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PROFILED: '55 ALFA 1900 SS ZAGATO, '74 FERRARI 246 GTS DINO, '56 MASERATI 0 0 A6G2000, '60 HEALEY 3000 BN7, "58 PORSCHE SPEEDSTER, '32 FORD STREET ROD 41 ,. kri■e 0 0 0. 1110.e  — • , • i0 :it? cOcy- ,Ck '74470 '91750 s" -  ••••samer- tp,,,,  *". , t. ''' kr •  a.  ,  ti  ,fty.,  • , n ar;  8 , ) 4  . fror-ip. 4 ,`,41, / 5  iti, 7 Vi Vixen 100 Glic(ip -6. '1/5 0/0 ---'1,2 dot" C, 011(01-44,1,<*:o kdooro' of *,•131.,5 000 . 50b "Inrogolinol;c" Gobro (q)(11-,: of 2 ,1!,000 - And olt 7:fryi 1)00 G1-4 tOt-i tile ii i /01 „ • ...-.,‘ -r ,.


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RNI AUCTIONS, INC VINTAGE MOTOR CARS at Meadow Brook Hall AUGUST 4, 2 001 A SELECTION OF LAST YEARS HIGHLIGHTS "4""""" .411P1A1* =1 1933 Duesenberg Model SJ "The Mudd Coupe" Sold for $1,210,000 101111101.M 1 4 1938 Bugatti Type 57C Aravis  Sold for $1,100,000  1929 Duesenberg Model J Murphy Convertible  Sold for $550,000  1961 Ferrari 250GT PF Cab!! Sold for $137,500 CONSIGNMENT 13c MARKET EVALUATIONS: David Gooding, President & CEO (866) 762-8284 david@rmauctions.com Jack Boxstrom (613) 476-9132 jack@rmauctions.com Mike Fairbaim (800) 211-4371 mike@rmauctions.com Ian Kelleher (866) 762-8284 ian@rmauctions.com Rob Myers (800) 211-4371 rob@rmauctions.com Dennis Nicotra (203) 397-0734 dennis@rmauctions.com Dan Warrener (800) 211-4371 dan@rmauctions.com CATALOG REQUESTS, BIDDER REGISTRATION 8c SALES INFORMATION: 1 . 800 . 211 . 4371 www.rmauctions.com 9300 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 550, Beverly Hills CA, 90212 tel: (310) 246-9880 fax: (310) 246-9744 PASSPORT TR Al  P: T Oreeirogich Time DAIMLER CHRYSLER CR  MEI KiGERN' 030 L EFTBID.com hid live online!


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RIVI AUCTIONS, IN C 214da P99 ctioltc * .1 AT THE WALDORF SEPTEMBER 22, 2001 A SELECTION OF LAST YEARS HIGHLIGHTS 1953 Ferrari 250MM Coupe Sold for $1,100,000 1938 Delahaye 135MS Sport Roadster by deVillars  Sold for $649,000  1929 Stutz Model M Supercharged Coupe  Sold for $316,800  1997 Ferrari F50 Barchetta Sold for $687,500 CONSIGNMENT & MARKET EVALUATIONS: David Gooding, President & CEO (866) 762-8284 david@rmauctions.com Jack Boxstrom (613) 476-9132 jack@rmauctions.com Mike Fairbairn (800) 211-4371 mike@rmauctions.com Ian Kelleher (866) 762-8284 ian@rmauctions.com Rob Myers (800) 211-4371 rob@rmauctions.com Dennis Nicotra (203) 397-0734 dennis@rmauctions.com Dan Warrener (800) 211-4371 dan@rmauctions.com CATALOG REQUESTS, BIDDER REGISTRATION & SALES INFORMATION: 1 . 800 . 211 . 4371 www.rmauctions.com 9300 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 550, Beverly Hills CA, 90212 tel: (310) 246-9880 fax: (310) 246-9744 PASSPORT TRANSPORT Greenwicb Ttme DAIMLER CHRYSLER dR.  1111AGERCY LEFTBID.com bid live online!


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Sports Car Markep#f April 2001 Mini-Profiles 21 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900 SS Zagato $217K Means SSZs are on the Move. 24 1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS The Prince of Cars Brings $85K. 28 1956 Maserati Tipo A6G2000 Chop Job, Vintage Style.  60 1960 Austin Healey 3000 BN7 E - type Money for a Big Healey. 64 1958 Porsche 356A Speedster Seinfeld's Porsche No Joke at $93K. 68 1932 Ford Street Rod Roadster Cheap Thrills at $23K. 34 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale, AZ 57 RM Auctions Phoenix, AZ Columns 6 Shifting Gears Keith Martin 9 News, Previews & Gossip Cindy Banzer 16 The Wrenching Truth Rennwerke Porsche Technicians Bill Neill - 18 Ask Mr. Kerb Screaming Chicken or Small-Bore Bimmer? Michael Duffey - 19 Bike Buys The Italian Godzilla - 1982 Laverda Jota Bill Neill - 20 Motobilia - Tiny Car, Colossal Price Carl Bomstead 25 Sheehan Speaks Close Doesn't Count Michael Sheehan - 59 The Appraiser's Corner Ferrari 330 GTC in Bits Steve Cram - 61 The English Patient Gary Anderson 65 Porsche Gesprach Jim Schrager - Carl Bomstead Departments 10 Auction Calendar 12 Comments With Your Renewals 14 You Write, We Read 19 Four-Wheeled Conundrums - Ferraris Driven Daily 20 Mystery Photo 27 Collecting Thoughts- A Brit in the Desert 31 Book Reviews 32 Affordable Classics - 1991 - - 94 Alfa 2000 Spider 32 The Twenty Year Picture Gullwing, Bentley Continental and GTC 67 Mystery Photo Answers 67 Vintage Rally Calendar 71 Display Advertiser's Index - - Did I Pay Too Much? Spotting a Real RS  76 eWatch $15K For an 8-foot Ford Sign 34 On-Site Market Reports 57 34 SPORTS CAR MARKET Editor & Publisher: Keith Martin Managing Editor: Cindy Banzer Art Director: Scott Abts Editorial Manager: Brian Rabold Research & Copy Editor: Bill Neill Office Manager: Cora Milhollin Subscriptions: Andrea Cole Auction Editor: Dave Brownell Head Auction Reporter: Dave Kinney Contributing Editors: Gary Anderson Carl Bomstead Michael Duffey Alexander Leventhal Jim Schrager Auction Reporters: John Apen, Chip Baldoni, B. Mitchell Carlson, Haig Haleblian, Gary Hoisington, Richard Hudson- Evans, Bob LeFlufy, Phil Skinner Contributors: Pat Braden, Steve Dorsey, Keith Duly, Glenn Herz, Raymond Milo, Steve Serio, Michael Sheehan, Tom Young European Correspondents: Giuseppe Tomasetti, Jurgen End Consultant: Ken Shaff For advertising information, call Scott Abts, 5031261-0555; fax 5031252-5854, artdir@sportscarmarket.com . For subscription information, call Cora at 5031261-0555; fax 5031252-5854, service@sportscarmarket.com The information in Sports Car Market magazine is compiled from a variety of reliable sources. However, we must disclaim and deny any responsibility or liability for the timeliness, use, interpretation, accuracy, and completeness of the information presented. All material, data, formats and intellectual concepts in this issue copyright 2001 by the Alfa Romeo Exchange, dba Sports Car Market magazine, in this format and any other used by Sports Car Market magazine. Copyright registered with the United States copyright office. SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION Sports Car Market magazine (ISSN #10771751) is published monthly by Keith Martin Publications, PO Box 16103, Portland OR 97292. Periodicals postage paid at Portland, OR and additional entries. Subscription rates are $48 for 12 monthly issues in the US, $68 Canada/Mexico, Europe $78, Asia/Africa/Middle East $88. Subscriptions are payable in advance in US currency. Make checks to: Sports Car Market. Visa/MC accepted. For instant subscription, call 24hours 800/289-2819, 503/252-5812; fax 503/252-5854. POSTMASTER Send address changes to Sports Car Market PO Box 16130, Portland OR 97292 CPC IPM Sales Agreement No. 1296205 Classifieds 22 Alfa Romeo 26 Ferrari 29 Etceterini & Everything Else 30 Vintage Race Cars 62 English 66 German 69 American 70 Resource Directory 72 Classified Order Form 76 Showcase Gallery


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CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS Exceptional Motor Cars on Rodeo A PART OF THE CALIFORNIA CLASSIC BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA 17 JUNE 2001 V Christie's International Motor Cars currently invites consignments to our June auction, which will take place on Rodeo Drive, one of the most exclusive and glamorous addresses in the world. The motor cars will be on view June 16th and 17th. The auction will commence at 6:30pm on Sunday, June 17 immediately following the Concours. If you are considering the sale of an exceptional car, our worldwide specialists would be pleased to provide you with an up-to-date market estimate and consignment details. NEW YORK Miles Morris BEVERLY HILLS Malcolm Welford Tel: 212 636 2277 Tel: 310 385 2699 LONDON Rupert Banner BRUSSELS Philip Kantor Tel: 44 (0)20 7389 2851 Te1:32 (0)476 879 471 Fax: 203 341 9849 Fax: 310 385 5875 Fax: 44 (0)20 7627 8917 Fax:32 (0)2 513 3279 www.christies.com


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Shifting Gears by Keith Martin Skinned-Knuckle Diagnostics W e of the Boomer generation grew up sneaking J.C. Whitney and Warshawsky catalogs onto our desks during biology lectures. Figuring out how to afford trick, high-compression, .040-inch oversize pistons and rings for our Bug Eye Sprites was a daily topic of discussion. Tinkering with cars was our lifestyle. There was all sorts of wonderful mechanical wizardry to decipher, including the mysteries of adjusting distributor points, gapping plugs and setting the static engine timing with a 12volt light bulb connected to two pieces of lamp cord. At the tender age of 16, there was something terrifying and magical about leaning over a four-cylinder, Weber-equipped 1300 Alfa engine and revving it to 6,000 rpm while watching the strobe light search for the maximum advance mark etched on the flywheel. The wind from the fan, the sound of the four carburetor throats sucking air and the urgent sense of restless energy conveyed by the engine combined to form a powerful gearhead narcotic. We learned to undercut generator armatures and install new brushes, to sand the points on voltage regulators and rebuild brake master cylinders. Whereas today the Ferrari or the Alfa just saunter off to the shop with a long list ("just keep fixing things until you reach my Visa card limit"), in the early '60s time was more plentiful than money, and a day spent decoding the confusing diagrams accompanying a Solex carburetor rebuild kit was time well spent. Today's children don't have our affection for motor cars, nor should they, given the era they were born into. We are the last generation to troubleshoot with skinned knuckles instead of computer printouts, they are the first generation to grow up with more PCs than toasters in their homes. Cars today, more efficient than ever, require almost nothing from their owners and customization has taken some strange twists and turns. I confess to bemusement when confronted by slammed rice-burners with big exhausts and twinkling lights attached to the inside rear-view mirrors. But as a '60s sports car fanatic, I never understood low-riders and hot rods either. Let's jump forward a decade. The nascent power outages on the West Coast are just the precursor of challenging times ahead. Vehicle ownership and use will become more of a privilege than a right, and we predict that a combination of increased environmental concerns and a new, younger bureaucracy not nearly so attuned to cars (who will replace long-time enthusiast Dick Merritt at the DOT when he retires?) will create a situation far less friendly to our noisy, polluting old playthings. Recall that at the turn of the last  spective. Today, when horses are in a parade, the obligatory motorized cart manned by pooper-scooper wielding clowns are right behind. Will it really be so different for our old cars in twenty years? California has already reneged on its rolling exemption concerning emissions requirements for vehicles more than twenty years old; in Oregon, any car built after 1974 has to pass emission requirements with no upper limit on the amount the owner may have to spend to bring one into compliance. (A call to our DMV asking about controlling the exorbitant costs of smogging a vehicle will often elicit the following sotto voce response, "Can't you register it outside the mandatory testing area?"). SCMhas no philosophical problem with the tradeoffs required by an increasingly urbanized society that is trying to make wise use of diminishing resources. Few of us shoot deer for the dinner table from our bedroom windows any longer, or collect breakfast eggs from the henhouse outside the back door. In an ideal world, if we had to pay $1,000 a year as a "pollutant tax" on an old Ferrari, that money would go to subsidize creative mass transit or hybrid cars. At this moment, there are more classic sports cars that are roadworthy than at any point in history. When automotive historians of the 22nd century look back on 2001, without doubt they will be filled with envy at our era when vintage cars could simply be fired up and taken out on the road, and driven just as long and as far as the driver wanted to go. As we baby boomers begin to enter our golden years (my invitation to join AARP arrived last month; I angrily discarded it, but only after checking to see if the New England 1000 or Monterey Historics were offering senior discounts), we are creating ever more ways to put our old cars on the road. We have the cars, we can create the venues, we must make the time. These are the good old days. On the Cover A romance-laced confection consisting of equal parts of spring-time Italy, a Ferrari Dino and two young lovers graces our cover this month. Created by English artist Alan Fearnley, it's titled "Ciao." The painting is one of a group of eleven Fearnley has produced called the Classic Collection, each featuring a different classic car, including a Bentley, Alfa Romeo, Jaguar XK 120 and XKE. The paintings in the Classic Collection are not historical, but rather represent the emotional feeling from a moment in time. For "Ciao," imagine the year 1974, a young man driving his new Dino, and visiting his Juliet in Verona. ED., circa 1968, u.smg special tool #2x4x6 for Alfa engine removal.  century, horses were commonplace in downtown areas. Their visible 1 pollutants are staggering, both from a volumetric and olfactory per- I The original oil painting, created in 1996, belongs to a private collector in Italy. Lithograph prints, from an edition of 500 printed on archival paper, are available for $175. The image size is 20 x 15 inches, and the entire print measures 26 x 20 inches. This edition is nearly sold out. Con- tact Steve Austin's Automobilia in Beaverton, Oregon, at 800/4528434, fax 503/643-1302, www.steveaustinsautomobilia.com .• Sports Car Market


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Sugar Grove, Illinois 9 June 2001 , or c o  lanes Motorcycles & Fine At Aurora U.S. MAIL 1931 Pitcairn PA 8 Ex Steve McQueen &Ii A FINE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF HISTORIC AIRCRAFT AND CLASSIC '50s AND '60s AMERICAN COLLECTORS' MOTOR CARS. All have been kept in ideal storage conditions and are offered for sale by an enthusiast private collector. The sale also includes approximately 300 lots of Automobilia and Collectibles from the 'Brass Car' era. Entries illustrated above 1951 Nash Rambler Convertible Custom "Airflyte" from the 1950s Superman Television series as driven by Lois Lane - 1959 De Soto Firedome Sportsman - 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 Skyline Retractable - 1941 Cadillac Limousine For further information please contact. Head Office - Mark Osborne T +1 415 391 4000 F +1 415 391 4040 E-mail mosborne@bonhams.com Northeast - Jonathan Stein Tel/fax +1 610 779 9710 Southwest - Christine Eisenburg T +1 949 566 9836 F +1 949 566 9835 Northwest - Tom Black T +1 503 239 0227 F +1 503 231 0788 UK Office - Malcolm Barber T +44 20 7393 3822 F +44 20 7393 3915 www.bonhams.com/cars 1953 Cadillac Eldorado two-door Convertible Catalogues will be available May priced $30 +p&p please call +1 415 391 4000 1956 Chevrolet Corvette USA  Bonhams and Brooks Inc  500 Sutter Street  UK Bonhams and Brooks Ltd Montpelier Street Union Square, San Francisco Knightsbridge, London SW7 1HH California 94102  United Kingdom T:+1 (415) 391 4000 F:+1 (415) 391 4040 T:+44 (0) 20 7393 3900 F:+44 (0) 20 7393 3905 Europe Bonhams and Brooks Europe S.A. 10 Rue Blavignac 1227 Carouge-Geneva Switzerland T:+41 (0) 22 300 3160 F:+41 (0) 22 300 3035 Australia Brooks Goodman Pty Ltd 7 Anderson Street, Double Bay Sydney, New South Wales Australia 2028 T:+61 (02) 9327 7311 F:+61 (02) 9327 2917 BONHAMS &BROOKS


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Invented for you Prized by pilots, the I'm XX's ingenious "fly-back" function simplifies command of the chronograph hand. The TYPE XX chronograph has a doubly prestigious heritage. It is true to The Breguet spirit contributed to man's conquest of the skies through aircraft such as the Breguet "Point dinterrogation", designed by Louis Breguet. the inventive spirit of Abraham-Louis Breguet, the greatest watchmaker ever known. It is imbued also with the exploits of his descendant, Louis Breguet, one of the great pioneers of aviation. Long the exclusive property of the French air forces, this legendary chronograph is now available as a civilian instrument, perfectly timed for you. The Tim Xi movement. Since the nineteen thirties, Breguet has supplied aviators with increasingly sophisticated , chronographs. Type )0( TRANSATIANTIQUE in steel. Also available in yellow, white and rose gold or in platinum and with a leather strap. EXTRAORDINARY WATCHES (310) 470-1388 • (888) 9-WESTIME Website: www.westimewatches.com Westside Pavilion - Third Floor 10800W. Pico Blvd., #385 Los Angeles, CA 90064 Breguet LLC Sole Distributor for the USA, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. For further information please call, 1-888-BREGUET or 1-888-273-4838. Visit BREGUET at www.breguet.com


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News, Previews & GOSSIP E-mail: cbanzer© sportscarmarket.com FAX: 503/ 252-5854 awarded in the 1930s to Grand Prix drivers Tazio Nuvolari and Bernd Rosemeyer, as well as other racing memorabilia. www,sothebys.com . On 4/23/01, Bonhams & Brooks SCM Events -'Steve Austin says, "Hurry, there are just eight spaces left!" Join Keith Martin and Cindy Banzer, 9/12/01, at the Goodwood Revival Historic Race Meeting fora "10-day Motorhead's Dream Tour to England." Included are the Goodwood races and the Bonhams & Brooks Auction, visits to Formula 1 workshop at Silverstone, private tours of the Jaguar and Morgan factories, visits to Lord Beaulieu's Collection, the Grand Prix Museum at the Castle Donington circuit, talks on car values, private guidance through the auction, insider's gossip and more. www.steve austinsgreatvacations.com , ph) 800/4528434 (OR). Events VThe MG Car Club Central Jersey Centre will host their 10th annual "Britfest," on 5/5/01 in Succasunna, NJ, which is open to all British marques, with automobile tech sessions, vendors and guest speakers. Contact Charles Tregidgo, ph) 201/796-8648 (days), 201/ 796-5445 (evenings) (NJ). The 16th annual British Motorcar Day will occur on 5/12/01 in Braselton, GA. This charity event benefits the Shriners children's hospital, and entries and sponsors are still being accepted. Contact Ken Yoke son, ph) 770/804-9380 (GA). V "Cars & Guitars of Rock Roll," an exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of rock music, will show at Petersen Automotive Museum 6/15-12/31/01 in Los Angeles. www.petersen.org , ph) 323/930CARS (CA). VThe 51st annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance will be held 8/19/01 at the Pebble Beach Resorts, with vintage Bentley and the latest concept car designs on display. Tickets are $100, available only in advance. www.pebblebeach concours.net , ph) 831/659-0663, fax) 831/ 659-1822 (CA). V Sotheby's and Fine Arts Brokerage.com , on 4/5-19/01, will auction on-line the Vanderbilt Trophy, Auctions April, 2001  hosts the Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia sale at the Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon, England, with a 1914 Rolls-Royce 40 and a 1926 Bentley 3-Litre Four-Seat Tourer for sale. www.bonhams.com , ph) 020/7393-3900, fax) 020/7393-3905 (UK). Christie's will host the 6th annual Exceptional Motor Cars at the Lyndhurst Property, Tarrytown, NY, on 4/28/01, including the "Be-Bop Bentley," and a 1926 Rolls-Royce previously owned by Barbra Streisand. Contact the Car Department, ph) 310/385-2699 (CA), www.christies.com . Gregor Fisken is now a supporter of the Historic Motor Racing News 2001 Gentleman Drivers series, which will occur 5/19-20/01, 7/28-29/01 and 9/29-30/ 01. Ph) 020/7584-3503, 020/7584-3253, fax) 020/7584-7403 (UK), cars@gregor fisken.com , www.gregorfisken.com . Barrett-Jackson will hold an auc- tion at Petersen Automotive Museum in L.A., 6/15-16/01, as part of the 4th Annual California Classic. The focus will be on hot rods, woodies, '50s convertibles and Muscle cars. www.barrett-jackson.com , ph)4 0/421-6694, fax) 480/421-6697 (AZ). V On 6/17/01, Christie's Motor Cars on Rodeo Drive will conduct an auction on the 300 block of Rodeo Drive in conjunction with the 4th annual California Classic. Contact the Car Department, ph) 310/ 3854699, www.christies.com . V Bonhams &Brooks will present their annual Rolls-Royce and Bentley Motor Cars sale on 6/30/01 in conjunction with the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts' Club annual rally at Towcester Racecourse in England. www.bonhams.com , ph) 020/ 7393-3900, fax) 020/7393-3905 (UK). News VK&K Vintage Motor Cars recently sold a 1969 Bizzarini 5.7 for $135,000. Newly arrived to their shop is a 1956 Maserati A6G2000. Contact Michelle Miller, ph) 7) 3/541-2281, fax) 713/541-2286 (TX). V McLaren Performance Technolo- gies is consolidating its Santa Barbara, CA, business to its headquarters in Livonia, MI. Contact Cher VanDyke or Candy Rees, ph) 248/477-6240 (MI), www.mc larenengines.com . Continental Auto Sports is the sole US distributor of the Talbo, a limited production of the 1938 Talbot Lago Coupe, and the Bentley Blower, an exact copy of the 1930 Le Mans-winning car. Contact Lisa Weinberger, ph) 630/655-3535, fax) 630/655-3541 (IL). Carroll Shelby and Shelby Ameri- can have initiated legal actions to halt the infringement of Cobra and Shelby trademarks by Superformance Complete Replicars Inc., alleging that Superformance has manufactured and sold counterfeit copies of the Shelby Cobra 427 S/C. Ph) 702/643-3000, fax) 702/6435777 (NV). The Mercedes-Benz 260 D cel- ebrates its 65th anniversary. Launched at the Berlin Motor Show in 1936, it was the world's first diesel-engined production car. Contact Josef Ernst, ph) +49 (0)71117-50495, www.media.daimlerchrysler. com/classic. Overheard scm subscriber and film producer Randy Simon's Requiem for a Dream received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for Ellen Burstyn's performance. SCM subscribers Joe and Marga- ret Sackey recently purchased the very last Lam borghini Miura SV SIN 5064 produces1 for America. V Barrett-Jackson Auction Company will sponsor Arie Luyendyk in his return to the Indy 500, where he will try for his third win while driving one of the TreadwayHubbard Racing Team entries. Thomas Purves, Chairman and CEO of BMW (US) Holding Company, has been named to the Board of Directors for the Automotive Youth Educational Systems, Inc., a non-profit for the education of qualified automobile service technicians. Douglas Jamieson is the newly appointed Chairman of the Coys of Kensington Group of Companies, and formerly served as the Group's Managing Director. MBI Publishing Company recently appointed long-time SCM subscriber Tim Parker as Senior Vice President — Global Publishing, after five years as the company's President and CEO. Chris Kidd has been appointed as the Assistant Vice President, Associate Specialist of the Christie's Los Angeles office. He specializes in American antique cars and has owned a restoration shop.• 9


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CALENDAR Auction All dates listed are current at time of publication. Contact information for most auction companies may be found in the Resource Directory at the back of this issue. Please confirm dates and locations before attending any event. APRIL California - April 6-8 SPECTRUM - Canada - RM AUCTIONS - Missouri - MECUM - England - SILVER - April 6-8 April 7 April 14 Boise Palm Springs Toronto Kansas City April 11 H&H AUCTIONS - Idaho - Louisiana - Derbyshire KRUSE INT. - Shreveport Colorado - April 14-15 April 20-21 KRUSE INT. - Denver Iowa - April 21 MECUM - Des Moines Nevada - KRUSE/"THE AUCTION" - England - April 21-22 April 23 RM AUCTIONS - Missouri - April 27-29 Novi April 27-29 KRUSE INT. - Branson Florida - MECUM - Orlando Indiana - April 28 April 28 MECUM - Indianapolis Las Vegas BONHAMS & BROOKS - Hendon Michigan - New York - SILVER - Indiana - April 29 CHRISTIE'S - Tarrytown Canada - April 29 Edmonton MAY KRUSE INT. - Michigan - MECUM - Monaco - May 4-6 May 19 South Carolina - SILVER - Auburn Berrien Springs May 19 Myrtle Beach May 21 BONHAMS & BROOKS - Illinois - MECUM - England - May 25-27 Belvidere May 27 COYS OF KENSINGTON - London JUNE Oklahoma - SILVER - England - June 1-3 KRUSE INT. - Tulsa Montana - June 2 Billings June 6 H&H AUCTIONS - Idaho - June 16 SILVER - Coeur D'Alene California - June 17 CHRISTIE'S - Beverly Hills Minnesota - June 22-23 MECUM - Illinois - St. Paul June 22-24 MECUM - Bloomington Wyoming - June 30-July 1 SILVER - Jackson Hole Idaho - Derbyshire Monte Carlo Iowa-July 7 MECUM - Des Moines Montana - July 7 SILVER - Missoula Idaho - SILVER - Post Falls Ohio - July 14-15 July 15 MECUM - Columbus Wisconsin - MECUM - Puyallup England - July 25 H&H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire AUGUST Nevada - August 2-5 SILVER - Reno, Hot August Nights Michigan - August 10-12 RM AUCTIONS - Meadow Brook Monterey California - August 17-18 RM AUCTIONS - Indiana - August 18 MECUM - Valparaiso California - August 19 CHRISTIE'S - Pebble Beach California - August 25 MECUM - Pleasanton Indiana - August 30-September 3 KRUSE INT. - Auburn SEPTEMBER September 1-2 SILVER - Sun Valley Connecticut - September 2 MECUM - Lime Rock You can't trust them with just anyone. Prized Possessions. New York - September 15 MECUM - Rhinebeck New York - September 22 RM AUCTIONS - New York For your FREE Auction listing in this directory, and display advertising information, please contact Scott Abts. 503/261-0555, fax 503/252-5854, email: artdir@sportscarmarket.com. The Complete Insider's Guide to Collectin No matter what your prized possessions are, our award-winning equipment provides immaculate, enclosed, door-to-door transport. We offer containerizing for overseas shipping, automobile storage, and pier service. Featuring HighwayMaster satellite tracking/communication systems. Visit our web site at www.herselessurriage.com )1OrnitSS Or* AVIOIA UMW C:=MCGO t arriage — .11 t let  •  10  tr —  - .,11t. 711 61 Iowa Avenue • Paterson, New Jersey 07503 800-631-7796 • In NJ 973-742-2692 • Fax 973-742-8369 1 Arialt RESTOR ATIONS Twenty years dedicated to the meticulous restoration of the world's finest exotic, vintage race and classic motor cars. APPRAISING SERVICES AVAILABLE: DECLARED VALUE • LOSS DAMAGE • ESTATES 2347 GOLD RIVER ROAD • SUITE N • GOLD RIVER, CA 95670 (916) 635-3559 • FAX (916) 635-5824 -■111. Sports Car Market SPORTS CAR MARKET MECUM - Elkhart Lake Washington - July 20-21 July 21 JULY 1111 England - September 26 H&H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire Texas - September 28-30 KRUSE INT. - San Antonio Iowa - September 29 MECUM - Des Moines OCTOBER England - October 10 COYS OF KENSINGTON - London Canada - October 19-21 RM AUCTIONS - Toronto Missouri - October 19-21 KRUSE INT. - Branson Indiana - October 20 MECUM - Indianapolis Michigan - October 26-28 RM AUCTIONS - Novi North Carolina - MECUM - October 27 Charlotte NOVEMBER Illinois - November 2-3 MECUM - Chicago Texas - November 16-18 KRUSE INT. - Dallas Arizona - November 17 MECUM - Scottsdale California - November 17-18 McCormick - Palm Springs England - November 28 H&H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire DECEMBER Florida - December 1-2 KRUSE INT. - Sarasota Missouri - December 1-2 MECUM - Kansas City England - December 10 COYS OF KENSINGTON - London•


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Collector Car Auction •Cruise-In Car Show •Concours d'Elegance April 6th, 7th & 8th, 2001 Over 1000 Classics, Exotics and Hot Rods Expected! Sanctioned By: Sponsored By: OLD CAR M A REVI S P MOTORTIM itly Men War Autogur For Info on buying, selling, showing or attending call (818) 255-0610• (760) 323-1057• Fax (818)255-0619 www.palmspringscarclassic.com The City of Palm Springs


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r SHOWCASE Offering A Fine Selection Of Motor Driven Vehicles MANY CALIFORNIA CARS CLASSIC  With over 25 Years experience with sports cars and classics, we offer excellence in knowledgeable buying-selling-restoring & locating specific vehicles for you. We stock many classics, original vehicles in good to superb condition, some vehicles are total showcars restored by us. World wide shipping arranged. If you have a classic for sale send photos and details we are cash buyers. WITH YOUR RENEWALS  Comments Thoughts and observations from fellow subscribers. / SCM suits my interests very well and friends to whom I have sent complimentary copies were very impressed, especially with the auction analysis.—Tom Bizzini, Forest Ranch, CA Keep up the good work.—Richard Merritt, Bethesda, MD. And thanks, Dick, for all ofyour hard work over the years, helping steer enthusiasts through the maze of government regulations that pertain to exotic cars.—ED. 1963 Jaguar )(IKE Roadster, excellent. Encourage classifieds by reducing price and free e-mail address.—Drew Dawson, Friday Harbor, WA. Drew, to encourage advertising, we've priced our text classifieds at just $15 and color picture ads at $44, with complimentary posting to the www.sportscarmarket.corn site.—ED. I have seen the error of my ways, and have sold both my SAAB Sonetts. The freedom is most exhilarating. The financial bath was...ah...brisk! Now I have enough for that Ferrari. ..book I always wanted.—Mark Osborne, Sebastopol, CA 1956 Austin-Healey 100-4 BN2, excellent. Keep having fun doing it and it will be improving all the time. Be careful not to sell out to the high rollers and avoid making it another duPont Registry.—Dr. Michael I. Robinson, Wyoming, PA. Actually, we're thinking of starting the Armored Suburban and Celebrity-Endorsed Guard Dog Market Magazine.—ED. Publish it more often.—Lee L. Papayoti, 1959 Morgan +4 DHC, RHD, original. Houston, TX I like it.—Sharon Panayirci, New Carlisle, OH Publish it weekly.—John Boccardo, Sausalito, CA Don't change too much, it's a good read. —Jim Pepperdine, Calgary, Canada I like "Sheehan Speaks."—James Truitt, Carmel, CA 1973 Lotus Europa Twin Cam, good original. Buy Locate Restore Sell CLASSIC SHOWCASE 913 Rancheros Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069 Located in San Diego County SHOWROOM (760) 747-3188 RESTORATION (760) 747-9947 FAX (760) 747-4021 www.classicshowcase.com e-mail:management@classicshowcase.com Our full service restoration facility is located on our property. Visit US Online 12  More Porsche material.—Frank Jacobs, Tacoma WA SCM is perfect. Color pages great. Read cover to cover. Either add more muscle cars or start a new mag! —John A. Masterson, Ventura, CA. John, there are a number of magazines that cater exclusively to the muscle car, hot rod and Corvette gang. We will continue to cover them in SCM, both because we enjoy them and because they are a part of the market. In fact, we have asked Steve Dorsey, from Silver Auctions, to begin a monthly column on the hot rod and muscle car market for us. But I don't think we'll go much beyond that.—ED. It's a fine magazine now, more emphasis on collectibles. Everyday drivers would be interesting. Or something about how you moved from studying modern dance and ballet at Juilliard to founding a magazine about sports cars.—David Wagner, New York, NY. Sports Car Market David, I'm still trying to figure out that career change myself One minute gran jete, the next gran turismo. Life can be a mysterious thing. However, having just come from watching a performance ofAlvin Ailey 's landmark ballet, "Revelations," I will say that the raw energy of the dancers, coupled with their exact execution, especially in the "Sinner Man" male trio section, easily equaled the ferocity and attack of any Formula One or sports racing driver I have ever watched, anywhere.—ED. More vintage race car pictures, ads, and previews. Great magazine—I love it and your attitudes. Refreshing.—Jeff Johnson, Medina, OH More Alfa, more Porsche, more Jim Schrager on 1969-73 911.—Donald C. Holm, Chandler, AZ Need a monthly nude centerfold (not Keith Martin).—Russ Welch, Ojai, CA. Something like a rolling chassis of a Duesenberg dualcowl phaeton? With little bits ofthe canvas top strategically placed to cover its private parts?—ED. List a few more motorcycle results.—Jim Conley, Franklin, NC. Jim, we understand that our motorcycle guru Tom Young is retiringfrom his day job as owner of Rose City Motorcycles, and has told us he will be available to travel to more auctions for SCM.—ED. More automobilia coverage.—David McGruder, San Diego, CA. David, we're considering doing a 16-page automobilia special section two or three times a year The real question isn't the interest, which is clearly there— it 's finding the advertisers to support this expansion. At the moment, asidefrom auctions, and with the much-lamented demise ofMobilia magazine, there doesn't seem to be any one place where automobilia dealers present their wares. If any subscribers have thoughts on this, we'd welcome them.—ED. And thanks to all of you for your renewals and thoughtful comments.—Keith Martin and Cindy Banzer• Errata This photo of a 1979 Mercedes-Benz 6.9 sedan should have appeared in the March German Mini-Profile.


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1 31 Dear SCM: In reaction to the letter from Bob Russell in January's issue, my father has owned the Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Zagato with S/N 101260031 since 1979. The car was bought then in a rather sorry state, including the original title and other data. The car has been restored over the last 20 years (with some interruptions like building a garage and racing other Alfas) but is 99% ready now (and finished in beautiful white). Great was our surprise when we got a tip that at a French/English sale of "nice Italian cars," on December 18, an SZ with "our" chassis number was to be sold. We contacted the auctioneer, and consultants identified the car as not genuine. The auctioneer did not accept the car for the auction. Thanks! So if somebody offers an Alfa Giulietta SZ with chassis number 101260031 (in this case was it in yellow?), you are warned. The real thing is not for sale.—Thom Fransen, via e-mail We also hear that the fake TZ-1 and fake Cisitalia 202 bought by SCM subscribers at eBay/Kruse Fall Auburn are being taken back by the estate of the original seller (who passed away in January). The cars will be sold at No Reserve by the Great Gadsby's Auction Company in Atlanta, and the estate will make our subscribers whole. This is a proper way to resolve this type of situation. It is unfortunate that eBay/Kruse chose not to be more proactive.— ED. Dear SCM: Tell Keith Martin that I will send in my renewal only if he stops using the phrase "dreaded SPICA injection" in reference to Alfa Romeo. First, he knows better and secondly, he must realize he is hurting the value of SPICAequipped cars by use of that overworn and wrong characterization of a fuel-injection system that can run trouble-free for 20 years, in my experience. I have seven Alfas and 13 other cars, so I know he is wrong about SPICA.—Patrick Costello, Lakefield, MN Patrick, we also have a SPICAequipped Alfa in our garage, and have owned many over the years. It is true that in the hands of a guru like Wes Ingram of Seattle, SPICA pumps can be made to work very well indeed. But overall, they are troublesome, difficult and expensive to repair and almost impossible to adjust to meet clean air regulations without seriously degrading the performance of the car. The SPICA pumps were a stopgap attempt by Alfa to meet US regulations—there was a reason 14  r L You Write We Read All letters are subject to editing Please address correspondence to SCM, 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland, OR 97215. Fax 503/252-5854, e-mail: mail@sportscarmarketcom European Spiders from the same era came with Webers. As to negatively affecting the values of SPICA -equipped cars, 1969-81 Alfas sell in accordance with their physical and mechanical condition.—ED. Dear SCM: It's getting old, guys. Last year I wrote you to discover out why you found it incumbent to slam Testarossas every time one came up for sale. Your answer then was lame. Now, in the February issue, we are told that Testarossas say, "I'm a pimp" (page 37) and that they "aren't even lusted after by drug dealers and pimps anymore" (page 39). Tell me, folks, how many drug dealers and pimps do you know? Do they hang around your office, or do you hang around theirs? Do you have statistics, i.e. a ratio of TRs to the total number of pimps and dealers? I don't know about the other 6,999 people who bought TRs because of their superb looks, power and handling, but I'd bet damned few of them ever pimped or sold drugs. So get off it, okay? You put out an excellent magazine. Don't ruin it with your pettiness. You're entitled to dislike or like a car, but there is such a thing as journalistic integrity.—Thierry Sagnier, Falls Church, VA Testarossas are high-style cars, like the 1968-82 Mako Shark Corvettes. At the moment, our culture has moved away from the visual excesses of the '80s, as typified by the winged Countachs. We believe that the reasons TR values have fallen so far (after all, this is a superbly performing 12-cylinder Ferrari) is that their looks, and hence the image they project, is out of sync with contemporary tastes. We did check with all the pimps, drug dealers and auction reporters in our office (now there's an interesting grouping), and to a person, the TR is their ride of choice.—ED. Dear SCM: I was the one who bought the Alfa Romeo 1900 SSZ at Brooks Palm Beach auction. I wonder how you judge this car. I had one many years ago that I sold to Peter Kaus at approximately $7,000 at the time. I also recall selling my 250 GTO to Detroit at $8,000 and I was happy to get my invested money back. Right now I have strictly Italian sports/racing cars from the 1950s, some Ferraris, OSCA, Lancia, Alfa, and.. .Fiat, the source of them all.—Paul E Schowenburg, Aerdenhaut, Netherlands Paul, this car is featured in this month's Mini-Profile by our Alfa expert (and former 1900 SSZ owner) Pat Braden. The price you paid ($217,000) was certainly enough, but we feel that 1900 SSZs have been underpriced for some time, and believe these cars are due for a value correction.—ED. Dear SCM: C'mon. Calling an '89 Speedster a "Divorced Orthodontist's Special"? It's been difficult enough convincing the neighbors that I didn't build my '89 Speedster from a kit. Now I'm going to have to endure this new round of razzing. Your comments did make me laugh, however....—Phil Lampman, via e-mail Have you ever thought of buying a late-model TR to complete your collection?—ED. Dear SCM: Just a quick correction regarding your eWatch column. You regularly report on items of interest sold on eBay, and cite the "number of bidders." For example, the March issue described on-line auctions for an Alfa Romeo Fluorescent Sign (eBay #539966053) with 16 bidders, and a 1962 Alfa Romeo 2600 Spider (eBay #533598701) with 29 bidders. The numbers cited here are the number of bids, rather than the number of bidders, which were six and ten, respectively, for these two auctions.—Scott J. Marquis, via e-mail Thank you for calling this to our attention. We will refer to "number of bids" from now on. — ED. Dear SCM: I am an occasional reader of Automobile magazine. I happened to notice Keith Martin's column ("On the Block") that reviewed the December 19, 2000 Ferrari auction in Switzerland. What caught my attention was that a 1988 Mondial sold for $16,533. You mentioned that the four-seat models depreciate as "regular cars" do. Is this a misprint? I've been looking for a Mondial, circa 1988, for quite some time. I have found them all to be in the $35,000-$50,000 range. Is this discrepancy typical of the differences in the market between the US and Switzerland? What have you found to be typical selling prices in the US? Perhaps you could suggest a few places and/ or Internet sites to locate a Mondial for a more reasonable sum of money. Any advice or feedback will be appreciated.—Vanya Saradoff, via e-mail Steve Serio responds: To help . find a Mondial for you, I suggest the following so that you may benefit from the US market. I'm a little surprised by the values in Switzer- land but crazier things have happened, I think. I'm still trying to figure out the whole Jerry Lewis/ Mickey Rourke thing with the French... First, try eBay. Oddly enough, this is a source for Mondials. There always seems to be three or four for sale at a sensible price. Second, try the Ferrari Market Letter. Place a "Ferrari Wanted" ad and see who calls. Do the same with Hemmings and SCM. Next, contact a reputable broker to find a Mondial. Have him negotiate the deal as a buyer's broker so he's working in your favor, and agree to pay him 10% for his time. A qualified broker will act as a proper set of eyes and can guarantee a car's condition. However, please don't get a broker involved until you are really, truly ready to pull the trigger when the right car comes up. There's nothing a broker detests more than going on a series of wild car chases for a "client" who then refuses to close a deal. Or worse, who simply uses the broker as a "car finder" and then attempts to go around him to save the 10%. In general, Mondial prices are a little stronger in the US than in Europe, but there is no long line of buyers on either continent, so don't be afraid to haggle hard. A final option is to simply wait for another auction. By the looks of it, you may be the only one bidding. Dear SCM: Your lifestyles of the rich and shameless publication is getting a bit dull. How many car nuts really care how much 20 different high-dollar Ferraris sold for? I would venture to guess most of the buyers inherited all their money and couldn't do an oil change with a shop manual and the assistance of their plastic-enhanced mistresses. Please try to concentrate on vehicles that your readers can afford, not just Sports Car Market's editors and publishers. I think I have made my point.—John Powers, via e-mail John, in fact Ferraris are the most closely watched segment of the market, as the prices they make, from lowly 308 GT4s at $15,000 to GTOs at $8M, tend to be indicative of the European collector car market at large. On the American side, the same is true with SJ Duesenbergs, Sting Ray Corvettes, '57-'58 Bel Air convertibles, Hemi-Cudas and '65-'66 Mustang convertibles. In each issue of SCM, we attempt to provide a broad spectrum of results, ranging from clapped-out 450 SLCs to Pebble Beach-level RollsRoyces.—ED• Sports Car Market


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Chequered Flag International 4128 Lincoln Blvd. Marina Del Rey, CA 90202 310-827-8665 Fax: 310-821-1272 http://www.chequeredflag.com Alvis 1953 TD 21 DHC. Mocha/brown, 4-speed, LHD, exceptionally nice. $23,900. Chevrolet 1990 Bentley Eight. Black/tan, mesh grille, local car, 67,000 miles. Perfect. $38,500. 1956 Bel Air convertible. 6-cyl, 3-speed, red, not rusty! $23,500. 1969 El Camino SS 396. Green/ tan, A/C, #s match, 350 hp $16,900. 1970 Corvette Roadster. Blue/ blue, auto, new interior and paint. $18,500. 1972 Corvette coupe. Gold/black leather, auto, super original. $17.500. Chrysler 1949 Town & Country cony. Green/green, 1 owner, original paint. $59,000. 1950 Town & Country coupe. Green/green, 1,800 miles since restoration. Mint. $59,000. DeLorean 1981. Stainless/gray. 5-speed, 7,500 miles. $17,500. Dodge 1985 Lotus Esprit Turbo. Dark Gray/gray. Low miles, fun car. $14,500. 1970 Super Bee. Black/tan, 383 ci. Auto. $11,500. Fiat 1973 124 Spider. Green/tan, new interior, great car. $5,500. Jaguar 1963 E-type Roadster. Black/red, new chrome, 80,000 miles, Very original. $29,500 1967 E-type Coupe. White/black, restored. $23,000 1974 E-type SIII Roadster. Silver/ blue, auto, C/W/VV. $29,500. Land Rover 1971 Triumph TR6. Yellow/black, excellent original paint, overdrive, no rust. $9,500. 1991 Range Rover Great Divide. White/tan, 41,000 miles, CD Stacker. As New. $11,900 1994 Range Rover LWB. Green/ tan, 100K miles,very clean. $12,900. Mercedes - Benz 1963 190 sedan. Gray/gray, $25,000 in restoration. Unique. $9,500 1965 230 SL. Black/black, auto, two tops, very pretty. $16,900. 1966 250 SE coupe. Plum/tan, auto, new motor, sunroof, A/C. $7,500. 1987 560 SL. Silver gray/gray, 100K miles, chromes, $13,000 in recepts, $14,900. 1962 Mercedes 190SL. Dark Gray/red. Two tops, good example. $22,500. 1987 560 SEL. Dark blue/gray, 137K miles, very strong and straight. $8,500. 1991 300 SL. 37,000 miles. Champagne. $32,500. 1995 SL320. Black/black. $29,500. 1999 CLK 430. Black/black, 20,000 miles, sport interior, 18" chrome wheels. As new. $48,500. MG 1952 TD replica. Yellow/black, 4-cyl. Chevy, factory built, neat. 1961MGA. Red/black, wire wheels, black plates, original. $12,900 1968 MGB. Black/black leather, great car, good value. $8,500. 1977 Midget. Green/black. 35,000 miles. Great fun car. $4,900. Modena 1990 250 California Spider replica. White/tan, 5.0, auto, 5,000 miles. $35,000. Nissan 1991 300ZX 2+2. White/black, auto, chromes, excellent car. $8,900. Oldsmobile 1962 Cutlass F85 convertible. Red/red, V8, restored, black plates. $9,500. 1964 98 convertible. White/blue, restored, black plates, lovely. $12,500. Pontiac 1957 Safari Wagon. Perfect, restored. $35,000. 1986 Fiero. Gold/tan, electric car built for Disney's CEO. $5,500. Porsche 1960 356B Super Cabriolet. White/ blue leather, new top and int. $35,000. 1978 911 Targa. $5,000 just spent. White. $13,500. Volkswagen 1959 Pickup. White, restored. $12,900. 1965 21 Window Bus. Pink/gray, restored. $29,500. 1965 Bug Convertible. Red/gray, black top. Mint restored example. $14,900. 1971 Karmann Ghia converitble. Pale blue, mint. $15,500. 1990 Westfalia camper. Auto, A/C white. Great! $13,900.


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r The Wrenching  A, .4 look at repair and restoration shops recommended by SCM subscribers. Please send your suggestions for shops for us to consider to copyed *sportscarmarket.com, fax 503/252-5854. Rennwerke Porsche by Bill Neill rom the earliest 356s to the groundpounding 917s, Porsches were built to compete. It's only fitting that a shop that specializes in preparing Porsches for vintage racing should be named Rennwerke, or "race shop." Rennwerke's customers race 356s, 9146s and 911s in SCCA and HSR classes at Lime Rock, Connecticut, the nearest track. When we called, owner John Fernandes had just pulled the engine from a 1966 906 for a top-end rebuild. Even though the SCM Price Guide gives a value of $300,000 for this car, its owner gets great pleasure in taking it out on the track and just "pushing on the loud pedal," said Fernandes. F "We keep them as original as we can," he said. "We can add safety features like fuel cells or fire-extinguishing systems without altering the way the car looks." Customers who race their cars keep Rennwerke busy. When we called, they were about to remove the motor and transmission from SCM subscriber Ed Mettelman's 914-6 GT, one of 12 built as a race car, which may have suffered some bent valves during a vintage race. Rennwerke is conveniently located near New York City, in Elmsford, which allows owners who commute into the city to drop their cars off and take the train in. While Porsche service is the backbone of their customer base, Rennwerke will take in the occasional Ferrari 275 GTB/4 and Maserati Ghibli. The shop performs engine rebuilds, transmission repair, alignment and electrical work. Body work is sent out to specialists, after removing the windows and chrome. "The body shops prefer it if we strip them down," said Fernandes. "We can take a 356 apart faster than they can, and avoid some potential problems inherent when you disassemble an old car." Fernandes was introduced to Porsches when he was in high school by a friend who owned a 356B. He drove it and became a believer. His first Porsche, a '60 356B, came at the tender age of 17. "My teachers thought it was a pretty cool car for a kid to be driving," he recalled. Working on Porsches started out as a hobby, and quickly progressed into a full-time occu- 1 6  pation when he went, fresh out of high school, to work as a line mechanic for Linder PorscheAudi in the Bronx. After honing his skills there, he struck out on his own. Rennwerke performs pre-purchase inspections of used Porsches for about $150. They do a compression test of the engine, check the brakes, and look for any paint work showing collision repair. Fernandes checks the feel of the suspension and alignment and listens for grinding sounds from the transmission. They also act as detectives; if the odometer reads 20,000 miles but the driver's seat is worn, the steering wheel is polished from use, and the windshield has stone chips, Fernandes advises the customer to keep on looking. Besides rust and collision damage, he recommends buyers carefully inspect a used Porsche's service history. "The best cars are the ones where the receipts for every oil change from engine heat and then leak; Turbo valve covers are ribbed and thicker, and provide much better sealing. Even simple oil changes can be muffed by shops that don't know Porsches. The proper procedure is to drain the oil tank first, then the sump. Sometimes a technician may drain one but not the other, or put too much or too little oil in the engine. Both drain plugs have copper 0-rings that should be replaced, but uninformed shops may not do this. In certain circumstances, Rennwerke doesn't mind straying from authenticity. For example, they are about to install a 1985 3.2liter engine in a rust-free California 914 originally equipped with a four-cylinder 2liter engine. "It will make it a much better car to drive," said Fernandes. Or consider a '73 911T with a tired engine. "It's not worth a lot of money," he said. "You yank out the 2.4-liter engine and put in a 3.2 with Motronic fuel injection." A used motor is $5,00046,000 and the price of the whole conversion will be $8,500-$9,500, assuming the customer already has a good car. John Fernandes believes this sort of conversion could enhance the value of a T. "But if a customer has a silver sunroof S with factory air and leather seats, we tell them to keep it the way it is." A 906 being prepared for vintage racing at Rennworks. Shop  Owner  Location  Number of staff  Number of bays  Years in operation  Hourly rate  Specialty  Phone  Web site  Rennwerke Porsche Technicians John "Cheech" Femandes Elmsford, NY 6 6 17 $75 Porsches 914/592-4006 w3.nai.net/—edwardh/cheech.htm Recommended by  SCM subscriber Ed Mettelman and tune-up from day one are in a little folder," he commented. "The scariest are those where there's no history at all." They try to make all of their customers aware of simple upgrades. For instance, the valve covers on many non-turbo 911s can warp Many of the vintage Porsches in the New York City region are 356 Cabriolets. Rennwerke hosts technical sessions for the 356 Registry and for the local chapter of the PCA (Porsche Club of America). Fernandes shows 356 owners how to change oil, put in a set of brake pads, do a maintenance check, and replace a belt on the generator. Nothing too complicated. "A little knowledge can be a dangerous thing," he warned. The mechanics at Rennwerke drive the same kind of cars they work on. Fernandes owns a 1967 911S, and his foreman drives a 1988 944 Turbo. There's also a '70 914-6 and a 1983 911 in the staff parking lot. Some of Fernandes' doctor customers call him "my car doctor." "That's flattering," he said, "but the human body hasn't changed in 5,000 years, while Porsche comes up with something new every year. It's a lot of stuff to keep up with, but for us, it's all just a part of the job."• Sports Car Market


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/ Restoration - Service Sales - Automobilia Memorabilia - Gift Shop cr URN) tilt rtsicalls‘*. www.guildclassiccars.com Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:30 -5:00 Sat: 9:30 - 3:00 What have we got to do to get noticed? Well, sitting way up here in Canada, what we have to do in order to keep busy is to deliver some of the finest craftsmanship and quality available to the collector car market. You may have seen our Bugatti restorations on television, and heard rave reviews wherever they appear, and it is likely you have seen other cars that we have restored at major events, so you probably know that we do some quality work up here. What you may not know is that not only do we have the ability to deliver some of the finest restoration work available anywhere, we also design and build coachbuilt cars and indulge ourselves and our fantasies by creating elegant hot rods and custom cars. We think we have a sense of fun that you may not find in other large shops, and we like to draw our clients into the projects in more than just the check writing sort of way so that they can enjoy some of the creativity that often froths around here. Not to say we aren't deadly serious about our craft and art, we just don't want to be stuffy about it. How can we build rods, create custom coachwork and restore cars, all in the same shop? We have a pretty big shop for starters, but how it is really accomplished is by our fortunate ability to attract some of the finest craftsmen in the trade, and keep them keen and interested in what they do by being diverse in what we do for our clients. It really doesn't matter whether you are restoring a Bugatti, Packard or Model A, custom building an art deco automotive sculpture or building a high horse chopped and sectioned Hot Rod, it is attention to detail and love of the task that allow us to build our clients dreams and passions. That's what we have to do to get noticed. We look forward to hearing from you. David Grainger & Janice Stone, Proprietors. The Guild of Automotive Restorers PO Box 1150, 44 Bridge St., Bradford, ON L3Z 2B5 Canada Tel: (905)775-0499 Fax: (905) 775-0944


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Ask Mr. Kerb by Michael Duffey Send your collector car questions to Mr. Kerb, e-mail: mrkerb@compuserve.com, or snailmail to Mr. Kerb, PO Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. Big Bird or Bimmer? Dear Mr. Kerb: My uncle has a tenth anniversary special edition 1979 Pontiac Trans Am that he is willing to give me. It has 120,000 miles on it and is in pretty rough shape. It would need a complete interior and exterior cosmetic restoration. It's a rust-free California car and the sheet metal is fairly mental value to you, the cost to paint, upholster and replace the broken plastic parts and all of the graphics unique to this model would exceed the car's value. What would the BMW club think of this? straight. Mechanically, it is basically sound. I do not have the necessary skills to restore this car so I would hire a professional to do the job. In order to pay for the restoration and satisfy the family CFO (my wife), I would have to sell my 1996 BMW 318ti. The ti is my current 'fun car - I use it for autocrossing, driver's schools, and tours with the BMW CCA. I was planning on keeping the ti for a long time because I think it might be somewhat collectible. Although it does not have the power and cachet of an M car, it is still a fairly rare car in America. Of course I may be fooling myself and that is something I would like your opinion on. I should mention that because the II is not a daily driver, it is in nearperfect condition. Although it is not stock, I do have all the stock parts and could easily convert it back to its stock configuration. My question is, would it be worth parting with the ti and sinking the money into restoring the T/A? —S.K., via e-mail Dear Mr. K: Whenever I read "I don't have the mechanical skills" and "pretty rough shape" in the same letter, my answer is usually "no" to whatever the question might be. My answer might be "yes" if phrases like "Bugatti" or "I just found a briefcase full of unmarked $100 bills" appeared somewhere, but your message lacked any of those goodies. Even though I am not a big fan of the small-bore 1.8-liter BMW, I am an even smaller fan of all but the earliest Pontiac Trans Ams. Unless the car has incredible senti- 18  You say that you plan to keep the BMW for reasons of collectibility. This leads me to think that you would have the same plan for the Pontiac. If so, keep the Bimmer. It doesn't need any work and you are having fun with it. This makes the car useful in two ways that I suspect the Pontiac will be useless. (I don't see many Pontiac owner's club autocrosses scheduled.) Unless you want to give up autocrossing and take up restoration as a hobby, sell the Pontiac. Dear Mr. Kerb: I have a 1966 Buick Skylark two-door with a 300horsepower Wildcat engine. It has 28,500 miles, as I only drive it about 200 miles per month. I've gotten various opinions about using today's regular and high-test gasoline with or without a lead additive. Will it hurt the engine since it was made to use leaded gas? It runs fine, but I don't know if I'm in for trouble later on.—.1.0., via e-mail Dear Mr. 0: Gasoline refiners discovered lead many years ago as a cheap octane improver. Tetraethyl lead (that's why they called it "ethyl") was pretty effective in its anti-knock qualities. It seemed to be just what higher compression engines needed. As lead was phased out in the 1970s, there was a fair amount of press given to the potential for hammered valve seats and other injury to your engine's top end. It turns out that most of the panic was about as well founded as the Y2K thing that had everybody buying gasoline-powered generators and protein bars. Based on the machine shops that I have talked to and the heads that I have seen, heads aren't much different than before. Iron cylinder heads, like the ones on your Buick, often have valve seats cut right into the iron. Since iron is softer than the valve that pounds against it, the seats get hammered in over time. Most shops will sell you a set of valve seats at valvejob time. At 100,000 miles (or 500 months at your rate of use), you might want to either install a set or some shorter valves to restore the rocker geometry when your current valve seats need to be cut deeper into the heads. Either way, you should only worry about the octane value of the gas you are using. If the e ngine doesn't rattle or ping, leave it alone. If timing adjustment or colder plugs can't keep the pinging at bay, then an octane additive will be useful. Dear Mr. Kerb: I am considering buying a used Ferrari, but am concerned about possible emissions standards making it a non-driver in the future. I am not anxious to spend $25,000-$35,000 for a car that might be legislated into a piece of static sculpture. I live in an area of Arizona that currently only has a safety inspection when the car is registered for tags. There are no emissions control regulations here at all. What would my car's status be? Would it be grand-fathered in, so to speak? Here are the cars I'm currently thinking of 1963-68 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2, 1976-84 Ferrari 400 or 400i, 1983-85 Ferrari Mondial QV coupe.—T.R., Hereford, AZ Dear T.R.: Good question. In theory, all states should adhere to the federal standards where a car is exempted from further testing when it reaches the age of 25. In fact, not all states do. In your area, there doesn't seem to be any testing at all. California, my home state, has a rolling 30-year exemption—five years older than the Fed. Confusing? Absolutely. Cast in stone? Not a chance. What to do? First, the world is a little bigger than Arizona. What happens when it's time to sell? Is the marketplace strong enough there to sell your exotic or will you need to find a buyer elsewhere? If all of this is true, you can purchase in two ways: 1. The paranoid approach would be to buy either a US model (this leaves out the 400/400i) or stick to cars 30 years old or older just in case all of the states follow California's lead. You'd be safe with a Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 now, but this means you can forget about the Mondial QV coupe until 2013. 2. Or you can hope that your state doesn't get religion, and buy anything that suits you. There are advantages to this situation. In some states, certain cars are auto non grata, meaning they aren't welcome on the road. I am thinking of European models, de-smogged cars, and cars with engine swaps. These cars are usually pretty cheap when they are found in areas where they cannot be registered. You can buy one of those, have your fun, and take your chances when you need to sell it. Dear Mr. Kerb: I have been offered an MGA Mk II. It has a cheap respray in metallic red, disc wheels, Moss interior kit and top (both new). It runs great, is not rusty, is not full of Bondo and even has MGB carbs. Is $6,000 too much to pay?—M.B. Lompoc, CA. Dear M.B.: Though the weaknesses can be undone, this MGA is a bad and old restoration. Not only is it a color change, but a badly done color change at that. Mk IIs drive well thanks to their bigger 1622-cc motor and front discs, but wire wheels are almost a must; this car has disc wheels. Originality hounds will also fault the car for having unoriginal carbs. However, this is still an okay car. First, consider that the car is not rusty and is not a Bondo bucket. Mechanically, the car runs and drives well. The interior is redone with a Moss Motors "kit" interior and the top is new. This car has only two problems: the respray and the price. SCM readers can cruise the classifieds in the English section and find restored MGAs in the $10,000$12,000 bracket. If a restored car is what you want, buy one. This car is a "driver" priced about $1,000 too high. A skilled hobbyist could return the car to its original color and have a great driver, but if you have to write a check for this work, the car has to be cheaper. Verdict? Grind the price down (and the paint off) or keep shopping.• Sports Car Market


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Four-Wheeled Conundrums L The Daily Driver Ferrari )  ( (Last month, I mentioned in "Shifting Gears" that some disapproved of using our 330 America as a daily driver. Here is one of the many responses.—ED.) Dear SCM: As a new subscriber, I read with keen interest Keith Martin's commentary regarding the pedestrian goings-on of his Ferrari 330 and how his allegedly indelicate treatment of a fine vintage automobile actually upsets some people. I am here to say that my hat is off to Mr. Martin and those of his ever-diminishing ilk. Were it not for them, I, and I suspect many others like me, would not be the dyed-in-the-wool sports car enthusiasts we are today. Some of my fondest boyhood automotive memories percolate from the late '60s and encountering many fantastic cars jumping off the pedestrian landscape. One such car was an Alfa Romeo TZ-1 still warm from running errands, and curbed at a busy intersection in front of a bank. I was riding my bicycle and almost flew over the handlebars when the sight of that car simply arrested my movement. Ordinary cars swirling by were suddenly reduced to blackand-white while the Alfa—dings, stone chips and all—was grinning in pure red Technicolor. There was the supercharged Studebaker Avanti that regularly parked at the factory across the street from our home. And the parade of E-type Jaguars, Lotus Europas, Frog-Eye Sprites, the odd Rolls-Royce, a handful of Meyers Manx dune buggies, some bathtub Porsches and a few years later, the incredible Fly Yellow Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona that was owned by a local supermarket magnate, who could be seen zooming up and down our potholed city streets. All these great cars driving about town served to initiate my curiosity and cement my monthly addiction to as many sports car magazines as my allowance would permit. While the other kids in seventh grade were talking excitedly about Camaros, Mustangs and Plymouth Superbirds, I was learning that there was more to life than big pushrod V8s, and a bonnet was something other than what your grandmother wore, a hood was a top, a boot was something besides footwear, and nobody designed a sports car as aurally and visually stimulating as the Italians. Heady, exciting days indeed, and why? Because, these cars could actually be seen running around in daily traffic. It is my understanding this still goes on in Europe where Nick Mason can be spotted using his F-40 to run errands. But, sadly in this country, with Jay Leno as a blessed exception, the days of actually purchasing a fine sporting machine for use as something other than a decoration are, for the most part, over. Thank you for not allowing BIKE BUYS 1982 Laverda Iota I n the late 1970s, the Laverda Jota, with a top speed of 140 mph, was the fastest street motorcycle you could buy. Its reputation was even more potent than its performance. Equipped with high-quality Italian-made Ceriani and Marzocchi suspension components and Brembo disc brakes, the Jota came on like a big, tough street fighter; its riders had to be equally macho. The low, clip-on handlebars dictated an extreme riding position. And while the handling was far superior to that of contemporary Japanese superbikes, it wasn't achieved through finesse. Rather, the suspension was rock-hard, and the bike had to be muscled into corners by its rider. "Wring its neck down the straight, stick it into the corner and wrestle the beast down to where you want it," wrote a tester for England's Bike magazine. At high speeds, vibration from the motor was pronounced. In addition, the clutch pull was stiff and required April, 2001  a strong left hand. Taken altogether, it was certainly not a machine for the beginning rider, the faint-hearted or anyone who would order up a Bud Light or a skinny decaf latte at the end of a ride. The Jota's raw, edgy brutish quality is what has made it legendary. The Jota's name, which comes from a Spanish dance, was said to have originated with Laverda's English importer, Roger Slater. It was pronounced Jo-ta, Ho-ta or Yo-ta. As an aside, Lamborghini also had a Jota model, and Laverda had a model called Jarama, as did Lamborghini. A fierce growl came from the twin exhaust pipes. Frames were often painted silver, and the bike's bodywork was traditionally orange. Altogether, it made a striking impression on the ears and eyes of onlookers. However, not many were sold in the US. The Jota was more popular in England and Germany, where an English racer had success with it in the late 1970s in the Avon Championship. 82 iota with fairing removed (Owner. Ed Lutz.) The engine is rugged and solidly built. Early versions of the Bosch electronic ignition system were prone to failure when exposed to water. Owners often switch to Lucas Rita or Moto Witt ignition systems. The first Jotas have a 180-degree motor, with the two outside cylinders rising and falling together while the third cylinder opposes them. On the 120-degree motor, introduced in 1982, one cylinder fires every 120 degrees of crankshaft rotation for smoother operation. In today's collector market, the Jota is overshadowed by more popular Italian sport bikes of the '80s like the Ducati Mick Hailwood Replica or Moto Guzzi Le Mans, even though it has performance to match or exceed -Am your Ferrari to become just another garage queen and keeping it out there for everyone, save Mr. D, to enjoy. The lives of your daughter and her friend will be enriched by the memories of munching french fries in "Enzo" more than if she wasn't allowed to breathe on it, let alone play in it. The image of a Ferrari "grocery getter" contrasting against a sea of minivans and SUVs makes me smile and ponder how dull the world would be if all our greatest works are destined to be antiseptically restored and locked into hermetically sealed environs. Sad is the day we are denied the chance to experience a first-hand perspective of their contrast to lesser objects which is, after all, what made them great in the first place. Frankly, If I saw your Ferrari with a lawn mower sticking out the trunk, I would take a photograph and title it, "All Is Right With the World."—Gary L. Koch, Rocky River, OH• them. Prices remain modest for this unusual triple; it's a lot of bike for the money, but trades in a very thin market so when it comes time to sell your Jota, finding a buyer can be time-consuming. Since these were fast bikes for fearless riders, avoid examples that have been abused. Parts are not plentiful, but they can be ordered from several North American sources, such as Wolfgang Haerter in Canada. Although Laverda's manufacturing fizzled in the late 1980s, the company returned to the American market in the mid '90s with a new series of twin-cylinder machines. The present Laverdas are fast and sophisticated, but there is nothing in the current product lineup like the fire-breathing Jota of 20 years ago.• Years produced  Colors  1976-85 orange, black, silver, red Number produced N/A Engine .. 981 cc, air-cooled triple Transmission 5-speed, right foot 550 lbs. Weight  Price new  Value today  Frame #  $6,000 (1977) $6,000 Left side, near rear engine mount Engine # Left side of crankcase, near dipstick Perfect Jota owner...Likes watching Godzilla; roots for the lizard. Fun to ride  Rating ***** is best Ease of maintenance  Appreciation potential  **** *Cr* •Cri?ri:k 19


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otobili Try Building One by Carl Bomstead Object: 1/8 scale model 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO—Lot #1 Auction: Bonhams & Brooks USA, Cavallino Classic, West Palm Beach, Florida Date: January 20, 2001 Estimate: $9,000-$12,000 Sale price: $12,650, including commission their inaugural auction in South Florida on January 20, 2001. The auction was held in conjunction with the Cavallino Classic, a gathering ofthe Ferrari faithful that is in its tenth year. Bravely, the auction was held the same weekend as the events held by RM and Barrett-Jackson in Arizona, but B&B obviously believed the Ferrari event would attract a group of specialized buyers. The auction began with 100 lots of interesting and varied automobilia. The first piece offered was a 1/8 scale k onhams & Brooks, expanding their / presence in the United States, held 1 USAppraisal MONTHLY MYSTERY PHOTO Response Deadline May 1, 2001 its full leather interior, and the chassis, with chromed trailing arms, wishbones and spring hangers. Finished in Rosso livery, the body was constructed of resin, steel and aluminum, and the tires are mounted on hand-finished spoke wheels. The model is a striking example of skilled craftsmanship. The full-sized Ferrari 250 GTO was offered in 1962 through 1964 and only 39 of the front-engine V12s were constructed. Racing ROLLS-ROYCE & BENTLEY scratchbuilt model Ferrari 250 GTO, constructed by Marc Antonietti. Built to exacting detail, the 17-inch long model has an opening hood and trunk, sliding Plexiglas windows, and sprung door latches. Opening the hood reveals an engine replicated in perfect detail. The wiring is accurately color-coded, the cam covers are individually bolted and the carburetor trumpets chromed. The same attention to detail is evident in the cockpit, with victories by Graham Hill, Phil Hill and Innes Ireland have added to the car's legend. The value of these cars has experienced wild fluctuations over the years, with the current market for a no-bad-stories car somewhere in the $6,000,000-$8,500,000 range. Scale for scale, a better buy than the real one. This 1/8 scale 250 GTO model sold for $12,650, which was a slight increase over the high estimate but a long way from the price of the real thing. Renowned modeler Gerald Wingard has long set the standard for realistic miniaturizations—it is difficult to refer to his creations as models. Many of his early 1/20 scale pieces have sold for under $10,000 but his current, fully detailed, 1/15 commissions are in the mid to high seven figures. Wingard's work is held in high esteem and his success has allowed others to follow and be financially rewarded for their skill. The Ferrari 250 GTO that Marc Antonietti created is of that high standard, but sold at a price well below what Wingard's works currently command. Considering the time and skill required to construct a model of this quality, the fmal price of $12,650 would have to be considered an excellent value for a skillfully crafted miniaturization of one of the most highly valued Ferraris. And from twenty feet away, who will know that it is not a Wingard?• www.sportscarmarketcom 91 es toys la Get free collector car prices on-line. 30,000 auction reports, photos, descriptions and reviews. Subscribe on-line and receive 12 issues of Sports Car Market delivered to your door Guide, for a special introductory price of only $3800. Our photo, your caption. Be the author of the most accurate, most creative or most provocative response and receive a genuine, highly desirable, sure-to-be-collectible-someday 1/18 scale collector car model courtesy of USAppraisal. Ties will be arbitrarily and capriciously decided. Fax your response to 503/252-5854. e-mail: copyed@sportscarmarket.com; snailmail: Mystery, 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland, OR 97215-1429. 20  The Sports Car Market Pocket Price Guide: From Ferraris to Porsches to Cor• vettes to Jaguars to muscle cars and more—over 1,500 accurate, up-todate prices, plus future predictions, year-to-date percentage changes, car evaluation forms and much, much more... a $1495 value. Sports Ca Market Packet Prite Guide a R • ---■•=1111116.1111. ,P.0 Car Martin aod Sports Car Market with a free SCM Pocket Price


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•  Market Review az Buyer's Guide La rivista del velocissimo e del bellissimo 2 ANONIMA LOMBAROA FABBRICA tipo MINI MILANO/1M U U-F- NM-"‘ TOOBILI 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900 SS Zagato Chassis number: AR1900C 02056 ne of the most respected of automotive design firms, Zagato was founded in Milan by Ugo Zagato, who used techniques learned in the wartime aeronautics industry to create a series of lightweight competition cars. Alfa Romeo immediately realized the potential ofZagato's designs, and thus commenced a fruitful collaboration that has lasted to this day. Legendary racing Alfas, from the P2, the 6C1500 and 1750 to the 8C2300, were joined by lightweight coupes on the Giulietta and Milano chassis. 0 Immediately after WWII, Zagato got back into business by producing bodies for the Fiat Balilla. They also built a few factory team cars for the new GT racing category, and catered to the growing privateer scene with true dual-purpose cars that provided daily transportation and weekend trophies with equal ease. Zagato's own history records that "avant - garde styling, together with light weight and wind-cheating lines were a trademark that distinguished Zagato's cars of that era." This particular SSZ was restored by Epifani Restorations of Berkeley, California, and is described as "pristine" both inside and out. Painted Rosso Cordoba red with a red-piped gray leather interior, it achieved third in class at the 1990 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, and has only been shown at concours events since. Although this car has only been used for diplay, it has the high-compression race engine so would be suitable for the Mille Miglia and California Mille. The addition ofa fuel cell and roll-cage would make a worthy addition to any grid of 1950s GT race cars. This car sold for $217,000, including buyer 's premium, at the Bonhams & Brooks auction at the Cavallino Classic in West Palm Beach, Florida, January 20, 2001. The price, near the high end of the auctioneer 's estimate and well above SCM's high Price Guide figure of $ 125,000, reflects the pristine condition of the car and its essential desirability Avant The 1900 series was introduced in 1950 as the first Alfa designed for mass production. Owners enjoyed the benefits of the twin-cam, 1875-cc, 100-hp engine, wishbone and coil-spring independent front suspension and an exceptionally well-located live rear axle. The ultimate 1900 was the 1900 Zagato (SSZ), with its dual-carbureted, 115-hp engine. Years produced  Number produced  Price new  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  garde stylingfrom Zagato occasionally means striking, sometimes bordering on ugly. In that sense, the 1900 Zagato can be considered a forerunner of the ES30: many enthusiasts find the distinctive body style pleasing, even exciting, while others are turned off by its novelty. Contemporary Zagato bodies on the A6G Maserati, the 8V Fiat and even the Giulietta seem smaller, lower and more tasteful, while the same styling applied to the 1900 chassis comes off looking narrower and awkward. That may be because the 1900's tall, twin-cam engine prompts - April, 2001  a high nose, which is further emphasized by the twin scoops that run along the top of the hood, and slab sides that are interrupted only by a delicate styling line. 1900 Register, Mariners, Courtland Ave  , Esher, Surrey, England KT10 9HZ www.alfaromeo.com Maserati A6G2000, Ferrari 250 Europa, Aston Martin DB4GT Since Zagato built these cars on order to the owner 's specifications, no two 1900 Zagatos are alike. A few "double-bubble" 1900 Zagatos were built, giving the car a notable similarity to the Fiat Abarth Zagato. (Interestingly, I believe that there are far more "double bubble" 1900s in existence today than were originally created Funny how that happens.) Similarly, interiors on these cars show interesting variations, including the arrangement of the attractive three-dimensional instruments on the dash. One of the most appealing features of this series is the use ofZagato seats, which are wellventilated with outstanding side support from bolsters that resembleflying buttresses. The car here is much sleeker than others because of its longer tail section, which tapers aerodynamically while other Zagatos abruptly drop off Though this car has been used onlyfor show, it is inherently capable of extremely high average speeds over difficult terrain. In the 1955-57 28 $6,637 $85,000-$125,000 $400 $75 Engine bulkhead Intake side of block 1950s, 1900 Zagatos were the cars to beat at European hillclimbs. While the 2-1iter engine and largefrontal area limit its top-speed potential, getting there is all the fun. At speed, the Alfa's cast-iron powerplant emits a hollow wail. Engine and road noise resonate inside the aluminum body, which carries minimal sound-absorbing material. The car is much more spacious inside than it appears, with plenty of room between the driver's and passenger 's seats and ample elbow room outboard. As noted above, this car sold for a remarkably high price, appropriate for its remarkable condition. The new owner faces a classic question: whether to use the car as it was meant to be used, thereby risking injury to it, or to retain it as a showpiece and conserve a considerable investment. It will be very interesting to note the price of the next 1900 SS Zagato to cross the block and see if this price was an aberration, or a harbinger of value increases to come.—Pat Braden (Historical information and photo courtesy of auction company)• 21


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Offerte e Richieste di Alfa Romeo ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular text classified only $15 per month. Parts/Parts Wanted Ads FREE for private party subscribers! 30 6C1750 GS Roadster Carrozzeria Sport, 8153001 Genuine barn find, 40 years with same owner, www.christoph grohe.com, SWITZERLAND 011-41218073565. 47 6C2500 Freccia d'Oro, charmingly original, US and European papers, runs and looks as it should, proper period piece $85,000. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206-4676531. FAX 206-467-6532 WA 55 1900C Sprint Series 2 Ghia coupe, charcoal w/blk & white int, 5-spd, many SS features $59,500. Fantasy Junction, 510653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 57 750 Giulietta Normale, restored, white w/blk int w/red piping and carpet, recently refreshed, dead stock original except for the beefy Veloce setup and 5-spd trans $21,000. Cosmopolitan Motors LLC, 206-4676531. FAX 206-467-6532 WA 57 SPRINT VELOCE, in grey primer, completely original, fresh engine rebuild, solid Georgia car, no wrecks or rust, runs but needs restoration finished $9,500. Paul Spruell, 770-457-2532. GA 59 GIULIETTA SPIDER, race car, includes trailer, extra wheels and motor, many other parts $9,500. 727-526-1378. FL 59 SPRINT COUPE, red, runs perfectly, beautiful cosmetics and interior, correct car with 5-spd $16,000. Dick Gale, 415-6936079 office. 415-346-7859 home. CA 60 SPRINT SPECIALE, AR1012000 239, complete bare metal restoration; no rust or Bondo. New chrome, Rosso Rubino with new gray leather w/piping , new Pirellis, new rubber hoses, window & door seals, new suspension bushings and shocks, mechanically excellent, newly rebuilt Veloce engine. Original block also available, 72,000 miles, great driving car, $27,000 obo. 407-876-8860. FL 61 GS101, 4-spd, cony, #s match, project car $4,000 OBO. 713-680-1732. TX 62 GUILIETTA SPIDER, S/NAR171311, incomplete project, all metalwork completed, instruments rebuilt & refaced, new windshield, engine free, complete car, gtvalfa@home.com , utulsa@aol.com $5,000. 918-481-0227. OK 63 Giulia Spider(Normale), professional restoration 12 years ago. Well maintained by Alfa enthusiast. Excellent condition cosmetically and mechanically. Arizona car, no rust. Always garaged. White with blue interior and Stayfast top. Instruments rebuilt and refaced. Period radio works, as does everything else. New rubber mats throughout. Number 2 car that is ready to show, drive and enjoy. tgreenslade@usa.net $16,000. Bill Greenslade, 602-955-5547. 602-7650061. AZ 63 Giulia Sprint Speciale, white/tan, a complete and correct car with no rust, perfect for more Monterey and historic tours $25,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754. CA 65 2600 TOURING, 4-seat, red w/black interior, soft, no rust, runs great $22,000. Ask for Daniel, 714-662-1101. CA 65 GIULIA SPIDER, red/blk, nice daily driver $6,500. 727-526-1378. FL 65 Giulia spider 1600, red, one owner, 48,000 miles, rust-free, California car, mechanically fresh, requiring only cosmetics to be outstanding. $12,500. Jeff Knudsen, 616-335-3868. MI 65 TZ1, S/N 096, matching engine, unrestored good original condition. Photos garryroberts@fea.net $189,000. Garry, 949-650-2690. CA 66 GTV, red/tan, full professional restoration, leather interior, Sperry stage 52Liter, 45 mm Webers, mini-lites, R-1 tires, Nardi wheel, much more, $15,000. 570825-0571. PA 66 SPRINT SPECIALE, red w/gray int., 70,000 mi, needs new owner, restored. nyzz@dellmail.com $22,000. Steve Nylin, 425-481-7903. WA 67 DUETTO, white original exterior, black interior, floor rust, never any body damage, 15K orig mi, motor currently disassembled, dash has never been touched, even has original radio cover plate, no extra holes $4,000 OBO. 970506-0250. CO 67 DUETTO, red with black interior, vgc $10,500. 636-239-6781. MO 67 GTA, replica car, white/grey int, immaculate bare metal refinish, alum hood, 2 liter engine, rebuilt suspension, brakes, etc, strong responsive road car $16,500. 714898-2945. CA 67 JUNIOR COUPE, professional ground-up, used daily, fresh trick 2-1iter, 45 DCOEs, Spax, 15x7 Panasports, comp TAs, GTAM fenders, suspended pedals, roll bar, fuel cell, photo: www.cba. utulsa.edu/neidella/, gtvalfa@home. corn, utulsa@aol.com $10,000. 918-4810227. OK 67 QUATTRORUOTE ZAGATO, rare Zagato factory special, 1 of 92 produced, 1930's look, 1960's Alfa Giulia mechanicals, excellent condition $36,000. Lew Johnson, 703-243-7050. VA 68 GIULIA SUPER, 4-door, 1600cc, 5spd, 33,000 kilometers, exceptional original condition, beige exterior, tan interior $8,500. 847-864-9988. IL 69 DUETTO 1750 SPIDER, new Michelins, fresh motor, exhaust system, new seats, carpet, presentable paint, Haartz cloth top, 49K 2nd owner miles, garage kept, fun CA car, needs little $8,500. Mark, 760-341-0934. CA 69 GTV, fully restored to nice driver specs with lots invested, green w/tan leather, gorgeous mahogany interior, mechanically outrageous, needs nothing $15,000 hurry. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206-467-6531. FAX 206-467-6532 WA 73 GTV, 2-liter, 10.4 pistons, 1750 cams, sports suspension, rebuilt gearbox, etc, mechanically excellent $4,200. Mike, 860868-loll. CT 74 GTV, blk/tan int, no rust, prefect show quality enamel paint, rebuilt engine and Jon Norman's ALFA PARTS • New, extremely competitive "value pricing" on all parts. '7 Over 20 years of Alfa experience. Street & race. 1300, 1600, 1750, 2000, V6 - we know them all '/ORDERS WILL NOT GET LOST & YOU WILL GET THE RIGHT PART THE FIRST TIME! In California, call: 1-800-890-ALFA (2532) or 510-525-9435 Fax: 510-525-9519 22  750-101 -102-105-106-115-116-119-164 The largest stock in North America makes AR Ricambi your first choice for all your Alfa Romeo parts needs • Replacement Parts: Engine, drive line, sheet metal, glass, rubber. 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Market Review -4E 1974 Ferrari 246 GTS "Dino" Chassis number 06470 IL eft-hand drive chassis number 06470 was delivered new to main agents Tayre Ferrari in Madrid in October 1974 and sold to an American citizen, William Kemmerer, its first owner. The latter was then serving with the USAF and brought the Dino back to the US from Spain when his tour of duty was completed. Ferrari Market Letter records that the car was serviced by Algar Ferrari in Philadelphia in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The Motorcar Gallery of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, subsequently advertised the Dino for sale, describing it as "a one-owner car since October 1974." Its next recorded owner, I-I. Levy, of Glnedd, Pennsylvania and Boca Raton, Florida, prepared the car to the concours standards of the Ferrari Club of America and regularly exhibited it on the concours circuit between 1993 and 1995. The car was featured at the Cavallino Classic and the FCA Nationals, consistently placing in class at both venues. In August 1998 it passed to its next owner, a New York enthusiast, and was purchased from him by the vendor. Thoroughly serviced in the spring of 2000 by Spott Autos, of Gaylordsville, Connecticut, the car is described as in excellent mechanical condition. Its unusual Pino Verde metallic green color scheme is most attractive, while the interior features air conditioning, electric window lifts and the "Daytona" black ribbed squab panels set in brown leather upholstery. The wheel arches have been flared to accommodate larger than standard 7" x 14" alloy wheels. The indicated mileage of 55,500 is believed to be genuine and this well-presented example of a most desirable Ferrari Dino comes with its original owner's manual, warranty card and tool kit. Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCMPrice Guide  On January 20, 2001, this handsome 246 GTS brought $85,000 at the Bonhams & Brooks Cavallino auction, including buyer 's premium. The 246 GTS Dino has to be one of the most well-rounded classics of all time. The beauty of these cars lay in the thrill of the glorious roaring engine noise, the voluptuous view from the driver 's seat and the amazing go-kart feel. (I have never met anyone who, on pure aesthetics alone, loved those miserably flared wheel arches.) It's understood that faster, stronger and better-built cars have been produced before and after the Dino, but as my friend, Lisa Stone, once proclaimed, "The 246 is the prince of all sports cars. " I think Ms. Stone was on to something; Distributor cap  Chassis #  Tune-up/major service  sale at RM/Monterey on August 14, 1998, at $85K. What the...? Let's unravel this a bit. Occasionally, you may observe the same car being offered over and over again for sale at auctions. Perhaps a buyer can't be found and the seller tries again at a different venue. Perhaps the reserve is too high. Or, perhaps the car simply isn't desirable enough to anyone other than the chandelier in the back of the room. (Pity the poor chandelier, always bidding, usually on great cars, but never having quite enough money to get the job done.) (Add $7,500 for "chairs and flares") $350-$ 1,500; 30K-mile major service with cam belts $2,500-$3,500 $140 cap/$70 rotor Back to Pino Grigio, I mean Verde. What I find particularly odd about thisfrequent -auction Dino is that it seems to be a very nice car with an unblemished traceable history and excellent service/maintenance records. Many Dinos have been run into the ground, abused or wrecked overtime. Not terribly robust to begin with, they were "just cars" that weren't even accepted as true Ferraris for an unfairly long period. This is not one of those mistreated cars. 1,274 (YIN 02174 through 08518) $15,225 (1974) $65,000-$90,000 1972-74 Engine # ... Above timing cover below cylinder head on block Club  Ferrari Club of America, Box 720597, Atlanta, GA 30358; Ferrari Owner's Club, 8642 Cleta St. Downey, CA 90241 Web site  Alternatives  wvvw.ferrariclubofamerica.org ; 222.FerrariOwnersClub.org Porsche 911S, Maserati Merak SS, Lamborghini Urraco P300, Lotus Esprit S2 that may be as succinct and correct a description as I've ever heard. I was under the false assumption that Pino Verde (metallic green) must have been a damn popular color for 1974 Dinos, as I have seen three of them for sale in the last four years at auction. Upon closer inspection, it has been this very car offered on all three occasions. It was a no-sale at Christie's/Tarrytown on April 29, 2000, at $70K, and a no- 24  Stamped on driver's side rail in engine compartment; chassis plate in engine bay on firewall (Note: For those of you who add Ferrari emblems to your Dino, stop it, or we'll send Enzo's ghost to your house and he '11 wreak havoc with your Dinoplexes. I own one (1969 246 GT), and seeing a Dinofestooned with Prancing Horse badges and stickers that scream "I'm really a Ferrari even if Enzo never called me one just bothers me.) Dinos have risen steadily in value over the past 36 months while their bigger, faster, 12cylinder siblings, the Boxer and Testarossa, have fallen. Dinos are fun and easy to drive in reallife situations and look like sex on wheels in your driveway. Running costs are not absurd and parts are not terribly difficult to find. Denny Shue runs the helpful Dino Registry and there are several good books to educate the new buyer. Kudos to the new owner. You paid near top dollar, but got a great car. I only hope I don't see your Pino Verde exotic for sale any time soon under yet another tent.—Steve Serio (Historical data and photo courtesy of auction company)• Sports Car Market


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Sheehan Speaks by Michael Sheehan was infactpurchasedby a private American (yes, there were others present whom Mr. Sheehan missed). The 246 Dino at $45,000 was by no means cheap for Europe and if the French purchaser thinks he can resell it for $75,000, I wish him luck. I also disagree with Mr. Sheehan's comment that the Mondial, 208, 308s and Testarossas were sold for wholesale prices. In fact, only the white Testarossa was purchased by a dealer who bravely outbid several private individuals. D As for the Superfast, this car was sold within the pre-sale estimate, and was indeed flawless, so I was amused to see two lesser cars optimistically advertised in the FML for $100,000 more. Jam not aware of a 500 SF selling at auction for more than the car in Gstaad in recent years. As for the 250 GTO, no self-respecting auc- Close Doesn't Count ear SCM: Iread Mike Sheehan's column in the February issue (page 27) with interest. I would like to enlighten Mr. Sheehan that the 365 Boxer, which he "presumes" sold to the trade, tion house could pass up the chance to sell a car like this. We gave it our best and achieved a genuine record bid, the highest made in a classic car auction in over ten years. If the GTO did not change hands, I think this can be put down as much to world economic uncertainty in the days preceding the sale as anything else. If there had been a bidder present willing to go to $10 million, as Sheehan suggests, was he handcuffed? Sorry, but the logic doesn't add up. Jam pleased to say that we are still negotiating to sell the car. Finally, the ex-Jo Schlesser 250 GT Interim Berlinetta was sold by us shortly after the auction and will be going to an appreciative new home in the UK—Simon Kidston, President, Bonhams & Brooks Europe S.A. I still maintain that the 246 GT ($45,479), the 365 BB ($53,508) and the Superfast ($265,741) sold below world market rates. Putting on my private treaty hat, in the past few months I have sold cars very similar to those cars for more money. For example, the Superfast you offered, SN 6043 SF, was a magnificent example. Like you, "I am not aware of a Superfast selling for more in recent years." However, on August 5, 2000, I sold SN 6039 SF, a comparable Superfast, for well over $100,000 more than the price achieved in your sale and believe I have several American buyers, who were obviously not at Gstaad, who would have paid more for your car. Perhaps they will now be motivated to attend your Monaco sale. As for the 250 GTO, the high bidder is a collector well known to both of us, who sincerely wanted the car. I believe he knew that there was no real money against him at his highest bid, and wasn't going to be swayed by a chandelier. It is a simple law of economics that as prices go higher, as they have in the last five years, the pool of potential buyers shrinks. Combined with world economic uncertainly and the lack of a second buyer to bid the price up, the GTO did not sell. You did indeed "give it your best and achieved a genuine record bid," but close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades.• We make leasing as simple as turning the key. FINANCIAL SERVICES Serving your leasing needs since 1978 Premier April, 2001 47 Sherman Hill Road Woodbury, CT 06798 203-267-7700 FAX: 203-267-7773 DEALER INQUIRIES WELCOME Visit our Website at www.WhyNotLease.com 25


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Bill Noon, (858) 454-1800, Fax (858) 454-1890, e-mail bnoon@symbolicmotors.com 72 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA, red w/beautiful original tan leather, excellent mechanical and cosmetic condition, Borranis $119,500. Fantasy Junction, 5 10-6537555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 72 Dino 246 GTS, S/N 03908. $75,000. Symbolic Motor Company. Bill Noon, (858) 454-1800, Fax (858) 454-1890, e-mail bnoon@symbolicmotors.com 73 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA, restored, dark red w/blk leather, Borranis and tools, an extremely beautiful late model example $115,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-6537555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 73 Dino 246 GTS, S/N 06462. $119,000. Symbolic Motor Company. Bill Noon, (858) 454-1800, Fax (858) 454-1890, e-mail bnoon@symbolicmotors.com 73 Dino 246 GTS, S/N 06470. $109,000. Symbolic Motor Company. Bill Noon, (858) 454-1800, Fax (858) 454-1890, e-mail bnoon@symbolicmotors.com 74 DINO 246 GTS, CA car with bare metal paint in factory red w/tan Daytona Connolly leather, extensive list of new parts, a beautiful car w/no excuses, covered headlights, tools and books $74,500. Fan- tasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510653-9754 CA 76308 GTB, fiberglass, wet sump car, USA model, red with tan, very nice $37,000 will take trades. Forza, 860-350-1140. FAX 860-350-1148 CT 78 308 GTS, fly yellow, 24K mi, immaculate, Ansa, tools, books, belts, clutch at 20K mi $32,500. 305-745-2603. FL 79 308 GTS, red w/tan interior, 35K mi, looks and runs excellent, a 2-owner car with books, tools and records $31,900. Art, 262-567-2536. WI 80 308 GTSI, fuel injected, 5-spd, blk vinyl targa top, fly yellow, brown leather interior, great shape, 59K mi, all maintenance records $26,900. 810-516-2132. 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Collecting Thoughts  English Traditionalist Experiences B-] Conversion in Arizona Desert by Richard Hudson Evans - T he Barrett-Jackson school of auctioneering, with cars fired up and driven over the block, a commentator introducing each lot, a corral of auctioneers speaking high-speed patter, predatory ringmen stalking their bidder prey and, where necessary, the grinder squeezing a vendor and his reserve down until a car can be sold would not go down well with the tweedies in the sleepy sale tents of Ye Olde England. In most UK sales, a solitary auctioneer occupies the rostrum, while a bid spotter or two from the lower orders may be permitted to assist the gavel-wielding senior specialist. This person, depending on the size of operation, is usually the chairperson, CEO or proprietor of the auction company. This is a very old order, which even the arrival of newfangled e-auctioning is unlikely to ruffle. In England, potential buyers and sellers would not like to be publicly identified by any behavior imported from the Wild West. For in the very old country, if a reserve is lowered during a car's turn, then the nod to permit this has to be discreetly extracted from the vendor by the auctioneer. No grinder (or, as BarrettJackson calls him, the "seller's assistant") can be seen, center stage, at work on the owner. Also, unless a lot is being sold for charity, when celebrities and others like to be seen making donations, most bidders—especially dealers—prefer to act without publicity. They do not want to be seen being pumped by a ringman or, even worse, clearly identified as being the buyer of a lot by a contract signature clerk, pen and clipboard in hand, homing in on them. While the American operations of Christie's, RM and Bonhams & Brooks all employ the traditional antiques salesroom approach for their glossy catalog events, US-style auctioneering continues to dominate the marketplace for the vast majority of sales Stateside. clearly. It was obvious how much was being bid and by whom—and whether a car was still below reserve or really was on sale. And when cars were subject to a reserve, at exactly the night moment and not before, vendors were "persuaded" to lower their expectations. I then saw ringmen (a.k.a. the "buyer's assistants") cajole smaller bids from bidders than would be contemplated or acceptable to a Euro auctioneer. For example, even when the bidding had topped, say, $80,000, the auctioneer, instead of going for ever-increasing bids, would settle for $2,500 and sometimes even $1,000 increments, eking every possible penny out of the bidders. In many cases, this led to a car selling for far more than its original reserve. Surely, this was in the interest of all parties. Even on the low-profile, non-televised days, the general standard of lot preparation at Scottsdale was to a much higher standard than you would encounter at most UK auctions. There, apart from a few star exhibits or a rare concours-standard entry, most collector cars tend to be far more used-looking, with much less emphasis on detailing. Also, while some values have happily hardened since the mid-1990s, for most classics in Euroland it has become totally uneconomic to repeat the major restorations of the 1986-89 boom. Liquidation returns after commissions Auction." And thanks to an infrastructure which has been well-oiled from many years in the game, Craig Jackson and team put on a great show. Indeed, it really is most unlikely that any of the rival auction houses, even with their far more detailed catalogs, would be able to better B-J's 2001 sale statistics, let alone organize an event on anything like the scale of this monster bash, the company's 30th annual event. In any case, even without a catalog, I could find all I wanted to know about sale entries —and their owners—by researching both on the field. Of course, not everything was perfect. Disappointingly, this year's catalog-cover Alfa didn't cross the block, being withdrawn at the last minute due to a dispute over a "shared" chassis number. There were no veteran cars, only a very few pre-WWI and pre-WWII models. Only one competition machine was offered, a Ford GT40. However, there was still plenty of postwar metal to entertain buyers, including a sensational selection of US muscle cars. These are the categories which, after all, dominate and accurately reflect the current pop classic marketplace. They are the types of car that most of us actually buy. For those seeking to migrate from icier climes in January, a few days browsing among some great cars in the winter sunshine of Arizona—not to mention munching on mandatory Krispy Kreme doughnuts and huge steak sandwiches, and cruising in a rented golf cart between healthy ice cream stops and the occasional Bud—comes highly recommended. In the unlikely event of automobile overload, you could always deviate and partake of a massaging-recliner demonstration or land that life-size bar statue of Elvis for your playroom. There is truly something for everyone and every taste here. Vendor booth hints that this is not an English-style event. I imagined, therefore, that I would be absolutely appalled by the din and ra7zmats77 in the Barrett-Jackson auction tent (the largest in the world), where cars cross the block every three minutes from 10:00 in the morning to 10:00 at night, spanning four long days. Well, I have to admit to experiencing a B-J conversion in Scottsdale. Their system really does work. For starters, even in what for me was a foreign land, I could see and hear everything April, 2001  have been deducted would rarely cover the refurbishment bills involved. At Scottsdale, on the other hand, several entries had been freshly and specially restored just for the block. In many cases, this approach appears to have paid off for restorers, who reaped high retail returns. From their results highlights as well as the mega-impressive $26.7-million sale total, B-J can justly claim to be staging, as their banner proclaims, "The World's Greatest Classic Car So, dear SCMreaders, and especially those located on my side of the pond, where the first month of the year is perpetually dismal and drizzly, I would suggest that you place January 16-20, 2002 on your calendar for that great sun-drenched, car-filled escape break you know you deserve. Be there and enjoy—I certainly did. If our paths should coincide, perhaps in the bidder's bar, make mine a screwdriver. Richard Hudson-Evans lives in Birmingham, England, and is SCM's head European auction analyst. SCM's auction report on Barrett-Jackson begins on page 34. 27


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Etceterini & Friends Market Place 1956 Maserati A6G2000 Spider Chassis number: 2123 Engine number: 2123 IF ollowing their competition success with the sports-racing A6GCS models through 1953, in 1954, Maserati introduced a second series for a production run of road-going sports and coupe designs on a similar chassis. The twin-cam, 2-liter, 6cylinder engine fitted into the well-designed twin-tubular chassis layout, which proved ideal to receive coachwork designs by the leading Italian stylists such as Frua, Pinin Farina and Zagato. Some sixty-five A6G/54 chassis were built, of which this car, chassis 2123, was one of seven originally bodied with the elegant and attractive "double-bubble" coupe coachwork by Zagato. It was delivered new in Italy to a Signor Cattrini of Brescia, who used it competitively in local racing and hill-climbs such as the Monte-Bandoni, Trento and Maloja Pass road events during the late 1950s. From the factory build sheets it has been noted that some special features were included in the specification to incorporate some A6GCS racing components, including brakes, hubs, clutch, valve-springs and some instrumentation. The engine and chassis are specified normal A6G/54 type, with induction provided by three twin-choke Weber 40DC03 carburetors, and the machine shod with Pirelli 600x16 tires on Borrani alloy-rimmed wire-spoke wheels. In 1959 the car was sold to Peter Daimler, grandson of the automobile pioneer and founding father of the German motor industry, Otto Daimler. He continued the tradition of road-racing hill-climb events in it, competing at Rossfeld, Berchtesgaden and Hasselburg near Linz in Austria, where he inverted the machine, seriously damaging the bodywork, but fortuitously not the driver. As a result, the car was sent back to the Zagato works in Modena, where it was assessed very expensive to restore the coupe coachwork. It was decided more expediently that conversion to an open two-seater was a better option. It is this very attractively styled Spider body that it still wears today. The car thus restored, it remained in Daimler's ownership until 1966 when he sold it to Mr. Rudolf Patzl, who lived in Vienna. It stayed until 1973, when discovered by English dealer Colin Crabbe, who brokered a sale to the current vendor. He has used it only as a road car primarily for Continental touring and road events. It was prepared for the Scottish Tour by Maserati specialist Peter Shaw in the mid-1980s, since when it has been regularly maintained by its enthusiast owner primarily for Maserati Club events. It is described as good mechanically and sound bodily, although the top may need attention. Included with the car is a spare gearbox casing with some internals and a small quantity of original Maserati tools. There is complete documentation of its history from 1959 to 1973. This car would be ideally suitable for historic and retrospective events such as the Mille Miglia, Tour de France and many other rally or sporting ventures. This car sold at the November 20, 2000 Christie 's auction in London for $247,435, including buyer 's premium. Any historically important car that underwent a period re-body raises many questions, both philosophical and economic. But first, there are some inaccuracies in the auction company description that need rect0)- 28  Years produced  Number produced  Original list price SCMPrice Guide   Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap Chassis #   Engine #  ing. There were not 65, but only 60 A6G/54 chassis built. Second, the original owner was not Signor Cattrini, but rather Bruno Moroni in Milano. (As an aside, when Moroni owned the car, its plate number was MI 301192, Cattrini, BS 7682.) Third, only one (S/N 2121), not seven, Maserati Zagato A6G/54s had a double-bubble roof The rest were originally built with flat roofs. Ofthe 60 A6G/54s, 19 were Zagato coupes. This car, S/N 2123, was produced on March 18, 1956, as a flat-roof Zagato coupe, painted the original shade of Italian racing red, a "Bordeaux" color. It is likely that it was raced at Monza before being sold to Mr. CattrinL On top of cylinder head, between the two cams Alternatives .. Alfa Romeo 1900 Zagato, Aston Martin DB 2/4, Ferrari 212 On front cross member, in front of engine This car raises all the questions that apply to these "fixed" cars. Being re-bodied after an accident is fairly common for aluminum-bodied cars in Italy. When restoring the car today, do you leave it with its re-body or do you have it re-skinned by Zagato in Milano? Today, the majority opinion seems to be that a car should carry its original style body, especially ifit was a racer A close second is that the car should carry the most valuable (historically defensible) body—in other words, the body it was wearing when it achieved its most historically significant accomplishments. A distinct minority, in which SCM often finds itself is to leave the car and its unique history intact. Maserati 2123 with a Zagato body would be worth around $325,000. The cost to have Galbiati make an "original" body would be in the $75,000 range, so the numbers workfor a conversion back to the original. We believe this one-off Maserati is historically significant, though, due to its interesting and documented ownership history and unique coachwork. It may actually end up being worth 1954-57 60 $5,600 $275,000-$325,000 $500 build your own more than a standard Zagato. Thus, we believe it was very well bought, in addition to providing its new owner with entrée in nearly any significant vintage event in the world.—Giuseppe Tomasetti (Historical data and photo courtesy of auction company)• Sports Car Market


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CT 54 235 CHAPRON DROPHEAD, restored car in black w/red leather, extremely elegant and in excellent running condition $89,500. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA FACEL VEGA 57 FACEL VEGA, FVS 2-door coupe, magnificent black lacquer finish, chrome wire wheels, AACA Senior winner, participant at Pebble Beach $43,500. Hyman Ltd, 314524-6000. FAX 314-524-0340 MO 61 FACEL VEGA, Excellence, documented previous owners were heirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, needs complete restoration, complete car $17,500. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206-467-6531. FAX 206-4676532 WA 61 FACEL VEGA, HK500, beautiful recent restoration, onyx black lacquer with new red leather, very pretty car $36,500. Hyman Ltd, 314-524-6000. FAX 314-5240340 MO FIAT 60 OSCA 1500, red w/blk leather interior, no rust, rebuilt twin cam engine $9,000. 636-239-6781. MO 60 JOLLY 600, this rare original Jolly needs a full restoration, but does run $5,950. Hyman Ltd, 314-524-6000. MO 67 DINO SPIDER, yellow/blk, very nice throughout, rust-free, nice recent paint, original interior w/new carpets, new top, drives very well, no smoke $32,900. 630655-3535. IL 67 DINO COUPE, in storage since 1990 $4,250 OBO. Jim, 630-352-5034. IL 75 124 SPIDER CONY, red, new blk top, 5-spd, 86K mi, exc cond, garage kept $5,500 OBO. 610-275-1972. PA 81 TURBO SPIDER, this is a new car, 373 original miles, blue, tan, perfect for collection or driver $25,000. 804-758-3034. VA 83 PININFARINA AZZURRA, Spider convertible, 49,617 actual miles, vivid red w/new buckskin top, buckskin interior, absolutely mint condition inside and out, only 3 model years in US $10,500. 978374-8826. MA April, 2001 74 INTERMECCANICA INDRA, the only 1 (of 25) built with a Shelby 428" Cobra Jet V8, hid 4-spd, factory a/c, ps, pb, pw, white w/blue, like new, very fast and only 13,453 miles $44,500 trades welcome. Motorcar Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL ISO GRIFO 67 ISO GRIFO, red/blk, 4-spd, Campys, excellent interior redone correctly, rust-free, recent paint $44,900. 630-655-3535. IL 69 ISO GRIFO LUSSO, red/blk, 32,810 miles, factory 327 Chevy, Borranis, vgc, fast and beautiful $44,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL 73 ISO RIVOLTALELE, factory equipped with Ford 351 Cleveland V8, auto, cold ac, ps, pb, pw, etc, very reliable and comfortable full 4-passenger grand tourer, 43K mi, unusually nice throughout $18,900. Motorcar Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL ITALIA 70 ROADSTER, red/tan, excellent mechanicals, including a complete rebuild of the proper 351 Cleveland, outstanding cosmetics, must see $39,900. 630-6553535. IL LAMBORGHINI 69 ISLERO, silver blue w/mint orig cognac leather in Borrani wires, fresh brakes, clutch, gearbox and exhaust, full receipts $35,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 69 MIURA S, metallic blue/cream int, $85,000 call for details. Al Burtoni, Milano Imports, 408-847-8732. FAX 408-8473738 CA 70 MIURA 5, red w/blk int, first car w/ factory a/c, no rust or accidents, 30,000 km, very original car, never restored, good condition $85,000. 909-640-1191. CA 71 ESPADA, 20K mi, no rust, Miura wheels, tools, beautiful car in green metallic, complete history $29,500 firm. 860455-9030. CT 75 LP400, red/new blk leather int, 26K mi, ground-up restoration, BBS racing wheels, larger brakes and Euro exhaust, fresh major service, ready to go $100,000 US$. Aram, 416-801-3011. CANADA ON 76 UFtACCO P200, 1 of 66 produced $25,000. 512-424-6867. TX 78 SILHOUETTE, bright red/blk int, only 52 made, 26K mi $45,000 OBO. Ultimate Motor Works, 407-339-3443. FAX 407-834-4002 FL 84 COUNTACH 5000S, blk/blk, 8K US mi, very well cared for, books and records all there $80,000. 913-384-1767. KS P400 MIURA, production date 10/10/68, production order 274, chassis 3769, engine 2448, blue ext, mustard int, good as new (or better) in all respects, same owner 15+ years, 28K mi, complete record of restoration, owner's manual, service manual, parts breakdown $110,000 firm. 610-373-6049 anytime. PA LANCIA 58 FLAMINIA BERLINA, 4-door sedan, silver over grape, 2.8 3C V6, elegant example, gray Wilton wool int, wipers inside and out of rear window, engine is virtually new, less than 1,500 mi, new tires $15,950. Ron, 303-973-2405. CO 65 FLAMINIA SS ZAGATO, silver blue metallic wired int, nearing completion of a high quality restoration $75,000. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206-467-6531. FAX 206467-6532 WA 76 BETA SCORPION, 2nd owner, under 6K ml, always garaged, never operated in winter, sunroof, 2-place car w/hi-perf Fiat engine, professionally maintained, lots of literature and some spares, Ferrari red and in impeccable condition, immaculate and rare collector's car $14,000 OBO. Bob Woodward, 319-588-5684. FAX 3 19-5885750 IA 77 LANCIA SCORPION, gold, tan leather, rust free San Diego car, all original, spectacular condition, new Stayfast top and straps, Ansa exhaust, 14" Beta wheels (originals included), custom cover, alfadoc@televiso.com, http:// photos.yahoo.com/bc/cosoundman $5,000 OBO. 303-447-0454 days. 303463-0304 eves. CO 79 BETA ZAGATO COUPE, med blue/ blk int, 1-owner/driver from new, 75K mi, books and service records, well maintained and in excellent condition $7,500. 631537-1868. NY 79 ZAGATO, 40K mi, looks new, white/ blk Targa top, not running $1,900. 520579-5569. AZ MASERATI 62 3500 GTI, S/N 1371, $109,000. Symbolic Motor Company. Bill Noon, (858) 454-1800, Fax (858) 454-1890, e-mail bnoon@symbolicmotors.com 63 VIGNALE SPYDER, metallic blue, caramel leather, 5-spd, wire wheels, immaculate $75,000. 713-794-3368 days. 713526-8990 eves. TX 67 MEXICO, immaculate condition, fully restored, silver w/burgundy Connolly leather, stick shift, 5-spd, Borranis, 51K miles $21,900 OBO. 323-462-0603 eves/ mess. CA 70 GHIBLI SPYDER, 5-spd, factory a/c, ps, wire wheels, red/tan, 41K mi, excellent throughout $88,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL 71 GHIBLI SS COUPE, brown metallic, white leather, ps, pb, a/c, high end stereo, immaculate $42,500 trades considered. 713-794-3368 days. 713-526-8990 eves. lx 72 GHIBLI SS COUPE, blk/tan, 26K orig mi, bought in CA 12 years ago, maintained to highest standards, superb mechanical condition, good paint, good original tan int, great driver $37,500. Mr Harris, 914631-0090. NY 74 BORA, bllc/blk, very clean low mileage example w/few miles since new clutch, windshield, dash, stainless steel top, cooling system and much more, rebuilt trans, tools and books $32,500. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA MORETTI 59 TOUR DE MONDE COUPE, 750cc, nice restoration, documents, very rare $15,000 offer. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206467-6531. FAX 206-467-6532 WA • www.maseratinet.corn Illr MASERATI1. ■  SINCE 1970 °41111 MITE RN Pal°11 Factory recognized. Join the world's largest Maserati support group, with more than 3,500 members from 39 countries. Tech staff available to help owners and enthusiasts; parts discounts; the famous 80+ page glossy Club magazine Viale Ciro Menotti; Club decal; roster; access to a multitude of Maserati road tests, technical bulletins, manuals, etc. To join, fax your name, address, and credit card number; you'll receive a packet of Maserati information by Air Mail. $70 USA members, $80 Canada, $100 all other countries. Join now! MASERATI PARTS TOLL FREE 1-800-MASERATI (627-3728) New & Used for All Models. Providing owners with knowledgeable, courteous, prompt professional express service since 1976. Next-day service our speciality. Competitive Prices. $10 million inventory. Service shop discounts. VISA / MC / AE Technical Assistance Line: USA + 425-455-4707 Fax: USA + (425) 646-5458 P.O. Box 1015, Mercer Island, WA 98040 USA E-mail: mie@maseratinet.com Francis G. Mandarano President Serving the Maserati community since 1976 29 41,


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A 32 ALFA ROMEO TIPO B (P3), SIN 5002. $3M. Symbolic Motor Company. Bill Noon, (858) 454-1800, Fax (858) 454-1890, e-mail bnoon@symbolicmotors.com 37 ALFA ROMEO 12C-37, S/N 51204, P.O.A. Symbolic Motor Company. Bill Noon, (858)454-1800, Fax (858) 454-1890, e-mail bnoon@symbolicmotors. com 37 ALFA ROMEO 8C 2900B, S/N 412021. $2.5M. Symbolic Motor Company. Bill Noon, (858) 454-1800, Fax (858) 454-1890, e-mail bnoon@symbolic motors.com 49 LINCOLN BABY COUPE, Mexican race graphics, dual carbs $20,000. 650854-1755. CA 52 FERRARI 225 Sport, S/N 0160/ED, $950,000. Symbolic Motor Company. Bill Noon, (858) 454-1800, Fax (858) 454-1890, e-mail bnoon@symbolicmotors.com 52 STANGUELLINI FIAT, 1100S Sport Barchetta, breathtaking alloy coachwork, similar to Maserati A6GCS, twin Webers, alloy sump, wires, the perfect event car $65,000 trades. 805-969-2787. CA 54 SIATA, Daina GS alloy by Sti Farina, complete, straight, stripped to bare alloy, all vintage eligible, need restoration $18,500. 323-656-7483. FAX 323-6548788 CA 58 ALFA SPYDER RACE CAR, HSR, SVRA race ready, 1300cc, 5-spd, full cage, fuel cell, fire system onboard, fresh engine, r o --17§-1F1 www.christophgrohe.com The connoisseur's address for selected fine classics trans, clutch, some extra part $21,500 call for details. 770-917-1211. GA 60 PORSCHE 356, fully race prepared and maintained by Ecurie Engineering, red w/ yellow, nearly fresh engine, HSRNSCDA history, you won't be disappointed $37,000. 847-945-2514. IL 61 ALFA, Giulietta Spyder, 1300cc engine, excellent race ready condition, very competitive Group 1 race car, fully sorted $13,000. Paul Lane, 203-377-6745. CT 62 LOTUS 23B, sports racer, #23-S-85, Arch Motors frame #AM56, BMW 2.0L, Webers $75,000. peterbliss 1 @cs.com, . 62 PLYMOUTH FURY, built 440, runs strong, consistent winner, low 12s, straight, solid sedan $12,900 OBO. 203238-4881 after 6pm. CT 63 LOTUS 23B, road race car $89,500 OBO. Barrett-Jackson Select Sales, 480421-6694. AZ 64 COBRA 289 ROADSTER, S/N CSX 2517, $195,000. Symbolic Motor Company. Bill Noon, (858) 454-1800, Fax (858) 454-1890, e-mail bnoon@symbolic motors.com 65 CORVETTE COUPE BP, car is totally restored w/only 2 races, history from 60s and 70s w/log books, best of everything, car still has glass door panels, no fender flares and is one of the finest coupes $62,000 may partial trade. 443-831-0212. 410-561-8064.MD 65 FORD SHELBY COBRA, 427SC, red/ blk, complete history, restored by AC England $3,300,000 French Francs. Bob, 281370-7355. TX 66 ALFA GTV RACE CAR, professionally built from ground-up, everything new or rebuilt, fresh full race 2000cc motor, close ratio trans, roll cage, Tilton pedals, fully adjustable Ward and Dean suspension, fire system, run up front, lots invested $27,500. Ray, 805-388-9091. CA 66 FERRARI DINO 206, S/N SP026, $1.25M Symbolic Motor Company. Bill Noon, (858) 454-1800, Fax (858) 454-1890, e-mail bnoon@symbolicmotors.com 66 PORSCHE 906, S/N 906-145. $395,000. Symbolic Motor Company. Bill Noon, (858) 454-1800, Fax (858) 454-1890, e-mail bnoon@symbolicmotors.com 67 ALFA DUETTO, SCCA/vintage racer, raced from 67 to 83, stored inside since, very fast Natn'l car, held Lime Rock E-Production record, ran run-offs, all authentic bits, easy conversion to killer vintage racer $9,500. Bill, 703-818-5576. VA 67 Ford GT40 MKIII, S/N 1105. $395,000. Symbolic Motor Company. Bill Noon, (858) 454-1800, Fax (858) 454-1890, e-mail bnoon@symbolicmotors.com 68 PONTIAC, Firebird Trans Am, 1st in Class and 3rd overall in 24 hour at Daytona in '69, original GM crossram intake, fresh legal 302, M22, car is well prepared, constant front runner, SVRA medallion $75,000 may partial trade. 443-831-0212. 410-561-8064.MD 76 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX, 2-door, silver, 1971 455 Oldsmobile, 3,500 ml, rebuilt engine w/442 heads, headers, Edelbrock manifold, Holley 850 d/p, f/b 400 trans, much more, need body & suspension work $7,500 neg. onthearm4@juno.com, . 79 Ferrari 512 BB/LM, S/N 29509 $495,000. Symbolic Motor Company. Bill Noon, (858) 454-1800, Fax (858) 454-1890, e-mail bnoon@symbolicmotors. corn 84 PEUGEOT, 205 T-16 4wd Group B rally car $75,000. Fantasy Junction, 510653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 89 PORSCHE 911 C4 COUPE, arena red, 3.6L, 98K mi, beige int, new leather, sunroof, power everything, upgraded audio system, aftermarket exhaust & wheels included, beautiful and fast $26,000. 703707-0854. VA 93 FERRARI 348 TB, Competezione, custom fabricated by Ferrari dealer (Hollywood Sports Car) to run in the World Supercup Series, never raced, test time only, a 300K professionally built race car, not a backyard special, the ultimate club racer $78,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL COBRA 427 SC, all aluminum, guardsman blue with white stripes, 530 hp, 4-spd Toploader, soft top, tonneau, spare tire, tool kit, handcrafted from all new old stock components, 1965 Ford title, 51 miles on odometer, world's finest $125,000 trades considered. Bill, 619-390-9080. CA• 1923 Type 29/30 Indianapolis 500 1922 Type 29/30 Grand Prix de Strasbourg The first and oldest surviving 8 cylinder Bugatti works Grand Prix cars A unique opportunity to acquire two cars which are absent even from the Schlumpf Collection in Mulhouse, France. .1="1/VE  P.8.84 CH-1164 BUCH1LLON SWITZERLAND  30  Tel: 0041.21.807.35.65  CA RS'  Fax: 0041.21.807.34.23  E-mail : christoph.groheevtx.ch Sports Car Market


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Book Reviews Ratings: ***(1:( is Best. Two copies of books, videos, CDs, etc. must be furnished for review. Please send both copies to SCM, 6833 SE Pine Ct, Portland, OR 97215. Porsche 911 Carrera 1984-89 Service Manual Author and Publisher: Bentley Publishers Phone: 800/423-4595 Size: 8'/2" x 11" paperback, approximately 400 pages. Price: $119.95 Rating: 1984-1989 Carrera owners **** Casual enthusiasts * For years, the only trusted source for service procedures was the official Porsche workshop manual. Bentley's hefty volume is essentially a reprint of the factory workshop manual, but at a friendlier price. The quality of the work is excellent, with crisp photos and full commentary. However, this book isn't for the neophyte mechanic. The factory manuals have always assumed a basic familiarity with things mechanical. While there is a bit of introduction, you need to understand your way around a 911 before the book will make much sense; not a course in auto mechanics, but rather selected bits of vital information about the 3.2 Carreras. While exhaustive on engine and transmission rebuild details, the factory manuals have always been slim on body issues. This one is better than most, having good sections on fender and door removal and installation, and dealing with the always-challenging sunroof cables. Missing is a single word on the complex Cabriolet top. The section on replacing a dash pad is disappointing as well, as it fails to call out the location of the hidden attachment studs. The electrical sections will reveal to you components placed in all manner of strange places. For example, the central locking control module is mounted in the front luggage compartment, near the right side defroster vent, and the air conditioning blower resistor is under the right front foot rest. This manual discusses such unusual arrangements. There is a much-needed troubleshooting guide for the Bosch Motronic electronic fuel injection. A torque curve is provided for the 1987-89 engines, but not for the 1984-86 models. Given the difference in horsepower but not displacement, I wondered how the torque curve had changed. For the owner who is committed to doing his own work or the shop now stretching into heavy-duty repairs, this is a great way to beat the several hundred dollar cost of the factory publications without losing much in the translation.—Jim Schrager April, 2001  Alfa Romeo Berlinas Author: John Tipler Publisher: Veloce Press Web site: www.veloce.co.uk Size: 8" x 91/4" hardbound, 190 pages. Price: $49.95 Rating: Alfa fans er** Casual enthusiasts * John Tipler is a prolific British author with several books on Alfa, including Alfa Giulia Coupe and Alfa Romeo Legends. When he talks about Alfa Berlinas, or what we commonly refer to as sedans, you know you're in good hands. American enthusiasts tend to think of Alfa in terms of its Sprints and Spiders, with the name "Berlina" referring to the boxy four-doors built on the 105 chassis from 1969-74. The bulk of Alfa production since World War I, however, has always been Berlinas and Tipler's book treats them in satisfying detail. Prior to World War I, Alfa provided the running chassis and essentially left it up to the owner to specify a body style. People were suspicious of the safety of enclosed cars, so very few Berlinas were built on Alfa chassis. After the war, the safety of an enclosed car was less an issue, and Berlina bodies decorated chassis from the GI of 1921-22 and RL models of Merosi, Jano's 6-cylinder masterpieces and Trevisan's 6C2500. They're all nicely documented in the first 35 pages, using many factory photos. Alfa's new car after World War II was the mass-produced 1900 Berlina and, ever since, sedans have kept the company going. Readers will be attracted to the details of the seldomseen Giulietta Berlinas, and the ample coverage of the Giulia models, as well as the subsequent 1750, 2000, Alfetta and Milano (75) sedans. For the avid Alfista in the States, this book is a valuable reference that documents newer Alfa sedans we've never seen. In fact, almost half of the book covers models that were never exported to the States, including several European Car of the Year winners. Of greatest interest are the Fiat-made 100-series cars, including the 145, 146, 155, 156 and the luxury 166. This is a handsome book, with plenty of color throughout. However, as essential as Berlinas have been to Alfa's survival, the Spiders and Sprints are still the attention-getters, even on the pages of a book. That explains the many photos of Sprints and Spiders sprinkled throughout.—Pat Braden Can-Am Photo History Author: Pete Lyons Publisher: Motor Books International Phone: 800/826-6600 Size: 81/4" x 105/8" hardbound, 192 pages. Price: $34.95 Rating: Can-Am fans ***** Casual enthusiasts ** A melding of bigblock NASCAR brawn and Formula 1 sophistication, the Canadian-American Challenge Cup series lasted from 1966 to 1974 and served as a test bed for advanced aerodynamics. Thanks to Pete Lyons' evocative text and pictures, this book comes very close to making its own thunder. While the book is heavy with photographs, Lyons' writing skills stitch the Can-Am era together neatly into a coherent history. These were the cars that brought wings to the race track. These were also the cars that pushed the aerodynamic envelope: the 2J "sucker" and winged 2E Chaparrals probed uncharted territory. A well-known photojournalist, Lyons covers the era with a familiarity that is intimate and thoroughly engaging. His photos and commentary reveal a level of access that the average enthusiast can only dream about. You can bet that when Jim, Denny or Bruce saw Pete at the track, they were all on a first-name, let's-havea-drink-afterwards basis. His membership in the inner circle of Can-Am culture makes this book especially captivating. By piecing together bits from many interviews to create first-person accounts, Lyons gives readers the sense they're overhearing one of those after-the-race debriefs. This is a follow-up to Lyons' earlier CanAm book, also published by MB!. The chapters are arranged chronologically, with sub-chapters on the cars, teams and drivers. Each year gets its own chapter, a race-by-race chronicle that leaves hardly a detail unrecounted. An appendix tabulates the results of every race in the series. Sub-chapters cover Jim Hall, Phil Hill, John Surtees, Dennis Hulme, Dan Gurney, George Follmer, Mario Andretti and Jackie Oliver. In addition, there is a subchapter on engines and another on the McLaren specials that spiced up the already-hot series. If you've never heard of the Can-Am, this is not a book for you. On the other hand, if you missed the races (which ended 27 years ago), the best of the series is captured here, in a format that's the next best thing to having been there.—PB 31


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Class icsit Romeo Spider 2000 he Alfa Romeo Duetto Spider, intro- 1991-94 Alfa duced in 1966, continued in production until Alfa withdrew from the US market after 1994. A 28-year run for one model is a notable accomplishment, similar to the Model T and VW Beetle. The original Duetto (a name which Alfa only officially used for the 1967 models) drew mixed reviews. For the US 1971 model year, the delicate tail was cut off. However, the basic "Kammtail" bodywork remained (with front and rear spoilers added in 1983) until 1991 when the last-generation treatment was introduced. In 1969 the Spider lost its dual Weber carburetors for a SPICA fuel injection system, which was a reasonably effective, if slightly cobbledtogether way for Alfa to meet US federal emission regulations. In 1982, Alfa swapped the SPICA for the Bosch L-Jetronic system. Bosch Motronic was introduced in 1990. Over the years, the Spider evolved from a basic sports car to a subdued luxo-tourer. The evolution was prompted by progressive safety standards and emissions laws that drained the engine of its power and burdened the body with a variety of safety equipment. In place of power, later Alfa tail that echoed the rounded design of the nose. Emissions and power problems were solved by the Bosch Motronic system and the head-gasket sealing problem was similarly solved. The final version of the Spider was reliable and the most attractive of them all. A comparison between the first- and lastgeneration Spider is more favorable to the newer car than one might imagine. The seating positions are similar, even though the newer seats are more padded and finished in leather. The delicately rimmed steering wheel of the early car has been replaced with a pregnancy, spawned Spiders offered power assists (and leather trim). When these attractions wore thin, Alfa marketed "special edition" models that offered decals but no mechanical advantages. When Fiat announced it would not export a new Spider to the US, the 1991 body change was recognized as the last generation. For 1994, Alfa offered 190 stock US Spiders with an identifying "Commemorative Edition" dash plaque and decorated wheels. The last-generation Spider was, in fact, worthy of its Duetto heritage. The awful stick-on rear spoiler was replaced by an elegantly rounded by a mandatory air bag. A 1966 Duetto owner, transported through time to 1994, would recognize the car, but might be put off by the excessive amount of plastic that surrounds the passengers. If one could vaporize all the plastic, the remainder—a responsive twin-cam engine, superb 5-speed gearbox (ignoring the three-speed automatic), elegantly located solid rear axle and supple suspension— still represents the best of Alfa's serial-production engineering. These last-generation Spiders are still new enough that cars with 50,000 or less original miles are not uncommon. Don't buy a car that has had a repaint, or any significant collision damage. Some claim the "Commemorative Edition" cars are worth more; I agree, but only by the value of the badge kit—$10. These are not investment cars and never will be. They are the last iteration of Alfa's bestselling postwar convertible, though, and when driven con brio still reveal the vestiges of Alfa's history that are absent from a front-drive car. In my opinion, with the 1991-94 Spider, Alfa really did save the best for last. —Pat Braden• Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCMPrice Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  1991-94 N/A $25,000 $9,500-$ 12,000 $100 $50 On bulkhead On intake side of engine block AROC, 10 Raskin Road, Morristown, NJ 07960 www.aroc-usa.org Mazda Miata, Porsche 914 or 944 Cabriolet The Twenv Year mim! PICTURE Touring With Speed and Style 1952-55 Bentley Continental Fastback, 1966-68 Ferrari 330 GTC, 1954-56 M-B 300SL Gullwing Coupe $500,000 $450,000 $400,000 $350,000 $300,000 $250,000 $200,000 $150,000 $100,000 $50,000 $0 1982 • 1954-56 M-B 300SL Gullwing Coupe 32  1983 1984 1985  1986  1987  II 1952-55 Bentley  Continental Fastback (Prices for cars in excellent condition.  This monthly value guide is provided courtesy of Cars of Particular Interest CPI is the pocket guide most often used by credit unions Additional data compiled from SCM archives.) and banks when dealing with loan values of collectible domestic and imported cars. Ph: 301/317-4228, FAX 301/317-8330* Sports Car Market 1988  1989  1990 1991 1992  1993 1994 0 1966-68 Ferrari 330 GTC 1995 1996  1997 1998 1999 2000 Gullwing Bentley Ferrari 2001


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r  T here's a danger inherent in Arizona Immersion. For two car-filled weeks, the rest of the world goes away. Ifyou' re shuttling between eBay/Kruse, Barrett, Silver and RM, chances are you're chatting with your buddies within a very limited range of topics: the prices made the night before, or what's crossing the block tomorrow. The questions in Scottsdale revolve around what is selling, at what velocity and for what amount. Even more important, are the prices made reflective of a global market, or are they just a Scottsdale Spike? Comparing RM's boutique sale with Craig Jackson's lifestyle event is like comparing opening night at the Metropolitan Opera to Woodstock. They're both celebrations, but of entirely different kinds. For me, the mixed results of RM's upperechelon offerings indicated a general wariness at the rich end of the market. Without question, there are wealthy collectors who could buy the ex-Phil Hill 340 for $2M and not miss the money. That the car did not sell, (and the same with Bonhams & Brooks' 250 GTO) indicates that there is some concern and wariness about where the overall economy is going. On the other hand, the sheer exuberance that buyers had at Barrett-Jackson for affordable collectibles tells you that Boomers are indulging themselves for stuff under $75,000, and they are not going to be denied. However, the prices made by serial production Chevys and Fords at Barrett-Jackson are, by and large, not replicable outside the heated arena of Westworld, just as some of the prices that Christie's gets for its cars at Pebble are simply a single-event phenomenon. The final lessons from Scottsdale 2001? If you've got a high-end, seven-figure vintage Ferrari in your garage, and someone makes you a decent but non-insulting offer, you would be wise to seriously consider it. If you've got a '68 RS/SS Camaro, don't base your asking price on what happened in Scottsdale. Take what you thought the car was worth before this January, add 10%, and move it on down the road. Or just wait till next year and consign it to Craig. At this moment in time, the market, more than ever before, has split into high-end exotics that are slowing down, affordables under $75,000 that are on fire and the in-between cars that are still going nowhere.—ED. SCM 1-6 Scale Condition Rating 1: National concours standard/perfect. 2: Very good, club concours, some small flaws. 3: Average daily driver in decent condition. 4: Still a driver but with some apparent flaws. 5: A nasty beast that runs but has many problems. 6: A non-running car in wretched physical condition that is probably only good for parts. 34  AUCTION REPORT,  Winter CZECHOSLOVAKIAN CARS C #748-1951 TATRA TATRAPLAN SERIES 700 4-door Sedan. S/N 4338. 4-cyl. White, red accents/gray cloth. Odo: 85,196 miles. Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale, Arizona January 18-21, 2001 Auctioneers: Andy Adcock, Mark Gellman, Jimmy Landis, Kenton Merrihew Number of automotive lots: 825 Number of automotive lots sold: 685 Sale rate: 83% Sale total: $26.7 million High: Lot #963, 1931 Duesenberg J Murphy convertible, sold for $575,000, including buyer's premium. Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 8% IF Report by Dave Kinney, Carl Bomstead, Pat Braden, Dave Brownell, B. Mitchell Carlson and Richard Hudson-Evans Market opinions in italics or those of us who have attended the Barrett-Jackson auction for the umpteenth time, the changes have been largely incremental. The crowds get larger, the tent gets bigger, the creature comforts grow. The food has gone from hot dogs and Cokes served in a trailer to a wide choice of tasty entrees in a variety of settings. From a shoestring operation attracting a few thousand gearheads to a major player in the economy of the Valley of the Sun, Barrett-Jackson has evolved into a life-style event attracting 150,000 spectators. Interestingly, Barrett and Kruse/Scottsdale were once auctions of nearly equal stature. Now, B-J stands alone. B-J has really cast its lot with Americana. Of the 800-plus cars offered this year, there were but three Alfas (and one of those a fake), one Aston, three Bentleys, two Bugattis, one Delage, two Delahayes, one Lamborghini and seven MGs. Representing Ferrari were 16 cars, with the rarest being a pair of garden-variety Daytonas. Jaguar? Thirty examples. Just 14 Rolls-Royces joined 13 Porsches. Yet well over 300 cars were GM products, with more than 186 Chevrolets alone. Fords, not counting Mercurys and Lincolns, totaled 131. There's no question this year was a great success, with 3,200 registered bidders (up from 2,000 last year) driving prices, in many situations, so far past retail that the dealers who came looking for inventory at wholesale could only shake their heads in disbelief. In a word, B-J/Scottsdale is dialed in. However, we've just learned that B-J will be putting on the auction at the Petersen Museum on June 15-16 as part of the California Classic weekend. It will be interesting to see if the mix of mid-priced Americana muscle plays as well in Surf City as it does in the desert.—D.K. Manual 4-speed. Factory steel wheels. Museum queen at Harrah's, Domino's, and Imperial Palace. Tratficators. Cracked steering wheel, light scrape in left rear quarter panel touched up, ancient bias-ply tires, running rich. No reserve. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $20,520. Sources indicated that it took $10Kjust to get it to B-J in operating condition, so they were eager to sell. Not for the weak of mechanical skill, but there is a small cult following for them in North America, so parts can be had. ENGLISH CARS #1001-1930 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM I HUNTINGTON Limousine. Body by Brewster/Warner Brothers. S/N S415MR. Maroon, black/black leather front seat, maroon 111.■■•■■■•,..., imikialw ilir  . '''' 6'. -  ,•''' Ill r '-1211111i ,014111  "4" . fabric passenger seats. Broken glass, worn paint and top covering, and a horrifying weld on the intake manifold. Maintained just well enough to keep it mobile. Cond: 5. SOLD AT $27,540. An owner could probably spend the rest ofhis life identifying all the movies this car has appeared in. Looks good from 30 feet, but any closer and it 's Bela-Lugosi scary. #686-1949 JAGUAR XK 120 LIGHTWEIGHT 2-door Roadster. S/N 670146. Black/dark brown, light tan inserts. Black top. Odo: 1 mile. One of 240 lightweights produced. Multiple concours award winner. Sports Car Market


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SCM AUCTION REPORT: BARRETT-JACKSON SCOTTSDALE AZ Restored by Classic Showcase of North San Diego and seemingly faultlessly mint in all departments. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $172,800. Staggering price, even given the over-the-top condition of the car. Did they ever bring this much in the late '80s? Will they ever bring this much outside ofa top-flight auction arena in the '00s? #419-1949 BENTLEY MK VI 4-door Sa- loon. Body by James Young. S/N B377DZ. Black/biscuit leather. RHD. Odo: 21,200 miles. seems to care if theflower underneath is slightly wilted. This car will take a lot ofwork to bring to national concours standard. Sure looks great at the Jag club picnic, however #346-1953 MORGAN PLUS 4 Roadster. S/N 2427. 4-cyl. Yellow/black. RHD. Odo: 39 miles. Ye olde steel wheels. Good chrome. Stan- #90-1954 MG TF 1250 2-door Roadster. S/N 34381. Maroon/tan. Odo: 4,525 miles. In receipt of $50K restoration by Shadetree Superbly restored in all areas. Multiple firstplace winner at Rolls-Royce Owners Club national meets and California concours. One of the handsomest Mk VI Bentleys we've ever seen. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $62,640. Stunning price for a stunning car. A very good steelbodied Mk VI will sell for about 1/3 of the winning bid. Trophy winner virtually guaranteed. Restored just right. #638-1952 JAGUAR XI( 1202-door Roadster. S/N W58068. Black/red. Blacktop. Odo: dard Vanguard engine bay presentation. Overthickly painted with chips in door shuts and crack on rear panel. Stray unfilled hole in dash. Difficult to start due to foul-smelling ancient gas—and no muffler when it did bark into life! Cond: 2. SOLD AT $16,200. Dual spares were cute. Bought by the head of another auction company, which says something about the price. Or something about the auction company owner—he's already been flogging another Morgan for months. Guess he just loves 'em. #656-1953 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL RTYPE 2-door Coupe. Body by Mulliner. S/N BC24B. Black/red. RI-ID. Odo: 62,419 miles. Motors. Perfect wing to runningboard alignment both sides. Underneath as mint as topside. Excellent engine bay presentation. Older seats. New top. Perspex wind deflectors fitted to screen sides and luggage rack. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $35,640. When condition is king, whether the engine is a 1250 or a 1500 just doesn't make any difference. A grand car that brought a grand price. #335-1954 MG TF 1250 2-door Roadster. S/N HDE434434. Green/black. Odo: 26,833 miles. Paint only OK. Touched-up scratches 40,012 miles. Chrome wires. Older total restoration with correct fabric-covered wiring loom and detailed engine bay. Blooming to paint on trunk lid. Chips to trunk aperture. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $47,520. Price just proves that everyone at B-J hadn't spent too much time at the bidder 's bar This was a very nice, if not brilliant car, and the price made was commensurate with its condition. #639-1952 JAGUAR XI( 1202-door Road- ster. S/N 671987. Silver/red. Black top. Odo: 78,747 miles. Chrome wires on whitewalls. Very Last repainted in 1993—still unmarked and excellent. Interior renewed 1997. Engine bay original, though shabby and chipped. Only 1,100 miles since 1977. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $129,600. In the middle of the price range for an R-type Continental, but strong enough considering it was RHD. #1005-1953 JAGUAR XK 120 2-door Coupe. S/N W739585. White/saddle leather. Odo: 6,312 miles. 4-speed. Chrome wires. and chips on rear wings. Wings and running boards poorly aligned. Evidence of tank securing bands having been on and off. Rare spare wheel cover scuffed. Brightwork nice apart from door handles. Huge cracks in plastic rim of Bluemels wheel. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $15,390. Perhaps one of the few bargains at B.1. Bought by an SCM subscriber, who felt it was a good value. We agree. Now, just drive it and don 't try to make it into something it's not. #1008-1954 HUMBER SUPER SNIPE 4-door Convertible. S/N A82029779RLM. Black/tan leather. Tan cloth top. Odo: 24,224 late entered and freshly executed "flashy" restoration with non-period-correct plastic-covered wiring loom. Hugely varying shut lines to rear of passenger door, and to both front and rear of driver's door. Everything bright and shiny, though. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $54,000. It's an American phenomenon—gild the lily and no one April, 2001  1970s bathroom carpet in the interior. Damp trunk from water leaks. Very thick paint. Dings and dents everywhere. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $27,270. Lots of interest from the crowd. XK coupes sold for give-away prices until recently, but with the rising prices of the roadsters, the coupes have become quite sought after Still, a solid $5,000 above market price. miles. 4-speed. Bench seat. The thickest paint job ever seen includes cracking and chipping. Peeling leather interior and shredded top material. Cracked windshield. Lucas headlamps, trafficators. Cond: 5+. SOLD AT $9,180. Be the pride of your next Humber Club meet with this unusual, ungainly, and unloved model. With no hope for appreciation, let's hope the new owner can make a tanning booth or a salad bar out of this monster #791-1955 BRISTOL 403 2-door Coupe. S/N 4031577. Maroon/tan. RHD. Odo: 35


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SCM AUCTION REPORT: BARRETT-JACKSON SCO7TSDALE A Z  em111.11.11...1 RHD. Odo: 7,150 miles. One of 168 Bristolpowered Acecas produced. Excellent paint and chrome. Very good wood trim and leather. Topnotch panel fit. All electrics appear to work. A very nicely restored AC. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $64,800. Sold to an SCM reader postblock after receiving a high bid of $55,000. Big, big money but a very well-presented and well turned-out Aceca. 26,833 miles. Aluminum body. Semaphore trafficators and both front and rear screen rollerblinds all intact. Moto-Lita wood-rim wheel and Becker GP radio. One clearly fussy Swiss owner 1955-98 and only in US since June 2000. Evidence of external only repaint in door arches. Old chrome on outer headlamp rims. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $47,520. Mighty price (double Euro value) for what might be economical entry into Mille Miglia type retro events. A very well caredfor example of 403, maybe the best in the US. #972-1956 AC ACE 2-door Convertible. S/N AEX166. Red/tan leather. Odo: 48 miles. them to keep Buick fans happy. The triple-carb S engine is a plus, but in a normal situation, $70,000 might have been plenty for this car. #342-1959 JAGUAR XK 150S 2-door Coupe. S/N T835897DN. Red/beige. Odo: 4,005 miles. Chrome wires. Older restoration. #420-1961 JAGUAR XK 150 3.8 2-door Drophead. S/N 5838963. Red/black. Odo: 2,577 miles. Chrome wires. Repaint and retrim early 1990s, and still very nice indeed with Painted wires. Body-off restoration. Driven just 48 miles since. New top and side curtains.Three SU carbs. Straight 6 AC motor. Firestone Deluxe Champion tires. Wood steering wheel. Very well sorted, with excellent panel gaps. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $66,960. Another over-the-top price for an AC. When well restored with lots of curb appeal, Ace roadsters rarely top the $50,000 mark in the real world, but hey, it 's Barrett-Jackson. #424-1957 JAGUAR XK 1402-door Roadster. S/N 812976. Black/dark red. Odo: 37,498 Reasonable paint and brightwork. Only a few stone chips. Very clean interior. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $30,240. This 150S made FHC Etype money Interesting choice—which would you rather have? #451-1960 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 BN7 Roadster. S/N HBN78637. Light blue metallic/ blue. Odo: 62,058 miles. Chrome wires. only modest and acceptable aging. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $41,040. At an auction where uneven 120s brought $50K, this extremely nice car barely broke $40K Why? Because it was a 150. They continue to lag behind 120s and 140s in value. #327-1967 MGB 2-door Roadster. S/N 67G1-1N3L133307. Primrose/black. Odo: 58,660 miles. Chrome wires. Luggage rack on trunk. Only 3,000 miles since Classic Showcase makeover. Paint, brightwork and interior all still sharp. Steering wheel rim badly chipped. Cond: I-. SOLD AT $12,690. B roadsters continue to be strong, offering reasonable performance, reliability and style. miles. Chrome wires. Body-off restored in the early 1990s by Vicarage in UK. Still very sharp and retailable, but cracked steering wheel enamel, rusty adjustable steering column spring and cam covers just waiting to be polished up. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $43,200. High, but not crazy money for a car that needs some love and attention. #636-1958 JAGUAR XK 150S 2-door Roadster. SN S830436DN. Black/red. Black top. Odo: 69,385 miles. Chrome wires. Correct and original S engine. Total restoration, though clearly not recently. Touched-up chips driver's side. Minor chips to A-post, fuel flap and trunk lid edge. Mint interior. Concours detailed engine bay. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $82,080. The 150 series often has trouble in the market, with enough chrome hanging off 36  Fully and well restored everywhere, and only 4 miles since completion. Super door fit, always difficult to achieve. Concours engine bay. In best of all period colors and, being a two-seater, also most desirable of all versions of Big Healey. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $47,250. All three big Healeys did well at Scottsdale. Clearly, the restorers have figured out how to give the buyers exactly what they are looking for. These sales will probably pull the entire Healey market (for great cars) up a peg or two. #966-1960 AC ACECA COUPE 2-door Coupe. S/N BE772. Dark blue/gray leather. #753-1967 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 BJ8 2-door Roadster. SN HBJ8L37464. Black/burgundy. Odo: 37,196 miles. Chrome wires. Clas- sic Showcase restoration. Mint in all areas and only let down by minor pitting to trunk handle. Cond: I. SOLD AT $48,600. Barrett-Jackson has become the place to sell Big Healeys. #965-1969 JAGUAR XKE SERIES II 2-door Convertible. S/N J691R8817. Dark blue/tan leather. Blue cloth top. Odo: 14,928 miles. 4-speed. Chrome wires. Claimed over $50,000 in receipts for restoration. Nardi wood wheel, Pioneer AM/FM cassette, Michelin X tires. A beautiful Jag well presented. Not perfect under hood—quite nice, but just a tad from Sports Car Market


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THE PETERSEN MUSEUM AUCTION  produced by AUCTION COMPANY JUNE 15 & 16, 2001 SOUTHERN (AllfORNIA'S CAR WEEKEND Following our record breaking January auction in Scottsdale, Barrett-Jackson is pleased to announce the Petersen Museum Auction in Los Angeles, including cars from the Collection at the Petersen Museum and the Robert E. Petersen Collection at NO RESERVE. All THESE (ARS ARE SELLING NO RESERVE! 1982 Buick Riviera Cony 1981 Cadillac Fleetwood 1973 Citroen SM 1956 Lincoln Continental Mk ll 1972 Jaguar XK-E V-12 Roadster 1952 Mercedes-Benz 220 Sedan 1999 LAMBORGNINI DIABLO COUPE NO RESERVE An exciting auction of american & european sports cars, fifties, muscle cars & hotrods. LIMITED TO 150 OUTSTANDING EXAMPLES, CONSIGNMENTS NOW BEING CONSIDERED. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: THURSDAY, JUNE 14: CARS AND GUITARS OF ROCK -N- ROLL GALA FRIDAY, JUNE 15: BARRETT-JACKSON AUCTION 5PM - 9PM SATURDAY, JUNE 16: BARRETT-JACKSON AUCTION NOON - SUNDAY, JUNE 11: CONCOURS ON RODEO FOR CONSIGNMENT ET BIDDER INFORMATION CALL TODAY! Tel: 480.411.6694 — Fax: 480.411.6697 www.barrett-jackson.com 3020 North Scottsdale Road • Scottsdale, Arizona 85251 Showcase RobbReport 1935 Packard 12 limousine 1968 Pontiac Firebird Cony 1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud 1909 International Harvester 1950 Jaguar MK V Drophead 1973 Saab Sonett III


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SCM AUCTION REPORT: BARRE7T-JACKSON SCOTT  AZ AN. spot-on. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $70,200. Bigmoney not seen since Monterey in August 2000. Series II convertibles are the favorite of a small group of E-type collectors; however, this was clearly over-the-top money for this car #159-1971 TVR VIXEN 2500 2-door Coupe. S/N 1996T. Red/black. Odo: 62,888 miles. Original sunroof. Arizona car. 1 of only 37 built in These were once $100,000 cars, and although they've recovered, don't show any signs of reaching those heights again. While $50K wouldn't have surprised, this was still fair money for one of these ponderous, nose-heavy beasts even in fine condition. #46-1977 PANTHER J72 4.2 2-door Road- ster. Body by Panther Westwinds. S/N 669. BRG/black. Odo: 12,995 miles. Automatic. - leather. Tan canvas top. RHD. Odo: 14,571kms. Excellent paint, lovely interior and dashboard. Door and hood fit off, side trim misaligned. Cotal preselector transmission converted to manual gearbox. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $83,700. Talbot-Lagos were among the last of the French cars in the Grand Routier tradition. This one sold for just about the right money considering the corrective surgery it needs to be competitive for shows. #964-1949 DELAHAYE 175 2-door Cabrio- let. Body by Figoni et Falaschi. SN 175815036. Red/red leather. Tan canvas top. Odo: 2,831 kms. -fi T yr  WI • g 1971 in Blackpool, England. Freshly and very well body-off restored with refreshed TR6 running gear. Excellent paint, trim and engine bay presentation. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $14,040. The absolute best buy of the weekend. An unknown marque at B-J, cowering in the shadows of the Hemi 'Cudas and Chevelle LS-6s. Vixens are easy to service, and this one looked ready to run for a long time before needing anything. #302-1971 JAGUAR XICE SERIES H 2-door 2+2 Coupe. S/N 1S71601BW. Red/tan. Odo: 38,402 miles. Automatic. Chrome wires. Stored Chrome wires. LeCarra wood-rim steering wheel. Paint altogether sound. Pitted chrome on feature radiator cap. Chrome flaking on rear fender bar. Brightwork poor on top frame, though fabric is good. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $15,120. Would look great parked outside your mobile home. Did Paula Jones really drive one of these or did she just wish she had? FRENCH CARS #722-1947 DELAHAYE 135M Cabriolet. Body by Guilliore. S/N 801339. Black/red leather. Tan canvas top. RHD. Odo: 45,122 since 1986 and claimed never to have been restored, with only two owners. Dinged snout. Hood paint wearing thin and flaking—though rest of paintwork glossy and really not too bad. Original interior sound and only slightly grubby. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $11,340. Great car for taking the kids to soccer games, far more stylish than the trendy Volvos you see rushing about in the TV adverts. Of course, the Volvo will probably start, and wont require two quarts of oil with every fill-up. #81-1973 JAGUAR XICE SERIES!!! V12 2-door Roadster. S/N UD1S2 1519. Primrose/ brown. Odo: 37,052 miles. Chrome wires with whitewalls. Factory A/C. Original California car. Period Blau radio. Repainted ten years ago and still good. Detailed engine bay for 1990s concours awards winner. Clean "show-finish" suspension. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $41,040. 38  kms. Hasty detailing in engine area. Door fit off, side trim misaligned and held on by screws. Scary Cotal preselector gearbox. Very good repaint. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $103,680. Car nosaled at Kruse Scottsdale last year for $60,000. At the time, the white paint gave it a blobby look. Sharpening up for B-J made a $40K difference. #670-1948 TALBOT-LAGO RECORD 2door Cabriolet. S/N 100449. Red/biscuit miles. Column-shift automatic. Chrome wires. Billed as a '62, but the final year of production for HKs was 1961. Nicely restored by Gary Overby, then used hard. Dings in quarter panel "Reynolds wrap." A bit messy underneath. Nice restrained exhaust burble. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $46,440. The consigning dealer was ecstatic upon its sale. Which pretty much sums it all up. There's a lot of money that needs to be spent to make this into a nice car GERMAN CARS #163-1954 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE 2-door Sedan. S/N 0717697. Black/gray vinyl. Black canvas sunroof top. Odo: 93,274 miles. Chopped from a coupe. Carried Jaguar Mk VII seats. Excellent chrome, paint and interior. Driver's door fit off. Cotal preselector gearbox. Typical F&F flamboyant style. Ex-Elton John, Maharajah of Mysore. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $95,580. Enough money, considering that it had been given the Guillotine treatment. Give credit to the consignor for revealing the body mods. #771-1962 FACEL VEGA HK 500 2-door Coupe. S/N HKW9X. 8-cyl. 383ci. 335hp. Red/white leather, maroon piping. Odo: 40,000 Sports Car Market


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SCM AUCTION REPORT: BARRETT ACKSON SCO7TSDALE AZ Roof rack, trafficators, accessory stainless rear fender guards. Antenna, but no sign of a radio. Pits in vent widow frame, passenger's side wiper blade % torn off. Healthy exhaust note. Older wide whitewall tires starting to yellow. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $9,450. Consignor did well to sell it, since this was top money (even for one of the earlier VWs on this side of the pond). It's ready to move on to Cruise Nile duty. #389-1955 PORSCHE 356 2-door Speedster. S/N 80187. Speedster Blue/beige with blue Exotic Car Transport 72,204 miles. Originally black-plate California car. Freshly ground-up restored to show quality throughout, including superbly detailed engine bay. Perfectly re-enacted tool roll and contents. Wow. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $86,400. A typical top price for the best of the best Now, will it ever see the road, or just hang around a mirrored garage surrounded by other "I'm too scared to drive it" cars? #177-1956 MESSERSCHMITT KR200 3wheeler. S/N 61088. Black/black. Decked out with US flags, kiddies' dolls in back and "I'd stripes. Beige top. Odo: 76,878 miles. Cost $2,995 new from Hoffman of New York. Full bare-metal restoration completed 1992. Stored in New Mexico since 1993 and still mainly presentable cosmetically. Correct 1500 Super replaced with 1600 Normal engine. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $42,660. Very reasonable for a Speedster. Their prices continue to be all over the map, from $25,000 for beaters to near $100,000 for trailer-queens. This car should be easy to upgrade to concours-competitive standards. #747-1955 PORSCHE 356 2-door Speedster. S/N 80835. Black/red. Black top. Odo: rather be flying" license plate. This bubbletop appeared to be nice enough from outside ORLANDO FLORIDA Open and Enclosed Carrier Service! ,,,,e-wif ir:.#,, I "Get the whole story of Exotic Car Transport, visit us on the Worldwide Web." -1-800-766-8797 www.exoticcartransport.corn Nationwide Transport of ,Exotic, Vintage and Luxury Automobiles !nciaor Stomas Available www.dassic car scorn EWE BUY CARS) ALFA ROMEO TZ1 ) ( TALBOT LAGO T26 ) ( CAN-AM SBARRO  C  LANCIA Gr.5  ( ELVA BARCHETTA  OSCA 273 S ABARTH OT (DATABASE CHASSIS NUMBERS) HISTORIC RACE  JUNE 2001 bob@classicscars.com M.M. BARCHETTA )


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N CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS Exceptional Motor Cars Ai THE LYNDHURST PROPERTY IN TARRYTOWN, NEW YORK 28 APRIL 2001 1910 Ikons-Row:F. 40/50HP  SILVER GHOST ROI DE BELGES COACHWORK BY ROTHCHILDS  1939 BUC;ATTI TYPE 57 ARAVIS DROPHEAD COUPE 1957 BENTLEY S1 CONTINENTAL DHC BY PARK WARD THE "BE-BOP" BENTLEY 1964 SHELBY 289 COBRA 1958 ROLLS-ROYC:E SILVER CL0UI I DHC BY MULLINER NEW YORK Miles Morris Tel: 212 636 2277 Fax: 203 341 9849 BEVERLY HILLS Malcolm Welford Tel: 310 385 2699 Fax: 310 385 5875 LONDON Rupert Banner Tel: 44 (0)20 7389 2851 Fax: 44 (0)20 7627 8917 www.christies.com. BRUSSELS Philip Kantor Te1:32 (0)476 879 471 Fax:32 (0)2 513 3279


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CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS Exceptional Motor Cars AT THE LYNDHURST PROPERTY IN TARRYTOWN, NEW YORK 28 APRIL 2001 HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE PROPERTY OF THE OSCAR DAVIS COLLECTION: _......) N 1934 ALFA ROMEO  1750 GRAND SPORT  1931 BUGATTI Ti 50 ROADSTER 0 1926 BUGATTI TYPE 35A  (Ex-EDsEL FORD)  1939 BUGATTI TYPE 57C  ROAI )STER  1926 BUGATTI TYPE 38 TOURER COACHWORK BY LAVOCAT AND MARSAUD NEW YORK Miles Morris Tel: 212 636 2277 Fax: 203 341 9849 BEVERLY HILLS Malcolm Welford Tel: 310 385 2699 Fax: 310 385 5875 LONDON Rupert Banner Tel: 44 (0)20 7389 2851 Fax: 44 (0)20 7627 8917 www.christies.corn BRUSSELS Philip Kantor Te1:32 (0)476 879 471 Fax:32 (0)2 513 3279


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SCM AUCTION REPORT: BARRETT-JACKSON SCOTTSDALE AZ under B-J stage lighting, but, in fact, cockpit presentation, particularly sides, rather average. Still, easy enough to put right and what fun, albeit a rather slow claustrophobic ride. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $17,280. Not really a very nice KR200, despite the nifty theatrical presentation. Wonder what the NY Times' Keith Bradsher would think about having an Expedition ram into one of these? "What was that little bump?" said the owner of the Ford. #381-1957 PORSCHE CARRERA GT Race Coupe. Body by Reutter. S/N 56476. Silver metallic/tan. Odo: 3,631 kms. From TV personality Jerry Seinfeld's collection. Said to nal color scheme. Mechanically redone in 2000. Very well presented with receipts, 300SL Registry info, some spares and car cover in trunk. Very good panel fit. Polished rims, some finishing on leather trim a bit off. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $226,800. Three owners from new. Presentation was the key here, with all systems in applepie order A strong price for an early roadster #666-1958 PORSCHE 356A 1600 2-door Speedster. S/N 84115. Aquamarine blue/red. Black top. Odo: 34,658 miles. Rare factory conveniences under the engine lid (clear fuel filter, chromed coil, aftermarket distributor). Widewhitewall bias-ply tires. A couple of bubbles forming in the lower rear of the passenger's door. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $9,180. it 's getting harder to believe, with each passing auction, that the New Beetle craze is still keeping these up in price. Must be a delusional nostalgia thing by now. #142-1965 VOLKSWAGEN 261 TYPE H 2-door Dropside Pickup. SN 265009710. Pea green/tan vinyl. White roof top top. Odo: have cost him $120,000. G&W Motorwerke of VA restored early 1990s. Fully prepped for historic racing. Cosmetically perfect, apart from amateur-looking attempts to seal leaks to rear side windows. Cond: I. SOLD AT $64,800. Wrong engine, wrong brakes mar a visually stunning presentation. Car would have brought double if correctly configured—however, wouldn't be nearly as much fun on the track. #664-1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL 2door Convertible. SN 1980427500332. Red/ tan leather. Tan cloth top. Odo: 90,611 miles. Rudge chromed knock-off wheels. Color customized to be a few shades lighter than stock. Correct 60-hp, 1600 Normal engine. Period Nardi wheel and vertical-bar headlamp grilles. 100-point resto to no-rust California car. Mint throughout with seats only slightly sat-in—presumably by vendor Jerry Seinfeld himself. Once owned by marque specialist Gary Emery. Cond: I. SOLD AT $92,880. Stunning in unusual blue. (Black Speedsters are as common as red Ferraris. It's nice to see one in a more courageous color) Ex-Seinfeld cars continue to push the Speedster price envelope. #981-1959 PORSCHE 356A 2-door Ca- briolet. Body by Reutter. S/N 151032. Light green/black leather. Black cloth top. Odo: 81,228 miles. Bench seat. Original vent windows have excessive surface scratches. White spray-on bed lining and wood slats added to cargo floor. Radial tires. Only signs of use since complete restoration are minor corrosion on the drop pins for the box sides. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $14,850. Pretty much the market value for a "hippie pickup." The Type II pickups are tagging alongwith the popularity of the Microbuses, as far as pricing is concerned. #40-1966 MERCEDES-BENZ 230SL 2-door Roadster. SN 11304210012491. Black/ brown. Odo: 20,409 miles. Soft and hard tops. Factory steel wheels. Restoration so fresh that the excess glue holding the patches of leather on top of the B-pillar caps was tacky both to the eye and the touch. Trunk weatherstrip pulled up at top dead center of the channel. Driver was instructed not to turn it off! Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $183,600. Offered at no reserve. Fair enough price. New owner probably has $20K worth of fettling to look forward to. #681-1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Roadster. S/N 7500429. 6-cyl. Red/tan leather. Tan cloth, red hard top. Odo: 45,753 miles. Factory steel wheels. Restored in 1980 to origi- 20,242 miles. Factory steel wheels. 1600 Super motor with matching numbers. New interior and top. Same owner past 30 years. Good panel gaps. Very nice paint. Door handles, some window trim weak. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $38,800. Slightly exceeding the expected price, but overall in line with the continued appreciation of 1950s era open sports cars. #172-1963 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE 2door Sedan. S/N 5514007. Light pea green/ green vinyl. Odo: 3,367 miles. A few modern Driven from Colorado. Small bubbling to hard top paint and chips to trunk lid edges. Chrome rubbed away from quarter-riders at rear. Dull engine bay. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $9,990. Cheap enough, a real-world price that somehow escaped the B-J value accelerant. Buyers here paid up big time for quality, and gave a "bidder 's paddle down" to beaters. #86-1968 MERCEDES-BENZ 250SL 2door Roadster. S/N 11304310003125. Cotswold blue/blue. Manual. Nardi wheel and Becker radio. Very good paint. Poor brightwork surrounding front of roof. Door top finishers and handles as well as grille surround pitted. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $16,470. Just a car, made just a car price. It sometimes seems like every 42  Sports Car Market


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SCM AUCTION REPORT: BARRETT-JACKSON SCOTTSDALE AZ 230/250/280SL owner in Arizona waits for January to bring their beaters to the auctions. #208-1968 PORSCHE 911 2-door Coupe. S/N 11810285. Red/black. Odo: 64,308 miles. Sportomatic. Fuchs alloys. Crumbly front, #634-1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 2805E 3.5 Convertible. S/N 280SE35001565. Gold/saddle leather. Tan cloth top. RHD. Odo: 5,780 miles. Floor-shift automatic. Hubcaps. Becker sound metal in trunk from front panel backwards. Old rusty repair around aerial hole. Blood orange originally. Engine claimed to have done only 4,000 miles since rebuilt. Worth having for parts value alone. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $5,400. Here, beater beater beater Here, beater beater beater And a slushbox to boot! Bet Schrager wouldn't buy it for parts. #703-1969 MERCEDES-BENZ 600 LWB Pullman Limousine. S/N 10001612001200. 8-cyl. 6330cc. Black/black leather. Odo: 93,833 miles. Column-shift automatic. Factory hub caps. Hugh Hefner original owner. Divider window. Rear sunroof opens from the front. Excellent leather. Some wood and glass delaminating. Excellent paint. Very good panel fit and lots of it. Recently returned from use in the Fatherland. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $33,480. Also known as Lot #652. On a price-per-pound basis, it could be cheaper than hamburger Expensive to main- tam, restorable only by the truly touched, the 600 is a car destined to be remembered for famous (or infamous) former owners. #165-1970 PORSCHE 914-6 Roadster. S/N 9140431857. Black/black. Odo: 79,996 miles. Claimed to be one-family owned from Europa AM/FM radio. A/C, very nice wood, windshield glass delaminating, some chrome trim weak. Michelin X radials. Very appealing quality repaint. A no-reserve car. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $61,020. Above market for condition, but still within the acceptable price range for a 3.5liter convertible. Popular among collectors, the 3.5 offers everything the big Mercedes convertible buyer is looking for #808-1985 PORSCHE 911 2-door Cabriolet. S/N WPOZZZ912FS1514. Golden sand new. One of 3,360 6-cylinder roadsters built. Fuchs alloys. Shiny enough in sunshine, but really very poor paint. Top particularly scruffy. Old, dull interior. In need of total makeover. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $9,936. A tad high for a straight, original 914-6. Will be hard to restore without getting buried. Economics dictate another Porsche unless you simply must have one of these because they are unusual. inkid lbw IN, AUTOMOBILE TRANSPORTERS When POSIES, Inc. needs to ship their ExtremelinerTM they choose Intercity. You can too. Enclosed transporters • Insurance coverage • Liftgate loading protects your vehicle • Door-to-door service QUALCOMM satellite tracking system • Delivery anywhere in the continental United States, Canada & Mexico  Ablik Please Call for a FREE QUOTE. 1-800-221-3936 • FAX 413-436-9422 • www.intercitylines.com 552 Old West Brookfield Road •Warren, MA 01083 Chosen as the official  April, 2001  Lira Barrett Jackson, Bloomington Gold,The Peterson Automobile Museum and Corvette Mike 43


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SCM AUCTION REPORT: BARRE7T-JACKSON SCO7TSDALE AZ metallic/dark brown. Odo: 70,912 miles. A/C. Slant-nose conversion with amateurish-looking wing top slots. Repaired damage to front apron. Sprouting wing to scuttle trim. Very wide shiny alloy rims with Fuchs centers. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $19,980. Didn't see the optional gold chain storage tray in the center console. Also missing was the requisite copy of Bad Boys Drive Slanties. Why do we picture the former owner on a stair-stepper, watching a "How Porsches Help You Get Babes" video? #795-1986 PORSCHE 911 2-door Speedster Conversion. S/N WPOED0916GS1706. Black/black. Odo: 35,113 miles. Coupe body cal condition, this car will be worth more. Someone got a deal. #658-2001 BMW Z8 2-door Convertible. S/N WEAEJ1346YAH600. 8-cyl. Red/black leather. Black soft top. Odo: 404 miles. 6-speed. .....%•••••••.% #109-1958 MASERATI 3500 GT 2-door Coupe. Body by Touring. S/N 101028. Red/ tan leather. Odo: 37,246 miles. Chrome Borrani converted to Speedster. Nice paint, except around chop area. Ill-fitting twin-hump Speedster top. Crude and nasty safety belt, diagonal belt shoulder brackets. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $20,520. Gee, all it needs now is a fiberglass slantnose conversion to have the worst (wurst?) of everything. #973-1987 PORSCHE 930 TURBO 2-door Coupe. S/N WPOJB0937HS0509. Metallic granite/dark green and granite. Odo: Factory alloys. Virtual brand-new car, with nothing to note in regards to condition idiosyncrasies. Washington state private owner. Sold as title in transit (ink still wet on the title?). Cond: I-. SOLD AT $178,200. Someone paid a premium for having the dubious honor of being one of the first owners of a used Z8 in North America. Selling these new, instantcollectibles Or 12 months, anyway) is becoming quite de rigeur at Lifestyle Events. ITALIAN CARS #720-1947 ALFA ROMEO 2500 2-door Cabriolet. Body by Pinin Farina. S/N 915417. Ice blue/dark red leather. Red canvas top. RHD. Odo: 28,141 kms. Excellent top and door fit. 15,806 miles. 4-speed. Factory mags. New Michelin Pilot Sport radials. Awash in ArmorAll. Sunroof, AM/FM cassette. Comes with original bill of sale and window sticker. Fender flares, whale tail. Very clean car and appears to have never been shunted. Excellent panel gaps. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $42,660. The price range expected for model and condition. #445-1989 PORSCHE 911 2-door Speed- ster. S/N WP0EB091K517318. Guards red/ black. Odo: 880 miles. Stored since 1989, all Paint excellent too, but an oddball color. Interior as new. Ready to tour, would need some freshening to show competitively. Great dash. Older restoration, paint beginning to check a bit on the nose. Superb dash. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $108,000. Not the fastest Alfa ever built, but Alfisti say they are ultra-reliable and comfortable for long-distance driving. This handsome example will probably seem cheap in years to come. #677-1953 CHRYSLER D'ELEGANCE 2-door Coupe. Body by Ghia. S/N 321953. 8cyl. 331 ci. Burgundy/tan and black leather. .111F, 4  . • -  original and as new. Hopefully, next owner will enjoy driving rather than storing it. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $55,080. Once checked for mechani- 44  Odo: 51,702 miles. Column-shift automatic. Split bench. Chrome wires. Hemi motor. Excellent fit and finish. Twin travel cases/luggage fitted to back seat area. Chrysler Imperial tail lights. Continental kit. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $334,800. Is it 1989 again? A very expensive example. 1/3 of a million will buy a lot of alternatives. Automotive history, but for a price. L '  1, • 2 p ' Colombo motor, disc brakes. Scrape in windshield, missing headrest bolsters. Dealer owner is seeking $66,000. An older restoration not overly professionally done. Some orange peel in paint. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $47,500. $47,500 was a fair bid for this car, especially considering that when buyer 's commission is added, the price would have been in excess of $50,000. A decent example, but no superstar in a market that continues to look for noexcuses cars. #745-1963 ITALIA ROADSTER 2-door Convertible. S/N 40055. 8-cyl. Red/tan leather. Sports Car Market alloy engine. Numerous details are not correct and, considering the considerable expense of building a car like this, inexplicable. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $19,440. This car sold for $49,500 at Monterey as a genuine Giulietta SZ but has since been identified as one of about 28 replica SZs extant. Well bought if you never park it next to a real one. #735-1959 FERRARI 250 GT PF Coupe. S/N 1147GT. 12-cyl. Red/black leather. Odo: 34,284 miles. Chrome wires. Inside-plug wheels. Side-draft Webers breathing through K&N filters. No horn emblem. Windshield trim missing from passenger's side, original shift knob breaking apart. Acceptable paint. No-Reserve offering seems obvious. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $18,360. Gave off that "rode hard, put away wet" aura (or was that just oil smoke?). 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Ememillemmemmem. SCM _  REPORT: BARRETT-JACKSON SCOTTSDALE AZ Odo: 3,130 miles. 5-speed. Aftermarket mags. Said to have a 377-ci/400-hp Ford motor. Auto Meter gauges, roll bar, Nardi wood steering wheel. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $16,200. Not one thing was right about this car Not the name (it was listed as a Torin Italia), not the year (listed as a 1963), and certainly none of the equipment. A horrible mess of a car; no hope here. #803-1966 FERRARI 330 GT 2+2 2-door Coupe. S/N 8325. 12-cyl. Dark blue/gray of auctions, no sale at Kruse the week before at $57,000. Handsome in these colors, but still a 2+2. No PS, no A/C. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $53,460. While not as flashy as a Daytona, this 330, in these colors, may have been the most elegant Ferrari at It elicited an enormous amount of interest, and the high bid will make other 2+2 owners very happy indeed. #728-1970 MASERATI GHIBLI SPYDER 2-door Convertible. Body by Ghia. S/N AM115 S1081. Fly yellow/tan leather. Odo: 70,608 kms. 5-speed. Chrome wires. Old that has been loved and used, a good combination. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $124,200. This car needs a long-term owner No sale at B-J in '98 at $124,425, sold at '99 B-J for $113,400. Something we should know here? Price was fair for this car, on the high side ofthe Daytona market overall. #696-1971 ITALIA GFX ROADSTER 2-door Convertible. S/N 50420414. 8-cyl. leather. Odo: 68,045 miles. 5-speed. Chrome wires. Older restoration to a decent standard. Small bubbles at front of hood. Seen at a variety restoration. Crack in A-pillar on driver's side, lots of undercoating glop underneath. Bumpers nicely rechromed, remainder of brightwork is iffy, leather starting to ripple. Seen before at BJ in previous years. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $81,540. Sold immediately post-block; the consignor must have decided that he wasn't going to ship it one more time. Once $250K cars, $80$100K is all the money these days. #655-1971 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA 2-door Coupe. S/N 14125. Silver/red and black. Odo: 11,641 miles. Honest appearing, miles could be original. Partial respray of a decent quality. Good interior showing correct amount of wear. Looks like a car DON'T MISS A CAR! ports Car Marko ■••••••••11.1 Sports Ca Market Pocket Price Guide VO, ,er 111 Irjr:114 fp -1 4, Ptwes Sport. art  fop Doha, • hi the kt  t olie • Mel, Boy Idwri""' " " A'n tar, num, Prepredfla keith Merlin wnd the f a Voria Car Maarlatf htegaeint!"1'." Black/black leather. Black cloth top. Odo: 48,236 miles. 4-speed. Chrome wires. Incorrect seats with fresh leather. Power windows. Six Weber carbs. Borrani wheels, rack-and-pinion steering, 10-inch brakes. Very nicely presented. A "hot rodded" Italia. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $48,600. A lot of people thought they would never live long enough to see close to 50 large for an Italia again, but this could be an isolated incident. Verde Silverstone, 15K done  Luggage included  1995 Ferrari 456 GT  1998 Ferrari F355 Spider Titanium, 13,000 miles Call for details '3j...17:11111MMI • 11-  Auction reports, Mini-Profiles and more! New Subscriber Special: 12 issues plus a FREE SCM Pocket Price Guide only $38. Call our 24-hour subscription hotline, 1-800-289-2819 and get started today! April, 2001  1996 Ferrari F355 Spider Silver/Bordeaux Major service done! .41-41  .1111 41 1995 Ferrari F355 Spider Mugello/Tan 7,000 miles Our 23rd Year 2000 Premier Dealer #1 in customer satisfaction in USA for Porsche 4401 W. Wendover • Greensboro, NC 27407 336/294-0200 www.foreigncarsitalia.com 45


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ISCM AUCTION REPORT: ARRE7T-JACKSON SCO7TSDALE AZ With clean originals struggling to make half this price, is this a case of auction fever? #330-1972 DE TOMASO PANTERA 2-door Coupe. Body by Ghia. S/N THPNMA 03037. Black/black. Odo: 43,098 miles. Well can't figure out why they don't bring more. Buy a few and tighten the market, or stop whining. #632.1-1972 FERRARI GTC/4 2-door Coupe. S/N 15815. Silver/black leather with #343-1977 FERRARI 308 GTB 2-door Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 23289. Black/burgundy. Odo: 19,775 kms. A/C. Car- repainted in 1999—though, being black, will show every blemish. Nicely presented engine and transmission externals. Only very minor wear to interior. Seemed to have been well looked after and magnetized plenty of admirers on way to block. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $41,040. Strong money, but deserved by this car. Most Panteras have suffered the misguided affection of owners with more time than money or taste. ("Hand me that pop-riveter, honey, and we'll put some flares on our Ii '1 car. ') #632-1972 FERRARI 246 GTS 2-door Targa. S/N 04556. Red/black leather. Odo: 125,780 miles. Straight enough, with decent panel fit. Funky bits like the ex-Alfa Duetto •  ' . headlight covers and Comp T/A tires give the car a very uneven visual presentation. Scared away bidders who wondered how the mechanicals had been treated. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $47,520. Barrett-Jackson was a bad place to have a less-than-perfect Ferrari of any flavor. Cleaned up, and trucked to Monterey, this car might bring $75,000. But you have to spend at least $10K to get the car in top condition. #698-1972 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA 2-door Coupe. S/N 14569. 12-cyl. Silver/red leather. Odo: 26,696 miles. 5-speed. Factory mags. Air conditioning, power windows, dual sunroofs. Looking more sad and tired than when seen here last year. Leather seats starting to dry up. Bad seams at the dashboard. Wood steering wheel. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $19,440. Of the 327 Jaramas built, 50 had dual sunroofs. This was the one and only Lamborghini at this year 's Barrett-Jackson sale. The best price that could be hoped for in today's market. Cheer up, Lambo owners; 100% of the Lamborghinis offered sold! #108-1976 MASERATI KHAMSIN 2-door Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N AM12OUS1174. Black/white leather. Odo: 18,736 miles. ...„.....0.1114:1,4*  ' as. • j leather. Black top. Odo: 38,737 miles. Some nicks and chips. Car card claims original paint, but right headlight door a significantly different color. Presents well overall. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $30,240. A respectable purchase for a 308 in "driver" condition. 1979 was the final year for the carbureted GTB and GTS. There will always be a market for the non-injected 308s, but the market prefers cars with no obvious paint work. Factory star mags. One-owner, US-model Daytona with some updating and repainting work. Good panel gaps. Interior not a superstar. Bad paint around driver's door was redone because of checking, front clip repainted. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $124,200. More than the market price for a car in this condition, but not a bad buy. Daytona prices seem to be in a holding pattern, infuriating Daytona owners who 46  5-speed. Factory mags. Good new paint and leather (except shift boot). 4x2-barrel Weber DGAVs, vintage Michelin X radials. Bulge in driver's door window frame (patched with electrical tape!), obviously bad door fit, even on the passenger's side. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $21,600. Indicated miles were original, probably due to plenty of time spent in plenty of shops, none of them too competent. #411-1986 FERRARI TESTAROSSA 2-door Coupe. S/N ZFFSA17A7G00613. Red/ tan leather. Odo: 36,279 miles. Used car that may have had a hard life. Claimed 30K-mile service recently completed. Right side of car appears to have been worked. Small rock chips, minor wear to interior. Just a car. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $59,940. In the treacherous waters of the Testarossa market, $60K will find a no- Sports Car Market racing seats. Lowered, spoiler, roll bar, Simpson racing belts, lightweight European bumpers, fire extinguisher system and drilled pedals. Nitto 50-series tires. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $18,360. Would you want to buy a car from someone who would do this to a 308? The price, well below the SCM guide, reflects that anxiety #951-1979 FERRARI 308 GTS 2-door Convertible. S/N 308GTS29881. Red/tan "": 011111111101 M i.P. '''.7 OW i .ftItON MI . cloth inserts. Odo: 6,865 miles. Claimed two owners. Decent respray. Original interior with no rips or tears. Good panel fit. Books and tools. A handsome driver. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $49,140. C/4s continue to be a real soft (not sweet) spot in the Ferrari market. Their looks are an acquired taste, their maintenance costs can be horrendous even by Ferrari standards, and there is simply no panache attached to them. Market price. #120-1972 LAMBORGHINI JARAMA 2-door Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N 10346. 12-cyl. Red/tan leather. Odo: 20,795 miles. bureted. Local car in receipt of $23,000 refurb. Repainted and still acceptable for street. Original interior and wheels. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $26,190. 308s of all flavors continue to sink, albeit slowly, into the price sunset. In another few years, nice enough cars like this one may actually be worth $15K or less. Who would have thought? #110-1977 FERRARI 308 GTB 2-door Coupe. S/N F106AB20895. Red/blue fabric


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SCM AUCTION REPORT: BARRETT-JACKSON SCOTTSDALE AZ :up:mm.11:1.v. bad-stories car. This was all the money and then some. #413-1995 FERRARI F355 2-door Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N ZFFPR41A3501036. Ordered by first owner at 1960 Paris Show. Vendor only second owner. Part-refurbished 1989-97. Reasonable paint and brightwork, apart from one rear lamp surround. Original cracked seats. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $18,360. This is the first production P1800 built. However, it really suffered from its poor presentation. Wonder if Colin Powell would like to add it to his collection, or if a 2-door is just too trendy for him? AMERICAN CARS #661-1910 CORBIN 2-Seater "Racer." S/N 12. Dark gray/black leather. RHD. Totally Red/tan. Odo: 18,652 miles. All original. No marks aparent to paint or trim. Clean engine bay. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $111,000. Reserved at $135,000, which nobody in Scottsdale, either in auction tent or in afier-sale field, was prepared to meet. The 360 has really taken the wind out of the 355 prices. #464-1995 FERRARI 456 GT 2-door Coupe. SN ZFFSP44A6S0103099. Dark blue metallic/tan leather. Odo: 16,555 miles. Nice car that appears completely unmolested. No evidence of accidents. Can't reasonably fault. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $97,200. Most Ferraris are just used cars, and recent ones depreciate at the same rate as a Dodge Caravan (this was a $200K car just five years ago). Unfortunately, the "mine is bigger than yours" types that often purchase these won't applaud you for getting a good deal on a used 456; they just ask why you can't afford a new 360 Modena. #700.1-1999 FERRARI 360 MODENA 2door Coupe. SN ZFFYR51B0001177. 12-cyl. Silver/black leather. Odo: 5,500 miles. Fl-style fabricated, including the consignor's cock-andbull story about its race history and provenance. Car was skillfully created from the remains of a 40-hp Corbin, some Locomobile parts and a big Wisconsin T-head engine. Cond: I. NOT SOLD AT $155,000. Once the car 's dubious origins were brought to Craig Jackson's attention, he made sure potential buyers understood that the car was a concoction and not a true race car B-.1 avoided potential legal problems; owner avoided a sale. #32-1918 DODGE 4-CYLINDER 4-door Touring Car. S/N 271583. Black/black leather. Black canvas top. Odo: 892 miles. Excellent Restored by the Imperial Palace restoration shop; awarded best in class at Pebble Beach in '96, sat in their museums and storage since. Aluminum brightwork starting to tarnish. Had an aura of "It did the Concours tour, now it's time to peddle it." Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $110,000. A Duesie for the masses, the first series (generally called the model A by all except the factory) were modern for the '20s but couldn't hold a candle to the more famous Js. All the money in the world for it. #993-1929 PIERCE-ARROW 125 Club Brougham. S/N 2002443. Green. Black padded top. Odo: 28,961 miles. An older resto- Black canvas top. Odo: 126 miles. AACA and HCCA national first prize winner. Just about faultless except for damage to the radiator core. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $19,440. Not nearly as good a buy as the other Dodge in the auction, but still a decent deal versus the cost of a full restoration on one of these cars. A lot more car than a Model T for not a lot more money #717-1923 DUESENBERG A 4-door Se- dan. Body by Milspaugh and Irish. S/N 1253. Black, dark blue/gray cloth. Painted wires. paddle shifter. Aftermarket steel wheels. Owned by two-time Indy champion Arie Luyendyk. Gray market with EPA and DOT releases done. Electronic seats, red calipers, xenon headlamps, glass etched with serial number of the car. Arizona registered. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $151,200. Sold once, kicked back when the bidder found out it was a Euro car, then sold again. How do you think Arie treated this car? With a light foot and kid gloves? Think again. SWEDISH CARS #134-1961 VOLVO P1800 2-door Coupe. S/N P18395VAI. White/red. Odo: 3,615 kms. and correct restoration throughout and presents very well. Offered with enclosed trailer as part of the deal. License plate lens missing from taillamp, otherwise hard to fault. Cond: 1+. SOLD AT $12,960. If you were looking for a true antique for touring, this was the buy of the auction, particularly with the trailer thrown in. These early Dodges are tough as pit bulls and as reliable as an anvil. Just don't expect a lot of flash and glamour #33-1921 DODGE 4-CYLINDER 2-door Roadster. S/N 626426. Black/black leather. ration of an easily recognized fender-headlight Pierce-Arrow. Paint and brightwork in decent condition with no glaring deficiencies. A driver. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $32,400. 1929 was the highwater mark for Pierce-Arrow, with over 10,000 units sold. A quality collector car, they don I' have the following of Packard or Cadillac, and don't bring the dollars they deserve. This example sold for about what would be expected. #954-1929 FORD HOT ROD 2-door Con- vertible. SN 40A890481. 8-cyl. 302 ci. Teal/ tan leather. Odo: 1,200 miles. Floor-shift automatic. Bench seat. Chrome mags. "California 48  Sports Car Market


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Spyder" rod. Mustang 302 SVO motor. AOD transmission, Currie 8-inch rear end, all-steel body, BF Goodrich tires mounted on Budnik Tiller alloy wheels. Very professionally built. A great-looking rod, spare, clean and crisp. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $82,080. Street Rodder magazine project vehicle chronicled in a series of 34 stories, featured on August 1999 cover Fully priced, but a lot of profile for the money #1001-1930 ROLLS-ROYCE SPRINGFIELD PHANTOM I 4-door Limousine. Body by Brewster. S/N S415MR. Red and black/black leather and tan cloth. Odo: 65,054 SCM AUCTION REPORT: BARRE7T-JACKSON SCO7TSDALE AZ #725-1931 CADILLAC V16 Sunroof Sedan. Body by Saoutchik. S/N 700975. 16-cyl. Silver blue. The car was stated to have color scheme, but car looked tired. Door fit was off and top needed replacing. Door handle fell off in my hand. This is easily repairable but indicates lack of preparation in getting car ready for sale. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $45,900. This would have to be considered a decent buy. Car is presentable as it sits and there is upside in value as it is upgraded. Another $25K could easily be spent before getting financially upside-down in the car been the first Sport Phaeton body produced but was later rebodied as a Saoutchik convertible sedan and then fitted with the current Saoutchik Sunroof Sedan coachwork. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $124,200. Purists fleefrom rebodied cars unless changes were documented to have been done "in period." But ifyou want a striking '30s 16-cylinder car that '11 turn heads, this would have to be classified a good buy. A lot more money has bought a lot less. #1000-1931 CADILLAC SERIES 355 V8 Convertible Coupe. S/N 803127. Silver, red fenders. Tan top. Attractive body style and miles. Substantially original Rolls first owned by movie mogul Jack Warner. Cracked chauffeur's compartment divider glass. Fair older repaint, very good original interior, runningboards need refinishing, incorrect amp gauge. Badly needed a tuneup. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $27,540. An honest and real car with very good concours potential. Restoration shouldn't break the bank since the car is so sound to begin with. Fairly bought. #963-1931 DUESENBERG J 2-door Convertible. Body by Murphy. S/N J483. Eng. #J483. Black/tan leather. Tan top. Odo: 58,180 miles. Chrome wires. This engine was originally in chassis 2512, a LWB with Judkins Berline sedan body; now in a SWB Murphy rumble-seat convertible. Missing left front wheel nut center trim. SJ-style exhaust pipes. Aluminum and some chrome in need of a good polish. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $575,000. Plenty for a functional collection of Duesie J parts turned into a car #682-1932 CADILLAC V12 Cabriolet. S/N 1301181. Maroon/tan leather. Cadillac DESIGNS INC ASTON MARTIN  FERRARI  PORSCHE Autosport Designs, has been a mainstay in the automotive field for over a decade. Well known for our professional and courteous service to the discriminating enthusiast, our facilities includes a large selection of vehicles on display for sale as well as a 6500 sq. ft. workshop and restoration and body shop. From start to finish, all services are provided under one roof. The autosportdesigns.com website is an up to date photo gallery of our current inventory as well as valuable information about our facility. Always feel free to call for our current inventory list and any information regarding our services. CONTACT: Tom Papadopoulos or Barry Wagner 332 SAGAMORE AVENUE • MINEOLA, NY 11501 516-248-0066 • FAX: 516-248-4422 WEBSITE: autosportdesigns.com E-MAIL: sales @ autosportdesigns.com ALWAYS SEEKING QUALITY AUTOMOBILES FOR PURCHASE Sales & Leasing (all years) Restorations•Interior & exterior repairs Chassis dyno (rolling road) Carburetor & Fuel injection tuning Machining & Fabrication Race prep & support. April, 2001  49


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SCM AUCTION REPORT: BARRE7T-JACKSON SCO7TSDALE AZ ...%%%•••••.% placed V12 on 134-inch wheelbase chassis, 5 inches longer than the V8's. Rated at 135 horsepower. Claimed that $100,000 was spent on restoration. No reason to doubt, except that horn button was missing. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $115,560. Considering that this V12 sold for a touch over the cost of restoration, it would have to be considered one of the better buys at this auction. If it were a Packard with similar body style, another $50,000 could have been realized. #688 - 1932 FORD HOT ROD 2-door Road- ster. S/N 1842722. 8-cyl. 350ci. Black/red leather. Black cloth top. Odo: 10,731 miles. 1933s, were built. This example, stated to be the last in existence of five built, shows signs of rust and neglect. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $63,700. Description implied this is the last of the first five 1933 Silver Arrows built with streamlined features, which is not the case. Over a dozen 1934s are listed in CCCA Directory alone. Sold for well over reasonable price, considering its condition. #678 1935 AUBURN 851 Speedster. S/N 32910E. Red/tan. Tan top. Desirable car has been certified by ACD Club, which authenticates its originality. Interesting history, delivered to Philippines and spending over 30 years - Automatic. Bucket seats. Kelsey-Hayes chrome wires. 350 Chevy motor. Chromed front undercarriage. Said to have just 2 owners in 31 years. Excellent paint, chrome and interior. Ready to cruise. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $79,920. Deuces for big money are a growing trend at auctions, but this was over-the-top money for condition and style. Hot rods are fashion items, and when the music stops on a particular trend, make sure you're the guy with a chair #685 1933 AUBURN 8-101A Cabriolet. S/N GU71267. Red, white trim/black leather. - with same family. Has received a cosmetic restoration. One of Buehrig's most striking designs. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $98,280. As with Cord convertibles, Auburn boattails are held back in market by the raft of replicas available. This one didn't sell when it crossed the block Later listed sold at reasonable price, considering it was leaking precious bodily fluids. #1004-1935 PACKARD V12 1208 Limou- sine. S/N 903124. Black/gray. Another of the late Sunday cars from the Maloof collection. 150 hp. Black/black leather. Black cloth top. Odo: 996 miles. Normally aspirated, this was one of the unsold 1936 810s that were re-serialized and sold as '37 812s. Plenty of non-stock chrome under the hood (latches, fasteners, hinges). Older leather starting to show minimal wear. Offered at no reserve. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $124,200. Sold at the current market price. Coffin-nose Cords are one of the few classics holding their value in light of the current "all the folks who grew up with them and collected them are dying or syndrome. #650-1938 PACKARD 1608 Convertible Sedan. S/N 600457. Packard blue/light cream. heads at the time. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $140,000. This car was made up from a Super 8 Phaeton body and a Packard limousine chassis. At least the rear cowling was real. When it was created, the Super 8 dash was not converted to V12 configuration and correct runningboard entry lights weren't added #646 - 1937 CORD 812 SPORTSMAN 2-door Convertible. S/N 812 1163F. 8-cyl. Tan top. Desirable Full Classic, lacking a bit on authenticity. Equipped with Pilot Ray driving lights, two-speed rear end, and attentiongetting paint scheme. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $110,160. Early '30s Auburns have a playboy image. Until now, straight 8s rarely, if ever, cracked the $100K barrier Similar cars are frequently advertised in $75-$80,000 range. This sale was either starting a new trend or was a case of an exuberant bidder #679-1934 PIERCE-ARROW SILVERARROW 2-door Coupe. SN 2580580. Off-white. Red artillery wheels. For 1934, a separate series of Silver Arrows, not as dramatic as the 50  They all seemed to fall into the "needs everything" category and this mostly original example was no exception. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $19,440. A Packard V12 engine in decent condition costs at least $20 grand. Depending on how much black smoke the engine sends out the back, the buyer may have a great bargain. Buy the engine and the car is free. #700-1936 PACKARD 1407 V12 Dual-Cowl Phaeton. S/N 904276. Creme/tan leather. Tan top. Odo: 67,697. A few years ago, this car was sold by Christie's when they disposed of Bill Lassiter's collection. The number was well over $250,000, which had people shaking their V12 equipped with original radio. Recent professional restoration. Trippe driving lights. Proceeds from sale to benefit Eastern college scholarship fund. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $129,600. Stated less than 500 miles on professional restoration, so why the dented hubcaps? They are available and aren't that expensive. Sold at a price considered below market, continuing a trend of declining numbers for the Full Classics. #166-1938 PACKARD SERIES 1600 SIX 2-door Coupe. Eng. # A12129A. 6-cyl. 245 ci. Sports Car Market


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SCM AUCTION REPORT: BARRE7T-JACKSON SCO7TSDALE AZ Black/non-original black and gray cloth. Odo: 12,941 miles. Floor-shift 3-speed. Bench seat. Factory steel wheels. Incorrect runningboard rubber, red fog lamps, spotlight. Radio antenna and vibrator, but no head unit. Character line on driver's door doesn't match body. Runs and drives quite well, butterfly hood operation superb. Offered at no reserve. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $12,420. This was an acceptable older restoration that the seller probably got tired with, so moved it out. While not a steal, it represented one of the better values over the weekend. Even if the 6 was the bottom-rung Packard, these cars are competent drivers. #697-1948 CADILLAC 2-door Convertible. S/N 486246318. 8-cyl. White pearl/brown leather. Black cloth top. Odo: 24,017 miles. Column-shift automatic. Chrome wires. 502 Chevrolet block. Chevy transmission. 9-inch Ford rear end. AM/FM CD. Air conditioning, power steering, power brakes and power windows. A resto-rod underneath a stock body. Great chrome and paint. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $92,880. Gulp! Just when you think you can understand parts of the market, an oddball like this comes from out of left field. About three times what you might pay for a decent older correct car, this one brought all the bucks. #990-1948 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY 2-Door Convertible. S/N 7407832. Medium green/white with green vinyl and cloth. Green vinyl top. Odo: 38,629 miles. Floor-shift 3-speed. Bench seat. Factory steel wheels. In need of just about everything. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $74,520. One of the later Illinois-built steel-bodied cars originally engineered by Frank Curtis, this was one of the oddball cars that sold for oddball money. Madman Muntz would've been proud. #174-1952 CROSLEY SKORPION 2-door Roadster. Body by Viking-Craft Manufacturing. S/N CC54242. 4-cyl. 44 ci. 25.5 hp. Wood appears decent on the surface but paint and chrome trim is extremely weak. Hole in rear seat, vinyl top is shades off body and interior color. Will require $50,000+ restoration. Cond: 5+. SOLD AT $38,880. The purchase price is merely an entry point into what will be a downward spiral of never-ending restoration costs. #425-1951 MUNTZ JET 2-door Convert- ible. SN M-160. 8-cyl. 337 ci. 152 hp. Light yellow/dark green. Black Carson top. Odo: 24,245 miles. Automatic. Bench seat. Chrome wires. Lincoln flathead V8 powered, with Edmonds heads and dual Strombergs amongst the vintage speed equipment under the hood. Recent quality restoration. Acceptable panel fit, suspension sits somewhat low. Unity spotlight. Red/red, white vinyl. Odo: 28,279 miles. Floor-shift 3-speed. Bucket seats. Factory steel wheels. White painted bumpers. Residentialtype carpet, pedals unevenly aligned, gas tank inlet gasket dry-rotted. Dual exhaust makes the diminutive engine sound larger and more robust than it really is. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $12,500. Not a Crosley factory offering (but with Crosley innards), this was from the first year of production (out of three) for the Viking-Craft Mfg. Co. of Anaheim, CA. Seen at several other auctions (Fall Auburn for one), at least it's cheap-to-haul freight. #755-1954 KAISER DARREN 2-door Road- ster. SN 161001002. 6-cyl. Light yellow/black vinyl. Odo: 31,989 miles. Manual 3-speed. Factory McCulloch supercharger. Smokes (Con- As the only collector-car insurer licensed in all 50 states, Grundy is with you wherever you are and wherever you go. Grundy's complete coverage is tailored to meet your needs and always includes agreed value, unlimited mileage for touring and pleasure driving, no model year limitations and the highest liability limits. Only Grundy provides collector-car coverage so complete, it's even geographical. 400 Horsham Road • P.O. Box 1957 • Horsham, PA 19044 www.grundy.com April, 2001  Worldwide Collector Car Insurance 1-800-338-4005 51


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SCM AUCTION REPORT: BARRETT-JACKSON SCO7TSDALE AZ right, they are worth this kind of money. Cars with as many issues as this one that require a squadron of mechanics to fix are not. #136-1956 FORD CUSTOM 2-door Convertible. S/N M6CV167213. Red/black vinyl. Black vinyl top. Odo: 28,655 miles. (just try to get into it without causing a major repaint); chalk it up to the aura of B-J. #691-1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD 2-door Convertible. S/N F7FH394793. 8-cyl. 312 ci. 300 hp. Black/black, white. Black hard tinental OHV 6 pushed too hard on the blower?). Steering wheel cracks facing the dashboard. Typical odd fiberglass fit and finish. Paint has plenty of scratches from plenty of dusting and polishing. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $37,000. This year, declared sold at RM Meadowbrook ($60,500), declared sold at Kruse Auburn ($36,570). You tell us what's going on here. #353-1955 FORD THUNDERBIRD 2-door Convertible. S/N P5FH154837. Aqua/ aqua and white. Aqua hard top only. Odo: 3-speed. Bucket seats. Factory steel wheels. Quite possibly the ugliest car on earth. Moon caps, lake pipes, Landau bars. All gauges moved to center console. '59 Caddy taillights, triple whitewalls, dual antennas, spotlights. Mustang bucket seats with passenger seat facing backwards. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $8,910. Designed by Bud Heins. The 1950s styling cues are piled high and deep on this FrankenFord Cheap and deservedly so. #362-1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD 2-door Convertible. S/N F7FH338059. 8-cyl. 312 ci. 300 hp. White/white. White hard top. Od o: 97,087 miles. Automatic. Factory steel wheels. Stock chrome valve covers. Sits low in back, rough-sounding exhaust. Dimple in left rear quarter panel by fender skirt. Good door fit. Minor chrome pits on most exterior brightwork except bumpers. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $28,080. Perhaps it was due to "pretty" colors, but it brought strong money—in addition to missing about $4K worth of soft top. #940-1955 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 2-door Roadster. S/N VE55E00101303. 8-cyl. 265 ci. 195 hp. Gypsy red/white vinyl. Tan top only top. Odo: 59 miles. Automatic. Kelsey-Hayes chrome wires. Sixth supercharged F-Bird of the weekend (out of 208 built). Runs out excellent. Very minor corrosion just starting on unplated hardware on the suspension, but otherwise a spot-on superb restoration Cond: 1 - . SOLD AT $90,950. Without the distraction of the "Gang of Five" F-Bird collection from the day before, this far nicer 'Bird reflected the real market for the Super 'Birds. #763-1960 CHRYSLER 300-F 2-door Hardtop. S/N 8403116602. 8-cyl. 413 ci. Red/ cloth top. Odo: 82,333 miles. Automatic. Factory steel wheels. Recent engine cosmetics with spray cans. Plenty of paint polishing compound in the door and hood crevices, recipient of several repaints. A few small odd holes on top of dashboard (former tonneau cover snaps?). Undercoated. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $47,520. Market price range (on the high side) fora 'Vette from the second lowest year of production. #809-1956 PACKARD CARIBBEAN 2-door Convertible. S/N 5699H1245. White, pink, dark gray/white, pink, dark gray. Odo: 62,859 miles. Chrome wires. Passenger door had electric window switch dangling out of it and door handle off. Both doors are ill fitting (they sag). Torsion bar function intermittent. Pits in door handles, bumpers rechromed. Plenty of paint touch-ups. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $46,980. With all the electrical gizmos onboard, it's just like having your own B-52 Stratofortress. If everything is put together 52  66,832 miles.Automatic. Factory steel wheels. The nicest of a group of 5 F-Birds (factory supercharged) from one collection. This one had an older restoration holding its own, despite the door glass yellowing on the edges, a new gas tank, undercoating, and no windshield wipers. All no reserve. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $64,800. All 5 were auctioned off one right after another, and during the same time the RM sale was starting. I think they would have done just as well rolling them all onto the podium and selling them "your choice," since they all went relatively cheap. #433-1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD 2-door Convertible. S/N DFH00116. 8-cyl. 312 ci. Red/beige vinyl. Red hard top, tan soft tan leather. Odo: 62,145 miles. Push button automatic. Factory steel wheels. Air conditioning, power windows, power swivel seats. Correct cross-ram induction. Fresh restoration, but still alight smoker. Rear window glass scratches, wrong trunk carpet, later model windshield washer pump. No reserve. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $41,040. The going rate for a hardtop. #944-1960 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 2-door Convertible. S/N 00867S103803. top. Odo: 8 miles. Automatic. Kelsey-Hayes chrome wires. Birds Nest aftermarket rumble seat. Vent wings, new gas tank, incorrect interior vinyl. Undercoated. Recent "make it look pretty" restoration. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $51,300. Being the year of the '57 T-Bird (and '67 Corvette big-block) at this venue, this justflt right in. Rumble seat doesn't make it a $50K car 8-cyl. 283 ci. 270 hp. Black, silver coves/red vinyl. Black soft top. Odo: 73,605 miles. 4speed. Factory steel wheels. 2x4-barrel factory induction. All fresh underpinnings. Starter staring to go south. Nice and lumpy correct solid-lifter exhaust note. Better than original fit and finish. Minimal signs of use. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $62,640. Fuelie money for a dualfour car. Question—will these prices hold up outside of Scottsdale? #787-1960 CADILLAC COUPE DE VILLE T-Top 2-door Coupe. S/N 60J139961. 8-cyl. Blue metalflake/blue, white vinyl. Blue vinyl top. Odo: 43,000 miles. Hot rod hubcaps. Said to be all metal with no plastic bodywork. '71 Riviera rear window, '64 T-Bird interior, '53 DeSoto grille, Mercedes-Benz headlights, Sports Car Market


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• • • • • • • • • er+AB A vupirt A U CTION REPORT:BARRETT-JACKSON SCOTTSDALE AZ I I I I II I  . SOLD AT $63,720. Big money, but not out of line with what other Corvettes were bringing at B-J. Face it, every guy wants a Corvette someday, and B-J's a convenient place to pick up a nice one—even at retail plus. slightly, now idles too fast (1,600 rpm). Trunk lid could stand one more alignment tweak. Cond: 1 - '56 Packard taillights, lake pipes, wrap-around rear seats, power steering and brakes. Gills (louvers) on both sides. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $19,440. "Frank DeRosas of Pittsburgh Famous Shark Mobile." Absolutely cracking with plastic at every corner. This is a great example of what can happen when a bunch of guys with a body shop and too much beer get together. #398-1961 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 2-door Convertible. S/N 10879S100103. #140-1962 CHEVROLET IMPALA SS 2-door Hardtop. S/N 21847L235684. 8-cyl. 409 ci. 409 hp. Silver blue/silver blue vinyl. drab/black vinyl. Odo: 4,116 miles. 3-speed. Crosley-based, San Diego-built. Snow tires front and rear. A nicely restored example of a rare and forgettable almost-Jeep. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $7,830. The Crofton was the continuation of the Crosley Farm-O-Road, the mini Ute that we all were supposed to buy after World War II. Sold for under the cost of restoration, fair bid. #357-1964 FORD GALAXIE 500 2-door 8-cyl. 283 ci. 315 hp. Jewel blue, white coves/ blue vinyl. White soft top, blue hard top. Odo: 23,906 miles. 4-speed. Factory steel wheels with dog dish caps. Very fresh restoration—so fresh that something seemed to have a burning-in scent to it. Before sale, consignor adjusted carb Odo: 55,088 miles. 4-speed. Factory steel wheels. Dual quads. Vintage aftermarket tachometer on steering column. Original shift lever surround trim has minor scuffing, as does the trunk trim panel. Vent windows starting to bubble on edges. Correctly restored, even has the correct exhaust note. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $31,860. Compared to the "real world," slightly expensive. However, the stuff The Beach Boys wrote songs about has become the bread and butter of Barrett-Jackson, and this was right in the ballpark for the weekend. #602-1963 CROFTON BUG Utility Vehicle. S/N 1032. Eng. #200894. 4-cyl. Olive Sedan. S/N 4U53R154040. 8-cyl. 427 ci. 425 hp. Pagoda green/aqua vinyl, nylon. Odo: 6,843 miles. 4-speed. Bench seat. Factory steel wheels with dog dish caps. Dual 4-barrels, F. 111014 , PASSPORT AI IN INV ■■ Mai■  MEM NI WI/  I= NM/ 1970 Classic and Specian Cus safe 7 die ivered anywhere in le 1 3 • Door to door service • Insurance included 1 800 325 4267 - - - www.PassportTransport.com April, 2001  53 • Liftgate loading • Special event services fax: 314-878-7295 Enclosed Auto Transport Since 1970 Arim  /.111 _11/ =war 2000 USA3


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SCM AUCTION REPORT: BARRETT-JACKSON SCO7TSDALE AZ INVAIV1.11.111. radio delete. Minor rear window gasket cracking. Only very minor cosmetic touch-ups. A completely original car (including paint) that was only used in quarter-mile increments. The interior even smelled like a proper low-mileage original. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $38,880. This Ford, with the highest performance engine offered in '64, was an extremely rare original that justified the price, and was a good deal when compared to all the pricey Chevys surrounding it. Bought well. #462-1964 DODGE 330 2-door Sedan. S/N 6142227298. 8-cyl. 426 ci. 674 hp. Red/ what off-beat) Shelby America VIN, unlike the fakey-doos at a similar price. #1073 - 1965 CADILLAC CALMS 2-door Hardtop. SN G520350P. 8-cyl. 390 ci. Light green metallic/green leather, nylon. Odo: 26,907 Overhead console, with 8,000-rpm tachometer. Spinner fuel cap made from a spinner hubcap. Said to have been built for the movie Goldfinger, but not completed in time to be included. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $34,560. I have my doubts. A movie car with no movie history sounds like a bit of a stretch. Can I sell you a camel that almost made it into Ishtar? About a $30K spifffor no real history. #151-1965 FORD MUSTANG 2-door Convertible. S/N 5R08A161165. 8-cyl. 289 ci. Black/black vinyl. Black vinyl top. Odo: red vinyl. Odo: 1,668 miles. Automatic dash buttons. Bucket seats. Aftermarket alloys and factory steel wheels. Lightweight drag package (aluminum front clip and doors). Not original motor (probably grenaded by '65), but built up to more potent than stock with a correct datecoded block. Correctly restored to "throw it together for go, not show" factory level. No reserve. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $53,460. Sold here last year for $5,000 more. Consignor must've gotten sick of dealingwith all that beer-can thin aluminum. Since it is not a heater-delete car, some of the local Mopar cognoscenti had their doubts about it actually being a real lightweight. #443-1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 2-door Coupe. SN 194375S121377. 8-cyl. 327 ci. 365 hp. Milano maroon/black vinyl. Odo: miles. Air conditioning and signal-seeking AM radio were the only options (not even a vinyl roof). An absolutely dead-nuts original Grandpamobile. Very slight driver's door sag, original aftermarket period rubber floor mats and minimal engine grime. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $10,800. By far, the nicest car of the 100+ Phil Raloof collection that was offered late Sunday (let's just call it our Designated Dinosaur). #687-1965 SHELBY COBRA 427 2-door Roadster. S/N C5X3060. 8-cyl. 427 ci. Blue/ black leather. Black vinyl top. Odo: 1 mile. Fac- . SOLD AT $18,792. Market-correct price. Even though most of the toys (options) were likely added at a later date, this Mustang has the goodies people want. 12,962 miles. Automatic. Styled steel wheels. A-code convertible with GT package added. A/C, power steering, brakes and top. Dual exhaust, pony interior, console, trunk rack. Very thick paint, trim dripping with Armorall. Very appealing color combination. Cond: 2 - #992-1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 2-door Convertible. S/N 19467S107570. 8-cyl. 327 ci. Silver/black leather. Black vinyl, 771 miles. 4-speed. Knock-off alloys. Nice, correct solid-lifter lumpy exhaust note, but runs rich. Natural metal fasteners are corroded, but painted parts from the restoration are in nice shape. Under-hood bare metal lost its sheen. A nice restoration driven in the rain once or twice. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $30,240. The solid - lifter small blocks are a bit hard to live with (need high-test leaded fuel, never seem to be set up `just right" for long), so daily driver attraction is minimal. Since it would get eaten alive at Bloomington, it's now a club event tourer #671-1965 SHELBY COBRA 289 2-door Roadster. Body by AC. S/N COX 6053. 8-cyl. 289 ci. 271 hp. Red/black. Odo: 784 miles. Factory mag knock-offs. Originally exported to Ford of Germany. Done-up with 427 SC brakes, fender flares and doors; also lost the metric speedo. No nose emblem. Non-original intake manifold, lots of well-done Heim joints on most linkages. Fiberglass trunk bottom. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $140,400. While it's not stock, at least you have a vintage (if some- 54  tory mags. Said to be an 18-month body-off restoration by Kimmins Coach Works. Continuation car, no California registration allowed. Wood steering wheel. Excellent panel fit. Excellent gauges, trim. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $216,000. Why would a continuation Cobra, recently built, have a restoration? Rough life? Accident? This was a surprising amount for a car built in 1980, even if it did have a 1965 title. #779-1965 FORD MUSTANG 2-door Fast- back. S/N 5F09A322626. 8-cyl. 289 ci. Gold metalflake/gold metalflake and black vinyl. silver fiberglass top. Odo: 38,758 miles. Automatic. Knock-offs. Tilt/Telescopic wheel, power steering, power brakes, power windows. Teak steering wheel, Protect-O-Plate. Window sticker shows knock-offs and leather were added later. Good to excellent fit and finish. Good paint gaps. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $50,220. All the money plus a little more for a low-horsepower welloptioned 'Vette convertible. #373.1-1966 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 2-door Convertible. S/N 194676S113915. 8-cyl. 327ci. Red/black vinyl. Odo: 3,961 miles. 4-speed. AM/FM radio, tilt wheel. Idles rich Odo: 21,882 miles. Automatic. Styled steel wheels. Red line tires. A-code car with K motor. and fast (1,500 rpm). Minor door window installation nicks in the openings. Otherwise, a Sports Car Market


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SCM AUCTION REPORT: BARRETT-JACKSON SCO7TSDALE AZ spot-on recent restoration. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $41,040. With big-block Sting Rays approaching the stratosphere in price, the beefier small blocks are starting to follow. #385-1966 SHELBY GT 350H 2-door Fastback. S/N SFM6S597. 8-cyl. 289 ci. 271 hp. x=fPforf _ Panel and door fit quite good (considering). Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $297,000. Quite a few street models got turned into SCs, so an unmolested one is worth the premium. Once it topped $250K in very spirited bidding, the reserve disappeared and the successful final bidder took home a good, no-excuses, streetable legend. #390-1967 PLYMOUTH GTX 2-door Convertible. S/N RS27J77238994. 8-cyl. 426 ci. 425 hp. Dark blue metallic/black vinyl interior Black, gold striping/black. Odo: 85,885 miles. Automatic. Magnum 500s (with Hertz caps). Accessory outside mirror, radials. Undercoated. Rear quarter window trim brightwork needs polishing. Blemish-free paint topping a well-restored car. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $42,120. Later car with automatic, since it took Hertz about one weekend to figure out that a rent-a-racer with a stick was going to go through clutches more often than oil changes. Bought decently, sold better. #667-1966 SHELBY COBRA 427 2-door Roadster. Body by AC. S/N CSX 3239. 8-cyl. 427 ci. Red, white rally stripe/black and top. Odo: 45,441 miles. Automatic. Magnum 500s. Honest Hemi car. Undercoated, aftermarket exhaust outlets, minor trunk alignment issues. Unkempt under the hood. Overall, the easy stuff looks great, but not the details. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $76,680. No bargain here, even if it's a real Hemi. However, rag-top Hemis are just about the strongest price-performers in the muscle-car segment, and are likely to stay that way. #355-1968 SHELBY GT500 2-door Fast- back. SN 8102S143394-014. 8-cyl. 428 ci. White/ black. Odo: 37,742 miles. Automatic. Factory 8-cyl. 427 ci. 435 hp. Dark green/black vinyl and leather. Black vinyl top. Odo: 55,500 miles. 4-speed. Factory rallye wheels. Numbersmatching L89 with aluminum heads, Muncie M-21 transmission, power windows, Protect0-Plate. Red line tires. Very clean. One small scratch and some flip-flop in the metallic paint. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $39,960. Approximately 290 convertible L89s were produced in 1968. 1968 Corvettes did not have the best reputation when new, as they were plagued with build quality issues. Survivors are going up in price, but I'll still take a '69. #971-1968 SHELBY GT500KR 2-Door Convertible. S/N 8T03R2110510392. 8-cyl. White/tan vinyl. Black vinyl top. Odo: 42,607 vinyl. Odo: 5,977 miles. Factory mag knockoffs. SC equipment (rollbar, hood scoop, fender flares), 4x2-barrel Weber induction. Restored in the late '70s when owned by Sam Posey, holding up exceptionally well. Radial tires. Fresh aluminum panels underneath. Miles indicated are original. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $245,160. Pretty much on the money, since a quarter million is generally what it has taken for someone to part company with a real 427 SC for the last few years. #674-1966 SHELBY COBRA 427 2-door Roadster. Body by AC. S/N CSX 3138. 8-cyl. 427 ci. 410 hp. Red/black leather. Odo: 13,970 miles. Factory mag knock-offs. Street model with hoop bumpers, small gas cap, 50,690 miles. Automatic. 10-spoke factory mags. Rather competent older restoration holding up well. Only a handful of paint chips. Aftermarket exhaust outlets, performance radials. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $40,500. By '68, Shelbys were pretty much a trim package put on by a Ford subcontractor. As a Shelby in name only, price seems a bit steep. However, as GT 350s continue to climb, they pull all other 'Stang Shelbys with them. and without fender flares. Aluminum paint underneath. Original interior is exceptionally nice. April, 2001  #629-1968 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 2-door Convertible. S/N 194678S402492. car advertised by factory for sale. Formerly Wilson Fittipaldi-owned and raced. Freshly completed ground-up restored. Bob Ash restored tub. 400 ci Gurney Weslake engine said to produce 580 bhp-dry sumped too, which is said to be unique for GT40. Non-period full carbonfiber front, modern fuel cell and harness. Claimed to be on-button for competitive historic race action. Race rather than street car cosmetics. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $432,000. Not sold under hammer after $375,000 bid, but declared sold 55 mags. Competent recent restoration, very few indications of use. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $45,360. Was sighted at the Silver auction the previous weekend. Fair money for a car from the "don't make me turn" era of Shelby Mustangs. #434-1968 SHELBY GT350 2-door Convertible. S/N 8T03J193197-021. 8-cyl. 302 ci. Dark green metallic/black vinyl. Odo: miles. 4-speed. Bucket seats.Shelby mags. Rare (42 built). Air conditioning and 4-speed combination. Ford home office car. Sold new 3-1969. Fit and finish to a mediocre standard. Far from show car quality. Some trim (taillight surrounds, rear window chrome) is weak. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $71,280. Most of the conditionrelated sins on this car could be fixed with a trip through a Mustang parts supply catalog. Sold at the expected high end for 500KR convertibles, yet seems inexpensive by BarrettJackson standards. #675-1969 FORD GT40 MX! Race Coupe. S/N GT4OP 1083. Blue, white stripe/black. RHD. Last lightweight race car built and only


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SCM AUCTION REPORT: BARRETT-JACKSON SCO7TSDALE AZ afterwards. A great car immediately ready to go out and campaign with-no serious history, which means you can prang it without regret. #415-1969 FORD MUSTANG BOSS 429 2-door Fastback. S/N 9F02Z198817. 8-cyl. 429 ci. 425 hp. Jade black metallic/black. Odo: 20,311 miles. 4-speed. Magnum 500s. Kar Kraft build #1924. Undercoated, but a surface rust fleck or two popped up. New paint. Older exhaust system using muffler clamps. Runs out nicely, indicative of the original miles. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $64,800. These aren't too difficult to locate with low miles, since their best (and intended) environment was the drag strip, rather than the street. Sold at the going rate to a high-profile pro wrestler. #694-1969 SHELBY GT500 2-door Convertible. S/N 9F03R482667. 8-cyl. Dark green/ 4-speed. Bucket seats. Magnum 500s. Nonoriginal motor ('73 dated), but otherwise a correct LT-1. #33 in the Yenko registry. Odd hood and door panel fit (not flush with body) and crack in passenger door frame at the door panel. A few cheesy decals on side windows. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $31,860. More money than most collectors would pay for any Nova, even if it was blessed by the late, great Don Yenko-especially for one that will never be numbers matching. #403-1970 PLYMOUTH HEM! 'CUDA 2-door Hardtop. SN BS23ROB227021. 8-cyl. 426 ci. 425 hp. Plum crazy, black striping/black LA -Ai CLASSIC CARS RM Auctions Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, AZ January 19, 2001 Auctioneer: Peter Bainbridge Number of automotive lots: 88 Number of automotive lots sold: 63 Sale rate: 71.6% Sale total: $9,700,416 High: Lot #96, 1935 Duesenberg SJN convertible sold at $1,149,500 Buyer's premium on sold lots included:10% Report by Dave Brownell Market opinions in italics E black vinyl. Black vinyl top. Odo: 1 mile. 4speed. Factory mags. 445 out of 450 points at Shelby American Auto Club No. 24. Premier award June 1999. Drag Pack 391, tinted glass, tilt-away steering. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $93,960. Shelby Mustang convertibles are a rare breed among rare cars. Shelbys were hot at BarrettJackson. Still, this was a home-runfor the seller #648-1969 DODGE CORONET 2-door Convertible. SN WS27L9G220658. 8-cyl. Red and black/white vinyl. White vinyl top. vinyl. Odo: 54,056 miles. Pistol grip 4-speed. Rallye wheels. New exhaust system, but minor pits in outlets. Minor license plate bracket corrosion. Aftermarket chrome shocks. Nice prep and paint on the outside, but the underbody failed to impress with lack of attention. Sits even. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $70,740. Among the muscle cars that are coming on really strong are the Hemi Mopars (once again), especially the Barracudas and Challengers. Premium money for a car that wasn 't stellar #486-1970 DODGE CHARGER R/T 2-door Hardtop. S/N XS29R0G175174. 8-cyl. 426 ci. 425 hp. Red with black fanny Odo: 6 miles. 4-speed. Bucket seats. Magnum 500. Not an original Hemi car. 2x4-barrel carbs. 4-speed, console, forced air fiberglass hood, power brakes and steering. A phony super car advertised as such. Good fit and finish. Very clean interior. Detailed chassis. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $54,000. So long as sellers call them fakes, and buyers know they are fakes, then no harm done to anyone. And the price this "badger" made should make owners of real Hemis smile. #99-1970 CHEVROLET YENKO DEUCE NOVA 2-door Fastback. S/N 114270W 351116. 8-cyl. 350 ci. 350 hp. Cranberry red, black stripe/black vinyl. Odo: 25,704 miles. 56 stripe/black vinyl interior. Black vinyl top. Odo: 48,726 miles. Automatic. Rallye wheels. Fender tag missing. Replacement block, chrome alternator, incorrect plug wires, overkill on chrome-plated engine hardware. Undercoated. Good interior kit installation, but small installation tears in tops of the A-pillars. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $35,100. This selling price was more in league with the real world. Neither buyer nor seller did too badly on this deal, but the non-original trinkets did their part to keep the price from going nuts. arly to mid-January in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area is a time of wall-to-wall vintage car auctions, including RM's second annual event at the posh Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa. Just 88 cars were on offer at the January 19 sale, one-tenth the Barrett-Jackson fleet. Highlights included a quintet of no-reserve cars from the Vince Granatelli collection. Vince, brother of Andy Granatelli, was thinning his collection and consigned an eclectic group of machines ranging from a '34 Ford DeLuxe roadster that brought $55,660 to a 1984 Ferrari 400i that sold for $30,250. The old argument about no-reserve cars bringing strong money can be revived as all of these cars sold for appreciable numbers. The ex-Bill Spear and Phil Hill 1953 Ferrari 340 MM Vignale Spyder was tipped to surpass two million in bidding but stopped $300K short of that figure, returning to the John McCaw collection instead. A friend of mine had once owned this car some years ago. He ruefully told me of selling it for $125,000, thinking that he had obtained the longest dollar the car would ever bring... The prewar star was the "Noble" Duesenberg SJN Rollston roadster, so named for its first owner, William S. Noble. The only supercharged IN ever built, it made $1,149,500 with premium. A fair price, but less than the seller paid for it some years ago. In all, 63 of the 88 cars that went through the tent found new homes, a sales percentage right around 70%. The smooth, efficient auctioneering of Peter Bainbridge was a welcome relief from the near-berserk droning and jabbering at some of the other sales. The only sour note came from the Biltmore itself, which left the crowd in the tent bereft of food, toilets or anything to drink except for a few pitchers of water and some overpriced cocktails. If that's the Biltmore's idea of hospitality, I'll stay at Motel 6, thank you.-D.B. Sports Car Market


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SCM AUCTION REPORT: RM AUCTIONS PHOENIX AZ ENGLISH CARS #121-1937 JAGUAR SS100 Roadster. S/N 18089. Eng. #252618. Red/black leather. Black fabric top. RHD. Odo: 82,814 miles. veteran restored by a top Jag specialist in the US. Odd color, but the right kind of car. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $935,000. First declared no-sale at $825,000, then sold privately during the auction to a Colorado collector for an additional $25 grand plus premium. Worth the money for a correct car. #120-1952 JAGUAR XK120 Roadster. S/N 671615. Seamist green/green leather. Black Few cracks and bubbles in paint; excellent chrome, excellent interior, a correct early Jag from a well-known Australian collection. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $145,200. Price paid was market-correct for a 21/2-liter car. Another liter should have added $35-$40,000 to the bidding #83-1947 ALLARD K1 Roadster. S/N 559. 8-cyl. 239 ci. Black/red leather. Odo: prizes at Jaguar Club meets. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $78,650. This car had the glow of a superior professional restoration. High dollars reflected the quality of the work by Jaguar specialists C.W.R. Ltd. #79-1965 AC COBRA "DRAGONSNAKE" Roadster. SiN CSX2427. 8-cyl. 289 ci. 325 hp. Yellow/black leather. Black vinyl top. Odo: fabric top. Odo: 31,493 miles. Unique but correct color, concours level restoration, superb in all areas. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $66,550. Worth every penny of the high bid. A good buy at this level. #124-1955 JAGUAR D-TYPE Roadster. S/N XKD544. BRG/black leather. Oddball fiberglass-bodied D-the only 'glass Jag ever 3 miles. 3-speed manual. Race-ready car. Mille Miglia Revival veteran. South American race history. High performance without the high maintenance. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $52,030. Allards aren't easy to price accurately but this freshly restored supercharged example seemed worth the high bid in terms of performance if not styling #65-1952 ALLARD J2-X Roadster. S/N 2192. 8-cyl. 331 ci. 300 hp. BRG/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 331 miles. Hydramatic. Knock:AU 3,716 miles. Stage I I-D solid-lifter 289. One of four Dragonsnakes built especially for drag racing. This car has turned an 11.96 @ 112.78 mph. Fresh restoration has returned car to asnew condition. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $229,900. We expected this pavement-ripping Shelby to sell for more than it did. A certain winner at Nostalgia Drags events, either at the show or on the strip. #60-1967 TRIUMPH HERALD Convert- built. Used for testing, then put out to pasture. Restored for vintage racing where it remains competitive. Presents honestly and well. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $640,000. Not a significant Jaguar race car but rather an interesting one. At least fender repair is easy compared to aluminum-bodied Ds. Difficult to determine value as the car is so unique. #66-1959 AC ACE Roadster. S/N AEX1047. 6-cyl. 1991 cc. 102 hp. Red/black leather. Black fabric top. Odo: 26,856 miles. 4/1 offs. Looked great in all areas and sounded even better. Road, race and show ready. A no-excuse car. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $143,000. If you're going to own an example of "The Blacksmith's Revenge," as Allards are known, then a J2-X with a big American OHV V8 is the car to have. Hairy-chested hybrid that sold for less than we expected, given all the pre-sale interest. #118-1952 JAGUAR C-TYPE Roadster. S/N XKC018. Gold/tan leather. RHD. Originally owned by Juan Manuel Fangio. Known history on an unhurt car. Mille Miglia Revival ible. S/N 7G49272 LCV. Metallic blue/tan vinyl. Tan vinyl top. Odo: 624 miles. Incorrect color, Spitfire wire wheels added, over $40,000 claimed to have been spent in restoration. But why? Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $15,125. Selling price was enough for the best Herald convertible in the universe, which this one probably is. #61-1967 MGB SERIES 1 Roadster. S/N GHN3W135978C. 4-cyl. 1789 cc. 95 hp. BRG/ black leather. Black rubberoid top. Odo: 40,611 Knock-offs. Older repaint showing some stress cracks. Good door fit. Very good original interior. One of the most attractive sports cars to emerge from the 1950s. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $42,350. If it had the more desirable Bristol engine, the price would have been at least $10 grand more for an equal car A fair buy for this "British Barchetta." #130 1963 JAGUAR XKE Roadster. S/N 879011. White/black leather. Black fabric top. Odo: 82,689 miles. Fitted with '65 allsynchro Jag gearbox. Very fresh restoration with excellent door and hood fit. Ready for - April, 2001  miles. 72-spoke Dayton stainless wire wheels. Full resto completed in '98, according to consignor. Best of Show at Britcar regional event. Engine to factory Special Tuning specs. Chrome bumper/chrome grille/factory OD/wires make this the best of the Bs in terms of desirability. Sharp "driver". Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $15,730. Good money for a good car This is the right MGB to own and will probably look like a relative bargain in a few years. 57


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SCM AUCTION REPORT: RM AUCTIONS PHOENIX AZ #107-1967 FORD GT40 MK III Coupe. S/N GT40/MK3/1105. Metallic green/black Lorin Tryon collection, currently running Caddy engine/trans but comes with correct Talbot engine and gearbox as well. Flamboyant, fascinating, impossible to ignore and in lovely condition. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $235,950. Car has been a fixture around California since new. Availability of original running gear helped the price. Fairly bought. #81-1948 DELAHAYE 135M ThreePosition Cabriolet. Body by Figoni et Falaschi. S/N 801620. 6-cyl. 4500 cc. 140 hp. Black/ leather. Odo: 13,872 miles. Low-mileage original with no competition history. Original owner symphony conductor Herbert von Karajan. Cond: I-. NOT SOLD AT $270,000. No-saled at $352,000 last March at RM Amelia Island auction. The $270K here makes the previous bid look awfully appealing. #136A-1969 JAGUAR XICE SERIES II Roadster. S/N 1R10872. Black/red leather. Black rubberoid top. Odo: 2,492 miles. This holstery wear the only blemish observed. As good as it gets with 300 series cars, including the right color combo. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $290,400. Mercedes mavens at the auction called it a good buy. This model just goes from strength to strength, sometimes outbidding the far more advanced 300SL "Gullwings.” Gone to racing school entrepreneur and SCMer Skip Barber. #105-1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Roadster. S/N 7500096. Black/red leather. Pilir -') ,..`i--A,..,---------4 ''''', - ---- --, red leather. Tan fabric top. RHD. Odo: 73,484 kms. 4-speed manual. CCCA National First winner. Elegant old thing with no obvious faults. One of the more conservative coachbuilding efforts by F&F. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $235,950. It wasn't so long ago that these rococo French cars had a hard time strugglingpast $50 grand. Price was market correct. car was a puzzle. Supposed to be original miles and an unrestored car but noticeable interior wear contradicted this claim. Maybe the owner's kid kept sliding in and out of it, wishing he could drive it away. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $66,000. Apparently the upholstery anomaly didn't bother the high bidder. Very good money for a Series II open-headlight/big-taillight car #131-1974 JAGUAR XICE V12 Roadster. SN UEIS24058. Dark green/biscuit leather. Tan fabric top. Odo: 25,310 miles. Manual gear- „g1,01111,11111 1 box, factory air, chrome wires, low miles, excellent panel fit all added to the desirability of this V12. Hard to fault. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $62,920. Color and chrome wheels helped the impressive selling price for this cat. FRENCH CARS #112-1947 TALBOT-LAGO T26 Cabrio- let. Body by Figoni et Falaschi. S/N T26 100109. 8-cyl. 331 ci. Red/tan leather. Tan fabric top. Odo: 3,264 miles. Hydramatic. Ex- Odo: 73,083 lcms. Former owners include Thomas Watson of IBM fame. Very good older restoration with plenty of eye appeal. Hood fit a bit off and inside of bumpers rough. Rearmounted spares preferable to sidemounts for German market. US buyers may not care. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $781,000. Formerly in Owl's Head Museum. Going back to Maine via MBNA's Charles Cawley. SWB A series much more attractive than the somewhat ponderous Cab Cs, et al. A fair price for the car #69-1956 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SC Roadster. S/N 6500106. Silver and black/red leather. Black fabric top. Odo: 13,479 miles. Stunning original car, one of 53 delivered with GERMAN CARS #104A-1937 MERCEDES-BENZ 540K Cabriolet A. S/N 169376. Eng. #169343. Silver and black/light tan leather. Black fabric top. Black fabric top. Had hard top, Euro headlights, Nardi wheel, SS exhaust, Becker radio. Older repaint, original interior still looked good. Engine smoked a bit. Nice, honest SL. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $126,500. A very good buy— perhaps $10-$15,000 below market. #82-1962 MERCEDES-BENZ 3005L Roadster. S/N 19804210003081. White/black leather. Black fabric top. Odo: 23,802 miles. --'10110111r se, ,..-.., Very fresh appearance throughout. Superb original condition reflected low miles. Factory hard top included. Late roadster with alloy block and disc brakes helped price and performance among M-B fans. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $242,000. One of only 209 cars produced with alloy block/discs.Top price for a top car #63-1965 PORSCHE 3565C Coupe. S/N 219791. White/black leather. Odo: 85,581 . SOLD AT $24,200. Very honest 356; the C series cars are the ones to look for if you want the most driving pleasure from a pre-911 Pooch. Well bought. miles. Sharp inside and out with excellent hood and door fit. White not the most flattering color for any car and may have affected bid. Fourwheel discs standard on these final year 356s. Excellent show and go vintage Porsche. Cond: I - #78-1973 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA RSR fuel injection. Fitted luggage, of course. Originally in duPont family ownership. Slight up- 58  Coupe. S/N 911 360 0817. 6-cyl. 2806 cc. Auction Reports continued on page 73. Sports Car Market


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 The Appraiser's Corner Excerpts from Actual Appraisals by Steve Cram 1966-67 Ferrari 330 GTC -,---- Odometer: 69,830 kilometers Exterior color: dark brown (almost black) Interior color: tan leather to seats and panels, tan rugs with black inserts; black dash. Equipment: Ferrari 3967cc SOHC V12 engine, 300 bhp. Manual transmission. Power windows, power brakes, Jensen R402 AM/FM radio. Condition: Using the traditional rating scale for yintage and/or collector cars of 1 to 5 (1, mint/show/perfect/ as-new; 2, very good; 3, good; 4, fair; 5, poor/rough), this non-operational survivor is in rather good physical condition, average high #3 to low #2. Bumpers/grille off; engine heads off supposedly for restoration. Exterior: Surprisingly good physical specimen with little rust, possibly indicating either garaging most of its life and/ or original ownership in a warmer climate. Heavily undercoated and that still in good #3 condition. Filler/Bondo on driver's door and left front fender indicates some past skirmish, not so much on right side of car. Overall, body #3 condition. Paint is still good, with far less crazing than normal; could possibly be buffed out satisfactorily. Chrome/ hardware also #3. Grommets/seals in #3 average condition. Glass/lenses #3. Headlights are not present. Same for bumpers and grille. Borrani wire wheels #3, same for tires. Interior: In surprisingly good condition and indicative of good care (no records to substantiate). Leather to seats and panels #3, some stress cracks but apparently nothing clear through. Dash cover very good #3; could not check instruments and systems since car is inoperative. Rear area #2 very good; back tray is shot, #4/5. Trunk: Average #3 condition with little rust problems showing. Spare and tools are missing. Heads and carburetors have been tossed into the trunk. Engine compartment: Hood off (next to car); bumpers not present, same for grille, headlights and mounts. Undercarriage: Heavy undercoating mostly still in place and many items suggest garaging. Little rust at all. Mechanics: Not able to test as car is non-operational. History: 330 GTC introduced at the Geneva Auto Show, March 1966. The new model used a conglomeration of 275 chassis, 330 GT 2+2 engine and Pininfarina front from the 400 Superamerica. Information on this particular unit is not known to the appraiser. It is not a US car since speedometer is marked in kilometers. Current owner claimed the engine had seized approximately ten years ago. Appraiser feels car has more recent use, indicated by smell of gas tank, engine oil and coolant hose. Appraised value if operational: 8100,000 Present condition appraised value: $50,000 SCM welcomes appraisals by other appraisers.  Portions of appraisals presented here may be midified for editorial and privacy purposes. Please send appraisals to "Appraiser's Corner,” 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland, OR 97215. All submissions subject to editing. •  April, 2001  , Mitch Silver Since simple We and and our firm was founded goal: to be the best business. recognized events. honest We're sion in 1979, collector Silver Auctions has had one car auction company in the now produce auctions throughout Canada. Our annual Hot our January auction in as being among Auctions Boise, Our auctions have earned place to sell or buy a proud of our track record. to buy or sell a collector first. car. car, Idaho Edmonton, Myrtle Billings, Coeur Jackson Alberta, CAN Beach, South Carolina Montana D' Alene, Idaho Hole, Wyoming Missoula, Montana Post Reno, Falls, Idaho Nevada Sun Valley, Idaho Fax August Fountain the the Western United States Nights extravaganza in Reno Hills, Arizona are widely nation's premier collector a reputation as being a fair and . e „ore. s _ol, COLLECTOR CAR CAR AUCTIONS 1-800-255-4485 car When you're making the deciwe'd like you to think of Silver CALENDAR OF April 100 April 100 EVENTS 14,2001 Cars Western Northland Cars Agricum May Over All 19,2001 50 bikes Harley Davidsons - June 100 June 200 2, 2001 Cars Yellowstone Auditorium Cars Coeur June 300 July 100 July 120 Hot 750 Hot 250 list of Cars For Sale available Contact Silver Auctions SILVER 2020 L • I Teton the D ' Alene Resort Grounds 30 & July 1, 2001 Cars Village on the grounds of Mangy Moose Saloon 7, 2001 cars 14-15, 2001 Cars August Reno - Rod Cafe Race Track 2 - 5,2001 Cars Sparks Convention Ctr August Nights September Elkhorn Cars Resort to sponsor Additional auctions COLLECTOR one week prior to each auction. an auction in your city. are added often. 1-800-255-4485 N MONROE, SPOKANE, wvvw.silverauctions.com CAR AUCTIONS WA 99205 • • 59 1 - 2, 2001 Roaring '20s 16, 2001 Idaho Fairgrounds 29,2001 •


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The Monthly Digest of Magnificent Motor Cars Market Review AC • Aston Martin • Austin-Healey • Bentley • Rolls-Royce • Jaguar • Lotus • MG • Triumph 7 Chassis number: HBN78637 here is no mistaking the lines of an Austin-Healey. Perhaps second only to the seductive curves of the Jaguar E-type, the long flowing lines of the front shroud and powerful haunches of the short rear fenders make this car an icon of the golden decades of sports cars. Remarkable is the fact that the lines of the Healey were penned by a 24-year-old designer named Gerry Coker, who had never designed a car before in his career. More remarkable is the fact that the design was so inspired that its essence was unchanged from the first prototypes in 1952 to the last car assembled in 1968. The grille was changed twice, a small scoop was added to the hood, the shroud was modified slightly to accommodate two back seats for occasional use and, in the last version, a curved windshield, roll-up windows and a convertible top were added. The changes were so subtle that only aficionados ofthe marque can identify the slight variations among the models. The combination of inspiration of styling and consistency of design means that all Healeys are almost equally desirable. Among the rarest of the cars is the two-seat roadster with the six-cylinder engine, usually called a "BN7" from the body style prefix of its serial number. Produced alongside the two-plus-two body style introduced in 1957 (the "BT7"), less than 3,000 of the two-seat six-cylinder cars were built (including 355 built with the triple-carburetor engine), compared to 15,000 of the two-plus-twos. They shared the simpler rear shroud of the original Healey Hundred but had the smoother and potentially more powerful six-cylinder "3000" engine. The straight-six put out 124 bhp as new, but could easily be tuned to much higher horsepower levels. Weather-proofing still left something to be desired, however. Even with the side-curtains installed and the soft-top pulled from behind the seats and erected—a two-person job taking at least five minutes—driver and passenger could count on getting more than a little damp in a driving rain. Nevertheless, the sleek lines today are preferred by many to the successor convertibles that entered production in 1962. However, when these cars were new it seemed as if nearly everyone wanted the model with the extra rear seats, even though they were only practical for children under the age often. So when the nifty new convertible model was introduced Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Chassis #  Engine #  Clubs  Web sites   Alternatives  to replace the roadster in 1962 in response to competition from the Sunbeam Alpine, Triumph TR4 and MGB, the two-seat body style was dumped as well. This BN7 fetched $47,250 including commission when it sold at Barrett-Jackson on January 19, 2001. Even the seller was pleasantly surprised when the hammer dropped at this price, a level that previously had only been reached by a few unusual big Healeys. But the relative rarity of the body style doesn't explain why this car sold for so much. Two other Healeys also sold at Barrett-Jackson for similarly unprecedented prices, a nicely prepared Mark III convertible, and a 2+2 BT7 roadster, 60  1960 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk 11 Buyer's Guide plain vanilla except for its gorgeous black finish, and with all the same mechanical specifications as the BN7. Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Stamped on metal plate screwed to firewall generic cap $25; original Lucas cap $75 Stamped on plate riveted to step on left side of engine block Austin-Healey Club of America, P.O. Box 3220, Monroe, NC 28111, 877-5-Healey; Austin-Healey Club USA, 888/4AHCUSA wvvw.healeyclub.org www.healey.org Lotus Elan, Jaguar E-Type, Alfa-Romeo Giulia Spider Veloce We believe instead that it was the quality of the restoration, done by a Healey specialist with a well-deserved reputation for excellence, which caught the eye of the buyer. A car with an undamaged, unrusted chassis was taken down to theframe, stripped to bare metal, then primed, painted and clear-coated in the very desirable Healey Blue, an original cool iceblue metallic color. The engine, transmission and rear end were rebuilt to original specifications, with all parts repaired or replaced as necessary. Finally, the car was reassembled and the interior trimmed following the Austin-Healey clubs' concours-original specifications in the original dark blue leather and vinyl, piped in white. The two other record-setting Healeys had also been restored to a comparable quality by professional dealer-restorers. 1959-1961 2,825 $22,000-$29,000 $500 $3,400 For $50,000, a buyer who knows what to look for can find a pretty nice E-type Jaguar or XK 150. The theory of some market watchers is that the rising wave of baby boomers now entering the expensive hobby period of their lives arrive at a car auction with a list of several nostalgic marques in mind and a budget of around $50,000 to spend. When they see the evocative lines of a freshly restored AustinHealey in pristine condition and find that the Jaguar E-type available at that price isn't quite as nice, they don't consult the price guides; they just go with their emotions. These sales do, however, raise the price ceiling on the very best of the Healeys. But if you've got an old Healey sitting up on blocks out in the back forty, don't assume that a rise in the prices of top-quality restorations automatically raises the value of your project car. These benchmarks simply assure owners that if the current market conditions are sustained, Healey enthusiasts will be able to come closer to recovering the costs of a decent restoration.—Gary Anderson (Photo courtesy of Skip Dusseau.)• Sports Car Market


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By Gary Anderson  3'1)0  D - mail ear Mr. Anderson: In August I purchased one oftwo Mini Coopers sold at the Monterey RM Auction. I purchased mine, a condition 3, but very original 1967 Austin Mini Cooper S Mark II with a 1275-cc engine, for $10,000. The other, a restored Morris Cooper S Mark I, sold for twice the amount. With the death of John Cooper and the dawning ofthe new BMW Mini Cooper, do you see vintage Mini Cooper values increasing? Is the investment potential limited to Mark Is? Was the money I paid for the Mark H off base?—Sean 0 'Hollaren, via e Congratulations on acquiring one of the most densely packed bundles of fun in the English car hobby. You have the production version of the car that won the Monte Carlo Rally in 1965 and 1967, turning the automotive world on its ear and lending credibility to small, front-drive coupes. Any time you start worrying about the investment potential of your car, or whether you might have paid too much when you bought it, just take it out on the back roads for an hour of attitude adjustment. I guarantee you'll come back with a smile on your face that is priceless. To answer your questions: John Cooper's passing was a loss to the motoring world. His contributions went well beyond creating the wild Mini Coopers and continued up to his death, as he was assisting BMW in sorting out the new Minis. However, I don't think the value of your car will be influenced by that sad circumstance. options or late additions, such as the wider wheel rims, dual gas tanks and oil cooler. This is hardly the stuff that's going to influence prices. If anything, there might be a slight preference for the Mk us, though condition and originality will matter much more than the badge on the boot lid should you have to sell your car. I suspect that spirited bidding at RM Monterey, and the show-quality of the restoration explained why the Mark I went for twice the price of your car. Just keep yours in good shape, preserve the originality as much as possible, and drive the heck out of it. You'll be getting a return on your investment with every gear shift. Dear Mr. Anderson: Some months back, a reader asked how to determine the correct shade ofJaguar British Racing Green for an XK 120. While it is true that BRG varies from marque to marque and year to year, it is usually possible for a good paint supplier or res- 3)atient Addressing the Mysteries of British Car Ownership Did I Pay Too Much For My Mini? rect hose clamps and getting the nuts lined up on the manifold receives more judging attention than the fundamental question of correct period colors.—Jack Triplett, via e - mail I couldn't agree with you more. If cars are going to be judged in concours, then they should be limited to colors available for that model and year. Your comment led me to do some more research. I found that the Jaguar XK 120 wasn't ever produced in British Racing Green, much less the almost-cliched combination of BRG with biscuit interior. As noted in Philip Porter's Original XK, the only shade of green used to paint the XK 120s was Suede Green, with a matching Suede Green interior. Don Pikovnik, who is working now to produce a paint color sample book for Jaguars, describes Suede Green (ICI code 2397) as a "deep blue-green with a lot of grey in it." The biscuit interior was available with several other exterior colors, but not the Suede Green cars. British Racing Green (ICI code 2539) only became available on the XK 140s and is described as a "clean dark green, almost black." This would have been about the same time the works C-types were raced at Le Mans in dark green livery so it seems likely that dark green was used on the production cars to emulate the race cars. On the XK 140s, BRG paint could be ordered with either a Suede Green interior or a "tan" (rustbrown) interior, but still not biscuit. The wild Mini S: more fun per cc than any other English car On the other hand, just as the new Jaguar S-type and new Beetle brought the original predecessors back into the spotlight, certainly BMW will be making much of the Mini tradition and this can't hurt the desirability of your car. Regarding the Mark Is and Ils, the differences were limited to some changes in the body shell and standardization of some Mk I April, 2001  toration shop to match the old formulas with mixes of modern paints. If an unfaded sample of the original color can be found on the car, this is even better since new paint can be computer-matched to the exact original shade of that car. However, what bothers me is that people aren't replicating the original colors when they restore Jaguars (and other cars). I have never understood why having the cor- I can only imagine what Sir William Lyons would say if he were suddenly transported to a modern day Jaguar concours or auction. "I don't recall ordering any 120s to be painted in the works C-type colors, and besides, how did so many of them get fitted with that strange tan hide interior?" Mr. Anderson is Publisher of British Car magazine. Please direct your English car questions to editorgary@aol.com; fax 650/ 949-9685.• 61


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FAX 510-653-9754 CA 89 LAGONDA, delivered new 12/1/98 with 694 miles, now 1,381 miles, need space, owner has 2 more Lagondas and 8 exotics, Dover white exterior, Iris blue interior, as brand new $80,000 ONO. Austin, 828-264-3189. NC AUSTIN-HEALEY 56 100-4 BN 2, rare, 4-spd with o/d, black, solid western car, Webers, new Michelins, tonneau, trim, seats, tight, fun car to drive $18,000. Rick Sherman, 207-363-3879. ME 56 100-M BN2, excellent condition $50,000. 719-632-5186. CO 56 100M, white w/blk cove, restored $45,000. Rocky Santiago, 405-843-6117. OK 59 BUG EYE, almond green/green, complete nut and bolt bare metal restoration, excellent condition, drive and show $14,000. Steve's British Connection, 630553-9023. IL 60 3000 MK I, rare 2-seater, rare electric choke, black/red, 2-tone, excellent $22,000. Northshore Sportscars, 847-247-0447. IL 63 3000 MK II, green/blk leather, tri-carb, overdrive, roll-up windows, power brakes, RHD, mint $26,500. 516-541-9541. 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Manny Dragone, 203-335-4643. CT 374 1/4L, overdrive model, B8MR, elegant sporting coupe by de Villars, unique body, fully restored $75,000. Glyn Morris, 847945-9603. IL JAGUAR 38 special built, all aluminum, similar to a SS-100 roadster, good, complete for restoration, not running $24,000. 323-6565101 Fax/phone. CA 49 XK 120, alloy-bodied roadster, very original, never wrecked or apart, always a CA car, bought from Homburg in L.A., 3 owners $60,000. 510-433-0770. CA 49 XK 120 ALLOY, red/tan, JCNA Natn '1 Concours winner, very nice car, tools and side curtains $105,000. Terry Larson, 480984-8501. FAX 480-984-5219. AZ 52 XK 120 OTS, black coachwork, biscuit and red hides, Wilton carpets, STF canvas top and side screens, original tool roll, skirts w/optional racing screens, older authentic restoration on a 0 rust CA car $45,000 firm. 805-988-1848. CA 53 XK 120, British Racing Green/saddle, LHD, concours restoration, detailed pix's available, 99.9 point Natn'l shows, needs nothing, #s match $76,000 offers. 859-7445447 fax/phone. KY 54 XK 120 ROADSTER, S/N 75056. $55,000 Symbolic Motor Company. Bill Noon, (858)454-1800, Fax (858) 454-1890, e-mail bnoon@symbolicmotors.com 55 XK 140 ROADSTER, red/red, show quality restoration on original black plate rust-free CA car, C-type cylinder head, dual exhaust, spats and disc wheels $59,000. Motor Classic, 914-997-9133. FAX 914997-9136 NY 57 XK 140C DROPHEAD, coupe, pastel blue w/navy leather int, gorgeous, fully restored matching #s car w/rare factory supplied combination of special equipment package, o/d & close ratio gearbox $68,500. 310-657-9699. FAX 310-6579698 CA 58 LISTER, SN BHIL119, British Racing Green, knobbly body, continuous history known, wide angle 3.8-liter D-type Jag motor on Webers, concours restoration, ready to win or be shown $395,000. Motor Classic, 914-997-9133. FAX 914-9979136. NY 59 MK 150S OTS ROADSTER, green/biscuit, LHD, 59K+ mi, known history, chrome spokes, all S features, West Coast car, no rust ever, superbly maintained, comes w/ tool, spares and manuals, perfect body fits, excellent driver $65,000. Steve Steers, 847295-2257. IL 61 XKE, 1-owner, outside bonnet release, flat floor, welded louvers, covered headlights, I repaint since new, with red int, correct white and wire wheels $48,500. Ty, Ragtops Motorcars, 877-RAG-TOPS toll free. FL 63 E-TYPE, Olde English white roadster, 3.8 six, straight, clean CA car, new red leather & carpet, recent new lacquer paint $32,500. Brian Peters, 619-466-4283. CA 63 XICE S 1 ROADSTER, silver gray w/ red, no miles on full Kevin Kay restoration, a stunning early 3.8 roadster $62,500. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510653-9754. CA 66 XKE ROADSTER, red/blk leather, solid and straight, fresh restoration on a rust-free car, #s match, 4-spd, looks and runs excellent $39,000 obo. 231-8820426. 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NC 65 SUPER 7, green/blk, 1500cc, professionally race prepared, roll bar, harness, etc, incredible performance $32,500. 310-6579699. FAX 310-657-9698. CA 67 ELAN COUPE, killer vintage racer, new stiffened powder coated frame, full chrome molly roll cage, powder coated real Minilite center lock wheels, alum radiator, 26R style headlights, adjustable fabricated suspension, dry sump oil system, Quaife rear end, fuel cell $45,000. Paul Quiniff, 847-299-7521. IL 70 EUROPA S2, yellow, excellent low mileage example, new paint, Weber alloys $7,900. 561-595-3000. FL 71 SEVEN S4 ROADSTER, 1600cc, twin cams and carbs, 12K miles, rhd, rich yellow paint, all original parts and manuals, factory alloy wheels, always garaged, street legal, excellent condition $18,000 obo. 610-544-2396. PA 72 ELAN SPRINT ROADSTER, (S4), red/white/blk, excellent original car, needs nothing, $19,900. 630-655-3535. IL M.G. 37 MG SA SALOON, excellent condition, recent repaint from bare metal in blk and red, gray vinyl int, only 22K mi, new wiring, good oil pressure, rebuilt water pump and mechanicals, new seals in starter, beautiful car $32,500. Gerry Weber, 2 16-2266009 work. 216-521-2335 home. OH 39 MG TB, British racing green, black interior, excellent restored car $16,000. British Connection, 630-553-9023. IL 46 MG TC, nice restoration, red w/blk leather int $19,500. Mitosinka's Classic Cars, 714-953-5303. CA 49 MG TC, nice older restoration, great color, blk/drk red inserts, Atlanta collector history, XPAG 1250cc, dual SUs, cream leather, Lucas cat's eye, Lucas driving lights $19,950. Fraser Dante, 770-641-8254. GA 51 MG TD, red/tan, badge bar, Lucas foglights, recent top, tonneau, serviced, excellent driving car $17,000. Northshore Sportscars, 847-247-0447. IL 53 MG TD Supercharged, S/N 22493. $45,000. Symbolic Motor Company. Bill Noon, (858) 454-1800, Fax (858) 454-1890, e-mail bnoon@symbolicmotors.com 54 ARNOLT COUPE, last coupe made, Duntop wire wheel, Nardi wood rimmed steering wheel, Arnolt heater, original engine and drivetrain, runs well, complete $17,000. 480-951-2002. AZ 56 MGA ROADSTER, dove gray/red wires, complete restoration, beautiful $17,000. Northshore Sportscars, 847-2470447. IL 59 MGA, twin cam roadster, rust-free, #s match, engine rebuilt in '99, frame-off restoration completed, mineral blue, red, show winner and super driver, deluxe competition seats $30,000. 334-990-5744. AL 67 MGB, green/tan, 5-main engine, o/d, completely restored to show quality, all new MG parts, sanitary in and out and underneath $18,000. 978-887-6644. MA 71 MGB ROADSTER, complete restoration, factory hardtop, o/d, Minilite wheels, leather int, red/blk, cannot be duplicated for this price $17,000. Northshore Sportscars, 847-247-0447. IL MORGAN 59 +4 DROPHEAD COUPE, 1 of 421 made, 3-seater, black-silver w/blk int, new top $22,950. 208-765-2886. ID 59 +4 ROADSTER, white w/blk bucket seats, new chassis, recent performance engine rebuild, oil cooler, wire wheels, rebuilt gearbox and rear axle, new wiring, ready to go $26,500 firm. 518-329-3877. NY 67+4 ROADSTER, red w/blk fenders, original black int, 53K mi, LHD, very solid, nice driver $18,500 firm. 518-329-3877. NY 71 +8, burgundy, V8, RFID, gasoline legal, 16K mi, mint $36,000. 631-878-2911. NY ROLLSROYCE 28 SPRINGFIELD P-I, Ascot tourer by Brewster/Abrahamsom, ex-Imperial Palace and Millard Newman collection, a beautiful motorcar $135,000. Manny Dragone, 203-335-4643. CT 30 SPEED WAGON, silver, Merlin V12 aircraft, 1,000 miles, 1,000 hp, 1620 cid, fantastic engineering, unburstable 4-spd epicycle transmission, built by Allison, Bugatti style steel wheels, this is an airplane disguised as a car $250,000 offers. 206-689-2438. WA 34 20-25 RANALAF CONT, $135,000 obo. 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49 SILVER WRAITH SALOON, coachbuilt by James Young, this is a magnificent original car with documentation back to its original owner, absolutely gorgeous $36,250. 314-524-6000. MO 58 SILVER WRAITH, blk w/British Racing Green, owner/limo, 27K mi, all orig, factory A/C, 2nd owner since new, Hooper Coachwork, many class trophies $65,000 obo. 813-335-0544. 352-483-7667.FL 61 SILVER CLOUD II CONV, (HJ Mu!liner design 7504), LHD, US delivery, factory air, PS, PB, PW, only 83,739 miles, quite original & excellent throughout $159,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-5229900. FL 66 SILVER CLOUD III, cont cony, lhd, very good cond (LCSC107B) $100,000. 805-496-1001 fax/phone. CA 70 SILVER SHADOW CONV, 75K mi, new magnolia paint w/new red Connolly leather and new tan Everflex top, much recent work, a beautiful example $37,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 76 CORNICHE CONVERTIBLE, silver/royal blue, blue top, blue leather, 49K mi, maintained in pristine condition from new, call for complete history/details $43,500. 530-435-2627. CA 83 CORNICHE CONVERTIBLE, immaculate condition, 44K certified 1-owner miles, CA car, brown, tan leather w/brown piping, tan electric top, fuel injected engine, for the true connoisseur $60,000. Charles Schmitt & Co, 314-352-9100. MO TRIUMPH 55 TR2, red/tan, frame-up restoration to correct standards $22,000. Northshore Sportscars, 847-247-0447. IL 58 TR3A, white, red, wire wheels, excellent engine, trans, rebuilt brakes, steering, suspension, new wiring and paint, good int, chrome and instruments $13,500. 973729-8851. NJ 61 TR3A, red/tan, o/d, wire wheels, restoration $16,000. Northshore Sportscars, 847-247-0447. IL 63 TR3B, yellow w/blk leather, original engine, wire wheels, nice condition $14,000. 636-239-6781. MO 66 TR4A IRS, trophy winning frame-off restoration, rare surrey top, red w/blk leather, stunning walnut dash, chrome wires, low miles, everything rebuilt professionally $12,900. 804-378-6148. VA 68 TFt250, documented frame-off restoration, rebuilt engine, chrome wire wheels, CA car $19,500. 949-650-4718. CA 72 TR6, emerald green with nice black interior, excellent rust-free car $11,000. 636239-6781. MO 76 TR6, 10,500 original miles, showroom condition, russet brown, tan int, original dealer invoice, redline tires, tonneau $18,000 OBO. Paul, 403-735-5000. 403256-9785 after 6pm. CANADA AB 80 TR7 SPIDER EDITION, new, never titled, a/c, 5-spd, original AM-FM cassette, new condition $12,500. 727-596-2181. FL WANTED 55 MG TF 1500, in concours condition and mechanically perfect Bob, The Autoworks, 201-358-0200. NJ Wanted: NARDI steering wheel hub adapter for Mini, Morris, MGA or TR3, non-adjustable. themacs@dreamscape. corn, 315-855-4368. NY • 1111RIUN ONOtstr offidar an goura and (Widzonsin 309-764-9513 vvvvw.britishautoshop.corn El  April, 2001 All British Marques • Sales - Buy, Sell, Consign • Service • Restorations • New/Used Parts SHOPPE 1909 5th Avenue Moline, IL 61265 BR-SH Mir() COCO MATS PALM  Ft BR E 'The Last Thing a Great Car Needs" • The original classic look • Custom sizes for all vehicles • Free Swatch samples • 11 colors available • Factory Direct Call: 800 461-3533 www.cocomats.corn J. J. FINANCIERS OF FINE CLASSIC AUTOMOBILES BEST...  4-12 YEAR TERMS ANTIQUE • CLASSIC • MUSCLE • EXOTIC • ROD • SPORT PURCHASE • REFINANCING • PREQUALIFY FOR AUCTION APPLY NOW BY PHONE OR FAX — OPEN 6 DAYS 1-800-USA-1965 FREE 10 MINUTE LOAN APPROVAL Fax 1-508-945-6006. Apply at www.jjbest.com *8.99% APR fixed rate on $100,000, 10yrs with payment of $1266.21 monthly. Simple interest, no pre-payment penalty. Rate in ad correct at time going to press, all loans fixed rate. Corporate loans available. DEALER INQUIRIES WELCOME. 63 Nibbed Rubber Back C) SPORTS CAR FINANCING 8.99%* Driver Rubber Heel Pad r(pdated & Ntroved Hand Selected Cocos & Sisal Matting Vinyl Edging


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PORSCHE * MERCEDES-BENZ * BMW UND ANDERE ERMAN LAI( Seinfeld's '58 Speedster Z.-4w ad R,/eiraitoeer Chassis number: 84115 0 fall the Porsches made in the 1950s, Speedsters are certainly the most charismatic. First sold in the 1955 model year, the Speedster was conceived for Porsche's American distributor. For model year 1956, the entire 356 line under-went mechanical and chassis modifications and the revised and improved car was designated the 356A. The car pictured here has undergone a 100-point professional restoration on an original, no-rust California car and is 100% correct and authentic in every detail. It is fitted with the ultra-rare Rudge knock-off wheels and a period Nardi steering wheel. The engine has been fully sorted out and is 100% mechanically correct. 1958 is the last year for the production Speedster, although a handful of racing cars were produced in 1959. The vendor is popular comedian and knowledgeable Porsche enthusiast Jerry Seinfeld. This stunning Speedster sold for $92,880, including buyer 's premium, at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona on January 20, 2001. Because this is an exceptional car, I view this record-setting price as market correct, rather than an aberration, and indicative of the trend of top cars pushing the price envelope. Speedsters are the vintage Porsche that need no introduction. Although 356 coupes and Cabriolets may not appeal to wealthy multimarque collectors, the Speedster, with its rakish design and competition heritage, often does. Indeed, it's rare to find a first-rate collection of any kind without a Speedster in it. Created by legendary importer Max Hoffman, the Speedster delivered both a price below $3,000 and a solid basis for winning sports car races. Porsche in the '50s, like Lotus in the '70s, saw light weight as the cornerstone to competitive wins. The Speedster 's loss of a few hundred pounds, by losing the standard complex seats, roll-up windows and a heavily padded top made a genuine difference at the track. Ferry Porsche was said to have been against the idea of a Spartan 356, and the Speedster had little promotion or following in Europe. Although never a runaway bestseller, 4,243 Speed- Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCMPrice Guide  Engine #  Club  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  edgeable enthusiast can avoid years and thousands of dollars spent getting the car right. Chassis # On horizontal bulkhead under front lid, just in front of fuel tank Stamped into vertical alloy engine member, between generator pulley and crankshaft pulley Web site www.pca.org Alternatives .. Jaguar XI( 120, Mercedes 190SL, Corvette Cl, Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider sters were produced. This is a rather high number by collectibility standards, but far fewer exist today due to rust, accidents, and general abuse. The Speedster 's particularly low windshield is made possible by its special seats, which lower the occupants a few inches compared to the standard 356. These Speedster seats were bemoaned in their day for being too narrow, with fixed backrests and noticeably less padding than the standard reclining buckets. Today, though, a Speedster without correct seats sells at a discount. This particular car was not only in immaculate physical condition, but appeared fully fettled as well. It is no small feat to sort out a 356. While they are essentially simple and sturdy machines, even seemingly straighffbrward modifications such as bigger displacement pistons and cylinders must be executed with the utmost ofcare. Buying sfrom a knowl- 64  Although this Speedster was originally Aquamarine Blue (medium blue/gray non-metallic), it was repainted a few shades lighter than stock. This lack of strict originality had no apparent effect on the price. In addition to the superb finish, immaculate tan interior and celebrity provenance, this car sports two unusual options. The Rudge knock-off wheels are highly prized, even though they are heavy and require care on the street to ensure that the knock-off nuts remain tight. The Nardi steering wheel is valued because Nardi no longer produces wood wheels in the original 16-inch diameter. Nardis available today are 15-inch or less. The car also had its full US bumper overriders and a set of cast stoneguards instead of headlamp lenses, classic Speedster totems. 1955-59 4,243 $42,500-$60,000 $300 $15 $2,995 (1956) Porsche Club of America, 5530 Edgemont Dr., Alexandria, VA 22310 The vendor indicated that the car is a numbers-matching example. This means the engine, transmission, exterior color and interior color all match the build sheets, known to Porschephiles as the Kardex. However, this paperwork was not displayed. Some claim that to bring big money a 356 must be originally equipped with one of the higher output engines, but this car made its price with the standard-issue 60-hp Normal engine. Buying a Seinfeld car is not a guarantee offinancial success. Recall the fate that befell the earlier Seinfeld Speedster sold at B-J ('54 pre-A Speedster #80032 sold in 1997 for $83,000) which later sold for a substantial loss ($63,000 in 1999). Special cars require special treatment. When the new owner is ready to market this car, in my opinion he will more likely get top dollar if he makes it discreetly known to the right Porsche gurus that the car could be bought—even though it is officially "not for sale." If the same celebrity car appears at auction too frequently, it can take on a "stale" reputation that will adversely affect its value. Also, buying a carfrom someone who bought the car from Seinfeld really doesn't have the same cachet as buying it directlyfrom Jerry himself—Jim Schrager (Historical data courtesy of the auction company)• Sports Car Market Market Review Buyer's Guide


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(=A Spotting A Real RS D ear Mr. Schrager: I have started my search for a Carrera RS. Several folks fluent in Porsche-speak have told me to watch out for fakes. Short of calling in the FBI, what should I look for to authenticate a Carrera RS? —J.A., Orlando, FL Sadly, there is no shortage of fake or botched 911RSs running around. If you buy a bad one, though, you only have yourself to blame. All Carrera RSs started out life on the production line as a standard 1973 911S. They were then "converted" at the factory into an RS. Most of the cars were an M-472 conversion, which is an RSL (L for luxury) with full 911S street equipment. Start your inspection with a close look at the chassis tag just aft of the front bumper, under the hood. This aluminum tag should have a proper RS serial number, as follows: 911 360 XXXX (with )(XXX from 0010 to 1590). The 360 digits translate to: 1973 (3), Carrera RS (6), and Coupe (0). Next, find the identical number, stamped directly into the sheet metal on a horizontal bulkhead under the front hood, aft of the gas tank. This stamping should not appear as if it has been altered in any way. A correct engine is very important to the value of an RSL, as is usually the case for high-dollar collectibles. The engine serial number is stamped vertically on an alloy member near the fan support on the right (passenger) side of the car. The first three digits should be 663, which translate to six-cylinder motor, Carrera RS, 1973. There will then be a four-digit running sequence: 663XXXX. Note that the last four digits of the engine serial number will not match the last four digits of the chassis serial number. There will also be an engine type number nearby, on a horizontal part of the case. This should be 911/83. The engine should be fitted with mechanical fuel injection, including plastic injection stacks and a plastic air cleaner. The fan shroud over the center of the engine should be painted red. The original ducktail engine covers are fiberglass molded over an aluminum frame. The RSL models have some expensive and unique trim. One way to save money on a restoration is to create a lightweight look, the M-471 as they were on the M-471. Three original seats were available: a lightweight racing seat for the RSR cars, factory Recaro sport seats, or the standard reclining buckets. The racing and sport seats are hard to find, with even the stock seats in original vinyl getting rare. If one of these types of seats isn't in the car, whatever is there is probably wrong. Other pieces of standard equipment often missing are the movable and stationary door pockets. These age poorly, and are expensive to buy new. The interior door panels are often converted to the lightweight style with no door pockets or armrests to avoid replacing these pieces. In keeping with the sporting nature of the car, the RS came with a smaller diameter leather-covered steering wheel. This is a Porsche tradition that dates back to the 356 Speedster, which was often fitted with a smaller "sport" steering wheel. This part is easy to source for the RS, as it was also used on the 914. Of course, RS owners don't heavily promote this bit of information. The graphics came in four separate pieces: a large "Carrera" on each side, "Porsche" below the ducktail spoiler, and "Carrera RS" in the middle of the rear of the ducktail. The colors were: Signal Red, Royal Blue, Signal Green, and Black. If the decals are any color other than these, they are most likely incorrect. Classic five-spoke Fuchs forged alloys are the proper wheels. They are 15-inch by 6-inch front and 15-inch by 7-inch back, with the centers either bright alloy or painted the same color as the graphics. Later cars, after March 1973, had the option of 7-inch and 8-inch wheels. Interestingly, tire sizes stayed the same regardless of wheel size, 185/70 for the fronts and 205/60 for the rears. Is this car a true "lightweight?" Only the build records know for sure. conversion (as opposed to the RSL, M-472. Still with me?). The lightweight has no front or rear decorative strips on the bumpers and no side decos on the rocker panels. Due to the rear-wheel flares, the rear bumper and side decos are unique to the RS and are seriously expensive, if you can find them at all. It is much easier just to leave them off, April, 2001  If you have questions, push the seller to present paperwork that proves the correctness of the car. Under Porsche policies, only the current owner is allowed to request a factory build sheet, which in the US comes as a Certificate of Authenticity. If the seller can't produce proof of the correctness of the car, hold onto your wallet until he can. Currently, you can expect to pay somewhere in the $60,000 to $70,000 range for a no-stories M472 RSL, and $50,000 to $60,000 for a similar condition M-471 lightweight. Enthusiasts are willing to pay this premium over a standard '73 911S (now trading in the $30,000 to $35,000 range) because of the extra punch the RS engine puts out, and the enhanced live-wire feel the entire car has. A Carrera RS can be the best Porsche you've ever owned. Just be sure you know what you are getting, and, to paraphrase Michael Duffey (SCM's Mr. Kerb), don't go off "searching in the dark for an RS, using your checkbook as a flashlight."• 65 by Jim Schrager


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Sportwagen zu Verkaufen ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. Parts/Parts Wanted Ads FREE for private party subscribers! BMW 41 327 CABRIOLET, 2-owners with the previous being President of BMW Vintage Register, black w/deep red int, fine example $52,000. Brian, 206-769-6030. WA 58 ISETTA 300, sunroof, red w/blk int, restored, excellent condition $14,500. 219522-1433. 219-295-7752.IN 62 2600L SEDAN, Bavarian blue & white, 50,000km, V8, very good original car $19,900. Vintage, 941-355-6500. FL 70 2800CS, auto, 72K CA miles, new Alpine white finish, show car $11,500 obo. Bill, 310-793-8989. CA 73 2002Tii, beige/brown int, very special 1-owner car, picked up in Germany by previous owner, always garaged, 80K mi, manual trans, factory aluminum wheels, needs minor cosmetics, never wrecked $20,000 serious calls/offers. Bob, 307-7212984. 307-745-7945. Fax eves. WY 73 CSL, ground-up restoration, white w/ blk leather int, brand new engine w/close ratio 5-spd trans, headers, new exhaust w/ twin tailpipes, batmobile wings and spoilers, 16" BBS wheels, large brakes, mint cond, needs nothing $50,000 US$ obo. Aram, 416-801-3011. CANADA ON 74 2002 Tii, factory air, runs and drives, has all the correct pieces, needs TLC $3,000. Bill, 413-684-9797. MA 79 633CI COUPE, 5-spd, high horsepower Euro version, silver/blk, S/N 406 $9,900. PAR Exotics & Classics, 914637-8800. NY 81 Ml, VIN: WBS59910004431442, white, 8,900 miles, all original inside and out, absolutely mint showroom condition, never raced, US legal, fewer than 400 street models produced. Surely one of the cleanest M Is available anywhere. Owner's manual. Photos available. $74,000. Fritz: 415-681-3423 or Meteor321@aol.com . San Fransisco. (CA) 84 633CSi SPORT COUPE, arctic blue, 6-cyl, 55K+ well pampered miles, local vehicle, 2nd owner, all orig, AM-FM cassette, sunroof, stock aluminum wheels, tan leather, onboard computer and all extras, perfect condition inside and out $13,900. Bob Johnson, 806-792-1738. TX MERCEDESBENZ 35 500K, Kombination roadster, bIldtan, an unusual graceful body by Windovers w/flowing pontoon fenders, restored both bodily and mechanically $475,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510653-9754. CA 53300S CONVERTIBLE, 2-owner, low miles, original paint, interior $125,000. 818-368-7226. CA 54 300S COUPE, an excellent black plate CA car in blk w/red leather, chrome and trim very good, rare sunroof, fitted with SC engine, Becker Nurburg radio $110,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510653-9754. CA 55 300SL GULLWING COUPE, white/ blk, 400 miles on a fresh professional restoration, Stk#441, one of the best $229,000. PAR Exotics & Classics, 914-637-8800. NY 56 300SC CABRIO, fuel inj, Type 188, this immaculate example was perfectly frame-off restored in Germany by KM Esdar, finished in grey w/grey leather and chrome wheels $299,000. 510-223-7007. CA 57300SL ROADSTER, ivory w/red leather, European model, 85,000 km, excellent condition throughout, new paint and interior, runs and drives superbly $164,500. 310657-9699. FAX 310-657-9698. CA 58 220S, 2-door convertible, signal red/ blk, blk Haartz canvas top, manual 4-spd, Becker AM-FM, maintenance records dating to 1966 $45,000 obo. Berlinger Classic Motorcars, 954-923-7271. FAX 954-926-3306 FL 59 220SE CONVERTIBLE, burgundy, 4spd manual trans, a complete ground-up restoration just finished $160,000. 305633-0843 X-211. FL 61 300SL ROADSTER, CA car, 50,879 documented miles, 3-owners, graphite gray w/natural leather $260,000 call for details. Jerry, 760-746-9966. CA 64 300SE CONVERTIBLE, 6-cyl, auto, light blue w/drk blue top, red leather, pa, pb, A/C, air suspension, restored $34,500. Car Exchange, 847-680-1950. FAX 847680-1961 IL 65 230SL, auto, factory A/C, 2 tops, rustfree, never restored, 58K mi, stored 15 yrs $13,500 OBO. 904-439-0078. FL 65 220SEB, 2,100 original miles and 100% original and untouched including original tires, looks and drives like new, dark burgundy w/tan leather, flawless wood $49,000 offer. Matthew deGarmo Ltd, 203852-1670. CT 66 230SL, silver blue metallic, blue soft top and int, auto, PS, AM-FM, both tops, just completed restoration, call for details, estate sale $30,000. 802-453-2684. VT 67 230SL, 31K miles from new, auto, A/C, all books, tools, tags, stickers, mats, touchup stick, just like new, grey-beige w/caviar tex, a true time capsule automobile, none nicer $44,850 call for details. Stephen Serio or Pat Roussel, 617-783-1800. MA 67 300SE CONVERTIBLE, very nice condition, rust-free car $26,500 obo. Jim, 708-387-9934. 708-288-2588.IL Exclusively 280SL , Low mileage and original cars are our specialty to buy or sell. Several cars in stock for immediate delivery. FINANCING • LEASING • TRANSPORTATION TONY LaBELLA CLASSIC CARS 2 Springdale • Cherry Hill, New Jersey (888) 840-1700 www.tonylabella.com 66 69 280SE CONVERTIBLE, 1-owner since '71, 2 yr restoration just completed, auto, a/c, new top and int, new paint, body panels painted off the car, British racing green, cognac leather, brown top, mechanically excellent $42,500.301-948-7722. MD 69 600, swb, sunroof, US model, drk walnut, recent major service, very good air suspension, 2-sets of wheels $36,500 trades considered. Vintage, 941-355-6500. FL 70 600 PULLMAN, 6-door w/37K mi, inter is like new, very rare car, in storage, rear factory sunroof, very solid, needs some work $39,500. Gullwing Motor Cars Inc, 718-545-0500. FAX 718-545-1308 NY 97 CLK GTR, S/N 0006, $1.25M. Symbolic Motor Company. Bill Noon, (858) 454-1800, Fax (858) 454-1890, e-mail bnoon@symbolicmotors.com PORSCHE 56 356 SPEEDSTER, red/tan, recent restoration including new paint, new interior, new top, rebuilt engine and soap, runs and drives as new $63,500. Motor Classic, 914997-9133. FAX 914-997-9136 NY 58 356 SPEEDSTER 1600 S, S/N 83871, red/blk int, top, full tonneau, 5-1/2X15 chrome wheels, crested hubcaps, 13,785 miles since total restoration $65,000. 912598-7475. GA 59 356A CARRERA GS/GT, speedster, aquamarine blue w/blk int, NOS 692/3 4cam 12v, GT tank and brakes, alloy wheels, Nardi steering wheel, roll bar, fully restored and sorted, excellent condition $240,000. Alex Finigan, 978-768-6092. MA 63 CARRERA II COUPE, Cardex ok, white w/exc orig blk leather, electric sunroof and orig manual, tools and radio, one of the most orig and mint examples, only 2-owners $115,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 64 SC/GT COUPE, built by CT Porsche dealer using factory original parts, alloy doors, Plexi windows, GT seats, Nardi wheel, LSD gearbox, vgc, original $50,000. 518-251-4296. NY 70 914-6 GT REPLICA, diamond blue metallic, blk int, S/N 229, a mint condition original 914-6 which has been updated correctly with original factory GT parts $27,500. PAR Porsche Specialists, 914637-8800. NY 71 T, silver ext, black Targa roof, black cloth int, looks and drives as new, 38K mi, owned 10 yrs, driven once a month, absolutely no rust, Porsche alloys $22,000. Jack Miles, 818347-8617. CA 72 911E, superb example, steel flares, 6s & 7s, 240 hp, blue printed and balanced, extremely fast and all black Targa $14,500. 941-482-8434. FL 73 RS TOURING, red/blk, orig engine, tools, documented and receipted restoration to Pebble Beach standards $99,500. Motor Classic, 914-997-9133. FAX 914997-9136 NY 75 911S, brown/brown int, cloth sport seats, 5-spd, no rust or fillers, 83K, cookie cutter wheels, new brakes, tires $11,500 obo. 315-768-3539. NY 76 911 CARREFtA, 3.0 Targa $17,500 obo. Barrett-Jackson Select Sales, 480-4216694. AZ 77 9I1S COUPE, 6-cyl, 5-spd, Grand Prix white w/blk leather, sunroof, Turbo fender flares, whaletail and badging, painted Porsche crest alloy wheels, pw seat, front air dam, Clifford alarm $23,500. Car Exchange, 847-680-1950. IL 77930 TURBO COUPE, signal orange, blk leather, 7K mi, SN 317, a mint orig 1-owner US car, never seen rain, $39,900. PAR Porsche Specialists, 914-637-8800. NY 78 911 SC COUPE, 5-spd, bIldblk leather 125K mi, #515, a very clean, well maintained Euro coupe, fully loaded includes spoilers, A/C, full leather int, much more, clutch needs to be replaced $12,900. PAR Porsche Specialists, 914-637-8800. NY 79 911SC, blldblk, well maintained, low mileage, very solid sunroof coupe in excellent condition $16,500. 877-356-4930. CA 79 930 SILVER TURBO, coupe, black leather interior, mint condition, 1-owner, I 1K mi, USA, fully loaded, executive car, never raced $40,000. Jim, 908-719-9636. NJ 89 911 SPEEDSTER, Guards red, black interior, 5,785 miles, 1 of 823 US car, always garaged, factory original, like new $54,900 obo. 413-443-7674. MA • Sports Car Market


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(  Vintage Rail? CALENDAR)  APRIL Hillbilly Millie, 1-5. Drive 1,000 miles through Arkansas, stopping at the best restaurants and hotels. Space for only 24 cars. Contact Anatoly Arutunoff, ph/fax 91 8/7430891 (OK) MAY Monterey NASCAR Challenge, 19-20. Laguna-Seca Raceway, Monterey, California. Contact: 800/327-SECA; www.laguna-seca.com (CA) 2001 Mille Miglia, 17-20. Will accept 370 cars built between 1927 and 1957. Contact: 011-39-0304-8093 (ITALY) 9th Annual New England 1000, 20-25. Contact: Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/645-6069; www.vintagerallies.com Wine Country Classics Historic Races, 19-20. Sonoma, California. Contact: www.searspoint.com ; 800/ 870-7223 (RACE) for tickets (CA) JUNE La Carrera Nevada, 6-9. Stateline, Nevada. A tribute to the Mexican Road Race of 1950-54. European and American cars in proper original specification, 1954 and earlier. Martin Swig, 415/561-8422 (CA) German Maserati Club is organizing this rally through the countryside surrounding Berlin. Contact: Walter Balmier, 51 Tiergarten St., 40237, Dusseldorf, Germany; (011) +49 211 683730 (GERMANY) California Mille, 29 - May 3. Sponsored by Jaguar. Will accept the "tastiest" 65 cars presented. Martin Swig, 415/561-8422 (CA) A UGUST 17-19. Laguna-Seca Raceway, Monterey, California. Contact: 800/327-SECA (CA); wwvv.laguna-seca.com Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, 19. Contact: P.O. Box 1288, Carmel Valley, CA 93924; 831/659-1822; info@pebblebeachconcours.net SEPTEMBER The Mile Autunno, 13-16. Car 25 years or older. Shorter than the California Mille. Martin Swig, 415/561-8422. World Cup Rally 2001, 29-October 26. London to the Himalayas, 1.4- and 1.7-liter cars, no turbos. Contact: Philip Young, classic.rally@btinternet.com ; www.carnet.co.uk The Cannonball Baker Classic, 29-October 6. 8-day two-lane road adventure from Sarasota Springs, NY to San Francisco, CA. '79 or earlier. Martin Swig, 415/561-8422. Forza Mille V12, 30-October 5. Open to any Ferrari or any V12 of any year. Contact: Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/ 645-6069; www.vintagerallies.com (CT) OCTOBER 10. Cars 25 years or older are desired, but exceptions may be made for late models in the spirit of the event. Contact: 206/323-0624 (WA); seacpn@collegeplan.org The Double 500, 23. Charitable event. One day, 500km event for cars valued at not more than $500. Donate your car at the end of the event. Martin Swig, 415/561-8422. (CA) MTFCA Regional Tour, 25-29. The Long Beach Model-T Club, Catalina Island, California. The tour is limited to the first 50 cars. Contact: Tony Bowker, 619/789-3954, tonybowker@aol.com 9th Annual BMW Seattle Classic Motorcar Rally, 7( The Melbourne Mille, 16-21. Australia. For the first four or five American entrants. Martin Swig, 415-561-8422. (CA) Mil Millas, 30-November 4. Argentina. Possbile new route, farther north. Definitely a must do. Martin Swig, 415/561-8422. (CA) NOVEMBER International Maserati Classic Rally, 28-July 1. The 4th Annual Texas 1000, 4-9. Pre-1975 sports, racing or GT cars, or any Ford-powered (interpreted to be Aston Martin, Jaguar, Panoz, Talbot, Saleen, SVT, and Cobra CSX 4000, among others) sports car of any year. Contact Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/645-6069; wvvvv.vintagerallies.com (CT)• Mystery Photo ANSWERS to finish the race.-Brian Jobe, Dallas, TX February 2001 When Henry Ford II handed Lee Iacocca the keys to his 1978 company car, Lee thought, "My God, I'm about to be canned."-Ed Pasini, Henderson, NV At last! Here is the automotive fuel-saving answer for bleeding-heart environmentalists: A single-cylinder vegetarian V8.-Jim and Jeany Cohoe, Lake, Michigan Go, Juice Racer, Go. - Houston, Texas One by one, the other cars headed to the pits to refuel. Bob just smiled and mashed the accelerator: He knew he had enough juice left April, 2001  William Nantz, After suffering the humiliation of driving a six-cylinder car for all those years, once Bob won the lottery and got himself a V8, he made darned sure that all those wise guys in the car club knew about it.-Jay Mackro, San Juan Capistrano, California So my wife says to me, get yourself a juiced-up V8 model and maybe we'll take it to Pebble Beach next year.-Bob Lynn, Kewaskum, WI You are not going to believe this, but this weird guy shows up at a car show with a backpack and an axle with tires in each hand. He puts down the axles about 8 feet apart and he gets these two 16-ounce V8 cans from his backpack. He put the cans end to end between the axles. Then he took this little spray gun out of the pack, put in these blue pills and some water and shook them up. He sprayed them and look.. .1 knew you wouldn't believe me.-John King, Libertyville, IL I got tired of patching rusted areas on my 30-year-old Italian car, so I removed the body by hitting a chuck-hole in the road and replaced it with three empty 50-gallon Bondo drums. - Walter Meyer, Eagle, ID Pierre was disappointed his barn-find Bugatti Type 57C, which he restored himself, did not meet its reserve at Bonhams & Brooks, Monaco. - Rich Castiello, Chevy Chase, MD It was a cold winter morning when the restoration shop called to say that the project was finally complete. "Bundle her up well," Bob admonished, "I don't want my baby to get chilly on the drive home."-Jay Mackro, San Juan Capistrano, CA When the Campbell Soup Company decided to sponsor a race car, they naturally specified V8 power. Unfortunately, their advertising company specified the design.-Bob Macauley, Westport, CT Andy Warhol's idea of a racy joke. - Jen- nifer Gordon, San Francisco, CA The California entry for the 24-Hour NoPitting Alternative Fuel Road Race was easy to spot. - Jackson Stephens, Walnut Creek, CA And the winner of a sure-to-be-collectible 1/18th scale model courtesy of USAppraisal is William Nantz (Go, Juice Racer, Go) for demonstrating that brevity can be a wonderful thing.-ED.• 67 28th Annual Monterey Historic Automobile Races, WORLD'S FINEST LOTUS 7 REPLICA Build-it-yourself, $8,985; S3 Complete Roller, $16,786; Race Version, $16,978 INFORMATION PACKETS AVAILABLE! DEALERS: ALAMANCE MOTOR SPORTS- NC 336-585-1001 BRYANT MOTORS CO - MO BRITISH AUTO SHOPPE - IL CARISMA, LLC - ID RIGHT COAST RACING - NY S-3 CORPORATION - OH 660-826-2700 309-764-9513 208-429-8615 631-329-1200 513-861-1100 SHRADER MOTORSPORTS - OK 405-354-5033 WIRE WHEEL CLASSIC - FL ALLhonal2eateri 2eitred! Reale inftire! 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From Grand Classics to Twin Stripes of Smoking Rubber 1932 Ford Roadster Chassis number: L0670 lames, Flatheads, Fenders, Fatboys: the American hot rod has many manifestations. Each is the personal expression of its creator, which is both the charm and the attraction ofthe street rods. Some take T-buckets, some favor '40 Fords, others prefer Plymouths or choose Chevys. The permutations and combinations are endless but the essence ofthe genre is high performance and individual expression. IF The Deuce offered here is a beautiful example of the classic street rod. Built in the late '60s and restored in 1980, it features a Chevy small block in '32 Ford frame rails. Its "mouse" motor is bored and stroked to 350 cubic inches with a 650-cfm Holley four-barrel carburetor on a polished aluminum high-rise intake manifold. The engine uses a 30/30 camshaft and HE ignition. The GM Turbo 350 automatic transmission with Hurst Indy shift kit complements the small block's power with crisp shifts and driver-friendly utility. A Tilton starter gets it all going. The motor is cooled by a Walker radiator with twin automatic cooling fans for reliable performance in low-speed cruising or traffic. Camaro front disc brakes behind 15x6-inch wheels rein in the Chevy's ponies, along with stock drums on the '57 Chevy rear axle with 15x7-inch wheels. The Wescott body is adorned with candy purple paint accented by Cadillac Pearl white scallops. Chrome valve covers, alternator, water pump and air cleaner carry on the classic street rod theme, completed with chrome headers and stainless steel exhaust. Upholstered in white Naugahyde carried over to the runningboards and removable top, the fully carpeted interior features Stewart-Warner gauges and chrome steering column. This rod has been featured in American Rodder magazine twice, including a centerfold and cover. Ready to cruise in pride, it is a characteristic expression of the street rodder's art. This car sold for $22,990 including buyer 's premium at RM's Arizona Biltmore auction on January 19, 2001. RM estimated the sale price to fall between $30,000 and $40,000, which is close to the retail money on this Ford. What happened? Was there just one hot-rod buyer at this auction? After an auction, there are one or two cars everyone talks about. This is one of those cars. I Years produced  Number produced  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Alternative  Web site  engine. In the mid-1970s, innovators like Ray Wescott produced fiberglass bodies of the '32 Ford. (While the catalog says this car was built in the late '60s, Ray told me he didn't start selling bodies until 1976 and has since made between 1,200 and 1,300 of them.) These alternatives to steel cars are part of the reason why street rodding has become so popular. While some die-hard rodders would never drive a 'glass car, new enthusiasts may not be as particular. I've had the opportunity to auction many 'glass-bodied hot rods, and its rare when they roll off the block without being sold. It's the kind of car everyone seems to love. From the standpoint of collectibility, the hot-rod market is still expanding. This is especially true for cars priced below $30,000. Anytime you can buy a one-of-a-kind car—no two hot rods are alike—for less than half of the cost to build one, you '11find eager buyers and, with prices approaching $100,000 for a steel car with hot-rod history or a very original body, there is room for expansion in the low-end, 'glass part of the market. Original list price .. $500 ('32 Deluxe Roadster) SCMPrice Guide  Still in production N/A N/A $200 $13 Top side of frame, left side Left front side of engine block Club ... Goodguys Rod & Custom Association, P.O. Box 424, Alamo, CA 94507, phone 925/838-9876, fax 925/820-8241 www.goodguysgoodtimes.com '34 Fiberglass Ford, '40 Ford Sedan, '50s style Street Rod Pick-Up tossed a description of this car to some hot-rod buyers and their response was, "Sounds like a nice $30,000 car " The 1932 roadster in fiberglass or steel is still a favorite with the hotrod crowd. With redesigned fenders and a famous radiator shell, its body style attracts new buyers seventy years after the original design. Original roadsters have been scarce for decades. Just 7,400 were produced with the famous flathead V8 and 4,600 with the 4-cylinder 68  Was this car a good buy? I think so. Open any street rod magazine and you'll see page after page of all the components you need to build a car from scratch. Add in the cost of the work you couldn't do yourself or, for that matter, turning the assembly over to your local hot-rod shop and you'llfind that $22,990 would leave you with a stack of parts boxes and an unassembled car. The discrepancy between the catalog's date of construction for this rod and the time that Wescott started selling bodies is troubling, but I don't believe that is the reason this car sold for so little. More likely, it was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. Surrounded by C-type Jaguars and Duesenbergs—and the buyers who are attracted to those types of original cars—the little 'glass rod just didn't have any sex appeal for the bidders at this auction. Its low, nearbargain price proves once again that even at a high-line auction there are deals to be found—Steve Dorsey (Historical information and photo courtesy of auction company)• Sports Car Market


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American Cars For Sale ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regularclassifiedonly$15permonth.Parts/Parts Wanted Ads FREEfor private party subscribers! BUICK 48 SUPER CONVERTIBLE, resto rod, detailed 455 Buick T-400, PS, PB, tilt and tele, cold A/C w/good heat, Daytona wires, new leather & velour interior, Camaro Clip, Vett rr $48,500. 936-569-7088. 936-5548711.TX 54 ROADMASTER CONV, extremely nice condition, yellow w/brown & white int, tan soft top, pw, pw seats, a very rare car $29,950. Mark, 301-948-7722. MD 57 SERIES 40 CONV COUPE, auto trans, PS, radio, new white top, good black & white interior, red & white exterior, www radials, great driving $27,500. Pipe Creek Trading Co, 410-751-5500. MD CADILLAC 46 CONVERTIBLE, stunning Belden blue w/blue leather, Hydra-Matic, excellent body, paint, chrome, very nice int, great driving car $50,000. 831-429-9060. CA 52 62 CONVERTIBLE, wwws, duals, PS, PW, chrome ww, Eldorado light blue, blk top, 2-tone tan leather int, mint body-off restoration, zero miles since, no disappointments $69,000. Chicago Car Exchange, 847-680-1950. IL 55 BIARRITZ CONVERTIBLE, restored, white, sabres, 2x4s, parade boot $33,990. 908-832-2468. NJ CHEVROLET 53 CORVETTE, car #14, the first car delivered to the public, extensive documentation, runs and drives like new $129,900. Corvette Mike, 800-327-VETT. CA 55 BEL AIR CONVERTIBLE, Gypsy red, shoreline beige, V8 power pac, 5-year meticulous frame-off restoration, scored 975 points 3 yrs ago, driven occasionally, Powerglide, PS, auto $53,000 firm. 407782-6666. FL 57 CONVERTIBLE, 283 pp, beautiful CA car, Natn'l winner (978 pts average), PS, pb, pw, pw seat, pw antenna, Wonderbar radio, 35+ options $55,900 delivery possible. 507-282-0633. MN 59 CORVETTE, crown sapphire/turquoise, 283-230 hp, 4-spd, Wonderbar, www tires/caps, fresh body-on restoration, lacquer paint 12/00 $40,000. 800-9133357. MO 61 CORVETTE, fuel inj, red/red, 2-tops, 4-spd, drives exceptionally well $49,500. Vintage, 941-355-6500. FL 62 CORVETTE, 340 hp, 4-spd, both tops, white w/blk interior and white tops, #s match, Bloomington Gold Survivor award in '92, runs and drives like new, 53K mi, an exceptional car $54,500. Almeida's Classic Cars, 209-667-7828. CA 62 IMPALA SUPER SPORT, factory 409 ci, 409 hp, 4-spd, 4.11 posi, currently in complete frame-off, handcrafted to the last brand new nut & bolt, #'s matching, red/ red $100,000 serious only please. 845691-4018. NY 63 CORVETTE STINGRAY, convertible, red/red, 327-340, 51K mi, all original, # match, 2-tops, 3-owners, superb example of early Stingray, needs nothing, looking for 40 Ford Deluxe coupe, rod or stock, possible trade $39,000. 807-274-1450. CANADA ON 65 CORVETTE, 396-425 hp roadster, #s match, red w/blk int and top, repro knockoffs, sidepipes, exc cond, runs strong $43,900. 316-683-7346. KS 65 CORVETTE, convertible w/fuel injecApril, 2001 tion, Nassau blue w/blue uit, 98 point NCRS Top Flight, investment quality car $52,900. Bud's Chevrolet, 800-688-2837. OH 66 CORVETTE RPO, rarest '66 RPO known, 18 options including big tank and h/d brakes, 425 hp, 100% correct restoration, window sticker, bill of sale $125,000. Paul H Noble, 610-983-9794. PA 67 CAMARO YENKO RS, yellow/blk, 4spd, 1 of 3 with factory sidepipes, 20K mi, restored by Camaro Club of America, very rare and mint $90,000. 954-427-3209. FL 67 CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE, extremely rare yellow with black & white interior, 427/400 tri-power, #s match, 4spd, ps, radio, 3:55 posi, mint frame, nice body and paint, new white top, runs excellent $59,900. 570-265-3608 nights. PA 69 CAMARO COPO, 427/425 M-21, 4:10 posi, tinted glass, console, gauges, rosewood, AM radio, rear speaker, rear antenna, style trim, frame-off restoration, flawless hugger orange lacquer, matching #'s, 0 miles since completion, all documentation $72,000. 604-463-1681. CANADA BC 71 CORVETTE LT-1 CONV, all original, bow tie potential, white/red, 4-spd, PS, PB, tilt/tele, 28K miles, 2 owners, call for details $24,900. 570-265-3608 nights. PA 73 CORVETTE L-82, 4-spd, 9,221 actual miles, silver metallic, vgc, PS, PB, tilt & tele, shoulder harness, M-21, posi, s/s brakes, window sticker, build sheet, orig title, warranty and maintenance pamphlets $30,000. 888-592-5086 toll free. FAX 419-592-4242 OH CHRYSLER 49 WINDSOR CONVERTIBLE, stunning, 1 owner 50 years $39,000. 419-6681884. OH 55 2-dr hardtop, black w/tan leather int, wide ww tires, wire wheels, original Hemi engine, batwing 2x4-barrel carbs, 35K miles, PS, PB, PW, power seat, fully documented, rare, CA car, exc cond inside and out $26,500. 828-345-1107. NC 61 300G CONVERTIBLE, excellent frame-off restoration by Wayne Davis, black w/black top, wine leather interior, all options including wire wheels & swivel seats, CA car $75,000. 818-506-0282. CA DODGE 66 CHARGER, 426 Hemi, auto on the floor, jet black w/red interior, 1 of 218, very sharp, ready to show $32,500 OBO. 785628-6834. KS 67 HEMI 12/T CONVERTIBLE, 1 of 3 produced, 4-spd, 3.54 Dana, pa, disc brakes, buckets, wood wheel, redlines, great ground-up restoration on this 25K mi car, dark green, white top and int, documented, Certicard, investment grade $135,000 trades considered. 520-298-7989. AZ 69 DAYTONA, 440, auto, 6-pack, original F6, now R4, PS, pdb, PW, very straight $53,000. 319-886-3126. 319-430-8787. IA 71 CHALLENGER CONV, triple black, mirror fmish, PS, p/t, A/C, AM-FM, correct rebuilt 318, 15" Rallyes, bulge hood, luggage rack, hood pins, dual chrome mirrors, dual exhaust, build sheet, restored, detailed, beautiful consistent winner, never driven in rain $35,000. 660-699-3655 after 5pm. MO DUESENBERG 22 183 CI twin cam engine on a display stand, one of one $145,000. CCArs, 626447-0327. CA FORD 55 CROWN VICTORIA, beautiful red/ white exterior and interior, lots invested, 12-volt, A/C, radio converted to 12-volt, rebuilt engine, trans, suspension, brakes, www, frame-up restoration $23,900. 979249-4200. TX 56 body-off restoration, new throughout, blue/white, ABC interior, 312 a/t, PS, continental kit $42,500. 501-248-7746. AR 59 retractable, salmon & white, clean, sharp car, all ready to go, top works fine, www Ford wheelcovers, V8, auto, PS, PB, excellent paint, low mi, good chrome, sharp and fun to drive $27,500. 607-739-1538 Dan. 607-739-9626 Mel. NY LINCOLN 41 Continental cabriolet convertible, frameup retro, all steel, all ind susp, pdb, PS, power seat, A/C, 302, VDO, auto, etc maroon/grey int, blk Haartz top, great driver, 2+ $49,500. Pete, 507-645-7929. MN 55 CAPRI CONVERTIBLE, very rare car with full professional restoration, blk w/ cream leather int $65,000. Paul Lane, 203377-6745. CT 56 MK H CONVERTIBLE, Derham built, documented, yes there were two, & this one has air, 100 pt restoration, teal blue $265,000. Modern Classics, 2 15-7390660. PA 62 Continental convertible, white, 431, 60K mi, all orig, nice restoration, blk leather, new blk top & carpets, wood, brakes, rebuilt motor and trans, PS, rides like new $25,000 nego. Rich, 201-7968284. NJ MERCURY 52 CONVERTIBLE, restored on solid CA blk plate car, absolutely perfect inside and out, V8, stick o/d, duals, beautiful yellow finish, gorgeous red and blk leather, Dearborn First $45,000 trade considered. John White, 916-928-0770 weekdays. CA OLDS 53 98 CONVERTIBLE, full power, excellent older restoration, yellow with black canvas top, wire wheel hubcaps $29,500. 631-893-7569. NY 55 88 HOLIDAY, 2-door, PS, PB, auto, nice driver, green, previous owner since '57 $9,950. 319-465-3064. IA 57 SUPER 88 CONVERTIBLE, total frame-off, 46K mi, J-2, cont kit, skirts, Wonderbar, ps, pb, pw, pa, pw seat, red w/ red & white correct leather, mechanicals re- N done, car is drop dead gorgeous $48,000. 612-701-7780. MN 63 STARFIRE CONVERTIBLE, air, Natn' 1 Olds winner spectacular $32,500. 419-668-1884. OH PACKARD 34 MODEL 1104 SUPER 8, convertible coupe, cream/tan interior $112,500. Vintage, 941-355-6500. FL 36 1404 CONV COUPE, Packard City ivory, red leather int, originally owned by Milwaukee Brewing family, Brook Stevens purchased in the '50s, last owner 30+ yrs, former AACA Natn'l Senior Hershey winner $99,500. Vintage, 941-355-6500, FL PLYMOUTH 66 HEMI SATELLITE CONV, 426/425 hp, blk/gold, 4-spd, the first Hemi convertible built, 1 of only 4 4-spd's and the only black one, verified by Galen Govier, call for more details $95,000. 727-823-9292 am. 727-894-2187 pm. FL 67 SATELLITE HEMI CONV, white/red, 4-spd, #s match, 1 of 2 built convertibles, museum quality, executive built GTX pilot car, PS, PB, p/t, PW, shoulder harness, one of the most optioned rarest Hemi convertibles $100,000. 954-427-3209. FL PONTIAC 65 GTO, CA car, white on black, 389, 4spd, Protect-o-plate $15,500. Branden's Motors, 800-551-1910. WI 66 GTO, CA car, factory air, 389, 4-spd, mint, #s match $17,500. Branden's Motors, 800-551-1910. WI 67 GTO CONVERTIBLE, build sheet, owner's manuals, PHS documentation, rebuilt original 400 YS, regimental red, white top, AM-FM radio, white int, his/hers, new SP/40 whitewalls, PS, PB, positraction $27,950. Fraser Dante, 770-641-8354. 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Resource Directory Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. List your business, product or service here. Fifty words, only $295 per year. Call 503/261-0555 for information. AUCTION COMPANIES Blackhawk Collection/"The Auction." 925/736-3444, fax 925/736-4375. 3600 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville, CA 94506-3600. 6694, fax 480/421-6697. 3020 North Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. email: info@barrett-jackson.com Bonhams and Brooks. 415/391-4000, fax 415/391-4040.500 Sutter St., San Franc isco, CA 94102; Montpelier St., Knightsbridge, London, SW7 1HH. 44207-228-8000, fax 44-207-585-0830. Christie's. 310/385-2699, fax 310/3855875. 360 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. www.christies.com Coys of Kensington. 44-207-584-7444, fax 44-207-584-2733. 2-4 Queen's Gate Mews, London, England SW7 5QJ. Dana Mecum Auction Company. 815/ 568-8888, fax 815/568-6615. P.O. Box 422, Marengo, IL 60152. Barrett-Jackson Auction. 480/42 1- Dan Kruse Classic Car Productions. 210/495-4777. 11202 Disco Dr., San Antonio, TX 78216. Kruse International. 800/968-4444, fax 219/925-5467. P.O. Box 190, Auburn, IN 46706. Kensington Motor Group Inc. 631/ 537-1868, fax 631/537-2641. P.O. Box 2277, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. KenMotor@aol.com Monterey Classic Car Auction. 800/ 211-4371. P.O. Box 1889, 601 Capitol Ave., Vallejo, CA 94590. Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions. 760/320-3290, fax 760/323-7031. 602 East Sunny Dunes Rd., Palm Springs, CA 92264. www.classic-carauction.com Poulain Le Fur. 33-01 58 05 06 07, fax 33-01 45 72 07 77. Commissaire Priseur, Palais des Congres de Paris, 2, place de la Porte Maillot, no 48, 75853 Paris Cedex 17. e-mail: automobile@poulainlefur.com. www.poulainlefur.com 4575, fax 519/351-1337. 825 Park Ave. West, Chatham, Ontario, Canada N7M 5J6. Silver Auctions. 800/255-4485. 2020 N. 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Free phone consultations. baba@sfgate.com ; www.bestyellow.com/classic/index.htm Auto Appraisal Group. 800/848-2886. Serving 33 states, valuation, insurance, divorce, trusts, estates, charitable gifts, diminished value, pre-purchase inspections, expert witness. www.autoappraisal.com , e-mail: aag@autoappraisal.com. "Not just one man's opinion." Joseph L. Troise Appraisals. 415/332- Classic Car Research. 248/557-2880. Fax 248/557-3511. 15 years in business, IAAA, for loans, estates, divorce, insurance and pre-purchase. Detroit area, will travel. www.jmkclassiccars.com or kawifreek@msn.com . A UTOMOBILIA Spyder Enterprises: 516/367-1616, fax 516/367-3260. Authentic vintage posters and memorabilia (1950-60s). Safety accessories: Halon fire extinguishers; patented lead-alloy knock-off hammers; Ferrari tool kits. Free 30 page list (SASE + $1 postage) RFD 1682, Syosset, NY 11791. BUY/SELL/GENERAL 6531, fax 206/467-6532. 2030 8th Ave., Seattle, WA 98121. Experts in collector cars worldwide. Whether buying, selling, evaluating, consigning or appraising, we cut the edge on the current market. Over 1 billion dollars in worldwide experience. Top prices paid; from one car to entire collections, condition and location are no obstacles. "We covet the rare and unusual, whether pedigreed or proletarian." E-mail: sales@cosmopolitanmotors.com. Fantasy Junction. 510/653-7555, fax 510/653-9754. Large selection of exotic street & race cars. 1145 Park Ave., Emeryville, CA 94608. Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 206/467- Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars. Mark Hyman, 314/524-6000, fax 314/524-0340. Specializing in buying and selling European sports cars. Over 80 in stock. We buy single cars or complete collections, any condition, any location. Quick action. Call today for the straight scoop on the market. (MO) Grand Prix Classics. 858/459-3512, fax 619/459-3512. Specialize in the buying and selling of historic sports cars and racing cars. Large extensive poster inventory. 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We create tailor-made programs that will exceed your expectations to lease the legends. 7700, fax 203/267-7773. With over 20 years of experience specializing in exotic, classic and vintage autos, our Lease/Purchase Plan is ideal for those who wish to own their vehicle at the end ofthe term as well as those who like to change cars frequently. Our Simple Interest Early Termination Plan allows you the Flexibility of Financing with the Tax Advantages of Leasing. We make leasing as simple as turning the key. www.WhyNotLease.com Premier Financial Services. 203/267CLASSIC CAR TRANSPORT Cosdel International. 415/777-2000, fax 415/543-5112. Now in its 33rd year of international transport. Complete service, including import/export, customs clearances, DOT & EPA, air/ocean, loading & unloading of containers. Contact Martin Button, (CA) e-mail: www.info@cosdel. com; web site: http://www.cosdel.com Passport Transport. 800/325-4267, fax 314/878-7295. Classic and specialty cars delivered anywhere in the USA. Special event services, including Pebble Beach, Monterey Historics, Barrett-Jackson, Chicago Histories, etc. 26 years of experience, insured, dependable. (MO) Intercity Lines, Inc. 800/221-3936, fax 413/436-9422. Rapid, hassle-free, coast to coast service. Insured, enclosed transport for your valuable car at affordable prices. State-of-the-art satellite transport tracking. Complete service for vintage races, auctions, relocation moves. www.intercity I ines.com (MA) TNT, INC. 518/236-4166, fax 518/2364549. Personalized auto transport service—door to door, coast to coast, open carrier or enclosed carrier. Winching and 24 hour security. First class equipment. Dependable and insured. (NY) PC BEAR Auto Transport specializing in all types: hobby, collector vehicles, COLLECTOR CAR FINANCING J.J. Best & Company. 1-800-USA- toys, neat old stuff, regular cars, parts, and winching. Life long car nut. Equipment serviced and maintained by me. Clean driving record since 1959 in all states. ICCMC, US DOT insured, I sleep in my truck while transporting. Inspection and check delivery service. Door to door delivery. PC Bear, 135 Broad St., Akron, PA 17501. 717/ 859-1585 Talk to me anytime. Thank you. tory. List your business, product or service here. Fifty words, only $295 per year. Call 503/261-0555 for information. RESOURCE DIRECTORY Advertise in the SCM Resource Direc- 8657, fax 503/223-6953. Award-winning interior restoration. Leather dyeing and color matching. 431 NW 9th, Portland, OR 97209. RESTORATION/GENERAL Guy's Interior Restorations. 503/224- Creative Workshop. 954/920-3303, fax 954/920-9950. 118 NW Hill St., Dania, FL 33004. 1st Place Results. Antique, exotic and vintage race car restorations our specialty! Quality at realistic rates. Over 25 years experience. No job too small. Brochure available. www.restoreautomobiles.com VINTAGE EVENTS Cannonball Baker Classic. Contact West: Martin Swig 415/561-8401, fax 415/ 561-8422. New York City to San Francisco, California, October 1, 2001. The Colorado Grand. 1,000 mile tour of western Colorado. Pre-1961 sports cars. Frank Barrett. 970/926-7810, fax 970/ 926-1815. Alfa Ricambi. 818/956-7933, fax 818/ 956-5160. Comprehensive supply of parts that puts authorized dealers to shame! To maintain and restore your Alfa, vintage or current. 6644 San Fernando Rd., Glendale, CA 91201. ALFA ROMEO Parts 9435, fax 510/524-3636. Large selection of parts from 1900 series to Milano. Efficient, personal service. 1221 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710. Jon Norman's Alfa Parts. 510/525- 4435, 804/973-0555, fax 804/973-2368. Huge computerized inventory of Alfa/Fiat/ Lancia parts, 1956 to present. Excellent, knowledgeable service. Fast! 68-page catalog. Route 29 North, PO Box 9036, Charlottesville, VA 22906-9036. Black Bart's Emporium. 800/473- International Auto Parts. 800/788- 0078, 219/471-7278, fax 219/471-6359. 2639 Goshen Road, Ft. Wayne, IN 46808. America's largest supply of badges and emblems for Alfas and other exotics, plus other interesting special parts. Complete your restoration. Performance Motoring Associates 831/ 338-9703. Fax 831/338-2031. Former Alfa Romeo dealer and 20 time SCCA racing champion, Al Leake, has accumulated over 30 years experience and racing knowledge to compliment his new restoration shop in Boulder Creek, CA. Specializing in Giulietta/Guilia. PMA has an extensive inventory of cars, racing components and parts. Light weight body panels, Sebring racing suspensions and complete restorations now available at PMA Racing. e-mail Alleake@aol.com 12895 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006.(CA) The DiFatta Brothers, LTD. 800/638- 7656. Info, 410/426-7524, fax 410/ 426-8194.5928 Belair Rd., Baltimore, MD 21206. Largest importer of Alfa, Fiat & Sports Car Market


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Lancia parts on the east coast. Decades of experience—we know these cars, and we know the right parts. VISA/MC. Orders, http:/www.difatta.com Re-Originals. 281/807-1945, fax 281/ 807-1946. THE US Source for Original Upholstery Materials, Original Rubber Mats & Gaskets, and Original, New European Taillights, Headlights, Grilles and Door Panels for Most Italian Cars ('47-'78). Additional Distributors Wanted. (TX) Repairs / Restoration Britalia, Ltd. 510/548-0240, 2210 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA 94702. We are SPICA and Bosch fuel-injection specialists with 25 years experience servicing Alfa Romeo. We are also intimate with many Maseratis. Jaguar Clubs of North America. 888/ CLUBJAG, Write: JCNA, Dept. SCM, 9685 McLeod Rd., RR#2, Chilliwack, BC, CANADA V2P 6H4. Join the primary organization of Jaguar enthusiasts in US/ Canada. 52 local clubs provide social and other activities. JCNA sponsors championships in concourse, rally, slalom. Members receive bi-monthly Jaguar Journal magazine. http://wwvv.jnca.com MGA Jaguar Nasko's Imports. 503/771-1472, 5409 SE Francis, Portland, OR 97206. Oregon's oldest and most respected Alfa repair and performance tuning facility. Milano spoken here! Ask about our used Alfas for sale. Fast work, fair prices. Italian Performance/GTV City. Don, 650/508-8178. 565-A Bragato Rd., San Carlos, CA 94070. Performance modifications, service, repair & restoration for Italian automobiles. Allow us to do a restoration for you. Dan Sommers' Veloce Motors. 503/ 274-0064. 1425 NW Flanders, Portland, OR 97209. More than two decades of helping Alfa, Ferrari, Maserati & Lamborghini owners keep their cars on the road while not emptying their bank accounts. Other foreign cars serviced as well. ENGLISH British Car magazine. 800/520-8292. The American magazine forBritish car enthusiasts. Classic profiles, historical articles, club events, technical information, restoration advice. One year (six issues) is $22.95. Repairs / Restorations / Race Sports and Vintage Cars, Inc. ph/fax 503/254-4012, 4815 NE 97th, Portland, OR 97220. 36 years of British car repair to a very high standard. Also prep cars for vintage racing and rallying. Jags, TRs, MGs, Healeys, Morgans, Lotus and oddball orphans like Riley and Singer welcomed. Call Peter or Sue Price. International Motor Car Repair, Inc. ph/fax 845/226-9027, Hopewell Junction, NY. Specializing in the repair of all British cars. Factory trained Rolls-Royce and Jaguar technician. Located an hour and a half from the New York Metropolitan area. Pickup and delivery arranged. Call Jeff Palmer°. AC 3225, fax 503/646-4009. US Registrar: Jim Feldman, 11955 SW Faircrest St., Portland, OR 97225-4615 USA. The World's largest organization of AC owners and enthusiasts. AC ownership not required. Monthly magazine. Austin- Healey Austin-Healey Club USA. 888/4AH- CUSA, fax 503/528-0533. P.O. Box 6197, San Jose, CA 95150. Oldest national Austin-Healey club and factory club heritage. The resource for all current and future owners. Members receive Austin-Healey Magazine, Resource Book, calendar, tech assistance, book discount. Annual dues still just $35. Visa/MC accepted. Visit our web site: www.healey.org Aston Martin Rocky Santiago. 405/843-6117, fax 405/843-6251. 7321 N. Classen Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73116. Specializing in Aston Martins, all years, all conditions. Buy/sell/consign. If you are buying or selling, please call. Also have other English cars, including Healeys, MGs, Triumphs, etc. April, 2001  JAVF Restorations, Inc. 503/643-3225, fax 503/646-4009. Jim Feldman, 11955 SW Faircrest St., Portland, OR 97225-4615 USA. AC restoration specialist. 35 years experience. Partial to full restorations done to street or concours standards. AC Owner's Club Limited. 503/ 643- Route 66 Classic Restoration. 918/ 851-7866, fax 918/438-7866. 15300 E. Pine St. Tulsa, OK 74116. Built to order. Exterior color, interior color and material, drive-line, wheels, tires, brakes, all your choice. Order your MGA today. Offered by Mirage Motorcars LLC. Rolls- Royce/Bentley Peter Hageman, Vintage Automobiles. 206/954-1961, fax 425/287-0660. P.O. Box 554, Kirkland, WA 98033. Prewar European autos, Bentley and Rolls-Royce, specializing in vintage Bentleys. FERRARI / IllASERATI / LAMBO ETC. Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo. Sales, 800/547-4455, 503/255-7560. Service & Parts, 800/944- 6483, 503/257- America's oldest & most dedicated Ferrari (and Lotus) dealer. New & used exotic cars. Also, huge parts department with fast, fast service. 203 NE 122nd Ave., Portland, OR 97203. 9655. GT Motors. 818/546-2971, fax 818/ 546-2812. 741 W. Broadway, Glendale, CA 91204. Sales, service and concourswinning restorations of Ferrari. Always a wide range of quality cars in stock for sale. Friendly, top notch service at reasonable rates. Always in the market to purchase interesting Ferraris in any condition. Nastasi Racing Car Corp. 718/706- 7400, fax 718/706-8135. 27-19, 44th Dr. L.I.C. NY 11101. Expert service on all exotics. Specializing in Lambo service and parts. Buy & sell used cars. Former dealer and distributor. (NY) ity 280SLs. Technical and restoration advice always just a phone call away. Locations in New Jersey and Arizona. www.tonylabella.com Michael Sheehan. 949/646-6086, fax 949/646-6978. Always looking for cars to buy, from rare one-offs to serial production ordinaries. Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus— call me first or call me last, I'll make you the best cash offer. Buyers—let me use my thousand-plus car data base to help you find a car, or verify the history of one you are looking at. (CA) Thomas Shaughnessy Consulting. 949/ 366-6211, fax 949/366-6827. Professional buyer of Ferraris, primarily '50s, '60s, and '70s. Also have extensive Lambo and Maser experience. Additionally deal in Ferrari engines. Plus—have more than 350 Ferrari wheels in stock. Call today for straight talk and honest advice. San Clemente, CA. GERMAN Garry Roberts & Company. 949/650- 2690, fax 949/650-2730. 922 Sunset Dr. Costa Mesa, CA 92627. Specializing in sales of Ferrari & other exotics. Consignments, brokerage services, references available. Extensive computer database. Whether buying or selling, call. I constantly collect and sell all Ferraris, Maseratis & Lamborghinis. 310/ 274-7440, fax 310/274-9809. If I don't have what you seek, I can usually find it for you (at low prices). Please, call anytime for straight advice on the market. Finder's fee gladly paid. Randy Simon. (CA) Gentry Lane Lamborghini. 416/535- 9900, fax 416/535-8152. Also Canada's largest Ferrari parts inventory. Under new ownership. Call today with your needs. Jason Popovich, Canada (ON) Brian D. Moore Restorations. 916/635- Sports Leicht Restoration, Inc. Call Alex Dearborn or Bruce Adams in Topsfield, MA. 978/887-6644, fax 978/ 887-3889. A vintage Mercedes full service company, specializing in the 190SL. Large database of older MBs for sale. Free listing for your car. Mercedes-Benz Estep, 530/345-6701. 776 Cessna, Chico, CA 95928. Dedicated to the enjoyment and preservation of 1954 to 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Coupes and Roadsters. You do not have to be an owner to belong. Member benefits include: twelve monthly magazines per year plus a national convention that rotates its location around the country. Also, reproduction parts and much more. 3559, fax 916/635-5824. 2347 Gold River Rd., Gold River, CA 95670. Specializing in restoration and reconstruction of exotic and vintage racing motorcars. Appraising service also available. Symbolic Motor Car Company. 619/ 454-1800, fax 619/454-1890.7440 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92307. Largest dealer of exotic Ferraris, Jaguars, Alfas and other cars in the world. Always a superb array of important cars on display. Interesting trades always considered. By appointment only, please. www . symbol icmotors.com Gull Wing Group International. Gary Display Ad Index Alfa Ricambi  Autosport Designs, Inc  Barrett-Jackson  Bonhams & Brooks  Birkin America  Brian D. Moore  British Auto Shoppe  Breguet LLC  Car Logistics  Chequered Flag  Christie's Int.  Mercedes-Benz Club of America. 800/ 637-2360. MBCA, 1907 Lelaray St., Colorado Springs, CO 80909. World's largest Mercedes-Benz club, 33,000 members, all models, 1886-onward; excellent 120-page color magazine, The Star, with how-to tech articles, history, new models, racing, hundreds of cars for sale, ads free to members, much more. New car raffle, tech assistance, national events, more; dues $35/yr. www.mbca.org 1500. 280SLs exclusively. 20 plus 280 SLs in stock for sale in any price range from above average drivers to show quality. Not a broker, we own all our inventory and are aggressively looking to buy top qual- Tony LaBella Classic Cars. 856/424- Yoseph ,C. 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SCM AUCTION REPORT: RM AUCTIONS PHOENIX AZ Auction Reports continued from page 58 300 hp. White/black cloth. Looked ready for vintage racing. Great appearance and sound. Full FIA papers, documented race history. Little to criticize. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $139,150. Struggled to get past $100,000. Final selling price a bit under the market for legit race car like this one. ITALIAN CARS #103-1939 ALFA ROMEO 6C2500 Ca- briolet. Body by Tuscher. S/N 913014. 6-cyl. 2443 cc. 95 hp. Two-tone gray/gray leather. 2 - / ,„,7 _ Gray fabric top. RHD. Odo: 1,928 kms. Swiss coachwork on stodgy but bulletproof drivetrain. Hood fit a bit off, otherwise car looked very well in all areas. Older restoration still quite presentable. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $133,100. One-offexample may well be the oldest 6C2500 Cabrio extant. Full CCCA Classic and a handsome equipage. Price was right for buyer and seller. #99-1951 FERRARI 212 INTER Coupe. Body by Vignale. S/N 0175E. Red/tan leather. Black fabric top. Odo: 35,847 miles. A stunning car with a small dent in nose, too much chrome on engine, wrong thermostat housing but correct hoses! Converts to racing mode with low-cut windshield and driver's headrest. Ex-Porfirio Rubirosa. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $738,100. One of 41 produced and often mistaken for California Spyders. Attracted hot bidding by $20,000 increments. Sold for strong money to SCM reader Nicolas Cage. Last sold at '99 Brooks Quail Lodge for $530,500. #68-1967 FERRARI 275 GTB/4 GT Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 10299. Red/ tan leather. Odo: 28,760 miles. Older repaint RHD. Odo: 8,064 kms. Handsome early Ferrari restored absolutely right. Originally a twotone, redone in red. Mille Miglia Retrospective finisher in 1992. Multiple concours awards. Bumper chrome needs attention, engine compartment could stand detailing. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $278,300. One of 84 212 Inters built and one of 36 Vignale coupes. Great street cars. Buy the Export for vintage racing. Selling price was market correct for this car. #97-1953 FERRARI 340 MM Spyder. Body by Vignale. S/N 0324AM. Blue and white/blue leather. RHD. Odo: 9,861 kms. Concours-ready or race-ready, take your pick. Probably a bit better than the day it was built. A true '50s racing legend driven to podium April, 2001  still shows well with a few stone chips; excellent door and hood fit, trunk fit slightly askew. Interior also very good with slight wear. Mileage believed genuine. Recent transmission and clutch work. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $264,000. Originally owned by Ferrari dealer/racer. Shows conscientious care from new. Not concours, but a great-looking driver and sale price was commensurate with condition. #80-1967 FERRARI 330 GTC Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 10293. Yellow/black leather. Odo: 24,618 miles. Overspray in several areas; fair hood fit; some carpet wear; roof spoiler missing. An okay street car but no prize-winning potential as it currently sits. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $19,965. Sold at no reserve for a price that will allow the new owner to upgrade any blemishes without going upside down on the investment. Could be worth $30K when spruced up. #84-1972 FERRARI 312P NART Spyder. S/N 0872. Red/black fabric. RHD. Some parts of this Ferrari prototype have a Le Mans Odo: 1,401 miles. 3-speed automatic. ItaloAmerican hybrid using Mopar drivetrain and Turin coachwork. Very good door and panel fit. Trunk fit off. A rare sight even when new. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $30,250. One of 52 built and one of approximately 20 believed extant. Lots ofexclusivityfor not a great deal ofmoney, but the collector market demand is and will be a question mark. #85-1971 DETOMASO PANTERA Coupe. S/N THRNLP02272. White/black by car's former driver Phill Hill, another racing legend. Best sound of the day. Long, long bidding. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $1,700,000. One of 9 built. Engine parts made of unobtainium. Bid wasn't enough for the owner of this historically important car. Two mill might have done the deed. #95-1957 FERRARI 250 GT Cabriolet Series 1. Body by Pinin Farina. SN 0783. 12-cyl. 2953 cc. 240 hp. Red/biscuit leather. leather. Odo: 2,772 miles. Well restored and maintained; good interior re-dye; driver's door fit slightly off, wrong 70-section XWXs; otherwise no problems observed. Even had Italian oil filters. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $104,500. Passed at $90,000, but deal done after-auction for $95K plus premium. Some incorrect details, but 95+ cosmetics. Selling price a bit below market. #116-1967 GHIA 450SS Convertible. Body by Ghia. SN BS4030. 8-cyl. 273 ci. 235 hp. Dark red/biscuit leather. Black fabric top. 1')4J4t history. Which ones are anybody's guess. Currently running Thundersports series in US. Well restored and race ready for international vintage events. Astonishing engine sound. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $220,000. Went through several transformations from coupe to current spyder, including new chassis by NART carrying 0872 chassis plate. Uses rugged 330 2+2 73


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SCM AUCTION REPORT: RM AUCTIONS PHOENIX AZ engine. Worth several million as an original, unhurt car. #108-1972 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 Coupe. Body by Scaglietti. S/N 15741. Red/black leather. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • hood fit, top fit fair, carried rare accessory artillery wheels. Fresh driveline in 1999 and about 100 miles of use since. Excellent restoration in nearly every area. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $55,660. From Vince Granatelli collection; sold at no reserve. A bit on the high side, but the car was done exactly right and is ready for major show competition. #96-1935 DUESENBERG SJN Convert- Odo: 6,672 miles. Full history of car would make mileage appear genuine. Very original car throughout, with a few stone chips and some paint crazing on roof, pitted chrome, slightly worn interior. Veglia A/C, Blaupunkt AM/FM. An excellent driver, according to catalog. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $110,000. Low mileage, but needed a shave and shampoo. Very right car. Surprising that it didn't sell, as the top bid fell within RM's estimates. Offer was fair Sold at Christie 's L.A., June 2000, for $94,000. #90-1977 FERRARI 512 BB Coupe. Body by Scaglietti. S/N 22803. Black/tan and black nal coachwork being a Holbrook sedan. This body is undoubtedly an esthetic improvement, if not totally beneficial to its market value. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $526,350. Ex - ible. Body by Rollston. S/N 2589. Eng. 0564. White/black leather. Tan canvas top. Odo: Homer Fitterling, Ed Weaver, Jerry Sauls collection. A subtle car that might have brought more if not overshadowed by the spectacular Noble SJN convertible in the sale. #109-1931 CHRYSLER CG IMPERIAL Dual Cowl Phaeton. S/N 798-0022. Red and dark red/cream leather. Tan fabric top. Odo: leather. Odo: 17,239 miles. Excellent paint, wear on driver's seat. Hood/door fit way off— possibly the victim of a coming-together at some point? Incorrect exhaust. Not a sharp car under close scrutiny. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $65,340. Pre-FI car, and selling price reflected its somewhat tatty condition. Fair enough for both buyer and seller. #88-1985 FERRARI 288 GTO Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N ZFFPAI6B0000527. 8-cyl. 2855cc. 400 hp. Red/black leather. Odo: 368 miles. Repro body superbly executed. Originally a sedan. Carried CCCA Premier Senior badge. Shows very well in all areas. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $147,620. The Classic Car buy of the sale. A CG Imp with an authentic DCP LeBaron body in equal condition would cost another $120 grand. #93-1933 LINCOLN KB Convertible Victoria. Body by Brunn. S/N KB2532. Tan and brown/deep red leather. Tan fabric top. out. Driver's seat caught fire during preview but was quickly doused. Timeless Buehrig styling shows very well. Fine panel fit all around. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $157,300. One of only 64 supercharged convertibles built. Cord 810/812s are holding their value in a slightly soft market for full CCCA Classics. 5,488 miles. As-new throughout. Updated to 49-state specs. Engine rebuild last year (with less than 6,000 miles from new??!!) Hair-raising performance in a streetable car. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $225,000. One of 272 produced and more collectible than an F40. A comparable car sold at RM's Amelia auction last year for $319,000. AMERICAN CARS #104 1931 DUESENBERGJ Convertible - Victoria. Body by Rollston. S/N 2126. Eng. # J104. Dark green/tan leather. Tan fabric top. Odo: 87 miles. As fine a J-berg as you could wish for but it carried a second body, the origi- 74  Odo: 43,629 miles. A few paint flaws and driver's door fit a bit off, otherwise ready for prizes, like the CCCA National First it had already won. Ex-Roy Warshawsky collection. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $163,350. KB Lincolns are finally bringing the prices they deserve, as they've been utter bargains for years. Going to the Otis Chandler collection. #72-1934 FORD V8 Roadster. S/N AZ223413. Light gray/brown leather. Tan fabric top. Odo: 49,830 miles. Excellent door and all respects. Deluxe accessory hubcaps and wheels, factory radio. Hard to fault. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $25,410. As good a '39 coupe as you'll ever find. You couldn't restore it from the ground up for the selling price. A fine buy sold at no reserve from the Granatelli collection. #138-1940 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL Convertible. S/N H-100711. Maroon and light grey/red leather. Black fabric top. Odo: Sports Car Market #75-1939 FORD DELUXE Coupe. SN DMV70739CA. Dark green/taupe cloth. Odo: 80,874 miles. Correct flathead Ford in 15,123 miles. Hood and door fit off Wheel covers a bit shabby with paint chips. Fuel filler broken. Except for repaint, originality of car is impeccable and stunning. Known history from day one. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,149,500. Million-dollar Duesies aren't as common at auctions as they used to be when the Great Speculative Fever was rampant, but this car surely deserved to sell in that price range. #87-1937 CORD 812SC Convertible. S/N FC2705. Black/black leather. Odo: 722 miles. Excellent, correct restoration through


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Memileollejej SC AUCTION REPORT: RM AUCTIONS PHOENIX AZ leather. White vinyl top. Odo: 15,718 miles. Came with optional goodies like Kelsey-Hayes wires and factory hardtop, A/C, PS, PB. Very well restored but color a bit over the top for some, which may have hurt its price. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $36,300. High bid was right on the money for this nice 'Bird. #116B-1959 CADILLAC ELDORADO BIARRITZ Convertible. S/N 59E087341. Black/red leather. Black vinyl top. Odo: 40,426 miles. Presented to baseball legend Babe Ruth by the NY Yankees. Paint fair, upholstery okay, as is door fit and brightwork. Two toning of fenders looked a bit weird. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $121,000. One of 350 drop-tops built in 1940. Without the Ruth connection, you could knock a quick $40,000$50,000 off the selling price. #115B-1950 MERCURY DELUXE Convertible. S/N 50SL21766M. Burgundy/burgundy leather. Tan fabric top. Odo: 2,574 miles. -Solt W. twomi111■11111■111,11,4_ 44,625 miles. Ex-Noel Thompson collection. Mileage appeared genuine. Very good panel fit but trunk lid out of kilter, excellent paint, had factory-correct fiberglass top boot. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $77,000. Stalled at $63,000 on the auction block. Deal done after sale for $70,000 plus premium. Money was just about right. The $ 100-grand '59 Eldo days are over for now. #70-1962 CHEVROLET IMPALA SS 409 Sport Coupe. S/N 21847A139154. 8-cyl. 409 ci. 409 hp. Black/red vinyl and cloth. Odo: Professional restoration on a solid car that will still score high with the judges. Ran whisperquiet as a proper flathead V8 should. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $60,500. These "James Dean" Mercs are coming into their own and it difficult to find one that hasn't been customized/butchered/rodded in past years. That should make Simon-pure examples like this one all the more valuable in the future. #115-1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD Convertible. S/N P6FH304754. Yellow/black vinyl. Black vinyl top. Odo: 860 miles. Out- leather. Odo: 36,942 miles. Substantially original car except for a series of repaints (car was originally BRG). Said to perform very well in all areas. Mileage believed genuine. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $260,150. Legit 427 with known history from day of delivery. Fairly bought. #100-1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 427/435 Coupe. S/N 194377S115509. Silver/ black vinyl. Odo: 43,135 miles. Some paint overspray observed; subject to ground-up professional restoration. Has off-road exhaust, F-4 I suspension and Red Line tires. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $60,500. One of the better buys of the sale. We expected it to see another $10 grand, at least. #111-1969 CHEVROLET CORVETTE L88 Coupe. S/N 194379S718815. 8-cyl. 427 56,323 miles. Muncie 4-speed. Sun tachometer on steering column. Outstanding restoration in all areas some years ago and still shows well. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $26,620. The sleeper of sleepers. Looks like your average suburban family Chevy of the early '60s, until you punch the throttle. A very good buy if straight-line performance is your gig. #64-1963 CHEVROLET CERV H Road- ster. S/N P3910. 8-cyl. 327 ci. 550 hp. Blue and white/blue leather. Bucket seats. Knock- ci. 430 hp. Orange/black vinyl. Fully restored by Corvette specialist Ed Nabers. Formerly in Chip Miller collection. All the right stuff and fully documented. Cond: I-. SOLD AT $79,860. One of 116 L88s delivered in 1969. Sold at low end ofmarket for an excellent L88, as this car was. #91-1970 CHEVROLET NOVA SS 2-door Coupe. S/N 114270W346754. 8-cyl. 402 ci. standing restoration; correct, unusual and eyecatching color. Restored nose to tail and up and down. A fabulous 'Bird. Cond: 1+. SOLD AT $77,440. Robust money for a terrific T-Bird. High bid may have just covered the purchase and restoration costs. Maybe. #101-1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD Convertible. S/N D7FHI48925. Dusk rose/white offs. Exterior looked a little shopworn but not in need of restoration. Extremely lusty sounding and probably an unmitigated fright to drive for the uninitiated or untalented. Manual gearbox drives through torque convertor to 4-wheel drive. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $278,300. Stillborn Le Mans challenger should be the 500pound gorilla of Corvettes in vintage racing and a fascinating styling and technological benchmark as well. Worth the money? Where will you find another? #89-1966 SHELBY COBRA 427 Roadster. S/N CSX3165. Blue with white stripes/black April, 2001  375 hp. Aqua green/black vinyl. Odo: 43,997 miles. Flawless, fresh restoration of a rust-free car. Likely the best one on earth. Cond: 1+. SOLD AT $41,140. Double the high value in SCM Price Guide—a compliment to the restoration work.• 30,000 SCM Reports Cars Photos Market Info Free on-line collector car prices. Sportscarmarket.com 75


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  eatch A fter every tragedy, there are those who attempt to profit. NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt' s passing is no exception. Over 80,000 items on eBay alone were listed as the profiteers moved in. Everything from tool boxes to signed fenders was available and a few mid-'90s Dale Earnhardt Monte Carlos were offered on Yahoo!Auctions soon after the accident. Not wanting to encourage these vultures, we'll pass on mentioning any Earnhardt memorabilia listed after the accident until a few months have passed. Before Daytona, an open-faced helmet from his 1999 season was listed-32 bids pushed it to $6,302. A Winston Cup Championship ring from his 1991 season, also listed prior to the race, sold for $5,100 with nine bids. On the car side, a 1968 Alfa Romeo 1300 GTV Junior received two bids, but they were below the reserve of $8,600 (all the money, even if it was stated to have been fully restored 5,000 miles ago). It should be noted that the sale of the 1964 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso we reported on last month (eBay Motors #539542037) did not go through. According to our sources, the high bidder flew in, examined the car, agreed to buy it and then never sent any funds. Here are a few items, however, that did click their way from screen to collector. eBay Motors #545489304 - 1974 FERRARI DINO GT-4. First bid: $14,000. Number of bids: 7. SOLD AT: $19,600. Date sold: 1/29/2001. This rather nondescript Dino sold for a market-correct price. End of story if it weren't for the description. The seller references a prior ad in the duPont Registry where he offered the same car for only $96,500. Understandably, there were no takers! The great part of the ad— we don't make this stuff up, we don't have to—is the article he copies in which someone reminisces over passing on a 1957 250 TR for $10,500 and later watching it sell for $2 million. A giant leap of faith, putting an everyday Dino in the same sentence with a Testa Rossa. eBay #1112266338 - 1953 PEGASO SALES CATALOG First bid: $9.99. Number of bids: 10. SOLD ROADSTER. First bid: $25,000. Number of bids: 33. SOLD AT: $43,000. Date sold: 1/26/2001. Stated by ar omstea the sign is its height of 8 feet. Not everyone has a building with twentyfoot ceilings. Fifteen large was all the money, especially considering the cost of crating and shipping. eBay #557695719 - FERRARI 250 GT BERLINETTA (SWB) SALES CATALOG First bid: $9.99. Number of bids: 6. SOLD AT: $255. Date sold: 2/18/ 2001. The short- to be a two-owner, 52,000-mile car, with matching numbers, automatic transmission and a respray. Corvette people will argue the merits of the 1956-57 or '58 'Vette. The 1957, with single headlights and uncluttered coves, often gets the nod as it offers a few more cubic inches than the '56. All decent Corvettes have recently been pushing the outer edge of expected pricing and a big plus—as this seller emphasizes—is that they don't rust. (At least not the bodies—we won't talk about the frames.) AT: $127.50. Date sold: 2/20/2001. Pegasos were built in Spain during the '50s and only a hundred or so were produced. Known for lavish coachwork, they were expensive, with a GT coupe costing around $15,000. This eight-page factory catalog featured their more impressive offerings and was a bargain at the selling price. It was listed under Collectibles: Advertising: Auto, rather than also being listed under Literature, so was missed by a good portion of its target audience. eBay Motors #543740760 - 1958 CORVETTE SCM Showcase Gallery eBay #54432804 - 1950s ANIMATED FORD NEON SIGN. First bid: $2,500. Number of bids: 13. SOLD AT: $15,000. Date sold: 1/26/ 2001. This is a spectacular, doublesided neon sign described as being in excellent condition. Animated, with flashing neon, the neighbors would be calling—probably the local police— the day you hung it outside your garage. The problem with wheelbase Berlinetta was a limitedproduction V12-powered Ferrari, with only 175 units produced between 1959 and 1962. This was a reasonable price for a brochure that details a million-dollar car. Interestingly, considering the small number of cars produced, two other catalogs surfaced at auction within the last couple of months and sold for prices in this neighborhood. eBay #1112144907 - TICKET TO 1952 PEBBLE BEACH ROAD RACE. First bid: $19.99. Number of bids: 2. SOLD AT: $26. Date sold: 2/18/2001. The San Francisco Regional group of the Sports Car Club of America sponsored a European-style road race that ran MIRO ANNUAL PEBBLE BEACH SPORTS CAR ROAD RACES APRIL 20, 1952 EST. TICE  TAX  $1.17 .33 TOTAL $2.00 No. C07651 through the famed forests of the Monterey Peninsula's 17 Mile Drive. It was first run in 1950. After the death of Ernie McAfee in 1956, the race was moved to the military property at Laguna Seca. Programs and other items from the first seven races are very desirable and it is appropriate that the 1952 ticket was purchased by the current Chairman of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.• 68 Kougar Jaguar 4.21., 4-speed, 0.D., IRS, 4 wheel disc  brakes, rack and pinion, all weather equip., aux. fan, Crosthwaite  and Gardiner designed, 526,500. (530) 872-0854 (CA) (April)  57 Porsche 356A, S/N 102036. Ground-up professional  restoration: exterior, interior, mechanicals. Original engine case,  S90 heads. Red/black leather, OEM carpet. 520,000 (918) 481-  0227. gtyalfa@home.com , utulsa@aol.com (OK) (April)  ERA 427 Cobra. Roush 427 side oiler, Accusump, close ratio  top-loader, Halibrands, VVilwood, fuel cell, Aeroquip saftey  systems, Aston Martin Green, bump steered and sorted. A serious  and complete package. 560,000. (734) 428-8868 (MI) (July) 1955 Porsche Speedster. S/N 80202, red/black. 49k miles. Superb, unrestored example. Interesting trades? 539,999. (503) 251-1122 (OR) (April)


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SCM Super Showcase  The SCM 72 Datsun 2401. 38,000 original, documented miles. Perfect in and out.  Recent $1,800 service. $10,000/offers/trades up or down. Keith, (503) 261-0333,  e-mail: kmartin@sportscarmarket.com  60 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster. 65K original miles. 2 owner car. 10K miles  since purchased from original owner in 1975. New paint, chrome, interior and top.  $149,500. Cell (408) 838-3252, off. (408) 360-9610, home (408) 531-0322. (CA) (May)  90 Jaguar XJS coupe V12. 16,500 original miles, classic edition, less than 100 made, Red Magnolia, mint condition, even smells new. 518,700 (858) 4589530 (CA) (April) Race Car Trailers bought, sold and repaired. Full service for trailer maintenance  and custom fabrication. We are your source for race car trailer services in the Northeast. Several  trailers for sale. Interdty Lines (800) 221-3936. www.intercitylines.com (MA) (Apr)  84 Ferrari Mondial Quattrovalvole Cabriolet. Finished in silver with black  leather and top. 31,000 miles since new, power windows, locks, antenna, A/C, high-end  sound and security. Tools, books, records. Asking $36,500. (770) 971-0404 (GA) (April)  91 Richard Petty Pontiac documented as Richard's last road racing chassis. Driven by Richard in 91 & 92, car has striking SIP scheme as retired in 97. New 2000 Cup motor and ready to run, or for your collection. 585,000. Eric (630) 573-4353. (IL) (April) 73 Jaguar E-type Roadster, flawless BRG, correct recent leather and top, all mech and electrical system repaired, serviced and in good working order, 4-speed, excellent sound system, PIAA mini fogs, third owner, all records from Burbank delivery 1974 to date, 73,000 accurate miles, hard top with stand. $84,800. Dealer #36644 (949) 874-8199. (CA) (April) 97 Harley-Davidson greerVbladc Ultra full dresser, fuel injection with stage II kit very fast, 8,000 miles, every available HD accessory and all HD nostalgia trim installed by dealer prior to delivery. Cost new $26,111. Black piped Corbin Green seats added after delivery, warranty to 6/18/02. $21,000 Trailer available, $1,400. Dealer #36644 (949) 874-8199 (CA) (April) 96 Impala SS, 7.5L 650hp stroke engine, race suspension (Eibach +Tokio), P275/ 40117 P315/351R17, Boyds custom made wheels, chrome blacked out, 2800 watt entertainment center + TV. 3x Impala championship winner. Ready for supercharger. 572,000 OBO (305) 490-3514 Ralph. (FL) (April) 98 Aston Martin DB7, one of six Beverly Hills Edition cars in Royal Blue over  Parchment leather piped blue, birdseye maple trim, ANC badge, special fog lights,  grille, wheels, and sound system, 5-speed, low miles, balance of warranty, dealer  demo. Dealer #36644. Cost new 5140,000. $98,000. (949) 874-8199 (CA) (April)  37 Bentley 4/. Derby DHC. B] 9511 is finished in cream over garnet w/garnet  hides. Subject of a 3 yr, frame-off, documented restoration exceeding $100,000  which garnered Pebble Beach and numerous RROC honors. 4-speed, tool kit and  more. Asking $94,950 (770) 971-0404 (GA) (April)  57 Aston Martin DB 2/4 Mark III Saloon. BRG w/smoke green leather, complete ground-up, recent chassis to full Vantage specs, 4-speed+overdrive, disc brakes, fully sorted out engine to DBC 214hp Vantage specs, Pilot X course tires, Avon turbospeed tires, history of One Lap of America, AMOC events. Dealer #36644. $185,000. (949) 874-8199 (CA) (April) Keith Martin's 69 Alfa Vintage Racer. Built 2L big-valve engine, Weber  45s, Panhard, big brakes, oil cooler, close 5th, fire system. Extremely reliable and fast,  needs nothing. $11,500 OBO. Building another race car. Keith, (503) 261-0333,  e-mail: kmartin@sportscarmarket.com (photo Bob Dunsmuir) 63 Corvair Monza convertible. Black/red, white top, 62k miles. Between 3-4 on SCM scale. Own the car that made Ralph Nader famous. $4,750. Atlanta (770) 7516814. (GA) (April) SCM Showcase Gallery lellpill1=1.101111, , ,"Cret ,4411 , c .. .. i. .1:,,,  ‘ ,.._ c " 59 Porsche 356A, S/N 107759, vintage racer. No expense spared in preparation, call or e-mail for media package. Pittsburgh. Duncan Neilson, toll free (888) 9426996. $30,000 E-mail duncan_neilson@hotmail.com . (PA) (April) Birkin. New. Rolling chassis less engine and transmis-  sion. $16,786. Bryant Motors. Sedalia, MO 1-800-886-  2701. www.bryantmotors.com . (MO) (May)  The final solution for: car storage/trailer/race watching/Euro-  US transport. Holds up to 9 cars inside, 50'x13.5'x8'. Roof lifts (hyd) for  breezy shade. Has container crane p/u points. Trainable. Good condi-  Ion. S29,500. Trades. (530) 478-0116. (CA) (April)  1969 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE Convertible. 1 1 9k  miles. Original blue leather, new Haartz cloth top, Nardi  wheel, power windows, A/C, floor automatic. Runs dreamy.  $30,000. (81 5) 455-3112. haha@core.com (IL) (June)  1966 Sunbeam Tiger. 65k miles. Fanatically owned since 1988. Supertrapps, Panasports, Konis, Hardtop. All original parts included. Rust free and straight. SHE SCREWS! $22,000. (815) 455-3112. haha@core.com . (IL) (June)


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1,000 Collector Cars Expected tOth Amilversa Celekratiof 0 fr.3 NOT. IAN mAlik Kruse Auction Park • Auburn, Indiana ING * • Selling Entire Collections • Muscle Cars & Classics • Antique Trucks & Cars • Exotics & Sports • Custom & Race Cars • Special Interest • Collectibles • Motorcycles & Motorcoaches • CycleFest 2001 held on site  Saturday May 5th Yeaik MCI • Commercial Vendors, Food Court & More! Cowsigif Now, iii e a .COM Official Sponsor: PONTIAC DRIVING EXCITEMENT c.;z,y,111110,90 1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Fastback V 8, automatic - Log onto oliww.kru FOR FREE COLOR BROCHURES AND MO ?%S PI 41.0 ON Pi —Z11.411 P.O. Box 190 • Auburn, In 46706 Auctioneer Dean V Kruse, IN Li:. #AU01000027 AUBURN-CORD-DUESANIEN 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix Custom V-6. This is not a replica, but the Official Pace car of Fontana, California on May 2nd, 1999 in which Jeff Gordon led 86 of the final 87 laps. Dear Collector Car Enthusiast: to be a part of our 10th anniversary celebrating the Auburn Spring Motorfair event, featuring one of the world's largest collector car auctions, swap meet, and car corral, totalling more than 1,000 outstanding vehicles. On May 4, 5 & 6,2001 this powerful event will be held at the Kruse Auction Park, where more collector cars are sold at auction than at any other facility in the world. The 480 Acre Kruse Park offers over 60 acres paved with 150,000 square feet under roof. Be a part of the fastest growing collector car auction in the world. We Invite You 1992 Dodge/Straman Stealth Convertible 1973 Baldwin-Motion Phase Ill Chevelle SS 427 If you consign early, you can enjoy the benefits of our international catalogue distributed to targeted segments of the world's largest list of car collectors, investors, and museums maintained by any auction organization - more than 420,000 automobile enthusiasts across the globe. Additionally, automobiles consigned to Auburn Spring Motorfair 2001 are marketed in our advertisements and promotions in major automobile publications, and national newspapers reaching literally millions of automobile enthusiasts. All of the additional exposure is FREE with your collector car marketing fee. We look forward to seeing you in Auburn, Indiana during our beautiful Springtime Collector Car Auction. Sincerely, Dean V. Kruse for auction updates! OUR  OLD CAR nadajo'des'ft SPONSORS F-,--TRADER A1BNA iii-al-11-8?-f-a1 800-533-9911


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RM AUCTIONS, INC 1 1 1 riterey t SPORTS CAR AUCTION AUGUST 18 & 19, 2001 A SELECTION OF LAST YEARS HIGHLIGHTS 1964 Cobra Daytona Coupe Sold for $4,400,000 1955 Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing  Sold for $319,000  - 1966 Shelby GT350 Mustang Convertible  Sold for $203,500  1951 Ferrari 340 America Competition Spyder Sold for $594,000 CONSIGNMENT & MARKET EVALUATIONS: David Gooding, President & CEO (866) 762-8284 david@rmauctions.com Jack Boxstrom (613) 476-9132 jack@rmauctions.com Mike Fairbairn (800) 211-4371 mike@rmauctions.com Ian Kelleher (866) 762-8284 ian@rmauctions.com Rob Myers (800) 211-4371 rob@rmauctions.com Dennis Nicotra (203) 397-0734 dennis@rmauctions.com Dan Warrener (800) 211-4371 dan@rmauctions.com CATALOG REQUESTS, BIDDER REGISTRATION & SALES INFORMATION: 1 . 800 . 211 .4371 9300 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 550, Beverly Hills CA, 90212 tel: (310) 246-9880 fax: (310) 246-9744 PASSPORT Greenwich lime or-OP' CARMEL ISY ENE REA DAIMLER CHRYSLER CR  MEM 111LiGERW' LEFTBID.COITI bid live online!