EDITORIAL

Luftgekühlt: An Automotive Music Festival Where Porsches Sing

“Quick” Vic Elford, retired legendary Porsche works driver and F1 racer, stepped into a 1968 Porsche 908K racing car and cranked over its 3.0-liter flat-eight engine. With a rasping, ear-battering blast of sound, the air-cooled eight snapped and snarled to life. A huge cloud filled the air, choking bystanders before wafting up to the high rafters. Then he turned off …

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TOP NEWS

The Tour Auto 2000

The Tour Auto 2000

Once again the spirit of the Tour Auto 2ooo conquered big crowds proved by the large number of spectators who thronged to the Grand Palais and the finish of the stages, as well as the Dijon-Prenois, Bresse, Lédenon and Paul Ricard circuits. It was also the case at the ten special stages run on closed roads. The 239 crews will …

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The Story Of A.J. Foyt

The Story Of A.J. Foyt

Le Mans, France — Fifty years ago last June, on this very spot in central France, A.J. Foyt completed one of the most remarkable odysseys in racing history. Less than a week after winning the Indianapolis 500 for the third time in seven years, he flew to Le Mans to race a car he’d never driven on a track he’d …

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Dealer Profile: Morris And Welford

Dealer Profile: Morris And Welford

Miles Morris and Malcolm Welford are fine classic, sports and racing car specialists. They have joined up with UK-based JD Classics and have opened an all new showroom in Newport Beach. Miles Morris Miles is based in Connecticut and he can be contacted on 203-722-3333. Miles hails from a famous UK motoring family and is a third-generation collector and enthusiast. …

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1969 Tecno-Novamotor Ford 69 At Bonhams Monaco Sale

1969 Tecno-Novamotor Ford 69 At Bonhams Monaco Sale

Within 1970s Formula 1 history, Ronnie Peterson - so affectionately nicknamed 'SuperSwede' in period - was one of the sport's most universally loved figures. He would soon be regarded - even by triple-World Champion Jackie Stewart - as being the fastest Grand Prix driver of his time. At various points through his career he was most certainly the one by …

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The Keith Busse Pace Car Collection

The Keith Busse Pace Car Collection

The Keith Busse's Corvette Pace Car Collection stands as the only complete set of Corvette Pace Car Editions in private hands, and the opportunity to purchase a complete set isn't likely to come again. The collection will first be offered together as one complete set, however, if an acceptable offer of purchase is not achieved, each car will then be …

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70 Years Of Aston Martin DB Bloodline

70 Years Of Aston Martin DB Bloodline

Aston Martin is celebrating 70 years of its world-famous DB bloodline, as the luxury British marque unveiled its latest DB family of sportscars for the first time at the 2018 Beijing Motor Show – the V12 and V8-powered DB11 coupe and DB11 Volante. The famous letters stand for David Brown, referring to the legendary British industrialist David Brown who bought …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1985 De Tomaso Pantera

1985 De Tomaso Pantera

by Gallery Aaldering

A unique 1985 De Tomaso Pantera GT5. This is an authentic GT5, supplied new from to Switzerland on the 12th April 1985. Of the 252 GT5`s produced only a few were destined for the European market, this is one of them. It has the correct and original Ford 5.8 V8 engine. It has never been restored and has retained all …

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1964 Porsche 356 C Coupe

1964 Porsche 356 C Coupe

by Hunting Ridge Motors

The Captain’s Car 1964 356C Coupe We obtained this car from Captain James Patton USN (Retired). Capt. Patton served on five US nuclear attack submarines, two ballistic-missile submarines, and commanded the USS Pargo before becoming the technical consultant for the film The Hunt for Red October. This car has transported The Captain from base to base since September 5, 1964 when …

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1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

by Speed 8 Classics

Coupe by Pininfarina, very rare only 505 ever built! Real 70's 12 cyl. Ferrari 2+2 Gran Turismo! European specs car with all history, long time ownership and serviced by a well know specialist.

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MARKET TRENDS

The Cars Not To Buy If You’re Only In It For The Money

The Cars Not To Buy If You’re Only In It For The Money

We have good news and bad news for fans of classic Mercedes-Benz SL models. First, the good news: The 1955–63 190SL has not only escaped the dubious honor of holding the bottom spot in the Hagerty Vehicle Rating—at one point, the 190SL floundered in that unsettling position three rating periods in a row—it has escaped the Bottom 25 altogether. Now, …

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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

1964 Monza, Grand Premio d'Italia – Two Ferrari transporters in the paddock: the white one carried 3 GT cars and the red one was loaded with F1 cars; photographed by Derek Wild, UK – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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Shamrock Witage Challenge

Shamrock Witage Challenge

This site is dedicated to historic motor sport in Ireland, helping preserve the heritage of early motoring and motor sport. Through organising and running events, from simple tours to fully competitive trials, Irish Racing Green aim to encourage and foster those interested in this world of old cars. www.irishracinggreen.ie

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Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

At the end of May, the big family of classic beauties on two and four wheels traditionally comes together on the shores of Lake Como in Italy. This is a time when brilliance and radiance from yesteryear come together. Participants and visitors for the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este will already have noted the weekend from 25th to 27th May 2018 …

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Modena Cento Ore Classic

Modena Cento Ore Classic

The “Cento Ore” is an exciting journey on a wonderful scenic route with circuit races, hillclimbs on closed roads and unique evenings in astonishing locations, all sewed together with touristic and cultural hints. www.modenacentooreclassic.it

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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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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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PROFILE

Lotus 17 Climax

Lotus replaced the all-conquering Eleven ahead of the 1959 season with the new Type 17. In almost every respect it was a further refinement of Lotus' small displacement sports car design. Compared to its predecessor, the Type 17 was considerably smaller, narrower, lighter and featured a smaller frontal area. Like the Eleven, the Type 17 was built around a steel …

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