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Passion & Performance Tour Powered By HK Engineering

The inaugural Passion & Performance Tour of collectorscarworld took place in partnership with HK Engineering and combines special personalities and hotspots with famous automobiles into a piece of art. The first roadstory was realized in November in Hamburg. The famous matt grey gullwinged Mercedes 300 SL of one of the biggest playboys in history, Porfiori Rubirosa, in combination with one …

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TOP NEWS

McLaren Automotive Lights Up The Supercar Class With New 720S Spider

McLaren Automotive Lights Up The Supercar Class With New 720S Spider

McLaren Automotive, the British manufacturer of luxury, high-performance sportscars and supercars, is expanding its Super Series product family with the introduction of a second new model under the £1.2bn Track25 business plan and its most accomplished convertible supercar ever: the new 720S Spider. Revealed online today, December 8, 2018 and available to order with immediate effect, the new 720S Spider …

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Pair Of Special Porsches Including A Rare 904 Owned By Robert Redford

Pair Of Special Porsches Including A Rare 904 Owned By Robert Redford

Next month during the Scottsdale Car Week an exceptional trio of highly sought-after performance classics will be offered by the world record-holding auction house Bonhams. Considered the first supercar ever built, Lamborghini's Miura is one of the most desirable sportscars of all time. With design by Gandini and coachwork by Bertone, the limited production Miura was unlike anything else, and …

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The Beetle Final Edition

The Beetle Final Edition

During Volkswagen’s Los Angeles auto show press conference, Volkswagen of America’s new president & CEO Scott Keogh bragged that the VW Group would, globally, have 25 full battery-electric vehicles by 2025. But even as he enthusiastically showed the audience a video of the VW I.D. R electric-powered race car—which set a Pikes Peak record last summer—to illustrate the company’s fierce …

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1965 Ford GT Competiton Prototype Roadster At Mecum’s Kissimmee 2019

1965 Ford GT Competiton Prototype Roadster At Mecum’s Kissimmee 2019

This stunning 1965 Ford GT Competition Prototype Roadster GT/109 was driven in the 1965 running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans by legendary French racers Maurice Trintignant and Guy Ligier. The sole open-cockpit GT to ever compete in the French classic, this GT Competition Prototype Roadster is a forerunner to all of the glory that Ford garnered in its …

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The 24 Hours of Le Mans 2019

The 24 Hours of Le Mans 2019

Next year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans will be the grand finale of the FIA WEC 2018-19 Super Season and the culmination of the championship from now on. The names of the teams to line up on the grid – sixty slots plus ten reserves –will be announced in two stages, on 11th February and 1st March 2019. The Super …

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Ferrari 290 MM Sells For $22 Million At RM Sotheby's Petersen Automotive Museum Sale

Ferrari 290 MM Sells For $22 Million At RM Sotheby's Petersen Automotive Museum Sale

In front of a packed salesroom at the renowned Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California, RM Sotheby’s sold a 1956 Ferrari 290 MM by Scaglietti, chassis no. 0628, for $22,005,000 (est. $22m/26m) after an extended bidding contest between three collectors. Leading the company’s first auction at the recently redesigned Petersen Museum, the fully matching-numbers, Classiche-certified 290 MM was campaigned …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

Joest Racing's First Porsche 935 By Canepa

Joest Racing's First Porsche 935 By Canepa

When Porsche announced that they would be ending factory support for the 935 at the beginning of 1979, there was a collective sigh among competitors who had finally waited for the extremely dominant 935 to stop being produced. While the factory wouldn't be building new cars, Porsche would keep supplying new parts and a few independent teams, with Porsche's blessing, …

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1995 Ferrari F50 By Copley Motorcars

1995 Ferrari F50 By Copley Motorcars

FFTA46B000103114, 300 Rosso Corsa with red/black interior, race derived 4.7 litre normally aspirated V12 engine, 6 speed manual transmission, all composite tub and Pininfarina designed coachwork. Delivered new September 28th 1995 by Ferrari Deutschland GmbH of Weisbaden, Germany, 2016 major servicing with fuel tank replacement and Red Book Classiche Certification by Maranello Motors GmbH of Cologne, …

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1952 Cooper Bristol T20 Mk1

1952 Cooper Bristol T20 Mk1 By RMD Bvba

We are delighted to offer this rare 1952 ex-John Barber, ex-Sir Clive Edwards Cooper Bristol T20 Sports Car for sale on behalf of its long-term owner. John Barber was racing an F3 Cooper-JAP 500 at the start of 1952 before buying T20 CB/7/52 in F2 spec and racing it for the first at the beginning of August at Boreham. He …

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MARKET TRENDS

10 Turbocharged Classics For Boost On A Budget

10 Turbocharged Classics For Boost On A Budget

The whine of a turbocharger spooling up and the hyperspace-jump feeling of thrust when the boost hits is addictive experience. Today we’re seeing modern cars with tiny turbos on small-displacement engines to maximize fuel efficiency are common, but not long ago turbos were reserved for performance applications only. Some may argue that “there’s no replacement for displacement,” but to deny …

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TOP CARS

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1971 Mosport Park, Player's Grand Prix Canada - Jo Siffert chatting with his boss Sir Alfred Stanley in the pitlane. Seppi achieved a 9th place in the Yardley BRM P160 – 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 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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Mecum: Kissimmee

Mecum: Kissimmee

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

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Peter Auto: Tour Auto Optic 2000

Peter Auto: Tour Auto Optic 2000

Application Tour Auto Optic 2000 - 2019 Before filling in the form, please make sure you have the following documents with you : -Driver details -Picture of the car (41Mb max) -PDF of your car's Historic Technical Passport or at least its first page (or the current application) - mandatory for a VHC / Competition registration -Copy of the FIVA …

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Techno Classica

Techno Classica

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

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Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este owes its privileged status among the world’s most prestigious heritage events for historic vehicles to a number of unique attributes. www.concorsodeleganzavilladeste.com

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Artcurial: Rétromobile

PROFILE

Renault Alpine A110

The A110, unveiled in 1962, still makes the hearts of sports car fans beat faster. The elegant rear-wheel drive flounder earned its merits through big rally triumphs such as winning the 1971 Brand Championship and the 1973 World Rally Championship. While the model for the streets provided up to 138bhp, the racing models put up to 200bhp on the crankshaft. …

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