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)75 CARS RATED BY OUR EXPERTS • ASTON DB6 MAKES $192K Keith A/1,1rtin" The Insider's Guide to Collecting, Investing, Values and Trends ors Car , t $500,000 TUCKER Preston Gets The Last Laugh )1 1111W- 411111111111111.11111111.11111— 111111111 JULY 2004 $ 6 oo  800CAN 11 09 281 01003 6 0 7> Miles Collier on Building an Alfa 6C/8C Hot Rod Put A Screaming Chicken In Your Garage, Cheap Stolen 944: Getting Your Insurance Company to Pay Up Ex-Works Audi Quattro Stuns Crowd at $170k Allir------,_ 4., vb,_  1....u. ...„.......,4610' Ess lir `

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The Ex-Maharajah of War 1921 Farman A6B Super Sport Torpedo from the Estate of Wolfgang Gawor Fotonenbrunn SUNDAY, AUGUST 15, 2004 6:00 PM A (1,10111  II I f.NSt I PEBBLE BEACH EQUESTRIAN CENTER The premiere auction venue for buying and selling the most beautiful and rare collectible automobiles. NOW ACCEPTING CONSIGNMENTS GOODING & COMPANY www.goodingco.com FOR FURTHER CONSIGNMENT INFORMATION OR COLLECTION ADVISORY, CONTACT TEL: (310) 899-1960  DAVID GOODING  FAX: (310) 899-0930  DAVID BROVVNELL EASTERN U S REPRESENTATIVE TEL: (802) 362-4719  E-MAIL: dbrownell@goodingco.com E-MAIL: david@goodingco.com 354 12TH STREET  SANTA MONICA CA 9040 2

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BENTLEY D. .377.31 MOTOR CAR COMPANY • 1937 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B 2.9 litre Mille Miglia style. Si N: 412021 • 1966 Austin-Healey 3000 MK III Complete concours style restoration. • 1955 Bristol 404 Very nice original example. • 1983 Arrows 46 F-1 Complete documented restoration. S/N: 04 • 1998 BMW V12 LMP Huge spares package incl. extra engine. S/N: 98-00012 • 1954 Ferrari 250 Europa Very nice original example. S/N: 0349 • 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 Very nice example. • 1980 Ferrari 512 BB/LM 1 of 25 made. Sorted and ready to race. S/N:29509 • 2001 G- Force F-3000 BOSS champion car • 1971 Lola T212 Fully sorted. Ready to race. S/N: HU-23 • 1969 Lola T70 MKIII-B Very nice example. FIA papers incl. S/N: SL 106 • 1946 Maserati 4CL-1500 Complete documented restoration. S/N: 1581 • 1955 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing Very nice example of an older restoration • 1955 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing Fully restored. Beautiful car with Rudge wheels. • 1958 Mercedes 300SL Roadster Concours style restoration. Beautiful example • 1958 Mercedes 300SL Roadster Fully restored. • 1987 Porsche 959 Very nice example. Like new • 1965 Shelby 427 Cobra Competition 1 of 22 real comp. Cobras. S/N: CSX 3026 • 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra S/N: CSX 3221 ed. Rudge wheels Et Euio headlights. • 1992 Nissan 300ZX GTP Huge spares package incl. engines. •04.  • _ 1998 BMW V12 LMP www.syrnbolicmotors.corn 7440 La Jolla Boulevard, La Jolla, CA 92037 • Ph. 858.454.1800 • Fax. 858.454.1890

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41EJto ALFA ROMEO 33 17 12 - 1975 #007 Ex Autadelta Ex Jacky lcks Ex lack Setton ALFA ROMEO WORLD CHAMPION 1975 RESULTS OF THE ALFA ROMEO 33 TT 12 IN 1975 IN THE WORLD MANUFACTURERS CHAMPIONSHIP Mugello Dijon Italy Monza Spa Coppa Florio Nurburgring Osterreichring Watkins Glenn France Italy Belgium Italy Germany Austria U.S.A 786 km 800 km 1 000 km 750 km 1 000 km 1 000 km 1 000 km 6 hours Merzario,ickx Merzario, Laffite, Ickx_ Merzario, Laffite, Ickx Pescarolo, Bell Merzario, lckx Merzarlo, Mass Pescarolo, Bell Merzario, Lafitte Pescarolo, Bell Merzario, Branbilla Pescarolo; Bell Merzario, Andretti 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 ARTCURIAL AUITIc IN I-10; ■SE I. PcInd hfint xs ■ ;:idinpr,  BRIEST POULAIN . LE PUP- sv..arLunn  ■ ic , lAct 77 33 TT 12

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A RTCUMAL BRIEST . POULAIN . LE FUR IMPORTANT CLASSIC & SPORTS CARS AUCTION Monday 28th of June 2004 at 7.30 p.m. Palais des Congres - Paris AC COBRA 289 • ASTON MARTIN DB2 • ASTON MARTIN V8 Volante • CHEVROLET Corvette 1963 coupe Ex Harley Earl • CHEVROLET Corvette 1963 convertible • CHEVROLET Corvette 1966 427 coupe Ex 1000 km of Monza • CHEVROLET Corvette 1968 convertible CHEVRON F2 B18 1971 Ex Jo Siffert • FERRARI 330 GTC • FERRARI 365 GTC • FERRARI 512 BBi New • FERRARI 412 • HUPMOBILE 1909 Runabout • HOTCHKISS 2050 GS Coach 1953 • JAGUAR E type Roadster racing • JAGUAR XK 140 DHC • JAGUAR [type S3 V12 Roadster • LIGIER Fl JS 31 1989 Ex Rene Arnoux • LOTUS 238 • MASERATI 3500 coupe • MASERATI Mistral 4L Spyder • MERCEDES 170 S convertible A • MERCEDES 190 SL • MERCEDES 280 SL • MINERVA AK Town car 1932 • PORSCHE 356 convertible • and more... ROLLS ROYCE Phamtom I Springfield MERCEDES BENZ 370 S Sport roadster MERCEDES BENZ 540 K Cabriolet C Offord body Expert: Marc Souvrain Gsm: (33) 6 07 09 09 07 Tel.: (33) 1 42 99 16 37 Fax: (33) 1 42 99 16 39 rarecarseclub-internet.fr Consultant: Frederic Stoesser Gsm: (33) 6 11 31 86 00 Tel.: (33) 1 42 99 16 38 Fax: (33) 1 42 99 16 39 fredstoessser@yahoo.fr Motor cars departement: Wilfried Frost Gsm: (33) 6 62 02 97 60 Tel.: (33) 1 42 99 16 32 Fax: (33) 1 42 99 20 21 wleroyprostaartcurial.com Public Exhibition: Palais des Congres 2, place de la Porte-Maillot 75017 Paris From Saturday 26th to Monday 28th from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. AR-MURAL BRIEST . POULAIN . LE FUR AUCTION HOUSE - AGREEMENT N° 2001-005 7, Rond-Point. des Champstlysees. 75008 Paris Tel., (33) 1 42 99 20 20 - Fax (33) 1 42 99 20 21 www.artcurial.com - briestpoulainlefuraartcurial.com I-Ac* Catalogue available upon request: 30 € (postage included) www.artcurial.auction.fr

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S ithti ports Car arket July 2004 . Volume 16. Number 7 COLLECTOR CAR PROFILES 32 1983 Ferrari 4001 Spyder Conversion Open V12 Ferrari for under $40k. Dave Kinney 36 1967 Aston Martin DB6 Mk I Volante $192k Aston bought over the phone. Steve Serbo 38 The Lord Ridley Alfa 6C/8C Building a hot rod bitsa. Miles Collier 40 1950 Abarth 205A A chopped-up Cisitalia 202 or something else? Raymond Milo 42 1976 Porsche 914/6 Clone Franken-Porsche makes $33k. Jim Schrager 46 1948 Tucker 48 At $495k, RM rings the bell on Tucker pricing. Dave Kinney 50 1984 Audi Quattro Sport Ex-Mikkola Group B Audi makes $170k. Thor Thorson Cover photograph: PM Auctions 175 CARS RATED BY OUR EXPERTS 54 RM Auctions, Boca Raton, FL $8.3m in sales on the Florida Gold Coast. Dave Kinney 62 Christie's, London, UK First sale of the year rakes in $1.7m. Richard Hudson-Evans 68 McCormick, Palm Springs, CA Beautiful weather and $3m, a pleasant weekend. Car/ Bomstead 78 Kruse International, Seattle, WA Dean and the gang visit the Pacific Northwest. Carl Bomstead 85 Shannons, Melbourne, Australia 36 of 59 lots sold Down Under. John Clucas 90 Silver Auctions, Portland, OR American muscle in SCM's hometown. David Slama & Bengt Halvorson

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Bonham n BUTTERFIELDS AUCTIONEERS Er APPRAISERS Quail Lodge Important Sale of Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia Friday August 13, 2004 Quail Lodge Resort and Golf Club Carmel Valley, California Preview Wednesday August 11, 10am to 5pm Thursday August 12, 10am to 5pm Friday August 13, 9am to start of auction CONSIGNMENTS NOW INVITED Inquiries Mark Osborne (415) 391 4000, mai k.osbome@bonhams com Andrew Reilly (415) 503 3285, andrew.reilly@bonhams.com Malcolm Barber (415) 503 3203, malcolm.barber@bonhams.com David Patridge (603) 279 8555, david.patridge@bonhams.com Tom Black (503) 239 0227, tom.bIack@bonhams.com Jonathan Stein (610) 779 9710, jonathan.stein@bonhams.com Michael Fisher (305) 705 0531, michaeI.fisher@bonhams.com For further information, complimentary appraisals or to view and order catalogs, please visit www.bonhams.com/us or call (866) 999 9668, or (415) 391 4000 if calling from outside the United States Pictured 1939 Bugatti type 57c cabriolet coachwork by Gangloff Bonhams & Butterfields, 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, California 94103 • ••Pe  41.11

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"Nelda II looked like a whale out of water among all the cars in the hall, desperately in need of a retired fiberglass worker with deep pockets. Or just float it in the neighborhood lake for your kids to dive off of " —S/ama & Halvorson 's report on Silver / Portland begins on p. 90 COLUMNS 10 Shifting Gears Keith Martin 12 The Inside Line / Crossing The Block Cindy Banzer TUFIEILI  - 22 Affordable Classic: Pontiac Trans Am "Bandit" Pat Smith 24 Legal Files: Determining Fair Market Value John Draneas 26 Collecting Thoughts: The Collier Symposium Keith Martin 34 Sheehan Speaks: Ferrari GT Racing: The Factory is Back Michael Sheehan 44 Porsche Gesprach: Our Mr. Porsche Buys a Maserati Jim Schrager 98 Motobilia: Rare Boyce Motometer Sign Turns Up Carl Bomstead 100 Bike Buys: Sunbeam S7 Paul Duchene 114 eWatch: A Coke Sign and a Smile for Carl Carl Bomstead FEATURES 8( DEPARTMENTS 14 Auction Calendar 16 You Write, We Read 28 SCM Picks: French Curves At The Petersen Museum 96 Price Guide - German and Etceterini 95 Fresh Meat - 2004 Lotus Esprit, 2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK 55 AMG Convertible, 2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 102 Glovebox Notes - 2004 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG, 2004 Cadillac XLR 102 Neat Stuff 104 Mystery Photo 105 Comments With Your Renewals CLASSIFIEDS 18 Display Advertisers Index 106 Showcase Gallery 110 Resource Directory

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Shifting Gears Lucky Drives Again I t was 18 months ago that SCM Legal Analyst John Draneas and I bought a 1965 three-cylinder, two-stroke Saab 96 on eBay, plucked it out of a barn in Rimini, MT, and tried to drive it home to Portland. Readers may recall that we covered 400 of the 700 miles with little drama aside from a shredded rear tire, broken ignition key, permanently open air vent that gave sub-zero a new meaning, and windshield wipers that confused streaking with cleaning. But those were minor inconveniences, and for a few hours we pretended to be modem day Vikings, setting off in our corsair for lands to conquer. We renamed ourselves Keith, Deft Shifter of the Column Wand, and John, Conqueror of the Oil Mixing Procedure. We coasted silently to the side of the road (perhaps the only true benefit of the Saab's free-wheeling feature), and came to rest next to a pile of animal skeletons. "Lucky," as we had named the Saab, had found the spot where the Washington Highway Patrol dumped road kill carcasses. Perhaps there was a message here for us. STUPIDLY, WE REBUILD Rather than simply donating Lucky to the next Saab swap meet as a door prize, we decided she should become a runner again. Due to the roller bearing construction of the Saab bottom end, rarely are they rebuilt Undeterred, and with the help of Saab fanatic Fred Ankeny at A-n-T Tires in Portland, we found a used short block and had it installed. Soon enough, at least measured in restoration time (somewhat more than six months, but less than a year), Lucky was smokin' again. We took her to local Alfa and BMW guru Nasko for a quick check-over; he made us promise to take the car away each night, as he was afraid if any Saab owners saw it parked in his lot, they'd start bringing their cars in as well. Now running strong, I drove her out to the Portland vintage races, where she was one of a pair of "two-smokes" in the Saab corral. I had forgotten one of the endearing characteristics of any kind of club gathering. All of the fanatics delight in pointing out every little thing that is wrong with your car, and ask questions like, "Didn't you know it was supposed to be injected before you bought it?" On the way home, the driver's side seatbelt buckle disintegrated. Saabs have always had a reputation for being safe cars, as, at least in theory, they employ some elements of aircraft construction. Nonetheless, this shattered seatbelt kept Lucky by the side of the road for months. It's bad enough driving a nearly 40-year-old car in modem traffic, without leaning into the punch by not having any kind of restraint system. Our repeated queries to the local Saabists for help in located another buckle fell on deaf, or at least deafened by two-stoke exhaust noise, ears. Finally, Dan Leisy, whose Dan's Auto Upholstery shop is near our offices, solved the problem by cleverly adapting the buckle and receiver from a '60s Chevy to fit in a way that allowed us to use the original threepoint belt and mounting points. A couple of weeks ago, with sunny May skies beckoning, SCM Executive Editor Cindy Banner and I decided it was time for Lucky to get some exercise. Our pre-drive inspection was minimal. No checking the oil, as with Lucky, there's no oil level to check (the two-stroke oil gets mixed into the gas tank). I pumped the tires up to 32 pounds, made sure there were no 10  Alas, all of our role playing came to an end at milemarker 298 on Interstate 90, as the three little pistons in our 48-horsepower engine decided they were tired of this up and down stuff and decided to snuggle up to the cylinder walls and rest. Permanently, as it turned out. tools in the trunk (everyone knows cars only break down when you have tools along), washed a few months accumulated grime off the windows and headed towards Mt. Hood. ERIK CARLSSON, 21ST CENTURY STYLE Just past the town of Rhododendron, I turned onto a secondary road I know well, as I use it for comparison testing modern cars, most recently a BMW X3, a Porsche Cayenne Turbo and a Subaru WRX. Visions of the Monte Carlo Ralley dancing through my head, I envisioned front-wheel drive Lucky clawing through the gravel and sending dust and rocks flying everywhere. I was going about 50 mph as I started a controlled power slide through a favorite broad left-hand sweeper, with a sheer mountain on my left, and a 500-foot drop-off to my right. As I surmised later, the over-inflated tires (something closer to 20 psi would have been more appropriate) acted like slicks, and the rear of the car abruptly slid out of control. Not having my copy of How to Operate a Vintage Front-Wheel-Drive Car on Gravel handy, I kept feeding it throttle and hoped that the front end would pull us straight. Just as the right rear tire was starting to slide off the road and into the ravine, the front tires caught, and after a couple of impressive ("terrifying" was the word Ms. Banzer used) fishtails, we continued up the mountain. The call of the wild. Proceeding somewhat more cautiously, we reflected that driving a '60s Saab in a spirited fashion takes more skill and better preparation than does tossing around a Mitsubishi Evo, or any modem car with all-wheeldrive and traction and stability control. The drive back was at first uneventful, although the speedometer did decide to climb to an indicated 100 and then stay there. Even Saabs are subject to wishful thinking. Within a few miles of home, the clutch pedal started going soft. One block from our garage, it sank to the floor, and changing gears became impossible. I pushed the car to the side of the road. (At only 1,770 pounds it wasn't hard to do.) The clutch reservoir was empty, and the brake reservoir halfway down as well. Rummaging around in the trunk, I came across a bottle of brake fluid, and refilling the reservoirs got us back underway. Tomorrow, Lucky goes back to Nasko for a rebuild of whatever master and slave cylinders have decided to give up the ghost. MISPLACED AFFECTION? Now here's where it gets a little odd. I always have a variety of cars passing through my life, including the new cars from manufacturers each week, plus treats like the 1967 E-Type coupe now headed our way. Nearly every car is superior in every way to this little Saab. But there is something so basic (okay, weird) about driving a three-cylinder, twostroke car that I've convinced Draneas we should hang on to Lucky for a little while longer. I suppose there's something endearing about a car that can turn a 90-mile trip into a pulse-pounding adventure, or makes owners of boats with outboard motors give you thumbs-up when you go by a marina. I can't explain why we're keeping Lucky. But then, at least to readers of SCM, I guess that I don't really have to.• Sports Car Market

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The Inside Line / Cindy Banzer Events  Please send upcoming news, event or auction information to insideline@sportscannarket.com. scm Happenings SCM is organizing a multi-day gathering of subscribers at the 2004 Le Belle Macchine d'Italia, June 25-28, 2004, in Slcytop, PA. This will include a cocktail party Friday night, an informal walk through the cars, and more. Five lucky attendees will get to ride along for hot laps in a new Lamborghini, driven by Lambo test driver Valentino Balboni. Admission fee is $65, and limited to 15 persons; early enrollment is encouraged. Donald Osborne, dosborne@sportscarmarke t.com, wwvv.sportscarmarket.com/2004_im_ tour/bellemacchine.php. (PA) ~~SCM is also sponsoring the Historic Maserati Reunion at this year's Le Belle Macchine d'Italia. Already confirmed are several 450S, 350S, 300S, 200si, and Tipo 63 and 64 race cars. Joe Corbaccio, italiancars@yahoo.com. (PA) ✓ Stop by the SCM booth at Barrett-Jackson's Auction at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, June 26-27, 2004, as 250 vehicles and 200 lots of automobilia cross the block. (CA) ✓ The 3rd Annual Monterey SCM Insider's Seminar, "Buy, Sell, or Hold?: Where the Market is Headed," will be held on Saturday, August 14, 2004, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center, where sponsoring auctioneers Gooding & Company will be holding their premiere sale the following evening. See p. 83 for more info. (CA) V Final bookings are now being accepted for the 2nd SCM Car Collector's Tour to England, including the Goodwood Revival historic races and Bonhams auction. Held Aug. 30-Sept. 9, 2004; for more information, see p. 91. 800.452.8434 or 503.266.4079; steveaustin@canby.com. (UK) • Keith Martin on Collecting Ferrari, the second in a series that began with Keith Martin on Collecting Porsche, will be available in June. The book highlights the best of SCM on the cars from Maranello, with a foreword by former Formula One champion Phil Hill. Copies ordered through SCM will include a bonus CD with over 200 photos of Ferraris. Just $19.95. Place your order now at www.sportscannarket.com, or call 800.289.2819. 12 6/ The Southeast Region of the Ferrari Club of America will hold its 2nd Annual Great Southeastern Ferrari Parts and Literature Swap Meet on June 12, 2004. Free tables are available at the event, hosted by T. Rutlands and Maranello Auto Parts at their Tucker, GA, warehouse. Steve, 770.493.8852. (GA) ✓ The Speedster 50th Anniversary, June 25-27, 2004, will be one of the largest Porsche 356 events in history, with over 500 cars in attendance at a recreation of the original Pebble Beach race course. Register by June 15. www.speedster50tharmiversary .com. (CA) V The Baxter Auto Parts Portland His- tories, July 9-11, 2004, will bring over 600 collector cars and hot rods, circa 1906 to 1970, to Portland International Raceway. Parnelli Jones is this year's featured celebrity. This year's races will also feature Trans-Am cars and historic race bikes. 503.307.5420, www.portlandhistorics .com. (OR) Mopar fans will want to attend the Carlisle All-Chrysler Nationals, July 9-11,2004, at the Carlisle, PA, fairgrounds. On Sunday, Carlisle Events will give away a 1964 Dodge 440, and proceeds from a benefit auction of vehicles News  V Last month, we reported the loss of Carlisle co-founder "Chip" Miller. Lance Miller, his son, has now decided to join the business to run Corvettes at Carlisle. "Corvettes at Carlisle always had a personal feel to it because my father put his heart and soul into something he loved so deeply," Miller said in a press release. The next Corvettes at Carlisle event will be held August 27-29, 2004. Carlisle Events, 717.243.7855, vvww.carsatcarlisle.com/corvette . (PA) • McKeel Hagerty has joined the board of directors for the LeMay Museum in Tacoma, WA. He is the president of Hagerty Insurance and has provided coverage for the LeMay collection for years. 253.779.8490, www.lemaymuseum.org . (WA) the 50th anniversary of the Alfa Giulietta and 50 years of Ferrari in the U.S. 206.232.0365; www.concorso.com. (CA) ✓ Barrett-Jackson auctioneer Tommy "Spanky" Assiter was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor. Assiter has undergone surgery in Dallas to remove the tumor, and he's expected to make a full recovery. Get-well wishes may be sent to him at 120 West California Street, P.O. Box 70, Floydada, TX 79235. Transitions 4/Christie's International Motor Cars has appointed Christopher Sanger as its motor car specialist in New York. Sanger, a direct descendant of GM founder William Durant and duPont Motors' E. Paul duPont, will secure business and appraise cars. 212.636.2680, www.christies.com. (NY) V Author Tom Cotter has been collecting barn-find stories for years and is finally putting them together into a book to be published in 2005 by Motorbooks International. Enthusiasts interested in submitting stories and photographs for possible inclusion should contact Cotter by July 1, 2004. Barn Finds, P.O. Box 2260, Davidson, NC 28036, 704.892.2383, tomcotter@earthlink.net . (NC) V Husband-and-wife team Jack and Leslie Wadsworth have joined the Concorso Italian° as co-chairs. This year's event, to be held on Friday, August 13, 2004, at the Black Horse Golf Course at Monterey Bay, will celebrate 4/Jim Vaill, builder of the legendary Lime Rock Park racetrack, died April 20 in Sharon, CT. Now owned by Skip Barber, the short, 1.53mile course opened in 1957. Vaill had originally partnered with Briggs Cunningham and the Sports Car Club of America to build the track. Vaill was 83. v Tom Barrett, co-founder of the BarrettJackson Auction Company, died April 21 at the age of 75, in Paradise Valley, AZ. In addition to co-founding Barrett-Jackson in 1971, Barrett owned an Indy 500 team in 1981 and sponsored several others. He had a renowned car collection and was involved in local charities. ✓ 77-year-old Harlan Schwartz of Manitowoc, WI, a longtime SCMer, died May 8 near Siena, Italy, in an accident in the Mille Miglia while driving his Alfa 8C 2300. Schwartz's 33-year-old daughter Alessandra, who was a passenger in the car, suffered minor injuries and is expected to make a full recovery.• Sports Car Market and accessories will go to the Salvation Army. 717.243.7855, www.carsatcarlisle.com . (PA) ✓ The Automotive Art Expo will bring some of the finest automotive art to the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The inaugural event, running August 6-15, 2004, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, will showcase the Art of Ferrari Road Cars. Car Art Inc., 949.443.0500, www.carartinc.com. (CA) ✓ The 54th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Sunday, August 15, 2004, will gather over 200 of the most distinctive collector cars. This year's featured marques are Ferrari and Rolls-Royce, and the Hispano Suiza centennial will be celebrated. A tour for the concours entrants will run on Thursday, August 12. www.pebblebeachconcours.net . (CA) ✓ The Woodward Dream Cruise is celebrating its 10th anniversary on August 21, 2004. Sponsored this year by Eaton Automotive, the Woodward Avenue cruise will roll 16 miles through nine communities in suburban Detroit. This year's event is expected to draw 40,000 cars-mostly classics, hot rods, and customs-and 1.7 million people. 888.493.2196, www.woodwarddreamcruise.com . (MI)

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Crossing The Block PREView v Bonhams is having a sale of RollsRoyce and Bentley Motor Cars and Related Automobilia, June 19, 2004, at the RollsRoyce Enthusiasts Club Centenary Rally, Boughton House, Kettering, Northamptonshire, U.K. Bonhams is also holding a sale at the Goodwood Revival on June 25, 2004. +44.20.7393.3900; www.bonhams.com . (UK) In conjunction with the American Heat Hot Rod Run, Silver Auctions will stage a collector car auction June 19, 2004, in the resort community of Mammoth Lakes, CA. Last year's sale was extremely successful, with all but two of the vehicles sold. 800.225.4485, www.silverauctions.com. (CA) I/ 300 classic cars will be offered for sale at Santiago Collector Car Auctions' Oklahoma City Classic, June 18-19, 2004. Santiago is also conducting a no-reserve estate auction in Chickasha, OK, on June 20, which will feature several classic cars, including a 1938 Pierce Arrow V12 four-door Touring Convertible. 800.994.2816, www.santiagosc.com. (OK) v The Barrett-Jackson Auction at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, June 26-27, 2004, will be offering live online 800.211.4371, www.rmauctions.com. (ON) v Christie's has announced its auction of Exceptional Motor Cars at the Le Mans Classic, July 23, 2004. The sale will include competition cars and historic motorsports cars representative of every generation to compete at the famous 24-hour race since 1923. +31.31.4076.8408, www.christies.com. (FRANCE) H&H Classic Auctions will host an Auction of Fine Historic Motor Cars, Motorcycles, and Memorabilia, July 27-28,2004, at the Pavilion Gardens in Buxton, U.K. +44.1925.730.630, www.classic-auctions.co.uk . (UK) v RM Auctions presents Vintage Cars at Meadow Brook, a sale of some of the finest classic cars and a companion event to the Meadow Brook Concours d'Elegance. The invitational sale, at the Shotwell Gustafson Pavilion at Oakland University's Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester, MI, will be held July 31, 2004. 800.211.4371, www.rmauctions.com. (MI) v Christie's will be holding its 15th annual Calendar  All dates listed are current at time Exceptional Motor Cars sale on August 12, 2004, at the Monterey Jet Center. On the block will be the first car Ferrari sold to a customer—the 1947 Turin Grand Prixwinning 1947 166 Spider Corsa, number 002-C, as well as a 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder. 212.636.2680, www.christies.com. (CA) v Bonhams & Butterfields is inviting entries for this year's auction of Collectors' Motor Cars at Quail Lodge Resort and Golf Club, August 13, 2004. Now in its seventh year, the auction of fine cars will accompany a separate motorsports gathering called The Quail, featuring a display of 125 sports and racing cars. 415.391.4000 or 415.503.3285, www.bonhams.com/us . (CA) Auctioneers Gooding & Company will be holding its inaugural sale at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Sunday, August 15, 2004, featuring 75 cars. 310.819.1960, www.goodingco.com. (CA). 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 E-mail auction info to: insideline@,sportscannarketcom. JUNE Montana— June 5 SILVER — Billings 1964 Porsche 356B offered by BarrettJackson. bidding during this year's auction. As such, bidders can not only compete against the traditional on-site crowd, but they can see and hear the auction action in real time over the Internet. 480.421.6694, www.barrett-jackson.com . (CA) s/ at Chiswick House, Chiswick, England. Last year's sale grossed over $5m and this year's consignments include a 1934 Duesenberg SJ Dual Cowl Torpedo Tourer, a 1937 Jaguar SS 100, and a modified Jaguar XK120 fixed-head coupe. A collection of pre-war Aston Martin spares will also be offered. +44.20.7584.7444, www.coys.co.uk. (UK) v RM Auctions will hold its 25th Anniversary Celebration in Chatham, ON, near the company's home office, July 16-18, 2004. As part of the celebration, a Charity Art and Memorabilia Auction, RM's first-ever sale for charity, will be held on May 18, with proceeds going to local causes. Besides the auction, the event will feature several seminars, including one with racing legend Phil Hill, plus a cruise night, classic car show, and a concours. On July 3, 2004, Coys will hold a sale 14 England — June 7 CHRISTIE'S — London Australia — June 7 SHANNONS — Melbourne England — June 8-9 H&H — Buxton New York — June 11-12 KENSINGTON MOTORS — Bridgehampton Oklahoma — June 11-12 KRUSE — Tulsa Minneapolis — June 18-19 MECUM — St. Paul California — June 19 SILVER — Mammoth Lakes England — June 19 BONHAMS — Northamptonshire France — June 23 CHRISTIE'S — Paris England — June 25 BONHAMS — Goodwood Illinois — June 25-27 MECUM — St. Charles California — June 26-27 BARRETT-JACKSON — Los Angeles Indiana — June 26-27 KRUSE —Auburn JULY Wyoming — July 3-4 SILVER — Jackson Hole Indiana — July 9-10 KRUSE — Auburn England—July 16-18 BONHAMS — Henley-on-Thames Ontario—July 16-18 RM — Chatham Idaho—July 17 SILVER — Coeur d'Alene Wisconsin— July 17 MECUM — Elkhart Lake Australia — July 19 SHANNONS — Sydney France — July 23 CHRISTIE'S — Paris Colorado — July 23-24 KRUSE — Denver Iowa — July 24 MECUM — Fairfield Indiana — July 24-25 KRUSE — Auburn England — July 27-28 H&H — Buxton Michigan — July 31 RM — Auburn Hills AUGUST Indiana — Aug. 7-8 BARTEL — Goshen California —Aug. 12 CHRISTIE'S — Monterey California — Aug. 13 KRUSE — Monterey California —Aug. 13-14 RM — Monterey Montana — Aug. 21 SILVER — Missoula Pennsylvania — Aug. 27-28 MECUM — Carlisle Indiana — Aug. 28-Sept. 1 KRUSE — Auburn SEPTEMBER England — Sept. 3 BONHAMS — Goodwood Auburn — Sept. 3-6 KRUSE — Auburn Australia — Sept. 6 SHANNONS — Melbourne England — Sept. 11 BONHAMS — Hampshire Michigan — Sept. 19 RM — Novi New Mexico — Sept. 25 SILVER — Los Lunas Sports Car Market

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You Write, We Read All letters are subject to editing. Please address correspondence to SCM, PO Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. Fax 503.253.2234, e-mail: youwrite@sportscarmarket.com WHAT DO THE FRENCH KNOW ABOUT INDIANA? Dear SCM: I saw Editor Martin's write-up in Auto Week (April 5, 2004) on a recent sale of a Meskowski roadster at Christie's Paris, for $11,191. I think I've spotted a few errors in the stated history of the car. The "Hoosier 100" is a 100-mile race held on the one-mile dirt track at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, and it has never been won by a rear-engine car. It is hard to tell from the '6 picture, but it looks like a small block Chevy in the car (I am looking at the header to make this assumption), not a 255 Offy. Wally Meskowski built several quality sprint and dirt cars, however I do not believe he ever built a rear-engine car. He may have taken an old Indy car and cut it down to sprint car specs, a common practice in the '70s. Also, it is stated the car is a sprint car, and campaigned the USAC champ car series from 1964-1973. The "champ car" series were the cars that ran at Indy, and "sprint" cars were a whole different thing. This is a neat car but I don't think it is worth what it sold for. My father and I owned USAC sprint cars from 1970-1981, and we were involved with them long before becoming owners. Wally Meskowski lived just a few miles from our shop.—Randy Easton, Westfield, IN Randy, thanks for the clarification. The information I used in my description for the AutoWeek column came directly from the Christie's catalog. I regret the errors.—ED. HEMI 'CUDA VS. D-TYPE Dear SCM: Having grown up with Mopars, Sheehan's column in the May issue (p. 42) on Hemi 'Cudas vs. Ferrari Daytonas was great. I've watched the run-up in muscle car prices the last couple of years, including seeing the Ebody 'Cuda and Challenger Hemis become six- and now allegedly seven-figure cars. To me, it shows just how far out of whack the muscle car market has become. 16  A production-based Barracuda with options is now worth as much as, say, a Jaguar D-type with some decent history, or as much as four small-block Cobras and a nice Gullwing. Come on, you've got to be kidding me! I think what we have at work here is a muscle-car-myopic clientele in their peak earning years, but elected to have it done by an independent instead. I had additional items done: all new seals, belts, spark plugs, etc. My bill was $5,800. Consensus among Ferrari owners and service providers is that this service should be good for five to eight years. $12k-$15k sounds like someone is letting the owner pay for their child's education in one or two shots. Meskowski roadster sold at Christie's. with the money and will to go to the mat to get the ultimate Mopar icon. With so few Hemi 'Cuda converts available, the question becomes, "How high will you jump to get one?" I love my Mopar, but I'll take the D-Type, please.—Doug Schellinger, Milwaukee, WI Unlike Colin Comer's road test challenge to Sheehan, Hemi vs. Daytona at the drag strip, there are few Hemi owners willing to risk their cars on road or track today. What's the difference between the owner of the milliondollar D-type I mentioned above, and the Hemi 'Cuda owner? The D-type guy will wring out his car on tour. The 'Cuda convertible owner will drive his car with the rattling pistol-grip shifter on and off the trailer between major shows and imagine the smoky burnouts it used to do. CHEAP TR SERVICE Dear SCM: I just finished reading Steve Ahlgrim's article regarding the "cut" TR that sold at the RM Phoenix Auction (May 2004 SCM, p. 40). As an owner of a Testarossa, I wanted to point out some areas where I tend to disagree, specifically on the threeyear service. The factory specifies the "big" service at 52,500 miles, which entails cam belt replacement, so it is an engine-out service for sure. I received quotes of $4,500-$5,000 from factory-authorized dealers, Regarding the motorized seatbelts, they are certainly an issue. Repairs/replacements are available from the factory under warranty, at no cost to the owner, even for these older cars. I assume this is because it is a safety issue.—Grant Sauve, Columbia, SC Grant, I share your surprise at the outrageous service cost quoted on the Testarossa. About two years ago I purchased a 1991 Testarossa and the numbers came from my experience with that car My car had 16,000 miles on it and had never had a major service. Since there was some down time before the shipper picked up the car, I decided to have the service done at the local dealer That plan was quickly abandoned when the request for a quote was meet with, "We can't tell you for sure, but the last one we did was $14,000. "Dumbstruck, I called a Florida dealer and received almost the exact same answer Months later I was talking with the service manager of yet another dealership and received a similar reply. The big expense in doing a major service is changing the timing belts, which requires removing the engine and opens the door to the "as long as we 're here we should..." syndrome, which can include everything from rebuilding the water pump to changing the hoses, and usually it's all of the above. These optional procedures may not technically be part of the major service, but this is not where I'd scrimp on a car I intended to keep for years. As to the correct time to change belts, getting a straight answer on this is like hying to get one from a politician in an election year Your service schedule may indicate Sports Car Market EDITOR & PUBLISHER Keith Martin PRODUCTION MANAGER David Slama ART DIRECTOR Kirsten Onoday SUBSCRIPTIONS MANAGING EDITOR Jeff Sabatini EXECUTIVE EDITOR Cindy Banzer Kristen Hall-Geisler Copy EDITORS Bill Neill Kathy Karapondo SENIOR AUCTION ANALYSTS Dave Brownell Dave Kinney AUCTION ANALYSTS John Apen Chip Baldoni Richard Hudson-Evans B. Mitchell Carlson Scott Featherman CONTRIBUTING EDITORS Steve Ahlgrim Carl Bomstead John Draneas Bengt Halvorson Jim Schrager Michael Sheehan Thor Thorson CONTRIBUTORS Keith Duly Raymond Milo Donald Osborne Steve Serio FINANCIAL MANAGER Deanne Pierce INTERNET SPECIALIST Matt King ADVERTISIN( ■ General Information Kristen Mira 877.219.2605 x 204 fax 503.253.2234 Toll-Free 877.219.2605, ext. 258 Outside US 860.284.0570 fax 860.284.1076 National Accounts Donald Osborne dosbome@sportscarmarket.com Regional Accounts Cindy Meitle Toll-Free 877.219.2605, ext. 262 fax 480.890.0354 cmeitle@sportscarmarket.com SUBSCRIPTIONS New subscriptions (24/7): 800.289.2819 Current: 877.219.2605, ext. 208 service@sportscarmarket.com fax 503.253.2234 www.sportscarmarket.com ( )R ESPONDENCE P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292 FimEx/DHL/UPS: 306 SE 81st, Portland, OR 97215 The information in Sports Car Markel magazine is compiled from a variety of reliable sources. However, we disclaim and deny any responsibility or liability for the timeliness, use, interpretation, accuracy, and completeness of the information presented. All material, data, formats and intellectual concepts in this issue © 2004 by the Alfa Romeo Exchange, dba Sports Car Market magazine, in this format and any other used by Sports Car Market magazine. Copyright registered with the United States copyright office. PRINTED IN USA Sports Car Market Marit Anne Peterson I.T. MANAGER Adrian Gilles EDITORIAL ASSISTANT Lorena Gonzalez

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52,500 miles as the first belt change service but that doesn't take into account the time factor Ferrari unofficially acknowledges that 52,500 miles is based on 12,000 miles a year usage. It is usually recommended to replace the belts every five years. Officially, Ferrari takes an even narrower stance, requiring a three-year belt replacement to qualify a car for its current used-car warranty program. I'm glad to hear Ferrari is working with the owners on the seatbelt problem. That was not always the case.—Steve Ahlgrim APPRAISING APPRAISING Dear SCM: While we do appreciate the mention in David Kinney's article on becoming an appraiser (April 2004, p. 30), we would have preferred if he had checked the facts concerning our company. Reading our ad in your publication on page 100 would have at least provided the correct company name and Web site: Auto Appraisal Group Inc., www.autoappraisalgroup.com. In addition, by accessing AAG's Web site, our curriculum vitae along with other information is readily available. The statement that a computer generates AAG's appraisal values is totally false. We do utilize one of the largest databases of vehicle values, for which an AAG agent has actually inspected each vehicle. However, the president of the company oversees all value research, which brings consistency to all appraisal valuations. We fully agree with Mr. Kinney that there needs to be more done to set standards for this industry and that is one reason AAG is structured so that there is a system of checks and balances in place. Agents and staff work together to keep the appraisal process independent, realistic and professional. This unique system brings reliability to the business that no other company can offer. Additionally, all of AAG's appraisals are completed using USPAP standards and have been well received by all major collector car insurers. Additionally, the diverse expertise and combined collector car experience of AAG trained and certified agents is one of our greatest assets. Each AAG agent must have a minimum of ten years experience in the collector July2004  car industry, impeccable references, and successfully complete a certification school held at McPherson College, School of Auto Restoration Technology. For the year following, their work is closely monitored to insure all guidelines are followed and they must maintain a superior level of performance.—Larry E. Barton, President, Auto Appraisal Group Inc. Thanks for your letter My apologies for getting the name and Web address wrong. The point of my article, as well as your letter, is the same: Hire professionals, check credentials, and be very sure you are comfortable with your choice. When you have a collector car appraised, you are inviting someone into your home, your garage, or your office to value a prized possession, and you should be sure of their professional qualifications to perform this duty—Dave Kinney While I've always been happy to accept some latitude in the details of SCM's auction analyses—I understand that no one can be an expert about everything, and you guys cover a lot of cars—I've got to take exception to Dan Grunwald's WRONG SHELBY Dear  SCM: While the selling price for 6S001 is even more impressive— given that it is a prototype for a subsequent year of production rather than the “first" GT 350— Dan's inaccurate assignment of the history of 5S003 to 6S001 fails to give proper historical credit to either car, and in effect ignores the entire first year of GT 350 production, and thus most of the racing heritage of the GT 350.—Dave Lennartz, Battle Ground, WA Thanks for the clarification, Dave. The historical description and the VIN came from the Russo and Steele data. The reality here is that there is neither time nor space to follow up on the history of each the first three GT 350 VINs were (mis)assigned is summarized in a sidebar in the 1997 Shelby Registry, and confirmed by a recent interview with the Shelby employee who actually affixed the VIN tags to cars 001, 002 and 003. associated with NCRS than Russo is with Jackson. Trademarks like "Special Collection," "Survivor," "Gold Certified," and a litany of others are all aggressively protected by Bloomington Gold. Would you please help us stem the unintentional misunderstandings that can be created?—David Burroughs, CEO, Bloomington Gold Thanks for the clarification, David—ED. FAKING MY MID-LIFE CRISIS Dear SCM: As a long-time First Shelby, of the second year of production. His description of the car is inaccurate. In fact it sounds like he's describing SFM5S003, the 1965 GT 350 street prototype, the first GT 350 completed, the car on which the GT 350 graphics package was developed, the car used by Peter Brock to shoot some of the first GT 350 ad photos, and (probably) the first GT 350 shown to the public. comments about SFM6S001, the 1966 Shelby GT 350 sold at the January Russo and Steele Auction in Scottsdale for $280,800 (April 2004, p. 82). In fact, "003" was placed in publicity and public relations service before it had even received its Shelby VIN tag—simply marked with "001" handwritten on the firewall—which resulted in it ultimately being assigned 003 instead of 001. (SIN 001 went to the second R-model prototype completed.) The story of how car in our auction reports. Your comments are appreciated and it 's great that you are critically reading our reports. It helps to make our work here worthwhile.—Dan Grunwald NO MORE CORVETTE CONFUSION Dear SCM: I enjoy your magazine but I need your help in our campaign to un-confuse people about our organization. We are noticing more and more people on the street being confused and we are even noticing confusion appearing in the media. For instance, on page 91 in the May issue of SCM, a '67 Corvette is described thusly: "...received NCRS Special Collection award at Bloomington Gold..." This is analogous to receiving the Russo-Jackson award at Kruse. Bloomington Gold is no more 17 SCMer I was delightedly shocked when I read your e-mail exchanges with the estimable Howard Jacobs, concerning your purchase of his Fiat 2100 sedan (April 2004, p. 12). It was just a shade over two years ago that I went from the balmy climes of suburban Miami to the frigid Cleveland area to purchase an Alfa Maratona from him. A flash flood had totaled my Audi S6 sometime earlier, and I was despondent. Adding to said despondency, my wife purchased a minivan-flavored automotive appliance. I figured the time was right to fake a mid-life crisis, since none was forthcoming on its own. I announced to my household that I would buy an Alfa Romeo. I expected my wife to stand in the doorway with a dagger to her throat, vetoing the matter, but she didn't. All she asked is that it have four seats and a reasonable approximation of air conditioning. A request was posted to the Alfa Digest, with my requirements: "low mileage required and ridiculously low mileage preferred." Who should answer but the aforementioned Howard Jacobs. He wrote something to the effect of "Would you consider 12,000 miles low enough?" I arrived in Cleveland to discover that it had rained the day before, washing off the road salt, a good omen. I drove the Maratona over to Howard's mechanic (who had a certain Fiat sedan on the premises) and bought the car. It was and still is in #1 shape. The only flaw (then and now) would be the missing gas cap key.—Joe Garcia, Coral Gables, FL

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Best Banc & Co.  Kruse International  Lamborghini of San Francisco l'art et l'automobile  Le Belle Macchine d'Italia.  Mecum Auctions  Meguiar's  Monterey Historic Races  Morgan West  Muncie Imports & Classics  P & J Products  Parish Heacock  Passport Transport  Portland Historic Races  Premier Financial  Putnam Leasing  Re-Originals  RM Auctions  Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo  RPM Auto Books  Russo and Steele  SCM Insider's Seminar  Silver Auctions  Sporting Chariots  Spyder Enterprises, Inc.  Steve Austin's Automobilia  Swissol International  Symbolic Motor Cars  Tarleton Bull  The Quail  Vintage Rallies  Vintage Motors of Sarasota  Woodside Credit  World Travel  Zymol  18  76 81 29 108 109 7 106 15 51 73 67 52 85 77 30 84 113 75 60 73 66 43 76 107 93 108 2,87 91 57 80 116 94 71 63 69 25 37 21 19 31 65 59 9 11 55 84 66 107 63 45 101 115 13 72 49 33 106 103 83 105 4,5 56 111 35 3 64 41 61 79 23 111 89 fan of SCM, but I must take exception to the comments your reporter made concerning the 1930 Duesenberg Derham-style Tourster I bought at RM's Arizona sale (May 2004, p. 68). Certainly, whatever his opinions were concerning color scheme and body fit, they were not shared by the judges at Pebble Beach, who awarded this car a second-place ribbon in its class just a year and a half ago. As far as the $309,100 I paid for it being 175,000 over market value," I can verify that the previous owner turned down a legitimate offer of $350,000 for the car. In light of the above information, I would appreciate a re-evaluation of this car.—JP van de Bundt, Victory Cars Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL JP, we respect your concerns. Upon further research with experts in the Duesenberg market, we have learned that the values of re-bodied cars have indeed been on the move in the past few months, more than we were aware of The unanimous opinion of those we consulted with was that you paid a fair price for the car, and that it should continue to increase in value along with the entire Duesenbetg market. I think you would agree that it is certainly striking in its orange and black colors, and that its flamboyance might be a bit much for some. But as beauty is in the eye of the beholder, we are sure that you will find a buyer (and quite likely at a profit) who is looking for a Duesie with the imposing physical presence that your car has. SCM regrets the valuation error—ED. A DEUSEY OF A VALUATION Dear SCM: I am a long-time I BOUGHT A GREAT CAR Dear SCM: I purchased Barrett-Jackson lot #716, a 1995 Ferrari 355 Berlinetta, for $78,840, reported on in your May issue (p. 83). I would like to set the record straight on a few issues. While it is possible that when your reporter "passed by" this car it may have been locked, it was not locked all weekend. I went to the car on two separate occasions to inspect and compare it to other cars I was considering bidding on and found the car open and accessible. I turned this car inside out looking for flaws and defects. Your reporter did not mention the respray to the front bumper, nor the two wheels that had minor chips in the paint. Nor did he see 1930 Duesenberg J Tourster the tools (unused) and books that were with the car, nor the appropriate dealer service stamps that were evident in the service book. In answer to the reporter's question "What are you buying here?," I bought a car that was well presented, with all the usual documents, records and tools that one normally looks for when buying a used Ferrari. I bought a car that has graced the cover of your fine monthly at least twice in recent memory. I bought a car that, when new, the press loved, the people loved and customers had to get on a waiting list to buy, as Steve Ahlgrim stated in your September 2003 issue. I bought a car that I am going to drive my son to Little League in, drive to work, drive to Starbucks for coffee in the morning, and drive wherever and whenever I want. Lastly, I bought a car that Michael Sheehan recently suggested might be a good financial alternative to the 360 Modena, because of the more dramatic drop in value that is surely coming for the 360. This leads me to your reporter's conrunents regarding the future value of this car. I do agree that this car will continue to depreciate in the near future and while none of us can predict exactly what any car will sell for in the future, I disagree that in a few years this car will be selling in the mid-$30,000 range. When you compare the 355 to other Ferraris selling in that price range you can't really believe that to be true. The question that this raises is why do we buy any of these latemodel cars, or put another way, why does your publication report the sale of these late-model cars if only to state the obvious, that they will continue to depreciate? The last point I wish to make is one of reporting consistency. The car I bought got a 3+ rating, compared to lot #714, i the 355 Spider rated at 2-, and lot # 774, a Mondial cab rated 3+. There is no possible way that the same reporter that rated those two cars could have rated my car. The car I purchased is in far better shape than either of those cars. I can only assume that these cars were rated by different reporters i ! who have completely different ideas as to what a #1, #2, or #3 is. In closing, as you pointed out in your "Shifting Gears" column, I went to Barrett-Jackson to buy another Ferrari, assuming I found one that met my needs. I could have easily bought a 355 at any one of a hundred dealers, but the fact that it was on TV made it more fun. Of course, I have the tape of the show and the commentary from you and the others in the booth, which has been fun to review when friends come over to see the new car.—Jim Griffin, via e-mail Jim, congratulations on an astute purchase. Yes, all late-model cars depreciate, but we report on them to point out the current point of value on their downward slide. Obviously, you have avoided the first and most massive depreciation hit, and while 355s will surely hit $30,000 at some point in the future, chances are that point is more than ten years away. (If it seems impossible they will ever get that cheap, just imagine how superlative the 2015 Ferrari "Schumacher Fl Commemorative model" will be, and how archaic your 355 will be by then.) As to the difference in ratings, in the end, ratings are subjective. Chances are that if our reporters (and we had several there) had had the opportunity to learn as much about the car as you did, it would have been rated higher.— ED.* Sports Car Market

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AMERICA by LEG 2: ANN ARBOR, MI, TO FORT WAYNE, IN Driver: Neil Johnson Distance covered: 151 miles Time: 3 hours Reason for stopping: More steam was coming from underhood than normal. After a brief respite and a bit more water, the car was successfully delivered to its destination. Upside: Car no longer in my garage. Downside: Driveway nicely stained. Story to tell your friends: The FIAT ran fine during daylight on the way to the bar early one evening. Coming -- Inline-six parking only: SCM'er Neil Johnson, with the yet-to-be-named FIAT and his extremely jealous BMW M3. home after the sun had set, it stalled on a busy street. Unable to re-start the car, it coasted to a halt—right next to a police cruiser, in which an officer sat, radar gun in hand, working a well-known speed trap. He ignored me as I shut off the lights, waited for the fuel pump to re-prime the carb (with fingers crossed), and eventually got the car running. Repairs: Installed rear-view mirror, fitted aftermarket bench seat cover on front seat, wired electric fuel pump directly to battery, removed nonworking fuel pressure regulator, cleaned and fiddled with carburetor. Parts purchased: Seat cover, electrical switch (not installed), wires and connectors, radiator cap. technical specification Integral construction. Wheelbase Int in (104  trok t ■ ,17 fn. VI Engine: 6 cylinders in line Fort track 1 7.4 • Displacement 2054 c.0. (135.34 cu. ins.) - SAE ruing 95 b. b. p. Bore 77 nun (3.03). sonke7  nun (2 10). ) Caunpreisor ratio it 4.1 Elast iron eilinder Hod, Aluminum cylinder head. Corm-chalanced. fusebranng erankshaft  'scrum Engine-tram:mann unit mounted on three resilient pada. Clutch, sngle plate dry. hydraulically °sweated Trensmimion with 4 (nrwuJ gads and retort. Free one synchromott for engagement of la, 2nd, rd and 4th tuna Gear lever under steentm wheel Drive shaft tr, two sauna with aural rubber mounted beams, unmeraal ma on rear tarn and &able mhber tort on tort waxen Rest We ugh hypotd final drive gears. ram 10;43 (Sedan). Front novena:as by tooter hars and wishbones. anusway bars, deriM acting telescoptc dnwk absorbers Anna) bar. Kingpins fitted with hall yenta Rem suspension by roil spar and gat, lonotudinal leaf sponge. °answer, anusway bar connected terra axle and to the 'wily Fry rubber buslungs Double acting teacups shock Ameba. Steering by worm and miler. &skeet fort with two leuling sheet metal slims, rear brakm with self centering sha metal Mom Pause Moser on front wheels. Emergency brake acting on rear wheel Make Ma Fuel sank at rear Caprity 64 liters (14 U S gallons) Disc wheels with 4 j runt arid 1.4, 114 toes (Std..). Mecham.] pump fuel feed to carburetor Forced heir:Joon hi . gear pump Centrifugal tal filter Carlyle water circulated  erhead taints Inverted twin .1nAc carburetor cmloluttal p.mr Satiety We've begun shoring up our list of victims, er, volunteers to pilot the SCM FIAT on its cross-country journey. Regrettably, geography will not permit all willing participants a chance behind the wheel. However, we still want your help giving the little car an appropriate name. Please e-mail your suggestions (and any other comments concerning "America By FIAT') to fiat@sportscarmarket.com . In other FIAT developments, we have secured a "roadtrip survival kit" for the car; courtesy of The Busted Knuckle Garage. Among other useful items, it contains some waterless hand cleaner— perfect for a car that tends to use all the water it can get.• EMeteical equipment. 12 VOII.s. 400 Watt generator with triple voltage regyhtor 40 Amp h battery. HeatiligMs: two 7 ench Sealed llearn Head Lamps Iliindebield weber. as sal WO. 111. An.. eases  dossiodas wd  t• til•  ••• •••••  widlot 1141.•• OVemole • Nen •••• ISO S. U. ••  .4.4s v.. I =Wm.... • Ye N. ■•■•••■•••••••• el • woombaso• •■••••,••■ .:47•Itar Discoveries: The car has some electrical gremlins, which necessitated wiring the fuel pump directly to the battery. The radiator cap was non-functional, as is its ill-fitting replacement. The clutch throw-out bearing is making some weird noises. Sometimes the car idles very fast. least the' FIAT is trained to go outside. Running tab: $2,438.59 from last update. $31.93 for new parts. $2,470.52 total. Cost per mile so far: $6.32. Next step: The FIAT is now in the care of Hugh Baldus, whose graphic design firm, The Baldus Company, is going to apply America by FIAT and SCM logos. P.M Original FIAT marketing material from 1960. 20  Sports Car Market

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Affordable Classic 1976-1981 Pontiac Trans Am "Bandit" The notorious decal package included a black and gold "screaming chicken" on the hood, special Trans Am logos in gothic lettering, and that disco-era automotive fashion statement, the T-top T he second-generation Pontiac Trans Am was in production for twelve years, from 1970 to 1981, and effectively captured a generation of car enthusiasts in an era when Motor City muscle was in decline. Admittedly, the Trans Am of the mid-1970s was a pale imitation of earlier models, an underpowered, portly beast that nearly fell victim to the same tightening government regulations that had killed the GTO and 'Cuda, and reduced the Ford Mustang to a gussied-up Pinto. But the film success of Burt Reynolds' Smokey and the Bandit lifted the Trans Am from just another muscle-car wannabe to the status of a cultural icon. The film's real star wasn't Reynolds, but a black and gold '77 TA, an option package that actually went on sale the year before, when no one had ever heard of "Bo Darville." The 1976 Trans Am "Limited Edition" (LE) was introduced at the February Chicago Auto Show, featuring black paint, gold pinstripes, gold interior accents, gold honeycomb wheels and a fender decal featuring Pontiac's Indian mascot with a 50th Anniversary logo. The notorious decal package included a black and gold "screaming chicken" on the hood, special Trans Am logos in gothic lettering, and saw the debut of that disco-era automotive fashion statement, the T-top. Engine choices for the LE included a 400-ci V8 making 185 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque, and Pontiac's 455-ci "HO." Not to be confused with the fire-breathing Super Duty 455 of years past (though undoubtedly GM wouldn't have minded if you did), this corporate motor was also used in station wagons and Grandvilles, producing 200 horsepower and 330 lbs-ft of torque in the TA. The 400 could be had with either GM's Turbo HydraMatic automatic or a four-speed manual, while the 455 HO came only with the four-speed. In 1977 the LE package returned, but was now called the "Special Edition" (SE), with gold snowflake wheels in place of the honeycomb pattern. The cost was $556 without the T-tops, or a whopping $1,141 with. A new splitnose grille with square headlights graced the prow of all '77 TAs, and for that true "Bandit" look, a factory-installed CB radio was a $195 option. The 455 was no longer available in '77, but ordering the W72 option gave you a 400ci V8 that GM called the "T/A 6.6." Its higher compression gave it 200 hp, and it was available with either a four-speed manual or the 22  Duty engines. Today, the later TAs are starting to attract interest from enthusiasts as well, though these cars were sold in such high numbers that they're an uphill battle for much potential appreciation. Bandit cars will always have buyers, however, so picking one up to flip after a bit of retro fun shouldn't be more expensive than a few tanks of gas. ubiquitous automatic. Hollywood certainly had its effect: Pontiac sold over 68,000 Trans Ams in 1977, with 15,567 of them being SEs. This compared to total sales of just 21,625 cars for the entire first five years of the second-generation, 1970-1974 TA. For 1978 there was a new SE color combination: Solar Gold paint with dark brown accents. Pontiac sold 8,666 of these "Gold Birds," as well as 3,643 of the original Bandit SE models. The W72 engine was bumped to 220 hp for '78, and the WS6 suspension package was introduced, combining a quicker steering ratio, wider wheels, stiffer shocks, thicker swaybars, and polyurethane suspension bushings. A 1978 TA could muster a 15.2-second quarter-mile, and sprint to 60 mph in 7.2 seconds. The Gold Bird was discontinued after only a year, and the SE returned in 1979 as a Bandit only. Most were equipped with Olds 403-ci V8s or a 301-ci Pontiac V8. But a few of the desirable Pontiac 6.6-liters—the last of the big motors—were also available, and the WS6 option now included four-wheel disc brakes. For 1980, the big news was a turbocharged version of the 301 that replaced the 6.6-liter as the top performance engine. Making 210 horsepower and 345 lb-ft of torque, the turbo 4.9-liter could only be had with an automatic transmission. The 1981 TA was the last of the era, and coincided with a Smokey and the Bandit sequel. Only 5,263 Special Edition TAs were sold that year—confirming that sequels are generally lesser imitations of the originals. Early 1970-1974 TAs are already bona fide collector cars due to their scarcity and powerful Ram Air and Super Potential buyers should beware that these cars rusted as easily as anything produced in the 1970s. The key areas to check are the sheet metal behind the rear fender spats, the dashboard metal in the comers of the Apillars, the lower rear quarter panels, and the trunk floor. These cars have undoubtedly all been driven hard by now, and many may be missing the original engine—especially the very grenade-able turbos—so be sure to check the numbers if you're shopping for a keeper. Watch out for clones, too, as these cars are easy enough to fake with a replacement trim package. The best way to authenticate an SE is to send the VIN to Pontiac Historic Services via fax (248.583.0596), where for a small fee they can document whether your car is a Bandit or Gold Bird (www.phs-online.com). DA TA Years produced: 197 Number Produced: Original List Price: $ SCM Valuation: $13 Tune-up/major serv local GM dealer Distributor cap: $12 Chassis #: cowl tag driver's side hoo Engine #: front rig beneath cylinde on oil filler tube (Olds); right fro machined pad ( Club: Bandit Trans Simms Street, L Web site: www.band Alternatives: 1978-1 Camaro 128, 19 Cobra 6-1981 54,341 6,599 (1977) ,000-$17,000 ice: $300 at your on firewall near d hinge ht side of block, r head (Pontiac); or left valve cover at cylinder head on Chevrolet) Am Club, 661 South akewood, CO 80228 ittransamclub.com 981 Chevrolet 79 Ford Mustang SCM Investment Gma de: C- Today a Bandit in strong #2 condition with desirable options can bring as much as $15,000. A 1976 LE with the 455 HO will cost about ten percent more just due to the greater desirability of the motor. In theory, the Gold Bird would be worth the same as a Bandit; however, genuine examples are difficult to find so expect to pay a similar premium for a good example. The real bargains right now are the '80 and '81 Bandits, cars with less of a following due to their smaller motors. That said, the turbo 4.9-liter cars in pristine shape may be a sleeper investment, as they were made in limited numbers and their survival rate is low. In bang-for-the-buck performance, these cars were the kings of the road in the late 1970s, with some models even one-upping Corvettes of the era. Alas, in a Bandit you'll never get the respect afforded a Stingray (or the first-generation Trans Am, or the Super Duty second-generation cars of the early 1970s, or...) but you will be spending thousands less and are guaranteed to attract way more attention.—Patrick Smith• Sports Car Market

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Legal Files / John Draneas My Porsche Gets Stolen And You Offer Me This? As a tax attorney, I am familiar with the IRS definition of Fair Market Value, but my insurance company wasn't impressed of his stolen Porsche. Dear SCM: In September 2000 I purchased a 1989 Porsche 944 S2 from a local dealer for $11,500. It had 56,000 miles showing at the time, and over the next 35 months I drove the car another 18,000. I am an autocrosser, so the car was treated to a new clutch, Koni shocks, and Boxster take-off wheels and a new set of tires, among other things. In May 2003 I put more money, perhaps foolishly, into the motor and a set of 12-way 928 seats. The motor was rebuilt because of the 944's all-too-common "coolant milkshake," where oil gets into the coolant when the 0-ring on the tube connecting the external oil cooler to the block fails. While I was at it, the motor was treated to rings, rod bearings, cam chain and tensioner, oil seals, etc. T Finally, my Porsche was in just the condition I wanted. But on September 2, 2003, I parked my Porsche at the train station and went to work. When I returned, I was shocked—my car was gone. he following is a letter we received from SCM'er Tom Radow, detailing the difficulty he had coming to a resolution with his insurance company over the value ci RadowS 1989 Porsche 944 52, stolen from a train station parking lot while he was at work. I started the claim process with my insurance company, Geico. The adjuster assigned to my case was a nice woman who told me she didn't know much about cars, and asked my advice on her rusty, high-mileage Buick's brake issues. Part of the process included me telling her about the recent work done to my car. She told me the car sounded nice, that someone from an outside company would determine the "fair market value" (FMV) of my car, and I would be contacted afterwards. A rental car was provided by the insurance company, and few weeks later I got a letter stating the FMV of my Porsche was a whopping $9,000—obviously, I was not happy with this unreasonably low valuation. The only comparable used in the appraisal was a 1990 944 S2 advertised by a wholesaler, whom I contacted. It turns out that this "comparable" had double the miles of my 944, showed evidence of prior body work (mine had all original paint), needed more body work, and had curb rash, bald tires, worn seat bolsters, and a cracked dash. In fact, the wholesaler's fright pig was advertised at $11,400, but the appraisal company knocked $2,400 off that price because this car was a year newer than mine! I got the documentation from the appraisal 24  company that it used to determine the FMV of my car, the "backup." The appraisal company put a zero value on the recent work done to the car, stating that this was just maintenance. As a tax attorney, I am familiar with the IRS definition of FMV, but I also contacted the New York State Insurance Department and got the legal definition of FMV as it applies to a motor vehicle, a "substantially similar vehicle" that is the "same make, model, year and condition, including all major options..." (Italics mine.) But my adjuster told me Geico's definition was what vehicles similar to mine are selling for. While there is a large market for Camrys and Accords, the market for a 944 S2 (or any relatively low production vehicle similar to what an SCMer might own) isn't quite the same. Was the market for 944 S2s so thin that there was only one car for sale at the time mine was stolen? I didn't think so. TIME FOR SOME FACTS I knew I wouldn't get the adjuster to increase the value unless I had hard facts, and if I had an appraisal that was better than Geico's, a judge would be more likely to rule in my favor if I were to escalate the issue. I contacted Jim Schrager for advice, and he was very helpful in taking the time to provide me with insight into a realistic valuation of the car, explaining that Porsches are more sensitive to condition When valuing anything, an appraisal should have more then one comparable sale, and backup for each adjustment. I designed a questionnaire to gather appraisal information from people who recently purchased 944 S2s from the Rennlist Web site (www.rennlist.com), and contacted sellers advertising in Panorama, on eBay, and in my local newspaper. than miles. I also checked the Resource Directory in the back of SCM for an appraiser, and called Charles Clarke for more coaching. We discussed valuation theories, and I decided to apply my knowledge of business valuation to autos before hiring an expert. With information from about 25 vehicles, I narrowed my appraisal to eight 944 S2s that were recently purchased or currently listed for sale. To take a 944 S2 and bring it up to the condition mine was in averaged about $18,000. The SCM Price Guide tops at $14,000. I found one 944 S2 advertised in the local paper, 15 miles from my house. Strangely, Geico and the appraisal company could not explain why they ignored this comparable with a private party's retail asking price of about $13,000, a car with 30,000 more miles than mine had. I used 10 cents per mile as a mileage adjustment for valuing this car, and I pro-rated the cost of the "maintenance" items done weeks before my car was stolen. I also prepared my own valuation of the insurance company's comparable, factoring in Sports Car Market

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the cost to repair the cracked dash and bring the car up to the level of mine. CONDITION DOES MATTER I sent the adjuster my appraisal and reminded her that the law included the term "condition." I explained that the cost of bringing her fright pig into the same condition as my car would make it a comparable of $21,902! I explained the accepted standards I used in my valuation and asked her to provide backup for any changes she believed were in order. Further, I explained that I was an attorney with extensive training in business valuation, but the dialogue rapidly deteriorated and we did not come to a deal. My time limit for my insurance-provided rental was fast approaching, and I knew I needed another car. I had just finished reading Editor Martin's praise for his '92 "Al-Can" Corvette, and though a Chevy is certainly a different beast than a Porsche, when I stumbled on a spotless 1993 Z28 six-speed with 32,000 miles and close to $5,000 in suspension, wheel and motor improvements, I pulled the trigger. It fit my needs—a sub-$10,000 car that I could park at the train station as easily as autocross. I left a message for my adjuster, but she was on vacation, so I got a call back from her co-worker. She told me she wanted to settle my case for the original offer, and that I had to turn in my rental. I told her I already turned in my rental, had purchased a replacement car, and requested that she prepare the paperwork to take this debate to the next level. I explained to the new adjuster my arguments for a higher value, again stressing the term "condition." I if I put in a little more time, and pressed a little more would the settlement have been greater? Perhaps—just ask yourself, how much would you have paid for my 944?" told her I wanted a judge to decide which appraisal was better—mine, based on actual sales with detailed breakdowns on eight cars, or hers, with one car from a wholesaler. She asked if she could get back to me. Minutes later my phone rang and the $9,000 offer had miraculously changed to $14,000 plus sales tax! Hopefully you will not find yourself in this situation. My extensive legwork resulted in a settlement that was more than 50 percent higher than the original offer. If I put in a little more time, and pressed a little more would the settlement have been greater? Perhaps—just ask yourself, how much would you have paid for my 944?—Tom Radow, Atlantic Beach, NY SCM Legal Analyst John Draneas comments: In the end, it was critically important that Tom had done his homework, and came up with undisputable values of comparable Porsches. But don't overlook three other important facts. First, he bought another car, without the insurance company 's money, meaning it didn't have as much leverage over him. Second, he made it clear that he was ready to go to court, and it was a believable threat considering he is an attorney. Third, and possibly most important, the settlement was reached when his adjuster was on vacation and another one was filling in. It wasn't her problem, and she was likely more willing to get the matter over with quickly, no matter what the result. Don't forget, Tom is an experienced and skilled attorney, his day job is negotiating difficult situations, and he has an extensive knowledge of valuation techniques. Imagine how much it would have cost you to hire him to negotiate such a settlement for you. We'll explore this situation and other insurance issues, beginning next month. 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 attorney. He may be contacted at legalfiles@sportscarmarket.com .• * Best Drivers! * Best Service! Best Customers! We've been setting the standard for automobile transport for over 20 yea rs.We are proud to be"America's premier enclosed auto transport company." Visit our Website! 1—• www.intercitylines.com *****"Rated 5-stars by epinions.com " Please Call or E-mail for a FREE QUOTE  1-800-221-3936 FAX 413-436-9422  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 July 2004  = 110110 25

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Collecting Thoughts Moving Beyond "I Want All My Cars To Be Red" As cars are a form of industrial art that destroy themselves through use, questions concerning preservation and restoration occur early in their lives n the surface, car collecting seems like a harmless pastime, with enthusiast owners whiling away Sunday afternoons lovingly sanding the fenders of their 1969 Camaro RS/SS convertibles in anticipation of a trip to the paint shop. But as with all hobbies, the further up the food chain you go, the more controversy appears. The biggest issue among collectors today is whether significant historical cars should be left unrestored. 0 Car collecting is a movement in transition. That point is stressed repeatedly during Miles Collier's bi-annual symposium, "Connoisseurship and The Collectible Car." Hosted at his Collier Automotive Museum in Naples, FL, it brings together 50 dedicated collectors and 16 experienced faculty to discuss trends in collecting. JUST MAKE IT LIKE NEW For instance, at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, there has been a sea change in how classic cars should be considered and treated. Not long ago, when preparing a car for the concours, a collector would generally strip it down completely and "re-identify" it with a fresh, often non-authentic color scheme. For mechanical bits, the order of the day was, "when in doubt, send it to the chrome shop." The result was cars that had lost all vestiges of their physical history. Most every car displayed on the lawn was indeed, "better than new," offering titillating eye candy at the expense of historical importance. Learning to look, collector-car style. class for unrestored cars has been offered at the urging of Mercedes-Benz. American collectors have begun to recognize and respect original examples of vintage automobiles, and the history these unrestored relics contain. During the past few years, however, a new At the forefront of this trend is Collier, who describes himself as a practicing artist (painting), a retired executive collector, and a phi- lanthropist. He has long advocated bringing the rigors of examination and evaluation employed when evaluating fine arts to the collectible car. Collier's private museum includes what has been called "the finest collection of Porsche race cars in the world." For example, think not one but three 917s. The newest addition to the collection is a 1938 Mercedes W154 Grand Phil Hill on Oscas. 26 Small in size, rich in history. Sports Car Market

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Dr Simeone describes the many choices he has with his Cobra.  Prix car, one of the few factory racers in private hands. A seminar on recreating a correct body for a Porsche 550-001, conducted by Joe Cavaglieri. During the three-day symposium, Collier and the faculty, of which I was honored to be a member, discussed collecting from a comprehensive variety of perspectives. Participants were encouraged to develop a profile of their own style of collecting by creating a pictograph rating the importance of several criteria: nostalgia (what did you grow up around), aesthetics (physical beauty), technical mastery (is it difficult to drive, and do you enjoy that challenge), history (what significant events has the car been a part of), competition (racing history), and fellowship (does ownership of the car make you eligible for events that you could otherwise not attend). THE "BARN FIND" DAlfTONA COUPE A perfect example of the issues facing any potential restoration were offered by Cobra Daytona Coupe CSX2237, recently acquired by Dr. Fred Simeone. He graciously brought his car in essentially its as-found state, after having been stored for many years in a cheap lock-up in Southern California. of the car, from its badly weathered paint, to its unknown mechanicals, and grubby interior, was thoughtfully discussed. Among the other cars from the Collier Museum examined and evaluated were a Maserati Tipo 60, a Jaguar XKE coupe raced at Le Mans, a Cunningham C-5R, a Corvette Grand "Restore it only as necessary to make it safe and roadworthy" emerged as the group's consensus. 4oSIAL.. YON. 1741.1toc Wm. ftatiMaso 2 Each collector developed their own personal profile. With the discussion moderated by Robert Ash, a restorer of GT40s, Cobras and Corvettes, the essential questions were addressed: Preserve or restore the Daytona? Prepare it for the glamour of Pebble? The hard-charging competition of the Tour Auto? Or the relaxed cruising of the Colorado Grand? Each element Sport, an Alfa TZ-1, a D-type Jaguar, the Cunningham "Le Monstre," and a diminutive Fiat Abarth Berlina Corsa TCR. Compared to the fine arts, car collecting is a young endeavor. Yet, as cars are a form of industrial art that destroy themselves through use, questions concerning preservation and restoration occur early in their lives, compared to the plastic arts. Hence the importance of offering collectors of automobiles a set of tools to decide how we want to enjoy our wheeled objects while we are serving as their caretakers. I think we would all agree that we would much prefer the collectors of 100 years from now to corn, ment, "Those guys in 2004 really knew how to preserve a car," rather than, "Too bad they painted it red."—ED. Faculty members included Ash, David Burgess-Wise (automotive writer and historian), Joe Cavaglieri (restorer and Porsche specialist), Collier; Malcolm Collum (conservator of the Ford Museum), L. Scott George (curator for The Collier Collection), David Gooding (collector and auction company owner), Formula One champion Phil Hill and his wife Alma, Ray E. Nugent (conservator and archivist), Doug Nye (motor racing journalist and historian), Joseph Perkovich (attorney specializing in tax and estate issues), Brian Redman (retired racer; vintage racer; writer and promoter of vintage events), Fred Simeone, MD. (neurosurgeon and car collector), Kenneth Summers (librarian for CH Motorcars), and Nathan Young (designer). Of the 50 participants, 48 were SCMers. • WJed - 1938 Mercedes W154 "Silver Arrow," the newest addition to the Collier collection.  July 2004 Pebble Beach co-chair Glenn Mounger practicing for August. 27

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SCM Picks French Curves What: - French Curves: The Automobile As Sculpture," an exhibit of pre-war, coachbuilt French cars. Where: The Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA When: June 24, 2004,10 January 2005; I () a.m. —6 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday On display: A rotation of 45 examples of French coachbuilding, including a 1939 Bugatti 57-C with coad work by Van Vooren, a 1938 T150-C-SS Talbot-Lago designed by Figoni & Falaschi, a 1938 Delahaye 165 VI2 by Figoni & Falaschi, a 1939 T150-C-SS Talbot-Lago designed by Georges Poulin and built by Carrosserie Pourtout, a 1938 Delage D8-120 bodied and styled by de Villars, a 1938 Deluge D8 Aerosport built by Letourneur & Marchand, and a 1937 Delahaye Type 135 by Figoni & Falaschi, among others. Cost: $10 Adults; $5 for seniors and students; $3 for children Information: www.petersen.org ; 323.930.CARS T1 Ar 1937 7'0117(4-Lugo TISK' SS 414— .0■7111111111116 01) /939 Bugaili Type 57 S :Wholly' 28  Sports Car Market

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LOS ANGELES at the PETERSEN AUIOMOTIVE MUSEUM PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM'S 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY GALA Thursday, June 24, 2004 Special Appearance by JAY LENO French Curves: The Automobile as Sculpture Preview Gala Hotline 323.964.6366 - 1929 FORD HI-BOY ROADSTER HOTROD 350cid V8 with an automatic transmission. Stunning recreation done to 100 point show car specifications. VIN# 710904 NO RESERVE JUNE 26-27, 04 6060 WILSHIRE BLVD • LOS ANGELES, CA 90036 V1N# 014091129 #180 - 1966 FORD 6140 MkV COUPE 493cid SVO aluminum "side oiler" V8 with a 6-speed transmission. Featured in 'Car and Driver' and 'Road & Track' magazines. NO RESERVE  . , -1 _ VIN# 800282160020433 #167 - 1968 SHELBY GT500 KR FASTBACK 428cid/335hp Cobra Jet V8 with an automatic trans. Has been in the same family since new, numbers match. VIN# 308675113531 #139 - 1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 327 CONVERTIBLE 327cid V8 with a 4-speed transmission. Completely restored and numbers match. VIN8 1943775102644 #179 - 1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE COUPE 427cid/435hp V8 with a 4-speed trans. 35,917 original miles with documentation. NCRS Top Flight rating. VIN4 WP27067301541 #176 - 1966 DODGE CORONET 500 HEMI CONVERTIBLE 426cid/ 425hp HEMI V8 with an automatic trans. Fresh restoration and with matching numbers. consign now • barrett-jackson.com • register to bid LIMITED TO 200 OUTSTANDING EXAMPLES SPONSORS: 3020 North Scottsdale Road • Scottsdale, Arizona 85251 phone 480.421.6694 fax 480.421.6697 PUTNAM BARRETT-JACKSON AUCTION COMPANY ,144.,  *of AUCTION CONSIGNEE: STEVE DAVIS, VALLEY OAK AUTO, CDL # 19395 Leasing the Legends VIN# DUA.12157 #183 - 1957 DUAL GHIA CONVERTIBLE 325cid/260hp HEMI V8 with an automatic transmission. One of only 99 Dual Ohio's produced in 1957. No expense spared restoration VIN# 1964356C #178 - 1964 PORSCHE 356 C CARRERA 2 COUPE 120cid/145hp dual-overhead-cam 4cyl. engine with 4-speed transmission, factory power sunroof, disc brakes and leather interior. V1N# 12319012003809 #184 - 1979 MERCEDES-BENZ 300TD STATION WAGON 5-cyl. diesel with on auto. Documented John Lennon's last automobile and the first diesel wagon delivered in North America.

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Ferrari Profile 1983 400i Spyder Conversion A chopped top is about the best thing that can happen to a 400i, the mostly unloved "family Ferrari" DATA Years produced: 1980-1984 Number produced: approx. 1,308 Original list price: approx. $45,000 (not federalized) SCM Price Guide: $18,000-$22,500 Tune up/major service: $3,400-$4,200 Distributor cap: $375 (2 required) Chassis #: on top of steering column Engine #: in middle of they, closer to the back than front Club: Ferrari Club of America, P.O. Box 720597, Atlanta, GA 30358 Chassis number: ZFFEB06B000044249 A coupe. In the 1970s, manufacturers faced a waning demand for ragtops, so many just stopped building them. Air conditioning and sunroofs had become popular options, and carmakers the world over were sure that ominous US. regulations for roll-over standards were right around the corner But there was still a demand for open cars. Enter the "conversion," where coupes and hardtops (or in rare cases, four-doors) were turned into convertibles by afiermarket shops. Some did a decent job of engineering these cut coupes, and the resultant cars had well-thought-out top mechanisms and steel substructures that made up for the rigidity lost to the Sawzall. Others built "convertibles" so structurally compromised that their cowl shake would give the San Andreas Fault a run for its money. I remember seeing a mid-1970s Lincoln four-door convertible, made from a sedan, with rear windows that missed the raised top by more than half an inch. In the Ferrari world, both the 365 GTB/4 Daytona, and to a lesser extent the 275 GTB, have been cut to replicate the look of the Daytona Spyder and the 275 GTB NART Spyder, respectively. Although sales statistics are hard to find on the few cut 275 GTBs, the Daytona conversions are easier to track, with about 100 or so in existence. While these "Spyders " do bring a small bump in price over the coupes (say, $135,000 for the conversion, against $125,000 for a stocker—both of which pale in comparison to the $350,000 a factory Spyder can bring), like it or not, they still carry a stigma among collectors of being the bastard child s described by the seller on eBay Motors: Here is your chance to buy a 12-cylinder Ferrari convertible. This is the best looking and performing 400i convertible in the world, a traffic stopper. I just drove the car about 100 miles and people gave me the thumbs up everywhere. The car is finished in red over parchment leather, with beige soft top in new condition. The engine is very quiet and strong and the transmission shifts very smoothly. This car is outstanding. The mileage is true and sworn to at 11,200 and it really shows. Enjoy spring and summer with a car that nobody else has. The SCM analysis: After 37 bids, this car sold on eBay Motors for $38,950, April 14, 2004. Anxious patient. Jumbo shrimp. Alone together. Resident alien. Legally drunk. Found missing. Dodge Ram. These are oxymorons, words that contradict themselves when strung together Here's another: cut that no one wants to admit being the father of Like the asterisk that used to sit next to Roger Mans 'home run record, a cut car will always be a "Yes, but..." vehicle. The car pictured here is a much different story. Understand, no 400i was ever sold new in the US., making all of them grey market cars. These 'family Ferraris" usually come complete with a real back seat with room for four; and most tend to be automatics. To continue with the baseball analogy, we're talking strike one and strike two here, as four-passenger and automatic Ferraris will never lead any appreciation scale. While you might think that the additional stigma associated with being a cut coupe would be strike three for our subject car, you 'd be wrong. The bottom line here is that in its original form, the 400i is no Daytona or 275 GTB, just a mostly unloved model that tends to sell in the mid twenties to the Web site: vnyw.ferrariclubofamerica.com Alternatives: 1985-1989 Ferrari 412, 19831984 Bitter SC, 1969-1974 Maserati Indy, 1968-1978 Lamborghini Espada SCM Investment Grade: D COMPS 1983 Ferrari 400i spyder conversion Lot #452, S/N 43385 Condition: 2The Auction ; Las Vegas, NV; 4/14/2000 Sold at $51,450 SChf ID# 5638 1981 Ferrari 4001 Condition: 3 Lot #143, S/N 35097 Barrett-Jackson ; Los Angeles, CA; 6/21/2003 Sold at $21,600 SCM ID# 31460 low thirties. This makes a chopped top—if it's executed well—about the best thing that can happen to a 400i. This particular car was modified by coachbuilder R. Straman Company of Costa Mesa, CA, and carries both sill plates and identinring plaques declaring it as such. Straman was so well known for his work in cutting Ferraris that most convertible conversions are declared by sellers as being his work—whether they are or not. In fact, the term "Straman conversion" has almost become generic, like "Kleenex." A plethora of supposed "low-mileage" 400is (this car included) are for sale at any given time. Beware of these claims, as most of these cars were delivered new with original speedometers in kilometers, meaning that almost every 400i received a new speedometer and odometer when it went through federalization modifications for entry into the US.

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So make sure you count the clock as starting when the car was first registered here, and take any odometer reading with a healthy grain of salt: If it reads in miles, it's probably not accurate. This nicely presented car was listed and sold on eBay not once, but twice. In the first auction it went for a reported $49,950 with 23 bids. A bit of investigation, however, revealed that the high bidder was a victim of online identity theft, resulting in the purchase of both this Ferrari and a Cadillac Escalade by someone using his handle. After the seller re-listed the car, however, it sold for just a Ulysses S. Grant note under $39k. An email to the seller confirmed that this time around the sale was good. Exceptional 400i coupes can bring well into the thirties, making this spyder conversion a most reasonable buy. Unlike a working vacation, clearly misunderstood, or an exact estimate, a 12-cylinder Ferrari convertible that sells for less than $40,000 makes a hell of a lot of sense.— Dave Kinney (Historical and descriptive information courtesy of the auction company)* America's Oldest Ferrari Dealership

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Sheehan Speaks Ferrari: The Factory GT Racers Remarkably, factory-built competition Daytonas were raced successfully from 1972 through 1979 S chumie and the Formula One guys might get all the attention, but in fact Ferrari has been involved in GT racing for decades. From Group 4 Daytonas to the new 575 GTCs, Maranello has helped develop "modificatos" that have competed with varying degrees of success in production-car based classes. The latest effort is Barron Connor racing (www.barronconnor-racing.com), co-owned by collector, racer and long-time SCM supporter Chip Connor. The team is campaigning a Ferrari 575 GTC against Corvettes, Saleen S7s and Vipers in the FIA GTS series, and at its debut at Sebring in March, achieved a second in class. Hence, this seemed like an appropriate time to present a quick overview of Ferrari factory involvement in GT racing, from the '70s to the present. 1971-1973: FACTORY-BACKED DAYTONAS In all, fifteen lightweight 365 GTB/4Cs were built, with full factory support for competition. Five Series I Daytona comp cars were built for the 1971 season, employing alloy bodies, fiberglass hoods, and Plexiglas windows to shed some 800 pounds, bringing the car's curb weight down to 2,700. The output of the 4.4-liter V12 was bumped by 30 hp to 380. By the time the Daytona was granted homologation into Group 4 in January 1972, a second batch of five more "serious" GTB/4Cs were underway. The Series H cars had more radical engines making 402 hp, but the rules now required steel bodywork, bringing the weight up to 3,300 pounds. The last five Series III cars were built and delivered individually during the 1973 season, with 450-hp engines and improved brakes. The Michelotto 308s were successful in various European events, including S/N 26713 scoring a victory at the Tour de France in 1981 and S/N 19051 finishing first in the 1981 Targa Florio. Cost new was $50,000 to $60,000, while a car with significant race history will bring as much as $250,000 today. 1979-1982: THE SILHOUETTE BOXERS Ferrari 575 GTC. Ferrari built 25 "silhouette" 512 BB/LMs using Pininfarinadesigned and wind tunnel-tested bodywork that allowed a top speed of nearly 200 mph. But the cars were simply outmatched by the Porsche 9351(s, which led to disappointing results at Le Mans in 1979. The cars continued to be improved, but so did the Porsches—the highest finish for a BB/LM at Le Mans was S/N 31589 in 1981, with a first in class and fifth overall. The swan song came in 1983, when the IMSA Class was eliminated at the Sarthe classic. Priced new at $80,000, today they bring about $400,000, while a car with a Le Mans history can easily top $500,000. 1989-1996: A HALF-HEARTED F40 In general, they had great success on the track, taking the top five class positions at the 1972 running of Le Mans, and placing fifth through ninth overall. At Daytona in 1973, 365 GTB/4C S/N 14141 finished first in class and S/N 14889 finished second. At Le Mans that year, S/N 16363 finished first in class, and S/N 15667 took third. Remarkably, the cars continued to be raced competitively up to 1979, with 365 GTB/4C S/N 16407 finishing second overall at the 1979 24 Hours of Daytona. Priced at $50,000 when new, against $20,000-$25,000 for a production model, today competition Daytonas sell for $1.25m to $1.5m. 1978-1985: THE MICHELOTTO 308 Most historians show 23 Michelotto-prepped 308s built. It was a quasi-factory backed effort, with Ferrari's competition department homologating the 308 GTB in January 1976 with multiple competition-spec components, including a specially prepared engine and a short-shift gearbox with changeable ratios. The factory had also flared the front and rear fenders for larger wheels, all in keeping with the FIA's then-current Group 4 regulations. Starting with a standard chassis, often previously used, Michelotto fitted a roll cage and a thin fiberglass body, bringing weight down to just 2,300 pounds, nearly 700 pounds lighter than a production 308 GTB. With a Kugelfischer fuel-injection system and high-compression pistons, maximum power was 315 hp, giving these 308s blistering acceleration. At the order of Ferrari's French importer, Michelotto built a racing version of the F40, the LM, in 1989. Though factory-sanctioned, these cars were at best a half-hearted attempt to placate a few privateers, and just 19 were built. Engine modifications allowed turbo boost to be increased from 1.1 to 2.1 bar, bumping output to 720 hp. A GTC version built for the FIA GT series carried larger air restrictors, and made 760 hp. F40 LM S/N 79890 was raced on the 1989 IMSA campaign and was joined by a sister car, S/N 79891, for 1990. Competing in six of the 10 races that season, the F40s chalked up four podium finishes. In 1993 a limited run of seven F40 GTs was built for the Italian GT Championship, which had been opened to supercars like the F40 and the Jaguar XX. 220. The GTs were less radical than the LMs, and Marco Brand won the 1993 Italian Championship with a privately supported car, S/N 80742. About a dozen F40s privately campaigned the BPR series in Europe and the Japan Touring Car Championship beginning in 1994, often winning pole and achieving fastest lap at races from Suzuka to Le Mans, with victories at Fuji and Vallelunga in 1994 and at Anderstorp in 1995 and again in 1996. But with little development, the LMs were not reliable enough to win a major endurance race like Le Mans or Daytona. The cars were relegated to racing obscurity when Porsche introduced the GT1 at Le Mans in 1996. The F40 could have been more successful if it had the type of support provided by Porsche or other manufacturers that were more seriously committed to racing. Priced new at $650,000 to $700,000, an F40 LM will sell for $400,000 to $450,000 today. 2001-2004: THE FACTORY 360 CHALLENGE As opposed to outsourcing them, the factory began in-house building of GT race cars with the 360 Challenge, used in Ferrari's worldwide series Wouter Melissen, Ultimatecarpage. com

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for privateers. These cars were soon followed by the 360 N-GT, which was Michelotto-built to campaign in the FIA GT series and the American Grand-Am series against the then-dominant Porsche GT3R. A winner out of the box, the French JMB team won the 2001 FIA GT Championship in an N-GT, driven by Christian Pescatori. In 2002, Ferrari of Washington's 360, S/N 2008, dominated the 2002 American Grand-Am Championship with five victories and a total of eight podium finishes. The same year, Veloqx Motorsport won the British GT series running three different factory-built 360 GTs. Ferrari of Washington repeated its Grand-Am Championship in 2003, while the JMB team took second place in the 2003 FIA N-GT Championship race, encouraging Ferrari to build an updated 360 GTC for 2004. When introduced in 2001 the Michelotto-built 360 N-GT was priced at $275,000 (if you supplied your 360 Challenge car as a basis for the build), and the factory 360 GT cost $410,000. The 360 GTC, the current factory offering, is priced at about $480,000, depending on exchange rate. 2001-2004: PRIVATEERS PUSH FOR A FACTORY 550 A 550 GT racing program was initiated in 2000 by Stephane Ratel, founder of the BPR series, with four cars built by Italtecnica. However, they suffered many engine problems and were unsuccessful. The following year, Frenchman Frederic Dor enlisted Prodrive to build two new 550s, one car for the American ALMS series and one for the European FIA-GT Championship. Prodrive's 550 GT racer starts by using the original central steel monocoque, but with all new suspension arms, Koni shocks, massive AP racing brakes, and wider wheels. The V12 engine is based on the original aluminum block and cylinder heads, but increased from 5,474 cc to 5,850 cc. Output is over 600 hp, fed through an X-Trac sequential six-speed, rear-mounted gearbox. The road car's 3,725-pound weight is pared down to just 2,425 pounds, through extensive use of carbon composite in the body. The Prodrive cars were successful from the start and won at the Al Ring in Austria and at Jarama in Spain. Dor immediately ordered four more cars for the 2002 season, winning at Laguna Seca in the ALMS series and at Jarama, Anderstorp, Oschersleben, and Estoril in the FIAGT series. In 2003 the Prodrive 550s run by BMS Scuderia Italia dominated the FIA-GT Championship, winning seven of eight races, including a class victory at Le Mans for the Veloqx Prodrive 550, S/N 108462. Veloqx also won four ALMS races, finishing a mere point behind the Corvettes in the constructors' championship. In response to the success of the Prodrive 550, Ferrari's Corse Clienti department, in cooperation with Fiat's N-Technology group, debuted the Ferrari 575 GTC at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2003. The 575 GTC is built around an all-new, aluminum-block, 65-degree V12 of 5,997 cc, fitted with advanced cam timing, Marelli MR5 engine management and a 12.9:1 compression ratio. Even with the FIA's mandatory 31.8-mm air restrictors, output is 605 hp. A JMB-entered 575 GTC won the penultimate round on the 2003 FIA GT series calendar at Estoril in Portugal, and has had continuing success in the 2004 season. Initially priced at about $600,000, used Prodrive-built cars are now selling for around $720,000. The new, ex-factory price for the 575 GTC is $833,000. And of course that just gets you the car, and doesn't count spares, maintenance, crews, transportation, testing and all the myriad things that go into fielding a competitive car. But in the end, it is this continuing commitment to competition that sets Ferrari apart from all other supercars. Along among manufacturers, year in and year out, it continues to show up to be counted when the green flag drops. 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English Car Profile 1967 Aston Martin DB6 MK I Volante This car was bought over the phone, bringing to mind a favorite jest of one of my good friends: "Put the phone near the car so I can have a good look at it" DATA Years produced: 1966-1969 Number produced: 140 Original list price: $13,995 SCM Price Guide: $90,000-5135,000 Tune-up/major service: $1,200-$2,400 Distributor cap: $55 Chassis #: plate located in engine compartment, right hand side near firewall; stamped in chassis, left hand lower side near the bottom of the suspension wishbone Engine #: on chassis plate and top of the block, left hand side-front, usually marked with red paint Club: Aston Martin Owners Club, Attn: Susan Lackey, c/o Freeman & Co., 1301 Avenue of the Americas, 30th Floor, New York, NY 10019 Web site: www.amoc-na.org Alternatives: 1966-1968 Ferrari 330 GTS, 1961-1971 Jaguar E-type, 1964-1969 Maserati Mistral Spider, 1968-1971 Mercedes-Benz 280S1 convertible SCM Investment Grade: B Chassis number: DBVC/3608/LGA Engine number: 400/3043 he new Aston Martin DB6 was introduced at the 1965 London Motor Show as a distinctively restyled development of the successful DB4 and DB5 model ranges. The flat transom Kammtail topped by an integral spoiler attracted much comment, and although the new bodyshell was only 17 pounds heavier than its predecessor, the DB6 gives the impression of being a far more substantial, deep-chested motor car. It certainly succeeded in offering increased leg and head room in both the front and rear seats. Quarter lights, last seen on Aston Martin in the DB2/4s, reappeared on the DB6. The DB6s were powered by the successful twin-cam, 4-liter, six-cylinder engine, already proven in the racing DBR2s and production DB5 series, while Selectaride damper control was now standard equipment. As further departures from tradition, a Power-Lok limited-slip differential, chrome plated or painted wheels, whitewall tires and two- or threeeared hub nuts all became options within the standard price of £4,998 ($13,995). T The Volante, Aston's term for its convertible models, was also introduced at the 1965 London Motor Show, the first batch of 37 cars being built on the last of the DB5 chassis frames with an 8-foot, 2-inch wheelbase. The grown up DB6 MKI Volante then made its debut at the 1966 London Motor Show, its specification matching that of the DB6 saloon save for the power-operated hood and an all-up weight of 3,223 pounds, slightly less than that of the saloon. A total of 140 were made. This particular Aston Martin DB6 was delivered to New York in April 1967, via agent Chinetti. Originally fitted with an automatic transmission, it was updated early in its life (maybe even at the factory) with the correct type ZF five-speed manual gearbox. The car spent most of its life in the United States, until it was sold to Switzerland in 1989 for $225,000. The current owner purchased the car in 1997. Painted in the highly attractive original color of olive green, this Aston Martin still retains its original tan leather interior. The carpets in the passenger compartment and the boot have recently been renewed with Wilton wool carpets. The original tan Everflex power top is still fitted and although in good order is now starting to show some signs of wear. The car has power steering, power windows and chrome wire wheels. New tires have recently been fitted. 103,090 miles shows on the odometer and this is believed to be genuine mileage from new. Offered in good running condition, this rare car warrants close inspection. The SCM analysis: This car sold for $192,088 at Christie 's Paris Auction, held Feb. 14, 2004. Sometimes there is a special ether in the air at auctions and it causes the prices made by certain cars to baffle COMPS 1967 Aston Martin DB6 Volante Lot #48, S/N DB6 LB VC/3718/R Condition: 2- RM; Amelia Island, FL; 3/8/2003 Sold at $126,500 SCM ID# 30587 1966 Aston Martin DB6 Valente Lot #332A, S/N DBVC/2318/R Condition: 3+ Bonhoms; Fontvielle, France; 5/18/2002 Sold at $123,503 SCM ID# 28380 and perplex those of us in the trade. If you have come in a little late, let me explain. Our subject is the aforementioned Aston Martin DB6 Volante, a thoroughly uninspiring example. In Paris the ether was so strong that this car was bought over the phone, bringing to mind a favorite jest of one of my good friends: "Put the phone near the car so I can have a good look at it." The stage was set with the almighty auction catalog. I'm convinced that printing a photograph of any quasi-rare vintage car in an auction

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catalog immediately gives it more provenance and validation to some buyers than if that same car were sitting in the showroom of the world's greatest expert on that particular marque. Simply put, there are people out there who buy only from the pages of auction catalogs because their perception of the purpose of the catalog is acutely askew. A catalog does not serve as the map to the Holy Grail; it doesn 't prove that "this car is arguably the best one on the planet," and it certainly should not be interpreted as the definitive barometer of the marketplace. The astute buyer will use any auction catalog as one of many tools to infOrm and educate about the specifics of each a lot on offer—end of = story. In this case, the Aston's mechanical condition, service history and restoration record are not mentioned in the catalog. We do know it started out as an automatic, and large, without inspection, based on a half-page of seller 's verbiage (whether from an auction company, dealer or a private party's "really neat Web site') on anything, if all your stars are aligned you may get a terrific deal. However you should also be aware that the odds are stacked against you. I'd venture a guess that when this car sold there were three or four Volantes in stock at specialist dealers, all probably for sale for quite some time, most likely in better shape, that would have cost less money on that day in February. DB6 prices are on an upward trend, carried along by the popularity of DB4s and DB5s. has a heap of miles showing on the odo, but that about it. What the catalog failed to mention, and that I learned from those who know this car quite well, was that the head gasket leaked and the car was improperly Vantage badged, as it was not one of the 29 built with that 325-hp, triple-Weber option. Though structurally sound, the car was entirely worn out mechanically and cosmetically. I'd call it tired at best, a car that will need a restoration of some magnitude to be safely enjoyed now. Of course, one man's "good running condition" is another's man sorry old goat. We've said this many times before: If you choose to plop down 200 But the ether has far-reaching effects, and those dealers have undoubtedly raised their prices based on this sale. As DB4s and DB5s have been railing up in price for some time, the DB6 seems likely to be carried with them. And over time, the buyer here, assuming he doesn't have to do a $50,000 suspension and mechanical refurbishment in the near future, will probably be fine. But on this particular day, if you had asked me how I would have valued this particular car, I would have pegged it in the $ 120,000-$140,000 range.—Steve Serio (Historical and descriptive information courtesy of the auction company)• Antique Automobile Insurance Agency J.C. Taylor 1-888-ANTIQUE (1-888-268-4783) www.jctaylor.corn

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I  •  • a Lord Ridley 6C/8C Bitsa or Beauty? Circumstances have conspired to put you in a position to build a really neat 6C/8C hot rod in good conscience, as the high road of preservation just doesn't make sense here Alla Romeo 8C. We turned to preservation expert Miles Collier for his response. First, the query: Dear SCM: I have found myself in an interesting situation, and am hoping for some input as to what to do. Through a variety of circumstances, I have become the owner of the Lord Ridley Alfa Romeo 6C/8C. This car was originally a 6C-1750 Gran Turismo (chassis #101014852), bodied as a Castagna drophead. In the 1950s, it was given the eightcylinder engine and gearbox from 8C #2211136, as the original body was quite heavy and the blown sixcylinder 1750 motor was felt to be inadequate. The car was run in this configuration for many years, until re-bodied by Dick Brockman in the W early 1980s as a long-chassis Le Mans car modeled after #2311204. Unfortunately, the original body was discarded at about that time. The Ridley Special was then purchased at a Christie's auction in 1998 for $764,775. It was still complete with virtually all of the Monza drivetrain from 8C #2211136, which was then reunited with its original chassis by David George of Cochranville, PA. The remaining parts were then reassembled with another 8C engine and drivetrain, with none of the numbers matching. It is in this condition that it currently sits. The body is of average quality and somewhat poorly proportioned compared to an original Touring-bodied Le Mans car. It has little inherent value, since it was not in this form when it was commonly known as the Lord Ridley car. The chassis, however, is perfect. The engine is a magnesium-block 8C engine with the engine bearers cut off, likely from #2211116 or #2211117 based on parts numbers, but further research is underway to try to pinpoint this engine number. The steering box is incorrect, as it needed to be mounted to the frame since the bearers are missing. The front axle is from the 6C chassis. In addition, I have an 8C gearbox and rear end, as well as a third-series 1750 engine and gearbox and a fourth-series block and blower. So, the big question is what to do with the car? To restore or improve it in its current form would result in a well-built, non-original, and quite ugly car. I understand that this car will never be a proper numbersmatching Alfa 8C, but it could be built as a recreation of a wonderful car. While it will be always be a re-bodied and re-powered 6C-based special, it could still be quite spectacular. It will have an original, numbered Alfa 6C chassis and most of an original 8C drivetrain and virtually the entire car will be constructed with proper Alfa bits. cars, with plans that would include vintage racing within the VSCCA, as well as tour events. As an aside, I have noticed that most of these Alfa 8C projects end up as short-chassis replicas in either Touring-bodied or My intent is to recreate and enjoy one of the world's great pre-war e recently received this letter, asking for advice about the restoration of a highly-modified Monza spec. I suspect that this is with future race involvement in mind, and also because Monzas have the most market value. (Perhaps people are hoping their values will ruboff on their replicas.) I have no intention of trying to pass this car off as a real car, although I suspect that other cars are floating around with even less provenance. Because of the value of the parts we have and the labor involved in completing this car, it is still going to be a very expensive automobile when completed. I consider myself to be quite fortunate to be in the position to do this project, but also recognize that I am never likely to purchase and race an original 8C. I do appreciate your time in reviewing this letter and welcome your input in trying to put these parts to their best use.—Bruce J. Rudin, M.D., via e-mail Miles Collier responds: To begin, let's take an inventory: You have an unmessed-about Alfa 6C 1750 long-wheelbase chassis, a full suite of 8C powerplant and drivetrain bits, and no body. (Or if you wish, a lessthan-accurate '80s pastiche of a Touring-built Le Mans body.) This gives you plenty of options as you proceed. Most restorations of important, high-value cars like an 8C Alfa hinge with profound solemnity on a get-it-right-at-all-costs approach to historic accuracy and the struggle to save every precious bit of historic fabric. While fascinating and intense, such projects generally do not offer the kind of creative fun that your 6C/8C presents. As a first step in any restoration, I'd always want to consider the welfare of the car as an historic object, and consider what is right for the car and its place in automotive history. I recognize that this approach tends to fly in the face of much practice in the old car world, grounded as it is in its origins as a hobby. Unfortunately, hobbies tend to be about the hobbyist and his wants and desires, and as we know all too well, cars frequently pay for an owner's ego-driven restoration or modification program by having their authentic, historic lives erased and left to die

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on the floor of the restoration shop. I would hope that we now recognize that rare and special cars are deserving of a more thoughtful approach. That said, does that mean you should try to return your chassis to its original incarnation as a 6C-I 750 road car with its Castagna body? Despite the sermon above, I'd say no. My rationale is simple: For a collectible historic road car to be of the ,first quality, matching numbers are a crucial issue. As you probably won 't be able to locate the original engine, gearbox and rear axle, you're left with only a type-correct drivetrain without the correct serial numbers. While this is not the end of the world, it also a sacrifice not worth making when there are better and more usable options to explore. ORIGINAL COACHWORK ISN'T THE ISSUE Freed from the tyranny of matching numbers, you can probably also forget about the heavy, original Castagna coachwork, a less aesthetically pleasing wardrobe for such a potentially handsome car. (Though for daily use in-period it was much more practical than the sexy Touring or Zagato competition bodies that are so desirable today.) Unless the body was somehow kept or discarded in Arizona, the chance of it surviving in any usable form after 20 years of likely neglect and deterioration is mighty slim. Even if you like the styling and could obtain the body, I'm pretty sure once all the checks cleared you'd be upside down in a wholly unexceptional, non-numbers matching, street-bodied 6C-1750. Since you do have all the 8C bits in hand, and a 6C chassis with 8C power makes a great and indistinguishable driving experience from a legitimate 8C, I think this is the way to go. I know of one such example that is driven with great competence and enjoyment at all the major U.S. tours, including the bi-annual Alfa 8C events, where its owner is having as much fun as anyone else. Of course, the most important reason to take this route goes back to my initial point concerning the intrinsic integrity of the pieces you have to work with: You can do this swapping without major violence to any of the components, as the chassis has already been adapted by Lord Ridley when he installed the 8C engine. In other words, all this hot rodding is essentially benign to the parts, as it is now a bolt-in proposition. (And if for some reason the fit comes over you, you can decide to go back to 6C-I 750 specification.) The bottom line is that circumstances have conspired to put you in a position to build a really neat 6C/8C hot rod in good conscience, as the high road of preservation just doesn't make sense here. Therefore, unless you're desperate to recreate the "Lord Ridley" configuration (which without the Monza parts is a highly dubious undertaking at best), I would suggest you rebuild your car in the same vein as Mr Brockman tried to, only I'd urge you to get the Le Mans coachwork fabrication dead-nuts correct. YOU'VE GOT THE RIGHT CHASSIS Why a Le Mans racer? Well, unless you 're a gifted stylist, you won't possibly be able to come up with anything better looking on that long wheelbase you 're stuck with. On this note, let me ascend to the pulpit again: Cutting up a proper chassis to turn it into a bastardized corto is simply vandalism. Any argument that this practice was followed back in the period is pure sophistry as that was then and this is now, and pre-war Alfas are no longer 'just another used car" as they might have been considered then. Shortening a chassis is, for all intents and purposes, irreversible, and not only destroys an authentic original chassis, but makes nonsense of your serial number To my mind, the practice is indefensible. You have a no-questions-asked, absolutely genuine 1750 lungo chassis, that if kept un-modified, offers the prospect of some legitimacy to whatever to do next. While you will never have more than a modern hot rod built with period Alfa bits, you will have a car made of genuine, intact parts. Remember that the 8C lungo Le Mans race cars were, like the Mille Miglia examples, competition cars from the ground up. Aside from a slight hint of wiener dog about them, they are just as spectacular and not significantly slower Properly bodied, your car would have the virtue of preserving its chassis and avoiding the déjà vu, "boy-racer" Monza-look-alike syndrome that every 8C-2300 "bitsa" aspires to. The recreation of an 8C-2300 long-wheelbase Le Mans competition car with all the neat Le Mans trinkets is a pretty arresting sight. Better yet, this configuration will also allow you to pack your own luggage on all those tours like the California Mille that you're going to want to go on. Various Alfa specialists can help you tune the motor with some minor but judicious modern tweaks to the blower and the Memmini carburetor which will give you some really good poke. I'll make sure I watch my mirrors and let you by when you come hauling up behind my 8C-2300 Corto on the next Alfa 8C tour—MC. files CoIIie 1934 Alfa Romeo 8C Mille Miglia. (Collier is the owner of the Collier Automotive Museum in Naples, FL, and is regarded as one of the leading authorities on the art of preserving automobiles)•

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WITMERITM111,717111 1950 Abarth 205A Abarth was a master of self-promotion, he knew how to hire talented young people whose work he would later appropriate, and he knew how to make a quick buck DATA Years produced: 1948-1950 Number produced: 4,5, or however many your local expert says Original price: $8,500 (or two cartons of Marlboros and a case of Johnny Walker Black Label) 5CM Valuation: $15,000-590,000 Tune-up/major service: S400 Distributor cap: S50 Chassis #: in the middle of front crossmember Engine #: for Alfa, on stamping on side of the block below curbs V V _  't 111  4 V Club: Abarth Register, 54 School Street, Suite 102, Westbury, NY 11590-4469 Alternatives: 1947-1954 Cisitalia 202 coupe, 1952-1955 Siata 208, 19611962 Alfa Romeo SZ-2 Coda Tronca SCM Investment Grade: C Chassis number: 205-102 Engine number: ARI 31507689 B om in Austria in 1908, Karl Abarth was a European motorcycle champion in the 1930s who fled to Italy during World War II. His firm, Abarth & C., was formed from the remnants of the famed Italian constructor Cisitalia in April of 1949, its first cars being adapted from Cisitalia 202 coupes. The 205 was much more than a reworked Cisitalia, however, with a specific chassis and more developed engine. Due to better aerodynamics, the new car now reached a top speed of 180 km per hour. Giovanni Michelotti of Vignale designed the coachwork. At $9,500—the price of a new Ferrari—the 205 was able to boast a near perfect combination of breathtaking looks, individuality and competition heritage. It was designed with the serious and skilled driver in mind, rather than the ordinary man in the street. Chassis 205-102, pictured here, was imported straight from Italy where it was said to have been first campaigned by the factory, and then a subsequent owner, before being acquired in September 1964 by the well-known Austrian enthusiast and privateer racer, Helmut Fischer. The car was henceforth dubbed the "Fischer Green Star." This example was a formidable street-legal racer, with which Fischer managed to win 14 national championships in his category, and achieve over 130 victories in all. Somewhere in its career, the original Fiat engine was replaced with a 1300-cc Alfa engine and five-speed gearbox, which are still in the car. Today the car's condition is commensurate with the high standards of its meticulous mechanical preparation, as it still has the basis of the original all-aluminum body, with a modified grille and covered headlights, and retains its superb Borrani wire wheels. The Fischer Green Star would be a fantastic addition to any collection, whether for use in historic racing or as a possible international concours contender. The SCM analysis: This car sold for $105,750 at Christie 's Paris Auction, held on Feb. 14, 2004. In Europe after World War II, you were lucky to be able to buy a brand 40  new car; and even then, it would come without tires. Rubber was still in short supply, as was fire!. Perhaps because of this, there was a thirst for sporting automobiles and racing, the perfect thrill to make you forget about the justended war The first new company to quench this thirst was Cisitalia (Compania Industriale Sportiva Italia), formed by Piero Dusio, a successful businessman, a good race car driver, and an all-around nifty car freak From the start, the company attracted great designers and engineers like Fiat's Dante Giacosa and Giovanni Savonuzzi, who would go on to work for both Ghia and Chrysler Piero Tarutfi was the test driver and the immortal Tazio Nuvolari raced his final race in a Cisitalia. 1952 Cisitalia Nuvolari Lot #253, S/N SC 01 Condition: 3+ Bonhams; Monte Carlo; 5/26/2003 Sold at S93,810 SCM ID# 31207 1955 Cisitalia north Baena Lot #419,5/N 5 Condition: 3- RM; Monterey, CA; 8/18/2000 Sold at $66,000 SR ID# 10268 The company's first-born was the D46 single-seater, with removable cycle wings built by Motto. It featured an innovative chrome-moly space frame and was powered by a modified Fiat 1100 engine. (Indeed, Cisitalia was the only firm to be given a blank Fiat block). After its debut in 1946, the D46 won everything in sight, smoking the best in Italy. A two-seat version was made for 1947, the beautiful 202. One of these in barchetta guise almost won the Mille Miglia that year still with the 60-hp Fiat engine, but with Nuvolari driving. But Dusio wanted to build a proper Grand Prix car; so he entered into a tangled web of dealing to buy a four-wheel-drive race car design from Ferry Porsche, the money to be used by Ferry to spring his father Fer- Sports Car Market

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dinand from a French prison. Consumed with this project, Dusio had no time to run his own racing team, so "Carlo" Abarth, a Porsche associate, was appointed director of racing. An Austrian who had started his automotive career as the Bianchi motorcycle distributor in Zagreb, Yugoslavia, Abarth had three great talents: He was a master of self-promotion, he knew how to hire talented young people whose work he would later appropriate, and he surely knew how to make a quick buck. Bankrupted by the enormous costs of the Porsche Grand Prix car; Dusio fled to Argentina in 1949. Almost immediately, Abarth established his company, and produced the Abarth 204A. A lot has been written about improvements and development done by Abarth on the basic Cisitalia 202 design, but 1 seriously doubt much of it is true. More likely, one such car was built by modifring an existing 202, to be driven by Guido Scagliarini, a club driver whose family financed Abarth's new business. No, as I recall it, Abarth 204s were basically re-badged 202s, and the same is true of the 205, of which four are known to exist. In fact, the Cisitalia was not the only victim of the crafty Austrian's badgeritis—I vividly recall a magnificent Savonuzzi Alfa 1900 (one of two) that carried the Abarth badge, and the ultimate "badge special," the Ferrari 166 MM Abarth that raced at Monza in 1953 (probably the only 166 that was not converted to at least 212 specs by then). To look properly at the 'famous" Fischer Green Star, first, let's remember that in the 1960s, putting a more modern engine in an old car was very cool, and was done regularly. If a Giulietta engine and five-speed gearbox made the Green Star more desirable, or so the thought process likely went, then making a personal automotive statement by fitting various "modern" tidbits here and there would have made it doubly so. So Fischer fitted such gaudy accessories as 1960s-era Ford Corsair door handles, some new instruments, additional bicycle reflectors and God only knows what else. Sadly, by today's perspective, the result is one sadly butchered car with enough badges and decals to resemble a well-sponsored NASCAR Nextel Cup car Two huge mirrors (of Austrian Pep Boys derivation, no doubt) are bolted on top of the fenders, a homemade grille and flared-in covered headlights make the front clip useful for recycling only, and a wrong and very crude bumper show just what happens when you beat one of the prettiest car designs in history with the ugly stick. While the looks of this car as it crossed the auction block almost made me part with a dozen delicious oysters I had eaten for lunch earlier in the day, at least two bidders felt differently. I hope that the new owner will not attempt to restore the car to its former glory—that of a 202 Cisitalia with Abarth badge, or an Abarth 205A (whatever that might be). Keep it as it is, a historical record of one man's particular automotive taste, take care of the many little things that the car will surely need, and enjoy it.—Raymond Milo (Historical and descriptive information courtesy of the auction company)• THE QUAIL 2004 A MOTORSPORTS GATHERING FRIDAY, AUGUST 13 QUAIL LODGE  CARMEL, CA What better time than Concours week on the Monterey Peninsula for an intimate gathering of knowledgeable individuals who share their passion and enjoyment in a relaxed, elegant setting. The Quail will offer guests a tribute to the famous Italian race, the Mille Miglia. Enhancing this theme will be a fine selection of 125 preand post-war sports and racing cars, an extraordinary exhibit of vintage motorcycles, a display of automotive fine art photography, and an opportunity to enjoy live music and the region's fine wines and delectable cuisine. Admission includes all food and beverages, as well as entrance to the Bonhams & Butterfields auction. $150 for adults, complimentary for children under 12. The Quail 877.734.4628 (toll-free information & tickets) www.quaillodge.com July 2004  WELLS PAR1i0 IN VENTAf ENT'S ROLEX Bonhams BUTTERFIELDS BENTLEY AIG Private Client Group 41

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1976 Porsche 914 Hot Rod Should you choose to tread down this path with a 914 project, there are dedicated 914 hot rod admirers that will step up to buy your creation— at about 30 cents on the dollar DATA Years produced: 1970-1976 Number produced: approx. 114,000 Original list price: $3,490 SCM Price Guide: $11,000—S15,000 (stock) Tune-up/major service: $325 Distributor cap: $13 Chassis #: on horizontal bulkhead under front lid, forward of fuel tank Engine #: on right side of vertical support for fan shroud Club: Porsche Club of America, P.O. Box 5900, Springfield, VA 22150 Web site: www.pca.org Alternatives: Triumph Spitfire fitted with RX-7 rotary, Monster Miele with Ford 5.0-liter V8, 1997-2004 Porsche Booster SCM Investment Grade: B1972 Porsche 914 Lot #NR20, S/N 4722920051 Condition: 3- Chassis number: 4762902970 p orsche's all-out racing machines were always mid-engined, dating back to the 550 Spyder of the 1950s. After much racing success with this configuration, Porsche management decided in the late 1960s that its future high-performance road cars would also be mid-engined, due to the inherently better weight distribution. With this theory in mind, Porsche began development of the 914 with partners Volkswagen and Karmann. The plan was that each firm would share in the production of the Porsche-designed car, with VW lending a power unit, and Karmann assembling the car. Volkswagen held the rights to release a version powered by its flat-four in Europe; Porsche would sell this version as well as a Porsche-powered version (the 914/6) in the U.S. While the appearance of the 914 was completely new, the basic design elements were similar to its rear-engined cars. The MacPherson front struts were taken almost directly from the 911 and the rear suspension shared the 911 design theory as well. Disc brakes were used all around with dual master cylinders. The five-speed transmission was nearly identical to the 911. All 914 bodies had a lift-off "Targa" roof panel. On paper it was easy to see why the 914 made sense to Porsche, but the execution was lackluster and the cars were prone to problems. Many spirited drivers and racers have since taken the 914 and modified it for their specific needs. They have realized what Porsche could have achieved, had they invested more development time and money. 42  The 914 presented here is just such a creation, having been built on a 1976 914/4 chassis. Finished in black as all such sinister creations should be, the car is fitted with a 3.0-liter six-cylinder Porsche 911 engine with Weber downdraft carbs, 964 cams, 964 brakes, Turbo-look wheels from a 3.6liter, adjustable suspension dampening, Konig racing seats with five-point racing harnesses, Momo Corsa steering wheel, and a roll cage covered in RM, Boca Raton, FL ; 2/7/2003 Sold at $11130 SCM ID# 30814 1974 Porsche 914 Lot #92, S/N 4742916640 Condition: 3+ Barrett-Jackson; Scottsdale, AZ ; 1/17/2002 Sold at $18,360 SCM ID# 26950 red leather. The body is all steel including the flared fenders. This car is offered for a fraction of what it cost to build. With an estimated $100,000 spent, it is a truly impressive example. The SCM analysis: This modern Porsche hot rod sold for $33,000 at RM's Phoenix, AZ sale on January 23, 2004. The big question for value-minded Porsche watchers is whether this is a fair price. The answer is yes, but making sense of it takes some explaining. The general rule is that anything done to moclify a car from stock lowers its value. But there are exceptions to that rule—this car, and other 914s made into lavish hot rods, included. The SCM Price Guide lists values for stock #2 914s ranging from $5,000 for the cheapest 1.7-liter models up to a high of $15,000 for Sports Car Market

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914/6s. But don't think for a minute that buying a beater 914/4 and hotrodding it is any way to make a buck; these cars will almost always lose money for the owner doing the work. Note the claimed $100k spent on this one—even if that number was grossly exaggerated, the seller is still losing his shirt. There are, however small numbers of dedicated 914 hot rod admirers and should you choose to tread down this path with a 914 project, they will step up to buy your creation—at about 30 cents on the dollar, just what was paid for the car pictured here. This recipe is actually quite simple: Take a collection of the best bits from the last 40 years of 911 development and transplant them into a cheap 914 chassis to make a Franken-Porsche of the highest order First is the 3.0-liter aluminum alloy engine case from the 911 SC series (1978-1983). Although very different from the 2.0-liter magnesium alloy castings have the wide adjustability required to make these unmatched motor bits happily co-exist. And finally, steel flares allow the fat tires to fit under the bodywork and are the right way to go on a high-dollar car Fiberglass, although it is lighter and more desirable in a race car just isn't as valuable in a streetable hot rod—the same holds true whether it's a Porsche or a '32 Ford. All in all, this was a tidy package, sold at a big discount from what it cost to build. The seller who paid for this pricey conversion work may be disappointed that his 914 ownership experience cost him the price of a ban A stock 914 can form the basis JO,. a great hot rod: just don't expect to get your money back when it comes time to sell. used in any original 914/6, this big displacement case is the way to go. It is heavier, but has proven far more rugged when handling big horsepower engines. Cams from the 964 C2 (1990-1994) are a wonderful setup for a good balance between low-end torque and high-revving power in a big bore engine. These cams make power pretty much everywhere, and are an important upgrade beyond the rather soft cams required by the CIS fuel injection in the stock 9I1SC. Thus the Weber carbs (1966-1969) become an easy choice, as they brand new 911 C2 Coupe. At least the new owner can be sure to do much better; even having paid a full retail price. Though his 914 isn't going to appreciate for decades, he should have had enough fun driving it by then to consider his money well spent. Provided he takes care of this beast and is patient when it comes time to sell, he may even be able to recoup a significant share of his money—Jim Schrager (Historical and descriptive information courtesy of the auction company)• 1145 Park Avenue Emeryville, California USA 94608 Phone: (510) 653-7555 • Fax: (510) 653-9754 www.fantasyjunction.com /eveatmeata (.4 Occiat Uttered. t, clew& awe 4i..94 Amplaawee avul 1966 Lotus Elan S2 Roadster. Bill Root restoration to competitive race standard. Sorted chassis, blue printed engine, LSI), kv, fuel cell. 11MSA, CSRG and SCCA eligible. $19,80n 1967 Alfa Romeo GTA 1600 Stradale, sin 613880. Perhaps one of the best and most competitive event capable cars. Excellent and proper restoration. Never raced and has had rare sliding block from new. $95,000. 296, sin HU 86. 1981 European Championship winner. 2-Liter BMW-12. Excellent condition and ready with $47,000 in recent work. Extremely fast and competitive. Spares. $125,000 1975 Lola T - 1957 Alfa Romeo 1900 SS Three Window Touring Coupe. Restored and prepared for and has successfully competed in the Mille Miglia. TWin Carburetor, 5-speed, wires, roll-cage, fuel cell and Zagato seats. Beautiful and practical for any long distance event. $85,000. July 2004  43

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IIMMIREPVINPRI mariaramaraimarmartiludi Less Than Just a Pretty Face As I rumbled around for the first few days, I loved the sound of the Ghibli's four-cam V8. But then there was the rest of the story M ost SCMers know that I have a whole warehouse of old cars, mostly Porsches. Even though I am undeniably wedded to those vintage sports cars from Stuttgart, as a red-blooded car guy, I confess to lusting after the occasional Italian exotic, including a recent few years in a 308 GT4. Rumbling around our neighborhood the first few days, I marveled at the sound of the four-cam V8. To get this many camshafts in a 356, you're looking at over $100k, and then you're still down four cylinders. At $23,500 for the Maser, I was living the good life, at 75 percent off. How could I go wrong on this deal? able exotic car dealer, a rustfree driver with an especially nice and straight body. It was fantastic to have such a big, sensuous hunk of artistry right in my driveway. I had always thought the Ghibli, with its long hood, short deck, and muscle-car lines, was a serious contender for prettiest car of its era. The first night it was in my garage, I was so excited I had to pinch myself to make sure that I hadn't fallen asleep while reading the auction reports in SCM and just dreamed I had a Ghibli. This was no fantasy, this was a dream come true. THE DREAM STARTS TO WEAR THIN It started with the interior. I was sitting in the Ghibli a few weeks after I took delivery of it, and realized that, for all its swoopy, voluptuous lines, the car was tiny inside. Not only does it have a giant center console that surrounds the transmission, but a high dash and a low roof. You sit close to the floor, like in an MGA. The steering wheel is small, not for style but because if it was any bigger there wouldn't be room for the driver's thighs. Sorry kids, no room in back for you, either. But it was certainly pretty. I soon got bored puttering around the neighborhood, and decided to take the Ghibli on longer trips. I noticed that the ride was exceptionally harsh, more apple cart than automobile. I tried to stop thinking about the supple ride of a good Porsche and focus on all the superb attributes of my Italian steed, such as its blistering acceleration. But when I really jumped on the gas, the car was slow to respond. I had expected Corvette-like performance, with lots of low-end torque and no real need for revving the short-stroke engine. After all, this was a V8, right? But what I was getting was maybe six or seven cylinders working at any given time. I decided my car needed some tuning up. As I tried to tackle the poor-running engine, I ran into other 44  Ghibli, a 4.7-liter five-speed, in medium non-metallic blue with a red leather interior. The non-traditional colors worked for me, and added a bit of whimsy to my attraction. I bought her, and the day the car arrived I was in seventh heaven. My Ghibli was a decent example purchased from a knowledge- An automotive temptress that caught my eye was a 1967 Maserati obstacles, not the least of which was the lack of even a scintilla of Maserati knowledge in South Bend, Indiana. After I managed to get the car running better, it became clear that it would never be as desirable to me as a nice 911. The better I got to know the Ghibli, the less I wanted it. I admit to still occasionally daydreaming about its stunning body and striking looks, but then I remember the rest of the story. We all seek a pretty face, but in the end, don't we need more? In fact, unless perfectly and expensively tuned, my Ghibli had the acceleration of a VW-powered 914, the ride and handling of a pickup, and the interior capacity of a Fiat 850 (and on that last point I am perhaps being generous). THE LOVE OF A GOOD 911 Okay, call me hopelessly prejudiced, but ! believe the real attraction of a 911 is that the car gets better each day you own it. It may start as a romance, but as you live with a vintage Porsche, most people end up with a real love affair. We rarely see lowmileage vintage 911s, as the cars run relentlessly well and are great fun to drive. 1967 Maserati Ghibli: Skin deep beauty. behind the wheel for mile after mile—responsive, quick, comfortable, roomy, and hassle-free. The Maser was none of the above. It was rolling sculpture, better as art than car. Have you ever tried to steer a statue? The usability and potential for long-term enjoyment of the cars is why Porsche clubs are so successful the world over. It's what makes their owners so fanatically involved with their cars. In our modem world of disposable everything, it's one of the biggest reasons the Porsche marque inspires such long-term passion. is always a part of the fun, but the cars are also enjoyable from Sure, being seen in a Porsche OFF THE HOOK I know I could have made my Maser better. But no matter what, it still would have been burdened with an inherent unavailability of parts and a similar shortage of knowledgeable mechanics. I'm not easily intimidated by cars, but the Maserati scared me. In the end it was just too long a journey with too small a reward to bother. The nice fellow who sold me the Ghibli took it back (I paid the transport) and promised to unload it for the same price I paid, and I was grateful. It did take him a year to sell it, far longer than if it had been an equivalent vintage 911. Financially, I got off easy, and I view this as something of an exotic car rite of passage. Looking back on the whole escapade now, I wonder if perhaps I am so deeply entrenched in the world of Porsches as to be unable to venture comfortably out of it. Perhaps. But with that said, I can assure you that I've come to realize the grass is certainly a lovely shade of green, or perhaps Stuttgart silver, on my side of the fence. 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American Car Profile 1948 Tucker 48 If I had a wayback machine, I can think of no one I would more like to buy a beer for than Preston Tucker DATA Years produced: 1948 Number produced: 51 (includes cars completed after plant closing) Original list price: S2450 (projected) SCM Price Guide: $250,000-1350,000 Tune up/major service: $2,500 Distributor cap: $225 Chassis #: on a data plate on the firewall Engine #1 on front of the bell housing, stamped on top of the block Club: Tucker Automobile Club of America, 9509 Hinton Drive, Santee, CA 92071 Web site: www.tuckerclub.org Alternatives: 1948 Tosco (1 built), 19581963 Dual Ghia, 1951-1954 Muntz Jet SCM Investment Grade: A Chassis number: 1043 T he name Tucker strikes a chord in the heart of every true car enthusiast. One of the final hand-built models to roll off the line, Tucker no. 1043 is probably the last car to be fully restored out of 47 total Tuckers remaining today. Upon completion of its restoration in 2003, it made its first public appearance at the Meadow Brook Concours d'Elegance, where it captured the "Innovation Through Leadership Award." The car is in absolutely exceptional overall condition, essentially flawless and in better than new condition, arguably the best restored Tucker in existence. The SCM analysis: This car sold for $495,000 at the RM Arizona auction, January 23, 2004. There is a short list of celebrated figures in the automobile business 1 would have liked to have met and known, but sadly, most of them have long since passed away. Just imagine Walter P Chrysler showing off the Aidlow, or spending a few days with Sir Henry Royce or Ettore Bugatti talking engineering, or Fred and August Duesenberg telling racing secrets now lost to history. All great stuff indeed. But i fI had a wayback machine, I can think of no one I would more like to buy a beer for than Preston Tucker Six feet tall, handsome and a sharp dresser at various times in his life Tucker was an office boy at Cadillac, a policeman, a race car builder, an inventor, a salesman, and a defense contractor as well as an automobile manufacturer He also managed to become one of the most talked-about, controversial, and colorful characters of the mid-20th century. As an office boy, Tucker impressed by putting on roller skates and delivering the intra-office mail quicker than anyone else—until he turned a blind corner on his skates, directly into his boss. As a police officer in a Detroit suburb, Tucker assembled an impressive record of bringing in bootleggers running booze from Canada. He got into hot water on that job for punching a hole in the firewall of an unheated squad car to run heat off the manifold. Tucker built successful race cars with legendary constructor Harry A. Miller, and was the father of the Tucker Tiger; a crossbreed of a Jeep, a tank and a race car a vehicle able to go an unheard-of 118 mph. Though rejected by the military, its innovative turret top became the basis for those used in World War II aircraft. Ypsilanti Machine and Tool Company owned by Tucker produced many of the turrets. Tucker once took a dog in trade on a car deal, earning him a reputation as one of the original "outside the box" thinkers, a reputation that would lead to jobs with Studebaker; Ford, Stutz, Chrysler; and Pierce-Arrow. A hustler all of his life, his reputation for going to almost any length to get 1948 Tucker Lot #267, S/N 1007 Condition: 1 Barrett-Jackson ; Los Angeles, CA ; 6/16/2002 Sold at $334800 SCM ID# 28549 1948 Tucker Lot #39, S/N 1002 Condition: 3RM; Amelia Island, FL. 3/8/2003 Not Sold at $220,000 SCM ID# 30594 a deal done would be not only his greatest asset, but would also lead to his eventual downfall. Long before the end of World War II, Tucker set about acquiring a lease on one of the largest buildings under a single roof the 93-acre Dodge Cicero Avenue plant on the South Side of Chicago. Used to build B-29 aircraft motors for the war effort, it became surplus when hostilities ceased Tucker 's dream was to build an entirely new car there, one that would encompass not only radical styling but also the latest in technology and safety, at an affordable price. The advertising tag line, "The first completely new car in fifty years," was telling in many ways. The distinctive looking, rear-engined fastback was developed by Tucker along with automotive stylist and designer Alex Tremulis of Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg fame. The prototype, affectionately nicknamed "The Tin Goose" by workers, was built in just 100 days. Because of

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a wartime lack of modeling clay, it was made of steel, largely by hand. The Tucker was to be powered by a massive 589-ci, horizontally opposed, six-cylinder aluminum motor with fuel injection. Rather than employ a gearbox, torque converters were connected to the drive wheels opposite the motor An all-independent suspension had a disc brake at every wheel, and a 24-volt electrical system was used. Safety features included a center-mounted headlight that turned with the steering wheel, a pop-out windshield, a padded dash, and a safety zone in front of the passenger seat where occupants could dive in the event of an impending collision. The biggest problem came r`i-om the big boxer six, which was inadequate to propel the heavy, torque-converter-equipped car as it made less than 100 horsepower The motor was replaced with a 335-ci helicopter unit, produced by Air Cooled Motors of Syracuse, NY. Tucker bought Air Cooled to secure as many motors as he projected he 'd need for production. The torque converters were scrapped, and the first Tucker cars used an electronic pre-select transmission that last saw use on pre-war 810 and 812 series Cords. ("Last saw use" is not used here as a euphemism, as Tucker and his men found themselves buying used Cords throughout the country and scrapping them for their transmissions.) The helicopter motor proved to be a wise choice, as after conversion to water-cooling, it proved to be sturdy and powerful, making 166 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque. Tuckers could be driven at speeds over 120 mph. But an article in a contemporary edition of The Chicago Tribune mentioned that the prototype had no reverse gear This was true of the test car but not for the production models, yet the rumor persisted. Old-timers will still occasionally ask owners how they find driving a car that can't back up. As you might expect of any small manufacturer, many parts for the Tucker were lifted directly from other production models. Items such as door handles and window cranks were Detroitsourced, likely a few pieces at a time. The steering wheel was a modified Lincoln Zephyr unit. I recently saw a parts interchange list with some more contemporary exchanges, including someone who has replaced the rear window of their car with Ford Pinto back glass. outer and inner steel tubes separated by a layer of twisting rubber. Later Tuckers also used this design in the front. Unfortunately, the rubber of the period did not have sufficient memory to make these designs reliable, nor was there a good means to adhere the rubber to the steel plates. 2. Interchangeable Seats Since the wool cloth of the driver's seat would likely wear sooner than the rear, the front and back seats were designed so they could be swapped. 3. Doors Cut Into Roof Borrowed from an aircraft design, the doors were cut into the roof to ease entry and egress. 4. Rear-Mounted Helicopter Engine A lightweight 335-ci flat-six from a Bell helicopter made 167 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque. 5. Weight Balance After the first 25 cars, the gas tank was moved to the front in order to balance its substantial weight between the axles. 9. First Padded Dash Another safety measure that didn't become commonplace for years. 10. Safety Crash Compartment The area under the dash in front of the passenger was designed so that in the event of a foreseeable collision, the passenger would have a protected area in which to dive.—Mark Lieberman I. Four-Wheel Independent "Torsalastic" Suspension Tucker designed a front suspension that used A-arms to distort blocks of rubber, used in the first 27 production cars. The rear suspension had TUCKER'S 10 SIGNIFICANT TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS 6. Pivoting Center Headlight The original design was to keep the lights in the fenders, which would move with the wheels. This design was changed to incorporate just one moving light in the center, since the moving fenders acted like rudders at high speed. The center light is only illuminated when the lights are on high beam. 7. Pop-out Safety Glass Windshield As a safety measure, the windshield was designed to pop out in a crash, by way of a rubber bead. 8. Collapsible Steering Column In the event of a crash the steering column was designed to collapse.

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Los Angeles-based Kinmont was to provide disc brakes for the production cars, but in reality that did not happen. Seat belts were abandoned because of fears the public would perceive them as something necessary in this car only, leading people to believe the Tucker was unsafe. But many features, like the pop-out windshield, the center headlight, and the padded dash and safety zone stayed in the production car. Ultimately, the Tucker story ends with the company falling into receivership after an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission, one that failed to convict Preston Tucker of anything. Even so, the bad publicity was enough to end his dreams of revolutionizing the auto industry. The car pictured here was sold new at the Tucker bankruptcy auction to a Fred Paris of the Paris Food Brokerage. At the time of its sale, it was without a transmission. Paris had a Cord unit installed, and drove it for a reported 18,000 miles before selling it to a used car dealer It passed through the hands of several other owners until restoration was begun in 2002. Tuckers are not easy or inexpensive to restore. Although some parts do exist, many that would be necessary to complete a comprehensive restoration would certainly need to be built by hand Recent Tucker sales have tended to be in the $250,000–$350,000 range, with lower prices for incomplete or modified cars. Pricey at $495,000, even for a freshly restored example, car #1043 most likely rang the bell on Tucker prices for quite some time. During the hypermarket of 15 years ago they routinely went for this kind of money, so perhaps the new owner has the historical perspective, and the bucks, to hang on for the ride. Somewhere, in a place far away Preston Tucker is laughing. I'd like him to know that he has a cold one waiting at my house. —Dave Kinney (Historical and descriptive information courtesy of the auction company)• Year  1948  1948  1948  1948  1948  1948  1948  1947  1948  1948  1948  1948  1948  1948  1948  Model  48  48  parts lot  '64 Mercury  48  48  48  Torpedo  48  48  48  48  48  48  48  $500,000 $450,000 $400,000 $350,000 $300,000 $250,000 $200,000 $150,000 $100,000 $50,000 $0 1991 1992 1993 1994 1046  1007  1045  1013  1000  1036  1016  1002  1020  1029  1011  1038  S/N  1043  1002  Condition  1  3-  5  4-  1  2-  3  4  4  3  3  4  3  TUCKER AUCTION SALES Auction Co. RM Auctions  RM Auctions  RM Auctions  eBay/Kruse  Barrett-Jackson  RM Auctions  Kruse  Kruse  RM Auctions  The Auction  Barrett-Jackson  Barrett-Jackson  World Classic  Kruse  Kruse  Phoenix, AZ  Amelia Island, FL  Novi, MI  Las Vegas, NV  Los Angeles, CA  Amelia Island, FL  Auburn, IN  Auburn, IN  Meadow Brook, MI  Las Vegas, NV  Scottsdale, AZ  Scottsdale, AZ  Danville, CA  Auburn, IN  Auburn, IN  THE TUCKER TREND Location Date  1/23/04  3/8/03  11/15/02  5/31/02  6/16/02  3/19/99  9/5/98  9/5/98  7/31/98  3/21/98  1/16/98  1/20/96  4/30/93  9/2/92  8/31/91  Price  $495,000  $220,000  $31,350  957,240  9334,800  9320,000  9315,000  9262,500  S280,000  9210,000  9241,500  9235,000  9225,000  $152,500  9450,000  Sold Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No No Yes 1043 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Above data taken from the online SCM Gold database of archived auction results. GOLD membership upgrade is just $6O/year sign up at www.sportscarmarket.com . 2004

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MilleffilIGNSIGN NOW FOR PRIME PLACEMENT t  4onterey ..,ORTS &CLASSIC CAR AUCTION PORTOLA PLAZA HOTEL (FORMERLY THE DOUBLETREE) MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA AUGUST 13&14, 2004 Monterey Sports & Classic Car Auction is delighted to present a spectacular offering of over 170 sports. vintage and classic motor cars at our 18th annual sale in Monterey, California. We encourage you to consign your quality sports, vintage or classic motor car early to take advantage of our extensive advertising campaign. 1961 CHAPARRAL 1 SPORTS RACING CAR Ex-Jim Hall Team Car 1961-63 seasons. Designed by Chuck Pally, built by Troutman-Barnes as their "improved" Scarab. Won the Elkhart Lake "500" with Hall & Hap Sharp. A rare opportunity to acquire the car that founded the Chaparral Racing Car dynasty. 1953 FERRARI 166/250 MM COMPETITION SPYDER One-off coachwork by Carlo Abarth. The Musitelli/Scuderia Guastalla 1953 Targa Florio and Mille Miglia car. Beautifully and authentically restored after 50 years in hibernation. Photo Credits: Bill Warner & Don Heiny RM AUCTIONS INC. e--)e‘‘a,./ • PREWAR AMERICAN & EUROPEAN CLASSICS: ROB MYERS  MIKE FAIRBAIRN  TERRY LARSON  800-211-4371 800-211-4371 RACING & SPORTS CAR SPECIALISTS: JACK BOXSTROM  FIFTIES & SIXTIES SPECIALIST: DAN SPEND1CK  613-476-9132 480-984-8501 rmyers@rmauctions.com mfairbairn@rmauctions.com jboxstromOrrnauctions.com tlarson@rmauctions.com 519-352-4575 dspendick@rmauctions.com MIDWEST SPECIALISTS: IAN KELLEHER  ROD EGAN  KEN WALLACE  SOUTHEAST SPECIALIST: DONNIE GOULD  800-211-4371 CATALOGS AND BIDDER REGISTRATION: STEPHANIE JACKLIN  519-352-4575 sjacklin@rmauctions.com ONE CLASSIC CAR DRIVE, BLENHEIM, ONTARIO, CANADA NOR 1A0 TEL: 519-352-4575 www.rmauctions.com FAX: 519-351-1337 Monterey Auction Company - License #34509 Putnam Leasing filff2hrPCJIIT dR l'aufirrir [1-1-K/exua SERVICES eveeeen,ce ikelleher@rmauctions.com 519-352-4575 regan@rmauctions.com 734-547-2400 kwallace@rmauctions.com 954-566-2209 dgould@rmauctions.com

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9;9;ccri... Race Car Profile 1984 Audi Quattro Sport Anyone who's ever stood in the cold on the side of a dark mountain road waiting for those headlights to come flashing by can understand the desire to own this car Years produced: 1984-85 Number produced: 200 (approx. 20 competition) Original list price: $75,000 SCM Valuation: $100,000-$125,000 Tune-up/major service: $600 Distributor cap: $20 Chassis #: left-front window plague, also on firewall in engine compartment Engine it: center of block, spark plug side Club: Audi Club North America, 111 North Main Street, Oconomowoc, WI 53066 Web site: www.audicarclubna.org Alternatives: Ford Escort RS200, Lancia Delta S4, Peugeot 205 T16 SCM Investment Grade: B Chassis number: SQ85EA905108 Engine number: DSM020 The Sport Quattro is an evolution of the Audi Quattro, which took over world-class rallying. The Sport, with the marque's celebrated permanent four-wheel-drive transmission, was one of just 200 homologation special versions of the volume-produced Quattro coupe, and only one of approximately 20 assigned by the factory for competition work. These supercars were only available in left-hand drive and were equipped with an all-new, 20-valve alloy block. They can be easily identified by their shortness (the wheelbase being 29-cm shorter than the standard Quatfto coupe), some seriously bulging wheel arches, rear wing vents and single, square headlamps. T Chassis number 108 was initially prepared by the Audi competition department. Producing a mightily impressive 530 hp, the turbocharged, 2,144-cc, five-cylinder power unit has been modified from the original 2,122-cc capacity motor by Leimans of Lichtenstein. The engine was last rebuilt in 1999, we are told, and since then it has only done some 300 miles at track days and demonstrations. The last service was carried out 60 miles ago. his 1984 Audi Sport Quatro is not only the works car of world champion Hannu Mikkola and Arne Hertz, but is probably the fastest street legal way two people can be transported from A to B, whether on tarmac or gravel. There are some people for whom adrenaline is the ultimate addiction. This is generally true for all participants in motorsport, but for those few that require levels consistent with stark terror, there is rallying. While going way too fast on winding public roads in awful conditions has always been an exciting occupation, in the early 1980s Audi upped the ante big time. As the Healeys, Minis and Porsche 911s of the '60s gave way to the Lancia Stratos and Renault Alpines of the '70s, tires, horsepower and handling all improved, but twowheel drive put an effective limit on horsepower More than 250 would simply be wasted, as you couldn't get it to the ground in gravel or snow. Audi changed all that when they The current condition of panels and paintwork is said to be excellent, the electrics all work, and the engine and transmission are both reportedly in excellent order. The approximately 10,000 km displayed is believed to be the genuine total. In terms of the levels of ride, handling, braking, traction, and acceleration that can be enjoyed, this ex-works rally car is most unlikely to be bettered. Being one of onlY 20 or so short-wheelbase Quattro Sport competition cars, this ultimate Group B is not only extremely rare, but with the benefit of rally-winning Mikkola provenance, it is also unique. The SCM analysis: This car sold for $170,004 at the H&H auction in Buxton, UK., held on December 9-10, 2003. 1986 Ford RS200 Group B Evolution Lot #560, S/N 012 Condition: 2- Bonhams; Sussex, U.K.; 7/11/2003 Sold at $130,734 SCM ID# 31565 1975 Lancia Stratus I-IF Group IV rally Lot #135, S/N 001960 Condition: 3+ Bonhams; Sussex, U.K.; 9/5/2003 Sold at $114,321 SCM ID# 31706 introduced the Quattro, the first four-wheel-drive rally car that actually handled. At the 1980 Algarve rally in Portugal, Audi served notice when a Quattro was used as a course car (first car through, to clear the roads). Had it been a competitor; it would have won by 30 minutes. In 1982 the FIA changed the rules to accommodate the new reality of four-wheel-drive, Audi's competition started to follow suit, and the era of the turbocharged, huge-horsepower "Killer B" cars was at hand. This lasted through 1986, when a series of very nasty incidents caused the FIA to banish the Category B cars as too dangerous. The Quattro evolved substantially through this period From 19811983 the rally cars were racing versions of the production chassis, but for 1984 and 1985 Audi built the Sport Quattro, a shortened-chassis

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111•••111•11117• II • • • • • • • • • • elre•_• •_e•  ea • • IN El %munimieemmeeiremosiricimm%%......nrimmemi car with a 20-valve, in-line five-cylinder engine and a very large KKK turbocharger In 1986 Audi produced the Quattro S I, nicknamed "Batmobile" for its radical wings, cooling vents, and aero skirts. Quattro Sports and S1s won the Pikes Peak hillclimb in 1985, 1986 and 1987, among dozens of international competitions. As part of writing this profile. I had the pleasure of a long conversation with John Buffum, the winningest American rally driver ever; and a successful factory-backed Quattro pilot in the 1980s. He said that the great joy of driving a Quattro was all the horsepower (of course—Buffum was driving a TR-7 before he caught on with Audi). But the cars used a locked coupling between the front and rear differentials, which made them understeer badly, leading to a serious problem on hard-surfaced courses where the two-wheel- drive cars were more nimble. On gravel and snow the advantage went the other way, particularly in American-style "secret" rallies, where you didn't know the course ahead of time. Proper technique for diving into an unknown corner involves braking with your left foot while keeping your right foot on the gas to keep the turbo spooled up, letting the understeer scrub speed until you can see the exit. Then let off the brakes and you 're off like a rocket. (Note: professional driver, closed course, snowy road, no guardrails, big nemineelli;1 trees. Do not try this at home!) Somebody chose to pay a serious chunk of change to own the car pictured here, and you have to wonder where the value is. In terms of official competitive events there's really nothing you can do with it. The vintage rally circuit is exclusively for earlier cars, and for this sort of money there are a lot more exciting cars you can buy to take to track days. I suppose the new owner can have some fun living out rally driver fantasies and terriffing passengers on some deserted back road, but that 's about it. Even so, anyone who's ever stood in the cold on the side of a dark mountain road waiting for those headlights to come flashing by can understand the desire, and guilty pleasures never come cheap. An associate likened it to buying a date with a porn star You probably wouldn't want to tell too many people about it, but between the anticipation and the experience... Wow, what a ride!—Thor Thorson (Historical and descriptive information courtesy of the auction company)• Phone: 831.423.5704 Fax: 831.423.2239 email: canepa98@aol.com 1983 Lancia LC-2 Group C (Prototype) #LC-002 Built by Lancia with support from sister company - Ferrari (Engine 3.0 Ferrari V8 TwinTurho —850 BHP.) Lancia/Martini works car for '83-86 season including pole position for '83 LeMans, finished 8'h• Second fastest qualifier for LeMans in '85, finished 6"'. Wins at Spa, Imola, Kyalami — driven by Patrese, Alboreto, Wollek, Fabi, DeCesaris, Heyer, Barilla, Nannini. "100 point" ground up restoration, mechanicals to race specifications P.0 A. 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, Imola, 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. P.0 A

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CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS The ex-Jo Siffert 1959 Ferrari 250GT LVVB California Spyder Chassis no. 1217 Estimate: $1,000,000-1,200,000 1955 Fiat 8V Estimate: $200,000-250,000 The first customer Ferrari 1947 Ferrari 166 SC Chassis no. 002-C Estimate: $950,000-1,350,000 1956 Ferrari 500 TR Two Seater Sports Racing Car  Chassis no. 0620 MDTR  Estimate: $1,200,000-1,600,000  One of two built to definitive 'Two Cam' specification 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Alloy Berlinetta Estimate: $520,000-580,000 Exceptional Motor Cars at the Monterey Jet Center Auction  12 August 2004  Consignment Deadline  18 June 2004  OWd V Jorr CMIIITMOR Enquiries  Gordon McCall  gmccallachristies.com  Tel: +1 831 372 9311  Christopher Sanger csangerOchristies.com  Tel: +1 212 636 2277  Catalogues +1 800 395 6300 www.christies.com Venue The Monterey Jet Center 300 Sky Park Drive Monterey, California

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T he 2004 collector car season is now in full bloom, and as those warm days from Arizona in January become commonplace in the rest of the United States, it's time to look at how the rest of the auction market is shaping up. Over the past few years, the sluggish economy has been at the forefront of many collectors' minds. This has had a two-fold effect, giving the upper end of the collector car market a new infusion of cash as some funds that might otherwise have been in the stock market were parked in garages instead, while certainly some enthusiasts at the other end of the spectrum were sidelined by financial insecurity. But this year things are looking up, and as the economy has begun to rebound, we have seen cars on the more affordable end of the spectrum being gobbled up by enthusiastic bidders. 1. 1927 Austro-Daimler 19/100, 5660,205, CH, p. 64 2. 1964 Ferrari 2506T/L Lusso, $349,895, CH, p. 66 MOTOR SHOW r THE NEXT BIG THING - T While the hypermarket in Arizona showed us that bigbuck sales are alive and well, the market for sub-$50,000 cars was booming at a number of regional sales covered in this issue, from Silver in Portland, OR, to Shannons, down under in Melbourne. A growing RM auction in Boca Raton, FL, and the season-opener in London from Christie's both posted impressive numbers, as did McCormick in Palm Springs, CA. In fact, each of the auctions we cover this month showed signs of growth, whether in raw sales numbers or percentages. As a further sign of resurgence, some auction operators are even expanding, as Total Sales (in millions $9.0 $8.0 $7.0 $6.0 $5.0 $4.0 $3.0 $2.0 $1.0 • 2001  RM, Boca Raton  SCM 1 6 Scale  - Condition Rating:  1OP SALES THIS ISSUE 3. 1990 Ferrari F40 coupe, $290,000, RM, p. 58 4. 1955 M-B 300SL gullwing, S211,325, RM, p. 57 5. 1993 Jaguar XJ220 coupe, $188,320, RM, p. 56 6. 1999 Bentley Azure convertible, $187,250, RM, p. 56 7. 1933 Maserati 4C5 roadster, 5153,699, CH, p. 65 8. 1927 Bugatti Type 44 open, $145,000, RM, p. 56 9. 1954 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith, $117,709, CH, p. 63 10. 1935 Talbot 110 sedan, $117,618, CH, p.63 The promenade at Shannons. demonstrated by the new Kruse sale in Seattle. Granted, the economy is still a ways off that of the late 1990s, and the collector car market of 2004 bears little resemblance to those heady days of 1988. But the popularity of old cars has never been higher, and the numbers of car guys just itching to put a new toy in the garage shows no signs of subsiding.-Jeff Sabatini* BY THE NUMBERS S8.3 $7A 1927 Austro-Daimler 19/100 tourer scmBest Buys 1.1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS cony., $23,100, P, p. 76 2.1964 Alfa Romeo Giulia roadster, $25,662, CH, p. 66 3.1990 Ferrari F40 coupe, $290,000, RM, p. 58 4.1964 Chevrolet Corvette coupe, $29,925, S, p. 93 5.1927 Buick Master Six tourer, $25,840, SH, p. 89 r- 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS convertible. $3.2 $2A $1.1 $0.4 2002  1McCormick, Palm Springs  0.5 2003  2004 Christie's, London •Silver, Portland IIIShannon, Melbourne iNSide RM Auctions, Boca Raton, FL (RM)  Christie's, London, UK (CH)  McCormick, Palm Springs, CA (P)  Kruse International, Seattle, WA (K)  Shannons, Melbourne, Australia, (SH)  Silver Auctions, Portland, OR (S)  1. National (amours standard/perfect  2 Very good, dub concours, some small flaws  3: Average daily driver in decent condition  4: Still a driver but with some apparent flaws  p. 54 p. 62 p. 68 p. 78 p. 85 p. 90 5: A nasty beast that runs but has many problems 6 Good only for parts

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Market Reports RM AUCTIONS INC. RM Auctions Boca Raton, Florida February 6-8, 2004 Auctioneer:  Number of lots:  Number of lots sold:  Sales rate:  Sale total:  High sale:  Rod Egan, Jim Ritchie, John Kruse 364 236 65% 9,333,833 Lot SP11, 1990 Ferrari F40, sold at 5290,000 Premium: 10% (included in prices of sold lots) Report by Dave Kinney Market opinions in italics T his is the second year for RM's Boca Raton event, held at the Royal Palm Polo Grounds in Boca. Donnie Gould, local representative for RM, has done a spectacular job in orchestrating high-quality consignments for this young Florida Gold Coast event. $4,000 to a quarter of a million bucks. One crowd-pleaser was the Ford-based 1941 clown car that sold for $4,548. Higherdollar sales included a 1999 Bentley Azure convertible that sold for $187,250, and a 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing that went to a new owner for $211,325, one of 19 Mercedes cars on offer for the weekend. A pair of Mercs, two 1967 Mercury Cyclones were at the auction, a GT coupe and a convertible. Both failed to find new homes with bids of $18,000 and $16,000, respectively. Cyclones are rare cars to see at auction; to have a matched set from different sources was like having lightning strike twice. parking as well as enough room for trailers and transporters—something often missing at auctions. A new and welcomed touch this year was the addition of golf cart transport for both bidders and spectators from the parking area, although the farthest spot to the main entrance was less than a fiveminute walk. The weather for the three-day event was warm and sunny, a bonus fulfilled for those of us needing a break from the colder weather of northern climes. Cars on offer ran the gamut from below The Polo Grounds provides plenty of Of the eight Ferraris on offer, four sold, including a 1990 F40 that changed hands for $290,000. On the lower end, a 1983 Ferrari 400i coupe brought $24,878. A 1966 Chrysler LeBaron Crown Imperial, a long-time former resident of the auto collection at the Imperial Palace, was sold for $18,993. For muscle car value-watchers, 54  ENGLISH #618-1951 BENTLEY MARK VI sedan. S/N B141KL. Creme brown/tan leather, brown piping. Odo: 96,028 miles. RHD, 4-sp, sunroof, tool kit. Older restoration in out-of-favor colors. Visible corrosion at front parking lights. Leather is quite good, nicely patinated, not show condition but not worth replacing. Some wood has reached its end of life, awaiting restoration. Disc hubcaps, no a/c, short boot. Running rough. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $21,133. Sale price achieved represents a spectacular result for the seller This car has almost every strike against it yet still brought almost twice retail for the condition, especially when compared to the Silver Dawn in the same sale. Sometimes there's just no logical explanation. #620-1952 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER DAWN. S/N S 19E. Silver/red leather. Odo: 65,495 miles. 4-sp, sunroof, add-on a/c. Has current California registration. Decent paintwork has a few flaws, plus a dent on the passenger door pillar. Good wood, leather is a bit Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $14,980. Not a bad 10foot weekender If the buyer intends to use it as a beach car no harm done. If there is any talk of a restoration, forget it and buy a nicer one, even if it costs twice as much. As the market continues to trend upwards, at one point perhaps this car will be worth a restoration. For now, drive it and enjoy it. Sports Car Market Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $41,998. Lots of pre-sale interest here. I heard plenty of speculation as to what this car would bring on the block, from a low of $15,000 to a high of $30,000. The eventual winning bid was pricey for condition, however; this car will clean and buff up to be a much better one in short order With $2,500 in parts and a little less than that for labor; this will be a #2-condition car #431-1961 TRIUMPH TR3A roadster. S/N T562075L. White/black vinyl. Odo: 82,248 miles. Painted wires, decent paint, most chrome good. Cheapo looped carpet, decent seat covers and dash, Monza exhaust, Plexiglass wind wings. Panel gap is poor in most areas. Everything is just okay instead of proper. a 1970 Pontiac GTO judge convertible was a no sale despite an impressive $135,000 bid. My favorite sale was the 1952 RollsRoyce Silver Dawn, left-hand drive, with add-on air conditioning, that sold for a bargain basement $23,861. Of 14 Rolls-Royces on offer, half found new homes. The Boca Raton sale, already impressive, has plenty of room for growth, as it has no shortage of physical space available. The auction "buzz" leads me to believe that this will become a must-attend event. I know I'm planning to come back next year. Why don't you plan on joining me?—D.K. RM Auctions - Boca Raton, FL dry but will soften with treatment, lambswool overcarpets. Seller has major tools but tool kit is missing. Unusual enlarged taillights are bolt-on units; one knowledgeable spectator said they were a modification required by California law. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $23,861. Presentable car throughout, so much so that I was the under-bidder, and it still went too cheap when I bowed out. Dawns are worth more with an automatic transmission, but it's still worth well into the $301c range. No show car, but a decent driver when the door dent is fixed. Well bought. #SP117-1954 JAGUAR XK 120 DHC. S/N S678201. Dark blue. Odo: 26,571 miles. Paint good, some fisheye at driver's door sill, dimesize pop on rear fender. Chrome to front and rear bumpers, mirror bases peeling. Interior shows little wear but needs complete cleaning. Top dirty, wood is very good. Quickly deteriorated restoration due to salty seaside air.

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Market Reports  #635-1965 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER CLOUD HI sedan. S/N LSGT355. Gold/ black leather. Odo: 35,370 miles. Auto, factory a/c. Paint has been recently color-sanded, looks good. Most chrome good, some with light scratching. Original seats are dry, but not in need of replacement. Dash wood good, dealer owner says new finish to door cap wood, with treatment. Dash stitching is good, vinyl has been redone. Overall an honest-appearing car. Won't win a show, but an even-quality car throughout. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $52,430. A very good buy on what appears to be a decent used, but not used-up, Aston. An exceptional 1986 Volante could bring a retail price of up to $80,000. This car, although not perfect, will make a good occasional driver #SP19-1993 JAGUAR XJ220 coupe. Dark blue/grey leather. Odo: 3,258 kilometers. 542hp, twin-turbo V6. Good paint. Windshield glass delaminating at most edges. Williams racing harnesses to both seats, disc mags. Driver's seat bolsters flat, seats show major great patina. Split bench seat. Passenger door pocket has maps dating from 1972 inside. Not a star, but a solid driver with lots of use left. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $39,590. An absolutely dead-on retail price. Both buyer and seller should be happy here. The gold and black color combination was more pleasing to the eye in person than it looks on paper If the miles are original or somewhere close, this Cloud has a lot of useful life left in it. Well done. #466-1986 ASTON MARTIN VOLANTE convertible. S/N SCFCU81COGTL15431. Red/saddle leather. Odo: 22,165 miles. Auto. All-aluminum body, good-quality repaint. Nice chrome, very good wood. Leather is original and a little bit tired, will come back Perhaps the owner saw the futility of dragging the car to more auctions only to achieve the same result. A very good buy for the end user; but not enough room here for a dealer profit. Depreciation will continue to be a factor; but not as fast as for the previous owner #SP00-2003 ASTON MARTIN ZAGATO Spyder. S/N SCFAE62343K800035. Silver metallic/Stone. #35 of 99 total produced, 1 of 9 with Touchtronic transmission. Very light wear is possible to see only upon close observation. Very good fit and finish, shows quite well. No top, and no provision for one. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $265,000. Being truly topless limits wear. Engine compartment, visible through back glass, shows well. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $188,320. An elite supercar never available in the States until "show and display" exemption rammed through Congress by Bill Gates and friends, and the gotta-have car for ultra-serious Jag collectors. Sale price seems fair These cars meet at the intersection of desirability and rarity. Well bought. ible. S/N SCBZK14E6XCX61771. Arctica white/Cotswold leather. Odo: 10,688 miles. Unmarked exterior. Cotswold leather hides, slight wear on drivers seat, balance of interior excellent. Last seen at Kruse International, January 2004 (SCM, April 2004, p. 70), a no sale at high bid of $175,000. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $187,250. Sale price here was the same $175,000 with the 7% commission added #SP48-1999 BENTLEY AZURE convert3 1 VIII 111111P111 MI this car to occasional use, even in Florida and the Southwest. Many of the more sought-after and desirable Aston Martins of 30 years ago were bodied by Zagato, the Italian coachbuilder In an attempt to recapture the magic, Aston Martin has revived the Zagato in very limited numbers. Only the truly wealthy need apply. Let's see one of these actually sell to determine a market valuation. IRISH #NR102-1981 DELOREAN DMC 12 gullwing coupe. S/N 5CE012GT3BD005376. Stainless. 5-sp, 196 miles from new. Stainless body is excellent and unmarred, as is interior. Side stripe added by owner or dealer. As new RM Auctions - Boca Raton, FL MONTERE yAN INTERNATIONAL EXPO AUGUST 10 & 11,2004 automobiliamonterey.com 56 and unmarked. Seller says all updates have been completed. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $19,260. As long as this car has been started and driven, and none of the persnickety electronics or fuelsystem bugs exist, this puts it solidly into the column of being a good buy. Sports Car Marker

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RM Auctions - Boca Raton, FL FRENCH #SP21-1927 BUGATTI TYPE 44 roadster. S/N 44857. Saffron black fenders/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 57,721 kilometers. Ex-William Harrah collection. Fresh paint and leather to a good standard; most brightwork good. Dash painted to match fenders, full gauges are in AT $13,375. Even though the price achieved here tops SCM Price Guide range, with some clean-up and better presentation, this car has room to bring even more. As a matter of fact, it did when it sold a month later at B-J/West Palm for $18,360 (SCM, June 2004, p. 73). Time to revise the guide, perhaps. good shape. Lots of cosmetic flaws in the interior, carpets now dirty. Radiator cap weak. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $145,000. Post - block sale. This represents the low end of the spectrum of running and driving Bugatti prices, but still stamps your invitation to a number of important events. The interior can be straightened up for not too much money. My assumption is this will be a great event car for the new owner See you at the hill climbs. GERMAN #NR28-1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Gullwing coupe. S/N 5500G37. Red/black leather. Odo: 53,538 miles. Nardi wood steering wheel. Engine compartment is a long way from detailed, condition overall is similar. Chrome shows some dings and scratches, window rubbers are cracking. Interior is complete, 1959 ALFA 2000 SPIDER. S/N AR1020400407. Red/black. Odo: 60,249 miles. Very nice paint with some minor flaws. Very good chrome, but reworked grille shows ITALIAN #636 - 1938 Alfa Romeo 6C2300 This beautiful creation was built specially for the great Italian driver Franco Cortese who in this 6C 2300 went on to win the 1938 Italian Sports Car Championship and in his most famous outing took chassis 815001 to a class win in the Mille Miglia of that year! He also claimed victory at the 6 Hours of Pescara and success at the Targa Abruzzo. The next owner, Squadron Leader Piper enjoyed 815001 post-war fitting a drop head body by Pininfarina. The present owner commissioned marque expert Neil Nyman who went to painstaking lengths to reproduce the fabulous original body. Successfully shown in the worlds most prestigious concours and proven on the Mille Miglia retrospective. G RE GOR F IS KEN Fine Historic Automobiles Situated in a Kensington Mews, internationally famous for old cars, we are proud to offer a varied selection of historic automobiles. Our prices are keenly competitive in today's market and we are always interested in buying, part exchanging or selling on clients' behalf cars similar to those below. Please write, phone, fax or e-mail with your requirements. light dings. Corrosion in windshield area. Excellent interior with crisp appearing seats, good carpets. Clean dash, original gauges could use cleaning. Disc wheels. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $45,475. The seller hit this one straight out of the ballpark and on to the surrounding streets. The new owner obviously thought more of this car than I did. Exactly double the price I would have expected had this car been in #2 condition. #SP39-1965 MASERATI MISTRAL SPI- tidy but shows wear. An older restoration, but still a quite usable example. Wheels have painted centers with polished outers, now dull from age. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $211,325. No surprises here, this car will clean up to be better looking than as presented. After cleaning, my suggestion would be to just drive and enjoy it, as afresh restoration is not needed.. yet. In any event, prices of Gullwings have really been going up the past few months. #SP10-1967 BMW 2000CS coupe. S/N 1104556. White/blue leather. Odo: 95,814 kilometers. Excellent paint and chrome, yet still has a Pep Boys antenna and driver's side glass has scratches. Excellent interior with new seats, carpet and very nicely done wood. Added Kenwood AM/FM/CD. Cond: 3+. SOLD July 2004 DER. S/N AM1095093. Red/black leather. Odo: 77,917 kilometers. 5-sp. 3 Webers replacing original fuel injection. Very good paint, excellent chrome. Interior is nice, but seats have loose leather. Chrome wire wheels. Claimed Ors, Alat ZTL 1965 Alfa Romeo TZI Competition Rediscovered in 2002 after 30 years in storage we believe that chassis number '750 075' must be one of the most original TZ1's in the world. Originally supplied with a twin plug engine and the optional lightweight plexiglass bonnet, it competed successfully in the 1965 Coupe des Alpes. The subject of a recent mechanical restoration, yet retaining its beautifully original patinated bodywork. The TZ I comes with a full set of FIA papers. CARS IN STOCK 1963 AC Cobra 289 1938 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300- ex Cortese 1938 Mille Miglia 1965 Alfa Romeo TZ1 Competition 1955 Aston Martin DB3S - ex Kangaroo Stable 1929 Bentley Speed Six 1939 Bentley 41/4 Litre 'Honeysuckle' 1937 BMW 328 1960 Ferrari 250GT SWB 1964 Ferrari 25001 Lusso 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB/2 Alloy LHD 1966 Ford GT40 1937 Frazer Nash TT Rep 1950 Jaguar XK120 — ex Le Mans car 1937 Lagonda LG45 Rapide 1960 Maserati Tipo 61 'Birdcage'- ex Team Camora.di 1960 MG A 1Win Cam full nut-and-bolt cosmetic restoration. Overall shows very well. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $64,000. 120 Mistral Spyders were built between 1964 and 1969. I would argue that 1973 Porsche 911 RS Lightweight 14 Queens Gate Place Mews, London, SW7 5BQ Telephone 011 44 20 7584 3503 Fax 011 44 20 7584 7403 E-mail: cars@gregorfisken.com  www.gregorfisken.com

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Market Reports  the seller should have cut this one loose, but I wouldn't necessary disagree with his decision to hang on. Nice examples can bring well into the $70k-$75k range, exceptional cars even more. #SP36-1969 DETOMASO MANGUSTA coupe. S/N 8MA796. Medium blue/black leather. Odo: 15,669 miles. Quite unusual color seems to work well here. Very good chrome. Good paint has a few chips, could be easily touched up. Has a/c; interior shows a bit of patina but appears quite correct. New clutch, mag wheels have fresh Campagnolo stickers, RM Auctions - Boca Raton, FL dash binnacle excellent. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $69,550. An excellent buy. If the paintwork problem is indicative of minor or no damage, no harm done. Ferrari buyers are a picky lot, and if this car has more stories than were evident, it could have contributed to keeping this sale price on the low end of the spectrum. AM/FM/CD. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $37,985. Retail price plus a little bit more. Low miles and a popular color seemed to have helped here. At $38,000 there are plenty of choices in Mondial Cabs. Tough to make a case for buying one at auction when this same car or something very close to it is available from a dealer or private individual for the same price. If all tools, books, and records were available at the auction and if the owner was on-site to answer questions, it becomes a much more reasonable purchase. exhaust has a fresh ANSA sticker, a nice touch. Eagle GT4 tires are fresh, look great. Lots of black smoke while running. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $43,335. With a Ford V8, the black smoke, if it is very serious, can be addressed for about the same cost as a routine full service on any late-model exotic. In other words, anything short of a full rebuild is still less than $5,000. I think there's some room left here; the buyer can address some of the needed fixes and still be in the car for the right money #SP56-1972 FERRARI 365 GTC/4 coupe. S/N 15187. Red/black leather. Odo: 41,254 miles. Very good paint with typical cracking at stress points in front edge of hood. Dash recently recovered. Seat leather very fresh. Good spoiler, excellent paint, ex-Nicolas Cage. Lots of bu77 about the history of this car here, not all of a positive nature. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $290,000. The F40 was imported between 1990 and 1992, replaced in 1995 by the F50. This sale was on the extreme low end of the scale, perhaps because of the rumors of the car having a damage history. I say well bought. Try to replace it for this little. chrome, very nice presentation. Pirelli P5 radials, Borrani chrome wire wheels, air conditioning, power steering. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $46,000. ED. has recently noticed that almost all GTC/4s are in good yet rarely driven condition, awaiting the new purchaser 's required extra $10,000 investment. No difference here, a nice-appearing car, just not one that I'd be willing to admit that I had put $56,000 into. #622-1986 FERRARI MONDIAL convertible. S/N ZFFXC26A7G0060337. Red/black leather. Odo: 15,504 miles. Paint is very good, shows no signs of fade, blackout trim at windows has some discoloration and some chips. Top cloth is good, plastic rear window clean. Michelin TRX tires in good shape. Original leather is a bit dry, stitching is intact; excellent dash, good carpets. Pioneer 58 #427-1998 FERRARI F355 BERLINETTA coupe. S/N ZFFXR41A9W0111644. Dark blue/saddle tan leather. Odo: 27,860 miles. Fl-style transmission. Paintwork variations in front bumper and hood area could be natural flip-flop to paint but might indicate worse. #SP11-1990 FERRARI F40 coupe. S/N ZFFMN34A8L0087080. Red/red leather. Odo: 11,700 miles. Owner says car has had recent major service. Well-preserved example, a few beats off fresh. Very light crazing to Plexiglass rear windows, will clean up. No chips to front #433-1998 FERRARI 355 SPYDER. S/N ZFFXR48A7W0111969. Dark blue/saddle leather. Odo: 7,606 miles. 6-sp. All paintwork appears excellent, slight wear to cloth top and driver's seat. Mobile phone installed, antenna attached to window with a suction cup. Very clean and well detailed. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $93,000. In a world full of red and black 355 Spyders, the dark blue of this example is attractive. I don't blame the seller for taking this one back home. The high bid here is at least $10,000 short of retail. #SP114-2000 FERRARI 456 GTA coupe. S/N ZFFWP50A4Y0118545. Black/tan leather. Odo: 13,801 miles. 'A' denotes 4-sp automatic transmission. 18" Speedline wheels, Tubi exhaust. AM/FM/CD, Alpine DVD nay system, K I 0 radar detector built-in. Rear parcel shelf coming loose. Balance of interior good, with light wear. Very nice paint. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $95,000. Despite the represented cost of the CD changer at $15,000 new, it adds very little to the perceived or real value of the car High bid was still perhaps $20k-$25k off retail. Seller didn't do wrong by hanging on to this one. AMERICAN Some wear to driver's seat including both outer bolsters and lower cushion. All glass excellent, #NR06-1930 FORD MODEL A coupe. S/N A3 1043000. Green two tone/brown tweed. Odo: 56 miles. A very good quality restoration, very cute and shows well. Some age-related problems with tarnish on chrome and stains on cloth, could be cleaned and buffed in short order. Rumble seat, added oil gauge, dual sidemount tires. Painted wire wheels. Cond: 2. Sports Car Market

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Market Reports  of many ages. Even though the price achieved was a bit high, I doubt if this car could be restored to this quality for less than $25,000, so the new owner paid for the restoration and got the car free. #NR03-1941 FORD CUSTOM CLOWN CAR. S/N 186766301. Yellow/white vinyl. Odo: 89,641 miles. Flathead V8. Built in 1960, this custom was used as a clown car. Seat from a boat still on castors. Yellow shag carpet, has add-on gauges, interior finished with lots of chrome trim. Ash trays, handles, AM radio; no SOLD AT $20,437. Sold well below the cost of restoration, and with just 56 miles since, wear is all age-related, not use-related. Changing demographics mean that fewer and fewer Model As and Model Ts will be restored in the future. Perhaps now is a good time to grab one for your collection. #SP80-1937 AMERICAN BANTAM roadster. S/N MTRG2127. Red/red leather. Odo: 20,571 miles. Very nice restoration, very good paint well applied. Canvas top has some stains, shows light wear. Rear-mounted spare also covered with soft-top material. Excellent RM Auctions - Boca Raton, FL the passenger rear fender. Excellent chrome. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $42,265. Its no surprise that almost every Woody left has migrated to one coast or the other Anyone born after 1950 associates Woody wagons with the suffer culture rather than their mundane original use. 1950 was the end of the line for Chrysler Woodies, as manufacturers were switching to all-steel cars. Well bought. signs of a heater. Windshield surround appears to be made by a boat company, windshield is Plexiglass. Continental kit to rear. Much of the bodywork is fiberglass. Rear spoiler added for high-speed comic relief. Cond: 5. SOLD AT $4,548. Almost every auction has a clown car Here though, it was actually announced and sold as such. Who knows who will have the last laugh—imagine when someone who collects only clown memorabilia discovers this, the long-lost Holy Grail of some long-forgotten circus. Okay, I doubt that, too. #137-1950 CHRYSLER ROYAL station chrome. Disc wheels. Nicely upholstered interior. Older restoration, still shows well because of the quality of the work. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $24,610. As cute as it was small, the Bantams continue to be popular among car collectors wagon. S/N 70067570. Yellow/brown vinyl. Odo: 13,798 miles. Semi-automatic transmission. Radio, heater, spotlight on driver's side, alligator-textured vinyl. Fully restored, very nice wood both outside and on inner door panels. Very good paint marred by one chip in THE WORLD'S BIGGEST & BEST JAGUAR WEB SITE LARGEST INVENTORY OF ALL MODELS http://www.docsjags.com/ DOC'S JAGS -tt 1 IN JAGUARS WC. R L DW I DE 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 60  Sabre wheels. Almost everything shows minor wear—looks like a three-year-old car. A major exception is the steering wheel, which is cracked and should be refinished. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $43,870. 2,150 Eldorado Biarritz models were built for 1956. Sale price seems Sports Car Market AT $37,450. A very nice example—the best one I have seen. There's more joy in Studebakerville tonight. It seems as if these orphans have finally found acceptance in the big leagues. The Speedsters are quite handsome and are often found in two-tone combinations popular in the mid- '50s. Make mine lemonlime, please. #NR24-1956 CADILLAC ELDORADO BIARRITZ convertible. S/N 5662093008. Mountain laurel pink/black/white leather. Odo: 72,012 miles. Parade boot, signal-seeking radio, heater. Power steering, brakes, windows, seats, top, antenna. Autronic Eye, #SP30-1955 STUDEBAKER PRESIDENT SPEEDSTER coupe. S/N 7162456. White/black/white leather. Odo: 30,755 miles. Full frame-off restoration. Underhood overdone with gloss paint, original Studebaker wire hubcaps, tinted glass, power steering. Excellent chrome and paint, interior quite nice but just misses perfect. Cond: 2+. SOLD

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RM Auctions - Boca Raton, FL  within line of recent market. This car although no longer a showpiece, will make a nice driver for the new owner. Some of the flaws evident can be fixed with some judicious application of elbow grease—just leave the rest alone for now. coupe. SIN G3RQ1631. Green/turquoise. Odo: 22,164 miles. 289-ci V8, auto. Incorrect color, incorrect wide whitewall tires have dry rot. Paintwork is just good, some overspray would be easy to correct. Factory a/c, re-done front #NR05-1963 STUDEBAKER AVANT! Odo: 74,751 miles. 289-ci V8, auto, a/c, power steering, pony interior, added AM/FM cassette radio, aftermarket wood steering wheel. Top in good shape but wrong color; white would be better. Missing cap to styled steering wheel. Faded carpets need replacing. A little tired cosmetically but purchased by a savvy dealer for resale; the last car of the sale Friday Market Reports #SP23-1970 FORD SHELBY GT 500 fastback. S/N OFO2R481436. Red/black vinyl. Auto. Very good paint, detailed motor looks good, no longer fresh. BF Goodrich radial T/A tires, rear louvers. Surprisingly, window chrome, an easy fix, has lots of flaws with dents and scratches. 5-spoke Shelby mags. seats in an incorrect grain and color. Light pitting on chrome. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $10,593. Avantis have a small but loyal following, but they're far enough from the collector-car mainstream. It will be a long wait for them to bring the big money, if ever For its condition, this car sold at the going rate. #194-1966 FORD MUSTANG convertible. SIN GTO8C1656431. Turqouise/white. _,F July 2004  . Vintage Rallies 2004! NEW ENGLANO 1000 Vermont, New Hampshire & Maine] 4 Driving Days—May 23 to 28 1975 or earlier sports, racing or GT cars $3995 per couple, all inclusive Vermont, New Hampshire & The Berkshires! 4 Driving Days — FORZA AAILLE October 3 to 8 Any exotic sports car of any year $3995 per couple, all inclusive San Antonio & Texas Hill Country! 4 Driving Days — TEXAS 1000 November 7 to 12 1975 or earlier sports, racing or GT cars $3995 per couple, all inclusive night. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $14,552. This is the car that many of the auction-goers were sorry they missed. A great deal for an end user good enough so that the dealer has a built-in profit on this one. Buffing the paint, cleaning under hood and new carpets will make a world ofOf: ference. No one will mistake this car for a #1 condition when finished, however, a retail asking price of over $20,000 will be obtainable. If you're looking for a deal, it pays to stay till the end of the night. That's one of the reasons you'll always see shrewd buyers like Mark Hyman at auctions from the very first car until the very last one. Power brakes and steering, tilt wheel, AM radio, tach and trip odometer. 1 of 165 built. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $58,850. After being immune to the shock of Shelby price increases in the past few years, this seems like a breather Once the easy-to-fix chrome bits are taken care of expect to see this car top $60,000. #SP49-1970 PONTIAC GTO JUDGE convertible. SN 242670P262941. White/red vinyl. Odo: 82,569 miles. Gold Medal Winner, 2002 GTOAA National Convention. 400-ci V8, 4-sp. Tinted glass, remote mirror, console, 4.33 rear axle with Positraction, disc brakes, Ram Air III, AM radio, factory Judge option. Sold new in Canada. Fully restored, has some Vintage Rallies Inc. 80 Jackson Hill Road, Sharon, CT 06069 800-645-6069 fax: 860-364-5899 visit www.vintagerallies.com for updates 61

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Market Reports  CHRISTIE S Christie's London, U.K. March 29, 2004 Auctioneer:  light paint flaws. Excellent chrome, interior clean and complete. Rear spoiler, Firestone wide oval tires. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $135,000. Owner wanted $155,000, but high bid sounds fully priced to me. I don't disagree with the owner that this Goat will be worth $155,000; I just don't think it's worth that much yet. PRESS truck. S/N D13J595204210. Red/red cloth. Odo: 67,976 miles. 360-ci V8, auto. Fully restored, yet wood in bed is discolored. Good paint decent, yet not to show quality. Clean underhood, pitting on windshield sur- #SP03 1979 DODGE LH,' RED EX- Number of automotive lots:  Number of automotive lots sold:  Sales rate:  Sale total:  High sale:  Rupert Banner 23 15 65% S1,743,016 Antal 9/1nn litra from cant cnnrtc tnnrar sold at 5660,205 Premium: 17.5% on the first S127,400, 10% thereafter (included in prices of sold lots) Report by Richard Hudson-Evans Market opinions in italics round and at vent window. Kelly Charger raised white-letter tires, chrome mag wheels, blueing on exhaust pipes, would not start when approaching the block. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $16,318. This sale proves two things beyond a shadow of a doubt—that vehicles from the '70s are hot, and pickup trucks from the '70s can be collectible. The cuteness factor came into play here, too. Anything above $12,000 could be counted as a gift to the seller #617-2003 DODGE VIPER. S/N 1B3JR65263 V500841. Silver/black leather. Odo: 1,726 miles. Chrome mag wheels. Dirt on the nose looks like stone chips but rubs off (hey, why didn't the seller think of that?), turned over a mighty respectable gross for one evening's work, at $1.7 million. The auction was held at its U.K. offices, meaning no additional venue charges were incurred, so this result was likely also a very nice net profit. A Happily for the book, however, a dusty, rusty Austro-Daimler ADM 19/100 of 1927 vintage, in parts, had already usurped the star's role in this production. The 3-litre four-seat sports tourer had been a member of the winning team in the 1928 Tourist Trophy, but had lain unused in an Irish barn for 50 years. It was fought over by half a dozen contestants, and the winner was a serious collector of Austro-Daimlers and a relative of the marque's founder. He doggedly stayed in the ring until Rupert Banner's gavel determined his acquisition at $660,205—nearly four times the high estimate of $170,000. From its pre-sale estimates, a 2004 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren with $580,000$740,000 ambitions should have been heading the results. But the car didn't make it out of the Stuttgart works in time for the sale, and without the opportunity to seduce suitors in the metal, the bidding was abandoned at $509,600. minor wear noted on 19" Michelin Pilot tires. Otherwise as new, no wear noted to interior. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $72,500. With an MSRP of $80,795 when new, 2003s are dropping fast as the new 2004 models have hit the market. If the bid was real, the owner should have grabbed it. It's going to be a long time until the sale price on a 2003 Viper hits the $70k mark again. Try 2040, and that a long while to wait. Even the good cabernets you've been storing will have gone bad by then.• 62 hammer, a rare right-hand-drive Ferrari 250GT/L Lusso in only its third ownership since new in 1964, was reported sold after the auction for $349,895, despite a change in color to non-factory British Racing Green, and now nearly in need of repainting. Another significant result was the midestimate $153,699 paid for a largely restored, though incomplete 4CS rolling chassis, which was claimed to have started life Although technically unsold under the lthough its first catalog of the 2004 auction season was thinner than usual, with just 23 automotive lots offered, Christie's still Lot #56, 1927 Austro-Daimler Christies - London, UK as one of only seven two-seater sports-racers built by the Maserati works in 1932. Comparing statistics of U.K. rivals in their season openers makes interesting reading. At first glance, the 15 sold lots here may seem modest compared to the 65 cars sold by provincial market leaders H&H in their virtually $2m opening sale during the inaugural International Historic Motorsport Show at Stoneleigh. However, the Northern auctioneers charge buyers a 7.5% premium and vendors a 5% commission, compared to the London house's far more profitable percentages of 17.5% and 10% from their $1.7m ENGLISH #68-1924 ROLLS-ROYCE 40/50HP SILVER GHOST coupe. S/N 89RM. Eng. #S281. Green over black/black and cream. RHD. Odo: 4,002 miles. Ex-Hooper enclosed-drive limo, rebodied early post-WWII, became Scottish hotel bus. Old repaint with deep shrinkage cracks to flanks, fender chips. Trim fair. Catalog description says it could benefit from a cosmetic tidying and mechanical overhaul. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $80,080. Quirky one-off bus (thanks to non-period coachwork) for which desired $93,000 was overambitious and unobtainable at this venue, despite being a genuine and fully working Silver Ghost Roller underneath. Buyers for such specialized wheels as this, a vehicle too uncomfortable and potentially unreliable for airport-run duties, have become a rare species. Could have sold for high bid. #58 1928 BENTLEY 4 1/2 LITRE sedan. - - S/N AB 3365. Eng. #AB 3366. Light metallic blue/blue. RHD. Odo: 382 miles. 16-valve overhead-cam 4-cyl engine, 4-sp. Old restoration, paint fair, passenger-side front wing dinged. Chrome polish-scratched, leather still good, dash paint rubbed away by driver's knuckles. Top and sidescreens recently renewed. Ace wheel discs, Lucas driving lights. Sports Car Market

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Christies - London, UK  Engine rebuilt in 1995. Originally with fabricbodied two-seater coachwork. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $182,000. Even having all numbers matching (including front axle) didn't bring the $260,000 sought. As presented, $200,000 would have been more realistic fbr this car but bid still well short. #55-1933 TALBOT 90 ALPINE sedan. S/N 33642. Eng. #AW 241. Brown over beige/dark brown. RHD. Odo: 55,179 miles. Four owners; restored in 1988. Paint chipped, rear fenders Market Reports Odo: 76,717 miles. First owned by MGM movie star Robert Montgomery in U.K. and then U.S. (twice). Old restoration, repaint still excellent, chrome marked, retrim only fair with scuffed driver's seatback. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $118,300. At the time of its introduction, the 31/2 Litre was a new kind of sports car crossed with a luxury tourer Its condition didn't match its storied history, so performance was sluggish on the block. The $130,000 lower estimate possibly put off punters too. Worth somewhere between that and the high bid. damaged. Headlamp chrome very good. Radiator surround virtually matte. Leather grubby. 1 of 49 model 90s built and 1 of 12 Vanden Plas tourers. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $67,364. The George Roesch-designed 90 sports tourer was highly regarded in its time and could reach 80 mph. Stylish and affordable 1930s open motoring at this money Generous valuation. #71-1935 BENTLEY 3-1/2 LITRE sedan. S/N B63DK. Eng. #S7BL. Green/red. RHD. #64-1935 TALBOT 110 sedan. S/N BG4509. Eng. #BG5. Silver/blue. RHD. Odo: 95,773 miles. 1935 London Motor Show exhibit. Road tested in period by The Motor magazine. Four owners, restored in 1987. Paint scratched, chrome good, leather marked. Four-seat convertible coachwork fully restored in 1987. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $117,618. The 110 Tourer is the ultimate in the line of George Roesch-designed Talbots. Great provenance You can't trust them with just anyone. Prized Possessions. coupled with acceptable condition boosted bidding to $8,400 over the top estimate result. Another example of history being all-important to the serious collector #69-1953 MORGAN PLUS 4 roadster. S/N P 2689. Eng. #TS 81980. Green/black. RHD. Odo: 72,816 miles. Original engine replaced with later TR engine. Twin SU carbs, Moss 4-sp. Front disc brakes, larger rear drum setup, and tubular exhaust fitted. Konis, twin spares on back, Halda rally trip, electric fan. Classic Car Insurance Costs Less Than You Think! No matter what your prized possessions are, our award-winning equipment provides immaculate, enclosed, door-to-door transport. We offer containerizing for overseas shipping, automobile storage, and pier service. Featuring HighwayMaster satellite tracking/communication systems. Visit our web site at www.horselesscarriage.com ur tirrmt M.= 2137= Ritercless tE1rria4c trarrirrs, 61 Iowa Aventle • Paterson, Neslersey -07503 800-631-7796 • In NJ 973-742-26973-742-8369 July 2004 Nish ileacock INSURANCE (800) 678-5173 Instant quotes online at: www.parishheacock.com 63 Contact Gary Gandy to discuss your classic car insurance needs.

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Market Reports  Repaint good, front chrome scratched. Driver's seat ripped, dash crudely painted. Two owners. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $11,830. Well sorted, but sadly uncompetitive in pre-1967 historics category in UK, thanks to 911s and Lotus Cortina MkIs scooping up all the silverware. In its last London sale Christie 's also failed to find buyer for another Mog of similar vintage. Too much of a country primitive for the city types, perhaps? #63-1954 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER WRAITH sedan. S/N BLW92. Eng. #L91B. Garnet over black/black leather/blue cloth. RHD. Odo: 88,660 miles. Ex-Governor of Singapore; transported British royals, hence blue dictaphone, and transmitting radio. No heater. Includes photos of the car in royal use. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $117,709. Hoopers are instantly distinguishable from the back, love it or hate it. Mid-estimate money deservedly forthcoming for nicely presented State Wraith with some real royal provenance. It will take up far less room than a State Phantom limo too. #65-1964 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER CLOUD HI FLYING SPUR sedan. S/N SGT599C. Eng. #ST299G. Burgundy/grey. RHD. Odo: 24,560 miles. 6.2-liter V8, 4-sp auto. Electric windows all around and original Reutter reclining seats. Repaint crude around rear window molding, rear fender shrinkage upholstery. RHD. Imported to Queensland, Australia; discovered in chassis form in the '50s, bodied as now shortly afterwards. Later Gilltrap Museum of Queensland exhibit and Sterling Collection. Last repaint now marked, coach lining rubbed through, retrim good. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $42,770. Beneath a replicated exterior lay all-original Panhard hardware from chassis to running gear, with such period goodies as original steering-wheelmounted Krebbs controls retained. Eccentrics like this are a hard sell, so despite $47,000 aspirations this vendor was wise to settle for less in post-block sale. lamp on windshield top. Hooper coachwork. Old repaint generally good, apart from minor corrosion near panel edges. Chrome in need of refurb, retrim still excellent. Many odd and original options including Eight Day Clock, Get New Products to Market! Product Development Prototyping Limited Run Manufacturing CNC Machining Silicon Molding Vacuum Forming 3D Modeling Functional Testing Product Design Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering PCB Design/Manufacturing Stereolithography Fused Deposition Modeling splits. Chrome polish-marked, windshield wiper-marked. Woodwork good, leather nice and soft. One of 34 RHD built. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $70,571. Mid-estimate valuation spot-on, though a fussy owner would need to fund a full repaint which, depending on nerve of body shop when invoicing, might bump up the total cost significantly. #54-1965 JAGUAR 3.4 S-TYPE sedan. S/N PLB3997BW. Eng. #7B4623/8. Blue/ blue. RHD. Odo: 897 miles. 3.4-liter 16, 3-sp. Color-changed in bare-metal restoration. Paint, chrome, trim, veneers all excellent with only minor cosmetic wear. Has been converted to GERMAN #56-1927 AUSTRO-DAIMLER 19/100 sports tourer. S/N 11026. Eng. #21259. Dark green/black. RHD. Odo: 9,483 miles. Ferdinand Porsche-designed, member of 1928 Tourist Trophy winning team. One-familyowned since 1935, Irish barn-stored since mid1950s and still complete. Curiously, timepiece has been replaced with altimeter. Corroded chassis surface, crusty-rusty fenders and wire wheel spokes, motor claimed to turn over. Cond: 4-. Christies - London, UK run on unleaded, changed to column shift. Alternator replaced generator, electronic ignition and fuel pump, oil cooler, modern power steering and brake units. Anti-roll bar, uprated suspension, wider wheels. Webasto sunroof fitted. Restoration started at 41,000 miles; less than 500 miles since. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $26,732. Restorations not done to original specifications don't usually bring full money, but this one was especially well done. Near top guide price paid here, a strong retail valuation, and great fun to drive, I'm sure. But say goodbye to that vintage feeling. FRENCH info@tarletonbull.com tarletonbull.com 541.687.7003 877.566.5541 64  #73-1910 PANHARD ET LEVASSOR roadster. S/N 13502. Olive green/brown SOLD AT $660,205. Well researched history with Ye Olde sepia race photos really paid off with quadruple top-estimate result. Continental buyer already has most of surviving Austro-Daimler stock in his cache. Once again this sale confirmed one of the undeniable facts of the marketplace—only a public auction can establish the real value of restoration projects like this. Dealers and others had been trying to land this sleeper direct for years, their best and unsuccessful offer presumably falling below the $130,000 lower guide price. #51-1958 BMW ISETTA 300 microcar. S/N 13903. Green/tartan. RHD. Odo: 40,812 miles. 247-cc single, 4-sp. Black sunroof top. Recently repainted, some microblistering beneath. 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Christies - London, UK  nal interior still acceptable, some use marks to dash paint, rear parcel shelf trim lifting. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $25,662. $3,800 over top estimate paid for this admittedly low mileage, though rusting 356 with later body and S motor was over-generous. Beneath those bubbles lurked the unknown... just how deep has the dreaded tinworm burrowed? a few years ago, but prices are staying up there. Buyer met the minimum for an admittedly rare 4-wheel version of this more commonly 3-wheeled microcar (in England, anyway, due to tax reasons). I guess if you really wanted one in this configuration, you would be prepared to pay even more than this. #53-1962 PORSCHE 356B S. S/N 122777. Eng. #704802. Red/black. Odo: 32,810 miles. 1592-cc "S" engine, 4-sp, twin 2-bbl Solex #61-2004 MERCEDES-BENZ SLR MCLAREN coupe. S/N 03-20171. Crystal Galaxite black/black leather. 1 of the first 10 to be produced. 5.4-liter turbo V8, 626 hp, 5sp auto. Not present during viewing or on sale day, as car had not yet been completed by M-B further period privateer race history. Partially restored and incomplete. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $153,699. Even with much still to do, project comfortably made guide price band. Would be Mille Miglia retro and FIA pre-war sports car series eligible if completed in 2-seater form. carbs. Genuine low mileage. Driver's door fit poor, serious bubbling below repaint on passenger door and offside rear fender tops. Origi- works. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $509,600. If punters had been able to touch and feel the goods in the sale room, then this yuppie-mobile might have stood sporting chance of achieving $580,000 minimum price for the vendor who won the supercar in a competition back in 2001. Apparently, if you placed your order for one now, you wouldn't get one of these for three years! #67-1934 MASERATI 4CS. RHD. Dismantled restoration project. Collection of parts ITALIAN #66-1933 MASERATI 4CS roadster. S/N 1518/1520. RHD. 1.5-liter 16, 4-sp. No body, just rolling chassis in primer. Largely replicated engine. 1933 Mille Miglia team entry, mated in 1934 with a different chassis bringing Market Reports Part et l'automobile Gallery  Automobilia Auction (374 lots) Ending June 16th, 2004 Auction 1957 Dodge by Alain Levesque, Canada, oil on canvas, Est. $3,500-4,500 Ford CT-40 b ■ C.A.F.. France, 1969, 100" loint. motori /ed. I:st. $8,000-12.000 wwvv.arteauto.com Original Poster by Falcucci, Italy, AH- cond. Est. $9,000-11.000 Phone: 631-329-8580 - USA - e-mail: info@arteauto.com July 2004  65

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Market Reports claimed to have been sourced from several cars no longer existing. Chassis likely to have been made by Thompson & Taylor. Motor seemingly complete, gearbox brand new, rear axle replicated. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $40,040. $56,000 sought was probably fair asking price to pay if really desperate for particular pieces in this incomplete and not wholly pre-war parts bin. Nobody here needed any items that badly. Isn't Murray Smith looking for a new project? #50-1938 FIAT 500 TOPOLINO coupe. S/N 500-043591. Eng. #043940. Claret over black/dark red. RHD. Odo: 293 miles. Mileage since motor rebuild. Recent restoration, still 434 sold in the US, Topolino was best-selling foreign import in 1938-39! Required money was forthcoming for apparently sharp and all-working example of designer Fessia's auto art. #72-1964 FERRARI 250GT/L LUSSO berlinetta. SN 5865. Eng. #3069. Green/ beige. RHD. Odo: 14,906 miles. Originally dark metallic blue with blue leather, repaint now iffy here and there, hood edge chips, - cosmetically very good. More modern flash ing indicator and tail/stop lamps added, SU rather than Solex carb, and gas tank with SU pump rear rather than front-mounted. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $14,651. The 500 stood out for its modern big-car features like water cooling, 12-volt electricals, independent front suspension, and hydraulic brakes. And with Exotic Car Transport ORLANDO FLORIDA Open and Enclosed Carrier Ser " , -  --i, "Get the whole story of Exotic Car Transport, visit us on the Worldwide Web." 1-800-766-8797 www.exoticcartransport.corn Nationwide Transport of Exotic, Vintage and Luxury Automobiles Indoor Storage Available 66 .  ..._ Grey/red. RI-ID. Odo: 72,988 miles. 1.6-liter, 5sp. Believed genuine two-owner car. Repainted in 1997 and still good. No rust apparent. Front chrome scratched, driver's seat squab torn. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $25,662. Good value at this price, vendor/auctioneers had been lookingfbr $2,000 more. Great looker super motor lovely driver—shame about the dull color #70-1965 ALFA ROMEO GIULIA SPRINT SPECIALE coupe. S/N AR380419. Eng. #AR0012100970. White/grey fabric. retrim in button-back leather good. Engine and axles overhauled. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $32,078. Upscale Town Car variant accounted for less than 1% of all Model Ts, understandable when it was at a $250 (50%0 premium versus the Runabout. Actual car featured in Profile publication on Model T, VCC rallied since 1970s. This has to be the body to have atop your Model T, hence very high for model price paid (at least on this side of the pond).* Parts & Service Contact: GW Bartlett 4401 North Old SR 3, Muncie, IN 47303 XME:E email: JaguarXJ220USA@aol.com XMEED telephone: Factory Authorized 765-289-0689 Sports Car Market leather acceptably soiled, w indshield edge milky, spokes and wires highly polished. 1983 restoration. Engine replaced in early 1970s. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $349,895. One of 19 known survivors of 22 RHD Lussos built, and only in third ownership, but simply not good enough to warrant the $405,000 originally required. Wisely, owner accepted this more realistic valuation post-block. #59-1964 ALFA ROMEO GIULIA roadster. S/N AR383092. Eng. #AR0011212241. scruffy, sealing rubbers renewed, door fit poor. Chrome excellent, no corrosion. Interior cord slightly marked, period Blaupunlct push-button radio intact. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $29,939. Both in terms of exterior design and mechanically, the Sprint Speciale was very innovative for its time. Considering the disappointing door fit, high estimate money paid was a tad strong. These cars come to market infrequently, though. AMERICAN #57-1915 FORD MODEL T TOWN CAR tourer. Eng. #727264. Red/black. RHD. 2-sp. Four-seat coachwork. Formerly Hawaiian Sullivan Collection, known as "Florence." Well refurbed during past 10 years, only minor marks to paint, brasswork completely dull, Christies - London, UK Odo: 38,831 kilometers. 5-sp. Delivered new in France. Likely to be all genuine. Panels good, fresh repaint very glossy. Openings

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www.cheffins.co.uk 01799 513131 FOUNDED IN  1825 Chef:fins A TWO-DAY AUCTION OF VINTAGE AND CLASSIC CARS, MOTORCYCLES AND AUTOMOBILIA FRIDAY 11th AND SATURDAY 12th JUNE 2004 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM, DUXFORD, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, ENGLAND Illustrated and included in this prestigious sale, 1970 Alfa Romeo T33/3 chassis number 019. A Monocoque Auto Delta team car, its illustrious racing history includes second place in the 1971 Targa Florio and victory in the 2003 Historic Le Mans Classic. Estimate £260,000-280,000. Also offered the 1933 'Turner' MG Special. This supercharged car has extensive racing history from over six decades. Estimate £60,000-80,000 Cheffins, 8 Hill Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1 JD, England. Telephone +44 (0) 1799 513131 Fax +44 (0) 1799 522708 e-mail vintage@cheffins.co.uk

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Market Reports McCormick Auction - Palm Springs, CA Palm Springs Auction McCormick Auction Palm Springs, CA February 28-29, 2004 Auctioneer: Number of lots: Number of lots sold: Sales rate: Sale total: High sale:     Premium: 5% (included in prices of lots sold) Report by Carl Bomstead Market opinion in italics T he Coachella Valley saw storms sail through during the week preceding the auction, accompanied by high winds and rain. Rain in the desert is serious business, and staging an auction on the top floor of a parking garage while being buffeted by the elements would not have been pleasant. Gene Radcliffe 298 189 63% $3,071,329 Lot 397, 1998 Ferrari F355 Spider, sold for $88,200 February's sale also featured a number of high-end customs, like a 1936 Ford coupe, a Goodguys Street Rod of the Year in 1997, unsold at $50,000. The others met with similarly disappointing results, and even after return trips across the block on Sunday, none sold. Sellers were looking for upwards of $50,000, but with the average sale price at the auction just a touch over $15k, these cars were just priced out of range. A couple cars from the November sale returned for a second chance, either to continue their search for a new garage or to provide a "return on investment" for wouldbe dealers. A custom Mazda B2600 pickup that I lusted after for a very brief instant in November was back, and this time sold for about $500 less than the $8,085 it made then. I managed to avoid it this time as well, but maybe the third time will be the charm. McCormick's 37th auction is scheduled for November 20th and 21st, just in time to take a Thanksgiving holiday in the desert, making for a great escape as the snow starts to fly in other parts of the country.—CB. . NOT SOLD AT $55,000. The 140 gives a few more inches of legroom than the 120 and still maintains styling that many prefer compared to the 150. Bid was light by about ten grand, but there was plenty of interest as people were around the car all weekend talking to the owner Good 140s, like this one, will always have a market. Just not at this auction on this day. trunk. Claimed show driven only, little to fault. Cond: 1 - 1960 SUNBEAM ALPINE roadster. S/N B90072720DLRY. Carnival Red/red. Odo: 81,095 miles. 1.5-liter, twin 1-bbl, 4sp. Respray of maginal quality, chrome long past prime, seats worn out. Engine compartment dirty and grimy; new fuel pump and #113 - ENGLISH As it was, the auction gods decided instead it was to be a sun-drenched, picturepostcard, Chamber of Commerce weekend. Keith McCormick and his crew assembled an appetizing array of cars for his 36th semi-annual sale. The quality was headand-shoulders above the offerings from his November sale and they were rewarded with a higher sales rate (63.4 percent vs. 54 in November) and over $800,000 more revenue. #239-1953 MG TD roadster. S/N 28865. Yellow/tan leather. Odo: 8,012 miles. Twin SU carbs, 4-sp, presented with all docs and tools. Redone in distant past. Minor chips and scratches in paint, odd wind wings. Leather water pump. Optional hard top. A well -used example. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $2,520. Price paid was what they sold for new in 1960. Looked bad at 20 feet and worse the closer you got to the car Restored, these are worth about $7,500, so what do you do with this one? A parts car or a beater The auction was again held in the Palm Springs parking garage, a new four-story facility that cost the city about seven million dollars. The cars displayed on the top level were out in the bright sun and easy to examine, but those in the dark levels below were difficult to inspect, let alone photograph. The mainstay of McCormick's auction is American cars from the 1950s and 1960s, with newer Rolls-Royces, Bentleys, and Mercedes-Benzes offered for the country club set. This area has the highest per-capita population of Rollers and Bentleys in the country—if not the world—so there are always plenty to choose from at the auction. McCormick auctions are also known for having a few offbeat cars come up for bid. How about a nasty 1979 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz for $945, or a Genuine fright-pig 1992 Chrysler LeBaron convertible for $735? 68  #252 1961 AUSTIN HEALEY SPRITE - - roadster. S/N H-AN5 38674. Eng. #38498. Iris Blue/black leather. Odo: 59,407 miles. Paint dull, body okay. Presented with British Heritage Certificate. Original tonneau cover. very nice. Tonneau cover. Stated that engine was completely rebuilt. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $16,590. A very decent TD that sold for a fair price. If one of these is on your list then you missed an honest car Sale worked for both buyer and seller Nice when that happens. 1956 JAGUAR XK 140 roadster. S/N S81-1589. Eng. #G45958S. Old English white/tan leather. Odo: 87,085 miles. Striking presentation. Paint and bodywork excellent. Six-year frame-off restoration with photos to document the process. Leather interior excellent. Cooling system modified for high-altitude driving. Jack and tools correctly dispayed in #181 - Interior very nice. Engine bay not detailed. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $9,555. Called Bugeyes here, Frogeyes in UK. If you have to buy one, this was a good choice. Well documented and in good overall condition. However, be aware that driving one in today's traffic, surrounded by Navigators, Excursions and Suburbans, Sports Car Market

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McCormick Auction - Palm Springs, CA  will let you know how the Lilliputians felt when Gulliver came striding by. #234-1967 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MKIII BJ8 coupe. S/N HBJ8L35345. White/ black. Odo: 96,607 miles. Twin SU carbs, 4-sp. Recent respray on straight, solid body. Market Reports repaired chip on driver's door. Nardi wheel. Interior wood fading and delaminating. Engine clean with leaks and streaks you'd expect with age and use. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $38,850. More of these in this area, per capita, than anywhere else in the world except maybe Palm Beach. Not a bad car for a starter wanna-be Trump kind of guy. Brightwork redone. Rebuilt engine in clean bay. Interior crisp and clean. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $33,250. Prices for well-presented AustinHealeys have been running up the charts of late. A few years ago this would have been all the money, but today it should be considered well bought. #229-1982 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SPUR sedan. SN SCRZN42A5CCX05134. White/black leather. Odo: 46,128 miles. At one time an impressive Rolls-Royce, but time has taken its toll. Dull, sun-bleached paint; white top stained, ding on the right rear door. Worn right rear seat (where the queen of the house sat?). Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $18,585. In Palm Springs, this is just another used car Wear on rear seat would indicate that this was chauffeur-driven most of its life. An inexpensive way to impress the neighbors in your gated community, if you assume they can't tell a beater Roller from a nice one. And just wait until that first repair bill arrives—no more Far Niente Chardonnay, it will be back to box wine for you. #162-1984 ROLLS-ROYCE CORNICHE convertible. S/N SCAZD42A8ECX08888. Black/tan leather. Odo: 81,442 miles. The right color combination. Excellent paint. Large with no visible problems. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $22,312. Depreciation takes a brutal toll on 15-year-old Bentleys, even when they are in decent condition. Chance to have a stylish ride for cheap. Enjoy the attention, but be aware that the parking lot attendant will now think you're a player and expect a real tip. A coupon for a free Subway sandwich probably won't cut it anymore. #290-1987 BENTLEY EIGHT sedan. SN AABCYI6805. White/blue leather. Odo: 72,128 miles. Repainted to acceptable standards; body straight and solid. Excellent interior, aftermarket stereo. Wood not delaminating, dash very good. Engine clean 11  elassic ars 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 July 2004  WWW.HYMANLTD.COM• 314-524-6000 2310 CHAFFEE ST. LOUIS, MO 63146 69

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Market Reports GERMAN #354-1955 BECK PORSCHE 550 SPYDER REPLICA roadster. S/N AZ264482. Red/tan leather. Odo: 50 miles. Made by Beck in LA. 1915-cc engine, but titled as 1955 VW drivetrain. VDO gauges. Interesting body; straight and solid. Nice interior. 96,607 miles. US version with power windows and air. Recent restoration to high standards. Full books and records. New interior. Well presented. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $74,000. A recently restored GTS sold at B-J Scottsdale for $76,680 including commission, actually less than was bid here, so seller may have missed an opportunity if it wasn't an excited chandelier doing the bidding. #366-1990 FERRARI TESTAROSSA coupe. S/N ZFFSGMA5L0083858. Black/ tan leather. Odo: 22,627 miles. Introduced in 1985 for the U.S. market with $162,000 price tag. 180-mph top speed. Paint and body well maintained. Interior shows Engine compartment clean. Car as new. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $23,500. One sold at January B-J for $24,500 but they were looking for an improbable $35,000 here. Beck offers a James Dean limited edition which brings about $30,000, so why the lofty expectations? #191-2002 BMW Z8 convertible. S/N WBAEJ13452AH6 1885. Silver/black leather. Odo: 4,200 miles. 400-hp V8. Sold new for $132,745, with a waiting list. Very close to a new car. Only 400 for US market. 0-62 in 4.7 sec. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $90,000. minimal wear with no wear to driver's bolster. Engine clean and crisp. Nice presentation. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $57,000. 14 years later, the stying is dated, which may be perfect for parts of Palm Springs and would look great next to that cheaply-bought '80s Rolls in the garage. That said, the bid may have been light by $5k or so. AMERICAN Retro-inspired by the 1955 BMW 507, the factory reportedly lost money on every one sold. They are wicked quick and exciting to drive. Problem is the bloom is off the rose and the seller will have a hard time getting much more than $80k. The longer he holds on, the lower the price. The performance will be everlasting, but not so the value. Yesterday's hype is just today's used car ITALIAN #268-1974 FERRARI 246 GTS DINO targa. S/N 07860. Red/black buckets. Odo: The coffin-nose Cord by Gordon Buehrig is one of the most easily recognized collector cars. Only 688 supercharged 812s were sold, but many, many more exist today as both 810s and 812s can be fitted with aftermarket units. Price here was light, even considering its needs and stories, but not by much. Apparently this crowd felt that two recent Barrett-Jackson sales of $201,960 and $324,000 were more Speed Channel—induced than not. 70 Sports Car Market #383-1936 CORD 810 phaeton. S/N 9131. Black/red leather. Odo: 12,268 miles. Side pipes added. Listed S/N is incorrect. Chrome grille trim dented, rear taillight lens cracked, minor paint blemishes. Interior very nice. Listed as supercharged but that was not available on 810. Unable to access engine compartment to verify. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $105,000. presentation. Incorrect vinyl instead of leather in interior. V12 engine clean. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $18,480. SCM database at work: Car was a no-sale at the November Palm Springs auction at $22,575 and now sells for four grand less. This may be a wise purchase or a mechanical nightmare, depending on the condition of the engine. #416-1953 CHEVROLET BEL AIR convertible. S/N 63798012844. Red/red/white. Odo: 44,487 miles. 235-ci 16, auto. Mags. Paint scratched, chrome pitted, and rear molding broken. Top and door fit off. Optional front bumper guard, rear bumper rusty. Driver's McCormick Auction - Palm Springs, CA #361-1941 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL coupe. S/N 11108358. Blue/blue/tan fabric/ vinyl. Odo: 57,803 miles. 292-ci V12, 2-bbl, 3-sp. Paint scratched and dull. Fit and finish acceptable, stress crack on right window frame. Wax in fender welting takes away from seat split. Engine compartment not detailed Cond: 3. SOLD AT $16,800. Price was about right considering the many needs of this car; which was attractive from a distance only. If the owner can do some of the work himself another $10k could be invested and still offer a reasonable return. #242-1954 CHEVROLET BEL AIR convertible. S/N C54L016771. Red/white/ red/white. Odo: 71,304 miles. 235-ci 16, 1-bbl, column-shift 3-sp. Right color combination with a little orange peel in paint. Hood fit off some, but not hateful. New interior. Power top,

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Market Reports  radio and clock. Rebuilt engine. Nice presentation. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $23,625. A no - sale for $21,000; reported sold post-block. '54 Bel Air convertibles bring a little more money than the '53s but don't come close to the '55-'57s. This was a better car than the '53 Bel Air in the sale (Lot 416) and the relative pricing, at $7k more, was market-correct. Spending a bit more up front can save money in the long run, and that was true here. #374-1954 CHEVROLET CORVETTE roadster. S/N E545001436. Sportsman Red/ red vinyl. Odor 1,435 miles. Auto. Striking car in rare color. Second year of Corvette and over 3,000 produced. Frame-off restoration and it showed; fit and finish better than new. Claimed numbers-matching car. Engine compartment/ interior flawless. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $60,000. Seller was thinking of the example that sold at B-.1 and wanted the same money. A flawless example, but is there another $100k buyer out there? dispenser, Wonderbar radio. Power Pack offered 18 additional hp. Power windows and seats, ps, pb. Former Chevy showcase car. Overheated going across the block. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $26,000. In bright sun all the flaws stood out like a wart on Britney's chin. Bid was all the money considering the poor bodywork. It takes perfect presentation to bring big-time money, even for popular models like the Nomad. #184-1956 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N E56S002054. Venetian Red/red. Odor 19,947 miles. 265-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Very presentable example of what many consider the most attractive Corvette built. Panel fit excellent. Both tops. Interior without Ferrari Upholstery Headquarters This is the hard stuff to find, we have the easy stuff too! -D rrr Ff errari's Replacement Leather for Connolly Uses original Connolly Color Numbers Headliner for 308 Striped Wool Twill Carpet For '80's & '90's Testarossas, Beige & Red Blk & White, Brown & Beige "Mousehair" Dash Material For Dinos and Daytonas McCormick Auction - Palm Springs, CA #365-1955 CHEVROLET BEL AIR NOMAD station wagon. S/N VC55F102476. Coral/gray/coral/gray fabric. Odo: 854,856 miles. Only 6,102 Nomads produced. Quickie restoration, body prep poor, but the right colors. Filler in left rear quarter panel. Tissue issues. Frame-off restoration in 1999. Rebuilt engine but not one born with; engine compartment clean. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $42,000. Announced as a no-sale when it crossed the block, so the owner had a change of heart. Both tops were $ 1,500-plus but non-matching numbers is a negative. All considered, the bid may have been a few thousand less than expected. Advantage, buyer #321-1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD convertible. S/N P6FH227303. Yellow/brown vinyl. Odor 60,889 miles. 292-ci V8, 4-bbl, 2sp auto. Body straight, good panel fit, numerous paint chips. Carpets shot, steering wheel crazed. Not the most attractive color combina tion. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $18,900. For '56 the spare tire was moved out to the rear of the car, which had an adverse affect on steering and handling due to redistribution of weight. Over 15,000 sold during the year, so the buyer could have spent a few more dollars and ended up with a much better, more attractive example. #232-1956 CONTINENTAL MARK II coupe. S/N C56D2626. Silver/red/white leather. Odor 48,370 miles. 368-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Claimed restoration more than 30 years ago. Not the best color combination; decent Vintage Italian Wool Carpet Many Colors Available Square-Weave Loop Italian Wool Carpet for Trunks 288 GTO Velvet Cloth  Yellow & Red  Red Nomex Fabric  for F-40  Headliner for 308 Loose-Weave Cream Black Elastic Backed Vinyl Original Pebbly Leather Grain For 275 GTB Perforated Bone Color Headliner Vinyl for Lusso Long-Grain Dino Vinyl Black Red & Tan wvvvv.reoriginals.com tel: 713-849-2400 fax:713-849-2401 72  paint but numerous scratches and blemishes. No concerns with interior. Owner says factory a/c works. Would guess second time around on the odometer. All books and records. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $24,937. Introduced at the 1955 Paris auto show. Air was the only option. Modern design for the era but at a staggering $10,000 sticker price. Price in line with recent sales for comparable examples. Sports Car Market

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McCormick Auction - Palm Springs, CA  #214-1957 BUICK SPECIAL convertible. SIN 4D6040560. White/red/white/red. Odo: 27,166 miles. 364-ci V8, 2-bbl, 2-sp auto. Respray not to high standards, marginal fit at trunk and doors. Chrome dented and pitted. Market Reports A striking car in the right colors. When two examples of desirable, high-point cars are offered at the same auction and sell within a few thousand of each other, that establishes the market—at least during that particular weekend in February in Palm Springs. examples still bring the big money, although slightly off the high they reached a few years ago. This was a strong car at the top of its game. Both sides should be happy. Right rear window broken. Interior presentable. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $36,225. No-sale at $33,000; reported sold post-block. Car was stated to have sold at the November Palm Springs auction (SCM, Feb. 2004, p. 95) for $34,650, and now presented with the same odd sales stategy of keeping doors locked with no representive in sight. #158-1957 CHEVROLET BEL AIR convertible. S/N VC575116680. Red/red/silver inserts. Odo: 49,538 miles. 283-ci V8, 2-bbl, 2-sp. auto. Frame-off restoration well done with excellent fit and finish. Slight shrinking of top. Excellent interior; big aftermarket stereo. Engine compartment clean with no abnormal leaks or streaks. Owner claims all accessories work. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $60,375. A striking car with the right colors. Well-presented #384-1957 CHEVROLET BEL AIR convertible. S/N VC575168312. Red/red/ white. Odo: 70,836 miles. 283-ci V8, 2-bbl, 2-sp Powerglide auto, Continental kit. Claimed frame-off restoration. Minor paint touch-up. #185-1960 BUICK ELECTRA 225 convertible. S/N 8G1022432. Maroon/2-tone maroon. Odo: 41,040 miles. 401-ci V8, 4-bbl. Another big boat from the era of excessive automobiles. Chrome scratched, paint chipped, interior presentable enough, engine compartment dingy. Miles on odometer on their second Fit, finish without issues. Interior handles pitted; aftermarket stereo. Engine compartment clean and neat. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $57,225. The complete one stop resto shop 'Complete classic and custom vehicle restoration/creation and repair services for every model year prior to 1980 'True triple-plate chrome plating (old style) 'Pre-purchase inspection, appraisals and title services (PA) 'Collector vehicles bought and sold 'Vehicle/parts location and fabrication 'Maintenance Agreements, Safe Purchase Program, Hobbyist Co-op Program Phone. 412-653-3672 Toll-Free 1-866-877-8866 Fax. 412-653-3798 VVeb.http:11www.carsofpgh.coml July 2004  cA,Rs Classic Auto Restoration Services ; of Pittsburgh carrozzeria metal and glass craftsmanship & design We design and hand build YOUR dream car sumbef ony,aldo ti °1° oo tvs 94-t 01. 9 S Come to us with your ideas and let our designer and master metal and composites craftsmen turn them into the most unique vehicle on the road - one that was custom built for you Our fully equipped facility allows us to complete the entire automobile on our premises Our expertise. we build concept vehicles for map manufacturers and have restore some of the rarest cars in the world. 4766 NE 11th Ave., ft Lauderdale, Florida tel. (954) 772.8272 fax (954) //2, 8148 sales@eurocoachworks.com www.eurocoachworks.com 73 . ime around. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $21,525. The Electra 225 was Buick 's most luxurious model for the time. This will most likely be a retired snowbird's winter car as he relives his lost youth. Driving skills are not a refined art in Palm Springs, so at least he will be well protected with acres of sheetmetal to act as a crush zone. Sold for the going rate, so a fair deal for buyer and seller alike.

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Market Reports #367-1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE coupe. S/N 308375100246. White/red vinyl. Odo: 48,129 miles. 327-ci V8, 300-hp, 4-bbl, 4-sp. The only year for the split-window. Paint nicked; resprayed but jambs not done, cracks in fiberglass, glass cracked, right door fit off. McCormick Auction - Palm Springs, CA $19,425. Beautiful color; calling it purple doesn't do it justice. Car sold for a premium over a stock example, but well worth it considering the quality of the paint and interior. #353-1965 FORD MUSTANG convert- ible. S/N 5R08C230114. Rangoon Red/red vinyl. Odo: 76,296 miles. 289-ci V8, 2-bbl, 3-sp. Stated to be a one-owner car; restored somewhere along the line. Body straight, paint very acceptable. New Pony interior, no center console. Engine compartment clean and tidy. Warranty tag indicates not born with the Pony Aftermarket stereo, new seats. Numbersmatching car. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $32,550. Split-window 'Vettes have a devoted following, so even though this one had a long list of needs it went for strong money. Fair deal all around, and some easy money on the table if the new owner does some heavy detailing and fixing. #134-1964 DODGE DART GT convert- ible. SN 7442654617. BlackJblack. 273-ci V8, 2-bbl, auto. UT was the top trim package and included bucket seats and padded dash. Paint and body okay, brightwork good. Unusual push-button trasmission. New bucket seats interior and originally black. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $22,313. Ford made over 90,000 first-year convertibles, so not exactly rare. Still a wonderful car and as long as the new owner does not enter it in full-fledged Mustang concours he will have many pleasurable miles of topdown driving. Doubt there will be any financial loss when it comes time to trade up. Can't beat that, and a much better buy than the 6-cylinder 3-speed for $7k less at the same auction. #311-1965 FORD MUSTANG fastback. S/N 6R09C173269. Wimbledon white/red vinyl. 289-ci V8, 2-bbl, 3-sp. Body fit off by 1/2-inch where right rear fender meets taillight, paint presentable. Door locked (for a reason?) Engine grimy and grungy. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $7,245. Price seemed cheap enough for an uninspiring presentation. Price guides indicate that more dollars could have bought a much better car, so we have to say this was good for seller. But still not a lot for a four-seat, vintage, open car, and they getting harder and harder to come by. #370-1964 BUICK RIVIERA hardtop coupe. SN 7K1159460. Purple/cream/purple/ cream. Odo: 26,232 miles. 425-ci V8, 2-bbl, 2sp auto. Striking presentation of a mild custom. so unable to check warranty tag. Center console, a/c. Engine clean, overflow tank added to radiator. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $22,575. Listed as 1965 but VIN indicated 1966. An amazing price for an average car, especially with warranty tag not available for inspection. Buyer took a giant leap of faith when he raised his paddle on this one. #174-1965 SHELBY 427 COBRA road- Paint of highest quality. Body straight and solid. Custom interior was tastefully done. Engine bright and shiny. Cond: 2. SOLD AT 74 ster. S/N CSX 4020. Guardsman Blue/white stripe/black leather. 485-hp, 427-ci V8, twin 4-bbl carbs. One of 348 built during 196567. Signed by Carroll Shelby. Paint and fit excellent. Interior fine. Two gel batteries, 20-gallon fuel cell. No idea of engine history or condition but looked very good. Engine clean. Optional radio, incorrect UT wheels. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $11,550. A very presentable Mustang that was bought fbr the right money. Great college car for the kids or Sports Car Market Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $87,000. Originally registered in Canada. Wicked quick with 0100 mph in 12.8 sec. Bid was not even close. Doubt if this was the best venue for this type of vehicle. Even so, any prospective buyer would be taking a leap without having more info on the car 's history. #241-1966 FORD MUSTANG convert- ible. S/N 6708T115536. White/red. Odo: 63,944 miles. 200-ci 16, 1-bbl, 3-sp. Fit and finish very good. Seams straight and uniform. Brightwork very good, top wrinkled. Buckets with no center console. Engine compartment clean with no visible fluid leaks. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $14,700. The early Mustang sixcylinder and manual tranny combination was notoriously troublesome. Not the car for an aggressive teenager Price was about right for both buyer and seller and the cheapest way you're going to get into a droptop Mustang these days. #267-1966 FORD MUSTANG coupe. S/N 07C148393. Wimbledon White/blue. Odo: 29,126 miles. 289-ci V8, 2-bbl, 3-sp. Recent respray to decent standards. Body straight and solid. Interior clean and without needs.

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Market Reports for getting started in the collector-car hobby. Nicely done. #230-1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE roadster. S/N 194377S108413. Red/white scoop/black. Odo: 49,100 miles. 427-ci V8, Tri-Power, 4-sp. Numbers-matching big- McCormick Auction - Palm Springs, CA block. Paint and chrome excellent, body fit acceptable, crack in fiberglass above left door. Interior flawless. Redline tires. Engine compartment clean. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $56,175. Excellent presentation of a desirable big block that could have easily brought a few thousand more. When ordered new, another $130 would have purchased the L71 427/435 engine and would have resulted in at least another $15,000 today. If only... #385-1967 CHEVROLET CAMARO RS convertible. SIN 124677N108815. Orange/ white stripe/black houndstooth. Odo: 623 miles. New Z24 (427-ci V8, 4-bbl) engine package from 1969 Camaro, stated to generate 450 hp; 5-sp Tremec. Strong presentation. Paint and body flawless. Digital gauges, halogen lights. Numerous other engine mods. Nothing to fault here except changes from stock. Cond: I. SOLD AT $32,550. Camaros are at the top of the muscle-car/pony-car list. This is a case where the engine modifications cost the owner at least $15,000. Original examples in this #1 condition are pushing 50 large, so a fair amount of money was left in the mechanic's shop. #391-1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO RS/ SS convertible. S/N 1243791513808. Black/ white stripe/black/white houndstooth. Odo: 14,098 miles. 350-ci V8, 4-bbl, 3-sp. Very well presented. No fault with paint or body. Seams There's www.alfapartscatalog.com de, $cott is invaluable partner for those seeking an ent, qualift4d and objective opinion. g cae.  Services Include: Appraisal Largest online parts and accessories catalog with 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 Giulietta to 164, factory authorized Alfa Romeo parts provider, over 30 years of exclusive Alfa Romeo experience. 800 890 ALFA (2532) 510 525 9435 www.alfapartscatalog.com 76 Sports Car Market FEADERMANG/ CO Gladwyne, Pennsylvania www.FeathermanCo.corn Free Initial Consultation 610.645.5595 Pre-Purchase Inspection Advisory Expert Witness Vehicle Location and Consig n :nen Restoration and ('ollection Management On-Site Auction rintn,cl • Certified Appraiser- IAAA -Intonational Automotive Appraiser Association • Certified Master Technician - ASE - National Institute ix • Automotive Service Excellenc • Advisory Board Member - NADA Classic and Collectible Appraisal Guides • Auction Analyst/Reporter and Contributor - Sports Car Market Magazine • Society ofAutomotive Engineers • Society ofAutomotive Historians straight, uniform. Interior crisp. Engine compartment clean and tidy. Very close to being #1 car. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $23,100. This could be a wonderful buy. It all depends on determining what the car was born with compared to what is there now. If it all checks out, the price paid represented about a $10k bargain. #270-1970 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO SS 396 pickup. S/N 136800L145972. Forest an automotive consultant specializing in over twenty years of hands-on professional Experienced Partner. no Substitute for an

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McCormick Auction - Palm Springs, CA  Green/black vinyl. Odo: 51,509 miles. 402-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Restored to high standards. Body straight and solid, minor paint chips. Interior well done, factory a/c. Well-presented El Camino with a few minor flaws. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $16,275. In mid- '70 the engine increased to 402-ci but retained the 396 badges. One of a number of El Caminos offered. This was head-and-shoulders above the others and sold for a strong but well-deserved number #145-1970 MUSTANG MACH 1 fast- back. S/N 0F05M154756. Metallic green/ black. Odo: 36,158 miles. 351-ci Cleveland V8, 4-bbl, 3-sp. Mach 1, included hood scoop, competition suspension, rear stripes, and _ rocker-panel moldings. Not the most attractive color; fit and finish acceptable but not great; antenna broken. Magnum 500 wheels. Interior fine. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $22,050. First year Pontiac chassis and drivetrain. Stated to have new tires, paint, and leather. Paint dull and dinged. Moldings pitted. Interior presentable; Nardi wheel, sunroof. Stated engine rebuilt. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $9,030. These do not get any more attractive with time. Announced as a no-sale at $8,600 against a $11,500 reserve, the seller must have come to his senses and decided to take the money, which was the correct decision. Neither fakey-doo nor clone, this is for the 351 Cleveland engine, and equipped with various desirable options. But the price paid was on the high side considering this was far from being a #1 car #224-1972 STUTZ BLACKHAVVK coupe. S/N 2K57X2A103448. Maroon/grey leather. Odo: 10,652 miles. 455 V8, 4-bbl, auto. Produced from 1969 until 1975 with Market Reports just an example of the old adage, there's a bottom for every seat. #186-1985 ZIMMER GOLDEN SPIRIT coupe. S/N 1FABP26M6FF216859. White/red leather. Odo: 5,070 miles. 5.0-liter V8, Fl, 4-sp. Called a "neo-classic" when introduced in 1980. Manufactured in Florida; Hawaiian registration. Trim rusting, scratches in paint, gold trim tarnished. Ugly wind wings. Wear to driver's seat bolster. Engine compartment not detailed. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $17,850. 11 mileage is accurate, they were very, very hard miles. If these won't sell in Las Vegas, then Palm Springs is your best bet. New ones list at over $150k, so if you must, this was a decent buy. Imagine what the national convention of Zimmer owners looks like—gold chain heaven!• ....■•••■••■  COCO MATS Handcrafted floor mats PALM  FIIIR for fine automobiles 100% updated • Rubber backed • 13 Colors Custom Sizes • Factory Direct ,, ...Awesome Cocomats Dude... " D. LeJune, Austin, TX 2001 BMW M5 800-461-3533 July 2004 www.cocomats.com 77

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Market Reports  INTERNATIONAL # 1111111 Kruse International Seattle, WA March 26-27, 2004 Auctioneer:  Number of lots:  Number of lots sold:  Sales rate:  Sole  IUIUI  High Sale:  Dean Kruse, Jim Ritchie 133 35 CCAA 1 4,rrt, I 0 1 A 26% 1 Lot 728, 1939 Ford Deluxe convertible sedan, sold at $46,440 Premium: 8% (included in prices of sold lots) Report by Carl Bomstead Market opinions in italics of Seattle, it was with a well-run, but not well-attended sale, the first after a 14-year absence. E having a sale the same day in nearby Portland, maybe it was the on-again, off-again showers (although we locals are certainly used to that), maybe it was that Kruse didn't have the stellar lineup of great merchandise they would have liked to. Maybe it was the competition from Silver cars sold, for a total of $544,914. In a conversation after the auction, Dean Kruse said that two weeks prior to the event there were just 40 cars consigned. He was ready to pull the plug until Cosmopolitan Motors, a local vintage car dealer and long time SCM advertiser, agreed to consign some of its inventory to make the field respectable. And despite the 26% sales rate, Kruse may still be in the black when all the dust has settled, enough to commit to a return visit. In any event, the final tally was 35 of 133 verything starts somewhere. And as Kruse International attempts to establish a collector car presence in the notoriously tough auction town ENGLISH #786-1956 JAGUAR XI{ 140MC road- ster. S/N S810190. Light blue/tan leather. Odo: 2,616 miles. 4-sp. Highly modified Jag that has languished in a garage for years. '53 Buick headlights and frenched tailights. Dents in NOT SOLD AT $13,000. The Silver Shadow was introdcuced in 1966, offering new styling and increased performance. This Roller appeared to have been well maintained but there was no mention of service history. Considering a respray was required, that is a big question mark. Price bid would have been about right, but could just be the down payment. 1970 TRIUMPH GT6 PLUS coupe. S/N KC78400. Guard Red/Black leather. Odo: 52,225 miles. 2-liter, 4-sp, twin 2-bbl carbs. Second generation, with improved rear suspension. Decent body fit, okay with no rust. Paint #920 - The auction was held in the Seattle Convention Center in downtown Seattle, between the Seattle Seahawk Stadium and Safeco Field, the home of the Seattle Mariners. This is a first-rate facility that has excellent lighting and amenities, but with a sparse crowd on hand, it was not unlike standing alone in one of those sports stadiums. Three used and abused company cars were offered as a single lot with the proceeds going to charity. After Dean's artful prodding they were sold for $100, and the 78  body, paint shot. Fender mirrors. Strange windwings. Leather interior gone. Top stained and ripped. Wire wheels. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $15,000. "MC" signals the optional performance package. Once owned and modified by Seattle hydroplane driver and Gold Cup winner Bill Muncey. Question is, what do you do with this? It asks for a needs-everything restoration and is just a weird oddity left as-is. 1967 MGB Mk II roadster. S/N GHN3L94893. Blue/black leather/blue piping. Odo: 7,421 miles. Factory overdrive and oil cooler. Recent restoration with odo rolled back. Paint swirls and touched-up chips. Optional wire wheels. Attractive interior; new leather. Engine compartment reasonably clean. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $9,720. Over 300,000 MGBs were brought into the US, and there are still plenty to chose from. Overdrive and wire #814 - buyer was both generous and smart enough to give them back to be re-run. This happened several more times and by the time the junkers had been sold for the final time the local children's hospital had received about $1,000. A black 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air coupe, sold at $39,960, was my favorite car. event in a community, it's Kruse. They've put on literally thousands of events all over the world. The only real question with Seattle is whether Dean decides it is worth the effort. We hope we see him again, as Seattle has a lot of car fanatics, and kicking tires is much more fun on a weekend afternoon than watching guys trying to hit a ball with a wooden stick.—C.B. If anyone knows what it's like to build an wheels are a big plus. Price paid here was the going rate, so on a fun-to-dollar ratio this was a great buy. #827 1969 ROLLS ROYCE SILVER - SHADOW sedan. S/N SRX6820. White/grey leather. Odo: 87,407 miles. 380-ci V8, twin 2bbl carbs, 3-sp. Decent respray. The distinctive grille is scratched. Rest of chrome acceptable. Dash and interior wood excellent. Leather shows minimal wear. Engine clean. Cond: 2. Kruse International - Seattle, WA acceptable, interior a mess. Seats and carpets worn. Engine compartment okay. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $4,000. Bid to $5k on Friday and re-run the next morning with bid coming up a grand less. Considering the money that needs to be spent on the interior, owner will be hard pressed to get more than Friday's money. 1973 MGB Mk III roadster. S/N GHN5UD315962. Cream/tan leather buckets. Odo: 53,222 miles. Well-presented MOB with $28,000 stated spent on restoration. Paint and #905 - Sports Car Market

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  Kruse International - Seattle, WA  body excellent. Brightwork sparkles. Fender mirrors and trunk rack. Interior like new. Engine compartment clean with no abnormal fluid leaks. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $15,000. Amount bid was fair it a tough lesson to learn, but money spent on restoration does not equate to value. When you send out all the work, you'll rarely, if ever see your restoration money returned. #774-1993 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SPUR!! sedan. S/N SCAZNO2D2PCX46247. Black/black leather. Odo: 40,250 miles. Body fit as expected, paint well maintained with good luster. Brightwork not scratched. Impressive leather and wood interior, minor wear to leather seats. Complete books and records. Engine appeared clean with no abnormal fluid leaks. Impressive Rolls. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $35,000. Long-wheelbase version of the Silver Spirit. Introduced in 1989 with a list price around $150,000. R-R did not publish horsepower ratings then, but this should have all the power you would need. Depreciation and service costs are brutal on 10-year-old Rollers, so the books and records are essential. Considering the well-maintained condition, the bid was a bit light here. GERMAN #900-1985 PORSCHE 928S coupe. S/N WP0JB0925FS860928. Red/tan leather. Odo: 115,582 miles. 5-sp. Paint scratched and body shows the signs of use, but not bad considering mileage. Leather worn but not damaged. and bubbles in several areas. Chrome pitted and dull. Whitewalls. Interior presentable with expected wear but no rips. Engine compartment with normal leaks and streaks. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $9,720. A cute car but with less than 60 hp it 's not going to win any drag races. Maybe that's fine if you want a good car for your daughter at college. 65 + Cars In Inventory Buying, Trading and Consigning American Classics. Eurosports. Rolls/Bentley and Collection Liquidations. Always Buying. Web: Vintagemotorssarasota.com 'o 1962 Jaguar St E-Type Roadster Opal Burgundy/Bisquit Cr*" Stunning nut & bolt restoration 576,500 1966 Jaguar E-Type Roadster Red / new black leather interior / top Motor Numbers match S46,500 1996 Ferrari 355 Spyder Red/Tan 32K miles 30K Miles service performed $89.000 July 2004 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 Temper() has also custom -huilt these 1950-1960 racing classics: Short Nose D-Type C-Type Lightweight E-Type XJ13 Lister Costin 79 1956 Aston Martin DB 2/4 MKII Drophead Olde English White/Red/Black canvas top restored $99,500 XKSS 1957 Jaguar Xkl40MC • a  Frame-off restoration - Matching numbers $65,000 VINTAGE MOTORS EXCLUSIVE FACTORY AGENT OF 17. x■J•  J.  4-t.1 1i •••• tr*"..***•  - v; t' -/ •  I .2  ROM START tS Fl IS Long Nose Dr •  2.. ,  •  , J. • ;A e j• * 4;0:1 ;Al *k. '11'• DAILY E3 DBR2 Vinla e 2836 N Tamiami Trail. Saiasold. LL 342 34. L SA Phone: 941-355-6500 Fax: 941-359-0810 or SARASOTA, INC: C) T 0 R S sales a temperocars.com Web: Vintagemotorssarasota.com Market Reports Appears to have been well maintained. Interesting wheels. Engine clean with no signs of fluid loss. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $7,000. Run through twice but same result both trips. Desirable V8, especially when compared to the 4-cyl 944 of the same vintage. Price bid was light by a couple thousand even with high mileage if mechanicals check out. ITALIAN #812-1960 FIAT 1200PF spyder. S/N 001711. Black/black vinyl buckets. Odo: 78,436 miles. 1.2-liter, 1-bbl, 4-sp. Attractive car with no glaring body issues. Paint blisters

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Market Reports #806-1978 LAMBORGHINI SILHOUETTE targa. SN 40076. Red/black/red leather. Odo: 3,874 miles. Restored in 1989. Won best Lamborghini at Concorso Italiano. With a targa top, this was Lamborghini's first open 72,959 miles. 5-sp. Body presentable with no glaring issues. Few paint blemishes and blisters, brightwork decent. Rear window delaminating. Wear to driver's-seat bolster. Stated to have books and records. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $12,500. Ran through twice with bid $2,000 higher first time. An entry-level V12 Ferrari for cheap, as long as the expensive service was completed at the proper intervals. Not a lot of interest here for any of the foreign offerings—even inexpensive Ferraris! AMERICAN production car; 54 made in 1976-79. Body and paint to show standards. Engine compartment crisp and clean. Striking car with only fault being wear to driver's seat bolster. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $43,000. Some sources state no Silhouettes crossed the pond. Owner stated this was one of three delivered to U.S. specs. Take your choice. Difficult car to price. Guides tell us dollars bid were fair, but seller didn't think so. Good luck finding another one on short notice. #912-1982 FERRARI 400i coupe. S/N F101CL39423. Black/green leather. Odo: missing. No front bumper or carpets. Power seats. A hurried restoration not yet completed. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $8,100. Best touch was Bud can for radiator overflow. Will not take much to finish the car A few tweaks and some work on the paint and the new owner will have a decent Saturday night cruiser for cheap. #753-1951 PLYMOUTH SAVOY station wagon. S/N P2357989. Two-tone brown/tan 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 80 Sports Car Market well done. Optional radio and clock;. gauges added. Engine and floor shift not original. Engine compartment clean and neat. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $27,250. At some point it seemed like a good idea to switch engines in this car When sale time comes around that decision does not always look as good. The big money goes for cars with all the pieces that they were born with. #848-1957 CHEVROLET BEL AIR coupe. S/N VC57N118855. Matador red/ red/silver inserts. Odo: 215 miles. 283-ci V8, auto, twin 4-bbl carbs. Sweetest car at the auction. Recent restoration to high standards. #824-1940 FORD 01A sedan. S/N 185439458. Grey/black fenders/black leather. Odo: 66,913 miles. 350-ci V8, 4-bbl, 3-sp. Paint edgy with overspray. Big gaps around right door. Rear bumper painted, grille trim Kruse International - Seattle, WA MI MI I 14104144!'  fabric. Odo: 57,575 miles. 218-ci 16, 1-bbl, 3-sp. Anemic engine, but owner stated it had been rebuilt a thousand miles ago. Unique twodoor wagon. Body straight. Paint scratched with little luster. Chrome tired and pitted. Door handle springs broken. Interior recently redone. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $5,900. Not the most attractive shades of brown. And when they did the interior why not fix the droopy door handles? This was our Art Director Kirsten's favorite car For one more bid she may have owned it and it could have been her SCM company car Heck, ED. buys cars just as off the wall as this one, why should he get to have all the fun? #797-1955 CHEVROLET BEL AIR coupe. S/N VC55L041330. Aqua/white/aqua/ white vinyl. Odo: 1,067 miles. 283-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Well presented. Paint sparkles, chrome without fault. New rubber. Interior

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Kruse International - Seattle, WA  Wonderbar radio, back-up lights, and several other desirable options. Interior perfect. Engine sparkles; only question is if radiator should have been painted. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $39,960. One of last cars run and about the best one here. Difficult to determine what engine these cars were born with, so if engine numbers check out car was very well bought. If not, then it would still have to be considered a fair transaction for both parties considering the quality of restoration. #441-1958 CHEVROLET IMPALA coupe. S/N F58J201443. Onyx black/black! silver/turquoise. Odo: 1,421 miles. 283-ci V8, 2-bbl, 2-sp auto. Nicely presented, lots of options. Minor chip repair on hood. Odo rolled back at time of frame-off restoration. The right restoration. Chrome pitted/scratched, missing hood badge, door fit not up to standards. Garish interior. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $25,000. The only thing missing with the scary interior was a velvet Elvis painting. Might be fun for taking the gang to dinner but only at a price a whole lot less than the $35,000 the seller was looking for combination for interior. Radio, dual aerials. Engine clean and sharp. Wonderful example. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $35,640. Striking Impala. First car through, first car sold. Changed hands for less than what seller wanted, but #910-1959 FORD THUNDERBIRD hardtop. S/N H9YH162842. Pink/black. Odo: 62,883 miles. Optional 352-ci M-code V8, 4-bbl. Body fit acceptable. Paint touched up in numerous places. Chrome peeling in health issues forced sale. Went to California buyer for a price far less than what owner had invested. #906-1959 CHRYSLER NEW YORKER AIRPORTER limousine. S/N M531106240. Black/silver/leopard. Odo: 89,332 miles. Eightdoor. 383-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Unique 2-speed push-button transmission. Part of the 1962 Seattle World's Fair fleet. Shoddy ground-up several areas. Pitted in others. Driver's armrest damaged. Wear on driver's seat. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $10,000. Painted Mary Kay pink Tough to call this a real guy's car when it looks like it was an award for selling a lot of cosmetics. Bid was all the money. #849-1960 CHEVROLET IMPALA coupe. S/N 01837L179700. White/maroon fabric/vinyl. Odo: 61,334 miles. 454-ci V8 from early '70s, 4-bbl, column-shift 3-sp, 3.08 Posi. Paint okay with trenched aerial and fender skirts. Trim scratched, moldings pitted. Hood fit off. Dash painted white, chrome instrument cluster, new carpet. Cond: 3. NOT Market Reports Rcroration Repair of Collector AN■ ard XX inning Specialty Craftsmen Partial Restorations American and European Autos Specializing in pre-war French Automobile restoration Maintenance and Repair for the collector ranging from one car to multiple car collectors Full Restoratior sliew Joy July 2004 lezde Exotic • Classic • Pre-War 1220 Industrial Avenue Escondido, California 92029 Ph: 760-489-0657 Fax: 760-489-4412 wvvw.alantaylorcompany.com 81

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Market Reports  SOLD AT $17,000. None of the modifications added to this car 's overall presentation. The dash looked especially out of place. Didn't even see any arms in the air so perhaps the bids were from the back row of the third level. In unmolested condition, this car would have done much better #732-1963 CHEVROLET IMPALA SS coupe. S/N 31847J124962. Aqua/aqua vinyl. Odo: 45,227 miles. 283-ci V8, 2-bbl, 2-sp auto. SS package (RPO Z03) included bucket seats, center console, and a boatload of trim places. No attempt to detail engine. GS package adds trim and positive traction differential. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $4,212. Odd choice for repaint color This year is not as desirable as the '65, and it sold about where you would expect considering the rather average condition. #790-1966 FORD THUNDERBIRD convertible. S/N 6Y85Z117985. Arcadian blue/blue vinyl. Odo: 76,318 miles. 390-ci V8, 2-bbl, 3-sp. Stated to be recent total restoration. Presentable paint. Window frames pitted, Kruse International - Seattle, WA owner All met the same fate. Lincolns across the board do not seem to bring the money, especially when compared to other high-end marques, most notably Cadillac. #757-1967 PLYMOUTH BELVEDERE convertible. S/N RH27G77174905. B5 blue/black vinyl. Odo: 52,342 miles. 383-ci big block V8, 4-bbl, 3-sp. Huge scoop on hood. Paint excellent, body straight and solid. Chrome redone but trim scratched and dull. items. Body and paint very acceptable. Trim scratched. Interior very nice, aftermarket stereo. Engine compartment clean and neat, polished valve covers. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $16,092. For '63, the SS package included more appearance doo-dads that can be lost with time, but this one was mostly intact. A nice car but not that nice. #729-1964 FORD THUNDERBIRD convertible. S/N 4Y85Z168208. Gold/white vinyl. Odo: 30,630 miles. 390-ci V8, 4-bbl, 3-sp. Still known as square-birds, the '64 was restyled with longer hood and shorter roofline. Body had no notable flaws. Minor paint chips and moldings scratched, top fit off. Factory a/c and 6-way power seats. Decent car with nice interior and engine compartment. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $19,170. Quickie restoration with lack of attention to details. Desirable options. Square convertibles have been moving up the value scale of late, so this one was no surprise. Sold for the going rate. #791-1967 FORD MUSTANG convert- ible. S/N 7T03S205095. Blue/white stripe/ black vinyl. Odo: 31,674 miles. Original 390ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Presented with build sheet. GTA equipment group, dealer-installed hood. Body paint flawless. No concerns with interior. AV-  1 711I. 1110111111  _  , - • 4. Magnum 500 wheels. Interior well done, converted to floor shift. Stated $3,000 spent on stereo. All the goodies in engine compartment. Brant wheels. Nice presentation. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $14,100. In '67 you could order the Belvedere with a 426 Hemi or Super Commando 440, so the 383 is not a big deal. Price bid seemed fair #913-1968 CHRYSLER NEWPORT convertible. S/N CE27G8C181322. Gold/black vinyl. Odo: 18,531 miles. 383-ci V8, 2-bbl, 3-sp. New Yorker badges, but VIN and engine say otherwise. Dented, dinged, and scratched. touchup. Right door fit off a bit. Brightwork acceptable. Interior stained and discolored. Engine compartment nothing special but not bad. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $14,000. Top folds into trunk with something like 13 microswitches. Impressive when it works but a mess ff it does not. Owner was not showing it off so who knows. All said, the bid was a little light even with the issues and questions. #758-1966 BUICK RIVIERA GS coupe. S/N 494876H37419. Green/light green/black vinyl. Odo: 63,847 miles. 425-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Non-original two-tone paint okay, chrome scratched. Body solid, straight. Factory a/c. Bench-seat fabric split in several Original paint with no issues. Body straight and solid. Wide whitewalls. Interior very nice. Driver's armrest cracked. Engine very presentable. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $7,000. For '66 the Continental grew another 4 inches, making it 221 inches overall. This was one of several interesting Lincolns consigned by same 82 Numerous extra gauges. Cond: 1, SOLD AT $35,100. Proper documentation makes all the difference with desirable Mustangs. Made-up optioned pony cars far outnumber the real ones, so when one like this shows up, the bidding paddles wave. Proper money paid for proper car so both sides should be happy sedan. S/N 6Y82G443713. Tan/tan leather. Odo: 18,769 miles. 462-ci V8, 4-bbl, 3-sp. Exceptional original low-mileage example. #820-1966 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL Paint lacks luster. Seats okay, carpets shot. Driver's armrest missing. Glass delaminating, aerial broken. Condition of engine comparment equal to rest of car. Probably many times around on the odo. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $5,000. Announced as a New Yorker but they did not even offer a New Yorker convertible in '68. On top of that, a tired, abused used car Bid was generous, considering all its needs and questions. #800-1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE MALIBU coupe. S/N 136307K153560. Blue/ black vinyl. Odo: 16,875 miles. 350-ci V8, 4bbl, 3-sp. Fresh restoration that was well done. Body straight and solid. Paint deep and luxurious. No flaws noted with interior. Aftermarket gauges and stereo. Engine bay clean and neat. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $19,500. For some Sports Car Market

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Gooding & Company and SCM Present The 3rd Annual Monterey SCM Insider's Seminar BUY, SELL OR HOLD? Where the Market is Headed August 14, 2004 • Equestrian Center, Pebble Beach, CA One-Day Seminar • The Field Walk: Experts Help You Inspect Cars • Unlimited Consultation with SCM Professionals • Tips That Will Give You The Unfair Advantage • And Much, Much More Don't be left out! Learn how to buy and sell smart. Keith Martin and the experts at SCM will share with you, in a multimedia presentation, the secrets that they have learned from years of buying, selling and appraising cars professionally. Use the information to take the upper hand in private negotiations or public bidding. Minimize the chances of having buyer's remorse and maximize the wisdom of your decisionmaking process. Following the presentation there will be an expert-led field walk through the cars going up for auction. See and learn how an expert examines a car. Get one-on-one advice and tips that can save you money, time and frustration. The seminar will be held on Saturday, August 14, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center, in the Gooding & Company tent. Register Today! Space is strictly limited and previous events have sold out quickly. Cost per person, for the seminars, field walk and unlimited personal consultations with the SCM staff is just $175, $300 for two, for SCM subscribers. (Non-subscribers, S225/$400.) Tuition is refundable, less a $50 processing fee, if requested prior to August 1, 2004. Don't be left out. Send in the form below today, with your payment, to secure your space. For more Information, contact David Slama at 503.261.0555 ext. 206, e-mail david.slama@sportscarmarket.com. SPACE IS LIMITED! DEADLINE - AUGUST 1, 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 State Fax Zip Signature Send this form to SCM Monterey 2004 P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292 Fax 503.253.2234; Phone 503.261.0555 x206; e-mail: david.slama@sportscarmarket.com Payment in Full Required D Enclosed is my check made out to Sports Car Market El Charge my VISA/MC  Total Amount $ Card #  Exp. PASSPORT E III-EF447.4F-"Vn AFWAOmmWmralConmam GOODING 8c COMPANY (HAGERTY CatlosurCardt Licatbausso FINANCIAL SERVICES Premier

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Market Reports  reason, not a lot of interest here. Engine swap may have hurt the bidding, but otherwise a well-presented car that should bring more money. #717-1970 FORD MUSTANG coupe. S/N 0F0IF133502. White/blue insert/blue vinyl. Odo: 73,522 miles. 302-ci V8, 2-bbl, 3-sp. IMO cracking. Stated running gear redone. Interior filthy. Poor repaint on dash. Engine dirty and dingy. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $4,100. Not a pretty sight. A used-and-abused Mach 1 that deserved a better fate. Price bid was in line considering condition and underpowered V8. Owner should take a realistic look at his beater and recheck the price guides. #499-1979 CADILLAC SEVILLE sedan. S/N 6S69B99500410. White/Sierra Grain white Shaker hood scoop from Boss 302 added. Recent respray to high standards. Body straight and solid. Interior very well done. Engine compartment nicely detailed with chrome accents. Not much to fault here. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $7,000. Wannabe Boss 302; but VIN tells the truth. Regardless, a nice presentation that leather. Odo: 26,209 miles. 350-ci V8, Fl, auto. One-owner Cadillac with documented low mileage. Original paint was well maintained with no notable flaws. No evidence of prior body damage. Expected minor wear on interior. Original sales order listed car at $18,800. Exceptional low-mileage example of desirable body style. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $9,450. Bidding was between local dealer and collector The later won and ended up with a no-excuses Sunday driver The low mileage and excellent original condition made this a well bought topof-the-line Caddy. 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! Martin E. Button Inc. Phone: 415-777-2000 > Fax: 415-543-5112 Email: info@cosdel.com a • *es, Na* Quality Service Since 1960 We are the exclusive shipper for all three major Monterey Auctions. 84 844 ROBB REPORT CAR OF THE YEAR TEST CAR! • • :iA  Rolls Royce Khaki Green Metallic/Pewter Silver Green Wings-NOT REGISTERED IN US, LHD ••, is  '03 +8 35th Anniversary Indigo Blue '02 +8, Indigo Blue, Black Leather '01 +8, Connaught Green, Tan leather/trim '94 +8, Oxford Blue, Tan leather blue piping '94 +8, Rolls Royce Velvet Green tan leather '89 4/4 Corso Red/Ton leather '65 +4 ROADSTER Apple Green '65 4/4 SERIES V RACER, BRG '65 +44 SEATER BRG, Cream leather '63 +4 DHC, Yellow/black wings '63 +44 SEATER Red/block leather '63 4/4 SERIES V, Black/Red, Race Spec '61 +4 DHC, White/Red leather '61 +4, Red, Christopher Lawrence SS '61 +4, Polished alloy/blue, 200 HP '60 +4 ROADSTER Pole yellow :•  •  &,•.• '60 +4 DHC, BRG/block '58 +4 ROADSTER, BRG, bustleback '53 +4 FLATRAD, BRG '53 +4 FIATRAD DHC, Black '52 +4 FLATRAD Metallic Blue '50 4/4 SERIES 1 ROADSTER New MorganVVest Exclusive: '03 R1 Act E RocxEr Café Roadster '97 996 Acm RocxEr Café Roadster 01041 n WESI' Authorized Morgan Motor Car Dealer 3003 PICO BLVD, SANTA MONICA, CA 90405 (310) 998-3311 MORGANWEST.NET DENNIS GLAVIS, MANAGING DIRECTOR Sports Car Market aluminum body. Scratch in right front fender. 18" Rosch chrome wheels. Hand-stitched leather interior. Nardi 3-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel. $62,000 when new. Well maintained and striking. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $32,000. Owned by long time SCM'er and gofast vintage racer Stated he loved the car but it had a front-end lift at over 160 mph. We'll take his word for it.• Kruse International - Seattle, WA #789-1998 PANOZ AIV roadster. SN I P9PA1822WB213008. Red/black leather. Odo: 6,708 miles. 4.6-liter Ford V8, 305 hp, 5-sp. #7 of 72 AIVs made in '98. Superplastic formed

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Shannons - Melbourne, Australia  sold at $69,160. A nicely restored Buick Master Six with sports tourer bodywork was a gift at $25,840. Shannons Melbourne, Australia March 8, 2004 Auctioneer:  Automotive lots:  Automotive lots sold:  Sale rate:  Sale total:  High:  Bill Wellwood 59 36 61% $723,710 Lot 16, 1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mk 2 Coupe, sold at $69,160 Premium: $760 flat fee (included in prices of sold lots) Report by John Clucas Market opinions in italics ore than 250,000 people looked over Shannons' auction lots at its Melbourne auction, held once again in conjunction with the city's 2004 International Motor Show. This year two finned Yankee classics graced the cover of the auction catalogue, one of the best Chrysler 300F hardtops you'll ever find and a nice 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Seville Coupe. The pair also took center stage in the auction line-up, dwarfing a four-wheeler Messerschmitt 500 Tiger and an appropriately named 1912 Little. Despite the spotlight on the fins, neither of the cover cars was sold, even as bidding on each went beyond their respective low estimates. The pretty Little had many more bidders than some of the high-profile lots. Considering the impracticability of veterans like this, it was pleasing to see this enthusiasm and a hammer price of $22,800-50 percent above the car's low estimate of $15,200. I'm sure Australia's abundance of sunshine had something to do with the car's attraction. The sun wasn't shining as brightly on M trim and tonneau, newish carpet. Bright white tele-shocks at rear detract somewhat. Comprehensive history provided. This body fitted in 1969. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $133,760. Serious vintage touring available with this breed. Might have fetched the low estimate of ENGLISH #46-1926 BENTLEY 3-LITRE tourer. S/N PH1453. Eng. #1113382. Green/green leather. RHD. Odo: 7,995 miles. Poor panel fit, well used since older repaint. Mismatching chrome and nickel/silver plating. New leather Considering the publicity surrounding this annual highlight of Australia's automotive auction calendar, it is surprising that Shannons is not more successful with the high value cars. Perhaps this is a reflection of the tendency for these to change hands privately and quietly. Nevertheless it's clear that the appetite for more modestly priced collector cars is there to be fed, and Shannons is doing it nicely.—J.C. Market Reports $141,360 if it still had original body. The bid was generous here. #70-1926 SUNBEAM 20/60 tourer. S/N 1260E. Eng. #20-1303E. Green/black leather. RHD. Panels rough but a good fit; no gloss on paint at all, brightwork straight but much polish/replating needed. Spokes scruffy, tonneau patched, presentable beneath. Engine could potentially look magnificent. Vendor's pride and joy for 20 years. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $18,080. A wonderful vintage cruiser A lot of car that the vendor deserved more for Lucky buyer can drive and enjoy as-is or spend some more and make it really stunning. #71-1926 SUNBEAM 25 landaulette. Eng. #1407. Maroon and black/burgundy and black. RI-ID. Odo: 9,143 miles. Excellent panels and paint, good nickel-silver plating. Nice patina to inside timber, great velvet to rear compartment but signs of a moth attack in back seat. Sliding/dividing window cracked. Oil leaks beneath. A nightmarishly-difficult restoration very well done 10 years ago, now due for a CLASSIC SHOWCASE The Jaguar Specialists "Offering a fine selection of European Vehicles" some of the high-value cars, as none of the top five in pre-auction price estimates sold. A beautifully built Jaguar D-type replica was catalogued at an optimistic estimate over $330,000, yet managed to attract a high bid of only $319,960. A stunningly well-presented Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder failed to sell at $202,160, and even the very presentable Rolls-Royce Comiche Convertible that Muhammad Ali rode in before a grand final of the Australian Football League was passed on at $75,240, after little interest. Bidding on the lower-priced cars was much more brisk. The top of that group was a 1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mk 2 coupe. Though in less-than-pristine condition, it July 2004  --746U17/ Sales 760 747 3188 Buying/Restoration 760 747 9947 Fax 760 747 4021 Preview by appointment please. management@classicshowcase.com SHOWCASE 85 Order our FREE quarterly E-Newsletter! Jaguar Club News • Classic Car Features Upcoming Events - News and information you can use! CLASSIC Visit us online at www.classicshowcase.com

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Market Reports detailed cleanup. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $34,200. Most civilized and plenty of grunt, but not as sporty as a tourer, so not much bidder interest. It's a buyers' market in this price range for 1920s cars. #45-1929 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM H drophead coupe. S/N 116WJ. Eng. #FB55. Maroon/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 33,059 miles. Excellent panels, paint still very good, very good chrome. Walnut veneers excellent, color market tends to value real Ds at well over a million, and fake ones at under $100,000. It's not much fun to brag about your genuine cylinder head, after all. #29-1958 JAGUAR XK150 drophead coupe. S/N 5824443DN. Eng. #V2639-B. Red/cream leather. RHD. Odo: 18,634 miles. 4-sp. Great finish on poorly prepared repaint, door fit poor, 3 paint crack atop right wing, very good chrome. Cream seats no longer Shannons - Melbourne, Australia Rarer and technologically superior to most of the preceeding DBs. Any extra money spent on tidying up should bring a return if what is needed is only cosmetic, a great and fun weekend project. If not, fiscal immolation awaits. #8-1973 ROLLS-ROYCE CORNICHE convertible. S/N DRH14553. Eng. #SYL5653. Brewster Green/Magnolia leather. RHD. Odo: 158,691 miles. Occasional bubbles in beautiful repaint on perfect panels. Rear bumper mismatch between door trims and seats. Traditional oil leaks from engine and trans. Well cared-for since total restoration with replica body in 1992. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $84,360. Great when style is your top priority. With a replica body this car is unlikely to reach the estimated low bid of $95,760, regardless of condition. #23-1953 ALLARD K3 roadster. S/N K33286. Eng. #7290334. Ming Blue/grey leather. RHD. Odo: 58,153 miles. Older respray over rippled panels, poor fit to all panels; good chrome on rippled bumpers. Nice leather on 111M )),, seats and dash, carpet stained. Crooked Allard badge on the front summed up the car. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $33,440. A quick 1950s tourer and one of only two RHD K3s built. But rarity didn't tempt bidders anywhere near the low estimate of $38,760. Priced about right. #56-1955 JAGUAR D-TYPE replica. S/N E2090-9. Eng. #CA0001. Green/green leather. RHD. Odo: 1,227 miles. Good panel fit, paint settling over countersunk rivet heads, minor orange peel, odd bubbling. Typical XK engine walnut veneers still very good. Freshly steamcleaned underhood. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $31,160. A classic design with power and luxury built in. Accurately valued but a bargain, considering its restoration from 1992 cost a claimed and believable $115,000. #16-1969 ASTON MARTIN DB6 Mk II coupe. S/N DB6MK2/4169R. Eng. #400/ 4412. Dubonnet rosso red/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 4,921 miles. Older repaint now dull, chips to door edges only, evidence of repaint to front right comer. Windshield delaminating in bottom corner. Interior like new, seats nicely broken in. Well cherished. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $78,280. A relatively unknown supercar, and one with a design that doesn't appeal to everyone. High bid should have been enough. GERMAN #54-1959 MESSERSCHMITT TG500 TIGER microcar. S/N 281821054. Eng. #281821054. Yellow/black. Odo: pristine, wires hanging from modern radio. Non-original engine well detailed. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $38,760. A fast, classic '50s British motorcar that had a $ 135k conversion/resto from a fixed-head coupe around 1991. Well bought, despite the blemishes. #7-1967 ROLLS-ROYCE MPW coupe. S/N CRH3486. Eng. #3486. Cardinal red/Fawn leather. RHD. Odo: 75,496 miles. Perfectly straight panels, great repaint shows minor bubbles. Original chrome, seats, carpets, and repaired. Original walnut veneers still very good, front seats losing their color. Greasy undercarriage. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $75,240. Still considered by many as the ultimate in luxurious open-top motoring. Valued higher here in Australia than elsewhere, and sold at the right price for the market. #64-1997 TVR CERBERA coupe. S/N SDLFAC2PXVIC012253. Eng. #738P4200649. Atlantic Blue Pearl/Prussian Blue. RHD. Odo: 40,525 miles. 4.2-liter V-8, 5-sp. Minor paint rear oil seal leak. Constructed very accurately about 20 years ago using many genuine DType components. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $319,960. A replica is a replica, even if it is an excellent one. The estimated low of $335,160 was very hopeful-shocking, actually. The 86 bumpers poorly repaired, windshield molding crumbling, tired hinges on driver's door, wire wheels very good but dirty. Webasto sunroof. Seats well creased but presentable, original carpets worn and torn. Engine clean but wiring and ductwork untidy, substantial leaks from beneath. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $69,160. 7,726 miles. 496-cc 2-cylinder. File marks in bodywork all around, aluminum trim all there but dull. New seats, rubber floor, trim panels, and canopy trim. Freshly restored to a budget. Sports Car Market

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Market Reports  Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $44,080. One of the quickest and best-handling microcars built. Rare, but still, high bid should have taken it. These trade in a very thin market. #5-1966 VW BEETLE convertible. S/N 156764964. Eng. #F1099127. Red/beige vinyl. RHD. Odo: 20,706 miles. 1600-cc, 4-sp. Fair panel fit, minor orange peel in nice repaint, re- pairs to trunldid, poor fit to door seals. Original chrome/aluminum trim scratched. Non-original engine could be cleaner. Restored to a budget. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $19,000. Cute and close to the ultimate if you like Beetles. Seller wanted full value, no less; no one was tempted this day. #3-1974 BMW 2002tii coupe. S/N 277061. Eng. #6292733. Garnet/grey cloth. RHD. Odo: 50,316 kilometers. Very straight, but old repaint now dull. Chips touched up, chrome Seats, carpets, and dash as new; shoe scuffing on driver's door trim. Door seals damaged on both A-pillars. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $51,680. Australian-delivered and possibly the best original example of the biggest-engined SL. You 'd never find another one like this, so buyer paid very top dollar ITALIAN #55-1959 MASERATI 3500 GT spider. S/N AM101.678. Midnight blue/maroon leather. Odo: 31,983 miles. 5-sp. Excellent paint on straight panels, rear bumper repaired. New Straight side panels, but inconsistencies in paint history. Paint chips, poor hood fit, chrome scratched. Interior still very good for the mileage. Tires worn out, engine filthy. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $27,360. Nice powertrain, but one of Bertone's less attractive Ferraris. Mechanical condition affects price considerably. No guarantees here, no service history provided. Some searching probably could have found this buyer a better-looking GT4 with some paperwork for the same price. #13-1980 MASERATI KYALAM1 coupe. S/N AM1290055. Eng. #AM1072142055. Metallic blue/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 35,402 kilometers. 5-sp. Excellent repaint. Front and rear bumpers poorly repaired, cracked moldings around windshield and rear window, #30-1988 MERCEDES-BENZ 560SL convertible. Silver/dark blue leather. RHD. Odo: 28,725 kilometers. Flawless paint, tiny paint chips on door edge, chrome beautiful. Shannons - Melbourne, Australia scratched. Seats retrinuned, remainder of interior very grubby. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $8,740. Rare Kugelfischer injection. Very desirable model, 118 mph top speed. A fair price paid, but the new owner will have to pay more before he can show it off #4-1983  BMW  628CS  coupe. S/N WBAEA8202C8165078. Eng. #8165078286EL. Silver/dark blue leather. RHD. Odo: 32,956 kilometers. Auto. Some poor preparation for recent repaint, but they seats, door trim, and carpets. Corroded brake fluid reservoir. New Borrani wire wheels. Hardly driven since brilliant resto. Cond: 1+. NOT SOLD AT $202,160. A glorious and rare prototype that was displayed at the 1959 Turin Motor Show Should have sold without regret if there was a real bidder willing to pay over $200k. #27-1970 ISO LELE coupe. S/N 500005D. Eng. #TU9042MA. Blue metallic/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 88,008 miles. Girling four-wheel disc brakes. Great panel fit, fresh repaint, wif) 11111111111Wg' • A. (........_ forgot the left A-pillar. Even so, paint good overall. Original leather still quite good, but driver's mat shredded and missing center console shows exposed wiring. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $8,740. An elegant grand tourer with the smallest of the 6-series engines. A lot of car at a better-than-fair price, even considering the shabbiness. Hope there was a can of touch-up paint in the trunk. 88  ouw ) original chrome on very straight bumpers. Allnew interior. Very well presented, only minor flaws. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $23,560. The fifth built of 317 Leles, and always Australian-owned. Clearly a well-loved car, but unfortunately worth nothing near the bid, let alone what the vendor had invested #12-1977 FERRARI 308 GT4 coupe. S/N F106ALA13210. Eng. #F106A01360. Red/black leather. RHD. Odo: 65,581 miles. panels; glossy but poorly prepared paint with much orange peel. Seats, carpets, and acres of leather trim all wonderful for their age. Oil leaks beneath. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $52,440. One of only 25 RHD 412i models built and the only Australian delivery when new. Over the top dollar paid for its rarity, rather than its general popularity. Sports Car Market factory alloys now dull. Original seats still in good condition, new carpets and new leather trim. Engine bay original and clean. A nicely maintained Maser. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $22,800. The Frua-styled Kyalami 2+2 is especially rare, with only 150 built in a five-year run. This is one of about 43 RHD Kyalamis built and probably the best of those remaining. Deserved some bids near the low estimate of $25,080. #15-1986 FERRARI 4121 coupe. S/N ZFFYD25C000064979. Eng. #F101E01100197. Charcoal/blue leather. RHD. Odo: 23,758 kilometers. 5-sp. Good panel fit, doors close beautifully, rippled side

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Shannons - Melbourne, Australia  #65-2000 FERRARI 360 CHALLENGE coupe. Eng. #ZFFYR51B000118522. Red/red/ black cloth. High quality repaint (but why?), minor chips to bumpers only, poor body fit Market Reports Seat nicely redone. Engine dirty. Wicker picnic basket attached with fencing wire. Probably a very functional runabout. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $22,800. A most attractive, albeit small, product from Mr Durant. Its cuteness and color scheme took it well past what would be expected. #69-1927 BUICK MASTER SIX tourer. S/N 7113262. Eng. #1924458. Beige and olive green/olive green. RHD. Odo: 6,972 miles. Excellent panels and fine fit, excellent paint with few blemishes, buff marks in most chrome. on composite rear bumper, minor windshield chips. Two seats fitted; driver's a bit grubby. Otherwise clean inside, outside, and under. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $175,560. A purpose-built and spartan race car If its mechanical condition was as good as the paintwork, then the low estimate was cheap, but no buyer was in the house that day. AUSTRALIAN car. Dark green/black vinyl. Open-wheeler with well-documented racing history. Nicely painted chassis and fiberglass body, although some glass crazing and cracking. Engine clean, suspension grubby, tires worn out. Cond: 3. #25-1975 ELFIN FORMULA V race NOT SOLD AT $9,500. Lots of fun available from this historic racing—eligible, VW-powered kit car Hard to put a value on fun, but the car should have sold at the high bid. AMERICAN #68-1912 LITTLE roadster. S/N L33. Eng. #L33. Pale blue/black leather. RHD. Older resto by inexpert painter; much brass, all tarnished. Seats and carpets as new. Lesser-quality detailing under the bonnet; spokes beautiful, whitewalls grubby. Probably a reliable family tourer now. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $25,840. A quarter of a million Master Sixes were built in 1927, but only 2,000 or so in this body style. In my book, the best value of the auction.• ■,QAQAQy. C...QATV 800 999 5569 ©2004 zymol Enterprises, Inc. July 2004  89

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Market Reports  quintessential French gangster car, unsold at $8,100, and a well-used '60s Nissan Patrol customized for off-roading treks that failed to meet its reserve of $6,000. Silver Auctions Portland, Oregon March 27, 2004 Auctioneer:  Number of lots:  Number of lots sold:  Sales rate:  Sale total:  Hinh cnIp-  Mitch Silver 153 85 56% I nt 1 ni nn 1970 fliavinIpt ihAvplIp SS 454 convertible, sold at S56,700 - Premium: 5% (included in prices of sold lots) ENGUSH Report by David Slama and Bengt Halvorson Market opinions in italics Those who chose Silver were pleasantly surprised to see all the cars and the auction block under the bright lights of a single large hall, rather than being split between smaller halls as at some past Portland auctions. The selection was fairly typical of Silver's Oregon events—heavy on American iron, a few imports, a few just-used-cars, and an oddball here and there. or the past 25 years, Silver Auctions has been the mainstay of collector car auctions in the Northwest. But on this particular weekend in March, local car enthusiasts were forced into making a tough decision, whether to attend Silver's tried-and-true event at the Portland Expo Center or drop in at the first Kruse Auction in Seattle (see report, p. 78). F This year's sideshow was hard to miss: Just behind the stage was a trailered 1977 27-foot Bayliner Victoria boat, offered at no reserve, and sold at $3,360. It oozed some unidentifiable fluid out the back, and would provide a new owner a lifetime of little things to do, as everywhere you looked there was a need. Nothing would be more fun for pulling that boat than a blindingly bright yellow 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo that had been built by Imagine Auto for a reported $140,000. It was in show condition and featured a 607horsepower, twin-turbo engine with more plumbing underhood than you'd find in a fire truck. The car was one of several brought by a local dealer who dabbles in the business as a hobby, but went unsold at $47,500. A few quirky imports met a similar fate, including a Citroen Traction Avant, the 90  #240-1960 TRIUMPH TR3A convertible. S/N 16 67296. White/red leather. Odo: 15,425 miles. 4-sp. Rust everywhere, major damage to left front and lower right fenders. Paint chipped and oxidized. Many dents. Chrome dull and hazy. Dash aged, cloudy gauges, horn missing, S795,900 as a '71 Malibu, a '57 Chevy, a '70 Chevelle, and a '70 GTO, proved popular, but at no point did the bidders get Speed Channel fever, so prices stayed within expected ranges. For instance, a nice silver/blue 1964 Corvette with air conditioning went for a modest $29,925. Overall the auction did well, with 85 out of 153 cars selling for a 56% sale rate, totaling $795,900.—D.S. and B.H. Burger-and-fries American muscle, such Silver Auctions - Portland, OR . NOT SOLD AT $8,100. The '30s gangsterwagon look was a little behind (or ahead of) its time by the mid-1950s when this Traction Avant was sold, but they sure look cool today. This one would make a great wedding or prom car—just stick to the slow roads. And with front-wheel drive (as the name implies), it has more room inside than expected This bid wasn't enough, but with a very thin market you'll have to work hard to find the guy who will pay $10k or more. fit. Chrome pitted but okay. Interior in great shape. Seat stitching unraveling in one spot. Weatherstripping around doors crumbling. Some rust underneath, oil leaks, recent brake line work. Owner says spark advance disconnected. Bought new in France, then brought to Canada. 4th owner bought in '96. Cond: 3 - GERMAN #226-1961 MERCEDES-BENZ 190D sedan. S/N 044874. 'White/gray. Odo: 65,192 miles. 4-sp. Panels look original, still fit quite well. Some rust in trunk, almost rusted through in back corners. Also rust along rockers and door bottoms. Thick paint job looks to be just a few years old, and from aerosol cans. Variable luster, very sloppy overspray onto chrome trim and even windows. Paint peeling off in large aftermarket rearview mirror. Hole in passenger floor. Seats okay. Can of starting fluid in car; trunk filled with parts, some perhaps from this car. California plates. Cond: 6. NOT SOLD AT $2,800. If you like projects, this is for you. There's enough to do here to keep you in trouble for a long time. Too far gone to feasibly restore and questionable how many usable parts there are. Owner should have taken the $2,800, caught the first plane to Mexico, and changed his name. FRENCH #75-1956 CITROEN 11-B TRACTION AVANT sedan. S/N 429898. Black/beigegray. Odo: 57,391 kilometers. 4-cyl; 3-sp on the dash. Rear-hinged front doors and fronthinged rear doors. Repainted some years ago; paint now rather dull, buff marks. Good panel pieces by trunk hinges. Chrome pitted and rusty. Tired weatherstripping. Ugly rubber floor liner falling apart. Inside door panels rough. White plastic steering wheel cracked, AM radio, temp lever missing. New seat vinyl looks done on a budget. Cheapo wire-look hubcaps and tacky whitewall radials. Original hubcaps in trunk. Duct-taped air intake, radiator corroded, actual mouse nest underhood. "Just Married!" sign and photos in the window suggest possible wedding hire for the budget-minded. Cond: 5. SOLD AT $2,520. Looked like a tired old car; even from halfway across the hall. The hood ornament is the nicest thing about it. Reserve had been set at $4,000 but the owner wisely let go. Could be a bottomless money pit; or maybe the diesel will just live forever and in ten years we'll see it again. #61-1966 PORSCHE 912 coupe. S/N 4544456602. Red/black vinyl. Odo: 49,421 miles. Recent service, rebuilt Webers. Dime- Sports Car Market

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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 • 1104"'" BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! The SCM Goodwood Revival Tour, a car collector's dream, returns. SCA/Tem 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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Market Reports  sized paint blemishes on roof. Front signal light lenses and right headlight cracked. Cookie-cutter wheels, plastic side mirrors, H4 headlights. Seat bottoms collapsed. Missing driver's-side heat vent and speaker grille. Broken interior light. Headliner peeling with water damage. Dash pulling up. Broken driver's-side door pull. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $7,350. 1966 was the first year of the 912, with the power of a 356 and the body of a 911. SCM Porsche expert Jim Schrager recommends passing on the 912 and buying an early 911 instead It will be worth more later, and the difference in power justifies the difference in price. However, 912s continue to be strong, perhaps because buyers think they are getting the looks of a 911 with the service costs of a VW Surprise! Anyway, fair enough all around here. #48-1979 PORSCHE 930 coupe. S/N 9309800515. Yellow/black leather. Odo: 67,901 miles. 607-hp, 3.3-liter, twin-turbo engine with GT2 clutch and Bilstein suspension. Paint nice with good panel fit. Carbon fiber dash and trim pieces, brushed aluminum door latches, sport Silver Auctions - Portland, OR 1990. Perfect panel fit. Small paint flaws in nose and tail. Back of left mirror chrome pitted. Oneinch scratch in windshield glass. Seat seams aged, carpet worn through on passenger side, shift boot torn. Comes with books and literature. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $22,155. Chuck Beck has been building Porsche 550 replicas since 1982. Today you can buy a complete new replica from the factory for $23,500. At this price the car is fairly basic, but isn't that the idea? And thus the question: Why buy used? Still, the new owner got immediate gratification and will surely be the hit of the next Subaru club meet. JAPANESE #32-1967 NISSAN PATROL KL60 truck. White/gray cloth. Odo: 54,988 miles. 4.0-liter 16, 3-sp, dual-range transfer case. Claimed 28" fording depth. Paint chipping off in a few places, with bare metal exposed, some rust spots. New Nissan and 4WD badges added on tailgate. Vmyl top and plastic windows in okay shape. DIY bumpers. Safari rack. Seats not original, new backseat setup. Makeshift center console. steering wheel, roll bar, Ruf gauges, tinted windows, seats perfect. Reportedly built by Steven Kasper at Imagine Auto for $140,000. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $47,500. According to a reliable source (SCM Legal Analyst John Draneas), this car really moves. You'd never question it with one look under the hood It has more pipes and hoses than afire truck. Offered by an enthusiast who dabbles in the car market. Obviously the right Porsche hot nod fanatic wasn't in the audience. #220-1995 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SL convertible. S/N WDBFA67E3SF112401. White/grey leather. Odo: 76,609 miles. Hazy rear plastic window, one-inch scratch to left front fender, trailing edge of driver's door and distributor, plugs, wires, battery, and fuel filter. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $1,890. 1970 was the last year for the 1600, as the successful introduction of the 240Z in the same year made the car an afterthought. For most of us, the 1600 is still an afterthought. With only 97 hp, less bang than other performance cars of the period Bought for chump change, so no harm done. AMERICAN #223-1957 CHEVROLET coupe. S/N VC57K138544. Black/red vinyl w/cloth inserts. Odo: 28,308 miles. 283-ci V8, 4-sp. Some waviness to body panels and kinks to trim pieces. 19" and 20" wheels with low-profile tires. Power Pack heads, Positraction, rebuilt front chipped. Five-inch vertical scratches to rear bumper. Interior in very good condition. Chip in upper right corner of windshield. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $21,525. Nine years ago this car sold new for over $90,000. Mercedes quality and relatively low miles normally make these a good buy, and at a couple grand below price guide values it's an even better deal. #227-1991 BECK PORSCHE 550 REPLICA roadster. S/N 220. Silver/red leather. Odo: 14,758 kilometers. 1.8-liter Subaru engine, circa 92  CB radio, add-on tach, aftermarket stereo/CD added on far right side of dash. Underhood looks mostly original, but with lots of rewiring. Massive radiator looks recently replaced. Alloy wheels, Superwinch. Good frame and underbody, mostly rust-free. Extra tires, spare parts, original manual and repair receipts. Cond: 4-. NOT SOLD AT $4,900. Welcome to the jungle. Only 2,000 Patrols were imported to the U.S. from 1963 to 1969, and they're extremely rare to see for sale as they tended to be used hard and are rather rust-prone. Makeshift describes the general state of this vehicle, which has undergone some extensive remodeling and juryrigging over the years. Seller wasn't willing to let go at less than the $6k reserve, and with that much work into it, we understand. #211-1970 DATSUN 1600 convertible. S/N SPL31127481. Blue/white vinyl. Odo: 10,288 miles. Badly tom top. Paint cracked, dirty, and with water spots. Missing front and rear bumpers replaced with sheet metal. Datsun badge missing on right fender. Two broken switches, new fuse box in glove box, water temperature guage added under dash. Carpet pulled up on driver's side. Broken steering wheel. New front suspension, new springs, brakes, interior windshield, weatherstripping and chrome. Carpet, headliner, and door panels all very good. Gauges aged. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $27,300. This car drew a lot of attention from owners of '57s who are interested in seeing what theirs might bring. In this case, a top guide price for a less-than-excellent example. Still, probably fair to buyer and seller alike. #233-1963 FORD FALCON convertible. Red/black vinyl. Odo: 45,975 miles. Door fit poor. Door bottoms have seen some rust repair, as have wheel wells. A little rusty underneath. Chrome pitted and dented. Grille slightly cracked and off-center. Black vinyl interior with silver piping. Windshield molding old and cracked. Front shocks recently replaced. Nice painted wheels with original hubcaps. Plastic steering wheel painted orange-red, severely cracking beneath paint. Engine seeping a little oil from valve cover. AM radio, chrome-tip exhaust. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $8,348. Cute car Seems that the seller was trying a bit hard with the presentation, repainting interior trim, wheels, and even the steering wheel, but in an Sports Car Market

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Silver Auctions - Portland, OR  orange-red color that didn't quite match. From 20 feet, this Falcon looks a lot better than it is, but up close in tired. At this price, just drive it and enjoy for a few years, then pass it on before the rust really takes over coupe. S/N 408375118775. Satin silver/ Midnight Blue leather. 327-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Excellent paint. Door fit slightly off. Chrome great inside and out. Wood-rimmed steering wheel, seats worn but okay, otherwise beautiful #4-1964 CHEVROLET CORVETTE interior. Clean underhood but not finely detailed. Finned wheels with BFGoodrich Radial T/As. Very clean underneath. Tinted glass, a/c, 3.08 axle. Restoration looks a few years old. Imperfections here and there, but you really have to look for them. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $29,925. With attention to a few minor issues, might bring another $5k or even $ 10k more if you've got the right bidders in the house. Or just hold on to it as an occasional driver that will impress the neighbors. Well bought. #229-1965 FORD MUSTANG fastback. S/ N 5F09T782038. Aqua/turquoise/cream vinyl. "Powered by Ford" valve covers. Owner says incorrect badging as 427. Actual engine unclear. High-quality repaint, good panel fit. Cloudy spotted chrome looks original. Aftermarket GT Grant wood-rimmed steering wheel. Add-on gauges in center console, blackout gauge treatment, and tach to steering column. Fiberglass hood. Add-on hood brace, chromed alternator and radiator, American Racing alloys. Support beam bolted to rear suspension. JVC sound system. Seems to be a former custom being brought closer to original condition. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $12,075. A puzzling mix of flashy streetracer and original 'Stang. Appears to have been more street-racer in the past, on its way back the other way. In great shape, and well prepped, but original is where the money is. The auction's muscle-friendly buyers thought so, too, as it sold at well below what a nice, original fastback would be. The right money. #42-1965 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE SS convertible. S/N 138676B184156. Black/ white vinyl. Odo: 2,756 miles. 396-ci V8, 4-sp. Scratches and bubbles in right front and rear fender paint. Red line tires, some waviness to body panels. Plastic bezel around speedometer faded; aftennarket tachometer, temperature, and oil pressure gauges. Pitted chrome interior ft oh. olkch - 7ou mext Ferra Ferrari with co 1111,,,..141)11111 •`", ger- latches. Good carpets and seats. Fairly clean engine bay. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $23,625. These first two years of Chevelles are about 40% cheaper than the more curvaceous ones of the late '60s. A fair restoration with many details left undone. This sale shows that muscle is still hot, as it is $5k over guide value. #247-1966 FORD THUNDERBIRD coupe. S/N 6481Z128062. Green/green vinyl. Odo: 78,144 miles. Paint in decent condition. Some small bubbling, discoloration. Chrome somewhat pitted. Door tags intact. Chips on inside of door panels, slight rust spots. Good opt - Market Reports panel fit, except for trunk. Rocker panels slightly uneven, perhaps a sign of repair. Excellent condition inside, except steering wheel cracked. Undercarriage looks very dirty. Looks original 0 Fx pert evaluations, research and ;maw built, collectable, racing tind special inlet:est Ftrrayi by Nlichael Sheehan — The Ferrari Specialist. ( 'ill! (949) 6-1() - 6086 Or  July 2004  0111111C at VS N% N‘Scrraris-onlinc.coin 93

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Market Reports  underhood. Disc brakes, power windows, AM radio. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $3,360. Let go below the already low reserve of $4,000. Is there something I missed? Not show quality, but an honestly presented and very beautiful 'Bird for the price of a beater A steal, even if there are mechanical issues. Big advantage, buyer #52-1967 PONTIAC GTO coupe. S/N 2421177K121704. Maroon/black vinyl. 400ci, 335-hp V8, 4-sp. Deep finish to paint, good chrome and glass. New carpet, headliner, door panels, clutch, brakes, and belts. 2-1/2" Flow- master exhaust. Red line tires. NOS wood steering wheel, power steering, clock, AM radio with rear speakers. Clean engine department. Restored by Marc Neary. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $30,450. The original window sticker was $3,080, or approximately 10% of the sale price. This was the last year before the bodystyle change. A modified example which, if pricing continues to climb, will someday be restored to its original state. #73-1968 FORD MUSTANG coupe. S/N 8R01C130803. Black/black vinyl. Odo: 56,349 miles. 289-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Door fit a little Li. Looked like white paint underneath in door sills. Paint somewhat tired, and its luster doesn't match up overall. More recent repainting likely. Some small pits/dents in sheetmetal. Dash in good shape, carpet shows only slight wear. No rust underneath, looks clean. Flowmaster exhaust, rear air shocks. Fuzzy dice and requisite perfumey smell inside. Aftermarket Eagle alloy wheels with Centennial Interceptor tires. Ford AM radio, left-over JBL speakers in back. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $9,975. Looks like another slightly awkward Mustang trying to get over its street-racer days. Good for someone who wants to have a '60s Mustang and isn't concerned about showing it. Sold below $11,000 reserve. This one was right about where it should be. #90-1968 MERCURY MONTEGO MX convertible. S/N 8H12J601492. Black/ burgundy vinyl. Odo: 71,779 miles. New convertible top. Dull paint. Waviness around back of wheel wells signals rust repair or cut-rate bodywork. Bad chrome, pitted and cloudy. Dirty-looking vinyl, dissolving stitching, a few cracks. Black carpet okay. Dash slathered with a fresh coat of Armor All. Slight rust inside doors. 8980 SANTA MONICA BOULEVARD, BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA 9006g) uogozzo PHONE: 310-'657-946249• Fr HERITAGE CLASSICS moToRtm4 COMPANY _ ax : 310-657-9698 14, 1111111r- 1947 Chrysler Town 8 Country Convertible, desert sand with matching two tone interior, very original car with light cosmetic restoration, 323 cu.in, straight eight cylinder 'spitfire' engine with fluid drive transmission, runs 8 drives very well. $84,500. 1987 Lamborghini U6002, red w/ block leather, superb 20,000 km car, factory storage locker 8 toolldt, excellent throughout. $68,500. 1960 Mercedes Benz 300 SL Roadster, ivory with green leather interior 8 soft top, stunning fully restored car in exquisite condition throughout, handbook truly breathtaking. S268,500. 1960 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster, signet red with white cloves and matching interior 8 white soft top, very clean good driving car, 283 cu engine, four speed manual transmission, two tops. $48,500. 1956 AC Ace Roadster, red with black leather, gorgeous California car, recently rebuilt engine, full wraother equipment, many receipts, runs 8 drives beautifully, simply delightful. $88,500. Underhood looks all original but with many urgent needs; swoollen hoses, cracked belts, radiator old and oozing. Cobwebs and debris in back corner. Undercarriage looks solid, but dirty and a little rusty. Claimed garaged for past 18 years. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $6,510. A very honest presentation. Let 's hope it wasn't driven to auction on 18-year-old belts and hoses. This one will clean up nicely and be a good driver Well bought. With a little prep work, seller could have found more bidders, and more money. #84-1969 FORD MUSTANG coupe. S/N 9R02S104212. Ruby red with gold stripes/black vinyl. Odo: 59,611 miles. 427-ci V8, twin 4-bbl. carbs, Hurst 4-sp. Side oiler, solid lifters. Cragar mags. Paint flawed at A and B pillars. Gold Silver Auctions - Portland, OR 1973 BMW 3.0 CSL lightweight, block w/block interior, very original low mileage car, fuel injection, roof and trunk spoiler. 1 of 429. S48,500. 1969 Ferrari 365 GT, silver w/red leather, super clean low mileage car, power steering, WC, tools. $68,500. 1964 AC Cobra Mk. 11 289, red/black leather, superb original car, one owner last twenty years, Webers, roll bar. $265,000. 1971 Mercedes Benz 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet, whiskey w/dark brown leather, very clean floor shift cur, Behr A/C, Becker. $68,500. 1962 Porsche 356 B Carrera II Couple, silver w/black leather, superb original car, in private museum last 25 years. S124,500. 94  Sports Car Market

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Silver Auctions - Portland, OR leaf striping tacky and peeling. Interior aged. Engine bay good, with chrome valve covers and structural crossmembers. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $17,850. In 1969 the Mustang made its first major body change. Cars now had 4 headlights and the side scoop was reversed This car had "Don't Touch" signs on it, but why? Its modifications obviously apealed to someone as it went for thousands over what I might have expected. #10100 1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE - SS-454 convertible. S/N 136670B160274. Orange-red/black vinyl. Odo: 547 miles. L55 convertible, 454-ci LS-5 V8 engine, 4-bbl, 360 hp, 4-sp. Recent total frame-off restoration. Great panel fit; fresh, near perfect repaint. Excellent attention to detail. Spotless, shiny chrome inside and out. Vinyl perfect, good carpet, completely horn. SOLD AT $3,360. Nelda II looked like a whale out of water amongst all the cars in the hall. In need of a retired fiberglass worker with deep pockets. Or just float it in the neighborhood lake for your kids to dive off of new top mechanism. Spotless undercarriage, painted body color, contrasting with powdercoat-look frame rails. Positraction, Rallye Pac gauges, power disc brakes, original AM/8-track radio. Includes 8-track soundtrack to "Grease." Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $56,700. After seeing some of the other ill-prepared, sloppily repainted muscle cars at the auction, this one stood out like a shining star Meticulously prepared, owner was present for questions. Won "Best Chevelle" and "Best Overall" at national Chevelle/E1 Camino event. Price was fair for buyer and seller given the quality of the restoration. #94-1972 PONTIAC LE MANS ENDURA SPORT convertible. S/N D67M2P1775. White/brown. Odo: 108,469 miles. 350-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Car originally a metallic brown/ gold. Very sloppy repaint, with some overspray onto molding and underspray in door sills. Door fit poor, both sagging to the point of contact with sills. Trunk fit also poor. Chrome okay, but a little cloudy. Small bits of rust visible #9-1979 PONTIAC TRANS AM coupe. S/N 2W87K9L207724. Black/black vinyl. Odo: 25,690 miles. 403-ci V8, auto. Two-owner. Nice black paint with pink and green flames on hood bulge. Door ding on right door. Worn interior trim pieces, glossy interior vinyl. CD player. Date sold: 4/17/04 Sale location: eBay Motors #2474126235 Details: 30 miles, glass roof, twin-turbo 350hp V8, last year of the Esprit. Sale result: Sold at $92,500, 10 bids Seller's feedback: 197 Buyer's feedback: 91 MSRP: $94,915 budget. Original color combination was probably much more attractive, too. At this condition, price guides all show less than $101c, so maybe the Endura option was worth the extra $51c. At least to one buyer #63-1977 BAYLINER VICTORIA boat. White with blue trim. 28-foot, fiberglass. Peeling stripes, bleached wood. Bridge, chrome Fresh Meat 2004 LOTUS ESPRIT Real market prices for recent production cars of interest. Other current offering: Lotus of Scottsdale, AZ; (www.lotusofscottsdale.com). Asking $94,515 for a 31-mile car. 2004 MERCEDES-BENZ CLK55 AMG Honeycomb mags. Good clean car. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $6,615. I liked this car but would have to replace the flames with the screaming chicken. A recent survey showed that Burt Reynolds made this one of the most famous of all TV cars. At $6,615, this was one of the best deals of the auction. #14-1981 CHEVROLET CORVETTE coupe. S/N 1G1A48768BS427 111. Purple/ grey cloth. Odo: 27,871 miles. 4-sp. Swirl marks on paint, paint peeling on rear fascia. Cracked nose and air dam, chipped A pillars. Aluminum polished mags. Interior shabby— Other current offering: Bentley Downers Grove, Downers Grove, IL; (www.bentleydo wnersgrove.com). Asking $88,995 for a 100mile car. 2004 LAND ROVER RANGE ROVER HSE Date sold: 4/19/04 Sale location: eBay Motors #2473632432 Details: 2,591 miles, CD changer, AMG Speedshift, sport suspension, sport exhaust. Sale result: $76,766, 22 bids Seller's feedback: 108 Buyer's feedback: 0 MSRP: $81,520 on inside of doors. Clean underneath. Good seats and carpet. Audi stereo. White fabric replacement top in good shape, plastiglass clear and unscratched. Looks original underhood. Hood-prop mechanism needs help. Sits lower on driver's side. Some lifter noise from engine on startup. Owner claims serviced religiously. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $14,963. One of 136 Le Mans made with Endura Sport option. Shows signs everywhere ofjust the minimum care, on a July 2004 loose wires, torn seats, pulled carpet, worn steering wheel. CD player. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $4,830. 1981 was the year GM moved production of the Corvette to Bowling Green, but not completely until 1982. Thus you can buy a car from either plant in 1981. The S in this car's VIN denotes that it was built in St. Louis. The sad state of its condition justifies the price. A good car goes for three times as much.* Date sold: 4/15/04 Sale location: eBay Motors #2473704154 Details: 1,891 miles, one owner, wood trim, 19-inch wheels, 4.4-liter V8, side air bags, warranty. Sale result: $69,999, 7 bids Seller's feedback: 96 Buyer's feedback: 26 MSRP: $69,300 Other current offering: Palm Beach Motor Cars, West Palm Beach, FL; (www.paltnbeach motorcars.com). Asking $72,875 for a 11,825mile ear.• 95

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SCM Price Guide: German and Etceterini T PHICAR Goethe Coupe  IT Arnphicar  UDI  BITTER SC Coupe  SC Coupe  BMW 328  Isetto 250/300  'sena 6002+2  507 Roadster  2800CS Bavaria 4-door 3.0 CSL 3.0(5 1600 Coupe 2002 Coupe 2002 Coupe 2002 tii Coupe 2002 Coupe 320i Coupe 320i Coupe 318i Coupe 325e Coupe 325i Coupe 325i Convertible 325i Convertible 630 CSi Coupe  633 (Si Coupe  633 (Si Coupe  635 (Si Coupe  635 (Si Coupe  750iL 4-door  7501 4-door  850i Coupe  840i Coupe  M1 Coupe  M3 Coupe  37-39  55-62  57-59  56-59  68-71  71-74  71-72  72-74  67-70  68-71  72-74  72-74  75-76  77-80  81-83  84-85  84-87  87-88  87-89  90-91  77  78-82  83-84  85-87  08-89  88-89  90-91  91-92  94-97  79-80  465  150,728  34,813  253  9,399 39,056 1,039 11,063 277,320 339,084 inc. 38,703 inc. 2002 n/a n/o n/o n/o n/a n/a n/a see note 88-  n/a  515,000  57.000  $14.000  59,000  $10,000  $175,000  S10,000  $8,500  $275,000  $6,000 $2,500 516,0 0 $8,500 $5,000 $6,000 $5,500 $10,500 $3,000 $1,750 $2,000 $2,500 $3,500 $3,250 $5,000 $6,000 $5,000 54,000 $4,500 $6,500     522,500 $9,000 $35,000 Gullwing (Type 198.040) S12,000 515,000 $250.000  517,000  511,000  A C  D $375,000  A 3/99 (Additions: Rudge knock-offs, 510,000; factory hard top, $10,000. Deduct: $15,000 if sedan replacement block.) 58,000 53,000 $20,000 $11,000 $7,000 $8,500 $8,000 $15,500 $5500 $3,500 $3,750 $5,000 $5,500 $6,000 $7,500 $9,000 $6,500 (6-Series soles for 1978-82 were 32,292. LIS sales for 1977-83 were 8785. above  n/o  n/a  n/a  nrti  nrti  n/a  n/a  450  M5 4-door (Euro) M5 4-door  M6 Coupe  174-doer  16 Coupe  03 Coupe   n/a 510,000 $8,500 513,000 517.000 $20,000 $65,01:8      23 Roadster (4-cyl.)  23 Roadster (6-cyl.)  (23 M Series, odd $4,000.) 08  ERCEDESBENZ K Sedan Custom  K Tourer  S Sparlwagen  S Tourer  SS Cabriolet  SS Roadster  SSK Roadster  290 Cabriolet  380 Cabriolet  5001( Tourer  96 26-30  26-30  27-30  27-30  28-35  28-35  28-32  34-36  33-34  34-36  150 inc 146 n/o 107 n/a 33' n/a 154 325 5180,000 $325,000 $400,000 $365,000 $500,000 $625,000 5800,0IXI $90,000 $300,000 $1,300,000 $240,000 5480,000 5575,000 5525,000 S700,000 $850,000 $1,100,000 5120,000 $425,000 $1,950,000 A  A  A  A  A  A  A  95-97  96-97  97-98  00-03  2000' n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a S9,500 511,000 516,000 $12,000 $5,000 $7,000 518,000 $12,000 $16,000 $85,000  55.500 56,500 $9,000 513,000 511,000 S16,000 $24,000 $37,000 $85,000 (M1 production numbers include Group 4 and 5 competition models.) 88-91  85-90  91-92  87-88  86-87  87  512,500 S14,000 $22,000 $15,000 $6,500 $10,000 525,000 $10,000 S33,000 $120,000 5/01 Roadster (drum brake, T. 198.042) Roadster 54-57 57-60 61-63 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 nGERMAN CARS 5006 Cabriolet 5006 Special Roadster 540K Coupe 540K Cabriolet 540K Special Roadster 3436 34-36 36-39 36-39 36-39 inc. 29 419 inc. inc. 30051. 1,400 1,858 inc. 5365,1100 $1,750,000 5145,000 5500,000 $2,000,000 $185,000 $170,000 $190,000 5500.000 a a, attached." An automobile priced above our guide is not necessarily overpriced, nor is one priced below automatically a bargain. The SCM Investment Grade is an A to F scale, which ranks the cars in terms of their long-term desirability. The scale ranges from AGrade cars, great classics like the Jaguar D-type and the Aston Martin DB4GT, to F-Grade cars, hopeless sleds like Alfetta sedans and fourcylinder Pontiac Fieros.• Price Range ° 1 31 A $2,400,000 A 8/01 $190,000 A 51,000,000 A $2,650,000 A 5/02 $290,000 S210,000  $250,000  A 6/02 A A (Disc brake from S/N 2701, alloy engine block front S/N 3049. Additions: Budge wheels, $15,000; fader/ luggage, $4,000; factory hard top for Roadster, $5,000.) (Deductions: No belly pans, $3,000; no top bows on Roadster, $10,000; no metal top cover on Roadster, $5,000.) 19051 Convertible  9/96 C 4/00 4/00 F  4/00 230 SL  25051  280 51  54-64  (Add $1,500 for factory hard top.) 63-67  67-68  68-71  230/250/230 SL 19,831  5,196  23,885  $20,000  $22,500  $25,000  $30.000  C 1/02 535,000  C 540,000  C 7/99 (Deduct $2,500 for no hard top. Add $1,500 for four-speed. Add $8,000 for OF five-speed.) Later SLs These SLs and SLCs should be regarded as "used cars' without huge collector potential. Therefore, condition is the prime determinant of value. 350 ST Roadster  450 SIC Coupe  71-72  73-77  (Add $3,000 for 1973 450 SIC.) 450 SL Convertible  450 SIC Coupe  450 SL Convertible  380 SIC Coupe  380 SL Convertible  380 SL Convertible  560 51 56051 300 SL  500 SL    SLK Roadster  SL 500 SL 600 SL 500 SI 600     170S Cabriolet A  220 Cabriolet A  220 Cabriolet 0  220 Coupes  74-77  78-80  78-80  81  80-83  84-85  86-87  88-89  90-93  90-93  97-  94-98  94-98  99-02  99-02  49-51  51-55  54  15,304  66,298  inc inc inc. 45,056 inc. i nr. 49,347 inc. n/o n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2,394 1,167 950 83 642 3004-doer Sedan 300S (2-door) Cabriolet 300S Coupe 3005 Roadster 30064-door Sedan 300b 4-door Cabriolet D 300r 4-door Cabriolet D 300c Sedan 300St Coupe 3005c Cabriolet A 3005c Roadster 2205 Cabriolet 220$ Coupe 300d Cabriolet D (Adenauer) 300d 4-door Sedan 2205E Coupe n/o $9,000  58,000  $9,000 $8,000 $11,000 57,000 $10,000 $12,000 $15,000 $17,000 525,000 $27,000 $22,000 $36,000 $40,000 $45,000 565,000 Other Collectible Mercedes $20,000 $40,000 $30,000 $35,000     $50,000  512,000  $11,000 510,000 $13,500 $10,000 $13,000 $14,000 522,000 524,000 530 000 532 000 540 000 $45,000 560,000 $55,000 570,000 $35,000 555,000 $40,000 $42,500 (13 hardtop coupes with sunroof, 70 without. Add 10 9/e for sunroof.) 300 Cabriolet D (4-dr. Cone.) 51-53  (Production number includes A, B, C models.) 51-53  52-53 52-53 52-53 52-53 54-55 56-67 55-58 55-58 56-58 56-58 56-59 57-60 58-62 58-62 58-60 203 216 141 6,214 91 n/a n/a 98 49 53 3,290 2,081 65 n/a n/a $15,000 5160,0 0 $70,000 5175,0 0 $12,500 $45,000 $50,000 514,000 $140,000 5230,0 0 5230,0 0 $35,000 $15,000 $11000 514,0 0 $17,500 575,000 $18.500 5180,000 595,000 $200,000 $16,500 575,00 $80,000 $17,000 $185,000 5290,0 0 $290,000 $45,000 525,000 $155,000 518,000 526,000 D $10,000  F 7/01 356 356 Coupe 'pre-A"  356 Cabriolet  356 Speedster  3566 Coupe  5055  356A Cabriolet  3566 Speedster  3566 Convertible D  D 8/02 D 8/02 50-55  54-55  56-59 56-59 56-58 59     7,627  1,685 1,233 13,010 3,367 2,911 1,330 (356,3564, odd $2,000 for Super engine.) 356A Camera GS Coupe 56-59 541 56-59  56-59  56-59  56-59  60-61  60-61  60-61  60-61  140 75 525,000  525 000 545,000 $25,000 $35,000 555,000 550,000 585,000  541 72 $110,000 $130,000 5120,000 S165,000     8,556 3,091 2,649 1,048 3568 Coupe (0-6) 3568 Cabriolet (7-6) 3560 'twin gdlle' Rdstr. (0-6) 356B Notchback (0-6) Camera 2 GS B 10/99 B 12/98 Camaro 2 Cabriolet 356C Coupe 356C Cabriolet 356 Coupe SC 356 Cabriolet SC 62-65  62-64  63-65  63-65  6,289 3,096 248 697 360 88 13,507 3,174 63-65 inc. Coupe 63-65  inc. Call $15,000  $30,000  540,000  510,000  62-63  62-63  1962  1962  516,000 $30,000 $60,000 $10,000 $125,000 5150,000 520,000 $40,000 522,500 $50,000 530 000  530,000 $60,000 $35,000 540,000 S75,000 S65.000 SI00 000 (This is total production for all GS and GT tars. Numbers below included.) 356A Carr, GS Cabriolet  356A Cart. Speedster  356A Corr. GT Coupe  356A Corr. GO Speedster  (There were 7 pushrod 07 Speedsters buih.) 3560 Coupe (7-5 body)  365B Cabriolet (0-5)  3560 Roadster (7-5)  3560 Notchback (T-5)  B 6/00 5125,000 $150,000 $150,000 5200.000 $18,000 $35,000 550,000 515,000 520,000 $40,000 $75,000 $15,000 $150,000 $200,000 $25,000 $50,000 $30,000 $60,000 B (Two-piece windshield until April, '52. One-piece 'bent' window until Oct. '55. Standard one-piece curved from then an.) B 9/98 B 8/96 B 3/02 B 4/01 25,881  $25,000  545.000  B  7/01 22050 Cabriolet  220SEb Coupe 2Cabriolet  3005E Cabriolet  250SE Coupe  250 SE Cabriolet  300/450SE1 6.3 / 6.9  280 SE Cab (high grille)  Low-grille 6-cy1. Cabriolet  280 SE Coupe 3.5  Cabriolet 3.5  door  I 5860  60-65  6065  62- 66  66-68  66-68  68-78  68-69  70  70-71  70-71  Price Runge 88 n/o 16,902 inc. 3,127 6,213 inc. 6,525 5,187 inc. 4,502 $45,000 $12,000 $25,000 $35,000 $12,000 $35,000 $9,000 $30,000 $45,000 520,000 $60,000  $85,000 $15,000 $35,000 $55,000 518,000 $40,000 $12,500 540,000 $55,000 525,000 (Add $1,500 for factory sunroof, subtnxt $1,500 for no air conditioning.) inc.  190E-16 valve  C 36 Sedan  95-97  n/o n/a 580,000  44 0 B 4/94 B 4/94 C 2/02 B (Subtract $1,500 for no air conditioning, add $1,000 for console-shift automatic) 86-87  A A A A A 6/99 B 6/01 (Spatter's Note: 0-5 body hoe gas filler cap inside trunk, 0-6 has external gas filler cap.) (Add for 3560; Super engine, $2,000; Super 90, $3,000.) C 6/99 13 8 A A B 9/00 (Additions for 011356 Porsches: sunroof, $3,000; Rudge wheels, $10,000; hard top on a Cabriolet, $1,000; hard top on a Speedster, $4,000. Deductions: wrong engine per Kardex, subtract 15 0/ of value. Improper exterior color for year of car, subtract 25 9/o of value.) 911 A A 911 Coupe 2.0 10/97 911 Coupe 2.0 911 Targo 2.0 9115 Coupe 2.0 9115 Tango 2.0 9111 Coupe 2.0 9111 Tarp 2.0 Small Bumper, Short-Wheelbase Cars 65 235 66-68 67-68 67-68 67-68 68 68 10,399 1,427 4,689 1,160 1,169 307 S12,000 $10,000 510,000 $15,01 $14,000 $9,000 $9,800 $13,000 515,000 $15,000 522,000 520,000 $10,000 $10,000 A 10/00 A Sports Car Market

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SCM Price Guide: German and Etceterini us 9111 Coupe 2.2  911T Targo 2.2  91IE Coupe 2.2  911E Torga 2.2  911$ Coupe 2.2  9115 Targa 2.2  91I1 Coupe 2.4  91IT large 2.4  Small Bumper, Long-Wheelbase Cars 69-71  69-71  69-71  69-71  69-71  69-71  13,019 7,303 5,027 935 1,430 2,131 (Deduct 15% for 2.01 1969 cars.) 72-73  72-73  911E Coupe 2.4  911E Torga 2.4  9115 Coupe 2.4  911S 'forgo 2.4  72-73  72-73  72-73  72-73  73  73  74-77 74-77 74-77 74-77 76-77 76-77  9,964 7,968 (Add $2,000 for 1973 192 9111 with CIS injection.) 2,490  1,916  3,180  1,914  Camera RSL 'Touring  Carrera RS 'Lightweight'  Carrera Coupe 2.7 Euro 9115 Coupe 2.7 9115 Torgo 2.7 Carrera Coupe 2.18$ Carrera 'forge 2.785 Careers Coupe Euro 3.0 Carrera 'forge Burt 3.0  911SC Coupe  9115C Targa  1,380  200  16,977 Inc hic inc. int. 911 "Weissoch' Edition  911 Ferry Porsche Edition  9115( Cabriolet  930 Turbo Coupe (3.00  930 Turbo Coupe (3.01)  930 Turbo Coupe (3.31)  911 Turbo (3.31)  911 Turbo Cabriolet (3.31)  911 Turbo Slant (3.31)  911 Turbo Torgo (3.31)  C2 Turbo Coupe (Type 964)  993 Twin Turbo  Carrera  Carrera large  Corsets Cabriolet  Carrera  Carrera largo  Corsets Cabriolet  (339 coupes, 1 Tarp.) 25th Arnie. Coupe  25th Annie. Cabriolet  35,607  27,678  408 200 4,187  2,596  10,004  4,363 2,002 675 657 5,125 n/a 510,000 510 000 $11.000 S11,000 516,000 515,000 510,000  510 000  512,000  512,000  518.000  517,000  $65,000  590,000  S20,000 $8,000 S8.000 $9,500 $9 500 S14.500 $14,500 515,000 $15,000 $17 000 517,000 517,000 514,000 514 000 $15 000 515,000 522,000 S20.000 515,000 515,000 $15 000  B 7/00 $15 000  S25 000  B B S23,000  A (Additions: sunroof, $2,000, soft-window Tango, $3,000. Deductions: four-speed transmission, 51,000) $85,000 $120,000 Federalized Bumper Narrow-Body Cars 74-75  $26,000 $10,000 $10,000 $13,000 $13,000 $17,000 517,000 91I5C: Federalized Bumper, Wide-Body Cars 78-83  78-83  80  82  83  75  Turbo: 930 / 911/ 993 284  76-77  78-85  86-89  87-89  8719  87-89  91-93  (Add 20% for 1992 380-hp S models. 80 built.) 96-97  36,834 19,502 22,283 ins. Mc ins. 340 516.000  $18,000  $19.000  522,000 020,000 525 000 525,000 535,000 $80,000  Carrera and Speedster 84-86  84-86  84-86  87-89  87-89  87-89  (Add $4,000 for factory wide-body appearance group.) Carrera Club Sport  88  89  89  875 inc. (For US, 120 coupes, 100 Cabs, 80 Tarps.) Speedster 89 2,065 964 Camera 2  Carrera 2 Tango  Carr. 2 Cabriolet  Camera 4  Carr. 4 Targa  Carr. 4 Cabriolet  America Roadster  Carr. 2 Speedster  Carrera  Carrera 4  Carrera Cabriolet  Carrera 4 Cabriolet  Carrera Targa  July 2004 90-91  90-91  90-91  89-91  90-91  90-91  92-93  93-94  95-97  95-96  95-97  95-97  96-97  n/a n/o n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 993 46,919 ins. inc. inc. inc. $39,000 $34,500 $3/ 500 539,000 S40 000 $49,000 546,500 555,500 557,500 555,500 NSX Coupe  BRICKLIN Coupe 74-75 2,897 510.000  $I 5 0011 91-96  $24,500 524,500 $28,000 524,500 524,500 $30,000 S45.000 S42 000 $28,000 $28,000 $31,000 $28,500 528,500 $35,000 $50,000 $47,000 $17,000 Si 7.000 $19,000 521,500 S21,500 524,500 525 000  $23500  $27,500  $43 000  519,000 519,000 522 000 S22.000 $22,000 $22,000  $23,000  $27,000  $26,000 $35,000 $35,000 535,000 542,500 595,000 550 519,000 $19,000 $22,000 $24,500 524,500 528,000 $29500 527,500 $31,000 548 000 C  C  B 5/00  C  C 8/01  11/99 RSK 695GS Abarth Carrera RS 60/RS 61 904 GTS 906 Camera 6  910  550A B 9/00 B 9/00 B  C C C (2,918 US-legal production. 6111975, 1980-85 930s are gray-market. Deduct 35% for gray market, 50./0 if no EPA/DOT papers.) 9/00 A 11/01 A 7/02 3 Carrera 45 Carrera S 912 Coupe (1.61) (Add $500 for Targo.) A  A 912E Coupe (21) 914-4 1.71  914-6  914-661  914 R  916 (2.7 RS spec engine)  9145 (aka 914-8)  914-4 2.01  914-4 1.8L  924  924 Turbo  9245 Coupe  928 9285  928S-4  9285-4  9285-4  (Add $1,500 for 928 GT.) 928 GTS  944 Coupe  944 Coupe  944 Coupe  944S2 Coupe  93-95  83-85  86-87  88-89  94452 Cabriolet  968 Coupe  968 Cabriolet  n/a 944 n/a n/o n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a $4,000 S5.500 S6,000 rs,. add $750, Turbo add $2,000, 'S" Turbo, add $2,500.) 89-91  90-91  92-93  92-93  510,000 514,500 515,500 520.000 Router Roadster  Boxster S Roadster  GT 97-01  00-01  04  Competition (Price ranges for Competition Porsches are determined by provenance, completeness and originality. A car with all of its original parts and no stories will bring three to four times what a "bina' that has only a few authentic ports will.) 54-55  56-57  58-59  59-62  60-61  63-64  908-01/908-02/908-03  917 LH/K/10/20/30  Camera RSR 2.7 Carrots RSR 3.0 67-68  68-69  69-71  90 39 34 21 35 120 65  34  62  S350000  S400, 000  $500,000 $500.000 5500,000 $375,000 $300, 000  $350000  5500,000  (25 FIA non-turbo endurance cars, 20 Can-Am type open cars.) 73-74  73  57 109 Carrera RSR 2.8  959 'Komforr  (15 3.0 1150s were built in 1974 for IROC) 73  86-88  43 292 $50,000  5100,000  $175,000  $150,000  5555 000 $550 000 S750 000 5600 000 $750,000 $500,000 A A (Includes Le Mons coupes. Mort 550As were sold in the US and hove only S(CA history. Add at least 25% for cars with international, documented provenance.) A A A A (Production includes 104 four-cylinder 9040,12 tie-cylinder 904s, 6 eight-cylinder 904s.) 1966  5900,000  $450,000  A 12/95 5550,000  A 1/98 A 70 Miii  faliiiiillaii• A 10/98 575.000 S200,000 S300,000 $175,000 A 7/02  A 7/97  A  A 06/96 (Some 959s were built up from ports, and YIN numbers higher than 290 have been observed. lomforr street models were equipped with power leather seats, air conditioning, power windows, etc) 907  67-68  n/a ETCETERIM n/a (Deduct 15 9/o for automatic, add 5% for T-top.) S20,000  545 000 S050,000  SI 000000 Booster n/a n/o GT MSRP $3,095,000  B 522,500  $27,000  56500 57000 58000 514,000 520 000 520 000 525,000 527,500 $35,000 C 8/00 C 12/02 $30.000  $46,000 76 70-73  70-72  71  72  72  72  73-76  74-76  2,099 914 114,479 3,351 11 4 20 2 (Custom built for Porsche family members.) inc. ins. 924 78-83  87-88  78-82 83-86 87-88 89-90 91-92 77-82 122,304 12,356 n/a 928 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/o $6.000 59,000 S12,000 518,000 522,000 $8,000 S12,000 $13,500 $23,000 528,000 D 9/01 53,500 53,500 $4,500 $4,500 55,500 $6,000 $5000 $11,000 575,000 S75.000 S75,000 5100.000 S6000  S5.000  $7,500 $15,000 S150,000 5125,000 $125,000 5150,000 59500 Si 500 C A A A A 12/99 $6,500  58,500 11-6 ig 96-97 97 66-69 0 d z inc. ins. 912 29,212 $6.500  $8500 1600 Convertible 2000 Convertible 2402 2600 2800 28070 DELAHAYE 135MS Coupe 135MS Cabriolet 135M Coupe 135M Cabriolet 135MS Cabriolet DELOREAN DM(-i2 FACEL VEGA 00500 Facet II Feral III HISPANO SUIZA 96 Cabriolet H6 Phaeton He Cabriolet H6B Convertible Sedan H6C Phaeton 1112 Type 68 Cabriolet K6 Cabriolet HONDA MAZDA Rt.7 RX-7 NISSAN 30070 30070 Turbo 30008 twin turbo 30001 twin turbo 30070 twin turbo PEGASO ENASA Coupe Saoutchik Coupe Saoutthik Cabriolet Touring Coupe Touring Coupe Panoramic() Serra Roadster 80-82  8417 84-87 88-90 91-93 94-96 (Deduct 10% for 2+2 body style.) 50-52 52-55 52-54 53-57 55-57 55-56 14 14 4 30 a $140,000 5140.000 $150,000 $165,000 $140,000 5140,000 5160,000 5160,000 5170,000 $185,000 $160,000 $160,000 A A A A A n/a n/o n/a n/o n/a n/a $3,000  $2,000  $2,500 $3,000 $4,500 57,000 S13,000 S5,500 $6,000 $5,000 $5,500 57,500 511,000 520,000 D 01/02 D 01/02 66-70 68-79 69-73 74-75 75-78 79-83 35-39 35-39 46-53 46-53 46-53 81-83 (Includes 3 gold-plated cars.) 59-61  62-64  62-64  19-24 19-24 24-28 24-28 28-31 31-38 33-39 67-70  500 184 1,500 n/o nit] n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a $25,000  535,000  $12,000  $155.000 $145,000 $165,000 S145,000 $160,000 $300,000 S140,000 $6,000  $40,000 $50,000 $20,000 $235,000 $215,000 $240,000 $210,000 5240,000 $430,000 5200,000 $10,000 A A n/a n/a 148,115 n/a n/o n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 8,583' 55 000 $6,500 54,000 $4,000 52 500 $2500 $65,000 5135,000 $56,000 578.000 $90,000 $15,000  S8.000 $10,000 57.000 57,500 $5,000 $5,000 $80,000 S190,000 $72,000 $102.000 $115,000 $22,000 C 2/98 2/00 D 2/03 DS 19 Dempotable SM Price Range u 1 tg 3 1 A 10 01750 01850/Monte Carlo Sonen II Sono III ALBOT-LAGO T150C Coupe T150C Convertible Record Type 26 Sedan Record Type 26 Cabriolet Grand Sport Coupe Grand Sport Cabriolet OYOTA 2000GT MO) MO)    DCVO P1800 18005 1800E 1800ESWagon 1800ESiWagon 58-62 63-67 67-69 70-74 34-39 34-39 47-56 47-56 53-54 53-54 67-70  85-87  88-89  61-63 63-69 70-72 72-73 74 n/o n/a n/a n/a n/o n/a n/o n/o n/a 337 166,104 inc. 6,000 13,993 9,414 8,078 n/a 56,500 $6,000 $4,500 $3,500 S80,000 $95,000 $18,500 550,000 $50,000 5/0000 5100,000 52,000 $2,500 58,500 58,500 $9,500 $9,500 $9,500 $9,500 $9,000 $6,000 S5,500 5100,000 $130,000 $26,500 566,000 510.000 $100.000 5145,000 53,000 $3,500 S12,500 $13,000 $14,000 514,500 $15,000 97 B  F  F  2/01 6/03 6/03

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Motobilia / Carl Bomstead Shopping At The Country Store There were more than 650 people in the house on Saturday, and the final tally for the three-day auction was a touch over $1.5 million C ollectors go through two distinct cycles: The first is accumulation, and the second is disposal. The former takes a lifetime and the latter just a weekend. Bob Lyons spent 40 years acquiring one of the premier collections of country store items in the U.S., specializing in the rare and unusual. Going one step further, he displayed them in the setting of an actual period country store. He followed the principle that if one is good, then more is even better. Lyons was able to acquire multiple examples of many of the desirable items in his collection, which works well when you display them as he did. Rather than stock the shelves with one or two examples of early products, he often had as many as a dozen of each on display. Eventually, Lyons came to the conclusion, as we all must, that we are just caretakers of our collections and there comes a time when others should be afforded the opportunity to acquire and cherish our treasures. His interests were not limited to country store collectibles, as he had also collected a number of desirable automotive items. Showtime Auction Services Auction: Highlight: Estimate: Sale Price: Bob Lyons and his collection. of Chino Hills, CA, was selected to sell the collection and a three-day, no-reserve, nominimum, live auction was conducted in Ann Arbor, MI. A 96-page catalog presented the 1,000 lots in full color along with a brief description. The catalog was of high Showtime Auction Services; Ann Arbor, MI ; April 2-4, 2004 Boyce Motometer Tin on Cardboard Sign— Lot 590 None $5,500 including 10% buyer's premium quality, but in many cases the material an item was made of was not mentioned, making it difficult to determine if the piece was paper, tin or porcelain, factors that can make a big difference in value if you are placing an absentee bid. It is unusual to find a Marx Amos 'n' Andy tin toy taxi in excellent, unmolested condition, but three were offered as one lot and realized an astonishing $4,455. Another multiple grouping included three Paragon 20-pound transmission grease tins that were in very nice condition. A brand from Toledo, Ohio, Paragon is highly sought after by gas and oil collectors due to its distinctive graphics. The lot sold for $1,760, and the buyer has a chance of making a couple hundred bucks if he decides to split off the extras. An early Whiz Stop Leak store display box with six product tins sold for $3,080, which is about twice what they have realized at other recent auctions. The box I lid, which shows two little cartoon characters carrying a can of Whiz Stop Leak to a leaking teens touring car, was worn in one corner but was in otherwise excellent condition. unlike a slot machine. (You put in your money and it rolls the dice; if you win, you get store credit.) It was hammered down at $31,900. staff the METER. te Superior promotion resulted in a full house of over 650 people in attendance on Saturday, and the final tally for the three days was a touch over $1.5 million. Several salesman's samples were offered and the prices paid made our stuff look cheap. A sample display case realized $13,200, as did a sample tractor. A sample road grader reached $25,300, but the highest price in the auction went to a Mills Crap Shooter coin-operated "trade stimulator," a device not A rare Boyce Motometer tin dealer sign that featured a man pointing to the Motometer installed on his radiator sold for $5,500. To my recollection, the last one that sold at public auction was in 1997. This piece has been on my "must-have" list for some time and I was WYEM UPCDF-P )13MalE pleased to be the high bidder at $5,500, though the purchase did require a shuffling of my "inventory" (see "eWatch," page 114).* 98 Sports Car Market

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FIRST NOTICE! AVAILABLE JUNE 1. Keith Martin on Collecting Ferrari his book collects Sports Car Market's best articles and uction reports covering the Ferrari marque, includg many articles by renowned Ferrari experts Mike heehan, John Apen and Steve Ahlgrim. nside you'll find information on what to buy, how to uy, what to look for and how to use Ferraris from 947 to the current day, with values from $15,000 to $9 million. 128 pages, full color. Keith Martin on Collecting Ferrari is a gold mine for anyone who loves Ferraris. Full of pithy comments and straight talk about the pros and cons of Ferrari ownership, this books is a terrific value for Ferrari lovers and fans of SCM. BONUS: CD with high-res photos of collectible Ferraris included with every order from SCM. FOREWORD BY PHIL HILL Featuring Mike Sheehan, John Apen, Steve Ahlgrim and the editors of SPORTS CAR mmti:_ammiwn ALSO AVAILABLE: KEITH MARTIN ON COLLECTING PORSCHE The best of SCM on Porsche from the past decade. Foreword by Hurley Haywood. Profiles, market reports, 356/911 Q&A, more. 112 pages, full color. How to order your Ferrari or Porsche book: Just S19.95 for either book and CD, plus $5 S&H (US, Canada & Mexico), all other foreign, $7 S&H per book. Call 24/7, toll-free 800.289.2819 (outside US 503.243.1281), fax 503.253.2234, or order online at www.s.ortscarmarketcom. LAM Irlyji111 S Ilrager Anti rh, S co R -rs C, matrvic: Keith Martin on COLLECTING PUICKtii 1Pirs;iiit

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Bike Buys / Paul Duchene 1946-1956 Sunbeam S7 A Sunbeam is certain to draw attention at any bike gathering, as there are only about 50 in the U.S. bikes probably don't come to mind. But the Sunbeam S7 is a worthy representative of _ the beginnings of the "rolling 1 sofa" genre. W hen you think of touring cruisers, postwar British 503 0MC Model 57 A far cry from the Honda --,-f Gold Wings of today, the 4, shaft-drive Sunbeam S7 owes its origins to the World War II-era BMW R75. Development of the bike was part of – BSA's war reparations program, with designer Erling Poppe hired to "de-Germanize" the R75 for sale in England under the Sunbeam brand, which BSA had acquired in 1943. of Wan,. WI, and cral..o..0.1, a. A..., 1...e two model.. the SuMearn 57 its.ighte. 07.111,41..on rm., the 58 ha.. groat, Mem.. We eel.. Matto. the man tom., sOeste. HA... hr.., and taw ol Mndl sllak dove  t numerous refileoenents atee have etov.v. .......huvorn el now cycling ...nom., tiC • ,ng Poppe chose to use a vertical, 500-cc, in-line twin instead of the Beemer's horizontal boxer engine. But this new overhead-cam engine was so tall that BMW's reliable bevel-gear final drive was ditched for an undersltmg worm drive, made of bronze. This design proved short-lived in a sporting, 94-mph prototype, so the S7 became a more sedate 25-hp cruiser, with a top speed of about 75 mph. Original ad for the Sunbeam S7 and S8. One of about 2,000 original S7s produced from 1946-1948. The first batch of S7s were a curious mix of American and German styling, with a giant sprung saddle, plunger rear suspension, wide bars, and heavy fenders. The brake and clutch levers were inverted to hinge at the end of the handlebars, with the cables concealed inside, one of the last bikes so designed. The fit and finish (in black only) was excellent, but the price of about £200 proved prohibitive—nearly the same as a midsized car at the time, or twice the price of a 350-cc BSA. It's no wonder then that only 100 2,000 S7s were sold before a revised pair of models debuted in 1949. The S7 Deluxe was offered in both black and mist green, and fitted with BSA telescopic front forks and normal levers. The faster and cheaper S8 had smaller fenders, bigger wheels, an aluminum fishtail silencer, and was available in black, mist green and a handsome gunmetal grey. Production of the S7 Deluxe and S8 continued until 1956. A Sunbeam is certain to draw attention at any bike gathering, as there are only about 50 in the U.S. Potential buyers will likely be shopping in the U.K., where the bikes are more plentiful. Perhaps due to their high cost, the survival rate for these shaft-drive Sunbeams is surprisingly high, with 10,000 of a total 16,000 that were manufactured still thought to exist. The first S7s are the most valuable of the three models. Spares for these bikes are extremely expensive, as components are generally not interchangeable with the S7 Deluxe. A would-be owner who actually wishes to ride his bike might opt to choose a Deluxe, as parts will be less expensive. The S8 was and still is the least expensive of the bikes, originally sold as a "sports" model with a 10mph higher top speed. Be aware that only the first few years of S7 production have matching engine and frame numbers, and none of the S7 Deluxe or S8 bikes carried matching numbers from the factory. Make sure the bike you're considering has a working dynamo, a complete distributor and cap, mudguards, a tool box, and a functioning Lucas Altette horn. These are the hardestto-find parts, though original saddles are not easy to locate either. Be sure the speedometer works too, as the right-angle drive makes this an expensive replacement part at $200. There are a number of generally accepted updates to the bikes, including a larger oil sump, a BSA eight-inch front brake, and even modifications to replace the feeble dynamo with an alternator and upgrade the electrical system to 12 volts. Beware of using the wrong type of oil in the final drive unit, as some sulphurous gear oils can essentially dissolve the bronze worm gear. Stick to AG140 non-EP gear oils. There are several Sunbeam clubs, but Classic Glory (www.classicglory.com) is the most comprehensive, with about 200 members in 29 countries. The club also has ties to specialized services like Stewart Engineering, which offers custom upgrades and remanufactured parts; Altette rebuilder "Taff The Horn" in Wales; Alec Jay, who adapts alternators in Southern England; and Juergen Schupach in Switzerland, who has figured out an electronic ignition for the bikes. Perfect Sunbeam Owner: Flies the Union Jack on the Queen's birthday and drives his Ford Anglia when it's raining. Fun to ride: *** Ease of maintenance: * Appreciation: *** Years produced: 1946-57 Number produced: approx. 16,000 Original list price: approx. $750 in 1949 (57 Deluxe) Despite its quirky design and modest power, the beautifully made Sunbeam S7 is a good choice for the collector who wishes to ride with elegant indolence and stand out from the vintage American cruiser crowd.• SCM Valuation: $2,500-S9,000 Tune-up/major service: DIY, $140 ($90 for distributor cap) Engine: air-cooled, 487-cc inline twin Transmission: 4-speed Weight: 57,430 pounds; 58, 405 pounds Engine #: below dynamo in front of engine Frame #: left side of top main tube under saddle Colors: black, pale green, gunmetal grey Sports Car Market

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Glovebox Notes A brief look at cars of interest that have passed through the SCM stable. ***** is best 2004 MERCEDES-BENZ E55 AMG Neat Stuff / Bengt Halvorson BI-POLAR EXHAUST Price as tested: $90,985 Likes: 469-hp, supercharged V8 makes car into a rocketship. Paddle shifter terrific in execution. Fantastic sounds under full throttle. Elegant performance look with AMG wheels. Brilliant interior, huge trunk. Adaptive cruise works well. Dual sunroofs flood interior with light. Gripes: Navigation system that can't find its way out of its own garage, or back to it either. Cupholders that would be unacceptable in a Honda Accord. Fun to drive: **It** Fun to look at: **** Overall ownership experience: ***** Verdict: With the E55, Mercedes has just about got everything completely right in a full-sized sedan. When you want the car docile, it behaves like a standard E320. When you want it to hustle, Porsches and Ferraris beware. Even at this near-six-figure price, a bargain for what it offers.—Keith Martin 2004 CADILLAC XLR Price as tested: $76,525 Likes: Looking at it and being looked at in it. Comfortable air-conditioned seats. Magnaride suspension makes for a great ride, neither too stiff nor too soft. Gripes: With top down, less trunk space than a Miata. Keyless entry/ignition system slow to recognize key fob. Bulgari instrument panel "gages" look cheap. Magnasteer variable-rate steering system feels entirely unnatural. Fun to drive: **** Fun to look at: **** Overall ownership experience: **** Verdict: Corvettes and XLRs may share a chassis, but you'd be hard pressed to find much in common in the driving experience—certainly not in the motor, a 4.6-liter V8 rated at just 320 hp. But the XLR isn't about performance as much as it is about showing off Cadillac's new design language, simultaneously elegant and edgy, which works perfectly on the XLR. Mercedes SL owners can relax; the XLR still has enough bad ideas tacked on (starting with the heads-up display) that no one will confuse it for a German car. Still, this is one Caddy that they, and everyone else, won't be able to take their eyes off of, a huge step in the right direction for a marque that, just five years ago, was near death.—Jeff Sabatini* 102 Porsche Design's newest wristwatch, called "Indicator" and inspired by the new Porsche Carrera GT, combines chronograph functions with a mechanical digital display. The six-screw sapphire crystal back shows the mass-optimized winding rotor, which is modeled on the design of the new UT's wheel rim. A special power-reserve indicator shows how much tension is left in its four winding springs. Limited to 50 units per year. Price: $80,000. Porsche Design, 714.662.2992, www.porschedesign.com. JUNIOR VINTAGE RACER To nurture a little car-craziness in your child, try this half-scale reproduction of the 1959 World Sportscar Championship-winning DBR I . Made by Pur Sang of Argentina, the car is a serious and "meticulously faithful" reproduction, with a fully articulating suspension, hand-formed aluminum bodywork, wood-andaluminum steering wheel, Dunlop racing-style tires and reproduction steel-spoke Borrani alloy wheels, rack-and-pinion steering, and woven seats. It's electric-powered, but an "electronic" exhaust system emits the sound of FEEL-GOOD BEADS A modernized version of the old favorite seen in VW buses and taxicabs for decades, this beaded massaging cushion has five vibrating motors and three adjustable speeds. Helps reduce fatigue on extended trips, plus it's sized and contoured to fit office chairs, too. Natural wooden beads, with a washable, black fabric cushion cover. AC wall adapter and DC car adapter included. Price: mer, 800.321.1484, www.hammacher.com.• $59.95. Hammacher Schlem- ifold, and switch-activated Motronic system. By TechArt of Germany. Price: $2,219. Claus Ettensberger Corporation, 310.203.3900, www.cecwheels.com . This new dual-mode sport exhaust system for Porsche 996 models provides a choice of either raucous racing exhaust sound and improved flow or a quiet, street-legal mode with the flick of an in-dash le switch. Provides a power boost to about 345 hp on 3.6-liter models. Includes sport air filter system, "extractor" man- PORSCHE DESIGN "INDICATOR" the original car. Suitable for children 4-8 years old. Price: £10,000 (approx $18,500). Don Rose, 617.513.0388, wvvw.dbrl.com . MUSTANGOPOLY A Mustang 40th Anniversary Collector's Edition of the Monopoly board game. Forget real estate—in this edition, you're buying and selling various Mustang models, from every decade. Special pewter collectible tokens included. Price: $38. The Ford Collection, 888.380.9101, www.fordcollection.com. TOO COOL FOR YOUR KITCHEN Why not dress up that fridge in your garage with easy peeland-stick paneling to make it look like a tool chest, a vintage gas pump, or a flamed hot rod? Impress your garage guests as you serve them a cold one. Price: $99.95-$159.95. Too Cool Kits, 800.456.3131, www.toocoolkits.com. TOPLESS WOODY As buyers line up for the new PT Cruiser Convertible, there's already an aftermarket Woody appearance kit. Offering a combination of "Marine Teak" vinyl and "Santa Rosa Oak" raised plastic molding, it can easily be installed at home. Price: $749.00. PT Woody, 800.447.8410, www.ptwoody.com . Sports Car Market

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EUROPEAN SPORTS, AMERICAN MUSCLE, HOT RODS AND CUSTOMS August 14 IVIONTEREV, CALIFORNIA Downtown Monterey - Marriott Hotel ONE NIGHT LIVE! ALL CARS NO RESERVE! 1967 SHELBY GT5O0 TWIN PAXTON SUPERCHARGERS S/N #2392 Original 4 speed Acapulco Blue car that was delivered to Tasca Ford. Drag raced by former owner Jim Ricci with involvement of famous drag legend Bill Lawton. No expense spared restoration completed in 2003 with aluminum medium riser headed 427 sideoiler and twin Paxton superchargers. Over 700 very streetable horsepower on pump gas makes this one of a kind Shelby a wild ride! WE ARE YOUR FERRARI AUCTION HEADQUARTERS! 11183 Fresh cosmetic restoration including paint, bright work and interior. Mechanical receipts include full transaxle rebuild. Tools, books and records. Ownership history of the last seeen years included. sal 1968 Ferrari 330 GTC 1995 Ferrari 456 GI S/N 100840 Rare five-speed model with only 7700 original miles. All books tools and records, with 30K service performed by Ferrari Dealer. Stunning black with ivory interior in showroom new condition. 1968 Ferrari 365 GI S/N 11507 Platinum award winner AZ Concours 2003. Full restoration with tools and manuals. Both sets of wheels with original Michelin tires and new Pirelli P4000 for rally touring NOW 48111-5117-401115  CONSIGN ! www.russoandsteele.com

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Mystery Photo Some of my friends are embarrassed to ride with me, but I don't want to give up the fresh eggs every morning. —Roger Wooley, Portland, OR We'll start the restoration as soon as we smoke all this. —Stephen Miller, Muncie, IN These "garden variety" Citroens trade in a thin market.—Larry Golomb, Le Roy, IL Forget about hydrogen, electricity or gasohol, this is the preferred fodder fuel for Deux Chevaux. —Gene Sorbo, Si. Petersburg, FL When farmer Levecque ordered a "deux chevaux" he expected to get a two-horse feeder. He was pleasantly surprised to discover the attached chicken coop was part of the deal.—Ron Harlan, Glendale, CA Rare Barn Find at the Artcurial auction in Paris—a Deux "Hay" Vaux.—Randy Zussman, Las Vegas, NV Lost in translation: The American attempt to license-build 2CVs resulted in the "Dirt Sho-velle."---Steve Levin, Sunnyvale, CA No matter how much hay they threw at it, those two steam horses just wouldn't eat.—George Giese, Portland, OR The prototype of the PT Cruiser was for the birds.—Mark Shuman, Miami, FL "Non, non, Marcel. I said eet only drives like eet is a Deux Chevaux!"—Ed Nolan, Old Greenwich, CT Yeah, sure, right, you're going to hide all this grass in a 2CV, and then we're going across the border? I don't think so!—David R. Lucia, Tempe, AZ The Barrett-Jackson brochure had claimed it was a "Deux Chevaux" model, but no . 4- smaller. Anyway, it works well as a shelter for my poultry, so I think maybe it is actually a rare "Deux Poulet" model, commonly referred to as the "Chicken Coupe."—Bill Mihalic, Rochester, MI matter how hard I tried, I just couldn't squeeze two horses in. Maybe those French horses are When it's all said and done, a convertible wannabe is really just a "coop."—Steve Snowden, Lumberton, NJ For Maurice, "doing it in the hay" always included his car, which helped him recall those steamy drive-in movies during his foreign service tour in America!—Rene Bourget, Bellevue, WA Long after Dorothy returned to Kansas, the Wicked Witch de l'Ouest returned to seek revenge from both the Scarecrow and the Tinman.—Julian Trachsel, Oakville, ON The last straw.—Bob Bayak, Annandale, NJ And this month's. winner of a sure-to-becollectible-someday 1:18 scale model, courtesy of Dave Kinney 's USAppraisal, is Roger Wooley, who runs his company's ride-sharing program.—Keith Martin• USAPPRAISAL This Month's Mystery Photo Response Deadline: June 25, 2004 Our Photo, Your Caption 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. Fax your response to 503.253.2234; e-mail: mysteryphoto@sportscarmarket.com; snail mail: Mystery, P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292 Send us your mystery photo! If we use it, you'll get an official "SCM Fright Pig Inspector" cap. E-mail photos at 300 dpi in JPEG format. 104 Sports Car Market

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  Comments With Your Renewals I am a charter subscriber of 21 years to John Olson's SL Market Letter. You should endeavor to include the various niche letter editors as contributors, if they would agree.—Mike Blanton, Nevada City, CA Good idea, Mike. We are especially looking for contributors with knowledge of Jaguars, MGs, Healeys and other British cars. If you know of anyone, please have them contact Jeff Sabatini, copyed@sportscarmarket.com—ED. Love it. A few more "poor man" car profiles, please.—Jon Pulver, Fort Lauderdale, FL When you put down a particular style or design, think "eye of the beholder."—G.P Clark, Cambria, CA. While we always strive to respect the fact that collectors are attracted to almost everything, sometimes it gets hard to say nice things about Bricklins and Zimmers. But we 're trying—ED. Great mag! Don't change a thing!— Brian Balladares, Los Angeles, CA Quit changing, you're just fine.— Keith Kallsen, Sr., Fort Morgan, CO. Keith, we consider ourselves constantly evolving, as we find better and more efficient ways to communicate with our readers.—ED. Great magazine, and also exceptionally cooperative and helpful staff. I must say, all with whom I have come in contact at SCM, especially David, SCM GOLD coordinator, seem to really be enjoying their work and association in this business.—Bill Morris, Raleigh, NC David is a true enthusiast, and a real asset around here in every way. Thanks for the kind words.—ED. The only publication of its kind. Clear, concise, and enjoyable, with just the right amount of humor.—Alan Andrea, Highland Park, IL I just got my May 2004 issue, and I really like the new look.—Elliot Miller, Chicago, IL Has quickly become my favorite magazine. Well done!—Michael Rivkin, Eastsound, WA Get rid of American cars!—Matthew Christ, Washington, DC Thank you, SCM has become the bible of my house: I now know what a '74 Barracuda convertible is worth. Who else can say that?—Mace Morse, Laguna Beach, CA SCM is the finest automobile magazine on the planet, informative, insightful, passionate, funny. Please keep the "Bike Buys" section coming.—Jeffrey Armitage, Dallas, 7X I read each issue as soon as it arrives. Please inform my wife that it doesn't count towards my "night out with the guys!" Keep up the good work!—Robert Clark, San Francisco, CA You've created a unique publication, not just another pretty car magazine. enjoy every issue.—Bruce Meyer, Beverly Hills, CA Reviews of concours-grade restorations make for great reading, but first I always skip ahead to the fright pig critiques. They're classic!—Shawn Devlin, Exton, PA the ones I get. I love the new race car articles. Just do more affordable sports cars.—Norman Horowitz, Ardsley, NY And thanks to all of you for your thoughtful comments and your renewals.—ED.* Your magazine is the best of all Hot August Nights 20(`, 200-4 August  Reno/Spark s Convention Centc T urn your cars intacash. Lin your cash into cars! Limited to 50 cars each night Thursday, Friday 84 Saturday, August 5, 6, 7, 2004 Featuring Street Rods and Nostalgic Vehicles of the highest caliber. If your car is one of the be it fo  R  • '  Rod and Restoration. Official 2004 Hot August Nights Sponsors. Presented by itcti UPCOMING AUCTIONS May Puyallup, WA M. .L t_ t Bend, OR - May 29th - Everett, WA May 31st - June July Billings, MT - lune 5th - Mammoth Lakes, CA - cars 100 cars " lackson Hole, WY - luly 3-4th - Coeur d'Alene, ID - luly 17th - August ** Reno, NV - Aug. 5-8th - Missoula, MT Aug. 21st - September * Sun Valley, ID - Los Lunas, NM - October lune 19th- 100 cars 150 cars 100 cars 80 cars 125 cars 800 cars "'• Reno Five Star Inv. - Aug. 5-7th - 100 cars Palm Springs, CA - Oct. 9th - Portland, OR - November • Arizona in the Fall - July 2004 Sept. 25th 100 cars 100 cars Sept. 4-5th - Oct. 23rd .150 cars Nov. 13-14th .300 cars Spokane, WA- Nov. 27th- 100 cars *. Flagship Auction • Premier Auction Presented by Silver Auctions 1-800-255-4485 www.SilverAuctions.com 105 150 cars 250 cars • B • take, Snake River Entry Fees $100 - On the grouf the Mangy /Noose Saloon age near Jackson, in Teton Vill o Wyoming • Over 150 Collector Cars Expe Beautiful Setting - Teto n  ConiTh ission - 7% $200 nds 0 Reserve • %  — — cted -,- 1,118 n Mountains, Jackson Reserve , i,' 1 ' Silver of Silver Auctions and B & T Custom

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SCM Showcase Gallery Sell Your Car Here! Showcase Gallery Full-Color Photo Ad Just $44/month ($66 non-subscribers). Text-Only Classified Ad Just $15/month ($25 non-subscribers) 3 ways to submit your ad: E-mail: Send photo (300 dpi jpg) and text, or text only, to artdir@sportscarmarket.com . We will call for your VISA/MC). Fax: Attention Showcase, to 503.253.2234 with VISA/MC. Snailmail: Showcase, PO Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292, with VISA/MC or check. 25 words max, subject to editing. Deadline: 1st of each month, one month prior to publication. ENGLISH 1928 Rolls-Royce P-I Springfield Piccadilly Roadster Full restoration; red/black leather, red piping. Excellent throughout. Needs nothing but driver. $18,500. 541.408.5617. (OR) "SE" (special equipment) Roadster. Only 24,700 unrestored original miles. Kept in pristine condition by its or S138RP. Original Piccadilly with matching numbers throughout. New engine by McDonald Vintage Restorations. Reliable and great running car. $165,000. Fantasy Junction, 510.653.7555, www.fantasyjunction.com . (CA) 1938 MG SA Tourer 1960 Lotus 18 Formula Junior jy owner. Respray in '63. Runs and drives perfectly. Original factory Mohair top and side curtains. The most original )0( 120 on the planet. 51,000 euros. 480.951.0777 wvmdocsjags.com . (AZ) 1956 )3( 140MC FHC Fresh, authentic, perfect condition and ready to race at any event world wide. This is the car you've seen in the Griot's Garage catalog for years. Log on to: www.cadroaazy.com or call Mark Greene at Griot's Garage, 253.922.2400. (WA) 1963 Jaguar XKE A concours restoration was performed on this very rare 1938 MG SA 4-seat Tourer with body by Abbey Coachworks. Equipped with 2-liter 6-cylinder motor and 4-speed transmission. Superbly and exquisitely finished in red and fitted with tan leather interior. Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars, 314.524.6000. (MO) 1948 MG TC 1.44Alf Black w/red leather. LHD, completely original, unrestored and in excellent condition. 52,000 miles. 3 owners, matching numbers and heritage certificate, original registration, Jaguar guarantee and owners manual. 2002 winner of 3 first place JCNA Concours trophies. A few scratches and dings. Asking S38,500. Kenneth Lombino, 310.443.7583 office; 818.906.2350 home; email klombin@wachoviaseccom. (CA) 1959 Jaguar XK 150 "S" The Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II with custom coachwork by Hooper was dispatched from England to the US on August 1, 1960 and was sold when new to a Mrs. Dorothy Kraft of Ridgewood, New Jersey. This left-hand-drive, long-wheelbase limousine with division and factory air conditioning is an exquisite design with razor edge front wings and graceful flowing lines reminiscent of cars of the 1940s. $73,500. Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars, 314.524.6000. (MO) 1965 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III 1954 Jaguar XI( 120 engine, new wiring harnesses, Burled walnut center dash. Runs and drives perfectly. Laycock de Normanville factory electric overdrive. High-speed steel-belted radial tires. Matching tan canvas tonneau. $84,750. 480.951.0777. www.docsjogs.com . (AZ) 1959 MGA 1500cc Roadster Red/black leather, superb original car, one owner last twenty years, Webers, roll bar. $265,000. Heritage Classics, 310.657.9699. (CA) Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II Aluminum lightweight, street legal. Built in mid '80s. Runs and appears as new. Full race history including several Targo Florio, Grand Prix Niirburgring, & other German, Dutch Oldtimers vintage races. Full FIA papers. RAC MSI. In original factory colors. 3.8-liter 320 hp. Very Important from the most respected name in Jaguars, Doc's Jags 480.951.0777. $P0A. www.docsjogs.com . (AZ) 1964 AC Cobra Mk 11 289 Shell gray with beige leather. 40,000 miles, one owner car. Power steering, power windows, power brakes, dash air. All tools, books, and records. The finest original Silver Cloud III we have ever seen. $85,000. Charles Crail Automobiles, 805.568.1934. www.charlescrail.com . (CA) 1965 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III Convertible Immaculate, correct. 39,900 original miles. Black/ , 3.4-litre roadster. Recent complete restoration with tan leather, tan canvas top, tonneau. No disap- ' matching numbers. Original factory color, Carmen pointments. $24,500. 541.408.5617. (OR)  Red/Cinnamon hides, tan canvas top. Rebuilt Athenian blue with dark blue mohair hood and tan leather. Air conditioning. £69,500. www.frankdale.com . +44.208.8475447. Fialt  c40-04te RESTORATIONS Since 1978 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 (916) 635-3559 106 Sports Car Market Technical and Restoration Guide . vowmc 2

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SCM Showcase Gallery 1967 Jaguar XKE 1999 TVR Chimaera New 2003 Peugeot Speedfight2 206 WRC A beautifully restored example finished in silver with black leather. Equipped with floor shift and factory air. This is a high quality collector car that can be used reliably as a driver if so desired. $84,900. Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars, 314.524.6000. (MO) 4.2 (Si), blue/red. 3,000 miles on total restoration, 2'1 place 1CNA Nationals, beautiful car in top condition. $65,000. 410.268.5033 (MD) 1967 Jaguar XKE Series I 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SL Roadster T, 27,000 miles in very good condition. Titanium exterior, with red hide upholstery, alarm, CD. Dry use, spends most of its life in garage. £18,250 or p/x for Porsche. Contact Deryck on +44.7860 601895; deryck_worrall@hotmail.com Silver/Black, same owner last 32 years, recent $50,000 nut-and-bolt professional restoration. Excellent. $82,500. Steve Ahlgrim 678.361.7997, eMail Itelycars@aol.com . (GA) 1970 XKE OTS • 99+ points 1CNA winner, + drives great. 100k + documented FULL restoration, #1 condition. Call or email for full details. S78,000 ONO. 803.649.0515, ext. 165, jklein@genphysics.com . (SC) 1976 Jaguar XJ6C 2 previous owners, present owner 30 years, rebuilt engine, radiator, CWP, rear springs. Arctic Run for Cancer 1980, two world rallies and many continental rallies, four Ards TTs, Montlhery, Prescott, Ireland, Targa Rusticana, Measham. Well documented. £27,000 ono. Doug Lambert +44(0) 151 924 5280. 1937 Bugatti Type 57 07' Rare restored coupe. Pristine condition. Silver/navy. None nicer. Pleasure to show and drive. S17,500. 541.408.5617. (OR) 1985 Jaguar XIS Serial # 57595, Coachwork by Galibier, Series 2 Chassis with cable brakes, there is no engine, transmission, instruments, lights, hood, or grill shell. Does have misc. extra parts. Asking $55,000 U.S. Contact: Alan Taylor, 760.489.0657; e-mail: alan@alantaylorcompany.com. (CA) SCM / CiPictanmow_ exchange 3.6 6-cylinder, 5-speed Getrog. One of 20 in the USA. $20,000 in bills last four years. Dark green, CD, workshop manual and parts catalog. $15,000 OBO. For details call Mike Brett, 713.683.5464. (TX) Each month, selected cars from the SCM Showcase Gallery will also appear in the British magazine, Octane (www.octane-magazine.com ) and vice-versa. FerrariPortal.com Over 700 links Classified Ads Ferrari Newsfeed Event Listings I'D RATHER BE USING i iAS K  Call HostWorks to get your company's E-commerce Inbtatives onto the web. July 2004 HOST WORKS hostworks.com 303-539-1839 A time warp car, August 1966 build and one of the 1 0 UK RHD. Showed 28,031m when we owned August 1983 and only 37,660m at Oct 03! Dark "Aga" blue, black trim, delightfully correct and original. Full body/engine/box resto. Featured in international magazines incl. front covers. A special & important part of Porsche history. £29,950. Autofarm + 44.1865.331234; porsche@autofarm.co.uk . 1970 Mercedes 280SE 3.5 Cabriolet Beck, like new, 2545 mi.,1915 cc/125 hp, 4spd, red tonneau cover, Nardi wheel, Porsche logos, CA legal with bar sticker, $21,500. 510.589.2545. (CA) Porsche 0T2 Ivory with green leather interior and soft top, stunning fully restored car in exquisite condition throughout, handbook, truly breathtaking. $268,500. Heritage Classics, 310.657.9699. (CA) 1966 Porsche 2.0 911S Coupe RHD 411f, c."1"4. 4•000101111M • FRENCH 1935 Talbot 75 Corsica Limited Edition Collector #0937. 100cc 2 stroke 49 state legal. $3.5k. GoGoScooter 949.548.6345. (CA) GERMAN 1960 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster 3,059 ORIGINAL MILES! Probably the best original example. Red w/ black interior and black tops. AC, automatic, all books & accessories. Museum maintained & stored for the last 30 years. $69,500. Charles S. frail Automobiles, 805.568.1934. www.charlescrail.com . (CA) 2000 Porsche Buster Triple Black w/Turbo Cast Wheels ; 22k miles. $29,900. Serious Inquiries Only. 414.940.2497. (WI) 2001 Porsche 550 Spyder Extremely rare "Clubsport" model includes rollbar, 5-point driver's harness, Recaro race seats, carbon • Move cars, trucks, trailers in any direction • Makes storage easy • Fits all tire widths • Capacity 6,000 lbs, set of 4 • 8" x 16" x 1/4" steel platform • H.D. 3" casters • $130 set of 4 (s&h add]) • 2 sets $120 each (s&h add'h • Same day shipping CARSKATES 47/1 MAKES A 2-CAR GARAGE INTO A 3 - CAR GARAGE NEW LOW PRICE! Satisfaction or your money back! P & 4 PRODUCTS 988 Gordon Lane, Birmingham, MI 48009 Toll-Free Phone (888) 647-1879 • Fax (248) 356-1066 www.carskates.com 107 i 047 E. Om,

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SCM Showcase Gallery trim, larger fuel cell, etc. Like New! Contact Canepa Design, 831.423.5704; www.canepa.com . (CA) ITALIAN 1951 Ferrari 340 America Touring coupe -110 r 110 S/N 0126A. Excellent mechanical condition with new engine, gearbox and brakes by Patrick !Nis. Known history, build sheet and FIA and FIVA documents. Eligible for all events. $950,000. Fantasy Junction, 510.653.7555, www.fantasyjunction.com. (CA) 1953 Ferrari 250 Europa 6th series RHD. Gunmetal with blue/grey interior. Totally restored by Lancia specialists about ten years ago and in excellent condition. This is a very well sorted car with floor change bucket seats, etc. £29,750. +44.1403.786721; +44.7802.355577; ah@hackings.co.uk. (UK) 1965 Alfa Romeo GTA 1600 Stradale Red/cream. Red piping & carpets. Amerispec conversion. 5,000 miles as new. $115,000 or trade for Miura 5.402.731.1181 or 402.556.1498 eves. (NE) 1986 Lamborghini Jalpa S/N 0325EU. Extremely rare alloy-bodied five window coupe. Fully restored mechanically and cosmetically. Finished in original colors as shown at 2003 Pebble Beach Concours. $350,000. Fantasy Junction, 510.653.7555, www.fantasyjunction.com . (CA) 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900 CSS Tel +; fax + E-mail info@vdvgrant.be . Web www.vdvgrant.be . 1967 Alfa Romeo Duefto S/N 190000111. Red. Full mechanical and body restoration. 5 new wire wheels and tires. Asking Monza Red with black leather. Immaculate condition with window updates, luggage, and complete books and tools. Dealer serviced with belt change. A private owner car with full history. $84,500. Steve Ahlgrim, 678.361.7997, eMail Italycars@aol.com. (GA) S/N 613825. Strikingly original unmolested example. Low mileage, matching numbers, original interior. Recent brake rebuild and new exhaust. Runs strong. $85,000. Fantasy Junction, 510.653.7555, www.fantasyjunction.com . (CA) 1965 Osca Zagato 1600GT Black/creme. 15,000 miles, US spec, mechanicals redone, SS exhaust. Mint, everything new. Asking $41,000. 561.893.0833. jawlane@bellsouth.net . (FL) 1995 Ferrari 456 GT S/N ZFFYT53A530134102. New, Corsa red with beige interior. Red calipers, 6 CD, elect seats, shields, Red piping, Small spare. Must sell, serious inquiries only! Less than 300 mi. $109,000. Mike @260.4333835 (IN) AMERICAN 1961 La Dowd Daytona Roadster $65,000. Call Laurie Fraser at 604.534.3410, 6-9 pm PST. (BC) 1957 Lancia Aurelia B206T Best year, all rebuilt, super driver, dead correct, never rust, tools, books, receipts. $19,000 ONO. Also '58 Sprint, good driver for resto. Jerry, 330.759.5224 days EST. (OH) 1972 Italia Roadster Red/tan, very clean, mechanically excellent with rebuilt suspension, rebuilt 351, lower ratio rear axle, 4 speed manual transmission. Outstanding in every way. $47,900. www.ContinentalAutoSports.com . 630.655.3535. (IL) 1983 Ferrari Boxer 2003 Ferrari 360 Spider Both manual and auto trans available. Of the 285 built, we have a few factory new and demonstrators. Now available for sale. For specs visit: ww.CIVALEAUTO.com . 415.776.7700 for special pricing. (CA). 2000-2001 Qvale Mangusta Early California Special. Sunbeam 4 cyl. eng., 4 spd, headers, dual carbs, Henry J. Chassis. Period correct, Calif. black plate car with orig. drawings, sales lit. ect. $7,950 obo. Please call: 805.466.1015. (CA) 1965 Mustang GT Convertible Professional restoration. Southern rust-free body. "A" code, styled wheels, 4-speed, factory air and trunk rack. $17,900. 269.429.0811. (MI) GermanCarPortal.com Over 1,100 links German Car Newsfeed Dealer Listings Event Listings RESTORATION? •- STEP BY STEP SYSTEM . .8! 0 WVVVV.BARTHOLLAND.COM RESTORATION@BARTHOLLAND.COM a Plankier 22 2771 XL Boskoop-NL t +31 (0) 172211344 f +31 (0) 172218321 108 Sports Car Market

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SCM Showcase Gallery 1963 Corvette 1970 Chevy Nova SS "Marlene" 500K Roadster Canepa Design "Limited Edition" Hummer H2 Recent vintage logbook entries from VARA, HMSA, HSR-West, fully sorted, ready to race, fresh very strong engine, fuel cell, heat exchanger, MSD, race suspension, new Hoosiers. $43,500. 530.672.9739. (CA) 1963 Corvette Split Window 350/300hp, 4 speed, PS, PDB, Black interior with buckets, SS option, HD suspension $14,000. 206.367.3406. cottageblue@msn.com . (WA) 1986 Corvette Fakey-doo fob head-turner created by Classic Roadsters in '89 and sold for $30k. Good miles and 15 years later, old guy sadly giving it up. Leather, rosewood, wires, 302 V8, C-4 auto trans. Offers over $17,000 please. 585.396.9156. (NY) Lincoln IS "Sport Edition" Show Car 500 HP, Suspension & Brake upgrade, complete exterior customization inc. monochromatic paint. 20" wheels/tires. Contact Canepa Design, 831.423.5704; wv/w.canepasom. (CA) WANTED The Perfect Corvette? Hi-Po Big Block, 4-spd., mild Gran Sport Flares, big rubber, 3 taillight conversion. Fast, reliable and gorgeous show winner. Original Calif. black plate car. No disappointments. $35k. Please call: 805.466.1015. (CA) Unique combination of automatic with Z51 option.  ABS, L98 engine, glass top, build sheet, original  sticker, history. Sold new in Daytona. Excellent  driver, 68k. $12,000/offer. 401.434.7521. (RI)  325 hp, custom body kit, 19" wheels, navigation, premium audio and entertainment system, Connolly leather, truly one of a kind sport luxury car. Contact Canepa Design, 831.423.5704, www.canepa.com . (CA) An absolutely serious buyer wants any European antique classic cars, Jaguar, Austin-Healey, MG, Morgan, Triumph, 356, 19051, 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. sbinc@aol.com . 630.553.9023 phone; 815.786.3372 fax. 53 Siata 208s Spider CHASSIS # BS*530 • ENGINE # BS*130'  Simply the best there is! BB One Exports July 2004  Raymond Milo, le Patron  bbone@dslextreme.com  323.656.7483 fax 323.654.8788 8375 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90069 By Appointment Only Please 109

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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 Fur. +33.1.42992020, fax +33.1.429920 21. Maison de vente aux encheres, 7, Rond-Point des Champs Elysees, 75008 Paris. e-mail: ancurial@auction.fr. www.artcurial.com. (FR) Barrett - 6694, fax 480.421.6697. 3020 North Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. e-mail: info@barrett-jackson.com. www.banett-jackson.com . (AZ) Bonhams & Butterfields. 415.391.4000, fax 415.391.4040. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94103. www.bonhamsandbutterfields .com. (CA) Jackson Auction. 480.421. APPRAISALS Branson Collector Car Auction, 800.335.3063, contact Jim Cox, fax 417.336.5616, 1316 W. Hwy. 76, Suite 199, Branson, MO, 65616. wwvv.bransonauction.com. (MO) Christie's. 310.385.2699, Bonhams. +, fax 44.207.585.0830. Montpelier St., Knightsbridge, London, SW7 1HH. www.bonhams.com. (UK) 310.385.0246. 360 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. www.christies.com. (CA) fax Dana Mecum Auction Company. 815.568.8888, fax 815.568.6615. P.O. Box 422, Marengo, IL 60152. wvvvv.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. 44.1925 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.kruseinternationaLcom. (IN) H&H  Classic  Auctions. Kensington Motor Group, Inc. 631.537.1868, fax 631.537.2641. P.O. Box 2277, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. KeriMotor@aol.com . (NY) Palm Springs Auctions Inc. Keith McCormick. 760.320.3290, fax 760.323.7031. 244 N. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA 92262. www.classic-carauction.com . (CA) RM Auctions, Inc. 800.211.4371, fax 519.351.1337 One Classic Car Dr., Blenheim, ON NOP 1AO. www.rmauctions.com. (CAN) Russo and Steele. 602.252.2697, www.russoandsteele.com . (AZ) Silver Auctions. 800.255.4485, 2020 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205. silver@silverauctions.com; www.silverauctions.com. (WA) 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.spectrumauctions.com . (CA) 110  Dave Brownell's Vmtage Auto Appraisals. Phone 802.362.4719; 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 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: dhlcinney@usappraisal.com; www.usappraisal.com . (VA) Joseph L Troise Appraisals. 415332.8183. On-site inspection & evaluation of classic and contemporary cars. Covering northern & mid-California & Tahoe/Reno. Prompt, personal, professional and affordable service for insurance, legal, IRS and pre-purchase inspection. Free phone consultations. joetro@pacbell .net; http://www.oldcarpricing.com . (CA) Auto  800.848.2886. Appraisal  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) AUTOMOBILIA Spyder Enterprises: 831.659.5335, fax 831.659.5335 Since 1980, providing serious collectors with the finest selection of authentic, original vintage posters, pre-war thru mid-1960s; mainly focused on Porsche, Ferrari, Mercedes, & racing. Producer of "Automobilia Monterey" August 10-12, 2004. Halon Fire Extinguishers; Porsche 356 leather accessories; Ferrari repro tool kit, 250-330. 38-page list of memorabilia via email at singer356@aol.com or www.vintageautoposters.com . (CA) www.arteauto.com – l'art et l'automobile gallery and auction house website. 631.329.8580. Our site features drawings, paintings, prints, vintage posters, photos, sculptures, objects, toys, models, books, literature, memorabilia, and more from the beginning of the automobile to date. View online and mail order automobilia auction lots at www.arteauto.com . Email: jvautoart@aol.com. (NY) BUYSELLGENERAL 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) Classic  Nationwide, over Group. 248.557.2880. Car  15 years in business, IAAA, for loans, estates, divorce, insurance and pre-purchase. Detroit area, will travel. www.jrnkclassiccars.com or kawifreek@msn.com . (MI) 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, prepurchase inspections, attorneys, buyers, sellers. All inquiries kept confidential. E-mail: dkruse@myvine.com. (IN) fax 248.557.3511. Featherman  &  Co. Inc. 610.645.5595. has over 20 years experience and is both a certified IAAA appraiser and ASE master technician. Complete Scott Featherman Research. Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 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 1 billion dollars in worldwide experience. Top prices paid; from one car to entire collections, condition and location are no obstacles. "We covet the rare and unusual, whether pedigreed or proletarian." E-mail: sales@cosmopolitanmotors. corn. (WA) ment 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 ; E-mail: info@grandprixclassics.com. (CA) Heritage Classics, 310.657.9699, fax 310.657.9698. 8980 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069. Website: www.heritageclassics .com. E-mail: sales@heritageclassics .com. One of the largest classic car dealers in the US, Heritage Classics has been serving the collector market worldwide for over fifteen years. Our principal stock is European sports and luxury cars of the Fifties & Sixties. Please check our comprehensive website for an up to date listing of our extensive inventory with full description, pictures & prices. Whether you are looking to buy, sell or trade, one car or a whole collection, we look forward to helping you. (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 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 oil Select consignments considered. www.hymanitd.com. (MO) Oldtimer Garage. 4131.819 00 00, fax 41.31.819 51 91. Gurbestrasse 3, CH-3125, 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 — Fantasy Junction. 510.653.7555, fax 510.653.9754, www.fantasy junction.com, e-mail sales@fantasy junction.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) eBay Motors, a part of eBay Inc. The 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. www.historicalcars.com . CLASSIC CAR TRANSPORT Anywhere. Cosdel International. 415.777.2000, fax 415.543.5112. Now in its 33rd year of international transport. Complete service, including importexport, customs clearances, DOT and EPA, air/ ocean, loading and unloading of containers. Contact Martin Button, e-mail: info@cosclel.com; www.cosdeLcom. (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) Grand Prix Classics. 858.459.3500, fax 858.459.3512. Specialize in the buying, selling trading and consign- Intercity Lines, Inc. 800.2213936, fax 413.436.9422. Rapid, hassle-free, coast-to-coast service. Insured, enclosed transport for your valuable car at affordable prices. State-of-the-art satellite transport tracking. Complete service for vintage races, auctions, relocations. www.intercitylines.com . (MA) PC BEAR Auto Transport specializing in all types: hobby, collector ye- Sports Car Market

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Concours Transport Systems. 253.973.3987, fax 253.851.4707. Enclosed auto transport nationwide. Lift gate loading, experienced personnel. Classic & exotic cars. Special events— fully insured. Fred Koller, owner. fred koller@concourstransport.com , www. concourstransport.com . (WA) hicks, 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. 717.8591585. Talk to me anytime. Thank you. (PA) 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. www.jjbest.com. (MA) Woodside Credit. 800.717.5180 fax 800.717.5177. Woodside Credit is a privately owned collector car finance company based in Newport Beach, California. Founded on more than 40 years of consumer lending experience, we are dedicated to providing our dealers and customers with attractive financing options. Competitive Rates, Flexible Terms and Consumer Lending Expertise. Please feel free to contact us directly, apply online or ask your dealer how you can finance your next purchase through Woodside Credit. Open 7 days a week. www.woodsidecredit.com . COUECTOR CAR INSURANCE American Collectors Insurance. 800.360.2277. 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.ArnericanColle ctors.com, or call toll-free. Available in all states except AK and HI. (NJ) Hagerty Collector Car Insurance. 800.922.4050. Collector cars aren't like their late-model counterparts. Steve AUTOMO I ) ' 1638 SE 11th Ave Canby, OR 97013 (503) 266-4079 or (800) 452-8434 :1); email: steveaustin@canby.com www.steveaustinsautomobilia.com July 2004 ILIA Limited Edition Art & Collectibles Travel begins here... Official Organizer of SCM's Historic and Collector Car Tours Stephanie Warrington The Official Travel Agent for Sports Car Market 800.594.0805  503.231.5103  Specializing in International Travel, Custom Vacations & Groups email: stephanie@wtpdx.com  700 NE Multnomah, #478 Portland OR 97232 World Travel Inc. 111 Parish Heacock Classic Car Insurance, 800.678.5173. At Parish Heacock Classic Car Insurance we're not just classic car insurers, we're classic car enthusiasts! We understand the needs of the classic car owner; agreed value, one liability charge, 24-hour claim service and the ease of paying for your premium by credit card. In 44 states throughout the US we are providing our customers with Classic Car Insurance for one of their most valuable possessions at rates they can afford! Visit us on the web at www.parishheacock.com for your instant quote or call us Toll Free at 800.678.5173. American Hobbyist Insurance. 800.395.4835. From "brass & wood" antiques to modern 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) 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. 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PO Box 80008, Multnomah, Services. OR 97280. 503.244.4646. Email: photoraces@aol.com. (OR) RESTORATION.GENERAL CARS of Pittsburgh, Inc. 866.877.8866, fax 412.653.3798. Complete classic and custom auto restoration / fabrication. Metal repair, polishing, and plating. Prepurchase inspection, appraisals and title services. The most customer friendly restoration company in the world. See our ad in this issue for more information. 1147 Cochran's Mill Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15236. davidsteffan@carsofpgh .com, www.carsofpgh.com . (PA) Guy's Interior Restorations. 503.224.8657, fax 503.223.6953. Award-winning interior restoration. Leather dyeing and color matching. 431 NW 9th, Portland, OR 97209. (OR) SPORTS AND COMPETITION 'Wage Rubes, SeAviees bee. ( fr"(Int Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARI/VRS), 203-377-6745, fax 203.386.0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Vintage race car restoration, preparation and race track support at events throughout North America; in Europe and South America by arrangement. Historic Rally Support. www.vintageracingservices.com. (CT) VINTAGE EVENTS The Colorado Grand. 1,000mile tour of western Colorado. Pre-1961 sports cars. Frank Barrett. 970.926.7810, fax 970.926.7835. (CO) ENGUSH 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 European sports cars and full classics. We try hard to offer something you have never heard ofl Select consignments considered. www.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 Palmero. (NY) 503.643.3225, fax 503.646.4009. Jim Feldman, 11955 SW Faircrest St., Portland, OR 97225-4615 USA. AC restoration specialist. 35 years experience. Partial to full restorations done to street or concours standards. (OR) AC Owner's Club Limited. 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) JAVF  Restorations,  AC Inc. Austin-Healey Club of America, 877.5.HEALEY, fax 704.283.7765, www.healeyclub.org. P.O. Box 3220, Monroe, NC 28111-3220. With 45 affiliated regional clubs throughout North America, The AHCA offers its members monthly color magazine, fullcolor calendar, technical support, book discounts, sourcing for Austin-Healey suppliers and services, annual Conclave, and connection to 4,000 Healey enthusiasts worldwide. For further information, contact membership@ healeyclub.org. (NC) Kevin  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) 530.241.8337. 1530 Charles Drive, Redding, CA 96003. 6-Cylinder Aston Martin DBs our specialty, from DB2 through DB6. All Astons welcome, along with other 1950s and 1960s British and European sports and classics. We do it all, from engine overhaul to show-winning paintwork. We buy Astons. www.kevinkayrestorations.net. (CA) Aston Martin Kay  Restorations. Austin-Healey Club USA. 888.4AHCUSA, fax 503.528.0533. 8002 NE Hwy 99, Ste B PMB 424, Vancouver, WA 98665-8813. Oldest national Austin-Healey club and factory club heritage. The resource for all current and future owners. Members receive Austin-Healey Magazine, Resource Book, calendar, tech assistance, book discount. Annual dues still just $35. Visa/MC accepted. Visit our Web site: www.healey.org. (OR) Austin-Healey

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Automotive Restorations, Inc. Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (AIII.VRS), 203.377.6745, fax 203.386.0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. www.VmtageRacingServices.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. Historical information, technical resources and sales information relating to old and new cars available to members. (FL) Jaguar 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. (KY) JAGUAR PARTS AT WHOLESALE PRICING Huge Factory Fresh Original Parts Inventory Ready To ship w/Overnight Delivery CALL MONTE SHELTON JAGUAR: JAGUAR 1-800-819-5681 =MI Morgan 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. Northshore  Sportscars. 203.386.0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. VintageRacing-Services.com, AutomotiveRestorations.com. (CT) Automotive Restorations, Inc. Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARLVRS), 203377.6745, Rolls-Royce/Bentley fax 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) Centerline-Alfa Parts. .750.ALFA 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 (at low prices). Please, call anytime for straight advice on the market. Finder's fee gladly paid. Randy Simon. (CA) 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.intemational-auto.com . (VA) Performance Motoring Associates 831.338.9703, fax 831.338.2031. PMA Racing since 1981. Over 20 Alfa Romeos in stock, ready for your custom restoration. Specialists in vintage race car preparation for over 20 years. Sebring suspensions and lightweight body panels for 750, 101, and 105 series Sprints, Spiders and GTVs. E-mail alleake@aol.com. 12895 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006. www.alfaromeorestorations.com. (CA) Re-Originals. 713.849.2400, fax 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) 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) Repairs/Restoration Re-Originals. 713.849.2400, fax 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) 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) Gull Wing Group International. Gary Estep, 530345.6701. 776 Cessna, Chico, CA 95928. Dedicated to the enjoyment and preservation of 1954 to 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Coupes and roadsters. You do not have tube 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, 1886onward; 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, 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/LAMBORGHINI 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 97230. (OR) 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's Alfa Parts. 510.525.9435, fax 510.5243636. Large selection of parts from 1900 series to Milano. Efficient, personal 112 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) Michael Sheehan. 949.646.6086, fax 949.646.6978. Always looking for cars to buy, from rare one-offs to serial production ordinaries. Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus—call me first or call me last, I'll make you the best cash offer. Buyers, let me use my 20,000-car database to help you find a car, 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), 203377.6745, 203.386.0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. VintageRacing-Services.com , AutomotiveRestorations.com . (CT) FORZA:  fax 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: www.italparts.com . If you don't find the part there, send us an email: info@italparts.com. Buy Italian engines,parts,cars of pre-war period and '50s and early '60s. (IT) fax 860.350.1148, e-mail forzamot@aol.com. Buyers and sellers of Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini and related exotic cars. Call today for friendly, helpful advice. Buyers for cars in any condition, also interested in memorabilia, parts, manuals, books, etc., related to above cars. Willing to compensate for information that leads to purchase. www.forzamotorsports .com. (CT) 860350.1140, 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 IVIBs. www.dearbomauto.com. (MA) 203.386.0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. VintageRacingServices.com, AutomotiveRestorations.com. (CT) fax 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 Skirmants. www.356registry.org. (MI) Re-Originals. 713.849.2400, Sicurvetro windshields for Porsche 356. Speedster bucket seats, driving seats for all models. www.reoriginals.com . (TX) BMW Porsche 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. VintageRacing-Services.com , 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 principal in the acquisition of collector cars and are aggressive buyers for complete collections. Our specialties include European sports cars and full classics. We try hard to offer something you have never heard ofl 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. Over 5,000 members, 50 Regions throughout the world. Dedicated to the care and preservation of the cars that Carroll Shelby produced. Two national conventions a year, semi-annual magazine, hi-monthly newsletter as well as a registry. (CT). Sports Car Market

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1959 Austin Healey BN6 100-6 1986 Aston MartinVolante 1968 Chrysler Newport Convertible 1956 Citroen Traction Avant 1936 Delahaye 135 Labourdette 1960 Dodge Pickup 1999 Dodge Viper RT/10 1964 Facel Vega Facel III 1966 Ferran 330 GTS 1980 Ferrari 308 GTS 1930 Ford Model A 1910 Hupmobile Brass Roadster 1959 Jagua Mark I 1961 Jaguar Mark II 1960 Mercedes Benz 190 SL Roadster 1960 Mercedes Benz 190 SL Roadster 1961 Mercedes Benz 190 SL Roadster 1966 Mercedes Benz 600 SWB 1974 Mercedes Benz 280 SLC 1980 Mercedes Benz 450SEL 6.9 1946 MG TC Roadster 1950 MG TO Roadster 1951 MG TD Roadster 1955 MG IF Roadster 1956 MG MGA Roadster 1973 MG MGB Roadster 1950 Monet Goyon125cc Motorcycle 1955 Moto Modni 125cc 1971 Oldsmobile Toronado 1939 Packard V12 Rollston 1959 Porsche 356A S Cabriolet 1962 Porsche 356 B Super Coupe 1955 VolkswagenBeetle 2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX/ VR6 1966 Volvo 122S American Running Gear  Red/Tan  Extremely Original  Scruffy Driver  3 Position Drophead  New Paint  Hand-painted by Lassen  New Paint  Long-term Owner  Pristine Car  Rumble Seat Coupe  Ex-Harrah  Recent Partial Restoration  Custom Cabriolet, Project  Extremely Original and Very Nice  Body off Documented Restoration  Black / Red Great Driver  Blue/Zebrawood  5 Speed  One owner  Restored R.H.D  Restored  Restored R.H.D  Older Concours Restoration  Restored  Totally Restored  Only one in US/Original  2-Stroke Motorcycle Fabulous  Running parts car  Town Car  Red/Black factory hardtop  Number matching driver  1 Owner  Loaded  Older Resto/Driver  $29,995.00 $69,995.00 $12,995.00 $6,995.00 $125,000.00 $15,000.00 $175,000.00 $15,500.00 $250,000.00 $30,995.00 $11,995.00 $39,995.00 $9,500.00 $22,500.00 $45,000.00 $49,995.00 $23,995.00 $27,995.00 $7,995.00 $13,995.00 $24,995.00 $16,995.00 $21,000.00 $27,995.00 $21,000.00 $21,995.00 $5,995.00 $4,995.00 $1,995.00 $225,000.00 $42,000.00 $27,995.00 $7,995.00 $15995.00 $3,995.00 WATERCRAFT 1967 Chriscraft Cavalier 18'  Chevrolet 327. Nice period runabout. Complete with trailer. 1958 Century Coronado 21'  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 grain with no nail holes. Eighty years old from seven hundred-year-old trees, also California Redwood, 2x4, 2x6, 4x6, 6x8, 3x12, 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. 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. Its  .111tesi •••.• $7,995.00 $39,995.00 Factory installed wood runabout with 327, twin sidedrafts and factory installed sliding roof, complete with trailer. 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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eWatch 8 r -NA by Carl Bonzstead I I decided to part with a very desirable Coca-Cola sign, a piece left over from a brief sojourn from my automobilia collecting some years ago. I had purchased it on eBay for $5,000, and I figured that if I could get that back, plus a little more, I would be all set. So I listed it on eBay with a reserve of $4,500 and a required opening bid of $2,000. (No, I was not brave enough to go no reserve.) After five years of monitoring eBay activities, I feel that the same logic about reserves in live auctions applies here: Once people realize the piece will actually sell, the activity will increase. During the first 24 hours there was a flurry of activity and the reserve was met! All I had to do then was sit back and watch the meter click away—except during the next week there were lots of people looking but without a single bid. This was a little nerve racking, but I told myself that most of the activity usually takes place during the final few minutes of the auction. The auction was to end about midday on Sunday, but I was occupied with other things and couldn't get back to my monitor until late that afternoon. With a little trepidation I logged on and noticed that there were now 1,290 hits on my listing and 14 bids. The winning bid was $7,350 and it had jumped by almost $3,000 in the last 60 seconds! This sale price was more than enough to cover my Boyce sign, and gave me a nice return on my initial investment in the Coke sign. got a little carried away at a live auction recently and came away the winning bidder on an expensive Boyce Motometer sign I had been chasing for some time. (See "Motobilia," p. 98.) Only a few examples are known, and this one was in much better condition than any of the others I had encountered. Soon enough, however, my jubilation wore off and the realization that I had to pay for this thing set in. My better half had made the proclamation that family funds were not to be used for my collecting follies, so something had to be sold to fund the new acquisition. 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. 114  The only catch is that my wife found out about my profit and is looking around at the rest of my stuff to see what else can be sold. EBAY MOTORS #2471566267-1983 ZAMBONI ICE RESURFACING MACHINE. First Bid: $100. Number of Bids: 58. SOLD AT: $5,125.25. Date Sold: 4/12/ 2004. I'm sure these things cost a ton of money when new, so this one (on offer by the city of Tacoma) was a bargain. Its pedigree included cleaning the ice for the 1989 U.S. Skating Championship at the Tacoma Domelike that adds to the value. The perfect thing for smoothing out that pond behind the house for a winter ice-racing course. EBAY #3672655259-1909 BEER SIGN WITH PACKARD TOURING. First Bid: $5,000. Number of Bids: 1. SOLD AT: $5,000. Date Sold: 4/22/2004. Sold for the "Buy It Now" price. This delightful early self-framed tin lithograph was in wonderful condition, with bright colors. The subject matter, on the other hand, was clearly from a time long past. A waiter is shown bringing out a couple of beers for the gentlemen in the Packard Touring, while the ladies ride in back. The height of political incorrectness on several fronts, but still a desirable sign that sold for the correct money. EBAY #2466183710—EARLY 1900s UNION MOTOR CAR SALES BROCHURE. First Bid: $9.99. Number of Bids: 9. SOLD AT: $550. Date Sold: 3/16/2004. Automotive paper has been well off its high of a few years ago, but unusual and rare pieces will still bring adult money. This piece was for the Union automobile, which was actually a re-badged Auburn with a four-cylinder engine instead of an Auburn six. The car was offered only in 1916, so the catalog is rare and this one was in good condition. The bidder list was a "who's who" of Auburn historians and collectors, smart shoppers all, as they refrained from driving the final price out of line. EBAY #3186189210-1920s AMOS 'n• ANDY TAXI by MARX. First Bid: $19. Number of Bids: 25. SOLD AT: $701.50. Date Sold: 4/11/2004. A classic toy that is rarely offered in this condition, with all the small pieces and important parts present, in particular, the hood ornament, meter, flag, and headlights. Well bought, considering three examples in similar condition were offered together as one lot in a recent live auction, bringing $4,455. EBAY #3670273169—BOMBER ONE QUART OIL CAN. First Bid: $19.99. Number of Bids: 11. SOLD AT: $635. Date Sold: 4/9/2004. Art Lacey opened the Bomber Service Station in Portland, OR, shortly after World War II. He flew a surplus B-17 up from Long Beach and mounted the plane on the roof of the station, with its wings stretching over the gas pumps. A crusty independent for years, Lacey was eventually forced to align with Texaco. The plane and a café still remain as a local icon, though the station has long since closed. Bomber was my high school nickname so I am enamored of anything associated with the station—I paid a whole lot more than this for the Bomber can in my collection. EBAY #3669000496—DUTCH PORCELAIN SIGN FOR BEVEROL DE MOTOROLIE. First Bid: $5,000. Number of Bids: 12. SOLD AT: $6,200. Date Sold: 4/5/ 2004. At one time this circa-1910 sign resided in the Ray Holland collection. With a strong image of an attractive lady wearing a racing helmet, goggles, and a flowing, checkered scarf, it's a perfect example of the wonderful graphics of many early European signs. Values for these pieces have lagged behind their domestic conterparts in the past, but that delta is quickly vanishing.• 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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