EDITORIAL

Goodwood Revival 2018 - Top 10 Highlights

The Motor Circuit comes alive for the 20th Anniversary of the Revival, both on and off the track. Here are the top 10 things to see at Goodwood. 1. Head-to-head racing Witness hundreds of rare and priceless cars, driven by champions past and present, competing for the most coveted trophies in historic motorsport, including the St Mary’s Trophy presented by …

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TOP NEWS

AutoRetro Barcelona & ClassicAuto Madrid

AutoRetro Barcelona & ClassicAuto Madrid

AutoRetro 2018 is already on the way. The 35th Edition of the international motorshow of the classic vehicle of Barcelona will be held from 18 to 21 October at the Fira de Barcelona-Montjuic Fairgrounds. Around 50,000 square meters dedicated to promote the classic motor from the perspectives of commercial, business and leisure. AutoRetro approach to the public a wide range …

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Swiss Premiere For The IWC Racing Team At The Arosa Classiccar

Swiss Premiere For The IWC Racing Team At The Arosa Classiccar

Schaffhausen, 3 September 2018 - The IWC Racing Team made its official Swiss debut at the 14th Arosa ClassicCar. Former FORMULA ONE driver Karl Wendlinger drove the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL “Gullwing” on the winding 7.3 kilometre hill-climb route from Langwies to Arosa, finishing in seventh place. IWC Schaffhausen introduced its motorsport team at the 76th Goodwood Members’ Meeting in southern England in …

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1964 Shelby Cobra 289 Competition At Bonhams Goodwood Revival

1964 Shelby Cobra 289 Competition At Bonhams Goodwood Revival

The car offered here, chassis number 'CSX 2430', is a one of the rarest of all Cobras: a 'Factory-Prepared Competition Car', the latter being the designation of cars prepared to full-race specification by Shelby for the use of favoured privateers, in this case 'Gentleman' Tom Payne. Taken together with the ultimate 'Cobra Factory Team Cars' raced by Shelby American, only …

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Vision EQ Silver Arrow: A Signpost To The Future Of Design

Vision EQ Silver Arrow: A Signpost To The Future Of Design

At Pebble Beach in California, Mercedes-Benz is unveiling the Vision EQ Silver Arrow show car during Monterey Car Week, which is being held from 18 to 26 August 2018. The event attracts car aficionados and collectors from all over the world. The one-seater vehicle is also an homage to the successful record-breaking W 125 car from 1937. The paintwork in …

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E-Lectric! Jaguar Classic Will Build Zero-Emissions E-Types

E-Lectric! Jaguar Classic Will Build Zero-Emissions E-Types

Following an overwhelmingly positive reaction to the original concept for ‘the most beautiful electric car in the world’, Jaguar Classic has confirmed it will offer all-electric E-types for sale. The news follows the iconic EV sports car’s successful debut in concept form at Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest in September 2017. Combining its restoration expertise with cutting-edge technology from the …

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Dealer Profile: RMD BVA

Dealer Profile: RMD BVA

RMD has been active in the buying and selling of classic cars for the last 15 years whereby our focus and specialty has evolved towards classic race cars for today’s historic rallying and racing. They have been collecting, racing and rallying ourselves all over the world and they continue to do so with pleasure, professionalism and pride. After all, RMD …

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Mecum’s Louisville 2018

Mecum’s Louisville 2018

Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector-car auction company, returns to the Kentucky Exposition Center this Sept. 7-8 for Mecum Louisville 2018 with an estimated 600 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more expected to cross the auction block. Among current auction highlights are a pair of desirable vintage Pontiac GTOs, including a 1970 Ram Air IV …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1973 BMW 3.0 CSL Gr-2 by Graber Sportgarage AG

1973 BMW 3.0 CSL Gr-2 by Graber Sportgarage AG

This car was delivered new in the UK and converted to a Gr. 2 race car in the early 80’s. It was driven very successfully in several Britisch Championship Races by Terry Kaby until the early 90’s. Then owned by BMW CSL’s specialist Chris Randall which drove it himslef and converted it to left hand drive. The car was then …

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1970 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3 by SSR Classic

1970 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3 by SSR Classic

True Classic! A 1970 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3 offered by SSR Classic. Restored, Original colour combination, Belong to Portuguese Republic in Lisbon and in Azoren, Full of History, Price on request! Find out more about the car Report by ssrclassic.com

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1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe By Pendine

1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe By Pendine

Built February 1952, this Fixed Head Coupé was designated for the US market and distributed via Hoffmans Ltd. It would remain in America until the mid 1990s when it was repatriated to the UK. In long term ownership since its return, the Coupe underwent an extensive, body off restoration in 2004/2005. Various upgrades make the Jaguar a more sporting and …

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MARKET TRENDS

9 Bargains That Slipped Under The Radar In Monterey 2018

9 Bargains That Slipped Under The Radar In Monterey 2018

The average sale price at this year’s Monterey auctions was over 400 grand, so it’s not exactly the place for tire-kickers or budget-stretchers. But with nearly 1400 cars and trucks on offer, at least some of them had to be a sweet deal, right? Right. The people buying $48-million Ferrari GTOs aren’t also shopping for beat-up Chevy C10s, and with …

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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

1964 Riverside, Times Grand Prix, 200 Miles - Bruce McLaren's McLaren Elva Mark I-Oldsmobile arrives in the paddock (DNF). It was the 2nd season for Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd., Bruce was at the age of 27 – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

ClassicAuto Madrid

ClassicAuto Madrid

ClassicAuto Madrid, International Event of Classic Vehicle, is a fairground initiative of commercial nature, dedicated to classic motor that takes place, every year, in Madrid. www.classicautomadrid.com

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AutoRetro

AutoRetro

AutoRetro Barcelona, Event of Classical and Collection Vehicles, offers to its visitors, amateurs/collectors or general public, a whole display exclusively dedicated to classical motor. www.english.autoretro.es

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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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Trophée Des Alpes

Trophée Des Alpes

For more than twenty years, thousands of teams have revved up their engines at the starting lines of the Zanirolis’ incomparable events. www.zaniroli.com

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RM Sotheby's: London

RM Sotheby's: London

Known for its electric atmosphere and specializing in everything from imposing Edwardians to modern supercars, RM Sotheby's London auction has been one of the most successful sales on the European calendar since 2007. www.rmsothebys.com

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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
Historics: The Autumn Sale

Historics: The Autumn Sale

With its home at the Brooklands Museum, Britain's most evocative motoring arena, Historics auction house is now firmly established for the sale and purchase of the finest historic, classic and sports cars and motoring memorabilia. www.historics.co.uk

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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

Porsche 910

The rate of development at Porsche's motorsport department during the 1960s was relentless. The 904 Carrera GTS evolved almost seamlessly into the 906 Carrera 6 and not much later a third evolution was already in the making. Using a 906, more specifically chassis 906-010, as the basis, the first signs of the new car emerged during the summer of 1966. …

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