EDITORIAL

Classic Motorcycles Gaining Speed

Exciting Spring Stafford Sale

Classic Motorcycles Gaining Speed

The market for collectible classic and custom motorcycles is gaining more and more traction which is why the team behind collectorscarworld have decided to honor the bikes and their builders with a dedicated magazine. Glorious Motorcycles went online in late summer 2016 and has become an immediate success thanks to its mixture of classic and custom, gear and adventures. We …

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TOP NEWS

Volkswagen E-Mobility

Volkswagen E-Mobility

Electrified For 40 Years

T2 Electro-Transporter Already in the early 1970s, Volkswagen started research on purely electrically driven vehicles. The first result of this work was a T2 transporter in 1972. The project was developed together with the companies Bosch, Varta and RWE. The electric transporter was powered by a DC motor, which was placed in the rear of the car and delivered a …

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Mecum Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Mecum Celebrates 30th Anniversary

At Indianapolis Auction

What began at the kitchen table of Dana and Patti Mecum’s suburban Chicago home in 1988, today is the world’s largest collector-car auction company. In celebration of that monumental growth and achievement in a landmark anniversary year for the company, Dana Mecum’s 30th Original Spring Classic will return to Indianapolis May 16-21 with an estimated 2,000 consignments from several prestigious …

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DRIVERSOURCE

DRIVERSOURCE

New On Collectorscarworld

1965 Lancia Flaminia Super Sport Pursuing & Preserving Fine Automobiles Since 2005, Houston-based DriverSource is a leading specialist of the classic collector market. The company's unique concept of sales, service, storage and detailing is tailor-made to the enthusiast automotive lifestyle. With an emphasis on fine sports cars, DRIVERSOURCE offers Sales of desirable automobiles displayed in the extensive showroom, as well …

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Epic Roadtrip

Epic Roadtrip

Paris-New York In A 928

30,000 kilometres in a Porsche 928 from Paris through to New York via Vladivostok: Along with his two sons, Frenchman Philippe Delaporte drove once around the world – an exciting, adventurous and spectacular journey. 928, Monument Valley, US, 2017, Porsche AG The first tour the family went on in 2011 covered 27 counties and 23 capital cities. Last year Philippe …

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Lincoln Motor Company

Lincoln Motor Company

Titel Sponsor At Keels & Wheels

The 22nd Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance, benefiting The Boys & Girls Harbor, is pleased to announce the 2017 title sponsor, The Lincoln Motor Company, of the event held May 6-7, 2017.The weekend-long, nationally acclaimed classic car and vintage wooden boat show takes place each spring at the Lakewood Yacht Club in beautiful Seabrook, TX and attracts more than …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Coachbuilt-Era Alfa

Coachbuilt-Era Alfa

6C Sport Berlina By Albion Motorcars

This is a car from the coachbuilt era of Alfa Romeo, when the company was world renowned for superb engineering and build quality. The Alfa Romeo 6C name was used for road, race and sportscars produced between 1927 and 1954, and refers to the straight six engine. Bodies were made by famous coachbuilders such as Touring, Pinin Farina, Zagato and …

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Suicide Doors And Beautiful Shapes

Suicide Doors And Beautiful Shapes

Auburn 8-101 By RD Classics

This Auburn is named “Pheaton Sedan” because of its 4 doors and “suicide doors” body style. The Prewar cars from the 30’s are characterized by their beautiful shapes, the noble spare tires left and right on the fenders, The stepsides and noble lines The elegant color is with nice green accents is in a very good condition and the many …

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Extensively Restored

Extensively Restored

2.7 Targa By Nijsmans Classic Cars

This 1974 Porsche 911 2.7 Targa has been extensively restored, including a completely revised engine and gear box as well as a completely new interior. The car is matching numbers and sports the original alloy Fuchs wheels. It is #203 of total 246 produced for the US market and of 600 built in total. A recent taxation quotes a value …

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MARKET TRENDS

1990s Italian Cars

1990s Italian Cars

Buy, Sell Or Hold

Hagerty is constantly monitoring the market to see which vehicles are gaining popularity, losing momentum or treading water. Based on historical market data gathered by Hagerty and reflected in the most recent Hagerty Vehicle Rating, here’s a look three Italian performance cars from the 1990s to buy, sell, or hold.   SELL: 1996–2006 Ferrari 550/575 - Rating: 35 2002 Ferrari 575M …

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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 Ontario Motor Speedway, Questor Grand Prix – Alastair Caldwell working on Denny Hulme's McLaren M19A Ford-Cosworth who finished 3rd, the race was won by Mario Andretti in a Ferrari 312B - Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance
Beaulieu Spring Autojumble

Beaulieu Spring Autojumble


Sister to the iconic and world-famous International Autojumble, the Spring Autojumble is perfect for those with an existing project looking for parts, looking for your next project and of course motoring enthusiasts. www.beaulieu.co.uk

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Bonhams: The Aston Martin Works Sale
Mecum: Indy

Mecum: Indy


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

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Coys: The Royal Horticultural Halls

Coys: The Royal Horticultural Halls


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

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PROFILE

Italy Meets Sweden

Volvo 262 Bertone Coupe

Italy Meets Sweden

Forty years ago, Volvo turned perceptions of what its brand stood for upside down. The Volvo 262 Coupé left no one unmoved and sold significantly better than expected, despite costing more than twice as much as the basic model in the 200 series. The Volvo 264 was presented in the autumn of 1974, and two years later it was time …

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