EDITORIAL

The Abarth Saga At Retromobile

Reborn 10 years ago, the Italian racing car market with the scorpion outstripped all the major names during the post-war boom. This amazing adventure will be recounted during the Retromobile show through 22 models taken from Engelbert Möll’s magnificent Swiss collection. CARLO ABARTH, A CHARACTER! When it comes to wizards with mechanics, France had Amédée Gordini. Italy had Carlo Abarth. …

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TOP NEWS

J.D. Classics At Retromobile 2018

J.D. Classics At Retromobile 2018

JD Classics are delighted to announce that once again they will be exhibiting at this year's Retromobile Exhibition in Paris from 7th -11th February 2018. This year they have an even more exciting line up than the last with 11 of their cars ranging from the early 1950's through to the modern classics. Their staff are very much looking forward …

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Volkswagen At The Bremen Classic Motorshow

Volkswagen At The Bremen Classic Motorshow

The northern German population is generally regarded as rather subcooled, but at the Bremen Classic Motorshow, which took place from the 2nd – 4th February 2018, the emotions went to the boil. Around 41,000 visitors gave it a go on the first weekend. The Volkswagen collectables perfectly fitted into the picture of Hall 5. Its motto was “Gran Turismo – …

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Terre di Canossa: Fast Approaching Its Eighth Edition!

Terre di Canossa: Fast Approaching Its Eighth Edition!

These are the dates of the eighth “Terre di Canossa” to note in your diary; an itinerary crossing the delightful roads of Emilia, Liguria and Tuscany and the same, unrivalled combination of sport, passion, scenery, culture and unforgettable evening entertainment.   Art towns and cities, marvellous countryside, ancient castles, rolling hills and challenging mountain passes will provide the backdrop for …

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London Classic Car Show: Specials For The Wow Factor

London Classic Car Show: Specials For The Wow Factor

The record-breaking London Classic Car Show (15-18 February) just gets bigger and bigger – this year it has expanded to fill one complete side of the capital city’s premier ExCeL exhibition venue.  One the secrets to the show’s spiralling success is its innovative Grand Avenue, a ground-breaking all-action roadway running right down the middle of the show, along which more …

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Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance Hosts 9th Annual Uncorked

Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance Hosts 9th Annual Uncorked

The 9th Annual Keels & Wheels Uncorked event is scheduled for Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Bentley Showroom of Post Oak Motor Cars, located at the all-new Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston, the city's newest luxury destination featuring 250 ultra-modern guestrooms and suites, 20 fully equipped hotel residences and a 35,000 sq. ft Conference and Event facility, …

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Grandprix Originals At Retromobile 2018

Grandprix Originals At Retromobile 2018

A complete collection, in the Retro as well as in the modern design: Your chance to discover Grandprix Originals at the Retromobile Paris  (Hall 2 stand 2.A36). GRANDPRIX ORIGINALS is the only brand world-wide to bring the drive and lifestyle of the Grandprix and endurance racing scene and its icons like Steve McQueen, Le Mans, Gulf and Heuer alive today with high …

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Gallery Aaldering At Retromobile

Gallery Aaldering At Retromobile

At this moment we are preparing for the Rétromobile show that will be held from February 7 to 11 in Paris. This year 30 cars will be on display, divided over two stands. We give you a preview of the exclusive cars which Gallery Aaldering presents at Salon Rétromobile Paris: More info More info More info More info More info More info More …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1962 Maserati 3500GT Vignale Spyder

1962 Maserati 3500GT Vignale Spyder

by Symbolic International 

This Maserati is one of 252 examples completed.  Their were two prototypes and 250 production examples.  All of these Maseratis were completed in a relatively long production run that began in March of 1959 and ended in June of 1964 …

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1964 Aston Martin DB5

1964 Aston Martin DB5

by Post Vintage Engineers

Finished in the original colour scheme of Caribbean Pearl and dark blue hides, this car has been subject to a body off restoration by a team of highly experienced restorers of the best Astons in the world. It is 100% correct in the detail and finishes. Engine to 4.2 specification. Having covered a mere 2,000 miles since completion, it is ready for the coming …

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1993 Jaguar XJ220C TWR Works Le Mans GT Class Winner

1993 Jaguar XJ220C TWR Works Le Mans GT Class Winner

by J.D Classics

1993 Jaguar XJ220C TWR Works Le Mans GT Class Winner In 1953, Jaguar scored their second Le Mans win with the XK120C so it was appropriate that 40 years on they should return with the XJ220C. In January 1993, the Auto Sports International Show at the Birmingham NEC saw the public launch of the competition version of the Jaguar XJ220 …

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MARKET TRENDS

Why 10-Year-Old Exotics Aren’t Depreciating Like Before

Why 10-Year-Old Exotics Aren’t Depreciating Like Before

The early 2000s was a great time for high-end sports cars. Ferrari was cranking out ever-faster and more beautiful cars, while Michael Schumacher’s Formula 1 dominance was busy stoking brand fever. Ford decided to revive its ancient rivalry with Maranello and bring back the GT. Even BMW was getting into the act with the retro-inspired Z8. As a gearhead, I …

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TOP CARS

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1968 Piccolo Circuito delle Madonie, Targa Florio – Nino Vaccarella „il presidente volante“ awaits the start with his Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/2 2.5 litre he shared with Udo Schütz (DNF, accident) – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Bonhams: The Grand Palais
Artcurial: Rétromobile

Artcurial: Rétromobile

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

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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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Mecum: Los Angeles

Mecum: Los Angeles

The Fairplex 1101 W McKinley Ave Pomona, CA 91768 www.mecum.com

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Holy Land 1000

Holy Land 1000

The Holy land 1000 tour is a charity event designed for pre 1965 sports and race cars of distinction. At the tail end of the Israeli winter season when even the Negev desert blooms, approximately 60 vintage cars will be driven in this relaxed road event driving 1000 miles through the land of Israel in five days, allowing participants to …

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Gooding & Company: The Amelia Island Auction

Gooding & Company: The Amelia Island Auction

Gooding & Company’s East Coast auction generates excitement and record sales. Held at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, a classic beachfront resort near Jacksonville, Florida, this venue caters to the enthusiast looking for a relaxed yet rewarding winter getaway. www.goodingco.com

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Amelia Island Concours D'Elegance

Amelia Island Concours D'Elegance

Concours Automobiles will be on display on Sunday, March 11, 2018 only. www.ameliaconcours.org

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Retro Classics

Retro Classics

Fantastic automotive legends from the four corners of the world with classic elegance await admirers of beautiful curves and hot engines. www.retro-classics.de

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PROFILE

Profile: NSU TT

At the sight of the  NSU TT at the Hockenheim Historic 2017, the photographer Rainer Selzer was immediately thrilled. He instantly wanted to learn more about this gem and therefore contacted its owner. Here is the full story about Werner Nerpel and his NSU TT: Rainer Selzer: "Infected by the NSU TT virus Werner Nerpel was already in 1968 with …

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