EDITORIAL

Grand Prix De L'age D'or

The 53rd Grand Prix de l’Age d’Or, which took place last weekend on the Dijon-Prenois circuit, fulfilled all its promise starting with ideal weather conditions that helped attract a large crowd. This year 15 000 people flocked to the meeting continuing the progressive increase in spectators, a reward for the organiser Peter Auto for the numerous improvements made to the event …

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TOP NEWS

Pure Opulence

Pure Opulence

At Bonhams FoS Sale

On Friday 30 June, Bonhams will once again return to the Tapestry Lawn at Goodwood House for its annual Festival of Speed auction, which will see some of the finest luxury and collectors' motor cars offered for sale, including examples from Aston Martin, Bentley, Jaguar and Rolls-Royce. Hailed by The Autocar magazine in 1930 as 'motoring in its very highest …

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Increased Power And Luxury

Increased Power And Luxury

911 Turbo S Exclusive

The Coupé provides 446 kW (607 hp; combined fuel consumption 9.1 l/100 km; CO2emissions 212 g/km). In addition to a power increase of 27 hp, the 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series is distinct from the standard 911 Turbo S due to its unique design, higher-quality materials and luxurious details. The sports car is being intricately finished by hand in the …

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Cafe Racer Festival 2017

Cafe Racer Festival 2017

Gallery & Videos

We had an awesome time at the 5th Café Racer Festival at the Circuit de Linas Monthléry close to Paris, France meeting many great people and seeing even more jaw-dropping bikes. All major bike manufacturers brought their latest and greatest motorcycles and the Essenza and Sultans of Sprint races pleased eye and ear. So did the flat tracks, the live …

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Black JPS Beauty

Black JPS Beauty

At Silverstone Classic

One of the most exciting and evocative racing touring cars from yesteryear will be making its European debut at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (28-30 July). Indeed, the Classic will be the first time that the striking JPS 635 CSi has ever been seen outside its native Australia. Moreover, the black and gold icon will be piloted by none other than …

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Modena Cento Ore

Modena Cento Ore

Ferrari On The Podium

Sunday. Time to say goodbye. After getting up today, the Modena Cento Ore drivers will gradually be returning to reality and everyday life. They take with them memories of five days spent in a dream world of racing cars, wonderful scenery, race tracks, art, special stages and good food. Above all, however, they will take with them the pleasure of …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Reutter Cabriolet

Reutter Cabriolet

356 T6 Carrera 2 By Canepa

The exclusive 356C Carrera 2 Cabriolet, which only 28 are believed to have been built from 1964-65, is one the rarest Porsche road cars. This example was finished at the factory on 5/5/1964. It would be imported to the US from Germany in 1976 by then owner, Lieutenant Colonel Fromm of Hartford, CT. At that point the car’s original 4-cam …

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Studebaker Conestoga

Studebaker Conestoga

By Copley Motorcars

S/N G1323464, Pima Sonora with tan cloth, in-line 6 cylinder engine, three on the tree manual transmission, 5 passenger seating with seat belts, windshield sun visor, nicely presented older refurbishment, delivered new to Coral Gables, Florida, just two years of Conestoga production. see more details Report by copleymotorcars.com

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Sidepipes Of Course

Sidepipes Of Course

Viper By Speed 8 Classics

Chrysler Viper in very good condition with only 16000km! Dark green metallic with grey interior, sidepipes, rear GTS-spoiler and GTS-style hardtop,  original Belgian delivered car with certificate of comformity. The new Cobra ! Real drivers car! see more details Report by speed8classics.com

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MARKET TRENDS

Buy, Sell Or Hold?

Buy, Sell Or Hold?

Open-Top Recommendations

Summer is here! Flip the top down and go drive. The following three cars all offer open-air motoring, but don’t otherwise have much in common. They’re also performing differently in the market as measured by the Hagerty Vehicle Rating, which finds which vehicles are gaining popularity, losing momentum, or treading water. Vehicles  (Hagerty Vehicle Rating) BUY: 1992–95 Dodge Viper RT/10 …

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TOP CARS

1978 Lincoln Continental Mark V

1978 Lincoln Continental Mark V

1958 Porsche 356A Coupe

1958 Porsche 356A Coupe

1954 MG TF Primer

1954 MG TF Primer

1975 Ford Capri II JPS Limited Edition Nr. 366

1975 Ford Capri II JPS Limited Edition Nr. 366

1997 Ferrari 550

1997 Ferrari 550

1960 Jaguar XK150 S RHD 3.8 FIXED HEAD COUPE

1960 Jaguar XK150 S RHD 3.8 FIXED HEAD COUPE

1954 Bentley R type Continental Special Factory Order

1954 Bentley R type Continental Special Factory Order

1970 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Saxomat '70

1970 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Saxomat '70

1968 Triumph GT6 MKI '68

1968 Triumph GT6 MKI '68

1957 Jaguar XKSS

1957 Jaguar XKSS

1989 Maserati Karif

1989 Maserati Karif

1949 Maserati 4CLT

1949 Maserati 4CLT

1975 Volkswagen Käfer Cabriolet 1303LS

1975 Volkswagen Käfer Cabriolet 1303LS

1960 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

1960 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

2009 Land Rover Defender 90 Heritage edition

2009 Land Rover Defender 90 Heritage edition

1950 Jaguar Gomm

1950 Jaguar Gomm

1967 VW Single Cab

1967 VW Single Cab

1987 Ford RS 500

1987 Ford RS 500

1953 MG TD MK2

1953 MG TD MK2

1961 Mercedes-Benz 190SL

1961 Mercedes-Benz 190SL

1948 Lancia Aprilia Francis Lombardi Woody

1948 Lancia Aprilia Francis Lombardi Woody

1976 Cadillac Eldorado

1976 Cadillac Eldorado

1974 Volkswagen T2b Panel Van '74

1974 Volkswagen T2b Panel Van '74

1957 Ford Thunderbird

1957 Ford Thunderbird

1964 Ford Custom  500

1964 Ford Custom 500

1967 Jaguar Mk2

1967 Jaguar Mk2

1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302

1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302

1936 Squiore 1.5 Litre Tourer

1936 Squiore 1.5 Litre Tourer

1975 Shadow DN5

1975 Shadow DN5

1960 Rolls Royce Silver Clour II

1960 Rolls Royce Silver Clour II

1974 Porsche Carrera 2.7 MFI

1974 Porsche Carrera 2.7 MFI

1970 Mercedes Benz 280SE 3.5 Coupé

1970 Mercedes Benz 280SE 3.5 Coupé

1969 Aston Martin DB6 MKII Vantage

1969 Aston Martin DB6 MKII Vantage

2000 Aston Martin Vantage Le Mans V600

2000 Aston Martin Vantage Le Mans V600

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Cabrio WLS

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Cabrio WLS

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1939 Horch 930 V Cabriolet

1939 Horch 930 V Cabriolet

1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1979 BMW M1 Procar

1979 BMW M1 Procar

1967 Ford GT40 Mk III

1967 Ford GT40 Mk III

2006 Porsche 911 ( 997 ) C2S

2006 Porsche 911 ( 997 ) C2S

1989 Spice GTP

1989 Spice GTP

1961 Austin-Healey 3000 MKII BN7

1961 Austin-Healey 3000 MKII BN7

1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1995 Mercedes Benz E 220 Cabrio

1995 Mercedes Benz E 220 Cabrio

1983 Ferrari 512 Berlinetta Boxer

1983 Ferrari 512 Berlinetta Boxer

1972 Porsche 911 S

1972 Porsche 911 S

1958 Lancia B20

1958 Lancia B20

1949 Ferrari 166 Inter Coupe

1949 Ferrari 166 Inter Coupe

1995 Porsche 993 Cabriolet

1995 Porsche 993 Cabriolet

1967 Shelby Cobra 427

1967 Shelby Cobra 427

1964 Ferrari 250 Lusso

1964 Ferrari 250 Lusso

1994 Land Rover D90

1994 Land Rover D90

1955 Studebaker Conestoga

1955 Studebaker Conestoga

1964 Elva Mk 8

1964 Elva Mk 8

1991 Ferrari Testarossa F 110 AB

1991 Ferrari Testarossa F 110 AB

1978 Porsche 930 Turbo 3.3

1978 Porsche 930 Turbo 3.3

1997 Porsche 993 C4S

1997 Porsche 993 C4S

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

1956 Aston Martin DB2/4 MKII Project Car

1956 Aston Martin DB2/4 MKII Project Car

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

Mecum: Portland

Mecum: Portland


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

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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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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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Spa Summer Classic
Flywheel

Flywheel


A Festival of historic motoring, aviation and military endeavour www.flywheelfestival.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

Aston’s Ultimate Gran Tourer

Late in 1961, Aston Martin Lagonda ltd. revealed the Lagonda Rapide. Very much a pet-project of company owner David Brown, the Rapide was the first all-new Lagonda since the 2.6 Litre of 1947, which evolved into the 3 Litre and remained in production until 1958. For all intents and purposes a four-door version of Aston Martin's DB4, the Rapide was …

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