Friday, 30 April 2010

Five more beautiful contenders ...

Many thanks to Hermann Egges of
for sending these five excellent sleeping beauties photographs

Sadly her touring days are over

Many thanks to Hermann Egges of
for sending this beautiful photograph of a Morris 8 Tourer

Thursday, 29 April 2010

More beauties spotted on Prince Edward Island

Many thanks to Gearhead Kustoms for sending in these latest
five beauties spotted sleeping on P.E.I. Canada

Wednesday, 28 April 2010

Beauty on Prince Edward Island, Canada

This is an old Chrysler imperial with the factory Hemi engine still
in it, spotted sleeping on P.E.I. Canada, says Gearhead Kustoms,
thanks for that Gearhead - love the old wheels too

Monday, 26 April 2010

More beauties spotted in the USA

Thanks to Will Shiers, author of Roadside Relics for these
beauties that aren't featured in his book, clockwise from left:
International in Goldfield, Nevada; Ford truck, Iowa; and a tree hugger in Georgia - thanks, again, Will

Friday, 23 April 2010

Beautiful Firebird comatose in Canada

Many thanks to Gearhead Kustoms for this 1968 Firebird with a
350 big block auto. Gearhead says 'it has been parked here on
P.E.I. Canada for 27 years.'

Monday, 19 April 2010

Slideshow of first 100 (or so) contenders

A classic collection, so far, please keep them coming to ...
Have you got a better sleeping beauty photo than any of these?
Competition ends at midnight on August 15th,2010.
Individual details of all these (and more) contenders below ...
Note sleeping beauties can take the form of anything automotive, cars, motorcycles,
scooters, trucks, vans, buses... please keep them coming to ...

Sleeping Beauties USA

Many thanks to Bjoern Marek for this sample from his forthcoming
This book explores the transience and inherent beauty of a car’s
life, captured through stunning and evocative photography.

You can take a look inside with this sample ...

Friday, 16 April 2010

Beauty left buried in the desert for 43 years

Beauty found in the desert in Arizona. 1946 Oldsmobile 66 Sedan.

All original and complete, laid buried in the sand since 1977

Tuesday, 13 April 2010

More Gran Torinos spotted sleeping

Many thanks to Daniel Gagnon for this new selection
of beauties taken from his excellent YouTube video

Beautiful beetle in Istanbul

Sinan Yuzakli spotted this VW Beetle sleeping in Kadikoy, Istanbul

Sleeping peacefully at the museum

Gorgeous MG spotted at Techno Classica in Essen, last week