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PROFILED: 1959 ALFA SPIDER VELOCE, 1967 FERRARI 330 GTC, 1976 LANCIA. 0 7 STRATOS, 1918 STUTZ S ROADSTER, 1966 VW 21 -WINDOW MICROBUS e °I• • , nsider's Guide to Collecting ■ E)0 o, 1=.1=1 L._ 20 ,00 USA $4.95 Canada S6.95 www.sportscarmarket.com Color-challenged '49 MG-TC Makes a Huge $21,200 - '54 Gullwing Strong at $182,300 - '57 BMW 507 Brings a Staggering $288,800- '57 Bel Air Convertible Over the Top at $77,380. And always 500 cars for sale inside...

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second-annual  Motor Cars at a huge success! en $14 million in automobile sak' and an re of 80 erccnt, the snec.racuiar Pita Caritou was the :.erting 1934 Alfa Romeo Tipo B (P3) CI) FOR $2.1 MILLION `-1 1965 Ferrari 250LM Berlinetta " $2.3 MILLION .artd. 1966 275 GTB/C SOLD FOR $1.15 MILLION 1961 Ferrari 250GT SWB Spyder California $1.1 MILLION tvnown(A Tviontf'rey Sports Car Auction. 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 Berlinetta SOLD FOR $440,000 2000 marks the fifteenth anniversary for the world's biggest and best sports and race car auction. Held on the Friday and Saturday night before the renowned Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, more than 800 registered bidders and thousands of car lovers flock to the Doubletree Hotel. Many collectors view the Monterey sale as the auction highlight of the weekend. Call for consignment information or confidential assessments at: Jack Boxstrom phone: 1.613.476.9132 fax: 1.611 476 email: montereyjack@rmc Dana Santavy phone: 1.519.352.4575 fax 1.519. email: dana@rmcars.com

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AUCTIONS INC. 1931 Duesenberg Model J Tourster $720,000 1929 Duesenberg Model J Sports Sedan $520,000 1958 Bentley Si Drophead OR $330,000 1957 Chevrolet Be! Air Convertible (F1) SOLD FOR $88,000 1- hc h rk  N.10i  ruc CAU  ritOriC I  1 ').:"  of fax::  !, •  . truck  it.%1—;:l..0. - C-S  thy VIEADOW BROOK HAII VI N-rAc F MOTOR CARS AT — -

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Quail Lodge, Monterey 19 August 2000 A Sale of Important Motor Cars and Automobilla Quail Lodge Entries are now invited Brooks USA return to Quail Lodge, Carmel, California for the third successive year. Our 1999 sale witnessed record prices. With some truly great cars already entered in the 2000 auction, it will prove to be again a sale of spectacular proportions. For further information please contact Paul Clark or Mark Osborne on +1 415 391 4000. 1) 1962 Ferrari Dino 196sp recently sold for S1,285,000 2) 1956 Jaguar D-Type recently sold for 51,010,000 3) 1952 Mercedes-Benz 300SL TYP W1 94s recently sold for S1,900,000 4) 1938 Delahaye 135 Competition recently sold for S1,322,500 USA Brooks Auctioneers Inc 500 Sutter Street Union Square, San Francisco California 94102 T:+1 (415) 391 4000 F:+1 (415) 391 4040 UK Brooks Auctioneers Ltd 81 Westside London SW4 9AY United Kingdom T:+44 (0) 207 228 8000 F:+44 (0) 207 585 0830 Europe Brooks Europe SA 10 Rue Blavignac 1227 Carouge-Geneva Switzerland T:+41 (0) 22 300 3160 F:+41 (0) 22 300 3035 Australia Brooks Goodman Pty Ltd 7 Anderson Street, Double Bay Sydney, New South Wales Australia 2028 T:+61 (02) 9327 7311 F:+61 (02) 9327 2917 ROOKS SPECIALIST AUCTIONEERS & VALUERS

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SPORTS CAR MARKET Editor & Publisher: Keith Martin Managing Editor: Cindy Banzer Art Director: Scott Abts Copy Editor: Cecile Nierodzinski Research & Copy Editor: Bill Neill Subscriptions: Andrea Cole Auction Editor: Dave Brownell Contributing Editors: Gary Anderson Michael Duffey Alexander Leventhal Jim Schrager Auction Reporters: John Apen, Dave Kinney, Bob LeFlufy, Phil Skinner Contributors: Pat Braden, Keith Duly, Glenn Herz, Raymond Milo, Michael Sheehan Vintage Motorcycles: Tom Young European Correspondents: Giuseppe Tomasetti, Jurgen End Production Staff: Gary DaShiell Consultant: Ken Shaff For advertising information, call Scott Abts, 503/261-0555; fax 503/252-5854, sabts@sportscarmarket.com . For subscription information, call Andrea Cole, 503/261-0555; fax 503/252-5854, service@sportscarmarket.com The information in Sports Car Market 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 2000 by the Sports Car Market magazine, in this format and any other used by Keith Martin Publications. SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION Sports Car Market magazine (ISSN #10771751) is published monthly by Keith Martin Publications, 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland OR 97215-1429. Periodicals postage paid at Medford, OR and additional entries. Subscription rates are $48 for 12 monthly issues in the US, $68 Canada/Mexico, Europe $78, Asia/Africa/Middle East $88. Subscriptions are payable in advance in US currency. Make checks to: Sports Car Market. Visa/MC accepted. For instant subscription, call 24-hours 503/252-5812; fax 503/252-5854. POSTMASTER Send address changes to Sports Car Market 6833 SE Pine Ct. Portland OR 97215-1429 CPC IPM Sales Agreement No, 1296205 22 Classifieds Alfa Romeo 27 Ferrari 29 Etceterini & Everything Else 18 30 Vintage Race Cars 59 American 63 English 69 German 10 23 70 Resource Directory 32 61 61 65 71 Display Advertiser's Index 65 72 Classified Order Form 78 Showcase Gallery 66 76 Sports Car Markept Mini-Profiles 21 1959 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 8000 rpm and no redline on the tach. 2F 1967 Ferrari 330 GTC The best driving vintage V12. 28 1976 Lancia Stratos Coupe A thinly disguised competition car. 58 1918 Stutz Series S Roadster Bearcat fun at half the price. 62 1952 Jaguar XK 120 Roadster Frank Lloyd Wright drove one. 67 1966 Volkswagen 21-window Microbus Which way to Woodstock? Market Reports 34 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale, AZ RM Classic Cars Phoenix, AZ Column! 6 Shifting Gears Keith Martin News, Previews & Gossip Cindy Banzer Auction 101 Bob LeFlufy Ask Mr. Kerb Michael Duffey Bike Buys Tom Young Notes From Europe Giuseppe Tomasetti 26 Sheehan Speaks Michael Sheehan 31 The Wrenching Truth Bill Neill 60 Legal Files Alexander Leventhal 64 The Appraiser's Corner Steve Cram - '31 Ford Custom Rod 65 Motobilia Carl Bomstead - 1920s Distler Keywind Automobile 68 Porsche Gesprach Jim Schrager Departments Auction Calendar You Write, We Read Mystery Photo Comments With Your Renewals Affordable Classics - BMW 2002 The Twenty Year Picture - Blue-chip Beauties Vintage Rally Calendar Mystery Photo Answers Book Reviews Barrett-Jackson Insider's Tour 011 IL21111 -DodEeKot , P 12  S N T S  /fr. 11.  , 1. /  www.barrett-lackson.wm .411par,...  lidhhli SCO1 1 S RIMINIMM

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Shifting Gears by Keith Martin Buicks and Pontiacs and Alfas, Oh My eneral Motors recently announced that it has purchased 20% of Fiat Auto, and that Fiat has, in return, purchased 5% of GM. Buried in the body of an article in the Wall Street Journal was the following statement: "In the US., where Fiat hasn't playedfor years , the two are likely to team up. The first products consumers are likely to see will be Fiat's Alfa Romeo sports cars, sold through GM's U.S. dealer network." G A little more sleuthing uncovered that Fiat was considering offering the next-generation Alfa 156 sedans in the US, beginning in 2003. At this time, reintroducing Fiat or Lancia products is not being considered. This leads us to wonder just how well Chevrolet or Buick or Pontiac dealers will understand Alfa Romeos, and how adept they will be at selling and servicing them. Recall the ill-fated marriage between Alfa and Chrysler, when Milanos and Alfa Spiders were packed cheek-byjowl in showrooms with minivans and Ram trucks. Alfa, for its part, has to build cars to a far better standard than ever before. The American market, spoiled by the excellence of the current product offerings by most other manufacturers, won't tolerate the myriad of glitches and problems that have typified all previous Alfa offerings, no matter how exotic the exhaust note the Italian thoroughbred might have. Perhaps the General will see the light, and realize that it is actually a car company with a proud heritage (consider the vintage Chevelle 454s, Corvettes and Bel Airs we cover in this issue, all commanding six-figure or near sales prices) rather than a finance organization selling autos and trucks as a sideline. Perhaps Alfa Romeo management will suddenly find the corporate will to build cars to a world standard, rather than just good enough to satisfy its captive home market. If both things happen, Alfa has the potential for a remarkable renaissance in America. If neither happens, we predict another unfortunate chapter of ill-built cars sold in an ill-conceived fashion by an ill-prepared vendor. Let's hope for the former. See You in Monaco European editor Joe Tomasetti has invited me to co-drive with him this May in a new vintage event, the "Modena Cento Ore Classic" (100 Hours of Modena). The event follows the Tour de France motif and is a "Giro d'Italia." The first race occurs on May 20 in the center of Modena, with hay bales lining the street. During the next four days, we will race on 6 Is this good news for Alfisti? Just two years ago when Alfa Romeo was the featured marque at Concorso Italiano, Fiat executives present reaffirmed that there were no plans to bring Alfa back to the US. The possibility of having an official Alfa presence is stunning news, and no doubt, Alfa fanatics are cruising the Internet at this very moment to find out just what the current 156 looks like. There's a downside to this equation. For the past decade, General Motors has proven to be extremely adept at throwing away market share. The proud company that once sold nearly 50 out of every 100 new cars in America is reduced to scrabbling to stay in the 30% marketshare range. Increasingly, its sales pitches have emphasized price rather than product quality or innovations. tracks in Misano, Imola, Varano (Parma), and Fiorano. In addition, there are two special sections/hillclimbs each day, plus high-speed timed transits between the stages. The event is limited to eighty cars. Our mount will be Tomasetti's trusty Alfa Romeo GT Junior, now a "Senior" with an engine that has mysteriously gained displacement and horsepower. We're looking to improve on our finishes; in the '97 Tour Auto, our ride was cut short when the driveshaft donut on the Alfa exploded, sending Tomasetti to the hospital for shrapnel removal and thirty-six stitches in his left leg, which had been resting against the transmission tunnel. In the '98 Tour de France Automobile, on the last day of competition, we slid ignominiously from 1st to 3rd in class by, in the best Italian tradition, lollygagging too long at a cappucino stand during a transit section and missing our start for the final special stage. Following the event, Ms. Banzer and I will stop in Brescia for the beginning of the Mille Miglia Storica and cheer Tomasetti on in his Maserati 150S. Then it's on to Monaco for the Brooks and Barrett-Jackson events. Your Turn Tomasetti's Alfa on the bank at the Montlhery Autodrome. For SCM subscribers only: Enclosed in this issue's polybag is our first-ever "five-minute" subscriber survey. We've gone through a lot of changes during the past few months, including switching to coated stock and doubling the number of our color pages. In the near future, we will need to expand the number of pages in the magazine. Due to the printing process we use, the page count goes up in increments of sixteen. With this new space for editorial and advertising coming available, we wanted to ask you, our valued readers, what areas you would like to see expanded. The survey is completely confidential, with no provision for name or address information. As our way of thanking you for taking the time to fill it out, we've included an "honorsystem" coupon good for a color Showcase ad. Please take a moment to let us know how we're doing with SCM, and about your interests. We've come a long way together, and look forward to continue serving your collecting needs in the future. On the Cover It's a cat on the prowl gracing our cover this month, a Group 44 Jaguar XJR-5 driven by Bob Tullius at Le Mans in 1985. In this painting by well-known Argentinean artist Alfredo De la Maria, the GTP car is depicted approaching 200 mph as it thunders down the short Les Hunaudieres Straight. The V12-powered Jaguar finished 13t h overall and first in its class. The car on the cover is now owned and campaigned in historic racing by Jim Rogers, and ran in the 90-minute Enduro at the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona in February of this year. This image will be available as a print later this year, with an edition of 750, measuring 24 x 36 inches, on canvas at $375 each. A separate edition of 500 on paper will be $125 each. Phone 925/736-3444, fax 925/736-4375, www.blackhawkart.com . • Sports Car Market

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CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS 1971 FERRARI 712 CAN Am. ESTIMATE ON REQUEST. d/X eitait 63WWY AT THE LYNDHURST PROPERTY IN TARRYTOWN, NEW YORK 29 APRIL 2000 1967 FERRARI 275 GTB/4. ESTIIVIATE: $350,000-450,000 WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING CONSIGNMENTS FOR OUR UPCOMING AUCTION AT THE PETERSEN MUSEUM IN LOS ANGELES ON JUNE 17 For further information, please contact: NEW YORK: Miles Morris Tel: (212) 636 2277 Fax: (212) 636 4926 BEVERLY HILLS: David Gooding, Malcolm Welford, Ian Kelleher Tel: (310) 385 2699 Fax: (310) 385 0246 LONDON AND CONTINTENTAL EUROPE: Rupert Banner, Colin Warrington, Nicholas Benwell, Christian Philippsen Tel: (44 020) 7389 2851 FAX: (44 020) 7627 8917 CATALOGUES: United States: (800) 395 6300 Worldwide: (44 020) 7389 2820 www.christies.com/cars

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"THEAucrroo• Don Williams 6. Richie Clyne present 99 Antique, Classic & Special Interest Automobile Auction & Exposition Sale • • • • Come join us at this exciting auction at the Imperial Palace Hotel & Casino in Fabulous Las Vegas. Over 350 cars expected at The Auction; many selling at "No Reserve". For more information regarding "The Auction", please contact Rob Williams at (702) 794-3174 or visit our web site at www.vegasauction.com . There is still time to consign your special automobile for this great event! • • Robb Report le Worldwide Collector Car Insurance The Auction, Inc.  CAR COLLECTOR 3535 Las Vegas Blvd. South  Las Vegas, Nevada 89109  KRUSE INTERNATIONAL Auctioneers and Marketing Partners (702) 794-3174 Fax: (702) 369-7430 e-mail: info@vegasauction.com Web site: www.vegasauction.com

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News, Previews & GOSSIP by Cindy Banzer Gossip Hotline: 503/ 261-0555 FAX: 503/ 252-5854 E-mail: cbanzer@sportscarnnarketcom Labor Day weekend, 9/2-3/00, features Minis and Morgans. Ph) 503/504-ABFM; www.abfm-pdx.com (OR). The Pacific Northwest, Adirondack Mountains and Blue Ridge Mountains are the destinations of the three 2000 Ferrari Challenge Rallies. The rallies, open to any Ferrari, are a Mille Miglia-style event. Inquiries, write to Challenge Rally, Ferrari N.A., 250 Sylvan Ave., Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632. The Australian Mille Miglia, 10/24- Twenty of the past "Best of Show" winners showcase the 50th Anniversary of Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, 8/20/00; coachbuilt Tear Drop Talbot Lagos and Boattail-bodied cars are the featured marque. Ph) 831/659-0663 (CA). Haynes Motor Museum, Somerset, UK, sponsors a 2-Day Classic on 4/1516/00. The event starts at Donington Park Race Circuit, Derbyshire, stops at the Jaguar and Daimler Heritage Centre, Coventry, and ends at the British Motor Heritage Centre in Gaydon. The second day includes the Prescott Hill Climb and finishes at the Wiltshire circuit of Castle Combe. Contact Haynes Motor Museum, 011 (44) 01963 440804 (UK). Spring Carlisle 2000, 4/27-30/00, Carlisle Pennsylvania Fairground, presents, on 82 acres, over 8,100 vendor spaces, a 100+ table toy show and a Car Corral. Ph) 717/243-7855; www.carsat carlisle.com (PA). Cinco de Mayo, 5/5/00, 6:00-10:00 PM, at the Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, spotlights the 50th Anniversary of the inaugural Mexican Road Race. Cars, drivers and crew from the first race will be featured. Ph) 323/964-6359 (CA). The Annual All-British Car, Cycle and Parts Swap Meet, 6/18/00, open to all British cars, bikes, and period sports cars from Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri, occurs at the Ameristar Casino, Council Bluffs, IA. Ph) 402/496-2006; Fax 402/636-3972 (IA). The 24th Annual All British Field Meet, Portland International Raceway, April, 2000  28/00, highly recommended by Martin Swig, long-time participant in the Mille Miglia and organizerof the USA Mille Miglia, has ocean-front roads reminiscent of California's Highway 1, rich wine country and great mountain roads. Swig says, "Don't miss this one. You can even rent a car to use in the event." Ph) 415/2922701; Fax 415/292-2790 (CA). Auctions The 3rd Annual Sarasota Kruse Auc- tion, Sarasota Classic Car Museum, 12/ 99, hosted by Martin Godbey, Vintage Motors of Sarasota, with sales over $1.6 million, sold 102 of the 238 lots. Highlights included a '53 Corvette, 35th built, $61,425; '85 Lamborghini Countach, $62,750; '90 Ferrari TR, $62,738, and an '80 MGB, 7,000 miles, $12,495. Ph) 941/355-6500; Fax 941/359-0810 (FL). Spectrum hosts the 6th Annual Palm Springs Car Classic, 4/7-9/00, with a 50-car no-reserve auction on 4/7/00, followed by a 400-car collector car auction on 4/8-9/00. Ph) 818/225-8828; Fax 818/225-8848 (CA). After a highly successful, 80% selling rate, $14M auction at Amelia Island, RM Auctions hosts their next event on 4/7-9/ 00, in Toronto, ON, Canada, featuring low-mileage muscle cars. Their 4/ 28-30/00 Novi, MI, auction showcases no-reserve cars including a '60 Chrysler 300F convertible, '66 Bloomington Gold Corvette, '57 and '59 Ford T-Birds, and a '29 Packard. Ph) 519/352-4575; Fax 519/ 351-1337 (ON). Christie's Tarrytown, NY, auction, 4/29/00, features cars from a '10 Pope Hartford Model T Pony Tonneau, to a '57 M-B 300SC Cabriolet to a '71 Ferrari 712 Can-Am. Following Tarrytown, Christie's next auction will be at the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles, as part of the California Classic Weekend. Held on 6/17/ 00, it features the Prototype '47-50 Tipo 166 Le Mans Berlinetta, with coachwork by Carrozzeria Touring. Ph) 310/3852645; Fax 310/385-0246 (CA). Bloomington Gold 2000, 6/22-25/ 00, presented by Dana Mecum, has over 200 Corvettes and Chevys for sale. Over 2,000 Corvettes will run the Illinois-based Road Tour 2000. Ph) 815/568-1960; Fax 815/568-8650 (IL). New Stuff Black Bart's Emporium has block letter script for Alfa Romeo's Giulia 1600 Spider and 2600 Spider. See these badges, and other Italian car badges and scripts, on their new web site, www.blackbarts.com . Ph) 219/471-7278; Fax 219/ 471-6359 (IN). Awards Robert E. Petersen, recipient of the 2000 Meguiar's Collector Car Hobby's Person of the Year Award, will be honored on 5/16/00 at the Petersen Museum. Petersen is the founder of Petersen Pub- Collector Car Person of the Year Robert E. Petersen. lishing Co., which publishes special-interest consumer magazines and books, including Hot Rod and Motor Trend. The Petersens founded the Petersen Automotive Museum in '94 and recently offered a substantial gift to put the Museum under an independent, non-profit foundation dedicated to furthering the collector car hobby. For ticket information, call 800/ 854-8073; Fax 310/785-9240 (CA). • 9

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 CALENDAR Auction  APRIL Oregon - April 1, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Portland North Carolina - April 7-8, 2000 [(RUSE INT. - Charlotte Canada - April 7-9, 2000 RM AUCTIONS - Toronto, Ontario California - April 7-9, 2000 SPECTRUM AUCTION - Oregon - April 7-9, 2000 PORTLAND SWAP MEET - Portland Missouri - April 8-9, 2000 [(RUSE INT. - Branson Kansas - April 15, 2000 MECUM - Kansas City Washington - April 15-16, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Seattle Nevada - April 15-16, 2000 "THE AUCTION" - England - April 16, 2000 BROOKS UK - Stafford - Motorcycles France - April 17, 2000 POULAIN & LE FUR - Palais des Congres Colorado - April 21-22, 2000 KRUSE INT. - Denver England - April 27, 2000 BROOKS UK - Hendon, London Texas - April 28-29, 2000 [(RUSE INT. - Dallas Michigan - April 28-30, 2000 RM AUCTIONS - Novi New York - April 29, 2000 CHRISTIE'S - Tarrytown Iowa - MECUM - Des Moines April 29, 2000 Las Vegas Illinois - MAY KRUSE INT. - Volo Idaho - May 5-7, 2000 May 6, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Boise Palm Springs Indiana - May 12-14, 2000 KRUSE INT. - Auburn England - May 13, 2000 BROOKS UK - London Aston Martin Motor Cars England - May 15, 2000 COYS OF KENSINGTON - London North Carolina - May 19-20, 2000 KRUSE INT. - Raleigh California - May 19-21, 2000 RM AUCTIONS - Newport Beach Washington - May 20, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Spokane New York - May 26-27, 2000 KENSINGTON MOTOR GROUP - Bridgehampton Monaco - May 26-27, 2000 BROOKS EUROPE - Monte Carlo Illinois - May 26-28, 2000 MECUM - Belvidere Monaco - BARRETT-JACKSON - Espace Fontvielle May 27, 2000 Indiana - May 27, 2000 [(RUSE INT. - Auburn JUNE Oklahoma - June 2-4, 2000 KRUSE INT. - Tulsa Montana - June 3, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Billings England - June 3, 2000 BROOKS UK - Northamptonshire Rolls-Royce & Bentley Motor Cars Minnesota - MECUM - St. Paul Idaho - June 16-17, 2000 June 16-17, 2000 California - June 17, 2000 CHRISTIE'S - Utah - June 17-18, 2000 KRUSE INT. - SILVER AUCTIONS - Coeur d' Alene Los Angeles Salt Lake City England - June 22-23, 2000 BROOKS UK - Chichester, Sussex Goodwood Festival of Speed Illinois - June 22-25, 2000 MECUM - Bloomington Washington - June 24, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Puyallup France - June 26, 2000 POULAIN & LE FUR - Palais des Congres JULY Wyoming - SILVER AUCTIONS - Teton Village Montana - July 1-2, 2000 July 8, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Missoula Iowa - July 15, 2000 MECUM - Des Moines Wisconsin - England - England - July 21-23, 2000 MECUM - Elkhart Lake Road America Auction July 22, 2000 COYS OF KENSINGTON - Silverstone Circuits BROOKS UK - Beaulieu - Motorcycles England - July 23, 2000 July 27, 2000 BROOKS UK - Beaulieu AUGUST Nevada - August 3-6, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Reno Michigan - August 5, 2000 RM AUCTIONS - Auburn Hills Meadow Brook Germany - August 5, 2000 BROOKS EUROPE - Niirburgring California - August 16-20, 2000 BLACKHAWK - Pebble Beach California - August 18-19, 2000 RM AUCTIONS - Monterey California - August 19, 2000 BROOKS - Quail Lodge Indiana - MECUM - Valparaiso Washington - August 19, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Spokane California - CHRISTIE'S - Pebble Beach Indiana - KRUSE INT. - Auburn Exclusively 280SL's Low mileage and original cars are our specialty to buy or sell. Several cars in stock for immediate delivery. FINANCING • LEASING • TRANSPORTATION TONY LaBELLA CLASSIC CARS 2 Springdale • Cherry Hill, New Jersey (856) 424-3612 www.tonylabella.corn ■IMMj 10  Sports Car Marke Indiana - SEPTEMBER September 1-5, 2000 KRUSE INT. - Auburn Idaho - KRUSE INT. - Boston For your FREE listing in this directory, and for display advertising information, please contact Scott Abts. 503/261-0555, fax 503/252-5854, e-mail: artdir©sportscarmarket.com . The Complete Insider's Guide to Collecting. SPORTS CAR MARKET September 2-3, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Sun Valley Massachusetts - September 9, 2000 August 20, 2000 August 30-31, 2000 August 19, 2000 England - September 9-10, 2000 BROOKS UK - Beaulieu - Autojumble North Carolina - September 16, 2000 KRUSE INT. - Charlotte Illinois - September 16, 2000 SOTHEBY'S - Chicago Motorcycles Iowa - September 23, 2000 MECUM - Des Moines Washington - September 23-24, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Tacoma OCTOBER France - Early October 2000 BROOKS EUROPE - Paris Pennsylvania - October 4-7, 2000 BLACKHAVVK - Hershey Pennsylvania - October 6, 2000 BROOKS - Hershey Nevada - October 6-7, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Las Vegas England - October 11, 2000 COYS OF KENSINGTON - Islington England - October 15, 2000 BROOKS UK - Stafford - Missouri - Motorcycles Canada - October 20-22, 2000 RM AUCTIONS - Toronto, Ontario October 20-22, 2000 KRUSE INT. - Branson Oregon - October 21, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Portland Michigan - October 27-29, 2000 RM AUCTIONS - Novi Washington - October 28, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Spokane NOVEMBER England - November 2000 BROOKS UK - Harrogate England - November 2000 CHRISTIE'S - London Illinois - November 3-4, 2000 MECUM - Arlington Heights Idaho - November 11, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - California - Boise California - November 18-19, 2000 KEITH McCORMICK'S PALM SPRINGS AUCTIONS - Palm Springs November 20-21, 2000 SPECTRUM AUCTION - Marina del Rey DECEMBER Kansas - December 1-2, 2000 MECUM - Kansas City Washington - December 2, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Spokane England - December 2, 2000 BROOKS UK - Olympia, London Motorcycles England - December 4, 2000 BROOKS UK - Olympia, London England - December 11, 2000 COYS OF KENSINGTON - Islington Switzerland - BROOKS EUROPE - Ferrari Motor Cars December 16,2000 Gstaad Contact information for most auction companies may be found in the Resource Directory at the back of this issue. •

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Auction 101 Part 4 of an Insider's Look at an Auction IN Your Car, at Your Price by "Fairly Honest" Bob LeFluft hen we left last month's thrilling episode, your opponent had pushed his bid to $39,500 on the Corvette you are trying to buy at auction. Let's see how it all turns out. war, to control the pace of the bidding. Your opponent has bid $39,500. Now you are talking to the ringman, who wants you to bid $40,000. You are going to try and confuse the other bidders by varying the pace and size of your bidding increments. You have already decided that $45,000 is the price you want to pay for the car, and you are reluctantly willing to go as high as $47,500, if you have to. The ringman, the auctioneer, and the other bidders, if they can see you, are watching your body language very closely, attempting to read your plans. Let your body say no at this point. Backing slightly away, you shake your head, with your eyes downward. Everything about you says you are about to leave the building. Stall as long as you can, before signaling your next bid of $40,000. 1. CONTROLLING THE PACE OF THE SALE. It is important, in the last part of a bidding 2. NOW SURPRISE THEM. 142,500," you hear from your opponent. Quickly now, pull the ringman towards you and say $45,000. Very quickly, you have made a substantial jump in the bid to startle the other bidder and to make it plain that you intend to take this car home with you. Often a jump in the bid at this stage will discourage everyone else. After trying hard, the auctioneer realizes he is at the end of the money and will sell you the car. From the other side of the ring, the auctioneer gets $40,500. You use the same strategy again: appear negative, shaking your head, looking away, and stalling. Then, at the last minute, $41,000 is your bid. The auctioneer gets $41,500 from the other bidder. You take as much time as they will give you, then sadly, slowly, you agree to bid $42,000. 6friciw a' For people who care about their cars... However, if the other bidder is not discouraged, he may have the wit to immediately jump you to $47,500, in which case you are not going to buy the car at your price, and you'll have to walk away. More likely, a weak bid at $45,500 comes back. You very quickly raise it to $46,000 and even $47,000 (if you have to) in the next round. "Sold!" The car is yours. 3. NOW YOU OWN IT. There is a legal significance to the words "sold." In an auction, title to the vehicle passes to the purchaser when the auctioneer says "Sold." Two important points: A clerk will approach you with a purchase confirmation document for your signature. In the heat of the moment, it is easy to scrawl your name on it without checking that they have the price right. Make sure they do. Secondly, since you now own this car, you need to start thinking about insurance and transportation, even though what you want to do is sit in it, start it up, and receive the congratulations of your friends. Business first, celebrate later. Next month: strategies for the seller on the block.• SINCE 1970 ■ limi■ ■ 1■■ i MIV ■ ■ ■■  ■INI  i■  MIMI MINI MR  ■ ■  =MI MLNM 'MIN  MI=  MIN  PA S S p i p _R T _ _......, ■ AMMI MN.  1■I  ■II ANN inwall■ ■ w•  W ,■■ MM. AIM/ MM.  V MEM MIN MINI ir Mall  ,■11/ MEN"E=M i MIMI MINI M= ■■• MENIVIEW MEM 1 2  Classic and specialty cars safely • Nationwide fleet • Door to door service • Insurance included • Liftgate loading • Satellite tracking • Special event delivered anywhere in the USA PASSPORT TRANSPORT 37 Progress Parkway St. Louis, MO 63043 800.325.4267 314.878.5777 Fax 314.878.7295 www.passporttransport.com Sports Car Market

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Ask Mr. Kerb by Michael Duffey Send your collector car questions to Mr. Kerb, e-mail: mrkerb@compuserve.com, or snailmail to Mr. Kerb, 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland, OR 97215. Go Racing for Cheap Dear Mr. Kerb: I was recently offered a 1979 Ferrari 400 2+2, automatic, with 45,000 miles. It is dark blue with a gray interior. It has suffered a slight engine fire, scorching the hood and burning the wiring harness in the engine bay. Other than that, the car looks great. Asking price is $10,500. Is this a good deal? It seems like it might be a cheap way to own a real, frontengined VI2 Ferrari.—J.R, White Plains, NY Dear Mr. P: I contacted the king of toasted ponies, Tom Shaughnessy, to see if my guess of $6,000 was on the money for this candidate for the Kingsford Parade. Tom's valuation was $5,500 for this car. He went on to describe an '84 car (with dual A/C) that he drove home for under $10,000 (it had been hit hard on the side). It might sound crazy that a Ferrari can be worth less than a 1999 Honda Civic, but in this case it seems to be true. Guys in the business of buying and selling cars feel that any 400 or 400i in need of major repair is a "parts car" and not a fixer. If the car was a 5,000mile creampuff with a California BAR sticker in the doorjamb, it would not be a parts car but the car that you describe would be; just look at the miles. Still, some guy with a Ford or Chevy V8 sitting on his garage floor might think that a tick over ten grand is a hell of a deal for this cooked horse. I would only buy a project like this if I felt comfortable doing all of the work myself and I lived in an area where the car's emissions equipment wouldn't be under any scrutiny. Remember, there were no US models of the 400, and the quality of the compliance modifications can vary widely from car to car. They might even have been the cause of the fire. In many parts of the US, this 1979 400 will not be exempt from smog testing until 2009, and in other areas, like Oregon, it will always have to pass smog. If you can repair the car yourself and you do the work slowly, it just might work out. If you are writing checks for the work, forget this one. Dear Mr. Kerb: I've got a 1963 MGB with its original three-main bearing engine. The car is British Racing Green over black leather, with chrome wires. The engine is shot and needs a rebuild. I'm interested in autocrossing the car, and wonder if I should go for the later five-main bearing engine. Will that 14  decrease the value of the car? Also, what about lowering it, adding flares (for bigger tires for autocrossing), etc. It's really a pretty decent car, but I want to be able to have a little more fun with it. — K.D., Medford, OR Dear Dear Mr. D: I can name more than a few brokers who would offer cash in fist for a wire-wheel B with a tired engine. Those same brokers would have absolutely no interest in a car that has anything beyond bolt-on modifications. This means that if you install a five-main engine and save the original three-main, the car still has value to the collector crowd. However, anything as extreme and permanent as flared bodywork would be a loser financially. There are plenty of ex-club racer MGBs kicking around that have already been lowered, flared for 61/2-inch wheels and fitted with roll cages. If I really wanted to attack the autocross circuit with a B, I would start with a car that already has all of the difficult work done. Just add your engine and go. (Ex-racers are very often sold as "rollers," meaning the engine is not included.) If you still insist on modifying your own car, keep in mind that a competitive autocrosser has suspension so stiff that on the street it will feel like the car has no suspension. This will make the car useless as a road car and you will need a trailer to transport it to events. If these facts don't change your mind, you could investigate the limits of the stock class or some modified classes intended for streetlegal cars. With decent tires and sway bars, the car would still be streetable but fun to toss around the pylons. To get back to the question of three versus five main bearings, the quick response required for autocrossing should favor three mains simply because there is less friction, the crankshaft is lighter and rpm will build more quickly. In practice, a three-main crankshaft flexes enough to limit how close you can run the piston to the head, limiting how much compression you can build into the motor. It's possible to use a steel billet crank but this is an expensive way to solve the flex that is cured by installing the five-main bearing unit. If the rules allow it, it will be tons cheaper to build a five-main bearing engine Mr. Kerb: I am married, with two children, ages two and five. I've always dreamed of having a sports car, but now need one that can carry the kids as well. I'd like to spend under $25,000, and have narrowed my choices to a Lamborghini Espada, a Series III Jaguar V12 coupe and a Maserati Indy. I don't do much work on cars myself so I would like something fairly reliable. Do any of the cars above have fatal flaws that would keep me from enjoying them? What should I watch out for? How much should I pay? And which would you choose for yourself?—J.M., Hollywood, CA Dear Mr. M: The conquest for a sporty and affordable 2+2 has challenged parents of kids for generations. with a stock crankshaft than a three-main bearing engine with a steel crankshaft. Just remember: to retain value in your MGB, make only bolt-on modifications and save the original motor. surprises. Now that I've said all that, my personal choice would be the Indy. The Maserati V8 is a great engine and not fussy or unreliable, something that you might not expect in a four-cam V8. They have a very nice gearbox and brakes and overall the feel is that of a substantial GT car. I also find their stretched Ghibli styling more pleasant than other 2+2 models (like the Series 2 XKE coupe 2+2). Expect to pay high teens to low twenties for a good driver. The Lamborghini, if you find a good one, is a very roomy, great driving car, but has limited appeal to many people due to its "Bertone on LSD" styling. Mechanically, the Espada is an evolution of the 350 and 400 models, so they are fairly well sorted out and don't have any huge shortcomings (if you don't count the styling). Prices begin in the teens but can go well into the twenties or even low thirties for a really good one. You have put together a list of candidates that fit your criteria and are common enough that it will be possible to find a good example in your general area. No matter which car you consider, the trouble areas will be rust, accident history and the quantity (and quality) of the service history. The "fatal flaws" that you mention are actually present in all three cars and it is the same flaw: age. A car can have excellent compression readings, a good gearbox and functioning cooling system but still fail weekly due to the dozens of small parts that have simply gotten old. To a hands-on enthusiast, this is usually not much of a problem. Most of us can change a starter, wiper motor, heater core, water pump or door handle when they fail. If you have to set aside the time and money to have these failures repaired by a professional, your enjoyment of the car might fade. Over time, the list of things that you haven't repaired will shrink and you might learn to live with intermittent failures but an older, exotic "driver" will always be full of For you, however, I recommend the Jaguar. All XKEs have excellent parts availability, which is a good thing because the quality control and assembly quality of the early '70s Jaguar will require a fair amount of fiddling and parts changing to get things right. That might make it sound as though the Jag should be taken off your short list but look at it this way: whoever owned and serviced the car before you has been improving and changing pieces for decades. There is a chance that you can find an XKE coupe that is fairly well sorted out but still reasonably priced, simply because it is not the more desirable roadster. Given that you are not mechanically inclined, it might be wise to start shopping for a good mechanic before you buy. If a mechanic performs a prepurchase inspection with the knowledge that he will be looking after the car in the future, it is likely that his inspection will be more thorough and you will get a better car. Dear Mr. Kerb: How much will I have to spend to go vintage Formula Ford racing? I want to race 6-10 times a year; and be reasonably competitive. Which models do you recommend and why? Will I need to rebuild the engine after every race? How about tires—how long do they last? And what kind of tow rig and trailer do you recommend? Do I need a big enclosed Mr. Kerb, continued on page 16 Sports Car Marke

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Mr Kerb, continued from page 14 trailer or will a single-axle open one do? Finally, how much should I budget for a year racing activities?—Billy Forsythe, Ames, IA Dear Mr. F: Formula Ford was originally designed as a low-cost "driver's class" where the engines were tightly controlled and based on stock components. Today, the same basic rules apply but the original Ford 1600 Cortina engine, though still legal, has largely been replaced by an uprated engine known as the Kent. The stock components limit the engine's power potential but also make them very reliable if the maximum rpm limits are observed. If you can control your right foot or use a rev limiter, there is no reason that your engine won't run at least one season with no more than oil changes and valve adjustments. Just like when they were new, the vintage Fords also run on either a "spec tire" or a limited range of legal tires. Whether they are Dunlops or Avons, I found that even on the tighter circuits, my tires easily lasted the season and only were replaced when I thought they were getting dry and hard. Most vintage clubs allow Formula Fords through 1972 and there are several good cars to consider. The best of the bunch is the Titan MK6/6A. These cars were very competitive well into the late '70s due to their super stiff chassis and superb brakes. The manufacturer, Charles Lucas Engineering, is now extinct, so it will be necessary to get involved in a registry or user's group where you can pool your resources with other owners to manufacture chassis and body spares. My second choice would be a Merlyn MK XI or MK 17. The manufacturer, Colchester Engineering, is still in business and can supply all of the parts. The Merlyn XI first appeared in 1969 and began the career of several Fl drivers, including Emerson Fittipaldi and Jody Scheckter. The Merlyn is very user-friendly to drive, making it the car of choice for a few racing schools when it was new. For many drivers, the Merlyn might be better than the Titan just because of the spare parts situation. You can't trust them with just anyone. Prized Possessions. C There are other cars that might be candidates and really, the performance difference from car to car, if fitted with a good engine and the same tires and shocks, is usually pretty small. There are so many adjustments to most cars that it is possible to set up a noname car to perform as well as anything on the grid. With the popular marques, the set-up information is already out there and so is the resale value later on. Budget? A good Titan or Merlyn will run from $17,00022,000. A lesser-known car along No matter what your prized possessions are, our award-winning equipment provides immaculate, enclosed, door-to-door transport. We offer containerizing for overseas shipping, automobile storage, and pier service. Featuring HighwayMaster satellite tracking/communication systems. Visit our web site at www.horselesscarriage.com Or:litss tarrint , (>4s4( arriage  - 16  Ate. 61 Iowa Avenue • Paterson, New Jersey 07503 800-631-7796 * in Ni 973-74272692 Fax 973 - 742 8369 Now on to your transport questions. A Ford hits the scales at a bit under 1,000 pounds. Being such a light and small car, you can use equally light (and sometimes creative) tow cars and trailers. My favorite rig was a Toyota pickup with a simple single-axle trailer. My truck pulled the Formula Ford easily and the bed area was just the right size for my tools and other support gear. If you live in a rainy climate or need winter storage for the race car, an enclosed trailer is a nice addition to your race team. If your tow will take longer than one day, the security of an enclosed trailer is almost worth the price difference between the two. Enclosed trailers are available in the lines of a Zink or Legrand, can cost up to $5,000 less. If the car is fresh, including tires and all the rest, you can run a season with just entry fees, oil, fuel and simple maintenance. BIKE BUYS 1965 Triumph TR6R ompared to today's plastic bikes, the TR6R has character, styling, and charisma, coupled with nimble handling, progressive drum brakes, and a compliant suspension. Although the twin-carburetor Bonneville is more popular, the single-carb, slightly slower TR6R has its own following. The "R" in TR6R stands for "road," with low pipes and street gearing. The TR6C off-road model had high pipes, knobby tires and lower gearing. Starting a TR6R is ritualesque. Clear the clutch by kicking the starting lever with the clutch held in. Press down on the carb-mounted tickler until the fussy single Amal carburetor overflows with fuel. Set the cable-operated choke halfway. Now give one or two firm stabs to kick starter and hope the Lucas god Number produced  Engine  Years produced  Colors  Transmission  Weight (dry)  Price new  Value today (restored)  Perfect TR6R owner  Ease of maintenance  Appreciation potential  Fun to ride  Estimated value in three years  Frame #  Engine #  Web site  many sizes and you can even "partner" the purchase with another Ford pilot and buy a two-car trailer where the cars are stacked. If you do buy an enclosed trailer, your expenses will start to mount, as you will need a more powerful tow car than a four-cylinder Toyota pickup. Also, don't forget off-street storage space. You might not be the most popular guy in your neighborhood if you leave the rig parked in front of your house all winter.• Do you have a classic car you would like to share with others? Show your beauty in "Our Cars." Send a photo of your car with 200 words to Our Cars, c/o Sports Car Market magazine, 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland, OR 97215. is smiling. Alas, even after all this, knowing how to bounce-start a bike under compression is a necessary skill for any Triumph owner. The steel bodywork is repairable and paintable. Fenders were painted and there is a chrome luggage rack mounted on the gas tank. Avoid Triumph desert sleds with cheeseburger restorations; spend the money for a dialed-in original.—Tom Young• 650cc, 2 cylinders, 58 hp 4-speed 365 lb. $1,345 $7,000 mustard gold with white 8,000 (1965) every fastener on a bike before each ride. On a 1-5 scale (with 5 best) Someone whose idea of fun is tightening Steering head (should match engine #) Left crankcase, base of cylinder www.georgian.net/rally/triumph $9,000-10,000 1963-74 3 5 2 Sports Car Market

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Chequered Flag International 4128 Lincoln Blvd. Marina Del Rey, CA 90202 310-827-8665 Fax: 310-821-1272 http://www.chequeredflag.corn AC 1957 Aceca Coupe. Black/black/ white, fantastic original car. $22,500 Alfa Romeo 1960 Guilietta Spider. Straight, rust free car. $7,900. Austin - Healey 19653000 MKIII. Red/black, chrome wires, pretty. $23,900. BMW 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 MKIIA. BRG/black, C/VV/W, older restoration. $23,500. 1936319/1. Black & burgundy/black. 102 built, older restoration. $59,500. 1990525i. Black/gray, 137,000 miles, auto, good transportation. $8,900. Buick 1963 Skylark convertible. Beige/ tan, auto, bucket seats, P/S, P/W, $11,500. Cadillac 1960 Coupe de Ville. Black/black, low miles, nice condition. $9,500. Chevrolet 1968 Corvette roadster. Blue/ blue, 4-speed, 2 tops, 68K miles. $19,900. 1966 Elan S2 Roadster. Red/black. A nice little car. $17,500. 1969 Corvette 427 Tr-Power roadster. White/red, 4-speed, straight. $23,500. 1971 Corvette roadster. 454, seafoam green/black leather, 4speed, A/C. $28,500. Ferrari 1980 308 GTS. Red/black, 67K miles, 1 owner, fresh paint. Books and records. $26,500. Fiat 1934 508 S Balilla Sports Spider. Yellow/black, 4-speed, great shape. $37,500. Ford 1987 Porsche 911 Cabriolet, midnight blue/tan, 142,000 miles, service history. $23,900. 1965 Cobra replica. 427 body, red/tan, 302, 4-speed. Good build quality. $26,500. Jaguar 1989 XJ-S convertible. BRG/tan. 68K miles, chromes. Mint! $13,900. Land Rover 1996 Discovery. Black/tan, 74,000 miles, 5-speed, well kept. $15,900. Lotus 1971 Elan +2S. Red/black, 49K miles, weak paint, very original. $9,750. Mazda 1990 Miata. Blue. Strong little car. $5,200. Mercedes Benz - 1965 Ford Mustang convertible. White/black, 289, auto, power top. $14,900. 1962190SL. Dark gray/red, 2 tops, good example. $22,500. 1985 Mercedes 500SL (Euro). 70,000 miles! Red/black, perfect! $14,500. 19895605EC. White/beige, 99,000 miles, chromes, 10CD, very stylish. $16,900. MG 1955 TF 1500. Red/black, wire wheels, super original. $17,900. 1960 MGA 1600. Red/black, recent restoration, very nice. $16,500. 1965 MGB. Tartan red/black, overdrive, honest example. $5,900. 1966 MGB. Blue/blue leather, C/W/ W, quality restoration. $15,500. 1968 MGB. Primrose/black, very original, black plates, solid wheels. $8,500. Morris 1967 Minor Convertible. Dark gray/gray, black plates, super original. $6,500. Oldsmobile 1964 98 Convertible. White/blue, 78,000 miles, all power, restored. $12,500. Pontiac 1972 LeMans Sport Convertible. Red/black, one owner, 90,000 miles, runs great. $11,500 Porsche 1973 911 Targa. Silver/black, Recaros, perfect underside, color change. $7,500. 1982 911 SC Targa. Red/black, 120K miles, chromes, A/C, super strong. $15,500. 1984 Carrera Targa. Black/tan, 90K miles. $17,900. 1993 C4 Cabriolet. Amethyst, 60,000 miles, perfect. $38,000. Rolls - Royce/Bentley 1972 Corniche convertible. Black/black, last of the chrome bumpers, $29,500. 1975 Silver Shadow. White/blue, decent driver. $13,900. 1981 Spirit. Black/tan, 64,000 miles. $21,500 Volkswagen 1967 Riviera Camper. Nicely restored. Automotive Art 15 limited edition Harold Cleworth prints available. For more information visit www.chequeredflag.com!

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 Dear SCM: In the German Car Quarterly Price Guide (February 2000, page 66) you list the Porsche 959 as having been built between the years 1991 and 1993. This is not correct. The majority of the 959s were built in 1987 and 1988, hence the J or H in the VIN. A few were built in 1986 and while Porsche acknowledges 284, I am aware of at least two cars with VINs in the 290s built in the early '90s although the VIN carries an H. Although the 959 was built to meet quantity requirements of homologation, the 200 "Komfort" models were street cars equipped with electric windows, electric seats, A/C, leather, etc. Perhaps the car should be placed in your standard category rather than the competition section. —Bryan Milazzo, via e-mail Dear SCM: In the midst of reviewing a number of Ferrari item auctions on eBay, I stumbled across your handle, "330America." In my hopelessly doomed effort to document or model all distinct examples of Ferrari coachwork, one that eludes me is the 330 America. I understand that it's basically a 250 GT Elongato with detail differences, but to date, I've been unable to locate photographs sufficient in detail to allow me to model one. Can you point me in a useful direction?—Eric Peterson, via e-mail The 330 America is basically a 250 GTE 2+2 with the larger, 4liter 330 engine stuffed in it. Fifty were built at the end of the 250 run. The only visible difference between a 330 America and a 250 GTE is badging on the trunk lid, located either on the lower righthand side or just above the license plate.—ED. Dear SCM: As always, I enjoyed reading the latest issue of SCM with its often irreverent but usually accurate and amusing auction round-ups, including your article on our Gstaad Ferrari sale (February 2000, page 35). Can I, however, point out a couple of inaccuracies: the Ferrari 512 S (#424, page 38) was sold to an intermediary whose principal changed his mind soon after the auction. The intermediary nonetheless paid us promptly for the car and freed his principal from his obligation in return for a sum of money. The buyer then set about finding someone else to buy the car for the same price. He eventually found someone, and luckily broke even. The original seller of this car knew the market as well as you and I, and I can assure you it was not undersold at the auction or he wouldn't have let it go. Secondly, you are very scornful 18  You Write We Read All letters are subject to editing. Please address correspondence to SCM, 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland, OR 97215. Fax 503/252-5854, e-mail: mail@sportscarmarket.com of how "the catalog blathers on about 'the correct GTO wiring loom' etc. as if having a more correct fake gives you Brownie points" in the case of the GTO replica (#432, page 37). What's wrong with that? Would you prefer a replica based on a Datsun 240Z to an accurately made one? Surely anyone can appreciate the difference, and buyers are always asking us this kind of information. Don't worry, I haven't lost my sense of humor living here in Switzerland.—Simon Kidston, Managing Director, Brooks Europe SA The 512 S has been advertised for sale by a dealer in Europe for more than the price paid at auction. Assumably, this means the dealer thought there was some money left on the table at the hammer price. On the wiring loom, we're glad that Brooks Europe is taking the lead in pointing out the differences between Ferrari replicars built from 250 GTEs and, say, Pontiac Fieros. However, it's hard to imagine having bragging rights, or even caring, that "my fake Ferrari has a more authentic wiring loom than YOUR fake Ferrari." Of course, the Swiss are a different kind of folk. —ED. Dear Self: As a lawyer who spends most of my time defending insurance companies against personal injury claims, I read Alexander Leventhal's Legal Files column (February 2000, page 57) with interest. However, Leventhal's conclusion that the trial judge's decision "will be viewed as persuasive authority by courts and insurance companies alike" is at least partially inaccurate. Leventhal's conclusion is partially wrong because the decision of one trial judge is not binding precedent on any other trial judge in the state or in the country. Indeed, the judge sitting in the courtroom next to Judge Borenstein is not bound to follow Borenstein's reasoning or decision. Certainly, no judge in the next county, the next state, or across the country is obligated to follow Borenstein's opinion. Only opinions from the state appellate court or state supreme court are binding on other courts in the state. Leventhal gives fleeting mention to this, but seems to dismiss its significance. It is certainly possible that another trial judge might read Judge Borenstein's opinion, conclude that it makes sense, and then employ similar reasoning. But my experience being in court on a routine basis over the course of more than twenty years is that trial judges almost never rely on the opinions of other trial judges in deciding a matter because they know that they are obligated to follow only appellate court or supreme court written decisions. Similarly, I think that Leventhal is wrong when he says that insurance companies will cite Judge Borenstein's opinion as persuasive authority. As noted above, most of my working life for the last twenty years was devoted to defending insurance companies in various matters and there was never an instance where I cited a trial court opinion as persuasive authority to another judge. I am likewise unaware of any instance where that occurred. The opinion of one trial court judge simply does not carry any weight with other trial court judges. Similarly, I am aware of probably no more than one or two instances where any other lawyer tried to use one trial court judge's opinion to influence another trial judge. On the rare occasions when it does occur, it is always within the context of the same courthouse. Even if one were to assume that the opinion of one trial court judge would be influential on another trial court judge, the opinions of trial court judges are not published anywhere. Therefore, there is no way for anyone to find a trial court opinion unless they know about it and go to the particular court file that is involved. To the degree that Borenstein's opinion may be "viewed as persuasive authority by courts and insurance companies alike," that opinion is now publicized and far more available to other judges and insurance companies than it was before Mr. Leventhal's article. In short, Leventhal plucked Judge Borenstein's opinion from the total obscurity of a single court file and, in effect, published it. It may well be that Leventhal's article triggers knowledge of, and interest in, Borenstein's opinion that would never have existed in the absence of Leventhal's article. Therefore, to the degree that Judge Borenstein's opinion and reasoning may be considered persuasive by other judges and insurance companies, it was a disservice to enthusiasts to publicize it. Leventhal could have written his article to convey the same message in exactly the same fashion without directly quoting the judge's opinion and, more importantly, without specifically identifying the judge and the court. Had Leventhal handled his article in that fashion, Borenstein's opinion would have remained obscure and unknown— merely an unfortunate footnote in the life of the hapless Porsche owner. In the event Judge Borenstein's opinion is appealed, as Leventhal suggests is likely, the appellate decision may or may not actually deal with the issue of cars damaged at club events. Many appeals are decided on technical grounds and the facts of the case are never discussed by the appellate court. If that occurs in the Porsche owner's case, there would still be no damaging precedent to hurt other enthusiasts. The basic point is that Leventhal could have written his article, made all of the points contained in the article, and simply not identified the involved judge or court. Leventhal then would have succeeded in educating his reader, but would not have furnished information to insurance adjusters and judges alike who are not "car guys."—Byron L. Matten, Attorney at Law, Oakbrook Terrace, IL Alex Leventhal replies: Mr. Matten's letter makes two important, related points. The first is that the ruling of a trial court is not binding on other courts in the state, or courts in other states, if in fact the other courts even know of the decision. The second is that I have done a disservice to car enthusiasts by publicizing an unfavorable decision which would otherwise have gone unrecognized. Treating these points in order, I respond to the first point by saying that I am fully aware that this ruling will not be binding on any other court, but that it may very well be viewed as persuasive by other judges, who may find it in their research since it is the only recently articulated law on the subject. Further, they are likely to find this case, despite Mr. Matten's assertions to the contrary, because it was covered in many legal and lay newspapers. In response to Mr. Matten's second point, that I have done a disservice to enthusiasts by publicizing an undesirable decision, I say simply that knowledge is power. I would rather have readers know about the consequences of their actions in advance, and act appropriately, than be surprised by a bad outcome, even if in doing so I increase the chances of that outcome. Furthermore, since this decision was covered in many newspapers both legal and lay, the chance of my article increasing the risk is negligible. Dear SCM: I have for some time enjoyed your publication and found the information to be very accurate and sometimes critical to me as I buy/sell cars for my car You Write continued on page 20 Sports Car Market

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You Write continued from page 18 CLASSIC SHOWCASE Offering A Fine Selection Of Motor Driven Vehicles With over 25 Years experience with sports cars and classics, we offer excellence in knowledgeable buying-selling-restoring & locating specific vehicles for you. We stock over 70 classics, original vehicles in good to superb condition, some vehicles are total showcars restored by us. World wide shipping arranged. If you have a classic for sale send photos and details we are cash buyers. collection. I have over the years personally owned over 200 cars. At present, my collection is limited to some vintage race cars and a few street cars. Please keep up the great work. Roadster. Superb restored example.  1949 Jaguar XK-I20 "Alloy"  1986 Porsche Carrera Sunroof Coupe, excellent example. The purpose of my letter is to bring to your attention, as well as that of your contributing writers (Jim Schrager and Scott Johnston), the current sales price trend for 1972-73 Porsche 911S models. Both these writers report that values are on the rise and to this end I agree. However, I must disagree with the $14,000 to $20,000 range they place on these cars. I have owned seven such models of these cars and have sold every one in excess of $25,000. In fact, I sold a sunroof Euro model 1973 911 S coupe for $33,500 in the past sixty days. I know that a car that I previously owned just traded hands for $40,000 in the past thirty days and was sold yet again for $49,500 this past week. In addition, I know of two 1972 and 1973 models that sold in the past year for over $50,000. In recent conversation with the Porsche Club of America's early 911 committee chairman, Allan Caldwell, he has made the same observations as I have. He told me that he has been attempting to locate a reasonable condition #2 '72 or '73 911S coupe for a couple of years for under $25,000 and has been unsuccessful. 1967 MGB Roadster. Black/red, 1957 Jaguar XK-140MC Roadster, fully restored. Supurb example.  original, well maintained. Please tell Mr. Schrager and Mr. Johnston I would be happy to pay them a $5,000 finders fee for every 1972 and 1973 911S coupe they can find that is in condition #2+ to condition #1 for their reported value of $14,000 to $20,000. It would be money well spent, as I can find buyers willing to pay in excess of $50,000 for these cars.—Scott Tyler, Clearwater, FL 1970 Porsche 911S Sunroof Cp. 1966 V.W. 21 Window Micro Bus, Excellent, restored example.  excellent restored example. 1958 BMW 300 Isetta, restored, 1959 MGA Twin-Cam Roadster, excellent example.  excellent restored example. CLASSIC SHOWCASE 913 & 955 Rancheros Drive, San Marcos,CA 92069 Located in San Diego County SHOWROOM: (760) 747-3188 RESTORATION FACILITY: (760) 747-9947 FAX: (760) 747-4021 Visit Us Online www.classicshowcase.com e-mail:management@classicshowcase.com Our full service restoration facility is located on our property. 20  Jim Schrager replies: I certainly agree that '72-73 S cars are wonderful cars to own and rising in value. Our Price Guide shows them to $18,000. However, our Price Guide is based on a #2 car, and the value difference between a #2 and a #I Porsche ranges from 50% to 100%. If we say the #2 car is worth $18,000, then a #I can be worth $27,000 to $36,000. I assume the car you recently sold was an exceptional example, but S cars are out there in less than #1 mint condition for far less money. I have recently sold a #2 1973 911S sunroof coupe, red/black, for my asking price of $15,000. The car was a decent #2, advertised for two issues in the Early 911S Registry. Although I had some inquir- ies, I was not flooded with calls. I looked at a black/black '73 S sunroof that was quite decent for $17,500 within the last year I also reported on a #2 1972 S coupe, white/black, that sold for $14,000. Scott Johnston recently purchased a delightful '73 S Targa, silver/ black, that was a low-mile, highly original car for under $18,000. None of these cars were the perfection that a #1 car must be. All had decent older paint, original engines that ran well, and were unhit, unrusty cars. None had dozens of callers or were sold on the first day. In my yearly wrap-up column (January 2000, page 74), I noted that mint #1 2.4 S cars are worth buying at up to $30,000. This is still not as much as you got for your car but we try to present price buying targets a bit on the aggressive side. I stand by our $15,00018,000 range as a buying target for less than perfect examples. As with any market on the move, not everyone discovers which models are moving up at the same moment. That is why you read SCM, to be ahead of the curve. I promise to keep watching the deals and we will bump that price if cars with typical #2 flaws move higher. Dear SCM: I restored and sold a Triumph TR6 to a fellow in New Jersey. At his request, I left it at the paint shop in a different city. Four years later, I still have all of the trim work for the car. The paint shop said the man from New Jersey never came for the car so they put a mechanic's lien on it and sold it. Can they do this and what are the time limits involved? Can the man from New Jersey claim it? They also have bikes with liens on them in storage for the past ten years. I am curious how this works and I think your readers would be interested in knowing more about liens.—John McNulty, West Winfield, NY Alex Leventhal replies: The answer to your question is that, in your home state of New York, the dealer can sell the car, after following the correct procedure for obtaining a mechanic's lien, and selling the chattel that is the subject of the lien. As for what to do with the trim, that will be governed by your original agreement with the purchaser, but in any event, that agreement (contract) is subject to a six-year statute of limitations in New York. American car Mini-Profile (March, 2000, page 58) should be titled "1931 Cadillac VI2 Sport Phaeton." Errata a k) Sports Car Market

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Market Review at Buyer's Guide La rivista del velocissimo e del bellissimo ANONIMA LOMBAROA FABBRICA AUTOMOBILI yiPoLr MEI MILANO MEM U N9 1959 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce Chassis number: 1495F05317 n the early 1950s, youthful sports car enthusiasts could choose between the MG TD or the XI( Jaguar. The performance and price gap between those two models was only partially filled by the Triumph and Austin-Healey. Only the more affluent could enjoy the superior weather protection and comfort of a Porsche or Aston Martin. The Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider, introduced in Italy in 1955, offered weather protection equal to the most expensive sports cars and a very comfortable ride for only about $900 more than an MG. Its styling was fresh and aerodynamic, its handling light and responsive and its dramatic 80-hp, all-alloy twin-cam engine set it apart from the majority of pushrod sporting engines of the era. II The 1290cc displacement of the Alfa gave it somewhat leisurely performance compared to American cars and the Jaguar, and the supple suspension, though wonderfully comfortable, was initially regarded as suspect by enthusiasts schooled on harsh-riding MGs. In competition, however, the Alfa quickly proved itself against cars of significantly higher displacement. Typically, enthusiasts wondered how to improve the car's performance even more. They did not need to wait long for the authoritative answer. One year after the Giulietta appeared, the factory offered its own hotrodded version, the Giulietta Veloce. If the twin-cam Giulietta engine was attractive, it became absolutely irresistible when fitted with dual DC03 Weber side-draft carburetors. The visual impact of the Giulietta Veloce's engine is immediate: Its dual Webers occupy almost as much real estate as the engine itself, which is canted slightly to make room for the huge carburetors. The Veloce carried other important features that helped assure a reliable 90-hp engine. Hotter camshafts, a shaved head, forged pistons, a cast-alloy sump and electric fuel pump were some of the added features contributing to its performance. The Veloce came with a 10/41 ring and pinion (compared to the 9/41 setup of the Giulietta) and could reach 112 mph. Road & Track's test of a Veloce in 1958 reported a 0-60 time of 14.1 seconds. The car pictured here is red with a black interior, with red piping to the seats. It has original dual Weber DC03 carburetors and tubular headers in a slightly over-detailed engine compartment. The body is straight, with no evidence of rust. A later four-speed transmission has been installed. Upon close inspection, all the hallmarks of a "true" Veloce, including a special rubber mount on the frame on the exhaust side of the engine, are present. This car sold for $20,140, including commission, at the January Barrett-Jackson 2000 Auc Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  On intake side of engine block AROC, 10 Raskin Road, Morristown, NJ 07960 Web site  Alternatives to consider  lion. This is at the high end of SCM' s Price Guide, and a top price for a non-concours can In 1959 Alfa made an unannounced transition from the 75010 the 101 series Giulietta mechanicals. As a result, it's possible to find a combination of new and old components in 1959 cars, so the "later" four-speed gearbox may in fact have been original for the car. It's fortunate that the owner stayed true to the essential character of the car and did not opt for the easy conversion to a fifth speed. Following several decades of enthusiast conversions, finding a real April, 2000  www.aroc-usa.org MGA or B, Triumph TR3, Austin-Healey 3000, JensenHealey, Fiat 1200 TV Veloce can be a challenge. An 8000 rpm, no-redline tach, dual DCO3s and a cast-alloy sump do not a real Veloce make. Converted Giuliettas lack the forged Borgo pistons and additional valve shims that help make the engine bulletproof even over 7000 rpm. The easiest way to identifi a Veloce is the 750F designation on the bulkhead plaque. And if you think that a "conversion" too, then check for the electric fuel pump lead coming out of the wiring harness amidships beneath the car, and the separate carburetor intake duct on the driver 's side of the horizontal grille. As desirable as the Veloce is, it has some drawbacks as an aroundtown driver Just as the Veloce is Alfa's textbook on how to modin) an engine, it is a demonstration of the difference between horsepower and torque. The Veloce offers gobs of the former and precious little of the latter As a result, getting underway from a stop requires considerable throttle and a sensitive application of the clutch. About 3000 rpm and some clutch slippage are required to pull away without stalling. Veloces are also notorious for being hard to start in the cold. The standard response is to subtract the ambient temperature from 100 to get the number of times to pump the accelerator pedal before starting. Another aid to easy cold starts is to run a very large ground wire between the battery (in the trunk) and a starter mounting bolt. Today, a straight, rust-free body on a Giulietta simply means that its inevitable rust has been cleansed and the nose straightened after countless 1956-1962 2,796 $3,686 $16,000-21,000 $200 $50 On bulkhead parking-lot and curbside encounters. Though the overall impression of the Giulietta Veloce is one of delicacy bordering on the fragile, they have proved to be very durable, both as cars and investments. The new owner of this car may not be able to resell it at an immediate profit but, if the car is as sound as it appeared to be, should be able to enjoy numerous weekends and vintage rallies, tach whipping to 8000 rpm and engine making glorious, Italian small-displacement twin-cam sounds. If properly maintained, this car should never go down in value, and may even hit the $25,000 mark in a couple of years.—Pat Braden• 21

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WA 62 GIULIETTA SPIDER, built as SCCA G-prod Solo I, could be run as is or upgrade/restored to vintage spec, incl trailer, $4,850. 704-372-2899. NC 63 2600 COUPE, great driver, fresh engine, $5,750. 415-883-4824. CA 63 GUILIA SPYDER, very well restored, completely rust-free, orange/black, this is a very nice example, $16,500. 610-6661966. FAX 610-666-9422 PA 64 2600 SPIDER, body by Touring, hardtop needs restoration, rusty, original, rebuilt engine out of car, spare drivetrain incl rear end, have extensive NOS parts, gaskets, brakes, valves, shocks, exhaust, will not separate, $7,800. Wayne Lee, 401-3336120 days RI. 508-476-1061 eves MA. 64 2600 COUPE, white with new black leather, stored many years, good body and trim, runs but needs brake work, $4,500. Octagon Auto, 717-244-0669. PA 65 GTC CONVERTIBLE, very original since minor rust through floors near pedals, Shipping available, $12,500 OBO. 770-345-5399. 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OK 79 SPIDER, black, tan leather, new Sunfast tan top, 35K, new exhaust, no rust ever, excellent, $6,000. Dlr, 914-949-0103 MSat 9-6. NY 84 GTV6, metallic black, tan interior, 38,000 actual miles, a/c, pw, pb, sunroof, Alpine AM-FM cassette, First Place in Concours at AROC Grand National 1997, collector car or daily driver, your choice $9,500. Jack, 704-343-9427. NC 85 GRADUATE, 23,400 original miles, stored for 13 years, new black paint, new black canvas top, new carpets, new tires, brakes, hoses, etc, absolutely gorgeous, needs nothing, $8,890. Jim Levitt, 610971-0707. PA 86 SPIDER 2000,67,000 orig miles, black on black, a/c, perfect in & out, needs nothing, $4,950 firm. 904-220-9716. FL 86 SPIDER VELOCE, complete drivetrain, rebuilt 1997 roll bar, over $7,000 invested, fast track or drive everyday, $5,000 obo. 914-276-0042. NY 88 MILANO VERDE, black, Recaro interior, sunroof, 125K, recent timing belt and tires, $4,950. 330-657-2345. 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 FROM EUROPE Notes  Fried Turkey Drumsticks the Size of Louisville Sluggers - or A Pilgrimage to Barrett-Jackson by European Editor Giuseppe Tomasetti (Scottsdale, Arizona, USA)—The old car passion is much like a religion. Both have rites, rituals and obligations. Among these is the requirement that in one's lifetime, one must make pilgrimages to certain holy grounds and participate in certain group rituals that make up part of the spiritualism of our very irrational hobby. It was with this calling that I left Milano bound for one of autodom's most sacred and humbling events. . . the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale. Like a pilgrim, I had to overcome bad weather, work and personal responsibilities, and a bad engine on my flight to get to Scottsdale. When I finally did arrive, ED. made a point, in his usual subtle fashion, of telling me to keep thorough notes so that I would be sure to remember what distinguishes B-J from European auctions. He need not have asked. B-J exemplified the say- glish and Italian car owners to get their vehicles lined up properly to cross the block. The mind boggles. Two Italians have trouble lining up for a cappucino.—ED.) The auction grounds, bathrooms, food courts, and especially the actual auction left nothing wanting. In particular, the auction staff was super. Cars seemed to float across the stage in an almost spiritual way, with the auc- at least somewhat accurate. Most attendees wear ties, and voices are moderated. These auctions are often held at swank hotels. The refreshment of choice is usually wine, served in a glass. All right, maybe over here it is a bit too stiff, but at least people don't walk into an auction chomping on a fried turkey drumstick the size of a Louisville Slugger. A chrome and wire- Despite having read about the B-J gathering of the faithful, I was unprepared for its total assault on my senses. In sheer size alone, it was far beyond anything I have ever seen. In typical American fashion, it was held under the world's largest (revival?) tent. The auction car display area took over an hour to tour in a golf cart. The jillion or so food booths sold every conceivable type of fast and fried food. There were something like 250,000 people who passed through the holy grounds. And, by the way, there was a different car on the auction block every 2 1/2 minutes for four days. B-J is equal parts an American life-style event, a huge group genuflection to America's 1950s popular mass culture, a gigantic carnival, a spiritual "happening," and the world's biggest used-car sale. ing that "large is good, huge is better, excess is excellence." The mega-event nearly defies description. wheeled Mecca for the fanatic. tion staff totally in control. The B-J crew were a great team. They seemed to communicate with each other mentally. Their skill, patience, timing and ability to read the crowd resulted in every possible penny ending up in the auction collection plate. However, there were some aspects of the ritual that were more pagan than one would have expected in such a hallowed setting. The cars listed on the daily auction sheet were provided without serial numbers or history. Things moved so fast that unless you were well organized and had a consultant to offer a second opinion, you could easily lose an opportunity or make a costly mistake. Some of the high points: The organization at all levels has to be seen to be believed. No one in Europe could pull off such a mammoth event in such a seamless fashion. (Imagine trying to persuade 1,000 French, German, En- 24  For me, all the booths selling reproduced '50s Coke machines and other new/old "memorabilia" lowered the quality of the atmosphere. These side shows seemed to have the same impact as an overly muscle-bound person, or someone with too much plastic surgery and silicone, walking naked through a church during services. In Europe, an auction might have only fifty cars. A color catalog is provided containing each car's serial numbers and a history that is which there were at least five that I really wanted to buy, but couldn't, because my wife made me leave all my bank and credit cards at home, along with my check book. Anyway, back to the difference in tastes. A 1955 Chevy in much better than new condition says little to me. Besides, what can you do with it? On the other hand, the B-J organization knows its crowd and their tastes, and the buyers simply ate up the cars being presented on the auction altar. More significantly, the cars presented at B-J reflected the true cultural divide between the US and the EU. The cars at BJ were almost always overthe-top restored, with chrome and paint that looked four meters (too) deep. To this observer, many of these cars didn't seem sincere—i.e., the restorations were carried out so the cars could be displayed with mirrors underneath them rather than be driven. By my Euro count, good, honest (appropriately restored) cars numbered fewer than twentyfive. However, I am excluding American hot rods, of In the end, as in all pilgrimages, you make the trip to share the event and your fervor with other like-minded devotees. I ran into a lot of old friends, swapped tall tales well into the night, and spent a lot of time with you readers in the SCM side tent (altar) sharing common experiences, funny car moments and learning about the afterlife of old cars and old car gearheads. Now if I could have only come back to Europe with a religious relic of my pilgrimage. . .say, a chopped and scalloped 1949 Mercury with a tuck-and-roll interior, powered by a flathead V8 with an Isky cam and a big pair of Honeys.• Sports Car Market

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F RRA 1967 Ferrari Chassis number: 09197 Engine number: 09197 ntended to fill a gap in Ferrari's line-up between the four-seat 330 GT 2+2 and the racer-on-theroad 275 GTB, the two-seat 330 GTC debuted at the Geneva Motor Show in March 1966 and in essence was a closed version of the 275 GTS. Pininfarina's understated coachwork combined elements of the latter at the rear, with touches of the 500 Superfast at the front. I Beneath the hood resided the 4-liter, 300-bhp version of Ferrari's familiar two-cam 60-degree V12 (as used in the 330 GT 2+2) mated to a five-speed rear transaxle. The short (94.5" wheelbase) chassis followed Ferrari's established practice of tying together sturdy, oval-section main tubes in a steel spaceframe. Suspension was independent all round by wishbone and coil springs. Much development work had concentrated on the reduction of noise levels in the cabin, which was luxuriously equipped in the best Grand Touring manner: leather seats, electric windows and heated rear window were standard, air conditioning an option. With a top speed in excess of 150 mph, excellent ride comfort and sure-footed handling, Ferrari could justifiably claim the 330 GTC to be the finest high-speed conveyance for two people and their luggage. Around 600 cars had been produced before the model was superseded by the similar but larger-engined 365 GTC in 1968. Restored cosmetically in Italy in 1997, the lefthand-drive 330 GTC pictured here is attractively finished in a color scheme which perfectly complements its elegant lines: metallic silver with black leather upholstery and red carpets. The odometer reading of 81,000 km (53,400 miles) is commensurate with the car's overall state of presentation and it is said to run very well. The engine bay is impeccably tidy and gives the impression of meticulous maintenance. It is accompanied by Italian papers and ASI historic car club homologation. This well-kept Ferrari sold for $79,820, commission included, at the Brooks Auction, Gstaad, Switzerland, on 18 December 1999. If you are interested in a Ferrari for regular road use, the 330 GTC ranks as one of the most highly recommended of the front-engined V12 machines. Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Clubs  Ferrari@softhome.net Alternatives to consider  The 330 GTC was the first short-wheelbase coupe to get the larger 4.0-liter V12. It introduced a new body type, different from the 2+2 coupes (330 GT 2+2s), open Spiders (275 GTSs) and fastback coupes April, 2000  Ferrari 330 GTC (275 GTBs) of the period. Although it was unusual for Ferrari to split the two-seat coupe market between the GTC and the GTB, the GTC was meant to be a comfortable road car rather than a thinly disguised racing machine. The GTC had more room inside and better visibility from its airy greenhouse than the fastback GTB. The GTC often came with factory air conditioning, power windows, a heated rear window and other luxury options not typically found on the GTB. The GTC was fitted with a rear-mounted five-speed transaxle connected to the engine via a rigid torque tube. Standard equipment included the early design ten-hole, light-alloy cast wheels which give the car a proper period look. While wire wheels were an option, they tended to make the car look older than its years. The cast wheels were 7" wide, a dramatically large size in the days when the Porsche 911S was shod with 4.5" wide wheels. On aluminum chassis tag on inner fender panel and stamped in frame near front suspension mounting point Engine #  right rear side close to bellhousing Stamped in block on Ferrari Owners Club, 8642 Cleta St., Downey, CA 90241; Ferrari Club of America, 15872 Radwick, Silver Springs, MD 20906 Web sites  Porsche 911S, Maserati Mexico Coupe; Lamborghini 400 FerrariOwnersClub.org ; Jaguar XI(E, Production was large by Ferrari standards, with 598 330 GTCs delivered. As these cars drive exceptionally well, it must be the rather conservative styling that has held the price down in comparison to either the 275 GTB or the 275 GTS, with the GTC trading at about 1/3 the value of the 275 GTB. For most of the '90s, about $60,000 bought a very nice 330 GTC. But the vintage Ferrari market has started to move, and the GTC has moved along with it. Asking prices of $100,000 are not uncommon for superb machines, and dealers report that it is easier to sell good GTCs than it is to find them for inventory. Poor cars, or those with needs, are still a difficult sell and languish in the $40,000-60,000 range. Because of its excellent condition and good ownership records, the car pictured here should be considered well bought at $79,820. Even in the $100,000 range, given its superb road manners, values of GTCs still look good, especially when compared with the 275s of the same era. The GTC 1965-1968 598 $14,500 $85,000-125,000 $800 $250 x 2 appeals to those with sophisticated taste and the desire to regularly use their Ferrari on the road—Jim Schrager (Photo and description courtesy of auction company.)• 25

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Sheehan Speaks by Michael Sheehan Vector A Fantasy Flop T he Vector was conceived by Gerald "Jerry" Wiegert as an American challenge to the European supercars of the 1970s. A non-running prototype was first shown at the Los Angeles Auto Expo in 1972. Projected selling price was then an unrealistically low $7,500. The first running prototype, now called the W2 with the "W" for Wiegert and 2 for the number of turbochargers fitted to its 5.9-liter, 600-plus horsepower Chevrolet V8, made its first significant appearance by gracing the cover of Car and Driver magazine in December of 1980. With production to begin in late 1981, the projected price jumped to $125,000. By the early 1990s, magazine publicity had turned negative, with Auto Week's Dutch Mandel comparing the Vector factory to Peter Pan's Never-Never Land and Wiegert himself to P.T. Barnum. Vector limped along with funding from a lawsuit filed against Goodyear for trademark infringement concerning the Goodyear Vector tire. The first production Vector was finally delivered in September 1990 to Saudi Prince Khalid. The list price had skyrocketed to $489,800. Problems continued as celebrity Vector owners such as Andre Agassi returned their cars for full refunds after overheating and a myriad of other problems. Production remained meager, the costs of production continued to climb and the company continued to hang on by its financial fingertips. Time was running out for Jerry Wiegert. A "new" Vector, the WX3, was introduced at the 1992 New York Auto Show, now with a claimed 1,000 hp, as the search for funding continued. Foreign capital arrived in late 1992 from Bermuda-based MegaTech limited, an Indonesian-based conglomerate owned by "Tommy" Suharto, son of Indonesia's (former) ruler. The new owners replaced Wiegert in March of 1993. Suharto later purchased Lamborghini, and by 1994, a Lamborghini V12 now pow- ered the newest Vector, the Avtech SC Coupe. By 1998, the dream had faded beyond hope. In a road test by Top Gear, a British magazine, in August of 1998, the Vector was summarized as "very probably the worst car in the entire world." With Lamborghini now owned by Audi-Volkswagen, the supply of Lamborghini engines was gone, finances were cut off and the doors were finally closed forever. After production of fewer than thirty-five cars, the Vector dream of an American supercar finally died, a victim of excessive hype, under-financing, under-engineering, and continual cost overruns. At the peak of the last economic boom, Vector S/N 48013 went to Japan for $375,000. Recently this same Vector changed hands in Japan for 10,000,000 yen or about $65,000. The new owners then spent another 2,000,000 yen or about $13,000 for repairs and updates. Assuming 48013 will now run and drive for more than a few feet before spewing steam and shedding parts, it should provide a lot of thrills for not very much money. Ultimately, the Vector should be viewed as a minor footnote to automotive history, and a way to play "stump the parking lot attendants" at the local Four Seasons.• We make leasing as simple as turning the key. [  FINANCIAL SERVICES Serving your leasing needs since 1978 Premier A 26 47 Sherman Hill Road Woodbury, CT 06798 203-267-7700 FAX: 203-267-7773 DEALER INQUIRIES WELCOME Visit our Website at www.WhyNotLease.com Sports Car Market

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Ferraris For Sale Photos SELL CARS! Mini-Photo with classified ad, only $40 per month! INCLUDES INTERNET POSTING! Regulardassifiedonly$15permonth.Parts/PartsWantedAdsFREEforprivatepartysubscribers! 53 212 INTER, Vignale coupe, #0289 EU. Inspired by the stately 340 Mexicos created especially for the 1952 Carrera Panamericana, this Michelotti-Vignale design was the sixth and last generation of the 212 Inter, sporting very close comparisons in design to the beautiful 340 Mexico. Chassis 0289 EU is an original three carburetted, 170 HP, 5 speed, race ready, (it has run the Historic MM in Italy and the Monterey Histories), up for anything Ferrari. Priced right, in a hard to find Ferrari Marketplace, $275,000. Request email photos and further information from Garry Roberts, 949-650-2690. garryroberts@fea.net. CA May 63 250 GTE, 2+2, sound unrestored example, matching numbers, runs well, brakes overhauled, a lot of potential $32,000. 610584-8800. FAX 610-584-8872 PA 64 330, 2+2, runs but rusty, good engine, excellent for rebody, $25,000 OBO. 863666-3348. FL 64 LUSSO, red with tan leather, fully serviced, immaculate, drives beautifully, $144,900. Ferrari Dlr, John Levy, 954-4935211. FL 65 330, 2+2, #6641, black/tan, good solid body, car has Ford V8 with 4-speed trans conversion, car runs well but has been sitting for several years, comes with good extra hood & trunk lid, $13,500. Fred, 315649-2861. FAX 315-649-4100 NY 65 330 CT, 2+2, 5-spd, Borranis, under 10K, beautiful car, only trade for pre-68 Jaguar worth $25,000. 610-562-4878. PA 66 275 GTS SPYDER, correct fly yellow with black leather, finest running in the USA, extra sharp, $172,500 poss 50's trade. 215-968-5599. PA 67 330 GTS, s/n 11091, in fly yellow with black leather interior, new correct top, excellent Borranis, complete tool bag and jack, major service in 1999, 80,000 km, always the best of care, $195,000. 508-771-0662 anytime. MA 67 275 GTB/4, red,tan, wire wheels, an excellent CA car with older restoration, 38,000 original miles, tools, new exhaust, $295,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-6537555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 67 330 GTS, silver/black, 66,000 Km, Borranis, excellent paint, interior, top, excellent mechanics, $189,000. Motor Classic, 914-997-9133. FAX 914-997-9136 NY 69 DAYTONA COUPE, red/black w/red inserts, non-plexi, no headrest, wires, wood steering wheel, $94,500. Forza, 860-3501140. FAX 860-350-1148 CT 70365 GTB4 SPYDER CONV, red/black, tan/black interior, Borranis, 55,000 km, approx 36,000 miles, excellent leather, paint, new top, Swiss papers, US title, Fast, very fast, $138,000. 904-285-8804. FL 71 DAYTONA COUPE, red/black, USA model, beautifully detailed original car, new tires, fresh tune & service, 38K miles, no history of rust, rot or neglect & very healthy, $119,000. Ferrari of Denver, 303- GT MOTORS has expanded again! 730-7340. CO 72 246 GT, white with new black and gray leather Daytona seats, new XWX's and exhaust, runs excellent, good example, $42,500. Octagon Auto, 717-244-0669. PA 72 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA, coupe, Beverly Hills car from new, red with tan leather, superb order throughout, trades are considered, $129,000. Agent, Mark Smith, 610-584-8800. FAX 610-584-8872 PA 73 246 GTS, excellent body, new leather seats and carpets, superb driver, CA car, removable top, a/c, burgundy with tan leather interior, US model, $67,000. 949650-4718. CA 76 308 GTB, fiberglass, dry sump Euro, restored, 2 sets of wheels, original 16 and 2-pc alloys, tools, books, records, red with cream leather, $42,500. 305-284-0040. FL 77 308 GTB, absolutely immaculate with complete books, records, tools, only 13,300 original miles, one of the finest examples left, Ferrari red with tan leather, call immediately, $31,500 trades welcome. Motorcars International, 417-831-9999. FAX 417-831-8080 MO 77 BOXER, with original LeMans long tail bodywork, full roll cage, pindrive hubs, AP brakes, tubular A-arms, 87 Testarossa engine, the car requires assembly which I can help you with, original Boxer was starting point, $50,000 interesting trades. 520-778-7398. AZ 82 4001, brown/tan, 40,000 miles, auto, dual a/c, CA legal, nice condition, $25,000. 310-274-7440. FAX 310-274-9809 CA 82 512 BBI, red with black Boxer trim, tan interior, all original, only 1,056 miles, complete with books and tools, excellent condition, $82,500. Mark, 908-709-1873 eves. NJ 84 512 BBI, red over black Boxer trim/ black, excellent 2-owner 12,000 km example, Amerispec conversion, new clutch, $85,900. Ferrari of Atlanta, 770939-5464. FAX 770-939-5344 GA 87 MONDIAL 3.2, cabriolet, US version, 35,491 two owner miles, mechanically excellent, could use minor cosmetics, $28,500 OBO. 954-522-9900. FL PARTS Can't afford a Ferrari yet? One wheel and tire from a 400i. Five spoke mag 180TR415 with Michelin 240/55VR415. Car or coffee table $600. Tom Murphy, 408-369-0753. FAX same CA May 1970s Fl blueprint, Press Kits, manuals, models, books, homologation papers, '49 Merritt repro +54+65 original Yearbooks, Pininfarina annuals, Style Autos, Automobile Years, etc. 250 + 330 Fuel Pumps, Schumacher Fl pistons. Jerry, 330-759-5224 mornings. OH April Weber velocity stack 6 carb set for 275 and Daytona's, with card tops $1500. 250 valve cover with knobs, makes great decorator item for the office, $500. Email: k7sc@cybertrails.com or call 480-473-1098. April• Mt5 GT13 s/n 08457 •  • • w.  "I. ",*•14 te. '  ose, o -; We would like to thank our many loyal customers who have now made us the largest independent Ferrari service and restoration facility in Los Angeles. In order to meet the demand from our word-of-mouth new customers we have added yet another service bay. Our staff of service technicians has a cumulative 80+ years experience to offer for your Ferrari service and restoration needs. Stop by and see what the finest, fairest, and friendliest Ferrari service looks like, or call Mike Fenison, our service manager, to schedule your next Ferran service. GT Motors Glendale, CA. TEL (818) 546-2971 FAX (818) 546-2812 April, 2000  a in Italian lailldimb and embraces as well as two sat the Nurburgring in 1966.Documented by Marcel ni as well as pictured in the 1966 Ferrari yearbook Poni-ret 275 book. Excellent ear.* Shdl Challenge, France or concours events. Currently completing storation in our shop. $325,000.00 obo. TEL (818) 546-2971 FAX (818) 546-2812 GT MOTORS Glendale, CA. 27

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Etceterini & Friends Market Place 1976 Lancia Stratos Chassis number: 829 ARO 001813 he Lancia Stratos represents a high point in Lancia sport- ing history and showed the world a new definition of the ultimate rally car. Yet its birth was merely a matter of coincidence. At the 1970 Turin motor show, Bertone displayed a futuristic design study, a fabulous creation of Marcello Gandini. The Italian coachbuilder had built both the body, with its extreme wedge style and single front door, and the chassis. The mechanical parts originated from the Lancia Fulvia and were mounted in central configuration. In this form, the car, which had taken the name Stratos after someone suggested that it looked like it came from the stratosphere, was beautiful but rather impractical. Lancia decided to order a more practical version of the car and Cesare Fiorio, racing manager of the marque, made it clear that this new model had to be planned as a competition vehicle. Bertone introduced the resulting prototype at the Turin motor show of 1971. Years produced  Lancia experimented with both the 2-liter Fiat 132 engine and the 2.4-liter Dino V6 engine developed by Ferrari, but only the latter was ever produced. The first big success for the Stratos came in September 1973 when Munari won the Tour de France. Not only was the speed of the Stratos proven but so was the reliability. Lancia then began production of the 500 cars scheduled to obtain homologation in Group 4, which was achieved in October 1974. There has always been a debate about the real number of cars produced; 350 seems a more likely figure. Since its were subjected to modifications for use in competitive events. The original fiberglass body shell is in very good order. The interior has excellent dashboard, instruments, retrimmed seats and new black carpets. The car described here was a no-sale at a reported high bid of $43,000 at the Christie 's Auction held May 22, 1997 in Geneva, Switzerland. The real quantity of cars and the dates of manufacture of the production run will probably be a puzzle that will never be solved. Still whether the run was 200, 300 or 500 cars (this always happens when you put the words "Italy" and "homologation" in the same sentence), the Stratos is a rare and desirable machine with styling that will still look fresh for many years to come. Number produced .... 500 chassis numbers were issued, number of completed cars is less Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  crossmember, also on plate near windshield Engine #  Club  496 El Dorado Dr., Daly City, CA 940152125; 415/992-1486 Alternatives  Renault Alpine Group IV debut, Lancia's formidable weapon has scored no fewer than eighty-two international wins, fourteen of them in world championship events. This particular Stratos was originally sold in Rome in 1976 and was imported into Switzerland in 1986. It is one of the few examples preserved in its original road version, including the spoilers, many of which 28  Stamped in front bay near Top of block American Lancia Club, Porsche 911 rally car, There are more road cars than former rally cars extant, a good thing for most ofus because, if the alignment is set properly, the Stratos is a fantastic road car. However, when the suspension is set to race/rally specs, the words "twitchy" and "oversteer" become a prominent part of your vocabulary. Further the former "real" rally cars tend to have been hammered to within an inch of their lives, with numerous crashes, rolls, engine swaps etc. Yes, the Stratos is noisy and exciting, but somehow, anyone attracted to the Stratos probably expects the car to be what it is, a thinly disguised competition chassis with a useable powerplant. Not many of these cars come on the market and it isn't usually a problem to find a buyer provided it is a good example and not overpriced. 1974-1976 N/A $45-65,000 $2,500 $500 This looked like a good $50,000 car but the right bidder wasn't in the audience. For decent street cars, $50,000-65,000 seems to be the range they fall into, depending on condition. The owner was wise to pass on this bid—Michael Duffey (Photo and data courtesy of auction company)• Sports Car Market

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Etceterini et Friends Market Place Photos SELL CARS! Mini-Photo with classified ad, only $40 per month! INCLUDES INTERNET POSTING! Regulardassifiedonly$15permonth.Parts/PartsWantedAdsFREEforprivatepartysubscribers! FIAT 30 521 TOURER, green with black interior, one of only 6 curtos built, excellent top, original manual and spare engine, very rare, $39,500. Fantasy Junction, 510653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 37 complete Topolino hardtop, stock older restoration, great condition, driven frequently by previous owner, $5,950 OBO. Jim Shetterly, 703-769-5531 9am to 5pm. VA 61 Bianchina Panoramic station wagon, Belvedere ragtop version, 2-tone green and black, original seats in good condition, new correct floor mats, runs well, complete and very original, CA title plus original Italian title with licence plates, $4,750. 818-705-8655. CA 67 DINO COUPE, Ferrari V6, solid strong runner, many new parts, mechanically excellent, fast sleek and extremely rare, $9,000. Shawn Miller, 800-837-9902 days. 70 500, in excellent original condition, 499cc, 2-cyl, new paint and interior, new motor, ready to drive, full history, manuals and spare parts available, $5,000. 905-8567237. CANADA ON 71 500L, Fiat orange with black interior, complete, runs excellent, many new parts, some rust, $3,750. 818-705-8655. CA ISO GRIFO 67 GRIFO, blue/pumpkin, 54,000 miles, 327-365 hp, 1-10 4-speed, good cosmet- ics, over $15,000 recently spent on mechanicals, $38,000. 310-274-7440. FAX 310-274-9809 CA 70 GRIFO, factory equipped with balanced and blueprinted high-performance 327 cid Chevrolet, 4-speed transmission, a/c and Borrani wire wheels, great comfort, magnificent styling, fantastic performance along with true reliability and affordable maintenance, excellent condition with 32,500 miles, $44,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL 71 RIVOLTALELE, rare, exotic, hand built Italian classic with a factory installed Ford 351 Cleveland motor, very uncommon with factory 5-speed, one of only 260 made in the complete production run, named after the creator Piero Rivolta's lovely wife Lele, $21,500. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206467-6531. FAX 206-467-6532 WA LAMBORGHINI 67 MIURA, red/buckskin, former Mike Sheehan car, rare spyder conversion, S and SV upgrades by Bob Wallace, excellent condition, fresh upholstery and carpets, $105,000. 410-268-5033. MD May 67 ESPADA, black, tan, beautiful and correct new interior, tri-earred knock-offs, much effort expended on this car, $28,500. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 67 400 GT, 2+2, chassis #01222, one of 247 produced, professionally restored using original parts, $65,000 US$. Terry Kell, 613-591-1482 ext 335. CANADA ON MECHUNK CREEK RACING VINTAGE RACING SALES AND RESTORATION (804) 923-8389 CURRENT CARS UNDER RESTORATION, AVAILABLE SPRING 2000 1958 Tojeiro. Aston Martin Racing Green, DBR2 body, full vantage 300 bhp engine, 5-speed transmission, historic race prepared, full safety equipment, removable roll hoop. Complies with SVRA guidelines. Completed car will come with FIA papers. US $200,000. 1955 Austin-Healey 1005. Blue over white. One of 55 built, under restoration to historic race standards. Dennis Welch prepared engine 200 bhp, 5-speed transmission. (original 4 available). Complies with SVRA guidelines. Completed car will come with FIA papers. US $105,000. 1955 Austin-Healey 100M (LeMans). Black over red. Factory certified car (one of 650 factory cars built). Engine rebuilt using Dennis Welch parts. 5-speed transmission (original 4 available). 100S aluminum tank and filler. Recent ground-up restoration. Comples with SVRA guidelines. Completed car will come with FIA papers. US $45,000. 1955 Austin-Healey 100M (LeMans). Black over red. Period conversion using factory parts. Engine rebuilt to race specs using Dennis Welch parts, aluminum head, Carillo rods, oil cooler, Tilton pedal box etc. 5-speed transmission (original 4 available). 100S fuel tank and filler. Car had a successful 1999 SCRA season, 2nd in class in last Paine Webber endurance. Comes with SVRA, CAVR log books and will be provided with FIA papers. US S38,000. 1955 Austin-Healey 100M (LeMans). Black over red car restored as previous 1955100W. Full race spec engine using Dennis Welch parts. Fully blue printed engine, alloy head, Carillo rods, etc. Restored for 2000 season. Car comes with FIA papers. US $38,000. 1957 Austin-Healey 100/6. Yellow. Dennis Welch aluminum head, 5-speed gear box, (original 4 available). Fully race prepared with SVRA, CVAR log books. This is the ex-Gene Smiley race car which dominated mid-west SCCA racing in its class in the late1950s and 1960s. Described by SCCA archives as possibly the most successful Austin-Healey in North America. Comes with FIA papers. US $40,000. 1965 Austin-Healey 3000 Midll Phase II. Red over white. Currently in road trim but with fuel cell, all safety equipment in place. Removeable roll cage and rally clocks. Came in 5th in class in 1997 Carrera PanAmericana. Comes with FIA papers. US $25,000. We specialize in the restoration and preparation of historic race cars. We maintain, store and transport to race meetings. Any car sold is available for prior testing. April, 2000  68 400 GT, 2+2, one owner last 28 years, 10,000 miles on rebuilt engine, also spare, 1970 Espada engine, engine stand for Miura engine, $40,000. 714-960-3978. CA 70 ESPADA, black/black, series II CA car with 28,000 miles, a great car inside and out with Miura wheels, tools, $35,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 70 ESPADA, silver exterior with black interior, 4-seater with 12-cyl, 6 Weber carb, 5-speed and knock-off wheels, this car is a great driver with 60K miles, $35,000. Museum of Transportation, 617-522-6547 ext-16. MA 71 MIURA S, red/black, complete concours restoration with SV updates, vented rotors, looks and runs as new, $110,000. Motor Classic, 914-997-9133. FAX 914997-9136 NY 72 JARAMA, fully maintained by enthusiast since new, red/black, factory twin tops, banker's boxes of receipts, unreasonably underpriced, $27,000. Cosmopolitan Motor, 206-467-6531. FAX 206-467-6532 WA 73 ESPADA SERIES III, painted maroon, ready to be put together, engine is in car, includes many valuable extra parts, $10,500. 304-624-4102 days. 304-8422206 eves,wkend. WV 74 COUNTACH LP400, Serial #40, yellow exterior with brown interior, 17,400Km, all original condition, no wing, no flares, no spoiler, this preserved exotic is a true collector's masterpiece. I have personally driven this automobile and find her to be a true GT car with maners, you can own this original version Countach, $150,000. Louie, 407-298-0560. FL 74 COUNTACH, earliest production car, featured early factory literature in Lamborghini museum last 6 years, great investment with only 5,600 miles, $175,000 firm. 804-973-8567. VA 74 JARAMA S, factory air, 5-speed, power steering, burgundy metallic/tan leather, 28,896 miles, especially fine example, excellent history, $32,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL 75 ESPADA, Mediterranean blue with tan, only 5,000 miles, all original spectacular condition, one of the last ones built, the most advanced of the Series. A must have for your collection, automatic, $32,500. Forza, 860-350-1140. FAX 860-350-1148 Cr 76 URRACO P300, 4-cam, 32,000 miles, factory red with tan leather, 5 new Michelin xwx tires, a local Toronto automobile, lovingly kept in near perfect condition, now US legal, $29,995 US$. Sas, 905-833-3777. 416-720-4133 cell #. CANADA ON 77 COUNTACH, periscope model, original and documented, interior signed by Mr Lamborghini, exceptional, $78,000. 917359-7670. 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runs, needs paint, rough condition, a jewel in the rough, $33,500. Bob, 440-449-8006 nights. 440-349-6762 days. OH 84 JALPA, black, tan, wing, fully sorted, absolutely stunning, $38,000. Michael, 310-271-1631. CA 87 JALPA, own one of less than 500 cars built worldwide, outstanding pearl white with red interior, only 17,600 miles, $39,500 trades welcome. Motorcars International, 417-831-9999. FAX 417-8318080 MO 88 JALPA, white/red, only 3,682 miles, new in every way, $46,500. Motorcars Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL 90 LM002, Vin 12233, white on red, low miles, as new condition, $70,000 trades welcome. RM Classic Cars, 519-352-4575. CANADA ON 94 DIABLO VT, yellow/black, sport exhaust, full factory service and records, $10,000-audio/video system, 2 owners, private seller, flawless, 9,500 mi, $139,000. 505-662-5234. NM 95 DIABLO VT, black with tan leather, wing, 680 miles, showroom new, $169,000 offer. Group One Motorcars Ltd, 248-6462700. MI LANCIA 58 AURELIA B-20, excellent CA car, black with maroon leather, Nardi options $35,000. 530-893-1633. FAX 530-8930669 CA 62 FLAMINIA SS ZAGATO, nice proper numbers matching car, 2.8 3C, blue with crimson, runs well, $37,500. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206-467-6531. FAX 206-4676532 WA 62 FLAMINIA SS ZAGATO, undergoing high quality restoration, $50,000. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206-467-6531. FAX 206467-6532 WA 65 FLAIVIINIA SS, rust in rockers, complete, needs restoration, $25,000. 530-8931633. FAX 530-893-0669 CA 77 SCORPION, 43K original miles, good condition, blue interior, silver/ blue paint, new tires, brakes, clutch, timing belt, carb kit, etc, must sell, new baby, $4,900. Matt, 601-856-7475. 888-528-5087 pager. MS MASER ATI WANTED: Maserati Ghibli, 3500GT and Alfa Guilia Sprint Speciale in excellent, restored, orginal-type condition. No bright-red, white or silver cars. Call Ed (714) 879-3909. No dealers please. (CA) (Apr.) AURELIA B20 COUPE, Fifth Series, full documented history, rebuilt to concours condition, Nardi conversion chassis, B203789, owned past 14 years, PH:01161-35-428-2435, FAX: 011-61-35-4281539 $47,000 US$. AUSTRALIA MASERATI 58 3500GT, 100% complete, sitting in a barn for the last 20 years, not running, it has rust, needs total restoration, $12,900. Gullwing Motor, 718-545-0500. FAX 718-545-1308 NY 623500 GTI SPYDER, maroon, tan leather, restored in '94, disc brakes, Weber carbs, $49,500. 407-872-1313. FL 64 3500 GT SERIES 2, Sebring Model, very rare vintage sports car, in superb condition, only 325 made, red with grey leather interior, complete with Borranis, runs like a clock, $18,900. Private, 407-251-0086. FL 67 GHIBLI, red, tan interior, needs nothing, paint, interior 5 years old, 40K miles, $23,800 partial trades consd. 609-2617547. NJ 67 MEXICO, blue/tan, 54K miles, power steering, 4.7 motor, automatic, wire wheels, a/c, new paint, chrome, interior, mechanicals $19,900. 310-274-7440. FAX 310-2749809 CA 70 GHIBLI, beautiful black paint, new black leather seats, 5-speed Indy engine, (same size), alloys or Borranis extra, $26,000 OBO. Jerry, 330-759-5224 mornings. OH 71 GHIBLI, late 4.7, 31,000 miles, black with cream leather interior, a/c, 5-speed, Maserati wires, $29,500. 304-624-4102 days. 304-842-2206 eves,wkend. WV 72 INDY, perfect condition, 16000 original miles, $19,500. 415-883-4824. CA 77 BORA, US version, 41,900 well maintained miles, just serviced, silver/black leather and red carpets, top condition in every way, $36,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954522-9900. FL 77 ICHAMSIN, US version, 5-speed, blue/ tan, excellent throughout, $28,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL 78 KYALAMI, red/black, 5-speed, beautiful, $19,500. 201-567-7224. NJ 80 QUATTROPORTE, 45K miles, no rust, great mechanical condition and interior, needs paint, must sell, no room, $6,500 OBO. 651-429-5309. 651-765-8898.MN VOLVO 73 1800 ES, orange/black leather, a high #3 car, perfect driver with 35,000 miles showing, 4-speed transmission with overdrive, $7,500. 207-781-3900. 207-8280008.ME April XX LITERATURE - Manuals & Books for all exotic & rare makes: Service manuals, Parts manuals, Owners manuals, History Books; see www.books4cars.com 248-357-4750. 888-380-9277 toll free. MI May XX PARTS - 81 FIAT, Seat wanted for '81 Fiat X1/9. Tan color preferred. Please be reasonable. Bill, 503-232-0842. OR May Innocenti Spider Registry. 1962-66 Italian bodied Sprites/Midgets. Looking for owners, cars, parts. Any others out there? Jim Hill, 80 Yale Rd., Menlo Park, CA., 94025. Hoodhill@aol.com 650-3218085. FAX 650-321-5438 CA May Maserati A6G 1500 PF grille. 3500 cam savers, arm rests, dash grab handle, hub caps. Original manuals: Tipo 60, 63, 300s, Mistral, Mexico, Merak, Khamsin, Kyalami. Manual copies: 3500, A6G 2000, Ghibli. Books, Models 1950's on, 5 bolt-on Borranis: late Mistral, Mexico Ghibli, Also models, manuals, books, literature for most Italian marques, major & obscure. Jerry, 330-259-5224 mornings. OH April• 54 SIATA DAINA GS, alloy coupe by St Farina, complete, straight, stripped to bare alloy, good original interior, all vintage events eligible, needs restoration, $20,000. 323-656-7483. FAX 323-654-8788 CA 55 AUSTIN-HEALEY, 100M LeMans, in storage 14 years, SVRA log book, roll bar, fire system, fuel cell, Guldstrand seat, front discs, oversized rear drums, competition wires on new Dunlops, original interior, white over blue, 13/1 compression, Isky cam, push rods, valve springs, J&E forged pistons, gas flowed head, lightened flywheel, oil cooler, 3.9 fully locked rear, rear traction bars, front anti-sway bar, 3000 front coil springs, racing exhaust, very fast original Healey, $37,500 obo. 513-7439259 after 8 pm. OH 59 GEMINI MK II, Formula Junior, polished alloy body, high spec GMC drivetrain, fuel cell, fire system, alloy wheels, the best front engined Junior, $34,500. The New England Car Co., 203-377-6746. CT 59 ALFA, Giulietta Spider Veloce, many race wins during the 70s. Last raced in 1979, original engine just rebuilt, very clean, never any rust, many spare parts, $17,000 trailer available. 509-925-3888. WA 61 COOPER LDS ALFA, ran African F-1 Series in 61,62,63 and 64, fully restored and sorted, FIA papers, $55,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 61 ALFA, Giulietta Spider, vintage race, in need of up-dating, dual Webers, $6,750. Northshore Sportscars, 847-247-0447. FAX 847-247-0446 IL 61 BUG EYE SPRITE, SVRA/HSR log books, 948 Comptune Regional motor, fuel cell, fire system, roll bar, front disc brakes, Aeroquip, very fast Regional car, many spares, racing Yokohamas, Minilites, custom open trailer, best offer over asking price, $15,000. 513-743-9259 after 8 pm. OH 62 FIAT ABARTH 1000 CT, LeMans prototipo, extensive factory history, LeMans, FIA Gil 1962, Sebring 63, Pebble Beach 93, 2nd in class, fresh eng, immaculate, race ready, $85,000 offer. Mahlon Craft, 860-542-6060. FAX 860-542-6029 CT I R ES TOR A TIONS Twenty years dedicated to the meticulous restoration of the world's finest exotic, vintage race and classic motor cars. APPRAISING SERVICES AVAILABLE: DECLARED VALUE • LOSS DAMAGE • ESTATES 2347 GOLD RIVER ROAD • SUITE N • GOLD RIVER, CA 95670 (916) 635-3559 • FAX (916) 635-5824 30  63 MGB, Huffaker built car for Jerry & Grace Slick (Jefferson Airplane), restored to vintage specs by Butch Gilbert, still in Huffaker livery, one of the fastest on West Coast, Carillos, Tilton, cell, halon, excellent, $18,500. 509-765-9672. WA 63 ALFA GIULIA SPIDER, concours restoration, 1600cc, dual Webers, $19,995. Northshore Sportscars, 847-247-0447. FAX 847-247-0446 IL 64 ALPINE A-110, vintage race or street, solid car, restoration 90% complete, 1108cc Renault, many spares & parts, new R-1 s, $15,000 OBO. 214-357-1679. TX 65 LOTUS ELAN S2, vintage race prepared, log book, also street legal road equipment,documented race history from 1965, ready for road or track, $17,900. 561595-3000. FL 65 CORVETTE ROADSTER, body-off race built 99, class winner 99 Pan American Race, 453 hp, 4-spd, 6-pt roll bar, Kirkey seats, side exhaust, unmodified body, have orig matching # drivetrain, teak/ tele, etc, plus many spares,$45,000 as raced; $50,000 complete. 607-648-2768 NY 301983-9745 MD. 67 LOLA T-70 CAN AM, ex-Surtees, SL75-123, complete restoration, coupe/ roadster bodies, Moran-built Lucas injected s/b Chevy, 5179,000. 225-7516605. LA 67 GURNEY EAGLE, driven by Denis Hulme to 4th Place at Indy, available as a roller, $75,000. Tom, 727-541-9831. FL 69 ALFA ROMEO GTV, race car, everything all new, engine is balanced and blueprinted, Konis, fuel cell, electronic ignition, etc, this car has no time on it and is ready to go racing, $25,000. Paul Lane, 203-377-6745. CT 76 LANCIA BETA SCORPION, second owner, 6,960 miles, always garaged, never operated in winter, sunroof, 2-place car with high-performance Fiat engine, professionally maintained, lots of literature and some spares, Ferrari red and in impeccable condition, marketed in Europe as Monte Carlo, $21,000. Bob Woodward, 319-588-5684. FAX 319-588-5750 IA 79 FERRARI 308 CTS, s/n 30625, street car converted to race car, built dry sump motor, full roll cage, 16" wheels, full race suspension, Konis, etc, 2,700 pound car, very fast and reliable, great club racer, $42,000. Paul Lane, 203-377-6745. CT• Sports Car Market

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              p. The Wrenching Truth A look at repair and restoration shops recommended by SCM subscribers. Please send your suggestions for shops for us to consider to copyed@sportscarmarket.com , fax 503/252-5854. I Phil Reilly & co. his is not a place that straightens dented fenders or tunes up  late-model BMWs. But if the sleeve-valve engine in your  1930s Voisin needs to be rebuilt, or you need a gearbox  fabricated from scratch for your pre-war Maserati 8CL, Phil  Reilly & Co. is your shop.  "Restoration is a word that is widely misused," said  Ivan Zaremba, who, along with Phil Reilly and Ross Cummings, is a  partner in Phil Reilly & Co. "What I like to say that we do is auto repair."  Zaremba elaborated that whether you're doing a valve job on a Mercedes  190SL or a valve-adjust on a Cosworth 4-cam, you're really just trying to  get a piece of machinery to do the job it was created for. It's just that some  tasks take more knowledge, more skills and more special tools than others.  Straightforward about their  strengths as a shop, Phil Reilly  ring potential customers to other & Co. have no problems refer- repair shops that would be more  appropriate. "We don't do '67 Mustang GTs," said Zaremba,  but there are guys who are bnl  liant at them. Why not send a  customer to the place where  they're going to get the best ser-  vice'?"  Paint and upholstery work  is subcontracted out to special-  ists. Phil Reilly & Co. special-  izes in what Zaremba calls "en-  gine reconstruction," but gen-  erally only on cars that are of  interest to them and provide a  • 44...e _  I  chanic, a machinist, and a fabricator. "I'm the mechanic," Zaremba said, "Phil is the fabricator, and Ross is the machinist." When vintage racing got off the ground in the early '70s, the three partners were in the midst of it. They did technical inspection for the first five years of the Monterey vintage races. The shop regularly works on thirty-five or forty Cosworth V8 engines, which come in every 1,500 or 2,000 miles for rebuilds. In September, Phil Reilly & Co. will provide support for an exhibition of historic Formula 1 cars at Indianapolis, which will take place at the same time as the US Grand Prix. Last year, the shop reconstructed six pre-war Alfa 8-cylinder engines. In the same year, they completed the restoration of a 1931 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 short-chassis Zagato Spider, with body work restored by another shop 2,000 miles away. -,...., or _ , The Reilly & Co. gang demonstrating their sophisticated new lift with a  1924 Miller supercharged RWD Indy car.  unique opportunity to learn. For instance, several years ago Zaremba  agreed to rebuild a 1930s French-made Voisin sleeve-valve engine for a  customer because he thought it would be an interesting project.  For the sorts of cars they work on, ordering parts out of a catalog  is usually not an option. If a particular part is not available, they make  it from scratch. "We are prepared to make the pieces to achieve the  goal as we go along," Zaremba said. "We are heavy on machine shop  and fabrication facilities, and have equipment you wouldn't find in  most auto repair shops."  For example, Reilly & Co. has an $80,000 computer-controlled mill-  ing machine, a grinding machine, and lathe equip-  ment. There is align-boring equipment for main-  bearing bores and for white-metal bearing work.  They can fabricate new intake manifold parts,  new cam boxes or transmission internals from  scratch. In addition to their 7,000 square feet of space, much of which is devoted to machine shop  equipment, they have a separate 2,000-square-  foot building at nearby Sears Point International  Raceway to store cars.  Shop  Owner/operators  Location  Number of staff  Number of square feet  Years in operation  Hourly rate  Specialty  The three partners in Phil Reilly & Co. go  back even further than the founding of their present business twenty-  some years ago. "In the '70s, we all came out of Stephen Griswold's  shop in Berkeley, California, where we were working on old Italian race  cars," Zaremba explained.  The foundation of Phil Reilly & Co. was the combination of a me-  April, 2000  Regular customers get accustomed to having their vehicks serviced at this Califorma shop. Zaremba said one customer's Alfa Giulietta was sold to another party with the agreement that Phil Reilly & Co. would continue to work on the car for the new owner. "I'm a Giulietta guy," Zaremba said "I've owned one for more than thirty years." But Zaremba said you'll see more Birdcage Maseratis than '60s Alfas being attended to at their shop. "In the room with me right now," Zaremba said, "there is a Maserati 8CL Indy car from 1940, two prewar Alfas—an 8 and a 6, a supercharged Miller 122-inch Indy car, the Indy Sparks-Thorne "Little Six", a 1938 BMW 328, a 1952 OSCA MT4 sports racer, a late '50s Indy roadster, and Parnelli Jones' 1971 Indy car with a turbocharged Ford V8 Indy engine." In addition, the shop is also working on engines from a 1914 Mitchell, a Jaguar XK SS, a Lancia D24, and a Pegaso Z102. When it comes to finding parts and services for rare cars, connections are important, and the shop maintains an international network of subcontractors and suppliers. If carburetors for a 1929 Alfa are being reproduced in Italy, chances are Reilly & Co. will know the fabricator. Phil Reilly & Co.  Ross Cummings,  Phil Reilly, Ivan Zaremba  Corte Madera, California 11 7,000  20  specialized machine shop work)  Vintage race cars  Each of the three partners has his own personal competition car. Zaremba's most recent restoration project for himself was a '51 Hudson Hornet race car, a reproduction of Marshall Teague's Daytona-winning '51 Hornet. Phil Reilly $75 (more for  owns a Formula Brabham BT44, while Ross Cummings competes in local club events with his Alfa Romeo GTA. Looking ahead, the car that Zaremba would most like to see come in for restoration is a '52 Alfa 6C 3000 CM competition roadster built for Le Mans. Zaremba drove the unrestored car as a consultant before its recent sale. "It's possibly the best-driving early '50s car I have experienced," he said.—Bill Neill Contact: Ivan Zaremba, 415/924-9022• 31

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WITH YOUR RENEWALS Comments Here are some thoughts and observations from fellow subscribers. You have addressed all of my concerns with terrific improvements, more color, more columns, better paper, poly bags, SCM is perfect, don't change a thing. —Bret Frazier, Duluth, GA Fine magazine. Perhaps somewhat more persistent critical interest in the too often bordering-onthe-dishonest description of cars from the auctioneers?—T.C. Postma, Bosch En Duin, Netherlands SCM is #1, keep it up, ladies and gents!—Gary Law, Hornby Island, Canada Just keep them coming.—Ben Francis, Oakhurst, CA More Profiles, restoration info., resources for Italian marques like Alfa.—Luke Kowalski, San Mateo, CA A bit more technical.—Thom Fransen, Koningslust, Netherlands Color detail pictures of MiniProfiles. How about a model section?— William Kemp, Pittsburgh, PA Like the mailing sleeve.— Charles Pratt, Tullulah Falls, GA I have been subscribing to car magazines for twenty years, SCM is my favorite. Keep up the good work.—David  Coppell, TX Stonecipher, I like the new color but miss the old, sturdy cover. The new one is easily damaged.—Arcane Automotive, Fresno, CA We've gone back to a heavier cover stock—ED. More Corvettes.—Ted Koehner, muscle.—Kerry Hauck, Venice, FL It's very good the way it is, keep up the good work! Always appreciate Alfa Romeo information.— Don Zerban, Highland, IL Get the new issue out by the 5th instead of the 15th. Be unbiased on your opinions.—Ron Browne, Tulsa, OK. The earlier we send the issue, the earlier our cutoff date is for auction coveraee and Bristol, TN More  Corvettes/American classifieds. The reason most magazines have a 'fake" cover date (i.e. your May Forbes arrives in early April) is so they can appear 'fresh" on the newsstand longer—ED. Less American, hotrods and trucks. Also, don't get too glitzy. Hemmings did and I stopped subscribing.—Dave Smith, Indianapolis, IN I prefer previous organization of auction results and then articles, rather than mixed.—Quinn Francis, Atlanta, GA. We understand your concern. Having the auction coverage in color dictates its placement in the center of the magazine, which means the other articles are arrayed around it. It a little confusing, but we hope the tradeoff of color reporting, is worth the extra sleuthing on your part to find what you are looking for—ED. More East Coast coverage, under $10K investment guide. Keep up the good work!—Paul Nolte, New Kent, VA Great! The color is better.— Mark Powell, Redmond, WA Please continue as is, you are doing great!—Steve Clyde, Port Huron, MI Profile budget-priced classics, be they fixer-uppers or less popular classics. Please don't berate Fiats and Alfas.—David Najarian, Kempton, PA Cover the East Coast events more.—Jeffrey Vogel, New York, NY. With Vermont resident Dave Brownell as Auction Editor, expect more East Coast reporting.—ED. How about a "Stump the Chumps" type feature where you get feedback from SCM subscribers who have purchased cars reviewed in your Auction Reports?—Jim Davidson, Springfield, VA Great magazine.—John Guinther, Chula Vista, CA Do an article on Walt Hansgen & Bridgehampton Racing Circuit. . . great nostalgia! Keep up the great work.—Fred Rice. Cary. NC ..■,* ... .A%...id •?...i;. .41%%.  Garry Roberts & co. Itita .■i■ e mail: garryroberts@fea.net - Specializing in Pre-Owned Vintage & Contemporary renal Sales / Service / Restoration 922 Sunset Drive, Costa Mesa, CA. 92627 Tel: (94-9) 650-2690  32  rax: (94-9) 650-2720 Keep progressing at your present rate and getting ideas from your subscribers as above. Thank you.— Donald Narde, Horseheads, NY Increase coverage of affordable classics.—Walt Tomsic, Gig Harbor, WA Really enjoy the color! Otherwise, keep up the great job! (Do you need a Monterey Bureau/Correspondent?)—J.W. Hiber, Carmel, CA Don't change a winning horse!—Jurg Brigel, Fechy, Switzerland It is truly a happy day each month when my issue arrives. Don't change a thing. P.S. The price of TR3s could rise anytime soon.—Ed Durrenberger, Philomath, OR Okay as is, you improved the magazine, color and quality of product.—Jack Elder, Bountiful, UT More reports on actual sales, auction and private.—WR. Shearer, Shelburne, VT fill you in on our $4,000 brake job next issue. Maybe we're taking this daily driver thing too far.— ED. Mustangs, T-birds, Barracudas, Challengers are sports cars too!— Ric Sander, Cincinnati, OH What happened to the Mini's Price Guide? Include Jag XJs in Price Guide, especially the C-type. Series on shop profiles? A great mag. —Joakim Mount, Hudson, NH Great as is, the color photos are appreciated!—Rob Phillips, Portland, OR Some BMW focus would be great, otherwise, a very enjoyable read!—James O'Malley, Bellport, NY Why change perfection?—HQ BMW, Lafayette, CA Do a profile on the Ferrari 328, I am buying one!—Daniel Resse, Winchester, VA With the color photos, slick pages and plastic mailing wrapper, it can't get any better. Unless of course, you send me to Italy to test-drive all the new Alfas. You pick up the tab, of course! I'll bring back a pint of Gelato for you and Ms. Banzer.—Robert Smulling, Seattle, WA. Why don't you just meet us in Modena this May and we'll buy you the Gelato.—ED. Less American muscle cars. How about something about Acura NSXs? Surely they are more of a sports car than a VW Beetle.—Bill Allison, Red Oak, 7X More sarcasm, less American.— David Cave, Napa, CA Even more auction insider's info.—Russ Keil, San Francisco, CA Since you do address the sports cars in our stable, we find SCM very interesting! For example, our Porsche 924 is rated below thumbs down, while to ignore that our two Ferrari Vignales even exist on your Price Guide, puts a smile on my face. Naturally, I had to resubscribe.— Larry Nicklin, Leo, IN. We give a double thumbs up to both your Ferraris, the '52 340 Mexico 340, S/N 0224 AT that finished 3rd in the Carrera Panamericana, and your '53 212, S/N 0267EU, the Turin Motor Show Car—ED. More stories from experts. —J. Ellenrieder, Rode, Belgium More about Mercedes.—Frank Honackie, Sarasota, FL Keep it up!—Patrick Hamilton, Des Moines, IA You're doing a fantastic job! More on specific list of repairs and up-keep, i.e., tune-up for Ferrari TR 512 versus 328 GT. Your articles on the expense of the 330 American were excellent.—Bruce Baier, Phoenix, AZ. Well, that's becoming a never-ending saga.We'll Don't fix it, although I don't like the cover art, photos would be better. —L aw rie Lock, Summerland BC, Canada Keep it the same.—Barry Silverman, Montecito, CA Reduce subscription price to be on par with Hemmings.—Michael Harper-Smith, Tarzana, CA. Then we'd have to have brown covers and newsprint pages.—ED. Finally the plastic bag cover has solved the "shredder" problem.— Douglas Magnon, Riverside, CA Cater more to the low-dollar collector. I bet a lot of Triumph Spitfire owners subscribe and would love to read about restorations undertaken for love, not money. —Steve Semeraro, San Diego, CA Doing fine.—Andre Rheault, Camden, ME I enjoy the auction comments and if you could add more vintage race/rally results, it would be great!—Donald Figone, Santa Rosa, CA More articles with investor favorites or cars likely to appreciate in the next five years.—Lawrence Bruce Venable, Cincinnati, OH. We're looking at starting a column on current cars that have the potential to become collectible.—ED. Leave it alone.—James Allen, Little Canada, MN Make it free to New Zealanders. —Peter Talbot, New Zealand Less Italian influence at expense of English and German. It is not everyone's desire to own a Ferrari! Great magazine, though.—Ryan Rexford, Laguna Beach, CA And thanks to all ofyou for your thoughtful comments and your renewals.—K.M. & C.B.• Be Heard! Take a minute to fill out the Reader's Survey enclosed with this issue. 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Auction Report  Winter W •  "  P PRESENTS  , - cArAusT  CLASSIC CAR Al t WWW.harreLL-jaCkSOMCOM I in # ift‘ls& limm■sr Mercedes 280SE coupe taking offers. dollar Ferraris at RM to the '50s and '60s American car sellers counting the booty from the various Impalas, Bel Airs, Chevelles, T-Birds and Challengers that were hammered sold by B-J. One cautionary note: we're told by informed sources that some of the auction companies in Arizona auctioned cars from their own account—that is, owned by the auction company, its principals or employees—without announcing the same to the audience. The auction industry has made a tremendous amount of progress from the chicanery of the '80s. Would it really be so difficult to have a simple block announcement to the effect that "the next lot is owned by the auction company" or "by an employee of the auction company?" t .41k, the top-selling collector car period of the year. In Monterey, the Brooks, Christie's and RM auctions sold 228 cars for a total of $44,102,785. In Arizona, B-J, RM, Kruse and Silver brought in $34,611,763 but did it the hard way, selling 1,116 cars to reach that total. Monterey is still where the big bucks are. The average sale in August was a mind-boggling $193,433, whereas in Arizona it was a "use your Visa card to buy that '60 Chevy" $34,611. However, if the economy stays strong, look for the Arizona auctions to give the Monterey gang a real run for their money. Everybody was a winner this year in Arizona, from the high-flyers taking home million • SCOTTSi With the addition of RM to the BarrettJackson, Kruse and Silver events, Arizona in January is closing in on Monterey in August as Scottsdale, AZ January 20-23, 2000 Auctioneers: Andy Adcock, Tommy Assiter, Mark Gellman Number of automotive lots: 722 Number of automotive lots sold: 538 Sale rate: 78% Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale, Sale total: $23,100,000 High: Lot #685 1968 Ford GT40 Mark I, sold at $429,300 Buyer's Premium Included: 6% Report by Dave Brownell, Dave Kinney and Bob LeFlufr IR It's hard to imagine that this would have a negative effect on the bidding, and might even give potential buyers a sense of reassurance as the auction company would be expected to properly represent the products it personally is putting across the block.—KM SCM 1-6 Scale Condition Rating 1: National concours standard/perfect. 2: Very good, club concours, some small flaws. 3: Average daily driver in decent condition. 4: Still a driver but with some apparent flaws. 5: A nasty beast that runs but has many problems. 6: A non-running car in wretched physical condition that is probably only good for parts. 34 Market opinions in italics eality matched and sometimes exceeded anticipation at Barrett-Jackson this year. The anticipation was that this would be the bellwether auction for the early part of the year, particu- larly compared to the lackluster results at Kruse's Scottsdale sale the week before. That's just what it turned out to be, with jaw-dropping prices for American muscle and '50s cars leading the charge. For instance, a 1970 Chevelle LS-6 convertible climbed right into what used to be classic car territory, selling at $111,300 while a '56 Bel Air convertible, tricked out with all the right factory accessories and certainly better than new, brought $86,920. Top whack for the sale, as noted above, was a Ford GT40 at $429,300. Well-restored or fine original sports cars also did well, as the following report points out. Every Ferrari sold, as did most of the Jaguars and other British sports cars. Very good Mercedes brought very good bids but cars with glaring deficiencies or those needing noticeable restoration work were generally given the thumbs-down by Barrett-Jackson's bidders. The crowd wanted correct cars ready to drive and show immediately and were willing to pay the price for this instant gratification. Traditional American classic cars faded and faltered at this auction. A Cord Beverly sedan was passed at $40,000. A '28 Lincoln Lockebodied limo sold for $19,080, a 1930 Packard 740 roadster, a model that's one of the mainstays of the US classic car movement and in #2 condition, was unsurprisingly passed at $85,000. However, a 1934 Packard Twelve phaeton in equal condition did go to a new home for $202,830. US classics seem to be shaking out the same way exotic cars have been: the very best and most desirable are holding their own and even climbing in value but the garden-variety cars are losing noticeable ground. This could be a future buying opportunity if you have ever wanted a great American classic car, all restored and ready, for less than 1970s price levels (and yes, those Packard 740 roadsters/phaetons did bring over $100,000 in the '70s and '80s). Exposition sales at Barrett-Jackson appeared to be down from previous years, with only a couple of Packards wearing sold signs on our last swing through the tent on late Saturday. However, more private deals could have been struck post-auction. In the auction tent itself, though, the economy boomed, the good times rolled, the bids escalated, engines revved and happy buyers and sellers celebrated their good fortune.—D.B. ENGLISH CARS #106-1926 MORRIS COWLEY Tourer. S/N 264072. Blue/black/tan leather. RHD. From Hayashi Collection in Japan. British restoration. Colors wrong, paint on hood poorly prepped. Incorrect chrome plate on radiator shell. Top and lamps okay. Very good instruments. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $8,000. At B-J the bid was $750 lower than at Kruse the week before. Wrong colors, wrong condition, wrong crowd. #668-1936 JAGUAR SS1 Drophead. S/N 251027. Blue/gray leather. RHD. Odo: 49 miles. Pebble Beach Class winner, stunning, fully documented restoration. Near perfection, and very appealing in all ways. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $137,800. A significant price, but Pebble Beach history and prime time Saturday at Barrett-Jackson is a powerful combination. #633-1938 MG-TA 3-position Drophead. Body by Tickford. S/N 2736. Black/red leather. RHD. Odo: 96 miles. Done to the highest con- Sports Car Market

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  SCM Auction Report: torras etst,son AZ • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • LHD. Late '80s cost-no-object restoration with very little use since. Scored 99.36 points at Jag National Meet, 1st in class. Very complete with all tools. Excellent panel fit. One of 240 built. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $111,300. Just a bit more than the expected market price for a very nice example. If American muscle cars keep soaring in price, $111,300 for an alloy 120 starts looking like a bargain. cours standards and surely better than new. Extremely well detailed inside and out, including engine. Plating, paint, everything #1, spoiled just a bit by chrome wire wheels instead of painted ones. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $74,200. Pretty but heavy Tickford body causes TA to proceed at a stately pace. Suitable for driving along boulevards and pottering down country lanes. Or to concours, where it should wow judges and enthusiasts alike. A lot of money for a little car #112-1948 BARROW SPECIAL Roadster. S/N 59653. Red/black leather. RHD. Odo: 13,427 miles. Vauxhall-powered sports car with handmade body by H. H. Barrow, Ltd. Barrow was a colleague of Sidney Allard and the car had some Allard overtones. Looked good, needed tuning. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $26,500. What's it worth? On that day, $26,500. Not much of a following in the US, would find a better market in the UK.. #969-1949 JAGUAR XK 120 Alloy 2-door Convertible. S/N 670111. Red/tan leather. #908-1949 MG-TC Roadster 2-door. S/N TC9841. Bright yellow/black leather. RHD. Odo: 131 miles. Very poorly detailed motor, some scratches in the paint, good chrome. Chrome wire wheels. The MG purists hated this car, and with some good reasons. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $21,200. Tough to call for price. To make correct would take a full restoration, but to use and enjoy, it could be worth the money to 101100 1974 Pantera. Orange/black. 15,500 ORIGINAL MILES, extremely nice $49,900. 1960 Austin Healey 3000 MKI, 2 - seater. Blakc.red, chrome wires  1935 Bentley 31/4 Litre Drophead Park Ward Very nice CA car  1989 Bentley 8, dark blue/tan, very clean, known history  525,500 $89,000 $33,500 1938 Cadillac V16 S70 limousine. Black/supurb beige cloth int. Excellent $59,000 1956 Cadillac DeVille Convertible. Pink/black, cold A/C, incredible  1959 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz cony., red, tri-power, bucket seats  1956 Facel Vega FV2B. Black/red, Mopar drivetrain, push-button trans. 523,500 1940 Ford Deluxe 2-dr cony., Cordoba Tan/LeBaron Bonney Ithr, restored  1957 Ford "E" Thunderbird cow, blk/blk & white, two tops  1984 Morgan 4/4. Red/black leather interior. Alloy body, chrome wires 14K miles 523,900. $32,500 $58,500 $36,500 S58,500 1957 Ford Thunderbird, rose/blk & white int., both tops, beautiful restoration S39,900 1966 Ford Shelby 61 350 Cony., red/blk, recent complete rest. $46,500 1954 Jaguar XK120, red/black, CA car, nice cond., spats, new leather $39,900 1964 Mercedes-Benz 220Seb. New pale blue finish, new parchment int. $16,500 1971 Mercedes-Benz 380SE 3.5 Cabriolet. 43K orig. miles, midnight blue S69,500 1936 Packard cow sedan. Two tone cream/brown, canvas top  1980 Rolls Royce Camargue Coupe. 27K miles, Walnut, extra clean  1952Siata Daina Spyder, silver & red/sivler, twin Webbers, restored $58,900 1957 BMW Si 507. White/red. Original interior, straight, unrestored. S195,000. 65 CARS IN INVENTORY 1989 Rolls Royce Corniche Convertible II. Black/ WWW.V Always interested in purchasing quality collectible cars, contact Martin Godbey. (941)355-6500 FAX (941)359-0810 •2836 N.-Timm TRAIL SARASOTA, FL 34234 intagemotorssarasota.co in Parchment w/black piping. 23K miles $117,000. 1985 Mercedes benz Galante Wagon. White/tan, clean, 15K miles on factory turbo diesel S46,500. 1968 Ford Shelby 61350 convertible. Red/new black interior and top, auto. $36,500. $29,900 $46,500

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • IN •  the right end user Given the inaccuracies of this car, a very high price. #656-1949 JAGUAR XK 120 Roadster. S/N 670111. Red/tan leather. LHD. Odo: car needed a professional s touch that was missing the first time around #361-1951 JAGUAR XK 120 Vintage Racer Modified Roadster. S/N S671966. SCM Auction Report• Banett-Jackson • Scottsdale, AZ mosphere of Barrett-Jackson, this was a fair enough buy. #667-1953 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER DAWN Drophead. S/N LSFC50. Cream/tan 27,249 miles. An early, alloy-bodied 120. Scored 99.36 points in a JCNA concours, but just a little off in a few details, under the hood particularly. Lucas PL headlights, nice, but not stunning. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $91,000. A better example sold for $111,300 later in the day. This was fair money for this car; and it could have been sold without remorse. #639-1950 ASTON MARTIN DB2 Drop- head. S/N LML 50122. Maroon/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 1 mile. A lovely car, last seen at RM Newport Beach and reported unsold there at a high bid in the high $60,000 range. Blue/black vinyl. LHD. A heavily modified vintage race car, extensive mechanical and cosmetic mods, very strong performer. Wellknown, successful car. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $45,050. A relative bargain, considering what it would cost to recreate it, and considering that you will get D-type performance and fun for 5% of an average D-type price. #715-1952 JAGUAR C-TYPE REPLICA Roadster. SN E10238. Red/black leather. leather. LHD. Odo: 37,614 miles. Beautiful, but with a jarring modern cassette player installed. Passenger's door fit off, and some poor body work in the wheel wells. Ex-British Embassy in Paris, may be the only LHD example built? Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $110,000. A bid that was not insulting, but obviously not enough for this owner #341-1954 JAGUAR XK 120 Drophead Coupe. S/N S677863. Green/green leather. Brought here to sell, obviously, and it did. Gond: 2+. SOLD AT $52,500. This was a bargain. The early Astons don't seem to find as much favor in the US as they do elsewhere. Perhaps an ocean voyage is in this car's immediate future, as home market demand is much stronger—and should be here as well. #465-1951 JAGUAR XI( 120 2-door Convertible. SN 670441. Red/saddle. LHD. Odo: RHD. A superb C-type replica, incorporating the original cylinder head from C-type 023, correct in all respects, and as near to a C-type as you could get. Was supposedly offered as the real car at one time. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $159,000. Huge money for a replica, but it was so good, so accurate, that it seemed every Jaguar enthusiast in the place wanted it. Cylinder head alone is supposedly worth $20,000. However, the car cover with "XKC 023" on it was a bit much. This is still a fake. #310-1953 MG-TD Roadster. S/N AZ228983. Bronze/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: LHD. Odo: 28,261 miles. Very nicely and correctly restored. A lovely car. Dash wood finish wrinkling just a little, but otherwise excellent overall. Panel fit and finish exceptional. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $42,400. Apple green color and body-color wire wheels set it back This crowd wanted red/tan, and chrome wire wheels, not Coventry-correct subtlety. Under the money; a good buy. #963-1955 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL Coupe. Body by Park Ward. SN BC29LAF. Engine # BC28A. Black over blue/blue leather with light blue piping. LHD. Odo: 102,921 71,659 miles. A fresh restoration with fair panel fit, poorly fitting new top, painted fender welting, disc wheels. Paint work defines the word "decent" but could be better. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $52,500. A lot of money for a car that still needs to be straightened out. A fresh restoration will often need some shakedown, but this 36  9,784 miles. Non-factory color, incorrect steering wheel and dash, engine detail is poor, driver's door starting to sag. Barely a driver, more a running restoration project. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $11,660. We have seen TDs of this caliber sold elsewhere in recent months for under 10 grand Given the supercharged at- miles. Beautifully detailed under the hood, the 29th S series car made. Rear ducted air conditioning. Very good wood and leather, hard to fault paint. Plexiglas rear window is no help at Sports Car Market

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Les Grandes Marques a Monaco 26/27 May 2000 A Sale of Important Motor Cars and Automobilla loiCINA.00 Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, our traditional Monaco Sale is firmly established as the most glamourous event in the European auction season. The highlight of this year's eagerly awaited Grand Prix Historique weekend, this exclusive Sale is restricted to 50 of the finest Sports and Grand Touring cars including those illustrated here. Held in the hallowed surroundings of Rainier's Private Museum, the Sale attracts a cosmopolitan international clientele and promises an atmosphere second to none. "above left- and far rig ' 1953 FERRARI 375 MILLE MIGLIA  Y This exquisitely restored, Argentine-live  ue  1,0  - Wo rounds and carried Valiente and Najurieta to successive national Sports Car Championships titles, 1954-55. above middle: 1959 FERRARI 250GT CALIFORNIA SPYDER Built to the order of Italian automotive industrialist Luigi Innocenti and subsequently owned by celebrated tenore Mario del Monaco, this impeccably restored Spyder combines the elegant proportions of the LWB bodystyle with competition-bred running gear. above right: 1960 SCARAB FORMULA 1 SINGLE SEATER This uniquely beautiful, ear splittingly powerful reminder of Woolworths heir Lance Reventlow's personal obsession to build an all-American Fl challenger is the only survivor of three built to feature the original 'desmodromic' engine in full running order. not illustrated: 1939 ALFA ROMEO T/PO 256 SPIDER CORSA The Tripoli-Tobruk race winning Alfa Corse team car, as driven by Mussolini's cha Ercole Boratto and factory instructor/ test driver Consalvo Sanesi, now offered directly from its owner of 26 years. right: 1956 FERRARI 2500T COMPETITION BERLINETTA BY SCAGUETT1 Campaigned extensively in Europe during the late '50s, including the Mille Miglia and Tour de France, this rare early 'TdF' Competition Berlinetta is perhaps the only totally unrestored survivor and has been in the same o over three decades. Entries are no For further information on this important Sale, please contact Simon Kidston or Max Girardo in Geneva on +41 Europe Brooks Europe SA 10 Rue Blavignac 1227 Carouge-Geneva Switzerland T:+41 (0) 22 300 3160 F:+41 (0) 22 300 3035 UK Brooks Auctioneers Ltd 81 Westside London SW4 9AY United Kingdom T: +44 (0) 20 7228 8000 F: +44 (0) 20 7585 0830 USA Brooks Auctioneers Inc 500 Sutter Street Union Square, San Francisco California 94102 T:+1 (415) 391 4000 F:+1 (415) 391 4040 Australia Brooks Goodman Pty Ltd 7 Anderson Street, Double Bay Sydney, New South Wales Australia 2028 T:+61 (02) 9327 7311 F:+61 (02) 9327 2917 ROOKS SPECIALIST AUCTIONEERS & VALUERS Europe www.brooksauctioneers.com

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  all. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $95,000. Way low price for a Continental coupe. Not a perfect car; but a nice example just the same. Another $30K would not have been out of line. #1012-1959 MGA 2-door Coupe. S/N HDR4357801. Burgundy/tan/burgundy SCM Auction Report: fcaorrevie,ckson AZ Cond: 2. SOLD AT $97,520. Right in the range expected, fair money for all. An improved result from similar cars in recent years. #21-1961 JAGUAR 3.8 MK H 4-door Se- dan. S/N P212601BW. Black/cream leather. LHD. Odo: 954 miles. Very good paint, chrome, pimpmobile now. Cond: 5. SOLD AT $17,490. Hard to believe, but even at this price, the buyer may not have gotten a bargain. Needing a total restoration to bring it back to its former glory, this coachbuilt Bentley will be a tough sell when restored to perfection. Further, few buyers like this headlight treatment, and values stay low. #305-1964 AUSTIN MINI-COOPER "S" 2-door. S/N CA257L737604. Red/white top/ black vinyl. LHD. Fiberglass front fenders piping. LHD. Odo: 1,669 miles. Not a correct restoration, but a very pretty over-restored example. Has a later MGA 1622 cc motor. Nardi wooden steering wheel. Chrome wires with wide whites. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $29,150. This one breaks all the rules. An incorrect restoration, the wrong motor, the wrong model, and a record price. A very pretty car that brought a "Scottsdale," that is to say very high,and perhaps not repeatable,price. #728-1959 AC ACE Roadster. S/N AEX 1047. Red/black leather. LHD. A very nice clean interior, very good door fit. Cracks on dashboard wood. Automatic transmission. Sign claimed a "comprehensive restoration.. . performed on this car." Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $16,500. For sale after its auction appearance for $22,500, which was more like the real money. Car was prehaps too subtle for a crowd lusting after red convertibles. #400-1964 JAGUAR XICE Roadster. S/N 881803. Medium blue/dark blue leather. LHD. and hood, wrong steering wheel, dash and instruments. "Rally" seats also incorrect, exhaust leak, Cosmic Mag wheels. Not a great car, but a place to start. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $7,314. Coopers are hot these days, and hard to find. For a running, driving car this wasn't a bad buy. But it will take at least $5K to make it into something you 'd want judged at the local all-British Field Meet. #328-1965 SUNBEAM TIGER Roadster. S/N B9471839LRXFE. White/blue leather. LHD. Odo: 45,295 miles. Paint and interior Ace, but paint is cracking and checking in a number of spots. Painted wire wheels, straight and attractive. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $60,000. AC Aces in this condition are still not worth this kind ofmoney, and this one needs an expensive, bare-metal respray. Should have been sold, if the bid was comingfrom a human and not a chandelier. #658-1960 ROLLS-ROYCE CLOUD II Drophead. S/N STB 88. Black/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 81,591 miles. Frame-off professional restoration in 1998. Accurately restored to pure original specs. Correct and virtually flawless right down to its bias-ply wide whitewalls. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $74,200. I was totally seduced by this car. It was so utterly right and so very attractive; not over-restored but just showroom new. Worth the money? If an MG-TA can bring the same money, you bet it is. #460-1964 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL MPW "Chinese eye" Hardtop. Body by Mulliner-Park Ward. SN BC48LXC. Silver over blue/silver and blue leather. LHD. Odo: 95,221 excellent and all correct. Completely and professionally restored. Minilite mags were only non-stock bits. 2,500 miles on restoration. Factory hard top included. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $30,210. The kind of money a 90-plus point Tiger should be making. For years these Cobra-on-the-cheap hybrids have been $20K cars; this sale may indicate that those days are over for top-notch examples. #54-1966 SUNBEAM TIGER Roadster. S/N B382002219. Red/red cloth. LHD. Odo: 38,440 miles. Had roll bar and factory hard Odo: 7,141 miles. Claimed original mileage, from a Texas collector. May have been a right-hand drive conversion, but very well done if it is. Nice overall, some details weak, but a good car. 38  miles. A total disaster. Poorly fitting Rolls-Royce grille, all Bentley badges replaced with RR. "Restored in 1984 for more than $30,000." Weak paint, chrome, incorrect interior. A sad Sports Car Market

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  top. Hood louvered, chrome headlight rims, accessory wood steering wheel, incorrect cloth seats and top, mag-style aftermarket wheels. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $15,000. Car looked good 'till you got close. Still, for a nonpurist this would have been a very decent buy had the owner decided to let it go. #795-1966 MORGAN PLUS 4 Tourer. SN 6061. Green/black leather. LHD. Odo: 16,017 the signal for an uptick in Plus 4 prices or is it Barrett-Jackson fever? #482-1967 AUSTIN MINI-COOPER MK II "S" 2-door Coupe. S/N CA25BL1068904A. Burgundy, white top/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 23,648 miles. Nardi steering wheel, Minilite wheels, Alpine stereo with Sony speakers. #476-1967 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MK III Roadster. SN HBJ8U42599. Red/black. LHD. Restored by Healey specialist in 1999. Factory correct in every area except for SCM Auction Report• Barrett-Jackson • Scottsdale, AZ miles. Originally delivered in Paris. A good, clean example with luggage rack, badge bar and stainless wires. Door fit good for a Morgan. Everything looked correct and ready for a family of 4. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $26,620. Sold at no reserve, and for quite good money at that. Is this Great bodywork marred by a light ding on the left front fender, a crisp car otherwise with good chrome and interior. Ready to run the pylons in your driveway. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $19,610. Real 1275cc Ss are increasingly difficult to find. Properly restored ones under $15K just don't exist anymore. While a bit on the high side ofthe market, the quality ofthis car justified the price. Like you, we also enjoy a reputation for superior performance. 72-spoke Dayton chrome wires, aftermarket steering wheel. One owner for 27 years; religiously maintained. Lovely car. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $32,860. A no-reserve car that sold to an appreciative new owner for a fair price in view of its superb condition. Healey collectors will pay up for great cars; an average car would have struggled to get to $20K. #1047-1967 AUSTIN HEALEY 3000 BJ8 MK HI 2-door Convertible. S/N HBJ8L36874. Grundy is the only collector car insurer offering: • Worldwide touring coverage • Foreign liability • Ocean/air cargo And our policy includes: • Agreed value • Unlimited mileage for touring and pleasure driving • No model year limitations • Highest Liability limits Before another day goes by, try our "ACCU-QUOTE" 1-800-338-4005 April, 2000  145 Willow Grove Avenue Glenside, PA 19038 www.grundy.com 39

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CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS 1937 DELAGE D8-120 AEROSPORT ESTIMATE: 8500,000-700,000 Stx „We/lad Ator ear& AT THE LYNDHURST PROPERTY IN TARRYTOWN, NEW YORK 29 APRIL 2000 1925 HispANo-SuizA H6 DUAL COWL TOURER ESTIMATE: 8150,000-180,000 1939 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM III ALL WEATHER TOURER ESTIMATE: S140,000-170,000 WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING CONSIGNMENTS FOR OUR UPCOMING AUCTION AT THE PETERSEN MUSEUM IN Los ANGELES ON JUNE 17 For fiirther information, please contact: NEW YORK: Miles Morris Tel: (212) 636 2277 Fax: (212) 636 4926 BEVERLY HILLS: David Gooding, Malcolm Welford, Ian Kelleher Tel: (310) 385 2699 Fax: (310) 385 0246 LONDON AND CONTINTENTAL EUROPE: Rupert Banner, Colin Warrington, Nicholas Benwell, Christian Philippsen Tel: (44 020) 7389 2851 FAX: (44 020) 7627 8917 CATALOGUES: United States: (800) 395 6300 Worldwide: (44 020) 7389 2820 www.christies.com/cars

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  British racing green/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 81,087 miles. Split vinyl on dash, cracked wood dash, older chrome with some peeling, 4-speed with overdrive, roll-up windows. Hint: never buy a British car when someone's working on it while waiting in the auction line. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $17,490. A "20 footer" that demonstrates how picky the crowd is at B-I Ifpeifect, this car would have been in the mid-$30s. But as a hobby project, $ 17.5K was more than enough. #306-1967 LAND ROVER S2A SAFARI 4-door Wagon. S/N 26409364C. Red/black Raced by William Fittipaldi. Complete recent ground-up restoration. "Car is fresh and perfect in every way" says the sign. Ready to race. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $429,300. The highest block sale of the auction. A strong but not unreasonable price for apiece of racing history. As significant race cars in general go up in price, expect the prices of GT4Os to increase as well. #344-1969 JAGUAR XKE S2 Roadster. S/N 1R11033. White/black leather. LHD. Odo: 869 miles. Claimed a show winner, SCM Auction Report: Barrett-Jackson • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • for, and the aggressive price reflected this fact. But it's still a nose-heavy C. #1024-1973 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW LWB 4-door Limousine. SN LRH15115. Red/tan leather. LHD. Odo: vinyl. LHD. Odo: 49,610 miles. Thick, pebbly paint most likely done with a high-quality brush, otherwise original and correct. A rare and sought-after Land Rover variant. Good overall condition for a vintage Landy. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $8,480. This seemed like the right money. Paint condition held it back, the desirability of this long-wheelbase model amongst Land Rover folk pushed it forward. #744-1967 JAGUAR XKE Roadster. S/N 1E12219. Bronze/brown leather. LHD. Odo: 9 miles. Breathtaking restoration, essentially flawless, tools, books, documentation. and very nice overall condition, very nice engine detail, chrome, and paint. Perhaps not a true JCNA standard of car, but as nice as you would want for one you were going to actually use. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $38,000. A strong S2 price, fully 15% higher than we have seen in recent times, but in line with the overall results here. #937-1969 JAGUAR XKE Roadster. S/N 1R8045. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 62,093 miles. Wavy bodywork, dings, lumpy chrome, weak leather to front. Sits up possibly 3 or 4 inches too high, poorly redone wood. Factory 8-track plus two other radios. Full divider window. Nothing here a total restoration wouldn't fix. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $14,840. If a bad standard 1973 Silver Shadow is worth $8K, is a bad Silver Shadow with a divider worth almost $15K? For me, not yet, and not for a while. This was a lot ofmoney for a tired but once proud queen. #194-1971 TRIUMPH TR6 Roadster. S/N CC59684L. Maroon/tan vinyl/cloth. LHD. Odo: As nice an E-type as we have seen at auction anywhere. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $84,000. Stunning both in restoration quality and selling price. This is a new standard for E-type values, and it approaches the levels we saw briefly in 1989 before the big carbuncle burst. #685-1969 FORD GT40 MK 1 GT Coupe. S/N GT40-1083. Blue/black leather/cloth. LHD. 42  25,862 miles. Straight enough, but firewall and subframes painted black, poor engine detail. Wrong exhaust, sill covers, and carpets. Factory hardtop. A driver, at best. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $37,100. At the very top of the range, and given the detail problems, a lot of money for this particular Jaguar #343-1969 MGC Roadster. S/N GCN1U7920G. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 42,147 miles. Excellent paint and chrome, including wire wheels. Interior as new. Correct right down to Lucas headlights. Few scratches around windshield frame. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $13,780. As nice a C roadster as you could wish 63,791 miles. New clutch, top, tires. Road-ready car with missing radio, fair chrome on rear bumper. Clean engine compartment. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $7,000. Bid was a little too low for this particular car $1,500 more should have done the trick. #408-1972 TVR 2500 Coupe. S/N 2175T. BRGreen/black leather. LHD. Odo: 71,897 miles. Frame-off resto in 1989, according to info sheet on car. Stored for past 2 years. Restoration has held up very well. Paint and interior still #1. Factory sunroof. One of 44 TVR 2500s produced in '72. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $18,020. TVRs, like Morgans, have an avid Sports Car Market

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MI • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  SCM Auction Report: vottesig- e rr cult following and, like Morgans, their market prices are a bit hard to generalize about. Ifyou wanted a TVR, this was as good a one as you could have bought at auction in recent months. Price was very strong. #1041-1974 JAGUAR XICE SERIES IR V12 2-door Convertible. .S/N UE1S24306. Fern Grey/black leather. LHD. Odo: 36,088 if no major flaws turn up later. A good first exotic for your kid—if he or she can keep this on the road for five years, give 'em the Lambo. They will have earned it. #147-1986 JAGUAR XJ-S Cabriolet. S/N SAJJNACW4CC1282. Metallic gray/medium a,ckz, 1989 was the first year of production for the US version of the Turbo R. #971-1990 BENTLEY TURBO R Bulletproof 4-door. Body by Bentley/Maloney. S/N SCBZRO3DOLCX333. Black/tan leather. miles. Fern Grey is what you and I call green. Light door dings, good paint, unmarked black leather interior, Nardi wood steering wheel, Al C, 4-speed. Good chrome. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $38,040. A correct market price for a car that looked better each time you viewed it. From the vinyl-covered hard top to the whitewall tires, it had a good, unaltered, non-suspicious feel to it. #1017-1975 JENSEN INTERCEPTOR 2door Convertible. SN 23 1 0 1 4 1 4. Black/black blue leather. LHD. Odo: 31,743 miles. Decent, generally well-maintained car with good appearance. Nardi aftermarket steering wheel. Doesn't meet California smog requirements. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $14,045. A used car more than a collector piece, and it sold for the price of a used car #58-1987 LOTUS ESPRIT Coupe. S/N SCCFC20A3HHF609. White/white leather. LHD. Odo: 13,549 miles. Car appears sound LHD. Odo: 3,224 miles. Maloney coach fitted to level B6 armor at a cost of $298,000 (conversion only). Run-flat tires, remote starter, police lights and siren, PA system, 3" thick glass. Paint and chrome a bit shopworn looking. Imposing? You bet. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $82,150. Think of the fun you could have with this one for just the price of a (Barrett-Jackson auction) Chevrolet. Built for an Arab prince. Ifyou were in the market for an armored car with no stealth factor at all, this was a great buy. FRENCH CARS #681-1924 HISPANO-SUIZA H6B Ca- briolet. Body by Erdmann and Rossi. S/N 10680. Yellow/brown leather. RHD. Odo: vinyl. LHD. Odo: 42,519 miles. Totally wornout seat leather, good stainless trim, and fair paint. Good panel fit. Automatic with A/C, books and manuals. "Just a car," as the dealers say. Is it the same Jensen that comes to every auction? Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $21,730. This exchange happened at just about the correct market price. It seems that every Jensen Interceptor convertible is black, so, with color choice out of the way, it just a matter of finding the right car for the money. #926-1985 TVR TASMIN 2801 2-door Convertible. S/N TV9RF28POFBDH11. Silver/blue leather. LHD. Odo: 12,296 miles. Ford V6, A/C, power steering, brakes and windows. AM/FM cassette. Some chips, usual bad door gaps, worn driver's seat, chewed-up hood pad. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $7,950. Right on the money 44  and straight throughout. Right door fit a bit off. Interior as new. Front slightly spoiled by tacky 007 license plate. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $21,940. Good money for a good car, though white is not the most flattering color for these Giugiaro-styled machines. #750-1989 BENTLEY TURBO R 4-door Sedan. S/N SCBZRO3B4KCX253. Black/ black leather, red piping. LHD. Odo: 69,927 miles. Good wood with typical small crack in console area, some paint chips, impossiblelooking Pirelli Scorpion Zero tires totally fill the wheel wells. Possible repair to passenger side rear quarter. Lambswool over carpets to front. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $45,580. The seller got all that could be expected for this one. The right colors, a nice, but not a great example. 1,074 kms. Older restoration, still in exceptional condition. Very elegant and handsome car, no US title, sold on a "duty owing" basis. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $200,000. This seemed like enough money for this car, but not to the Swiss owner. Hispanos deserve more money but they hardly ever get it due to lack of sporting image. #731-1948 DELAHAYE 135M Convertible. Body by Guillore. S/N 801339. White/maroon Sports Car Market

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  SCM Auction Report: lcaortrts $35,000. If real money was on this car; it should have sold in a Scottsdale minute. The Facellia was not the top-of-the-line Face!. These are sports cars of the old order, and are undervalued in today's market. However, anything north of $25K should cut it loose. #703-34 BUGATTI TYPE 57 Stelvio Convertible. S/N 57202. Yellow/black/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 37 miles. Excellent paint, lovely leather. RHD. Odo: 43,522 kms. Older repaint showing some wear. Cotal gearbox. Car ran well. Big wide whitewalls didn't help its appearance. Good interior except for some dash knob deterioration. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $50,000. Bid was $10,000 lower than at Kruse for the same car the previous week Car has concourswinning potential after some further restoration work, a change in color and blackwall tires. #441-1959 FACEL VEGA HK 500 2-door Coupe. S/N HKK9. Dark blue/black leather. etvka".z. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • market correct price, given history and condition. Also less than a proper full professional restoration would cost. #713-1954 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Coupe. S/N 500072. Red/black leather. LHD. fIrP_In 211.904 y _ interior, excellent plating. Top fit not the best. Presented very well. Generally hard to fault. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $228,960. Strong money from a Canadian buyer for this handsome example of an open Bugatti. GERMAN CARS #387-1952 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 4-door Cabriolet. S/N 18601400798. Dark red/biscuit leather. LHD. Odo: 72,463 kms. Claimed Odo: 37,426 miles. An early Gullwing, factory Nardi wheel, nicely and correctly restored. Paint is a little less than perfect, but very good overall condition. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $182,320. Both Gullwings at B-J, in driving condition, sold for essentially the same money, and were up in price from the last few years. #673-1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL GULLWING Coupe. S/N 5500256. Silver/red leather. LHD. Odo: 28,288 miles. A driver LHD. Odo: 90,300 miles. 3,000 hard miles since restoration by Facel Vega Restorations in San Bernadino, CA. Claimed 1 of 190 built. Chrome wire wheels, 5-speed Pont-a-Mousson transmission. Now in need of a cosmetic restoration throughout. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $34,000. After the no-sale, listed at an asking price of $45,000. For a car in this shape, anything above $25,000 is a real tough sale. The 5-speed is a big help over an automatic, but not a $20K spiff #943-1961 FACELVEGAFACELLIA2-door Convertible. S/N FAD103X. Red/gray leather. LHD. New rubber flooring with carpets. Excellent dash and gauges, 1600cc dohc motor with dual Webers, 4-speed, very good chrome. Some body-off restoration of mechanicals and cosmetics. Excellent chrome, door fit. Top fitment could be better. Good interior wood but not to factory standard. Second-class upholstery work: uneven stitching, sharp folds instead of rounded corners. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $64,130. Mid-range price for a middling car; let down mostly by the upholstery A nice car; but don't expect trophies at MBCA gatherings. #669-1952 MERCEDES-BENZ 300S Cabriolet A. SIN 188010007452. Cream/red leather. LHD. Odo: 88,730 miles. Marvelous car and marvelous condition. Best in Class at Gullwing. No belly pans, seats showing some wear. Letter comes with it attesting to its mechanical condition. Spirited bidding and it went to England at the end of the day. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $185,500. Another example of increasing price levels on these cars. The price last year would have been $150,000 to $160,000. #12-1956 MERCEDES-BENZ 190SL road- ster. S/N 5500603. Mango/black leather. LHD. Odo: 8,495 miles. Originally red, now a gangrenous shade of brownish green. Poor prep paint chips to front of the hood. Pebble Beach show winner. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT 46  Meadow Brook, floor shifter is unusual, very desirable car. Cond: I. SOLD AT $166,950. A and paint, possibly applied with a dirty roller. Ran poorly. Smoked. Damaged, cheapie replacement soft top. No hard top. Lumpy body. Ripples in doors. What more could one ask Sports Car Market

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  for? Cond: 5+. SOLD AT $9,220. Aaargh! One of the most scabrous, dreadful cars we've ever seen. Sold to the proverbial man with the white cane, and for far too much money. Nearly as bad as the 190SL sold at Brooks' Beaulieu Auction in September 1999. #672-1957 BMW 507 Roadster. S/N 70073. Blue/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 86,930 SCM Auction Report:ficaorrus #646-1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL, Carrera Pan Americana Roadster. SIN 19804257. Polished alloy/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 99 miles. Winner of Carrera Pan Americana, 1999. Restored and race prepared in Germany, reproduction alloy body is correct and well made. Very impressive on the block, with race exhaust system, and all its stickers and race numbers. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $190,000. Not sold, and it could well have been at this price. Surely it cost twice as much to build it, but the market is limited, given its configuration and that its really just a racy-looking fake. #772-1959 PORSCHE 356A Convertible D. Body by Drausz. S/N 86205. Cream tan/ et2 eackiio, • • • • • • • • • price for good Convertible D. This car is as cute as a bug, has loads of curb appeal and is one of just 1330 built. Has special appeal for the Speedster guy who wants some comfort. #935-1959 PORSCHE Convertible D. Body by Drausz. S/N 86137. Silver/ miles. An immaculate 507, beautifully restored and presented. Very handsome, impossible to fault in any real way, the nicest 507 seen for sometime. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $288,850. Very spirited bidding on this exceptional example drove the price well beyond the $180 - $225K we have come to see as BMW 507 price levels. A world record for 507s at auction. black. LHD. 1600 Normal motor, new paint, top, seats, carpet. Good panel fit, no Bondo found, chrome wheels, chrome bumper overriders, a very appealing car. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $41,340. Fair red leather. LHD. Odo: 2,949 miles. Professional high-quality restoration. Nardi wood wheel, very pretty and compelling. Great panel fit, paint and interior. Show quality. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $47,700. Fully priced, but justfled by the condition and the appearance. #353-1961 PORSCHE 356B Cabriolet. Body by Reutter. S/N 154582. Red/tan. LHD. Odo: 34,579 miles. A 1600 Super, not perfect but very good. Minor paint flaws When POSIES, Inc. needs to ship their Extremeliner they choose Intercity. You can too. 416 • 211 April, 2000  Enclosed transporters • Insurance coverage • Liftgate loading protects your vehicle • Door-to-door service QUALCOMM satellite tracking system • Delivery anywhere in the continental United States, Canada & Mexico Please Call for a FREE QUOTE. 1-800-221-3936 • FAX 413-436-9422 • www.intercitylines.com 552 Old West Brookfield Road •Warren, MA 01083 ir011AinithitiFicr.iwy,,k;0401„ Barrett Jackson, Bloomington Gold,The Peterson Automobile Museum and Corvette Mike 47

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  SCM Auction Report: Scottsdale, around rear bumper, and the chrome wheels look to be repros, but still a fine car. Cond:2-. SOLD AT $36,040. Within the expected price range, but not surprising in any way. If the car had been just a bit better, we might have seen $40,000. #15-1964 VOLKSWAGEN 117 2-door Se- dan. SN 6208184. Light green/gray and green cloth. LHD. Odo: 25,879 miles. Mileage appeared genuine. Right headlight falling out. Chrome fair, original paint very good. In storage 14 years. Accessories include roof rack, underdash storage shelf. Radio missing. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $7,155. An okay car for an okay miles. A very nice C coupe, not an SC, but very good overall. Paint is exceptional, great engine detail, beautiful lines and seams, a lot of 'presence" to the car. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $26,500. The condition and overall appearance justified top of the market money. Very active bidding on the car, and some amazement in the audience from cheapskate 356 owners at the bid Try to restore a rough one and see how the costs mount up. #654-1965 MERCEDES 220SE Cabrio- let. S/N 1110231206612. Blue/gray leather. LHD. Odo: 70,432 miles. A superb restoration claimed to have cost $100,000. Euro lights, automatic, very commanding presence drew spirited bidding. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $74,200. Bid was way over the top in terms of the SCM leather. LHD. Odo: 88,757 miles. Full refurbishment by Scott Restorations in 1992 with a claimed $250,000 spent on the work. Factory hard top included. Hard to fault in any aspect. Great car done exactly right. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $238,500. Number] Gullwing money for a roadster but worth it in this case. Examinedfor SCM by leading vintage Mercedes dealer/expert who couldn't find a thing wrong with this stunning example. #300-1968 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SL Convertible. S/N 11304412004891. White/ blue. LHD. Odo: 17,882 miles. Decent paint, the interior shows some wear, engine detail, fair, paint is still fine and the chrome is good. Good panel gaps and fit. .A driver. Cond: 3. price. Before collectors get nostalgic for their old Beetles they should drive one again and be reminded what miserable little puddlejumpers they are to actually run on the road #307-1965 PORSCHE 356 C Coupe. S/N 22470. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 32,226 miles. Some missing sheet metal in the engine price guide, but the car was superb, and there were bidders for it all over the room. The best is expensive, particularly when qualified customers compete with their checkbooks. #472-1966 VOLKSWAGEN 21-WINDOW MICROBUS with Trailer. S/N 246173183. Red and white/gray mousefur. NOT SOLD AT $15,500. Not sold, at a bid on the money. 280 SLs need to be better than his one to fetch more. #317-1970 PORSCHE 911S Coupe. S/N 9110300542. Silver/black leather. LHD. New compartment, Speedster side spears, aftermarket muffler, interior shows some wear, but decent floor pans, another driver quality car. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $11,600. Really fine cars brought the money at Barrett-Jackson this year, and slightly off cars such as this one sometimes struggled This was fair money for its condition. #348-1965 PORSCHE 356C Coupe. S/N 216314. Silver/black leather. LHD. Odo: 63,213 48  LHD. Car card says "significant Porsche components in the drivetrain" and also says "will cruse safely at 120 mph." Let's not test either, okay? Fully adjustable suspension, roof rack. Very good panel fit and good paint. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $17,490. Well under the cost to restore/put together The May 1998 Hot VW's cover car A good buy for the surfer dude who also collects cars. #679-1963 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Roadster. S/N 19804210002982. Red/tan paint, sport seats, carpeting, all new rubber and seals, excellent chrome. Fresh car, ready to drive and enjoy. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $20,000. A fair offer for a very good car Could have sold Early SWB 911s, especially the S models, continue to gather strength. However, we don't believe they are the $30-50K some say they are, and this bid reinforces that feeling. #28-1970 PORSCHE 914-6 Targa Coupe. S/N 9140432298. Metallic red/black leather. Sports Car Market

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  SCM Auction Report: Bart-Jack LHD. Odo: 77,870 miles. Numerous new and rebuilt parts including weatherstipping, electrical system, brake pads, clutch, starter, alternator, good repaint, decent interior. A useable car as presented. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $7,000. 914 is a number three digits too high for the Porsche enthusiasts at B-J. Reserve was $12,000, which probably didn't cover the restoration costs thus far. $7,000 just isn't enough for a decent 914-6 these days. #965-1970 MERCEDES 280SE 3.5 Ca- briolet. S/N 110271200056. Anthracite/beige vinyl. LHD. Odo: 64,874 miles. A very nice driver. These V8 Cabriolets are fine motorcars, and this one was as nice as a driver gets. Paint and MB Tex interior were exceptionally nice, good chrome and glass. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $64,130. Compare this to the earlier, less-desirable 220 Se cabriolet at $74,200, and you see that B-J bidders were stepping up for quality restoration work This was fair money for this car, albeit, more than we have seen them trade for in recent years. #471-1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SE Coupe. SN 11102612001738. Light blue/beige leather. LHD. Odo: 96,302 miles. One owner 4  100111.11111111.111. bawd " "OF from 1971-86. All service records. A/C, sunroof, power windows. Straight, clean, honest car with repaint, spoiled only by slight mismatch on hood color. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $11,660. Sold at no reserve for well below expected market level. One of the buys of the auction. No matter how attractive these 280s are, they are still coupes and will never come close to commanding convertible money. #301-1974 BMW 3.0 CS Coupe. S/N 4310113. White/blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: 74,725 miles. Sunroof, one family owned since new, original invoice. Tool kit missing a few items but nicely detailed overall. A very nice, original, attractive, car. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $10,600. A correct price, at the top of the range, as it should be given the history and condition. #154-1978 PORSCHE 911SC Targa Coupe. S/N 9118210286. Metallic green/brown Your Best Way to Lease the Best • Custom-Tailored Leases • From 24 to 60 Months • Equity Transfers • Early-Termination Rebates • Business & Individual Leases • Since 1983 • Coast-to-Coast Service • Barrett-Jackson's Sole Authorized Leasing Agent PUTNAM FINE AUTOMOBILE LEASING NEW/PRE-OWNED/EXOTIC/COLLECTIBLES Greenwich, CT  800.278.0071 Please Visit PutnamLeasing.com  Scottsdale, AZ A, 480.614.2488 #

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • SCM Auction Repor Kaorr leather. LHD. Odo: 117,072 miles. Sign on car claimed it had a "V6" engine. Godawful color combination. Very good door fit. Few runs in repaint, poor fit on Targa top. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $9,000. Reserve was $11,000, which was all the moneyfor this car $9,000 was a little low, but not insulting. If the exterior had visible problems, imagine what might lurk under the engine lid. #356-1979 PORSCHE 911 SC Targa. SN 9117210771. White/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: damage history? Offered at no reserve. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $56,180. The car was bought at the market value. The low mileage and door gap issues insert some uncertainty into the equation, but if they do not cause excessive expense, a good car at a good price. #997-1997 MERCEDES-BENZ 5005L 2- door Convertible. S/N WDBFA67F5VF1420. Red/beige. LHD. Odo: 50,850 miles. A high- ttestg choice for a donor car. They don't, and we should be happy. Under the old rule that good rods are worth 1/3 of the cost to build, the owner did well. 115,989 miles. This is one of far too many 911s "improved" with a wide body kit, spoilers, a whale tail, and worse. Well done, but horribly misguided. There does seem to be a following for these 935-inspired cars. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $33,500. While the owner probably spent more than the bid price creating this car, the bid was easily high enough to justifi, selling it. Not everyone's favorite kind of Porsche. #48-1985 BITTER SC Coupe. S/N W09526219FSB091. Silver/dark blue leather. miles 500SL with AMG wheels, Electric Stability Protection (ESP and Rain Sensor) package, books and records. Clean under the hood, good panel fit. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $54,060. A used car at a used-car price. Two tops. Top dollar for a low-miles 1997 500SL is $65,000, so the seller and buyer both did well. #1038-1981 DELOREAN DMC-12 Gullwing IRISH CARS Coupe. SCEDT26T4BD0064. Stainless/grey leather. S/N #20-1958 MASERATI 3500GT coupe. Body by Touring. S/N AM101028. Red/biscuit leather. LHD. Odor 37,178 miles. Excellent LHD. Another cult car. Low production semicustom using 3.9-liter Opel power. Very good paint and body, clean interior, cracks in dash and console wood. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $11,600. Car didn't sell at Kruse for $9,000. Owner had wanted $14,000, but listened—wisely, we think— to what the market was telling him. #644-1989 PORSCHE SPEEDSTER. S/N 1KS73271. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 1,671 miles. A new car, very low miles, but passenger door gaps are too large at the top, some LHD. Odo: 16,789 miles. The generic auction DeLorean. 5-speed, some light scratches on the stainless, good panel fit for a DeLorean, unacceptable for most other cars. Reasonable miles. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $18,020. Moving slowly from the low teens toward the upper teens, average DeLoreans will creep past the $20K mark some time this decade. It takes a truly perfect car to bring over $25K. ITALIAN CARS #986-1936 FIAT TOPOLINO CUSTOM 2-door Coupe. S/N FK22242. Turquoise/blue. LHD. Odo: 1,635 miles. 472 Caddy motor with twin Holley 4 bbl carbs, Turbo 400 transmission, total custom resto-rod. Over $60,000 spent to build. Very good build quality. Very practical space-saver spare mounted to the rear. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $27,030. Have we run out of '40 Fords and '49 Mercs already? If Italy built street rods, this would be a logical 50  Red/black vinyl, red piping. LHD. Odo: 74,975 miles. Good panel fit, excellent chrome, some door dings and loose fit on the cloth top but altogether a nice car. California blue plates. Last year of the short wheelbase 750 series Giulietta. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $20,140. A tiny bit pricey, but close to worth the money. This was the only Alfa in an auction of over 800 cars, quite a change from a few years ago. The new Sports Car Market door fit, hood fit slightly askew. Engine fitted with factory sprint cams. Miles looked legit. Early production car. Missing some windshield trim. Tired interior Dirty engine. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $16,000. $25,000 bid refused the week before at Kruse. Maseratis are not in the flavor-of-the-month club right now, and this car looked unloved, which may have scared off bidders. $25K would not be an unfair offer; $16K would have been a steal. #1018-1959 ALFA ROMEO SPIDER VELOCE 750 GIULIETTA 2-door Convertible. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 1495F05317.

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  owner bought a nice driver, and a good investment too. #670-1959 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Coupe. Body by Scaglietti. S/N J59S102405. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 111 miles. SCM Auction Report:• Vorr such. No visible smoke, body filler evident. 5-speed, power windows. No power steering or air. Dull wire wheels, cracking leather. Seller stated car pops out of first gear. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $24,910. A decent buy if no more horrors are found, and the new owner just drives it instead of trying to restore it. With $20,000 engine rebuilds looming in the future for these cars, it takes some guts to pick a tired one up at an auction. #442-1967 GHIA 450 SS 2-door Convertible. Body by Ghia. S/N B54030. Burgundy/ This well-known, Italian/American hybrid is one of 3 built. Scaglietti Berlinetta body, similar to a Tour de France, on a '59 Corvette chassis. Documented history, excellent condition. 4-speed, fuel-injected 283. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $164,300. A $90,000 no-sale at the Auto Salon auction, where we declared "seller was right to refuse the offer:" $165K is fair enough, given that Ferrari TdFs are in the $600 - $750K range, and this car is eligible for many of the same events. #378-1962 LANCIA FLAMINIA SS coupe. Body by Zagato. SN 826232002060. Dark blue/ red. LHD. Odo: 74,480 miles. No-sale at tteglae, ckAzn so • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • (Chrysler) Italian hybrid. With a post-sale asking price of $43,000, the price was most likely less than or equal to the price of restoration. These cars usually trade in the $25,000 to $35,000 range, and often with two tops. #190-1967 MASERATI QUATTROPORTE 4 door sedan. SN AM1071006. Off white/black leather. LHD. Odo: 8,741 miles. Fair paint and chrome, ripples in hood, tan leather. LHD. Odo: 1,029 kms. Soft top only. Recent high-quality restoration on a solid car. Chrysler motor, automatic transmission, chrome wire wheels. Excellent chrome, excellent paint with no visible flaws. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $31,000. An American-powered UJ 03 L cracked dash padding, tired interior wood, good leather, hubcap missing, rust at bottom of doors. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $5,100. A shaggy car throughout. Owner may have realized he let his best customer walk when the car crossed the block, and offered the car in the "post-sale" lot afterward for $5,000. An opportunity to be gored by the trident. www.collectorcarins.com eA; COLLECTOR CAR g INSURANCE INC. B-J in '99, and at Kruse Scottsdale the previous week. A very tired exotic, with a poor older repaint. Peeling chrome on bumpers. Looks complete, but desperately in need of a loving owner. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $22,500. No-sale at Kruse auction the previous week for the same high bid. For sale on Sunday for $50,000. Potentially a very desirable car that has simply been allowed to melt over the years. Needs plenty of money spent on it, soon. #1006-1966 FERRARI 330 GT 2+2 2-door Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 7055. Silver/black leather. LHD. An old and tired 4headlight, and represented by the seller as E ONE LIABILITY CHARGE PER COLLECTION III AGREED VALUE POLICY NO DEPRECIATION (Were not like other agencies. This agent has years of automotive hands-on experience from construction to shows. LLI P.O.BOX 414 LEO, IN 46765 800-787-7637 FAX: 219-627-6317 April, 2000  51

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  #495-1971 ISO LELE 2-door Coupe. Body by Bertone. SN K500126. Silver/blue. LHD. -,,rmarr _ SCM Auction Reportdaorr„efiallae NACA ducts to the fastback rear, these cars have not aged as well as other Lambos. A '70s supercar for Toyota money. Market price. #952-1972 FERRARI 246 GT DINO Coupe. S/N 03230. Red/black leather and Odo: 94,156 luns. 351 Cleveland Ford motor mated to a ZF 5-speed trans. Personal steering wheel, filthy carpets, recent leather, factory filler plate where a radio would be installed. Light rust bubbles (scared yet?) and doors that close only when slammed. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $13,500. The post-sale lot sign says "$16,000 buys today" but none were seen opening their wallets for this one. Ifyoufeel lucky, offer $10,000 and hope. Buyers who don't clean up their cars don't inspire bidding confidence. #1002-1972 LAMBORGHINI JARAMA 2-door Fastback. S/N X10332X. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 41,800 miles. Books and ckAso zn range. The premium for this car was appropriate given its condition and low miles. #183-1979 MASERATI MERAK SS coupe. SN AM122AUS2572. Black/black leather. cloth. LHD. Odo: 49,870 miles. A nice Dino coupe. Not rusty, good paint and clean engine compartment. $16,000 in recent mechanical work. Cloth seat inserts need redoing, but overall a good car. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $45,050. This was a deal; late on Sunday at any auction there are opportunities. Bought by an SCM subscriber, he reports it is a fine running and driving car Price was under today's market by at least $5K. #992-1973 DETOMASO PANTERA 2door Coupe. Body by Ghia. S/N THPNMT04969. Yellow/black. LHD. Odo: 6,100 miles. 351 Cleveland, 5-speed, LHD. Odo: 12,308 miles. "Perhaps the nicest original in the world" declared the sign on the Merak's windshield. Perhaps. Aftermarket Blaupunkt radio installed. Paint going slightly dull; interior very clean. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $16,500. High bid was mid-range of what these cars bring. Worth a few grand more. #1004-1980 FERRARI 308 GTBi 2-door Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N ZFFAA01AZA00336. Fly yellow/black. records, decent, well-kept interior. Very good paint and decent door gaps. Miura-style wheels. A victim of "droopy eyelids" while crossing the auction block. 327 built, only 50 with the dual sunroofs. 455-hp V12 motor. Claimed 162-mph top speed. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $22,260. Great to look at when new, the Jarama's styling now seems to be chock full of bad design cliches from the '70s. From the Goodyear Arrivas, aftermarket speakers. Fit and finish to typical "just OK" standards. Paint and trim holding up well. Very complete and original. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $35,510. An unusually stock, unmolested Pantera. Average cars sell in the $18-22K CARSKATES MAKES A 2-CAR GARAGE INTO A 3-CAR GARAGE • Move cars, trucks, trailers in any direction • Makes storage easy • Fits all tire widths • Capacity 6,000 lbs, set of 4 • 8" x 16" x 1/4" steel platform • H.D. 3" casters • $160 set of 4 (s&h additional) • Same day shipping Satisfaction or your money back! P & J PRODUCTS 988 Gordon Lane, Birmingham, MI 48009 Toll-Free Phone (888) 647-1879 www.carskates.com 52  Ma& 04 LHD. Odo: 60,260 miles. In need of extensive detailing everywhere. Panel fit good. New paint and interior. Represented by owner as mechanically perfect, but visible details say it has been less than babied. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $28,090. 20 hours of detailing under the hood, in the interior and on the paint and body would have made great improvements in the looks of this 308. The seller got as much for could be expectedfor a 60,000-mile 308 GTBi, and should be plenty happy with that. #671-1984 FERRARI 512 BB Coupe. SN 9B00049311. Red/black and red leather. LHD. ALFA ROMEO • FERRARI • BMW Other Fine Imports DAN SOMMERS MANAGER (503) 274-0064 1 3 1 3 W. Burnside Portland, OR 97209 Sports Car Market

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • III • • • • • • • • • • MI • • • SCM Auh AMERICAN CARS #951-1939 FORD V8 convertible. S/N 4838551. Black/dark brown vinyl. LHD. Odo: 38,630 miles. Mildly rodded with dropped front Odo: 23,533 miles. One of the last boxers, in near flawless condition. Prominent owner, exceptionally well presented, and offered at no reserve! Cond: 2. SOLD AT $85,330. This marked a significant tick up in Boxer pricing. It remains to be seen if private owners in private sales can sustain this level. It also demonstrates the power ofno-reserve on a desirable car Consignors shouldn't fear this method of selling. #999-1987 FERRARI 328 GTS 2-door Targa. Body by Pininfarina. S/N ZFFXA20A4H00665. White/tan leather. con Reporkkottsd;ie, AZ •  Barrett- axle, Fenton headers, Smitty mufflers, Columbia 2-speed rear. Very good interior, excellent woodgrain, excellent top. Correct car right down to Ford script radiator hoses. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $50,880. Caught more attention than most of the exotica in the tents. Car was done just right and looked like it was straight off a 1952 cover of Motor Trend. Nearly everyone wanted this gem, including leading West Coast rod enthusiasts Bruce Meyer and Ken Gross. #132-1948 WILLYS-OVERLAND JEEPSTER Phaeton. S/N 46371074. Blue/ LHD. Odo: 43,159 miles. New A/C compressor and water pump, 45K service done. Books, records and tools. New tires. Nakamichi stereo. Very nice interior. Good panel fit, great interior with very little wear. A very nice car. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $42,930. A good buy This 328 looks like it was well taken care of and should give good service for miles to come. White is not a color that stands out on this series of Ferraris, but, hey, at least it's not another red one. JAPANESE CARS #304-1971 DATSUN 240Z Coupe. S/N HLS3015653. White/blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: gray vinyl. LHD. Odo: 66,666 miles. Repaint showed bubbles and orange peel. Speedo replaced. Excellent, correct upholstery, older top, hood fit needs adjustment—a common problem with Jeepsters. Rebuilt engine, upgraded brakes. Overdrive may not be functional. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $13,515. Sold at no reserve to founder of Old Cars Weekly. Jeepsters are fun cars to own and drive and their market value is beginning to climb, as this sale demonstrates. #358-1956 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. SN VE565004402. Black/silver/ red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 3,601 miles. Top fit could be better. Factory hard top included. Excellent chrome and interior, paint beginning to lose newcar look. 265 V8, 3-speed stick. Fair door fit. Clean, decent car ready to enjoy. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $36,040. Winning bid right about on Restored and Warrantied We own the remaining supply of DeLorean parts in the world and have been a "DeLorean-only" service and restoration facility since 1984. With trained mechanical and body technicians on staff, on one in the DeLorean community is more prepared or qualified than DeLorean Motor Company. Grey or black interior, manual or automatic transmission, performance, appearance and comfort options available, 6 month/6,000 mile warranty  9,625 miles. One owner for 25 years, factory air, Ansen slotted wheels and rear window slats. Otherwise very correct and original, a nice car. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $6,466. Market correct pricing, but a lot of car for the money. Well bought. The problem with 240Zs isn't finding one, its finding a NICE one. April, 2000  nret••  klettNIL. ■ rvitsr;.....  etr  oftsreinCe. fretrtnnn;nr.Lnr. rse.rfe.rretetrte.e. ..... reirtne. DE LOREAN MOTOR COMPANY nhi 1211,581 10804 Roark Road Houston, TX 77099 USA 281-568-9573 281-568-9386 Fax www.usadmc.com 53

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  SCM Auction Report: vorrtevilae,..,,, AZ 42,483 miles. All original including paint, chrome and interior. Excellent door fit. Aftermarket wire wheels, no cracks in fiberglass, no glaring faults. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $10,000. Like Rodney Dangerfield, Studebakers get no respect—especially at high-intensity auctions. This car would have been a giveaway for the high bid, but the seller will have to find an Avanti enthusiast to get much more. the money. More a mad car than show car. Well done for both buyer and seller #404-1956 CHEVROLET BEL AIR Convertible. SN VC56K063038. Red and white/ red and white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 7 miles. 265 for this one. This should be regarded as the new market price for a perfect '57. #931-1960 WILLYS JEEP SURREY #756-1966 FORD MUSTANG Limousine. S/N 6T07T173619. Black/black vinyl. GALA. S/N 5C33716493. Turquoise/turquoise/white striped. LHD. Odo: 21 miles. A fresh and professional restoration with V8 with dual 4 bbls, automatic, power steering, brakes and windows. Dual mirrors, electric clock and wipers, rocker moldings, Continental kit, push-button radio. No visible flaws. A new car throughout. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $86,920. Another sky-high price for classic Detroit iron. More than twice what the "smart" buyers said it was worth. Somewhere in Detroit there is a GM committee investigating how to bring this car back into production, gain market share and make a profit. #397-1957 CHEVROLET BEL AIR Convertible. S/N VC57T152935. Harbor blue/ two-tone blue. LHD. Odo: 5 miles. Turbo fire dual-quad, 245-hp 283 motor. Over thirty options right down to the tissue holder. Automatic transmission. Great '50s colors, flawless paint, chrome and interior. Restored to new. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $77,380. An out-ofthe-ballpark price for a 1957 Chevy. Nice cars always have the potential to make a crowd sit up and take notice, and the big top went crazy only Scottsdale dust and field mud keeping it from perfect. Wipers and carpets, no other creature comforts. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $19,080. In an auction where #3 Fiat Jollys bring over $23K, this can be called a bargain. More fun andfunctional than a lot ofother "beach cars," someone got this one for a little over the costs of restoration. #54-1963 STUDEBAKER AVANT' Coupe. SN 63R1840. Gold/gold leather. LHD. Odo: LHD. America's favorite 2+2, Plus 2? A lot of perfectly good Mustang parts went into this one, including 1970 gas caps mounted on the sail panels as decoration, and a 1965 console mounted backwards for the rearmost passengers. TV, bar, moonroof, 289 auto. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $36,040. Borrowing George Barris for inspiration, it kind of comes together as a whole. Expect to see more of these if the Boomer generation needs something extra special for transportation to and from assisted-living centers. #933-1966 FORD MUSTANG GT Con- vertible. S/N 6R08A138704. Cream yellow/ black vinyl. LHD. Bench seat, A/C, power Yoseph ,C. Zroise AUTOMOBILE APPRAISAL SERVICES For The Northern California Area Post war European cars a specialty, also book collections. Please call for a free consultation on all your insurance, legal & pre-sale needs. Affordable, fast and thorough service. (415) 332-8183 54  PRECIOUS METALS TRANSPORTATION OF FINE AUTOMOBILES • SPECIALIZING IN DOOR-TO- DOOR PERSONALIZED SERVICE • STATE- OF- THE- ART, FULLY- ENCLOSED 6-CAR TRANSPORTER • EAST COAST, SOUTHEAST, MIDWEST & "SNOWBIRDS" • ALL MAJOR NATIONAL COLLECTOR AUTOMOBILE EVENTS 1-888-PRECIOUS! MASTEN VAN LINES, INC., 70 MONROE AVE., CRESSKILL, NJ 07626 CALL: WEB: VVVVVV.GO-PRECIOUSMETALS.COM PRECMETALS@AOL.COM FAX: 201-894-0188 CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF OUR SHOW-WINNING CLIENTELE! Sports Car Market

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  steering, brakes and top, 289 V8, Rallye Pac, Rallye steering wheel. Black plate California car. Totally unrestored, no paint work ever. An original gem and now hard to replace. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $17,490. Hard not to love. This car had older, faded paint with more nicks than a Greek restaurant. As original as can be found anywhere. Very correct price. Please don't restore this wonderfully real car. #1043-1967 CHEVROLET NOVA SS HARDTOP 2-door Coupe. S/N 116377W130262. Cream yellow/black. LHD. black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 10,280 miles. Claimed 1 of 27 built. Column-shift automatic, superb body and paint, exceptionally nice overall condition. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $34,450. Hardcore Chrysler fans seemed to think this was expensive, but Mopar muscle is a segment of the market that is on the move, so the outcome here is not surprising. The engine alone is worth $25K. 327 ci, 275 hp, 4 speed, tilt wheel, bucket seats, console, wood-grain wheel. Good panel fit, good paint and trim. Polished up and ready for sale. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $16,000. Hard to understand why this car did not change hands. $16,000 should be plenty to get the job #452-1969 PLYMOUTH ROAD RUNNER 2-door Coupe. SiN RM21J9C243693. Medium blue/blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: 38,500 miles. 80% original paint, some respray areas, 4-speed with power steering. 426 cid Hemi motor. Flatblack hood, dog dish hubcaps, some paint GREAT VINTAGE RALLIES! FORZA MILLE V-12 OCTOBER 1-6, 2000: 5th annual 5 day/1000 mile TSD rally plus special race stages. View beautiful fall foliage in the Adirondacks, plus the Green and White Mountains of Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire. Overnights at the most famous and luxurious hotels in New England: The Mt. Washington at Bretton Woods, Basin Harbor Club and The Balsams. Spectacular driving over winding country roads, gracious dining, beautiful gifts and prizes, great new friends, and a ferry ride! See articles in Automobile, March, 1998 and Road & Track, June, 1998. Open to any Ferrari or any 12-cylinder car of any year. Presented by Mercedes-Benz USA. $3495 per couple, all-inclusive. TEXAS 1000 November 10-17, 2000: 3rd annual 5 day/1000 mile TSD rally through the historic and lovely Texas Hill Country. Drive incredible winding back roads. View beautiful canyons, rocky streams, live oaks and golden pastures, picturesque Victorian towns and exotic wildlife. Enjoy gracious Texas hospitality and fine dining, plus unique gifts and prizes. See article in Auto Week, January 4, 1999. Open to any pre-1974 sports/racing/CT car or any Ford-powered performance car of any year. Presented by Ford Motor Company. $3495 per couple, all-inclusive. [ April, 2000  FUTURE SCHEDULE FORZA AMELIA: March 11-16, 2001 NEW ENGLAND 1000: May 2025, - 2001 FORZA MILE: September 30-October 5, 2001 TEXAS 1000: November 4-9, 2001 To enter or e ad ed to our mailing list call or write VINTAGE RALLIES, INC. Jackson Hill Road, Sharon, CT 06069 800-645-6069, fax: 860-364-5899 www.vintagerallies.com 55 done. Perhaps the seller was expecting twice this market-correct price, as it seemed that's where most Chevrolets sold that weekend. #987-1967 DODGE HEMI CHARGER 2door Hardtop. S/N XP29J2144527. Black/ dimples, good chrome. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $49,290. With muscle cars, the engine is everything. If this had been a 383, it would have struggled to break $20K. But as a Hemi, more than twice that was easily achieved. And if it had been a convertible... #950-1999 PANOZ ROADSTER 2-door Convertible. SN 1P9PA1825XB2130. Yellow/saddle leather. LHD. Odo: 981 miles. A new car with warranty, offered by local Panoz dealer. $62,000 list, good fit and finish, drew a constant crowd in the tents when on display. 4.6-liter Ford with 5-speed, Eclipse stereo, leather, air conditioning. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $49,000. New cars when they are ultra hot and ultra new often bring over list price at collector car auctions. (Vipers, Prowlers, etc.) Then the music stops, and there is one less chair to sit in. Enough said. SCM Auction Report: lcaorce • tsizae,ckson AZ

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  CLASSIC CARS RM Auctions Phoenix, AZ January 21, 2000 Auctioneer: Peter Bainbridge Number of automotive lots: 72 Number of automotive lots sold: 52 Sale rate: 72% Sale total: $7,713,200 (including premium) High: Lot #246, 1997 Ferrari F5OGT sold at $1,430,000. Buyer's Premium Included: 10% million change hands in exchange for some very classy machinery. R 56  The venue chosen for the auction was as sophisticated as the cars themselves: Phoenix's venerable Biltmore Resort and Spa, one of the grand dames among winter getaway destinations. Ironically, the newest car offered brought the most money—a 1997 Ferrari F50 racing coupe busted past the million dollar mark. A few lots later, another prancing horse, a 1964 250 GT short-wheelbase California Spyder, also hit seven figures plus. Corvettes sold strongly, too, as our report points out. This was also the place to sell extra-nice Mercedes for extra-strong money. American classics were up, down and sideways. A good friend bought a superb '32 Packard Light Eight roadster for less than half of the car's recent 100-point restoration cost. A '34 V16 Cadillac convertible, strong at nearly $350,000, made a 1930 V16 all-weather phaeton seem a positive bargain at $165,000. Other Packards, including two 840s, a sport phaeton and Kellner-bodied town car brought $121,000 each. Lincolns, as usual, didn't bring the kind of money they deserve in view of their quality and engineering. A '35 K convertible Victoria sold for a little less than a replica MG K3 Magnette and a '32 KB dual-cowl phaeton, considered by many collectors as the ultimate Lincoln, wouldn't crack 100 grand. If you're seeking a top-rank American classic for relatively little outlay, keep an eye on the Lincolns that cross the block. With the RM Auction being held on the original unrestored example. In running condition, but fraying and fading around the edges. Plating all but gone. Will need full restoration to regain the elegance it once possessed. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $360,000. Pre-WWI Rollers, especially with open coachwork (though All-Craft is v. obscure), have an international demand that growing month by month. #210-1934 MG MAGNETTE K3 REPLICA Roadster. SN KN0380. Blue/tan. RHD. Originally an MG KN, this car was rebodied to much Solid wheels with white sidewalls and spats (rear fender skirts) will appeal to purist. Full tool kit. Recently restored to very high standards, but with some detail flaws: turn signal switch at bottom of steering wheel hub, small gap between door top pad. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $44,000. A good buy on a very good car Doubtful if it could be restored to this level for 40 grand. #249-1955 JAGUAR D-TYPE Roadster. SN XI(D588. BRGreen/green. RHD. Chips Report by Gary Anderson, John Apen, Jim Schrager and Dave Brownell Market opinions in italics M Auctions joined the January vintage car auction orgy in Arizona for the first time this year and established themselves as a force to be reckoned with in a one-day sale that saw over $7 SCM Auction Report:mix:v. Friday afternoon of the Barrett-Jackson sale across town, there was some concern among the B-J management that this would draw customers away from their sale. Evidently this didn't happen, as the auctions were appealing to two different market segments. RM was offering cars mostly for the top of the collector pyramid while Barrett-Jackson has always targeted a broad-based market interested in the entire spectrum of collector cars, from simple antiques through elaborate classics and on to sports and muscle cars. The Barrett-Jackson sale enjoyed strong bidding and a sell-through rate of 85% during the time of the RM Auction, even while RM continued to rack up vigorous bidding and buying. As with their presence in Monterey and Meadow Brook, it appears that RM is going to be a fixture of the January auction scene in Arizona henceforth.—D.B. ENGLISH CARS #252-1913 ROLLS ROYCE SILVER GHOST 4-door Open Tourer. Body by AllCraft. SN 131378. Ivory white/tan. RHD. Very #238-1948 JAGUAR MARK IV Drophead Coupe. SN 637029. Burgundy/brown. LHD. Correct body-color painted wire wheels. Full tool kit. Just restored, gorgeous paint, but panel fit off in places, causing scrapes around driver's door, problem with door closure. Lovely interior. Looked like generally careful restoration completed in haste. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $73,700. Beautiful; but worth the price of a prewar Bentley drophead? Splendid car at a vigorous price level. #212-1952 JAGUAR XI( 120 Roadster. S/N 672501. Red/tan Connolly leather. LHD. rarer K3 Magnette supercharged race car specifications. Recently repainted. Chipped dash paint and worn, but attractive leather indicate car has been well-used. Seriously burning and leaking oil. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $85,250. A lot of money for an ersatz car needing attention before any serious racing/touring can be enjoyed. Given enough time, this car could become a "real" K3 and mores the pity. and scrapes from use, but recently refreshed. First appeared on market 6 months ago with sketchy documentation suggesting possibility this was built from wrecked and written-off race car. History of ownership, extensive racing record now established. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $700,000. Sold at RM Auction in Monterey, August 1999, for $654,500. After commissions, transport, storage, etc. no profit was left at the high bid Sports Car Market

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • _ #256-1960 MGA TWIN-CAM Roadster. S/N YD31416. Red/black with red piping. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  SCM Auction Report:• met:ions AZ LHD. Excellent recent restoration with no subsequent use. Proper twin-cam components, such as solid centerlock Dunlop wheels, are present. Top done in incorrect but nicer mohair. Panel fit and latch operation on driver's door not up to standard of rest of car. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $30,800. Twin - cam engines can be hand grenades unless red line is carefully observed but they are rare and desirable among MG enthusiasts, and offer entertaining performance. Purchase price was fair #262-1960 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 BT7 2+2 Roadster. S/N HBT7L5532. Red/red with black piping. LHD. Incorrect chrome wire wheels; incorrect chroming in engine compartment. Roll bar installed. Seller claimed badge on dash proved car had been factory race modified for original owner by Donald Healey, but specialists know that badge was only a sales gimmick. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $27,500. Sold post-auction for $25,000 with same spurious claims at Barrett-Jackson in 1999. Discussed previously in SCM letters column last year. #228-1961 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM V Limousine. Body by Mulliner-Park Ward. SiN LBX56. Black/burgundy/gray/burgundy piping. LHD. Lovely interior complete with division window, and good recent repaint. Color scheme will make an impact anywhere. Can't fault its condition. How does one use an imposing but traditional car like this? Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $90,000. High bid was mid-range of value for this elephantine but beautifully-crafted machine. If you have to have one, nothing else will do. #260-1961 JAGUAR XK 150 3.8 FixedHead Coupe. S/N VA20018. Red/tan. LHD. 1999 Jaguar Clubs national concours champion, Auctions Reports, continued on page 73 J. J. FINANCIERS OF FINE CLASSIC AUTOMOBILES BE ST &co. SPORTS CAR FINANCING 8.49%* 4- 12 YEAR TERMS ANTIQUE • CLASSIC • EXOTIC • ROD • SPORT PURCHASE • REFINANCING • PREQUALIFY FOR AUCTION FREE 10 MINUTE LOAN APPROVAL APPLY NOW BY PHONE OR FAX - OPEN 6 DAYS 1-800-USA-1965 Fax 1-508-945-6006. Apply at www.jjbest.com *849% APR fixed rate on $100,000, 10yrs with payment of $1239.32 monthly. Simple interest, no pre-payment penalty. Rate in ad correct at time going to press, all loans fixed rate. Corporate loans available. DEALER INQUIRIES WELCOME. April, 2000  57

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From Grand Classics to Twin Stripes of Smoking Rubber 1918 Stutz Series S Roadster Chassis number: 1355 T he general public could be forgiven for thinking that the Stutz Bearcat was the only model made by the company. However, since 1911 when Harry Stutz had set up his own firm, there had always been two-seat roadsters and touring cars to keep the limited number of Bearcats made each year company. Mechanically there was no significant difference between the stark Bearcat and the far more practical roadster, simply a ten-inch shorter wheelbase and less bodywork for the former. In the latter part of 1917, Stutz introduced its own 16valve twin-spark engine for all models. This T-head engine provided outstanding torque, transmitted through a three-speed transaxle, a Stutz feature from the first cars to wear the badge. They could be driven from a walking pace to speeds approaching 100 mph in top gear and it's not surprising that Stutz cars were highly successful in racing from the very first, and achieved public recognition far beyond the relatively small number of cars actually produced. nearing 100, a peak speed of 75 mph would be more realistic. Still, with just two-wheel mechanical brakes providing retardation, even 75 should be quite thrilling enough for most collectors. At one time the Stutz pictured here was owned by the well-known Rolls-Royce collector, the late Rick Carroll. In 1975 it was bought by Herbert Watts, who undertook a complete and meticulous restoration of the car. The quality and authenticity of the restoration resulted in the car becoming an award winner in many AACA events from 1976 through 1980. The car was imported into the UK in the late 1980s and has proved to be completely reliable in numerous runs since that time. Currently the car is fitted with directional signals, modified rear lights and oil pressure and water temperature gauges for practical use on modernday roads. These items could be easily removed if the new owner wishes to return it to its totally authentic appearance. The car is eligible for a variety of antique auto and vintage sports car events ranging from light touring to all-out competition. Year produced    The car described here sold for $53,130 (including 15% commission) at Christie 's Nine Elms Auction held in London on November 1, 1999. We said in our report in the January 2000 SCM (page 36) that it was a "shrewd purchase." Here's why: As the catalog text pointed out, except for the wheelbase, the car is for all practical purposes a Bearcat with a few more creature comforts. Just as impor- The British buyer got an added bonus with this car as well. Unlike US clubs, which use a cut-off date of 1915 for "brass era" cars, the Veteran Car Club of Great Britain allows cars built through 1918 to participate in many of their events, giving the car added value in the UK It could also compete in Vintage Sports Car Club events over there and vintage sports car races and rallies here in the US as well. Number produced (all m odels)  Original list price SCM Price Guide Chassis #  Engine #  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Club  Frame member under floorboard Right side of cylinder block $700-1,000 $300 7400 Lantern Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46256 Alternatives  Paige Daytona, Kissel Gold Bug tant, it doesn't carry the hefty price premium a Bearcat from the same period would command—something on the order of 50% or more, all for going without doors and a slightly shorter car These are tough, brawny automobiles and require a bit of beef to drive, unlike their great rivals the Mercers, which demand little effort to conduct pmperly. And despite the claim in the catalog text about a top end 5 8  The Stutz Club, Inc., Mercer Series 4, This particular car was missing its top and bows; not a big deal except to the purist, since fair-weather driving would be the expected norm when exercising the car. The engine is a combination of the advanced and the near-obsolete. It has four valves per cylinder and a dual ignition system but retains the T-head layout which, by 1917, most automakers had abandoned in favor of side-valve or overhead-valve configuration. Still, the 353 ci monobloc unit is a powerhouse to be reckoned with and few marques of the time could match its road-going performance. However, these engines also had the nasty habit of developing severe cracks in their water jackets over time and the potential buyer of a monobloc T-head Stutz today should check for this problem carefully. The transaxle design was conceived by Harry Stutz several years before he ever built a car bearing his name. Its operation can be balky if the linkage adjustment isn't just right. 1918 1,873 $2,550 N/A But those are about the only caveats for these legendary cars. This Stutz should prove to be an excellent buy over time for the new owner since it has superb, documented provenance, along with a first-rate restoration not so long ago and conscientious care since then. Now it glows with the slight patina of use which the English collectors, particularly, prize in their vintage cars. Well bought.—Dave Brownell (Photo and description courtesy of auction company)• Sports Car Market

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American Cars For Sale BUICK 37 SPECIAL CONVERTIBLE, not perfect but a nice looking and nice driving car, have top bows and a few extra parts, call for details $11,500. 208-237-4709. ID 39 convertible 4-dr sport phaeton, trunkback, streamboards, new top, rust free, new wiring, new interior, maroon w/ tan top, runs beautifully, $34,500 obo/ trade 36-48 Ford. Jim, 562-693-4403. CA 54 Roadmaster convertible, extremely nice condition, yellow with a brown and white leather interior, tan and soft top, p windows/seats, a very rare car, $35,000. Mark, 301-948-7722. MD 54 SKYLARK CONVERTIBLE, red/red, total frame-off restoration, rebuild, by professional shop, nothing spared to make this the best Skylark around, over $96,000 invested, must be seen, $76,000 offer. 414662-3863. WI 58 Limited convertible cabriolet, magnificent original, mint condition, silver with perfect silver leather interior, white top, low mileage, all power, only 842 made, one of the best originals, private collection, $69,800. Dr. Philip Brick, 856-854-5256. NJ CADILLAC 35 370-D V12, convertible sedan, Fleetwood body with V-windshield, division glass, and tools, perfect chrome, deep blue with tan leather, this is a very rare car, $105,000. Tony, 303-431-6492. CO 37 MODEL 8543 V12, Fleetwood Town Car, very good condition, excellent mechanically,will consider trading, interesting roadster or convertible $55,000. Charlie Johnson, 316-733-2223. KS 40 MODEL 75, convertible coupe, 143inch wheelbase, magnificent frame-off restoration of original 23,000 mile car, sidemounts, dark blue exterior w/blue leather interior, only 30 made, less than 5 exist, $65,000 firm. Fred, 317-632-5446 days. 317-875-0141 eves. IN 46 SERIES 62, convertible, flathead V8, auto trans, burgundy, burgundy leather interior, radio, heater, skirts, power top, completely restored 8 years ago, engine, brakes, trans, cooling all rebuilt, $42,995. Volo Auto Museum, Bill Grams, 8 15-3853644. IL 55 ELDORADO CONVERTIBLE, Bahama blue w/metallic blue and white leather interior, white top, recent, restoration, $48,000 OBO. 973-379-0615. NJ 58 BIARRITZ CONVERTIBLE, frameoff restoration, red/red, near museum quality, why lie? No disappointments, $65,000. Dr. Miller, 765-289-0992 IN 59 SERIES 62, convertible, bubble gum pink, chrome very nice, 45 rpm record player, black, like new black & white leather interior, like new white power top, 72K, Eldorado sabre gold wheels, $37,500. 718-6672072. NY CORVETTE 55 Gypsy red/tan, 265, auto, body-off restoration, show condition, paint, chrome, interior, mechanics are in excellent, like new condition, owned since '79, may trade for 58 Corvette, $50,000 OBO/posbl. trade. Robert, 254-699-1988. TX 56 red, beige coves, red interior, white soft top, dual 4-bbl (225 hp), auto, frame-off restoration, early 90's National Top Flight car,awards too numerous to list, $42,500. CORVETTES WANTED Prefer '53 - '72 RESTORED... SERIOUS... toll free: 888-592-5086 www.corvetteswanted.com SHELBY COBRAS by ROCKY MOUNTAIN MOTORSPORTS NEW CSX SERIES COBRAS Components supplied by AMERICAN, INC SHELBY  April, 2000  Rocky Mountain Motor Sports • Conifer, Colorado (303) 674-3672 (303) 674-3518 Fax (303) 838-4550 Karman D. Cusack Known, hand-built, pre-production "pilot" car. White with black top. VIN RP27J77100022. 426 engine, two Carter four-barrel carburetors. Four-speed transmission. Bucket seats, power steering, power disc brakes, power windows, AM/FM radio, remote-controlled mirrors, front shoulder harnesses. Restored for '92 Mopar Nationals. Price: $140,000. Dale Gurvis, 800/222 - - 275-7374. 59 248-652-3941. MI 57 red with white, red interior, two tops, matching 283 with 2x4s, 270 hp, 3-speed, completely restored prime example, $70,000. Rocky Santiago, 405-843-6117. OK 58 red, white coves, black interior, 4-speed, runs great, beautiful paint, $21,500. 804530-5300. VA 59 beautiful driver, all original appearance, white with red coves, red interior, both tops, newer 350, 4-speed, less than 2,000 miles, $23,000. 313-665-1339. MI 60 frame-off show restoration, well detailed, maroon, white coves, black interior and soft top, 283, 4-speed. posi, many First Place trophies, $38,500. Jim, 203-6377575 work. 203-438-8550 home. CT 62 327, 4-speed, white, red interior, great frame, like new undemeath, no rust, very good paint and chrome, a fabulous driver, runs great, $22,700. 401-789-7023. RI 63 SPLIT WINDOW COUPE, matching numbers, 327/340 hp, 4-speed, 43,800 miles, silver blue, navy blue interior, knock-off hubcaps, AM-FM, $35,000. Al, 212-510-0671 NY. 973-442-0203 NJ. 64 COUPE, 327/350, 4-speed, off-frame restoration, red/black, ps, pb, pw, a/c, knock-offs, $27,500. 706-868-1346. GA 65 COUPE, 396-425, maroon/maroon, 4speed, 3:55 posi, knock-offs, telescopic, power steering, NCRS Top Flight, AM-FM, side exhaust, numbers matching, documented Carlisle winner, outstanding, $55,000. 561-997-9400. FL 66 CONVERTIBLE, 427/425, 4-speed, red with red leather, black soft top, less than 2,000 miles on fresh body-off resto- ration, numbers match, AM-FM, teakwood, power brakes and J56 big brakes, side exhaust, knock-off wheels, $49,500. 858-622-1600. CA LINCOLN 34 KB BRUNN, semi-collapsible cabriolet, older restoration, runs great, few built, complete and rare, $62,000. 707-4511225. CA 47 CONTINENTAL CONV, original, low mileage, no rust ever, rebuilt V12 and overdrive trans, new whitewalls, top, leather and paint, p/w, may trade for SL Mercedes or Cadillac Allante, $42,500. 208-7620646. ID 50 Cosmopolitan convertible, only 536 of these cars made, this car is rust-free and partially disassembled, all parts for this car are either rechromed or brand new in boxes, this car has 35,000 orig miles, car needs to be built, $13,500. 352-542-8085. FL 62 4-door convertible, black, original beige interior, new black top, only 54K miles, always garaged, everything works, drive anywhere, one of the best ones you will see, $27,000. Jim, 417-476-5588. MO LITERATURE Manuals & Books: 1913-1991: Service manuals, Parts manuals, Owners manuals, History Books, all makes; see www.books4cars.com 248-357-4750. 888-380-9277 toll free. MI May WANTED 37 CORD 812, Supercharged Cabriolet, Rating VO0i or Better, email at: fredy bieri@gmx.net Fredy Bieri, 011-41-81933-1024. SWITZERLAND May• 1967 Plymouth Satellite Convertible Hemi 1168 or 336/274 5000. Fax 336/

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111 A of performance for the money. Just one week after buying it, he went to the shop where it was being worked on, and after a couple of celebratory cocktails with his mechanic, chose a path home full of curvy roads. At the apex of a right-hand turn (as near as can be deduced from the wreckage), he got on the gas hard at 4,000 rpm in 3rd gear. The boost came on suddenly, and the back end broke free unexpectedly, causing the car to rotate perpendicular to the road (i.e., he lost it and spun). The car bounced off a tree and a telephone pole, rolled down an embankment, and came to rest on its roof. Thankfully, no other cars, people, or woodland animals were involved in the accident. My friend found himself hanging upside down, disoriented and with a few scrapes. There were no witnesses to the accident. He walked up the road until he reached a house, asked the woman inside to call the police to come and take an accident report, and tow his car away. He then went back to his car to wait. When I asked him why he did this, he said that he was a little shaken up, and running on instinct, and that instinct told him "when there is an accident, call the police." The fact that he had had two drinks before driving did not cross his mind, as he felt no effects of the alcohol, and  Legal Files !MIMI Two For The Road by Alexander Leventhal friend of mine purchased a Silver Rose Porsche 944 Turbo S in February. Quite happy with the car, he felt that for a purchase price of $10,000, it represented a lot missed. This will not make up for the humiliation of being arrested, fmgerprinted, questioned, arraigned and featured in the police blotter of the local newspaper under DWI. The prima-facie case for DWI in New York (and generally, in all other states) requires the People to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant not only had an amount of alcohol over the statutory limit in his bloodstream, but also that he operated a motor vehicle while there was that amount of alcohol in his or her blood. This is extremely significant in the instant case, and for any reader who may occasionally have a drink and then drive. Had my friend been so disoriented due to the accident that he stumbled off into the woods and fell asleep, awakening to deal with the problem the next day, he would not have been arrested. Had he called a friend to pick him up and take him to the hospital or home arrive, he would still be better off, because there would be no way to prove that any drinking occurred before the accident (unless, of course, the driver admitted to the same). Drinking and driving is a dangerous and terrible thing. No one should ever drink and drive, as to do so is to put themselves, and others, as well as their cars, at risk. That being said, the sobriety tests and alcohol detection apparatus are not as accurate as I would like, and people (like my friend) are often arrested and humiliated, and forced to pay attorneys when they ultimately will be shown to have been under the legal limit for alcohol while driving. Therefore, I advise readers that if you have had anything to drink at all, even if you are sure that you are under the legal limit, and your car becomes disabled on the side of the road due to being stuck, broken down, or involved in a singlevehicle accident that involves no injury or property damage, do not call the police or wait for the police to come and arrest you. Go home, and send a tow truck to get your car. Worry about it tomorrow. For if you are found with any alcohol in your system at all in a road-side screening, or if you admit to having had anything to drink when the police arrive, there is a good chance that you will be arrested and taken to the police station to blow into a Breathalyzer or to the hospital for a blood test. This 944 has yet to experience a rotation perpendicular to the road. was thinking only about the horrific mass of twisted metal that had been his new car. The police and an ambulance arrived simultaneously at the accident scene. The emergency medical crew followed protocol and put my friend in the ambulance. They began giving him oxygen, even though he reported that he was a little banged up, but otherwise fine. While this was happening, the police were questioning him. After they ascertained he had consumed alcohol, they ordered the EMT workers to take blood and placed him under arrest for misdemeanor DWI. They did this without any proof that he was over the legal limit for alcohol. They simply arrested and later booked and arraigned him because his blood test might come back (in a few weeks) showing that he was over the limit. My friend weighs 160 pounds and had had only two drinks, so he should be under the limit, which means he should be able to get the case dis- 60  rather than calling the police, he would not have been arrested, since there would be no way to prove he had alcohol in his system while operating the vehicle, even if the police ever questioned him (assuming he did not admit to the same). Had he been so distraught due to the fact that he had wrecked his new car that he walked to the nearest bar, drowned his sorrows in alcohol and then returned to the scene and called the police, he might have been arrested for DWI, but would not have been convicted. The police and prosecutor could prove that he was drunk, but not that he was drunk before he stopped operating the vehicle since the testimony of the post-accident bartender would be that he consumed the alcohol after the accident (again, barring an admission). In fact, had he sat on the wreck drinking a six-pack of beer after the accident, waiting for the police to This routine makes sense to the police, who have a duty to protect the public and who often figure they ought to take you in if you admit to drink- ing at all to "see what you blow" on the official Breathalyzer, since the road-side sensor is inadmissible and not very accurate. Your admission of at least some alcohol consumption gives them (arguably) probable cause to do so. Why wait and give them the opportunity to arrest you? Why suffer the humiliation of arrest when you will ultimately be let go when the Breathalyzer or blood test shows you were not over the limit? If no one was injured and your disabled car is not dangerously placed, go home and deal with it in the morning. WARNING: Drinking and driving is wrong, dangerous and illegal. Leaving the scene of an accident (but not a disabled car) is generally illegal in most states. Alex Leventhal is a car collector and attorney in New York. His comments here are general in nature, and are not a substitute for a consultation with an attorney.• Sports Car Market

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Cl.TTPM L BMW 2002 ight steering, reasonable acceleration and braking, a delightful gearbox and above-average build quality have led the BMW 2002 to cult car status. With its cohorts, the Austin Mini-Cooper and the Lotus Cortina, these classic cars reinvented the simple box as automotive performance art. In BMW's case, the 2002 probably also saved the Bavarian car company from automotive extinction. As David E. Davis wrote in April of 1968, "To my way of thinking, the 2002 is one of modern civilization's all-time best ways to get somewhere sitting down." Although hundreds of thousands of 2002s were manufactured between 1968 and 1976, a few stand out. Unfortunately not officially imported to the USA, a $700,000 $600,000 - $500,000 $400,000 $300,000 $200,000 $100,000 $0 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 FERRARI 33061'S BMW 507 • 1952-56 Mercedes 300S Convertible April, 2000  • 1956-59 BMW 507 Roadster (Prices for cars in excellent condition. Additional data compiled from SCM archives.) 1966-68 Ferrari 330 GTS Mercedes-Benz 300S CONY 2000 This monthly 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: 301/317-4228, FAX 301/317-8330* 61 Turbo version, Touring (hatchback), Targa and full Cabriolet are all desirable and rare in this market. The round-taillight, chromebumper 2002tiis built between '71-73 have the most punch (140 bhp, 0-60 in 9.8 seconds) and uncluttered appearance. Optional equipment included a sunroof, alloys, dealer installed A/C and the very rare five-speed transmission. The tiis have always been at the top of the 2002 food chain. Find one in Inka Orange, Golf Yellow or Florida Green, as these "Laugh In" period colors are now cool again. A fair number of 2002 owners have played DaVinci and tried to reinvent the simple box by personalizing their cars with air dams, fender flares, bigger carbs, aftermarket rims, custom steering wheels and seats. Pass on these and keep your eyes open for an original one. A good number of cars, especially in California, have had their smog equipment removed. If your state requires this equipment to be present, be sure it is, as smog pumps aren't cheap. Watch for rust (BMW helped shorten the life of the cars by draining the sunroofs into the rockers), leaky cylinder heads, clutch throw-out bearings, fragile interior fittings, cracked dashboards, worn transmission synchros and leaky windshields. Avoid the power-robbing automatic transmission. The BMW car club lists plenty of parts sources and members are very helpful recommending local garages that specialize in 2002s. A thorough pre-purchase checkup is mandatory on these cars. Finally, take your time, wait for a good one, and don't be afraid to pay a premium for excellence. With so many 2002s built, if you have patience you'll come up with the right car.—Stephen Seri°• Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  2002tii (4 hrs) $260 Distributor cap  Chassis #  Club  Alternatives  1968-1976 2002, 284,194; 2002tii, 38,703; Cabriolet (Euro only), 200; Targa (Euro only), 2,317; Turbo (Euro only), 1,672 2002, $3,599 (1970); 2002tii, $4,100 (1972); 2002 Turbo (W. Germany), $6,600 (1974); 2002, $5,633 (1975) '68-71 2002, $3,250-4,000; '72-74 2002, $2,500-4,200; '72-74 2002tii $5,000-6,500; '75-76 2002 $2,800-4,500 2002 (2 hrs) $130; $10 Plate on top of inner right fender and top of dashboard Engine #  just above the starter motor Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140 Web site  Stamped on the engine crankcase BMWCCA, 2130 Massachusetts www.bmwcca.org Lotus Cortina, Austin Mini, Fiat 128, Alfa Romeo GTV, MGB GT The Twenty Year Picture Blue-chip Beauties Mercedes 300S Convertible, BMW 507 Roadster, Ferrari 330 GTS

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The Monthl AC • Aston Martin • Austin-Healey • Bentley • Rolls-Royce • Jaguar • Lotus • MG • Triumph 113 11) 1952 Jaguar XK 120 Roadster V Chassis number: 672051 uring the Second World War, Sir William Lyons and his colleagues envisioned a new car that would feature the world's first high-volume twin-cam engine. Called the XK series, it would be a short-wheelbase chassis mated to a two-seat sports roadster body. When combined with the new engine, the result would be nothing less than sensational—a sleek, beautiful, and strikingly modern automobile. At the Earls Court Motor Show in October 1948, this XK made its first public appearance, and what an introduction it was. Spectators marveled at the new Jaguar. One journalist commented at the time that "all preconceived notions as to what was a series-production sports car disappeared overnight." It was a show stopper. The XK Jaguar was given the body-type number 120 to represent its top speed. This proved to be an understatement of the car's capabilities when factory test driver Ron Sutton was clocked in a prototype at over 132 mph. Race versions of the XK 120 were potent in the hands of drivers like Stirling Moss and Phil Hill, both of whom scored important victories in 1949. With its 160 hp, inline six engine with twin overhead cams in original tune, the production XK 120 not only looked and sounded magnificent, but had the performance to match. Finished in red with tan Connolly leather, the  example pictured here has benefited from a professional frame-off restoration to concours standards. It's fully equipped, including a factory tool set and side curtains. Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  This car sold for $44,000 including commission at the RM Auction in Phoenix, Arizona, January 20-21, 2000. RM Classic Cars has found a fitting architectural backdrop for its newest vintage car auction in the Frank Lloyd Wright-style Biltmore Resort and Spa in Phoenix. Unfortunately, invitations and announcements about the auction didn't circulate until less than a month before the sale. While the bidders in the audience clearly had money in their pockets, there weren't quite enough of them to make a quorum on many  cars. The result was that relative bargains like Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Digest o Magnificent Motor Cars Market Review Buyer's Guide had been recently restored and appears to be as accurate as claimed. The chrome side lights and lack of footwell vents on the front fenders, and the body-colored vinyl piping on the rear fenders place it as pre1953, while the bolts on the domed timing chain covers place it as post1951, all matching a chassis number that indicated the car was produced in June of 1952. With the standard body-colored steel wheels and hub caps, and the "spats" (fender skirts) on the rear (wire wheels were optional and their knock-offs won't fit under the spats), it offered all the stunning good looks that first electrified the crowds when the XK 120 was introduced at the 1948 Earls Court Motor Show. The appropriate wide white sidewalls and bright crimson paint job against the carefully groomed green of the Biltmore's grass similarly drew the attention of the crowd at the RM reception the night before the auction. 1949-1954 7,631 $3,345 $38,500-47,500 $300 $20 On VIN plate on firewall and on frame near foot pedal pivot Engine #  Club  Alternatives  888/258-2524; 8am-6pm PST Web site  On YIN plate and stamped on block above oil filter and on head just behind timing chain cover Jaguar Clubs of North America, www.jcna.com Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead, Austin-Healey 100 Le Mans, AC Bristol roadster this traditional Jaguar—similar to the ones driven by people like Clark Gable and, yes, Wright himself—could be found. XK 120s in this condition aren't difficult to find, but someone spent more on the restoration than this car fetched on Friday afternoon. This "open two-seater" (or OTS, Jaguar 's term for a roadster) 62  Only a few small details detracted from its overall appeal. For example, a half-inch gap between the driver's door top pad and the matching pad on the scuttle suggested that final assembly may have been hurried to get the car to this sale. However, the panel fit was otherwise excellent and the paint was impeccable. For the mediumstature person who can fit under and behind the big black steering wheel, this should make a fine car for vintage tours as well as Jaguar meets. It will be able to keep up with the Ferraris on the road and probably outdraw them in the parking lots. At this price, the new owner will still have five grand left to make sure that all the details are properly sorted before this car faces a thousand miles of Copperstate highway or a thousand points on a JCN A judges clipboard—Gary Anderson, Editor, British Car Magazine (Data and photo courtesy of auction company)• Sports Car Market

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The English Car Shopping Centre Photos SELL CARS! Mini-Photo with classified ad, only $40 per month! INCLUDES INTERNET POSTING! ASTON MARTIN / LAGONDA Regularclassifiedonly$1 5permonth. Pa rts/Pa rts Wa nted Ads FREEfor private pa rty su bsc ribers ! Biscuit, $46,500. 949-650-4718. CA 62 DB4 COUPE, rare, excellent restoration candidate, silver/red, not running, $22,000. 949-650-4718. CA 68 DBS VANTAGE, silver, red leather, rhd, 5-speed, chrome wire wheels, rebuilt engine, nice, $17,900. 561-595-3000. FL 69 DBS, rhd, auto, white/blue, Alpine stereo, runs and drives well, $10,250. 360715-2152. WA 83 V8 VOLANTE, red, black leather, 28,000 miles, alt, $59,000. Symbolic, 310652-1300. CA 84 LAGONDA, burgundy, saddle leather with burgundy piping, #12936, 26,000 miles, a mint pampered car, part of a large collection, owner needs space for a new car, sacrifice, best offer over asking price, $29,900. PAR Exotics & Classics, 914637-8800. NY 86 VOLANTE CONVERTIBLE, 9,608 miles, red, cream leather with red piping, excellent, $69,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954522-9900. FL AUSTIN 65 AUSTIN MINI COOPER S, red ground-up restoration in 1998, no rust, no body damage, spectacular car, a must see, $19,000 OBO. 619-465-6816. CA April AUSTIN-HEALEY 54 100-4 BN1, red/black, older restoration, strong driver, needs a good home $17,400. 614-799-0784. OH 54 100, ground-up restoration to M specifications, creame with red leather, rebuilt engine, rebuilt 4-speed transmission with o/d, free-flow stainless exhaust, 72spoke chrome wheels, excellent condition. $25,000 OBO. 410-442-2016. MD April 55 100-4, professional restoration, like new, always garaged, wires, overdrive, Healey blue, Heritage Certificate, $245,000. 770-345-5399. GA 56 100M, red, black leather, professional nut & bolt restoration on rust and accident free car, chrome 72-spoke wire wheels, stainless exhaust system, tonneau cover, runs and looks beautiful, a gem, $42,000. 954-752-4112. FL 59 100-6, 30,000 miles, no rust, runs great, $13,000. 516-283-6047. NY 59 BUG EYE, 1275, rib case, disc brakes, American Mags, antique white, red leather, original drivetrain included, complete, like new and ready for Spring, $10,200. 949-725-0576. CA 60 BN7, rare 2-seats version, excellent restoration of solid car approximately 10 years ago, finished in Olde English white with correct red interior, this two carb, 3 liter is ready to drive anywhere, $19,995. 410833-2329. MD 60 BUG EYE, one of the best original cars in country, leaf green, AACA First, Austin Healey Concours Gold, 99 point, 43,000 mi, unrestored, highly detailed history from new, call for details, $23,500 OBO. 717652-8499 eves. PA 62 3000 BT7, tri-carb, Colorado red over ivory, complete recent restoration, black leather interior, overdrive, $21,500. 330499-0486. OH 63 3000 MK II, fully restored and just superb, finished in Healey blue with blue interior, chrome wire wheels, must see, $26,750. Hyman Ltd, 314-524-6000. MO April, 2000 64 MK III PHASE I BJ-8, nice original example of a fairly unusual BJ8, original interior (black), Brg exterior, runs great, very minor rust, drive home, $20,000. Gary Hemphill, 410-788-2291. FAX 410-7880530 MD BENTLEY 35 3-1/2 LITRE DROPHEAD, (150CR), Park Ward, very nice CA car, new wheels discs and Connolly leather interior, $89,000 trades considered. Vintage Sarasota, 941-355-6500. FL 62 Continental lhd convertible with a/c, silver mink w/garnet interior, one of only 30 left hand drive Park Wards made in 1962, exc mechanical condition, renewed interior, $67,500. Ask for Victor, 305-856-2155 days. 305-245-4545 evenings. FL 90 CONTINENTAL CONY, 19,800 miles, Brewster green with camel interior, showroom condition, with all service records, only 35 Bentley convertible Continentals manufactured, rare find $128,000. Eddie, 617-367-9090 daytime. 617-9695807 evenings. MA BMC 61 BMC FORMULA JR. BMC rear engined Formula Junior chassis, Delivered Sept '61, Never Assembled, Including; Frame, rear suspension, body, seat, gas tank, transmission, original paper work, $3,000. George Drolson, 904-2686548. FL April JAGUAR 51 XK 120 ROADSTER, black, red leather by Bartlett, very good cosmetic restoration 1997, original tool kit, same family ownership 30 years, $39,000. 630-954-0304. IL 53 XK 120 ROADSTER, red with black interior, excellent driving condition, older restoration with excellent mechanicals, new gauges, brakes and radiator, $26,500 OBO. 626-282-9849. CA 54 XK 120SE ROADSTER, black with tan leather, new chrome wires and Pirelli tires, new brakes, including all cylinders, excellent paint on never rusted body, good example of a late flat horn SE $42,000. Octagon Auto, 717-244-0669. PA 55 XK140 M Roadster, frame-off restoration, white, maroon leather, everything new including wire chrome & interior. Runs strong, dependable, 36K original miles, see www.GES1.com $53,000. Dan, 315-789-4575. NY May 56 XK 140 MC, convertible roadster, completely restored, red w/biscuit interior, wire wheels w/knock-offs, chrome is in new condition, this is a straight flat body, a must see car, runs and drives like new, $55,000. Ask for John, 231-582-9100. MI 58 XK 150 ROADSTER, matching numbers, Olde English white, red interior, new black canvas top, stick shift, overdrive, new chrome wire wheels, no rust, excellent condition throughout, mechanically perfect, $39,900 firm. FAX 201-498-0207 NJ 61 XKE ROADSTER, flat floor, external bonnet latch, 49,000 miles, red & black, must sell, $36,000 US$. 905-333-8147. CANADA ON 62 XKE ROADSTER, Brg painted in 1997, new tan leather and new black top, receipts total over$42,000, best offer over asking price, $35,000. 313-882-2606. MI 63 XKE ROADSTER, spectacular restoration, rebuilt: engine, transmission, suspension, paint, interior, and chrome, Brg/ 1972 McLaren M-20 Can-Am The last of the great McLaren Can-Am cars. Aluminum monocoque, fiberglass body. McLaren Orange. 494 CID fuelinjected aluminum Chevrolet. Approx. 750 HP. A very nice, fully restored, race-winning car with lots of spare parts and a complete set of body molds. Restored and maintained by Mike Giddins since 1972. One of only two M-20 cars that claim their original tubs intact. Simply needs race preparation and inspection before vintage racing. Finished 1st at Watkins Glen Can-Am events with Denny Hulme, finishing second in Championship. A unique racecar in superb condition. Asking $600,000, serious inquiries should fax Dominic at (206) 689-2433 or email: dominicd@seattle orcabay. corn. 63 65 XKE ROADSTER, silver/blue, grey vinyl interior, no rust ever, excellent condition, 27K miles, $32,000. Steve's British Connection, 650-553-9023. FAX 815786-3376 IL 67 XKE ROADSTER, red with biscuit leather, total restoration, flawless body, excellent running, 3,500 miles, $53,000. 410-584-7755. MD 70 XKE SERIES II CONV., regency red, black leather, #29749, 70,000 miles, restored 4 years ago, one of the finest driven Series II XKEs around, show quality, $29,900. Par Exotics & Classics, 914-6378800. NY 72 ROADSTER, I purchased this car from the original owner 12 years ago and I've driven it about 25,000 miles, very solid, original paint, 4-speed, air, wire wheels, hardtop, $27,000. Chuck Konesky, 716652-9638. 716-863-8255.NY 72 XICE V12 ROADSTER, 4-speed, wire wheels, red/black, second owner 18 years, excellent care from new, 92K miles, many trophies, $28,000. 520-522-0695. AZ 73 XICE V12 ROADSTER,4-speed, black/ black, a/c, 32,000 miles, very good condition, I owned past 22 years, $34,500. Bob, 209-383-4441. CA LOTUS 56 ELEVEN SERIES I, historical race car, race readied and restored, excellent throughout, $75,000 offer. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206-467-6531. FAX 206-467- 6532 WA 62 SUPER 7 SERIES 2, S B1769, Cosworth, 13,000 original miles, full weather, green with yellow, red interior, fresh 1700 engine, 135hp, Webers, c/r gearbox, internal remote quick shifter, roll bar, alum flywheel and bellhousing, mint condition, $26,000. 703-256-5067. VA 66 ELAN, 5-speed, Webers, completely restored, new frame, balanced engine, $17,500. 516-378-0434. NY 69 ELAN S4, twin cam, knock-off wheels, 33K original miles, restored CA car, $15,995. Northshore Sportscars, 847-2470447. FAX 847-247-0446 IL 71 ELAN S4 SE CONV, complete car for restoration, rear fiberglass damage, good chassis, $4,900. 561-595-3000. FL MG 36 MG TA, a 98 plus point car, it is hard to find a nicer car anywhere, a beautiful restoration, runs great, $35,000 OBO. 5 13-2354843. OH 48 MG TC, red, black interior, older restoration, in very good condition, a great looking driver, runs well, $16,750. 716-3814368. NY 49 MG TC, rhd, 19" wires, classic yellow with black interior, magnificent condition, current state inspection, $22,000 OBO. Mr Bloom, 610-667-5198. PA 50 MG TD, red with black interior, motor was rebuilt 10 years ago, same owner for last 40 years, not running, always garaged, needs MCLAREN RACE CA]?

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restoration, $6,950. Gullwing Motor, 718545-0500. FAX 718-545-1308 NY 51 MG TD, black with biscuit top and intenor, frame-offrestoration, all documentation, showroom condition, wins a trophy at eve show, one of a kind, $23,500 OBO. 203-266-5069 eves. CT 52 MG TD, ivory with red interior, frameup restoration, totally serviced recently, appraised at $20K, selling at $17,500. 330627-7611. OH 52 MG TD, cream with tan leather, completely restored, show condition, $15,400. Steve's British Connection, 630-5539023. FAX 815-786-3372 IL 53 MG TD, cream, tan top , green interior, frame-off restoration, rack stored, excellent car, $19,500. 330-769-2245. OH 54 MG-TF, cream/green interior. older restoration. Runs, drives well. $14,700. John Mack, 262-560-9903. WI May 55 MG-TF, Frame-off restoration, all receipts and pictures, over 30K invested, cream with tan leather, 1500 motor, wire wheels, see www.GFS1.com $24,000. Dan, 315-789-4575. NY May 55 MG TF 1500, green with tan leather, tan top and full tonneau, disc wheels, chrome rack, #2 condition $19,950. 208765-2886. ID 58 MGA, twin cam roadster, excellent red exterior, roll bar, metal tonneau, runs excellent, all the bugs sorted out, very fast, $18,900. Paul Lane, 203-377-6745. CT 60 MGA, twin cam, best original car, runs perfect, light blue, new leather, $25,000. 732-938-5326 days. NJ 61 MGA, one owner since '71, rebuilt drivetrain, suspension, electronics, complete, new interior in '98, always garaged, needs new to make a 100 point car, $12,900 B.O. John Delaney, 781-383-3368. MA 71 MGB GT, new original red fmish, exceptional original black interior, mint original rust-free floors, over 5K in extensive mechanical rebuilding, including engine, clutch, exhaust, hydraulics, gas tank and more, will sacrifice $5,000. 860-8247252. CT 76 MG MIDGET, 69,332 miles, professional paint, new interior, top, reconditioned engine, chassis, Garaged, $10,000 OBO. 863-763-8961. FL April MORGAN 57 MODEL 4/4, older restoration, runs well, has 105E engine, body straight, needs brake work, must sell, $12,000 offer. Gary Hemphill, 410-788-2291. MD 58 PLUS 4, four-seater, lhd, partially restored, partially disassembled, restored chassis and suspension, good body with lots of new parts, good engine, transmission, 95% complete, $7,000. The New England Car Co., 203-377-6746. CT 59 PLUS 4, original condition, brg with black interior and wire wheels, owned for 15 years, runs well, $14,000 US$. 514-9370460. QC 64 PLUS 4, 2-seater, British green/tan, wires, very nice, $24,995. Northshore Sportscars, 847-247-0447. FAX 847-2470446 IL 67 competition model, Burgundy exterior, tan leather interior, chrome wire wheels' very good condition, $19,500. 612-4490740. MN 70 PLUS 8, leather interior, never raced nor wrecked, one owner, picked up at the Morgan Works and imported without modifications, actual milady-15,335, a unique Morgan, $85,000. 303-442-7244. CO 94 PLUS 8, green, tan leather, alloy body and wings, wire wheels, wood dash and wheels, mint condition, 3,000 miles $54,000. 716-662-4622. FAX same NY 64  ROLLSROYCE 29 WOODY WAGON, chassis #GX03, French body by Chapron, lovely restored cond, Brewster green w/red leather int, very rare, great for touring, $55,000. Charles S Crail Automobiles, 805-568-1934. FAX 805-568-1533 CA 61 SILVER CLOUD H, convertible by Mulliner, left drive, factory air, 83,739 miles, very original and in excellent condition, $159,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-5229900. FL 69 CORNICHE CONVERTIBLE, silver sand with tan leather, good original CA car, a good daily driver, no rust, $25,500. Gullwing Motor Cars Inc, 718-545-0500. FAX 718-545-1308 NY 74 CORNICHE CONVERTIBLE, with incredible 19,936 certified one owner miles, deep flawless coffee bean brown nonmetallic, impeccable tan leather, perfect deep African burl walnut woodwork, the most accelerating investment in motoring world, $54,999. Charles Schmitt & Cc., 314352-9100 0. MO TRIUMPH 54 TR2, long door, wire wheels, minor rust, original car, needs total restoration, $6,000. Steve's British Connection, 630-5539023. IL 55 TR2, black, red trim, black, weather equipment, 4-speed, standard wheels, total professional nut/bolt body-off the frame restoration just competed to concours winrung standards, absolutely the finest sidescreen TR currently available, spectacular, $26,500. Kurt Tanner Restorations, 909-626-8092. CA 56 TR3, red/black, wires, super looks, great driver, excellent condition, $16,000. 941377-4674. FAX 941-371-2993 FL 59 TR3, fresh restoration, over $12,000 invested, asking $7,900. 316-225-4872. 316-225-2493.KS 62 TR3B ROADSTER, blue/blue, original, 90,000 miles, second owner, $17,000. 816-836-4500. 816-229-6500.M0 64 TR4, Brg/black, completely redone as a driver, 70 modifications, 87mm rebuild, fiberglass fenders, custom interior, new chrome, custom exhaust, sway bars, raags, wires ineluded, $12,000. 440-282-3229. OH 67 TR4A IRS, solid southern car, 25th from the last one produced, all new intenior, tires, paint, original color navy blue, saddle tan interior, excellent running and driving, $9,500. 770-345-5399. GA 69 TR6, CC #25130, 4 time National winner, factory hardtop, overdrive, racing wheels, AM-FM cassette w/CD changer and amplifier, approximately $2,000 in spare parts, $18,000. Mark, 901-861-6459 home. 901-795-8441 ext-2491 w. TN 71 STAG, completely restored, maroon beauty with new top, paint, chrome, tires, etc and fresh Mustang V6 with overdrive automatic for trouble-free cruising, asking less than restoration costs, $7,995. 608532-6589. 'Art 72 TR6, well restored, never rusty, many upgrades, red/black, tonneau, receipts, $9,900. PA Motor Sport, 610-666-1966. FAX 610-666-9942 PA 73 TR6, red/black, fresh paint, new top & carpet, redlines, $8,500. 330-863-2404. OH 78 TR8 COUPE, Holley headers, all original equipment retained, $2,500. 815-3327130. IL LITERATURE Manuals & Books for all English Cars and Bikes: Service manuals, Parts manuals, Owners manuals, History Books; see www.books4cars.com 248-357-4750. 888-380-9277 toll free. MI May• The Appraiser's Corner Excerpts front Actual by Steve Color: Medium metallic turquoise exterior; interior in gray tweed, turquoise with pink insets Appraisals Cram 1931 Ford Custom Rod If, Odometer: 914.5 miles (from 0 at restoration) Equipment: Custom powertrain includes a carbureted 1968 Chevrolet engine. Everything on it is custom, overhauled tailed for show or go. Custom cooling manifold for low temperatures partment. Custom throughout undercarriage exhaust system, rear end, all suspension, exterior hardware, glass and lenses. Condition: Using the traditional collector cars (1, mint/show/perfect; fair; 5, poor/rough and 6 for unredeemable one-off tastefully fitted street rod Exterior: Custom body items are original or give the impression tomized restoration on a good gritty and all problems including to very high quality paint job metallic turquoise originally meant result is a more pleasing and tasteful anticipated. Exterior radiator, mascot body and paint. The glass and lenses seals/welting all #1. Custom billet Show or go anywhere, any time. Interior: Tasteffilly done in color flecks to match insets in pink with full instruments, custom liner, all #1 condition. Engine Compartment: It is great care ofpowertrain installation. system is #1, tight, clean and without Trunk Compartment: Complete to match interior. Undercarriage: Immaculate custom frame, muffler/exhaust steering and suspension components Mechanics: Completely overhauled someone who knew what they made unique and awesome sounds lessly through all tests. Overall: Very tasteful custom Its performance matched its appearance, outrageous. History: Current owner has condition for two years. It has many shows including Oakland's custom is superb. Appraised value: $44,000, and significantly given the current rods.• -  , ,  ,  _  - , Photo of similar car waw Inway I 6 com hi completely and all desystem, custom exhaust to protect sides of engine comto include muffler/ gas tank, paint and rating scale of 1 to 5 for 2, very good; 3, good; 4, junk or parts), this is in excellent #1 condition. including fenders, doors, etc. of originality. Complete cu body taken down to the nittyrust and impacts removed prior using custom version of Ford's for the Taurus series. The appearance than Ford ever and all items are #1, as is are #1; rubber grommets/ wheels, mags and tires all #1. high-quality tweed fabric with and turquoise. Custom dash steering wheel, rugs and head- detailed and immaculate. Shows Body wiring is also #1. Cooling leaks. custom, tastefully done and detailed for show or go; system, drive train, rear end, all and brakes, all #1. prior to installation by were doing. Car started quickly, and then performed flaw- that is not "far out" or silly. that is, good but not had and kept this car in superb appeared with great success in annual show. This one-off and likely to appreciate quickly market's fascination with Sports Car Market

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• ot ob i111 • II  Wind Me Up Object: 1920s Distler Keywind Lithographed Tinplate Automobile Auction: Sothebys.amazon.com on-line auction Date: January 7, 2000 Estimate: $800-1,200 Sale price: $880 (including commission) W hat the world needs is another on-line auction. . .not. It seems as though a new one shows up almost daily, as they make a valiant effort to carve out a niche for themselves at eBay's expense. With over 16,000 automotive-related collectibles available at one time, and a larger number of active automobilia bidders, eBay has the dominant position among collectors who chase automotive odds and ends on-line. With that in mind, why would Sotheby's, with their 230-some-year history of auctioning some of the world's rarest and most valuable items, join forces with Amazon.com , an on-line book seller, to enter the Internet auction fray? A couple of compelling reasons come to mind: Amazon has a customer base that numbers around thirteen million and Sotheby's name adds a level of trust and confidence that can be lacking when sending a money order for several hundred dollars to a complete stranger's post office box. Sotheby's is defining their niche by guaranteeing the description and authenticity of of course, is not without a fee—a 10% buyer's premium. In pristine condition, it would have been worth double. the items offered, as opposed to the "buyer beware" attitude of eBay. They are also acting as an escrow agent by controlling payment and not releasing funds to the seller until provided with the shipper's tracking number. This, Vintage Rally CALENDAR APRIL CopperState 1000, 1-5. Pre-'70s sports and GT cars. Contact: Rick Mahrle, 602/ 256-4444 (AZ) California Mille, April 30-May 4. 1957 vintage or older and American cars of the same era. Contact: Martin Swig, 415/2922701 (CA) MAY Nevada Open Road Challenge, 18-21. Nevada Highway 318. Contact: Gary Patterson, 702/631-6166 (NV) New England 1000, 21-26. (2000 for the Millennium) Pre-1974 sports, racing or GT cars. Contact: Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/645-6069; www.vintagerallies.com Mille Miglia 2000, 25-28. Brescia, Italy. Contact: Comitato Organizzatore, 011-39-30-280036; fax 011-39-3048093 (ITALY) JUNE La Carrera Nevada, 7-10. Historically correct production cars, foreign or domestic built, 1954 or before. Contact: Martin Swig, 415/292-2701 (CA) 2000 BMW Seattle Classic Motorcar Rally, 8-11. Contact: Doug Breithaupt, 206/323-0624 (WA) JULY La Carrera Classica, 20-22. Ensenada, Baja CA, Mexico. Contact: R. Kelley Gibbs, 510/654-2790 (CA); amocdb6@aol.com Conclave 2000 Indianapolis, 23-27. Austin-Healeys. Contact: Jim Frakes, 317/ 577-3000 (IN); jimf@frakes-eng.com Northwest Classic Rally, 10-13. 1968 . - 11 'GUST April, 2000 and earlier sports cars. Contact: Jim Gunter, 503/698-8090 or 503/382-4503 (OR) SEPTEMBER Colorado Grand, 11-16. Beaver Creek, Colorado. Contact: Leslie Mangan, 970/ 926-7810 (CO) 24. Special interest or pre-1976 car. Contact: John Smallwood, 800/745-9910, 505/988-3400 (NM); johnsmallwood@ santafehotels.com OCTOBER Forza Mille V12, 1-6. Any Ferrari, any V12. Contact: Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/ 645-6069; www.vintagerallies.com Australia's Melbourne Mille, 24-28. TR3/MGA; AH 100 class. Contact: Martin Swig, 415/292-2701 (CA) NOVEMBER California "Mini" Mille, 2-5. Cars built before 1972. Contact: Martin Swig, 415/292-2701 (CA) Texas 2000, 12-17. Pre-1974 sports, racing or GT cars. Contact: Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/645-6069; www.vintage rallies.com JANUARY 2001 New Years Day "anti-football" Run, 1. All cars over 25 years old. Contact: Martin Swig, 415/292-2701 (CA)• Silver State Classic Challenge, 14-17. Nevada Highway 318. Contact: Gary Patterson, 702/631-6166 (NV) The Cannonball Baker Classic, 1522. From New York to San Francisco, open to any car built in 1971 or earlier. Contact: Martin Swig, 415/292-2701 (CA) 2000 Jaguar Roadrunner 1000, 22- A Bird For The Bumps February 2000 ". . .and she'll have fun, fun, fun 'till her daddy takes her T-Bird. . to the monster truck show."—Bret Frazier, Duluth, GA Oscar, thinking his new SUV was politically incorrect, rebodied it with his great-aunt Sally's old 1-Bird. Now it's politically incorrect and ugly. —Rich Castiello, Chevy Chase, MD This is a "regionalized" version of Ford's new Thunderbird. Attempting to capitalize on the current retro craze, this model will be sold exclusively in the south with Selma and Birmingham having delivery priority. This will be the first car ever produced by Ford, excluding WWII government vehicles, that features a gun rack as standard equipment.—Dan Hampton, La Crosse, WI Little-known car history: This photo shows a 1962 Ford Thunderbird SUV prototype. An acquisition of military jeeps by Ford resulted in this offspring and sadly, public response was apathetic. Some auto historians claim the average family in 1962 had no possible requirement for 4-wheel drive, while others feel the 1-Bird styling did not work well enough with running boards. This rare example is one of two built. (The other was given as a gift after the "kitchen debate" by president Richard Nixon to Premier Nikita Khrushchev. It was destroyed in Russian Army combat action against Afghan rebels.) The remaining one is now serving ably as transport for Colorado scenic jeep tours.—Norman Vogel San Francisco, CA Riding high on the success of their recent Thunderbird concept car and secure in the knowledge that retro is in and that any sport utility vehicle will sell like hotcakes (the more car-like, the better), Ford builds a vehicle combining the best characteristics of all their many niche vehicles, the Perdition. Shown cleverly disguised as a local business promotional vehicle during highaltitude testing in Telluride, Colorado.—Kevin Molineaux, via e-mail This month's winner of a 1/18th scale model provided by USAppraisal is Kevin Molineaux, for his description of the new Ford Perdition.—ED. 65 One of the items recently offered by Sothebys.amazon.com was a 1920s keywind tinplate toy made by Distler. Originally offered in both open touring configuration and closed saloon, this example was the latter. Described as being in good to very good condition, it had some loss of finish on the sides, paint touch-up on the top and tabs on the luggage rack were broken. It was complete with original driver, hinged doors, spoked wheels and toolbox on the running board. The saloon met reserve and sold for $880, including commission, which was the low end of the value estimate. With toy collectors, condition is everything and flaws, repaints and broken or missing parts render a piece less than desirable. This was a fair price, considering the condition of this keyvvind Distler. If it was a perfect example, it could have gone for $1,500 or $1,600. However, ten years from now, while a similar piece in pristine condition may well have tripled in value and be easy to sell, this toy will still have a repainted top, loss of finish and broken luggage tabs, and the owner will have to find someone willing to overlook these flaws to try to make a profit.—Carl Bomstead•

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Book Reviews by Michael Duffey Ratings: *11-1:(11-13- is Best. Two copies of books, videos, CDs, etc. must be furnished for review. Please send one copy to SCM, P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. Please send another to Michael Duffey, 2953 Park Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068 Porsche 917: The Winning Formula Author: Peter Morgan Publisher: Haynes Publishing, dist by Classic Motorbooks Phone: 800/826-6600 Size: 10" x 10" hardcover. 208 pages. Price: $49.95 Rating: Porsche and race fans: **** Casual enthusiast: 13-* Most enthusiasts Stateside have vivid memories of Mark Donohue and Peter Revson in their Can-Am Porsche 917/30s that ran like steamrollers and left the opposition flattened in their wake. only the turbocharged engine but the "just in case someone goes quicker" 16-cylinder engine is yet another aspect of this book that makes it a must have for all fans of the CanAm, early '70s sports/prototypes and Porsche race cars. My favorite race book so far this year, it is best enjoyed in your favorite chair with the "Le Mans" video playing in the background. The TT Story: Audi IT Porsche 91 7 i he vontii;, The long, complicated story of the 917 is the tale of Ferdinand Piech and his faith in the air-cooled flat twelve mounted in the back of an alloy chassis. While many manufacturers were turning in the direction of monocoque chassis, sacrificing low drag for more handlingenhancing downforce, the 917 was built for speed and not much else. The evolution of the bodywork alone makes interesting reading for all students of the era. The lessons in handling learned from the 907,908 and 910, while somewhat analogous to the concept of the 12-cylinder 917, did not translate directly to the 12cylinder car. This made the new car unpopular at first, and even the bravest drivers called its road manners treacherous. FIA regulations for 1968 limited prototypes to 3 liters, but allowed a maximum of 5 liters for cars built to the homologation quantity of fifty units. Probably a concession to John Wyer's Ford GTs, this set the stage for battles between not only the new Porsche 917 (they actually built fifty cars before the first race) against the venerable Fords but also new 3-liter and 5-liter cars from Ferrari. A few years later, 5-liter sports/prototypes cars would be made illegal by the FIA at just about the time Porsche turned their gaze West toward the Can-Am series. The development of the 917 into a Can-Am contender is an engrossing story in itself. Fitted with twin turbochargers and developing over 1,000 horsepower, the 917s with Roger Penske's preparation were the match for all comers, including McLaren's 8.3-liter alloy block V8s with "only" 740 pushrod horsepower. The development of the powerplant, from its first dyno run at 540 hp, and the development of not 66  Authors: Jurgen Lewandowski, David Staretz and Herbert Volker ! Publisher: Delius Klasing Verlag, dist. by Classic Motorbooks Phone: 800/826-6600 Size: 91/4" x 12" hardcover. 141 pages. Price: $34.95 Rating: TT fans: *thfr i/2 Casual enthusiast: 73- 1/2 Today, more than ever before, new-car showrooms often feature niche models that seem more like one-offs built for the show circuit than production cars. The Viper Prowler and even the New Beetle are examples of specialty cars that are very much unlike the normal menu from which we have chosen our cars in the past. The Audi TT falls into this category. Although it takes a good number of its styling elements from the Beetle, under the hood and under its alloy skin it is a very serious road car. The story of the TT, from the development of the platform, the five-valve head, turbocharging, all-wheel drive and the use of lightweight materials makes interesting reading. In some ways inspired by the stillborn Quattro Spyder, the TT is a productionized and rationalized machine that was, from the start, designed with series production in mind. The 77' Story is filled with drawings and photos that show the evolution of the car from paper to the tarmac. The enthusiasm of the designers spills from the pages as the various development steps are covered. From the first pencil sketches all the way through to the assembly of the first prototypes at Giugiaro's Italdesign in Italy, the story of the TT is told in great detail while avoiding needless technical information. This book, while a must-read for Audi owners and enthusiasts, will be of only passing interest to non-owners and those who are lukewarm on Audi. Still, a machine with styling and mechanical benchmarks is often a collector car of the future and for that reason this book deserves a read if you are a student of state-of-the-art 21st century automobiles. Porsche 911: Engine History & Development Author: Tobias Aichele Publisher: MBI Publishing, dist by Classic Motorbooks Phone: 800/826-6600 Size: 91/4" x 111/4" hardcover. 205 pages. Price: $39.95 Rating: Porsche fans: 73Casual enthusiast: * 1/2 In constant development since 1963, the Porsche 911's horizontally opposed 6-cylinder engine has become a legend. The engine behind cars like the 906, RSR and generations of road cars is the subject of this new book, Porsche 911: Engine His- tory & Development. Period and contemporary photographs show the powerplants both installed in their respective chassis and as subassemblies. Extensive technical data is given for all production units from the first 2-liter 911 through to the type M64 fitted to the 1995 type 993. Also discussed are the racing engines derived from the basic flat six package: the RSR, 934, 935, 936 and the 959 Group B. With an extraordinary family tree that derived from the same basic design, the 911 engine also has shown its adaptability to increasing levels of environmental concerns. Tobias Aichele covers both Porsche's commitment to tailpipe emissions and to later regulations concerning noise levels. The elaborate technology required to lower tailpipe emissions and retain the performance expected by Porschephiles is discussed in depth. Despite the level of technical detail presented, Porsche 911: Engine History & Development doesn't get bogged down in its own subject matter. The layout and illustrations are of picture-book quality and the text is always light and aims to satisfy the ultra-serious owners and not-so-serious owners alike. Overall, this is a very enjoyable and reasonably priced book on Porsche 6-cylinder engines and their place in Porsche's history.• Sports Car Market

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PORSCHE * MERCEDES-BENZ * BMW UND ANDERE GERMAN CAR ckw tad frt/etraiz6ea. - Chassis number: 246147867 Market Review Buyer's Guide 1966 Volkswagen 21-Window Microbus ,„„ r i, he boxy Volkswagen Transporter arrived on American shores circa 1949. Using regular Beetle mechanical compo- Dubbed the Microbus, Volkswagen's unique vehicle became the trademark of a burgeoning hippie counterculture. The combination of economy and practicality made them an instant hit with the flower-power generation. Before long, their slab sides were adorned with Grateful Dead decals and painted flowers. One of the rarest and most desirable buses built in this era was the 21-window microbus. The model shown here has benefited from a comprehensive professional restoration finished in red with a white roof. This Volkswagen is equipped with correct materials and options, safari windows, tip-out windshield and a California roof. nents, Transporters quickly evolved into mini people carriers. Years produced  This vehicle sold for $28,050 (including 10% commission) at the RM Auction held January 21, 2000 in Phoenix, Arizona. Other markets can come and go, but the VW Microbus market has made slow but steady gains that can be tracked back to the late '80s. The Transporter was available in many configurations: single sliding door, dual sliding door ("walk through"), single-cab pickup, dual-cab pickup and of course, the Westfalia campers. Each variant has its own April, 2000  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  the best equipped of all the Transporters, with two-tone paint divided by a chrome strip, four Plexiglas windows in the roof on each side, and a sliding fabric sunroof The VW badge on theft-ont was chrome instead of painted, and so were the hubcaps. (Earlier 23-window buses had curved Plexiglas windows on the rear corners, and these were eliminated in 1963 which created the 21-window bus.) Number produced ... 49,557 (1966, all variants) Original list price  SCM Price Guide  ventilator before 1968, also on right-hand engine cover plate Engine #  Club  The Microbus marketplace is clearly nostalgia driven because, after all, the performance of the Microbus even under calm conditions gives new meaning to the term "unimpressive." Still, they are well built, sturdy and will probably live on in reality even longer than in the minds of their past owners. All these ingredients add up to a quirky collectible that has enough quirky collectors involved to keep them humming on the road and in the marketplace. 1949-1967 $2,577 N/A $125 (full service) $12 On plate in cab on right side of On generator stand Society of Transporter Owners (SOTO), 275 Fairchild Ave., #108A, Chico, CA 95973 Web site  Alternatives to consider.... Series 1 Land Rover  price point and it is generally agreed that the 21-window and 23-window varieties are most desirable. Also known as a Deluxe Microbus, they are www.soto.org There is a strong aftermarket of restoration parts for all air-cooled VWs and though the parts are reasonably priced, the amount of effort required to truly refinish and rebuild a Transporter in and out makes the purchase price in the high $20s a good deal for both buyer and seller. Today, even project Microbuses can bring $12,000, and you couldn't restore one for the difference in price. The new owners of this Microbus also got a home for their collection of eight-track tapes, provided they can remember where they stored them in 1972, after they installed one of those new-fangled cas- sette players.—Michael Duffey (Data courtesy of autcion company.)• 67

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I How Not to Sell Your 906 t is hard to imagine a more exciting car to find at auction than a Porsche 906. A true milestone race car, 906s mark the era when Stuttgart began to build pure racing machinery. In addition to being the first Porsche unable to be certified for street use, it was the first specialized chassis developed around the new six-cylinder boxer motor, an engine destined to power thirtyfive years of popular street and winning race cars. The manager ofthe 906 program was an aggressive young grandson of Professor Porsche named Ferdinand Piech. If you have only one racing Porsche in collection, the 906 is a great choice. So why did this 906 (S/N 906.137), presented Saturday afternoon, January 22nd at the Barrett-Jackson Auction, not attract a single serious bid? It was declared a no-sale at $250,000 and you could almost see the disappointed chandeliers clinking in the wind, for the Ford GT40 that hit the stage before it during prime time garnered serious bidding and was sold for the highest price in the auction at $429,300. Why did the 906 fall flat? 1. PROVENANCE. There were no clues about the car's race history. Who drove this car? Where did the crowds cheer it on? What cars and drivers did this 906 beat? Was it a factory car or run by a privateer? Buyers today will pay a huge premium for documented provenance. In the pits at Monterey, the new owner wants to have a little billboard showing your the famous owners of the car, and the famous races it has been in. Putting up a sign that says, "Mystery 906, I sure hope it has a good history," doesn't do much for an ego. 2. ORIGINALITY. Race cars live a tough life, and in many cases little is left when they are put out to pasture. We need to hear about the engine (is it correct for the car or at least the correct type?), the chassis (has it been rebuilt a few times?) and other important pieces such as the transmission. Is this an old wreck rebuilt around a chassis number, or substantially a real car? 3. SPARES. Race cars break, and if you plan to drive this car, you need spares. A detailed list of extra gear helps a potential buyer see that you are offering a turn-key package to go vintage racing. How many sets of wheels, tires, titanium connecting rods, 906 cams and 901 gear sets are included? Without these vital extras, the car is hardly usable for anything but a static display. Don't even think about it without a copy ofThe Used 911 Stoty. Buying a used 911? Porsche's own "Christophorous" magazine wrote: "It would be foolish to buy any pre-owned Porsche without this aid." "Sports Car Market" magazine's Jim Schrager wrote: "This is the most useful, accurate and important single book published on buying a used 911. It is absolutely a must if you really want to know about these cars." The Used 917 Story details what you need to know about all 911 models from 1965 to 1998. The author, Peter Zimmerman, has over 30 years of hands-on experience and presents a wealth of knowledge that can only come from actual exposure to 911s and their problems. Phone orders at 310-450-7414 8 AM - 5 PM PDT; or fax to 310-396-3042. Cost including first-class shipping in USA is $29.95 (add tax in CA). VISA, MC, NOVUS, AMEX accepted. 68  4. VINTAGE RACE CREDENTIALS. Many collectors feel the highest and best use of a 906 is in vintage events blasting around your favorite race track, getting a first-hand picture of what it felt like to conquer the great circuits of the world. Driving the car at speed is one of the most important reasons to buy one of these thoroughbreds. We need to understand which organizations accept this car. Has it been successfully vintage raced? Where are you likely to be invited? Will you qualify for the Monterey Historics? Even more important, is the car in "ready-to-race" condition, with key suspension components X-rayed and magnafluxed, or will it have to be taken completely apart before a new owner feels comfortable hitting the banks of Daytona in a vintage race at 160 mph? 5. PHYSICAL CONDITION. There was a large scratch on the driver's side front fender, probably done in transit. This isn't a big deal as everyone expects race cars to have been pranged and no one worries about original paint. But some effort should have been made to clean it up or even get it fixed. While not an expensive item to repair, it was a distraction and made the car look like second-class merchandise. If the sellers don't care enough to primp a car for the auction block, what does that say about the level that the rest of the car is prepared to? Porsche 906 offered at Barrett-Jackson. 6. MUSIC. This car was pushed onto the auction stage. One of the most thrilling moments of B-J on Saturday afternoon was when the Ford GT40 thundered onto the stage, its Ferrari-conquering exhaust note filling the tent and sending shivers of excitement through the crowd. There is nothing like the wail of a race car to remind an enthusiast of the true meaning of life. The 906 was never started. Did it run? Would it run? Did it even have an engine? How fast would a crowd have materialized if the boxer music started? We'll never know. A major auction can be an ideal place to sell a car like a 906, but the seller has to make a serious effort to educate people about their machine. So much of the value of a vintage race car is dependent on its history that presenting a six-figure car with a blank slate for a past is tantamount to showing up at a gunfight armed with a knife. Even though 906s are rare, with just sixty-five built in 1966, there are always a few for sale. As an esoteric piece, 906s generally attract esoteric, wellinformed buyers. Properly prepared and marketed, and with an aggressive reserve, this car should fill the stage with bidders and the tent with excitement when it crosses the block. That it didn't do any of those things at BarrettJackson doesn't mean that this isn't a good car, it just means that its owners have to do a far better job of presenting it. • Sports Car Market

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Sportwagen zu Verkaufen Photos SELL CARS/Mini-Photo with classified ad, only $40 per month! INCLUDES INTERNET POSTING! Regularclassifiedonly$1 5permonth. Pa rts/Pa rts Wa nted Ads FREEfor private pa rty subscribers! BMW 60 600, sunroof, bright aquamarine, gray interior, ground-up restoration, some extra parts, $14,500 offer. Mitch, 303-699-1551. CO 70 2800CS, complete professional restoration, 72,000 CA miles, new Alpine white finish, show car, $16,500. Bill, 310-7938989. CA 73 3.0 CSI, Euro model, silver blue paint, henna interior, near mint, 136 kilo, $13,900. 323-883-0900 weekdays. 323-466-7145 weekends. CA 81 MI, late production, red/black, low miles, factory a/c, 2 owner, correct example, $79,500 trades welcome. Sean McMillan, 864-322-5881. SC 85 635CSI, Dk-Gray, 5-speed, 202K miles, power options, runs well, very light rust, good car, excellent driver or good project car, $4,500 must sell. FAX 906226-7222 MI April MERCEDES BENZ - 53300S COUPE, dk. red/tan. Completely restored CA car, show/rally history. Recently serviced, drive anywhere. www.sportsleicht.com $90,000. Alex Dearborn, 978-887-6644. FAX 978-8873889 MA May 55300SL COUPE, red/black. Older restoration, excellent mechs, polished wheels, records.www.sportsleichtcom $185,000. Alex Dearborn, 978-887-6644. FAX 978887-3889 MA May 56 300SL GULLWING, red, Rudge, belly pans, restored, $199,000. Showroom, 408279-0944. CA 57 190SL, ivory/black. Restored for MBCA shows. Rebuilt & detailed everything. www.sportsleicht.com $36,000. Alex Dearborn, 978887-6644. FAX 978-8873889 MA May 57 190SL, dk.blue/tan. National Best of show winner. Absolutely everything new and show quality. Priced below cost. $85,000. Alex Dearborn, 978-887-6644. 978-887-3889.MA May 57 300SL ROADSTER, one of the earliest built, body-off restorations 10 years ago, little use, collector owned, beautiful driver, red with black leather, $145,000. 619-5182469. CA 58 220SEC, restored to lovely standards, guards red with black leather, proper and ready to use, $37,500. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206-467-6531. FAX 206-467-6532 WA 64 230SL CONVERTIBLE, beautiful white with dark blue leather, manual, drives great, interior needs some work, garaged in LA $14,500. 818767-0888 ext-343. CA 67 250SL, white/red. Factory ZF- 5-Speed, in collection since 1978. Recently restored. www.sportsleicht.com April, 2000  BMW & German Auto Locate/Broker Services WHOLESALE-DIRECT Great Lakes Auto if Tire Sales Now ON-LINE: www.gruppeb.com P.O. Box 301, PENINSULA, OHIO 44264 PHONE/FAX: (330) 659-3301 E-MAIL: gruppeb @ raex.com $35,000. Alex Dearborn, 978-887-6644. FAX 978-887-3889 MA May 67 300SE CABRIOLET, complete solid car, needs restoration, engine runs, $10,900. 949-650-4718. CA 67 2305L, only 17,500 miles on odometer, always garaged, very good condition, original parts, white with black interior, two tops, auto, a/c, $17,000. Gary, 914-7232492 eves. NY 70 280SL, green/tan. Auto, air, stored since '84. Recent major service. www.sportsleicht.com $23,000. Alex Dearborn, 978-887-6644. FAX 978-8873889 MA May 71 280SL, 69K orig miles, purchased from estate, original bill of sale, tools, auto, air, burgundy with bamboo leather, 2 tops, excellent condition, $21,500 OBO. 860676-8476. CT 79 450SL, silver with black soft top, 140K miles, runs like new. Garaged and ready for Spring $10,000. 609-465-7638. NJ April PORSCHE 52 COUPE, #11598, 148cc 4-cyl, Manhattan trophy winner, quite possibly the best example of its kind anywhere, $60,000. Mark or Greg, Dlr, 303-456-0041. CO Attention, BMW 507 Owners Now compiling information for upcoming book on the BMW 507. Author needs photos—factory, period, racing, literature, club information, any current owners. Suggestions welcome. Please contact Charles Crail. Phone (805) 568-1934 Fax (805) 568-1533 Gruppe 67 , 53 pre-A 356 coupe for restoration, engine already rebuilt by premier Porsche restorer in US and is a jewel, $15,000 invested, no time to wait, need to sell, $10,500 OBO. 717-867-2135. PA 55 PRE-A SPEEDSTER, 1600 Super, blue/blue buckskin, 16" wheels, total restoration, high bow top, excellent condition, $48,500. Terry, 818-597-1022. CA 63 356B NORMALE, cabriolet, silver/ black, straight CA car with matching numbers and rebuilt engine, fully restored 1999, including paint, chrome, rubber and full leather interior & top, $38,500. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510653-9754 CA 64 356SC CABRIOLET, detailed, excellent gaps, clean engine bay, ruby red/black, $44,500. 949-650-4718. CA 65 CABRIOLET, Bali blue, black leather, documented bare metal restoration, one of the very best available, $44,000 OBO. 941921-2624. FL 68 911S COUPE, full restoration of a dry CA car, 30K miles on correct "S" engine, has "RS" spoilers & Recaro type seats, otherwise a correct car. See photos: www.motoringinvestments.com $25,900 ONO. Brian, 619-466-4283 eves CA May 69 911T COUPE, original CA car, stored 20 years, then new paint, rebuilt engine, trans, no rust ever, #'s match, alloys, $13,000. 877-356-4930. CA 74 911 COUPE, silver/black, a/c, 59,841 unrestored miles, good records, super super tight, 2 owner AZ car, original low miles Survivor, $14,950 OBO. 520-990-0129. AZ 79 930 TURBO, VIN# 9309800642, Red/ tan, 110K miles, outstanding paint, dentfree, options include sunroof, power windows and mirrors, air conditioning,(that actually blows cold air!), full leather interior, rear window wiper and limited slip differential, 4 owner car with service records & receipts going back to purchase date, upgraded engine including turbo, intercooler, Ruf clutch & exhaust, 17 inch Kinesis Supercups, upgraded struts & torsion bars, Raceware head studs & Carrera chain tensioners, $30,000. Rob, 949-443-2233. CA April 91 911 CARRERA 4,29,000 miles, triple black, Alpine CD, phone, extras, 2nd owner, $42,500. 914-878-6078. 212-7696925.NY April Rare Porsche cars. www.elevenparts.com . CH April LITERATURE Manuals & Books for Mercedes, BMW, Porsche, Audi, VW, NSU, & Others: Service manuals, Parts manuals, Owners manuals, History Books; see www.books4cars.com 248-357-4750. 888-380-9277 toll free. MI May• PORSCHE RACE CARS 1967 Porsche 911R Super Lightweight race car. 2-door coupe, silver exterior/black interior. Correcttype 1991cc all-magnesium engine-225 HP. Nice. very original car. Good body exterior/interior. Runs well. Needs some minor cosmetic and mechanical work. ExMatsuda. No. 20 of only 20 Super Lightweight 911R race cars ever built by the factory for racing. Weighs only 1700 lbs. A very rare and special car. Asking $350,000 or offer. Serious inquires should fax Dominic at (206) 689-2433 or e-mail: dominicd@seattle.orcabay.com. 1972 Porsche 917-10 Championship-winning Spyder Can Am Car. Aluminum tube chassis, fiberglass body. White/red/ black, 4998cc aluminum/ magnesium flat 12 cylinder, twin turbo charged. 920 HP. Vasek Polak Racing. Have spare normally aspirated 5.4 liter engine available along with a set of body molds. Winner of 1972 Can-Am Championship, and three races in '72. One of only three 917-10 race cars ever built by the factory for racing. A special car for a special driver. Serious inquiries should fax Dominic at (206) 689-2433 or email: dominicd@seattle.orcabay.com. 69

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 EIMIMr Resource Director; AUCTION COMPANIES Blackhawk Collection/"The Auction." 925/736-3444, fax 925/736-4375. 3600 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville, CA 94506-3600. fax 415/391-4040. 500 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA 94102. England: 44-171-2288000, fax 44-171-585-0830. Christie's. 310/385-2699, fax 3 10/3850246 360 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. www.christies.com Coys of Kensington. 44-171-584-7444, fax 44-171-584-2733. 2-4 Queen's Gate Mews, London, England SW7 5QJ. Dana Mecum Auction Company. 815/ 568-8888, fax 815/568-6615. P.O. Box 422, Marengo, IL 60152. 0791, fax 602/244-1538, 5530 E. Washington, Phoenix, AZ 85034. e-mail: info@barrett-jackson.com USA.  Brooks  415/391-4000, Kruse International. 800/968-4444, fax 219/925-5467. P.O. Box 190, Auburn, IN 46706. Dan Kruse Classic Car Productions. 210/495-4777. 11202 Disco Dr., San Antonio, TX 78216. Kensington Motor Group Inc. 516/ 537-1868, fax 516/537-2641. P.O. Box 2277, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. KenMotor@aol.com 4575, fax 519/351-1337. 825 Park Ave. West, Chatham, Ontario, Canada N7M 5J6. Silver Auctions. 800/255-4485. 2020 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205. silver@ spokane.net ; www.silverauctions.com Spectrum Auction Company. 818/225- Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions. 760/320-3290, fax 760/323-7031. 602 East Sunny Dunes Rd., Palm Springs, CA 92264. www.classic-carauction.com RM Classic Car Auctions. 519/352- 8828, 760/323-1057, 805/966-6940, fax 818/225-8848. 23291 Ventura Boulevard, Woodland Hills, CA 91364. www.spectrumauctions.com 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/fax 802/362-4719. 25-plus years experience nationwide and internationally. Single cars or entire collections. Brass cars to contemporary supercars. Complete services from pre-purchase to insurance, donation, estate, expert witness. e-mail: dbrownell@sprynet.com West Coast Auto Appraisals. 310/827- Monterey Classic Car Auction. 800/ 211-4371. P.O. Box 1889, 601 Capitol Ave., Vallejo, CA 94590. Barrett-Jackson Auction. 602/273- of Appraisers). e-mail: dhkinney@ usappraisal.com; web: www. usappraisal.com (VA) 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 European Appraisal Service. ++4113721785, fax ++41137153 68. 20 years experience in sport cars appraisals. Specialized in Porsche and other post-war cars. Restoration inspections and professional condition reports. Support in shipping, custom, banking. Speaking 4 languages. Elevenparts AG, Box 107, 8046 Zurich, Switzerland. Marinello@ elevenparts.com Joseph L. Troise Appraisals. 415/332- Oldtimer Garage. 41-31-819 00 00, fax 41-31-819 51 91. Gurbestrasse 3, CH3125, Toffen, Bern, Switzerland. www.oldtimergarage.com racing cars. Automotive books, videos, art library. 7456 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037. COLLECTOR CAR INSURANCE Hagerty Classic Auto Insurance. 800/ 922-4050. No-hassle coverage for your collector car. Plans tailored for your needs. Extremely cost effective. that puts authorized dealers to shame! To maintain and restore your Alfa, vintage or current. 6644 San Fernando Rd., Glendale, CA 91201. 9435, fax 510/524-3636. Large selection of parts from 1900 series to Milano. Efficient, personal service. 1221 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710. Jon Norman's Alfa Parts. 510/525- Chase & Heckman, Inc. 215/ 248-4445 or 215/836-1274. Special insurance for special cars. No restrictions—subject to your annual mileage. Auto Appraisal Group. 800/848-2886. Serving 33 states, valuation, insurance, divorce, trusts, estates, charitable gifts, diminished value, pre-purchase inspections, expert witness. www.autoappraisal.com , email: aag@autoappraisal.com. "Not just one man's opinion." CLASSIC CAR TRANSPORT Cosdel International. 415/777-2000, fax 415/543-5112. Now in its 33rd year of international transport. Complete service, including import/export, customs clearances, DOT & EPA, air/ocean, loading & unloading of containers. Contact Martin Button, (CA) e-mail: www.info@ cosdel.com; web site: http:// www.cosdel.com Passport Transport. 800/325-4267, fax 314/878-7295. Classic and specialty cars delivered anywhere in the USA. Special event services, including Pebble Beach, Monterey Historics, Barrett-Jackson, Chicago Histories. etc. 26 years of experience, insured, dependable. (MO) jjbest@capecod.net 111•1■1.  1965, fax 508/945-6006. The largest national leader on Antique, Classic, Exotic, Rod and Sports Cars with rates starting at 8.49% 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. COLLECTOR CAR LEASING Putnam Leasing. 800/278-0071, fax 203/629-1937. Established in 1983, Putnam Leasing is the nation's preeminent leasing company of classic, exotic and luxury automobiles. Our key to success is offering our clients professional service with integrity. We create tailor-made programs that will exceed your expectations to lease the legends. 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. wvvw.intercity lines.com (MA) TNT, INC. 518/236-4166, fax 5 18/2364549. Personalized auto transport service—door to door, coast to coast, open carrier or enclosed carrier. Winching and 24 hour security. First class equipment. Dependable and insured. (NY) AUTOMOBILIA Spyder Enterprises: 516/367-1616, fax 516/367-3260. Authentic vintage posters and memorabilia (1950-60s). Safety accessories: Halon fire extinguishers; patented lead-alloy knock-off hammers; Ferrari tool kits. Free 30 page list (SASE + $1 postage) RFD 1682, Syosset, NY 11791. 8400, 310/753-2166. Southern California based auto appraiser. Licensed member of IAAA, expert witness, experienced with IRS, tax evaluations, dissolutions of estates and marriages, accepted by banks and insurance companies nationwide. Free phone advice. (CA) 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) Cosmopolitan Motors. 206/467-6531, fax 206/267-6532. Full auto appraisal service. 2030 8th Ave., Seattle, WA 98121. 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 70  BUY/SELL/GENERAL Cosmopolitan Motors. 206/467-6531, fax 206/267-6532. 2030 8th Ave., Seattle, WA 98121. European and American exotic cars. We covet the rare and unusual, whether pedigreed or proletarian. Fantasy Junction. 510/653-7555, fax 510/653-9754. Large selection of exotic street & race cars. 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. 619/459-3500, fax 619/459-3512. Specialize in the buying and selling of historic sports cars and 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.WItyNotLease.com Premier Financial Services. 203/267- tory. List your business, product or service here. Fifty words, only $240 per year. Call 503/261-0555 for information. RESOURCE DIRECTORY Advertise in the SCM Resource Direc- 8657, fax 503/223-6953. Award-winning interior restoration. Leather dyeing and color matching. 431 NW 9th, Portland, OR 97209. RESTORATION/GENERAL Guy's Interior Restorations. 503/224- Creative Workshop. 954/920-3303. 118 NW Hill St., Dania, FL 33004. 1st Place Results. Antique, exotic and vintage race car restorations our specialty! Quality at realistic rates. Over 25 years experience. No job too small. Brochure available. VINTAGE EVENTS Cannonball Baker Classic. Contact East: Brock Yates 716/495-6200, fax 716/ 495-6286. West: Martin Swig 415/2922701, fax 415/292-2790. New York City to San Francisco, California. September 15 to September 22, 2000. Cannonball Classic Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, 500 miles per day on "Blue" highways. Untimed Hosted overnight stops. ALFA ROMEO Parts Alfa Ricambi. 818/956-7933, fax 818/ 956-5160. Comprehensive supply of parts COLLECTOR CAR FINANCING J.J. Best & Company. 1-800-USA- 4435, 804/973-0555, fax 804/973-2368. Huge computerized inventory of Alfa/Fiat/ Lancia parts, 1956 to present. Excellent, knowledgeable service. Fast! 68-page catalog. Route 29 North, PO Box 9036, Charlottesville, VA 22906-9036. Black Bart's Emporium. 800/473- International Auto Parts. 800/788- 0078, 219/471-7278, fax 219/471-6359. 2639 Goshen Road, Ft. Wayne, IN 46808. America's largest supply of badges and emblems for Alfas and other exotics, plus other interesting special parts. Complete your restoration. Giuliettas/Giulias. Al Leake, 800/ HOT-SHOE, fax 831/338-2031. Raceproven competition suspensions. Reproduction fiberglass hoods, trunks, doors, front-end and rear-end clips, reproduction fiberglass Veloce cold air boxes, etc. Many parts cars Giulietta/Giulia being disassembled. Complete restored vintage racers and street cars. (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 & Lancia parts on the east coast. Decades of experience—we know these cars, and we know the right parts. VISA/MC. Orders, http:/www.difatta.com Re-Originals. 281/807-1945, fax 281/ 807-1946. THE US Source for Original Upholstery Materials, Original Rubber Mats & Gaskets, and Original, New European Taillights, Headlights, Grilles and Door Panels for Most Italian Cars ('47'78). Additional Distributors Wanted. Repairs / Restoration Britalia, Ltd. 510/548-0240, 2210 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA 94702. We are SPICA and Bosch fuel-injection specialists with 25 years experience servicing Alfa Romeo. We are also intimate with many Maseratis. Nasko's Imports. 503/771-1472, 5409 SE Francis, Portland, OR 97206. Oregon's oldest and most respected Alfa repair and performance tuning facility. Milano spoken here! Ask about our used Alfas for sale. Fast work, fair prices. Italian Performance/GTV City. Don, 650/508-8178. 565-A Bragato Rd., San Carlos, CA 94070. Performance modifications, service, repair & restoration for Italian automobiles. Allow us to do a restoration for you. Dan Sommers' Euro Auto Service. 503/ 274-0064. 1313 W. Burnside, Portland, OR 97209. More than two decades of helping Alfa, Ferrari, Maserati & Lamborghini owners keep their cars on the road while not emptying their bank accounts. Other foreign cars serviced as well. ENGLISH British Car magazine. 800/520-8292. The American magazine for British car enthusiasts. Classic profiles, historical articles, club events, technical information, restoration advice. One year (six issues) is $22.95. Repairs / Restorations / Race Sports and Vintage Cars, Inc. ph/fax 503/254-4012, 4815 NE 97th, Portland, OR 97220. 36 years of British car repair to a very high standard. Also prep cars for vintage racing and rallying. Jags, TRs, MGs, Healeys, Morgans, Lotus and oddball orphans like Riley and Singer Sports Car Market

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welcomed. Call Peter or Sue Price. AC 3225, fax 503/646-4009. US Registrar: Jim Feldman, 11955 SW Faircrest St., Portland, OR 97225-4615 USA. The World's largest organization of AC owners and enthusiasts. AC ownership not required. Monthly magazine. Austin Healey - CUSA, fax 503/528-0533. P.O. Box 6197, San Jose, CA 95150. Oldest national Austin-Healey club and factory club heritage. The resource for all current and future owners. Members receive Austin-Healey Magazine, Resource Book, calendar, tech assistance, book discount. Annual dues still just $35. Visa/MC accepted. Visit our web site: www.healey.org 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. Aston Martin 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 concourse, rally, slalom. Members receive bi-monthly Jaguar Journal magazine. http://www.jnca.com Route 66 Classic Restoration. 918/ 851-7866, fax 918/438-7866. 15300 E. Pine St. Tulsa, OK 74116. Built to order. Exterior color, interior color and material, drive-line, wheels, tires, brakes, all your choice. Order your MGA today. Offered by Mirage Motorcars LLC. MGA Peter Hageman, Vintage Automobiles. 206/954-1961, fax 425/287-0660. P.O. Box 554, Kirkland, WA 98033. Prewar European autos, Bentley and Rolls-Royce, specializing in vintage Bentleys. Rolls Royce/Bentley - FERRARI / MASERATI / LAMBO ETC. Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo. Sales, 800/547-4455, 503/255-7560. Service & Parts, 800/944-6483, 503/257-9655. America's oldest & most dedicated Ferrari (and Lotus) dealer. New & used exotic cars. Also, huge parts department with fast, fast service. 203 NE 122nd Ave., Portland, OR 97203. 2690, fax 949/650-2730. 922 Sunset Dr. Costa Mesa, CA 92627. Specializing in sales of Ferrari & other exotics. Consignments, brokerage services, references available. Extensive computer database. Whether buying or selling, call. I constantly collect and sell all Ferraris, Maseratis & Lamborghinis. 310/ 274-7440, fax 310/274-9809. If I don't have what you seek, I can usually find it for you (at low prices). Please, call anytime for straight advice on the market. Finder's fee gladly paid. Randy Simon. (CA) Gentry Lane Lamborghini. 416/535- Garry Roberts & Company. 949/650- 9900, fax 416/535-8152. Also Canada's largest Ferrari parts inventory. Under new ownership. Call today with your needs. Jason Popovich, Canada (ON) Brian D. Moore Restorations. 916/ 635-3559, fax 916/635-5824. 2347 Gold River Rd., Gold River, CA 95670. Specializing in restoration and reconstruction of exotic and vintage racing motorcars. Ap- April, 2000  Austin-Healey Club USA. 888/4AH- JVVF Restorations, Inc. 503/643-3225, fax 503/646-4009. Jim Feldman, 11955 SW Faircrest St., Portland, OR 97225-4615 USA. AC restoration specialist. 35 years experience. Partial to full restorations done to street or concours standards. AC Owner's Club Limited. 503/ 643- praising 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. symbolicmotors .com GT Motors. 818/546-2971, fax 818/ 546-2812. 741 W. Broadway, Glendale, CA 91204. Sales, service and concourswinning restorations of Ferrari. Always a wide range of quality cars in stock for sale. Friendly, top notch service at reasonable rates. Always in the market to purchase interesting Ferraris in any condition. Nastasi Racing Car Corp. 718/706- Michael Sheehan. 949/646-6086, fax 949/646-6978. Always looking for cars to buy, from rare one-offs to serial production ordinaries. Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus— call me first or call me last, I'll make you the best cash offer. Buyers—let me use my thousand-plus car data base to help you find a car, or verify the history of one you are looking at. (CA) 7400, fax 718/706-8135. 27-19, 44th Dr. L.I.C. NY 11101. Expert service on all exotics. Specializing in Lambo service and parts. Buy & sell used cars. Former dealer and distributor. (NY) Thomas Shaughnessy Consulting. 949/366-6211, fax 949/366-6827. Professional buyer of Ferraris, primarily '50s, '60s, and '70s. Also have extensive Lambo and Maser experience. Additionally deal in Ferrari engines. Plus—have more than 350 Ferrari wheels in stock. Call today for straight talk and honest advice. San Clemente, CA. GERMAN Mercedes-Benz Sports Leicht Restoration, Inc. Call Alex Dearborn or Bruce Adams in Tons- field, MA. 978/887-6644, fax 978/8873889. A vintage Mercedes full service company, specializing in the 190SL. Large database of older MBs for sale. Free listing for your car. Mercedes-Benz Club of America. 800/ 637-2360. MBCA, 1907 Lelaray St., Colorado Springs, CO 80909. World's largest Mercedes-Benz club, 33,000 members, all models, 1886-onward; excellent 120-page color magazine, The Star, with how-to tech articles, history, new models, racing, hundreds of cars for sale, ads free to members, much more. New car raffle, tech assistance, national events, more; dues $35/yr. www.mbca.org Estep, 530/345-6701. 776 Cessna, Chico, CA 95928. Dedicated to the enjoyment and preservation of 1954 to 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Coupes and Roadsters. You do not have to be an owner to belong. Member benefits include: twelve monthly magazines per year plus a national convention that rotates its location around the country. Also, reproduction parts and much more. 1500. 280SLs exclusively. 20 plus 280 SLs in stock for sale in any price range from above average drivers to show quality. Not a broker, we own all our inventory and are aggressively looking to buy top quality 280SLs. Technical and restoration advice always just a phone call away. Locations in New Jersey and Arizona. www.tonylabella.com Tony LaBella Classic Cars. 856/424- Porsche Market Letter. 888/928-9111, fax 760/940-9170. Send check or Visa/MC to PML/SC, PO Box 6010, Oceanside, CA 92058. 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 $75). PMLetter@aol.com; www.pmletter.com Porsche Gull Wing Group International. Gary 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 $25 annually. Membership information: Barbara Skirmants. 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. • AMERICAN Shelby Display Ad Index 23 AAA Advantage Transport  71 Alfa Ricambi  Barrett-Jackson  Blackhawk, "The Auction" .... 8 Brian D. Moore  Brooks Europe  Brooks USA  Carcoon America  Carrera Motors  Centerline  Chequered Flag  Christie's Int.  Classic Showcase  Cosmopolitan Motors  Crail, Charles  Euro Auto Service  Garry Roberts  Grundy Insurance  Gruppe B  GT Motors  Hagerty Insurance  Horseless Carriage  Imperial Palace  Intercity Lines  J.C. 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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • SCM Auction Report: RM Auctions Phoenix, AZ Auction Reports, continued from page 55 and in good driving condition, with fulltool kit. Even a Jaguar judge couldn't find flaws on this car. Hard to believe it had been driven except for evidence of photographs from recent tour. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $58,000. High offer likely didn't come near the investment in this stunner, but fyou wanted aflawless 150, this was the car to blow all the egg money on. However, hard to image someone offering much more for a non"S" coupe. . . #226-1962 AUSTIN-HEALEY MARK II 4-seat Roadster. S/N HBT7L13905. Red/ Decent driver, but well-used, with polish swirls in finish, chips around edges of panels, and rubber seals worn. Engine compartment dirty but in good order. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $29,700. Price was about right for the car 's condition. Bought at low end of V12 SIII roadster range. #208-1976 TRIUMPH TR6 Convertible, factory hardtop. SN CF58228U0. Tahiti blue/ tan. LHD. Odo: 70 miles. Claimed to be all acquired taste, as these cars don't have the reliability or performance of the later A cars. A strong price, but on the money for the most expensive Porsche you could buy in '53. If the color is Kardex correct, it adds to the value. #224-1954 MERCEDES-BENZ 3005L Gullwing. S/N 198-040-450061. Silver/red leather. LHD. Original car with new good re- black/red piping. LHD. Triple carburetors. Occasional rear seats; not quite as desirable as two-seat model. Car has benefited from careful, knowledgeable restoration; all bits and pieces on the car are original or correct, including period factory luggage rack. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $29,150. Fairly bid and bought. Triple-carb cars were built only in '62 and have a cult following. #218-1964 JAGUAR XICE Roadster. S/N J64880616. Blue/dark blue. LHD. Chrome original with only 500 miles covered but wear and tear suggested differently. Stone chips on grille and rocker panels looked recent. Rust on engine parts, on other hand, looked like result of careless storage. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $31,900. Despite low mileage, this is an extraordinary price for a TR6. And all you can do is ratchet down the value by driving it or put it in a hermetically sealed bag and wish you could drive it. FRENCH CARS #244-1938 BUGATTI TYPE 57 ARAVIS Convertible Coupe. Body by Gangloff. S/N 5773647C. Engine# 47C. French blue/black. paint, new chrome and interior. Never completely restored, just refurbished as necessary. A handsome driver. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $171,600. As with Daytona fans, all the Gullwing enthusiasts think these cars are worth more than they sellfor But considering the number ofGullwings with high-buck, Pebble Beach restorations selling in the $200K range this original, nice, but not exceptional car seems filly priced. #220-1961 PORSCHE 3568 Cabriolet. Body by Reutter. S/N 155 126. Black/black. wire wheels, wide whitewalls, correct accessory fog lights. Restored and sold a year ago. No flaws; good detailing job all that is required to show car in any concours. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $58,850. Seen before at BarrettJackson 1999. Sold at that time for $53,500. Fair enough. #258-1974 JAGUAR SERIES DI XKE V12 roadster. SN UE1 S23944. Dark red/tan. LHD. RHD. Repainted in the '60s, interior largely original and decent. Mechanically supposedly excellent. Supercharged. Appears to be complete. Paint cracking badly. Minor rust on body, chrome and wheels. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $760,000. The Aravis is considered to be one of the best-looking Bugatti convertible coupes. Only 2 supercharged models. The record for a Stelvio Cabriolet is $440K, so $760K should have been enough. However; when will the next Aravis come up for sale? GERMAN CARS #203-1953 PORSCHE 356 cabriolet. Body by Reutter. S/N 60172. Engine# 40473. Black/red. LHD. Correct baby moon hubcaps on incorrect 15" wheels. Speedster side spear adds visual appeal, but is wrong for the car. Very exotic 1500 S roller crankshaft engine has 70 hp DIN and was top of the line. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $33,000. Any "pre-A" 356 is an April, 2000  LHD. Original New Mexico car with groundup restoration complete with receipts for baremetal respray, new top and interior. Claimed original pans. Fitted with improper 912 engine. Reproduction chrome wheels. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $36,300. All the money for a pretty Cabrilet in good colors with a wrong motor Black was a rare color in 1961 and it was unclear if the color was correct for this car. Regardless, this Cabriolet, if well put together; will be a joy to drive with the 90 hp engine. #255-1966 VOLKSWAGEN 21-window Microbus. S/N 246147867. Red with white/ tan. LHD. Nice restoration with attention to often overlooked trim and rubber items. 73

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  SCM Auction Report: roeztizs sche 911s. Imagine. However, there now seems to be one at every auction, and prices won't stay strong forever. #253-1961 FERRARI 250 SWB CALIFORNIA Spyder. Body by Scaglietti. S/N 3119. Eng.# 3119. Red/tan. LHD. Odo: 50,148 miles. Sunroof. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $28,100. Just a little more than the Fiat Jolly and look at all the extra seats and windows you get. $25-35K is the range for wonderful Microbuses, and, given the complexity of the restoration process, the prices are likely to stay strong. #240-1967 PORSCHE 910/6 Race Car. SIN 910-009. White/gray cloth. LHD. Fiber- LHD. Odo: 70 miles. A brand new old Beetle. Original miles. Wouldn't score high in today's "over restored" Concours venues, but for originality it can't be beat. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $23,100. Presents the buyer of the new/old car with a dilemma. A car you can't drive, unless you don't mind depreciation of $1.00 a mile. Fully priced, and unlikely to go much higher, even with the current resurgence of Beetlemania. #264-1985 PORSCHE 930 TURBO (RUF) 2-door Coupe. Body by Porsche and Ruf. S/N WPO ZZZ 93ZFS 0. Guards red/tan. LHD. glass bodied race car successor to the 906. 2.0-liter twin-plug single overhead cam flat 6 w/Bosch mech. f.i. Both aerodynamic enhancements and the ability to accept the flat8 motor distinguish the 910 from the 906. Won the under 2-liter World Championship '67. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $230,000. The bid would not buy a good 906, much less a 910. Just 28 examples of the 910 were built, less than half the number of 906s. Race cars take a sophisticated audience. The consignor was right to wait and try again later. #232-1976 PORSCHE 934 TURBO RSR 2-door. S/N 9306700164. India red/black. LHD. Started life as a non-USA stock Turbo, Desirable covered headlight model, but otherwise standard steel SWB. Restored 10 years ago and class winner in 1990 Pebble Beach Concours. Holding up well, some engine hardware not up to today's concours standards. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $1,265,000. Top of the price range. If representative, it means these cars have doubled in the last 2 years. $2K shouldfvc minor detailing problems and car would get a 1st in National Ferrari Club Concours. #229-1963 FERRARI 250 LUSSO Berlinetta. Body by Scaglietti. S/N 5193. Engine# 5193 restamped. Silver/black leather. LHD. Odo: 30,389 miles. Nice old driver with Alois Ruf is a well-regarded European aftermarket tuner of Porsches. His modifications to this car include slant-nose front fenders, wider tires and BBS alloy wheels, bigger brakes, stiffer suspension, claimed 450 hp. Previous owner, Jose Canseco. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $30,800. The modifications harm the reliability and driveability ofthis non-US car which, in 300 hp stock trim, is already tightly wound. Fair price to both buyer and seller—especially if Canseco drove it with the same intensity he hits a ball. ITALIAN CARS #261-1957 FIAT 500 JOLLY. S/N 1100760031. Turquoise blue/wicker. LHD. High buck restoration on what is essentially a upgraded by the factory into a full Group 4 race car. First in class at Le Mans in '76, upgraded to 935 for Group 5 and placed 3rd in class at Le Mans in '79. Good documentation from original owner. Claimed 485 hp. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $92,000. One of the wildest production-based race cars ever built. Today, the best use of this car is terrifying yourself on Porsche Club track day, or having Hurley Haywood drive it for you at the vintage races. Bid was $25K low, given the provenance. #204-1979 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE Convertible. S/N 1592029849. Black/black. 74  recent mediocre repaint. Wire wheels rusty Headliner and interior original and showing hard life. Chassis spray-can clean. Engine not detailed, many non-original bits, appears nonoriginal, block restamped with wrong size dies. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $121,000. Sold to phone bidder Supposedly $20K spent recently on engine and adding an overdrive. More than enough for a Lusso that might be a good driver, but overall tired look implies a lot of expensive work ahead to make it even a 90 pointer. #257-1980 MASERATI MERAK SS Coupe. S/N 2227778. Red/brown leather. LHD. Odo: 90,089 miles. One of the last built of 278 SS versions. Very original and very nice glorified golf cart. Beautifully done. This is the rarer 487cc model, with the "faster" 633cc being more common. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $24,200. Just the thing to accessorize your private island retreat. Jollys are now bringing, higher prices than 308 GT4s and early Por- condition. With the jettisoning of the complex Citroen hydraulics in 1978, and the bigger tires, Sports Car Market

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••••• ••••• •••••• • ••••••• • ••• • • •• • ••• • ••• • • • • •• • ••  the Merak SS is a low-cost, fairly trouble free alternative to a Ferrari. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $18,000. Unfortunately, Maseratis continue to languish in the market. Announced sold at $18K, later results indicated no sale; bidding was very light. High indicated mileage might have scared off buyers. $ 18K is enough. #200A-1983 FERRARI-scale 308 GTS Junior Targa Top. Body by Agostini. S/N N/A. Red/black. LE1D. Powered by 11-hp price. The 6-cylinder slushbox '53s aren't much fun to drive, but with only 200 or so left, have become solid investments. #213-1960 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Roadster. Body by Fisher. S/N 00867S107824. Red with white insets/black vinyl. LHD. An- Briggs & Stratton with electric start. Fiberglass/ Kevlar body, 280 kg with independent front and rear suspension, hydraulic shocks. Maximum speed 28 mph. Scale 1:1.5 Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $13,200. RM sold one just like it at Monterey last August for $25,300, making this a good buy. List price in 1986 was $12,400, dealer cost $8,060. Is there a lesson here for the junior set about depreciation of replicars? #246-1997 FERRARI F50 GT1 Berlinefta. S/N 003. Engine# 003. Red/black. LHD. SCM Auction Report: roet:dons AZ SOLD AT $88,000. A huge price, but evidence of the market 's fascination with this last of the stylish Corvettes, before they started looking like toys you get in a cereal box. #236-1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE L88 Coupe. Body by Fisher. S/N 194377S115791. Red/red vinyl. LHD. One of 20 in '67 with the 600 bhp aluminum head L88 other of the f. i. straight-axle cars that are attracting buyers. This 3-owner, resale-red car, changed from the original blue, is all numbers matching. Combined with a high-point restoration and all documentation, it's just what every auctioneer dreams about. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $57,800. The '60s aren't as highly valued in some circles as the '62s with the first 327, but you wouldn't find a good one for much less than $50K today. And if trends continue, look for $60K+ in a couple of years. #215-1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Roadster. Body by Fisher. S/N 194675S103364. Red/red leather. LHD. Last year for f.i. 327ci L84 engine rated at 375 hp. Designed to win Le Mans in '95 and '96, the GT1, made obsolete by rule changes, never made it to the Sartre circuit. Subject of a oneday test run at Willow Springs in 1998, this 3rd and last GT was only 2 seconds faster than a stock F50 roadster. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,430,000. Twice the price of an F50, the buyer bought a lot of exclusivity with little performance edge over the fantastic stock F50. Will its value hold up? Cars without real competition achievements have not been the best investment, no matter how rare. U.S. CARS #222-1953 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Roadster. Body by Fisher. S/N E53F001032. White/red vinyl. LHD. Body-off restoration of the 35th out of 300 '53s made. Stored since with only 16 miles. Apparently never judged to NCRS standards. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $88,000. Sister car S/N 35 sold at Florida auction in Jan. for $84,500 and S/N 65 sold in Oct. '98 for over $85K, making this a market April, 2000  engine. Replacement engine with correct date code. Radio and heater delete. 4-speed. Bloomington Gold certification in 1994. Superb in every way. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $320,000. Twelve known to exist out of the original 20. Recorded bids for others have been in the $250-350K range, but there have been no publicly recorded sales to refer to. However, it looks like it will take $350K to own a perfect L88 today. #207-1995 CHEVROLET CORVETTE ZRI. Body by Fisher. S/N 1G lYZ22J6558001. Thirteen options including K.O. wheels, teak steering wheel, off-road exhaust. All numbers matching. Extensive history and restoration documentation. Can't fault. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $77,000. Normally a $40K car. However, the number of options and the complete documentation, combined with the high-quality restoration, justified this over-the-top price. #214-1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Roadster. Body by Fisher. S/N 194677S108955. Black/black. LHD. Zero miles, not counting auction-block mileage, since late '98 restoration. Excellent condition. Desirable big block 427/435 engine missing only the optional aluminum heads. Numbers matching and complete documentation. Cond: 1-. Red/red. LHD. Odo: 10,123 miles. One owner, 10,000 miles, as new. Hand-built, Lotus-designed twin overhead cam aluminum engine. 6speed. '94 and '95 were the lowest production years, and had the distinctive 5-spoke wheels. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $39,600. Still depreciating, the market is full of seldom-driven, lowmileage ZR1s. Considered as a used car, this is a decent buy. As an investment, it won't beat the S&P 500 or even come close.• Subscribe today! 1 yr, $48. 1-800-289-2819 75

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irs1  Jilils.lard.; Myr "S Fifty collectors, four seminars, three fieldwalks and a magnificent Saturday night dinner made up the 3rd Annual SCM Insider's tour: Above: Publisher Martin explains why waving wildly to your friend across the room while bidding is going on is a bad idea. Right: Seminar particpants learning how to use the SCM Insider's Tour souvenir refrigerator magnet as a Bondo detector. SCM'er Tom lnnes of Scottsdale, Arizona, went home Is th this restored '64 220 SEb. ED. informs European Editor Giuseppe Tomasetti that in America, it's okay to be drinking a beer, eating a double cheeseburger and bidding on a car all at the same time. C(I te  ;portsCarMarket 'oLd  Speedvision commentator Alain de Cadenet (center) remarks that all French cars, especially Facel Vegas, are good investments while ED. tries to hide his grin. Copy editor Cecile Nierodzinski hawking SCM geegaws. ittOcoller This restored 1957 Chrysler 300C now belongs to SCM'ers Ed & Janet Hermes of Cincinnati, Ohio. Tour participant John Fitzpatrick of Redding, California, vowed not to  bid on anything he couldn't take  home on his bicycle.  ED. tells Christie:s Dermott Chichester that just because '57 Chevy Bel Air convertibles are now worth more than Ferrari Boxers, it doesn't mean the end of civilization as we know it.

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- Cosmopolitan Motors AUTOMOBILES 1957 Alfa Romeo GiuliettaSprintVeloce, 3 projects .... $18,000 for all three 1958 Alfa Romeo 750 Spyder, Nice Driver  1928 Alfa Romeo 6C1500, James Yotmg  1960 Affa Romeo 2000 Touring Spyder 2 Ambitious Projects .... $4,500 ea 1978 Mercedes-Benz 450 SL, Ivar's Car  1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia Spyder, Another Project  1968 AMX, Red/White stripe, 390 original  1937 Bugatti Type 57 Atalante, Supercharged  BugattiTypes 35,37,40,44,49,50,51,52,55,57  1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spyder, Lots of work to be done 1987 Chevrolet 1 Ton Dually Crewcab, Modified/Restored l955Cisitalia8o8XFConvertible, 1 OffConceptCar  Delahaye 135M/MS Several To Choose From  1961 DKW 1000 SP, Restored Roadster  1942 Dodge WC56 Power Wagon Command Car  1966 Ferrari 330 GTS Very Original  1985 Ferrari 308 GTSL Black/Black  1960 Fiat 0.S.CA. Spyder, Red/Black  1960 Fiat 1500 Spyder, Nice Original, No Motor  1964 Fiat 1500 Spyder Factory Hard Top  1973 Ford MustangConvertible  1964 FordThunderbird Coupe, Original  1920 Hispano Suiza 8-10 H.P. Tourer  1971150 Rivolta Lele, 1 of 260 made, 351, 5 Speed  1969 Jaguar E Type Roadster, 4 speed Red/Black, Restored  1972 Lamborghini Jarama, Red/Black  1995 Land Rover Discovery, 73K Original Miles, White/Tan 1962 LanciaFlaminia Super Sport Zagato  1965 Lancia Flaminia Super Sport Zagato  1956 Lotus 11, Le Mans fairing, Race Ready  1979 Maserati Merak SS Superb  $110,000 $18,500 1961 MGA 1600 Roadster, Red and Restored  1965 and up MGB Roadsters, 6 To Choose From  1958 Mercedes-Benz 220 SEc, Restored  1963 Mercedes-Benz Unimog, Restored  $8,500 1993 Nissan Pathfinder, Lady Owned &Maintained  $650,000 1974 Porsche 9142.0 Litre, Great Runner  Inquire 1983 Renault R5 Turbo H, Black/Fan, 1 Owner  $6,750 1962 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II, Restored/needs motor work  $78,000 1965 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud, Right hand drive  $75,000 andup 1951 Siata Grand Sport Cabriolet, One-off alloy  $12,500 1962 SunbeamAlpine Convertible  $165,000 $2,500 $16,500 1977 Vogue Motorcoach, Once owned by Richard Boone  AIRCRAFT $37,500 1994 Kamov KA 32 Russian Helicopters  $9,500 Fully refitted, 3 in stock WATERCRAFT $3,000 1947 Harco 40' Mahogany Pleasure Yacht  $95,000 Very nice boat, formerly of the Miller Brewing family, $21,500 hence its name "High Life" $23,500 1969 Sea Ray Pachanga 18'  $23,500 $19,950 $60,000 fully documented, pair  ANTIQUE FURNITURE $8,750 Twin 440s. Cruises at 27 lcts. Art Deco head turner. Expensive when new. $3,300 1958 Richardson 41  Runs beautifully, long term owner. New outdrive. Fast, fun ski boat with EZ Loader trailer. $40,000 1790 Louis XVI walnut armchairs - Recently recaned, $75,000 $32,000 1870 American cherrywood chamber pot. Excellent  $48,000 $3,000 1977 Mercedes-Benz 450 SEL 6.9, Executive Driver  $3,500 1926 Morris Cowley Tourer, LovelyCar  $18,500 from $1,000 $38,000 $25,000 1880 Restoration/Federalist Parisian chairs, pair  1890 Parson's couch - restored  1920 Canebacked lounge chairs, pair  HISTORICAL ANTIQUE MILLWORK $$315 0 $12,999 The complete interior of Seattle's Austin Bell Building. A turn of the century $12,995 $15,000 $9,500 $4,500 building for which the downtown neighborhood "Belltown" was named. Doors, windows, baseboard, wainscoting, elaborate rails and balustrades, a steam-powered elevator with cut glass, beams, treads, and bricks. $16,500 $32,500 AUGUSTE RODIN $85,000 $2,850 $28,500 $2,300,000 each $22,500 Casts from the original lifetime plasters by the father of modern sculpture, Auguste Rodin. Numerous proper bronzes including, The Thinker, Eve, The Walking Man and multiple other pieces. Own a real cast from the most famous master of sculptor of all time. VINTAGE WINES Expensive, extensive, eclectic Collection of Bordeaux, Burgundy, Californian, Washingtonian, Oregonian, and Italian collector wines. Old vintages to recent releases. Inquire. RIVERS OF CHOCOLATE $65,000 Decadent confections from the Mayan Jungle. Our genetically pure chocolate from our Cocoa PlantationTM will delight your desires. We grow and manufacture the world's best cocoa: from bean to truffle we supply the commodity to the petit four. Wholesale, distributor, and retail, we can specially design any product for any occasion. Check out our website at www.exoticchocolate.com . FERRARIANA $8,500 World dass collection of numerous period posters, prints, lithographs and sculptures to do with Ferrari and other vintage marques BUGATIT ACCESSORIES $15,000 Dozens of early and recent Bugatti collectibles, accessories and artwork.  $3,000 Inquire $2,500 ,800 • We are experts in shipping. • We appraise collector cars world-widefor insurance or settlements. (206)467 65310 Fax(206)467-6532 2030 8th Avenue • Seattle, Washington 98121 www.cosmopolitanmotors.com -

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ADAM 1936 Rolls-Royce Phantom III Touring Limousine by Barker. Chassis #3AZ222. RI-ID. A very sporty example of this mighty marque. Mason's black with hunter green leather and ebony interior woodwork. Superb condition and extensive history. $79,500. Financing available. Charles S. Crail Automobiles. (805) 568-1934, fax (805) 568-1533. (CA) (Apr.) 1967 Austin-Healey 3000 MK III. Black with red leather, 3.0 liters, 150 horsepower, 4-speed w/overdrive. An extremely original example with 45,000 miles and documents. Even has the original spare tire! For exotics and classics, call Jim at F-40 Motorsports, (860) 342-5705, 10am-5pm, or www.f40.com (CT) (Apr.) 1967 Yenko Camaro RS. 427 engine, 425 horsepower. 427 emblem on front fender. Corvette side pipes. Automatic, 25K original miles. Documented example originally ordered by Chevy dealer for his daughter. Original sales invoice. Restored. Price: S100,000. Dale Gurvis, (800) 222-1168 or (336) 274-5000; fax (336) 275-7374. 1929 Rolls-Royce Woody Wagon. Chassis #GX03. French body. Lovely, restored condition. Brewster green with red leather interior. Very rare, great for touring. $55,000. Financing available. Charles S. Crail Automobiles. (805) 568-1934, fax (805) 568-1533. (CA) (Apr.) 1959 356A Coupe. Red/tan. Full restoration. New tires, paint, chrome wheels with caps and crests, new seats and interior mats. Very strong engine. Collector car for only $16,900. Jerry (503) 297-4264. (OR) (Apr.) 1971 Mercedes-Benz 3.5 Coupe. Thorough professional restoration 1990-1992. Euro version, sunroof, white/red, tunnel mount 4-speed auto, 300 side chrome, Behr air, CD player, cast wheels.This is a gorgeous, timeless and driveable classic; rare and likely to appreciate. VIN # 111026. $19,500. Dan (415) 751-4644. (CA) (Apr.) 1972 Triumph TR6. Body removed from chassis for new paint and fenders. New or rebuilt items: engine, suspension front and rear, exhaust, brakes, electrical, Stayfast top. Interior good, but not excellent. Paint excellent, but panel gaps poor, windows work poorly. Restoration 98% complete. $9,000 invested, will take $5,000. (608) 271-3376. (WI) (Apr.) 1965 Bizzarrini Series I. Alloy body. VIN #B230. Professionally restored, show quality, Chevy 327 cu. in./350 hp/4-barrel carb. Gianni (516) 671-2276; fax (516) 671-0569. (NY) (May) 1959 Rolls-Royce SCH LVVB (LLCA11), black over Silver Sand, beige leather interior. LHD, new lambswool overlays, no divider. Restored to high level. New Coker tires (steel radials). Past two years approx. $13,000 spent. An excellent maintained RR, $65,000. Contact Dr. Bob Spurzem (760) 5680778. (CA) (Apr.) 1970 Triumph GT6+. Excellent paint and fit. Runs good, extra new parts, new headliner, carpets, for sale or trade for Alfa GT/ GTV or Ferrari. $4,500. (425) 466-1868. (WA) 1955 MG TF 1500. Last year of the T series, one of 3,400 produced, frame-off restoration, fresh mechanics, new top, full tonneau, leather interior, side curtains, way under NADA book at $19,950 firm. Auto Classics, (208) 765-2886, autoci@aol.com . (ID) (Apr.) Ferrari 250 GTO reproduction. Exacting recreation of the real thing, alloy body, GTO specification engine, George Frochen's successful vintage racer, street licensed, cost $400K, sacrifice $200K/trade. (602) 377-1197 days, (480) 661-7766 eves. (AZ) (Apr.) 1968 Jaguar XKE Coupe 2+2. 4-speed, new wires, exhaust, carbs. Tan interior. Recent major service. Very clean driver, no 1974 MGB. 58,000 miles, yellow/tan, $8,750. Excellent condition, original miles, 2nd owner, last year of metal bumpers, no rust. New paint, canvas top and tires. Alarm system, wire wheels, AM/FM radio w/cass., garaged, over $12K invested. .)  SVC  /C,IX  •I  (1SP  ,  •  ,T7  I (  •__ 1955 Jaguar XK140 roadster. MC w/OD, 42K original miles, never rusted, wrecked, or modified. Matching numbers, original interior and paint. Fairly appraised at $34,000 prior to rebuilt engine, transmission, suspension, fuel, wheels and hydraulics. Engine detailed. Runs and drives as new. $39,000. Car is priced Y • 1  14f1A1 2,2 2 825 (VA) / 1 ( P

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MOTORCAR AUCTION at the Monaco MONACO 2000 Historic Grand Prix The Official Auction of the Monaco Historic Grand Prix In Association with L'Automobile Club De Monaco MAY 26 — 27, 2000 This is an exclusive auction presentation of a select collection of the world most important vintage sports cars and racecars. Barrett-Jackson Monaco 2000 is the first annual motorcar auction in association with the Automobile Club of Monaco. The Select Services division of Barrett-Jackson, the world greatest classic car auction and exposition based in the United States, has carefully assembled this important collection to reflect the historical significance of Monaco and the motorcar industry. Barrett-Jackson looks forward to joining the significant collectors from the United States and Europe in one of the world's most prestigious settings for an unprecedented weekend focused on vintage motorcars. FRIDAY EVENING MAY 26, 2000 Barrett-Jackson Monaco 2000 Cocktail Party m "E# 1929 Mercedes SSK Sport 2-Seater Chassis # 36041. Engine #76106. This Mercedes was delivered from the factory as an SSK and comes with its original commission papers from the factory. The car was sold through the dealer in Zurich and delivered to Genf. A very strong driving and performing car, it has been driven in many rallys in Europe. There are very few real SSKs available in the marketplace. This is a wonderful opportunity to own one of the world's greatest cars. To obtain information on this event please contact: United States Representatives - Edward Fallon/Thomas Hamann at 602.273.0791 Monaco Representative - Horst Hinterberg at 00377 97 97 1370 THE BARRETT-JACKSON AUCTION COMPANY 602.273-0791 FAX 602-244-1538 OR VISIT OUR WEB SITE AT www.barrett-jackson.com  by... Motorcar Previewing - Fashion Show by Invitation Only Espace Fontvieille Monaco SATURDAY EVENING MAY 27, 2000 Barrett-Jackson Monaco 2000 Motorcar Auction Espace Fontvieille Monaco SUNDAY AFTERNOON MAY 28, 2000 Historic Grand Prix of Monaco The Streets of Monaco ENTRIES ARE NOW ek.tfek. Select BEING ACCEPTED LIMITED BIDDER RESERVATIONS AVAILABLE

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6,1( itet-ite 1949 166 FL, s/n 011F, Ex-Fangio, Gonzalez Factory Team Supercharged Monoposto 1950 166 Inter, s/n 0079/S, Carrozzeria Touring Le Mans Berlinetta 1953 166 MM/53, s/n 0272/M, One-off Special Bodied Competition Spyder 1955 555 Super Squalo, s/n FL/9001, Ex-Mike Hawthorne/Peter Whitehead/ David Clark Fl, Sole Surviving Example! 1964 250 LM, s/n 6023, Ex-Ecurie Francorchamps/Jacques Swatters, 1st at Spa, 2nd at Le Mans 1965 275 GTB/C, s/n 07437, SI, Full Competition Berlinetta, 700 kms on Full Frame-Off Restoration 1966 206 SP, s/n 018, Ex-NART-Chinetti Car, One Owner from New 1966 275 GTB, s/n 08933, Long Nose, Torque Tube, Sixth to last example built, Matching Numbers 1971 312 PB, s/n 0880, Complete Frame-Off Restoration, First PB to Win a Race ,Cale--;&-teteema/14 1934 Bugatti Type 51, s/n 51149, Delivered new January of 1934, Ex-Jean Delorme, Paris Car 1969 917K, s/n 917-023, Ex-Porsche Salzburg/Martini, Winner of the 24 hours of Le Mans 1969 908/2, s/n 908.020.010, Ex-Porsche Factory Team Car, Continuous Excellent History  Hans Hermann and Richard Atwood's Porsche factoryentered 917, s/n 917-023, at the 1970 running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This victory was the result of a twenty year effort and remains to this day Porsche's single greatest achievement. SYMBOLIC MOTOR CAR COMPANY La Jolla __ 7440 La Jolla Boulevard, La Jolla, CA 92037 • tel 858.454.1800 fax 858.454.1890 • www.symbolicmotors.com