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

1957 Porsche 356 A Coupe

1957 Porsche 356 A Coupe

1965 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Series 1 coupe

1965 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Series 1 coupe

2002 ASTON MARTIN DB7

2002 ASTON MARTIN DB7

1965 Mini Cooper S MK I '65

1965 Mini Cooper S MK I '65

1988 Ferrari Turbo GTB

1988 Ferrari Turbo GTB

1962 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2

1962 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2

1950 Ferrari 195 Inter Coupé

1950 Ferrari 195 Inter Coupé

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

1966 Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagode

1966 Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagode

1976 Ferrari 512 BBi

1976 Ferrari 512 BBi

1960 Sebring Sprite

1960 Sebring Sprite

1957 Jaguar XK140 OTS

1957 Jaguar XK140 OTS

1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet

1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

2015 Land Rover Defender 110

2015 Land Rover Defender 110

1972 Range Rover Classic

1972 Range Rover Classic "Suffix A"

1965 Jaguar E-Type Series 1

1965 Jaguar E-Type Series 1

1979 De Tomaso Longchamp GTS

1979 De Tomaso Longchamp GTS

1964 Porsche 356SC

1964 Porsche 356SC

1958 Facel Vega FV4 Typhoon Coupe

1958 Facel Vega FV4 Typhoon Coupe

1981 Aston Martin V8 Volante series 1

1981 Aston Martin V8 Volante series 1

1973 Ford Mustang

1973 Ford Mustang

1962 Porsche 356 B T6 Coup 1600S

1962 Porsche 356 B T6 Coup 1600S

1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SL R107 Grey '87

1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SL R107 Grey '87

1957 Porsche 356 A T1 Coupe

1957 Porsche 356 A T1 Coupe

1959 Maserati 3500 GT

1959 Maserati 3500 GT

1955 Alfa Romeo 1900cSS Touring Berlinetta

1955 Alfa Romeo 1900cSS Touring Berlinetta

1992 Ferrari F40

1992 Ferrari F40

1954 Bentley R type Continental Special Factory Order

1954 Bentley R type Continental Special Factory Order

1987 Porsche 930 Turbo

1987 Porsche 930 Turbo

1967 Lamborghini 400 GT

1967 Lamborghini 400 GT

1953 Jaguar C-Type

1953 Jaguar C-Type

1949 Maserati 4CLT

1949 Maserati 4CLT

2009 Land Rover Defender 90 Heritage edition

2009 Land Rover Defender 90 Heritage edition

1950 Jaguar Gomm

1950 Jaguar Gomm

1968 Chevron B8

1968 Chevron B8

1953 Hudson Italia prototype

1953 Hudson Italia prototype

1997 Porsche 911 Type 993 Cup 3.8 RSR

1997 Porsche 911 Type 993 Cup 3.8 RSR

1970 Plymouth GTX

1970 Plymouth GTX

1982 Volkswagen Golf I C

1982 Volkswagen Golf I C

1983 Ram F1 HART Turbo

1983 Ram F1 HART Turbo

1984 De Tomaso Longchamp

1984 De Tomaso Longchamp

1929 Delage D6

1929 Delage D6

1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Straman spyder

1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Straman spyder

1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso

1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso

1974 Porsche Carrera 2.7 MFI

1974 Porsche Carrera 2.7 MFI

1965 Ford Mustang

1965 Ford Mustang

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Cabrio WLS

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Cabrio WLS

1930 Bentley Speed Six Gurney Nutting Weymann Saloon

1930 Bentley Speed Six Gurney Nutting Weymann Saloon

1985 Porsche 930 Turbo

1985 Porsche 930 Turbo

1994 Porsche 993 “Outlaw”

1994 Porsche 993 “Outlaw”

1979 Range Rover 3-drs

1979 Range Rover 3-drs "Suffix G"

1965 Pontiac Le Mans GTO

1965 Pontiac Le Mans GTO

1973 Alfa Romeo 1600 Junior Zagato

1973 Alfa Romeo 1600 Junior Zagato

1939 Horch 930 V Cabriolet

1939 Horch 930 V Cabriolet

1977 Toyota FJ40

1977 Toyota FJ40

1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 MKI

1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 MKI

1968 Aston Martin DB6

1968 Aston Martin DB6

1973 BMW 3.0 CSL Gr-2

1973 BMW 3.0 CSL Gr-2

1973 Porsche 911E Sun Roof Coupe

1973 Porsche 911E Sun Roof Coupe

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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