EDITORIAL

Best Of Imola Classic 2018

The final event of the 2018 historic season by Peter Auto took place on 26 – 27 – 28 October in Italy. It was the last opportunity for drivers to go head to head before the winter hiatus and for the organiser to give the first general round-up of the year that has just ended. This weekend’s event was the …

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TOP NEWS

Official Ferrari Calendar 2019

Official Ferrari Calendar 2019

  FERRARI MYTH The Official Ferrari Calendar, “Ferrari Myth 2019”, will certainly get Ferrari connoisseur pulses racing. The large-format cult calendar presents 2019 with two new features: you can activate the smell of the Ferrari shown on each page! And a separate app for smartphones lets you enjoy the engine sounds! Photographer, Günther Raupp, has captured all the new GT, …

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Ex-Team Cunningham, Stirling Moss Lister-Jaguar And Rare Maserati Spider

Ex-Team Cunningham, Stirling Moss Lister-Jaguar And Rare Maserati Spider

Bonhams is pleased to announce that two very special mid-century sporting cars have been consigned to the January 2019 auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. From England is the former Team Cunningham 1959 Lister-Jaguar Sports Racer driven by Stirling Moss and Walt Hansgen, and the SCCA C-Modified National Championship Winner. This victorious competition car designed by Frank Costin during the golden years of post-war …

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“The Art Of Ferrari Tailor Made“ In Japan

“The Art Of Ferrari Tailor Made“ In Japan

Ferrari Japan hosted “The Art of Ferrari Tailor Made,” an exclusive event at the Embassy of Italy in Tokyo to a 300 strong guest list. The spectacular evening brought together the best of Tokyo society with guests from the traditional and modern art, fashion and architecture, as well as those with a passion for the remarkable Italian brand. Ferrari Tailor …

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Entries For The 1000 Miglia 2019 Are Now Open

Entries For The 1000 Miglia 2019 Are Now Open

Since Tuesday 23rd October 2018, you can enter your car for the 1000 Miglia 2019, by clicking here. Eligible models are those of which at least one specimen took part in the original race events that was held from 1927 to 1957. See here the complete list of the eligible cars.The participating cars will be selected by the organizer 1000 Miglia …

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Crawley Revved Up For It Annual Trip Down Memory Lane

Crawley Revved Up For It Annual Trip Down Memory Lane

As tradition dictates, Crawley High Street will once again be travelling back in time as the time-honoured halfway halt on next month’s running of the world famous Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run supported by Hiscox. More than 120 years ago, all those motoring pioneers taking part in the original Emancipation Run in 1896 passed through Crawley’s welcoming town …

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Fast London Starts To 2019 Silverstone

Fast London Starts To 2019 Silverstone

Next summer’s Silverstone Classic is already off to a superfast start nine months ahead of the fun-fuelled festival’s eagerly-anticipated return over the weekend of 26-28 July in 2019. A full range of Super Early Bird tickets went on sale today (Thursday) supported by the launch of a refreshed, new-look silverstoneclassic.com website. Keeping the pedal to the metal and further whetting …

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Porsche Classic’s "Project Gold" Heads To New Home For EUR 2.7 Million

Porsche Classic’s "Project Gold" Heads To New Home For EUR 2.7 Million

After a total of 37 bids and ten minutes, the main prize for Porsche collectors was ready to go: Last Saturday saw the “911 Turbo Classic Series” auctioned off at the Porsche Experience Centre Atlanta (USA) as part of the “RM Sotheby’s – The Porsche 70th Anniversary Auction 2018” event. This car – based on an original 993 body shell …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1967 Aston Martin DB6 Saloon by Adrian Johnson

1967 Aston Martin DB6 Saloon by Adrian Johnson

This 1967 Aston Martin DB6 Saloon is for sale with Adrian Johnson. It is finished in light metallic blue, with a parchment leather interior and blue carpets. It was subject to major expenditure several years ago, and has been regularly serviced and well looked after ever since. This car was first supplied to HR Owen on the 20th November 1967. …

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1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé by HK-Engineering

This Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé in silver with red leather was delivered to New York on March 31rd 1955. Original color was in silver (180) with black leather (953). This is one of the few vehicles originally delivered with rudge wheels. Fully restored by HK-ENGINEERING in 2003. The engine received a performance improvement, 5-speed gearbox, air conditioning and disc brakes …

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1962 Cooper T62 Tasman

1962 Cooper T62 Tasman by Grand Prix Classics

The Tommy Adkins, Bruce McLaren car driven to numerous race wins in Australia and New Zealand in the 1962 and 1963 season. The outright winner of the 1962 Australian Grand Prix November 18, 1962 driven by Bruce McLaren. It is also discussed in the Doug Nyes book on Cooper cars. McLaren started his racing team in August of 1963. During …

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MARKET TRENDS

Snag These 7 Cars Before Prices Jump

Snag These 7 Cars Before Prices Jump

Most of the time, prices in the collector car market don’t make dramatic leaps or dips. Gradual changes are the norm. But when you’ve had your eye on a long-desired car, and then it suddenly ticks up in value, you just want kick yourself for not acting sooner. Nobody can predict the future, but our insurance quote activity and the …

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TOP CARS

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1957 Aintree, Grand Prix - Stirling Moss in discussion with Jo Bonnier and Maserati representative. The race was won by Stirling Moss and Tony Brooks, who shared driving duties in a Vanwall; photographed by David Baxter, F – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Bonhams: London to Brighton Run Sale
Artcurial: Automobiles Sur Les Champs 14
Interclassics Brussels

Interclassics Brussels

Sixty years ago, the World Expo was held from 17 April to 19 October 1958 at the Heyzel grounds in Brussels under the name ‘Expo ‘58’. www.interclassics.be

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South African Historic Grand Prix

South African Historic Grand Prix

The South African Grand Prix came about in 1934 after a local newspaper editor, Brud Bishop wrote about his idea of a 6 lap motor race around the scenic coastal road just outside the town of East London, on the southern tip of Africa. www.sahistoricgp.com

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Bonhams: The Bond Street Sale
RM Sotheby's: The Petersen Automotive Museum Auction

RM Sotheby's: The Petersen Automotive Museum Auction

The Petersen Automotive Museum Auction will feature approximately 50–60 blue-chip automobiles, hand-selected by RM Sotheby's global team of 30 Car Specialists. www.rmsothebys.com

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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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PROFILE

VW Golf II Bi-Motor Pikes Peak

In the spring of this year, after more than 30 years, Volkswagen presented the restored double heart legend of Pikes Peak, which was launched in 1987 at the most famous mountain race in the world. Jochi Kleint and his dual motorized Golf II were in the area of the fastest time coming up to the finish line - but an …

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