EDITORIAL

No Event Quite Like This

Rétromobile 2017
No Event Quite Like This

With the annual Retromobile Show in Paris, the new season always starts on a high. This year was no exception with the hundreds of exhibitors once again bringing their very best, ranging from formidable collections of Formula 1 cars, the finest model cars to a superb line-up of ever impressive Group B rally racers. The five-day event not only attracts …

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TOP NEWS

London Classic Car Show

London Classic Car Show

Preview

The 2017 London Classic Car Show opens on February 23 at the ExCeL arena. Here is a selection of some of the cars you'll be able to see, from multi-million exotics to more mainstream motors. Sixty-six of the world’s most intriguing, unusual, exotic and genre-defining cars will come under the spotlight. Ranging from a 1904 British-built 9.6-litre Maudsley – the …

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Le Mans Mazda & Racy Porsches

Le Mans Mazda & Racy Porsches

Headlining Amelia Island Sale

Gooding & Company is parading a trio of unique racing-oriented machines across the block at this year’s Amelia Island auction on March 10, including a pair of rare Porsche 911s and a Mazda with Le Mans history. And no, before you potentially soil yourself, we must inform you that it’s not that Mazda, but it is probably about as close as a …

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Best Unconventional Wins

Best Unconventional Wins

In Motorsport History

Laurens Vanthoor made history by winning the FIA GT World Cup on his roof last year. But he’s not the only one to take an unconventional route to the chequered flag…  ___ Flying Finish Audi driver Laurens Vanthoor made history by becoming the first driver to win a race and a title on his roof last year, following a massive …

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Mecum’s Inaugural LA Auction

Mecum’s Inaugural LA Auction

These Are The Highlight Lots

Mecum Auctions will hold its inaugural Los Angeles auction in LA's The Fairplex Feb 17-18, 2017 with more than 600 vehicles on display. These are some of the highlights of the two-day sale. For more information, click here.   Preview Friday Lots Preview Saturday Lots Report by Mecum

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Engineering Aston Martin Spirit

Engineering Aston Martin Spirit

Post Vintage Engineers

Situated close to Leeds, UK, Post Vintage Engineers – Classic Aston Martin specialists, were formed in 1979. With over 37 years experience, the company covers all aspects of the famous British marque from 1950’s to present day models. With in-house workshops, paint room and trim shop Post Vintage provides a complete service for all Aston Martin needs. Post Vintage also offers a …

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Ferrari’s Biggest Engine Ever

Ferrari’s Biggest Engine Ever

Ferrari 712 Can Am

Few remember the 712 Can Am. Why should they? It never won a race and barely competed in two seasons of competition here in America. It does, however, have one thing going for it: the largest engine Ferrari ever built.  The 712 Can Am followed a pretty straightforward naming scheme. Can Am pointed out that the car ran in the …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Two Owners, Low Mileage

Two Owners, Low Mileage

Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz By Michel Kruch

Our fellow dealer Michel Kruch offers this stunning 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz. Over the years, the car had only two owners from new and has covered a mere 58,000 miles. The car is all original except for one repaint in 1982. It might be one of the best examples available. see more details Report by Michel Kruch

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Old No. 1

Old No. 1

Rondeau M378 By RMD bvba

When a 1972 rules change banned the Porsche 917, French manufacturer Matra won three Le Mans 24 Hours in a row, withdrawing after 1974. The 1975 race saw Cosworthpowered Gulf-Mirages and Lolas mix it up with Porsche Carreras. Then, two French entrepreneurs surfaced in 1976. Jean Rondeau, who had raced at Le Mans in 1972, ‘73 and ’75, and Peugeot …

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True Wing Muscle

True Wing Muscle

Plymouth Road Runner Superbird By RK Motors

Not only is this awesome Plymouth a highly exclusive wing car that sports just 29,768 miles, it also wears 100% original sheet metal, features a correct 440 6 BBL powertrain and sports a fresh white on black color combination. When you take a close look at this super clean coupe, it seems only fitting that the car’s entire 43 year …

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MARKET TRENDS

Hagerty Hot List

Hagerty Hot List

Future Collectibles

The age of driverless vehicles isn’t here yet, so which new 2017 vehicles are expected to one day join the ranks of fully drivable classic collectibles? According to the valuation experts at Hagerty, 10 vehicles in the 2017 production run by major worldwide automakers stand out as the likeliest to grow in value and appeal to classic car enthusiasts. “All …

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TOP CARS

1966 Jaguar MK2 3.8

1966 Jaguar MK2 3.8

1984 Aston Martin V8 Volante series 1

1984 Aston Martin V8 Volante series 1

2003 Aston Martin DB7

2003 Aston Martin DB7

1998 Bentley Azure

1998 Bentley Azure

1963 VW Beetle Cabriolet

1963 VW Beetle Cabriolet

1977 Toyota FJ40

1977 Toyota FJ40

1965 Lancia Flaminia Super Sport

1965 Lancia Flaminia Super Sport

1973 Jaguar Type E V12

1973 Jaguar Type E V12

1971 Mercedes Benz 280SE 3,5 V8 Coupe

1971 Mercedes Benz 280SE 3,5 V8 Coupe

2017 Porsche Panamera 4

2017 Porsche Panamera 4

2005 Aston Martin DBR9

2005 Aston Martin DBR9

1932 Mercedes-Benz 370 S Roadster

1932 Mercedes-Benz 370 S Roadster

1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1960 Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder

1960 Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder

1937 Adler Trumpf Junior

1937 Adler Trumpf Junior

1978 Ferrari 308 GTS

1978 Ferrari 308 GTS

1968 Triumph TR250

1968 Triumph TR250

1966 Jaguar E-Type

1966 Jaguar E-Type

1957 Jaguar XK150

1957 Jaguar XK150

1973 Porsche 911E Sun Roof Coupe

1973 Porsche 911E Sun Roof Coupe

1991 Jaguar Sport twr XJR-15

1991 Jaguar Sport twr XJR-15

1964 Ford Thunderbird

1964 Ford Thunderbird

1958 Aston Martin DB4

1958 Aston Martin DB4

1981 MGB 1800 Roadster

1981 MGB 1800 Roadster

1988 Spice SE88

1988 Spice SE88

1989 Spice GTP

1989 Spice GTP

1970 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1970 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1980 De Tomaso Longchamp GTS

1980 De Tomaso Longchamp GTS

1954 Jaguar XK120

1954 Jaguar XK120

1969 Brabham BT29

1969 Brabham BT29

1958 Lancia B20

1958 Lancia B20

1972 Lamborghini Espada Series II

1972 Lamborghini Espada Series II

1953 AC Ace Prototype

1953 AC Ace Prototype

1949 Ferrari 166 Inter Coupe

1949 Ferrari 166 Inter Coupe

1968 Ferrari 330 GTC

1968 Ferrari 330 GTC

1966 Broadspeed GTS Works Race Car & GT 2+2 Factory Demonstrator.

1966 Broadspeed GTS Works Race Car & GT 2+2 Factory Demonstrator.

1967 Mercedes Benz 250SE coupe

1967 Mercedes Benz 250SE coupe

1967 Aston Martin DB6 MK1 Volante

1967 Aston Martin DB6 MK1 Volante

1989 Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary Edition

1989 Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary Edition

1990 Chevrolet Beretta Trans-Am Racecar

1990 Chevrolet Beretta Trans-Am Racecar

1991 Lamborghini Diablo

1991 Lamborghini Diablo

1965 Lola T70 Spyder Mk1

1965 Lola T70 Spyder Mk1

2002 Land Rover D90

2002 Land Rover D90

1999 Chrysler Viper GTS

1999 Chrysler Viper GTS

1943 Willys Jeep MB43 '43

1943 Willys Jeep MB43 '43

1947 Packard Eight Woody Wagon '47

1947 Packard Eight Woody Wagon '47

1955 Studebaker Conestoga

1955 Studebaker Conestoga

1960 Mercedes Benz 190SL

1960 Mercedes Benz 190SL

1967 McLaren M1C

1967 McLaren M1C

1967 Porsche 907-1

1967 Porsche 907-1

1954 Jaguar xk140 period competition roadster

1954 Jaguar xk140 period competition roadster

1974 Aston Martin V8 Saloon

1974 Aston Martin V8 Saloon

1995 Porsche 993 Carrera 2

1995 Porsche 993 Carrera 2

1999 Mercedes-Benz G 300 TD Cabrio

1999 Mercedes-Benz G 300 TD Cabrio

1962 Ford Thunderbird

1962 Ford Thunderbird

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione

1990 Nissan R90CK-05

1990 Nissan R90CK-05

2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS 63 AMG Coupé

2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS 63 AMG Coupé

Aston Martin DB6 For Sale

Aston Martin DB6 For Sale

1953 Bandini Maserati barchetta

1953 Bandini Maserati barchetta

1955 Lancia Aurelia B55 Beutler

1955 Lancia Aurelia B55 Beutler

1971 Chevrolet Corvette

1971 Chevrolet Corvette

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

2005 Aston Martin DB9

2005 Aston Martin DB9

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1966 Brands Hatch – Chris Irwin in his Brabham BT18 Ford-Cosworth on way to the pits, he finished 5th for team “The Chequered Flag”;

Photo by Kevin Day, UK - Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

The London Classic Car Show

The London Classic Car Show

Bringing together an international celebration of the very best dealers, manufacturers, car clubs and products it’s the perfect day out for all. www.thelondonclassiccarshow.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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Bonhams: The Amelia Island Auction

Bonhams: The Amelia Island Auction

Fernandina Beach Golf Club www.bonhams.com/auctions/23850/  

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Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

When someone pointed out that the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance was entering its third decade last March time seemed to slow for a moment. We usually don’t have time to think about things like that. From here it all seems to have happened very quickly. I suppose time does fly when you’re having fun. And we are. www.ameliaconcours.org

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Mecum: Kansas City
Jarama-Classic

Jarama-Classic

www.peterauto.peter.fr

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29th Techno-Classica Essen

29th Techno-Classica Essen

World Show for Vintage, Classic and Prestige Automobiles, Motorsport, Motorcycles, Spare Parts, Restauration and World Club Meeting www.siha.de  

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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

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PROFILE

Built By The Exclusive Department

Porsche 911 (993) Turbo Cabriolet
Built By The Exclusive Department

At the 1994 Geneva Motor Show, Porsche had revealed the Cabriolet version of the latest 911, known internally as the 993. Its classically elegant design was immediately recognised by Porsche's distributor in Munich, Kaspar Haberl. He did feel the new 911 Cabriolet could do with a little more power than produced by the naturally aspirated flat six offered in the …

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