EDITORIAL

Veterans Wow Huge Crowds On Historic Route To Brighton

Pioneering vehicles make their annual pilgrimage from capital to coast on the world’s longest running motoring event. As an unseasonably mild London was still covered by darkness, nearly 400 pioneering veteran cars, their intrepid drivers and plucky passengers gathered in Hyde Park on Sunday (4thNovember) waiting for daybreak to signal the start of the remarkable Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran …

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TOP NEWS

Exquisite Vauxhall 30-98 Owned By The Last Maharajah Of Kashmir Offered At Bonhams

Exquisite Vauxhall 30-98 Owned By The Last Maharajah Of Kashmir Offered At Bonhams

A 1924 Vauxhall 30-98 OE Velox Tourer, recognised by many as the finest British sports car of the vintage era, originally owned by Hari Singh, the last Maharajah of Kashmir, is one of the highlights of Bonhams annual Bond Street Sale on 1 December. The motor car will be on display at Bonhams New Bond Street saleroom on Thursday 1 …

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Review: Regent Street Motor Show

Review: Regent Street Motor Show

Motoring enthusiasts, shoppers and Londoners savoured a sunny Saturday to remember on Regent Street (3 November) as the capital’s premier shopping destination was transformed into the country’s biggest free-to-view motor show attracting an estimated crowd of more than half a million enthralled visitors. As tradition now dictates, the famed street was traffic-free between Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Circus for the …

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Exhibition The World Of Volkswagen Classics

Exhibition The World Of Volkswagen Classics

On Sunday, October 28, when outlet stores was open for business, Volkswagen Classic opened its pop-up gallery at the Designer Outlets Wolfsburg and showed a selection of eight historic vehicles spanning the period from 1958 to 1985. The special exhibition in the new Ellipse includes rare prototypes and record-breaking vehicles as well as the filmstar “Herbie” and is to continue …

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$17.5 Million In Sales For Mecum Chicago 2018

$17.5 Million In Sales For Mecum Chicago 2018

Mecum’s Chicago 2018 classic and collector car auction marked another in a long line of successful auctions that have shown huge growth with margins exceeding 30 percent from the previous year. With overall sales totals of $17.5 million, Mecum Chicago 2018 constituted a 38-percent increase over 2017 totals as 75 percent of all 896 vehicles offered hammered sold. After a …

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The McLaren Speedtail: A Momentous Unity Of Art, Technology And Velocity

The McLaren Speedtail: A Momentous Unity Of Art, Technology And Velocity

McLaren Automotive revealed the stunning, streamlined form and sensational specification of the McLaren Speedtail. The next chapter in McLaren’s Ultimate Series, the Speedtail is the first ‘Hyper-GT’ from the pioneering British company recognised for producing luxury sportscars and supercars that deliver extraordinary driving experiences. The Speedtail can achieve the highest maximum speed of any McLaren to date, reaching 403 km/h …

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The DeLorean DMC-12 And Bricklin SV1 Have More In Common Than Gullwing Doors

The DeLorean DMC-12 And Bricklin SV1 Have More In Common Than Gullwing Doors

It is frequently said that birds of a feather flock together, and that certainly seems to be true with the gullwing Bricklin SV-1 and DeLorean DMC-12. Not only do the cars looks comfortable roosting side-by-side, but their owners also have similar attitudes. In fact, when I began looking for Bricklin owners in the Vancouver, BC area, the first pair found …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1928 Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 Spider Zagato By Copley Motorcars

1928 Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 Spider Zagato By Copley Motorcars

The quintessential racing car of the day, the Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 wearing Zagato coachwork inaugurated a dazzling period of countless race victories for the Works and privateers alike. Ramponi, Campari, Lurani, Ivanofsky and even Enzo Ferrari himself, thrilled in victory throughout Europe at Spa, numerous hill climbs and the ultimate road race, the Mille Miglia. All at the wheel …

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1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta By Gullwing Motorcars

1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta By Gullwing Motorcars

We are proud to offer this amazing Numbers-Matching, sorted and visually stunning Daytona Coup. One of Only 12 Daytonas Factory Delivered in Giallo Dino, US/Canadian Version Delivered New with Air Conditioning (blows cold), Offered With Marcel Massini History Report, Recent Major service, excellent driving condition, A Turn-Key Ready Example Ideal for Touring/Casual Driving. This stunning 365 GTB/4 comes from a …

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1990 Nissan NPT-90 Group C By Pendine

1990 Nissan NPT-90 Group C By Pendine

Following five years of consistently developing the GTP ZX-Turbo, Nissan conceded that with increased pressure from both Toyota and Jaguar, a whole new car would be needed to stay ahead of the game and defend their championship. NPTI, Nissan’s North American motorsports division, were tasked with construction of this all-new race car. Abandoning the original Lola-based GTP ZX-Turbo chassis, the …

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MARKET TRENDS

3 Lessons From The Porsche 70th Anniversary Auction

3 Lessons From The Porsche 70th Anniversary Auction

For Porsche-philes, RM Sotheby’s 2018 Porsche 70th Anniversary Auction had it all. It was hosted at the Porsche Experience Center in Atlanta, a $100M Porsche haven and headquarters to Porsche North America, with historic cars scattered throughout the building. Plus, a motorsport track and an off-road circuit in the backyard. And the auction featured mouth-watering rare memorabilia, from posters and …

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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

1977 Zolder, Grand Prix of Belgium - the two Brabham BT45B-Alfa Romeo of John Watson and Hans-Joachim Stuck in the pits. … and there's Gerard Crombac and Bernie Ecclestone in the back; photographed by Andreas Hackbarth, D – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Bonhams: The Bond Street Sale
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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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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Techno Classica Essen

Techno Classica Essen

World Show for Vintage, Classic and Prestige Automobiles, Motorsport, Motorcycles, Spare Parts, Restauration and World Club Meeting. www.siha.de

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Bonhams: The Scottsdale Auction

Bonhams: The Scottsdale Auction

Bonhams' 7th annual sale at the Westin-Kierland Resort & Spa in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona, saw throngs of people grace the green lawns and auction tent to view an impressive and diverse selection of hand-picked cars cross the auction block. www.bonhams.com

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Artcurial: Rétromobile

PROFILE

Ferrari 290 MM Scaglietti Spyder

Serial number 0628 was the sixth and final Tipo 520 chassis built. It was originally fitted with the 860 Monza four-cylinder engine and used by the Works team throughout 1956. The best result that year was a second in the Mille Miglia behind the victorious 290 MM and a third in the Targa Florio. For 1957 a Tipo 130 V12 …

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