1936 Auburn Speedster "Remington Steele"

1936 Auburn Speedster "Remington Steele" - Photography & Videography

Ladies and Gentlemen, may I present:
The showstopper at the last Cars & Coffee-Meeting in Hamburg (Germany).
This 1936 Auburn Speedster (no, “experts” on scene, it’s not a Bentley) is said to be the Hero Car from the 1980’s tv-show “Remington Steele”.
The car is mostly stock, with the exception being a Ford V8 and matching automatic gearbox that were fitted to make the car easier to work with (something that is often done with TV-cars).
The current owner chose to leave it that way, since the tv-series is part of the car’s history.
It’s also rumored that this is the only surviving car from the series, with three replicas dying during or after production.

1936 Auburn Speedster "Remington Steele" - Photography & Videography
1936 Auburn Speedster "Remington Steele" - Photography & Videography
1936 Auburn Speedster "Remington Steele" - Photography & Videography
1936 Auburn Speedster "Remington Steele" - Photography & Videography
1936 Auburn Speedster "Remington Steele" - Photography & Videography
I like those hood-ornaments a lot more than pedestrian-safety laws do....
I like those hood-ornaments a lot more than pedestrian-safety laws do....
1936 Auburn Speedster "Remington Steele" - Photography & Videography
1936 Auburn Speedster "Remington Steele" - Photography & Videography
An unintended self-portrait.
An unintended self-portrait.
This is the perspective Pierce Brosnan (the later 007-actor) had for a couple of years.
This is the perspective Pierce Brosnan (the later 007-actor) had for a couple of years.
Note the selector from the fitted automatic gearbox, doing its best to blend in.
Note the selector from the fitted automatic gearbox, doing its best to blend in.
1936 Auburn Speedster "Remington Steele" - Photography & Videography
1936 Auburn Speedster "Remington Steele" - Photography & Videography
This plate is replaced by the official (German) one every few days, since the car actually does see the road.
This plate is replaced by the official (German) one every few days, since the car actually does see the road.
1936 Auburn Speedster "Remington Steele" - Photography & Videography

All photos taken with a Canon 24mm f2.8 lens on a Canon EOS 700D, with a Phorex polarisation filter.

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