EDITORIAL

20th Anniversary: Goodwood Revival

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Goodwood Revival, and to celebrate the milestone, Goodwood is assembling a huge parade of Revival race-winning cars from the past two decades. Jim Clark’s Lotus-Climax 25 – raced by Andy Middlehurst – that has won five of the last seven Glover Trophies, and the ex-Raymond Mays ERA A-type R3A are just two …

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TOP NEWS

Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction Preview

Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction Preview

Today we take a look ahead at this week's Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction. The annual sale is headlined by this lovely Ferrari 250 GT SWB. It was sold new to the United States and has been owned by some of the great American collectors like Harley Cluxton, Robert L. Bodin and Chip Connor. Chassis 3337GT has benefitted from a recent …

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Oldtimer Grand Prix: Gorgeous Gallery By Ralph Lueker

Oldtimer Grand Prix: Gorgeous Gallery By Ralph Lueker

Unbelievable, but true: The Oldtimer Grand Prix took place for the 46th time this year. Just as unbelievable is the fact that one car participates with the same driver every year from the very beginning of the AVD OGP until now. It is a BMW 328 built in 1938 in off-white with the starting number 1, driven by Ulrich Sauer …

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Future Classics At Concours Of Elegance 2018

Future Classics At Concours Of Elegance 2018

Their Main Concours event is a gathering of the rarest and most incredible cars ever built, but one can’t help but wonder which cars might be gathered on the lawn in 50 years’ time. The Future Classics feature looks to address that question, with a gathering of the latest one-offs, limited production or handbuilt luxury cars. These are the Concours …

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1953 Siata 208S Spider At Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction

1953 Siata 208S Spider At Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction

The Società Italiana Auto Trasformazione Accessori, or SIATA, was established in Turin by Giorgio Ambrosini in 1926. Initially a manufacturer of speed equipment for FIATs – dual carburetor manifolds, high compression cylinder heads, overhead valve conversions, superchargers, gearsets and even complete gearboxes – Siata enjoyed a symbiotic relationship with FIAT. The enhanced performance of Siata-equipped FIATs brought competition success and …

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Book: VW Beetle Great Cars

Book: VW Beetle Great Cars

Every aspect of the Beetle’s lengthy history described and analysed – from Porsche’s design for Hitler, the British rescue after the war, 20 years of glorious expansion to create a world phenomenon, followed by a determined effort to rid VW of its heritage and finally a successful exile to South America. The VW Beetle is simply the best-known and most-loved …

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Back to the Future: Post Vintage Engineers Has Rebranded To Adrian Johnson

Back to the Future: Post Vintage Engineers Has Rebranded To Adrian Johnson

Post Vintage Engineers has rebranded to Adrian Johnson! After 40 years as one of the oldest independent Classic Aston Martin specialist, Post Vintage has earned the right to align the business to the family name. In fact Adrian took over the day to day management of the operation from his father Chris over 20 years ago, but they don't like …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

Ferrari BB512i by Eleven Cars

Ferrari BB512i by Eleven Cars

Eleven Cars offers a stunning Ferrari BB512i. What a beauty! Learn more about the car here.   Report by eleven-cars.com

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1959 Aston Martin DB MKIII by Adrian Johnson

1959 Aston Martin DB MKIII by Adrian Johnson

A copy of the original build sheet for the car shows the car’s delivery to it’s first owner, Joseph Paynton on the 8th August 1959. In 1966, the second owner, Dr Free, an enthusiast and professional engineer bought the car to replace his Svecia Red AC Bristol convertible that he had christened “Jezebel” after the 1950’s Frankie Lane hit.  This …

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1973 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 RS Lightweight by Fiskens

1973 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 RS Lightweight by Fiskens

Delivered new to German racing driver Fritz Muller, chassis 0898 was finished in light ivory with black script. Specified with desirable factory options; Limited-slip differential (220), Heated rear window (102) & Front fog lights (433). Muller campaigned ‘0898’ from new in the European GT Championship & German National Championship. Previously sold by Fiskens & campaigned on events such as the …

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MARKET TRENDS

The Hottest 25 Collector Cars This Summer

The Hottest 25 Collector Cars This Summer

The red-hot popularity of trucks and SUVs has been going on for so long that Hagerty Auction Editor Andrew Newton has resorted to using a nautical analogy to explain it: “High tide raises all boats.” High tide indeed. It’s more like a tsunami. Two generations of Chevrolet C/K Series trucks (1960–66 and 1973–87) remain tied for the No. 1 spot …

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TOP CARS

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1969 Sandown Park, Sandown Park Cup - Frank Gardner went to 4th place with the Mildren 'Mono'-Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 V8 in the Tasman Cup (2.5 litre) – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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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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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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Gooding & Company

Gooding & Company

Since the 1950s, Pebble Beach has been the ultimate destination for passionate ambassadors of collector cars. Today, enthusiasts from around the world enjoy this singular experience: the spectacular California coastline, the prestigious concours, and the finest classic cars available anywhere. 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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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

Ferrari 512 M

The 512S with different body styles started at the 1970 World Championship, each oriented to the requirements of the individual circuits. In addition to the coupés, there were half-open spiders and also the long rear version Coda Lunga, specifically for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Due to a lack of development time in accordance with a lack of race …

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