Model of the car: Auto Union Type-C, 1936-1937

After losing his job as technical director of German carmaker Steyr in 1930, the renowned Dr. Ferdinand Porsche finally decided to open his own car engineering consultancy. His timing was unfortunate because the world was reeling from economic recession, but between commissions, Porsche and his chief designer Karl Rabe weren’t idle. Keep Reading

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