EDITORIAL

The Monaco Sale „Les Grandes Marques A Monaco“

The Monaco Sale „Les Grandes Marques A Monaco“ will take place on May 11 in Monte Carlo, where one of the most widely usable and best-known of all early-period sports-racing Ferraris – a 1953 Ferrari 625 TF Two-Seat Spider - is going to be auctioned. Furthermore Bonhams is privileged to offer not only the legendary Ayrton Senna's last Monaco Grand …

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TOP NEWS

The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Classic

The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Classic

The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Classic, the first ever 300 SL specific all-inclusive event with full support for rally enthusiasts, celebrates the engineering legacy and design heritage of the world’s first super car – the 300 SL. For four days this November, the 300 SL Classic will run 1000 miles through the scenic backroads of northern Arizona from Scottsdale to Winslow …

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The First Porsche 964 Lightweight Ever Built Arrives At Canepa

The First Porsche 964 Lightweight Ever Built Arrives At Canepa

The first 964 Lightweight ever built, 964 001. One of 22 Lightweight C4s ever produced, 1,746 original kilometers, more than 750 pounds lighter than a standard C4, conceived and designed by Jürgen Barth, 5-speed transmission with short-ratio gearing paired to all wheel drive, plexiglass windows and stripped interior for weight savings. Now available for purchase at Canepa Report by ccollectorscarworld.com …

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Lost and Found: 1962 Maserati 3500GT By Gullwing Motorcars

Lost and Found: 1962 Maserati 3500GT By Gullwing Motorcars

This 1962 Maserati 3500GT left the factory carbureted, with a 5-speed gearbox and disc brakes. Only a handful of 3500GTs were built in this configuration. A lifelong black plate California car just extracted from barn storage where its been sitting quietly and undisturbed since 1978. Ivory with red leather interior and just one owner since 1967. An incredibly original matching …

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75th Anniversary: Wolfgang Porsche

75th Anniversary: Wolfgang Porsche

Dr Wolfgang Porsche, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Porsche Automobil Holding SE and Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, will celebrate his 75th birthday on May 10. Born in Stuttgart, the youngest son of Dorothea and Ferry Porsche has been on the Supervisory Board of the sports car manufacturer since 1978 – an impressive 40 years. Oliver Blume, Chairman …

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Brabham Is Back: The Stunning BT62

Brabham Is Back: The Stunning BT62

Building on a remarkable 70-year racing pedigree, David Brabham has announced Brabham's return to manufacturing at a gala event in central London, with the global launch of Brabham Automotive's first product, the stunning BT62. The Brabham BT62 continues the legendary 'BT' naming convention established by founders Jack Brabham and Ron Tauranac in the 1960s and honours the legacy of the …

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Passionate illustration artist, Helge Jepsen

Passionate illustration artist, Helge Jepsen

Spring has hardly sprung in Germany, as I patiently await well-know illustration artist, Helge Jepsen in front of cafe Zweibar located in the heart of Rüttenscheid. I catch a glimpse of Helge walking in my direction. His demeanor is friendly, relaxed and down to earth and with his welcoming smile one can hardly fathom the extent of his success. The …

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Brenners Classic – A Weekend with Supercars

Brenners Classic – A Weekend with Supercars

The famous Brenners Park Hotel & Spa in Baden-Baden, Germany, hosted a rally event in collaboration with McLaren Automotive last weekend. McLaren provided two of their own cars; Mercedes SLR and some beautiful Lamborghini and Porsche were joining the fast group. The rally started at the Brenners Hotel and continued through the scenic Black Forest. The highlight of the rally …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1963 LOTUS 23B

1963 LOTUS 23B

by Grand Prix Classics

Delivered new on 28 June 1962 to Voathermatic. Color – British Racing Green. Raced in English club racing for years. Then selling from Roger Hurst to Kelvin Jones to Lee Chapman. 23-S-29 comes to the United States in 1992. Still with the present owner for the past 24 years …

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1955 Lancia B24S Spyder America

1955 Lancia B24S Spyder America

by Hamann Classic Cars

As Lancia’s notoriety spread stateside following World War II, the time came for the company to offer an open sports car to the boom market in the United States. This model would have to have more power, as well as open coachwork better-suited to the warm climates of Florida, Texas, and, most of all, California. ​ The result was the …

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1951 Jaguar XK120 Period Competition Roadster

1951 Jaguar XK120

by J.D Classics

This very well-known XK120 was built in early 1951 and sold new through the Birmingham distributors P J Evans to its first owner Mr Dennis O'M Taylor. Taylor was an enthusiastic race and rally driver who between 1951 and 1953 campaigned the car extensively, indeed he competed so regularly that one Autosport article referred to him …

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MARKET TRENDS

Should You Buy, Sell, Or Hold These Six Sports Cars?

Should You Buy, Sell, Or Hold These Six Sports Cars?

As temperatures rise, the days stretch longer and the open road calls like a child crying for ice cream. You suddenly find yourself in the market for something fun to drive. A sports car, perhaps? But before you tidy up the garage and begin searching for a dream machine of your very own, it is worth diving into some research. …

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TOP CARS

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1949 Luzern, Slalom Lancé Allmend - Max de Terra at speed in the Cisitalia D46-Fiat 1100; photographed by Erich Pfeiffer, CH – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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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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PROFILE

1960 Porsche 356 Runge Special

Porsche purists should avert their eyes now. If you obsess over Porsche Club of America judging guidelines, this car will give you nightmares. If you appreciate creativity and passion and are in awe of anyone who can restore their own car, you’ll appreciate this one quite a lot. This is not a restoration, nor is it a kit car or …

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