EDITORIAL

Techno Classica 2017

First Impressions

Techno Classica 2017

  Every year in early April, the city of Essen in Western Germany becomes the Mecca for classic car enthusiasts. This year, the Techno Classica Essen takes places April 5-9, 2017. Many car companies use this occasion to present their "new old trends" and a great selection of dealers from all over the world will be present to show their …

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TOP NEWS

Coming Home

Coming Home

Jaguar E-Type Reborn

Described as ‘The most beautiful car ever made’ by Enzo Ferrari, the Jaguar E‑type epitomised the glamour and excitement of the swinging 60s. Nearly 60 years on, the Jaguar E‑type Reborn programme will see Series 1 E‑types restored to their original specification for future generations of enthusiasts and collectors to buy directly from Jaguar Classic. As The 60s Swung, The E-Type …

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Best Of Both Worlds

Best Of Both Worlds

Volkswagen At Techno Classica

The world's biggest show for classic automobiles is opening its doors: at the Techno Classica, which is being held from 5 until 9 April in Essen, Volkswagen Classic is presenting two different themes on one stand this year. ‘Driven by the future' is showcasing prototypes and small-scale production runs of vehicles with electric drive systems. The exhibits, some of which …

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Confidence In Color

Confidence In Color

Porsche About Getting The Right Tone

With Porsche, life is not just fast but colourful, too – hardly any other car manufacturer has shown as much confidence with colour. And the chameleon-like quality of the 911 has also spread to other models. In short, the 911 simply looks good in everything. Whether pure white, refined black or strident yellow. Cheeky orange or rich green, blazing red …

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Highlights At Spring Classics

Highlights At Spring Classics

Coys’ Easter Auction

The auction "Spring Classic", occurring in central London on 12th April, is now available online. Coys offers 70 well preserved historic oldtimers, which will find new owners in the larger of the Royal Horticultural Halls. Feel free to join them a week before easter holidays in central London as a little foretaste. For further information visit the homepage www.coys.co.uk.   1967 Aston …

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Jarama-Classic

Jarama-Classic

Great Season Kick Off

Now in its second year Jarama-Classic has become a not-to-be-missed rendezvous on the Peter Auto historic race calendar. The event looks like it has a great future as proved by the 10 000 spectators who flocked to the circuit this weekend. What better destination than Spain to kick off the 2017 season? The blazing sun that smiled on the Spanish …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Restored Series I

Restored Series I

Jaguar E-Type By E&R Classics

The Jaguar E-Type S1 3.8 coupe was introduced on the Autosalon of Geneve in 1961. This 1963 coupe is really magnificently restored. The car has Opalescent Golden Sand paint with tan interior, which makes this car look fabulous. This Jaguar has the powerful 3.8 ltr, 6 cyl engine and manual gearbox. So a car in a marvelous colourcombination and a …

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Fabolous Fleetwood-Bodied

Fabolous Fleetwood-Bodied

Cadillac Model 355 By Hyman Classic Cars

Cadillac’s venerable model 355 was heavily reworked for the 1934/35 model year. Starting from the ground up with an all new chassis that featured so-called “Knee Action” independent front suspension, the 355-D received a fresh new look thanks to totally reworked styling. The chassis was now fully concealed beneath the curvaceous new body and the car elegantly proportioned with a …

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Open-Top Beauty

Open-Top Beauty

Mercedes 220 SE Cabriolet By Klatt Oldtimer

Starting from September 1958, Mercedes offered the 220 SE “Ponton” as a convertible. Only 1,112 of these were produced. The offered car has been extensively restored between 1989 and 1991 including an engine swap to a M180 IV with 95hp and 2,195ccm. The car presents itself in a very good state and is ready to roll. Invoices for the restoration are …

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MARKET TRENDS

Alfa Spiders

Alfa Spiders

Should They Be Worth More?

In 1965, Alfa Romeo was faced with replacing the 10-year-old Giulietta models. The iconic 1954 Sprint coupe and 1955 Spider were modern, yet timeless, so there was much at stake. Pininfarina foreshadowed the Duetto with a bubble top concept at the 1961 Turin show, but the spider didn’t appear until Geneva in 1966. Road & Track scorned the scalloped sides …

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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

1968 Hockenheim, ADAC Preis von Baden-Württemberg – Giulio Borsari works on Derek Bell's Ferrari Dino 166 V6 who finished 3rd in the race.

Photos by Karl F. Blöchle, CH - Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

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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Coys: Spring Classics

Coys: Spring Classics


An Important Auction of Fine Historic Automobiles www.coys.co.uk

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L'Impérial

L'Impérial


10 years of savoir-faire - An authentic experience in some of the world’s most beautiful locations. www.imperial-rallye.com

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Mecum: Indy

Mecum: Indy


Indiana State Fairgrounds 1202 E 38th Street Indianapolis, IN 46205 www.mecum.com

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Bonhams: The Aston Martin Works Sale
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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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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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

One Of Three

Lotus Esprit GT1

One Of Three

For the 1996 season, Lotus decided to step up to the GT1 class. This move coincided with the launch of the the new V8-engined Esprit road car, which was a much more suitable base than the earlier four-cylinder equipped Esprits used with some success in GT3 and GT2. To develop the new racing car, a separate entity, Lotus GT1 Engineering, …

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