EDITORIAL

TVR Teasing New Car

For Goodwood Unveiling

TVR Teasing New Car

The iconic British sports car maker, TVR, is delighted to announce that it will be unveiling its eagerly awaited new sports car to the public at the Goodwood Revival on 8-10 September, 2017. Created in conjunction with Gordon Murray Design, the 1200 kg car promises incredible 200mph performance and 0-60mph in less than 4 seconds. With the special launch edition …

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TOP NEWS

Stella Alpina

Stella Alpina

70th Anniversary

There’s less than a month to go before this year’s Stella Alpina, the regularity rally for classic cars that is also celebrating its 70th anniversary. So many years of passion for sport have made this one of the “must-do” events since 1947. The 2017 Stella Alpina will run from July 6th until July 9th for four fantastic days driving on …

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Ferdinand Porsche

Ferdinand Porsche

Origins

Ferdinand Porsche was born in the North Bohemian town of Maffersdorf, now the Czech district of Vratislavice. Six years ago, the carmaker Škoda bought the childhood home of the automotive pioneer. “This place is truly unique,” enthuses Andrea Frydlová. “It offers a glimpse into not only the life and significance of Ferdinand Porsche but also the innovative drive of this …

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Tom Tjaarda

Tom Tjaarda

(1934-2017)

Automobile desginer Tom Tjaarda has died at the age of 82. Born 1934 in Detroit to Dutch-American parents, he created the De Tomaso Pantera, the Fiat 124 Spider and the Ford Fiesta. This is only a small selection of his masterpieces during his long career as one of the best of his section. His fabricated cars were famous for its …

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Mecum Auctions

Mecum Auctions

Back At Portland

Mecum Auctions will return to Oregon for Mecum Portland 2017 on June 16-17 at the Portland Expo Center with an estimated 600 American muscle cars, Corvettes, classics, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more to cross the auction block. The inaugural Mecum Portland collector-car auction held last year over Father’s Day weekend attracted vehicles from 17 states with total sales reaching …

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Panamericana Star Car

Panamericana Star Car

And Paul Shea Recreation For Sale

The unique Mercedes-Benz offered here was inspired by the American driver, Paul O'Shea, who enjoyed great success in sports car racing in North America throughout the 1950s. O'Shea co-drove with some of the finest drivers of his generation including Phil Hill, Dick Thompson, Zora Arkus Duntov, Augie Pabst, and Pedro Rodriguez to name but five. He competed in a wide …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Japan Model

Japan Model

993 Turbo S By TMS

This beautiful Porsche is a 1997 993 Turbo I S Coupe, one of the rare “Japan” models with 430 ps and a red caliper. It comes in a stunning arctic silver with only 5,280 kilometers on the odometer. see more details Report by tmswitzerland.ch

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Matching Number Fiva-Specification

Matching Number Fiva-Specification

Cooper S By Post Vintage Engineers

Finished in its original colour scheme of Tweed Grey and Old English White roof. Matching numbers car with original engine fully rebuilt and great specification with FIVA papers and FIA papers. Full cage etc. see more details Report by postvintage.com

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X-Pack Modified

X-Pack Modified

V8 Volante By Aston Workshop

Absolutely fantastic example of the stunning V8 Vantage Volante X-Pack Manual first delivered to a Mr Norris in London, March 1988. As can be seen from the photographs, this iconic, hand built Aston Martin is a real head turner in it’s factory livery of Suffolk Red and Magnolia Hide plus the usual X-Pack features including classic Ronal alloys. The V8 …

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MARKET TRENDS

Hagerty Vehicle Rating

Hagerty Vehicle Rating

Top 25

It took a Bronco to kick the 1976-86 Jeep CJ-7 from atop the Hagerty Vehicle Rating. After holding the No. 1 spot for three consecutive months, the CJ-7 fell to second behind the 1966-77 Ford Bronco in the latest Hagerty Vehicle Rating (HVR). The Bronco’s adjusted 99-point rating represented a four-point increase, while the Jeep was down three at 96. …

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TOP CARS

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1962 Maranello, Carrozzeria Scaglietti – the production of the first Ferrari 250 GTOs at Sergio Scaglietti's workshop. 39 cars were built between 1962 and 1964; photographed by Christian Herdeg, CH –Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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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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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
Stella Alpina

Stella Alpina


www.stellaalpinastorica.it/wp

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PROFILE

The Smaller Aston Martin

It was Victor Gauntlett who first suggested that a new, smaller Aston Martin should be built alongside the big V8 Astons, a car that would, in terms, be a volume seller. The advent of the Ford Motor Company and the appointment of the late Walter Hayes as Chief Executive of Aston Martin not only provided new funding, but a renewed …

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