EDITORIAL

Roadtrip With The New McLaren 600LT

As one of the first magazines worldwide collectorscarworld was given the opportunity to test the new McLaren 600LT on public roads. It was totally spontaneous, as we got the call only 2 days before the event should start and were asked if we would drive the new king of McLaren’s Sports Series from Monaco to Valencia. So far, this beast …

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TOP NEWS

England’s Mud Warriors

England’s Mud Warriors

"Welcome to the secret world of the Vintage Sports Car Club,” begins the YouTube video. “This is the story of fast cars,” continues the young woman in a dulcet, upper-class British accent, “of mud, of competition, and of true British eccentricity at its best.” What follows in this video from 2013 is, as promised, totally mike-foxtrot eccentric. It’s 15 minutes …

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Suzuka Sound of Engine Richard Mille

Suzuka Sound of Engine Richard Mille

Suzuka Sound of Engine Richard Mille, which marks its fourth year, was more than ever prove to be an unforgettable two-days, complete with a vast variety of events starting with the Masters Historic Formula 1 demonstration runs and including the gathering of many premier historic cars and motorcycles. Find out more on richardmille.com!   Report by richardmille.com Photos by Suzuka Circuit / DPPI

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1985 Jaguar XJR6 At Bonhams Bond Street Sale

1985 Jaguar XJR6 At Bonhams Bond Street Sale

The V12-engined Group C TWR-Jaguar XJR-series racing Coupes such as '285' offered here were built essentially in batches of three each year from 1985, although only two of the initial trio were raced in that debut half-season.  By 1989, the long and iconic era of 1,000Km World Championship endurance race rounds was over. All WEC races had been diminished to …

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Bruce Canepa's Personal Lamborghini Countach Now Available For Purchase

Bruce Canepa's Personal Lamborghini Countach Now Available For Purchase

With the famed Lamborghini Miura starting to show its age, Ferruccio Lamborghini began the work to bring his next supercar to the public. With the mechanicals evolving from the Miura and with Bertone's own Marcello Gandini responsible for the design, the Countach would become a resounding success for Lamborghini. In production from 1974 until 1990, the Countach would go through …

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Porsche 911 Generations: The Early 911

Porsche 911 Generations: The Early 911

On 27 November, the eighth generation of the Porsche 911 has celebrated its world premiere in Los Angeles – 55 years after the debut of the original 911 model. This is reason enough to take a look back at the previous seven generations. Part 1: the original 911. A legend is born at the International Motor Show Germany (IAA) in …

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Lamborghini SC18: The First ‘One-Off’ Created By Squadra Corse

Lamborghini SC18: The First ‘One-Off’ Created By Squadra Corse

Lamborghini Squadra Corse unveils the SC18, the first one-off in the history of the Sant’ Agata Bolognese motorsport division. The unique example, designed in synergy with the customer and Centro Stile Lamborghini, is road approved but designed primarily for use on the track. The SC18 paves the way to further personalized development projects for motorsport customers under the Squadra Corse …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1988 TIGA GC288/9 By Ascott Collection

1988 TIGA GC288/9 By Ascott Collection

During the 1980s, Tim Schenken and Howden Ganley, the founders of the Tiga brand, built numerous chassis for the C2 category. These two former Formula 1 drivers, with the first two letters of the first name of one, "Tim", and of the surname of the other, "Ganley", forming the name "Tiga", produced more than 400 cars before ceasing operations in 1989. …

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1948 Ermini Grand Prix By Cristiano Luzzago

1948 Ermini Grand Prix By Cristiano Luzzago

The oldest and unique Grand Prix Ermini existing.   Race History: Anno 1948 25 april ( Siro Sbraci) Firenze Fiesole 4° overall 2 may (Ermini-Quenten) Mille Miglia 6 june (Siro Sbraci) Circuito delle cascine FIA F.2 13 june (Siro Sbraci) Circuito di Mantova FIA F.2 15 august (Siro Sbraci) Circuito di Pescara FIA F.2   Anno 1949 26 june (Siro …

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1973 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 RS Lightweight By Fiskens

1973 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 RS Lightweight By Fiskens

Delivered new to German racing driver Fritz Muller, chassis 0898 was finished in light ivory with black script. Specified with desirable factory options; Limited-slip differential (220), Heated rear window (102) & Front fog lights (433). Muller campaigned ‘0898’ from new in the European GT Championship & German National Championship. Previously sold by Fiskens & campaigned on events such as the …

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MARKET TRENDS

8 Auction Bargains Are Well-Bought Classics At Mecum Las Vegas

8 Auction Bargains Are Well-Bought Classics At Mecum Las Vegas

Mecum returned to Las Vegas for its second auction in Sin City this past weekend, and consigned over 800 vehicles for the occasion. The top spots were mostly taken up by rare, high-dollar prewar luxury cars and of course there was the usual mix of muscle cars, resto-mods, trucks and exotics, but as always a few cars slipped the cracks …

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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

1953 Mexico, IV Carrera Panamericana – not the lightest race car to push! Charles Royal and Georg Clark shared a Cadillac Series 62 Classic (DNF). The race was run over 8 stages and 3,077 kilometres. – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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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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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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PROFILE

Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta

The Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta SWB was one of the most attractive and sought-after sports cars of the early sixties – 167 cars were built from 1959 to 1962.  The 250 GT SWB replaced the larger 250 GT Berlinetta LWB Tour de France, which had been produced since 1955, and was the sporty addition to the 250 GT Coupe and …

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