EDITORIAL

Highlights Of The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2018

First held 89 years ago, the annual Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este is steeped in tradition. Under the stewardship of BMW, the event has cherished that rich tradition but over the years subtle changes have been made. At this year's edition there were classes for unrestored and Formula 1 cars for the first time. Among the other themes in 2018 were …

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TOP NEWS

The Duke of Richmond’s Favourite 25 Festival of Speed Moments

The Duke of Richmond’s Favourite 25 Festival of Speed Moments

To commemorate this year’s Festival of Speed presented by Mastercard’s Silver Jubilee, Goodwood Road and Racing is producing 25 videos, each highlighting a favourite personal memory of the Duke of Richmond from 25 years of the ultimate summer garden party. The Birth of FOS. To kick-start the celebrations, His Grace looks back to 1992 and the very beginnings of the …

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This 1952 Jaguar XK120 barn find is shaking off its dust

This 1952 Jaguar XK120 barn find is shaking off its dust

Have you ever experienced the joy of uncovering the 1952 Jaguar XK120 that you somehow misplaced 30 years ago? We haven’t either. But someone did. A dust-covered XK120 fixed head coupe that has been in hibernation since 1992 is about to find a new home (and maybe even a bath). The well-rested British sports car is one of more than …

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Grand Prix de l’Age d’Or: Latest News!

Grand Prix de l’Age d’Or: Latest News!

The 54th Grand Prix de l’Age d’Or will take place on the Dijon-Prenois circuit during the weekend of 8-10 June 2018. This classic meeting has been on the calendar of historic events for half-a-century and its name is one of the best-known in Europe. In addition, in 2014 the Grand Prix de l’Age d’Or was back in the hands of …

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World’s Largest Collector Car Auction Company Returns to Denver

World’s Largest Collector Car Auction Company Returns to Denver

Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction company, will return to the Colorado Convention Center in Denver this June 8-9 with an estimated 600 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more to cross the auction block. Among the featured consignments for the Denver 2018 auction are two extensive private collections, including a dozen eye-catching stunners …

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McLaren 675 LT 'Longtail'

McLaren 675 LT 'Longtail'

Any McLaren 675LT is a very special car that already stands out from the crowd, although if a customer desires something even more dramatic – and even more exclusive – McLaren Special Operations (MSO) is on hand to ensure that bespoke requirements are met, no matter how complex. Challenged to produce a road-going homage to the McLaren F1 GTRs that …

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Two Porsche 911 RSR Compete In Historic Livery

Two Porsche 911 RSR Compete In Historic Livery

Porsche fields two special Porsche 911 RSR at this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans: The factory-run cars with the starting numbers 91 and 92 will compete sporting the traditional Le Mans liveries of the 1970s and 1980s. The #91 contender is decked out in the iconic blue-and-white finish with red and gold stripes, reminiscent of the Rothmans sponsor colours …

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Lamborghini Marzal At GP de Monaco Historique

Lamborghini Marzal At GP de Monaco Historique

Lamborghini Polo Storico went back in history taking the Lamborghini Marzal back to Monte Carlo for the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique. The first and last car of its kind was made in 1967 and last weekend, more than 50 years later, it was once again opening the qualifiers and races of 1966-1972 Formula 1 vehicles at this celebrated event, …

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Rallye des Princesses

Rallye des Princesses

From Vichy to Toulouse, the 3rd, marathon-like, stage with 500 kilometers to go through, went to the exploration of the Auvergne, Cantal, and Aveyron’s mounts, before passing by the Laguiole village. After the lunch at the Goudalie Estate, the teams set course for the West to Albi, then Toulouse to meet the aviation’s sacred monster that is the Concorde. And …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1963 Shelby Cobra

1963 Shelby Cobra

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"Dragonsnake" Chassis No. CSX2093 One of Only Three Privateer Drag Cobras, Multiple NHRA National Winner, Exceptional Provenance and Documented History. Beautifully Restored and Presented in "As Raced" Livery $1,185,000 Complete Description Coming Soon.€“ Please Contact for Additional Details.

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FRAZER NASH LE MANS REPLICA

Frazer Nash Le Mans Replica

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The great Le Mans winning sports racing cars of the 1950s, marques like Ferrari, Aston Martin and Jaguar, marked an era of sports cars that were exceptional on both road and track. One other such marque was Frazer Nash with their Le Mans Replica. With a Bristol six cylinder engine, simple chassis and light body, they have always been considered …

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1953 Fiat 1100 tipo 103 ex-Mille Miglia

1953 Fiat 1100 tipo 103 ex-Mille Miglia

by Marreyt-Classics

Fancy to participate in the 2019 Mille Miglia with certainty of being accepted?Why not drive la corsa pi bella del mondo with a popular saloon car, properly prepared for rallying, just as many Italian rally enthusiasts did in the '50s?This Fiat 1100 Tipo 103 is a genuine ex-Mille Miglia car which participated in 1956 and 1957. It is well documented …

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MARKET TRENDS

The 10 Most Expensive Pontiacs Ever Sold At Auction

The 10 Most Expensive Pontiacs Ever Sold At Auction

We miss Pontiac. Named after the Ottawa chief and the city where the company started, Pontiac rarely built the prettiest cars, but many of General Motors’ most exciting models wore the red arrowhead emblem. After all, Pontiac was the standard bearer for GM high-performance from the early 1960s onward. The brand may be gone, but the Pontiac faithful haven’t forgotten. …

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TOP CARS

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1966 Sebring, 12 hours of Endurance – the Porsche 906 who came all over the „Atlantic River“ to take 6th place with Jo Siffert and Charles Vögele at the wheel; photographed by Manfred Gygli, CH – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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1000 KM GT

1000 KM GT

in the tradition of the rallye père-fils™ (father & son), already renowned as a mythical event with its attention to detail and human approach, happy few racing™ invites you to join the fourth edition of the 1000kmgt™. www.1000kmgt.com

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The Midnight Sun Rally

The Midnight Sun Rally

A luxurious adventure rally from Gothenburg to Bergen, via the Arctic Circle, Lapland and the North Cape. www.rallyround.co.uk

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Paris to Amsterdam

Paris to Amsterdam

Celebrating the 140th anniversary of a groundbreaking drive by Bertha Benz and 120 years of international motorsport. www.rallyround.co.uk

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Bonhams: The Den Hartogh Collection

Bonhams: The Den Hartogh Collection

Bonhams is delighted to announce that it will be selling at auction the contents of the world-famous Den Hartogh Museum, The Netherlands, on 23 June 2018. It is believed to be the largest collection of Fords in the world, and demonstrates the true breadth and variety of the American marque. Examples range from Ford Models A, B and C to …

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Concours D'Elegance Paleis Het Loo
Stella Alpina

Stella Alpina

Make a note of the Stella Alpina dates in your diary as it's when the Stella Alpina will be back in the mountains, with two nights in the best hotels of Moena, the enchanted village in the heart of the Dolomites. www.stellaalpinastorica.it

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Bonhams: Goodwood Festival Of Speed

Bonhams: Goodwood Festival Of Speed

Collector's Motor Cars and Automobilia www.bonhams.com

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PROFILE

Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale

There is no shortage of spectacular machinery that sport the Alfa Romeo badge but few can rival the Tipo 33 'Stradale'. First shown at the Sport Car Show at Monza in September of 1967 and officially introduced at the Turin Motor Show later in the year, the Stradale was the road-going version of Alfa Romeo's Tipo 33 mid-engined sports racer. …

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