1930–1949 years

Racing model of the car: Bluebird, 1935

Bluebird was not one single vehicle but a long series of cars and motor boats used to challenge world speed records. The 350bhp Sunbeam (see pages 46–47)was just one of the early models. Keep Reading

Model of the car: Maybach DS8 Zeppelin, 1931

Wilhelm Maybach partnered Gottlieb Daimler in designing some of the very earliest cars, but in 1907 he went into business with Daimler’s son Karl. Their speciality was building engines for Count Zeppelin’s airships. Keep Reading