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“JP” Rathgen

In this episode, we get closer to John Philipp “JP” Rathgen.

Classic car and lifestyle expert?!… JP Rathgen’s love for cars started behind the wheel of his father’s Citroen DS. A car that young JP would have fun driving around his dad’s office when he was only 8 years old. Thankfully…the DS didn’t end up like his first car, smashed by a bus, as he was driving.

His first car might be long gone, but his passion remains stronger than ever. Now CEO of Classic Driver that he helped transform across two decades, JP Rathgen is now also a Concours of elegance judge at events like Villa D’Este, Chantilly Arts & Elegance, The Ice at St. Moritz, Gold Coast Motor Festival, and Poltu Quatu Classic.

Interviewer: Alexandra Legouix

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