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At Schaltkulisse, we believe that cars bring unique emotions and feelings. We therefore try to show their significance and fascinating stories through films and documentaries. Here, you’ll find a selection of videos showing how we perceive cars. Get yourself a drink, sit tight, and enjoy the trip. Caution: tissues might come in handy.

09/06/2022

Der Audi Sport Quattro war Audis Antwort auf Lancia und ihren 037. Neben mehreren Siegen in der Gruppe B gewann der Sport Quattro mit Michele Mouton am Steuer den Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Um das Auto für den Rennsport zu homologieren, musste Audi 200 straßentaugliche Exemplare bauen. Am Ende wurden nur 161 Autos hergestellt, von denen zwei in der Sammlung Seiner Hoheit Aga Khan landeten. Das blaue Auto in diesem Video gehörte ihm bis vor kurzem. Er ließ den Wagen 1998 von der Audi AG und der Quattro GmbH für 430.000 DM veredeln: stärkerer Motor, stärkere Bremsen, Klimaanlage und einmalige Farbkombination. Ein wahnsinniges Projekt für einen ganz besonderen Kunden, mit dokumentierten Briefen und Rechnungen von Audi. Ein wahres...

06/12/2021

The 288 GTO marked the revival of the designation “GTO”, for Gran Turismo Omologato. In Ferrari’s world, those three letters are holy. Ferrari was looking to compete in the FIA’s Group B, now considered to be one of the most legendary eras of racing. To do so, the car needed to be homologated for competition, which meant 200 examples had to be produced for the road. Unfortunately, several casualties during racing struck the world of Group B rally, and the championship got cancelled. Ferrari, which had fully developed the 288 GTO and homologated it, ended up selling the car to its most loyal customers, without racing it. The 288 GTO boasted lightweight aluminum parts, such as the doors, trunk,...

14/09/2021

Schaltkulisse goes to Italy to discover Bugatti's rebirth place in Campogalliano, Italy. The Italian era of Bugatti is one of the most significant for the brand and is a human story, built off passion and dedication. This documentary is our tribute to the brand of all superlatives. We take with us some very special cars: a Bugatti Type 13 Brescia, a Bugatti Chiron, as well as two cars built in that very factory: an EB110 GT and a one of three, Bugatti EB112. Our documentary displays the testimonies of people who worked sleepless nights to revive the brand in the late 80's and early 90's. They talk us through their emotional stories and personal anecdotes at La Fabbrica Blu.

20/07/2020

With a suite of special-order options including the subtle Elephant Ivory paintwork, cream vinyl and red tartan interior, factory high-performance straight-six engine and lightweight aluminium body, this prizewinning Mercedes-Benz 300SL isn’t just rare – it’s one of a kind… “I always want the newest, best and fastest car,” Charles Robin A. Grant was reported to have once said. The wealthy British industrialist was the original owner of this spectacular Mercedes-Benz 300SL, chassis #6500015. And as you’d expect of a man with the wherewithal to splash out on such automotive exotica, Mr Grant went to town with his ‘Gullwing’ order.12:25 AM
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