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Born in 1975, Ben Erickson was doodling cars long before he could read and write. In addition to being a connoisseur of the grand French classics, he is a Maseratisti having owned a number of Maserati and has a special interest in all things Iso as well as Swedish and American cars from the challenging years in the 1970s and 1980s when, as Ben says, “They did the best with what they had”. Currently, an AC Cobra MK IV and a Maserati Shamal occupy the garage. Although originally from Minnesota and after brief stays in Finland, time is split between Denmark and Thailand. As a linguist and fluent in five languages including Finnish, Ben has a translation company. Along with serving as a concours judge at events in India and Germany, time is devoted to music, cars and car events.
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Saoutchik Addendum by Peter M. Larsen with Ben Erickson Cover Talbot-Lago Grand Sport:  The Car from Paris Cover The Kellner Affair by Peter M. Larsen and Ben Erickson Cover

Addendum to the main three volume work. The addendum covers the discovery of the Baillon collection in France and provides further accounts of Sir John Gaul, Gijsbert-Paul Berk and more.

Volume I tells the story of how the Grand Sport was born in the bleak post-war years. Volume II contains a detailed chassis by chassis history of every single Grand Sport laid down by the factory.

The Kellner Affair tells the fascinating story of how some of the most influential people in the French luxury car business before the War came together and fought bravely against the Nazi occupation force in Paris.

Talbot-Lago Grand Sport:  The Car from Paris Cover The Kellner Affair by Peter M. Larsen and Ben Erickson Cover

Volume I tells the story of how the Grand Sport was born in the bleak post-war years. Volume II contains a detailed chassis by chassis history of every single Grand Sport laid down by the factory.

The Kellner Affair tells the fascinating story of how some of the most influential people in the French luxury car business before the War came together and fought bravely against the Nazi occupation force in Paris.

   
 
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