EDITORIAL

Record Event

Spa-Classic

Record Event

Throughout the weekend the glorious sounds of historic racing cars resounded all round the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit. On the track and off, Spa-Classic fulfilled all its promises setting new records for spectators, more than 20 000. After a slight fall in numbers last year, Peter Auto and its partners, in particular EFG and Zenith as well as the Bonhams auction …

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TOP NEWS

A Visit At BMW Group Classic

A Visit At BMW Group Classic

Stunning Location And Gorgeous Cars

I think it's fair to say that the team at collectorscarworld is big fans of the Munich-based brand with the world-famous blue and white logo, which was - contrary to popular opinion - not inspired by BMW's early aircraft building efforts, but buy the Bavarian national-colors and the logo of Rapp Motorenwerke who became a part of BMW in 1917. …

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Castle-Find Mercedes

Castle-Find Mercedes

Leading Bonhams Spa-Classic Sale

On Sunday May 21st, Bonhams once again held its Spa-Classic Sale at the legendary Circuit de Spa Francorchamps, Belgium. The deafening roar of 250 GTOs, McLaren F1s and 300SLs at full throttle around the track provided the perfect background for the sale, which saw an impressive 80% of lots sold. German motor cars proved particularly popular today, with half of …

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GTB/4 Prototype

GTB/4 Prototype

Heading To Coys Auction

From 1966-68, Ferrari built just 330 examples of the 275 GTB/4. The very first one will cross the block at the Coys London auction on May 18. Unveiled at the 1966 Paris Motor Show, Chassis 08769 showed off significant updates to Ferrari’s road-going grand tourer, including longnose Pininfarina bodywork and four overhead camshafts for the 3.3-liter V-12, which when fed by …

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Keels & Wheels 2017

Keels & Wheels 2017

Amazing The Crowds

Classic car and antique boat aficionados from all over the United States explored the grounds of Lakewood Yacht Club May 6 and 7 for the 22nd Annual Keels and Wheels Concours d'Elegance. Keith Martin, Publisher of Sports Car Market Magazine and star of the TV program, "What's My Car Worth", served as the Master of Ceremonies. Martin welcomed over 14,000 attendees to experience the …

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Great Documentary

Great Documentary

Mercedes-Benz’s 1954 F1 Season

Follow the Mercedes-Benz Racing Team through the 1954 Formula 1 season. Report by Racing Channel

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CLASSIC INVEST

First Of The Supercharged

First Of The Supercharged

380K By Gullwing Motor Cars

Introduced at the Berlin Motor Show in 1933, the 380 was the first in a line of legendary automobiles built by Mercedes-Benz. The 380K was the very first of the supercharged eight-cylinder luxury cars that include famous models such as the 500K, 540K, and 770. With just 154 built during 1933 and 1934 it is also one of the most …

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Fresh Out Of The Box Racecar

Fresh Out Of The Box Racecar

Mustang By Pendine

Everyone loves a Mini. Isn’t it fun to watch them cheekily hassling the big boys? Or a Lotus Cortina. They’re cool, too. But let’s face it; everyone wants the tyre eating, tail sliding, raw power of an American V8. This is a freshly built, never raced, fresh out of the box FIA Mustang. It was built by Greg Cranmer of …

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Competitive On Road And Track

Competitive On Road And Track

Cobra By RMD Bvba

Shelby Cobra CSX2112 was billed to Shelby American on January 1963 after which the car had 3 US owners where it led a normal life until bought by Jim Gould in 1976. After having owned the car for 20+ years, Jim modified the Cobra in 2000 to compete in Vintage races. After several years as a successful vintage racer and …

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MARKET TRENDS

Porsche 924

Porsche 924

The Porsche To Buy?

The 924 was Porsche’s most controversial car. By the company’s own admission, it polarized people from the start. The Audi-sourced engine, brakes, and transaxle were just the beginning. The switches, door handles and other details that came from the Volkswagen/Audi parts bin were just too much for the Porsche faithful to handle. Additionally, the engine was not only in the …

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TOP CARS

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1976 Österreichring, Grosser Preis von Österreich – Vittorio Brambilla couldn't take another victory in Austria as he crashed with Fittipaldi during the race, but he had for sure a very pleasant drive back home in his Lancia Stratos –Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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RM Sotheby's: Villa Erba

RM Sotheby's: Villa Erba


Held every two years since 2011, RM Sotheby’s exclusive Villa Erba sale takes place along the beautiful shores of Lake Como, Italy, just one hour north of Milan. Held in partnership with the revered Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, the events combine to make for an unforgettable celebration of the hobby in one of the world’s most picturesque locations. Whether you …

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L'Impérial

L'Impérial


10 years of savoir-faire - An authentic experience in some of the world’s most beautiful locations. www.imperial-rallye.com

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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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Mecum: Portland

Mecum: Portland


Portland Expo Center 2060 N Marine Drive Portland, OR 97217 www.mecum.com

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The Brooklands Double Twelve Motorsport Festival

The Brooklands Double Twelve Motorsport Festival


Organised in association with the Vintage Sports-Car Club, the event celebrates Brooklands’ rich motoring history, and is always held on the weekend closest to the Anniversary of the original opening of the Brooklands race track in 1907. The two-day extravaganza features Speed Trials, Driving Tests, the prestigious Double Twelve Concours and Test Hill ascents, alongside family-friendly entertainment and activities. www.brooklandsmuseum.com

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Goodwood Festival Of Speed

Goodwood Festival Of Speed


The Festival of Speed is the largest motoring garden party in the world – a unique summer weekend that brings together an impossibly heady mix of cars, stars and motorsport ‘royalty’ to create the largest car culture event in the world. www.goodwood.com

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Bonhams: The Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale

PROFILE

Grand Prix Winner

Maserati 8CM

Grand Prix Winner

Of the Maserati brothers Alfieri Maserati was the most gifted engineer and his sudden death in the spring of 1932 was a big blow for the young company. Much of the development work came to an abrupt halt, but fortunately Alfieri had completed the design of two new engines that would ensure competitiveness in racing for the foreseeable future. The …

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