1969 DeTomaso Mangusta

  • 302-ci Ford V8, ZF 5-speed manual transaxle
  • Believed to be one of only 50 built with retractable headlights
  • Displays less than 13,000 miles, believed to be original
  • Two-owner example; 46 years of first-hand ownership
  • Accompanied by original sales invoice, owner’s manual and tool roll

1960 MGA Twin Cam Roadster

  • Multiple AACA Award winner
  • Original engine and colors per BMIHT Certificate
  • Fitted with competition accessories from the factory
  • Original and properly installed optional Radiomobile radio
  • Restored to the highest standards of correctness and quality

Three Best Buys From Monterey

Usually, getting a good buy at one of the Monterey Car Week auctions is just as likely as having no traffic on California 68 between Monterey and Salinas on Friday morning.

Yet it does happen. The following three cars — at three different venues — represent good buys for the money spent. Unlike my usual Cheap Thrills tendencies, two of the three are in upper-middle-class money, proving that a good buy doesn’t always translate into debit-card money.

1936 Packard Series Read More

1958 Ferrari 250 GT TdF Berlinetta by Scaglietti

Over the past six decades, the 250 GT Tour de France has become one of the most sought after and collectible of the classic Ferraris. Marrying advanced engineering with magnificent aesthetics, the TdF achieved a fantastic racing record, paving the way for future competition berlinettas such as the 250 GT SWB, the 250 GTO, and the 275 GTB/C.

The Tour de France presented here is the fourth example of the 36 built in the single-louver style and one of even Read More

1953 Fiat 8V Supersonic by Ghia

The pedigree of every one of the 15 Ghia 8V Supersonic automobiles is unequivocal. However, this example comes with a celebrated history and provenance, rendering it ultimately rare.

Conceived as the sports car for the elite, chassis 0043 was completed alongside its stablemate, 0039, by Ghia in 1953. Car 0039 was painted ivory, while 0043 was finished in white with red leather, a front grille with additional lights and no bumpers. The two Supersonics were shipped from Genoa, Italy, to Read More