EDITORIAL

Your Guide To 2018 Monterey Car Week And Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance began as a small car show in conjunction with local road races in 1950, but it has since evolved into the biggest week of automotive stuff on the calendar. Technically, “Pebble Beach” only refers to the big show on Sunday, but it’s often shorthand for the larger sphere of events that make up Monterey Car …

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TOP NEWS

Le Mans Classic 2018: The Gallery

Le Mans Classic 2018: The Gallery

The number of historic racing cars that continues to increase event after event, drivers coming from all over the world plus more car clubs, exhibitors and activities all confirm the undeniable growth of Le Mans Classic since its creation in 2002. This biennial event, an exceptional mega-sized retrospective of the history of the iconic 24-Hours race, jointly organised by Peter …

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Stars Shine On Super Sunday As Silverstone Classic

Stars Shine On Super Sunday As Silverstone Classic

Many of motor racing’s brightest stars came out to play on the third and final day of the 2018 Silverstone Classic to bring another memorable festival weekend to a shimmering conclusion.  Dubbed Tin-Top Sunday in honour of celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of the enduringly-popular British Touring (née Saloon) Car Championship, an illustrious line-up of high-profile drivers – both …

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Stella Alpina 2018: The 33rd Tribute Rally

Stella Alpina 2018: The 33rd Tribute Rally

The 33rd Stella Alpina has come to a close. The regularity rally organised by Scuderia Trentina in partnership with Canossa Events ran from July 6th to 8th this year: three exciting days of driving on the most scenic itineraries in the Dolomites and across the most exhilarating passes in the Italian Alps. For 2018, the Organisers wanted to create a really …

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The “Number 1” Lives On

The “Number 1” Lives On

Switzerland played a leading role in the beginnings of the Porsche story: The 356 “No. 1” Roadster made its debut in the country’s capital city, the vehicle’s first appearance at a trade fair was in Geneva and its first owner lived in Zurich. It is therefore only fitting that the 70th anniversary of the sports car was celebrated by driving …

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Why The Photographers Of The Pikes Peak Hill Climb Are Superheroes

Why The Photographers Of The Pikes Peak Hill Climb Are Superheroes

Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is so high that halfway up the mountain, the trees call their union reps and go on strike. And by the time you reach the top, even the lichens and mosses have tapped out. Practice, qualifying, and the famous Pikes Peak Hill Climb race all begin in the dark, only headlight beams and flashlights …

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Dealer Profile: Speedmaster

Dealer Profile: Speedmaster

Speedmaster provides a bespoke sales and sourcing service for the world’s finest cars. They are specialists in historic, racing and Formula 1 cars. With a business built on knowledge, integrity and reputation they are in pole position to understand your motoring requirements. Welcome to Speedmaster. Many of the world’s finest cars are not made available to buyers on the open …

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Peter Lindbergh Photographs Porsche Models

Peter Lindbergh Photographs Porsche Models

The “70 years of Porsche sports car” anniversary made it all possible: Peter Lindbergh, known for his fashion photography and his images of well-known subjects, has done Porsche the honour of making the concept study of the first fully electric Porsche, the Mission E, and the iconic 911 sports car the subjects of a new series of photographs. The location …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1965 ASA 1100GT Spider

1965 ASA 1100GT Spider by Symbolic International

By the end of the fifties, Ferrari started testing a Gran Turismo prototype with a four cilynders engine of 850cc which was installed on a modified FIAT 1200 chassis and body,  The goal was entering the growing market of small, fast sporting cars

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1999 Courage C52 by Graber Sportgarage AG

1999 Courage C52 by Graber Sportgarage AG

Chassis C52 #02 was built by Courage for Nissan Motorsport, Japan. The engine used was a Nissan VRH 35Z with 3.5L Twin-Turbo. The body is in Carbon fiber-Kevlar and the chassis is in Carbon fiber/honeycomb from Dassault System Technology. The engine has an output of 700 Bhp at 6800 Rpm and the car was measured at 332 Km/h in Le …

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1973 Ferrari Daytona 365 GTB/4 by Speedmaster Limited

1973 Ferrari Daytona 365 GTB/4 by Speedmaster Limited

Finished in Rosso Chiaro with Nero Pelle Interior this 1973 right hand drive Daytona was delivered to its first Cheshire owner through Maranello Concessionaires, and has been lovingly maintained since. Fitted with the desirable Borrani alloy wheels and Michelin XWX tyres, this pop up headlight version has covered a documented 16,000 miles and has recently benefitted from a full mechanical …

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1974 Lamborghini Jarama S by Gallery Aaldering

1974 Lamborghini Jarama S by Gallery Aaldering

This rather unique Lamborghini Jarama S was supplied from new on the 26th September 1974 by the French Lamborghini importer Thépenier in Neuilly, France. This original Jarama is also known as the GTS, is a fantastically sculpted V12 coupe. The S version has 15 more horsepower, a hood scoop and different rims. There were only 152 S version made of …

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MARKET TRENDS

5 Hot Cars To Jump On Before Prices Rise

5 Hot Cars To Jump On Before Prices Rise

Doesn’t it always seem like by the time you’ve gotten wind of a cool collector car, the secret’s out and prices have already escalated out of your price range? Fear not, because we’re here to clue you in on our latest list of car that, maybe, people haven’t caught on to yet. Two strong indicators that a car is heating …

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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

1963 Reims, Grand Prix de France - beautifully ugly Maserati Tipo 151/2 driven by André Simon (DNF) and behind Lloyd Casner's Tipo 61 (DNF) in the paddock; photographed by Anthony Carter, UK – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Prescott Vintage Speed Hill Climb

Prescott Vintage Speed Hill Climb

The undoubted ‘jewel in the crown’ of the Vintage Sports-Car Club year, our long-established Prescott Speed Hill Climb takes its traditional slot on the first weekend in August, with 250 Pre-war Racing and Sports-Cars taking on the challenge of the traditional 880 yard course – first established by the VSCC in 1938. www.vscc.co.uk

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Beaulieu Supercar Weekend

Beaulieu Supercar Weekend

Join us for the Beaulieu Supercar Weekend on the 4th-5th August; the must-see family spectacular that brings some of the world’s most exclusive and desirable motors to Beaulieu. www.beaulieu.co.uk

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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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6 Hours of Silverstone

6 Hours of Silverstone

The FIA World Endurance Championship returns to Silverstone at a later date of 17-19 August 2018 for its festival of sports car racing, and there’s more entertainment than ever on offer to keep the whole family occupied. www.silverstone.co.uk

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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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Gooding & Company: The Amelia Island Auction

Gooding & Company: The Amelia Island Auction

Gooding & Company’s East Coast auction generates excitement and record sales. Held at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, a classic beachfront resort near Jacksonville, Florida, this venue caters to the enthusiast looking for a relaxed yet rewarding winter getaway. www.goodingco.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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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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PROFILE

1990 Porsche 911 (964), Reimagined by Singer

Wow. Singer’s reimagination and restoration work on Porsche 911s is legendary enough, but this car, the result of a client-inspired Dynamics and Lightweighting Study (DLS) in conjunction with Williams, is something else. Two of the cars were unveiled at Goodwood, but for me the version in Parallax White with a Norfolk Yellow interior was one of the most beautiful cars …

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