Heidi Hetzer and goes around the world with an old Hudson
I present to Heidi Hetzer, for those who do not know, it is a petrolhead lover automobile mechanics, has competed and sold cars. Come on, Grandma many would like. At 77 years old he has already begun around the globe with a Hudson Great Eight 1930. Want to see the world and visit 56 countries.
It shall be accompanied by a mechanical man, because it will cross more than one country where a single woman (and driving) is cannon fodder. His plans were announced in 2012, but something must have happened to Hispano-Suiza in 1921, who chose other mechanical companion. Despite having sold Opel for decades, It has opted for an American car.
Inspires the journey made Clärenore Stinnes and Swedish filmmaker Carl-Axel Söderström between 1927 and 1929, the first world tour by car. We heard from her in both English and German, through its website.
And after the news, a short video that tells Heidi plans around the world. Undoubtedly, it will be the last great journey of his life. Or perhaps more, Germany's durability is you da ria gene.
Via | Jalopnik
video | YouTube (I), Vimeo (II)
link | Heidi um die Welt
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