EDITORIAL

Classic Car Paradise

With BMW Classic And The 745iA In Romania
Classic Car Paradise

Isn't there a proverb saying something like "you always find interesting things where you don't expect them"? Maybe, this one does not exist at all, but it kind of describes the countless eye-openers I experienced when travelling Romania with BMW Group Classic. Every year, BMW's classic car department organizes extensive tours with some of their automobile treasures... this year, I was …

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TOP NEWS

Old Values, Modern Approach

Old Values, Modern Approach

Samuel Laurence

Samuel Laurence is one of the youngest but also one of the best-networked and most reliable car specialists - one of the reasons for the company's rapid growth: a lifelong passion for classic cars has become a full-time undertaking. The Samuel Laurence team, collectors themselves, don’t see more experienced customers as clients, they try to build up a relationship between enthusiastic …

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Successful 25th Anniversary

Successful 25th Anniversary

Bonhams FoS Sale

The Bonhams 25th annual Festival of Speed sale took place on Friday 30 June and saw the exceptionally rare 1973 Porsche 911 RS Lightweight realise an astonishing £830,300. German marques thrived throughout the sale, with the perennially appealing 1962 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster attracting the interest of the room and the car's newest (and indeed only its fourth) owner securing …

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Retracing Le Mans History

Retracing Le Mans History

In Chantilly

Gathering more than 13.500 visitors in 2016, henceforth, Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille is the elegant rendez-vous of the fall in France, but also beyond its borders. Reviving the great French tradition of the Concours d’Elegance which appeared in the ‘20s, Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille spotlight Art of living, classy and luxury by the diversity, the rareness …

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Honoring Italian Brands

Honoring Italian Brands

At Tour Auto 2018

The 27th edition of the Tour Auto Optic 2000 will be held from April 23 to 28, 2018. Organized by Peter Auto, this annual event, gathering 230 classic cars, remains a major event of the historical motor racing calendar. As is tradition, the 2018 Tour Auto Optic 2000 will begin on Monday, April 23 by a not-to-be missed day when …

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Mansell Mania

Mansell Mania

At Silverstone Classic

It is now 25 years since Nigel Mansell won the 1992 British Grand Prix in front of his fanatical fans at a packed Silverstone, sparking a famous track invasion (above – credit: LAT Images). ‘Mansell Mania’ spontaneously erupted as ‘Our Nige’ took another big step towards lifting the World Championship title that had cruelly eluded him in previous campaigns. Even more …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Group 4 Specs

Group 4 Specs

Pantera By Eleven Cars

Born in Argentina, Alejandro DeTomaso was early infected with the virus of motorsport, certainly transmitted by his father who was of Italian origin. Rebellious and bold, he made his pilot debut at the same time as he developed his activity of resistance against the political power in place. It is this last activity that will lead him to exile in …

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IMSA Racer

IMSA Racer

924 GTR By Graber Sportgarage

This example of the 924 GTR was delivered new from Porsche directly to Tom Winters in 1981 trough the Herman Miller Porsche Dealership in New Jersey, and was driven by himself and Bob Bergstrom, starting with an appearance at Lime Rock in 1981. Running under the banner of Whitehall Capital / Promotions they would race the car in the IMSA …

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One Of 49 Convertibles

One Of 49 Convertibles

300 SC By HK-Engineering

This Mercedes-Benz 300 SC convertible was originally delivered to a Mr. Sapiensa on 13th November 1956. Later it was owned by physicist in Laguna Beach, California. This special vehicle has also been owned by the famous American collector, Bruce Meyer. Unusual original vehicle with first leather and very low mileage. One of only 49 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC convertibles ever built. …

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MARKET TRENDS

Second Monthly Increase

Second Monthly Increase

Hagerty Market Rating

The Hagerty Market Rating experienced its second month-over-month increase of the year for June, growing a fifth of a point to 66.64. Afer a large drop last month, auction activity continued the gradual increase it has experienced this year after a 1% uptick in the number of cars sold. The most visible increase has been in the number of cars …

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TOP CARS

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1968 Riverside, SCCA Continental Championship for Formula B/C Race - Skeeter McKitterick's Lotus 22 in the paddock – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Stella Alpina

Stella Alpina

www.stellaalpinastorica.it/wp

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Coys: Blenheim Palace

Coys: Blenheim Palace

An Important Auction of Fine Historic Automobiles www.coys.co.uk

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Mecum: Denver

Mecum: Denver

Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO www.mecum.com

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Silverstone Classic

Silverstone Classic

The packed weekend of the Silverstone Classic provides spectacular historic motor racing on the world famous circuit, free access to the paddocks and grandstands, displays from over 100 car clubs featuring more than 10,000 classic cars over the weekend, plus interactive driving activities and dynamic demonstrations. www.silverstoneclassic.com

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Classic Days

Classic Days

www.classic-days.de

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Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

The event relives motorsport history at the iconic circuit, which has been the scene of America’s golden years of sports car racing since its inception in 1957. www.mazdaraceway.com

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The Quail A Motorsports Gathering

The Quail A Motorsports Gathering

Competition-orientated concours at Quail Lodge Golf Club, CA www.signatureevents.peninsula.com

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Bonhams: Quail Lodge

Bonhams: Quail Lodge

Bonhams returns to the beautiful Monterey Peninsula for its 19th annual Quail Lodge Auction, featuring the world's finest and most exclusive collectors' motorcars displayed in a stunning setting on the grounds of the Quail Lodge & Golf Club. www.bonhams.com

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PROFILE

Concorso-Highlight

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Concorso-Highlight

The particular Porsche 911 Carrera RSR shown at this year’s Concorso d’Elegance Villa d’Este was delivered new to Switzerland in 1973 where the RSR participated in several races and underwent several modifications until 1985. From 2005, a restoration of the 911 RSR took place to restore its original condition - including the original engine in the corresponding specification. The RSR …

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