The Tour Auto Optic 2000 will take place from 29th April to 4th May 2019. It will start from the Grand Palais (Paris) to finish in Deauville via five legs. In keeping with tradition, the 2019 Tour Auto Optic 2000 will begin on Monday 29th April with a not-to-be missed day when the cars taking part will be on display in the Grand Palais (Paris). The next day, the 240 competitors (competition and regularity) will leave the capital for five days of competition on 4 circuits (Dijon-Prenois, Magny-Cours, Charade, Le Mans) and 10 special stages.

Every year the route of the Tour Auto Optic 2000 is changed, and in 2019 it will include Dijon, Lyon, Vichy and Tours. The chequered flag will be waved on Saturday 4th May on the evening of the last leg in Deauville. The detailed route will be revealed on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.

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Mecum Phoenix Auction Results

Mecum Phoenix Auction Results

Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector-car auction company, hosted its first-ever Phoenix-area classic and collector car auction this March at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona and featured an estimated 1,250 cars.   Because of the high demand, Mecum expended the Phoenix Car Auction twice. So it's not surprising that the auction results are a great success. Here are the auction results …

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Spotlight On Affordable Italian Beauties At Cristiano Luzzago

Spotlight On Affordable Italian Beauties At Cristiano Luzzago

Our partner Cristiano Luzzago offers a great selection of affordable italian beauties. 1968 ALFA ROMEO GT JUNIOR 1300 SCALINO: Original italian car, always very well maintained and preserved as a collection car, FIVA and ASI gold plate homologations, engine totally rebuilt in 2008, mechanically very good, very reliable and ready for use. 

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Ferrari Monza SP1 Wins IF Gold Award

Ferrari Monza SP1 Wins IF Gold Award

The Ferrari Monza SP1 received the most prestigious award at the iF Design Awards 2019 ceremony held in Munich. In presenting the Gold Award, the jury praised the minimalist and elegant line of the forerunner in a new concept of cars, known as “Icona”, unveiled in a special limited Prancing Horse series. The Ferrari Monza SP1, like the two-seater SP2, …

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Derek Bell Collection By Grand Prix Originals

Derek Bell Collection By Grand Prix Originals

Derek Bell. Motor sport legend. He began his career in 1964 in a Lotus Seven in Great Britain, a year after changed to British Formula 3 and then in 1968 moved on to the European Formula 2 Championships. It was later an offer from Ferrari that brought him to the Formula 1. His real love, though, was reserved for sports …

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Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance 2019

Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance 2019

Owners of classic cars and vintage wooden or classic glass boats are encouraged to join Keels and Wheels this year to share their beautiful treasures at the show. The Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance is by invitation only.  The Selection Committees invites those entries that they feel best exemplify the annual theme and class structure.  Several factors are taken into …

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Bugatti Baby Reborn: A 110th Surprise Birthday Present

Bugatti Baby Reborn: A 110th Surprise Birthday Present

500 limited-edition junior Bugatti cars built to celebrate the brand’s 110th anniversary. The car that brought Automobiles Ettore Bugatti to fame in the 1920s, the Bugatti Type 35, is generally acknowledged as the most successful racing car of all time. During its long career it won around 2,000 professional and amateur races, averaging more than fourteen per week at its …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1995 Porsche 993 RS By Taylor & Crawley

1995 Porsche 993 RS By Taylor & Crawley

Based on the previous 964 but with a new rear suspension set up, six speed gearbox and an aerodynamically improved body. The new all alloy multi-link suspension made the notoriously tail happy 911 more stable, particularly when lifting off mid-corner and also improved the ride quality. The 3.6 litre M64 engine was a development of the unit employed in the …

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1995 Ferrari F50 By Copley Motorcars

1995 Ferrari F50 By Copley Motorcars

1995 Ferrari F50, S/N ZFFTA46B000103114, 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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1965 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Series 1 FHC By Albion Motorcars

1965 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Series 1 FHC By Albion Motorcars

Most people will agree if we say that the Coupé (or FHC) version of the E-Type Series 1 is one of the most beautiful automotive designs ever made. It is unbelievable that the design of this iconic car was conceived in two weeks, and that sir William Lyons was not very sure that it would appeal to the typical Jaguar …

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1988 Porsche 911 Turbo By Canepa

1988 Porsche 911 Turbo By Canepa

Revealed to the world in 1974 at the Paris Auto Show, the concept Porsche 911 Turbo sparked a turbo street car era and was the beginning of what would span a long 15-year production run from 1975 to 1989. With Porsche taking their motorsports experience and applying it to their street car, the 911 Turbo became the turbo-boosted hot rod …

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1934 Bentley 3.5-Liter Derby Drop Head Convertible by Grand Prix Classics

1934 Bentley 3.5-Liter Derby Drop Head Convertible by Grand Prix Classics

A beautiful example of a Park Ward Coach built Derby 3.5 Liter Bentley. Striking in its colors of silver over navy exterior with navy blue leather, and light grey carpets with a navy-blue top. Only 1,177 3.5 Liter cars were built and of those, an even smaller amount were the beautiful Park Ward coach built Drophead Convertibles. Winner of several …

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2016 Porsche Cayman GT 4 By SSR Classic

2016 Porsche Cayman GT 4 By SSR Classic

SSR Classics is offering this stunning Porsche Cayman GT 4.   Delivery new in July 2016 Black / Black colour combination Kit Club Sport Ceramic brakes Backet seats complet PCM with navigation system Mobile phone modul Sound plus A/C Automatic Kit inside ilumination Rain sensor Click here to read more about the car!

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Mecum: Houston

Mecum: Houston

NRG Center One NRG Park Houston, TX 77054 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

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The McLaren Senna GTR

Just twelve months after it was revealed as a concept car at the Geneva International Motor Show, the McLaren Senna GTR is revealed as a fully-fledged track machine - uncompromised, unconstrained and unshackled by road or racing regulations. McLaren Automotive's most track-focused Ultimate Series car has evolved in key areas to deliver on its promise of hypercar power and accessible …

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