Category Archives: The Colby Cars

Jack Colby now has two classics of his own, and lusts after a whole lot more. Each of his cases features a different classic which has become dear to his heart. Others appear during the course of the stories. Here they are:

The Mercedes Benz S500

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is a series of the largest sedans produced by Mercedes-Benz, a division of Daimler AG. The S-Class, a product of nine lines of Mercedes-Benz models dating since the mid-1950s, has ranked as the world’s best-selling luxury flagship … Continue reading

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The Lagonda DB 2.6

The first new automobile produced by Lagonda after its purchase by David Brown in 1947 was the 2.6-litre. It was named for the new high-tech straight-6 engine which debuted with the car. The so-called Lagonda Straight-6 engine was designed by … Continue reading

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The 1935 Auburn 851 SC Boattail Speedster

This beauty is the car featured in Classic Calls the Shots. Nineteen thirty-five could be considered Auburn’s classic year with the addition of a supercharged straight-eight for the 851 series and the strikingly beautiful boattailed Speedster body refined by Gordon … Continue reading

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The 1935 Horch

In Classic Calls the Shots, although the Alburn is the star, three other cars have a role as ‘background extras’. The Horch was a prestigious German marque of the 1920s and 30s, one of the four brands that were incorporated … Continue reading

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The 1935 Bentley Silent Sports

In the 1920s, Bentleys enjoyed numerous racing and record-breaking successes, most notably five victories at Le Mans!  But the cost of all this was massive losses and the company was bailed out by millionaire adventurer and Bentley racing driver Woolf … Continue reading

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