EDITORIAL

Imola-Classic 2018

This year marks a return for the drivers to the very popular Italian circuit that they already visited in 2012, 2013 and 2016. This meeting at the end of October will bring down the curtain on the season of the series by Peter Auto with a warm Italian flourish. A motor race in Italy always triggers very special emotions. It is the …

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TOP NEWS

Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI

Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI

Championship winning Porsche race cars, the engineers who designed them, and the men who drove them to victories around the world will be reunited around the track for Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI (RRVI) at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca near Monterey, California, September 27-30. The 2018 theme "Marque of Champions" focuses on the legends of the brand and will bring together …

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Bonhams To Offer Rolls-Royce Originally Owned By Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali At Zoute Sale

Bonhams To Offer Rolls-Royce Originally Owned By Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali At Zoute Sale

On 8 October, Bonhams annual Zoute Sale in Belgium will offer a piece of sporting and automotive history in the form of a 1970 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Mulliner Park Ward Convertible, originally owned by boxing legend Muhammad Ali - The Sportsman of the Century, the only three-time lineal heavyweight champion and voted the greatest heavyweight boxer of all time. The …

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Rare & Affordable 1000 Miglia Very Eligible Cars by Cristiano Luzzago

Rare & Affordable 1000 Miglia Very Eligible Cars by Cristiano Luzzago

Many times collectors are seeking for very expensive cars for entering the 1000 Miglia because they think that the high value is relevant in the choice. It's not true. The committee has several steps and procedure to choose and admit the cars to the event. To have a big variety of cars representing the milestone of the 1000 Miglia and …

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Book Of The Week: The Golden Days - Thompson Speedway & Raceway

Book Of The Week: The Golden Days - Thompson Speedway & Raceway

Occasionally a spark of inspiration can become the catalyst for transition. Just such an occasion took place with the construction of Thompson Speedway in 1940, a five-eighth mile banked oval track, dubbed “The Indianapolis of the East.” A road course joined to the oval in 1952 enlarged the track to form the first privately-owned complex where sports car drivers could …

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The Ferarri Monza SP1 And SP2 Unveiled

The Ferarri Monza SP1 And SP2 Unveiled

The new Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 have been unveiled on occasion of the company’s Capital Market’s Day at the factory in Maranello. These limited-edition special-series cars are the first in a new segment called ‘Icona’ and draw inspiration from the most evocative Ferraris of the 1950s and feature the most advanced sports car technology available today.  Aimed at dedicated …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1936 Alvis Barson Special Number 8 by Gallery Aaldering

1936 Alvis Barson Special Number 8 by Gallery Aaldering

We are pleased to be able to offer this exceptional 1936 Alvis Barson Special number 8. It has a rare 4.4-liter straight V8 Alvis engine. Built on hand-made frame with independent rear suspension. In 1938 a Ford rear axle and an Armstrong Siddeley pre-selector gearbox was fitted. When in 1939 Mr. E Chalenor Barson left South Africa, the car with …

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1989 BMW M3 by 2shores Classic Cars

1989 BMW M3 by 2shores Classic Cars

The E30 M3 used the BMW S14 inline-4 engine. The first iteration of the engine produced 143 kW, 192 hp with a catalytic converter. The E30 M3 differed from the rest of the E30 line-up in many ways. The M3, although using the same basic unit-body shell as the standard E30, was equipped with 12 different and unique body panels …

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1970 Lamborghini Espada S2 by Speed 8 Classics

1970 Lamborghini Espada S2 by Speed 8 Classics

Lamborghini Espada S2 in very good condition, complete restored to the highest standard in 2007! Original European car registered in Belgium...

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MARKET TRENDS

These 1980s Japanese Cars On The Rise

These 1980s Japanese Cars On The Rise

We’ve talked before about 1980s domestic cars doing surprisingly well on the market and how high-tech Japanese performance cars of the ’90s have a bright future in the collector car hobby. But what about the Japanese cars of the ’80s? Although cutting-edge and frighteningly quick cars like the Acura NSX and A80 Toyota Supra were still a decade away, the …

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TOP CARS

1968 Jaguar XKE

1968 Jaguar XKE

1963 Ferrari 330

1963 Ferrari 330

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

1953 Fiat 1100 tipo 103 ex-Mille Miglia

1953 Fiat 1100 tipo 103 ex-Mille Miglia

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

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1960 Le Mans, les 24 Heures du Mans - Lloyd Casner and Jim Jeffords shared the Maserati Tipo 61 Longtail (DNF, sand in gearbox). The intricate multi-tubular frame had a weight of 30 kg; photographed by Martin E. Newman, USA – 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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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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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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Tour du Péloponnèse

Tour du Péloponnèse

If you love classic cars and life, you just found what you were looking for!  We combine each destination with competitive (regularity) challenges throughout the whole sportive venture! www.tourdupeloponnese.com

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PROFILE

Duesenberg SSJ LaGrande Roadster

Launched at the 1928 New York Auto Show, the Duesenberg Model J was the result of a design process influenced by both Duesenberg's rich racing heritage and owner Errett Lobban Cord's demands. Cord envisioned the new Duesenberg to be the greatest American car ever. No expense was spared and a legend was created by the design team led by Fred …

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