EDITORIAL

John Whitmore (1937-2017)

Sir John Whitmore, British and European touring car winner, has died on 28th of April at the age of 79. In the 1960s, he stepped up to one of the UK’s leading drivers by winning the 1961 British Saloon Car Championship and for years later he dominated the European Touring Car Championship four years later. He also won the 1600cc …

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TOP NEWS

Luftgekühlt 2017

Luftgekühlt 2017

Must-Attend For Porsche Lovers

It was merely intended as an intimate morning get-together. Just a few Los Angeles-area friends who shared a love of old air-cooled Porsches — a gathering that would not require a blazer-and-straw-hat dress code. That was Le Mans winner Patrick Long and indie artist Howie Idelson’s idea when they hosted their first event. What transpired was Luftgekühlt—German for “air-cooled”—born in 2014 …

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Outstanding Competition Cars

Outstanding Competition Cars

At Bonhams Spa Classic Sale

On 21 May, Bonhams will return to Belgium for their 4th sale at the formidable Circuit de Spa- Francorchamps. As befits a location of such sporting significance, Bonhams will offer an exemplary range of serious racing cars and related vehicles, ranging from a Grand Prix-winning Formula 1 machine to an original Volkswagen T2 Transporter. Leading the sale is The Ex-Michael …

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Creating A Mustang Supercar

Creating A Mustang Supercar

The 428 Cobra Jet

That’s the KR-8 Mustang behind the Ford GT40 in this famous shot at Tasca Ford. From left to right are Bob Tasca Sr., High Performance Manager Dean Gregson and Ford New England representatives. Gregson’s aluminum-body Ford Cortina SCCA racer sits under the billboard welcoming Mario Andretti. Legendary Ford dealership combined factory parts and race-proven engineering to create Mustang supercar. It’s …

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Celebrating 60 Years

Celebrating 60 Years

Lotus Seven At Silverstone

The ageless and iconic Lotus Seven will be out in force at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (28-30 July), celebrating its milestone 60th anniversary with special displays plus a massive track parade on Saturday. It was back in September 1957 that the very first Seven was delivered to its proud new owner and the small two-seater open-top sportscar has been in …

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Klassikwelt Bodensee

Klassikwelt Bodensee

10th Anniversary Edition

More than 800 exhibitors from 16 countries and 38,500 visitors on the three days of the show, 19% of these from Switzerland, Austria, 98 % of the visitors gave KLASSIKWELT BODENSEE a rating of very good and good. 34% of the visitors travelled in their own classic vehicle, more than 85,000 m² spread over 9 exhibition halls.   Sales KLASSIKWELT BODENSEE …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Perfect Color Combination

Perfect Color Combination

365 GTB/4 By Samuel Laurence

We offer this exceptional and famously owned Ferrari 365GTB/4 Daytona, finished in Rosso Chiaro with Black interior as per manufacturers specification. Delivered new on the 3rd August 1972 through Maranello Concessionaires Ltd, this confirmed matching numbers example is one of only 186 genuine right-hand drive vehicles supplied and is perhaps the most original and well-maintained  Daytonas available on the market. …

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Expertly Restored

Expertly Restored

BMW M1 By Grand Prix Classics

The M1 was designed by Giorgetto Giugiaros Ital Design Firm. The body was fiberglass, the frame steel construction. Total weight was 2860 lbs. The M88 Series, inline 6 cylinder, 24 valve, 3.5 Liter engine, producing 277 BHP was used, with Kugelfischer mechanical fuel injection. The engine was lubricated with a dry sump system. Some road cars were delivered with the …

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2-Owner 356 B

2-Owner 356 B

By 2 Shores Classic Cars

Every once in a while, you come across a very special, original car. This is one of these cars. This Karmann built 356B Coupe was delivered new to Johnson Pacific Porsche in Burlingame in April of 1962. The first owner, a Mr. Ramos of San Francisco purchased the car and kept it until 1990. In 1990, the car was acquired …

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MARKET TRENDS

Strong Low-End Vehicles

Strong Low-End Vehicles

Increasing Sales In 2017

Three of the year’s four biggest auction events (Arizona Auction Week, Retromobile, and Amelia Island) have passed and 2017’s results continue stressing that entry-level cars are the strongest segment. More expensive options are a tougher sell. Looking at Mecum’s gargantuan Kissimmee sale and the auctions in Arizona and Amelia Island, 5,123 vehicles went to new homes. While and additional 628 …

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TOP CARS

1968 Jaguar XKE

1968 Jaguar XKE

1962 Jaguar XKE Series I

1962 Jaguar XKE Series I

1965 Alfa Romeo GTA 1600

1965 Alfa Romeo GTA 1600 "Corsa"

1952 Cooper Bristol T20 Mk1

1952 Cooper Bristol T20 Mk1

1959 Norton Manx 30M

1959 Norton Manx 30M

1969 Aston Martin DBS

1969 Aston Martin DBS

1966 Triumph TR4 A IRS

1966 Triumph TR4 A IRS

1997 Porsche 911 Turbo

1997 Porsche 911 Turbo

1964 Maserati Sebring Series I 2+2 coupe

1964 Maserati Sebring Series I 2+2 coupe

1995 Ferrari F50

1995 Ferrari F50

1928 Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 spider Zagato Tre Posti

1928 Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 spider Zagato Tre Posti

1968 Volvo

1968 Volvo

2004 Ferrari F430 Challenge

2004 Ferrari F430 Challenge "GT3"

1956 Volkswagen Oval Window Beetle

1956 Volkswagen Oval Window Beetle

1972 Porsche 911 2.4 E Coupé

1972 Porsche 911 2.4 E Coupé

1983 Ferrari BB 512i

1983 Ferrari BB 512i

1977 ALPINE A310 POISSON DIEPPOIS

1977 ALPINE A310 POISSON DIEPPOIS

1977 Aston Martin V8

1977 Aston Martin V8

2006 Aston Martin 4.3 V8 Vantage

2006 Aston Martin 4.3 V8 Vantage

1967 Shelby Cobra 427

1967 Shelby Cobra 427

1951 Jaguar XK

1951 Jaguar XK

1984 Lamborghini Countach LP 5000 S

1984 Lamborghini Countach LP 5000 S

1984 Ferrari 512 BBi

1984 Ferrari 512 BBi

1965 SUNBEAM TIGER MARK I

1965 SUNBEAM TIGER MARK I

2018 Ferrari 812 SuperFast

2018 Ferrari 812 SuperFast

1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA Stradale

1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA Stradale

1977 Porsche 2700 Coupe

1977 Porsche 2700 Coupe

1964 Mercedes 220 SE Convertible

1964 Mercedes 220 SE Convertible

1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S spider

1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S spider

2011 PORSCHE GT3 RS 4.0

2011 PORSCHE GT3 RS 4.0

1965 FORD GT40 Mk1

1965 FORD GT40 Mk1

2015 Porsche 991 GT3 RS

2015 Porsche 991 GT3 RS

2008 Ferrari 599 HGTE

2008 Ferrari 599 HGTE

1936 Riley 9/16 HP ´Big Four Special´

1936 Riley 9/16 HP ´Big Four Special´

1965 Jaguar E-Type SI 4.2 Roadster LHD

1965 Jaguar E-Type SI 4.2 Roadster LHD

1973 Alfa Romeo 2000

1973 Alfa Romeo 2000

1984 Porsche 911 Cabrio 3.2

1984 Porsche 911 Cabrio 3.2

1966 McLaren M1B

1966 McLaren M1B

1934 MG PA Single Seater Racer

1934 MG PA Single Seater Racer

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe

1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe

1961 Chevrolet Corvette C1 Roadster Restoration

1961 Chevrolet Corvette C1 Roadster Restoration

1959 Aston Martin DB MKIII

1959 Aston Martin DB MKIII

2007 Aston Martin N24

2007 Aston Martin N24

1967 Ford GT40 Mk III

1967 Ford GT40 Mk III

1989 BMW M3

1989 BMW M3

1988 TIGA GC288/9

1988 TIGA GC288/9

1966 FERRARI 330 GTC

1966 FERRARI 330 GTC

1993 PORSCHE 911 AMERICAN ROADSTER

1993 PORSCHE 911 AMERICAN ROADSTER

1983 Porsche 911 SC / RS 3.0

1983 Porsche 911 SC / RS 3.0

1958 AC ACECA

1958 AC ACECA

1931 BUGATTI TYPE 50

1931 BUGATTI TYPE 50

1990 SPICE SE 90C

1990 SPICE SE 90C

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1959 Aston Martin DB4 Series 1

1959 Aston Martin DB4 Series 1

1980 Porsche 911SC Coupe

1980 Porsche 911SC Coupe

1958 Jaguar XK150 S 3.4 Roadster

1958 Jaguar XK150 S 3.4 Roadster

1951 Jaguar XK120

1951 Jaguar XK120

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

 

1968 Crystal Palace, XVI London Trophy – „The Chequered Flag“ McLaren F2 team with Robin Widdows (DNF) and Frank Gardner (DNS) preparing for their respective heats; photographed by David Baxter, F - Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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Mille Miglia

Mille Miglia


For 30 years, Mille Miglia has been bringing together exeptional personalities to the world of sport. Today, the reenactment of the Mille Miglia is an event in a class of its own. www.1000miglia.it

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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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Spa-Classic

Spa-Classic


www.peterauto.peter.fr

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Bonhams: The Spa Classic Sale
Modena Cento Ore

Modena Cento Ore


Born at the dawn of the new Millennium, the Modena Cento Ore is a great combination of wonderful cars and gentlemen drivers, classic motorsport and tourism, exciting roads and breath-taking landscapes, culinary delights and great wines. www.modenacentooreclassic.it

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PROFILE

Blisteringly Quick

Tiga GC288 Cosworth

Blisteringly Quick

Deceivingly diminutive, the Tiga Group C and IMSA GTP cars were blisteringly quick; in 1985, Gordon Spice and Ray Bellm won the inaugural Group C2 championship with a four-cylinder engined example. To broaden the market for the cars, company founder and chief designer Howden Ganley created an altogether bigger Tiga for the 1986 season. It was dubbed the GC286 or …

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