EDITORIAL

The Rossfeld Hill Climb 2018

The fifth edition of the Edelweiss-Mountain Prize Rossfeld Berchtesgaden took place from 28.09. to 30.09.2018 and captivated thousands of spectators once again. The six-kilometer-long track on the scenic road with a difference in altitude of 700 meters was again the perfect stage for over 150 rare racing and sports cars, 16 historic motorcycles and 25 vintage buses. Initiator Joachim Althammer …

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TOP NEWS

Porsche In The Spotlight At The 24 Hours Museum

Porsche In The Spotlight At The 24 Hours Museum

The “Porsche at Le Mans” exhibition at the 24 Hours of Le Mans Museum is a treasure trove of historical and sporting artefacts, as revealed at the preview on 9 October. A stunning collection of fine machinery shares pride of place with personal effects belonging to the ingenious Ferry Porsche. The vast showcase is devoted to 70 years of Porsche …

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World Records Broken At Bonhams Belgian Sale

World Records Broken At Bonhams Belgian Sale

Today, 5 October, Bonhams held their 6th annual Zoute Sale on the sunny Belgian coast. The sale was a triumph, with 82% of lots selling both by value and lot, and lengthy bidding battles taking place between international buyers on the phone, online and in the Bonhams marquee at the Zoute Grand Prix. A total of €8,259,239 was realised overall, …

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The Porsche 911 Speedster Will Go Into Production

The Porsche 911 Speedster Will Go Into Production

The concept study, presented during the 70th birthday of the sports car manufacturer, will be produced as a limited special edition: Porsche has decided to start producing the purist Porsche 911 Speedster in the first half of 2019. Exactly 1,948 units of the open-top two-seater will be built. The number reminisces the Porsche 356 “Number 1” that received its operating …

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Treasure In The Shed

Treasure In The Shed

The story of lost gold has been an enduring staple of literature and film since Robert Louis Stevenson penned Treasure Island in 1883. A car locked away in a barn is also a story of lost treasure in a cave. But how did those steel and aluminum beauties get into those barns? In the good old days, people bought cars to match …

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Meet The Ferrari 488 Pista Spider

Meet The Ferrari 488 Pista Spider

After its world premiere at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance®, the new special series Ferrari 488 Pista Spider has made its European debut at the Paris Motor Show. The 50th drop-top model to be introduced by the Prancing Horse is also the most powerful series production spider in Ferrari history, with an unprecedented weight/power ratio of 1.92 kg/cv. The Ferrari …

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1970 Plymouth Hemi Superbird At Mecum’s Chicago Auction

1970 Plymouth Hemi Superbird At Mecum’s Chicago Auction

1 of 135 Hemi Superbirds produced; 426/425 HP Hemi V-8 engine; 727 TorqueFlite transmission; A36 Performance Axle Package   Power steering Power brakes with front discs Rallye wheels Lemon Twist Yellow Hood pins and simulated fender scoops Black vinyl top Bucket seats and center console Pushbutton AM radio Heater and defroster Rallye road wheels Goodyear polyglas tires   Find out …

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Dealer Profile: SSR Classic

Dealer Profile: SSR Classic

SSR Classic is a family owned company that praises the good relationship with its clients who share the same passion for classic cars. Classic cars were always in their minds, but after travelling and exploring the market SSR Classic felt that they could provide a service that is lacking in the current market. Their service consists in buying project cars, …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1992 Maserati Barchetta by KW Autos

1992 Maserati Barchetta by KW Autos

1 of 17. Unique opportunity to acquire a road legal race car for a great price. Great potential investment. Documented history. From 1st owner, five time Le Mans entrant and winner of 1995 BPR series. Original chassis, original engine, original gearbox. Maserati Classiche certificate.   One of only 17 cars built for the 1992 and 1993 „Grantrofeo Monomarca Barchetta Maserati“ …

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1961 Porsche 356 Emory Notchback Outlaw by Hunting Ridge Motors

1961 Porsche 356 Emory Notchback Outlaw by Hunting Ridge Motors

1961 Porsche 356 Notchback Outlaw by Emory Motorsports. This was Rod’s personal race car for several years. Rod set several track records while driving this car. He told me that it was the most aerodynamic 356 that he has driven and was one of his favorite builds. It is currently set up as a track/street car with an emphasis on …

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1976 Ferrari 308 GTB Vetroresina by Driversource

1976 Ferrari 308 GTB Vetroresina by Driversource

Rare and Desirable Introductory-Year 308 GTB; 1 of 712 Fiberglass Examples & Only 100 Imported to North America; Well-Maintained Example of the Rare US-Specified, Fiberglass-Bodied Model; Includes Extensive Service and Restoration File with $60,000 Invested; Complete with Owner’s Manual, Literature, Tools, Jack & Emergency Accessories; A Beautiful and Turn-Key Ready Vetroresina Exhibiting Excellent Road Manners Introduced in 1976, the Ferrari …

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1961 Jaguar E-Type Pre-62 GT Specification by Fiskens

1961 Jaguar E-Type Pre-62 GT Specification by Fiskens

Supplied new by Guy Salmon of Thames Ditton, Surrey in September 1961.   Converted to Pre-’63 GT Specification by Valley Motorsport & accompanied by current FIA Historic Technical Passport Race prepared by GTO Engineering with fresh engine rebuild by Pearsons Engineering in 2018 A highly competitive entry to the Goodwood Revival Kinrara Trophy, Pre-’63 GT & Peter Auto’s Sixties Endurance …

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MARKET TRENDS

7 Tempting Classics Still Under $10K

7 Tempting Classics Still Under $10K

You don’t have to be rich to get into the collector car hobby, and even those on a tight budget have an almost dizzying amount of choices. Lots of driver-quality #3 (Good) condition classics are out there for under five figures. Some are getting more expensive, however, and not all the cars on this list may be cheap forever. The …

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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

1971 Zandvoort, Grand Prix van Nederland - Reine Wisell's Lotus 56B-Pratt & Whitney turbine in the paddock. He was disqualified in the race for reversing into the pits; photographed by Karl F. Blöchle, CH – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Bonhams: The Padua Auction
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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Bonhams: The Bond Street Sale
Motorclassica

Motorclassica

Welcome to Motorclassica, Australasia’s premier event for vintage, classic and exotic motoring enthusiasts.  www.motorclassica.com.au

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The Classic Expo

The Classic Expo

The Classic Expo will be opening the pit lane at Messezentrum Salzburg on the 19th – 21st October 2018 to provide fascinating insights into the history of the automobile down the many decades of motorised travel. www.classicexpo.at

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RM Sotheby's: The Porsche 70th Anniversary Sale

RM Sotheby's: The Porsche 70th Anniversary Sale

RM Sotheby's, in collaboration with the Porsche Experience Center Atlanta, is delighted to announce The Porsche 70th Anniversary Sale, an exclusive, single-marque auction to be held at the ground-breaking home of Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) in Atlanta. www.rmsothebys.com

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PROFILE

Jaguar XJR-15

Inspired by the outright victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1988, Jaguar Sport / TWR (Tom Walkinshaw Racing) decided to develop a racing car for the road. It was derived directly from the successful XJR-9 and XJR-12 racers. The new road racer was dubbed the XJR-15 to emphasise how close it was related to Jaguar's Group C …

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