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

1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 sprint

1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 sprint

1958 Jaguar XK150 DHC

1958 Jaguar XK150 DHC

1959 Porsche 356

1959 Porsche 356

1936 Jaguar SS100 2.5 Litre

1936 Jaguar SS100 2.5 Litre

1956 Jaguar XK140

1956 Jaguar XK140

1973 Rolls Royce Corniche I Convertible

1973 Rolls Royce Corniche I Convertible

1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL Pagode

1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL Pagode

1968 Aston Martin DB6

1968 Aston Martin DB6

2005 Aston Martin DBR9

2005 Aston Martin DBR9

1955 Aston Martin DB3S

1955 Aston Martin DB3S

1973 BMW 3.0 CSL Gr-2

1973 BMW 3.0 CSL Gr-2

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1967 Ford GT40 Mk III

1967 Ford GT40 Mk III

1956 Alfa-Romeo Giuletta Spider 750D restored Matching Numbers

1956 Alfa-Romeo Giuletta Spider 750D restored Matching Numbers

1966 Ford Mustang Cabriolet V8

1966 Ford Mustang Cabriolet V8

1978 Ferrari 308 GTS

1978 Ferrari 308 GTS

2006 Mercedes-Benz SLR

2006 Mercedes-Benz SLR

1963 Austin Healey 3000 MKIIa

1963 Austin Healey 3000 MKIIa

1998 Ferrari 550

1998 Ferrari 550

1970 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3

1970 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3

1991 Jaguar Sport twr XJR-15

1991 Jaguar Sport twr XJR-15

1961 Austin-Healey 3000 MKII BN7

1961 Austin-Healey 3000 MKII BN7

1960 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

1960 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

1970 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1970 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1994 Porsche 964 Speedster

1994 Porsche 964 Speedster

1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

2015 Ford Mustang Shelby GT

2015 Ford Mustang Shelby GT

1961 BRM P57/3

1961 BRM P57/3

1961 Jaguar E-Type Roadster

1961 Jaguar E-Type Roadster

1954 Jaguar XK120

1954 Jaguar XK120

1959 Lister Chevrolet-Costin Prototype

1959 Lister Chevrolet-Costin Prototype

1972 Porsche 911 S

1972 Porsche 911 S

1952 Ferrari 225S Vignale Berlinetta

1952 Ferrari 225S Vignale Berlinetta

1966 Oldsmobile 442

1966 Oldsmobile 442

1949 Ferrari 166 Inter Coupe

1949 Ferrari 166 Inter Coupe

1906 Sizaire et Naudin Type F

1906 Sizaire et Naudin Type F

1953 Aston Martin DB2 DHC Vantage LHD

1953 Aston Martin DB2 DHC Vantage LHD

1964 Ferrari 250 Lusso

1964 Ferrari 250 Lusso

1985 Aston Martin V8 Vantage XPACK

1985 Aston Martin V8 Vantage XPACK

1994 Land Rover D90

1994 Land Rover D90

1961 Sunbeam Harrington Alpine ( Stage III )

1961 Sunbeam Harrington Alpine ( Stage III )

1972 Porsche 911 RS Outlaw

1972 Porsche 911 RS Outlaw

1951 Jaguar XK 120

1951 Jaguar XK 120

1978 Lancia Beta coupe

1978 Lancia Beta coupe

1934 Lagonda M45

1934 Lagonda M45

1938 Jaguar SS 100 3.5

1938 Jaguar SS 100 3.5

1964 Elva Mk 8

1964 Elva Mk 8

1943 Horch 901 Typ 40

1943 Horch 901 Typ 40

1961 Volkswagen T1 Panelvan-Kastenwagen

1961 Volkswagen T1 Panelvan-Kastenwagen

1957 Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing

1957 Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing

2000 BMW M3

2000 BMW M3

1997 Porsche 993 C4S

1997 Porsche 993 C4S

1965 McLaren - Elva M1A

1965 McLaren - Elva M1A

1972 March 722 Atlantic

1972 March 722 Atlantic

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

1954 Sunbeam Alpine Special

1954 Sunbeam Alpine Special

1958 Mercedes-Benz 190SL

1958 Mercedes-Benz 190SL

1951 Aston Martin DB2 For Sale

1951 Aston Martin DB2 For Sale

1978 Porsche 911

1978 Porsche 911 "RS Replica" Look

1970 Dodge Charger R/T

1970 Dodge Charger R/T

1966 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray

1966 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray

1959 Aston Martin DB4 Series I

1959 Aston Martin DB4 Series I

1956 Aston Martin DB2/4 MKII Project Car

1956 Aston Martin DB2/4 MKII Project Car

1959 Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage

1959 Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage

1972 Porsche 911 2.5 S/T

1972 Porsche 911 2.5 S/T

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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