EDITORIAL

Amelia Island Concours 2017

The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance returns to Amelia Island, Florida on March 9-12, 2017 for the 22nd edition of the Concours regarded as one of the top automotive events in the world. Always held the second full weekend in March, the Concours will draw more than 300 vehicles from collections around the world. Staged at the Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island …

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TOP NEWS

Retro Classics 2017

Retro Classics 2017

Signs Of Stable Growth

"We are proud that the exhibition is continuing at a high level without becoming elitist," said Karl Ulrich Herrmann, Managing Shareholder of RETRO Messen GmbH, commenting on the "stable growth" and the "great satisfaction" among visitors and exhibitors. "This is equivalent to applause for an artist, the highest praise for our work." Herrmann is aiming to set new standards with …

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City Concours

City Concours

New Central London Event

A brand new motoring garden party, bringing together the world of luxury vehicles with those of fine watches, art and food is launching in the heart of City of London from 8-9 June. Called the City Concours, the new event is organised by Thorough Events, the team behind the world-famous Concours of Elegance, in association with Octane, The Week and …

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McLaren 720S Revealed

McLaren 720S Revealed

New Super Series Era

The new McLaren 720S makes its global debut today (March 7) at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show, introducing the second-generation of McLaren’s Super Series and simultaneously raising previously accepted limits of performance in the supercar sector. The unveiling of McLaren’s new supercar confirms both the 720S name and 720PS horsepower of the first model in the second-generation McLaren Super …

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Graber Sportgarage

Graber Sportgarage

Highlights In Stuttgart

Last weekend saw the superb Retro Classics show in Stuttgart, where a large percentage of visitors not only browsed among the offers from dealers, clubs, parts and special exhibitions, but also bought significantly. The high level of cars being showed was one of the several reasons for the collectorscarworld-team to take our time and browse the fair grounds. Graber Sportgarage …

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World’s Largest Auction

World’s Largest Auction

Mecum Kansas City Includes 700 Vehicles

For more than 25 years, Mecum Auctions has staged a collector-car auction in Kansas City, Missouri. The tradition continues March 24-25 when the world’s largest collector-car auction company returns to the Kansas City Convention Center with an estimated 700 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more. Highlighting the consignments for Mecum Kansas City 2017 are a …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Rare 1600 GT Junior Phase 2

Rare 1600 GT Junior Phase 2

By Eleven Cars

Eleven Cars Paris offers this rare Alfa Romeo 1600 GT Junior phase 2 from 1975. The particularity of phase 2 is to have the grille 4 headlights and the inside of the 2000 GTV, while retaining the small taillights of the 1600. The car is a third hand and was delivered new in France. The silver beauty is offered completely …

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No Expense Spared Rebuild

No Expense Spared Rebuild

DB4 Series III By Post Vintage Entingeers

Subject to a no expense spared rebuild to the absolute highest of standards by marque specialists. Finished in California sage green with tan interior. Fitted with overdrive from new, and full matching numbers with factory build sheet. Borrani wheels, engine upgraded to 4.2 litre and to Vantage specification with webbers. Detailed history accompanies the car, and various concourse successes. see …

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MARKET TRENDS

Important Trend Setter

Important Trend Setter

At Amelia Island

Over the last five years or so, the Amelia Island auctions have become more important to the catalog auction houses (Gooding and Company, RM Sotheby’s and to a lesser extent Bonhams), than Scottsdale Auction Week. This year’s mix appears to be different though. Yes, there are a few notable eight-figure cars the likes of which were missing from Scottsdale. But …

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TOP CARS

1949 Delahaye Type 135M Cabriolet

1949 Delahaye Type 135M Cabriolet

1958 Porsche 356A Coupe

1958 Porsche 356A Coupe

1967 Ferrari 330GTC

1967 Ferrari 330GTC

2011 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0

2011 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0

1965 Lotus 26R

1965 Lotus 26R

1964 Ferrari 275 GTB

1964 Ferrari 275 GTB

1982 Morgan 4/4 2-seater '82

1982 Morgan 4/4 2-seater '82

1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 4

1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 4

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1964 Aston Martin DB5

2013 Ferrari F12

2013 Ferrari F12

DE TOMASO DEAUVILLE

DE TOMASO DEAUVILLE

Porsche 904 GTS

Porsche 904 GTS

1975 FIAT ABARTH 124

1975 FIAT ABARTH 124

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1969 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Coupe

1969 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Coupe

1935 BENTLEY 3.5L VANDEN PLAS TOURER

1935 BENTLEY 3.5L VANDEN PLAS TOURER

1968 Porsche 911L

1968 Porsche 911L

1959 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider 750D

1959 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider 750D

1994 Porsche 964 Turbo S 3.6

1994 Porsche 964 Turbo S 3.6

1994 PORSCHE 993 CUP CAR

1994 PORSCHE 993 CUP CAR

1966 Porsche 912 Coupé Aga blue '66

1966 Porsche 912 Coupé Aga blue '66

1969 Aston Martin DB6 VOLANTE

1969 Aston Martin DB6 VOLANTE

1958 Porsche 356 Speedster

1958 Porsche 356 Speedster

1960 Ferrari 250GT Pininfarina coupe series 2

1960 Ferrari 250GT Pininfarina coupe series 2

1970 MERCEDES-BENZ 280 SL

1970 MERCEDES-BENZ 280 SL

1974 Ford Capri RS3100 GAA

1974 Ford Capri RS3100 GAA

1974 ISO GRIFO

1974 ISO GRIFO

1969 DE TOMASO MANGUSTA

1969 DE TOMASO MANGUSTA

1976 March 761

1976 March 761

1959 ASTON MARTIN DBR4

1959 ASTON MARTIN DBR4

2016 Mercedes Benz G550

2016 Mercedes Benz G550

1956 Porsche 356

1956 Porsche 356 "Pre-A" Speedster

1980 Porsche 911SC Coupe

1980 Porsche 911SC Coupe

1971 Alfa Romeo 2000 GTV FIA

1971 Alfa Romeo 2000 GTV FIA

1932 Horch 853 Special Roadster

1932 Horch 853 Special Roadster

1992 Porsche 964 Carrera 2

1992 Porsche 964 Carrera 2

1963 Mercedes Benz 190 SL

1963 Mercedes Benz 190 SL

1972 Ferrari Dino 246 GT LHD

1972 Ferrari Dino 246 GT LHD

1967 Aston Martin DB6 MKI Vantage Volante

1967 Aston Martin DB6 MKI Vantage Volante

Porsche 911 2.7 MFI Coupe

Porsche 911 2.7 MFI Coupe

1958 Volkswagen Deluxe Microbus 23 Window

1958 Volkswagen Deluxe Microbus 23 Window

1968 Ferrari 330 GTS

1968 Ferrari 330 GTS

1961 Ferrari 250 GT PF Cab SII

1961 Ferrari 250 GT PF Cab SII

1957 Alfa Romeo 1900 C SS Zagato

1957 Alfa Romeo 1900 C SS Zagato

1961 Cooper T53

1961 Cooper T53

1964 Cobra 289 Roadster

1964 Cobra 289 Roadster

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1958 Porsche 356 A Sunroof Coupe

1958 Porsche 356 A Sunroof Coupe

1964 Austin Mini Cooper S

1964 Austin Mini Cooper S

1948 Ermini-Gilco Gran Premio

1948 Ermini-Gilco Gran Premio

1954 Fiat 1100 Turismo Veloce

1954 Fiat 1100 Turismo Veloce

1974 Lancia Stratos

1974 Lancia Stratos

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

1960 Sebring Sprite

1960 Sebring Sprite

1962 Maserati 3500GT Vignale Spyder

1962 Maserati 3500GT Vignale Spyder

1953 Hudson Italia prototype

1953 Hudson Italia prototype

1930 Bentley 4.5 Litre

1930 Bentley 4.5 Litre

1994 Porsche 993 “Outlaw”

1994 Porsche 993 “Outlaw”

1979 BMW M1 Procar

1979 BMW M1 Procar

1960 Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder

1960 Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1971 Elkhart Lake, Can-Am Road America – Tony Adamovicz at full throttle in his McLaren M8B-Chevrolet for Auto World (DNF, engine failure), the race was won by Peter Revson for McLaren Ltd.

Photo by Bill Schley, USA – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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Goodwood Members’ Meeting

Goodwood Members’ Meeting

Members’ Meeting recreates the atmosphere and camaraderie of the original BARC Meetings held at Goodwood through the 1950s and 1960s. www.goodwood.com  

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Goodwood Members' Meeting Sale
Mecum: Kansas City

Mecum: Kansas City

Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, MO 64105 www.mecum.com

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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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Tour Auto Optic 2000

Tour Auto Optic 2000

The 26th Tour Auto Optic 2ooo will take place from 24th to 30th April 2017 and Peter Auto has come up with a new route for the 230 entrants. After the traditional exhibition under the glass dome of the Grand Palais in Paris, the cars will set off for Brittany for the first time in the history of the event. …

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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

Quintessential Aston Martin

Introduced at the 1958 London Motor Show, the Aston Martin DB4 combined very elegant Italian styling with Aston Martin's fabulous platform chassis and race-proven six cylinder engine. Although demand was high, production started slowly due to teething technical problems. These were addressed in varies evolutions, referred to today as 'series'. By 1963 and in its fifth series, the DB4 evolved …

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