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

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

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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