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

1957 Porsche 356 A Coupe

1957 Porsche 356 A Coupe

1965 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Series 1 coupe

1965 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Series 1 coupe

2002 ASTON MARTIN DB7

2002 ASTON MARTIN DB7

1965 Mini Cooper S MK I '65

1965 Mini Cooper S MK I '65

1988 Ferrari Turbo GTB

1988 Ferrari Turbo GTB

1962 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2

1962 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2

1950 Ferrari 195 Inter Coupé

1950 Ferrari 195 Inter Coupé

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

1966 Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagode

1966 Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagode

1976 Ferrari 512 BBi

1976 Ferrari 512 BBi

1960 Sebring Sprite

1960 Sebring Sprite

1957 Jaguar XK140 OTS

1957 Jaguar XK140 OTS

1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet

1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

2015 Land Rover Defender 110

2015 Land Rover Defender 110

1972 Range Rover Classic

1972 Range Rover Classic "Suffix A"

1965 Jaguar E-Type Series 1

1965 Jaguar E-Type Series 1

1979 De Tomaso Longchamp GTS

1979 De Tomaso Longchamp GTS

1964 Porsche 356SC

1964 Porsche 356SC

1958 Facel Vega FV4 Typhoon Coupe

1958 Facel Vega FV4 Typhoon Coupe

1981 Aston Martin V8 Volante series 1

1981 Aston Martin V8 Volante series 1

1973 Ford Mustang

1973 Ford Mustang

1962 Porsche 356 B T6 Coup 1600S

1962 Porsche 356 B T6 Coup 1600S

1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SL R107 Grey '87

1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SL R107 Grey '87

1957 Porsche 356 A T1 Coupe

1957 Porsche 356 A T1 Coupe

1959 Maserati 3500 GT

1959 Maserati 3500 GT

1955 Alfa Romeo 1900cSS Touring Berlinetta

1955 Alfa Romeo 1900cSS Touring Berlinetta

1992 Ferrari F40

1992 Ferrari F40

1954 Bentley R type Continental Special Factory Order

1954 Bentley R type Continental Special Factory Order

1987 Porsche 930 Turbo

1987 Porsche 930 Turbo

1967 Lamborghini 400 GT

1967 Lamborghini 400 GT

1953 Jaguar C-Type

1953 Jaguar C-Type

1949 Maserati 4CLT

1949 Maserati 4CLT

2009 Land Rover Defender 90 Heritage edition

2009 Land Rover Defender 90 Heritage edition

1950 Jaguar Gomm

1950 Jaguar Gomm

1968 Chevron B8

1968 Chevron B8

1953 Hudson Italia prototype

1953 Hudson Italia prototype

1997 Porsche 911 Type 993 Cup 3.8 RSR

1997 Porsche 911 Type 993 Cup 3.8 RSR

1970 Plymouth GTX

1970 Plymouth GTX

1982 Volkswagen Golf I C

1982 Volkswagen Golf I C

1983 Ram F1 HART Turbo

1983 Ram F1 HART Turbo

1984 De Tomaso Longchamp

1984 De Tomaso Longchamp

1929 Delage D6

1929 Delage D6

1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Straman spyder

1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Straman spyder

1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso

1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso

1974 Porsche Carrera 2.7 MFI

1974 Porsche Carrera 2.7 MFI

1965 Ford Mustang

1965 Ford Mustang

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Cabrio WLS

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Cabrio WLS

1930 Bentley Speed Six Gurney Nutting Weymann Saloon

1930 Bentley Speed Six Gurney Nutting Weymann Saloon

1985 Porsche 930 Turbo

1985 Porsche 930 Turbo

1994 Porsche 993 “Outlaw”

1994 Porsche 993 “Outlaw”

1979 Range Rover 3-drs

1979 Range Rover 3-drs "Suffix G"

1965 Pontiac Le Mans GTO

1965 Pontiac Le Mans GTO

1973 Alfa Romeo 1600 Junior Zagato

1973 Alfa Romeo 1600 Junior Zagato

1939 Horch 930 V Cabriolet

1939 Horch 930 V Cabriolet

1977 Toyota FJ40

1977 Toyota FJ40

1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 MKI

1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 MKI

1968 Aston Martin DB6

1968 Aston Martin DB6

1973 BMW 3.0 CSL Gr-2

1973 BMW 3.0 CSL Gr-2

1973 Porsche 911E Sun Roof Coupe

1973 Porsche 911E Sun Roof Coupe

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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