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The Porsche 906 and Its Kin

This 1966 Porsche 906 sold in Paris at Bonham’s Grand Palais sale on February 7, 2013, for $732k, including buyer’s premium. At first glance, that price appears awfully favorable for the buyer. Was no one awake in the room, or is there an issue with the car? There have been […]

1955 Porsche 356 1500 Continental Cabriolet

One of only 299 Pre-A cabriolets built in 1955 A 1,488-cc OHV Type 546/2 flat 4-cylinder engine with dual Solex 32 PBI carburetors that makes 55 horsepower at 4,400 rpm Spectacular Terra Cotta-over-Ochre color scheme Delivered with rare factory options and accessories Faithfully executed, show-quality restoration. Documented matching-numbers engine A […]

2005 Porsche Carrera GT

When Porsche decided to attach the GT appellation to Carrera in 2004, it marked a return to its competition roots, the new flagship supercar’s looks recalling those of the original Type 550 of 50-plus years ago. Known as “Project Code 80,” the program to develop a front-ranking supercar had begun […]

1996 Porsche 911S GT2

When Porsche introduced the new 993 in 1995, it was to be the last of the great air-cooled 911s. The new coupe retained only the roof and front deck lid from the preceding 964 model. New items included bodywork, poly-ellipsoid low-beam and variable-focus high-beam headlights, and a 6-speed transmission. A […]

1928 Mercedes-Benz 36/220 S-Type Open Tourer

This extraordinary S-type has been preserved within its very first family ownership for no fewer than the past 84 years. The original owner was a former military captain who had the rare distinction for a British Army officer of having served throughout (and survived) World War I. He ordered the […]

1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster

A rare and sought-after disc-brake, alloy-block roadster A two-owner car from new Less than 15,000 total miles An extremely authentic example Beautifully presented original interior Equipped with Karl Baisch factory-fitted luggage and optional hard top The ultimate specification 300SL roadster

1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster

Baroness Gisela von Krieger, the only daughter of an aristocratic German family, was renowned for her exquisite beauty, glamorous lifestyle and impeccable fashion sense. After moving to Paris in 1933, Baroness von Krieger became the darling of European Society. In her 20s, the refined socialite lived at the grandest Parisian […]

1961 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Roadster

Why spend $132,709 for this car? One reason: Mercedes-Benz provides service and parts to keep it running Mercedes-Benz managed, starting in May 1955, to produce a sports car that cost less than half the price of the very desirable — but hardly accessible — 300SL. The 190SL was a strong […]

1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS Touring

This LHD example is the 38th 2.7 RS produced, and therefore, one of the first 500s built to “RSH” specification to meet FIA homologation requirements. After having been driven to Stuttgart for weighing, it was driven back to the factory for completion as a “Touring” (Porsche Code 472) version. It […]

1968 Porsche 911S Targa “Big Tank”

This 1968 911S is a correct, matching-numbers car that has been given a complete restoration. This car was imported to the United States by Beverly Hills Porsche for a client in 1980. In 2002, the same client commissioned Beverly Hills Porsche to restore the car, and it has been driven […]