From carpentry to mechanics

The Mechanists Interview and photographs by Jasper Schwering Hi Alex, would you like to introduce yourself? Who are you and what do you do for a living? Hi, I’m Alex(ander) Frisse-Bremann, I’m a trained carpenter and I live in Neumarkt, Bavaria. Since 2012 I’ve been working for NAKATANENGA. Initially I was involved in building their…

Lines with no time

Porsche 917  Ferrari 330 GTO The world of vintage cars is always exclusive. Because everything that you can re-live is something unique that in one way or another brings back memories and emotions in our souls. But there are some cars that, in addition to having marked our hearts, have established a very precise era…

The Rolls Royce of Motorcycle

Thomas Edward Lawrence on his Brough SS100 talking to George Brough.Adventurer T.E. Lawrence – war hero Lawrence of Arabia – was the company’s most valuable publicity asset. (he did own seven of the machines.) Noted for their loping V-twin engines and tapered tanks, they were lightning-fast and only for the brave. As Lawrence said: “A…

3.0 Coupe Sport Leicht (Light)

Creative homologation at its best. The BMW engineers solution to the marketing departments requirements was to develop a limited production run ‘homologation special’ to meet the constrictive framework of the group 2 racing class regulations. By removing the trim, using thinner steel for the main body-shell, aluminium alloy for the doors, bonnet and boot lid;…

Ciao Carlo Riva

Carlo Riva ” I watched the sun come up and go down over the course of many years on board my yachts; today, I look back on my magnificent run with a sense of nostalgia.” 1922-2017  A man who made big waves in his industry.

911 do it all

Multitask ”The 911 is the only car that you can drive from an African safari to Le Mans, then to the theatre and onto the street of New York.” Ferdinand Porsche