EDITORIAL

Techno Classica 2017

First Impressions

Techno Classica 2017

  Every year in early April, the city of Essen in Western Germany becomes the Mecca for classic car enthusiasts. This year, the Techno Classica Essen takes places April 5-9, 2017. Many car companies use this occasion to present their "new old trends" and a great selection of dealers from all over the world will be present to show their …

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TOP NEWS

Coming Home

Coming Home

Jaguar E-Type Reborn

Described as ‘The most beautiful car ever made’ by Enzo Ferrari, the Jaguar E‑type epitomised the glamour and excitement of the swinging 60s. Nearly 60 years on, the Jaguar E‑type Reborn programme will see Series 1 E‑types restored to their original specification for future generations of enthusiasts and collectors to buy directly from Jaguar Classic. As The 60s Swung, The E-Type …

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Best Of Both Worlds

Best Of Both Worlds

Volkswagen At Techno Classica

The world's biggest show for classic automobiles is opening its doors: at the Techno Classica, which is being held from 5 until 9 April in Essen, Volkswagen Classic is presenting two different themes on one stand this year. ‘Driven by the future' is showcasing prototypes and small-scale production runs of vehicles with electric drive systems. The exhibits, some of which …

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Confidence In Color

Confidence In Color

Porsche About Getting The Right Tone

With Porsche, life is not just fast but colourful, too – hardly any other car manufacturer has shown as much confidence with colour. And the chameleon-like quality of the 911 has also spread to other models. In short, the 911 simply looks good in everything. Whether pure white, refined black or strident yellow. Cheeky orange or rich green, blazing red …

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Highlights At Spring Classics

Highlights At Spring Classics

Coys’ Easter Auction

The auction "Spring Classic", occurring in central London on 12th April, is now available online. Coys offers 70 well preserved historic oldtimers, which will find new owners in the larger of the Royal Horticultural Halls. Feel free to join them a week before easter holidays in central London as a little foretaste. For further information visit the homepage www.coys.co.uk.   1967 Aston …

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Jarama-Classic

Jarama-Classic

Great Season Kick Off

Now in its second year Jarama-Classic has become a not-to-be-missed rendezvous on the Peter Auto historic race calendar. The event looks like it has a great future as proved by the 10 000 spectators who flocked to the circuit this weekend. What better destination than Spain to kick off the 2017 season? The blazing sun that smiled on the Spanish …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Restored Series I

Restored Series I

Jaguar E-Type By E&R Classics

The Jaguar E-Type S1 3.8 coupe was introduced on the Autosalon of Geneve in 1961. This 1963 coupe is really magnificently restored. The car has Opalescent Golden Sand paint with tan interior, which makes this car look fabulous. This Jaguar has the powerful 3.8 ltr, 6 cyl engine and manual gearbox. So a car in a marvelous colourcombination and a …

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Fabolous Fleetwood-Bodied

Fabolous Fleetwood-Bodied

Cadillac Model 355 By Hyman Classic Cars

Cadillac’s venerable model 355 was heavily reworked for the 1934/35 model year. Starting from the ground up with an all new chassis that featured so-called “Knee Action” independent front suspension, the 355-D received a fresh new look thanks to totally reworked styling. The chassis was now fully concealed beneath the curvaceous new body and the car elegantly proportioned with a …

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Open-Top Beauty

Open-Top Beauty

Mercedes 220 SE Cabriolet By Klatt Oldtimer

Starting from September 1958, Mercedes offered the 220 SE “Ponton” as a convertible. Only 1,112 of these were produced. The offered car has been extensively restored between 1989 and 1991 including an engine swap to a M180 IV with 95hp and 2,195ccm. The car presents itself in a very good state and is ready to roll. Invoices for the restoration are …

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MARKET TRENDS

Alfa Spiders

Alfa Spiders

Should They Be Worth More?

In 1965, Alfa Romeo was faced with replacing the 10-year-old Giulietta models. The iconic 1954 Sprint coupe and 1955 Spider were modern, yet timeless, so there was much at stake. Pininfarina foreshadowed the Duetto with a bubble top concept at the 1961 Turin show, but the spider didn’t appear until Geneva in 1966. Road & Track scorned the scalloped sides …

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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

1968 Hockenheim, ADAC Preis von Baden-Württemberg – Giulio Borsari works on Derek Bell's Ferrari Dino 166 V6 who finished 3rd in the race.

Photos by Karl F. Blöchle, CH - Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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Coys: Spring Classics

Coys: Spring Classics


An Important Auction of Fine Historic Automobiles www.coys.co.uk

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L'Impérial

L'Impérial


10 years of savoir-faire - An authentic experience in some of the world’s most beautiful locations. www.imperial-rallye.com

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Mecum: Indy

Mecum: Indy


Indiana State Fairgrounds 1202 E 38th Street Indianapolis, IN 46205 www.mecum.com

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Bonhams: The Aston Martin Works Sale
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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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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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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PROFILE

One Of Three

Lotus Esprit GT1

One Of Three

For the 1996 season, Lotus decided to step up to the GT1 class. This move coincided with the launch of the the new V8-engined Esprit road car, which was a much more suitable base than the earlier four-cylinder equipped Esprits used with some success in GT3 and GT2. To develop the new racing car, a separate entity, Lotus GT1 Engineering, …

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