While we’ve noted that muscle cars and their American predecessors are cooling off overall in the collector market, it seems like the big-ticket cars at auction are holding their own. That was especially true during Monterey Car Week, which contributed three of the top five sales this year.

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TOP NEWS

Amazing Line-Up At Bonhams Scottsdale Auction

Amazing Line-Up At Bonhams Scottsdale Auction

Next to the amazing 1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Spider Bonhams offers an astounding Line-Up at their Scottsdale Auction on 17 Jan 2019.  Some of these museum-worthy cars being offered include: the 1946 FIAT Frua Spider – the very first design created by Frua; the sole existing Moretti Sport Spider with Michelotti body; the evolutionary key Bugatti model and 1993 Frankfurt Motor Show …

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The Only Original Lancia D23 Spyder Pininfarina At InterClassics Maastricht

The Only Original Lancia D23 Spyder Pininfarina At InterClassics Maastricht

The only original Lancia D23 Spyder Pininfarina remaining on display at 26th edition of InterClassics Maastricht. Faithful to tradition, for four days in January, Maastricht will be the place to be during InterClassics Maastricht, the Benelux’s biggest classic car show for more than 25 years running. The most exclusive classic cars will be on display and even for sale during …

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Found: McQueen’s Trans Am Survives An Explosion And A 40-Year Slumber

Found: McQueen’s Trans Am Survives An Explosion And A 40-Year Slumber

Steve McQueen’s last movie was The Hunter filmed in 1979, a year before his death. McQueen played bounty hunter Ralph “Papa” Thorson, a larger-than-life figure once described in a biography as “the only man who can do a bastard's job with taste and come off looking like a nice guy.” McQueen, despite looking nothing like the 300-pound Thorson, seemed to …

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New Year Honours At The 2019 Silverstone Classic

New Year Honours At The 2019 Silverstone Classic

The arrival of every new year heralds a raft of exciting anniversaries and, in the car world, 2019 is crammed full of major motoring milestones – the cream of which will be celebrated at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (26-28 July). As tradition now dictates, the annual Classic is the event that honours automotive history like no other, with a mouth-watering …

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Rebirth In Dingolfing: The BMW 1600 GT Convertible

Rebirth In Dingolfing: The BMW 1600 GT Convertible

Apprentices at the BMW plant in Lower Bavaria handed over the recently restored special to the vehicle collection at BMW Group Classic. Heritage·BMW Brand Heritage The vehicle collection of BMW Group Classic is now richer by another unique special. This is all thanks to the vocational training team at the BMW plant in Dingolfing. The apprentices restored the BMW 1600 …

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Behind The Scenes: Prototype Construction At Porsche

Behind The Scenes: Prototype Construction At Porsche

In the Porsche warehouse, there are some prototypes and studies that have rarely or never been publicly presented before. The next episode of the Porsche Top 5 series features a selection of the most interesting models.   #5 Porsche 984 From 1984 to 1987, the engineers worked on a prototype of a futuristic vehicle concept: the Porsche 984, a compact, …

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Hagerty’s Market Analysis 2018

Hagerty’s Market Analysis 2018

The UK Hagerty Price Guide (HPG) update has just been published. Now containing 2,049 classic car models and over 40,000 individual values, the Guide tracks prices using auction data, insured values and dealer prices. The headline figures make for very interesting reading. The HPG Classic Index, which tracks fifty of the most popular UK classics and provides an accurate indicator of the overall …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1987 Porsche 959 Komfort By Copley Motorcars

1987 Porsche 959 Komfort By Copley Motorcars

1987 Porsche 959 Komfort, S/N WP0ZZZ95ZJS900152, Silver metallic with all black leather, 450hp 2.85 litre sequential twin turbo charged flat 6 cylinder engine making for 0 - 60 in under 4 seconds, 6 speed manual transmission including gelande off-road gear. Permanent all-wheel-drive with PSK variable adjust, original suspension system with electronically adjustable ride height and shock damping, hollow magnesium light …

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1967 Ford GT40 Mk III By Hamann Classic Cars

1967 Ford GT40 Mk III By Hamann Classic Cars

Hamann Classic Cars offers this stunning 1967 Ford GT40 Mk III. Thomas Hamann is passionate about cars. Over the past 40 years, he has built an enterprise connecting equally passionate collectors with the vehicles of their dreams. Mr. Hamann has become one of the most recognized and established classic collector car dealers and brokers in the world. Find out more about …

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1985 MARCH PORSCHE 85 G IMSA GTP - C1B

1985 March Porsche 85 By Ascott Collection

The MARCH 85 G was developed by the celebrated British engineer Adrian Newey, whose cars have clocked up an impressive number of victories over the years. After designing the famous MARCH racing cars for endurance racing, he enabled the Williams, McLaren and, more recently, Red Bull teams to win numerous World Championship titles in Formula 1.  To date, his Formula …

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1966 Ferrari 330 GTC By Fiskens

1966 Ferrari 330 GTC By Fiskens

Fiskens offers this stunning 1966 Ferrari 330 GTC. - Presented in original colours of Grigio Argento & Pelle Nera Franzi - Fully documented restoration by Carrosserie Lecoq Paris completed in 2018 - Available post running-in service carried out by GTO Engineering - Fitted with Air Conditioning & Power Steering - Ferrari Classiche Certified Find out more about the car     …

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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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Artcurial: Rétromobile
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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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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PROFILE

This 427 Shelby Cobra Looks Absolutely Gorgeous In Green

Shelby Cobra is a brute of a car, and the 427-cubic-inch V-8 models are the most aggressive of the bunch. All that brawn doesn’t mean they can’t be gorgeous though, and this green 1967 example is living proof. This Cobra, CSX3281, left the factory powered by a 428 engine and just one option—a radio. The attractive green over black interior …

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