EDITORIAL

John Whitmore (1937-2017)

Sir John Whitmore, British and European touring car winner, has died on 28th of April at the age of 79. In the 1960s, he stepped up to one of the UK’s leading drivers by winning the 1961 British Saloon Car Championship and for years later he dominated the European Touring Car Championship four years later. He also won the 1600cc …

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TOP NEWS

Luftgekühlt 2017

Luftgekühlt 2017

Must-Attend For Porsche Lovers

It was merely intended as an intimate morning get-together. Just a few Los Angeles-area friends who shared a love of old air-cooled Porsches — a gathering that would not require a blazer-and-straw-hat dress code. That was Le Mans winner Patrick Long and indie artist Howie Idelson’s idea when they hosted their first event. What transpired was Luftgekühlt—German for “air-cooled”—born in 2014 …

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Outstanding Competition Cars

Outstanding Competition Cars

At Bonhams Spa Classic Sale

On 21 May, Bonhams will return to Belgium for their 4th sale at the formidable Circuit de Spa- Francorchamps. As befits a location of such sporting significance, Bonhams will offer an exemplary range of serious racing cars and related vehicles, ranging from a Grand Prix-winning Formula 1 machine to an original Volkswagen T2 Transporter. Leading the sale is The Ex-Michael …

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Creating A Mustang Supercar

Creating A Mustang Supercar

The 428 Cobra Jet

That’s the KR-8 Mustang behind the Ford GT40 in this famous shot at Tasca Ford. From left to right are Bob Tasca Sr., High Performance Manager Dean Gregson and Ford New England representatives. Gregson’s aluminum-body Ford Cortina SCCA racer sits under the billboard welcoming Mario Andretti. Legendary Ford dealership combined factory parts and race-proven engineering to create Mustang supercar. It’s …

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Celebrating 60 Years

Celebrating 60 Years

Lotus Seven At Silverstone

The ageless and iconic Lotus Seven will be out in force at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (28-30 July), celebrating its milestone 60th anniversary with special displays plus a massive track parade on Saturday. It was back in September 1957 that the very first Seven was delivered to its proud new owner and the small two-seater open-top sportscar has been in …

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Klassikwelt Bodensee

Klassikwelt Bodensee

10th Anniversary Edition

More than 800 exhibitors from 16 countries and 38,500 visitors on the three days of the show, 19% of these from Switzerland, Austria, 98 % of the visitors gave KLASSIKWELT BODENSEE a rating of very good and good. 34% of the visitors travelled in their own classic vehicle, more than 85,000 m² spread over 9 exhibition halls.   Sales KLASSIKWELT BODENSEE …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Perfect Color Combination

Perfect Color Combination

365 GTB/4 By Samuel Laurence

We offer this exceptional and famously owned Ferrari 365GTB/4 Daytona, finished in Rosso Chiaro with Black interior as per manufacturers specification. Delivered new on the 3rd August 1972 through Maranello Concessionaires Ltd, this confirmed matching numbers example is one of only 186 genuine right-hand drive vehicles supplied and is perhaps the most original and well-maintained  Daytonas available on the market. …

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Expertly Restored

Expertly Restored

BMW M1 By Grand Prix Classics

The M1 was designed by Giorgetto Giugiaros Ital Design Firm. The body was fiberglass, the frame steel construction. Total weight was 2860 lbs. The M88 Series, inline 6 cylinder, 24 valve, 3.5 Liter engine, producing 277 BHP was used, with Kugelfischer mechanical fuel injection. The engine was lubricated with a dry sump system. Some road cars were delivered with the …

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2-Owner 356 B

2-Owner 356 B

By 2 Shores Classic Cars

Every once in a while, you come across a very special, original car. This is one of these cars. This Karmann built 356B Coupe was delivered new to Johnson Pacific Porsche in Burlingame in April of 1962. The first owner, a Mr. Ramos of San Francisco purchased the car and kept it until 1990. In 1990, the car was acquired …

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MARKET TRENDS

Strong Low-End Vehicles

Strong Low-End Vehicles

Increasing Sales In 2017

Three of the year’s four biggest auction events (Arizona Auction Week, Retromobile, and Amelia Island) have passed and 2017’s results continue stressing that entry-level cars are the strongest segment. More expensive options are a tougher sell. Looking at Mecum’s gargantuan Kissimmee sale and the auctions in Arizona and Amelia Island, 5,123 vehicles went to new homes. While and additional 628 …

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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

 

1968 Crystal Palace, XVI London Trophy – „The Chequered Flag“ McLaren F2 team with Robin Widdows (DNF) and Frank Gardner (DNS) preparing for their respective heats; photographed by David Baxter, F - Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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Spa-Classic

Spa-Classic


www.peterauto.peter.fr

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Bonhams: The Spa Classic Sale
Modena Cento Ore

Modena Cento Ore


Born at the dawn of the new Millennium, the Modena Cento Ore is a great combination of wonderful cars and gentlemen drivers, classic motorsport and tourism, exciting roads and breath-taking landscapes, culinary delights and great wines. www.modenacentooreclassic.it

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PROFILE

Blisteringly Quick

Tiga GC288 Cosworth

Blisteringly Quick

Deceivingly diminutive, the Tiga Group C and IMSA GTP cars were blisteringly quick; in 1985, Gordon Spice and Ray Bellm won the inaugural Group C2 championship with a four-cylinder engined example. To broaden the market for the cars, company founder and chief designer Howden Ganley created an altogether bigger Tiga for the 1986 season. It was dubbed the GC286 or …

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