And also Ferrari models such as the Lusso and Boano 250 GTs, 275 GTBs and Michelotto and Facetti 308 Gr were seen. Every year Peter Auto makes it a point of honour to celebrate a manufacturer or a type of car that has taken part in the Tour de France Automobile. In 2019, it was the turn of vanished English makes of which the following models have been entered: AC Ace Bristol and AC Zephyr, Austin Healey 100/4 M, Frazer Nash Le Mans Coupé, Healey Silverstone, Jowett Jupiter, MGA Twin cam, Morris Cooper S, Sunbeam Alpine, Triumph TR2 and TR3.
Among the other spectacular cars were several Shelby Cobras, Ford GT40s, E-Type Jaguars, Lancia Stratos, Ligier JS2s. A raft of Porsches ranging from the 356 pre A to the 904 GTS as well as 2.0Ls, 2.2Ls, 2.5 Ls, 2.7 RSs, 2.8 RSRs and 3.0 L RSR 911s and 914/6s also come under starter’s orders. Jaguar MK Is and MK IIs, which won the touring category in the Tour de France Automobile thanks to the skills of Hermano da Silva Ramos in 1959 and Bernard Consten in 1960, 1961, 1962 and 1963, were represented too. Among the other makes at the start were: Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Alpine Renault, Aston Martin, Audi, DB, CG, Chevrolet, Citroën, Datsun, De Tomaso, Fiat, Ford, Honda, Hotchkiss, Jide, Lancia, Ligier, Lotus, Maserati, Matra, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Morgan, Nash, NSU, Opel, Panhard, Peugeot, Renault, Saab, Studebaker and Volvo all of which are very popular with the public.