EDITORIAL

Preview: Tour Auto Optic 2000

The 2018 Tour Auto Optic 2ooo will be held between 23rd and 28th April in France. Organised by Peter Auto, the 27th staging will bring together more than 230 classic cars for five days of discovery along French secondary roads punctuated by races on circuits and timed stages on closed roads. In keeping with tradition, the 2018 Tour Auto Optic …

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TOP NEWS

Jaguar: Le Mans Classic Race And New Tour Experience

Jaguar: Le Mans Classic Race And New Tour Experience

Jaguar Land Rover Classic has expanded its customer tours and events calendar for 2018, with a range of experiences guaranteed to delight and excite owners, enthusiasts and fans of the Coventry marque. The Jaguar Classic Challenge returns for its fourth consecutive season, giving owners of pre-1966 race-prepared Jaguar C-types, D-types, E-types, XKs and saloons the opportunity to compete in five …

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What A Beauty! Sebring-winning Porsche 907 Was Hidden Under Thick Fiberglass For 40 Years

What A Beauty! Sebring-winning Porsche 907 Was Hidden Under Thick Fiberglass For 40 Years

All you need to know about the meticulous restoration of this 1968 Porsche 907 race car is in the missing two inches of Kevin Ryan’s chisels. The composite craftsman painstakingly used a pair of Irwin Marples chisels to strip off an extra fiberglass layer that had been added to the flimsy racing body. “The tools had to be razor sharp …

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Profile: Canossa Events

Profile: Canossa Events

Canossa organizes charming events on classic and sports cars: from small luxury tours to big rallies or tough circuit races. They turn the journey into an experience: There’s no Road to Happiness, Happyness is the Road. A wonderful team of passionate professionals, careful organisation, great attention to details and our ability to manage unpredictables are the main keys to success, along …

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Ferrari 625 Targa Florio Vignale At Bonhams Monaco Auction

Ferrari 625 Targa Florio Vignale At Bonhams Monaco Auction

Bonhams is delighted to announce that it has added a highly important and remarkably rare Ferrari to its roster for Les Grandes Marques du Monde à Monaco sale on 11 May at Villa La Vigie, Monaco Beach. The ex-works, ex-Mike Hawthorn, ex-Umberto Maglioli, ex-Luis Milan 1953 Ferrari 625 Targa Florio two-seat spider by Carrozzeria Vignale (€4,500,000-6,500,000) is one of only …

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Join collectorscarworld On Instagram

We have a very special offer for every crazy car enthusiast. Follow us on Instagram #collectorscarworld and get the opportunity to see amazing old and young timers, race cars and be informed about upcoming events every day.  …

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Mecum Houston 2018 Reaches $21.4 Million In Sales

Mecum Houston 2018 Reaches $21.4 Million In Sales

Mecum’s collector-car auction held April 5-7 in Houston, Texas, achieved $21.4 million in overall sales totals as 621 vehicles changed hands throughout the three-day event for a strong 70-percent sell-through rate. The modern American supercar that stole the hearts of car enthusiasts across the nation came in as the auction’s top seller. The 2006 Ford GT (Lot F225.1) boasted just …

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Peter Invites You Into A World Of Dreams At Garage 13

Peter Invites You Into A World Of Dreams At Garage 13

The interior of Garage 13 is inspired by owner Peter’s, personal rustic and old vintage style, his love for art and music and his obsession with cars. Garage 13 is an experience of its own where car enthusiasts can lose themselves in a world of forgotten dreams. Not only does Garage 13 offer your car the wellness experience it deserves, …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1959 Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage

1959 Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage

by RMD Bvba

This stunning Maserati Birdcage recreation, chassis number 2473 and engine number 2487, was built by the world renowned English firm Crosthwaite and Gardiner. They were given an original Tipo 61 Birdcage as building reference which allowed Crosthwaite and Gardiner to meticulously recreate #2473 down to its last nut and bolt over a twelve year (!) period. A newly-built chassis was …

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1970 Porsche 911S

1970 Porsche 911S

by Taylor And Crawley

This RHD matching numbers - original engine and gearbox – 1970 911S has an impressive period competition history and has been extensively restored by Porsche specialist Gantspeed Limited, the car is UK registered, taxed and MoT’d Manufactured by Porsche Stuttgart in 1970 and supplied new via the Hong Kong Porsche importer Jebsen Motors to the Macau Grand Prix’s most famous …

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1976 LENHAM P71

1976 LENHAM P71

by Ascott Collection

Lenham: from polyester to motor racing Lenham was a small English restoration company that in the early 1960s specialized in polyester kits for "spridgets". By passion and for advertising purposes, they will produce a copy of a small GT coupe powered by the 4 cyl. 1600 Lotus TC. In 1969, Ray Calcutt will enter the car, not without success, in …

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MARKET TRENDS

The 10 Hottest Future Collectibles Of 2018

The 10 Hottest Future Collectibles Of 2018

Nobody savors the analog joy of a vintage car more than us, but that doesn’t mean we don’t appreciate modern machines as well. And among a sea of snooze-worthy crossovers there is a contingent of truly special new vehicles on the market that are poised to one day be considered collectible. These 10 vehicles from mass-production, mainstream automakers not only …

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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

1967 Piccolo Circuito delle Madonie, Targa Florio – Jonathan Williams at speed in the Ferrari Dino 206P he shared with Vittorio Venturi for the Scuderia Nettuno; archive Jonathan Williams, E – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Goodwood Revival

Goodwood Revival

The only historic race meeting to be staged in period theme, recreating the romance and glamour of motor racing as it used to be, the Goodwood Motor Circuit comes alive for Revival, both on and off the historic track. www.goodwood.com

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Bonhams: The Monaco Sale
Silverstone Classic

Silverstone Classic

The world’s biggest classic motor racing festival features the cream of historic racing action from Formula One, Sports Cars, GT and Touring Car grids with over 20 races and demonstrations, and over 1,000 race entries. www.silverstoneclassic.com

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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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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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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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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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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

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB by Scaglietti

By 1963, it had become increasingly apparent to Ferrari’s engineering team that the long-running and highly successful 250 GT series of road cars had reached the end of its development potential. Despite the fact that Ferrari was drifting towards a more luxurious base V-12 car, the company still wanted to maintain its fine tradition of dual-purpose sports/racing cars, which had …

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