EDITORIAL

French Car Couture

Chantilly Arts & Elegance
French Car Couture

The 4th edition of Chantilly Arts and Elegance Richard Mille, which took place in the Domaine du Château de Chantilly on Sunday, September 10 exceeded all our promises and ideas we had of the event. Compared to last year, we could witness an even better show - although we thought this was not possible - more visitors (16,300 spectators which …

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TOP NEWS

At Goodwood Revival 2017

At Goodwood Revival 2017

With J.D Classics

Now into their third year of sponsorship, JD Classics were attending this year’s Goodwood Revival with a total of 8 cars both competing on track and on display throughout the weekend. Wet weather set the scene for the weekend’s racing as the Lister Maserati of Nick Riley was first to qualify for JD Classics in the Madgwick Cup. With the rain …

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Refined Lifestyle And Jaw-Dropping Cars

Refined Lifestyle And Jaw-Dropping Cars

Zoute Grand Prix

Knokke-Heist, and the fashionable Zoute area in particular, is gearing up vor the eighth edition of the ZOUTE GRAND PRIX®. The prestigious classic car event can count on the support of the local administration and the collaboration with a number of loyal car brand and partners. This eighth anniversary builds on the national and international reputation of the event. Since time …

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F1 For The Road

F1 For The Road

New Mercedes-AMG Project One

Mercedes-AMG has just announced their latest hypercar at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main, the Project ONE. The two-seater supersports show car brings the very latest and efficient, fully-fledged Formula 1 hybrid technology from the race track to the road almost par for par to represent the highlight of AMG’s 50th anniversary. This high-performance hybrid is said to produce …

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World-Record Ford Galaxie

World-Record Ford Galaxie

Highlight At Bonhams Goodwood Auction

Bonhams led the charge in a busy week for the motoring auction world, with the Goodwood Revival Meeting sale achieving an astonishing £10,731,518 on September 9. The collection of the legendary ‘Gentleman Jack’ Sears was a highlight of the sale, with the ex-Willment Racing Team, ex-Jack Sears 1963 Ford Galaxie 500 (£180,000-220,000)achieving a world-record price of £471,900, more than double …

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All-Terrain Champion

All-Terrain Champion

Land Rover's New Discovery SVX

Land Rover has just announced their ultimate off-roader, a special version of the Discovery called SVX. It adds extreme all-terrain capability to Jaguar Land Rover's Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) product range, together with its siblings the Range Rover Sport SVR and the Range Rover SVAutobiography. The fifth-generation Discovery with its aluminium architecture makes the perfect base for SVO’s first SVX vehicle. New …

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Record-Breaking LaFerrari Aperta

Record-Breaking LaFerrari Aperta

Topping RM Sotheby’s Maranello Auction

RM Sotheby’s has just announced that it has achieved a remarkable 92.5 percent sell-through rate and €63,068,110 in sales at its single-marque Ferrari – Leggenda e Passione auction, in partnership with Ferrari. Held 9 September at the legendary Pista di Fiorano, the mouthwatering group of automobiles saw collectors bid via telephones, online, and from the trackside stadium seating that had been …

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CLASSIC INVEST

1949 Ferrari 166 Inter Coupe

1949 Ferrari 166 Inter Coupe

By Talacrest

One of the oldest Ferraris in existence. It actually is the 11th road car built by Ferrari (they used just odd chassis numbers, starting with 001, then 003, then 005, etc.). You must know that in 1947 the factory produced just …

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1967 Porsche 911 L

1967 Porsche 911 L

By Premiumfahrzeug

If you are looking for a collector's vehicle with matching numbers, this car is the wrong one. But if you want to have fun with a Porsche and feel the myth of the early SWB vehicles, you are exactly right. This 911 in the last version with short wheelbase has this spell that we love so much. When we were …

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1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet

1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE

By HK-Engineering

The vehicle presents itself in the classic color combination white with dark blue leather and dark convertible top. It was originally delivered to Belgium in 1971. Recently, the body was repaired and repainted. In addition the interior and the convertible top was restored, as well as parts of …

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MARKET TRENDS

Generation Sportster

Generation Sportster

How A Harley Revolutionised The Market

By the late-1950s, demand had grown in the American market for a middleweight motorcycle with outstanding capability and versatility. With British bikes surging in popularity, Harley-Davidson countered. For 1957 it offered the XL Sportster, which many consider the first superbike and finest street motorcycle ever built. In fact, the Sportster has been in constant production for 60 years, with six …

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TOP CARS

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1965 Silverstone – The Lotus 39 2.5 litre Tasman car (originally built for the H16 BRM engine) is being tested by Ray Parsons before being shipped to N.Z. for Jim Clark to race; photographed by Derek Wild, UK – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

The Race

The Race

The Race and Tour celebrates the passion, style, technology and design integrity of Italian industry in Emilia Romagna. No country, past or present, can boast of so many desirable brands. Now you can enjoy unrivalled racing alongside the good food, fine hospitality and passion of its people. www.bestofitalyrace.com

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Bernina Gran Turismo

Bernina Gran Turismo

Bernina Gran Turismo AG was created by a group of classic car enthusiasts from the Engadine, with the aim of creating a hillclimb event to celebrate the Races held in the St. Moritz area in the 1920s and ’30s. www.bernina-granturismo.com

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Hero Challenge

Hero Challenge

Now re-named as the HERO Challenge, the 2017 event will be based around the famous airfield near Bicester, Oxfordshire - but may include new and exciting venues building on the feedback received after last year's event. www.heroevents.eu/event-type/hero-challenge/

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Zoute Grand Prix

Zoute Grand Prix

Natiënlaan 125 B-8300 Knokke-Heist Belgium www.zoutegrandprix.be

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Mecum: Chicago

Mecum: Chicago

Schaumburg Convention Center 1551 Thoreau Dr N Schaumburg, IL 60173 www.mecum.com

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Bonhams: The Zoute Sale

Bonhams: The Zoute Sale

www.bonhams.com/auctions/24130/

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Coys: Motorworld Berlin
Classic Safari Challenge

Classic Safari Challenge

Particpants on the The 6th Classic Safari Challenge will be exploring some totally new territory within South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe and travelling through some stunning terrain. www.endurorally.com

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PROFILE

Special Countach

LP400 Periscopio
Special Countach

This is one of only 150 LP400 'Periscopios' built. The car was shipped to Prince Mansour Bin Mashal of Saudi Arabia and was presented at Laco Como in its original color scheme - with less than 6,000 kilometers. It left Sant'Agata Bolognese in March 1975 and was handed over to the prince June 1st of the same year. Originally in …

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