Author: Paul Hageman

1929 Bentley 4½ Litre Tourer

This striking and impressive car is an archetypal example of its genre and makes exactly the statement that one expects when one conjures the idea of a vintage Bentley — a beautiful sports tourer with great physical presence. Thanks to the existence of the Cricklewood factory records and exhaustive work […]

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Alloy Gullwing

The Alloy Gullwing’s extremely limited availability and special competition-bred configuration is equaled by its historical significance within the pantheon of post-war sports-car designs. The chance to acquire such a storied car is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for most, and this important offering will surely engage all the world’s preeminent collectors who […]

1992 Land Rover Discovery Camel Trophy

This Discovery was commissioned by Land Rover Special Vehicles to compete in the 1992 edition of the Camel Trophy, held in Guyana. It was piloted 1,600 kilometers (roughly 1,000 miles) from Manaus, Brazil, to Georgetown, Guyana, by Team USA and captured the Team Spirit Award that year. This is a […]

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing

This 300SL Gullwing was sent new to Mercedes-Benz New York on July 13, 1955, before being delivered that summer to Chicago. It had a particularly sporty specification with all the options, including the famous overhead-cam NSL engine that offered 20 horsepower more than the standard 216-hp version, as well as […]

1925 Bentley 3 Litre Tourer

2,996-cc, SOHC 4-cylinder engine with four valves per cylinder Two SU “Sloper” carburetors 70 bhp at 3,500 rpm 4-speed close-ratio gearbox Offered here is a very handsome, well-presented and highly usable Bentley. The car is a proper matching-number example (with a most distinctive chassis number) and it is turned out […]

2001 Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R V-Spec II

Turbocharged (Precision) 2.6-liter inline 6-cylinder engine 6-speed manual transmission Worldwide icon in the tuning world Front and rear spoilers Lower body aero elements Brembo 4-wheel disc brakes Nitto tires RAYS alloy wheels Air conditioning AM/FM/CD Power windows Reported as fewer than 2,000 V-spec IIs built The first cars named “Skyline […]

1961 Jaguar E-Type Series I

This extremely early, very desirable, and hard-to-find external-bonnet-latch, flat-floor E-type roadster was ordered new at the 1961 Paris Salon by Maclean’s magazine Editor Ralph Allen. The Opalescent Bronze roadster was dispatched from the factory on June 9, 1961, and exported to Canada. Chassis 875053 is the 53rd E-type roadster constructed, […]

1994 Toyota Supra Turbo

3.0-liter twin turbo inline 6-cylinder engine 6-speed manual transmission Reported as one of 431 turbos in this color in 1994 Aluminum targa roof Traction control Desirable rear spoiler Air conditioning Offered in excellent condition “Extremely rare stock configuration” Clean CARFAX with just over 29,000 actual miles Power steering and brakes […]

1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Bertone Spider

In 1953, Stanley Arnolt purchased five sequential Aston Martin DB2/4 chassis and sent them to Carrozzeria Bertone to be fitted with custom coachwork. While the even-numbered chassis were fitted with opulent, luxurious bodies, 503, 505, and 507 were fitted with a distinctive sporting design penned by one of the most […]