The Audi Quattro is 40 years old.
An excellent opportunity for Autoworld-Brussels to highlight some fifteen models of this sporty car that caused a sensation at the 1980 Geneva Motor Show.
It was in fact there that Audi for the first time revealed the Coupé Quattro, an unprecedented coupé, powerful and sporty (200 BHP/147 kW), with four-wheel drive, a propulsion concept hithert...
The names Mazda and Hiroshima are inseparable. Having just commemorated the 75th anniversary of the bombing of the Japanese city, the Mazda company in the meanwhile is celebrating its centenary this year. Its history remains closely linked to its home town. Mazda originally was a manufacturer of cork. In the aftermath of the Second World War, the company was faced with the challenge of its reconst...
Created in 1919, following the First World War, Gillet is the third of the “Demoiselles de Herstal” (as everyone knows the other two being FN and Saroléa).
The company is founded by Léon Gillet, an accountant by training, is very quickly smitten by the passion of the new world and fascination of the motorcycle and creator Fernand Laguesse.
Very quickly the make claims some sporting successes suc...