EDITORIAL

Silverstone Classic

Another Record Breaking Festival
Silverstone Classic

The 2017 Silverstone Classic drew to a close on 30 July, with another record-breaking day that included ten crowd-pleasing races, eye-catching anniversary parades and high-speed demos that sent more than 100,000 spectators home with wide smiles on their faces. In excess of 1,000 entries spanned some eight decades of glorious motor sport history over the course of the weekend, from …

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TOP NEWS

Alpine A110 Première Edition

Alpine A110 Première Edition

Exclusive Showcase At Salon Privé

The all-new Alpine A110 Première Edition will be shown at this year’s eagerly anticipated luxury automotive event, Salon Privé, from 31st August to 2nd September. Visitors to Salon Privé will be among the very first in the UK to get an exclusive glimpse of the new Alpine A110 in Première Edition specification before going on sale in the UK next year. Combining …

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The New Rolls Royce Phantom

The New Rolls Royce Phantom

Tireless Pursuit Of Perfection

From the moment Sir Henry Royce introduced the Rolls-Royce Phantom in 1925 it was judged ‘The Best Car in the World’ by the cognoscenti. As a result it has conveyed some of the world’s most influential and powerful men and women to the most defining historical moments over the last 92 years. Every new Phantom that has subsequently appeared has …

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Bollinger B1

Bollinger B1

World’s First All Electric Utility Vehicle

Today, Bollinger Motors revealed the all-electric B1 sport utility truck to a global audience during a media event at the Classic Car Club of Manhattan. Created from a clean sheet using a lightweight aluminum architecture, the Bollinger B1 is innovating the truck category by building the world's first fully working prototype of an all-electric sport utility truck. The B1 is …

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The ISO Museum

The ISO Museum

A Fascinating Project

The Iso Millennium Committee is a group of Iso Rivolta enthusiast in Bresso (Milan – Italy), the hometown of the Iso (where the Iso Factory was established by Commendatore Rivolta, after WW II). In 2000-2001 a group of bold people were able to change the destiny of the Iso Factory from full demolition to preservation of an important section of …

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Shelsley Walsh

Shelsley Walsh

A Classic Success

A fantastic occasion, very well organised and a huge success, that was the consensus of opinion from visitors, competitors and officials alike for Classic Nostalgia organised by the Midland Automobile Club at the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb over the weekend, a festival showcasing motor sport from years gone by. Huge crowds, many suitably attired in 40s and 50s period dress, …

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Oldtimer Grand Prix – Nürburgring

Oldtimer Grand Prix – Nürburgring

Pre-War Cars On Their Traditional Turf

The revival of motorsport history at this year’s 45th AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix from 11 to 13 August will be highlighted by a special occasion. The tradition-steeped Nürburgring hosting the 20 races, regularity tests (RTs) and presentations is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. Befitting this grand jubilee, the field of pre-war racing cars in particular is going to feature …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Porsche 911 S Targa

Porsche 911 S Targa

By 2Shores Classic Cars

We are pleased to offer on behalf of one of our clients this carefully restored 1968 Porsche 911 S Targa. Finished in its original and rare exterior color of Metallic Dark Green (code 62109) this extremely rare car looks and drives stunning. This car is 100% numbers matching as confirmed by a Porsche Certificate of Authenticity and as such, a true …

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Lamborghini 400 GT Interim

Lamborghini 400 GT Interim

By Hunting Ridge Motors

Finished in Black with Saddle leather interior. One of only 23 400GT Interim Coupes made. The Interim had the shorter, sleeker wheelbase and body. It offered seating for two as opposed to the later 400GT 2+2 which has a longer wheelbase and seating for four. This example has just been treated to a complete restoration. The restoration included rebuilding the …

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Ferrari 250 GT PF Coupe

Ferrari 250 GT PF Coupe

By Samuel Lawrence

After years of racing success, Enzo Ferrari sought to bring some financial stability to the automaker that bore his name. Enzo requested Pininfarina to design an elegant 250 GT Coupe to follow-up to the well-received 250 GT Boano and Ellena in the late 1950s. With its 1958 debut in Milan, the 250 GT Pininfarina Coupe was a grand touring car …

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MARKET TRENDS

Italian Design-House Automobiles

Italian Design-House Automobiles

Affordable Classics

Pininfarina. Ghia. Bertone. Touring. Zagato. They were the couture of the automotive world. When carmakers wanted something special in their lines, they turned to these Italian designers and coachbuilders. The decades-long relationship between Pininfarina and Ferrari yielded some of the world’s most beautiful GTs and sports cars. Ghia created concept car masterpieces for Chrysler. From Bertone came the Iso Grifo, …

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TOP CARS

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1967 Monza, 1000 km – The Porsche 904 GTS of Turillo Barbuscia and Maurizio Micangeli (DNF, accident) and the Chaparral-Chevrolet 2F of Mike Spence and Phil Hill (DNF, driveshaft) in the pitlane; archive Paolo D'Alessio, I – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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Chantilly Arts & Elegance

Chantilly Arts & Elegance

Chic concours returns to the exquisite château grounds near Paris. www.chantillyartsetelegance.com  

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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: Goodwood Revival Sale
Salon Privé

Salon Privé

Salon Privé presents automotive style & elegance against the sensational back drop of historic Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. www.salonpriveconcours.com

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Mecum: Harrisburg

Mecum: Harrisburg

Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, PA www.mecum.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

Mc Laren F1

The Ultimate Road Racer
Mc Laren F1

In the months before his untimely death in June of 1970, Bruce McLaren was working on a proper McLaren road car. He of course held in the back of his head that if sufficient numbers were built, he could take it racing in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Sadly all work on this project was halted after the company …

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