EDITORIAL

BMW Art Cars: How A Vision Became Reality

The legendary series of Automobile Artworks is coming to Munich. At the new special exhibition entitled “BMW Art Cars | How a vision became reality.” visitors will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the World of BMW Art Cars at the BMW Museum. Between 10 October 2018 and February 2019, they will be able to admire seven out of …

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TOP NEWS

Annual Online Warehouse Auction At Gallery Aaldering

Annual Online Warehouse Auction At Gallery Aaldering

After the huge success of last year’s online sale Gallery Aaldering has decided to turn this into an annual event, offering a selection of more than 150 classic trade-in cars. On offer will be over 150 classic cars from their storage unit that were traded in during the past year. This is an excellent opportunity to obtain your favourite classic! The online auction …

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Making A Comeback In A True Icon

Making A Comeback In A True Icon

It had been ten years since Rod Emory, an American builder of vintage Porsches, got behind the wheel and competed in a race. That all changed at the Rennsport Reunion VI at Laguna Seca. The Californian Porsche enthusiast celebrated his comeback in a true icon – the Porsche 935. Rod Emory struggles to find the words to describe how he …

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1958 BMW 507 3.2-Litre Series II At Bonhams Bond Street Sale

1958 BMW 507 3.2-Litre Series II At Bonhams Bond Street Sale

The BMW 507 owned by the designer of this legendary model, Count Albrecht Graf von Goertz, is to be offered at Bonhams annual Bond Street Sale on 1 December. The 1958 Series II example is one of only 252 built and is expected to achieve between £2,100,000 and £2,200,000. The model is recognised as one of the most elegant cars …

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Upcoming SCG Hypercar

Upcoming SCG Hypercar

In the near future a new class of 'hypercar' races looks set to headline the FIA World Endurance Championship. The regulations have yet to be finalised but specialist manufacturer Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus (SCG) have already announced their intention to build and race the 007 hypercar. In addition to the competition version, SCG will also build 25 road going versions. The first manufacturer …

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Racing Legend Parnelli Jones Celebrated At Petersen Museum

Racing Legend Parnelli Jones Celebrated At Petersen Museum

The Petersen Museum hosted a celebration of Trans Am, Indy, sprint car, and off-road racing legend Parnelli Jones as it awarded the beloved racer the Robert E Petersen Lifetime Achievement Award on November 8. The museum used the event to open a new exhibit on Southern California’s contribution to motorsports, “Legends of Los Angeles: Southern California Race Cars and Their …

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Book News: Triumph TR4/4A & TR5/250

Book News: Triumph TR4/4A & TR5/250

Having this book in your pocket is just like having a real marque expert by your side. Benefit from the author’s years of Triumph experience, learn how to spot a bad car quickly and how to assess a promising one like a professional. Get the right car at the right price! This handy guide will help you find, evaluate and …

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Historics: The Winter Sale

Historics: The Winter 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. Location: Mercedes-Benz World - Sale starts: November 24th 2018 10:00 - Viewings: Thursday 22nd November 2018 10am - 8pm / Friday 23rd November 2018 10am - 5pm View Cars   …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1962 Maserati 3500 GTi By Driversource

1962 Maserati 3500 GTi By Driversource

This captivating example of Maserati’s celebrated 3500 GT possesses a distinguished provenance, factory documentation, and uncommon originality. According to a copy of the original build sheet, dated February 17, 1962, chassis 2360 was specified with Touring Superleggera coachwork, handsomely finished in Grigio Albany (Albany Gray) paint with Marrone (brown) leather upholstery. This relatively late-production 3500 GT was originally equipped with …

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1984 Lamborghini Countach LP 5000 S By Gallery Aaldering

1984 Lamborghini Countach LP 5000 S By Gallery Aaldering

Lamborghini LP 5000 “S” LHD in a stunning overall condition. Third owner car (Same owner since 1994) with only 26000 km’s from new!! Extensive history and service file with all invoices etc. Has been serviced by a well known Dutch Lamborghini specialist, recently serviced incl. New clutch, valve-timing, setting carburettors etc. Body in a very original condition, correct panel fittings. …

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MARKET TRENDS

C4 Corvettes Are V-8 Sports-Car Fun On The Cheap

C4 Corvettes Are V-8 Sports-Car Fun On The Cheap

The 1984–96 C4-generation Corvette is often passed over. It doesn’t have the swoopy curves of the previous C3 generation. It doesn’t have the sheer horsepower or cornering grit of the current models. But it did take the Corvette straight out of the ’60s, setting America’s sports car on a track toward becoming the world-beating performer it is today. And for …

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TOP CARS

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1971 Blackhawk Farms Raceway - Bill Schley in the Abarth 850 SP and Bill Cooper in the Ferrari 412/P3/P4. Many Ferrari factory race cars would be sold at the end of the season to NART. After NART was done with them, some were sold to Bill Cooper at a very low price. He traded the 412 for a used Ferrari Daytona! ; archive Bill Schley, USA – 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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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 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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Mecum: Kissimmee

Mecum: Kissimmee

Osceola Heritage Park 1875 Silver Spur Lane Kissimmee, FL 34744 www.mecum.com

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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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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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Historics: The Winter Sale

Historics: The Winter 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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PROFILE

Fiat Abarth 750 Zagato Coupe

Small sports racing cars were incredibly popular in 1950s Italy. Many of these started life as modest production cars and were turned into circuit and/or rally car by specialist companies. Many of the most successful machines went through the hands of engine tuner Abarth or Carrozzeria Zagato, who specialized in lightweight and very slippery bodies. In 1956 the two companies …

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