EDITORIAL

A Record-Breaking Le Mans Classic 2018!

The 2018 edition of Le Mans Classic has once again shattered previous records in terms of participation and attendance. At the legendary Circuit de la Sarthe, the organisers of the event, Peter Auto and the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, as well as Richard Mille, its main partner, welcomed 135,000 spectators over the course of three days, over 700 classic cars …

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TOP NEWS

What were your #FOS highlights?

What were your #FOS highlights?

We’ve shared below our top three highlights so you can relive all the action. From celebrating the 70th anniversary of Porsche in front of the resplendent and sun-soaked Goodwood House to the all-conquering Volkswagen ID R smashing the Sunday Shootout presented by Montblanc. The sight of Valtteri Bottas lighting up the rears of his Mercedes F1 W07 Hybrid was warmly …

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Silverstone Classic: The Final Countdown

Silverstone Classic: The Final Countdown

This weekend’s not-to-be-missed Silverstone Classic is all set to further enhance the massive three-day extravaganza’s unrivalled status as the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival. Featuring the full spectrum of glorious motor sport history from much-loved bygone eras, the colossal 21-race programme staged on the famous 3.7-mile Grand Prix circuit has once again attracted more than 1,000 entries, with many …

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Copley Motorcars Offers Two Scuderia Parravano 1950s Ferrari Open Sports Racers

Copley Motorcars Offers Two Scuderia Parravano 1950s Ferrari Open Sports Racers

From 1950s West Coast racing pioneer Tony Parravano’s Scuderia Parravano, two of Enzo Ferrari’s quintessential open sports racers are being offered by Copley Motorcars out of their suburban Boston showroom. 1954 375 Plus Sutton spyder, S/N 0478 AM, originally raced in Scaglietti trim by legendary drivers, Jack McAfee, Ken Miles and Carroll Shelby, only to be unceremoniously crashed by Shelby …

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Barn-Find 1962 Jaguar E-type Series I Coupe Awakens From 35-Year Cat Nap

Barn-Find 1962 Jaguar E-type Series I Coupe Awakens From 35-Year Cat Nap

In 1983, a rare right-hand-drive Jaguar E-type 3.8 coupe was parked in a barn in Scotland. There it rested for 35 years, away from public view, its shapely curves collecting dust and grime under the pitter patter of periodic rain on the barn roof. Now coming out from the drawn-out hibernation, the car appears almost entirely original aside from a …

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The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering

The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering

For ten days each August, connoisseurs and enthusiasts from around the world converge on the Monterey Peninsula to celebrate the ultimate in automotive design, engineering and camaraderie among fellow aficionados. The crown jewel in a whirlwind of events is The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering. Since its inception, it has combined a lush setting on a golf course nestled against the Santa …

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Masterpieces From The Régis Mathieu Collection

Masterpieces From The Régis Mathieu Collection

This summer, to celebrate 70 years of Porsche sports cars, the Cité de l’Automobile is inviting you to discover the incredible Régis Mathieu collection, which for almost thirty years has brought together exceptional models from the Stuttgart brand. Régis Mathieu has stated that he needs beauty in order to live, which also explains his other area of interest: lighting. The …

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One Of The Most Desirable Ferraris In The World Comes To Auction

One Of The Most Desirable Ferraris In The World Comes To Auction

Motor Trend named it one of the five greatest Ferraris of all time, Sports Car International called it one of the top 10 sportscars of the 1960s, Top Speed said it's more attractive than the 250 GTO, Road & Track simply called it "gorgeous," and that's just the beginning. The Ferrari 250 GT Short Wheel Base (SWB) Berlinetta is unquestionably one of the greatest sports cars ever …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1989 Lamborghini Countach by Gullwing Motor Cars

1989 Lamborghini Countach by Gullwing Motor Cars

This 1989 Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary Edition is a beautiful original example. Red with tan interior and just 30k kilometers. It' been under the same ownership for the last 20 years and runs and drives excellent. Original paint and interior. For only $249,500. Learn more about the car     Stay tuned with our weekly newsletter! Report by gullwingmotorcars.com

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1990 Spice SE 90C by Ascott Collection

1990 Spice SE 90C by Ascott Collection

During the haydays of the GROUP C and IMSA period, the British manufacturer Spice Engineering authored a true success story by marketingt dozens of cars that managed to attain the highest level (several World Championship titles), both in Europe and in the USA. Ascott Collection is proud to offer for sale a worthy representative of the Spice Engineering brand, the …

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2005 Porsche Carrera GT by Symbolic International

2005 Porsche Carrera GT by Symbolic International

This particular Carrera GT is the 542nd of the 1,270 examples completed.  It was special ordered new in the Fall of 2004 by a noted Porsche collector.  The order was highly specific and to his exact standards.  It consisted of a US / North American Market example to be built and delivered directly at the Factory Service and Client Center …

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MARKET TRENDS

You Can Score These 6 Convertibles For Under $20,000

You Can Score These 6 Convertibles For Under $20,000

If you haven’t bought a convertible this year, it’s not too late. No need to wait until October, either, when people decide to sell to avoid the winter storage fees. There are plenty of convertible owners who are looking to sell right now. In our imagination, old Uncle Leo recently gifted you $20,000, so let us help you spend it …

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TOP CARS

1968 Jaguar XKE

1968 Jaguar XKE

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

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

1958 Jaguar XK150 S 3.4 Roadster

1958 Jaguar XK150 S 3.4 Roadster

1951 Jaguar XK120

1951 Jaguar XK120

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1973 Road Atlanta, Can-Am Challenge Cup – Switzerland's Hans Widmer (DNF) in the Porsche 917/10 duels with John Cordts in the McLaren M8D-Chevrolet (12th) – 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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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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New England Auto Auction

New England Auto Auction

Founded in 1974, The Owls Head Transportation Museum is an operating, nonprofit museum with a strong focus on educational initiatives. Located on the Maine coast near the Knox County Regional Airport, the Museum is a place where machines of a bygone era are celebrated through conservation, preservation and demonstration www.owlshead.org

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Mecum: Monterey

Mecum: Monterey

Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa - Del Monte Golf Course 1 Old Golf Course Road Monterey, CA 93940 www.mecum.com

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Bonhams: Quail Lodge

Bonhams: Quail Lodge

Bonhams returns to the beautiful Monterey Peninsula for its 21st annual Quail Lodge Auction, featuring the world's finest and most exclusive collectors' motorcars displayed in a stunning setting on the grounds of the Quail Lodge & Golf Club. www.bonhams.com

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Pebble Beach Retroauto

Pebble Beach Retroauto

We welcome back favorite car guys Jay Leno and Donald Osborne, who promise to delve into not only the breakthroughs but the backfires that led to the automobile. Spike Feresten will press Jerry Seinfeld to divulge some inside stories from his popular web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. And Wayne Carini chats with other personalities and producers bringing the automotive life to television. www.pbclassiccarforum.com

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Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Where else can you see and hear historic race cars at full speed doing what they were originally intended to do … and that’s race. The annual Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is a celebration of motorsport history that brings approximately 550 race cars together in one open paddock for everyone to enjoy. Each accepted car, from more than 1,000 entry …

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Pebble Beach

Pebble Beach

Car collectors worldwide dream of competing at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, where the famed 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links is the stage and the rolling Pacific Ocean serves as backdrop. www.pebblebeachconcours.net

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PROFILE

Porsche 911 ST

The Porsche ST with a displacement of 2500 cc was on the road at the Dunlop FHR Long Distance Cup for the price of the city of Stuttgart at the Hockenheimring in April 2018. The Porsche ST, which was built in 1971, was driven by the brothers Pedro and Luco Sanchez. Learn more about our photographer Rainer Selzer.     …

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