EDITORIAL

Under The Skin

New Exhibitions At The Ferrari Museum
Under The Skin

During our stay at Ferrari-heaven also known as Maranello, a visit at the Ferrari museum was mandatory for us. Luckily, we were right in time for two new special exhibitions. The museum appears spacious and open, especially since it has been extended by more than 600 square metres to a total of 4,100 square metres in order to handle the …

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TOP NEWS

V12-Power Everywhere

V12-Power Everywhere

Driving A Mint 750iL And 850CSi

Oh Romania, what a driver's country you are! We are still in love with your infinite stretches of beautiful landscapes, dreamlike castles and incredible mountain roads... and with the kindness of your people. As part of our tour organised by BMW Group Classic and the great guys at BMW Romania, we were able to witness an important part of BMW engineering history: debuting …

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Small Open Sports Cars And Coupes

Small Open Sports Cars And Coupes

At Chantilly Concours

Among the classes in the Concours d’Etat, part of the fourth staging of Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille, are those dedicated to the Ecceterini open sports cars and coupes so visitors will be able to see some of the best models produced by small Italian constructors in the last century. Moretti, Goldmanini, Siata, Osca, Cisitalia, Intermeccanica, etc. are makes …

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New Jaguar Five-Speed

New Jaguar Five-Speed

Developed By JD Classics

Long established for their Jaguar based heritage, JD Classics are pleased to unveil their newly developed JD Sport five speed gearbox. Designed in house, the gearbox has been refined and perfected through rigorous testing by our skilled technicians. The newly developed JD Classics Sport five speed gearbox has been specially designed to fit all historic Jaguar whether it be a …

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Highly Recommended

Highly Recommended

Porsche 964 Carrera RS 3.8

It is one of the rarest 911 RS models ever built. In 1993, just 55 Porsche 964 Carrera RS 3.8s were completed by hand in Weissach, with a further 49 racing versions – the 964 Carrera RSR 3.8 – built by hand simultaneously in the customer sports department. However, the 2.7 RS’s successor didn’t have an easy start to its …

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Italian Gentlemen Lineup

Italian Gentlemen Lineup

At Pebble Beach Sale

Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance®, is thrilled to reveal a lineup of premier Italian sports cars for the company’s Pebble Beach Auctions this August. 1953 Fiat 8V Berlinetta Elaborata (estimate: $1,400,000-$1,800,000) This curated selection of fine automobiles comes from renowned coachbuilders that include Pinin Farina, Zagato and Scaglietti. These beautifully sculpted sports …

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CLASSIC INVEST

One Of 60

One Of 60

Jaguar Mk IV DHC By Car Cave

Beautiful Black 1948 Jaguar Mk IV drop head coupe with cream leather interior. This left hand drive drophead has celeberty ownership. First owner was Babe Paley (a fashion editor for Vogue) and wife of the founder and owner of CBS New York. One of the only 375 produced lhd MK IV’s. Probably 1 of the only 60 still existing. Timeless …

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Luxury GT Car

Luxury GT Car

Jensen 541S By Lex Classics

For sale, unique Jensen 541S performed in the color white combined with a red roof and white leather upholstery. This Jensen 541S was restored in England, various invoices are present by us. From the Jensen 541S only 127 cars were produced. Jensen 541S was Jensen Motors luxury GT model of the Jensen 541 series with a much wider track. Four …

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Striking Alloy Body

Striking Alloy Body

Frazer Nash Le Mans By Pendine

Introduced in 1953, the Le Mans Coupe was the first closed production car from Frazer Nash.  In essence a Targa Florio with a hard top, the coupe used the new parallel-tube chassis frame, wrapped in a striking alloy body. Independent front suspension, rack-and-pinion steering and torsion bar rear suspension, the engine was, of course, the 2 Litre Bristol unit beloved …

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MARKET TRENDS

Most Expensive US Auction Cars

Most Expensive US Auction Cars

Top Five

With celebrations for the 4th of July just behind us, America can look back to nearly 25 decades since it became the United States, including producing some remarkable vehicles. Below are the five most-expensive American cars sold at auction. But first, let’s consider a few qualifiers. At the top end of the market, American cars generally aren’t as highly prized …

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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

1970 Course de Côte de Turckheim, 3-épis - Kurt Buess at the start in the F2 Brabham BT16 Twincam 1600;

photographed by Adolph Conrath, F – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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Concours South Africa

Concours South Africa

The Concours d’Elegance has its roots in 17th century France, when the aristocracy would parade their horse-drawn carriages through the parks of Paris. www.concourssa.co.za

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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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Bonhams: Quail Lodge

Bonhams: Quail Lodge

Bonhams returns to the beautiful Monterey Peninsula for its 20th 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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Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is often said to be the world’s premier celebration of the automobile. Here is a look at some of the historic moments that have drawn enthusiasts to this event from its beginning in 1950 to the present. www.pebblebeachconcours.net

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PROFILE

Buried Treasure

Porsche 911R
Buried Treasure

Deep in the forest, an exceptionally rare Porsche – a 1968 911 R – roars into life. One of just 19 lightweight models ever built, the car boasts a unique, fully documented body and engine combination and a prestigious racing history. Its past drivers include none other than Gérard Larousse. This is the extraordinary tale of a buried Porsche treasure. …

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