Audi: 1937 Horch 853 Voll & Ruhrbeck Sport Cabriolet


Wat is er eigenlijk mooier voor Audi om ook met de eer te strijken op de Pebble beach concours, tijdens hun 100 jarige bestaan.
Met deze uit 1937 afkomstige Horch 853 Voll & Ruhrbeck Sport Cabriolet.

Eigenaar Robert M. Lee of Sparks stond heerlijk met de eer te pronken. Vijf jaar was er over gedaan om het geheel te restaureren. Aan de 5 liter 8 cilinder in lijn Cabriolet op korte wielbasis.

En lees hier het persbericht;

A 1937 Horch 853 Voll & Ruhrbeck Sport
Cabriolet, owned by Robert M. Lee of Sparks, Nev., was named “Best of Show” at the 59th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance held Sunday along the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links®. Proceeds from raffles, auctions, sponsorships and gate receipts helped contribute more than $1 million to charity for the fourth consecutive year.

“The Horch has wonderful lines, a great proven chassis and all the beauty that make it the whole package,” said Lee, who also won best of show at Pebble Beach in 2006. “Pebble Beach is the greatest car show in the world and winning here is indescribable. It’s been a wonderful day for us here and I have the best team to thank for making it happen.”

Competitors from 30 states and 19 countries brought their prized automotive possessions to the California’s Monterey Peninsula for judging in 28 classes. “This Horch is an incredibly beautiful open car with stunning styling,” said Concours Chairman Sandra Button. “It’s very Teutonic, but also almost

In 1935, the Horch Company, founded by August Horch in 1899, introduced a new model with a 5-liter, straight-eight engine called the Horch 850. The shorter wheelbase 853 model, which won Best of Show today, was very popular among Germany’s rich and famous, offering luxury at a very competitive price. The last Horch was built in 1958.

Via : Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Met dank aan PJ voor de tip.

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