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1961 Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder

This example of Vignale’s elegant open-top interpretation of the 3500 GT spyder was originally finished on February 23, 1961. Several months thereafter, an English lord chose to buy the unsold Maserati. The car was then delivered to Mrs. Teresa Mitarachi at her address in London in July. As originally ordered, […]

1926 Bentley 3 Litre Red Label Speed Model Tourer

Leading marque authority Clare Hay’s definitive work, Bentley — The Vintage Years, records that chassis PH1469 was completed in April 1926 and was first owned by JWC McLaren. The car left the factory fitted with engine number PH1470 (the same as it has today) and was registered as GD 2250. […]

1930 Cadillac V16 Sport Phaeton by Fleetwood

With its disappearing-tonneau windshield and second set of instruments for rear-seat passengers, the Cadillac V16 Sport Phaeton was a sleek beast that looked the part of a star’s car. And so it was with the car offered here, which was delivered via Los Angeles’ Don Lee Cadillac. Its original owner […]

Ready an’ Willing

When the Saab 900 Turbo debuted in 1978, it redefined the sports-coupe segment. If the sporty Swedish hatchback’s shape, spacious interior and funky wheels weren’t enough to force buyers to reconsider the definition of a luxury sports coupe, the 900 Turbo’s engine would. Under its long, sloping hood, the 900 […]

Making Old Cars Safer

You’ve probably seen news reports about comedian Kevin Hart’s car crash and his extensive injuries. Despite Internet reports that all involved have “lawyered up” and that a “lawsuit’s almost certain,” we haven’t seen an actual lawsuit filed. Maybe it’s getting filed as you read this, but the lack of a […]

1994 McLaren F1

This F1 was built in 1994 and originally finished in Midnight Blue Pearl over a black interior and dispatched to its first owner in Japan. In 1999 the F1 was sold to a collector in Germany, and he returned the car to the factory in 2000 for a series of […]

1968 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Type 34

Rare Type 34, never sold in U.S. Recently serviced Numbers-matching De Luxe package This matching-numbers 1968 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Type 34 De Luxe has 63,889 original miles and is finished in Lotus White with a red interior. This Karmann Ghia drives well, powered by a 1,600-cc 4-cylinder engine backed by […]

1992 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 6.0 AMG

Among AMG’s pre-merger hierarchy, the 300CE 6.0 AMG “Hammer” is considered by many to be one of the most desirable models. First registered in Japan in November of 1995, according to the accompanying Japanese Export Certificate, the car remained there until 2014, when it was purchased and exported to Europe. […]

1989 Ferrari F40 Berlinetta

Desirable “non-cat” and “non-adjustable” model Three private owners and fewer than 20,000 kilometers (12,400 miles) from new Single private ownership for over 25 years Air conditioning, wind-up windows, Sabelt harnesses Ferrari Classiche certified The ultimate Ferrari of the 1980s, the F40 was one of the company’s original true supercars. Pioneering […]