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I start the collection in the year 1969 with two vehicles owned by mi father : AMILCAR and FIAT BALILLA. These vehicles were restored in our workshops in Barcelona. My first vehicle was the AUSTIN HEALEY SPRITE, wich it acqui- red in 1974 in a perfect state of conservation. In 1979 buy the MGB ROADSTER in very poor condition and res- tore in Talleres Cayma from Mataro (Barcelona). Buy the MGB GT in Dietikon (Switzerland) in 1987 completely shattered. Transfer it to our workshop in Barcelona, where re- built it. Also buy in Switzerland (1987) the TRIUMPH TR7 wich in very good condition.
The TRIUMPH TR4 buy in France in the year 1989 , and was completly restored in a Workshop in the french city of Perpignan. In 1999 i buy the SUNBEAM ALPINE in Auto storica from Barcelona. The car was completly restored in our exclusive workshop. In 1991 bought the PORSCHE 911 S in the Official Porsche Barcelona Dealer. The car some small repairs in perfect condition. The PORSCHE 912 was in very bad condition, being resto- red in Thuir (France). Later in Barcelona we prepare it for racing car in circuits and rallies. Buy the BMW in 1996 , wich was painted in a workshop from Barcelona.
Francisco Cerdan (my co-driver) and i bought the ALFA ROMEO 1900 in Buenos Aires (Argentina), with intention to participate in the Carrera Panamericana (from Guatemala to Mexico and USA), but non come to participate. Cerdan and i buy the SEAT 124 SPORT in order to prepare it to run on circuits and rallies. Car was fully repaired in Servicio Letamendi in Barcelona.It was subsequently prepared by Termens Competicio, for racing. The RENAULT 5 TURBO was the first car that i collect my son Josep. It was restored in the workshop of his friends. (Year 2001) The HYUNDAI COUPE, buy it in Hyundai Spain, and was tuned with the body kit of ASD and the accerories from 216 Performance Products.
My wife Eli buy the MAZDA MIATA MX5 on an official dealer of the Brand. Brand New.Car equipped with oversize alloy wheels 216 Performance Products. My son Josep buy the MITSUBISHI EVO V to Javier Buch, with very few kilometers and in veri good condition.The car equiped with Parotech alloy wheels and Yokohama Tires.(Oversize) The HONDA CIVIC TYPE R was purchased new bymy son Josep in a official Dealer Honda in Spain, at then equipped wit oversize alloy wheels Parotech , and Yokohama tires. The LADA NIVA and the SUZUKI SJ20 , were two vehicles prepared to participate in trials and raids in the 1990s.
Restoration process of the vehicles
Concentrations,events and rallies
AMILCAR TYPE HCD
AMILCAR TYPE HCD - 1924 The firts offering was a small cyclear; designed by Jules Salomon and Edmond Movet, it bore a striking resemblance to the pre-war Le Zebre.Next was the 903 cc ,wich was available in two further ver- sions; the CS was a sport version while the C$ was family car. The side valve engine had splash lubrication and came with a three gear box. The famous model of all was the CGS Grand Sport of 1924; this featured a 1074 cc sv engine and four wheel brakes.
PRODUCTION 1921-1940 BODY STYLE Tulipe ENGINE 1093 cm3 TRANSMISSION 3-speed manual MX.SPEED 95 km/h TIRES 710 x 90
FIAT BALILLA 508
FIAT BALILLA 508 - 1935 The 508 was a car introduced by FIAT in 1932. It effectively Replaced the 509, although production of the earlier model Had ceased back in 1929. It had a three-speed transmission (increased to four in 1934) seated four and had a top speed Of abaout 50 mph (80 km/h). It sold for 10800 lire. About 113 Thousand were produced, a large part of them in the factory In Poland.
PRODUCTION 1932-1937 BODY STYLE Coupe ENGINE straight -4 995 cc TRANSMISSION 3-speed manual LENGTH 3140 (123.6 in) WIDTH 1400 mm (55.1 in) HEIGHT 1530 mm (60.2 in) CURB WEIGHT 685 kg (1510 lb)
AUSTIN HEALEY SPRITE
AUSTIN HEALEY SPRITE MK I - 1960 The AUSTIN HEALEY SPRITE is a small open sports car that was annoumced to the press in Montecarlo by the British Motor Corporation (BMC) on 20 May 1958, just before that years Mo- naco Grand Prix. The SPRITE was designed by the Donald Hl. Motor Company, wich received a royalty payment from the manufacturers BMC.The SPRITE was made at the MG sports cars factory at Abingdon and it was inevitable that the success of the design would spawn an MG version known as the Midget.
PRODUCTION 1958-1961 48987 made BODY STYLE 2-door roadster ENGINE A-series 43 HP WHEELBASE 2032 mm (80.0 in) LENGHT 3480 mm (137.0i n) WIDTH 1346 mm (53.0 in) HEIGHT 47,25 in (1200 mm) with hood up DESIGNER Donald Healey
MGB ROADSTER 1966 The roadster was the first of the MGB range to produced.The body was a pure two seater but a small rear seat was a rare option at one point. By making better use of space the MGB was able to offer more passanger and luggage acommoda- tion than the earlier MGA while being 3 inches (75 mm) shorter overall.The suspension was also softer,giving a smoother ride and the larger engine gave a slightly higher top speed.Wheel diametrer dropped from 15 to 14 inches.
PRODUCTION 1962-1980 399070 made. BODY STYLE 2-door roadster ENGINE 1798 cc 1.8 l WHEELBASE 2312 mm (91.0 in) LENGHT 3886 mm (153.0 in) WIDTH 1524 mm (60.0in) HEIGHT 1219 mm (48.0in)
MGB GT 1967 (CALIFORNIAN SPECIFICATIONS)
The fixed roof MGB GT was introduced in Oct. 1965.Production continued until 1980,thougt expport to the US ceased in 1.974. The MGB GT sported a ground-breaking greenhouse designed by Pininfarina and launched the sporty hatchback style. acceleration of the GT was lightly slower than that of the Roadster due to its increased weight.top speed improved by 5mph (8 hm/h) to 105 mph (170 km/h) due to better aerodyna- mics.
PRODUCTION 1965-1980 125282 un BODY STYLE 2- door hatchback coupe ENGINE 1798 cc 1.8 l WHEELBASE 2312 mm (91.0 in) LENGHT 3886 mm (153.0 in) WIDTH 1524 mm (60.0in) HEIGHT 1238 mm (48.7in)
TRIUMPH TR7 - 1976
The TRUMPH TR7 is a sports cars manufactured from sep- tember 1974 to october 1981 by The Triumph Motor company in the United Kingdom. It was initially produced at the Speke Liverpool factory, moving to Canley,Coventry in 1978 and then Finally to the Rover Solihull plant in 1980. The car was launched in the United States in january 1975 with its UK home market debut in May 1976.The uK laubch was delayed al least twice because of high demand for the vehicle in the US. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
PRODUCTION 1975-1981 BODY STYLE 2- door coupe ENGINE