EDITORIAL

Jaguar Classic Restarts Production Of The Iconic D-Type Race Car

Jaguar Classic is re-starting production of the iconic D-Type race car in Coventry, 62 years after the last example was built in 1956. The first Jaguar D-Type to be assembled by Jaguar Classic, an engineering prototype, made its world debut at the Salon Retromobile show in Paris last week. Just 25 new examples of the D-type will be meticulously hand-built …

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TOP NEWS

Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille

Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille

Faced with the complexity of organising an event of this scale at the beginning of September (start of school, other major rendezvous, etc.) Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille will now take place in July in odd-numbered years alternately with Le Mans Classic. While the 4th Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille again met with unanimous success among the participants …

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Coys Auction At Historic Motorsport International & London Classic Car Show

Coys Auction At Historic Motorsport International & London Classic Car Show

With a number of historic competition cars and competition-inspired sports cars, many of which share competition pedigree with their racing derivatives, the Coys auction at Historic Motorsport International in association with the London Classic Car Show, now in its second year, does boast an excellent selection of machinery. The catalogue is now available online at www.coys.co.uk, and they look forward …

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Record-Setting Porsche 917 Comes To Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance

Record-Setting Porsche 917 Comes To Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance

From 1971 Martini Racing's Porsche 917K Le Mans winner became the speed standard against which all other Le Mans winners were measured: 138.089 mph average, covering 3314.124 miles, 396 laps of the 8.369 mile road circuit. A ten percent speed improvement in just one year. It was epic. The Martini Porsche 917K spent long stretches at full throttle easily outrunning …

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The Canepa Difference

The Canepa Difference

There is no place like Canepa in the world. Where else can you find a showroom brimming with the world’s finest cars alongside a complete on-premise restoration facility, a vibrant motorsport museum featuring the finest motorized heroes of yesteryear, a workshop dedicated to the support of historic racecars, and an innovative custom vehicle design house? Nowhere, but Canepa.  You’ll find automotive …

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Porsche To Celebrate 70 Years Of Sports Cars With Third Festival Of Speed Central Feature

Porsche To Celebrate 70 Years Of Sports Cars With Third Festival Of Speed Central Feature

Goodwood and Porsche are delighted to announce that Porsche will be the honoured marque at this year’s Festival of Speed, presented by Mastercard (12 – 15 July). Porsche cars will adorn the world-renowned Central Feature for the third time in the manufacturer’s long relationship with Goodwood. Porsche will be the first marque to take this honour in celebration of the 70th anniversary …

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Mecum Returns to the Fairplex with 600 Collector Cars

Mecum Returns to the Fairplex with 600 Collector Cars

Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector-car auction company, is set to return to the Fairplex in Pomona, California, Feb. 16-17 for its Los Angeles 2018 auction, which will feature an estimated 600 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, exotics, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more. Headlining Mecum Los Angeles 2018 are a pair of investment-grade, ultra-high-performance sports cars bearing names straight …

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'2 VEV' - The Most Valuable British Car Ever Offered At Auction in Europe Comes To Bonhams

'2 VEV' - The Most Valuable British Car Ever Offered At Auction in Europe Comes To Bonhams

The Essex Racing Stable team 1961 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato '2 VEV' is the most celebrated of all of the Newport Pagnell marque's early 1960s Grand Touring cars, and arguably the most important of all of Carrozzeria Zagato's creations. This truly charismatic competition car is to be offered - absolutely fresh from 47 years in single- family ownership - at …

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The Museum Mile at Retro Classics

The Museum Mile at Retro Classics

Located west of Doha, the capital city of the Emirate of Qatar on the Persian Gulf, it proudly rises out of the desert sand like a fortress: the Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum, or in brief, the FBQ Museum, which houses the extensive private collection of its namesake – including over 600 classic cars. At RETRO CLASSICS®, this …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1965 Ferrari 275 GTS Pininfarina Spyder

1965 Ferrari 275 GTS Pininfarina Spyder

by Gallery Aaldering

One of the most elegant Ferrari Spyders ever made. The Ferrari 275 GTS Pininfarina Spyder. Top restored and in brand new condition. Delivered new in New York, USA by Luigi Chinetti Motors in 1967. This is one of the 200 original 275 GTS Pininfarina Spyders made. The 275 GTS is different because of its chassis and independent front/rear suspension. The …

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DE TOMASO PANTERA SI

DE TOMASO PANTERA SI

by Speed 8 Classics

One of only 38 Pantera Si's ever built. Matching numbers car with only 10524km ! Top condition ! Collectors item ! Year: 1996 Engine: 302Cui/V8 Transmission: five speed manual Mileage: 10 524 km

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1965 Lotus 26R

1965 Lotus 26R

by Taylor And Crawley

Lotus 26R Series 2 26R-S2-23 1965 One family ownership for the past 40 years. The Lotus 26 Elan, was built around a steel backbone chassis which was easy to fabricate and weighed a mere 75lb, suspension was by steel wishbones with coil springs/dampers. The Elan’s twin-cam unit was conceived by Harry Mundy, the former BRM and Coventry Climax man (and …

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MARKET TRENDS

Bottom 25: British Sports Cars, Mercedes SLs And American Classics

Bottom 25: British Sports Cars, Mercedes SLs And American Classics

British sports cars, Mercedes SLs, and a few others are lagging behind the rest of the market. While the hottest 25 vehicles in the market are mostly vintage trucks and SUVs according to the latest Hagerty Vehicle Rating, things are a little more of a mixed bag at the other end of the spectrum. Within the bottom 25, five are …

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TOP CARS

1968 Jaguar XKE

1968 Jaguar XKE

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

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

1958 Jaguar XK150 S 3.4 Roadster

1958 Jaguar XK150 S 3.4 Roadster

1951 Jaguar XK120

1951 Jaguar XK120

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1972 Colnbrook, McLaren Racing factory with the race van at the right. The place where McLaren cars were designed and built from 1965 to 1981; photographed by Luke Lundquist, USA – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Le Mans Classic

Le Mans Classic

Le Mans Classic gives now-and-already go to all classic car enthusiasts on 6, 7 and 8 July 2018 on the Grand Circuit 24 Hours of Le Mans. In 2016, more than 123.000 spectators had found their way in Sarthe to admire nearly 550 race cars on the track and 8.500 vintage cars in general enclosure specially designed to accommodate 180 …

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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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Bonhams: The Amelia Island Auction
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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Terre di Canossa

Terre di Canossa

Terre di Canossa is a “Grand Event” (a coveted title assigned by CSAI to the most important Italian rallies), with many foreign participants: over 50% of the competitors come from all over the world! www.granpremioterredicanossa.it

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PROFILE

Profile: Lotus Eleven

The Lotus Eleven is a racing car, which was built between 1956 and 1958 a total of 270 times. The aerodynamic aluminum body developed by Frank Costin, which was built on the grid frame designed by Colin Chapman, was built in 1956 at the Hornsey plant. A significant improvement in stability and driving characteristics brought 1957 the replacement of the …

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