace, Space, Pace”, a perfect description of its outstanding attributes. Its detailed design evolved from the MK VIII to the MK IX, its most mature model. Very fast at 220 PS and comfortable as an automatic. A little over ...

11 May 2022
Germany

Porsche started producing the model 356 in 1950. The Roadster body – which Porsche called Speedster – satisfied the demand of the US market. It was supposed to be light, fast and affordable. It is still light and fast although its price has changed dramatically. The Speedster, especially the early Pre-A model, is highly ...

2 May 2022
Germany

After 9 years of the first post-war Bentley, the MK VI / R-Type, the illustrious clientele curiously awaited the successor. In 1955, the Bentley S 1 was introduced. Conservative, with a separate chassis but with a stylish line by John Bentley. The S 1 met the taste of clientele exactly. Noteworthy: more Bentley S 1s were ...

30 Apr 2022
Germany

For BMW, the break at the end of the Second World War was particularly harsh: The car plant in Eisenach was lost, and the plant in Munich was largely dismantled. Nevertheless, the automobile industry was reorganized in Munich in 1951/52. Unfortunately, BMW could hardly make money with the Isetta on the one hand and the ...

29 Apr 2022
Germany

The Jaguar XK 150, available starting in the spring of 1957, was the perfected extension of the XK-series. It was bulkier and more comfortable than its predecessors and was meant to delight customers until the completion of the series E-Type. In March of 1958 the high performing model S was introduced, with 3 carburettors, ...

26 Apr 2022
Germany

The new 230 SL sports car, quickly named “Pagoda” because of the shape of its hardtop, was a multi-talented car. It easily replaced the predecessor 190 SL. But it wasn’t a successor to the famous 300 SL. There was still a gap. The new SL should be a sports two-seater with high performance, optimal handling and high ...

23 Apr 2022
Germany

Since 1976 Porsche 911 models had hot-dip galvanized bodies which allowed it a 6-year anti-rust guarantee. The model year 1977 brought only minor changes and the engines' exhaust output was cleaned. Our Porsche 911 2.7 Coupe is from thee US and clocks in at approx. 96,000 miles. It has been significantly overhauled ...

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22 Apr 2022
Germany

When the new model 180 was introduced in September 1953, a new era began for Daimler-Benz. The integral pontoon body took over from pre-war constructions (chassis with screwed on top body). At the Geneva Auto Salon in March 1954, the six-cylinder models also finally came with the modern body types. The 220 a with 85 hp ...

19 Apr 2022
Germany

It is not a well-known fact that two Germans, Siegfried Bettmann and Mauritz Johann Schulte founded the New Triumph Cycle Co. Ltd. in 1887 in Coventry. They made their first car in 1923, at the time named the Type 10/20. In the 1930s, Triumph made a name for itself with well-equipped, sporty mid-range cars. It competed ...

19 Apr 2022
Germany

When the Mercedes 300 d was introduced in August 1957, the smaller models already had self-supporting bodies but the large Mercedes “Adenauer” had remained conservative. The new model designation W 189 made it clear, however, that many changes were really a completely new construction. The new body was named “hardtop ...

18 Apr 2022
Germany

With the introduction of the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow at the end of 1965, the manufacturer of luxury cars entered the modern era. It took some time until a coupé and a convertible were on offer again. The automobile exhibition 1967 in Frankfurt (Germany) set the stage for the Drophead Coupé by Mulliner Park Ward. The ...

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18 Apr 2022
Germany

With the introduction of the new Porsche 901 in 1963, which was then called the 911, Porsche’s success story went uphill. In each model year, there were refinements in equipment and technology, which did not dampen the buying mood of customers. From 1970, the new development chief Ferdinand Piëch got involved. The engines ...

17 Apr 2022
Germany

The English brand Sunbeam launched in 1905. In the 1920s Sunbeam was part of Sunbeam-Talbot-Darracq until Roots took over in 1935. Their successful sports cars continued to be available but after 1945 the focus was more on small limousines. At the end of the 1950s a rumor emerged that there would finally be another sports ...

15 Apr 2022
Germany

The gorgeous, open two-seater Mercedes 190 SL, a child of the German “Wirtschaftswunder”, was primarily designed for the lucrative American market. The typical Mercedes ingredients were solid large series technology with a beautifully designed body while still being fit for everyday driving. This came at a price and ...

15 Apr 2022
Germany

The Jaguar XK 120 was a sensation at the London Motor Show in 1948. The designation “XK 120” pointed to the top speed of 120 mph = 193 km/h. An unbelievable pace at the the time. The Roadster has been successfully developed even further from there, ending up with the last development stage of the XK 150. Produced from ...

14 Apr 2022
Germany