EDITORIAL

Great Eight

Exhibition At Bonhams
Great Eight

An exhibition of some of the most notable Rolls-Royce Phantoms will be held at Bonhams from 29 July till 2 August, in celebration of 92 years of the illustrious model. Eight of the most historically significant Phantoms will be displayed at Bonhams international flagship saleroom on New Bond Street, London, including the long-awaited New Phantom. A selection of 7 motor …

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TOP NEWS

Yellow Vulcano

Yellow Vulcano

McLaren 540C

Remember our road trip with McLaren’s two Sport Series cars, the 540C and the 570S? Since then, both cars have stuck in our minds as automobile highlights for their sheer power and pure driving fun. When asked by McLaren to kidnap another 540C, this time in an incredible Volcano Yellow, we did not hesitate for a second. Again, we were …

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70 Years Together

70 Years Together

Stella Alpina 2017

The 70th anniversary Stella Alpina has just come to a close: the regularity rally organized by Scuderia Trentina with the support of Canossa Events. Its winning combination of sport, passion, spectacular panoramas, hairpin bends, superb hospitality and breathtaking scenery in the marvelous Dolomites, delighted all those taking part: people who love competing with their cars but appreciate the opportunity to see …

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200mph-Club

200mph-Club

Meet The Current Supercars

Check out 22 amazing cars which hit the 200 MPH benchmark. There might be some surprises. Actually a lot of German cars.   22. Aston Martin DB11- 200MPH Photo by Aston Martin Aston Martin’s high-speed grand tourer is equipped with a V12-powered DB11 and has a top speed to match. This car is made to run fast.   21. Cadillac …

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Essential Car Movies

Essential Car Movies

For Rainy Days

It’s summer, so we’re spending a lot more time behind the wheel of our own cars than we are watching car movies. But hey, if rain should fall and ruin our cruising plans, we’re ready to make the best of it. We asked members of Hagerty’s Media Team to pick the car-themed movie they can’t live without. Surprisingly, there were …

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Outstanding Racers

Outstanding Racers

At Pacific Grove Auction

Worldwide Auctioneers is gearing up for its auction debut during Monterey car week, with an outstanding selection of racers and European pre-war classics, sports and supercars among the recent consignments to The Pacific Grove Auction on Thursday, August 17. Slated to cross the block is a singular and exceptionally well-documented 1937 Delahaye 135M Coupe by Dubos, with exciting one-off custom …

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CLASSIC INVEST

America Suited

America Suited

Lancia Aurelia B24S By Hamann Classic Cars

As Lancia’s notoriety spread stateside following World War II, the time came for the company to offer an open sports car to the boom market in the United States. This model would have to have more power, as well as open coachwork better-suited to the warm climates of Florida, Texas, and, most of all, California.​ The result was the Aurelia …

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Beautiful Gullwing

Beautiful Gullwing

300 SL By HK-Engineering

Beautiful Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé in silver with red leather trim and Rudge rims. The initial configuration of the Gullwing was white (50) combined with black leather (953). The car was transported by train to Hamburg on October 31, 1955 and then shipped to Mercedes-Benz in Houston, Texas / USA. After a few years, the vehicle was sold from Texas …

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Back To The Future

Back To The Future

By RD Classics

The DeLorean sports car was originally built in Northern Ireland and was intended for the US market. The DeLorean was produced for only 2 years, in 1981 and 1982. The characteristic wing doors work perfectly and belong to the looks of the DeLorean. The 2.8-liter V6 engine runs perfectly and he has an manual transmission. The DeLorean is equipped with …

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MARKET TRENDS

Most Expensive Race Cars

Most Expensive Race Cars

Ever Sold At Auction

There really is no “cheap” way to race cars. Considering all of the tools, parts, safety equipment, fuel, travel costs, and entry fees involved, auto racing is one of the most expensive hobbies out there. And the costliest piece of the puzzle, of course, is the car itself, which can range in value from a few grand to a few …

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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

1969 Willow Springs, SCCA National Race - Phil Henny went to 2nd place in his Lola T70 MK 3B for the Agapiou Brothers; archive Phil Henny, USA – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Mecum: Denver

Mecum: Denver

Colorado Convention Center 700 14th Street Denver, CO 80202 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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Coys: Classic Days at Schloss Dyck

Coys: Classic Days at Schloss Dyck

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

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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 19th 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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Salon Privé

Salon Privé

Salon Privé presents automotive style & elegance against the sensational back drop of historic Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. It is the UK’s most exclusive automotive Garden Party as well as one of the most glamorous social occasions on the calendar. www.salonpriveconcours.com

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PROFILE

Fastest Road-Going Porsche Ever

The fastest and most powerful road-approved 911 is ready for launch: The new Porsche 911 GT2 RS celebrated its world premiere at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. At the heart of this high-performance sports car is a 515 kW (700 hp) biturbo flat engine. Weighing in at 1,470 kg with a full fuel tank, the lightweight two-seater …

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