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

1964 MGB Roadster Overdrive with wire wheels

1964 MGB Roadster Overdrive with wire wheels

1997 Porsche 993 Carrera S Coupe Aero Sports

1997 Porsche 993 Carrera S Coupe Aero Sports

1992 Porsche 964 Carrera RS Coupe

1992 Porsche 964 Carrera RS Coupe

1974 Alfa Romeo 2000

1974 Alfa Romeo 2000

1977 BMW 5 Serie

1977 BMW 5 Serie

1975 TOJ Formula 2

1975 TOJ Formula 2

1977 Maserati Kyalami

1977 Maserati Kyalami

1973 Sauber C3

1973 Sauber C3

1974 Volkswagen T1 Kombi '74

1974 Volkswagen T1 Kombi '74

1960 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster

1960 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster

1963 Aston Martin DB4 Series V Vantage

1963 Aston Martin DB4 Series V Vantage

1971 Alfa Romeo GTV 1750

1971 Alfa Romeo GTV 1750

1972 Jaguar XKE

1972 Jaguar XKE

1964 Triumph TR4 roadster

1964 Triumph TR4 roadster

1997 BMW Z3M Roadster

1997 BMW Z3M Roadster

1986 Austin Mini Cooper Rally outfit

1986 Austin Mini Cooper Rally outfit

1981 Delorean DMC-12

1981 Delorean DMC-12

1943 Willys Jeep MB43 '43

1943 Willys Jeep MB43 '43

1969 Porsche 911T

1969 Porsche 911T

1979 BMW M1 E26

1979 BMW M1 E26

1965 Porsche 356C Coupe

1965 Porsche 356C Coupe

1963 Maserati 3500 GTI Superleggera

1963 Maserati 3500 GTI Superleggera

1960 Jaguar XK150 S 3.8 Drophead Coupe

1960 Jaguar XK150 S 3.8 Drophead Coupe

1959 Jaguar XK150 LHD 3.4 SE Drophead Coupe

1959 Jaguar XK150 LHD 3.4 SE Drophead Coupe

1957 Austin Healey 100-6

1957 Austin Healey 100-6

1992 Porsche 964 RS

1992 Porsche 964 RS

2005 Ford GT

2005 Ford GT

2000 Arrows A21 – F1

2000 Arrows A21 – F1

1994 Land Rover D90

1994 Land Rover D90

1956 Porsche 356 Carrera GS/GT

1956 Porsche 356 Carrera GS/GT

1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera

1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera

1960 Mercedes Benz 300 SL Roadster

1960 Mercedes Benz 300 SL Roadster

1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

1955 Studebaker Conestoga

1955 Studebaker Conestoga

2005 Aston Martin Vanquish S 2+2

2005 Aston Martin Vanquish S 2+2

2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster

2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster

2007 Porsche GT3 RS

2007 Porsche GT3 RS

1951 Jaguar XK 120

1951 Jaguar XK 120

1987 Renault R5 GT Turbo

1987 Renault R5 GT Turbo

1995 Porsche 911 Carrera RS

1995 Porsche 911 Carrera RS

1967 McLaren M1C

1967 McLaren M1C

1967 Porsche 907-1

1967 Porsche 907-1

1988 Audi Turbo quattro-Edition Spéciale 150/200

1988 Audi Turbo quattro-Edition Spéciale 150/200

1946 Siata 500 Record

1946 Siata 500 Record

1955 MG TF 1500

1955 MG TF 1500

2007 Aston Martin DBR9

2007 Aston Martin DBR9

1966 Ford Mustang GT

1966 Ford Mustang GT

1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series III Saloon

1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series III Saloon

1984 Porsche 911 Cabrio

1984 Porsche 911 Cabrio "41.000 Miles"

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

1934 Talbot AV105

1934 Talbot AV105

1959 Lister Costin Chevrolet

1959 Lister Costin Chevrolet

1979 Rolls Royce Corniche I Cabrio - Restoration

1979 Rolls Royce Corniche I Cabrio - Restoration

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

2011 Ferrari 599 GTO

2011 Ferrari 599 GTO

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione

Aston Martin DB6 For Sale

Aston Martin DB6 For Sale

1955 Lancia Aurelia B55 Beutler

1955 Lancia Aurelia B55 Beutler

1973 Fiat 130 Coup

1973 Fiat 130 Coup

1965 Ford Mustang 289 V8 Convertible

1965 Ford Mustang 289 V8 Convertible

1962 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II DHC (Drop Head Coupe)

1962 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II DHC (Drop Head Coupe)

1987 Porsche 930 Turbo 3.3

1987 Porsche 930 Turbo 3.3

1972 Range Rover Classic

1972 Range Rover Classic "Suffix A"

1970 Ford Transit

1970 Ford Transit

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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