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

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

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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