EDITORIAL

Eric Broadley (1928-2017)

He was a brilliant sports car designer, Formula and rally car constructor and made Lola Cars one of the biggest racing car manufacturers in the 1960s: Eric Broadley (88) is dead. Eric Broadley become part of motorsports history by founding and constructing Lola Cars. Now the Broadley died at the age of 88 years. Established in the 1950s, the Lola brand quickly established …

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TOP NEWS

Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este

Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este

Heaven On Earth?

Many would consider the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este being the world’s most exclusive and traditional beauty contest for historic automobiles and motorcycles. We honestly can't tell if its true, because we haven't seen all of them. What we can say: this event feels like automobile heaven: an outstanding variety of astonishing cars elegantly and carefully arranged on the shoreline of …

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Porsche Power

Porsche Power

At Bonhams’ FoS Sale

On Friday 30 June, Bonhams will be celebrating all things fast at its Goodwood Festival of Speed sale. Ten Porsches are set to appear on the rostrum, with two particularly rare and significant examples leading the pack. Whilst the 356 Speedster has quite rightly become one of Porsche's most desirable models, the 1957 Porsche 356A Carrera Speedster GS/GT (£900,000-1,000,000) is …

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Unveiled – Rolls-Royce Sweptail

Unveiled – Rolls-Royce Sweptail

A Custom-Built One-Off

A coachbuilt two-seater coupé with a large, panoramic glass roof built by Rolls-Royce? Rolls-Royce Torpedo Here comes the Rolls-Royce Sweptail. The most distinctive masterpiece of engineering and craftsmanship ever beard. Almost everything is handmade and the attention to detail is quite honestly incredible. The door frames for example are milled from solid aluminium and hand-polished to a mirror finish. Around these …

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Alfa Romeo 4C Spider

Alfa Romeo 4C Spider

Dirty little fun car

The first thing you notice is its size: it is even shorter and lower than you might think. A good size! And then there is the color ... an amazing yellow that Alfa calls Giallo Prototipo. Not the most low-key color, but hey, who wants low-key? Alfa emphasizes on the 4C's close relationship to its ancestor, the iconic 33 Stradale and we …

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Almost 30 Years Of Sportscar Passion

Almost 30 Years Of Sportscar Passion

Springbok Sportwagen

About 27 years ago, Frank Jacob built a representative facility to house Springbok Sportwagen Hanover, Germany. As the company's name suggests, sports cars are Jacob's major focus and represent the majority of cars in the light-flooded showroom. Italian cars such as Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati, domestic manufacturers such as Porsche and BMW and real exotics and racing cars can be found …

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Great Roads, Race Tracks And Hillclimbs

Great Roads, Race Tracks And Hillclimbs

At Modena Cento Ore

It’s all new at the Modena Cento Ore 2017 and ready to get going from June 6th to 11th : the team at Scuderia Tricolore and Canossa Events has prepared an exciting and exclusive programme for the teams taking up the gauntlet for four days on the most beautiful routes through Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany: from Rimini to Florence, Forte dei …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Most Powerful Car In 1946

Most Powerful Car In 1946

Talbot Lago T26 By E&R Classics

The Talbot Lago-Record T26 was built by the French Talbot between 1946 and 1953 and introduced in 1946 as the most powerfull production car for that moment. This Talbot Lago-Record Type 26 in very rare Coupe version is produced in beautiful black paint and red leather interior. A marvellous and chic coupe. The car has the 4482CC , 6 in …

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Group C Beast

Group C Beast

Jaguar XJR-9 By J.D Classics

The XJR-9 is sports prototype racing car built by TWR and Jaguar to compete in the FIA Group C and IMSA Camel GTP race series. It was designed by Tony Southgate, constructed by TWR and utilised a 7.0 Litre V12 Jaguar engine. Its debut was at the 24 hours of Daytona held over 1st and 2nd of February 1988 where …

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Desirable Spider

Desirable Spider

Lancia Aurelia By Canepa

This B24S Spider America is a very special example that possesses an unbroken chain of ownership, the most desirable options, and an outstanding concours-quality restoration. The history of B24S 1077 can be traced back to July 1955, when it was sold to its first owner, Luigi Bosisio of Milan. A well-known gentleman driver, Bosisio was a frequent competitor in major …

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MARKET TRENDS

Five 1980s Pop Culture Icons

Five 1980s Pop Culture Icons

Investment Check

We’ve all seen the shady click-bait articles touting some obscure penny stock as the next Apple. Sure things rarely turn out to be sure things. That’s why we’re not sticking our neck out and predicting automotive sure things, but you could do worse than to invest in these five cars that were inextricably intertwined with ‘80s pop culture. Why? Because …

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TOP CARS

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1964 Monza, Coppa Intereuropa – David Piper with his Ferrari 250 LM (#5897) and well known transporter, he finished 3rd, the race was won by Nino Vaccarella in the #5899 car; photographed by Edmund Peter, CH –Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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Rallye Des Grands Crus

Rallye Des Grands Crus


www.rallyedesgrandscrus.com

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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 Race of Gentlemen

The Race of Gentlemen


We are very excited to announce our 2017 events! Our East coast race is in June, so no more hurricanes to threaten our fun. As ye olde Mariners and watermen would say, “Time and tide wait for no man.” While we love the excitement of living on the edge and a good gamble, we would rather place our bets on …

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The Bristol Classic Car Show

The Bristol Classic Car Show


The Footman James Bristol Classic Car Show is the longest-running event of its kind in the UK with an incredible 37 editions under its belt celebrating everything from legendary marques like Jaguar and Rolls-Royce through to nostalgia-filled icons like Rover, Morris Minor and Volvo. bccs.bristolclassiccarshows.com

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Bonhams: The Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale

PROFILE

Le Mans Package Included

Austin Healey 100M

Le Mans Package Included

To underline the performance credentials of the new Austin Healey 100, two mildly modified examples were entered in the 1953 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. In a field full of specifically prepared and often very exotic racing cars the two Austin Healeys finished a commendable 12th and 14th overall. Following up on the Le Mans success, Donald …

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