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 Jaguar E-type 3.8 Series 1

1964 Jaguar E-type 3.8 Series 1

1953 Aston Martin DB2

1953 Aston Martin DB2

1970 PORSCHE 911S COUPE

1970 PORSCHE 911S COUPE

2016 Mercedes Benz G550 Gwagen

2016 Mercedes Benz G550 Gwagen

1956 Porsche 356

1956 Porsche 356 "Pre-A" Speedster

1976 LANCIA STRATOS

1976 LANCIA STRATOS "STRADALE"

1956 PORSCHE 356 A SPEEDSTER

1956 PORSCHE 356 A SPEEDSTER

1962 LOTUS ELITE

1962 LOTUS ELITE

1980 Porsche 911SC Coupe

1980 Porsche 911SC Coupe

1920 Buick K Six Series

1920 Buick K Six Series

1960 Aston Martin DB4 Series 2

1960 Aston Martin DB4 Series 2

1928 Mercedes-Benz SS Cabriolet

1928 Mercedes-Benz SS Cabriolet

2005 Ferrari 575 Superamerica

2005 Ferrari 575 Superamerica

2000 Land Rover Defender 90TD5 2000

2000 Land Rover Defender 90TD5 2000

1983 Ferrari 208 GTB Turbo Red '83

1983 Ferrari 208 GTB Turbo Red '83

1958 AC Aceca - LHD

1958 AC Aceca - LHD

1962 Innocenti 950 Spider by Ghia

1962 Innocenti 950 Spider by Ghia

1962 Ferrari 250 GTE Zagato

1962 Ferrari 250 GTE Zagato

1962 Maserati 3500 GTI Vignale Spyder LHD

1962 Maserati 3500 GTI Vignale Spyder LHD

1957 Jaguar XKSS

1957 Jaguar XKSS

2009 Range Rover 3.6

2009 Range Rover 3.6

1958 Jaguar XK150 DHC

1958 Jaguar XK150 DHC

1968 Ferrari 330 GTS

1968 Ferrari 330 GTS

1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead Coupe

1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead Coupe

1992 Porsche 964 RS

1992 Porsche 964 RS

1980 BMW M1

1980 BMW M1

1961 Cooper T53

1961 Cooper T53

1988 Lamborghini LM002

1988 Lamborghini LM002

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1985 Ferrari 288 GTO

1985 Ferrari 288 GTO

1965 Ford Fairlane

1965 Ford Fairlane

1948 Ermini-Gilco Gran Premio

1948 Ermini-Gilco Gran Premio

1976 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

1976 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

2016 Porsche 991 GT3

2016 Porsche 991 GT3

1974 Lancia Stratos

1974 Lancia Stratos

1959 Porsche 356A

1959 Porsche 356A

1957 Porsche 356 A Coupe

1957 Porsche 356 A Coupe

2002 ASTON MARTIN DB7

2002 ASTON MARTIN DB7

1964 Shelby Cobra 289

1964 Shelby Cobra 289

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1938 Bentley 4¼ Litre

1938 Bentley 4¼ Litre

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo S

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo S

1964 Alfa Romeo 2600 Touring Spider

1964 Alfa Romeo 2600 Touring Spider

1962 Maserati 3500GT Vignale Spyder

1962 Maserati 3500GT Vignale Spyder

1960 Jaguar XK150 3.8S Drop Head Coupe

1960 Jaguar XK150 3.8S Drop Head Coupe

1950 Jaguar Gomm

1950 Jaguar Gomm

1970 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2

1970 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2

1930 Bentley 4.5 Litre

1930 Bentley 4.5 Litre

1970 Lola T210

1970 Lola T210

1960 Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder

1960 Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder

1970 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3

1970 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3

1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1987 Porsche 959

1987 Porsche 959

2017 Mercedes Benz AMG GT R

2017 Mercedes Benz AMG GT R

1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

1969  Lola T70 Mk3B Continuation

1969 Lola T70 Mk3B Continuation

1965 Porsche 911 coupe 2.0

1965 Porsche 911 coupe 2.0

1955 Messerschmitt KR175

1955 Messerschmitt KR175

1974 Porsche 911 RSR/B Production SCCA Historic Race Car

1974 Porsche 911 RSR/B Production SCCA Historic Race Car

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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