EDITORIAL

Oldest Historic Racing Event

Grand Prix De L’Age D’Or

Oldest Historic Racing Event

The Grand Prix de l’Age d’Or is the oldest historic event for racing cars on the calendar and in June it will celebrate its 53rd anniversary and its 13th on the famous Dijon-Prenois circuit, which has been given a major revamp. Photo by Jean-Marie Biadatti Thus for the last half-century this great classic has survived and its name is now …

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TOP NEWS

Celebrating 110 Years Of Brooklands

Celebrating 110 Years Of Brooklands

At Goodwood FoS

To celebrate 110 years since the opening of Brooklands, the birthplace of British motorsport, the Goodwood Festival of Speed, which takes place from June 29th to July 2nd, will play host to an incredible array of cars and motorcycles from the Surrey circuit’s history. #75MM Goodwood Members Meeting, Chichester, UK, on March 18, 2017. Dominic James Photography The brainchild of …

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Rare & Important Pre-War Cars

Rare & Important Pre-War Cars

At Bonhams’ Greenwich Auction

Bonhams has just announced that it has been selected to offer several early automobiles of significance at its Greenwich, Connecticut auction on June 4th. Unheard of by many is a rare Rickenbacker. Produced in Detroit during the 1920s by the Great War's top flying ace, racecar driver and, later, Indianapolis Speedway and Eastern Airlines owner Eddie Rickenbacker, the 1923 Rickenbacker …

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Magnificent Four

Magnificent Four

At The Targa Florio

Imagine you’re at the Targa Florio. And imagine the heroes of yore – Elford, Linge, van Lennep and Steckkönig – were driving once more. In a Porsche, of course. In 2016 they did it again.   Herbert Linge At 88 years of age, it is not everyone who can still change their shoes standing up. Herbert Linge can. With one …

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Hunting Ridge Motors

Hunting Ridge Motors

New On Collectorscarworld

Mark Starr has been buying and selling European and collectable cars since 1970. That was before he even had a drivers license.  The love and passion for automotive design has been there since his early roots in Brooklyn starting with with MGs, Austin Healeys, Alfa Romeos and Porsches.  He would search for cars through the Buy Lines and instead of …

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Lancia Racing History

Lancia Racing History

In John Campion’s LC2

As a young racing fan in 1970s Ireland, John Campion developed an early affinity for the Lancia rally cars that periodically tore through his region. Memories of muddy Fulvias and Stratoses cranked sideways through the air, engines at full song, were still fresh on his mind three decades later when he started collecting race cars. Today, Campion is known in …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Alloy-Bodied Rarity

Alloy-Bodied Rarity

250 GT SWB BC By Talacrest

After much competition success with their long wheelbase Berlinettas in the Grand Touring category from 1956 to 1959, Ferrari engineers Bizzarini, Chiti and Forghieri designed the replacement, the SWB Berlinetta, with the prototype chassis, no. 1539 GT, being introduced at the Paris Auto Salon in October 1959. In addition to the new wheelbase, improved three-liter Colombo V-12 engine and sensuous …

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Super Bee

Super Bee

Dodge Coronet A12 By RK Motors

RK Motors Charlotte is home to some of the coolest muscle cars on the planet, and we’ve built our reputation on bringing you the best MoPars money can buy. Over the last eight years we’ve sold more Chrysler A12s than anyone, and when we tell you this Coronet is one of the finest A12s we’ve ever seen, it’s coming from …

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Most Successful Racing Jaguar

Most Successful Racing Jaguar

XJR-10 By Taylor & Crawley

In spite of winning both the World Championship and the Le Mans 24 hours in 1998 Jaguarsport, a collaboration between Tom Walkinshaw’s TWR and Jaguar, decided that there was little potential for development left in the large and heavy production based V12 engine and so started development of a V6 turbo for 1989. This was particularly needed for the shorter …

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MARKET TRENDS

Affordable Classics

Affordable Classics

Leading The Market

The Arizona, Retromobile, and Amelia Island auctions all aligned with signals from the private market, the emergent theme being “affordability.” 1995 Ferrari F50 (RM Sothebys) Recently published Hagerty Price Guide (HPG) values, reflecting this pattern, show that collector car demand has moved down-market. The only one of Hagerty’s collector car indices to increase in value since January was the Affordable …

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TOP CARS

1995 Aston Martin Vantage V8

1995 Aston Martin Vantage V8 "550"

1953 MG TD Roadster

1953 MG TD Roadster

1983 Ford F250 Pick-Up

1983 Ford F250 Pick-Up

2015 Porsche Cayman GTS

2015 Porsche Cayman GTS

1961 Porsche 356 BT5 Super 90 '61

1961 Porsche 356 BT5 Super 90 '61

1987 Land Rover Defender 90 Soft Top

1987 Land Rover Defender 90 Soft Top

1996 Jaguar XK8

1996 Jaguar XK8

1966 Porsche 912 matching numbers

1966 Porsche 912 matching numbers

1956 Jaguar XK140 DHC

1956 Jaguar XK140 DHC

1969 Ferrari 365GT 2+2

1969 Ferrari 365GT 2+2

1975 Lamborghini Urraco

1975 Lamborghini Urraco

1965 Ford Mustang

1965 Ford Mustang

1976 Jaguar XJ-S Coupé Serie I

1976 Jaguar XJ-S Coupé Serie I

1964 Mercedes-Benz 230SL

1964 Mercedes-Benz 230SL

1969 MGB 1800 Roadster

1969 MGB 1800 Roadster

1994 Porsche 993 “Outlaw”

1994 Porsche 993 “Outlaw”

1954 Jaguar XK120 OTS

1954 Jaguar XK120 OTS

1962 Porsche 356B

1962 Porsche 356B

1973 Alfa Romeo 1600 Junior Zagato

1973 Alfa Romeo 1600 Junior Zagato

1951 Volkswagen Brezelkäfer

1951 Volkswagen Brezelkäfer

1964 BMC MINI Cooper S

1964 BMC MINI Cooper S

1972 Porsche 911 T Targa

1972 Porsche 911 T Targa

1958 Volkswagen Beetle

1958 Volkswagen Beetle

1989 Land Rover Defender-County 110 stationwagon

1989 Land Rover Defender-County 110 stationwagon

1992 Lancia Delta Integrale Evoluzione

1992 Lancia Delta Integrale Evoluzione

2016 McLaren P1 GTR

2016 McLaren P1 GTR

1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

1976 Porsche 911

1976 Porsche 911

1932 Mercedes-Benz 370 S Roadster

1932 Mercedes-Benz 370 S Roadster

1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1960 Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder

1960 Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder

1978 Ferrari 308 GTS

1978 Ferrari 308 GTS

2006 Mercedes-Benz SLR

2006 Mercedes-Benz SLR

1966 Jaguar E-Type

1966 Jaguar E-Type

1997 Ferrari 550

1997 Ferrari 550

1962 Aston Martin DB4 Series V Vantage Convertible

1962 Aston Martin DB4 Series V Vantage Convertible

1958 Aston Martin DB4

1958 Aston Martin DB4

1961 Austin-Healey 3000 MKII BN7

1961 Austin-Healey 3000 MKII BN7

1985 Ferrari 208 GTS Turbo

1985 Ferrari 208 GTS Turbo

1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1966 Ferrari 330GT

1966 Ferrari 330GT

1993 Jaguar XJ220C TWR Works Le Mans GT Class Winner

1993 Jaguar XJ220C TWR Works Le Mans GT Class Winner

1968 Porsche 911S Targa

1968 Porsche 911S Targa

1973 Range Rover Safari

1973 Range Rover Safari

1983 Jaguar XJS HE

1983 Jaguar XJS HE

1984 De Tomaso Longchamp Spyder

1984 De Tomaso Longchamp Spyder

1980 De Tomaso Longchamp GTS

1980 De Tomaso Longchamp GTS

1969  Lola T70 Mk3B Continuation

1969 Lola T70 Mk3B Continuation

1961 BRM P57/3

1961 BRM P57/3

1979 Mercedes Benz 409 Fire Truck

1979 Mercedes Benz 409 Fire Truck

1969 Brabham BT29

1969 Brabham BT29

2011 Ferrari 599 GTO

2011 Ferrari 599 GTO

1906 Sizaire et Naudin Type F

1906 Sizaire et Naudin Type F

2004 Ferrari 360 Modena coupe 6 speed manual

2004 Ferrari 360 Modena coupe 6 speed manual

2002 Land Rover D90

2002 Land Rover D90

1964 Ferrari 250 Lusso

1964 Ferrari 250 Lusso

1964 Elva Mk 8

1964 Elva Mk 8

1933 Alfa Romeo 6C 1900

1933 Alfa Romeo 6C 1900

1894 Peugeot Type 5

1894 Peugeot Type 5

1931 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Zagato Spider

1931 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Zagato Spider

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione

1951 Aston Martin DB2 For Sale

1951 Aston Martin DB2 For Sale

1936 Ford Phaeton

1936 Ford Phaeton

1964 Ford Mustang Pace Car

1964 Ford Mustang Pace Car

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1969 Daytona, 24 Hours of Daytona – the Porsches 908L of Porsche System Engineering in the pit lane; photographed by Louis Galanos, USA - Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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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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Spa-Classic

Spa-Classic


www.peterauto.peter.fr

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Bonhams: The Spa Classic Sale
Concorso D'Eleganza Villa D'Este

Concorso D'Eleganza Villa D'Este


The grounds of the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este, the world’s most iconic Hotel on Lake Como, offer guests and visitors the opportunity to admire about 50 Historic Cars built between the 1920s and 1980s, organised by different categories. www.concorsodeleganzavilladeste.com

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1000 KM GT - Versailles > Geneva
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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City Concours

City Concours


www.cityconcours.co.uk

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PROFILE

In Its Own League

Already an accomplished and hugely successful driver, Gordon Spice established Spice Engineering in the early 1980s. Initially, the Silverstone based company focused on preparing and developing existing sports racers. Ahead of the 1986 season, however, Spice was tasked by Geneva Motors with the construction of a new Pontiac IMSA GTP racer. In addition to the cars headed Stateside, Spice also …

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