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

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

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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