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

1964 Jaguar E-type 3.8 Series 1

1964 Jaguar E-type 3.8 Series 1

1953 Aston Martin DB2

1953 Aston Martin DB2

1970 PORSCHE 911S COUPE

1970 PORSCHE 911S COUPE

2016 Mercedes Benz G550 Gwagen

2016 Mercedes Benz G550 Gwagen

1956 Porsche 356

1956 Porsche 356 "Pre-A" Speedster

1976 LANCIA STRATOS

1976 LANCIA STRATOS "STRADALE"

1956 PORSCHE 356 A SPEEDSTER

1956 PORSCHE 356 A SPEEDSTER

1962 LOTUS ELITE

1962 LOTUS ELITE

1980 Porsche 911SC Coupe

1980 Porsche 911SC Coupe

1920 Buick K Six Series

1920 Buick K Six Series

1960 Aston Martin DB4 Series 2

1960 Aston Martin DB4 Series 2

1928 Mercedes-Benz SS Cabriolet

1928 Mercedes-Benz SS Cabriolet

2005 Ferrari 575 Superamerica

2005 Ferrari 575 Superamerica

2000 Land Rover Defender 90TD5 2000

2000 Land Rover Defender 90TD5 2000

1983 Ferrari 208 GTB Turbo Red '83

1983 Ferrari 208 GTB Turbo Red '83

1958 AC Aceca - LHD

1958 AC Aceca - LHD

1962 Innocenti 950 Spider by Ghia

1962 Innocenti 950 Spider by Ghia

1962 Ferrari 250 GTE Zagato

1962 Ferrari 250 GTE Zagato

1962 Maserati 3500 GTI Vignale Spyder LHD

1962 Maserati 3500 GTI Vignale Spyder LHD

1957 Jaguar XKSS

1957 Jaguar XKSS

2009 Range Rover 3.6

2009 Range Rover 3.6

1958 Jaguar XK150 DHC

1958 Jaguar XK150 DHC

1968 Ferrari 330 GTS

1968 Ferrari 330 GTS

1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead Coupe

1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead Coupe

1992 Porsche 964 RS

1992 Porsche 964 RS

1980 BMW M1

1980 BMW M1

1961 Cooper T53

1961 Cooper T53

1988 Lamborghini LM002

1988 Lamborghini LM002

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1985 Ferrari 288 GTO

1985 Ferrari 288 GTO

1965 Ford Fairlane

1965 Ford Fairlane

1948 Ermini-Gilco Gran Premio

1948 Ermini-Gilco Gran Premio

1976 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

1976 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

2016 Porsche 991 GT3

2016 Porsche 991 GT3

1974 Lancia Stratos

1974 Lancia Stratos

1959 Porsche 356A

1959 Porsche 356A

1957 Porsche 356 A Coupe

1957 Porsche 356 A Coupe

2002 ASTON MARTIN DB7

2002 ASTON MARTIN DB7

1964 Shelby Cobra 289

1964 Shelby Cobra 289

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1938 Bentley 4¼ Litre

1938 Bentley 4¼ Litre

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo S

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo S

1964 Alfa Romeo 2600 Touring Spider

1964 Alfa Romeo 2600 Touring Spider

1962 Maserati 3500GT Vignale Spyder

1962 Maserati 3500GT Vignale Spyder

1960 Jaguar XK150 3.8S Drop Head Coupe

1960 Jaguar XK150 3.8S Drop Head Coupe

1950 Jaguar Gomm

1950 Jaguar Gomm

1970 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2

1970 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2

1930 Bentley 4.5 Litre

1930 Bentley 4.5 Litre

1970 Lola T210

1970 Lola T210

1960 Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder

1960 Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder

1970 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3

1970 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3

1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1987 Porsche 959

1987 Porsche 959

2017 Mercedes Benz AMG GT R

2017 Mercedes Benz AMG GT R

1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

1969  Lola T70 Mk3B Continuation

1969 Lola T70 Mk3B Continuation

1965 Porsche 911 coupe 2.0

1965 Porsche 911 coupe 2.0

1955 Messerschmitt KR175

1955 Messerschmitt KR175

1974 Porsche 911 RSR/B Production SCCA Historic Race Car

1974 Porsche 911 RSR/B Production SCCA Historic Race Car

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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