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

1995 Aston Martin Vantage V8

1995 Aston Martin Vantage V8 "550"

1953 MG TD Roadster

1953 MG TD Roadster

1983 Ford F250 Pick-Up

1983 Ford F250 Pick-Up

2015 Porsche Cayman GTS

2015 Porsche Cayman GTS

1961 Porsche 356 BT5 Super 90 '61

1961 Porsche 356 BT5 Super 90 '61

1987 Land Rover Defender 90 Soft Top

1987 Land Rover Defender 90 Soft Top

1996 Jaguar XK8

1996 Jaguar XK8

1966 Porsche 912 matching numbers

1966 Porsche 912 matching numbers

1956 Jaguar XK140 DHC

1956 Jaguar XK140 DHC

1969 Ferrari 365GT 2+2

1969 Ferrari 365GT 2+2

1975 Lamborghini Urraco

1975 Lamborghini Urraco

1965 Ford Mustang

1965 Ford Mustang

1976 Jaguar XJ-S Coupé Serie I

1976 Jaguar XJ-S Coupé Serie I

1964 Mercedes-Benz 230SL

1964 Mercedes-Benz 230SL

1969 MGB 1800 Roadster

1969 MGB 1800 Roadster

1994 Porsche 993 “Outlaw”

1994 Porsche 993 “Outlaw”

1954 Jaguar XK120 OTS

1954 Jaguar XK120 OTS

1962 Porsche 356B

1962 Porsche 356B

1973 Alfa Romeo 1600 Junior Zagato

1973 Alfa Romeo 1600 Junior Zagato

1951 Volkswagen Brezelkäfer

1951 Volkswagen Brezelkäfer

1964 BMC MINI Cooper S

1964 BMC MINI Cooper S

1972 Porsche 911 T Targa

1972 Porsche 911 T Targa

1958 Volkswagen Beetle

1958 Volkswagen Beetle

1989 Land Rover Defender-County 110 stationwagon

1989 Land Rover Defender-County 110 stationwagon

1992 Lancia Delta Integrale Evoluzione

1992 Lancia Delta Integrale Evoluzione

2016 McLaren P1 GTR

2016 McLaren P1 GTR

1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

1976 Porsche 911

1976 Porsche 911

1932 Mercedes-Benz 370 S Roadster

1932 Mercedes-Benz 370 S Roadster

1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1960 Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder

1960 Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder

1978 Ferrari 308 GTS

1978 Ferrari 308 GTS

2006 Mercedes-Benz SLR

2006 Mercedes-Benz SLR

1966 Jaguar E-Type

1966 Jaguar E-Type

1997 Ferrari 550

1997 Ferrari 550

1962 Aston Martin DB4 Series V Vantage Convertible

1962 Aston Martin DB4 Series V Vantage Convertible

1958 Aston Martin DB4

1958 Aston Martin DB4

1961 Austin-Healey 3000 MKII BN7

1961 Austin-Healey 3000 MKII BN7

1985 Ferrari 208 GTS Turbo

1985 Ferrari 208 GTS Turbo

1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1966 Ferrari 330GT

1966 Ferrari 330GT

1993 Jaguar XJ220C TWR Works Le Mans GT Class Winner

1993 Jaguar XJ220C TWR Works Le Mans GT Class Winner

1968 Porsche 911S Targa

1968 Porsche 911S Targa

1973 Range Rover Safari

1973 Range Rover Safari

1983 Jaguar XJS HE

1983 Jaguar XJS HE

1984 De Tomaso Longchamp Spyder

1984 De Tomaso Longchamp Spyder

1980 De Tomaso Longchamp GTS

1980 De Tomaso Longchamp GTS

1969  Lola T70 Mk3B Continuation

1969 Lola T70 Mk3B Continuation

1961 BRM P57/3

1961 BRM P57/3

1979 Mercedes Benz 409 Fire Truck

1979 Mercedes Benz 409 Fire Truck

1969 Brabham BT29

1969 Brabham BT29

2011 Ferrari 599 GTO

2011 Ferrari 599 GTO

1906 Sizaire et Naudin Type F

1906 Sizaire et Naudin Type F

2004 Ferrari 360 Modena coupe 6 speed manual

2004 Ferrari 360 Modena coupe 6 speed manual

2002 Land Rover D90

2002 Land Rover D90

1964 Ferrari 250 Lusso

1964 Ferrari 250 Lusso

1964 Elva Mk 8

1964 Elva Mk 8

1933 Alfa Romeo 6C 1900

1933 Alfa Romeo 6C 1900

1894 Peugeot Type 5

1894 Peugeot Type 5

1931 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Zagato Spider

1931 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Zagato Spider

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione

1951 Aston Martin DB2 For Sale

1951 Aston Martin DB2 For Sale

1936 Ford Phaeton

1936 Ford Phaeton

1964 Ford Mustang Pace Car

1964 Ford Mustang Pace Car

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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