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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 […]

2005 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti Shooting Brake

This stunning one-off shooting-brake conversion of a Ferrari 612 Scaglietti was commissioned by the current owner, the task entrusted to the coachbuilder Vandenbrink in Holland, who had first proposed such a modification as far back as 2009. Starting with a little-used (28,000 km) Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, the conversion took 15 […]

1969 Lamborghini Islero S

Launched at the Geneva Salon in 1968, the Islero was a development of the 400 GT 2+2, which was itself derived from Ferruccio Lamborghini’s first production car, the Touring-styled 350 GT of 1964. The Islero’s square-tube chassis was based on that of its predecessors, though with wider track to accommodate […]

1955 Aston Martin DB3S

The DB3S debuted in 1953 as the successor to the DB3, the first purpose-built sports racing car developed under David Brown. Designed by Frank Feeley and featuring a twin-cam, straight-6 engine, the DB3S was successfully raced by the Aston Martin Works team as well as privateers. This DB3S, chassis 102, […]

1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429

429-ci OHV Q-code V8 Holley 735 CFM 4-barrel carburetor 375 hp at 5,600 rpm 4-speed close-ratio manual transmission Competition coil-spring front suspension with Traction-Lok differential Less than 3,500 original miles Restoration by marque expert Bob Perkins Multiple award winner including Mustang Club of America “Triple Crown” in 1990 Extremely well […]

1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5 16 Evolution II

Sold at $258,500Gooding & Company Geared OnlineAugust 3–7, 2020, Lot 36 Chassis number: WDB2010361F732965SCM Condition for this car: 1- There are arguably only a handful of low-production collectible post-war Mercedes-Benz models. In no particular order, they include the iconic 300SL Gullwing and Roadster, the stately W186 300 “Adenauer,” the classic […]

Acura NSX, Lexus LS400, Toyota Supra

1999 Acura NSX Zanardi Edition #36368. S/N JH4NA2129XT000178. 12k miles. “51st and Final Zanardi Edition NSX, given new to current Owner Miguel Duhamel. 3.2-Liter VTEC V6, 6-speed manual transaxle, fixed-roof hard top, New Formula Red over Onyx, staggered-diameter BBS wheels, recent service, owner’s manual, window sticker.” Condition: 1+. SOLD AT […]

Is Your 1973 Porsche Carrera RS Real?

Andreas Pohl is a wealthy and powerful man. The billionaire CEO of Deutsche Vermoegensberatung (DVAG), a German finance company, is also a car guy. One would think that with all the resources available to him, he wouldn’t get snookered on a car deal. Moreover, one would think no one would […]

3 is a Magic Number

Sunday during a mildly cold California winter. An empty highway and a trip to San Diego. Legal issues had come up, and an attorney was going to come in handy. I arrived at the meeting in my Dodge Durango, only to be greeted by the coolest lawyer I have ever […]

Back to the Basics

One year ago, my 12-year-old son Bradley and I were getting ready for a Caribbean cruise. We didn’t think twice about the flights from Portland, OR, to Chicago to Fort Lauderdale, FL. The lines at check-in didn’t faze us, nor did the wait to get through security. While short, the […]