The early cars were very popular and earned some rave reviews; one magazine described the car as a tin-top version of a Lotus 7. It was 'THE car' for many enthusiasts.
Italian cars are renowned for being stylish and full of flair, but how well do you know them?
Christened 'Pagoda' after their distinctive cabin shape, these SL models were amongst the best-loved sports-tourers of their day and continue to be highly sought after by collectors.
The very existence of the 320 was a tribute to how far Mercedes-Benz had come since German financiers forced the merger of Daimler and Benz to survive the economic chaos after World War I.
A six-cylinder engine with direct injection, finned Alfin brakes, independent suspension and streamlined body, the 300 SL was shaped by the race track into a timeless beauty.
The spiritual successor to the legendary Renualt 5 Turbo 3-litre V6, the Clio V6 Sport is a mid-engined, rear wheel drive monster. Make no mistake, this will be a future classic.
When it comes to the 911, ask any 'Porschephile' for their opinion as to which was the greatest racing 911 ever built and quickly you will become used to hearing the acronym 'RSR'.
Not even Jaguar's founder, Sir William Lyons, could have predicted the impact of the Jaguar E-Type. In 1961 the new Jaguar stole hearts with its timelessly beautiful design backed by staggering performance.
Examples of this strikingly handsome, startlingly fast, and much under-rated Ferrari Gran Turismo model are rare even by Ferrari standards.
One of only 99 built, from the Mercedes-Benz Factory, and offered directly from Daimler AG with all benefits to be donated to the charity 'Laureus sport for good foundation.'