EDITORIAL

Goodwood Revival 2018

Exactly 50 years after the track had originally opened, racing resumed at the Goodwood Motor Circuit in 1998. The occasion was the inaugural Goodwood Revival Meeting and this year the 20th anniversary of the magical step back in time was celebrated. Event host, the Duke of Richmond, marked the occasion by inviting many of the cars that won races during …

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TOP NEWS

2018 Dix Mille Tours Report

2018 Dix Mille Tours Report

The Dix Mille Tours or 10,000 laps is a set fixture on the Peter Auto calendar. This year's edition was, however, staged somewhat earlier in the year to coincide with the final weekend of summer. Another change concerned the Circuit du Castellet, which has seen subtle changes to the track layout and more obvious alterations to the backdrop like new …

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A Legend Is Born. Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

A Legend Is Born. Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

1952: A legend is born: The spectacular history of the Mercedes-Benz SL has its origins in motor racing. The 300 SL (W 194) of 1952 was the first all-new racing car designed by Mercedes-Benz after the Second World War and the first vehicle to bear the designation SL (for “Super Light”). Its basis – engine, transmission and axles – derived …

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Bringing The World’s Top Motor Museums To Life

Bringing The World’s Top Motor Museums To Life

The famous Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run supported by Hiscox boasts many wonderful virtues. Every year, it intrigues thousands of roadside viewers with its unique history and appeal which draws eager entrants from all around the globe. It also serves to honour all those pioneering engineers for their ingeniously innovative technologies dating back to the dawn of the …

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Canepa Team Restores Dan Gurney's First Indy Eagle

Canepa Team Restores Dan Gurney's First Indy Eagle

The Canepa team presented Dan Gurney's first Indy Eagle from AAR on the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance lawn. Parked next to some of the most iconic Indycars of the era, Dan's racecar ultimately drew quite a crowd from all ages. The Eagle took a class award as well as the special Gran Turismo trophy despite stiff competition. The car now …

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Diary Of A Muscle-Car Invader At The 2018 Porsche Werks Reunion

Diary Of A Muscle-Car Invader At The 2018 Porsche Werks Reunion

Mike Musto about his visit at The 2018 Porsche Werks Reunion: We muscle car owners are of a different breed than most. We like to tinker and we’re mostly blue-collar folks who enjoy a good hamburger at some greasy spoon where you’d be laughed out of the place for wearing slacks or a tie. Cynics probably think Porsche owners live …

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Concours of Elegance 2018: Britain's Most Prestigious Concours

Concours of Elegance 2018: Britain's Most Prestigious Concours

With three days of glorious sunshine, 60 of the most extraordinary cars ever created and over 10,000 visitors, Concours of Elegance 2018 cemented itself as the UK's most prestigious concours event. Check out the most beautiful cars in the gallery below. The Main Concours Winners at Concours of Elegance 2018   Best in Show: Mercedes-Benz S-Type Barker 'Boat Tail'   …

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New Derek Bell Collection Out Now At Grand Prix Originals

New Derek Bell Collection Out Now At Grand Prix Originals

Derek Bell. Motor sport legend. He began his career in 1964 in a Lotus Seven in Great Britain, a year after changed to British Formula 3 and then in 1968 moved on to the European Formula 2 Championships. It was later an offer from Ferrari that brought him to the Formula 1. His real love, though, was reserved for sports …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1959 Jaguar XK 150 Coupe LHD by Cristiano Luzzago

1959 Jaguar XK 150 Coupe LHD by Cristiano Luzzago

During the restoration works lasted three years from 2004 to 2007 the car was prepared for entering long distance events with the most possible comfort and reliability. For this reason was equipped with all the listed options. Engine and gearbox number are matching with the  chassis. At the moment on the car is installed a Jaguar manual gearbox but the …

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1982 Porsche 935 Bob Akin L1 by Canepa

1982 Porsche 935 Bob Akin L1 by Canepa

This is Bob Akin's famous Le Mans car of 1982. It was one of the wildest Porsche 935s of the post-factory era, and also one of the fastest. From 1977 the Porsche 935 was the car to have if you wanted to win IMSA or world championship events, but by 1982 it became very clear that a standard 935 was …

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1984 Ferrari 512BBI by Gullwing Motor Cars

1984 Ferrari 512BBI by Gullwing Motor Cars

This 1984 Ferrari 512 BBi is a gorgeous original example with 34k miles and offered in an extremely desirable black on black color combination. Accompanied by factory tool roll and jack. This beautiful car runs and drives as fantastic as it presents itself. An increasingly sought-after and collectible classic Ferrari. 1 of 1,007 produced between 1981-1984. Considered to be the most liveable …

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1972 Porsche 911T - 2.4 Targa by Ruote da Sogno

1972 Porsche 911T - 2.4 Targa by Ruote da Sogno

With the third generation of the Porsche 911, significant levels of power were achieved. It was awarded of the 2.4 number plate definition in honor of the sixth total win in the 1966 "Florio Number Plate". The introduction of this Porsche model presented very high safety standards for those days, enclosed in an avant-garde design with the original solution of …

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MARKET TRENDS

3 Things The Pebble Beach Auctions Taught Us About The Porsche Market

3 Things The Pebble Beach Auctions Taught Us About The Porsche Market

There's an old political adage, “as Maine goes, so goes the nation.” These days, you could almost say “as the Porsche market goes, so goes the collector car market.” Porsches made up almost 12 percent of the total number of cars consigned at the Pebble Beach auctions. Out of the 166 Porsches for sale, a few stood out as particularly …

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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

1966 Brands Hatch, Special GT race - Ron Fry's Ferrari 250 LM in the paddock. After retiring the Ferrari he raced and crashed a GT40. His family then asked him to retire from racing, so he did; photographed by Kevin Day, UK – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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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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Porsche Rennsport Reunion

Porsche Rennsport Reunion

The four-day “family reunion” takes place September 27-30 at legendary WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca near Monterey, California. Posters for past Rennsport Reunions quickly became collector’s items. www.porsche.com

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56e Rallye International des Alpes

56e Rallye International des Alpes

We can find no better place to start the Rallye than Switzerland. The red-and-white beating heart of Europe has about 30% of its territory in the Alps, which have been part of the nation’s history and development since the beginning. www.rallyedesalpes.com

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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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Bernina Gran Turismo

Bernina Gran Turismo

Bernina Gran Turismo is a creation by a group of classic car enthusiasts, with the aim of organising a hillclimb event to celebrate the Races held in the St. Moritz area in the 1920s and ’30s. www.bernina-granturismo.com

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The Warren Classic

The Warren Classic

www.warrenclassic.co.uk

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PROFILE

Renault Alpine A220

The Alpine A220 is a prototype that participated in races in 1968 and 1969. Until 1967, Jean Rédélé and his technicians were limited to the construction of racing cars with a maximum engine capacity of 1.5 liters. For the sports car race in 1968 and especially for the endurance race at Le Mans, the team developed a 3-liter racing car. …

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