1993 Jaguar XJ 220

This magnificent-looking and supremely well-specified Jaguar XJ 220 coupe is offered here in pristine condition and at a level offering a considerable savings over the list price at launch. The words “supercar” and “sensational” are often to be found in conjunction, and no more justifiably so than in the case of Jaguar’s fabulous XJ 220.

Worthy successor to the XK 120 and E-type, the XJ 220 grabbed the headlines-just as its illustrious forebears had done in previous decades-when it burst Read More

1956 Mercedes-Benz 220S Sedan “Zippo”

In 1953, Mercedes-Benz introduced the line of mid-sized automobiles that would be its mainstay for nearly a decade. Built using unit-body principles, they were lightweight yet strong and utilized a front sub-frame for mounting the engine. These “ponton” or “roundie” models received a number of motors, from 48-hp diesels in the 180D taxi models to 130-hp six-
cylinders in the final fuel-injected 220SE.

“Zippo,” the car on sale at Monterey, is considered to be the highest-mileage gasoline-powered Mercedes-Benz in Read More

1967 Ferrari 275 GTS/4 Alloy NART Spyder

When you own one of the most desirable cars in the world, offers to buy come with the regularity of trains

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One of Ferrari’s greatest strengths was its ability to produce highly specialized niche products. The factory’s artisans could tailor an automobile to the needs of an important client and as such, small runs were interspersed among regular models to respond to national and regional markets. Some of the most Read More

1962 Maserati 3500 GT

Like all bottom feeders and wanna-bees, I hoped to steal this unrestored car

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As the first volume-built production Maseratis, marketed from 1957 to 1964, these extremely handsome Grand Touring coupes became the company’s financial saviors during a particularly difficult period. Like Ferrari, Maserati tended to focus on its racing cars rather than road cars and the resulting irregular cash flow had put the company on a shaky financial footing by Read More

1965 Shelby GT 350

This is a very rare and original ’65 Shelby, one of the few remaining two-digit cars in existence as car #18. Celebrity status is also bestowed on this car as it was previously owned by Reggie Jackson. The car has recently undergone a complete and professional restoration and a professional rebuild of the original engine.

With only 458 miles since restoration, S/N SFM5018 is a consistent Best of Show and First Place winner, which has been meticulously maintained by a Read More

1972-1976 Jensen-Healey

Rust is a concern, almost as if the factory took perverse pride in building the most horribly corrosion-prone bodies

The 1970s have been called “the decade without quality control,” and alas, the Jensen-Healey was a product of that era. While it should have taken the sports car world by storm, much the same way that the Datsun 240Z swept aside mediocre competition like the MGB-GT and Triumph GT6, instead the Jensen-Healey was gone in Read More

1964 Ford GT40 Prototype

Whoever won the battle to own this car spent an absolutely scandalous amount of money to do so, presumably because the car is so historically
important

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In April of 1964 the Ford GT40 was unveiled to the automotive press, and the journalists and industry executives alike were awestruck by the innovative monocoque design and dashing good looks. Sadly for Ford, the GT cars would quickly fall out of favor as Read More

1976 Triumph TR6

Like many old sports cars, they were frequently run into the ground, with body and mechanical repairs made via cannibalising other cars

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Produced from 1969 to 1976, the Triumph TR6 marked the end of the line for the traditional sports car. As such, they have become much sought after by collectors and sports car enthusiasts.
The TR6 offered here is a good-looking car in very presentable overall condition. The Read More

Porsche 356 Speedsters

My idea might hold as much water as Oliver Stone telling us who shot
Kennedy, but I think it was all part of a wickedly conceived plan

The Speedster is widely acknowledged to be the Porsche that spearheaded the company’s successes in the United States and, ultimately, the world. The new open Porsche was the ultimate car for the enthusiast who wanted to drive during the week and go racing on Read More

1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano Coupe

Subdued styling kept values among the lowest of V12 Ferraris; they were
entry-level cars priced about the same as a 250 GTE or a 250 PF coupe

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At the 1956 Geneva Motor Show, Pinin Farina unveiled a prototype built on a 250 Europa GT chassis. The new body made the car look longer than the Europa, with a crisp beltline and only a small notch in front of the rear Read More