EDITORIAL

10 Cinematic Masterpieces

Where The Car Is The Star
10 Cinematic Masterpieces

The 89th Academy Awards on Sunday are a reminder of how many great performances are not even nominated for an Oscar. For those of us who watch films largely – or even or solely – for the cars on display, here is a biased, subjective and completely partial selection of cinematic masterpieces in which the car really is the star. So, …

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TOP NEWS

Renault Alpine A110

Renault Alpine A110

This Is The Production Car

Ahead of the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, Alpine has published the first official images of the A110. This is the first new car from Alpine in many years, and it comes with the same name as its grandfather, the “A110 Berlinette.” The French brand has gone full retro with this, and even painted the first production-specification model in its signature …

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Celebrating Daytona

Celebrating Daytona

These Are A Hommage To The Track

On Feb. 26, Kurt Busch won the 59th running of NASCAR’s Daytona 500 with a spectacular last-lap pass. The 500, NASCAR’s marquee event, kicks off the racing season in late winter. But Daytona International Speedway hosts plenty of other races, including the 24-hour endurance race and several for motorcycles. As one of the most famous tracks in the world, it …

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Orin Smith Collection

Orin Smith Collection

Full Day Extra At Amelia Island

Orin Smith was known as a consummate collector of fine automobiles, a man of means with an eye for beauty and a flair for living life to the fullest. During 20 years of collecting and restoring classic cars, and compiling an enviable assortment of concours trophies, Smith gathered together a large and carefully curated group of impressive vehicles, many of …

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McQueen Vs. Newman

McQueen Vs. Newman

Who Was The Better Racer?

If you look at the original poster for The Towering ­Inferno you will see Paul Newman’s name above that of Steve McQueen, but McQueen’s image to the left of Newman’s. This did not happen by chance: in the sole major film the two biggest stars of the Seventies appeared in together, it was the only way that equal billing could …

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First Love Brought Back

First Love Brought Back

Andrew & His 356

On the way to my interview with Andrew Gunn, I experience for the first time what a heaven on earth Andrew has made for himself here. We are driving up a steep mountain road, between lush, green grass and apple blossom. It is the first spring day in South Africa. In the valley below, the sun is getting stronger, warming …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Original Interior

Original Interior

300SL By HK Engineering

This beautiful Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé was delivered new to New York, USA on 26th of June 1956. Since that time, the car passed through only three known owners before it went to Germany. It still wears it`s original interior. Commissioned by the last owner HK-ENGINEERING revised the mechanical system. The SL is finished in the same colour combination as …

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Early De Tomaso Pantera

Early De Tomaso Pantera

By Albers Sportscars & Classics

Albers Sportscars & Classics is delighted to offer this stunning red De Tomaso Pantera with a powerful 5.7L V8 engine. The shiny red exterior of the car is compemented with original chrome wheels, the interior of the car sports black vinyl leather seats and a dashboard is in a very good condition. All original clocks and counters are present. The technique of this …

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MARKET TRENDS

Auction Recap

Auction Recap

Two Trends In The Market

Expensive inventory was sluggish during January’s Scottsdale Auction Week, the first global collector car market event of 2017. But mainstream offerings were bright enough (and abundant enough) to push overall totals above last year’s falling tally. Buyers at the lower end of the market were active while collectors at the upper reaches largely sat on the sidelines. A month later …

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TOP CARS

1968 Jaguar XKE

1968 Jaguar XKE

1963 Ferrari 330

1963 Ferrari 330

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

1953 Fiat 1100 tipo 103 ex-Mille Miglia

1953 Fiat 1100 tipo 103 ex-Mille Miglia

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

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1980 Mugello, 6 ore di Mugello – Carlo Facetti at full speed in the Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo-Dallara he shared with Martino Finotto on way to 5th place, the race was won by Ricardo Patrese and Eddie Cheever in an identical car.

© Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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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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Goodwood Members’ Meeting

Goodwood Members’ Meeting

Members’ Meeting recreates the atmosphere and camaraderie of the original BARC Meetings held at Goodwood through the 1950s and 1960s. www.goodwood.com  

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Goodwood Members' Meeting Sale
Mecum: Houston
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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Tour Auto Optic 2000

Tour Auto Optic 2000

The 26th Tour Auto Optic 2ooo will take place from 24th to 30th April 2017 and Peter Auto has come up with a new route for the 230 entrants. After the traditional exhibition under the glass dome of the Grand Palais in Paris, the cars will set off for Brittany for the first time in the history of the event. …

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Keels & Wheels

Keels & Wheels

Keels & Wheels established itself among the nations top concours events while in pursuit of multiple goals. www.keels-wheels.com

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PROFILE

Last Of The Air-Cooled Turbos

Porsche 911 993 Turbo S
Last Of The Air-Cooled Turbos

At the 1995 Geneva Motor Show, Porsche completed the new Type 993 line-up of the iconic 911 model with the launch of the Turbo version. Like its naturally aspirated counterparts, it was a substantial evolution of the 964 generation of the 911. The new 911 Turbo also incorporated lessons learned with the development of the 959 supercar of the mid-1980s. …

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