EDITORIAL

All The Results

From Arizona Car Week
All The Results

Seven days, 3,486 vehicles and $259.8 million later, preliminary figures for the 2017 Arizona auctions are in. Compared with last year, more vehicles were offered, more were sold and $9 million more traded hands, according to Hagerty, the insurance and vehicle valuation-tracking company that monitors each of the seven auctions that took place during the week. After sales totals slumped last …

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TOP NEWS

Peaks Of Performance

Peaks Of Performance

2017 Goodwood FoS Theme

Goodwood has announced the theme for this year’s Festival of Speed, which takes place from June 29 to July 2. It is “Peaks of Performance – Motorsport’s Game-Changers” and it encompasses a celebration of the racing machines that were so fast, powerful, expensive or complicated that the rules had to be changed to rein them in. These are the sort …

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Dan Gurney’s Famous Eagles

Dan Gurney’s Famous Eagles

Celebrated At The Petersen

Dan Gurney’s All American Racers has a more than 50-year track record of taking on the world and winning. From being the only American-built Formula 1 race winner of the modern era-with Gurney at the wheel, no less-to winning three Indianapolis 500s to so utterly dominating the IMSA GTP class in its last two years that it is said AAR’s …

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Remember Mercedes’ Flat 12?

Remember Mercedes’ Flat 12?

What An Engine

The 3.5 liter, 640 horsepower Mercedes ‘M291' 180-degree 12 cylinder engine died twice: first when it repeatedly failed on the race track, and second when the entire racing series it was designed for came to an end. Let me first say that you must listen to this engine. Hear it.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t08hFagAJ_s Take in the howl of twelve cylinders, in …

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Grand Prix Classics

Grand Prix Classics

New On Collectorscarworld

Grand Prix Classics specializes in the buying, selling and consignment of historic sports cars and racing cars. Located in La Jolla, California, with a beautiful showroom and workshop, the business is run by its founder, Mark Leonard, who is truly passionate about his work. He has assembled a team of dedicated professionals who each contribute with specific talents ranging from …

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Top 10 Best Drives

Top 10 Best Drives

Worldwide

How do you pick the best drives in the world? Simon Heptinstall has explored stunning landscapes, adventurous road trips and challenging routes, and his ultimate test is whether you will remember it for the rest of your life. 1. The Atlantic Road Møre og Romsdal, Norway (5 miles/8km) Fjords, mountains, wild seas, rocky islands and picturesque villages – you’ll find …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Perfectly Restored

Perfectly Restored

DeTomaso Mangusta By Speed8Classics

The 1969 De Tomaso Mangusta for sale by Speed 8 Classics presents itself in an outstanding condition after an extensive restoration has been carried out on that early model of the car. Its 289Cui V8 engine runs smoothly and the car has covered only a mere 26,300 kilometers. The car's color is a true eye-catcher and definitely worth a look. see more …

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1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL

1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL

By SSR Classic

The beautiful white 1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL offered by SSR classic has undergone a full restoration and hasn't covered 0 km since the engine has been totally rebuild. A matching number car in an outstanding original colour combination. see more details Report by collectorscarworld Photos by SSR Classic

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1955 Chevrolet Corvette C1

1955 Chevrolet Corvette C1

By RD Classics

Back in those years not many Corvettes were produced, in 1955 only 700 cars. 1955 was the first year in which the V8 was placed in the Corvette. This Corvette has been restored with an eye for Detail and is in a very good condition. This beautiful red Corvette has a Gypse Red paint which looks really amazing! The paint …

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MARKET TRENDS

State Of The Market

State Of The Market

January 2017

The more things change, the more they stay the same. That’s certainly how the collector car market seems in 2017. The market shed speed in 2016, much as it did through 2015. But values over the past 12 months have generally remained stable, although price retreats took hold in formerly white-hot segments. Overall, North American auction sales dropped by 14 …

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TOP CARS

1964 Jaguar E-type 3.8 Series 1

1964 Jaguar E-type 3.8 Series 1

1953 Aston Martin DB2

1953 Aston Martin DB2

1970 PORSCHE 911S COUPE

1970 PORSCHE 911S COUPE

2016 Mercedes Benz G550 Gwagen

2016 Mercedes Benz G550 Gwagen

1956 Porsche 356

1956 Porsche 356 "Pre-A" Speedster

1976 LANCIA STRATOS

1976 LANCIA STRATOS "STRADALE"

1956 PORSCHE 356 A SPEEDSTER

1956 PORSCHE 356 A SPEEDSTER

1962 LOTUS ELITE

1962 LOTUS ELITE

1980 Porsche 911SC Coupe

1980 Porsche 911SC Coupe

1920 Buick K Six Series

1920 Buick K Six Series

1960 Aston Martin DB4 Series 2

1960 Aston Martin DB4 Series 2

1928 Mercedes-Benz SS Cabriolet

1928 Mercedes-Benz SS Cabriolet

2005 Ferrari 575 Superamerica

2005 Ferrari 575 Superamerica

2000 Land Rover Defender 90TD5 2000

2000 Land Rover Defender 90TD5 2000

1983 Ferrari 208 GTB Turbo Red '83

1983 Ferrari 208 GTB Turbo Red '83

1958 AC Aceca - LHD

1958 AC Aceca - LHD

1962 Innocenti 950 Spider by Ghia

1962 Innocenti 950 Spider by Ghia

1962 Ferrari 250 GTE Zagato

1962 Ferrari 250 GTE Zagato

1962 Maserati 3500 GTI Vignale Spyder LHD

1962 Maserati 3500 GTI Vignale Spyder LHD

1957 Jaguar XKSS

1957 Jaguar XKSS

2009 Range Rover 3.6

2009 Range Rover 3.6

1958 Jaguar XK150 DHC

1958 Jaguar XK150 DHC

1968 Ferrari 330 GTS

1968 Ferrari 330 GTS

1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead Coupe

1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead Coupe

1992 Porsche 964 RS

1992 Porsche 964 RS

1980 BMW M1

1980 BMW M1

1961 Cooper T53

1961 Cooper T53

1988 Lamborghini LM002

1988 Lamborghini LM002

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1985 Ferrari 288 GTO

1985 Ferrari 288 GTO

1965 Ford Fairlane

1965 Ford Fairlane

1948 Ermini-Gilco Gran Premio

1948 Ermini-Gilco Gran Premio

1976 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

1976 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

2016 Porsche 991 GT3

2016 Porsche 991 GT3

1974 Lancia Stratos

1974 Lancia Stratos

1959 Porsche 356A

1959 Porsche 356A

1957 Porsche 356 A Coupe

1957 Porsche 356 A Coupe

2002 ASTON MARTIN DB7

2002 ASTON MARTIN DB7

1964 Shelby Cobra 289

1964 Shelby Cobra 289

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1938 Bentley 4¼ Litre

1938 Bentley 4¼ Litre

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo S

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo S

1964 Alfa Romeo 2600 Touring Spider

1964 Alfa Romeo 2600 Touring Spider

1962 Maserati 3500GT Vignale Spyder

1962 Maserati 3500GT Vignale Spyder

1960 Jaguar XK150 3.8S Drop Head Coupe

1960 Jaguar XK150 3.8S Drop Head Coupe

1950 Jaguar Gomm

1950 Jaguar Gomm

1970 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2

1970 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2

1930 Bentley 4.5 Litre

1930 Bentley 4.5 Litre

1970 Lola T210

1970 Lola T210

1960 Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder

1960 Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder

1970 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3

1970 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3

1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1987 Porsche 959

1987 Porsche 959

2017 Mercedes Benz AMG GT R

2017 Mercedes Benz AMG GT R

1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

1969  Lola T70 Mk3B Continuation

1969 Lola T70 Mk3B Continuation

1965 Porsche 911 coupe 2.0

1965 Porsche 911 coupe 2.0

1955 Messerschmitt KR175

1955 Messerschmitt KR175

1974 Porsche 911 RSR/B Production SCCA Historic Race Car

1974 Porsche 911 RSR/B Production SCCA Historic Race Car

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Keels & Wheels

Keels & Wheels

Keels & Wheels established itself among the nations top concours events while in pursuit of multiple goals. www.keels-wheels.com

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Bremen Classic Motorshow

Bremen Classic Motorshow

The Bremen Classic Motorshow is the first major classic car exhibition of the year. Here you’ll find all the classic vehicle paraphernalia you’ll need for a successful start to the season: cars, motorcycles, young classics, historic motorsport, spare parts and restoration tips. www.classicmotorshow.de

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Rétromobile

Rétromobile

Rétromobile is THE event for anyone interested in vintage cars: over 500 vehicles on show, 500 exhibitors, 120 clubs, 45 artists in the « Automobile Art Gallery », and a host of exclusive events. www.retromobile.com

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Bonhams: The Grand Palais

Bonhams: The Grand Palais

Paris, The Grand Palais www.bonhams.com

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Coys: Olympia Historic Automobile

Coys: Olympia Historic Automobile

Coys at Olympia in Association with Olympia Historic Automobile Fair and Auction www.coys.co.uk

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Retro Classics

Retro Classics

Fantastic automotive legends from the four corners of the world with classic elegance await admirers of beautiful curves and hot engines. Start your classic car season at the central hub for driving culture and lifestyle, and discover the finest opulent classic car convention. Also on the starting line: NEO CLASSICS, Youngtimers, American cars, shows and interesting contemporary cars. www.retro-classics.de

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Mecum: Kansas City
Jarama-Classic

Jarama-Classic

www.peterauto.peter.fr

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PROFILE

Crucial Part Of Ferrari’s Success

With the 246 and 308 GT4 Dino models, Ferrari created a niche between the Porsche 911 and the marque's own super-GTs. Where the original 206/246 Dinos were styled by Pininfarina, Ferrari commissioned Bertone for its replacement, the 308 GT4. Together with a dramatic change in styling, the new Dino received a three litre V8 engine. Like it's predecessor, the 308's …

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