EDITORIAL

Tribute To The Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale

An iconic car, the perfect blend of leading-edge technology, racing mechanics and a unique style. The 33 Stradale turns 50 years of age. The 33 Stradale was presented on 31 August 1967, on the eve of the Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Monza circuit, befitting its ideal expression of the bond between the racing world and on-road cars. …

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TOP NEWS

Finally, Jim Clark Receives Proper Acclaim With Own Museum

Finally, Jim Clark Receives Proper Acclaim With Own Museum

Scottish Borders Council has successfully secured almost £635,000 National Lottery funding to support the redevelopment of the existing Jim Clark Room. At the same time, The Jim Clark Trust confirmed it had reached its fundraising target of £300,000 thanks to the support of thousands of public donations. The £1.6m project, which is being delivered with over £600,000 of Council funding …

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Never Getting Old: Historic Formula Ford thrillers at HSCC Snetterton

Never Getting Old: Historic Formula Ford thrillers at HSCC Snetterton

Two incredible Historic Formula Ford 1600 races capped an excellent day’s racing during the Historic Sports Car Club’s race meeting at Snetterton on Saturday (23 September). As the HSCC Historic Formula Ford Championship moves towards a dramatic season finale at Silverstone in October, the three leading contenders enacted some incredible racing at Snetterton as the wins were decided by 13-thousandths …

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The Wedge-Shaped AC That Almost Made It Into Production

The Wedge-Shaped AC That Almost Made It Into Production

Ya gotta admit, in the performance car world, Carroll Shelby was an inspiration to many. Here’s the basic formula for his success, in a nutshell: Guy discovers car made in Europe. He discovers American car company that needs performance car. He takes engine from American company, jams it into the European car and gets them to produce the car. Now …

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Rare Supercars At Bonhams Auction

Rare Supercars At Bonhams Auction

A host of exceedingly rare cars will be offered on 6 October at Bonhams Zoute Sale, Knokke-Le Zoute, Belgium. Leading the pack is a masterpiece of automotive engineering never before seen at a public auction. One of only 99 built, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Maybach G650 V12 Biturbo Landaulet will be offered directly from the Mercedes-Benz factory. Debuted in 2016 at …

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Top 5 Camaros Ever Auctioned

Top 5 Camaros Ever Auctioned

Although the Camaro had a brief hiatus from 2003–09, it has been half a century since Chevrolet offered the first model in 1967. The new Camaro was GM’s pony-car challenger to Ford’s wildly successful Mustang, and it spawned six generations and became one of the most popular collector cars in America. While the Camaro offers high performance and good looks …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1934 Bentley 3.5 Litre Drophead

1934 Bentley 3.5 Litre Drophead

By Coys of Kensington

Launched in 1933, the first of what would become known as the ‘Derby Bentleys’ continued the marque’s sporting associations but in a manner even more refined than before. Even W O Bentley himself acknowledged that the 3.5-litre model was the finest ever to bear his name. Based on the contemporary Rolls-Royce 20/25hp, the 3.5-litre Bentley was slightly shorter in the …

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1974 Porsche Carrera 2.7 MFI

1974 Porsche Carrera 2.7 MFI

2 Shores Classic Cars

We are excited to offer on behalf of one of our international clients this outstanding Porsche Carrera 2.7 MFI Coupe. No need for a long introduction. Every Porsche enthusiast knows how rare and special these cars are! This one however is something we have not seen in a long time: A completely un-restored original car with only 83k kilometers (about …

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1939 Horch 930 V Cabriolet

1939 Horch 930 V Cabriolet

By Klatt Oldtimer

In the 1930s, the team at Horch Motors in Zwickau, Germany had a concept of a special 8-cylinder engine that soon went into production. This Horch V-8 was used between 1933 and 1940 in Horch's model 830 and, starting from 1937, in the 930. This 930 is a prewar car of only 2,060 930s made. Its ignition distributor was a …

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MARKET TRENDS

Hot And Cheap: Ten Affordable Collector Cars

Hot And Cheap: Ten Affordable Collector Cars

No matter how you look at it, the collector car hobby is not a cheap one. On top of the purchase price of the car itself, you have registration, insurance, maintenance, fuel, and storage to consider. Fortunately, owning a classic is not just a hobby for the rich. There are plenty of great vintage cars and trucks available for those …

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TOP CARS

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1984 Elkhart Lake, Budweiser 500 Camel GT – The Ferrari 512BB of John McComb-Rick Mancuso-Fred Fiala finished 15th after 105 laps at Road America; photographed by Bill Schley, USA – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

ZOUTE GRAND PRIX®

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. 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
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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Classic Expo Salzburg
InterClassics Brussels

InterClassics Brussels

Classic cars from Spa-Francorchamps www.interclassics.be

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The London Classic Car Show

The London Classic Car Show

The show is over for another year! We welcomed over 37,000 visitors to ExCeL this weekend, and will be back with an even bigger show next year - 15th-18th February 2018. www.thelondonclassiccarshow.co.uk

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PROFILE

Streamlined: Veritas Meteor

In 1949, Ernst Loof of Germany-based car manufacturer Veritas, designed the Veritas Meteor, a monoposto with free-standing wheels in accordance with the then valid Formula 2 that organized the world championships in 1952 and 1953. By regulation, racing cars were allowed with an engine capacity of up to 500 cm³ with a compressor or a maximum displacement of 2,000 cm³ without a …

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