EDITORIAL

Celebrating Chevrolet’s Pony Car

Amelia Island Hosts Camaro
Celebrating Chevrolet’s Pony Car

General Motors was chasing the runaway success of the Ford Mustang when its designers began developing the prototype Chevrolet Camaro. Behind closed doors, a dream team that included such GM stars as Pete Estes, Ed Cole and John DeLorean quickly created a sports coupe that ran right to the heart for Chevy fans. The design phase was very hush-hush, according …

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TOP NEWS

Concept Car Highlights

Concept Car Highlights

At London Classic Car Show

A quartet of pioneering concept cars will be another of the major highlights at this week’s London Classic Car Show (23-26 February). Spanning more than 70 years of automotive history, the rarely-seen foursome will form a special showcase curated by two of the UK’s premier monthly motoring titles: Octane and EVO magazines. The earliest is the Aston Martin Atom, one …

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Amelia Island Auction

Amelia Island Auction

These Are Bonhams' Highlight Lots

Hosted to coincide with the world-renowned Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, the third annual Bonhams Amelia Island Auction is a must attend event for global connoisseurs of antique, vintage and classic motorcars. Early highlights for the auction include the following cars: 1955 Ferrari 250 Europa GT Alloy  The offered 250 is a highly-desirable Europa GT, factory equipped with competition features and …

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Porsche Giant Killers

Porsche Giant Killers

At Amelia Island

Six decades ago Porsche's Ernst Fuhrmann designed an engine and created a legend. Porsche's landmarkfour-cam four-cylinder racing cars of the 1950 and 1960s will star in a special competition class at the 22nd annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance on March 12, 2017. An unparalleled collection of Porsche 550 Spyders, 718, RSK, RS60 sports racing cars -- all powered by Fuhrmann's …

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Classics That Inspire

Classics That Inspire

SSR Classic

Classic cars were always in Sergio Rodrigues' minds, but after travelling and exploring the market, he felt that he could provide a service that is lacking in the current market. Today, SSR Classic is a family company that praises the good relationship with its clients who share the same passion for classic cars. The Portugal based company's services consist of the …

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Full Of Ideas

Full Of Ideas

GMC L’Universelle

GMC is General Motors’ often overlooked truck division. The brand’s origins go back as far as 1908, but the specific marque, ‘GMC Truck’, originated in 1912. Since 1920, their light trucks have been virtually identical to Chevrolet’s offerings. GMC is not known for concept cars or trucks for the simple reason that few have ever been designed and put forth …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Ex Magnus Walker

Ex Magnus Walker

Porsche 911 SWB By Car Cave

A beautiful restored “Grand Prix White” 1966 Porsche 911 SWB “Short Wheel Base”. It is an “R” inspired car with a lovely detailed interior and lots of extra’s. Power comes from a tuned 2 liter engine.With a 2 x triple throat Weber carburation. Which is attached to a 5 speed manual gearbox. It is an high desirable A-series car from …

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Immediate Icon

Immediate Icon

Corvette Stingray By Pendine

The Corvette was Chevrolet’s move away from the cumbersome, wallowy ‘Yank Tanks’ of the 1950s towards a more European design. Unquestionably, it was an automobile that redefined American car design. But there was something the American market just couldn’t move away from, an addiction they couldn’t shake – raw horsepower from a grumbling V8. Where the ‘Vette perhaps fell behind …

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Very Unique M5

Very Unique M5

By Ludwig Automobile

This vehicle is an original factory car of the Motorsport GmbH Munich. Date of first registration is 1986-03-05, date of manufacture is December 1985. This BMW is officially not registered since 1986-11-20. Confirmation of deregistration available. Original mileage is 26,800 km. Original title as of the date of first registration at 1986-01-09 available with just one registration of the BMW …

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MARKET TRENDS

Moving With The Times

Moving With The Times

How Collectors Change

Despite talk of bubbles, and of Ferrari fatigue, the classic car market is in extremely good health as 2016 becomes 2017, however, the very definition of what makes a car collectable or desirable is changing faster than a classic Ferrari’s 0-100km/h time. “On the whole the market has remained very strong,” begins RM Sotheby’s Peter Haynes. “Probably the thing that …

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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

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1977 Donington Park, re-opening – Gunnar Nilsson and his Lotus 77 Ford-Cosworth with track owner Tom Wheatcroft.

Photo by Tim Harrison, 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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Race Retro

Race Retro

Race Retro celebrates the very best of international historic motorsport, showcasing every discipline including formula and circuit racing, rallying, hill climbs, touring cars, single marque series, motorcycling, sports and GT cars. www.raceretro.com

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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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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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Capital Cars & Classics

Capital Cars & Classics

Capital Cars & Classics is the best place for buying and selling classic cars and their modern equivalents In the heart of The Netherlands in a perfect industrial atmosphere www.cc-c.nl

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Goodwood Members' Meeting
Mecum: Houston
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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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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PROFILE

K For Kremer

Porsche 917 K/81
K For Kremer

With the all-new Group C sports car regulations due to be introduced the following year, the 1981 season turned out to be an interim year. The leash on the Group 6 prototypes was already loosened to allow manufacturers to run new engines and/or cars a year early. Porsche used this opportunity to test the engine for the upcoming 956 Group …

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