In the realm of classic automobile engineering, few terms resonate with as much significance as „matching numbers“. This seemingly simple concept, in reality, embodies the intricate fusion of design integrity, historical authenticity, and engineering exactitude. For enthusiasts, collectors, and engineers alike, matching numbers serve as a testament to a vehicle’s pedigree and provenance.
At just 30 years of age, she’s a member of the jury of the prestigious Concorso d’Eleganza competition, and her expertise in classic cars is in high demand the world over. Engineer Laura Kukuk marches to the beat of her own drum in the traditional automotive scene.
Guide: 5 TIPS HOW TO MAXIMIZE YOUR CARS VALUE. In the intricate symphony of engineering and design that defines the world of automobiles, ensuring that your prized possession retains (or even appreciates in) its value is a task that calls for diligence, expertise, and a discerning eye. With decades of engineering and restoration experience, Ingenieurbüro Kukuk elucidates five pivotal strategies to augment the value of your automobile.
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100th Anniversary: The Le Mans Classic is, of course, devoted entirely to sports cars unlike other major historic meetings such as Goodwood, Silverstone or Laguna Seca. The main body of the meeting is what the French called the Plateau, the six groups for cars of defined periods, starting with 1923 to 1939. Each of the six groups raced three times during the two days - once on Saturday, then in the night and again on Sunday. Most had an astounding grid of over seventy cars.
The classic form of the event ended in 1952. In the mid-1980s it was revived, and today it is run by German manufacturer BMW.
A magnificent place to work
The spectrum ranged from rarities from the 1920s, a time when aesthetics started influencing car design in addition to functional considerations, to the spectacularly designed hypercars from the future. As part of the jury, we spend months before the event meticulously researching each car and documenting our findings. Obviously, we focus on the groups or cars assigned to us and exchange information among our jury group.
The ICE St.Moritz is a very different event, a refreshing concours. A completely magical environment where drivers, collectors, and just plain car enthusiasts enjoy a late winter day in the sunshine, surrounded by the landscape and atmosphere that only St.Moritz, at the top of the world, is able to offer.
Visit RETRO CLASSICS®, the world's largest and most beautiful meeting place for lovers of automotive legends from days long gone as well as classic car gems of tomorrow. Exhibitors from many parts of the world will present precious rarities worth seeing from all eras of automotive history in an extravagant ambience.