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1906 Stanley Vanderbilt Cup Racer
The Stanley Vanderbilt Cup Car was originally built and finished in December 1905 by the Stanley Motor Carriage Company for the Vanderbilt cup race 1906.

Since the beginning of the 1990s to 2007 this replica was built by an American - based on the original one. In 2007 it was sold to its current German owner. In 2008 the engine was replaced by J. R. Goold, Vintage Steam Restorations Now it has a 30hp engine and the longer rear axle like the original car. For safety reasons the brakes were converted into modern, especially manufactured disc brakes. In 2010 the car got a new boiler and the spokes were replaced by stronger ones. The tyres on the rear wheels were also renewed in 2010 (Dunlop). Hundreds of hours were spent by the well known German vintage car restoration companies "Van Beers" and "Veteranenhof" to get it well running. After the completion, the car was used at several veteran car events with great success, for example at the "German Steam Car Tour" organized by the Automuseum Melle or the legendary "Oldtimer Grand Prix" on the Nürburgring. In its present, superb condition it did 127.6 km/h on the Nürburgring at 3/4 throttle! The car fascinates with its incredible acceleration and an extraordinary sound!! On the photos below you see the car in its present Concours condition. You should also have a look at the youtube video to see it in action!

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