EDITORIAL

Tour Auto 2017

Great Start

Tour Auto 2017

What is more beautiful than the unique majestic all-glass Grand Palais on the banks of the Seine, only a stone’s throw from so many other famous monuments in the capital, to host the automotive jewels taking part in the 26th Tour Auto Optic 2ooo. The traditional scrutineering and administrative checks were held on Monday 24th April after which each team …

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TOP NEWS

Happy Anniversary Silver Arrow

Happy Anniversary Silver Arrow

How The W125 Debuted In 1937

On 9 May 1937, the 750 kilogram W 125 racing car from Mercedes-Benz celebrated its racing debut with a victory at the Tripoli Grand Prix. Following this opening triumph, it went on to dominate the entire season – yet it would prove to be its one and only season. This was because 1937 was the last season in which the 750 kilogram …

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65 Years Of Post-War Aston Martin

65 Years Of Post-War Aston Martin

Celebrated By Bonhams

On 13 May, Bonhams will return to Aston Martin Works at Newport Pagnell for their 18th annual Aston Martin sale, an event exclusively dedicated to the celebration of the Aston Martin and Lagonda marques. More than 65 years of the legendary British brand will be offered, ranging from a 1951 Lagonda DB 2.6 Drophead Coupé (£12,000-16,000) to a 2016 Aston …

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Erik Comas

Erik Comas

About His Heroes

Ex-Formula 1® driver Erik Comas is competing on the European Historic Rally Championship this year with an astonishing Lancia Stratos. He tells us about his heroes   Stratospheric performance It’s been called not just the most beautiful competition car of all time, but also the most beautiful car of all time, period. The Lancia Stratos, with a V6 Ferrari Dino …

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Celebrating 70 Years Of Ferrari

Celebrating 70 Years Of Ferrari

At The Festival Of Speed

An absolute highlight of this summer’s Goodwood Festival of Speed will be a glittering array of at least 70 significant Ferraris, as the legendary Maranello marque celebrates the 70th anniversary of its founding by il commendatore, Enzo Ferrari, in 1947. Harry Elliott From Thursday June 29th to Sunday July 2nd, a jaw-dropping variety of Ferrari’s finest road and racing cars will …

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William I'Anson

William I'Anson

Pursuing Automobile Perfection

Based in the heart of the Cotswolds, William I’Anson Ltd can be considered being a true treasure chamber for collectors, racers and enthusiasts of fine historic automobiles alike. The team takes great pride in offering a professional, discrete and friendly service backed up by an in-depth knowledge of the classic car market and historic motorsports and an extensive worldwide network …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Known As Giant Killer

Known As Giant Killer

Lister Costin Chevrolet By Fiskens

The story of Lister in the 1950s is one that strongly echoes that of David and Goliath. Founded by Brian Lister, an industrialist who built racing cars as a sideline, this Cambridge-based marque created formidable race contenders during the earlier part of the decade. However, the fitting of Jaguar and other large engines in the latter part of the decade …

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Beautifully Restored

Beautifully Restored

190 SL By Lex Classics

Top restored Mercedes 190 SL, built in 1959, performed in the popular color Metal Grey combined with a cognac leather interior and black mohair soft top. This 190 SL is in the period 2014 until 2016 complete “Bolt and Nut” restored, a photo reportage of the restoration is present. During this extensive project is the body fully prepared and then …

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Red Charmer

Red Charmer

356 BT5 Coupe By Car Cave

Charming “red” 1960 Porsche 356 BT 5 coupe with a tan leather interior with a nice patina. Power comes from the matching numbers 1600 cc 4 cylinder air-cooled boxer producing 75 hp. Attached to a 4 speed manual gearbox. This BT5 coupe was originally delivered to Italy but it went straight after to the USA.  During 1995 it was imported …

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MARKET TRENDS

Hottest Classics

Hottest Classics

Under $10,000

1975 Ford Pickups (Ford) The hottest cars under 10 grand right now, mostly aren’t cars. They’re trucks. Eight of the top 10 under 10 are trucks, in fact. This underscores what we saw in January during this year’s Scottsdale (Ariz.) Auction Week. If you’re into classic trucks and have been considering a purchase, now is the time to plunk down …

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TOP CARS

1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Roadster

1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Roadster

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing

1987 Porsche 959

1987 Porsche 959

1972 Dodge Challenger

1972 Dodge Challenger

1968 Austin A35 Van LHD restored in topcondition.

1968 Austin A35 Van LHD restored in topcondition.

1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 - 4.2 Litre Fixed Head Coupe

1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 - 4.2 Litre Fixed Head Coupe

2017 Porsche 911 GT 3

2017 Porsche 911 GT 3

1994 Porsche 911 Turbo

1994 Porsche 911 Turbo

1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

1974 Jaguar E-Type SIII

1974 Jaguar E-Type SIII

1998 BMW Z3 M Roadster

1998 BMW Z3 M Roadster

1995 Mercedes Benz E 220 Cabrio

1995 Mercedes Benz E 220 Cabrio

1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0

1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0

1968 Aston Martin DB6 MK1

1968 Aston Martin DB6 MK1

1967 Porsche 911 L

1967 Porsche 911 L

1955 Volkswagen T1

1955 Volkswagen T1

2013 Pagani Huayra

2013 Pagani Huayra

1959 Lister Chevrolet-Costin Prototype

1959 Lister Chevrolet-Costin Prototype

1961 Jensen 541S

1961 Jensen 541S

1999 Dodge Viper RT/10

1999 Dodge Viper RT/10

1955 Lancia B24S Spyder America

1955 Lancia B24S Spyder America

1981 De Lorean Delorean

1981 De Lorean Delorean

1972 Lamborghini Espada Series II

1972 Lamborghini Espada Series II

1949 Ferrari 166 Inter Coupe

1949 Ferrari 166 Inter Coupe

1952 Ferrari 212 Inter Pinin Farina cabriolet

1952 Ferrari 212 Inter Pinin Farina cabriolet

1963 Ferrari 250 GTE

1963 Ferrari 250 GTE

1968 Ferrari 330 GTC

1968 Ferrari 330 GTC

1993 Porsche 964 speedster

1993 Porsche 964 speedster

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1966 Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagode

1966 Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagode

1988 Argo JM

1988 Argo JM

1987 Porsche

1987 Porsche

1967 Aston Martin DB6 MK1 Volante

1967 Aston Martin DB6 MK1 Volante

1989 Porsche 911 Speedster

1989 Porsche 911 Speedster

1977 Porsche 934.5 IMSA

1977 Porsche 934.5 IMSA

1968 Aston Martin DB6

1968 Aston Martin DB6

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1974 Lancia Stratos

1974 Lancia Stratos

1964 Fiat 500 Jolly by Ghia

1964 Fiat 500 Jolly by Ghia

1965 Lola T70 Spyder Mk1

1965 Lola T70 Spyder Mk1

2002 Land Rover D90

2002 Land Rover D90

1971 VW T2a Campmobile

1971 VW T2a Campmobile

2007 Porsche 911 ( 997.1 ) GT3 RS

2007 Porsche 911 ( 997.1 ) GT3 RS

1988 Porsche 959 KOMFORT

1988 Porsche 959 KOMFORT

1969 Porsche 911T

1969 Porsche 911T

1979 BMW M1 E26

1979 BMW M1 E26

1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 – Daytona

1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 – Daytona

1994 Land Rover D90

1994 Land Rover D90

1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera

1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera

1972 Porsche 911 2.4 T Targa Ölklappe White '72

1972 Porsche 911 2.4 T Targa Ölklappe White '72

1951 Jaguar XK 120

1951 Jaguar XK 120

1967 McLaren M1C

1967 McLaren M1C

1973 Chevron B26

1973 Chevron B26

1988 Audi Turbo quattro-Edition Spéciale 150/200

1988 Audi Turbo quattro-Edition Spéciale 150/200

1965 Mercedes Benz 22O SE

1965 Mercedes Benz 22O SE

1946 Siata 500 Record

1946 Siata 500 Record

1964 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray

1964 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray

1967 Porsche 912

1967 Porsche 912

1894 Peugeot Type 5

1894 Peugeot Type 5

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

1951 Aston Martin DB2 For Sale

1951 Aston Martin DB2 For Sale

Aston Martin DB6 For Sale

Aston Martin DB6 For Sale

1963 Jaguar E-Type 3,8 Litre OTS

1963 Jaguar E-Type 3,8 Litre OTS

1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302

1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1970 Riverside, Los Angeles Times GP, Can-Am Challenge – Peter Revson during practice in the L&M Lola T220-Chevrolet (DNF, overheating) - Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Donington Historic Festival

Donington Historic Festival


Whether you’re a long-time enthusiast or have never seen a historic racing car in action before, you’ll find plenty to entertain you at the Donington Historic Festival. www.doningtonhistoric.com

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Keels & Wheels

Keels & Wheels


Keels & Wheels established itself among the nations top concours events while in pursuit of multiple goals. www.keels-wheels.com

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Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance
Beaulieu Spring Autojumble

Beaulieu Spring Autojumble


Sister to the iconic and world-famous International Autojumble, the Spring Autojumble is perfect for those with an existing project looking for parts, looking for your next project and of course motoring enthusiasts. www.beaulieu.co.uk

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Bonhams: The Aston Martin Works Sale
Mecum: Indy

Mecum: Indy


Indiana State Fairgrounds 1202 E 38th Street Indianapolis, IN 46205 www.mecum.com

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Mille Miglia

Mille Miglia


For 30 years, Mille Miglia has been bringing together exeptional personalities to the world of sport. Today, the reenactment of the Mille Miglia is an event in a class of its own. www.1000miglia.it

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Coys: The Royal Horticultural Halls

Coys: The Royal Horticultural Halls


An Important Auction of Fine Historic Automobiles www.coys.co.uk

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PROFILE

Story Of A Legend

Porsche 917 K

Story Of A Legend

After Porsche burst onto the racing scene in the early 1950s, the German company had slowly, but gradually progressed through the sportscar racing classes with one goal in mind: an overall victory at LeMans. Porsche's first success at the legendary 24 Hours race came in 1952, when a 356 took the victory in the 751 - 1100 cc class. Patiently …

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