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 MGB Roadster Overdrive with wire wheels

1964 MGB Roadster Overdrive with wire wheels

1997 Porsche 993 Carrera S Coupe Aero Sports

1997 Porsche 993 Carrera S Coupe Aero Sports

1992 Porsche 964 Carrera RS Coupe

1992 Porsche 964 Carrera RS Coupe

1974 Alfa Romeo 2000

1974 Alfa Romeo 2000

1977 BMW 5 Serie

1977 BMW 5 Serie

1975 TOJ Formula 2

1975 TOJ Formula 2

1977 Maserati Kyalami

1977 Maserati Kyalami

1973 Sauber C3

1973 Sauber C3

1974 Volkswagen T1 Kombi '74

1974 Volkswagen T1 Kombi '74

1960 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster

1960 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster

1963 Aston Martin DB4 Series V Vantage

1963 Aston Martin DB4 Series V Vantage

1971 Alfa Romeo GTV 1750

1971 Alfa Romeo GTV 1750

1972 Jaguar XKE

1972 Jaguar XKE

1964 Triumph TR4 roadster

1964 Triumph TR4 roadster

1997 BMW Z3M Roadster

1997 BMW Z3M Roadster

1986 Austin Mini Cooper Rally outfit

1986 Austin Mini Cooper Rally outfit

1981 Delorean DMC-12

1981 Delorean DMC-12

1943 Willys Jeep MB43 '43

1943 Willys Jeep MB43 '43

1969 Porsche 911T

1969 Porsche 911T

1979 BMW M1 E26

1979 BMW M1 E26

1965 Porsche 356C Coupe

1965 Porsche 356C Coupe

1963 Maserati 3500 GTI Superleggera

1963 Maserati 3500 GTI Superleggera

1960 Jaguar XK150 S 3.8 Drophead Coupe

1960 Jaguar XK150 S 3.8 Drophead Coupe

1959 Jaguar XK150 LHD 3.4 SE Drophead Coupe

1959 Jaguar XK150 LHD 3.4 SE Drophead Coupe

1957 Austin Healey 100-6

1957 Austin Healey 100-6

1992 Porsche 964 RS

1992 Porsche 964 RS

2005 Ford GT

2005 Ford GT

2000 Arrows A21 – F1

2000 Arrows A21 – F1

1994 Land Rover D90

1994 Land Rover D90

1956 Porsche 356 Carrera GS/GT

1956 Porsche 356 Carrera GS/GT

1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera

1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera

1960 Mercedes Benz 300 SL Roadster

1960 Mercedes Benz 300 SL Roadster

1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

1955 Studebaker Conestoga

1955 Studebaker Conestoga

2005 Aston Martin Vanquish S 2+2

2005 Aston Martin Vanquish S 2+2

2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster

2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster

2007 Porsche GT3 RS

2007 Porsche GT3 RS

1951 Jaguar XK 120

1951 Jaguar XK 120

1987 Renault R5 GT Turbo

1987 Renault R5 GT Turbo

1995 Porsche 911 Carrera RS

1995 Porsche 911 Carrera RS

1967 McLaren M1C

1967 McLaren M1C

1967 Porsche 907-1

1967 Porsche 907-1

1988 Audi Turbo quattro-Edition Spéciale 150/200

1988 Audi Turbo quattro-Edition Spéciale 150/200

1946 Siata 500 Record

1946 Siata 500 Record

1955 MG TF 1500

1955 MG TF 1500

2007 Aston Martin DBR9

2007 Aston Martin DBR9

1966 Ford Mustang GT

1966 Ford Mustang GT

1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series III Saloon

1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series III Saloon

1984 Porsche 911 Cabrio

1984 Porsche 911 Cabrio "41.000 Miles"

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

1934 Talbot AV105

1934 Talbot AV105

1959 Lister Costin Chevrolet

1959 Lister Costin Chevrolet

1979 Rolls Royce Corniche I Cabrio - Restoration

1979 Rolls Royce Corniche I Cabrio - Restoration

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

2011 Ferrari 599 GTO

2011 Ferrari 599 GTO

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione

Aston Martin DB6 For Sale

Aston Martin DB6 For Sale

1955 Lancia Aurelia B55 Beutler

1955 Lancia Aurelia B55 Beutler

1973 Fiat 130 Coup

1973 Fiat 130 Coup

1965 Ford Mustang 289 V8 Convertible

1965 Ford Mustang 289 V8 Convertible

1962 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II DHC (Drop Head Coupe)

1962 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II DHC (Drop Head Coupe)

1987 Porsche 930 Turbo 3.3

1987 Porsche 930 Turbo 3.3

1972 Range Rover Classic

1972 Range Rover Classic "Suffix A"

1970 Ford Transit

1970 Ford Transit

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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