Mahy. a Family of Cars: The Tranquil Beauty of Unique Classic Cars (Hardcover)

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- Three generations of the Mahy family have worked to acquire this unique collection, containing at least one example of every important phase of automobile development- Famous car makers in the collection include Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, Delage, Fiat, Maserati, Mercedes, MG, Minerva, Opel, Packard, Porsche, Renault, Rolls-Royce, Tatra, Triumph, Volkswagen, and WartburgThe Mahy family of Ghent (Belgium) possess one of the largest collections of vintage and classic cars in the world. The 250 most notable cars in the collection are installed at Autoworld in the center of Brussels, which is the third most attended museum in Belgium. But this represents only part of the collection. This full-color book of photographs features, for the first time, the "reserve" 600 authentic, unrestored classic cars, which are not normally accessible to the public. Fifty of these cars were photographed separately in a specially built studio. A fantastic visual resource for car aficionados, car fanatics, and vintage car collectors.

About the Author


Michel Mahy (Ghent, 1965) is the third generation of this family of car fanatics, son of Yvan and grandson of Ghislain. He is the current curator of the collection, which can be viewed in part in Autoworld (Brussels) and in the family's own Mahymobile Museum in Leuze-en-Hainaut. Wouter Rawoens (Ghent, 1963) is a photographer who has worked on various books, magazines and newspapers. He is the creative inspiration behind this project.


Product Details
ISBN: 9789401455237
ISBN-10: 9401455236
Publisher: Lannoo Publishers
Publication Date: October 13th, 2021
Pages: 272
Language: English