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MUSCLE CAR PRICE GUIDE • THE IRS AND YOUR COLLECTOR CAR SKeith Martin's t s Car The Insider's Guide to Collecting Classic, Antique, Sports & Muscle Cars IMV LSOWS HOPROD •••■■■■■••■•••■■■••,...,■.-..- A GOOD DEAL AT $192,000 KEN GROSS TELLS WHY 7 4 FERRARI BAD BOYS: F40, F50, ENZO 151 COLLECTOR CARS RATED GUIDE TO SCOTTSDALE AUCTIONS BMW Z3: AFFORDABLE FUN 0 71486 01003 $6.95US $9.95CAN 1  11  1 FEBRUARY 2004 0 2>


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MOTOR CAR COMP ANY M 0 LI NVWW.S1j11111011C1nOtOrS.COIll ' 111 -rent I nycniorq • 1966 AC Cobra 427 • 1937 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B • 1998 BMW V12 LMP • 1965 Ferrari 250GT SWB • 1968 Ferrari 330 GTC • 2001 G- Force F-3000 • 2003 Dodge Viper Comp. Coupe • 1950 Jaguar XK 120 Roadster • 1993 Jaguar XJ220 • 1946 Maserati 4CL-1500 • 1992 Nissan 300ZX GTP • 1978 Porsche 935 K3 • 1985 Porsche 962 Factory "Rothmans" • 1987 Porsche 959 • 1989 Porsche 962 Street Comp. • 2000 Porsche 996 GT3-R 1985 Porsche 962C "Rothmans" during the 1986 24 Heures du Mans. 7440 La Jolla Blvd. — La Jolla, CA 92037 — (858) 454-1800 — fax (858) 454-1890


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The Modena Cento Ore Classic, a premier event on the hard-core European touring circuit. Anthony Pozner's report begins on p. 28. 151 COLLECTOR CARS RATED BY OUR EXPERTS 64 H&H Classic Auctions, Buxton, UK Steely-eyed analyst Hudson-Evans looks at some very odd stuff. 70 Bonhams, Norburgring, DE 74  Simon Kidston rakes in $2m by selling race cars and an Amphicar. Silver Auctions, Portland, OR Oregonians prefer Gore-Tex to mink and Chevys to Ferraris, according to our man David Slama. 80 Mecum Auctioneers, St. Charles, IL Muscle was the name of the game at Silver's Portland auction. 88  Mark McGwire couldn't have hit as many home runs in two days as Dana did. Dan Grunwald reports. Palm Springs Auctions, Palm Springs, CA Reporter Carl Bomstead goes to McCormick's sale and almost buys a custom Mazda pickup. At the last minute, sanity prevails. PROFILES 38 2000 360 Modena Coupe - Steve Ahlgrim Value-wise, getting a little long in the tooth. 44  1948 MG IC Roadster "Supercharged" - David Kinney An older restoration, but with plenty of life left. 48  1932 Alfa 8C 2300 Corto Corsa - David Brownell A well-documented pile of bits, still brings nearly $900k. 50  52  Once traded straight across for a VW, Alfa fiC now a valuable piece. Cover photographs: '32 Ford courtesy of Bonhams & Butterfields ; '02 Ferrari Enzo courtesy of Ferrari 4  1962 Citroen 2CV 4x4 Sahara - Paul Duchene Two engines, two gearboxes, two ignition keys. How French. 1963 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Roadster - Alex Finigan He's not a big fan of 190SLs, but he liked this one. 56  1932 Ford "Ricky Nelson Roadster" - Ken Gross The real thing in a sea of replicas, and why it's worth $192k. 60  1981 Lola 1600 - Thor Thorsen A weapons-grade collectible. Sports Car Market


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Bonham Et BUTTERFIELDS INCORPORATING BROOKS AUCTIONEERS Brookline An Important Sale of Collectors' Motor Cars, Motorcycles and Automobilia May 1, 2004 Larz Anderson Auto Museum Brookline MA, USA Consignments Now Invited To consign your motor car, motorcycle or automobilia for this sale, please contact one of the following specialist: Mark Osborne (415) 391 4000, mark.osborne@bonhams.com Andrew Reilly (415) 503 3285, andrew.reilly@bonhams.com Malcolm Barber (415) 503 3203, malcolm.barber@bonhams.com Jonathan Stein (610) 779 9710, jonathan.stein@bonhams.com Tom Black (503) 239 0227, tom.black@bonhams.com Michael Fisher (305) 705 0531, michael.fisher@bonhams.com Toby Wilson 011 44 20 7313 3147, toby.wilson@bonhams.com (automobilia) Mike FitzSimons (203) 622 6093, bonhams@fiteng.com (motorcycles) Evan Ide (617) 522 6547, ide@mot.org, Curator, Larz Anderson Auto Museum USA Bonhams & Butter-fields 220 San Bruno Avenue San Francisco, California 94103 +1 (415)391 4000 IA 1 c1 '201 A (mil f.v UK Bonhams Montpelier Street London SW7 1HH +44 (0)20 7393 3900 .LAZI (n)  TRCI 'ROnc, faY Europe Bonhams 10 Rue Blavignac 1227 Carouge-Geneva Switzerland +41 (0) 22 300 3160 I  I  I 10 2004, Bonhams & Butter-fields. All rights reserved. Bond No. 40010536. Pictured . 1 1905 white Type D Canopy-Top touring car 2 1924 Hispano-Suiza H6C short-chassis roadster 3 1909 Stanley Steamer 20hp Model R Motor Cars from the Edwin C Jameson Collection sold at the Museum of Transportation in 2003.


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,r7ir "The ex-King Farouk custom Cadillac Eldorado, a Chicago pimp's dream car, seemed oddly out of place in Germany." SCM's review of the Bonhams NOrburgring auction begins on p. 70. COLUMNS 8 Shifting Gears Keith Martin 1 0 The Inside Line / Crossing The Block Cindy Banzer 18 Affordable Classic: 1996-98 BMW Z3 1.9-Liter Mont Anne Peterson 20 Legal Files: The IRS and Your Collector Car John Draneas 22 Collecting Thoughts: The Gullwing in the Ditch Myron M. Reichert 40 Sheehan Speaks: Bad Boys: F40, F50, and Enzo Michael Sheehan 54 Porsche Gesprach: Price Guides and the Real World Jim Schrager 102 Motobilia: Big Bid For Badges Carl Bomstead 103 Bike Buys: 1960-66 BMW R27 Paul Duchene 11 2 eWatch: $2,707 For A Collectible You Can Sit On Carl Bomstead Artist Dan McCrary's vision of the Rapid Transit Express FEATURES & DEPARTMENTS 12 Auction Calendar 14 You Write, We Read 24 Radnor Hunt Concours 26 Gauthier Classic 28 Modena Cento Ore 32 Scottsdale Auctions Preview 51 Mystery Photo 95 Fresh Meat-DB7, Gallardo, CL55 96 Price Guide-American Muscle 100 Featured Artist-Dan McCrary 104 Glovebox Notes-vw Phaeton, Acura 3.5TL 104 Neat Stuff 106 20 Year Picture—Merak, DeLorean, Dino 106 Mystery Photo Answers 107 Comments With Your Renewals CLASSIFIEDS 16 Display Advertisers Index 42 Ferrari 46 English 49 Alfa Romeo 51 Etceterini 55 German 58 American 61 Vintage Race Cars TZ-2 at the Radnor Hunt Concours 6 108 Showcase Gallery 110 Resource Directory Sports Car Market ora. 41," 4. • - Ap• Exclusive to SCM: The Complete Insider's Guide to the Scottsdale Auctions


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Shifting Gears / Keith Martin His 'n' Hers Ferraris The past few months have been a collector-car dry spell for us, as we've focused on growing the magazine. In August, as SCM faithful are aware, we embarked on a massive newsstand campaign. Plus, responding to your requests, we've expanded our coverage of concours, tours and readers' collections, while refining our profiles and trademark auction reports. T Our circulation is now over 50,000 per month, making us, size-wise, one of the two largest publications in the collector car niche. For those of you who have been with us since our origin 16 years ago as the mimeographed eight-page Alfa Romeo Market Letter, we hope you've enjoyed the ride. We certainly appreciate your continued support. If you've joined recently, welcome aboard. You can expect to see ever more features in the future, plus a whole host of other exciting stuff. We take great delight here at SCM in coming up with new ideas for what is really your magazine, to help us all enjoy the collector car hobby more fully. But back to the garage. THE TWO-SMOKE SAAB For awhile, there was nothing but good stuff passing under our portals. A Lancia Flaminia Zagato, a Healey BJ7, a Ferrari 330 America, a Lotus M-100 Elan, an Isetta and an early 911 were all part of the SCM fleet, albeit in serial fashion. But recently, our cars have become a kind of motley crew. Setting aside the metallic green 1976 Pacer that Cindy bought me as a surprise Christmas present in 2002 ("What have I done wrong," I wondered), our downwards slide into automotive mediocrity, if not absurdity, began with a 1966 two-stroke Saab 96. SCM legal analyst John Draneas and I plucked it out of a ghost town in Montana, and drove it home to Portland. Or more correctly, drove towards home and got just past Spokane before the motor puked. he Martin-Battier garage is about to get more interesting. It appears that Cindy Banzer, my wife and SCM Executive Editor, has found her blue 308 GTS, and I'm back in the hunt for a GTC/4. $12,500, and the $2,000 we "lost" seems like a reasonable cost for the pleasure we got from the car. If you'd like to own ex-SCM collector car, we've put a new motor in the Saab and it's smokin' away just like when new. It will be making an appearance on eBay in the near future; sadly, neither Barrett-Jackson, RM, Christie's, Bonhams, Mecum, Silver, Russo and Steele, Artcurial or McCormick were excited about having it as a headliner. MAKE ROOM FOR THE HORSIES An East Coast SCM'er has been talking with Cindy about his blue 1980 308 GTS, and it appears a deal will be closed by the time you read this. As our garage will be pretty full by the time her 308 arrives, I asked Cindy if she was thinking that we might sell her trusty 1978 Alfa Spider, that we've owned for nearly twenty years, to make room for the Ferrari. "Of course not," she replied. "We'll just have to punch out the back wall of the garage and make room for more cars." Yet another reason to love her. And now it's my turn. I miss having a vintage Ferrari in the garage. The year we spent with our '83 Mondial QV Cabriolet was terrific, but there's nothing that can match the sound of a V12 being fed through multiple Weber carburetors. (Of course, we've also learned that short of off-shore power boat racing or flying a private jet, there's also nothing that can match the cost of a V12 with serious needs.) Cindy's found one like this. A Daytona has its appeal, but the lack of back seats continues to be an issue. It's great fun to take our daughter with us, and at least for the next few years (until she gets her own license and car—she thought the Corvette might be a nice starter car for a 16-year-old), it's 2+2s for us. Some months back I asked SCM'ers who had GTC/4s for sale to forward me the information, and I received quite a bit of stuff. Thank you. Our '73 VW Thing is a terrific beach car, and Alexandra, our twelve-year-old daughter, learned to drive in it last summer. But it's hardly a piece that gives you bragging rights at Pebble. The trusty SCM '92 Corvette LT-1 six-speed was perfect for the 7,000-mile roundtrip that good friend Bill Woodard and I made up the Alcan Highway to Anchorage and back this summer. But it really taught us everything it could and has now gone off to an SCM'er in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The Corvette was the newest car we've owned, and the most reasonable in terms of maintenance costs. By the time we had repaired the pricey adjustable suspension, replaced the clutch and thrown a new set of tires on it, our total investment was about $14,500. The sale price was And this is what I'm looking for But the timing wasn't right then to pull the trigger, and now it is. You know what I'm looking for: something decent but not concours, fully serviced, with no bad stories or gotchas. I'd like to be able to fly to wherever it is and drive it home without getting friendly with a flat-bed driver. If you've got something that you think fits the bill, please e-mail me at kmartin@ sportscarmarket.com, send mail to 6833 SE Pine Court, Portland, OR 97215, or call me directly at 503.261.0333. Does this mean we're not looking for anything else of interest? Of course not. It's time to have a decent Series I E-type coupe, a good Maserati 3500 GT has some appeal, I miss the '69 383 4-speed Roadrunner I had a few years back, and I've even developed a hankering for a Pinzgauer to keep at our mountain cabin. Just like you, I'm always looking for another. The C/4 just happens to be at the top of today's list.• 8  Sports Car Market


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NE* ,,,coloti Highway 192 at Old Town-Kissimmee/Orlando, Florida Auction held during the 26th Annual NCRS Winter Meet - SPECIAL SATURDAY AUCTION SEGMENT TO FEATURE OVER 100 CORVETTES 1114116 , -71‘. All Collector Cars Are Welcome 300 CARS Are Expected [Enter your car early for prime selling position] COLLECTOR CAR AUCTIONEERS MECUM /AMA AMERICA. $640,000  815 -568-8888 www.mecumauction.com Mecum Collector Car Auctioneers • 950 Greenlee • Marengo, IL 60152 $150,000  r earn" ows orvettes $240,000 NOTABLE CORVETTE SALES IN 2003 *These prices include buyer's premium paid to auction company. $256,000  $160,000 Feature Car 1962 Corvette Fuel Injection Big Brake Bloomington Gold Certified


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The Inside Line / Cindy Banzer News  Please send upcoming news, event or auction information to insideline@sportscarmarketcom. scm Happenings ✓ Editor Martin has been asked to join the team of Edward Herrmann and Paul Woudenberg as an emcee at the Concours d'Elegance at Pebble Beach. Martin, along with event chair Glen Mounger, will be interviewing entrants and asking them about their cars throughout the morning. "I'm honored to be a part of this prestigious event, and look forward to hearing the owners explain how and where they found their cars, and what the restoration process of each entailed," said Martin. www.pebblebeachconcours.net . (CA) ✓ All SCM'ers are invited to join Keith Martin and Cindy Banzer at an informal reception in Paris, at Retromobile (www.retromobile.fr). On opening night, Fri- of Gooding & Company, which will offer an array of services including sales and brokerage, authentication, appraisal, and collection planning and consultation. They are based in Santa Monica, CA. Formerly the President and CEO of RM Auctions and the head of Christie's Inernational Motor Cars, Gooding is a thirdgeneration car collector. 310.899.1960, e-mail: davidgoodingco@msn.com. v Art Like a Wheel opened on 11/28/03 in the coastal city of Florence, OR. The gallery specializes in artistic renderings of all things automotive: classic and racing cars, exotic cars, motorcycles and more. Greg and Rosie Hill: 541.902.9636; sidchassis@oregonfast.net . ✓ The Royal Automobile Mu- v David Gooding announced the opening seum, Amman, Jordan, has launched www.royalautomuseum.jo, a Web site for the first public automotive museum in the Events  Arab region. +962.6.541.1392; e-mail: info@royalautomuseum.jo. (Jordan) V Former President and CEO of MercedesBenz USA, Michael J. Jackson, now Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Auto Nation Inc. and SCMreader, is the Automotive Hall of Fame's 2003 Industry Leader of the year. v SCM'ers Sue Halton Findlay and Ted Halton of The Halton Company hosted the #22 NASCAR race car at their Caterpillar dealership this past October. Caterpillar sponsored the Bill Davis Racing Dodge, driven by Scott Wimmer, to promote its new engine technology for heavy equipment. Portland (OR) ~~P & J Products have a new design for their car skates, providing additional tire clearance. $130/set of four skates (+S&H); $120/set for two sets or more (+S&H). Contact: Peter Dawson; 248.647.1879, pmdawson@msn.com . Birmingham (MI) ✓ The 13th Annual Palm Beach Cavallino Classic, 1/20/04-1/25/04, will be held at The Breakers Hotel, a six-day convention for Ferrari owners and enthusiasts, including a two-day track meet, a tour and the Concorso d'Eleganza. www.cavallino.com (FL). ✓ Entries for the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este 2004, 4/23/04-4/25/04, must be received by 1/31/04. The prestigious event, held at the Villa d'Este, Cemobbio, Lake Como, Italy, will select 50 classic cars and 15 concept cars to participate.  Paul  Goodies for everyone at Retromobile. day, 2/13/04, at 5:00 p.m, we'll gather at Cafe a le Jambon at the back of the hall for wine and snacks sponsored by Ed Fallon and Akira Takei of Cave Creek Classics. www.cavecreekclassics.com. Martin and Banzer will also be attending the Christie's auction Saturday evening. ✓ Sign up now for the SCM Insider's Seminars, 3/12/04 at the RM Auction at Amelia Island, FL, and 3/19/04-3/20/04 at the Barrett-Jackson Florida auction. Contact David Slama: 503.261.0555 x206; davidslama @sportscannarket.com . (OR) v The Second SCM Car Collector's Tour to Goodwood, England, 8/30/04-9/8/04, includes the Revival Historic Races. Keith Martin and Cindy Banzer have joined with Steve Austin's Great Vacations to present visits to new car factories, attendance at the Bonhams Goodwood auction, along with stops at museums and narrated English countryside tours. See page 105. Brochure: 800.452.8434; e-mail: steveaustin@canby.com. (OR) 10  phone:  Ramseier, +41. Urs 52.394.2828; fax: 41 52 394 38 29; e-mail: urs.paul.r amseier@bluewi n. ch. (SWITZERLAND) V The Classic Sports Racing Group honors condition with original equipment are needed for this event. Vehicle must be tuirestored with paint, interior and drivetrain factory installed or applied. Vehicles repainted or rebuilt do not qualify. Call 717.243.7855 x122, www.carsatcarlisle.com . (PA) ✓ The former Monterey International Automobilia Expo, now called Automobilia Monterey 2004, will feature an expanded international mix of vendors featuring original vintage posters, photographs, medallions, hood  literature and books. 8/10/04-8/12/04  ornaments, at Editor Martin in his Giulietta, circa 1991. the Alfa Romeo Giulietta at its vintage race weekend, 5/7/04-5/9/04, to be held at Thunderhill Park, north of the Bay Area. CSRG is the oldest vintage racing organization on the West Coast. The event also features Historic Formula Ones and Formula Juniors. For more information, visit the CSRG web site after 1/1/ 04, wwvv.csrgracing.org , or call 925.736.2823. Danville (CA). ✓ Carlisle Events features a new display at the Carlisle All-GM Nationals, 6/18/04-6/ 20/04. Low original-mileage vehicles in good the Embassy Suites, Monterey, CA. E-mail: singer356@aolcom. V The Serrano Country Club is the site for the Concours at Serrano, 10/2/04, chaired by SCM'ers George Potiris and Brian Moore. Fea- tured marques are Rolls-Royce, celebrating its 100th year, and the 50th anniversary of the Ford Thunderbird. 916.531.4136, 916.635.2445; e-mail: gpgeorge@jps.net or bdmrestorations@cs.com . Sacramento (CA) • Rallye Monterey, a luxury and performance event to be held 10/24-29/04 at the Bernardus Lodge, in Carmel Valley, CA, is limited to 40 exceptional pre-'67 cars. Participation in the Skip Barber Race School is optional. Contact: Everett Anton Singer, singer356@aol.com .• Sports Car Market


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Crossing The Block PREView v A 1955 Thunderbird convertible is one of over 500 cars expected at Silver's Fort McDowell Arizona auction, to be held January 16-19 at the Fort McDowell Casino. 800.255.4485, vvww.silverauctions.com. (WA) v Christie's will present "Model Racing Cars, Aero and other Engines from the Collection of the Late Miguel de Rancougne" on 1/20/04, in South Kensington, UK. Among Miniscule Bugatti for garage-challenged fanatics. fered at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Classic Car Auction on 1/21-25/04. Among the hot rods, muscle, classic and sports cars are a '69 Corvette L-88, a '68 Shelby GT 500KR convertible and a '36 Cord 810 roadster. 480.421.6694, www.barrett-jackson.com . (AZ) v RM's Vintage Motorcars at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, AZ on 1/23/04 is a high-end catalog auction. Offerings include the miniature marvels to be presented is a 35 cm long aluminum and steel model of a Bugatti Type 35, complete with a two-cylinder engine and leaf-spring front suspension. 212.492.5485, www.christies.com . (NY) v Over 300 No Reserve cars will be of- www.christies.com. (FR) ✓ Kruse will hold two auctions on the weekend of 2/26-29/04; Oklahoma City, OK, and the 32nd Annual Atlantic City, NJ, Vintage Car Auction. v Enjoy the new, user-firendly site, a $7m parking structure, of Keith McCormick's 36th annual Palm Springs Collector Car Auction, pkantor@christies.com , wwvv.classic-carauction.com (CA) 2/28-29/2004. 760.320.3290, dreds of other collector cars. 815.568.8888, www.mecumauction.com (IL) ✓ Kruse International's 33rd annual Collector Car Auction will be held from 1/28/04-2/1/04 in Scottsdale, AZ. Featured will be a Signature Series '03 Chevrolet SSR, '65 Cobra Daytona coupe CSX 2608 and the '64 Dodge "Little Red Wagon. 800.968.4444, www.lcruse.com (AZ) v A '68 Shelby GT 350 Convertible and a 2001 BMW Z-8 convertible will be featured among the 400 classic, sports and muscle cars expected at RM's Collector Car Auction on 2/6-8/04 at the newly renovated Royal Palm Polo Grounds in Boca Raton, FL. 954.566.2209, www.rmauctions.com . ✓ The Christie's Paris auction on 2/14/04 will include a '35 Bugatti Type 55 Super Sport, and the '71 Sebring 12-hr winning '68 Porsche 917K. Philip Kantor, +32.476.879.471,  Auction will be held 4/23-25/04 at their new, improved factility at Chateau on the Lake in Branson, MO. The Fall Branson auction saw more than $2.4m in cars hammered sold. 800.335.3063, www.bransonauction.com . ' The Spectrum Auction Company and the City of Palm Springs present the 10th Annual Palm Springs Car Classic on 4/2-4/04. In addition to the auction, there will be a cruisein and Concours d' Elegance. 818.999.0832, www.palmspringscarclassic.com . (CA) v Bonhams & Butterfields is currently inviting consignments for its 5/1/04 Brookline, MA auction. Mark Osborne, 415.391.4000, mark.osbonie@bonhams.com . (CA). land, FL is the place to be on 3/13/04, for RM Auctions Vintage Motor Cars sale. Cars being presented include a '67 Ferrari 330 GTC, and a '63 Watson/McCluskey Indy Roadster. Notable sales last year included a 1963 Jaguar lightweight E-type competition that brought $1,375,000 and a 1960 Maserati 5000 GT that went for $495,000. 519.352.4575, wwvvxmauctions.com. (FL) ✓ The Spring Branson Collector Car V Building on the success of its inaugural East Coast auction last year, Barrett-Jackson is presenting the Second Annual Palm Beach Collector Car Auction, 3/18-21/04, at the South Florida Expo Center. (FL) ✓ The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Amelia Is- Calendar  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 Email auction info to: insideline@ sportscarmarketcom. JANUARY Florida — January 2-4 KRUSE — Ft. Lauderdale Arizona — January 16-19 SILVER — Fort McDowell 1966 Corvette "Thumper" offered by RM Arizona. a '67 Ferrari Tipo 166 Formula Two race car, a '59 Jaguar XK 150S roadster, and a numbers-matching '69 Dodge Charger Hemi. 800.211.4371, www.rmauctions.com . (AZ) v Russo and Steele's Scottdsale auction, 1/23-24/04, will feature an award-winning '67 Ferrari 330 GTS and Tony Stewart's Home Depot Rookie Winston Cup Car. 480.517.4005, www.russoandsteele.com. (AZ) v The Mecum 2004 Winter Classic on 1/23-24/04 in Kissimmee, FL will feature a 100 Corvette auction segment, in addition to hun- 12  England — January 20 CHRISTIE'S — South Kensington Arizona — January 23 RM AUCTIONS — Phoenix Arizona — January 23-24 RUSSO AND STEELE — Scottsdale Arizona —January 21-25 BARRETT-JACKSON — Scottsdale Florida — January 23-24 MECUM —Fort Kissimmee Arizona — January 28February 2 KRUSE — Scottsdale FEBRUARY Florida — February 6-8 RM AUCTIONS — Boca Raton Washington — Februrary 7-8 SILVER — Puyallup France — February 14 CHRISTIE'S — Paris England — February 21 H&H - Stoneleigh Oklahoma — February 26-29 KRUSE — Oklahoma City New Jersey — February 26-29 KRUSE —Atlantic City California — February 28-29 MCCORMICK'S — Palm Springs MARCH Florida — March 13 RM AUCTIONS — Amelia Island Sports Car Market Florida — March 18-21 BARRETT-JACKSON — Palm Beach Florida — March 27-28 KRUSE — Fort Myers England — March 29 CHRISTIE'S — London APRIL Ontario — April 2-4 RM — Toronto California —April 2-4 SPECTRUM — Palm Springs Arkansas —April 3-4 KRUSE — Hot Springs England — April 6-7 H&H — Buxton, Derbyshire Michigan —April 23-25 RM — Novi Missouri —April 23-25 BRANSON — Branson•


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You Write, We Read All letters are subject to ed'ting. Please address correspondence to SCM, PO Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. Fax 503.253.2234, e-mail: youwrite@sportscarmarket.com A GOOD SOUL, A TRAGIC LIFE Dear SCM: In response to the December 2003 edition, page 65, the report by Dave Brownell on the Porsche 911 SC racing car and his reference to "John Paul, Jr., before his drug and murder charges," I offer the following comments. In 1985, John Paul, Jr. pleaded guilty to federal racketeering charges and was sent to federal prison for some 18 months. Gears, Nov. 2003). Stop beating up on the poor 400i. You drive what you want because it is what you want and so do I. I love your mug, but please keep your personal opinions out of it In April 1983, John Paul, Sr., his father, shot and wounded a man he suspected would testify to federal prosecutors about his drug smuggling activities. Eventually, John Sr. pleaded guilty to attempted murder, and then smuggling, tax evasion, and passport fraud. He was released on parole in 1999. No defense is merited for John Paul Jr.'s transgressions, or those of his father for that matter, but I feel Mr. Brownell's unintentional malignment of Paul Jr. especially deserved some correction. I met Paul Jr. on several occasions at Indy, Lime Rock, etc., in the late 1980s and early '90s when he was resurrecting his driving career in CART and sports car circles. When not behind the wheel during Indy race week and qualifying, he invariably could be found on pit lane coaching and encouraging rookies toward their success. He was and presumably still is a gentleman racer who thrilled his fans as late as 1998 when he won the IRL's Lone Star 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. —John S. Patterson, Cincinnati, OH John, thank you for your corrections and perspective. We live in a society where those who have done their time have, presumably, paid their price and are thus free to go on with their lives. At the same time, our past always follows us. The downfall of John Paul Jr is one of the personal tragedies of the motorsports world, a situation where a young man of exceptional talent went to the dark side, to the ruin of both his personal life and his career — ED. 14  JUST THE FACTS, PLEASE Keith - Yes, I crave your mag, but I must bitch about your personal attacks on cars that you do not favor. Give the facts! Just because you do not care for the styling or performance or something else is not what you are reporting on. That's your personal opinion and that should not become gospel for SCM. I do not care what you drive or what color it is. I do not care about how you view a certain car (i.e., 400i, 348, 928, Khamsin, etc.), but rather was that particular car at that auction a good example and the bid is where the money really is today. Your personal opinion has caused a certain "kiss of death" to some cars and that is NOT right. You drive what you want because it is what you want and so do I. I love your mag, but please keep your personal opinions out of it. — Mike Giambatista, Syracuse, NY Mike, first of all, we appreciate your continued subscription to the magazine. We view each issue as a kind of extended family dinner where each reader and staff member represents some wing of the family that has its own very strong views about subjects. Our comments in general, and mine in specific, are not meant to indicate whether or not! "like" or "hate" a specific car or model or marque. Rather we try to look at the marketplace, and understand why some cars bring huge prices and others small ones. Hence, the column on Healeys being more valuable than Ferraris (Shifting But while being observational and analytical, we are also cognizant of the fact that over time, many old cars have proven to be kind of stupid in design and/or execution. That doesn't mean we don't love them (Or how else could we have a two-stroke Saab as our staff car? As SCM seems to be the only magazine in the world that doesn't mind saying that 308s can cost you $3,000 - $5,000 every five years, or that Bug Eye Sprites are really only suited for those under four feet tall, we seem to have broken some sacred trust with the collector car world. You know, the world where every car is perfect, and everyone loves everything. Kind of like the way new car magazines are about the products they review. When I'm about to make another ill-advised buying decision (and they all seem to be that way, in one way or another), I want to know everything I can about the ups and downs of owning a specific model, like, for instance, a 928. The fact that you can spend thousands of dollars on its exhaust system or getting its power windows repaired doesn 't mean I'm not interested in the car, it just gives me a little more information to process before I take the inevitable plunge. I'm afraid you 're stuck with our opinionated approach to the collector car market. We firmly believe that, in the end, the highly personal, and hopefully highly informed, opinions of our writers are in fact the most valuable thing we have to offer to our readers. —ED. 944 — NOT AFFORDABLE, MAYBE NOT CLASSIC Dear SCM: This is in reference to David Slama's Affordable Classic article, featuring the Porsche 944, that appeared in the October, 2003 issue on page 21. In 1996 I wrote an article for a southern California chapter of the Porsche Club of America about 944s. At that writing I called the SPORTS CAR MARKET EDITOR & PUBLISHER Keith Martin PRODUCTION MANAGER David Slama GRAPHIC ARTIST Kirsten Onoday SUBSCRIPTIONS MANAGING EDITOR Jeff Sabatini Kristen Hall-Geisler Copy EDITOR Bill Neill SENIOR AUCTION ANALYSTS Dave Brownell Dave Kinney AUCTION ANALYSTS John Apen Chip Baldoni Richard Hudson-Evans B. 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944 the bargain sports car of all time. However, because I've always felt that its inline four-cylinder would have made a better boat anchor than a powerplant, my comments were always accompanied with a caveat. Simply put, a 944 cannot be maintained in your back yard. The 944 will not reward you with scintillating performance if you change its oil, tie up its exhaust system with a coat hangar, or stick bubble gum on a leaky oil seal. 944s are mechanic dependent to the ridiculous. The 944's engine is an "interference" unit, which means if the camshaft stops turning while the engine is running, the pistons and valves will collide. The resultant repair requires cylinder head removal. The timing belt is responsible for keeping the cam and water pump turning. That belt, experience has shown, must be replaced every 30k miles, or five years, whichever comes first. It also must be adjusted 2,500 miles after replacement, and at its first 15K mile service interval. The tool used for belt adjustment costs $500. Granted, '87-'91 models use a spring-loaded timing belt tensioner, but even then one would be foolish to gamble on the belt reaching 45k miles. Okay, what about that water pump? Well, that little guy got real comfortable cruising along for 30k miles, with its drive belt (timing belt) set at spec. Replacement of that belt causes pump trauma, because an unbelievably tight (pre-stretch) setting is used at installation. Often that supertight belt places so much lateral pressure against the water pump pulley it kills the pump. I've seen this happen in only two days, to a pump that turned smoothly and had no trace of coolant seepage when the belt was replaced. Cool. Take the whole mess apart again, and replace the water pump. Hopefully the pump pulley didn't seize, causing the belt to break, or loosen the belt sufficiently to allow the cam to jump time. NOTE: The water pump must be replaced with the timing belt (at an average $1,000 parts and labor for both). In addition to the timing belt nonsense, add the cost of oil leak repairs at the front of the engine February 2014  A distant second to the 911. Often the super-light timing belt places so much lateral pressure against the water pump pulley it kills the pump. I've seen this happen in only two days, to a pump that turned smoothly and had no trace of coolant seepage when the belt was replaced. (the crank pulley and both balance shafts are plagued with periodic leaks from seals and 0rings), and a 944 can surge very close to $2,000 in maintenance every 30K miles. By the way, those balance shafts are almost always mis-timed, making the little four-cylinder engine feel like an anemic cement mixer, aka 924. Another problem area is the oil cooler housing. What a bizarre arrangement. Porsche stuck an aluminum housing on the right side of the engine block and put an oil-cooler inside it, allowing engine coolant to circulate around it. It can leak internally, allowing coolant and oil to mix, damaging the connecting rod bearings before you see the telltale traces of oil in the car's coolant reservoir. Clutch replacement is a major, and expen- sive, project, eight hours labor plus about $900 in parts on nonTurbo models, twelve hours labor plus parts on '86 Turbos and ten hours labor plus parts on '87-'89 Turbos (Turbo parts are approximately $1,000). Motor mounts, also expensive ($600 for the pair including labor), are in at least the fourth redesign, and the oil leaks we've discussed rot out rubber sway bar bushings, steering rack boots and other stuff. The above-mentioned issues do more than scratch the surface, but they don't tell the whole 944 story; there's more. My response to Mr. Slama's article is this: If Porsche had never built the 911, no one today would regard that company as a builder of remarkable cars. The 944 could never have gained the lofty perch occupied by the 911, the world standard by which all sports cars are judged. Without the 911, and its illustrious race history, Porsche may not have even survived the hilarious 924 era. Granted, the 944 has a place on Porsche's family tree, but in my opinion no 944 model has earned a place, 911 or no 911, on the perch reserved for remarkable cars; i.e., the R, the RS, the 934, the 935 and all their beloved little brothers, 38 years of lovable, drivable, reliable street-version sixes.—Peter M. Zimmerman, is the founder of Red Line Service and hands-on owner of that Porsche-only Santa Monica, CA repair shop for 25 years and the author of The Used 911 Story. a garage sale, and picked it up for our friend's pre-teenage boys. They got it assembled and started making it run around the track, the engine smoking and tooting. After about fifteen minutes, they turned to us and said, "Well, okay, that's fun, now what else does it do?" Compared to an Xbox or PlayStation, some of our cherished playthings really don't have much to offer to the today's kids. — ED. AT YOUR SERVICE Dear SCM: I am writing to send you the highest praise I can for your subscription coordinator, Ms. Kristen Hall-Geisler, for her superb response to my recent letter to you. It would be hard to imagine a finer response to a customer's concern. It is respectful, gracious, and contains precisely the information I was seeking. Her letter should be a model for all businesses on how to deal with customers. I have subscribed to your fine publication because I could not find it here on the magazine racks on a regular basis. The only problem with it is that you are refining my tastes in automobiles way beyond the possibilities of my car budget!—Channing Welch, Madison, WI MY LIFE WITH TR6S Subscription coordinator Kristen Hall-Geisler. THE GOLDEN ERA IS TODAY Dear SCM: A comment on the future of car collecting. Growing up in the '60s, I have a fond interest in all things mechanical: airplanes, boats, cars, cameras, firearms, guitars, watches, trains, you name it. My 20-year-old stepson and all his friends have no such interests. I say, enjoy this golden era while we can; it will not be passed on. If you collect coins or stamps, dump 'em.—James Quade, Cumming, GA James, we recently came across an HO-scale train set at Dear SCM: It all started some twentyeight years ago when a friend named Tony stopped by my home with a borrowed yellow 1970s TR6 with the top down. We went for a fun ride through Glendale. In some ways, the ride has never ended, since to this day there is nothing more fun to me than a casual ride in a TR6. I couldn't believe my eyes (or my ears) as I first experienced this car. The combination of power, sounds, handling, and beautiful lines was just right. After a ride in one, nothing else existed. I convinced my brother we must have this car. The next step was our mother Gaby. Our father had died sev- 15


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Best Banc & Co.  Kruse International  Mecum Auctions  Mercedes-Benz USA  Modena Cento Ore Classic  Morgan West  Northwest Maserati  P & J Products  Palm Springs Auctions, Inc  Parish Heacock  Park Place Ltd.  Passport Transport  Premier Financial  Putnam Leasing  Re-Originals  RM Auctions  Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo  RPM Auto Books  Russo and Steele  Schumacher European, Ltd  Silver Auctions  Spectrum Auction Company  Steve Austin's Automobilia  Steve Austin's Great Vacations  Symbolic Motor Cars  Timmco Insurance, Inc.  Vintage K&K Motorcars  Vintage Rallies  Vintage Motors of Sarasota  Zymol  16  49 27 45 74 99 5 42 65 62 87 57 86 113 62 46 103 92 61 51 100 33 2 105 49 92 37 79 116 61 58 55 23 13 71 47 114,115 9 17 29 46 43 58 91 83 21 59 7 11 73 19;39 41 55 85 53 107 67 86 42 3 86 69 75 81 89 eral years before and our mom was proudly struggling to raise us. Our total family savings was probably less than $10,000, but our mother, after facing my intense obsession, gave us permission to buy the car. After some searching, both my brother and I believed we had found a jewel of a used TR6. It was a white 1971, with a factory hard top and in beautiful condition. We purchased it for approximately $3,200 around 1974. All through our difficult college years, (and despite the occasional repairs) the TR6 provided me with a deep sense of satisfaction. Now looking back, I must have thought I was a race car driver and that the west bound 134 freeway from Pasadena City College to Glendale was my racetrack, or the trails around Griffith Park were for my private enjoyment. I remember asking my mechanic friend Albert to tinker with the car since I couldn't get it past 110 miles per hour on the downhill 134 freeway even though the tachometer was not yet at redline, (thanks to a marvelous electric overdrive). During one of the many summer trips to the beach, I met Julia, who would become my only steady girlfriend and wife of 24 years. Some years later, a deep sense of urgency came upon us to save money in order to buy a house and raise a family. At the same time, the TR6, with over 130,000 hard driven miles, was breaking more often than I could afford to fix it. To top TR6 fanatic Manzur, circa 1974 and today. this off, some fool ran a red light and hit my car in the passenger door. The insurance company for the assassin, which could not figure out why I was not claiming injuries, etc., offered to fix and paint the complete car. As the thought of a freshly-painted TR6 was so tempting that I was sure I would never be able to sell it, I painted the car resale red. It promptly sold for $2,900, to a fireman who had always wanted one. I took my proceeds and purchased a new 1979 Honda Civic for $3,700. We were on our way to a period of combined reliability, sacrifice, thriftiness and motoring boredom. To think of all those hot days in that Civic with its black vinyl seats and no air conditioning makes the thinning hairs on the top of my head curl! Some eight years later, with a house and two small children, and while vacationing in Lake Tahoe, I was reading the classified section of the newspaper while pretending to listen to my wife complain about being bored in Tahoe and wanting to drive to Reno. I spotted a 1976 TR6 for sale in Reno, NV. "Let's go to Reno; it is a great idea!" I said to her. Within several weeks, the car was in my garage and my TR6 smile was back. Fourteen years later, despite having owned several expensive cars, the TR6 is still very special to me. It just went through a complete going over, including an engine rebuild, expensive paint job, leather upholstery and a number of other goodies. After all these years, and three kids later, the TR6 still goes for that occasional fun ride. "Is that a Mercedes or a BMW?" says one kid to my ten-year-old daughter... "That is a Triumph, silly! Don't you know anything?"—Salvador S. Manzur, Claremont, CA ERRATA As many astute SCM readers have pointed out, the Ferrari 275 GTB identified on pg. 32 of the January issue as a shortnose was actually a long-nose car. It is S/N 8233, an alloy bodied, two-cam, six-carb, owned by Barrett-Jackson when last seen at the 2003 Barrett-Jackson auction. SCM regrets the error. In last month's article, "Arias and Automobiles", SCM neglected to mention the name of the conductor, Jeff Amoto, who led the singers in the concert.• Sports Car Market I couldn't believe my eyes (or my ears) as I first experienced this car. The combination of power, sounds, handling, and beautiful lines was just right!


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If You Don't Put It in Your Garage, It Might Wind Up in a Museum. The vintage Mercedes-Benz vehicles offered for sale by the Classic Center in Fellbach, Germany, are among the finest you'll find anywhere. They range from lovingly maintained daily drivers to frame-off restorations done by factory-trained craftsmen using authentic build sheets and genuine Mercedes-Benz parts. And while it's true that many of these cars are worthy of being displayed in museums, they'd be much happier if they found new homes in the garages of individual enthusiasts. We have a hunch you feel the same way. To review the superb vehicles currently available, and to find out how you can purchase one, please call us at 866-MBCLASSIC (622-5277). Passion. Unlike any other. ©2003 Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. A DaimlerChrysler Company, Brand Event Marketing


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Affordable Classic 1996-98 BMW Z3 1.9-liter The Z3 is a Teutonic E-type: long in front, short in back, with muscular curves and a low stance _ T he Z3 was introduced to the public in Goldeneye, the popular 1995 James Bond film that began Pierce Brosnan's run as 007. As BMW's first pure sports car in almost forty years, it was not surprising when the two-seater sold out its first year's production run by late spring. There was plenty to be excited about, even if your Z3 didn't come Q-equipped with Stinger missiles and a parachute. At the outset the Z3 was available only with a 138-hp, 1.9-liter inline four, the familiar four-cylinder unit from BMW's 3-series, but revised to offer more displacement for better low-end torque. With a 0-60 mph time of just over eight seconds and an electronically limited top speed of 116 miles per hour, the first Z3s were competitive with the standardbearer in the roadster category, Mazda's highly successful Miata. But the BMW roadster offered a higher-grade interior, more masculine looks, and one thing that can't be found on any Mazda—the Roundel. In style the Z3 is a Teutonic E-type: long in front, short in back, with muscular curves and a low stance. Though its lines aren't as directly lifted from the legendary 507 as the later Z8's were, the Z3 still captures the spirit of its predecessor. However, it is fitted with all the typical late-model features you'd expect: dual airbags, anti-lock disc brakes, and from 1997 on, standard traction control. With a curb weight of less than 2,700 pounds, the Z3 offers spirited acceleration when paired with the standard five-speed manual transmission. The optional automatic is another story entirely—too sluggish for a sports car. For packaging reasons, the rear-drive Z3 shares the E30 3-series' semi-trailing arm rear suspension rather than the newer E36 "Zaxle" multilink design. This makes the car's tail end easy to kick out, more responsive but less forgiving in a way enthusiasts tend to enjoy—think original M3. Overall, the Z3 is not 18  Its hallmark characteristics of tight BMW build quality and nimble handling continue to make it an excellent car for carving through curving mountain roads wit., h the top down. as nimble as a mid-engined Porsche Boxster and doesn't have the light feel of the Miata, but steers and drives much like a small, open 3-series. Not long after its introduction, larger engines became available. A 189-hp, 2.8-liter inline six was offered in 1997, and BMW introduced the 240-hp, 3.2-liter M roadster variant in 1998. Engine performance continued to improve as BMW bumped the displacement and output of its bread-and-butter sixes for the 3-series line. By the final year of Z3 production in 2002, the M car was making a whopping 315 hp. The performance of the four-cylinder cars is certainly pedestrian by comparison. In fact, BMW discontinued all four-cylinders in the U.S. market in 1999, save for a few hatchback 3-series. In the 1.9-liter Z3's defense, the four-cylinder was a much more appropriate powerplant for it than the nearly 400-poundheavier 3-series, and the 1.9-liter Z3 was better balanced in every way. And on the bright side, this makes four-cylinder Z3s among the most affordable late-model BMWs available, provided you don't mind driving an entry-level sports car. Today, BMW's new Z4 has relegated the Z3 to yesterday's model status. The cars are still depreciating and will continue to do so, but the biggest hit has already been taken. While excellent condition 1.9s can be purchased for around $18,000, and $15,000 for good ones, this figure should fall a few thousand in the next year, then stabilize for the better, low-mileage cars. Four-cylinder Z3s are competing with numerous more powerful examples of their own make and model, so there is no reason to pay top price for anything less than a perfect car. You may have to do some searching to find one, as the four-cylinder models are less common than the sixes. Watch for cloudiness in the plastic rear window—this is endemic and the only true solution is to replace it. It's usually advisable to replace the top at the same time. An aftermarket one will run around $350-$500, or more depending on quality. Installation is complicated and can be expensive. Gloveboxes can rattle (an easy fix), and so may the rear shock mounts if they're worn or improperly installed. They can be made right for about $350. For power seats, if the seat jiggles on its rails, the electric adjustment mechanism may be bad. Figure $650 for the dealer to fix it, or, if you're handy with tools, $305 for the parts and about 90 minutes of your labor. The 1.9-liter Z3 created a sensation in 1996 and its hallmark characteristics of tight BMW build quality and nimble handling continue to make it an excellent car for carving through curving mountain roads with the top down. Its chances of becoming collectible are slim to non-existent, due to its large production numbers and being overshadowed by larger-engined variants. But it does offer instant and affordable fun, in a well-engineered, reliable package, topped off with a dollop of BMW cachet.—Marit Anne Peterson• DATA Years Produced: 1996-1998 Number Produced: 31,910 Original List Price: $29,995 SO valuation: $15,000 to S20,000 Tune up: $620 Distributor cap: None Chassis #: Driver's side door pillar, right side wheel well arch Engine #: Top center firewall Club: BMW Car Club of America, 640 South Main St., Suite 201, Greenville, SC 29601 Web site: www.bmwcco.org Alternatives: 1994-1998 Mazda Miata, 1998-2002 Mercedes SLK SCM Investment Grade: D Sports Car Market


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Legal Files / John Draneas The IRS and Your Collector Car Maximizing the tax advantages of owning a collector car; Part One A lthough not necessarily their primary objective, most car collectors hope to make money when they resell their cars. When that happens, the Internal Revenue Service stands ready to take its piece of the profits. When a collector car is sold, the difference between the amount realized from the sale and the collector's basis in the car is taxable. The amount realized from the sale is pretty simple to determine. It is the sales price less the expenses of sale—broker commissions, advertising, legal fees, etc. Keeping a good record of your selling expenses is important, as they reduce the amount realized and, therefore, the taxable gain. Some of the expenses easily overlooked include: 1. Appraisal fees incurred to help establish the value of the car. 2. The cost of detailing the car so it will appeal to potential buyers. 3. Expenses for fixing all the little things that you never got around to before, otherwise the buyer could deduct for them. 4. The cost of transporting the car to an auction site, and all of your travel, meal and lodging expenses en route to, at, and returning from the auction. 5. Compensation and expenses of any employees, agents and helpers who assist in the sale. 6. All of these same costs incurred in unsuccessful attempts to sell the car. Basis is the tougher term to understand. Simply put, it is your record of your investment in the car, starting with the acquisition cost. The basis is important to keep track of, as the higher the basis, the lower the gain on the sale. The first place to reduce your taxable exposure is to be thorough about your acquisition costs. Costs incurred in locating and buying the car count. Travel, meal and lodging expenses incurred when traveling to inspect the car, inspection costs, transport fees, etc., all count. You can also tally the costs of checking out the lemons you rejected before finding the car you actually buy. (Although this can turn into a bit of a stretch for those of us who kick tires for years before actually buying a car.) Don't forget, all of your travel, meal and lodging expenses are fair game if you buy a car at an auction. Once you determine your acquisition cost, making improvements to the car—but not repairs—can increase your basis. How do you tell the difference? Generally, it's a matter of degree. The fixes that count as improvements are those that extend the useful life of the car. A full restoration is unquestionably an improvement. Rebuilding or replacing the engine is 20  a 1967 Corvette 427 Stingray that you bought years ago, for which you calculate your basis to be $35,000. It's worth $75,000, so you want to sell it and buy a 1983 Ferrari 512 BBi Boxer worth the same amount. If you sell the 'Vette and pay the tax, you won't have enough money to buy the Ferrari. However, if you trade the Corvette for the Boxer straight up, the gain goes untaxed as a like-kind exchange. Your $35,000 basis transfers over to the Ferrari, and your gain isn't taxed until you sell the new car. All of your travel, meal and lodging expenses are fair game if you buy a car at an auction. also an improvement. But replacing a worn-out clutch is an ordinary repair, not an improvement, even on a Ferrari. Crash repairs are just repairs, not improvements, but repainting a weathered car is an improvement. Repairing a torn seat is a repair, but redoing a worn-out interior is an improvement. One useful exception to the repair-improvement rule is thatfixes that would ordinarily be treated as repairs can add to the basis if they are made immediately upon the purchase of the car For example, say you buy a Shelby Mustang that needs new tires, new brakes, a new clutch, some minor bodywork, a water pump, and a new headlight. All of those fixes would ordinarily be treated as repairs, and would not add to your basis. However, if you put the car right immediately upon purchase, these costs become part of the acquisition cost, and add to your basis in the car. How soon do you have to make the fixes? There is no precise time, but the sooner the better. The longer you own the car, and the more you drive it, the more they will look like repairs in the eyes of the IRS. After determining the amount of your gain on the sale, the next point to consider is how it is treated for tax purposes. Unless the car has been used in your business, it is a capital asset. If you have owned it for a year or longer before selling it, the gain will be treated as a long-term capital gain. This is favorable, as the tax rate on long-term capital gains is lower than on ordinary income like salary and business profits. Under recent changes in the tax law, long-term capital gains are generally taxed at a maximum 15 percent rate. However be aware that if the car is deemed to be a "collectible" by the IRS (a definition which is presently unclear), the maximum rate would be 28 percent. The state tax effect, of course, varies. An attractive way to avoid paying tax is to exchange your car for another. Say you own But what if you can't find a Ferrari owner who wants a Corvette? You can still make an exchange by using an intermediary. To structure a three-way deferred exchange, first find a buyer for the Corvette. But instead of paying you for the car, have the buyer give the money to an intermediary. Then, have the intermediary use the money to buy the Boxer for you. There are three basic requirements that you have to meet to make this work: 1. You have to find the new car within 45 days after the sale of your car. 2. The intermediary has to buy the new car and deliver title to you within 180 days after the sale of your car. 3. You can never have any access to the money. Obviously, the intermediary has to be trustworthy to make this work, and it has to be an independent person, not your spouse or personal lawyer. And if you ever have possession of, or any access to the cash, you have to pay the tax. Many companies serve as intermediaries for like-kind exchanges of real estate—they may also be willing to work on your car exchange. While this example reflects a straight trade, you can also trade up. Say the car you want is a perfectly restored, better-than-new 1963 Jaguar E-type that costs $100,000, so you trade the Corvette and an extra $25,000. The IRS gets zip from you, and your basis in the Jaguar becomes $60,000—the $35,000 basis in the Corvette plus the additional cash. But if you trade down, you pay Uncle Sam. Say the replacement for the Stingray is a 1986 Testarossa that costs $60,000, so you get the Ferrari and $15,000 in "change." The $15,000 of cash received is taxable and your basis in the Testarossa becomes $50,000—the $35,000 basis in the Corvette plus the $15,000 gain that was taxed. As mentioned above, a key to all of this is keeping meticulous records of your expenditures. Whenever I buy a car, I immediately set up a folder for it that I throw all receipts and paperwork into. I don't worry too much about sorting them out as I go; I just want to be able to locate them when the tax man calls. John Draneas is an attorney and car collector in Oregon. His comments here are general in nature and are not a substitute for consultation with an at Sports Car Market


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Collecting Thoughts The Gullwing In The Ditch The rear bumper slammed into the ground, the front one into the tail end of the truck, and the car careened backwards through a chain-link fence he Gull Wing Group International, of which I am currently president, puts a high value on keeping our 300SLs on the road. Many members drive them quite often, and sometimes very far. This year, my wife and I had driven from our home in the San Diego area to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, for the club's annual convention. We were accompanied by two other couples in their Gullwingsthe three German supercars from the 1950s made quite a sight as we traveled down the freeway together. T The convention had been successful and we all had a great time. We had driven the car all the way there and put many more miles on it during our stay in Wyoming and it had performed well. However, I had noticed early in the trip that the auxiliary electric fuel pump was not working properly. This pump is normally used in hot-start conditions, to boost fuel pressure above the level of the mechanical fuel pump's capability, a handy feature to prevent vapor lock. I had noticed the problem at home some time before, but had failed to fix it and had simply forgotten about it. I was keeping my fingers crossed that my inattention to that detail would not jump up and bite me. We had survived the trip thus far with no problem starting the car, even after extended high-speed runs where the engine reached its highest temperatures. The best trips start and end with your car in the same condition. and careful flatbed operator hooked his winch cable onto the SL's tow hook located under front bumper. As the car was being winched up onto the I had noticed the fuel pump problem at home, but had failed to fix it and had simply forgotten about it. I was keeping my fingers crossed that my inattention to that detail would not jump up and bite me. We were headed home, cruising in the mountains east of Logan, Utah. The car was sounding sweet and running cool on a gradual upgrade when it began to lose power. I pulled it over into a safe area, cursing myself for not attending to the auxiliary fuel pump before leaving home. Of course, we found that the primary fuel pump did not seem to be pushing any fuel into the system. We waited awhile and tried again to start the car. It ran, but just barely, so we called AAA and arranged for a flatbed to come get us. The truck arrived and the conscientious 22  truck I stayed in it with my foot hovering over the brake pedal, just in case. When the car was safely up onto the truck, I showed the operator where to place a strap onto the front suspension to safely secure the front end. The 300 SL's space frame leaves few opportunities to properly secure tie-downs at either end. Mine is an especially low car and very difficult to reach under, so we were fortunate to have an operator who showed patience and a resolve to "do it right." We started off for Logan. While we were inside the tow company's office signing up for a rental car, the operator and his helper began lowering the Gullwing off the flatbed. Unfortunately, they had removed the safety strap from the front suspension, leav- ing only the car's front tow hook to handle the weight as the car was being winched down. Snap! The hook broke, allowing the Gullwing to run freely and rapidly backwards down the steep slant of the flatbed. The rear bumper slammed into the ground, the front one into the tail end of the truck, and the car careened backwards through a chain-link fence and into a ditch. Half of the car sustained heavy gouges and scratches from the fence, and both bumpers sustained significant damage. There was also some body and exhaust-system damage at the back. But we were lucky—it could have been much worse, as the helper jumped out of the way just in time to avoid being run over. The accident was clearly the fault of the tow operator and he immediately admitted responsibility—they all seemed as sick about the situation as we were. But I shouldn't have assumed they would be lowering it with the safety strap still attached. I should have been out there with them during that operation. In a gracious show of support, our 300 SL restoration specialist in Escondido, Jerry Hjeltness, immediately set out to fetch the car and, upon its return to his shop, it fired right up and ran as well as always, so the apparent Sports Car Market


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Gullwing meets chain-link fence. Fence wins. fuel-delivery problem seemed not so apparent any more. Jerry removed the electric fuel pump from its housing in the trunk above the fuel tank and discovered an old, botched repair which had broken. The shaft was now merely spinning ineffectively, so that part of the fix was easy. Of course, had I attended to it before leaving on the trip, a major inconvenience to us and to our traveling companions could probably have been avoided, not to mention the major expense to repair the damaged body parts and having to re-paint the entire car. I'm going to take the opportunity to have the engine compartment returned to betterthan-new condition at the Hjeltness shop while his world-class craftsmen are working on the car. The engine will also receive a complete re- build, as it has seen no major work since 1966 when the entire drivetrain was reconditioned at the Mercedes factory in Germany after heavy use by its original owner, a businessman who drove the car throughout Europe as his primary transportation. As part of the engine rebuild, we will look at a valve in the mechanical fuel-injection system (the 300 SL was the first production car in the world with fuel injection) as another potential culprit which may have caused the car to lose power and eventually not run. The whole experience points up the importance of being prepared and not taking anything for granted, especially on a collector vehicle which is nearly 50 years old. I had never had any sort of significant problem on the road O000h Baby! No One Babies Your Baby Like We Do. with my Gullwing since acquiring it in 1986, so I was going along fat, dumb and happy. Now I'm going to pay more attention to any little detail on my car, especially in preparation for a hard trip. I've also changed my attitude about caravanning, something I had never given much thought in the past. Without the help and support of our traveling companions, we'd have been in much more trouble. As much as I cherish my car, in the end I had to be grateful that no one had been injured, and that when Jerry is done with the car it will be better than new. I hope that some of you may profit from my mistakes and avoid a similar experience, as it's a lot more fun ending a trip the same way you began it.—Myron M Reichert• With Intercity, delivery is always painless. We're 'car people"and we understand how hard it is to part with your baby. So when the time comes to let go and relocate your automobile, choose the company that specializes in automobile transportation. Intercity is equipped with enclosed transporters, liftgate loading, insurance coverage, and door-to-door service. We deliver anywhere in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. A sophisticated QUALCOMM satellite tracking system closely monitors your vehicle's exact location at all times. So relax she'll be fine. Please Call or E-mail for a FREE QUOTE. 1-800-221-3936  = FAX 413-436-9422 www.intercitylines.com 552 Old West Brookfield Road•Warren,MA 01083 The official transporters for: The Auto Collections • Barrett Jackson - Bloomington Gold • Corvette Mike • Mecum Auctions • The Petersen Automotive Museum February 2004 23


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SCM Picks 2003 Radnor Hunt Concours 1960 Cunningham Corvette, first place Corvette Race Car Chip and Judy Miller Carlisle. PA. The combination of nicely restored automobiles with interesting provenance, along with the intimate yet casual atmosphere, makes this event a delight for both hard-core car enthusiasts and casual hobbyists he seventh annual Radnor Hunt Concours d'Elegance continued its tradition of presenting exceptional cars in a picturesque setting. Founder Michael G. Tillson III, a veteran sports car restorer, race driver, and SCM'er, has assembled a group of knowledgeable enthusiasts and dedicated volunteers to put on a show he characterizes as "elegant but not pretentious." The lawns of the historic Radnor Hunt Club in Chester County, overlooking the rolling green hills of southeastern Pennsylvania's horse country, provided an appropriate setting for the 100 carefully chosen cars. Friday evening's preliminary events included a welcoming barbeque organized by the North American Registry of Alfa Romeo 1900s. Saturday began with a road rally through the picturesque countryside, with subscriber Richard Kessler and co-driver Jim Hartman achieving first place. That evening's art show 24  1937 Lagonda LG 45 Rapide, Best of Show award. Joseph C. Cassini III, West Orange, NJ. Sports Car Market


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1966 Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ-2, second place post-war Alfa.  George P Fogg III, Dm-berry, PA. 1965 Ford GT40 Mk II, Artist's Choice award. Fred Simeone, Philadelphia, PA. Original Indy-type V8 in prototype Ford GT40 s/n 103. 1952 Cunningham CR2, Judge's Choice award. Richard Rothenbutger, Mohrsville, PA. 1969 Bizzarrini Corsa, first place closed sports car and 1955 Ferrari 750 Monza Spider, Chairman's Choice  Bondurant Choice. Richard F. Merritt, MD.  award. Wayne Carini/Bruce Perrone, Portland, CT  reception featured the work of two SCM'ers, motor sport artist William Burrows and renowned automobile photographer Michael Furman, who announced his new book, Motorcars Of The Classic Era. At the black-tie gala dinner that followed, racer and driving-school owner Bob Bondurant and Mobil 1 engineer and team leader Bill Maxwell serving as guest speakers. Proceeds from the event benefited the Willistown Conservation February 2004 Trust, an ecology-minded group that works to preserve the surrounding countryside. Sunday's concours honored the 100th anniversary of Ford and Buick and the 50th anniversary of Corvette. Also featured were a group of Alfa Romeo racing, touring and sports cars. Best of Show was awarded to the green and black 1937 Lagonda LG45 Rapide Roadster, owned by Judge Joseph C. Cassini III of West Orange, N.J. Honored Guest Bob Bondurant with SCM analyst Scott Featherman. The combination of nicely restored automobiles with interesting provenance, along with the intimate yet casual atmosphere, makes this event a delight for both hard-core car enthusiasts and casual hobbyists. The 2004 event, to be held September 10-12, will honor Bugatti, vintage motorcycles and the Derham Body Co. of Philadelphia. (www.radnorconcours.com ) —Scott Featherman* 25


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SCM Picks The Gauthier Classic Richard and Deane Belveal's cruising in their '62 Ferrari 250GT PF Cab. '65 350 GTZ Lambo of Ken and Auora Golcfflne. Michael and Linda Eisele 's '55 Speedster ready for the desert T he Gauthier Classic is a select, invitational-only event for 30 cars held biannually in Scottsdale, Arizona. The brainchild of jeweler, car collector and enthusiast Scott Gauthier, it is an outgrowth of an event called "Cars and Cigars." "I'm a collector. I created the Gauthier classic as a lifestyle event that would incorporate my own automotive passion, while at the same time making it something that my wife and other women could share and participate in," said Scott, a longtime SCM'er. "You'd be amazed at how enthusiastic and passionate the women are about this event!" According to Scott, there were over 600 guests at this year's Cars and Cigars gala, held the evening before the Classic in October 2003. Jaguar, a primary sponsor of the tour, had a prototype of their upcoming XK 1 80 on display, which Scott said was the first time it had been shown to the general public. The event winds through the scenic hills and deserts of Arizona, going from Scottsdale through Sedona, to the top of the mountain at Flagstaff, and back through Prescott. "We have ideal climate, dryness, new roads, beautiful 26 Relaxing before the auction: Craig and Sheri Jackson in their '55 Gullwing. mountains and diverse scenery," said Scott. "Aside from a small engine fire in my D-type, which we quickly put out, the thirty cars in the event had no problems." Entry fee is $5,800, but Scott says they spend about $14,000 per car, which includes first-class meals, liquor, entertainment, accommodations, gift bags, a leather jacket, travel bag and a great rally book. In addition to Jaguar's event sponsorship, each driver has an individual sponsor, including organizations like The Walt Disney Group, Mercedes-Benz and Budlight. The event raises money for charity. This year's event contributed to a fund for longterm assistance for the families of police and fire officers who have fallen in the line of duty.—Cindy Meitle• SCM'er  Budd & Laurie Florkiewicz Bill & Linda Pope Michael & Linda Eisele Ken & Auora Goldfine Richard & Diane Belveal Craig 8i Sheri Jackson Scott & Naomi Gauthier Classic SCM'ers Car  1957 Mercedes-Benz 300S1 roadster 1953 Aston Martin Arnolt DB 2/4 Bertone 1955 Porsche 356 Speedster 1965 Lamborghini 350 GTZ 1962 Ferrari 250 GT PF Cabriolet II 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300S1 Gullwing 1956 Jaguar D-type Home Scottsdale, AZ Canton, GA Paradise Valley, AZ Scottsdale, AZ Scottsdale, AZ Scottsdale, AZ Scottsdale, AZ Sports Car Market


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D 0COURS MARCH 12, 13, 6- 14, 2004 AT THE RITZ-CARLTON, AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA TO BENEFIT COMMUNITY HOSPICE OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA  Honoring  BOBBY UNSER, PRESENTING THE CARS OF HIS CAREER & CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF ROLLS-ROYCE FRIDAY, MARCH 12 Road Tour • General Motors White Oak Plantation • Legends of Indy Seminar • Porsche Tour u Parish Heacock Silent Auction I Chrysler's Road Tours Including: Great Designs & Great Designers Seminar Great Automotive Photographers Exhibit SATURDAY, MARCH 13 Coastal LivingGotf Classic it RM Classic Car Auction • Parish Heacock Silent Auction • Champagne Reception presented by Mont & Chandon and Bank of America • Mercedes-Benz Gala Dinner • Chrysler's Great Automotive Photographers Exhibit SUNDAY, MARCH 14 Concours d' Elegance • Featuring more than 250 classic autos • Mont & Chandon "Fashion & the Automobile" Fashion Show • Chrysler's Great Automotive Photographers Exhibit • $35/Adult; $15/Youth 12-18; Free to children under 12. [ THE ONLY EAST COAST APPEARANCE OF THE AUTOMOTIVE FINE ARTS SOCIETY ] FOR ADVANCE TICKETS OR FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.AMELIACONCOURS.ORG . ELEGANCE


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SCM Around The World The Recipe for a Perfect Rally A dazzling array of exotic machinery  4th Annual Modena Cento Ore Classic T ake one hundred cars, one hundred hours, and one hundred prizes. Add to this the city that gave birth to Ferrari, several hundred enthusiasts, a thousand kilometers of open tarmac and you have the ingredients for the perfect rally. This was the fourth edition of this retrospective rally, the brainchild of Mauro Bompani, a true Ferrari enthusiast. It took place over four days travelling through towns in and around the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, including Maranello, and San Marino before returning to Modena on the final day. It began on May 10th, 2003, at the Parco Novi Sad, in Modena, where scrutineering checks were carried out for one hundred of some of the world's greatest sports racing and GT cars, including Ford GT40s, Ferrari 250 GT0s, an Alfa Monza and a host of other rare and interesting marques. The grid was split into the usual competition and regularity sections. The latter was run to the strict Italian regularity rules: too fast, and you risked being sent home. In the competition, the opposite applied: too slow, and you should have stayed home. The rally was composed of eleven special stages and four circuits over the course of 1000 km. Racers were treated to a single lap, at speed, at Fiorano, the Ferrari test track and Michael Schumacher's playground. Races 28  were held on the Misano, Mugello and Imola tracks, with the competition section running the famous Grand Prix circuit two times over on the final day. For those not familiar with the European talian regularity rules: too fast, and you risked being sent home. In the competition, the opposite applied: WO slow, and you should have stayed home. format, the cars in the competition section are fully prepared and track ready. The special stages, or hillclimbs, are run flat out on a closed road, with drivers and navigators helmeted and belted. The track sessions are standing-start affairs without navigators, full-bore competition events with no holds barred. The competition section was a battle of both old and new, and a contest between the powerful and nimble. 1930s Alfas raced 1970s Porsche 911s, while Group 4 Daytonas diced with Lotus Elans and Jaguar E-Types. The competition section was eventually won—for the second year running—by the superbly driven GT40 of Chris Chiles and David Mountford. However, only a few seconds separated their car and the second-place GT40 of Ray Bellm. Your authors, the Hendon Way Motors team of Pozner and Pozner, weren't as fortunate in campaigning our Ferrari 275 GTB/4 s/n 9737 in the regularity section. We walked away with a dented 275 and a hefty insurance claim when only minutes into the rally, we were accidentally attacked from behind by a BMW 507. That crew of Andrea Marani and Enrico Colfi was subsequently sympathetic and apologetic, and went on to win the regularity competition. Their serious competition came from the Greek team of Yannis Katsaounis and Alex Drouliscos, SCM'ers who drove their 1966 Shelby Mustang with the accuracy and precision of an atomic digital watch, landing them in second place overall. Hosted by the charismatic Mauro, the prize giving each evening was a spectacle in itself, with trophies for almost everyone and everything. While the competitors were always eager to discover their positions for the day, it was the production of a fluffy tiger which caused the most excitement. Sponsored by Sports Car Market, the "Tiger of the Day" was offered to the most ambitious and determined team of each day. The brave and confident British team of Brendon Roberts and Jonathan Baker in a Chevron B8 were the first embarrassed victors, having buried their car in the guardrail only meters into the first hill climb on the first day. The subsequent proud winners Sports Car Market SCM'er Wolfi Zweiller's 300S.


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MODENA CENTO ORE CLASSIC Speed and regularity race for historic cars Eli r_.)  ilia Est 1465 - 41100 MODENA, Italy I - Fax +39 0592860740 barbi@bomianie 'tot


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Chevron B8 before it kissed the guardrail.  First in regular/h, last in accident avoidance. The coveted SCM "Tiger of the Day" award.  Gearhead's notion of the perfect way to see the Italian countryside. were Pierangelo Masselli and Massimo Paioli in their 1973 Porsche Carrera RS 2.7 and Marco Micangeli and Carlo Pietromarchi in their 1972 De Tomaso Pantera Group 4. At 5:00 p.m. on the final day, the exhausted cars and drivers crossed the finish line at the public gardens of Modena, not far from where they had started. The cars were assembled in the low evening sunlight, an eclectic combination of the gleaming, the dusty and the damaged. The cars were assembled in the low evening sunlight, an eclectic combination of the gleaming, the dusty, and the damaged. 11111111011141111 The Martin/Shelton 77 Super 30  - While vintage events continue to proliferate, what sets the MCO apart, aside from taking place in the homeland of Ferrari, is its combination of being run by and for enthusiasts.—Nicholas and Anthony Pozner Anthony is the Managing Director of Hendon Way Motors, London. (www.hwm.biz) The company has maintained a keen interest in inotorsports since the late sixties. Editor 's note: Through the generosity and kindness of Alfredo and Filippo Barbieri, SCM was able to participate in the competition section of the event, driving the Barbieris ' authentic 1964 Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti Super My co-pilot was Monte Shelton, Portland Jaguar dealer and consummate professional racer with a résumé that includes competition in the Cam-Am series and eleven 24-hours of Daytona. We were accompanied by our wives, Sue Shelton and Cindy Banzer, who wisely spent the days visiting places like San Marino and Venice while we put on what they referred to as "those cute little outfits" and played boy racer Monte graciously allowed me to do most of the driving, and offered a running commentary on my skills. As we slid sideways and nearly fell off the road on a special stage, his expert advice was: "Brakes! Brakes! Hit the brakes NOW! When at last! did, he seemed relieved For information about the 2004 Modena Cento Ore, go to www.modenacentooreclassic.it.• Sports Car Market


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Fi Peen minutes of racing, then on to the hill climb. Dash of the Alfa Monza of Grist and Grist. Not exactly a Burger King drive-thru. She/his looked at home in ltaly E-types require special lubricants. A panini logo, please. The way each day began. February 2004 31


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Arizona Auctions Preview The Insider's Guide to the Scottsdale Action I f you're serious about classic cars, getting to Scottsdale in January is one New Year's resolution you've simply got to keep, as nothing will shake off the winter doldrums like the radiating heat of the Sonoran desert. The Scottsdale auctions are three glorious, sun-soaked weeks of rubbing elbows with car enthusiasts, celebrities and onlookers from every corner of the globe.—Kathy Karapondo AUCTIONS & EVENTS  SCM INSIDER'S SEMINARS: "MAKING CENTS OF YOUR HOBBY" Where: Monterra Restaurant, Barrett-Jackson auction, Scottsdale When: Thursday, Jan. 22, through Saturday, Jan. 24; 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tickets: Tuition: $325 for subscribers, two for $595 (non-subscribers $4001$750) Web site: www.sportscarmarket.com Insider's Tip: Let these seminars help you to be the consummate SCM insider. It's three mornings of valuable information from top experts and analysts in the field, led by SCM Editor Keith Martin. Get all your questions answered in a relaxed, informative atmosphere. You'll spend at least an hour on the floor analyzing cars coming up for auction, using the same forms and checklists the pros use. Learn how analysts quickly spot the hidden signs that make the difference between a good buy and a "fright pig." New this year: Each participant will be equipped with a remote headset to hear every word the analyst is saying. To reserve your spot, call David Slama at 503.261.0555, ext. 206, or register with an e-mail todavid.slama@sportscarmarket.com . BARRETT JACKSON AUCTION - Where: Westworld (off Highway 101), Scottsdale When: Auction; Thursday, Jan. 22, through Sunday, Jan. 25; 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Opening Night Gala; Wednesday, Jan. 21; 7:30 p.m. free for bidders and consigners. Fashion Show; Friday, Jan. 23; 7:00 p.m. show free for bidders and consigners only, 9:00 p.m. show open to the public (tickets $50) Tickets: $20 Thursday or Sunday, $25 Friday or Saturday; four-day tickets $80; senior, military, child and student discounts available. Buy tickets online at the Barrett-Jackson Web site, by phone at 480.421.6694, or through AAA Arizona. Lodging: There are literally dozens of hotels in close proximity to the auction. Go to www.barrettjackson.com for info and reservations. Web site: www.barrett-jackson.com Profile: This is the grand-daddy of the Arizona events. Nearly one-thousand cars up for sale, and literally hundreds of thousands of gearheads attending over the four days. You're sure to run into everyone you know, making this about as close to a national convention as the collector car hobby has. More than an auction, it's one of the greatest car events in the world. Insider's Tip: For the real Barrett-Jackson experience, you can't beat the $300 complete package for two. You and a guest will receive bidder credentials for all four days, an invitation to the Opening Night Gala and fashion show, parking pass, and reserved bidder seating at the hosted bidder's bar. This is the big one—and if you need proof, just take a look at the new, gargantuan main auction tent. This massive structure covers over 140,000 square feet, and they're going to need it—at press time, bidder registration was double what it was last year. Over 800 cars will cross the block and scores of vendors will be offering everything from presidential memorabilia to luxury property. KRUSE INTERNATIONAL Where: Phoenix International Raceway, Phoenix When: Check-in; Tuesday, Jan. 27 and Wednesday, Jan. 28; 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Auction; Wednesday, Jan. 28 through Sunday, Feb. 1; starts at noon Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. Thursday through Sunday. Vintage car races; Friday, Jan. 20 through Sunday, Feb. 1 0 Tickets: Thursday and Friday $20; Saturday through Sunday $25; children $15 Web site: www.kruse.com Lodging: Hampton Inn Peoria, 623.486.9918 Profile: This is Kruse's 33 annual Arizona event. The Phoenix International Raceway is a good location, even if at least 30 minutes from Scottsdale. The more than 1,000 acres of blacktop will provide a dust- and mud-free setting for the auction. Known for its wide variety of offerings, you can even bid on an 1865 Studebaker horseless carriage that once ferried Ulysses S. Grant. Insider's Tip: Kruse has moved its event to the week after Barrett-Jackson, RM and Russo and Steele. That means that their consignment lot will have quite a few cars that didn't sell at the other events, and this is the last chance for sellers to cut loose their inventory before having to truck it back home. Cars seem to come and go all the time during a Kruse auction, so always be on the lookout for fresh inventory arriving that may not be on the run sheet. 32 Sports Car Market Barrett-Jackson


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RM AUCTIONS Where: Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa, 2400 East Missouri Ave., Phoenix When: Auction preview; Thursday, Jan. 22; 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m, Friday, Jan 23; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Reception; Thursday, Jan. 22; 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Auction; Friday, January 23. Mascots, 11:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.; Automobiles, 1 p.m. — 4 p.m; Legends of Rock 'n Roll & Hollywood Memorabilia, 15 minutes following the close of the Automobile auction. Tickets: $50 catalog purchase, which admits two; call 800.211.4371 or visit the web site. Lodging: The auction is held on the grounds of the Arizona Biltmore, with its classic Frank Lloyd Web site: www.rmauctions.com Profile: Vintage Motor Cars in Arizona is the most upscale of all the Scottsdale auction events, with a smaller crowd and less frenetic atmosphere. This year marks RM's 25th anniversary and they're kicking it off in style, with over 100 rare cars, including an alloy-bodied 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Competition car, with an estimated value of $1.75 million Insider's Tip: RM produces a well-researched and informative catalog. If you're looking at a serious car, get the catalog early, and contact the staff about having a private viewing of the car. In certain situations, test-drives may be available as well, but only if arranged in advance. Wright-inspired design. World class spa and VIP treatment are available. For reservations call 800.950.086. SILVER AUCTIONS Where: Ft. McDowell Casino, on the northwest corner of Fort McDowell Road and State Route 87 (Beeline Highway) When: Check-in; Thursday, Jan. 14 and Friday, Jan 15; 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Friday Auction; Friday, Jan. 15 through Monday, Jan. 18; 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday. Tickets: $10 per day; $20 four-day pass; free admission to qualified buyers Lodging: Comfort Inn Fountain Hills, 800.228.5150; Courtyard by Marriott Scottsdale, 480.860.4000; free RV site for self-contained units adjacent to auction site 46 • II RUSSO AND sTEEL.E. C.01-1-11ICTCIPI Au-romeleen_em Web site: www.silverauctions.com Profile: If you are just looking for a fun, affordable collector car, this may be the auction for you. There will be plenty of cars from $10,000 '65 Mustangs to $50,000 hot rods to choose from. The atmosphere is almost family-like, and the entry fees and commissions are low. The only drawback is that it's a long drive from the other auction action, making it difficult to shuttle back and forth. Monday is really bargain day, as most of the inventory is stuff that hasn't sold over the weekend at this or other auctions. Insider's Tip: After checking the horses under the hoods at the Silver Auction, why not saddle up a flesh-and-blood mustang and enjoy the desert sights and sounds on horseback? You're already on the spectacular Fort McDowell reservation, home to the Yavapai Nation, and one of the most beautiful reservations in the country. Trail rides vary from the hour-and-a-half Verde River Trail Ride to the City Slicker Cattle Drives for groups of 12 or more. If you really want the full Southwest experience, try sleeping under the stars on an overnight trail ride and wake to the sun rising over the magnificent Superstition Mountains. Call Ft. McDowell Adventures at 480.816.1513. RUSSO AND STEELE Where: Scottsdale Road and Mayo Boulevard, Scottsdale When: Preview/registration; Thursday, Jan. 22 through Saturday, Jan. 24; 10:00 a.m. Auction; Friday, Jan. 23 and Saturday, Jan. 24 (registered bidders only); automobila auction at 1:00 p.m., vehicle auction to follow Tickets: $10 for preview; $50 to register to bid. Web site: www.russoandsteele.com Lodging: The Hampton Inn and Suites, 877.443.7776; The Inn at Pima, 800.344.0262 Profile: Russo and Steele is the brash newcomer to the Scottsdale scene, and their auction venue shows it. Flashing lights, loud music, a gourmet spread and more set this event apart. Founder Drew Alcazar's specialty is muscle cars, so expect an enticing array of them. Insider's Tip: Only registered bidders and their guests are allowed in the tent during the sale. Go early to examine the cars; when the lights are flashing and the music is booming, it's difficult to make an objective evaluation. WORLD'S LARGEST WEEKLY CLASSIC CAR SHOW Where: Scottsdale Pavillions Shopping Center, 9140 E Indian Bend Rd, between Pima and 101 When: Saturday January 24'h, officially 5:00pm to 10 p.m. Tickets: Free Insider's Tip: This meet has been going on every Saturday night for 12 years and the biggest Saturday of all is during the week of the Barrett-Jackson auction. Last year nearly 1,000 cars of all makes and models showed up, 600 more than any other week. Therefore if you plan to participate, show up early in the morning to claim a spot, and even if you go just to observe the show this Saturday will likely be in full swing by 3 p.m. 34 Sports Car Market


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GETTING THERE  Private: To charter a jet or reserve hangar space to park your Falcon 900, contact the friendly concierge staff at the Scottsdale AirCenter, 480.951.2525. Commercial: Barrett-Jackson has partnered with AAA Arizona to assist attendees with discounted rates before and during the event. The travel experts at the AAA concierge desk will assist with hailing cabs, helicopter rentals, spa treatments, tee times, restaurant reservations and balloon tours. They even booked a dental appointment for one very down-in-the mouth guest. Call AAA Arizona toll-free on the special Barrett-Jackson hotline at 877.774.1500 or visit the Web site: www.aaa-arizona.com. n Silver Auctions • • • • - -taat- Airport Casa Grande, Tucson, Nogales 1,((To TIMELINE I a January 16 January 17 January 18 January 19 January 21 January n January 23 Insider's Seminar Barrett -Jackson Auction January 24 Russo and Steele Auction World's Largest Weekly Classic Car Show January 25 January 28 January 29 January 30 January 31 February 1 February 2004  Kruse Kruse Kruse Kruse 35 Barrett-Jackson Auction Kruse Insider's Seminar Russo and Steele Auction Preview Insider's Seminar Borrett-Jackson Auction Russo and Steele Auction Russo and Steele Gala e ... co d a a. g ci o .-- g d g a .— ..— fa. g C. .— .— g a. d O. C. g O. Cc) E a. wr ci. Lin e Silver Auctions Silver Auctions Silver Auctions  RM Auction Preview i  • I Barrett-Jackson Gula RN Reception e ..0 Silver Auctions O. 0 O_ n. 0 O. 00 0 d O. CC. r— .—■ 0 0 .—• Barrett-Jackson RM Auctions Russo and Steele World's Largest Weekly Classic Car Show Kruse To Sedono, Flagstaff, Grand Canyon. take Powell 7P 101 • Bell Rd 1 Glendale t Camelback Rd. To Los A Mesa Southern Ave. Baseline Rd. Tempe Apache Junction 60  Fountain Hills 87 To Pm ,t


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AROUND TOWN DANCING FOR A CAUSE Dance the night away to a James Bond theme at Russo and Steele's Opening Night Gala, benefiting the Arizona Breast Cancer Association, Thursday, Jan. 22 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Tickets for this black-tie event are $50 per person, and available only to registered bidders and consigners. Talented chefs from seven local restaurants will serve a gourmet feast for 550 guests. Good music and a great time for an important cause. Call Events with Taste at 602.252.9112 or visit the Russo and Steele Web site for more information. FORE FOR FOUR? When you're done buying and selling, enjoy an entire week of spectacular golf the FBR Open (formerly the Phoenix Open) from Jan. 26 through Feb. 1. Hosted by the Tournament Players Club of Scottsdale, this "Greatest Show on Grass" is part of the PGA Tour's West Coast Swing. General admission is $25 per day. Order tickets from the Web site at www.phoenix.com . If watching the pros makes you feel like swinging your own clubs, head out to the Wekopa Golf Course, selected by Zagat's and Sports Illustrated as one of the top courses in the nation. This is a pristine desert setting with plenty of mesquite and saguaros surrounding the challenging course. Visit www.wekopa.com or call Rick Cibik at 480.816.6465 for tee times. For a list of all the courses in the area, visit www.arizonaguide.comigolf_guide.asp. LAP OF LUXURY When it's auction time in Scottsdale, you're in for the best the car world has to offer. It's an over-the-top experience all the way around, so why not stay at a place like the Phoenician? Surrounding you in luxury at every turn, from the 250 manicured acres with nine heated pools (one tiled in mother-of-pearl), to the $8 million art collection, the Phoenician is designed to impress. Enjoy a jojoba body polish or an inroom shiatsu massage from the Phoenician's Centre for Well Being, but be sure to schedule now, as the spa books up to four weeks in advance. Call 800.888.8234 or visit the website at www.thephoenician.com . SHOP 'TIL YOU DROP Scottsdale is perfect for shopoholics. Antiques, jewelry, fashion, crafts, art—it's all there. Knock around on your own, or better yet, let someone else do the driving. BarrettJackson is sponsoring a shuttle to the best shopping hotspots, so you can focus all your energy on finding the perfect memento. For more information, call 480.421.6694 or stop by the AAA concierge desk at the auction. 36  Watch the Phoenix Open or enjoy your own round of golf on one of the area's many courses. ART LOVERS, REJOICE Move over, Santa Fe—Scottsdale is one of the top 25 art destinations in the country. This town is known for Native American art, public sculptures, and docent-led tours. Every Thursday is Artvvalk Night, when downtown galleries throw open their doors to show off their latest collections. Be ready for anything, as impromptu entertainment spills into the street in an eclectic, free evening of fun. Visit the Scottsdale Convention and Visitor's Bureau online at www.scottsdalecvb.com . TREAT YOURSELF With all this golfing, shopping and sightseeing, you might find yourself with an aching back or tired hamstrings. Let the pros at the Spa at Gainy Village rub you the right way. Try an energizing Thai massage followed by the Monsoon, a mineral salt and essential oil scrub that will leave your skin glowing and scented like an Arizona summer storm. Spend an hour or a day indulging in much deserved pampering. Call 480.609.6980 or visit the website at www.dmbclubs.com.• A multitude of shopping and pampering opportunities awaits in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area. Sports Car Market


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Ferrari Profile 2000 360 Modena Coupe Breathtaking is the only word to describe the 360, introduced in 1999. From its sculpted looks, crafted over a superbly fabricated aluminum chassis, the Modena exudes Ferrari at its best champion Formula One team to the new state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. While the new Enzo may, in time, prove to be di Montezemolo's finest accomplishment, it wouldn't exist if the 360 hadn't been paying the rent. It follows the 308, 328, 348 and 355 as the standard-bearer eight-cylinder cars that now account for nearly two-thirds of Ferrari's production. Under di Montezemolo's watch these have evolved from lower-cost siblings into serious alternatives to the traditional twelve-cylinder Ferraris. The Modena had specific design targets: superior performance and reduced weight over the 355, with a larger cabin and more luggage space. A bigger interior takes just the strike of an engineer's pencil, yet it's usually antithetical to reduced weight, so the Modena had to be designed from a clean slate. The major innovation was an entirely aluminum spaceframe, a firstfor a Ferrari street car, co-developed by Alcoa and made of both castings and extrusions. The suspension was also aluminum and the whole package was wrapped in gorgeous aluminum skin designed by Pininfarina. The styling house looked back into Ferrari's history and found styling cues from the 250 LM and the Dino. These were blended with modern aerodynamics to produce the most aggressive looking and performing eight-cylinder Ferrari ever The 360 is 10 percent larger than the 355, but 28 percent lighter and 40 percent more rigid. Lighter weight obviously helps performance, but not as much its new 3.6-liter engine, 400-horse-  DATA Chassis: ZFFYU51A0Y0121894 T he line of Ferrari Berlinettas has been a long and distinguished one. From the first 166 Barchetta through the 195, 212, and then the highly collectible 250 GTs of the 1960s, the cars were always characterized by being for two people only, light, nimble and with a powerful and reliable VI2 engine. In the 1970s, with the 308 series, the Ferrari two-seater Berlinetta changed from a front-engine V12-powered car to a mid-engine V8. The resultant models included the iconic 308/328, the 348, the 355 and now the 360 Modena. Breathtaking is the only word to describe the 360, introduced in 1999. From its sculpted looks, crafted over a superbly fabricated aluminum chassis, the Modena exudes Ferrari at its best. The engine is turbine-like in its power delivery through a six-speed gearbox, rocketing the driver to a top speed of 190 mph, with 0-60 mph coming in just 4.3 seconds. A standstill to 100 mph takes just 10.2 seconds, accompanied by extraordinary handling and braking. The car pictured here is in superb condition, having covered just 1,837 miles from new. It has been regularly serviced and maintained since being purchased in 2001. Finished in Ferrari red with a tan interior, this low mileage 360 Modena is as one would expect—simply stunning and virtually new. A perfect modern Ferrari for the most discerning buyer, this example offers no disappointments. The SCM analysis: This car sold for $159,500, including buyer's commission, at the RM Monterey auction, Aug. 16-17, 2003. Traditionally, Ferrari was a refiner rather than an innovator Advancements like disc brakes, mid-engine design and serious aerodynamics were in common use elsewhere long before Ferrari picked them up. Indeed, Ferrari's reliance on powerful engines kept it competitive during onslaughts of new technology, but seldom did it answer the competition with its own advancements. That is, until Luca Cordero di Montezemolo took the reins of the company in 1992. Di Montezemolo's vision of Ferrari is that it make history, not just be a part of it. He doesn't just talk the talk, he make things happen. His marketing expertise has included putting a Ferrari dealership in a major casino and leveraging the Ferrari brand with myriad lucrative licensing agreements. His influence is found everywhere in the company, from the power engine. That, along with a new braking system and improved aerodynamics, helped the car to circulate Ferrari's Fiorano test track almost three seconds faster than its predecessor But value-wise, the 360 Modena is starting to show the first signs of getting a little long in the tooth. After all, it's been available for nearly five years now, and seeing one on the street no longer stops you in your tracks as it once did. The base MSRP on a 2004 Modena is $153,182, and sources tell me that if you 're willing to pay sticker you can have one today, in your choice of colors. You might even be able to wrangle a small discount. Used coupes are now available from $130,000, depending on miles. (The Spyder still commands a premium; its MSRP is $175,750, but it will take $200,000-$225,000 to put one in your driveway without a wait.) Coupe prices will stay relatively flat until the successor to the 360 Modena is announced, which should happen sometime in the next 12 months. At that point, everyone will rush to be first on the block with the newest toy, and the former newest toy, the 360, will become yesterday's hot item and values will plummet. The seller of this car was wise to market it when and where he did, and the result achieved last August in Monterey would be hard to replicate today. If you're in a 360 coupe for the short term, selling it sooner is better than later If you're a potential buyer, just be patient. Time is on your side, and prices will only come down.—Steve Ahlgrim (Background information courtesy of the auction company)• Years produced: 1999-2004 Number produced: Approx. 2,500 per year. Original list price: $147,775 SCAI Price Guide: S135,0004170,000 Tune up/major service: $4,000-$5,000 Distributor cop: None Chassis number: Stamped in the floorboard behind the driver's seat Engine number: In middle of Von top of engine Club: Ferrari Club of America, P.O. Box 720597, Atlanta, GA 30358 Web site: www.ferraridubofamerimom Alternatives: 2004 Lamborghini Gollardo, 2000-2004 Aston Martin DB7 Vantage SChl Investment Grade: B COMPS 2002 Ferrari 360 Modena coupe Lot #179, SIN ZFFY051A520125639 Condition: 2 Not sold at $145,000 Barrett-Jackson; West Palm Beach, Fla.; 4/11/2003 SCIA ID# 30735 2002 Ferrari 360 Modena spyder Lot #465,5/N ZFFYT5313000128551 Condition: 1 Not sold at S215,000 Barrett-Jackson; Los Angeles, Calif.; 6/21/2003 SCM ID# 31454


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PRESENTS COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION ROYAL PALM POLO GROUNDS, BOCA RATON, FLORIDA FEBRUARY 6-8 2004 1964 FORD T-BIRD ROADSTER AACA National First Prize winner 390 ci V-8 automatic power steering, power brakes, factory air conditioning, Kelsey Hayes wire wheels, AM-FM radio, Leather interior. 1942 PACKARD SUPER 8 ONE EIGHTY DARRIN 1 of only 14 built that year. May be the finest restored example in the world. Multiple National prize winner. 1928 BUGATTI TYPE 44 ROADSTER By F Gerber. Formerly owned by William Harrah. Fully restored both mechanically & cosmetically. 1965 MASERATI MISTRAL SPYDER Full cosmetic restoration, new paint, chrome, wheels, leather interior, canvas top with nut and bolt restoration. 1967 AUSTIN HEALEY 3000 ROADSTER Ground up restoration, Colorado red with tan leather interior. 1966 PLYMOUTH BELVEDERE II HP2 Factory equipped with a 426 Hemi, dual 4bbl. carburetors, automatic transmission, heater, radio delete, 3,945 miles, documented by Galen Guvier. AACA Senior Award winner and Mopar Grand Nationals 1st Place winner. 1961 CORVETTE ROADSTER 4-speed, dual 4bbl's, numbers match, frame off restoration. 1990 FERRARI F-40 Only 11,000 miles with recent major service completed, and service records available. A perfect Car. 2001 BMW Z-8 1700 miles, hard top never removed, stored in climate controlled garage since new. Donnie Gould dgould@rmauctuions.com 4130 N.E. 6TH AVENUE, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33334 TEL: 954-566-2209 www.rmauctions.com  -PremierFINANCIAL SERVICES Call now to receive your auction catalog: 800 211 4371 - - FAX: 954-566-2212


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Sheehan Speaks The Bad Boys: F40, F50 and Enzo Any of the three is a safe place to park some money, and taking one for a drive will surely be more fun than investing in hog bellies or pork futures ost of the Ferraris built in the last two decades have one thing in common with Toyota Camrys: After they leave the showroom floor, they become depreciating used cars. But three Ferraris built during that period stand out as having appreciated in value, the F40 and the F50, and the Enzo continues to sell well over its sticker price of $650,000, at least for now. M With only 210 factory-built, U.S.-spec F40s, 56 U.S.-spec F50s, and a probable 70 U.S.-spec Enzos scheduled to be built, these are the most exclusive Ferraris of their eras (1989-1992, 1995-1996 and 2003-2004, respectively). When new, all were pre-sold to those with the right connections to be at the top of lengthy waiting lists, and the financial wherewithal to pay from $300,000 to well over a million dollars for a car that they would, in all probability, rarely use. When the F40, with its dramatic rear wing and promises of ultra-high performance, was announced, Ferrari fanatics, along with dealers and brokers, made the market look like feeding time at a shark exhibit. Despite a list price of around $300,000, the first few F40s were sold for over $1 million. Then prices dropped, bottoming out in the late 1990s at approximately $250,000-$275,000, before climbing to today's $325,000-$375,000 level for an ultra low-mileage (under 1,000 miles) example. With a twin-turbocharged V8 spitting out 478 hp, the F40's 0-60 mph time is a mere 3.8 seconds and top speed is 196 mph. Even more, they look nasty and brutish like a proper supercar should. A new F50 listed for about $450,000, but could only be leased, not purchased. Reportedly, Ferrari wanted to control the rampant price speculation, which they felt was affecting their credibility, and to protect themselves against product liability lawsuits. When new, all were pre-sold to those with the financial wherewithal to pay from $300,000 to well over a million dollars for a car that they would, in all probability, rarely use. As they came off lease and were sold into the secondary market, prices started to rise and never stopped. Today, an under-1,000-mile, well-documented and properly serviced U.S.-model F50 will easily bring $675,000. They have a 4.7-liter V12 that puts out 520 hp, achieve 0-60 mph in 3.7 seconds, and have a top speed of 202 mph. The new bad boy on the block is the Enzo, Ferrari's attempt to combine Star Wars styling with a real Formula One transmission that includes launch control. Other Fl-derived features include rideheight control technology, active integrated aerodynamics, and built-in rear underbody diffusers or "tunnels." Performance continues to climb. The 5998-cc, 660-hp V12 will rocket the Enzo from 0-60 mph in 3.6 seconds, and the top speed is 217.5 mph. While the list price is about $650,000, the first few to change hands brought $1.2 million. However, the "bids" in the trade are dropping and


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F40: Your best investment at the moment. the real sell price will probably be under $1 million by early next year. Service problems on both the F40 and F50 are minimal, even when buying a 1,000-mile "garage queen," but count on spending $5,000-plus in deferred maintenance on either an F40 or an F50. The F40 cam-belt tensioner bearings tend to tighten up, causing the outside of the cam belt to scuff and gall against the tensioner, which leads to belt failure. The F40 bellhousing is magnesium and emits gases that will cause the clutch hydraulics to fail. Also, as F40s are now 10 years old, they are all are due for a complete water hose and rubber component replacement, regardless of miles. The major problem with the F50 is its all-electronic instrument cluster. Prior to purchase, the car should be run through its entire start-up and electronics check sequence. If some part of the dashboard electronics is defective (not an uncommon occurrence), an authorized dealer will ship the dash back to Italy for a six-month, $10,000 repair. For those who would like faster service at a lower price, an independent Ferrari shop in the U.S. rebuilds the dashes at half the price and with a much faster turnaround. The F50s also had a factory recall for a defective front main seal, and any car with ultra low miles may not have had the update. Finally, the F5o: Fully priced at $675,000. belly pan on the F50 tends to hide leaks by holding dripping fluids, so it must be checked before purchase for pools of problems. So far the Enzo has had five factory recalls related to a cooling fan update, the oil tank level dipstick, the front moveable flap connection, the Fl gearbox oil tank cap and the engine oil drain plug. All are covered under warranty. Unlike vintage Ferraris, there should be no hidden problems on a noaccident, no-stories F40, F50 or Enzo. On the two earlier cars, whatever problems there are should be resolved by a $10,000 check-up (lunch money for those who can afford to own these cars). As for the Enzo, Ferrari will fix it for you under warranty. Just as the performance-oriented, limited-production SWBs, TdFs and 275 GTBs have achieved a collectible status, these limited production late model cars will always be among the top tier of Ferraris. Of the three, I would suggest that at the current time the F40 is the best investment, as it has hit bottom and rebounded. The F50 seems relatively stable but fully priced, while the Enzo will undoubtedly fall some—if not much—in the near future. But over time, any of the three is a safe place to park some money, and taking one for a drive will surely be more fun than counting a handful stock certificates.• America's Oldest Ferrari Dealership


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Ferrari Classifieds 62 250 Pininfarina, cabriolet, very strong running original car, finished in red with tan leather and canvas, two tops. $168,500. 310.657.9969, fax 310.657.9698. CA 64 330 GT 2+2 Series I, red with original red interior, Borranis and 4-speed with overdrive, very nice condition, recently successfully used for long distance rallies, one of the best available of this model. $42,500. 510.653.7555, fax 510.653.9754. CA 66 330 GTB/4 Series II, red/black, wild one-off GT, bodied by Piero Drogo, 5speed transmission, a rare and sigificant car. $48,500. 954.522.9900. FL 67 275 GTB/4, special one-off with numerous interesting, unusual features, 58,751 km, excellent throughout. $398,500. 954.522.9900. FL 67 275 GTS, silver-blue with blue leather ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! ONLY $15. See page 108 for details. interior, this very low mileage original 275 GTS is a true survivor, if you're looking for an original, straight, correct and strong driving 275 GTS, this is the car. Ferrari aficionados will truly appreciate this car's condition and ciriveability. Stephen Serio, 617.783.1800. MA 68 365 GT 2+2, silver with black leather interior, fully restored and detailed throughout (original mileage 65,222 kilometers from new!), 5-speed manual, previously owned by Swiss client, original French specification model, restoration was completed in Modena, Italy by well-known specialists, this is the best example of this model I have seen in an extremely long riew  time. Tom Papadopoulos, 631.425.1555, fax 510.653.9754. CA 70 365 GT 2+2, blue, black, 62,000 miles, excellent condition throughout, new paint on excellent body, rebuilt motor & transmission, new clutch, same California owner for 20 years, extensive records. $59,000. 310.274.7440, fax 310.274.9809. CA 71 365 GTC4, 6,827 documented original actual miles, red with black leather, red inserts and carpets, books and tools, absolutely stunning example. $61,500. 530.435.2627. CA 72 Dino GT, cobalt blue/tan, Euro. 405.969.2983, fax 405.969.2989. OK ff)-azize RESTORATIONS Twenty years dedicated to the meticulous restoration of the world's finest exotic, vintage and classic motor cars. APPRAISING SERVICES AVAILABLE: DECLARED VALUE • LOSS DAMAGE • ESTATES 2347 GOLD RIVER ROAD • SUITE N • GOLD RIVER, CA 95670 72 246 GTS. Yellow w/black leather. USA version with a/c and power windows. Mechanical restoration. Engine. Transmission. Suspension. All work by factory authorized technicians. Drives superbly. Very good paint and interior. $89,900. www.ContinentalAutoSports. corn. 630.655.3535. IL 72 246 GTS, yellow with black leather, USA version with air conditioning and power windows, mechanical restoration, engine, transmission, suspension, all work by factory authorized technicians, drives superbly, very good paint and interior. $89,900. 630.655.3535. IL 73 365 GTS/4 Daytona Spyder, #17013, this 2,831 actual mile Spyder is 100% original except battery, window sticker, sales contract, all delivery documentation, still sporting original paper plate on the back, sold new at Baker Motor Cars in Atlanta, maroon with tan leather, all books and tools. 530.435.2627. CA 74 246GTS, champagne with tan leather, Daytona seats, 50K miles, unusually fine condition in and out. $82,500. 757.749.9047. VA 74 246 GTS Dino Spyder, s/n 07574, yellow with black, flares, new chairs and Campis, serviced by our shop from 1984, fresh bare metal paint and major service. $95,000. 310.318.8760, fax 310.376.3392. CA 73 246 GTS Spyder, with documented 17,000 original miles, one of the lowest mile Dinos available, very rare with chairs and flares, factory air conditioning, power windows and four-wheel disc brakes, one of the last US Dinos built (serial $08500). $94,500 possible part trade. 818.895.9906. CA 75 308 GT4, green, tan hides, 40K miles, Tubi, five-star wheels, great condition. 860.342.5705. CT 77 308 GTB, excellent interior and paint, never a dent since new, 16,000 miles. $37,500. 509.448.6879. WA 78 308 GTB, 10,000 miles, silver grey exterior, needs some work, call me personally for details, I drove it home a couple of days; exempt Excalibers wanted and Zimmers wanted, delivery arranged; CarFax available. $23,998. Harry Kaufmann Motorcars, 866.689.1973, 414.353.8088. WI 99 Maranello Grigio, alloy, K&N filter, Tubi exhaust, 7,100 miles, runs and drives as new. Tires as new. 516.365.1385. NY. 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English Car Profile 1948 MG TC Roadster "Supercharged" There simply isn't another open sports car from the pre-1950 era, in this price range, that offers the same visual panache along with reasonable mechanical reliability visceral motoring experience it offered. Unlike the ponderous, softly sprung, numb-steering cars from Detroit, the TC offered at least the illusion of speed and handling as drivers of the time, usually wearing tweed caps and sport coats with leather elbow patches, tossed them through the corners on twisting two-lane roads. They weren't fast, but they felt fast. And that, along with looking great, was enough to create legend. The SCM analysis: This car sold for $31,901, including buyer's commission, at the RM Meadow Brook auction on Aug. 2, 2003. For all its shortcomings, the TC is an important car, an iconic British roadster worth adding to any serious collection. Not only is it a classic, but it's also affordable: Values for decent TCs start in the high teens and extend up into the mid-to-high twenties. There simply isn't another open sports car from the pre-1950 era, in this price range, that offers the same visual panache, along with reasonable mechanical reliability and enough performance (barely) to be enjoyable on today's secondary roads. When searching for a TC, look for all the obvious sins (rust, excessive smoke, non-original pieces, poor-quality restoration, accident damage, etc.), but remember these are simple cars with good parts availability. Minor issues can easily be remedied, but like any car trading in this price range, trying to restore a basket case, or worse, trying to re-restore someone else's botched job can lead to spending more than buying a good or great car properly done, would cost in the first place. DATA Years produced: 1945-1949 Number produced: 10,000 Original list price: $2,238 SCA1 Price Guide: $18,000-$24,000 Tune-up/major service: $375 Distributor cap: $25 Chassis: TC7272 Engine: XPAG8145 he Ford Model T put America on wheels, and the T series MG put Americans behind the steering wheels of sports cars. With America's post-WWII economy booming, MG found itself in the right place at the right time. While Europe was still recovering from the ravages of the war, in the States demand for new cars was at a fever pitch. By the time production ceased in 1949, 10,000 TCs had been manufactured. According to official records, more than 6,500 of these were exported, however the real number is likely higher. Many TCs came to the US after first being registered as new cars in Great Britain by GIs who bought them while on overseas duty. They then brought the "funny little cars" home where they made a striking impression when surrounded by the taller, longer and wider Buicks, Fords and other domestic models of the era. Defined by flowing front fenders, a fold-flat windscreen, impossibly large wheels, and a rear-mounted spare, the TC is as handsome as it is uncomfortable. The large steering wheel jams into your chest, leading to a classic elbows-out driving style. The top mechanism on the TC was likely designed by someone with an ironic sense of humor, as putting up the top is something best done when the sun is shining and you have extra time on your hands—precisely when it's not needed. The XPAG model TC motor, a 1250-cc unit little changed from the prewar TB units, makes just 54 horsepower, giving the car a top speed of 78 mph. A four-speed manual with a non-synchromesh first gear was your only option, and all TCs were right-drive. With a solid-axle front and rear, semi-elliptic springs and lever action shock absorbers, the TC had a harsh ride. Its ladder-frame chassis and steel body panels built over wood frames were already obsolete when the cars were new. The TC had room for just two occupants, and possibly side curtains or a small piece of soft-sided luggage, but practicality was not the reason people bought the TC. No, the IC was endearing because of the direct, While the TC's replacement, the MG TD, was more popular and available in left-hand drive, it lacks the pure classicism of its predecessor. However; ifyou 're actually planning on going more than a few dozen miles in your vintage MG, the TD does offer independent front suspension and wider tires for better ride and handling at the same (or lower) price. The car pictured here was well presented at the auction, clean and detailed, with the owner present to answer any questions. This was an older restoration, yet one with plenty of life left. An unusual feature was the Judson supercharger Once a common swap meet find and available for pocket change, now it's a sought-after and expensive accessory. It offers an advertised "45 percent more horsepower "Provided it's in a proper state of tune, the blower will go a long way towards remedying one of the TCs biggest drawbacks, a woeful lack of power in a world where minivans do 0-60 in 8 seconds. However; the top speed remains unchanged and there is some question about the wisdom of adding extra horsepower to an already marginal suspension, tire and brake package. This car was ready to go, with an attractive yellow body and black fenders. Even though the price was substantially past the top of our Price Guide, given the supercharger and the apparent soundness of this car I would consider it well bought.—Dave Kinney* Chassis #: Plate on left side of tool box Engine #: Plateau bell housing above starter Club: MG Drivers Club of North America, 18 George's Place, Clinton, NJ 08809-1334 Web site: www.mgdriversclub.com Alternatives: 1954-1990 Morgan 4/4, 1949-1953 MG TO SChl Investment Grade: B COMPS 1948 MG TC Lot #459,5/N TC1851 Condition: 3 Sold at $30,475 Bonhams; Brookline, Mass.; 5/3/2003 SCM ID# 31037 948 MG IC Lot #216; S/N XPAG4436 Condition: 2+ Sold at $24,840 Barrett-Jackson; Los Angeles, Calif.; 6/21/2003 SCM ID# 31440


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ASTON MARTIN 66 DB6, left hand drive, 5-speed. Goodwood green, tan leather interior, purchased in 1966, outstanding condition inside and out, 80K miles. $83,000. 757.749.9047. VA 69 DBS, full restoration of body and chassis by specialists, all receipts with car, paint near flawless, chrome excellent, interior original and in very good condition, green with tan, lhd, auto, a/c, PAS, 45,000 miles, great oil pressure. aston12 I 894@pikeonline .net. $25,000. AUSTIN 72 Mini 1100, English driver's side, garage kept, 57,095 miles, great condition, silver body, no rust, black vinyl top, original interior. mercymike@cox.net . $7,350. Mike, 540.890.2030. VA AUSTIN-HEALEY 55 100-4, restoration needs to be finished, newer white paint, new red leather interior, all new brakes, rebuilt engine, new tires. $13,000 obo. 215.962.9480. PA 59 100-6 BN4, red with original hardtop, tonneau cover, side curtains, wire wheels 8c jack, 8/03 all new brake parts installed, exhaust, tires, carburetors rebuilt, tuneup, runs well, needs undercarriage/frame work. pai944@aol.com . $12,000 obo. 517.393.5958. MI 60 Bug Eye Sprite, white, very nice restored California rust-free car. $9,995 obo. 760.342.3619 days, 760.742.3710 evenings. CA 63 3000 Mk II, Healey blue with blue interior, frame-up restoration, new top, new tonneau, new interior, show winner, cosmetically and mechanically outstanding, a English Car Classifieds ALL CLASSIFIEDS ONLY $15. rare find in show quality condition. US. AB, Canada. BENTLEY 30 Birkin Blower, A magnificent recreation constructed in 2001 on a 1935 Rolls-Royce chassis. Aluminum bodywork over an ash frame, 4.5 liter supercharged Bentley Mark IV engine producing 225bhp. Peterson Engineering has built the car with an unbelievable attention to detail. The motorcar appears as a fully restored original. The Blower is a joy to drive with its ample power and hydraulic braking system. Must see to believe. Other recreations available via special order. P.O.A. www.ContinentalA utoSports.com. 630.655.3535. IL JAGUAR 52 120, fixed head coupe, black, original owner, title & warranty, letter from Lyons, tool kit, mint original Jaguar from new, serial #679601. $36,500. 215.794.2100. PA 58 XIC150S, June production early S. documented JCNA #158 of 326, restored to factory colors, black, black top, red interior, frame-up body-off restoration completed 1997, 19,000 miles. lhaithc@attglobal.net . $75,000, partial Porsche 911 or Mercedes AMG trades considered. 336.723.1854 office. NC 61 E-Type, roadster, #875366, welded louvers, external bonnet latches, flat floor, matching numbers, restored. $56,000. 352.475.6270. FL 64 XKE Series I, roadster, 53K original INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! See page 108 for details. $42,000  miles, red, black, perfect panel fit, original hardtop, completely rebuilt motor, same owner 10 years. $40,000. 847.382.6227, 847.370.9500. IL 68 Series 1.5 2+2, coupe, automatic, 45K miles, excellent maroon paint, new tires, good condition, make offer. sjhoyer@aol.com . 480.888.0169. AZ 71 XICE 2+2, V12, Concours Champion, red, black interior, 4-spd, total nut and bolt restoration, JCNA National awards 2001, 2002, 2003, prover winner. $49,000. Glenn Henson, 937.652.1673. OH LOTUS 60 Elite Stage 1, Series 1, restoration nearly complete, you finish, very nice. $30,900. Terry, 909.985.4255. CA 62 7 Series II, rhd with twin cam, Webers, roll bar, 5-point harness, Bean alternator conversion. peteslotus@shaw.ca . $15,000 obo. 403.240.4206. AB, Canada 63 Super 7, genuine, orange/polished aluminum, race prepped Cosworth, Brooklands, Wobblys, much more. $28,995. 914.478.0080. NY 67 Elan S3 SE, convertible, red/white Sprint colors, black interior, Weber head, interior and mechanicals redone, paint has some chips and cracks, 72,000 miles. zog@ameritech.net . 847.390.0142. IL 77 Eclat, new cams & pistons, Dell'orto carbs, electronic ignition, rebuilt steering rack, 85% restored, white w/gray interior, must sell. 301.340.1130. MD MG 52 TD, Inskip body, runs great, new brakes, same owner over 30 years, New York Auto Show car. $21,000. 845.462.5807. NY 54 TF, a classic, runs and looks great, Volvo engine, transmission, MGA rear end and front disc brakes, a daily driver, it needs a good loving home. ryan .b_young@juno.com. $10,000, negotiable. AUTHORIZED MORGAN MOTOR CAR DEALER 58 MGA, restored 5 years ago, red with black leather interior. $13,000. 865.577.5468. TN 62 MGA Mk II, roadster, Olde English white, new black interior and top, wire wheels, 85,000 miles, matching numbers, great driver. Irob143@aol.com. $12,500 obo. 203.259.5532. CT 66 MGB, roadster, nice red paint, new top and black interior, looks and runs excellent, great, straight, rust-free driver. 58,900. 231.882.0426. MI 76 MGB, roadster, 71,000 miles, completely restored, too much to list, car show winner, a must see, the car is immaculate. $17,500 or reasonable offer. Paul, 716.633.6603. NY 78 MGB, excellent condition, no rust, British racing green/tan, 58K miles, always garaged, truly original car with documentation, title. $8,495 obo. 561.793.5706. FL SUNBEAM 61 Alpine Mark I, straight rot-free body with ok paint, 80 percent of the interior and chrome is replaced, the car runs well and is original, a nice driver but not an AACA show car. $5,000. Bob, 302.328.9328. DE 65 Tiger, 289/C4 trans, slightly modified, rust-free California car, very good and fun driver. $19,995 obo. 760.342.3619 days, 760.742.3710 eves. CA TRIUMPH 55 TR2, TR4 engine/trans, excellent condition, CA rust - 59 TR3, red/black, chrome wires, one CA owner (til 12/2001), CA black plates, books, tools, never driven out of CA, immaculate. jdhi@comcast.net. 408.867.5245. CA 60 TR3A, 4-spd overdrive, original hardtop, very nice condition, rust-free California car. $14,995 obo. 760.342.3619, days. CA 63 TR4, No-rust California car, dual Webers, mini lilies, new tires, red with black interior, many extras. $10,500. Terry, 970.980.5597. CO 64 TR4, roadster, all original, good solid driver, 89,000 original miles, dual factory Stromberg carburetors, older repaint, knock-off wire wheels, updated interior, multi assortment of parts come with the vehicle. $4,900 or best offer. 781.864.7166 cell, 800.665.2165. MA 73 TR6, Arizona cars pkg, 1973 and 1974 plus parts car, white with roll bars, garaged, excellent. sc150f@hotmail.com . $12,500. 520.623.1933. AZ WANTED An absolutely serious buyer wants any European antique classic cars, Jaguar, Austin-Healey, MG, Morgan, Triumph, 356, 190SL, Alfa Romeo, Riley, Land Rover, Singer, also pre-war cars and other interesting European cars in any condition, any location. Please call Steve's British Connection. sbcinc@aol.com . 630.553.9023, fax 815.786.3372.* THE WORLD'S BIGGEST & BEST JAGUAR WEB SITE LARGEST INVENTORY OF ALL MODELS DOC'S JAGS http://www.docsjags.com/ *A- 1 I r.11 W■C> 12 1_ CoNIV 1 I E TEL: (480) 951-0777 FAX: (480) 951-3339, AZ RESTORATION CENTER (623) 869-8777 23047 N. 15 Lane, Phoenix, AZ ASK FOR "DOC" • E-mail doc@docsjags.com ow"— — BRG, gray. $19,995 obo. 760.342.3619 days, 760.742.3710 eves. CA free, 1 owner for 47 years,


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Alfa Romeo Profile 1932 8C 2300 Corto Corsa Such is the demand for 8Cs today that even highly compromised examples like this one command whacking great money, as the winning bid demonstrates That's British understatement at its best. After reading and re-reading the catalog description for this car several times (a condensed version appears above), I was reaching for some aspirin to relieve the ache between my eyes. Chassis: 2211080 Engine: 2211087 F or many enthusiasts, no supercharged straight-eight Alfa Romeo has more visual appeal and flair than the short-wheelbase Carozzeria Touring Spider Corsa style, as offered here in chassis 2211080. For many experienced drivers of such cars, this specific sub-group comprises the best handling, most responsive, most nimble and bestbraked of all the 8C series cars. Some features of this car's chassis suggest significant competition use before the car's first known road registration in Paris in 1933, including the lightweight chassis frame that still retains period competition stiffening about the front-end dumb-irons. As researched by vintage Alfa authority Simon Moore, it seems likely that this car's first recorded appearance was as an un-numbered frame, listed within the Figoni coachbuilding files as having been delivered in the late spring/early summer of 1933. After being hidden from the Nazis during World War II, this 8C was imported into the U.S. around 1961 wearing Figoni four-seat cabriolet coachwork. The American owner removed the body from the car and traded the chassis and drivetrain for a Volkswagen. In the late 1960s, the frame was modified to its current short-chassis configuration by British expert David Black, and a new engine was built up using the crankcase from 8C S/N 2211087. By 1971, our subject Alfa had been resurrected as a complete car, with its current replica Touringstyle bodywork. In the late 1980s it was disassembled again, and specialist Paul Grist was entrusted with the car's reassembly and complete restoration, which included the addition of the signature Touring fin ahead of the spare tires. It competed in the 1997 Mille Miglia, and is absolutely road-ready for any event. The SCM Anaylsis: This car sold for $894,375, including buyer's premium, at Bonhams ' Goodwood auction on September 5, 2003. As SCM senior auction reporter Richard Hudson-Evans remarked in his market comments concerning this car, it has a "complicated history." According to the catalog, this car may or may not have had a racing history prior to receiving the elegant and swoopy open four-seater Figoni coachwork mounted upon it in 1933. Furthermore, it may have raced in long-wheelbase form without a chassis number (!?) before being delivered to its alleged second owner Count Januszkowski, who purchased it with the Figoni body in place. One thing is certain: The chassis and running gear are part of the 1932 production numbers. The American who brought the car to the States actually got it as part of a package deal with two Type 57 Bugattis. (Those were the days!) As it was just a used-up used car no one stepped up to buy the Alfa, so after it was traded for a VW Beetle, it was broken up for parts. Then, as the values of 8Cs rose, all of the pieces necessary to make it a car again magically came together; drawn by the magnet of money. So what do we have here? A well-documented pile of important bits that have somehow amalgamated themselves into a replica of an important car FrankenAlfa doesn't seem an inappropriate term. Of course, the fact that the car exists at all is somewhat of a minor miracle in view of its checkered history. Two things rankle about this restoration/conversion. First, the reverserim wheels and oversize tires give the car a somewhat heavy look instead of the litheness of line for which these cars are so admired. It's rather like wearing combat boots with a tuxedo. They cover your feet but a pair of patent leather pumps would be much more appropriate. Second, the new "Touring" body's doors don't have the right sweep and look a bit awkward to the experienced Alfisti's eye. Years produced: 1931-1933 Number produced: 181 Original list price: N/A SCM Price Guide: $900,000$1,100,000 Tune-up/major service: $1,500 Distributor cap: $600 Chassis #: Plateau bulkhead Engine #: Stamped in left cylinder block Club: Vintage Sports Car Club of America, 170 Wetherill Rd., Gorden City, NY 11530 Alternatives: 1930-1931 Bentley 4 1/2-liter supercharged, 1932 Type 55 Bugatti Such, though, is the demand for these cars today that even highly compromised examples like this one command whacking great money, as the winning bid demonstrates. Rumor has it that this car was bought by a US.-based SCM'er who has already been offered a profit on his deal. How much more would it be worth it it were a real car? Consider the famous Rimoldi Alfa 8C 2300 that was sold at a Christie's Pebble Beach auction a few years back. That car was so sublimely original and correct that merely contemplating subjecting it to a restoration. repaint or rebuild would rank as a mortal sin. At the time the successful bidder paid $1.75 million for this gem. Today it could be worth close to twice that. So on the one hand, the buyer of the 8C here got a bargain, as the car will be accepted to nearly any vintage event in the world, at one-third the price of the real thing. On the other hand, for a sophisticated collector of means, this will always be a car with a monumental set of stories, and never a top-flight example.—Dave Brownell• SCM Investment Grade: A (original car), B (this car) 1932 Alfa Romeo 8(2300 Corte Corsa Lot #520,5/N 2111027 Condition: 3- Sold at $1,530,720 Bonhams & Brooks ; Northamptonshire, U.K. ; 8/25/2001 SCM ID# 24299 -OF  7l! 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C Lot #90,5/N 2111024 Condition: 2- Not sold at $964,150 Barrett-Jackson/Coys ; Grimaldi Forum, Monte Carlo ; 5/17/2002 SCM ID# 28355


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WITIIIMPREIRM'M ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! ONLY $15. See page 108 for details. 57 Giulietta convertible, red m.ith black interior, very solid body, motor is partly apart, needs minor restoration. $7,950. 718.545.0500, fax, 718.545.1308. NY 58 2000 Spyder, very nice car, finished in red with tan leather and canvas. $32,500. 310.657.9699, fax 310-657-9698. NY 59 Sprint Veloce, 750 intemm, rare, complete, needs restoration. drew@rocicisland.com . $6,500. 360.378.3013. WA 64 2600 Sprint 6-cylinder 2-door, needs restoration, motor rebuilt, been in storage, 30 miles from Boston. $2,000. 508.485.8384. Northboro, MA. 65 Giulia Sprint CT, needs interior assembly and brake rebuilt, includes new interior panel/carpet kits, spare windshields, bumpers, seats, engine, gearbox solid, dual stock Webers, clean, some bondo, paint good. $2,500 obo. 203.573.3224 weekdays, 860.832.9462 evenings and weekends. CT 66 2600 Touring Spider, red with maroon interior, beige top, restored car. $21,500. 305.957.0817. FL 66 2600 Spider by Touring, excellent restored two-owner example, red with black leather, manuals and books. $32,000. 510.653.7555, fax 510.653.9754. CA 66 Duetto, imported from Italy in December 2001, all original interior in great condition, refurbished engine in perfect running order, car driven regularly, with no problems whatsoever, regular maintenance by certified Alfa mechanic. jamesacarey@hotmail.com . $12,500 obo. Jamie, 443.562.7464. MD 88 Quadrifoglio Veloce Spider, black. gray leather, new canvas top, 56,000 miles, working air conditioning, power windows. 5-speed, nice car. $6,500. Rick Mayo, 540.832.0544. VA 89 Spider Quadrifoglio, black, gray leather. 76,000 miles, 5-speed, recent complete valve job, hard-top, excellent condition. $7,900. 323.876.8128. CA 91 164L, automatic, metallic gray with black leather, factory a/c changed to new gas, new all-weather tires, plus spare, plus unused donut, superbly maintained by Alfa technicians, Agip motor oil, all power. sunroof, alarm, only OEM parts, new compressor, one driver, always garaged, about 100,000 miles, owner' manual of course, serviced, stickered Aug, just detailed, what a deal. psweed505@aol.com. $5,500 obo. 212.533.6174. NY 91 164L, 5-speed, red with black interior. 108,000 miles, new clutch, struts, tires, etc. looks and drives nice, developed noise in motor. $1,000. 401.265.0879. RI 94 164LS, champagne/tan leather, 79,000 miles, garaged, records, new timing belt. $9,500. 914.232.0065. NY GTA Jr, AR775928, terrific mat-free street car from Rome, imported 1982, fresh motor and close ratio box, magnesium bellhousing, correct twin plug setup on non-original block, chassis is restored, body needs paint. car needs assembly, partial trade possible. Matt Jones, 713.849.2400. TX. www.alfapartscatalog.com Largest online parts and accessories catalog vv factory part numbers, images, parts diagrams, and online ordering! "Original parts and hard to find NOS. • Rebuilds, sheet metal, restoration and aftermarket parts. • High performance components. "Full line of Alfa Romeo factory gifts, accessories and collectables. • Prompt worldwide delivery. From Giulletta to 164, factory authorised Alfa Romeo parts provider, over 30 years of exclusive Alfa Romeo experience. 800 890 ALFA (2532) 510 525 9435 www.alfapartscatalog.com 1961 Corvette Convertible A one owner, black plate California car 1965 Alfa Romeo GTA 1600 Corsa with full competition specs 1951 Jaguar XK120 Roadster An older restoration with matching numbers 1940 Ford Hot Rod Pick up - 1997 Grand National Roadster Show Pt Place; 1998 Detroit Autorama Pt Place Custom Rod Pick-up 1953 Ferrari 250 Europa 2002 Pebble Beach entrant; the only all aluminum Pininfarina body of 15 built We specialize in buying, selling, trading and GRAND PRIX consignment of historical sports cars and racing cars. We have been in business for 25 years and maintain an inventory of 15-20 historic cars. Come see us in La Jolla. 1964 Porsche 904 GTS A very original example with excellent records and history 7456 La Jolla Boulevard La Jolla, CA 92037 (858) 459-3500 TEL (858) 459-3512 FAX www. grandprixclassics.corn


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tceterim  nen s ro I e 1962 Citroen 2CV 4x4 Sahara Two engines at different ends of the car, two carburetors, two gearboxes, two ignition keys: It's a miserable thing to drive. I should know, as I owned one and commuted in it daily for six years Citroen aficionado, it's a miserable thing to drive. I should know, as I owned one for six years and used it as a regular commuter 71vo engines at different ends of the car, two carburetors, two gearboxes, two ignition keys: Only the French could come up with something like this. The two clutches operate through a single pedal (thank goodness), and a single master cylinder, so it helps to be an experienced drag racer to manage the heavy pedal. If you run the car on one engine, the weight of the extra motor limits you to 40 mph, about the speed of a competitive cyclist. Even with both engines running, 60 mph feels like the spin cycle in a washing machine. In theory, the two clutches take up together, but in practice they never seem to. This means you're always stalling one engine at a traffic light and having to bump start it with the other, a kind of primitive version of the engine-stop feature found in new hybrids like the Honda Insight. Of course, if the throttles aren't exactly synchronized, there's little cause for worry—with only 12 horsepower at each end, the car can't tear itself apart. Chassis: 0449 Engine: 0540013, 0540094 T In the late 1950s, French oil company Total needed a rugged vehicle for desert exploration. Citroen dispatched recent acquisition Panhard to design a prototype based on the 2CV. The result was the Sahara, fundamentally a 2CV with another engine and gearbox mounted in the trunk, driving the rear wheels. he slab-sided, roll-top Citroen "Deux-Chevaux" was conceived as a people's car, a front-wheel drive contemporary of the Volkswagen Beetle. The first 2CV was introduced in 1948, powered by an air-cooled, twin-cylinder, 375-cc engine. By the time the last one rolled out of the factory in Vigo, Spain, in 1990, around four million had been made. Sahara collectors face an inherent problem: These cars were built to go in harm's way and most did. A serious collector might search in Spain, where the Guardia Civil used a number of Saharas. Swiss rescue units were fond of the cars and several have been found there. Others went to police departments in French South Sea islands, but good luck finding any survivors there—salty ocean water and 1960s-vintage sheetmetal don 't get along well. But the problems don't stop with the she etmetal. Correct NOS spares are non-existent, and many parts are unique, including the rear deck, the complicated dual shift linkage, and the electric wiper motor; among others. DATA Years produced: 1960-1966 Number produced: 694 Original list price: Approx. $2,000 SCM Valuation: $10,000-$25,000 Tune-up/major service: $100 Distributor cap: None Chassis #: On cross rail behind front engine, right side Engine #: On front of engine case Club: Citroen Club of America, 8585 Commerce Ave, Son Diego, CA 92121 The Sahara hood is not a corrugated early hood, as is often thought, but a special part with an early grille and a single rib leading up to the spare wheel well. The super-duty frame is unique to the car; with reinforced axles, suspension arms and Ami 6 friction shocks. Inside, the driver faced a minimal dash panel with a speedometer, two ignition switches, two red generator lights and two keys. The gearshift was between the front seats, under which sat the fuel tanks, with the filler necks protruding through holes in the doors. Citroen built 693 Saharas between 1960-66; the 694th is claimed to have been assembled from spares in 1971. About 25 2CV 4x4s are believed to survive. This car was built from at least three cars, the best one found in Israel, sans motors. Another Sahara donated its engines, while a standard 2CV was harvested for the remaining parts. It is said to be the subject of a three-year restoration to a very high standard, and is sure to be the hit of the next all-French car show. The SCM analysis: This car sold for $23,392, including buyer's commission, at the Christie's Holland auction on Aug. 31, 2003. While a 4x4 2CV Sahara is the ultimate conversation piece for a 50  The rear deck was modified to include an air intake for the fan-cooled engine and the rear carburetor breathed through louvers over the rear wheel wells. The wheels were widened to take 155-15 tires and the rear fenders cut out to accommodate them. Tube bumpers were fitted at both ends and the spare tire was moved into a recess on top of the hood, held down with three straps. A lever could be used to disengage the rear motor so on smooth roads the car could be driven on the front one alone. It was also possible to lock out the front motor and drive on just the rear one. The engines (identified by 'A W" on the identification plate) have special modifications, including revised carburetors and oil pickups to allow for off-road, high lean-angle use. Many body parts can be grabbed from ordinary cars and it's easy to cut out the rear fenders to make room for the wider wheels and bigger tires. In the mid-1970s there was even a short run of old-style bodies without the third side window, so it is possible to re-body a Sahara using one of those. This Sahara was seemingly a nice enough car; and in fact may be "the best in the world," as the 2CV 4x4 universe is a limited one. Its price is certainly on the high side of what I have experienced, as while Saharas are hard to find, not many are looking for them. This buyer should be pleased he's got his fantasy 2CV and this seller should be glad he found this buyer—Paul Duchene (Background information courtesy of the auction company)• 1972 Citroen Delivery Lot #515, S/N 05AK7148 Condition: 3 Sold at $7,950 eBoy/Kruse ; Las Vegas, Nev. ; 5/31/2002 SCM ID# 28658 Web site: www.citroen-co.com Alternative: 1968-1977 Citroen Mehari, 1971-1975 Volkswagen Thing, motorized skateboard with engine at each end SCM Investment grade: CCOMPS 1979 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Lot #34, S/N 1592027898 Condition: 1 Sold at $21,450 RM; Phoenix, Ariz.; 1/18/2002 SCM ID# 27007 Sports Car Market


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tce emu  AMPHICAR 63 Amphicar, 16,000 original miles, no heavy rust except in original hood, minor fin, balance of the car is in good shape, runs, floats and swims, no leaks. 4mahoney@gte.net . 941.714.0433. FL $16,000 obo. APOLLO 68 5000GT, one CA owner 29 years, rustfree, new black paint, wire wheels & tires, factory 5 liter Buick V8, 2,900 lbs, one of approximately 10 restored coupes (77 produced), the Apollo is one of the best designed and driving Italian/American hybrids. rogmorr@yahoo.com Roger Morrison, 785.827.9331. KS CITROEN 69 DS, good condition; second 1969, restorable; 1959 parts car, must sell now. $3,500 all. 219.923.9696. IN 72 DS21, European specification, black, red velour interior, impressive appearance, dependable, all systems functional, Borg-Warner fully automatic transmission, fantastic car. $8,700. 810.695.0954. MI 73 SM, Florida car, 47K original miles, automatic, a/c, excellent hydraulics, Maserati engine, perfect paint and body, needs nothing. $18,900. 716.992.9928, 716.574.0938. NY 77 2CV, red over white Dolly, limited production top of the line model, as new condition, only 11,000 miles, late model 602cc engine (unleaded), and front disc brakes, an adorable car that turns heads wherever you got, more smiles to the gallon at 70mph. erikdewidt@aol.com . $11,000. 301.587.8635. MD DATSUN 70 240Z, #6709, restoration done 19992000, British racing green, tan interior, collector license plates, $20,000 Canadian appraisal 2002, open to offers. kathy - e_day@yahoo.com . 250-752-2613. BC, Canada. DETOMASO 70 Mangusta, same model as used in the movie Kill Bill, quad headlight, bare metal restoration, $40,000 spent, Third Place Street original 2000 Vegas Concours, #8MA1256. $45,000 obo. 909.860.9553. CA 82 Longchamp GTS, ivory exterior, ivory leather interior, ivory wheels, factory flares, 10" rear wheels, high speed touring coupe, built on Maserati Kyalami platform, car equipped with V8 Ford motor with C6 automatic transmission, these cars are beautiful and extremely fast, restored. $35,000. 404.386.0010. GA FIAT 67 Dino Spider, #135AS000449, 1,163 built, rare Ferrari-Fiat, Ferrari quadcam V6, Pininfarina coachwork, Cromodora wheels, 131mph, maintained by same Ferrari specialist since 1969. marco.pasanella@verizon.net . 212.566.2352. NY nen • s ass' ie e s ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! ONLY $15. See page 108 for details. 78 X119, 63,000 miles, super rust-free condition, a/c, runs excellent. $3,900. 412.766.6690. PA ITALIA 72 Roadster, red/tan, very clean, mechanically excellent with rebuilt suspension, rebuilt 351, lower ratio rear axle, 4speed manual transmission. Outstanding in every way. mvw.ContinentalAutoSports .com. $47,900. 630.6553535. IL INTERNIECCANICA 68 Italia roadster, fully documented, photographed restoration done to the highest professional standards, well over $80,000 invested to make this one of the finest Italias in the world. $58,500. www.larrykay.com LAMBORGHINI 83 Jalpa, black/black, Countach wing, 29K miles, very clean car, runs and drives excellent, lots of new parts. George, 614.471.7535. OH 86 Jalpa, black, cream, records, mechanicals restored, I5K miles, outstanding, US car, 2+ condition. 561.893.0833. FL $27,500. 69 124 sport coupe, just out of 30 year storage, completely rebuilt, excellent condition, all original. $9,500 obo. Mike, 301.986.0003. MD USAPPRAISAL Monthly Mystery Photo Response Deadline January 25, 2004 SW colic expe_n i nde Services Include: Appraisal Pre-Purchase Inspection Advisory Expert Wimess Vehicle Location and Consignment Restoration and Be the author of the most accurate, creative or provocative response and receive a sure-to-be-collectible-someday 1/18-scale collector car model courtesy of USAppraisal. Ties will be arbitrarily and capriciously decided. Our Photo, Your Caption e-mail: mysteryphoto@sportscannarket.com; snailmail: Mystery, P.O. Box 16130, Portland OR 97292 Fax your response to 503.253.2234. Send us your mystery photo! If we use it, you'll get an official "SCM Fright Pig Inspector" cap. Use contact info above; email photos at 300 dpi in JPEG format. February 2004  Collection Management On-Site Auction Counsel 89 Anniversary, red/tan with red piping, Euro bumper, rear wing, 5,000 miles. $89,000. 440.460.0161. OH LANCIA 57 Aurelia B205 coupe, 57 by title, but early fourth Series by VIN, so 54 or 55, Nardi equipped: dash, wheel, carbs, floor shift, 18 year owner, excellent older res- toration. $39,500 obo; delivery possible. Jack, 800.886.2701. MO 68 Flavia, rebuilt 1.8 liter engine, original gray metallic, front wheel drive, Fl, pdb, 4-speed, 2nd owner, rebuilt transmission, new clutch, total restoration, collector's plates, the only one in Canada, best offer. 604.530.5329. BC, Canada MASERATI 64 3500 GT coupe, one of seven automatics, car is stripped, ready for paint, rust in driver's floor, Borrani wire wheels with new tires. $20,000. 717.529.2126. PA 69 Ghibli Spyder, red/tan with tan convertible top, low mileage conversion from coupe, s/n 1838, belonged to Hollywood lawyer Tristran Buckley. $47,500. 770.939.7818. GA PEUGEOT 60 403 4-door, good original, not running. $1,700. Dieter Balogh, 818.340.6002. CA 62 Peugeot, original owner offers classic 4-door sedan in excellent condition, one of the first 404s imported to the US, perfect bumpers, wheelcovers, headlight rims, original black paint, factory aluminum roof rack also available. 610.345.0443. PA VOLVO 68 P1800S, white with red interior, good condition, runs great, lots of TLC and restoration work completed past 4 years, moving, must sell. deuxjoyeux@aol.com. $6,250 or make offer. 610.388.7127. PA 72 1800E, beautiful black, low mileage, auto, a/c, from a museum, drive anywhere, open to offer. 716.662.3380, 716.807.6483, 716.861.0054. NY. 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erman ar ' ro i e 1963 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Roadster This one, as they say in real estate, had "great bones" and just a little mechanical sorting over the winter should make it a nice summer cruiser were in some ways better than their "big brothers," no one is going to mistake one for a 300SL, a car that brings seven times the money. Indeed, the 300SL is an entirely different car, one that shares about as well as most older brothers do with their younger siblings. In other words, it offers the 190 only its outward appearance. Because of their relatively low value, many 190SLs are improperly repaired and heavily undercoated. To be fair, the build quality of these cars was first rate, as were all Mercedes of the period But that's part of the problem of finding a good one now—they are expensive to restore correctly so most "restorations" are amateur at best. 190SLs were equipped with two side-draft Solex 44 PHH carbs. These are simply too much for the car at slower speeds, so low-end torque suffers. The accompanying "monkey cluster" throttle linkage is a bear to adjust properly and keep in tune, leading many owners to switch over to Webers, which provide little more power, but are easier to tune properly. The best-running 190SL I've ever driven had a single downdraft carburetor and manifold from a Mercedes 190b installed, which made the car much more responsive around town. All that said, I had the opportunity to go over this particular example quite thoroughly at the auction preview, and it is one of the finest I've seen. As with 356 Porsches, you start looking at 190SLs by lying on the ground to check out the floor pan and trailing arm mounts. This car was solid as can be, with not a hint of rust or accident damage. The fuel and brake lines were in excellent condition, and—surprise, surprise—no undercoat at all, a rarity. DATA Chassis: 121040-10-023853 he 190SL was born from the rich tradition of excellence and distinction so firmly adhered to by Mercedes-Benz. After the success of the powerful 300SL series, Mercedes executives and designers decided it would be advantageous to introduce a smaller, lower-priced example. The 300SL's "little brother" made an impact on the motoring world, selling over 25,000 units by the final days of its eight-year production run. The 190SL gained quite a following—it is rumored that it was the favorite car of the alluring Grace Kelly. In effect, the 190SL was far more practical than its more severe alternative, and was better designed to suit the everyday driver and enthusiast. It was as impressive to the eye as the 300 series and still offered adequate performance. The car came in two versions, the soft-top convertible and a removable hardtop version. Under the hood was an inline four-cylinder engine with a chain-driven overhead camshaft and two side-draft carburetors. All of this helped deliver a sufficient 105 horsepower to propel the monocoque-chassis 190SL to ample driving speeds. The car pictured here, with a known history from new, is strikingly presented with solid black paint offset by excellent chrome and whitewall tires. The panelwork is exemplary and the soft top fits well. Underneath, the car is clean and rust free. The interior is equally smart with black leather upholstery, dash surround and trim throughout. The car has its original steering wheel and also has a period Becker Europa radio fitted. The indicated mileage shows just over 60,000. Altogether this appears to be a highly impressive example of the marque. The SCM analysis: This car sold for $41,125, including buyer 's commission, at the Christie 's Pebble Beach Auction on August 17, 2003. It's hard for me to be a big fan of 190SLs, as I find them to be generally over-carbureted and buzzy machines that are often rusted beyond reasonable repair due to their unit-body construction. Though the auction catalog makes the audacious claim that 190SLs 52  Checking the trunk revealed the same virginal condition under the rubber mat. A fingernail tap test showed no filler on the body, and the door; hood, and trunk gaps were perfect. The paint and chrome were both very good. The interior was excellent with the proper Roser-style German leather and correct crease in the seat bottoms. And, of course, the car was finished in the always-attractive triple black 1 went for a test drive, however, and everything I ever disliked about 190SLs was true: The engine thrashed noisily without producing much power the steering was vague and the brakes pulled, while all wrapped in the imitation 300SL package. Despite this, I must admit to liking this car for its good body, paint and cosmetics. This one, as they say in real estate, had "great bones" and just a little mechanical sorting over the winter should make it a nice summer cruiser At $41,000, this 190SL sold for about 10 percent over the high SCM Price Guide value. These cars have been appreciating of late, and there's nothing wrong with paying this kind of premium for such a solid example of a car you 've decided you absolutely must have. This was a car I would have liked to buy, and given my disposition against 190SLs, that's saying something—Alex Finigan (Background information courtesy of the auction company)• Years produced: 1955-1963 Number produced: 25,881 Original list price: Approx. $5,000 SCM Price Guide: $23,000-$36,000 Tune-up/major service: $2,500 Distributor cap: $10 Chassis #: Tag on firewall, right front frame rail Engine #: Left side below head Club: Mercedes-Benz Club of America, 1907 Lelaray St., Colorado Springs, CO 80909-2872 Web site: www.mbca.org Alternatives: 1960-1965 Porsche 356 Cabriolet, 1958-1962 Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider, 1958-1974 Volkswagen Karmann Ohio Cab. SCM Investment Grade: B COMPS 1962 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Lot #65, S/N 1210401001320 Condition: 2+ Sold at $50,600 RM; Monterey, Calif.; 8/17/2001 SCM ID# 23162 1957 Mercedes-Benz 19051 Lot #6, S/N 1210427500595 Condition: 1Sold at $42,600 Shannons; Melbourne, Australia; 3/10/2003 SCM ID #30659 Sports Car Market


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Price Guides and the Real World t's SCM Price Guide time again. As we paw through all the data from the past year to help set the values that will go into the 2004 edition, I reflected on how readers can make best use of this information. To begin with, I would caution against using any guide as an exclusive way to determine value. The worst way to buy any collector car is to become an instant "expert" by reading a price guide. To understand the market for a Porsche, or any collectible car, you need to do more than look at a single source, even if that source is SCM. I ;., A price guide should be a first step, to get a general idea about values and relationships among different cars. Dealers have told me they rely on price guides for the first digit only—that would make a guide accurate only within $10,000. We'd like to think the SCM Price Guide does better than that, but it's still no substitute for talking to people with cars for sale, or with those who already own cars like the one you are shopping for. To make the best possible purchase, you've got to look at and drive as many cars as possible. Go to auctions and learn all you can by examining what is there, from the fright pigs to the #1 cars. If you can personally inspect at least five cars for sale, you will have the beginnings of your own personal When shopping for a collector car, there are a number of factors that can have a considerable effect on a price guide valuation: 1. What shape is the car in? If we've said it once, we've said it a million times: Condition is the most important variable. The SCM Price Guide is based on a strong #2 car, a vehicle we imagine to be in very good to excellent condition, better than a daily driver and one step below a regional concours car. And remember, in some instances, true #I, concours-winning Porsches can bring more than twice that of #2 cars. For instance, last year, SCM reviewed a very low mileage 1966 912 Coupe that sold for FOUR DETERMINANTS OF PRICE more than $16,000, far above our $7,500-$10,000 listing. But it was a car in near perfect condition, so the price was warranted. 2. Who is the seller? Is it a knowledgeable Porsche enthusiast who understands what the car is and what it's not? If so, then it may make sense to pay more for a car where you can rely on his statements. If the seller seems to know nothing about the car, this makes it much harder to know what you are really buying. The worst buy I ever made was a 1964 356SC Coupe, sold by a "friend" of the owner, who admitted he knew absolutely nothing about cars but volunteered that it was red, fast and cute. Thinking I couldn't go 54  Top cars bring far more than the price guides. tt- • ; ,  „ rtr, 4' 4: t•ta saa ••••• ....pat 3.; The only way to truly learn about a model is to look at a bunch of them. price guide, the most useful frame of reference in making your purchase decision. the problems. wrong, I paid $4,800, sight unseen. When it arrived, it was a disaster, with catastrophic rust everywhere, a drivetrain that not only wasn't operable, but had oil and gas pouring out of every orifice, and an interior with broken seats, missing carpets, and instruments that looked as if they dated from the Stone Age. Even parted out, the car was a loser. The seller had warned me he knew nothing about cars, and he was right. If only I had listened. 3. How anxious is the seller? Some of the best deals come when highly emotional sellers are in a big hurry to part with their car. This can be the result of something unrelated to the car itself, like a divorce. It can also be that the car is acting up and the seller just doesn't have the desire or patience to work through "Thinking I could n't go wrong, I paid $4,800 sight unseen. W hen the 356 arrived, it was a comp' ete disaster." I once bought a very nice 1971 911T Targa from a fellow who just couldn't get it to run right despite investing thousands in the car. It was straight and had a lovely interior, Fuchs alloys, and new tires, brakes, shocks, and clutch. It had one of the best-shifting 901 transmissions I have ever driven, but the engine ran rough and lacked power. After fiddling with it awhile, I noticed that a vacuum line from the carbs to the updated distributor had a hole in it. With that repaired, the car ran like a dream. At $7,500 it was a great buy. 4. How hard is the seller working to sell his car? How many ads will he place and how carefully will the car be prepared for sale? I like sellers who say, "I want to sell this car this week. I placed one ad, I am answering the phone this week, and that's it. The car is going away." This is a motivated seller, and it means your chances of getting a fair deal are good. On the other hand, some sellers are prepared to wait forever. I recently called on a 22,000-mile, original paint 1970 911E, with an asking price of $32,000, a very big number. The seller told me it has been for sale for a few years, and he has had little response, but he would continue to wait for that perfect person to happen along and meet his price. This kind of deal doesn't hold much interest. In the end, the SCM Price Guide is a good place to start your value research. But if you're serious about getting a good car at a fair price, start pounding the pavement. • Sports Car Market ..


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erman ar assi  BMW 73 3.0 CS, black and tan, 4-speed, power steering, power brakes, vintage air, power windows, no rust, alloy wheels, minor custom work by past owner, runs and drives well, call for details. Tony, 781.393.4493. MA 73 CSi, complete car, in process of upgrading to CSL with professionally installed 3.3 engine by BMW dealer, racing clutch, etc, original and Recaro seats, moving, no space, sacrifice. $3,400. 952.250.1753. MN 76 2002, coupe, burgundy exterior, houndstooth check and black leather interior, excellent runner, rebuilt engine, service records, gently stored, sunroof. writroad@execpc.com . T Jefferson. WI MERCEDES-BENZ 54 220A, cabriolet, white, blue leather, blue top, considerable amount of restoration done, strong runner, a solid 3. $55,000 obo. 312.335.1111. IL 55 300Sb, rare factory produced transition car with 300 SC chassis, interior, etc, only year of production, complete ground-up restoration by 300S/SC specialist, the best, ready for show or go. doctorjohnson@msn.com. 714.997.0407, 949.552.5800. CA 57 190SL, roadster, white body, blue top, 2 tops, must see to believe, have new motor to drive, have original motor to restore. $29,500 as is. 360.437.0577. WA 59 190SL, silver with blue leather interior, new blue soft top, books and tools, runs and looks excellent, needs nothing to enjoy. $22,900. 231.882.0426. MI I 59 220S, Classic coupe, 4-speed floor shift, maroon exterior, paint good shape, chrome good, blue leather interior fair, wood in good shape, runs fine, I drive it one or twice a week and nearly always get a compliment, always well maintained. soyrroy@aol.com . $13,800 firm. 949.645.2429. CA 64 230SL, 4-speed, good soft top, good hardtop, good interior, good electrical system, runs great, many new parts, needs bodywork, otherwise excellent. $9,500. 410.648.6123 MD, 516.621.6083. NY 66 230 SL, recent restoration, red, black interior, both tops, desirable ZF 5-speed manual transmission, European headlights, 66,000 km. $28,500. 314.909.7600. MO 67 250SL, roadster, green with tan interior, 6-cylinder, automatic, two tops, new carpets, always garaged, no rust, 85,000 miles. $15,000. Lionel, 978.371.0741. MA PORSCHE 61 356B, roadster, #88503, ruby red, black top, black interior, complete restoration done over last three years, records available, brand new Yokohama tires, same owner since 1990, Nardi steering wheel, Weber carburetors, new kingpins, generator and regulator. $40,000. 215.732.9176. PA 63 356 Super 90, converted to Speedster, been in storage ten years plus, custom car. $25,000 or offer. 760.228.3187. CA 64 SC, cabriolet, Les Leston steering wheel, black interior, red exterior, needs cosmetics, top is good, interior is excellent. 888-237-4359 ; ff HirMIANI I_T D. Classic CO PS WE ARE MOVING! I am pleased to announce the grand opening of our new 35,000 sq ft facility. For the last 15 years Hyman Ltd Classic Cars has acted as principle in the acquisition and sale of specialty collector cars. Over the years many of our friends and customers have requested that we take their cars on consignment, however our limited space did not allow us to do so. Our new facility will not only give us the ability to expand our service department and showroom, but will provide the opportunity to accept select consignments on a limited basis. Our desire to purchase quality collector cars or complete car collections continues, but in addition I invite you to contact me, or one of my associates to discuss how Hyman Ltd Classic Cars can help you sell your car. Sincerely, Mark Hyman  WWW.HYMANLTD.COM 314-524-6000 2310 CHAFFEE ST. LOUIS, MO 63146 February 2004  55 NEW! EXPANDE 7th Edition il www.RPMAutoBooks.com s 7iF mspio qt,..xotrdvwx ,, ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! ONLY $15. See page 108 for details. 107,000 miles car, original pans, very nice car. $38,500. 405.382.3522. OK 70 911S, original matching numbers, leather, air, posi, tensioner upgrade, s/s heat exchangers. Euro metric, rebuilt MFI. scylla66@yahoo.com. 860.364.0440. CT 71 911, slantnose with wide body kit, CA car, red/black interior like new, never rusted, rebuilt carburetors, rare nice survivor, an eye-catcher, s/n 9111121913. $11,600 firm. 763.862.8382. MN 72 911 Targa, whaletail, excellent condition, new top, 52,000 original miles, guards red. $8,500. 603.756.3155. NH 74 914, 2L G motor, Zambzie green, in$15,900. terior a 7, almost rust free, a solid driver and would make excellent car for easy restoration. tethmIcr@aol.com . $3,300. 970.945.4142. CO 75 911S, coupe, white, black, five-speed, a/c, sunroof, alloys, CD, original California car, restored five years ago, excellent condition, no rust. $12,500 obo. Tom, 626.374.5854. CA 76 912E, very rare, sunroof, 111,000 miles, no rust, original #2 car. $12,500. 303.341.2154. CO 79 930 Turbo, fresh motor, transmission, red with tan interior, very fast. $22,000. 405.382.3522. OK 83 911SC, whaletail Euro spec, dual carbs, charcoal gray, gray interior, 1,000 miles on engine and transmission, pw and moonroof. CD player, showroom condition. $26,995. 410.244.8799. MD. Take a Porsche Test Drive in Your Easy Chair!


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American Car Profile 1932 Ford "Ricky Nelson Roadster" This is the real thing, in a sea of fiberglass-bodied imitators with their ubiquitous 350 Chevy V8s and TH400 transmissions bubble and new, off-white, rolled-and-pleated Naugahyde upholstery was crafted by Lou Penn. A founding member of the Los Angeles Roadsters club, La Masa showed the car extensively. Famed hot rod photographer Andy Southard shot it in 1958 at a Long Beach show, a photo that appears in Southard's book, Hot Rods of the 1950s. In August 1960, a small photo of the La Masa roadster appeared on a composite cover of Hot Rod magazine. Inside, a two-page feature showed a smiling, flat-capped La Masa with his car, surrounded by show-winning trophies. The engine had been upgraded again, this time to a stock 1956 265-cid Corvette V8 with a four-barrel curb and polished 'Vette valve covers. The car was extensively pinstriped. A caption in the feature noted, "Sharp roadster has been used on TV by Ricky Nelson." It's unclear how many Ozzie and Harriet shows featured the car, but several stills exist of Ricky Nelson and his brother David in the car. La Masa's roadster also appeared in several "B" movies of the era, including Hot Rod Girl. f this channeled '32 roadster looks familiar to nostalgia-prone baby boomers, it is because it's the same car that David and Ricky Nelson drove in a memorable episode of the Ozzie and Harriet television series. Legend has it, young Ricky desperately wanted to buy the car with some of his show earnings, but Ozzie refused, saying, "No 1932 Ford is worth $3,500." I This roadster's well-documented history starts in 1951 with Ray De Fillipi of Los Angeles. Most West Coast roadsters of the period were highboys, so-called because their bodies rested atop the original frame. But Ray dropped his roadster's body down over the frame, welding it onto the chassis with a new floor pan. The result, called channeling, yielded a dramatically lowered silhouette. If you raced at the dry lakes, this wind-cheating modification bumped you up one racing class. De Fillipi's "deuce" lowboy featured a bored-and-stroked 286-cid Ford flathead with an Edelbrock dual manifold, rare Harrell high-compression heads, a Winfield SU-1 cam and Kurten dual-coil ignition. The transmission was a 1940 Ford column-shift, fitted with a close-ratio Lincoln Zephyr first and second gear cluster. Ray sectioned the filled grille shell to match the car's new proportions, then fabricated a new three-piece, louvered hood with a bubble to clear the carbs and "lunchbox latches" to open and close the top portion. Reversed rear wheels were a pioneering feature, along with faired-in door hinges. A 1940 Ford dash was narrowed to fit. The car's workmanship and its blazing fire-engine red finish were first class, earning Ray a feature in the April 1952 issue of Hop Up magazine. When the roadster showed up in Rod & Custom in April 1956, it had since been sold to Tony La Masa (whose name also appears variously as La Mesa and Le Masa). Giving no credit to Ray De Fillipi, the Rod & Custom writer implied that tough, cigar-smoking Tony had built the car from scratch. On the contrary, he bought a car that was very well done as his starting point. La Masa installed a 277-cid John Geraghty-built flathead with a Navarro triple manifold and Navarro heads. The identical Winfield cam was specified, along with a Harman & Collins dual ignition. The steel wheels were changed to Mercury 15-inch, rather than De Fillipi's Ford 16s. The roadster had been repainted lime green; a scoop was cut in the hood La Masa eventually sold the roadster to a Bob Kazuyoshi, who in turn sold it to Bernie Sievers, who then passed it on to Don Orosco in July 1997. Orosco planned to complete another vintage hot rod for the inaugural hot rod class at Pebble Beach that year, but then he realized that restoration would take longer than expected, so he purchased the La Masa '32 sight unseen. He called me (I curate the Pebble Beach hot rod classes) and asked if he could change his entry. 1, of course, agreed. When Don took delivery of the car, he realized it was well preserved, but not up to Pebble Beach standards. DATA Years produced: 1932 Number produced: 6,893 Original list price: $500 Saf Valuation: $175,000-5225,000 Tune-up/major service: $200 Distributor cap: $1450 Chassis #: Tap left of front frame rail Engine #: Front of block behind water pump Orosco and his crew embarked on a major redo of the roadster in just three weeks, re-plating, repainting, re-striping, reupholstering and refurbishing everything. Luckily, the roadster was virtually complete and still very original, so parts chasing was minimal. It won a creditable third place at Pebble Beach that year, behind Bruce Meyer's ex-Doane Spencer '32 roadster and Kirk F. White's '32 Ford dry lakes racer, built in 1946 by hot rod pioneer Ray Brown. After appearing at the Lodge, the Ricky Nelson roadster spent most of its time in Orosco's private museum until he decided to consign it to the Bonhams auction last August. The SCM analysis: The De Fillipi/Tony La Masa/Ricky Nelson roadster sold for $192,000, including buyer 's premium, at Bonhams & Buttelfields ' Carmel auction, August 15, 2003. Despite Ozzie 's skepticism, knowledgeable collectors value cars like this one. Authentically restored and well-preserved historic hot rods from the 1940s and 1950s are enjoying a value boomlet, partly fueled by the their eligibility at Pebble Beach and other concours. They represent the real thing in a sea of fiberglass-bodied imitators with their ubiquitous 350 Chevy V8s Club: Goodguys Rod & Custom Association, P.O. Box 424, Alamo, CA 94507 Web site: www.good-guys.com Alternatives: 1953 Chevrolet Corvette, Boyd Coddington-built hot rod SCIA Investment Grade: A. COMPS 1932 Ford Hot Rod Lot #436 Condition: 1 Sold at S264,000 RM; Monterey, Calif.; 8/18/2000 SCM ID# 10276 1932 Ford Hot Rod "Boydster" Lot #705, S/N 1824256932 Condition: 2 Not sold at S100,000 Barrett-Jackson ; Scottsdale, Ariz. ; 1/16/2003 SCM ID# 30216


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and TH400 transmissions. You can 't create history and provenance out of thin air in any segment of the car hobby and hot rods are no exception. Those rods that have it, the ones Boyd Coddington likes to call "our ancestor cars," are the ones collectors want. Racing history, magazine coverage, notable ownership and movie history are all plusses. This roadster had it all: the provenance, an unbroken history and a significant notoriety to merit its attention-getting sale price. Many hot rod restorers choose to bring a car back to the way it was first built. In this case, it was arguably more correct to redo the roadster instead as it had appeared on Ozzie and Harriet. The car's television appearances created a lasting impression that has added immeasurably to its value today. Although its restoration was a hasty one, it was done correctly with refurbished original and period pieces. The car is still extremely clean, it was detailed and well presented, and it had been driven very little since its trip over the ramp at Pebble Beach. Even the conservative AACA permits historic rods in their events. Class 24A allows properly documented cars, 25 years or olden if owners can validate a racing history. Though the Ricky Nelson Roadster would not be eligible for AA CA shows under the present rules, an ad hoc committee is actively petitioning to create a new opportunity (Class 37) to recognize authentically restored or preserved hot rods with period magazine and show history, even if they weren't race cars. We know of several historic hot rods that have sold in the low sixfigure range. In this instance, the buyers (Pennsylvania hot rod and vintage race car collectors Ross Myers and his wife Beth) got a beautifully proportioned, great-looking hot rod with a unique history. Ricky's classy old roadster was bought at a fair price, is eminently drivable with its powerful Corvette V8, easy to maintain, and it will be welcomed at hot rod shows and concours for years to come.—Ken Gross (Historical information courtesy of the auction company, in conjunction with references from the author's collection of hot rod books and magazines)• Proudly offering the world's finest collector vehicle tires and wheels since 1958. Coker Tire 1317 Chestnut Street Chattanooga, TN 37402 1-800-251-6336 www.coker.com Nk


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AUBURN 33 8-105 Deluxe, salon phaeton, metallic green with blue trim, unrestored original condition exterior and interior, only 51,000 miles, 100hp Lycoming Straight 268.6 ci engine, only 13 are left in the world, price includes thousands $s extra parts. $65,000. 760.745.6914. CA 36 852, cabriolet, rumble seat, 8-cyl, dual ratio 2-speed, sidemounts with metal covers, mirrors, excellent restoration, show or drive anywhere. $78,500, trades, transportation arranged. Tom Crook, 253.941.3454. WA AVANT! 64 R2, coupe, no seats and supercharger, everything else is there, builder car. $2,000 neg. 800-865-7937. TX 63 R1, older restoration, auto, gold, fawn interior. rrlfire®aol.com . $21,000. 760.243.4536. CA 80 Avanti, all options, runs well, needs some work. $5,000. 518.853.4923. NY 84 touring coupe, 13,000 original miles, one of only 50 made, fully loaded, silver exterior with grey and black leather, will consider up or down trade towards 63 to 83 Avanti in excellent condition, must be stick shift car. $17,950. 954.614.6989. FL CHEVROLET 55 Corvette, red, ivory/red, 265, Powerglide, Wonderbar, collector 30 years. Ismith@gccompanies.com . 512.794.0509. TX $54,900. 63 Corvette, split window coupe, restored, 327/340, 4-spd, original new Sebring silver, red interior, show winner, very rare. $55,000. Bill, 973.540.9117. NJ mencan ar assi ies ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! ONLY $15. See page 108 for details. 66 Impala SS, CA car, white w/black vinyl top, blue interior, factory air, CA emissions, original invoice and CA tags, pa, pb, 283 Powerglide, 113,000 miles, all original, one exterior repaint, summertime driver, serious inquiries. $10,900. 248.760.2603. MI 67 Camaro SS, 367/325hp original motor, automatic, bolero red, unrestored, excellent condition, Protect-o-plate, original California car with build sheet, exceptional condition. rsinor@geotec.net . $34,000 obo. 918.834.2143 days, 918.274.3682 evenings. 67 Corvette, mid year, 427/435, numbers matching, rally red, black stinger and interior, tank sticker, owner history, NCRS Topflight Oct 03, sidepipes, new redlines on Rallye wheels. factory AM-FM, very clean top & bottom. $117,900. Ron. 805.481.3343. CA 69 Camaro RS/SS, L78, restored to original specs including $10,000 engine rebuild and blue print, matching numbers drivetrain, M20 4-speed, 3:55 12-bolt posi, slick hugger orange paint with black vinyl top, deluxe black houndstooth interior, chambered exhaust, AM-FM, tilt, rear defroster, power steering and brakes. $55,000. 480.816.1525,480.650.9517. AZ 70 Caprice, 2-dr, AACA National Senior winner in 2001, 350 Turbo-fire V8, all power with a/c, 42K miles, seafoam green w/dark green vinyl top, an unbelievable auto. $13,500. 203.281.4446. CT 70 El Camino SS, original autumn gold You can't trust them with just anyone. Prized Possessions. metallic with black stripes and black vinyl top, #s matching 396, automatic, 100 miles on complete restoration, factory air, tach and gauges, have original SS wheels, gorgeous car, must sell. $16,500. 402.667.3285 days, 402.388.4200 evenings. NE 72 Camaro SS, 350, rare Z-27, stunning original, only 67K miles. $12,900. 845.726.0827. NY DODGE 65 Hemi Coronet, 2-door post, multiple show winner, red, auto, mint condition in and out, drive anywhere. $36,000. 708.771.2280 days, 630.359.3866 evenings. IL 67 Hemi R/T, convertible, auto, 1 of 3 built, white w/black top and interior, 29,075 original miles, a stunning rare, example, in excellent original unrestored condition, fully documented and analyzed by Galen Govier, a true Survivor that you can enjoy and drive, priced below market. 508.481.6095. MA 69 GTS, 383, auto, matching #s, black on black, white interior, restored 2 years ago, excellent condition. $28,500. 480.488.4855. AZ 70 Challenger T/A, matching #s 340 6pack, 4-speed, piston grip, fender tag. Suregrip differential, no expense spared, Hemi orange. $42,000. 856.346.2919. NJ 70 Charger, red, white stripe, vinyl roof, black spoiler, numbers matching 5.7 engine, auto, pristine original bucket/ console leather interior, new paint, a/c, dual exhaust, all the goodies, 2 owner low mileage car, needs nothing. $26,000 obo. 908.561.4329. NJ 71 Super Bee, 440-6 V-code, NOM, block, 4-spd Dana, air grabber, lemon twist yellow, black interior, hidden lights, perfect ground-up resto, show winner, finished 2002. $48,000. 828.312.0520. NC FORD 64 1/2 Mustang, maroon with black interior, mild hop-up on 289, cam, 4-bbl, roller rockers, gear drive C4 trans, 380 gears, Cragars with BF Goodrich TAs, street driven, never raced, many car show trophies, pictures on request. $10,000 or offer. 402.727.7372. NE 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. 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Race Car Profile i i II II II II II II 1981 Lola T600 This sucker is one big, low car with ground clearance that would scare a cockroach market valuation reflects it. The breaking point here is about $130,000—spend more and what you buy better have significant collector value. For less than that, just buy a toy and have fun. This brings us to the T600. We all have pretty good ideas about what gives a car collectible value: age, rarity, beauty, historical importance, cool mechanical bits, etc. By those criteria, I would argue that this car should be considered primarily as a weapons grade, rather than a collector grade, race car Though only twelve were built, it is the first of a rather extensive category of FIA Class C/IMSA GTP cars that followed, most of which were faster The mechanical package of the Lola's Cosworth DFX engine and Newland gearbox is marginally exotic—but hardly rare—and it's technically incorrect, as the 1981 car ran DFL and DFV engines. (Remember we're talking collector values here.) The tub is an aluminum honeycomb monocoque and the body is GRP (glass reinforced plastic), appropriate, but lacking the romance of tube frames and hand-formed aluminum bodywork. For a brief period of time this Lola was the car to beat, but it very quickly became the car everybody could beat. Chassis: T600-HU3 Gearbox: DG521 It was entered throughout the 1981 FIA Championship season, campaigned for Lola by Grid Racing and driven by Guy Edwards and Emilio Villota. The car won the BOAC 500 at Brands Hatch and the 6-hours of Enna in Italy. The car was leading the Martini Trophy at Silverstone until it ran out of petrol. L II II II II II II II II II II I I I. Chassis T600-HU3 was quite successful and earned Lola significant respect throughout the 1981 season. Being one of the first true Formula One-inspired "ground effects" sports prototypes, its success led to a full revolution in race car design. For that one shining summer, with chassis T600-HU3, Lola had it right. The SCM analysis: This car sold for $121,001, including buyer's commission, at the RM Monterey auction on August 15-16, 2003. Before we get too enthusiastic about this "revolutionary" race car let's remember a bit more of its history: It also flipped into a tire wall at Watkins Glen and ended up upside down in a pool of fuel The marshals wouldn't get near it, so driver Guy Edwards had to kick out the windshield to get out of the car, shaken but fortunately okay. This is not to say this T600 was—or is—a bad race car but to point out that there's always more to the story than at first glance. The value continuum for vintage race cars runs from "collector grade" to "weapons grade." At one extreme, a collector grade car would be something like a 1947 Ferrari 125S. It's a slow, unreliable, and almost un-drivable car that's still an icon, a museum piece before which the cognoscenti genuflect. At the other extreme, a weapons grade racer would be something like a racing Sprite. It's neither exotic, nor rare, nor particularly collectible; its value is strictly defined by how much fun somebody can have racing it for the money spent. Every vintage racing car has some weapons value and some collector value, they just exist in different quantities in any given car Where both values are extremely high, like a Testa Rossa, the multi-million dollar ola constructed just 12 examples of the T600. Chassis T600-HU3 was completed on March 28, 1981, the only example built with a four-cam Cosworth/Ford engine, and the only one retained by Lola Cars, Ltd., as a factory "works" car. All right, so it's a weapons-grade, i.e. have fun, race car How do we figure out what its worth? First issue: Where are you going to run it? If you live in the Pacific Northwest, where our shop is, you'd better have a trailer because most of the venues are in the East and South. Speaking of trailers, you need to be careful because this sucker is one big, low car (15' 6" long and 6' 6" wide) with ground clearance that would scare a cockroach. Moving it around isn't for amateurs. Nor is driving it, as it is a ground effects car As with the Alfa I 79C Fl car I reviewed in the December 2003 issue, "In any given corner at 80 mph you're on mechanical grip, at 100 mph you're on aerodynamic grip, and at 90 mph you're in the gravel." DATA Years produced: 1981 Number produced: 12 Original list price: S75,000 (C30,000 for roller plus engine at £1 0000) Cost per hour to race: 52,000 Distributor cap cost: 5200 Chassis #: Tog on the tub by front suspension Engine #: Top rear of block above flywheel Second issue: What will it cost to keep it running? Cosworth DFV-engine derivatives are reliable, but not cheap to run. In normal racing use you can figure about 20 hours before a roughly $20,000 "refresh." The DFX in this car is a 3.3-liter, shortstroke derivative that makes more horsepower but doesn't last as long, maybe 18 hours. Most of the T600s were pushrodV8-powered, making them a lot cheaper to run and every bit as fast. So we're looking at a race car that will be difficult to transport and run, expensive to maintain, and probably finish no higher than mid-pack at most events. The upside is that it sounds great, it's pretty (in that early-1980s kind of way), it is somewhat exotic, and it's got a relatively significant provenance. We're still under the magic $130,000 mark, so I'd say this was fair money—I've seen folks spend far more for much less car And as long as the new owner steers clear of tire barriers, there's a lot of fun to be had without too much concern for depreciation.—Thor Thorson (Background information courtesy of the auction company)• - - Club: Historic Sportster Racing Ltd., 404.298.5616 Web site: www.hsrrace.com Alternatives: Nissan GTE' (Lola T 810), Porsche 956 SCM Investment Grade: B COMPS 1981 Porsche 935 K4 Lot #103, SIN K4-002 Condition: 4 Sold at S123,200 RM; Amelia Island, Fla. ; 3/8/2003 SCM ID# 30557 1983 EtAlUiton Martin Group C Lot #516, S/N 1601-83C Condition: 2 + Not Sold at S89,280 Bonhams & Brooks; Northamptonshire, U.K. ; 8/25/2001 SCM ID# 24288 SCSS'iNiNV;SSN' -•••!IeNSSWN•e - .-EN5rm


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- VAN! emmemmemme  Bourgeault Formula B, one of only 2 survivors, design similar to Lotus 20, recently restored, only 8 easy races, Crowther 180hp Lotus twin cam, Hewland Mk IV 6-spd, 2nd owner. $35,000. 707.568.3379. CA Sprint, pre-war car, Hal 220 engine, 5 main bearing crankshaft, early history, Hillegas body, trade for early brass Ford or offers. 860.974.2310. CT Volvo 760, 400hp supercharged Mustang engine, the proverbial wolf in sheep's clothing, one of 50 built by Ross Converse, featured in Car and Driver June 1997, sister vehicles owned by Paul Newman and David Letterman, over $30,000 invested. edalford@aol.com. $12,000 obo. 413.536.3363. MA 27 Buick Indy race car, hand formed body, all steel, street legal. $18,500. 603.332.6266. NH 30 Austin 7 Special, if you have been to Monterey histories the last 10 years, you know this car has stunning looks and awesome performance, fully sorted and ready to trounce the competition. doctorjohnson@msn.com. 714.997.0407, 949.552.5800. CA 49 Talbot Lago, Gran Sport coupe, short w/ b by Dubos, factory built sheet, Grand Prix engine, aluminum head, 3 carb, 4482cc Paris show car, low mileage, original, restored to 100 pt, radio, sunroof, fitted luggage, ww wheels, $350,000 invested. $185,000 obo. 215.794.2100. PA 52 Mechanics Illustrated Special, original all-steel 50s Flathead, Ford V8 special, Eddie Meyer speed equipped, rust-free, original CA 1932 plates to match chassis, original plans, drawings, excellent condition, rare. $25,000 obo. 805.466.1015. CA 57 Meskowski, 1957 USAC Champ car, Foyt won 3 USAC Championships and 26 races with car, beautiful restoration, Chevy, many spares, car was purchased by the chief designer for Porsche AG in 1980 and sent to Germany for a full restoration, it was raced in Europe in vintage racing for many years. $64,900. 636.227.3959. MO 58 MGA, race car, five main B motor, VJCDA. 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CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS The ex-Pierre Vogt and Last Production 1935 Bugatti Type 55 Super Sport Chassis No. 55238 Estimate: €1.6-2.2million The ex-Elford/Larousse, 1971 Sebring 12Hr Winner 1969 Porsche 917K Chassis No. 917.020 Estimate: €1.5-1.8million Other highlights include: 1950 Abarth 205 'Fischer Green Star' 1965 Aston Martin DB5 (left hand drive) 1967 Aston Martin DB6 Volante (left hand drive) 1929 Bugatti Type 51 1983 Porsche 9115C/RS(954)GP.B Estimate: €90,000-120,000 Estimate: €100,000-140,000 Estimate: € 150,000-180,000 Estimate: €450,000-550,000 Estimate: €135,000-155,000 Exceptional Motor Cars and Automobilia Auction Paris, 14 February 2004 Enquiries Philip Kantor +32 (0)476 879 471 pkantor@christies.com Forthcoming Sales 27 March 2004, London Agrement 01/003 Rupert Banner +44 (0)20 7389 2851 rbanner@christies.com Paris Christie's 9, avenue Matignon 75008 Paris Catalogues +33 (0)1 40 76 85 61 www.christies.com 1911 Bugatti Type 13 Two Seater Estimate: €170,000-190,000


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Market Report Overview Bonhams 0611"00111 )14 THIS ISSUE: SCM Experts rate 151 cars Borlh.” r). 1. 1997 Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR, $827,500, B, p. 72 2. 1972 Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Daytona, S365,500, B, p. 72 3. 1932 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Se V, 5283,900, H, p. 68 4. 1955 Chevrolet-Duntov Corvette, $262,500, M, p 83 5. 1980 Alfa Romeo 179C GP racer, S153,750, B, p. 72 6. 1966 Porsche 906 coupe, 5156,500, B, p. 72 Over $2,000.000 changed hands at Bonhams'auction near the famed Niirburgring racetrack. Cars under $100,000 tend to get sold to locals, while those above that have an international appeal. O We caution that the prices reported here are just one way to evaluate a car. Some are far above the price guides and asking prices of dealers and private parties, and others far below. It's important to understand that unlike stock certificates, each of which is identical to another, every used car is unique. For instance, it's not unusual to have in a single issue of SCM asking prices and reported auction sales of Series I XICEs ranging from $25,000 to $125,000. Judging by price alone, the buyer of the $25,000 car was a genius, and of the higher-priced one a village idiot with a hyperkinetic bidding paddle. But not so in the real world. In fact, a nce again, SCM takes you around the world, reporting on auctions from England, Germany, and Stateside, Illinois, Oregon and California. $25,000 E-type may be about to cost a new owner another $100,000 if he wants a true #1 example, while one for five times that amount may be concours-ready, and just the ticket to fulfill someone's life-long ambition to own a better-than-new, perfect Jaguar. The results in every issue of SCM should be a part, hopefully a significant one, of how you decide what you want to pay for a car. But they shouldn't be the be-all and end-all of valuation. So when you see a dealer with a '71 Porsche 911T advertised at $25,000, and read about the one in this issue that Bonhams got $11,500 for, stop and be sure you get, "the rest of the story." One may be pristine and ready to go, while the other, we know from examination, was moss-covered and just pulled from long-term storage. Searching out and buying a collector car, at a fair price, is a great adventure. And SCM's job is to help you define fair, which we endeavor to do in every issue.—K. Ai• BY THE NUMBERS Total sales (in millions) SALES THIS ISSUE 10. 1968 Ford Shelby GT500KR, 594,500, M, p. 86 1 7• 1957 Ford Thunderbird convertible, 5147,000 M, p. 84  8. 1957 Chevrolet Corvette roadster, 5137,500, M, p. 83 9. 1966 Ferrari 275 GTS convertible, S124,950, M, p. 81 CLK GTR goes for $827,500 at Bonhams. SC Best Buys 1.1967 Aston Martin 086 coupe, $44,625, P, p.88 2.1958 Jaguar XKl 50 coupe, $24,413, M, p. 80 3.1971 Porsche 911T 2.2 coupe 511,500, B, p. 68 4.1932 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 S283,900, H, p. 68 5. 1955 Ford Thunderbird convertible, $20,213, S, p. 76 Hammer falls at $44,625 for this '67 Aston Martin. "Side 2000 McCormick Palm Springs SCM 1-6 Scale  ...''..  2001 2002 Mecum St. Charles ••••  1 National concours standard/perfect •  .,11,  I  111  111'   III  11  • 2003 Bonhams Nin-burgring 3: Average daily driver in decent condition  1  111'111I•1  1  •  1  1 . H&H Classic Auctions, Buxton, UK (H)  Bonhams, Niirburgring, DE (B)  Silver Auctions, Portland, OR (S)  p.64 p.70 p.74 Mecum Auctioneers, St. Charles, IL (M) ...p.80 Palm Springs Auct., Palm Springs, CA (P).p.88 5 A nasty beast that runs but has many problems 1,


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Market Reports  H&H Classic Auctions Buxton, Derbyshire, UK October 7-8, 2003 Auctioneer:  Numhnr of Ints.  Number of lots sold.  Sole rate:  Sale total:  High sale:  Simon Hope 911 68 76% $1,410,317 1929 Bentley 4.5 Litre sold for $197,478, including buyer's premium Premium: 7.5% (included in prices of sold lots) Report by Richard Hudson-Evans Market opinion in italics It was therefore left to a 1929 Bentley 4 1/2-Litre with well-executed open accommodation for four by John Phillips of Meynal Phillips to be the top seller at $197,478. By far the strongest performer here, wing one of the most over-served periods on the U.K. sales calendar, H&H once again pulled in far more punters than competing southern auction houses for its latest sale at its regular Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, venue. Even on a horizontal rain day in the English Peak District, Messrs. Hope and Hamilton had consigned more lots, turned over more of their client's money and sold a higher proportion of their motor cars than the competition. The start lot, a 1932 Alfa 6C 1750, remained unsold with an insufficient $170,000 declared from the rostrum. An equally well-presented 1924 Bentley 3Litre with VDP-rep Tourer body was abandoned at $250,500. And a 1924 3-Litre with not-particularly-pretty four-seater Tourer bodywork in "daily driver" condition didn't sell at $113,560. D ries of the weather in the Derbyshire hills in winter, which can result in the spa town becoming cut off by snow drifts, H&H have relocated their 2004 season opener several counties to the south, in the Midlands, where they will set up their rostrum February 21 within the new Historic Motorsport Show at Stoneleigh, Warwickshire.—Richard Hudson-Evans ENGLISH #62-1923 VAUXHALL 14/40 PRINCETON barrel-sided tourer. S/N M936. Eng. #M985. Alloy over maroon. RHD. Odo: 16,374 miles. Mini-30/98 first owned in Australia, returned to UK birthplace in 1999. 1111..._0711 ,:_H Restoration projects continue to be nonsensically popular with a 1937 Aston Martin 15/98 2-Litre "barn find" taken on for a double estimate $47,575 and a similarly dusty 1931 Lagonda 3-Litre, a Sports Sedan turned open four-seater, going for a way-over-prediction $37,700. Both had not seen action since the 1960s! An ex-works Mini also changed hands here when a 1970 1275 GT sold for $25,134. It was fitted with a Cooper S 1293-cc engine and a unique 4WD transmission built by British Leyland to win at Rallycross on TV. This one-off with a stripped-out interior and one seat will be forever street-unfriendly thanks to locked diffs. Wisely, in view of the potential vaga- H&H Classic Auctions - Buxton, UK 2 - . NOT SOLD AT $113,560. This sound and clearly "working "3-Litre deserved to sell. Maybe being parked outside in the rain among cheaper lots hurt its chances. 3-Litres continue to have a strong following, as they fit nicely in nearly every event imaginable. #80-1924 BENTLEY 3/4%-LITRE SUPERCHARGED VANDEN PLAS REPLICA tourer. S/N 450. Eng. #448. Green/green. RHD. Odo: 200 miles. Genuine 1924 3-Litre chassis. Original registration, 4-1/2 "blower" motor with Le Mans replica body. Well detailed, still near mint condition. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $250,500. The $267,200 being sought was into retail territory, unobtainable here for an enlarged capacity non-period replica. While we have a tradition of swapping bodies, chassis and engines, it doesn't mean that the public has to be silly in what it offers. #10-1924 HUMBER 8/18 tourer. S/N L1913. Eng. #1916. Brown over black/brown. RHD. Odo: 31,389 miles. Repaint from awhile however, was the 1963 Alvis TE21 drophead coupe first owned by WWII Battle of Britain fighter ace Sir Douglas Bader. It soared above estimate to make a high-for-market $57,448. A slightly lessthan-forecast $44,881 was accepted for a Haynes-Apperson 12 hp with Surrey top, which was claimed to have been built in Indiana in 1902 and will provide the new owner with a start place in the annual London to Brighton Run for Veterans. Italian car results were led by a $83,480 1996 Ferrari 355 GTS, a still original righthand drive example with 36,500 miles showing, followed by a pair of restored Maserati Sebrings. A 1962 right-hand drive 3500 GT was bought for $32,315 and $28,724 took a 1965 left-hand drive 3500GTi. A 1965 Alfa Giulia SS 1600 left hooker, refurbished in 1999, cost $21,543. 64 Subject of an older restoration, and has general cosmetic wear since. Nice opening splitscreen and running-board mounted mahogany toolbox. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $32,315. Top estimate money paid. Accurate valuation for one of two such 14/40s of this vintage in the sale. #90-1924 BENTLEY 3-LITRE tourer. Body by Romiley Motors. S/N 587. Eng. #595. Green/black. RHD. Odo: 3,897 miles. Well rebodied, though tail treatment too quirky for some. Paint, brightwork and leather only 0 alliiiii"."." r I 1  '4414 '  416 '''  • I 4114 • c-; lightly worn since last makeover. Engine rebuilt with new crank, rods, cam and resleeved block in 1996. Overdrive added in 2000. Cond: - _ Sports Car Market back is still good. Original leather. Engine and gearbox in receipt of recent refurbishment. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $12,567. Such 1920s snails (only 985cc) can be difficult to sell, but this one exceeded top guide price by $1,700. Just don't be in a hurry to get anywhere. #30-1926 AUSTIN 20 open road tourer. S/N 15257. Eng. #P515552. Burgundy over coffee/burgundy. RHD. Odo: 3,240 miles. With three rows of seats, this was


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H&H Classic Auctions - Buxton, UK the top of Austin's range. Resident of a New Zealand sheep farm for years, ground-up restoration in 1971, in Singapore from 1992, driven less than 100 miles since. Repainted in 2002. Leather grubby. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $32,315. Ogled by Austin collectors from Midlands, one of whom paid top guide price money. Austins are in some ways the equivalent of the American Model T as they appear in many variations, and have a large following. #48-1929 BENTLEY 4-1/2—Litre tourer. Body by Meynall Phillips. S/N FB3322. Eng. #FB3325. Green/red. LHD. Odo: 12,500 miles. Originally a Maythom sedan, body was lost in LHD. Odo: 64,000 miles. Mileage displayed almost certainly genuine. Chassis seemingly sound, body original, but old repaint now tatty and still original interior worn. Auster-type screen for rear passengers, new high-ratio crown wheel and pinion, motor rebuilt by previous owner. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $28,724. Great looker; good performer, super value and very original—hence sale within price guide range. #57-1931 LAGONDA 3-LITRE tourer. S/N Z9850. Eng. #Z1602. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 565 miles. Former sports sedan, currently with open-top bodywork, obviously early 1960s, current VDP-style coachwork in 1965. Chassis, rebody, repaint and retrim still in good condition showing very minor wear. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $197,478. Mid - estimate valuation for well-executed numbers-matching Bentley And with the slightly larger engine, it is even more usable on today's highways. But fast braking? Well, that 's another subject entirely. #33-1929 SUNBEAM 20.9 HP tourer. S/N 2313. Eng. #2321. Green over black/black. Market Reports unused since the 1960s. Very scruffy and in need of a full restoration. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $37,700. $14,320 over top estimate paid was huge money for this barn discovery with a nonoriginal body. There's something about nasty old cars that sometimes gets bidders very, very excited. #23-1933 ALVIS FIREFLY tourer. Body by Cross & Ellis. S/N 15375. Eng. #10972. Blue/red. RHD. Odo: 38,869 miles. Vintage event raced in late 1970s and early 1980s. " Rippled panels, poorly handpainted. Interior well used, though still original. Engine rebuilt and rewired in the mid-1990s. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $23,787. $5,400 above guide price paid for original coachwork with lots of patina. #84-1936 BENTLEY 4-1/4—LITRE drophead coupe. Body by H. Horsfield and Son. S/N B162HK. Black/burgundy. LHD. Odo: 9,200 miles. Barn discovered in early 1990s when rebuilt with current unique 3position DHC coachwork. Overdrive added in 1999. Body still excellent, minor marks to paint, chrome sharp, interior very good, AP-7 Phone: 831.423.5704  11(  •1  eta t  Fax: 831.423.2239  I  ' • If 1983 Lancia LC-2 Group C (Prototype)  #LC-002  Built by Lancia with support from sister company  - Ferrari. (Engine 3.0 Ferrari V8 TwinTurbo -850 BHP.) Lancia/Martini works car for '83-'86 season  including pole position for '83 LeMans, finished P.  Second fastest qualifier for LeMans in '85, finished 6th. Wins at Spa, Imola, Kyalami - driven by  Patrese, Alboreto, Wollek, Fabi, DeCesaris, Heyer,  Barilla, Nannini. "100 point" ground up restoration,    isa • t  I •  I • ' III  1985 Tyrrell Formula I #012/7 Purchased from private collection of Ken Tyrrell. Built for '85 season for Brundle and Stefan Bellof. Driven by Bellof at Estoril, Imob, Monaco, Montreal, Detroit, Spa, Nurburgring.  Recently completed 3,000 hour ground up restoration of exacting standards, including new newly built DFY Cosworth "short stroke" engine. •  ! 1976 Porsche 936 Turbo Spyder (Prototype) #936-001 1977 LeMans Winner One of three factory 936s built, the only one outside the Porsche Museum. The most successful factory team Porsche to run at LeMans -5 starts ('76-'81) including first overall in 77 with Ickx, Haywood & Barth, and second overall in '78 with Ickx, Wollek & Barth. Restored/race ready ,..• •. •.'.. I' I • • ■■ • I I email: canepa98@aol.com


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Market Reports  Black/black. RHD. Odo: 11,961 miles. Another "barn discovery" not over-described, magnetized many potential takers during viewing. Last on road in 1965, when greased and well thy-stored. Now very shabby, in need of full makeover including all mechanical and electrical items. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $47,575. Fierce competition to take on this project ended in double top estimate investment by winner Amazing! overdrive added in 1999. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $58,858. About right for one-off 4 1/4. The overdrive is a plus, and the car appears ready #27-1936  LANCHES'ilit  drophead coupe. Body by Martin Walter. S/N 12798. Eng. #74815. Blue/blue. LHD. Odo: 36,001 miles. Strange opening front and #43-1937 DAIMLER 4-1/2-LITRE lim- abel 18-tIP ousine. Body by Hooper. S/N 44205. Eng. #83336. Black/black. LHD. Odo: 64,012 miles. Genuine mileage from new. Huge, sombre, as used by English royalty and their H&H Classic Auctions - Buxton, UK Rescued from a watery grave where it had lain up to axles in deep silt from 1970-87. Freshly and fully revived to a very high standard right down to renewal of ash-framed body. Cosmetically better than new. Cond: I. SOLD AT $58,346. Although unsold just under the hammer a premium-inclusive $1,560 over lower guide price was eventually forthcoming. If you could stomach the non-period color combo, it's worth it. And freshly done, there should be no (or few) issues to deal with. #53-1939 MG TA roadster. S/N TA3234. Eng. #MPJG3458. Black/green. LHD. Odo: 13,130 miles. One of final 10-hp TAs. Chassis-up restoration 1984, Scottish concours wins since. Paint, chrome, interior all excellent courtiers. Last on road in the 1960s. Although dry-stored with little rust, chrome is shot. All original interior intact, including working blinds. Cond: 3 - rear doors-both hung on central B-posts. No door drop, panels sound, old repaint only fair but retrim good. Cond: 2 - $9,519. $13,300 being sought not overly ambitious, but too much for this crowd. #22-1936 RILEY NINE SPECIAL tourer. S/N 66M 1121. Eng. #M1121. Red over black/black. LHD. Odo: 51,307 miles. . NOT SOLD AT . SOLD AT $13,285. Another well over double top guide price valuationeven so, Royal Daimlers like these are so much cheaper than Rollers of same vintage. But the restoration costs will exceed the purchase price here in the first 90 days of work. #47-1937 SS JAGUAR 1-1/2-LITRE sports sedan. S/N 22089. Eng. #60475. Black/beige. LHD. Odo: 31,815 miles. Genuine total mileage. Fully restored in mid-1990s, repaint and rechrome still quite shiny, interior good apart from shabby trunk area. Unusually, . SOLD AT $26,929. Although just under forecast accepted, this was still strong retail money. Early MGs like this have enormous visual appeal, but they are just so hopelessly underpowered. Best bet-stick to the golf cart paths, and you won't be passed quite so often. with only very minor cosmetic wear. Cond 1 - #81-1951 JAGUAR MK V drophead coupe. S/N 640335. Eng. #T9870. Green/ green. LHD. Odo: 900 miles. Despite having been last restored over 10 years ago, panels, Original 1936 chassis plus some items from a Merlin body and factory-spec "Special" 9hp motor used in an old rebuild. More recent repaint now chipped and only fair. Interior better, but well used. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $10,855. $14,200 forecast not excessive for heaps of character although in a rather tired looking pre-war Riley. #58-1937 ASTON MARTIN 15/98 sports tourer. S/N D7/7661LT. Eng. #D7/766/LT. all tools lining trunk lid are present. Cond 2+. SOLD AT $15,260. Although $1,440 less than guide price was accepted here, other SS 1-1/2 sedans have made $16,700 or more on this side of pond. 1 would call this one very well bought. #86-1937 MG SA sports sedan. S/N SA1893. Eng. #0PHG2174. Damask red over gunmetal/red. LHD. Odo: 25,018 miles paint, chrome, trim and wood all still good Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $53,858. With flowing wings, rear covering spats, not forgetting indy front suspenders and, for then, new-fangled hydraulic brakes, no wonder this William Lyons inspired beauty bettered guide price band by $3,760. #70-1952 ASTON MARTIN DB2 fixed head coupe. S/N LML5096. Eng #VB6B50540. Blue/blue. LHD. Odo: 23,450 km. Upgraded from 2.6-to 3-liter comp-spec engine and limited slip differential was added in 1999. Mille Miglia retro 2000. Body front end hinging, which is prone to split, is sound, paint event marked, original leather only fair. Cond: 2 - 66 . NOT SOLD AT $50,100. Clearly well sorted mechanically, but vastly over-reserved-worth around $44,000. Still, the fact that it had MM history would imply that it was Sports Car Market


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Market Reports  H&H Classic Auctions - Buxton, UK have one. Would also make appropriate period paddock vehicle for historic racer GERMAN #69-1965 PORSCHE 911 coupe. S/N 303138. Eng. #903309. White/black. LHD. Odo: 10,500 km. Matching numbers chassis, engine and transmission. Seats, steering well sorted, and prices of all Astons have been percolating upwards. This car will be sold soon enough. #13-1960 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MK I roadster. S/N HBN7-8647. Eng. #29D84-413956. Red and white/blue. RHD. Odo: 81,447 miles. Genuine mileage from new. First Black/tan. RHD. Odo: 58,500 miles. First owned by famous WWII fighter ace Douglas Bader, who lost both legs in prang, hence autoshift, extended seat runners, rope door pulls, large pipe-accommodating ashtray and appropriate Hurricane mascot. 1989 restoration still good. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $57,448. The $24,000 paid over forecast can be explained by provenance, clearly desirable to more than one bidder and resulting in highest priced TE21 for many years. #25-1970 BRITISH LEYLAND MINI 1275GT RALLYCROSS sedan. Body by BL special tuning department. Blue and white/ black. RHD. Unique farmyard buggy. Built to US resident, returned to UK in 1985 when converted from LHD to RHD during full restoration. Body, paint, chrome and interior still quite good. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $21,543. Top guide price spot-on for condition, though rarer 2 rather than 2+2 seater version could have made slightly more. Seems cheap by American standards, but recall that Americans only pay up for "better than new" restos, not drivers like this. #59-1961 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MK II 2+2. S/N HBT7L14997. Eng. #29ERUHB08. Red/black. RHD. Odo: 95,157 miles. Extensively rebuilt 20,000 miles ago with new chassis rails and mostly new bodywork. wheel and wood-effect dash all original. Shell rust-free, color-changed, minor marks to paint, brightwork poor, wheels nice, interior good, freshly rebuilt engine, rebuilt hydraulics. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $15,865. Although an early and seemingly sound SWB 911, the $20,000 minimum sought is too much for base model. An S version would have been different. However, three years ago, $10,000 would have been ambitious for this car Prices on SWB 911s are rising. #12-1975 BMW 2002tii LUX sedan. S/N 2771219. Eng. #27712I9. Red/black. RHD. Odo: 31,000 miles. Genuine mileage. Sound bodyshell, repainted well with only minor win at Rallycross on TV but thanks to locked diffs, is totally useless on-road. Stripped-out interior, full-house 1293-cc S motor with rare 8-port head fed by four Amals. Cosmetically basic. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $25,134. Mid - esti- mate money was forthcoming for talking point Mini, though maybe no BMC/BL ex-works collection could be complete without this quirky one-off FRENCH #1-1975 CITROEN DS23 SAFARI station wagon. S/N OOFF8184. Eng. #0674002060. White/brown. LHD. Used by Matra team as Triple SU-fed race motor only 1,000 miles old. Works-style vents in front fenders, panels and fit perfect, paint very clean, leather comp buckets excellent. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $28,724. Mid-estimate result was cheap for on-button race/rally Healey with FL1 papers. These are the types of Healeys that American enthusiasts, who want to vintage rally their cars, should come to Europe to buy. We know how to build them over here. #49-1963 ALVIS TE21 drophead coupe. Body by Park Ward. S/N 27024. Eng. #27024. 68 . SOLD AT $9,335. Desired reserve met, accurately valuing a really super example. In the US, a mint tii can bring up to $15,000. They are one of the few BMWs that have a following, and one that is willing to spend a little money. marks, seats retrimmed as original and rewired. Engine and gearbox overhauled. Cond: 1 - ITALIAN "Break d'Assitance" on Tour de France. Some corrosion beneath, paint marked, interior only fair. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $2,589. Certainly dif: ferent and, of course, every Citroen fan should #61-1932 ALFA ROMEO 6C 1750 SERIES V GRAN SPORT roadster. Body by Corsica. S/N 10814378. Eng. #10814378. Burgundy/tan. RHD. One of only two surviving French-built 6Cs with "Alfa RomeoParis" rad badge, only one with bodywork by Corsica. Refurbished post-1995, including engine. Participated in Mille Miglia Retro 1997. Transported Michael Schumacher pre Sports Car Market


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H&H Classic Auctions - Buxton, UK in 1992. No rot, panel fit and shut excellent. Repaint, rechrome and retrim still very good. Polish-marking and minor cracking to leather provides patina. Cond: 1, SOLD AT $32,315. Nice example in great condition, hence $2,255 over guide price paid. 3500GTs, along with Ghiblis and Mistrals, in proper order represent great value per dollar However, they don't appear to be going anywhere, value-wise, so buy on condition alone. Malaysian GPs. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $283,900. Cosmetically sharp, only minor wear to leather. Well presented and clearly no-expense-spared maintenance. UK-built coachwork may have deterred some, though has to be worth $300,000—if not $330,000. #76-1962 MASERATI SEBRING 3500GT coupe. Body by Vignale. S/N AM10101557. Eng. #10101557. Red/beige. RHD. Odo: 45,413 miles. Resident of UK and Channel Isles. Fully restored by marque specialists Jag Specialists) in 1999. Repaint, rechrome and retrim still excellent (apart from one fender scratch). Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $21,543. Correctly valued at $1,500 above guide price. One of the most beautiful production cars ever hugely expensive to restore due to their many one-off body, glass and chrome bits. In the late '80s, these were $50,000 cars. Today, $20$30k is all there is. v‘NTAGE #75-1964 ALFA ROMEO GIULIA SPRINT SPECIALE 1600 coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N 381350. Silver/black. LHD. Totally restored by XK Engineering (mainly UK body and panel fit still excellent, repaint and rechrome still good, leather only lightly crazed/marked. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $28,724. $1,300 below estimate accepted. Although not as nice as #76, it was nonetheless well bought. A lot of visual appeal, decent performance, and a classic Italian driving experience—for almost no money. #83-1996 FERRARI 355 GTS coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 105104. Eng. #42421. Red/magnolia. LHD. Odo: 36,500 miles. Genuine mileage with full service history by four owners (already!). Happily both cambelts and clutch changed 2,500 miles ago. Body, paint, interior are all original and excellent, leather only lightly soiled. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $83,480. $3,320 over top estimate #I9-1965 MASERATI  Market Reports SEBRING 3500GTi coupe. Body by Vignale. S/N AM10110039. Eng. #AMIOIA. Red/magnolia. LHD. Odo: 32,353 miles. Owned originally by record producer Frank Guida. Restored in Italy to a good standard by previous owner, 1974 Maserati Bora: Copper Metallic/Off White Leather ; 4.9 ; 5 spd ; 8,500 ORIGINAL MILES ; good records ; all hydraulics recently replaced ; original tires; still in excellent condition. $59,900 Since 1979 9848 Southwest Freeway Houston, TX 713-541-2281 fax 713-541-2286 kand_k@swbell.net 1967 Jaguar XKE Roadster Series I: White/ Red ; Triple Carbs ; NEW paint, chrome, top, and interior ; major mechanical upgrades ; a great buy at $49,900 1963 1/2 Ford Galaxie 500XL Fastback: White/Red; WAS a 390 NOW 500 cubic inch; aluminum heads; MSD ignition; Edelbrock 800CFM carburetor; 4 sp; hydraulic clutch; disc brakes; 500 HP; VERY FAST!!! A bargain at $29,900 February 2004 1968 Shelby GT350 Fastback: Highland Green/ Black; Numbers match; completely restored— cosmetics and mechanicals; show quality; just completed; RARE power steering & brakes, 4sp, and Factory A/C. $48 ,900 1967 Austin Healey BJ8: Healey Blue/Blue/Blue Top, Tonneau, & Boot cover ; TWO owner Texas car with ONLY 38,000 miles; engine, clutch, brakes, paint, interior, and all trim restored with receipts ; multiple show winner. $48,500 69


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Market Reports  Bonhams - Niirburgring, DE Bonhams reflected more than one suitor wanting to become the car's fifth owner. The 355 drives so much better than the 348, and is much cheaper than the trendy 360. They are good buys. SWEDISH #55-1973 SAAB 96 RALLY sedan. SIN 96732004667. Eng. #284525. Green/black. LHD. Odo: 32,800 km. Acquired/prepared for 2000 Inca Trail—though never actually N &burg ring, Germany August 9, 2003 Auctioneer:  Number of lots.  Number of lots sold.  Sale rate:  Sale total:  Hinh cnk.  Simon Kidston and Robert Brooks 58 19 33% $2,040,380 1997 Mara:dm-11m 111( f;TR 7 11 sold for $827,500, including buyer's premium Premium: 15% on first S61,500 of sale pace; 10% on each lot thereafter (included in prices of sold lots) 5 abused on South American marathon. Long range tank, special wiring with many fuses accessible, rally buckets with full harnesses in gutted interior. Functional enough, cosmetically poor. SOLD AT $6,822. Extremely specialized, difficult to sell outside an auction. For the right person, this FWD tank with highrise ground clearance represented good value. (I'm surprised NW Saab enthusiasts Satch Carlson and Fred Ankeny weren't there bidding.—ED.) AMERICAN #38-1965 FORD MUSTANG convertible. SN 6F08T328471. Eng. #6F08T328471. Red/ black. LHD. Odo: 100,400 miles. Automatic. Fairly early example, UK resident since 1972. Report by Keith Martin Market opinion in italics by presenting a never-before-offered Daytona Spyder that brought $365,500, along with a Mercedes CLK, the second he's sold, which went for $827,500. imon Kidston always seems to pull some four-wheeled rabbits out of his Swiss-based hat for his events. At this auction, he scored a coup table array of sports and racing cars in its lot list, and this year was no exception. Porsche enthusiasts had a rather nasty, but still valuable 906 to covet, and someone did to the tune of $156,500, cheap for a car that will be welcomed at nearly every event. And for those whose budgets are five figures rather than six, a long-stored '71 911T, with moss on the bodywork, went for a surprising $11,500. Mundane Mercedes did well, with a wellrestored but hardly perfect 2805L stunning the crowd with a $61,900 result, and a much less attractive 190SL bringing a very high $46,000. The Naburging sale always has a delec- 280SL, that will depreciate very little if at all, seem like a relatively good deal?" Kidston also noted the smaller number of American buyers at this year's event compared to that of 2002. "There's no question that the ever-sinking US dollar isn't helping matters much, and I wouldn't be surprised if this trend continues to see Europeans once again prowling the US for deals, much as they did in the 1988-91 period. "Of course," he added with a laugh, "we'll do everything we can to try to keep the Europeans spending their euros with us!" The Jaguars at the event offered mixed re- sults, as an XK150 with flaking chrome and a clunIcy gearbox sold for a quite high $46,000. At the same time, a Series III V12 Jaguar E-type that was above average brought a below-average $29,900. We recognize, naturally, that these nose-heavy cruisers are really not the car of choice for anyone looking for a sporting conveyance, and I don't expect to see them reach their $125,000 price levels of 1991 anywhere in the foreseeable future. On the other band, the 150s have been out of favor for some time, the least-loved of the XK. 120/140/150 series, as with their curved one-piece windshields they lost some of the lithe looks of the earlier cars, and their performance was soon to be superseded by the upcoming 3.8-liter XICE. So seeing this drophead with needs bring roadster money was a surprise. The months ahead will tell us if this was the beginning of a trend, or just a one-time price.—K.M ENGLISH #63-1960 JAGUAR XK150 3.8-LITER drophead coupe. S/N S838695BW. Eng. #C4953. Light green. LHD. Odo: 71,738 miles. Chrome flaking off and scratched, doors don't Panels appeared straight with good fit. Decent repaint not that long ago with some marks, rechrome still good, older retrim only lightly worn, power-top renewed. Six-cylinder engine. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $15,030. A not too unrealistic bid of $16,700 bid was hoped for Mustangs just don't have the iconic appeal in Europe that they do in the US.* 70 chic to commute down the canals to work in, an Amphicar that was a little shabby, and represented as "not water tested," went for $25,300, which in the US is enough to get you one in absolute tip-top shape. According to Kidston, "the European market continues to be strong across the board. Of course, the absolute top cars bring ever increasing amounts of money, but that's the same pattern we've seen for some years." For those bidders who wanted something cars, of perhaps less than stellar quality, are starting to attract more interest. In some ways, it may reflect the relative affordability of some of these collector cars—after all, when a new Mercedes E-class can set you back $60,000 or more, doesn't a classic "What's surprising is that even mid-range Sports Car Market fit properly, marked whitewalls. Some carpets missing. Gearbox clunky. Engine bay not detailed. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $46,000. Only appreciation by the market at large will save this buyer Dropheads are more expensive to restore than roadsters, due to their complex interiors, and generally bring less when offered for sale. Fully priced #77-1960 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM V limousine. Body by Park Ward. S/N 5LA561. Black and grey. LHD. Odo: 72,488 km. Door


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Bonhams - Niirburgring, DE  rubbers perishing. Rear retrimmed in velour, cocktail cabinet has cheap freebie glasses which are still dirty. Non-factory air conditioning and stereo. Needs work. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $31,050. Once the most regal form of ground transportation, now deteriorated into a stodgy, lifeless wedding hire. Rumor has it that the buyer plans to use it as a tow car #87-1968 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM VI limousine. Body by Mulliner Park Ward. S/N PRH 4769. Black and silver RHD. Odo: 99,591 km. Attractive colors, 1988 Hong Kong #107-1973 JAGUAR XICE RH roadster. S/N UD1S21824. Red. LHD. Odo: 44,391 km. Stick, disc wheels, extra wires included. Market Reports car. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $59,700. This car sold new for $70,000 and is one of just 203 Astons built in 1980. This era of Astons, post David Brown but pre-DB7, is often overlooked as cars were not particularly handsome and are pricey to maintain. A small bargain here, however FRENCH Paint good, chrome faded in places, rubbers average. Luggage rack. Ugly steering wheel cover and wrong gear knob. Leather creased on headrests. Serviced regularly, runs well. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $29,900. These will never be the sporty cars that the six-cylinder E-types are, but they're terrific for long days of cruising at 100-mph plus on the autobahn. Prices have been all over the map, but this still seems cheap for what appears to be a sound car registration details on windshield and Mandarin Oriental Hotel crest on doors. Interior very good, including wood and leather. Occasional seats in rear, huge 1980s car phones, concealed speakers. Overall a very nice car. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $44,850. $44,000 for a hand-bult Rolls limo, the same price for a new Infiniti M45. However, the Rolls will be worth more next year and you can't say that about the Infiniti. Of course, we won't get into non-warrantied repairs and tedious things like that. #86-1980 ASTON MARTIN V8 VOLANTE convertible. S/N V8COL 15192. Eng. #V/580/5092/LFM. Black/red. LHD. Odo: 23,298 miles. Manual gearbox. Good . '743711111‘111 44V repaint, wheels a bit pitted, slight indent in left rear panel. Leather good and original. Tidy S/N  #59-1991 RENAULT DERICHS racer. S/N DFR 91-02. Eng. #150974. Yellow, blue and white. LHD. Unused except for some practice mwri-  , _ 6 laps by Erwin Derichs. Excellent throughout except tires need replacing. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $12,650. The Formula Renault series expanded in the '80s to become an alternative to Formula Three. This car is just a lot offun for very little money. GERMAN #74-1961 MERCEDES-BENZ 190SL roadster.  1210426502075.  Eng. --yawn Antique Automobile Insurance Agency 1-888-ANTIQUE (1-888-268-4783) www.jctaylor.com February 2004 71


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Market Reports  7.7m.■ .1111 11.11111.111111 #12192110022134. Red/black leather. LHD Odo: 83,566 km. Poor quality restoration polished hub caps, hood good, chrome rippled No radio or clock, new carpets poorly fitted Lots of incorrect details in engine bay, manual transmission. Sold new in US. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $46,000. Prices of 190SLs, as with Pagoda SLs, are all over the map and depend very much on quality and presentation. While we've seen other 190s bring this kind of money, they've generally been of somewhat higher quality. So, let 's call this all the money. #52-1963 AMPHICAR cabriolet. S/N 103895. Red/black and white. LHD. Odo: 26,750 km. Repainted recently, dirty whitewalls. Upholstery original, floormats replaced, Wirt' If 0 overall interior grubby. Not water tested. Underwent cosmetic restoration. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $25,300. Approximately 800 Amphicars were built between 1961 and 1968. A lever converts the drivetrain from powering the wheels to turning the prop. This was plenty—let's hope the door seals are working properly. #106-1966 PORSCHE 906 coupe. S/N 906.016. White LHD. Odo: 7,806 km. Bodywork poorly prepared, wheelarches improperly shaped (too thick). Overspray everywhere. In- 1r wax still underhood. Books, tools, service history included. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $61,900. Sold post auction. Most 280SLs are just tired used cars, and bring one-third this price. This result shows how much the market values condition, originality and documentation. Still, a surprisingly high result that will be hard to duplicate. #102-1971 PORSCHE 911T 2.2 coupe. S/N 911 1121453. White/black leather. LHD. Odo: 11 km. Stored many years, traces of moss on bodywork to prove it. Badly polished Fuchs, official press car. This car was upgraded with a 7.3L engine with about 700 bhp, 100 bhp more than the original 6.9L. A '99 went for $120k more at Bonhams Monte Carlo in May this year; should we call this a bargain? #81-1997 PORSCHE 911 "CT3" coupe. Body by TechArt. S/NWPOZZZ99ZVS313415. Black/black. LHD. Odo: 50,810 km. TechArt Bonhams - Niirburgring, DE chrome average to poor. Seats creased, nice Becker radio. Tired old car but lots of interest. Offered without reserve. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $11,500. The T is the least desirable of the 911 T-E-S models, and is equipped with Zenith carbs rather than the Bosch Fl of the others. However, prices of all early 911s are rising. A good deal if there are no storage gremlins. #72-1979 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE cab- riolet. Body by Karmann. S/N 1592010979. Red LHD. Odo: 116,324 km. Paintwork average. Sheepskin seat covers, gear lever broken ITALIAN #66-1972 FERRARI 365 GTS/4 DAYTONA spyder. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 15845. Eng. #B1576. Red LHD. Odo: 51,316 km. Ripples down side of body, some minor re- painting (nose, passenger door edge). Carpets r p correct gear lever, rev counter, and switches. Replica gearbox casing and block built up (not unusual). Started during viewing several times and ran well. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $156,500. The 906 was Porsche's response to FIA 's requirement that 50 cars had to be built in order to qualify for the Group 4 class. An ex-works test car Even with all the problems, cheap for an important model in Porsche's history. And eligible for everything. #67-1970 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SL cab- riolet. Body by Sindelfingen. S/N 113 044-12020672. Eng. #130 983-12-013841. White/tan. LHD. Odo: 53,099 km. Automatic. Windshield delaminating, slight indent in right rear bumper, minor scratches to chrome but oth-erwise excellent. Lovely interior, all original. Delivery 72  off in 3rd. But runs well enough using that gear only! A two-owner car. Replacement engine fitted 20,000 km ago. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $9,200. Beetles were no longer built by Volkswagen for the US market after 1977 and for the rest of the world after 1978; however Karmann produced the cabriolet until 1979. High price considering miles and apparent problems. #75-1997 MERCEDES-BENZ CLK GTR 7.3 LITER coupe. Body by AMG. S/N WDB A 297 397 1 Y 00. Silver. LHD. Odo: 12,994 km. Small marks on lip of front spoiler (very low), bodywork excellent, wheels unmarked. Interior as new. Difficult to get in and out of, but worth the effort. Sounds great—started several times during viewing. A wow car. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $827,500. The second of 25 built and the -11 rw-M.Thri j i-4 da r ni is a tuner company in Stuttgart. Conversion included aero kit, custom interior, larger wheels and tires and supercharged, 3.8-liter, 462-hp engine. Claimed no track days ever (so sad!). Very nice overall. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $43,700. The engineers at Porsche do a terrific job with their cars, making add-ons like this of questionable taste and dubious mechanical longevity. Seems like all the money for a car that will never be an easy sell. replaced, original leather, dash and soft top all very good. Slight split on driver's seat, original Becker Mexico radio/cassette. Tidy engine bay, not run for some time. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $365,500. Ferrari spotters were in a frenzy over the never-seen-before German side indicators. This car is 1 of just 25 spyders built to European specifications and 1 of just 2 for Germany Sold by original owner Fair price. #56-1980 ALFA ROMEO 179C GRAND PRIX racer. S/N 179/C-006. Red and white. LHD. Good body panels. Great looking car. Engine bay tidy but not perfect, engine started Sports Car Market


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Market Reports  Silver Auctions - Portland, OR Silver Auctions Portland, OR during viewing and sounded great. Lots of interest. Comes with lots of spares. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $153,750. Originally a 179B and converted to "C" specification with hydropneumatic suspension in 1981. Seems cheap, but very expensive to maintain. See Profile p. 52, December '03 SCM.. AMERICAN #62-1959 CADILLAC ELDORADO SE- VILLE CUSTOM targa. S/N 59H063771. Red/white. LHD. Odo: 38,976 miles. Ex-King Farouk of Egypt mild custom. Average paint I/ work and chrome (poorly prepared), whitewalls scuffed. Leather and carpets OK. Underhood tidy. Cost $100,000 to build in 1959. Farouk's fez not included. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $79,500. Claimed frame-up restoration in US in 1987. Body and paint redone 1995-1999. A Chicago pimp's dream car, certainly odd looking in Germany. Uniqueness and royal provenance responsible for high price.• November 1, 2003 Auctioneer:  Number of lots:  Alnrnhar nf  Sale rate.  Sale total:  High sale:  Mitch Silver 119 43 53% $505,208 1968 Chevrolet Corvette sold for $25,463, including buyer's premium Premium: 5% (included in prices of sold lots) zik Report by David Slatna Market opinion in italics regonians prefer Gore-Tex to mink and Chevys to Ferraris" was how I characterized the 2002 Silver Fall Auction in Portland, and not much has changed since. Only nine of the 63 cars sold in 2003 were foreign, matching the previous year's number. But in 2002, just 36 cars total sold—and overall sales are the real way we measure the success of an event. At this auction, on a similarly overcast and gloomy fall day, Silver sold 63 cars, 53 percent of its offerings, for over half a million dollars. This compares well to 2002's 36 percent that brought in just over $200,000. The average sales price in 2002 was around $8,000, while in 2003 it was under $6,000. The same is true of the high bid no-sales—a nearly $11,000 average for 2002, compared to just over $8,000 a year later. WANTED IP AC Bristol, Alfa, Allard, Amilcar, Alta, Bandini, 328 BMW, Bugatti, Cisitalia, Cooper, Dagrada, DB, Delage, Delahaye, DeSanctis, Denzel, Devin, Elva, Ermini, Fiat 8V, Fraser Nash, Giannini, Giaur, GN, Gordini, HRG, Isis, Kieft, Lancia, Lola, Lotus, Moretti GS, Nardi, OSCA, Porsche, Riley, Siata, Taraschi, Tojero, Veritas, Volpini, Wonderer or any similar - two or single seat car in any condition. Finder's fee paid gladly. BB One Raymond Milo, le patron  74 Exports 8bbone8v@dslextreme.com fax 323.654.8788 375 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90069 323.656-7483 to right side, dent in left rear fender. Seats have been repaired, wood handles worn. Scrape/dent/chip from hood latch, damaged bumper guard. Imposing and different. Cond: 3 - . SOLD AT $17,010. Right-side body issues need to be addressed. That said, a rare-enough car that will attract a lot of attention, for not much money. Was the price fair? Well, when did you see the last one sell? #78-1964 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MICH' BJ8 PH 1 convertible. S/N HBJ8L26625. Cream/red leather. LHD. Odo: 95,537 miles. Wires dirty, small chip on left fender paint. Chrome and leather all very nice. Slight dent Sports Car Market Were the cars offered less valuable, or, more likely, were consignors accepting lower prices? I think it was the latter. However, at this auction, a 1980 Rolls-Royce Comiche coupe sold for $3,000 more ($24,675) than was offered for the same car in 2002, but this is an atypical car for an auction like this. Helping the sale rate, at this auction there were five Mustangs offered, three of which sold—in 2002, there were none available. Not one Firebird crossed the block in 2002, but all three that did in 2003 sold. These are not expensive cars, and help the sale rate while pulling down the average. Mitch Silver has been in the car sales business long enough to know that you can lead a collector to an auction but you can't make him buy. You must bring cars that people are excited to drive home, will put a smile on their face every time they peek in the garage, and can be bought reasonably. For most of us Oregonian gearheads a perfect Saturday is when we throw on a parka, stop off at Starbucks for a morning tall-nonfat-no-foam-one-Equal-latte, and buy a muscle car for under $10,000 at a Silver auction. I tip my pen to Mitch and his family for all the work that they did to bounce back from what must have been a disappointing sale in 2002, especially given Mitch's recent and serious health problems. This year's event had an interesting array of cars, saw a full audience, spirited bidding and happy collectors going home with new toys just in time for the holiday season.—D. S. ENGLISH #76-1951 DAIMLER DB 18 SPECIAL SPORTS convertible. Body by Barker. S/N 53921. Cream/cream leather. RHD. Odo: 73,339 miles. Auto. Two major three-inch cracks in paint exposing previous repai r


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Silver Auctions - Portland, OR  to flat black paint. Low tire pressure. Cracks in paint on left front fender and scrape on right. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $24,675. Last seen November 2, 2002, 226 miles ago, Silver/Portland, high bid of $21,500. A nice car for the money but with a high fear factor given the visual flaws. Let's hope there are no surprises waiting for the new owner left in front quarter panel. Bottom of passenger door fit off. A lot of eyeball, interior restoration better than exterior. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $34,000. While the nearly identical Phase II Healeys bring top dollar; a brilliantly done Phase 1 can still crack $50,000. However, the imperfections in the body fits and paint keep this car from being worth much more than the bid amount here. #33-1980 ROLLS-ROYCE CORNICHE coupe. S/N CRK50105. Black/black leather. LHD. Odo: 29,737 miles. Red carpet, leather dry with dry scrapes to driver's seat and han dies. Wood gorgeous. Typical light scratches Vintage Rallies 2004! F Amelia Island Concours, Collier Museum & much more! 4 Driving Days—March 14 to 19, 2004 1975 or earlier sports, racing or CT cars $3995 per couple, all inclusive 19 75 or earlier sports, racing or CT cars $3995 per couple, all inclusive Vermont, New Hampshire & Maine! 4 Driving Days—May 23 to 28, 2004 New England & Quebec, 2 nights at Chateau Frontenac! 4 Driving Days—October 3 to 8, 2004 Any exotic sports car of any year $3995 per couple, all inclusive FORZA MILLE TEXAS 1000 San Antonio & Texas Hill Country! 4 Driving Days—November 7 to 12, 2004 1975 or earlier sports, racing or CT cars $3995 per couple, all inclusive February 2004  Vintage Rallies, Inc. 80 Jackson Hill Road, Sharon, CT 06069 800-645-6069 fax: 860-364-5899 www.vintagerallies.com 75 NEW ENGLAND 1000 Carpets good, headliner great. Seats flat, drivers leather saggy. Doors close solidly. Euro headlights, gold emblem in grille. Paint and chrome okay, back bumper scratched and fuel door chipped. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $9,345. Gray market car; 380SLs were the only US option in 1982. A very solid and well cared for car nonetheless. Sold about right for a graymarket car; given the attendant service and insurance problems. GERMAN #16-1982 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SL convertible. S/N WBD10704612001231. White/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 93,437 miles. Wood steering wheel, small crack in dash. stereo. Broken door pockets, damaged steering wheel spoke. Missing vent lever, missing carpets. Small puncture in passenger seat. Torn headliner, cracked dash. Dirty engine, paint excellent except hood doesn't match, top good but hole in window. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $9,135. Repair bills for over $5,000 taped to windshield. What makes you think that's the end of the repairs, especially with nearly 200,000 miles? Half the price guide value, but maybe half the car as well. AMERICAN #89-1955 FORD THUNDERBIRD convertible. S/N P5FH118853. Red/red and white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 80,866 miles. P/S, P/W, P-seats, rebuilt transmission, new carb, owner's manual. Interior very clean, some chips, scratches but Market Reports #22-1983 PORSCHE 911SC convertible. S/N WP02229120S151570. Light blue/black leather. LHD. Odo: 189,265 miles. Pioneer


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Market Reports  Silver Auctions - Portland, OR original and less than normal wear. Shabby, dull and peeling door jambs. Headliner new. Some pitting on rear-view mirror. Thin paint on trunk. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $20,213. Always a lot of T-Birds for sale, and buyers are picky. This car has a lot of needs, but most can be attended to very reasonably. The price allowed for some repairs without the new owner going too far underwater #63-1962 FORD THUNDERBIRD "ROADSTER CLONE" convertible. S/N 2Y852 175532. Red/white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 38,487 miles. Dull paint with plenty of mars and chips. Cracked door panels, faded console, r" -2 111111111 -  11111k dingy inside. Screws holding dash up, right door stuck. Amateur paint job, hood and fender different colors. Chips and orange peel. Dents in bumper. Edelbrock carb, manifold. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $10,080. I was shocked to see the price paid for this fright pony. Our database is littered with good Mustangs that sold for $15,000—why torture yourself with a car that will likely have nothing but bad surprises ahead? #31-1968 CHEVROLET IMPALA convertible. S/N 164678J235087. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 72,747 miles. Auto. Restored 10 years ago, paint still shiny. Engine detailed, viny l. LI ID. Odo: 40,053 miles. 427, 4-speed Claimed numbers matching. Failing chrome on door handles with some rust. Cracked center console, rear view mirror faded. Interior smells old. New top, chrome bumpers mostly good. Misfitting trim piece below doors. Engine bay clean. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $25,463. The first year of the Stingray and the only year of the Stingray in which the convertible outsold the coupe. The 427 option, $200 in 1968, equates to a $7,000 premium today. If numbers do match, a very good deal. If they don't, still a fair buy. #32-1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE coupe. S/N CA458249. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 55,922 miles. Auto, 427. 12-bolt positraction, 4.11 gears. Seller says $29,000 pitted chrome, wiper scraped windshield. Trunk lid a different red. Door gaps off original Kelsey Hayes wire wheels. Slideaway steering wheel, power brakes and power steering. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $16,500. Announced as a fake sports roadster, with fiberglass tonneau. A great fifty-foot car, a terrible ten-foot one. Bid was a little low, but not much given the condition. VETTE STINGRAY convertible. S/N 194677S118657. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 6,288 miles. 327, 300 hp, 4-speed. Claimed numbers matching. Older respray, some overspray, minor problems around antenna #50-1967  CHEVROLET  i• • 4°111.2 COR- op dirty, interior clean. Idles poorly, body straight with good door gaps. Owner's manual. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $10,300. Not a rare car as 24,000 were made in 1968. However survival rate has not been high, and this car was nice. Bid was light by a couple of thousand. No question that these cars have some room to appreciate, as earlier cars go up in value. #46-1968 PONTIAC FIREBIRD coupe. S/N 223378U140634. Green/green vinyl. LHD. Odo: 532 miles. Auto, 350. Toyota stereo added below console, cracked steering wheel. Carpets a bit faded, upholstery okay. Paint dull with several chips. Rusty wheels, poor front bumper fit, right brake light out. Cond: 3-. invested. Announced as theft recovery in California. Additional gauge cluster, detailed engine. Some minor swirl marks and a run in rear quarter panel. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $11,500. An SS clone, but a nicely done one. These cars offer a lot of performance and eyeball appeal for not much money, if not having the real thing is okay with you. #61-1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE convertible. S/N 136670K 125985. Black with silver stripe/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 14,801 miles. Auto. Tach mounted to steering post. New top, interior relatively clean with some wear. Engine bay sharp but not overdone, minor wiper scratches in windshield. Local car since new. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $34,000. Visually exciting cars that will always be classics. Even with lowest-rated motor, worth $3,000–$5,000 more than bid. #107-1967 FORD MUSTANG coupe. S/N 7R0IS189118. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 57,002 miles. Sagging door panels, missing trim, aftermarket stereo. Seats nice, overall 76 SOLD AT $4,725. Considered by many to be one of the best-looking muscle cars. Unfortunately this particular car is short on muscle. The optional 400 ci/330 hp is what you want. Green/green combo no help. Fair price, some upside with some elbow grease. #49-1968 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N 194678S406718. Red/black column, oil, voltage and water temp gauge cluster below dash. Carpets look good but peeling away under dash, dash switchgear dusty. Very shiny high-gloss paint, boxed subwoofer and CD changer in trunk. Redwall Sports Car Market


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Col lecinr Car t1 Boat Insurance USAPPRAISAL  AUTONIORII F APPRAISAI Putnam Leasing Present the 7th Annual SCM Insider's Seminar at Barrett-Jackson, Scottsdale, AZ MAKING CENTS OF YOUR HOBBY How to Buy Right So You Can Sell Right Three-day seminar • January 22-24, 2004 • 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. each day. "Keith's style of pointing out his own mistakes is refreshing and a departure from the big egos found in this hobby —Bill Bryan. Orlando. FL . Don't be left out! For three mornings, you will be in an intimate group of enthusiasts like yourself, where your questions will be candidly and honestly answered. How to spot the good buys and turn away from the bad ones. What are the hidden signs that a car is a fright pig? Whites better—a restored car or an original one, and why? How much should you budget for work AFTER you buy your car? What is an uneven restoration? How to spot good panel fits. What are the hallmarks of a first-rate restoration? And much more ... Each day, after the multimedia presentations and Q & A sessions, you'll break into small groups, each led by an SCM analyst. NEW this year, all participants will have their own wireless headsets so that they can clearly hear what their analyst is saying as they examine cars. You'll spend at least an hour each day going over cars that are coming up for auction, in detail. You'll have forms exactly like the ones that SCM analysts use when THEY examine cars, and learn how they fill them out. The Seminar includes: three Multimedia presentations by SCM Editor "The people are always the reason for my being here— great knowledge and great fun." —Tom lnnes. Scottsdale. AZ and Publisher Keith Martin and other experts: three SCM analyst-led field walks through the cars up for auction, with a chance to ask questions about condition and how it affects value; a thorough review of the auction process—for buyers, from registering to bid to shipping your new car home. and for sellers, from consigning your car to collecting your cash. There will also be a feature presentation by the SCM Legal Files contributor, John Draneas, entitled "Collectible Cars and the Law. - Register Today! Space is limited, so reserve your spot today. The price of the three-day seminar for subscribers is S325 for one or S595 for two (non-subscribers. S400iS750). For those not registered to bid at the auction, four-day passes are available for just S40 (a 50% discount). Tuition is refundable, less a S50 processing fee, if requested prior to January I. 2004. To lock in your reservation, send in the form below or use our online order form at www.sportscarmarket.com . For more information. contact David Slama at 503.261.0555 ext. 206. e-mail david.slama@sportscarmarket.com . www.ba I airway.   - „ SPACE IS LIMITED! DEADLINE - JANUARY 15, 2004 (Reservations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Don't be left out!) Name  (If registering for more than one person, please place additional details on separate sheet.) Address  City Best Phone E-mail  Payment in Full Required Li Enclosed is my check made out to Sports Car Market 0 Charge my VISA/MC Total Amount $ Card # State  Fax  Zip Signature  Send this form to SCM Scottsdale Seminar P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292 Fax 503.253.2234; Phone 503.261.0555 x206; e-mail: david.slama@sportscarmarket.com Exp. Date


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Market Reports  tires. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $22,575. Very well put clone of something. Great paint and lots of eyeball. Stereo looks like it could shake the roof rack off the first mini van that pulls up to you. Probably couldn't be replicated for the amount spent, a fun car for cruise-ins. #94-1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE MALIBU convertible. S/N 136670B119741. Black/red vinyl. LHD. Auto, V8. Dirty back seat, fresh red carpet. Poor trunk fit, needs Silver Auctions - Portland, OR converts made. A non-Hemi convertible in this condition is worth about $30k, a true Hemi car could be $100K, so $50 sounds fair #92-1974 PLYMOUTH DUSTER coupe. S/N VL29C4G185748. Celery. LHD. Odo: 66,510 miles. 6 cyl, auto. Two owners, actual miles and original paint. No rips, tears in interior—just aged. Original AM radio, paint touched up in several areas but still with plenty weatherstripping. Mismatched and worn door panels. Shabby dash, hood held with pins. Brakes and front end rebuilt. Paint faded in places, orange peel in others. Trim pieces weathered. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $22,575. While Malibu convertibles are handsome, this particular car was worrisome. Mismatched everything isn't exactly a buyer 's dream come true. I don't think the condition warranted the price, considering topless SSs can trade for $25 - $30k. #30-1971 BUICK SKYLARK CUSTOM "GS-CLONE" convertible. S/N 444671H196517. Red/white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 59,279 miles. White vinyl seats yellowing. Aftermarket stereo. Serious rust on four years accounts for high miles. Driver's left side bolster worn. Floormats faded, looks to be well taken care of. A decent used car. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $3,465. Where will this car end up? It's near the end of its useful life span. The miles are too high for it to be a collectible. Maybe bought by a dealer looking for a quick $500 profit? Or by the only Reatta fanatic in the PNW looking for a 161k-mile car? #98-1993 CADILLAC ALLANTE convertible. S/N 1G6VS3397PU127586. Pearl/ tan leather. LHD. Odo: 63,589 miles. Green, dirty, steering wheel. Excellent paint, no chips of shine. Dent in trunk lid. Chrome hazy, dirty vinyl top, engine bay tidy. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $3,150. A very drab looking 6-cylinder with low mileage and originality as its only redeemable qualities. Ironically this car sold new for nearly the same money it did here. I suppose the new owner has "low miles, 6-cylinder Duster" bragging rights. Whatever. #109-1982 CHEVROLET CORVETTE coupe. S/N I G I AY878XC5120217. Pale blue/aqua leather. LHD. Odo: 85,870 miles. Auto. Carbon fiber console, "Built especially for Rich Waters" plaque on ash tray. Corvette scratches or repairs. Condensation in left taillight lens. Interior nearly like new. Looks like it should have 20,000 miles instead of 60,000. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $18,900. 1993 was the first year of the 4.6-liter Northstar engine which gave the Allante the power to go with its Pininfarina bodywork. The car sold new for a whopping $60,000. Not much has deteriorated on this particular car except the price. leading edge of both doors poorly repaired. Paint peeling in jambs, rotting weatherstriping. New carpet, broken panel below glove box. New top, broken right taillight. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $10,185. A Skylark Custom with GS hood scoops and badging. Cheap if it had been a real GS, but no bargain here as a badge-special with plenty of needs that require immediate attention. #10100-1971  DODGE  CHAL- LENGER HEM! CLONE convertible. S/N JH27G1B300645. Blue/white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 33,250 miles. Auto, 426 Hemi. Ordered for military export to Switzerland. Detailed engine, scuffed chrome. Dent in passenger door, paint quite nice otherwise. Better outside than in, but overall handsome. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $50,000. The featured car of the auction, roped off with laminated build sheet. Only 2,165 (regardless of engine choice) '71 78 #58-1994 SHELBY COBRA REPLICA roadster. S/N FD0011. White/black leather. LHD. Odo: 1,100 miles. 1966 302 HO motor with E-303 cam, auto. 3.73 positraction. Approximately 10,000 miles on car. Chrome embroidered dash cover, torn door pockets, broken door handle. Dirty aqua carpet, torn seat, driver's door has difficulty closing, cracks in paint on rear bumper. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $5,250. Carbon fiber and personalized plaque make for very tacky embellishments to a very tacky car Aqua seats and carpet? Call the taste police. However, still cheap enough to be tempting. And how much can black seat covers and carpets cost? #86-1990 BUICK REATTA coupe. S/N 1G4EC13C31B905815. Slate/gray leather. LHD. Odo: 161,242 miles. Tinted glass, remote phone speaker. Highway use over last good, paint good but dull with a few nicks. Interior clean. Strange Boyds wheels. Poor masking of blue stripes between trunk and body. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $19,688. Not the best replica I've seen and the automatic doesn't help. Overall in good condition. 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Market Reports  MECUM Mecum Collector Car Auctioneers St. Charles, IL October 31-November 1-2,2003 Auctioneers:.Mark Pelzel, Mike Haggerman; Jim Landis Norohpr nf Intc Number of lots sold.  Sale rate:  Sale total:  High sale:  194 188 48% $4,193,228 1955 Duntov proving ground Corvette sold for $262,500, including buyer's premium Premium: 5% (included in prices of sold lots) :01k Report by Daniel Grunwald Market opinion in italics lthough it was held on All Hallow's Eve, there was nothing spooky about the Mecum sale at Pheasant Run Lodge this year. While it can be a risk holding a sale in late October, as the weather is often quite miserable, this year the evenings were only slightly chilly, with just a light sprinkle of rain Friday night. Pheasant Lodge is a first-class venue for a high-end collector-car sale, with plenty of hotel rooms available within walking distance of the sale, and several restaurants, shops, pubs, and a theater on the grounds. Mecum had three large tents outside and the featured cars were inside the large auction room, which was comfortable and well ventilated. A One of the featured cars, a wonderful 1957 D/F Thunderbird (Lot F18), sold postblock for a shattering $147,000, and Lot F9, a 1968 Shelby Mustang, was impressive, selling at $94,500. 80  While it was the Corvettes like the 1954 Arkus-Duntov V8 test mule, at $256,500, that were out-of-the-park home runs, there was a surprising variety of non-muscle cars. Two of my favorites were a 1954 Kaiser Darrin, Lot 355, that sold at $44,000, and Lot 348, a 1958 Jaguar XK150 coupe that went to a new owner for $23,250. Early in the sale there were a larger-thanusual number of late-model used cars offered at no reserve. They were "just transportation bargains" here, typical trade-in quality Jaguar, Mercedes, and Infiniti models. The bidders were a little lethargic on Friday night, but once the auctioneer got them fired up the action lasted through the end of the sale, with several slow-to-respond bidders finding themselves left in the dust as the better cars found rapid biding all the way to the hammer. I did notice a few "bird in the rafter" bids, but that happens in every auction. COLLECTOR CAR AUCTIONEERS Of the 500 cars on offer, 188 were sold for a 37.6 percent rate, with a total volume of just over four million dollars. Of all the cars sold, the average sale price was $22,780. There were 31 feature cars of which 11 were sold, at an average of $88,849. The "roll the dice" award went to the buyer of the 1966 Ferrari 275 GTS, perhaps once owned by Raquel Welch, an actress known for other attributes than mechanical aptitude. The car certainly looked scruffy enough, and we all know just how expensive Ferraris can be to make right. Mecum Auctioneers - St. Charles, IL Trailered in for sale. Spirited bidding attested to the quality of the restoration. The owner declined the offer but! think it was close. Very nice TR3s, 4s and 6s continue to climb. But if the problems were only cosmetic, at a sale price of $124,950, the new owner has the room to put $10,000 into the car and still be ahead of the game. The 275s will always be among the most handsome of the vintage open cars, and to me, have been underpriced for some time. It's just another indication that the interest in all Corvettes continues to grow, with even formerly out-of-favor models like this one starting to command the big bucks. Once again Dana Mecum and his crew produced a sale that was informative and enjoyable. They also put together a collection of the best collector cars that you are likely to see in the Midwest.—D.G. ENGLISH #348-1958 JAGUAR XK150 coupe. S/N NA. Black. LHD. Odo: 5,668 miles. Nice interior including wood dash. Turn signal stalk not chromed. Gaps good, paint good except chip on right side of hood. Rear passenger glass cracked and some scratches to rear window. Chrome excellent, including wire wheels. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $24,413. Comes with generator in the trunk, wisely replaced by Along with everyone else in the tent, I was stunned when the '69 'Vette coupe went for $168,000. Yes, it was a 427 L88, had just 2,535 miles, and looked and smelled new. But what a price! with a broken choke knob and poorly repaired console. Driver's seat worn and headrest collapsed. Engine bay clean, undercarriage coated. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $32,550. If the low mileage is correct and the undercoating is not hiding anything, then it should be a nice buy. The price was low enough to spend a few thousand fixing things and still be okay. 1979 MGB convertible. SN GHN5UL472660G. White LHD. Odo: 28,434 miles. Paint average. Interior good except speakers cut into door panels. Glove box door won't stay closed. Engine not clean, looks #311 - #283 1974 JAGUAR XKE SIII convert- ible. S/N VE1S25811. White/black leather. LHD. Odo: 8,981 miles. 4-speed. Trunk fit off and dent to right side of bonnet. Panel fit good including hood. Some overspray. Interior dirty alternator A very solid #2 car with a recent, thorough restoration. I'd give it a 2+ with a new passenger window. Best buy of sale, fyou want a closed XKI 50—a thin market. #364 1961 TRIUMPH TR3A convert- ible. S/N TS72738. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 3,201 miles. Some dullness to windshield frame and pitting to posts. New carpets, leather seats and redone instruments with clear faces. Original rust-free floor pans. Wiper motor is being rebuilt and goes with car. Condi., NOT SOLD AT $24,200. Very meticulous restoration done by an SCM reader in Utah. GERMAN #346 1954 MERCEDES BENZ 220A - - cabriolet. S/N 1870123503637. White/navy leather. LHD. Odo: 69,398 miles. Rear turn signals and door handles are pitted. Nice leather with some patina. New carpets and top. Good Sports Car Market road dirty with no excessive leaks. Needed to be jump-started. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $5,250. A decent little rubber-bumper MGB that could have brought a great deal of fun for a new owner next spring, if he would have sprung for a new battery. Why do sellers bring cars to an auction with bad batteries? What kind of image do jumper cables make on bidders?


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Mecum Auctioneers - St. Charles, IL  loose. Engine clean but not detailed. Engine hard to start and ran rough. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $2,940. May be an OK driver if all it needs is a minor tune. A tired old bug, but they're cheap to fix. Honest condition and honest milege —fairly priced. ITALIAN wood on dash with a repair to column shifter. Undercarriage appears solid. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $35,000. A striking car with a lot of money spent on it. It still has needs, however (do restorations ever end?), and therein lies the rub. It seems like a fair bid but the owner, an SCM'er, needed a little more before he let her go. #A1-1977 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE coupe. S/N 1172087792. Silver. LHD. Odo: 78,324 miles. Dull silver paint with rust bubbles on rocker panels and under rear window. Some pitting in chrome. Rust under right rocker panel. Surface rust in interior. Seat rails dirty with faded rear tray carpet and Motorola tape player. Engine looks rough. Possible older front-end damage. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $124,950. Seen before at the Mecum Elkhart Lake sale in July where it was passed on at $130,000. Said to have been owned by Raquel Welch. Looks uncared for and unloved now (I meant the car). Cheap if it can be cleaned up for $10,000. 65 + Cars In Inventory Buying, Trading and Consigning American Classics, Eurosports, Rolls/Bentley and Collection Liquidations. Always Buying. Web: Vintagemotorssarasota.com 1957 Jaguar Xkl40MC Frame-off restoration Matching numbers $65,000 1962 Jaguar SI E-Type Roadster Opal Burgundy/Bisquit Stunning nut & bolt restoration $76,500 1956 Aston Martin DB 2/4 MKII Drophead Olde English White/Red/Black canvas top restored $99,500 1966 Jaguar E-Type Roadster Red / new black leather interior / top Motor Numbers match $46,500 1996 Ferrari 355 Spyder Red/Tan 32K miles 30K Miles service performed $89,000 February 2104 Tempero is proud to create hand-crafted reproductions of many of the world's most famous sports and racing cars. Our cars are based on the manufacturer's original designs, and are built to each customer's individual specifications. They have been upgraded to reflect modern requirements of safety and performance. Each car is lovingly and skillfully constructed from sheet aluminum using the time-honored methods employed by reputable coach building companies. Classics start at $130,000. 3 XKSS In Production Tempero has also custom-built these 1950-1960 racing classics. I C Type Short Nose D-Type I Lightweight E- Type XJ13 Lister Cost in 81 #293-1966 FERRARI 275 GTS convert- ible. S/N 07359. Blue/black. LHD. Odo: 83,945 miles. Trunk, hood and right door gaps off. Most chrome good, some pitted. Paint weak, cracking and pitting. Interior a bit dirty and paint peeled off seat belt retainers. Door panels cut for stereo speakers. Engine looks clean, with headers. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $27,000. Owner wants $35k. These cars had a number of problems when new and it pays to check and see if the upgrades have been done. Given the flaws here, bid was not unkind. To get $35k, the car will simply have to be better prepped. #280-1988 LAMBORGHINI COLATACH coupe. S/N ZA9CAO5AXJLA12323. Red/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 25,984 miles. Paint pitting at taillight surrounds. Fabric pulling loose at defroster vent. Driver's-seat leather shows wear, or more accurately, patina. Other than these small defects, car looks good. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $69,000. Having a service history available is especially important 2836 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, EL 34234, USA Phone: 941-355-6500 Fax: 941-359-0810 salesat temperocars.com SARAOTA, INC Web: Vintagemotorssarasota.com VINTAGE MOTORS ' EXCLUSIVE FACTORY AGENT OF Q..1WM2 E(D), es.a, Lgi1T' LIKtplA, - '41-4VE:11: 4 "V:W• I 1.4 Inriragg' IRON START TO FINISH DAILY E]i Market Reports #F3-1974 DETOMASO PANTERA coupe. S/N THPNND06692. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 21,865 miles. Said to have Imron paint, with only a few flaws. Driver's seat bolster worn with tear on back. Carpets


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Market Reports  Mecum Auctioneers - St. Charles, IL sticker Cool car; looks solid, justibnng the strong price. #F29-1950 HARLEY DAVIDSON FL. S/N FL 4433. Red. Odo: 38 miles. Most chrome looks new but some pitting on forks, speedometer housing and headlight surround. for these expensive-to-maintain super exotics. Assuming everything is in order, this bid was a little light, but not by much. 26,000 miles is a lot for a Countach. AMERICAN #F30-1938 MILLER race car. S/N T192. Black/red leather. LHD. Chrome frame, suspension, wire wheels and exhaust. Nice paint with gold leaf numbers and lettering. Seat plete with shovel, etc. strapped to side. Paint has scratches and chips. Military heavy-lug tires. OD green seat pads with canvas covers. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $6,500. There is no way to judge things like panel gaps and wavy panels on one of these, because they were horrible when new. The rating comes from the general 'feel" of the vehicle. Last year this same car was bid to $6,500 as well; buyer wants $10,000. #45-1950 NASH STATESMAN SUPER sedan. S/N K360816. Brown over green. LHD. Odo: 65,283 miles. Brown top paint recently applied with runs and fisheyes visible. Chrome also weak on the triple clamp. Some broken engine cooling fins. 1990 Pennsylvania inspection sticker. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $22,000. There were better places at this sale to put $22,000. It is reasonably clean, but I think the bid was more than fair Owner wants 30 large. #355-1954 KAISER DARRIN convert- ible. S/N 3495168. White/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 58,702 miles. Said to have undergone a body off 5-year restoration and it shows. looks to have the original heavily worn leather. Offenhauser engine, no front brakes on straight axle. Lever shocks, huge steering wheel, hood straps. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $55,000. Offered on a bill of sale. Somewhat confusing as to whether it is really a 1936 or 1938. No racing history available. Interesting car but what can you do with it other than display it in a museum? woody. S/N 5400302. Black/maroon leather. LHD. Odo: 27,442 miles. Wide door gaps. Paint shiny with a few runs. Side chrome poorly repaired, poorly rechromed. Instruments #340-1946 CADILLAC SERIES 61 Chips to the hood edges. Wide front door gap. Chrome good. Delamination to right rear side glass. Interior partially original. Undercarriage has surface rust but solid. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $7,875. An interesting car with a most unusual dashboard layout; the speedometer; odometer and gauges are all in a large pod attached to the steering column. The dash is a blank canvas on both sides. Weird but cool, and a cheap attention-getter #271-1950 FORD CUSTOM DELUXE convertible. S/N BOLE100116. Maroon/ maroon. LHD. Semi-custom, clean flathead V8. Exterior chrome looks new, slight pitting on headlight trims and bottom of grille. Grille spinner void of chrome on outside edge. Nice show age and dash chrome pitted. Tear in left door panel but headliner, leather seats and carpet all look new. Engine bay clean, solid frame. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $30,000. A unusual custom car that the owner had made into a woody in South America. Woodworking is excellent with nice colors. There is even a custom matching wood steering wheel rim. What is it worth? Today, more than the $30k bid. #A30-1947 MILITARY JEEP. S/N 1156340. Blue. LHD. Odo: 3,837 miles. Painted and decorated in USAF livery corn 82 ..4411 rsir Everything on this car is as new, or better. No top, original was damaged in storage. Wiring all new with correct insulation and markings. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $46,200. I gave this car a minus for not having a top but it is a true #1 in all respects. It is #185 of approximately 400 built. Strong money by the price guides but it is still cheaper than a comparable Corvette and it is so much more unusual. Well bought. #228-1955 CHEVROLET BEL AIR convertible. S/N VC55B041615. Coral and gray/coral and gray. LHD. Three deuces, Hurst 4-speed, 265 V8. Poor panel fit and filled paint and side trim. Pitting on dash chrome bezels. 12V electrics. SOLD AT $33,075. Said to have been an original California car spent last few years in Hawaii at Dick Strichfield's home, (an original LA Roadster Club member). Hawaii plates and a Hawaii Racing Club areas below taillights. Paint nice, chrome looks new. Trim behind driver's door does not line up. Hood ornament chrome peeling. But a lot of eyeball appeal. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $43,575. A few mild custom touches didn't hurt the value of this shoebox Chevy. '57s and '58s still bring top dollar, but the '55s and '56s have risen in Sports Car Market


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Mecum Auctioneers - St. Charles, IL  value. For this car, this was all the money, but not a crazy price. #262-1955 MERCURY MONTCLAIR coupe. SIN SSSL129563M. Lime green/black and white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 70,329 miles. Hood gap is wide at rear and trunk is slightly off. Some pitting on the rear bumper. Lots of rear wheel areas rusted. Front right fender bent behind bumper. Droopy grille bar and pitting on bumpers. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $3,465. A real rough '57 that still has some project possibilities. It will have to be a labor of love, as everything needs fixing. And when done, it is still a 210 with a straight six and a slushbox. The seller should be satisfied. #309-1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N E57S105356. White with silver coves/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 58,787 miles. 220hp 283, 4-speed Gas door and trunk have wide gaps. Paint looks fresh with some cracks, rough glass work below trunk. armrest. Gauges a bit dull. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $42,525. A strong car overall and the right color The interior flaws let it down some but most are easy fixes. There were a number of dead bugs on the front end and that shows this car is a driver Both the buyer and seller should be happy trim, all good. Tinted glass. Nice interior but armrest pads yellowed and glovebox door dirty and scratched. Engine bay and undercarriage clean. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $19,425. One of SCM analyst Dave Kinney 's favorites. Ground-up restoration, claimed numbers matching with original bill of sale. You have to like lime green but this is a nice example of a more unusual mid '50s cruiser Fairly bought and sold. #F16-1955 CHEVROLET CORVETTEDUNTOV test mule. SN E55S001399. White. LHD. Odo: 17,424 miles. Prototype with 265 V8 stuffed in by Arkus-Duntov. Panel #F17-1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N E57S105116. White/red. LHD. Odo: 1,968 miles. Small cracks between fender scoops and hood corners. Chrome excellent. Extra glue on weatherstrips. Engine compartment clean but not as well detailed Overspray on weatherstripping. Pitting on taillight chrome. Hood wouldn't open. New waffle seats and carpet but the gauge faces are dirty. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $43,575. This car looks good, but some details were not attended to that should have been. I thought it brought a strong price for the condition. But there were a lot of Corvette lovers in the audience, and they were willing to spend. #F1-1957 CHEVROLET BEL AIR convertible. S/N 57S233584. Red with white top/red and gray vinyl. LHD. Odo: 76,458 miles. Panel fit is good. Tinted glass. New seat covers show some wear, pitting to chrome interior trim and window frames. Slight misfit to right-side dash trim and broken piece on left fit not great. Cracks in driver's seat. Overspray visible on dash. Clean undercarriage. Lots of documentation and photos. Original GM log book included. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $262,500. Last seen at Bloomington Gold in June of this year where it failed to sell with a $216,000 bid. A true piece of American history. Huge money, but worth every penny. #36-1957 CHEVROLET 210 coupe. S/N B57J228248. Eng. #B57J228248. Blue. LHD. Odo: 10,854 miles. 6-cyl, Powerglide. Dull old metallic repaint over original light blue with scratches, chips, and cracks. Floor pans and Insurance for Classic Cars Costs Less Than You Think! SAMPLE QUOTE 1953 Jaguar XK120 Insured Value. $60,000 Liability & UM: $50,000 Annual Premium: $326 Ask for Gary Gandy • "0" Deductible  GREAIAlurucAN (800) 678-5173 www.parishheacock.com February 2004 Parish Heacock 4t INSURANCE FOR AUTOMOBILE ENTHUSIASTS 83 • 24 Hour Claims Service • "Agreed Value" Coverage • Credit Card Payment Option • One Liability Charge  • "A" Rated Insurance Co. as rest of car. Appears to be driven rather than trailered. Fuel injection and big brakes. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $137,500. Great combination, of dog-dish hubcaps and fuel injection with a 4-speed. Impressively restored but not perfect—although it has Bloomington Gold Market Reports


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Market Reports  certificate. Has RP0684 (springs, brakes) and RP0579 (air intake), making it a rare '57. Fair offer. #F18-1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD convertible. S/N D7FH202136. Yellow. LHD. Odo: 3 miles. D/F supercharged engine with 3-speed and overdrive. No heater, power steering or brakes. A near-perfect restoration. Not Mecum Auctioneers - St. Charles, IL restoration on one of the "long and low" late '50s convertibles. Started right up and ran quiet and smooth. Driving this car would take you back to your glory years. Ran through as a "No Sale" and then sold a few minutes later Fair deal. #290-1959 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N 10867S108523. Maroon with silver coves/black. LHD. Odo: 59,528 miles. Fuel filler door fit off. Chrome appears new with good paint. New driver's seat cover •  Oti exactly as delivered in 1957 but I could find no flaws. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $147,000. Originally delivered in Florida and raced there. One of 14 D/F models made for competition. The 5th one made and the only one with overdrive. A multiple award winner Huge money here, but 1 think justified by the history and condition. #226-1958 CADILLAC ELDORADO BIARRITZ coupe. S/N 58H021443. Green/ green leather. LHD. Odo: 36,887 miles. Exterior chrome trim is dull and pitted, "I• - show contender but only at a small show 454 was never an option in 1964. The owner wants $16,000; I would have taken the bid here. #F6-1966 DODGE CORONET coupe. S/N WP23H67315611. Blue/blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: 13,711 miles. Hemi. Claimed to be decoded by Govier, with original miles. Hood and fits loose. Gouges in windshield post. Dash nice. Chrome distributor cover has visible repair. Detailed engine compartment. 283, dual 4 barrel. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $42,525. There isn't much to find fault with here. Good colors and all the hard work has been done. Dual quad engine is a much better driver than the fuelie. I would call this fairly bought and maybe even a bit of a bargain. especially grille. Seats torn and restitched with black thread. Sun-worn parcel shelf. Interior chrome and dash good. Engine bay dirty and worn. Undercoated. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $16,380. This old Caddy still looks pretty good, and the paint shows well despite the evidence of generous use of body filler This car also had the dreaded, problematic air suspension. Sold cheap enough to allow for a decent cleanup. #250-1959 OLDSMOBILE DYNAMIC convertible. S/N 597M69877. White/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 26,643 miles. Paint new, $63,000. Fuel injection and a four-speed help make this worth the big bucks before you factor in originality and low miles. However, the reserve was set at $70,000 and! think that is a little optimistic. So did the bidders. color combo shows well. Hood sits slightly high in back. Interior fresh with correct pattern on seats. Everything else looks new or "as new." Said to be a one-owner until March 2001. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $25,305. A nice 84 #53-1964 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE SS hardtop. S/N 49737A130468. Red/red. LHD. Odo: 19,091 miles. Chrome bumpers scratched and taillight trim rough. Pinholes and drips in paint but overall shiny. Wide passenger door gap. Driver's seat and dash cracked. Interior chrome trim poor. Solid and clean undercarriage. Engine compartment painted flat black. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $13,000. A pretty decent amateur restoration that may be a local side door handle and window crank chrome pitted. Seats and carpet new. Undercoated. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $40,000. Restored by the same owner as the Super Bee (#F23). Not quite as sharp as that one but still nicely done and this one is a Hemi. The bid price may be slightly light; owner wants $48k. He was wise not to sell at $40k. #100-1967 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS coupe. S/N 124377N130183. Yellow/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 91,188 miles. 350 V8. Paint cracking near windshield, some chips touched up but overall good. Dents to trim but most chrome shows well. Driver's door Sports Car Market #F25-1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N 30867S104338. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 22,189 miles. Low-mileage original. Paint has dark speckles everywhere with some chips. Light cracks in paint, glass has tiny chips, chrome has scratches. Bloomington Gold Special Collection 2002. Guaranteed original paint, interior, 327 Fl engine and 4-speed. Hardtop. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT right fender paint mismatched. Wavy spots between rear window pillar and trunk lid on both sides. Numerous chips, scratches, and dings—expected if original paint as claimed. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $41,213. A local car Sign in front seat said, "Must Sell" and asked $49k. Run through and closed the bidding at $42k saying it would take $50k to sell on Friday. Rerun on Saturday and sold at $39,250. Another one of the mysteries of the auction business. #F24-1966 DODGE CHARGER fast- back. S/N XP29H61222503. White/black. LHD. Odo: 37,262 miles. Hemi, automatic. Pitting to rear bumper, some trim dented. In


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Market Reports  seat covers and headliner. Engine sounds healthy. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $17,325. This car is a 25-footer that looks and sounds great until you look beneath the resale red paint. When you put a hopped-up motor in a drum-brake, unibody car with rust you have a dangerous combination. Parts have value or a major project as is. glass fits poorly. New seats, carpets and door panels. Broken radio push button. Engine bay and undercarriage clean. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $12,390. A few nagging little problems that would make me want to look closely at this car before buying. But at the sold price, fair to both the seller and the buyer. #284-1967 CHEVROLET NOVA SS hardtop. S/N 118377W139332. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 9,833 miles. 350 V8. Shiny paint, but panel fits off. A car with many needs. Speedo cloudy, interior and exterior trim pitted fr---- t._ and damaged. New electrical tape in engine bay, repaired shock tower, rust in floor. New #F28-1968 FACTORY FIVE COBRA roadster. S/N FER2564K. Gray/black leather. LHD. Odo: 105 miles. Never titled MMIIIIIP"'"—^" collection of NOS parts, including Autolite battery. Includes paper and cardboard tags that were on the cars when they were delivered new. In showroom condition. Cond: 1+. SOLD AT $94,500. This could very well be the best 500K1? that exists today. Purchased by an SCM'er. The prices of these second-gen Shelbys have been skyrocketing the past couple of years, making this seem like a good deal. #F22-1969 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Factory Five Cobra replica with a 500-hp, 460ci engine. Drivers door latch sticks. A new car. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $53,000. 1 will never understand fully how a new replica can be titled as a 1968 car As much as 1 have always liked Cobras, I'm getting a little fatigued by all the lookalikes out there. You can't tell the players without a scorecard. #F9-1968 FORD SHELBY GT500KR fastback. S/N 8TO2R210223. White/tan vinyl. LHD. Odo: miles. Superb restoration with no visible flaws. Restored using a 20-year You can't take the Chequered Flag if your car doesn't make the event! COSDEL INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION The only experienced shipper of high-value sports and racing cars to road, track and concours events world-wide. We take care of everything! You just FLY & DRIVE! cB gEt86 Martin E. Button Inc. Phone: 415-777-2000 > Fax: 415-543-5112 Email: info@cosdel.com airs. oly,* a 1638 SE 11th Ave Canby, OR 97013 (503) 266-4079 or (800) 452-8434 Quality Service Since 1960 We are the exclusive shipper for all three major Monterey Auctions. :Pk is email: steveaustin@canby.com vvww.steveaustinsautomobilia.com Official Organizer of SCM's Historic and Collector Car Tours Sports Car Market INSURANCE. INC. Representing (H.U,11111 1615 NE Broadway Portland, OR 97232 503-288-8818 866-846-6268 www.timmco.com AGREED VALUE I LOW PREMIUMS Sterejliustin's AUTOMO I ILIA Limited Edition Art & Collectibles coupe. S/N 194379S714904. Gold/tan vinyl. LHD. Odo: 2,535 miles. Paint chips and touchups visible, slight delamination to windshield. Mecum Auctioneers - St. Charles, IL Interior still looks and smells new. 427 L88 with 4-speed. Minor surface blemishes to un- NW COLLECTOR CAR INSURANCE


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Mecum Auctioneers - St. Charles, IL  dercarriage. Bloomington Gold Hall of Fame and Special Collection veteran in 1997, 1998 and 2003. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $168,000. Nosale at $130,000 on block. Sold shortly thereafter These kinds of prices are bringing some rare Corvettes to the auction. Buyers who have deep pockets are stepping up if the car is right, as it was here. #F23-1969 DODGE SUPER BEE coupe. S/N WM23M9A246811. Green/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 290 miles. Headliner wrinkled, interior door panels chipped below windows. 440. That said, Mopars are bringing really strong prices now and will continue to rise. #F5-1970 FORD SHELBY GT500 convertible. S/N 0F03R482659. Blue/white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 70,151 miles. Right outside mirror NOT SOLD AT $120,000. Said to be a prototype built by Motion Performance for the Can Am Spyder Corvettes. The paint stripes aren 't my cup of tea but they were the rage in the '70s. Bidding ended at $120K and we were told it would take $130K to buy it. $120k seems like enough. 2002 CHEVROLET CAMARO EARNHARDT SS INTIMIDATOR coupe. S/N 2G1FP22G822159239. Silver/black and red. LHD. Odo: 2,229 miles. As new. 427 all #F19- Wide gaps between cowl and doors. Numerous windshield chips and stars. 440 Six Pack with 4-speed. Well documented frame-off restoration. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $37,275. These cars were real runners with the Six Pack and four-speed. The only reason this car is a #2 is the glass and the minor paint flaws. Hemi-performance for a lot less money. #76-1970 DODGE CHALLENGER ■■■■.IL WARNING coupe. S/N JS23U0E142761. Yellow/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 95,957 miles. 440 Six Pack, automatic transmission. Hood fit high in center, paint very good except black stripe is rough with chip on leading edge. Numerous small chips in windshield. Very nice chrome and fresh undercoating. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $37,000. A good color and Govier decoding in a clean Challenger, worth the price offered. The owner wants $50K which seems strong for an auto • Upgrading to SCM GOLD may cause your keyboard to sizzle. • As an SCM GOLD member you will receive exclusive e-mails giving you near-instant auction results. Sign up today and start getting the inside information you need, sent so fast it may cause your computer to smoke like a two-stroke Saab! www.sportscarmarket.com February 2004 Market Reports glass missing. Driver's seat dirty and window crank knobs loose. Rear window-crank rub marks on panels. Everything else "as new." Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $80,000. Very striking car but why would they put a black top on a blue car with a white interior? Bid was reasonable. #F21-1974 CHEVROLET CORVETTE coupe. Body by Motion Performance. S/N 1Z67J4S411942. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 14,988 miles. Paint excellent. Plastic rear window, red-tinted one piece roof panel. Wide door gaps, flared fenders. Bubbles in chrome on vintage side pipes. Button tufted seats and door panels, mirror finish on console losing coating. Documentation included. Cond: 2. aluminum phase III C5R Corvette racing motor built by Dale Earnhardt Industries. 6-point roll cage, 6-speed with Hurst shifter. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $92,400. New cars at auctions don't impress me but this one did. Limited 69 cars with an expensive performance package to a police Camaro. Special ordered and sold through dealers just as a Nicky or Baldwin copo in the '60s. May not appreciate but sounds great.• CLASSIC SHOWCASE "Offering a fine selection of European Vehicles" The Jaguar Specialists Order our FREE quarterly E-Newsletter! Jaguar Club News. Classic Car Features Upcoming Events - News and information you can use! C I „A S S IC` Visit us online at www.classicshowcase.com Sales 760 747.3188 Buying/Restoration 760 747 9947 Fax 760.747.4021 Preview by appointment please. management@classicshowcase.com 87


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 Market Reports  Palm Springs Auction - Palm Springs, CA Palm Springs Auction Palm Springs Auction Palm Springs, CA November 22-23, 2003 Auctioneer:  Number of lots:  Number of lots sold.  Sale rate:  Sale total:  High sale:  Gary Dohler 307 166 54% 52,263,065 2002 Maserati Sypder sold for 572,975, including buyer's premium Premium: 5% (included in prices of sold lots) zik Report by Carl Bomstead Market opinion in italics homes were in the under $50,000 range, but a very nice 2002 Maserati Spyder with only 2,000 miles brought $69,500 and a 1957 Chevy Nomad wagon that needed a lot of attention sold for $62,000. A 1995 Dodge Viper with only 17,000 on the odo appeared to be a good buy when it sold for just $38,000. 88  the country while the desert heat is subsiding in the Coachella Valley. The Palm Springs area is a popular Thanksgiving destination, so arriving a few days early and leaving the golf clubs in the room for a couple of days as you look for an addition for your car collection, should not be considered a hardship. Keith McCormick has been conducting his semi-annual auctions for many years and he attracts an eclectic assortment of cars. The auction is billed as an exotic car auction but most everything is offered, from nearly new cars to used cars with just about everything in between crossing the block. In the past, the auction was held in the Palm Springs Convention Center, but this year the facility was unavailable due to remodeling. A downtown parking garage was selected as an alternative site and they made the best of a difficult situation. The more than 400 cars up for auction were parked on the four levels of the garage with the auction tent on the top level. A poorly illuminated parking garage is not the best place to examine and photograph cars but they did manage to sell almost $2.5 million worth of vehicles. The majority of the cars that found new I t is hard to think of a better place for a collector car auction in late November than Palm Springs. The weather is taking a turn for the worst in most parts of #176 - is the lack of predictability. As would be expected when you are in the land of lookat-me cars there was an ample selection of Rolls-Royce and Bentley models but just about anything interesting and unusual could show up. For instance, who would have thought that an Aston DB6, in decent condition, would come rolling across the block? And it sold for a bargain $44,625. And then there was the '84 Lagona, the The fun part of McCormick's auction car SCM likes to say should only be purchased by those whose day job is working for NASA maintaining and designing circuit boards. This car didn't sell at $17,500, and the high bidder should probably be glad the seller was holding out for more. B2600 pickup bidding hit $8,000 and they announced it was going to be the next car sold, for a brief moment I pondered whether it would be the perfect vehicle to haul my automobilia stuff to swap meets in. Luckily, it was a very brief moment, and passed quickly. I confess that when the custom Mazda The next McCormick auction is scheduled for February, with a guarantee of marvelous weather and interesting cars.—C.B. ENGLISH 1958 JAGUAR XIC150 coupe. S/N S8345640N. Green/black. LHD. Ode: 70,868 miles. One-owner car, original except some paintwork to top and hood. Body straight and solid. Interior flawless. Engine compartment highly detailed. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $55,000. Some minor pitting in the chrome was all that held this car back. The Series Is have been moving up the value chart of late so the buyer made a wise decision in not letting his go at this price. Could be worth $10,000 more to the right buyer 1967 ASTON MARTIN DB6 coupe. S/N DB6300R. Red/black. RHD. Odo: 95,571 miles. Presentable car with a few minor paint #370 - 111F111114 "MI picked up of late and as a result they've been appreciating rapidly. Bid was probably about $5,000 back of what it would take to own this example. 1966 JAGUAR XICE roadster. SN 1E11733. Silver-blue/black. LHD. Ode: 1,551 miles. Resent restoration completed to high standards. Respray well applied, body straight #182 - and solid. Extra set of painted wires. Original leather very presentable. No abnormal fluid leaks in clean engine compartment—just normal Jaguar leaks and streaks. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $39,900. The delightful owner was selling his car due to advancing age and was with his car to answer any questions for most of the day. It did not meet reserve but he came down a bit and a deal was made after the fact, so it worked out well for everyone. #145 1960 AUSTIN HEALEY 3000 - - roadster. S/N HBJ7L4231. RecUblack. LHD. Odo: 74,350 miles. Recent restoration to high standards with great attention to detail. Body and paint without flaws. Red piping on black seats excellent. Detailed engine bay, luggage rack and wire wheels. Cond: 1 - AT $32,500. A few years ago this would have been all the money for this car but interest has chips and peeling chrome but body good. Interior worn. Engine compartment a bit rough. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $44,625. The auction company rated this a #1 car, but with the noted issues I feel that this was an over-statement. Regardless, the new owner bought well back of what the value guides stated this car should bring. #168-1958  HDR4338073. GA  roadster.  S/N ack. LHD. Odo: 3,451 . NOT SOLD miles. Body straig with no evidence of rust or prior damage. Paint was done in what Manco calls "Diamond Gloss." Quality interior. Highly detailed engine compartment. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $16,170. 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Palm Springs Auction - Palm Springs, CA  Market Reports #137-1993 BENTLEY TURBO R sedan. S/N RCX46280. Black/tan. LHD. Odo: 45,396 miles. Minor problems with paint, including was totally out of character and detracted from an otherwise appealing and well-done MGA. Fully priced considering jarring appearance. #246-1970 AUSTIN MINI COOPER coupe. S/N 1488687. Red/red. LHD. Odo: 63,321 miles. Hood stripes with replica signatures of John Cooper. Sunroof, rust spots Even so, the price offered was about $5,000 light so the seller was correct to hang on. #185-1987 ROLLS-ROYCE CORNICHE II convertible. S/N SCAZDO2AOHCX21048. White/tan. LHD. Odo: 59,497 miles. A few scratches and touch-ups to paint, gold plating liberally applied, body straight. Leather showed the appropriate wear, minor areas chips on hood. Luxurious look and feel to leather seats. Missing a power lock bezel and dash slightly faded. Presented with complete Carfax sheet. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $40,000. These were $200,000 cars ten years ago so the depreciation has been rather brutal. This should have been the perfect car for the exclusive Palm Springs area Country Club set, but then again maybe they don't go to car auctions held in parking garages. GERMAN below doors and minor pitting on chrome. Red and tan plaid upholstery in good condition. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $7,350. Had this been an "S" the price would have been about double what was paid here. As it was, the new buyer should be pleased and the seller have no remorse. One-third the size, one-third the price of a new Mini. #385-1984 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SPUR sedan. S/N SCAZH4ZA2ECY. White/ tan. LHD. Odo: 93,687 miles. Reasonably well-preserved two-owner car. A few cracks in wood window moldings and a few other where wood is delaminating. Low-profile tires. Once owned by the heavy metal group Korn. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $52,500. Tires gave the car an odd stance and the gold was a bit over the top. $173,800 when new. The previous owners, Korn, have been nominated for a Grammy for the Best Metal Performance with their hit "Did My Time." Bought by a Korn groupie, perhaps? #321-1973 VOLKSWAGEN THING convertible. S/N 1832653796. Orange/black. LHD. Odo: 7,307 miles. Stored since 2000. Poorly touched-up paint. Engine rebuilt, seller says failure to check oil caused previous engine failure. Seats have been replaced. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $8,100. The paint on the hood looked like it had been in a West Texas hail storm. This, in conjunction with a few WeApologize issues, but all in all very presentable. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $16,485. The Silver Spur was introduced in 1980. There are more Rolls owned per capita in the Palm Springs Valley than anywhere else in the US so why not buy one here? NADA states that this should be a $40,000 car but that'd be in Dallas on a very good day. #184-1984 ASTON MARTIN LAGONDA sedan. S/N SCFDLOISETC1333. Black/ black. LHD. Body and paint without any serious flaws. Interior rough. A very presentable example appearing to be well maintained. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $17,500. One of 200 imported to the US and $200,000 when new. These are now just oddball used cars and have not developed any real collector following. February 2004  .r■ old! ma■ he out of yiur reach While our brilliant shine, exacting quality standards and customer satisfaction are world renown. you may not be able to find the zymol your car needs Not to worry. All of the products. instructions and Authorized Reseller locations are available OnLine and on CD-ROM. So.. your zymol is simply a login or telephone call away zymol may be a reach but  car deserve it! and your .c.2003 zymol Enterpnses Inc www.zymol.com 1-800-999-5563 zymifol 89


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Market Reports  sawiw 't."111111111111cli401; it Arpir i  - other issues, makes me think the high bid was more than generous. JAPANESE #222-1990 MAZDA B2600 custom pickup. S/N J72UF3145L0919205. Green/tan. with custom grille. Gorgeous green leather, right look. 350 V8 with all the goodies. Attractive car with no notable flaws. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $52,000. The market on this style of street rod has been going in the wrong direction of late so the seller faced a decision: cut and run or hold and hope the market changes for the better He chose the latter and time will determine the wisdom of his decision. LHD. Odo: 5,421 miles. Slammed, flamed and fully customized. Mini Truckin' September 2000 cover car. Body and paint show some age, acceptable but not show quality. Minimal wear to custom upholstery. Plenty of chrome and braided wire hoses under the hood. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $8,085. It does not take long to go from cover car to used car with radical customs. It sold for far less than the cost of construction as there had to be close to the sale price in the suspension alone. But now what do you do with it? AMERICAN #352-1914 FORD MODEL T roadster. S/N DMVH4968CA. Red/black. LHD. Paint and body fine, newer wire wheels. Seats recently #194-1939 CADILLAC V8 PARADE CAR convertible. S/N 821055. Black/red. LHD. Odo: 8,322 miles. Rear seat removed for parade use, presentable interior. Missing radio. Equipped with side mounts and fog lights. Palm Springs Auction - Palm Springs, CA #371-1941 CONTINENTAL V12 coupe. S/N H108358. Blue/tan. LHD. Odo: 57,794 miles. Paint could benefit from wet sanding and buff. Dash paint lacks luster and interior finished in incorrect vinyl. Correct V12. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $22,575. Would not take all that much to make this Full Classic a very presentable car great for CARavans and other tours. If all the right engine mods had been done that make the anemic V12 responsive, then the seller was right to hold out. #357-1948 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL convertible. S/N 8H181235. Black/black. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $26,250. An unusual cat that in auction terminology is a 20-footer It is the convertible equivalent to a doctor 's coupe with the rear seat removed The perfect car for escorting your grand daughter in a parade when she becomes Homecoming Queen. #221-1941 CADILLAC SERIES 62 se- dan. S/N 8360107. Olive/tan. LHD. Odo: 57,532 miles. Eligible for all of CCCA club activities. Paint presentable. Newish seat LHD. Body fit not what it could be and some paint cracks. Non-original interior and top fabrics. Original V12 has been replaced with a V8 and more modern wire wheels installed Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $25,200. Well- restored Continental convertibles are selling for over twice what this "tweener" realized Iris half way between an original car and a street rod, and not really making it in either direction. Fair price, all things considered. #159-1950 FORD STREET ROD sedan. S/N H108358. Red/white. LHD. Odo: 98,870 miles. Flames plus dropped front end, and redand-white rolled interior make for a striking redone. Dodge 4-cylinder with an automatic starter, converted to 12V. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $8,400. This car will be in demand on the 4th of July for the town parade and other similar occasions, but I doubt the Model T club will welcome it on their tours. It sold for about $3,000 more than I anticipated #152-1937 FORD 3-WINDOW street rod. Green/green. LHD. Odo: 2,367 miles. Chopped top. Green flames were subtle. Steel bodied 90 covers installed. Engine compartment not detailed. No optional fog lights. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $11,235. A Full Classic at this price would have to be considered an excellent value, even if this isn't the most desirable body style. Let's hope the grimy mess under the hood is just benign neglect that will clean up easily, rather than an abused powerplant. street rod. Owner claimed only 3,500 miles since car was rebuilt. Over $40,000 invested. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $21,500. The owner, an Sports Car Market


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Cso Keith McCormick presents the 36th Collector Car Auction SATURDAY and SUNDAY FEBRUARY 28th & 29th, 2004. PALM SPRINGS AUCTION OF 350 ANTIQUE, CLASSIC, SPORTS, AND SPECIAL INTEREST AUTOS AT THE NEW 7 MILLION DOLLAR DOWNTOWN PARKING CENTER LOCATED AT: 279 SOUTH INDIAN CANYON DRIVE, PALM SPRINGS LAST SALE WAS 61% SOLD OF ALL CARS ENTERED The McCormick Family is once again organizing this auction in their usual friendly and courteous manner. Ask for Keith, Jason or Desley to answer your questions. Sponsored by Thv Old,. Sur 104.7 fm THE OLDIES STATION LOCAL HOST HOTEL: We recommend Las Brisas Hotel Across from Auction Site Telephone: (760) 325-4372 or PHONE FOR CONSIGNMENT NUMBERS. ASK FOR ENTRY FORMS, BIDDER APPLICATIONS, AND GET ON OUR MAILING LIST...NOW! (760)-320-3290 RESERVE YOUR POSITION NOW! check out these websites: www.palm-springs.org (Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism) www.PalmSpringsUSA.com (Palm Springs Desert Resorts) e qz, (> /c)C's Sponsored by MEDIA SPONSOR DM Mir ENTRY FEES: SATURDAY AND SUNDAY $250. Add $100 for top floor display - only space for 86 cars topside. No numbers will be reserved without consignment fee being paid in full in advance. VISA. MasterCard and American Express are accepted. Positions will be filled on first-come first-served basis. To reserve the position you desire, send your check covering the entry fee or phone in your credit card number. You may specify the cars you're entering at a later date. Entry fees are REFUNDABLE less $25 handling fee if you notify us in writing 14 days prior to the auction. Color photographs may be included in our exclusive color brochure. We strictly limit the number of positions available in this two-day event of 350 cars. COMMISSION STRUCTURE: FLAT 5% OF SALES PRICE (One of the lowest in the business). WE SOLD OUT OF LOT NUMBERS PREVIOUS SALE SO BOOK EARLY. Purchase a lot number and we will log your cars photo on-line free of charge. For $50 extra, we will build you a complete web page including 12 photos — engine, interior, exterior, etc. Featured cars attract multiple bidders — our website averages 40.000 visits per day. PALM SPRINGS AUCTIONS, INC. 244 N. INDIAN CANYON DRIVE PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA 92262 U.S.A. Web Site - ( http://www.classic-carauction.com 7 6 0 ) -320-3290


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Market Reports  SCM'er, was faced with a problem we all have from time to time: too many cars and not enough space. He took a bath on this, but few get their money back on such personalizations. New owner should feel confident that it was well done. #169-1950 PACKARD SUPER 8 coupe. S/N 237259560. Black/beige. LHD. Odo: 1,647 miles. Chrome pitted and grille needed replating. Hubcaps badly dented and moldings tweaked. No major paint issues. Interior 111 ' MiLl" :11r- '"411011 Palm Springs Auction - Palm Springs, CA Right rear window broken and window fit off by an inch on each side. Paint and top presentable. Seats had minor wear and carpets showed age. Engine poorly detailed. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $29,000. These cars lag behind the Eldorados in value by about 20%. Considering all the little nits and flats that needed to be corrected on this car, the price was about right. #311-1955 CHEVROLET BEL AIR sedan. S/N C55L064971. Red/white. LHD. Odo: 54,328 miles. Fit and finish off every car from "Superman." High bid seemed like it should have gotten the job done—don't know where you could get more. #187 1956 CONTINENTAL MK II - coupe. S/N C56R3752. White/red. LHD. Odo: 4,802 miles. Hurried restoration. White redone and acceptable. Engine bay OK. Cond. 3. SOLD AT $13,913. This was bid to $10,000 as it crossed the block and was later sold to a dealer who is well acquainted in Packard circles. With not a lot of money spent, it could be upgraded a level and would be a wonderful tour car Appears seller lost interest in car #365-1955 CADILLAC 62 SERIES convertible. S/N 5562104063. White/red. LHD. Odo: 27,611 miles. Offered at no reserve. where. Orange peeled paint, radio aerial molding missing, front tire flat. Cheaply and poorly restored interior. Engine detail OK. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $7,140. A quick and dirty restoration and it showed. Had to stand way back to find much positive to say about this one. How about, "Could be a decent starting point for building a street rod:" There, that seems fair #316-1955 HUDSON METROPOLITAN coupe. S/N L18485. Orange/white. LHD. Odo: 4,639 miles. Plating starting to go, door handles and other trim pitted. No signs of rust and body fit fine. Upholstery redone in an unattractive gray velour. Engine compartment needs attention. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $4,100. Only 250 of these were sold with Nash badges, the rest were Hudsons. If this were a convertible, you could pretend that it was the Lois Lane Exotic Car Transport ORLANDO FLORIDA Open and Enclosed Carrier Service! .  .. ....._  WORLDWIDE Collector Car Insurance Grundy Worldwide... The collector car insurance program that's sensitive to your needs and your wallet. • Agreed Value • No Mileage Limitations • High Liability Limits Available • Find Out How Much You Can Really Save. Call for a fast, accurate quote: 800-338-4005 or log on to: www.grundy.com for a real-time quote in all 50 states. 400 Horsham Road, P.O. Box 1957, Horsham, PA 19044 92 , z..-  :., • • -8797 "Get the whole story of Exotic Car Transport, visit us on the Worldwide Web." www.exoticcartransport.corn Nationwide Transport of Exotic, Vintage and Luxury Automobiles Storage Available Sports Car Market


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Market Reports  paint a few shades too bright, with various blemishes. Body panels fit fine. Plating redone and acceptable. Interior good. Engine bay grungy. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $22,838. These were $10,000 cars when new and were delivered in protective coccoons. Their values have remainedflat for years, but have been climbing of late. Naturally, as I've sold mine. Brought what it was worth, considering the quality of the restoration. #153-1957 NASH RAMBLER REBEL se- dan. S/N 1986. Gray/gold. LHD. Odo: 67,937 miles. Missing right front parking light lens. White. Not my cup of tea, but obviously someone really wanted a Buick Special. #224-1957 CHEVROLET BEL AIR street rod. S/N S149564. Red/gray. LHD. Odo: 88,950 miles. Brightwork acceptable, although without blemishes. Only minor interior wear. Yellowing tires. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $40,000. The only year of the split-window and thus the premium. With a new set of tires and documentation that shows the fuel injection was with the car at birth, the car should bring another ten large. #383-1966 FERRAIATDAYTONA REPLICA coupe. Body by McBunie Coachcraft. S/N 1287L8S413282. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 14,729 miles. Built on a Corvette chassis by McBurne Coachcraft in 1986 for $45,000. Window fit off by one inch in rear. Gold trim rusted. Interior presentable. Rear-mounted spare. 327-ci V8. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $9,000. Only 1100 Rebel 327s produced. Several signs advised potential buyers not to open the doors! How do you sell a car if you won't let prospective buyers inspect it, especially one with as many questions as this one? #175-1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD E SERIES coupe. SN E7FH166966. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 32,379 miles. Stated to be frame off restoration and no reason to dispute the Palm Springs Auction - Palm Springs, CA window moldings were dented and scratched. Paint showed age, flames well done. Recaro seats and huge stereo system. Newer 350 V8 with B&M Mega Blower, lots of chrome and aircraft-style wire braid. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $25,200. This car was getting a little tired, so the seller was wise to let it go. Bringing a #2 car back to #1 is boring and expensive. Now the new owner can just burn rubber and have fun. Fair enough price. #165-1958 CHEVROLET IMPALA SPORT coupe. S/N F580146373. Coral/coral. LHD. Odo: 6 miles. Mileage set back after recent restoration. Every accessory added—Continental kit, rear aerials, dual fender mounted 441P4111111114. Headlights missing, fiberglass cracks repaired with red tape. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $0. Give the audience some credit: not one bid on this horrible car, perhaps out offear of owning this fright horse. Parked in the prime location. Seats and interior were filthy, and it showed signs of terrible neglect. I'd rather take the bus than drive this car #209-1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N 194677S108483. Yellow/ black. LHD. Odo: 22,287 miles. Recent bodyoff restoration to the highest standards. Original interior could not be faulted. Rebuilt original 427/400 and 4-speed M21 transmission. claim. A striking car. 312-ci V8, dual 4-barrels with 285 hp. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $35,963. Last year for the two-seater birds. This car could not be restored for this amount and ff it was born as a true "E" series then the buyer did the smart thing... let someone else suffer the pain of the restoration and simply enjoy the results. #157-1957 BUICK SPECIAL convert- ible. S/N 4D6040560. Red/white. LHD. Odo: 27,037 miles. Iffy repaint with overspray. Dented trim and right rear window broken with poor fit at top. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $34,650. Doors were locked so interior inspection was not possible. But in spite of this, the car did sell well. Painted in a bright shade of Icebox 94 mirrors and unusual wire wheels. Excellent and correct interior with great fit and finish. Highly detailed engine. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $29,400. Failed to sell at $26,000 when it crossed the block and a deal was put together later It looks a little garish with all the do-dads hanging on the car but they can be removed. Doubt ff there is any more money in this one. #362-1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE coupe. S/N 30837S108889. Black/black. LHD. Odo: 36,465 miles. Well presented, no notable exterior flaws. Paint is deep and Engine bay well done, but without the finishing touches. Complete with original Protecto-plate and papers. NOT SOLD AT $70,000. The owner was looking for an additional $20,000 which did not happen at this venue. It is a strong car with full documentation and may be worth the extra money. We 'II probably see this car again in Arizona. Sports Car Market


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Palm Springs Auction - Palm Springs, CA #360-1968 CHEVROLET CAMARO coupe. S/N 123378L320353. Green/black. LHD. Odo: 97,957 miles. Body and paint not ■Tirww — -7 w• -  11111111116.11111 . Fresh Meat Real market prices for recent production cars of interest. 2002 ASTON MARTIN DB7 VOLANTE great but acceptable. Worn interior and carpets. Equipped with 250-ci in-line six. Engine compartment looked like the car may have been working on its second 100,000 miles. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $9,975. With this engine, the car would have a hard time getting out of its own way. However with a little detailing this is the car I'd want to send my daughter off to college in. Looks fast, goes slow, easy to fix. #170 1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO - coupe. S/N 124379L517613. Blue/black. LHD. Odo: 49,320 miles. Trunk fit off by wide margin but paint and other body panels well IlL'..1;ww-olrfill ,  .., ...,_ ■ ■ - ••• • •  "op r - done. Interior was without flaws. Sparkling engine compartment. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $17,640. An LA dealer mentioned that the car had been available for a period of time, and whether it was matching numbers was always a bit of a mystery. Trunk fit so poor that it raised questions. Makes price seem like plenty. #166-1969 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE SS convertible. S/N L152855. Silver/black. LHD. Odo: 634 miles. Striking restoration done to the highest standards. Deep and Odo: 55,215 miles. Quickie repaint. All lights, sirens and other goodies working. Original interior with wear commensurate with miles. Poorly prepared engine bay. NOT SOLD AT $6,000. There were dark red stains in the rear patient area (mood effect?) and considering the previous use of the vehicle, their origin was a little scary. What do you do with this except go graveyard cruzin' on Halloween. #375-2003 GOLDEN SPIRIT ZIMMER convertible. S/N ILNHM82W13Y610384. Silver/tan. LHD. Odo: 6,327 miles. Based on a Lincoln Town Car chassis, with an original list price of $130,000. This car was a demo 2.4pi; Csfz quality but still attractive. Interior acceptable and without flaws. Detailed 350 L 1 plus other Yenko goodies including Muncie transmission and Hurst shifter. Appeared in "The Italian Job." SOLD AT $23,625. Sold after it crossed the block only reaching $20,000. Widely advertised for $22,400 by the seller so he was wise to pay the commission, take his money and walk. The movie appearance was just a blur—not what stars are made of #230-1971 OLDSMOBILE AMBULANCE. S/N M469254. White/tan. LHD. Date Sold: 11/11/03 Sale location: Ebay Motors; #2441021509 Details: Serviced, 1,100 miles, Touchtronic heated windshield, sport exhaust, burl veneer. Sale result: Sold at $129,500, 7 bids. Seller's feedback: 139 Buyer's feedback: private MSRP: $170,025, NADA.com $139,000 Other current offering: Aston Martin of New England (Brighton, MA; www.astonmartinlotus.com). Asking $129,850 for a 7k-mile car. 2004 LAMBORGHINI GALLARDO Date Sold: 11/10/03 Sale location: eBay Motors; 2442305173 Details: New car, black leather/orange stiching, 6-speed semi-automatic E-Gear. Sale result: Sold at $172,025, 1 bid. Seller's feedback: 131 Buyer's feedback: 14 MSRP: $165,900 Other current offering: April Miller Sales (Rogersville, MO; www.aprilmiller.com ). Asking $219,500 for a 20-mile car. 2003 MERCEDES CL55 luxurious paint. New interior. Z15 package and power windows. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $55,000. Bidding stalled at the high end of where the value guides place this car If it was born with all the desirable stuff that is on the car now, then the seller was right to look for a little more money. Arguably the most desirable car at the auction. #191-1971 CHEVROLET NOVA YENKO CLONE coupe. S/N 11427W33046. Black/ black. LHD. Paint and body far from show February 2004 used for presentations to prospective dealers and clients. Body, leather, interior and engine compartment were reflective of the limited mileage. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $60,000. These appeal to a particular, over-the-top taste (Liberace wannabes?). Said to be selling quite well. Sales rep was busy with people the entire auction so even though his car did not sell he may have found potential buyers for the $159,000 2004s.• Date Sold: 11/16/03 Sale location: eBay Motors; 2443107052 Details: Active suspension, navigation, sunshade, pulsing seats, dusk sensor lights. 2,987 miles. Sale result: Sold at $113,500, 6 bids. Seller's feedback: 0 Buyer's feedback: 0 MSRP: $117,020; Edmunds.com: $106,902 Other current offering: Exoctic Motorcars (West Palm Beach, FL; www.exoticmotorcarsof pb.com). Asking $121,900 for a 74-mile car. • 95


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     SCM Price Guide: Muscle Cars and Friends T he values below reflect a retail buying and selling range for cars in very good to near excellent condition - significantly above a "daily driver" and one step below regional concours; a strong #2 on the accepted 1-6 scale, 1 being the best. These values are set by sales activity, primarily in the United States, as well as conversations with owners, dealers and collectors. Condition and history are the ultimate determinants of value. Prices below assume cars with "no stories Price Range Corvette SC/Rambler Rebel 'Machine' AMK 390 Javelin SST (Add 20% for 390 engine.) Jcerelin 'Mark Donohue' Javelin AMK (Add 25% for 401-ti. engine.) 69 70 68-70 68-70 1512 2362 390 69,027 510,000 59,000 510,000 55.000 514 000 516 500 $17,000 58 000 Corvette model breakout, prices and percent change ©2003 by Hearst Business Media Corporation ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Wach :B6.0or -ieureme•" Roadster Roadster Roadster Convertible Convertible Skylark 65 400 Convertible Skylark GS 400 Convertible Skylark GS 400 Stage 1 Convertible Skylark GS 455 Convertible Skylark GS 455 Stage 1 Convertible Skylark 650 455 Skylark GS 455 Convertible Skylark GS 455 Stage 1 Convertible CHEVROLET SS 350 Coupe Convertible SS 396 Coupe Convertible 2/28 Z/28 SS 350 Pace Car Convertible 55 396 Pace Car Cone 0/28 SS 396 Pam Car Pace Car SS 396 (360hp) 5S396  Convertible SS 396 Convertible SS 396 Convertible SS 454 360-hp 155 Convertible SS 454 450-hp 1S6 Convertible  SS 396 Convertible SS 454 LS5 Convertible 65-67  65-67 68-69 68-69 69 69 70 70 70 70 70 71-72 71-72 71-72 71-72 67_68  67-68 67-68 67-68 67 68-69 69 69 69 70-73 (Add 10% to 1970-73 0/28 for RS option.) 7"72  82  93  65  (Add 3509/n for Yenko Chevelle.) 66-67  68-69  68-69  70  70  70  70  70  70  (with comprehensive documentation) 71-72  71-72  71-72  71-72  82,000 total inc. n/a n/a 515,000  519,000 518,500 $12,500 525,000 $31,000 530,000 533,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/o n/a n/a n/a n/a 524,000 S19,500 S24,000 521,000 $25,000 523,000 528,500 555,000 580,000 536.000 $30,000 536.000 533,000 540,000 $38,000 $41,500 $70000 5130 000 27,415 total n/a n/a 66-67  dwells n/a n/a S11,000 S7.500 S16,500 517,000  $18,500  518,500 512000 S22500 526.000 $30,000 23,442' 6,122 17,009' 4530 156 212 8,732 1,416 8,732 1,416 678 15,991' 1,754 1529 291 Camaro 36,469 total inc.  23,068  km  602  26,213  3,675  inc.  n/a  27,744 516.000 S19 500 522,500 527,000 528 000 527 000 522,000 526,000 531.000 S13,000 S19,000  530,000  $32,500  538,000 541,500 544.000 533,000 S44,000 S50 000 S26 000 1/99 6/01 1/99 6/01 59,500  513,000  510,500 513,800 S15,000 521,000 511,000 514,000 515,500 524,000 522,000 510,500 514 500 S16,000 522,000 514,500 520,000 $16,500 521,000 524,000 533,000 518,000 522,000 525,500 536,000 534,000 $17,500 523,500 526, 000 535 000 Convertible Convertible Convertible Convertible Convertible add for the following (1956-62) 265/225 HP 283/245 HP 283/250 HP Fl 283/250 HP Fl 283/275 HP Fl 283/283 HP Fl 283/290 HP Fl 283/315 HP Fl 327/340 HP 327/360 HP Fl Auxiliary Hardtop CoupeSplinWindow Coupe Modified Convertible Coupe Convertible Coupe Con arable Coupe 8/00 8/00 1/03 Convertible Coupe Convertible add for the following (1963-67) 327/340 HP 327/350 HP 327/360 HP Fl 327/365 HP 6/99 3271375 HP R 396/45 HP 427/390 HP 427/400 HP 427/425 HP 427/435 HP Auxiliary Hardtop Air Conditioning Knock off Wheels Aluminum Wheels (1967) Side Exhaust Coupe 5/02 Convertible Coupe Convertible Coupe Convertible Coupe Convertible 1948 1968 1969 1969 1970 1970 1971 1971 63 63 63 64 64 65 65 66 66 67 67 63 65-67 63 64-65 64-65 65 66-67 67 66 67 vnvw.blackbookusa.com 300  53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 56 57-61 57-60 57-60 61 57 58-60 61 62 62 3,640  700  3,467  6,339  9,168  9,670  10,261  10,939  14,531  3,080 8,284 961 9436 118 43 2,511 1,462 4,412 1,918 36,120 10,594 incl. 10,919 8,304 13,925 8,816 15,376 9,958 17,762 8,504 14,436 6,978 18,682 2,610 12,182 2,096 2,157 8,948 2,101 5,258 3,754 23,130 11,997 c/a 720 8,585 9,936 18,630 22,129 16,633 10,668 6,648 14,680 7,121 575,000 $39,000 $45,000 532,950 S33,250 535,500 S34,100 94,425 534, 00 537,275 54500 55,000 58,100 56, 50 $9, 25 512, 25 S12,150 512,825 55,000 S13,500 $1,500 530,600 S27,850 528,500 526 000 527 000 528 350 S31 750 530 75 533 50 532 750 535 000 $5,000 $2, 513,500 $3,3 75 0 515,125 518,500 $11,500 $20,800 515,000 532,0(01 51,225 53,125 $4,2 0 $5,000 $1,000 513,925 $17,475 514,250 Si?, 75 516, 00 $18,400 $14,725 518,225 $125 000 $60,450  $69,750 $47,775  $51,550  555,000  552,825 $53,950 544,000  $57,775 56,750 $7,500 512,150 59,375 $14,000 $17,950 $17,000 $12,825 $7,500 $18,900 $2,250 $47,425 543,175 544,175 540,300 541,850 543,950 549,225 547,850 $51,550 $50,775 $54,250 $7,500 53,425 518,900 $4,950 $21,175 S25,900 S16,100 $29,125 521,000 $44,800 51,850 $4,700 56,300 57,500 $1,500 524,375 530,5 5 524,950 530,925 $28,000 $32,200 $25,775 $31,900 Coe' Coupe Coupe Convertible Coupe Convertible Coupe Convertible 35th Anniversary Coupe Corvette Challenge Racer Coupe Convertible Corvette Challenge Racer Coupe 2/112 4/99 0111 Coupe Convertible Coupe 201 Coupe Convertible Coupe ZR1 Coupe 85 86 86 87 87 88 88 80 88 89 89 89 90 90 90 91 91 91 92 92 11/97 8/98 8/00 6/02 7/97 Coupe  Convertible  add for the following (1968-72) 327/350 HP 427/390 HP 427/400 HP 427/435 HP 1.71 427/435 HP 189 350/350 HP 350/370 HP LT1 454/390 HP 155 350/330 HP 1T1 454/635 HP 155 454/425 HP 1.56 454/270 HP 155 350/255 HP 111 Auxiliary Hardtop Air Conditioning (eu. Convertible Coupe Convertible Coupe Convertible Coupe Coupe Coupe Silver Anniversary Pace Car Coupe Coupe Coupe Coupe 3/01 Collector's Edition add for the following (1973-82): 454 Engine 182 Engine Glass Roof Aluminum Wheels Auxiliary Hardtop attached." An automobile priced above our guide is not necessarily overpriced, nor is one priced below automatically a bargain. The SCM Tier of Collectibility is an A to F scale, which ranks the cars in terms of their long-term desirability. The scale ranges from ATier cars, great classics like the Jaguar D-type and the Aston Martin DB4GT, to F-Tier cars, hopeless sleds like Alfetta sedans and fourcylinder Pontiac Fieros.• 1 72  72  68 68-69 68-69 68-69 68-69 69-70 70 7(1 71 71 71 72 12 73 73 74 74 75 75 76 77 78 78 78 79 80 81 82 82 73-74 75-82 76 51  7 39,729 27,794 7,315 20,007 10,625 15,382 7,407 2,050 n/a 16,663 9,749 n/a 16,016 3,049 ind 7,630 14,967 2,044 Ind 5,672 14,604 502 (ind.) Price Range 20,496 6,508 9,440 18,248 4,004 6,520 1,014 17,756 1,287 4,473 1,949 5,097 188 3,913 1,741 24,434 52,674 25 21 4,943 32,028 5,474 33,836 4,629 46,558 49,213 40,274 15,283 md. 6,502 53,807 40,614 40,606 18,648 6,759 515 100  $18,775  52,100 $5,750 510,400 516,000 520,800 $2,100 $6,750 55,300 $6,425 54,775 533,500 $3,975 56,100 S1,000 Si 800 511,700 $15,900 59,875 515,600 S8,575 $15,150 $8,400 S8,675 58,925 $11,400 518,400 $9,300 $10,250 $10,600 512,150 $14,900 S3,750 $2,125 S500 $600 $1,0(K1 $6,750 $7,500 $7,850 $10,125 $8,250 510,550 $9,000 $11,125 S13,600 $27,000 $9,900 $11,850 $27000 510,450 $22,250 $12,650 $11,375 $23,000 $13,250 512,300 $24,000 526,350 S32,850 $3,100 $8,625 $14,550 $22,400 529,125 53,100 $10,125 $7,950 $9,650 $7,175 547,575 $5,975 59,125 51,500 52,700 520,475 527,825 517,275 527,300 $15,000 523.475 514,625 $14,925 515,175 $19,950 532,200 515,625 517,000 $17,225 $19,675 S24 875 55,625 53,200 $750 5900 $1,500 S10,675 511,700 512,100 515,600 $12,550 $16,000 $13,500 $16,700 $21,100 $38,350 S14,650 $17,550 $38,350 $15,250 $32,275 $18,475 $16,375 $32,900 $19,100 517,475 S33,850 11/98 9/99 12/00 5/03 96 Spoils Car Market


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Nova 55 350 CHRYSLER 3008 Coupe  300C Coupe  Convertible  3000 Coupe  Convertible  3000 Coupe  Convertible  300E Coupe  Convertible  3006 Coupe  Convertible  30011 Coupe  Convertible  300J Coupe  3000 Coupe  Convertible  3001 Coupe  98  92 93 93 93 93 93 93 94 94 94 95 95 95 95 96 96 96 96 96 96 5,875 15, Price Range -C CI 898 448 (intl.) 5,692 6,749 (incl.) incl. incl. 17,984 448 (id) 5,346 15,771 448 (intl.) 4,971 527 (incl.) 17,167 5412 (incl.) 1,000 4,369 ind. ind. n/a n/o 96 97 98 98 98 99 99 99 00 00 00 01 01 01 02 02 02 94 95 96 62-65 66-67 66-67 68-70 68-72 55  56  57  57  58  58  59  59  60  60  61  61  62  62  63  64  64  65  497 (incl.) n/a 9,092 19,235 11,849 1,163 (ryd.) 4,031 18,078 11,161 2,090 18,113 13,479 n/a n/a n/o n/a n/a n/a Impala n/a n/o n/o Nova n/a 20,200 n/a Oa n/a  1,725 1,102 1,918 484 618 191 550 140 964 248 1,280 337 435 123 400 3,022 625 2,405 $11 500 514,000 519 000 510,500 511 000 525,000  525.000  522 000  537 000  523 000  540,000  522 000  540 000  532 000  553,000 $27,000 552 000 $16000 532,000 $12,000 511.500 522 000 511 000 514 000 522 000 529 500 $28500 S16500 530 000 530 000 527.000 551 000 527.000 550.000 530.000 550 000 538 000 565,000 $37,000 562 000 521 000 543,000 $15000 S16.500 530000 513 000 $14,000 515,000 $16,000 517,500 519,000 521 000 515,750 513,500 531 500 516550 514525 5I9,800 534.250 514.250 532,250 517,200 515,515 $35.500 518,150 526,750 516,650 518,000 526,000 520,175 522,225 530 000 51200 5500 513,000 52,500 522.450 523,175 $25,850 532,000 524.000 525.300 528,575 $26,125 527,500 $31,100 532.500 $30,000 $35,900 535 925 532 900 538,000 522,375 517,550 543,775 521,675 520,200 527,525 547,600 519.675 544,175 523,725 519,175 549,700 524,675 536,125 522,525 525,000 536.150 521 000 530,900 541.700 $1,800 5750 519,900 53.750 528,300 528,525 532.100 541,275 $29,300 530,875 534,850 531 350 533,000 537,200 538,350 $35,400 $41,275 541 675 538.400 544,100 Price Range 3 521 000  Coupe (340 or 383) Convertible T/A 931(440) w/Six Pack w/Hemi RFT Convertible (440) w/Six Pack w/Hemi Rallye (340) Rallye (340) Charger (440) w/Hemi R/T w/Six Pock w/Hemi Charger 500 w/Hemi Daytona 440 w/Hemi Rir w/Six Pack w/Heng Coronet Heel Convertible Coronet VT Convertible Itg w/Hemi 941 440 /Six Pack /Hemi VT Convertible w/Six Pack /Hen Super Bee w/Six Pack w/Hemi Super Bee w/Six Pack w/flemi Super Stock Hemi GTS 340 GTS 383 GTS 440 Convertible Demon 340 FORD Fairlone GT/GTA Convertible Talladega 428 Torino Cobra 428 Torino GT 429 0 Convertible GT 0 Torino Cobra 429 Coupe 98 Convertible GT Convertible 2+2 Fastback V8 convertible GT Convertible GT Eastbadc GT/GTA Fastback Mach 1351 Mach 1 418 0 Code 70-71 70-71 70 Challenger n/a 5,388 2,399 70-71 70-71 70-71 70 70 70 72 73-74 66-67 66-67 68-70 70 68-70 69-70 69 69 69 71 71 71 66 66 67 67 67 68-70 70 70 70 70 68-70 68-70 60-70 68-70 71 71 71 68 68-69 68-69 69 69 71-72 36,505 1,890 418 2,737 90 9 6,902 Charger n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 116 500 52 n/a 70 3,118 178 63 $11,000 $15.000 529,000 $11,000 527.000 545,000 $28 000 545,000 $300,000 511,000 55 000 510,000 533,000 $13,500 $24,000 $45 , 000 527,000 $61,000 S47,000 575,000 $17,500 $28,000 548,000 Coronet and Super Bee 714 27 9,553 628 283 n/a 194 330 n/a 16 20 n/a 3,175 383 n/a 99 12 Other 80 n/a 30 760 10,798 Fairlane and Torino n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 66-67 66-67 69 68-69 70-71 70-71 70-71  65-66 65-66 65-66 65-66 67-68 67-68 67-68 67-68 69-70 69-70 Isluehrag n/o 15,000 n/a 112,777 n/a n/a 113,367 n/a 113,428 15,864 546,000  59000  $17000  516 ON  $12.000  51,500  58.000 S12,000 $16,000 $13,000 513,000 516,000 $12,000 $12,500 520,000 $23,500 $15,000 $15 000 518.000 515,000 521,000 $16,000 522,500 566.000 514 000 $17,000 527.000 $17,000 S11,500 $12,000 $20,000 526.000 519 000 519.000 520.000 $19.000 $18,000 $30 000 $33,500 522,500 520,000 524 000 520 000 526 000 522,000 540,000 7/99 8/00 8/00 532.000  549,000 $14,500 520,000 535,000 517.500 525,000 $30,000 522,000 538,000 $70,000 514 000 520 000 $36,000 $12,000 520,000 535000 526 GOO $17,000 $26,000 539,000 523,000 539,500 557,000 539,000 565,000 $375,000 $15,000 51,000 515 000 545,000 521,000 $34.000 569.000 537,000 588.000 $65 000 5113,000 $26,500 541,000 572.000 542.000 565,000 521,000 528.000 547.000 525 500 531 000 $55.000 $29,000 555,000 5100,000 519,000 525,000 544.000 519.500 $28,000 504000 10/00 428 0 convertible Boss 302 98 Convertible Boss 429 . at 5 a 69-70 69-70 69-70 69-70 me m A e a n/o 8,252 n/o n/a 533.000 $22,000 515,000 545,1100 543,000 534.000 520.000 566,000 2/03 Price Range 3 .1 (For 2+2, add $3,000 for a well-equipped 61. 1967-68, odd $3,000 for 39008 For K-code 289, add 404/6. Add 15% for SO Drag Pak, add 52,000 for Slicker) Boss 351  Mach 1  Mach 1 429 0  98 Convertible  590  Salves  Saloon  Saloon  Saloon  61 350 61 350 '11' 61 350 61 3508 61 350 GI 500 61 350 Convertible 61 3508 61 500 Convertible GT 500KR Convertible 61350 Convertible 61 500 Fastback Convertible Thunderbird Convertible Thunderbird E-Code Cony. Thunderbird F-Code Cone.  Coupe Convertible (Add 25% for .1-code.) Coupe Convertible (Add $1,000 for 16-code.) Sports Roadster (Add $5,000 for M-code.) MERCURY Cougar Coupe XR-7 1(11-7G (Gamey) 61 390 GT-E Eliminator Cougar Convertible 012-7 convertible Cougar Convertible XR-7 convertible 67-70 67-68 67 67-68 68 69-70 69-70 69-70 71-73 71-73 320,496 59,933 37 n/a 602 4,611 8,118 6,001 4,247 6,811 $8,000  $10,000  $15,000  $15,000  $17,000  $11,000  510,000  512,000  $8.000  $12000  $10,000 512.000 517.000 517,000 521,000 $17,000 S15000 $10000 $11,000 518,000 Cyclone GT (For Eliminator, add $7,000 for Boss 302 engine. Add $9,000 for 428 a) Cyden n/a Convertible Cyclone Cl Spoiler II Cydone GT Spoiler (For 429 0 or SO, add 50%.) 66-67 66-67 69 69 70-71 70-71 $7,000 c/a 3,261 n/a 12,457 1,984 $10,000 $10,000 510 000 $9,000 $9.000 62-63 inc. 530.000  540,000 61-63 61-63 173,468 26,273 59,500  $19,000  514,500 528 000 10/98 71  71-73  71  71-73  84-86  85-86  87-88  89-90  91-92  65 65 66 66 67 67 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 69-70 69-70 69-70 69-70 55-57  57 57 (Deduct $2,500 for only one top.) 58-60 58-60 173,891 24,255 511,500  521,000  517.500 531,000 9/02 1,806 99,564 1,255 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Shelby 520 37 1,368 999 1,175 2,048 803 404 214 1,044 402 1,053 517 935 194 1,534 335 Thunderbird 53,166 inc. 194 (inc.) $19,000  $12,000  $18,000  $12,500  55,000  $7,500  $9,000  S10,000  $12,000  $50,000  5155,0 0  $40,000  $40.000  $32.000  542,000  $29,000  $35,000  $29,000  $32.000  $50,000  537,000  $55,000  529,000  538.000  537,000  552,000  $25,000  $36,500  $85,000  $28,000 $11,000 $28,000 515,000 58,000 511,500 513,000 $15,000 $11,000 575 000 5110, 00 $55,000 $55,000 $45,000 553,000 538.000 $55,000 $38,000 546,000 $15,000 553.000 $80.000 $44,000 556,000 554,000 $75.000 $45.000 553 500 5125,000 7/00 9/03 8/97 $12.000 $15000 $18 000 517.000 $14,000 $15000 Sports Car Market


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SCM Price Guide: Muscle Cars and Friends Price Range 3 442  441  Convertible  442  Convertible  W-30  Hurst  442  Convertible  W-30  Convertible  Rallye 350  50 455  Convertible  442  Convertible  W-30  Convertible  Hurst  Convertible (Pace Car)  PLYMOUTH Barracuda  Formula S  Barracuda  Formula S  Convertible  Formula 5303  Formula S 440  Super Stadc Hemi  Gran Coupe  Convertible  'Coda 340/383  'Coda 440  'Coda 440 Six Pack  'Code Convertible  'Coda Six Pack Convertible  'Coda Six Pack Convertible  AAR 'Cada  64-65  65-66  67-69  67-69  67-69  67-69  68-69  68  70-71  70-71  70-71  70-71  70-71  70-71  70  71  70  Barracuda  n/a n/a n/a Oa 8,510 n/o n/a n/a 9,798 2,568 n/a n/a 1,992 1,009 n/a Oa 2,724 $6500 S8 500 56,000 S8,000 SIO 000 59,000 S15500 S35,  0 $6,500 $10,500 $17,500 521,500 528,000 521,000 S60 000 565 000  525 000  $9,500 $12,750 58,000 511,000 $13,000 S15,000 522,500 $70,000 $10,500 S16,500 525,500 529,500 S40,000 531,000 S90000 585 00 535 003 65  66-67  66-67  68-69  68-69  68-69  68-69  70-71  711-71  70-71  70-71  70  70-71  78-71  72  72  72  72  n  72  25,003 n/a 7,892 n/a 9,437 n/a 1,421 n/a 4,237 n/a Oa 3,547 n/a n/a n/o n/a n/o n/a 499 130 Si 2,000  S12,000  515,000  511,000  $15,000  517,000  520,000  511,000  515,000  517 000  522 000  58 500  SI 1,000  $14,000  S10,000  $14,500  $15,000  $22,000  $16,500  $22,000  519,000 519,000 $28,000 $17,000 $24,000 $26,000 $31,000 $17,000 $23,000 $27,000 $34,000 $15,000 $16,500 521,000 S15,000 520,000 $26,000 $32,000 $27,500 532,000 I]  Hemi 'Coda  Hemi 'Cudo  Convertible  Belvedere Hemi  Satellite Hemi  Convertible  610  Convertible  GTX Hemi  Convertible  GTX  Convertible  GTX Hemi  Convertible  Rood Runner  Convertible  Six Pack  Hemi  GTX Six Pock  Superbird (440)  Six Pock  Hemi  Road Runner  Six Pack  Hemi  GTX  Six Pack  Hemi  Road Runner/GTX  (*indicates Road Runner only) PONTIAC 98 Coupe  Convertible  400 Coupe  Convertible  Trans Am  Formula  67-69  67-69  67-69  67-69  69  70-73  Firebird n/a n/a n/a n/o 697 30,926 56,500  510,000  $9,000  $15,000  518,000  $8,500  S9,500 516,000 517,000 525,000 $30,000 515,000 00 70  71  71  66-67  66-67  66-67  67  67  67  67  68-70  68-70  68-70  68-70  68-70  69-70  68-70  68-70  70  70  70  70  71  71  71  71  71  71  -S at 652 107 7 64* 817 27 Price Range 565,000  555,000  $250,000  Belvedere, Satellite and Road Runner $35,000 528,000 532,500 $16,000 $22,000 530,000 555,000 S16,000 523,000 536,000 575,000 515,000 $18,000 521,000 532,000 $23,000 $42,000 552,000 575,000 58,5 0  686 inc. 108 17 1,651 inc. 680 47 2,952 inc. 3,929 1,938 678 1,069 716 135 n/a 246 55 n/a n/a 30 72-74  38,239* 517,000 $35,000 $11,000 520,00 533,000 $7,5 0  _= 586,000 585,000 5400,000 $45,000 540,000 $45,000 522,000 $32,000 545,000 569,000 $24,000 533,000 $48,000 $100,000 $23,000 $28,000 $32,000 $45,000 530,000 $58,000 $80,000 $105,000 $14,000 $27,000 $50,000 $17,000 $27,000 $50,000 $12,000 9/00  ij Trans Am Trans Am 45550 Formula 45550 Trans Am 455  Trans Am 101h Anniversary  Pace Car Trans Am 15th Anniversary  GTO Convertible GTO Convertible GTO Convertible 10/99 GTO Convertible GTO Convertible GTO Convertible Judge 4/03 Convertible GTO Convertible Judge Convertible GTO Convertible Judge Convertible GTO 70-73 73-74 73-74 75-76  79  80  84  64 64 65 65 66 66 67 67 68 68 69 69 69 69 70 70 70 70 71 71 71 71 72 -o Price Range 11,400 1,155 101 73,975 n/a n/a 55,374 24,806 6,644 64,041 11,311 84,148 12,798 72,205 9,517 77,704 9,980 58,126 7,328 6,725 108 32,737 3,615 3,629 168 9,497 357 661 17 5,807 512,000 524,000 532,000 58,000  $13,000  511,000  S7500  514,00 $20,00 515,000 $21,000 514,500 $19.000 $13,500 521,000 510,000 514,000 510,000 $14,500 518,50 534,00 $12,500 515,500 519,500 533,000 59,000 514,00 $17,00 544,00 58,500 520,000 531,000 540,000 (For 400-c.i. engine, odd $4,000 for Rom Air III. For Formula, odd $2,000 for 455-c.i.) 513,000 $20,000 $16,500 511,500 GTO 525,000 530,000  526,500 532,000 524,000 $30,000 524,000 532,000 518,250 $21,000 517,000 525,000 527,000 $50,000 $19,500 $27,000 531,000 $50,000 514,500 520,000 $28,000 566,000 $13,500 10/02 1/04 (For 1964-66, add 25% for Tri-Power. For 1967-69, add 2$ 9/ for Rom Air, 40o/a for Ram Air III, 75% for Rom Air IV.) ; (For 1970-72, add 15% to 455 98.) Avanti RI Coupe  Avanti R2 SC Coupe  Torpedo 63-64  63-64  48  n/a n/a 51 $13,500  $17,000  $21,000 $25,000 THE CPI VALUE GUIDE IS NOW AVAILABLE FROM BLACK BOOK! Wackoa; -"Mio,= ■ Cars of Particular Intercsta CPI Collectible Vehicle Value Guide Collectible, Locum Exotic, & Hightacu Cs. sod Light Trucks 1946-2001 Older Used Cars and Lieu Trucks 1946-1994 July • August • Seputtuber 2002 "Anything less is a guess" • Want to know what that '55 Chevy you used to have would be worth today? • Is a late-model Ferrari or Lamborghini on your shopping list? • Interested in sedans from the '40s, cool cars from the '50s or muscle cars of the '60s? • How about exotic cars from AC to Zimmer? If you answered yes to any of these questions, the CARS OF PARTICULAR INTEREST VALUE GUIDE is for you. Published bi-monthly by Black Book®, it contains values for collectible, luxury, exotic and highline cars and light trucks from 1946 and on. Xieted30/0/t Don't make a huge mi$take! Call 800 554 1026 today for your FREE sample! - - February 2004  99


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Featured Artist Dan McCrary /I tona by our featured artist this month, Dan McCrary. While attending the Kruse Auburn Labor Day auction several years ago, he spotted the Daytona and became intrigued by the reflection of the yellow Dodge Super Bee next to it. McCrary favors just working with a section of a car. "The famous wing disappears out of the frame on this composition," he acknowledged. "I just found an angle I liked." He is no stranger to SCM, as his work was previously featured on the June 2001 cover, a painting of an Austin-Healey 3000 roadster called "Healey Reflection." It also showed another car reflected in its side. McCrary, born in 1949, grew up in North Carolina and remembers his parents taking him to a one-mile paved oval track in Raleigh in 1955 when he was six years old. He drew cars while attending high school in Greenville. He studied art briefly at East Carolina University, and played guitar in rock and funk bands, including in a backup band for singer Jackie Wilson in the mid-1970s. While stationed in Europe during his Army days McCrary discovered Alfa Romeos. Back in the States, he became active in autocrossing, time trials and hill climbs, driving an Alfa Giulietta Spider that was built up from a parts oo hag Er F uscle Tone" is a view of a winged Dodge Charger Day- car towed out of a good friend's back yard. include anything from European sports cars to 1930s American classics like Duesenberg. "I don't pin myself down to any specific genre, but if there's one that pops up, it's fins and chrome," he said. He became a full-time automotive artist in the late 1980s and now spends his time absorbing inspiration where he finds cars—anywhere from a race track to a concours to a junkyard. Indeed, some of McCrary's compositions have depicted cars in their final resting place, as piles of rusting metal. He has created posters for Michigan concours such as the Gilmore Classic Car Club of America and the Bay Harbor Concours, as well as the Midwest Concours in Cincinnati. McCrary's paintings are all watercolors, and his subjects There is a limited edition of 200 Giclee prints of "Muscle Tone." Each print measures 8.25 by 12.25 inches and sells for $125. Go to www.carartinc.com or call 949.443.0500.* cr 100 tStt. EIS  iine 0-19 ) 646 - 6086— C cAv -onktile b. OM Sports Car Market


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Motobilia / Carl Bomstead Big Bucks For Badges t' nder the auspices of Jerry Lettieri and SCAfs own Dave Brownell, Automobilia Auctions continue to conduct exceptional semi-annual events that offer quality pieces to an expanding international audience of collectors. The fall event, held this past October, included 520 lots with the usual tilt toward desirable and seldom-offered early automotive literature. In addition to spirited bidding from the floor, there was active participation from European collectors through absentee and phone bidding. Four lots of Ab Jenkins photographs and memorabilia, of significant historical interest, attracted a great deal of attention. David Abbot "Ab" Jenkins was known as Utah's Son of Speed, setting more records on the salt flats than anyone else, including many in the famous Mormon Meteors. The original Mormon Meteor was fitted with a Duesenberg engine, though this was later replaced with a 650-horsepower Curtiss Conqueror aircraft engine. A new chassis was later built for the same Curtiss engine. When Jenkins eventually retired the second car, he sold it for $1 to the state of Utah, which now displays it in the state capital. The original Meteor is owned by SCMer Knox Kershaw and is frequently displayed at shows. Twenty-two period photographs showing has an appeal well beyond his racing exploits—he was even elected mayor of Salt Lake City later in life. This was an intriguing assortment and the business cards are a treasure. Perfect, unused badges led to spirited bidding. Auction:  Automobilia Auctions, Wethersfield, CT ; October 25, 2003 Highlight: Three early radiator badges from a Beggs, a Biddle, and a Bour Davis—Lot #294 Estimate: $250-$300 Sale Price: $1,595, including 10 0/0 buyer's premium the Meteor at the Indianapolis 500 and in some staged shots were offered in three separate lots, which sold for a total of $847, including commission. The collection of memorabilia consisted of Jenkins' autographed correspondence and business cards. It sold for $357.50, including premium, a fair price. Jenkins Lot 38 included six small sales brochures from some rather obscure automotive manufacturers. Included were pieces for a 1903 Autocar, a 1905 Pope Tribune, a 1905 Lane Steamer and a 1907 Thomas Flyer. The lot was expected to go for $200-$250 but was hammered down at twice the high estimate, $550 including premium. A desirable 1937 Hispano Suiza V12 spiral-bound catalog with numerous illustrations of custombodied cars did not fare as well. Estimated at a reasonable $500$600, it stalled and was sold at just $330, including premium. The new owner should consider himself fortunate; this was a great buy. More than 75 early automotive radiator badges were consigned. While not stated, they may have been factory samples as they were in perfect unused condition. Their mint conditions attracted a great deal of attention. Many were from obscure companies whose brief existence made them both rare and desirable. A lot of three badges from a Beggs, a Biddle, and a Bour Davis were estimated at $250-$300, but when the dust settled someone had bid $1,595, including premium. A similar lot of three badges including a rare U.S.-manufactured Singer closed at $1,495. As we've said before, when it's rare and it's perfect, the money starts flowing and there's no telling where the bidding will end.• 102 Sports Cor Market


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Bike Buys / Jeffrey Vogel 1960-1966 BMW R27 T he R27 is a 250-cc single with no electronics—a far cry from the high-tech, high-performance BMW machines of today. But this simple motorcycle is easy to maintain and ride, offering classic looks and just enough performance to put the wind in your face. For the car collector who wants to add some two-wheeled machinery to his garage, one of these BMW thumpers is a great choice for about the price of a new Vespa scooter. When BMW introduced the R27 in 1960, it was a further development of a design dating to World War 11, updated over the years with an Earles fork and swing-arm rear suspension. The R27 model saw the engine and transmission get rubber mounts, while retaining its traditional BMW traits: shaft drive, comfortable touring position, rugged construction, and reliable German engineering. While 250-cc singles were popular in Germany, they were less successful in the U.S. American buyers preferred the larger and sportier 500- and 600-cc twins. The R27 was a proven design, so the bike has few weak spots and upkeep should be well within the abilities of most enthusiasts. Parts availability is not a problem, as many parts are shared with the vintage twins, and a few specialists can supply those that aren't. Though the R27 is a rare bike here, enough were sold in Europe for spares to be plentiful. is only $40 but it will take at least 10 hours to dismantle and reassemble the engine. Fully restored R27s start at $4,000, while basket cases go for about $1,000 (though it's not economical to restore these). Unrestored bikes in riding condition fall in the $3,000 range. All pre-1970 BMW motorcycles are sought by collectors, so the R27 has potential to appreciate and enough of them are "lost" to make a barn find possible for those who enjoy the hunt.• Beemer thumper: Easy 16 ride, easy to own. When buying an R27 it is critical to inspect the steering head bearing. This part can take a beating due to the design of the fork, so if the front end is making a clinking noise or sticking, the bearing should be replaced. A modern tapered roller bearing will set you back $50. The oiling system of the R27 uses a grooved disk on the crankshaft to pick up oil from the sump and sling it to the main bearings. Over time, these grooves can fill with sediment and lose their oil-slinging ability, precipitating crankshaft failure. This is especially true of bikes that have been sitting for years. Unfortunately, cleaning this part requires a complete engine teardown and is factory-recommended at least every 45,000 miles. A new oil slinger Perfect BMW R27 Owner: An older rider who doesn't want to take the high side Fun to ride: Ease of maintenance: Appreciation: **** (***** is best) Years produced:  Colors:  Transmission:  Weight:  Price new:  Value today:  1960-1965 Number produced:  Engine:  BMW Black, Dover White 15,364 250-cc, air-cooled single Four-speed 357 lb. $704 Cost of full service/tune:  Frame #:  Engine #:  $4,000 $60 On steering head On right side below cylinder AY THE RENT ENDING February 2104


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Glovebox Notes A brief look at cars of interest that have passed through the SCM stable. ** is best 2004 VOLKSWAGEN PHAETON V-10 TDI Neat Stuff / Bengt Halvorson PERFORMANCE BRAKE KIT FOR ALFAS sturdy cup holders, made of powder-coated steel, are designed to fit each model specifically without disturbing ergonomics, and built to handle daily use, with a lifetime warranty. The holder mounts either with existing console screws or with a foam wedge mount that grips the Price as tested: approx. $98,000 in Europe Likes: Unbelievable acceleration from 5.0-1iter turbo-diesel Vi 0 with 552 lb-ft peak torque; 20 mpg in town, excellent fuel economy for a 5,000-pound car; roomy and comfortable all around. Gripes: Controls and displays unnecessarily confusing and cluttered; momentary hesitation when transmission needs to downshift more than one gear; steering feels lighter than expected. Fun to drive: **** Fun to look at: IA.* Overall ownership experience: ***or; ** for those who like to flaunt it Verdict: The Phaeton is a great car, but it's in a class where the hood badge counts. Only time will tell if high-roller Americans are receptive to a "people's car" the price of five GT1s. The diesel would make a very desirable alternative engine, for torque-lovers, to the base V8 if Americans can get over the stigma of stinky, noisy past models.—Bengt Halvorson 2004 ACURA 3.5RL ..Mat  11):1!J This "street performance" kit for the Alfa Romeo GTV and Spider includes all the major parts needed to significantly upgrade your stopping power. It includes front and rear pads with a carbon-metallic compound to prevent fade, slotted and cross-drilled rotors to help aid in heat dissipation, braided stainless steel brake lines, and front wheel seals. For 196974 GTV and Berlina, 1969-94 Spider. Price: $377.70; available for some newer Alfas, but prices vary. Centerline Alfa, 888.750.2532, www.centerlinealfa.com . PORSCHE TIES Carrying classic executive color themes, these patterned Italian silk ties will state your German sports car allegiance while not looking out of place at a formal business meeting. The traditional-looking ties have a small Porsche script at the end of the tie blade. The navy-color tie is actually patterned with Porsche silhouettes, while the light blue/gray and the red ties have pin dots or stripes, respectively. Price: $63.9564.95. Performance Products, 800.752.6268, www.performanceproducts.com . Price as tested: $46,100 Likes: Smooth driver with good handling on challenging back roads; 3.5-liter SOHC V6 is unassuming until speed is needed, then a competent performer. Gripes: Yawn-inducing styling; unnecessarily complicated auto-trans shift gate; hopeless navigation system; serious case of sticker shock. Fun to drive: 1Wc Fun to look at: Overall ownership experience: ** Verdict: The RL nay system insisted we go 50 miles out of our way to reach our destination, even though we were on a direct highway route. Then it refused to recognize our home street address. Honda product planners seem similarly lost. Though Acura does well at the lower end of the luxury spectrum, the RL is overmatched by Germans like the BMW 5-Series, MercedesBenz E Class, and Audi A6. A $46,000 Honda may not be as much of a stretch as a $98,000 VW, but it's still a stretch.—Cindy Banzer* CONCOURS LICENSE FRAMES Is that warped, rattly license plate an eyesore on your otherwise perfectly restored vehicle? This heavy, cast-alloy license-plate frame might be the solution. It includes a flexible gasket that mashes between the plate and frame, keeping it straight, right, and vibrationfree, much better than the flimsy plate frames that are for appearance only. Available finished in chrome plating, gloss-black powder coat, or gold titanium nitride. Price: $34.95 for chrome or black, $79.95 for gold. Herrington, 800.622.5221, www.herringtoncatalog.com . CUP HOLDER FOR PORSCHE AND BMW Love your German-engineered sports car but not its lack of proper cup holders? These console pocket, so no additional drilling or gluing is required and the system can be removed without visible damage. The custom-fit holders are available for Porsche 996, Boxster, and 944 ('86 on), and also for some BMW 3-, 5-, and 7-Series models. Price: $44.95. Java Grip, 603.929.7425, www. j avagrip.com . PASSPORT G-TIMER A compact new performance computer from radar detector experts Escort aims to be simple to use, yet highly accurate. The unit mounts easily on the bottom of a windshield, in the same way as a radar detector, and there's no tedious manual calibration required; you just plug it in and go. The G-Timer is now available in two models, GT1 and GT2. Both measure acceleration (such as 0-60 and quarter-mile) times; G-forces from acceleration, cornering, and braking; and peak horsepower. The GT1 has an LCD display and only saves one run, but the GT2 can save ten runs in memory, keeps a "best run" record, and is capable of uploading data to a PC or PDA device. Price: $149.95 GT1, $249.95 GT2. Escort, 800.433.3487, www.escortradar.com . BRITISH WIRE WHEELS A set of authentic British spline-drive wire wheels will help restore vintage British sports cars to their original look while providing better durability than the original wire wheels. Many of the wheel models—for most MG, Austin-Healey 1003000, Triumph TR250 and TR6, and Aston Martin DB4—include chrome-plated spokes and nipples. A show- quality polish is available. Other extras include tubeless sealing (for fitment of tubeless tires), and heavy-duty hubs, spokes, and nipples are available for vintage racing. All are re-inspected for trueness before shipping. 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2ND ANNUAL SCM/STEVE AUSTIN'S GREAT VACATIONS GOODWOOD REVIVAL CAR COLLECTOR'S DREAM TOUR TO ENGLAND • AUGUST 30, 2004 - SEPTEMBER 8, 2004 • ,roff.k, VI! , s‘ 9 9'132 BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! The SCM Goodwood Revival Tour, a car collector's dream, returns SOW' ers can look forward to some superb events and great camaraderie The tour will visit factories, car collections, an auction and the 'Holy Grail' for enthusiasts—the 'Goodwood Revival' historic race meeting All this is wrapped with beautiful English countryside touring and highlighted with famous guest speakers and private functions Slated are visits to Jaguar, RollsRoyce and a private viewing of Lord Montague's National Car Collection Keith Martin, along with specialists from Bonhams, will conduct a preview of the Bonhams Goodwood auction Martin and Cindy Banzer will offer professional consultation and advice throughout the tour. Celebrity guest speakers enliven our dinners with witty and entertaining presentations along with informative narration Once again historic racer, Speed Channel celebrity and car guru, Alain de Cadenet will lead an in depth tour of the Goodwood Paddock with the added opportunity of meeting other drivers New this year, every participant will have a private FM receiver and headset throughout the tour to ensure that every word from the tour leaders and speakers is easily heard The tour also acknowledges the naturally beautiful English countryside We include back roads touring, and lunch at an old village pub Plus, a repeat of one of the most popular events of our first tour, a visit to a small village garage that has morphed into a museum Add to that 'High Tea' at a medieval inn (complete with a secret escape passage once used by King Charles I) and, we believe we have a truly great program Please join us. Space is extremely limited, to ensure a quality experience Our Monaco tour sold out very quickly. Cost of Tour $3,275 per person/twin occupancy, $745 single supplement. Air not included Cost subject to change in relation to the exchange rate with the British pound $600 reservation required to secure your position CALL OR E-MAIL TODAY: STEVE AUSTIN'S GREAT VACATIONS 1-800-452-8434 EMAIL: STEVEAUSTIN@CANBY.COM


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Twenty Year Picture Mid-Engined V6s $160,000 $140,000 $120,000 $100,000 $80,000 $60,000 $40,000 $20,000 $0 ,  1985  1984  I  1986  1987  1988  1989  1 --'----------I  1990  I 1991 1992  1969 Ferrari Dino 246 GT  • Thet thar ugly wooden caterpillar trailer done finished pupatin', an' he'z done split it's skin! Looks like it's tumin' into an Airstream Butterfly!—Rene Bourget, Bellevue, WA Each spring, as Linda Lou gave birth to yet another child, her trailer shed its skin as it magically grew to add another room.—Alan Sosnowitz, Stamford, CT Billy Bob liked the wood grain on his Country Squire so much that he got a little carried away Steve Gizzi, Benicia, CA So much for my rebodied — motor home. — Chris Kelley, Piedmont, CA After moving into his new mobile, Gomer parked the old one out back, added a bit of barnwood siding and, shazam!, a carriage house. This Old Heep, Rockford, MI — BMW Design Director Chris Bangle has branched out into home design, applying his signature "coffin hump" rear end treatment to this mountain cabin.—Fred Hammerle, Dover, MA 106  Another example of a "fakey doo" rustic mountain cabin exposed by one of SCM's informed readers. —Dasperb, via e-mail Finally! The Clinton Library is finished.— Chuck Wegman, via e - mail Bubba's divorce was really going badly. He was about to lose his family's third generation, hand-me-down house. He wasn't going to let that happen, so he put it into the tool shed. 1 1993 1994  1995 1996  1977 Maserati Merak SS  Mystery Photo Answers "Cinderella of the trailer park" didn't make it home by midnight. —John McNulty, W. Winfield, NY She always hated tools.—itiff via e - mail Dwayne's wife was not the least bit impressed by his recent attempt to comply with the neighborhood's new zoning laws.—Charles Hurbis, Coos Bay, OR Rumor has it that James Dean's 550 was being hidden all these years in a mobile home, but no one thought to look inside this wooden structure.—Paul Black, Miami, FL Sated on a meal of three SUVs, the rare and elusive trailer snake retires to its den and begins to shed its skin. — Ross Kiester A vile attempt at rebodying a 1940's Vagabond, with the intent of passing it off as Abe Lincoln's birthplace, has been foiled.— Anthony Carboni, Melville, NY And this month's winner of a sure-to-be-collectible-someday 1:18 scale model courtesy of Dave Kinney 's USAppraisal is John McNulty, for being able to see the princess beneath the plywood in this photo.—Keith Martin* Sports Car Market 1997 1998  1999 2000 2001 2002 •1981 DeLorean 2003 "Pimilift1P11111 INN APIeram vm Irlitg. 1 14111 rrimi Moot w- IMEN rum rir T I I


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Comments With Your Renewals I just wanted to drop you folks a note to say how much I look forward to getting my copy of SCM. The information, the humor, the pictures - you're doing a lot of things right! It's much appreciated! —Michael Malone, Seattle, WA Particularly appreciate US muscle cars and Corvettes. Also interested in street rods and customs although individual tastes are all over the map. One of my favorite auto books. —Stu Carey, Cincinnati, OH Hot rods are defaced and destroyed automobiles, not collector ones. More motorcycles. Good job keeping the right balance of autos (today) to ballet (your past). —Paul Cassel, Albuquerque, NM You keep us en pointe. —ED. More American muscle! Expand your American auction reports! Keep up the good work. —Jody Pill s, Fayetteville, AR As a reader of 12 years, it keeps get- ting better and better (except muscle cars, which hold no interest for me). —Tom Appleton, Oakville, ON Superb! Enjoy the travel articles using non-exotic auction cars. —Richard Boos, Troy, NY A wonderful magazine and a valued resource. I am enjoying the automobilia reports very much. —Robert Figenskau, Minnetonka, MN We will see you on the May '04 Monaco Tour. Should be great! —Jeff O'Callaghan, Salinas, CA More info about Italian 4-seaters. Love the no-BS approach. —Luke Kowalski, Belmont, CA This publication has turned my 13year-old son Kip into a car kid. —Dan Kolodziejski, Pacific Palisades, CA My son - a doctor of marine biology - rebuilds cars as a hobby escape from academia. Loves the publication as an escape from the responsibilities of grad students, months on the open sea, grandchildren, and a mother who made him earn his first car! —Barbara Mate, Newport, OR Thank you for your fine coverage of the Bloomington Gold Corvette Auction. —Warren Johnson Sr., Lombard, IL Great mag for us crazy car guys. Keep up the wonderful work. —August Ochabauer, Hayward, CA Please,  please,  please,  please, please, please don't change a thing. —Tim Aarons, Burbank, CA Provide a glossary of some of your favorite descriptors: Fright pig, sympathetic restoration. You have a lot of adjectives that modify "restoration." —Kevin Trent, Powell, TN Stop bashing my 1985 Countach. I'm neither a dentist nor an orthodontist. It took 20 years to acquire. Oh, I'm sorry, that was the Diablo. I get them confused. Keep up the good work. —Herb Cocks, Port Charlotte, FL Thanks for supporting the Lotus Owners Convention (L0G23). —Anthony Vaccaro, Williamsville, NY.. Great magazine! Love the Porsche column! —Buff Dunham, Tampa, FL Maybe one more page to e-Watch by Bomstead.—Gene Icardi, Redwood City, CA. Carl is now exclusive to SCM, and we plan to use his considerable talents much more in the future.—ED. Great and unique magazine. You seem to keep in mind that, yes, at the end of the day they're just cars, for heaven's sake. Keep it up.—Paul Foley, Carpinteria, CA And thanks to all of you for your thoughtful comments and your renewals.—Cindy Banzer and Keith Martin.• FORT McDOWELL CASINO • JANUARY 16-19 2004 • 500 CARS EXPECTED --, ENTRY FEES $100- 500 • COMMISSION 7% with reserve... 4% without reserve "G‘ BJJY OR SELL CALL N . liver sold this '57 Chevy 210 for $125,000 at 8/03 Auction. !. 1 1  • it 1 • Puyallup, Washington February 7-8 • Wes  Reno in the Spring Ma) - •  IMM• Fort McDowell Arizona January 16-19 • Port McDowell Casino • 500 cars • Near Scottsdale, AZ Wash. Fairgrnds. • 200 cars • WI Corvette Hi Performance Meet ohn Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel/Casino in Sparks • 250 cars ,  •,•,  •• Jackson Hole, Wyoming July 3-4 • Teton Village - July 4th Weekend • 150 cars • Mangy Moose Saloon grounds Reno, Nevada August 5-8 • Reno - Hot August Nights Auction • 800 cars • Reno/Sparks Convention Center Reno, Nevada August 5-7 • Five Star Auction • 150 cars • RenolSparks Convention Center Sun Valley, Idaho September 4-5 • Sun Valley Lodge tilier*D' r' -ay Weekend • 250 cars zirww.SilverAuctions.com for calendar, cars scheduled, market reports of sold cars, buying & selling tips ...visit February 2004 ( COLLECTOR CAR AUCTIONS 107


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SCIVI Showcase Gallery SCII4 Classifieds Info Showcase Gallery Ad Just $44/month ($66 non-subscribers). Text-Only Classified Ad Just $15/month ($25 non-subscribers) E-mail Showcase photo (300 dpi jpg) and/or text to artdirgsportscarmarket.com . Or call Kirsten at 503.261.0555 x 202; fax 503.253.2234. We will call you for Visa/MC. 25 words max, subject to editing. Deadline is the 1st of each month, one month prior to publication. 1965 Lotus 26R 52 cm 26-52-30. Most original & correct 26R anywhere. 1965 SCCA National Champion (Bill Young). Frequent overall & class winner in West Coast vintage races. 180 HP DBE all steel T/C, 1300 lbs. Concours quality restoration 1999. $100,000 firm. Dave 209.754.5802 M-F (CA) 1968 Ferrari 365 GTC, s/n 11939. Excellent example of one of Ferrari's most competent and potent road cors. Well sorted, has successfully completed several rallies. Low miles on suspension and distributor rebuilds. Alloys and A/C. $118500. Fantasy Junction, 510.653.7555, fantasyjunclioncom. (CA) 1963 Corvette Roadster "USRRC"/SOVREN & CSRG legal B/P race car. 327 cid. Iron Straight Plug Chevy heads, Holley (orb, Hooker Headers, Muncie 4-spd, roll cage, fuel cell, 7" American Racing wheels. Fast & reliable, fully sorted and ready to race. Extra set of 7" American Racing wheels and tires. $46,000. Kurt Kallberg 541349.0549. (OR) 1938 Bilotti Type 57, s/n 57670. Tres chic one-off Graber aluminum body. Late example with hydraulic brakes and telescopic shocks. Runs and drives very well. Remarkably preserved with well cared for mechanics and cosmetics. $165,000. Fantasy Junction, 510.653.7555, fantasyjunction.com . (CA) 1960 Abarth Zagato 750 GT Spyder. Pebble Beach Car. Only complete and proper Spyder in the U.S. Frank 425.747.3407, FMa9575933@aol.com . (WA) 1996 Ferrari 355 Challenge, perfect race ready condition, never crashed, 8 wheels, full service done. $75,000. infogexoticaronline.com, or 514.823.2277. 1985 Targa, black interior. Complete windows out respray. New largo dash, windshield, AC, Tanga and door seals, lighting lenses and seals, 104k. 970.390.7363. $19,000. (CO) 1975 NASCARNMSA Ford Torino Just returned from Goodwood. David Pearson and I had our fun and now it's time to move on. Built w/the combined efforts of Bill France, Holman & Moody, IMSA, and Le Mans. Driven by David Pearson to 1st in GTO class, 16th overall in '76 Daytona 24. $69,000. Gene Felton Restorations 770.594.9660 wyrsv.genefeltonrestorations.com (GA) 1971 McLaren M8E 80-03 Ex-John Foulston/Richard Dodkins in England. Has FIA papers; won Can-Am Vintage Championship in late '80's. Chevy 5.8 race motor with Lucas injection, Brodix aluminum heads, Vertix mag i Big Block Chevy available. Newland LG600 5-speed transaxle, Koni aluminum shocks. Spores including set of wheels/tires. $195,000. CanAm Cars Ltd. 636.227.3959 (MO) "Viz, 'MJ 1958 Devin "D" Professionally restored VSCCA correct car with Log Book. Porsche engine w/Shasta 86mm pistons & jugs, Vic Skirmants heads & cam. Many upgrades, show car quality, as well as a real vintage race car. $35,000. Don Arey 928.284.3993 (AZ) 2000 Ferrari 360 Modena Coupe. Nurburging Silver with block interior and red calipers. One California owner. 3,623 total miles. Like new throughout. All records and books and both tool packs. $148,500. Fantasy Junction, 510.653.7555, fantasyjunction.com . (CA) 1968 Race Ready Vintage Corvette 408 cid, 4-bolt main cops, steel crank, (rower rods, forged aluminum pistons, comp. corn, over- sized Ferric, valves, Crane roller rockers, Brodix aluminum heads, 750 Holley, ceramic coated headers, MSP ignition, fuel cell. Trailer, extra wheels, tires, body, and suspension posts, log book, history. $40,000. Paul 203.421.0430 or 203.5303857. (CT) 1936 Auburn 852 Cabriolet Convertible. Fully restored. CAD Club verified as category 1, twin side mounts, dual ratio rearend. lot in class 2000 Grand Classics. Pebble Beach entry in 2001. Easy to drive and highway capable. $89,500. Fantasy Junction, 510.653.7555, fantasyjunction.com . (CA) 1963 Triumph Spitfire. Bare frame-up restoration, very fast Numerous spares. CSRG logbook. $10,000. Lou Figone 707.732.0365 1997 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS (by SLP) 30th Anniversary Car (1 of 1000 made) w/ 2,200 miles & practically brand new. 6 speed, leather interior, T-tops and a factory 310hp 5.71h. V8 LT-1 engine. Pictures are available upon request via e-mail at maxforza@aolcom. S24,500. Michael D. Cannillo 917.620.8158. (NY) 1963 Austin Healey 3000 Mk. II. Healey Blue with blue interior/top/tonneau. Outstanding and correct frame up restoration. This is o rare find in show winning condition. Absolutely beautiful and a delight to drive. $42,000. USD. 403.678.0243. 1984 Lotus Sabre Seven, 2.0 litre SOHC engine, Weber cads, tuned header, full top, tonneau, side curtains, Holda speed pilot, hobo, four point harnesses. $12,500. John Mack, 503.646.6023. (OR) 1926 Model T Boattail Indy Speedster. Award winning, museum quality, original car with very interesting history. Always properly maintained and stored. S25k. 480.473.2551. (AZ) Canepa Design "Limited Edition" Hummer H2 - 500 HP, Suspension & Brake upgrade, complete exterior customization inc. monochromatic paint. 18" Wheels/Tires. Contact: Canepa Design, 831.4233704; www.conepa.com . 1960 MGA Roadster; A nearly perfect original equipped with wires and all factory options; 60,000 documented miles. Asking $15,900. 801.519.9528 or ben8668@aolcom. "Show Truck', 7.3 liter Turbo Diesel, 20 mpg, excellent tow vehicle, over S100,000 in exterior, interior and performance upgrades. PRICED TO SELL! Contact: Conepa Design 831.4233704 ; www.canepa.com. Ford Excursion - I) 1961 Elva Mk 6 1500cc Cosworth. Newland 5 spd. Vintage legal. Ouaife differential, Has original chassis badge and documentation. Number 24 of 30 made. Raced three events this year. fins run in Monterey Histories. $45,000. 303.473.9854. donshires@comarst.net . 1955 Austin-Healey BN100 3-spd w/electric OD, 29K original miles, 1999 ground-up restoration, garaged, mint condition, soft top & tonneau covers, folding windscreen, single lug wire wheels, owner since '57, reduced to $34,500. rnyneferris@aol.com or call 386.615.0670, 386.212.5165 (FL)


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SCM Showcase Gallery Richard Petty Pontiac Grand-Prix Custom "One-Off" Show Car. Created by Canepo Design & Danny Sullivan to commemorate Petty Racing 500 anniversary. Contact: Conepa Design 831.423.5704; wyny.conepa.com. 1928 Bugani Type 38A This restored Grand Sport Tourer is finished in French Racing blue wrtan leather. The chassis, body & engine are original components & the car has had a comprehensive mechanical restoration by a well known Bugani specialist. $179,500. Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars, 314324.6000. 1:L14. I//It 1990 Ferrari 348 TS, 13,000 miles, Rocca Corsa w/Black leather. Excellent Condition, records. Senior owner, garage kept and covered. Will consider non-exotic trade. $59,500.obo 757.4813939 (VA) 2003 Porsche 996 CAB. Arctic silver, Aero Kit, 1 owner, 3,000 miles, List $93,010 MUST SELL $78,700. Ray, 973.809.6401 ■ /111/11/1/1 . 1931 Cadillac V-16 Fleetwood Roadster This magnificent motorcar has undergone a restoration to contours standards. This is the last of 105 V-16 Roadsters to hove been built. One of the finest V-16 Cadillaa known. Please call us for full details. $335,000. Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars 314324.6000. www.hymanitd.com . (MO) 1st issue of Car & Driver. The July 55 Sports Cars Illustrated was on the cover of the 25th anniv. issue in 1980, also included. $950. 619.222.4071. (CA) 1995 FLHTCU Utra Classic, Custom Tu-Tone Paint (Teal/ Silver), Tons of Chrome, Dual Air Horns, Extended Fishtails, AM/FM Cossene, 35k miles. Well Maintained. $13,800 or trade. Jim, 760.745.2288. ((A) Pick your pony. 1978 308 GT4 2 + 2, luggage, air, Clarion, leather 49K $226. 1981 308 GTSi, Becker 29K $33K. 503.263.6964 or russ@canby.com . (OR) 2000 Aston Marlin DB7 Vantage Coupe, Chiltem Green/Saddle Tan over Forest Green, 6,500 miles, auto, premium audio, Burr elm veneer, factory sport exhaust, mesh grills, sport steering wheel, rear seat delete with luggage shelf, umbrella, hoot liner, cover, mats, window sticker, one owner, flawless, new condition, $87,500. Ray Joseph, 713.465.4606, royjoseph@flash.net . 1972 Cadillac Eldorado Cony. 41,000 original miles, mint cond., St. Moritz Blue Firemist w/white leather & top. Original condition 8 track, PW, PS, PB, locks all options documentation & window sticker. $18,000. Call Randy 800.217.1700. E-mail: cellabc@aolcom. 1963 Jaguar XKE This magnificent motorcar has undergone a fresh contours level restoration. Finished in red w/ biscuit leather, black cloth top & restored original tool kit. The fit, finish & detail of this car are among the best. Truly one of the finest XKE's available. S81300. Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars 314324.6000. www.hymonitd.com . (MO) 1976 P300 Urraco. Only 205 built, 9 in US. Gandini bodied, 3 Litre, 4 Cam, 4 Weber motor. Orange/tan model, 33,000 miles, A/C, oftermarket Stebro exhaust. Award Winner, 2002 Greenwich Contours d'Elegance. Serious inquiries, $37,000. Extensive documentation. Email Richard, solomonartgoolcom. Birkin Lotus 7, Kent Block, Dual Webers, top and tonneau, proper wheels, extra wings and transmission. Low miles. This tar looks and drives like new. $21,000. 603.756.3434. (OH) 1957 AC Ace Roadster. Updated w/Cobra motor and transmission. Five year professional restoration. Trouble free finishes at "Copperstate 1000' and "Colorado Grand". Eligible for every vintage event. Nicely detailed and fully sorted. $62,500. 601.638.7856. (MS) 1989 Anniversary Lemborghini Counted', red/ton with red piping, Euro bumper, rear wing, 5,000 miles. $89,000. 440.460.0161. (OH) 1987 Lamborghini Countach. Red/cream, US Fuelie, 11,800, European front & rear, many engine/driveline updates, additional high performance. Reliable excellence. $125,000. info@ toms-toys.com . Ole 715.839.9129. (WI) 1963 Turner MK3 1500 Ford. Race ready car. Bare frame up restoration. Pistons, aim, lifters, rods, big valve head springs and rockers, oil pump, Webber headers, distributor, flywheel and clutch. Limited slip and winner circle axles. New seats, upholstery, door ponds, seat belts, guages and switches. One of the best MK3 Turners in existence. Call for further information, Marc, 203.377.6746. 1980 Shadow F-1 DN11-1. Excellent condition with fresh DPI, ready to race. $180,000. Fax 81.42.923.3909, kzsasaki@ no3.so-netne.jp. (Japan) 1966 GTO Convertible, 389-4, mechanically sound, no modifications, options include red plastic wheel wells, PHS documentation. $22,900. 260.622.1358. 1969 Corvette Roadster Factory red with black leather, matching number 427-390 HP with 4 speed. Options include power windows, power brakes, power steering, side exhaust. $28,000. Tim Mills 206.390.4098. 1951 Ford PU. Perfectly restored by owner—Fresno's leading Ford dealership. A no stories truck Upgraded to high performance 289 and trawl to make it truly drivable. Many upgrades, no flaws. B.O. 707.964.3838. 1 1972 MG Midget. Fully restored, chrome bumpers, 5-spd trans, Weber curb, electronic ignition. New: wiring, top, brakes, exhaust; driveline completely rebuilt. Garaged, needs nothing. Very quick, fun-happy driver. Extra parts and manuals plus tonneau & full cover. $7,500 080. 772.334.0759. (FL) 1997 Porsche 911 Camera; Guards red/black leather, 6-speed, AM/FM/CD; no winters (in rain three times), no smoke, and no track time ; 28k hwy miles. A meticulously maintained, garaged and covered example of the last of the classic 911s. Asking $44,500. 513354 4664 or (spatterson@cintisrcom. (OH) 1940 Cadillac Convertible. Maroon paint/leather with tan top. Frame-off recta gem. Distinctive "Torpedo" body. Only 9 known to survive. Bristles with options. A fun driver; well behaved and smooth V8. Award winning "Full Classic'''. $75,000. 312.919.9333. (IL)


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Resource Directory Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 877.219.2605 x204 for information, e-mail: scmadvert@sportscarmarket.com. AUCTION COMPANIES Artcurial-Briest-Poulain-Le  33- Jackson Auction. 480.421.6694, fax 480.421.6697. 3020 North Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85251. e-mail: info@barrettjacicson.com. www.barrett-jackson.com . (AZ) Bonhams. 415.391.4000, 01 42 99 20 20, fax 33-01 42 99 20 21. Maison de vente aux encheres. 7, RondPoint des Champs Elysees, 75008 Paris. e-mail: artcurial@auction.fr. www.poulainlefurcom. (FR) Barrett- Fur. 415.391.4040. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94103; Montpelier St., Knightsbridge, London, SW7 I HH. 44.207.228.8000, fax 44.207.585.0830. www.bonhams.com. (CA) Christie's. 310.385.2699, fax 310. 385.0246. 360 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. www.christies.com. (CA) Dana Mecum Auction Company. 815.568.8888, fax 815.568.6615. P.O. Box 422, Marengo, IL 60152. www.mecumauction.com. (IL) eBay Motors, a part of eBay Inc. List your car for sale for only $40 and pay $40 more when it sells. Visit the "Services" section on www.ebaymotors.com for more details. fax 730630. fax 44.1925 730830 Whitegate Farm, Hatton Lane, Hatton, Cheshire, UK. WA4 4BZ info@classic-auctions.co.uk , www.classic-auctions.com. (UK) Kruse International. 800.968.4444, fax 260.925.5467. P.O. Box 190, Auburn, IN 46706. www.kruseintemational.com . (IN) Kensington Motor Group, Inc. 631.537.1868, fax 631.537.2641. P.O. Box 2277. Sag Harbor, NY 11963. KenMotor@aol.com. (NY) H&H Classic Auctions. 44.1925 415332.8183. Serving SF Bay Area and northern California. Prompt, personal, professional and affordable service for insurance, legal. IRS and pre-purchase inspection. Free phone consultations. joetro@pacbell.net ; www.bestyellow.com .classic.index.htrn. (CA) for you. Settlements, insurance, disputes, estates, pre-purchase, donations, etc. E-mail: appraisals@cosmopolitanmotors.com. (WA) USAppraisal. 703.759.9100. 25 years experience with collector automobiles, available nationwide. Call or visit our Web site. David H. Kinney, ASA (Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers). E-mail: dhkinney@usappraisal .com; www.usappraisal.com. (VA) Joseph  L.  Troise  Appraisals. Auto Appraisal Group. 800.848.2886. Nationwide, over 50 offices. Certified Appraisals. Pre-purchase inspections, insurance matters, charitable donations, resale values, estates, expert witness. Onsite inspections. Confidential. www. autoappraisalgroup .com."Not just one man's opinion of value". (VA) World's Online Marketplace. Consistently ranked the best automotive site on the Web by Nielsen.NetRatings. Everyday drivers, collector cars, auto parts and accessories, motorcycles and automobilia. List your car for sale for only $40 and pay $40 more when it sells. Every vehicle transaction is covered by $20,000 in free insurance. Visit the "Services" section on www.ebaymotors.com for more details. Fantasy Junction. 510.653.7555, fax 510.653.9754, www.fantasyjunction.com , e-mail sales@fantasyjunction.com . Specializing in European collectible autos and racing cars from the 1920s to the 1970s, with over 50 cars in stock. Bruce Trenery has over 25 years experience in this business, based in the East Bay area. Clients and contacts worldwide with satisfaction as the hallmark. 1145 Park Ave., Emeryville, CA 94608. (CA) 800395.4835. From "brass & wood" antiques to modem day classics, our program accepts a wide range of collector vehicles. Enjoy excellent coverage & low "collector" rates. No strict mileage limitations in most states. Call toll-free or visit us online at AmericanHobbyist.com . (FL) Palm Springs Auctions Inc. Keith McCormick. 760.3203290, fax 760.323.7031. 244 N. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA 92262. classiccarauction.com . (CA) FtM Auctions, Inc. 800.211.4371, fax 519.351.1337 One Classic Car Dr., Blenheim, ON NOP 1AO. www.rmauctions.com . (CAN) 2020 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205. silver@spokane.net; www.silverauctions.com . (WA) Russo and Steele. 602.252.2697, www.russoandsteele.com . (AZ) Silver  Auctions.  800.255.4485, Santiago Collector Car Auctions. 800.994.2816, fax 405.843.6251. 7321 N. Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73116. E-mail Rocky: rockydb5@sbcglobal.net . (OK) Spectrum Auctions. 818.999.0832, fax 818.999.0816. 23295 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA 91364. www.spectrwn auctions.com. (CA) APPRAISALS Dave Brownell's Vintage Auto Appraisals. Phone 802362.4719; fax 802.362.3007. 25-plus years experience nationwide and internationally. Single cars or entire collections. Brass cars to contemporary supercars. Complete services from pre-purchase to insurance, donation, estate, expert witness. E-mail: dbrownell@sprynet.com. (VT) Charles W. Clarke. Phone.fax: 860.658.2714. Automotive consultant and appraiser. Hartford, Connecticut area base. State of Connecticut licensed. 40-plus years automotive experience, appraisals and wherewithal to address most any situation. We travel. E-mail: cwc-cars@cox.net. (CT) Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 206.467.6531, fax 206.467.6532. Complete appraisal services for any and all vehicles of particular note. Over 1 billion dollars in worldwide experience. We will help you in your time of need: We negotiate 110 Dean V. Kruse. 260.927.1111, fax 260.920.2222. Certified appraiser with 35 years in the business, appraisals completed for most of nationwide banks and insurance companies. Kruse International auctions more than 10,000 collector cars per year. One car or collections, donators, estates, disputes, pre-purchase inspections, attorneys, buyers, sellers. All inquiries kept confidential. E-mail: dkruse@myvine.com. (IN) Featherman & Co. Inc. 610.645.5595. Scott Featherman has over 20 years experience and is both a certified IAAA appraiser and ASE master technician. Complete services include appraisals, pre-purchase inspections, expert witness and advisory. Personal, prompt, confidential—available nationwide. For more information, see our ad this issue. E-mail: scott@feathco.com, Web: www.FeathermanCo.com . (PA) AUTOMOBIUA Spyder Enterprises: 831.659.5335, fax 831.659.5335. Authentic vintage posters, postcards, memorabilia (1960s and earlier); mainly focused on Porsche, Ferrari and racing. Leather accesories for Porsche 356; Halon fire extinguishers for your classic car; Ferrari 250.275.330 repro tool kits. Free 36 page list of all items by e-mail at: singer356@aol.com. (NY) L'art et ['automobile gallery & auction house: 631.329.8580. 25 years of experience. 2 auctions yearly (June & December), catalog subscription $20.year or online at www.arteauto.com . We carry a large collection of out-of-print books, vintage posters, prints, artwork, literature, memorabilia, etc. E-mail: jvautoart@aolcom, fax: 631.329.8589. (NY) 206.467.6531, 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 I 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. (WA) eBay Motors, a part of eBay Inc. The BUY.SELLGENERAL Cosmopolitan  Motors  LLC. 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. wwwjrnkclassiccars.com or kawifreek@msti.com . (MI) Grand Prix Classics. 858.4593500, fax 858.459.3512. Specialize in the buying, selling trading and consignment of historic sports cars and racing cars. Been in business for 25 years and maintain an inventory of 15 to 20 historic cars. Large extensive poster inventory. Located at 7456 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037. www.grandprixclassics.com ; Email: info@grandprixclassics.com. (CA) Hyman Ltd. 314.524.6000. One of the largest dealers of quality collector cars in the US with over 100 cars in stock. We act as principle in the acquisition of collector cars and are aggressive buyers for complete collections. Our specialties include Europeans sports cars and full classics. We try hard to offer something you have never heard of! Select consignments considered. www.hymanitd.com. (MO) Oldtimer Garage. 41.31.819 00 00, fax 41.31.819 51 91. Gurbestrasse 3, CH-3I25, Toffen, Bern, Switzerland. www.oldtimergarage.com. (CH) www.historicalcars.com We BuyWe Sell-We Find. Europe.US.Asia.Far East. If you are looking to buy or sell a vehicle(s) with historic or collector appeal, try us. 30 years of experience, your satisfaction our priority. Any time—Any place—Anywhere. www.historicalcars.com . COLLECTOR CAR FINANCING J.J. Best Banc & Company. 800.USA.1965, fax 508.945.6006. The largest national leader on Antique, Classic, Exotic, Rod and Sports Cars with rates starting at 4.99% and long terms from 5 to 12 years. Call, fax or e-mail your application today for quick 10 minute approval. Efficient and professional service is what you deserve so don't hesitate, call us today to be in the driver's seat of your dream car tomorrow. wwwjjbest.com. (MA) COLLECTOR CAR INSURANCE American  800360.2277. We've been taking the hassle-and expense-out of insuring collector vehicles since 1976. Get the collector coverage you need, at a price you won't believe! Visit us online for an instant rate quote, www.AmericanCollectors.com , or call toll-free. Available in all states except AK and HI. (NJ) Collectors  Insurance. Hagerty Collector Car Insurance. 800.922.4050. Collector cars aren't like their late-model counterparts. These classics actually appreciate in value so standard market policies that cost significantly more won't do the job. With Hagerty, we'll agree on a fair value and cover you for the full amount. No prorated claims, no hassles, no games. See what Hagerty can do for you! Call 1.800.922.4050, or visit our Web site at: wwvv.hagerty.com. (MI) American  Hobbyist  203.267.7700, 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 of the 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. (CT) Putnam Leasing. 866.90.LEASE (866.905.3273). Never get in a car with strangers. Custom-tailored, lease-to-own financing for your dream car. Easy, fast and dependable. Exclusive leasing agent for Barrett-Jackson, Cavallino and Ferrari Club of America 2004 International Meet. Go with people you trust. Call toll free or visit www.PutnarnLeasing.com . (CT) COLLECTOR CAR LEASING Premier  Financial  Services. PHOTOGRAPHY PO Box 80008, Multnomah, OR 97280. 503.244.4646. Email: photoraces@aol.com. (OR) 503.224.8657, fax 503.223.6953. Awardwinning interior restoration. Leather dyeing and color matching. 431 NW 9th, Portland, OR 97209. (OR) RESTORATION.GENERAL Guy's  Interior  Restorations. VINTAGE EVENTS The Colorado Grand. 1,000 mile tour of western Colorado. Pre-1961 sports cars. Frank Barrett. 970.926.7810, fax 970.926.7835. (CO) CLASSIC 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 and EPA, air/ocean, loading and unloading of containers. Contact Martin Button, e-mail: info@cosdel.com; www.cosdel.com. (CA) Passport Transport. 800325.4267, fax 314.878.7295. Classic and specialty cars delivered anywhere in the USA. Special event services, including Pebble Beach, Monterey Histories, BarrettJackson, and Auburn. Standard-of-theindustry service since 1970. www.passporttransport.com . (MO) Bob Dunsmore Racing Photography. Intercity Lines, Inc. 800.2213936, fax 413.436.9422. Rapid, hassle-free, coast-tocoast service. Insured, enclosed transport for your valuable car at affordable prices. State-of-the-art satellite transport tracking. Complete service for vintage races, auctions, relocations. www.intercitylines.com . (MA) PC BEAR Auto Transport specializing in all types: hobby, collector vehicles, 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. (PA) Concours  Insurance. 253.9733987, fax 253.851.4707. Enclosed Transport  Systems. Sports Car Market


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/ auto transport nationwide. Lift gate loading, experienced personnel. Classic & exotic cars. Special events-fully insured. Fred Koller, owner. fredkoller@ concourstransport.com , www.concours-transport.com . (WA) ENGLISH Hyman Ltd. 314.524.6000. One of the largest dealers of quality collector cars in the US with over 100 cars in stock. We act as principal in the acquisition of collector cars and are aggressive buyers for complete collections. Our specialties include Europeans sports cars and full classics. We try hard to offer something you have never heard of! Select consignments considered. wwsv.hymanitd.com. (MO) Repairs/Restorations/Race 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. Pick-up and delivery arranged. Call Jeff Palmer°. (NY) AC JWF Restorations, Inc. 503.6433225, 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. (OR) AC  503.643.3225, 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. (OR) Owner's  Club  Austin-Healey CUSA, fax 503.528.0533. 8002 NE Hwy 99, Ste B PMB 424, Vancouver, WA 98665-8813. Oldest national AustinHealey 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. (OR) Austin-Healey Club USA. 888.4AHAston Martin Kevin Kay Restorations. 530.241.8337. 1530 Charles Drive, Redding, CA 96003. 6-Cylinder Aston Martin DB's our specialty, from DB2 through DB6. All Astons welcome, along with other 1950's and 1960's British and European sports and classics. We do it all, from engine overhaul to show-winning paintwork. We buy Astons. www.kevinkayrestorations.net (CA) 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 Healeys, MGs, Triumphs, etc. (OK) Jaguar JAGUAR PARTS AT WHOLESALE PRICING Huge Factory Fresh Original Parts Inventory Ready To Ship ze/Overni,ght Delivery CALL MONTE SHELTON JAGUAR: JAGUAR 1-800-819-5681 Jaguar Clubs of North America. 888.CLUBJAG, Write: JCNA, 1000 Glenbrook Road, Anchorage, KY 40223. Join the primary organization of Jaguar enthusiasts in US.Canada. 52 local clubs provide social and other activities. JCNA sponsors championships in concours, rally, slalom. Members receive bi-monthly Jaguar Journal magazine. www.jcna.com . (BC) Morgan Limited. Northshore Sportscars. 847.247.0447. Authorized Agent for Morgan Motor Company. Sales, Service, Restoration for all vintage British Marques. Always buying clean original and restored examples. Austin-Healey, Jaguar, MG, Triumph. Visit our Web site, northshoresportscars.com . Lake Bluff, IL. Rolls-Royce/Bentley Automotive Restorations, Inc. Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARLVRS), 203377.6745, fax 203.386.0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. VintageRacingServices .com, AutomotiveRestorations.com . (CT) 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. (WA) ALFA ROMEO Parts Jon Norman'sAlfa Parts. 510.525.9435, fax 510.5243636. Large selection of parts from 1900 series to Milano. Efficient, personal service. 1221 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710. (CA) (2532). Call for free catalog. New and used parts, accessories, restoration, modification, and information for Giulietta through 164. We know the cars and we have the parts. Visit www.centerlinealfa.com for frequent updates on new items. (CO) Automotive Restorations, Inc. Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARJ.VRS), 203377.6745, fax 203.386.0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. www.VintageRacingServices.com , www.AutomotiveRestorations.com . (CT) Aston Martin Owners Club East Coast and Canada Contact: Robert Stockman, Chairman: 386.446.8081 386.445.6000 RMSAMRAD@PCFL.com 20 Marbella Court, Palm Coast, FL 32137 Sponsors many events including social, concours and speed throughout the year from the east coast to the Mississippi. Historical information, technical resources and sales information relating to old and new cars available to members. (FL) February 2004  International Auto Parts 800.788.4435, 434.973.0555, fax 434.973.2368. Est. 1971. Over 90,000 Alfa. Fiat. Lancia parts, 1956 to present, in stock, ready to ship. Fast, knowledgeable service + same day shipping! FREE 76 page catalog. www.internationalauto.com. (VA) Performance Motoring Associates 831.338.9703, fax 831.338.2031. Former Alfa Romeo dealer and SCCA racing champion, Al Leake has over 30 years of experience to compliment his new restoration shop. Specializing in Giulietta.Guilia. Extensive inventory of cars, racing components and parts. Lightweight body panels, Sebring racing suspensions and complete restorations now available. E-mail Alleake@aol.com, 12895 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006. alfaromeo-restorations.com (CA) Re-Originals. 713.849.2400, 713.849.2401. THE US source for original, complete seats and covers, bulk fax upholstery materials, original rubber mats and gaskets, original European taillights, headlights, grilles, windshields. Visit wwvv .reoriginals.com for complete listing. (TX) Repairs/Restoration 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. (OR) Dan Sommers's Veloce Motors. 503.274.0064. 1425 NW Flanders, Portland, OR 97209. More than two decades of helping Alfa, Ferrari, and Lamborghini owners keep their cars on the road while not emptying their bank accounts. Other Italian cars serviced as well. (OR) FERRARI/MASERATI/IAMBORGHINI Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo. Sales, 800.547.4455, 503.255.7560. Service and Parts, 800.944.6483, 503.257.9655. America's oldest and most dedicated Ferrari dealer. New and used exotic cars. Also, huge parts department with fast, fast service. 203 NE 122nd Ave., Portland, OR 97203. (OR) Garry Roberts & Company. 949.650.2690, fax 949.650.2730. 922 Sunset Dr., Costa Mesa, CA 92627. Specializing in sales of Ferrari and other exotics. Consignments, brokerage services, references available. Extensive computer database. Whether buying or selling, call. (CA) ItalParts. Fax +31 172 240536. Specializing in Italian car parts and prewar car parts. 25 years of experience in finding all kinds of parts. Lots of spare parts in stock. Look on my Internet site: wwvv.italparts.com . If you don't find the part there, send us an e-mail: info@italparts.com. Buy Italian engines.parts.cars of pre-war period and '50s and early '60s. (IT) I constantly collect and sell all Ferraris, Maseratis and Lamborghinis. 310.274.7440, fax 310.274.9809, simonrandy@aol.com. If I don't have what you seek, I can usually find it for you (allow prices). Please, call anytime for straight advice on the market. Finder's fee gladly paid. Randy Simon. (CA) Re-Originals.  Centerline-Alfa Parts. 888.750.ALFA 713.849.2401. THE US source for original, complete seats and covers, bulk upholstery materials, original rubber mats and gaskets, original European taillights, headlights, grilles, windshields. Visit www .reoriginals.com for complete listing. (TX) 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. (ON) 713.849.2400,  fax 203377.6745, fax 203.386.0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. www.VintageRacingServices.com, www.AutomotiveRestorations.com . (CT) GERMAN Mercedes-Benz Alex Dearborn in Topsfield, MA. 978.887-6644, fax 978.887.3889. Buying, selling and trading vintage Mercedes. Specializing in 300SLs. Large database of older MBs. www.dearbornauto.com . (MA) Gull Wing Group International. Gary Estep, 530345.6701. 776 Cessna, Chico, CA 95928. Dedicated to the enjoyment and preservation of 1954 to 1963 MercedesBenz 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. (CA) 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 $45/yr. www.mbca.org. (CO) Automotive Restorations, Inc. Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARLVRS), 203.377.6745, fax 203.386.0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. www.VintageRacingServices.com, www .AutomotiveRestorations.com. (CT) Porsche 356 Registry. 810.688.9090, fax 810.688.9091. 356 Registry, 3359 Kings Mill Rd, North Branch, MI 48461. A club for those interested in 356 Porsches. The Registry Magazine is published six times a year. 356 ownership not necessary. Dues $30 annually. Information: Barbara Skiimants. www.356registry.org . (Mt) Re-Originals. 713.849.2400, Sicurvetro windshields for Porsche 356. Speedster bucket seats, driving seats for all models. www.reoriginals.com . (TX) BMW Automotive Restorations, Inc. Vin- Symbolic Motor Car Company. 858.454.1800, fax 858.454.1890. 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. www.symbolicmotors.com. (CA) 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, Lotuscall me first or call me last, I'll make you the best cash offer. Buyers, let me use my 20,000-car database to help you find scar, or verify the history of one you are looking at. www.ferraris-online.com . (CA) Thomas Shaughnessey Consulting. 949366.6211, 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. More than 350 Ferrari wheels in stock. Call today for straight talk and honest advice. San Clemente, CA. Automotive Restorations, Inc. Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARLVRS). tage Racing Services, Inc. (ARLVRS), 203377.6745, fax 203.386.0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. www.Vint-ageRacingServices.com , www. AutomotiveRestorations.com . (CT) AMERICAN Hyman Ltd. 314.524.6000. One of the largest dealers of quality collector cars in the US with over 100 cars in stock. We act as principle in the acquisition of collector cars and are aggressive buyers for complete collections. Our specialties include Europeans sports cars and full classics. We try hard to offer something you have never heard otl Select consignments considered. www.hymanitd.com. (MO) Shelby Shelby American Automobile Club. 860364.0449, fax 860.364.0769. P.O. Box 788, Sharon, CT 06069. 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46.. IL Jk'w■Oh,; by Carl Bomstead n the market for a passenger ferry? The Tyee, deemed surplus by the Washington state ferry system when it cancelled passenger-only service on Puget Sound, recently sold on eBay. The state wanted an opening bid of $500,000 but someone took it at the "Buy-It-Now" price of $560,000, so off it goes to a new owner in Florida. The auction had 15,000 hits—does that mean there's a hot market in used ferries? If a new 12-cylinder Bentley Continental GT is on your list of "must-haves" for 2004, then eBay Motors can help you get your wish. I It wasn't the car that was offered—just the guaranteed opportunity to buy one, for sticker ($150,000), when they hit the dealers' showrooms in the spring. One such position was offered in early November and after three bids, it sold for $25,000. Another was more interesting. It received seven bids, but at $40,000 was short of the seller's reserve. Now get this: It was immediately re-listed with a required opening of $39,900. Let's see, I won't take 40large but I will take a hundred bucks less. And you thought there were no chandelier bidders in hyperspace. EBAY #3558854269—MARX G-MAN PURSUIT WIND-UP TOY CAR. First Bid: $9.99. Number of Bids: 23. SOLD AT: $975. Date Sold: 10/19/2003. This was a wonderful example of a desirable toy. It was complete with the small license plate and taillight on the rear bumper, both very fragile. The gun sticking out of the front windshield throws sparks when the car is wound up with the key. In good condition, these normally sell in the $700 range, but the premium paid here is well justified consider- SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION Sports Car Market magazine (ISSN #1527859X) is published monthly by Keith Martin Publications, PO Box 16130, Portland OR 97292. Periodicals postage paid at Portland, OR and additional entries. Subscription rates are $58 for 12 monthly issues in the US, $78 Canada/Mexico, Europe $88, Asia/Africa/Middle East $98. Subscriptions are payable in advance in US currency. Make checks to: Sports Car Market. Visa/MC accepted. For instant subscription, call 24-hours 800.289.2819, 503.252.5812; fax 503.252.5854. 112 ing its mint condition. A lesser example was offered a week later and only reached $356, again illustrating the importance placed on excellent, unmolested condition. EBAY MOTORS #2437697758-1956 PEUGEOT 125 MOTOR SCOOTER. First Bid: $500. Number of Bids: 19. SOLD AT: $4,500. Date Sold: 10/21/2003. These attractive scooters were made by Vespa for Peugeot. Only a handful were imported to the U.S. and the Vespa Club lists this as the only one remaining here. This example was in excellent overall condition, with only 1,666 miles on the odometer. Price seems more than fair for a neat little scooter stated to get 120 mpg. Great for prowling the paddock at Laguna Seca. EBAY #2200181017-1930's BROOKLANDS MEMBERSHIP BADGE. First Bid: £50.00. Number of Bids: 14. SOLD AT: £300.00 (Approx. $510). Date Sold: 11/ 4/2003. This was an original Brooklands Automobile Racing Club membership badge— Number 923—that was designed by F. Gordon Crosby. The sevencolor, enameled badge depicts two racing cars beneath the member's bridge at Brooklands. Reproductions are cur- rently offered at the Brooklands museum for about $40 but they, of course, do not have the membership number on the back. Even rarer than the members-badges are those badges issued to the 84 members who lapped the track at 120 mph. More valuable still are the 17 badges awarded to those who achieved an average lap speed of 130 mph. The $500 paid for this members-badge is just about the going rate, but if one of the other more exclusive ones comes along, the price will be staggering. EBAY #3151604218—DOOLING MERCURY DELUXE GAS POWERED TETHER CAR. First Bid: $25. Number of Bids: 18. SOLD AT: $2,225. Date Sold: 11/2/2003. The Mercury Deluxe was the second of three in the series that was produced by the Dooling Brothers in late 1939. It was rear-driven and originally sold for $23.50 without the engine. This example had a Dennymite engine installed and while there is no question that the engine would be a period piece, the car itself could be a replica, as an excellent one is currently being made. If this is an original example it sold for half price—if a modern-day repop, the money was about right. EBAY #3630931273—INDIAN MOTOCYCLE ONE GALLON OIL CAN. First Bid: $49.99. Number of Bids: 23. SOLD AT: $1,393. Date Sold: 10/15/2003. This very desirable oil can was made by Valvoline for the Indian Motocycle Company and is in decent overall condition. For some reason the original owner wrote his name on both sides of the can, for which it should have taken a major hit in value. It didn't, as the can sold for a bit more than would have been expected had it been near mint. EBAY #3631301981—UNION GASOLINE PORCELAIN BENCH. First Bid: $2,495. Number of Bids: 2. SOLD AT: $2,707. Date Sold: 10/17/2003. This four-foot bench would have sat in Union stations in the 1950s. It's a wood grain steel bench with two porcelain signs to make up the backrests. The signs are fairly common and sell for about $1,000 apiece in decent condition. The bench is rarely offered complete and considering the condition, the new owner purchased a great conversation piece at a fair price. How many other collectibles can you sit on with a buddy?* POSTMASTER Send address changes to: Sports Car Market PO Box 16130, Portland OR 97292 CPC IPM Sales Agreement No. 1296205 Sports Car Market


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Cosmopolitan Motors, LLC 1936 AC. Doctors Coupe 14K Original/one-off Body ....$45,000.00 1967 Alfa Romeo Giulia Super Driver/fresh paint  1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spyder 1600/5-Speed  1966 Austin London Taxi Lovely Patina  1954 Austin Healy 100-4 Roadster Enthusiast resto.  1964 Austin Healey BJ-8 Mark III/Fully Restored  1968 BMW 2800 CS Black/Lipstick Leather/Sunroof  1957 Cadillac Coupe de Ville Complete Project  1961 Cadillac Convertible Superb Driver  1964 Cadillac Sedan de Ville Like Granny's Couch  1960 Mercedes Benz 190 SL Roadster Very Original  $5,995.00 $12,995.00 $9,995.00 $18,995.00 $47,995.00 $9,995.00 $6,995.00 $25,000.00 $7,995.00 1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible Big Project  $3,995.00 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 4-Speed Red w/ Black .. $21,995.00 1936 Delahaye 135 Labourdette 3 Position Drophead.. $115,000.00 1924 Dodge Tourer Proper Older Restoration  1925 Dodge Roadster Lovely Patina & Rebuilt Motor  1960 Dodge Pickup New Paint  1999 Dodge Viper RT/10 Hand-painted by Lassen  1964 Facel Vega, Facel HI New Paint  1962 Ferrari 250 CA Spyder Modena Recreation  1966 Ferrari 330 GTE Long-term Owner  1967 Ferrari 330 GTC White/ Borranis  1970 Fiat 500 Moretti Restored with sunroof  1924 Franklin Tourer Dead Stock Original  1910 Hupmobile Brass Roadster Ex-Harrah  1959 Jaguar Mark I Recent Partial Restoration  1961 Jaguar Mark 11 Custom Cabriolet, Project  1974 Jaguar EType RoadsterV 12/One Owner  1972 Lancia Fulvia Zagato, 1600cc 30km Original  1939 Lincoln Zephyr V12  1956 Lincoln Continental Mark H White  1931 Mercedes Benz 370 Manheim Cabriolet  $15,995.00 $18,995.00 $9,000.00 $175,000.00 $15,500.00 $69,995.00 $185,000.00 $75,995.00 $6,995.00 $25,995.00 $39,995.00 $9,500.00 $22,500.00 $45,000.00 $17,500.00 $22,995.00 $25,000.00 $140,000.00 1961 Mercedes Benz 190 SL Roadster Black/Red. Nice ... $29,995.00 1950 Monet Goyon 125cc Motorcycle Original  1955 Moto Morini 125cc 2-Stroke Motorcycle  1954 Nash Airflyte PininFarina Coupe  1971 Oldsmobile Toronado Running parts car  1939 Packard V12 Rollston Town Car  1940 Packard Super 8 Club Sedan  2000 Porsche 996 Carrera Aero Kit/Arctic Silver  1979 Rolls Royce SilverWraith II Fresh Paint  1959 Rover American Conversion Sweetie Pie  1979 Triumph 750 Bonneville Special 11K  1955 Volkswagen Beetle 1 Owner  WATERCRAFT 1934 ChriscraftTriple Cockpit Trophy winning Lake Tahoe specs. Fully proper and correct. Professionally restored. Complete with trailer $90,000.00 1939 Hackercraft Triple Cockpit 28' Ex- Stan Sayres. Complete with Scripps V-12 Own a piece of history "Sea Flow used to tow the hydroplanes out to the race course $150,000.00 1958 Richardson 41' Formerly of the Miller Brewing family, hence its name "High Life".Very nice boat. $55,000.00 1958 Century Coronado 21' Lovely mahogany wooden runabout with 327, twin sidedrafts and factory installed sliding roof complete with trailer. $39,995.00 REAL ESTATE WANTED Looking for a home, condo, commercial building or even raw land. Want to purchase by way of partial trade and cash. Price range $200,000 to $3,000,000.Trades can include classic or exotic automobiles, motor yachts, famous master artwork, or antique furniture. We would like to trade the down payment (minimum 20%) and pay conventionally the balance, or if desired by seller, pay seller on contract. • This method can help sell real estate inventory that has been sitting for an extended period. • This could also help sellers who have large capital gains concerns. With a large down payment in "trade" their taxable gain could diminish significantly. • Even if the seller doesn't want an exotic car or an expensive piece of furniture, these items can certainly be sold via consignment or outright sale. 1960 Mercedes Benz 190 SL Roadster Body off Resto  $49,995.00 1966 Mercedes Benz 600 SWB Blue/Zebrawood  1974 Mercedes Benz 280 SLC 5 Speed  $45,000.00 $27,995.00 $7,995.00 $5,995.00 $4,995.00 $18,995.00 $1,995.00 $225,000.00 $49,995.00 $62,000.00 $19,500.00 $4,995.00 $5,995.00 $5,995.00 VINTAGE WINES Expensive, extensive, eclectic collection of significant wines of Bordeaux, Burgundy, California, Washington, Oregon, and Italy. Old vintages to recent releases. Inquire. RECYCLED OLD GROWTH LUMBER Hundreds of thousands of board feet of old growth Douglas Fir. Tongue and grove, clear vertical wain with no nail holes. Eighty years old from seven hundred-year-old trees, also California Redwood, 2x4, 2x6, 4x6, 6x8, 3xI2, excellent original condition, previously used in food production. Never exposed to toxins or chemicals. Impossible to find on today's market. Inquire. HISTORICAL ANTIQUE MILLWORK The complete interior of Seattle's Austin Bell Building. A turn of the century building for which the downtown neighborhood "Belltown" was named. Doors, windows, baseboard, wainscoting, elaborate rails and balustrades, a steam-powered elevator with cut glass, beams, treads, and bricks. Please inquire. Always Buying - Experts in Shipping. We appraise collector cars world-wide for insurance or settlements. (206) 467-6531 Fax (206) 467-6532 2030 8th Avenue - Seattle, Washington 98121 cosmopolitanmotors.com


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