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“Like” us on Sports Car Market Keith Martin’s The Insider’s Guide to Collecting, Investing, Values, and Trends November 2015 . Volume 27 . Number 11 FERRARI PROFILES This Month’s Market Movers Up Close ENGLISH 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB “Sharknose” $16,500,000 / Gooding & Company A famous one-off devours the competition by Michael Leven 92 ETCETERINI by Donald Osborne 94 142 1927 Bentley 6½ Litre Le Mans Sports $1,210,000 / Gooding & Company Four body changes don’t hurt this Bentley GERMAN by B. Mitchell Carlson 96 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S Spider America $1,952,500 / Bonhams From steady rising value to huge price leap AMERICAN by Pierre Hedary 98 160 170 by Steve Ahlgrim 88 AUCTIONS What Sold, and Why 198 Vehicles Rated at Five Sales 108 124 RM SOTHEBY’S Monterey, CA: A 1964 Ferrari 250 LM finds $17.6m, leading totals to $167m, with 129 of 150 cars sold — Carl Bomstead GOODING & COMPANY Pebble Beach, CA: Totals rise 21% to $128m, and 115 of 129 cars hammer sold — Michael Leven BONHAMS Carmel, CA: 99 of 109 cars find new owners, sales total $45.9m, and a 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Alloy Competizione sells for $8.5m — Joseph T. Seminetta and Nicholas M. Seminetta MECUM Monterey, CA: Sales grow 30% to $45m, and 387 of 658 cars go home to new garages — B. Mitchell Carlson RUSSO AND STEELE Monterey, CA: Of 210 consignments, 130 trade owners, sending sales past $10m — Bill Cash acebook and look for updates and offers! 1972 BMW 3.0 CSL $187,000 / Bonhams Rarity, originality boost a ’70s performer RACE by Thor Thorson 100 2005 Saleen S7 Twin Turbo $682,000 / RM Sotheby’s The Pinnacle Portfolio’s 1,000-hp bargain NEXT GEN by Tony Piff 102 1982 Porsche 956 $10,120,000 / Gooding & Company Factory team Le Mans winner finishes huge 20 1973 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R $176,000 / RM Sotheby’s A coveted Japanese icon in ultimate spec Cover photo: Nuccio Bertone with the 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Speciale Sharknose, courtesy of Marcel Massini Sports Car Market

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FEATURES — MONTEREY RECAP 62 Monterey First-Timer: SCM Special Ops Guru Reid Trummel finds that things have changed on the Peninsula since the 1980s 64 SCM Insider’s Seminar: “What’s Going on in This Market?” — Robert Cumberford 66 Gordon McCall’s Motorworks Revival at the Monterey Jet Center: The Jet Set parties at the start of the week — Carl Bomstead 68 Legends of the Autobahn: Monterey’s best bargain motors on at the Nicklaus Club-Monterey — B. Mitchell Carlson 70 Porsche Werks Reunion: Heaven amid 700 Porsches — Michael Leven 72 The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering: Monterey’s most-exclusive garden party welcomes some noisy Shelby GT350 gatecrashers — Carl Bomstead 74 Concorso Italiano: “Lots of Ferrari owners wish they had an Alfa” — Tony Piff 76 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance: A 1924 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A cabriolet by Worblaufen wins Best of Show — Carl Bomstead 78 Postcards from Monterey: Scenes from Classic Car Week on the Peninsula in 2015 74 Concorso Italiano DEPARTMENTS COLUMNS 24 Shifting Gears Monterey 2015 was a lovefest of the collectible car, with younger bidders and newer cars finding their places in the auction spotlight Keith Martin 48 Affordable Classic Playing Whack-A-Mole during Monterey Classic Car Week Stephen Serio 54 Collecting Thoughts Derelict Porsche 356A Speedster — bargain or boondoggle? Miles Collier and Donald Osborne 56 Legal Files Importing a noncomforming supercar into the United States involves a lot of jumping through hoops — and big checks John Draneas 58 Simon Says Who has more to lose if tempers start to fray and high-profile mud-slinging follows — the well-established auction house, dealer — or the private person casually dipping his toe into the market? Simon Kidston 90 The Cumberford Perspective Two giants of car design are linked in the Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Speciale Sharknose Robert Cumberford 194 eWatch Caitlyn Jenner’s 1984 Olympic Torch brings $23,900, but would it have brought less if Caitlyn were still Bruce? Carl Bomstead 22 Sports Car Market 28 Auction Calendar 28 Crossing the Block 32 Concours and Events: Hilton Head Concours, London to Brighton, Winter Park Concours 36 Contributors: Get to know our writers 38 You Write, We Read: Miles Collier, cars and art 40 Display Advertisers Index 44 Time Pieces: The Oris ProPilot Altimeter 44 Neat Stuff: Sports-car shades and a 5,000-rpm desktop engine 46 In Miniature: 1937 Talbot-Lago T150C SS “Teardrop” Coupe 46 Speaking Volumes: The Road to Monaco: My Life in Motor Racing 118 Fresh Meat: 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT coupe, 2014 Ferrari California convertible, 2016 Jaguar F-type R coupe 148 Glovebox Notes: 2015 Chrysler 200 Limited 166 Rising Sun: Japanese collector cars in Monterey 180 Mystery Photo: “Ralph couldn’t get his car on the lawn at Pebble Beach, so the next best thing was to get the lawn on the car” 180 Comments with Your Renewals: “Every month it reminds me of the Sears Christmas Catalog we got as kids” 182 Showcase Gallery: Cars for sale 188 Resource Directory: Meet your car’s needs Collecting Thoughts 54 Tony Piff

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Shifting Gears Keith Martin New Players on the Peninsula These muscular bidders wanted modern cars, and they paid big prices compare the $46m of this year to the $31m of 2013, they show a healthy increase of 48% from two years ago. Mecum, along with Russo and Steele, continued to demonstrate that between them they own the “affordable” part of the Monterey market. Mecum rang up $44m in sales, up 23% from last year. Their average price per car sold of $116k is real money, but it only seems like a budget lot tally in the rarified atmosphere of Monterey. In effect, regardless of whether the overall totals were up or down by a few million, the number of cars sold was up from 822 to 860, and the market-leading auction houses recorded significant revenue gains. I believe the rise of the past few years has been a gigantic and overdue market adjustment from the crash of 1989–90. Core collectibility The mood in Monterey was upbeat. I didn’t see anyone preparing Younger buyers want the aspirational cars of their youth A new set of players ran onto the Monterey Peninsula this August. They were young, cocky, and didn’t give a rip about what we baby boomers thought they should buy or what they should spend. These guys in their 30s and their 40s reminded me of confident baseball players during their first season in the majors. They were going to show their elders a thing or two about playing the game. Their bidder-paddle muscles rippled as they punched a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT out of the park at $1.1m, an Aston Martin Centennial Zagato Spyder into deep left field at $693k, and powered a solid double into center with a Saleen Twin Turbo at $682k. They wanted modern cars, and they paid big prices. Like everyone else, I was prepared for a massive correction in Monterey this year. Daytonas discounted to $500,000, Dinos cheap at $250,000 and giveaway Ghibli coupes at $150,000 wouldn’t have surprised me. After all, nothing goes up forever, and the past five years have seen an unprecedented increase in collector car prices. Every financial run comes to an end sometime. I pictured all of us stumbling home from Monterey, shell-shocked as our beloved “investment cars” had gone down in value. But the week turned out to be completely different. From some per- spectives, it was the strongest Monterey week ever, and it spoke to the underlying change in the collector car market across the board. Simply put, we’re in a new era of collecting — one that we haven’t seen before. There are new players in town, and they’ve got their own dream cars. 275 GTBs, Duesenbergs and Packards are just old men’s cars. Bring on the Countaches and the Enzos. It’s not just the dollars By now the weekend numbers are well known. Overall totals of 2015 were a little below those of 2014 (currently they stand at $397m vs. $464m last year, but as we go to press, Rick Cole has yet to release results, and he was responsible for $60m in 2014. It is possible that his totals could bring this year nearly up to last). The trendsetters of the weekend, RM Sotheby’s and Gooding & Company, were both up significantly. RM shot from $143m to $167m, a 14% increase, and Gooding from $106m to $128m, which represents 17% growth. Both companies averaged over $1m per car sold, with RM Sotheby’s at $1.3m and Gooding at $1.1m. Bonhams’ situation is unusual, as the Maranello Collection last year bumped their 2014 totals to $108m, up 71% over the $31m of 2013. If we 24 their “Will Sell Cars for Food” signs as dealer Randy Simon only halfjokingly did after the crash of 1990. Nor did I talk to collectors, dealers or investors who were “desperate to get out” — something that tends to reflect someone who is overleveraged in their inventory and their lender is getting nervous. My sense is that most of the cars being sold in Monterey were from wealthy collectors or dealers on solid financial footing. For instance, when I asked auction-house principals if they knew of a Ferrari 250 GTO owner who might have to sell for financial reasons, they said no. The sale price of a GTO — $40m to $50m — isn’t enough money to cause a current owner to part with a car that is the ticket to the best events in the world. What interested me the most were the new buyers, who were re- sponsible for the continued rise in values of collectibles from the 1980s and 1990s. I sold new 328s and Testarossas when I was working at Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo in Portland, OR. Back then, those cars were just “merch” that had to get moved. Once they left the showroom floor, their prices predictably declined, and you could find a decent, 30,000-mile 328 for under $40,000. They were just used cars. Testarossas dropped more precipitously from their original $135,000 MSRP, as their enormous maintenance costs terrified owners. A decent driver was a $55,000 car. At the same time, late-model Countaches with their wings and spoilers were a tough sell above $40,000. Now 308s, 328s and late-generation Countaches are climbing like skyrockets. A low-mileage 328 will cost you over $100k, a first-rate TR closer to $200k, and a 25th Anniversary Countach is a $400,000 car — or more. The cars haven’t changed. What’s different is the new, younger group of enthusiasts who is buying them. While Lusso and Lambo 350GT owners may look down at modern-day models, most of those who grew up in the 1980s and 1990s will take a 599 or a Aventador over a 1950s Ferrari Barchetta or 1960s Lamborghini Islero any day. You can have it all Collectors today can choose from every era of the automobile. From a 1910 Underslung Traveler Toy Tonneau at $1.8m to a 2012 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport at $2.3m, a sophisticated and wealthy collector will find no shortage of buying opportunities. They can sample four-wheeled mobility in all its facets and glories. Never before have collectors so aggressively pursued objects that represent a span of more than a century. Monterey 2015 was a lovefest of the collectible car, where a feisty group of new, younger bidders chasing a new group of cars joined the veteran collectors. Those younger bidders and newer cars found their places in the auction spotlight. The more the merrier. ♦ Sports Car Market

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Crossing the Block Tony Piff Images courtesy of the respective auction companies unless otherwise noted Star Car: 1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL convertible at Leake’s Dallas sale Auction Calendar All dates listed are current at time of publication. Contact information for most auction companies may be found in the Resource Directory at the back of this issue. Please confirm dates and locations before attending any event. Email auction info to: chad.tyson@sportscarmarket.com. OCTOBER 2–3—SMITH’S Cape Girardeau, MO 4—J. WOOD & CO. North Kingston, RI 5—BONHAMS Philadelphia, PA 6—ARTCURIAL Hong Kong 8–9—RM SOTHEBY’S Hershey, PA 8–10—VICARI Biloxi, MS 8–10—MECUM Schaumburg, IL 9—BONHAMS Knokke-Heist, BEL 28 10—COYS Ascot, U.K. 10—PETERSEN Salem, OR 11—MORPHY Denver, PA 14—H&H Duxford, U.K. 16–17—BRANSON Branson, MO 17—DRAGONE Westport, CT 17—VANDERBRINK Aurora, NE 17—SPECIALTY AUTO Loveland, CO 17–18—BONHAMS Stafford, U.K. 23–24—WORLDWIDE Fredericksburg, TX 24—THEODORE BRUCE Melbourne, AUS 24—SOUTHERN CLASSIC Murfreesboro, TN 25—SILVERSTONE Northamptonshire, U.K. 27—BARONS Surrey, U.K. 30—BONHAMS London, U.K. 30–NOV 1—COLLECTOR CAR PRODUCTIONS Mississauga, ON, CAN 31—CCA Leamington Spa, U.K. 31—AUCTIONS AMERICA Hilton Head Island, SC NOVEMBER 1—ARTCURIAL Paris, FRA 5–7—GAA Greensboro, NC 6–7—SMITH’S Paducah, KY 6–7—MOTOSTALGIA Austin, TX 9—SHANNONS Sydney, AUS 12–14—MECUM Anaheim, CA 14–15—SILVERSTONE Birmingham, U.K. 18—H&H Buxton, U.K. 20–22—LEAKE Dallas, TX 20–22—McCORMICK’S Palm Springs, CA 25—BRIGHTWELLS Herefordshire, U.K. 27–28—DAN KRUSE CLASSICS Houston, TX 27–28—SILVER Fort McDowell, AZ DECEMBER 1—COYS London, U.K. 4–5—RALEIGH CLASSIC Raleigh, NC 6—BONHAMS London, U.K. 9—H&H Droitwich, U.K. 10—RM SOTHEBY’S New York, NY 11–12—MECUM Austin, TX 12—CCA Leamington Spa, U.K. 15—BARONS Surrey, U.K. Sports Car Market

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Crossing the Block Tony Piff Images courtesy of the respective auction companies Star Car: Matching-numbers 1965 Chevrolet Corvette 327/350 convertible at McCormick’s Palm Springs Artcurial — Automobiles sur les Champs 9 Where: Paris, FRA When: November 1 Last year: 63/79 cars sold / $8.2m More: www.artcurial.com GAA — Classic Cars at the Palace Where: Greensboro, NC When: November 5–7 More: www.gaaclassiccars.com Smith’s Where: Paducah, KY When: November 6–7 More: www.smithsauctioncompany.com Motostalgia — 2015 Austin GP Auction Where: Austin, TX When: November 6–7 Featured cars: • 1931 Chrysler Deluxe More: www.motostalgia.com Shannons — Sydney Late Spring Classic Auction Where: Sydney, AUS When: November 9 More: www.shannons.com.au Silverstone — NEC Classic Motor Show Sale Where: Birmingham, U.K. When: November 14–15 Last year: 99/120 cars sold / $6.9m More: www.silverstoneauctions.com H&H — The Pavilion Gardens Where: Buxton, U.K. When: November 18 Last year: 60/82 cars sold / $972k More: www.handh.co.uk • Star Car: 1948 Fiat 1100S • 1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL 30 Leake — Dallas Fall Where: Dallas, TX When: November 20–22 Last year: 248/385 cars sold / $5.5m • Star Car: 1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL convertible. Mechanical and cosmetic restoration recently completed. With owner’s manual and toolkit More: www.leakecarauction.com McCormick’s — 59th Palm Springs Classic Car Auction Where: Palm Springs, CA When: November 20–22 Last year: 428/589 cars sold / $7.7m Featured cars: • 1957 Volkswagen Beetle “Oval Window” • Star Car: 1965 Chevrolet Corvette 327/350 convertible. Matching-numbers California car • 1949 Buick Super convertible More: www.classic-carauction.com Brightwells Where: Herefordshire, U.K. When: November 25 Last year: 153/190 cars sold / $3.2m More: www.brightwells.com Dan Kruse Classics Where: Houston, TX When: November 27–28 More: www.dankruseclassics.com Silver — Arizona in the Fall Where: Fort McDowell, AZ When: November 27–28 More: www.silverauctions.com ♦ Sports Car Market

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Concours and Events SCM Staff Send news and event listings to insideline@sportscarmarket.com NOVEMBER CALENDAR 5–7 AACA Central Fall Meet, Houma, LA; www. aaca-centralfallmeet15. org 7 LeMay Sock Hop Dinner & Dance, Tacoma, WA; www.lemaymarymount. org 8 Second Saturday at WAAAM Air and Auto Museum, Hood River, OR; www.waaammuseum.org 13–14 Springfield Swap Meet & Car Show, Springfield, OH; www.ohioswapmeet.com 12–15 Fall Florida AutoFest, Lakeland, FL; www. carlisleevents.com 13–15 Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, Birmingham, U.K.; www. necclassicmotorshow.com When You Absolutely Have to Get There ... Sometime This Week The 82nd Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run chugs to life on November 1, but this Bonhams- sponsored event really starts on October 30 with Bonhams’ London to Brighton Run Sale at New Bond Street. October 31 brings the famous Regent Street Motor Show — where many VCR participants show off their cars. Modern cars also are on hand, and the show runs from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a free event and it draws a big crowd. The Veteran Car Run itself combines more than 500 pre-1905 automobiles with a 60-mile route from London to the Atlantic Ocean. This is one of the collector car world’s greatest events. There is no better way to end the car season. The historic trek begins at Hyde Park in central London and ends at Madeira Drive in the seaside resort of Brighton. Cars start leaving Hyde Park at 6:56 a.m., and the last cars arrive in Brighton at 4:30 p.m. www.veterancarrun.com (UK) A Showcase of A Fair Way to See Some Lovely Cars The 14th Annual Winter Park Concours d’Elegance will place more than 150 fine cars onto the fairways of Winter Park Country Club of Winter Park, FL, on November 15 starting at 10 a.m. This three-day event starts on November 12 with the duPont Registry Live gala party. A Tour d’Elegance leaves Hannibal Square at 8 a.m. on November 14. All this leads to the concours on November 15. Concours admission is $25 in advance and $30 at the gate. Features include the 60th Anniversary of Thunderbird. This year’s Honor Marque is Packard. www.winterparkconcours.com (FL) 32 Automotive History The 15th Annual Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance ends with a flourish on the weekend of October 31–November 1. On October 1, there is the Car Club Showcase, with top car clubs throughout the Southeast bringing their best cars to show. Also taking place on Saturday and continuing on to Sunday is the Motoring Midway. This year, the “Life” exhibit will show cars commonly seen in American suburbs during the 1950s and 1960s. You’ll see milk trucks, station wagons, bikes and motor scooters. Sunday brings this gearhead week to a grand finish with the Concours d’Elegance from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information and pricing, visit www.hhiconcours.com (SC) ♦ Sports Car Market Robert Ames Bill Rothermel

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He appraises and consults on collector vehicles internationally through his company Automotive Valuation Services. On p. 54 he joins Miles Collier in a discussion on the world-record sale of a neglected Porsche 356A Speedster. In addition, his Etceterini Profile on p. 94 takes a look at a 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S Spider America. MILES C. COLLIER, SCM Contributor, is a retired business executive, practicing artist, investor, philanthropist and noted authority on vintage automo- biles. He nurtured his interest in art at Yale University, where he received a B.A. in Painting. When family business intervened, he received an MBA from Columbia University. He retired as Managing Partner of Collier Enterprises in 1995 and returned to painting, which he does professionally. Collier maintains a significant automobile collection in Naples, FL. He recently hosted one of his prestigious symposiums on automobile connoisseurship. 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You Write We Read All letters are subject to editing. Please address correspondence to SCM, P.O. Box 4797, Portland, OR 97208. Fax 503.253.2234, e-mail: youwrite@sportscarmarket.com The future will understand automobiles as a different form of art, like a chisel that has been used by a craftsman for decades — a large portion of it may be gone, but its history and the feel of the implement will tell us so much Miles Collier, cars and art To the Editor: As always, I devour Miles Collier’s thought-provoking articles. He really is ahead of the game in our hobby — often so far ahead, it’s a struggle for others to see what he is seeing, no matter how often he may point and show the way things are going to develop. His recent article “Preserving Cars Transcendent Conserving and Art” (September 2015, “Collecting Thoughts,” p. 66) so eloquently explained what I have been trying to say in my much more simple vocabulary over the years. As someone who loves art and cars, the connection between the two is often misconstrued. There are many emotional artistic connections between the two, including beauty, design, rarity and an example of a time past or present (with the latter the current fashion in both worlds). It’s in “use” that we will have to adapt our thinking. While many automobiles have 38 been astonishingly beautiful, they were all built to be utilitarian to one degree or another. Over and above the practical use, automobiles are left out in the rain and snow — or even if never left out, they are often on the road in very detrimental weather conditions. A chair, sideboard or certainly a painting would be very quickly lost if subject to such conditions. Then add in the unusual stress levels of an automobile and its components, which might make for some pretty interesting contemporary art. While the last paragraph of Miles’ wonderful article, about the converging goals of fine-art conservators and automobile restorers, is true, the future will understand automobiles as a different form of art, like a chisel that has been used by a craftsman for decades — a large portion of it may be gone, but its history and the feel of the implement will tell us so much. — Peter Gleeson, Seattle, WA More Miles, cars and art To the Editor: I appreciate the contributions Miles Collier has made to the collector car hobby and SCM, and enjoy reading his “Collecting Thoughts.” I do, however, have one issue with his recent column on “Preserving Transcendent Cars” (September 2015, p. 66). In comparing cars to art, he states that for the purpose of the discussion he would ignore works that were independent of physical state. Perhaps he should not have done so, as it is pertinent to finding the balance between maintaining a car’s originality vs. operability. With a few exceptions — such as concept cars — automobiles were designed first and foremost to be driven. While the shape of the body may rightly be called sculpture and the engine or instrument cluster jewel-like, ignoring the driving experience is to miss out on the heart of the artist’s work. To never hear the engine on song or feel the handling dynamics as the car dances around a corner is rather like owning a Stradivarius but never hearing it played — or owning the rights to a ballet but never seeing it performed. I’m all for keeping cars as original as possible and applaud those who focus on preserving them, but the driving experience is where it’s at, and unless the car in question is unique, if driving it eventually compromises the originality, then so be it. When the time comes where manually operated vehicles are no longer allowed on public roads, we can turn our attention to preserving the physical state. We don’t need to hasten the day by obsessing on preservation over actually using them. But as more and more collec- tor cars become static displays trailered from competition to competition, or worse yet stored in a warehouse in anticipation of financial gains, I fear that is exactly what’s happening to our hobby. I can’t remember the last time I saw a Gullwing on the road, but I see one at nearly every concours and auction. I’d prefer to see them out in public being used as their creators intended. — John Peak, Weston, FL Sports Car Market

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Ad Index AIG PC Global Services, Inc .............................................83 Arizona Concours D’ Elegance ..........................................18 Artcurial ..............................................................................43 Aston Martin of New England ...........................................45 Auctions America ...............................................................53 Authentic Classics ............................................................136 Auto Kennel ......................................................................175 Automotive Restorations Inc............................................169 Autosport Designs Inc ......................................................161 Barrett-Jackson ........................................................... 8-9, 83 Bennett Law Office ..........................................................186 Beverly Hills Car Club .....................................................181 Beverly Hills Motoring ....................................................187 Boca Raton Concours .........................................................60 Bonhams / SF .....................................................................29 Bonhams / UK ....................................................................31 Borro ...................................................................................73 Branson Collector Car Auction ..........................................51 Canepa ..............................................................................159 Carlisle Events ..................................................................141 Carriage House Motor Cars ...............................................19 Cars, Inc. .............................................................................63 Centerline Alfa Parts.........................................................176 Central Classic Cars ......................................116 Charles Prince Classic Cars..............................................131 Chequered Flag International ...........................................167 Chubb Personal Insurance ..................................................37 Classic Assets Motor Sports Center .................................125 Classic Car Restoration ....................................................179 Classic Investments ............................................................75 Classic Motor, Inc. ............................................................185 Classic Showcase..............................................................145 CMC Classic Model Cars.................................................167 Cooper Classic Cars .........................................................173 Cooper Technica, Inc. .........................................................12 Copley Motorcars .......................................................85, 181 Cosdel ...............................................................................122 D. 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George Coachworks ................................................143 Dan Kruse Classics .............................................................34 DC Automotive .................................................................156 DeLorean Motor Company Florida .................................154 Diecasm LLC /Automodello ............................................120 Dragone Classic Motorcars Inc. .........................................14 Dresser Leathers ...............................................................130 Driversource Houston LLC .......................................... 26-27 E-Type UK USA ...............................................................127 European Collectibles.......................................................171 Evans Cooling Systems Inc. ...............................................33 Exotic Classics ..................................................................177 Fantasy Junction .................................................................69 Farland Classic Restoration ................................................67 Ferrari Financial Services .................................................115 Ferrari Market Letter ........................................................186 Festivals of Speed .............................................................137 Fourintune Garage Inc ......................................................181 Gooding & Company ....................................................... 2-3 Greensboro Auto Auction ...................................................87 Grundy Worldwide ...........................................................161 GTO Engineering LTD .......................................................86 Gullwing Motor Cars, Inc. ...............................................185 Hahn-Vorbach & Associates LLC ....................................149 Hamann Classic Cars........................................................135 Heritage Classics ................................................................59 Hyman, LTD .....................................................................139 Images Auto Body ............................................................138 Intercity Lines .....................................................................57 J Chadwick Co Engraving ................................................134 Jan B. 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Risk Management ...................................................83 The Classic Car Gallery .....................................................71 The Creative Workshop ....................................................146 The Stable, Ltd. ................................................................123 The Werk Shop .................................................................112 Tony Labella Classic Cars ................................................156 TYCTA .............................................................................158 Unit 56 ..............................................................................178 Velocity Channel ................................................................52 Vintage Car Research .......................................................186 Vintage Motors of Sarasota ..............................................168 Vintage Rallies ..................................................................165 Watchworks ......................................................................186 Welsh Enterprises, Inc. .....................................................163 West Coast Classics, LLC ................................................158 Woodside Credit ...............................................................195 Worldwide Group ............................................................. 6-7 Zohar Marketing .................................................................49 40 You Write We Read All drivers should learn on an Austin 7 — no synchro, no hill start (in fact, no brakes!) and no power, all of which teach anticipation, gear shifting etc.… Recommending an Austin 7 for all beginners To the Editor: Forgive me for responding to Steve Schefbauer’s letter to SCM (October 2015, “You Write,” p. 34), but I couldn’t agree with him more — though I’d take it further. All drivers should learn on an Austin 7 — no synchro, no hill start (in fact, no brakes!) and no power, all of which teach anticipation, gear shifting etc.… I reckon these are harder to drive well than vintage Bentleys. Okay, maybe a bit tongue in cheek, but seriously, and more importantly, I firmly believe that every new driver should complete a mandatory half day on a skid pan. So we now have some car control as well as anticipation. As Steve says, it’ll never hap- pen. — Paul Hardiman, SCM Senior Auction Analyst Seminar insider seeks Alfa assistance To the Editor: I’ve been a long-term SCM subscriber and attended your first Insider’s Panel in Scottsdale. After far too lengthy a hiatus, I returned to join your most recent Insider’s panel event in Monterey in August 2015. Kudos to you and your panelists for an insightful, humorous and eloquent two hours. The one-on-one time after- ward was just as good. Simon Kidston’s dissing of the pickup truck market in Britain because of the lack of “huntin’, shootin’ and fishin’” was priceless. My thanks to you and your crew for a most worthwhile discussion, even though most of the cars discussed were beyond the average collector’s means. One car mentioned did pique my interest, and that brings me to the question. The 1991–93 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce was brought up as a fun, drivable car with a potential slight upward market. With your long interest in this marque, I’d be interested in your take on this car as a fun driver with a potential long-term return. My preference is original, low-mileage cars (I have a nice, under-$50k XK 140 MC DHC, and I’m the second owner), but I know nothing about Alfas. As luck would have it, there is a described 1992 two-owner car with 28k miles not too far from me. So, the second part of my question is how to find a reputable, knowledgeable Alfa person in the eastern Ohio/western Pennsylvania region to go over the car with me. I’ll thank you in advance and, once again, express my appreciation for the panel. — Glenn Hamilton, Dayton, OH Keith Martin responds: Glenn, thanks for the kind words. While the last-gen Spiders weren’t the sportiest Alfas (their drivetrain and suspension were antiquated, and that’s a kind description), they still offer a nice “con brio” driving experience. To have someone check it out, go to the national Alfa club website and contact someone in a local chapter. They may even know the car. Good luck and keep us posted. ♦ Sports Car Market

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Time Pieces by Alex Hofberg A Mechanical Watch with an Aptitude for Altitude Since its inception in 1904, the Swiss watchmaking firm Oris has quietly and methodically built a reputation for quality mechanical time pieces that are reasonably priced given their features and strengths. During the 1930s, Oris introduced a watch for aviators that was equipped with an extra-large winding crown that made operation possible while wearing gloves. That watch became an anchor of the current product line now known as the Oris Big Crown. Last year, a new subset of that family, the Big Crown ProPilot, was introduced and was Oris’ most successful product launch. This year, Oris added another watch to that family: the ProPilot Altimeter. The Pro Pilot family includes six models. All have similar design cues, which create the underlying aesthetic of the series. They have matte black dials that feature stark, white, luminous, unadorned Arabic-style numerals. The brushed-steel case features a bezel that is knurled in a scrolling curve that gives a strong illusion of movement to a static dial. The watch strap reinforces its ties to aviation, as it is made of a material similar to the webbing used to make seat belts and safety harnesses. Further, the clasp emulates a real seat-belt buckle. Other features of the ProPilot series are a gently curved sapphire crystal on the front and a flat crystal on the back side showing the mechanical self-winding movement within. There are either date or day and date displays depending on the size of the watch. Some models are equipped with chronograph features with or without an additional GMT function. All models have locking crowns for water resistance. The new Pro Pilot Altimeter model is the world’s first automatic mechanical watch to display altitude. Neat Stuff by Tony Piff Teutonic Style for the California Sun Beverly Hills Motoring Accessories celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, and original co-founder Andy Cohen is now back at the helm. Their catalog is packed with top-quality sports car accessories, such as these polarized shades. A subtle BMW logo is etched into the left lens, and each arm features the iconic Roundel badge. $219 from www.beverlyhillsmotoring.com 44 Details Production date: Introduced in 2015 Best place to wear one: Climbing Mount Hubbard in Alaska. The peak elevation is 14,950 feet, which is 50 feet under the altimeter’s maximum range. Web: www.oris.ch Ratings ( Rarity: Durability: Parts/service availability: Cool factor: is best): Buyers can choose between versions that show altitude in feet or meters. The watch can gauge the altitude when the lower crown is opened and the user sets the instrument either by the current air pressure (possibly supplied by a control tower if flying) or by his or her known elevation. Once this reference is achieved (by operating the crown at 4 o’clock and leaving it unsealed in an open position) the change in air pressure as you ascend will cause the aneroid cell within the watch to expand as air pressure goes down, which causes the gauge to read increasing altitude as air pressure diminishes. For example, at 18,000 feet the air pressure is roughly half of that at sea level. Variable weather conditions or ex- treme changes in temperature can make the altitude readings inaccurate, so the watch should be used as a secondary or backup altimeter. The watch is not water resistant when it displays altitude, so the secondary crown must be re-locked to assure normal water resistance. Further, the pressurized cabins of commercial flights are designed to simulate air pressure at a much lower altitude for passenger comfort, so the watch’s altitude meter will be inaccurate on an airliner. Although the actual utility of having an altimeter on your wrist could be questionable, the beauty of the Pro Pilot is unquestionable. The gap where the indicators reside highlights the dial, and the outer scale encircles that, so the watch has an incredible three-dimensional look. With a retail price of $3,800, the ProPilot Altimeter is one of the most expensive of the series. The basic models are incredible values — especially considering the fantastic build quality — as they start at $1,550. External Combustion, Indoor Elegance Light the wick, give the two brass flywheels a flick, and watch this desktop Stirling engine buzz to life at speeds of up to 5,000 rpm. Invented in Scotland in 1816, the Stirling design uses external combustion (in this case, an alcohol burner) to feed a closed cycle of heating and cooling compressed air. All engine parts are precision-machined in Germany from solid brass and steel. Assembly required. €195 (about $220) from www.boehm-stirling.com ♦ Sports Car Market

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In Miniature by Marshall Buck 1937 Talbot-Lago T150C SS “Teardrop” Coupe Without a doubt, this is one of the most magnificent car designs. There were 14 produced. No two are exactly alike, and some are significantly different. Our subject model replicates chas- sis 90106 as it is restored today — well, almost as it is. More on that in a moment. The real car has great provenance, as its first owner was none other than Woolf Barnato, best known for his affiliation with Bentley. After going through the hands of a few well-known collectors, it has been a permanent fixture in Peter Mullin’s collection since 1985. The original color has been changed from metallic gray to a deep purple, which is what most of the public has seen. This 1:18-scale stunner is brought to us by Minichamps as part of their “Mullin Automotive Museum” line of models. It is a numbered edition — but not too limited. Many are available on eBay and at model dealers. All models in the Mullin collection are curbside (no opening panels) mid-volume production pieces. Each comes mounted to a base, in a nice box, with some printed information inside the lid. The base is covered with printed card stock simulating the image of a cobblestone street, but Model Details Production date: 2014 Quantity: 1,002 SCM five-star rating: Overall quality: Authenticity: Overall value: Web: www.minichamps.de ½ it still looks one-dimensional. A photo-etched numbered plate is also attached to the display surface. This car also happens to be available in their 1:43-scale line, which I have as well (surprisingly, the 1:43-scale model has better door handles). Minichamps will produce other versions/variation of this car in volume. The real cars are very rare, while the Minichamps Speaking Volumes by Mark Wigginton The Road to Monaco: My Life in Motor Racing by Howden Ganley, Denley Publications, 448 pages, $85, Amazon Howden Ganley may be the biggest “Not That Guy, the Other Guy” in motorsports. The name is familiar, but you aren’t sure why. It certainly wasn’t for lack of trying on his part. A member of the Kiwi invasion of Brit motorsports, he left New Zealand for England in 1961, putting aside his driving passion for the role of mechanic. He hooked up with Bruce McLaren as a gofer, but he quickly became an integral part of the young team, a trusted fabricator and designer. But he always kept his eye on getting back into the cockpit. Stepping in for McLaren during testing proved his speed to the boss, and kind words from the boss (and plenty of hard work and cash he earned doing anything and everything) helped him get rides in Formula 2 and 3. By 1970, he was in the Works McLaren in F5000, finishing second in the championship in 1970. This led to a ride in Formula 1 with BRM for two seasons — then his final full season with Williams in 1973. Five finishes in the points in 41 starts was it, but it wasn’t a lack of talent (back in the day they only gave points down to 6th place). His close friendship with fellow racer Tim Schenken led them to form Tiga Race Cars, with the dream of building a Formula 1 car. It never made 46 the grid, but Tiga became a successful formula car and sports racer constructor. The Road to Monaco is a wonderful reflection of Ganley’s personality. His story is full of seizing every opportunity, never shying away from hard work and keeping his head up. He was always this close to being a star, but it’s clear that wasn’t what drove him. He was just trying to get the job done, and move on to the next one, grinning all the way. Provenance: The perfect insider at a magical time in rac- ing, Ganley worked with the best, drove against the greats and turned his passion into a long motorsports career. Fit and finish: At more than 400 pages, this is autobiog- raphy first, so it’s text-heavy. The supporting photography, though, is nicely printed and plentiful. Drivability: Howden Ganley is a natural behind the keyboard. His prose style is conversational, witty and revealing. His stories and asides are delightfully candid, often at the expense of some big names, and told with a remarkable lack of ego. The Road to Monaco is a charming book that will suck you in (especially after the early years) and keep the pages turning. ♦ Sports Car Market models are not. When replicating any car, let alone a well-known and significant one such as this Talbot-Lago, any modeler must pick a point in time and model the car correctly as such. The devil is in the details. Let’s get the problems out of the way. The wipers are too large, and they are parked in the wrong positions. The door handles, while having a little edge detail, are flat without any shape. The door windows and lack of frames is all wrong. Vent windows (added to this car in the 1960s) are missing, as is the extra window crank at the center of each door panel. The cranks that are in place are too large. The gear-selector cable is nowhere to be found. Oh, and mine came with a big fingerprint on the inside of the driver side window! So I chose to remove the entire window, as shown in my photo. On the plus side, the high-gloss paint is superb, and the body shape is perfect. The overall fit and finish of all parts (except that window) are top-notch. Behind the seats are two pieces of nicely detailed luggage with separate hold-down straps. The interior detailing is very good, with the exception of the window cranks and gear cable. Conclusion? I like it, and I wish it were a bit better, but I recommend you buy one. 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Not-So-Affordable Classic The ‘Deals’ of Monterey Week Playing Whack-A-Mole in Monterey Some cars — actually a lot of cars — stayed underground and were good deals. Others jumped out and whacked buyers by Stephen Serio Bonhams Lot 63: A 1960 MGA 1600 Roadster I Not-So-Af able Classic The ‘Deals’ of Monterey Week Playing Whack-A-Mole in Monterey Some cars — actually a lot of cars — stayed underground and were good deals. Others jumped out and whacked bu -Affordable Classic The ‘Deals’ of Monterey Week Playing Whack-A-Mole in Monterey Some cars — actually a lot of cars — stayed underground and were good deals. Others jumped out and whacked buyers by Stephen Serio Bonhams Lot 63: A 1960 MGA 1600 Roadster I prices prices going next? What’s going to pop up in value and surprise you and what is going to get walloped and go down and shock you? Here are the rules: Attend a major auction, take whatever knowledge you have as a professional, amateur or swanky European consultant, and then immediately heave all that experience and knowledge out a nearby window. Then see which sales go up, down or all around. It’s a an easy game with very few rules. Even Donald Osborne can play. Welcome to the game Months, weeks, days and even hours before Monterey’s seven major auctions, there was no consensus among the so-called professionals as to what was going to happen in 2015. Recapping after the fact, no one great sage was correct and consistent about this scene. A few folks were heard muttering, “It’s beginning to feel like 1989 again, isn’t it?” Indeed it is a bit. Logic in many results was out having a drink. Yesterday was old news…. By Monday, August 17, the auctions were over, and many pros for- mally agreed that some of the auction estimates were optimistic, there were too many cars to be absorbed in one weekend (167 Porsches, 10 of which were unique. Really?), and some of the offerings were a bit underwhelming in condition and catalog description. “Whack-A-Mole!” was the observation from one of my East Coast Car Mafia Crew while we recapped at dinner late in the week, and it’s a perfect analogy for some of the head-scratching results. On the high side, some results ranged from crazy, higher-than- high-catalog estimate to “Wow, two people must have really wanted that chariot,” to Ray Donovan slam-you-against-a-wall madness. Keep throwing money at it and you’ll get it, Ray. On the other hand, some cars went down their mole holes a bit, flew under the radar and were legit deals. To be fair, there were more deals this year than there were crazy outliers, but the outliers were more bizarre than usual. Let’s pick up our mallets and play. 48 Bonhams Lot 18: A 1989 BMW M3 A very nice MGA ams Lot 63: A 1960 MGA 1600 Roadster, estimate $45k– is car sold for $77k. The upshot: This might have been the nicest, most original, honest car of the week. Then again, this was a huge, slack-jawed result for an MGA. This sale fits into “There’s one on the planet, and there are two people in this room who wanted it” category. Compare this sale with Gooding & Company Lot 16: a 1960 MGA Twin-Cam Roadster, one of three Works Sebring Racers, estimate $250k–$350k. Sold for $236,500. One way up, one way down. The astute buyer of the Gooding car has a comp car with some serious history in his collection, and the buyer who wound up with the Bonhams car made some curious history. One Mole whacked, but another Mole lives to pop up another day. Young, hot blood Bonhams Lot 18: A 1989 BMW M3, estimate $60k–$75k. This car sold for $96,250. Let’s all agree that the “Fast & Furious” movie franchise and the “Need For Speed” video game generation is tilting the auction world on its head. Younger guys buying the adrenaline-pumping hyper-cars of their generation had serious impact on the weekend. How else does one explain the frenzy surrounding the bidding on a Saleen S7, a handful of Veyrons, Porsche Carrera GTs and a Koenigsegg CCXR? Ferris, life does move pretty fast, and the paradigm shift is here. Ocean Avenue in Carmel could have been the parking lot at Nobu Malibu, as it was filled with squadrons of late-model supercars instead of classics. Could this be why a red, low-mileage 1989 M3 rang the bell? Was it an entry-level, young-timer purchase for an almost-successful, new-gen big M1 aspirer? Upon inspection, the car had some serious wear and tear for such low miles, and I’d question why some body stickers were missing. Maybe it was a rent-a-ride at the Nordschleife and was driven spiritedly; who knows? But $90k-plus! What about BMWCCA, Craigslist, Bring-a-Trailer and The Des Moines Register? Aren’t these cars everywhere for less? WELL SOLD. The Mole wins, and he’s giving you a raspberry. It wasn’t long ago that this was a $30k car. Sports Car Market

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Not-So-Affordable Classic The ‘Deals’ of Monterey Week RM Sotheby’s Lot 110: A 1996 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.8 A great Porsche for a wild price RM Sotheby’s Lot 110: A 1996 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.8. Estimate $350k–$450k. Sold for $550k. It’s no secret that I think this model is one of the best, most-usable, greatest dual-purpose 911s ever made. I own one now, my third in 10 years, proving they’re not that hard to find. I think this was the first example to be offered in the United States at auction, so maybe that explained a little of the result here. But apparently the bidders and the buyer didn’t see the other 16 for sale online for less money. Maybe they figured this car was here now, so time to pay up. Why go through the hassle of importing one with lower miles — and no boyracer, non-original roll cage and goofy hood pins — but with original paintwork and in a cooler color? Yes, that’s dripping sarcasm. Okay, you have to deal with the feds and their Show-and-Display regulations, and it takes six months to a year to get yours through the system, but this result was a bit of a surprise to the Porsche community. Yeah, a bit. Well sold again. The Moles survive in a big way here — and form a union to prove it. The Moles team up Gooding and Company Lot 116: A 1961 Ferrari 250 GTE Series I. Estimate $550k–$650k. Sold for $797,500. The good: great condition, tasteful colors, full history, properly restored, and Ferrari agrees that they made it in period and it still has those parts now because there’s a Classiche book that says so. The bad: four seats, four seats, four seats, uninspiring to drive, less inspiring to look at, and even Enzo stopped driving one back in the day and went to a Fiat. There were far most exciting options — for less money — in Monterey, including almost every Daytona, 330 GTC, 365 GTC, 365 Gooding and Company Lot 116: A 1961 Ferrari 250 GTE Series I GTC/4, almost every Dino and myriad other Italian cars that were flat or down a bit from last year’s pricing. The Moles formed a team and started hitting YOU with larger hammers on this 250 GTE. The Moles then got universally crushed at most every other 1960s to 1970s Ferrari road-car sale. Breaking Whack-A-Mole Gooding Lot 121: 1956 Fiat Eden Roc. Estimate “Upon Request” but believed to be upwards of $350k. Sold for $660k. If you can tilt the Whack-A-Mole game and cause it to break, this was the car that did it. Many described this car as “polarizing” as it sat among more garden- variety offerings. For everyone who loved it — and what it represented in design, fashion, 1950s La Dolce Vita style and coolness — there was someone willing to say it was goofy, an oddity and “I get why they only made two.” I loved this car when I first saw it years ago, and I love it even more now. This lot energized the room like a million-dollar car did 15 years ago. This sale was spirited and electric. It had Gooding Auctioneer Charlie Ross jumping out of his seat. Next to the Ferrari 250 SWB Bertone Sharknose, this was the thing for me. Like the Sharknose, if you wanted one, you had to buy this one. This was the perfect car to buy or sell at auction because it simply couldn’t be replaced, duplicated or compared. No one could value this car accurately before the sale, and that’s the beauty of an auction environment. I think this was very well sold and extremely well bought. Was this an objet d’art or an object of absurdity? I guess that depends on whether you were a fan or not. I think even the Moles sat this one out, as this car summed up the scene for me. It’s going to be harder and harder to predict the next round of results. Up, down, sideways? I gotta go practice my Mole Whacking. ♦ Gooding & Company Lot 121: 1956 Fiat Eden Roc 50 Sports Car Market

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Collecting Thoughts When is “Neglect” Defined as “Preservation”? Is the Age of the Original Beater at Hand? A rusty, neglected 1958 Porsche 356A Speedster sold for more money than the best restored Speedster by Miles Collier and Donald Osborne Sold for $583,000 in August at Pebble Beach, this is now the world’s most expensive Porsche 356A Speedster Editor’s Note: A buyer paid a record $583,000 for a very neglected 1958 Porsche 356A Speedster at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach Auction. Did the sale — the highest-ever auction price for a 356A Speedster — signal a shift in values? Are non-restored cars now more valuable than restored cars? Miles Collier and Donald Osborne share their opinions below: An abused, neglected car sells for silly money T he sale of a Porsche 356A Speedster at Gooding & Company over Pebble Beach weekend for a world-record $583,000 was a consciousness-expanding experience. I had taken quite an interest in this lot, as during the viewing it had been parked next to an unrestored 1967 Jaguar E-type roadster. Indeed, I used this pairing as a teachable moment during Publisher Martin’s Insider Seminar. At the time, I pointed out the Porsche’s estimate of $325k to $375k as an amazing phenomenon, all the more so when compared with the Jaguar’s $220k–$260k estimate. Both cars were estimated at the heavy end of the continuum for examples of their kind. One was a fine preservation car, while the other was not. In viewing our subject Speedster, I had a déjà vu moment. Back in the late 1960s, my cousin Bill owned a virtually identical 1958 Speedster, in Meissen Blue but with a red interior, and in his case, a 1600 Super engine. When I say identical, Cousin Bill’s car had about the same amount of rust — that is to say substantial — and the same cheesy aftermarket nylon top. However, Bill’s car still had the original square-weave carpet and original, non-expanded German vinyl interior as compared to our subject’s ancient replacement nylon carpet kit. The heater in Bill’s Speedster was long inoperative, and driving that thing in a New England winter was no joke. My cousin’s Speedster was your basic ratted-out, rust-bucket Speedster worth about $1,000 at the time. It was cheap (and fun) transportation when these cars were essentially worthless. So, what’s my point? The Jaguar roadster at Gooding & Company was a preservation car. In contrast, the Speedster was a typical barn find that, when put away decades ago, was a ratted-out rust bucket being used as cheap 54 transportation by someone who needed wheels. The Speedster hasn’t gotten any better for sitting for several decades. It is still an abused, badly rusted lump. The market is avid for “untouched, original” preserved cars. Consider Chip Connor’s incredible 356 coupe, which took third in the Post-War Preservation class at Pebble Beach that same day. Calling our subject a preservation car doesn’t make it one — how- ever hard we try. Given the current prices of restored Speedsters, our buyer was upside-down in this deal by at least $300k — and probably more — the moment the hammer fell. Once again we have a sad example of a naive buyer, whose heart is in the right place, trying to buy an “unrestored, original” car and paying a whopping great premium for the privilege. Alas, the car is, in fact, an abused and neglected car with massive needs, and, aside from the paint, few original surfaces. The rule of thumb I use to determine whether a restoration is indi- cated is to ask whether the car is a more complete document as-is or as-restored. If the document desired is one that tells about the days of the $1,000 Speedster, this is it. Otherwise, this car was unbelievably well sold. — Miles Collier The difference between preserved and neglected Forget politics, religion and sex. If you really want to stir the pot in a conversation these days, get two or more collector car enthusiasts together and ask what the difference is between a barn find, a preservation candidate and a restoration project. For more fireworks, let one (or more) be familiar with the Italian term “conservato,” which literally means “preserved,” but the meaning of “preserved” is quite different in Italy than in the United States. Conservato is the past participle of the Italian verb conservare, whose meanings include “preserve” or “conserve” but also — and most important in this context — “to treasure or to cherish.” In the Italian collector car sense, a vehicle which is conservato is not one that has been hermetically sealed in a garage from new, and it is not a car which has been driven 30 miles per year, never out of second gear or in the rain. Sports Car Market Brian Henniker, courtesy of Gooding & Company

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Instead, conservato refers to cars that have been used as intended — while being lovingly and regularly maintained and cared for as required. If the original dark metallic gray paint faded, it was resprayed in the same color in the same materials. If the side bolster of the driver’s seat became worn away in normal use, the original vinyl was repaired. It could — and should be — considered the best and most honest use of a vehicle as its creators intended. Never abused, never neglected, never abandoned. This is analogous to a prized piece of antique furniture which has been used but loved for centuries. It will show clear evidence of fulfilling its function without having been abused, abandoned or reconstructed. When asked to contribute to this article, I leaped at the chance, especially given the vehicle being discussed. I spent a good deal of time looking at the “Time Capsule” 1958 Speedster during the auction preview, and I also had the opportunity to compare it with another, somewhat similar Porsche. This year’s Carmel-by-the-Sea Concours on the Avenue featured a new Patina Class. It was defined as follows: “Patina is the wear from constant usage. The spot where the driver’s arm wore off the paint on the door — where the sun cracked the rubber — the door dings and sun damage from being driven (to work) every day for 50 years. The beauty is in their use rather than in their lack of use.” These were not barn finds, with trees growing through them. All had to be drivable, usable as intended. In the class was a 1952 Porsche 356 Pre-A coupe. The original ivory paint was largely burned off on the horizontal surfaces, and the original fabric interior remained underneath the well-worn period vinyl re-covering. The chrome trim showed heavy pitting, but the shut lines were even and tight, and the panel fit was as superb as the day it left Zuffenhausen. It might be argued that the finishes were a bit past preserving, but refreshing the paint and interior would result in a very satisfying, interesting and, dare I say, original driver. Examining the auction 356, it was clear that when it was parked, the storage was not ideal, and the car showed several modifications made by the time it left the road. While it had been repainted in the original color, corrosion had made the sills and door bottoms explode. The panel fit of the trunk and doors was variable, and the interior sported metal sill-plate covers that appeared to have been made on someone’s garage workbench. As has been seen in other situations, the bidding ended with the car, clearly to my eye an ambitious restoration project, being sold at the level of a fully restored example. Why? Clearly because at least two bidders thought it was worth paying over the odds for what they may have thought to be a preservation candidate. That it isn’t will become apparent in short order. As the collector car market continues to mature and collectors become more discriminating, I hope the not-too-subtle differences in these categories will become clearer to many more. ♦ — Donald Osborne November 2015 55

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Legal Files John Draneas So You Want to Import a Car ... U.S. law imposes a number of regulatory requirements on cars which have often been very different than the requirements in other countries with all FMVSS and EPA emissions requirements. That isn’t something you can do yourself. Rather, the importer must contract with a Department of Transportation Registered Importer to do the conversion work before the tires touch U.S. roads. A list of Registered Importers is available at the NHTSA website: www.nhtsa.gov. The approval process considers the feasibility of converting a par- ticular model to comply with FMVSS. The list of nonconforming models that have previously been approved for importation is also available at the NHTSA website. If your car is on the list, you’re good to go. If it isn’t, you will have to submit a petition to have it approved before you can import and convert it. No indication is given as to how much time to allow for that pro- cess. Just keep in mind that the process is a bureaucratic function, so it isn’t likely to be quick. You should also be prepared for a denial, as the standards are whether the conversion is feasible from a physical and economic perspective. Your personal willingness to spend more to do the near impossible isn’t going to matter. Show or Display A Show or Display category became effective in 1999. This category A s exchange rates fluctuate, collector cars cross the oceans in the direction of the arbitrage. Add in some recent changes in U.S. import rules, and there is now quite a bit of interest in importing collector cars into the U.S. Is that a feasible option for the collector? U.S. law imposes a number of regulatory requirements on cars — safety, bumper, theft-prevention, emissions and other standards — which have often been very different than the requirements in other countries. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency describes this plethora of safety requirements as “all applicable Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards,” which it affectionately shortens to FMVSS. The primary considerations when importing a vehicle is whether you must modify it to comply with FMVSS and EPA emissions requirements. The 25-year-old free pass Cars that are at least 25 years old get a free pass at the federal level but may still have to meet your state’s emissions regulations (check with your local DMV). They can be imported without having to conform to FMVSS. They don’t have to deal with emissions requirements either, as those apply only to cars under 21 years old. For those cars, the only costs are transport costs and duties. This is a very broad and valuable exception, and has actually re- sulted in many unscrupulous importers masquerading some newer cars as older cars. (See “Legal Files,” March 2015, p. 40.) Conforming cars Cars under 25 years old are classified as either “conforming” or “nonconforming.” Cars that were initially built to comply with all FMVSS (so the manufacturer didn’t have to mess with different rules) are conforming cars and can be imported automatically. They will have a factory-affixed label to that effect, usually found near the driver’s door. Note that the car was either built that way or it wasn’t — it can’t be “certified” now, not even by the manufacturer. If the car doesn’t have that label, it is considered “nonconforming.” Nonconforming cars A nonconforming car can be imported only if is pre-approved for import and it is modified once it arrives in the U.S. so that it complies 56 is designed for nonconforming cars that are of such historical or technological significance that it is in the public interest to show or display the car in the U.S. — even though it would be difficult or impossible to bring it into compliance with FMVSS. Significance is determined under five key factors, as well as others: • Whether the same model was available for sale in the U.S. when new • Whether the model has previously been approved • Whether the vehicle is currently in production • Whether production exceeded 500 units — if it did, exceptional significance will be required • Whether the vehicle is a kit car, replica or special construction vehicle The NHTSA website includes lists of vehicles that have been ap- proved and disapproved for Show or Display. There do seem to be some inconsistencies. For example, a Porsche 959 was approved, but a Porsche 959 S (race car) was not approved. Proving your case Whether your car is on the list or not, you must specifically apply for permission to import a Show or Display vehicle. You must prove your case. For technological significance, you must identify the specific tech- nology, engineering and construction features that set it apart from others of its vintage. Particular historical significance must be identified. If ownership by a person of historical significance is the basis, you must submit proof of such ownership. If it is the first or last of a particular model, manufacturer’s documentation is required if available, otherwise through a recognized historical source. One-of-a-kind status must be proven. Show or Display cars cannot be driven more than 2,500 miles per year. The FMVSS exemption does not extend to the EPA emissions requirements. The car must be made emissions-compliant. Disassembled vehicles A vehicle shipped without an engine and transmission is consid- ered an assemblage of parts — not a motor vehicle. However, you must remove (and cannot import) all parts that would be subject to FMVSS but are not certified by the manufacturer as complying with FMVSS. Examples include tires and rims, seat belts, brake hoses and lamps. The assemblage is treated as a vehicle if it is shipped with an unin- Sports Car Market

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stalled engine and transmission. If you’re going to do that, ship them separately at different times. Importation expenses Importing cars isn’t cheap. There are a lot of variables — the nature of the car, distance, countries involved, the shipping company you select, transport modes, security, and all sorts of other details, bells and whistles. But there are some basic guidelines we can consider. You have to pay a 2.5% duty, but there are a variety of harbor fees, processing fees and so on that can bring the final charges up to around 3% of the value of the car. You are required to post a surety bond to cover these charges, which generally runs around 0.4% of the value of the car. Insurance is typically 1% of the value of the car. Transport costs depend on a lot of things. If shipping by ocean, you have containerization, warehousing and handling fees at either end, distance traveled, top-deck vs. below-deck placement and a host of other details that can affect the cost. As a general benchmark, figure on $4,000 to $5,000 for U.K. to U.S. shipping. If you ship by air, costs are based upon the size of your vehicle. Figure on double or triple ocean costs, but you have lower handling fees, so air transport sometimes compares quite favorably. Either way, add in transport fees to get your car to the export terminal and from the U.S. port to your home. Put that all together, and you can end up around 4.4% of the value of the car plus $5,000–$20,000 of transportation costs. On a $500,000 car, that adds up to $27,000–$42,000. Conversion expenses The cost of converting a non-complying car, or making a Show or Display car emissions-compliant, is completely model-specific, and the variables are numerous. Les Weaver at Houston’s Wallace Environmental Testing Labs was kind enough to give us some rough guidelines. The more “normal” cars — modern Mercedes-Benzes and Porsche 911s — usually fall into the $15,000–$20,000 ballpark. The limited-production, “special” cars — Ferraris, Maseratis, Alfas — usually fall into the $50,000 ballpark. But Weaver cautions that we can’t generalize that much. “1996 models are significantly more expensive than 1995 models because the rules changed,” Weaver said. “And silly things can kill you. If you have to add tire pressure sensors, the system programming is very difficult, and that modification can run $4,000 by itself.” Tips from an importer If you’re going to import a car, get a good importer to help you. One of the best is Martin Button at Cosdel International Transportation. Button gives two good pieces of advice: First, don’t skimp. Use reliable, experienced companies, as a lot can go wrong when you are moving goods halfway around the world. When glitches arise, you want someone who knows what to do. Second, buy good insurance. “Accidents happen. Shipping is a risky business,” Button said. It’s been decades since a car container fell off a ship, and very few cargo ships sink, but there are instances of port crane failures where containers are dropped. Cars also get driven into and out of containers and terminals, with resulting risks. Button also mentions an unusual risk to insure. If the cargo vessel suffers a breakdown while en route, it has to be “saved” with emergency repairs so it can continue on its journey. The towing and repair costs are customarily charged to all of the cargo on the ship, allocated based upon its relative declared value. That can make for a lopsided allocation with a $5 million or $10 million car. I wouldn’t have thought of that one. ♦ JOHN DRANEAS is an attorney in Oregon. His comments are general in nature and are not intended to substitute for consultation with an attorney. He can be reached through www.draneaslaw.com. November 2015 57

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Simon Says Simon Kidston Selling a Valuable Car? Go Pro Seasoned brokers or auctioneers are usually passionate about cars — and their reputations are at stake and is well intentioned, which in my experience most are. You manufacture widgets, and you have worked hard to build your business, which is how you can finally afford to indulge your passion. Consider this: The person you’re now negotiating with has chosen to make your hobby his full-time job. Who knows, you may love widgets, but does a Realtor love houses, or a banker money (okay, maybe scrap that last analogy) as much as a car dealer loves cars? People who have chosen this as a full-time career usu- ally have a deep passion for their subject, so don’t assume that earning a living from it makes them less sincere. Then consider the role of a middleman, such as an auctioneer or broker. Their job is to put deals together — either in public or private — as efficiently as possible. De-personalizing negotiations may not sound obvious, but when large numbers, egos and tempers are involved, it’s often essential. The message: “Tell him it’s xxxx thousand and not a cent less, or he can xx xx xxx” rarely gets conveyed without a diplomatic filter. Equally: “It was restored by the last owner; I’m sure the bills are somewhere and that everything was done” will be scrutinized, corrected and expanded upon by a professional eager to maintain his own credibility and avoid even the whiff of a damaging lawsuit. Talking of reputations, ask yourself who has more to A long with bookmakers, estate agents, purveyors of double glazing and life insurance, second-hand car dealers haven’t had the best rap since their profession was created. Maybe it’s a hangover from the sheep rustlers and horse thieves of earlier centuries. Mention of the occupation in polite British society still conjures up images of a cigar-chomping rogue in a sheepskin coat and flat cap accompanied by the jingle of gold bracelet against watch, smiling as he gestures toward his stock, laid out — here I’m really dating the scene — on a World War II bomb site somewhere along Warren Street in London. If you’re wondering, it’s where Bernie Ecclestone started out. Last month’s “Legal Files” story about a Californian car broker embattled against an innocent purchaser (October 2015, p. 48) didn’t do much to dispel the stereotype, but spare a thought for what it means in 2015 to work in the classic car business. Hang out a shingle and away you go Let’s firstly admit that the barriers to entry aren’t very daunting. There’s no exam to pass, no university degree to frame on the office wall and no globally recognized trade body to certify its members. In most places, anyone can set up in business buying, selling, brokering or somehow making money from cars, and in recent years the bandwagon has been working overtime. You can barely take 10 paces into a car show without being approached by casual acquaintances eager to tell you about their latest business venture before you stop them: “Don’t tell me, you’re dealing in classic cars...” A startled look. “How did you know?” The cars are always the same — seldom pre-war, usually red or silver, without much to differentiate one from the other except mileage and some tenuous detail: “They only made xx 612 Scagliettis with a manual gearbox, so it’s a great investment: so great in fact that I’m not really sure about selling it, as I know it’ll be worth more next year/month/ week/tomorrow/by dinner time.” Reputations matter Let’s assume you’re dealing with one of the good guys who knows what he’s doing (sorry, it’s almost always a “he,” as our business doesn’t exactly move with the times...) 58 lose if tempers start to fray and high-profile mud-slinging follows: the well-established auction house or dealer, or the private person casually dipping his toe into the market? Hello, gray hairs It’s often said that if any given business was easy, ev- eryone would be in it. Whilst that seems to be increasingly the case in ours, let me share a typical exchange with you from the past 24 hours to put things into perspective: A successful entrepreneur met on holiday owns a rare Aston Martin which he never uses. He’s had approaches to sell. He quoted a price to someone, and two men came over from Europe to view it. They made an offer — which he declined. Luckily, he found out they were dealers, and if they’d paid the price he’d originally asked, he would have been “leaving $300k on the table.” Phew, near miss... Next, an auction house came to see the car (presum- ably stumbling on it by chance, as he’s not really a seller). They valued it at $1.2m–$1.5m and wanted to consign it. I suggest we inspect it. “Okay.” “What do you actually want for it?” “I won’t even think about offers under $1.5m.” “So, at what price will you definitely sell the car?” “Offers over $1.6m” (two hours later). “But wasn’t it $1.5m?” “Maybe, but next month who knows?” Quicksand comes to mind, and this is only the start of negotiations... Choose your agent wisely and watch his hair grow gray as his bank account grows, but it’ll be money well spent. ♦ Sports Car Market

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MONTEREY RECAP FIRST-TIMER PERSPECTIVE Dawn at Pebble, Stirling Moss and a Bar Fight I saw at least a half-dozen Dino Ferrari colors that I’d never seen before, and there’s something so pharmaceutical about the new Lambos by Reid Trummel Maseratis, Alfa Romeos and other marques. It was enough eye candy for a serious case of sugar shock. I saw at least a half-dozen Dino Ferrari colors that I’d never seen before, and there’s something so pharmaceutical about the new Lambos. Dawn at Pebble I also made it to the Pebble Beach Concours, begin- ning very early with the Hagerty-sponsored “Dawn Patrol” consisting of free hats (until they run out), coffee and doughnuts for those willing to arrive before first light to watch the cars driven onto the show field. Jay Leno strolled past at one point. Only later, wandering among the cars with the Pacific Coast backdrop and perfect weather, did it begin to sink in how special these cars are and how most of them would be best-of-show winners in almost any other venue. From croquet to bar fights Then there are the auctions. Each of the auctions has its own personality — from croquet on the lawn to bar fight — and each is excellent spectator sport. You can also bid on a car, and that’s like going to a football game and playing wide receiver for one series of downs. It gives you a whole new perspective with the potential for a major endorphin rush — or a concussion. It’s a zoo, or a jungle, or a three-ring circus — pick Early birds at Pebble Beach catch the cars coming to the show field T his wasn’t my first time to the car events in Monterey and Pebble Beach. While in Uncle Sam’s Army and stationed in the area in the early 1980s, I made it to all of the events for four years running. All of the events in those days would be the vintage races on Saturday and the concours on Sunday. In 1981, admission to the Monterey Historic Automobile Races (as they were then called) cost $12, and the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance set you back a $10 donation to the United Way and Pebble Beach Foundation. For $22, it was quite a weekend. However, the intervening 30-plus years have added so much that you can no longer do it all, and you’ll need much deeper pockets. You also need a strategy to maximize your spontaneous fun. I decided to skip the races on this first time to the new-and-improved-since-1984 Monterey Car Week, to which I returned this year as part of the SCM entourage. I went to the start of the Tour d’Elegance, which is a drive around the Peninsula for Pebble Beach Concours cars and owners. Watching crews extracting amazing cars from their carriers and lining them up where you could walk around them would have been enough, but I spied Sir Stirling Moss enjoying the spectacle. I took the opportunity to introduce myself and remember some mutual friends with him. Sharing a chuckle and recollections of departed friends with Sir Stirling made for an experience that will prove difficult to duplicate. Concorso car heaven I entered my 1972 Alfa Romeo Junior Z 1600 in Concorso Italiano. Italian cars are like so many Italians: good-looking, impeccably dressed, suave and sophisticated. Even the plainest among them is noteworthy. Concorso is Italian to the core: relaxed, classy and fun. Then add the perfect golf course with manicured rolling hills — and the died-and-gone-to-car-heaven collection of Ferraris, Lamborghinis, 62 Sir Stirling Moss helps bring a new generation into the motorsports fold Sports Car Market your cliché, they all apply. Although most of the events are staged within a relatively small area, the road network can be confusing and some roads will be closed, and you’re not the only one trying to navigate them on a schedule. The SCM Insider’s Guide to Monterey is invaluable here. And then there’s parking. Remember to bring comfortable walking shoes. Car heaven awaits, and next August is already closer than you think. ♦ Tony Piff Reid Trummel

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MONTEREY RECAP 14TH ANNUAL SCM INSIDER’S SEMINAR What’s Going On in This Market? A new breed of collector knows the way to Monterey, and experts pick the one car they’d have by Robert Cumberford made, the volume was low in the beginning, and there are few of the early cars left. This makes them highly desirable. “They’re real cars, capable of being daily drivers, but every year a couple of them disappear forever,” Collier said. “We may see a $5 million 911 soon,” Serio said. However, prices are still highly speculative. Serio also noted that where 911s are concerned, at any event, “all the cars drove in, and all the cars drove out,” underlining the astonishing practicality of the model in all its nearly infinite iterations and limited-volume special series. Osborne said condition is everything, and that a car with no “stories” is automatically five times more valuable than one that has to be explained. Experts choose cars On the subject of creating a worthy collection today, Stephen Serio has his say on SCM’s million-dollar panel T he theme of SCM’s 14th Annual Pebble Beach Insider’s Seminar was “the tone of the market,” and SCM’s highly qualified experts gave a sizeable audience a diverse view of what’s going on right now. Or, more precisely, right then — on August 15, 2015, in the Gooding & Company tent at Pebble Beach. Sale results from the Monterey Auctions were healthy, but panelists agree that the mix of buyers seems to be changing. Many of the old guard are graying out and dispersing collections a long time in the making, and many new enthusiasts are seeking completely different kinds of cars from those most desired in the past. Panelist Jim Pickering, SCM Managing Editor, said, “People collect their own past,” which means a different set of cars for younger collectors, who, according to fellow panelist Stephen Serio, are “the Fast and Furious crowd.” And so be it. Car collectors with different interests What’s important is that there are still thousands of enthusiastic collectors of automotive memories, whether in the tangible form of cars and memorabilia or just thoughts shared with fellow enthusiasts. Miles Collier called the market “steady,” a point of view that Simon Kidston more or less shared. In contrast, Serio said “it’s moribund.” Carl Bomstead noted declining volumes and prices in the classic car market and said it is weak, as did Donald Osborne. Bomstead explored one of the reasons for problems with classics, referencing a magnificent 1934 Packard Twelve 1108 Sport Sedan offered at Gooding & Company this year. “What are you going to do with it?” Bomstead said. Apart from showing it in vari- ous concours, the answer is “not much.” There are few driving events for classics, they’re not easily useable day to day, and without the convenience of power steering, they’re often not much fun to drive. Speaking of fun… A car that is fun to drive, and which was the subject of a great discussion among the panelists, is Porsche’s perpetual 911. Collier noted that while 900,000 911s have been 64 there was a good bit of jocular exchanges among the experts. Kidston suggested that a good start would be to include the ’34 Packard referenced by Bomstead, adding a couple of multi-million-dollar cars, such as a 1998 McLaren F1 “in LM spec,” a ’61 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California and a $36,000 ’60 Austin FX 4 Brougham Sedanca (a fancy London taxi). Osborne had in mind a highly affordable start, including a ’95 Alfa Romeo 164, a ’93 Mustang 5.0, a ’92 Toyota Supra Mk III turbo, and a ’90 Mazda MX-5. The last brought on a discussion of whether Miatas are contemporary Bugeye Sprites. Most agreed that, yes, it is exactly that. Serio’s suggestions included the ’89 Aston Martin AM V8 Vantage and a ’91 Testarossa with 3,000 miles on the clock. That raised the question of why Lamborghini Countach prices are exploding now — and why none of them seem to have covered any significant distance in their lives. It does seem true that many of today’s highly valued collectibles don’t really have much status as cars, only as objects of signification. Moderator Keith Martin closed by asking each pan- elist to name the single car that they’d want if they could have only one. Given the range of cars that each has now, or has had in the past, I found the panelists’ selections fascinating, providing insight into their personalities and historical appreciations. Collier chose a ’53 Jaguar C-type lightweight, while Bomstead picked a ’35 Auburn 8 Speedster. Pickering wanted one of those low-mileage ’88 Countachs, and Osborne named a ’51 Ferrari 212 Vignale. Serio chose the ’62 Bertone 250 Berlinetta, and Kidston the 1964 Ferrari 250 LM. Interesting and worthy choices from an even more worthy and interesting panel whose presence and participation gave so much pleasure to those attending the Insider’s Seminar this year. ♦ Sports Car Market David Tomaro

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MONTEREY RECAP JET PARTY Kicking Off With the Jet Set The Monterey Car Weekend gets off to a roaring start with supercars, classic sports cars, aircraft and fine food Story and Photos by Carl Bomstead Some of the best transportation available by land or air this year’s bash was on August 12. The Monterey Car Week starts a bit earlier now, but that does not stop the 3,000 or so attendees from vying for elusive tickets. The Motorworks Revival is in part a luxury lifestyle event, and some of the most G Details expensive and exotic private aircraft and supercars bask on the tarmac. Honda, for example, presented their long awaited OTWEM light jet with their revolutionary twin engines mounted over the wing. Nearby stood the red-and-black 1937 Stinson Reliant SR airplane, which had a couple of vintage Ferraris parked nearby. Perhaps it would have been more appropriate if the cars were Auburns or Duesenbergs, as Stinson was part of E.L. Cord’s empire. He acquired 60% of Stinson Aircraft in 1929. In between million-dollar supercars and jets that could whisk you to the far corners of the Earth were 11 culinary stations offering varied fare. At almost every turn, libations from Bernardus, Roederer, Stella Artois and a new favorite tequila, El Jeffe, were on offer. If a new supercar was on your horizon, then you were at the right spot, as a dozen or so were presented, and several new models were introduced. Shelby American announced a limited Plan ahead: The next Gordon McCall’s Motorworks Revival at the Monterey Jet Center is scheduled for August 17, 2016 Cost: $350 per person. Order tickets as soon as possible, as the Jet Party sells out every year Where: Monterey Jet Center, Monterey, CA Web: www.mccallevents.com 66 production of 50 anniversary Shelby Daytona coupes, available with either aluminum or fiberglass bodies. Acura presented their all-new NSX, and Toyota gave the first public demonstration of its Mirai hydrogen-fuel-cell vehicle. One of the nine surviving GM Futurliners, fully restored to its former glory, served as an example of how new cars were presented in the 1950s as part of the Parade of Progress. This one, however, presented the “new” jet engine as Power for the Air Age. The Art Deco design ordon McCall knows how to throw a party. Well, he’s certainly experienced, as this was the 24th year he has hosted the Motorworks Revival at the Monterey Jet Center. It was once the unofficial kickoff to the Pebble Beach Weekend, and was quite a contrast to the new McLaren 570S, a Panoz and the swoopy Italian Pagani. The Motorworks Revival is not all about a luxurious lifestyle, as the event benefits two worthy causes. It has long supported the California Highway Patrol’s 11-99 Foundation, which assists families in need. This year, the Motorworks Revival added the Naval Postgraduate School Foundation as a supported charity. Next year, on August 17, the McCall’s Motorworks Revival celebrates its 25th anniversary. While exceeding this year’s event will be a challenge, I am willing to bet Gordon McCall and his crew will make it a happening. ♦ GM’s Futurliners still capture the imagination Sports Car Market

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MONTEREY RECAP LEGENDS OF THE AUTOBAHN ‘No, I Did Not Misspell It. It Really is an EMW’ A 1954 EMW 327-2 was in a class of its own at Legends — the best bargain of Monterey Classic Car Week Story and Photos by B. Mitchell Carlson 1954 EMW 327-2, owned by Craig and Danne McLaughlin D uring Monterey Car Week, where credit cards glow red-hot, the phrase “cheap is good, free is better” is rare — and popular. That was especially true at the Legends of the Autobahn on August 14. Now in its sixth year, Legends keeps getting better and better, and is one of the finest events on the Peninsula — and with no admission charge. The crowd found a clear morning and long, sweeping lines of show-ready cars on the gently graded fairway. Emceed once again by Publisher Keith Martin, he called “rags down” for the concours participants at 10 a.m., which signaled the start of the judging. Martin then conducted the awards ceremony. For the first time, Legends had a featured car class — the BMW E-9 series of coupes. Although no 2000 CS or 2.5 CS cars were in attendance, every other street variant of these Karmann-bodied coupes was represented among 27 coupes. Gearheads enjoyed great examples of BMW 2800 CS, 3.0 CS, 3.0 CSi — plus winged and basic 3.0 CSL cars. After the formal judging ended, BMW CCA judge Shannon Essex took everyone back to the earliest days of BMW club gatherings: the Fastest Windows of the West race. E-9 coupes have notoriously slow power windows, so all contestants competed against the clock to see who could roll their driver’s window down and back up the fastest. Although CSL cars and Euro-spec 2800 CS BMWs have manual windows, their owners also competed — and almost every hand-cranker had better times than the power winders. The Fastest Windows in the West title for 2015 Details Plan ahead: The next Legends of the Autobahn is scheduled for August 19, 2016 Where: The Nicklaus Club-Monterey golf course Cost: This event is free to spectators (there is a modest charge for parking), which makes it a great deal during Monterey Classic Car Week Number of entries: Expect to see hundreds of BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz cars — and even a few Porsches Website: www.legendsoftheautobahn. org 68 was won by Charles Rich’s 1972 3.0 CSLi. One German car was in a class of one this year: a 1954 EMW 327-2, owned by Craig and Danne McLaughlin. That’s E, not B, as in Eisenacher Motorenwerk. Before World War II, BMW’s car factory was located in Eisenach. After the war, Eisenach was in Soviet-controlled East Germany. While the factory sustained some damage, the East German government was able to get it up and working again by the early 1950s, as most of the tooling for Best of BMW, Best of Show and Fastest Windows in the West — Charle’s Rich’s Taiga 3.0 CSL Sports Car Market several pre-war car models survived. These EMWs were pretty much cookie-cutter copies of the pre-war BMW. The McLaughlins’ coupe is believed to be one of 505 built — and one of five known to be in the U.S. “After I sent in my registration, they called me up to confirm what I really had, thinking I may have misspelled BMW,” Craig McLaughlin said. “I told them that no, I did not misspell it, it really is an EMW.” The surging interest in 1980s high-performance cars was apparent among the Audi contingent. One notable example was Chris Fisher’s 1983 Ur-Quattro coupe, which won Best of Audi. The best of Mercedes-Benz was awarded to Bruce Iannelli for his 1965 230SL. The best of BMW went to Charles Rich’s Taiga 3.0 CSL, which also won Best of Show. The large crowd confirmed that Legends is the best deal of Monterey Car Week. If you are a fan of German luxury and performance, free really is better. ♦

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MONTEREY RECAP PORSCHE WERKS REUNION Porsche Cuts a Swath in the Carmel Valley A sea of Porsches — more than 700 — flowed onto the rolling fairways Story and Photo by Michael Leven Hot cars somehow make a hot day more tolerable I t was unusually warm by Monterey Peninsula standards — and a glorious day to see 700 cars rolling onto the Rancho Cañada Golf Club in Carmel Valley for the Second Annual Porsche Werks Reunion on August 14. This year’s gathering had a 35% increase in the number of cars on display compared with 2014 — an emphatic endorsement of the Porsche Club of America’s decision to de-couple their event from Legends of the Autobahn last year. Porsche Cars North America and Michelin were again the major sponsors, aided in no small part by a dozen odd vendor booths hawking a range of items including T-shirts, used parts and collector car insurance. PCNA further supported the event by providing a recently restored and wonderfully displayed Gulf 917K on a small open trailer pulled by a Porsche-liveried Volkswagen Type 2 pickup! And they brought some big names, including the CEO of Porsche Cars North America, Detlev von Platen, factory race driver Patrick Long, Klaus Bischoff, curator at the Porsche Museum, and three-time Le Mans winner and Porsche dealer extraordinaire Hurley Haywood. The latter two were very generous with their time and gave extended interviews over the PA system. I cornered Haywood to get the scoop on cutting to the front of the line on a new and highly in-demand Cayman GT4. “They’re so hot I can’t get any! Besides, you’ll have to get in line behind your dad; he wants one too,” Haywood said. Hmm, maybe I’ll have to remind Dad of all those lessons about sharing. And speaking of very successful racers, sitting quietly Details Plan ahead: The Third Annual Porsche Werks Reunion is scheduled for August 19, 2016 Cost: Free for spectators Number of entrants: More than 700 in 2015 Website: www.werksreunion. com 70 and very unassumingly next to his wonderful, unrestored ’58 Speedster was none other than former Ford Trans Am and GTP driver Tom Gloy. Deservedly, Tom took home an award, his car being selected as “Michelin’s Choice” for favorite car. Michelin stepped up to the plate not only with this award, but with a display that took up an entire corner of the show field. Featuring a quartet of Porsche GT cars all in a row — a GT1, a GT2, GT3 and the aforementioned hard-to-get Cayman GT4 — it was a feast for Go Even Faster folks. Another highlight was a small sampling of racers from the Ingram Collection, all the way from North Carolina. They brought along a 550 Spyder, a Carrera GTL Abarth, an ex-Monte Carlo Rally Carrera RS and a few other tasty morsels. I could not get a clean shot of these cars as a group, such was the never-ending parade of people taking them in. It was a real treat to get so close up to so many iconic old race cars. Out on the greater field, the cars were sorted into judging groups of like-type, and there were enclaves of the different 911 series. 914s had their own class, as did the early front-engined, water-cooled cars. Celebrating their 40th anniversary, the 930s had their own place of honor. Then there were dozens and dozens of 356s along one rolling hill — it was wonderful to see so many in one place. Nearby were a line of short-wheelbase, longhood 912s, which I really enjoyed. Although they’re oft-derided as the poor man’s 911, I prefer to think of them as an updated, more modern version of the 356. They came from an era when Porsche was starting to offer some really unique colors, and the field included one I’d never seen. I enjoyed the hue — and the story — of the Lido Gold 912 owned by a gentleman who lived just over the mountain in the Arroyo Seco Canyon. He bought it 44 years ago, never succumbed to the “paint it red” syndrome and has clearly taken very good care of the car since. Bravo. Perhaps the most lasting impression I will take away from this year’s event was the sea of cars that filled the fairway below. In many colors and going on for 100 yards, this mass of German engineering was very impressive and gave me pause to consider the huge swath this relatively small manufacturer has cut through the automotive landscape. I can’t wait until next year. ♦ Sports Car Market

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MONTEREY RECAP THE QUAIL, A MOTORSPORTS GATHERING Snakes Invade Monterey’s Exclusive Garden Party The bucolic tranquility of the afternoon was delightfully shattered when a couple dozen Shelby GT350s were escorted onto the field by Carl Bomstead A group of Shelby GT350s from the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion paid a visit to The Quail T he Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, has become one of the premier events of the Monterey car week. This was the 13th year that the event has been held at the Quail Lodge and Golf Club. It took place on August 14, 2015. The Quail takes some effort to attend, as tickets are limited and are quickly acquired — even though they are a bit pricey. However, the effort and expense are rewarded, as one of The Quail’s traditions is a relaxed and uncrowded atmosphere that allows you to take your time with the cars and photograph at leisure. Food and drink are certainly plentiful, with several large food pavilions offering exceptional fare and wine tastings at almost every turn. This year sports and racing was the featured category, and 220 vehicles were pre- sented in Pre-War Sports and Racing, Post-War Sports, Post-War Racing, Sports and Racing Motorcycles, The Great Ferraris, Longtail Cars of Le Mans, Iconic Pre-1965 Porsches and Supercar classes. Ferraris were, of course, out in force, and the 1952 Ferrari 340 Mexico Berlinetta, raced by Luigi Chinetti and Jean Lucas in the 1952 Carrera Panamericana, was presented in its original livery. It also raced in the 1953 Mille Miglia and the 12 Hours of Reims. A favorite was the 1952 Porsche Pre-A coupe that has been maintained in a preserved state. It is one of only 417 produced, and after 30 years of storage it has been mechanically recommissioned, but it retains the patina acquired in its lengthy hibernation. As a stark contrast, a 1969 Porsche 908/02 Flunder Langheck was presented in the Cars of Le Mans Class. It was converted by Porsche from a short tail as the only 908/02 Long Tail Spyder for the 1970 24 Hours of Le Mans. A 1987 Porsche 911 Turbo appeared, at first glance, to be a well-maintained example and 72 Details Plan ahead: The next The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering is scheduled for August 19, 2016 Cost: $450 per person Event details: A ticket includes fine food from several pavilions, wine tasting, cocktails, live entertainment, parking and collectibles Rally: The Quail Rally is a three-day drive around Monterey County that precedes The Quail. The Quail Rally is an invitation-only event that includes 30 vintage cars from different collectors Web: www.signatureevents.peninsula.com Tip: Want to go next year? Keep tabs on the website, and get your reservation in as soon as possible. This is the toughest ticket of Monterey Car Week rightly so, as it had only 5,000 documented miles. It had been acquired when new by an artist who built her studio to include the car. It was only taken out for its annual service, which accounted for the extremely low mileage. The bucolic tranquility of the afternoon was delight- fully shattered when a couple dozen Shelby GT350s were escorted onto the field. They had driven over the Laureles Grade Road from the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, where they had been celebrating their 50th Anniversary. The GT350s and were on display at The Quail until they returned to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The most-photographed car at the Quail was the 1932 Ford Speedway that noted builder Steve Moal had recently completed for TV personality Wayne Carini. It was finished to Moal’s usual high standard and had a number of unique custom touches. It seems all the photographs included Wayne, so it’s hard to say if the photographers were more interested in the car or him. Judging at The Quail takes a less-traditional ap- proach, as the cars in each class are judged by their peers. The class winners are then presented in the Rolex Circle of Champions, where all entrants vote on which vehicle they believe stands above its peers in design, engineering and presentation. This year’s winner was Lance Butler’s 1968 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Stradale. The car is one of 18 constructed, and only 10 are thought to still exist. This car is often considered the best-looking motorcar ever constructed, and the award was certainly well deserved Next year’s event will take place on August 19, but competition for tickets is keen, so be aware of their availability. It is an exhilarating experience. ♦ Sports Car Market Tony Piff

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SCMers at The Quail Robert D. Adams—FL 1956 Cooper T39 Mk II “Bobtail” Michael & Shelia Alessandro—WY 1974 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino George & Sibet Alspaugh—CA 1952 Porsche 356 Pre-A coupe Stanley & Merle Bauer—CA 1965 Alfa Romeo Gulia Sprint GTA Michael Baum—CA 1953 Lancia Appia berlina Bob & Jean Bennett—OR 1960 Austin-Healey 3000 Steven Jay Bernheim—CA 1956 Jaguar XK 140 roadster Tony J. Blevins—FL 1974 DeTomaso Pantera GTS Fred & Ramona Bohlander—CA 1956 AC Ace Bristol Scott & Dawn Brady—T x1972 Ferrari 246 GT Dino Bob & Michele Cohen—CA 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Paul Colony—CA 1956 Alfa Romeo 1900 CSS 3-window coupe Terry Cook—NJ 1937 Auburn-Bugatti-Delahaye Boattail Speedster Chris & Ann Cox—NC 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Dennis Crowley—FL 1995 Ferrari F50 Marc Davidian—CA 1959 Porsche 356 sunroof coupe Marc Davidian—CA 1964 Porsche 356C cabriolet Elizabeth & Robert T. Devlin—CA 1959 Porsche 356A cabriolet David Eichenbaum—FL 1964 Alfa Romeo TZ-1 Jim Farley—CA 1968 Meyers-Manx Dune Buggy Bradley Farrell—NY 1954 Jaguar XK 120M Laurie Florkiewicz—AZ 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster Richard Gale—CA 1968 Jaguar XKE Series I½ convertible Martha & Richard Glasser—VA 1969 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2 James M. Glickenhaus—NY 1967 Ferrari 412P Jay Goldman—NY 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB William R. Grimsley—CA 1963 Iso A3/C continuation John & Jan Grosseto—CA 1955 Osca MT4 Christopher Guido—NJ 1966 Meyers-Manx Dune Buggy Jon R. Hagstrom—CA 1948 Packard Station sedan Somer Hooker—TN 1952 Vincent Black Shadow Special Joe Hurwich—CA 1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale Kent & Melissa Hussey—GA 1955 Jaguar XK 140 MC/SE The Hon. Sir Michael Kadoorie—HKG 1929 Alfa Romeo 1750 SS Zagato Spider Van & Merrill Kasper—CA 1967 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2 Tom Kazamek—CA 2007 Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR 722 Edition Simon Kidston—CHE 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Robert Kurtz—CT 1964 Shelby Cobra 289 roadster Robert La Mar—CA 1955 Morgan Plus 4 drophead coupe Enrique Landa—CA 1967 Ferrari 330 GTC Dennis LeVett—CA 1959 Autobianchi Bianchina Carlos Macaya—CRI 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB David MacNeil—IL 1960 Ferrari 250 SWB Carl Gustav Magnusson—CA 1965 Jaguar XKE Series I Mike & Barbara Malamut, Malamut Auto Museum—CA 1967 Mazda Cosmo 110S Bruce Meyer—CA 1932 Ford hot rod Chris Miller—CA 1966 Bultaco #35 Mercurio 200cc David & Melissa Mohlman—CA 2005 Ferrari Superamerica Brooke B. & Gary D. Moore—CA 1936 Bentley 4¼ Litre Mouse Motors—IL 1968 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Stradale Peter & Merle Mullin, Peter Mullin Automotive Museum—CA 1937 Delahaye V12 Don & Carol Murray—CA 1956 Porsche 356A sunroof coupe Buddy & Arline Pepp—CA 1974 Iso Grifo Petersen Automotive Museum—CA 2016 Ford GT40 Petersen Automotive Museum—CA 1966 Ford GT40 Mk II Petersen Automotive Museum—CA 1967 Ford GT40 Mk III Richard & Susan Plavetich—CA 1953 Ford Comete Gail & Barbara Reingold—CA 1964 Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider 1600 Normale Ken & Dayle Roath—CA 2014 Ferrari La Ferrari Chris & Pat Roman—CA 1962 Porsche 356B T-6 roadster Brian & Kim Ross—OH 1952 Ferrari 340 Mexico Bruce Sansone & Emily Schilling—CA 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 William L. Scheffler—CA 2000 Acura NSX-T Tony Shooshani—CA 1995 Ferrari F50 James & Gail Smalley—WA 1956 Austin-Healey 100M Robert Strand—CA 1951 Austin FX3 London Taxi Jim Taylor—NY 1952 Allard J2X Robert Weiner—TX 1961 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2 William Weiner—CA 1968 Paton S1 Malcolm Welford—CA 1966 Jaguar XKE Series I 4.2 coupe Marc Willard—CA 1987 Porsche 911 Turbo Darrin Woo—CA 1957 Fiat-Abarth 750 GT Double Bubble William Woodburn—CT 1956 Ferrari 250 Europa GT Glenn Yuen—CAN 1996 Ferrari F50 Art Zafiropoulo—CA 1952 Ferrari 342/375 America cabriolet November 2015 73

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MONTEREY RECAP CONCORSO ITALIANO A Reunion for the True Italian Gearheads Relaxed, upscale vibes and acres of gorgeous sculpted metal by Tony Piff Lamborghinis in a gumball assortment of colors and flavors “I had a ’63 California Spyder, serial number 4121, and I put 140,000 miles on it,” said SCMer Ken Thomas from Lakewood, CA, as he reclined under the shade of a red Ferrari umbrella with his wife, Marie. “We drove it up here every year for 20 years.” Now a different car sat before them on the Concorso Italiano show field — a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT 2+2. Its deep black paint gleamed in the sun, but up close the car wore the proud patina of long, uninhibited enjoyment. “I bought it at 65,000 (miles),” Thomas said. “It has about 85,000. I like coming here ’cause I go buy the parts I need. I just bought $160 in pedal pads. That California, I rebuilt the engine three times.” While other Monterey Classic Car Week events draw huge crowds of spectators, Concorso is a reunion for the true Italian gearheads. The breeze wafting up from Monterey Bay carried Publisher Martin’s amplified voice from the awards stage across the vast lawn at the Bayonet & Black Horse Golf Club in Seaside. Even at noon, there was space for families to stroll four abreast. More than 1,000 Italian cars, arranged in tidy clusters, spread up and down the undulating hills: vintage grand tourers, modern supercars, humble Fiats and charming Etceterinis, countless Alfas. SCMer Richard Molke and his son came from Short Hills, NJ, to show their 1965 Lamborghini 350GT. Just out of a three-year resto- Details Best of Show: 1961 Ferrari 250 SWB, Ted Johnson Plan ahead: Concorso Italiano returns to the Bayonet & Black Horse Golf Club on August 20, 2016 Cost: $150 per person Number of entrants: More than 1,000 Website: www.concorso.com 74 1961 Ferrari 250 GT 2+2 owned by SCMer Ken Thomas and his wife, Marie, of Lakewood, CA ration, the car came away with a Best of Marque trophy. “We finished it Thursday,” Molke said. Said Molke’s son Rich, age 30, regarding young people and the old-car hobby, “Anybody under 30, the main thing is to keep it analog. It’s all about, ‘Can you drive a stick?’” Across the fairway, Brooke Myhre opened the trunk of his 1969 Alfa Romeo 1750 GTV and said with a smile, “Lots of Ferrari owners wish they had an Alfa.” “Oh, stop,” said his wife, reaching inside for a cashmere scarf that just happened to match the car’s yellow paint. “When I met him, the passenger’s seat wasn’t in the car. I said, ‘Who is this guy?’ Look at her now. She’s beautiful. I helped strip and catalog every piece of stainless.” “It’s my only car since 1997,” said Myhre. “I actually drive the car. It probably has 181,000 miles. This is the third rebuild.” ♦ SCM Best of Tipo Awards for Alfa Romeo Tipo 101 (1963–66 Giulia Sprint and Spider): 1963 Giulia Spider, Guido Peruzzi Tipo 750 (1955–62 Giulietta series Sprint, Spider and Berlina): 1959 Giulietta Veloce, Tom Sahines Tipo 115 (1974 and later GT Junior, 1969–76 Junior Zagato, 1974–91 Spider): 1974 Spider, Shawn Hanson Tipo 101 winner: ’63 Giulia Spider Tipo 105 (All years GTV 1600-2000, 1966–71 Duetto/Spider, all years Giulia Super): 1967 Giulia Super, Dino Crescentini Tipo 116 (1975–86 Alfetta GT and GTV-6): 1986 GTV6, Jianni Trojan Sports Car Market David Tomaro Tony Piff

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SCMers at Concorso Italiano Ron Adams—Paradise Valley, AZ 2004 Ferrari 430 Challenge Stradale Fred Anderson—Raleigh, NC 1963 Ferrari 250 GTL Daniel Aynesworth—Genoa, NV 1968 Porsche 911L Targa Steve Barber—San Jose, CA 1973 Alfa Romeo GTV Susan Baxter—Carmel, CA 1988 Alfa Romeo Spider Quadrifoglio Don Behrens—Manhattan Beach, CA 1965 Lamborghini 350 GT Bill & Carol Biggs—Kelseyville, CA 1986 Ferrari 328 GTS Tony Blevins—West Palm Beach, FL 1974 DeTomaso Pantera Alan Boe—Braselton, GA 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2 Hiram Bond & Paul Marcelino —Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 2013 Iso Z1 Jim Bonney—Carmichael, CA 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE Ben Maurice Brown—Sausalito, CA 1991 Ferrari Mondial t cabriolet Jim Brown—Newbury Park, CA 2006 Porsche Cayenne Scott Brown—Balboa Island, CA 2006 Ferrari 612 Carl Canales—Gilroy, CA 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLK300 Redgee Capili—Morgan Hill, CA 2001 Ferrari 360 Spider F1 Richard Carpeneti—San Francisco, CA 1977 Maserati Merak SS Carlo Cestarollo—Sonoma, CA 1993 Alfa Romeo 164L Wally Clark—Villa Park, CA 1983 Ferrari 308 GTSi QV Jeff Cobb—Baton Rouge, LA 1969 DeTomaso Mangusta prototype Timothy Cosentino—Madera, CA 1994 Lotus Esprit Brian Cummings—Soquel, CA 2007 Ferrari F430 Gregory Cunningham—Mill Valley, CA 1967 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Christopher DeCenzo—Atherton, CA 1977 Ferrari 308 GTB Kurt Delimon—San Jose, CA 1969 Alfa Romeo 1750 GTV Payton Dobbs—San Francisco, CA 1999 Ferrari 550 Maranello Lance Dublin—San Francisco, CA 2004 Ferrari 360 Spider Russell Duncanson—Bass Lake, CA 2011 Maserati GranTurismo cabriolet Johnathan Edwards—Sausalito, CA 1973 Alfa Romeo GTV Michael Egan—Watsonville, CA 1973 Fiat 124 Spider David Eichenbaum—St. Petersburg, FL 1964 Alfa Romeo TZ-1 Tom Escover—Novato, CA 1985 Ferrari 308 GTSi Craig Filice—Gilroy, CA 1972 DeTomaso Pantera David Fisher—San Jose, CA 1972 Alfa Romeo 2000 GTV Matthew Flier—Newberg, OR 1974 Ferrari 308 GT4 Dino Benjamin Gage—Hillsborough, CA 2006 Ferrari F430 Spyder Thomas Galli—San Rafael, CA 1972 DeTomaso Pantera Dennis & Susan Garrity—Green Bay, WI 1963 Ferrari 250 GTE John Gavin—Pleasanton, CA 1992 Alfa Romeo 164L Gerard Geraci—Naperville, IL 1987 Ferrari 328 GTS Raymond Gin—Sacramento, CA 1999 Lamborghini Diablo VT Martha Glasser—Virginia beach, VA 1969 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2 Michael Gulett—Carmel, CA 1966 Iso Grifo J. Hutson Hart—Petaluma, CA 1972 Alfa Romeo 2000 GT Veloce J. Hutson Hart—Petaluma, CA 1972 Alfa Romeo GT Veloce Michael S. Hart—Burlingame, CA 1974 Iso Grifo Forrest E. Hatch—Gold Hill, OR 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Hoffman Hibbett—San Jose, CA 1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso Gary T. Hiniker—Bedford, MA 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE Ted Hirth—Laguna Niguel, CA 1964 Iso Rivolta GT Michael Ingegno—San Leandro, CA 1961 Alfa Romeo Giuletta Sprint Don Jacobs—Corona Del Mar, CA 2007 Ferrari 599 Fiorano GTB Frederick Johansen—San Francisco, CA 1975 Fiat 124 Spyder Thomas Johnson—Boynton Beach, FL 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Justin Jurgens—San Luis Obispo, CA 1960 Triumph Italia 2000 Phil Katzakian—Lodi, CA 1967 Lamborghini Islero Jim Keck—Joliet, IL 1958 Alfa Romeo Guillieta Sprint Myles H. Kitchen—Aptos, CA 1995 Ferrari F355 GTS Gary Kuntz—Danville, CA 1999 Ferrari 550 Maranello Richard Lane—Scotts Valley, CA 1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Richard & Patricia Lanni—Newport Beach, CA 2014 Maserati Ghibli Greg & Lori Lazzerini—Chualar, CA 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Curtis Leaverton—Urbandale, IA 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano Alloy Robert Timothy Leister—Pebble Beach, CA 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia Robert Leoni—Oakland, CA 1972 BMW 3.0 CS Roland LeVeque—Westlake Village, CA 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Edward Levin—West Hollywood, CA 1970 Lancia Fulvia 1.6 HF Armando Levy—San Francisco, CA 1975 Ferrari 308 GT4 Dino Charles Lillard—Woodland, CA 1970 Iso Grifo Steve Lucanic—Santa Rosa, CA 1993 Cadillac Allante List continued on p. 77 November 2015 75

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MONTEREY RECAP PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE Spectacular Cars in a Spectacular Setting This year, 219 of the world’s finest, and in some cases, most valuable, motorcars were displayed by Carl Bomstead Best in Show — 1924 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A cabriolet, owned by Jim and Dot Patterson of Louisville, KY T he Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance is the biggest event in the collector car year, and it never disappoints. The 65th Annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance rolled onto the famed 17th and 18th fairways of the Pebble Bach Golf Links early in the morning of August 16. More than 200 of the world’s finest motor cars were presented at one of the world’s most scenic settings, overlooking Point Lobo and Stillwater Cove. This year’s event even had a blast from the distant past. The concours was first held in 1950 as an afterthought to the SCCA Road Race that ran on the pine-shaded 17-Mile Drive. In that era, many of the cars came directly from the race, and others were the current offerings of sports car manufacturers. In fact, the Edwards R-26 that won the road race also won Best in Show at the inaugural concours. Ferrari first raced in 1951 and won the championship in 1953. This year the race was re-created for the Ferraris on 17-Mile Drive, and there was a special display for them in the Pebble Beach Road Races class. Seven cars were entered, and the winner was the 1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Series 1 Spyder owned by Thomas Peck of Irvine, CA. There was also a class for the Shelby GT350, as it was their 50th anniversary. Ford president Lee Iacocca asked Carroll Shelby to make a race car from a Ford Mustang, and Shelby did just that, as the Mustang-based Shelby GT350 became one of America’s favorite sports cars. Eight examples were invited, and they included a prototype, a supercharged example and one once owned by Bobby Rahal. Other significant classes included Details Plan ahead: The 66th Annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is scheduled for August 21, 2016. Pebble Beach Concours events will start on August 17 and run through August 21 Tour: The Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance will take concours cars and their owners on a famous drive around the Monterey Peninsula on August 18, 2016. The Pebble Beach Motoring Classic takes concours participants on a drive from Seattle to Pebble Beach over nine days Number of entries: About 200 cars and motorcycles Seminars: The concours sponsors seminars during the week. Visit the official website for more information Cost: $300 for one general admission ticket if bought in advance. Day-of-show admission is $350 More: www.pebblebeachconcours.net 76 Designs by Carrozzeria Touring, Pope, Post-War Cunninghams and Mercury Customs, which included the 1951 Bob Hirohata Custom Coupe. There were several classes for Ferraris, which are always popular, and pre-war British sports car models were also featured. DuPonts are extremely rare, but 11 were on the lawn in a special class, with the striking black-and-white 1931 duPont Model H Sport Phaeton belonging to Richard Riegel winning the coveted Best in Class as well as the Classic Car Club of America Trophy. The Thursday Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance attracts a large percentage of the concours entrants. Owners drive the cars about 70 miles along the scenic The 1951 Bob Hirohata Custom Mercury coupe Sports Car Market California coastline. Spectators line the route and applaud the cars as they pass. The tour concludes in downtown Carmel, and thousands of people who do not have a chance to attend the concours have the opportunity to see the cars parked along the street. Receiving a ribbon for finishing the event is a tie-breaker in Sunday’s judging, and any damage or road rash sustained on the tour is ignored. The cars are encouraged to be driven! This marked the 40th year for the Pebble Beach Foundation. This year, over $1.8 million was raised to help people in need through the 100 local charities the foundation supports. This year, 219 of the world’s finest, and in some cases, most valuable, motorcars were displayed. The coveted Best of Show, as selected by the Honorary and Chief Class judges, was awarded to the 1924 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A cabriolet, which was bodied by Swiss Carrosserie Worblaufen. Jim and Dot Patterson of Louisville, KY, are the owners. It was the Pattersons’ second Best of Show win, and the impressive Isotta Fraschini, mounted on the lengthy 145-inch chassis, was selected over a 1953 Abarth 1100 Sport Ghia coupe, a 1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Kellner Torpedo phaeton and a 1937 Delahaye 145 Franay Cabriolet. It was a difficult but well-deserved selection. ♦ Steve Burton, courtesy of Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance David Tomaro

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Award-winning SCMers at Pebble Beach John Atzbach—Redmond, WA 1965 Shelby GT350 Road & Track Trophy Class S: Shelby GT350 50th Anniversary 1st Stanley & Merle Bauer—Beverly Hills, CA 1920 Stutz Series H Bearcat Class B: Vintage 1st William E. “Chip” Connor—Reno, NV 1965 Porsche 356SC Karmann coupe Class L-2: Postwar Preservation 3rd Jan De Reu—Knokke, BEL 1957 Siata 208S Motto Spyder Class O-2: Postwar Late 3rd Lammot J. du Pont—McLean, VA 1929 duPont Model G Merrimac Special sedan Class D: duPont 2nd Tony & Jonna Ficco—Wheat Ridge, CO 1934 Packard 1108 Twelve Dietrich convertible Class C-2: American Classic Open Packard 3rd Marc Fisher—Greenwich, CT 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB Scaglietti Spyder California Class M-1: Ferrari Grand Touring 2nd Raphael Gabay—Philadelphia, PA 1966 Lamborghini 400GT Touring coupe Class N: Designs by Carrozzeria Touring 3rd Audrey & Martin Gruss—Palm Beach, FL 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB Scaglietti Spyder California Competizione Class M-2: Ferrari Competition 3rd Lee & Joan Herrington—Bow, NH 1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Pininfarina coupe Aerodinamico Prototipo Class M-1: Ferrari Grand Touring 3rd Mark Hovander—Seattle, WA 1965 Shelby GT350 Prototype Class S: Shelby GT350 50th Anniversary 2nd Frank Lucca—Yorba Linda, CA 1985 Ferrari 400i Len Maggiore—San Jose, CA 1989 Ferrari 328 GTS Brown M. Maloney—Sequim, WA 2009 Ferrari F430 Spider Kevin McBride—Valencia, CA 1997 Ferrari F355 Spider Dan McCallum—Vancouver, BC, CAN 1993 Lancia Delta Integrale Evo I Paul Mehus—Somerset, CA 1998 Ferrari 550 Maranello Bud & Jan Millard—Millbrae, CA 1972 DeTomaso Mangusta Ralph Moceo—Santa Cruz, CA 1958 Fiat 1200 TV Jack Molinier—Tarzana, CA 1978 Volvo 262 Bertone coupe Richard Molke—Short Hills, NJ 1965 Lamborghini 350GT Brian Moore—Gold River, CA 1972 Iso Grifo IR 9 7-liter Martin & Molly Ann Moore —Englewood, CO 1963 Ferrari 250 GTE Dennis Nicotra—New Haven, CT 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Eugene O’Gorman—Pleasanton, CA 1961 Maserati 3500 Vignale Spyder Robert Ochi—Granite Bay, CA 1986 Ferrari 328 GTS Michael Odierna—Greenwich, CT 2013 Ferrari 458 Spider Michael Palmieri—San Jose, CA 1994 Ferrari 348 TB Challenge November 2015 Alex Penrith—Ojai, CA 1988 Ferrari 328 GTS Buddy Pepp—Beverly Hills, CA 1974 Iso Grifo David Petruska—Sebastopol, CA 1975 Ferrari 308 GT4 Michael Plitkins—Piedmont, CA 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Mike & Nanette Ponte—San Ramon, CA 1983 Ferrari 308 QV Michael Pordes—Fairfield, CA 1967 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GT Veloce Jon Quint—Piedmont, CA 1972 Ferrari 246 GT Dino David Raisbeck—Shorewood, MN 1957 Ferrari Boano Ron Ray—Sebastopol, CA 2013 Ferrari 458 Italia Todd Reeg—Paradise Valley, AZ 1992 Ferrari 512 TR Roy & Barbara Riccetti—Gilroy, CA 1983 Ferrari 308 GTS QV Eric Rothenhaus—Oakland, CA 2006 Lotus Exige Paul Schaeffer—Tiburon, CA 1967 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 John & Linda Schwamm—Carefree, AZ 1972 DeTomaso Pantera Bill & Mihaela Smailes —Thousand Oaks, CA 1995 Ferrari F355 Ron & Diane Spindler—Los Angeles, CA 1969 Bizzarrini 5300 Strada Robert Sponsel—Santa Barbara, CA 1959 Fiat Zagato coupe The Keller Collection at the Pyramids—Petaluma, CA 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Gran Sport Touring Spider Elegance in Motion Trophy 1928 Mercedes-Benz 680S tourer Class I: Mercedes-Benz 1st 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Gran Sport Touring Spider Class N: Designs by Carrozzeria Touring 2nd Jeff Lotman—Los Angeles, CA 1959 Lister Costin Roadster Class O-3: Postwar Racing 3rd Lorin Tryon Trophy 1934 Duesenberg Model J Walker-LaGrande convertible Class G: Duesenberg 2nd Sam & Emily Mann—Englewood, NJ 1937 Delahaye 145 Franay cabriolet Best of Show Nominee Gwenn Graham Most Elegant Convertible Class J-2: European Classic Late 1st T. G. Mittler—Santa Fe, NM 1951 Cunningham C-2 roadster Class P: Postwar Cunninghams 1st John & Heather Mozart—Palo Alto, CA 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Scaglietti berlinetta Class M-4: Ferrari Preservation 3rd Jaime & Cecilia Muldoon—Guadalajara, ME 1937 Jaguar SS 100 roadster Class K-2: British Prewar Sports Cars Late 1st Merle & Peter Mullin—Oxnard, CA 1902 Panhard et Levassor Type B1 saloon Charles A. Chayne Trophy Jim Patterson/The Patterson Collection—Louisville, KY 1924 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A F. Ramseier & Cie Worblaufen cabriolet Best of Show Class J-1: European Classic Early 1st SCMers at Concorso Italiano—continued from p. 75 Wally Stevens—San Diego, CA 2014 Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 coupe Mario & Cleclia Tarigo—Los Altos Hills, CA 2003 Ferrari Enzo Art Taxman—Port Orange, FL 1961 Ferrari 250 GTE Anthony Theophilos—Piedmont, CA 1988 Ferrari 328 GTS Tish & Tom Thinesen—Sunnyvale, CA 1972 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino Kenneth & Marie Thomas—Lakewood, CA 1961 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2 James Treadwell—Carmichael, CA 1991 Alfa Romeo 164 S David J. Truitt—Salem, OR 2013 Ferrari 575 M Maranello Reid Trummel—Portland, OR 1972 Alfa Romeo Junior Zagato 1600 Joe Ventura—San Diego, CA 1980 Alfa Romeo 512 BB Bruce Wagner—Salinas, CA 1980 Maserati Merak SS Bruce & Peggy Wanta—Bellevue, WA 2005 Ford GT Robert Weiner—Houston, T 1961 Ferrari 250 GTE David Wheeler—Leesburg, VA 1961 Ferrari 250 GTE Scott Whitman—Saratoga, CA 2012 Lotus Evora S GP Edition Ethan & Dea Wilson—Campbell, CA 2003 Ferrari 360 Modena GT Tom Wilson—Los Angeles, CA 1963 Ferrari 250 GTE N. Gene & Sally A. Perkins—Greenwood, IN 1932 Packard 904 Deluxe Eight Dietrich Stationary coupe Class C-3: American Classic Closed 2nd Margie & Robert E. Petersen Collection—Los Angeles, CA 1939 Bugatti Type 57C Vanvooren cabriolet French Cup Class J-2: European Classic Late 2nd Christian Philippsen—Monte Carlo, MCO 1926 Bentley 3 Litre Speed Model Vanden Plas tourer Class K-1: British Prewar Sports Cars Early 2nd Kirk M. Pumphrey—San Jose, CA 1923 Mercer Series 6 Sporting Ansel Adams Award Class B: Vintage 2nd Bobby Rahal—Chicago, IL 1965 Shelby GT350 Class S: Shelby GT350 50th Anniversary 3rd The Revs Institute for Automotive Research Inc.—Naples, FL 1953 Cunningham C-5R roadster Briggs Cunningham Trophy Richard Riegel—Bedford Hills, NY 1931 duPont Model H Merrimac Sport phaeton Classic Car Club of America Trophy Class D: duPont 1st Neal & Susan Ryan—Smithtown, NY 1946 Delahaye 135 MS Pourtout coupe Aérodynamique The Vitesse – Elegance Trophy Class O-1: Postwar Early 2nd Leonard-Steven Schuster—New York, NY 1906 Pierce Great Arrow 40-45 Touring Class L-1: Prewar Preservation 1st Jonathan & Wendy Segal—San Diego, CA 1956 Maserati A6G 2000 Frua coupe Class L-2: Postwar Preservation 2nd John P. Shibles—Sea Grit, NJ 1933 Lincoln KB Dietrich convertible Lincoln Trophy Jon Shirley—Medina, WA 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring berlinetta Strother MacMinn Most Elegant Sports Car The Simeone Automotive Foundation—Philadelphia, PA 1952 Cunningham C-4R Competition roadster Gran Turismo Trophy Class P: Postwar Cunninghams 3rd David B. Smith—Medina, WA 1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Touring coupe Mille Miglia Pre-War Trophy Class N: Designs by Carrozzeria Touring 1st Laura & Jack B. Smith Jr.—Elkhart, IN 1934 Packard Twelve Model 1107 convertible Victoria Class C-2: American Classic Open Packard 1st Orin & Stephanie Smith—Vero Beach, FL 1933 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Brewster Special Permanent Newmarket Class H-1: Rolls-Royce Prewar 1st James B. Sprague—Washington, DC 1938 Alvis Speed 25 Offord & Sons open two-seater Class K-2: British Prewar Sports Cars Late 2nd David Sydorick—Beverly Hills, CA 1954 Fiat 8V Zagato coupe Class O-2: Postwar Late 2nd James W. Taylor—Gloversville, NY 1954 Cunningham C-3 Vignale coupe Class P: Postwar Cunninghams 2nd Don Williams—Danville, CA 1932 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Figoni et Falaschi Pillarless berline J.B. & Dorothy Nethercutt Most Elegant Closed Car Class H-1: Rolls-Royce Prewar 2nd Rick & Angie Workman—Windermere, FL 1961 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Pininfarina SWB coupe Class M-4: Ferrari Preservation 2nd Harry Yeaggy—Cincinnati, OH 1934 Duesenberg Model J Walker-LaGrande convertible Class G: Duesenberg 1st 77

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MONTEREY RECAP POSTCARDS FROM MONTEREY Filling up memory cards at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Scenes From the Peninsula Ringman extraordinaire Marty Hill at the Russo and Steele auction Auctioneer Max Girardo works the room at RM Sotheby’s ĪȈMONTEREY RECAP POSTCARDS FROM MONTEREY Filling up memory cards at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Scenes DS FROM MONTEREY Filling up memory cards at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Scenes From the Peninsula Ringman extraordinaire Marty Hill at the Russo and Steele auc Tony Piff David Tomaro David Tomaro

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Car owners and spectators enjoy a casual moment before the Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance November 2015 79 Tony Piff

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MONTEREY RECAP POSTCARDS FROM MONTEREY Transporters carefully unload precious cargo at Pebble Beach Future hobbyists view the goods at The Quail Dawn Patrol watchers see the cars drive to the fi ĪȈMONTEREY RECAP POSTCARDS FROM MONTEREY Transporters carefully unload precious cargo at Pebble Beach Future ho RDS FROM MONTEREY Transporters carefully unload precious cargo at Pebble Beach Future hobbyists view the goods at The Quail Dawn Patrol watchers see the cars drive to the fi Tony Piff Tony Piff Tony Pi Tony Piff Tony Piff Tony Piff

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MONTEREY RECAP THE NUMBERS Monterey’s Top 200 This year, 860 of 1,256 cars/motorcycles changed hands on the Monterey Peninsula for $396,732,789, with an average price per vehicle of $461,317 Rank 1 2 3 4 5 (Tie) 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 (Tie) 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 (Tie) 30 31 32 (Tie) 34 35 (Tie) 37 38 (Tie) 40 41 (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) 45 46 47 82 Sold Price Model $17,600,000 1964 Ferrari 250 LM $16,830,000 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder $16,500,000 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Speciale $13,750,000 1998 McLaren F1 LM-spec $13,200,000 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France Competizione $13,200,000 1953 Jaguar C-type Lightweight Works racer $10,120,000 1982 Porsche 956 racer $8,525,000 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Alloy Competizione $8,500,000 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder $7,975,000 1950 Ferrari 275S/340 America $6,050,000 2005 Ferrari Enzo $5,400,000 1960 Porsche RS 60 racer $5,087,500 1957 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Series II coupe $4,015,000 1931 Bentley 4½ Litre supercharged roadster $3,960,000 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Alloy $3,877,500 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 $3,630,000 1934 Packard Twelve Model 1108 sedan $3,300,000 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 $3,300,000 1994 Ferrari F40 LM $3,025,000 1965 Ferrari 500 Superfast $2,750,000 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder $2,640,000 1971 Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Daytona Spyder $2,484,000 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400 S $2,475,000 1971 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV $2,430,000 1970 Plymouth Hemi ’Cuda convertible $2,420,000 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO $2,365,000 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO $2,310,000 2012 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport $2,310,000 1966 Ferrari 206 GTS Dino $2,200,000 1951 Ferrari 212 Inter cabriolet $2,106,000 1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera $2,090,000 2005 Maserati MC12 $2,090,000 1998 Ferrari 333 SP $2,062,500 1952 Jaguar XK 120 Supersonic coupe $1,980,000 1995 Ferrari F50 $1,980,000 2015 McLaren P1 $1,952,500 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24S America Spider $1,925,000 1965 Ferrari 275 GTS $1,925,000 2015 McLaren P1 $1,842,500 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Series II cabriolet $1,815,000 1910 American Underslung Traveler toy tonneau $1,815,000 2006 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 $1,815,000 1963 Ferrari 250 GT/L Lusso $1,815,000 1953 Fiat 8V Supersonic coupe $1,732,500 1988 Porsche 959 Komfort $1,701,000 2005 Maserati MC12 racer $1,650,000 1939 Lagonda V12 Rapide roadster Auction & Lot RMS, #113 G&C, #129 G&C, #39 RMS, #107 RMS, #332 RMS, #235 G&C, #50 Bon, #56 RMS, #118 RMS, #217 RMS, #103 G&C, #143 G&C, #135 RMS, #342 RMS, #309 G&C, #29 G&C, #123 RMS, #121 RMS, #116 G&C, #20 RMS, #120 Bon, #59 Mec, #S66 RMS, #105 Mec, #F69 RMS, #124 Bon, #32 RMS, #112 G&C, #34 Bon, #65 Mec, #S71 RMS, #117 G&C, #140 RMS, #223 RMS, #106 RMS, #245 Bon, #44 G&C, #59 G&C, #62 G&C, #153 RMS, #246 RMS, #111 RMS, #328 Bon, #28 G&C, #23 Mec, #S109 G&C, #47 Rank (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) 51 (Tie) 53 54 55 56 (Tie) 58 (Tie) 60 61 62 63 (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) 69 70 (Tie) 72 73 (Tie) 75 (Tie) 77 (Tie) (Tie) 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) 90 (Tie) (Tie) 93 94 Sold Price Model $1,650,000 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing $1,650,000 1967 Porsche 906E racer $1,650,000 1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental drophead coupe $1,595,000 1933 Duesenberg Model SJ Riviera phaeton $1,595,000 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing $1,540,000 1965 Aston Martin DB5 convertible $1,485,000 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano prototype coupe $1,457,500 1987 Porsche 959 Komfort coupe $1,375,000 2008 Lamborghini Reventón $1,375,000 1992 Ferrari F40 $1,320,000 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Series II prototype cabriolet $1,320,000 1976 Lamborghini Countach LP 400 Periscopio $1,292,500 1975 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 RSR $1,242,000 1989 Ferrari F40 $1,237,500 1990 Ferrari F40 $1,210,000 1953 Bentley R-type Continental fastback $1,210,000 1960 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster $1,210,000 1988 Porsche 959 Komfort coupe $1,210,000 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 roadster $1,210,000 1927 Bentley 6½ Litre Le Mans Sports roadster $1,210,000 1960 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster $1,166,000 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing $1,155,000 1940 Aston Martin Speed Model Type C $1,155,000 1956 Bentley S1 Continental drophead coupe $1,100,000 1959 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster $1,080,000 2005 Porsche Carrera GT $1,080,000 1963 Shelby Cobra 289 roadster $1,072,500 1958 Aston Martin DB Mk III drophead coupe $1,072,500 1953 Siata 208S roadster $1,045,000 1970 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona U.S. prototype coupe $1,045,000 1922 Bugatti Type 29/30 racer $1,045,000 1956 Maserati A6G/2000 coupe $1,039,500 1967 Lamborghini Miura P400 $1,026,000 1967 Shelby Cobra 427 roadster $999,000 1967 Toyota 2000GT coupe $990,000 1968 Maserati Ghibli prototype Spyder $962,500 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 RS Lightweight coupe $950,000 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL convertible $935,000 1965 Lamborghini 400GT $935,000 1933 Stutz DV32 Monte Carlo $935,000 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 RS Lightweight $935,000 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.8 RSR $907,500 1933 Marmon Sixteen Victoria coupe $907,500 1949 Veritas Scorpion cabriolet $907,500 1969 Ferrari 365 GTC $902,000 1964 Shelby Cobra 289 roadster $880,000 1911 Fiat Tipo 6 demi-tonneau Auction & Lot G&C, #13 G&C, #117 G&C, #36 RMS, #231 G&C, #131 G&C, #127 RMS, #341 Bon, #72 RMS, #115 G&C, #37 RMS, #225 RMS, #326 G&C, #137 Mec, #S77 Bon, #78 RMS, #221 RMS, #324 RMS, #102 RMS, #212 G&C, #48 G&C, #61 Bon, #70 RMS, #237 RMS, #327 G&C, #110 Mec, #S45 Mec, #S80 RMS, #224 Bon, #61 RMS, #248 Bon, #52 G&C, #18 Bon, #96 Mec, #S129 Mec, #S59 RMS, #233 G&C, #64 Bon, #85 RMS, #331 RMS, #329 G&C, #139 G&C, #145 RMS, #340 Bon, #11 G&C, #53 G&C, #108 G&C, #136 Sports Car Market

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MONTEREY RECAP THE NUMBERS Rank Sold Price Model (Tie) 96 97 98 99 (Tie) 101 102 (Tie) 104 (Tie) (Tie) 107 108 (Tie) 110 (Tie) 112 113 114 115 (Tie) (Tie) 118 119 (Tie) 121 (Tie) 123 124 (Tie) (Tie) 127 (Tie) 129 (Tie) 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 (Tie) (Tie) 146 (Tie) 148 84 $880,000 1937 Lagonda LG45 Rapide roadster $858,000 1965 Shelby Cobra 289 roadster $852,500 1906 Pungs-Finch Limited tourer $837,000 2005 Porsche Carrera GT $825,000 2008 Koenigsegg CCXR $825,000 1967 Toyota 2000GT coupe $810,000 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 convertible $803,000 1969 Ferrari 206 GT Dino $803,000 1967 Toyota 2000GT coupe $797,500 1961 Aston Martin DB4 coupe $797,500 1961 Ferrari 250 GTE Series I coupe $797,500 1968 Ferrari 365 GTC $792,000 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona coupe $781,000 2005 Porsche Carrera GT $781,000 1948 Aston Martin 2 Liter $770,000 1935 Auburn Eight supercharged Speedster $770,000 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona coupe $759,000 1966 Ferrari 330 GTC $748,000 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona coupe $726,000 2001 Ferrari 550 coupe $715,000 1968 Ferrari 330 GTC $715,000 1960 Ferrari 250 GT coupe $715,000 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona coupe $700,000 2016 Shelby GT350 coupe $693,000 2013 Aston Martin DB9 Centennial Concept Spyder $693,000 1959 Ferrari 250 GT coupe $682,000 1967 Aston Martin DB6 Mk I wagon $682,000 2005 Saleen S7 Twin Turbo $671,000 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300Sc coupe $660,000 2004 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato prototype roadster $660,000 1956 Fiat Eden Roc $660,000 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 RS Touring $599,500 1980 BMW M1 coupe $599,500 1995 Ferrari F512 M $583,000 1938 Jaguar SS 100 3.5 roadster $583,000 1958 Porsche 356A Speedster $561,000 1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4 $550,000 1996 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.8 $539,000 1986 Ford RS200 Evolution coupe $522,500 1967 Lamborghini 400GT $517,000 1934 Packard Twelve Model 1107 $506,000 1915 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50-hp limousine $496,800 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition $495,000 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren $484,000 1959 Mercedes-Benz 300D cabriolet $475,000 1967 Lola T70 Mk 2 Spyder $473,000 1934 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 Pescara Spider $467,500 1978 Ferrari 512 BB $462,000 2001 Ferrari 550 $462,000 1993 Jaguar XJ 220 coupe $462,000 1980 BMW M1 coupe $451,000 1923 Bentley 3 Litre Speed Model tourer $451,000 2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK DTM AMG coupe $440,000 1995 Ferrari F512 M Auction & Lot G&C, #45 G&C, #31 RMS, #239 Mec, #S127 RMS, #122 RMS, #104 Mec, #S82 G&C, #21 G&C, #125 RMS, #320 G&C, #116 G&C, #106 RMS, #336 R&S, #S677 Bon, #83 RMS, #338 G&C, #7 G&C, #10 Bon, #90 G&C, #40 RMS, #251 G&C, #138 G&C, #157 G&C, #52 RMS, #229 RMS, #339 RMS, #360 RMS, #119 G&C, #66 Bon, #26 G&C, #121 G&C, #14 Bon, #104 G&C, #5 RMS, #334 G&C, #158 G&C, #12 RMS, #110 G&C, #54 G&C, #55 G&C, #43 RMS, #318 Mec, #S69 RMS, #114 G&C, #151 G&C, #58 Bon, #38 RMS, #228 RMS, #241 RMS, #101 G&C, #67 Bon, #19 G&C, #141 RMS, #208 Rank (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) 152 153 (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) 158 159 (Tie) 161 (Tie) 163 (Tie) 165 (Tie) (Tie) 168 169 (Tie) 171 172 (Tie) 174 175 176 (Tie) 178 (Tie) (Tie) 181 182 (Tie) (Tie) 185 (Tie) (Tie) 188 (Tie) 190 191 (Tie) 193 194 (Tie) (Tie) 197 (Tie) (Tie) 200 (Tie) Sold Price Model $440,000 1957 Porsche 356A 1600 Speedster $440,000 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 $440,000 2005 Ferrari 575 Superamerica $432,000 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 fastback $429,000 1966 Aston Martin DB6 coupe $429,000 1932 Chrysler CL Imperial convertible $429,000 1937 Jaguar SS 100 2.5 roadster $429,000 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 cabriolet $429,000 1957 Lancia Aurelia B24 S cabriolet $421,200 1986 Porsche 935 Kremer K2 $418,000 1961 Ferrari 250 GTE Series I coupe $418,000 1989 Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary coupe $415,800 2003 Ferrari 575M $415,800 1990 Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary coupe $412,500 1965 Shelby GT350 prototype $412,500 1958 Dual-Ghia convertible $407,000 1949 Jaguar XK 120 Alloy roadster $407,000 1961 Rolls-Royce Phantom V sedanca de ville $407,000 1973 Ferrari 246 GT Dino $404,250 1966 Ferrari 330 GT $401,500 1969 Lamborghini Islero S $401,500 1974 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino $396,000 1982 Jaguar XJR-5 IMSA GTP racer $385,000 1954 Talbot-Lago T26 GSL $385,000 1957 Porsche 356A Speedster $379,500 1958 Porsche 356A Speedster $375,000 1974 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino $374,000 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 MFI coupe $374,000 1972 Maserati Ghibli SS 4.9 coupe $368,500 1974 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino $368,500 1988 Lamborghini Countach 5000 QV $368,500 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE Series II 2+2 $367,200 2005 Ford GT $363,000 1969 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2 $363,000 2005 Ford GT $363,000 1950 Delahaye 135M Atlas cabriolet $357,500 1929 Rolls-Royce Phantom II all-weather tourer $357,500 1952 Siata Daina Gran Sport $357,500 2005 Ferrari 575 Maranello Superamerica $352,000 1966 Ferrari 330 GT Series II $352,000 1980 Ferrari 512 BB $351,000 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE cabriolet $341,000 1972 Maserati Ghibli SS 4.9 coupe $341,000 1976 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera US prototype $334,800 2006 Ford GT $330,000 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 cabriolet $330,000 1956 Porsche 356A 1600 Speedster $330,000 1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4 $324,500 1971 Ferrari 365 GTC/4 $324,500 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 RS $324,500 1970 DeTomaso Mangusta $324,000 1997 Porsche 911 Ruf CTR2 coupe $324,000 1960 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II drophead coupe Auction & Lot RMS, #256 R&S, #S667 G&C, #65 Mec, #S112 RMS, #337 RMS, #343 RMS, #321 RMS, #232 G&C, #155 Mec, #S50 G&C, #57 G&C, #107 Mec, #S32 Mec, #S31 RMS, #254 R&S, #S675 RMS, #213 RMS, #313 Bon, #71 R&S, #S674 RMS, #319 G&C, #148 Bon, #23 RMS, #351 G&C, #38 G&C, #103 G&C, #4 RMS, #249 G&C, #112 RMS, #123 RMS, #308 Bon, #81 Mec, #F119 RMS, #243 RMS, #253 Bon, #40 RMS, #353 RMS, #333 Bon, #8 Bon, #108 G&C, #104 Mec, #S155 RMS, #222 RMS, #234 Mec, #S122 RMS, #314 RMS, #108 R&S, #S671 Bon, #6 Bon, #36 G&C, #130 Mec, #S158 Mec, #S116 Sports Car Market

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Ferrari Profile 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Speciale Sharknose This one-off from Bertone was a crown jewel in one of the world’s best Ferrari collections by Steve Ahlgrim Details Years produced: 1959–62 Number produced: About 90 steel-bodied cars and 75 alloy cars Original list price: $13,500 Current SCM Valuation: $7,000,000– $15,000,000 for non-Speciale cars Tune-up cost: $3,000 Distributor caps: $450 (two needed) Chassis # location: Left frame member by steering box Engine # location: Right rear above motor mount Club: Ferrari Club of America More: www.ferrariclubofamerica.com Alternatives: 1936–38 Bugatti Type 57SC Atalante coupe, 1955–56 Alloy-bodied Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing, 1960–63 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder SWB SCM Investment Grade: A Comps Chassis number: 3269GT Engine number: 3269 I n early 1962, Nuccio Bertone purchased a complete 250 GT SWB chassis from Maranello and laid out his vision for a spectacular new Ferrari that he would retain for his personal use. To execute the design, Nuccio turned to Giorgetto Giugiaro, a young stylist who had joined the coachbuilder in 1959. Though he would go on to become one of the most talented and influential designers of the post-war era, the 23-year-old Giugiaro had penned only a handful of cars by 1962. Nevertheless, his Aston Martin DB4GT Jet and a one-off Maserati 5000 GT showcased his remarkable ability to make already outstanding sports cars even more desirable. Working together, Nuccio Bertone and Giorgetto Giugiaro created one of Carrozzeria Bertone’s most famous designs and, quite possibly, the most memorable coachbuilt Ferrari of all time. For the past 35 years, this extraordinary Ferrari has been the crown jewel in one of the most impressive private collections of post-war Italian sports cars ever assembled. Leading Ferrari experts have professed their admiration for this SWB’s striking design, and many top collectors have attempted to acquire it, but it has remained elusive, jealously guarded by its passionate long-term owner and wholly unavailable for more than 30 years. 88 A one-of-a-kind 250 GT SWB, designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro for the personal use of Nuccio Bertone, one of the most successful and influential Italian coachbuilders, 3269GT is a world-class Ferrari that possesses every special quality sought after by discerning collectors. SCM Analysis This car, Lot 39, sold for $16,500,000, including buyer’s premium, at Gooding and Company’s Pebble Beach Auction on August 15, 2015. You’re the head of a successful Italian business and a bit of a gearhead. You’re able to buy any car that you want, and you want a Ferrari. There’s a problem though: You’re Nuccio Bertone, the head of one of the world’s top carrozzerias, and your competition dresses Ferraris. There’s no way a Bertone is going to drive a Pininfarina design, so you’re stuck driving Brand X — until a meeting with Enzo Ferrari results in a 250 SWB chassis delivered to your door. There are several versions of the meeting and how the SWB chassis made its way to Bertone. The true story will probably never be told, as each man would spin the story to embellish his version. In any case, the meeting would produce one of the most important GT Ferraris ever built. 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Lot 120, s/n 3113GT Condition 2- Not sold at $10,000,000 Gooding & Co., Pebble Beach, CA, 8/16/14 SCM# 245035 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Speciale Aerodynamica Lot 10, s/n 3615 Condition 3 Sold at $6,875,000 Bonhams, Carmel Valley, CA, 8/15/14 SCM# 244747 1959 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Competition Lot 136, s/n 1739 Condition 2+ Sold at $7,040,000 RM Auctions, New York, NY, 11/21/13 SCM# 231789 Sports Car Market Brian Henniker, courtesy of Gooding & Company

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Enter Giorgetto Giugiaro Early Ferrari bodies were built at a number of coachbuilders, but by the 1960s, Ferrari had developed a solid allegiance to Pininfarina which continues through today. Bertone had done two previous commissions for Ferrari customers, a 166 Inter Cabriolet for Milan automobile dealer Franco Cornicchia, and a 250 SWB for Dr. Wax, a spirits distributor, but it would not be until the 308 GT4 of the mid-1970s that Bertone would be awarded a Ferrari factory contract. Once at Bertone, chassis 3269 needed a body, and the person selected for the job was Giorgetto Giugiaro. When he was still in his early 20s, Giugiaro was assigned to design the 250 SWB Speciale for Dr. Wax. Several successful projects later, Giugiaro was asked to design the Speciale for the boss. The task was accomplished with the creativity that would become the hallmark of the young designer. The SWB was exceptional on execution and remains exceptional today. Giugiaro’s design paid tribute to Ferrari’s then-current competition cars by dividing the grille area into two sections via a protrusion referred to as a Sharknose. That nose is about the only nod to any previous Ferrari design, as the balance of the car was totally unique. Interestingly, a variation of the nose shows up on the Bizzarrini 5300 GT and the Iso Grifo; however, which is the chicken and which is the egg is subject to debate. A long life with many changes Any assumption that a car this important has remained untouched would be wrong. The car may have been designed and built for Mr. Bertone but it was a tool for his company and it would see limited use with Mr. Bertone behind the wheel. Upon its completion, chassis 3269GT was displayed at the Geneva Auto Show in a beautiful blue finish. A few months later, it was changed to silver gray, then shown at the Torino Auto Show. Shortly thereafter, it went to a new owner — and then quickly passed through two more owners before landing in America a scant five years from its introduction with its fifth owner. The sixth owner was a studio musician named Bill Karp. Mr. Karp didn’t get the memo that you’re not supposed to drive a Ferrari and put chassis 3269 to use as his daily transportation. It’s reported that Karp put over 100,000 miles on the car in his 13 or so years of ownership —sometimes with a drum set stuffed inside. 1980 saw Los Angeles attorney and legendary Ferrari collector Ed Niles sell 3269 to Lorenzo Zambrano. Zambrano, a Mexican, was the head of Cemex, a global construction material supplier and one of the world’s wealthiest men. Zambrano was also a passionate Ferrari collector. His collection was home to some of the most important Ferraris on the planet, including the other Bertone-bodied SWB, chassis 1739. Chassis 3269 was one of his most prized possessions, and it would stay with him until his unexpected passing. Zambrano enjoyed showing his cars, and upon purchase sent 3269 out for a light restoration. The restored car was shown at the 1982 Pebble Beach Concours. In the early 1990s, Zambrano commissioned Bob Smith November 2015 89 Coachworks, a Ferrari restoration specialist, to comprehensively restore the car to top show standards. Following the restoration, 3269 garnered accolades and awards at some top international concours. A very unique, famous car Underlining the importance of 3269 — and complementing its suc- cess on the show field — the car has received extensive press coverage. Chassis 3269 was specifically applauded in period reviews of the 1962 Geneva and Torino auto shows. More recently, 3269 has been the subject of feature articles in Cavallino, Forza, and Road & Track magazines. Several books single out the car for special recognition. Additionally, Ferrari has awarded the car Classiche certification. Most Ferraris are known by their individual model types, as in 250 GTO, California Spyder or NART Spyder. Only a few make what I call singular status. The Bread Van, the Bergman 375 and the Nimbo Spyder are examples of Ferraris with singular status. They are unique examples within a model type that can be exactly identified just by mentioning their name. The Bertone SWB is a member of this elite group. Another sale soon? The absence of a Ferrari blockbuster, such as last year’s 250 GTO, at this year’s Monterey auctions gave several Ferraris the opportunity to share the limelight this auction weekend. Seven of the top 10 sales were Ferraris. Six of them were 250 models. Four of them sold for over $10,000,000, with a 250 LM hitting the weekend’s top sale at $17,600,000. Chassis 3269 beat its $16,000,000 top estimate by $500,000. It was one of the few breakouts of the weekend. The price was well over the value of a standard 250 SWB — and right in line with the high end for the model. It’s hard to value a one-off example like 3269, but there’s a dealer in the U.K. who apparently thinks the car is worth a bit more. 3269 is now offered on the dealer’s website at an undisclosed but obviously greater price. That’s what I call a gutsy play. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Gooding & Company.)

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Ferrari Profile The Cumberford Perspective Extraordinary gifts make an ultra-rare Ferrari for the ages By Robert Cumberford “Y ou should be driving a real car, Bertone!” So saying, Enzo Ferrari reinforced that opinion by giving Nuccio Bertone a 250 GT chassis, which was then clothed in a body designed by the young stylist who’d recently replaced Franco Scaglione at Carrozzeria Bertone: one Giorgetto Giugiaro. That was after Bertone had called Pinin Farina to assure him that it was a personal project, not a bid for the Ferrari business. “I tended to drive it too fast,” Bertone told me some years ago, “and I went off the road a little and damaged it one night. I was too embarrassed to admit it, so I kind of sneaked it into a repair shop before anyone found out.” There was a twinkle in his eye as he told the story. “It was a nice car. I really liked it.” As I did when I first saw it. This was the first road Ferrari to have the twin nostrils of the 1961 Formula One cars. As far as I know, the only other Ferrari that Giugiaro ever designed was the one he did as a gift to himself upon retirement. Good list of clients, though. Two greats of design forever linked in a single great car. ♦ 3 5 2 4 1 6 FRONT 3/4 VIEW 1 These blade bumpers are completely useless. But aren’t they lovely? Delicate and slim, they accentuate the form. 2 I think this is the first expression of the twin-inlet Ferrari racer look for a road car. 3 A really magnificent windshield, tall, sweeping and beautifully framed. 4 This ovalized shape recalls to some extent the Figoni et Falaschi coupes a quarter century older. 5 These fender inlets (or outlets?) were a feature of early Bertone-Giugiaro collaborations. 6 The anomalous squared- up rear wheel opening shocks a bit now, but it was typical of the period. Think Lotus Elite for an extreme example. REAR 3/4 VIEW 7 Simple round taillights have always been good, and they work well here. 8 Lovely profile: not quite a fastback, but not far off. Presumably, Nuccio didn’t care about carrying golf clubs. 9 These cabin vents are another period touch often seen on early Giugiaro designs. 10 Remember wind wings? They increased cost and weight, but were wonderful in use, pre-air conditioning. 11 Proportions, proportions, proportions. Long nose, short tail, enormous satisfac- tion for those within and without classical coupes. 12 Yes, delicate, fairly heavy, hard to clean — but still the most beautiful footwear for gorgeous cars. INTERIOR VIEW (see previous page) The instrument panel is simple, classical, ergonomically poor — think of tuning the radio at speed — but supremely satisfying with the double bumps above the instrument faces. Altogether quite sober, very much a driver’s delight. 9 10 8 11 7 12 90 Sports Car Market

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English Profile 1927 Bentley 6½ Litre Le Mans Sports In Bentley circles, it is perfectly acceptable for a car to have lived in several different bodies during its lifetime by Michael Leven Details Years produced: 1926–30 Number produced: 363 Original list price: $14,000 Current SCM Valuation: $595,000– $1,200,000 Tune-up cost: $400 Chassis # location: Engine side of firewall Engine # location: On right side of engine bearer Club: Bentley Driver’s Club More Information: www.bdcl.org, www. VintageBentleys.org Alternatives: 1936–37 Lagonda LG45 Rapide, 1928–34 Mercedes-Benz SS, Packard 734 Speedster phaeton SCM Investment Grade: A Comps Chassis number: BX2416 A s with all great W.O. Bentley-era cars, the legendary 6½ Litre owes its existence to the original 3-liter design. Racing success, including the 1924 and 1927 Le Mans wins, quickly drove sales, with buyers soon demanding evermore luxurious and heavy custom coachwork, resulting in the more powerful 4½ Litre, which in modified form earned Bentley’s third Le Mans win in 1928. While Tim Birkin famously created the supercharged 4½ Litre Blower Bentley, the Works’ own uprated 6½ Litre Speed Six cars closed out Bentley’s early glory days with wins at Le Mans in 1929 and 1930 — Bentley’s last until 2003. Today, a Le Mans-specification 6½ Litre Speed Six is arguably the most desirable of all Vintage Bentleys. As expected considering their Le Mans-winning cachet, muscular presence and sheer rarity, collector demand has long outstripped supply. Carrying known provenance from delivery to its first owner in April 1927, chassis BX2416 originally was fitted with saloon coachwork by Gurney Nutting in the Weymann style. While hard to imagine today, an old Bentley carried negligible value by the late 1930s and well after the war years. Accordingly, BX2416 was eventually converted into a lightweight racing special by Major Jack Bailey, with a lightweight two-seater racing body fitted to the shortened original chassis. By the mid-1970s, it was under new ownership, with a rudimentary touring-style body fitted. Subsequently, the Bentley was sold to British Bentley specialist David 92 Ayre in 2008 and then to Ron Rezek the same year. Mr. Rezek, in turn, commissioned Ayre to restore the chassis and mechanical components into a highly authentic 1930 Le Mans-style tourer. Of particular note, the chassis (BX2416), engine (numbered BX2421), steering box (numbered BX2416), and rear axle (also numbered BX2416) remained together throughout the eight decades since new, matching the factory build specifications. The restoration was completed in July 2010, with the work and the car’s history documented and depicted in a book containing approximately 30 pages. Soon after the restoration was finished, BX2416 was awarded Best Restoration honors at the Bentley Club Concours d’Elegance in 2010. While other appearances and awards would follow, perhaps even more remarkable is the performance of this 1927 Bentley on several long-distance classic tours, including two editions of the Colorado Grand. Mr. Rezek and this vehicle successfully met their toughest challenge in May 2014 on a particularly demanding European tour with the Bentley Drivers Club, stretching 3,000 miles from London to Paris, Italy, Monaco, and back. Despite the obstacles presented by formidable Alpine roads, including the legendary Stelvio Pass, Mr. Rezek’s vehicle completed the tour with typical Bentley aplomb. As now offered for sale, this 1927 Bentley is com- plete with the aforementioned restoration book and complete specifications. 1928 Bentley 4½ Litre Le Mans Sports “Bobtail” Lot 20, s/n KM3088 Condition 3- Sold at $6,050,000 Gooding & Co., Pebble Beach, CA, 8/18/12 SCM# 209413 1929 Bentley 6½ / 8 Litre Tourer Lot 239, s/n FA2510 Condition 2 Sold at $805,608 Bonhams, Paris Rétromobile, FRA, 2/2/12 SCM# 197323 1929 Bentley Speed Six Le Mans Replica Lot 130, s/n FA2518 Condition 2Sold at $755,745 RM Auctions, Salon Privé, Woodstock, U.K., 6/23/11 SCM# 182216 Sports Car Market Brian Henniker, courtesy of Gooding & Company

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SCM Analysis This car, Lot 48, sold for $1,210,000, including buyer’s premium, at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach auction at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center on August 15, 2015. Ettore Bugatti derisively called them “trucks.” And compared to such elegantly engineered machines as the Type 35 Bugatti, Bentley’s contemporary racers would have appeared ungainly and indelicate. But while Signore Bugatti’s creations — including the decidedly porcine Type 57G “Tank” — won the 24 Hours of Le Mans only twice, these big English lorries took the checkered flag five times in seven years. Add the 2003 win under Volkswagen’s ownership, and Bentley counts six overall victories at Circuit de la Sarthe. Those successes leave behind such legendary 24-hour victors as Alfa Romeo, Ford, Matra and Mercedes-Benz. And only Audi, Ferrari and Porsche can claim better serial dominance at the twice-around-theclock classic, still arguably Europe’s biggest motor race. Clearly, these “trucks” were rugged, fast, and contrary to the trash talk, well engineered. Their legendary status in the pantheon of motorsport history has been hard earned and is well-deserved. The first trio of Le Mans victories were with 4-cylinder cars, but it was clear that to remain competitive Bentley would need more power. Founder W.O. Bentley was an early advocate of there being no substitute for cubic inches, so it was the adaptation of the 6½-liter, 6-cylinder engine for racing that powered Bentley’s final pre-war victories in a car known as Old Number One. The 6½-liter engine was initially developed to provide adequate per- formance for large passenger cars with heavy saloon-style coachwork. A new, sturdier chassis, offered in several different wheelbases, was laid out to further support these bigger cars. It was from this overbuilt chassis and engine combination that the Bentley Speed Six was born. Swapping bodies? No problem! It is important to remember that Bentley — along with many other high-end marques of the time — sold cars without bodies, so it was not especially difficult to swap them out. Many cars lost their original bodies as a result of changing tastes, wartime scrap drives or change in ownership. Others yet were abandoned simply because of age. A lot of Bentleys of the period, for both street and track use, were fitted with lightweight, treated “cloth” bodies, not unlike early airplane fuselages. Our subject vehicle was just such a car, as the original Weymann-style cloth saloon body was formed over an ash wood structure. For any car to still be wearing its original cloth body after almost 90 years would be highly unusual and would have conferred a hefty premium on our subject car’s purchase price had it been in place. This begins to scratch at the long-held belief in Bentley circles that it is perfectly acceptable for one of their beloved to be less than original. I don’t know if that philosophy was thrust onto them by necessity, but if the Bentley Drivers Club were to insist their members comply with what other marque clubs considered original, it would likely make for a small gathering. I suspect very few of the remaining examples could claim to be genuinely original, in the purest sense of the word. This point is further acknowledged on the authoritative website vintagebentleys.org: “Unlike standard cars, vintage Bentleys are constantly being rebuilt, parts exchanged from one car to another, etc.… The fact that we are well aware of the questionable authenticity of vintage Bentleys has led to our objective of determining how authentic the cars are by dealing with current and past owners and getting them to validate modifications that have been made to their cars.” This less-than-precise forensic approach has serious limitations, and to some degree indicates the futility of a narrow definition of originality when discussing early Bentleys. This passage was written by a man who has researched the early cars for over 40 years. So you can surmise the life our subject car, the rebodied BX2416, had led until its restoration is not unusual. Arguably, the car is more unique for the fact that it retains so many of its original parts: the chassis, engine, steering box and rear axle it was born with are still with BX2416. Still racing The header on the Bentley Drivers Club webpage reads, “Racers. Adventurers. Connoisseurs. Perfectionists. Bentley Drivers.” I find the prioritization of these attributes speaks volumes about the spirit of the Bentley community, especially in the U.K., where full grids of these old warhorses can be found on race tracks on a regular basis. While I do not own an old Bentley, I would submit that one of the most appealing aspects for the lucky few would be to actually drive it without the fear of breaking the irreplaceable. Remember, originality is only a relative term for the cars from Cricklewood. A road warrior It is within this context of regular use that our subject car carries tremendous value. BX2416, since its restoration in 2010, has competed in many concours and rallies and logged almost 10,000 miles. In fact, placed on the right flank of its cowl are decals from two editions of the Colorado Grand, as well as one from the “Europe by Bentley” tour, a 3,000-mile journey with the Bentley Drivers Club that went from London to Italy and back. This was one of four cars consigned by Mr. Ron Rezek, who stood nearby answering questions every day of the auction preview. Restored and prepared to a very high standard, this car exudes the brutish presence of a contemporary Speed Six. It was one of my favorites at the auction. And I was far from alone in my admiration. I watched as a very prominent collector spent the better part of an hour inspecting and learning how to operate BX2416. I sincerely hope he, or someone like him, was the winning bidder. If so, it bodes very well for the future of this automobile and it will be used as it should. More than 90 years since its first Le Mans victory, the Bentley legend is still strong, and this car brought fair, market-correct money. But given its unquestionable usability and quality, I believe this car was exceptionally well bought. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Gooding & Company.) November 2015 93

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Etceterini & Friends Profile 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S Spider America This model has been on the rise for a few years, and this car is the world’s best example by Donald Osborne Details Year produced: 1955 Number produced: 240 Original list price: $5,600 Current SCM Valuation: $900,000– $1,300,000 Tune-up cost: $350-$1,000 Distributor cap: $160 Chassis # location: On firewall, stamped in center of engine compartment and on chassis plate Engine # location: Stamped on right side of block Club: American Lancia Club More: www.americanlanciaclub.com Alternatives: 1956–59 BMW 507, 1956–59 Porsche 356A Carrera Speedster, 1953–56 Austin-Healey 100-4 Le Mans SCM Investment Grade: A Comps Chassis number: B24S1138 Engine number: B241198 T his B24 S Spider America had been ordered new by the West Coast Lancia distributor, the nowlegendary Kjell Qvale, to be sold out of his San Francisco-based British Motor Car distributorship. Qvale is believed to have sold chassis 1138 to one of the top managers in his organization, Mr. Robert G. Gillespie. Smart businessmen, both Qvale and Gillespie un- derstood the meaning of the term “Win on Sunday, sell on Monday,” and realized that entering the rare Lancia Spider in sports car racing would be an excellent way to promote and sell the new model. With that in mind, Gillespie reached out to his friend, Eureka, CA-based successful lumberman turned gentleman racer Lou Brero, and entered 1138 in the Torrey Pines Road Races, October 22 and 23, 1955. Racing against all-time greats such as Phil Hill in a Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing and Jack McAfee in a Porsche 550 Spyder, Brero and Gillespie finished 6th in the Torrey Pines six-hour endurance race. B24S Spider America chassis 1138 is believed to have remained in the western United States ever since. An ad in the March 1956 edition of Road & Track magazine indicates Robert Gillespie offered the car for sale. Costa Mesa-based Lancia restoration specialist and aficionado Tony Nicosia later tracked down the car in the 1980s. Nicosia is considered by many to be the expert on post-war Lancias, and his knowledge and extreme attention to detail result in arguably the best driving Lancias leaving his shop. 94 Not only are the car’s cosmetics done to a factory- correct standard, but the mechanical systems, such as the engine and complex driveline, have also been completely restored. These cars are extremely complicated and labor-intensive to restore. 1138 is now finished and ready to tour the world’s most prominent concours lawns and top-notch rallies. SCM Analysis This car, Lot 44, sold for $1,952,500, including buyer’s premium, at Bonhams’ Quail Lodge Sale in Carmel Valley, CA, on August 15, 2015. The previous auction record for the Aurelia B24 Spider America was $1,815,000, paid at Gooding & Company’s January 2014 sale in Scottsdale, AZ (SCM# 232415). Reviewing that sale for SCM (April 2014, Gooding & Co. Market Report, p. 104), I wrote of that car, “The Aurelia B24 S Spider America is one of the most beautiful and capable sports cars of the ’50s and is in great demand for events. Prices have been steadily rising, with the $1m example just around the corner for a while. Once again, we’ve smashed through a milestone, almost approaching $2m here. Compared to a BMW 507, this price is right. With the details still to be done on this very good example, the question remains, “How much for the perfect one?” After 19 months, we’ve just found out. Frequently, a model will struggle to break through a particular price barrier — it could be $10,000, $100,000 or $1,000,000. The B24 Spider America was one of those cars that was a 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S Spider America Lot 142, s/n B24S1144 Condition 2+ Sold at $935,000 Bonhams, Carmel Valley, CA, 8/16/13 SCM# 227330 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S Spider America Lot 117, s/n B24S1077 Condition 2- Sold at $1,815,000 Gooding & Co., Scottsdale, AZ, 1/17/14 SCM# 232415 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S Spider America Lot 129, s/n B24S1147 Condition 2Sold at $640,640 RM Auctions, Villa Erba, ITA, 5/25/13 SCM# 216619 Sports Car Market Pawel Litwinski, courtesy of Bonhams

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available when the car was new, suits the shape beautifully and showed off the superb panel fit to a fare-thee-well. A very compelling buy Did I have any nits to pick? Well, actually one — it’s extremely difficult to reproduce the period crackle paint finish today due to the materials available. Generally, the very distinct, even-but-small-grained pattern of original 1950s finishes come out either too large and deep or too smooth. Here, the surfaces in the engine compartment were very small-grained but perhaps slightly too deep, giving the look of felt or velveteen. And that’s it — the rest of the car would have been easily recognized by the workmen who built them in 1955 as an exemplar of their superb handiwork. Add that to the very interesting history of this car, and you have the recipe for a compelling buy. It’s a great example of what I observe this current market to be — one in which the truly important and excellent is rewarded on an individual basis. As it has been popular to compare the top end of the collector car perennial bridesmaid at the $1m altar, hovering close but failing repeatedly to catch the bouquet at the reception. We watched as the Aurelia’s more easily approachable friends, such as the BMW 507, found new relationships in million-dollar transactions, while the poor Lancia languished. A steady and strong value rise For the April 2013 issue of SCM, I wrote a double piece on a pair of Spider Americas sold by Gooding and RM Auctions on the same January day in Arizona (Etceterini Profile, p. 52). They sold for $803k and $825k respectively, notwithstanding that the former was a “garage-find original” and the latter a now-settled restoration. Both cars had certain needs, and taking them into account, I felt they sold appropriately. It was thought in some quarters that either could have been the first $1 million Spider following the January 2012 sale of a B24 convertible at Gooding for $561k. Up until that point, when Spider Americas did rarely come to market, they often sold at twice the price of the more-practical but less-romantic convertible. It didn’t happen then, but it did shortly thereafter. For many years, values of the Spider America hovered around $200,000, when a very nice convertible could be had for about $100k. Then Spider Americas took a move up to the $500k area, with convertibles in the $200k–$250k range. There they sat. The leap upwards to $800k happened between 2012 and 2013, and later that year they began to flirt with $1m and blasted through with that January 2014 sale at Gooding & Company. As is most often the case, that anomalous sale shook the trees, and the next seven to be offered came in the next eight months. Their realized prices averaged $1.093m, not including a market-correct no-sale high bid of $1.055m for a car at RM in August 2014. A special car sparks the big leap I would argue that all the cars that came up for public auction sale in the past four years have been older restorations of varying levels of correctness or unrestored cars of varying levels of originality and completeness. The challenge with restoring an Aurelia is its complexity and the need to have specific knowledge of what is correct for a multitude of details. The sale of this car for nearly $2m found some shaking their heads in disbelief and muttering imprecations about “unsustainable markets,” “wildly overheated prices,” “imminent collapses” and other dark phrases. On the other hand, after seeing this car in the Bonhams tent, I felt confident it could — and should — sell at or near $2m. In the interest of disclosure, I must state that I know the consignor who restored the car and I have seen the car at least four times in the past five years at various stages of the restoration progress. Even those who count this fellow as a friend would be forced to admit that he is indeed obsessive about his work — and the Spider showed it. One noted colleague in the business had one cavil about the restoration: The stunning black over green in which it was done was a color change from the original dark red. I had no problem with that, as it was a color November 2015 95 market to the fine-art market, a parallel can be drawn. Many works by Picasso are valuable, but they all don’t bring the same price. A share of stock in Apple is very much identical to the next and can be traded for exactly the same price on the same date at the same time. A collector car is not a stock share. An interesting comp In the Gooding & Co. sale at Pebble Beach the same week, another Aurelia Spider America was offered. This was also a car with which I was very familiar, having inspected it in Italy when it was in the Pininfarina factory showroom as part of the company collection from which the consignor purchased it. I was very much taken by the car then, and I was still at the time of the auction. Lovely in a soft white with a green leather interior and matching wheels, it was a nicely mellowed restoration. In fact, supervising the work on the car had been the first responsibility of a young Paolo Garella when he was hired at Pininfarina. As it had been in static display for years, it required a thorough re- commissioning, which was completed shortly before the sale. It failed to meet reserve when it crossed the block, but a post-sale deal was made that saw the car go to a new owner for $1.175m. This was in line with prices as they have been for the past two years and correct for the condition of the car. I would certainly say it was well bought, as the provenance could easily add a 10% bump to the price, bringing it to the $1.3m range. That another $750k was paid for the Bonhams car with a maniacal nut-and-bolt, no-holds-barred restoration — so fresh it deserved to be slapped — is not out of line at all for a car with the history it has. The new owner has what is now the best Aurelia B24 S Spider America on the planet. Whether another can beat it will be seen, but it will have to be an extraordinary car indeed. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Bonhams.)

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German Profile Column Author 1972 BMW 3.0 CSL Every single CSL in the United States was a gray-market import. All of this history and pent-up desire eventually helped build value in our subject by B. Mitchell Carlson Details Years produced: 1971–72 Number produced: 1,039 Original list price: About $12,000 (this car was never sold in the United States) Current SCM Valuation: $32,000–$55,000 Tune-up: $700 Chassis # location: Stamped into the firewall Engine # location: On left side of the block Club: BMW Car Club of America More: www.bmwcca.org Alternatives: 1973 Porsche Carrera 2.7 RS, 1970–74 Ford Capri RS 2600, 1963–77 Alpine A110 SCM Investment Grade: C Comps Chassis number: 2275024 T he early 1970s were landmark years for BMW, for not only did the German manufacturer power Jean-Pierre Jarier to the European Formula 2 Championship, it also captured the European Touring Car Championship using one of the most iconic racing saloons of modern times: the 3.0 CSL, known popularly as the Batmobile. BMW had returned to 6-cylinder power for its range- topping models in 1968 with the launch of the 2500 and 2800 saloons. Also new was the 3.0 CSL’s forerunner, the 2800 CS coupe, although the latter’s running gear had more in common with the existing 4-cylinder 2000 C/CS. The introduction of the similarly styled 3.0-liter CS in 1971 brought with it numerous improvements, including 4-wheel ventilated disc brakes, and with 180 bhp on tap, the model was good for around 130 mph. For racing purposes there was the lightweight 3.0 CSL. Visually indistinguishable from its more run-of- the-mill relations, the CS and CSi, the 3.0 CSL (Coupe Sport Leicht) was creative homologation at its best. The BMW engineers’ solution to the marketing department’s requirements was to develop a limited-production-run homologation special to meet the constrictive framework of the Group 2 racing class regulations. By removing the trim; using thinner steel for the main body shell; aluminum alloy for the doors, bonnet and boot lid; and Perspex for the side windows, a valuable 300 pounds (136 kg) in weight was saved. Homologated initially with a fractionally over-bored 3,003-cc engine (enabling it to compete in the over 3-liter class), the 3.0 CSL came with 206 bhp for road use and 96 well over 300 horsepower for the track. In 1973, the engine’s stroke was increased, upping capacity to 3,153 cc (nominally 3.2 liters), and from midseason onwards the racing CSLs used the so-called Batmobile aerodynamic package, developed at Stuttgart University, which consisted of a front chin spoiler, large rear wing and various other devices. Illegal for road use in Germany, the wings were left in the boot for final installation after purchase. Completed at the Munich-based Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW) plant in 1972, this rare, homologationspecial CSL was finished in Polaris Silver over a black interior, and was the 24th CSL completed in the sequence. The car is believed to have been delivered new to Italy, and was here purchased by Bronx, NY-based collector Mr. Franciamore more than three decades ago. Franciamore retained the car until recently, using it sparingly, as the kilometer reading of just over 66,500 kilometers is believed to be genuine. This sporting BMW coupe displays a wonderful, light patina throughout, and has the feeling of a car that has never been taken apart. The original CSL trim is in place, as are the iconic alloy wheels these cars came with, shod on old Michelin XWX tires. Once inside, original finishes are present, and a lovely period — possibly original — Becker Grand Prix radio adorns the dashboard. Power windows and the classic CSL sports seats are in place. SCM Analysis This car, Lot 15, sold for $187,500, including buyer’s premium, at Bonhams’ Quail Lodge Auction in Carmel, CA, on Sports Car Market 1971 BMW 3.0 CSL Lot S144, s/n 2211376 Condition 2 Not sold at $180,000 Mecum Auctions, Monterey, CA, 8/16/14 SCM# 245095 1972 BMW 3.0 CSL Lot 18, s/n 2212279 Condition 2 Sold at $148,000 Gooding & Co., Amelia Island, FL, 3/7/14 SCM# 239009 1975 BMW 3.0 CSL “Batmobile” Lot 63, s/n 4355046 Condition 1 Sold at $218,400 Bonhams, Dubai, 10/11/10 SCM# 167805 Scott Nidermaier, courtesy of Bonhams

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August 14, 2015. The last time I wrote in these pages about an E-9 (BMW’s internal engineering designator for this generation of Karmann-bodied coupes), it was for the “Affordable Classics” column in August 2004 (p. 20). That bus left about six years ago, when these handsome coupes started catching on in the market. I’ve owned a Euro-spec 2800 CS for nearly two decades — long enough that I bought it right (dirt cheap by recent valuations — and no, it is not for sale), but, like most fellow coupe owners of the time, tweaked it without fear of diminishing its value at the time. Usually the changes were drivability upgrades, such as a 5-speed transmission, bigger brakes, and fuel-injection conversions. Those of us who longed for a CSL at that time were encouraged to take less-thanvirgin E-9s strangling in smog gear and build them into Poor Man’s CSLs. After all, every single CSL in the United States was a gray-market import. All of this history and pent-up desire eventually helped build value in our subject 3.0 CSL. The hierarchy of BMW desire Our example is near the top of the desirability pecking order for E-9s. Top of the heap belongs to fully decked-out “Batmobile” CSLs — for road or track. The Coupe Sport Leicht cars, without the air dams and wings but with the alloy body panels and Perspex windows plus fuel injection (like our subject car), are next in line. Next down the list are the carbureted examples, then the “comfort” package CSLs (standard-issue seats, glass power windows and radios). These cars are ahead of fuel-injected 3.0 CSi cars. Note that every single model in that list was not officially imported to North America. The best we got was the general-issue carbureted 3.0 CS, which got more smog gear each year until production ceased in 1975. Obsolete — but not outdated While the street-going CSLs were competent in their day, technology has marched on. IMSA-spec CSLs may do well and have lots of spectator interest in today’s vintage racing, but my 100k-mile C5 Corvette with street tires and the air conditioning on can outdo anything a CSL can do — without risking expensive body panels. Back in the day, a CSL was more of a high-speed touring car than a track rat. BMW had to do a lot of re-engineering to make the CSL competitive in the German Touring Car series against the Ford Capris. The work involved more than just installing aluminum body panels and ditching the power windows. A lot of those esoteric changes to the track cars — such as lighter weight differentials that drove the alternator — didn’t make it to the street cars. E-9s at moving events have now gone from Autocrosses and track days to gymkhanas and tours. This happened because the cars are getting more valuable — and there are plenty of newer, better BMWs out there. That stated, those who lusted for a CSL from 1975 onwards don’t care. They love these cars, and they’re willing to pay for them now. Rising interest and rising values The CSL was a high-water-mark car for BMW, and it is a special car that attracts collector interest because potential owners have reached the financial ability to buy the car of their dreams. Other comparable European cars of this same era have also soared in value, and the poster child for that is just about every pre-993-era Porsche 911. These BMWs are also winning popularity with younger gearheads. These younger collectors realize that these “old cars” — which were built around the time they were born — are more fun to drive than the current Fly-by-Wire technology in just about every modern car that is zippier than a rental Kia. This younger generation of collectors/enthusiasts may not be as great in numbers as the traditional Baby Boomer pool, but they are not afraid to spend money on what they want. And, yes, E-9 BMWs — especially CSLs — are on their short lists. A steep rise From the mid-1980s until roughly 2009, E-9 enthusiasts generally felt we were hiding in plain sight with these cars. They were priced between $10k to about $35k on a good day. When Rick Cole started collector car auctions on the Monterey Peninsula 29 years ago, he picked these cars as a sure bet to go up in value. It took two decades for that to happen, but Cole was right. When global interest in 1970s grand touring cars started to take hold, these cars were among the first to rise in interest and value. They quickly shot up in value. Gasoline was poured on the fire when a BMW Classic-restored 1975 Batmobile CSL sold for $218,400 at Bonhams’ Dubai Auction in October 2010 (SCM# 167805). From there, the E-9 market blew red-hot, and we have only started to see price stabilization this year. An example of this is the only other E-9 at Monterey this year: a 1973 3.0 CS at the Mecum auction. This car — a collection of newer parts in a body painted a modern BMW color — brought $35,750. Some said it sold cheap because the BMW enthusiasts were at Legends of the Autobahn. Others said that is was a no-numbers-matching car, so it appealed more to novices who want a driver rather than enthusiasts who are building a car investment portfolio. Drink deeply Our example from Bonhams can be enjoyed on the street — provided that the new owner is in a state that will license a privately imported car. California is not one of them. Yet as a global market car, it has an enthusiast base that ranges from Antigua to Arkansas. This car is not a concours lawn ornament, and the repaint will keep it out of concours preservation classes. That said, the car still has a great deal of its originality, and it is still good enough to be considered investment quality. The selling price, which surpassed the consignor’s reserve, can be seen as well sold or well bought, depending on whether you view the glass as half full or half empty. I’m tempted to say that the glass is half full, but it could be tipped over. Then again, I’ve drunk from that glass, and I would gladly have more. Well sold and well bought. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Bonhams.) November 2015 97

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American Profile 2005 Saleen S7 Twin Turbo This car is a terrific deal compared with its European counterparts. You can’t buy an Enzo or a Veyron for $682k by Pierre Hedary Details Year produced: 2005–09 Number produced: 20 (twin turbo) Original list price: $555,000 (2005) Current SCM Valuation: $375,000– $525,000 Chassis # location: On dashboard by right A-pillar Engine # location: Right rear section of engine block Clubs: Saleen Club of America More: www.saleenclubofamerica.com Alternatives: 1990–93 Vector W8, 2002–04 Ferrari Enzo, 2004–05 Maserati MC-12 SCM Investment Grade: B Comps 2005 Saleen S7 Twin Turbo Lot S116.1, s/n 1S9SB18135S000051 Condition 1- Not sold at $350,000 Chassis number: 1S9SB18125S000056 T he S7 Twin Turbo presented here stands out from the rest of S7 production for several reasons. Primarily, it was the first S7 to be fitted with the Competition Package upgrade, and according to Saleen, it is one of only two such cars to produce 1,000 horsepower via increased turbocharger boost and revised engine mapping. This is the highest specification possible, greater even than the 850 horsepower of their competition-spec cars. In order to handle the prodigious amount of power, Saleen also adjusted the suspension and fitted a revised front and rear diffuser to ensure that the car could be kept under control. Furthermore, this car was retained by Saleen for use by the automotive press when it was new. It is finished in the captivating color of Beryllium Orange, a metallic citrus hue that perfectly suits the car’s outrageous design. Only two cars were built to this specification, and this is the only one finished in this color combination. SCM Analysis This car, Lot 119, sold for $682,000, including buyer’s premium, at RM Sotheby’s auction in Monterey, CA, on August 13, 2015. Do me a favor. Go to YouTube and dig up a video rife with the sounds of prototype sports racers throttling down the Mulsanne Straight at 200 mph. Now, jam your eyelids shut. We are going to perform a little meditational exercise. You’re driving your own Le Mans racer — but not just any of them. No, this one’s a winner! It has a 7-liter, twin-cam V8 engine juiced up with twin turbos. It has a 98 very direct manual gearbox that seems to take anything you throw at it. It has stomach-clenching amounts of down force and probably has more carbon fiber than any other car on the grid. Did I mention it is mid-engined? Or how about that its tail is as sexy and sculpted as a Jaguar XJ 220? And the rest of the car just gets better. Wait! Don’t get mad and discard your copy of SCM! No, we haven’t found a way to sneak a snooty, exotic European car into the American Profile. I’m describing a vehicle that was inspired, designed and engineered in the United States. Veyron zip and Enzo style at half price Steve Saleen’s brainchild was arguably the first American supercar to rival its European counterparts. All of its critical pieces, including that gorgeous 427-ci engine, were designed and developed in the U.S. It was as if Saleen discovered his own magic formula for creating a car that met all of the European standards — mechanically and aesthetically — and then proved it by actually racing the car. In 2010, a Saleen S7, essentially a 10-year-old design, finished first in the GT1 class at Le Mans (13th overall). This means that the S7 possesses something that few modern supercars have — actual competition history. So that makes me wonder: Was $682,000 a huge price, or was it throwaway money for such a competent machine? 2005 Saleen S7 Twin Turbo Lot 1305, s/n 1S9SB18125S000056 (subject car) Condition 1Sold at $412,500 Barrett-Jackson, Scottsdale, AZ, 1/13/09 SCM# 125523 2005 Saleen S7 Twin Turbo Lot 37, s/n 1S9SB18125S000056 (subject car) Condition 1Sold at $297,000 Gooding & Co., Scottsdale, AZ, 1/21/11 SCM# 170593 Mecum, Kissimmee, FL, 1/24/15 SCM# 264212 Sports Car Market Patrick Ernzen ©2015, courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

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A little bit of digging in SCM’s Platinum Auction Database gave me some added insight into this car’s past. In 2009, Barrett-Jackson sold it at Scottsdale for $412,500 (SCM# 125523). Even though it was featured in the movies “Iron Man” and “Redline,” and then landed in the garage of noted collectors Paul and Chris Andrews, the catalog mentions little about what happened afterwards. In 2011, at Gooding’s Scottsdale auction, our subject car sold for $297,000 (SCM# 170593), and after that, not much information seems to be available. I would have to guess — and yes, I’m assuming — that the astute owner of the Pinnacle Portfolio identified it as an undervalued car and bought it with the judgment that it would appreciate later. If you didn’t hear about RM’s Pinnacle Portfolio sale in Monterey this year, stop reading and turn to our market report on RM Sotheby’s sale on p. 108. The Pinnacle Portfolio sale was THE big news from Monterey this year. The 23 cars that sold out of this collection generated an astonishing $67 million. That’s an average price of $2.9 million per car. Our subject car jumped from $297k in January 2011 to $682k in August 2015. That’s a big leap. However, the S7 is a terrific deal compared with its European counterparts. You can’t buy an Enzo or a Veyron for $682k. Provenance from bloodlines, not screen presence The mechanism that makes a car double in its perceived value over the course of fewer than five years is still poorly understood. Let me take my shot. First of all, this is not a movie car. Only movies that have long-term cinematic significance create appreciation for cars like this. The generic example would be Eleanor from “Gone in 60 Seconds.” While “Iron Man” was a huge hit, it is simply not iconic enough to make a car worth an extra $400k. If it were, then this car would have sold for more back in 2011. As far as “Redline” goes, if you saw the movie, you’ll understand why it doesn’t even merit consideration. Next theory: This car is one of two competition-spec examples, meaning that it’s basically a race car. While an S7 won the GT1 class at Le Mans in 2010, the 2011 sale was just a few months later — which was not enough time for the significance of this car to settle in with the market. Nevertheless, any car with a Le Mans bloodline gains value. I believe this had a healthy effect on the recent sale price — but wait, there’s something else at work here. Every auction has a good deal The association with the Pinnacle Portfolio and the mysterious Monterey effect converged to create a perfect sale. Almost all of the cars in the Pinnacle Portfolio sold for well over a million dollars — with the exception of seven. Three of these seven cars — a 1974 Dino 246 GTS (Lot 123), a 1967 Toyota 2000GT (Lot 104) and our subject car, could represent an opportunity for further investment. Of these, the Saleen was the most radical, and in the context of the more expensive cars, it looked like a good deal with further appreciation potential. I’d have to call this car well sold, as the consignor made big money on it, but in the context of how powerful, well engineered, and inexpensive it was compared to the cars it was sold with, it’s also an astute purchase. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of RM Sotheby’s.) November 2015 99

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Race Car Profile 1982 Porsche 956 This car won the 1983 24 Hours of Le Mans, leading a 956 sweep of nine of the top 10 positions by Thor Thorson Details Years produced: 1982–84 Number produced: 28 (10 factory, 18 customer) Original list price: $270,000 Current SCM Valuation: $1,500,000– $2,500,000 Cost per hour to race: $2,000 Chassis #: Inside cockpit on rear bulkhead Engine #: Fan housing support, right side Club: Porsche 962 Registry Website: www.962group.com Alternatives: 1982–85 Jaguar XJR 5, 1985–1990 Nissan GTP ZX-Turbo, 1983–86 Lancia LC-2 SCM Investment Grade: A Comps Chassis number: 956003 T he history of 956003, and the Porsche 956 program at large, can be tracked back to 1981. That year, the FIA began to roll out regulations for its new Group C category for sports car racing, designed to replace both Group 5 (closed touring prototypes like the 935) and Group 6 (open sports car prototypes like the 936) for the 1982 racing season. Porsche immediately responded to the challenge and set to work designing a completely new car that could be ready to race in less than a year. The result of their herculean effort was the 956 — a car that was, in many ways, a dramatic departure for Porsche. Although the 956 utilized a variation of the tried-and-true twin-turbocharged flat-six engine — which had powered the 1981 Le Mans-winning 936 — it was the first Porsche ever built to utilize an aluminum monocoque chassis rather than traditional tubular space-frame construction. The bodywork was similarly groundbreaking, as the 956 was among the first sports cars — and certainly the first Porsche — to use state-of-the-art ground effects to develop significant downforce at high speeds. The first 956s built, beginning with chassis 956001, were constructed strictly for the Porsche Works team and benefited from many technically advanced features, while customer cars, starting at 956101, were more standardized It was the 1982 24 Hours of Le Mans that established the Porsche 956 as the car to beat in Group C. For that race, Porsche fielded three of its Works 956s, all wearing an attractive new livery with sponsorship from the Rothmans cigarette company. Clearly miles ahead of the competition, Porsche utterly dominated Le Mans in 1982, with the Works 956s crossing the finish line together in a magnificent 1-2-3 finish. Porsche 956003 placed 2nd, with 956002 taking the laurels. 100 956003 returned to Le Mans in 1983, as part of the Porsche factory’s three-car assault on the French endurance race. Driven by Schuppan, Holbert and Haywood, 956003 initially looked to be the weak link in the Works team, starting in 7th position on the grid. Nevertheless, it took more than outright speed to win at Le Mans, and 956003 eventually worked its way into the lead, maintaining a smooth, consistent pace. 956003 crossed the finish line victorious, just before its engine expired in a billowing cloud of white smoke. Schuppan, Holbert and Haywood’s performances not only earned them an outright win at Le Mans, they also captured the Index of Energy Efficiency and broke several track records along the way. SCM Analysis This car, Lot 50, sold for $10,120,000, including buyer’s premium, at the Gooding & Company auction in Pebble Beach, CA, on August 16, 2015. You can buy a good Porsche 956 for about $1.5 million these days, but our subject car sold for almost seven times that much. What is going on here? Actually, this sale makes quite a lot of sense if you un- derstand the marque and the market. Porsche guru Bruce Canepa told several of his customers that it would sell for $10 million well before the sale happened. They didn’t want to believe him, of course, but he proved to be right. Let’s see if we can make sense out of this. Years of race domination When people want to think about great auto racing traditions, they automatically dream of the exotic red romantic racers from Maranello, but if you simply look at Sports Car Market 1982 Porsche 956 Group C Lot 126, s/n 956004 Condition 1- Not sold at $873,953 Christie’s, Automobiles de Collection, Paris, FRA, 2/12/05 SCM# 37452 1984 Porsche 962 Lot 53, s/n 962103 Condition 3 Sold for $1,925,000 Gooding & Co., Amelia Island, FL, 3/9/12 SCM# 196897 1982 Porsche 956 Group C Lot 261, s/n 956/004 Condition 2 Not sold at $2,000,000 RM Auctions, Phoenix, AZ, 1/10/07 SCM# 74359 Mathieu Heurtault, courtesy of Gooding & Company

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production requirement. Most importantly, the new rules allowed the ground effects aerody- namics that were just being worked out. Porsche’s answer was the 956. It utilized Porsche’s first-ever monocoque chassis and a 4-valve variant on the familiar 935 engine in a package designed from the start to minimize drag and maximize ground-effects downforce. The 956 introduction also saw the re-establishment of a proper factory racing team, and three cars were liveried in the new Rothmans cigarette company colors. Nobody’s perfect The new 956 was introduced to the world at Le Mans in June 1982 and, like the 917K before, served notice that nobody else stood a chance against them. The three Rothmans Porsches finished 1-2-3, with the 3rdplace car finishing eleven laps ahead of 4th place. The domination continued through the year, with Porsche easily winning the manufacturer’s championship and team driver Jackie Ickx winning the driver’s honors. For 1983, Porsche actively sold customer versions of the car, but the the results, the Teutonic steamrollers from Zuffenhausen are way ahead. Porsche has won major international championships for six consecu- tive decades, and it has been so dominant that many series effectively became one-marque Porsche parades. The Italians don’t even come close. That said, Porsche racers have not always been as exciting as the audience would have liked — periods of boring dominance were interspersed with flashes of exciting brilliance and dramatic competition, and those flashes are where the highly collectible cars can be found. A race car company Unlike Ferrari, who built racing cars for the factory and a few select customers to race and road cars for people who could afford them (and sometimes raced them), a major part of Porsche’s business from the very beginning was selling racing cars to whoever wanted to buy them. Marketing considerations in the early days dictated that the cars be relatively small displacement and production-based, with only a very few factory pure racers to promote the marque. Through the 1960s, as the new 911 model’s success turned Porsche into a major manufacturer, they stayed with the production racer concept with the 904 (110 produced) and the 906 (65 produced), but the temptation to go for overall wins instead of class honors led them back to the factory racer approach. The 1969 FIA rules specified a 3-liter prototype class, and Porsche was busily developing cars to win in this group (907, 908) when someone realized that if they built 25 identical racers they could use a 5-liter racing engine, and the 917 was born. The 917 was utterly dominant for the last two years it was allowed to run (1970–71) and has become arguably the most valuable German racing car that can be bought, but in 1972, its European racing days were over, so Porsche moved on. The 1970s proved to be a very tough time for motor racing in general, and Porsche responded by moving back to selling production-based racers using the 911 platform, and very few “pure” racers — they developed the 908 and it evolved into the 936 — for the prototype classes. This was the period of the 935, a production racer based on turbo- charged 911 mechanicals and “silhouette” bodywork that kinda sorta looked like a production 930. From 1976 through 1981, if you wanted to be in the hunt in either European or U.S. racing, you had to run a 935, and Porsche was happy to sell cars or components to anyone whose check didn’t bounce. The racing was great, but they all looked and sounded the same. Both the FIA and the promoters felt that this was bad for the sport. Building the 956 For the 1982 season, the FIA instituted a new “Group C” as the top of the hierarchy in endurance racing. It did away with the production silhouette concept and replaced it with a closed-body car that had no November 2015 101 hierarchy remained: The factory Rothmans cars were always fastest, the customer 956s were next, and everybody else picked up the crumbs. At the 1983 24 Hours of Le Mans, our subject car won, leading a 956 sweep of nine of the top 10 positions (1st through 8th and 10th), prompting the infamous Porsche poster “Nobody’s Perfect.” A most collectible production racer Let’s circle back to the original question: Is this car worth almost seven times a lesser 956, and if so, why? The answers are apparently yes (the bidding was spirited) and for a series of reasons. First, Porsches in general have become extremely collectible over the past 10 years or so, and it is a growing market. Second, we have noted the difference between Porsche’s “production racers” and their far-more-special pure racers, and this car is clearly the latter. Third, of the pure racers, the two that truly stood the racing world on its ear were the 917 and the 956, so they are the most desirable. Fourth, not only is this a factory team car (chassis 03) but it wears the Rothmans race livery, in iconic value second only to the blue and orange Gulf/Wyer 917 colors. And fifth, this car not only won Le Mans in 1983, it took 2nd in 1982. Only one car a year wins, and only a handful in history have done both. Yeah, it cost a lot more than a garden-variety 956 or 962, but it ticks all the boxes and the argument can be made that the true value comparison is with a Gulf/Wyer 917 with history — and those are easily twice what our subject car sold for. A lot of money, yes, but where else will you find a Porsche this important? I’d say fairly bought and sold. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Gooding & Company.)

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Next Gen Profile 1973 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R “Kenmeri” Right on cue, another Japanese icon hits the mainstream American market by Tony Piff Details Years produced: 1972–73 (non-GT-R Kenmeri production continued until 1977) Number produced: 197 Original list price: $5,100 Current SCM Valuation: $200,000– $250,000 Tune-up cost: $200 Distributor cap: $14 Chassis # location: Right side firewall Engine # location: Block casting number on the right side of engine; head casting number on front of head Club: Japanese Nostalgic Car More: www.japanesenostalgiccar.com Alternatives: 1970 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R “Hakosuka,” 1970 Alfa Romeo GTA, 1967 Shelby GT350 SCM Investment Grade: B Comps Chassis number: KPGC110000127 • The rarest production Skyline GT-R; only 197 examples sold • Properly serviced and maintained by renowned GT-R specialists in Japan • Less than 23,000 original and documented kilometers • Rare factory air conditioning; includes its original tool roll, jack and spare wheel • One of the most sought-after Japanese nostalgic cars SCM Analysis This car, Lot 303, sold for $176,000, including buyer’s premium, at RM Sotheby’s Monterey auction in Monterey, CA, on August 15, 2015. The cultural juggernaut of modern tuning, brought into popular awareness with 2001’s blockbuster movie “The Fast and the Furious,” was not an old-car movement at its inception. But, as happens when young passion matures, enthusiasts soon took interest in the roots of their Japanese car addiction, and a historical perspective emerged. Thanks to the globe-shrinking Internet, the fact that the legacy of early ’70s Japanese performance took place outside the borders and consciousness of the United States is now inconsequential. If anything, that distance just fueled the mystique of the Japanese Domestic Market cars. As the niche JDM enthusiast subculture went main- stream, the cool-factor feedback loop permeated the entire tuner-car culture. The snowball rolls and grows Despite steady rumblings from the peanut gallery, most ofile 1973 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R “Kenmeri” Right on cue, another Japanese icon hits the mainstream American market by Tony Piff Details Years produced: 1972–73 (non-GT-R Kenmeri production continued until 1977) Number produced: 197 Original list price: $5,100 Current SCM Valuation: $200,000– $250,000 Tune-up cost: $200 Distributor cap: $14 Chassis # location: Right side firewall Engine # location: Block casting number on the right side of engine; head casting number on front of head Club: Japanese Nostalgic Car More: www.japanesenostalgiccar.com Alternatives: 1970 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R “Hakosuka,” 1970 Alfa Romeo GTA, 1967 Shelby GT350 SCM Investment Grade: B Comps Chassis number: KPGC110000127 • The rarest production Skyline GT-R; only 197 ex- amples sold • Properly serviced and maintained by renowned GT-R specialists in Japan • Less than 23,000 original and documented kilome- ters • Rare factory air conditioning; includes its original tool roll, jack and spare wheel • One of the most sought-after Japanese nostalgic cars SCM Analysis This car, Lot 303, sold for $176,000, including buyer’s premium, at RM Sotheby’s Monterey auction in Monterey, CA, on August 15, 2015. The cultural juggernaut of modern tuning, brought into popular awareness with 2001’s blockbuster movie “The Fast and the Furious,” was not an old-car move- ment at its inception. But, as happens when young pas- sion matures, enthusiasts soon took interest in the roots of their Japanese car addiction, and a historical perspective emerged. Thanks to the globe-shrinking Internet, the fact that the legacy of early ’70s Japanese performance took place outside the borders and consciousness of the United States is now inconsequential. If anything, that distance just fueled the mystique of the Japanese Domestic Market cars. As the niche JDM enthusiast subculture went main- stream, the cool-factor feedback loop permeated the entire tuner-car culture. The snowball rolls and grows Despite steady rumblings from the peanut gallery, most established established car collectors dismissed the collectibility of anything Japanese until April 2013, when a 1967 Toyota 2000GT sold for $1m at RM’s Don Davis Collection auction. Multiple 2000GT sales since then confirmed that the price was market-correct. During the past year, we’ve seen Japanese sports cars appear at boutique auction venues with clockwork regularity — and fetching eye-popping prices: In August of 2014, a 1967 Mazda Cosmo 110 Sport sold for $264,000 at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach sale, and a 1972 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R “Hakosuka” coupe sold for $242,000 at RM Monterey. This January, a 1970 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R “Hakosuka” 4-door sedan sold for $88,000 at RM’s Arizona sale. This March, a 1970 Nissan Fairlady Z 432 sold for $253,000 at RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island sale. What never-sold-here, never-heard-of-it specimen would be next? At Monterey 2015, RM Sotheby’s delivered the goods right on cue. Primer: Godzilla vs. Skyline vs. GT-R By now, you’d have to be a car enthusiast living in a cave not to have heard the name “Nissan Skyline,” whispered in a tone of hushed reverence. Chances are, you know when the automotive press christened it “Godzilla” for its racing dominance. And if you’ve thrown around “Nissan Skyline” or “Godzilla” within earshot of a JDM enthusiast, you probably found yourself swiftly corrected. In Japan, the name Skyline doesn’t always mean tire- melting performance. Skyline is the model name for one of Nissan’s success- Gen Profile 1973 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R “Kenmeri” Right on cue, another Japanese icon hits the mainstream American market by Tony Piff Details Years produced: 1972–73 (non-GT-R Kenmeri production continued until 1977) Number produced: 197 Original list price: $5,100 Current SCM Valuation: $200,000– $250,000 Tune-up cost: $200 Distributor cap: $14 Chassis # location: Right side firewall Engine # location: Block casting number on the right side of engine; head casting number on front of head Club: Japanese Nostalgic Car More: www.japanesenostalgiccar.com Alternatives: 1970 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R “Hakosuka,” 1970 Alfa Romeo GTA, 1967 Shelby GT350 SCM Investment Grade: B Comps Chassis number: KPGC110000127 • The rarest production Skyline GT-R; only 197 ex- amples sold • Properly serviced and maintained by renowned GT-R specialists in Japan • Less than 23,000 original and documented kilome- ters • Rare factory air conditioning; includes its original tool roll, jack and spare wheel • One of the most sought-after Japanese nostalgic cars SCM Analysis This car, Lot 303, sold for $176,000, including buyer’s premium, at RM Sotheby’s Monterey auction in Monterey, CA, on August 15, 2015. The cultural juggernaut of modern tuning, brought into popular awareness with 2001’s blockbuster movie “The Fast and the Furious,” was not an old-car move- ment at its inception. But, as happens when young pas- sion matures, enthusiasts soon took interest in the roots of their Japanese car addiction, and a historical perspective emerged. Thanks to the globe-shrinking Internet, the fact that the legacy of early ’70s Japanese performance took place outside the borders and consciousness of the United States is now inconsequential. If anything, that distance just fueled the mystique of the Japanese Domestic Market cars. As the niche JDM enthusiast subculture went main- stream, the cool-factor feedback loop permeated the entire tuner-car culture. The snowball rolls and grows Despite steady rumblings from the peanut gallery, most established car collectors dismissed the collectibility of anything Japanese until April 2013, when a 1967 Toyota 2000GT sold for $1m at RM’s Don Davis Collection auc- tion. Multiple 2000GT sales since then confirmed that the price was market-correct. During the past year, we’ve seen Japanese sports cars appear at boutique auction venues with clockwork regu- larity — and fetching eye-popping prices: In August of 2014, a 1967 Mazda Cosmo 110 Sport sold for $264,000 at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach sale, and a 1972 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R “Hakosuka” coupe sold for $242,000 at RM Monterey. This January, a 1970 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R “Hakosuka” 4-door sedan sold for $88,000 at RM’s Arizona sale. This March, a 1970 Nissan Fairlady Z 432 sold for $253,000 at RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island sale. What never-sold-here, never-heard-of-it specimen would be next? At Monterey 2015, RM Sotheby’s deliv- ered the goods right on cue. Primer: Godzilla vs. Skyline vs. GT-R By now, you’d have to be a car enthusiast living in a cave not to have heard the name “Nissan Skyline,” whis- pered in a tone of hushed reverence. Chances are, you know when the automotive press christened it “Godzilla” for its racing dominance. And if you’ve thrown around “Nissan Skyline” or “Godzilla” within earshot of a JDM enthusiast, you prob- ably found yourself swiftly corrected. In Japan, the name Skyline doesn’t always mean tire- melting performance. Skyline is the model name for one of Nissan’s success- 197- 1972 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R “Hakosuka” Lot 201, s/n KPGC10001445 Condition 1Sold at $242,000 RM Auctions, Monterey, CA, 8/16/14 SCM# 247736 1970 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R “Hakosuka” sedan Lot 128, s/n PGC10000917 Condition 2 Sold at $88,000 RM Auctions, Phoenix, AZ, 1/16/15 SCM# 262007 1972 Nissan Fairlady Z Lot 175, s/n PS3000092 Condition 2+ Sold at $253,000 RM Sotheby’s, Amelia Island, FL, 3/14/15 SCM# 266392 2015 © RM Sothebys Inc.

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ful production cars, sold in coupe, sedan and station wagon forms. The name evokes the nostalgic weight of its long production going back to the 1950s, even before Nissan’s 1966 merger with Prince Motor Company — but it was the racing homologation 1969 Skyline 2000GT-R, equipped with the groundbreaking S20 inline 6, that established the model’s street cred. The high-revving 2.0-liter DOHC 24-valve S20 breathed through triple Mikuni carbs, and with 160 horsepower at the wheels, the firstgen GT-R (dubbed “Hakosuka,” or “boxy Skyline,” for its upright sedan profile) earned 49 consecutive racing victories on the Japanese touring car circuit. So, what about Godzilla? Emissions and fuel prices forced Nissan to shelve the GT-R package after 1973, but Skyline production continued. Sixteen years later, in 1989, Nissan revived the GT-R with the eighth-generation Skyline. For its outright dominance on the Australian racing circuit, that fire-breathing track machine was the Skyline that earned the Godzilla moniker. Meet Ken and Mary Now that we’ve explored the mythology of the Skyline name, let’s re- turn to 1972. Building on the success of the 1969–72 Hakosuka Skyline sedan, the next progeny of Nissan’s flagship car was a fun and stylish fastback aimed squarely at the youth market. Commercials, stickers and T-shirts featured a young, American-looking couple cruising the countryside and enjoying life in a sports car. They even had American names: Ken and Mary. The “Kenmeri” Skyline was a colossal hit, and with its distinctive styling and cultural resonance, it has long been a sought-after collectible in Japan — and now, in the U.S. You can expect to pay $40k–$75k today for an imported base-model Kenmeri or nice GT-R replica, depending on condition and quality. Ultimate spec and ultimate rarity Nissan built just 197 GT-R-spec Kenmeris before the 1973 oil crisis hit, making this car even rarer than a GT-R Hakosuka, of which an estimated 1,115 were produced. But Nissan never got to take the Kenmeri racing and prove its mettle on a public stage. The Kenmeri is also a little heavier, and its odd, 1970s pony car styling lacks the sleek rawness of the Hakosuka. However, as seen through the J-tin enthusiasts’ rose-tinted goggles, those awkward, oh-so-Japanese proportions are another layer of coolness. Not perfect — but a screaming deal Our subject Kenmeri wasn’t a 100-point, concours-correct car, but its shortcomings were fixable and relatively trivial, considering that it’s the only one ever offered for public sale in North America. The paint needs work, the exhaust system is not correct and the service tag was not riveted to the body. More significantly, the car has factory a/c and just 22,172 kilometers on the clock — that’s less than 15,000 miles. The best GT-R Kenmeri will fetch ¥30m in Japan, which is about $250k at current exchange rates. That sum matches what buyers recently paid for the first GT-R Hakosuka and Fairlady Z 432 at auction. This car, at $176k, was extremely well bought today and represents an even better long-term investment. I can’t wait to see what obscure JDM collectible rolls into to the U.S. market next. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of RM Sotheby’s.)

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Market Reports Overview Easing Off the Throttle Buyers and sellers accept the new reality, and Porsche sales signal the future By Tony Piff Sotheby’s, Gooding & Company and Mecum all grew their numbers. It seems that the accelerating market has eased off the throttle, but no one is putting on the brakes. The most expensive car of the week was a C 1964 Ferrari 250 LM, sold at RM Sotheby’s Monterey for $17.6m. RM Sotheby’s sold 129 out of 150 consignments (86%) for total sales of $167m. That’s 17% growth over last year’s $143m. Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach auction grew totals 21% to $128m from $106m last year. They sold 115 out of 129 cars (89%). Top lot was a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder at $16.8m. Bonhams sold 99 of 109 cars (91%) at their Carmel sale, and sales totaled $45.9m. Last year’s sale was 57% larger at $108m, although that figure includes $38m for a 1962–63 Ferrari 250 GTO. High sale this time around was a 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Alloy Competizione at $8.5m. At Mecum Monterey, 387 of 658 cars changed hands (59%). Overall totals jumped up 23% to $45m from $34.6m in 2014. A 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400S came out on top at $2.5m. Totals declined 17% at Russo and Steele Monterey, from $12.1m to $10.4m, but the number of cars consigned and sold increased (102/189 to 130/210), as did the sales rate (54% to 62%). A 2005 Porsche Carrera GT topped the charts at $781k. 1998 Ferrari 333 SP, sold at $2,090,000 at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach auction Rick Cole and JR Auctions also held auc- tions during Monterey Classic Car Week but did not release results by the time this issue went to press. ombined totals at Monterey Classic Car Week 2015 reached $397m, some ways off from the $464m achieved last year. And yet RM Market Moment by Tony Piff Porsches Drive the Market Because People Drive Porsches For a glimpse into the future of car collecting, Google the phrase “Robin’s Rally 2015.” What you see may shock you: scruffy young Porsche owners on a 1,000mile vacation, absolutely thrashing their cars down unpaved California back roads. At night, they park their dirt-crusted 911s at a campsite, make a fire and then sleep in tents. The unofficial annual event commemorates a friend’s 2013 bachelor party. A 911 is, perhaps more than any other sports car, a tool for the raw experience of driving. Its value is in its use. And even as the wider market cools, Porsches continue to pick up steam. Of the 860 cars sold for $397m in Monterey, 102 were Porsches, totaling $45m. That’s a lot of dollars (11% of the Peninsula-wide total), but more importantly, that’s a lot of Porsches (12% of cars sold overall). This is good news for the hobby. As 1967 Porsche 911, sold at $181,500 at Gooding & Company 106 long as people are driving, they will remain interested in cars. ♦ Sports Car Market

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$160m $150m $130m $140m $120m $100m $110m $80m $90m $70m $60m $50m $40m $30m $20m $10m $0 Bonhams RM Sotheby’s Russo and Steele Gooding & Company Mecum Auctions 2011 Yearly Sold / Offered Summary 2012 2013 Bonhams 65 / 128 (51%) $10,661,510 RM Sotheby’s 123 / 144 (85%) $78,192,700 Russo and Steele 144 / 222 (65%) $8,507,336 Gooding & Co. 106 / 126 (84%) $78,175,300 Mecum 443 / 707 (63%) $22,195,692 Rick Cole — Total Sold / Offered 919 / 1425 (64%) Total Sales $198,399,797 82 / 153 (54%) $9,513,225 105 / 119 (88%) $95,274,150 124 / 266 (47%) $8,189,500 109 / 122 (89%) $113,716,600 341 / 570 (60%) $30,844,850 — 786 / 1318 (60%) $258,076,535 Top 10 Sales This Issue (Land Auctions Only) 1. 1964 Ferrari 250 LM coupe, $17,600,000—RM Sotheby’s, p. 116 2. 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder, $16,830,000—Gooding & Co., p. 134 3. 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB “Sharknose” Speciale coupe, $16,500,000—Gooding & Co., p. 134 4. 1953 Jaguar C-type Lightweight racer, $13,200,000—RM Sotheby’s, p. 112 5. 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France coupe, $13,200,000—RM Sotheby’s, p. 114 6. 1982 Porsche 956 racer, $10,120,000—Gooding & Co., p. 132 7. 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Alloy Competizione coupe, $8,525,000—Bonhams, p. 150 8. 1950 Ferrari 275S/340 roadster, $7,975,000—RM Sotheby’s, p. 114 9. 1960 Porsche RS 60 Spider, $5,400,000—Gooding & Co., p. 130 10. 1957 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Series II coupe, $5,087,500—Gooding & Co., p. 134 November 2015 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Alloy Competizione coupe, $8,525,000—Bonhams, p. 150 1964 Chevrolet Corvette GPV-57 styling coupe, $550,000—RM Sotheby’s, p. 120 1949 Maserati A61500 Pinin Farina coupe, $312,888—Bonhams, p. 150 1934 Lincoln Model KB convertible, $275,000—Gooding & Co., p. 138 1984 Porsche 911 Turbo coupe, $95,700—Russo and Steele, p. 176 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: Good only for parts 107 77 / 89 (87%) $31,038,150 105 / 120 (88%) $125,086,750 89 / 215 (41%) $7,111,825 118 / 128 (92%) $112,968,350 371 / 677 (55%) $31,422,290 — 788 / 1313 (60%) $308,426,765 2014 106 / 117 (91%) $107,674,050 118 / 129 (91%) $143,420,850 102 / 189 (54%) $12,115,175 107 / 121 (88%) $106,004,800 361 / 643 (56%) $34,582,960 28 / 37 (76%) $59,946,391 822 / 1236 (67%) $463,744,226 2015 99 / 109 (91%) $45,938,738 129 / 150 (86%) $167,334,500 130 / 210 (62%) $10,353,258 115 / 129 (89%) $128,098,000 387 / 658 (59%) $45,008,293 Not Yet Released 860 / 1256 (68%) $396,732,789 Best Buys 1964 Ferrari 250 LM coupe $17,600,000 RM Sotheby’s 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO berlinetta $38,115,000 Bonhams 2015 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4S NART Spyder $27,500,000 RM Auctions 2014 Sales Totals 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 Top Sales by Year 2011 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa prototype $16,390,000 Gooding & Company 2012 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster $11,770,000 Gooding & Company 2013

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RM Sotheby’s Monterey, CA RM Sotheby’s — Monterey 2015 The first Bugatti Veyron produced sold for $1.8m, and the last Veyron produced found $2.3m Company RM Sotheby’s Date August 14–16, 2015 Location Monterey, CA Auctioneer Max Girardo Automotive lots sold/offered 129/150 Sales rate 86% Sales total $167,334,500 High sale 1964 Ferrari 250 LM, sold at $17,600,000 Buyer’s premium 10%, included in sold prices The first Bugatti Veyron, a 2006 16.4 convertible (inset), sold at $1,815,000, and the last, a 2012 16.4 Super Sport 300 coupe, sold at $2,310,000 Report and photos by Carl Bomstead Market opinions in italics added in post-block transactions. To call the event a success would be an understatement of epic proportions. The Pinnacle Portfolio was a collection of 25 excep- T tionally significant sports cars — for example, the first and last Bugatti Veyrons produced. The former sold for $1.8m, and the latter found $2.3m. A 1998 McLaren F1 — perhaps the ultimate modern supercar — realized a most impressive $13.75m. hirty-five vehicles achieved prices over $1m at RM Sotheby’s 2015 Monterey sale, and four were over $10m. In a three-day period the auction house sold $162m worth of motorcars, with another $5m A 1964 Ferrari 250 LM, part of the Pinnacle Portfolio, was the star of the event, and it sold for a record $17.6m. Only 32 LMs were produced, and the example sold here had a racing résumé that occupied two full pages in the catalog. In all, 14 pages were devoted to the car. It was showing signs of recent use, but even with its extensive activity, it is still one of the most original examples in existence. The collection was presented in its own ballroom at the Portola Hotel & Spa. The Pinnacle Portfolio catalog, an inch-thick coffee-table book with bound-in silk ribbon bookmark, is a collector’s item in its own right. All but two of the 25 vehicles found new homes, bringing Pinnacle Portfolio sales to $75.5m. The best-of-the-best Brass cars continue to excite, and here a 1910 American Underslung Traveler certainly fell in that category, realizing $1.8m. Restored to perfection, it sold for twice the high estimate. Even with all the high-end million-dollar transactions, there were a few offerings that mere mortals could acquire. A very nice highpoint 1970 Mustang Boss 302 sold for $85k. The odometer showed only 47,000 miles, with just a couple-hundred acquired since restoration. A 1958 Fiat Multipla and a 600 Jolly, in Top seller — 1964 Ferrari 250 LM coupe, sold at $17,600,000 108 matching salmon paint and offered as a single lot, realized $242k. The pair was cute as all get-out and was a reminder that sometimes the whole is worth more than the sum of its parts. ♦ Sales Totals $180m $150m $120m $90m $60m $30m 0 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 Sports Car Market

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RM Sotheby’s Monterey, CA CZECH #361-1948 TATRA T87 sedan. S/N 222667. Eng. # 222667. Silver/maroon leather. Odo: 22,680 km. An older restoration recently fitted with new leather interior and brightwork. Advanced design with very low drag coefficient. John Steinbeck was a Tatra owner. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $132,000. Tired of the mundane? Then this is for you. These are be- #321-1937 JAGUAR SS 100 roadster. S/N 18107. Maroon/tan fabric/biscuit leather. RHD. Odo: 111 km. A barn find that has been restored over 14 years. Has Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust Certificate. Body and panel fit exceptional. Engine highly detailed. Paint sparkles in the Monterey sunshine. Numerous film “Giant.” Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $302,500. I watched this sell at the RM Art Astor sale in 2008 for $319k (SCM# 117320). It was a much lighter shade at that time and has been subsequently restored. Seller took a bit of a hit and ate the cost of the restoration. Buyer should be most happy. #353-1929 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM coming popular in the U.S., but you would not know it by the price paid here, well below the $150k–$200k estimate. It will be a hit at the local show ’n’ shine and will always draw a crowd. Price paid was reasonable enough, and the new owner should be able to get his money back when it’s time to move on. ENGLISH #318-1915 ROLLS-ROYCE 40/50-HP SILVER GHOST limousine. S/N 2BD. Black/ leather & fabric. RHD. A gift to the du Pont family from the British government for their support during WWI. Also owned by inventor A. Atwater Kent. Recently completed monthlong Silver Ghost Association tour. Was cosmetically restored some years back, with new leather recently installed. The passenger’s compartment is pure luxury, with carved ivory inner door handles and silk window pulls. One II all-weather tourer. S/N 3XJ. Black/black canvas/brown leather. RHD. Odo: 35,464 km. Originally delivered to the Maharaja of Darbhanga with tourer body by Hooper. Rebodied in 1935 with one-off coachwork by Thrupp & Maberly. Recent mechanical rebuild. Wonderful woodwork in passenger’s compartment. recent awards. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $429,000. The price paid was rather aggressive, but this example was over the top, so I can’t say the buyer overpaid. An exceptional car that sold for a well-deserved premium. The SCM Platinum Auction Database shows RM offered it at auction in 2001, bid to a $94k no-sale (SCM# 27996). #237-1940 ASTON MARTIN SPEED MODEL Type C roadster. S/N G40718U. British Racing Green/black fabric/black leather. RHD. Odo: 53,926 km. The last Aston Martin built during the war. One of 23 full competition-specification Speed Models produced. One of only eight Type C versions, Leather interior in good order. Older paint holding up well. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $357,500. A very attractive Rolls-Royce with an interesting history. Sold for a touch under the money, so I will call it well bought. The SCM Platinum Auction Database shows it sold at a Coys auction in 1991 for $114k (SCM# 15199). #342-1931 BENTLEY 4½ LITRE Super- of the most original and correct Edwardian Silver Ghosts known. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $506,000. This Silver Ghost was offered by RM at their May 2011 sale, but it failed to sell when bid to $628k (SCM# 177929). Looking back, that bid looks rather inviting. You roll the dice, and sometimes the dog just does not hunt. An elegant, stately car with an interesting history that looks well bought from here. #214-1927 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM I Playboy Roadster. S/N S162PM. Black/tan canvas/marron leather. Odo: 112,836 miles. One of only 13 Playboy Roasters constructed on the P1 chassis. Restored after being acquired from the Astor Collection in 2008. Once owned by Warner Bros. May have Tom Mix and Betty Davis ownership, but no documentation. Was once owned by famed session drummer Hal Blaine and appeared in the 1956 110 Very original chassis, engine and supercharger. A well-preserved Blower Bentley. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $4,015,000. Not sold at the 2007 Sportscar auction at a high bid of $3.9m (SCM# 48165). It did a touch better here, but the additional $100k did not offset the interest lost over the years. All in all, the price paid seems about right for an original Blower Bentley. Sports Car Market charged roadster. S/N MS3929. Green/red leather. RHD. Odo: 59,881 km. One of the 55 original supercharged “Blower Bentleys.” Bodied by Vanden Plas as a 4-passenger tourer in 1933. Restored in 1990 with present body, which is a copy of the two-seater body on Blower Bentley #1. Original body included. which had light alloy body. Restored in late 1990s with original body panels retained. Little to fault with restoration and preservation. Fully documented. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $1,155,000. A well-documented piece of Aston history. Striking aerodynamic design. Rare and fast and created a stir when it crossed the block. A strong price, but certainly not unreasonable. #223-1952 JAGUAR XK 120 Supersonic coupe. S/N 679768. Red metallic/tan leather. Odo: 22,422 km. One of only three Jaguar XK 120 Supersonics built by Ghia. This is the only example with three Webers. Has been repainted, but retains original leather interior,

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RM Sotheby’s Monterey, CA block and head. The 1954 Paris and Cannes show car. A striking Jaguar. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $2,062,500. This unusual Jaguar sold at Bonhams’ May 2007 sale for $1m, and SCM’s man on site stated it was a good buy (SCM# 45733). Well, less than 10 years later, he was proven correct. A design that turns heads, and I would love to see it displayed with its Fiat cousin. TOP 10 No. 4 #235-1953 JAGUAR C-TYPE Lightweight racer. S/N XKC052. Eng. # E10559. Ecurie Ecosse/blue leather. RHD. Odo: 50,386 km. The second of only three factory Lightweights. Finished 4th at the 1953 24 Hours of Le Mans. Built specifically for that race and the first to wear disc brakes. Restored in 1986 to correct factory specs with new aluminum coachwork. Has led a sheltered Show at Portland All British Field Meet in 2006 and appeared at the Forest Grove Concours d’Elegance in 2015. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $121,000. The drophead coupe offered better weather protection, and only 1,471 LHD examples were built. Price paid is the going rate, so no surprise here. #357-1956 ARNOLT-BRISTOL Road- life since but has been shown at Quail and Pebble Beach. One of the most important Jaguars. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $13,200,000. Price paid was a touch over the $12m high estimate and on a par with Lot 332, the 250 Tour de France. A significant Jaguar with extensive racing history, so difficult to suggest that the price paid was aggressive. Welcome at any and all motoring events. #202-1953 JAGUAR XK 120 drophead coupe. S/N 67711. Birch Grey/tan canvas/red leather. Odo: 60,535 miles. An older frame-off restoration that still has some sizzle. Excellent panel fit and leather interior with mild patina. With spats and disc wheel covers. Won Best in restored. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $270,000. A race car that has been banged around and put back together to the best of anyone’s ability. At the price point the seller was seeking, however, there were just too many holes. ster. S/N ARBR5865C. Red/tan leather. Odo: 19 miles. Only about 145 Arnolt-Bristols produced, the brainchild of Stanley H. “Wacky” Arnolt. Original 1,971-cc I6 replaced with 1956 Corvette V8 with dual quads. Transmission is original to car, as are gauges. Was one of five fitted with Rudge knockoffs, but they are no longer with the car. Has been properly #312-1961 JAGUAR XKE Series I con- vertible. S/N 876032. Black/black fabric/red leather. Odo: 41,630 miles. An early flat-floor 3.8 roadster that was once owned by Jerry Lewis. Restored to high standard and complete with JDHT certificate. Engine highly detailed with head painted correct pumpkin color. Red leather interior flawless. A stunning example. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $258,500. This E-type checked all the boxes. Covered headlamps, flat floor, celebrity ownership and prize-winning restoration. Expensive but well worth it. FRENCH #347-1948 TALBOT-LAGO T26 Grand Sport cabriolet. S/N 110110. Eng. # 108. Pastel blue & cream/tan fabric/blue cream. RHD. Odo: 24,364 km. Flashy and swoopy with massive chrome scallops. 10,000-hour restoration was recently completed. Fitted with 4-speed Wilson pre-select transmission. Body removed in 1954 and lost to history. Recently rebodied in style of Saoutchik. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $1,250,000. The final bid was a long way from the $1.7m–$2.1m the seller was hoping for. The design is bold as-is, and it just might have had a fighting chance if the colors were a bit more subdued. Also have to question whether the car is even worth what was bid here considering it’s a recent rebody. #351-1954 TALBOT-LAGO T26 GSL coupe. S/N 111012. Maroon/cream leather. RHD. Odo: 97,076 km. The T26 GSL—Grand Sport Longue—debuted at the 1953 Paris Salon. Only about 20 were built, according to the catalog, and somewhere between 11 and 13 survive. An older restoration that presents well. Paint has an edge but body is straight 112 Sports Car Market

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RM Sotheby’s Monterey, CA and solid. Interior shows wear, especially on driver’s seat. Crack in rear window. Engine highly detailed. Fitted with sunroof. Styling that does not appeal to all. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $385,000. Price paid was a bit of a surprise. The styling is unusual, and the rather tired condition was a concern. Two people had to have it, and that’s why we have auctions. #111-2006 BUGATTI VEYRON 16.4 convertible. S/N VF9SA15B36M795001. Red & black/beige leather. Odo: 764 miles. The first production Bugatti Veyron. The W16 motor produces 1,001 horsepower with a top speed of 253 mph. Fitted with four turbochargers, 7-speed dual-clutch semi-automatic last Alloy Gullwing I watched sell, at Gooding’s Scottsdale 2012 sale, realized a touch #311-1964 PORSCHE 356C Carrera 2 coupe. S/N 126269. Eng. # 97303. Slate Gray/ red leather. Odo: 49,261 miles. Said to be one of only 101 4-cam Carrera 2 coupes constructed. Cost about $7,600 when new. Recent restoration by marque specialist with little to fault. Identified by rectangular camshaft covers and 12-volt electrical system. Numbers- over $4m (SCM# 191584). This one sold for $750k at RM Amelia Island 2003 (SCM# 30547); no-saled at $770k at RM Monterey 2004 (SCM# 34845), and no-saled at $3.9m at RM London 2012 (SCM# 213955). The market for Gullwings is now leveling off, and I think the seller was a year behind the curve on this one. I doubt there is another million out there for a car that is losing its glitter. transmission and 10 radiators. Presents as new. An engineering marvel. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,815,000. As the “001” first Veyron with low mileage, the price paid here was about the expected one. I wonder if the same buyer ended up with the last Veyron, Lot 112. They’d be perfect bookends. #112-2012 BUGATTI VEYRON 16.4 Super Sport 300 coupe. S/N VF9SG2C27DM795300. White/black leather. Odo: 308 miles. Chassis number 300 of only 300 Veyrons built and one of just eight U.S.-spec examples. Powered by 1,200-horsepower motor with four turbochargers. Offered by original #324-1960 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Roadster. S/N 19804210002552. Fire Brigade Red/tan fabric/tan leather. Odo: 34,225 miles. Restored in mid-1990s and properly maintained since. Fitted with both tops and complete tool set. Offered with Bausch fitted luggage. Less than 35,000 documented miles. matching per Kardex and Porsche COA. The ultimate Porsche road car. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $725,000. Not that many years ago this would have been silly money, but the Porsche Express is charging full speed ahead. This one checked all the boxes and presented as-new. That said, high bid looked expensive and should have bought the car. ITALIAN A well-documented and -serviced example. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $1,210,000. A solid example that sold for the expected amount. The appreciation seems to have slowed a bit, as every self-respecting auction has at least one on offer. #264-1962 MESSERSCHMITT KR200 owner with just 308 miles showing. Top speed of 258 mph. At top speed the tires are stated to last 15 minutes. In “as new” condition. The ultimate supercar. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $2,310,000. It would be difficult to own this and only drive it 40 miles a year, but that is what happened. A new car with break-in miles and the last of the Veyrons produced. A rare opportunity at any price. GERMAN #109-1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Alloy Gullwing. S/N 1980435500786. Silver/ red leather. Odo: 2,488 km. One of only 29 aluminum-bodied Gullwings constructed. An older restoration that now looks a bit tired. Retains its original drivetrain. Fitted with Sonderteile motor, Rudge wheels and twopiece luggage set. The ultimate Gullwing. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $4,500,000. The 114 4,000 produced. This example won its class at Pebble Beach in 1997. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $93,500. Microcars continue to be popular, and the condition of this one created the interest. Price paid was up there, but continue to maintain it in this condition and all should be well. microcar. S/N 79003. Turquoise/Plexiglas/red leather. MHD. Odo: 1,972 km. When Messerschmitt was not allowed to produce airplanes, they turned to microcars. The KR200 was an improvement over the earlier KR175 with bigger motor and improved canopy. About #217-1950 FERRARI 275S/340 roadster. S/N 0030MT. Eng. # 0030MT. Red/brown leather & fabric. RHD. Odo: 32,746 km. Said to be one of two 275S barchettas built and the first fitted with Touring coachwork. Upgraded with 4.1-L 340 American motor. Competed in Mille Miglia in 1951 and 1952. Touring coachwork replaced with body by Scaglietti. Used but certainly not TOP 10 No. 8 abused. Loaded with racing history. Ferrari Classiche for competition cars. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $7,975,000. This Ferrari was displayed at the 1950 Salon de l’Automobile in Paris and was raced extensively in the era. As such, it has a special place in Ferrari lore, and the new owner has little to explain. Sold within the expected range; no issue here. TOP 10 No. 5 #332-1956 FERRARI 250 GT Tour de France coupe. S/N 0557GT. Blue/ blue leather. Odo: 2,846 km. First overall at the 1956 the Tour de France and “the actual car that instituted the ‘Tour de France/TdF’ nomenclature,” according to the catalog. The ninth of 14 first-series cars. Once owned and raced by Marquis Alfonso de Portago. An older restoration but has been properly maintained and serviced. Complete with original build sheet, photos and other docu Sports Car Market

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RM Sotheby’s Monterey, CA $100k or so. Add a bit for the fresh restoration and a bit more for “cute”... The rest is called silly money, but RM sold another matching set for $231k here last year (SCM#s 245084 and 245083), so there ya go. mentation. A piece of Ferrari history. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $13,200,000. Appears in the SCM Platinum Auction Database as sold for $82k at a Christie’s auction in 1979 (SCM# 19323). But that was then. This sets a highwater mark for a TdF. This example, however, is history, and there is no other first. Can’t argue with the price paid. #218-1-1958 FIAT 600 Multipla 2-dr sedan. S/N 044304. Eng. # 325087. Salmon & cream/salmon & cream. Odo: 2 miles. Offered as a package with matching 600 Jolly. The Multipla was intended to multiply the serviceability of the 600. A recent restoration to high standard and complete with a surfboard on top. Only a couple of miles on the clock, so were built on the 500 chassis. The 4-cylinder 600s are a bit more desirable. Recently restored with rebuilt motor. Thought that about 100 600 Jollys are still around. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $242,000. The Fiat Jolly 600 seems to sell for about $100k, so do the math on the package. I have a hard time with a 600 Multipla at $140k, but someone had to have the package and common sense be damned. #125-1960 FERRARI 250 GT SWB alloy I’d guess it was restored for a quick flip. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $242,000. The Multiplas sell for about $40k, and Jollys can bring coupe. S/N 1773GT. Yellow/green leather. Odo: 59,907 km. One of about 45 alloy-bodied Competizone examples built in 1960. Fitted with factory roll bar and lacking side vent windows. Extensive racing history. Recent restoration to original specifications by well- #218-2-1960 FIAT 600 JOLLY. S/N 372716. Eng. # 405780. Salmon/fabric/wicker. Odo: 119 km. Offered as a matched set with the Fiat 600 Multipla. The Jolly was the brainchild of Fiat chairman Gianni Agnelli, who required a small car that could be carried on his ketch to provide local transportation when at port. They caught on in a hurry and most known marque expert. Retains its original motor, transmission and axle. An impressive package. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $13,250,000. As an illustration of the current state of the Ferrari market, this car sold at a Mecum auction in 1999 for $1,111,000 (SCM# 2536). Sixteen years later, $13 mil won’t do the job, but based on a few other recent sales, the bid was in fact a bit light. With its incredible history, there is a buyer out there. #113-1964 FERRARI 250 LM coupe. S/N 6105. Eng. # 6105. Red/blue fabric & leather. RHD. One of only 32 examples produced. Extensive and very successful racing history. Fitted with midmounted 3.3-liter V12. Early in career a long nose was installed; later returned to original specifications. Retains all of its original me- TOP 10 No. 1 chanical components. Never in a major accident, which is remarkable considering its years of campaigning. Considered the best of the best. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $17,600,000. As rare as these are, three came to market in recent years, selling between $9.5m and $14.3m. The premium here is the extensive racing history and amazing original condition. #309-1966 FERRARI 275 GTB/6C Alloy coupe. S/N 08517. Eng. # 08517. Rosso Chiaro/blue leather. Odo: 73,941 km. A rare and desirable 275 GTB. One of just nine longnose, torque-tube, alloy-bodied cars fitted with optional six Webers. Recent restoration by marque specialist. Powered by 3.3-liter Co- lombo V12. Outside fill cap. A stunning design with unique specifications. Correct 10-hole alloy wheels and matching-numbers motor. A strong presentation. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $3,960,000. A significant Ferrari that sold for the expected amount. No surprise here, and new owner has a wonderful example. 116 Sports Car Market

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Fresh Meat by Chad Tyson RM Sotheby’s Monterey, CA Online sales of contemporary cars 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT coupe #233-1968 MASERATI GHIBLI Spyder. S/N AM115S1001. Eng. # AM115S1001. Giallo/black fabric/black leather. Odo: 67,310 km. The first Ghibli Spyder. Documented by Maserati Classiche. Has a number of unique features including external fuel fillers and recessions in door panels for handles. Priced new at $16,900, which was more than a Ferrari 365 Daytona. A respray in 1975 and paint well maintained since. Recent mechanical Date sold: 09/02/2015 eBay auction ID: 321850082495 Seller’s eBay ID: cl6000 Sale type: Used car with 7,004 miles VIN: WDDRJ7JA3EA010811 Details: Designo Magno Monza Grey Matte over black leather; 6.3-L V8 rated at 583 hp and 479 lbft, 7-sp auto, RWD Sale result: $225,888, Buy It Now, sf 296 MSRP: $237,025 (as equipped) Other current offering: Fort Lauderdale Collection South in Fort Lauderdale, FL, is offering a Designo Mystic White II over black/red leather 2014 SLS AMG GT coupe, with 6,454 miles, for $209,900. 2014 Ferrari California convertible 33,537 miles. One of only 121 genuine Daytona Spyders. A U.S.-delivery example fitted with air and Borrani wires. Restored in 1988 with engine-out service. Additional work in 2000. Several FCA awards. Complete with books, tools and records. A most desirable Daytona. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $2,750,000. In 2006 this sold at Gooding’s Pebble Beach sale for $748k (SCM #42628). A few years later it returned there and sold for $1m (SCM #183112), which the SCM analyst called well bought. His words proved clairvoyant, as a few short years later it sells for more than twice that amount. Price paid reflects the new Daytona market, so no harm done. JAPANESE service, but engine bay far from fresh. Interior shows signs of use and age. Known ownership from new. A very significant Maserati. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $990,000. The first of most anything sells at a premium, but that was not the case here. A well-maintained example with no glaring issues that sold well under the $1.2m– $1.8m estimate. Welcome at most any event, so well worth the price paid. #248-1970 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 Day- Date sold: 08/30/2015 eBay auction ID: 131584776058 Seller’s eBay ID: planoferrari Sale type: Used car with 6,722 miles VIN: ZFF65TJA6E0203181 Details: Rosso Corsa over beige leather; 4.3-L V8 rated at 483 hp and 372 lb-ft, 7-sp auto, RWD Sale result: $170,100, 6 bids, sf 267 MSRP: $198,190 (base) Other current offering: Ferrari Maserati of Seattle in Seattle, WA, asking $189,900 for an 8,828-mile 2014 California in Rosso over black leather. 2016 Jaguar F-type R coupe Date sold: 08/25/2015 eBay auction ID: 171895334961 Seller’s eBay ID: qictrk Sale type: Used car with 565 miles VIN: SAJWJ6DL5GMK24237 Details: Italian Racing Red over Red Duo/Jet leather; 5.0-L supercharged V8 rated at 550 hp and 332 lb-ft, 8-sp auto, AWD Sale result: $85,000, 15 bids, sf 1038 MSRP: $110,145 (as equipped) Other current offering: Desert European Motorcars in Rancho Mirage, CA, offering an Ebony over Ivory Duo/Jet leather, 54-mile 2016 F-type R for $119,225. ♦ 118 peared on 1970 cover of Road & Track. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $1,045,000. I watched this Daytona sell at RM’s 2013 Monterey sale for $583k (SCM# 231229), which was a reasonable price at the time. These have since been on full afterburner ascent. Being the U.S. prototype and having Bill Harrah ownership did not hurt, either. I have a feeling that seven figures for a Daytona will soon be commonplace. #120-1973 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 Day- tona Spyder. S/N 16223. Eng. # B2136. Rosso Chiaro/black fabric/black leather. Odo: tona U.S. prototype coupe. S/N 13361. Eng. # B362. Rosso Chiaro/tan leather. Odo: 53,926 miles. The prototype U.S.-spec 365 Daytona and first delivered to Bill Harrah. Fitted with Plexiglas-covered headlamps and without emissions and safety equipment that was required on later Daytonas. Restored in 2012 and returned to original specifications. Ap- #104-1967 TOYOTA 2000GT coupe. S/N MF1010083. Red/black leather. Odo: 63,914 km. The first U.S.-delivery 2000GT and the first LHD example. Unrestored and maintained in exceptional condition. Powered by Yamaha aluminum motor. Only 351 produced, with few shipped to U.S. James Bond made them famous in “You Only Live Twice” in a one-off convertible. The first Japanese supercar. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $825,000. Considering how few of these reached these shores, they now appear at auction with surprising regularity. Price paid was a bit behind what other cars have realized, so perhaps the novelty is wearing off. AMERICAN #246-1910 AMERICAN UNDERSLUNG TRAVELER toy tonneau. S/N 1811. Eng. # 1809. Gray/black fabric/black leather. RHD. Odo: 15,948 miles. A very authentic example of one of the most elegant of all Brass Era cars. Recently restored to highest of standards. Chassis runs under the axles, thus lowering the body and center of gravity. Built between 1907 and 1914. Won Best in Class at 2014 Sports Car Market

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RM Sotheby’s Monterey, CA Pebble Beach Concours. Exceptional performance provided by 500-ci T-head motor. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $1,815,000. Let’s see, Brass cars are dead, blah, blah, blah. Well, this one went for twice the high estimate, and with the excitement in the room, I thought it might have gone further. Regardless, the new owner now owns the best of the best. A stunning example, but at a price. #231-1933 DUESENBERG MODEL SJ Riviera phaeton. S/N 2577. Eng. # J528. Black/black fabric/brown leather. Odo: 52,575 miles. One of three Brunn Riviera phaetons constructed. First owned by Lt. Colonel Jacob Schick, of razor fame. Later body swap and new engine with J-467 bellhousing and J-487 block. Fitted with Jahns racing pistons. Later Harrah Collections. Restored by Fran Roxas in early 2000s. Impressive woodwork on dash. A stunning automobile. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $935,000. Closed Classics rarely approach seven figures, but they’re coming into favor, and this is an exceptional design that had been well restored. No issue with the price at all. restored to open configuration and rebuilt to supercharged specification. Impressive array of awards. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,595,000. A striking Duesenberg with unusual disappearing top. Body swap and engine changes did not affect the value here, as it sold just slightly under the $1.6m low estimate. Long list of prominent owners and restored by Fran Roxas. A hot rod Duesenberg. #340-1933 MARMON SIXTEEN Victo- ria coupe. S/N 16143907. Gray/blue-gray cloth. Odo: 2,268 miles. By the time the Marmon Sixteen was introduced in 1931, Cadillac had beat them to the market by almost two years, and the Depression was taking its toll. Only about 375 produced, according to catalog, with 70 complete examples surviving. This example with original engine, chassis and body. Older restoration well maintained but #338-1935 AUBURN 851 SC Speedster. S/N 33222E. Eng. # GH4633. Cigarette Cream/black fabric/tan leather. Odo: 59,968 miles. An older restoration with new interior installed in 2008. Once owned by the late Glenn Pray, who used it as a template for his Auburn 866 replica. Equipped with SchwitzerCummins blower and Columbia dual-ratio sold for $255k at RM London 2007 (SCM# 48027). #329-1933 STUTZ DV32 Monte Carlo sedan. S/N DV541559. Green/tan leather. Odo: 703 miles. Only about 20 DV32s were delivered in Stutz’s final days. This is one of two surviving Monte Carlos with aluminum body, which was a custom order. Hood extends all the way back to firewall, creating a “false hood” design. Once in Nethercutt and axle. Designed by Gordon Buehrig. One of the most exciting Full Classics. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $770,000. This was last seen at RM’s August 2007 Meadow Brook sale, where it realized $506k (SCM# 46037). Driven only 145 miles since. These have been steadily marching up the charts and rightfully so. Simply stunning. #240-1960 CHEVROLET CERV 1 racer. S/N N/A. White & blue/blue vinyl. MHD. 377-ci fuel-injected V8, 4-sp. Built as a Corvette engineering test car. Multiple motors showing signs of age. Engine properly detailed. A classic design. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $907,500. Closed Full Classics with unique designs or engines have been gaining traction. This sold well above the $400k–$500k estimate but was not out of line. A quality car that would be a hoot on a CARavan or other tour. It last sold for $341k at Worldwide’s 2010 Auburn auction (SCM# 166341); before that, it November 2015 119

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RM Sotheby’s Monterey, CA installed over the years. Currently fitted with fuel-injected aluminum engine cast by Alcoa. In 1972 gifted to Briggs Cunningham. Fiberglass body designed by Larry Shinoda and weighs only 80 pounds. Showing signs of age with cracked fiberglass in several areas. A piece of Corvette history. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $800,000. What is the value of a one-off Corvette test vehicle? Answer is, of course, whatever someone is willing to pay for it. On this day that amount was not enough to satisfy the seller, so home it goes. #304-1962 DUAL-GHIA L6.4 coupe. S/N 0308. Black/red leather. Odo: 6,404 miles. 383-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Only 26 Ghia L5.4s built. Single-family ownership since 1971. George Barris modifications include Cibie headlamps and hidden turn signals. Also has custom sunroof and Chrysler Airtemp air conditioning. Restoration completed in 2001 but Dean Martin. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $297,000. These show up from time to time and usually sell for a touch more than what was paid here. Have to chalk it up to the custom sunroof and the few needs. BEST BUY #219-1964 CHEVROLET CORVETTE GPV-57 styling coupe. S/N 40837S101311. Fire Frost Blue/white leather. Odo: 64,708 miles. 327-ci 365-hp V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Built by GM for Chevrolet general manager “Bunkie” Knudsen. Numerous oneoff features including custom front clip, unique bumpers, sidepipes and paint. Restored in 1988 to original specs. Tires have special blue stripe and are mounted on painted two- so new owner has some room to bring it up a bit. From here, well bought. #258-1969 FORD MUSTANG Boss 429 fastback. S/N 9F02Z150456. Wimbledon White/blue leather. Odo: 122 miles. 429-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. An amazing low-mile example that has also been recently restored. Fitted with must-have “top-loader” 4-speed and Traction-Lok rear axle. All kinds of documentation and awards. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $247,500. This well-traveled Boss 429 ap- now shows a bit of age. Expensive when new and owned by the likes of Frank Sinatra and bar knockoffs. A significant Corvette survivor but showing its age a bit. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $550,000. One-off vehicles are difficult to price, as there are, of course, limited comparables. This one, however, is loaded with history and has been known from new. If anything, I feel the price paid was a bit light, pears frequently in the SCM Platinum Auction Database.” It no-saled at $350k at Russo and Steele Monterey 2007 (SCM# 46362); sold for $253k at Russo and Steele Scottsdale 2008 (SCM# 48549); sold again for $253k at Russo and Steele Scottsdale 2012, which we called “a total steal” (SCM# 191661); and sold for $286k at RM’s Don Davis sale in 2013 (SCM# 216114). The price paid here is in line with most of the other sales. © 120 Sports Car Market

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Gooding & Co. Pebble Beach, CA Gooding & Co. — The Pebble Beach Auctions A 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder topped the sale at $16.8m, narrowly pipping the one-off 1962 250 GT SWB “Sharknose” at $16.5m Company Gooding & Company Date August 15–16, 2015 Location Pebble Beach, CA Auctioneer Charlie Ross Automotive lots sold/offered 115/129 Sales rate 89% Sales total $128,098,000 High sale 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder, sold at $16,830,000 With rare factory hard top, this 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder sold at $16,830,000 Report and photos by Michael Leven Market opinions in italics A t Monterey Car Week 2015, shoppers continued the trend of paying high prices for top cars, but the broader market also showed a newfound determination not to overpay. The theme over two evenings inside the Gooding & Company auction tent was cars being bid 15%–20% under low estimate and selling nonetheless. Everyone seemed to be on the same page, and this resulted in an excellent 89% sell-through rate — another good sign of a vibrant but not overheated market. Gooding totals reached $128m, a $22m increase over 2014’s sale. Big-ticket items included a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder with covered headlights, which topped the sale at $16.8m, narrowly pipping the one-off 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB “Sharknose” Speciale by Bertone at $16.5m. My favorite Ferrari was the 1957 410 Superamerica Series II “Princess Ferrari,” originally commissioned by the Shah of Iran, which sold for $5m. Of the 129 cars on offer, 29 were from Ferrari, 22 from Porsche and 12 from Mercedes-Benz – cumulatively nearly half of the run list. Fourteen (almost 2/3) of the Porsches were 911s or 911 derivatives, reflecting the health of the air-cooled segment. One of these cars exceeded its high estimate — the 1975 3.0 911 Carrera RSR, sold at $1.3m against an expected $900k — and about half the rest made their low estimates. Unusual this year was the large percentage of race cars. Sixteen consignments were competition models, and that doesn’t count the three “homologation specials” on the docket. The big dog was the factory-entered 1982 Rothmans Porsche 956, winner of Le Mans in 1983 and 2nd-place finisher in the model’s debut the year before. It sold for a whopping $10,120,000, exceeding the high estimate by $1.1m. But the car that rocked the auction tent like 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB “Sharknose” Speciale coupe, sold at $16,500,000 124 no other was the one-owner 1956 Fiat Eden Roc dock-tender. More imaginative than a Jolly in every curve of its Pininfarina design, the irresistible Eden Roc captured the attention of up to nine determined collectors and finally sold for $660k. That’s what happens when the bidders just refuse to stop bidding. ♦ Sales Totals $150m $120m $90m $60m $30m 0 Sports Car Market 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 Buyer’s premium 10%, included in sold prices Jensen Sutta, courtesy of Gooding & Company

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Gooding & Co. Pebble Beach, CA ENGLISH #48-1927 BENTLEY 6½ LITRE Le Mans Sport tourer. S/N BX2416. Eng. # BX2421. Napier Green/black canvas/green leather. RHD. Odo: 9,481 miles. Known ownership from new. Originally a saloon by Gurney Nutting in the Weymann style. Chassis shortened and raced with lightweight aluminum bodywork at unspecified time before/after the war. Touring body built in the ’70s; converted to current Le Mans Vanden Plas spec during restoration in 2008. Matching engine, chassis, mechanicals. Approximately 10k price paid here as anything but very reasonable. Fairly sold and well bought. #47-1939 LAGONDA RAPIDE V12 drophead coupe. S/N 14091. Eng. # V12197. Ivory & dark cherry/black canvas/dark cherry leather. RHD. Odo: 628 miles. Another Ron Rezek car. Impeccably restored by RX Autoworks in Vancouver, BC. Could not find one nit to pick. Original gearbox replaced in period; 4-carb manifold fitted during prior restoration in 1969. Two-tone paint flawless; interior like a computer-enhanced photograph—unreal. One of 25 V12 Rapide roadsters built; said to be able to drive from 7 to 105 mph in top gear. And can you say torque? Obviously an easy fix, and either the bidders did not notice or care, as the winning bid exceeded the high estimate by almost 25%. Well sold, but certain to be a treasured possession for the new owner. #3-1966 JAGUAR XKE Series I 4.2 con- vertible. S/N 1E12816. Light Metallic Blue/ blue canvas/blue leather. Odo: 7,432 miles. Ultra-low original miles, later Series I car. In first owner’s family until 2011. Restored to an extremely high level; JDHT-certified. Body and paint very good, as are top, interior, brightwork and chrome wires. Redline tires. All mechanicals rebuilt, possibly needed due to low use over years. Halogen headlights and miles logged since resto; two-time Colorado Grand finisher, and recently completed the 3,000-mile Europe by Bentley rally with the Bentley Drivers Club. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $1,210,000. This magnificent motorcar had such a presence that the two perfectly restored Lagondas that flanked it—also from the Ron Rezek Collection—were almost overpowered visually. And while some may snub that as “not original,” this practice is quite the norm in Bentley circles, and in fact, this numbersmatching car is probably more original than most. I hope the new owner drives the hell out of it. Shrewdly bought. (See profile, p. 92.) #45-1937 LAGONDA LG45 Rapide tourer. S/N 12245G10S. Eng. # 12245. British Racing Green/black vinyl/green leather. RHD. Odo: 47,293 miles. Prettiest of the four cars consigned by Ron Rezek. One of 25 LG45 Rapides built; only offered as a 2-door, 4-seat tourer. Original logbook and copy of build record. Most parts born on this car, including body framing. Fastidious research, restoration Cond: 1. SOLD AT $1,650,000. Lagonda fell on hard times and was sold and reconstituted in 1935 with W.O. Bentley hired to lead engineering. The creation of the V12 engine in this car was another of his great legacies. Possibly the finest restoration at the auction, this sublime beauty blew through the $1.5m high estimate and surpassed any other Lagonda sale I found, save for two team cars that sold above $2m in 2012 and 2014 (SCM# 213431 and 256017). Expensive, but you rarely regret overpaying for the best. #120-1954 JAGUAR XK 120 SE road- ster. S/N S674747. Eng. # F17658S. British Racing Green/biscuit leather. Odo: 62,514 miles. Jolly good restoration in 2004, just now starting to show its age; stress crack on fender. Gaps good except trunk; slightly tight. Leather not overly taut but very nice; carpets almost look faded. Bumper chrome showing significant prep scratching, and fronts are wavy. Engine built to more powerful SE specs, but not originally an SE car. Driven regularly since right taillight fit only demerits. A show-quality detail might move it up a half grade. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $198,000. Hard to know if this low-miler was worthy of preservation, but it was likely an excellent base for this topdrawer redo. Incredibly beautiful in blue-overblue with the Redline tires. I thought the $200k–$250k estimate range might be a touch light given some recent E-type sales. Call the final result a fair transaction with a nod toward the buyer. #58-1967 LOLA T70 Mk II racer. S/N SL7147. Blue & yellow/black vinyl. RHD. Original Team Penske car. Driven in three rounds of 1967 Can-Am by George Follmer carrying the number 16; now presented as the #6 Mark Donohue championship car. No finishes of note except a podium at Bridgehampton. Wrecked at next race and swapped out for new chassis; this car relegated to show duties. Tub not properly repaired until 1990s; now a regular vintage event participant. Cond: 3. and presentation. Everything as-new. Approximately 1,300 miles logged since restoration. An honest, first-rate car that gets used. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $880,000. The few comps out there show like cars selling for over $600k for almost a decade; in 2013, one sold at Bonhams Chichester for $929k (SCM# 226952). In the current market, it is hard to see the 126 redo about 2,500 miles ago. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $220,000. How can you not love a Jaguar in this quintessential British color combination? I sure did. But after I drooled all over it for a few minutes, the bumper quality was like a bucket of cold water. How did this happen? SOLD AT $475,000. The very first real race car I ever saw in person, and up close was its sister car, the real Donohue chassis. I was 8 years old, remember it like it was yesterday and have had a soft spot ever since. Unfortunately, this car hasn’t got much period race history, and what it has is mostly a footnote. Sports Car Market

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Gooding & Co. Pebble Beach, CA The generous price is reflective of the car’s tenure at Team Penske, not the T70 market, where average cars are at least $100k less. A no-sale at $460k high bid on the block; deal done shortly thereafter. Well sold. #54-1986 FORD RS200 Evolution coupe. S/N 106. White/black cloth. Odo: 9,914 miles. The RS200 was built by Ford of England as a homologation special to compete in the (totally insane) Group B category of the World Rally Championship. Bespoke car converted by Ford to ‘Evolution’ spec by original owner; one of 24. Upgraded by Brian Hart in period, now producing 704 hp. Recently refurbished with new paint and interior; work to factory quality. Panels a bit wavy and fit to race car gauges lightly fogged, ancient lap belts torn, but pleasant seat leather. Offered at no reserve. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $264,000. The Juneks were accomplished drivers, and Elizabeth counts a 5th overall finish at the 1928 Targa Florio amongst her accomplishments. Weak attribution as the Junek car and gearboxbased registration does not lend confidence about provenance. Bugatti parts and pieces move from car to car with great fluidity, hence all the bitsas out there. Not that I’m saying this is one of them. A bit pricey with all the questions. GERMAN #131-1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Gullwing. S/N 1980405500243. Eng. # 1989805500262. Dark gray/tan leather & red cloth plaid. Odo: 84,092 miles. Extremely rare and attractive Dunkelgrau (dark gray) has very subtle earthy undertones; looks like dark olive green/forest floor in bright light. Tan leather seats with red tartan inserts make this a oneof-one color combination. Excellent restoration with only small chips around horn button much better; burgundy-piped tan leather still fresh. Single jump-seat in back. Wood spectacular. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $671,000. With only 98 made, it seems like half the remaining 300Sc coupes have been to market in the past five years. A few huge sales blew the lid off long-suppressed pricing, and now values for these hand-built monoliths actually exceed the exorbitant restoration costs. Still, this is big money for a coupe needing a very expensive repaint. Well sold. Recently sold for $550k at Gooding’s 2014 Scottsdale sale (SCM# 232405). #103-1958 PORSCHE 356A Speedster. S/N 84026. Eng. # 67478. Silver/black canvas/ red leather. Odo: 27,430 miles. Very well restored at unknown date; major mechanicals rebuilt in 2008. Matching engine, hood, deck lid; fuel tank, sending unit, wheels date-codecorrect. Paint very good, save scratch above left rear wheel, debris in base coat over right front wheel. Hood spear not centered on seal. Vertical overriders dull; left taillight seal not standard. 4WD, intercooled 4-banger generates claimed 0–60 time close to 2 seconds. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $539,000. Lacking initial competition success, the Evolution cars were developed only to have the Group B cars banned shortly thereafter because they were too fast; I saw them in competition and they were frighteningly quick and agile. Standard cars were over $100k a decade ago, and I could not find comparables for an Evo. Vintage rallying has grown more popular in the past 10 years and the overall market is hot. Even so, this looks pricey for a car with no race history. FRENCH #122-1927 BUGATTI TYPE 38 roadster. S/N 38385. Eng. # 4001. Blue/black leather. RHD. Odo: 13,745 miles. Believed to be reconnaissance car for Czech racers Vincent and Elizabeth Junek. Titled as 4001, the number of the gearbox. Ex-Peter Williamson. Currently not running; never restored. Paint applied at different times; rough with many chips, dry spots, masking errors, blisters across hood. Marchal lights quite good. Wood dash sound, to complain about. Original owner’s manual, factory build sheet, prior titles and correspondence between past owners accompany car. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,595,000. Initially I was not going to write about this car, but then I saw it leave the shaded auction tent for a test drive. Once I saw the actual hue, I was smitten. Restored to nearly perfect condition by various specialists around California, this one’s a real prize. Given the rarity of the colors and that it was bought at a high (but not inflated) 300SL price, I’d have to say well bought. #66-1956 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SC coupe. S/N 1880145500029. Eng. # 199980550002. Burgundy/tan & burgundy leather. Odo: 88,686 miles. Very attractive, but color combination not original; was metallic green over cream. Paint could be old; lots of polishing scratches and several other flaws. Some panels wavy. Chrome looks tired. Interior seated. Comes with an owner’s manual, tools, jack; catalog implies not from this car. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $379,500. Not much to add to the discussion about Speedster market, but this very nice car hammered below some recent sales, including a ragged original example later in this same sale, Lot 158, which changed hands for $583k. Ironic that the stripped-down Speedsters were originally built for the American market as the least expensive model in the Porsche range. Market price. #110-1959 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Roadster. S/N 19804210950036. Eng. # 1989808500332. Ivory/black canvas/burgundy leather. Odo: 69,441 km. Not flashy, but elegant and lovely in ivory over burgundy. Matching-numbers car with repop chrome Rudge wheels. Has the odd chip from use, but paint is nice; rest of car also to regional show standard. Straight as a pin. Trim excellent; chrome very good but rubber on overriders old and worn. Front turning signals pitted and 128 Sports Car Market

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Gooding & Co. Pebble Beach, CA cracked; car is a veteran of the Colorado Grand and Copperstate 1000. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $1,100,000. There appeared to be fewer 300SLs in Monterey this year, with only two offered at Gooding. (There were four here last year.) A lot of them have changed hands in 2015, and prices look like they may have plateaued for the time being. This sale aligns with other recent results. As a “canary in the coal mine” type of car, this might be confirmation that the days of irrational exuberance are past. A touch pricey for a non-concours car, but new owner will be just fine. #143-1960 PORSCHE RS 60 Spider. S/N 718044. Eng. # P90505. Silver/red vinyl. Factory team car; incredible history includes Le Mans, Sebring, Targa Florio, Nürburgring, Nassau. Driven by Moss, Gurney, Hermann, Barth, Bonnier, Graham Hill, Holbert. Restored in ’98 and still looking very good after life in a museum. Micro-issues with paint and body do not detract. Last of four factory-raced RS 60s; RS 60 was successor in the 718 series to the RSK and predecessor to TOP 10 No. 9 leather with correct square-weave carpet; wood refinished beautifully. Offered at no reserve. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $209,000. Historically lagging a bit behind its younger brothers, this 230 found the love, selling slightly over high estimate. Top result was due to the quality of restoration and market momentum for Pagodas. The smaller 2.3 engine hurts value a bit, but the manual transmission helps drivability. These are great driving cars and very expensive to restore, but even so this seems like a lot of dough. Well sold. #117-1967 PORSCHE 906E racer. S/N 906159. Eng. # 910032. White/blue cloth. Porsche built only six of these long-nose E versions (E for Einspritzrung, or fuel injected). Great ownership, driver, race history and results; Sebring with Peter Gregg and Joe Buzzetta (for factory), USRRC Champion with Scooter Patrick, Don Wester (for Otto Zipper). Sold to Vasek Polak and later to wellknown Porsche collector Warren Eads. Offered twice and sold in 2012 in Zipper livery. the RS 61. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $5,400,000. RS 60 sales are scarce, but lumping the 718-series cars together yields enough data to put this huge result in context. Three sales over the past four years averaged about $3m. All cars were well presented, had good histories and had no question marks. The difference with this sale is simple: It’s a rare factory team car, it competed in all the major races in Europe, and it had a laundry list of famous champion drivers—the factors that confer great value on race cars. Expensive, yes, but fairly bought. #1-1963 MERCEDES-BENZ 230SL con- vertible. S/N 11304210000024. White/black hard top/black soft top/red leather. Odo: 382 miles. Factory demonstrator in Canada. Said to be first 230SL sold in U.S. Euro headlights, bumpers. Low miles since high-quality resto in original colors. Panels well-aligned save trunk; gaps tight, uneven. Body paint excellent; black roof not so much, with obvious orange peel and tape marks. Correct two-piece wheel trim on oddly sized tires. Lovely red Now in factory Sebring colors. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,650,000. I saw this car no-sale at Bonhams Scottsdale 2012 (SCM# 191684) and felt it was bid to a fair price ($980k), as 906s were already pushing seven figures before that; it sold at Gooding Amelia two months later for $1m (SCM# 196885). Porsche race cars have had a lot of momentum since, and here we are, at what is a good result for both the buyer and seller. With its history, this car will remain a solid investment. #145-1973 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR coupe. S/N 9113601521. Viper Green/black cloth. Odo: 5,813 km. Late ’73 RSR. Updated to 1974–75 3.0-liter spec for racing; good record in numerous mid-level events in Germany. Rebodied to lightweight 1973 look by factory in ’87. Very nicely presented on the day with excellent paint and finish throughout. Correct low-back seats, plain door cards, pull straps, manual windows, 9- and 11-inch Fuchs; not so sure about steering wheel. Seat covers wearing out. Parked 10 feet from an 130 Sports Car Market

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Gooding & Co. Pebble Beach, CA equally nice, matching Viper Green ’73 2.7 RS Lightweight. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $935,000. Back in the day, I logged many laps in the passenger’s seat of a 2.8 RSR, and they were potent, very successful race cars. Nice as this one was, details let it down; not least was the incorrect—and heavy—DOT glass. Wrong wheel studs, calipers, fire system, missing outside pull... Sold cheap compared with recent sales of lesser RS street versions, so the minor sins are easily fixed and will be soon forgotten. I don’t think the factory rebody hurt too badly; it’s a race car, after all. Very well bought. #115-1976 PORSCHE 930 Turbo Car- rera coupe. S/N 9306700617. Eng. # 6760762. Emerald Green Metallic/Cinnamon leather & green tartan cloth. Odo: 99,660 km. Original car with consignor for 30 years; restof-world market, higher-powered car. Paint largely very good; panel fit good, but gaps a bit wide where whale-tail deck meets fenders. Turbo swoosh graphic mostly good. Leather seats nice with green tartan cloth seat inserts; and finish on this car left much to be desired. It just looks like a bad repaint. I don’t recall ever having that impression of an M1, and it is certainly not what one expects from an “original” BMW, although the folks from Munich neither made the body parts nor did the final assembly. The final sales price accounts for all this, as good M1s can go for $100k–$150k more. #50-1982 PORSCHE 956 racer. S/N 956003. White & blue/black cloth. RHD. Le Mans winner 1983; 2nd in 1982, debut year of the 956 model. Other wins and high placings over three seasons. Driven by Ickx, Mass, Haywood, Holbert, Bell, Bellof, Watson and Vern Schuppan, who bought the car when it was retired. Presentation to race car standard, with many worn decals covered in clear film; very possibly original pe- TOP 10 No. 6 While tame by today’s standards, 27 years ago this was the definitive supercar and the benchmark for all that followed. And it wasn’t easy getting on the list to buy one, even if you could swing the 40% deposit for a couple years! As for current value, let’s face it, if Mr. Bean’s twice-wrecked McLaren F1 is worth $12.2m, its predecessor as the baddest-ass road car on the planet looks pretty reasonable at this price. ITALIAN #136-1911 FIAT TIPO 6 demi-tonneau. S/N 11174. Green/black canvas/putty leather. RHD. Odo: 2,875 miles. Known history from new. Said to cost $10,000 new after coachwork. Class winner at Pebble Beach 2012. Catalog implies restoration dates to the ’60s; if so, holding up extremely well, despite many age- and use-related flaws. Paint with gouges, rock chips, cracks throughout; wheels same. Convertible top bows painted over chips. Brass tarnished but completely unmarked. Leather sound but drying. Double chain drive. cloth with severe chemical/moth/rodent damage. Mildew smell inside overwhelming. Sold at no reserve. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $253,000. One of numerous Turbos on offer around the Peninsula during car week. Loved the graphics and great period color scheme, even the plaid. Unfortunately, there is work to be done. New owner can retrofit less controversial seat coverings if desired. Car cannot be licensed or used in California due to build specs. Marketcorrect sale. #67-1980 BMW M1 coupe. S/N WBS5991004301292. Black/black leather. Odo: 46,459 km. Hard to believe only two M1s were originally black; it’s a very flattering color on this shape. Said to be largely original. Paint quality poor; many subsurface issues. Wide and uneven gaps; panels wavy throughout. Glass lightly pitted from use. Interior tidy; seats nicely broken in, carpets good but not crisp, gauges clean and clear. Gray-market car originally sold in the U.K. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $462,000. Claims of originality aside, the fit riod markings. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $10,120,000. Real Rothmans 956s and 962s command a substantial premium (multiples) over garden-variety examples, which now trade between $1m and $2m. Add a who’s-who list of drivers and two podium finishes at Le Mans, and you have the recipe for a big number. Reserve came off at $6.4m; the consignor must be over the moon with this result. Not sure this sale can be replicated, or that anything will come close for a very long time. A real prize for the Porsche guy who has everything, but still well sold. (See the profile, p. 100.) #23-1988 PORSCHE 959 Komfort coupe. S/N WPOZZZ95ZJS900023. Black/ butterscotch leather. Odo: 32,524 km. Ordered through Sonderwunsch (Special Wish) program. One of three 959s originally in black; some touched-in chips, sinkage and fish eyes. Upholstery broken in with some wear; dash, vents, switches and trays finished in same colored leather as seats. Armrests and dash lightly soiled. Water-cooled four-valve heads, twin sequential turbochargers, 450 hp from 175 cubic inches and the world’s most advanced, Boa horn; custom hood ornament with Native American bronco riding a slug. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $880,000. A large and wonderful vehicle; reminds you that Fiat wasn’t always in the small-car business. Probably frightening to drive as fast as the undersquare 550-ci four could push it, but wouldn’t you want to try anyway? The car had many admirers at the preview, and at least two of them stepped up to the plate at bidding time. Sold $80k over high estimate. A bit well sold, but when will another be available? #121-1956 FIAT EDEN ROC beach car. S/N 100108008009. White/white vinyl. Odo: 3,463 km. Single-family ownership from new. One-off Pininfarina creation originally built for Gianni Agnelli, then duplicated (this car) for consignor’s father, former CEO of Union Oil. Used to transport family from vacation home to dock at Lake Arrowhead. 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Gooding & Co. Pebble Beach, CA consignor and shown with much success since 2010; all work done very nicely and shows use since redo. Mahogany waist trim around entire car; wrap-around teakwood bench and boatlike decking inside. Brought onstage with three vibrant young ladies riding in the back. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $660,000. With an “Estimates Available Upon Request” preface, I wondered how far super-cute could possibly go. But with the ubiquitous Jolly long since breaking into six figures, you knew this unusual piece was going to go big. Suffice it to say, there were at least two bidders in the room and five phone bidders at $400k, with new money entering at $460k! The crowd raised the roof as every major price threshold was passed. A lot of people were making this market, so selling price is inarguably marketcorrect. #18-1956 MASERATI A6G2000 Alle- mano coupe. S/N 2147. Eng. # 2180. Red & black/black & red leather. Odo: 1,294 km. Restored six or seven years ago as delivered. Two-tone paint very good, with good prep and panel alignment. Chrome well applied but with prep issues; stainless trim rippled on rear quarters. Wiper scratches on windshield. Proper Marchal lights with small chips; taillights showing age. Many bespoke features for rallying, as ordered by original owner; Halda Speedpilot, folding arm in passenger’s seat for within estimate but looks a bit strong. Nothing to cry over, though. The pleasure it will give through use will more than make up the difference. Previously sold for $188k at a Bonhams auction in 2006 (SCM# 43824). TOP 10 No. 10 #135-1957 FERRARI 410 SUPERAMERICA Series II coupe. S/N 0717SA. Eng. # 0717SA. Gray metallic & burgundy/burgundy leather. Odo: 22,213 miles. Custom outfitted for Princess Soraya of Iran with special seat so Her Majesty could drive the car with vigor; since then known as “The Princess’ Ferrari.” Three-plus decades of Best of Show/Class judgings from multiple appearances at top venues, including Cavallino Classic, Pebble Beach and FCA Annual Meet. Most recently restored by consignor after acquisition in 2001; work done to original configuration, blocks 1965–2001. Never wrecked. Panels still straight; excellent gaps. Paint now chipped, cracked, crazed; huge swath of nonferrous corrosion on trunk lid. Seats worn, cracked but still attractive. Rubber shot, carpets serviceable; crackle finish on dash remarkably pristine. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $429,000. Resuscitated, not restored, in early 2000s. Regular tour participant and show winner in preservation classes. Driven 5,000 km since recommissioning. I’m not usually a fan of shabby cars, but the interesting history, limited ownership, thorough mechanical vetting and prospect of worry-free motoring completely seduced me. It would be a crime to restore this fairly bought and well-sold charmer. navigation, map light, Jaeger-LeCoultre chronograph. Non-original engine. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,045,000. A very handsome car shown at Villa d’Este in 2012; once part of Rosso Bianco and Louwman Collections. With all the rally equipment and FIVA identity papers, this car would be welcome at almost any venue. As it is no longer a concours-winning specimen, the Mille Miglia is calling. Sale price fell colors. The only thing I could find wrong was that the taillight lenses are minutely different colors. Seriously. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $5,087,500. With hard-to-duplicate provenance, superior specification, drop-dead gorgeous styling and Enzo Ferrari himself making sure everything was just so during construction, this car had it all. And that says nothing of the perfect restoration. Even at one-third the price of the “star” Ferraris on offer, this was the one for me. Blowing all other 410 SA sales into the weeds, of course it was way too expensive... if you couldn’t afford it. But for those who could, a priceless gem. #155-1957 LANCIA AURELIA B24 S 5th Series convertible. S/N B24S1264. Eng. # B241390. White/black canvas/soft yellow. Odo: 81,652 km. Purchased from original owner, Grand Prix driver Hermano da Silva Ramos, in late ’57 by consignor’s parents. Driven in Europe for five years, repainted at factory, shipped to upstate New York. On recently rebuilt by marque expert; other major services performed at that time. First public sale in over 45 years. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $16,830,000. Not surprisingly, a few of these have come to market over the past few years, and at least for the past 18 months have kind of hung around this $15m–$16m price point. That Gooding sold a similarly configured car last year, also not in its original color, and realized only 10% more this year may indicate that some semblance of sanity and stability is returning to the Ferrari market. Granted, most of us are tickled with 10% annual growth, but we’re talking old Ferraris here. Fairly sold at what seems to be the going rate. TOP 10 No. 3 #39-1962 FERRARI 250 GT SWB “Sharknose” Speciale coupe. S/N 3269GT. Eng. # 3269. Dark blue/ bur- gundy leather. Odo: 77,783 km. Early design by a young Giorgetto Giugiaro; built to entice Enzo Ferrari to do more business with Ber- 134 Sports Car Market #129-1961 FERRARI 250 GT SWB California Spyder. S/N 3095GT. Eng. # 3095. Red/black canvas/tan leather. Odo: 13,740 km. Highly desirable coveredheadlight model. Originally metallic blue over red and with rare factory hard top; hard top not included in sale. Classiche certified, FIVA papers; blessed by Massini, too. Retains original chassis, body, engine and more. 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Gooding & Co. Pebble Beach, CA tone. Distinctive “shark nose” inspired by ’61 Ferrari Tipo 156 grand prix car. Geneva and Torino show car when new; numerous other appearances since at top events around the world. Impeccable restoration; single-stage paint sublime, chrome brilliant, stainless glowing. Burgundy leather and black quilted tunnel covering beyond reproach. Cond: 1. owned by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, later by Pierre Bardinon; 17 years in the latter’s Mas du Clos Collection. One of 28 LHD Superfasts. Wayne Obry restoration no longer razor sharp but still impressive. Shown at Pebble Beach; FCA Platinum in 2014. Very light orange peel to finish is the only nit. Leather broken in but still taut and crisp. Comes with tools, books, custom-fitted luggage and nally raced by Scuderia Filipinetti at Sebring. In practice for Nürburgring 1000, only its second event, fire destroyed engine, gearbox and most of rear deck. Sold twice before being SOLD AT $16,500,000. One of the two top draws of the auction. That this polarizing oneoff sold for almost the same amount as its cousin, the California Spyder across the tent, suggests the Sharknose was a good value, regardless of how you felt about the styling. Look, if you have this kind of money to spend on a car, you probably have enough to do it again. A covered-headlight SWB California Spyder comes available every couple years, but this car was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Buyer and seller should both be ecstatic. (See the profile, p. 88.) #20-1965 FERRARI 500 Superfast coupe. S/N 6049SA. Eng. # 6049. Dark blue/red leather. Odo: 66,022 km. Originally Classiche certification. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $3,025,000. Okay, so it’s not the sportiest Ferrari ever, but who could deny that shape and effortless, all-day, high-speed cruising? This is one classy Ferrari, and with its provenance, rarity and drop-dead beauty, it will never go out of style or fall from favor. Despite all that, this was a strong sale, as the same car—in silver—sold for $814k at Gooding Amelia Island 2010 (SCM# 159986) and for $1.1m at Gooding Scottsdale 2012 (SCM# 191583), netting the seller a very nice payday. #34-1966 FERRARI 206 GTS Dino racer. S/N 026. Eng. # 15. Red/red vinyl. RHD. Owned on three separate occasions by well-known Ferrari collector Chris Cox. Origi- repaired. Massini photographed car before rebuild and has since confirmed chassis as the original. First rebuilt with incorrect engine and gearbox; now with 206S-specific driveline. All work done to better-than-race-car standard. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $2,310,000. What a life this car has led. Normally, cars with stories are a bad thing, but as a race car, the nonmatching engine, gearbox and body should not be a big drain on value—especially with Signore Massini’s blessing that all else is in order. With only 18 built, comparables are scarce. Two sold in the past four years in the $3m range (SCM# 6749524 and 6709903). With the current state of the Ferrari market, this price looks like a bargain to me—new parts, story, and all. #29-1967 FERRARI 275 GTB/4 coupe. S/N 10803. Dark blue/tan leather. Odo: 10,174 miles. A three-owner, low-mile original car Subscribe Today Sports Car Market the informed, authoritative voice of the collector car hobby for over 27 years! Call 877.219.2605 ext. 1 www.sportscarmarket.com 136 Sports Car Market

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Gooding & Co. Pebble Beach, CA with preservation awards from FCA and Pebble Beach. Paint quite good; lots of polishing swirls, some orange peel and scratching at driver’s B-pillar, scuffs on tops of rear quarters. Door panels, right front fender with slight rippling. Chrome to driver standard; trim excellent. Carello lights. Interior very good with nice patina. Tidy underneath; still with some assembly stripes on nuts. With original books many moons ago; finish faded and cracked throughout. Amateur body repairs along trunk sill; chips abound. Chrome and trim dull but might polish well. Headlight silvering dull; taillights tired. Interior said to be original; fender are only flaws noted in paint; canvas top very good but no longer crisp. Chrome slightly dull. Seats nicely broken in; wood and mohair carpets excellent. Mechanicals redone and tools. Offered at no reserve. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $3,877,500. A beautifully kept piece never before sold publicly. Lovely color combination is classy and timeless. Good examples of these have commanded over $3m for a couple of years now, so result here for an original should come as no surprise. With the mix of low miles, very good condition and originality, the new owner has something very, very special. Well bought and fairly sold. #55-1967 LAMBORGHINI 400GT 2+2 coupe. S/N 7240403995. Eng. # 0638. Grigio Argento/black leather. Odo: 64,000 miles. Largely original two-owner car with build sheets and toolkit. Repainted in delivery color baggy inserts and springs missing in seats. Some of proceeds going to charity. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $522,500. Originality is one thing, decrepitude is another. That said, price here is not as crazy as you might think; average price for one of these high-speed cruisers is over $450k now. Unfortunately, this is not an average car. Let’s say it was fairly bought with a $150k charitable donation thrown on top. AMERICAN #24-1934 LINCOLN MODEL KB convertible. S/N KB3434. Blue/tan canvas/brown leather. Odo: 52,280 miles. Rare convertible sedan designed by Ray Dietrich; said to be one of 25. Restored within past 10 years and still showing well. Some polishing swirls and small spot of sinkage on BEST BUY at time of restoration. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $275,000. A frequent flyer on the auction block, offered now for the third time in four years. Last sold for $275k at RM Plymouth 2013 (SCM# 231316); no-saled for $185k at Russo and Steele Monterey 2012 (SCM# 209560). While the classics may not be driving the market as they long did, they are not falling off the radar, as many sales at this price confirm. Fair transaction all around. #123-1934 PACKARD TWELVE Model 1108 sedan. S/N 110843. Black/tan mohair. Odo: 3,845 miles. Modeled after the famous “Car of the Dome” Packard displayed at the 1933 Century of Progress International Expo in Chicago. One of only three survivors. Believed commissioned by Tom Lyle Williams, founder of The Maybelline Company. Who’s- 138 Sports Car Market

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Gooding & Co. Pebble Beach, CA who ownership since: Nethercutt, Harrah, Bahre, Herrington. Restored in 2007; major awards at Pebble Beach, Amelia, Meadow Confirmed matching numbers. Known history from new. Frame-off restoration done at unknown date; likely in the not-too-distant past. Panels very straight; alignment better than factory. Some minor pock marks in bumpers; for 47 years! Originally Vineyard Green over beige; fully restored in 1981 and red since 1986. Current paint of unknown age; very well done with slightest orange peel. Panels straight and fit as new. Moderate rippling in windshield at driver’s sight line. Leather nicely broken in; no wear. Carpets slightly threadbare at edges. Real Halibrand wheels wearing period Goodyear Blue Streaks. Many spares, Brook. Embroidered mohair seats in back; huge amount of wood all beautifully finished. Only nits: Passenger’s door handle sags, side trim misaligned in two places. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $3,630,000. Placed just inside the main tent on its own stand, this car had a commanding presence. If one were to see this car driving down the street back in the day, there would have been no mistaking the fact that someone very important was inside. Expensive then, expensive today, this car will always make its own market and be expensive forever. Well bought and sold. #25-1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE coupe. S/N 30837S111122. Tuxedo Black/ black vinyl. Odo: 14,130 miles. 327-ci 360-hp fuel-injected V8, 4-sp. One of several cars offered by Peter Klutt. Documented black-onblack 4-speed Split-Window Fuelie with Protect-O-Plate, order sheet, delivery tag. otherwise very good chrome and trim. Interior in good driver condition. Offered at no reserve. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $231,000. The holy grail of small-block Corvettes, hitting all the must-haves. After muscle car values crashed almost 10 years ago, Corvettes actually enjoyed pretty steady pricing until early last year when top-of-the-heap cars started moving again. And while this is certainly a market-leading price, in time it won’t look so over-the-top; when, however, I can’t say. Well sold for now. #108-1964 SHELBY COBRA 289 road- ster. S/N CSX2208. Red/black vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 3,351 miles. 289-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Three-owner car; in consignor’s family including original wire wheels and factory hard top. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $902,000. A real honest car, stock and not over-restored. I’m usually a stickler for restoring cars in their original colors, and I’m a winemaker by trade, but even I would have a problem with Vineyard Green over beige. Hard to know if there are any deferred maintenance issues because of low use—presumed 3,300 miles in 34 years—but price paid leaves room. Fairly to well bought for a much-loved and cared-for Cobra. © 140 Sports Car Market

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Bonhams Carmel, CA Bonhams — The Quail Lodge Auction World records included a 1953 Fiat 8V Ghia Supersonic sold at $1.8m and a 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S Spider America at $1.9m Company Bonhams Date August 14, 2015 Location Carmel, CA Auctioneers James Knight, Rupert Banner Automotive lots sold/offered 99/109 Sales rate 91% Sales total $45,938,738 High sale 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Alloy Competizione, sold at $8,525,000 Geneva show car displayed at the 1958 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance — 1953 Fiat 8V Supersonic coupe, sold at $1,815,000 Report and Photos by Joseph T. Seminetta and Nicholas M. Seminetta Market opinion in italics for seven-figure transactions and new world records. The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, takes place right down the road, adding to the elegance and anticipation. This August the event was, as always, a polished and proper British presentation. The U.S. dollar had appreciated approximately 18% ver- D sus a basket of major worldwide currencies since last year’s auction. Would this scare away Asian and European buyers, or would it entice them to buy hard assets to stabilize their portfolios? (I try this argument on my wife every year.) aytime auctions are refreshingly honest affairs. The Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction starts on the Friday morning of Monterey Car Week, prior to the climactic weekend. It is the kick-off event Thankfully, the entire Monterey weekend occurred before the 1,000-plus-point decline of the Dow Jones Industrial average on August 24. This year’s catalog was rich and diverse with 109 collectible cars — no automobilia, mo- torcycles, vintage watches or wooden boats. As usual here, European offerings dominated the catalog, with 15 Ferraris, 12 Porsches and 11 Mercedes representing 35% of the lots. Auction staples such as E-types, 911s, Dinos and Gullwings found healthy market prices. Modern collectibles sold strong as well. There was a low-mileage and original BMW M1 (sold at $600k), a Ferrari 288 GTO ($2.4m) and a modified Porsche 959 “Komfort” ($1.5m). A 2005 Ford GT found $297k, and a 2003 BMW Z8 changed hands at $209k. Several world records were set, including the catalog cover 1953 Fiat 8V Ghia Supersonic that brought $1.8m and the 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S Spider America which changed hands for $1.9m. The top sale was a 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Competizione Alloy coupe which made $8.5m. All three of these lots were exceptional collectibles, with impeccable restorations. A non-twin-cam MGA sold for a staggering $77k here, and a low-mileage Ferrari 365 GTC/4 traded hands north of a quarter-million dollars, showing that reverence for unrestored barn finds is no longer reserved for “preservation class” 275 GTBs. A quick glance at 2014’s $108m total makes this 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S Spider America, sold at $1,952,500 142 year’s $46m look like a big drop. However, if you cut out last year’s special Thursday night sale of the 10-lot Maranello Rosso Collection, which included the $38m Ferrari 250 GTO, 2015 total sales were up more than 10%. Without the hoopla of TV coverage, dangling spotlights and free-flowing “liquid courage,” Bonhams maintains its focus on the serious business of selling rolling works of art. ♦ Sales Totals $120m $100m $80m $60m $40m $20m 0 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 Buyer’s premium 10%, included in sold prices Sports Car Market

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Bonhams Carmel, CA ENGLISH #19-1923 BENTLEY 3 LITRE Speed Model tourer. S/N 409. Eng. # SE12. British Racing Green/black cloth/green leather. RHD. Odo: 70,788 miles. Recent refreshing at noted marque specialist. Nicely presented paint, interior and engine bay; oozing patina. Appropriate signs of wear and enjoyment. Storied history resulted in several non-original items Major paint imperfections including burnthrough in some areas and thickness in others. Inconsistent brightwork. Worn engine bay. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $370,000. Opening bid of $320k, grinding to a no-sale of $370k. The potential cost of freshening this car likely scared away potential bidders. Given the car’s needs, the seller should have considered the high bid as fair. including motor, coachwork and larger passenger’s door. Four valves per cylinder in 1923 in an English car? Amazing. Twin SU carbs, close-ratio gearbox, drum brakes. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $451,000. While some of the modifications may have turned off certain bidders, this is a beautiful automobile that will provide many years of enjoyment. Well bought. #83-1948 ASTON MARTIN 2-LITER Works racer. S/N SPA488. Eng. # SPA488. Black/red leather. RHD. Odo: 8,241 miles. Rare and historically significant. First postwar Aston Martin and Works Team car built under David Brown. Winner of Spa 24 Hours race. Rebodied for London Motor Show. Nice paint. Inconsistent panel gaps. Dual windscreens. Dual external fuel caps. Nicely restored interior with minimal wear. Welcome at car the day before the auction to answer questions. Books, tools, jack, receipts, Heritage Trust Certificate. Color change (originally Pacific Blue/blue leather) and 5-speed are the only incorrect items. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $209,000. Courageous no-reserve offering. Opening bid of $100k. Top-of-the-market price for a non-alloy XK but worth every penny, as the final bid was far less than the restoration cost. Well bought. #80-1956 LOTUS ELEVEN Le Mans any concours on the planet. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $781,000. Opening bid of $350k marched right to the final sale price. Rarely offered for sale and sold in the of pre-auction estimate range of $600k–$900k. Well bought given extraordinary history and documentation. #93-1954 ASTON MARTIN DB2/4 drop- head coupe. S/N LML736. Eng. # VB6J172. Dark green/black cloth/tan leather. Odo: 42,581 miles. One of three factory LHD Mulliner dropheads. Period color change from white/red. Low mileage. Highly optioned with Le Mans headlamps, Alfin drums, “built-up toolkit,” and several interior appointments. 144 racer. S/N MK11210. Eng. # FWA40096968. Green/red. RHD. Wide-chassis Lotus Eleven Redline tires. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $165,000. Auction participants have plenty of E-type choices over the Monterey weekend. This was a nice car but did not stand out among the weekend’s best. The color change and some minor flaws were enough to stop the bidding well short of the $200k estimated low bid. Well bought in today’s accelerating E-type marketplace. The car no-saled at $154k a year ago at Russo and Steele Monterey (SCM# 244784). #86-1961 JAGUAR XKE Series I 3.8 convertible. S/N 875400. Eng. # R15239. Cotswold Blue/black cloth/red leather. Odo: 7,232 miles. Shipped new to Canada, where it was owned for over half a century. Fourteenyear-old comprehensive restoration by RX Autoworks, showing very well today. Excellent paint and panel fit. Interior only showing minor signs of wear. Beautifully presented #14-1955 JAGUAR XK 140 MC road- ster. S/N S811260. Eng. # G30028S. Red/ black cloth/biscuit leather. Odo: 26,462 miles. You rarely see this level of care, detail and restoration excellence on an XK 140. 3,500hour restoration. Flawless paint, chrome, interior, engine bay, details. Passionate owner (for over 40 years) and mechanic stood with the developed for Le Mans and Sebring. Front swing-axle suspension, rear De Dion axle. Restoration appropriate for a race car. FIA papers. Period aluminum bodyshell included in sale. Dirty faded dash. Freshly restored seats. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $209,000. Opening bid of $180k was only increased by one additional paddle raise. Confusing history with unconfirmed race participation scared bidders away, but this is one of the cheapest ways to enter top vintage racing events. Well bought significantly below the $325k low estimate. #31-1961 JAGUAR XKE Series I 3.8 convertible. S/N 875952. Eng. # R24389. Carmen Red/black cloth/biscuit leather. Odo: 63,830 miles. Early flat-floor car with welded louvers. Non-original color. Previous showwinner, now presented at a high driver level. Worn driver’s seat. Inconsistent rubber and interior trim. Slight windshield delamination. Poorly sealed covered headlights. Nicely presented engine bay only showing normal use. engine bay except eroding ceramic exhaust headers. Features of the first 500 cars are pres- Sports Car Market

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Bonhams Carmel, CA ent, excluding outside bonnet latches. Heritage Trust Certificate. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $220,000. Opening bid of $180k barely inched up to a no-sale final bid of $220k. Early Etypes command a market premium, as they were originally sold to their best customers. Some sellers expect too much of a premium for minor details such as uncomfortable flat floors and welded louvers. However, this seller was right to hold out for more money. #27-1965 JAGUAR XKE Series I 4.2 coupe. S/N 1E32420. Eng. # 7E73679. Opalescent Silver/black leather. Odo: 39,246 miles. Comprehensive cosmetic and mechanical restoration in 2011 by marque specialist. Beautifully presented engine bay. Concours paint and interior. Inconsistent window fit (likely better eligible for any vintage racing event on the planet. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $396,000. Vintage race cars are not the easiest auction sales. Top bids are reserved for cars with significant victories or storied histories. There were only a few bids on this lot. This car is perfect for recreating history by losing to the Porsche at vintage races. Well bought. FRENCH #52-1922 BUGATTI TYPE 29/30 GP Reservoir Ovale racer. S/N 4008. Black/ black leather. MHD. One of two surviving pre-production Type 29/30 Bugattis. Claimed than factory). Correct details throughout. Poor driver’s door fit. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $198,000. The E-type is on every list of alltime prettiest automotive designs. Bidding here started at $60k and was spirited until the hammer fell. An excellent car deserving a big number, but this was a bit too generous. Well sold. #23-1982 JAGUAR XJR-5 IMSA GTP racer. S/N 001. White & green/black cloth. MHD. Historically significant XJR-5 #001, the first factory racing effort in two decades. Fiberglass/carbon body over aluminum monocoque chassis driven by Bob Tullius and Bill throughout, including large panel crease in passenger’s front fender. Nice chrome. Strong patina on seats. Discolored steering wheel and dash. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $1,166,000. In need of a cosmetic restoration, if not more, due to lack of use. 300SLs in both forms continue to march higher. Well sold for an unspectacular Gullwing with many needs. #47-1955 PORSCHE 356 Pre-A Conti- nental Cabriolet. S/N 60771. Eng. # P35786. Black/black vinyl/green leather. Odo: 94,334 miles. One of 228 Continental Cabriolets. With COA. California black-plate car with strong older paint. Inconsistent rubber trim. Discolored taillights. Color change from sil- Adam. Limited racing success given Porsche domination during this period. Track-ready with an extensive spare-parts package (that it will likely need). Capable of 217 mph and to be the oldest surviving 8-cylinder two-seat sport Bugatti. Recently awarded Most Exciting Design at the Zoute Concours d’Elegance. Restored to an appropriate race patina standard. Iconic oval-tank design. Four-wheel brakes: front actuated by foot, rear by hand brake. In the 1920s these cars were capable of exceeding 100 mph and launched the marque’s dominance in grand prix racing. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $1,045,000. Prior to auction, this car was being tested by one of the bidders. Opening bid of $600k. Auctioneer worked this sale hard to exceed the reserve and $950k low estimate. A market-correct price. Last seen in 2002 at a Christie’s auction, selling for $167k (SCM# 27123). GERMAN #70-1954 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Gullwing. S/N 1980404500105. Eng. # 1989804500112. Silver Gray Metallic/red leather. Odo: 33,233 miles. 105th Gullwing produced. Has welted “eyebrows” over the wheelarches. Factory build sheets and tools. Low mileage believed accurate. No matched luggage or Rudge wheels. Paint issues 146 Sports Car Market

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Glovebox Notes 2015 Chrysler 200 Limited sedan Bonhams Carmel, CA A brief look at cars of interest that have passed through the SCM garage. HHHHH is best. ver. Non-matching-number engine, but correct block for a Continental. Continentals were only made in 1955 due to pressure from FoMoCo over their Lincoln bearing the same name. This car’s unique features (such as its bent window) stood out in a sea of 356 variants offered over the weekend. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $297,000. Opening bid of $170k climbed to a final price right between the low and high estimates. Well bought and sold. #85-1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Price as tested: $27,180 Equipment: 2.4-L 184-hp MultiAir I4, 9-speed automatic, Convenience Group, Comfort Group, Uconnect EPA mileage: 23/36 Likes: Crisp, sleek styling is just modern enough without standing out in the parking lot, which seems to be a selling point these days. Tasteful interior, intuitive controls. Cruises nicely at highway speed, and the 9-speed gearbox gives it long legs and good fuel economy for what feels like a larger car. The car is always in the right gear. It accelerates responsively for decisive passing. The Uconnect Bluetooth system works well. Heated seats and backup camera are worthwhile modern accessories that I never take for granted. Dislikes: Feels heavier than it should. Vague steering offers no thrills but makes for an easy, smooth ride on the highway. Lurchy in stopand-go traffic and navigating neighborhoods at low speed. Fun to drive: HHH½ Eye appeal: HHH½ Overall experience: HHHH Verdict: Shoppers interested in a Honda Accord will find little here to dissuade them, and yet, for the typical American commuter and errandrunner, our test car still offers a lot for its sub$30k price point. The Chrysler 200 is not a sports car or a big luxury tourer, but it doesn’t claim to be. Buyers looking for a mid-sized American sedan should give the 200 a chance. — Tony Piff Roadster. S/N 1980427500270. Eng. # 1989807500286. White/tan cloth/tan leather. Odo: 4,026 km. Known long-term West Coast history. Restored in the ’80s to a high standard, which has stood the test of time. Hard top. Becker signal-seeking radio. Well-presented paint and chrome. Worn seats. Nicely pre- and details. Beautiful houndstooth interior. Nicely detailed engine bay. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $253,000. The earliest 911s have seen a dramatic rise in prices over the past few years, but auction bidders always treat unibody rust repairs with caution. (Does the car track straight?) The owner was smart to accept the high bid, despite it being below the $300k low estimate. #41-1968 PORSCHE 911 2.0 Soft-Win- sented dash. Cover car for Mercedes-Benz 300SL book by Dennis Adler. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $950,000. Hammered sold in the room at $1,040,000, just shy of $1.1m low estimate; then reported “not sold” in preliminary results; then listed sold at this price. A little give-and-take makes both parties feel like they got the best possible deal, and this was a good value at the reported final price. #12-1959 MERCEDES-BENZ 190SL convertible. S/N 12104210015590. Eng. # 12192110015682. Light blue/beige cloth/ beige leather. Odo: 2,410 miles. Bruce Adams restoration with recent work by MercedesBenz Classic Center. Personal car of Bruce Iannelli of European Auto Wholesalers. Strong paint. Very straight and solid pans. Concours visors. Aftermarket short-shift kit. Stainless steel Targa bar covering presents as new. Inconsistent rubber and trim. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $165,000. No-reserve car. Opening bid of $85k. A huge result given the lack of known history. Recently sold at Worldwide’s April sale in Montgomery, TX, for $112k, which we called “well bought” (SCM# 264803). Very well sold today. interior with exception of slightly lumpy seat cushions. Nice brightwork. Catalog indicated matching numbers, but auctioneer said otherwise. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $162,250. Not a rare model, with over 25,000 made during production run. Slow but beautiful, and no longer unloved. Well bought for less than the cost of a similar restoration. 148 #15-1972 BMW 3.0 CSL coupe. S/N 2275024. Eng. # 2275024. Polaris Silver/black vinyl & cloth. Odo: 66,526 km. Homologation-special CSL with aluminum panels. Believed originally delivered to the Italian market. Mostly original with single-family ownership for 30 years. Nicely equipped with original finishes, Sport seats and correct CSL trim. Worn seat fabric. Aftermarket Simpson Sports Car Market dow Targa. S/N 11880094. Eng. # 3280552. Sand Beige/black targa/beige leatherette. Odo: 12,668 miles. Fresh restoration by marque specialist. Matching numbers, per COA. Books, tools, jack. Optional wood steering wheel, oil gauge instrumentation and bumper horns. Exceptional paint. Beautiful new seats. Some missing interior details. Decayed sun #94-1965 PORSCHE 911 coupe. S/N 300620. Light ivory/black & white houndstooth. Odo: 130 miles. The 620th 911 produced. Has COA. Rotisserie restoration, including replacement floor, longitudinals and front pan. Mahogany dash and steering wheel. Webasto gas-fired heater inoperative. Correct date-stamped wheels. Excellent paint, chrome

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Bonhams Carmel, CA (dangerous) P7 tires. Iconic, beautiful Italian fiberglass body with German-engineered mechanicals, but difficult to call a supercar with only 277 hp and 160-mph top speed. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $599,500. M1 prices are on a tear. This was the best M1 result of the weekend. It had the right combination of originality, low mileage and an attractive color. Sold at the new market level. racing harnesses. Paint imperfections throughout. Passenger’s door does not close well. Nicely presented wood dash. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $187,000. While this CSL has the appearance of originality, it does not have the supporting history, books, tools, or records to command more than the $190k low estimate. Well sold. (See profile, p. 96.) #36-1973 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RS 2.7 coupe. S/N 9113601059. Gulf Blue/black vinyl & cloth. Odo: 58,903 km. A very storied Carrera RS (and not in a good way). NOM, multiple color changes, damage history, incorrect engine type, conversion to lightweight livery, Falken tires, aftermarket strut brace, full roll cage, and the list goes on. It would be difficult to know what to do with this car. It is not in show condition and is too incorrect for #72-1987 PORSCHE 959 Komfort coupe. S/N WPOZZZ95ZHS900125. Eng. # 65H00117. Red/black leather. Odo: 4,717 miles. This is the 125th of about 200 959s built. In 1999, the car was “upgraded” with $180k of performance modifications, including upgraded Turbochargers, S-spec gas struts and titanium springs. The resulting car now has Carrera GT-type performance. Cosmetic changes such as black Fuchs and an aftermar- top vintage racing events. Everything could be brought back to stock (at tremendous expense) except the NOM. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $324,500. Despite all of its needs, it is still a Carrera RS. Bidding started at $100k, and the auctioneer worked it hard until the gavel fell. Well sold above the $300k high estimate. Last seen at Bonhams’ 2013 auction in Francorchamps, Belgium, sold at $235k (SCM# 221975). #104-1980 BMW M1 coupe. S/N WBS59910004301160. Red/black leather. Odo: 18,075 km. One of 399 street-spec M1s built. Factory Recaro seats. A/C. Some paint scratches and wear show spirited use. Original Aftermarket speakers. Period Clifford alarm. Minimal seat wear given the mileage. No evidence of accident damage in usual places. Normal wear and stone chips given mileage. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $134,750. Nothing screams 1980s more than a slantnose Porsche Turbo. The current 911 Turbo market is very strong, as evidenced by this sale. Well sold. #3-1989 PORSCHE 911 Carrera Speedster. S/N WP0ZZZ91ZKS173142. Eng. # November 2015 149 ket audio system. Excellent cosmetics showing only normal signs of paint wear in line with the stated low miles. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,457,500. Performance modifications on an über-collectible supercar are usually met with suspicion by the bidding community. However, this car’s changes were tastefully done and appeared to be reversible, and bidding was spirited all the way to a huge final result, well beyond the $1.25m high estimate. Well sold. #54-1987 PORSCHE 930 Turbo Slant- nose coupe. S/N WP0JB0932HS050488. Eng. # 68H00501. Diamond Blue Metallic/ burgundy leather. Odo: 53,274 miles. North American show history and Automobile magazine cover car. Factory-optioned “flachbau” (slantnose) with sunroof and limited-slip diff. Books, tools, history, original window sticker.

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Bonhams Carmel, CA 64K05632. Guards Red/black leather. Odo: 20,146 miles. Turbo-Look Speedster with sports seats, shorter gear-shift lever, air conditioning and black Fuchs. Believed to have had three owners. Tools, books, Porsche COA. paint and wheels. Interior only showing minimal wear. Unconfirmed original engine. Won the Most Outstanding Competition Car at the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $313,500. Surprising lack of interest in this attractive car, with only two bidders for this lot. Very well bought for not much more than the cost of the recent restoration. of $200k. No-sale during the auction, reported sold post-block. One of the best buys of the auction. Very well bought. Appropriate seat and interior wear for the mileage shown. Some evidence of driver’s rear quarter accident damage (imagine that on a 911). Slight curb rash on Fuchs wheels. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $165,000. 1989 Speedsters have appreciated well over the past decade. It is all about the style and rarity, as you are paying a big premium for a less usable variant of the standard ’89 911. Well sold. #39-2003 BMW Z8 convertible. S/N WBAEJ13483AH62031. Titanium Silver/ black leather. Odo: 12,858 miles. Complete with original factory hard top, books, tools, strut brace and wind-deflector. Aftermarket K40 radar detector front and rear. No signs of accident damage or paint work. As-new condi- #65-1951 FERRARI 212 Inter cabriolet. S/N 0159E. Eng. # 0159E. Rosso Bordeaux/ tan cloth/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 203 km. One of four coachbuilt 212 Inter Cabriolets from Vignale. Exhaustive two-year restoration completed in 2014 with over 2,200 photos. Ferrari Classiche certification. Unique chromed fender strakes. Recent single-family ownership for nearly 40 years. Second in Class at the #28-1953 FIAT 8V Supersonic coupe. S/N 106000049. Eng. # 104000000085. Bluegreen metallic/tan doe-skin. Odo: 44,615 km. Geneva show car displayed at the 1958 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Storied history, reunited later in life with its original Otto Vu engine and brought back to correct specification. Recent comprehensive, exceptional eight-year, $600k restoration. Current ownership for 36 years. An elegant, stylish design with unique coachbuilt features. Nearly flawless. (Okay, there are some slight windshield scratches.) Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,815,000. Starting bid at $950k. It took a while to get to the winning bid, with many rounds of applause on the way. An instant ticket to any concours on the planet. A new world record for an 8V but still looks like an astute purchase. #44-1955 LANCIA AURELIA B24 S tion with only minimal seat wear appropriate for the miles. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $209,000. Semi-modern collectible supercars (Z8s, Ford GTs, 993 TTs, etc.) are all the rage. This car checked all the right boxes (condition, options, accessories) but failed to meet the aggressive estimated low estimate of $220k. Sold at a market-correct price. ITALIAN #109-1949 MASERATI A61500 Pininfarina coupe. S/N 059. Dark red/tan corduroy. Odo: 408 km. The 9th of 61 produced. Claimed to be the only A61500 LWB Pininfarina berlinetta. Spirited, multi-continent use over its lifetime. FIVA identity card, service manual, factory documents. Older cosmetic restoration still showing nicely today. Paint showing beautiful patina. Interior has signs of wear and use. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $312,888. Helped across the stage due to a weak battery. Opening bid BEST BUY 150 2014 Pebble Beach Concours. Deep, lustrous paint. Exceptional attention to detail throughout. Slight driver’s seat wear. Fitted luggage. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $2,200,000. 170 hp in a light, alloy body provides exhilarating period performance. Opening bid at $1.4m took a long time to reach the hammer drop. Sold just under the $2.4m low estimate at a fair market price. #53-1952 SIATA 300BC Spyder. S/N ST403BC. Eng. # 308748. Red/tan leather. Occasionally referred to as a “baby Ferrari” due to its barchetta lines. Minimalist design with no side lights, mirrors or badges. Extensive race and show history. Restored to a very high street level (with competition-prepared engine) by marque specialists. Exceptional Without Fontana hard top. Win bar bets with your friends knowing this was the world’s first production V6 engine. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $1,952,500. One of the stars of the auction. Instant entry to any concours on the planet. Opening bid of $500k. Auctioneer tirelessly worked the selling of this car. Deserving of its strong hammer price. (See profile, p. 94.) TOP 10 No. 7 BEST BUY #56-1959 FERRARI 250 GT Alloy Competizione coupe. S/N 1519GT. Eng. # 1519GT. Sports Car Market Spider America. S/N B24S1138. Eng. # B241198. Nero Metallizzato/black leather. Odo: 50,617 miles. Exquisite, coachbuilt Pininfarina design. A statement of restoration excellence by marque specialist with deep lustrous paint. Exceptional dash and interior. Rare matching-numbers car given race history.

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Bonhams Carmel, CA Red & white/tan leather. Odo: 491 miles. Number five of seven “interim” LWB berlinettas with SWB coachwork. Significant race history includes 3rd-place finish at the 1959 Tour de France. Recent comprehensive restoration with Ferrari Classiche certification. 2015 Cavallino Platinum and Excellence Cup strong paint. Huge holes in ownership history. Deeply worn seats. Attractive dash. Untidy engine bay. Aftermarket MSD ignition. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $126,500. The Mexico is on nobody’s list of most attractive styling. However, the cars offer a period Italian driving experience with enough power to excite all four passengers. Slow opening bid of $50k eventually picked up and made it to the middle of the $100k–$140k estimate range. Well sold for condition. #90-1971 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 Daytona coupe. S/N 14335. Eng. # B1086. Rosso Chiaro/Nero leather. Odo: 5,302 miles. 37year single-family ownership. Thirteen years of museum storage. Older mechanical and cosmetic restoration by marque specialist. winner. Non-original gearbox. Factory disc brake fitting in 1960. Interior shows only minor signs of use and wear. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $8,525,000. The catalog cover signature lot, introduced to the audience with a wellproduced video. Applause erupted at the opening bid of $4m and at every million-dollar increment. Sold below the $9m low estimate at a significant discount to its 250 SWB racing relatives. Well bought. #96-1967 LAMBORGHINI MIURA P400 coupe. S/N 3057. Eng. # 1190. Orange/ black. Odo: 32,977 miles. The 37th Miura produced. European delivery but spent most of its life in the U.S. Unrestored, low-mileage, honest-looking car. SV dry-sump conversion. Only oops was when the back hatch fell off while driving. Periodic mechanical work throughout the past 20 years. Patina aplenty tona Spyders. Ferrari Classiche certified. Has a/c. Ordered in LHD, originally for the German market. Aftermarket silver nose band. Previously rusted. Excessive orange peel on passenger’s door. Faded Borranis. Slightly worn seats. Excellent, correct mouse hair. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $2,640,000. Euro Daytona Spyders are not often offered at auction. This one was worked hard after its opening bid of $1.5 million and sold very well for its condition. The SCM Platinum Auction Database shows it sold in 1991 at an Orion auction for $650k (SCM# 4794). #2-1971 MASERATI GHIBLI 4.9 SS “Upgraded” Cromodora mags. Offensive exterior black side stripe and aftermarket radio. Beautiful paint and chrome. Has a/c. Restored interior with new seats and dash. Detailed engine bay with incorrect ignition boxes. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $748,000. Daytonas are no longer bargain classics. This was a nice car with only minor needs. Starting bid at $420k climbed to a market-correct final hammer price. with road rash on passenger’s side and paint scratches throughout. Deeply corroded ashtray. History, receipts, spares, toolkit. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $1,039,500. You can restore a car an unlimited number of times, but they are only original once. The price started at $500k and finished at the $1m high estimate. Miura prices continue to accelerate, and this one sold for a market-correct price. #82-1967 MASERATI MEXICO coupe. S/N AM112106. Eng. # AM112106. Rosso/ Cinghiale leather. Odo: 50,862 km. Recent cosmetic and mechanical freshening. Very gine bay. Fresh, new-production XWXs. Nicely polished Borranis. Looks like a car restored for an auction. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $324,500. GTC/4s are a delight to drive, with good power, excellent handling and civilized road manners. Quirky styling with “clown lips” and Alfa-like angled gear lever. The auctioneer spent some extra time on this lot. Well sold given inconsistent cosmetics. #59-1971 FERRARI 365 GTS/4 Daytona Spyder. S/N 14537. Eng. # B1194. Rosso Chiaro/black cloth/black leather. Odo: 14,407 km. The 16th of just 25 European-spec Day- 152 that it “might” be a replacement unit). Incomplete toolkit. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $253,000. If Sports Car Market #6-1971 FERRARI 365 GTC/4 coupe. S/N 14871. Eng. # 14871. Grigio Argento/ Nero Cogolo leather. Odo: 36,180 miles. Number 95 of 500 produced. Extensive mechanical and bare-metal cosmetic restoration. Books, tools, history. Has a/c. Thick, shiny, wavy paint. Dull chrome. Ragged rubber. Freshly restored interior. Nicely detailed en- coupe. S/N AM115492110. Eng. # AM115492110. Black/brown-orange leather. Odo: 63,512 km. Special-order (with rear seat and radio delete) French market Ghibli SS. Stress crack in thick paint. Correct XWS tires. Inconsistent brightwork. Worn, torn interior. Painful-looking 1980s stereo. Restored in 1990 and featured in 2008 Autoweek article. Torquey DOHC V8. Live rear axle. Fourwheel discs. Spares, tools, books, manuals. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $242,000. Attractive Giugiaro design named after a North African wind. Spirited bidding ended in a strong result for a driver-level car with (at least) cosmetic needs. Well sold. #101-1972 FERRARI 365 GTC/4 coupe. S/N 15255. Eng. # 15255. Metallic silvergray/dark blue leather. Odo: 52,393 km. European-spec GTC/4. Period color change to attractive metallic silver. Original owner through 1991. Attractive paint except for the deep scratch in driver’s rear quarter and offensive pinstripe. Restored alloys. Faded chrome. Deeply worn seats. Beautiful Voxson 8-track. Worn engine bay (disclosed during the auction

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Bonhams Carmel, CA you can get over the quirky styling (clown lips, Alfa-like angled gearshift, ’70s interior), GTC/4s are delightful to drive. Opening bid was a strong $160k, which advanced to a final hammer price just above the $250k low estimate. Well sold given color change and possible NOM. Last seen at auction at 1991, when it sold for $107k at the Orion auction (SCM# 19970). #71-1973 FERRARI 246 GT Dino coupe. S/N 06626. Rosso Chiaro/Nero leather. Odo: 37,465 km. Low-mileage, E-production Dino built for the Belgian market. Worn Daytonastyle seats. Stereo delete. Incorrect dash material. Shown with Cromodora rims (despite the catalog mentioning Campys). No stereo. Tidy but undetailed engine bay. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $407,000. Opening bid was a strong $280k. sheets. Books, tools, manuals, jack kit. Campagnolo rims. Fresh XWXs. Copperstate 1000 bid of $50k. Final price finished well beyond the $110k high estimate. 308s and 328s are on fire now, but this was a huge result by any measure. Well sold. #32-1985 FERRARI 288 GTO coupe. participant. The Bora was designed in the swinging ’60s but oozes the styling of the 1970s. Thick, wavy paint. Nicely presented interior showing mild signs of use. Faded chrome. Lightly scraped stainless roof. Aftermarket speakers. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $176,000. There were at least five bidders in the room, but the winner was an absentee. A huge result given the condition. Well sold. #103-1979 FERRARI 308 GTB coupe. S/N F106AB30461. Eng. # F106AE01816. Red/black. Odo: 23,040 miles. A well-presented, low-mileage car with evidence of paintwork on passenger’s side. Rock-hard original seats. Hilarious-but-correct 85-mph speedometer. Recent major service including S/N ZFFPA16B000054243. Eng. # F114B00100. Rosso Corsa/black & red leather. Odo: 7,432 km. Number 95 of 272 produced. French delivery, brought to U.S. in 1989. Factory certified. Ordered “lighter weight” without stereo or power windows (but with a/c). Some “light track use” reported. Recent major engine and brake service. Light interior refur- Despite the Dino coupe’s beauty and structural benefits over the GTS, they have traditionally sold at a discount. This was a huge result for a non-certified Euro coupe without books, tools, records, etc. Very, very well sold. Last seen at Bonhams’ 2013 Paris sale, where it changed hands for $335k (SCM# 215262). #35-1973 MASERATI BORA 4.9 coupe. S/N AM11749594. Eng. # AM1071149594. Black/tan leather. Odo: 65,681 miles. Maserati Classiche-documented car with factory build cam belts. Tools, jack, manuals, emissions equipment. Last year of the carbureted 308 coupe. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $126,500. Opening bishment. Classiche certified. Slight shade variation on hood indicates possible front end damage. Minor paint imperfections throughout. Slight windshield delamination. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $2,365,000. Opening bid was $1.4m up to the winner telephone bid. A welldocumented and tidy car with only a few question marks that prevented it from reaching the aggressive $2.5m low estimate. Correctly sold at this price. #78-1990 FERRARI F40 coupe. S/N ZFFMN34A5L0087200. Eng. # 24145. Rosso Corsa/red cloth. Odo: 9,282 miles. U.S.-spec, matching-numbers example. Tubi exhaust fitted. Original exhaust included with sale. Odometer zeroed out when factory replacement engine was installed. Previous FCA Platinum winner. Some evidence of front-end damage. Rear driver’s side air-intake repair. Stress fractures. Replacement Kevlar front pan, seats, clutch, tires, brakes, floor pan and stainless brake lines. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $1,237,500. Opening bid of $800k. Reserve was off at $1,070,000. F40 prices continue to be strong, as evidenced by the strong bidding on this storied and reworked car. Very well sold. #8-2005 FERRARI 575 Superamerica coupe. S/N ZFFGT61A650142572. Nero Metallizzato/tan leather. Odo: 12,725 miles. No evidence of any damage. Excellent condi- 154 Sports Car Market

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Bonhams Carmel, CA tion given miles. Minimal driver’s seat wear. Dangerously worn original tires. Daytona seats. Fiorano handling package. Tubi exhaust. Carbon-fiber-optioned interior. 559 produced. Complex (read: expensive to service) rotating, JAPANESE #29-1967 MAZDA COSMO Series I coupe. S/N L10A10260. Eng. # 10A1245. White/black & white houndstooth. RHD. Odo: 7,108 km. One of 343 Series I cars, according to catalog. Recent mechanical restoration by Mazda Group C racing mechanic. Ownership powered automobile. They do not come up for sale every day, but they are not on every collector’s short list. The needy cosmetics did not help here. Seller was correct to not accept the high bid. #64-1971 TOYOTA LAND CRUISER FJ43 SUV. S/N FJ4322189. Eng. # F328907. Gray/clay cloth/orange leather. Odo: 310 km. Exceptionally restored inside and out by marque specialist to better-than-new condi- electro-chromatic glass roof panel. The 575s had significant performance improvements over the 550 series, with more power, stronger brakes and adaptive handling. The F1 gearbox shifts in 200 milliseconds, compared with 100 for the 599. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $357,500. Styling is subjective, but these cars look dated and were difficult to sell just a few years ago. Bidding stopped in the room at $300k, but the car sold post-block for a market-correct final price. in Japan since new. Beautifully restored houndstooth seats. Scratched and worn paint. Deeply cracked dash. Rusted, pitted chrome. Offensive aftermarket speakers. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $145,000. The Cosmo is historically significant as the first twin-rotary- tion. Some minor paint imperfections. Betterthan-new interior. Custom top. Detailed engine bay. The nicest FJ I have seen. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $115,500. No-reserve auction with opening bid of $50k. Final result was large, but you could not replicate the truck for the price. AMERICAN #57-2005 FORD GT coupe. S/N 1FAFP90S45Y400055. Eng. # 1FAFP90S45Y400055. Centennial White/black leather. Odo: 1,811 miles. 5.4-L supercharged V8, 6-sp. 29th Ford GT made in the first year of production. 4,038 total cars were produced in the two-year run. Fitted with all four factory op- tions. Stress crack in left rear air induction. No evidence of track use or accident damage. Very nice throughout. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $297,000. There is a fairly liquid market in these cars, with plenty of them for sale. The final hammer price for this car was on the rich side. Well sold. © 156 Sports Car Market

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Mecum Auctions Monterey, CA Mecum — The Daytime Auction There were 79 Porsches consigned, making it the second-most-popular brand behind Chevrolet Company Mecum Auctions Date August 13–15, 2015 Location Monterey, CA Auctioneers Mark Delzell, Mike Hagerman, Bobby McGlothlen, Matt Moravec, Jim Landis, Logan Schmid Automotive lots sold/offered 387/658 Sales rate 59% Sales total $45,008,293 High sale 1966 Lamborghini Miura P400S, sold at $2,530,000 Buyer’s premium The King of Cool’s 1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera coupe, sold at $2,145,000 10%, $500 minimum, included in sold prices Report and photos by B. Mitchell Carlson Market opinions in italics M 160 ecum’s 2015 Monterey numbers were up by all counts. They consigned a few more cars, sold a few more cars and notched up their sell-through rate, but the number that really ballooned was overall dollars — up to $45m total from $34.6m last year. That’s an increase of $10m and 30%. (Note that 2% of that is due to an increase in Mecum’s Monterey buyer’s premium from 8% to the industry standard 10%.) While none of the Enzo-era Ferraris managed to meet their reserves, cars newer than 1978 sold just fine. This underscores the general trend of 1980s and ’90s “poster cars” doing exceptionally well lately. Proving that was Mecum’s best Ferrari sale: a 1989 F40 that fetched $1.3m. Not all the vintage Italians went back home with their sellers, however. High sale of the event was a low-mileage 1966 Lamborghini Miura, sold at $2.5m. There were 79 Porsches consigned, making it the second-most-popular brand behind Chevrolet. Forty-three of them sold, on par with sell-through for the whole auction. The Porsche that led the pack did so with great clarity. Lot S71 was a somewhat unassuming 1976 930 Turbo that just happened to have been special-ordered new by Steve McQueen. When it was declared sold at $2.1m, it earned the third-best sale here. In addition to the two real Shelby Cobras, 1966 Lamborghini Miura coupe, sold at $2,530,000 only one other American car made the top 10: a 1970 Plymouth Hemi ’Cuda convertible. John Herlitz, designer of the E-body Barracuda, originally special-ordered it in all black with darn near every option that could be stuffed into a ’Cuda. At $2.5m, it proved the best selling American car — not only here, but anywhere on the Peninsula. ♦ Sales Totals $50m $40m $30m $20m $10m 0 Sports Car Market 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011

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Mecum Auctions Monterey, CA ENGLISH #S170-1964 MGB convertible. S/N GHN3L42126. Red/black vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 89,870 miles. Aftermarket Pierce intake with later progressive 2-barrel carburetion. Otherwise stock-appearing and tidy under the hood. Seems to run a little off song. Repainted in 2001, still looking quite sharp. Modern stickon weatherstripping on the front peak of the hood. Okay door and panel fit. Brightwork somewhere between presentable and show- #S105-1963 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Roadster. S/N 19804210003219. White/black soft top/white hard top/red leather. Odo: 7,327 miles. Stated that it was originally a U.S.-market car but has metric speedo and all other markings in German. Hard top is NOS in the crate. Most recently restored by a marque specialist in Germany in 2010, with the shop’s small emblem tastefully placed under one of that the final bid was correct or a bit light, but since it hit the wall here with more than two on-site bidders, I’ll agree and make it quorum. #F1-1973 BMW 3.0 CS custom coupe. S/N 2240659. Bright blue metallic/black leather. Odo: 47,182 miles. Started with a solid U.S.-spec body. All that remains of the a/c under the hood is the hard lines protruding through the cowl. Doors rattle. Good colorchange repaint, with CSL replica-style striping. Mix of original and repop trim and emblems. Euro-spec front bumper. Powertrain sourced from a 1980s 6-series. Induction converted to dual Webers. Modern Pertronix ignition. Bigger modern BMW alloys; wheelwells rolled to make them fit. Period aftermarket ready. Royal Auto Club badge on grille. Newer top and interior. Radio-blanking plate in the dash. Painted knockoff wire wheels shod with period-looking Michelins. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $11,000. Originally rolled out off the auction tent on Thursday as a no-sale at $19k, Lot T76. As one of the last dogs to run on Saturday afternoon, it was rerun at no reserve to fetch this realistic amount. This is far more correct for a second-year chrome-bumper example that’s not bad but has a few issues. um Auctions Monterey, CA ENGLISH #S170-1964 MGB convertible. S/N GHN- 3L42126. Red/black vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 89,870 miles. Aftermarket Pierce intake with later progressive 2-barrel carburetion. Other- wise stock-appearing and tidy under the hood. Seems to run a little off song. Repainted in 2001, still looking quite sharp. Modern stick- on weatherstripping on the front peak of the hood. Okay door and panel fit. Brightwork somewhere between presentable and show- #S105-1963 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Roadster. S/N 19804210003219. White/black soft top/white hard top/red leather. Odo: 7,327 miles. Stated that it was originally a U.S.-mar- ket car but has metric speedo and all other markings in German. Hard top is NOS in the crate. Most recently restored by a marque spe- cialist in Germany in 2010, with the shop’s small emblem tastefully placed under one of that the final bid was correct or a bit light, but since it hit the wall here with more than two on-site bidders, I’ll agree and make it quorum. #F1-1973 BMW 3.0 CS custom coupe. S/N 2240659. Bright blue metallic/black leather. Odo: 47,182 miles. Started with a solid U.S.-spec body. All that remains of the a/c under the hood is the hard lines protruding through the cowl. Doors rattle. Good color- change repaint, with CSL replica-style strip- ing. Mix of original and repop trim and emblems. Euro-spec front bumper. Powertrain sourced from a 1980s 6-series. Induction con- verted to dual Webers. Modern Pertronix igni- tion. Bigger modern BMW alloys; wheelwells rolled to make them fit. Period aftermarket ready. Royal Auto Club badge on grille. Newer top and interior. Radio-blanking plate in the dash. Painted knockoff wire wheels shod with period-looking Michelins. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $11,000. Originally rolled out off the auction tent on Thursday as a no-sale at $19k, Lot T76. As one of the last dogs to run on Saturday afternoon, it was rerun at no re- serve to fetch this realistic amount. This is far more correct for a second-year chrome-bum- per example that’s not bad but has a few is- sues. the the side spears. Authentic bare-body repaint and replating of all brightwork. Modern OEM windshield with a DEKRA inspection sticker. Fully reupholstered interior shows no wear. The only item under the hood that isn’t concours-spiffy is the original serial number tag. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $1,500,000. From the final year of 300SL production, and one of the last 50 cars built. The restoration shop may have two very small emblems on the car, placed very discreetly, but in concours judging, it’s still a deduction of points. At this point, it’s too nice to be a driver, so that is a factor. One can make the judgment either way steering wheel. Interior redone with stock seats and using ostrich door panels. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $35,750. Who in his right mind would consign an E-9 to run at the exact same time as Legends of the Autobahn—where it was the featured model this year? Every vintage BMW looney on the Peninsula this weekend was out there (me included), going to the auctions or just over the hills to Laguna Seca 162 Sports Car Market

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Mecum Auctions Monterey, CA later in the day. Regardless, even having more parts in it from the 1980s than the 1970s, it was bought well as a pretty driver. #S71-1976 PORSCHE 930 Turbo Car- rera Steve McQueen coupe. S/N 9306800408. Slate Gray/black leather. Odo: 154,120 miles. Early production without an intercooler. Originally special ordered (color) by Steve McQueen. Factory options include sun roof, limited-slip diff and dual sport mirrors. “Day two” mods are wider wheels and a brake-light defeat switch. Cosmetic refurbishment and trim-off repaint in early ’90s. Clean engine repaint a few years ago. Dull windshield and backlight trim. Light sun fade on most of the exterior black rubber, including the modern tires (50% worn). Generic car-alarm decals in door windows. Washed-off engine bay but not detailed. K&N air cleaner decal on the air box; cold-air inlet duct missing. Also missing a/c bay but not detailed. Light wear on the OEM seats and steering-wheel-rim. Aftermarket carpeted floor mats with embroidered Porsche crests. Modern performance tires. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $2,145,000. The simple math: good early Porsche 930=$145k, bought new by Steve McQueen=2 million bucks. It may not be the right answer for a lot of folks, but it was the truth here, although “a portion of the proceeds” went to Steve’s reform-school alma mater. When this car sold out of McQueen’s estate for $137,500 at Gooding’s 2008 Pebble Beach sale, SCM’s Jim Schrager said it “may look like a savvy buy one of these days.” (SCM November 2008, p. 50.) #F103-1977 PORSCHE 930 Turbo Car- rera coupe. S/N 9307800362. Mahogany Metallic/ brown leather. Odo: 31,498 miles. Miles believed actual from new. Very good trim-off compressor belt. Shabby used-car undercarriage, but not rusty/crusty. Good all-original interior with light wear. Modern CD sound system. Non-California car. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $160,000. I picked this low-mile car as a reality check against the Steve McQueen 930 (Lot S71). However, the consignor was apparently hoping to ride the coattails of Steve’s car and was not satisfied with the last bid. Early 930s may be one of the hottest tickets right now, but this was a touch high. #S65-1980 BMW M1 coupe. S/N WBS00000094301096. Orange/black leather & gray cloth. Odo: 36,985 km. Fitted with an aftermarket front air dam. Repaint since the spoiler was added, done well and in excellent condition, with only light polishing swirls. Based on windshield decals, was likely originally sold in Germany, and then made its way to Mexico. As such, sold on a “can’t be titled in California” statement. Original wheels shod with modern Pirelli P7s. Very tidy undercarriage. Well-cared-for original interior, although it has a 1990s-era Sony pull-out stereo. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $450,000. So, how does a car that was here last year ($375k no-sale, SCM# 245105) come back with exactly the same odometer reading? I know for a fact that it is over a kilometer to get to the transport trucks at this venue (not to mention two trips across the auction block)... M1s were one of those cars that everyone had to have on their docket this weekend. This one made a return engagement, but not an air dam thing changed. #S132-1980 BMW M1 AHG coupe. S/N WBS00000094301090. White/black leather. Odo: 6,776 miles. Day-two modified by AHG (AutoHaus Gartemann), now essentially a street-legal Procar. Stated to be all original since then with actual km. 1980s Goodyear Eagles fitted to three-piece BBS wheels, which have some pitting. Original white paint and added tri-color M striping holding up well. Seats show heavier wear than expected. Broken-out aftermarket speaker grille in driver’s door panel. Staining on dashboard where de- cals were attached. Door weatherstripping starting to lift. Clean engine bay but not detailed. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $400,000. For those of you who are numbers freaks, this M1’s VIN is six units earlier than Lot S65. By the looks of it, I’d say that it spent more time on the track at club events than on the Autobahn. While the current interest in 1980s supercars is focused on low-mile examples, that focus is also on originality. The consignor seems to want concours-quality original money, but it should’ve sold at this bid. Nosaled at $400k at RM Monterey last year (SCM# 247685); sold for $164k at Mecum Monterey 2011 (SCM# 183931). ITALIAN #S91-1964 FERRARI 275 GTB Series I short-nose coupe. S/N 6563. Silver/black leather. Odo: 77,030 km. Euro spec, first imported to the U.S. in 1968. Restoration started in 2012 by consignor and completed this year. Body and paintwork done so well that it looks machined from a billet of aluminum. Excellent panel fit. Authentically replated chrome. Redone interior with no discernible wear. Refinished gauges better than new. Highly polished steering-wheel rim wood with semi-gloss dashboard wood. Powder-coated original wheels shod with new Michelin radials. Well 164 Sports Car Market

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Rising Sun Japanese Collector Cars at Monterey Car Week by Tony Piff (All text within quotes minimally edited from online descriptions) #263. 1971 MAZDA COSMO Sport coupe. S/N L10B11120. RHD. 1,469 km. “Freshly restored in Japan using many NOS parts, resulting in a superb and correct example that is impressively detailed throughout. Equipped with a/c.” Condition: 2+. . Mecum Auctions Monterey, CA detailed under the hood, including a repro tartop battery. Tools and manuals. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $2,200,000. 275 GTB built SOLD AT $121,000. Unlike the Toyota 2000GT or Nissan Skyline, the rotary-powered Mazda Cosmo remains an inscrutable foreigner, kind of like the dual-engined Citroën 2CV Sahara. This one, three lots from the end at RM Sotheby’s on Friday night, was well bought because they’ll never be cheaper. But they’ll never be a million dollars. RM Sotheby’s, Monterey, CA, August 13–15, 2015. #125. 1967 TOYOTA 2000GT coupe. S/N MF1010193. “Imported to Switzerland in 1969. Acquired by consignor in 1982. Frame-off restoration in 1993. Overhauled, retrimmed and road tested in 2014. Original engine and factory-specified color combination.” Condition: 2+. shortly after the model was introduced in 1964 — replacing the Lusso as Ferrari’s top-tier touring car. Early production features included a unique backup light. With pre-sale estimates from Mecum ranging $250k either side of $3m, the consignor was clearly looking to knock one out of the park with this fresh concours-quality restoration, but on the block they were essentially begging for bids past $2 million. #S66-1966 LAMBORGHINI MIURA coupe. S/N 4289. Orange/black vinyl & tan cloth. Odo: 49,134 miles. Euro spec. Privately imported by the second owner in 1973 and kept for 41 years. Claimed generally original with actual miles. Well-cared-for, mostly original paint with a few nicks on panel edges. Wheels refinished long enough ago that the Pirellis mounted up front are GR70VR15s. Rear tires are modern domestic fitment. Modern battery. Engine bay cosmetics are near show quality. Light wrinkling on the seats, SOLD AT $803,000. One of four on offer this Monterey Car Week and not the only one to sell under $900k. Now that supply is meeting demand, buyers can be pickier, but I don’t foresee values declining. Seems well bought, especially for LHD. Gooding & Co., Pebble Beach, CA, August 15–16, 2015. #S88. 1967 TOYOTA LAND CRUISER FJ45LV SUV. S/N T67FJ4526110. “3,000-hour, five-year concours restoration, factory correct in every detail. One of less than 5,000 produced; one of 1,000 imported to U.S.” Condition: 2+. light wear on the steering-wheel rim and carpeting. Retains books and complete tool roll. Runs quite well. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $2,530,000. This nicely cared-for first-year example would give some restorations a run for their money as far as condition and operability is concerned. As such, it wasn’t too much of a surprise that it brought this much. It was more of a surprise that it was the top sale of the weekend here, considering the number of other high-end Italians also on site. Last sold at RM Villa Erba 2013 for $408k (SCM# 222555). SOLD AT $198,000. These come to market on “mudding” Web forums more often than you’d expect. Due to a nonexistent parts supply, easy swapping and the temptation to make the trucks more usable, stock examples are very rare, but they don’t get seem to get chopped and lifted into modern rock-crawling machines. This must be the best one on the planet. Expensive, but I doubt the seller broke even. Buyer can wait for his invite onto the Pebble Beach show field one of these years — or just storm the beach if he gets impatient. Mecum, Monterey, CA, August 13–15, 2015. ♦ 166 #S101-1968 FERRARI 330 GTS Spyder. S/N 10913. Silver/black cloth/red leather. Odo: 27,049 miles. Cover car for the December 1969 issue of Road & Track after original owner Bill Harrah converted it into a targastyle top for his then-wife Bobbie Gentry. Converted back to original cabriolet configuration this year and got its first repaint. Engine-out reseal, checkup and cleanup, more to retain originality than to fluff it for show. Excellent original interior, with only light wear and minimal patina. Generally original appreciable wear. Furniture-grade wood refinishing. Bottom of the body has undercoating, but all components bolted to it are refinished. Modern radial tires on the stock alloy wheels. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,017,500. This year, it seemed like each auction company was required to have a 2000GT to meet local zoning ordinances. This one was not a concours lawn ornament, but it was damn nice and might have been the best-running and best-sorted example. As such, it sold correctly. AMERICAN #S124-1932 DUESENBERG MODEL J dual-cowl phaeton. S/N 2480. Eng. # J463. Two-tone red/tan cloth/tan leather. Odo: 208 miles. Originally a Rollston formal limousine; has had a number of bodies and went through a garage fire before receiving current replica LeGrande body. Motor rebuilt and configured as an SJ. Last overall redo was almost four decades ago; while it presents well enough, its age is still showing in some delaminating Sports Car Market condition with actual miles. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $2,500,000. Pulling the 1969 edition of my perfectly bound set of Road & Tracks off the shelf and perusing pages 24 through 26, I’ll say this much: 1) Harrah’s shop did a lot of work to make this car into a targa-style top; and 2) The restoration shop that put it back to stock recently also did a lot of work and should be thanked profusely for doing so. Following in the trail of all the other Enzo-era Ferraris here, bidding came in shy of the estimate, and it went back into the same trailer that brought it here. JAPANESE #S59-1967 TOYOTA 2000GT coupe. S/N MF1010100. Solar Red/black leather. Odo: 99,963 miles. One of 62 originally imported to the U.S., bought new by noted racer Otto Linton of Speed Craft Enterprises. Bare-body restoration in 2007 for the fourth owner, the consignor. Superb prep and paint. All chrome replated, some pieces are jewel-like. Fitted with modern replacement Weber carburetors. Authentically reupholstered interior shows no

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Mecum Auctions Monterey, CA glass, scuffed chrome and light paint chips. Engine bay fluff-and-buff, but still needed to be pull-started before crossing the block. (Replace your divots.) Undercarriage getting greasy and dusty. Light pleasant interior rear antennas. Power windows, power seat and clock. Restored approximately 15 years ago and has sat since. Excellent repaint. Modern vinyl graphics. Replated bumpers. Buffed-out body trim. Dull original taillights. Door stops don’t work, door fit is okay. Expertly reupholstered interior with minimal wear. Engine bay fluff-and-buff within last year. Clean undercarriage, but exhaust pipes are getting rusty. patina. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $625,000. This might seem like a low-ball bid, but the car is one step above a modern kit car. It’s had more bodies on it than some people have had changes of underwear, so consider its value equivalent to a running chassis with its bornwith engine. The only other thing that makes it profitable is to yank off the added SJ components to sell, but then you have to scare up J manifolds and a carburetor. Better yet, leave it as-is, and that way you don’t have to be worried about taking it out on the Duesenberg ThunderRun during the ACD festival. #F123-1952 MUNTZ JET convertible. S/N 52M135. Black/light gray vinyl. Odo: 41,775 miles. 336-ci V8, 2-bbl, auto. Older driver-grade restoration. Miles claimed actual. Paint looks good up to 10 feet but shows cracks at body joints. Replated wavy bumpers; rest of brightwork leaves a lot to be desired. Moldings fit loosely against the body. Doors rattle. Lowbudget upholstery work inside. Heavy steering wheel rim wear. Generally cleaned-up motor, Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $82,500. One would think that the top-end Adventurer would’ve been the Indy Pace Car from 1956, but that task befell the mid-series Fireflite, simply because the Adventurer was only available as a 2-door hard top that year. This one has five previous appearances at auction in the SCM Platinum Auction Database, most recently at RM’s Charlie Thomas collection sale last November, selling for $99k (SCM# 256277). The new owner must have been as impressed upon closer inspection as I, and the seller, was and was willing to take a loss. #S129-1967 SHELBY COBRA 427 road- ster. S/N CSX3356. Blue/black leather. Odo: 2,184 miles. 427-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Sold new in Scottsdale, AZ, in red with black interior. Repainted in early 1980s to this color when it was last restored and converted to full SC spec by Mike McCluskey. Major servicing there two years ago. The brightwork and old repaint still present very well. Very tidy engine bay and undercarriage. Original Halibrand wheels and generally stock looking. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $82,500. During the time this car was built, Muntz was sourcing their powertrains from Lincoln. Despite being expensive when new, they had lackluster build quality (even compared with the industry in ’52) that makes them rattletraps unless they are restored better than original. This certainly wasn’t one of those cars. As it matched the auction company’s high estimate for this sale, all I can say is that I hope the buyer is happy. #F68-1956 DESOTO FIREFLITE Pace- setter convertible. S/N 50383348. White & gold/tan vinyl/gold vinyl & black nylon. Odo: 16,893 miles. 330-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Dealeraccessory Highway Hi-Fi under-dash record player complements the AM radio with twin 168 shod with older Goodyear racing radials that have some track scrubbing. Light seat patina. More wear on the dash controls than the carpeting, light pitting on the gauge rim chrome. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $1,045,000. Another one from the “I thought we met before” department. Not only was this declared sold as Lot F183 at Mecum’s Indy auction three months earlier—it was the top sale there at $1,080,000 (SCM# 265219). This time around, it was a no-sale on the block at $925k, but it was listed sold in Mecum’s post-event data at this amount. © Sports Car Market

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Russo and Steele Monterey, CA Russo and Steele — Monterey 2015 Notable sales included a record $300k for a 1990 Lamborghini LM002 Company Russo and Steele Date August 13–15, 2015 Location Monterey, CA Auctioneers Jeff Stokes, Rob Row, Frank Bizzaro Automotive lots sold/offered 130/210 Sales rate 62% Sales total $10,353,258 High sale 2005 Porsche Carrera GT, sold at $781,000 Buyer’s premium 10%, included in sold prices 1990 Lamborghini LM002 SUV, sold at $300,000 Report and photos by Bill Cash Market opinion in italics attendance. Bidders came out in force for the extensive assortment of vintage sports cars, celebrity-owned collectibles, quirky microcars and late-model performance vehicles. In the viewing area, the buzz and excitement for O all things Porsche could not be contained. A stunning black-on-black 2005 Carrera GT sold for a remarkable $781k, Russo’s biggest sale of the weekend. Other n the edge of the bay in Monterey, Russo and Steele returned this August and staked their claim. Unseasonably warm weather and clear, blue skies turned up the heat on Porsche sales worthy of mention were a meticulously restored 1959 356A T2 with a factory hard top, sold at $245k, and an immaculate 1977 Grand Prix 930 Turbo, original and with low miles, sold at $215k. In keeping with the German theme, the #2 slot went to a beautifully restored 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 in a striking blue color combination, sold at $440k. The highest-selling Ferraris of the weekend were a 1966 330 GT at $404k, fol- lowed by a 1972 365 GTC/4, sold post-sale at $330k. Other notable sales included a record $300k for a 1990 Lamborghini LM002 SUV (Lamborghini’s limited attempt at a luxury off-road vehicle) and a concours-restored 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale coupe that sold at $165k. The Sinatra Wedding Collection was a Sales Totals pair of British cars from an American icon. A 1976 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow and a 1976 Jaguar XJS V12, exchanged between Frank and Barbara Sinatra to celebrate their nuptials, brought a combined $118k. Sadly, the cars, which had been together in a collection for years, have split up and gone their separate ways, much like Frank’s first three marriages. Russo knows Monterey, and they know their 1959 Porsche 356A cabriolet, sold at $245,000 170 target audience. Overall totals dipped 15% from last year’s $12.1m, but consignments, sales and sell-through rate all climbed. They continue to bring together buyers, sellers and quality cars. ♦ $12m $10m $8m $6m $4m $2m 0 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 Sports Car Market

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Russo and Steele Monterey, CA ENGLISH #S680-1952 JAGUAR XK 120 roadster. S/N 670830. Beige/burgundy cloth/beige leather. Odo: 53,162 km. Older restoration, paint showing its age with wear marks, scratches and rock chips. Panel and door fit excellent. Fender skirts fit poorly and show age. All chrome is starting to lose its luster. Interior looking good, carpet shows wear, gauges showing age. Engine compartment Seats redone, aging shifter knob. Engine compartment presents well, has stainless-steel exhaust header and aluminum radiator with electric fan. Undercarriage clean. Original jack, spare tire and lead knockoff hammer and toolkit. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $42,900. A wellmaintained E-type with driver upgrades. Possesses a timeless design with glass-covered headlights, long hood, short rear deck and compound curves finished in red. Sold as it should. Fair buy and sell all around. complete. A numbers-matching example with a Jaguar Heritage Trust Certificate and owner history. Perfect example of a solid driver. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $104,500. An overall very honest and solid XK in need of some freshening. The color combo of whiteon-white may have held it back. The high bid came in right at current market value for the condition. Not sure what the buyer was hoping for on this one. #S672-1955 JAGUAR XK 140 MC road- ster. S/N S810008. Red/tan leather. Odo: 9,877 miles. An early production, original LHD, U.S.-delivery example. Fully restored in 2011/2012. Paint finish in favorable condition with only small blemishes next to windscreen support. All brightwork looks fresh. All wheel spinners showing wear. Interior attractive and well done. Engine area correct except for alu- minum radiator. Exhaust manifold finish blistering. Toolkit in trunk. The underside still looks fresh. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $121,000. The mechanical upgrades of front disc brakes, aluminum radiator and 5-speed gearbox make for a great driver’s car. Last sold at Mecum’s Kissimmee auction in 2013 for $127k (SCM# 215152). This is a good example of market conditions remaining somewhat flat for a #2condition Jaguar. Priced in line with the current market. #F445-1966 JAGUAR XKE Series I 4.2 2+2 coupe. S/N 1E76622. Carmen Red/black leather. Odo: 35,116 miles. Paint looks exceptional with attention to detail. Driver’s door fit off. Window trim and chrome bumpers look fresh. Interior in overall favorable condition. 172 Sports Car Market compartment complete and showing age. Documentation includes original owner’s manual, sales invoice from Leyland Motorcars of Beverly Hills, signed original title dated 12/1/1995 and original license plates. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $36,300. This is really a “Chairman of the Board” piece of rolling Hollywood memorabilia—not a collector car. If it were just XJS, it would get a D for investment, a #3 for condition and a $9k valuation. Anything above that is pure celebrity factor. Market price. #S681-1976 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW sedan. S/N SRE24513. Blue/tan leather. Odo: 23,862 miles. The first of two #S682-1976 JAGUAR XJS V12 coupe. S/N UG2W51245BW. British Racing Green/ black leather. Odo: 14,320 miles. Purchased new in 1976 as a wedding gift for Frank Sinatra from his fourth wife Barbara. Well preserved with an older repaint. Interior presents well. Aftermarket items include globe-style compass screwed into the dash (period nav system), Panasonic tape deck with five-band graphic equalizer and a CB radio. Engine vehicles offered as the Sinatra Wedding Collection. Purchased by Frank as a wedding gift to Barbara in 1976. Older repaint that presents as fresh; chrome and brightwork show pitting and age. Weatherstripping dried out and cracking. Interior beginning to look tired. Engine compartment aging. Documentation includes original license plate and documents reflecting the Sinatra ownership. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $82,500. Includes a Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational golf bag, umbrella, an original wedding-day photo album featuring the Sinatras and other celebrities, all negatives and a signed letter of authenticity from the event’s photographer. If you are a big fan of Frank’s fourth marriage, then I suppose the market value is priceless. GERMAN #S657-1959 PORSCHE 356A cabriolet. S/N 151864. Meissen Blue/blue hard top/red leather. Odo: 22,470 miles. Completely restored two-owner car, numbers matching, paint impeccable, panels all perfect, all chrome and trim fresh, factory U.S. bumpers, steel hard top. Interior all refreshed with great detail, Blaupunkt radio comes with its original instruction packet. Engine compartment out- standing, correct plated fasteners, 12-volt upgrade; looks better than factory. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $245,000. A remarkable presentation on a one-top cabrio 356. It takes countless hours of skill to get a car to this high standard, and this one earned a top market price. Porsches are the hot marque now, and special examples have done very well. #S652-1959 VOLKSWAGEN TRANS- PORTER 23-window Samba bus. S/N 428915. Red and white/white vinyl/gray and white vinyl. Odo: 94,163 miles. This 23-Window has been restored and detailed. Paint has a deep scratch on passenger’s door, some orange peel in paint under gas-door area, touch-up paint around rear louvers, paint cracking on rear panel on passenger’s side. All glass clear and bright, all trim polished, bumpers painted white, small chip in front. All three rows of

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Russo and Steele Monterey, CA interior vinyl seats look clean. The speedometer gauge shows age; has clock but no radio. Blue 2010 concours award ribbon hanging from rear-view mirror. Engine compartment correct and detailed. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $137,500. This 23-Window was a no-sale at $176k at Russo and Steele’s Newport Beach sale in June (SCM# 265681). Based on today’s high bid in Monterey, it’s hard not to look back, even though this high bid was a fair offer. #F407-1960 BMW ISETTA microcar. S/N 463501. Blue & white/black vinyl sunroof/ blue & white vinyl. Odo: 76,400 km. This Isetta has sliding windows and sunroof, very charming features for an egg. Paint is in decent condition, with small chips on engine cover, lots of orange peel on left side near headlight. Weatherstripping around windows dry and aging. Interior has some scuffing around speedometer. Bench seat looks re-cov- wheels and hubcaps appear fresh. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $60,500. According to the COA, this 356 was born in black over a black leatherette interior. Prices on these averagecondition 356s have started to level out. This car looked nice on the outside but still had some work to be done. A fair price; buyer and seller should be happy. Recently seen at Premier’s April auction in Punta Gorda, FL, where it no-saled at $80k (SCM# 264681). #S642-1964 VOLKSWAGEN TRANS- PORTER 21-window Samba bus. S/N 1305364. Tan & white/tan vinyl. Odo: 3,030 miles. Perfectly restored 21-window bus. Paint is spotless, panel fit and prep excellent, all glass clear and in tip-top condition. Bright trim polished, outside dual mirrors dull compared to trim. Equipped with sliding sunroof. Interior vinyl seats all in exceptional condition, sight wear on back of third-row seat. The hardware. Firewall insulation deteriorating. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $51,700. Other than the shiny silver paint and new black leather seats, this car showed all of its 45 years. It would need a higher-quality paint application and more attention to refinishing all of the brightwork to improve the presentation. The price came in right for the amount of work left. #S644-1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SL convertible. S/N 11304412021648. Midnight Blue/blue cloth/blue leather. Odo: 50,012 miles. Magnificent paint, panel fit is excellent, stainless trim and chrome in fair condition, all weatherstripping new. Original steel wheels with great hubcaps. Interior fresh with new seats, carpet and door panels. Wood is restored, all gauges clear and bright, original Becker radio. Engine compartment immacu- ered; inside is attractive. No access to engine compartment. Oil is dripping onto ground from engine. A well-preserved microcar with fun styling. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $28,600. BMW’s Isetta was known whimsically in Germany as the “rolling egg.” Fully restored examples have topped $40k, but driver-quality cars can still be found at entry-level prices. Price was right in the estimate range for the condition. Seller and buyer should be happy. #S634-1962 PORSCHE 356B coupe. S/N 118100. Auratium Green/tan. Odo: 78,839 miles. In unusual Auratium Green. Paint in overall good condition, chip in driver’s door seam, scuff marks on roof, door fit precise, signs of repair in front, floor pan nice, rocker panels straight. Window molding fit is poor and missing aluminum side moldings. Interior redone and in good condition, gauges excellent. Engine compartment appears correct and meticulously kept. Reproduction trim tag, gauges and speedometer look fresh. All inside window hardware appears new. Engine area shows well except for dust—owner missed a spot! A well-restored example. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $96,250. Of the two 21-windows that crossed the block at this auction, this was the better example. This is the going price for a fully restored Samba unless there are two bidders that just have to have it. Well bought and sold. #F424-1969 MERCEDES BENZ 280SL convertible. S/N 11304412004768. Silver metallic/silver hard top/black leather. Odo: 64,612 miles. Nice, original two-top SL with matching numbers. Recent engine rebuild with service records, books and tools. Paint looks quickly and freshly applied with little prep. Remnants of masking tape still in jambs; some trim left on during paint. New windshield. All stainless dull, chrome bumpers show age with pitting and scuffing. Rust coming through on front bumper. Interior seats and carpet redone, late. Trunk area has factory tool roll, jack and spare tire. Undercarriage is clean, detailed and well done. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $108,900. This beautiful SL in appealing triple-blue came complete with its original service book and owner’s manual. Prices have remained elevated on late-production meticulous examples like this. Based on condition, this car sold right on the money. Well bought and sold. #S667-1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SE 3.5 convertible. S/N 11102712003317. Blue/ blue cloth/blue leather. Odo: 69,950 miles. Comprehensive restoration. Paint is excellent; doors, hood and trunk fit all perfect. Stainless and chrome better than factory. Headlight, taillight and marker lens show as new. Interior excellent with clear instrument gauges, factory AM/FM radio, a/c and beautiful wood veneer. Driver’s seat has crease in leather. Door panels wood trim restored, aftermarket radio. Engine compartment complete with lots of original 174 and hardware new. Engine compartment meticulously detailed and correct. Trunk nice with jack and tools. Undercarriage detailed with factory inspection marks. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $440,000. Pretty much perfect. This car was a no-sale at $418k at Russo and Steele Newport Beach in June (SCM# 265673). It got a lot of interest here, and waiting paid off. Very well sold. Sports Car Market

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Russo and Steele Monterey, CA #S660-1977 PORSCHE 930 Turbo coupe. S/N 9307800328. Grand Prix White/ black leather. Odo: 22,689 miles. An earlyproduction 930 with low mileage, perfect paint and no sign of touch-up. Body panels fit well. Hood and fenders have factory code stickers. Optioned with sunroof and rear wiper. All trim looks new. Original glass. Black Fuchs wheels, unused spare with tools. Very well-detailed engine compartment looks incredible. The interior is original and clean. Leather seats show wear in bolster area, both BEST BUY #S629-1984 PORSCHE 930 Turbo coupe. S/N WP0ZZZ93ZES000655. Black/champagne leather. Odo: 18,617 miles. This 911 Turbo was formerly owned by NHRA Top Fuel champion Joe Amato. Paint is in average condition, showing swirl and buff marks. Scratch and rock chip touch-up on hood and lower panels. Body panels appear in good shape with factory fit. Oxidation and aging on trim pieces. Aftermarket gold BBS wheels. Interior is well preserved, driver’s seat shows wear on bolster, and carpet Prix White/black leather. Odo: 101,021 miles. This late-production 930 has logged many miles. Paint looks refreshed but shows belowaverage application. Doors and panel fit correct. Bumpers and rear spoiler look right, sun visors aging. Undercarriage is spotless and without damage. Porsche COA and owner’s manual with case and service receipts included. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $214,500. Stunning. Driving these cars, it takes some time to figure out the balance point. The turbo lag combined with short wheelbase and rear weight makes for an exhilarating ride that keeps you sharply focused. Condition and mileage are everything when buyers want the best. I fell in love with this 930. It sold right for condition, and if the new owner maintains the condition and keeps the miles lowish, the value will continue to rise. has some staining. Engine compartment well maintained but showing its age. Slight oil leak on underside of motor. With Porsche COA. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $95,700. Overall, the car presented as honest and well cared for. The drag-race-champion owner history adds an element of interest. The fact that this is a great Turbo with a beautiful color combination and low miles makes it perfect for any Porsche enthusiast or for someone looking for a greatdriving car with some upside appreciation. Excellent buy. #F462-1988 PORSCHE 930 Turbo coupe. S/N WP0JB093XJS050180. Grand black trim all new. Fuchs wheels painted body color, new tires. Interior looks orderly and fresh. Underside shows all of its age. Not able to access engine bay. The descriptor on windshield states numbers-matching engine and recent major service. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $94,600. These cars are fast and fun to drive. Prices will continue to rise on low-mile examples. This high-mileage car received a higher-than-expected price. Well sold. #S650-1989 PORSCHE 911 Turbo-Look Speedster. S/N WP0EB0917KS173081. Black/black/gray leather. Odo: 16,066 miles. Low mileage, lots of factory options. Paint shows swirl marks on doors and hood, body panels fit as new. Bumpers excellent, with factory code stickers. Interior perfect. Optioned with a/c, power heated seats, rear luggage compartment and no rear seats. Engine compartment shows as new, undercarriage clean, factory inspection marks. Owner’s manuals, Porsche COA and service records included. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $200,000. One of only 823 Speedsters sold to U.S. The Turbo-Look package provided wide-body features plus upgraded brakes and suspension. Low-production Porsches like this virtually new example are a “buy it and keep it” surefire long-term investment. Well bought. #S653-1994 PORSCHE 911 Carrera Turbo coupe. S/N WP0AC296XRS480113. Guards Red/black leather. Odo: 28,989 miles. This car is untouched and presents as-new. Paint is gorgeous, body panel fit perfect. All original window glass, trim shows as new. 176 Sports Car Market

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Russo and Steele Monterey, CA Interior excellent. Engine compartment looks showroom-fresh. Never-used space-saver spare with tools. Has COA, service records, factory owner’s manuals and a copy of the CARFAX. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $245,000. Another one for the Porsche collectors. It’s amazing how expensive these later cars have gotten. Just three years ago you could pick one up under $60k. The prices are going straight up and defying the laws of gravity. Recently no-saled at Motostalgia Indianapolis in June, bid to $190k (SCM# 265559). It looks like the seller rolled the dice and came out on top. The right venue for this car. ITALIAN #S661-1965 ALFA ROMEO GIULIA Sprint Speciale coupe. S/N AR381318. Blue/ tan leather. Odo: 45,184 miles. Only 1,400 examples of the Bertone-bodied 1963–66 Giulia Sprint Speciale were built. Paint still fresh on this older restoration. Bodywork done to perfection, door fit perfect, all brightwork brilliant, interior handsome, dashpad starting to pucker, carpets showing wear, gauges clear, owner history, documented mileage from new. The black and red combination is gorgeous, and documentation and owner history spurred shoppers to bid with confidence. Well sold! #S671-1972 FERRARI 365 GTC/4 coupe. S/N 365GTC415359. Rosso Corsa/ black leather. Odo: 51,106 miles. Looks to be a repaint with swirl marks in hood. Panel fit excellent, replacement windshield, front window trim misaligned and aging. Integrated black bumper looks new. Refinished Borrani wheels with Michelin XWXs. Interior has fresh leather seats. Dashpad nice, center con- sole shows aging. Engine compartment detailed and presentable, hood insulation torn. Complete with books and factory jack and bag. U.S.-spec car. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $330,000. Only 500 examples of 365 GTC/4s were built between 1971 to 1972. This car was a condition #4 when it sold for $87k at Russo and Steele’s 2011 Monterey sale (SCM# 183928). It sold for a top-condition price today and was well sold. #S648-1984 FERRARI 308 GTS QV front seats showing a bit of wear. Engine compartment detailed and tidy. Undercarriage shows as-new. Starts up without issue. An eyecatching little jewel. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $165,000. One of my favorite cars at Russo and Steele in Monterey. These have been on the rise for the past few years. This color combination and condition make for a perfect concours show car. Well presented. A perfect market price. Well done, buyer and seller. #S674-1966 FERRARI 330 GT Series II 2+2 coupe. S/N 8639. Black/red leather. Odo: 81,543 km. One of only 455 built. Looks to be a well-done older repaint; rock chip touch-up on front, a star pattern crack on driver’s side taillamp, panel fit perfect, window moldings and chrome excellent. Borrani wheels perfect. Interior presents well. Engine compartment orderly, numbers matching, all services current. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $404,250. Documented with the 330 GT Registry. Known November 2015 console controls excellent. Black leather seats with red piping look fresh. Undercarriage clean with no sign of damage. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $72,600. The fuel-injected Quattrovalvole could hit 60 mph in about 6 seconds and topped out at 155 mph. With fully independent suspension and four-wheel disc brakes, the 308 was extremely well balanced and remains highly regarded by driving enthusiasts. Wish this one came with a glovebox of service receipts. For the miles and condition, price was right. Well done all around. #S665-1990 LAMBORGHINI LM002 SUV. S/N ZA9LU45AXLLA12243. White/ 177 coupe. S/N ZFFUA13AXE0051989. Rosso Corsa/black leather. Odo: 49,460 miles. Paint looks well cared for, rock chips have been touched up on nose, small chip on driver’s door edge, panel alignment proper, windshield replaced, looks like a new front bumper. Cromodora wheels refinished and wearing new P7s. Interior well done, dashpad over instrument panel shows age, all gauges and center

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Russo and Steele Monterey, CA white leather. Odo: 26,206 miles. One of 300. Paint excellent, body panels perfect. Hella driving lights on front grille guard. All exterior trim good. Stock Lambo wheels with new Super Swampers, not the commissioned Pirelli looks stock, the undercarriage looks well maintained. Steel wheels with BFGoodrich T/As V8, 4-bbl, auto. Impressive restoration. Paint is outstanding except for buff marks on rear deck and small chip above front grille. Panel fit perfect, all glass clear and like new, window molding fit perfect. All chrome meticulously installed and brilliant. Large whitewall tires on steel wheels and highly detailed Scorpion run-flats. Full leather interior spotless. Undercarriage clean, looks to have never left the pavement. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $300,000. The LM002 was designed to appeal to oil sheiks wanting to cross the desert to survey their fields. New world-record price here. Well sold, leading the market. JAPANESE #F450-1972 TOYOTA LAND CRUISER FJ40 SUV. S/N FJ40120689. Light blue/black vinyl. Odo: 3,209 miles. Nicely finished paint, well done except for gouge by tire carrier. Black vinyl seat covers look new, steering wheel shows aging, gauges are faded, aftermarket CD player added. Engine compartment look new. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $44,550. Toyota launched the FJ40 series utility vehicle in 1963, and within two years it was the bestselling Toyota in America. Their 6-cylinder engine was indestructible, and examples with stock powertrains will continue to appreciate in value. This FJ40 sold for $36k at Mecum Monterey 2014 (SCM# 248380). Hopefully the seller enjoyed the year of ownership and was pleased with the sell price. Sold right for a 1972. AMERICAN #S675-1958 DUAL-GHIA Convertible. S/N 197. Eng. # D5007723. Blue/blue cloth/ blue & tan leather. Odo: 1,305 miles. 315-ci chrome hubcaps. Interior immaculate. Engine compartment highly detailed to perfection. It is easy to see why this was the car of choice for the Rat Pack. A beautiful machine. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $412,500. An unbeatable combination of reliable Dodge V8 power and gorgeous hand-formed bodywork, with production totals of only 117 cars. Examples of this quality will continue to appreciate. The car was last seen at Amelia Island on March 7, 2014, at Gooding & Company, not sold at $295k (SCM# 239023). The buyer was wise to hold out and bring this beauty to Monterey. © 178 Sports Car Market

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Mystery Photo Answers Times have changed — people used to keep their grass on the inside of a VW Bug — Brian Kearney, Boston, MA This Month’s Mystery Photo Response Deadline: October 25, 2015 Our Photo, Your Caption Email your caption to us at mysteryphoto@sportscarmarket.com, or fax to 503.253.2234. Ties will be arbitrarily and capriciously decided. Do you have a mystery photo? Email it to mysteryphoto@sportscarmarket. RUNNER-UP: Yes, we’ve had a major beetle problem in our lawn. — Layne Buckley, via email Well, Marv, I was a little shocked as well when I first saw it, but I think you’ll find that it definitely grows on you. — Ray Dourte, Dillsburg, PA The Karmann Chia has always been one of the more polarizing Volkswagen models, but eventually its styling really grows on you. — Erik Olson, Martinez, CA A recently discovered early work of Zoysia Arkus-Duntov was seen on the lawn at Pebble Beach. — Buz Bowling, Lancaster, SC Cha, Cha, Cha-Chia… Beetle. — Kurt Ewald, via email After months of anticipa- tion from the general public, Volkswagen has finally revealed the successor to the Karmann Chia. — Mike Pedoto, via email In ’68 we cheered on the Love Bug, which boasted a race car wanna-be backstory. Today we applaud the Lawn Bug, a plucky little Beetle fighting for survival in drought-ravaged California. — Marty Orgel, San Anselmo, CA Ass, gas or grass... nobody rides for free. — Leslie Dreist, Troy, MI It’s good to touch the green, green grass of home. — Phil Schroeder, Platte City, MO Introducing Volkswagen’s newest model: the Karmann Chia. — Peter Perros, Falls Church, VA Green Thumb and Green Thumber. — John Peak, Weston, FL Permanently end the need for washing and waxing! — Jim Graham, Mt. Pleasant, SC When the guy offered me a little grass that could transport me to other places, naturally I assumed… — Jeff Brock, Brentwood, TN The grass is always greener on the other car. — Leo Comments With Your Renewals Your readers are obviously very diverse in their particular automotive interests. The magazine does a great job of appealing to us all. Don’t change 180 a thing. — Paul Pizzo, Tampa, FL More glib commentary, with less emphasis on the “insider” and “SCMer” brotherhood. With total com at 300 dpi in JPEG format. Please include your name and contact information. If we use your photo, you’ll get an official SCM cap. Dreisilker, via email Bob’s new “eco-friendly” car wax turned out to have some unexpected side effects. — Pete Warner, Taos, NM Willie Nelson has a new car to tow behind his tour bus. — John Boyle, via email Few people know that Volkswagen was the first to come out with a “Green Car.” — Steve Schefbauer, Monroe, CT Yeah, I thought and thought and gave up. I figured the last thing you needed was one more clever Chia Pet caption! — Tom Neyer, Gillette, WY This Stirling MOSS edition of the VW Beetle would be invisible on the concours field were it not for the custom planter/bumper. — Gary Francis, Chico, CA Ralph couldn’t get his car on the lawn at Pebble Beach, so the next best thing was to get the subscriber saturation, are there any outsiders left? And sisters? — Charles Spiher, South Bend, IN I have mixed feelings about your magazine — seems like a rich guy’s lawn on the car. — Tim Wright, Glendale, AZ It’s so difficult to blend pal- metto with Kentucky bluegrass. It’s better to just re-sod the entire car. — Mitchell Josephs, Palm Beach, FL One of the unanticipated consequences motivating Bubba after hearing that “grass” was legalized in his state. — Mark Rein, Rockton, IL The 1968 “Chia Beetle” gave new meaning to the old saying, “Gas, grass, or a**, nobody rides for free.” — Mike Buettell, Friday Harbor, WA Brian Kearney wins a new SCM hat — it has a special compartment for transport of rad buds. We ordered the hats when voters legalized pot in SCM’s home state of Oregon. There are now more marijuana stores in downtown Portland than gas stations! © guide to flipping cars for profit rather than true old sports car enthusiasts. — George Murphy, Oak Ridge, TN Every month it reminds me of the Sears Christmas Catalog we got as kids. Love it! — Doug Perkins, San Diego, CA Thank you all for your continued renewals and thoughtful comments. — Keith Martin Sports Car Market

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SCM Showcase Gallery Sell Your Car Here! Includes SCM website listing. Showcase Gallery Full-Color Photo Ad Just $66/month ($88 non-subscribers) Text-Only Classified Ad Just $15/month ($25 non-subscribers) 4 ways to submit your ad: Web: Visit www.sportscarmarket.com/classifieds/place-ad to upload your photo (300 dpi jpg) and text, or text only. Secure online Visa/MC payments. Email: Send photo (300 dpi jpg) and text, or text only, to classifieds@sportscarmarket.com. We will call for your VISA/MC. Fax: Attention Showcase, to 503.253.2234 with VISA/MC. Snail mail: Showcase, PO Box 4797, Portland, OR 97208-4797, with VISA/MC or check. 25 words max, subject to editing. Deadline: 1st of each month, one month prior to publication. Advertisers assume all liability for the content of their advertisements. The publisher of Sports Car Market Magazine is not responsible for any omissions, erroneous, false and/or misleading statements of its advertisers. English 1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II 40/50-HP 7.6-Liter S/N 55TA. Blue/blue. 44,254 miles. I6, 4-spd manual. Grand Classic with superb celebrity history. CCCA and AACA Senior Awards. Beautiful tour car. Tool set and documentation. Will consider part trades. $199,000 OBO. Contact Mark, 805.331.1001, Email: motorama@cox.net Web: tinyurl.com/no8xoyy (CA) 1938 Bentley 4¼ Litre All Weather by Thrupp and Maberly tourer been driven only 95 test miles since a comprehensive bare-metal restoration. Black top and matching boot. Features 4-speed manual transmission with overdrive, a new trimmed interior and black hood, and Heritage CoA. A show-worthy example ready for the discerning collector. Classic Showcase, 760.758.6100, Email: webmaster@classicshowcase. com Web: classicshowcase.com/index.php/inventory/ detail/488 (CA) 1959 MGA Twin-Cam roadster S/N LSDW337. Sand/bige leather. 112,000 miles. V8, automatic. This exceptional vehicle was sold new to Fleetwood Garner of Los Angeles, CA. This is a one-owner, Southern California car. The paint has been resprayed in the original color of Sand. Interior leather is original and has not been redyed. Excellent mechanics. Complete with service records. $65,000. Contact Charles, Charles Crail Automobiles, 805.568.1934, Email: eenberg@msn.com Web: www.charlescrail.com (CA) 1965 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III Flying Spur by Mulliner-Parkward sedan S/N B137LE. Black over Midnight Blue/blue-gray leather. I6, manual. Original bodywork, chassis and engine. A fully-documented, numbers-matching car. Sidemount Continental touring spare and accessory horn make this a perfect candidate for touring. Complete with books, tools and history file. Completely restored and ready for club events, concours d’elegance or the open road. Contact Charles, Charles Crail Automobiles, 805.568.1934, Email: charlescrail@mac.com Web: www.charlescrail. com (CA) 1951 Alvis TA 21 by Tickford three-position drophead coupe S/N YD3/734. Old English White/red. I4, 4-spd manual. Rare, unmolested roadster that is one of only 2,111 examples ever produced. Limited ownership, with an extensive and highly-detailed restoration. Comes documented with an article covering its restoration along with photos of the work done, Heritage COA, handbook and driver’s manual. An exceptional MGA example! Classic Showcase, 760.758.6100, Email: webmaster@classicshowcase. com Web: classicshowcase.com/index.php/inventory/ detail/469 (CA) 1959 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud I sedan S/N LSHS353C. Scots Pine Green/beige leather. 30,732 miles. automatic. One of only 17 left-handdrive, aluminum-bodied Flying Spurs. Original low miles. Complete with air conditioning, original tools and handbook. The mechanics are excellent. An exceptional example of the highly desirable Flying Spur. $425,000. Contact Charles, Charles Crail Automobiles, 805.568.1934, Email: charlescrail@ mac.com Web: www.charlescrail.com (CA) 1967 Jaguar E-type convertible S/N 24501. Willow Green/Fawn leather. manual. One of 80 left-hand-drive Tickford built dropheads. Interesting history. Strong mechanics. Items recently completed are: wood refinished in ebony, trunk reupholstered, new carpet, top and boot, and brightwork rechromed as needed. This car is ready to drive and enjoy. Contact Charles, Charles Crail Automobiles, 805.568.1934, Email: charlescrail@ mac.com Web: www.charlescrail.com (CA) 1959 Jaguar XK 150S drophead coupe S/N LSNH60. Sand over Sable/tan leather. 48,603 miles. V6, automatic. Left-hand-drive California car. Sold new to Mr. JP Elsbach of Los Angeles. Power steering, factory air conditioning, sunroof and speedometer in MPH. The last owner purchased the car in 1978 and owned it until present. Just completed a full service including new transmission and servo seals. This lovely car is ready to drive. Contact Charles, Charles Crail Automobiles, 805.568.1934, Email: charlescrail@mac.com Web: www.charlescrail.com (CA) 1960 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II drophead coupe S/N T838092DN. Black/red. 95 miles. I6, 4-spd manual. A remarkable and superb model that has 182 Silver/Blue. Silver with navy blue canvas soft top, blue leather tonneau boot & matching interior. S/N GVVDJ2AG520630. Black/tan. 71,500 miles. I4, 4-spd manual. Original owner, 71,500 verifiable miles. Original window sticker. Overdrive, dealerinstalled air conditioning system, original hard cover owner’s manual, tire change gear. Top, boot and tonneau as-new. All maintenance records since new. Unmolested engine compartment, body and wiring. $13,500. Contact Kevin, 360.606.7159, Email: kevindeuvall@gmail.com (WA) S/N 1E15000. Carmen Red/78,064 miles. I6, 4-spd manual. Highly original, numbers-matching, California black-plate XKE that was professionally restored by Jaguar professionals; striking color combo, new Vredestein tires, recent servicing; Includes receipts dating back to the late ’70s; This XKE roadster is complete and ready to be shown, driven and enjoyed today. Classic Showcase, 760.758.6100, Email: webmaster@classicshowcase.com Web: classicshowcase. com/index.php/inventory/detail/483 (CA) 1980 MGB Limited convertible White/red. manual. A 190SL in extraordinary restored condition. This car received a complete nut-and-bolt restoration with no expense spared and very correct. Car was repainted in its original color Ivory (DB608) and the finish is stunning. All chrome redone, all rubber replaced, all new and correct interior. More details available. $46,800. Contact Kevin, R Classics, +62.812.8091.8151, Email: rclassics282@gmail.com (INDONESIA) 1965 Porsche 356A speedster British Racing Green/tan. 34,000 miles. V8, automatic. 4.0-Ltr V8 with automatic trans. I am the original owner and have all records including window sticker from new. Mint condition, always garaged and pampered. Harman-Kardon sound system as installed by dealer. $25,000 OBO. Contact Fred, 360.317.6337, Email: kathryn@rockisland.com (WA) German 1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL cabriolet Stunning left-hand-drive example equipped with air conditioning, power windows, complete with jack, tools, service records and original handbook. $445,000. Contact Sales, Heritage Classics Motorcar Company, 3106579699, Email: sales@heritageclassics.com (CA) 1963 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III sedan S/N SCBZB03D4PCX42042. Bordeaux/Magnolia w/ dark brown piping. 40,400 miles. V8, 4-spd automatic. Three owners, low miles, always garaged, rust- and accident-free. Excellent mechanical condition. Slight wear on driver’s seat; the rest of interior is in excellent condition. Includes original books and tools. Such pristine examples as this are getting harder and harder to find, and this one surely won’t last long. Contact Charles, Charles Crail Automobiles, 805.568.1934, Email: charlescrail@mac.com Web: www.charlescrail.com (CA) 1998 Jaguar XK8 coupe 1993 Bentley Continental R coupe White/red. manual. Restored Porsche speedster, completely restored to the highest level. Was stripped down and repainted in its original color Speedster White (3051). All Chrome has been redone and has a new, complete and correct interior with all new rubber seals. Correct matching number to this car. $71,500. Contact Kevin, R Classics, +62.812.8091.8151, Email: rclassics282@gmail. com (INDONESIA) Sports Car Market

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SCM Showcase Gallery 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL convertible in 1999 and recent mechanical freshening. 3.5-liter FI engine, stainless exhaust. Sunroof, P/W and cold a/c. Marque specialist maintained and built, lightly patinated and with careful use. Runs and shows beautifully. $95,000 OBO. Contact Peter, Coupeking LLC, 310.849.8696, Email: coupeking@aol.com Web: www.coupeking.com (CA) 1973 Porsche 911 S coupe Black/red. 85,000 miles. automatic. Parked in Michigan garage for 30 years. Two tops. Great colors, runs good. Nice interior, solid body, floors and trunk. Original, shiny paint with minor dings and scratches. Engine needs detailing. Excellent driver or easy restoration. $44,500. Contact Mike, 520.977.1110, Email: mike3407@aol.com (AZ) 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL convertible Light Ivory/Cognac. 84,900 miles. automatic. Beautiful. CA/AZ car. Excellent condition. Absolutely rust-free. Two tops, headlight notches, fender spot welds, books, M-B data card, full tools, all keys, antenna key, jack, spare & cover. $79,500 $79,500. Contact Mike, 520.977.1110, Email: mike3407@ aol.com (AZ) 1970 Opel GT coupe White/black. 96,000 miles. V8, 5-spd manual. European-spec, early-production Dino GT/4. Original car. Runs and drives excellent, used as a commuter car all summer. $110,000. Contact Stephan, Restoration & Performance Motorcars, 802.877.2645, Email: rpm@rpmvt.com Web: www.rpmvt.com (VT) S/N 942227515. Mid-Blue Metallic/white. 51,053 miles. I4, 4-spd manual. Runs and drives very well, original interior, nicely detailed engine and engine compartment. One respray with original paint in door jambs and engine compartment. The previous owner was an avid car collector. $15,900. Contact chuck, central classic cars, 419.618.3855, Email: chuckputsch@hotmail.com (OH) 1971 Porsche 911E coupe S/N 2736578. Atlantik Blue/Heilgrau. 150,000 miles. I4, 5-spd manual. Euro-market model with chrome bumpers. Rare Atlantik Blue/Heilgrau vinyl interior. Recaros. Recent cosmetic and mechanical refresh with new paint, trim and seals. Major mechanical service including pump and HVAC. All work done by knowledgeable marque specialists. Handsome example, excellent car. Many pics available. $43,500 OBO. Contact Peter, 310.849.8696, Email: coupeking@ aol.com Web: www.coupeking.com (CA) 1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL convertible 1978 Ferrari 308 GTB coupe S/N 9113301139. Black/Black with Houndstooth. 9,800 miles. H6, 5-spd manual. Stunningly-restored early long-hood 911 S. Matching numbers with very tasteful factory sport-purpose upgrades including factory 911 R wheels, aluminum decklid, 10k rpm tach, and houndstooth sport seats. Restored by KAM of Connecticut with all receipts of bare-metal restoration. Over 100-plus photos available on our website. Contact Paul, AutoKennel, 714.335.4911, Email: paul@autokennel.com Web: www.autokennel.com (CA) 1974 BMW 2002tii coupe According to the factory, it was actually the third car to go through final build out. The other was a prototype, and the last was used for crash testing. $550,000. The Werk Shop, 847.295.3200, Email: mike@thewerkshop.com Web: www.thewerkshop. com (IL) 1997 Porsche Carrera 4S coupe Grand Prix White/dark gray. 25,500 miles. h-6, 6-spd manual. A one-owner Carrera 4S with 25k miles and 100% original paint is a collector’s dream. There are no modifications on this C4S. The interior, exterior, and engine are in excellent condition. Comes with all books, tools and maintenance invoices. It also includes the original bill of sale and window sticker. $129,993. Contact Oliver, Olympic Performance, 424.241.2280, Email: Porsche@ DrZuffenhausen.com (CA) Italian 1975 Ferrari Dino 308 GT/4 2+2 coupe Volvo Red/black leather. 79,793 miles. One owner. Fuel injected. Extremely rare and desired BorgWarner 3-speed automatic transmission. Spectacular condition, with original jack, tools, owner’s & service manuals and maintenance records. A collector’s dream. One of the nicest examples of this highly desired and sought-after model. Contact Charles, Charles Crail Automobiles, 805.568.1934, Email: charlescrail@mac.com Web: www.charlescrail. com (CA) American 1950 Chevrolet 3100 pickup S/N ZHWGU6AUXALA08933. Nero Noctis/Nero Perseus leather. 6,910 miles. V10, sequential. Outstanding Italian exotic with black top and full leather interior, E-gear and low original miles. Sold new in St. Louis, MO, to fashion designer Ralph Lauren. Heavily optioned including ceramic brakes, never damaged, as new, located in Indiana, shown by appointment. $179,500 OBO. Contact Brian, Buxton Motorsports Inc., 812.760.5513, Email: brianbuxton@buxtonmotorsports.com Web: www. buxtonmotorsports.com/1.php (IN) Swedish 1973 Volvo 1800ES wagon 2010 Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Spyder Red/tan & black. 65,000 miles. V8, 5-spd manual. Excellent European specification, dry-sump model that just completed a major service with clutch replacement. Excellent in every way. $150,000. Contact Stephan, Restoration & Performance Motorcars, 802.877.2645, Email: rpm@rpmvt.com Web: www. rpmvt.com (VT) 1983 Ferrari 308 GTS QV coupe Light Yellow/black. 30,000 miles. H6, 5-spd manual. Beautiful restoration over a solid car. Original interior not abused, CoA shows matching numbers and original color of Light Yellow. Runs and drives like new. $145,000. Contact Stephan, Restoration & Performance Motorcars, 802.877.2645, Email: rpm@rpmvt.com Web: www.rpmvt.com (VT) 1973 BMW 3.0CS coupe Classic White/Midnight Blue leather. 12,800 miles. V8, 3-spd automatic. Completely original with only really low miles. Thirty-three years with the first owner. Service records, data card, original books, tools, hard and soft tops. Original unrestored condition. This remarkable example is a rarity that is impossible to duplicate, and any enthusiast of the marque would be proud to own. Contact Charles, Charles Crail Automobiles, 805.568.1934, Email: charlescrail@mac.com Web: www.charlescrail.com (CA) 1980 BMW M1 coupe Black/gray & brown. I6, 3-spd manual. Magnificent restoration over a super-solid and original truck. Original engine and 3-speed trans. Optional heater and radio in place. Wonderful looking and driving truck. $41,000. Contact Stephan, Restoration & Performance Motorcars, 802.877.2645, Email: rpm@ rpmvt.com Web: www.rpmvt.com (VT) 1957 Chevrolet Corvette convertible S/N waudfafmoda016793. Red/black w red piping. 61,600 miles. V8, 5-spd manual. I’m the second owner of this fabulous car. Recent new clutch, motor mounts, cv boots, horn and valve cover gaskets. All original inside and out. No cracks or rips in the leather or dash. Additional images and details available. $78,500 OBO. Contact Andy, 801.647.7314, Email: andyp@permaplate.com (UT) Arctic Blue/red. 66,691 miles. V8, 3-spd manual. Arctic Blue w/ silver coves, hard top, white soft top & red interior. 245 horsepower V8 engine w/ 3-speed manual transmission, service records, recent photo documented $10,000. Mechanical restoration. $94,500. Contact Sales, Heritage Classics Motorcar Company, 310.657.9699, Email: sales@heritageclassics.com (CA) 1959 Chevrolet Corvette convertible S/N 2250419. Chamonix/red. 133,000 miles. I6, 5-spd manual. SoCal car with frame-off restoration 184 S/N 4301006. Orange/black. 13,000 miles. With only 399 street versions produced, the M1 ranks as a highly collectible exotic. This BMW M1 (Serial #006) is the first production M1 delivered to a dealership. S/N J59S104983. 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SCM Showcase Gallery Flight. $160,000. Contact Terry, ProTeam Classic Corvettes, Email: terry@proteamcorvette.com Web: https://www.proteamcorvette.com/Corvette1957-1004G/1004G.html (OH) 1960 Chevrolet Corvette convertible 1963 Chevrolet Corvette 327/340-hp Split-Window coupe 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Export Fuel-Injected Tanker coupe 1965 Ford Mustang 2+2 fastback S/N 00867S101940. Tasco Turquoise/Turquoise. 4-spd manual. 270hp. Impeccable. $160,000. Contact Terry, ProTeam Classic Corvettes, Email: terry@ proteamcorvette.com Web: https://www.proteamcorvette.com/Corvette-1960-1002G/1002G.html (OH) S/N 30837S102047. Saddle Tan/Saddle Tan. 4-spd manual. Body-off restored. Jewelry! $169,000. Contact Terry, ProTeam Classic Corvettes, Email: terry@proteamcorvette.com Web: https://www. proteamcorvette.com/Corvette-1963-1056F/1056F. html (OH) S/N 194375S110192. Tuxedo Black/black. 4-spd manual. Bloomington Gold Special Collection and NCRS Duntov award. $450,000. Contact Terry, ProTeam Classic Corvettes, Email: terry@proteamcorvette.com Web: https://www.proteamcorvette. com/Corvette-1965-1021E/1021E.html (OH) S/N 5F09A317688. Burgundy/Palomino. 77,485 miles. V8, automatic. Highly collectible, investmentgrade collector that has received a professional nut-and-bolt restoration. Original A-code model with 289, a/c, automatic trans, spider-web-styled steel wheels and a gorgeous color combo. Very well sorted and ready to ravage the road, be shown in a local show or simply driven and enjoyed. Classic Showcase, 760.758.6100, Email: webmaster@classicshowcase. com Web: classicshowcase.com/index.php/inventory/ detail/352 (CA) 1967 Chevrolet Corvette coupe S/N 194377S119262. Goodwood Green/Saddle Tan. 14,870 miles. 4-spd manual. 435hp. 14,870 actual miles. Bloomington Gold and NCRS Duntov award. $200,000. Contact Terry, ProTeam Classic Corvettes, Email: terry@proteamcorvette.com Web: https://www.proteamcorvette.com/Corvette1967-1007G/1007G.html (OH) © 186 Sports Car Market

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Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 877.219.2605 Ext. 218 for information, e-mail: scmadvert@sportscarmarket.com. Auction Companies Artcurial-Briest-Poulain-Le Fur. 33 (0)1 42 99 2056. 33 (0)1 42 99 1639. 7, Rond-Point des Champs-Elysées, 75008 Paris, France. Email: motorcars@artcurial.com. www.artcurial.com/motorcars. (FR) Auctions America. 877.906.2437. Auctions America specializes in the sale of American classics, European sports cars, Detroit muscle, hot rods and customs. The company boasts an expert team of specialists, who offer 180 years combined experience buying, selling, racing and restoring collector vehicles, making them uniquely qualified to advise on all aspects of the hobby. www.auctionsamerica.com. (IN) JR-Auctions. A Wyoming-based company, founded by Robert A. Tybor, entrepreneur/businessman and Jeff Davi, Entrepreneur/ Real-Estate Broker. JR-Auctions hosted its first live/ virtual Monterey Plaza Hotel classic Auto/Yacht Auction in Aug, 2015 overlooking the beautiful Monterey Bay. JR-Auctions, Inc. CAR WEEK-2016 917 Pacific Street, Suite A Monterey, CA 93940 844-572-8867 Sponsorship Ext 1 Consignments Ext 2 JR-AUCTIONS.COM quality collector cars and personalized service, all in a climate-controlled, state-of-the-art facility. Come be a part of the excitement! Check us out at www.hollywoodcarauctions.com. Where Collectors Collect! See You On The Block! 760.323.7031. 244 N. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 A family-run auction house producing two large classic cars auctions per year. McCormick’s Palm Springs Auctions has been in business for over 25 years, and each auction features over 500 classics & exotics. www.classic-carauction.com. (CA) Leake Auctions. 800.722.9942. Leake Auction Company was established in 1972 as one of the first car auctions in the country. More than 40 years later Leake has sold over 34,000 cars and currently operates auctions in Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Dallas. Recently they have been featured on several episodes of three different reality TV series — Fast N Loud on Discovery, Dallas Car Sharks on Velocity and The Car Chasers on CNBC Prime. www.leakecar.com (OK) Barrett-Jackson Auction. 480.421.6694. 480.421.6697. For over four decades, the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company has been recognized throughout the world for offering only the finest selection of quality collector vehicles, outstanding professional service and an unrivaled sales success. From classic and one-of-a-kind cars to exotics and muscle cars, BarrettJackson attracts only the best. Our auctions have captured the true essence of a passionate obsession with cars that extends to collectors and enthusiasts throughout the world. A television audience of millions watches unique and select vehicles while attendees enjoy a lifestyle experience featuring fine art, fashion and gourmet cuisine. In every way, the legend is unsurpassed. N. Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. info@barrett-jackson.com. www.barrett-jackson.com. (AZ) Carlisle Collector Car Auctions. 717.243.7855. 1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle, PA 17013. Spring and Fall Auctions. High-line cars cross the block. Hundreds of muscle cars, antique, collector, and special-interest cars, trucks and motorcycles. Real Cars. Real Prices. www.carlisleauctions.com. (PA) Rick Cole Auctions . Rick Cole Lucky Collector Car Auctions. Dan Kruse Classics is a family- owned collector car auction company located in San Antonio, Texas. DKC has been responsible for successful collector car sales since 1972, with annual sales in Austin, Houston and San Antonio. Dan has personally has over $1,000,000,000 in sales in his storied career. Dan and daughters Tiffany, Tedra and Tara, manage the company. 866.495.8111 Dankruseclassics.com (TX) Bonhams is the largest auction house to hold scheduled sales of classic and vintage motorcars, motorcycles and car memorabilia, with auctions held globally in conjunction with internationally renowned motoring events. Bonhams holds the world-record price for any motorcar sold at auction, as well as for many premier marques. San Francisco: (415) 391-4000 New York: (212) 644-9001 Los Angeles: (323) 850-7500 London: +44 20 7447-7447 Paris: +33 1 42 61 10 10 www.bonhams.com/motors FOLLOW SCM Hollywood Wheels Auctions & Shows 800.237.8954. Hosting two auctions a year in beautiful Palm Beach, FL, March & December. Offering 188 Palm Springs Auctions Inc. Keith McCormick. 760.320.3290. Sports Car Market Gooding & Company. 310.899.1960. 310.899.0930. Gooding & Company offers its international clientele the rarest, award-winning examples of collector vehicles at the most prestigious auction venues. Our team of well-qualified experts will advise you on current market values. Gooding & Company presents the official auction of the famed Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August, the recordsetting Scottsdale Auction in January and a world-class auction at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation in Florida in March. www.goodingco.com. (CA) 888.672.0020. Lucky Collector Car Auctions is aptly named after Harold “Lucky” Lemay. Based in the majestic, pastoral ground of Marymount, home to the Lemay Family Collection Foundation near Tacoma, WA, the collection, formerly the biggest in the world, according to Guinness, now hosts an unrivaled event center, art collection and charitable foundation, which features two exceptional collector car auctions a year. www.luckyoldcar.com (WA) conducted the first auction ever held in Monterey. His dozen successive annual events forever changed the landscape of the historic weekend. August 14–17, 2016, Rick Cole and Terry Price combine 70-plus years of professional client care to present an entirely new type of Monterey Auction experience, conducted at The Marriott Hotel. Limited consignment. Email: rickcole@rickcole. com Web: www.rickcole.com (CA) Petersen Auction Group of Oregon. 541.689.6824. Hosting car auctions in Oregon since 1962. We have three annual Auctions: February, Oregon State Fairgrounds, Salem, OR; July, Douglas Co. Fairgrounds, Roseburg, OR; September, Oregon State Fairgrounds, Salem, OR. On the I-5 Corridor. We offer knowledgeable, fast, friendly “hassle-free” transactions. Oregon’s #1 Collector Car Auction www. petersencollectorcars.com RM Sotheby’s. 800.211.4371. RM Motostalgia. 512.813.0636. A premier international collector car auction house offering the rarest and finest automobiles on the world market. Motostalgia publishes a full photographic catalog presenting and documenting professional descriptions and provenance. Motostalgia’s diverse automotive experts offer bidders and consigners alike an accurate understanding of the global automotive market. With venues that parallel the most exciting automotive events like the U.S. Grand Prix and Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance, Motostalgia offers an upscale experience that not only showcases the most collectable cars, but also provides a unique and exciting social environment that is befitting of the rarest and finest automobiles. www.motostalgia.com email: info@motostalgia.com facebook.com/Motostalgia Twitter: @Motostalgia Sotheby’s is the world’s largest collector car auction house for investmentquality automobiles. With 35 years’ experience, RM’s vertically integrated range of services, from restoration to private treaty sales and auctions, coupled with the industry’s largest expert team of car specialists and an international footprint, provide an unsurpassed level of service to the global collector car market. www.rmsothebys.com. (CAN) Russo and Steele Collector Auto- mobile Auctions. 602.252.2697. Fax: 602.252.6260. Specializing in the finest European sports, American muscle, hot rods and custom automobiles; Russo and Steele now hosts three record-breaking auctions per year; Newport Beach in June; Monterey, CA, every August, and Scottsdale, AZ, every January. As one of the premier auction events in the United States, Russo and Steele has developed a reputation for its superior customer service and for having the most experienced and informed experts in the industry. www.russoandsteele.com. (AZ) RESOURCE DIRECTORY

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Silver Auctions. 800.255.4485. Silver Auctions isn’t successful because we auction the most expensive cars, we’re successful because we auction the cars that you love. Silver Auction’s staff, bidders and consignors are everyday people with a passion for Nostalgic and Collector cars. Come see the difference at Silver Auctions. 2020 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205. Email: silver@silverauctions.com, www.silverauctions.com. (WA) Jon Norman’s Alfa Parts. 800.890.2532. 510.525.9519. 1221 Fourth Street, Berkley, CA 94710. Large selection of parts from Giulietta to 164. Efficient, personal service. www.alfapartscatalog.com. (CA) Appraisals CAR ART, INC. www.CarArt.us Silverstone Auctions is a world- class, specialist auction house for the sale of classic cars, modern supercars, all types of competition cars, modern and historic motorcycles as well as automotive memorabilia. If you are a buyer or seller Silverstone is the classic vehicle auction house for you. www.silverstoneauctions.com (U.K.) Auto Appraisal Group. 800.848.2886. Offices located nationwide. Pre-purchase inspection service, insurance matters, charitable donations, resale vales, estates, expert witness testimony. On-site inspection. Certified, confidential, prompt, professional. “Not just one man’s opinion of value.” See website for locations and service descriptions. www.autoappraisal.com. Worldwide Auctioneers. 800.990.6789 or 1.260.925.6789. Worldwide Auctioneers was formed over a decade ago by vintage-motorcar specialists Rod Egan and John Kruse. The sale and acquisition of classic automobiles is our core business, and no one is better qualified. Worldwide is unique in having owners who are also our chief auctioneers, so you deal directly with the auctioneer, and we are wholly invested in achieving the best result for you. Our auctions are catalogue-based, offering a limited number of higher-end consignments, with an emphasis on quality rather than volume. (We don’t limit ourselves to only selling the most expensive cars in the world, but do ensure that every car we consign is the very best of its type.) We also offer specialist-appraisal, estate-management and collectionconsultancy services. Our dedicated private sales division serves the needs of individual collectors who seek privacy or to acquire vehicles that may not be available on the open market. www.worldwide-auctioneers.com. (IN) Alfa Romeo Cosmopolitan Motors, LLC. 206.467.6531. For over a quarter century, Cosmopolitan Motors has been at the center of the world for collector cars changing hands. Their unparalleled experience in tracking valuations makes them uniquely capable of valuating the rare and unusual. Estates, settlements, collections, insurance. Let their billion dollars worth of experience supply the results you seek. “We covet the rare and unusual, whether pedigreed or proletarian”. www.cosmopolitanmotors.com (WA) We are your one-stop shop for the World’s Finest Automotive Art. Choose from 1,300 artworks of 130 marques by 80 renowned fine artists, car designers and photographers. “Whether your preference is European sports and racing cars, American muscle or pre-war classics, you’ll find what you’re looking for.” — SCM. Founded in 2002 by Peter Aylett after 25 years in car design with Ford, GM, Lotus, Mercedes, Mazda and Nissan. Contact Peter at info@carart.us or call 949-433-0500 (CA) Coachbuilt Press. 215.925.4233. Coachbuilt Press creates limited-edition automotive titles for the discriminating motoring enthusiast. We present exceptional material on the most significant collections, museums and marques with a balance of authoritative writing, precise research, unique historical documents and the modern photography of Michael Furman. Please visit our website to view our latest titles and order. www.CoachbuiltPress.com (PA). Auto Kennel. 714.335.4911. Imag- ine if you had the best of the best market your car for sale. Jesse Alexander taking all the photographs. Lee Iacocca working with buyers. Keith Martin introducing you to the right car clubs. Well, the father and son team of AutoKennel do just that for all their clients. Paul and Ed Kramer, Costa Mesa, CA 92627. www.autokennel.com (CA) collection valuations. www.motostalgia.com email: info@motostalgia.com facebook.com/Motostalgia Twitter: @Motostalgia Automobilia inventory runs from the late 1890s through the 1960s; featuring marque, event and product advertising. Please visit us at: www.VintageAutoPosters.com. Buy/Sell/General Automotive Restorations. 203.377.6745. Collector car sales, both road and race, have been a key activity for over 35 years. Our sales professionals actively seek consignments on a global basis. We also offer vehicle “search and find” for rare models. We undertake pre-purchase inspections worldwide. We provide auction support, including in-person or telephone bidding for absentee buyers. Restoration management and special-event assistance are also included in our services. Our aim is to make sure that your collector car passion is as enjoyable and worry-free as possible. www.automotiverestorations.com Celebrate your ownership experiGooding & Company. 310.899.1960. Gooding & Company’s experts are well-qualified to appraise individual automobiles as well as collections and estates. Whether it is the creation of a foundation, living trust or arrangement of a charitable donation, we are able to assist you. www.goodingco.com. (CA) Centerline Products. 888.750. ALFA, Exclusively Alfa Romeo for over 30 years — rely on our experience to build and maintain your dream Alfa. Restoration, maintenance and performance parts in stock for Giulietta through 164. Newly developed products introduced regularly. Check our website for online store, new arrivals, tech tips, and special offers. www.centerlinealfa.com. (CO) Motostalgia. 512.813.0636. A premier international collector car auction house and professional appraisal company. Motostalgia’s diverse and multilingual automotive experts offer collectors and investors alike an accurate understanding of the global and domestic automotive market. Motostalgia’s international offices have the capability of appraising collector cars around the globe. With decades of global collector car market knowledge our experts can accurately value your most prized automobiles, ranging from a single pre-purchase appraisal to full November 2015 ence! Automotive designer & illustrator, Steve Anderson is a specialist in the creation of owner-specified, fineart illustrations. Each original piece is hand crafted to portray the exact specification of individual automobiles and collections. All marques, eras, driven, concours and race. Ferrari- & Porsche-licensed Illustrator. For image samples, additional information or to discuss your project, please call us at 818.822.3063 or visit www.saillustrations.com (CA) Steve Austin’s Automobilia & Great Vacations. 800.452.8434. European Car Collector tours including Monaco & Goodwood Historics, private collections, and car manufacturers. Automobile Art importer of legendary artists Alfredo de la Maria and Nicholas Watts. www.steveaustinsgreatvacations.com. Beverly Hills Car Club is one of the largest European classic car dealerships in the nation, with an extensive inventory spanning over 50,000 sf. We can meet all your classic car needs with our unprecedented selection; from top-ofthe-line models to project cars. We buy classic cars in any shape or condition & provide the quickest payment & pickup anywhere in the U.S. 310.975.0272 www.beverlyhillscarclub.com (CA) Charles Prince Classic Cars. Based in London, we are specialists in the finest historic motorcars and in contact with dealers and collectors from around the world. We offer the best advice and service in the collector car field. Int T: (0)798 5988070 or email: sales@ charlesprinceclassiccars.com www.charlesprinceclassiccars.com. Vintage Auto Posters. Since 1980, Everett Anton Singer has been supplying international collectors with the most diverse selection of authentic vintage automotive posters. The vast Checker Motor Cars. At Checker Motor Cars we have a passion for cars, not only CHECKERS, but all cars. We are fanatic about automobile history 189

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Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 877.219.2605 Ext. 218 for information, e-mail: scmadvert@sportscarmarket.com. and that drives our passion to restore history and art. Sales, Parts, Service and Restorations for Checker Automobiles. www.checkermotorcars.com (MA) DeLorean Motor Company. Classic Assets Motor Sports Cen- ter. 760-452-6609 or 858-554-0331. A first-rate used car dealership specializing in vintage rally-eligible vehicles as well as an eclectic private collection of investment-grade automobiles including classic cars, vintage rally cars and supercars. Our business is buying and selling classic, collectible motorcars. We are considered to be the go-to resource for collector cars in San Diego. We are constantly seeking new additions. Top quality, collectible trades always considered. We are available to assist buyers and sellers with all aspects regarding classic cars including import and export. www.ca-motorsportscenter. com. (CA) 239.495.8550. The first franchise of the new DeLorean Motor Company. Celebrating our 10th year in business we are the South Eastern United States exclusive source for DeLorean Sales, Service, Restoration and Parts. We have the largest selection of DeLoreans for sale in the world numbering 20 or more at any time and stock a full parts inventory. www.dmcflorida.com examples as enjoyable, tangible investments. Classic car storage, classic car consignment, brokerage, and other consulting services are available as well. We actively pursue the purchase and sales of any investment-grade classic car. Since 2009, we have offered a unique opportunity for collectors, enthusiasts and other industry professionals. www.lbilimited.com, sales@ lbilimited.com (PA) Mohr Imports, Classic and Sports Car Brokers. 831.373.3131. Mohr Imports Inc., of Monterey, California, pleased to be serving the collector car community for the past 30 years. Our goal is to present and represent your car in the very best way possible. We specialize in European classics, visit us at www.MohrImports.com. (CA) The Stables Automotive Group. 480.699.3095. Arizona’s finest facility for automotive management and concierge services offers show car preparation, auction representation, storage and transportation. Single or multi-car collections are welcome in our climatecontrolled 20,000 sq. ft. facility located in Scottsdale’s Airpark, near January’s auction scene. Stop by and meet the owners, Steve and Chris, they’re on site every day. www.stablesgroup.com Gullwing Motor Cars stocks more than 100 cars at our warehouse location, 27 years of experience; visited by customers across the country and overseas. We specialize in European and American cars and we are always looking to buy classic cars in any condition. We pick up from anywhere in the U.S. Quick payment and pickup. 718.545.0500. www.gullwingmotorcars.com Classic Showcase. 760.758.6100. For over 35 years, we’ve been restoring automotive history and helping collectors obtain, restore and sell classic vehicles. Our world class facility houses 3 showrooms of cars and department specialty areas to perform all facets of restoration under one roof. Let our team, of professional craftsmen and specialists make your classic car vision a reality. www.classicshowcase. com. (CA) Motorcar Portfolio, LLC. 330.453.8900. Motorcar Portfolio, LLC. 330.453.8900. Buy, sell, trade, auction of affordable antique, classic, collector vehicles. Bob Lichty offers over 40 years experience in the classic car industry. Motorcar Portfolio, LLC. has been serving NE Ohio and the world since 2004. Let us help with your needs. See our current inventory at our web site. www.motorcarportfolio.com (OH) Heritage Classics Motorcar ComCopley Motorcars. 781.444.4646. Specializing in unique and hard-to-find classics and sports cars. We only sell cars we love ourselves, and deal in a limited number of models. Before delivery to you, all of our classics, including Defenders, are fully inspected and serviced by one of two expert shops. We are located in Needham, MA. copleycars@gmail.com, www.copleymotorcars.com (MA) Passport Transport. 800.736.0575. Hyman Ltd Classic Cars. Cosmopolitan Motors, LLC. 206.467.6531. Experts in worldwide acquisition, collection management, disposition and appraisal. For more than a quarter century, Cosmopolitan Motors has lived by its motto, “We covet the rare and unusual, whether pedigreed or proletarian.” Absurdly eclectic and proud of it. Find your treasure here, or pass it along to the next generation. www.cosmopolitanmotors.com (WA) 314.524.6000. One of the largest inventories of vintage cars in the world. Please visit our website often, www.hymanltd.com to see our current stock. Hyman Ltd Classic Cars, 2310 Chaffee Drive, St. Louis, MO. 63146 314-524-6000 sales@hymanltd.com ProTeamCorvette.com. Corvettes: Luxury Brokers International. 215.459.1606. Specializing in the sales, purchase and brokerage of classic automobiles for the astute collector, with a new-age, contemporary approach. Focusing on original, high-quality 190 1953–1982. Over 10,000 sold since 1971! Money-back guarantee. Worldwide transportation. Z06s, L88s, L89s, LS6s, ZR2s, ZR1s, LT1s, COPOs, Fuelies, Special 425s/435s/RPOs. Call toll free 888.592.5086 or call 419.592.5086. Fax 419.592.4242, email: terry@proteamcorvette.com or visit our website: www.ProTeamCorvette.com. ProTeam Corvette Sales, 1410 N. Scott St., Napoleon, OH 43545. Special Corvettes wanted at CorvettesWanted.com! NCRS Member #136. Since our founding in 1970, we have shipped thousands of treasured vehicles door-to-door with our fully enclosed auto transporters. Whether your prized possession is your daily driver, a vintage race car, a classic, a ’60s muscle car or a modern exotic, you can depend on Passport Transport to give you the premium service it deserves. We share your appreciation for fine automobiles, and it shows. www.PassportTransport.com. pany. 310.657.9699. www.heritageclassics.com. Heritage Classics Motorcar Company, the premier West Coast classic car dealership established in 1985. Offering one of the largest indoor showrooms in Southern California, with an exceptional inventory of the very finest American and European classic cars available. We buy, sell and consign collectible automobiles, offering the best consignment terms available, contact us at sales@heritageclassics.com When in Southern California visit our beautiful showroom and specialty automotive bookstore, Heritage Classics Motorbooks, open Monday–Saturday. For current inventory and to visit our virtual bookstore visit www.heritageclassics.com Vintage Motors of Sarasota. 941.355.6500. Established in 1989, offering high-quality collector cars to the most discerning collectors. Vintage’s specialized services include sales, acquisitions and consignment of high-quality European and American collector and sports cars. Always buying individual cars or entire collections. Visit our large showroom with 75+ examples in the beautiful museum district of tropical Sarasota, FL. www.vintagemotorssarasota.com (FL) Woodies USA. 949.922.7707, Paul Russell and Company. 978.768.6092. www.paulrussell.com. Specializing in the Preservation and Sales of European Classics, pre-war through the 1970s, since 1978. You can rely on our decades of experience with Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, Porsche, Bugatti, Alfa Romeo and other fine collectibles. Repeat customers are the lifeblood of our business. Contact us today to join them. Car Sales Manager, Alex Finigan: Alex@paulrussell.com. (MA) 949.412.8812. We buy and sell great woodies — hundreds to date. If you are buying or selling, give us a call. We can help. Woodies are fun! Every car collection should have at least one. 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English Chubb Collector Car Insurance. Reliable Carriers, Inc. 877.744.7889. As the country’s largest enclosed-auto transport company, Reliable Carriers faithfully serves all 48 contiguous United States and Canada. Whether you’ve entered a concours event, need a relocation, are attending a corporate event, or shipping the car of your dreams from one location to another, one American transportation company does it all. www.reliablecarriers.com Collection Management Grundy Worldwide. 888.647.8639. Carficionado Collection Manage- ment GmbH. Florian Seidl of Carficionado has been discreetly consulting to car collectors worldwide since 2002. We specialize in: • Collection Building • Collection Management • Investment Guidance • Restoration Supervision • Researching your car’s pedigree • Event Organization • Insurance • Experienced in coordination with trusts, family offices and institutional investors • Exceptional global market KnowHow • Proven track record including world record sales & Pebble Beach class wins for our clients Carficionado manages your valuable classic car collection with German precision. Contact us +49 89 82030682 pr@carficionado.com www.carficionado.com Collector Car Insurance Grundy Worldwide offers agreed value insurance with no mileage limitations, zero deductible*, and high liability limits. Our coverages are specifically designed for collectible-car owners. From classic cars to muscle cars, Grundy Worldwide has you covered. (*Zero deductible available in most states.) 888.6GRUNDY (888.647.8639). www.grundyworldwide.com. (PA) 1.866.CAR.9648. With Chubb, you’ll have flexibility and control with worldclass coverage and claim service. There are no mileage restrictions, “Agreed Value” is included, and you’re free to use the restoration shop of your choice for covered repairs. Special pricing is also available for large collections. For more information, call 1-866-227-9648 or visit www.chubbcollectorcar.com. Aston Martin of New England. 781.547.5959. 85 Linden Street, Waltham, MA 02452. Proudly appointed Aston Martin Heritage Dealer for the USA. New and pre-owned Aston Martins are our specialty. Please contact us when buying, selling or restoring. www.astonmartin-lotus.com. (MA) JWF Restorations Inc. Special- izing in AC restoration from street to concours, U.S. Registrar AC Owners Club (U.K.). Jim Feldman, 11955 SW Faircrest St. Portland, OR 97225 503-706-8250 Fax 503-646-4009. The world’s largest organization of AC owners and enthusiasts. AC ownership is not required. Monthly magazine. Email: jim@jwfrestoration.com (OR) Kevin Kay Restorations. AUTOSPORT DESIGNS, INC. 631.425.1555. All Aston Martin models welcome regardless of age, as new inevitably become old! Routine servicingcomplete mechanical restorations/rebuilds — cosmetic repair/paintwork to complete frame-off restoration. Large inventory of parts. All services as well as our current unventory of automobiles for sale can be seen at www.autosportdesigns.com. (NY) 530.241.8337. 1530 Charles Drive, Redding, CA 96003. Aston Martin parts, service, repair and restoration. From an oil change to a concours-winning restoration, we do it all. Modern upgrades for power steering, window motors, fuel systems and more. Feltham Fast performance parts in stock. We also cater to all British and European cars and motorcycles. www.kevinkayrestorations.net. (CA) Welsh Enterprises, Inc. Hagerty Insurance Agency, LLC. 800.922.4050. is the leading insurance agency for collector vehicles in the world and host to the largest network of collector car owners. Hagerty offers insurance for collector cars, motorcycles and motorcycle safety equipment, tractors, automotive tools and spare parts, and even “automobilia” (any historic or collectible item linked with motor vehicles). Hagerty also offers overseas shipping/touring insurance coverage, commercial coverage and club liability coverage. For more information, call or visit www.hagerty.com. (MI) 800.875.5247. Jaguar parts for models 1949–presen. www.welshent.com (OH) Events—Concours, Car Shows Classic Showcase. 760.758.6100. Classic Showcase has been an industry leader in the restoration, service and sale of classic Jaguars, and most other fine British automobiles. From sports cars to luxury sedans, our world-class restoration facility and highly skilled team are ready to assist your needs with acquiring the perfect British classic today! 760.758.6100. www.classicshowcase.com (CA) Hilton Head Island Motoring Fes- tival. The South; a place where tea is sweet, people are darlin’, moss is Spanish and, come autumn, cars are plentiful. This fall, HHI Motoring Festival returns to the towns of Savannah, GA and Hilton Head Island, SC. Join us this fall - October 23rd to November 1st - in the land of southern hospitality. To purchase tickets or for more information visit www.HHIMotoringFestival.com. Ferrari/Maserati/Lamborghini Barrett-Jackson is proud to endorse a new breed of insurance for classic, antique, exotic, special-interest, contemporary classic and limited-edition cars. To get a quote is even easier with our new online improvements. Go to www.barrett-jackson.com/insurance/, select Get a quote, enter in a couple of key pieces of information about your vehicle, and get an estimated quote within seconds! It’s that easy. Don’t be caught without the right insurance for your vehicle. In the unfortunate aftermath of damage to your vehicle, learning that your insurance won’t restore your prized possession to its former glory, or appropriately compensate you for your loss, is the last thing you want to hear. To get a quote by phone, call 877.545.2522. E-Type UK USA. An international Heacock Classic. 800.678.5173. We understand the passion and needs of the classic-car owner; agreed value, one liability charge, 24-hour claim service and paying by credit card. We provide classic car insurance at rates people can afford! Instant quotes at www.heacockclassic.com. (FL) specialist Jaguar E-type restoration and sales organisation with offices in both the U.K. and USA. E-Type UK USA are proud to announce the impending opening of their newly refurbished purpose built E-type showrooms and workshops designed to provide their USA clients with a real test of this famous English sports car. USA +1 805.267.6795 harry@etypeukusa.com www.etypeukusa.com Carobu Engineering. 949.722.9307. Ferrari specialist. Engine rebuilding/ development, dyno-testing, parts and service. Your source for high-performance brakes, suspension, gaskets, engine parts, wheels and exhaust. Dealer for Tubi, Brembo, Koni, Razzo Rosso, Sangalli, Zanzi, Novitech Rosso and X-Ost. www.CAROBU.com. Fourintune Garages Inc. J.C. Taylor Insurance. 800.345.8290. Antique, classic, muscle or modified — J.C. Taylor Insurance has provided dependable, dynamic, affordable protection for your collector vehicle for over 50 years. Agreed Value Coverage in the continental U.S., and Alaska. Drive Through Time With Peace of Mind with J.C. Taylor Insurance. Get a FREE instant quote online at www.JCTaylor.com. November 2015 262.375.0876. www.fourintune.com. Complete ground-up restoration on British Marques — specializing in Austin-Healeys since 1976. Experience you can trust, satisfied customers nationwide. Visit our website for details on our restoration process, which includes a complete quotation on Healeys. Located in historic Cedarburg — just minutes north of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (WI) Radcliffe Motor Company. 410.517.1681. The Mid-Atlantic’s FOLLOW SCM 191

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premier facility for the maintenance, repair, and light restoration of exotic Italian and fine European automobiles. Having gained the trust of the exoticcar community, we are known for our proficiency and workmanship. We host the annual Vintage Ferrari All Italian Car Event each May, and you are cordially invited to attend. Visit our website for more information about our shop, and see photos of past events. www.RMCCAR.com. Finance Porsche of Bend. 800.842.1584. J. J. BEST BANC & CO. provides financing on classic cars ranging from 1900 to today. Visit our website at www.jjbest.com or call 1.800.USA.1965 and get a loan approval in as little as five minutes! Located in Central Oregon since 1982, Porsche of Bend is the Northwest’s destination dealership for new and pre-owned Porsches. Formerly Carrera Motors, Porsche of Bend continues to proudly sell and service one of the most desired brand names in North America. www.bend.porschedealer.com (OR) Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 877.219.2605 Ext. 218 for information, e-mail: scmadvert@sportscarmarket.com. Italian vehicles in stock to choose from. European Collectibles also offers complete mechanical and cosmetic restorations to concours level along with routine service. Located in Orange County, CA, between Los Angeles and San Diego. Sales@europeancollectibles.com or visit our website www.europeancollectibles.com. (CA) Mercedes-Benz The SL Market Letter. Ferrari & Maserati of Seattle. 206.329.7070. Family owned and operated, Ferrari of Seattle is Washington State’s only Official Ferrari dealer. Named “Ferrari Top Dealer-World Champion 2013,” our customer service and knowledge of the Ferrari brand is second to none. 1401 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 www.ferrariofseattle.com 612.567.0234. NOT just SLs but all rare and collectible Mercedes! A key resource on Mercedes since 1982. 100s of Mercedes for sale, market news, price analysis & special reports in every issue & website. 1 & 2 yr. subscriptions open the door to one-on-one SLML help finding & selling specific models. Ask about our private sales program. www.slmarket.com (MN) Museums Hamann Classic Cars. 203.918.8300. with more than 30 years in the industry and worldwide clientele in dealing in European race and sports cars, specializes in classic Ferraris of the ’50s & ’60s. www.ferrari4you.com dC Automotive. 800-549-2410. We Ferrari Financial Services. 201.510.2500. As the world’s only Ferrari-owned finance company, no one understands a Ferrari customer’s unique perspective better than the company that designed these iconic sports cars. Whether it’s a line of credit for owners interested in utilizing the equity in their collection, or a simple interest loan, we stand committed to help our clients enhance their collection — without origination or early termination fees. “FFS” offers a level of expertise that cannot be matched by other lenders. have the largest indoor Recycling Facility for Porsches in the U.S. We specialize in used rebuilt and new parts for Porsche cars. Including all models of the 911, 912, Carrera and Turbo, 944 16 valve S, 924S, 951, 944 Turbo, 914-4, 914-6 Boxster, 968, Cayenne,928, 928S, 928 S4 Vintage parts a specialty. We have an extensive inventory including used Porsche engines, transmissions, fuchs wheels, seats, brake upgrades, interior trim and suspension. No part is too small. We are a God-owned family business serving the Porsche community for over 25 years. www.dcauto.com 252-955-0110 (text) 252-977-1430 int’l Leasing LeMay—America’s Car Museum Premier Financial Services is the nation’s leading lessor of vintage and exotic motorcars. Our Simple Lease Program is ideal for those who wish to own their vehicle at the end of the term, as well as for those who like to change cars frequently. Our Simple Interest Early Termination Program allows you the flexibility of financing with the tax advantages of leasing. Contact Premier at 877.973.7700 or info@pfsllc.com. www.premierfinancialservices.com (CT) celebrates America’s love affair with the automobile. Named the Best Museum in Western Washington, the four-level, 165,000 sq. ft. museum features 12 rotating exhibits and 300 cars, trucks and motorcycles on display. ACM includes a 3.5-acre show field, State Farm Theatre, Classics Café, banquet hall and meeting facilities and offers a majestic view above Commencement Bay. For more information, visit www.lemaymuseum.org. LeMay – America’s Car Museum 2702 E D Street, Tacoma, WA 98421 877.902.8490 (toll free) info@lemaymuseum.org www.lemaymuseum.org. (WA) Parts, Accessories & Car Care Baldhead Cabinets. 877.966.2253. Mercedes-Benz Classic Center. Woodside Credit. When financing your classic or collector car, Woodside Credit is all about performance. We offer THE LOWEST PAYMENTS IN AMERICA! and provide our clients with fast, friendly and professional service. For over a decade, Woodside has been recognized as the leading lender in the classic and collector car market and is exclusively endorsed by Barrett-Jackson. Apply online at woodsidecredit.com or call 888-354-3982. German Cosdel International Transportation. European Collectibles, Inc. 949.650.4718. European Collectibles has been buying, consigning, selling and restoring classic European sports cars since 1986. We specialize in Porsche (356 and 911) 1950s to early 1970s, along with other marks including Mercedes, Aston Martin, Ferrari, MG, Austin Healey and Jaguar, with 40 192 Since 1960 Cosdel International Transportation has been handling international shipments by air, ocean and truck. Honest service, competitive pricing and product expertise have made Cosdel the natural shipping choice for the world’s best-known collectors, dealers and auction houses. If you are moving a car, racing or rallying, or attending a concours event overseas, Cosdel is your comprehensive, worldwide resource for all of your nationwide and international shipping needs. We are your automobile Export Import Experts. 415.777.2000 carquotes@cosdel.com. www.cosdel.com. (CA) 1.866.MB.CLASSIC. The center of competence for classic Mercedes-Benz enthusiasts — for vintage car sales, meticulous restorations by manufacturer-trained technicians and the widest selection of Genuine Mercedes-Benz Classic Parts, we are the source. www.mbclassiccenter.com. (CA) Import/Export Putnam Leasing. 866.90.LEASE. For over 30 years, Putnam Leasing has been the leader in exotic, luxury, and collector car leasing. This honor comes from Putnam’s unique ability to match the car of your dreams with a lease designed just for you. Every Putnam Lease is written to provide maximum flexibility while conserving capital, lowering monthly payments, and maximizing tax advantages. Its Putnam’s way of letting you drive more car for less money. For leases ranging from $50,000 to more than one million dollars, with terms extending up to 84 months, contact the oldest and most experienced leasing company in the country by calling 1.866.90.LEASE. Or just visit www.putnamleasing.com. Legal Law Offices of Bruce Shaw Collector Car Fraud Specialists, www.shawlaws.com. A motorhead law firm with real practical knowledge and experience in the Collector Car Field. Experience: Chain of speed shops, Body Shops, Car Dealerships, former NCRS judge as well as licensed attorneys. Estate planning and divorce settlements concerning Collector Cars. 50 State Representation. 215.657.2377 The garage is no longer a place to cast off items unwanted. It is a destination in itself. We are a full-service, family owned company that designs and manufactures custom metal cabinets in Bend, OR. Choose from meticulously crafted storage cabinets, TV cabinets, sink cabinets, or our ever-popular pull-out fastener bin cabinet, just to name a few. www.baldheadcabinets.com California Car Cover Company. More than just custom-fit car covers, California Car Cover is the home of complete car care and automotive lifestyle products. Offering the best in car accessories, garage items, detailing products, nostalgic collectibles, apparel and more! Call 1-800-423-5525 or visit Calcarcover.com for a free catalog. QuickSilver Exhaust Systems. 305.219.8882. Our customers are sophisticated enthusiasts who choose our exhaust system for various reasons —durability, weight reduction and enhanced sound. QuickSilver are the default choice for many of the most important classics. Originality is essential, but there’s no reason why subtle improvements cannot be introduced. QuickSilver use superior materials and modern manufacturing techniques unavailable when the cars were new. www.quicksilverexhausts.com Sports Car Market RESOURCE DIRECTORY

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Classic Investments Inc. Swissvax. 305.219.8882. Since 1930, the Swiss family company creates magnificent wax formulations. The non-abrasive system consists of a pre-wax fluid and a high-content Carnauba wax. Unlike ordinary polishes, Swissvax restores the valuable oils of the paint finish that become starved over time and is safe for all paint finishes. Swissvax is also worldwide OEM supplier to Rolls-Royce Motorcars, Bugatti, Lamborghini. www.swissvax. com www.swissvax.us WeatherTech® Automotive Ac- cessories. 800.441.8527. MacNeil Automotive Products Limited providing Automotive Accessories for your vehicles for over 20 years. MacNeil has defined high-quality vehicle protection with the WeatherTech® line of Automotive Accessories. Choose from allweather floor mats, extreme-duty floor liners, cargo/trunk liners, side-window deflectors, no-drill mudflaps, many different options of license-plate frames and more. We have products available for virtually every make and model. To see and buy everything, go to www.WeatherTech.com. Restoration — General Hahn - Vorbach & Associates D. L. George Historic Motorcars. Automotive Restorations. 203.377.6745. Founded in 1978, we are well-established practitioners of the art and craft of vehicle restoration, preservation and service. Nearly 40 experienced craftspeople focused on the art and entertainment to be enjoyed with great cars describes our culture. Our staff and expertise encompasses a broad range of skills and specific vehicle experience. Proper project management and control produce the quality and attention to detail we have come to be known for in all we produce. See much more on the Web at www.automotiverestorations.com 610.593.7423. We stand at the crossroads between you and historic European motorcars of the pre-war and early post-war era. We provide full-service restoration, maintenance, and support of the finest cars driven extensively by the most refined collectors. Find us at concours from Amelia Island to Pebble Beach, venues from Lime Rock to Goodwood, and events including the Mille Miglia, Peking to Paris, and The Colorado Grand. www.DLGEORGE.com (PA) LLC. 724.452.4329. Specializes in the investment-grade restoration and preservation of European and American collectible antique and classic cars, muscle cars, sports cars, hot rods and vintage race cars. Our services include full and partial restorations, bespoke builds, repairs, show prep, sales and procurement assistance, as well as a full array of do-it-yourself assistance services. Recognized experts in the restoration of Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwings and Roadsters. Concours-level, national award-winning quality. Find examples of our craftsmanship and the wide range of past projects on our website. We would be happy to discuss your project. www.hahnvorbach.com Dresser Leathers. 201.889.7168. Brighton Motorsports. 480.483.4682. Authorized Morgan 3-Wheeler Dealer and repair, and expert service facility for your collector car. Privately owned, we are located in the heart of the Arizona Auction Arena in Scottsdale. We offer a unique collection of European and American special interest cars and motorcycles and host the Brighton Classic Car Rally each November. BrightonMotorsports.com, 480-483-4682 or info@brightonmotorsports.com. November 2015 Your source for vintage leather reproductions. Specializing in accurate reproduction of leather mirror/tire straps, luggage tie-downs and handles as well as custom leather accessories for the collector car investor. Service includes full buckle inspection, hand and machine polishing, dimensions measured to 1/32nd inch of original using the best harness leather from tanneries located in the USA. www.DRESSERLEATHERS.com Classic Showcase. 760.758.6100. For over 35 years, we’ve been restoring automotive history by creating driver, show/driver, show, and preservation level restorations for collectors worldwide. Our world-class facilities consist of a team of passionate and dedicated craftsman who are ready to perform either factory standards or performance/ modified upgrades. Visit our website or call us to discuss your project today. www.classicshowcase.com (CA) Farland Classic Restoration. 303.761.1245, A complete facility offering concours-level restorations, repair and fabrication services. We work on all makes, specializing in Ferrari, Mercedes and Porsche. Highly organized and fiscally responsible, we provide biweekly detailed billing to keep you abreast of the rapid progress of your project in every way. Check out our site for details. Email doug@farlandcars.com. www.farlandcarscom. (CO) 303.388.9788. Barn find. Redefined. Since 1989 our company has specialized in the restoration, sales & service of 1950–1970s Classic European Sports Cars: Ferrari, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, Aston Martin, Jaguar, AustinHealey, Porsche & Mercedes. Colorado’s premier one-stop shop for all of a collector’s needs. Friendly, knowledgeable, passionate staff welcomes you to call for all inquiries. Our in house factory-trained Ferrari mechanic has 40 years experience. www.ClassicInvest.com (CO) Lamborghini in the NJ, PA, NY region since 1979. We’re passionate about keeping your car fast, reliable, beautiful and authentic. Our mechanical, paint/ body, electronic, machining and fabricating work is unsurpassed and awardwinning. We have specialized equipment and knowledge to service newer and vintage models and everything in between. www.exoticars-usa.com. (NJ) Fantasy Junction. 510.653.7555. For 35 years, Owner/Enthusiast Bruce Trenery has operated Fantasy Junction from the San Francisco Bay Area. The dealership enjoys an outstanding worldwide reputation for integrity and knowledge in the collector car field. Many of the world’s greatest sports cars have passed through the doors, with both buyers and sellers enjoying expert representation. Email Sales@FantasyJunction.com, www.FantasyJunction. com. (CA) Suixtil USA. 855.784.9845. Suixtil- USA is the premier retailer for fine menswear inspired by auto racing heritage. The Suixtil racing uniforms have been worn by many Formula One racing heroes including Juan Manuel Fangio. Built for Speed, Styled for Passion, Made for Gentlemen. For more information, shop online at www.suixtil-usa. com, call 1-855-SUIXTIL (784-9845), or email sales@suixtil-usa.com. Unit 56. 0044 (0) 1386 700 403. WAt Unit 56 we love motorcycles, we truly are passionate about them. But most importantly we strive to have the best. History and an interesting story are a must with anything we buy or sell. And as far as restoration goes we treat everything as if it was our own. We care. www.UNIT56.co.uk (U.K.) Vintage Motor Group F. Roxas Inc. 708.598.1000. Brid- geview, IL. The Only Thing Better Than New is a Fran Roxas Restoration. Recent restorations include Duesenberg, Packard 12, 8-liter Bentley, Cadillac V16, Delahaye, Stutz DV32, Ferrari, 1950s & 60s Concept Cars. We take pride in enhancing our clients’ investments by bringing these truly one-ofa-kind cars back to life, maybe an even better life. The quality of our work has been nationally recognized since 1970 with consistent 1st place winners at concours around the world. (IL) Volante Classics. 978.447.1669. At High Mountain Classics. Exoticars USA. 908.996.4889, Wil de Groot’s Exoticars USA has serviced and restored Ferrari, Maserati and 193 970.532.2339. World-class restoration, repair, and maintenance. Many Pebble Beach Class wins and Best of Show evidence our pursuit of restoration excellence. We service and maintain blue-chip collectibles, race cars, and other investment-grade cars, and provide vintage race track support. We have particular excellence with Bugatti and other pre-war marques. www.HighMountainClassics.com Volante Classics we rebuild notable European classic cars. What sets us apart is our master craftsman, Roberto Donati, who learned to reshape contours, reconstruct panels, and recreate beauty while he was a young man in Italy. Under his father’s and grandfather’s mindful tutelage, Roberto dedicated his life to coachwork. More than the craft itself, Roberto saw and felt the passion with which his father toiled. He came to America to perfect his art, working at one of the most prestigious firms for more than a decade. Only those who live and feel that same passion, and possess the highest degree of skill, can reach his level of excellence. Only they can restore the essence of a classic machine. www.volanteclassics.com ©

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Carl Bomstead eWatch Carrying a Torch for Online Auctions A Husky Oil sign is revealed as an expensive fake, but a Bowtie sign with tons of patina still brings big bucks Thought Carl’s Bruce Jenner carried the 1984 Olympic Torch as it passed through Nevada and into California. Caesar’s Tahoe Hotel Casino paid a bunch to redirect the route through their scenic area. Jenner, well past his prime, supposedly donated his time. Heritage Auctions, at their July 30–31 Sports Collectibles Platinum Night Auction, sold the Olympic Torch he carried for $23,900. Bruce has moved on and is now Caitlyn, receiving all kinds of publicity in the process. The question is, would the torch have sold for as much were it not for the commotion regarding the change of gender? Who knows? Here are a few interesting things we found that we don’t have to question: EBAY #151759063562— CHEVROLET BOWTIE PORCELAIN NEON DEALER SIGN. Number of Bids: 14. SOLD AT: $6,600. Date: 8/02/2015. This is an early porcelain Chevrolet dealer sign, as evidenced by the script and cobalt blue neon housings. Unfortunately, it was a bit rough — if we’re being polite, it had excessive patina. It was, however, double-sided and six feet long. Seller suggested restoring it, but I’d vote to leave it as-is. A rare and desirable sign. SOLD AT: $2,025.03. Date: 8/23/2015. This was the first year the Indianapolis 500 was run, and for a desirable program that is over 100 years old, it is in surprisingly good condition. There was a small tear on the back and some tape on the binding, but the cover was bright and vibrant. A must for a racing buff. EBAY #151700841293— 1/8-SCALE 2006 FERRARI ENZO FXX MODEL BY ANALGAM. Number of Bids: 8. SOLD AT: $2,126.01. Date: 6/8/2015. Analgam makes some of the most intricate and accurate models around. They state that each one takes 350 hours of hand-crafted labor to produce and has more than 2,000 individual parts. A quick check of their website indicated that the Ferrari models sell for $6,775. This was number four of 199 Enzo Ferrari FXXs produced, and it appears to have sold for a bargain price. EBAY #141744560146— EARLY SHELL GAS-PUMP LIGHTER-FLUID DISPENSER. Number of Bids: 25. SOLD AT: $3,659. Date: 8/23/2015. This gas-pump lighterfluid dispenser would be on the counter at the local Shell station, and with a couple of pumps, your lighter would be full and good to go. This style was very early and had wonderful detail. Over the years, we have only seen a couple of these, and this was far and away in the best condition. On the bottom it states “Property of Shell Oil Company.” Expensive but well worth it. EBAY #361308821626—1920s TOKHEIM SIGNAPHORE ALARM TRAFFIC SIGNAL. Number of Bids: 53. SOLD AT: $1,914.89. Date: 6/8/2015. Early traffic signals make a statement when installed in a car barn, and the earlier ones have so much more character. This one was fairly complete and was in very nice condition. Would love to see it installed. EBAY #311424858015—1911 INDIANAPOLIS 500 PROGRAM. Number of Bids: 19. EBAY #400964007052— HUSKY OIL PORCELAIN FLANGE SIGN. Number of Bids: 49. SOLD AT: $1,324.99. Date: 8/3/2015. This sign is absolutely amazing. It is a flange sign that goes against the wall, but they made it incorrectly, so that when mounted the graphics are sideways. Also, flange sigs were rarely porcelain. They were almost always painted tin. Well, it was made in Mumbai, India, and they did not have many Husky Oil outlets there, so you can understand their mistake. What you can’t understand is how there can be 49 bids on this fakey-doo and someone actually paid almost $1,400 for it. You can’t protect people from themselves! SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION Sports Car Market (ISSN #1527859X) is published monthly by Automotive Investor Media Group, 401 NE 19th Street, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97232. Periodicals postage paid at Portland, OR, and at additional mailing offices. Subscription rates are $75 for 12 monthly issues in the U.S., $105 Canada/Mexico, Europe $135, Asia/Africa/Middle East $135. Subscriptions are payable in advance in U.S. currency. Make checks to: Sports Car Market. Visa/MC accepted. For instant subscription, call 877.219.2605, 503.261.0555; fax 503.253.2234; www.sportscarmarket.com. 194 EBAY #271959632406— EARLY 24K-GOLD FRANKLIN PIN WITH DIAMONDS. Number of Bids: 1 SOLD AT: $3,800. Date: 8/23/2015. This little Franklin pin was a 1902/1903 Light Roadster, one of Franklin’s first cars. It was 24K gold and encrusted with 11 diamonds. The detail was intricate, and the wheels actually turned. It was in its own presentation box, but I do not know what it was used for other than decoration. Someone wanted it, however, and was willing to step up. ♦ POSTMASTER Send address changes to: Sports Car Market PO Box 4797, Portland, OR 97208 CPC IPM Sales Agreement No. 1296205 Sports Car Market