Auto Retro Barcelona 2008 celebrates 25th edition and 60 years Porsche

Swiss journalist Laurent Missbauer visited the 25th edition of the Auto Retro in the Barcelona Trade Fair premises at Montjuïc. Over 300 exhibitors from 17 different countries were present.
The organisers, Promobil Group, offered very special exhibition with a variety of top quality features and fascinatingthemes, like Porsche in commemorationof its 60 years of existence and its first model: the 356. The show took aretrospective look at the model’s history, with genuine Porsche material.
The Club Porsche 356 Espana and its president Andreu Casas (Photo 10) showed a beautiful presentation of great cars: 356Pre-A Coupé and Cabriolet, 550 Spyder, 356 Speedster, 911 Speedster, 911 Turbo 3.3, 911 1965, 914, Porsche Tractor,911 GT2 2008, 356 A Cabriolet and two 356 Carrera.
A lot of others Porsche were shown by Spanish Porsche Specialists like Nou Onze which showed anauthentic Porsche 904 ex-Juan Fernandez.The organisers of the Rally Costa Brava Historic 2009 showed a 912 and an ex-European champion Antonio Zanini Porsche 911 Almeras.
Congratulations to Andreu Casas (Photo 10), president of the Club Porsche 356 Espana for bringing so many great cars together.

For my personal records, I’m looking for the chassisnumber and ownership of the Porsche 550 Spyder and the Porsche 904. Please write to Liebe zu Ihm. Thanks a lot for any help.

Pictures by Laurent Missbauer.