EDITORIAL

Interclassics Maastricht: 25th Anniversary Edition

Maastricht, 12 December 2017 - Now one of the most prominent classic-car shows in Europe, InterClassics Maastricht will be celebrating its 25th anniversary during the 2018 edition of the event, to be held from 11 through 14 January 2018. This anniversary edition will be characterised by the highlights from the last 25 years. The unique collection of 18 prized specimens …

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TOP NEWS

1968 Lamborghini Miura P400/S Coupé Going To Bonhams Grand Palais

1968 Lamborghini Miura P400/S Coupé Going To Bonhams Grand Palais

'But step back for a minute and work out what makes the Miura so special. In 1966 there was nothing like it. Only racing cars and the obscure little French Bonnet/Matra Djet had mid-mounted engines. Ferrari's road-going mainstay was the traditional front-engined 275GTB. So when tractor magnate Ferruccio Lamborghini stole the attention of the Geneva Salon crowd with the Miura, …

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Preview: Holy Land 1000

Preview: Holy Land 1000

The Holyland1000 tour is a charity event designed for pre-1965 sports and race cars of distinction. The Holy land 1000 tour was founded by a group of Israeli sports car enthusiasts, after participating in some of the world most renowned classic car rallies and tours. Realizing that the perfect mix of wonderful roads, history and natural beauty existed right under …

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V8 SURVIVORS - Enduring Examples Of US Automotive Culture At Bremen Classic Motor Show

V8 SURVIVORS - Enduring Examples Of US Automotive Culture At Bremen Classic Motor Show

Under the title "V8-Survivor", Bremen Classic Motorshow is for the first time presenting a very special show with American classics from the 1950s to 1970s. They all have one thing in common: patina. Marked by natural weathering and environmental influences, their condition makes them what's known today as survivors. Depending on material and surface finish, gradual aging due to oxidation, …

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Four Ferraris And A D-Type Are Going To Be Big In Scottsdale

Four Ferraris And A D-Type Are Going To Be Big In Scottsdale

Six very special cars are headed to Scottsdale, Arizona, the city that accepts no lowballers for at least one week every year. At Gooding & Company’s part in the action is an annual two-day extravaganza. The guests of honor include four very special Ferraris, a Jaguar D-Type in British Racing Red (no, really), and the first Iso Grifo in the …

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Silverstone Classic Celebrates More Milestone Birthdays In 2018

Silverstone Classic Celebrates More Milestone Birthdays In 2018

With the arrival of 2018 comes a happy New Year packed with exciting automotive anniversaries. And, as tradition now dictates, many of these key motoring milestones will be celebrated in stunning style with mouth-watering displays and eye-catching track parades at the annual Silverstone Classic (20-22 July). In recent years, the famous Silverstone Grand Prix circuit has staged record processions featuring …

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Classic Car Auction Yearbook 2017

Classic Car Auction Yearbook 2017

The 22th edition of the Classic Car Auction Yearbook, the most extensive edition to date, covers 24 consecutive seasons of the most important international auctions, from the 1st of September 2016 until the 31st of August 2017. Deemed the “bible” by English press since many years of publication as an international reference for the sector, the Yearbook is an indispensable …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1973 Dino 246GT

1973 Dino 246GT

by Canepa

1973 Dino 246GT VIN: 05020 Rosso Rubino Metallizzato Purchased new from Griswold & Co. in Berkeley CA on September 10, 1973 this Dino came optioned with air conditioning, leather interior, power windows and metallic paint. The grand total came to $16,500. Steven Giacobbi was the lucky guy who plunked down the cash for the car that day, and he would …

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1964 Elva Mk 8

1964 Elva Mk 8

by Taylor & Crawley

19 Elva Mark 8 2.0 Litre Sports Racing Cars were built by Elva Cars in Rye, Sussex, England.  Elva was in the midst of being sold to McLaren Cars and went on to build the customer McLaren Can Am cars and The Elva Mark 8 was raced and developed by works drivers Chris Amon and Bruce McLaren. From the outset …

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1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

by Post Vintage Engineers

Aston Martin DB6 MKII. One of only 240 DB6 MKII’s produced. With an engine rebuilt to 4.2 litre specification, suspension handling kit, new shock absorbers, new prop shaft and a recent full cylinder head rebuild to lead free specification, this car is fitted with the best upgrades for modern day use. Subject to ‘no expense spared’ maintenance by ourselves for …

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MARKET TRENDS

SOLD! The Most Expensive Cars Sold At Auction In 2017

SOLD! The Most Expensive Cars Sold At Auction In 2017

Looking back at 2017, there was good news and bad news in the collector-car market. Overall, auction totals in North America were down two percent, and fewer cars were offered at auction, but the average sale price was up by two percent and the sell-through rate was at its highest since 2011. And while we’ve noted that most of the …

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TOP CARS

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1973 Road Atlanta, Can-Am Challenge – Switzerland's Hans Wiedmer (Porsche 917/10, DNF) duells John Cordts in the McLaren-Chevrolet M8D (12th); photographed by Jack Webster, USA – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Bonhams: The Grand Palais
Autosport

Autosport

www.autosportinternational.com

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Barrett-Jackson

Barrett-Jackson

For the last 46 years, enthusiasts from all over the world have flocked to the Barrett-Jackson collector car auctions. Widely regarded as a barometer of the collector car industry, the auctions have evolved over the years into world-class automotive lifestyle events where thousands of the world’s most sought-after, unique and valuable automobiles cross the block in front of a global …

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Grandes Marques

Grandes Marques

MECC Forum 100 6229GV Maastricht The Netherlands www.coys.co.uk  

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Bonhams: The Scottsdale Auction

Bonhams: The Scottsdale Auction

Scottsdale, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa www.bonhams.com

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RM Sotheby's: Arizona

RM Sotheby's: Arizona

Always kicking off the collector car auction season on a strong note, RM Sotheby's returns to the vibrant grounds of the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix, 18–19 January, for its 19th annual Arizona sale. www.rmsothebys.com

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Gooding & Company: The Scottsdale Auctions

Gooding & Company: The Scottsdale Auctions

Arizona is long-known as an ideal winter destination, and each January Scottsdale hosts a thriving automotive marketplace adjacent to the Fashion Square Mall and charming Old Town Scottsdale. www.goodingco.com

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Bremen Classic Motorshow

Bremen Classic Motorshow

The BREMEN CLASSIC MOTORSHOW is the first major classic car exhibition of the year in Germany. Here you’ll find everything for a successful start to the classic season: cars, motorcycles, young classics, historic motorsport, spare parts and restoration tips. www.classicmotorshow.de  

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Artcurial: Rétromobile

Artcurial: Rétromobile

Anne-Claire Mandine Phone +33 1 42 99 20 73 motorcars@artcurial.com www.artcurial.com

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PROFILE

Profile: Ferrari 333 SP

This car went into production in 1994 and continued until 2000, producing a total of 40 models. The F333 SP represented the glorious return of Ferrari to the world of Sport Prototypes, to which the Maranello Marque has proviously bid farewell in 1973. The car was created in order to be sold to customer teams. The F333 SP was never …

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