The ‘Sleeping Beauties’. Some of you will be familiar with the french c…

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The ‘Sleeping Beauties’.

Some of you will be familiar with the french car collector Michel Dovas and his amazing hoard of vintage cars, but for those who aren’t……

Dovas started buying old cars just after WW2 – he was only 20 and large powerful cars were just seen as scrap.
No one was interested in these cars.
He bought Bugattis, Aston Martins, Lancias etc.

His collection grew to about 40 cars – he kept them secret apart from parking some of them on the road outside his home.

Still no one was interested.

Then in 1983 a German photographer documented the collection promising Dovas that he wouldn’t publish the pictures. Dovas was an extremely private man and gutted to see photos of his… More


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