EDITORIAL

Great Eight

Exhibition At Bonhams
Great Eight

An exhibition of some of the most notable Rolls-Royce Phantoms will be held at Bonhams from 29 July till 2 August, in celebration of 92 years of the illustrious model. Eight of the most historically significant Phantoms will be displayed at Bonhams international flagship saleroom on New Bond Street, London, including the long-awaited New Phantom. A selection of 7 motor …

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TOP NEWS

Yellow Vulcano

Yellow Vulcano

McLaren 540C

Remember our road trip with McLaren’s two Sport Series cars, the 540C and the 570S? Since then, both cars have stuck in our minds as automobile highlights for their sheer power and pure driving fun. When asked by McLaren to kidnap another 540C, this time in an incredible Volcano Yellow, we did not hesitate for a second. Again, we were …

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70 Years Together

70 Years Together

Stella Alpina 2017

The 70th anniversary Stella Alpina has just come to a close: the regularity rally organized by Scuderia Trentina with the support of Canossa Events. Its winning combination of sport, passion, spectacular panoramas, hairpin bends, superb hospitality and breathtaking scenery in the marvelous Dolomites, delighted all those taking part: people who love competing with their cars but appreciate the opportunity to see …

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200mph-Club

200mph-Club

Meet The Current Supercars

Check out 22 amazing cars which hit the 200 MPH benchmark. There might be some surprises. Actually a lot of German cars.   22. Aston Martin DB11- 200MPH Photo by Aston Martin Aston Martin’s high-speed grand tourer is equipped with a V12-powered DB11 and has a top speed to match. This car is made to run fast.   21. Cadillac …

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Essential Car Movies

Essential Car Movies

For Rainy Days

It’s summer, so we’re spending a lot more time behind the wheel of our own cars than we are watching car movies. But hey, if rain should fall and ruin our cruising plans, we’re ready to make the best of it. We asked members of Hagerty’s Media Team to pick the car-themed movie they can’t live without. Surprisingly, there were …

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Outstanding Racers

Outstanding Racers

At Pacific Grove Auction

Worldwide Auctioneers is gearing up for its auction debut during Monterey car week, with an outstanding selection of racers and European pre-war classics, sports and supercars among the recent consignments to The Pacific Grove Auction on Thursday, August 17. Slated to cross the block is a singular and exceptionally well-documented 1937 Delahaye 135M Coupe by Dubos, with exciting one-off custom …

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CLASSIC INVEST

America Suited

America Suited

Lancia Aurelia B24S By Hamann Classic Cars

As Lancia’s notoriety spread stateside following World War II, the time came for the company to offer an open sports car to the boom market in the United States. This model would have to have more power, as well as open coachwork better-suited to the warm climates of Florida, Texas, and, most of all, California.​ The result was the Aurelia …

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Beautiful Gullwing

Beautiful Gullwing

300 SL By HK-Engineering

Beautiful Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé in silver with red leather trim and Rudge rims. The initial configuration of the Gullwing was white (50) combined with black leather (953). The car was transported by train to Hamburg on October 31, 1955 and then shipped to Mercedes-Benz in Houston, Texas / USA. After a few years, the vehicle was sold from Texas …

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Back To The Future

Back To The Future

By RD Classics

The DeLorean sports car was originally built in Northern Ireland and was intended for the US market. The DeLorean was produced for only 2 years, in 1981 and 1982. The characteristic wing doors work perfectly and belong to the looks of the DeLorean. The 2.8-liter V6 engine runs perfectly and he has an manual transmission. The DeLorean is equipped with …

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MARKET TRENDS

Most Expensive Race Cars

Most Expensive Race Cars

Ever Sold At Auction

There really is no “cheap” way to race cars. Considering all of the tools, parts, safety equipment, fuel, travel costs, and entry fees involved, auto racing is one of the most expensive hobbies out there. And the costliest piece of the puzzle, of course, is the car itself, which can range in value from a few grand to a few …

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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

1969 Willow Springs, SCCA National Race - Phil Henny went to 2nd place in his Lola T70 MK 3B for the Agapiou Brothers; archive Phil Henny, USA – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Mecum: Denver

Mecum: Denver

Colorado Convention Center 700 14th Street Denver, CO 80202 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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Coys: Classic Days at Schloss Dyck

Coys: Classic Days at Schloss Dyck

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

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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 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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Salon Privé

Salon Privé

Salon Privé presents automotive style & elegance against the sensational back drop of historic Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. It is the UK’s most exclusive automotive Garden Party as well as one of the most glamorous social occasions on the calendar. www.salonpriveconcours.com

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PROFILE

Fastest Road-Going Porsche Ever

The fastest and most powerful road-approved 911 is ready for launch: The new Porsche 911 GT2 RS celebrated its world premiere at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. At the heart of this high-performance sports car is a 515 kW (700 hp) biturbo flat engine. Weighing in at 1,470 kg with a full fuel tank, the lightweight two-seater …

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