EDITORIAL

The Peter Auto Calendar 2019

Peter Auto’s 2018 season isn’t over yet and already the 2019 calendar is being unveiled! From Catalonia to Lombardy via the Tour de France in five stages, the Belgian Ardennes, Burgundy, Hungary and Provence, the 2019 season comprises nine events.  This calendar of mouth-watering rendezvous includes a number of blue riband events like the 28th Tour Auto Optic 2000 and …

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TOP NEWS

Book News: Alfa Romeo Giulia

Book News: Alfa Romeo Giulia

This book focuses exclusively on the various model variants of the saloon bodied Giulia from the Tipo 105 series mounting 1300cc and 1600cc engines. The 528 pages contain solely contemporary photographs, which for the most part are published here for the first time, documenting the different variants of the model. In the respective chapters the modifications to the cars that …

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Mecum Chicago 2018 Collector-Car Auction Set for Oct. 25-27

Mecum Chicago 2018 Collector-Car Auction Set for Oct. 25-27

Chicago Bear legend and NFL Hall-of-Famer Walter Payton’s 1979 Porsche 930 Turbo (Lot S134) and four 1955 American gems from The McDonald’s Classics Collection headline the estimated 1,000 classic and collector cars consigned for auction at Mecum Chicago 2018 to take place this Oct. 25-27 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Illinois. Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector-car auction company, will host …

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Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2019

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2019

BMW Group Classic and the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este are presenting the world’s most exclusive and traditional beauty contest for historic cars and motorcycles from 24th to 26th May 2019 +++ The motto is: “The Symphony of Engines – 90 Years of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este & BMW Automobiles” +++ The Selecting Committee has defined the first three award …

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The World’s Oldest D.I.Y Motor Car

The World’s Oldest D.I.Y Motor Car

On 2 November, Bonhams will offer the oldest known example of the 1900 'English Mechanic' 3HP Two Seater, a highly unusual motor car that was designed as a 'build it yourself' vehicle with assembly instructions that were published each week in the English Mechanic in January 1900. The tuppenny magazine was one of the earliest popular motoring magazines, and in …

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Automobiles Sur Les Champs By Artcurial Motorcars

Automobiles Sur Les Champs By Artcurial Motorcars

The 14th edition of the Automobiles sur les Champs auction sale organised by Artcurial Motorcars will take place on 4 November at 16h with a selection of 78 vehicles presented for sale. The catalogue is now online here. There will be an exciting array of lots coming under Maitre Poulain's hammer, ranging from the superb 1957 Mercedes 300 SL Roadster, …

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1965 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Shooting Brake by Vignale

1965 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Shooting Brake by Vignale

This rare 1965 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Shooting Brake by Vignale will be offered without reserve at RM | Sotheby's - THE PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM AUCTION 2018. The Petersen, one of the world's premier automotive museums housing hundreds of rare and collectible cars, is the perfect backdrop for this sale, focusing on some of the hobby's most sought-after automobiles. Since its …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1970 Lamborghini Espada by Ruote da Sogno

1970 Lamborghini Espada by Ruote da Sogno

Ruote Da Sogno is the first show-store in the world able to offer a complete choice of all the most prestigious brands in the history of motoring, with immediate availability of  …

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1965 Ford GT40 Mk1 by RMD bvba

1965 Ford GT40 Mk1 by RMD bvba

P/1027 was born as a 1965 production racing coupé and – upon completion in “Belgian Yellow” – was immediately shipped to Brussels for display at the 1966 Brussels Motor Show …

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1976 Lamborghini Countach LP400 'Periscopica' by Gullwing Motorcars

1976 Lamborghini Countach LP400 'Periscopica' by Gullwing Motorcars

A stunning example of the Countach in its original LP400 Periscopica form, chassis no. 1120154 is the 77th of 160 manufactured by  …

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MARKET TRENDS

Why Are These Desirable Collector Cars Cooling Down?

Why Are These Desirable Collector Cars Cooling Down?

Great cars sometimes dip to the bottom of the market, and many familiar models continue to drag behind. But there are some new additions to the Hagerty Vehicle Rating Bottom 25 that are rather shocking, at least at first glance. Mid-year Corvettes, arguably the best-looking classic Corvette and one of the best uses of side pipes in the history of …

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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

1967 Laguna Seca, Can-Am Challenge Cup - Jonathan Williams (8th) followed by Chris Amon (5th), both in a Ferrari 330 P4. Only four Ferrari P4-engined cars were ever made; photographed by Pete Biro, USA – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Bonhams: The Padua Auction
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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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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Bonhams: London to Brighton Run Sale
Artcurial: Automobiles Sur Les Champs 14
Flight Of The Condor Rally

Flight Of The Condor Rally

A 7,200km adventure and regularity rally exploring the wonders of the Andes.

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Auto e Moto d’Epoca

Auto e Moto d’Epoca

Auto e Moto d’Epoca in Padua is the biggest vintage car and spare parts market in Europe, and has been the biggest international event for motoring enthusiasts and for fans of the wider culture tied to the automotive field for years. www.autoemotodepoca.com

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PROFILE

BMW Schnitzer 2800 CS

Franz Ostermaier’s BMW Schnitzer 2800 CS was one the audience’s favourites at the Rossfeldrennen 2018. Franz showed the audience at the Panoramastraße what his engine is like - 6-cylinder/2 valve Type M30. Pure „goose bumps“ feeling! Since 1970 the 2800 CS attended many national and international touring cars endurance races and hill-climb championships driven by Dieter Quester, Rauno Aaltonen and …

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