Profiles

1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder Conversion

The ultimate expression of Ferrari’s fabulous line of V12 sports cars, the 365 GTB/4 “Daytona” was the world’s fastest production car at the time of its launch. Capable of over 170 mph, it is surely destined to remain a front-ranking supercar for the foreseeable future. Although there had been no […]

1955 Aston Martin DB3S Sports Racer

Launched in 1952, the first Aston Martin sports racer was the DB3. Developed for Aston Martin by Eberan von Eberhorst, a former Auto Union racing engineer from the pre-war era, the DB3 featured an all-new, tubular chassis using De Dion rear architecture, with a purposeful, chunky, slab-sided body. Competition victory […]

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

Five Investments in Cheap Fun

We live in a Golden Age of classic cars. There are so many choices that selecting your first or next classic car has probably never presented as many good options as it does now.While prices of the blue-chip cars continue to climb to infinity and beyond, we’re also blessed with […]

1966 Jaguar E-Type Series I 2+2 Coupe

If Les Vingt Quatre Heures du Mans has been responsible for the new E-type Jaguar, then that Homeric contest on the Sarthe circuit will have been abundantly justified. Here we have one of the quietest and most flexible cars on the market, capable of whispering along in top gear at […]

1969 DeTomaso Mangusta Coupe

One of the very first supercars, the Mangusta effectively established DeTomaso as a serious automobile manufacturer on its arrival in 1967. The Mangusta (mongoose) was powered by a mid-mounted 289-ci Ford V8 engine. Also used to power Ford’s GT40 Le Mans challenger, the iconic 289 produced 306 horsepower as installed […]

1998 Dodge Viper GTS-R Coupe

Dodge gave its Viper supercar more teeth in the GTS-R, a 700-hp monster that won five FIA GT Championships between 1997 and 2002. In 1998, it became the first American car to win at Le Mans in three decades and the first production-based American car to grace the winner’s circle […]

1956 Ferrari 250 GT LWB TdF

The tragic accident at the 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans that claimed 80 lives had a profound effect on racing. The increasingly potent powertrains of the Le Mans sports cars were identified as a contributor to the disaster, and new regulations were drawn to eliminate what were essentially Grand […]

1972 Porsche 917/10 Spyder

Perhaps the world’s most recognized Porsche 917: Team Penske Racing, sponsored by L&M Driven by racing legends Mark Donohue and George Follmer Debuted at Mosport ’72 Can-Am driven by Mark Donohue Dominated the ’72 Can-Am series, taking first at five of nine races Can-Am Champion in ’72 driven by George […]

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 […]