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

1979 Porsche 930 Turbo

1979 Porsche 930 Turbo

1967 Chevrolet Camaro Dana

1967 Chevrolet Camaro Dana

1967 Alfa Spider, one California owner for 40 years!

1967 Alfa Spider, one California owner for 40 years!

1967 Ferrari 330 GTC

1967 Ferrari 330 GTC

1991 Porsche 911 Turbo

1991 Porsche 911 Turbo

1952 Jaguar XK120 OTS

1952 Jaguar XK120 OTS

1961 Jensen 541 S

1961 Jensen 541 S

1995 Porsche 911

1995 Porsche 911

1951 Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet A

1951 Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet A

1974 BMW 2500 CS

1974 BMW 2500 CS

1972 FIAT DINO 2400

1972 FIAT DINO 2400

1972 Ferrari 246GT Dino

1972 Ferrari 246GT Dino

1989 Lamborghini Countach

1989 Lamborghini Countach

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1989 Aston Martin V8 Volante

1989 Aston Martin V8 Volante

1977 Ensign N177

1977 Ensign N177

1987 MARCH LEYTON HOUSE F1

1987 MARCH LEYTON HOUSE F1

1967 ASTON MARTIN DB6 SALOON

1967 ASTON MARTIN DB6 SALOON

1966 SHELBY GT350 RACECAR

1966 SHELBY GT350 RACECAR

1995 Porsche 911 ( 993 ) Cabriolet

1995 Porsche 911 ( 993 ) Cabriolet

1970 Ferrari Dino 246 GT M-Series

1970 Ferrari Dino 246 GT M-Series

1997 Porsche 993 Turbo

1997 Porsche 993 Turbo

1963 Porsche 356 BT6 1600S

1963 Porsche 356 BT6 1600S

2003 Porsche 996 Carrera 2 coupe

2003 Porsche 996 Carrera 2 coupe

1955 Messerschmitt KR200

1955 Messerschmitt KR200

1993 Bugatti EB110GT

1993 Bugatti EB110GT

1993 DE TOMASO PANTERA GT5-S

1993 DE TOMASO PANTERA GT5-S

1971 PORSCHE 911 ‘S/T’

1971 PORSCHE 911 ‘S/T’

1952 PORSCHE 356 PRE-A 1500 COUPE

1952 PORSCHE 356 PRE-A 1500 COUPE

1967 LAMBORGHINI MIURA SV

1967 LAMBORGHINI MIURA SV

1968 Porsche 911 2.0

1968 Porsche 911 2.0

1967 Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 SS 'Sprint Speciale'

1967 Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 SS 'Sprint Speciale'

1952 Ferrari 212 Inter

1952 Ferrari 212 Inter

1973 Iso Grifo Series II 7L LHD

1973 Iso Grifo Series II 7L LHD

1955 PORSCHE 356 PRE-A SPEEDSTER

1955 PORSCHE 356 PRE-A SPEEDSTER

1974 Ferrari 365 GT4 Berlinetta Boxer

1974 Ferrari 365 GT4 Berlinetta Boxer

1985 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2l

1985 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2l

1957 Porsche 356 A Coupe

1957 Porsche 356 A Coupe

1961 AC ACE BRISTOL

1961 AC ACE BRISTOL

1958 BRM TYPE 25

1958 BRM TYPE 25

1982 BRABHAM BT49/D

1982 BRABHAM BT49/D

1929 BENTLEY SPEED SIX LE MANS

1929 BENTLEY SPEED SIX LE MANS

1962 Triumph TR3 A

1962 Triumph TR3 A

1957 AC BRISTOL

1957 AC BRISTOL

1983 Lancia 037 Group B EVO 2

1983 Lancia 037 Group B EVO 2

2002 PORSCHE 996 GT3 RS

2002 PORSCHE 996 GT3 RS

1938 Jaguar SS100

1938 Jaguar SS100

1961 Porsche 356B Coupe Super 90

1961 Porsche 356B Coupe Super 90

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1953 Aston Martin DB2 Vantage Drophead Coupe

1953 Aston Martin DB2 Vantage Drophead Coupe

1962 Jaguar E-Type Lightweight Roadster

1962 Jaguar E-Type Lightweight Roadster

1958 Porsche 356 Speedster Super

1958 Porsche 356 Speedster Super

1992 Ferrari F40

1992 Ferrari F40

1976 March 761

1976 March 761

1970 FORD MUSTANG BOSS 302 YELLOW

1970 FORD MUSTANG BOSS 302 YELLOW

1951 Jaguar XK120 Period Competition Roadster

1951 Jaguar XK120 Period Competition Roadster

1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 LHD

1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 LHD

1972 Datsun 240Z Super Samuri 'Big Sam'

1972 Datsun 240Z Super Samuri 'Big Sam'

1964 Shelby Cobra 289

1964 Shelby Cobra 289

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

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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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