EDITORIAL

Classic Days 2017

With Volkswagen At The Small Goodwood
Classic Days 2017

Once a year, the air is full of gasoline and magic in the 22,000-inhabitants community of Jüchen in Western Germany when automobile enthusiasts from all over the world flock to the picturesque town in order to see a vast array of chrome-flashing classic cars, young classics, exciting exotics and legendary racing cars at the beautiful Castle Dyck. This past weekend, …

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 Sebastian Schmitz
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TOP NEWS

Exploring Scandinavia

Exploring Scandinavia

In A Discovery Sport

When talking about SUVs these days, you might get the impression that these have nothing left in common with their all-terrain ancestors. 4-wheel drive is often only optional, ground clearance is limited... most of these are real softies. Fortunately, Land Rover feels obliged to its offroad-heritage and prides itself with a "best-in-class" cross-country mobility. To find out, we participated in one of …

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Ex-Fangio Racer

Ex-Fangio Racer

At Bonhams’ Quail Lodge Sale

Stirling Moss – Maserati's number 1 driver in 1956 described the 300S Maserati as "one of the easiest, nicest, best-balanced sports-racing cars ever made..." He would note the 300S in his personal diary as the race car that he had his greatest drive in and one of his favorite cars of all time. It is one of the greatest and …

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Litera Tour

Litera Tour

With A 944 Turbo In Thuringia

The stage is grand, but drama is not a word often associated with the rolling Thuringian hills. The countryside between the cities of Erfurt and Weimar, the adopted home of Germany’s most famous poet, is the backdrop for the ‘Litera tour’ in a Porsche 944 Turbo Cabriolet. “Sturm und Drang” was a period of German literature that Goethe and Schiller …

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Auction Preview

Auction Preview

Worldwide Monterey 2017

Worldwide Auctioneers is a newcomer to Monterey Car Week, and with so many events and auctions going on, it isn’t easy competing for the attention of enthusiasts and buyers scurrying all over the peninsula. Even so, following a strong debut auction in Scottsdale earlier this year, Worldwide has an impressive group of 70 automobiles and motorcycles set to cross the …

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Sixty Yours Of Style

Sixty Yours Of Style

Fiat 500 Celebrated In Goodwood

Visitors to this year’s Goodwood Revival (September 8th-10th) may be fooled into thinking that they have stepped back in time into a typical late 1950s Italian street scene, rather than the famous West Sussex motor circuit, the home of Britain’s first public motor race meeting in September 1948. Goodwood will be marking the 60th anniversary since the launch of the …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Beautifully Restored Series 2

Beautifully Restored Series 2

E-Type By E&R Classics

This really fabulous Jaguar E-Type Series 2 cabriolet is restored in 2017 and was provided with new paint in the colour British Racing Green, a very elegant combination with the completely new beige leather interior with green piping. The car has the original matching numbers, 6 cyl. Engine. Heritage Certificate is present and the full report of the restoration also. …

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Top-Notch Muscle

Top-Notch Muscle

Oldsmobile 442 W-30 By RK Motors

This professionally restored 442, a fully documented car that stayed with its original owners for over 23 years, is easily some of the hobby’s most desirable metal! Assembled in Lansing, Michigan during the fourth week of February, 1970, and sold through Aloha Motors of Honolulu, Hawaii, this awesome Olds is a lights-out classic that recently benefitted from a detailed, professional …

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Great Color Scheme Stunner

Great Color Scheme Stunner

DB6 By Post Vintage Engineers

This 1967 Aston Martin DB6 Saloon is for sale with Post Vintage Engineers. It is finished in light metallic blue, with a parchment leather interior and blue carpets. It was subject to major expenditure several years ago, and has been regularly serviced and well looked after ever since. This car was first supplied to HR Owen on the 20th November …

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MARKET TRENDS

Rugged Trucks Top Ranking

Rugged Trucks Top Ranking

At Hagerty Vehicle Rating

The Dodge Power Wagon is certainly living up to its name. The rugged 1945–68 truck powered its way to the top of the newest Hagerty Vehicle Rating, moving up from the third spot. The Power Wagon and 1966–77 Ford Bronco tied for first with an adjusted HVR of 95 points. SUVs remain hot overall, claiming 12 of the top 25 …

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TOP CARS

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1968 Bridgehampton, Can-Am Challenge – Peter Revson and Carroll Shelby in the pits. Peter did not finished the race in the McLaren M6B because of the rear suspension; photographed by Jack Webster, USA – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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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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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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Concours Of Elegance

Concours Of Elegance

The 2017 Concours of Elegance will take place from 1-3 September at Hampton Court Palace. www.concoursofelegance.co.uk

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Coys: Thoroughbred& Vintage at Fontwell House
Goodwood Revival

Goodwood Revival

The world’s best historic race weekend, featuring the earlier grid for the crowd-favourite St Mary’s Trophy tiptop battle, plus 4500 cars in the brilliant Revival Car Show ‘Over the Road’. Special celebrations plus other grids to be announced. www.goodwood.com

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Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille

Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille

The third Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille will be on the second weekend of September. Thus, we will be delighted to welcome you on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 September 2017 for a fourth elegant week-end in the countryside. www.chantillyartsetelegance.com

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PROFILE

Built For The Panamericana

Ferrari 342 America Vignale
Built For The Panamericana

When Enzo Ferrari set up shop for himself he was joined by engineer Gioachino Colombo, with whom he had also worked in his final years as an independent contractor for Alfa Romeo. Never lacking ambition, Ferrari wanted to perform on the highest level, which meant he would have to take on his old employer in Grand Prix racing and more …

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