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VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE $11 OOK COLLECTION SPORTS CAR The Guide to Collecting Classic, Antique, Sports, Hot Rod & Muscle Cars } • • teit • N., • • ••I ett .9111INN•••• • NOVEMBER 2002 USA $5.95 CANADA S8.95 VAAAV SPORTSCARmARKET COm • Guide to Post-328 V8 Ferraris • 1964-67 Tiger: Handling Not Included • Alfa GTV-6: Robust and Fragile, Simultaneously • The Most Famous Shelby GT350 in Australia • Four-Door 928: Thank Goodness Porsche Just Said No • 1962 Fiat Jolly: A Useless But Charming Runabout


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RM AUCTIONS INC. VINTAGE MOTOR CARS AT THE ARIZONA BILTM 0 RE RESORT & SPA, PHOENIX ARIZONA JANUARY 17, 2003 1967 CORVETTE 427/390 HP vittA . 1966 MUSTANG GT  CONVERTIBLE  1941 CADILLAC SERIES 62 COUPE 1946 CHRYSLER TOWN and COUNTRY CONVERTIBLE COUPE ACCEPTING ADDITIONAL CONSIGNMENTS


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(0 RM AUCTIONS INC. AMA. 1955 CHRYSLER 300 COUPE  1957 CHRYSLER 300 CONVERTIBLE   1958 CHRYSLER 300 CONVERTIBLE 1959 CHRYSLER 300  CONVERTIBLE  1960 CHRYSLER 300  CONVERTIBLE  1961 CHRYSLER 300 CONVERTIBLE #  , ' 1989 CORVETTE SONY  CHALLENGE CAR 1968 CORVETTE L89  1966 CORVETTE 427/425 CONSIGNMENT & MARKET EVALUATIONS  BERVERLY HILLS CAR SPECIALISTS:  DAVID GOODING  IAN KELLEHER  TODD WERTMAN  MIDWEST & EAST COAST CAR SPECIALISTS: MIKE FAIRBAIRN   866.762.8284 david@rmauctions.corn ROB MYERS 866.762.8284 ian@rmauctions.com  866.762.8284 todd@rmauctions.com  SPORTS & RACING CAR SPECIALIST:  JACK C. BOXSTROM 613.476.9132 jack@rmauctions.com 9300 WILSHIRE BOULEVARD, SUITE 550, BEVERLY HILLS, CA 90212 TEL: 310.246.9880 FAX: 310.246.9744 www.rmauctions.com • • • • PrivatAir wg oars, Li , IN  A L • J,LBEsTBANc & co. PUTNAM P SSPORT TRAt4SPORT A 40110w" HAGIER1V dRReekril,  Gauthier 800.211.4371 rnike@rmauctions.com 800.211.4371 rob@rmauctions.com DENNIS NICOTRA 203.397.0734 dennis@rmauctions.com CATALOGS & BIDDER REGISTRATION 800.211.4371 OR 519.352.4575


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SPORTS CAR CMARKETI- Bonham tropmr.r. 'Mighty car, mighty price, mighty right.' —1939 third-place Le Mans Lagonda V12 Team Race Roadster sells for 51.2m at the Bonhams Goodwood sale. November 2002 / Vol. 14, #11 Keith Martin, Editor and Publisher ON-SITE MARKET REPORTS 26 Bonhams Goodwood, UK 32 eBay/Kruse Auburn, IN 42 Bonhams Beaulieu. UK 45 RM Auctions, Inc. Meadow Brook, MI 50 Bonhams Nurburgring. Germany PROFILES 18 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder Busting through the price guides. 22 1995 Rolls-Royce Flying Spur Sedan The deal of the day. 54 1983 Alfa Romeo G1V-6 2.5-Liter Coupe Robust engine, tacky switchgear. 56 1962 Fiat Jolly $21,000 dinghy. 58 1986 Porsche 928 Factory 4-door Sedan Brain fade in Stuttgart? 4  62 1967 Shelby Mustang GT350 Comp Coupe A four-Webered Aussie. COLUMNS 6 Shifting Gears Keith Martin 8 The Inside Line Cindy Banzer 14 Notes From Europe Le Mans Classic by Giuseppe Tomasetti 1 6 Collecting Thoughts The $100k Question Sheehan Speaks Life After the 328 by Michael Sheehan 59 Porsche Gesprach Bend But Don't Break by Jim Schrager 64 Legal Files Insurance w/o Plates by Alex Leventhal 66 Affordable Classics '64-'67 Sunbeam Tiger by Gary Anderson 67 Bike Buys 1955 Vespa 150 GS by Bengt Halvorson ot? Motobilia The Wanlass Bubble by Carl Bomstead 76 eWatch $3,000 Green Streak by Carl Bomstead DEPARTMENTS 10 You Write, We Read 11 Auction Calendar 57 Display Advertisers Index 63 Vintage Rally Calendar 65 Mystery Photo 70 Mystery Photo Answers 70 Twenty Year Picture 71 Comments With Your Renewals 75 Neat Stuff 75 Glovebox Notes 1965 Shelby GT350 CLASSIFIEDS 21 Ferrari 24 English 55 Alfa Romeo 57 Etceterini 61 German 63 Vintage Race Cars 63 American 72 Resource Directory 74 Showcase Gallery Fastback Coupe - At S76k. decent Mustang brings $8k more than expected. 1972 Rod Stewart Lamborghini Miura SV - Note the stiletto heel marks in the headliner 1962 Mercedes-Benz 190SL - Sharp roadster nicely bought at $27.500. Sports Car Market


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C 1-4 12 0 013 MEI Brands of DaimlerChrysler PRESENTS: Jeep SCOTTSDALE THE WORLD'S GREATEST CLASSIC CAR AUCTION #732-1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 427/435 4-Speed. 26,000 mile original award winning car. #432 1949 CHRYSLER TOWN & - COUNTRY CONV. Formerly in the famed Phillip Wichard Collection. Last production year of this model. #642-1954 JAGUAR XK 120 ROADSTER A ground-up restoration on a correct numbers matching car. AT SCOTTSDALE IN 2002... SALES OF OVER 826.9 MILLION SALES RATIO OF 87 PERCENT CONSIGN #691 1936 PACKARD DIETRICH Dual-Windshield Model 1404 Super Eight - one of five examples known. - 1929 FORD "ALUMATRUCK" One of a kind Boyd Coddington all aluminum scratch built Model A Pickup. #728 - NOW 480.421.6694 THE FOLLOWING IS A PARTIAL LIST OF OVER 200 CARS CONSIGNED AT 'NO RESERVE' FOR 2003 #482-1962 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MARK H #433-1958 BUICK LTD CONVERTIBLE #377-1958 CADILLAC BROUGHHAM #657-1947 CADILLAC SERIES 60 CONV. #450-1955 CHEVROLET BELAIR CONV #408-1957 CHEVROLET BELAIR CONV #675-1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONV #639-1961 CHEVROLET IMPALA SS CONV. #732 1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 427/435 PEPSI CollectoriCamingrurance HUB LOT WATCHES Jr VerlMwireless #644-1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE LS6 #722-1985 #3 GOOD WRENCH DALE EARNHARDT #342-1961 CHRYSLER 300 G #452-1970 DODGE CHALLENGER RT #372-1970 DODGE SUPER BEE COUPE #656-1973 FERRARI 246 GTS SPYDER #739-1933 FORD SPEED STAR ROADSTER #440-1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD 'E' CONV #676-1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD 'F' CONY #364-1964 FORD GALAXIE 500XL 2-DR #642-1954 JAGUAR XK 120 ROADSTER #333-1969 PLYMOUTH SATELLITE CONV #389-1970 PLYMOUTH CUDA COUPE #461-1965 PONTIAC GTO CONVERTIBLE #701-1964 SHELBY COBRA 289 ROADSTER #655-1965 SHELBY COBRA 4000 R'STER #721-1966 SHELBY GT350 FASTBACK VIEW A COMPLETE LIST BY VISITING WWW.BARRETT-JACKSON.COM CHANNEL. /Wm  MOTOR TRIM  iiTiii AZIZNA REPUBLIC 003' l ■frielel  Berrt11..leckaae. JANUARY 15-19, 2003 • WESTWORLD • SCOTTSDALE, AZ TRAVEL SERVICES PROVIDER: AAA ARIZONA TEL: 877.774.1500 EMAIL: TRAVEL@ARIZONA.AAA.COM TEL: 480.421.6694 FAX: 480.421.6697 WEB: WWW.BARRETT-JACKSON.COM 3020 N SCOTTSDALE RD, SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85251


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Shifting Gears / Keith Martin I. Different Strokes eaving Helena, Montana, we passed the Wok 'N' Roll sushi house on our way towards the Continental Divide. Our mount was a newly purchased 1965 Saab 96, with a 46-horsepower, 841cc twostroke engine. My co-conspirator John Draneas and I found the car on eBay Motors, the result of a late-night Internet search after a few too many glasses of wine. It met our criteria of being relatively interesting, not too expensive, and located somewhere off the beaten path—in this case Rimini, a ghost town just outside Helena. Flying in, picking it up and driving it back would surely be an adventure. For $2,600 we became owners. I had owned a pair of two-stroke 96s when at Reed College, a base-level model like our new steed, and a high-performance 850 Monte Carlo. The ring-a-ding-ding sound of the engine, the obtuse but effective column shift, and the unique sensation when the car went into its freewheeling mode were all fond memories. Draneas, past president of the Oregon Region Porsche club, and owner of a 911SC, Ferrari 328 GTS and Alfa Giulietta Spider Normale, thought the experience would be a pleasant divertissement from his day job as an attorney. The seller met us at the Helena airport, and we exchanged a cashier's check for the keys and title to the car. Our first challenge was the 6,320-foot MacDonald Pass. Like Hannibal riding a two-stroke elephant, we conquered it handily at 50 mph in third gear, then freewheeled down the other side at some speed significantly above that. The speedometer read properly to about 60 mph and would then jump to 110 without warning. Wishful thinking, perhaps? We passed our first car while coasting down the mountain, an '80s minivan whose driver appeared shocked when our gumdrop-shaped red torpedo shot by on the outside of a turn. The Saab handled well enough, staying flat even at 20 mph above the advisory limits, and the front disc brakes adequately slowed the 1,770-pound car. Our initial problems were few, and included a permanently open fresh-air vent that allowed a high volume of frigid air into the car. Cramming the cowl intake full of paper towels solved this. Water ran down the inside of the windshield when it rained, and something had taken a bite out of the left wiper blade. Excessive wind noise around the windows due to tired gaskets was easily solved by a liberal application of duct tape. and that old cars sometimes have big ears so one should be thoughtful in what one says around them. We'd traveled 400 miles when a rear tire shredded on the freeway, creating some excitement and a chance to operate the antique Saab jack. The ignition key breaking off in Draneas's hand as he tried to restart the car further raised the entertainment level of the trip. In Spokane, for $225 we had a set of 165x15 tires installed. While the Saab was up on the rack, we admired its flat, aerodynamically efficient underbody. The owner's manual contained a photo of a Saab 35 Draken jet fighter, with a top speed of over 1,200 mph. We weren't sure exactly which parts our 96 shared with the Draken, but basked in the shared glow of supersonic performance. For $7, a locksmith cut us a pair of new keys. Encouraged, we set out again. What could go wrong now? A few miles later we found out, as the engine seized and we freewheeled silently to the side of Interstate 90. Firmly planted by mile marker 298, we waited for the tow truck to arrive. Sadly, we removed the SCMsigns from the side of our nowstill mount. After finding a temporary home for the car through the kindness of John Lippis's Swedish Motor Car Service in Spokane, we hopped on the last flight out of Spokane. We were home in Portland by 9 p.m., as we had planned all along, but by way of Southwest Airlines rather than by Saab Aktiebolag of Trollhatten. With the help of Saab fanatics Satch Carlson of Anchorage, and Fred Ankeny of local A&T Tires, we are sourcing the parts necessary to bring the 96 back to life. I'd like to have a few more ring-a-ding-ding miles under my belt before we move on to the next car. I suppose if I were a hunter, I'd be out looking for the next gazelle or pronghorn antelope to sate my appetite for the strange and unusual conquest. Instead, as a hopeless gearhead, I'm always in search of an interesting car at an attractive price in an unusual location. The night we arrived home, I e-mailed Draneas about a Citroen 2CV on the Internet that was located just outside Flagstaff, Arizona. "It's only $6,500, the guy says it can be driven anywhere without any worries, and he'll even pick us up at the airport..." A day in the life of Mr Saab. We spent the night in Missoula at the DoubleTree (we asked the clerk if they had thought of hosting an RM auction), and had a surprisingly good dinner at The Riverfront Pasta House (we couldn't find A Swedish House) where we ordered the special, a wild mushroom fettuccine served with chanterelle, portabella and button mushrooms and sautéed with olive oil and garlic. Accompanied by a bottle of 1999 Badia Coltibuono Chianti Classico, and served in the "jumbo" glasses they reserved for wine tasting, it would have been a $150 meal in Carmel. $60 including tip was the tariff in Missoula; of course, the ambience was not quite the same. We got off to an early start, the Saab proudly wearing the official "Sports Car Market Magazine" magnetic signs on its flanks. Draneas made a few off-color remarks about driving a four-wheeled chainsaw, and the Evinrude outboard on his boat having more power than the Saab engine. I reminded him that he was a co-investor in this collectible vintage car, 6  On the Cover Artist Charles Maher spotted the 1955 Mercedes Gullwing on our cover, S/N 5500526, at Laguna Seca some years ago. Its current owner, Ted Stroscher of San Juan Capistrano, California, bought the car in 1996 from its original owner, who had raced it in SCCA club events in the '50s. Maher, a member of the Automotive Fine Art Society, lives in the Detroit area. He has exhibited his work at the Pebble Beach Concours and created the artwork for the poster of Detroit's Woodward Avenue Dream Cruise this year. Maher will exhibit his paintings at the Hilton Head Concours in South Carolina from November 1-3, 2002, and at the Amelia Island Concours in Florida on March 8, 2003. This acrylic on canvas painting was auctioned at the Meadow Brook Hall Concours d'Elegance in August 2000. Fifty Gicelee prints have been made and may be purchased for $450 unframed or $650 framed. Contact the artist at 248/851-7560 (MI), cjmaher@comcast.net . • Sports Car Market


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Bonham17  Incorporating Brooks Auctioneers  Gstaad, Switzerland Exceptional Ferrari Motor Cars & Automobilia, Diamond Jewellery & Patek Philippe Watches 20 December 2002 Entries are now invited Rounding out this historic 2002 season of stunning triumph for Ferrari and the Maranello marques five-times World Champion Michael Schumacher, the Bonhams Gstaad Sale will feature the world's oldest surviving competition Ferrari - only the third car built during Maranello's launch season of 1947 - and the car whose chassis serial - '002-C' - founded the even-numbers-only purebred sports-racing Ferrari dynasty. Further entries of exceptional quality are now invited for this most exclusive of collectors' Motor Car sales. For further information please contact Simon Kidston in Geneva on +41 (0) 22 300 3160 or email simon.kidston@bonhams.com Europe  1227 Carouge-Geneva  Switzerland 10 Rue Blavignac   +41 (0) 22 300 3160 +41 (0) 22 300 3035 fax UK  Montpelier Street  London  SW7 1 HH  +44 (0) 20 7393 3822 +44 (0) 20 7393 3915 fax USA 500 Sutter Street San Francisco California 94102 +1 (415) 391 4000 +1 (415) 391 4040 fax Illustrated: Left A Fine Patek Philippe Split Seconds Chronograph, recently sold for Euros 79,985 Right An important D colour internally flawless diamond single-stone ring. Sold at Gstaad 2001 for 412,249 Euros Main image The ex-Counts Gabnele & Soave Besana, 1947 Ferrari 166 Spider Corsa - Chassis No '002-C' to be sold at Gstaad in December 2002


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Breaking News Inside Line / Cindy Banzer News VEBay announced it is seeking a buyer for Kruse International, the Indiana-based auction company that it acquired in May 1999. This continues eBay's divesting of non-Internet businesses and follows its recent sale of Butterfields auction house to Bonhams. Kevin Pursglove, an eBay spokesman, said, "For Kruse to continue to grow, it's best to have an owner that is dedicated solely to building that offline business." This marks the second time that Kruse has been bought and sold, as some years ago ITT purchased it and then sold it back to Dean Kruse at a substantial discount. Sources report that, in addition to several investor groups, all ofAmerica's largest collector car auction companies have expressed interest in this opportunity. SCM Events & News t/Sign up now for SCM's sixth annual Insider's Seminars at the 2003 BarrettJackson auction. Three days of seminars, straight talk, expert advice, unlimited consultation with SCM experts, and the famous field walk where we look at cars you are interested in bidding on (1/18-20/03). Sponsors include Barrett-Jackson, Premier Leasing, Hagerty Insurance, Passport Transport and USAppraisal. See page 53 for details, or contact David.Slama@sportscarmarket.com , phone 503/261-0555 x206. (OR) G/Sign up for the third annual SCM Insider's Seminar at RM's Amelia Island sale, Saturday, 3/8/03. The two-hour event will include a presentation by editor Keith Martin, followed by a hands-on examination of cars being offered. Details coming soon, watch sportscarmarket.com . To be put on a sign-up list, contact David.Slama@sportscarmarket.com , phone 503/261-0555 x206. (OR) Positions VCirculation manager. SCM is aggressively increasing its circulation, and is looking for an experienced, highly motivated circulation development manager. Must be fluent in direct mail, copy writing and editing, and other skills related to circulation. Working on-site in Portland, OR, preferable but not required. Contact Keith Martin, 503/2610333, e-mail kmartin@ sportscarmarket.com . (OR) 6/Can you tell a fright pig from a trailer queen? SCM is looking for additional auction reporters and writers to expand our worldwide coverage of auctions, concours, vintage races and rallies, and related events. To be considered for this position, please contact Brian Rabold, 503/261-0555 x203, copyed@sportscarmarket.com . (OR) 8  s/The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum's new gallery has been named in honor of Robert Pass, founder of Passport Transport and long-time friend and supporter ofSCM. Pass, on the Museum's board since 1999, has helped arrange several major donations. The gallery features the Auburn Automobile Co.'s racing history, cars owned by Frank Lloyd Wright, and three other mini-exhibits. www.acdmuseum.org . VLotus has issued a recall for 1991 and 1992 Elans involving the fuel tank. Call David Simkin, 800/ 245-6887, for more information. Events 4/Witness the best of French and Italian motoring machinery, 11/30/02, at Woodley Park in Van Nuys, CA. The Best of France and Italy car show is a non-judged show for everyone with vehicles from the continent, from the rough restoration project to the serious concours offering. 626/797-4221, info@franceanditaly.com , www.franceanditaly. com. (CA) 4/Entry forms for the 2003 Mille Miglia, 5/22-25/03 must be received by 12/31/02 in order to be considered. Cars must have either a FIVA Identity Card or FIA Fiche to be eligible. For details, call +030280036, fax +03048093, www.millemiglia.org . (ITALY) Auctions Dick Morgens on's 01' Yaller. VEBay/Kruse is celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Dallas Collector Car Show & Auction, the largest collector car auction in Texas, 11/22-24/02.500 vehicles are expected. 800/968-4444, kruseinternational.com . (IN) t/Keith McCormick of Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions reported being some 40% ahead in entries over previous November sales for his 11/22-23/02 sale. His 33rd Collector Car Show and Auction in Palm Springs, CA, will feature 350 cars. 760/320-3290, fax 760/3237031, www.classic-carauction.com . (CA) 4/More than 85% of the 350 vehicles already consigned to the 2003 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, 1/ 15-19/03, will be offered at no reserve. The latest vehicles to join the sale are the "Alumatruck," Boyd Coddington's latest Project Vehicle; the 1954 Morgensen Special Racer, known as 01' Yaller Mk I, which was built by Dick Morgenson and raced by Max Balchowsky; a 1964 Shelby Cobra 289; and one of only five 1936 Packard Dietrich Dual-Windshield Phaeton Model 1404 Super Eights. For the complete and current consignment list, call 480/421-6694, fax 480/421-6697, www.barrettjackson.com. (AZ) VA total of 18 Corvettes from the personal collection of Mid America Design founder Mike Yager will be a part of RM's Arizona Biltmore sale, 1/17/03. Included in the collection is a 1966 Yager 's '62 Sebring 'Vette, available at the Biltmore. 427/425 coupe and a 1968 L89 coupe. 310/2469880, fax 310/246-9744, rmauctions.com . (CA) I/Silver Auctions presents its Fort McDowell Arizona sale, 1/10-13/03. A 1956 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria hardtop and a custom 1957 Chevy will join the more than 500 cars at the Fort McDowell Casino, just outside of Scottsdale. Fax 509/327-3059, www.silver auctions.com . (WA) VEBay/Kruse will be at Rawhide Wild West World again this year, 1/10-12/03. Located in Scottsdale, the sale will feature nearly 800 cars, including a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, a 1953 Buick Convertible and a 1950 Buick Woody Custom. 800/968-4444, kruseinternational.com . (IN) I/Russo and Steele presents the Art and Betsy Grandlich Collection, at no reserve, at their Scottsdale auction, 1/17-18/03. Included are a 1935 Packard Super Eight 1204 Dietrich Convertible Victoria, a 1935 Packard Super Eight 1205 Convertible Sedan, a 1937 Packard Twelve 1507, a 1939 Packard Twelve 1707, a 1940 Packard Custom Super Eight 1806 and a 1941 Packard Super Eight 160. 602/252-2697. www.russoandsteele.com . (AZ) Awards 4/Petersen Automotive Museum founders Robert and Margie Petersen's 1937 812 Cord convertible took first place in the American Classics 1933-42 Open Class, won the Annual Art Center College of Design Award and won the Most Elegant Convertible trophy. The Petersens won two other awards as well, as their 1953 Cadillac Series 62 Ghia coupe placed first in the Petersen Ghia wins custom coachwork award. Cadillac Custom Coachwork 1937-59 Class, and their 1956 Jaguar XKSS placed second in the special class for Jaguar racing cars. All three vehicles are part of the permanent collection on rotating display at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. • 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 97291. Fax 503/253-2234, e-mail: copyed@sportscarmarlcacom Dear SCM: One of the endearing qualities of SCM is that the staff is never afraid to state their frank and honest opinion about a subject, often in a sardonic but amusing style. So I am not going to whine about the tone and attitude David Slama used in reviewing my book, Porsche 911 Red Book, 1965-1999. I appreciate being included in the magazine and also Mr. Slama's time and effort in reading the book. I think, however, that he may have been a little overly cranky when he wrote this review. Regarding the tiny text, the next time he is in Savon he may want to check out a higher strength of reading glasses, because through my $5 pair of Wal-Mart reading specs the print is only slightly smaller than that used in the editorial bits of SCM, and larger than the classifieds or resource directory. I bring this up because Mr. Slama also appears to suffer from double, maybe multiple, vision problems as well. He claims that the 1994 Turbo "is pictured more often than any other model." I only saw one such picture, on page 117. He also failed to notice that the 1989 C4 was not split into two chapters. According to serial numbers, the cars built in the calendar year 1989 were 1989 models. The cars built in 1990 carried serial numbers designating them as 1990 models despite Porsche's normal procedure of using a production year going from August to July to determine a model year. Putting together the 911 Red Book was more a labor of love than profit and, as a Porsche enthusiast and 911 fan, I wanted it to be as correct as possible. I chose to leave out information rather than present misleading or questionable information. The goal was to make a book that could be carried along when buying a used 911 to determine if the car was authentic and original as to color, engine, transmission and other major equipment. I agree with Mr. Slama that the book is neither flawless nor complete. Suggestions and additional and corrected information that can be a part of a second edition are always welcome. Who knows, maybe the next time my publisher will allow me room for larger print and more pictures of 1994 Turbos and other models as well. Keep up the good work, and 10  thanks again to Mr. Slama for reviewing the book.—Patrick C. Paternie, via e-mail Dear SCM: I want to point out a discrepancy in the September issue. The Porsche Price Guide shows the 930 to have a high value of $25,000. Then, three pages later, Jim Schrager all but lambastes the 930, but at the end says it's worth a high of $45,000. Can we assume the rest of the Price Guide is way low as well?—Wes Peterson, Dayton, OH Jim Schrager replies: In the Price Guide, we price the mythical "#2" car, as noted on page 52 of the September issue. In my column, I wanted to be sure to mention the higher prices that accompany exceptional cars (the $35k to $45k range). We do find quite a few low-mileage Turbos that can bring more money. I didn't want our readers to think $25k was all the money for any Turbo. Price Guides are always gross oversimplifications of price ranges. I took the occasion in my longer article to expand a bit on the Price Guide numbers. Thank you for being such a careful reader Let us hear from you again fyou have further questions. Dear SCM: I hate to do this, but for the first time since I met Pat Braden (1975) I have to disagree with him and he isn't here to defend himself. As the one-time owner of a Giulia TI Super, a 1750 Berlina and a 2000 Berlina, I can't let Pat's unkind words about the Alfa 1750 (September 2002, page 54) go unchallenged. I've owned at least one example of nearly every postwar Alfa up to the '70s, from a 6C 2500 to the '74 Berlina (the only one I know for sure that I missed is the 2600 sedan, though I had a set of taillights for one on the shelf for a long time). Not all were in particularly good condition, but it was an excellent comparative experience. The Spiders were sporty, the coupes were stylish, but the sedans were wonderful stealth GT cruisers and of the group, the 1750 remains our family favorite. No arguments about rust or the Bonaldi brake system. Styling is clearly an individual issue—personally, I found the looks and ergonomics the best of any of the Alfa sedans I've driven. And the 1750, especially with the Spica injection, lives up to the reputation of its illustrious namesake. Smooth and powerful, more grunt than its 1300/ 1600 predecessors and quicker to rev than its 2-liter progeny, this engine seems to hit the fourcylinder sweet spot for the 101/105 machines. The injection gives a flat torque curve that embarrasses carbureted cars at the cost of only a few horsepower. Admittedly, the fact that I was working as a technician at an Alfa dealership at the time with access to all the factory info and tools did make keeping everything in spec a bit easier. Not exactly "user serviceable" but it worked for me. At least Pat and I agree about his advice to the new owner— drive the snot out of the car and enjoy it. And Pat, I hope you're someplace where the sun is shining, the roads curve forever and Alfas never rust! —Jack Rubin, Wilmette, IL Dear SCM: Keith Martin commented about a Fiat Abarth 595 SS that was auctioned for $13,289, saying these cars were poorly built. While Abarths and Fiats do have their rust issues, and some Fiats are notorious for electrical and other gremlins, generally this is not true of the 500/600/850 range. These cars were exceptionally well made, perhaps something of a highwater mark for Fiat. Furthermore, these cars are much more reliable than most British or French vehicles of the era. What do you base your state- ment on?—Alister Bell, Annapolis, MD The condition of every unrestored one I've ever seen.—ED. Erratum Bonhams Quail Lodge, Lot #310, 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Coupe, S/N 198.04065.00021 (October 2002, page 36). SCM erred in its overall condition reporting; it should have been a #3-. Further, we are informed that documentation supporting the factory sport options is available.• SPORTS CAR MARKET Editor & Publisher: Keith Martin Managing Editor:  Art Director:  Research & Copy Editor:  Subscriptions:  Cindy Banzer Tyler Roy-Hart Editorial Manager:  Brian Rabold Bill Neill Kristen Project Manager:  Graphic Artist:  Hall-Geisler David Slama Kirsten Hegg Senior Auction Analysts: Dave Brownell, Dave Kinney, Richard Hudson-Evans Auction Analysts:John Apen, Chip Baldoni, B. Mitchell Carlson, Gary Hoisington Contributing Editors: Gary Anderson, Carl Bomstead, Alexander Leventhal, Jim Schrager, Michael Sheehan Contributors: Bengt Halvorson, Steve Dorsey, Raymond Milo, Steve Serb, Tom Young, Steve Ahlgnm European Correspondents: Giuseppe Tomasetti (IT), Don Wilson, Sabrina Longega Wilson (FR) Internet Specialists: Matt King, Adrian Gilles Financial Manager: Deanne Pierce Design Consultant: Scott Abts Alfa Romeo Editor Emeritus: Pat Braden (1934-2002) For advertising information, call Tyler Roy-Hart, 503/261-0555, ext. 202; fax 503/253-2234; artdir@sportscarmarket.com . To subscribe, call 503/261-0555, ext. 208; fax 503/253-2234 Inquiries about your subscription? Toll-free 877/219-2605 ext. 208, service@sportscarmarket.com The information in Sports Car Market magazine is compiled from a variety of reliable sources. However, we must disclaim and deny any responsibility or liability for the timeliness, use, interpretation, accuracy, and completeness of the information presented. All material, data, formats and intellectual concepts in this issue copyright 2002 by the Affa 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. Sports Car Market


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Auction Calendar All dates listed are current at time of publication. Contact information for most auction companies may be found in the Resource Directory at the back of this issue. Please confirm dates and locations before attending any event. NOVEMBER Illinois - November 1-2 MECUM - St. Charles Oregon — November 2 SILVER - Portland England - November 14 BONHAMS - Harrogate Michigan - November 15-17 RM CLASSIC CARS - Novi Arizona - November 16 MECUM — Scottsdale France — November 18 POULAIN LE FUR - Paris Texas - November 22-24 EBAY/KRUSE - Dallas California - November 23-24 McCORMICK - Palm Springs Florida - November 23-24 VINTAGE GAVEL - Tampa Bay England - November 23 CHEFFINS - Cambridgeshire Arizona - November 29-December 1 INT. CLASSIC AUC. - Gilbert Switzerland - November 30 OLDTIMER GALLERIE - Toffen DECEMBER England - December 2 BONHAMS - London England — December 3 CHRISTIE'S - London England - December 4 H & H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire England - December 5 COYS - Westminster Missouri - December 6-8 MECUM - Kansas City France — December 16 POULAIN LE FUR - Paris Switzerland - December 20 BONHAMS - Gstaad JANUARY 2003 Florida — January 3-5 EBAY/KRUSE — Ft. Lauderdale Arizona — January 10-12 EBAY/KRUSE — Scottsdale Arizona - January 10-13 SILVER - Fountain Hills Arizona - January 15-19 BARRETT-JACKSON — Scottsdale Arizona — January 17 RM AUCTIONS - Phoenix Arizona - January 18 RUSSO AND STEELE — Scottsdale Nevada — January 31-February 1 MIDAMERICA — Las Vegas O000h Baby! No One Babies Your Baby Like We Do. FEBR11RY 2003 Florida — February 7-9 RM CLASSIC CARS — Boca Raton Washington — February 8-9 SILVER — Puyallup France — February 12 CHRISTIE'S - Paris New Jersey — February 20-24 G. POTTER KING — Atlantic City Oklahoma — February 21-23 EBAY/KRUSE — Oklahoma City Texas — February 21-23 RM CLASSIC CARS — Amarillo California - February 22-23 McCORMICK - Palm Springs MARCH 2003 Florida — March 8 RM AUCTIONS — Amelia Island Arkansas — March 8-9 EBAY/KRUSE — Hot Springs Texas — March 15-16 EBAY/KRUSE — New Braunfels Florida — 22-23 VINTAGE GAVEL — Ft. Myers APRIL 2003 Louisiana — April 4-6 EBAY/KRUSE — Shreveport California — April 4-6 SPECTRUM — Palm Springs Canada — April 8-10 RM CLASSIC CARS — Toronto Nevada — April 11-13 "THE AUCTION" — Las Vegas Michigan — April 25-27 RM CLASSIC CARS — Novia MAY 2003 Indiana — May 2-4 EBAY/KRUSE — Auburn Canada — May 23-24 OKOTOKS — Okotoks, Alberta Oregon — May 24 SILVER — Bend New York — TBA CHRISTIE'S — New York New York — TBA KENSINGTON MOTOR GROUP — Bridgehampton Nevada — May 30-June 1 EBAY/KRUSE — Las Vegas JUNE 2003 Oklahoma — June 6-8 EBAY/KRUSE — Tulsa• With Intercity, delivery is always painless. Were "car people"and we understand how hard it is to part with your baby. So when the time comes to let go and relocate your automobile, choose the company that specializes in automobile transportation. Intercity is equipped with enclosed transporters, liftgate loading, insurance coverage, and door-to-door service.We deliver anywhere in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. A sophisticated QUALCOMM satellite tracking system closely monitors your vehicle's exact location at all times. So relax she'll be fine. Please Call or E-mail for a FREE QUOTE. 1-800-221-3936 FAX 413-436-9422  la www.intercitylines.com 552 Old West Brookfield Road •Warren, MA 01083 The official transporters for: The Auto Collections • Barrett Jackson • Bloomington Gold Corvette Mike • Mecum Auctions • The Petersen Automotive Museum November, 2002 11


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Monterey Insider's Seminar The SCM Insider's Seminar at RM/Monterey, Secrets of Buying Right, Mistakes to Avoid. The Field Walk, with Editor Martin assisted by SCM experts Steve Serio (1), Dave Kinney (2) and John Apen (3). ad / Goodwood The 2002 SCM Motorsports Tour to England. Goodwood, Stonehenge, Stratford-on-Avon and more. Next trip? Perhaps the Mille Miglia in '04. If interested, e-mail David.Slama@ sportscarmarket.com s  C MITION LEFT HAND DRIVE ND %CNN, 12 Sports Car Market


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The Pursuit of Excellence Vehicles already consigned for our sale on 4th December include: 1931 Bugatti Type 50 Regulation Le Mans Tourer The Type 50 was built for Le Mans and chassis number 50143 has a continuous history from new. It has been fully restored and is presently superbly maintained by Ivan Dutton Ltd and this represents a very rare opportunity to acquire one of the true greats of motoring history. 1981 Lotus 88/87 Formula One Racing Car This is chassis number 004 which is in full JPS and Ensign livery and and was one of the twin chassis cars that were banned after practice in 1981. It was Nigel Mansell's car for his first full season in Formula 1 and was raced by him at Hockenheim, Austria, Zandvoort and Monza. It completed 2,307 miles as a Works car and is now fully restored and in stunning race-ready condition with many spares. Full FIA papers. 1964 Sunbeam Tiger - Works Rally Car From the late Don Pither collection. This is the `Works' car, that was owned by Don for many years and finished 1st in class in the 1965 Monte Carlo with Peter Harper and Ian Hall. Excellent original condition and with full FIA papers. 1976 Lancia Stratos From the late Don Pither collection for twenty years. This is an original road car in lovely condition and was used by Don and Margaret and their family on a regular basis during their twenty year ownership. We shall also be offering the Don Pither collection of Automobilia in this December auction. This excellent collection includes sales literature Don picked up as a young man in the 1950's from Motorshow stands and much much more. Also entered: 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO Wonderful example of this rare car and only 8,000 miles from new 1965 Maserati Sebring 3500 Coupe LHD - a superb car and only 32,000 miles from new ENTRIES OF QUALITY CARS, AUTOMOBILIA AND MOTORCYCLES FOR THIS 4th DECEMBER AUCTION ARE NOW INVITED H&H Classic Auctions Whitegate Farm, Hatton Lane, Hatton, Cheshire WA4 4BZ, England Tel. +44 1925 730630 Fax. +44 1925 730830 infotici classic-auctions.co.uk www.classic-auctions.com


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Notes From Europe / Giuseppe Tomasetti The Le Mans Classic 24 Hours, 310 Cars L e Mans—At 6:57 a.m. we sat still in our cars in the unusually clear, cold pre-dawn air. The puffs of condensing breath from the expectant drivers were the only things moving among the neatly aligned race cars, which were sitting two abreast, waiting for their engines to be started and enter the track. Staring at the full moon, still visible in the early morning, I realized that I was experiencing some small piece of what race drivers felt 40 years ago, as they sat on the grid at Le Mans. Since the birth of retrospective auto events in the early 1980s, reviving the 24 Hours of Le Mans, using the original long course, had remained the unrealized crown jewel of the movement. Too many obstacles, costs and logistical problems, it was said. How could you get the French bureaucracy to issue all the necessary permits and agree to close public roads for a full day? Even more difficult, how could you grid a 1928 blower Bentley and a Ferrari 250 LM? And who would put a valuable old race car at risk for 24 hours? Nonetheless, on September 21-22, after five years of Patrick and Sylviane Peter and their Peter Auto organization's tireless work and bureaucratic battling, a hugely successful "Le Mans Classic" retrospective was held. Peter Auto's solution to gridding race cars covering an 80-year period was as simple as it was ingenious. There were five 61-car grids representing 1923-39, 1946-56, 1957-61, 1962-65 and 1966-75. Each group of cars, in rotation, would take its turn on the track. In 1956 a Maserati 150S (S/N 1660), wearing number 30, finished ninth overall at Le Mans, driven by Claude Bourillot and Henry Perroud. Thus, our 150S (S/N 1659) met the application criteria, being a model of car that had participated in the real Le Mans. With co-conspirators Roberto Sommi, ace mechanic, and Paolo Ravazzi, photographer and general bon vivant, I left Parma on Thursday, in our one-car closed transporter, for the 1,200-km trip to Le Mans. We had high expectations and, as it turned out, were not to be disappointed. Upon arrival, we spent much of Friday in different lines for scrutineering, while gazing in various states of astonishment at the cars. It was a carnival of vintage machinery, their exhausts creating a mechanical calliope. We skipped the black-tie dinner on Friday evening, turning in early in an attempt to conserve what little energy our old bodies can still manage to store. We slept fitfully. Our plateau, or group (1946-56), was scheduled for its first practice session at 9:30 on Saturday morning. I took it easy on my first (14 km!) lap. The track seemed remarkably familiar from movies, photos, books Tomasetti on the legendary Le Mans circuit. and television, as though I had been there before. I merely had to connect the dots and get the track sections in their correct sequence. Perhaps those seemingly squandered hours of my youth spent watching Steve McQueen's "Le Mans" were about to pay off. On lap two, with the car fully warmed, I picked up the pace. Accelerating out of a series of tight turns in second gear, I entered the Mulsanne straight at full throttle in third, then pushed to the 7,500-rpm redline in fourth, top gear. I realized I still had almost two kilometers to go before reaching the first of the two chicanes, which had been added for safety reasons. Bouncing wildly along, struggling to keep the car going straight, I had to fight an overpowering urge to keep accelerating the engine (and blowing it into oblivion). At 4:00 p.m. Grid 1(1923-39) started the race and an hour later it was our turn. We dutifully lined up on the straight for the classic, supposedly symbolic, Le Mans start. The French tri-color was dropped and we sprinted (exaggeration) to our cars, hopped (fell) in and took off. I had a rather spectacular start simply by imagining I was driving in Milan's cutthroat rush hour traffic, and moved from 32nd to 22nd on the first lap. We were regrouped, briefly, on the Hunandieres straight, to make sure that all of our safety equipment was properly fastened. We then completed the initial lap in a very tightly bunched 61-car pack and, still crowded, took the green on a roll. From that point, despite all the gentlemanly behavior in the pits, all the backslapping and chitchat studded with Roberto Sommi, repairing broken oil line on the 1505. 14 Sports Car Market Photos: Paolo Ravazzi


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The classic Le Mans start: are the cockpits smaller or the drivers larger than we remember? compliments, it suddenly became dog-eat-dog racing, with no quarter asked or given...all within the spirit and regulations of the event, of course. Diving into corners to pass, going three abreast through a turn, never giving up the line, and wheel-to-wheel racing was the norm, not the exception. This was the duct-tape clan, not the ArmorAll appreciation group, of historic racing. After that, things settled into a rhythm. For the next 24 hours we raced, fixed, adjusted, fidgeted and then waited again to go out on the track. The only break from the competition was a two-lap run at 9:30 p.m. to get a feel for the track at night. "Feel" was the operative word because the turns and main straight had been illuminated with xenon airport runway-type lighting. Thus, a driver with retinas in a state of wide-open night dilation would enter a corner that was lit up like the Sahara at high noon. Temporarily blinded, he would bumble through the corner and, just as his pupils shrank to the size of a pinhead, find himself in total blackness under full throttle as he shot out onto an unlighted section of the course. Depth perception, or the lack thereof, took on a new and frightening meaning. Sleep? We had bedrolls set up in our transporter, and that's where I caught my catnaps. Sommi nodded off in the pits and Ravazzi preferred the truck's single bench seat. Not that we slept much—an hour here and there was all. The cold, the crowd noise and the constant roar of race cars, coupled with a high nervous energy level, limited us to about three hours of shut-eye apiece. At 5:30 a.m. Sommi and I walked through the pits. Many participants, eyes semi-glazed, were wandering around in various stages of semiconsciousness. Others looked like something left for too long in the back of a refrigerator. Some were asleep in contortionist positions. Surprisingly, a sizable minority actually seemed to know where they were and what they were doing, which usually centered on trying to fix an apparently unfixable, or crunched, race car. We reached the end of pit row and went to one of the packed all-night stands for our zillionth shot of caffeine. As we sat in the pre-dawn cold, sipping our steaming café-lattes, we watched as folks around us pounded down french fries and sausages for breakfast, then washed it all down with huge cups of beer. Leaving this surrealistic scene, we returned to our "real" world of preparing the car for the next session. The dawn run was memorable. We took our rolling start just as color came into the night sky, and ended the session in a bright fall morning. During this set, I was passed on the Mulsanne straight by a D-type at full chat. The visceral memory of the distinct sound of its wide-open straightsix still brings a tingle. A short while later, a Maserati 450S passed me on the inside as we entered a sharp left turn. I heard and felt the V8-powered monster before I ever saw it in my mirrors. Darth Vader in old car form, I thought, as it rumbled by. Our last session, which began just before 1:00 p.m., was marked by a certain sort of war fatigue mixed with euphoria. We all knew we had November, 2002 participated in something unique, and were happy to still be standing. There was a palatable air of bonhomie between the drivers as we waited in line to start our motors. Of course, this camaraderie ended the instant we were back on the track, and we resumed chasing each other like a pack of mad dogs. Throughout the event the 150S ran flawlessly, moving steadily up the rankings after each session. In fact, we finished 19th overall in our group, the only 2-liter cars ahead of us a pair of Lotus XIs. Right behind us came another bunch of 3-liter (and larger engined) contestants. As a result, we had spent all of our time racing in the midst of the "big boy" 3-liter group, in particular, with a DB3S and a V8 Gordini. It was a classic confrontation between a high-revving, small-displacement Italian sports racer with decent handling that could make up ground in the corners, and big-motor cars that would put the hammer down on the straight. In other words, great fun and great fear for hours on end. Only 27 hours after putting it on, I peeled off my now-ripe Nomex race suit. Despite our crew's serious state of sleep deprivation, we were happy. In the end these events are all about racing. With 61 cars on the track at the same time, we never lacked someone to chase or someone to be chased by. The circuit's established infrastructure easily handled the crowds, hawkers, car clubs from all over Europe, the press, and the attendees of a classic auction held at the same time, not to mention 310 cars and their crews. The track officials were seamless in their changing of grids and the flagging was top rate. The organizers were organized, and even the weather cooperated. We can't relive the past. But through the efforts of Patrick and Sylviane Peter, we can go back and visit it. In our joy, fatigue and the oneness we developed with our cars, there were brief moments—sometimes when standing around in the pits, but mostly when we were at speed on the fabled circuit—where one could almost taste and feel the past. At times for me and the crew, and maybe even more so for the car, it really was 1956. The weekend was magic for spectators and participants alike, as it recaptured the rich 80-year history of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. We were fortunate to have entered this old-car time bubble, and look forward to returning next year. We wouldn't change a thing. Well, maybe a fivespeed gearbox and a longer rear end for more top speed on the little Maserati, slightly altered cam timing, different carburetor main jets for a little more power... • Upcoming Peter Auto events: Tour Auto, April 7-12, 2003, www.tourauto.com Tour de Espana, November 6-10, 2002 Le Mans Classic, July 2004, vvww.lemansclassic.com 15


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Collecting Thoughts illf Vote Here - The $1 00k Collection hile our luxury coach trundled between the Jaguar factory at Coventry and the Fl Museum at Donington, the intrepid participants in the SCM Goodwood tour whiled away the miles with this version of a favorite gearhead late-night game. You've got $100,000 to spend, and you must pick just three vehicles. No more, no less. What would they be? Here's what our gang selected, with their valuations attached. Vote for your favorite online at www.sportscarmarket.com (the $100k Collection), or by fax at 503/253-2234, e-mail: copyed@sportscarmarket.com. 01) John and Carol Apen Stone Mountain, GA Ferrari 330 America '97 XK8 Convertible '93 Allante with hard top 02) Steve Austin Canby, OR Vintage 1275 Cooper Jag XK 150 3.8 FHC Dodge 3/4 ton crew cab New Mercedes E500  308 GTS QV, dark blue  3-speed bicycle  3) Cindy Banzer Portland, OR $40k $59k $1k 4) Dan Bonyhadi Fresno, CA Shelby GT350 New Mini Cooper S Fiat Jolly Vacation for wife 5) Jack Croul Corona Del Mar, CA Vintage Cooper S Porsche 356C Cabrio Ferrari 308 GT4 Ferrari mechanic retainer 6) Doug Daniels Oak Grove, OR New Mini Cooper S New Viper Roadster Razor Scooter 7) John Fitzpatrick Redding, CA Ferrari 330 GTC '67 Porsche 911S Targa Smart Car 8) Bill Fox Cuyahoga Falls, OH Ducati 990 Motorcycle New BMW M3 Yukon SL-XLT 9) Paul Fusilo Melbourne, FL 3 new 350Zs Sell them, make $30k Mercedes 300S Cab $60k $23k $5k (Buy off) 14) Jim Livingston Pierce City, MO Lambo LM002 $20k Vintage VW Bug Cony $40k New 4WD pickup $20k $20k 15) Ben Laubach Cuyahoga Falls, OH Chrysler T&C Woody New Mini Cooper S $23k MG-TF 1500 $80k $1k  16) Bob Mallinson Middlefield, CT AC Bristol roadster Early Pantera $60k '55 Ford pickup $25k $15k 17) Keith Martin Portland, OR Ferrari Dino 246 GTS '69 Camaro Z/28 $10k Austin Mini Moke $55k $35k 18) Jake McLaughlin Whiteville, NC Lotus Elise Smart Car $100k Repro '58 TR $130k 19) Larry Montgomery Long Beach, CA New Mini Cooper S '65 Corvette cony 327 BMW 2002 tii 16  $60k $30k $10k $30k $15k $55k $23k $50k $25k Sports Car Market $60k $15k $25k $60k $20k $20k $60k $25k $10k 24) Bob Primmer Corona Del Mar, CA '48 Ford convertible '40 Ford woody Meyers Manx 25) Ed Yates Bristol, VA Austin-Healey BJ8 911 RS clone for track New Mini Cooper S 26) Doug Zaitz West Linn, OR Alfa Junior Z '64 Pontiac GTO cony. Alfa 750 Sprint Veloce $35k $42k $23k $25k $40k $35k 10) Tom Grunnah Deerfield, IL $50k '65 Porsche 356 SC $30k New Mini Cooper S $20k Porsche 356 B or C 11) Richard Hudson-Evans Stratford-on-Avon, UK $20k Subaru Impreza WRX $45k Vintage Cooper S $35k Morgan Plus 8 12) Jeff Jones Orange, CT Ferrari 330 GTC Citroen 2CV Alfa 750 Spider Veloce 13) Dick Justras Glendale, CA Lola T-160 Can Am Lotus Elise (racing) New Mini Cooper S 20) Jim Moore Pierce City, MO $50k '68 Lambo P400 Miura $23k '91 GMC Syclone Pickup $27k  21) Jules Moritz Gilroy, CA $35k $20k $45k $65k $10k $25k $60k $30k $23k '86 Ferrari Testarossa Meyers Manx Tupperware Cobra 22) Keiren Moynihan (SCM tour bus driver) Mercedes C-class One for wife too Ford Mondeo 23) Don Polgrean Los Angeles, CA '90 Turbo Bentley MG-TC Mercedes 6.9 $60k $15k $25k $35k $35k $30k $40k $30k $30k $35k $50k $15k '80 Maserati Quattroporte $60k $20k $20k


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Ferrari Profile 1959 250 GT LWB California Spyder Chassis number: 1581 GT Engine number: 1581 GT L uigi Chinetti, the famous American importer and driver, convinced Enzo Ferrari to produce an open version of the highly successful competition 250 Berlinetta. The resultant "Spyder California" was clearly aimed at the American market, and the first prototype was completed in December of 1957. Its mechanical specification was very similar to the 250 GT Tour de France. The Pininfarina design was built by Scaglietti and provided an elegant two-seater sports car that has to this day lost none of its appeal. Including alloy-bodied vehicles, only 51 long-wheelbase Spyder Californias were built, and this was the 41st car produced. It has traveled 25,546 miles since new, the paintwork is polished through in places and there are some minor scratches. The panel fit of the doors is superb and the shut lines are excellent. The interior upholstery—black leather with darker red piping—has been carefully aged and now has that lovely, comfortable feel to it that cannot be replicated. There are some scuffs in one or two places and some of the carpeting has been replaced along the way. The instruments are all intact and the switchgear is original, not a single knob or switch broken or missing. The convertible top is older now and the rear plastic has faded yellow with time, but it fits tight and serves its purpose. The trunk has its original carpeting and the tool roll is mostly original. The wheels are probably the original Bon -anis and the chrome is fading now, although traces of the original Borrani decals can be seen. The external chromework such as the door handles and trunk lock and handle has also mellowed with age and the bumpers show signs of some parking nudges. Decals on the doors show that the car was driven on the 1994 Copperstate rally, since when it has been dry stored in Arizona. Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web sites  Alternatives  This is an amazing time-warp Ferrari. It is also a long-wheelbase Spyder California—with disc brakes, covered headlights and documented twoowner history. The opportunity to acquire it is amazing and will probably never be repeated. This car sold for $1,217,500, including buyer 's premium, at Christie 's Pebble Beach auction, held August 18, 2002. My pocket guide to used-car advertising terms says paint that is "polished through in a few places" and has "some minor scratches" means the car needs to be repainted "Carefully aged" 43-yearold leather means the seat panels have been resewn by hand where the thread has rotted. How is it that a car of dubious merit sells for twice the low estimate of $500,000? Call it Christie 's Monterey magic, as well as the growing interest in cars that are original rather than restored. In all fairness, the car in question was pretty special. It featured disc brakes and an outside spark plug engine found only in the late long-wheelbase Californias. It also had a documented and admirable history. Originally delivered to the highly successful amateur racer, Alfred E. "Erwin" Goldschmidt, the car was passed on to Bill Ruger when Goldschmidt's SWB California Spyder was due to arrive. Ruger was the founder of Sturm, Ruger & Company, the largest gun manufacturer in the US. While he was 1959 250 GT LWB California Spyder  Lot #255, SN 1411 GT (ex-scrapyard)  1-  1957-60 42 $11,600 $750,000-$1,000,000 $2,000-$3,000 $225, two needed for late-model LWBs Left frame tube, front of engine compartment Right rear engine mount Ferrari Club of America, P.O. Box 720597, Atlanta, GA 30358; Ferrari Owner's Club, 8642 Cleta St., Downey, CA 90241 www.FerrariC lubofAmerica.org; wvvw.FerrariOwnersClub.org 275 NART Spyder, TdF, SCM Investment Grade  PF Spyder Series I, Aston DB4 drophead A widely recognized as America's greatest gun designer he was also an avid car collector with an impressive collection ofmore than 30 classic cars. Ruger bought #1581 when it was only about six months old. He used the car sparingly and in the mid-1960s the Spyder was retired and sent to his Arizona home. While certainly very original, this was not a survivor Its paint was very thin, making the car a sure candidate for a respray— for rust prevention if nothing else. The interior really was starting to come apart and featured sections of Kmart-grade carpet. Even the underhood details, like incorrect spark plug wires and Pep Boys hose clamps, kept the car from being a wash 'n' show example. Christie 's tried to represent the car as oozing with patina, but that wasn't the case. This California may have run great and driven strong, but it will need at least a complete major service before the new owner tries the Copperstate Rally again. The paint and the interior need work and can not be updated without making them noticeably nicer than the rest of the car Without question, any serious refurbishing done will quickly avalanche into a full-blown restoration. Good California Spyders are difficult to find. They're relatively rare and most are in the hands of well-heeled owners who simply aren't interested in selling them unless they get a price that exceeds the current market. Admittedly, the pre-auction estimate of $500,000 to $700,000 was low, and seemingly didn't take into account the value-add of the Ruger provenance. The buyer was a phone bidder who must have put a high value on the car 's originality. At $1.2 million, he paid full market and then some, but in doing so set the new bar for California Spyder values. More importantly, the new owner is getting a car with which he can set the standards for the restoration, without having to undo any shadetree body, paint or mechanical work This is a true no-bad-stories car, and when properly and correctly restored, it will rank as one of the most collectible and desirable of the LWB Cal Spyders.—Steve Ahlgrim (Historic data courtesy of auction company)• COMParableS Bonhams; Gstaad, Switzerland; December 18, 2001  Sold at $397,706  SCM ID# 24237  Christie's; Pebble Beach, CA; August 19, 2001 Sold at $831,000 SCM 1D# 23323 1959 250 GT LWB California Spyder Lot #15, S/N 1203 GT Condition: L $ports Car Market


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English Car Profile 1995 Rolls-Royce Flying Spur Chassis number: SCAZGO3C1SCX55126 ased on the Silver Shadow II, the Silver Spur was announced in late 1980. The engine remained Rolls-Royce's venerable 6750cc V8, though the rear suspension and styling were altered. Along with rectangular headlights—a first for Rolls-Royce—and a slightly wider grille, the greenhouse was enlarged, the rear bench was replaced by two individual seats, folding picnic tables were standard equipment and the body lines became more angular. Noting the success of the Bentley Turbo R, Rolls-Royce announced they would be offering their first ever turbocharged model at the 1994 Geneva Motor Show. Called the Flying Spur, the car was based on the Silver Spur. With the presence of the exhaust-driven Garrett AiResearch turbocharger, the car's horsepower rating rose from 230 to a reported 360, and was the most powerful model in Rolls-Royce's history. In typical Rolls-Royce fashion, the car came with legendary creature comforts, including leather, lamb's wool and burled wood veneer, as well as electronically controlled independent suspension with adaptive ride control and anti-lock brakes. Rolls-Royce announced that production would be limited and, indeed, only 133 were built. And as to be expected from such a limited-production run, many models were customized to the owner's wishes. B As appropriate of such a noble performer and exclusive vehicle, the Flying Spur commanded a considerable premium of $70,000 over the Silver Spur, giving it a list price of $244,245. The public responded favorably, and Rolls-Royce had no trouble finding enough eager buyers. This car sold for $37,100, including buyer's premium, at eBay/Kruse's inaugural Mandalay Bay auction in Las Vegas, Nevada, June I, 2002. One of the questions that I often hear is "How can I get a good buy on a car at auction?" The answer is simple. Do your homework, check out any car you want to bid on, and ask questions. Here is a case where almost no one was paying attention, did their homework or bothered to ask questions. Years produced  From almost any angle, the 1995 Flying Spur looks just like any other 1995 Silver Spur Typically, at auction, dealers take a walk around, look at the model year and the miles, and rely on instinct to tell them what the car is worth. Perhaps they will pull a dog-eared copy of a price guide out of their pocket and look up the value of a highmiles Spur Private buyers might rely on that same price guide, although they might just concentrate on the retail column, take that same walk around the car, and decide if it is for them. Number produced  Original list price  Tune up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis # that 50 were built for the US market for the year 1995, as production figures show that 133 cars were built in total production. The differences between Silver Spurs and Flying Spurs? Well, in addition to the usual fitments that seem to drip off of special-edition cars in general, and Rolls-Royces in particular, for your $244,245 you received extra wood to the interior, including full picnic tables to the rear, European-style headlights as opposed to the standard quad headlights, the aforementioned Garrett AiResearch Turbo, and a maximum speed of 130 miles per hour. Contemporary road tests gave the car a standing 1/4-mile time of 15.5 seconds and a 0-60 time of 6.9 seconds, a full 3.5 seconds off the time of a Silver Spirit II. Not too shabby for a car that tips the scales at a full 3 tons. 1994-95 133 $244,245 $1,850 $249 Windshield at driver's side; door and front of door post Engine # Rear face of crankcase Club ... Rolls-Royce Owners' Club, 191 Hempt Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050; 80011'RY-RROC web.rroc.org Web site  Alternatives  The dealers did not pay attention. The public responded with a yawn, as what appeared to be "just another Silver Spur for sale in Vegas" crossed the block. At least one person in the house had done their homework, though, and at least one person was paying attention. This car was landed for what a Silver Spur in similar condition could be expected to bring. The Rolls-Royce Flying Spur, though, was a limited-production, turbocharged version of the Silver Spur This particular car carried a rather conspicuous factory dash plaque stating it is number 9 of 50. The assumption is 1995 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur III Sedan Lot #323, S/N SCAZS12C6TCH85132 Condition: 1- Bentley Turbo R or RL, stateroom on the QE II, small country The new owner, Gerry Durnell, an SCM subscriber (who is also the new owner ofAutomobile Quarterly magazine) reports that "it is a continual source of tactile pleasure" and he was pleased to find out that the service records were essentially up to date at the time of his purchase. Since bringing the car home, he has had the injectors changed, and replaced the gaskets on both the oil pan and the valve covers, as one was leaking as a result of sitting without use for a period of time. "No disappointments," he reports on the vehicle his wife Kay has named Victoria. The new owner bought this car in a no-reserve sale and at what can only be described as a bargain. Pricing on nice Flying Spurs currently hovers between $80,000 and $100,000, depending on options, miles and colors. Currently, one is offered for sale at a dealership with 21,000 miles for an asking price of $89,900, a $52,800 difference for the same year and model as Mr Durnell's car True, with 123,040 miles, the subject car has been used quite a bit more, and I'm certain the 21,000-mile example is a nicer car cosmetically. But from ten feet away, who will know, and when the hoi polloi watch you drive away in your Flying Spur they won't be able to see you secretly polishing your "Look Rich For Cheap Club" membership card.—Dave Kinney• Comparables Bonhams; Northamptonshire, England; June 22, 2002 Sold at $38,813 SCM ID# 28731 "The Auction"; Las Vegas, Nevada; April 20, 2002 Sold at $30,780 SCM ID# 28285 Lot #455, S/N SCBZRO3B5KCX27567 Condition: 2- aossiiiind 1995 Bentley Turbo R


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English Cars for Sale '87 Plus 8, alloy bodied, Silver/Black leather, reclining seats, walnut dash, Nardi wood rim steering wheel, 22k orig. miles, new black sailcloth top. New California Legal Plus 8's arriving: Blu Pozzi (Navy blue, non metallic) with red reptile leather interior and dash center, seats piped in blue leather; dark blue carpets, top, tonneau, all piped in red, every other Factory option. Black Garnet (pearl black cherry metallic) with Seagull Grey Graphite leather and dash center, Oyster piping on seats; carpets, top, tonneau in maroon with grey piping, every Factory option. THE Prototype LeMans 62H Race or display purposes only. Pre-Owned: '87 Plus 8, alloy bodied, Corsa Red/Tan leather, Fuel Injected gasoline engine, Chrome Wire Wheels, luggage rack, approx. 5,000 orig. miles. EST Authorized Morgan Motor Car Dealer Dennis Glavis, Managing Director • (310) 998-3311 www.morganwest.net • 3003 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 928 Lovers Rejoice! In a recent SCM online poll, when asked "Which of these V8s would you like to own?", the Porsche 928 was the overwhelming choice: Porsche 92861: 67% (1,347 votes)  Aston Martin V8: 8% (163)  Corvette ZR1: 9% (178) Ferrari Mondial: 8% (161) Maserati Borg: 7% (149) To vote on our current poll and to view results of past polls, visit www.sportscarmarket.com . '84 Plus 8, Corsa Red/black SuperSport bucket seats, ribbon mahogany dash, chrome instruments, Euro bumpers, rack and pinion steering, Motolita steering wheel, 35k miles. '67 Plus 4 SuperSport, #6537, BRG/cognac leather SS bucket seats, 5 year every nut and bolt restoration, Over $100k spent on it, 72 spoke chrome wire wheels, black top and tonneau piped in dark green, ultra rare Les Leston steering wheel, shown twice, Best in Class both times. Also Available: '82 AC Cobra Mk IV prototype, '70 Ferrari 365GT 2+2, '65 Rolls Cloud III, fully restored, '59 Ducati Dustbin, others! ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. AC 1965 COBRA, 427 AC Cobra competition roadster s/n CSX3111. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors. corn. $330,000. 858-454-1800. Fax 858454-1890. CA ASTON MARTIN 1952 DB2, LML/50272, Automobile Quarterly poster car, famous restoration by Bob Tuccio, best recognized DB2 in US for past 25 years, black with tan leather, left-hand drive, showroom kept most of restored life. pcwbbw@intelos.net $54,900. Paul Wilson, 540-377-2980. VA 1961 DB4, coupe, gold with beige leather interior, proper sunroof, rhd, nice chrome and wheels, nice running original with new tires and other work as necessary to maintain, low miles. $58,950 US. 705-742-3833. 705-738-3192. CANADA ON AUSTIN 1967 COOPER S Mk II, 1275, blue, white roof, black Corbeau race seats, roll bar, wood dash and wheel, Konis, Mini-Lites, Stebro 008s, very well preserved example, driven summers only, everything works properly, nice car. $13,500. 435-649-1992. UT AUSTIN-HEALEY 1954 100-4 BN I, unfinished V8 conversion, now has all original parts, amazingly solid, no rust repair ever, needs restoration. shereedewey@grar.com $8,300. 616-8913526. MI 1956 100M, factory, 300 miles since frameoff restoration, Heritage Trust Certificate, Healey blue over OEW, blue leather interior, rebuilt engine, transmission, o/d, new chrome wheels. trafeng@comcast.net $54,000. 410-465-8682. MD 1958 100-6, excellent condition, light blue paint with cream coves, blue leather interior, luggage rack, tonneau cover, overdrive, chrome wire wheels, nice car. $25,500. 707778-3775. CA Palr-ts Arta ilicesscories Huge Inventory All Jaguars From 1948-2002 Fast U.S. & International Shipments Same-day Shipping • Overnight Delivery TWO NEW JAGUAR CATALOGS Now Available Volume 12 of Our World Standard Replacement Parts Book - Restoration Parts & Upgrades - - Routine Service & Maintenance Parts - 384 Pages of Jaguar Parts & Information Brand New Jaguar Performance and Accessory Collection from X.Ks Racing Applications- Performance Upgrades Books - Manuals - Art- and Collectibles 80 Full-Color Pages of jaguar Specialties $10 U.S. for both. Refundable with $25 order. Int'l. (805) 544-7864 • U.S.A. (800) 444-JAGS FAX (805) 544-1664 • www.xks.com  24 XKs  2 Irs In TkeDe Cali fornia 850 Hero Lane San Luis Obispo ta •"=" SINCE  93401 U.S.A. 1963 3000, green, black, roll-up windows, looks & runs good. $17,900. 516541-9541. NY JAGUAR 1951 XK 120, Super Sport roadster, early series, VIN 671571, 19,238 original miles, red with red/biscuit leather, new Dunlop R5 tires, new batteries, owner's and shop manual, unrestored original, no rust, new tonneau cover, top needs replacing, side curtains ok. $31,000 obo. 315655-8991. NY 1955 D-TYPE, Competition roadster s/n XICD-515. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolic motors.com. $1,250,000. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 1956 XK 140, fully restored roadster in English cream with red interior, ground-up restoration completed in 2000, many original details, including spats, driven in Vermont summers, maintained and restored by Restoration and Performance Motorcars in Vergennes, VT. 504-482-7900. LA 1961 XKE, roadster, #875382, white with red interior, a beautiful restoration, every nut and bolt to correct specifications, plus optional hardtop, correct polka dot pattern aluminum finisher, all tools and books, original aluminum radiator. 305-821-8574. FL 1968 XKE, 2+2, red/black interior, 69K miles, a/c, all numbers match, no rust, excellent condition both mechanically and appearance. $20,000 negotiable. Frank, 914666-8269. NY 1974 XICE SERIES HI, VI2 cony, British Racing Green w/biscuit interior, mostly original with new top & new Wilton carpet, has 33,094 original miles, auto, a/c, ps, wire wheels, some history & receipts. $34,900. 305-751-6137. FL LOLA 1981 T600, FIA Group B/Group 6 racer s/n T600-HU3. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. $195,000. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-4541890. CA LOTUS 1957 SERIES I, totally developed race car, suitable for all vintage events, two engines, Climax FWA 1098cc, FWB 1470cc with special very close ratio gears, many spares including rear ends, turn 1.03 laps at Lime Rock. ejohnbevans@cs.com $45,000. 908730-9642. Fax 908-730-9318. NJ M.G. 1954 TF, 1250, red with tan leather interior and canvas soft top, chrome wire wheels, professional frame-off restoration on matching numbers car. $28,500. 954-646-3321. FL 1961 MGA, 1600 roadster, frame-off restoration, dove gray with red leather interior. $13,700. 518-834-5015. NY 1974 MGB-GT, rubber bumper GT, rare, twin SU carbs, chrome wire wheels, new Dunlop tires, air conditioner, fresh BRG paint, fresh autumn leaf interior, new chrome trim, strong runner, trailer hitch, passes CA smog every time. dennis.yard@1-3com.com $4,999. Dennis Yard, 858-565-8199 eves. 858-694-7543 days. CA SUNBEAM 1965 TIGER, red/black, super condition, just had brakes serviced and totally detailed, runs great, 260 ci, original Tiger. $14,500. 404-386-0010. GA TRIUMPH 1962 TR4, racing green, black interior, totally restored, chrome wire wheels, overdrive, redlines, rust-free and ready to drive anywhere. $12,500. 954-646-3321. FL 1973 GT6 Mk III, low miles, losing storage, must sell. dorisfreed@aol.com $2,995. Doris, 630-482-9452. IL• Sports Car Market


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SLM Marker Report T his month's auction reports have something old and something new. Old, because in order to get the Monterey results to you last month, we pushed offthe RM Meadow Brook and Bonhams Ntirburgring sales, held in early August, to this issue. These pre- and post-Monterey sales offer few surprises. Great cars, like the Bonhams Lagondas, continue to make great money and are not particularly difficult to sell. Even brilliantly restored but less expensive cars are behaving the same. Consider the 1960 Lotus Elite that made nearly $50k at that most unlikely of English-car venues, Kruse Fall Auburn. Average cars are bumbling along in the same price range they've made for the past five years (with the exception of Bugeyes, which, inexplicably, seem to be having their own little dotcorn moment right now). Project cars seem to be increasingly difficult to get rid of at any price, as hobbyists become ever more mindful of the true costs of a restoration. Note the low valuations that bidders put on the dreadful vintage Lotus Elans at Beaulieu. Despite the stock market's continued plunge, the car market for decent kit is holding its own, and all prices made in this issue are within expected parameters. New, because we have reports from the post-Monterey Bonhams UK Goodwood Revival and Beaulieu Autojumble sales along with eBay/Kruse Auburn. dATIOIVAL .• "Labor Dag equals Auburn, Auburn equals Labor Day—a real-life tour through the eBag Motors Web site." Top 10 Ten Sales This Issue Those of us with long memories might recall when a certain auction company owner proclaimed that 1989 Anniversary Countachs were going to explode in price, and oh lucky day, he had a garage full of them for you to choose from. All markets go up and down. No one can predict the top of a market, nor can anyone predict the bottom. SCM, a reactive rather than predictive publication, relies on the actual, observed workings of the market to help us all understand what is going on. It would be as if a classic car dealership put out a "hot sheet" giving you "inside information" on what models were on the move, and surprise, they just all happened to be in the dealer's inventory. And what seems to be going on right now is that prices are staying exactly where they've been. It's a stable market, which, when compared to the NASDAQ and the Dow, looks pretty good.—ED. SCM 1-6 Scale Condition Rating 1: National concours standard/perfect. 2: Very good, club concours, some small flaws. 3: Average daily driver in decent condition. 4: Still a driver but with some apparent flaws. 5: A nasty beast that runs but has many problems. 6:A non-running car in wretched physical condition that is probably only good for parts. November, 2002 It is with some amusement that we read the frantic and unceasing bleatings of the stock market advisors. Of course, everything they say is self-serving rubbish, as they traffic in the very goods they are reporting on. 1. '39 Lagonda V12 Le Mans roadster, $1,220,700, B 2. '30 Duesenberg J Convertible Victoria, $770,000, RM 3. '56 Jaguar D-type roadster, $757,380, B 4. '51 Ferrari 212 convertible, S465,660, B 5. '33 Rolls-Royce Phantom II roadster, $412,500, RM 6. '33 Stutz DV32 Phaeton, $297,000, RM 7. '31 Cadillac V16 Roadster, $275,000, RM 8. '85 Ferrari 288 GTO, $231,830, B 9. '39 Lagonda V12 Rapide DHC, $225,420, B 10. '91 Jaguar XJR-15 coupe, $191,284, B Fall Auburn sales Results Robert Brooks (center, green Lotus 19) charging at Goodwood, on track as well as under the auction tent. III Total Sales Amount 2000 Auction Companies Key: B=Bonhams E/K=eBay/Kruse RM=RM Auctions Not Always Cheaper by the Dozen '39 Lagonda V12 DHC, $216,840, B '72 Lamborghini Miura SU coupe, $122,460, B '73 Jaguar SIII V12 roadster, $50,600, RM '67 Ferrari 330 GTC coupe, $71,500, RM '91 Jaguar XJR-15 racing coupe, $191,284, B Cars With a Boost '85 Ferrari 288 GTO, $231,830, B '88 Maserati BiTurbo Spyder, $5,801, B '74 BMW 2002 Turbo coupe, $25,657, B '78 Porsche 935 K3 Turbo coupe, NS $155,200, B '93 Bentley Turbo R sedan, NS $45,000, E/K


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Market Reports 83 •  Bonhams Goodwood Revival Race Meeting, Goodwood Circuit, Sussex, UK September 6, 2002 Auctioneer: Robert Brooks Number of automotive lots: 37 Number of automotive lots sold: 30 Sale rate: 81% Sale total: $4,973,771 High: Lot #100, 1939 Lagonda V12 Le Mans Team Roadster, sold at $1,220,200, including buyer's premium Buyer 's premium on sold lots included: 15% on the first $80,000, 10% thereafter Report by Richard Hudson-Evans Market opinions in italics Bonhams managed to consign a number of cars belonging to Bernd Holthusen, author of Lagonda, the definitive tome on the marque. The crown jewel of his collection was the 1939 factory team V12 in which Arthur Dobson and Charles Brackenbury drove to third place at Le Mans. Holthusen had also successfully completed six recent Mille Miglia Retrospectives in the car. After a tense two-way bidding contest in the tent, the V12 was knocked down to much applause at $1,220,700. For the auctioneers, the Hamburg-based Holthusen Collection and the other Lagonda entrants, this one-stop buying opportunity for addicts of the marque saw close to 100 percent sell, with an unprecedented ten Lagondas changing hands. The shortnose 1956 D-type chassis number XI(D534—once the winner of the 1957 New Zealand GP, second at Christchurch and third at Ardmore—was presented in farm-discovered state, having been fun-motored around rural roads of New Zealand for years and then "barned" since the early 1990s. After two other D-types sold recently in public, the dual-identity XKD530 for $561,600 at Christie's London (October 2002, page 22) and XKD528 with unclouded US race provenance for $1,045,200 at RM Monterey, the $757,380 valuation by the onhams could hardly go wrong when they consigned not only a clutch of the finest Lagondas in the world, but also a barn-found D-type Jag for their first staging of an auction during the Revival weekend at the Goodwood motor racing circuit. Seeing as the event and venue has turned into a must for historic racers, the auctioneers were guaranteed that the right crowd would attend, looking to buy and with sufficient funds as well. B 26  buyer of this one was spot-on. I understand the Hillbilly D will be ground-up restored, and it certainly needs it. Coming to auction from the estate of David Clarke, his 1951 Ferrari 212 with Vignalecrafted Export Cabriolet coachwork rapidly overtook the $312,000 high estimate. The gavel finally determined new ownership at a thumpingly bullish $465,660. Celeb autos fared well here, with the 1972 Lambo Miura SV first owned by pop star Rod Stewart eventually making $122,460 in an aftersale and the 1954 London Motor Show AC Aceca coupe once owned by record breaker Donald Campbell raising a huge $67,548. Flushed with such appreciation (he bought the car for half this at a provincial auction, though he did have to fund a repaint), the vendor promptly blew $64,116 on a 1961 Elva-Ford Holbay 300. However, the little rear-engined Formula Junior does provide him not only with a cheap-to-run set of race wheels, but also a competitor pass to all the top historic meetings as evidenced by its Monaco Historic Grand Prix technical inspection sticker. Among the other historic racers to sell well here was a flat-floor 1961 Jaguar E-type roadster with hardtop, successfully campaigned both in period and at recent senior events, which cost a new owner $208,260. The 1958-59 CooperClimax 2.6 Type 49 Monaco, raced by Hermano da Silva and Jean Lucas in the 1959 Sebring 12 Hours, and subsequently driven by historian Joel Finn to wins at Watkins Glen, Elkhart Lake, Laguna Seca and Lime Rock, sold for $173,940. As I headed back across the fields afterwards in search of my humble but practical Subaru Impreza sport wagon, a lone Spitfire took off from the circuit airstrip and proceeded to beat up the darkening Sussex sky, much as the warbird might have done during the Battle of Britain 60 years earlier. Goodwood really had been glorious, both on and off the track, and in the auction tent, too, with a high sale rate and some very strong prices.—R.H-E. ENGLISH #120A-1933 SINGER NINE LE MANS Roadster. S/N 68259. British Racing Green/ green. RHD. Odo: 4,767 miles. Last restored a Harley. SN B97BN. Eng.# L5BW. Maroon over black/black. RHD. Odo: 50,324 miles. Ex-Park Ward bodied 3.5-liter saloon. 1936 4.25-liter engine fitted at some time. Became a special in 1970s. Rediscovered in South Africa ten years ago. Event-scruffy body in dire need of repaint. Worn steering wheel rim well clutched. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $48,600. Characterful, but too ugly and tatty for the Goodwood crowd. $54,000 low estimate overambitious. #112-1934 LAGONDA M45 RAPIDE Se- dan. Body by J Gurney Nutting. SN Z11131R. Eng.# 2817. Black over blue over black/gray Bonhams - Goodwood, UK with blue piping. RHD. Odo: 25,904 miles. Actual 1934 London Olympia Show car. No Bpillars—doors opened like a stately home. Spent 1960s to 1980s in Illinois and California. Last restored in 1987 in UK. Paint now poor, chrome and wood better, leather just about okay. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $65,520. Unsold under gavel, but converted into an aftersale for $3,000 more than the lower estimate. Considering the repaint that is required, car was correctly valued. #103-1936 LAGONDA LG45 RAPIDE Roadster. S/N 12141/R. Eng.# 12141/R. Red/ red. RHD. Odo: 17,337 miles. 1936 London long time ago. Glossy paint with minor blemishes. Marked chrome. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $13,260. Neither car nor condition was anything special. $15,000 would have been enough. #120-1934 BENTLEY 4.25 BROOKLANDS Special Roadster. Body by Nick Olympia Show exhibit sold directly to New York buyer. Returned to Europe in 1988 when restored. Still superb with great attention to detail—everything potentially oily had been gaitered. Period-correct RAC and AA badges flanked Lucas driving light. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $362,200. A stunning car that deserved the winning bid, which was $20,000 over the top estimate. #127-1936 LAGONDA LG45 Tourer. SN 12013. Eng.# 12013. Ivory/red. RED. Odo: 97,515 miles. In Florida 1964-69, then New York 1969-78, during which time it was restored to concours winner. Returned to UK in 1988. Stone-chipped paint with minor bubbling. Worn Sports Car Market


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Bonhams - Goodwood, UK Market Reports and marked leather likely to be original. Wood trim flat. Said to be mechanically sound. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $88,140. One of only six known survivors. Barely sold for $5,500 below the low estimate. Present color makes it look too much like a wedding car for most. In need of back-tobasics repaint soon, so priced right. #93-1937 ALVIS SPEED 25 Drophead Coupe. Body by Charlesworth. S/N CDD789. Eng.# 14879. Dark blue with red coachlining/ tainly no help in this instance, either. In any case, the $30,000 being sought was far too pricey for condition. #101-1939 LAGONDA LG6 RAPIDE Drophead Coupe. S/N 12358. Apple gray/dark green. RHD. Odo: 68,854 miles. Engine change designed by W 0. Bentley. Scraped home at $5,000 less than the low estimate. In present state, correctly valued. #104-1939 LAGONDA V12 Drophead Coupe. SN 14065. Eng.# 14065. Two-tone brown/tan. RHD. Odo: 2,419 miles. New maroon. RHD. Odo: 11,086 miles. Spent many years in US until returning to UK in 1987. Last repainted in 1990. Paint, chrome and interior now all in need of a make-over. Engine bay very scruffy. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $43,056. Potentially fabulous and, even budgeting for a total refurb, well worth the money. #105-1938 LAGONDA LG6 Drophead Coupe. S/N 12313. Eng.# 12313. Two-tone burgundy/burgundy. RHD. Odo: 7,351 miles. by Lagonda in 1940. Fastidious Holthusenfunded restoration. Paint and chrome perfect, retrim fresh. Original working Philips radio and set of three period suitcases included. Rumble seat well concealed. Five owners from new. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $193,574. A perfect example of an entirely practical sixcylinder car that only raised $6,500 above the minimum. Car is surely worth another $15,000, although the insipid color likely depressed the price. #102-1939 LAGONDA V12 RAPIDE Drophead Coupe. S/N 14103/R. Eng.# 14103/ R. Blue/gray. RHD. Odo: 30,089 miles. Shipped Zealand based 1960-76. Acquired by Holthusen in 1989, when totally rebuilt. Paint and chrome still perfect. Original working Philips radio. Luggage included. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $216,840. Sold by Christie's for $138,610 in 1985. This V12, in fab condition, was fully deserving of the top-estimate money it received. #100-1939 LAGONDA V12 LE MANS TEAM Race Roadster. S/N 14089. Eng.# 14089. Green/black. LH_D. Odo: 31,516 miles. First owned by Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands. Restored in UK 1990-93. Some minor marks to paint, chrome all good, leather lightly worn, wood still good. Original Ace disc wheels. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $156,780. The Motor magazine reportedly reached a top speed of 94 mph in 1938 in a LG6. Great car in super condition, and with some royal provenance as well. Mid-estimate valuation correct. #117-1938 RAPIER TEN SUPERCHARGED Roadster. Body by Ranalah. SN 11487. Eng.# 3235. Green over black/tan. RHD. Odo: 78,064 miles. Left factory with supercharger, though missing it now. Scuffed running boards. Chrome dull. Paint fair, though with chips around hood shut. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $24,960. Sold by Coys in 1985 for $20,602 without supercharger Missing blower was cer- November, 2002 to US in 1940, acquired by Holthusen in 1989. Claimed to be substantially untouched. Driver's side paint has orange peel and bumps. Original leather very cracked. Varnish on wood only fair. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $225,420. One of only 17 V12 Rapides built. Raised $8,580 below the low estimate, which was about right for condition. To restore or not to restore, that is the question. #106-1939 LAGONDA V12 Drophead Coupe. S/N 14055. Eng.# 14055. Black with gold coachlining/brown leather. RHD. Odo: 45,000 miles. Spent 12 years in Beaulieu Museum before being acquired by Holthusen in 1989. Claimed still to be largely original. Paint old and marked. Ye olde original leather with acceptable wear. Door wood varnish crazed. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $105,300. The Lagonda V12 engine is one of the most important engines 27 Dobson/Brackenbury third place 1939 Le Mans car. Put back to original spec in early '80s, acquired by Holthusen in 1993. Did six Mille Miglia Retros, 1994-99. Mint, very authentic looking with number on grille. Great detailing down to spring gaiters. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $1,220,700. Sterling history Mighty motor car, mighty price, mighty right. #107-1939 LAGONDA V12 Sports Sedan. S/N 16023. Eng.# 16023. Royal blue/magnolia. RHD. Odo: 22,722 miles. Last expensively restored in 1994. Only very minor bubbles to


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Market Reports paint. Chrome excellent, wood very good, leather very new, engine bay only just about acceptable. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $77,844. Unsold by Sotheby's in 1992 at a high bid of $47,350. Approximately 185 V12s of all types were built before WWH halted production. Topestimate money was forthcoming on this example, which was correctly valued. #99-1950 ALVIS TB14 Roadster. Body by A P Metalcraft. S/N 23577. Eng.# 23577. Red/ ivory. RI-ID. Odo: 11,314 miles. Restored in SOLD AT $46,644. Provenance ambiguity flagged up by auctioneers presale did not deter a high bid that was $3,000 above the top estimate. Make your own minds up. #1-1955 JAGUAR D-TYPE 2/3 MINIATURE Shortnose Roadster. S/N N/A. British Racing Green/green leather. RHD. 2/3-scale Bonhams - Goodwood UK billy" D-type. With no real history here to save, this D should be completely restored and then raced. #122-1956 JAGUAR XK 140SE Roadster. S/N S812012DN. Eng.# G6698-8S. Red/tan. LHD. Odo: 4,533 miles. Overdrive, Lucas fog 1980s, original radio and heater retained, turn signals added all around. Paint fair, chrome poor, interior and whitewalls slightly grubby. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $29,601. The Jaguar i'aV 120, which was cheaper than the TB14 roadster guaranteed the Alvis would never succeed. Only 100 were made. Rare, with Lea Francis-like styling, but odd looking. Sale price most probably about right. #92-1954 AC ACECA-BRISTOL Coupe. SiN AEC56. Eng.# 100B2. Black/red. RHD. Odo: 44,397 miles. Ex-London Motor Show car, replicated body. One of only three such gasengined mini-Ds similar to the Hawthorn/Bueb 1955 Le Mans winner. Working headlights, aluminum steering wheel. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $17,160. Cheaper than the real thing, though only 5.5 hp. Might transform into a nice riding lawnmowerfor the estate ofa real D-type owner #118-1955 JAGUAR XK 140 Lightweight Coupe. Body by Freddie Owens. S/N 807297. Ecurie Ecosse blue/black leather. RHD. Odo: 2 lights, wire wheels, C-type cylinder head. Matching numbers. Restored in 1999, 4,000 miles since. Thickly painted, chrome shining, engine bay well presented, door top trim padding slightly dirty. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $57,252. The C-type cylinder head that boosted XK 140 performance from 190 hp to 210 hp cost $295. This example was retail-ready, and retail-priced. #111-1958 COOPER TYPE 49 MONACO Race Roadster. S/N CM/2/59. British Racing Green/black. RHD. Da Silva Ramos raced in once owned by record-breaker Donald Campbell. Fresh repaint excellent, wheels stone chipped, cloudy headlight units, leather pleasingly worn, engine bay well presented. Cond: I-. SOLD AT $67,584. An extraordinarily high price for an Aceca, albeit this one had a nice history Shows the value of significant motoring celebrity provenance. #125-1954 LOTUS-MG Mk VIII Race Roadster. S/N 8-3. Black/red. RHD. Odo: 56 miles. Good 1954 race history, but messed with miles. Raced and rolled by David Hobbs in 1960, when rebodied into today's unique shape. Acquired in 2000 after 19 years off road. Rebuild completed in 2001. Perspex windows, stripped out interior, DIY instrument panel, various recent scrutineer pass stickers. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $70,200. Like no other XK 140 you've ever seen, though quite like many XKEs around. An interesting one-off but vastly overreserved around $90,000. Probably really worth $55,000 to $60,000. #116-1956 JAGUAR D-TYPE Shortnose Roadster. S/N XKD534. Eng.# E2043-9. Dark mint green/gray. RHD. Odo: 44,283 miles. 3.8liter engine. Limited period race history in New 1959 Sebring 12-Hours with a 2.0-liter motor. Ex-Charlie Kreisler, Dave Breelen and Joel Finn (twice), who fitted the current 2.5-liter six-cylinder Climax engine. Watkins Glen, Elkhart Lake, Laguna Seca, Lime Rock winner. Many original components. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $173,940. Model was named in honor of Maurice Trintignant's Grand Prix victory in Monaco in 1959, while driving a Cooper-Climax F] single-seater Good history good car, good price. Well worth the amount paid here. #94-1960 BENTLEY S2 CONTINENTAL Convertible. Body by Park Ward. S/N BC2S AR. Midnight blue/parchment with blue piping post-'68. Replica body. Restoration to present state completed in 1997 with undertray, internal paneling and side pontoons original. Paint only okay. Interior period-correct. Unexceptional 1250cc XPAG engine bay. Cond: 3+. 28 Zealand. Spent most of life on farm. Poor respray, front panel rippled. Leather pop-on affixed to minimalist seat and headrest distressed. Original instruments. Rusting side exhaust. Retrofit Konis. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $757,380. As one of the least used examples, and being owned by the same family for the past 38 years, the price was absolutely spot-on for this "Hill- LHD. Odo: 29,366 km. Converted from righthand drive. $125,000 restoration executed in 1990s. Changed to quad headlights as per 1962 onwards. Paint very good, trim and brightwork only slightly off. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $62,400. The variety of explanations that could Sports Car Market


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Market Reports be imagined for fitting a different front panel may have unnerved bidders. $62,400 should have been enough. #124-1961 ELVA-FORD HOLBAY 300 Race Formula Junior. S/N 003. Dark blue with white stripe/black. Driven by Chris Ashmore in in January at RM's Phoenix sale for $17,600. I thought the car was only okay, but the buyer thought it worth paying $3,000 over the high estimate. However, nicely restored cars are harder to find in the UK than in the US. #108-1971 AC 428 Convertible. Body by Frua. S/N CF76. Eng.# 1097H8KR. Silver/ Bonhams - Goodwood, UK Neither vinyl trim nor declared leaking head gasket on one bank of cylinders depreciated the price. $78,000 above the top estimate resulted. #50A-1954 FERRARI 625 FORMULA ONE Body. S/N N/A. Red. Aluminum body only, nicely replicated by Bob Sutherland. Cel- 1962. Also owned by Bernie Ecclestone of Fl fame. In US until 2000. Returned to correct FJ spec in UK in 2001. Well presented, fresh suspension components. Several recent scrutineering pass stickers, including Monaco 2002. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $64,116. Price-$6,400 above the top estimate-can be explained by this being an instant entry into major historic events worldwide. Worth it from that perspective. #96-1961 JAGUAR XKE SI 3.8 Race Roadster. S/N 850020. Eng.# 1650-9. Opalescent green/green suede. RHD. Flat-floor model. black. RHD. Odo: 40,303 miles. Rare manual version. Paint and chrome, including wheels, good. Seat leather worn and crazed. Period radio. Sold in 1981 by Coys for $20,463. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $37,674. Priced higher than Aston DB6s, the 428 was not a market success and was the final sport offering from AC. Surprisingly for a manual rag-top, $9,000 less than the lower estimate was accepted. Inexpensive, I thought. ITALIAN #126-1935 MASERATI 6C/34 Race Road- ster. S/N 3026. Eng.# 3026. Red/black. RHD. Mid-1980s re-creation of Varzi 1935 MM 6C Raced in period by John Bekaert, et. al. Since 1993, $125k spent with Lynx returning car to period-correct race spec with new 350-hp 3.8 (its former '69 race engine is included). Trunk lid vented. Much campaigned at recent top retro events. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $208,260. Having just completed Silverstone GP circuit in 1 minute 42 seconds with Jackie Oliver at the wheel, this historic E is clearly ready for more action. Priced right. #91-1969 JAGUAR XICE SII 4.2 Coupe. S/N 1R26459. Maroon/black. LHD. Odo: 75,656 miles. US restoration before being for Swiss Albert Obrist. Dull and crackly paint, possibly deliberately patinated. Polished steering and suspension components. Event-ready with magneto cable HT leads, fire extinguisher system, battery master switch. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $530,400. Sold by Brooks Europe at Goodwood in 1993 for $227,250. No real bids were spotted at $500k here, despite the employment of many genuine period parts and extraordinary authenticity of this completed replica. #110-1951 FERRARI 212 EXPORT Con- vertible. Body by Vignale. S/N 0106E. Eng.# 0106E. Dark silver metallic/burgundy. RHD. .W11 I  I I 0 ••••• 1 • Wm  shipped to UK in 2001. Repaint (apart from battery tray edges) and retrim both good. USspec Strombergs, rebuilt 4.2-liter engine, clean engine bay. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $23,232. Sold 30  I I I I I  I Odo: 94,077 km. Quirky Vignale styling cues include faux louvre detailing on front fenders, countersunk rear lights, pop-out door handles, framed see-through visors. Mostly original, including motor. Older thick repaint. Section of wood rim wheel lifting. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $465,660. High-profile deceased estate entry, so this car was definitely going to be sold here. ragged window trims. Period correct interior. 750cc motor instead of original 633cc. Abarth badge on the back a tad pretentious. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $10,046. A surprising result for this externally tatty example of the world's first people carrier. And with incorrect engine, too. #98-1965 FERRARI 330 GT 2+2 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 7829. Eng.# 7829. Silver/black leather. RHD. Odo: 49,636 miles. Well repainted pre-1998, with only very mi- Sports Car Market GPs, as driven by Ascari 1954-55, though sensibly with safer modern fuel cells inside exposed side tanks. Allemano instruments and Borrani wheels to original design. Everything looking brand new. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $420,000. Only two originals survive, but they're museum-bound. At least Anthony MacLean 's replica is on the button and eligible for major historic GP races. Worth more than this when you price out the project. #123-1957 FIAT MULTIPLA Sedan. S/N 100108051376. White over blue/black. LHD. Odo: 62,754 miles. Poor paint, pitted chrome, lulose painted in late 1970s for fitting to exworks GP 0482 (now fitted with later 625A body). Cond: 1. SOLD AT $9,360. Valued by buyer at two and a half times the auction company's forecast. If you needed a new body for a 625 GP car, it is unlikely you could have one made for anywhere near this money. #128-1955 LANCIA D50A Formula One. S/N 0001(R). Eng.# 13. Maroon/black. Re-created body. One of five perfectly replicated D50


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Market Reports eBay / Kruse - Auburn, IN eBay/Kruse nor cracks now. Brightwork good, apart from quarter window frame plating. Interior and engine bay both sharp. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $44,460. Sold by Coys in 1985 for $132,662. My, how the mighty have fallen! Nicely presented example. Restored, but not looking like it had been. Correctly valued. #124A-1966 LAMBORGHINI 3500GT Coupe. Body by Touring. S/N 0811. Light blue metallic/black. LHD. Odo: 49,960 km. Bought painted in 1991 and still okay. Brightwork shabby, driver's seat leather cracked, front windshield edge milky. No reserve. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $12,199. Only just achieved the minimum forecast. Auto-shift didn't help valuation. Nevertheless, relatively low mileage was genuine and 155 mph for four passengers in a handcrafted GT body can't be bad. #119-1972 LAMBORGHINI MIURA SV Coupe. Body by Bertone. SN 4818. Giallo Fly/ dark blue with magnolia insert. RHD. Odo: 29,372 miles. First owned by rock star Rod 0.0,000° Fall Auburn Auburn, Indiana August 31-September 2, 2002 Auctioneers: Dean Kruse, Daniel Kruse, Mitchell Kruse, Brent Earlywine Number of automotive lots: 1,495 Number of automotive lots sold: 767 Sale rate: 51.3% Sale total:$15,159,596 High: Lot #1071, 1930 Cord L29 convertible, sold for $166,740, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 6% Report by Dave Kinney Market opinions in italics at auction by a Norwegian in 1996 who was unsuccessful in unloading it at the recent Bonhams Narburgring sale (see page 52). Close up, many imperfections to paint apparent. Door handle plating pitted. Driver's seat squab split and back edge badly marked by belt. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $35,880. Although too scruffi, for the $60,000 lower estimate, cheaply landed at the amount accepted Was originally declared sold at $58,976 at Mirburgring before engine was revealed to be 3.5L rather than 4.0 as formerly thought. #114-1971 ALFA ROMEO MONTREAL Coupe. Body by Bertone. SIN AR 1426425. Eng.# AR 0056401566. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 97,740 km. Reasonable older repaint and original interior. Plating on door handles and doormounted mirror bases pitted. Lest we forget, the auction catalog informs us that the Montreal was powered by the civilized version of the four- L Stewart, and still with his original sound system and air conditioning (though air is disconnected). Restored by second owner/vendor in 1985, when repainted, retrimmed, suspension rebuilt and carbs renewed. Still cosmetically excellent with only slightly worn seats. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $122,460. Catalog boasts of stiletto heel marks in the headliner, courtesy of super-stud Rod's doting fans. Post block sale in which $2,340 below the desired minimum was accepted A bargain. Seems cheap for an SV with pop provenance. #115-1986 FERRARI 328 GTS Targa. Body by Pininfarina. S/N ZFFWAZ 00000064037. Red/cream. RHD. Odo: 41,731 cam V8 used in Alfa's T33 sport racer. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $13,993. Sold in 1986 by Brooks Europe for $29,760. Mid-estimate result for a rather average example of Alfa's answer to the Mustang. #90-1971 MASERATI INDY Coupe. Body by Vignale. S/N AM116/42/1082. Eng.# 116/ 42/1082. Red/tan. RHD. Odo: 44,160 miles. 4.2liter engine fitted, which is the smallest of the three V8 options. Automatic transmission. Re- 32  miles. Okay paint, apart from minor stone chips to front. Seats slightly grubby, Targa top sealing rubber crumbling. Passenger door wavy. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $43,056. This virtually retail valuation seemed generous given the less-than-perfect condition of the car • Arese Action '69 Duetto Spider $9,010, B '71 Montreal coupe, $13,993, B '60 2000 Praho Prototipo coupe, $39,770, B '65 SS7 Prototipo coupe, S22,578, K abor Day equals Auburn. Auburn equals Labor Day. That's the way the folks at eBay/Kruse would like you to think, and after 32 years, that's the kind of Pavlovian response many gearheads have. The Auburn Labor Day sale is the real-life equivalent of a cyber tour through the eBay Motors Web site—there is more than enough to whet the appetite of all car buffs. Whether it's a domestic four-door from the 1960s, a late-model Ferrari, posters, patches or magazines, chances are it will show up in Auburn. That's not only the fun part of an auction like Auburn, it also represents part of the challenge. With two auction lanes and cars running across the block from 10 in the morning to often later than 10 or 11 at night, no one person can see or do it all in the course of one weekend. I ended up missing several cars I wanted to watch go up for bidding, as I was busy in the next lane. Because of the physical size of the Auburn site, cars occasionally appear for the first time in the staging area in front of one of the two auction blocks, and immediately after running across the block they just get "lost," only to turn up later inside a building or in a faraway field. Sometimes fun, sometimes overwhelming, that's Fall Auburn. Cars of note included a 1960 Lotus Elite that sold for $49,820. The new owner, a real estate investor from the Detroit area, was attending his first automobile auction despite owning dozens of collector cars. A 1968 Shelby Mustang GT500 in "driver" condition sold at no reserve for a surprising $45,580. A tatty 1983 Ferrari Mondial QV coupe brought $17,914, a number that makes our Editor, with his 1984 QV Cabriolet, wonder if the Mondial sky will ever stop falling. The market answers, probably not. Those of us who like to spot trends in classic car sales will have to wait to find exceptionally good or exceptionally bad auction block results. With $15,159,596 in sales and a sell- Sports Car Market


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Market Reports through rate of 53%, this year's Fall Auburn will stand as a good solid sale. It wasn't 1989style collector car mania, where everything seemed to go for too much money, but it wasn't an "everything-must-go close out" either. Just a good, solid Middle American sale held in a good, solid Middle American town.—D.K. ENGLISH #4025-1952 MG-TD Mk II Roadster. S/N TDC13309. Dark green/black leather. LHD. Odo: 43,825 miles. Weak carpets, folded top have chrome problems. Nicely detailed underhood. Painted wires. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $15,370. The owner posted (and highlighted) the results from RM's Monterey sale, where Bugeyes sold for $19,800 and $14,850. Bugeyes seem to be on an upward trend, so expect to see them dragged out to every sale for the next two years. #3206-1961 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER CLOUD II Sedan. S/N 1LSV89. Black/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 44,022 miles. Nicely presented with good paint, fresh and tidy interior, eBa / Kruse - Auburn IN fixed tear in tonneau cover. Very good chrome wires ruined by dog-eared spinners. New, never-installed top and floor mats in trunk. Side curtains no longer fresh. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $16,165. The TR3B is the final series of the TR3, built from the factory with a TR4 motor Surprisingly lots of interest here. Sale price can only be described as high retail for condition, but is also an indication that TR3 prices are on the rise. #275-1964 TRIUMPH TR4 Convertible. S/N CT213626. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 36,278 miles. Another not-quite-there restoration with some major flaws, including pitted shows oil stains (they leak up there, too?). Recovered vinyl dash looks cheesy. Gauges show wear and rust spots. Weak paint has some acid damage. Frayed wiring to headlights. Most chrome poor. Cond: 4-. NOT SOLD AT $12,000. High bid was a gift and the car should have found a new home. Math quiz: an excellent example can bring $10,000 more, and this one is a $20,000 restoration away from being that good. Which car is the better deal? Use a #2 pencil, do the numbers yourself #705-1960 LOTUS ELITE Coupe. S/N 1319. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 60,277 miles. Excellent paint, chrome and glass. well-finished wood and good chrome. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $28,090. When new, the Cloud II had a bad reputation for motor problems, as this was the first postwar production V8 for Rolls. They have all been fixed by now and are quite nice drivers. Decent price, buyer and seller did well. #152-1962 MG MIDGET Roadster. S/N 9CGDAH9221. Red/red vinyl with white piping. LHD. Odo: 15,698 miles. Side curtains. An chrome on the taillights, a dented grille, some mottled trim on rear window. Very good wires with YKS SB-802 tires. Excellent interior with fresh upholstery and good burl wood dash. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $12,508. Never underestimate the selling power of red convertibles. No real harm done, though. A trip through a Triumph specialty catalog will fix most of the evident sins. #1166-1967 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 Mk III Roadster. S/N HBJ8L39943. British Racing Green/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 81,455 miles. Unmarked dash, perfect gauges. Nice looped carpet. Fully detailed throughout. Beautiful. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $49,820. Approximately 988 Elites were built from 1958 to 1963. Exceptional cars bring exceptional prices. Auburn was probably not the best venue for selling this car, yet the seller did well. So did the buyer, who now has arguably the planet's nicest Elite. #3606-1960 AUSTIN-HEALEY BUGEYE SPRITE Roadster. SN AN5L7844. Olde English White/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 7,713 miles. Lots of fit and finish problems. Loose driver's seat, so-so fit to seat kit. Grille and trunk rack interesting mix of good and awful. Brand new top and fresh interior kit. Mismatched hubcaps, vacuum-cleaner paint job. Lots of needs have been addressed, but more remain. Cond: 4-. NOT SOLD AT $2,350. Beware the cheap sports car If it could be used as is, it a ton of fun for a little money. Start a restoration and you'll find yourself underwater very quickly. More downside than upside here. #256-1963 TRIUMPH TR3B Roadster. S/N TFC266L. Black/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 24,482 miles. Very nice paint with a few chips around the edges. Good recent interior, poorly Fresh restoration with new 72-spoke wheels. New exhaust, good chrome. Now, the bad news. Shiny new paintwork is atrocious with fisheye, waviness, unrepaired dings and dropout spots. New interior kit has awful fit. Spring-loaded antenna. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $30,000. This is the type of car that looks great on a computer screen—shiny, fresh paint, new interior; lots of new bits. Unfortunately, the fit and finish is of such bad quality that it must all be redone. This was the high bidder 's lucky day. #4015-1978 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW II Sedan. SN SRG34095. Silver/ red leather. LHD. Odo: 88,874 miles. Plenty of paint fade, lots of chipping, dry and dull finish. Interior leather faded, too. Cracking to wood trim. Good chrome, decent Michelins. Used and worn all over. No surprises, just a tired example. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $10,282. Not a bad buy if the service is up to date, which it hardly ever is 34 Sports Car Market


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eBay / Kruse - Auburn, Market Reports #3319-1967 VOLKSWAGEN DUNE BUGGY. S/N 1A033337. Purple/gray cloth. LHD. Odo: 335 miles. Mismatched aftermarket mag wheels, roll bar, high-back seats, AM/ FM CD. Cloth seats aren't the smartest choice on older Shadows at auction. With fresh paint and an interior freshening, new owner might double his investment. #269-1993 BENTLEY TURBO R Sedan. S/N SCBZRO3DXPCX46334. Blue metallic/ white leather with blue piping. LHD. Odo: 73,470 miles. Paint looks to be more greased documentation, original bill of sale. Quite literally dripping with rust and body putty. Some recent spray-can repairs. Worn chrome showing rust. Mismatched interior vinyl. Transmission and brakes renewed seven short years ago. Cond: 5-. SOLD AT $14,840. Listed as a 1961 by Kruse. An unmitigated disaster, this is one of the worst 190SLs I have ever seen. If a good one can pull $50,000 (itself a scary thought), this one should top out at parts value. Yes, that bad. #3292-1963 VOLKSWAGEN BUG Coupe. S/N 5583019. Baby blue/white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 32,741 miles. Vinyl sunroof. Hood and for a car without a roof. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $3,392. Are these the best buys left in a beach car; compared to Jollys and Jeepsters? Safety issues aside, it's cheap transportation and plenty of fair-weather fun. Practically disposable at this price; just stay away from solid objects and the taste police. #3413-1969 PORSCHE 912 Coupe. S/N 129021041. Silver/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 49,535 miles. Appears to be offered with three than waxed. Dashboard leather warped and pulling away. Resprayed seats are as dry as old cardboard. Owner says car has California, Florida and Pennsylvania history. Optional accessory stand-up Flying B emblem. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $45,000. Later unsold at a $42,500 high bid. A real ten-footer, this Turbo fell apart upon close examination. High bid was within the expected range, but better cars with fewer miles and stories can be found. #267-2002 MINI COOPER Coupe. S/N WMWRC33462TC31565. British Racing Green/tan and black leather. LHD. Odo: 703 miles. Plenty of options, including moonroof, trunk show original dark blue color. Poor fit to seat covers, poor paint. Good chrome. Car card claims $15,000 spent on recent restoration. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $5,800. Are 100 $100 bills hidden throughout this car? Beware of the unsubstantiated claims of mega dollars spent when the results are not visible. Challenge the owner to show you the receipts—or at least tell you where the money went. Storage, perhaps? #1142-1967 MERCEDES-BENZ 250SE Coupe. S/N 11102110088391. Gray/red leather. LHD. Odo: 105,926 miles. Four-speed. Becker batteries, as one is next to the car and two are in the trunk. Possibly the worst Porsche seen at auction this decade. Rusty everywhere, dull paint, tired interior. Owner holding out for $6,500. Good luck! Cond: 6+. NOT SOLD AT $5,600. Possible uses: dump it into the ocean and start an all-Porsche coral reef use it as a salad bar in a German restaurant; create an entertainment center in an all Porsche-themed bed and breakfast; tell the kids it's a play set with a built-in slide down the back #3802-1980 MERCEDES-BENZ 450SL Convertible. S/N 10704412062907. Orange/ black leather. LHD. Odo: 738 miles. A "Hemi Benz." 426/425 Hemi V8 with Shaker hood, roll air conditioning, cruise, full power, 15-inch wheels, Continental tires, two-tone paint. Not an S model, though. Michigan temporary tag issued one day prior to start of auction. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $23,850. Reselling a brand-new Mini has been a reliable source of quick cash for the past few months, but MSRP will rule the day when this pipeline fills. Be the first in your neighborhood with a new Mini Cooper in the right colors. GERMAN #4041-1960 MERCEDES-BENZ 190SL Convertible. S/N 1210421000805. White/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 47,538 miles. One owner, full November, 2002 Mexico AM/FM/SW radio. Good paint and chrome. Red leather has faded to pink in places. Wood is incorrectly refinished. Some delamination to windshield. A driver. Cond: 4-. NOT SOLD AT $4,250. Unfortunate color choice makes it look like it was owned by a military regiment. With the rare four-speed, though, it should be fun. Even with the visible flaws, this car has the kind of honest appearance that makes it stand out. bar, rear spoiler. A true German hot rod. Air conditioning and heater controls from a motorhome supplier. Becker Grand Prix AM/FM cassette. Bodywork to a good standard, interior tidy. Good chrome. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $31,005. This bipolar Benz attracted plenty of attention. No truth to the rumor that this was the proto- 35


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Market Reports type that brought Mercedes and Chrysler together, still good for a chuckle on autobahns and interstates. #3785-1985 PORSCHE 944 Coupe. S/N WPOAA0944FN451645. Sand/oxblood. LHD. Odo: 172,384 miles. Removable faceplate radio, sunroof, Continental 4000H tires. Some be in excess of 100k. Worn interior has tear to seat bolster and major sun damage. Rubber gaskets loose and coming apart. Buffed, shiny paint is scratched. Chipped spoiler. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $19,610. Used-up SLs are all over the marketplace. They are rarely a bargain unless they are bought at wholesale or below. Price paid was low retail; the first trip to a repair shop will put it at full retail. Plenty paid for an SL with this many stories. #4118-1994 PORSCHE 968 Cabriolet. S/N WP0CA2962RS840277. Black metallic/ gray leather. LHD. Odo: 100,114 miles. Power good. Underhood clean, but not fully detailed. Manual. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $9,010. Quite pricey for condition. Really good examples can pull well into the teens, but this was "just a car" at best and a bag of Italian snakes at worse. Lesson to be learned—the nicest example in the world can be yours for around $16.5k. That 's the car to buy. tears in console vinyl. Plenty of cracking in stone-guard-protected paint. Good-sized scrape in left front spoiler. Enough overspray on the repaint to keep a detailer busy for a week. Cond: 4-. NOT SOLD AT $3,000. Ran across later, with the same result. Could that be an indicator of group opinion? $3,000 is plenty high enough for a 944 with this many miles. What could the owner be holding out for another $500? If so, he spent it on entry fees already. #3250-1986 MERCEDES-BENZ 560SL Convertible. S/N WDBBA48D5GA040288. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 98,959 miles. #3655-1971 MASERATI INDY Coupe. S/N AM116276. Red/saddle leather. LHD. Odo: 97,578 miles. Air conditioning, power steering. top and seats, AM/FM CD with changer, full leather. Seats show wear. Shifter stitching coming apart, console hinge off. Good paint largely original. Not completely used up, but not too far away. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $19,100. Ran across later to an $18,000 no-sale. Owner should have taken the high bid and run for the exits. Getting to a retail figure for a 100,000mile 968 with lots of excuses is not going to happen three times in this life. Bad choice. ITALIAN #4053-1965 ALFA ROMEO SPRINT SPECIALE SSZ PROTOTIPO Coupe. S/N 10121. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 5,607 miles. Original interior has sun damage to top eBay / Kruse - Auburn, IN Good paint with at least one drip and a few flaws. Most of interior is good, but some cracks and splits to seats, and driver's seat is flattened. Good chrome. No radio visible. Very fresh Michelin radials. Manual five-speed. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $12,750. High bid was a tad light, but early Indys have even fewer fans than the later cars. Once the sale number reaches the teens or above, buyers tend to look for better cars. Air conditioning and power steering are the only real positives here. #1017-1972 LAMBORGHINI ESPADA Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N X8149X. Red/ black leather. LHD. Odo: 14,511 miles. Resale Two tops, California car, Becker AM/FM cassette. Some cracks in wood dash and console. Good chrome, except for a dent in rear bumper, solid paint. A typical used SL. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $11,342. 1986 was the first year of production for the 560SL; 500SLs were also available in 1986. California heritage helps, 99,000 miles do not. Typical car brings typical price. #411-1991 MERCEDES-BENZ 3005L Convertible. S/N WDBFA61E5MF019939. Black/saddle leather. LHD. Automatic. Sold with actual miles unknown, though it looks to of back seats, dye worn from carpets. Repainted in 1980, still good with only minor scratches. Unusual deep dish wheels with Pirelli Cinturato radials. No bumpers, remaining brightwork fair to good. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $22,578. Car card states this is the first SSZ prototype, and one of three remaining. Looks from here to be a dechromed SS with really cool wheels. (Probably one of the Tom Zat cars that were only legendary in Mr. Zat's mind and dreams.—ED.) #339-1969 ALFA ROMEO DUETTO Spyder. SiN AR1671586. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 64,855 miles. Unlovable panel gaps. No lollipops on rear bumpers. Brightwork fair. Some clouding and scratching on plexiglass headlight covers. Side marker lights cracked. Seats have split seams and replaced panels. Dash 36 red paint over poor bodywork with rust bubbles and chipping. Bone-dry leather. One wheel appears bent. Decent brightwork, good glass. Passenger mirror is taped up to avoid falling over. Scarier by the minute, each look finds sins. Cond: 5+. NOT SOLD AT $15,500. At some point bad exotics find a matrix where their price as a parts car meets their price as a running and driving car This Espada is at that matrix now. Too bad the owner doesn't quite buy in to that theory. Yet. #695-1974 MASERATI BORA Coupe. S/N AM11749US762. Gold/saddle leather. LHD. Odo: 57,532 miles. US model. Extremely cheesy Maserati badge on driver's B-pillar. Very good paint with one or two scratches. Good brightwork. Average interior—leather not dry, dash not separated. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $29,000. One of 524 total production, the Bora Sports Car Market


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Market Reports eBay / Kruse - Auburn, IN Nomad two-door wagon, but few remember that Ford built a two-door wagon in 1956, too. Although starting a Parklane owner 's club would be a lonely proposition, this was a fair offer for such a nice wagon. #815-1963 DODGE DART 270 Sedan. S/N 7332515675. Gold/tan cloth and vinyl. LHD. Odo: 53,935 miles. Fit for a little old lady. was imported from 1972 through 1978. This relatively early car has just enough "personalization" and scary items to warrant the lowerthan-expected bid. #618-1983 FERRARI MONDIAL QV Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N N/A. Dark blue/saddle leather. LHD. Odo: 72,227 kms. edly a factory-built Wildfire, as opposed to one of the many kit car versions. Fiberglass body made by Glaspar. Some repaired chips, scratches in paint, rip on front of top. Much later style seats in good shape. Clean. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $18,000. The Woodill Wildfire was planned to be a Willys sports car, and is considered by some to be the first production fiberglass sports car Two to three were produced at the factory in 1952 in Downey, California. Bid was a tad light; try $22,500. #617-1953 KURTIS 500S REPLICA Road- ster. S/N N/A. Dark silver/red leather. LHD. Very good interior shows light wear, but could Sunroof. European delivery, sold with EPA and DOT releases. New timing belts within past 100 km. Resprayed interior has cracks, seams remain tight. Paint appears fresh, some discoloration to blackout trim. Michelin TRX tires. 1999 Colorado emissions tag. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $17,914. Let's put the discussion in gear on this one. One camp says this is a bargain Ferrari at a price almost anyone can afford. The other camp says it cheap for a reason, and will remain so. With one foot in both camps, I'll let you make the call. AMERICAN #3247-1934 CHEVROLET Coupe. S/N 12DA048677. Black/ivory leather. LHD. Odo: 2,000 miles. Weld Racing mags, bucket seats, Full hubcaps, heater, carpets and AM radio. Non-original seat covers look and fit nicely. Has the expected 225-c.i. slant-six motor. Decent repaint, fair chrome. A driver that might make it to the next millennium. No reserve. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $2,968. With a reputation for bulletproof reliability, the 225 slant-six motor asks for little and never seems to give up. The only things that take Darts and Valiants off the road are rust and accidents. Lots ofcarfor the money. #226-1965 FORD MUSTANG Convertible. S/N 5F08D127816. Poppy Red/white and black. LHD. Odo: 24,970 miles. 289-c.i. V8, fourbarrel, automatic, bucket seats, AM radio, no be cleaned. Paintwork appears fresh, some lumpy areas as to be expected in a race-bred car. External trim has fresh paint or has been recently cleaned. Period-correct Firestone tires. Sold on bill of sale. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $24,380. A re-creation Kurtis 500S. Owner is not sure" of the exact year Does "not sure" fit on your state's title? Those problems aside, this was a good buy on a fun car Damn near a perfect fit if you own your own vintage race track, and set your own rules. #739-1956 FORD PARKLANE Station Wagon. S/N M6LR109173. Two-tone blue/blue and white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 76,729 miles. 312c.i. V8. 1998 restoration. Sun visor, fender console. Power steering, brakes, top. 1990 restoration nicely done, but no show winner. Still, better than a driver. Paint well applied. Top and interior fit well. California car. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $17,000. Owner would have done better with a few more desired options, such as styled steel wheels and a console. As a plain Jane example, not enough flash to take it beyond $20,000. #334-1965 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX Coupe. S/N 266575C106876. Iris Mist/plum. LHD. Odo: 6,655 miles. Air conditioning, full electronic odometer, automatic, IROC 305-c.i. V8. Vintage air conditioning, Alpine AM/FM CD, nine speakers with 300-watt amp, alarm, pager, Drake headlights. Good build quality, butter-soft leather. A respectable rod. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $28,885. Downs body, Mustang II front end. All the toys, sale price seems fair #336-1952 WOODILL WILDFIRE Road- ster. S/N 9945. Crème yellow/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 9,999 miles. Ford V8, hard top. Report- 38 skirts, wide whites. Star chip in windshield. Excellent paint, chrome and interior. Very nicely restored and presented. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $16,750. Everybody knows about the Chevy console, AM reverb radio. New exhaust. Power steering, brakes, windows. Detailed motor and trunk. California car with original build sheet. Overspray problems. Very good chrome, excel- Sports Car Market


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Market Reports lent interior. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $15,052. This car has it all: eight-lug wheels, air conditioning, great mid- '60s color inside and out, California black plates. Two dozen hours of detailing and show preparation will make this tough-to-duplicate Grand Prix the pride of someone's fleet. #3315-1965 FORD MUSTANG Convert- ible. SN 5F08C700728. Jade Green/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 33,993 miles. 289-c.i. V8, full ample featuring Mustang-style vent in place of the more familiar plexiglass side windows. Former show winner, SAAC info lists it as having a 1985 restoration. Decent gaps, except for hood. Very clean interior, nice paint. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $76,055. Price not entirely out of line for condition. The '65s bring a premium over the similar '66s; however, this car sold for a full $4,000 to $8,000 more than expected. #307-1967 CHEVROLET CAMARO Convertible. S/N 123677N227424. Black/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 85,863 miles. 350-c.i. V8, eBay / Kruse - Auburn, IN Dust and sand in prep work is no help. Poor panel fit, as to be expected on these big units. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $50,000. Original fender tag and build sheet, owner states matching numbers. High bid seems to be a good indicator of value on this one. #3356-1974 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. S/N 1Z67Z4S426090. Yellow/ black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 42,247 miles. 454-c.i. console, trunk rack, no air conditioning. Recent top, new tires. An excellent driver or local show contender. Visually very appealing, but no national show potential. Paint, chrome and interior all good to very good. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $10,706. The door sill plates were not replaced or polished, which is a big visual detriment when entering the car $500 spent on detailing and parts replacement would have brought a $5,000 return on investment. #3340-1965 FORD FALCON RANCHERO Pickup. S/N 5H27A138636. Wimbledon White/blue and white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 172 miles. 289, auto. Recent restoration air conditioning. Very unusual and undesirable column-shift manual transmission. Bad fit to interior kit, weak gaps. Shiny paint. A scary, puttogether Camaro. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $16,165. From the column-shift manual to the cheap respray, lots and lots of excuses will have to be made or problems fixed before this one is worth any more than the amount paid. A bargain at first glance, but really just market correct. #3324-1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. S/N 194677S105543. Red/red leather. LHD. Odo: 497 miles. 427/390 V8, four V8, automatic, Rallye wheels, two tops. Very nice paint with only a few scratches and chips. Good interior appears to be mostly original and well kept. A good driver big-block 'Vette. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $16,000. Ran through without a reserve, so why was it declared unsold? Worth the high bid if no stories abound. #364-1978 CHEVROLET CORVETTE PACE CAR Coupe. SN 128748S902842. Black/ silver leather. LHD. Odo: 27,340 miles. to a good standard. Fresh enamel, paint well applied, clean interior, very good chrome. Lacks some of the passion it takes to properly restore a car, so small bits need some cleaning or plating. An excellent driver, nevertheless. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $9,752. Time to throw the price guides into the pickup bed and watch them blow away—this is the second Falcon Ranchero I've seen at auction this year fly right past high estimate. $6k? Yes. $8k? Maybe. $250 less than $10k? Wow! #3707-1965 SHELBY GT350 Fastback. S/N SFM5S039. White/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 80,446 miles. A well-restored, very early ex- speed, side pipes, bolt-on wheels, Redline tires, AM/FM radio. Unmarked body, except for some chips where rear of soft top meets the body. Very fresh restoration to an excellent standard. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $44,520. White "stinger" on hood. A good purchase if the numbers don 't match, a gifi to the buyer if they do. This example has the lowest horsepower rating for a 1967 427 engine, but it brings a big premium over the 327 motor. #3795-1970 PLYMOUTH SUPERBIRD Coupe. S/N RM23V0A170832. Orange Peel/ black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 47,586 miles. 440-c.i. L82. Quite sharp and well cared for. All stock, with decals applied. Minor wear to driver's seat. A good used car with few flaws showing. Very good paint, no evidence of repaint. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $20,670. Spot-on market price for a low-mileage '78 Pace Car that has been taken care of Just a little more than 1,000 miles per year—here's hoping they were done at the rate of 250 miles per season to keep the fluids moving #151-1985 BUICK RIVIERA I Hearse. Body by Packard Bayliff. S/N 1G4EZ57Y9 FE417144. Black/gray vinyl and cloth. LHD. V8, Six Pack, automatic, chrome Rallye wheels. Dealer-installed factory air. Paint is full of flaws appropriate for the name of the color. 40 Odo: 70,335 miles. A combo car—can be used as a hearse or ambulance, depending on needs of the user. Flooring in rear is reversible. Paintwork shiny but with orange peel. Very good chrome. Driver's seat has wear, carpets have been shampooed one time too many. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT Sports Car Market


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eBay / Kruse - Auburn, IN $6,784. Original cost said to be $80,000. The Packard name was at one point in the public domain, and an enterprising fellow brought the car back to life. A few, including this one, have been built using GM donor cars. Goth Packard fans only need apply here. #1091-1986 ZIMMER QUICKSILVER Coupe. S/N 1G2PF3797GP241790. White/red leather and vinyl. LHD. Odo: 21,783 miles. Some chrome pitted, center console wood cracked and broken. Good paint. Rather unin- ished Shelby mag wheels. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $97,000. Number 244 of 500 made. Even with ol' Shel in the house, one of his latest creations failed to reach reserve. There are quite a few of these now on the market as "investors" in Series I rolling stock are moving on to greener fields. #3328-1999 CADILLAC DEVILLE spired from front to back. Depending on your point of view, either the best thing or the worst thing to happen to a Fiero. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $11,660. Possibly still titled as a Pontiac. Why do all the pimps give you thumbs up when you drive by in a Quicksilver? Perhaps, before the Blackwood, it was their aspirational car #694-1999 SHELBY SERIES I Convert- ible. S/N 5CXSA181XL000244. Silver/black leather. LHD. Odo: 476 miles. A new car, scrapes on passenger mirror, other panels good. X-50 package with upgraded brakes. Extended leather, special blue carbon fiber interior. Pol- Pickup. S/N DP597CAD1L7038599. White/ putty leather. LHD. Northstar engine. Has an "assembled" title, a good sign that this car was Market Reports salvaged in its first life. Very good quality work to pickup conversion. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $25,440. Somehow missing its nearly obligatory red paint job and six-foot steer horns, a Caddy pickup can almost pass as tasteful. No harm done at the sale price if it's as solid as it looks. Good luck explaining this one to your insurance broker, though.• Market Reports Coming Next Month Blackhawk Hershey, PA Bonhams Hershey, PA Collector Cars International Branson, MO RM Auctions, Inc. New York, NY Silver Reno, NV DEALERS' BEST MY • CUSTOMERS' BEST FRIEND • 10 MINUTE LOAN APPROVAL Long terms 4 to 10 years • Fixed Rates Purchase • Refinancing • Prequalify For Auctions 6 DAYS A WEEK  November, 2002  OPEN I APPLY ONLINE AT WWW.JJBEST.00111111 DEALER INQUIRIES INVITED -5.44c%, APR ON $100,000. 8 YEARS S1289.45 MONTHLY. SIMPLE INTEREST, NO PRE-PAYMENT PENALTY, CORRECT AT PRESS TIME, THIS AD HIGHLIGHTS ONE PROGRAM- DIFFERENT PROGRAMS AVAILABLE, 41


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Market Reports 83 •  Bonhams Beaulieu, Hampshire, UK _„„..4 September 8, 2002 Auctioneer: Malcolm Barber Number of automotive lots: 71 Number of automotive lots sold: 43 Sale rate: 60.6% High: Lot #358, 1954 Bentley R-Type Hooper "Empress" saloon, sold for $62,300, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium on sold lots: 15% Report by Dave Brownell Market opinions in italics The Autojumble has been going strong for more than 35 years now on the grounds of Lord Montagu's National Motor Museum in one of the most bucolic parts of Hampshire, England. About 12 years ago the Beaulieu management and Lord Montagu thought an auction of mostly unrestored cars would tie in nicely with the Autojumble itself, and thus this auction was created, originally under the responsibility of Christie's. Beginning a few years ago, Brooks took over the job of assembling and running the auction and now Bonhams (nee Brooks) continues on with this traditional event. The main reason this auction is one of my favorites is because it's the very antithesis of most major sales. It attracts a strange and grotty assortment of entries, many of which stand as testaments to the vintage car restorer's giddy sense of optimism, rather than even remotely resembling a decent long- or short-term investment. Along with these projects comes a good assortment of not-so-bad and pretty good cars, plus a few really fine, ready-to-enjoy collector autos. Another fun aspect of the sale for a Yank is the number of obscure British marques consigned with names like Crossley, Trojan, Reliant and others that simply never show up in the US. It's like oddballs on parade. 0 There was a multiple award for the fright pig this year. Indeed, this group may retire the blue ribbon. The rusty remains of five 1924-25 Crossleys, some barely recognizable as ever having been motorcars, were gathered together in one corner of the Bonhams tent like a highly oxidized ossuary. Even among the restorers gathered at the auction, this was too scary a group to raise even one bid and all five lots were 42 ne of my favorite sales on the annual auction calendar is the Bonhams unrestored car auction, held each September in conjunction with the huge Beaulieu Autojumble. passed. Perhaps even today they remain huddled on the grounds, slowly melting back into the earth. But there were some decent buys at Beaulieu as well. A '66 Bristol 409 two-door saloon from an estate, with low mileage and showing excellent care, sold for $16,575. Not well known in the US, Bristols have a small, avid following in the UK and are capable of terrific performance. But, like single malt Scotch, they're an acquired taste for many enthusiasts. If you liked pioneering examples of streamlined cars, the 1939 Steyr would have been an interesting project at $3,600. Two of the nicest cars on offer both sold for good money. A right-hand-drive 1937 Cadillac 60 convertible with a few incorrect details brought a strong $48,100, and a very attractive 1954 Bentley R-Type Hooperbodied saloon reached $62,300 to claim the highest price of the auction. The Bonhams crew had already put in a very active weekend auctioning cars at the nearby Goodwood Race Revival before displaying and selling the cars and automobilia at Beaulieu. But, as always with Bonhams, the sale was conducted with efficiency and good humor by auctioneer Malcolm Barber and staff, and the successful bidders took home some winter—or longer term—projects from the event, just as was intended when the first auction of unrestored cars was held at Beaulieu.—D.B. ENGLISH #351-1924 CROSSLEY 14 HP Tourer. S/N 25730. Eng.# 25730. Rust. RHD. This applies to all five cars, Lots 351 through 355. These Bonhams - Beaulieu, UK Red/black leather. RHD. Odo: 87,966 miles. Marchal headlights, Jaeger instruments, sunroof. Body from an Alfa. Dent in right front fender, good door fit, trunk lid gone, okay interior, needs proper repaint and tidying up. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $20,700. Oddly attractive car and a hard one to value accurately. High bid may be right, wrong or in between. #334-1949 AUSTIN A 135 PRINCESS Sa- loon. S/N DS21559. Eng.# RL89641. Green/ gray leather. RHD. Odo: 15,803 miles. Good, straight car with some interior wear up front. Factory exchange engine installed in 1967, no miles since, according to catalog. Needs a shave and shampoo. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $7,200. Later Princesses acquired a Rolls-Royce industrial engine for motive power, leading Americans to believe that if they bought one they would have a "Rolls-Royce." Instead, they're still Austins, just like this car #358-1954 BENTLEY R-TYPE Saloon. Body by Hooper. S/N B210HW. Eng.# B105W. Burgundy and beige/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 21,590 miles. Excellent paint and panels, very were hopeless piles of rubbish, to put it politely. However, while the stock market may still be searching for its bottom, we at SCMhave found a new definition of absolute dreck. Cond: 6-. NOT SOLD AT $0. None ofthe cars could raise a single bid. Kind of entertaining in a macabre sort of way. Perhaps they could be an antipremium for SCM readers—renew today or we'll send you this collection! #335-1935 TALBOT BA75 Sports Saloon. Body by Corsica. S/N 34933. Eng.# BA1433. -11111111110111 %Irk . • " clean interior, excellent woodwork, tidy engine bay, the epitome of semiformal British custom coachwork design in the '50s. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $62,300. High sale of the auction. The "Empress" series of closed coachwork by Hooper is usually seen on Rolls-Royce but looks especially attractive on Bentley. Very posh interior Worth the money as an instant show car #302-1962 JAGUAR Mk 2 3.8 saloon. SN P208372DN. Eng.# LC2585-8. White/black leather. RHD. Odo: 79,003 miles. Patches of Sports Car Market


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Bunhams - Beaulieu, UK paint missing, other paint dull and cracked. Poor plating, good interior. Not running but engine turns. Weathered but restorable. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $3,150. Selling price was closer to reality than the low estimate of $4,800. Could restore into a passable car if you're handy with wrenches and a spray gun. #347-1964 MINI MOKE Tourer. S/N AAB1-678952. Eng.# 8ACFA01661. Green/ green vinyl. RHD. Odo: 59,870 miles. Restored new, a rare sight even in Britain. Not everyone 's cup of tea in styling, but performance is outstanding. Priced right for its condition. #303-1967 AUSTIN-HEALEY SPRITE Mk III roadster. S/N HAN8-64081. Red/black vinyl. RHD. Odo: 31,447 miles. Rot in cowl Market Reports tions. Sold without documentation and, as the catalog stated about all these cars, "strictly as viewed." In other words, "Good luck, kiddo, and don't come crying to us afterwards." #305-1973 TRIUMPH TR6 Roadster. S/N CF4766U. Green/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 79,413 miles. Reimported from US. Lots o' to better than new in 1998-99 and still in that condition. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $9,725. Jeeplike utility platform on the Mini chassis. Firstyear Moke's selling price, given the high estimate of $7,200, was one of the surprises of the auction. Very good money for a very good little puddle-jumper. #327-1965 MORRIS MINOR 1000 Convertible. S/N MA 15D 1102211. Blue/dark blue vinyl. RHD. Odo: 90,110 miles. Rot in rockers and door bottoms as well as body seams. Poor plating, good top and interior. A restorable car. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $1,800. The Minor was Morris 's first postwar design, and remained relatively unchanged until its 1971 demise. Sold at the right price. Estimate of $3,000 was appropriate for a car in far better condition. #365-1966 BRISTOL 409 Two-Door Sa- loon. S/N 4097315. Dark blue/red leather. RHD. Odo: 16,772 miles. Chrysler 318-c.i. V8 and comes with it for the lucky new owner. In storage for past 15 years, due largely to an engine fire. Restorable by those with the requisite skills/ time/interest/lack of common sense. Cond: 5. SOLD AT $3,590. One of a large group of Loti pulled out of long storage in neglected condi- chrome, good interior, cracks in older repaint. Older partial restoration in storage for the past decade. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $1,620. A fastback Spitfire powered by a 2-liter six-cylinder engine. Could turn out to be a fair buy if it's mechanically sound #319-1974 LOTUS ELITE 502 Coupe. S/N N/A. Blue/beige velour. RHD. Tired and shabby. Headlights stuck in open position, giving it the appearance of a startled bullfrog. Maybe a good car, maybe not. Cond: 4. SOLD and body seams, poor plating, surface rust on portions of paint. Fair interior. Needs and needs. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $990. Underbody rust problem unknown, but it was in storage for 16 years because it couldn't pass a safety inspection. A project to occupy long winter nights. #313-1969 LOTUS ELAN S4 SE Coupe. S/N N/A. Bronze/black leather. RHD. Odo: 67,676 miles. Engine removed from car, but Bondo, tired interior, rust and rot in rockers. Paint chipping, peeling, gone away in spots. Scary car. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $1,620. Even the selling price may have been too much. #325-1973 TRIUMPH GT6 Mk III Coupe. SiN KE 232490. Yellow/black vinyl. RHD. Odo: 73,495 miles. Front and rear glass out, poor Torqueflite automatic. Alarm system. Very good paint and panels, excellent interior, no apparent cosmetic or mechanical problems. One owner from new. Restored in 1991. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $16,575. Fast, exclusive, expensive when November, 2002 "Offering a Fine Selection of Classic European Vehicles World Class Restoration Facility, Guaranteed Show Winners" lassie Showcase Sales Dept: 760-747-3188 • Buying/Restoring: 760-747-9947 • Fax: 760-747-4021 San Marcos, CA 92069-3028 USA • management©classicshowcase.com 43


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Market Reports GERMAN #345-1939 STEYR TYPE 55 Saloon. S/N LV3361. Gray primer/red leather. LHD. Odo: 12,451 kms. Resembled prewar Volkswagen, Bonhams - Beaulieu, UK AT $450. Someone took a small gamble to see if there's a real automobile lurking under the crud. Sold "strictly as viewed" and one of two Loti sold out of six examples offered from the same accumulation. FRENCH #349-1902 ROCHET D Voiturette. S/N 1369. Red/maroon leather. RHD. Very clean older restoration. Incorrect sidelights, tatty top, which it actually preceded as a design. Fair interior. Solid old oddball ready for restoration. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $3,600. Highly advanced little car with interesting styling. Seemed voyfairly priced, with room left for restoration expenses. #367-1969 BMW 200005 Coupe. Body by Karmann. S/N 1108168. Eng.# 1108168. just out of long storage. Edgy, slightly tired car that looked good at first glance but worsened the closer you got. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $12,525. Coupe money for what, after all, used to be a coupe. Hard to fathom the logic behind this kind of chop job. AMERICAN #344-1937 CADILLAC 60 Convertible. S/N JC2936. Eng.# JE4384. Black/red leather. RHD. Odo: 12,531 miles. Incorrect red fender • very good upholstery. High-quality small car with single-cylinder four-horse engine. Vis-àvis seating sociable, though impractical. Entered for 2002 London-Brighton Veteran Car Run. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $39,170. Authentic London-Brighton eligible cars really pull the money in the UK, and this one was a car of immense charm and character from a respected French automaker. #359-1957 PEUGEOT 203 Saloon. S/N 1311180. Eng.# 1311180. Red/gray cloth. LHD. Odo: 48 tuns. Sunroof. Generally good repaint, Cream/cream leather. RHD. Odo: 14,981 miles. Webasto sunroof. Dull, cracked, chipping paint, lousy chrome, top of left door rotting away, poor door fit (little wonder). Just a rough old Bimmer that's been off the road since '95. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $460. Probably worth it as a parts car, but a bad idea as a restoration project. ITALIAN #346-1968 FIAT 500 Saloon. S/N 1518176. Blue/gray cloth. LHD. Odo: 21,744 miles. Very welt. Very good interior, but seats have wrong pattern. Cracked taillight lens, modern sound system neatly installed. Mileage believed to be genuine from new. Original right-hand-drive example, exported new to South Africa. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $50,100. Sound, good non - - Classic Caddy brought the right money. #364-1961 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Roadster. S/N 108675101834. Eng.# 108675101834. White and silver/black leather. looking LHD. Very good paint and door fit, some pitted chrome. Legit '61 with 283-c.i. V8, four-speed transmission and factory hard top. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $45,000. Market-correct price for both UK and US.• except for some uneven application in sunroof area. Excellent interior. A straight old car that looks ready to drive and enjoy. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $3,600. Peugeots do have a following in the UK and are sturdy if not exactly exciting. Something a bit different in a practical, useful collector car. Price seemed fair to buyer and seller. 44  good paint and door fit. Clean interior. Car looked good throughout. Ready to show and drive. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $4,320. One of the genuinely good small cars built by Fiat and, in England at least, practical for everyday commutes. Fairly bought. #308-1981 FERRARI MONDIAL Cabriolet Conversion. S/N ZFFH008 L000037613. Red/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 57,293 miles. Chopped from a coupe. Bum brakes, fair top fit, pitted wheels, worn seats, Plastic Fantastic '69 Lotus Elan S4 SE coupe, $35,960, B '67 Volkswagen Dune Buggy, $3,392, E/K '52 VVoodill Wildfire roadster, NS $18,000, E/K '61 Chevrolet Corvette convertible, $45,000, B Sports Car Market


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RM - Meadow Brook, MI RM AUCTIONS INC. RM Auctions Rochester, Michigan August 3, 2002 Auctioneer: Ursula Hermacinski Number of automotive lots: 68 Number of automotive lots sold: 40 Sale rate: 59% Sale total: $3,963,400 High: Lot #71, 1929 Duesenberg Model J convertible victoria sold for $770,000, including buyer 's premium Buyer 's premium on sold lots included: 10% Report by Dave Brownell Market opinions in italics III f RM's annual Monterey auction is known as a venue for sports and racing cars, their annual sale in conjunction with the Meadow Brook Hall Invitational Concours in Rochester, Michigan, has traditionally been known as a successful venue for selling Full Classics. This again proved to be the case at RM's ninth annual Meadow Brook auction, with a wellknown 1930 Hibbard & Darrin Duesenberg convertible victoria from the Otis Chandler Collection bringing top buck of the sale at $770,000. Chandler's splendid 1940 Packard 180 Darrin convertible sedan, the epitome of a graceful lateperiod Classic, seemed a bit on the low side at $181,500, while his 1930 Cadillac Fleetwood V16 convertible, a fine restoration but still not a roadster, sold for a strong $275,000. Other US Classics that enjoyed good selling bids were a 1933 Stutz DV32 dual cowl phaeton that went for $297,000 and a 1933 Springfield Rolls-Royce Phantom II Henley roadster with an older but still quite nice restoration that pulled a bid of $412,500. A good 1936 Cord 810 phaeton went out the door at a reasonable $66,000. Foreign Classics had a tougher time on the block. One of the stars of the sale, a 1938 Travel begins here . . . Stephanie Warrington Specializing in International Travel, , Custom Vacations & Groups 503 226-7200 ext 24  800 344-8890 ext 24  1536 N.W. 23rd Ave Portland 0R97210 email: stephanie@journeysl.com JCAMASII01/ November, 2002 www.haleymotorsports.com Secure Online Ordering  Telephone (636) 828-4389 45 The HALEY MOTORSPORTS Collection Inc. Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Tourer by Sindelfingen, carried a possibly unique two-door tourer body with disappearing top and metal boot in contrast to the usual great Teutonic windcatchers on most folding-top Mercedes. The paint was tired and the metal less than straight in some areas and the car really needed a lot of professional refurbishing. Nonetheless, it brought a bid of $1,050,000, which was refused. The 1932 Bugatti Type 49 Gangloff drophead also needed attention and quit at $110,000 while a '47 Delahaye Chapron Cabriolet was passed at $90,000. It was a lousy day all around for French cars, as an outstanding '47 Talbot-Lago T26 Cabriolet stopped at $95,000. One of the best buys among overseas cars was a rare and desirable 1925 Vauxhall 30/980E Wensum tourer for $77,000, while a TA-liter SS100 Jaguar roadster with lots of incorrect details did very well at $83,600. RM offered a good selection of postwar Jaguars, too, most of which found new homes. The two Ferraris, a 330 GTC and a 512 BBi, brought $71,500 each with the 330 selling and the 512 staying home. A '56 Morgan Plus Four roadster seemed about right at a sale price of $22,000. With nearly 60% of the cars sold, RM's Meadow Brook sale bucked the current economic trends with all its gloomy stock market news and international upheaval. Some of the credit must surely go to a new auctioneer, Ms. Ursula Hermacinski, whose breezy selling style and very efficient bid calling helped get each lot put through the sale very quickly, accurately and pleasantly.—D.B. ENGLISH #47-1925 VAUXHALL 30/980E VELOX Tourer. SIN 0E180. Eng.# 0E180. Gunmetal and red/red vinyl. RHD. Odo: 5,619 miles. Older restoration by Vauxhall Motors. Recent engine dashboard finish and some gauges wrong, incorrect carpets, strange shift lever, paint blisters. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $83,600. Older "boy racer" resto needs a visit to the Department of Corrections. Nothing that can't be put right, but full price was paid considering the problems, plus the fact that 21/2-liter SS 100s don't have the market appeal of 31/2-liter examples. Models Prints & Posters Books Automobilia & More showing some fatigue, but a very correct and real Henley that ran well. Ownership history includes Rick Carroll, Imperial Palace and the Henry Ford Museum. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $412,500. The first Rolls-Royce to use a synchromesh gearbox. Fairly bid considering the car needs some freshening to make it competitive at shows and concours. #48-1937 JAGUAR SS100 VA-LITER Roadster. S/N 18075. Black/red leather. RHD. Odo: 25,303 miles. Front fenders cut away, Mairket Reports and radiator work; car runs well. Incorrect upholstery, color, tire size, headlights and possibly fenders. Nonetheless, a rare and desirable vintage sports car. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $77,000. Vauxhall 30/98s are one of the most respected vintage sports cars in the UK, but virtually unknown in the US. Capable of beating up older Bentleys and a great-looking car bought at well below English market levels. #85-1933 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM II HENLEY Roadster. Body by Brewster. S/N 291 AJS. Beige and brown/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 20,065 miles. Older restoration with paint


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Market Reports #97-1954 JAGUAR XI( 120 Roadster. S/N N/A. Black/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 49,042 electrical systems have gone to sleep. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $20,900. Might be a great buy if the aforementioned electrics behave. If not, much money will be expended on repairs and maintenance. Good thing Ford came along to rescue Aston—these Lagondas weren't exactly in the DB tradition. FRENCH miles. Well restored and attractive, with good door and panel fit. Hurt by dull chrome on rear bumpers and some paint bubbles. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $39,600. Bid was just about right in view of the minor deficiencies in the restoration. Perfect ones can get close to $100,000, but this was just a very handsome driver #52-1956 MORGAN PLUS 4 Roadster. S/N N/A. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 23,773 miles. Very good door fit, poor hood fit, gouge #50-1899 GARDNER-SERPOLLET STEAMER Coach. Body by Kellner. S/N N/A. Blue/black leather. RHD. Sophisticated FIM - Meadow Brook, MI RHD. Odo: 66,256 kms. Fair older repaint gone dull, lousy fit on new top, fair original upholstery, poor door fit, runs well. Really ready for a restoration. Correct but unoriginal Type 49 engine installed. Ex-Bill Sen-i. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $110,000. The last Bugatti to use a single overhead camshaft. Not enough money for the consignor Potentially a very attractive car, but for now you have to look beneath the faults to see the beauty. #78-1947 TALBOT LAGO T26 RECORD Cabriolet. S/N 100365. Eng.# 26358. Blue/ beige leather. RHD. Odo: 2,589 miles. Attractively styled factory body, 100-point CCCA in seat, plating on lights going away, otherwise a sharp little Moggie. Sounded very healthy. No reserve. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $22,000. Fairly bought and ready to enjoy. This was one of the socalled "high grille" cars that were a transition from the flat-radiator to the low round-cowl cars. #100-1973 JAGUAR XKE RH V12 Road- ster. S/N UD1S22462. Red/biscuit leather. LHD. Odo: 65,330 miles. Four-speed, chrome -12111.4111Wpaili – early steam car with elegant coachwork, but shabby in every area. Terrific London-Brighton potential, and you can bring friends. Consigned by Crawford Museum. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $99,000. Bought by an English steam enthusiast and we're not surprised at the price. Steam cars are big in the UK and this will be one of the belles of the Brighton Run once it restored. #51-1906 KRIEGER-BRASIER ELECTRIC Landau. S/N 714. Cream and black/ black fabric. RHD. Advanced electric boasting Senior winner in 1994, Best in Class among Talbot Lagos at Pebble in 1992. Gorgeous car that still shows very well. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $95,000. The right kind of car at the wrong venue. Much more likely to come within reach of the necessary $130,000 at a Monterey Weekend auction than at Meadow Brook. #98-1947 DELAHAYE 135M ThreePosition Cabriolet. Body by Chapron. S/N 800538. Gunmetal/tan leather. RHD. Odo: wire wheels, air conditioning. Fully restored four years ago, literally not driven since. Excellent door and panel fit. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $50,600. Top money for a top example. Buyer got an instant first prize contender at JCNA events. Sill V12s once vied with Sls for top dollar No more—the V12s are just not the sports cars that the early models are. #46-1981 ASTON MARTIN LAGONDA Sedan. S/N L00L13097. Gold/tan leather. LHD. Very original car, museum stored since 1984, which could mean many of its advanced 46 lcms. Tired leather, unfinished repair on left rear fender, lumpy fenders and running boards, older repaint going downhill, plating fair to poor, "brakes very poor!" warning note. Still, a most unusual one-off and could be preserved instead of restored. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $1,050,000. How much more did the owner Sports Car Market front-wheel drive, four-wheel brakes and power steering. Victorian-style body in very good order. Has original batteries. AACA National First winner in 1975. Crawford Museum consignment. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $55,000. Fascinating early car that brought appreciative money for its amazing engineering. #84-1932 BUGATTI TYPE 49 ThreePosition Drophead. Body by Gangloff. S/N 49469. Eng.# L397. Dark blue/black leather. 84,106 km. Wire wheels chromed, Delahaye emblem missing from trunk lid, very clean interior, excellent door and panel fit. Handsome example. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $90,000. No-saled twice in 1991 at $66,000 and $73,000, then again at RM's 2000 Auto Salon auction at $132,000. Last seen at RM's 2002 Phoenix sale, where it missed at $80,000. Finally found a home. GERMAN #95-1938 MERCEDES-BENZ 540K Special Tourer. Body by Sindelfingen. SN 169406. Dark gray/biscuit leather. LHD. Odo: 1,510


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RM - Meadow Brook, MI want? Bid was generous enough considering the car 's general state, and the amount required to bring it to show-winning condition. #67-1962 MERCEDES-BENZ 190SL Roadster. S/N 11210401002. Black/red leather. LHD. Odo: 47,736 lulls. Some pitted chrome, tion, this prancing horse sold a bit below the expected market level. However; GTCs do seem to have softened as of late—at least those in less-than-Platinum condition. #103-1983 FERRARI 512 BBi Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. SIN ZFFJA09 B000048165. Red/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 2,485 Market Reports good condition. Museum display for many years. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $17,600. Advertised when new as "The Cheapest Car in the World" at $375. London-Brighton eligible car at a budget price, but not much else you can do with it. Maybe be the star of the local Fourth of July parade? #49-1907 FORD MODEL S Runabout. S/N 1110N. Green and black/black leather. RHD. Very good older professional restoration floor mat fit off. Otherwise, a very nice SL with excellent paint and upholstery. Offered at no reserve. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $27,500. Price was decent, maybe even a small bargain. The estimate of $40,000 to $50,000 was correct for a #1 condition car, but this car wasn't there. However, it did appear solid all-around and, if it runs out well, the buyer should be quite happy. ITALIAN #91-1967 FERRARI 330 GTC Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 9587. Red/black kms. Good-looking, low-mileage car with excellent door fit. Very clean throughout. Catalog claimed a very recent $8,000 service on the car, which ought to give potential owners pause regarding future maintenance costs. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $71,500. Sold at Christie's 2000 Petersen sale for $82,250. Notes indicate odometer replacement. Injected Boxer models are still in the $75k to $95k range, depending on condition. AMERICAN # 45-1904 ORIENT BUCKBOARD Road- ster. S/N 1431 D. Natural wood/black leather. RHD. Wooden frame, wooden seat, wooden fenders, rear-mounted air-cooled engine all in still shows well. From Crawford Museum display, originally donated by collector famous for accuracy of early Ford restorations. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $29,700. Very strong selling price for an attractive pre-T Ford. We expected more like the high estimate of $20,000. #71-1930 DUESENBERG J Convertible Victoria. Body by Hibbard & Darrin. S/N 2300. Eng.# J277. Dark red/light gray leather. LHD. Odo: 60,222 miles. One-off body with Hibbard & Darrin's unique "Silentlyte" construction, which used aluminum framing instead of wood. leather. LHD. Odo: 66,735 miles. Older restoration. Borranis recently refurbished. Carpet sun faded, a few stone chips here and there, otherwise looks like a nice, honest car. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $71,500. In good "driver" condi- CHARLES S. CRAIL AUTOMOBILES WWW.CHARLESCRAIL.COM 805.568.1934 - FAX 805.568.1533 .....at,_ _ (.04  - Exotic Car Transport ORLANDO FLORIDA Open and Enclosed Carrier Service! 1 ° "Get the whole story of Exotic Car Transport, visit us on the Worldwide Web." , 1938 Bentley 4-1/4 Litre Overdrive Drophead Coupe by Vanden Plas Chassis #B42MR Earl's Court London Motor Show Car. Recent complete restoration at a cost in excess of $120,000 Regal red with beige leather. Ready to show. Reasonably priced at $105,000 November, 2002 1959 BMW 507 Series II Roadster. #70234 Red with black leather interior. Correct engine Exceptional condition throughout. Work completed in 1989 includes repaint, bumpers rechromed, new carpets, soft top and cover . Over $4000 spent on the engine, new mufflers, brakes, and replacing the prop shaft, cardan universal joints, radiator, fuel pump and regulator. One of 252 built. $225,000 1-800-766-8797 www.exoticcartransport.com Nationwide Transport of Exotic, Vintage and Luxury Automobiles Indoor Storage Available 47


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Market Reports #72-1933 AUBURN TWELVE Phaeton Se- dan. S/N 12161A2187H. Two-tone blue/black leather. LHD. Odo: 27,024 miles. Freshly RAI - Meadow Brook, MI An impeccably preserved and maintained older restoration. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $770,000. Lovely, stylish J-Berg with a full provenance from new Short body on a long-wheelbase chassis gives the car extra panache. Sold for the right money #87-1930 CORD L29 Convertible Sedan. S/N 2927039. Maroon/maroon leather. LHD. Chrome wire wheels, rear accessory trunk, restored. Looked terrific with blackwalls and painted wheels, scored first place at ACD National meet first time out in 2000. Very correct car all around. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $95,000. Offered more horsepower per cubic inch compared to other American luxury cars of the era. Not nearly enough money for a car of this caliber and restoration quality. It's not a Salon model, true, but it should have made at least $35,000 more. Woodlight headlights. Older restoration that is still striking throughout. Detailed undercarriage and engine bay. Excellent door fit. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $142,000. A beautiful Classic that's worth at least $160,000. The convertible sedan style shows the Cord design to wonderful advantage. #70-1931 CADILLAC V16 Convertible. Body by Fleetwood. S/N N/A. Eng.# 702619. Black/light blue leather. LHD. Odo: 41,460 niles. From the Otis Chandler Collection. CCCA Senior First Award winner in 2000. Asnew in all areas and absolutely correct. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $275,000. The model that launched Cadillac to the forefront of the American luxury class. Surprisingly strong money— $75k over high estimate—for a convertible despite the excellence of its restoration. We figured $200k would have been close to the top. #94-1933 STUTZ DV32 Dual Cowl Pha- eton. Body by LeBaron. SiN 261560. Burgundy/red leather. LHD. Odo: 218 miles. Ex- Harrah Collection. Superb restoration by Tom Sparks on a possible one-of-a-kind survivor in this body style. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $297,000. Strong money for a Stutz, but this car was flat-out gorgeous and had the right kind ofengine, too. Failed to sellfor $260,000 at RM's Arizona Biltmore sale in January. The bid before commission was about the same here; the seller was more motivated. 48 plenty of documentation. Strong-running Cord with fresh engine. Paint going a bit tired, very good door fit. Clean, legit 810 ready to enjoy or bring up to snuff for show. Full CCCA Classic. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $66,000. Bought by former GM Chairman Bob Stempel for quite a fair price. Okay deal for buyer and seller He'll be fine if he just drives it. To make it a show contender will require the purchase price to be spent all over again. #77-1938 LINCOLN K Convertible Victoria. Body by Brunn. S/N K90002. Blue/ blue. LHD. Odo: 59,343 miles. Striking style and truly Art Deco with most unusual teardrop running board treatment, fender skirts and a gen- original car in all cosmetic areas, including most paint and all of interior. Some wear on front seat. Major mechanical work and new top ten years ago. Superb patina. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $290,000. Close, but no cigar Car was worth more than the low estimate of $300,000 based on its twelve-cylinder engine, great appearance and marvelously original state of preservation. #83-1936 CORD 810 Phaeton. S/N 2037H. Eng.# FB 1309. Dark blue/gray leather. LHD. Odo: 42,477 miles. Original radio, period heater, #59-1934 PACKARD TWELVE FivePassenger Phaeton. S/N 73116. Black/black leather. LHD. Odo: 62,934 miles. Stunningly eral air of dashing elegance. Hard to fault inside or out. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $137,500. Good money for a late K Lincoln, but it was a magnificent car in all respects. The long-wheelbase chassis really complemented the Brunn design, taking away the stubby front end appearance many of these Ks have. #86-1938 CADILLAC SERIES 62 Road- ster. Body by Brunn. S/N 6270919. Red/red leather. LHD. Ordered new by Pulitzer family. Older restoration of a not-totally-successful custom design. Beginning to show some age but still quite presentable. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $125,000. Contrast this Brunn with the '38 Lincoln above and you'll see the difference wheelbase makes. A one-offwhose correct market price is anybody's guess. Obviously, the consignor felt it was worth more than the high offer #69-1940 PACKARD 180 Convertible Se- dan. Body by Darrin. S/N C507382F. Deep red/ tan leather. LHD. Odo: 36,467 miles. From the Otis Chandler Collection and hard to fault in any area. CCCA Senior National First Award winner in 1995. Cond: I. SOLD AT $181,500. Replaced the Twelve as Packard's high-line car in 1940. A gorgeous example of the Darrin style. We thought this one might top the $200k mark before selling, as did a number of other Classic Car enthusiasts at the sale. #75-1947 FORD SPORTSMAN Convert- ible. S/N 799A1617393. Maroon/brown leatherette. LHD. Odo: 1,324 miles. Fine restoration still shows well. No obvious faults, with Sports Car Market


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R/11 - Meadow Brook, MI excellent wood and sheet metal. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $94,600. Strong money for a fine woody and an extremely rare one as well. Would have made a nice his 'n' hers purchase with the Town & Country that preceded it in the sale. Nearly doubled the low estimate of $50k. #74-1948 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY Convertible. S/N 7407068. Dark blue/ blue leather and fabric. LHD. Odo: 16,427 to the nines, but driver's door fit lets the car down. Restored from a good, clean southern example with no big body problems. The '53 Eldo is fast becoming an American car collector icon on a par with the '59 Eldo Biarritz. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $129,800. This may be a world record for a '53 Eldo. The car is a piece of rolling Americana of the highest type and this one is a rare survivor of the original 532car 1953 production run. #79-1957 PONTIAC STAR CHIEF Convertible. S/N P857H33218. Raspberry red, charcoal gray/red and gray vinyl. LHD. Odo: miles. Absolutely faultless restoration on a car that required the works. A stunner in every way and a Meadow Brook winner in 2001. Cond: 1+. SOLD AT $143,000. A good number of outstanding T&Cs have gone to auction lately, but this one put them all in the shade. The best one you're ever likely to see. #101-1953 CADILLAC ELDORADO Convertible. S/N 536297915. White/black and white leather. LHD. Odo: 1,125 miles. Restored Market Reports to 715 Holley carb and top-loader tranny. Claimed numbers-matching example. Looked like a right car. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $71,500. This car reportedly got a previous owner banned from Yellowstone National Park for life. Car sold at a correct market level. Good looking '65s continue to be strong.• 1,840 miles. Wild but correct colors, loaded with factory accessories including Tr-Power engine and continental kit, fender skirts, power everything. Scored 399 out of 400 points at AACA National Meet. Outstanding car. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $71,500. The only thing missing was blue suede shoes. The epitome of '50s US styling in all its eye-popping glory. Seeing as Star Chief fanatics are hard to come by, consider this price market-correct. #99-1965 SHELBY MUSTANG 350GT Coupe. S/N SFM5S479. White/blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: 92,645 miles. Cragar mags. Trunk fit off, good door fit, excellent paint. Changed 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 Italian V if . /r% 01,4 11 Quality Service Since 1960 We are the exclusive shipper for all three major Monterey Auctions. November, 2002  Air-Suckers Scorecard '69 Porsche 912 coupe, NS $5,600, E/K '59 Porsche 3566 1600 convertible, $57,909, B '85 Porsche 944 coupe, NS $3,000, E/K '63 Volkswagen Beetle, NS $5,800, E/K Here, Little Piggy '62 Jaguar Mk 23.8 sedan, $3,150, B '60 Mercedes-Benz 190SL, $14,840, E/K '73 Triumph TR6, $1,620, B '24 Crossley 14 HP tourer, NS $0, B CARSKATES • 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 • HAD. 3" casters • $145 set of 4 (s&h addl) • 2 sets $135 each (s&h adc11) • Same day shipping P & J PRODUCTS 4233 Delemere Blvd., Royal Oak, MI 48073-1804 Toll-Free Phone (888) 647-1879 • Fax (248) 549-4454 www.carskates.corn 'arts.Com. your Italian Car. Visit our website & on-line Catalog for the largest selection of parts and Look to ItalianCarParts.Com for the Quality products you need to restore & maintain accessories on the World Wide Web. 503.655.9811 PO. Box 515 West Linn, OR 97068 USA 49


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Market Reports 83 Bonhams Niirburgring, Germany August 10, 2002 Auctioneers: Simon Kidston, Malcolm Barber Number of automotive lots: 45 Number of automotive lots sold: 23 Sale rate: 51.1% Sale total: $1,426,275 High: Lot #139, 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO Berlinetta, sold for $231,830, including buyer 's premium Buyer 's premium included on sold lots: 15% on first $50,000, 10% thereafter Report by Keith Martin Market opinions in italics The consignments were diverse this year, as bidders could chase anything from a lowly Maserati BiTurbo to a hair-raising Jaguar XJR15. Bookending the sale, a 1973 Alfa Romeo Giulia Super was landed for $4,797, and a 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO Berlinetta went for $231,830. The Ntirburgring sale attempts to present specialized cars to a specialized, pre-assembled audience. The results weren't as good as Bonhams's fall Goodwood sale ($1.4m versus $4.6m), but that may be expected given the extraordinary social climate that exists at Goodwood, which in turn attracts a highly affluent audience. The Niirburgring sale took place one week before the US Monterey weekend, and really didn't provide any new or shocking information on market prices. Bonhams Europe president Simon Kidston did his usual creditable job of assembling interesting cars, and presenting them in a refreshingly honest and straightforward manner. An auction company must make a policy decision when it presents its wares. The two choices are: "Let's get the cars sold by whatever means necessary and work out the problems afterwards," or "Let's tell the bidders as much as we can, and let them make informed decisions, so we won't have so many problems afterwards." Kidston's European auctions clearly fall into the latter category, and we appreciate it.—Keith Martin F or the sixth year in a row, Bonhams conducted an auction in conjunction with the Niirburgring Oldtimer Grand Prix. A solid 51% of the 45 cars offered totaled $1.4m in sales. ENGLISH #105-1961 JAGUAR XICE SI 3.8 Roadster. S/N 875189. Eng.# R1303-9. Gunmetal. LHD. Odo: 50,858 miles. Flat-floor model. Excellent paintwork except for one minor flaw on right 50  blue. LHD. Odo: 999 miles. Competition prepared and stripped. Minor racing scuffs, but otherwise excellent. Lots of spares included. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $7,809. A good buy on a hot little Mini—only a fraction of what it cost to build. #111-1991 JAGUAR XJR-15 Racing Coupe. S/N 004. Blue/black leather. RHD. Odo: 23 miles. 450-hp, 6-liter V12 engine. Cracked Bonhams - Nurburgring Only minor race blemishes. Engine reportedly in good condition. Car complete, and regularly run. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $81,383. Despite high hopes during the 1993 season, the car was regularly plagued by gearbox troubles and never had any finish of note. Subject of Nigel MacKnight 's The Modern Formula 1 Race Car. The cheapest Ferrari-powered Fl ride ever side. Passenger door doesn't close well. Excellent retrim and interior. New soft top. Superb trunk area and underhood. New chrome. Slight ripples on bumpers. A club concours winner. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $46,851. The "flat-floors," so named because of their absence offoot wells, are close to the top of the E-type hierarchy, even if less comfortable than the "bent-floor" models that followed. Fair price. #138-1964 AUSTIN MINI-COOPER Coupe. S/N 585859. Two-tone blue and white/ Odo: 27,857 kms. Automatic, Euro model. New tires. Immaculate leather, carpets good. Doors shut well. Looks impressive. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $64,311. The prices of these bloated, pre-Ford Astons continue to slide. They are competent motorcars, but are really boulevardiers with none of the edginess that Astons were once renowned for At least the new Astons look aggressive. GERMAN #114-1959 PORSCHE 356A 1600 Convert- ible D. Body by Drauz. S/N 86523. Eng.# 74598. Silver metallic/red leather. LHD. Odo: 7,064 miles. Incorrect chassis plate welded to #115-1995 ASTON MARTIN VIRAGE VOLANTE Convertible. S/N SCFDAM 2C6SBL60217. Eng.# 89/60217A. British Racing Green/dark beige leather with green. LHD. front spoiler. Plexiglass side windows. Scuffs on sills, ripples on rear bumper. Originally equipped with one seat for driver, now sporting two. One of 16 race versions, one of three to win a race. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $191,284. Designed by Peter Stevens of Lotus Esprit and Lamborghini Diablo fame, only 50 were built. Winning bid fell squarely within the estimate of $185,000 to $210,000, so let's call this fair. Much more interesting than the poseur XJ 220s with their wimpy 6s. #118-1993 LOLA-BMS-FERRARI T93/30 FORMULA ONE Monoposto. S/N 03. Eng.# 124. Orange and white/black. Ferrari V12 engine. Campaigned by Michele Alboreto and Luca Badoer in 1993 F1, with little success. lir "0, IIP ir••01, *INN" „sollell1111111111111011: shield. Various modern competition features include roll bar, fire system, wide rear tires, larger oil cooler, electronic ignition. Large quantity of spares. Cosmetically good. Offered with FIA Sports Car Market fuel tank. Small amount of localized corrosion under paintwork. New carpets and floor mats. Leather looks original. Overall, a very attractive car. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $57,909. Giant money for a Convertible D. These are destined to live in the shadow of the far prettier Speedster and the more mechanically robust Roadster Color combo helped, as did the fact that it had the fairly rare Super engine. #103-1961 PORSCHE 356B S90 Coupe. S/N 115202. Eng.# 600501. 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Bonhams - Aliirburgring papers, restoration invoices. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $21,752. Viewed realistically, any race car bought at auction can be assumed to need a complete going through. If everything turns out to be in tip-top shape, you 've grabbed the golden ring. More likely, you '11 spend another $10k, but still be in the car right. #131-1964 PORSCHE 356SC 1600 Coupe. S/N 129243. Champagne yellow/red. LHD. Odo: 69,430 miles. Garish original color scheme 1-. SOLD AT $48,500. The market for very nice examples is still strong and the sale price reflects this. You can buy a pig for $15,000, and it will never be as good as a nicely kept original. #108-1974 BMW 2002 TURBO Coupe. S/N 4290002. Eng.# 0002. White/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 82,337 miles. 1990cc, 170-hp fourcylinder. Period alloy wheels. Fender flares and Market Reports No real venue for it in the US, but plenty of opportunities to thrash it in Europe. #116-1987 PORSCHE 959 "KOMFORT" Coupe. SiN WP0222952H5900103. Eng.# 65H00135. Red/silver leather and cloth. LHD. Odo: 75,510 km. Ripples on nose. Rebuilt in looks like strawberries and custard. Good paintwork and panel fit. Nice original interior with corduroy seat centers. Chrome okay. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $14,550. Champagne Yellow is a highly desired color, though it is not a standard combination with the red interior. Bid too low for the last of the 356s with the most powerful and driveable SC engine. Would take about $18k to buy this in the States. #140-1965 MERCEDES-BENZ 230SL Convertible. S/N 11304212-012519. Navy blue/dark blue leather. LHD. Odo: 22,101 km. front spoiler. Panel fit and paintwork good. Engine bay original and immaculate. Very slight dent in driver's door. Beautiful original interior. Stored for 15 years. Second Turbo built. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $25,657. The 2002 Turbo was Europe's first turbocharged production car and only 1,672 were made. The most desirable of the 2002s, and a favorite of Bimmerphiles. Cheap enough for a fun ride. Why wasn't Satch Carlson bidding on this one? #119-1978 PORSCHE 935 K3 TURBO Coupe. S/N 9308900015. Eng.# 6980026. White. LHD. 700-hp twin-turbo engine. Unending race provenance, including four appearances 1994 by Porsche following accident damage 30,000 km since. Lots and lots of documentation. Generally very well presented. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $106,700. A 959 with high mileage and accident history, when most are zero-mile garage queens. And this is a difficult car to actually use due to a lack of shops able to work on them. A buyer for this car at a higher price may be hard to find. ITALIAN #127-1960 ALFA ROMEO 2000 "PRAHO" PROTOTIPO Coupe. Body by Touring. S/N AR10205-00001. Eng.# AR00204-01345. Silver gray/beige and brown Automatic. Becker Brescia radio. Chrome faded in places. Recent repaint to generally good standard, replacement front fenders. Leather retrim, new carpets. White striped tires. Ex-US car. No reserve. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $20,079. SLs can reach the high estimate of $38,880 and beyond (see Lot #113), but there are so many of the 230/ 250/280 series that they need to be faultless. This one wasn't and earned exactly what it should have. #113-1970 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SL Convertible. S/N 11304410015473. Eng.# 105853. White/blue leather. LHD. Odo: 48,884 at Le Mans and five at Niirburgring. Interior stripped. Various stress cracks, but otherwise restored to useable standards. Race car panel fit. Engine bay and chassis clean. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $155,200. Sold by Christie's in 1986 for $454,863. Started frequently during viewing and sounded great—perhaps the horsepower frightened away the bidders. With a provenance this strong, the seller was right to wait for a more appreciative audience. #102-1982 BMW 635 CSi GROUPA COMPETITION Coupe. S/N E24RA2. White, blue, red and yellow. LHD. Ex-BMW Italy race car leather. LHD. Odo: 833 kms. Touring's attempt to style a 2000 coupe. Totally original, excepting 1966-vintage paint, which is holding up well. Chrome fading on front and rear bumpers, otherwise good. Leather sagging but acceptable. Wacky dashboard popular with viewers. Great interior. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $39,770. Too many design features to list, but it takes a real connoisseur to appreciate this car, whose slightly American styling (read that as an Edsel wearing glasses) is not what the average Alfa collector is looking for. Belongs in a museum. #136-1962 MASERATI 3500GT Coupe. Body by Touring. S/N 1011144. Gray/black leather. LHD. Odo: 39,299 miles. Cheap respray miles. Exceptionally original except for recent repaint to high standard. Many options including Mexico Olympia tape player, Hirschmann antenna, ski rack and four-speed. Excellent carpets and leather. Service manuals and keys. Clean underhood. Repainted in 2000. Cond: November, 2002 driven by Kelleners in the European Touring Car Championship until 1987. Modern roll cage. Heavily worn paint has various blemishes. Tape around windshield. Cracked front spoiler. Underside showing corrosion. Just an old race car. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $20,525. Cheap enough for a serious competition car with some history. over ripply body. Bumpers missing. Modern gear lever. Leather seats sagging. Tarnished kick plates. Doors shut appallingly. Lots of overspray. Chrome pitted. Trunk area like a garden shed. Engine bay untouched. Runs well. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $18,406. If it had six more cylinders and a horsey badge, it would be worth twice this amount. Alas, it doesn't have either 51


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Market Reports Fair price, and if the new owner just drives it without trying to restore it, interesting fun for the money. #135-1967 LAMBORGHINI 350GT Coupe. Body by Touring. S/N 0811. Eng.# 0788. Light blue metallic/black leather. LHD. Odo: 49,958 miles. Interim two-seat 350GT model with 4-liter engine. Touring badges missing on hood, chrome faded, door rubbers unstuck, leather worn. Corrosion evident on sills. A tired driver. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $58,976. Not even a prize winner at a county fair, this old cow was wisely released at the high bid But wait—deal unwound when engine was discovered to be a 3.5-liter instead of the claimed 4.0. Sold later at this year Goodwood auction for $35,880 (page 32). #106A-1967 LAMBORGHINI 400GT Coupe. Body by Touring. S/N N/A. Gray/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 69,151 kms. $100k factory restoration just completed. Very good paint and panel fit. Immaculate interior and engine bay, except air filters missing factory decals. Original Miura wheels. Slight windshield delamination. Excellent chrome, except for right side window. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $121,929. Given the $174,650 Bonhams got for a 400GT at Quail Lodge this past August, we would have to say their prices are on the rise. However, Lambos in poor condition are still $35k to $50k cars. #137-1969 ISO RI VOLTA Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N N/A. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 66,219 miles. Automatic. Ripply from Heini Mader. Rebuilt ten years ago, last run on a circuit in 1995. FG400 gearbox. Said to be complete and ready to run. Engine turned over every week by hand (a BMW riddler?). Nicely presented throughout. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $22,310. A lot of excitement on the block for Arturo Merzario 's swan song. Of course, everyone wanted the BMW engine. #139-1985 FERRARI 288 GTO Berlinetta. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 52729. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 40,380 miles. No service Odo: 89,154 kms. SV bodywork with Jota mechanical specifications undertaken by factory. Unrestored chassis and suspension. Recently rebuilt engine. Driver's door rippled. Driver's seat leather worn. Non-original gear knob. Drives superbly, runs well. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $189,150. SVs are changing hands in the $150,000 to $200,000 range, so this car should be considered fairly bought. #109-1984 MERZARIO M84-BMW FORMULA TWO Monoposto. S/N F2 M.84-01. Red/black. Powered by a BMW 2-liter engine Bonhams - Nurbur rin • Leather interior heavily worn, soft top torn. Italian registration papers. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $5,801. The low valuation of this car shows just how much bad product history the new Maserati has to overcome. When in perfect condition, BiTurbos offer scintillating performance. But they're only perfect for about ten minutes at a time, between rebuilds. #126-1991 BMS-DALLARA-JUDD 191 FORMULA ONE Monoposto. SN 023. Eng.# JV08. Red. Judd V10 engine, six-speed transmission. Driven to third place at Imola and sixth at Monaco in 1991. Sharp red paint makes car look like a Ferrari. Said to be in running order and complete. Impressive appearance. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $80,316. Another Fl car well-landed. Should be relatively simple to maintain, and will provide the new owner a chance to run with the big dogs for what amounts to Formula One pocket change. AMERICAN #122-1958 KURTIS KRAFT KK500GOFFENHAUSER "McKAY SPECIAL" Indy Racer. S/N KI(500G2/15. Eng.# 255-221. Yellow/black leather. Offy four-cylinder 4.2liter engine. Raced in 1958, '59 and '60 Indy books, though vendor maintains new turbos were installed in 2000. Repainted. Engine very well presented. Lots of recent bills, including new valves and timing belts completed in June 2002. Ripples on doors. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $231,830. Absence of service books and presence of a repaint are two frightening conditions fora 288 GTO, which is why this car was bought for about $50,000 less than market. #101-1988 MASERATI BITURBO paintwork, original leather seats, aftermarket seat belts. Modem radio in middle of dash, dash knobs missing. Interior untidy. Side badges absent. Poor chrome, average underhood. Sill strips missing. Mini-Lites and modem Goodyears. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $13,386. Typical money for a typical Rivolta. Is it any coincidence that so many examples seem to so aptly echo their name? #134-1971 LAMBORGHINI MIURA SV SPECIALE Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N 4878. Eng.# 30644. Red/black leather. LHD. 52  Spyder. S/N ZAM333BOOHA 1 01571. Red/ beige leather. LHD. Odo: 71,712 kms. 2.0-liter V6, manual shift. Aftermarket steering wheel. 500s, driven by Jerry Unser, Chuck Weyant and Gene Force. Chassis and body immaculate. Recent $150,000 restoration. Well presented. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $53,544. Very well bought considering the amount invested Eligible in all sorts of vintage events, and a screamer to boot. Might bring more in front of a US crowd • Off the Beaten Path '57 Pontiac Star Chief cony., $71,500, RM '80 Hemi Mercedes-Benz 450SL, $31,005, E/K '56 Ford Parklane, NS $16,750, E/K '85 Buick Riviera Hearse, $6,784, E/K '99 Cadillac DeVille pickup, $25,440, E/K '34 Ford hot rod coupe, $28,885, E/K Sports Car Market


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The 6th Annual BARRETT-JACKSON INSIDER'S SEMINAR Presented by PASSPORT or-wr  amr-wz-zi Arm. r r rz-mz".•Pz.r.r" t1-4PrL• USAPPRAISAL AUTOMOBILE APPRAISAL FINANCIAL SERVICES Premier An Inside Look at the Barrett-Jackson Auction Keith Martin, Cindy Banzer and the experts from the SCM staff invite you to join them for three information-packed seminars, held on-site at the world's largest collector car auction, BarrettJackson. Participants will be part of an exclusive, intimate group that will participate in no-holdsbarred discussions of the collector car market as well as hands-on examinations of cars that are going to be crossing the block. Seminars will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings. Sunday, SCM analysts will be available to examine cars and answer questions. A different carcollecting topic will be featured at each seminar, plus short presentations on the best ways to insure, ship, lease and appraise your collector cars. After each discussion, there will be ample time for you to ask direct questions about the auction experience. We guarantee you'll get straight answers. Topics will include: What's going on in the market today. How to decide how much to bid. When to walk away from a car. The secrets of buying and selling on the block. How to tell when a car reaches its reserve. How to examine a car like a pro. All this and more will be discussed candidly. The Field Walk Each day, as part of the seminar, you can join the well-known "Field Walk," when the group, escorted by Keith and other SCM experts, will take a "hands-on" look at the cars you are interested in and evaluate them with you. 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 $275, $500 for two for SCM subscribers. (Non-subscribers, $325/$600.) Tuition is refundable, less a $50 processing fee, if requested prior to January 7, 2003. 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 . We'll see you there. SPACE IS LIMITED! DEADLINE - December 20, 2002 (Reservations are accepted on a first-come 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  Payment in Full Required 01Enclosed is my check made out to Sports Car Market (or) Charge my VISA/MC Total Amount $  Card #  Signature  Send this form to SCM B-J Insider's Tour 2003 P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292 Fax 503/253-2234; Phone 503/261-0555 x206; e-mail: david.slama@sportscarmarket.com • And Much, Much More... Exp. Date  Zip  • Which Cars are Hot Today • Unlimited Consultation with the SCM Professionals F TCS s wvv w.barret • The Field Walk: Experts Help You Inspect Cars Sports Car Market Insider's Tour at Barrett—Jackson January 15-19, 2003 • 3 Daily Seminars, (Thurs-Sat, 1/16-18)


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Alfa Romeo Profile 1983 GTV-6 2.5 Liter Chassis number: ZARAA6698D1005057 As described by the seller on eBay Motors: No repair has been spared on this car, when any was needed. There has been extensive attention to maintain the car in original working order. This car is best purchased by someone who knows Alfas and appreciates them. The car starts on a dime and runs strong and cool. The air conditioning blows cold. The dash has no noticeable cracks (this is extremely rare for these vehicles and is an indication of how well this car has been stored and cared for.) The paint is very good, but is not in showroom condition. All in all, I have never seen a more original-condition GTV-6. The car has been my daily driver for the last three years. It has new donuts and new rubber for the driveshafts, as well as a new clutch master cylinder, brake master cylinder and four new tires. It has a CD player, though I have the original plastic that the radio sits in, in case anybody wants to return it to a completely original car and make it into a show car. Of all the GTV-6s I have seen, this one has the most potential to get there with the least cost. The car has been in California for most of its life, so it is free of rust. The paint is believed to be original and in good condition. The odometer reads 48,800 miles, but this cannot be verified. I would say it is really about 80,000 miles. These cars are notorious for having their speedometers fail, thus throwing off the whole mileage accuracy issue. The engine starts, stops and idles without any problems. The car has high oil pressure and an oil pressure gauge that really works. It also has low oil consumption (about one quart for every 3,500 miles). I have used Mobil 1 synthetic oil on the car for the last three years and have regularly changed it every 3,500 miles. It leaves no oil stains when parked. All gauges work and are in excellent condition. There are no melted dials, as I have seen on other Alfas. The black leather seats show little to no wear, with no tears nor sun cracking. On the down side, the brakes squeal, there are three dings on the body, the passenger window does not go up as fast as it should, the horn hesitates to honk (it will work if you press hard), and the car is missing the washer liquid bottle. With medium work it could be of showroom caliber. If you do not know Alfas, don't buy this car. If you do, you will be proud to own this. This car, item 1846293935 on eBay Motors, sold for $4,000. The sale received one bid and ended on July 30, 2002. The price paid is at the 1976 BMW 2002 Coupe Lot #114, S/N 2393152 Condition: 3 Comparables "The Auction"; Las Vegas, Nevada; October 27, 2000 Sold at $6,000 SCM ID# 10796 Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  SCM Investment Grade:  1980-1986 20,400 $16,983 (1981) $3,000 - $4,000 $250 $50 On bulkhead On intake side of engine block AROC, 10 Raskin Road, Morristown, NJ 07960 www.aroc-usa.org Porsche 914-4, Alfa Milano, BMW 2002, Toyota Supra, Honda CRX top ofSCM's Price Guide, but it not much money for a whole lot of car The GTV-6 appeared in 1981 at a time that Alfa was severely strapped for development funds. As a result, it is one of the very few Alfa models created by mixing and matching components from the parts bin. The mildly tuned 2.5-liter V6 engine ofthe 1979 Alfa 6 was shoehorned into an upgraded 1975 Alfetta GTV body Enthusiasm for an Alfa coupe with a rear transaxle and de Dion suspension was tempered by the knowledge that nothing about the car was really new. In addition, it competed in a market filled with great, trouble-free sports cars. Over two decades, however, the GTV-6 has proved to be one of the more reliable Alfa models, even after logging well over 100k miles. Due to a faulty lot of head gaskets, early GTV6s had a propensity to puke water into their oil, and water pumps were problematic. But most of those troubles have been handled by now. What will always be expensive is the servicing of the driveline flexible joints (there are three, and they cost about $100 each) and replacing the in-board rear brakes. Further, the robust engine in the GTV-6 (100,000 miles before valve jobs is not unheard of) is let down by the pathetic build quality of the body interior and switchgear. In mute testimony to Alfa's lack of faith in its own electric window motors, every GTV-6 came with a manual window crank in the glovebox. But a good GTV-6 can be an inexpensive and low-key pocket rocket. As they have now been in circulation for over 20 years, enthusiasts have found ways to tweak the suspension and drivetrain to make them perform far better than they did when new (transplanting a 3-liter engine from the Milano Verde is a common upgrade). The problem with buying a car like this over the Internet is the lack of information that only a detailed, on-site inspection can provide. However, the seller offered a Web address containing more than 100 photographs of the car, showing it to be in approximately #2+ condition. For those acclimated to Alfa ownership, this is a most attractive car It has low mileage (we think) for its age, and everything works. For preventive maintenance, the new owner should replace the timing belt, its (surely leaking) hydraulic detensioner, and have a good Alfa mechanic perform a complete checkover At $4,000, the new owner still has a little room to spend some money and not be completely underwater. However, he should be aware that whatever he spends is an investment in pleasure that won't show up at resale time.—Pat Braden (Historic data and photo courtesy of auction company)• ib 1970 Porsche 914 Targa Lot #418, S/N 4702901140 Condition: 3 "The Auction"; Las Vegas, Nevada; April 20, 2002 Sold at $7,560 SCM ID# 28274 411P•  • gat,


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Alfa Romeo Classifieds ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. s  1931 6C18C 2600, Touring Le Mans Spider s/n 101014852. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors. com. $625,000. 858-454-1800. Fax 858454-1890. CA 1934 TIPO B, (P3) Scuderia Ferrari Monoposto s/n 50003. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors. corn. P.O.A. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-4541890. CA 1937 8C 2900B, Touring Mille Miglia Spider s/n 412021. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com . $2,500,000. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-4541890. CA 1959 GIULIETTA, Sprint Veloce s/n 07502. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com . $29,000. 858454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 1959 TOURING 2000 SPIDER, blackplate Califomia car in climate controlled storage since 1969, 33,000 miles, black/red upholstery and carpets, very straight and original, water and gasoline drained for storage, so no dead car smell. $7,500 firm. 530550-9031. CA 1963 SPRINT SPECIALE, Giulia, cardi- nal red, very good mechanicals, complete, body, exterior needs upgrade of previous restoration, sound, strong, beautiful, historic, mechanical rebuild 2002, Tipo 120, highly tuned, price to sell. $16,000. 802365-7674. VT 1966 GIULIA, GTC convertible, rare, 1,000 made, all original and restored, red, best offer over $16,000. 805-241-0250. CA 1967 4R ZAGATO, red w/black fenders, original grey interior, very low miles, 70th of 92 built, probably the nicest one anywhere. P.O.R. guiliasuper1967@ aol.com, Fred Schueddekopp, 360-5888311. WA 1967 GTV, Vintage racer set-up for vintage 2.5 challenge w/Norman race group 1750. 2 sets of wheels, 2 transmissions. Spare new 2-liter motor. Very competitive, red w/white stripe. P.O.R. guiliasuper 1967@aol.com, Fred Schueddekopp, 360588-8311. WA 1967 GIULIA GT VELOCE, 2.0, French blue, tan int, roll bar, special performance street racing, too many things to list, best offer over $14,000. 805-241-0250. CA 1969 GTV, red, 1 owner, 56K miles, Webers. $12,500. 570-223-8691 nights. PA 1973 MONTREAL, unrestored, runs strong, body good, some poor areas, interior fair, great project car, 55,000 miles. tbeckay@ameritech.net $6,500 negotiable. 1986 SPIDER VELOCE, black, black leather, very good condition. $7,500. 410749-4386. MD• Largest online parts and accessories catalog with factory part numbers, images, parts diagrams, and online ordering! / Original parts and hard to find NOS. /Rebuilds, sheetmetal, 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 www.alfapartscatalog.com Re-Originals 13601 FM 529 Suite I Houston, TX 77041 Phone 713-849-2400 Fax 713-849-2401 Alfa Romeo: 1900 Sprint 2nd Series 1900 SS Touring 2nd & 3rd Series Giulietta/GiuliaSprint All Series Giulietta/Giulia SS Giulietta 1300 & Guilia 1600 Spider 2000/2600 Touring Spider Giulia Super 1750-2000 Berlina Giulia Sprint GT, GTV Duetto Round Tail Spider Kamm-Tail Spider Montreal Alfetta GTV 2000 - GTV6 2500 TZ-1 & TZ-2 2600 Sprint Zagato Maserati: 3500 GT Touring 3500 GTI Touring 3500 Vignale Spider Ghibli Coupe/Spider Indy Mexico Mistral Coupe Quattroporte Series III Sebring 1 & 2 November, 2002  Ferrari: 250 Cabriolet Series 2 250 SWB California Spider 250 LWB California Spider 250 GTE 275 GTB/2 & GTB/4 330/365 GTC & GTS 365 GTB/4 Daytona Dino 206 GT - 246 GT - 246 GTS 4D,308 All Models Cao328 All Models (Z1=0330/365 GTC 365 and 512 Boxer Porsche: 356 Pre-A 356 A 356 B Speedster Convertable D/Roadster Apollo !so Grifo Fiat 600 Multipla Detomaso Pant era Lamborghini Miura Intermeccanica Italia 55


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Etceterini and Friends Profile 1962 Fiat Jolly Chassis number: 1206467 aunched at the 25th Geneva Salon in March 1955, the Fiat 600 was designed by Dante Giacosa. This successor to the Fiat 500 "Topolino" ("Mickey Mouse") mini-car was hailed as "an intriguing car with a future...[showing] how a rearrangement of the basic components can often result in a considerable saving of space." L With a water-cooled, rear-mounted in-line 633cc four-cylinder engine and all-around independent suspension, the 600 could carry four adults at over 65 miles per hour and sold for the equivalent of $944. It proved a huge success: at the beginning of the '60s production topped a million units and had reached 2.6 million by the time the model finally ceased production in 1970. Alongside the standard sedans and the forward control six-seated Giariniera—a precursor of the modern minivan—some of Italy's finest coachbuilders used the sturdy little platform of the Fiat 600 as the basis for a fascinating variety of custom coachwork. Perhaps the most popular of these was the Ghia Jolly. With wicker seats and the option of a fringed top to shield its occupants from the Mediterranean sun, the Jolly was adored by wealthy playboys like Fiat chief Gianni Agnelli, who carried Jollys on the decks of their luxury yachts like a kind of shore-going dinghy. Though the total number ofJollys built is not known, the number must have been small, for the Ghia shops lacked the room for quantity production. This particular Jolly, the property of an English nobleman who has owned it from new, is currently registered in California. It is fitted with a Surrey top and benefits from the 767cc power unit introduced for the 1960 model year. Described by the vendor as being in stunning condition, this charming little car is finished in cream. Its total recorded mileage is just over 21,000 miles and the basket weave seats have pale gray and cream covers. Years produced  This car sold for $21,160, including buyer 's premium, at the Bonhams Quail Lodge sale held August 17, 2002. The micro car world is somewhat removedft-om the mainstream of collector cars, and is often thought of as being a little weird by the rest of us. But make no mistake, the micro people are as serious and as passionate about their collecting as those who pursue Duesenberg SJs and Ferrari GTOs. Number produced  Original list price  Chassis #  Engine #  Tune-up  Distributor cap  Club  Alternatives  Further, if one looks at post-WWII entry lists for the Mille Miglia, more than half of the racers were either pure micro cars, or specials based on micro cars. Isettas, Renault 4CVs, and Fiat Topolinos battled each other as fiercely as did the large-displacement Maseratis and Jaguars. Let us also not forget that the ubiquitous Topolino was used as the base for most of the highly praised Etceterini marques. Siata, Giaur, Giannini, Stanguellini and Taraschi are a few of the better known, but more than 50 small racing makes were based on Fiat's little mouse. The car pictured here makes no such pretensions. In 1962 Italy was no longer hungry and somber—it wanted to have fun and play. Introduced in 1957 as the Nuova 500 Jolly and coachbuilt by Ghia, it was cute and impractical for anything but driving on the sunny beaches of the Mediterranean. As the years went on, the engine displacement increased. This example has a "big" 767cc unit. 1959-61 N/A $1,760 Left side of firewall Left side of crankcase support $150 $20 Fiat Jolly Register, 3012 Ardsley Dr., Orlando, FL 32804 Mini Moke, Citroen Mehari, motorized rickshaw And why shouldn't they be? Even before WWII, micro cars were produced virtually everywhere that larger automobiles were built. They were the transition from motorized bicycle (or horse-drawn conveyance) to fullsized cars, offering the twin attractions of some weather protection and a little cargo carrying capacity. True, they didn't have much of either, but try carrying home a basket of groceries in the pouring rain on a bicycle. For those who scoff at micro cars ' minuscule powerplants and twodigit horsepower ratings, let me remind you that the first Sebring race was won by a Crosley Hotshot, America's own entry in the micro car . field, and that Crosley engines powered the most innovative homegrown class of racing in the '50s, H modified. 1962 Fiat Jolly Lot #221, S/N 604814 Condition: 1 Bonhams; Monte Carlo, Monaco; May 12, 2001 Sold at $21,058 SCM ID# 23578 56  Probably the main reason for the relative scarcity of Jollys was rust, a common denominator for all steel-bodied cars of the period One would hope that the English nobleman who owned this car had a villa on the Riviera, and used it only on sunny days. The 21,000 miles indicated is a lot for a Jolly, but the car appeared to be in decent driving condition. What about the price? As with all cars that are bought as trinkets, it's relative. A fully restored ex- ample sold for $39,100 at Christie's Pebble Beach auction in 1999, and that sale is the primary reason we have seen at least one at each Monterey auction since. Jollys are relatively scarce in the US; a search of eBay Motors and Traderonline showed just one for sale, described as in excellent condition and having covered just 5,672 miles, with an asking price of $26,500. However; that doesn't mean there aren't a few cosmetically challenged Jollys lurking in garages that can be bought for less than half that. In any event, given the inflationary nature of the Monterey weekend, it appears the new owner of this car paid a fair price. I wish him many happy sunny drives on the sand—Raymond Milo (Historic data and photo courtesy of auction company)• COn1ParableS Christie's; Pebble Beach, California; August 28, 1999 Sold at $39,100 SCM ID# 1822 Lot #25, S/N 10001308509 Condition: 3 1962 Fiat Jolly Sports Car Market


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Etceterini & Friends Classifieds ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. DELAHAYE 1948 135, Coupe de Ville, body by Pennock, very solid original car, Cotal gearbox, runs well. $35,000. 732-938-5326. NJ DELOREAN 1983 5-spd, black leather, 40,000 miles, garaged, original, books, 2nd owner, 9 out of 10. $14,500 obo. 518-562-8298 work. 518-293-7313 eves. NY 1983 original owner, 9K miles, automatic, gray leather, mint condition, new wife says clean out the garage, my loss, your gain. $19,900. Jackrit, 614-890-7005. OH FACEL VEGA 1962 FACEL II, best in the world, First Place at Pebble Beach, metallic burgundy, beige interior, 2 owners from new, rare 4spd with 390 hp, disc brakes, a/c, Borranis. bmilner@carat-na.com $110,000. 310478-0555. CA FIAT 1977 124, convertible, red exterior, tan interior, low miles, engine in good condition, body needs little work. jmdillon111 @aol.com $5,500 negotiable. 1981 X1/9, original, correct car. Cromodora wheels. 5-speed. 130K miles. $1,200 obo. 503-232-0842. OR ISO 1967 GRIFO, Red/black, low miles, 4speed, Campys, excellent original interior, rust free, recent paint. www.continental autosports.com $44,900. 630-655-3535. IL 1973 LELE, fast, comfortable & reliable Bertone-bodied grand tourer, factory fitted Ford 351 Cleveland motor, cold a/c, automatic, full power, 43,882 miles, excellent throughout. $17,900 obo. 954-522-9900. FL LAMBORGHINI 1968 MIURA, Prototype roadster s/n 3498. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com . $450,000. 858454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 1971 ESPADA, 20,000 miles, no rust, Miura wheels, all tools, beautiful car in green metallic, complete history. $24,900 ono. 860455-9030. CT 1973 ESPADA SERIES II, partially restored, for parts or to finish restoration, painted, upholstery done, has most parts, extra parts included. $10,000. 304-842-2206 eve. WV 1975 JARAMA S, chassis #10495, red, black leather, US version, 60,211 km, fresh service including rebuilt distributor and carbs by Bob Wallace, runs and drives excellent with very good cosmetics, one of only 150 S-types built, a true 160 mph car. $27,500. 619-850-6661. CA 1983 5000S, white (non-pearl) over black, 13,691 miles, wing, all documents, excellent throughout. $65,000. 740-342-5342. OH LANCIA 1952 B-20, rhd, V6, twin carb, navy/black, stored in Monaco since 80's, recent completion of Rally Monte Carlo, multi-event eligible. $32,500. Rick Mayo, 540-832-0544. VA 1957 AURELIA B24S, convertible, blue Azzurro, brand new black leather interior, body stripped to bare metal and repainted, new rebuilt engine, kept original by Lancia technician of the day. $65,000. 9 14-6324039. 718-920-1401. NY 1982 ZAGATO, red/black, 60K, great condition, rebuilt head & steering rack, new top, interior, wheels, tires, exhaust, more, no winters, nice southern car, serious inquiries only, please. $3,300. 518-869-1278. Fax 518-869-7411. NY MASERATI 1946  4CL-1500,  Supercharged monoposto s/n 1581. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors. corn. $575,000. 858-454-1800. Fax 858454-1890. CA 1963 3500GT, Red/black, the most desirable spec. late example: 5-speed, disc brakes, wire wheels, converted to Webers (original fuel injection included). New tires. A wonderful car to drive. Strong mechanicals. www.continentalautosports. corn, $34,900. 630-655-3535. IL PANTERA 1973 red with flames, new motor, wheels, tires and clutch, cherry, no rust, Palm Springs car, ice cold air. $30,000 obo. 760228-3187. CA 1987 GT5-S, white and black, 9,000 miles, ex-Carroll Shelby, exceptional. 757-2201752. 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German Car Profile 1986 Porsche 928 Factory Custom 4-door Sedan Chassis number: WPOJB0921HS y the early 1970s, Porsche management decided that the 911 model would eventually have to be replaced by a more modern design. The new model would feature a water-cooled V8 front-mounted engine with its transmission and differential combined in a rearmounted transaxle for excellent weight distribution. The chassis featured all independent suspension and four-wheel disc brakes. The near equal weight distribution meant that the 928 would theoretically have far better straight-line stability than the 911 with its engine overhanging the rear axle. B In 1986 Porsche and AMG built the prototype pictured here—a custom 928 four-door sedan. One cannot help but conjecture that this variant may have been a prototype for a new 928 that would have created a completely new market niche, further distancing it from the 911. According to current Porsche designer Harm LaGaay, this rare and unusual car was delivered to Heinz Prechter, founder and CEO of ASC (American Sunroof Corporation), whose large automotive aftermarket firm headquartered just south of Detroit enjoyed a close relationship with the factory. The workmanship of this conversion is impeccable, being the equal or better of the legendary fit and finish of a new Porsche. The entire cabin, for instance, is lined in sumptuous burgundy leather to match the exterior paintwork. Having recently enjoyed a tune-up and recharge of the air conditioning system, this intriguing 928 runs like a new car—as it should, since the odometer shows only 5,520 documented original miles. The question is: Is this a sports car, a family sedan, or the world's fastest limousine? Judging by its unique appearance and specifications, it likely qualifies as all of the above. What a marvelous way to elicit a double-take from all those snooty hotel concierges who think they know the world's exotic cars. Year produced  Number produced  Original list price  This unusual factory custom Porsche was offered at no reserve at the RM Monterey auction, August 16, 2002, and sold for $44,000. The sale price, including buyer's premium, was slightly below the $45,000 low estimate. In the '80s there were constant debates inside Porsche about widening its product offering to include bigger sporting cars, and at several points Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  The tremendous fiscal success of the Boxster has provided funds for Porsche to invest in new products, and the giant margins and high volumes afforded by the SUV segment are hard for any automotive executive to resist. Mercedes-Benz and BMW have both taken the plunge into SUVland with great success. In fact, the M-Class now vies with the E-Class as the best-selling Mercedes in the US. Given their technological prowess and relationship with VW, it seems a small leap for Porsche to enter the SUV market, too. And if they succeed in making an SUV that actually handles, it will probably sell very well. I have already spoken with several PCA owners with deposits on Cayennes. It is indeed possible that the fiber of the Porsche brand will stretch over to this new SUV. Horizontal bulkhead forward of engine On rear-most engine case near flywheel Porsche Club of America, Factory custom prototypes with odd body shapes based on cars that didn't sell well along the way full-scale mock-ups and driveable prototype four-door and four-seat cars were developed. One look at this example (or any of the others) reaffirms one's faith in Ferry Porsche's gut reaction to each and every one of them: No thanks. Let's take a moment to think about Porsche's latest four-door machine, the Cayenne. It's easy for the casual observer to become convinced that Porsche 's focus should be the creation of a new generation of alloybodied, world-beating 550 Spyders or plastic-bodied 904 race cars. The reality is that these cars sold in tiny quantities and made little money directly for Porsche, although the publicity value was significant P.O. Box 5900, Springfield, VA 22150 www.pca.org Of course, the overall economics of the moment has much to do with the ultimate sales volumes to be achieved. Ferry was right not to build the fourdoor 928. But Wendelin Wiedeking may also be right to build the Cayenne. My concern, given that the SUV market seems to have peaked, would be more for his lousy timing than his lousy idea. But back to the four-door pictured here. As a one-off the price is the price, and there is no concern about what all the other factory four-door 928s will now be worth. There are none. Of course, you have to wonder a great deal about how this contraption will drive. I am sure the handling wasn't helped by a wheelbase approximately one foot longer than stock and an addition of hundreds of pounds in weight. And remember, the original 928 was not a light car to begin with. The factory had to use wildly expen- 1986 1 N/A $600 $40 sive aluminum doors to pare some of the excess pork from their creation. Plus, any original 928 is more of a freight train than a nimble rally car So this extra long, extra heavy version is mostly for cruising, which makes it just like most modifieds and hot rods: mainly for show, not too much go. As a true Porsche factory oddity, this creation will always have some value. But it won't appreciate at the head of the market. For someone who wants to get lots of attention at the next Porsche Parade, here is just the ticket. For the rest of us, I'm not quite sure what we would do with this one for the other 51 weeks of the year—Jim Schrager (Historic data and photo courtesy of auction company)• Comparables Barrett-Jackson; Scottsdale, AZ; January 17, 2002 Sold at S'(, 1978 Cadillac Eldorado "El Camino" Truck Lot #916, S/N 6L4798Q300792 Condition: 3- 58 Mecum; Crystal Lake, IL; November 3, 2000 Not sold at $7,250 1972 Chevrolet Corvette Wagon Lot #77, S/N N/A Condition: 4 Sports Car 8 -e


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Porsche Gesprach / Jim Schrager Don't Get Bent Out of Shape ear Mr. Schrager: I recently witnessed the front hood of a 356 being bent by auction personnel at a major auction. It looked really bad, as the hood actually was creased right in front of the hood hinges. Is it really that big a deal? Can't a good shop repair this rather simply? What went wrong?—T.C., via phone Dear T.C.: Yes, I saw that too. It's every auction company's nightmare, to have one of their employees accidentally cause damage to a car for which they are fully responsible. To be fair, given the hundreds of types of different cars that auction companies have to start and drive, overall they do quite a good job of moving consignments around without causing any problems. But nonetheless, the hood on this 356 got bent. To a guy like me who knows how hard it is to repair a bent 356 hood effectively, it was a very big deal indeed. The problem is that the hood on a 356 is a large stamping, with its compound curves supported only by a modest perimeter frame. Once bent, they are never quite the same. The hinges on a 356 are quite clever, but must be operated correctly. To lower the hood, you raise it a bit near the top of its travel, causing the cam inside the latch to move one notch, which allows the hood to be lowered. There are no springs or hydraulic cylinders. If you try to close the hood by pushing down on it without first lifting up, you will bend it. Especially on the early 356s, which had the gas cap under the hood, it's not uncommon to find hoods bent by enthusiastic gas station attendants who were just trying to help out. There's a reason that ads for some of the very best 356s often say "original unbent hood." Dear Mr. Schrager: I am looking at a 1973 911S coupe that seems like a nice enough car It runs okay, but its power doesn't blow me away Lifi hood before closing to maintain a wrinkle-free look like I thought it would. The fellow is selling it with a "rebuilt motor" and he has a list of parts that went into it, but no receipt for labor It seems a previous owner was an aerospace engineer and he rebuilt it himself I have read that the 356 is rather tricky to rebuild and I imagine the 911 even more so. Should I trust this engine?—S.B., via e-mail Dear S.B.: There is no way that a "backyard" 911 rebuild will be worth as much as a rebuild completed by a reputable shop. But, on the other hand, the 911 engine is very well engineered and it is entirely possible to have an amateur job, done by someone with good mechanical Dfaue tine Insure with J.C. Taylor Antique Automobile Insurance Agency 1-888-ANTIQUE (1-888-268-4783) www.jctaylor.corn November, 2002 59


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skills and attention to detail, turn out quite well. When you say "doesn't blow me away," I don't know what your expectations are. Have you driven other S models? Did you get the car high enough into its rev range (above 6,000 rpm) for the power to really come on? Are you comparing it to modern Porsches? While the 2.4-liter 911S has explosive power (190 horsepower, 158 foot-pounds of torque) for its era, it really takes a back seat to some of the latter-day production from Stuttgart. For instance, a 1995 non-Turbo 993 will produce 272 horsepower and 243 foot-pounds of torque. Your best bet is to have someone familiar with the '73 S drive the car and give you his opinion. Also, have the engine in the '73 very carefully inspected and tested by a good shop. Check the compression, but also have a 911 pro look carefully at the way the engine is put together. For example, does it have the Carrera chain tensioner update? To do this, you have to trim the aft piece of engine shroud. Was it carefully done? We once inspected a 911 that was a homemade rebuild and someone had inserted the air deflectors between the cylinders improperly. Are the air filters correct to the car and installed properly? Does all the wiring look tidy? These are all minor items, but a careful engine rebuilder will attend to details, even if he's not a Porsche specialist. If everything checks out, and you get a modest discount for the home rebuild, you'll probably be all right. Dear Mr: Schrager: What do you suggest we read in addition to SCM to keep on top of the current Porsche market? And where are the best places to look to find our next Porsche?—E.M., via e-mail Dear E.M.: Your two questions really have one answer, as by looking at classifieds and on-line auctions for Porsches, you'll start to get an idea of the range of asking prices. For hard market info, nothing beats SCM because it focuses on real sales, and backs those up with condition reports. But there are other sources as well. Many years ago I started a publication called the Porsche Market Let- ter. This was a monthly recap of Porsche classified ads from major newspapers all over the country. Quite by accident I had discovered that rust- free Porsches don't cost much more than rusty ones. It was a no-brainer to stop looking in the northern Indiana rust belt, so I went to the public library and looked at classified ads from the West Coast and southern US markets. Since I was collecting ads for myself every Sunday anyway, I thought it would be fun to publish my notes for other enthusiasts. As it turned out, it wasn't much fun. But the publication was passed on to others far better at creating it than I was and is now quite successful. You'll find hundreds of Porsches listed for sale. A one-year subscription costs $55. Information at: 888/928-9111 or www.pmletter.com . Hemmings remains a decent source of monthly ads, and they appear on the Hemmings Web site as well (www.hemmings.com). A one-year subscription costs $28.95. The Porsche Club publication, Panorama, also is a good source, although the cars in the club magazine tend to be fully priced. On the other hand, these cars may also be of exceptional quality because they have presumably had knowledgeable TLC from a caring owner. I also recommend looking at eBay Motors, both for valuations and for available cars. But be careful, because unless you have an expert's eye, it's hard to tell much about the condition or correctness of an eBay car. For instance, things like incorrect upholstery, aftermarket wheel arch flares or replacement motors make a big difference in a Porsche's value. But rarely are these types of things addressed in an eBay listing. Consequently, when you look at the price a car made on eBay, you have to do some research to figure out just what condition it was in. Further, if you're thinking about buying a car on eBay, unless you have a lot of experience with a certain marque, find an expert to e-mail the listing to for their opinion. The final part of my research is calling sellers about cars that are for sale. I routinely do that as there is so much to learn by talking to them, including whether their asking price is proving to be too high (no callers), too low (hundreds of callers) or just right. Fax your Porsche questions to 503/253-2234, or e-mail them to copyed@sportscarmarket.com.• You can't trust them with just anyone. Prized Possessions. Exclusively 280SLs Low-mileage and original cars are our specialty to buy or sell. Several cars in stock for immediate delivery. 2 Springdale • Cherry Hill, New Jersey (888) 840-1700 www.tonylabella.com R ES TOR AT I oNs Twenty years dedicated to the meticulous restoration of the world's finest exotic, vintage and classic motor cars. 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German Car Classifieds MERCEDES-BENZ 1959190SL, w/2 tops, color-keyed hard top, new leather upholstery, original hubcaps with trim rings, original Becker Mexico AMFM radio, full gauges, tach and clock, fresh restoration includes new Haartz top, restored to 100% original, runs and drives great. $50,000 negotiable. Bud, 518-370-4611. NY 1960 220SE, Convertible, dark red/tan. Beautifully restored California show car with recent major service. Spectacular and functionally excellent. www.dearborn auto.com, $110,000. Alex Dearborn, 978887-6644. MA 1961 1905L, graphite/grey, show quality restoration, collectible. 408-279-0944. CA 1965 300SE, Convertible, silver/navy. Rare 5-speed. Restored CA car. Only 57,000 miles. Drives like new. www. dearbornauto.com, $75,000. 978-8876644. MA 1966 230SL, 120K, both tops, 4-speed, rebuilt head, orig tool kit, manuals, new: distributor, starter, fuel pump, water pump, battery, Michelins, Bilsteins, exhaust, main seal, seat belts, top seal, cowl pad, nice int. nice light blue paint, no rust, need room. $17,200. 719-591-0322. CO 1967 250SL, white/red. 5-speed stick. Restored and thoroughly prepared for tours. www.dearbornauto.com, $34,000. Alex Dearborn, 978-887-6644. MA 1969 280SL, 5-speed. Grey-beige with tobacco brown MB leather, a/c, show-quality older restoration. Complete records. $49,000. Alex Dearborn, 978-887-6644. MA ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. 1969 280SL, white on red, 2 tops, auto, AMFM radio, air, 46,000 miles. $25,000. 717238-3044 eves. PA 1971 2805L, black/red. 4-speed stick, air. Excellent older restoration with thorough recent updates. www.dearbornauto.com , $30,000. Alex Dearborn, 978-887-6644. MA 1971 2805E, 3.5 Convertible, black/red. Beautifully restored California car. www.dearbornauto.com , $78,000. Alex Dearborn, 978-887-6644. MA 1976 450SL, mileage in the '80s, in storage 10 years, runs perfectly, straight, clean, needs only very minor cos 1986 190E, 16V. Black pearl/black, 5speed, 72,000 miles by one owner. www.dearbornauto.com , $8,500. Alex Dearborn, 978-887-6644. MA 1987 560SEC, silver/blue. Only 22,000 miles documented. Original list was $81,000. wwvv.dearbornauto.com , $25,000. Alex Dearborn, 978-887-6644. MA PORSCHE 1954356 PRE-A, speedster, matching panel numbers, correct rebuilt (0 miles), 1500N pre-A engine, complete, including Speedster seats, low bow top, etc. great restoration candidate. rowdy205@cs.com $29,500. 831-626-0655. CA 1959356A, coupe, white/tan, Kardex, matching numbers motor, correct USA bumpers, chrome wheels w/ XZXs, original owner's & service manual, reliable, drive anywhere, always a Texas car, located in Dallas. $13,500. 718-786-6775 message. NY 1964 356C, coupe. Irish green. Recent excellent street restoration of unrusty original. www.dearbornauto.com , $24,000 offers/trades. Alex Dearborn, 978-887-6644. MA 1964 356SC, coupe, VIN 128868, ruby red, grey leather, completely restored, engine rebuilt 500 miles ago by Ken Daughtery (Louisville), twin 40 Webers. $29,000. Fred, 317-873-5288. IN 1971 911E, rare optioned (S spec) coupe, Konis, dry, torsion bar suspension, sway bars, 5-speed, 160 hp, MFI engine all rebuilt, no rust or body damage ever, this survivor came out of many years storage and only needs new paint + seals to be perfect. $9,800 firm. 909-685-9340. CA 1972 911S, Targa, very rare model, numbers match, no rust California car, mechanically very sound, receipts available, weak paint and upholstery. $14,900. 215-721-0556. PA 1973 911RS, Touring, white, blue graphics, lightweight trim, numbers match, Recaro race seats, turbo, brakes. rmccord@illinoisnationalbank.com , $69,500. 217-585-9878. IL 1973 911T, 2.4, 90,000 miles, green with black interior, Targa, AM-FM tape, Bosch fuel injection, preserved in storage for 10 years, body 7/10, will restore beautifully, located in eastern WA. $5,500. 509-548-4599. WA 1973 911E, sunroof coupe. Stunning 67,000-mile, rust-free concours winner. CA R,S - PARTS - 70- 507's-p-r - , c`.1 8O5/5'8 193., fax 805/568-153 ,? Incredible paint. Beautiful interior, fresh 2.4. Tools and paperwork. Exhaustive details and photos at www.cobaltdsn.com/ porsche/porsche.html. 1974 CARRERA, coupe, 3.2, RSR type, 1,000 miles on engine, transmission, suspension, and cooling upgrades, 9"-11" factory alloys, sunroof, Recaros, new tires, roll bar, extras, white, black interior, 30,000 original miles, 1 owner, concours condition, all records. $70,000. 310-271-0398. CA 1979 911, original Turbo coupe, 11,700 miles, flawless silver metallic paint with full black leather interior, limited slip differential, sport seats, heated right hand mirror, black roof liner, electric sunroof, window sticker and delivery papers. $34,000. Ed MadHolda, 952-474-8531. MN• TAGE RALLIES! SOUTHWEST VINTAGE RALLYE Mountains, desert & Barrett-Jackson! January 11 to 16, 2003 1975 or earlier sports, racing or GT cars—$4495. NEW ENGLAND 1000 Vermont & Quebec! May 17 to 23, 2003 1975 or earlier sports, racing Of GT cars—$4495. FORZA MILLE V-12 New England! September 21 to 26, 2003 Any Ferrari, any 12-cylinder---S3995. RALLYE BIARRITZ France & Spain! October 11 to 18, 2003 1975 or earlier sports, racing or GT cars--$TBA. Vintage Rallies, Jackson Hill Road, Sharon, CT 06069 800-645-6069 fax: 860-364-5899 wvvw.vintagerallies.com TEXAS 1000 Texas Hill Country! November 2 to 7,2003 1975 or earlier sports, racing or GT cars—$3995. November, 2002  61


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American Car Profile 1967 Shelby Mustang GT350 Competition Coupe Chassis number: 7R01K188183 Individual records indicate that only 26 such cars were produced by Shelby American for the 1967 season and that the 20th car's rarity is heightened by the fact that, among that select group, it is the only one to have been delivered with Weber twin-choke carburetors fitted as new. It was supplied through Ford Australia to leading Australian racing driver Greg Cusack. It was in Australian motor sport that this magnificent example of Carroll Shelby's finest racing coupe spent its long and prominent competition career. H Shelby records show that this car was invoiced to Gregory Ford of Australia on January 1, 1967, further history "not known." In fact, the car's history was more than merely well known in its new homeland, for over the following few racing seasons it became one of the great iconic racing sedans of Antipodean motor sport. Niel Allen acquired the car from Greg Cusack in late 1967 and scored a notable victory in 1968 at Warwick Farm. There Allen defeated reigning national champion Ian "Pete" Geoghegan who was driving a sister Mustang. This remarkably attractive, genuine, factorybuilt competition Shelby Mustang is accompanied by both FIA and CAMS logbooks. It is equipped with an FIA-approved safety roll cage and is tuned to run on pump gasoline. This car sold for $126,250, including buyer 's premium, at the Bonhams Quail Lodge auction, held August 17, 2002. ighly original, genuine Shelby American Mustangs such as Carroll Shelby's 1967 competition car, production number "20" shown here, very rarely emerge onto the US market. The 350 Rs were factory race-ready cars and were delivered from the San Jose plant completely stripped down, without carpet, side glass or gas tank. The Hi-Po 289 was balanced and blueprinted, turning out anywhere from 325 to 360 horsepower. The cars listed at $6,000 and won the 1965 B Production championship, besting Jaguar E-types and Chevy Corvettes. The big block GT500 joined the GT350 in 1967 and was powered by a 355-horsepower 428 that was equipped with twin Holley four-barrels. The GT500 outsold its older but smaller sibling by almost 1,000 units, as 2,050 GT500s left dealer showrooms compared to 1,173 GT350s. Shelby American built as many as three 427 GT500s, but that number has grown exponentially as anyone with the time and money could swap out the 428. In the era, cost made the conversion impractical but, with clones now costing more than $100,000, the practice continues. Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  $5,995 Driver-side inner fender panel $150,000-$165,000 for 1965 GT 350 R $500 $35 Web site www.saac.com Alternatives .... Lightweight E-type, GT350 "R" Code, 1965-66 289 Cobra replica Carroll Shelby's involvement with Ford began in 1962 when he married a Ford 260 small block with an AC Ace, resulting in the now-legendary Shelby Cobra. The 260 was replaced with a 289 and was then followed by the groundpounding 427. S/C Cobras quickly became legendary, and their place in the hierarchy of value in the American car market firmly established. Shelby's efforts did not go unnoticed by the powers at Ford, notably Lee Iacocca, and he was given all of Ford's GT development work Iacocca, who had fathered the Mustang, wanted Shelby to turn the Mustang into a Corvette killer, and Shelby now found himself building sports-racer pony cars. The GT350 was introduced on January 27, 1965, and was far more race car than sports can It had a Hi-Po 289 producing 306 horsepower, a fiberglass hood, deleted rear seats and other tricks that resulted in a 200-pound weight reduction from stock specs. Shelby American built 561 GT350s in 1965. In addition, nine were built specifically for drag racing and 36 GT350 R (racing) models were produced. Comparables 1967 Shelby GT350 Trans Am Prototype Lot #684, S/N F701C130335 Condition: 3+ Barrett-Jackson; Scottsdale, AZ; January 17, 2002 Not sold at $110,000 SCM 1D# 26941 1965 Shelby Mustang GT350 Fastback Coupe Lot #69, S/N SRM5S428 Condition: 1 Mecum; Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin; July 23, 1999 Sold at $68,775 SCM 1D# 3300 Shelby American Automobile Club, P.O. Box 788, Sheron, CT 06069 Block beneath front exhaust port In 1967, his last year of constructing true Shelby Mustangs, 26 racing GT350s were manufactured and, as noted, this is the only known example with fourfactory-installed Weber twin-choke carburetors. While the street versions of the Shelby cars were becoming more civilized, these racing versions, like those of earlier years, were delivered track-ready and were not for the timid or those with a light foot. They were driven hard and often to places from where they would not return. To find an example that is "real," has a documented racing history and is not scarred by its campaigns is most unusual. What is the market-correct price for an example such as this one sold by Bonhams? The price paid here was just the beginning—another $20,000 more wouldn't be surprising, and another $40,000 would not have been shocking. The net result is a very good deal for the buyer Let's hope that we get to see this important car at speed next year at the Monterey Historics.—Carl Bomstead 1967 26 (Historic data courtesy of auction company.)• Ford wanted to bring the Shelby Mustang in house and Carroll Shelby had lost his lease at the Los Angeles airport, so they went their separate ways after the 1967 model year


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American Car Classifieds ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. AUBURN 1935 851, 4-dr convertible, maroon, tan top, tan leather, 563-243-1273. IA CHEVROLET 1955 CORVETTE, roadster, V8 motor, this stunning roadster has had a recent frameoff, every nut & bolt highest quality restoration, production was cut back to a mere 700 units, Venetian red, which according to Corvette articles is extremely rare. $80,000. Tim Mills, 206-390-4098. WA 1964 IMPALA, 4-dr station wagon, 327 V8, Powerglide auto trans, ps, pb, pw, power tailgate, a/c, dual exhaust, was in storage 5 years, runs well, needs full cosmetic and interior resto, street rod or low rider material, stock #03484. $6,500. 860-627-1213 cell. CT 1965 CORVETTE, cony, 327-350, 4-spd, blk/tan, 30K original miles, all orig except paint, prey owned by Aerosmith band member, B Whitford, all documentation, show cond. $45,000. Steve, 978-794-1041. MA 1966 CHEVELLE SS, cony., 396, 360 hp, 4spd, #s match, Protect-o-Plate, bucket console, fact tach, ps, pb, Mag hubcaps, black, black top, black int, posi rear, exc frame-off restoration. $35,900. Bob, 507-289-8640. MN 1969 CORVETTE, T-top, L-7I 427-435 hp, 4-spd, Le Mans blue, black vinyl interior, photo documented frame-off restoration in 1991, car was in Floyd Garett Muscle Car Museum, owner's history and all restoration receipts from 1991 to present. $50,000. 717732-6979 eves. PA 1970 CAMARO, Z/28 Rally Sport, 350-360 hp, LT-1, M21 close ratio, 410 12-bolt, numbers matching drivetrain, California rust-free car, runs and looks excellent, have build sheet. $18,500. 215-969-8653. PA CHRYSLER 1965 300L, last of the letter series muscle cars, a great driver, a straight, solid, rustfree Colorado/New Mexico car, ice cold a/c, mechanically restored with correct interior. $5,495 obo. 504-889-0871. LA DODGE 1968 DART GTS, convertible, 340 factory 4-speed car, 1 of 44 made, 391 posi, F8 green, white top and interior, power steering, disc brakes, buckets, console, factory tach, wood wheel, Rallyes, more, original shifter, runs and looks excellent. $17,500. 215-497-9367. PA 1970 CHALLENGER, R/T convertible, 440 hp, auto, plum crazy, black interior, top, numbers match, magazine feature car, just completed rotisserie restoration, over $97,000 in receipts, car is perfect. 6-pack or Hemi trades welcome. $75,000. Bill, 231-898-3660 work. 231-898-4495 home. MI 1970 SUPERBEE, Hemi/automatic, EK2 go mango, black buckets, console, Super Trac Pack, original drivetrain, #s all match, California dealer demo, no rust ever, very original, one repaint 1980, 1 of 32 total production. $80,000 obo. 502-639-7593. KY FORD 1965 MUSTANG fastback, 2+2, K-code, black exterior, red interior, 271 hp, 4-spd, Rally-Pac, s/s wheels, numbers matching, absolutely perfect low mileage car, stunning paint, none finer, original bill of sale. $29,500. 435-649-1992. UT 1967 MUSTANG GT 500, coupe, forest green, mileage 48,114, 428 ci w/dual 4s, automatic transmission, all Shelby equipment, power steering & brakes, folding seat, roll cage, shoulder harness, wood steering wheel, inboard headlights. wernke@aol.com $49,500. Jerry, 513-604-5550. OH PLYMOUTH 1967 SATELLITE, Hemi, 4-spd, Dana, only seven hardtops were shipped with 5 being 4-speeds, this is a complete factory original Hemi Satellite with original paint, no rust or accidents, yellow and silver w/ black interior, w/matching build sheet, needs easy restoration. Scott, 405-677-1802. OK 1970 'CUDA, Hemi, original 4-spd car with matching numbers motor rebuilt by DLI, EF8 ivy green w/black vinyl top, Rally dash, console with Hurst pistol grip shifter, 6-way seat, ps, pdb, A33 Trac-Pak w/3.54:1 Dana 60 rear axle, older restoration that shows well. $78,000. Jerry, 203-438-1820. CT PONTIAC 1964 GTO, convertible, 389, tri-power automatic, PHS documented, 79,000 actual miles, Yorktown blue, loaded with options, same owner for 22 years, very nice rust-free California car. $25,000. 616-844-2437. MI 1968 FIREBIRD, 400 convertible, total numbers match, frame-off restoration, build sheet, documented by Pontiac Historical, 72,000 original miles, 400 automatic, original a/c car, hood tach, Rally-Pac gauges, 160 mph speedometer, AM-FM radio, disc brakes. $18,750. 785-246-0685. KS• Vintage Rally Calendar NOVEMBER Texas 1000, 3-8. Pre-1975 sports, racing or GT cars, or any Ford-powered (interpreted to be Aston Martin, Jaguar, Panoz, Talbot, Saleen, SVT, and Cobra CSX 4000, among others) sports car of any year. Presented by Ford Motor Company. Contact Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/645-6069; vintagerallies.com . (CT) 2002 Tour de Espaiia Classic, 6-10. Travel from Granada to Valencia with 90 other classic car teams from around the world. Touring, grand touring and sports cars built from 1946-75 will be accepted, and participants can either November, 2002  DECEMBER LE JOG, 7-10. Back after a one-year break. Two events in one-a sporting reliability trial and a non-competitive touring trial-will take drivers from Land's End to John O'Groats. Organized by Historic Endurance Rallying Organization, fax +44 (0)1886833144. (ENGLAND)• Vintage Race Car Classifieds ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCL UDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. 1931 ALFA ROMEO, 6C/8C 2600 Touring Le Mans Spyder s/n 101014852. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www. symbolicmotors.com. $625,000. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 1933 MG, K3, Magnette racing single seater, similar to the famous Reg Parnell car, about 175 hp, the most fastidious mechanical restoration and concours condition throughout, with all VSCC papers. Mike Jones, 4417826-16799, UK. $145,000. Don Meyer, 908-236-2376. NJ 1934 ALFA ROMEO, Tipo B (P3) Scuderia Ferrari Monoposto s/n 50003 (SF43). For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. P.O.A. 858454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 1937 ALFA ROMEO, 8C 2900B Touring Mille Mine Spyder s/n 412021. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolic motors.com. $2,500,000. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 1946 MASERATI, 4CL-1500 Supercharged monoposto s/n 1581. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolic motors.com. $575,000. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 1949 FERRARI, 166 F1/F2/FL Scuderia Ferrari Gran Prix s/n 011/F. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolic motors.com. P.O.A. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 1951 JAGUAR, XK 120, Olde English white, fully developed racing car suitable for most vintage racing, many spares. ejohnbevans@cs.com $50,000. 908-7309642. NJ 1954 FERRARI, 500 Mondial Pinin Farina Competition Spyder s/n 0434/MD. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www. symbolicmotors.com. $795,000. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 1955 FERRARI, 500 Mondial Scaglietti Competition Spyder s/n 0424-0564/MD. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www. symbolicmotors.com. $795,000. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA run in the competition or sports categories. Sponsored by Alfa Romeo. +33 (0)1 42.59.73.40, fax +33 (0)1 42.59. 48.28. (SPAIN) 1955 JAGUAR, D-type Competition roadster s/n XICD-515. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors. corn. $1,250,000. 858-454-1800. Fax 858454-1890. CA 1957 DEVIN, Ryan-Special sports racer, 283 Chevy engine, 4-speed, disc brakes, one of the fastest real Devins in country, HMSA legal, top finisher Monterey Histories, VARA club champ, fresh. $59,500. 805-466-3893. CA 1957 ELVA, Mk II sports race car, chassisup restoration, polished aluminum body, 1460cc Climax, twin 40rrun Webers, MGA c/r gearbox, IFS, DeDion rear, Alfin drum brakes, fuel cell, roll bar, VSCCA eligible. cgrunau@pathcom.com $65,000. Bob Grunau, 905-274-4136. CANADA ON 1959 ALFA ROMEO, Giulietta Sprint Veloce s/n 07502. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com . $29,000. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 1960 AUSTIN-HEALEY, Bugeye vintage race car, RMVR #416, total nut and bolt restoration from ground-up, very well sorted and turnkey ready, fresh 1275 and dog-shift gearbox. scott.shuler@lafarge-na.com $15,000. 303-657-4114. CO 1961 FERRARI, 250 GT SWB Scaglietti Competition Berlinetta s/n 2701/GT. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www. symbolicmotors.com. P.O.A. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 1963 LOTUS, 23B, 100 pt nut and bolt restoration, showroom condition, only 2 events on car, Lotus 1600 twin cam, 1st in Class at HSR Moroso 2002, red/white. darundel @goredline.net $65,000. Dave Arundel, 952-380-5929. MN 1965 AC COBRA, 427 Competition Roadster s/n CSX3111. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com . $330,000. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-4541890. CA 1966 McLAREN, M1-8, ex-Bud Morely USRRC car & spares, 360 Chevy w/Webers, Hewland LG600 transmission, correct ground-up restoration. $125,000. Joe Hooker, 803-475-7500. SC 1970 LOLA, F5000, less engine (available), Hewland DG300 transaxle, ex-Justice Brothers, spares, reduced. $37,900. 636227-3939. MO 1973 PORSCHE, Carrera (M471), lightweight, #9113601079, white, blue graphics, totally genuine and correct, serious parties only, $145,000. 305-582-9723. FL 1981 LOLA, T600 FIA Group B/Group 6 racer s/n T600-HU3. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors. corn. $195,000. 858-454-1800. Fax 858454-1890. CA 1986 PORSCHE, 944 Turbo, great condition, phone-dial wheels, just overhauled engine, wiring, radiator, etc., Dorchester grey, black leather interior, Porsche floor mats. pumpkin@erie.net $8,000. 814-8278270. PA 1990 ALBA, Group C coupe, Wolf Motorsport Ford SHO Power, two motors, two bodies, four sets of wheels, many spares. $57,250 obo. Bob, 954-454-5568. FL 1994 FERRARI, 333 SP Sports Prototype s/n 006. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. $725,000. 858454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 1997 FERRARI, F310 (648N) Scuderia Ferrari Formula One s/n 175. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolic motors.com. $1,100,000. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA• 63


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Legal Files / Alex Leventhal No Plates? Insure It Anyway C ollectors suffer losses for a variety of reasons, ranging from not being properly insured to not wanting to get involved with a lawsuit. But earlier this year I had a conversation with an enthusiast whose car had been vandalized, and who wasn't planning to file a claim. In his case, it was pure ignorance of the services that collector car insurance companies provide that was causing him to bear a loss that will amount to thousands of dollars. Here's what happened to a collector that I met last year on one of Rich Taylor's vintage rallies. His race car had been vandalized in the parking lot of a Chili's (maybe he should start eating in more upscale places?) on the way to a track event on the East Coast. Apparently some youngsters, more intent on obtaining souvenirs than destroying the vehicle, had done several thousand dollars worth of damage attempting to remove the steering wheel, gauges and drilled metal pedals (which, I suppose, they thought would look cool on their fast and furious Hondas). The owner of the race car lamented that he could hardly afford to repair the damage, as he was spending nearly all of his loose cash buying slicks every weekend to support his racing habit. I asked him why he did not simply submit the claim to his insurance company, and assumed his answer would be that the damage did not rise to an amount where the claim would be worth filing in light of its probable impact on his premiums. Instead, the owner's answer was one that I could not have predicted in a million years of guessing: He said that the race car, with a value approaching six figures, was not insured at all. I asked why not, and the owner responded that because his vehicle was not street legal, and therefore could not be registered, his (major, national, well-known) insurance company would not cover it at all. It was their policy (no pun intended) not to cover any vehicle that was unregistered or not legal for operation on public roads. (Some vintage rallies offer special limited-use plates that allow otherwise non-street-legal cars Not street legal, but eligible for coverage. to be driven on the road.) This left the owner out a few grand for the damage, and, worst case, un-indemnified for the entire value of the car should it be totally lost due to some catastrophic event. I told him that he was living in the dark ages when it came to collector car insurance. While major national insurance carriers may very well not be willing to cover vintage racing cars, the well-known collector car insurance companies are likely to do so. I have little doubt that Grundy, Hagerty and the rest of the usual suspects, many of which advertise in SCM, would be more than happy to write a policy on his vehicle. This is not to say that it would be covered for collisions while racing (although driver training events may be, but this question needs to be asked specifically of your potential insurer, and was addressed in SCM in June of 1999) but at least the vehicle and its owner would be covered for liability, theft and damage incurred off of the race track (such as in a restaurant parking lot). Affordable, Agreed Value Insurance for Hobbyists. American Hobbyist is dedicated to serving car hobbyists of all stripes. Whether your collector vehicle is a classic sports car, or a new, limited-production vehicle (or anything in-between), we can help. Our policy provides Agreed Value coverage, one charge for liability and no restrictive mileage limitations.* Visit our website for an instant on-line quote or call: I (800) 395-4835 www.AmericanHobbyist.com 2501 S.E. Aviation Way • Stuart, FL 34996  AMERICAN HOBBYIST INSURANCE AGENCY Underwritten by American Reliable insurance Company * Certain restrictions and limitations apply and may vary by state. Not available in all states. 64  Sports Car Market


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I was surprised that someone immersed enough in the hobby to race and rally regularly was not aware that collector car insurers could offer him more than the nothing he was getting from his regular carrier, and most likely at a very reasonable cost. This is partly due to poor marketing, as collector insurers have a reputation (often not deserved) for being overly proscriptive with respect to limitations on use. It is also probably due to a lack of knowledge (and foresight) on the part of owners regarding the types of things that can happen when you drive a race car on a public road, and how to protect oneself from such potential losses. I encourage all enthusiasts and collectors to call one (or more) of the major collector insurers to see what advantages might be found in a switch from a national carrier to their services for their collector cars. I think that collectors will not only find that vehicles that are otherwise uninsurable will be welcomed, but also that the collector companies will be much easier to deal with in the event of a loss. After all, they understand why your Ferrari can not be repainted at the $35 per hour times 12 hours quoted by a regular passenger car company's flat rate book. Remember that collector car insurance companies exist to write policies customized to make them sensible for the specifics of a vehicle or collection, and reflect the type of use and care they receive. They don't expect you'll be using your Isetta or your 427 Cobra to take the kids to school; they expect that, while you may drive the family minivan into the ground, your collector cars will receive treatment befitting a prized member of the family. This understanding of the collector and his cars is the value-add collector car insurance companies bring to the table. Discussing your requirements with a collector car company is usually fruitful, and will leave you better protected than you would be with more generic coverage that does not address your specific needs. Finally, as is often pointed out in this column, buy insurance for all aspects of your life early and often. One can not be over insured—too much protection is never a bad thing. Especially when old cars are driven on public roads. Alexander Leventhal is a car collector and attorney in New York. His comments here are general in nature, and are not a substitute for consultation with an attorney.• APPRAISAL MONTHLY MYSTERY PHOTO Response Deadline November 25, 2002 Our photo, your caption. Be the author of the most accurate, most creative or most provocative response and receive a sure-to-be-collectiblesomeday 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: copyed@sportscarmarket.com; snailmail: Mystery, P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. Look Up 30,000 Auction Results Online With SCM GOLD! Upgrade Your Subscription Sample SCM GOLD Database Page soons C.,6..4 orome Page See • Cam. Samoa Ram. SCM GOLD Benefits include: Collector Car Database - unlimited, password-protected access to the Internet-based SCM archives, searchable by marque, year, serial number, SCM ID number and price. Over 30,000 cars listed, many with photos, and thousands more scheduled to be added each month. Available ONLY through SCM GOLD! Hot News - frequent e-mail updates on significant happenings and breaking news in the collector car world, with auction results, last-minute consignments and first notice of desirable cars being brought to market. SCM Forums and Events - priority-listing and preferential treatment for SCM events, including Insider's Auction Tours, Buyer's Assistance Program, Collector Car Seminars and SCM tours. You can get all of this incredible value for only $50 a year for subscribers, $80 for nonsubscribers! Sign up today online at www.sportscarmarket.com , or e-mail scmgold@sportscarmarket.com . November, 2002  65 SCOT MEM MWM SO/ Loki tc.:TmuIrs Ow SCA .T Maid Ardian Resift IMMO • rnee ,,MccIE SCIA. Ortler a Nano. Solmom .7,1 SOMME OM KM GM Access AMAIN, NIAN Contort Us • 0 TAM 0. MRS MISMMOIL Ma SIE 1.4355 PANMA 0111721% ~~ AMINNI MAINTEmER BIM IMAMS ft MOM.. • NOM. TEMEMAm. msta mem* em...maT Mma. Moo • AAT,TIOTT MeNMENT. • MEI MSE.M•Mim AMT.E.Cm.m. 1.0.1.• 111.8111. REC Mow =MAW 11. VE MAMMA =MON OTTATMOMME rir MEM. AMMO ATIMMINNINTOm anus zn.u. ZAN s.■••■•6110 Sol Sonlimeal. MIN! 6•••■•• 01.111,... *aft NAM R. EINIL AMIANAM ARM MM. MAIN.INME MEIN. M. MUM .••• MAO MMAB ANEW ono Im.MNEY. Amami. mown MNIMTO AMONmael.../MT.AMMIMEETTIMMAPMMMEEMMAT ....••••••• Mom immemalimme.m. AMON ETMONImm  MEMMTETEM. omm mamma MEM MEM...1.1mmamMAMMINATI MAINIMAl mAie. NM AMMO Ememmistameinemiammememmomm MilMelmm Mmile•W me. TE.E.IMommo AIMMAMIA - almllown•  1C.Iftim


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Affordable Classics 1964-67 Sunbeam Tiger C all it the poor man ' s Cobra; you wouldn't be challenged in many quarters. It had an English body and chassis, and was originally produced with an anemic four-cylinder engine. The hybrid was powered first by a 260-c.i. Ford V8 and then for a short time by the Ford 289. And the original prototype was put together by ol' Carroll hisself at Shelby America. Meet the Sunbeam Tiger. Unlike the Cobra, the Tiger was assembled in Britain by Jensen, using trimmed rolling chassis supplied by Rootes to accept the Ford engines. But also unlike the Cobra, with a little patience and some knowledgeable advice, you can find one of these retro-rockets for less than the price of a new Miata. The Sunbeam Tiger was conceived from the Sunbeam Alpine, a tight and comfortable twoseat sports car produced by Rootes. Unfortunately, the Alpine was powered by a four-cylinder engine and lacked performance when compared to the MGs or Alfas of the day, two of its closer competitors. Even its use by James Bond in the first 007 spy thriller, "Dr. No," didn't erase the label "secretary's car" that was pasted on it by the first press testers. However, in a classic tale of skunk works engineering, young Brian Rootes, son of Lord Rootes himself, took $10,000 out of the US advertising budget and got Shelby, who had just designed the Cobra, to shoehorn the 260c.i. Ford V8 into the Alpine's chassis. With some judicious changes in mounting points, a new steering rack, and the differential from a Ford Galaxie, Shelby put together the prototype in only eight weeks. Its overwhelming power and surprisingly tractable handling Insurance for Classic Cars Costs Less Than You Think! SAMPLE QUOTE 1971 Porsche 911E Insured Value: $25,000 Liability: $300,000 Annual Premium: $209 captivated Rootes management; the car was at the US auto show ten months later. But the Tiger didn't last. Rootes was suffering in the backwash of the dying British auto industry and less than two years after the Tiger's introduction, the company was bought out by Chrysler. The second generation Tiger, with a Ford 289 engine, was already in production when the Ford la - Twisting frame confirms operational accelerator bels were pulled off and "Sunbeam V8" labels put in their place. There was no way the larger 318-c.i. Chrysler V8 would fit, no money to re-engineer the car, and no way Chrysler was going to promote or warranty a Ford component. So, with fewer than 700 of the Mk IIs produced, the Tiger was put to rest. Tigers seem to come in one of three states today: very nice, terrible and fakes. Because they have been low-budget hot rods with engines that could be hopped up with parts from the nearest NAPA store, few Tigers still have their original blocks, valve covers, carburetors or distributors. Further, if rust didn't get to the body, the do-it-yourselfers did by grafting fender flares on to the rear. You can reasonably pay up to $30,000 for a nice original Mk II. You can't pay little enough for a bad one. However, your worst danger in buying one of these cars is buying a converted Alpine, Check for original engine components. into which someone has stuffed the remnants of a broken Tiger. And there were many broken Tigers; the car's tendency to head off at an angle from the line when the clutch was dropped at high revs, coupled with the capacity of the engine to overpower the brakes and suspension, put more than a few into the ditch. There are only two ID tags, and both are just screwed into the car. With very few differences between the basic Alpine and the Tiger, it takes an expert to spot a good modification job. — Ask for Gary Gandy Surprisingly, there isn't a huge difference between a real Tiger and a nicely executed fake. According to Rick McLeod of Sunbeam Specialities in Los Gatos, California, a real (as certified by Sunbeam Club specialists) Tiger Mk I will be worth about one-third more than a converted Alpine, say $20,000 versus $15,000. A real Mk II brings a premium of $5,000 to $7,500 over a Mk I.—Gary Anderson• Years produced  • "0" Deductible  • 24 Hour Claims Service • "Agreed Value" Coverage • Credit Card Payment Option • One Liability Charge  • "A" Rated Insurance Co. Number produced  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up  Distributor cap  Original list price  Chassis #  GREATAMERICAN iNSORANCE COMPANIES (800) 678-5173 www.parishheacock.com 66 Parish Heacock INSURANCE FOR AUTOMOBILE ENTHUSIASTS No Affiliation with Porsche" Cars NA is intended or implied. Engine #  Club  Alternatives  Web site  1964-67 Mk I/1A 6,495; Mk II 633 $17,000-$24,000 $350 $25 $3,425 Plate screwed to horizontal panel on passenger side of engine compartment Ford date numbers stamped on block, other number information on valve cover Tigers East Alpines East, P.O. Box 1260, Kulpsville, PA 19443 www.teae.org Austin-Healey 3000, Triumph TR6, C2 small-block Corvette SCM Investment Grade  Sports Car Market


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Bike Buys / Bengt Halvorson 1955 Vespa 150 GS I f you have a taste for design, you've probably noticed that Vespas have reemerged as a popular youth lifestyle statement— one of fashion sense, simplicity, and perhaps transportation rebellion against sportutility-driving parents. Shops specializing in old Vespas are popping up around the country, with some of them importing the vintage scooters from Europe and Asia by the crateload. Designed by Corradino D'Ascanio, who didn't like the style direction and noisy, uncomfortable state of motorbikes of the time, the Vespa was conceived from the start to have wide appeal. Design considerations included that it was to be practical but comfortable and elegant at the same time; driveable by anyone; and designed in such a way that it would not dirty the rider's clothes. Borrowing from Piaggio's aircraft experience, the scooter was given frameless, unibody construction. With its wellisolated two-stroke engine mounted at the rear wheel, a comfortable seating position and a glamorous appearance, Vespas were an instant hit throughout Europe. The engines, generally ranging from 125cc to 200cc, are essentially indestructible. There's a unique cooling system that forces outside air around the cylinder head. This system enabled designers to install the engine under the seat, without cooling compromises. The Vespa underwent continuous small changes through more than three decades, for a total of 89 distinct models. The 1955 150 GS is usually considered to be the first "classic" model. The 150 GS had eight horsepower and a four-speed transmission, a longer seat for two, improved aerodynamics, a handlebar-mounted headlamp, and a top speed of 62 miles per hour (provided the winds were cooperating). Other standout models include the 1953 Vespa 125, the '63-'68 150 GL models (distinguished by their trapezoidal headlights and raked-back front mudguards), the leaner, streamlined Super Sprint models, and the '72-'76 200 Rally (the fastest Vespa). If fussing with a vintage Vespa isn't for you, consider buying a brand-new one. Styled in the Vespa tradition, and with either 49cc or 150cc en- Specialized in Italian car parts & pre-war car parts. VJA quite comfortable for touring on smooth roads. Vespas are immensely fun as urban runabouts, and it's not much of a financial stretch to bring a good one into your garage. Like most fashion items, they'll come and go in popularity over time. But they'll always keep a place as one of the most striking and influential twowheeled designs ever.• The Mod crowd's Minibus. gines—and no mechanical lineage to older Vespas—they can be bought at retail stores for $2,980 and $3,980, respectively. Of course, vintage Vespa enthusiasts claim there's no comparison between old and new. Number produced  Engine  Years produced  Colors  If looking at a classic Vespa, the scooter's unit construction makes body integrity all-important. Have an experienced Vespa repair shop inspect the body for rust, cracks, or signs of patching. The bodies are delicate, so if they show any signs of being in even a minor accident, pass them up. However, the mechanicals are easy to work on and parts are plentiful for most models. Expect to pay a minimum of $1,800 for a solid but imperfect Vespa in good running shape—close to twice that for the more desirable models—and up to $6,000 for a wellrestored example. The mechanicals are quite durable. Maintained even minimally, Vespas can go about 20,000 miles before an engine rebuild should be considered, and unlike other two-stroke engines, the carbs have few clogging problems. Cable breakage—especially the clutch cable—is the only common problem. 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otobili by Carl Bomstead Has the Bubble Burst? Object: Spirit of Mercedes, by Stanley Wanlass—Lot #89 Auction: Bonhams; Quail Lodge, California; August 17, 2002 Estimate: $22,000-$27,000 Sale Price: $9,919, including buyer 's premium A s a prelude to their automobile consignments at the August 17 Quail Lodge sale, Bonhams presented 211 lots of automobilia. Bonhams usually gets exceptionally high prices for the automobilia they offer, but at this sale, which was difficult on the car side as well, it didn't play out that way. Is the automobilia bubble about to burst, or was this just a case of too many items for sale crowded into the Monterey weekend? The answer will only come from future auctions. A Testa Rossa child's car, estimated to reach $15,000 to $20,000, went to a new owner for just $11,241, including commission. A Bugatti Type 13 pedal car realized only $1,380, well below the $3,500 to $5,500 estimate. A delightful Bugatti Type 52 child's car also sold for well below the $7,000 to $10,000 estimate, achieving only $4,025. A replica Bugatti bench vise fared much better, selling for $3,680 against a high estimate of $2,000. I would have to think that the Type 52 was the better buy. %.%AlI WU)/ 11I V car guy tour 6 car guy tour 6 car if Three of Stanley Wanlass's bronze sculptures were presented, and all three sold but were well off the issue prices of his limited-edition work. About a year and a half ago (June 2001, page 67) we reported on "Two Thoroughbreds" selling at the Bonhams & Brooks March 2001 Geneva sale for $18,009. We noted that prices for his sculptures were all over the board. A few of his pieces  "Spirit of Mercedes." have subsequently been offered at auction but until now all have failed to meet reserve. At the Quail Lodge sale, "Quick Silver," a silver-plated and silver oxide bronze W196 Mercedes with Fangio at the wheel that was estimated at $5,000 to $7,000, sold for $9,258. "Dream Machines," with an estimate of $17,000 to $22,000, only realized $9,919. The hand-painted "Spirit of Mercedes," which is currently available through Wanlass's agent for $27,500, was estimated at $22,000 to $27,000 but sold at about a third of that amount, bringing $9,919 as well. We have been aware of several Wanlass sculptures changing hands in private transactions at prices slightly below $10,000. The ones at Quail Lodge, however, are the first public transactions in some time and, unfortunately, they continue the downward slide of retail pricing for his dramatic work. He has sculpted about 40 pieces and they have each been done in editions from 30 to as many as 50. Do the math and it becomes apparent that the market may be saturated. uick Silver" Mercedes. In the case of limited-edition artwork, more is not better. The only way for the artist to maintain his list prices is to cut production. Of course, if you've always admired Wanlass's sculptures but they've been outside your budget, this may be a good time to consider making an acquisition.• Join the FUN! car guy tour 6 Visit Italian design houses in Torino and Milano, including ltaldesign, Pininfarina, Bertone, IDEA. and Zagato, as well as museums and some of Italy's greatest private collections. While in Modena we will plan to visit manufacturers such as Lamborghini, DeTomaso, Pagani, Maserati and the Maserati Museum, the Ferrari Galleria and Official Ferrari Store, as well as small constructors, restoration shops, superb ristorantes, fun pizzerias and excellent shopping. The price of the tour includes three-star hotels with breakfast each day, rental car, coach airfare, bus transfers, tour jacket and hat. Tour Guide: Frank Mandarano, Concorso Italian° Chairman. only 38 seats are available. Sign up now, car guy tour 6 fficial ital www.concorso.com/CAR_ For brochure and to reserve: Tel: USA + 425-688-1903 • Fax: USA + 425-646-5458 • Email: ci@concorsacom 68 Sports Car Market GUY/carguy.asp


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Twenty Year Picture More Seats Than Doors $180,000 $160,000 $140,000 $120,000 $100,000 $80,000 $60,000 $ 40,000 $ 20,000 $ 0 011111111immii 00111111mmum 01111111mmimp 0011.1111111.11117 OPIIL . 11.1111.1. 1983 1985 • • • (Prices for cars in excellent condition. Additional data compiledfiam SCM archives.) - 1987 1989 1991  1993 1995 1997 1967-68 Lamborghini 400GT 1964-67 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 1958-64 Maserati 3500GT Coupe 1999 2001  2002 This tnonthly value guide is provided courtesy of Cars of Particular Interest. CPI is the pocket guide most often used by credit unions and banks when dealing with loan values of collectible domestic and imported cars. Ph: 888/760-2667* Mystery Photo Answers CLIENTELE FROM COAST TO COAST Niles, Michigan The ultimate in Four Wheel DRIVE-ing Roswell Special Just wait 'til they find out those are lightyears, not miles, on the trade-in.—Jeff Hepner, Houston, PA You'd have a swelled head, too, if you drove a cool '57 Chevy Six.—Rich Castiello, Chevy Chase, MD 1-888-BEST-4WD or visit us at www.greatlakeshummer.com Premiering 2002 The H2!! To Reserve one of the FIRST H2s Please Call Kirk Kenaga at 1-888-237-8493 or E-mail kirkk@greatlakeshummer corn a A Chtssic Doesn't Have To Be Old a 70 Does the wife have to stop at every knickknack shop in the galaxy?—Greg Swisher, Mahwah, NJ Talk about a car that has some gremlins!— Chic Gast, Sonoma, CA "So I was sitting on the boot of my Jaguar XJR when the guy from Eagle Creek Trading says I should try his special drink..."—John Dickinson, Mill Valley, CA Having been replaced in the Star Wars Jazz Band by a fresher face, Azmezplek was reduced to hitchhiking the back roads of Earth, belting .6trt.04. out mournful tunes on his recorder in exchange for an occasional espresso.—Tom Moore, Cedar Rapids, IA On his way to SCM's 6th Annual BarrettJackson Insider's Seminar, Argonian Fleet Commander Bindak Punaya suddenly discovers that his Earth-bound mode of transport requires its periodic replenishment of fossil fuel.—Steven C. Sperber, Woodland Hills, CA "Damn it, Scotty! For the last time, beam me up. I'm telling you, as good as she looks, the alien's inter-galactic space traveler is still far inferior to the Enterprise. Now get me out of here before somebody returns."—Michael D. Blount, Chesapeake, VA E.T.? Never heard of him.—Bob Bayuk, Amendale, NJ Roswell, New Mexico, 1957: "Zog to mother ship, beam me up. I have secured an example of a primitive Earth vehicle."—Ed Pasini, Henderson, NV Well, I thought that the "Roswell Special" hubcaps would give the car some panache; I guess I'll just let Tonya Harding have them for something new to hurtle through the stratosphere.—Leon Pluymaekers, Vancouver, WA And this month's winner of a sure-to-be-collectible-someday, 1/18th scale model from Dave Kinney 's USAppraisal is Steven Sperber, for recognizing one of our participants from last year 's seminar—ED.• Sports Car Market rrrr


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Comments With Your Renewals More coverage of motorcycles.—Michael Rahmgren, Pinole, CA More market reports on American autos.— Stephen Dargan, Prince Frederick, MD Follow a restoration and report on cost, time, problems and the ultimate end result. Just a page might be kind of interesting to see cost/benefit. —Kevin Riba, Minneapolis, MN More Alfas! Also, please add more beaters and projects to the market reports.—David Bongiovanni, San Francisco, CA Affordable Classics are great! —Harlan Schufeldt, Richmond, VA Keep up the great work. It's the first thing I open when it comes in the mail. I especially appreciate the auction commentaries. Touché!— Ted Lazakis, Long Grove, IL It's my most entertaining subscription.— Stephen Ramsden, Mercer Island, WA What a great magazine. I gave my best friend a subscription for Christmas last year. Keep up the good work.—Kenneth Brasfield, Middlebrook, VA Keep running valuations and commentary on unusual cars. I want a Jensen Interceptor and Citroen DS2—you've discussed both along with Facel-Vega, which is neat to see.—Richard Hollander, Kansas City, MO I love your straightforward approach. It is refreshing. Motorcycle info is a great addition.— Neil Rabin, Metairie, LA Great magazine. I enjoy it cover to cover each month.—Ken Slingland, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Articles on how to evaluate cars and avoid getting burned at auctions—i.e., print versions of your seminars for those of us who can't pack up the wife and kids for a trip to a faraway event.—Michael Prendergast, Wilmette, IL I need help, or more garage space. Your magazine is great.. .can I build a third garage?—Bruce Leinberger, Great Falls, VA I just met Scott Featherman at the RM Auction in NYC, and enjoyed a long discussion with him. I expressed to him that I can't wait to receive each issue, and that I read it from cover to cover. Keep up the great work!—Chris Kelly, Nichols, NY And thanks to all of you for your thoughtful comments and renewals.—Keith Martin and Cindy Banzer• FORT Me ARITA:mut. JANUARY 10T111"11THir 2002 FT. MCDOWELL CASINO Schedule Vehicle Check-in: January 9th, 9am-6p Auction Hours Friday, January 10th, 2pm-9:30pm Saturday, January 11th, 10am-10:30pm Sunday, January 12th, 11am-6:30pm Monday, January 13th, 11am-4pm Rock & Roll party with Live Band Fri Sat, Sun after the auction! Entry Fee (n on-refundable): Early  . Comission: Minimum: Buyer's Fee: Prime $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 Comissions: No Reserve Reserve 4%  7% $200  $400 5% of bid amount (minimum $75) for each lot sold. Terms of Payment: Cash, Cashier's Check MBNA America Credit Card, Personal or Business Check with approved bank letter , of guarantee or MBNA financing available onsite. silver@SilverAuctions.com - www.SilverAuctions.corn:.SILVER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTIONS 2020 N MONROE SPOKANE WA 99205 1-800-255-4485 TO BUY OR SELL: November, 2002 WELL COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION 500 CARS EXPECTED! INVEST IN FUN! Other Upcoming Events Portland, Oregon Tacoma, Washington Spokane, Washington 2003 Puyallup, Washington Portland, OR Bend, OR Jackson Hole, WY Reno, NV November 2nd November 23rd December 7th February 8th-9th April 12th May 24th July 5th-6th August 7th- 10th 71


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Resource Directory Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. AUCTION COMPANIES Blackhawk Collection/"The Auction." 925/736-3444, fax 925/736-4375. 3600 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville, CA 94506-3600. Barrett-Jackson Auction. 480/ 421-6694, fax 480/421-6697. 3020 North Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. email: info@barrett-jackson.com. Bonhams. 415/391-4000, fax 415/ 391-4040. 500 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA 94102; Montpelier St., Knightsbridge, London, SW7 1RH. 44-207-228-8000, fax 44-207-585-0830. Christie's. 310/385-2699, fax 310/ 385-0246. 360 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. www.christies.com . Coys of Kensington. 44-207-584- 815/568-8888, fax 815/568-6615. P.O. Box 422, Marengo, IL 60152. 7444, fax 44-207-584-2733. 2-4 Queen's Gate Mews, London, England 5W7 5QJ. Dana Mecum Auction Company. Russo and Steele. 602/252-2697, www.russoandsteele.com . (AZ) Kruse International. 800/968-4444, fax 260/925-5467. P.O. Box 190, Auburn, IN 46706. Call 503/261-7127 x202 for information, e-mail artdir@sportscarmarket.corn. USAppraisal. 703/759-9100. 25 years experience with collector automobiles, available nationwide. Call or visit our Web site. David H. Kinney, ASA (Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers). E-mail: dhkinney@usappraisal.com; Web: www.usappraisal.com. (VA) 332-8183. Serving SF Bay Area and northern California. Prompt, personal, professional and affordable service for insurance, legal, IRS and pre-purchase inspection. Free phone consultations. baba@sfgate.com; www.bestyellow.com/ classic/index.htm. Joseph L. Troise Appraisals. 415/ 2886. Serving 33 states, valuation, insurance, divorce, trusts, estates, charitable gifts, diminished value, pre-purchase inspections, expert witness.www.autoappraisal.com , email: aag@autoappraisal.com. "Not just one man's opinion." Auto Appraisal Group. 800/848- 537-1868, fax 631/537-2641. P.O. Box 2277, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. KenMotor@aol.com . Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions/ Keith McCormick. 760/320-3290, fax 760/ 323-7031.602 East Sunny Dunes Rd., Palm Springs, CA 92264. classiccarauction.com . Poulain Le Fur. 33-01 58 05 06 07, fax 33-01 45 72 07 77. Commissaire Priseur, Palais des Congres de Paris, 2, place de la Porte Maillot, no 48, 75853 Paris Cedex 17. e-mail: automobile@poulainlefur.com. www.poulainlefuncom. Kensington Motor Group, Inc. 631/ RM Auctions, Inc. 310/246-9880, fax 310/246-9744. 9300 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. #550, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. www.rmauctions.com. Silver Auctions. 800/255-4485,2020 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205. silver@ spokane.net;www.silverauctions.com . Smith & Santiago. 800/944-2816, fax 405/843-6251. 7321 N. Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73116. E-mail Rocky: rockydb5@sbcglobal.net. APPRAISALS Steve Cram's Automobile Appraisal Service. 415/567-1087, fax 415/567-1245. In business for 29 years, licensed, totally independent one-man operation. Work accepted by Lloyds of London, Midlands and all US banks and insurance carriers. No charge for phone consultations. (CA) Dave Brownell's Vintage 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 @sprynetcom. (VT) Charles W. Clarke. Phone/fax: 860/ 658-2714. Automotive consultant/appraiser. Hartford, Connecticut area base. State of Connecticut licensed. 40 plus years automotive experience, appraisals and wherewithal to address most any situation. We can travel. (CT) Dean V. Kruse. 260/927-1111, fax 260/920-2222. Certified appraiser with 35 years in the business, appraisals completed for most of nationwide banks and insurance companies. Kruse International auctions more than 10,000 collector cars per year. One car or collections, donators, estates, disputes, pre-purchase inspections, attorneys, buyers, sellers. All inquiries kept confidential. E-mail: dkruse@myvine.com. 2880. fax 248/557-3511. 15 years in business, IAAA, for loans, estates, divorce, insurance and pre-purchase. Detroit area, will travel. www.jmkclassiccars.com or kawifreek@msn.com. (MI) Classic Car Research. 248/557- 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. Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars. Mark Hyman, 314/524-6000, fax 314/524-0340. Specializing in buying and selling European sports cars. Over 80 in stock. We buy single cars or complete collections, any condition, any location. Quick action. Call today for the straight scoop on the market. (MO) Grand Prix Classics. 858/459-3512, fax 619/459-3512. Specialize in the buying and selling of historic sports cars and racing cars. Large extensive poster inventory. Automotive books, videos, art library. 7456 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037. E-mail: info@grandprixclassics.com; www.grand prixclassics.com. (CA) rience. 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@cosmopolitan motors.com. for you! Call 1-800-922-4050, or visit our Web site at www.hagerty.com . 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 AmericanHobbyistcom. 267-7700, fax 203/267-7773. With over 20 years of experience specializing in exotic, classic and vintage autos, our Lease/Purchase plan is ideal for those who wish to own their vehicle at the end of the term as well as those who like to change cars frequently. Our Simple Interest Early Termination plan allows you the flexibility of financing with the tax advantages of leasing. We make leasing as simple as turning the key. www. WhyNotL ease .com. COLLECTOR CAR LEASING Premier Financial Services. 203/ 5595. Scott Featherman has over 20 years experience and is both a certified IAAA appraiser and ASE master technician. Complete services include appraisals, pre-purchase inspections, expert witness and advisory. Personal, prompt, confidential - available nationwide. For more information, see our listing in SCM Display Advertisers Index. Email: scott@feathco.com Web: wvvw. FeathermanCo.com . (PA) Featherman & Co. Inc. 610/645AUTOMOBILIA 1616, fax 516/367-3260. Authentic vintage posters and memorabilia (195060s). Safety accessories: Halon fire extinguishers; patented lead-alloy knockoff hammers; Ferrari tool kits. Free 30 page list (SASE + $1 postage) RFD 1682, Syosset, NY 11791 Spyder Enterprises: 516/367- Oldtimer Garage. 41-31-819 00 00, fax 41-31-819 51 91. Gurbestrasse 3, CH3125, Toffen, Bern, Switzerland. www.oldtimergarage.com. www.historicalcars.com We Buy—We 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 ofexperience, your satisfaction our priority. Any time —Any place—Anywhere. www. historicalcars.com . MotorCities.com - We'll sell your collector car or motorcycle in 30 days or less or you don't pay! - You pay nothing up front, 1-5% commission upon sale - Custom-Built eBay Auction Pages - Digital Photography Services - Free Market Appraisal - Give us a shot! There's nothing to lose - Phone: 801792-1882, Fax: 443-342-0755, Email: sales@motorcities.com L'art et l'automobile gallery & auction house: 631/329-8580 25 years of experience, 2 auctions yearly (June & December), catalog subscription $20/year or online at www.arteauto.com . We carry a large collection of out-of-print books, vintage posters, prints, artwork, literature, memorabilia, etc. E-mail: jvautoart @aol.com, fax: 631/329-8589. (NY) BUY/SELL/GENERAL Charles S. Crail Automobiles. 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. Email: appraisals@ cosmopolitanmotors.com. (WA) Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 206/ 72  805/568-1934, fax 805/568-1533. Santa Barbara, CA. European classic and sports car specialists. Buy, sell, locate, consign, consult. Over 34 years of experience. Put our experience to work for you. www.charlescrail.com . 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 expe- Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 206/ USA-1965, fax 508/945-6006. The largest national leader on Antique, Classic, Exotic, Rod and Sports Cars with rates starting at 7.99% 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.jjbestcom. COLLECTOR 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.AmericanCollectors.com , or call toll-free. Available in all states except AK and HI. Hagerty Collector Car Insurance. 800/922-4050. Collector cars aren't like their late-model counterparts. These classics actually appreciate in value so standard market policies that cost significantly more won't do the job. With Hagerty, we'll agree on a fair value and cover you for the full amount. No prorated claims, no hassles, no games. See what Hagerty can do COLLECTOR CAR FINANCING J.J. Best Banc & Company. 800/ Putnam Leasing. "Your Best Way to Lease the Best." Greenwich, CT: 800/ 278-0071; Scottsdale, AZ: 888/995-5800. Sole authorized leasing agent for BarrettJackson and Cavallino Classic. Lease to own. Custom-tailored leases from 24-60 months. Equity transfers and early-termination rebates for business and individual needs, serviced coast to coast. Dealer inquiries welcome. New, pre-owned and collectibles since 1983. Please visit www.PutnamLeasing.com . 224-8657, fax 503/223-6953. Award-winning interior restoration. Leather dyeing and color matching. 431 NW 9th, Portland, OR 97209. RESTORATION/GENERAL Guy's Interior Restorations. 503/ VINTAGE EVENTS The Colorado Grand. 1,000 mile tour of western Colorado. Pre-1961 sports cars. Frank Barrett. 970/926-7810, fax 970/926-1815. 2000, fax 415/543-5112. Now in its 33rd year of international transport. Complete service, including import/export, customs clearances, DOT and EPA, air/ocean, loading and unloading of containers. Contact Martin Button, (CA) e-mail: info@cosdel. com; Web site: www.cosdel.com . Passport Transport. 800/325- CLASSIC CAR TRANSPORT Cosdel International. 415/777- 4267, fax 314/878-7295. Classic and specialty cars delivered anywhere in the USA. Special event services, including Pebble Beach, Monterey Historics, Barrett-Jackson, and Auburn. Standardof-the-industry service since 1970. (MO) Intercity Lines, Inc. 800/221- 3936, fax 413/436-9422. Rapid, hassle-free, coast-to-coast service. Insured, enclosed transport for your valuable car at affordable prices. State-of-the-art satellite transport tracking. Complete service for vintage races, auctions, relocation moves. intercitylines.com. (MA) TNT, INC. 518/236-4166, fax 518/ 236-4549. Personalized auto transport service—door to door, coast to coast, open carrier or enclosed carrier. Winching and 24-hour security. First class equipment. Dependable and insured. (NY) PC BEAR Auto Transport specializing in all types: hobby, collector vehicles, toys, neat old stuff, regular cars, parts, and winching. Life long car nut. Sports Car Market


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Equipment serviced and maintained by me. Clean driving record since 1959 in all states. ICCMC, US DOT insured. I sleep in my truck while transporting. Inspection and check delivery service. Door to door delivery. PC Bear, 135 Broad St., Akron, PA 17501. 717/859-1585 Talk to me anytime. Thank you. 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. fredkoller@concourstransport.com , www.concourstransport.com. (WA) ENGLISH British Car magazine. 800/520-8292. The American magazine for British car enthusiasts. Classic profiles, historical articles, club events, technical information, restoration advice. One year (six issues) is $22.95. 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. Austin-Healey Austin-Healey Club USA. 888/ 4AHCUSA, fax 503/528-0533. P.O. Box 6197, San Jose, CA 95150. Oldest national Austin-Healey club and factory club heritage. The resource for all current and future owners. Members receive AustinHealey Magazine, Resource Book, calendar, tech assistance, book discount. Annual dues still just $35. Visa/MC accepted. Visit our Web site: www.healey.org . Aston Martin Rocky Santiago. 405/843-6117, fax 405/843-6251. 7321 N. Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73116. Specializing in Aston Martins, all years, all conditions. Buy/ sell/consign. If you are buying or selling, please call. Also have other English cars, including Healeys, MGs, Triumphs, etc. Automotive Restorations, Inc./ Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARI/ 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.VintageRacingServices.com , www.AutomotiveRestorations.com . Aston Martin Owners Club East Coast and Canada Contact: Robert Stockman, Chairman: 386/446-8081 386/ 445-6000 RMSAMRAD@PCFL.com 20 Marbella Court, Palm Coast, FL. 32137 Sponsors many events including social, concours and speed throughout the year from the east coast to the Mississippi. Historical information, technical resources and sales information relating to old and new cars available to members. Jaguar Jaguar Clubs of North America. 888/CLUBJAG, Write: JCNA, Dept. SCM, 9685 McLeod Rd., RR#2, Chilliwack, BC, CANADA V2P 6H4. Join the primary organization of Jaguar enthusiasts in US/Canada. 52 local clubs provide social and other activities. JCNA sponsors championships in concours, rally, slalom. Members receive bi-monthly Jaguar Journal magazine. www.jcna.com . Morgan Northshore Sportscars 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 847/247-0447. November, 2002  Rolls-Ro■ ce/Bentle ■ Automotive Restorations, Inc./ Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARI/ VRS), 203/377-6745, fax 203/386-0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. VintageRacingServices.com , Automotive Restorations.com . Peter Hageman, Vintage Automobiles. 206/954-1961, fax 425/287-0660. P.O. Box 554, Kirkland, WA 98033. Prewar European autos, Bentley and RollsRoyce, specializing in vintage Bentleys. ALFA ROMEO Parts Alfa Ricambi. 626/281-7933, fax 626/281-7931. Comprehensive supply of parts that puts authorized dealers to shame! To maintain and restore your Alfa, vintage or current. 431 S. Raymond Ave., Unit 101, Alhambra, CA 91803. Jon Norman's Alfa Parts. 510/525- 9435, fax 510/524-3636. Large selection of parts from 1900 series to Milano. Efficient, personal service. 1221 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710. Centerline. 303/447-0239, fax 303/ 447-0257. Restoration and replacement parts, Giulietta through 164. Free catalog. www.centerlinealfa.com . 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. 4351 Seminole Trail, P.O. Box 9036, Charlottesville, VA 22906-9036 Black Bart's Emporium. 800/473- 0078, 2 1 9/47 1 -7278, fax 219/471-6359. 2639 Goshen Road, Ft. Wayne, IN 46808. America's largest supply of badges and emblems for Alfas and other exotics, plus other interesting special parts. Complete your restoration. Performance Motoring Associates 831/338-9703, fax 831/338-2031. Former Alfa Romeo dealer and 20-time SCCA racing champion, Al Leake, has accumulated over 30 years of experience and racing knowledge to compliment his new restoration shop in Boulder Creek, CA. Specializing in Giulietta/Guilia. PMA has an extensive inventory of cars, racing components and parts. Lightweight body panels, Sebring racing suspensions and complete restorations now available at PMA Racing. E-mail Alleake@aol.com, 12895 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006. alfaromeo restorations.com (CA) The DiFatta Brothers, LTD. 800/ 638-7656. Info, 410/426-7524, fax 410/ 426-8194. 5928 Belair Rd., Baltimore, MD 21206. Largest importer of Alfa, Fiat and Lancia parts on the East Coast. Decades ofexperience—we know these cars, and we know the right parts. VISA/MC. Orders, www.difatta.com . Re-Originals. 281/807-1945, fax 281/807-1946. THE US source for original upholstery materials, original rubber mats and gaskets, and original, new European taillights, headlights, grilles and door panels for most Italian cars ('47-'78). Additional distributors wanted. (TX) Repairs / Restoration Britalia, Ltd. 510/548-0240, 2210 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA 94702. We are SPICA and Bosch fuel-injection specialists with 25 years ofexperience servicing Alfa Romeo. We are also intimate with many Maseratis. Nasko's Imports. 503/771-1472, 5409 SE Francis, Portland, OR 97206. Oregon's oldest and most respected Alfa repair and performance tuning facility. Milano spoken here! Ask about our used Alfas for sale. Fast work, fair prices. Italian Performance/GTV City. Don, 650/508-8178. 565-A Bragato Rd., San Carlos, CA 94070. Performance modifications, service, repair and restoration for Italian automobiles. Allow us to do a restoration for you. Dan Sommers's Veloce Motors. 503/274-0064. 1425 NW Flanders, Portland, OR 97209. More than two decades of helping Alfa, Ferrari, Maserati and Lamborghini owners keep their cars on the road while not emptying their bank accounts. Other foreign cars serviced as well. FERRARI / MASERATI / LAMBO ETC. Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo. Sales, 800/547-4455, 503/255-7560. Service and Parts, 800/944-6483, 503/257-9655. America's oldest and most dedicated Ferrari dealer. New and used exotic cars. Also, huge parts department with fast, fast service. 203 NE 122nd Ave., Portland, OR 97203. 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. 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 ofspare parts in stock. Look on my Internet site: www.italparts .com. If you don't find the part there, send us an e-mail: info@italparts.com. Buy Italian engines/parts/cars of pre-war period and '50s and early '60s. I constantly collect and sell all Ferraris, Maseratis and Lamborghinis. 310/274-7440, fax 310/274-9809, simon randy@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) 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) Brian D. Moore Restorations. 916/ 635-3559, fax 916/635-5824. 2347 Gold River Rd., Gold River, CA 95670. Specializing in restoration and reconstruction of exotic and vintage racing motorcars. Appraising service also available. Symbolic Motor Car Company. 619/454-1800, fax 619/454-1890. 7440 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92307. Largest dealer of exotic Ferraris, Jaguars, Alfas and other cars in the world. Always a superb array of important cars on display. Interesting trades always considered. By appointment only, please. www .symbol icmotors.com . Gran Turismo Motors. 818/546- 2971, fax 818/546-2812. 741W. Broadway, Glendale, CA 91204. Ferrari service, sales and concours-winning restorations. Enthusiast-owned and operated with an experienced and friendly technical team ready to deliver the complete Ferrari ownership experience. Michael Sheehan. 949/646-6086, fax 949/646-6978. Always looking for cars to buy, from rare one-offs to serial production ordinaries. Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus—call me first or call me last, I'll make you the best cash offer. Buyers—let me use my thousand-plus car database to help you find a car, or verify the history of one you are looking at. (CA) Thomas Shaughnessey Consulting. 949/366-6211, fax 949/366-6827. Professional buyer of Ferraris, primarily '50s, '60s and '70s. Also have extensive Lambo and Maser experience. Additionally deal in Ferrari engines. Plus—have more than 350 Ferrari wheels in stock. Call today for straight talk and honest advice. San Clemente, CA. Automotive Restorations, Inc./ Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARI/ 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.VintageRacingServices.com , www.AutomotiveRestorations.com . GERMAN Mercedes-Benz Alex Dearborn in Topsfield, MA. 978/887-6644, fax 978/887-3889. Buying, selling and trading vintage Mercedes. Specializing in 3005L. Large database of older MBs. Free listing of your car. Gull Wing Group International. Gary Estep, 530/345-6701. 776 Cessna, Chico, CA 95928. Dedicated to the enjoyment and preservation of 1954 to 1963 Mercedes-Benz 3005L Coupes and Roadsters. You do not have to be an owner to belong. Member benefits include: twelve monthly magazines per year plus a national convention that rotates its location around the country. Also, reproduction parts and much more. Mercedes-Benz Club of Ameri- ca. 800/637-2360. MBCA, 1907 Lelaray St., Colorado Springs, CO 80909. World's largest Mercedes-Benz club, 33,000 members, all models, 1886-onward; excellent 120-page color magazine, The Star, with how-to tech articles, history, new models, racing, hundreds of cars for sale, ads free to members, much more. New car raffle, tech assistance, national events, more; dues $45/ yr.www.mbca.org . Tony LaBella Classic Cars. 856/ 424-1500. 280SLs exclusively. 20 plus 280SLs in stock for sale in any price range from above average drivers to show quality. Not a broker, we own all our inventory and are aggressively looking to buy top-quality 280SLs. Technical and restoration advice always just a phone call away. Locations in New Jersey and Arizona. tonylabella.com . Automotive Restorations, Inc./ Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARI/ 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.VintageRacingServices.com , www.AutomotiveRestorations.com . Porsche Porsche Market Letter. 888/928- 9111, fax 505/838-1222. Send check or Visa/MC to PML/SC, P.O. Box 567, Socorro, NM 87801. Find the Porsche you've been looking for. Over 1,000 Porsches for sale in every issue. 1 year, 12 issues only $55. (Can/Mex $65, overseas $100). phil@pmletter.com ; www.pmletter.com . 356 Registry. 356 Registry, 27244 Ryan Road, Warren, MI 48092. A club for those interested in 356 Porsches. The Registry Magazine is published six times a year. 356 ownership not necessary. Dues $30 annually. Membership information: Barbara Skirmants. www.356registry.org . AMERICAN Shelb ■ Shelby American Automobile Club. 860/364-0449, 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, bi-monthly newsletter as well as a registry.• 73


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SCM Su er Showcase TC. The very best. 900 miles since frame-off restoration in 1995. Many times a show winner. BRG/tan leather. $25,000 (912) 598-7358. (GA) (Nov) 1947 MC- 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Scaglietti Competition Berlinetta. 2701/GT. P.O.A. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, symbolicmotors.com , phone (858) 454-1800, fax (858) 454-1890. (CA) (Nov) 1965 427 AC Cobra Competition Roadster. CSX3111. $330,000. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com , phone (858) 4541800, fax (858) 454-1890. (CA) (Nov) 1946 Maserati 4CL1500 Supercharged Monoposto. 1581. $575,000 For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com , phone (858) 454-1800, fax (858) 454-1890. (CA) (Nov) 1968 Lamborghini Miura Prototype Roadster. 3498. $450,000. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com , phone (858) 4541800, fax (858) 454-1890. (CA) (Nov) S'CM Showcase 1934 Alfa Romeo Tipo B (P3) Scuderia Ferrari Monoposto. 50003 (SF43). P.O.A. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, symbolicmotors. com, phone (858) 454-1800, fax (858) 454-1890. (CA) (Nov) 1960 BMW 700, yellow/black, Cond. #2, spare engine, mileage 82,777. $9,500 OBO, (415) 515-7600. (CA) (Nov) 1971 BMW 2800 CS, green/tan, Cond. #1, Fully restored, mileage 79,217. $18,500 OBO, (415) 515-7600. (CA) (Nov) 1955 Ferrari 500 Mondial Scaglietti Competition Spyder. 0424-0564/MD. $795,000. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolic motors.com , phone (858) 454454- 1890. (CA) (Nov) 1800, fax (858) 1957 AC Bristol. Stunning restoration, two extra sets of wheels. An "E-ticket" ride to any event, Mille Miglia, etc. All receipts on restoration. $85,000. Dean Watts, (775) 883-1936 or e-mail wattsit2me@aol.com . (NV) (Dec) 1994 Ferrari 333 SP Sports Prototype. 006. $725,000. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symolicmotors.com , phone (858) 4541800, fax (858) 454-1890. (CA) (Nov) 1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4 Scaglietti Coupe. 5201. $59,000. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com , phone (858) 4541800, fax (858) 454-1890. (CA) (Nov) 1949 Ferrari 166 F1/F2/FL Scuderia Ferrari Grand Prix. 011/F. P.O.A. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company www.symbolicmotors.com , phone (858) 454-1800, fax (858) 454-1890. (CA) (Nov) 1981 Lola T600 FIA Group B / Group 6 Racer. T600-HU3. $195,000. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com , phone (858) 454-1800, fax (858) 454-1890. (CA) (Nov) Sell your 1991 Riva / Ferrari 32 Twin FerrariEngined Sport Boat. $95,000. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com , phone (858) 454-1800, fax (858) 454-1890. (CA) (Nov) 1987 Ferrari Fl 87188C Twin Turbo 1.5-liter V6 Fl Engine. N.38. $35,000. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com , phone (858) 454-1800, fax (858) 454-1890. (CA) (Nov) collectible car in SCM's Showcase Gallery! See form following page 72 for details. Sports Car Market


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Neat Stuff / Bengt Halvorson Porsche Quartett Card Game Test your level of Porsche geekdom, learn Stuttgart trivia and car specs, and have fun at the same time with this Quartett card game. The perfect thing to have along at car club and concours events. Pocket-size laminated cards. Price: $10. Porsche Cars North America, 888/700-8252, www.us.porsche.com. Shake A Light Flashlight batteries never seem to last. The Forever Flashlight doesn't need them. Just shake it and you get up to five minutes of light. It's a useful item to stash in the trunk of your most breakdown-prone car. There's a standard model and a smaller version to fit your glove compartment. Price: $29.99 for the small light, $39.99 for the large. California Car Cover Company, 800/423-5525, www.calcarcover.com . Rat & Mice Zapper As winter approaches and sunny warm days fade to black, the need for proper storage becomes increasingly evident. You don't like cats and you hate the smell of moth balls. The Rat & Mice Zapper does the trick on rodents without requiring food or nose plugs. Install four AA batteries, place the supplied kibble on the end of the trap and sleep soundly knowing your wiring harness isn't being turned into a literal rat's nest. Quick, clean and humane. Price: $59.95. Griot's Garage, 800/345-5789, www.griotsgarage.com . Piloti Shoes and lined with fire-retardant DuPont Nomex, these mid-cut shoes feature Roll Control with a spherical heel and rubber heel wrap. The right shoe has a reinforced lateral side that enhances footwork. Precision pedal feel never felt so good. Comes in combinations of black/red/blue or blue/ yellow/black, sizes 7 to 131/2. Price: $110. Piloti, 805/4940756, www.piloti.com . dre November, 2002 Master the heel- to-toe downshift while wearing these racing booties, just like the pros. Constructed of suede Retro-style Wheels Join the retro craze and give your Lincoln Blackwood or new Corvette a '50s or '60s flair. Newstalgia Wheels has created a line of retrostyled wheels designed specifically for latemodel cars and trucks. The Magnum 500, Corvette Style Rally, Chrysler Style Rally, Gennie, Solid, Smoothie and more. Wheels are recreated in 16" and 18" billet aluminum rims for use with high-speed tires on modern cars. An individual touch for a mass-produced car. Price: $41-$405. Newstalgia Wheels, 800/281-2819, www.newstalgiawheels.com . Alfa Spider Chassis Stiffener Look like Benjamin Braddock with less cowl shake. International Auto Parts' chassis stiffener for 196-6 and later Alfa Spiders bolts to the steering box and idler arm in the front, and the trailing arm mounts in the rear. Enjoy a rigid framework, eliminating chassis flex, thereby ensuring correct suspension geometry. Better stability, more accurate turning, and quicker cornering. Price: $469. International Auto Parts, 800/726-0555, www.inter national-auto.com . Rolling Workseat Love washing your car more than your knees and back do? Sit, swivel and roll your way to a clean and shiny car with the rolling workseat. Its vented and contoured seat will keep you cool and comfortable while you detail away, and the rugged welded frame ensures you can use it for years. Will support up to 300 lbs. 131/2" by 31" wide, 16" tall. Price: $99. Gentleman's Domain, 800/ 626-6488, www.gentlemensdomain.com .• Send Neat Stuff recommendations to SCM, P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292 Glovebox Notes A brief look at cars of interest that have passed through the SCM stable ***** is best 2003 Hummer H2 Price as tested: $52,510 Likes: Good visibility; decent acceleration; easy-to-engage low range and differential lock; serious off-road ability; can tow 7,000 lbs.; seats fold down easily for larger cargo. Gripes: Comes across as a plasticky knockoff of the Hl; not as roomy as expected; horrendous gas mileage; all-terrain tires render braking and handling marginal on highways; wide enough to make you worry about sideswipes. Fun to drive:* Fun to look at: **or** Overall ownership experience: ** Verdict: On-road driving is a novelty that grows old fast. The H2's size makes it cumbersome, and its width means you might not even be able to fit on your favorite off-road trail. In traffic, you'll feel half road warrior and half barge captain. Oh, and factor in plenty of rude glances from those who deem the H2 the new ecoenemy. Get the idea?—Bengt Halvorson 2002 Opel Vectra OPC Price as tested: $28,000 Likes: 190-horsepower turbocharged 2-liter engine; Recaro front seats; four-wheel disc brakes; DVD player with wireless headphones; excellent and easy-to-use navigation system; sport suspension with Electronic Stability Control. Gripes: Can't get one in the US. Fun to drive: ***** Fun to look at: *** Overall ownership experience: ***** Verdict: We put 2,000 miles on a Vectra OPC in Europe last summer. On the winding road to Gstaad, BMW 5-series hung their heads as we blew by. Stable at speeds in excess of 110 mph, it returned over 25 mpg. It's a shame American drivers equate minivan with Jimmy the Walrus when it comes to handling—the Vectra OPC proves you can have a passel of kids along with a high-performance driving experience.—Keith Martin 75


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eWatch ot long ago, 2002 Thunderbirds were selling for as much as $20,000 over invoice. The "have to be first" mentality has proven to be expensive now that supply has overtaken demand. There were three dozen new 'Birds listed on eBay Motors in the first half of September alone. The highest selling price was $39,600, but that was for one of the special Neiman Marcus editions. A red non-Neiman Marcus car with just ten miles showing, offered without reserve, received 11 bids and sold for $39,000. The others languished around the mid-$30ks and failed to find new homes. Reproductions and "fantasy" pieces—items that were not actually made in the era a viewer would expect—continue to appear on Internet auction sites with regularity. Unfortunately, they continue to sell. Five newly made Packard thermometers, which are currently available from new sign dealers for about $20, were offered in a single month on eBay and sold for prices ranging from $20 to $177.50. The story the seller of the $177.50 example told about the new thermometer should be entered in a creative writing contest, as he spun an engaging tale about finding the piece in an estate sale, hanging on the wall where it had been for 50 years. Two fantasy Harley-Davidson signs were offered by a single seller and sold on eBay for $380 and $345. The seller stated they were from the '50s, but in fact they sprung from the fertile grounds of someone's imagination sometime in the late '70s. Items reproduced 20 or 30 years ago continue to surface. Giving the sellers the benefit of the doubt, they may not be aware that these reproductions aren't genuine. This issue, of slightly aged reproductions being passed off as originals, is only going to worsen. The only real solution is marking reproductions as such, but there will always be that small percentage of vendors who deliberately attempt to deceive. Who could pass by a 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider that "looks like a Ferrari" and was restored by Sam's Auto in the heart of Little Italy? It was offered on eBay Motors with a glowing description and received 15 bids. It sold for SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION  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. 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.   76  r Bomstead by Carl $12,300, which is probably less than the owner had in the car, unless Sam works very inexpensively. A '67 Giulia Super, also on eBay Motors, sold for $9,300 after 18 bids. It had all kinds of performance goodies and recent race history, but the alterations made it ineligible for vintage racing. A more reasonably priced Alfa was offered on eBay and sold for $330 after 33 bids. It was a 1931 8C 2300 Monza and some assembly was required. In fact, all the assembly will be required—it was a 1/8th scale Pocher model. I hope the new owner has a lot of time on his hands, as this kit has a profusion of parts and pieces. SCM is taking bets on whether it will be completed in one year's time, or if we'll just see it slapped back on eBay again when the buyer gets tired of using a magnifying glass and tweezers to assemble his dream car. Here are a few other pieces that sold recently. EBAY MOTORS #2134100282— LALIQUE-STYLE HOOD ORNAMENT. First bid: $65. Number of bids: 6. SOLD AT: $127.50. Date sold: 8/23/2002. These were produced by Coming Glass, not Lalique, and were intended to be decorative centers for ashtrays. As such, they are often referred to as "The Goddess of Smoke." Placed in small "dog bone" radiator caps, they were used as hood ornaments on Model As. With the cap, they can sell for as much as $300, so if the buyer wants to spend another $50 for the cap he stands a good chance of coming close to doubling his money. EBAY #2134352367—SHELL GASOLINE GREEN STREAK PUMP PLATE. First bid: $99. Number of bids: 24. SOLD AT: $3,000. Date sold: 8/24/ 2002. Green Streak was the economy brand for Shell but, based on the price this pump plate realized, it has moved up to premium on collectors' lists. The seller offered a second Green Streak pump plate that had been bent in half and had lost some porcelain. It realized $416.11 with five bids, pointing out that quality comes with a price. EBAY MOTORS #2139822612-1920s TEXACO BLOTTER. First bid: $9.99. Number of bids: 9. SOLD AT: $80.77. Date sold: 9/15/2002. In the era prior to television and mass marketing, gas stations gained customers by providing service and interesting giveaways. Texaco outlets offered a series of about 23 colorful ink blotters depicting various motoring situations. Prices are dependent upon condition and, considering this example was unused, the price realized here was reasonable. EBAY MOTORS #1850102252-1968 MUSTANG 289 CONVERTIBLE. First bid: $4,800.01. Number of bids: 22. SOLD AT: $8,602. Date sold: 8/15/2002. Offered at no reserve, this 'Stang sold for well under the money. It was equipped with a new power top and power steering, and had a fresh coat of paint. The new owner can spend a few thousand upgrading the car and still be $5,000 ahead on its market value. Warning—don't let your collegeage kids read about this or they'll start trying to convince you that buying them a '68 Mustang convertible, at the same price, to take to school makes great fiscal sense. EBAY MOTORS #2135086470— GOODYEAR MOTORCYCLE PORCELAIN SIGN. First bid: $25. Number of bids: 22. SOLD AT: $5,600. Date sold: 9/5/2002. This is a very desirable sign and is on every sign collector's "want" list. It offers all the elements: good condition, great image, strong colors. Simply put, it should have brought more money. Another sold at auction a few years ago for $8,250 so, in comparison, this buyer made an excellent purchase. • 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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1936C. Coupe, 14KOriginal  We Covet the Rare and Unusual, Whether Pedigreed or Proletarian" 1958 LanciaAurelia Convertible 2.8/3C V-6 SSZ Motor  1968 Alfa Romeo GT Jr., Straight, Complete, Runs  1969 Alfa Romeo GTV, Restored to Club Concours Specs  1981 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce, Brown  1936 Austin 7 Roadster  1963 Austin London Taxi, Barn Find  1993 BMW 850ci, Black/Black, 33K Miles  1999 BMW R1100S Motorcyde, Yellow  1966 Cluysler 300 Hardtop, Black/383  1936 Delahaye 135 Labourdette 3-Position Drophead  1946 Delahaye 135 MS Gentleman's Racer  1952 Delahaye 235 Chapron, Former Pebble Beach Entrant  1920 Dodge Roadster, Nice Older Restoration  1960 Dodge Pickup, 01' Yeller  1999 Dodge Viper RT/10, Hand-painted by Lassen  1964 Face! Vega Face! III, Driver/Project  1966 Ferrari 330 GTS, Long-term Owner  1982 Ferrari 400i A, Black, great driver  1984 Ferrari Mondial Quattrovalvo le, 40K  1997 Ferrari 355 Spyder, Red/Tan  1964 FordThunderbirdConvertible  1950Jaguar Mark V Drophead, 3.4 Litre  1959Jaguar Mark I, Recent Partial Restoration  1961 Jaguar Mark II Custom Cabriolet, Project  1969 Jaguar E-Type 2+2, Restored Silver/Black  1970 Jaguar E-Type 2+2,4-speed, Restored, Red/Black  1953Jaguar XK120DHC, Restored, Red/Tan  $12,500 $4,500 $17,500 $4,250 $45,000 $3,750 $40,000 $6,995 $4,995 $115,000 $275,000 $175,000 $125,000 $12,950 $4,500 1965 Lancia Flaminia Super Sport Zagato, SeriesV  1972 Lancia Fulvia Zagato, 1600cc  1976 Lincoht Mark IV, Bill Blass  1971 Maserati Ghibli Spyder, 27,000 Original Miles  1931 Mercedes-Benz 370 Manheim Cabriolet  1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 S Coupe, Black/Fitted Luggage  1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing, Ex-Paul O'Shea  1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 d, Ivory/Red, Restored  1967 Mercedes-Benz 250 SEb, Nice Driver  1969 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.9, Nicely Restored  1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL, Restored Silver/Black  1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Coupe/Lovely Original  1974 Mercedes-Benz 280 SLC, 5-speed  1968 Mercury Montego MX Convertible  $110,000 1965 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud III, Beater Driver  1959 Rover American Conversion, Sweetie Pie  $25,000 $37,000 $9,500 $22,500 $21,500 $21,500 $78,500 WATERCRAFT 1947WesternFairliner Torpedo  Fully restored to Lake Tahoe specs 1947 Harco 40 Mahogany Pleasure Yacht  $75,000.00 $120,000.00 Twin 440s. Cruises at 35 las. Art Deco head turner. Very expensive when new. $185,000 1966 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible, Extremely Nice  $22,500 1965 Pontiac Tempest Convertible, 326  $19,995 $7,500 1957 Moris Minor 1000 Coupe, No Motor  $38,500 $75,000 $17,500 $110,000 $140,030 $75,000 $275,000 $38,500 $13,500 $15,000 $22,500 $25,995 $7,500 $5,995 1961 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud H, Rococo meets Timothy Leary  $25,500 $15,995 $4,995 $27,500 $9,500 $6,500 $1,800 1955 Chriscraft29'Beautifulex-TahoeMahoganySpeedboat.....$48,500.00 Twin Hercules 6 cyl. Small galley and head. Recent re-fitting. Fascinating history. 1958 Richardson41'  $55,000.00 Formerly of the Miller Brewing family, hence its name "High Life". Very nice boat. PUR SANG DE ARGENTINA The world's best Bugatti replicas, hand made in Argentina, Type 35B with supercharger. Virtually all parts are interchangeable with original. Blindinglyfast as experienced by Phil Hill. Type 52 children's electric cars, Testarossa electric cars. Bugatti vices and spare parts. Expertly crafted and finished by our brothers down south in the land of silver and metal crafting masters. Cosmopolitan Motors LLC is proud to be the Exclusive Importer for Pur Sang in North America. VINTAGE WINES Expensive, extensive, eclectic collection of significant wines of Bordeaux, Burgundy, C,alifornia, Washington, Oregon, and Italy. Old vintages to recent releases. Inquire. RECYCLED OLD GROWTH TIMBER Hundreds of thousands of board feet of old growth Douglas Fir. Tongue and groove, clear vertical grain with no nail holes. Eighty years old from five hundred year old trees, also California Redwood, 2x4, 2x6, 4x6, 6x8, 3x12, perfect original condition, previously used in food production never exposed to toxins or chemicals. Impossible to find on today's market. Inquire. Always Buying - Experts in Shipping. We appraise collector cars world-wide for insurance or settlements. (206) 467-6531 Fax (206) 467-6532 2030 8th Avenue - cosmopolitanmotors.com Seattle, Washington 98121


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THAT'S NOT A HERD OF WILD MUSTAN(iS IN THE DISTANCE, ITS 300 HORSES UNDER THE HOOD. 32" ANNUAL COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION & SHOW DESERT CLASSIC 1929 Duesenberg J Murphy Convertible Coupe 1981 Penske PC-9B Bobby Unser 1937 Cadillac Fleetwood Dual Cowl Phaeton 1896 Benz Dos A Dos Touring Batmobile Returns Automobile 1955 Mercedes Benz 300 SL Gullwing 1931 Cadillac Convertible Coupe 1994 Lamborghini Diablo VT Coupe 1960 Mercedes Benz 300 SL Roadster 1955 Mercedes Benz 300 SL Gullwing $750,000 $530,000 $315,000 $216,000 $201,000 $149,900 $130,000 $125,000 $115,000 $114,500 January 10 -12, 2003 I Scottsdale, AZ Three Decades of Record Setting Prices at Scottsdale 1933 Pierce Arrow Custom Speedster 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L-88 Coupe 1960 Ferrari 250 Cabriolet 1926 Minerva CL Town Car 1934 Packard Sports Rumbleseat Roadster 1957 Ford Thunderbird Convertible 1930 Franklin Pursuit Dual Cowl Phaeton 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster 1940 Ford Convertible Coupe 1933 Ford Coupe $114,400 $107,000 $100,000 $84,000 $80,560 $79,000 $69,960 $65,720 $58,830 $53,000 800 Vehicles Expected! 1929 Duesenberg J Murphy Convertible Coupe Sold for $750,000 1981 Penske PC-9B Bobby Unser Sold for $530,000 1937 Cadillac Fleetwood Dual Cowl Phaeton Sold for $315,000 CONSIGN YOUR CAR TODAY TO ENSURE PRIME PLACEMENT kruse.com I 800.968.4444 Upcoming Event Schedule Sept. 28 - 29, 2002 New Braunfels, TX Oct. 12, 2002 Enochs Private Collection Auction Kansas City, KS Oct. 19, 2002 Walther Estate Auction Dayton, 01-1 Nov. 22 - 24, 2002 Dallas, TX ©2002 eBay, Inc. Design trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners. All items subject to availability. 1896 Benz Dos A Dos Touring Sold for $216,000 INTERNATIONAL an INA h company Jan. 3 - 5, 2003 Ft. Lauderdale, FL


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FERRARI 360 GT Automatic Chronograph GP GIRARD-PERREGAUX MANUFACTURE DEPUIS 1791 For the distinguished dealer nearest you, call 1-877 TIME 4 GP or 1-877-846-3447 Visit GIRARD-PERREGAUX at www.girard-perregaux-usa.com