EDITORIAL

50th Anniversary: Tasman Ferrari Dino 246

For decades, Ferrari has only developed single seaters for Formula One racing. Indeed, the last single seater from the Scuderia to race in a series other than F1 celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in 2018: behold the Dino 246 Tasmania. It was known as ‘the little Ferrari’, because it was so elegant, diminutive, minimal – and blindingly fast. Enough to dominate …

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TOP NEWS

The Gallery: Classic Days Schloss Dyck 2018

The Gallery: Classic Days Schloss Dyck 2018

The 13th Classic Days took place from the 3rd to 5th of August 2018 at Schloss Dyck in Jüchen, Germany. It has been an automotive garden party for classic and collectors' cars, which appealed to the senses of car enthusiasts with its charm and style. Here you can take a look at the gallery of this true historical event.   …

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Two Exceptional W124 Chassis 500E Sport sedans by Copley Motorcars

Two Exceptional W124 Chassis 500E Sport sedans by Copley Motorcars

Copley Motorcars has two exceptional W124 chassis 500E Sport sedans on offer, both original USA examples, ideal for daily driving or taking up collection residence. 1993 Mercedes Benz 500E Sport sedan 1993 Mercedes Benz W124 chassis 500E Sport sedan, S/N WDBEA36E0PB917587, 744 Brilliant Silver with black, 5.0 litre normally aspirated 322hp V8 engine, 4 speed automatic transmission, hand built in …

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Big Boys Toystore: Classic Remise Düsseldorf

Big Boys Toystore: Classic Remise Düsseldorf

When you enter the Classic Remise Dusseldorf which opened in September 2006, you will find 19.000 sm of not only the greatest cars of automotive history but also workshop and service companies for vintage and enthusiast vehicles, supplier of spare parts and accessories, classic clothing, automotive literature, model cars and accessories, service providers and a great catering area. The lovingly …

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The Perfect Imperfection: Singer Vehicle Design At Goodwood

The Perfect Imperfection: Singer Vehicle Design At Goodwood

Human error: it’s usually a bad thing, but sometimes simple mistakes can be the start of something beautiful. Riding as the passenger in a 1991 Porsche 911, someone waved us left when we should have gone right, and the unintended events of the following 30 minutes or so left me with an experience I’ll never forget. To be honest, the …

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Bonhams To Offer Historic Rolls-Royce Collection at Goodwood Revival

Bonhams To Offer Historic Rolls-Royce Collection at Goodwood Revival

Rolls Royce heritage fleet is a significant collection of coachbuilt motor cars that was manufactured at Crewe under the combined company of Rolls-Royce and Bentley. These cars have been held under the custodianship of Bentley motor cars since the company was divided in 2000. Bonhams has consigned this marvelous collection of eight historically important motor cars and one highly sought-after …

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50 Years Hasn’t Slowed Don The Snake Prudhomme

50 Years Hasn’t Slowed Don The Snake Prudhomme

There’s a photo of Don “The Snake” Prudhomme (above) from the mid-1970s that illustrates what made him such an intimidating competitor. He’s in a T-shirt and fire-suit pants, holding a jackrabbit at the starting line of Fremont Drag Strip. The rabbit looks startled. Prudhomme looks as cool as ice. The story, he says, is that a group of racers were …

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Regent Street Motor Show 2018

Regent Street Motor Show 2018

TIME TRAVELLERS ON LONDON’S REGENT STREET • The UK’s biggest free-to-view motor show returns in November • Showcasing the Future, Celebrating the Past • Full spectrum of motoring from pioneering veterans to tomorrow’s green machines As tradition dictates, Britain’s most popular motor show is returning to central London on the first Saturday in November. More than 500,000 visitors attended last …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1988 Lamborghini Countach 5000 QV RHD by J.D Classics

1988 Lamborghini Countach 5000 QV RHD by J.D Classics

This Countach is one of only 16 RHD 1988 1/2 Model Year cars believed to have been imported to England by the UK Lamborghini importer Portman Concessionaires, two of which are thought to have then gone to Japan. Purchased new by Gerald Carroll of the Carroll Group London in September 1988, Mr Carroll specified his Countach with several bespoke options …

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1947 Alfa Romeo 6c 2500 Convertible by Cristiano Luzzago

1947 Alfa Romeo 6c 2500 Convertible by Cristiano Luzzago

This stunning Alfa Romeo 6c 2500 Convertible is one of only two existing examples. 1947 ALFA ROMEO 6C 2500 SPORT Price: 295.000 € Chassis N. 915 335 Engine: 926 116 Built on 18 April 1947 , delivered to the first owner in Rome (Società Italiana Spiriti) on 10 June 1947. Totally restored in the 90 ties. Engine recently restored. Learn more about …

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1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Short Nose by Copley Motorcars

1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Short Nose by Copley Motorcars

Short nose, Serial Number 07855, Engine Number 07855 with numero interno 702/64, Colombo designed 3.3 litre V12 engine with three Weber carburetors, 5 speed gearbox, steel coachwork built by Carrozzeria Scaglietti and penned by Pinin Farina. The first series of 275 GTB and one of 225 or so short nose built and the very first Ferrari …

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1929 BENTLEY SPEED SIX LE MANS

1929 Bentley Speed Six Le Mans by Fiskens

Picture the scene in the Bentley camp at Le Mans in 1929. Winners of the two most recent editions of the race in 1927 and 1928, the appetite for a hat-trick victory must have been contagious. The Bentley Boys were undoubtedly the most dashing group of drivers the La Sarthe paddock had ever seen. The new 6.5 litre Speed Six …

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MARKET TRENDS

Get more bang for your buck: Camaro Bargains

Get more bang for your buck: Camaro Bargains

One of the best things about iconic cars like the Camaro, Corvette, and Mustang has always been that they offer a heck of a lot of car for the money. That’s true when they’re new, and for the most part it’s true when they enter the collector car market as well. Nevertheless, there’s a vintage Camaro for every budget, from …

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TOP CARS

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1980 Indianapolis, Indy 500 - Phil Caliva in the pits discussing car set up with a 1976 turobocharged McLaren M-16-C-Offenhauser. Crew members (left to right) Al Grant, Ted Swiontek (crew chief), and Sam Nicolosi; archive Phil Caliva, USA

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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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Bonhams: Goodwood Revival
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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Silver Arrows

Silver Arrows

Following the successful ‘Silver Arrows 1934 - 1939’ exhibition held in 2012, the Louwman Museum, in close cooperation with Mercedes-Benz Classic in Stuttgart, Germany, is proud to host an exhibition of the legendary Mercedes-Benz racing cars from the 1950s during the summer months. www.louwmanmuseum.nl

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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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Salon Privé

Salon Privé

A Concours d'Elégance in the truest sense, Salon Privé is the most luxurious of garden parties set against the backdrop of ‘Britain’s Greatest Palace’, Blenheim Palace. Presenting the finest collection of supercars, hypercars and classic cars, along with a luxury retail village and exquisite cuisine, it is a truly unique experience. www.salonpriveconcours.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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Bonhams: Zoute Sale

Bonhams: Zoute Sale

Following the excellent results of the first ZOUTE SALE® in 2013, and the even more succesfull ZOUTE SALE® in 2015, auction house Bonhams decided to organize this year again a sale as part of the ZOUTE GRAND PRIX®. The catalogue of exceptional high quality is again expected to attract a strong attendance by both national and international buyers and collectors. www.zoutegrandprix.be

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PROFILE

Ford Capri 2600 RS

Built from autumn 1970 to the end of the series in December 1973, the Ford Capri RS 2600 is considered a cult car. The RS 2600 was equipped with a mechanical puffer-injection system, which was used at that time widely in motorsport, but also in fast production vehicles such as the BMW 2002 tii. For the 2.6-liter engine 150 hp …

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