Motorclassica 2015

Longhood

Great to see Motorclassica continue to thrive. Tonnes of manufacturer support this year, with stands from Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Porsche, Jaguar, Alfa-Romeo, Maserati, Citroen, Ferrari… Without a stable motorshow in Australia, Motorclassica seems to hit a sweet spot for showcasing these historic marques to their most enthusiastic followers and customers.

Special mention to BMW for having two concepts on display: their 3.0 CSL Hommage concept and M4 GTS concept; Mercedes-Maybach for showcasing their new S600; and Porsche for bringing a 991 GT3 RS to the show.

Porsche 911 yum SWB 911 goodness
Porsche longhood x short-wheelbase goodness
BMW K100 JPS Wulf Sports
1985 BMW K100 JPS Wulf Sports

Proper period BMW Australia one-of-two special models commissioned to celebrate BMW’s 1985 ATCC championship.

Hercules Wankel Solo
1976 Hercules Wankel Solo

Because who doesn’t like a rotary bike. Loud pipes save lives!

Lava Orange!
Lava Orange Porsche 991 GT3 RS
GT3 RS
Porsche 991 GT3 RS Lava Orange
McLaren F1
McLaren F1
Australia's sole McLaren F1

Can’t ever get enough of this car. There’s only one McLaren F1 in Australia and it’s been here since new.

GT2 and GT3 RS GT2 and 991 GTS
Pinnacle 997/991 goodness
Ferrari 512bb Lamborghini Muira
Ferrari 288 GTO

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Ferrari 288 GTO. Phwwaarrrrr
Ferrari 288 GTO and F40 Ferrari Testarossa and Lamborghini Muira
Ferrari F40
Ferrari F40

Looking forward to seeing far more F40’s on the road in Oz now they’re old enough to be registered in LHD.

Lamborghini LP400 - Side
Lamborghini LP400 - Front Lamborghini LP400 - Rear
Lamborghini Countach LP400 'Periscopo'

Love this thing, utterly perfect.

Porsche 959
Porsche 959

Great to see this 959 road-registered, has been spotted a few times on the road in and around Melbourne. Like the F40, now old enough to be registered in LHD.

Lancia Fulvia Sport Lancia Fulvia Sport
Lancia Stratos Lancia Stratos
A pair of Lancias
BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage Concept and E9 3.0 CSL BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage Concept and E9 3.0 CSL
BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage Concept and an original E9 3.0 CSL

The CSL concept almost looks ok wearing the BMW Motorsport livery. Those kidney grills though 😳

BMW M1
BMW M1
BMW M1

Would love to run one of these. Great to see this car around the traps in Melbourne. RHD conversion completed by BMW UK apparently.

BMW M4 GTS Concept BMW M4 GTS Concept
BMW M4 GTS Concept
BMW M4 GTS Concept

I liked this thing far more than I thought I would. Those OLED tails have to be seen to be believed, can’t wait to see more applications of these. This car was in town for the MotoGP and Motorclassica before it is whisked off to the Tokyo Motor Show next week.

Shelby Mustang
Bentley Blower
Bentley Blower
Bentley Blower

Just me or would this look a million times better with just a little patina? Looked factory fresh.

Mercedes-AMG GT S
Touring Outlaw engine
F54 Clubman Debut
Australian debut for the new MINI Clubman (F54)

Really liked this. Spent far too much time in and around it. Hmmmm.

Deus x BMW
Deus x BMW R nineT

Deus x BMW Motorrad collab, brilliant little bike. More info… Even more…

Chrysler Ghia ST Special Coupe
Chrysler Ghia ST Special Coupe Chrysler Ghia ST Special Coupe
1955 Chrysler Ghia ST Special Coupe

This thing! Ultimate cruiser.

Ferrari 250 GT Lusso
1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso, over the top restoration!
Bristol 406 Zagato Bristol 406 Zagato
1959 Bristol 406 Zagato Close Coupled Coupe

Big soft spot for Bristols and Zagatos, so this thing is perfect.

Bunch of Bugattis