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Born in 1954, Peter Larsen has been a life long gearhead. He lives in Copenhagen and is currently writing on a book about Joseph Figoni. He serves as a Pebble Beach class judge and he also judges at the Concours d’Elegance at Chantilly outside Paris and at Schloss Dyck in Germany. Peter has a wide taste in cars, having owned automobiles as varied as a Bizzarrini, Facel-Vega, Duesenberg Model J and a number of Maseratis, including two Ghiblis and a 5000GT. His enduring fascination has been with French cars in general and Talbot-Lago in particular, including ownership of two T26 Grand Sports. He and Ben Erickson co-authored the book Talbot-Lago Grand Sport: The Car from Paris and Jacques Saoutchik – Maître Carrossier.
“Too much of a good thing is never enough.”
CAREER & LIFE CHALLENGES
Having to close down his music business after many years of success due to the changes int he industry and the advent of on-line web music.
Deciding to write a book about his Talbot Lago Grand Sport.
FIRST SPECIAL VEHICLE
A 1973 Ford Capri
BEST AUTOMOTIVE ADVICE
There are many cars in the world and you have to have some of them before you die.
The Immortal 2.9 Alfa Romeo 8C2900 by Simon Moore
Errett Lobban Cord by Griffith Borgeson
PARTING WORDS OF ADVICE
Don’t be a lemming. Don’t worry about what other people think and don’t always believe the hype.
HOW TO FIND PETER & HIS BOOKS
Talbo Lago Grand Sport: The Car from Paris by Peter M. Larsen
J. Saoutchik Maître Corrossier by Peter M. Larsen
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