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

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 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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