2016 Geneva International Motor Show – Part 3: Premium fill up

The most visually appealing cars of a motor show are obvisously the premium brands. The automotive industry is going through major shifts these days and will continue to do so for the coming five to ten years. So how are the premium brands holding up? After all, they are the ones that show as the … More 2016 Geneva International Motor Show – Part 3: Premium fill up

2016 Geneva International Motor Show – Part 2: The come backs

I’ve been going to the Geneva Motor Show for almost as long as I know that I have a passion for cars. This year, though, was special. As mentioned in the first part, the last couple of shows did feel as exciting to me as they used to. This year however, I felt as though … More 2016 Geneva International Motor Show – Part 2: The come backs

2016 Geneva International Motor Show – Part 1: Industry trends

Introduction – On neutral ground So, the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show at the Palexpo exhibition center closes it’s doors at the end of this weekend. Although I consider myself as a regular visitor of the show, I got a bit bored in recent years: Lots of people, lots of noise, it’s always hot and … More 2016 Geneva International Motor Show – Part 1: Industry trends

2008 Porsche 997 “Turbo Cabriolet” – 1/18 NOREV model car

History of the car The Porsche 997 model generation was launched in 2004 and was on sale till the end of 2012. This “Turbo Cabriolet” or convertible model, was part of the first generation 997, before it got a major overhaul in July 2008. Porsche officially launched the 997 Turbo in June 2006. The convertible … More 2008 Porsche 997 “Turbo Cabriolet” – 1/18 NOREV model car

2009 Porsche 997 “Carrera 4S” – 1/18 NOREV model car

Porsche, for some a simple German surname. For others, it’s a byword for precision driving, exceptional road handling, a signature styling and unparalleled reliability. Here’s a review about the facelifted 997 “Carrera 4S”. History of the car The Porsche 997 model generation was launched in 2004 and was on sale till the end of 2012. … More 2009 Porsche 997 “Carrera 4S” – 1/18 NOREV model car

Autobau Erlebniswelt Romanshorn – Part 1: Introduction

From alcohol to fuel The brick buildings in which “Autobau” is located today belonged originally to the Federal Alcohol Administration in Romanshorn, Switzerland. In 1996, the Federation lost the exclusive right and a couple of years later the buildings were assigned to the town of Romanshorn. Fredy Lienhard, a Swiss entrepreneur as well as race … More Autobau Erlebniswelt Romanshorn – Part 1: Introduction