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

1978 Lincoln Continental Mark V

1978 Lincoln Continental Mark V

1958 Porsche 356A Coupe

1958 Porsche 356A Coupe

1954 MG TF Primer

1954 MG TF Primer

1975 Ford Capri II JPS Limited Edition Nr. 366

1975 Ford Capri II JPS Limited Edition Nr. 366

1997 Ferrari 550

1997 Ferrari 550

1960 Jaguar XK150 S RHD 3.8 FIXED HEAD COUPE

1960 Jaguar XK150 S RHD 3.8 FIXED HEAD COUPE

1954 Bentley R type Continental Special Factory Order

1954 Bentley R type Continental Special Factory Order

1970 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Saxomat '70

1970 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Saxomat '70

1968 Triumph GT6 MKI '68

1968 Triumph GT6 MKI '68

1957 Jaguar XKSS

1957 Jaguar XKSS

1989 Maserati Karif

1989 Maserati Karif

1949 Maserati 4CLT

1949 Maserati 4CLT

1975 Volkswagen Käfer Cabriolet 1303LS

1975 Volkswagen Käfer Cabriolet 1303LS

1960 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

1960 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

2009 Land Rover Defender 90 Heritage edition

2009 Land Rover Defender 90 Heritage edition

1950 Jaguar Gomm

1950 Jaguar Gomm

1967 VW Single Cab

1967 VW Single Cab

1987 Ford RS 500

1987 Ford RS 500

1953 MG TD MK2

1953 MG TD MK2

1961 Mercedes-Benz 190SL

1961 Mercedes-Benz 190SL

1948 Lancia Aprilia Francis Lombardi Woody

1948 Lancia Aprilia Francis Lombardi Woody

1976 Cadillac Eldorado

1976 Cadillac Eldorado

1974 Volkswagen T2b Panel Van '74

1974 Volkswagen T2b Panel Van '74

1957 Ford Thunderbird

1957 Ford Thunderbird

1964 Ford Custom  500

1964 Ford Custom 500

1967 Jaguar Mk2

1967 Jaguar Mk2

1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302

1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302

1936 Squiore 1.5 Litre Tourer

1936 Squiore 1.5 Litre Tourer

1975 Shadow DN5

1975 Shadow DN5

1960 Rolls Royce Silver Clour II

1960 Rolls Royce Silver Clour II

1974 Porsche Carrera 2.7 MFI

1974 Porsche Carrera 2.7 MFI

1970 Mercedes Benz 280SE 3.5 Coupé

1970 Mercedes Benz 280SE 3.5 Coupé

1969 Aston Martin DB6 MKII Vantage

1969 Aston Martin DB6 MKII Vantage

2000 Aston Martin Vantage Le Mans V600

2000 Aston Martin Vantage Le Mans V600

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Cabrio WLS

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Cabrio WLS

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1939 Horch 930 V Cabriolet

1939 Horch 930 V Cabriolet

1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1979 BMW M1 Procar

1979 BMW M1 Procar

1967 Ford GT40 Mk III

1967 Ford GT40 Mk III

2006 Porsche 911 ( 997 ) C2S

2006 Porsche 911 ( 997 ) C2S

1989 Spice GTP

1989 Spice GTP

1961 Austin-Healey 3000 MKII BN7

1961 Austin-Healey 3000 MKII BN7

1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1995 Mercedes Benz E 220 Cabrio

1995 Mercedes Benz E 220 Cabrio

1983 Ferrari 512 Berlinetta Boxer

1983 Ferrari 512 Berlinetta Boxer

1972 Porsche 911 S

1972 Porsche 911 S

1958 Lancia B20

1958 Lancia B20

1949 Ferrari 166 Inter Coupe

1949 Ferrari 166 Inter Coupe

1995 Porsche 993 Cabriolet

1995 Porsche 993 Cabriolet

1967 Shelby Cobra 427

1967 Shelby Cobra 427

1964 Ferrari 250 Lusso

1964 Ferrari 250 Lusso

1994 Land Rover D90

1994 Land Rover D90

1955 Studebaker Conestoga

1955 Studebaker Conestoga

1964 Elva Mk 8

1964 Elva Mk 8

1991 Ferrari Testarossa F 110 AB

1991 Ferrari Testarossa F 110 AB

1978 Porsche 930 Turbo 3.3

1978 Porsche 930 Turbo 3.3

1997 Porsche 993 C4S

1997 Porsche 993 C4S

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

1956 Aston Martin DB2/4 MKII Project Car

1956 Aston Martin DB2/4 MKII Project Car

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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