Sports Car Market August 2016

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Barrett-Jackson: Palm Beach, FL, U.S. 4/10/2016

H&H Auctions: Duxford, U.K. 4/19/2016

Worldwide Auctioneers: Montgomery, TX, U.S. 4/23/2016

Silver Auctions: Spokane, WA 5/11/2016

Bonhams: Monte Carlo, MCO 5/13/2016

RM Sotheby's: Monte Carlo, MCO 05/14/2016

Silver Auctions: Portland, OR, U.S. 4/16/2016

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Solidly in the Black 2009 M-B SL65 AMG Black Series: $294k Sports Car Market $8m idly in the Black 2009 M-B SL65 AMG Black Series: $294k Sports Car Market $8m The The Insider’s Guide to Collecting, Investing, Values, and Trends CLAWING UP on the Value Grid Le Mans-Finishing C-Type Closing Gap With Ferraris ™ August 2016 Monaco Madness: Serio on F1 Thrills and $175 Martinis Mille Miglia: Osborne Makes a Splash With a ’46 Fiat Through the RUF:: ’ ’88 911 Variant Pulls a Strong $257k ille M gli : O

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“Like” us on Sports Car Market Keith Martin’s The Insider’s Guide to Collecting, Investing, Values, and Trends August 2016 . Volume 28 . Number 8 FERRARI PROFILES This Month’s Market Movers Up Close ENGLISH by Paul Hardiman 64 1950 Ferrari 340 America Barchetta $8,340,982 / RM Sotheby’s Le Mans history boosts already special car ETCETERINI by Donald Osborne 66 by Steve Ahlgrim 62 AUCTIONS What Sold, and Why 189 Vehicles Rated at Seven Sales 82 86 100 110 1952 Bentley R-type Saloon $53,896 / RM Sotheby’s Bentley Boy and rally history push up value GERMAN by Prescott Kelly 70 1971 Alpine A110 1600S Coupe $97,877 / Bonhams A serious rally car sells for serious money AMERICAN by Carl Bomstead 74 124 136 148 1988 Porsche 911 / RUF-Converted CTR $256,646 / RM Sotheby’s A less-valuable variant brings strong money RACE by Thor Thorson 76 1949 Ford F-1 Pickup $23,650 / Auctions America Modern mods cost the seller money NEXT GEN by Pierre Hedary 78 MARKET OVERVIEW Top 10 auction sales and best buys, plus cars you should buy, sell or hold — Chad Tyson, Jim Pickering RM SOTHEBY’S Monte Carlo, MCO: $31.4m from 83 cars sold on the Côte d’Azur — Paul Hardiman BARRETT-JACKSON Palm Beach, FL: 468 cars sell on South Florida coast, garnering $23.1m — Morgan Eldridge BONHAMS Monte Carlo, MCO: $17.3m from 22 cars selling on the French Riviera — Leo Van Hoorick WORLDWIDE Montgomery, TX: 76 cars totaling $11.4m cross the block — Cody Tayloe H&H Duxford, U.K.: Imperial War Museum sale brings over $6m from 64 lots sold — Paul Hardiman ROUNDUP Highlights from Silver in Portland, OR, and Spokane, WA — Jeremy Da Rosa and John Boyle acebook and look for updates and offers! 1953 Jaguar C-Type racer $8,221,626 / Bonhams A sublime cat claws after Ferrari 14 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series $294,235 / Bonhams More valuable than the usual AMG Cover photo: 1953 Jaguar C-type racer; courtesy of Bonhams Sports Car Market

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58 Dr. Ron Finger’s 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 coupe — Muscle Car Best in Class winner at the Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat COLUMNS 18 Shifting Gears Exploring automotive — and legal — limits in a Lamborghini Huracán Keith Martin 44 Affordable Classic The 1997–2001 Audi S4 has power and style, making it popular car with younger gearheads Jeff Zurschmeide 46 Unconventional Wisdom Driving an open car truly puts you in the landscape, especially on the 2016 Mille Miglia Donald Osborne 48 Collecting Thoughts Blasting from 1984 to 2016 for the Historic Grand Prix of Monaco Stephen Serio 52 Restoration Revelations Lipstick lines on a troublesome fender made a classic story — and a classic Delage D8-120 Aérosport Coupe David Cooper 68 The Cumberford Perspective The Alpine A110 is an elegant, tempting collector car Robert Cumberford 170 eWatch $36.7 million for Cy Twombly’s squiggly chalk painting makes a 300SL toolkit a bargain at $14,724 Carl Bomstead FEATURES 56 2016 Greystone Mansion Concours: A boutique concours grows in stature — Carl Bomstead 58 2016 Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat: A Low Country comeback — Bill Rothermel 16 Sports Car Market DEPARTMENTS 22 Auction Calendar 22 Crossing the Block 26 Concours and Events: Hot August Nights, Monterey Car Week, SCM Insider’s Seminar 28 Art on Wheels: Indy cars, early off-roaders, and BMWs 30 Contributors: Get to know our writers 34 You Write, We Read: Picking Lotus nits, Buying a Rover, Hipsters and cars, and Ed Gilbertson on judging standards 36 Display Advertisers Index 38 Time Pieces: A NOS Favre-Leuba watch 38 Neat Stuff: Precision scratch removal and racers for your wall 40 In Miniature: 2013–14 Alfa Romeo Disco Volante Touring Superleggera 40 Speaking Volumes: Junkyards, Gearheads & Rust 96 Glovebox Notes: 2016 Volkswagen Golf R 120 Fresh Meat: 2015 Ferrari FF coupe, 2014 Jaguar F-type S convertible, 2015 Maserati Ghibli S Q4 sedan 132 Our Portland Hipster: For Millennials, old cars are still a cheap, fun way to non-conform 144 On the Radar: 25-year-old cars that are now legal to import into the U.S. 145 Rising Sun: Three top-tier Mitsubishis 156 Mystery Photo: “Another bush-league racing series pops up.” 156 Comments with Your Renewals: “The one magazine I can’t live without” 158 Showcase Gallery: Cars for sale 162 Resource Directory: Meet your car’s needs Bill Rothermel

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Shifting Gears Keith Martin Mind If We Gawk? Like a thoroughbred horse, the Huracán’s flanks seem to get sweaty when it is pushed, and its muscles begin to bulge However, my assumption is that Lamborghini didn’t create this rocketship to be driven within the performance envelope of an entrylevel Jetta. The Huracán is a single-purpose weapon that needs to be driven hard before its brilliance begins to shine. Around town, it’s awkward — hard to get in and out of, and with badly compromised sightlines to the side and rear. Leaving Portland during rush hour on Friday, the Huracán behaved like a proper car in traffic. Soon enough, we were motoring along at 55 mph — well, maybe 60 if you promise not to tell anyone. Wherever we stopped, the Huracán immediately attracted attention, most often from those under 30. Gawking was not uncommon. Saturday morning we were up early. The Huracán, parked outside, was covered with morning mist, and we were ready for the wide-open stretches of the Central Oregon high desert. Designed to be ridden hard I t was just three months ago when, in this column, I pompously and piously pronounced that I would never again drive at excess speeds on a public highway. I referred to the 140 mph I had averaged testing the Ford GT in 2006. Two days later the call from Lamborghini came, asking if I would like an extended test of a Huracán. I sensed that my newly-found resolve was going to be tested. The successor to the wildly successful Gallardo, the Huracán has all the goodies you might expect in a mid-priced ($221,495) supercar. It includes a 5.2-liter mid-mounted V10 that produces 602 horsepower (50 more than the Gallardo), a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission, and an aluminum and carbon-fiber chassis. Our car was the two-wheel-drive version, with a full complement of nanny aids to help keep us on the road if my right foot suddenly decided to play “mash-the-pedal.” The Huracán has a clean, uncluttered shape that reminded me of the original Countach LP400, with a single, sensuous curve from the front of the car to the rear. The retro influence carries over to the interior, where the hexagon pattern to the dashboard evokes the 1967 Lamborghini Marzal. As Lamborghini is owned by VW/Audi, it’s no surprise that most of the center-stack switch gear is sourced from high-end Audis. That is to say, the controls are poorly marked and hard to understand. But that’s common with most German cars, whose approach to ergonomics continues to follow the “Kukla, Fran and Ollie” school of design. My co-pilot was John Draneas, SCM “Legal Files” contributor. We planned a three-day, two-night trip that would take us from Portland over Mt. Hood to Bend, then down lightly traveled Highway 31 past Fort Rock to Highway 395 with lunch in Lakeview. From there we would head across Highway 140 to Klamath Falls. Our second night would be spent at a fly-fishing mecca, the Steamboat Inn, on the Umpqua River, and then we would come back on secondary roads to Portland. Where do you drive it? In today’s world, testing a supercar that is capable of 202 mph (ac- cording to Car and Driver) presents a conundrum. The paperwork I signed when I took delivery of the car included my agreeing that the vehicle “will not be operated contrary to the laws of any jurisdiction.” A friend who is an attorney who specializes in defending traffic violations reminded me that posting any pictures that indicated I was exceeding the speed limit could come back to bite me if my insurance company saw them, or could be used as additional evidence against me if I were stopped for speeding. 18 So, how was it? This column now bifurcates. If you are an officer of the law, the risk-manager for a car company, or an insurance agent, I am pleased to report that at speeds up to the legal limit (55 mph on Oregon two-lane roads), the Huracán felt safe and stable. Potholes didn’t upset it. It got excellent gas mileage, in the 15–20 mpg range, and we finally figured out how to tune the radio. End of review. On the other hand, if you are a lover of exotic cars and are interested in what the cutting edge of performance is in the quarter-milliondollar range of supercars, let me tell you what I can easily imagine after spending a weekend with the Huracán. More guided-missile than car, it’s a purpose-built machine designed to gobble up huge amounts of pavement in insanely small amounts of time. Like a thoroughbred horse, its flanks seem to get sweaty when it is pushed, and its muscles begin to bulge. This is a car that looks good when it gets dusty. The steering is light and purposeful, and the gearbox is a delight. The suspension and gearbox have three settings — Strada, Sport and Corsa. In Sport, the suspension is more firm and the shift points higher and more crisp — but the stability controls are still there to help keep you out of trouble. In Corsa, there is no automatic shifting, and it’s up to you to keep all four wheels on the tarmac. The harder you push the Huracán, the more the genius of the chas- sis, engine, gearbox and suspension are evident. If anything, the car feels more stable the higher the speed, perhaps through the magic of electronic adjustments. I’ve read that under full throttle in Sport mode, the Huracán shifts into top gear, 7th, at 150 mph. I can only wonder what that feels like. After three days and hundreds of miles, we arrived back in Portland. What had been an F-16 on wheels across the vast open plains of central Oregon became a docile city car. In today’s world, we expect that our supercars behave like “normal” cars when we want them to, and then emerge like Clark Kent from a phone booth when we ask them to cross states with a single burst of speed. It’s remarkable that Lamborghini can create such a dual-purpose machine that is humble in town, and a thundering bull on the back roads. However, in today’s world of Orwellian surveillance, where can you explore the formidable limits of this car without fearing massive repercussions? Perhaps when we’re sitting together at an event, after a couple of glasses of good, rich Italian red wine, I can share my thoughts with you about what it might have been like had I dared to explore the performance envelope of the Huracán. I do have a vivid imagination. In the meantime, I’ll savor the 0–60 times of under 3 seconds and wonder what faster would have been like. ♦ Sports Car Market

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Crossing the Block Chad Tyson Images courtesy of the respective auction companies unless otherwise noted Auction Calendar Email auction info to: JULY 2—COYS Woodstock, U.K. 2–3—SILVER Jackson Hole, WY 5—COYS London, U.K. 8–9—MECUM Denver, CO 9—ARTCURIAL Le Mans, FRA Star Car: 1939 GM Futurliner at Motorsports Auction Group, Reno, NV Motorsport Auction Group — Hot August Nights 2016 Where: Reno, NV When: August 4–6 Featured cars: • Star Car: 1939 GM Futurliner. Number 3, with Allison J-35 jet engine • 1962 MGA Mk II • 1965 Sunbeam Tiger More: Coys — Schloss Dyck Where: Juchen, DEU When: August 6 More: VanDerBrink — Milton Peterson Collection Where: Wells, MN When: August 6 More: Barons — Autumn Classic Where: London, U.K. When: August 13 More: Southern Classic Auctions — Louisville Classic 2016 Where: Jeffersonville, IN When: August 13 More: Silver Auctions — Little Creek 2016 Where: Shelton, WA When: August 13 Last year: 47/90 cars sold / $421,411 Featured cars: • 1948 Buick Skylark More: VanDerBrink Where: Hudson, WI When: August 13 More: 22 Star Car: 2006 Bugatti Veyron at Mecum, Monterey, CA Sports Car Market 9—CCP Chatham, ON, CAN 9—SILVER Spokane, WA 9—PETERSEN Roseburg, OR 9—VICARI New Orleans, LA 10— H&H Worcestershire, U.K. 11—SHANNONS Melbourne, AUS 12—BARONS Suffolk, U.K. 13—BRIGHTWELLS Herefordshire, U.K. 16—VANDERBRINK Chatfield, MN 21–23—MECUM Harrisburg, PA 23—VANDERBRINK Lester, IA 28–30—GAA Greensboro, NC 28—H&H Buxton, U.K. 28—SILVERSTONE Northamptonshire, U.K. 30–31—SILVERSTONE Northamptonshire, U.K. 30—VANDERBRINK Edgemont, SD AUGUST 4–6—MAG AUCTIONS Reno, NV 6—VANDERBRINK Wells, MN 6—COYS Juchen, DEU 13—BARONS Surrey, U.K. 13—SOUTHERN CLASSIC Jeffersonville, IN 13—SILVER Shelton, WA 13—VANDERBRINK Hudson, WI 18—BRIGHTWELLS Herefordshire, U.K. 18–20—MECUM Monterey, CA All dates listed are current at time of publication. Contact information for most auction companies may be found in the Resource Directory at the back of this issue. Please confirm dates and locations before attending any event. 18–22—RICK COLE Monterey, CA 19—BONHAMS Carmel, CA 18–20—RUSSO AND STEELE Monterey, CA 19–20—RM SOTHEBY’S Monterey, CA 20–21—GOODING & CO. Pebble Beach, CA 27—ACA King’s Lynn, U.K. 28–31—SILVERSTONE Northamptonshire, U.K. 29—SHANNONS Sydney, AUS SEPTEMBER 1–4—AUCTIONS AMERICA Auburn, IN 2–3—SILVERSTONE Woodstock, U.K. 3—BONHAMS Beaulieu, U.K. 3—BONHAMS Chantilly, FRA 3—WORLDWIDE Auburn, IN 3–4—SILVER Sun Valley, ID 6–7—RM SOTHEBY’S London, U.K. 8–10—MECUM Louisville, KY 9–10—ELECTRIC GARAGE Red Deer, AB, CAN 9–10—LEAKE Detroit, MI 9–10—SILVER Minneapolis, MN 10—BONHAMS Chichester, U.K. 10—MOTOSTALGIA Watkins Glen, NY 10—DAN KRUSE CLASSICS Austin, TX 17—BARONS Surrey, U.K. 17—VANDERBRINK Smithville, MO 17—THE FINEST Aspen, CO 19—SHANNONS Melbourne, AUS 21—BRIGHTWELLS Herefordshire, U.K. 21–25—SILVER Reno, NV 24—CCA Leamington, U.K. 22—TOM MACK Charlotte, NC

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Crossing the Block Chad Tyson Images courtesy of the respective auction companies unless otherwise noted Star Car: 2004 Ford GT PB2-1 prototype at Russo and Steele, Monterey, CA Brightwells — Modern Classics Where: Herefordshire, U.K. When: August 18 More: Mecum — Monterey 2016 Where: Monterey, CA When: August 18–20 Last year: 387/658 cars sold / $45,008,293 Featured cars: • 2011 Ferrari 599 SA Aperta • 1966 Ford GT40 Mk I • Star Car: 2006 Bugatti Veyron More: Russo and Steele — Monterey 2016 Where: Monterey, CA When: August 18–20 Last year: 130/210 cars sold / $10,353,258 Featured cars: • Star Car: 2004 Ford GT PB2-1 prototype • 1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/435 convertible, with matching numbers and M21 4-speed More: Rick Cole Auctions — Monterey 2016 Where: Monterey, CA When: August 18–22 Star Car: 1957 Chevrolet Corvette Airbox Fuelie at Rick Cole, Monterey, CA Featured cars: • Star Car: 1957 Chevrolet Corvette Airbox Fuelie. One of 43 built, also with NCRS Top Flight and enshrined in Bloomington Gold Great Hall • 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona coupe, with documented history, tools and books More: Bonhams — Quail Lodge 2016 Where: Carmel, CA When: August 19 Last year: 99/109 cars sold / $45,938,738 Featured cars: • 1931 Bugatti Type 51 Grand Prix racer. Never offered for public sale, ex-Lord Howe • 1988 Ferrari 288 GTO. One owner, with less than 5,000 miles • 1949 Alfa Romeo Platé Special More: RM Sotheby’s — Monterey 2016 Where: Monterey, CA When: August 19–20 Last year: 129/150 cars sold / $167,334,500 Featured cars: • 1963 Ferrari 250 GT/L Lusso • 1999 Lamborghini Diablo VT roadster, offered without reserve • 1964 Shelby Cobra 289, CSX 2326 More: Gooding & Company — The Pebble Beach Auctions Where: Pebble Beach, CA When: August 20–21 Last year: 115/129 cars sold / $128,098,000 Featured cars: • 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K • Star Car: 1971 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV • 1967 Toyota 2000GT More: Anglia Car Auctions Where: King’s Lynn, U.K. When: August 27 More: Shannons — Sydney Winter Classic 2016 Where: Sydney, AUS When: August 29 More: Lucky Collector Car — Fall Classic 2016 Where: Tacoma, WA When: August 29–30 Last year: 98/179 cars sold / $972,475 More: ♦ Star Car: 1971 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV at Gooding & Company’s sale in Monterey, CA 24 Sports Car Market

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Concours and Events SCM Staff Send news and event listings to AUGUST CALENDAR 13 Lake Bluff Concours d’Elegance of Southwest Michigan, St. Joseph, MI; Nights to Melt the Hearts of Car Guys Hot August Nights is one of the top events of the year for American car collectors. The party starts in Virginia City, NV, from July 29 to 30, and it then rumbles on to Reno from August 2 through August 7. Thousands of hot rods, muscle cars, street rods and classic cruisers take over both towns. Event organizers claim that more than 800,000 gearheads and thousands of cars will show up. We go to this event, and we KNOW that number is an understatement. There is no way to see, feel, hear and taste it all, so you’ve got to keep going back. It’s always a little bit different each year, so it always seems new — but familiar as well. This year, Motorsport Auction Group is putting on the big auction, which runs from August 4 to 6 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. This is one of the biggest gear- head events of the year, so make your hotel reservations right now. Most events are free, but the famous casinos in South Lake Tahoe and Reno remain pay-to-play. (NV) The Best Week of the Year Monterey Car Week is set for August 15 to 21. With multiple concours, car shows, art exhibits, and classic car auctions, this week is the most spectacular — and most important — part of the collector car year. Your wallet will be lighter and your garage may have new residents before this extravaganza is over. Prepare for the week with our special 12th Annual Insider’s Guide to Monterey, which is packaged with this issue. The 100-plus-page guide gives you insider information for every event on the Peninsula. Watch for SCM booths at all the major events, and take advantage of our show special to renew your subscription. (CA) 16 Carmel-By-The-Sea Concours on the Avenue, Carmel, CA; 16–17 Automobilia Monterey, Seaside, CA; 17 The Little Car Show, Pacific Grove, CA; www. 18–21 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Pebble Beach, CA; www. pebblebeachconcours. net 19 The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering, Carmel, CA; www.signatureevents. 19 Porsche Werks Reunion, Carmel, CA; www. Germany’s Best on the Peninsula Free is rare during Monterey Car Week, which makes Legends of the Autobahn a great pit stop on August 19. This relaxed, classy concours features three German marques — BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz — and also allows other German marques to participate. Expect hundreds of great cars and friendly owners at the Nicklaus Club-Monterey golf course. Publisher Martin is again emcee of this year’s event, so stop by to say hello. (CA) 26 All Things Italian Concorso Italiano, a must-attend event during Monterey Car Week, is all about 50th birthdays this year. Concorso will celebrate 50 years of the Lamborghini Miura, the Ferrari 330 GTC and 330 GTS, the DeTomaso Mangusta, the Fiat 850 Spider and the 124 Spider, and, finally, 50 years of the Alfa Romeo Duetto. All these 50th birthdays will take place August 20 at Black Horse Golf Club in Seaside. More than 1,000 automobiles from Italy will decorate the fairways, and the fashion shows and food just add to the fun. SCM Publisher Keith Martin returns for his 18th year as emcee. SCM’s free hospitality area for subscribers will feature wine, snacks and lively automotive discussions. (CA) ♦ 20 Concours d’LeMons California, Seaside, CA; www.concoursdlemons. com 27–28 Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance, Milwaukee, WI; 28 Geneva Concours d’Elegance, Geneva, IL; Sports Car Market

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Art on Wheels Museum Openings and Exhibits Send announcements to Off the Road at the AACA Museum The AACA Museum in Hershey, PA, is going off-road this summer. The “Early Off Roaders” exhibit explores the fun and adventure from 50 years of the Ford Bronco and 75 years of the Jeep. Early off-road vehicles on display include a 1942 Ford GPW, a 1959 International Scout, a 1964 Land Rover, a 1972 Unimog and a 1990 Lamborghini LM002. The exhibit continues through October 15, 2016. (PA) Indy 500 Cars, Heroes and History “A Century of Indy: Heroes and History” rolls into the World of Speed mu- seum in Wilsonville, OR, this summer to celebrate 100 years of the Indianapolis 500 race. The exhibit, which runs through April of 2017, will showcase Indy cars from several decades, including Mack Hellings’ 1948 Kurtis Kraft, Jim Hurtubise’s 1960 Watson, Rodger Ward’s 1974 Watson, Al Unser’s 1967 Lola, and Mario Andretti’s 1981 Wildcat. Lots of other Indy cars are on hand, and the exhibit also features all 100 race programs, a video timeline of Indy 500 winners, racing suits, equipment and photos. World of Speed is fairly new on the museum scene, but it’s made a big noise since the day it opened. The museum is a 20-minute drive from SCM World Headquarters, and we go there all the time. (OR) 100 Years of BMW at the LeMay “BMW: Propelling a Century of Innovation” brings nearby two dozen landmark BMWs to The LeMay—America’s Car Museum through the summer. Cars on display include a 1939 BMW 327/28, a 1974 BMW 3.0 CSL Batmobile and a 1978 BMW M1 Art Car. “BMW’s centennial celebration is a huge milestone, which we wanted to honor in a big way,” said David Madeira, museum CEO. “The supArt on WhArt on WhArt on WhArt on WhArt on WhArt on Wh- ǃȈArt on Wheels Museum Openings and Exhibits Send announcements to Off the Road at the AACA Musenings and Exhibits Send announcements to Off the Road at the AACA Museum The AACA Museum in Hershey, PA, is going off-road this summer. The “Early Off RoDave Tomaro

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Sports Car Market EDITORIAL Publisher Keith Martin; 503.261.0555 x 210 Executive Editor Chester Allen; 503.261.0555 x 203 Art Director David Tomaro; 503.261.0555 x 202 Managing Editor Jim Pickering; 503.261.0555 x 208 Digital Media / Art Director Jeff Stites; 503.261.0555 x 221 Auction Editor Chad Tyson; 503.261.0555 x 207 Data Specialist Chad Taylor; 503.261.0555 x 206 Editors at Large Colin Comer , Simon Kidston, Donald Osborne Copy Editors Yael Abel, David Tomaro Senior Auction Analysts B. 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You Write We Read All letters are subject to editing. Please address correspondence to SCM, P.O. Box 4797, Portland, OR 97208. Fax 503.253.2234, e-mail: Now, about that sill band… To the Editor: I read Jeff Zurschmeide’s profile of the Lotus Elan S2 sold at the Bonhams’ Amelia Island auction featured in the June issue of SCM (English Profile, p. 68). At the risk of sounding very picky, I have a few comments: While the car may have been painted and assembled beautifully, it was not restored completely correctly. A couple of easily rectified items: The plastic “chrome” filler strip, which should be fitted between the body and the top of the front bumper, is missing. These are easily sourced and simple to fit. The flange at the bottom of the rocker panels was always painted black (as mentioned in Robert Cumberford’s analysis on p. 70). This wasn’t done on the example in the article. But the most glaring issue is the shape of the front and rear wheelarches on this car. They’re much too rounded, suggesting that the car might have been previously modified in order to fit wider tires. I’ve attached a picture of a correct example. Mr. Cumberford mentions that the cars looked better with alloy wheels, and that the cars were sold at “too-low” prices when new. Alloy wheels were never available from the factory on nonracing versions, although “knockon” steel wheels were standard on SE models and optional on others. As for pricing, when new, Elans were as expensive as Corvettes in the United States — and not that much less than E-types. Don’t get me wrong. I love Lotuses. I’ve owned seven Elans, three Plus 2 Elans, two Europa Specials and two Esprits over the past 30 years. It’s nice to see them getting some recognition. I’ve been a subscriber of SCM for 20 years. There is content here found in no other automotive publication. Thanks for keeping SCM true to its mission. — Alan Andrea, Highland Park, IL The Chief Judge on scoring standards To the Editor: Thank you to Keith Martin for his reference to the International 34 The most glaring issue is the shape of the front and rear wheelarches on this car. They’re much too rounded, suggesting that the car might have been previously modified in order to fit wider tires Chief Judge Advisory Group (ICJAG) in his June 2016 column, “Here Comes the Judge” (“Shifting Gears,” p. 16). Keith was certainly right in stating the need for standards and consistency in the judging process. Many people think that judging is quite the same across all shows. Such is not the case. The shows are independent, and organizers are free to do as they wish. Judging can range all the way from pretty car shows judging for cosmetics only, to a major concours with serious judging for originality and authenticity. I have always favored judg- ing focused on originality and authenticity — while keeping in mind that cars are meant to be driven. Such judging promotes proper preservation and correct restoration — provided judges have some knowledge of the vehicles to be judged. It takes more than a smile and a hearty handshake to be a good judge. Too many organizers and chief judges do not pay near enough attention to the need. Standard judging forms and judging guidelines are of little use without qualified judges. In the 1970s, I was showing my own cars, and I was dissatisfied with the lack of standards for fair and consistent class judging. As a result, I have spent half my life developing and implementing standard judging forms and guidelines that were first used at the local level — and then accepted by the Ferrari Club of America, later employed at the Palm Beach Cavallino Classic, and finally adopted for all classes at Pebble Beach. The format was also used as a pattern for the FIVA/HVA preservation judging forms. I thought that might be it. However, the message had spread and other shows were interested. Consequently, the International Chief Judge Advisory Group was announced at Monterey in August 2015. The charter membership includes nine experienced chief judges who have used the standard ICJAG judging process and support class judging for originality and authenticity. There are now 14 concours events in six countries using or adopting the ICJAG judging forms and judging guidelines. It is not the purpose of the ICJAG (icy jag) to tell shows what to do or not do. The Amelia Islands and Chantillys are successful in their own right. However, if any show seeks to place more emphasis on originality and authenticity, the ICJAG stands ready to offer voluntary assistance. Our objective is a select num- ber of shows in key countries that are endorsed by the ICJAG for their fair and consistent class judging based on originality and authenticity. Such judging not only promotes proper preservation and correct restoration, but also helps ensure an accurate history of the automobile for the benefit of future generations. I liked Keith’s description of the manner in which he judges. Many of the same points are made in the ICJAG judging guidelines. Minds of great common sense think alike. The ICJAG members very much appreciate your support and the contribution that SCM makes to a better understanding of preservation and restoration issues. Best regards. — Ed Gilbertson, via email Sports Car Market

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Credit .................................................... 171 36 You Write We Read Finding an SCM Rover and bringing him home To the Editor: I was at the Brightwells auc- tion in Leominster, U.K., when a slightly shabby 1972 Rover P5B Saloon caught my eye. You Americans probably don’t even know what it is (although, to be fair, you did donate the Buick 3.5-liter V8 engine) but here in England it has something of a cult following among retired bank manager types. Often called “the middle- class Rolls-Royce,” the P5B was the car of choice for the army top brass and for government bigwigs in the Swinging ’60s, Prime Minister Harold Wilson having a built-in pipe rack next to the Bakelite telephone in his official Rover. Margaret Thatcher was the last prime minister to be whisked into office in hers. Even Queen Elizabeth was a fan, and she was often seen at the wheel of her Arden Green saloon ferrying her corgis around the estate at Sandringham. Anyway, to cut a short story even shorter, despite being neither a pipe smoker nor a retired bank manager, a couple of half-hearted bids later, I ended up being the proud owner of this grand duchess for the princely sum of £2,800 ($4,064), including the buyer’s premium. Okay, it needs a couple of things tidied up here and there, but it wafted me safely home and has been drawing smiles and waves from other road users since. And they don’t even appreciate the significance of the number plate (SCM945K). Keep up the good work. — James Dennison, Worcester, England Is Minneapolis hipper than Portland? To the Editor: I couldn’t help but laugh when I saw Tony Piff’s “Our Portland Hipster” column on p. 136 of the June 2016 issue of SCM. I’m not sure what you know about Minneapolis/St. Paul, but the granola here is pretty crunchy. My friends from Monterey came to visit and they said... “Man, this place feels a lot like Berkeley.” Who knows what my friends from Portland would say if they ever came out here? It’s a great place to live, at least five or six months of the Not until I got home did I look at it closely and realize that this young, very hipster couple has this sort of ‘Wow, this is even more hipster than our VW Beetle’ look about them year, and we have a thriving car culture, that’s for sure. I attended one of my favorite car shows that we have here in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area last Saturday — the InterMarque Spring Kick-Off Car Show. The InterMarque is basically a club of car clubs — all the vintage, foreign car clubs. It’s a great, easygoing, run-what-youbrung kind of show with ZERO pretense, just the way I like it. Rusty MGs, perfect MGs. This year, 13 different local clubs put it on, and just about every foreign marque was represented. Alfa Romeo to Datsun Zs and everything in between — including the occasional Lloyd and Borgward. The Citroën club comes out strong with 2CVs, DS21s — even a Mehari. You’ll see three or four Volvo P1800s, a couple of 544s and Amazons — and all the usual MGBs, MGAs, TDs, Triumphs of all kinds, Jaguars, Mercedes, some Porsches and even a right-hand-drive 1970s VW bus fire truck — yeah, figure that out. There’s even more and more. It’s a great show that brings all the clubs together and it’s held in the downtown streets of this little town just north of Minneapolis — Osseo, MN. The place is like a time machine. It’s still full of little mom-and-pop shops, corner drug stores and so on. Really, it’s like this town is stuck in about 1959. Anyway, about hipsters... I took the attached photos of a Saab 96. I was just taking photos of the car. I swear they aren’t staged, as this one kind of looks like it with the girl’s arm on the guy, but it is real. I was just taking a few shots of the car, and I wanted to get some of the street and row of cars in the background. Not until I got home did I look at it closely and realize that this young, very hipster couple has this sort of “Wow, this is even more hipster than our VW Beetle — what is it?” look about them. I saw them earlier in the day sitting in lawn chairs next to a ’70s-era Beetle which I can only assume was theirs. Looking closely at the photo, can you get more hipster? The guy’s goatee, the army jacket, the girl’s hat.... This is beat, man. These are time travelers who never were, beat, beat, beat... need a Saab, Saab, Saab.... 2-stroke cats, clutch is in the front, not in the back, beat, beat, beat. Just had to share the photo of these hipsters. Keep up the good work. — Dave Tobin, via email ♦ Sports Car Market

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Time Pieces by Alex Hofberg “New Old Stock,” often abbreviated as NOS, is used in collecting circles to refer to merchandise that, for one reason or another, got lost or otherwise forgotten about — only to be unearthed years or decades later. NOS items are often the delight of collectors. NOS items typically differ from what otherwise would be called mint condition because they are often still sealed, have tags and are in the original packaging. In the watch industry, compa- nies that are on the verge of failure or in the process of a change of ownership occasionally have inventories of unsold product that fall into limbo. A prime example of this is the Joseph Iten Breitling collection, a legendary group of roughly 1,500 new/old Breitling watches that were unsold. Some are prototype pieces that were never officially introduced to the market. In 1978, shortly before the death of Willy Breitling — and as a deal was being inked to transfer ownership of Breitling to its current owners, the Schneider family, Willy sold these watches to Mr. Iten, who kept them until he subsequently passed away. Mr. Iten’s estate sold the collection to a Chicago dealer of high- grade vintage watches. The Iten Collection may represent the largest collection of important NOS time pieces to enter the marketplace in recent history. The Favre-Leuba watch pictured Details Production date: 1965 Best place to wear one: Perhaps this watch should never be worn Expect to pay: About $4,000 or more Ratings ( is best): Rarity: Durability: Parts/service availability: Cool factor: is another NOS example that is of the same 1970s production era as many of the Iten Collection watches. Although it is not a well-known brand in the United States, FavreLeuba is an old firm whose roots trace back to 1737. Some of Favre-Leuba’s notable Neat Stuff by Jim Pickering Three-Step Fix for Four-Letter Words Scratching your otherwise-perfect 911SC is cause for choice words. But before you cry to your insurance agent, who will up your rates in exchange for a professional fix, consider 3M’s new Trizact Precision Scratch Kit. Three steps can bring back that pre-yell shine: sand, buff and polish — just like the pros do. 3M’s kit is safe and easy to use, won’t damage oed .99 e, me Pieces by Alex Hofberg “New Old Stock,” often abbreviated as NOS, is used in collecting circles to refer to merchandise that, for one reason or another, got lost or otherwise forgotten about — only to be unearthed years or decades later. NOS items are often the delight of collectors. NOS items typically differ from what otherwise would be called mint condition because they are often still sealed, have tags and are in the original pack- aging. In the watch industry, compa- nies that are on the verge of fail- ure or in the process of a change of ownership occasionally have inventories of unsold product that fall into limbo. A prime example of this is the Joseph Iten Breitling collection, a legendary group of roughly 1,500 new/old Breitling watches that were unsold. Some are prototype pieces that were never officially introduced to the market. In 1978, shortly before the death of Willy Breitling — and as a deal was being inked to transfer ownership of Breitling to its current owners, the Schneider family, Willy sold these watches to Mr. Iten, who kept them until he subsequently passed away. Mr. Iten’s estate sold the collection to a Chicago dealer of high- grade vintage watches. The Iten Collection may represent the largest collection of important NOS time pieces to enter the marketplace in recent history. The Favre-Leuba watch pictured Details Production date: 1965 Best place to wear one: Perhaps this watch should never be worn Expect to pay: About $4,000 or more Ratings ( is best): Rarity: Durability: Parts/service availability: Cool factor: is another NOS example that is of the same 1970s production era as many of the Iten Collection watches. Although it is not a well-known brand in the United States, Favre- Leuba is an old firm whose roots trace back to 1737. Some of Favre-Leuba’s notable Neat Stuff by Jim Pickering Three-Step Fix for Four-Letter Words Scratching your otherwise-perfect 911SC is cause for choice words. But before you cry to your insurance agent, who will up your rates in exchange for a professional fix, consider 3M’s new Trizact Precision Scratch Kit. Three steps can bring back that pre-yell shine: sand, buff and polish — just like the pros do. 3M’s kit is safe and easy to use, won’t damage o- ed .99 e, An An NOS Favre-Leuba Sea Sky Watch achievements were the introduction of the world’s first wristwatch — the Bivouac — that was equipped with altimeter/barometer functions in 1962. In 1968, the company made the Bathy 50, which was the first wristwatch equipped with a depth/pressure gauge feature. It is fitting that the watch shown is called Sea Sky, as it is clearly an effort to attract both the diver watch market and aviators as well. The Sea Sky watch is a boat anchor — and a dizzying array of colors and dials and hands and shapes. In its day it was large, heavy and generally, to quote an automotive critic, “a bit of a fright pig.” This watch has all of the 1970s trademark ugliness that a growing segment of collectors now seek. The watch is somewhat of a mashup of many famous watches rolled into one: • The dive bezel of blue Bakelite with red interspersed indices harks to Rolex. • The hex-shaped crystal escutcheon is similar to the LeCoultre Poraris II. • The yellow tachymeter ring and luminous hands are reminiscent of Tudor and Rolex. The Valjoux 72 manual-wind chronograph movement, one of the watch industry’s most famous engines, powers this beast. The watch offers a display of the time, including sweep seconds, coupled with a 12-hour recording chronograph system displayed on three dials. The case employs a locking crown system that ensures the water resistance of the case, which is rated for water resistance to 200 meters (656 feet). This watch is from a cache of NOS watches. All had hang tags from the manufacturer showing data including model numbers, serial numbers, and, in some cases, the price of $100.00 written, by hand, in pencil. Each has a box and slip jacket labeled Favre-Leuba. Valuation on these watches is hard to determine until — if ever — they come to market, but similar mint examples seem to be trading at around $4,000. Be advised that true NOS watches are likely not opened or serviced. In the case of these watches, the lubricants are so dry it is difficult to even advance the hands using the crown. Some will want to use the watch, which would require service. Others might view that as turning NOS to used/mint, and simply leave them alone, preserving their NOS nature. Life is full of difficult choices. Vintage Racers on Your Wall Arthur Schening draws hyper-realistic illustrations of race cars using Adobe Illustrator. His art focuses mostly on cars from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s — Shelby Daytona coupe, Maserati 300S, Porsche 906, Ferrari 250 GTO, Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage, etc. Regular prints are 19 inches by 13 inches and are priced at $30. Limited Edition signed and numbered Giclée prints are 24 inches by 16.5 inches and are priced at $95. Get one for your garage wall at www.scheningcreative. com ♦ 38 Sports Car Market

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In Miniature by Marshall Buck 2013/14 Alfa Romeo Disco Volante Touring Superleggera My preference in cars leans heavily to the vintage side — nothing newer than about 1974. But the almost-new Alfa Romeo Disco Volante is an exception. It rides on Alfa’s very hot 8C Competizione platform. Limited to 500, each one is coachbuilt to order by the design house Touring Superleggera. Trade in one of the kids, refinance the house — I’ll do whatever it takes to get one of these stunners. Many of us don’t have the where- withal to spring for one of these real Disco Volantes, and I would probably miss one or two of my traded-in offspring. So I’m happy to report that Tecnomodel of Italy has come to the rescue with a wonderful 1:18-scale rendition of this wonderful car. They offer four color variations, but all combined, they are more limited than the real car — but much, much more affordable. This is a relatively new release, and my sample here is really quite stun- ning with its metallic green and gold color scheme. This one replicates the production car that Touring displayed on their stand at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. As with all of Tecnomodel’s 1:18 editions, this is a resin curbside model (no opening panels). It comes mounted to a simple — but attractive — display base with plaque and serial-number sticker. The proportions and stance are about as Model Details Production date: 2015–16 Quantity: 370 total (of a combined four versions) SCM five-star rating: Overall quality: Authenticity: Overall value: Web: close to perfect as anyone will get. Fit and finish can be summed up in one word: flawless. The very fine metallic paint has a perfect, smooth gloss all around, and the fitting of all trim and Speaking Volumes by Mark Wigginton Junkyards, Gearheads & Rust: Salvaging The Automotive Past by David N. Lucsko, 280 pages, Johns Hopkins University Press, $44.95, Amazon David Lucsko had a bad case of junkyard fever from an early age. He loved to look from his boyhood window, over the brow of a hill and into a junkyard, where cars sat stacked and racked — and called to him. When he got old enough, junkyards kept his cars alive. The simple joy he found looking at rusting hulks along the road never went away. He wanted to know more. Now a history professor at Auburn University, Lucsko scratched his rusty-car itch in this detailed examination of the 100-year story of the wrecking yard in Junkyards, Gearheads & Rust. It’s a detailed history and a love letter to a disappearing world of unex- pected finds and artistic creativity. Not surprisingly, the first junkyard started with the first cars, which broke quickly and went technologically obsolete even faster. The explosion of used-up cars led the spiritual descendants of rag pickers to create a thriving business out of the automotive debris. It’s a business that has gone from a pile of cars on the edge of town, dependent on a smart counterman with a memory for every rust-bucket on the lot, to a computer-driven, highly efficient and corporate world of reuse and recycling. Along the way, junkyards became the spiritual home to hot-rodders and customcar builders, who strolled the piles of rusting inspiration — and then mixed and matched a grille here, a fender line there. They took from the pile to create new 40 works of art (Lucsko calls the hot rod artisans bricoleurs, from the word bricolage, or something created from many different things). Changing laws (it wasn’t just billboards that Lady Bird Johnson wanted to eradicate with the Highway Beautification Act) and changing attitudes toward older cars (the various programs to pay “cash for clunkers” were all about shredding, not recycling or repurposing) forced the wrecking yard business to evolve. In the process, a lot of magic was lost. It’s a fascinating, detailed and thorough trip down a road you probably didn’t think you wanted to take — but there is a surprise around every corner, and you won’t regret the journey. Provenance: Well researched, heavily footnoted and indexed, this is a work of history — not a hobbyist’s retirement project. Fit and finish: Utilitarian at best, there are only a few images in the entire book, and those are low quality. Drivability: Junkyards, Gearheads & Rust was the runt of the litter in the big pile o’ books. In a sea of coffee-table photo books so stunning you feel like you can reach into the pages to touch a classic car, Junkyards sat quietly, awaiting notice. But don’t let the modest exterior and odd focus mislead you. Lucsko had me from the first page. There is no pesky fauxjournalistic narrative here — just a clear academic voice, facts and more facts, placed one in front of the other to create a readable whole. Even when you think you really don’t want to know that much about this or that aspect of the business, Lucsko manages to surprise, inform and delight you. ♦ Sports Car Market detail bits is just as I want, which is clean and exact. Every window — including the see-through roof panel — is super-clear and without distortion. All the details you would expect to see are in place. There are mesh grille screens front and rear. The wheels are just right, and they’re shod with accurate, well-treaded, low-profile tires. On the wheels, you’ll find detail- painted lug nuts, little photo-etched caps with a logo, and in very tiny white letters on those caps are the words “Disco Volante Milano.” Behind the wheels you can see miniatures of the huge vented brake discs along with calipers. Head- and taillights are all as they should be, including the one red rear foglight and the one clear reverse light nestled under the rear valance. The interior does not disappoint, which is good news, as there are expansive views through all the windows and the roof panel. The inside is very colorful with the two-tone brown and tan seats, with the steering wheel in the right colors. This is a limited-edition production run. Only 90 pieces are being made in green/gold with brown and tan interior as shown. The other three choices are Pearl Red with black (130 pieces), silver with red and black (75 pieces), and Flash Pink with white and black (75 pieces). You can’t go wrong — well, the pink is questionable! The price is extremely reasonable for a model of this quality. Expect to pay from $260 to about $299, depending on the seller. Buy one — or more! Any of these models will bring a smile to your face, maybe even the Flash Pink one.

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Affordable Classic 1997–2001 Audi S4 A Car for the Younger Collector Go to any Cars & Coffee event, and you’ll see lots of younger gearheads — and lots of Audi S4s by Jeff Zurschmeide 2001 Audi S4 — from performance guru Ken Lingenfelter’s collection — purchased for $9,625 what everyone else brought. Call it a cruise-in for the Millennial Era. The vehicles and the people you find at a Cars & Coffee tend to be much younger O Details than you’ll find at any other kind of car show. That’s important because it allows you to see what enthusiasts are driving and modifying today. Take a walk through any C&C event, and you’ll see a healthy turnout of recent imports — but not the slammed Honda Civics and Nissan 240SX tuner machines of 10 years ago. Today’s enthusiast is far more likely to turn up in a BMW M3 or an Audi S4. Practical performance The reasons to choose an Audi S4 are easy to quantify. Where the prior generation of enthusiasts spent their time and money adding turbos and limited-slip to baseline models, today’s buyer can expect those features to be built-in at the factory — along with all-wheeldrive, a 6-speed transmission (or a dual-clutch manu-matic), and all the creature comforts that go with a European sport sedan. The second-generation Audi S4 gives you an Years produced: 1997–2001 Price when new: $38,900 (2001) Number built: 13,502 (2001) Current price range: $5,500 to $11,000 Pros: A fun, fast, good-looking car that can compete with modern cars and doesn’t need boy-racer bling Cons: Service charges can be painful, eye-watering ordeals Best place to drive one: On that twisty highway to a local Cars & Coffee event Worst place to drive one: Past the scheduled maintenance without stopping at your favorite garage A typical owner: This is a car for true gearheads who have moved on from the tuner scene 44 attractive — yet still practical — performance car. The first generation of the Audi S4 — often called the “Ur-S4,” was built from 1991 to 1994. The second-gen S4 was developed as a higher-horsepower option above the basic A4 family car and introduced to European markets in 1997. The first S4 arrived in North America late in 1999 for the 2000 model year, and was met with acclaim. The 2001 model year was the last for the second gen of the S4, which Audi called the B5 chassis. The S4 continued to be produced, but on the closely related B6 chassis with a V8 engine. Sports Car Market n any given Saturday morning you can find a Cars & Coffee event in most American cities. The phenomenon is less than 10 years old, and it’s delightful in its simplicity. There’s no entry fee, no class structure, no judges, and no trophy to take home. It’s just about driving your car and enjoying A lot of pieces for the price The ticket price of a 2000-model-year S4 sedan was $37,900. That got you a 2.7-liter twin-turbo V6 engine rated at 250 horsepower, mated to a sturdy 6-speed manual transmission. For comparison, the 1.8-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine in the A4 made just 160 horsepower — or you could get a normally aspirated V6 at 190 horsepower. For 2001, the price of the Audi S4 jumped to $38,900. That was a bargain compared with the BMW M3 at $45,970. The S4 would go from 0 to 62 mph in 5.6 seconds, and in 6th gear you could, theoretically at least, hit an honest 155 mph. Not bad for a glorified Volkswagen Passat. The Audi S4 also gave you quattro AWD, with 50:50 torque distribution and Torsen limited slip in the center differential. The front and rear differentials are unlimited, but the S4 uses traction control to give the effect of limited slip in the rear. Courtesy of Auctions America

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Affordable in middle age, but costly to repair Fifteen years on, Audis from the B5 era have followed the traditional price walk that leads to affordable street performance and track-day machines. But unlike many competing models of the day, the B5 Audi S4 still looks up-to-date, and the performance envelope competes with modern sports cars at a fraction of the price. One caveat to the affordability scenario is the cost of repair and maintenance. The B5 Audis have a mixed record, with many cars generating huge repair bills in middle age. Buyers must be certain that all scheduled maintenance has been performed because simply replacing the timing belts is an eight-hour job that can run as high as $2,000 — assuming that the belts have not yet failed. Electrical system failures and body leaks are also endemic in Audis of this era. Lingenfelter street cred All that brings us to our subject sale, a 2001 Audi S4 that sold for $9,625 at Auctions America’s Auburn sale on May 7, 2016. This car comes from the personal collection of performance legend Ken Lingenfelter, so it’s safe to assume that all scheduled main- tenance has been performed — along with a few intelligently selected upgrades. such as the cat-back exhaust and custom wheels. Honestly, it’s not like the S4 needs a lot of extra go-fast parts. This car comes with full dealer service documenta- tion, and that shows attention to detail at a phase of life when such details matter. The sale photos show a perfect interior and a flawless exterior. This is the dream right here. This is absolutely the S4 that you want to own. And it sold for less than $10,000. Perhaps the most surprising thing is that the sale price of $9,625 is not at all out of line for similar cars, although others won’t come with a Lingenfelter pedigree. We’ll call this car very well bought, and note that the second-generation Audi S4 is now a bona-fide Affordable Classic. ♦ August 2016 45

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Unconventional Wisdom Donald Osborne Playing in the Mille Miglia Rain Modern cars often put us in a boring cocoon, but a wet day in an open vintage Fiat is living large 1946 Fiat 1100C Barchetta: slippery — but more fun — when wet I t’s a reasonable assumption to make that if you are reading this column you are an auto enthusiast. As enthusiasts, we express our passion in varying ways — some with the polishing cloth of concours competition, others with the months of research and the wrench of restoration. Then there’s the group that prefers to spend as much time as possible behind the wheel on the open road. While I have enjoyed all of the above, it is my membership in the last group that led to this column. An interesting fact came to light during the recent taping of a segment of “Assess & Caress With Donald Osborne” for the new season of “Jay Leno’s Garage” on CNBC Primetime. The segment was titled “Supercars,” and for it I had chosen, as always, three cars that seemed rather different: a 1913 Mercer Raceabout, a 1977 Porsche Carrera Turbo and a 1994 McLaren F1. As is usually the case, there was a thread that united them all and allowed them to speak to a true driving enthusiast across 81 years of automotive development. All three cars eschewed driver assistance and required driver involvement to get the most out of them. It’s no surprise that they were exciting and desirable when new and remain so. Sedately charging to the Mille We usually fly out of Los Angeles for the trip to Milano, as it’s not worth the extra two hours of travel and a risky 30-minute connection from the commuter jet from Palm Springs to begin the 14.5-hour trip to Europe. The most convenient thing is a one-way car rental from the desert to LAX. In this case it was a Dodge Charger sedan. Driving it to Los Angeles on the freeway was like being injected with a powerful tranquilizer at the moment the seat belt clicked. It was quiet — preternaturally so. Yes, it was smooth — like floating through a bowl of custard. The steering had no feel whatsoever, as if Gumby’s arms were controlling the front wheels. It was one of the most unearthly experiences I have ever had on the road. Even with freeway signs going past the windows and the passage of distance and time on the GPS and clock, I would have been willing to swear that I was seated in an armchair in a virtual-reality screening room. It was horrifying. A few short days later, I experienced the polar opposite. I was present and connected — and felt life lived by the second. A 1946 Fiat 1100 in Italy I was once again blessed to participate in the Mille Miglia Storica this year — for the second year in a row with my great friend and client David Word. We completed the Mille last year in a lovely 1956 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Normale with column-shift I found for him in Italy. This year, our mount was a very special car indeed — a 1946 Fiat 1100C Barchetta designed by Pietro Frua. It was the first product of his newly established Carrozzeria Frua. It had its public debut at the first post-war Concorso Villa d’Este in 1947. When I first saw it, I knew I had to find a friend to buy the car, so I could spend more time with it. Fortunately, David fell in love with the Fiat and bought it. We made application for an entry in the 2016 Mille Miglia. Once accepted, I realized that this would be the first time 46 I had done an event in a completely open car. The Fiat has no weather protection at all, save a nice, tall windshield. We duly purchased motocross two-piece rain suits and prepared for an adventure. Immersed in life Arriving in Italy at the beginning of May, I took the car out for a series of test drives to prepare for the Mille. The first thing that struck me was that driving an open car truly puts you in the landscape. And by “in,” I mean just that. Farmers were fertilizing their fields, and as I drove, I was assailed by the rich, deep smell of manure. That’s not a bad thing, by the way. Add to that the need to double-clutch for the change up and down between 1st and 2nd gears, the delightful way the rear axle hopped to the side when you hit a bump in the middle of a curve, and the constant small corrections needed on the big steering wheel for variations in the road surface, and you have an entertaining experience that required focus and attention at every moment. In the days approaching the start of the Mille, the weather forecast became ever more dire for at least the first day and part of the second. Sure enough, the day of the start began with strong, steady rain, and by the time we were waved off the starting ramp in Brescia at 3:25 p.m., we found ourselves in a downpour. When we arrived at one of the early control points on Lake Garda at Sirmione, I believe that Scuderia Noah was in the lead. Laughing out loud At that point, I began to laugh out loud. Driving some- one else’s 70-year-old, one-of-a-kind historic car through pounding rain at a good clip with no weather protection save a waterproof jacket, pants and a pair of goggles was arguably the silliest thing I had ever done as an adult. It was the grown-up equivalent of playing in mud puddles. I loved it. This was a world away from the cocooned, super- insulated, numbed and disconnected experience of driving the Charger on the freeway in California. It was also a vivid reminder of what constitutes driving pleasure for an enthusiast, versus forgettable transportation from point to point, something to be endured rather than something to be lived. I know which one I prefer. ♦ For a list of SCMers at the Mille Miglia, please see p. 49 Sports Car Market Darragh McKenna

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Collecting Thoughts Memories of Monaco You Can Go Back Again — But Bring More Money The Historic Grand Prix of Monaco, which runs every two years, is what the F1 scene was like in 1984 Story and photos by Stephen Serio Vintage racers round the pit-row wall Y 48 ou know you’re in a part of the world that doesn’t quite function like parochial New England when your much-delayed flight arrives late at 1:20 a.m., but there’s no issue grabbing a cab (a spiritedly driven E63 AMG Mercedes, with my wife saying she doesn’t want to die the same way Princess Grace did). Then you check into your four-star hotel and easily have a handful of choices of where to have dinner at what is now 2:15 a.m. — and not be the least bit rushed. Welcome to the French Riviera and its neighbor, the Principality of Monaco. The rich are different than you and I, Biff. Clocks and schedules are something for the great unwashed — not the international jet set, thank you. From 1984 to now In the spring of 1984, I had my first post-college adult trip with my good pal Bob Kupyn. Our plan was to arrive in Paris, rent a car and then wing it as one did in the go-go 1980s. Whilst winging our way through the south of France and the Riviera coastline, we literally just drove upon Monaco from the Upper Corniche roadway. No plan, it just happened to be next on the map, the paper kind of fold-up map one would find in a glovebox. In our leisurely rambling through town, there was a distinct difference in this in- toxicating air that was devoid in St. Tropez, Cannes and Nice — it was the cacophony of Formula One cars. We now had a plan. Curious camo wrap on a rare Porsche Surprisingly, you could find a parking space and a hotel room on the outskirts of town without any forward reservations faster than you could say “Ayrton Senna driving in the wet.” Simpler times. Good fortune had us land in Monaco in the middle of F1 week, and with this singular bit of dumb luck, I would forever be imprinted with the need to be around this type of motoring event. The Historic Grand Prix of Monaco There was no formal Historic Grand Prix of Monaco in 1984, but there was a tremendous gathering of Bugattis tearing around before the F1 race. It looked like a club event — with drivers going full trot as if it were 1935. There was one historic gathering previous to this in 1976, but this 1984 Bugatti race was the last time any vintage cars entertained the crowds until the formal Historic Grand Prix of Monaco started in 1997. Twenty years strong, this event is a must if you love everything about vintage racing and its proper surroundings. There is something incredibly intimate about racing in Sports Car Market

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Some of the SCMers at the 2016 Mille Miglia (shown in red) — story on p. 46 Omar Alghanim, KWT, & Faisal Alhamad, KWT 1955 Aston Martin DB3S David Atcherley, U.S., & Tony Shooshani, U.S. 1956 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Veloce Bertone John Harold Barrett, U.S., & Susan Barrett, U.S. 1953 Fiat 1100/103 Julio Batista, CHE, & Pablo Batista, CHE 1924 Bugatti T30 Jacques Beherman, BEL, & Jan Coene, BEL 1957 Saab 93 William H. Binnie, U.S., & Adam S. Binnie, U.S. 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza Bob Bishop, U.S., & Chris La Porte, U.S. 1949 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Touring Ton Blankvoort, NLD, & Job Blankvoort, NLD 1953 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mauro Bompani, ITA 1955 Moretti 750 Sport Ralph Bonanotte, U.S., & William Arnold, U.S. 1947 Healey 2400 Elliott Himara Annalisa Bottini, ITA, & Gianluca Ianni, ITA 1956 Triumph TR3 Sports Mark Cooper, U.K., & Paul De Turris, U.K. 1948 Cisitalia 202 MM Spyder Nuvolari Philip Cracco, BEL, & Peter Gitsels, ITA 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder John Devine, U.S., & Wesley Pietz, U.K. 1956 Ferrari 500 TR Spider Scaglietti Thomas Fischer, DEU, & Annette Fischer, DEU 1928 Bentley 4½ Litre Adrian Gattiker, CHE, & Oliver Sellnick, DEU 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Roberto Giolito, ITA, & Afshin Behnia, U.S. 1934 Fiat 508 CS Coppa D’Oro Balilla Sport August 2016 David Graus, U.S., & Ivan Vercoutere, FRA 1951 Frazer Nash Targa Florio Paul Griffin, U.K., & Christopher Saul, U.K. 1955 Austin-Healey 100S Martin Gruss, U.S. 1933 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 GS Castagna Harold Hayes, U.S. 1955 Maserati A6G54 Zagato Derek Hood, U.K., & Steven Riedling, U.K. 1951 Jaguar Mk VII Marlies Joldersma, NLD, & Anjo Joldersma, NLD 1927 Bugatti T43 Gran Sport Michael Kaleel, U.S., & Marc Cendron, U.S. 1952 Siata Daina Gran Sport Stabilimenti Farina Robert Kauffman, U.S., & Gregor Fisken, U.K. 1947 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Berlinetta Competizion Marc Kienle, DEU 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Michael Kwee, HKG, & Christophe Carre, FRA 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Jonny Lieberman, U.S., & Robert Moran, U.S. 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Richard Lisman, U.S., & Clifton Fink, U.S. 1929 Aston Martin Le Mans Jeff Lotman, U.S., & Brian Grozier, U.S. 1954 Lincoln Capri Evert Louwman, NLD, & Quirina Louwman, NLD 1929 Mercedes-Benz 710 SSK Carl Gustav Magnusson, CAN, & Kevin Regan, U.K. 1957 Abarth 750 Zagato David Martin, U.S., & Stephanie Martin, U.S. 1953 Alfa Romeo 1900 Sprint Touring Arnold Meier, CHE, & Markus U. Diethelm, CHE 1952 Ferrari 225 Sport Berlinetta Vignale Werner Meier, CHE, & Lukas Muehlemann, CHE 1953 Ferrari 250 MM Berlinetta Pininfarina Pierre Mellinger, CHE, & Tommaso Gelmini, ITA 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Rob Moran, U.S., & Jonny Lieberman, U.S. 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Alejandro Pablo Oxenford, ARG & Jose’ Luis Celada, ARG 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 GS Zagato Tom Papadopuolos, U.S., & Antoine Crettol, U.S. 1934 Aston Martin Mk II Short Chassis Diego Ribadeneira, ECU 1926 Bentley 4½ Litre Red Label Speed Model Paul Roesler, U.S., & Adam Gordon, U.S. 1952 Ermini 1100 Sport Richard Rowlins, U.S., & Jim Helfrich, U.S. 1950 Ferrari 340 America William Scheffler, U.S., & William O’Sullivan, U.S. 1952 Siata Daina Gran Sport Stabilimenti Farina Elad Shraga, ISR, & Ronit Schwartz Shraga, ISR 1955 OSCA MT4 1500 2AD Carlos Sielecki, ARG, & Juan Hervas, ARG 1926 Bugatti T35A Thomas Smith, U.S., & Donald Polak, U.S. 1950 Maserati A6 1500 Berlinetta Pininfarina Bradley Tank, U.S., & Colin Comer, U.S. 1954 Lancia Aurelia B20 GT Pininfarina 2000 Alan Tribe, AUS, & Craig Davis, U.S. 1954 Maserati A6GCS/53 Fiandri Franciscus Van Haren, NLD, & Leonie Hendriks, NLD 1936 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 A Botticella David Word, U.S., & Donald Osborne, U.S. 1946 Fiat 1100C Barchetta Frua 49

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Collecting Thoughts Memories of Monaco A C-type that suffered a couple of prangs in qualifying but still managed to paste the field on race day Stewart’s cars — or, with permission, you could be sitting in one of James Hunt’s cars. The weekend is chock-full of serious tire-to-tire racing, and if that isn’t enough, the distraction of the vintage car auction scene will fill any void you thought you had in your schedule. Bring a lot of money Monaco itself hasn’t changed much since my first visit here 32 years ago. Adnan Khashoggi’s 288-foot yacht has been replaced with Roman Abramovich’s 533-foot-long yacht/ship; an oligarch being more fashionable than arms dealers these days is de rigeur. An eight-ounce Heineken in Jimmy’z nightclub has gone from $18 to $95. If you’re a martini drinker, pay $175 per glass — or simply stay out of anything owned and operated by the Principality. Word to the wise, mon ami. To be fair, it’s not all Lifestyle of the Ridunkulously Wealthy & Famous. Le Tip Top Restaurant outside of Casino Square has been a proper hole-in-the-wall with ace service and food for about 80 years, so normal places do exist — and have bags of character that only time can build. Proper F1 cars in their natural setting Monaco. Since they’ve been doing it since 1929, they pretty much have it figured out. Just the sound of proper 1960–75 F1 cars is worth the trip (today’s castrated F1 cars sound like kazoos compared to these beastly vintage machines). As a bonus, throw in a cavalcade of every imaginable new exotic car stuck in the never-ending traffic (which is really a hoot to witness), the world’s largest ship/yachts asses to elbows in the harbor and everyone trying to out-peacock each other at night. You can’t duplicate this madness — or the sheer, fun silliness. Decorum dictates that I don’t go too heavily into the underbelly of Monte Carlo, but even my wife finds the game of “Spot the Prostitute” wildly enjoyable. Ahem… Up close and personal The Historic Grand Prix of Monaco, which runs every two years, is what the F1 scene was like in 1984. There is freedom to get close and to savor the sights and sounds — and to get up close and personal with all of the participants and the eye-popping cars is really what it’s all about. Of course, getting to paddock from, say, Casino Square can best be described as Billy from the “Family Circus” cartoons going out to get milk from the next-door neighbor. There’s a lot of “you can’t get there from here,” so some patience and local knowledge is required. Eventually, you will arrive at your destination. After trekking across town, you are rewarded by the best thing — only time travel could beat this. In period, you’d be watching Rene Arnoux chat with his engine builders, catch up with Nigel Mansell on his pit scooter, or hang and have a beer with Derek Warwick as he goes over his tire setup. At this year’s Monaco Historics, you could easily find yourself sitting with Sir Stirling Moss in your hotel lobby, having a chat with the owner/driver of one of Jackie 50 A grand tradition It was outside of Le Tip Top in 1984 that we watched the F1 pit crews carry on a tradition that would make Johnny Knoxville of “Jackass” proud. Taxis leaving the Monte Carlo Casino were stopped, and the pit crews flung the doors open and sprayed the occupants — usually in black tie and evening dresses — with champagne from head to toe. Oh, what shrieking! This could actually be the reason I’m so fond of rac- ing in Monaco — and that I can pack my wife into an Aérospatiale helicopter instead of the E63 wagon back to the airport. I then get to hear how she doesn’t want to die in one of those, either! ♦ The author and his bride leaving in style Sports Car Market

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Restoration Revelations David Cooper A Woman’s Touch To make her point, she took out her red lipstick and drew new lines on the D8-120 Aérosport Coupe’s rear fender The Delage D8-120 Aerosport Coupe, fresh off a five-year restoration, will make its public debut at the Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille D elage introduced its 4-passenger D8-120 Aérosport Coupe in 1936. Although only 12 Aérosports were ever built, their elegant design came to define the shape and character of the streamlined touring car. Even today, it continues to influence the new 4-door coupes of Mercedes, Audi and others. Yet the design of the car needed the help of a famous woman known for her sense of fashion and style. American socialite and Standard Oil heiress Millicent Rogers helped shape this Delage’s timeless, iconic design. In October 1937, Millicent and her third husband, Ronald Balcom, traveled to Paris from their chalet in Austria to see the latest Delage Aérosport — the redesigned Series 2 — at the Salon de l’Automobile. The car was prominently displayed on the Delage stand, painted metallic silver with dark gray interior. Ronald was smitten, but it was Millicent’s money, and she wasn’t convinced. Millicent, who had an extraordinary eye, saw subtle flaws in the new design. She thought the curve of the rear fenders should echo the front fenders, and that the exterior color masked the brilliance of the design. The couple left France undecided but, after a number of testy discussions, they reached a compromise. In January 1938, they returned to Paris and acquired the Aérosport. Rather than take possession of the car, Millicent brought it back to the coachbuilder, Letourneur et Marchand, for modifications. She saw what was needed In fluent French, she explained the flaws she detected to designers Marcel Letourneur and Carlo Delaisse, who admitted to having struggled with the shape of the tail. Millicent knew what was needed, and to make the point, reached into her purse, took out her red lipstick, and began drawing on the rear fender. The effect was a longer, sleeker rear fender that complemented the front fenders and balanced the tail. The designers were so delighted they incorporated her shape on the next three Aérosports. After the coachwork changes were com- pleted, Millicent had her Delage repainted in hand-rubbed graphite gray metallic lacquer. The 52 Millicent Rogers — the lady knew what she wanted interior was reupholstered in veal skin — dyed to match her lipstick. While the Delage was at the coachbuilder, the Nazis annexed Austria. Fearing that the car would be seized if she brought it to her home in Austria, Millicent stored the car in France. In early 1939, anticipating the start of World War II, she shipped it to the States. When the couple divorced in 1941, it was Millicent who kept the Delage. A challenging restoration When a car is this scarce, it can be challenging to know how to restore it. Coachbuilt cars can lose their original shape over the years due to damage, deterioration, poor repairs and modifications. We acquired the Delage disassembled, in boxes, with some of the original body panels lost. For a car of this importance, restoration must be based on the car’s technical construction details, history and provenance. For Millicent’s Delage, we studied original photographs, records and coachbuilder drawings, examined all of the other seven surviving Delage Aérosports, and tracked down people who personally knew the car. History found — and honored Millicent’s son Arturo, who drove the Delage Aérosport many times, had accompanied his mother to the coachbuilder and witnessed her drawing on the fenders. Ronald Balcom’s second wife, Lulu Vanderbilt Balcom, corroborated the story, having often heard Ronald recall the magnificent Aérosport that slipped through his fingers. This September, after a five-year restoration, Millicent’s Delage will make its debut in France at Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille. The Aérosport was restored as Millicent had envisioned. We even matched the color of her lipstick. ♦ Sports Car Market

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Feature 2016 Greystone Mansion Concours Entering the Elite An ever-improving lineup of cars and programs increases the stature of this scenic concours Story and photos by Carl Bomstead and Ron Radar collection. It did not take a lot of imagination to picture the Citroën on the back roads of France heading to market. The Petersen Automotive Museum, located a short drive away on Los Angeles’ Museum Row, brought their 1952 Ferrari 212/225 Barchetta and their 1914 Petite Speciale. Jim and Tanya Hull’s 1927 Essex Super Six “Speedabout” was, of course, finished in an attractive shade of green, which is Jim’s signature color. Best of Show Concours d’Elegance was presented to Ron and Sandy Hansen’s 1903 Thomas Model 18. Best of Show Concours d’Sport was awarded to Ron Hein’s 1961 Alfa Romeo Sprint Zagato Coda Tronca. Both were somewhat controversial selections, but the Greystone Mansion judging is low-key and not as intense as it is at many other events. The all-inclusive event ticket supports the Friends Tony Shooshani’s 1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS “Corsa” was a crowd favorite T he seventh annual Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance rolled onto the elegant grounds of one of Beverly Hills’ landmark estates on May 1, 2016. This boutique event is as much about the historical mansion in Southern California’s most posh neighborhood as it is about the vintage motorcycles and 135 carefully selected pre-1974 automobiles. Edward Doheny, whose oil fortune once rivaled the Rockefellers, gave his only son Ned 13 acres of prime Beverly Hills real estate in 1926 as a wedding gift. Ned built the imposing 46,000-square-foot Tudor Revival mansion with 55 rooms in limestone and gray slate. It was completed in 1929, but the Dohenys had only lived there four months when Ned and his personal secretary were killed in what was thought to be a murdersuicide. This is a fascinating story of intrigue, mystery and extreme wealth. The City of Beverly Hills now owns the mansion, and the concours presents one of the few opportunities to explore the many rooms of the opulent Doheny Greystone Estate. The concours is presented on the upper parking lot of the mansion. The site offers a magnificent view of Beverly Hills and the surrounding communities. Greystone has grown in stature during the past few years, and is now able to select from a long list of entrants. It is, of course, beneficial that some of the finest car collections in the country are located in the area. Porsches were certainly represented, with numbers of 356s and 911s on display. The 356 nomenclature can be confusing, and the lineup of Pre-As through Cs provided an opportunity to see the differences in the various models. The Porsche Best in Class honor went to Stan Gold’s Details Plan ahead: The eighth Annual Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance is scheduled for May 7, 2017 Cost: $125, which includes gourmet food, libations, a poster and a program book Number of cars: 135 Web: 56 1952 356 American Roadster. The Pre-War European class brought out the heavy metal, including the 1929 Bugatti Type 43/44 from the Peter and Merle Mullin collection. A crowd favorite was Tony Shooshani’s stunning 1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS “Corsa.” The Best in Class trophy went home with Bruce Meyer and his 1935 Bugatti Type 57 Ventoux. Another favorite — one that was overlooked in the awards but surely won a bunch of “cute” votes — was the yellow and black 1974 Citroën 2CV6 from the Deborah Bruce Meyer discusses his 1935 Bugatti Type 57 Ventoux, which won Best in Class Sports Car Market of Greystone, whose mission is to preserve and restore Doheny Greystone Mansion. Admission included unlimited gourmet food and beverages such as Tito’s and AsomBroso tasting bars and Stella Artois served at several locations. Luxury vendors located throughout the mansion offered a tempting array of goods and services. David Gooding and City National Bank Senior VP Peyman Salehi gave a seminar on the “Passion of the Collector.” Next year’s event is scheduled for the first Sunday in May, and if wonderful cars, good food and drink and historical mansions are of interest, you need to save the date. ♦

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Feature 2016 Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat High-Grade Cars in Carolina’s Low Country After missing 2015, Kiawah Island comes back better than ever Story and photos by Bill Rothermel Best in Show and Best in Class among Classic Cars — 1936 Auburn 852 Supercharged Speedster from the Sport Clips Collection nity in South Carolina’s Low Country. Unseasonably cool breezes ushered in the weekend, but gearheads A enjoyed perfect sunshine on Saturday and Sunday. The festivities began with Friday’s road tour and automotive semi- nars, and the day concluded with an oyster roast and craft beer tasting. Saturday’s Cars & Coffee — dubbed “Cars on Kiawah” — showed off 200 cars from local clubs — including many concours-worthy vehicles. Saturday ended with a Barbecue and Bourbon dinner held at the event site. Best in Show — and Best in Class among Classic Cars — was awarded to the stunning all-black 1936 Auburn 852 Supercharged Speedster from the Sport Clips Collection. Another Auburn, a 1928 8-115 Speedster from Al and Barbara Mason’s garage, took runner-up honors in the Classic Cars category and won the People’s Choice award. Still another spectacular entrant among Classic Cars was Larry Tribble’s beautiful 1947 Cadillac Series 62 convertible, which was out of restoration just days before the show. In the Muscle Car class, Dr. Ron Finger’s 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 coupe took top honors. Jim and Ryan Clifford’s 1960 Chevrolet Impala convertible was the top dog in Post-War Production, while Details Plan ahead: The next Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat is scheduled for April 21–23, 2017 Where: Kiawah Island, SC Cost: Admission to the Sunday Concours is $40. Other events during the weekend range from free to $180 Tour: The Kiawah Motoring Tour sends 50 cars onto the Johns, Wadmalaw and Kiawah islands back roads Race Car class winner — 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder from the Ingram Collection 58 Web: Foreign Sports Closed Car winner — 1969 Iso Grifo owned by SCM’s own Darren Frank Sports Car Market fter a one-year hiatus, the Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat was back on the concours calendar from April 22 to 24, 2016. Kiawah is a barrier island about 25 miles southwest of Charleston and is an upscale golf and beach resort commu- People’s Choice winner and Classic Cars Best in Class runner-up — 1928 Auburn 8-115 Speedster owned by Al and Barbara Mason Bruce Hall’s amazing all-original 1972 BMW 2002 tii was runner up and the recipient of a Kiawah Award. Hall has owned the red BMW from new, and meticulous care keeps the car defying its age and mileage. Winner in Foreign Sports Closed was SCM’s Darren Frank, who took top honors with his 1969 Iso Grifo. James Harris’ rare 1960 AC Greyhound was runner up. Brass Era cars were nicely represented. Don Wathne received Best in Class honors with his 1910 Stoddard Dayton 10k Baby Tonneau, and Jeffrey B. Jones was honored with a Kiawah Award for his 1917 Studebaker E7 Touring. Wathne also fielded a 1913 Pope Hartford Model 33 Touring and a grand 1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost in the same class. Ben Lee’s 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SL was presented with the HVA trophy. Paul and Ann Rose’s incredible 1923 Buick Model 54 Roadster (still with its original side curtains) received the “This Car Matters” award from the HVA. The Ingram Collection’s 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder took top honors in the Race Car class. In all, 113 cars in 12 classes took the field for Sunday’s concours. Publisher Martin served as Master of Ceremonies on both days. Located just 45 minutes from the Charleston airport and historic Charleston, Kiawah Island is the epitome of Southern charm and carries a relaxed, casual atmosphere. It will be interesting to see what the organizers have in store for next year’s event. ♦

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Ferrari Profile 1950 Ferrari 340 America Barchetta by Touring Touring Superleggera construction, powerful Lampredi engine and rich history make this car amazing by Steve Ahlgrim Details Years produced: 1950–52 Number produced: 23 Original list price: About $14,000 Current SCM Valuation: Median to date, $2,530,000; high sale, $8,226,400 (this car) Tune-up cost: $4,000 Distributor caps: $450 Chassis # location: Left frame member by steering box Engine # location: Right rear of block Club: Ferrari Club of America Web: Alternatives: 1953 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS, 1954 Aston Martin DB3S, 1951 Cisitalia 202MM, 1957 Porsche 550 A, 1950 Jaguar C-type, 1951 Maserati A6GCS/53 SCM Investment Grade: A Comps Chassis number: 0116A Engine number: 004A to its first owner, Pierre Louis-Dreyfus, a resident of Paris, a World War II hero, and founder of the LouisDreyfus Financial Group. In his spare time, Mr. Louis-Dreyfus was an enthusi- O astic racing driver and sportsman. A regular entrant in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Louis- Dreyfus sent his new 340 to Le Mans just a week after receiving it. Luigi Chinetti was picked to manage the effort with Formula One ace Louis Chiron sharing driving duties. Chiron missed the pit-signal to refuel and ran dry on the circuit. A mechanic ran out to the car and topped up the car from a fuel can. The car was black-flagged for illegally refueling outside the pits. Despite the early retirement, the car showed great pace. It recorded the 11th fastest lap time and was capable of over 150 mph (then an astounding speed) along the Mulsanne Straight. The next year Dreyfus entered the car once more — again with Chinetti doing the support and René Dreyfus sharing driving duties. The car qualified 15th but succumbed to clutch issues. Most recently, chassis 0116A has been fully restored 62 n May 7, 1951, chassis 0116A was sent to Carrozzeria Touring to be fitted with its elegant Barchetta coachwork. On June 14, it was returned. Two days later it was delivered to its 1951 Le Mans configuration and will certainly continue to be welcomed at the most important historic events worldwide, including the Mille Miglia, Tour Auto, Monaco Historic Grand Prix and, of course, the Le Mans Classic. SCM Analysis This car, Lot 232, sold for $8,340,982, including buyer’s premium, at RM Sotheby’s Monaco Auction on May 14, 2016. “Just think of it! A car in normal road trim, and with- out any special preparation, is quite capable of breaking the unofficial speed records for production and sports cars by many mph.” So begins Autosport’s 1951 road test of the Ferrari 4.1-liter America. Put in contemporary terms, perhaps only a McLaren F1 or a Bugatti Veyron would warrant that prose. That’s how dominant a Ferrari 340 America was in 1951. Lampredi power Ferrari wasn’t the first automobile manufacturer to build 12-cylinder engines, but they certainly made the best use of them. Enzo Ferrari’s vision and Gioacchino Colombo’s engineering produced a near-perfect engine that powered Ferrari’s race and sports cars for decades. Where Sports Car Market 1951 Ferrari 340 America by Ghia Lot 448, s/n 0150A Condition 2 Sold at $852,500 RM Auctions, Monterey, CA, 8/18/06 SCM# 42671 1955 Aston Martin DB3S Lot 32, s/n DB3S111 Condition 2 Sold at $5,500,000 Gooding & Co., Pebble Beach, CA, 8/16/14 SCM# 245001 1952 Ferrari 340 Mexico Berlinetta Lot 237, s/n 0226AT Condition 2- Sold at $3,685,000 RM Auctions, Monterey, CA, 8/21/11 SCM# 183098 Tim Scott ©2016, courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

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Colombo’s design had limitations, engineer Aurelio Lampredi stepped in with a competing design. Ferrari’s choice of engine sizes depended on a complex brew of rule interpretation for whatever form of racing they were contemplating. Lampredi’s solution to Ferrari’s dilemma was displacement. He used size to beat finesse. His logic complemented Ferrari’s belief that the small-engine cars may pass them in the corners but the bigger engine will win on the straights. Lampredi’s engines were rugged, large-displacement units with features such as cylinder liners that screwed into the head. Lampredi’s engines were extremely powerful — but more difficult to service. These engines were limited to Ferrari’s most potent racing cars and their most exclusive production cars. Enzo Ferrari may have felt Formula One was the purest form of rac- ing, but he recognized sports car racing gave him a greater opportunity to sell race cars. Sticking a detuned Formula engine in a sports car chassis allowed him to parlay the technology developed in Formula racing into the lucrative sports car business. Ferrari’s early sports cars used normally aspirated versions of Ferrari’s supercharged, small-displacement, Colombo-designed 12-cylinder Formula One engines. While the power was sufficient for a small, light race car, an assault by large-displacement Jaguar, Aston, and Mercedes models meant bigger engines were needed. Fortunately, a new, large-displacement Lampredi engine had been developed for the Formula cars and it could be adapted for sports car use. As Ferrari expanded his empire towards the United States, he figured the Lampredi-powered cars were a natural fit for the market. The start of something special In an effort to draw attention to the brand in the United States, Ferrari developed a 4.1-liter, Lampredi-powered GT that he named the 340 America. The 340 America came in coupe and open-top versions, with bodies by Touring, Vignale and Ghia. As Autosport confirmed, the new 340 America would set the performance standard for the world. Out of the box, the 340 America would outright win the 1951 Mille Miglia. While few 340s would see competition, the model would be the seed for a line of Lampredi-powered race cars and a line of superpremium “America” models. While not all were Lampredi-powered, the 340 America would even- tually spawn the 375 America, 410 Superamerica, 400 Superamerica, 330 America, 500 Superfast, 365 Spider California, and 575 Superfast. The best of the breed Our subject car, chassis 0116A, is a highly desirable Touring Barchetta version. Touring was famous for their patented Superleggera — super-light construction — in which thin tubing was used to build a skeleton for the body skin. Touring built bodies for many of the top manufacturers during the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. Few cars in the world are more attractive than the elegant and sporty Ferrari Barchettas. Toss in Touring’s Superleggera construction, add a August 2016 63 powerful Lampredi engine — and there’s nothing not to like. Chassis 0116A has the added value of Le Mans history and celebrity ownership, making it a natural for one of the most valuable cars in the world. Ferrari collector extraordinaire Pierre Bardinon recognized the value of 0116A and made it part of his Mas du Clos collection of important Ferraris in 1964. Somewhat surprisingly, Bardinon sold the car in the 1970s, a move he may have later regretted. During the early 1980s, the car made its way to Ennio Gianaroli, an Italian living in Belgium. Gianaroli was a collector of note and an enthusiast. Over the next couple of decades, he ran the car in many Mille Miglia retrospectives and a variety of other European events. In 2009 he restored the car to its original Le Mans specs, but he did not compete in the car again. Chassis 0116A took second billing to a 275 GTB/4 NART Spyder at RM Sotheby’s Monaco auction, but the 340 was the car that brought home the bacon. The NART failed to sell, so it was up to 0116A to save the day. While chassis 0116A sold under the low estimate, it beat the value guides — and most of the pundits. It is a very significant Ferrari, and the big number was warranted. Ferrari reserved even-number chassis numbers for their serious race cars, and even-number Ferraris rule the collector car market. The 340 America is a cornerstone even-number Ferrari. It was the start of the big-bore Ferrari sports racers and the series of ultra-highend Grand Touring “America” models. With a significant history of ownership and competition, chassis 0116A has few rivals. It’s reported that the car is heading to Ohio, where the ex-Bardinon 290 MM and the ex-Bardinon 335 S recently moved. All three were recent top-of-the-market sales, and all three are top-of-the-market cars. Each car has a different owner, but they all reside within hours of each other. Hopefully, someone can stir up some Buckeye pride and bring them together for a reunion. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of RM Sotheby’s.)

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English Profile 1952 Bentley R-type Saloon “Rallye Monte Carlo” A Proper Old Thing that took a proper Bentley Boy on a proper rally by Paul Hardiman Details Years produced: 1952–55 Number produced: 2,486 Current SCM Valuation: Median to date, $29,000; high sale, $59,824 Chassis # location: Plate on left side of firewall Engine # location: Left side of cylinder block Tune-up cost: $800 (oil and filter change, valve clearances, plugs, ignition timing) Club: Bentley Drivers Club Web: Alternatives: 1946–52 Bentley Mk VI, 1952–55 Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn, 1946–53 Talbot-Lago Record T26 SCM Investment Grade: C Comps 1953 Bentley R-type Lot 387, s/n B113SP Condition 2Sold at $59,824 Chassis number: B68SR Engine number: B34S T ucts. Mike Couper, a new-car distributor and gentleman sportsman of some renown, was one of these, partnering with “Tim” Birkin to build the famous supercharged Blower Bentleys, and he remained faithful to the marque long after it passed out of W.O. Bentley’s ownership. He may well have been the final Bentley Boy to compete in a Bentley automobile in international competition when he drove an R-type in the 1949 Rallye Monte Carlo — the first running of this event after World War II. Couper continued annual participation in the rally for years, using a selection of Rolls-Royce and Bentley products. In 1953, he took the wheel of this R-type Standard Steel Saloon, chassis number B68SR. Pat Fillingham and Peter Tabor came along for the ride. The car was equipped with special snow tires and a factory-supplied cylinder head similar to that of the famed R-type Continental; this may well have been the first standard R-type to have been so equipped at the factory. Factory build sheets for the car record it as a “factory 64 he name “Bentley Boys” was given to the group of wealthy young sportsmen who single-handedly kept W.O. Bentley’s company alive in its early years by buying, promoting and racing its prod- trials car,” further confirming that it had been set up by the factory for just such activities. In addition, the car was set up with left-hand springing for driving on European roads — and with a slightly lowered suspension. The trio of Couper, Fillingham and Tabor began the 1953 rally from Glasgow, Scotland, one of several sanctioned starting points, subsequently passing through Wales and into London via Dover and the cross-channel ferry. Upon arrival in France, they paused for lunch before continuing through dense fog into Belgium, then the Netherlands, and finally on icy, treacherous roads into Paris. From there, the Bentley proceeded south into the snow-covered mountains…. Following the rally, the Bentley resided quietly in Europe until 1968; it was then exported to California, where previous owner George Giese discovered it. Today, Mike Couper’s Monte Carlo Bentley remains well preserved and largely original, with the exception of a quality repaint undertaken in its original color during the early 1990s. This car is perhaps the most significant of R-type saloons. It is a car prepared for competition for the last of the Bentley Boys and winner of the Concours de Confort in one of the most significant motoring events in the world. 1953 Bentley R-type Lot 2512, s/n B434TN Condition 3- (has small-block Chevy engine) Sold at $20,625 Leake, Dallas, TX, 4/18/15 SCM# 264974 Silverstone, Northamptonshire, U.K., 5/23/15 SCM# 265621 1954 Bentley R-type Lot 222, s/n B170WH Condition 2 Sold at $49,340 Bonhams, Oxford, U.K., 6/7/14 SCM# 244459 Sports Car Market Tom Wood ©2016, courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

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SCM Analysis This car, Lot 239, sold for $53,896, including buyer’s premium, at RM Sotheby’s Monaco sale on May 14, 2016. This car comes from a bygone era of rallying, when men were men — and the women were too. “Rallying” means something different in every culture, from a gentle treasure hunt to these almost-round-the-clock endurance runs that were designed to exhaust the crews so they made mistakes in navigation and timing. Sometimes they made more serious mistakes, such as running off the road into a ravine. I know this, having tasted the same on the Monte Carlo Challenge almost 20 years ago. It was an historic rally designed to replicate the good old days, where routes to Monaco from various start points in Europe appeared to take us over every Alp and goat track in southern France. That was in a bog-standard Austin A35 complete with a steel sun visor that must have cost us 10 mph. It was hard work — although the human brain has a remarkable capacity to forget, and later the same year we did Le Jog in the same car. Le Jog was an even more exhausting event in those days, as it was almost non-stop over two and a half days from Land’s End to John O’Groats. I really did start hallucinating on that one. But I digress. Plush power for rallying After roughing it with little comfort and only 948 cc, one can see the point in attempting these events with a little more luxury and power. Rally preparation didn’t amount to much back then. Roll cages were unheard of. An extra spotlight perhaps, maybe a more accurate trip meter, rarely seat belts — and, if you were really daring, you might remove the hubcaps, but they’d need to go back on for the Concours de Confort, which was effectively the final test on the Monte. Both of the latter were a big incentive not to bend the car on the way to the finish in the principality, which really was glittering in those days — as opposed to the grimy, traffic-choked building site it is now. Special kit for the arduous rally Mike Couper, loyal to the marque as ever, had chosen a good starting point with the Bentley. The R-type is essentially a Mk VI with double the trunk space. Both of those cars are short(er)-wheelbase derivatives of the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith and Silver Dawn. The R-type would be developed into the swoopy Continental version — still lauded today as a magic-carpet ground coverer — but even the upright saloons aren’t too shabby, with plenty of torque from the 4.6liter straight-six (power is probably around 150 bhp), a sweet gearbox and good brakes — which are probably the next important factor when traversing the Alpes-Maritimes. On the R-type they are hydraulic on the front, rod-operated at the back. Couper’s factory-installed “performance cylinder head” was simi- lar to the Continental’s, but for all we know it might have had lower compression due to the superior attitude of Brits, who at the time tended to distrust any “foreign muck” — including the petrol. Either way, the car got there, starting from Glasgow and traveling via Wales, Belgium and The Netherlands (take a look at the map…) and wending its way south. The catalog does say that the trip included “time to rest at fine hotels and for meals at some of Europe’s finest restaurants.” Perhaps things weren’t as arduous in 1953 as they became later. Only trouble was, a timing mistake on the Col de Braus test dropped the car to 45th place. But the Concours de Confort was awarded for having the best-detailed car at the conclusion of the rally. In addition, a special Coupe d’Or honored Couper’s contribution to the event over the years. That appeared to be the end of the Bentley’s competition career, and it stayed in Europe until 1968, when it went to the United States. A well-preserved bit of history The car looks to have never undergone a major restoration. It was repainted in a metallic version of its original color, although it has obviously had various titivation works over its life. It is complete with a full set of tools, as well as a tire pump, jack, oilers, and the owner’s handbook. The aircraft-style webbing seat belts were a nice touch, and advanced for 1953. The headlight washers fitted for the event are long gone, as is the little Perspex deflector screen behind the Flying B radiator mascot. The car’s journey to Monte Carlo is well documented (they even had time for photographs) in Mike Couper’s book, Rallying to Monte Carlo. This car sold for a little less than the last R-type I drove. In 2015, that other car was retailing at £42,500 (then about $65,000) — and our subject car was as nice or even slightly nicer. For its condition, and with its history, I’d say this car was very well bought — although I’m not sure I’d want to earhole it down the hairpins on the current Monte Carlo historic rallies. This car serves to remind you of an era when, in the face of adversity, chaps just clenched their pipes tighter in their teeth and simply got on with it, uncomplaining about such trifles as brake fade — and isn’t nostalgia what the old-car world is (or should be) all about? ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of RM Sotheby’s.) August 2016 65

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Etceterini & Friends Profile 1971 Alpine A110 1600S Coupe With a front end packed with lights, deep-dish alloy wheels and big tires, this is a car that means business by Donald Osborne Details Number produced: 1,833 (1,600 Frenchbuilt) Original list price: $10,000 Current SCM Valuation: Median to date, $130,900; high sale, $145,772 Chassis # location: Front compartment, on riveted plate on cross member Engine # location: Riveted plate in engine compartment, on block under cylinder head on water pump side Tune-up cost: $385 Club: Renault Alpine Owners Club Web: Alternatives: 1971 Porsche 911S, 1973 Lancia Stratos, 1972 Renault Alpine A110, 1972 Alfa Romeo Junior Z 1600 SCM Investment Grade: B Comps Chassis number: 17479 popular little Renault 4CV, which won its class in the Mille Miglia three years running. By 1958, Rédélé was using a sophisticated tubular O steel chassis, and in 1961 he introduced the A108 Berlinette Tour de France, which featured a tubular backbone frame, double wishbone front suspension and a Renault Dauphine swing-axle setup at the rear. It was developed into a potent — and often unbeat- able — rally car, using a variety of Renault power units. In 1963, Alpine launched the A110 Berlinette, which became the mainspring of production, its rearward weight bias giving it outstanding cornering characteristics for rallying. In 1969, A110s finished 1-2-3 in the Coupe des Alpes and came third in the Monte Carlo Rally. The following year, Alpines again came third in the Monte and won the Italian Acropolis and Tour de Corse rallies. Alpine driver Jean-Claude Andruet became European Rally Champion. By 1971 the marque’s competition record had endeared Alpine to Renault to such an extent that they were appointed as its official competition wing. More successes followed from 1971 to ’73. Most illustrious of the Alpine range was the A110, an outstanding example of which is presented here in its mostpopular 1,600-cc form. In production from 1962 through to 1977, this 66 ne of the great names in post-war French motorsport, Alpine was the brainchild of Jean Rédélé, who began in the early 1950s by developing a competition version of the charismatic sports two-seater rivaled the Porsche 911 for performance while being even more exclusive. The hand-built Alpines left the factory at the rate of only 10 per week in the late 1960s and early 1970s. This matching-numbers A110 was delivered new in Italy, having left the factory on April 7, 1971. Finished in blue with black leather interior, the car is described as in generally very good original condition, benefiting from a major service by Severi Auto Classic carried out in July 2014. Accompanying documentation consists of a French Carte Grise, current Contrôle Technique, Renault Certificate of Conformity, ASI homologation certificate, and a copy of the Auto Capital article (July 1991 edition) in which this car is featured. SCM Analysis This car, Lot 125, sold for $97,877 (€86,250), including buyer’s pre- mium, at Bonhams’ Grandes Marques à Monaco sale in Monte Carlo on May 13, 2016. As Fiat inspired numerous Italians (and one notable Austrian) to tune their humble sedans for speed and create competition specials, so did Renault in France. The most famous of the French competition builders were Amédée Gordini and Jean Rédélé, and the place their passions and work came together was in the Renault Gordini-powered Alpine cars. Renault had been involved in motorsport since the end of the 19th century. While the commitment to racing may have waxed and waned at Renault through the years, it never went away. Although Gordini had come to Renault after a long association with Fiat and then Simca, Rédélé was a 1974 Alpine-Renault A110 1600SC Lot 204, s/n 20174 Condition 3 Sold at $105,280 Artcurial, Le Mans, FRA, 7/5/14 SCM# 244727 1972 Alpine-Renault A110 1800 Lot 36, s/n 18165 Condition 3Sold at $302,500 Gooding & Co., Scottsdale, AZ, 1/17/14 SCM# 232109 1971 Alpine-Renault A110 Group 4 Lot 236, s/n 17327 Condition 3 Sold at $145,772 Artcurial, Le Mans, FRA, 7/5/14 SCM# 244731 Sports Car Market Courtesy of Bonhams

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Renault man from the very first, and the company always had its eye on his accomplishments. That the Régie bought full ownership of Alpine by 1973 tells one all they need to know about how successful the operation was — and the glory it reflected on any number of humble sedans. Timing is everything, and by the time Renault made its move, Alpine was riding high in international rally competition. Having won the first year of the World Rally Championship in 1973, the Alpine A110 reign was short. The sensational Lancia Stratos won the championship from 1974 through 1976. It’s interesting from that point of view to consider the competitive set of the Alpine. The A110 1600S is most often compared to the Porsche 911, so let’s look at what the Porsche offered in 1971. Light and fast From their 2.2-liter flat 6-cylinder engines, the 911S delivered 180 hp, the 911E 153 hp and the entry-level 911T 123 hp. The A110 had 138 hp, but its 1,367-pound (650 kg) curb weight compared quite favorably to the 2,315 pounds (1,050 kg) of the Porsche. As Alpine is from France, the nation that invented the Index of Performance, it’s not surprising that power-to-weight ratio means so much to the capability of these cars. Their fiberglass bodies and simple lightweight interiors even made the road cars seem more like competition models. So what about the Stratos — the car that knocked Alpine off the rally championship throne? The Stradale, or street, version weighed a hefty 2,161 pounds, but it brought 190 hp of Ferrari V6 power to the fight. For a car to use off the rally stages, however, the A110 was arguably a bit friendlier, although it was not the relative boulevardier the 911 was. The A110 also had the look of a racer. Not pretty, certainly, but it was aggressive, purposeful, muscular and distinctive. It looks best in the signature metallic blue or bright yellow colors in which they’re most often seen. With a front end packed with big head- and driving lights and its deep-dish alloy wheels and big tires that completely fill the flared wheelarches, this is a car that means business. Alpine to race again Renault recently unveiled a contemporary Alpine sports car that takes inspiration from the A110. The new car is said to be the first in a line of performance cars under the Alpine badge and will include a return to competition. This will certainly not hurt the values of the vintage models — if only by raising the awareness of their existence through the marketing of the new cars. Those who are the target audience for the new Alpine are unlikely to want an old one, so a tripling of value isn’t likely. A good deal on an important car On the day of the sale, the U.S. dollar was trading at $1.132 = €1.00, which was a bit weaker than it had been in the weeks previous — but exactly where it had been the year before. As this piece was being written, the dollar sat at $1.11 to the euro. So this sale isn’t a story of currency fluctuation. Relatively few of these cars can be found in the United States, and they change hands infrequently. A good bit over $100k could be reasonably expected for the most- desirable variant — a French-built 1600. That this car was described in the catalog as being in “generally very good original condition” with a recent service means it’s a car that you wouldn’t hesitate to use as it was intended, without worrying about rock chips and scars on the fiberglass body. I attended the sale, and while I didn’t inspect the car closely, the panel fit was as casual as it usually is on these models, and the paint was presentable. The interior showed both wear and care, and the engine compartment appeared to be in as-last-driven condition. This price for our subject car is not far out of line with where they’ve been selling for the past two years, which indicates that they are still trading in a fairly thin market. Still, as we’ve seen a high at auction of $145,544 at RM Sotheby’s Paris sale in February 2015, this car with some needs represented a good deal for the buyer in a usable, rare, important and fun car. Well bought. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Bonhams.) August 2016 67

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Etceterini & Friends Profile The Cumberford Perspective France’s favorite sports car has — surprise — a very elegant shape By Robert Cumberford 2 “C 1 hauvinism” is a very French word for a concept dear to the hearts of French people, so it’s no wonder the Alpine A110 Berlinette is such a respected icon in its native land. There’s a quarterly magazine, Berlinette, and you can even buy a brandnew, ultra-authentic clone today — made on the original factory tooling, if you please. Every part of the car, apart from the windshield and backlight and their trim pieces, is of French origin. The shape, though, is one of the hundreds created by the prolific Giovanni Michelotti, author of BMWs, DAFs, Triumphs, Ferraris, Maseratis and literally thousands of oneoff — mostly Fiat-based — Italian customs. Alpines were so simple to build from readily available components that they were made under license in Brazil, Bulgaria, Mexico and Spain at various times in both Dauphine and R8based versions, and their hot-rodder re-engineering was so effective that they could be, and were, rally champions. They were easy to drive, but to get the best out of the tailheavy and only moderately powerful layout, the successful drivers had to be really good. Given the elegant shape, its history, and the easy maintenance, the A110 is one of the most tempting — and affordable — vintage competition cars. ♦ 3 4 6 5 FRONT 3/4 VIEW 1 Functional air scoops on the catwalks between engine cover and rear fenders are a perky and unexpected detail. 2 The sharply raked “fast” windshield was extreme for the era, but its aerodynamic and aesthetic advantages paid off handsomely. 3 Rally drivers never have enough light, so having three powerful laps on each front corner was, in fact, a minimal solution. The lowest pair is as cool-looking as they are fragile. 4 Very professional-looking bumper guards with rubber bumper tips seem almost like a Detroit solution. 5 That the turn signal lenses don’t really fit the shape reflects the expediency and directness of the design solutions chosen. 6 You might expect an inlet here on a rear-engined car, but this slight indent stiffens the composite panel and is really just a styling feature. REAR 3/4 VIEW 7 The fairly flat flange around the front wheel opening is also a stiffener and provides for fitting larger rubber — which is highly beneficial in rallying. 8 Generous glazing of the upper structure adds to the impression of true road-going capability — and provides a good ambience in the tight cabin. 8 9 9 If there are reproduction windshields today, the wraparound backlights are available only in plastic, which is certainly good for saving weight, but a bit fragile. 10 These trapezoidal lamps from the Renault R8 were not tied to specific surrounding shapes. I used them on a 1960s GT car. 11 Extreme negative camber of the center-pivot swing axles is one of the clearest visual signs of the serious competition intent of this nicely finished and capable bargain GT. 12 True (potential) dailydriver capability is seen in the protective side trim against parking-lot door dings. INTERIOR VIEW (see previous page) What always impressed me about Alpines is how completely and professionally the cabins were furnished — while remaining simple and uncomplicated. The blanking plate for an unneeded and unwanted radio is really the only primitive part of the ensemble here. One can quarrel with the tacky red floor mats, but one must also admire the nicely composed instrument cluster, the comfortable — if simple — seats, and the racy steering wheel. There is a pleasant, airy feel to the interior, although it is in fact quite small and tight. 7 10 12 68 11 Sports Car Market

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German Profile Column Author 1988 Porsche 911 Turbo / RUF-Converted CTR The iconic RUF CTR “Yellowbird” has a number of converted cousins, but factory cars are more valuable by Prescott Kelly Details Years produced: 1987–92 Number produced: 29 factory-built and numbered cars. There are an estimated 30 to 100 conversions of customerowned Porsches Original list price: $223,000 Current SCM Valuation: Median to date, $203,000; high sale, $330,000 Tune-up cost: $3,200 Chassis # location: Tag at base of windshield, inside passenger’s side fender wall Engine # location: On small flat boss front, top right of engine Club: Porsche Club of America Web: Alternatives: 1989 Porsche 959 Sport, 1992 Porsche 964 Turbo, 1984–85 Ferrari 288 GTO, 1985–91 Ferrari Testarossa SCM Investment Grade: B Comps Chassis number: WP0ZZZ93ZJS000370 the Road & Track staff assembled a venerable “who’s who” of the world’s most incredible street-legal supercars, of which the Ferrari 288 GTO and Lamborghini Countach sat at the slower end of the spectrum — with top speeds of 179 mph. Rocketing past the MercedesBenz 300E AMG “Hammer” and even the Porsche 959 at 198 mph, the Ruf CTR soared to a top speed of 211 mph, flying head and shoulders above the competition. That particular CTR would henceforth be known as R the “Yellowbird” for its distinctive color and would become RUF’s most iconic creation, considered by many to be one of the most recognizable 911s ever built. In 1989, the Yellowbird famously lapped the Nürburgring in an incredible 8.05 minutes, a production-car record that held until it was bested by the Bugatti Veyron. Along with the sheer speed that Alois Ruf was able to extract from the Porsche 911, the RUF legend was backed by impeccable and demanding build quality, which made his high-horsepower machines eminently reliable on a daily basis. To transform a 930 Turbo into a RUF CTR, the engine was bored out to 3,367 cc and fitted with a DME fuel-injection system that was first developed for use on the Porsche Type 962. The addition of another turbocharger and intercooler brought power 70 UF’s ascension from little-known Porsche tuner to household name came after the publication of the July 1987 issue of Road & Track magazine. In an article titled, “The World’s Fastest Cars,” to just shy of 470 horsepower. This particular CTR was born as a standard 911 Turbo in 1988 and was then immediately sent to RUF to be upgraded to BTR specification, increasing power to 375 brake horsepower along with a 0–60 mph time of 4.3 seconds and a top speed of 190 mph. After three years in BTR configuration, the owner opted to further upgrade the performance to RUF’s ultimate (and breathtakingly expensive) 6-speed CTR specification in 1992. Today, with only two registered owners, the most recent of whom purchased the CTR from its original keeper in 1994, the odometer shows just 51,000 kilometers (31,689 miles), a majority of which were accumulated by its enthusiastic first owner. The car was reported to be absolutely amazing to drive in a recent outing by an RM Sotheby’s specialist and was noted to provide virtually flawless performance in every respect following a recent service. Thanks to the Yellowbird’s success with Road & Track, as well as its fabled dominance of the Nürburgring, the CTR firmly positioned RUF as one of the most well-respected tuning companies in existence. Nearly 30 years after that road test, the legendary RUF CTR can still easily outpace many sports cars produced today — a testament to its incredible performance and durability. RUF CTRs rarely come available to the public, and this stunning example will not be overlooked. 1986 Porsche 911 Turbo RUF BTR Flatnose Lot 712, s/n WP0ZZZ93ZGS000234 Condition 3+ Sold at $146,232 Silverstone, Stoneleigh Park, U.K., 2/28/16 SCM# 271289 Sports Car Market 1994 Porsche 964 Turbo 3.6 S Flachbau coupe Lot 45, s/n WP0AC2968RS480403 Condition 1 Sold at $1,017,500 Gooding & Co., Amelia Island, FL, 3/11/16 SCM# 6799097 1993 Porsche 911 RUF Turbo RCT Lot 727, s/n WP0ZZZ96ZPS402445 Condition 2Sold at $149,551 Silverstone, Stoneleigh Park, U.K., 2/28/16 SCM# 271315 Jonathan Green ©2016, courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

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SCM Analysis This car, Lot 213, sold for €224,000 ($256,646) at RM Sotheby’s Monaco Auction on May 14, 2016. The factory-built RUF CTR is a rare, desirable collectible variant of a Porsche. However, factory or licensee conversions of customerowned cars face a less heady market. The RUF plant in Pfaffenhausen, west of Munich, built just 29 of their RUF serial-numbered CTRs, and many 911 collectors either have one or want one. Two highly publicized events took place in 1987 and 1989 that made the CTR an automotive icon. Twin epochal events The first was that Road and Track sensed that time was ripe for a follow-up to their 1984 “Fastest Car in the World” test, won by an earlier RUF BTR at 184 mph. They arranged the second one for April 1987 at Volkswagen’s test track in Ehra-Lessien in northern Germany. That facility was the ultimate oval track: 15.5 miles around, with two seven-mile straightaways connected by a pair of high-banked turns. Assembled for R&T writer Peter Egan and photographer John Lamm were nine supercars. Together with their basic specs and performance results, they are listed in the accompanying chart below. The Yellowbird breaks out Already dubbed “Yellow Bird” (originally two words) by the RUF engineers, Paul Frere drove the twin-turbo, narrow-bodied RUF CTR prototype to 209 mph, handily breaking the 300-kph and 200-mph speed barriers that are important in Europe and the United States. Egan wrote in his July 1987 article in R&T: “Paul looked over at me Road and Track “Fastest Car in the World” Test Specifications — July 1987 (pp. 50–61) Ferrari AMG/MBZ Hammer Price Weight (lbs.) Engine Hp Torque Gearbox Lbs./hp 0–60 in secs 0–100 mph 1/4-mile time 1/4-mile speed Top speed $161,400 3,640 V8 355 390 4-spd auto 10.6 5.2 11.5 13.6 110 183 Ferrari GTO $175,000 2,555 V8 TT 400 366 5-spd man 6.7 5.0 11.0 14.1 113 179 Testarossa $102,500 3,660 Flat 12 380 354 5-spd man 9.6 5.4 10.9 13.7 111 185 Isdera 108 Imperator $135,000 2,755 V8 390 387 5-spd man 7.1 5.0 10.8 13.3 111 176 with a slightly manic grin and shouted over the earsplitting roar of the engine, ‘This is the fastest I have ever gone in my life!’ Not the kind of thing you hear from a former Grand Prix driver and Le Mans winner who test drives almost every conceivable kind of car for a living.” Later in the afternoon, Phil Hill drove the CTR with John Lamm rid- ing shotgun and hit 211 mph through the speed traps. That run set a new world’s record for a “production” car. Phil Hill added this perspective: “I can’t forget the last RUF car we drove for top speed in our previous fastest cars story. It was the quickest, but it was also skitterish and a little scary, but the new one is just steady as a rock — and it’s about 39 km/h faster. I must say it is pretty extraordinary to take a car you can drive on the street and go this fast. How fast is 339 kilometers per hour in miles per hour? Two-ten or so? Amazing.” Later, Auto, Motor und Sport conducted a high-speed test at Nardo Ring, where the CTR logged 213 mph, but why quibble? The Yellowbird’s record at Ehra-Lessien stood for 18 years until a Bugatti Veyron broke it in 2005, with 10 more cylinders, twice the horsepower, and five times the price, but it did 253 mph. Coincidentally, in street mode, the Veyron’s top speed was 213 mph. To get to the 253 mph top speed, the driver had to select a mode that lowered ride height, closed air inlets, and lowered the rear spoiler. “Faszination on the Nürburgring” The second event occurred in 1989, when RUF took that same Yellowbird (now one word) to the Nordschleife of Nürburgring and set a record run of eight minutes, five seconds, a record later also broken by a Veyron. The two-lap videotape of RUF’s test driver Stefan Roser, PorscheKoenig/RS $131,500 2,800 Flat 6 TT 520 NA 5-spd man 5.6 4.0 7.2 11.6 134 201 * At the time of the R&T test, Ruf planned an MSRP of $142,900. Actual at introduction was $223,000 August 2016 Countach 5000S QV $118,000 3,285 V12 455 368 5-spd man 7.5 4.7 10.8 12.9 110 179 Porsche 959 Komfort $230,000 3,190 Flat 6 TT 450 370 6-spd man 7.4 4.0 9.4 12.4 116 197 Porsche 959 Sport $230,000 2,970 Flat 6 TT 450 370 6-spd man 6.9 3.6 8.2 11.9 120 198 Ruf CTR $223,000* 2,580 Flat 6 TT 469 457 5-spd man 5.8 4.0 7.3 11.7 134 211 71

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German Profile Column Author titled “Faszination on the Nürburgring,” went viral. Roser’s slides were lurid, steering wheel everywhere but straight, tires wailing, pushing out plumes of white smoke. The run has logged millions of views on YouTube. What was a CTR? Alois Ruf (senior) founded Auto Ruf, a service and repair shop, in 1939. It migrated to become a bus manufacturer in the 1950s, and finally a Porsche tuner in the early 1960s. His charismatic son, Alois Ruf (junior) took the helm at age 24 in 1974. Thereafter, he concentrated on his passion — Porsche 911s. Under the young Ruf, the firm progressed and was recognized in 1981 by the German government as an automobile manufacturer. Thus, Ruf could assign his own unique serial numbers. U.S. certification followed in 1988, but supposedly only one new CTR came to the States, in 1989 — with the unusual serial number 9111111097. For many years, Porsche treated Ruf as a good partner and he was able to buy bodies, engines and sub-assemblies from Stuttgart. He was even awarded subcontracts by the Sonderwunsch/ Exclusive Department. Porsche’s attitude ultimately changed, but by then Ruf was very well established. The RUF CTR was based on move up to 3,367 cc, with a Bosch Motronic ignition similar to that of the Porsche 962 race cars. There were two large turbochargers, twin intercoolers, and the typical huge RUF yellow air cleaner on top. To Road and Track, RUF specified output at 469 horsepower. Later specs read 496 horsepower, while rumors suggested up to 550, with 457 footpounds of torque. Ruf makes his own gearbox The gearbox was custom-made by Ruf. Until the 1989 models adopted Spotting a Real-Deal Ruf the G50 5-speed gearbox, the curse for 930 owners had long been the 4-speed gearbox, the only one deemed sufficiently strong by Porsche to handle the power of the turbocharged engine. Ruf circumvented that problem by building his own 5-speed box. He also specified his own gearing with the 300 kph and 200 mph targets in the design specs. A year or two later, Ruf began to make his own 6-speed gearbox. If you study the accompanying chart derived from the Road and Track test, you will see that Ruf wisely concentrated on weight to horsepower. The RUF Yellowbird had the second-best ratio among the nine R&T test cars, excepting only the Koenig/RS. If you see a CTR with this serial number plate, it is a “real” RUF factory-built CTR. The RUF-converted Porsche Carreras and Turbos all kept their original Porsche serial numbers. There is a huge value difference between the two types of CTRs the standard Porsche Carrera narrow-body, normally aspirated 3.2-liter 911, not the 930 Turbo, as one might imagine. Ruf wanted a lighter car and the narrow body for better aerodynamics. To further lighten the car, Ruf deployed aluminum doors, hood and engine lid — the latter with a lightweight flat SC/RS-style tail. Ruf added fiberglass bumpers, presaging the 964 look; rain gutters were shaved off; and NACA-like ducts were added to the rear fenders to feed air to the twin turbos. (Those ducts actually sucked air out of the engine compartment and were eliminated on later CTRs.) To help stiffen the tub, a full roll cage was integrated into the spartan RS-like interior. A 1972 911-style outside oil filler was used because the oil tank had to be relocated to accommodate one of the intercoolers. The suspension was up-rated, and the rear fenders were widened slightly to accommodate lightweight 17-inch Speedline wheels carrying Dunlop Denloc tires. The brakes were 13-inch Brembo four-piston units. The CTR weighed in at more than 400 pounds lighter than a Factory 930. The engine was modified with larger-bore pistons and cylinders to 72 What was our auction car? The car auctioned by RM Sotheby’s in Monaco on May 14 was one of the less valuable RUF-modified, customer-owned Porsches. It was not one of the 29 RUF factory-built CTRs. Furthermore, this one was built out of a 1988 930, so it lacked the narrow body of a “real” CTR, which is something aficionados consider essential. Early in its life it was converted to the less-advanced BTR specification with 375 horsepower and a top speed of 185–190 mph. In 1992, its owner asked RUF to convert the car again, this time to CTR specs. Ruf reportedly lost his records in a fire, but my RUF-oriented bud- dies think that from 30 to perhaps as many as 100 Carreras and Turbos were converted. Regardless, the market puts a premium on the 29 factory-built cars, which typically sell at about $500,000 in America and reportedly up to €700,000 in Europe. What does this say about the $256,646 realized at Monaco, including the buyer’s premium? I think that is a matter of collecting philosophy. Is it better to save 50% or even 75% and still get some bragging rights? Perhaps yes — until someone queries the Turbo flares or asks to see the serial number. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of RM Sotheby’s.) Sports Car Market

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American Profile 1949 Ford F-1 Pickup It appears the seller actually cost himself money with the modifications, but the buyer can take all back to stock by Carl Bomstead Details Years produced: 1948–52 (first generation) Number produced: 138,000 (1949 total truck production) Original list price: $1,239 Current SCM Valuation: Median to date, $28,025; high sale, $71,500 Tune-up cost: $150 Distributor cost: $25 Chassis # location: Clutch housing Engine # location: Same as chassis number Club: Classic Ford Truck Club Web: Alternatives: 1949 Dodge B1, 1949 Chevrolet 3100, 1949 Studebaker 2R SCM Investment Grade: C Comps 1951 Ford F-1 custom Lot F28, s/n F1R1KC24622 Condition 2Sold at $25,920 Mecum, Kansas City, MO, 4/25/15 SCM# 264746 Chassis number: 98RC295264 • Flathead V8 engine with modern upgrades • Floor-shift manual transmission • Mild custom with bucket seats • Dash and gauges period-correct • Ford step plates • Chromed bumpers • Beautiful finish • Radio T 74 he brilliant blue paint immediately draws your attention to this restored and mildly customized 1949 Ford pickup. The interior features complementary blue cloth bucket seats in an otherwise seemingly period-correct cabin in mainly a gray tone with the period dashboard and instruments onboard. The truck has a flathead V8 that looks to have been mechanically upgraded for better reliability, with a modern intake manifold and carburetor, plus the ease and peace of mind of a modern oil-filtering system. The Ford F-1 displays many attractive features that include a finished wood bed floor with bright securing strips, color-keyed steel wheels with trim rings, wide whitewall tires, dual exterior mirrors, radio, chromed bumpers, running-board step plates branded “Ford” and cabin side-window drip guards. Beautiful styling and the detailing with bright trim on the hood and grille add to the character of this sharp Ford pickup. SCM Analysis This truck, Lot 790, sold for $23,650, including buyer’s premium, at Auction America’s Spring Auburn auction at Auburn, IN, on May 7, 2016. Ford first built a commercial vehicle, a Model C de- livery van, in 1905, with a grand total of 10 that year. In contrast, in 2015, Ford delivered close to 900,000 pickup trucks in North America. The initial Model C was discontinued after the first year, and Ford started making commercial vehicles again in 1912, but their first factory pickup did not appear until 1925. In the interim, third parties such as the Galion Allsteel Body Company built and installed hauling boxes on modified Model T chassis. Other car companies came earlier to the truck party, and Studebaker first used the term “pick-up” in 1913. Early pickup trucks were based on a car chassis that was modified to accept an optional body. 1950 Ford F-1 Lot 1134, s/n 98RC48999 Condition 3- Not sold at $13,500 Leake, Tulsa, OK, 6/7/14 SCM# 244024 1952 Ford F-1 Lot 261, s/n F1D2LB11698 Condition 2Sold at $27,000 Branson, Branson, MO, 4/12/14 SCM# 243297 Sports Car Market Courtesy of Auctions America

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Enter the F-series In 1948, Ford introduced the “Ford Bonus Built” F-series, its first post-war truck design built on a dedicated truck platform. It was to become the longest continuous series produced by Ford — the F-series was manufactured for 60 years. The F-1 had a 6.5-foot bed and a flat windshield. Options included “See-Clear” foot-operated windshield washer, passenger’s side windshield wiper, sun visor and passenger’s side taillight. The wheels were painted black, as were the bumpers and running boards. The “Million Dollar” cab — so called as that was what Ford spent designing it — was wider, longer and taller than any previous pickup model. They were offered with either a 95-hp L-head six or the 100-hp V8. A total of 148,000 “Bonus Built” trucks were produced in 1948. The 1949 Ford F-1, to the uninitiated, was identical to the prior year’s offering — with only a couple of minor exterior changes. The wheels were now body color rather than black, and the red stripe on the Argent Silver grille bars was eliminated. Sales were off slightly, as Ford produced 138,000 trucks in 1949. Costly modifications Our subject Ford F-1 pickup offered at Auctions America was sub- jected to someone’s interpretation of how to improve Ford’s iconic design. The bumpers had been plated, and a weird Ford step plate was added to the running board. The “Million Dollar” cab was modified with bucket seats. Wide whitewall tires were added, which would have been an affront to any self-respecting, hard-working tradesman in the era. Under the hood an oil filter had been added and a newer intake manifold with larger carburetor installed. Today it is estimated that 85% of pickups are purchased as “life- style” vehicles rather than for commercial use. With vintage trucks, the figure pushes 100%. There is little argument that collector trucks are currently one of the hottest market segments, with numbers offered at most every auction, so we can make some fairly accurate observations. 1950s trucks tend to be a bit more valuable, as styling and creature comforts were more of a factor. Full customs assume the same risks as with other vehicles. For example, a fully customized 1949 Ford with a stated $150,000 in the build recently sold for less than $50,000. Gooding & Company recently sold a well-restored 6-cylinder 1949 F-1 for $22,000, and RM Sotheby’s sold a V8 version, which had received a frame-off restoration, for $33,000, so we can see the premium the V8 engine brings. I come from the school that prefers a stock presentation over modifica- tions, so it’s hard to see the benefits of what has been done to this Ford pickup. It appears the seller actually cost himself money with the mods. On the other hand, the buyer is entering an expanding market, and he very well may be ahead of the game by reversing the modifications and returning this truck to stock. If the new owner does that, this truck may still prove to be a wise purchase. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Auctions America.) August 2016 75

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Race Car Profile 1953 Jaguar C-Type Racer Jaguars usually sell at a discount from an equivalent Ferrari, but that discount is narrowing by Thor Thorson Details Years built: 1951–53 Number built: 53 Original list price: $6,500 ($58,000 in 2016 dollars) Current SCM Valuation: Median to date: $3,250,000; high sale $13,200,000 Chassis # location: Top of left front suspension Engine # location: On head between cams Club: Jaguar Club of North America Web: Comps: 1953 Ferrari 340 MM, 1951–53 Maserati A6GCS/53, 1953–56 Aston Martin DB3S SCM Investment Grade: A Comps Chassis number: XKC011 T his wonderful Le Mans racing Jaguar is one of the most unmolested, highly original, 1950s 24-Hourrace sports cars still surviving anywhere in the world today. It is also much more than “just” a Le Mans 24-Hour race car — it is a Le Mans 24-Hour-race top-10 finisher, and it achieved that feat in the Jaguar C-type model’s greatest Le Mans year — 1953 — when the Works cars finished 1st, 2nd, 4th and 9th overall. This remarkably conserved Jaguar C-type is offered here 61 years after it was last sold ex-Works by its manufacturer. It is also offered here direct from 53 years in one single, caring, continuous family ownership. Throughout its long current ownership, it has been consistently preserved and maintained in running order. It has never been circuit-raced within its current ownership, and its last competitive appearance was in a sprint in 1969. It has instead been used only very occasionally for day-to-day touring or specialized Jaguar and historic rally-type events. Most significantly, the car as offered here has survived throughout its long life with hardly anyone really laying an intrusive, meddling, originalitydestroying or performance-improving spanner upon it. SCM Analysis This car, Lot 114, sold for $8,221,626, including buyer’s premium, at Bonhams’ Les Grandes Marques à Monaco auction on May 13, 2016. In June of 1951, Jaguar dropped a bomb on the racing 76 world. The expectation was that Jaguar would show up at Le Mans with a team of lightweight XK 120s, possibly lowered and using a bigger engine. Instead they arrived with what they called the XK 120 Competition, later called the XK C — a completely new design that upstaged everything else entered. The C-type was the first modern racing car of the post-war world, and it immediately set the standards by which everything would be judged. In its debut outing at Le Mans, the C-Type beat the previously favored Talbot-Lago by nine laps, and by the end of the season, Jaguar stood alone as the car to beat in sports car racing. The C-type was that great. From staid to speed Let’s do a little background, so this makes sense. Jaguar evolved out of the Swallow Sidecar Company in the 1930s as a manufacturer of upper mid-market automobiles. It was sort of an English Buick. During World War II, they were busy doing defense work, but engineers spent their evenings thinking about what Jaguar would build when the war was over. The first thing they were going to need was a mod- ern engine to power things, so they set about playing with experimental concepts, labeled for the files as XA (experimental A), XB, and so on. When they got to XJ, it looked like they had a winner. It was effectively a copy of the Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 engine from just before the 1955 Aston Martin DB3S Lot 32, S/N DB3S111 Condition 2 Sold for $5,500,000 Gooding & Co., Pebble Beach, CA, 8/16/14 SCM# 245001 1953 Jaguar C-type Lightweight Lot 235, s/n XKC 052 Condition 2 Sold for $13,200,000 RM Sotheby’s, Monterey, CA, 8/15/15 SCM# 266148 1952 Ferrari 212 Export Touring Lot 110, s/n 0158ED Condition 2+ Sold for $7,526,400 RM Sotheby’s, Cernobbio, ITA, 5/12/15 SCM# 265869 Sports Car Market Courtesy of Bonhams

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war — an iron block straight-six with chain-driven overhead cams and hemispherical combustion chambers in an aluminum head. By 1948, the new engine was ready for introduction, with the final version being called the XK. Jaguar was determined to break out of their very staid, unadventurous image from before the war, and now they had the engine to do it. For publicity’s sake, it seemed a good idea to introduce the new engine at the 1948 Earls Court automobile show in a very sexy concept sports car. Within a few months, Jaguar managed to create a non-running — but beautiful — concept called the XK 120, which was named for the engine and how fast they thought it might go. It was an instant sensation, and Jaguar quickly decided to build 200 production examples, mostly as a way to test the new engine with customers who would be more tolerant than a luxury saloon buyer. Well, the market loved the XK 120, and Jaguar found itself in the business of building fast sports cars. On to Le Mans Not only did the XK 120s sell well in the desperately needed American export market, but the cars were raced, and the halo effect from competition success was helping sell Jaguar’s bread-and-butter sedans. In 1950, Jaguar ventured for the first time to Le Mans, the ultimate and premier automotive competition in the world. As it was their first time, Jaguar had little expectation of winning — and didn’t — but returned home with a strong feeling that they could actually do so if they put some effort into the project. Jaguar also understood that the production XK 120 wasn’t going to be enough to win Le Mans. They needed a racer. Jaguar’s success at generating export revenue put them in an enviable position relative to the rest of English manufacturing, and they used the advantage to recruit a number of gifted aircraft engineers. One was an aerodynamicist named Malcom Sayer, who was immedi- ately given the XK 120 Competition project. The only real constraints he was given were that it must use the XK engine and drivetrain and that it should “look similar to an XK 120.” The idea of a twin-tube “ladder” chassis like Ferrari’s was quickly discarded in favor of a triangulated tubular structure built to aircraft standards, and Sayer set himself to designing a light, slippery body shape that still looked like a Jaguar. The resulting shape had effectively the same frontal area as the XK 120, but had 22% less drag at 100 mph. It was aluminum to reduce weight. The tubular space frame was augmented with steel bulkheads welded in to form stressed members, which doubled the torsional stiffness of the chassis and foreshadowed the monocoque structures of the D-type and E-type to come. It is interesting to note that Jaguar’s aircraft approach considered, designed, and tested all of the engineering aspects of the new car, while Ferrari concentrated on building extraordinary engines that were set in conventional chassis and handed to various carrozzeria for bodywork. This was a classic art-vs.-science difference in approach. To improve handling, the front suspension was similar to the XK 120, but it had revised geometry, and the rear suspension was completely different, although the live axle was retained. Steering was made lighter and more precise with a new rack-and- pinion box that later became standard on the XK 140. Wire wheels were used because they were both lighter and improved brake cooling (how times have changed!). The engine was improved more than altered, with bigger valves, more camshaft, some porting, and the now-iconic two-inch sandcast SU carburetors. Fuel quality was still too sketchy to raise compression very much beyond 8:1, so the engine remained amazingly docile. The first modern sports car The resulting “C-type” was thus the first truly modern sports racing car — and a technological tour de force in a world that was still largely working from pre-war design concepts. It was — and remains — a superb driver’s car, with (for the era) supple suspension, precise and light steering, and handling that remains predictable and friendly all the way to the limit. As such, the C-type is a wonderful mount for a tour: I have had occa- sion to drive both a C-type and a 375 MM Ferrari on major tours. While the Ferrari may get more envious looks, the Jaguar is by far more fun to drive. Rising values When thinking about the C-type’s value and collectibility, there are a few things to keep in mind. The first is that racing Jaguars are always emotionally valued in pound sterling, not dollars or euros, so this car sold for £5.5 million, more or less. The second is that Jaguars have usually sold at a discount from what an equivalent Ferrari would sell for, but that discount has been narrowing over the past few years. For years, middle-line C-types seemed to be stuck at £2.7 million (about $4 million), but they recently moved into the £3.5–£4 million ($5 million–$6 million) range. The great cars, generally defined as ones with extensive — ideally, factory racing — history and/or good originality (or in the case of today’s car, very good race history and extreme originality) tend to track more closely with Ferrari values and now range from £5 million to £9 million ($8 million to $14 million) and more for a factory lightweight with Le Mans history. Interestingly, Ferraris are always valued in dollars, so you have to convert. Today’s car was originally thought to be a factory lightweight that had carried disc brakes at Le Mans in 1953, but careful research determined that it was in fact the Ecurie Francorchamps car instead, which badly hurt its value. On the other hand, this is a wonderful preservation car, virtually untouched and unchanged from its (not insubstantial) glory days, so selling at the lower edge of the “great C-type” range was appropriate. It was fairly bought and sold. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Bonhams.) August 2016 77

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Next Gen Profile 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series The Black Series Mercedes- Benz AMG cars simply transcend the conventional market by Pierre Hedary Details Years produced: 2008–11 Number produced: 350 Original list price: $301,750 Current SCM Valuation: Median to date, $209,000; high sale, $294,235 Oil change: $600 Chassis # location: Behind passenger’s seat, underneath parcel-shelf cover Engine # location: Rear left side of engine behind cylinder head Club: Mercedes Benz Club of America Web: Alternatives: 2011–12 Aston Martin DBS Carbon Black, 2009–15 Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS, 2004–10 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren, 2010 Porsche 911 GT2 RS SCM Investment Grade: B Comps Chassis number: WDB2304792F159462 T he SL65 AMG Black Series was unveiled at Monterey in 2008. The base car SL65 AMG’s 6.0liter V12 engine was retained for the Black Series, but it received larger turbochargers, a bigger in- tercooler, a new exhaust system and a suitably remapped ECU, resulting in an increase in maximum power to 670 horsepower (approximately a 10% improvement over the stock SL65 AMG) while torque went up to a mighty 737 lb/ft, delivered between 2,200 and 4,200 revs. AMG’s engineers not only increased engine output but also trimmed 250 kg (550 pounds) off the car’s weight courtesy of additional carbon fiber panels, further improving the power- to- weight ratio. The result was a 0–60 mph time of 3.8 seconds, while top speed was electronically limited to 199 mph. This stupendous performance reached the road via AMG’s Speedshift Plus multi mode 5- speed automatic gearbox. This rare, right- hand-drive SL65 AMG Black Series is offered for sale by one of the U.K.’s foremost supercar collectors. Presented in A1 condition throughout, the car has covered only 3,900 miles from new and was last serviced (at Mercedes -Benz Brighton) in September 2015 (at 3,782 miles). Offered with V5C document and a full complement of MoTs, it represents a possibly once in -a- lifetime opportunity to acquire one of these fabulous, limited- edition supercars. 78 SCM Analysis This car, Lot 57, sold for $294,235, including buyer’s premium, at Bonhams’ Goodwood Members Meeting Auction in Chichester, U.K., on March 20, 2016. Before we delve into the theory behind the sale of this SL65 Black Series, which sold for three times (or more) as much as a normal SL65 in this condition would have brought, I need to ask a philosophical question: Does exclusivity actually create long-term commercial value? To answer this, we need to begin with the socioeconomic history of the AMG brand. AMG in the 1980s A long time ago, Mercedes-Benz AMGs were a wild and varied bunch of cars — some had cosmetic enhancements and others had serious engine modifications. At the top of the 1980s heap was the Mercedes-Benz AMG Hammer, with a 4-cam, 6-liter version of the Mercedes M117 V8. These were conservatively rated at 350 horsepower, but the real number was closer to 425. Back then, any Mercedes with this “Tiermotor” was a machine to be feared, and any 4-cam AMG car that released its filthy shower of hydrocarbons on, say, your twin-kidney grille, was something you would never forget. Not only was each example highly individualized (and 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Lot 6580.1, s/n WDDAK76FXM001848 Condition 1 Sold at $412,500 Barrett-Jackson, Las Vegas, NV, 9/23/10 SCM# 166283 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Lot 149, s/n: WDDRJ7HA9BA004982 Condition 1Sold at $137,500 Motostalgia, Indianapolis, IN, 6/12/15 SCM# 265565 2015 Mercedes SLS AMG GT Final Edition Lot 175, s/n WDDRK7JAXFA011243 Condition 1 Sold at $228,800 Bonhams, Scottsdale, AZ, 1/15/15 SCM# 256961 Sports Car Market Courtesy of Bonhams

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I am not simply referring to the addition of a spoiler kit), but a real AMG with a 4-cam M117 engine alone cost the equivalent of a brandnew Mercedes W126 or W107. Have I just described exclusivity? Life after the merger Mercedes set up a sales partnership with AMG in 1990, and some pretty exciting models followed. These included the E36 sedan, coupe and wagon, the E60 sedan, the SL73 and a run of other hairy- chested hot rods. I would include the C36 and the C43 in this list, but you can find a good example of the W202 with little effort, so they aren’t as exclusive as the aforementioned models. Economically, things were making sense for both parties, so Daimler Chrysler bought out AMG in 1999. After that, the mundane set in, and AMG models became easily attainable, costing little more than a regular Mercedes sedan. Mercedes-Benz AMG cars are still fast, marvelously constructed vehicles, but they are not exclusive. The used-car values of these newer AMGs are very close to standard-production Mercedes, meaning they do not have long-term commercial value. They have not retained the hype and mystique of the pre- merger AMGs either, as they simply don’t look any different from the rest of the model line. To underline all this, all modern, mass-produced AMGs are assembled in house with the rest of Mercedes-Benz’s current models. AMG descends to the Camry-sphere The minds at AMG made the prudent decision to reassert the unique nature of their product. While the current AMG models were selling like hot cronuts on a Saturday morning, the whole model range had become confusing (and is still confusing). The goal was to build an AMG for everyone, which ultimately low- ered the brand to what I call the Camry-sphere, aka The Universe of Mundane, Everyday Cars. While current owners of these AMG hot rods might disagree, my 1985 300CD garners more excitement than the majority of my MBCA friends’ modern AMG products. To satisfy the clientele who expected an exclusive AMG product, a super -expensive, super- fast, über- AMG was urgently required. The result was the Black Series. Did Mercedes create a product with staying power, or was this another creative marketing gimmick? It’s still not apparent if the Black Series — made from 2008 through 2011 — is different enough to make it worth $200,000 more than a normal SL65. The exceptional characteristic that the Black Series has going for it, in my opinion, is its sinister-sounding name, so we will begin there. If you look at automotive nomenclature, “Black Series” sounds just as good as “Miura,” “Tour de France” or “M1.” Factually speaking, a 10% performance improvement at this level is useful, but historically, a slight tweak in engine output and a stiffer suspension have never generated extreme positive movement in value on a Mercedes. A mighty step above the usual AMG Other than the name and the extra power, the Black Series is en- dowed with some cosmetic enhancements, a welded-on hard top and a useful amount of weight reduction. I will argue all day long that this is a talented kid brother to the SLR McLaren, and if we see this SL65 as a member of the SLR/SLS family, then suddenly our value perception is significantly altered. Ultimately, no one can deny that this car exhibits enough machismo to significantly differentiate it from a normal, run -of- the -mill SL65. The exclusivity that the Black Series exudes places it in a category of Mercedes -Benz vehicles that simply transcend the conventional market — much like its ancestor, the 4-cam, 6-liter Hammer, did in 1986. While some depreciation will inevitably occur (especially if our subject car leaves the U.K.), I would rather gamble a $100,000 loss on this car than take the inevitable $50,000 hit on a normal AMG product (which, if you own a modern AMG, is currently in progress). This car was well bought and sold because speed and exclusivity never go out of style. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Bonhams.) August 2016 79

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Market Reports Overview Spring Auctions in Monaco Give Mixed Signals One went up and one went down — it all came down to which cars met reserve Top 10 Sales This Issue (Land Auctions Only) By Chad Tyson I 1. 1951 Ferrari 340 America Barchetta, $8,340,982—RM Sotheby’s, MCO, p. 92 2. 1953 Jaguar C-type racer, $8,221,626—Bonhams, MCO, p. 112 3. 1997 Porsche 911 GT1 Evolution coupe, $3,175,989—RM Sotheby’s, MCO, p. 92 4. 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO coupe, $2,061,932—Bonhams, MCO, p. 121 5. 1966 Ferrari 275 GTS Spyder, $2,053,165—RM Sotheby’s, MCO, p. 93 6. 1948 Tucker 48 sedan, $1,539,874—RM Sotheby’s, MCO, p. 96 7. 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing, $1,411,551—RM Sotheby’s, MCO, p. 90 8. 1961 Jaguar XKE Series I 3.8 racer, $1,209,600—H&H Auctions, U.K., p. 138 9. 1925 Bugatti Type 35 Grand Prix roadster, $1,200,618—Bonhams, MCO, p. 112 10. 1988 Porsche 959 Komfort Stage 2 coupe, $1,026,582—RM Sotheby’s, MCO, p. 92 Best Buys 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG convertible, $30,800—BarrettJackson, FL, p. 104 82 t’s only every other year that we get to turn our auction attention to the Côte d’Azur, where RM Sotheby’s and Bonhams peddle their wares in one of the most exclusive settings on the auction calendar. That playboy playground is not the only locale where we had analysts, as we have reports from the U.K, Texas and Florida to provide a more complete snapshot of the collector-car market in spring of 2016. RM Sotheby’s traveled to Le Sporting in Monaco and brought along 114 cars, plus dozens of lots of automobilia, carriages, etc., selling 83 of the automobiles. A 1951 Ferrari 340 America sold at $8.34m for the top spot on the results list. The total came to $31.5m. Bonhams also hosted a sale in Monaco, returning for the first time since 2012. On May 13 at the Fairmont Hotel, they sold 24 of 42 lots. While 57% sell-through isn’t ideal, their total of $17.3m was a more than 600% increase from their 2012 sales total. Top-sale honors went to a Jaguar C-type, which brought in a higher-than-expected $8.2m. H&H held their springtime Imperial War Museum sale in Duxford, Cambridgeshire, U.K., and pulled off an impressive sale. One of the first seven Lightweight E-types sold for $1.2m. Total dollars jumped up 167% over last year, to $6m, with some special cars leading the way. Back stateside, Barrett-Jackson continued their streak of $20m-plus sales in Palm Beach to a fourth year. Of the 481 cars on consignment from April 8 to 10, 468 sold for a total of $23,096,585 — an increase of 7% over last year. High sale was to a 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 at $550,000. Despite threatening weather, Worldwide Auctioneers nearly matched their best-ever Houston Classic sale on April 23. They sold 76 of 105 lots for $11.4m, with high sale coming from a 1967 Shelby 427 Cobra, at $1.375m. Chad’s Market Moment: At first glance at the num- bers, there seems to be a tale of two sales in Monaco. RM Sotheby’s total of car sales was down 45% from their alltime Monaco high of $56,765,461 in 2014. Bonhams, on the other hand, was up 612% from their 2012 visit. But, as always, those first glances rarely tell the whole tale. 2014 and 2015 sales are proving to be post-recession high points — in some cases even being all-time high points. At RM’s 2014 Monaco sale, there were 16 lots that sold for over $1m, whereas 12 lots were bid that high this goaround, with only seven of them hammered sold. This goes along with the trend we’ve been watching since Monterey 2015 — the disconnect at the top end of the market between what sellers want and what buyers are offering. If the 275 GTB NART Spyder had hammered sold at the high bid, we’d be having a different conversation about the results. Bonhams’ sales numbers, however, appeared to have Bonhams’ Willy Wonka candy store Sales Totals of Auctions in This Issue $23.1m Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach, FL April 8–10, 2016 Portland, OR April 16, 2016 Duxford, U.K. April 20, 2016 Montgomery, TX April 23, 2016 Spokane, WA May 11, 2016 Monte Carlo, MCO May 13, 2016 Monte Carlo, MCO May 14, 2016 $0 $10m 1: National concours standard/perfect 2: Very good, club concours, some small flaws 3: Average daily driver in decent condition $20m SCM 1–6 Scale Condition Rating: 4: Still a driver but with some apparent flaws 5: A nasty beast that runs but has many problems 6: Good only for parts gone absolutely bonkers. In 2012 their total on 36 sold lots was $2,435,880. Compare that with their $17,337,503 from 24 lots this year, and we’re looking at a 612% increase on 12 fewer cars. But when we remember that $8,221,626 of that total is one Jaguar C-type and the 57% sell-through rate, the result — while still wholly impressive — loses some of that first-glance sparkle. The results, however, match the narrative they’ve been writing since at least 2014 — they’re doing it better than ever before and are here to stay. ♦ $30m RM Sotheby’s Bonhams Silver Worldwide $1.5m $17.3m $31.5m $40m H&H Silver $345k $6.1m $11.4m 1947 Bristol 400 cabriolet, $256,646—RM Sotheby’s, MCO, p. 88 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet B, $836,000—Worldwide, TX, p. 128 1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 coupe, $298,368—H&H Auctions, U.K., p. 138 1971 Alpine A110 1600S coupe, $97,877—Bonhams, MCO, p. 114 Sports Car Market

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Market Reports Trending Now Buy/Sell/Hold Thinking about wading into the auction market? SCM’s editors offer some recommendations on three alluring sports cars By Jim Pickering Median Sold Price $4,000 $6,000 $8,000 $10,000 $12,000 $14,000 $16,000 $18,000 $20,000 $2,000 $0 $14,492 20.5% $12,023 $11,660 3.1% $11,017 5.8% $9,288 -35.9% $15,950 71.7% $17,461 9.5% $18,360 5.1% $17,086 13.4% $15,064 -18% The Z was an everyman’s sports car — a powerful and cheap alternative to the comparatively expensive Porsche 911 in period. This is the car that introduced the enthusiast world to J-tin — specifically Japanese sports cars seriously aimed at taking a bite out of what was then a Euro-dominated market. It stands to reason, then, that Z prices have risen with the leading edge of the Japanese collectible-car boom of the past few years, and with so many buyers having had experience behind the wheel of one of these at one time or another, there’s a lot of interest here that I don’t see waning anytime soon. We’ve seen a relatively steady climb in terms of median values since 2007, and with highly restored cars bringing ever-stronger prices at each auction appearance, the time to buy is now. 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 1970–73 Median Sold Price $200,000 $300,000 $400,000 $500,000 $600,000 $700,000 $800,000 $900,000 $1,000,000 $100,000 $0 $891,000 26.9% $702,000 41.2% $480,000 77.1% $275,146 1.2% $271,000 $271,975 -43.3% $317,822 15.5% $300,540 -5.4% 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 $497,262 65.5% $693,000 -22.2% Datsun 240Z Number produced: 16,215 (1970), 131,900 (1971–73) Number sold at auction in the past 12 months: Five Average price of those cars: $23,717 Current SCM median value: $29,500 (1970), $16,700 (1971–73) The ’73 RS 2.7 was a racing homologation special, combining a decent amount of comfort and a lot of track capabilities on top of the already-tight 911 platform. The RS is well known for being a blast to drive, and since it was never federalized to be sold in this country, it offers up a value double-whammy: the car is both rare and exclusive, and it’s a blistering performance machine. There are a lot of great 911s out there, but if we’re lining them all up, the RS 2.7 must rank at the top of the desirability list. But seeing their values peak in 2015 at an $891k median after a long run, and then watching them fall 22% through 2016 seems to support what some of us have been thinking about the Porsche market for some time: the high-water mark has been hit, and receding values, at least in the near future, are likely. If the trends continue, selling now will look like a prudent move. Number produced: 1,560 (1,360 Touring and 200 Lightweight) Number sold at auction in the past 12 months: Nine Average price of those cars: $705,595 Current SCM median value: $632,500 (Touring) Median Sold Price $600,000 $500,000 $400,000 $300,000 $200,000 $100,000 $0 $176,000 $173,938 19.5% 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 1974–76 $145,600 -17.3% $110,782 -36.3% 84 $511,500 44% $466,500 -8.8% $355,294 45.4% $215,875 94.9% $173,259 -19.7% $244,277 41% Enzo Ferrari wasn’t keen on selling mid-engine road cars, but he didn’t have much choice in the matter: by the 1970s, Ferrari’s race cars had mostly all adopted that layout, and the introduction of the svelte mid-engine Miura forced Ferrari’s hand. The answer was to put a flat-12 behind the driver, and Ferrari did that with the 365 BB, and later the 512 BB and the 512 BBi. Earlier Ferraris have been on a value tear over the past several years, and later cars, namely the Testarossa, have been seeing increased interest after years of flat numbers. Cars like the BB have not been stagnant, either, but there’s more interest due to them as well. After all, these bridge the gap between the Enzo era and today’s supercars, and today’s buyers are showing their nostalgia for the poster-car era with their wallets. Median BB values have been on the move across the line since 2013, and while I don’t foresee a boom, I wouldn’t be surprised by more growth. Hold if you have one. Ferrari 365 BB Number produced: 387 Number sold at auction in the past 12 months: Three Average price of those cars: $491,407 Current SCM median valuation: $495,000 Sports Car Market BUY SELL HOLD

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RM Sotheby’s Monte Carlo, MCO RM Sotheby’s — Monaco 2016 A Lamborghini Diablo SE30 Jota achieved a record price of $769,937 — $200k more than expected Company RM Sotheby’s Date May 14, 2016 Location Monte Carlo, MCO Auctioneer Maarten ten Holder Automotive lots sold/offered 83/114 Sales rate 73% Sales total $31,481,510 High sale 1951 Ferrari 340 America, sold at $8,340,982 Buyer’s premium 12%, included in sold prices ($1.00=€0.88) Last of the analog supercars — 1995 Lamborghini Diablo SE30 Jota coupe, sold at $769,937 Report and photos by Paul Hardiman Market opinions in italics T his was RM’s first sale in my memory without Max Girardo, whose effervescent auctioning style had lifted the now Anglo-Canadian company’s sales for much of the past decade. Nobody works harder to charm and cajole the audience. Max’s occasionally jack-in-the-box style tended be conducted in three or four languages — sometimes it seemed, all at once, which is very handy when you’re addressing a very diverse audience in Paris, Italy, Monaco or even London. New auctioneer Maarten ten Holder was obviously from the same school — moving around the stage and addressing the crowd in multiple languages. He is Sotheby’s Europe managing director, joining the company in 1989 and director of sales in North and South America since 2007, with several years of fine-art sales under his gavel. Although the amazing rollback rotating roof of Le Sporting wasn’t open this time, RM Sotheby’s tried harder with the cars on display on the decks below, in what’s usually the underground car park. The cars were bombarded with both spot- and floodlights, usually with a wall-sized graphic of the lot in question behind it. After the 1951 Ferrari 340 — 0116A, which, with great history including twice starting Le Mans — sold 86 for $8.3m, the star of the show was the 275 GTB NART Spyder, of which there were only 10. Ten Holder ran this one up very quickly to an ultimately unsuccessful top bid of €17m ($19.2m), which was at least $2.2m too low to buy it. Likewise, a high bid of €1.35m ($1.53m) was insufficient to buy the brown 1964 250 GT/L Lusso. But a very original 275 GTS made just Monte Carlo, MCO over $2m, and a Lamborghini Diablo SE30 Jota achieved a record price of $769,937, or around $200k more than expected. The second-highest price paid on the night was $3,132,360 for the only known road-registered Porsche 911 GT1 Evolution. A Group 4 Renault 5 Turbo rally car sold (for $537,880), but a Group B ex-Vatanen Peugeot 205 T16 didn’t at a similar $565k. And a 1993 Cagiva-built Mini Moke fetched an amazing $58k, topped by an even more amazing $64k for a Meyers-clone German-built HAZ beach buggy. As well as the main catalog, which included a small collection of cars from the Agusta family of motorcycle and helicopter fame, the second catalog dealt with the Quattroruote Collection, 39 lots in mostly fair-to-older-restored order showcasing important stop-off points in automobile history, from a de Dion chassis, Ford and Willys Jeeps, through various Fiats to a Hispano-Suiza and a vintage Rolls-Royce. In all, 27 cars were offered at no reserve and all sold — high seller being the Bugatti Type 57 cabriolet by Gangloff displayed upstairs alongside the top Ferraris, at $757,105. ♦ Sales Totals $60m $50m $40m $30m $20m $10m 0 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 Sports Car Market NO AUCTION NO AUCTION

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RM Sotheby’s Monte Carlo, MCO ENGLISH #249-1947 BRISTOL 400 cabriolet. S/N 4001102. Eng. # 40085C1001FNS. Blue/Magnolia leather. RHD. Odo: 9,999 miles. Beautiful Bristol looks like an Alfa because it was bodied by Pinin Farina (two words up to 1957). Only one like this and first car with the FNS sports engine. This was the 1947 Geneva Motor Show car, now immaculately restored by Bristol specialist Spencer Lane-Jones through the 1990s. Excellent paint, chrome and other brightwork. All dash BEST BUY model, but for its condition and history I’d call it well bought. (See profile, p. 64.) #231-1961 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 Mk I Works rally car. S/N HBN713708. Red/ white fiberglass/black leather. RHD. Odo: 67,442 miles. Real rally car in used condition. Paint faded almost to matte, but it’s been on there for at least 22 years. Leather looks a bit newer than the rest of it, maybe since its 1995 restoration. Halda Speedpilot still fitted and charmingly still wears its English tax disc ex- FRENCH #222-1928 BUGATTI TYPE 40 roadster. S/N 40532. Blue/brown leather. RHD. Odo: 286 km. Type 40 is the Brescia successor, still with same engine. Paint looks recent, but dates from 1964, when body was revised into this boattail style. Nicely dulled radiator shell and headlights. Newish leather. Engine-turning on details present and unbroken. New-looking top and leather is lightly creased. Just gorgeous. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $256,646. Ran in 1949 Alpine Rally. By pure chance I met the (Canadian) owner on the plane to Nice, and he told me he was selling because he simply wasn’t using it enough. No doubt it was a good opportunity to catch the Monaco Historics at the same time. Bid to €200k ($228k), which was about €100k ($114k) short of what was needed here. But it’s a long way back to Canada... Well bought. #239-1952 BENTLEY R-TYPE sedan. S/N B68SR. Green/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 19,008 miles. Good restored, retrimmed order. Originally Dark Olive Green with gray interior, but repainted in ’90s in this metallic. Appearance still mostly good, with excellent chrome. Leather newer—just starting to take on a bit of character. Fitted with aircraft-style seat belts, although original headlight washers and bug deflector no longer present. With piring March 1962. With FIA papers. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $461,962. Third overall at 1961 Acropolis Rally, with Peter Riley and Tony Ambrose. Subsequently bought from the Works by Rauno Aaltonen as a practice car. Sold on in 1965 and in Finnish private ownership since. Sold by the family after its owner of 48 years passed away in 2013. Soared past its low estimate of €250k ($285k) to hammer at €360k ($411k)—a record for an ex-Works rally Healey, but then it is the most original one left. #217-1969 MGC GTS Sebring coupe. S/N MGC500757. Black/black vinyl. RHD. Odo: 227 miles. One of six original, aluminum-bodied Sebring racers made by BMC Competitions Dept. Two were built by the Works—this is one of the other four, assembled in period from parts by John Chatham. Still retains its rare, Works aluminum engine block. Good overall order for racer. Overdrive switch in gearknob, Abington Works style. Spare set of original Minilite mags included, although they’ll be about as airtight as a sponge by now. French title and FIA papers. dash a bit ineffectual (lightweight and freehand). Italian title. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $192,484. In long-term ownership of Agusta family. Originally given away to a driver after 1928 Bugatti GP and spent most of its life in the Alsace region. Offered without reserve and sold realistically where expected. #139-1939 BUGATTI TYPE 57 cabrio- let. S/N 57731. Cream & green/black cloth/ green leather. RHD. Odo: 73,751 km. Older paint getting a little edgy, but bumpers and plating okay. Door fit still good and leather newish. Only lot from Quattroruote Collection to be displayed upstairs with star Ferraris. Sold on a bill of sale. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $757,105. Once the company demonstrator of Jean-Pierre Wimille. Only one bodied like this and in Quattroruote Collection since 1964. Hammered sold at high end of estimate range, and deservedly so, as provenance made up for slightly cosmetically tired condition. One slight buggeration factor was that this needed to be transported back to Italy after the sale (okay, it’s not far...) to be officially exported. #273-1982 RENAULT 5 Turbo Group 4 tools, pump, jack and oilers plus handbook. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $53,896. Originally (lightly) modified by Bentley to do the 1953 Monte Carlo Rally with one of the original Bentley Boys, Mike Couper. He and it finished 45th, but won the Concours de Confort. Remained in Europe until 1968, when it went to California. Offered but not sold against an $80k–$100k estimate at Bonhams Scottsdale 2012 (SCM# 4775897). Here it was offered without reserve and sold in the right range for 88 Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $160,404. Chatham reckoned that this finished super-lightweight version weighed 900 kg, which is about the same as my Escort, or (ahem) about 175 kg lighter than a Porsche RS 2.7 Touring. Hammered €10k ($11k) under lower estimate, but looks a fair buy because all estimates at this sale skewed to the ambitious side. So, fairly bought...and a real piece of history. rally car. S/N B0000454. White/blue velour. Odo: 133,845 miles. 1982 French Rally Championship winner (and also first 2WD finisher in ’84 Monte) presented in good order for a formerly working rally car that has an unusually high mileage for a competition weapon. Belts dated to 2017, though there’s a big DO NOT START note on dash. French title. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $545,372. This one sold, unlike the much more important exVatanen Peugeot 205 T16 that hit the stops at Sports Car Market

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RM Sotheby’s Monte Carlo, MCO 327 or about 20% more than the restored EMW we profiled in the March 2016 issue (p. 64). Shame a 503 had to die to make this— they’re as rare as rocking-horse manure—but donor might have been rotten and beyond redemption. $565k unsold. This hit nearly the same. Very healthy, well-over-estimate money for a junior top-level car that’s more important in France and Monaco than anywhere else. GERMAN #287-1938 BMW 327 Sport cabriolet. S/N 73928. Yellow & black/yellow leather. Odo: 74,458 miles. Restored, but with a difference. It runs motor and axles from a 503, a radiator from a 501 and a 5-speed Getrag—a period resto-mod, if you will. Brightwork and paint all good. Interior is rather yellow too, in good order throughout. Electric windows use ship of the Agusta family (of motorcycles and helicopters) from new. Sold mid-estimate. Gullwings have slipped back a little in the past 12 months like everything else, but compares well with the $1,232,588 that 00037 (SCM# 6799287), also in long-term ownership but perhaps not quite as nice, fetched at Goodwood in March. original winders as switches. Xenon headlights. U.K. title. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $153,987. Originally supplied to Romania. Offered without reserve, hammered mid-estimate, which means the Monaco crowd thought it was worth around half the price of a stock #236-1958 MERCEDES-BENZ 190SL convertible. S/N 121040850089. Black/red leather. Concours level or massively overrestored—depending on your point of view. Good details, still with Solexes, black battery and fitted luggage in trunk. Leather new and showing on car. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $64,161. Offered at no reserve and sold for more than three times lower estimate. I’m not quite sure how anyone thought this was worth so much given that you could have a small-bumper 911 for the same, but this is Monaco.... Like the Moke and the various Fiat beach cars that also sold similarly well, the perfect rear-deck accessory for the multitude of big yachts parked here for Historics week (and the F1 GP held on same circuit two weeks later). #244-1973 PORSCHE 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Touring coupe. S/N 9113601046. Eng. # 66331077. Light Yellow/black vinyl & corduroy. Odo: 27,213 km. Sunroof car with electric windows, heated rear window and Recaro sports driver’s seat. Recently restored in its original color. Vinyl and corduroy inserts in good order. Good pipes, exchangers and rear mounts. Also has bright aluminum sill trims, with one slight ding in driver’s side. With books (including RS supplement) and tools. Porsche Certificate of Authenticity. French 90 Sports Car Market offered with it. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $166,820. 190SLs have shown a dramatic price rise over past two years, presumably pulled up behind the 300SL—which is a different animal altogether. So over-the-top it’s unusable, but—predictably in the world of bling—it hit a very strong-for-model price despite being so beyond perfect it’s practically unusable. #286-1969 HAZ DUNE BUGGY utility. S/N HAZ00093875881. Eng. # 0428762. Red/ black vinyl. Odo: 23,880 miles. Classic buggy looks, but this one’s made in Germany. Basically a copy of the Meyers, and TÜV approved, with one owner from new. Fiberglass all in good shape, with nice period alloys. Interior is getting a bit tired, with a split in driver’s seat vinyl. Greek title, but no VIN #224-1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Gullwing. S/N 1980405500799. Silver/blue leather. Odo: 60,142 km. Good panel gaps, paint and chrome following repaint. Now with front discs. No cracks in steering wheel, but slightly wrinkly dash top and leather is lightly creased. Modern stereo and rally tripmeter. Italian title. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,411,551. In long-term owner- TOP 10 No. 7 so bright I thought it was velvet from 10 paces. Chassis number says it’s a very early U.S.-supplied ’58 coupe (no soft top), and though this, like so many of them, has acquired the folding roof, there was no hard top

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RM Sotheby’s Monte Carlo, MCO the price that a decent, stock 930 approaches on a good day. (See profile, p. 70.) title. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $699,359. Hammered at €545k ($622k). This had everything going for it, but compared with what these have been changing hands for on the private market, you can’t help feeling it sold a bit light. Perhaps it’s because the later in the series, the further the RS moved from the original lightweight concept, especially when loaded with electric extras like this one. Or perhaps these cars have adjusted downward a bit to current market conditions. TOP 10 No. 10 #253-1988 PORSCHE 959 Komfort Stage 2 coupe. S/N WP0ZZZ95ZJS900248. Eng. # 65H00310. Black/black leather. Odo: 9,982 miles. Leather lightly creased and still smells waxy inside. Upgraded to Stage 2 spec by Porsche Classic Center in Stuttgart. Repainted to ensure color match following front-end shunt that required a new bumper. With books and tools, and also origi- #261-1997 PORSCHE 911 GT1 Evolution coupe. S/N GT1993117. Silver/ black cloth. Former racer. Originally supplied as a bare tub to U.S. to repair a damaged race car. Restored back to road trim— making it the only road-legal GT1 race car. Less than two hours running since and in com- TOP 10 No. 3 mensurate condition. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $3,175,989. Big history including Daytona 24 Hours. Three-time Canadian GT Championship winner. Also appeared at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Final price with premium was just over lower estimate, which is normally somewhere near the reserve. So let’s assume it just scraped through. ITALIAN TOP 10 No. 1 #232-1951 FERRARI 340 AMERICA Barchetta. S/N 0116A. Red/black leather. RHD. Odo: 12,008 km. Third nal turbochargers supplied loose. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $1,026,582. One of three supplied in black and thought to be only one also with a black interior. Final price was near lower estimate, suggesting hammer price was around $100k less than the slightly ambitious ask. Owner was probably right to accept. #213-1988 PORSCHE 911 Turbo RUF CTR coupe. S/N WP0ZZZ93ZJS000370. Black/black leather. Odo: 51,306 km. Straight and shiny, with no usual 911/930 rot spots. Although side skirts and sill extensions look a bit homemade (or ’80s Lambo, if you prefer). Motor a bit grubby and damp under, but pipes are okay. Interior not unduly worn. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $256,646. Modified to 375 hp by RUF in vein of the Yellowbird when new, then hopped up again in 1992. Sold for about twice illegal refuel; retired with a clutch problem in ’52). From 1964 to ’74 in the Bardinon Collection at Mas du Clos. Although perhaps not the best-historied 340 in the world, in the absence of the 275 NART Spyder selling, this was the star lot of the evening. Bidding stalled a little at €6m ($6.85m) before one more bid on the phone took it to the hammer at €6.5m. (See profile, p. 62.) #225-1958 LANCIA AURELIA B24 S convertible. S/N B24S1676. Blue/orange leather. Odo: 26 km. S is for Sinistre (left drive) rather than Spider. These came a year later and have more substantial windscreens and doors. Just out of restoration, new leather very orange. Originally red. Paint has a few swirl marks—could be the weird light in Le Sporting’s underground car park. Cond: 2+. 92 Sports Car Market of 23 340 Americas, and eighth bodied by Touring. Recently restored to probably better than new, with original-type windscreens and frame. New leather has a bit of instant patina. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $8,340,982. Ran in 1951 and ’52 24 Hours of Le Mans (co-driven in ’51 by Louis Chiron, but black-flagged for an

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RM Sotheby’s Monte Carlo, MCO ownership from 1977 until sold at RM Monterey 2014 for $1,760,000 (SCM# 6710878) when we said, “Remarkable to find an example that has been maintained to this level. Hope the new owner continues to respect what he has acquired. Well bought and properly sold.” Well, he didn’t keep it for long. Once you factor in the shift in dollar exchange rates the past 10 months, price hasn’t changed much. Against background of a gentle easingback at the top of the market, that’s good news for our vendor. #254-1968 FERRARI 275 GTS/4 NART SOLD AT $372,136. First supplied to U.S., and retains U.S.-style overriders. To Europe some time after ’90s and restored there. Hammered mid-estimate, as usual at just a fraction of cost of a Spider. The thinking man’s buy.... #248-1964 FERRARI 250 GT/L Lusso coupe. S/N 5681GT. Eng. # 5681GT. Brown/ beige leather. Odo: 75,987 km. Very straight with excellent panel fit. Sharpness perhaps disguised a little by color. Highly polished Borranis, but a few scratch marks in front Spyder. S/N 11057. Eng. # 11057. Red/brown leather. Last of the 10 NART Spyders and only one in Grigio Scuro as-new—repainted this red in 2000. Apart from that, almost more than perfect—except that rear trunk lid lip doesn’t quite line up. There’s also one small paint chip to right of it. Retrimmed in 2009 and still looks new. Passenger’s side glass a little bumper. Leather just going shiny. With full set of tools. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $1,525,500. Not a good day for big Ferraris. Struggling from €1.2m to €1.3m ($1.4m– $1.5m), auctioneer eventually threw in the towel at this price, $200k under lower estimate, and it was declared unsold. TOP 10 No. 5 #243-1966 FERRARI 275 GTS Spyder. S/N 07805. Eng. # 07805. White/ blue cloth/blue leather. Odo: 24,127 miles. Very original car and said to still have its factory paint. Still presentable, but there’s some light rusting on sill panels, and rear bumper is speckled—worse on right. Leather is original, creased and almost distressed. Mileage claimed original from new. Once fitted with a cocktail bar in the left seat, and a trailer hitch for towing owner’s boat. With books, tool roll and two original key sets. Fer- scratched. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $19,210,000. Much-vaunted star of the show— Steve McQueen had one, remember—and this had been owned by Lord Irvine Laidlaw since 2009. But that doesn’t make a sale a foregone conclusion, and sadly, it bid “only” to €17m, which was about $3m light. Perhaps it needed to be the original color. #227-1968 FERRARI 330 GTC coupe. S/N 10903. Yellow/black leather. Odo: 16,717 miles. Straight with good paint, though someone has detailed wheel slots in red. Retains grilles in rear vents, which I’ve never seen before. Leather newish, just taking on a little wear. With tools and manuals. Ferrari Clas- siche Certified. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $551,788. Although sold to Chinetti when almost new, it apparently never left Europe. Swiss owned all its life—the last 23 years in hands of vendor. €550k–€650k ($628k–$742k) was a big ask in today’s market, and final price was €70k below low end. I’d call that right and the catalog high. rari Classiche certified. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $2,053,165. One of only 200 produced, supplied to Illinois with a price tag of $14,500 and immediately shipped to Florida. Next August 2016 #252-1968 FERRARI 206 GT DINO coupe. S/N 00294. Eng. # 0005061. Red/black vinyl. Odo: 45,493 km. Claimed never restored, but recently repainted. Door fits okay. 93

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RM Sotheby’s Monte Carlo, MCO Trunk lid fit very gappy, but not too far off at rear corners, where most Dinos fall down. Dash top fair and seat vinyl good. With full set cooled.... Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $70,578. Yes, the Agustas of motorcycle and helicopter fame. In common with other beach-car novelty acts, this drew strong money. Here it was in line with what was expected for this rarity. Still looks mad for a chopped baby Fiat, however— about four times the price of a stock 600. #219-1978 LAMBORGHINI COUN- of tools. Italian title. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $641,614. In this family ownership since 1981. One of the few cars to go well over its estimate—exceeding normal 246 GT money by at least $100k—but then it’s a rarity, with only 153 aluminum-bodied 206 Dinos built. Nevertheless, well sold. #221-1970 FIAT 850 Spiaggetta beach car. S/N 100GB1290331. White/wicker & red cloth cushions. Time for our “and now for something completely different” moment. First lot from the four-car Agusta Collection. Based on a Fiat 850 and you can see the Michelotti in it. In all honesty, it looks cut down from a Renault 12, with wicker seats, timber internal paneling and even a wicker dash. All in good order, though profile of front wheelar- TACH LP400 S Series I coupe. S/N 1121028. Red/black leather. Odo: 33,316 miles. Series Is ride a little lower than later cars. Originally blue metallic and believed the only one supplied in that color. Good from 10 paces, but it’s got rust bubbles behind the top of windscreen and around wheelarches. Window fit and finish better than most. Alloy wheels a bit rough under the paint—but Paint is a to-order one-off. Leather unmarked and Alcantara dash top pristine. This one has power steering, radio and electric windows added back in. Recent new clutch. German title. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $769,937. Last of the analog supercars. Originally delivered to Japan, and sold 50% over estimate. This is Countach money, plus a bit, but find another. Well sold, but perhaps also astutely bought. PORTUGUESE they’re all like that, sir. Replacement leather (originally white) only lightly creased. German-owned, but with Finnish title. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $577,453. Displayed in the lobby, so RM Sotheby’s was rather proud of this one. And it did well even with those rust bubbles, finishing up nearer the higher estimate than the lower one. #241-1995 LAMBORGHINI DIABLO ches is a bit uneven, and wicker is varnished to preserve it. Catalog seems to think it’s air- SE30 Jota coupe. S/N ZA9DE22A0RLA12132. Blue/white leather & blue Alcantara. Odo: 6,731 km. One of 150 SE30 editions, tidy and unscuffed. One of 28 upgraded to Jota specification, and one of 15 done by factory. #284-1993 CAGIVA MOKE utility. S/N OM52307EST033. White/white vinyl/white vinyl. Odo: 1,834 miles. After BMC stopped making these in 1968, production moved to Australia, and then to Portugal in 1983. Rights were sold to Cagiva in 1991—production ended in ’93. Portuguese Mokes sit a little higher on 13-inch wheels than originals. Okay condition, wood paneling on side decks, seat and top vinyl okay. Under the hood this lateproduction car has a front-mounted radiator— and one fuse wrapped in tinfoil.... With detachable roll bar and full weather gear. Greek title. Chassis number here is what was on car. Catalog quotes TX5XKFP328S290024. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $57,745. Offered without reserve. This went a huge five times over the lower estimate, which is massive money— you’d pay only half this for a concours English Moke. Perhaps it was the very low mileage, perhaps it’s because Monaco is on the French Riviera, home of the beach car, or that it would fit conveniently on rear deck of one of the massive yachts moored up just out of the harbor for Historics and then Grand Prix week.... Perhaps it was because it was late in the sale and by then buyers had had a few...I don’t know. Quite mad, but exceedingly well sold. AMERICAN #117-1942 WILLYS MB utility. S/N 144778. Olive drab/olive canvas/buff canvas. 94 Sports Car Market

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Glovebox Notes 2016 Volkswagen Golf R RM Sotheby’s Monte Carlo, MCO A brief look at cars of interest that have passed through the SCM garage. HHHHH is best. Odo: 35,532 miles. Good older-restored order, with unusual air scoop on hood—which I’d Europe, comprehensively restored, straight and with good panel fit. New velour to seats, all dash details present and in good order in- Price as tested: $36,470 Equipment: 2.0L TSI DOHC 16-valve turbocharged engine, 6-speed manual transmission, 4Motion AWD, vented disc brakes, 18-inch alloy wheels w/summer tires, adaptive headlights, LED running lights and turn signals, rain-sensing wipers, back-up camera, leather interior, heated seats EPA mileage: 22/31 Likes: 292-hp 2.0L Turbo from the Audi S3 scoots this tiny VW along with authority, and the versatile AWD system (called 4Motion here and Quattro in Audi products) gives plenty of grip. Fantastic suspension with great steering feel and stiff (but not too stiff) ride. Smooth-shifting 6-speed is geared low enough for 3-mph traffic crawls and a 4.5-second blast to 60 mph. Clean exterior design, high-quality interior materials. Several dynamic driving modes change the nature of the car. Dislikes: Custom driving mode settings include an interior engine sound adjustment, piped in through the stereo system. Why fake it? Interior is really nice, but there are fit and finish issues with our tester, including stereo knobs that feel gritty in the morning and smooth in the afternoon. Fun to drive: HHHHH Eye appeal: HHH Overall experience: HHHH Verdict: This little VW is the ultimate sleeper of its segment, going up against the winged WRX STI, the stiff Focus RS, and the hardcore Evo MR. Sure, it may have understated looks, but there’s an angry little beast under those R badges, and it’s a lot of fun to flog that turbo 4 whenever space opens up in front of you. I’d also call this the most livable option of the group, with nice materials inside and a softer daily feel — you can actually use this thing regularly without apologizing for its jerky power delivery or harsh ride characteristics. A great driver for an edgy but still comfortable daily commute. — Jim Pickering never seen before. Plus front winch. SOLD AT $28,231. From the Quattroruote Collection. Strong money for condition, even taking into account that Willys usually fetch a smidge more than Fords—in Europe, at least. Well sold. #136-1942 FORD GPW utility. S/N 47687. Olive drab/khaki canvas. Odo: 58,366 miles. From the Quattroruote Collection. Acquired two decades ago to represent the glorious liberation of Italy by the Allies. Good order, with tools and accessories plus frontmounted capstan winch. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $18,607. Like all vehicles in the collection, cluding period push-button radio and wild Dan Dare control sliders. English title. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,539,874. Has been through several major collections. This has been the going rate when these cars sell at auction, but a number recently have failed to bring $1m bids. Slightly better deal for seller as such. Spare engine beside it was Lot 206, which sold for $35,024. #281-1956 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N E56S000947. Arctic Blue & white/blue hard top/red vinyl. Odo: 115 miles. 265-ci 225-hp V8, 2x4-bbl, 3-sp. Dual-quad, solid-lifter car in good order. Excellent glass and paint. New repro vinyl and excellent dash and instruments. Motor in factory finishes. offered without reserve. Sold right within $16k–$22k estimate range. It was in nicer condition than the Willys MB (Lot 117), which sold for a lot (almost $10k) more. This is about on the money for provenance, completeness/accessories and condition, so I’m not quite sure why the Willys got so much more. TOP 10 No. 6 #266-1948 TUCKER 48 sedan. S/N 1049. Eng. # 33558. Blue/blue velour. Odo: 3,953 miles. The only Tucker in German title. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $115,491. Restored in U.S. in 2012 before being shipped to Germany. Offered without reserve and accepted high bid just about matched top estimate. These probably fetch more in Europe than at home as they’re harder to find—although the relatively strong euro in recent months probably makes price look artificially high in dollars. © 96 Sports Car Market

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Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach, FL Barrett-Jackson — Palm Beach 2016 Consignors brought 19 total Porsches to sell, with 12 of them 911 variants Company Barrett-Jackson Date April 8–10, 2016 Location Palm Beach, FL Auctioneers Joseph Mast and Mast Auctioneers Automotive lots sold/offered 468/481 Sales rate 97% Sales total $23,096,585 High sale 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429, sold at $550,000 Buyer’s premium A rare and highly desirable year for the Turbo Carrera — 1977 Porsche 930 Turbo coupe, sold at $187,500 Report and photos by Morgan Eldridge Market opinions in italics I n just three days, the crew at Barrett-Jackson sold 468 cars for a $23.2 million total. That represents an increase of $1.5m over last year — impressive when some are speculating the market is turning down and with 42 fewer vehicles on offer. First-time bidders made up 42% of those bidding, and attendance surged to over 65,000. “Our Palm Beach auction was a remarkable success, with an incredible docket of desirable supercars and automobilia,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “The crowds were electric throughout the weekend, and primetime Saturday felt like primetime in Scottsdale as the wave of energy carried over from our 45th Anniversary Scottsdale Auction.” As always, there is some giving back involved with all of this wheeling and dealing. Barrett-Jackson helped raise $1,050,000 for charity at Palm Beach. The company has helped raise over $89 million to date. On television, the audience was expanded via Discovery Turbo making the live Palm Beach, FL broadcast available to more viewers around the world than ever before. Top seller this year is no stranger to the auction scene, a 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429, which sold for $550,000 and for the same amount in 2015 at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale event. I can only imagine how pleased the seller was to enjoy the car essentially for free (minus shipping, insurance and other related costs). Layouts were unlike ever before, with Ferraris, Lamborghinis and Porsches all in their own display areas. Consignors brought 19 total Porsches to sell, with 12 of them 911 variants. A Carrera GT, with around 2,700 miles, was bid up to $649k, but didn’t sell. In the Ferrari corner, Testarossas appear to be stabilizing in value, but the rarer 512 models are still hard to come by. What’s an auction without a few Ford GTs? 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429, sold at $550,000 100 This year, B-J offered two Heritage Editions, Lots 401 and 426. The difference between the two? About 3,047 miles and $55k. Lot 401 was sold for $467,500 and was basically still in the wrapper with 5 miles. Lot 426 had 3,052 miles on the clock and sold for $412,500. If my math checks out, that’s $18 per mile to enjoy. Goes to show you just how valuable these wrapper cars truly are. ♦ Sales Totals $30m $25m $20m $15m $10m $5m 0 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 10%, included in sold prices Sports Car Market

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Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach, FL ENGLISH #166-1982 ROLLS-ROYCE COR- NICHE convertible. S/N SCAYD42A0CCX04018. Yellow/tan leather. Odo: 56,000 miles. Evidence of prior paint- and bodywork. Panel gaps okay. Interior shows nicely, with little wear. Aftermarket in-dash radio. Cond: engine—along with the XJ8. Fair price for a great weekend cruiser. Everyone should be happy with this transaction. GERMAN #138-1938 BMW 320 2-dr sedan. S/N 93343. Red & black/red leather. Older restoration. Comes with authentic registration booklet. Paint shows well, interior has a heavy patina. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $55,000. Last seen Amelia auction, where it failed to meet reserve. Market correct this time around. 3-. SOLD AT $35,200. The Corniche nameplate stems from a French (and Italian) term for a coastal road, especially along the face of a cliff. Prices seem to range between $25k– $55k consistently. This hit the middle almost dead on. Good deal for all. #39-1989 BENTLEY TURBO R sedan. S/N SCBZR03B4KCX26376. Black/red leather. Odo: 78,414 miles. Said to be well maintained. New, revised suspension. Older repaint. Seats show wear, but wood appears decent. Bottle of Grey Poupon on the dash— #446-1977 PORSCHE 930 coupe. S/N 9307700183. Silver metallic/black leather. Odo: 52,904 miles. Described as “modestly upgraded with larger turbo and intercooler. Newer-style front bumper. Euro rear-bumper strips, taillights and headlights.” Vehicle has great paint, clean interior and engine, modified to 5-speed. Porsche CoA with vehicle. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $132,000. Considered in the in 2005 at RM Auctions in Toronto, where it sold for $20,129 (SCM# 1562823). It appears the only things done were basic maintenance and enjoyment. Rarity does not always bring high numbers, but the value nearly tripled in 10 years. Well sold. #415-1959 MERCEDES-BENZ 220SE cabriolet. S/N 128030109500977. Black/ black canvas/red leather. Professionally restored in 2002—said to have driven less than 300 miles since completion. Seller states this still retains its original floors, trunk and subframe. Copy of Mercedes-Benz data card. Laser-straight paint, and interior looks new. Gaps seriously. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $7,700. Bargain buy! A Bentley for under 10 grand. I just wonder how much was extra for the bottle of mustard. Well bought, provided there’s a moderately sized trust fund to address forthcoming maintenance and repairs. #307-1997 JAGUAR XK8 convertible. S/N SAJGX2746VC007489. Blue/blue cloth/ tan leather. Odo: 78,862 miles. Said to be well maintained. Small ding on driver’s door. Seats show little wear. CARFAX shows damage reported in 1998. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $11,000. The XK8 was one of the first in Jaguar’s lineup to use the newly developed AJ-V8 are perfect. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $220,000. Mercedes built only 1,112 examples of the 220SE cabriolet during production from 1958 to ’60. The quality of the restoration is excellent and quite authentic, but this set a new high bar for the model at auction. This dollar amount is more than double the usual going rate. Very well sold. #398-1977 PORSCHE 930 Turbo Car- rera coupe. S/N 9307800487. Guards Red/ black leather. Odo: 15,200 miles. What’s an auction report without a Turbo Carrera? This well-presented example showed as such. Paint looked brand new. Unfortunately, car was locked, so no other report is available. Car is said to have a Porsche CoA. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $187,000. 1977 is a rare and highly desirable year for the Turbo Carrera. This car was last offered at this year’s Hollywood Wheels 102 SOLD AT $7,370. At this price, which a friend refers to as MasterCard money, you ought to be able to own this car free of any depreciation—as long as you maintain it, but the market for 924s is very thin. Well bought. #659-1989 MERCEDES-BENZ 560SL convertible. S/N WDBBA48D7KA094524. Sports Car Market U.S. Porsche community as an RoW (Rest of the World) car, due to being imported and not shipped here from the factory. Previously RoW cars brought a smaller premium compared to the non-gray-market vehicles, which doesn’t seem to hold true anymore. I viewed this car at Hollywood Wheels earlier at Amelia Island this year; the high bid was said to have reached $127k (SCM# 6799189). Guess it only took another five large to sell this. Well sold. #637-1987 PORSCHE 924 coupe. S/N WP0AA0929HN451707. Guards Red/black leather. Odo: 43,000 miles. Good overall appearance. Paint shows well, with exception of a few chips up front. Interior has no cracks or major wear. Clean CARFAX report. Cond: 3-.

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Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach, FL Red/black cloth, red hard top/tan leather. Odo: 80,680 miles. Seller states the vehicle is all original. Paint and interior show like new. #396-1996 PORSCHE 911 Twin Turbo coupe. S/N WP0AC2996TS375277. Guards Red/black leather. Odo: 38,000 miles. Appears to be an honest, original car. Paint shows well. Interior clean and shows like new. Very welloptioned car, as this Porsche includes sunroof, clean as an operating room. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $632,500. The Carrera GT was originally planned with a turbocharged flat six but was later redesigned to use a new V10 engine. That engine was a unit built by Porsche for the Footwork Formula One team in 1992, but later shelved. This car failed to find a new owner, as high bid was in the range for vehicles with 15k–20k miles. With less than 5k on the clock here, this would have been a great addition to someone’s collection. BEST BUY No visible blemishes. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $16,500. There were four 560SLs offered—this one seemed to be the best looking. These are pretty hot tickets right now and finding an honest one can prove to be a difficult task. Very well bought. #308-1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SL convertible. S/N WDBFA67E2PF076854. Red/tan leather. Odo: 55,804 miles. Euro lights added along with staggered AMG Sport wheels from newer model. Some curb rash. Moderate interior wear, with a small rip on the power seats and cassette stereo with factory CD changer. Aftermarket amp installed. Porsche Certificate of Authenticity. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $143,000. Nice driver-quality car that someone will enjoy. This was well bought, considering most sold have little mileage and often cost much more. #432-2001 BMW Z8 convertible. S/N WBAEJ13491AH61046. Silver/black cloth, silver hard top/black leather. Odo: 20,000 miles. Essentially a new-millennium 507, with 50/50 weight distribution, all-aluminum chassis and body, and 400 hp. Well kept but enjoyed. Exterior and interior show little to no #683-2005 MERCEDES-BENZ SL65 AMG convertible. S/N WDBSK79F15F096145. Silver/silver hard top/black leather. Odo: 59,094 miles. Aftermarket wheels and in-dash head unit. Paint shows as original. Clean CARFAX. Interior has little to no visible wear. Some sun damage on headlights. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $30,800. This was a great deal, even without considering dollar per horsepower, as these often sell nearer to $45k. Keep some dough stashed for those pesky repair bills, however. driver’s seat. Paint looks good, soft top not inspected. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $11,000. Not bad for 11 large, but they need to be this clean to sell for five figures. There are way too many to choose from otherwise. Fair deal. #452-1996 PORSCHE 911 Twin Turbo coupe. S/N WP0AC299XTS376318. Black/ black leather. Odo: 28,000 miles. Appears to have original paint, with few to no flaws. Interior seats have very slight signs of wear; stock radio. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $165,000. We wear. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $187,000. The things that matter the most in this car’s market are miles and color combination. Silver-andblack cars are most common. $160k–$190k seems to be the range for a car of this caliber. Prices jump over $200k when unusual color combinations and especially low mileage come into play. Sold right where it should have—fair for all. #428-2004 PORSCHE CARRERA GT convertible. S/N WP0CA298X4L001014. Silver/brown leather. Odo: 4,252 miles. Practically a new car. Exterior paint is without any blemishes. Inside, no wear is evident. Engine bay looks like a museum sculpture and is as #406-2006 MERCEDES-BENZ SLR MCLAREN coupe. S/N WDDAJ76F06M000979. Crystal Laurite Silver/red leather. Odo: 7,200 miles. Car looks brand new, with no evidence of any paintwork visible. Interior free of cracks and wear. Wheels and tires appear new. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $269,500. The marriage between Brits and the Germans proved to be a winning combination here, with production lasting from 2003 to 2010. These cars have seemingly stabilized in the market. Although many examples can be bought for close to $200k, ones with lower miles and right colors bring a larger premium. I’d guess that $10k–$15k more could have brought this one home. are starting to see stabilization on these cars after a few solid years of massive gains. I really don’t think the reserve was far from the high bid. But it wasn’t close enough for the seller to cut it loose. 104 ITALIAN #408-1968 FERRARI 330 GTC coupe. S/N 11427. Eng. # 11427. Rosso/black leather. Odo: 35,746 km. Clean exterior, respray shows nicely. Interior appears tidy and clean with little to no wear. Engine bay is clean and Sports Car Market

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Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach, FL #88-1986 FERRARI MONDIAL cabrio- let. S/N ZFFXC26A6G0065495. Red/tan leather. Odo: 26,440 miles. Paint looks good, with normal panel gaps. Front seats show moderate wear, but back ones look new. Said to have 30k-mile engine-out service completed at 20k miles. Sold with small file of records. correct. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $660,000. Last sold in Monterey 2015 by RM Sotheby’s for $715k (SCM# 6796719); by RM for $653k (SCM# 6710982). I think the seller had higher hopes to make a quick profit. The buyer just wasn’t in the room today. #421-1979 FERRARI 308 GTS Spider. S/N 27297. Rosso/Pella Crema leather. Odo: 47,804 km. Said to have just received a full engine-out service, including a full valve job, clutch and rebuilt brake calipers. This Eurospec California car still has a vintage Page Alert 4000T alarm system attached. Original Blaupunkt tape deck remains. Paint shows Slight bolster wear on seats. Looks like an honest car ready to go. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $189,200. Prices are still creeping up with these, but who would have thought that a mass-produced redhead would bring this premium—especially with this higher mileage. Buyer must be someone who really wanted to experience what the car can offer, with little regard for the museum-mile examples. All I can say is well sold. #429-2011 MASERATI GRANTUR- ISMO convertible. S/N ZAM45KMA5B0057567. Black/black cloth/tan leather. Odo: 26,476 miles. Dirty from transport. Prior accident reported stating left side impact. Inte- Aftermarket radio and alarm. Clean CARFAX report. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $49,500. This was sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Las Vegas auction in 2014 for $26,400 (SCM# 6711634). The market is slowly creeping up on these fun family Ferraris, but not this high this fast. Well sold. #419-1987 FERRARI TESTAROSSA coupe. S/N ZFFSG17A1H0070385. Rosso/tan leather. Odo: 37,980 miles. Paint appears original and has some slight rock chips from enjoyment. Said to have a recent engine-out belt service. Books, tool roll and jack present. well with no blemishes. Interior has slight wear and dirt on door panel. Clean engine compartment. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $83,600. These cars are really starting to pop in value. Although not a 5k-mile museum piece, this one’s not bad for a freshly serviced example that’s ready to roll. Fair price for buyer and seller for where the market is. rior and exterior look great. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $88,000. Prices are trending in the $60k– $75k range for these grand touring cars. Extremely well sold, especially with a prior accident. JAPANESE #176-1976 TOYOTA LAND CRUISER FJ40 SUV. S/N FJ40222227. Land Cruiser Green/black vinyl. Said to have been recently restored—including a new engine. The Land Cruiser Green appears new, with no blemishes. Utilitarian interior shows very well. Sports custom front bumper with lights and tow hooks, roll cage, Wrangler Dupont Kelvar 35-inch tires, M/T wheels and rim for the spare and four-inch lift. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $33,000. Who outside of Toyota could have predicted how popular the FJ series would become? By 1968, Toyota had built and sold 100,000 Land Cruisers. Demand for them was so high they were eventually built in Brazil and Venezuela, as well as Japan. This sold right where the market is for modded FJ40s. Fair deal for all. © 106 Sports Car Market

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Bonhams Monte Carlo, MCO Bonhams — Les Grandes Marques à Monaco A Works Jaguar C-type, in private ownership for 53 years, achieved $8,221,626 — well above expectation Company Bonhams Date May 13, 2016 Location Monte Carlo, MCO Auctioneer James Knight Automotive lots sold/offered 22/42 Sales rate 57% Sales total $17,337,503 High sale 1953 Jaguar C-type racer, sold at $8,221,626 Buyer’s premium Le Mans participation in 1953 with Ecurie Francorchamps — 1953 Jaguar C-type racer, sold at $8,221,626 Report and photos by Leo Van Hoorick Market opinions in italics sale’s venue is the prestigious Fairmont Monte Carlo hotel, on top of the Tunnel and overlooking the Grand Prix circuit’s famous hairpin. Months before the sale, Bonhams trumpeted B a Works Jaguar C-type as the star lot. It had been in private ownership for 53 years and described as an original, running, long-term preserved time machine. Back in 1953 it was entered by the Belgian Ecurie Francorchamps team in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, where it finished 9th. It ran throughout the ’53 and ’54 season before it was sold to Dunlop as a high-speed testing car and later resurfaced on the British club racing scene. It achieved $8,221,626, well above expectation. Chasing the Jaguar for top honors, the 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO — a model so desirable that before production had even begun, every single one had been sold — achieved $2,061,932. A further highlight of the day’s auction was the straight-eight-engined 1925 Bugatti Type 35 Grand Prix two-seater, first owned by Bentley Boy Glen Kidston. Chassis 4450 offered was the 19th such Grand Prix Bugatti manufactured by the Molsheim factory. It boasts a racing heritage that includes notable drivers George Duller, Vivian Selby and Lyndon Duckett. After 110 onhams’ Monaco sale is timed to coincide with the Monaco Grand Prix Historique — one of the highlights on the historics-racing calendar. The Monte Carlo, MCO intense bidding, the Bugatti was reunited with a well-known and very happy family member of the late Glen Kidston. It sold for $1,200,618. A telephone bidder spent the same amount for the 1991–92 F1 Benetton B191/191B — a sensational result for a car that was offered at no reserve, with a high estimation of $317k. The fact that seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher scored his first podium finish in it was no doubt an important element in this amazing result. Further highlights include a 2006 Porsche Carrera GT, sold for $809,112, a 1988 Porsche 959 Komfort sold for a low-ish $561,159, a 1963 Ferrari 330 America berlinetta that made $489,383, and a 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster, which netted $345,830. One of the surprises at this sale was an almost-new BMW Z1 selling for a staggering $108,316. Good examples of these attractive roadsters usually sell around $40,000. This red Z1 was in as-new condition with a mere 2,800 km on the clock, but nevertheless, an exceptional result. To the surprise of many, a few very attrac- tive lots remained unsold. This was notably the case with an impeccable 1965 Ferrari 275 GTS with Ferrari Classiche Certification and a lower estimate of $1.7m. A likewise-attractive 1964 Ferrari 250 GT/L Lusso garnered enough bids to only reach 12% below its $1,815,000 low estimate. In all, a successful return to the Principality for the British auction house at a top level. ♦ Sales Totals $18m $15m $12m $9m $6m $3m 0 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 15%, included in sold prices ($1.00=€0.89) Sports Car Market NO AUCTION NO AUCTION NO AUCTION

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Bonhams Monte Carlo, MCO ENGLISH #114-1953 JAGUAR C-TYPE racer. S/N XKC011. Eng. # E10669. British Racing Green/black leather. RHD. Odo: 14,300 km. Described in the catalog as “an unspoiled work of engineering art.” This car— originally stamped XKC047, later re-stamped XKC011—has a fascinating history, beginning with Le Mans participation in 1953 with Ecurie Francorchamps—some yellow paint still visible in places—finishing 9th overall. It later sold to Dunlop as a high-speed testing vehicle and resurfaced in ’60s on British club-racing scene. Has lots of battle scars, seats are dry and worn—all adding to its appeal as a legendary historic racer. Notable features are triple Webers and a passenger’s door—added during TOP 10 No. 2 produced. It eventually became the base for Carroll Shelby’s Cobra. This particular car has lots of history, and has been intensely used. In good, usable condition. Sold just above mid-estimate. Fair both ways. #107-1958 JAGUAR XK 150 S convert- ible. S/N S830725DN. Eng. # VS11589. Mist Gray/black canvas/black leather. Odo: 16,807 km. Desirable and powerful S version. Matching numbers and matching colors. Overdrive transmission another plus. Restored to concours condition by Classic Car Service in Antwerp in 2008 and little used since. Current owner also rebuilt engine’s top end, replaced saw at auction in six months. Sold online. Looking at recent sale results, estimates were realistic, as was hammer price. Fair both ways. #130-2011 ASTON MARTIN ONE-77 coupe. S/N SCFGFXXX3BGS17725. Bronze Pearl/Ivory & Bitter Chocolate leather. Odo: 850 km. Number 25 of 77 built. Showroom condition, with only 800 km on the clock. Developed for eclipsing any previous Aston Martin road cars (and some of the competition too). At 750 hp, the most powerful normally aspirated road car at that time. Very sculptural design, up to smallest details. On my way to the sale, I saw one parked on street (it is Monaco), and was surprised by its compact size. Dunlop ownership. Road-registered in 1955 under serial POV114. Original logbook issued at that time still accompanies car. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $8,221,626. True racing cars with a pedigree always create a sensation when they come to auction. This Jaguar was announced months before the Monaco sale as the centerpiece. It looks a bit battered, but is immediately usable. People at Bonhams were hoping it would shatter high estimate of $5.7m, and it rightfully did. Compared to XKC052 sold in Monterey 2015 for $13.2m (SCM# 6786216), this was a bargain. So I’ll call this well bought, for the time. (See profile, p. 76.) #131-1957 AC ACE Bristol roadster. S/N BEX281. Eng. # 100D528. Blue metallic/ black canvas/blue leather. Odo: 44,762 miles. Original left-hand drive. Delivered new to Virginia. Came to France, then to Argentina. Was first restored before 1990. A second restoration in U.K. followed in 2007–08. Paint and brightwork okay. Body shows cracks in aluminum skin behind doors on both sides of body. There are also some light corrosion marks visible. Typical side curtains. New tires. Well- clutch and overhauled brake system, with new master cylinder and linings. Comes with Belgian registration, extensive documentation on restoration, FIVA pass and a rare, original toolkit. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $261,004. All the real XK amateur wants in one genuine S version. Very nice and original color combo and hard to fault in any respect. No surprise it gallantly went past high estimate of $255k. Expensive but still fair. #138-1959 BENTLEY S2 Continental Flying Spur Saloon. S/N BC12LAR. Eng. # A12BC. Gunmetal Grey/beige leather. Odo: 61,880 miles. Delivered new in U.S. Restored some 20 years ago. In 2010, engine rebuilt with invoices for over $34k. Interior looks fairly new. Noteworthy features include a/c, tinted windows, rear picnic table, original HMV radio with electric aerial, seat belts and even an altimeter. Straight body with excellent paint and chrome. Lucas high beams. Whitewalls of an unknown marque, but these days it Swiss papers mean that a 20% import tax is due should the car remain in EU. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $1,872,420. In this league, one does not speak of supercars, but of hypercars. When new, the One-77 carried a price tag of approximatively $1,660,000 (£1,150,000). Aston had no trouble selling all 77 cars. So, for some it’s time to think of ROI. Notwithstanding the 20% import duties and the 15% commission, nearly $1.9 million was offered, giving a net offered price of $2,583,940. Isn’t that a touch pricey? Especially taking into consideration that there are at least five other One-77s on the market today. FRENCH #118-1925 BUGATTI TYPE 35 Grand Prix roadster. S/N 4450. Eng. # 75C. Light blue/blue leather. RHD. A chassis with a rich and colored history. It is an early Type 35 Lyon delivered new to Lt. Commander Glen Kidston. At some point in history fitted with an Anzani engine and became a famous Australian racing special, the Anz. Current vendor acquired car in 1964 and after racing it for many years, he restored it to its original configuration, with a spare Bugatti engine. In 2006 converted back to original Kidston configuration, light blue with typical TOP 10 No. 9 kept interior with Moto-Lita steering wheel. Clean engine bay. German registration. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $326,255. AC Ace was an influential and widely imitated design. Of the original with a 2-L Bristol engine, only 466 were 112 is not always an easy task to find right sizes with well-known manufacturers. Comprehensive history file, with invoices, previous registration documents, restoration photographs, etc. Monaco registration. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $208,803. One of 54 LHD out of a total production of 125 designed and built by HJ Mulliner. A grand tourer with aluminum body and all the luxury that was available in those days. Very well-presented car, and third S2 I yellow class-category band over its hood. New paint slightly matte to imitate patina. Australian registration means that 5.5% import taxes are due. CAMS and FIVA papers included. Sports Car Market

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Bonhams Monte Carlo, MCO Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $1,200,618. A remarkable and well-used car with a most impressive history. There was one determined bidder in the room, fellow SCMer Simon Kidston. After buying one of his grandfather’s Bugattis last year, he now went for his great-uncle’s 35. It was an emotional moment when he acquired it for a price close to the low estimate. Kudos to the buyer. #129-1956 TALBOT-LAGO T14 LS Spé- cial coupe. S/N 140031. Eng. # 16025. Silver metallic/gray leather & cloth. Odo: 4,334 km. Only 54 of these T14 LSs were produced, of which seven or eight were to Spécial specification. Featured aluminum doors, hood and trunk, Borrani wheels and high-lift camshafts. This particular car has a modified front to echo looks of the T26 Grand Sport car French racer and Talbot distributor Louis Rosier raced. Older restoration holding up very well. Somewhat faded chrome, some minor scratches and 36355); it has been well maintained and properly used since. It sold again in Bonhams’ Paris sale of 2012 for $210,813 (SCM# 192704). It failed to reach its last hammer price and stayed almost 20% under its lower estimate. Seller was right not to let go. #125-1971 ALPINE A110 1600S coupe. S/N 17379. Eng. # 10820. Blue metallic/black vinyl. Odo: 96,279 km. Matching-numbers car delivered new in Italy. Presented in its most popular color combo, and highly original. Fiberglass body in fair condition. Brightwork reasonably good. Extra Cibié high beams add to appeal. Original Delta Mics wheels soiled and corroded. Interior not very fresh. Cigarette burns in driver’s seat. Additional roll bar and map- BEST BUY of that, it’s an S version. Striking Jade Green color is original. Underwent a recent body-off restoration, but original brightwork was not replaced, which is a pity. Brushed stainless hoop panel is good and straight, but window chips in paint. Superbly finished interior showing some wear. Perspex side windows, Jaeger instruments, Marchal headlights, quickrelease filler cap. Clean engine bay, twin Webers, electric fan and alternator. Engine not original one, but of correct high-lift spec. 5.5% import taxes due in Europe. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $204,264. The small-engined Talbot-Lago coupe of the ’50s. Sold at Bonhams’ Goodwood Revival Sale in 2003 for $68,847 when rated #1- condition (SCM# reading lamp. Engine bay showing age and use. Last serviced in 2014 with $7k invoice to prove it. French Carte Grise, ASI homologation certificate. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $97,877. A110 is the most illustrious of the Alpine range, and 1,600 cc its most popular version. It was a very successful rally car in late ’60s and early ’70s. This one looked ready for some historic rallying too. Not the finest I have seen, but very well bought. (See profile, p. 66.) GERMAN #117-1972 PORSCHE 911S Targa. S/N 9112310826. Eng. # 6322102. Jade Green/ brown vinyl & cloth. Odo: 2,304 km. Delivered new to Italy. A rare oil-flap model. On top surrounds are not. Fuchs wheels show some scratches. Interior is new too, but executed in correct brown leatherette with fabric inlays. Original Blaupunkt with optional four speakers. Engine bay clean and in line with rest of car. Original instruction manual, French registration and lots of invoices. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $221,853. A Targa with all the right bits and specification, but a color that is not to everyone’s liking, although original. This didn’t deter bidders; it sold close to its high estimate of $227k. But still, well bought. #123-1976 PORSCHE 930 Turbo Car- rera coupe. S/N 9306700626. Eng. # 6760716. Anthracite Gray Metallic/black leather. Odo: 127,497 km. European-specification 930 Turbo delivered new to Switzerland. Fresh body-off restoration, with bills for over $46k. Works included rebuilding engine—still under guarantee—and overhauling gearbox. Described as strictly original specification, apart from stainless-steel exhaust. Interior is still original and slightly worn. Two big Pioneer baffles behind rear window in ’70s fashion. Fuchs wheels (were an option in those days). Said to have covered only 500 km since resto. Service and restoration records, owner’s manual, tool roll included. Swiss Carte Grise and French Customs paid. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $170,220. One of the cars with the unpleasant nickname “widowmaker.” Porsche prices have lived a life of their own in recent times, but here too, we are returning to more normal levels. I had the feeling that the estimates were on the high side, which was confirmed by the room. Price offered looked reasonable enough to me. #135-1988 PORSCHE 959 Komfort coupe. S/N WP0ZZZ95ZHS900082. Eng. # 9595065H. Red/gray leather. Odo: 158,040 km. Originally delivered in Germany, shipped to New Zealand in 2008. Prior to that, mechanics were overhauled and car repainted in original red; odo at that time was 147,360 km. 114 Sports Car Market

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Bonhams Monte Carlo, MCO Equipped with optional Komfort features. Paint still looks fresh, but it is lifting on wheels—especially front ones, said to be repainted white in 2008. Original leather interior in good shape, but showing its age. Probably fender. Metallic gray paint has no blemishes, red and black leather upholstery in good condition, dashboard in impeccable state. Clean alloy wheels and good tires. Engine compart- one of highest-mileage 959s around. New Zealand registration, meaning 20% import taxes due should it remain in EU. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $561,159. When the 959 debuted, it was a true supercar and among the best one could get. Now they are million-dollar cars, with median in SCM’s Pocket Price Guide being $1,072,500. So despite high mileage and minor issues such as corroded wheels, I consider this very well bought. #104-1989 BMW Z1 roadster. S/N WBABA91080AL01387. Red/black canvas/ camouflage leather. Odo: 2,710 km. Fairly early model. Approximatively 8,000 Z1s produced from 1988 to ’91. One-owner car in pristine condition, with original low mileage. Molded plastic panels not perfectly painted, as when built. Panels of these Z1s tend to crack as plastic loses its flexibility with age, but this one has no cracks at all. Leather seats with typical camouflage design. BMW Bavaria radio cassette. Recent service included new cam belt and overhauled brakes. Complete with all its original instruction and service books and ment not immaculate. It looks as if servicing the car was not a top priority. Not most original color combo, but already a classic. Spanish registration papers. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $208,803. The legendary 507 was the inspiration for this beautiful Bimmer. A perfect roadster, with the right amount of nostalgia built in. There were only 5,703 built, so they are quite rare and collectible already. In past few years, prices for these have soared. This one sold at lower end of estimate. Well done for the buyer. #111-2006 PORSCHE CARRERA GT convertible. S/N WP0ZZZ98Z6L000110. Eng. # 90630636. Silver/silver hard top/black leather. Odo: 14,300 km. One-owner, very low-mileage car in as-new condition. Built to European specification and finished in a bulletproof color combination of silver with black interior. Regularly serviced by Porsche factory. Accident-free and never repainted. New tires. Full history, Porsche Certificate of Conformity, German registration papers and son, there are four small antennas glued to the windshield. Original toolkit, battery charger, instruction manuals pack, etc. come with car. U.K. registration papers. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $345,830. A true supercar and deemed to be a future classic. The roadster was last product of collaboration between Mercedes and McLaren. When the hammer fell, auctioneer on duty called it the sale of the night. I think it was rather well sold. ITALIAN #119-1929 ALFA ROMEO 6C 1750 Su- per Sport Spider. S/N 6C0312861. Eng. # 0312861. Red/black canvas/brown leather. RHD. Odo: 13,305 km. Best described as lovingly maintained rather than fully restored. Finished in patinated red, with scratches and blemishes overpainted, and some cracks in the old paint. Brightwork slightly pitted, original nickel-plated radiator. Reflectors of headlights yellowish. New tires. Original interior well maintained, but some stitching loose. Engine bay clean and well maintained. We are advised that it’s mechanically strong, running well and French Carte Grise. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $108,317. A BMW in the best roaster tradition—dating from a period when roadsters were scarcely produced. A very attractive car, with indestructible mechanics and excellent road manners. In recent upsurge of prices for collectible cars, the Z1 lagged behind for no obvious reason. In that respect, estimate was on high side, but realistic for a car in as-new condition. Colors not the best combination for this model, in my opinion. But all this notwithstanding, in a couple of minutes it became the most expensive Z1 in the world. Very well sold indeed! #122-2003 BMW Z8 convertible. S/N WBAEJ11070AF77674. Silver metallic/black canvas/red leather. Odo: 23,000 miles. Lowmileage car, but not the finest I have seen. Evidence of repairs on passenger’s front 116 111-point check carried out at Porsche Leipzig. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $809,112. When production ceased in 2007, 1,270 of these Carrera GTs were completed—this one carries number 1130. Described as one of the best on market and is presented in showroom condition. Porsche prices have gone up more than the rest of the market lately. Although there were three bidders, car sold fairly close to its low estimate. Looking at recent results of Carrera GTs, things seem to be cooling down a bit. I’d call this fair both ways. #121-2008 MERCEDES-BENZ SLR MCLAREN convertible. S/N WDD1994761M001821. Blue metallic/ bordeaux canvas/ brown leather. Odo: 9,700 km. Delivered new to Japan. Came to U.K. in 2015. Presented in as-new condition. Nice and original color combo—for once it is not black or silver. Optional equipment consists of 19-inch turbinestyle wheels, gold brake calipers, carbon seats and carbon trim inserts. For no obvious rea- making all the right supercharged-Alfa noises. Little used in recent years. Italian registration papers. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $1,191,540. One of 52 6C 1750 Supers Sports with a Roots-style supercharger. First owner believed to be famed Italian racing driver Achille Varzi. Not much history or other info available. These Alfas are strong, sporty and very desirable. Lower estimate of $2m seemed realistic and in accordance with median value of SCM price guide. It hardly reached half of its lower estimate. Is this due to meager history or a sign that the market is moving away from prewar sports cars? #115-1940 LANCIA APRILIA 2nd series convertible. S/N 43910853. Eng. # 17867. 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Bonhams Monte Carlo, MCO except for rechromed original license-plate holder, which shows corrosion marks underneath. Additional period fog lamps. New convertible top. Leather interior of recent manufacture lacking soul. Finding good upholsterers seems more and more difficult these days. This one probably has a daytime job at IKEA. Nice fascia with original amber-colored switchgear. Engine bay clean, fitted with more reliable later 1.5-L V4 Aprilia 2nd Series Pennsylvania. Original color was white, with black interior. On its first restoration in 1989, changed to red. Came to Europe in 1995, where it underwent a comprehensive restoration circa 2001, after which is was sold to current vendor. Still presents well. Straight with good gaps, and brightwork in good condition. Borranis unmarked, correct and recent dards a few years back. Excellent chrome and panel fit. Leather still original and in excellent condition, with new carpets. Original Becker Monza radio. Early features are wooden steering wheel, toggle switches instead of buttons, a small wooden gear lever and absence of headrests. Center-lock Campagnolo wheels with recent tires. Accompanying history file engine. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $150,077. The Lancia Aprilia saloon was well ahead of its time. This cabriolet clearly was not, with suicide doors, headlights on top of the wings, etc. It doesn’t look very sexy and probably isn’t very sporting, either. No doubt it is too heavy for the little V4 only producing 48 hp. Rarity is its only asset. There wasn’t much interest in room, but it reached its lower estimate, which probably covers restoration costs. Fairly bought and well sold. #139-1962 ALFA ROMEO GIULIA Sprint Speciale coupe. S/N AR380343. Silver metallic/gray & blue cloth & vinyl. Odo: 6,807 km. Reported as having been restored in 2010. Metallic paint, panel fit and gaps good. Window surrounds old and fading. Chrome on rear bumper delaminating. Rubber cracked. Cromodora alloys are rare. Original interior in blue vinyl and cloth clean. Carpeting fairly new, with protective carpets in footwells. Front seats slightly baggy. Period Philips ra- Michelin XWX rubber. Carpets showing age, leather with right amount of patina. Period radio. Engine bay in clean used state. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $489,383. Externally identical to 250 GTE Series III, but with a more powerful 4.0-L engine. A sum of all the best Ferrari features at that time. Quite rare, especially for American market, as only 50 were made. Spirited bidding of one bidder in the room against one online. The room won at a rather high price. One of few lots that surpassed high estimate. #120-1965 FERRARI 275 GTS Spyder. S/N 07521. Eng. # 07521. Red/black canvas/ brown leather. Odo: 3,405 km. One of only 200 GTS models made. Originally white with black interior. Sold new to a New York resident. Sold to a Swiss in 1988, at that time it was already red with tan upholstery. Current vendor bought it in 2008. Since then extensively restored to a very high standard. Restoration report with photographs and invoices on file. Chrome and paint excellent, as is panel fit. Interior looks as-new but lacks a radio. contains all the original books, manuals and lots of correspondence on car. Won Ghibli class in official concours celebrating centenary of Maserati in 2014. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $323,418. A landmark in automotive design, penned by Giugiaro during his short stint at Ghia before setting up on his own at Italdesign. It still is one of his favorite designs. Very flattering and original color combo and with just the right amount of patina. In past few years many Maseratis have come to market to capitalize on their increasing value. So now prices are easing down a bit. Estimate was at the high side, in my opinion, but price offered looked lowish for such a nice example. Seller was right not to let go. #116-1968 DETOMASO VALLELUNGA coupe. S/N 807DTO126. Yellow/black vinyl. Odo: 2,943 km. One of approximatively 53 production Vallelungas. Painstakingly restored to concours condition at beginning of this century. Second in class at Villa d’Este 2004. Has seen little use since, and still looking perfect both inside and out. Nice original alloys unmarked, with new Pirelli P3000 rubbers. Tuned 1,500-cc Ford Kent engine, with twin Webers, and coupled to a Hewland gearbox, dio. Engine bay clean and well cared for. German registration. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $97,877. Very attractive and elegant Bertonebodied car. Dull color. Looks like a sound and solid body. Interestingly priced, according to Bonhams. But none of the several Sprint Speciales I saw in past six months reached $100k. Neither did this one, although it came close. Fairly bought. #127-1963 FERRARI 330 AMERICA coupe. S/N 5069. Eng. # 5069. Red/black leather. Odo: 46,594 miles. Delivered new to 118 Borrani wires unmarked. Engine bay immaculate. With tools, Ferrari Classiche certification, Massini Report and Belgian registration. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $1,634,112. This sale was the perfect venue for a car like this. Or was it? Prices for these convertibles have tripled in past five or six years. But now market seems to be taking a pause. Bidding stopped some 5% shy of realistic lower estimate. Seller was correct in turning down offer. #112-1967 MASERATI GHIBLI coupe. S/N AM115010. Eng. # AM115010. Rame Metallizzato/off-white leather. Odo: 80,112 km. Oldest Ghibli in existence and fifth built. Matching numbers. Restored to highest stan- all very clean. Swiss papers, but EU-taxes have been paid. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $329,092. Designed by a young Giugiaro, with more than a hint of Ferrari 250 LM and Dino. It features a Chapman-esque backbone chassis and race-inspired all-independent suspension, with wishbones and coil springs. Disc brakes on four wheels. A rare little sports car, and best I have ever seen. Bidding stopped 10% under its low estimate, which looked fair to me. #102-1971 FIAT 500 L Jolly beach car. S/N 5045627. Red/wicker. Odo: 42,000 km. Well-executed, cute but probably non-original beach car, although it was offered as being Sports Car Market

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Fresh Meat by Chad Tyson Bonhams Monte Carlo, MCO Online sales of contemporary cars 2015 Ferrari FF coupe built by Carrozzeria Ghia. Certificates by Registro Storico Fiat and Ghia Club Italia, among others. Based on a fairly recent chassis and recently restored. Good paint, good chrome. New wicker seats. Fiat 500 rubber mats only on floor. Some dings in wheelarches on inside. Red steering wheel. Whitewalls soiled. Clean on file. New wheels in same design as original Campagnolos (also included), new tires and a stainless exhaust system fitted recently. Date sold: 05/31/2016 eBay auction ID: 351730330335 Seller’s eBay ID: rontonkingt Sale type: Used car with 5,293 miles VIN: ZFF73SKA8F0204739 Details: Gray over tan leather; 6.3-L V12 rated at 651 hp and 503 lb/ft, 7-sp auto, AWD Sale result: $239,989, Buy It Now, sf 142 MSRP: $295,000 (base) Other current offering: In Newport Beach, CA, Ferrari/Maserati of Newport Beach is offering a Bianco Avus over Nero leather 2015 FF, with 7,063 miles for $255,800. 2014 Jaguar F-type S convertible engine bay. Offered at no reserve. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $40,456. The best known of these is Ghia’s stylish Jolly beach car, a concept generally based on the little Fiat 500s and 600s of the ’50s and early ’60s. As prices of these kept rising, hobbyists started cutting up little Fiats to build their own Jolly. I’d guess most Jollys on offer never rolled out of Ghia’s shop. This was a nice example, though, with good finish and nice details. But considering this is likely not a genuine product, price paid was hefty! And left the seller very happy. #126-1973 FERRARI 246 GT DINO Date sold: 05/25/2016 eBay auction ID: 172204209976 Seller’s eBay ID: catsexotics Sale type: Used car with 9,946 miles VIN: SAJWA6FC0E8K07378 Details: Red over black leather; 3.0-L V6 rated at 380 hp and 339 lb/ft, 8-sp auto, RWD Sale result: $56,888, Best Offer, sf 568 MSRP: $81,000 (base) Other current offering: Chariots of Palm Beach, in West Palm Beach, FL, asking $64,900 for a black/tan first-year F-type S convertible, with 10,901 miles. 2015 Maserati Ghibli S Q4 sedan coupe. S/N 6580. Eng. # 10875. Red/black leather. Odo: 25,129 km. Current owner bought this final E series in poor condition more than 25 years ago and had it restored to better-than-new standard in 1991–92 by specialist Gipi Motors in Brussels. It received a new interior with optional Daytona seats in the process. In same ownership since. Optional a/c fitted from new. Halda Tripmaster and nonperiod radio. Paint and brightwork still in top Straight with big gaps as when built. Clean interior with some patina—central console a shade lighter than seats. Non-original Alpine radio does not sit straight. Very well-cared-for engine bay. Sundry invoices, sales brochure and German registration. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $130,502. Most Espadas tend to sell in the region of $100k. This was a clean and wellcared-for specimen, which commanded some extra dollars. Sold close to low estimate. No problem there. #134-1980 LANCIA 037 Rally SE Proto- type Group B coupe. S/N SE037001. Eng. # 232AR400176. Red/black/black cloth. Factory prototype of the 037 Rally, the last rear-wheeldriven car to win manufacturers’ rally title (1983). First owned by Abarth, subsequently by chief development engineer Sergio Limone. Comprehensively restored in 2013–14. Panels not straight, variable fit as when built. Interior original with Sparco racing seats and red Sabelt harnesses. Original racing alloys. Date sold: 05/28/2016 eBay auction ID: 40128241194 Seller’s eBay ID: texas_direct Sale type: Used car with 3,184 miles VIN: ZAM57RTAXF1140114 Details: Blu Emozione over brown leather; 3.0-L, twin-turbocharged V6 rated at 404 hp and 406 lb/ft, 8-sp auto, AWD Sale result: $64,480, Buy It Now, sf 12,101 MSRP: $77,900 (base) Other current offering: Blue Grass Motorsport of Louisville, KY, asking $88,050, Rosso Energia w/ Cuoio leather 2015 Ghibli S Q4, unspecified miles. ♦ 120 shape. Driver’s door closes with difficultly. New tires and recent Ansa exhaust. Clean engine bay. Last serviced in 2014. Belgian registration. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $326,255. Dino values have skyrocketed in the past few years. But things are cooling down now. This very car was a no-sale at 2014 Bonhams’ Zoute Sale in Belgium at $373,000 (SCM# 6711696). Here seller settled for far less. Well bought. #141-1973 LAMBORGHINI ESPADA Series III coupe. S/N 8852. Eng. # 40924. Tomato Red/brown leather. Delivered new to U.S., as exemplified by side reflectors. Came to Germany, where it was mechanically overhauled and prepared for stringent German TÜV inspection. Invoices for parts and work U.K. registration, FIVA papers. Fascinating history file containing numerous in-period photographs of development and restoration. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $317,750. This car was meant as a testing rig and not a concours winner. It is not really beautiful—more of a kit car than a true racer. But it’s an important piece of rally and Lancia history. The roadgoing 037 Rallys are hard to sell these days. It appears the same applies for this prototype. #140-1982 FERRARI 512 BBI coupe. S/N 42511. Gunmetal Grey/beige leather. Odo: 60,930 km. Delivered new in Germany in an unusual, but striking, color combination. One of 1,007 fuel-injected BBs. Service booklet stamped until 2000. There are bills for work carried out in 2009 and for a new clutch in 2015. Also pictures of a relatively recent restoration. Interior has a musty smell, otherwise clean. Alpine radio not period. Comes with, original owner’s wallet, manual and toolkit. U.K. registration. Cond: 2. NOT Sports Car Market

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Bonhams Monte Carlo, MCO SOLD AT $283,700. The injection models are arguably the most practical BBs. And the color combination was a welcome change from the classic Rosso Corsa. Service history far from complete. So probably an expensive maintenance bill to be expected, which seemingly scared bidders. With all the blanks in its history, seller should have accepted this bid. TOP 10 No. 4 #110-1985 FERRARI 288 GTO coupe. S/N ZFFPA16B000055171. Eng. # F114B00128. Red/black & red leather. Odo: 49,300 km. One-owner car with continuous history of service and maintenance. Low mileage original and proven. Straight body with marks of light, repaired damage to driver’s side fender. No noticeable dents, with very good shut lines and panel gaps. Tires look fairly new, wheels appear unmarked. Black and red interior showing little signs of use apart from wear to driver’s seat and door handle. Clarion radio cassette. Most recent service included an engine-out cam-belt change and detailing. Complete his- stiffness of now-open body. Wicker seats with steel underlying structure. Woodwork and chrome in marine style. White and yellow cushions match portable sun shade. Good paint and chrome. Recently serviced. Austrian registration documents. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $45,676. Given the success of original beach cars, it is not surprising that someone would attempt an interpretation of the legendary Jolly using a modern Fiat 500. This car belongs to a very limited number converted by a specialist Italian carrozzeria, and is very well executed. Not really usable, but a nice tribute to the Jolly, and nice to have. I found the estimate high, but it proved realistic. Well sold. AMERICAN #109-1968 SHELBY GT500 KR convert- ible. S/N 8T03R21037803762. Eng. # 428408J. Yellow/black canvas/black leather. Odo: 55,030 km. 428-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Matchingnumbers car. No history available prior to 2001, when it was acquired by a resident of New Jersey, who kept it until 2014. Then restored and sold last year to Switzerland— hence a 5.5% local tax to be applied on hammer price. Paint and chrome okay. Driv- tory file. Ferrari Classiche certification issued in September 2015. U.K. registration papers. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $2,061,932. 272 of these GTOs were built and they were all sold before production started in 1984. A few years after production ceased in 1987, the asking price more than tripled, assuming you could find one for sale. Rare are the cars that take on an iconic state when new, but the 288 GTO did just that. It was, and still is, considered by many to be one of the finest high-performance cars ever built. Bidding for this excellent specimen was lively both in room and on phone. No wonder it sold well over its high estimation of $1,929,000. Fair both ways. #103-2013 FIAT 500 Jolly beach car. S/N ZFA31200000JO38054. Eng. # 169A 3000. Yellow/white & yellow canvas/wicker. Odo: 25,000 km. Based on a new Fiat 500 saloon dating from 2013. Reinforced shell to increase er’s seat baggy. Rare 4-speed combined with Traction-Lok rear axle. Tilt-away steering column, front-disc brakes and power convertible top, with rear glass. Older Goodyear tires. Marti Report confirming chassis number. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $156,602. The GT500 KR was only offered in 1968, when 1,053 fastbacks and 517 convertibles were produced. So this is a rare model, and like all older Shelbys, desirable and sought after. One of few cars at this auction that sold over its high estimate of $136,200. Well sold. © August 2016 121

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Worldwide Auctioneers Montgomery, TX Worldwide — The Houston Classic Auction Notable sales included a spectacular 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K, once shown at Pebble Beach, for $836,000 Company Worldwide Auctioneers Date April 23, 2016 Location Montgomery, TX Auctioneer Rod Egan Automotive lots sold/offered 76/105 Sales rate 72% Sales total $11,434,525 High sale 1967 Shelby Cobra 427 roadster, sold at $1,375,000 Buyer’s premium 10%, included in sold prices 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet B, sold at $836,000 Report and photos by Cody Tayloe Market opinions in italics A virtual swamp lay just b the facade of a man lawn this year at Worl Auctioneers’ 15th Houston Classic Auction. While sunny and cool (for Texas) on auction and preview day Houston had just been in the nati spotlight earlier in the week for de flooding that crippled the area. Thankfully, and just in time for the preview and Saturday’s auction, the storms had moved on, leaving behind the gorgeous weather and comfortable temperatures. The Concours d’Elegance of Texas at the La Torretta Montgomery, TX catalog estimates. Of the top 10 sales, half were lots that were sold without reserve. The top two sellers were both Shelby Cobras — a 1967 Cobra 429 brought $1.375m and a 1965 Cobra 289 sold for $957k. The latter had just sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction in January and had been completely reworked in time for this sale. Other notable sales included a spectacular 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K, once wn at Pebble Beach among other venues, another no-reserve offering which took Lake Resort and Spa on the shores of Lake Conroe was held in tandem with the auction, as has been the case these past five years. The bidding opened with much fanfare to a standing-room-only packed house. This year saw 105 vehicles cross the block, with a sell-through rate of 72%. The offerings were solid, with a great mix of American and Europeans ranging from early horseless carriages such as a 1906 Sears Motor Buggy to modern collectibles as represented by a 2002 BMW Z8 and 2007 Aston Martin. Forty-six were offered at no reserve and many of those with a reserve hammered sold, often below the 124 the number three position at $836,000. A total of eight Porsches were offered, among them a Signal Yellow 1973 911 Carrera 2.7 RS Touring no-reserve offering selling for $693,000, the number four seller. The pinnacle of the auction was a trio of Corvettes dubbed the Silver L88 Trifecta, which included one 1967, one 1968 and one 1969 convertible. Lot 59, the 1967 L88, had the highest offer at the sale at $2.4m, but failed to meet the reserve. The remaining two of the trio did sell at $610k and $525k, respectively, and were the fifth- and sixth-highest sales at the auction. Despite fewer than 20 more lots offered, and 10 more sold over last year, the grand total for this year’s sale was $11.4m — outpacing last year’s sales total of $4.7m by more than double. ♦ Sales Totals $10m $8m $6m $4m $2m 0 Sports Car Market 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012

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Worldwide Auctioneers Montgomery, TX ENGLISH #46-1949 TRIUMPH 2000 roadster. S/N TRA676. Red/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 1,451 miles. Restoration appears to be a few years old but is actually fairly recent. Small scratch on right-rear fender. Rub marks on left fender. Scratches on top of driver’s door and crack in front just ahead of side glass. Brightwork in good condition. Scratches on window that acts as a second cowl when rumble seat is used. Seats in good condition, but not securely fastened to floor—seat rocks back and forth. Some bunching in leather. Carpets replaced with some edges unfinished. Gauges show lots of patina and need restoration. Converted to seen here. Described in catalog as “quite likely the nicest example of its rare breed.” Listed estimate between $125k and $175k, which is quite a wide range and pretty ambitious. Maybe they were originally planning to deposit gold bars in the glovebox, but historical sales shows these trading nearer a $30k price range. Despite catalog, it was actually well sold. #14-1953 JAGUAR XK 120 SE roadster. S/N S674407. Eng. # F12538S. Burgundy Cabernet/tan canvas/Biscuit leather. Odo: 9,345 miles. Two-time Colorado Grand participant. $70k spent on restoration. High-quality paint job, with signs of well-cared-for use. Wax residue in some body creases. Panel fit excellent. Brightwork in good condition, with glass clean and clear. Right headlamp has signs of previous internal moisture buildup. Leather door tops lightly soiled from handling. Interior otherwise tidy. Fully snapped cockpit license plates. Gauges appear to be original. Light cloudiness behind instrument glass. Finish rubbed off on stainless at base of brake lever. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $396,000. Multiple concours winner including first place at inaugural Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance in 1996. Original to car is pre-Bristol, Wellerdesigned powerplant. This Ace had a lot of eyeball. Catalog estimate seemed somewhat lofty and aggressive, but the car was well documented and had a host of accessories including manuals, tools and weather gear. Bidders were willing to pay for quality, putting the selling price right where it should be. floor shift. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $41,800. Last sold for $34,020 at Silver’s Portland sale April 2014 (SCM# 6708997). It crossed the block at Mecum’s Seattle sale in June and again at Mecum’s Monterey sale that year without selling (SCM# 6712047 and 6719347). High bids were $42k and $45k, respectively. Since Portland sale, less than 100 miles added to the clock. Someone missed several opportunities only to bring it here to sell at no reserve for a market-correct price that was light compared with previous offers. At least bidders knew this time it was brought to be sold. #93-1950 AC 2-LITER Sports tourer. S/N ELX1512. Eng. # UMB150871. Black/tan canvas/brown leather. Odo: 1,036 miles. Buckland 5-passenger tourer—believed to be one of 70 built. Recent mechanical sorting. Paint older, with notable flaws such as small bubbles on passenger’s quarter. Scratches throughout, some deep. Brightwork average overall. Rubber shows age, but holding its own. Driver’s door out at top front. Gauges #80-1966 ASTON MARTIN DB6 coupe. S/N DB62754LN. Black/red leather. Odo: 26,025 miles. Upgraded to Vantage specs from a factory left-hand-drive Mk I. Speedometer calibrated in miles. High-quality restoration in 2000s. Paint still lustrous, with only minor blemishes. Rubs in paint where front license plate would be affixed. Driver’s door out slightly at rear. Scratches in glass on driver’s door. Adhesive residue from decals on windscreen. Brightwork in superb condition. Minor wear at driver’s door threshold. Replaced carpets in good condition. Becker Grand Prix cover points to owner’s attention to detail. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $93,500. This Jaguar made rounds heavily with Mecum in 2013, appearing at Monterey, Dallas and Schaumburg within a three-month span. All resulted in unsuccessful sales (SCM# 6458412, 6727988, 6732739). First time it was offered in 2013 was Monterey, where high bid was $1,000 more than winning bid here, before commissions—never mind added expenses from shuffling it all over the country that year to make a sale. Market has been set on these models for a while. Fair deal for all. #51-1956 AC ACE roadster. S/N AEX160. Eng. # CL2290WT. Red/black canvas/ black leather. Odo: 23,773 miles. Said to be one of only 223 AC-powered Aces produced. Numbers-matching, high-quality restoration. Minor flaws include surface scratches and a few dimples on tail. Brightwork very nice. Windscreen shows no wiper streaks. Florida radio. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $440,000. Born a standard DB6, it was upgraded to Vantage specification courtesy of an engine and ZF 5-speed from a donor during restoration, which took place in France. Originally born an automatic and first sold in New York, later returned to U.K., then to France, where it was restored, and finally back to the U.S. DB6 values have remained fairly steady and predictable over the years, with slow and sustainable upward momentum over past 18 months. Had this been born a Vantage, the price would have been much more. #91-1972 ROLLS-ROYCE CORNICHE coupe. S/N CRA14383. White/navy blue leather. Odo: 78,795 miles. Mostly original, with older repaint showing age—many touchups and scratches throughout. Evidence of rust on rockers. Light pitting around windscreen trim and lackluster door handles. Remaining present well. Carpets older, but in good overall condition. Disappearing top and special-order roll-up windows. Cracking on steering wheel. Driver’s door leather has a four-inch scratch. Cond: 2-. 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Worldwide Auctioneers Montgomery, TX brightwork in good condition. Desirable slimbumper design. Original seat leather cracked and shows patina. Wear heaviest on driver’s seat, where leather beginning to split open. Wood inlays well preserved. Gauges average. Good carpets. Tired center console. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $13,750. There’s never a shortage of older Rolls in various stages of disrepair. While cars can be purchased for nearly nothing, sorting, cost of parts and need for a specialist to work through complicated issues can hit pocketbooks pretty hard. Offered without reserve, price paid here was third-least-expensive sold at this sale—closer to Silver Shadow saloon range. Still not a bad buy at nearly half catalog estimate. #44-1978 ASTON MARTIN V8 Series III coupe. S/N V811812LCA. Eng. # V5401812LFM. Black/Magnolia leather. Odo: 52,375 miles. Original U.S.-delivery, LHD example. Includes manual, jack, and spare. Matching numbers. Offered with Aston Martin Heritage Trust certificate. Original paint holding up well. Many scratches in clearcoat. Rubber becoming dry, with evidence of tearing at driver’s window. Crack at front vent window. Windscreen shows wiper streaks. Rubber bumperettes on front cracking. Heavy scratches on roof, with a few light dings. Leather seats holding up well, but carpets have $126,500. Launched in 1972, the AM V8 continued production through 1989—making it the longest-running Aston Martin series ever produced. Described in catalog as an “outstanding driver,” this one presents as mostly original, with believed-to-be-actual miles. Last year, Artcurial sold a similar example of same year (SCM# 265876), with added provenance of being delivered new to Sultan of Oman. It sold for slightly more money ($135k), but had undergone a full restoration that we speculated had likely exceeded the sales price. Worldwide’s estimate here was pretty aggressive, but the sales price was fair. GERMAN #30-1938 MERCEDES-BENZ 540K Cabriolet B. S/N 130903. Navy blue/ navy blue cloth/red leather. RHD. Odo: 73,429 miles. High-quality restoration completed early 1980s. Some flaws in paint due to age. Small bubble at back of passenger’s rear fender. Small paint dimples on trunk lid and rear fender. Panels line up nicely. Brightwork nearly flawless. Soft top with landau bars in excellent condition. Interior expertly restored. Gauge cluster shines like BEST BUY was on early side—a prime-time car with preprime-time placement and offered without reserve. I would have been a little nervous, especially after witnessing Lot 22 sell for almost half of estimate. However, one lot before this one exceeded its catalog price selling and was also at no reserve, another testament these sales can go either way. This 540K was in a different league compared to offerings in similar time slots. It came up short of catalog estimate, but consignor brought it to sell. Well bought. #101-1953 PORSCHE 356 Pre-A 1500 bent-window cabriolet. S/N 60115. Azure blue/blue canvas/gray leather. Odo: 383 km. Options and numbers verified by Porsche Certificate of Authenticity. Fresh restoration of high quality, with only test miles. Shut lines perfect. Rubber new. Trim either new or replated throughout, with exception of windscreen trim. All-new upholstery and carpets. Gauges clean and clear. Restored and functional Telefunken radio. Correct date-coded wheels. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $300,000. seen better days. Cond: 3. SOLD AT jewelry. Wood deep and beautiful. Starter and carburetor recently serviced by MercedesBenz Classic Center in Germany. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $836,000. Ran as Lot 30 in sale, so Before consignor acquired this bent-window Pre-A, it was owned for 35 years by the Beck family of Beck Spyder fame. It was said to be a great foundation for a full restoration, which was done to concours standards and involved shipping around country for notable experts to perform their specialties. Offered late in sale compared to prime-time offerings, this one came up short to low catalog estimate of $350k. Considering the Reutter provenance and attention to detail, high bid just wasn’t enough in today’s market. #16-1961 MERCEDES-BENZ 190SL convertible. S/N 12104010019766. Medium gray/black cloth/tan leather. Odo: 88,526 km. Includes color-matched factory hard top, with accessory stand. Correct factory notches and number stamps. Older repaint showing some age. Paint run in front of passenger’s door. Brightwork shows some scratches and light pitting. Minor delamination on edges of windscreen. Seats and door panels like new. Dash cover receded some to reveal aged paint un- 128 Sports Car Market

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Worldwide Auctioneers Montgomery, TX derneath. Instrumentation glass slightly hazy. Carpets slightly stained. Aftermarket speakers molded into custom kick panels. Correct datecoded wheels. Original Solex carbs replaced with twin-choke Webers. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $96,800. Values of 190SL began to rise with popularity of 300SL years ago, but have recently seen a slight market correction. This one was a good driver, with previous longterm ownership and a few touches that point this one was road-ready. Market rose quickly over course of a few years, and price paid here could be new norm, coming in well below catalog estimate. Still, it has appreciated nicely compared with values just five years ago. Well bought. #84-1967 PORSCHE 911 coupe. S/N 306156. Eng. # 909632. White/black leather. Odo: 169,938 miles. Built to Carrera 2.7 RS specs, with blueprinted and balanced engine and desirable 901/05 transaxle. Weight-saving aluminum dash, lightweight carpets, radio and heater delete. Lots of NOS performance parts. Real Fuchs wheels. Correct fiberglass fenders, hood and deck. Sixteen-gallon fuel tank. Period-correct steering wheel. Braking and suspension said to be upgraded to 911SC specs. Window rubber all replaced. New headliner. ber 2015, where it did not sell for $145k (SCM# 6789128). It hasn’t turned another mile since that sale, so my bet is clock must have stopped. Privately, it was advertised online by a dealer with an asking price of $280k. Here, it was a solid buy for a 911 0-series example, especially one which consignor states has over $250k invested. Market correct price for a lovely early 911 hot rod. #41-1969 PORSCHE 911S Targa. S/N 119310373. Eng. # 6391329. Metallic blue/ black leather. Odo: 68,609 miles. Extensive documentation, with Porsche CoA. Matching numbers and recent engine rebuild. High-quality older repaint, with touch-ups here and there. Road rash on nose. Rubber and glass original, with window gaskets dry and hard. Panel fit correct. Felt around driver’s door loosening. Factory a/c. Interior tidy, but average. Seats and carpet in great shape. Gauges are slightly cloudy. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $165,000. Single Sale price here was fair, with accessories and documentation trumping condition. #32-1973 PORSCHE 911 Carrera 2.7 RS Touring coupe. S/N 9113600856. Signal Yellow/black leather. Odo: 39,016 miles. Numbers matching, with CoA. Restoration completed in 2013. M472 Touring model. Burzel ducktail rear spoiler. Options include head restraints, electric rear-window heater, auxiliary cabin heater, power windows, rear foglights, sunroof and Blaupunkt Coburg radio. High-quality paint job, with small crack on right-rear fender. Rubber appears to have been replaced during restoration. Interior in like-new condition. Carpets replaced. Door Louvered vent, rear side windows and door panels with leather pulls are R-spec correct. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $106,000. Last seen at Dan Kruse Classic’s Houston sale in Novem- ownership for 45 years dating back to where it was sold new in Texas. Believed to have remained there its entire life. Highly optioned with a/c and accessories such as Amco bumper bars and a rare Mohn ski rack, which probably saw no use in Texas. Extensive documentation was kept—all the way down to the business card of the salesman who originally sold the car. Strong values have flattened, and auction estimate anticipated a forward-moving market. panels well above average. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $693,000. The 2.7 RS was the first of the race-bred 911s. Legend has it that Porsche was initially uncomfortable offering required minimum of 500 race-spec examples to meet FIA homologation requirements. To their relief, demand was positive and more than three times the minimum were built in 1973 and 1974. Like most 911s, especially limited-production models, values climbed in a hurry and have leveled out at top of market. Offered at no reserve, and purchase price was in line with recent sales. Fair deal for all parties, if not slightly well bought given added bonus of a recent restoration. #34-1974 BMW 3.0 CSL Batmobile coupe. S/N 2275525. Eng. # 2275525. Silver/ black cloth. Odo: 92,378 km. Light mechanical restoration. Original engine. Elderly paint showing some age. Aero pieces are cracking. Stainless wheelarches dull. Passenger’s door has small bubbles at rear-bottom corner. Mask lines just ahead of trunk with flaking paint at seams. Rubber appears original, but in good condition. Imperfections on some vinyl decals. Interior dirty, with slightly hazy gauges. Vinyl wrapping on center stack peeling and coming loose. Brake-pedal cover lying in driver’s floorboard. Center of rear seat has a small split at seam. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $242,000. Last 130 Sports Car Market

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Our Portland Hipster by Tony Piff What are the hipsters driving in your town? Send submissions to #262439093617. 1980 VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT diesel pickup. S/N 17A0915385. 98,341 miles. “Rust-free California vehicle, totally restored. Brand new European RA-code 1.6-L turbo-diesel (NOS, used in 1990–93 Golf TDs). New clutch, water pump, radiator and more. Rebuilt 5-speed. New interior. New paint in original color. Everything works.” Condition: 2. and Hipster by Tony Piff What are the hipsters driving in your town? Send submissions to #262439093617. 1980 VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT diesel pickup. S/N 17A0915385. 98,341 miles. “Rust-free California vehicle, totally restored. Brand new European RA-code 1.6-L turbo-diesel (NOS, used in 1990–93 Golf TDs). New clutch, water pump, radiator and more. Rebuilt 5-speed. New interior. New paint in original color. Everything works.” Condition: 2. Worldwide Worldwide Auctioneers Montgomery, TX seen at Russo and Steele’s Scottsdale 2013 sale, where it did not sell for $160k (SCM# 5606968). We called that top bid “market correct.” Investors and collectors have taken notice, with prices reflecting increased recent interest. Just a few years ago, a top-shelf example sold by Bonhams in 2010 (SCM# 167805), which was expertly restored and consigned from BMW’s factory collection, fetched less than this example here. At $218,400, we commented at the time, “Batmobile owners elsewhere should not consider this price realistic.” Offered at no reserve, this is now a fair price in today’s market. SOLD AT $8,401. Little old 2WD pickups appeal to utilitarian-minded drivers who don’t need to haul a boat, but only a VW nut would think a FWD Rabbit chopped into a truck is a good idea. The enthusiast seller dumped a ton of money into this one, upgrading the mechanicals and preserving its stock appearance. Top price, but another eBay example with needs sold for $10,499 two weeks earlier, so call it well bought. eBay Motors, 5/22/2016. #152069303404. 1963 STUDEBAKER ZIP Van mail truck. S/N E5FC4384. 53,000 miles. RHD. “Original 112-hp Skybolt Six and 3-speed auto. One seat. Second gas pedal for stand-up driving. Starts right up, runs great, drives fine. It has rust. Fortunately, every panel is a straight one, and a good metal person could have this thing straightened up in a jiffy. Clear title.” Condition: 4+. clear. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $15,400. This market is waking up and savvy investors are keeping their eyes on these, as they continue to not disappoint. Prices are still all over the board, with mileage and engine configuration being the main factors. The Euro 500SL brings big money, but later-built U.S.-market 560SLs, especially with low miles, are seeing huge gains. Offered at no reserve, advantage here goes to buyer, considering single-ownership history and mileage under 100k. Should seem like a bargain in near future, if market continues on its upward path. Fair deal today and well bought for tomorrow. #75-2002 BMW Z8 convertible. S/N WBAEJ13482AH61279. Sport Red/red & black leather. Odo: 11,958 miles. Said to be one of 77 produced in this color combination. SOLD AT $2,826. One of about 4,400 produced in the only year of production, and named for the rollout of the then-new ZIP code system. If a Studebaker or USPS collector got this, it’ll either end up parked in a museum or (more likely) a field. I hope an energetic motorcycle mechanic with a small shop snatched it up to revive and use as a local biketransport rig. Vintage vans are in vogue with young motorcycle scenesters, and this would be a serious swagger wagon (well, half-serious anyway). Well bought. eBay Motors, 5/1/2016. ♦ 132 #104-1987 MERCEDES-BENZ 560SL convertible. S/N WDBBA48D9HA062134. Arctic white/white hard top/blue leather. Odo: 98,776 miles. All original, garage kept, and well cared for. Original first-aid kit included. Factory documentation. Paint touch-ups throughout. Brightwork average and all present. Light scratches in passenger’s door glass. Original rubber well preserved. Panel fit factory correct. Tidy interior cleaner than what mileage would indicate. Minor leather cracking, while dash uncracked. Wood veneers on console in good condition. Gauges clean and Total production was 5,703, of which 2,543 were U.S. spec. All original with very few signs of use. Brightwork original and well kept. Small imperfection at driver’s side taillight. No wiper streaks. Headlights show no cloudiness. Interior shows minimal wear. Auxiliary cup holder. Noticeable scuffing on driver’s stainless threshold plate. Dinan programmed. Eisenmann cat-back exhaust. Body-colored hard top with storage rack. Top boot. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $198,000. Last seen at Russo and Steele’s Scottsdale 2014 sale (SCM# 6661287), where we called it well sold at $130k. Today’s prices hover around $200k—even higher if you land an Alpina. Like the Ford GT, these never became just used cars that lost tremendous value—they were collectible from inception. This one had a few tasteful upgrades which were present as well when sold at Russo and Steele. Price paid here was market-correct, but the market is still on the up and up. ITALIAN #79-1967 GHIA 450 SS convertible. S/N BS4025. Red/black cloth/black leather. Odo: 59,607 miles. Mileage believed to be original. Well-kept older repaint, with flaws related to age. Small ding in driver’s rear fender just above wheelarch. Windscreen rubber beginning to harden. Light delamination on top edge of windscreen. Options include rare factory hard top and a/c. Seats show little wear. Wood inlays average. Gauges slightly cloudy, but nothing significant. Woodgrain steering wheel. Chrome wire wheels with three-bar knockoffs. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $151,250. Italian coachwork with reliability of a Chrysler V8, which was said to have been recently serviced. It’s believed only about 50 were built—these do not cross the block very often. Once upon a time these could be bought all day long (provided one could be found) for $30k. Was one of a handful of cars at this sale that exceeded top end of catalog estimate. Not quite the 450 SS record, but very well sold. #82-1969 DETOMASO MANGUSTA coupe. S/N 8MA762. Yellow/black leather. Odo: 53,594 miles. One of only 401 produced and 250 known survivors. Factory tools in- Sports Car Market

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Worldwide Auctioneers Montgomery, TX cluded. Paint is showing age but has been well looked after. Chipped paint on passenger’s side from operating engine cover. Small bubbles in paint on left-rear fender. Windscreen gasket wavy. Brightwork decent. Original, tidy interior. Crisp gauges. Driver’s door panel cracked near bottom. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $260,000. Long-term, dry Arizona ownership, where it was cared for by an Italian-car enthusiast who sold it to a friend in Phoenix and later bought it back. About three years ago a sale over $150k was unheard of for these, but today you’d be hard pressed to find one under that number. Values exploded overnight and have not come down yet. The over$300k club is reserved for restored examples, and European sales are commanding a premium over U.S. sales. Low estimate here was $300k, which is where the market seems headed for one in this condition, but it is not there yet. #53-1974 FIAT EL SABRY Spider. S/N A10025. Red/black vinyl. Odo: 39,266 km. Reportedly fully restored in Italy. Paint in good condition, but not show-quality. A few scuffs here and there from light use. No real brightwork to speak of. Rubber in good condition. Windshield glass mostly free of wiper streaks. Spartan interior in good condition. Aluminum pedals. Rubber floor mats over durable carpet. Seats show no signs of wear. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $17,600. In the 1970s, mented history. Includes original manuals, tool roll, spare and accessories. Engine and gearbox service in 2016. New clutch and timing belts. Older repaint holding up well, with light scratches in clearcoat. Rubber drying and hardening. Panel fit correct. Plastic enhancer caked on front bumper so much it is dripping. Heavy wiper streaks in windshield. Leather cracking, but not lost yet. Newer carpets. Original carpets are showing age, but holding up well. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $60,000. The 308 GT4 was successor to Dino-badged 246 GT and GTS and first production GT Ferrari since 1953 to not have been designed by Pininfarina. Originally silver, but later refinished in red, with Boxer trim added to match Ferrari’s 308 GT4 brochure car. Maintenance records are solid. Previously soft market on these 2+2s began to rise a few years ago, but hasn’t reached the levels of insanity found in the 246. Even at $25k under low estimate, the offer was fair. Not enough for the consignor to let it go, however. #20-1989 LAMBORGHINI COUN- TACH 25th Anniversary coupe. S/N ZA9CA05AXKLA12694. Black/tan leather. Odo: 50,008 km. One of 657 25th Anniversary editions built. Single ownership from new until 2015. Includes all service records. Maintained by selling dealer for 25 years. Original paint beginning to craze on horizontal surfaces, especially on engine hatch. Small paint bubbles above left-rear wheel opening. Panel fit factory correct. Interior above average. Minimal upholstery scuffing from entry and exit on driver’s seat. Some excessive wear noted Fiat turned to Italian customizer Baldo Baldi, who had a solid history of modifying Fiat and Simca chassis for racing. Inspired by American dune buggies of the 1960s, Baldi built about 80 El Sabrys for Fiat. This example was recently restored in Italy by a microcar expert which, with transport, likely cost more than selling price here—despite the car’s minimalist simplicity. A restored, red Italian for less than $20k is not a bad entry point into the world of collector cars. Well bought. #2-1975 FERRARI 308 GT4 DINO coupe. S/N 10158. Eng. # 01030. Red/camel leather. Odo: 61,294 miles. Original U.S.-market car. Power windows and a/c. Fully docu- around power-window switches. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $275,000. Just as we have seen with Countach’s rival Testarossa, values were quick to climb on these one-time unloved 1980s icons. This one had a solid history and the Anniversary Edition to boot. Few recent sales have checked in below $300k and this one should have been no exception. Sure, it had a few flaws due to age, but they’re only original once. Catalog estimate seemed light and new owner picked up a bargain. Well bought. AMERICAN #49-1929 CORD L-29 sedan. S/N 2925737. Eng. # FD902. Maroon/tan cloth. Odo: 88,395 miles. Recently completed engine service and detailing. High-quality restoration, with few flaws visible—other than minor clearcoat scratches from light use. Rear bumper slightly dull. Panel fit very nice. Canvas covers for spares are slightly soiled. Canvas August 2016 133

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Worldwide Auctioneers Montgomery, TX top also has some moisture staining at rearmost beltline. Rear glass has been sealed with amateurishly applied silicone. Interior better than new. Seats show light staining. A wellmaintained restoration that appeared ready to older. Trim has minor dings and creases, otherwise brightwork good. Billet horizontal grille replaces factory-style vertical one. Soiling on soft top. Tear on right side of top along with a hole from a missing button. Upgraded power driver’s seat with underdash a/c. Alpine cassette player. Gauges clean and clear, but go. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $65,000. Some significant money has been spent on maintenance just this year. Engine-out service and tune-up, brake overhaul, along with minor but thorough mechanical attention. All to ensure its soundness for the next owner. Recent sales show that even the catalog estimate was conservative. No reason why opening bid wasn’t over $100k, and the top offer was only $65k. High bid wasn’t even in the ballpark. #5-1939 FORD DELUXE V8 Custom roadster. S/N 182254. British Racing Green/ Biscuit leather. Odo: 741 miles. 1948 flathead and transmission. All-steel construction. Older build with age-related flaws throughout. Passenger’s door out significantly at rear. Paint chips here and there, with a few bubbles. Scratch on the right front fender. Pitting on hood vents and around windscreen. Gauges are dated and look very inexpensive. Odometer is capable of only four places plus tenths. Seat back is straight upright—looks rather uncomfortable. Dash wood in need of a coat of sealer or stain. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $28,600. interior trim showing age. Power front-disc brakes. Engine bay dressed up with pinstriping on firewall. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $50,000. Overall, the non-wood body paint application was average, but the attention to bringing the woodgrain to life through air brushing was very well executed. An actualwood example would set you back considerably more than a standard model, which can often be had now for around $40k. Here not only do you get the look, but also a beast of a powerplant as well. While under the catalog estimate, the high bid was still a reasonable number. #26-1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE coupe. S/N 30837S113673. Ermine White/ Saddle vinyl. Odo: 41,122 miles. 327-ci 300hp V8, 4-bbl, auto. Factory options include Powerglide auto, AM/FM radio, power windows, brakes and steering. Numbers matching. Original window sticker included. Older respray with few noticeable faults. Bumpers are pitted. Glass clean and clear. Panel fit correct. Factory wheel covers. Rubber older and beginning to crack. Interior average, with older carpets. Gauges slightly tinted from age. 1939 Ford hot rod re imagined in style of a Shelby Cobra. Built by hot-rodder Paul Normand. Styling will certainly make the casual observer do a double-take to figure out what it is, and the BRG paint further lends itself to a European influence—only adding to the ambiguity. Signs of age and use are begging for this car to be used and driven. It would certainly be a great styling alternative to the typical hot rod at most meets. Something a little different at a well-bought price. #95-1948 MERCURY CUSTOM con- vertible. S/N 1707839. Cream yellow/tan canvas/maroon leather. Odo: 55,801 miles. 350-ci supercharged V8, auto. Faux-wood finish. Lowered front stance. Glass scratched throughout, heavily in some places. Rubber 134 Rubber shift-selector boot is torn. Seats in good condition. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $105,600. Ownership on this Split-Window can be traced back to early 1980s, when owner bought it for his wife. Then it was passed along to their daughter. Big money for a Split-Window automatic. This one is not all-original or a comprehensive restoration. It’s had carpets replaced and an older respray. Not an NCRS winner or Bloomington Gold recipient. No big tank, factory a/c or fuel injection. No KelseyHayes knockoffs. It was an L75, which gives it a horsepower bump over bottom-rung L30, but price was strong, all things considered. © Sports Car Market

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H&H Auctions Duxford, U.K. H&H — Imperial War Museum Big news was the 1954 Lagonda 3-Liter drophead coupe, its final price of $488,160, and a world record that will stand for a while Company H&H Date April 19–20, 2016 Location Duxford, U.K. Auctioneer Simon Hope Automotive lots sold/offered 64/104 Sales rate 62% Sales total $6,093,819 High sale 1961 Jaguar XKE Series I Lightweight, sold at $1,209,600 Buyer’s premium One of one, with power top and center-floor gear change — 1954 Lagonda 3-Liter drophead coupe, sold at $488,160 Report and photos by Paul Hardiman Market opinions in italics A lthough the Lightweight E-type claimed center stage, the big news was the 1954 Lagonda 3-Liter drophead coupe just to its left, built to the special order of HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, and retained by him for seven years. It attracted worldwide media interest, and its final price of $488,160 eclipsed the next highest price achieved for the model at public auction by about $400k. That’s a world record that will stand for a while. Celebrity cars ranged from the gilt-edged and roy- ally approved right down to the populist, as three cars that had appeared in English TV series fetched big money too. The 1978 Ford Capri 3.0 S featured in “The Professionals” TV series smashed its estimate to fetch $77,414, another world record, while an enthusiast paid $75,000 for the 1977 Capri 2.0 S and $46,200 for the 1981 Daimler Sovereign 4.2 that had starred in “Minder.” Both the Mk III 3-liter and the Daimler Sov were was probably four times over their real prices, but the weedy white 2-liter Mk II — one of the least-desirable Capri models in period, let’s remember — followed the James Bond film car convention of selling for about 10 times the model’s normal value. All thanks to being the on-screen transport of Terry McCann, played by Dennis Waterman. The Lightweight Jaguar 9 WPD was one of the seven first competition E-types completed to Jaguar’s internal Project ZP537/24 specification. Post-restoration, from 136 the early 2000s, it has run at the Goodwood Revival and Le Mans Classic. $1.2m looks good value for a real car as opposed to one of the continuations being built by Jaguar Heritage, which cost nearer $1.5m and, according to Lord March, as replicas will never race at Goodwood. As far as the back-on-earth lots went… well, the U.K. was a tempered Duxford, U.K. market in the months and weeks leading up to the end-of-June referendum on Britain’s continued membership in the EU. There were a number of strong sales, however. A very nicely restored ’68 Mustang fastback looked like a good value, in the U.K. at least, at $51,610, and a very Strawberry TR2 did a strong $48,800. Both Bentley S3 Continentals on offer found new homes, with the Park Ward drophead coupe making $266,112 post-sale and the HJ Mulliner Flying Spur over estimate at $251,597, but the 1956 S1 Continental fastback could not reach the $540k needed. Another no-sale, the Ferrari 246 GT Dino, fell at least $60k short of the $400k needed to buy it. The AC Ace looked a little cheap until you looked into its interesting history. The 1962 car had been reshelled with a Cobra body in period and had a replacement but correct-type engine, and fetched $193,536. A sell-through rate of around 60% might not look the greatest, but it was in line with the Monaco sales later the same month. By the time of the next big sales the Brexit vote will have happened, and market confidence may have returned. Or not. Watch this space. ♦ Sales Totals $6m $5m $4m $3m $2m $1m 0 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 12.5%, included in sold prices ($1.00 = £0.70) Sports Car Market

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H&H Auctions Duxford, U.K. ENGLISH #92-1923 ROLLS-ROYCE 40/50HP cab- riolet de ville. S/N 35NK. Green/green leather & beige wool. RHD. Odo: 3,942 miles. Older restoration, still with original Baker coachwork. Although it’s a 1923, it has factory-fitted front brakes. Goodish older paint, with some chips and rash to mudguards. Newish leather in front and seat cloth in rear and new top. Rear light plinths are smooth, so probably reproduction bits. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $112,896. Some competition history (1959 worn and patinated—may be original. Carpets grubby. Original radio. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $488,160. Ex-Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, with pictures in the extensive eightpage catalog listing showing him taking the young Prince Charles to school. Stalled in the sale room at £300k ($432k), which must have been mildly embarrassing after all the hype. Later declared sold for £324,800—a Lagonda 3-Liter record by a factor of about 10. No, I don’t understand the fascination with anything Royal, but there it is.... Headlight chrome good, lovely nickel radiator and motor well polished. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $145,152. Last offered at Mecum Monterey 2013 (SCM# 6469254), where it sold in a post-sale deal for $141k, as the $115k top bid was insufficient. This time offered at no reserve and sold for a very fair sum. Well bought still. #50-1934 MG PA roadster. S/N PA0953. Green/brown vinyl. RHD. Odo: 165 miles. Tidy, good older paint (looks black, but actually a very dark green) with a couple of sink marks. Slightly dulled chrome. Unworn leatherette. Dash standard with good instruments. Engine nice and tidy. Now with cycle Trengwainton Speed Hill Climb and 1961 Land’s End Trial) in its past, which probably cancels out the small, negative effect on value of non-original motor... although restoration has wiped out any traces of that history. Price here was spot-on. First offered by H&H at this auction four years ago, when it didn’t sell at an undisclosed high bid. Next appearance in SCM Platinum Auction Database is when H&H sold it at Buxton in February 2013 (SCM# 5979159) for $105,186. #80-1954 ASTON MARTIN DB2/4 coupe. S/N LML656. Silver/red leather. RHD. Odo: 65,149 miles. Restored, with door gaps pretty good even for one of these. New leather, new exhaust and new chrome wires. Avon ZZ tires always a good sign—pointing to an enthusiastic owner. BEST BUY 3+. SOLD AT $72,576. Stalled at £45k ($65k, matching lower estimate); not sold in the room, but later declared sold at £50,400 before proceedings ended. Not quite as cheap as the 140 SE coupe we profiled two issues ago (May 2016, p. 62) but still a good deal. #47-1956 LAND ROVER SERIES I 86- Cond: 2. SOLD AT $298,368. Sold to consignor pre-restoration by H&H at Buxton in April 2011 for $118,185. This time it was declared unsold on the day at £185k ($266k), but later shown as sold on website for about that much plus premium. So the seller must have had a change of heart. Buyer did well here, as retail is nearer £250k ($360k). fenders—originally had clamshells. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $34,272. Apparently recently reawoken after 50 years of slumber, since which the recommissioning has included an engine rebuild. Provisional bid of £21,250 ($32k) was later converted into a done deal at £23,800. At a little less than a TC, this looks on the money. #15-1950 JAGUAR XK 120 roadster. S/N 660240. Red/red & tan leather. RHD. Odo: 4,018 miles. Restored 25 years ago and holding up well. Only five-year-old paint (last done in 2011) helps explain that. Very good door gaps. Dash re-covered and with fourspoke Moto-Lita steering wheel. Leather now with a few character creases. Replacement motor and 5-speed gearbox, plus front discs. 138 #31-1954 LAGONDA 3-LITER drop- head coupe. S/N LB29031. Green/gray cloth/ gray leather. RHD. Odo: 47,354 miles. One of one, with power top and center-floor gear change. Older paint doing well. Leather lightly hardly been driven. With overdrive, meaning four sticks poke out of transmission tunnel. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $49,190. Sold mid estimate, at what has come to represent the accepted market value for a shinily restored, early Landie. You can tell I don’t entirely approve.... TOP 10 No. 8 #96-1961 JAGUAR XKE Series I 3.8 racer. S/N 850007. Blue/blue fiberglass/ black cloth. RHD. Odo: 3,456 Sports Car Market inch utility. S/N 170603242. Green/green canvas/green vinyl. RHD. Odo: 89,496 miles. Restored, with new top, new seats and lots of new galvanized parts. Sharp chassis, with no leaks even from transfer box—suggesting it’s #25-1955 JAGUAR XK 140 SE coupe. S/N 8804248. White/red leather. RHD. Straight and tidy, with leather lightly creased and okay door fit. Originally green with tan leather. Now wearing a replacement cylinder head with triple SUs instead of a pair. Cond:

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H&H Auctions Duxford, U.K. miles. Massive restoration from rotten standard car—keeping essentially only the bulkheads and tunnel. New aluminum panels. Good order for racer, still with standard seat on left and Hardura on the transmission tunnel. All usual race features such as triple Webers, differential oil cooler and long-range accident, it was rebodied using a Cobra shell. It looks like an Ace-Ford with squared-off arches, or indeed an early and skinny Cobra. Chassis rails are straight. Paint looks good, but closer up there are a few blemishes, with a couple of chips and cracks on left front whee- nearer £200k ($289k). I wonder what happened to the other Cobra body.... #85-1963 BENTLEY S3 Continental Fly- ing Spur sedan. S/N BC92XLB. Blue/ magnolia leather. RHD. Odo: 58,724 miles. One of 82 Flying Spurs produced in this six-light style. Very good order, last repainted 2010. Bumper chrome a bit scratched and dulling, with radiator-shell plating better. Creased, but not quite cracked, leather could be original. Door and panel fit good. Timberwork refurbished and still good, under-dash a/c fitted. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $251,597. First supplied to Middle East, then in U.S. Back to the U.K. tanks. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $1,209,600. Star lot of the day and much hyped in months leading up to the sale. Original car was one of the first seven competition-modified Es, supplied to John Coombs and a sister to 4 WPD, which became the first Lightweight. Used as a spare, it had limited competition use. Found dilapidated in 2002, when it was built into a racer proper. Reappeared in 2005. Hit the right money, bidding to £750k ($1.077m) in the room against an estimate of £700k–£900k ($1m–$1.3m). #18-1962 AC ACE Bristol roadster. S/N BE1199. Eng. # 100D21143. Green/black leather. RHD. Odo: 13,180 miles. You do a double-take on this one because, following an larch lip and marks on the rear deck where the top fitted. Aluminum looks a bit bent and worked in door and trunk shuts. Leather newish and only lightly creased. Had a Ford V6, but now with correct-type Bristol 100D2 engine 1143. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $193,536. It might not be original, but it’s the most desirable Ace clothed in the most attractive Ace/ Cobra body. Story is that AC wouldn’t sell the owner the fender and doors needed to repair this car in 1964, so he bought them directly from the supplier—along with two Cobra bodies, one of which was fitted in 1966. It’s had a bit of a life (this is the third time the vendor had owned it), but this is a fair price considering its history, with the very best Aces fetching in 1972, after which it was converted to RHD. In this ownership since 1987. One of the few cars to sell over its upper estimate, in this case £140k ($200k). But as I always say when one of these comes up, nowhere near the price achieved by the ex-Keith Richards Flying Spur, Blue Lena, which hit £763k ($1.2m, SCM# 6786876) in 2015. 140 Sports Car Market

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H&H Auctions Duxford, U.K. #11-1968 JAGUAR XKE Series II 4.2 convertible. S/N 1E18333. Eng. # 7E283489. Maroon/black cloth/cinnamon leather. Odo: 1,888 miles. Federal-spec Series 1½, with new paint and leather in original colors. Solid underneath with evidence of previous sill work. Good rechrome. Sits right on tall tires. But when you look at the motor and see only two weedy Strombergs looking rather lost instead miles. Did the U.S. get the hit TV series “Minder”? No? Oh well, this appeared as the wheels of the minder in question, Terry McCann, played by Dennis Waterman, late of press car, then appeared with a different number plate in TV espionage action series “The Professionals.” Good restored order and rotfree. Perhaps reshelled—has had front fenders, at least. Unworn Carla cloth, fake C15 sticker in windscreen. Displayed next to full-size of a big bank of SU pots, it still takes you aback somewhat—did me, at least. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $151,776. One of three U.S.-spec E-types at this auction (out of eight overall), and the only one of those three to sell. A provisional bid of £94k ($135k) was later accepted and turned into a confirmed sale. Over £100k ($144k) is good going for a U.S.-spec car, and on a Series 1½ with open headlights at that. Well sold. #44-1977 FORD CAPRI S hatchback. S/N GAECST04460. White/black vinyl/blue & white striped cloth. RHD. Odo: 88,758 “The Sweeney.” In good, restored order. Rotfree and now with a 5-speed ’box. Seat cloth only lightly baggy. Displayed with a life-size cardboard cutout of Waterman as McCann. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $75,000. Second of the celebrity Capris to go through—just pipped by “The Professionals” 3.0 Mk III Capri (Lot 33). Mk II is the least-loved Capri, but thanks to its TV-star status, this sold for about 10 times the price of a normal one in same condition—holding good to the principle established by the Bond DB5 and Lotus Esprits. The £54k top bid in the room was taken provisionally against a very ambitious estimate of £65k–£85k ($94k–$122k; yes, really!) and later translated to a done deal at a somewhat lower £52,083. #33-1978 FORD CAPRI S hatchback. S/N GAECTE02031. Silver/tartan cloth. RHD. Odo: 77,366 miles. Originally a Ford cardboard cutouts of Lewis Collins and Martin Shaw as “The Professionals” characters Bodie and Doyle. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $77,414. As a Ford press car, this Capri was sister to VHK 494S, which became the John Miles development car and subsequently sold at the November 2015 NEC Classic Motor Show for £23,625 ($35,966). Bidding between two phones stopped at £48k ($72k) against an estimate of £35k–£45k ($53k–$68k), the final price of £53,760 pipping even the ex“Minder” Capri 2.0 S (Lot 44) for a new road Capri world record. #43-1981 DAIMLER SOVEREIGN se- dan. S/N DCALP3C330673. Portland Beige/ Burnt Umber leather. RHD. Odo: 43,991 142 Sports Car Market

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On the Radar These cars are now 25 years old and legal to import to the U.S. for the first time by Chad Tyson 1989–91 BMW Z1 H&H Auctions Duxford, U.K. miles. Well kept and completely unremarkable except that it appeared in hit TV series “Minder,” as Arthur “Arfur” Daley’s wheels. Chrome and paint okay, with no serious rot— just a little surface rust inside rear wheelarches. Arch lips and rear valance okay. Leather only lightly creased, commensurate with Pros: Replaceable thermoplastic panels to easily change the color of your car without hassle of dealing with a body shop. Spirited driving with the 170hp 2.5-liter inline six. Retractable doors will be a conversation piece at Cars and Coffee. Cons: Spirited driving, not fast. Thermoplastic can crack, and good luck finding a complete set of replacement panels to switch to a less-common color. Price Range: Although the Z1 sold in Monaco by Bonhams reached $108k, many can be had in the $45k–$55k range, plus import costs. 1989–94 Citroën XM which suggests a post-sale deal. Fairly priced for condition...for a 280SL, so it’s good going for a 250 to get this much. Although given that condition is everything, there really should be no difference between them. lowish mileage. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $46,200. Second of the “Minder” cars, this was given extra poignancy because George Cole, who played Daley, has only just left us. £30k ($43k) provisional bid, against an estimate of £35k–£45k ($50k–$65k), converted to a £32,083 confirmed deal shortly after the sale had ended—three to four times what it’s really worth. Last sold by Silverstone Auctions at the NEC, Birmingham, for $25,975 on April 2014 (SCM# 6708887). GERMAN Pros: Successor to vaunted DS and CX lines. Bertone designed. Galvanized panels and Hydractive electronic suspension management. Well reviewed when new—1990 European Car of the Year. Compared favorably with contemporary German executive sedans. Available with 24-valve, 3.0-L V6 rated at 200 hp. Cons: Citroën styling done with an ’80s eye was just goofy by the time the model ended in 2000. Sensitive electronic connectors, which dragged down its reputation. Price Range: $5k–$8k for V6, plus import costs. Nissan Pao #48-1959 MERCEDES-BENZ 190SL convertible. S/N 1210429500100. Ivory/red leather. Odo: 84,462 miles. Older restoration, although paint is almost new. Solid underneath, even if it’s rather shiny with thick black paint. Possibly original leather. Missing chrome strips on wheelarch lips. No mention of it ever having had a hard top. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $85,478. £53k ($76k) provisional door trim. Doors and windows operate okay, however. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $51,610. So Z1s have been steadily inflating—like everything else. This feels like quite a lot of money for a car with such a rough interior, but minters are over £50k ($72k) now. IRISH #5-1981 DELOREAN DMC-12 Gull- wing. S/N SCEDT26T9BD005866. Stainless steel/gray leather. Odo: 8,420 miles. Fairly tidy overall, with a couple of cracks in rear bumper molding. Stainless outer panels all good except for a hint of a shallow depression at left-rear corner of trunk lid. Seat leather #76-1990 BMW Z1 convertible. S/N WBABA910X0AL05313. Blue/black cloth/ gray leather. Odo: 4,326 miles. Fair on the outside, but a pretty rough interior, with lots of wear to leather and suede on both seats and bid was converted to a £59,360 done deal by sale’s end. This might seem a bit low compared to recent sales of restored 190SLs, but it’s right for condition and lack of hard top. Pros: Singular styling, recalling many cues from popular classics. You’ll likely be the only one around with one. Estimated 44 city/55 highway mpg. Cons: 1.0-liter, 51-hp (at 6,000 rpm!) inline four is the only powerplant. Limited options — to shift or not? Five-speed manuals are more rare than the 3-speed autos. Also, how’s your tolerance for righthand drive? Price Range: $4k–$6k, plus import costs. ♦ 144 #55-1967 MERCEDES-BENZ 250SL convertible. S/N 11304322003932. Silver/ black cloth/black MB-Tex. RHD. Odo: 76,415 miles. Overall quite sharp. Chassis rails smooth, with some welding to back of sills. Door gaps good. Still has little fillets inboard of headlights, plus rare rubber sill drains. Dash-top timber perfect, heater controls good. MB-Tex unworn, new top. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $144,000. Sold for a round £100k all in, baggy and well creased—worse on the driver’s side. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $41,933. Recently imported from Florida. I’ve no idea what the market is for these, but it sold in the middle of the estimate range, so I’ll call it fair. Seems a lot for an automotive duffer, and an automatic, too. However fascinating (and convoluted) its Sports Car Market

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history, you could have a nice Esprit for half this. ITALIAN #40-1969 FIAT DINO 2400 coupe. S/N 135BC0003725. Ruby/beige leather. Odo: 33,744 miles. Straight, recent paint shines like a polished ruby. A couple of scratches on front bumper chrome. Inside, nothing is missing or broken and the dash is all good. Driver’s seat leather is slightly baggy. Gear knob only deviation from standard. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT H&H Auctions Duxford, U.K. Rising Sun Three top-tier Mitsubishis by Tony Piff (All text within quotes minimally edited from online descriptions) #162023827681. 1980 PLYMOUTH SAPPORO coupe. S/N 3H29FA5412176. 66,035 miles. “Solid original example. Interior is almost perfect. Car runs excellently. Original blue plates.” Condition: 2-. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $34,171. Sold online for a not-greedy price—given the trajectory of Z car prices—at a few thousand under the lower estimate. Slightly well bought. AMERICAN #23-1968 FORD MUSTANG fastback. S/N 8R02S105660. Sunlit Gold/gold vinyl. 390-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Really good restoration to concours standard, with only 700 miles since. All details correct including repro, black $62,899. Originally supplied to Germany, to the U.K. in 1990. £38k ($55k) provisional bid against an estimate of £40k–£50k ($58k–$72k) accepted and converted into a £43,680 done deal. Sold at this sale in April 2015, for $61,556 with 33,679 km (SCM# 6784162), at the time a high price for a Dino coupe, so nothing realistically gained here. JAPANESE #32-1971 DATSUN 240Z coupe. S/N HLS3082386. Silver/red vinyl. Tidy car. All stock and original spec including dustbin-lid hubcaps and repainted, slightly pickled door handles. Interior vinyl unworn, no splits. One owner and lowish mileage. Autolite battery. Incorrectly noted as a ’67 in the catalog. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $51,610. Big money for a ’68, but nowhere near covering the cost of restoration. So you have to call this fairly, or even well, bought. © SOLD AT $5,100. Toyota, Nissan and Honda had already made inroads in the U.S. market by 1970. To catch up, Mitsubishi partnered with Chrysler, who sold Mitsus as rebadged “captive imports.” Chrycorp’s two versions of the plush Gallant Lambda econo-cruiser — the Plymouth Sapporo and Dodge Challenger — were well reviewed but sold poorly. Toyota’s more-successful ’80s luxury sedan, the Cressida, is popular now with fans of “VIP style,” a subculture within the JDM scene. $5k will buy a clean Cressida in black or white, so this odd, beige relic was well sold. eBay Motors, 4/6/2016. #291755053522. 1995 MITSUBISHI 3000GT VR-4 Spyder. S/N JA3AW75K3SY830528. 41,000 miles. “One of 1,034 made with retractable hard top. One owner. Dealer-maintained. Everything works perfectly.” Condition: 2-. SOLD AT $23,105. The beastly VR-4 had everything going for it: 320-hp twin-turbo, 24-valve V6, 6-speed manual, AWD and 4-wheel steering. Mitsubishi would surely have sold more than 1,034 Spyders if they hadn’t retailed for nearly $70k—an unthinkable sum in 1995. Market-priced today and well bought. eBay Motors, 5/10/2016. #111928017802. 1988 MITSUBISHI STARION. S/N JA3CC54N2JZ029972. 77,561 miles. “Very good condition. No dings or scratches, engine pulls strong, uses no oil. Nice interior, minor cracks in leather seat. New front brakes and rotors, new fuel pump, good tires. Only the windshield washer doesn’t work.” Condition: 3. August 2016 SOLD AT $6,549. 1983 saw the first Mitsubadged cars arrive at U.S. dealerships. The flagship Starion (successor to the Lambda) impressed buyers with its crisp styling, sharp handling and turbocharged 2.6-liter I6. Enthusiasts dubbed the Starion — and its Chrysler twin, the Conquest —“Starquest.” These long-undervalued performance cars are aging very well. Smart buy. eBay Motors, 3/13/2016. ♦ 145 145

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Roundup Selected Sales Combined in One Comprehensive Report Global Auction Highlights ENGLISH #62-1959 AUSTIN-HEALEY SPRITE Mk I roadster. S/N Green/tan leather. Odo: 2,140 miles. Listed as resto-mod 14 years in the making. Wonderful paint with gold Grand Prix checkered pattern on hood. All chrome bright, interior perfect, with Clarion custom stereo deftly installed. Engine bay features supercharged inline-4 mated to Datsun 5-speed. Comes with huge stack of records. With the added punch and reliability of a fitted ’93 SR20DE motor, this 1969 Datsun 2000 roadster sold for $14,040 at Silver’s Portland auction SILVER AUCTIONS Location: Portland, OR Date: April 17, 2016 Auctioneers: Mitch Silver, Matt Backs, Steve Dorsey Automotive lots sold/offered: 37/93 Sales rate: 40% Sales total: $345,060 High sale: 1968 Ford Mustang convertible, sold at $26,460 Buyer’s premium: 8%, included in sold prices Report and photos by Jeremy Da Rosa SILVER AUCTIONS DAA Big Sky Sale Location: Spokane, WA Date: May 11, 2016 Auctioneers: Danny Schorno, Jake Sanford, Brady Hammrich Automotive lots sold: 87/178 Sales rate: 49% Sales total: $1,495,400 High sale: 1972 Chevrolet Corvette 350/200 coupe, sold at $27,000 Buyer’s premium: 8%, included in sold prices Report and photos by John Boyle Noted as estate sale car. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $24,000. Described as “probably one of the best Bugeye Sprites in the world,” with Porsche-like acceleration. With a 5-speed and a supercharger, I believe it, too. There was little evidence to the contrary given the superior condition of the car, despite having no competition at Silver. Docs went on to say it won every event it entered, but unfortunately, it didn’t find a buyer here. A good nosell, as this car probably deserves a larger market. Silver Auctions, Portland, OR, 04/16. #31-1969 JAGUAR XKE Series II 4.2 convertible. S/N 1R7673. Red/black vinyl/ black leather. Odo: 39,996 miles. Repaint, but with heavy swirling throughout. Chrome listed as redone—looks especially sharp on doors. Interior original and shows well. Engine bay on par with car. Extensive list of new pieces include radiator, brakes, master cylinder and more. Receipts included. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $70,000. A sharp Jag, with an interesting story—as interesting as a repaint due to tar damage from being parked near a roofing project can be. Whatever the story is, high bid seemed fair given the description of car. Not sure what more the seller was hoping for. Silver Auctions, Portland, OR, 04/16. GERMAN #15-1973 VOLKSWAGEN THING con- Top seller at Silver’s Spokane auction — 1972 Chevrolet Corvette coupe, sold at $27,000 148 vertible. S/N 1832756104. Orange/black vinyl/ black vinyl. Odo: 53,418 miles. A mix of original paint and not-quite-matching touchups on fenders and other areas. Interior paint is nice, but floors have a fine-grain bed-liner- Sports Car Market

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Roundup type material applied. Body straight, but dents in rear fender. Hubcaps have varying amounts of wear and corrosion. Seller states floors recently replaced with German-sourced replacements. Dash very nice with original VW radio—only fault is a screwed-on microphone clip for a long-gone CB radio. Original side wear, rubber aged, top about the same. Interior slightly better, but definitely original. Engine top. No front doors. Moisture in headlights. Floors covered in bed liner. Seat frames have large unpainted sections, indicating they were painted with original covers still attached. New seat covers well fitted. Side-facing jump seats in back. Dash paint only fair, new speed- curtains look good. Front seat bottoms are replacements and have different grain from rest of interior. Engine compartment is spotless with new engine; seller states original comes with car. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $8,100. This was much nicer than it sounds and more honest than scary. Things tend to be either rusty buckets or $30,000 toys. This one was well preserved and benefited from recent work. Well bought—there is plenty of room here to do the small amount of bodywork required and new paint. With a bit of effort, this will be just the thing to channel your inner Rommel. Silver Auctions, Spokane, WA, 05/16. #3-1974 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SEL sedan. S/N 246466491513589. Green/brown leather. Odo: 29,919 miles. Listed as a very original car. Paint with minor blemishes, especially clearcoat on cowl. Chrome and brightwork commensurate with age and mileage. Interior shows very little wear. Engine bay on par with rest of car, featuring DOHC engine. Listed with premium interior and retractable top. Graduate-edition Spider, so somewhat novel regardless of condition. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $4,320. Not sure what was meant by the description, but to my eye it appeared to be original. The name is a package in homage to the Spider driven by Dustin Hoffman in the ’67 film “The Graduate,” and that was probably the most interesting thing about this car. This was a good, low-budget buy. Silver Auctions, Portland, OR, 04/16. JAPANESE #72-1969 DATSUN 2000 roadster. S/N 08. Red/black vinyl. Odo: 656 miles. Paint great. New interior installed one and a half years ago and looks the part. Huge list of new components inside and out—every inch of car backed this up. No top present, but reputed to be on par with car. Engine bay fitted with ’93 SR20DE motor. Owner on hand for walkaround description of this great car. Cond: 2. ometer, other gauges faded to dark red and nearly unreadable. Underhood clean and largely stock, except for aftermarket radiator and plastic overflow bottle. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $16,848. FJ40s were the must-have for quite a while, but it seems the supply of highend restorations has met demand. Still, there are plenty of driver-quality trucks like this out there. Considering the quality of the work and that top and doors are AWOL, seller should be happy with price received. Silver Auctions, Spokane, WA, 05/16. AMERICAN #74-1941 BUICK SUPER convertible. S/N 14214937. Black/tan cloth/green leather. Odo: 31,388 miles. Seller states it’s just out of a three-year, frame-off restoration. Paint unmarked except for polishing swirls and small chip on driver’s quarter. Rubber gravel guards could be fitted better. Body exceptionally straight, good panel gaps. New glass. Chrome like new; however, blobs of thick, sticky black putty seeping out from behind body chrome. Top is well fitted, as is window windlace. bay factory in appearance. Car appears to fit description just right. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $11,880. Love the interior on these old MBs, with analog switches in center panel and wood-grain touches. Even with (or maybe because of) 40 years of patina, this vintage of MB is very classy. Sold right on the money. Silver Auctions, Portland, OR, 04/16. ITALIAN #37-1985 ALFA ROMEO SPIDER “Graduate” convertible. S/N 7ARBA5415F1023644. Red/black vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 95,667 miles. Listed as “period resto,” but if it was restored, it was a while ago and has seen serious use since. Paint chipped, dented, dinged, and swirled. Bumpers show heavy 150 SOLD AT $14,040. The owner, after wondering if I was going to buy, described the complete rebuild of the car, including the 180-hp, DOHC engine, with free-flow exhaust manifolds. This sexy Datsun sat in true roadster form. Owner said soft top was new and never installed, with the hard top in like-new condition. Some documents backed up the claims, and so did the sale price. Well done. Silver Auctions, Portland, OR, 04/16. #28-1969 TOYOTA LAND CRUISER FJ40 utility. S/N FJ404069579. Blue/black vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 60,689 miles. New paint on poorly prepared body, with many small bubbles and divots in body filler. Original top gone, as is tailgate—replaced with right-hinged door. Now fitted with only bikini Original AM radio discreetly updated with MP3 jack. Correct trunk lining. Underhood is as you’d expect, stock and detailed, just dusty from transport. Original engine, accessories and transmission rebuilt. New clutch, brakes, wiring harness and more. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $88,000. One of 467 convertible sedans produced and 16 known survivors of the last Buick 4-dr drop top. In 1941, Buick was on a roll, with almost 375,000 units sold. For convertibles, the Super was slotted between the Special and Roadmaster. Seller claims the restoration cost $140,000 and, with Sports Car Market

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Roundup the quality of the chrome, interior and mechanical work done, it’s believable. Necessary money wasn’t in the house today. Silver Auctions, Spokane, WA, 05/16. #31-1959 CHEVROLET APACHE pickup. S/N 3E590107768. Turquoise/black vinyl & cloth. Odo: 86,517 miles. Well-applied new paint in iconic color scheme. Body very good, with good panel gaps. A slight resto-mod, with fuel tank replaced below new, polished wood bed. Non-chomed grille and hubcaps look like new. Interior is basically stock. Dash is painted dark flat gray, with no radio fitted, but holes remain to let new buyer decide on what to put in. Engine compartment is immaculate. Aluminum radiator, while the engine has a new polished ribbed valve cover, vinyl/blue vinyl. Odo: 6,256 miles. 283-ci 275-hp fuel-injected V8, 4-sp. Repaint of uncertain age shows well, except for wear around fuel filler. Passenger’s door has very small crack and touched-up, dime-sized chip. Masking noted in passenger’s door jamb, indicating later paintwork. Top wrinkled and dirty, but could clean up. Bumpers have minor waves, fender trim has multiple large dings, thanks to the capped side-dump exhausts. Not a show car, but not meant to be. Slight rake made room for larger rear meats, and that sexy red interior really popped. That Wedge motor made some noise, and price made for a square deal all around. Silver Auctions, Portland, OR, 04/16. #14-1967 MERCURY COMET Caliente chromed air cleaner and accessories. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $37,000. The restorer resisted temptation to add a chrome grille and hubcaps, instead opting for the white painted units that give it an honest vibe. A resto-mod without the glitz—or clichés. Great looks of Chevy’s “Task Force” trucks will ensure this one will find a home at some point. Given its configuration and not-quite-stock, not-quitecustom status, this was bid to a respectable number. Not sure how much more the seller wants. Silver Auctions, Spokane, WA, 05/16. #26-1961 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N 10867S110354. Blue/white but they still have a nice shine. Interior stock with wear to carpet. Underhood correct and clean, but not detailed. Firewall and hood latch hardware heavily worn. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $71,000. A numbers-matching Fuelie. Even with its older restoration and minor needs, bidding was seriously light. The SCM Pocket Price Guide gives a median value of around $115k. Some quick fixes could pay dividends before consignor offers it again. Silver Auctions, Spokane, WA, 05/16. #32-1963 DODGE 440 2-dr sedan. S/N 6232200106. White & red/red cloth & vinyl. Odo: 48,254 miles. 426-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. One of a handful of muscular Mopars at the auction, and the only one with a Wedge. Paint sharp, with a handful of dings; work attributed to Matt Jennings, as noted in custom lettering and pinstripes. Battery and switch in trunk. Split-bench interior looks redone. Custom gauges, push-button shifter in dash. Nice job, Matt. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $20,520. I heard this one rumbling through nice and clear, 2-dr hard top. S/N 7H11C550469. Red/black vinyl/red vinyl. Odo: 25,569 miles. 289-ci V8, 2-bbl, auto. Recent restoration to largely stock configuration. Average repaint over a fairly straight body, with very minor dents that look like something slid around in trunk. New vinyl top well applied. Front bumper very good, rear had five-inch dent, covered by decal. Stainless shows wear. Interior looks to be original. Door panels have slight puckering and need windlace and cat’s whiskers. Remote mirror stalk missing. Engine bay stock and clean, with exception of added fuel filter and leaks on intake manifold. No battery tie-down. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $9,720. The Caliente was an upscale version of the mid-size Mercury, slotted above the base and Capri models but below the performance Cyclone series. One of 9,966 produced. Aftermarket wheels and speed equipment decal give car a high-school parking-lot look. Still, owner respected the car and should be credited for not trying to make it something it was never meant to be. Sporty body style and optional V8 mark this as a pony car for a family man on a budget. Basically sound and stock; as such, it was a bit of a bargain. Silver Auctions, Spokane, WA, 05/16. #62-1969 FORD F-100 pickup. S/N F10YRE74259. Yellow/black vinyl, yellow & black cloth. Odo: 69,895 miles. 360-ci V8, 2-bbl, 4-sp. Fresh paint over a body better than any 40-plus-year-old Montana truck has a right to be. Bed still has factory paint, some areas worn to primer and metal, but free of serious dents. Rear bumper is dealer-added, heavy-duty unit. New windshield and rubber. Side trim new. Interior very clean, stock and unmarked, with original paint on dash and door panels. Seat looks to be re-covered. Orig- 152 Sports Car Market

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Roundup inal cardboard headliner in good shape. Base trim with rubber mats and no options other than Ford AM radio and heater. Metal blank where cigarette lighter would normally go. Engine bay is driver-quality, showing normal wear. Comes with original warranty card and documents. Said to have been garaged for look new, but velour-like seat covering looks out of place. Headliner has minor fit issues. Underhood is stock but dusty. Seller says engine has some performance upgrades. Said to be one of just 80 cars with 4-speed. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $15,390. First year of Chevrolet’s personal luxury car. Sitting on the 116-inch wheelbase of the 1969 Pontiac Grand Prix, it was an instant hit, selling 145,000 units and soundly beating Ford’s more expensive Thunderbird, which by 1970 was an aging design with a facelift. Sold for a market-correct figure...and a buy for the 4-speed, bucket-seat options. Silver Auctions, Spokane, WA, 05/16. #24-1972 CHEVROLET CORVETTE past 15 years. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $7,236. A low-miles, honest old truck that’s been looked after. If you were cynical, you could call recent exterior-only paint a quick fluff-and-buff for auction, but I prefer to see it as a spruce-up to help a well-cared-for truck find a good home. The one vehicle that made me wish I had a bidder’s pass. Nice enough to enjoy, but still useable for chores around the ranch. In his profile of a similar ’72 Ford in American Car Collector #25 (Jan.-Feb. 2016), B. Mitchell Carlson reported that Fords of this era are rapidly gaining in the market. While this will never be an options-loaded creampuff, the price paid made it more than a fair buy. Silver Auctions, Spokane, WA, 05/16. #17-1970 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO 2-dr hard top. S/N 138571B203876. Gobi Beige/black cloth. Odo: 56,855 miles. 350-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Fresh paint looks a bit thick. Body straight, with factory gaps. Bumpers have been rechromed, stainless shows wear and scratches. Rubber seals cracking. Dash very good, with no cracks. Seat covers coupe. S/N 1Z37K2S5123809. Ontario Orange/black leather. Odo: 10,432 miles. 350ci 200-hp V8, 4-bbl, auto. Car received Bloomington Gold Silver Certification a couple of years back. I only noticed one paint blemish, a scratch on rear deck near fuel-filler door. Very slight orange peel probably repli- cates factory finish. Excellent window seals and glass. Highly optioned with power steering and brakes, a/c, AM/FM and leather. Interior very nice, with slight bags on driver’s seat. Car comes with window sticker and some service records. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $27,000. Last of the front-chrome-bumper Corvettes saw a drop in rated horsepower from 270 (for base engine) to 200, due to the change to SAE net power ratings, and increasingly, the government emissions regulations. It brought over SCM median price guide value of $22k, but this well-vetted car was rather well bought. Silver Auctions, Spokane, WA, 05/16. #77-1975 FORD THUNDERBIRD coupe. S/N 5J87A119680. White/copper vinyl/copper leather. Odo: 99,220 miles. Older respray could almost pass for original. Nonstandard handpainted (and overly ornate) pinstripe. Vinyl top in very good condition, with steering fluid weeping and mouse droppings on the manifold...a true barn find? Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $4,500. Equipped with the popular Copper Luxury group—a $624 option. The penultimate year for the Lincoln Mk IVbased “Big Bird.” When I was in college, my mom had a Mark IV, so I can attest that these are powerful, comfortable cruisers. They even handle high-speed corners surprisingly well, but you better have a source for replacement hubcaps. This car was far better than most I’ve seen; still, lack of attention to details (note to sellers: wipe seats, and lose the mouse droppings) didn’t instill confidence in bidders. High bid was far short for a car with this much going for it. Silver Auctions, Spokane, WA, 05/16. #19-1984 CHEVROLET CORVETTE coupe. S/N 1G1AY0783E5150891. Gray metallic/gray cloth. Odo: 23,575 miles. 5.7-L 205-hp fuel-injected V8, 4-sp. Original paint is holding up well; as it sat it didn’t have much of a shine, but that could be fixed. Mid-body rubber trim showing some age and wear, but again, that might be resolved with good detailing. Factory wheels could use a polish. Interior clean but cheap-looking cloth on driver’s seat bolster is worn. Windshield beginning to delaminate in lower corner. Like rest of car, en- just one split and no signs of bumps or rust underneath. Bumpers and stainless show minor wear—undamaged except for a section of wheel trim. Original thick carpets worn... or perhaps it’s just dirt. Driver’s seat has wear and age cracks, but isn’t too dry. Back seat showed similar wear but it turned out to be a layer of dust. Dash is excellent, as are door panels, with the exception of the driver’s door pull. Underhood is driver quality: dusty, power gine bay is stock and clean, but not detailed. Mouse nest material clogging hood-mounted air intake. Said to be original miles. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $6,588. The public had waited a long time for a new Corvette, and demand pushed ’84 sales to near-record levels. With exception of low miles, this was a pretty average car and brought a slightly below-average price. It would be interesting to see if a good detailing—and perhaps changing the seat material to more upscale leather—would net the buyer a profit. Silver Auctions, Spokane, WA, 05/16. © 154 Sports Car Market

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Mystery Photo Answers Four on the floor, okay. Three on the tree, sure. But four trees on the floor? I don’t think so — Steve Schefbauer, Monroe, CT “Homer Simpson!” Marge screamed. “Did you adjust my seat AGAIN? — Steve Stainbrook, via email You wanna win in this thing? You’d better pack some serious wood! — Gary Fluke, Snohomish, WA Old race cars don’t Pine away. They just Branch out. — Mike Buettell, Roche Harbor, WA Spotted at Seinfeld’s estate, this lovely, patinated Blue Zone racer has been recycled as a Blue Zone tree planter. — Phil Schroeder, Platte City, MO Yep, Junior, you did good RUNNER-UP: A prototype pine air freshener was discovered last week. Engineering reports it works well, but it may need to get sized down to fit hard tops. — James S. Eubanks, Marietta, GA Old number 105, the original “Green Car” from the 1949 Le Mans, was never well received by the racing public. Both car and driver ended up retreating to the country, where 105 was officially re-tired. — Mark Franusich, Crescent City, CA Scoutmaster Bill took his “Pine”wood derby car a little too literally! — Daryl Pinter, Lake in the Hills, IL Ted’s jerry-built — albeit imaginative — interpretation of the “Environmentally Friendly Car” somehow seemed misguided to the contest judges. — Walter Guhbin, Germany This Month’s Mystery Photo Response Deadline: July 25, 2016 with them tires, wheels and suspension. That thing looks real planted now! — Warren D. Blatz Jr., via email Best be careful where you plant these. The roots will push anything out of their way when searching for water. — Tom Neyer, Gillette, WY John DeLorean’s first-ever project at LTU in the early 1940s shows he was well ahead of his time with this Green vehicle. What he got as a bonus was stumbling onto the virtues of Wide Track. — Sam Mak, Vancouver, Canada The boss has it marked at $105, but I know for a fact that he would take 50 bucks cash — and would even throw in the Bentley Speed Six flowerpot. — Don Mackay, Oceanside, CA I use my car for all sorts of errands and it is just fine — except for picking up the annual Christmas tree. — Jim Graham, Mount Pleasant, SC Order your Christmas tree now, and we will special-deliver your tree for free in our superfast sports car. — Phil Stevens, via email See, honey? I told you what convertibles do to my hair. — Mark Sabbann, Stillwater, MN Call Publisher Martin! He’ll be out of his tree! We found THE one-off Alpha Romero Series 105 Spyder! — Gordy Hyde, Bothell, WA Bob’s car was starting to look old, so he decided to spruce it up. — Bob Roraback, Poughkeepsie, NY This gives a whole new mean- ing to Going Green. — Clebe Best, Scottsdale, AZ Bob’s Torrey Pines Memorial Sculpture was rejected as “too literal.” — Andrew W. Davis, Belleville, MI You can lead a tree to petrol, but you can’t make it drive. — Leslie Dreist, Troy, MI Another bush-league racing series pops up. — John Boyle, via email Steve Schefbauer steered away from the potholes of Bad Pundom — and made us laugh. For this, he wins a SCM hat festooned with original Oregon pine needles. © Comments With Your Renewals Always a great read. I have enjoyed the issues for years! Just keep doing what you are doing! — Rick Goebel, San Diego, CA (SCMer since 1994) Our Photo, Your Caption Email your caption to us at, or fax to 503.253.2234. Ties will be arbitrarily and capriciously decided. Do you have a mystery photo? Email it to mysteryphoto@sportscarmarket. com at 300 dpi in JPEG format. Please include your name and contact information. If we use your photo, you’ll get an official SCM cap. 156 The one magazine I can’t live without. Outstanding on all … even Volvos! — Frederic Tiplady, Bend, OR (2008) Excellent coverage and presentation every month! — Richard Schmitt, Aptos, CA (2002) I love the tech articles and the articles with history and people in the industry. — Thomas Borowiak, Pinckney, MI (2013) Thank you all for your con- tinued renewals and thoughtful comments. — Keith Martin Sports Car Market Josh Mazer Terry Ballard

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SCM Showcase Gallery Sell Your Car Here! Includes SCM website listing. Showcase Gallery Full-Color Photo Ad Just $66/month ($88 non-subscribers) Text-Only Classified Ad Just $15/month ($25 non-subscribers) 4 ways to submit your ad: Web: Visit to upload your photo (300 dpi jpg) and text, or text only. Secure online Visa/MC payments. Email: Send photo (300 dpi jpg) and text, or text only, to We will call for your VISA/MC. Fax: Attention Showcase, to 503.253.2234 with VISA/MC. Snail mail: Showcase, PO Box 4797, Portland, OR 97208-4797, with VISA/MC or check. 25 words max, subject to editing. Deadline: 1st of each month, one month prior to publication. Advertisers assume all liability for the content of their advertisements. The publisher of Sports Car Market Magazine is not responsible for any omissions, erroneous, false and/or misleading statements of its advertisers. English 1948 Jaguar Mark IV saloon S/N 612175. Sherwood Green/Suede Green. I6, 4-spd manual. Right-hand-drive, show-winning example with esteemed Jaguar history. Frame-off restoration, multiple award winner, luxurious style, design and appointments. This is a spectacular example that is truly for the discerning Jaguar collector. Classic Showcase. Contact Lance, Ph: 760.758.6100. Email: webmaster@classicshowcase. com (CA) 1953 Allard K3 roadster S/N XPAG224958. green/green. 74,205 miles. I4 (inline 4), 4-spd manual. Matching numbers. Very original California car, no rust, probably always garaged, fully sorted and on the road. Never taken apart. Arnoud grille and louvers (‘50s CA). One repaint in the 1970s (with body color change from ivory white). Original dash and interior. Extra gauge in dash is non-original. Exceptional TD. $18,750. OBO. Contact Wayne, Ph: 970.355.9826. Email: (NC) 1954 Arnolt Bristol roadster Exceptionally rare, only 61 K3s were produced, and this is the finest we have ever seen. One owner for most of its life. All correct, fully sorted for real driving, and eligible for every conceivable event. Please call or email for complete details. Matthew L. deGarmo, Ltd. Contact Matthew, Ph: 203.852.1670. Email: (CT) 1953 Aston Martin DB2 Vantage coupe This is the Arnolt factory prototype car, one of 145 built. Extremely well documented and restored to perfection. Original colors, red with tan, has all books, tools. Please inquire for complete details. Matthew L. deGarmo, Ltd. Contact Matthew, Ph: 203.852.1670. Email: Web: (CT) 1960 Aston Martin DB4 Series II coupe S/N 880776. Opalescent Maroon/maroon. I6, 5-spd manual. Original engine, suspension, brakes with better front calipers, etc. Rebuilt 700 miles ago, 5-speed installed (original gearbox included). Fastest/best driving E-type of many I’ve had. Full tools, books, jack, Heritage Certificate. Nice original leather, older paint, rare color combo. New top and carpets. Daytime phone calls only. Contact Jerry, Ph: 330.759.5224. Email: (OH) 1969 Jaguar E-type Series II convertible S/N SAJNX2740RC191230. British Racing Green/Barley. 17,163 miles. I6, 4-spd automatic. Beautiful, unmolested, single-ownership, with low original miles. Gorgeous BRG/Barley color combo with power seats, driver’s side memory, remote entry, a full-size spare, cruise control, 2+2 seating, power folding roof with a heated glass rear window and central power locking. Classic Showcase. Ph: 760.758.6100. Email: webmaster@classicshowcase. com (CA) German 1957 Porsche RSK718 replica racer S/N CSX2023. Silver/black leather. 31,810 miles. Disc brakes, full weather equipment with side windows and black full tonneau. The 23rd production Cobra built. A rare early model and an outstanding example, fantastic performance. $875,000. Heritage Classics Motorcar Company. Ph: 310.657.9699. Email: (CA) 1964 Jaguar XKE convertible S/N SCBZB03C2RCX52157. Silica/Mushroom. 66,700 miles. V8, 4-spd automatic. Very rare. 1994’s world’s most expensive car ($275,000 MSRP). This car is in outstanding condition with recent service and a clean CARFAX. Beautiful example of a hard-tofind model. 50-plus photos and a comprehensive description online. $37,000. OBO. Cascadia Classic. Contact Bob, Ph: 503.891.7702. Email: mail@ Web: www.cascadiaclassic. com/1994BentleyContinentalR.html (OR) 1994 Jaguar XJS 2+2 convertible 1953 MG TD roadster Concours restoration on a flawless original car. All books, tools, factory hard top, all-weather equipment. All original sheet metal. None better. $82,500. OBO. Matthew L. deGarmo Ltd. Contact Matthew, Ph: 203.852.1670. Email: matt@ Web: (CT) 1963 AC Cobra 289 roadster S/N UE1S26055. Silver metallic/red. 18,317 miles. V12, 4-spd manual. Original E-type, believed to have covered just over 18,000 original miles since new. A pleasing patina of age, includes desirable options such as hard top and period-correct Blaupunkt stereo. A rare, highly original example. Classic Showcase. Ph: 760.758.6100. Email: webmaster@ (CA) 1994 Bentley Continental R coupe 1960 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk I roadster 1974 Jaguar E-type Series 3 convertible A wonderful DB2 factory Vantage with early rallycompetition history in Europe. Eligible for absolutely everything and a joy to drive. Matching numbers, tons of documentation back to new. Matthew L. deGarmo, Ltd. Contact Matthew, Ph: 203.852.1670. Email: (CT) In private hands for decades, this wonderful Series II DB4 has taken part in the NE 1000 Rally twice and performed flawlessly. Beautiful condition throughout, matching numbers, original colors per factory build sheet. Call or email for complete details. Matthew L. deGarmo, Ltd. Contact Matthew, Ph: 203.852.1670. Email: (CT) Opalescent Grey/red leather. 22,377 miles. Opalescent Gray with original red leather interior, black canvas soft top with matching tonneau boot, very nice example equipped with an upgraded 5-speed gearbox, chrome wire wheels, period am/ fm radio, complete with books, jack in bag, tool roll, service records and Heritage Certificate, $18,000 in recent receipts. Intelligently upgraded in the most desirable color combination. $74,500. Heritage Classics Motorcar Company. Ph: 310.657.9699. Email: (CA) S/N 71800108008K. Polar Silver/red & silver. 570 miles. I4, 4-spd manual. Excellent replica by Thunder Ranch. 580 miles. 2,275-cc VW engine. Mid-engine, estimated 160 hp, disc brakes all around, replica wheels, modified transaxle. Oil cooler, twin Weber 44-idf carbs, electronic ignition with rev limiter. Autocrossed approx. 10 days, no wrecks. $37,500. Contact Jack, Ph: 509. 697-4411. Email: (WA) 1961 Jaguar E-type Series 1 convertible S/N 875400. Cotswold Blue/red (with blue top). 7,327 miles. I6, 4-spd manual. 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SCM Showcase Gallery 1st-gen XKE with desirable Series 1 features: flat floors, welded louvers, aluminum dash and metalrimmed steering wheel. With limited ownership, the car has undergone a comprehensive rotisserie restoration and features a new blue cloth top and sack bag. A great car for the upcoming concours season. Classic Showcase. Ph: 760.758.6100. Email: (CA) 1967 Mercedes-Benz 300se coupe S/N 1.12E+13. black/red leather. 42,500 miles. I6 (inline 6), 3-spd manual. Purchased from original owner. Includes book of documentation (original invoices and import papers). Time-capsule car, original interior, wood, carpets, coco mats, orthopedic seats, (options). Original spare and tools, documented miles, climate-controlled storage, best 300se you can find anywhere. $48,500. Contact John, Ph: 419.566.1299. Email: jbuck0123@embarqmail. com (OH) 1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL convertible Original interior, tools and invoice. New German canvas top. Fully sorted, drive anywhere. Part of a large collection. Serious buyers call for more photos and details. $49,000. Ph: 914.282.4625. Email: (NY) 1970 Porsche 911S coupe Platinum Metallic/black. 15,000 miles. H6 (flat 6), 4-spd manual. Single owner with original, low miles. All original car with original window sticker. The Gold Standard of blue-chip investment cars. Cooper Classics. Contact Kyle, Ph: 212.929.3909. Email: (NY) 1978 Porsche 930 Turbo Holbert Edition Targa Polar Silver/black. 40,000 miles. H6, This flawless car will satisfy the fussiest 993 buyer. All service receipts from day one, all books and tools, not a single blemish on the car inside or out. Flawless mechanicals. Please inquire for complete details. No disappointments. $95,000. OBO. Contact Matt, Ph: 203.852.1670. Email: (CT) 2004 Porsche 911 C4S cabriolet S/N 250GTE3707. Rosso Corsa/beige. 307 miles. V12, manual. One-of-a-kind Ferrari with only 307 miles! Contact EMG, Ph: 480.922.6242. Email: (AZ) 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 coupe S/N 9118211992. Talbot Yellow/tan. 57,622 miles. H6, manual. Began life as a 911 SC Targa. In 1978, a customer of Holbert’s Porsche outside of Philadelphia wanted a 930 Turbo Targa. Porsche did not build this car at the time (not until 1987) so Holbert Porsche ordered in a 1978 Talbot Yellow 911 SC Targa and built this car to factory 930 specs for their customer. It has big brakes, 915 LSD diff, 5-speed, BB headers, Bilstein coil-over suspension and much more. EMG. Contact EMG, Ph: 480.922.6242. Email: (AZ) White/black. H6, Comprehensive, professional and very well-documented restoration done in 2007. Driven about 3,000 miles since and fanatically maintained. Matching numbers, original colors. A superb-driving car. Please call or email for complete details. Matthew L. deGarmo, Ltd. Contact Matthew, Ph: 203.852.1670. Email: Matt@deGarmoLtd. com (CT) 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 coupe 1982 Porsche 911 Carrera SC Targa Atlas Grey/black. 9,800 miles. V6, 6-spd manual. A sought-after year Cayman S model, due to increased horsepower. Immaculate condition with less than 10,000 miles. $42,500. Contact David, Email: (KS) Red/black leather. 70,500 miles. H6, 5-spd manual. Overall in excellent condition, original paint, original interior, low miles. $48,900. Central Classic Cars. Contact Chuck, Ph: 419.618.3855. Email: (OH) 1996 Porsche 911 C4S coupe Tunis Beige/Cognac leather. 109,928 miles. Nicely equipped automatic floor shift example with factory sunroof, Behr air conditioning, power windows, three-band Becker Gran Prix radio. A fully loaded coupe complete with jack, lug wrench and handbooks in pouch. $94,500. Heritage Classics Motorcar Company. Ph: 310.657.9699. Email: sales@ (CA) 1973 Porsche 911 T sunroof coupe S/N WP0AA2994TS321109. Grand Prix White/Cashmere. 80,320 miles. H6 (flat 6), 6-spd manual. Beautiful, one-owner car with a wellmaintained 80k miles. The Porsche 993 is considered the pinnacle in the evolutionary process of Porsche’s original 1964 911 design. The last of the air-cooled Porsches, the 993s are still considered the benchmark that new 911s are measured against. $77,900. Lusso Fine Motorcars. Contact Vitaly, Ph: 480.659.2373. Email: (AZ) S/N 9113102317. Tangerine/black. 133,500 miles. H6 (flat 6), 5-spd manual. Excellent survivor in original Tangerine. Highly optioned from the factory with electric sunroof, sport seats, cold blowing a/c, S-appearance package, sway bars, foglights, and S-bumper. 8k miles on engine rebuild. Everything works. PCA member owned. $99,990. Auto Kennel. 160 S/N WP0AD2A91CS766250. Aqua Blue Metallic/black. 15,150 miles. Automatic. Turbo S in rare Aqua Blue Metallic over black; blue titanium leather interior. This original-miles Turbo S had an XPEL Ultimate Clear Bra installed on the full front end and rear bumper. 40% 3M Crystalline tint on glass protects the interior from heat. Never tracked, always garaged, and has never had paintwork. Very rare color combination with factory-installed Turbo aero kit and 5-lug wheels. Includes clean CARFAX, two keys and books. $101,995. Lusso Fine Motorcars. Contact Vitaly, Ph: 480.659.2373. Email: vitaly@ (AZ) 2014 Audi R8 Spider 2012 Porsche 911 Turbo S coupe S/N 11223. Green/Black. 83,250 miles. V12, 5-spd automatic. A good driving example that needs paint and TLC. Good, sound body. Very nice Borranis. Maybe the least-expensive numbers-matching Enzo-era V12 Ferrari available. Trade welcome, financing available. $219,000 OBO. Contact Steve, Ph: 954.522.9900. Email: contact@motorcargallery. com Web: (FL) 1970 DeTomaso Mangusta coupe Blue/tan. 40,800 miles. H6, 6-spd manual. Low original miles, second owner. Minor wear on console and a few nicks on original blue paint. Original top. A/C. Runs great. $33,500. OBO. Contact Lorenzo, Ph: 915.345.0320. (TX) 2009 Porsche Cayman S coupe Contact Paul, Ph: 714.335.4911. Email: paul@ Web: (CA) 1977 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera coupe 1996 Porsche 911 Carrera C4 coupe 10k miles. The car is flawless. Pitstop Detailing just performed a $2,500 paint correction and applied GTECHNIQ paint protection, which makes the paint literally show better than the day it debuted on the Audi showroom floor. Four new OEM tires less than 300 miles ago, along with the annual service from Audi of North Scottsdale. Comes with two sets of keys, owner’s manuals, original window sticker, balance of four-year/50,000 mile warranty and certified clean, one-owner CARFAX. $136,601. Lusso Fine Motorcars. Contact Vitaly, Ph: 480.659.2373. Email: (AZ) Italian 1963 Ferrari 250 GTE California Spyder S/N 10325. Silver/black. V12, 5-spd manual. Engine #10325. A rare unrestored and well-preserved example, verified matching-numbers. Includes books, toolkit and exceptional history file. Single-family ownership for 45 years, major 2016 engine-out service. $3,650,000. OBO. DriverSource. Contact Jose, Ph: 281.497.1000. Email: sales@driversource. com (TX) 1969 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2 coupe S/N 8MA936. Fly Yellow/tan. 25,108 miles. V8, manual. Just finished an extensive three-year restoration. Transmission rebuilt by RBT of Anaheim, California. U.S.-spec model. All new carpets by Wilton, all mechanicals have either been rebuilt or replaced with new parts. Refinished in its original Fly Yellow, and is absolutely stunning. Retains its original Pirelli spare tire, original federal exemption sticker from DeTomaso is still on the bulkhead glass, where it was placed 44 years ago and retains the original jack kit that is complete. Trades considered. $315,000. Contact Craig, Ph: 402.731.1181. Web: pl?uid=9536&saveid=1403937 (NE) S/N WUASNAFG5EN001601. Phantom Black Pearl/Black Nappa leather. 10,182 miles. V10, manual. Beautiful one-owner car with just over Sports Car Market

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1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona coupe American 1938 Dodge RC half-ton commercial sedan Shelby Registry. Otherwise all original. In private Shelby collection past 10 years. Runs and drives absolutely without fault. $145,000. Matthew L. deGarmo, Ltd. Contact Matthew, Ph: 203.852.1670. Email: Web: deGarmoLtd. com (CT) 1968 Chrysler 300 convertible A spectacular example. Formerly the personal car of Shelton Ferrari owner. Repainted once. Flawless mechanicals. All original books and tools. Turn-key and ready for show or tours. Too much to list, please inquire. Contact Matthew, Ph: 203.852.1670. Email: (CT) 1973 DeTomaso Pantera L coupe S/N 8913475. Red/gray. 2,300 miles. I6, manual. Extremely rare, outstanding example. High-caliber restoration, very correct, photo documented. 2,300 miles since 2004. National Concours first-place winner. Well optioned and accessorized. Very road-worthy and draws crowds. Flagship promo advertising vehicle. Owned 35 years, full details and appraisal available. $75,000. OBO. Cars Gone By. Contact Rick, Ph: 403.534.2222. Email: (AB) 1940 Packard 120 Chassis Darrin roadster S/N 4606. Yellow/black. 62,500 miles. V8, 5-spd manual. Well maintained, properly upgraded with new ANSA exhaust, numbers-matching balanced and blueprinted 351 Cleveland, Edelbrock RPM and Holley carb, 17-inch polished aluminum rims; fresh 245/335 Pilots and twin radiator upgrade. Clean, straight, undercoated—ready to show or drive. One of two owned in Southwest car collection. $96,888. OBO. Coffee Consulting LLC. Contact Paul, Ph: 505.699.8608. Email: (NM) 1983 Ferrari 308 GTS QVSI coupe on Granite alloy wheels, high performance stereo system, Volant air intake, Borla exhaust. Very clean. $24,995. Contact Ed, Ph: 269.672.2102. Email: (MI) 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 coupe Blue/blue. 90,008 miles. V8, automatic. Original survivor car, garage-kept. No rust, repairs. One of 2,100 built. 440 ci / 350 hp, highly optioned; power steering, disc brakes, windows, seats and antenna. AM/FM radio, bucket seats with headrests, center console with floor-shift automatic, power indicator, power top, a/c. Owner and maintenance history, shop, sales, manuals, California black plates. $25,000. OBO. Contact Ken, Email: kgiles67@ (AZ) 1969 Chevrolet Corvette coupe S/N 18012022. Burgundy/tan. Other, manual. Concours-restored in beautiful condition throughout. Meticulously maintained since full restoration about 15 years ago for the Pebble Beach Concours, in which was awarded a Best in Class win by concours judges in 2001. An exquisite example of 1940s coachbuilt craftsmanship. Only eight Darrin 120 Chassis roadsters were produced, this being the last of the eight and built in the Hollywood, CA, production facility. Has spent time in the Imperial Palace Car Collection since its Pebble Beach win and in private ownership for the past eight years in AZ. A great opportunity to own a world-class restored 1940s iconic roadster. EMG. Contact EMG, Ph: 480.922.6242. Email: (AZ) 1949 Chrysler Town & Country convertible S/N ZFFMA13A7D0048515. Red/black w/ red piping. 62,000 miles. V8, 5-spd manual. I’m the second owner of this great 308. Upgraded Birdman fuse box, new brake lines, Koni shocks, Tubi exhaust, window accelerators, bushings, sway arms, motor mounts, water pump. This car runs just like a horse should and is ready for summer. $89,000. OBO. Contact Andy, Ph: 801.647.7314. Email: andy. (UT) 1990 Ferrari F40 coupe seats Pepper Red/tan leather. 41,526 miles. Pepper Red (61) with tan leather interior, matching canvas soft top and tonneau cover, 323-ci straight-8 engine with column shift, original AM radio, twin spotlights and side mirrors, wide whitewall tires, one of only 993 ever produced, 41,526 miles, an iconic American classic in a gorgeous color scheme, runs and drives great. $89,500. Heritage Classics Motorcar Company. Ph: 310.657.9699. Email: sales@heritageclassics. com (CA) 1966 Shelby GT350 H fastback Two new seats for a Ferrari F40. Unused, still in plastic cover bags, although year of manufacture is not confirmed and not known. $15,000. OBO. Contact Tony, Ph: 805.553.9311. Email: tonyhartf40@ (CA) Very original with low mileage. Repainted red and 4-speed transmission installed in the 1970s per S/N 1G1YT2D64F5602568. Matte White/black. 6,242 miles. V8, manual. One-of-a-kind 1,000-hp Z06 3LZ, with more than $30k documented tasteful upgrades. Sitting wrapped in matte white with Jetblack; Adrenaline Red with red stitching leather interior. This one-owner car is brimming with a combination of unique factory options and upgrades that set it apart from the rest. $102,975. Lusso Fine Motorcars. Contact Vitaly, Ph: 480.659.2373. Email: vitaly@ (AZ) Race 1991 Pontiac Grand Prix NASCAR race car S/N 194379S707124. Silver/black. 64,912 miles. V8, automatic. Rebuilt matching-numbers 350-ci / 300hp engine, power windows, power steering, T-tops. New paint and refreshed interior, new chrome, new AM/FM radio, Rally wheels, new Cooper Cobra GTS tires. A very rare find in this condition. $31,000. Contact Craig, Email: (TX) 1986 Shelby Cobra replica roadster S/N PRS002. Black & gold/gray. V8, 4-spd manual. Driven by NHF Rusty Wallace. PRS002, one of the first four RHE chassis that Roger Penske purchased to return to NASCAR Racing in 1991. Car was originally built for intermediate and speedway use, but is currently set up for road racing. Car verified and signed by PRS President Don Miller. 700-plus-hp race engine, road-race transmission, dual MSD ignition. $65,000. Rhine Enterprise/Rhine Built. Contact William, Ph: 704.489.8359. Email: Web: http://www.rhinebuilt. com (NC) 2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo NASCAR race car ERA Cobra. All original and perfect with just 20,000 original miles and one owner from new. 4-speed top loader, Halibrand wheels. All the best components. Always pampered. Needs nothing. $75,000. OBO. Matthew L. deGarmo, Ltd. Contact Matthew, Ph: 203.852.1670. Email: Web: (CT) 2005 Dodge RAM SRT-10 pickup S/N HMS2445. blue, Dayglo Orange, green & yellow/gray. V8, 4-spd manual. Jeff Gordon raced 2001 Daytona 500, Jimmie Johnson backup car for 2002 Daytona 500, Kyle Busch ARCA car. Beautiful Restoration, HMS SBII engine with magnesium valve covers and intake manifold. T101-A transmission, Brembo brakes, LaJoie seat. All parts original to HMS. $90,000. Rhine Enterprise/Rhine Built. Contact William, Ph: 704.489.8359. Email: rhinew@ Web: (NC) S/N 3D7HA18H85G740405. Yellow/black. 42,000 miles. V10, 4-spd automatic. Number 319 of 500 Yellow Fever special edition (300 were quad cabs). Good auto check with no stories. Never driven in winter. Recent modifications include professionally lowered two-inch suspension, 22-inch Toyo tires August 2016 161

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Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 877.219.2605 Ext. 218 for information; e-mail: Auction Companies Artcurial Motorcars. 33 (0)1 42 99 2056. 33 (0)1 42 99 1639. 7, Rond-Point des Champs-Elysées, 75008 Paris, France. Email: (FR) Dragone. We’ve been in the collecAuctions America. 877.906.2437. Auctions America specializes in the sale of American Classics, European sports cars, Detroit muscle, hot rods, customs, and automobilia. Headquartered at the historic Auburn Auction Park in Indiana, Auctions America boasts an expert team of full-time specialists who offer 190 years’ combined experience, making them uniquely qualified to advise on all aspects of the hobby. (IN) tor car business for over 60 years, selling some of the most significant cars in the world. Now in the auction business, we are continuing to find and offer significant cars publically at our sales, many of which have not been publically offered in decades. We will always have something that has not been seen before. (CT) Motostalgia. 512.813.0636. Gooding & Company. Barrett-Jackson Auction. 480.421.6694. 480.421.6697. For over four decades, the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company has been recognized throughout the world for offering only the finest selection of quality collector vehicles, outstanding professional service and an unrivaled sales success. From classic and one-of-a-kind cars to exotics and muscle cars, BarrettJackson attracts only the best. Our auctions have captured the true essence of a passionate obsession with cars that extends to collectors and enthusiasts throughout the world. A television audience of millions watches unique and select vehicles while attendees enjoy a lifestyle experience featuring fine art, fashion and gourmet cuisine. In every way, the legend is unsurpassed. 3020 N. Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. (AZ) 310.899.1960. 310.899.0930. Gooding & Company offers its international clientele the rarest, award-winning examples of collector vehicles at the most prestigious auction venues. Our team of well-qualified experts will advise you on current market values. Gooding & Company presents the official auction of the famed Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August, the recordsetting Scottsdale Auction in January and a world-class auction at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation in Florida in March. (CA) A premier international collector car auction house offering the rarest and finest automobiles on the world market. Motostalgia publishes a full photographic catalog presenting and documenting professional descriptions and provenance. Motostalgia’s diverse automotive experts offer bidders and consigners alike an accurate understanding of the global automotive market. With venues that parallel the most exciting automotive events such as the U.S. Grand Prix and Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance, Motostalgia offers an upscale experience that not only showcases the most collectible cars, but also provides a unique and exciting social environment that is befitting of the rarest and finest automobiles. email: Twitter: @Motostalgia $1,000,000,000 in sales in his storied career. Dan and daughters Tiffany, Tedra and Tara manage the company. 866.495.8111 (TX) Velocity and “The Car Chasers” on CNBC Prime. (OK) RM Sotheby’s. 800.211.4371. RM Sotheby’s is the world’s largest auction house for investment-quality automobiles. With 35 years’ experience in the collector car industry, RM’s vertically integrated range of services, coupled with an expert team of car specialists and an international footprint, provide an unsurpassed level of service to the global collector car market. For further information, visit (CAN) Russo and Steele Collector Auto- mobile Auctions. 602.252.2697. Fax: 602.252.6260. Specializing in the finest European sports, American muscle, hot rods and custom automobiles; Russo and Steele now hosts three record-breaking auctions per year; Newport Beach in June; Monterey, CA, every August; and Scottsdale, AZ, every January. As one of the premier auction events in the United States, Russo and Steele has developed a reputation for its superior customer service and for having the most experienced and informed experts in the industry. (AZ) Palm Springs Auctions Inc. Keith McCormick. 760.320.3290. 760.323.7031. 244 N. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 A family-run auction house producing two large classic cars auctions per year. McCormick’s Palm Springs Auctions has been in business for over 25 years, and each auction features over 500 classics and exotics. (CA) Hollywood Wheels Auctions & Bonhams is the largest auction house to hold scheduled sales of classic and vintage motorcars, motorcycles and car memorabilia, with auctions held globally in conjunction with internationally renowned motoring events. Bonhams holds the world-record price for any motorcar sold at auction, as well as for many premier marques. San Francisco: (415) 391-4000 New York: (212) 644-9001 Los Angeles: (323) 850-7500 London: +44 20 7447-7447 Paris: +33 1 42 61 10 10 Shows 800.237.8954. Hollywood Wheels is a premier auction house that specializes in Porsche sports cars, European exotics, American classics and historical race cars. Each year, during the Amelia Island Car Week, they host the Amelia Island Select & Auto Retro™ within the ballroom of the Amelia Island Omni Plantation Resort. Hollywood Wheels… Where Great Cars Are Bought & Sold! Silver Auctions. 800.255.4485. Silver Auctions isn’t successful because we auction the most expensive cars, we’re successful because we auction the cars that you love. Silver Auction’s staff, bidders and consignors are everyday people with a passion for nostalgic and collector cars. Come see the difference at Silver Auctions. 2020 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205. Email:, (WA) Petersen Auction Group of Oregon. 541.689.6824. Hosting car auctions in Oregon since 1962. We have three annual Auctions: February, Oregon State Fairgrounds, Salem, OR; July, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, OR; September, Oregon State Fairgrounds, Salem, OR. On the I-5 corridor. We offer knowledgeable, fast, friendly “hassle-free” transactions. Oregon’s #1 Collector Car Auction Silverstone Auctions is a world- class, specialist auction house for the sale of classic cars, modern supercars, all types of competition cars, modern and historic motorcycles as well as automotive memorabilia. If you are a buyer or seller Silverstone is the classic vehicle auction house for you. (U.K.) Worldwide Auctioneers. Rick Cole Auctions . Thirty years Leake Auctions. 800.722.9942. Dan Kruse Classics is a family- owned collector car auction company located in San Antonio, Texas. DKC has been responsible for successful collector car sales since 1972, with annual sales in Austin, Houston and San Antonio. Dan personally has over 162 Leake Auction Company was established in 1972 as one of the first car auctions in the country. More than 40 years later, Leake has sold over 34,000 cars and currently operates auctions in Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Dallas. Recently they have been featured on several episodes of three different reality TV series — “Fast N Loud” on Discovery, “Dallas Car Sharks” on ago, Rick Cole conducted the first Monterey auction, his annual events forever changing the historic week dynamic. Rick Cole Auctions provides upscale clientele a boutique and silent auction atmosphere proven to offer the finest cars available, and achieving one of the top 10 multi-million-dollar sales of all time. August 19–22. Marriott Hotel at Fisherman’s Wharf. (CA) 800.990.6789 or 1.260.925.6789. Worldwide Auctioneers was formed over a decade ago by vintage-motorcar specialists Rod Egan and John Kruse. The sale and acquisition of classic automobiles is our core business, and no one is better qualified. Worldwide is unique in having owners who are also our chief auctioneers, so you deal directly with the auctioneer, and we are wholly invested in achieving the best result for you. Our auctions are catalog-based, offering a limited number of higher-end consignments, with an emphasis on quality rather than volume. (We don’t Sports Car Market RESOURCE DIRECTORY

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limit ourselves to only selling the most expensive cars in the world, but do ensure that every car we consign is the very best of its type.) We also offer specialist-appraisal, estate-management and collectionconsultancy services. Our dedicated private sales division serves the needs of individual collectors who seek privacy or to acquire vehicles that may not be available on the open market. (IN) Alfa Romeo most prized automobiles, ranging from a single pre-purchase appraisal to full collection valuations. email: Twitter: @Motostalgia Automobilia Coachbuilt Press. 215.925.4233. Centerline International. (888) 750-ALFA (2532). Exclusively Alfa Romeo for over 35 years. You can rely on our experience and the largest inventory of parts in North America to build and maintain your dream Alfa. We carry restoration, maintenance and exclusive performance parts for Giulietta through the new 4C. Newly developed parts introduced regularly. Check our website or social media for new arrivals, tech tips and special offers. (CO) Coachbuilt Press creates limited-edition automotive titles for the discriminating motoring enthusiast. We present exceptional material on the most significant collections, museums and marques with a balance of authoritative writing, precise research, unique historical documents and the modern photography of Michael Furman. Please visit our website to view our latest titles and order. (PA). vintage automotive posters. The vast inventory runs from the late 1890s through the 1960s; featuring marque, event and product advertising. Please visit us at: Buy/Sell/General Canepa of Scotts Valley. 21 South Auto Gallery. 480.986.6460. Located in Mesa, AZ, 21 South Auto Gallery specializes in the sale of high-quality European sports cars and American muscle. Whether you are looking for an investment-grade collector car or a fun weekend cruiser, we would love to make your dreams a reality. We also buy classic cars in any condition. (AZ) 831.430.9940. Offering fine investmentgrade collectable road cars and racecars for sale. Our 70,000-square-foot facility houses world-class, on-premises restoration and motorsports facilities where automotive artisans ensure every detail of our inventoried vehicles meet the highest levels of refinement and preparation. Canepa is interested in purchasing exceptional, original and restored automobiles. www. (CA) unprecedented selection; from top-ofthe-line models to project cars. We buy classic cars in any shape or condition & provide the quickest payment & pickup anywhere in the U.S. 310.975.0272 (CA) Charles Prince Classic Cars. Based Exotic Mosaics. 805.544.4093. Unique and original mosaic hand-crafted wall hangings of automotive subjects by mosaic artist Jim Valentine. Made with glazed ceramic tile with aluminum frame and hanging wire. Can create custom mosaics of your automobile. Email: Jon Norman’s Alfa Parts. 800.890.2532. 510.525.9519. 1221 Fourth Street, Berkley, CA 94710. Large selection of parts from Giulietta to 164. Efficient, personal service. (CA) Appraisals Celebrate your ownership experiGooding & Company. 310.899.1960. Gooding & Company’s experts are well-qualified to appraise individual automobiles as well as collections and estates. Whether it is the creation of a foundation, living trust or arrangement of a charitable donation, we are able to assist you. (CA) ence! Automotive designer and illustrator Steve Anderson is a specialist in the creation of owner-specified, fineart illustrations. Each original piece is hand crafted to portray the exact specification of individual automobiles and collections. All marques and eras, concours and racers. Ferrari- and Porsche-licensed illustrator. For image samples, additional information or to discuss your project, please call us at 818.822.3063 or visit (CA) Steve Austin’s Automobilia & Motostalgia. 512.813.0636. A premier international collector car auction house and professional appraisal company. Motostalgia’s diverse and multilingual automotive experts offer collectors and investors alike an accurate understanding of the global and domestic automotive market. Motostalgia’s international offices have the capability of appraising collector cars around the globe. With decades of global collector car market knowledge, our experts can accurately value your August 2016 Great Vacations. 800.452.8434. European Car Collector tours including Monaco & Goodwood Historics, private collections, and car manufacturers. Automobile Art importer of legendary artists Alfredo de la Maria and Nicholas Watts. Auto Kennel. 714.335.4911. Imag- ine if you had the best of the best to market your car for sale. Jesse Alexander taking all the photographs. Lee Iacocca working with buyers. Keith Martin introducing you to the right car clubs. Well, the father and son team of AutoKennel do just that for all their clients. Paul and Ed Kramer, Costa Mesa, CA 92627. (CA) in London, we are specialists in the finest historic motorcars and in contact with dealers and collectors from around the world. We offer the best advice and service in the collector car field. Int T: (0)798 5988070 or email: sales@ Classic Assets Motor Sports CenAutomotive Restorations. 203.377.6745. Collector car sales, both road and race, have been a key activity for over 35 years. Our sales professionals actively seek consignments on a global basis. We also offer vehicle “search and find” for rare models. We undertake pre-purchase inspections worldwide. We provide auction support, including in-person or telephone bidding for absentee buyers. Restoration management and special-event assistance are also included in our services. Our aim is to make sure that your collector car passion is as enjoyable and worry-free as possible. ter. 760-452-6609 or 858-554-0331. A first-rate used-car dealership specializing in vintage rally-eligible vehicles as well as an eclectic private collection of investment-grade automobiles including classic cars, vintage rally cars and supercars. Our business is buying and selling classic, collectible motorcars. We are considered to be the go-to resource for collector cars in San Diego. We are constantly seeking new additions. Top quality, collectible trades always considered. We are available to assist buyers and sellers with all aspects regarding classic cars including import and export. com. (CA) Classic Investments Inc. 303.388.9788. Barn find. Redefined. Since 1989 our company specializes in the restoration, sales and service of 1950s–1970s Classic European sports cars: Ferrari, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, Aston Martin, Jaguar, Austin Healey, Porsche and Mercedes. Colorado’s premier one-stop shop for all of a collector’s needs. Friendly, knowledgeable, passionate staff welcomes you to call for all inquiries; our in-house factory-trained Ferrari mechanic has 40 years’ experience. (CO) FOLLOW SCM Beverly Hills Car Club is one of the Vintage Auto Posters. Since 1980, Everett Anton Singer has been supplying international collectors with the most diverse selection of authentic largest European classic car dealerships in the nation, with an extensive inventory spanning over 50,000 sf. We can meet all your classic car needs with our 163

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Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 877.219.2605 Ext. 218 for information; e-mail: 1985. Offering one of the largest indoor showrooms in Southern California, with an exceptional inventory of the very finest American and European classic cars available. We buy, sell and consign collectible automobiles, offering the best consignment terms available, contact us at When in Southern California, visit Classic Showcase. 760.758.6100. For over 35 years, we’ve been restoring automotive history and helping collectors obtain, restore and sell classic vehicles. Our world-class facility houses three showrooms of cars and department specialty areas to perform all facets of restoration under one roof. Let our team of professional craftsmen and specialists make your classic car vision a reality. www.classicshowcase. com. (CA) our beautiful showroom and specialty automotive bookstore, Heritage Classics Motorbooks, open Monday–Saturday. For current inventory and to visit our virtual bookstore, visit Motorcar Portfolio, LLC. Hyman Ltd Classic Cars. 314.524.6000. One of the largest inventories of vintage cars in the world. Please visit our website often, to see our current stock. Hyman Ltd Classic Cars, 2310 Chaffee Drive, St. Louis, MO. 63146 314-524-6000 Copley Motorcars. 781.444.4646. Specializing in unique and hard-to-find classics and sports cars. We only sell cars we love ourselves, and deal in a limited number of models. Before delivery to you, all of our classics, including Defenders, are fully inspected and serviced by one of two expert shops. We are located in Needham, MA., (MA) DriverSource. 281.497.1000. Pursuing & Preserving Fine Automobiles Since 2005, DriverSource is a leading specialist in the classic collector car market. Our concept of sales, service and storage is tailor made to the automotive enthusiast lifestyle. To learn more about our services or inventory, please give as a call or contact us via email. Luxury Brokers International. Gullwing Motor Cars stocks more than 100 cars at our warehouse location, 27 years of experience; visited by customers across the country and overseas. We specialize in European and American cars and we are always looking to buy classic cars in any condition. We pick up from anywhere in the U.S. Quick payment and pickup. 718.545.0500. 215.459.1606. Specializing in the sales, purchase and brokerage of classic automobiles for the astute collector, with a new-age, contemporary approach. Focusing on original, high-quality examples as enjoyable, tangible investments. Classic car storage, classic car consignment, brokerage, and other consulting services are available as well. We actively pursue the purchase and sales of any investment-grade classic car. Since 2009, we have offered a unique opportunity for collectors, enthusiasts and other industry professionals., sales@ (PA) Paul Russell and Company. 978.768.6092. Specializing in the preservation and sales of European classics, pre-war through the 1970s, since 1978. You can rely on our decades of experience with Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, Porsche, Bugatti, Alfa Romeo and other fine collectibles. Repeat customers are the lifeblood of our business. Contact us today to join them. Car Sales Manager, Alex Finigan: (MA) Intercity Lines, Inc. 800.221.3936. Gripping the wheel of your dream car and starting the engine for the first time is a high point for any enthusiast. We are the premier enclosed auto transport company that will ensure your car arrives safely for that experience. For over 35 years, our standards for excellence have had clients returning time and time again. Trust the Best. Trust Intercity Lines. Park Place LTD. 425.562.1000. Legendary Motorcar Company. 905.875.4700. You may have seen our award-winning, show-quality restorations. Our 55,000-square-foot facility is specialized in extreme high-end restorations of rare American muscle cars. (ON) Founded in 1987 in Bellevue, WA, our dealership is locally owned and independently operated. The four-acre Park Place Center features an Aston Martin sales and service center, a Lotus dealership, and we have one of the largest selections of collector and exotic cars available in the Northwest. We consign, buy and sell all types of vehicles. We also have an in-house service center and high-end Auto Salon. 330.453.8900. Buy, sell, trade, auction of affordable antique, classic, collector vehicles. Bob Lichty offers over 40 years experience in the classic car industry. Motorcar Portfolio, LLC. has been serving NE Ohio and the world since 2004. Let us help with your needs. See our current inventory at our web site (OH) to be serving the collector car community for the past 30 years. Our goal is to present and represent your car in the very best way possible. We specialize in European classics. Visit us at www. (CA) Unit 56. At Unit 56, we love motor- cycles; we truly are passionate about them, but most importantly, we strive to have the best. History and an interesting story are a must with anything we buy or sell. And as far as restoration goes, we treat everything as if it was our own. We care. Telephone: 0044 (0) 1386 700 403. Vintage Motors of Sarasota. 941.355.6500. Established in 1989, offering high-quality collector cars to the most discerning collectors. Vintage’s specialized services include sales, acquisitions and consignment of high-quality European and American collector and sports cars. Always buying individual cars or entire collections. Visit our large showroom with 75-plus examples in the beautiful museum district of tropical Sarasota, FL. (FL) Classic Car Transport Mid-Century Motoring. 914.402.5799. Importer, exporter and broker of classic cars, specializing in European marques. We provide clients with unparalleled access to the international classic car market, as well as a full suite of consignment and brokerage services from our showroom in Westchester County, NY. Contact us for more information about the company, the cars, or to schedule a visit. (NY) Heritage Classics Motorcar Com- pany. 310.657.9699. Heritage Classics Motorcar Company, the premier West Coast classic car dealership established in 164 Mohr Imports, Classic and Sports Car Brokers. 831.373.3131. Mohr Imports Inc. of Monterey, CA, pleased 800.837.9902. Since 2002, has been changing the way collector cars find new homes. A pioneer in the online marketing of important collector cars, Significant Cars has a proven track record for realizing top dollar for their seller clients. Run by Enthusiasts for Enthusiasts, Significant Cars has put the power of the dealer or Auction House into the hands of Collectors. Give us a call for a confidential analysis of your car’s true value—not what we want to buy it for. McCollister’s Auto Transport. 800-257-9595. We have transported thousands of collector vehicles over the last 35 years all across the United States, whether they are moving an exotic, street rod, vintage racer or muscle car. With our experienced drivers trained to ensure the finest protection and our customized, lift-gated, air-ride trailers, we make sure your vehicle safely arrives on time. Sports Car Market RESOURCE DIRECTORY

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Passport Transport. 800.736.0575. Since our founding in 1970, we have shipped thousands of treasured vehicles door-to-door with our fully enclosed auto transporters. Whether your prized possession is your daily driver, a vintage race car, a Classic, a ’60s muscle car or a modern exotic, you can depend on Passport Transport to give you the premium service it deserves. We share your appreciation for fine automobiles, and it shows. Don’t be caught without the right insurance for your vehicle. In the unfortunate aftermath of damage to your vehicle, learning that your insurance won’t restore your prized possession to its former glory, or appropriately compensate you for your loss, is the last thing you want to hear. To get a quote by phone, call 877.545.2522. Chubb Collector Car Insurance. 1.866.CAR.9648. With Chubb, you’ll have flexibility and control with worldclass coverage and claim service. There are no mileage restrictions, “Agreed Value” is included, and you’re free to use the restoration shop of your choice for covered repairs. Special pricing is also available for large collections. For more information, call 1-866-227-9648 or visit English Fourintune Garages Inc. Allard Motor Works LLC. The Al- lard Motor Works J2X is a hand-crafted version of the famed British competi- tion roadster that stirred the crowds in Europe and the Americas in the early 1950s. Our modern J2X MkIII, recog- nized by the Allard Register, integrates the latest technology into the original design, to provide a safe, comfortable and reliable vehicle without compromising performance. • info@allardj2x. com • 877-J2X-1953 • Grundy Worldwide. 888.647.8639. Ray Zuder. 860.830.6104. Single Car / Enclosed / Air-Ride Transport Dedicated to Extreme Personal Level, Drama Free, Best-inClass Service * Auctions * Concours/Shows * Door to Door * Races/Rallies * Security Provided at All Times * There When You Need Us Over 15 years of “not-even-a-scratch experience.” Grundy Worldwide offers agreed-value insurance with no mileage limitations, zero deductible*, and high liability limits. Our coverages are specifically designed for collectible-car owners. From classic cars to muscle cars, Grundy Worldwide has you covered. (*Zero deductible available in most states.) 888.6GRUNDY (888.647.8639). (PA) Aston Martin of New England. 781.547.5959. 85 Linden Street, Waltham, MA 02452. Proudly appointed Aston Martin Heritage Dealer for the USA. New and pre-owned Aston Martins are our specialty. Please contact us when buying, selling or restoring. (MA) JWF Restorations Inc. Specializing in AC restoration from street to concours, U.S. Registrar AC Owners Club (U.K.). Now selling AC parts and tires, including inventory from Ron Leonard. Jim Feldman. 503.706.8250 Fax 503.646.4009. Email: (OR) 262.375.0876. www.fourintune. com. Complete ground-up restoration on British ,arques — specializing in Austin-Healeys since 1976. Experience you can trust, satisfied customers nationwide. Visit our website for details on our restoration process, which includes a complete quotation on Healeys. Located in historic Cedarburg — just minutes north of Milwaukee, WI. (WI) Kevin Kay Restorations. Hagerty Insurance Agency, LLC. Reliable Carriers Inc. 877.744.7889. As the country’s largest enclosed-auto transport company, Reliable Carriers faithfully serves all 48 contiguous United States and Canada. Whether you’ve entered a concours event, need a relocation, are attending a corporate event or are shipping the car of your dreams from one location to another, one American transportation company does it all. Collector Car Insurance J.C. Taylor Insurance. Barrett-Jackson is proud to endorse a new breed of insurance for classic, antique, exotic, special-interest, contemporary classic and limited-edition cars. To get a quote is even easier with our new online improvements. Go to, select “Get a quote,” enter in a couple of key pieces of information about your vehicle, and get an estimated quote within seconds! It’s that easy. August 2016 800.345.8290. Antique, classic, muscle or modified — J.C. Taylor Insurance has provided dependable, dynamic, affordable protection for your collector vehicle for over 50 years. Agreed Value Coverage in the continental U.S., and Alaska. Drive Through Time With Peace of Mind with J.C. Taylor Insurance. Get a FREE instant quote online at Classic Showcase. 760.758.6100. Classic Showcase has been an industry leader in the restoration, service and sale of classic Jaguars, and most other fine British automobiles. From sports cars to luxury sedans, our world-class restoration facility and highly skilled team are ready to assist your needs with acquiring the perfect British classic today! 760.758.6100. (CA) 800.922.4050. is the leading insurance agency for collector vehicles in the world and host to the largest network of collector car owners. Hagerty offers insurance for collector cars, motorcycles and motorcycle safety equipment, tractors, automotive tools and spare parts, and even “automobilia” (any historic or collectible item linked with motor vehicles). Hagerty also offers overseas shipping/touring insurance coverage, commercial coverage and club liability coverage. For more information, call or visit (MI) AUTOSPORT DESIGNS, INC. 631.425.1555. All Aston Martin models welcome regardless of age, as new inevitably become old! Routine servicingcomplete mechanical restorations/rebuilds — cosmetic repair/paintwork to complete frame-off restoration. Large inventory of parts. All services as well as our current unventory of automobiles for sale can be seen at (NY) 530.241.8337. 1530 Charles Drive, Redding, CA 96003. Aston Martin parts, service, repair and restoration. From an oil change to a concours-winning restoration, we do it all. Modern upgrades for power steering, window motors, fuel systems and more. Feltham Fast performance parts in stock. We also cater to all British and European cars and motorcycles. (CA) Welsh Enterprises, Inc. 800.875.5247. Jaguar parts for models 1949–present. (OH) Events—Concours, Car Shows The Arizona Concours d’Elegance opens Arizona’s Classic Car Week every January with a celebration of automotive engineering and design. The event benefits Make-A-Wish™ Arizona, the founding chapter of the national organization that grants wishes for children facing life-threatening medical conditions. For more information, please go to: 165

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Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 877.219.2605 Ext. 218 for information; e-mail: Ferrari/Maserati/Lamborghini Fire Protection GTO Engineering. Servicing Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival. The South: a place where tea is sweet, people are darlin’, moss is Spanish and, come autumn, cars are plentiful. This fall, HHI Motoring Festival returns to the towns of Savannah, GA, and Hilton Head Island, SC. Join us this fall — October 28–November 6, 2016 — in the land of Southern hospitality. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit worldwide clients for 20-plus years, we’ve amassed thousands of new/NOS/ used Ferrari parts. Highly skilled engineers offer restoration, repair and race prep expertise across all Ferrari models utilized for road, tours and competition. GTO USA provides an extensive parts selection out of Georgia, and a new parts, service and restoration workshop in Los Angeles. UK: +44 (0) 118.940.5160 USA: +1 678.635.5752 LA: +1 831.915.1970 Finance MG, Austin Healey and Jaguar, with 40 vehicles in stock to choose from. European Collectibles also offers complete mechanical and cosmetic restorations to concours level, along with routine service. Located in Orange County, CA, between Los Angeles and San Diego. or visit our website (CA) Veterans Fire Protection. 484.635.4661/4670. We understand your passion and the investment you have made in your classic or sports car, and that is why we offer a wide selection of Fire Extinguishers for your consideration. Please give us call and we can assist you in the selection of the extinguisher for your automobile or shop and recommend the best solution to suit your application. Fax 484.895.7223. (PA) German 619.233.5008. La Jolla Concours d’Elegance April 8-10, 2016. World Class Cars, World Class Experience. (CA) J.J. BEST BANC & CO. provides financing on classic cars ranging from 1900 to today. Visit our website at or call 1.800.USA.1965 and get a loan approval in as little as five minutes! The BMW CCA is the world’s largThe Elegance at Hershey. 717.534.1910. A celebration of vintage race cars and concours automobiles from 6/10 to 6/12/16 commencing with the Grand Ascent, featuring the Concorso Bizarro and culminating with our concours d’elegance. Our primary goal is to benefit our charities: JDRF, AACA Museum, and AACA Library & Research Center. For more information, visit, call 717.534.1910 or email (PA) Ferrari Financial Services. 201.510.2500. As the world’s only Ferrari-owned finance company, no one understands a Ferrari customer’s unique perspective better than the company that designed these iconic sports cars. Whether it’s a line of credit for owners interested in utilizing the equity in their collection, or a simple interest loan, we stand committed to help our clients enhance their collection — without origination or early termination fees. “FFS” offers a level of expertise that cannot be matched by other lenders. est owner-supported single-marque car club. Today, BMW CCA has 67 chapters nationwide, with more than 70,000 members. As BMW’s most active and vibrant enthusiast organization, the club represents a lifestyle of passion and performance. Join the Club today at or by calling 800.878.9292. Mercedes-Benz Classic dC Automotive. 800-549-2410. Woodside Credit. When financing The Quail, A Motorsports Gath- ering. 831.620.8879. A prominent component of Monterey Car Week, The Quail is a world-renowned motorsports event featuring one of the world’s finest and rarest collections of vintage automobiles and motorcycles. The Quail maintains its intimacy and exclusivity by limiting admission through lottery ticket allocations. Admission is inclusive of six gourmet culinary pavilions, caviar, oysters, fine wines, specialty cocktails, champagne, and more. Web: (CA) your classic or collector car, Woodside Credit is all about performance. We offer THE LOWEST PAYMENTS IN AMERICA! and provide our clients with fast, friendly and professional service. For over a decade, Woodside has been recognized as the leading lender in the classic and collector car market and is exclusively endorsed by Barrett-Jackson. Apply online at or call 888-354-3982. We have the largest indoor Recycling Facility for Porsches in the U.S. We specialize in used rebuilt and new parts for Porsche cars, including all models of the 911, 912, Carrera and Turbo, 944 16-valve S, 924S, 951, 944 Turbo, 914-4, 914-6 Boxster, 968, Cayenne, 928, 928S and 928 S4. Vintage parts a specialty. We have an extensive inventory including used Porsche engines, transmissions, Fuchs wheels, seats, brake upgrades, interior trim and suspension. No part is too small. We are a God-owned family business serving the Porsche community for over 25 years. 252.955.0110 (text) 252.977.1430 international Center. 1.866.MB.CLASSIC. (1.866.622.5277). The trusted center of competence for all classic MercedesBenz enthusiasts. Located in Irvine, CA, the Classic Center is the only sales and restoration facility in the U.S. exclusively operated by Mercedes-Benz. Over 50,000 Genuine Mercedes-Benz Classic Parts in its assortment. From small services to full ground-up restorations, work is always true to original. Ever-changing showcase of for-sale vehicles. We are your trusted source. (CA) Import/Export Holt Motorsports. 610.692.7100. We want to buy your air-cooled 911. Immediate payment and pickup anywhere in the U.S. Holt Motorsports specializes in buying and selling all Porsche 911s. We have sold over 3,400 air-cooled 911s since 1980. Holt Motorsports provides after-sale support with service, appraisals and advice for the entire time you own a Holt car. Please call or visit our website to view a partial listing of our inventory. Tim Holt, Holt Motorsports, Inc. West Chester, PA (PA) Cosdel International Transportation. European Collectibles Inc. 949.650.4718. European Collectibles has been buying, consigning, selling and restoring classic European sports cars since 1986. We specialize in Porsche (356 and 911) 1950s to early 1970s, along with other marks including Mercedes, Aston Martin, Ferrari, Since 1960, Cosdel International Transportation has been handling international shipments by air, ocean and truck. Honest service, competitive pricing and product expertise have made Cosdel the natural shipping choice for the world’s best-known collectors, dealers and auction houses. If you are moving a car, racing or rallying, or attending a concours event overseas, Cosdel is your comprehensive, worldwide resource for all of your nationwide and international shipping needs. We are your automobile Export Import Experts. 415.777.2000 (CA) 166 Sports Car Market RESOURCE DIRECTORY

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Italian Museums complete line of P21S Auto Care Products. More info at (CT) Berlinetta Motorcars Ltd. Hamann Classic Cars. 203.918.8300. with more than 30 years in the industry and worldwide clientele in dealing in European race and sports cars, specializes in classic Ferraris of the ’50s and ’60s. www.ferrari4you. com Leasing LeMay—America’s Car Museum Premier Financial Services. 877.973.7700. Since 1997, renowned customer service and honest leasing practices have made Premier the nation’s leading lessor of luxury and performance motorcars. We are small enough to ensure your business gets the attention it deserves, and large enough to finance any new, used, or vintage car over $50,000. Contact Premier at 877.973.7700 or (CT) California Car Cover Company. Putnam Leasing. 866.90.LEASE. For over 30 years, Putnam Leasing has been the leader in exotic, luxury, and collector car leasing. This honor comes from Putnam’s unique ability to match the car of your dreams with a lease designed just for you. Every Putnam Lease is written to provide maximum flexibility while conserving capital, lowering monthly payments, and maximizing tax advantages. Its Putnam’s way of letting you drive more car for less money. For leases ranging from $50,000 to more than $1 million, with terms extending up to 84 months, contact the oldest and most experienced leasing company in the country by calling 1.866.90.LEASE. Or just visit Legal Vintage Car Law. 717.884.9010 Bryan W. Shook, Esquire, acts for and represents leading antique and collector car dealers, brokers, restoration houses, and private individuals Internationally. He has been responsible for innumerable and prominent cases, distinguishing himself with his unparalleled knowledge of automobiles and network of contacts, experts and clients. He is redefining automotive law. (PA) FOLLOW SCM More than just custom-fit car covers, California Car Cover is the home of complete car care and automotive lifestyle products. Offering the best in car accessories, garage items, detailing products, nostalgic collectibles, apparel and more! Call 1-800-423-5525 or visit for a free catalog. celebrates America’s love affair with the automobile. Named the Best Museum in Western Washington, the fourlevel, 165,000-square-foot museum features 12 rotating exhibits and 300 cars, trucks and motorcycles on display. ACM includes a 3.5-acre show field, State Farm Theatre, Classics Café, banquet hall and meeting facilities and offers a majestic view above Commencement Bay. For more information, visit LeMay—America’s Car Museum 2702 E D Street, Tacoma, WA 98421 877.902.8490 (toll free) (WA) Parts, Accessories & Car Care QuickSilver Exhaust Systems. 011 44 1428 687722. Our customers are sophisticated enthusiasts who choose our exhaust systems for various reasons — originality, durability, weight reduction and enhanced sound. We’re the default choice for many of the most important classics. Originality is important, but there’s no reason why subtle improvements cannot be introduced. QuickSilver use superior materials and modern manufacturing techniques unavailable when the cars were new. 631.423.1010, 631.549.6700. Professional Ferrari, Porsche and vintage car specialists since 1958. Mechanical engineer, master coachbuilders and fabricators. Pebble Beach-winning restorations. Ferrari, Maserati and Porsche Club of America: Best of Show, People’s Choice Awards. Cars selected for “American Gangster” and more. Servicing, repairing, customizing, engine overhauls, race, track, street and show cars. Locating and importing classic and vintage cars internationally since 1984. (NY) Swissvax. 305.219.8882. Since 1930, the Swiss family company creates magnificent wax formulations. The non-abrasive system consists of a prewax fluid and a high-content Carnauba wax. Unlike ordinary polishes, Swissvax restores the valuable oils of the paint finish that become starved over time and is safe for all paint finishes. Swissvax is also worldwide OEM supplier to Rolls-Royce Motorcars, Bugatti and Lamborghini. WeatherTech® Automotive AcEvans Waterless Coolant is the solution to running too hot. With a boiling point of 375°F, our revolutionary liquid formulation is a superior alternative to water-based coolants. Evans eliminates water vapor, hotspots and boil-over, resulting in a less pressurized, more efficient cooling system and preventing corrosion, electrolysis and pump cavitation. Evans also protects down to -40°F and lasts the lifetime of the engine. See how it works at cessories. 800.441.8527. MacNeil Automotive Products Ltd., providing automotive accessories for your vehicles for over 20 years. MacNeil has defined high-quality vehicle protection with the WeatherTech® line of Automotive Accessories. Choose from all-weather floor mats, extreme-duty floor liners, cargo/trunk liners, side-window deflectors, no-drill mudflaps, many different options of license-plate frames and more. We have products available for virtually every make and model. To see and buy everything, go to Restoration — General Brighton Motorsports. 480.483.4682. Authorized Morgan 3-Wheeler Dealer and repair, and expert service facility for your collector car. Privately owned, we are located in the heart of the Arizona Auction Arena in Scottsdale. We offer a unique collection of European and American special interest cars and motorcycles and host the Brighton Classic Car Rally each November., 480.483.4682 or Classic Showcase. 760.758.6100. For over 35 years, we’ve been restoring automotive history by creating driver-, show/driver-, show- and preservationlevel restorations for collectors worldwide. Our world-class facilities consist of a team of passionate and dedicated craftsmen who are ready to perform either factory standards or performance/ modified upgrades. Visit our website or call us to discuss your project today. (CA) P21S Auto Care Products. Since 1984, P21S Auto Care Products have been the favorite of auto enthusiasts throughout North America. Representing factory-approved German car care at its finest, P21S wheel care products’ “safe cleaning” approach has saved thousands of expensive alloy wheels from the surface damage that harsh cleaners can cause. P21S paste waxes deliver an award-winning shine and unmatched ease of application, while P21S Bodyworks Shampoo protects against premature removal of that fresh wax job. No matter where your car was made, you’ll want to learn about the August 2016 Automotive Restorations. 203.377.6745. Founded in 1978, we are well-established practitioners of the art and craft of vehicle restoration, preservation and service. Nearly 40 experienced craftspeople focused on the art and entertainment to be enjoyed with great cars describes our culture. Our staff and expertise encompasses a broad range of skills and specific vehicle experience. Proper project management and control produces the quality and attention to detail we have come to be known for in all we produce. See much more on the Web at D. L. George Historic Motorcars. 610.593.7423. We stand at the crossroads between you and historic European motorcars of the pre-war and early post-war era. We provide full-service restoration, maintenance and support of the finest cars driven extensively by the most refined collectors. 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Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 877.219.2605 Ext. 218 for information; e-mail: Mille Miglia, Peking to Paris, and The Colorado Grand. (PA) Fantasy Junction. 510.653.7555. Exoticars USA. 908.996.4889, Wil de Groot’s Exoticars USA has serviced and restored Ferrari, Maserati and Lamborghini in the NJ, PA, NY region since 1979. We’re passionate about keeping your car fast, reliable, beautiful and authentic. Our mechanical, paint/ body, electronic, machining and fabricating work is unsurpassed and awardwinning. We have specialized equipment and knowledge to service newer and vintage models and everything in between. (NJ) For 35 years, Owner/Enthusiast Bruce Trenery has operated Fantasy Junction from the San Francisco Bay Area. The dealership enjoys an outstanding worldwide reputation for integrity and knowledge in the collector car field. Many of the world’s greatest sports cars have passed through the doors, with both buyers and sellers enjoying expert representation. Email, www.FantasyJunction. com. (CA) Farland Classic Restoration. 303.761.1245. A complete facility offering concours-level restorations, repair and fabrication services. We work on all makes, and specialize in Ferrari, Mercedes and Porsche. Highly organized and fiscally responsible, we provide biweekly detailed billing to keep you abreast of the rapid progress of your project in every way. Check out our site for details. Email: www.farlandcarscom Park Place LTD. 425.562.1000. Hahn-Vorbach & Associates LLC. 724.452.4329. Specializes in the investment-grade restoration and preservation of European and American collectible antique and classic cars, muscle cars, sports cars, hot rods and vintage race cars. Our services include full and partial restorations, bespoke builds, repairs, show prep, sales and procurement assistance, as well as a full array of do-it-yourself assistance services. Recognized experts in the restoration of Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwings and Roadsters. Concours-level, national award-winning quality. Find examples of our craftsmanship and the wide range of past projects on our website. We would be happy to discuss your project. Founded in 1987 in Bellevue, WA, our dealership is locally owned and independently operated. Our restoration department works full time to restore vehicles of every year, make and model to provide an award-winning finish. We consign, buy and sell all types of vehicles. We also have an in-house service center and high-end Auto Salon. The Creative Workshop. On the Road Again Classics. 408.782.1100. Northern California’s largest Classic & British auto restoration & repair shop is a 12,000 square foot facility under one roof! We opened our doors in 2008 and in 8 short years we have restored over 20 Concours 1st place winners! Our team of 8 craftsmen with over 165 years experience have risen to the top, becoming a Certified Hagerty Expert Collision Repair Facility and in-house Certified Glasurit paint shop. 954.920.3303. If your current or growing collection needs a team behind it or if your new auction acquisition needs sorting. Our clients ship us their cars from around the world for good reason: Our experience, attention to detail and results are rivaled by none. We give our clients the confidence to expand their collection into any marque or era. We’ve got their backs. We would like to get yours. Email:,, The Guild of Automotive Restor- ers. 905.775.0499. Whether your car is headed to a concours or open road, we are the sensible choice. Experts in our craft and combined with unimpeachable integrity, doing something that we enjoy as much as our clients enjoy the fruits of our labors. Share our passion for your passion. Give us a call, we look forward to hearing from you. David Grainger and Janice Stone, proprietors. (CAN) Vintage Motor Group F. Roxas Inc. 708.598.1000. Brid- geview, IL. The only thing better than new is a Fran Roxas restoration. Recent restorations include Duesenberg, Packard 12, 8-liter Bentley, Cadillac V16, Delahaye, Stutz DV32, Ferrari, 1950s and ’60s concept cars. We take pride in enhancing our clients’ investments by bringing these truly one-of-a-kind cars back to life, maybe an even better life. The quality of our work has been nationally recognized since 1970, with consistent first-place winners at concours around the world. (IL) © 168 Sports Car Market RESOURCE DIRECTORY

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THE 15th ANNUAL SCM MONTEREY INSIDER’S SEMINAR Chat With The Experts Moderated by Keith Martin, Publisher, Sports Car Market Hyman Mark Bomstead Carl Collier Miles • When Will a 1967 911S Sell for $300,000? • Will MGs and Triumphs Be Cheap Forever? • How Can a Plastic 308 Be Worth $250,000? Osborne Donald Serio Stephen An open forum to discuss issues of interest for collectors. Topics to include: SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 2016 Gooding & Company Auction Pavilion, Pebble Beach, CA • 9:30–11:30 a.m. • Why Not Buy a Garage Full of Countaches? • Panelists’ Picks for Best Buys at Monterey This Year After the discussion, panelists will offer detailed examinations of select cars to be offered at the Gooding sale. Space is Limited — Sign Up Today Complimentary admission for SCM Platinum members and Gooding registered bidders. SCM subscribers, $35 for two; non-subscribers, $70 for two. Not a subscriber? Sign up today and save on admission, or upgrade to Platinum and your admission is free! To enroll, and for the latest information, August 2016 go to or call 503.261.0555 Ext. 217 169

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Carl Bomstead eWatch Toolkits, Signs and Spark Plugs — But No Twombly The real crazy money seems to be in the art world, even though a gearhead paid $1,403 for a spark plug Thought Carl’s The world of contemporary art is not SCM’s bailiwick, but we could not help notice when Sotheby’s, at their recent New York sale, sold a squiggly chalk painting by Cy Twombly for $36,650,000. The piece, with waxy blue loops on a chalkboard-gray canvas, received a single bid. If, and it’s a big if, I had that kind of money, I can think of any number of Duesenbergs, Packards and other cool stuff I would much rather have, but to each his own. Here are a few things that won’t even put a dent in the $36 million. restored aluminum Airstream in the garage. EBAY #30194455233—NOS 1934 FORD GREYHOUND HOOD ORNAMENT. Number of Bids: 36. SOLD AT: $3,400. Date: 5/8/2016. The 1934 Ford greyhound mascot was offered with the tail attached or freestanding. This, the freestanding version, is more difficult to find, as it was prone to breakage. It was complete with the anti-theft device — and had never been mounted on a car. A rare piece in this condition, and it sold for all the money. lectors have been known to get a little carried away when offered the rare and unusual, but this was not silly money. EBAY #111973268676—1907 CINCINNATI OHIO BRASS LICENSE PLATE. Number of Bids: 39. SOLD AT: $1,500. Date: 4/25/2016. Ohio first issued state license plates in 1910, but the cities issued them as early as 1901. Cincinnati used these ornate brass plates with the applied numbers in 1906–08. The seller stated his father found this in a Detroit garage in 1933. This was an unusual design that received a lot of interest and sold for a most reasonable amount. MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL OWNER’S POUCH. SOLD AT: $14,724, including 25% buyer’s premium. Date: 3/16/2016. This set included a tan plastic pouch marked “300SL,” owner’s manual, service book and service station booklet. Priced individually, we are looking at a couple grand at best, but as a set the bidding went to the stratosphere. The whole was worth far, far more than the sum of the parts. EBAY #231902679464— WALLY BYAM “AROUND THE WORLD” CARAVAN BADGE. Number of Bids: 26. SOLD AT: $2,150. Date: 4/9/2016. Wally Byam founded Airstream in 1931 and promoted his travel trailers with numerous tours and events. He founded the Wally Byam Caravan Club International in 1952, and it is still in existence. I’m taking a guess, but I think this attractive, colorful badge dates to the early 1950s. A must-have if you have a EBAY #172138702459—1959 24 HEURES DU MANS POSTER BY BELIGOND. Number of Bids: 11. SOLD AT: $1,894.69. Date: 3/28/2016. This desirable and colorful poster was rated A- with minor corner bends and a slight tear. Buying paper sight unseen is a giant leap of faith, as this poster is frequently reproduced, and it is difficult to tell them apart without close inspection. Just hope all works out here. EBAY #262420954950— “FIREFLY” SPARK PLUG WITH PRIMING CUP. Number of Bids: 54. SOLD AT: $1,403.08. Date: 5/15/2016. This plug is rated “10” as one of the rarest plugs in the Spark Plug Collectors Guide. The one listed in the guide does not have the priming cup, so this one has to be rare as heck. Spark plug col- BONHAMS STUTTGART MERCEDES-BENZ MUSEUM AUCTION LOT 4— SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION Sports Car Market (ISSN #1527859X) is published monthly by Automotive Investor Media Group, 401 NE 19th Street, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97232. Periodicals postage paid at Portland, OR, and at additional mailing offices. Subscription rates are $75 for 12 monthly issues in the U.S., $105 Canada/Mexico, Europe $135, Asia/Africa/Middle East $135. Subscriptions are payable in advance in U.S. currency. Make checks to: Sports Car Market. Visa/MC accepted. For instant subscription, call 877.219.2605, 503.261.0555; fax 503.253.2234; 170 MORPHY’S LAS VEGAS AUCTION LOT 670—TEXACO MARINE WHITE GASOLINE PORCELAIN SIGN. Estimate: $3,000–$5,000. SOLD AT: $6,710, including 22% buyer’s premium. Date: 5/15/2016. This unique Texaco porcelain sign measured 12 inches by eight inches, and it is the smaller of the two versions. The ship’s wheel and the rope lettering are unusual, and the condition was close to dead-mint. The price was up there, but with early signs condition tells the tale. ♦ POSTMASTER Send address changes to: Sports Car Market PO Box 4797, Portland, OR 97208 CPC IPM Sales Agreement No. 1296205 Sports Car Market