EDITORIAL

London To Brighton Verteran Car Run 2018

The London To Brighton Verteran Car Run 2018 is one of the world’s oldest, most celebrated motoring events. The vast number of entrants, from across the globe, who continue to participate in the Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run supported by Hiscox, pays testament to the ever-growing popularity of this event. In 2018 they will be celebrating the 122nd …

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TOP NEWS

Le Mans Classic: Jenson Button In Group C Racing

Le Mans Classic: Jenson Button In Group C Racing

Jenson Button, the ex-Formula 1 World Champion (2009) who has never taken part in the Le Mans 24 Hours or Le Mans Classic will drive a 1988 XJR-9. Jenson Button has never hidden his desire to take part in the Le Mans 24 Hours one day. In the meantime, the English driver will discover Le Mans Classic on 6-7-8 July …

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Mecum Auctions Returns To Houston’s NRG Center April 5-7 With 1,000 Cars

Mecum Auctions Returns To Houston’s NRG Center April 5-7 With 1,000 Cars

Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector-car auction company, is slated to return to Houston’s NRG Center April 5-7 for Mecum Houston 2018 with an estimated 1,000 American muscle cars, Corvettes, classics, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more to cross the auction block. Among the most notable consignments are a 1970 Plymouth Superbird (Lot S112) with the original A833 4-speed transmission …

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Driving The Superformance Corvette Grand Sport

Driving The Superformance Corvette Grand Sport

Cook’s Corner opened in 1926, serving the good stuff after Prohibition. Today the rugged roadhouse is one of Southern California’s most famous biker bars. Tucked away in Aliso Canyon, its weathered wood façade and rural setting feel a world away from L.A.’s urban sprawl, although the clog of two freeways and the endless restaurant chains and housing developments of Irvine …

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Dialogue of Forms

Dialogue of Forms

Automotive designers usually look four years down the road. For Christophorus, Style Porsche has extended this time frame even further. They present the future of the sports car with models on a scale of 1:3 -  set in Paris by art photographer Eric Otto. https://vimeo.com/255037853 Report by christophorus.porsche.com Photos by Eric Otto

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Bonhams To Auction Personal Car Collection Of Carrol Shelby

Bonhams To Auction Personal Car Collection Of Carrol Shelby

Bonhams is delighted to announce that it has been selected by the estate of Carroll Shelby to offer for sale cars from the personal collection of the late racer and designer. Two dozen automobiles owned by the automotive legend will be auctioned with no reserve at the Greenwich Concours d'Elegance in Greenwich, Connecticut on Sunday, June 3rd. The selection of …

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Fiskens Puts The „V“ In Vintage Bentleys

Fiskens Puts The „V“ In Vintage Bentleys

Following the sale of the magnificent 1930 Bentley Speed Six by Gurney Nutting from the Fiskens stand at Rétromobile, two further Bentleys unveiled at the show - a 1929 Bentley 4.5 litre Saloon by Maythorn and 1929 Bentley Speed Six Le Mans - have returned to the UK Mews and are unbelievably joined by another outstanding vintage Bentley. A 1930 Bentley 4.5 litre, …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1952 Ferrari 212 Inter

1952 Ferrari 212 Inter

by Driversource

1952 Ferrari 212 Inter Coupé Carrozzeria by Ghia Chassis No. 0191 EL Engine No. 0191 EL 1 of 73 212's Built, Tailored One-Off Coachwork by Ghia Factory Fitted with Triple 36 DCF 3 Weber Carburetors An Early Factory Left Hand Drive Grand Tourer Incredible Provenance and Recorded History Shown at the 1952 Paris Salon Auto Show by Ferrari & Famously …

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1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS

1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS

by Symbolic International

After having retired from F1 & F2 competition at the end of the 1962 season, Porsche focused again on SportsCar racing.  The 904 debuted late in 1963, for the 1964 racing season, as a successor to the 718, which had been introduced in 1957 …

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1955 Mercedes Benz 190 SL Roadster

1955 Mercedes Benz 190 SL Roadster

by SSR Classic

This 1955 Mercedes Benz 190 SL Roadster offered here has the original colour combination Silver Grey / with Leather Blue Interior. A matching numbers car which is fully restored with 0 miles since its engine rebuilt. The car is fully Mille Miglia eligible.

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MARKET TRENDS

Why Automakers Are Bringing Back Classic Names And Shapes

Why Automakers Are Bringing Back Classic Names And Shapes

When feeling threatened, many major corporations—Hollywood movie studios, fast food restaurants, America—will mine their heritage for old ideas. These are frequently not their best ideas but they are familiar, tropes almost, and will often suffice to rally the faithful, providing a link, sometimes misplaced, to memory or nostalgia. Desperate or not, automakers frequently do the same thing. With several throwback …

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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

1950 Valangin, Vue des Alpes – R. Mettraux at the start in his winning OSCA 1100 MT4 S4; photographed by Erich Pfeiffer, CH – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Donington Historic

Donington Historic

Whether you’re a long-time enthusiast or have never seen a historic racing car in action before, you’ll find plenty to entertain you at the Donington Historic Festival. After seven very successful years the event is firmly established as a major fixture on the international historic racing calendar, attracting many thousands of spectators, hundreds of world-class historic racing cars and huge …

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Challenge And GT Days

Challenge And GT Days

The Challenge and GT Days are a private and special event for all generations of Ferrari Challenge and all Ferrari GT cars. www.fchgt.com

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Bonhams: The Monaco Sale
Grand Prix de Monaco Historique

Grand Prix de Monaco Historique

The next Grand Prix de Monaco Historique will mark the 11th edition of this prestigious event (May 11-13, 2018) in the Principality. The Organizing Committee and the Historic Department of Automobile Club de Monaco (ACM) have already made three crucial decisions. www.acm.mc

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Spa-Classic

Spa-Classic

Spa-Classic, created in 2011, has gone from strength to strength and today it is among the major European events for historic cars. In 2017, the 7th Spa-Classic fulfilled all its promises setting new records for spectators, more than 20 000. www.peterauto.peter.fr

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RM Sotheby's: Monaco

RM Sotheby's: Monaco

The perfect blend of gentility, glitz, hedonism, and top-rank motorsport, Monaco provides the perfect backdrop for RM Sotheby's biennial Monaco auction. www.rmsothebys.com

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1000 Finarte

1000 Finarte

Today, the Italian market has been taken over by the most important International auction houses: Finarte wants to be their major competitor and main reference for art collectors and market players. www.finarte.it

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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

1965 Ferrari 275 GTS LHD

Launched alongside the Ferrari 275 GTB at the Paris Motor Show in October 1964 was the much anticipated successor to the 250 GT Cabriolet Pininfarina Series II, the 275 GTS. The new Spyder had stylish good looks, with bodywork designed by Pininfarina, and its 3 litre V12 produced 260BHP which was good for a top speed of 147 Mph and …

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