One of the strongest number sequences ever produced by Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year: the Porsche 917. The most famous racing car of all time made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show on 12 March 1969, and the Porsche Museum is celebrating the landmark birthday with plans to restore the first 917 ever made to its original condition, as it was when first unveiled 50 years ago.

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Bonhams Amelia Island Auction Sets Records

Bonhams Amelia Island Auction Sets Records

Thursday at Amelia Island's Fernandina Beach Golf Club, Bonhams' fifth annual collectors' car sale hosted bidders from eight countries and four continents, and achieved a total of $16-million with a very respectable sell-through rate of 84%. The highlight of the day was the world-renowned Don C. Boulton Collection of Brass Era automobiles. Fresh to market and representing some of the …

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The Retro Classics 2019

The Retro Classics 2019

RETRO CLASSICS® STUTTGART is the world's largest trade fair for driving culture and was chosen as the "Show of the Year“ in the Historic Motoring Awards 2018. Over 90 000 Lovers and collectors of historic automobiles, marque representatives and members of relevant historic and classic car clubs have long regarded this international platform as a must-attend event at the start …

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The Ferrari F8 Tributo - A Celebration Of Excellence

The Ferrari F8 Tributo - A Celebration Of Excellence

The F8 Tributo is the new mid-rear-engined sports car that represents the highest expression of the Prancing Horse’s classic two-seater berlinetta. It is a car with unique characteristics and, as its name implies, is an homage to the most powerful V8 in Ferrari history. The F8 Tributo sets the market benchmark for performance, driving pleasure and ease of handling. It …

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1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Convertible At Mecum’s Phoenix Auction

1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Convertible At Mecum’s Phoenix Auction

The L88 Corvette entered its third year of production in 1969 having established itself as all conquering in both SCCA and FIA competition. Rated at a deliberately misleading 430 horsepower at well below its actual redline, the L88 pumped out an all-too-real 560 at full song and was as potent and race-ready as anything rumbling out of Detroit at the …

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Spring Is In The Air - 9 Porsche On Offer At Copley Motor Cars

Spring Is In The Air - 9 Porsche On Offer At Copley Motor Cars

Spring is just around the corner and Copley Motor Cars have nine Porsche on offer spanning 60+ years - varying price-points, engines, transmissions, coupes and cabriolets. Full details and photos can be seen on their website.  - 

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Capri's 50th Birthday Party At This Summer’s Silverstone Classic

Capri's 50th Birthday Party At This Summer’s Silverstone Classic

Ford Capri owners are being offered a fabulous opportunity to be part of the much-loved fastback’s 50thbirthday party at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (26-28 July). Launched at the Brussels Motor Show in January 1969, and marketed by Ford as ‘The Car You Always Promised Yourself’, close to two million Capris were produced before the model’s demise at the end of …

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The World Premiere Of The Electric ID. BUGGY In Geneva

The World Premiere Of The Electric ID. BUGGY In Geneva

Geneva Motor Show: Four world premieres provide powerful and electrifying highlights. With no less than four world premieres, the Volkswagen brand presents itself at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show (7–17 March). Four highlights focus on two topics: electric mobility and performance. At the press conference, Ralf Brandstätter, COO of Volkswagen Brand, announced that: “The transformation of the Volkswagen brand …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1966 Lamborghini 400 GT Interim By Ruote da Sogno

1966 Lamborghini 400 GT Interim By Ruote da Sogno

A superlative grand touring car, the 1966 Lamborghini 400 GT is also a historic artefact of the evolution and growth of one of the world’s finest sports car manufacturers. Its development began in 1965 when Lamborghini sought to increase both the power and the interior room of its first production car, the 350 GT. The initial step of this project …

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1955 Lister Knobbly By Ascott Collection

1955 Lister Knobbly By Ascott Collection

Ascott Collection is offering this stunning Lister Knobbly. In the late 50s, the appearance of Listers jostled the established order In 1957, Brian Lister developed the Lister Jaguar which quickly made its mark as a serious rival to the firmly-established racing teams of the time. With the talented British driver Archie Scott Brown at the wheel, the Lister legend began with …

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1993 Porsche 964 Turbo 3.6l by 2 Shores Classic Cars

1993 Porsche 964 Turbo 3.6l by 2 Shores Classic Cars

2 Shores Classic Cars is pleased to offer on behalf of one of our clients this extremely rare 964 Turbo 3.6l Porsche released the 964 Turbo 3.6 in January, 1993,[now featuring a KKK K27 turbocharged version of the 3.6 liter M64 engine developing 360 PS (355 bhp; 265 kW) @ 5,500 rpm and 520 N?m (384 lbf?ft) @ 4,200 rpm …

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1983 Ferrari BB 512i By Jean Lain Vintage

1983 Ferrari BB 512i By Jean Lain Vintage

Jean Lain Vintage is offering this stunning Ferrari BB 512i. Year: 1983 Mileage: 10.080 Drive Hand: Left Hand Drive Seats: 2 Engine cylinders: 12 Displacement: 4.942 Fuel: SP95 HP: 340 Gearbox: Manual 5 Exterior Color: White Interior Color: Tan 

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Mecum: Phoenix

Mecum: Phoenix

State Farm Stadium, 1 Cardinals Drive Glendale, AZ 85305 www.mecum.com

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Bonhams: Goodwood Members' Meeting
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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1000 Miglia

1000 Miglia

1000 Miglia is a global brand, combining the heritage of the most beautiful race in the world with a fun, sophisticated, inclusive and contemporary way of life. www.1000miglia.it

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Bonhams: The Tupelo Automobile Museum

PROFILE

Ferrari 512 S

In an attempt to produce the most competitive sportscar possible, Ferrari jumped back and forth between the two classes set after the 1968 rule changes by the sport's governing body. Prototypes were restricted by a three-litre displacement limit and a new class of limited production GT cars with a maximum displacement of five litres was created. To be homologated for …

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