EDITORIAL

Under The Skin

New Exhibitions At The Ferrari Museum
Under The Skin

During our stay at Ferrari-heaven also known as Maranello, a visit at the Ferrari museum was mandatory for us. Luckily, we were right in time for two new special exhibitions. The museum appears spacious and open, especially since it has been extended by more than 600 square metres to a total of 4,100 square metres in order to handle the …

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TOP NEWS

V12-Power Everywhere

V12-Power Everywhere

Driving A Mint 750iL And 850CSi

Oh Romania, what a driver's country you are! We are still in love with your infinite stretches of beautiful landscapes, dreamlike castles and incredible mountain roads... and with the kindness of your people. As part of our tour organised by BMW Group Classic and the great guys at BMW Romania, we were able to witness an important part of BMW engineering history: debuting …

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Small Open Sports Cars And Coupes

Small Open Sports Cars And Coupes

At Chantilly Concours

Among the classes in the Concours d’Etat, part of the fourth staging of Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille, are those dedicated to the Ecceterini open sports cars and coupes so visitors will be able to see some of the best models produced by small Italian constructors in the last century. Moretti, Goldmanini, Siata, Osca, Cisitalia, Intermeccanica, etc. are makes …

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New Jaguar Five-Speed

New Jaguar Five-Speed

Developed By JD Classics

Long established for their Jaguar based heritage, JD Classics are pleased to unveil their newly developed JD Sport five speed gearbox. Designed in house, the gearbox has been refined and perfected through rigorous testing by our skilled technicians. The newly developed JD Classics Sport five speed gearbox has been specially designed to fit all historic Jaguar whether it be a …

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Highly Recommended

Highly Recommended

Porsche 964 Carrera RS 3.8

It is one of the rarest 911 RS models ever built. In 1993, just 55 Porsche 964 Carrera RS 3.8s were completed by hand in Weissach, with a further 49 racing versions – the 964 Carrera RSR 3.8 – built by hand simultaneously in the customer sports department. However, the 2.7 RS’s successor didn’t have an easy start to its …

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Italian Gentlemen Lineup

Italian Gentlemen Lineup

At Pebble Beach Sale

Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance®, is thrilled to reveal a lineup of premier Italian sports cars for the company’s Pebble Beach Auctions this August. 1953 Fiat 8V Berlinetta Elaborata (estimate: $1,400,000-$1,800,000) This curated selection of fine automobiles comes from renowned coachbuilders that include Pinin Farina, Zagato and Scaglietti. These beautifully sculpted sports …

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CLASSIC INVEST

One Of 60

One Of 60

Jaguar Mk IV DHC By Car Cave

Beautiful Black 1948 Jaguar Mk IV drop head coupe with cream leather interior. This left hand drive drophead has celeberty ownership. First owner was Babe Paley (a fashion editor for Vogue) and wife of the founder and owner of CBS New York. One of the only 375 produced lhd MK IV’s. Probably 1 of the only 60 still existing. Timeless …

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Luxury GT Car

Luxury GT Car

Jensen 541S By Lex Classics

For sale, unique Jensen 541S performed in the color white combined with a red roof and white leather upholstery. This Jensen 541S was restored in England, various invoices are present by us. From the Jensen 541S only 127 cars were produced. Jensen 541S was Jensen Motors luxury GT model of the Jensen 541 series with a much wider track. Four …

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Striking Alloy Body

Striking Alloy Body

Frazer Nash Le Mans By Pendine

Introduced in 1953, the Le Mans Coupe was the first closed production car from Frazer Nash.  In essence a Targa Florio with a hard top, the coupe used the new parallel-tube chassis frame, wrapped in a striking alloy body. Independent front suspension, rack-and-pinion steering and torsion bar rear suspension, the engine was, of course, the 2 Litre Bristol unit beloved …

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MARKET TRENDS

Most Expensive US Auction Cars

Most Expensive US Auction Cars

Top Five

With celebrations for the 4th of July just behind us, America can look back to nearly 25 decades since it became the United States, including producing some remarkable vehicles. Below are the five most-expensive American cars sold at auction. But first, let’s consider a few qualifiers. At the top end of the market, American cars generally aren’t as highly prized …

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TOP CARS

1968 Jaguar XKE

1968 Jaguar XKE

1963 Ferrari 330

1963 Ferrari 330

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

1953 Fiat 1100 tipo 103 ex-Mille Miglia

1953 Fiat 1100 tipo 103 ex-Mille Miglia

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

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1970 Course de Côte de Turckheim, 3-épis - Kurt Buess at the start in the F2 Brabham BT16 Twincam 1600;

photographed by Adolph Conrath, F – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Coys: Blenheim Palace

Coys: Blenheim Palace

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

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Mecum: Denver

Mecum: Denver

Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO www.mecum.com

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Silverstone Classic

Silverstone Classic

The packed weekend of the Silverstone Classic provides spectacular historic motor racing on the world famous circuit, free access to the paddocks and grandstands, displays from over 100 car clubs featuring more than 10,000 classic cars over the weekend, plus interactive driving activities and dynamic demonstrations. www.silverstoneclassic.com

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Concours South Africa

Concours South Africa

The Concours d’Elegance has its roots in 17th century France, when the aristocracy would parade their horse-drawn carriages through the parks of Paris. www.concourssa.co.za

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Classic Days

Classic Days

www.classic-days.de

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Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

The event relives motorsport history at the iconic circuit, which has been the scene of America’s golden years of sports car racing since its inception in 1957. www.mazdaraceway.com

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Bonhams: Quail Lodge

Bonhams: Quail Lodge

Bonhams returns to the beautiful Monterey Peninsula for its 20th annual Quail Lodge Auction, featuring the world's finest and most exclusive collectors' motorcars displayed in a stunning setting on the grounds of the Quail Lodge & Golf Club. www.bonhams.com

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Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is often said to be the world’s premier celebration of the automobile. Here is a look at some of the historic moments that have drawn enthusiasts to this event from its beginning in 1950 to the present. www.pebblebeachconcours.net

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PROFILE

Buried Treasure

Porsche 911R
Buried Treasure

Deep in the forest, an exceptionally rare Porsche – a 1968 911 R – roars into life. One of just 19 lightweight models ever built, the car boasts a unique, fully documented body and engine combination and a prestigious racing history. Its past drivers include none other than Gérard Larousse. This is the extraordinary tale of a buried Porsche treasure. …

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