EDITORIAL

Tribute To Aston Martin

At Rétromobile Paris
Tribute To Aston Martin

The English sports car manufacturer Aston Martin had its golden age under the leadership of David Brown. With nearly 20 representative models, Rétromobile is retracing this period marked by the production of GTs with inimitable lines, a world title and the beginnings of a close connection with secret agent James Bond. Legend has it that it was after seeing the …

Read more

Take a look at this week's news and we are sure you will enjoy what's going on. For all your ideas and advertising needs we are here around the clock. Please mail us via info@collectorscarworld.com.

Happy Motoring!

 

 Sebastian Schmitz
www.collectorscarworld.com
www.vintagestyle.eu
www.gloriousmotorcycles.com

TOP NEWS

Highlights At The Grand Palais

Highlights At The Grand Palais

Bonhams’ Paris Auction

The incredible location of the Grand Palais will once again host Bonhams Grande Marques du Monde sale on 9th February during the famous Rétromobile. With lots ranging from the veteran 1900 Benz Ideal 4.5 HP to a brace of modern Bentleys, the sale spans over a century of the finest motor cars from all over the world. Representing the best of British …

Read more

Alvis Is Back

Alvis Is Back

Taking Orders & Exhibiting At London Classic Car Show

Fifty years after Alvis stopped making cars, the company is back and its order book is open. And the company will have a significant presence at the London Classic Car Show (23-26 February, London ExCeL) to mark the occasion. Unlike some marque revivals, The Alvis Car Company isn’t simply attaching the famous ‘Red Triangle’ badge to the front of a …

Read more

Lineup Of Fine Historic Cars

Lineup Of Fine Historic Cars

Shown At Rétromobile By William I'Anson

  Apart from a superb exhibition spanning the 70th anniversary of Ferrari, a great selection of french brands and their cars, two reunited Ballots, Bonhams jaw-dropping lineup for the Grand Palais Sale and other rarities, the 2017 edition of the Rétromobile, held in Paris from Feb 8th-12th, will certainly wow its visitors with many other automobile highlights.     One thing …

Read more

Bremen Classic Motorshow

Bremen Classic Motorshow

Last Minute Tips

Bremen Classic Motorshow will take place Feb 3rd-5th. These are the latest updates on the special exhibitions: In "Karmann's Treasury" in Hall 5, one very special Volkswagen Karmann Ghia sits beneath his siblings: the conceptual study, which Wilhelm Karmann had designed by Ghia in 1953 without the knowledge of VW. At its unveiling in 1955, there were standing ovations. The rest is history. For …

Read more

Quite A Concept

Quite A Concept

1956 Buick Centurion

The General Motors Motorama shows of the 1950s were an extravaganza of design and spectacle, showcasing General Motors’ latest production cars plus dramatic concept cars that predicted the future of the automobile. All of these were displayed on elaborate moving sets with performers and bands that made the old-fashioned motor show seem Victorian by comparison. At the 1956 Motorama GM …

Read more

CLASSIC INVEST

Maserati-Powered Rarity

Maserati-Powered Rarity

Bandini Maserati By Marreyt Classics

The only Bandini which was meant to be fitted from original with a Maserati engine. One of the 4 cars constructed with a wider chassis. Aluminium body built by Motto. Initially fitted with a pre-war Maserati 4 cylinder 1100 cc racing engine, now a 1949 A6 Maserati 1.5 liter 6 cylinder in line + triple twin Weber carbs. Exported to …

Read more

One Of The Few RHD

One Of The Few RHD

Ferrari BBi 512 By Graypaul

Following on from the Carburettor Fed 365 GT4 BB and the BB 512, the BBi 512 was the last in the Berlinetta Boxer series before being replaced in 1984 with the Testarossa. This last incarnation was a rare car in the UK, with only 42 UK, Right Hand Drive Cars produced, and just 48 Right Hand Drive Worldwide, from a …

Read more

Successful LeMans Racer

Successful LeMans Racer

Aston Martin DBR9 By KW Autos

With the development of the Aston Martin DBR9, the company from Gaydon in the UK aimed at the very top of motorsport competition. When the DBR9 was introduced in 2004 exactly 45 years have gone by since the last time Aston Martin has won the most important motorsport event in the world being the 24 hours of Le Mans with …

Read more

MARKET TRENDS

Arizona Analysis

Arizona Analysis

Emerging Marketplace Trends

The final results from the Scottsdale auctions held during Arizona Car Week are in, and it looks like the total sales numbers are $262.8 million this year compared with $250 million last year. So, it looks like the market is climbing and all is great. But if you actually attended the auctions, you probably have a different opinion about the …

Read more

TOP CARS

1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Roadster

1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Roadster

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing

1987 Porsche 959

1987 Porsche 959

1972 Dodge Challenger

1972 Dodge Challenger

1968 Austin A35 Van LHD restored in topcondition.

1968 Austin A35 Van LHD restored in topcondition.

1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 - 4.2 Litre Fixed Head Coupe

1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 - 4.2 Litre Fixed Head Coupe

2017 Porsche 911 GT 3

2017 Porsche 911 GT 3

1994 Porsche 911 Turbo

1994 Porsche 911 Turbo

1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

1974 Jaguar E-Type SIII

1974 Jaguar E-Type SIII

1998 BMW Z3 M Roadster

1998 BMW Z3 M Roadster

1995 Mercedes Benz E 220 Cabrio

1995 Mercedes Benz E 220 Cabrio

1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0

1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0

1968 Aston Martin DB6 MK1

1968 Aston Martin DB6 MK1

1967 Porsche 911 L

1967 Porsche 911 L

1955 Volkswagen T1

1955 Volkswagen T1

2013 Pagani Huayra

2013 Pagani Huayra

1959 Lister Chevrolet-Costin Prototype

1959 Lister Chevrolet-Costin Prototype

1961 Jensen 541S

1961 Jensen 541S

1999 Dodge Viper RT/10

1999 Dodge Viper RT/10

1955 Lancia B24S Spyder America

1955 Lancia B24S Spyder America

1981 De Lorean Delorean

1981 De Lorean Delorean

1972 Lamborghini Espada Series II

1972 Lamborghini Espada Series II

1949 Ferrari 166 Inter Coupe

1949 Ferrari 166 Inter Coupe

1952 Ferrari 212 Inter Pinin Farina cabriolet

1952 Ferrari 212 Inter Pinin Farina cabriolet

1963 Ferrari 250 GTE

1963 Ferrari 250 GTE

1968 Ferrari 330 GTC

1968 Ferrari 330 GTC

1993 Porsche 964 speedster

1993 Porsche 964 speedster

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1966 Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagode

1966 Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagode

1988 Argo JM

1988 Argo JM

1987 Porsche

1987 Porsche

1967 Aston Martin DB6 MK1 Volante

1967 Aston Martin DB6 MK1 Volante

1989 Porsche 911 Speedster

1989 Porsche 911 Speedster

1977 Porsche 934.5 IMSA

1977 Porsche 934.5 IMSA

1968 Aston Martin DB6

1968 Aston Martin DB6

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1974 Lancia Stratos

1974 Lancia Stratos

1964 Fiat 500 Jolly by Ghia

1964 Fiat 500 Jolly by Ghia

1965 Lola T70 Spyder Mk1

1965 Lola T70 Spyder Mk1

2002 Land Rover D90

2002 Land Rover D90

1971 VW T2a Campmobile

1971 VW T2a Campmobile

2007 Porsche 911 ( 997.1 ) GT3 RS

2007 Porsche 911 ( 997.1 ) GT3 RS

1988 Porsche 959 KOMFORT

1988 Porsche 959 KOMFORT

1969 Porsche 911T

1969 Porsche 911T

1979 BMW M1 E26

1979 BMW M1 E26

1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 – Daytona

1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 – Daytona

1994 Land Rover D90

1994 Land Rover D90

1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera

1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera

1972 Porsche 911 2.4 T Targa Ölklappe White '72

1972 Porsche 911 2.4 T Targa Ölklappe White '72

1951 Jaguar XK 120

1951 Jaguar XK 120

1967 McLaren M1C

1967 McLaren M1C

1973 Chevron B26

1973 Chevron B26

1988 Audi Turbo quattro-Edition Spéciale 150/200

1988 Audi Turbo quattro-Edition Spéciale 150/200

1965 Mercedes Benz 22O SE

1965 Mercedes Benz 22O SE

1946 Siata 500 Record

1946 Siata 500 Record

1964 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray

1964 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray

1967 Porsche 912

1967 Porsche 912

1894 Peugeot Type 5

1894 Peugeot Type 5

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

1951 Aston Martin DB2 For Sale

1951 Aston Martin DB2 For Sale

Aston Martin DB6 For Sale

Aston Martin DB6 For Sale

1963 Jaguar E-Type 3,8 Litre OTS

1963 Jaguar E-Type 3,8 Litre OTS

1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302

1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1954 AVUS, Grosser Preis von Berlin – Hans Herrmann passes the high banking in his streamlined Mercedes W196 on way to third place

Photo by Alfred von Keller - Thomas Horat Collection

PRIVATE SALES SERVICE

We assist you in discreetly finding a new home for any rare collectors car, which is fresh to the market and historically significant. We equally act as agent for private buyers seeking to add to their collections, particularly those who require anonymity and expert guidance. We have been working with collectors, dealers and auction houses in Europe and the USA, which gives us a network of exclusive collectors contacts second to none. We want to ensure that sellers and collectors make the right choices and connect them on a private, exclusive and confidential base. Further information is available by contacting us at info@collectorscarworld.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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

Read more

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

Read more

Bonhams: The Grand Palais

Bonhams: The Grand Palais

Paris, The Grand Palais www.bonhams.com

Read more

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

Read more

Antwerp Classic Salon

Antwerp Classic Salon

On the 2nd of March 2017 – just one day before the opening of the 40th Antwerp Classic Salon – it will be exactly 70 years ago that Enzo Ferrari produced his first real Ferrari “the Ferrari 125S”. www.antwerpclassicsalon.be

Read more

Goodwood Members’ Meeting

Goodwood Members’ Meeting

Members’ Meeting recreates the atmosphere and camaraderie of the original BARC Meetings held at Goodwood through the 1950s and 1960s. www.goodwood.com  

Read more

Mecum: Kansas City

Mecum: Kansas City

Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, MO 64105 www.mecum.com

Read more

Terre di Canossa

Terre di Canossa

We are delighted to announce the 7th edition of the GP Terre di Canossa, which will take place from April 20th to 23th 2017,  across Emilia, Liguria and Tuscany. www.granpremioterredicanossa.it

Read more

PROFILE

Built To Score Overall Victories

By the early 1960s the Ford Motor Company decided to adopt a more youthful image. They felt one of the best ways to do so was to go out and win races in general and the 24 Hours of Le Mans in particular. Due to the gentleman's agreement between the three big American companies to stay out of racing, Ford …

Read more