The Vintage & Classic Car Collection is one of it’s kind in India and located in the city of Jodhpur. The grand limousines and cars showcased in the Collection belong to the House of Mewar and are still in perfect running condition. Visitors are privy to the display of the magnificent Rolls-Royce, 1939 Cadillac open convertibles, rare Mercedes models, 1936 Vauxhall and 1937 Opel models. The Collection has been curated for the benefit of vintage car-lovers from India and around the world. The Maharanas (Maharajas) of Mewar preferred Rolls-Royce or Mercedes vehicles which were customized at their request.Highlights • 1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom used in the Bond film Octopussy • Cadillac convertible that whisked Queen Elizabeth II to the airport in 1961 • A short city tour of Jodhpur in a vintage car
The Spider Tour experience is especially designed for those who want to enjoy the treasures of Chianti on a vintage roadster, a car for true connoisseurs. The car is compact, stylish and extremely comfortable, a model still used in many films and television commercials, which in the 60s was at the height of its success.- Private Tour for couples and small groups- Departure from your location on request- Third-part Insurance- Visit of a typical village + Visit to a winery- Typical tuscan lunch + 3 wine tastings- Return to an agreed meeting point- About 6 hours tour- Languages: Italian, English and Spanish
This tour combines one of man's finest creations (the vintage car of your choosing) with one of natures most amazing visual offerings; Chapman's Peak Drive.Ever heard the saying "They don't make 'em like they used to!"? Well, when you take a seat in one of our vintage cars you'll really understand why. Beautiful chrome details, gorgeous lines, the smell of old leather and a purring motor will remind you of a different era, an era when cars were way cooler.Then there's Chapman's Peak Drive; the most beautiful coastal road in Cape Town, and arguably, the world. The road runs along a winding cliff-side which offers spectacular views of the bay and ocean below. To help really soak in these views, we'll stop-off and enjoy some complimentary wine and dippers. And if you're not excited yet, we've timed this tour around the "Golden hour", that is, just before sunset when the lighting makes things look their best.Still here? Well why haven't you booked yet?!(Cars subject to availability)
Do something different during your time in Krakow and explore the district of Nowa Huta with a local guide. Capture the bohemian spirit of this district on a private 3-hour tour in a vintage Fiat 126pGet an interesting lesson about the history of Nowa Huta and see typical examples of Socialist Realist architecture aboard a Communist-era car. *Explore one of the most interesting and more recent neighborhoods of Krakow*See the typical polish Socialist Realist architecture of Nowa Huta*Learn how the area was planned as a utopian city*Receive personalized attention from your private guideExtend your tour for additional option:*Visit a building of former administration of steelworks and go down to the underground shelter built in preparation for a nuclear war* Go to a civilian shelter prepared in case of attack under former cinema.* See how people used to live in a 50' style appartment
This week on The Best of Car Talk, Marc bought a used Peugeot for $100, and, believe it or not, that wasn't his worst mistake. Now he's got a car he can't drive, and a mechanic who can't get the part, but did obtain cash from Marc's wallet.Elsewhere, Edward needs a monthly subscription to replace his Altima's distributors; Mary's husband insists on leaving the car running while he pumps gas because he's never seen one blow up, perhaps not realizing that's because everyone else turns their cars off; Nigel may be better off not knowing what his mechanic did to get his Mercedes to pass the smog test; and Heather is looking for the perfect practical joke to play on her brother, through his vintage Toyota Supra.All this and more, this week on the Best of Car Talk. [Broadcast Date: August 12, 2019] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/cart/190084/rt_cart_190084_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This week on Car Talk, remember Heather's Volvo that was dying at high altitudes? Tom and Ray get an update on Helmut the Cranky Mechanic, who may have caused the problem. Did he finally 'fess up? Find out on Stump the Chumps. Elsewhere, Elizabeth thought a herd of cows was following her on her summer road trip, until she realized the mooing was coming from her air conditioner; Bruce just learned why you shouldn't buy a used car from your brother; and Wendy's wondering if a vintage Beetle can handle a drive from Kansas to Washington, DC in less than, say, six months. Also, did Tim's drive on washboard roads crush the engine mounts on his wife's Saturn? And, if so, how much laundry does he need to do as penance? All this, and lots more, this week, on Car Talk. [Broadcast Date: August 25, 2012] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/cart/120825/rt_cart_120825_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This week on The Best of Car Talk, Mike and his sons are about to embark on a two-year around the world sailing voyage, but the vintage Land Rover Mike's been restoring won't be much use at sea. Should he sell it or will late-night TV provide the perfect storage solution? Elsewhere, Lisa's wondering how much restitution she's entitled to for allowing her husband to buy a used Corvette; Charlotte's daughter spent $300 on a truck and may have overpaid; and Arnie's Accord's harmonic balancers won't stay balanced. Also, Tom and Ray may need to consult Junk & Wagnalls' encyclopedia to diagnose Sandy's hum. All this and more, this week on the Best of Car Talk. [Broadcast Date: November 19, 2016] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/cart/161119/rt_cart_161119_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This week on Car Talk, why does Michelle have to rock her car violently to get it to start? Tom and Ray have a highly advanced technical explanation, involving Eddie and Edie Electron. Elsewhere, the Magliozzis try to bring holiday peace to two married couples. First, Veronica's husband wants to re-live his childhood by buying a vintage Land Rover that's likely to spend more time sitting in the front yard than moving along the road. Later, Reed's wife wants to use his beloved Ford Bronco to tow her horse trailer. Also, retired mechanic Steve wants to try to change his own timing belt, but is worried about incurring the Wrath of Mom; and Jim's nephew used a bottle to scrape ice off the windshield of Jim's Tercel. Is the solution a buffing, or a bricking? All this, and more, this week on Car Talk. [Broadcast Date: December 21, 2013] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/cart/131221/rt_cart_131221_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Humpty Dumpty in Oakland is a tragedy, a dark comedy, and vintage Philip K. Dick. Al Miller is a self-proclaimed nobody, a used-car salesman with a lot full of junkers. His elderly landlord, Jim Fergessen, has decided to retire and has just cashed in on his property, which includes the lot that Al rents next to Fergessen's garage. Chris Harman is a record-company owner who has relied on Fergessen's for years to fix his Cadillac. When he hears about Jim Fergessen's sudden retirement fund, he tells him about a new realty development that Harman swears is a surefire path to easy wealth. Fergessen sees his chance to finally be a real businessman, well-to-do and respected like Harman. Al is convinced that Harman is a crook out to fleece Fergessen. Even if he doesn't particularly like Fergessen, Al is not going to stand by and watch him get cheated. Only Al's not very good at this, either. Maybe he's not even right. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David de Vries. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/008054/bk_brll_008054_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.