EDITORIAL

London To Brighton Run Highlights First Italian Car

With the 2017 Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run supported by Hiscox having a French theme, it is only appropriate that the very first car to have been driven on Italian roads, the ‘Italian’ Peugeot is one of the special entries as the oldest car on this year’s Run. It has been given start number 1 and will be …

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TOP NEWS

Fifty Lamborghinis Celebrating Le Corbusier At Neuchâtel

Fifty Lamborghinis Celebrating Le Corbusier At Neuchâtel

The first "Lamborghini & Design" Concours d'Élégance took place this weekend in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The event paid tribute to Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris, better known as Le Corbusier, considered by many to be the greatest architect and designer of the 20th century. La Chaux-de-Fonds, his birthplace, and Neuchâtel were buzzing over the weekend with fifty Lamborghinis from all around the world. Alongside …

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Why Bernina Gran Turismo Is This Weekend's Race Highlight

Why Bernina Gran Turismo Is This Weekend's Race Highlight

Located in the heart of the Swiss Alps, the famous Bernina Gran Turismo allows 80 crews to compete against each other on a demanding track of 5.7 kilometers length and more than 50 curves in front of an inimitable Alpine setting. The event will be a hillclimb race on a closed road for sports and racing cars built up to …

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Mecum Is Back In Louisville With 700 Cars

Mecum Is Back In Louisville With 700 Cars

Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector-car auction company, is set to return to the Kentucky Exposition Center Sept. 21-23 for Mecum Louisville 2017 with an estimated 700 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more to cross the auction block from approximately 20 states, as well as Canada. The inaugural Mecum Louisville auction in 2016 was a …

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Why Jaguar's XF-S Is The Perfect Alpine Companion

Why Jaguar's XF-S Is The Perfect Alpine Companion

A Surprise...What would you do if you woke up and found a key to a brand-new Jaguar on your breakfast table? Of course you would rub your eyes in disbelief. But after you had your first coffee, you would bring that cat on the street. And that's exactly what I've done. I immediately started packing my bag with only the …

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An Era-Defining Car: Ballot 3/8 LC

An Era-Defining Car: Ballot 3/8 LC

When visitors stop by they linger in front of the car for a few seconds. An original poster from when the vehicle was first launched is on display next to it, though it has faded over the years. The Ballot 3/8 LC is closely associated with Italy’s history - its owner, Alexander Schaufler, proudly tells us “the car in front …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1964 Brabham BT8

1964 Brabham BT8

By Grand Prix Classics

This was Jack Brabham’s personal car. Its first racing outing was August 3, 1964 at Brands Hatch. Brabham started last in the “Guards International Trophy” at Brands Hatch and finished 2nd overall to Bruce McLaren’s 3.9 Liter …

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1987 Porsche 930 Turbo 3.3

1987 Porsche 930 Turbo 3.3

By Hamann Classic Cars

This 1987 Porsche 930 3.3 Liter US-model seems to be out of a time capsule. It is all 100% original and in as new showroom condition. A two owner California car from new which has never seen rain and been meticulously maintained. It drives as fresh as it looks, just as if it would've rolled from the assembly line. Beautiful …

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1966 Ford Mustang GT

1966 Ford Mustang GT

By RK Motors Charlotte

If you're looking for a choice classic that's as alluring as it is powerful, who says you need a high maintenance original? This awesome resto-mod will look just as cool rolling down the road, show just as well at the local drive-in and provide just as many miles of carefree cruising! A slick '60s fastback that features an exceptionally straight …

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MARKET TRENDS

Thanks To Millenials Trucks And SUVs Are Booming

Thanks To Millenials Trucks And SUVs Are Booming

Go big or go home. That’s the theme of the newest Hagerty Vehicle Rating—and we aren’t talking about values. Two-thirds of the vehicles in the newest Top 25 ranking are trucks or SUVs, and nearly 90 percent of them are valued at $16,000 or less. Who is responsible for all this four-wheel-drive brawn? Millennials and Gen-Xers. “The interest in trucks …

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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

1968 Maranello, Ferrari factory – last adjustings done by Mauro Forghieri and his team on the new Ferrari 612P. The car was built for the Can-Am series with a V12, 6.2 litre engine and produced 620 horsepower – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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Bonhams: The Zoute Sale

Bonhams: The Zoute Sale

www.bonhams.com/auctions/24130/

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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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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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Motorclassica

Motorclassica

Motorclassica will continue to showcase the very best of Australasia’s classic and collectable cars and motorcycles as it returns once again, to the majestic Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, from 21 – 23 October. www.motorclassica.com.au

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PROFILE

Pure F1: Lola Larrousse LC 88

The Lola-Larrousse F1 team was founded in 1987 by Gerard Larrousse and financier Didier Calmels. Their racing car for the first season 1987 was built by Lola Cars under the construction responsability of Eric Broadley, Ralph Bellamy, Chris Murphy and Gérard Ducarouge who also developed the LC 87, which was powered by a 3.5L Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 engine with …

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