EDITORIAL

No Event Quite Like This

Rétromobile 2017
No Event Quite Like This

With the annual Retromobile Show in Paris, the new season always starts on a high. This year was no exception with the hundreds of exhibitors once again bringing their very best, ranging from formidable collections of Formula 1 cars, the finest model cars to a superb line-up of ever impressive Group B rally racers. The five-day event not only attracts …

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TOP NEWS

London Classic Car Show

London Classic Car Show

Preview

The 2017 London Classic Car Show opens on February 23 at the ExCeL arena. Here is a selection of some of the cars you'll be able to see, from multi-million exotics to more mainstream motors. Sixty-six of the world’s most intriguing, unusual, exotic and genre-defining cars will come under the spotlight. Ranging from a 1904 British-built 9.6-litre Maudsley – the …

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Le Mans Mazda & Racy Porsches

Le Mans Mazda & Racy Porsches

Headlining Amelia Island Sale

Gooding & Company is parading a trio of unique racing-oriented machines across the block at this year’s Amelia Island auction on March 10, including a pair of rare Porsche 911s and a Mazda with Le Mans history. And no, before you potentially soil yourself, we must inform you that it’s not that Mazda, but it is probably about as close as a …

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Best Unconventional Wins

Best Unconventional Wins

In Motorsport History

Laurens Vanthoor made history by winning the FIA GT World Cup on his roof last year. But he’s not the only one to take an unconventional route to the chequered flag…  ___ Flying Finish Audi driver Laurens Vanthoor made history by becoming the first driver to win a race and a title on his roof last year, following a massive …

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Mecum’s Inaugural LA Auction

Mecum’s Inaugural LA Auction

These Are The Highlight Lots

Mecum Auctions will hold its inaugural Los Angeles auction in LA's The Fairplex Feb 17-18, 2017 with more than 600 vehicles on display. These are some of the highlights of the two-day sale. For more information, click here.   Preview Friday Lots Preview Saturday Lots Report by Mecum

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Engineering Aston Martin Spirit

Engineering Aston Martin Spirit

Post Vintage Engineers

Situated close to Leeds, UK, Post Vintage Engineers – Classic Aston Martin specialists, were formed in 1979. With over 37 years experience, the company covers all aspects of the famous British marque from 1950’s to present day models. With in-house workshops, paint room and trim shop Post Vintage provides a complete service for all Aston Martin needs. Post Vintage also offers a …

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Ferrari’s Biggest Engine Ever

Ferrari’s Biggest Engine Ever

Ferrari 712 Can Am

Few remember the 712 Can Am. Why should they? It never won a race and barely competed in two seasons of competition here in America. It does, however, have one thing going for it: the largest engine Ferrari ever built.  The 712 Can Am followed a pretty straightforward naming scheme. Can Am pointed out that the car ran in the …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Two Owners, Low Mileage

Two Owners, Low Mileage

Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz By Michel Kruch

Our fellow dealer Michel Kruch offers this stunning 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz. Over the years, the car had only two owners from new and has covered a mere 58,000 miles. The car is all original except for one repaint in 1982. It might be one of the best examples available. see more details Report by Michel Kruch

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Old No. 1

Old No. 1

Rondeau M378 By RMD bvba

When a 1972 rules change banned the Porsche 917, French manufacturer Matra won three Le Mans 24 Hours in a row, withdrawing after 1974. The 1975 race saw Cosworthpowered Gulf-Mirages and Lolas mix it up with Porsche Carreras. Then, two French entrepreneurs surfaced in 1976. Jean Rondeau, who had raced at Le Mans in 1972, ‘73 and ’75, and Peugeot …

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True Wing Muscle

True Wing Muscle

Plymouth Road Runner Superbird By RK Motors

Not only is this awesome Plymouth a highly exclusive wing car that sports just 29,768 miles, it also wears 100% original sheet metal, features a correct 440 6 BBL powertrain and sports a fresh white on black color combination. When you take a close look at this super clean coupe, it seems only fitting that the car’s entire 43 year …

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MARKET TRENDS

Hagerty Hot List

Hagerty Hot List

Future Collectibles

The age of driverless vehicles isn’t here yet, so which new 2017 vehicles are expected to one day join the ranks of fully drivable classic collectibles? According to the valuation experts at Hagerty, 10 vehicles in the 2017 production run by major worldwide automakers stand out as the likeliest to grow in value and appeal to classic car enthusiasts. “All …

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TOP CARS

1968 Jaguar XKE

1968 Jaguar XKE

1962 Jaguar XKE Series I

1962 Jaguar XKE Series I

1965 Alfa Romeo GTA 1600

1965 Alfa Romeo GTA 1600 "Corsa"

1952 Cooper Bristol T20 Mk1

1952 Cooper Bristol T20 Mk1

1959 Norton Manx 30M

1959 Norton Manx 30M

1969 Aston Martin DBS

1969 Aston Martin DBS

1966 Triumph TR4 A IRS

1966 Triumph TR4 A IRS

1997 Porsche 911 Turbo

1997 Porsche 911 Turbo

1964 Maserati Sebring Series I 2+2 coupe

1964 Maserati Sebring Series I 2+2 coupe

1995 Ferrari F50

1995 Ferrari F50

1928 Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 spider Zagato Tre Posti

1928 Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 spider Zagato Tre Posti

1968 Volvo

1968 Volvo

2004 Ferrari F430 Challenge

2004 Ferrari F430 Challenge "GT3"

1956 Volkswagen Oval Window Beetle

1956 Volkswagen Oval Window Beetle

1972 Porsche 911 2.4 E Coupé

1972 Porsche 911 2.4 E Coupé

1983 Ferrari BB 512i

1983 Ferrari BB 512i

1977 ALPINE A310 POISSON DIEPPOIS

1977 ALPINE A310 POISSON DIEPPOIS

1977 Aston Martin V8

1977 Aston Martin V8

2006 Aston Martin 4.3 V8 Vantage

2006 Aston Martin 4.3 V8 Vantage

1967 Shelby Cobra 427

1967 Shelby Cobra 427

1951 Jaguar XK

1951 Jaguar XK

1984 Lamborghini Countach LP 5000 S

1984 Lamborghini Countach LP 5000 S

1984 Ferrari 512 BBi

1984 Ferrari 512 BBi

1965 SUNBEAM TIGER MARK I

1965 SUNBEAM TIGER MARK I

2018 Ferrari 812 SuperFast

2018 Ferrari 812 SuperFast

1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA Stradale

1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA Stradale

1977 Porsche 2700 Coupe

1977 Porsche 2700 Coupe

1964 Mercedes 220 SE Convertible

1964 Mercedes 220 SE Convertible

1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S spider

1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S spider

2011 PORSCHE GT3 RS 4.0

2011 PORSCHE GT3 RS 4.0

1965 FORD GT40 Mk1

1965 FORD GT40 Mk1

2015 Porsche 991 GT3 RS

2015 Porsche 991 GT3 RS

2008 Ferrari 599 HGTE

2008 Ferrari 599 HGTE

1936 Riley 9/16 HP ´Big Four Special´

1936 Riley 9/16 HP ´Big Four Special´

1965 Jaguar E-Type SI 4.2 Roadster LHD

1965 Jaguar E-Type SI 4.2 Roadster LHD

1973 Alfa Romeo 2000

1973 Alfa Romeo 2000

1984 Porsche 911 Cabrio 3.2

1984 Porsche 911 Cabrio 3.2

1966 McLaren M1B

1966 McLaren M1B

1934 MG PA Single Seater Racer

1934 MG PA Single Seater Racer

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe

1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe

1961 Chevrolet Corvette C1 Roadster Restoration

1961 Chevrolet Corvette C1 Roadster Restoration

1959 Aston Martin DB MKIII

1959 Aston Martin DB MKIII

2007 Aston Martin N24

2007 Aston Martin N24

1967 Ford GT40 Mk III

1967 Ford GT40 Mk III

1989 BMW M3

1989 BMW M3

1988 TIGA GC288/9

1988 TIGA GC288/9

1966 FERRARI 330 GTC

1966 FERRARI 330 GTC

1993 PORSCHE 911 AMERICAN ROADSTER

1993 PORSCHE 911 AMERICAN ROADSTER

1983 Porsche 911 SC / RS 3.0

1983 Porsche 911 SC / RS 3.0

1958 AC ACECA

1958 AC ACECA

1931 BUGATTI TYPE 50

1931 BUGATTI TYPE 50

1990 SPICE SE 90C

1990 SPICE SE 90C

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1959 Aston Martin DB4 Series 1

1959 Aston Martin DB4 Series 1

1980 Porsche 911SC Coupe

1980 Porsche 911SC Coupe

1958 Jaguar XK150 S 3.4 Roadster

1958 Jaguar XK150 S 3.4 Roadster

1951 Jaguar XK120

1951 Jaguar XK120

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1966 Brands Hatch – Chris Irwin in his Brabham BT18 Ford-Cosworth on way to the pits, he finished 5th for team “The Chequered Flag”;

Photo by Kevin Day, UK - Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

The London Classic Car Show

The London Classic Car Show

Bringing together an international celebration of the very best dealers, manufacturers, car clubs and products it’s the perfect day out for all. www.thelondonclassiccarshow.co.uk

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Retro Classics

Retro Classics

Fantastic automotive legends from the four corners of the world with classic elegance await admirers of beautiful curves and hot engines. Start your classic car season at the central hub for driving culture and lifestyle, and discover the finest opulent classic car convention. Also on the starting line: NEO CLASSICS, Youngtimers, American cars, shows and interesting contemporary cars. www.retro-classics.de

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Bonhams: The Amelia Island Auction

Bonhams: The Amelia Island Auction

Fernandina Beach Golf Club www.bonhams.com/auctions/23850/  

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Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

When someone pointed out that the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance was entering its third decade last March time seemed to slow for a moment. We usually don’t have time to think about things like that. From here it all seems to have happened very quickly. I suppose time does fly when you’re having fun. And we are. www.ameliaconcours.org

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Mecum: Kansas City
Jarama-Classic

Jarama-Classic

www.peterauto.peter.fr

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29th Techno-Classica Essen

29th Techno-Classica Essen

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

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Terre di Canossa

Terre di Canossa

We are delighted to announce the 7th edition of the GP Terre di Canossa, which will take place from April 20th to 23th 2017,  across Emilia, Liguria and Tuscany. www.granpremioterredicanossa.it

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PROFILE

Built By The Exclusive Department

Porsche 911 (993) Turbo Cabriolet
Built By The Exclusive Department

At the 1994 Geneva Motor Show, Porsche had revealed the Cabriolet version of the latest 911, known internally as the 993. Its classically elegant design was immediately recognised by Porsche's distributor in Munich, Kaspar Haberl. He did feel the new 911 Cabriolet could do with a little more power than produced by the naturally aspirated flat six offered in the …

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