The two founders of Ambosstoys, Elisha Ruesch and Nguyen Nguyen, are passionate about classic motorcycles and classic cars. Both are convinced that the designs of the classic vehicles prior to the 70ties are simply timeless and mostly unmatched thereafter. Thus after E. Ruesch and N. Nguyen met in the year 2000. They started a common hobby of collecting, restoring and trading classic cars and motorbikes. The size of their collection changed over time with a peak of over 100 motorbikes and a dozen cars.