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

2004 Porsche 911 ( 996 ) C4S Cabriolet

2004 Porsche 911 ( 996 ) C4S Cabriolet

1976 Ferrari 308

1976 Ferrari 308

1958 MGA Roadster in very good condition

1958 MGA Roadster in very good condition

1961 MGA 1600 Roadster Chariot Red

1961 MGA 1600 Roadster Chariot Red

1974 Maserati Ghibli

1974 Maserati Ghibli

1983 Porsche 911 3.2 WTL Coupé Green

1983 Porsche 911 3.2 WTL Coupé Green

1989 Ferrari Testrossa

1989 Ferrari Testrossa

1959 Maserati 3500

1959 Maserati 3500

1998 Bentley Azure

1998 Bentley Azure

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

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

1959 Jaguar XK150 DHC

1959 Jaguar XK150 DHC

2002 BMW M Coupe S54

2002 BMW M Coupe S54

1966 Ford Lotus Cortina

1966 Ford Lotus Cortina

1967 Chevrolet Camaro

1967 Chevrolet Camaro

1964 Triumph Spitfire 4 MKI '64

1964 Triumph Spitfire 4 MKI '64

1990 VW Corrado 1.8 G60

1990 VW Corrado 1.8 G60

1972 Ford Escort

1972 Ford Escort

1974 De Tomaso Pantera

1974 De Tomaso Pantera

1973 Chevron B23 (DFV)

1973 Chevron B23 (DFV)

1961 Jaguar E-Type Roadster

1961 Jaguar E-Type Roadster

1995 Mercedes Benz E320

1995 Mercedes Benz E320

2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser

2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser

1968 Innocenti Mini Cooper

1968 Innocenti Mini Cooper

1963 Austin Healey 3000 Mk2

1963 Austin Healey 3000 Mk2

1977 Porsche 934.5 IMSA

1977 Porsche 934.5 IMSA

1989 Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary Edition

1989 Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary Edition

2016 McLaren 675 LT

2016 McLaren 675 LT

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

2004 Mercedes Benz SLR Mclaren

2004 Mercedes Benz SLR Mclaren

1985 Renault 5 Turbo 2

1985 Renault 5 Turbo 2

1962 Lotus Seven Series 2

1962 Lotus Seven Series 2

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé ‘Gullwing’

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé ‘Gullwing’

1968 Triumph TR250

1968 Triumph TR250

2016 Jaguar F-Type Project 7

2016 Jaguar F-Type Project 7

1951 Aston Martin DB2 Works Competition Lightweight

1951 Aston Martin DB2 Works Competition Lightweight

1964 Ferrari 250 Lusso

1964 Ferrari 250 Lusso

1981 Delorean DMC-12

1981 Delorean DMC-12

1979 BMW M1 E26

1979 BMW M1 E26

1981 Porsche 924 Carrera GTR

1981 Porsche 924 Carrera GTR

1961 Jaguar E-TYPE Series 1 3.8

1961 Jaguar E-TYPE Series 1 3.8

2017 Porsche 991 Targa 4 GTS

2017 Porsche 991 Targa 4 GTS

1994 Land Rover D90

1994 Land Rover D90

1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera

1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera

2009 Porsche 911 GT3 (997)

2009 Porsche 911 GT3 (997)

1964 Elva Mk 8

1964 Elva Mk 8

1967 McLaren M1C

1967 McLaren M1C

1988 Audi Turbo quattro-Edition Spéciale 150/200

1988 Audi Turbo quattro-Edition Spéciale 150/200

1936 Ford Deluxe Convertible

1936 Ford Deluxe Convertible

1963 Dodge Polara

1963 Dodge Polara

1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series III Saloon

1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series III Saloon

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

1934 Talbot AV105

1934 Talbot AV105

1894 Peugeot Type 5

1894 Peugeot Type 5

1959 Lister Costin Chevrolet

1959 Lister Costin Chevrolet

1955 Mercedes Benz 190 SL Roadster

1955 Mercedes Benz 190 SL Roadster

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione

Aston Martin DB6 For Sale

Aston Martin DB6 For Sale

1962 OSCA 1600 GT2 Coup Fissore

1962 OSCA 1600 GT2 Coup Fissore

1952 Jaguar XK120 Roadster

1952 Jaguar XK120 Roadster

1958 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk III Drophead

1958 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk III Drophead

1964 Alfa Romeo 2600 Spider

1964 Alfa Romeo 2600 Spider

1985 Ford Probe Zakspeed

1985 Ford Probe Zakspeed

1987 BMW M1

1987 BMW M1

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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