The annual Retromobile show in Paris is the most prestigious of all in-door classic car shows and each year draws a colourful mix of exhibitors and spectators to the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

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Renowned Don C. Boulton Collection Of Brass Era Automobiles At Bonhams Amelia Island

Renowned Don C. Boulton Collection Of Brass Era Automobiles At Bonhams Amelia Island

Bonhams is very pleased to announce the sale of the Don C. Boulton Collection of two dozen Pioneer, Veteran and Brass Era automobiles and automobilia at the Amelia Island Auction on March 7th. The late Don Boulton of Oklahoma City was renowned for his passion and infectious enthusiasm for pre-Great War motorcars. As a former National President and lifelong member …

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Increase In Visitors At The Bremen Classic Motorshow

Increase In Visitors At The Bremen Classic Motorshow

The 17th addition of the Bremen Classic Motorshow came to its conclusion on Sunday, February 3, 2019, reporting a good result. Over the course of the three days, a total of 41,678 visitors at-tended the event that spread out over eight halls at the Bremen Exhibition Grounds. "We had several reasons to celebrate. The atmosphere on site was exceptionally good. …

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Industry-Leader Mecum Auctions Starts 2019 With $133.8 Million In Sales

Industry-Leader Mecum Auctions Starts 2019 With $133.8 Million In Sales

Mecum Auctions kicked off its year with its highest-grossing month to date this January. After the close of the company’s annual Kissimmee, Florida, auction and the 28th annual Vintage and Antique Motorcycle Auction in Las Vegas, total sales for January 2019 reached $133.8 million. In all, Mecum offered a mind-boggling 7,517 lots of collector cars, motorcycles and Road Art in …

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Book: Porsche 911 – The Ultimate Sportscar As Cultural Icon

Book: Porsche 911 – The Ultimate Sportscar As Cultural Icon

When Ferdinand Porsche could not find a sports car he liked, he decided to build one himself. And now, the rest is history: Jerry Seinfeld drives it; Boris Johnson admires it; Steve McQueen loves it; and Jeremy Clarkson hates it. The Porsche 911 moves the world. Despised by many in Germany as a set of wheels for fat cats, it …

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77th Members’ Meeting To Host Five Decades Worth Of Le Mans Winners

77th Members’ Meeting To Host Five Decades Worth Of Le Mans Winners

After weeks of speculation, Goodwood is pleased to announce the first names racing at the 77th Members’ Meeting on 6-7 April. Together, these drivers hold a total of 31 overall and class wins at the Le Mans 24 Hours, making them the undisputed legends of La Sarthe. Here is the list of champions and their Le Mans victories: Romain Dumas …

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Project Top Secret

Project Top Secret

The relaunch of the Porsche 935 caused quite a stir at the 2018 Rennsport Reunion. But what happened in the weeks and months before the big reveal? The Porsche Newsroom provides never-before-seen snapshots of the inner workings of the development team. No one suspected anything. Everything was top secret, right up to the end. Vehicle tests were only performed in …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1989 Porsche 911 Speedster WTL By Albion Motorcars

1989 Porsche 911 Speedster WTL By Albion Motorcars

The Porsche 911 Speedster is a great addition to any collection. Originally designed as a tribute to the fifties 356 Speedster, it became a limited-production model on its own and still one of the most collectable Porsche models - even as a brand new 991 version. This example is a very interesting car : an original Porsche 911 "G" Speedster …

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1970 Ford Chevron B16 - Ford FVC By Speedmaster

1970 Ford Chevron B16 - Ford FVC By Speedmaster

One of the best examples of the elegant Chevron B16 - an iconic car from the iconic era of sportscar racing. Originally delivered to the DART (Dobbie Automobile Racing Team), and driven by John Miles and Graham Birrell who had come to prominence driving for Ecurie Ecosse in European F2. The car won its first race. This car has an …

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1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Competizione By Fiskens

1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Competizione By Fiskens

History has proven that the Daytona would be a fiercely competitive challenger in endurance racing, much against the initial thoughts of Maranello. Powered by the newly bored out Columbo V12, Chassis 15685 is the 10thof 15thCompetizione Daytonas completed by the factory. Benefitting from a 400 pound weight reduction, the performance of the Daytona went from strength to strength. 15685 had …

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1973 Ferrari Dino 246 GT By Gullwing Motorcars

1973 Ferrari Dino 246 GT By Gullwing Motorcars

One of Only 35 Dinos Ever Finished in Verde Pino Metallizzato, Desirable European Specification Originally Delivered to Italy, One Owner for Over 35 Years, Offered with Books, Tools, and Extensive Records/History File, Documented by Ferrari Historian Marcel Massini. Completed at the Ferrari factory in March 1973, this desirable European-specification Dino 246 GT was originally finished in Verde Pino Metallizzato (106-G-30) …

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1959 Lister-Chevrolet Costin By Canepa

1959 Lister-Chevrolet Costin By Canepa

In all of vintage racing, there is no more desirable or collectible category of cars than the front-engined sports racers that ran in International and SCCA competition from the mid 1950s into the early 1960s. As a group, they embody the beautiful shapes, wonderful sounds, and exhilarating performance that defines historic racing. During that era probably the most respected and …

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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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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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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Retro Classics

Retro Classics

www.retro-classics.de

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Bonhams: Amelia Island

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1932 Duesenberg Midel J Rollston Torpedo Berline

Offered with known ownership history since new, this 1932 Duesenberg Model J, chassis 2574 and engine J546, is unique to the breed with its one-of-a-kind Torpedo Berline coachwork built by Rollston of New York City—a firm known for executing some of its most beautiful work for its Duesenberg customers. More than 80 years after the last example was completed and …

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