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'73 V1 2 ROADSTER - THE BEST JAG OF ALL? SPORTS CAR MARKET  The Guide to Collecting Classic, Antique, Sports, Hot Rod ez. Muscle Cars Celebrating 15 Years of -A Sports Car Market 1989-2003 A h 441 Ni so 0110111111 FEBRUARY 2003 02 > 74470 17502 USA $5.95 CANADA 58 95 www SPORTSCARmARKET COm • Senna's Suit Brings 32 Large • Why 427 Cobras are Worth $250k • 240Z Prices Finally on the Move • Boss 302 Snapped Up at $30k • Comp Lusso Stuns at $424k 411111 sTIMP VO

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RM AUCTIONS INC. man,. 1948 NARDI/DANESE ALFA 6C 2500 MILLE MIGLIA SPYDER 1934 PIERCE ARROW TWELVE SILVER COUPE 1967 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES 1 ROADSTER 1954 JAGUAR XK120 ROADSTER CAR SPECIALIST' DAVID GOODING  TERRY LARSON  TODD WERTMAN  JACK C. BOXSTROM  866-762-8284 david@rmauctions.com  866-762-8284 todd@rmauctions.com  613-476-9132 jack@rmauctions.com  800-211-4371 OR 519-352-4575 480-984-8501 tlarson@rmauctions.com  MIKE FAIRBAIRN  ROB MYERS  PATRICK VAN SHOOTE...858-454-1800 patrick@rmauctions.com 800-211-4371 mike@rmauctions.com 800-211-4371 rob@rmauctions.com 203-397-0734 dennis@rmauctions.com DENNIS NICOTRA  ONE CLASSIC CAR DRIVE, BLENHEIM, ONTARIO, CANADA NOP 1A0 TEL: 519-352-4575  FAX: 519-351-1337  www.rmauctions.com Premier PUTNAM PASSPORT  TRANSPORT  1 ffil.11111 ,, - 1 dEZ  Gauthier

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 SPORTS CAR (MARKET)  .  &vas Aaborwers 1953 Maserati A6GCS/53 makes $917,665 at Bonhamsl end-of-season Olympia sale. February 2003 / Vol. 15, #2 Keith Martin, Editor and Publisher ON-SITE MARKET REPORTS 28 Bonhams Olympia, England 36 H&H Auctions Derbyshire, England 44 Christie's London, England 48 Silver Tacoma, WA 51 Bonhams Gstaad, Switzerland PROFILES 20 1991 Ferrari 348 tb As fast as a Boxer. So? 24 1973 Jaguar XKE SIII V12 Convertible Why Gary Anderson says this is the best E-type of all. 56 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900C "Super" Sprint Was this the steal of Monterey? 58 1971 Datsun 240Z Values are finally on the rise. 60 2001 BMW Z8 No longer the flavor of the month. 64 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Ford's Trans-Am champion. COLUMNS 6 Shifting Gears Keith Martin 8 The Inside Line Cindy Banzer 13 Ask the X-perts Star vs. Trident by SCM Analysts 14 Legal Files Faking It by Alexander Leventhal 16 Collecting Thoughts Come Home, Carrera by Stanley Bauer 18 Bike Buys 1948-71 BSA Bantam by Paul Duchene 22 Sheehan Speaks Four Cams, Four Seats by Michael Sheehan 25 English Patient Big and Little Cobras by Gary Anderson 61 Porsche Gesprtich Cranky Rollers by Jim Schrager 66 Affordable Classics 1963-64 Studebaker Avanti R-1/R-2 by Dave Kinney 68 Motobilia Senna Suit by Carl Bomstead 78 eWatch The Sniper Gets Sniped by Carl Bomstead DEPARTMENTS 10 You Write, We Read 11 Auction Calendar 51 Display Advertisers Index 55 Fresh Meat 62 Vintage Rally Calendar 67 Reviews 68 Mystery Photo 71 Mystery Photo Answers 70 Twenty Year Picture 70 Comments With Your Renewals 76 Neat Stuff 76 Glovebox Notes CLASSIFIEDS 23 Ferrari 26 English 57 Alfa Romeo 59 Etceterini 63 German 65 Vintage Race Cars 65 American 72 Resource Directory 74 Showcase Gallery 47 - 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster - Early roadster cheap enough at $129k. 40 - 1964 Sunbeam Tiger ex-Works Rally Roadster - At $64k, most expensive Tiger in the world. A; a ., 40(1 , _ - 52 - 1964 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso Coupe - The Lusso climb continues: exSiffert car brings $235.897.

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"If it has wheels on it, and it's parked in my garage, Grundy insures it." Coverage From Grundy Means One Less Thing To Worry About. Finally, a collector car insurance program that is sensitive to your needs and your wallet. • AGREED VALUE COVERAGE • NO MILEAGE LIMITATIONS • HIGH LIABILITY LIMITS AVAILABLE Find Out How Much You Can Save. Call for a fast, accurate quote: 800-338-4005 or log on to: www.grundy.com for a real-time quote in all 50 states. 400 Horsham Road, Box 1957, Horsham, PA 19044 WORLDWIDE Glenn Mounser - Co-chairman. Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance(k. Pebble Beach, CA. -1930 V-16 Cadillac

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Shifting Gears / Keith Martin —Detroit, Michigan T It's a Vision Thing he future of the automobile will be shaped by the collision of grand strategies and the realities of the marketplace. At the recently concluded North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), held at Cobo Center in Detroit, the struggle between car makers to hold and increase market share was palpable and ferocious. Like gladiators in a Roman coliseum, the manufacturers are squaring off, and not everyone is going to survive. On the practical side, there is growing recognition that the era of huge margins from trucks and SUVs, which GM, Ford and Chrysler have depended upon for their profits, is coming to an end. Full-size trucks are now selling only through massive discounts and attractive financial inducements. At the end of the day, these are simply the reductions necessary to make a vehicle price competitive. But once consumers have come to expect these discounts, getting them to buy at sticker price will prove to be nearly impossible. The Japanese manufacturers have decided they want a piece of this lucrative pie as well, forcing the American manufacturers to add content and keep prices low to combat this formidable threat. Consider that the all-new 2004 Ford F-150 pickup, quite attractive overall, is said to cost Ford $1,000 more to build than the current model. But Ford does not plan to increase the F-150's MSRP due to competitive market pressures. Assuming they sell 900,000 2004 model F-150s, that $1,000 decrease per vehicle in gross profit margin translates into a $900 million net loss of revenue for Ford. And that's without even considering the impact on overall sales that new entries into the field, such as the Nissan Titan, are going to have. Ford should focus attention on its fullsize passenger cars. The once-proud Ford Taurus suffers from corporate neglect to the point where, in a recent test of nine four-door sedans priced under $25,000 that I participated in for the New York Times, the Taurus felt two or even three generations behind the offerings from Mazda, Toyota and Honda. Perhaps the profits Ford will forfeit on the truck side of the equation can be recovered by making passenger cars more attractive. In addition to the new F-150, Ford showed the Mustang GT concept. Evolutionary rather than revolutionary, it incorporates many of the successful styling features of past models, most noticeably front end references to the second-generation Shelby Mustangs from 1967-70. The Mustang is now the sole survivor of the pony allow Porsche to continue building definitive sports cars. The real issue for the Cayenne will be the crowded market segment it is entering. By all accounts, the VW Touareg, built on a shared platform with the Cayenne, is an extremely competent vehicle, and priced thousands of dollars less than the Porsche. And the Audi "Pikes Peak" show car, on display at NAIAS, is better looking than either the VW or the Porsche, and built on the same platform. Ford's evolutionary Mustang GT concept. Should Audi decide it wants a piece of the luxury SUV market and build the Pikes Peak, VW and Porsche would seem to be veering dangerously close to the badge-engineer-I; ing that GM is now struggling to overcome. Cadillac was the long-ball hitter at the NAIAS, unveiling their 1,000-horsepower Sixteen show car. Imposing in a flamboyant Art Deco style, the car makes a "rule the world, take no prisoners" statement badly needed by the brand. Recall that the 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham was never built for profit, and yet remains an icon symbolic of Cadillac's dominance of the luxury car segment in that era. GM should build 300 Sixteens and sell them for $200,000 apiece, even if that means a loss per unit of $100,000. That $30 million loss would translate into a positive halo effect for the entire Cadillac brand, allowing an XLR or CTS owner a bit of marque swagger when he saw a Sixteen parked in front of the Four Seasons. Further, with Maybach and Rolls prepared to duke it out at the $350,000 luxury car level, the Sixteen, if priced aggressively, would mark a return to the long-lost American luxury car tradition: bigger, bolder and more bang for the buck. Four years ago, Cadillac had three wheels in the grave. In perhaps the most stunning turnaround in the industry, the brand has produced a remarkable array of edgy, performance-oriented cars that have changed the marketplace's perception and acceptance. To GM, I say, put the Sixteen into production. Build it to an uncompromising, world-class standard. Plant your stake in the ground and challenge not only your own division, but all of GM to stand up to this level of achievement. Avoid distractions. Spend your money where it matters, on definitive product. Fat and Fast Speaking of halo cars, Steve Bridge, who lives in the Black Hills of South Dakota, was inspired to paint the Dodge Viper GTS-R after watching it in the 1996 24 Hours of Daytona. 1,000-hp Cadillac Sixteen. car segment that it started in 1965. Through its styling and a possible 400-horsepower supercharged engine, the Mustang GT could invigorate the performance side of Ford's lineup. On the sports-luxury side of the equation, the Porsche Cayenne will be appearing in showrooms near you any day. Frankly, all the brouhaha about this SUV is tiresome and meaningless. Porsche is a fiercely independent company, and over the years has shown the will to do what is necessary to survive. The 914, 924 and 944 all made substantial, positive contributions to Porsche's bottom line, without doing any lasting damage to the brand. The Cayenne will never be an aspirational car the way the 911 is, but then, what SUV or crossover car is? Let's hope it does well and its profits 6  "It embodies everything that makes racing great for me," Bridge said, "a big fat car going faster than anybody." Bridge completes pencil drawings before starting to paint in what he calls a "wet on wet" watercolor style. "I paint loose and fast," he said. "I just took a 1-inch brush and went for it." Bridge had just started painting when he created this Viper; "Rolex 24 Hour" was only the fourth painting he had done. Painted on illustration board, it measures 30 x 40 inches and is still in the collection of the artist. No prints are available, but he has 13 x 19-inch GicMe prints of some of his other works for $60. When we called, the artist was making notches in the frame of his Triumph Spitfire GT6+ so it could accommodate a fuel-injected Rover V8 in preparation for competitive autocrossing. Bridge may be contacted at 605/342-8507 (SD).• Sports Car Market

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Bonham Incorporating Brooks Auctioneers Museum of Transportation — Brookline, Massachusetts '‘‘ A le of Collectors Motor Cars, orcycles and Autornobitia ay 2003 Ailnes Now Invited :14 OALL.Lty, nharns Bonham's second Boston area sale will be held in May 2003 in the elegant 19th century carriage house..... which for over 100 years has been home to the Larz and Isabel Anderson collection of pioneer motorcars. Some of the finest classic and collector automobiles and motorcycles available will be offered from this lovely - suburban Boston location along with a selection of -fine automobilia. - - Forrnore--information 'about consigning a vehicle, please contact Mark Os-bbrne at Bonhams Sari Francisco office on Tel: 415/391-4000 Fax 415/3914040 or email: mosborne@bOnhams.com or contact one of the folloking . representatives: Jonathan A. Stein (Automobiles) Tel 610/779-9710 Fax 610/779_-3705 or &mail: jonathanastein@aalcom, Mike FitzSimons (Motorcycles) Tel: 203/622-6093 or &mail: fiteng@netscape.net www.bonhams.com USA 500 Sutter Street San Francisco California 94102 (415) 391 4000 (415) 391 4040 fax Europe 10 Rue Blavignac 1227 Carouge-Geneva Switzerland +41 (0) 22 300 3160 +41 (0) 22 300 3035 fax UK Montpelier Street London SW7 1HH +44 (0) 20 7393 3900 +44 (0) 20 7393 3905 fax

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Inside Line / Cindy Banzer SCM Events 6/"How To Examine a Collector Car" is Editor Martin's new multimedia presentation, which will make its debut at the third annual SCM Insider's Seminar at RM's Amelia Island sale, Friday, 3/7/03. The three-hour event will also include a hands-on examination of cars being offered, and unlimited on-site consultation with SCM experts. $175/$300 for two ($250/$450 non-subscribers). Space is limited. Contact david. slama@sportscarmarket.com , phone 503/261-0555 x206. (OR) s/Join Keith and Cindy at Retromobile in Paris. On opening night, Friday, 2/7/03, there will be an informal gathering at 5 p.m. at the jambon eatery at the rear of the hall, near the vendor booths. They will also be attending the Christie's and Poulain auctions. Contact david.slama@sportscar market.com, 503/261-0555 x206. (OR) Position Available 6/Editorial Manager / Senior Copy Editor for Sports Car Market. Work directly with publisher to determine content, work with writers to execute assignments, work with on-site staff to edit magazine. Opportunity to help formulate and implement short- and long-term objectives. Casual working environment except around shipping date for magazine! Professional experience required. Send resume, salary history and requirements to Cindy Banzer, cbanzer@ sportscarmarket.com , fax: 503/252-5854, mail: SCM, 6833 SE Pine Court, Portland, OR 97215. News VAs SCM reported in December, eBay Motors has sold Kruse International back to Dean Kruse. While financial details have not been released, informed sources tell us the price was less than 10% of the reported $150 million eBay paid for the auction house in 1999. 6/Grundy Worldwide has been named Good Guys' "Preferred Insurer." Grundy representatives will now be at all Good Guys events to offer immediate coverage to all qualifying applicants. (www.grundy.com .) 6/Intercity Lines has been named the official transporter for the Dream Car Garage, a program featured on Speed Channel. Dream Car Garage focuses on the restoration of classic muscle cars and modern dream cars. (www. intercitylines.com .) 6/Lamborghini will open a creative design center in Sant'Agata Bolognese this spring. The Centro Stile Latnborghini will mark the company's 40th anniversary. (www.lamborghini.com .) Events 6/The Sacramento Autorama will be held at the California Expo Fairgrounds, 2/7-9/03. Nearly 40,000 hot rod fans are expected to attend. 877/236-0632, fax 503/236-0672, www.hotrodshows.com . (OR) 8  I/The 8th Annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, 3/9/02, will have two featured marques: Corvette and Buick. For the first time, the five Grand Sport Corvettes will appear together. Proceeds of the event are donated to caring for the terminally ill. 800/811-8448, fax 904/ 731-5004, www.ameliaconcours.org. (FL) %/The 10th Rally of Morocco Classic will take place 3/15-22/03. A regularity event open to cars from the 1930s to the '80s, the rally will travel 2,000 km, from Casablanca to Marrakech. +33 1 53 99 97 06, fax +33 1 53 99 97 07, e-mail jfrevents@ wanadoo.fr. (FR) s/The 13th Annual Bell Lexus Copperstate 1000 begins 3/30/ 03. The three-day event winds through some of Arizona's most spectacular scenery, raising funds for the Phoenix Art Museum. 602/263-6977, www.copperstate1000.com . (AZ) Auctions 6/RM Classic Cars will offer more than 500 cars at their 2/7-9/03 Boca Raton, FL, sale. Included are a 1966 Shelby GT350 convertible (one of four built), a 1965 Shelby GT350 R (one of 35 built), a 1970 Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda and a 1991 Lamborghini Diablo (at no reserve). 800/211-4371, fax, 954/566-2212, www.rmauctions.com . (ONT) 6/Christie's will offer three full-scale original Bugatti EB 110 concept models at their Paris sale, 2/8/03. In addition to more than 30 automobiles, a selection of automobilia will be auctioned, including Jackie Ickx racing helmets and medals. 212/ 636-2277, www.christies.com . (NY) 6/Artcurial Briest Poulain Le Fur will auction off three Mercedes-Benz 3005L roadsters, two 300Sc cars and two 500K Cabriolets, all from the Rolf Meyer Collection, at their 2/10/03 sale in Paris. +33 1 58 05 0608, fax +33 1 58 05 06 14, www.poulainlefur.com . (FR) VA 1959 Mercedes-Benz 300SL roadster, a fully restored 1964 Lotus Elan S2 convertible and a 1934 MG-NA Magnette race car will all be on offer at H&H's 2/19/03 auction in Derbyshire, England. In total, nearly 80 cars will be available. +44(0) 1925 730630, fax +44 (0) 1925 730830, www.classicauctions.co.uk . (UK) 6/RM Classic Cars will be auctioning the world's largest Lincoln car collection in Pampa, TX, 2/2023/03. All 266 of the cars from the J.C. Daniels Collection will be without reserve. 800/211-4371, www.rmauctions.com . (ONT) 6/Kruse International has announced the return of their "Classics at the Taj Mahal" auction in Atlantic City, NJ, 2/20/03. Included in the 60-car lineup is a single lot composed of GM's 1953 Motorama show cars—a Cadillac Eldorado convertible, a Buick Skylark convert- ible and an Oldsmobile Fiesta convertible. The lot is estimated to sell for $300,000. 800/968-4444, www.kruseinternational.com. (IN) i/G Potter King will honor Carroll Shelby at their 2/20-23/03 auction in Atlantic City. More than 1,000 cars will cross the block. 856/7686900, www.acclassiccars.com . (NJ) 6/Keith McCormick's Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions will hold its 34th biannual sale, 2/22-23/03 in Palm Springs, CA. Among the hundreds of cars offered are a 1998 Ferrari 456 GTA coupe and a 1969 Maserati Ghibli coupe. The up-to-date lot list can be seen at wwvv.classic-carauction.com . 760/320-3290, fax 760/323-7031. (CA) t/Bonhams will again be staging an auction at the Royal Air Force Museum in Hendon, England, 2/24/03. For more information, visit www.bonhams.com or call 415/391-4000, fax 415/391-4040. (CA) 6/Barrett-Jackson is now accepting consignments for their West Palm Beach, FL, sale, 4/11-13/03. 480/421-6694, fax 480/421-6697, Overheard 6/Eric and Carin Lawrence, formerly the owners of the CPI Value Guide, celebrated the birth of their fourth child, Christopher Lane Lawrence, 12/12/02. 6/Christian Philippsen has retired from Christie's. He has since launched his own Web site, www.cpcars.com , which aims to offer interesting motor cars and introduce great events in which to enter them. Currently, Philippsen has a 1957 Ferrari 500 TRC built for Henry Ford, a 1926 Maserati 26B and a few paintings by Walter Gotschke. On the Move 6/Concorso Italiano, sponsored by GirardPerregaux, announced that their Friday, 8/15/ 03, event will be held at the Black Horse Golf Course at Monterey Bay, located just five minutes north of Monterey. According to event organizers Frank and Janet Mandarano, the move to the much larger site will allow Concorso to continue its growth. There are four highway lanes leading in and out of the new Concorso site, to and from Highway 1 north and south, effectively eliminating the traffic delays spectators and participants faced in the past. The Black Horse golf course layout allows for significantly expanded exhibitor displays, as well as an extended corral area. The new Ferrari area will accommodate 1,000 cars compared to 350 previously. Automobilia vendors will also benefit from the expanded space. Reggie Jackson's 275 NART Spyder at Black Horse. Pictures of the new location are at www.concorso.com/ black_horse.asp. For additional information, contact Concorso Italiano at 425/688-1903 or by e-mail at ci@concorso.com . (WA)• Sports Car Market

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You Write, We Read All letters are subject to editing. Please address correspondence to SCM, PO Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. Fax 503/253-2234, e-mail: copyed@sportscarmarket.com SCM. All too well I remember speaking to you about my thenfledgling car newsletter operation while you were banging out pages of the Alfa Romeo Market Letter. We were both trying to figure out how—or if—anyone could survive offering paper and ink about our favorite subject. Well, you have and done it quite well. I read SCM with two brains. One is the passionate side for automotive information. The other is "How'd he get all this done?" Since I'm still publishing newsletters, (about 830,000 last year) I see yours as a "real" magazine now and know how hard it is to pull all this together while maintaining your very healthy sense of humor and perspective. Dear SCM: Wow, 15 years of cylinder engine and replacement with a 348-c.i. V8 with three twobarrel carburetors is not a surprise, nor would it be a revelation to discover the vehicle now carries an additional gear in the transmission. With no criticism intended for the vehicle, which as you stated in the opinion portion "was well bought," what was a surprise is, assuming the serial number listed was correct, that the restorer converted a Biscayne to a Del Ray.— Fredrick Thompson, Burbank, CA Fredrick, thanks for your thoughtful comments. Fakes, clones, replicas, badge-specials, fakey-doos and continuation cars are all ways to say the same thing: "not a real car " — ED. So, this is a birthday card from all your subscribers who say "thank you" for giving the hobby a voice. There's a persona in SCM that—even though we may not always agree—gives enlightened thought from an informed perspective. This hobby knows itself a bit better since SCM. Certainly we're more visible and credible. Mostly, thank you for not letting us take ourselves too seriously. The hobby is about fun, fellowship, and passionate enjoyment for the little time we have. Please collectively smack us if we ever forget. I know you will. Hudson, via e mail — - (Hudson was the founder of Performance Market Monthly, which was dedicated to highperformance Ford products.— ED.) Dear SCM: In regards to the 1958 Chevrolet Del Ray "clone" that sold at Silver's 2002 Hot August Nights auction (December 2002, page 48), the generally understood definition of a clone, as a copy or replica, is clear enough. Possibly, because of the association of the term with genetically derived animals and soon enough individuals, the automobile hobby should adopt a uniform term such as "representation," because most vehicles, such as the "Del Ray clone," are usually not completely outfitted with equipment or options identical to what may have been available during the year the vehicle was manufactured. For the particular Del Ray mentioned in the December issue, retirement of the original six- 10  Adams Dear SCM: In the January 2003 issue (page 10) reader Joseph M. Gilardi wrote a letter regarding Jim Schrager's July 2002 article on the Porsche 914/6. The rare 914 model to which Mr. Gilardi referred was the 916. One of the 11 prototypes built was federalized and imported into the US by Brumos for Peter Gregg. The story goes that it was driven by his wife, so Bnimos fitted (an overly kind description of the workmanship) an air conditioning unit to make the car usable in the Florida heat. This car was featured on the February 1972 cover of Road & Track and is now in the Automobile Atlanta collection (www.autoatlanta.com ), along with other significant 914/6 and GT examples. — Peter Uher, Marietta, GA Dear SCM: Much obliged for another great issue. Kudos to Mr. Gary Anderson for his dissection of how to handle the $25,000 Jaguar. Probably the most cogent and useful explanation of the evaluation process I have ever read. I am a great fan of Dave Kinney as well, and his auction reporting. I feel that his descriptions are accurate and that his market commentary is valuable and insightful. He could be a little more searing when belittling truly crappy cars, but I enjoy his style. Therefore, I forgive him for perpetuating the inaccuracy that James Bond drove an Aston Martin DB5. (December 2002, CCI, Lot #174, 1982 Aston Martin Volante convertible). Any self-respecting dipshit who ever poured countless wasted dollars into an Aston Martin could tell you that James Bond drove a Series As long as I'm being this picky—for cryin' out loud, quit calling the Volantes "convertibles." It really grates on my nerves! Like, Department of Redundancy Department! Hello! fme work.—Josh Mazer, Annapolis, MD Other than that, keep up the 5 DB4 Vantage. During the filming of "Goldfinger," an actual DB5 was used—but only in sequences involving the ejection seat. Bond's main ride was the Series 5 DB4 that was the display car at the 1963 London Motor Show. I know it was the prototype DB5—when you get past the vernacular, the car was and is still a Series 5 DB4. SPORTS CAR MARKET Editor & Publisher: Managing Editor: Art Director: Editorial Manager: Copy Editor: Subscriptions: Projects Coordinator: GraphicArtist: Keith Martin Cindy Banzer Tyler Roy-Hart Brian Rabold Bill Neill Kristen Hall-Geisler David Slama Kirsten Hegg SeniorAuction Analysts: Dave Brownell, Dave Kinney, Richard Hudson-Evans Sir Dave would be spinning like a top. Let's hope he's not paying as close attention. Dear SCM: I wanted to give my opinion on the $100k collection. I am indeed fortunate, for I have these cars now: 1950 Jaguar XK120 OTS (early metal) ($60k) ($15k) 1958 Austin-Healey Sprite 1967 Austin Cooper S ($25k) All three have their unique charm. The Jaguar for its styling, amazing exhaust note and straightline speed, the "Frogeye" for its responsive handling, and the Cooper S for its overall performance from such a tiny saloon.—Keith Waibel, via e - mail — To see how the current voting on the $100k Collection is going, visit www.sportscarmarket.corn. ED. Dear SCM: I have just received (and read, dropping whatever else I was doing) my first issue ofSCM. I liked it a lot. It is literate, funny and informative. I am glad I subscribed and look forward to many more issues. As for Mr. Whalley's letter on page 10 of January's issue, stating that he was not renewing because SCM was an "effete, elitist magazine," I thought the purpose of the publication was to educate enthusiasts about the market so they could buy enjoyable cars at a reasonable price, whatever that bracket is for them. That doesn't strike me as elitist. Too bad you're not going to get any more hairsplitting, nitpicking correspondence from Mr. Whalley. I can always use a laugh.—Jim Rosenthal, via e-mail• Auction Analysts:John Apen, Chip Baldoni, B. Mitchell Carlson, Scott Featherrnan Contributing Editors: Gary Anderson, Carl Bomstead, Alexander Leventhal, Jim Schrager, Michael Sheehan Contributors: SteveAhlgiim, Bengt Halvorson, Raymond Milo, Steve Serio,TomYoung European Correspondents: Don Wilson, Sabrina Longega Wilson (FR) Internet Specialists: Matt King, Adrian Gilles Database Specialist: Darin Halkides Financial Manager: Deanne Pierce Design Consultant: Scott Abts Alfa Romeo Specialist: Pat Braden (1934-2002) For advertising information, call Tyler Roy-Hart, 503/261-0555, ext. 202; fax 503/253-2234; artdir@sportscarmarket.com . Tosubscribe, call 1-800-289-2819; Outside US: 503-252-5812; Fax 503-253-2234; www.sportscarmarket.com . Questions about your subscription? 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Auction Calendar 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. FEBRUARY Nevada — February 4 SILVER — Reno Florida — February 7-9 RM AUCTIONS — Boca Raton North Carolina — February 8-9 KRUSE — Newton Washington — February 8-9 SILVER — Puyallup France — February 8 CHRISTIE'S — Paris France — February 10 POULAIN LE FUR — Paris England — February 19 H & H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire New Jersey — February 20-23 G. POTTER KING — Atlantic City New Jersey — February 20 KRUSE — Atlantic City Oklahoma — February 21-23 KRUSE — Oklahoma City Texas — February 21-23 RM CLASSIC CARS — Pampa California - February 22-23 McCORMICK - Palm Springs England — February 24 BONHAMS — London MARCH Alabama — March 1 ICRUSE — McCalla Louisiana — March 1 ICA — Gonzales Florida — March 1-2 KRUSE — Ft. Lauderdale Florida — March 1-2 MECUM — Palmetto Florida — March 8 RM AUCTIONS — Amelia Island Arkansas — March 8-9 KRUSE — Hot Springs Switzerland — March 10 BONHAMS — Geneva Arizona — March 14-16 ICA — Gilbert Illinois — March 14-15 MECUM — St. Charles Texas — March 15-16 KRUSE — New Braunfels France — March 16 OSENAT — Fontainebleau California — March 22-23 MECUM — Pleasanton Florida — 22-23 VINTAGE GAVEL — Ft. Myers England — March 24 CHRISTIE'S — London Tennessee — March 28-29 MECUM — Knoxville California — TBA BONHAMS — Los Angeles APRIL Louisiana — April 4-6 KRUSE — Shreveport California — April 4-6 MECUM — Del Mar California — April 4-6 SPECTRUM — Palm Springs Texas — April 5 ICA — Amarillo England — April 5 CHEFFINS — Cambridgeshire Canada — April 8-10 RM CLASSIC CARS — Toronto England — April 9 H&H AUCTIONS — Derbyshire Iowa — April 11-13 MECUM — Des Moines Oregon — April 12 SILVER — Portland Florida - April 11-13 BARRETT-JACKSON — Palm Beach Nevada — April 11-13 "THE AUCTION" — Las Vegas Michigan — April 25-27 RM CLASSIC CARS — Novi Missouri — April 25-27 CCI — Branson Canada — April 25-26 CAR CRAZY — Calgary Idaho — April 26 SILVER — Boise Switzerland — April 26 OLDTIMER GALLERIE — Toffen England — April 27-28 BONHAMS — London MAY Indiana — May 2-4 KRUSE — Auburn Missouri — May 2-3 MECUM — Kansas City Massachusetts — May 3 BONHAMS — Boston Nevada — May 3-4 SILVER — Reno England — May 7 H&H AUCTIONS — London England — May 10 BONHAMS — Newport Pagnell Texas — May 16-18 RM CLASSIC CARS — Katy Illinois — May 23-25 MECUM — Belvidere Canada — May 23-24 OKOTOKS — Okotoks Oregon — May 24 SILVER — Bend Monaco — May 26 BONHAMS — Fontvielle• * Best Drivers! * Best Service! * Best Customers! We've been setting the standard for automobile transport for over 20 years.We are proud to be"America's premier enclosed auto transport company." Visit our Website! • www.intercitylines.com February, 2003  *****"Rated 5-stars by epinions.com " Please Call or E-mail for a FREE QUOTE 1-800-221-3936 • FAX 413-436-9422  552 Old West Brookfield Road •Warren, MA 01083 The official transporters for: The Auto Collections • Barrett Jackson • Bloomington Gold Corvette Mike Mecum Auctions The Petersen Automotive Museum 11 41111,

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Ask The X-Perts Star vs. Trident D ear X-perts: I read with enthusiasm the article by Raymond Milo in the October issue regarding Maserati 3500 GT coupes (page 56). I have been on the lookout for a nice Italian coupe and the 3500 GT seems tofit the bill (i.e., provocative styling, low production numbers and a relatively low purchase price). In the interest of marital bliss, I need to keep the collection at par; so alas, one would have logo. I thought I would part with my 1971 Mercedes 280SE 3.5 coupe—I have enjoyed the car for a few years and it is wonderfully fun. My concern is, after reading Mr. Milo 's article, that as an investment, the Mercedes may be better in the long run than the Maserati. The Mercedes has more mass appeal and most collectors appreciate German engineering. Thus, to my mind the Mercedes may be more marketable. On thefup side the Maserati has very low production numbers and the cost of maintenance is similar to a vintage Mercedes. I would appreciate any advice you can offer to help relieve my quandary—Kevin B. Curtin, Pleasant Ridge, MI Raymond Milo replies: Predicting the future is an activity done by futurists, and in my book they are better at what they do than market analysts, but not as good as television psychics like Miss Cleo. Let's look at both cars, and see which might be best for you. I am very fond of Mercedes 3.5 coupes. At one time I wanted one as my daily driver. (Friends talked me out of it, using high maintenance costs as their argument. The fact that I could not find one that "needed nothing" did not help.) With a sunroof, air conditioning and a good automatic gearbox, it is almost as modern as today's cars and well-suited to the driving conditions in L.A., where I live. Surefooted, with excellent handling, it is only missing airbags and antilock brakes to be mistaken for a current offering. Fortunately the body lines are not of the "wind tunnel, computer generated" variety, and I strongly suspect the build quality, from real wood on the dashboard to a rubber mat in the trunk, is higher than on today's stuff. But the 3.5 coupe is not a sports car. It is a highly refined and very successful example of sophisticated personal transportation—nothing more, but certainly nothing less. The 3500 GT is first and foremost one of the finest examples of a grand touring car, or if you would permit me, a sports car with a roof. It is definitely less comfortable to drive every day than the 3.5 coupe. The 3500 GT exhibits its racing heritage without inhibition, with all of its vices and virtues apparent after the first one-hour drive. One hour behind the wheel will tell you everything you need to know. Maseratis of all types I have seen flogged at auctions and online, nearly every one of them being a gigantic rat hole down which you can throw $100 bills, credit cards and probably even the deed to your house without getting a good car in return. Since you will be the ultimate driver, I humbly recommend that before you sell your Benz, test drive a good 3500 GT. A few minutes behind the wheel should tell you more than any number of articles you read. Dear X-perts: lawn a 1971 European model Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona, S/N 12961, that has about 46,000 miles on it. It is in excellent condition, is black with a black interior, and rides on original Cromodoras. It has been in storage for some time and I am looking to part with it. What is a realistic asking price? After looking at a few magazines I figured around $145,000 to $150,000. Is this ballpark for the car or am I dreaming?—E.E, via e-mail Michael Sheehan replies: In the last 25 years I've sold more than 2,000 Ferraris, of which about 100 were Daytonas, so I know the cars and the market well. It is true that a very low-mileage, late serial number, US car with a well-documented history and all services done might bring as much as $145,000. Your car is not a late serial number, not low miles, not a US car, and according to my database does not have air conditioning. I assume your car has been in storage for years and so is a study in deferred maintenance. Without ever looking at the car I'll assume it needs, at a minimum, all new suspension bushings (about $5,000), new brake hoses (about $1,000), every water hose replaced (another $1,000) and a major service (another $5,000). There is a good chance it will also need ball joints and tie rod ends (another $5,000), shocks (another $2,000) and a set of tires (yet another $2,000). Missing only airbags and antilock brakes. For my money, as an occasional spirited driver, the Maserati is head and shoulders over the 3.5 coupe. The 3500 GT is greatly undervalued today and we now have a "new" Maserati that could possibly rekindle interest in the marque. In an ideal world, you would find a perfect 3500 GT, with all the desirable options (such as wire wheels, front disc brakes, a five-speed transmission, and correctly converted to Weber carburetors) and with a clean bill of health from a marque-specialist mechanic. And you would be able to buy this car for less, perhaps far less, than $30,000. But whatever you do, don't buy a 3500 GT over the phone, or without having someone look it over for you. I shudder when I think of the bad February, 2003  All of these components are, in part or in whole, made of rubber and those parts are many years old and tend to deteriorate with time. Requiring this much maintenance, your Daytona is likely worth about $85,000 to as much as $110,000 "as is." Keith Martin replies: Best case, if your car is indeed in excellent condition, with no stories in its past (color changes, accidents, etc.), and has no immediate needs, I think $115,000 to $125,000 is an appropriate value range. Black is a good color, but the mileage hurts. Even though 46,000 miles is low for a 30-year-old car, Ferrari collectors prefer their cars with zero miles or fewer. If your car has been in storage for long and has service issues, then I would agree with Mr. Sheehan. There is no shortage of Daytonas for sale today—there were five in the Bonhams Gstaad auction (page 51), out of 34 cars total. On the street, as well as in the auction hall, buyers are heavily discounting Daytonas that aren't perfect. Fax your collector car questions to 503/253-2234, or e-mail them to copyed@sportscarmarket.com .• 13

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Legal Files / Alex Leventhal Check That Check have recently heard several tales in which enthusiasts lost their cars when they accepted forged financial instruments as payment. I originally became aware of this type of fraud on the Internet Ferrari mailing list (www.ferrarilist.com). Although I have not been directly involved with this type of situation, my own independent legal research, as well as conversations with a New York state police detective, have confirmed that this type of scam is rampant. I The stories from the e-mail groups and the police are all pretty similar. The seller of an expensive vehicle gets a response to his advertisement from an interested party who, after performing what appears to be the standard due diligence of a savvy buyer, agrees to purchase the vehicle, and to pay for it with a cashier's check, or a personal check that he says his bank will "verify is good." The transaction is closed and the buyer drives away with the vehicle and the title. The seller generally has no idea that anything has gone wrong until he hears from his bank that the check he deposited has bounced (or, in at least one instance, when he hears from the FBI that they are looking at the check in question and want to know where it came from). In the case of a personal check, a scam artist can arrange to have funds withdrawn from the account the check is written on after the seller has called the bank, but before the check is deposited. When the check hits the account, it's bounce time. With a cashier's check, it is possible to create a counterfeit one good enough to fool the branch where it was initially deposited but ultimately found out to be a forgery. In either case, the seller has lost his car and not received payment. What to do? The seller obviously needs to call the police but I would not hold out any great hope that they will be able to recover his vehicle or Owners of genuine classics have been fooled by counterfeit checks. locate the "buyer." The perpetrators of this type of fraud are generally seasoned criminals who have gone to significant trouble to cover their tracks. That being the case, his only hope of recovering is to be indemnified by his insurance company for his loss arising from the "theft" of his vehicle. Even this is not highly likely, as many if not most insurance carriers disclaim coverage for loss due to "anyone causing you to voluntarily part with your insured vehicle as a result of any trick or scheme." Put succinctly, if you get scammed, you lose. Car, title, everything. Affordable, Agreed Value Insurance for Hobbyists American Hobbyist Insurance is dedicated to serving car hobbyists of all stripes. Whether your collector vehicle is a classic sports car, or a new, limited-production vehicle (or anything in-between), we can help. The policy provides Agreed Value coverage, one charge for liability and no restrictive mileage limitations.* Visit our website for an instant, on-line quote or call: 1 (800) 395-4835 wvvw.AmericanHobbyist.com 2501 S.E. Aviation Way • Stuart, FL 34996 AMERICAN HOBBYIST INSURANCE AGENCY Underwritten by American Reliable Insurance Company * Certain restrictions and limitations apply and may vary by state. Not available in all states. CA Lic* 0B92730  14 SCM 02/03 Sports Car Market

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Avoiding this type of situation is more complicated than one might think. The easiest solution, it would seem, is simply to be paid in cash. This is not the panacea it appears to be, however. There are obvious safety and risk issues associated with the transportation of large amounts of cash. Furthermore, cash transactions over $10,000 must be reported to the IRS. If you're a buyer, one way to avoid carrying a briefcase full of cash, especially if you are traveling far from home to make a purchase, is to send a wire addressed to yourself, to a bank at your final destination. That way, after you have examined the car and negotiated a final price, you can go with the seller to the local bank where the wire is coming in, and give the seller the cash in the safety of the bank. If you're a seller, and don't want to deal with cash, the best option is a wire transfer directly to your account, completed before the title, keys or vehicle are surrendered. To my knowledge (this means don't sue me later if someone finds a way to perpetrate a fraud in this area), once a wire transfer has been credited to your account, there is no way it can be removed, and it is as good as a cash deposit. This is the method I have used when selling, with good results. If you are having money wired, be aware that even for US wire transfers, there can be a delay ranging from several hours to a day or more between the time when you authorize a wire, and when it is received by another bank. If you are planning to send a wire, be sure to meet with your branch manager and get everything set up in advance. Be sure the seller gives you the correct information for the bank the funds are going to. Sitting in a coffee shop in Butte, Montana, for three days waiting for a wire to arrive can be a real downer. In the event that you must accept a check to get the deal done, whether it's certified or not (or any other instrument that can be forged, such as a money order), bring it to the institution on which it is drawn and cash it before turning over the title or vehicle. Make sure you do not Tresentini %  gation fig-scale The car is real, the check may not be. have an account at this institution, in any branch. If you do, they can remove funds from your account to cover the check if it ultimately proves bad. This still leaves the seller with most of the problems associated with carrying a large wad of dough in his pocket. Today, most cashier's or certified checks now have an 800 number on them so you can call the issuing institution immediately to verify that the serial number on the front of the check is a good one. Ultimately, when selling a vehicle, the safest solution is to take cash for transactions up to $10,000 and to accept only wire transfers for transactions over $10,000. Any other avenue should be taken at one's own risk. Alexander Leventhal is a car collector and attorney in New York. His comments here are general in nature, and are not a substitute for consultation with an attorney.• q) 1 Oar &Action Fine eAdomegiue eibtoorkg 1938 e_Alia Romeo 2900 Approximately 22" in leny th The Million Dollar Car Collection is a limited-edition series of collectible artworks reproducing ten of the most outstanding examples of fine automotive design. Each car represented is currently worth a million dollars or more. Only 25 of each of these1/8-scale reproductions will be hand-produced in England by famous museum model-makers. Each is as much a work of art as the original car. Contact Karen Schneider: (707) 445-4800 / fax (707) 445-4809 307 7th St., Eureka CA 95501 - KARENSCARWORLD@AOLCOM

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Come Home, Carrera I n 1972, when I was living in South Africa, there were Draconian restrictions on the importation of any exotic automobile (i.e., 120% duty). Eventually I succeeded in obtaining a permit to import a car. For a couple of months I drove my wife, my friends and myself crazy about which car to bring in. The short list was a 911S, a Ferrari Dino and a BMW 3.0 CSi. When I read an article about the introduction of the 1973 Porsche Carrera RS, I rushed to the local dealer to place an order. I was informed that only 100 right-hand-drive cars were to be produced and none were destined for South Africa. As my father and I were long-time Porsche customers, I prevailed upon the manager to do whatever was necessary to get me on the list. He succeeded and I was given a car. In December 1972, my wife and I traveled to the Porsche factory where they had an RS for me to test drive. More than satisfied with the performance, I confirmed my order for a Signal Yellow RS. I had the Carrera logo deleted from the side, as I wanted to use the car on a daily basis and thought it would be less conspicuous. In October 1973 I took delivery of the car in Johannesburg (S/N 9113600918), paying $15,600 for it. I used the car until 1977, when I emigrated from South Africa to the US. As the car did not conform to US specifications, I had to reluctantly sell it, but my pain of parting was somewhat soothed by the tidy sum I got, $26,000. During the last 25 years I have purchased just about every magazine that has had an article about the 1973 Carrera RS. The general consensus is that it is the best Porsche ever made, because of its light weight and responsiveness. In one article in a 1998 issue of Classic and Sports Car, John Surtees tested the ten best sports cars ever produced; included were the Bugatti Type 35, Mercedes-Benz 300SL, Alfa 8C 2900B, Jaguar E-type and the 911 RS. In his opinion, the Carrera was the best sports car ever. All these articles only made my love grow fonder, despite the car's absence. In the interim, I went through a lot of other sports cars, including numerous Porsches-911s, 356s, and even a 928.1 also tried a Ferrari 348, a BMW M3 Spectrum Auction COmpany & The City of Palm 01 _ Stanley's son Justin, back with the RS again. and an Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite (which I sold at Barrett-Jackson's Petersen auction this past June for $9,720, just $5,880 less than I originally paid for the RS). All of these cars were great in their own way, but never replaced my RS. Fast forward to December 2001.While driving down a street in L.A., I noticed an RS in a dealer's window for sale. My heart missed a beat and all the memories flooded back. I test drove the car and nearly concluded a deal, but I started wondering what happened to the RS I left in South Africa. That evening I called my brother-in-law in Johannesburg about the car. He thought he knew who owned it, as there were only two in the entire country. The next morning he informed me that the car was for sale. I could not contain my excitement and called the dealer as soon as possible. He e-mailed pictures of the car and all relevant paperwork. The car had only traveled 60,000 miles and was in concours condition. It still had the original interior, and had been repainted in the original color. I had the car inspected by a local Porsche expert whom I knew 30 years ago. His assessment of the car was that it was the best RS in the world. It had always been in Johannesburg with a dry climate similar to L.A., and had never been in an accident. It had all the tools, tire pump, manuals and complete history with a total of only four owners. I bought the car for $67,000, and it is now in my garage in L.A. I am enjoying every moment behind the wheel, and I'm pretty easy to spot, having the only right-drive RS in all of L.A., if not California or the West Coast.• Spectrum Auction Company 23295 Ventura Blvd. Woodland Hills. CA 91364 SP E cqu - ---_■140. NO ■ RESERVE!..- —/ Car Show & Auction 1966 Pontiac GTO VIN 2421762122373 5&6, 2003 April 4, Hot Rods, Roadsters, Classics, Antiques, Sports Cars and Exotics! Oval' (AO Don't miss these 3 WORLD CLASS events: - 9th Annual Cruise-in!  16  Classic Car Auction! Annual Palm Springs Concours d' Elegance! d5RC 78 • 198 then 20.1 VIN 63C81184 FEATURING A FRIDAY NIGHT SPECIAL - APRIL 4TH 30 CARS TO BE SOLD NO RESERVE! FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL STANLEY ZAHN (818) 99-1132 FAX (818) 999-0816 www.palmspringscarclassic.com E-mail: stanley@spectrumauctions.com Sports Car Market

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Bike Buys / Paul Duchene W 1948-71 BSA Bantam ith vintage Ferrari and Maserati transporters the current rage, how about a vintage pit bike? The 1930s German DKW 125 ("Das Kleine Wunder"), so innovative that everyone stole its design following WWII, is about the cheapest and most distinctive way to putt-putt around the pits at Laguna Seca. With its superior loop-scavenging oiling system and thrifty gas consumption, the robust DKW design was immediately seized as part of war reparations, and manufactured in other countries as soon as 1946. The DKW 125 became the BSA Bantam in England, the Harley-Davidson Hummer in the US, the Yamaha YA-1 in Japan and the Moskva MI -A in Russia. Early models were hardtails, but in 1948 BSA introduced telescopic forks and offered a plunger rear frame. The 123-cc DI Bantam, produced from 1948 to 1963, had four horsepower, a three-speed transmission and feeble Lucas electrics. By the time the model was discontinued in 1972, it grew to 175-cc and 14 horsepower. DI models are the most common and were used by Britain's General Post Office to deliver telegrams—the equivalent of pizza delivery cars. Most were ridden hard, so look carefully, and run quickly from any evidence of GPO red paint. A design stolen by everyone. Harley-Davidson built the Model 125 from 1948 on, using rubber bands(!) in a Mickey Mouse front suspension setup. In 1951 it got telescopic forks. The best-known model—the Hummer—was introduced in 1955 with a 125cc engine and sold for $320. The last few were made in 1966 and the range included a trail bike (Scat) and street bike (Pacer). Highly coveted are the Moskva Ml -As, made in Russia for 20 years beginning in 1946, and the Yamaha YA-1 (Red Dragonfly), built in Japan in the mid-1950s. After WWII, DKW ended up in East Germany, renamed as MZ and that's where World Champion Ernst Degner got his start. When the champion racer defected from East Germany in 1961, his two-stroke knowledge ultimately led to Suzuki's world-champion 500-cc square-four RG-500 Gamma and 14 world titles. BSA Bantams are relatively trouble-free (after all, there just aren't many things to go wrong), though electrics are weak and points need frequent checking. The Internet is a good source for parts for BSA Bantams and Hummers. You'll never have to worry about getting a speeding ticket, and you can impress the gang at the local pub when you tell them you just bought a Hummer that gets great gas mileage. Just don't offer to take anyone for a ride.• Years produced  Colors  Number produced  Engine  Transmission  Weight  Price new  Value today  Perfect 125 rider:  Fun to ride  Ease of maintenance  Appreciation  1948-71 mist green, black, red, blue 500,000 125-cc to 175-cc air-cooled twin three-speed 178 lbs. $100 $100-$2,000 Cost of full service/tune  Engine #  About $10 (DIY) By front engine mounting or on primary drive side of casing Somebody who is never in a hurry to get anywhere. Rating: *Ix*** is best

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RA4 Auc tions. Ferrari Profile 1991 348 tb Berlinetta Chassis number: ZFFRG35A2M0088479 T he 348 tb was a dramatic departure for Ferrari. Its 3,405-cc dual overhead-camshaft engine is mounted longitudinally in the chassis like the 288 GTO. However the 348's chassis is only four inches longer than the transverse-engined 328 GT that preceded it. To accomplish this magic, Ferrari applied lessons learned in its Formula One racing program, developing a transversely mounted gearbox in unit with the differential to minimize the drivetrain's length and contain the masses of the drivetrain for optimum handling. The 348 tb also utilized a monocoque chassis, further reducing its mass and containing it within the extended wheelbase for quicker response. Like other manufacturers, by the time the 348 was introduced in 1990, Ferrari was learning to live with emissions restrictions. Bosch Motronic port fuel injection and electronic engine management delivered 300 horsepower at 7,200 rpm from the 348's four-valve-percylinder engine. Luxuriously equipped with air conditioning, sound-deadening insulation and a multitude of power assists, the 348 has one horsepower per 10.6 pounds of weight, a figure that even today ranks it among the top street performance GTs. The 348's engine was lowered some five inches from the 328, complementing a track that was much wider at the front (1.2") than the rear (4.4"). This made the 348 both more stable and more responsive. The 11-year-old 1991 348 tb Berlinetta shown here is an extraordinary time capsule, with barely 100 miles from new. Years produced  This car sold for $66,000, including buyer 's premium, at RM's New York auction, held September 21, 2002. "...the 348 will do 0 to 60 in 5.4 seconds and will top out at 171 mph. Put in perspective, this is as fast as a Boxer:" So goes a promotional piece I wrote about the 348 for the FAF Motorcars Buyers Guide back in 1991. This proclamation was controversial at the time, but concisely captured the essence ofthis new generation of V8 Ferrari. The macho 512 Boxer was one of the premier supercars of its time. Its looks made high school boys drool, and its performance impressed people even after a $10,000 EPA emasculation. The 348, Number produced Original list price SCM Price Guide    Tune up/major service  Distributor cap Chassis #   Engine #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  a separate chassis and body, the 348 was built with unitized construction. Where the 328 had a transverse engine, the 348 had a longitudinal one. And where the 328 transaxle sat under its engine, the 348 's was attached behind its V8 and mounted in a transverse position. Passenger's side of engine in the V, just in front of the oil filter Ferrari Club of America, P.O. Box 720597, Atlanta, GA 30358; Ferrari Owner's Club, 8642 Cleta St., Downey, CA 90241 www.FerrariClubofAmerica.org ; www.FerrariOwnersClub.org SCM Investment Grade  on the other hand, was just the replacement for the 328. As the lowly kid brother to the Testarossa, it was expected to look pretty but performance was not top priority. However, instead of being just another small Ferrari, the 348 was the precursor to a line of new Ferraris destined to revitalize and invigorate the proud firm. The 348s, and the 355s and 360s that followed, not only looked good, but packed kick-butt performance. They were no longer little brothers to the 12-cylinder and turbocharged 8-cylinder supercars, they were full-fledged alternatives. The 348 was new from the ground up. It started as afresh sheet of paper and changed Ferrari's thoughts on how automobiles should be built. Virtually every component of the 348 was new, the only holdover from the 328 being the basic V8, mid-engined sports car layout. Where the 328 had  Lot #1041, S/N ZFFRG35A2M0099589 Condition: 2 1991 Ferrari 348 tb Sold at $57,750 SCM ID# 27159 Lotus Esprit S4, Porsche Boxster S, Acura NSX, Aston Martin Virage Ferrari has traditionally been a follower when it comes to technology. Enzo Ferrari was legendary for his resistance to disc brakes and midengined cars. The 348 finally featured up-to-date components, and its innovative use of manufacturing technology set it far ahead of the supercar competition. The 348 was designed to be built faster; cheaper and less labor-intensive than any previous Ferrari. So was this 100-mile 348 coupe a good buy? It depends on if you want a 100-mile 348 coupe. Despite the significance the 348 may have played in Ferrari's manufacturing history, it was a dud in the marketplace. Its design was uninspiring and the impressive drivetrain performance was compromised by a far-less-impressive chassis. The electronics, perhaps in an unintended homage to the notoriously finicky Mondials, were plagued with gremlins that caused warning lights to illuminate erroneously, and control computers to fail prematurely. There weren't enough problems to call the 348 a bad car but there were too many to call it a good one. 1989-94 2,895 $105,500 $45,000-$55,000 $4,000 (with cam belts) N/A Top right frame rail, just above right shock Further; the 355 and the 360 that followed were better cars in every way, including that all-important aspect ofvisual appeal. Without question, you'll get more attention showing up at a club meet in a Modena Spyder than you will in a 348 coupe. At the right price a good 348 offers an enormous amount of performance for not much money, but you get no prancing horse swagger Furthermore, it will never appreciate. $66,000 is a heck of a good price for a "new" Ferrari (the MSRP on a 360 coupe is $154,550) but all the money for an 11-year-old coupe from an unloved model. Best bet for the new owner is to put 3,000 miles on it a year, sell it in 2005 for about the same amount paid here, and just enjoy the ride.—Steve Ahlgrim (Historic and descriptive information courtesy RM Auctions.). EBay/Kruse; Atlantic City, NJ; February 23, 2002  Comparables McCormick; Lot #434, S/N ZFFFG36A6L0087416 Condition: 1- 1990 Ferrari 348 ts Palm Springs, CA; November 17, 2001 Sold at $57,750 SCM 1D# 24205

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Sheehan Speaks Four Cams and Four Seats 456 Meets 365 GTC/4 CM readers are aware that our esteemed editor, Keith Martin, is once again on the hunt for a V12 Ferrari. Reading that he was looking for a 365 GTC/4, subscriber John Weinberger of Continental Motors, an authorized Ferrari dealer in the Chicago area, called him immediately. "Do yourself a favor," he said. "Get a manual 1995 456 GT that's just had a recent major service. It's a better car in every way, you'll have much less grief, and it is really a more pleasurable ownership experience for not much more money." And so Martin called your faithful scribe and asked his S opinion. In many ways, the 365 GTC/4 (the "C/4") and the 456 GT are interchangeable. When new, both were built for the affluent buyer who wanted a top-of-the-line Ferrari with two occasional rear seats. What sets them apart from each other is over 20 years of evolution in terms of creature comfort and mechanical sophistication. The 365 GTC/4 is an affordable front-engine 1970s V12 classic with, in my opinion, the best exhaust sound of any street Ferrari ever built. Its 24-valve, four-cam, 320horsepower 4.4-liter V12 propels the C/4 through the quarter-mile in 15.7 seconds. With a 152-mph top end, it has enough performance to put the owner in jail in all 50 states. Power steering makes the C/4 user-friendly and the heater and air conditioning are adequate. The cockpit personifies the '70s look with a large steering wheel, big gauges, a prominent shift lever and rear seats acceptable to human beings under 12 years of age. The C/4 is mechanically simple and can be tuned by a Weberfluent technician. Best of all, you don't need a laptop computer to diagnose anything. At $50,000 to $60,000 for an exceptional example, the C/4 is fully depreciated and might even be rationalized as "an investment," if one excludes the cost of maintenance. The C/4 is a visual and aural fashion statement for baby boomers who long for the 1970s, and with only 500 made you're unlikely to have another one pull up next to yours in the parking lot of II Fomaio. Unfortunately the C/4 is now 30 years old, with mechanical, body and trim parts that have far outlived their original planned duty cycle. This makes the C/4 the Ferrari poster child for a very detailed pre-purchase inspection. A major service, should you need one, starts at about $5,000, and the "while-you're-at-its" of new clutches, cam chains, water hoses, air conditioning reseals, new synchros, suspension bushings and shock rebuilds can quickly double or triple that amount. The much-newer 456 GT is a technological showcase, and offers an ownership experience just eight years removed from what is currently available on the Ferrari dealer's showroom floor. Like the C/4, it has diminutive rear seats. For $75,000 to $85,000, you get a 48-valve, four-cam, 5.5-liter V12 engine that puts out 436 hp and 398 pounds-feet of torque. Limited production translates to possible appreciation. The 456 offers staggering performance, blasting through the quarter-mile in 13.4 seconds and 107.5 mph, and tops out at 186 mph. The user-friendly cockpit, luxurious seating, easy-to-read gauges and sixspeed shifter make driving a pleasure. The air conditioning and heating are nearly up to world-class (i.e., Honda Accord) standards. And while the 456 may lack the wonderful exhaust sound of the C/4, its comfortable and quiet cockpit will make a 200-mile drive to your vacation home a memorable experience rather than a reason to get out the aspirin or visit your chiropractor. A major service on a 456 starts at about $5,000 but can go up if you add a new clutch, shocks, etc. Because the 456 is more than 20 years further down the road of Ferrari evolution than the C/4, the potential mechanical and electrical problem list is shorter, and the dependability and parts availability are much improved. As with all Ferraris, a pre-purchase inspection is still mandatory, and with the 456 must include a leak-down and compression test, no matter how few miles the car may have. There have been more than a few disturbing reports of otherwise pristine 456s (and 550s and 355s) having serious compression problems due to valve seats poorly machined by the factory. Not as rare, but easier to live with. 22 1995 456 GTs have dropped from their original MSRP of $225,000 to $75,000 to $85,000. An updated 456 variant is scheduled for 2004, which is guaranteed to hurt the market value of all current 456s. However, their stylish lines will probably keep them from becoming the $20,000 cars that so many 400i coupes are now; I am guessing around $50,000 will be the bottom 456 number, in five years, for a good six-speed car. With 1,548 456 GTs, 403 GTAs and more than 2,000 GTMs built (and still being built)—an 8:1 ratio when compared with the C/4—the newer 456 will never have the same exclusivity as the vintage four-seater. Almost all the same "old versus new" arguments can be made for those choosing between the classic lines of a 365 GTB/4 Daytona (1,279 built) versus a 550 Maranello (3,600 built) or, for those with a few more dollars to spend, choosing between a 365 GTS/4 Daytona Spyder (121 built) versus a 550 Barchetta (448 built). I would guess that in 20 years the value of a C/4, Daytona or Daytona Spyder will probably be more, perhaps double, that of the much more common 456, 550 Maranello and 550 Barchetta. Since both the 365 GTC/4 and the 456 GT were built for the same potential buyer profile (albeit three decades apart), and both are very close in price today and nearly interchangeable in use, the bottom-line question is simple. Does our editor want to revisit his long-lost youth and experience the sounds and sensations of the classic Ferrari he couldn't afford when it was new in the early 1970s, or does he prefer to move up to the world of the 1990s, with all of its technological and creature-comfort advances? Don't let John Weinberger be the only one to give Mr Martin advice. Send your thoughts to copyed@sportscarmarket.com, fax 503/253-2234.• Sports Car Market

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English Car Profillii 1973 Jaguar XKE SIII V12 Convertible Chassis number: UD1S22462 I f ever there was an auto manufacturer to take lessons learned from racing and apply them to their street cars, it was Jaguar. The legendary Dtype was a formidable competitor on the track and Jaguar included all the D's best traits when it debuted the E-type in 1961. Arguably the most well recognized sports car of its era, the E-type had a perfect combination of curvaceous lines, high performance and affordable price. This winning combination helped establish it as an instant hit and its popularity has only grown stronger. The evolution of the E-type is well documented. The initial 3.8-liter model lacked footwell space, had uncomfortable seats, massive brake fade and an engine prone to overheating—yet it was loved. Ten years and numerous improvements later, Jaguar launched a V12 engine in its E-type that provided lots of torque and horsepower. The V12 was not the only improvement for the third and final series of E-types—it was now well appointed with features, while drivability benefited from power steering and brakes. The result was a sophisticated grand tourer. The V12 model pictured here is fresh from a complete nut-and-bolt restoration to JCNA standards. The no-expense-spared restoration was completed four years ago; since then, the car has remained in a bubble, virtually untouched. It is beautifully finished in red with biscuit interior and is complete with optional wire wheels. The four-speed gearbox makes best use of the powerful 12-cylinder engine and the air conditioning will keep you cool in warm weather. These late-model E-types mark the end of an era, and their user-friendly operation makes them highly suitable for all enthusiasts to enjoy on a regular basis. This car sold for $50,600, including buyer 's premium, at RM's Meadow Brook sale, August 3, 2002. Denis Jenkinson, legendary English motoring journalist and co-driver for Stirling Moss when they won the Mille Miglia in the Mercedes 300 SLR, tested the brand-new Jaguar Series III V12 in comparison to his 511 daily driver His conclusion was that it could do everything the earlier six- Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Distributor cap  Tune-up/major service  Chassis #  characterize the entire E-type line. Ofcourse, there was the problem of the punching-bag rubber bumper overriders that were Jaguar 's answer to the US bumper regulations instituted in 1974, the last year of the model. At first glance, the V12 engine looks very complex. Pollution-control equipment, as well as standard power steering and air conditioning, with which most Sills were equipped, add a plethora of pipes, compressors, condensors and hoses to the engine compartment. Nevertheless, experienced Jaguar mechanics say the engine is one of/he best features of the car If it has been well maintained, it is quite reliable, and the one-piece bonnet makes all parts of it quite accessible. As an added bonus, in states with a rolling 30-year exemption for smog testing, modifications can now be made. Jason Len of XKs Unlimited says a replacement SU carb kit and removal of extraneous smog equipment can add 30 horsepower while improving gas mileage. 1971-74 7,990 $8,475 $30,000447,500 $40 $600 Stamped on plate pop-riveted to top center of engine compartment Engine # Stamped on top of engine block, at rear Club .... Jaguar Clubs of North America, 888/258-2524 Web site  Alternatives  SCM Investment rating  www.jcna.com, wwwjaglovers.com AC Ace Bristol, Austin-Healey 3000 Mk III, Jaguar XJS V12 convertible 13 cylinder E-types could do, just at 20 mph faster and at seven fewer miles per gallon. Concluding that he no longer had the reflexes or will to outwit the constabulary by cruising at 120 mph, nor would his expense account handle the double hit of rising petrol prices and decreased gas mileage, he decided to stick with his Series II. In today's market, enthusiasts seem to make much the same decision. In spite of the fact that the 5.3-liter V12 engine with its four Zenith Stromberg carburetors, two on each cylinder bank, offers much the same verve and performance as a V12 Ferrari, collectors aren't willing to spend a premium over the six-cylinder cars. In many ways, the Series III really was the best of the E-types. With a lengthened wheelbase, the model offered more space and comfort on the interior Stylists would argue that in many ways, the design sorts out some of the awkward details of the SH, while preserving the voluptuous lines that 1973 Jaguar XICE SIII V12 convertible (auto) Lot #139, S/N UE I F23639BW Condition: 3- On the interior of the Series Ills, safety regulations undermined the charm of traditional Jaguar design. Wood and metal trim had been replaced by padded vinyl. Metal toggle switches had been replaced by plain plastic rockers. And the lovely wood-rimmed steering wheels with polished plastic horn buttons had been replaced by a leatherwrapped rim and molded rubber hub. However a large tachometer and large speedometer still bracketed the steering column, supplemented by a clock and four no-nonsense gauges above the console, all with black faces and white lettering. This particular car was in excellent restored condition and the buyer was willing to pay at the upper end of the normal trading range for the quality of the restoration. There's no indication that the car has been entered in any Jaguar Clubs of North America concours events, so the true test of the point-quality of the restoration is yet to come. And since the car has not been driven in the four years since it has been restored, it will surely need to be fettled. Nonetheless, given the apparent thoroughness and quality of this restoration, this car should be considered well bought. If properly maintained and driven sparingly, it should do nothing but appreciate in the future.— Gary Anderson (Historic and descriptive information provided by RM Auctions.). Comparables RM Auctions; Santa Monica, CA; May 25, 2002 Sold at $26,400 SCM ID# 28482 RM Auctions; Amelia Island, FL; March 10, 2001 Sold at $25,300 SCM ID# 27943 1973 Jaguar XICE SB1 VI2 convertible (auto) Lot #3, S/N UD1523009 Condition: 3 -

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The English Patient / Garylinnlid Rolling Snake Size er ear Mr. Anderson: I've been interested in Shelby Cobras and have several questions. First, I note from the SCM Price Guide that original 260/289 Cobras sellfor $140,000 to $165,000 while 427s sellfor $190,000 to $245,000. IfIwanted to spend that much money, is the 427 really worth the extra $50,000 to $80,000? Aren '(the 260s and 289s easier to live with and just as much fun? How can I tell the difference between a real Cobra and a replica? Collectibility aside, are there any reasons to consider buying a replica Cobra? Where do "continuation" Cobras rank in the whole hierarchy?—Allen Cary, Belmont, CA The Shelby or AC Cobra is a fascinating cultural icon. We must remember that barely 1,000 of the originals were ever built-655 of the "leafspring" versions with 260-c.i. or 289-c.i. engines on the original AC chassis and 348 of the "coil spring" versions with 427-c.i. engines on the purpose-designed chassis. To get some background, I talked to Dave Light at XKs Unlimited, one of the dealers for the current-production or "continuation" Shelby Cobras, and referred to Original AC Ace and Cobra by Rinsey Mills. There are at least three reasons why buyers are willing to spend 30% more for the 427 (built from October 1964 to December 1966) over the 260/289s (built from January 1962 to November 1964). These reasons are rarity, quality and recognition. want anyone to mistake it for an AC Bristol. For $125,000, it better damn well look like a Cobra should look, rather than a skinny-tired, punyengined foreign thing. Those who can afford this car generally are willing to pay a premium to buy the icon. and little boy. How can you tell the difference between "real" Cobras and replicas? Largely, this depends on how good the replica is. Telltale signs on the wannabes, built on donor Mustang chassis or the like, include square chassis rails rather than the cylindrical tubes and the typical )(ICE rear suspension with inboard discs instead of the outboard brakes and aluminum differential housing. Bolt-on wheels are also typical on the replicas, rather than the knock-offs on Halibrand and GT40 wheels of the 427s or wire wheels on the 289s. Looking at the body, use of fiberglass rather than aluminum is a giveaway, though the best replicas may be built of aluminum. Of course, the replicas generally have different lines since their proportions are dictated by the donor chassis. However, it may be difficult to discern the difference unless the cars are parked next to one another. Fat man... Just by looking at the numbers, you can see that it will be harder to find an original 427 since there were about half as many built. Second, the 427 is simply a better-balanced, better-performing automobile. While the 260/289 had more than enough room for a big V8, the chassis was designed for a much less powerful engine. Suspension was by a single transverse-mounted leaf spring in the front and in the rear, stretching from shock tower to shock tower. The backbone of the chassis was a pair of three-inch tubes 17 inches apart. And in the 260s, steering was by a worm-and-sector box connected directly to the wheels, a pretty unsatisfactory arrangement even with the lower-speed Ace and Bristol engines of the ACs. When Shelby had the opportunity to redesign the chassis, he specified coil springs all around, an independent rear end and a backbone of fourinch chassis tubes mounted 22 inches apart. The changes were much more in tune with the 427-c.i. engine than the original chassis had been with the 289s. Though the car was somewhat less responsive than the leaf-spring cars had been and had a softer ride, it held the road better. Of course, the 427 was a heavier engine on a heavier chassis, so the gain in horsepower didn't translate into a proportional improvement in performance. In fact, a skilled driver in a well-tuned 289 on a medium-length road course can generally stay with a driver in a 427, making up in the corners what he loses on the straights. This was proven many times when these cars were new. The third difference is simply the recognition factor. Ask the average guy to conjure up a picture of a "Cobra" and his sketch will likely include a bulbous rear end, flared fenders, wide tires, that "paper clip" roll bar and a side exhaust. The person who wants to buy a Cobra generally doesn't February, 2003  If you can't afford an original, you can purchase a replica, such as the Superformance cars being built in South Africa, or the Factory Five roadsters being built up with Mustang parts. If you are considering this option, I'd look only at good quality cars. And certainly they are worth considering; after all, there must be a reason why more replicas have been sold than originals were ever produced. If you're looking for a lightweight car with a high-performance engine that is going to be fun to drive, one of the better replicas may be just your dish. In this case, you might also consider a Birkin or Caterham 7 before making your final decision. Whichever, just be prepared for the inevitable question, "Is it real?" Stand your ground and say no, and point out where your replica differs from an original. At least then you'll identify yourself as a true motoring enthusiast rather than a poseur. What about current production cars? These are the ones being built by old Carroll hisself, at the Shelby American plant outside Las Vegas, to the exacting original specifications. They won't be cheap—if you go full-bore and specify a Shelby aluminum-block FE 427 motor, the engine alone is going to be $25,000 to $29,000 and all in you'll be looking at a price comparable to a Mercedes SL500. And this is for a car with a pup-tent top, a suspension that will highlight any mistake you make rather than correcting for your error, and a noise that won't endear you to the fellow concentrating on his putt on the 18th green near the clubhouse parking lot. But you will get the exact experience of the original Cobra, and can stand tall when you're asked "Is it real?" Carroll says it is, and the Shelby Registry says it is, so I guess it is real, even if it's not from the original production run. And though it will never be worth what one of those original cars cost, the current-productions do seem to be holding their value pretty well, which is more than we'll likely be saying about that SL500 in five years. Mr Anderson is publisher ofBritish Car magazine (www.britishcarcom). Please direct your English car questions to copyed@sportscarmarket.com; fax 503/253-2234.• 25

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AC 56 BRISTOL, #BEX226, utterly magnificent in BRG, moss green leather, 16,000 original miles, rare long boot version, simply the best, featured March 8 at the RM Auction, Amelia Island. 613-476-9132. CANADA ON 57 ACE, very good condition, blue, new tires, brown leather. eldfad@aol.com $40,000 obo. 773-871-2663. IL 60 BRISTOL, Ford powered, looks stock, very strong, excellent condition. $42,500. 818-762-9269. CA ASTON MARTIN 79 VANTAGE, near Concours, 28,300 miles, always garaged in Tucson, complete fitted luggage, wicked fast, 5-speed, many spares, if you would like to discuss the history of this fine automobile feel free to contact me. $105,000. Mel, 520-795-0444. AZ 79 VOLANTE, convertible, 5-spd, silver with navy top and leather, 17K miles, one owner, as new. $65,000 best offer. 530-4352627. CA AUSTIN HEALEY - 54 BN1, original color Healey blue nonmetallic, running, not rusty, very straight, needs restoration. $8,300. 616-891-5973. MI 55 100S, fully race-prepared for vintage racing. 2002 Louis Vuitton Concours d'Elegance contender at Burlingham Club. White over lobelia blue. FIA papers, SVRA Blue Book. Full information pack available for serious inquiries. meford 464@aol.com $125,000. Mary Ellen Ford, 434-923-8389. VA ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Only $15. 56 100M 8N2, factory built, excellent condition. $47,500. 719-632-5186. CO 60 BUGEYE SPRITE, good solid dry west Texas car to restore, complete except seats, all original, good title, last run early '70s. $2,995 obo. 915-659-8716. TX 61 3000, new paint, soft top, tires, brakes, has hard top, overdrive, blue with white trim, dual carbs, extra nice, drive home to anywhere. $22,000 best offer. Chas Petty, 812-482-4406 shop. 812-482-1628 home. IN 63 3000 Mk II BJ7, silver with black interior and black top, spokes with new tires, very nice paint, chrome and interior, runs and drives excellent. $19,500. Bruce or Paul, 920-787-2656. NY 63 3000 Mk H, green, black, tri-carb, overdrive, roll-up windows, right hand drive, mint. $26,900. 516-541-9541. NY 67 BJ8, show car, 63,000 miles, flawless black over red interior, 1,000 miles on fresh engine, clutch, polished carbs, hand-rubbed burl oak dash, new top, Lucas lights, strong runner. metroeng@bestweb.net $30,000. 845-878-4321 weekdays. NY 67 3000 BJ8, fully restored 5 years ago to a high standard, ready to enjoy, www. rpmvt.com, 802-877-2645. VT 67 Mk III, excellent running condition, 2nd owner since 1974, 98,000 original miles, 2tone black/silver, excellent interior. purplang@fix.net $18,500 obo. 805-4613494. CA BENTLEY 30 BIRKIN BLOWER, A magnificent recreation constructed in 2001 on a 1935 Rolls-Royce chassis. Aluminum bodywork over an ash frame, 4.5-liter supercharged Bentley Mark IV engine producing 225 bhp. Petersen Engineering has built the car with an unbelievable attention to detail. The motorcar appears as a fully restored original. The Blower is a joy to drive with its ample power and hydraulic braking system. Must see to believe! Other re-creations are available via special order. www.continentalautosports. corn POA. 630-655-3535. IL JAGUAR 50 XX 120 OTS, registered, running, consistently maintained, #670211 $25,000. 520-886-3405. AZ 51 Mk V, dhc, lhd, the most solid original car, no rust, runs well, new red leather interior. $30,000. 732-938-5326. NJ 52 XX 120, roadster, rust-free body, matching numbers, accident-free. 203-778-2601. CT 53 XIC 120, dhc, #677906 is an A-titled car with 30,000 miles, British Racing Green and saddle leather interior, meticulously restored, all numbers matching car and an asset to anyone's collection. $65,000. 724864-3820. PA 55 D-TYPE, s/n XICD-515. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors. com. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA BRG/black SS buckets, Derrington steering wheel, LawrenceTune intakes, rocker cover, exhaust, new rear springs, front end rebuilt, racing stub axles, 4.1 limited slip diff, bonnet strap, new top/tonneau, fog rights, badge bar. Drives like a new SuperSport! New California Legal Plus 8's: Mulsame been (BRG) Fountain Blue (Silver Blue met.) Blu Pord (Navy blue, non met.) Black Emerald (dark green pearl met.) Black Garnet (pearl black cherry met.) Pre-Owned: '87 Plus 8, Corsa red alloy bodied, tan leather, Fuel Injected gasoline engine, Chrome Wire Wheels, luggage rack, approx. 5k orig. miles. '87 Plus 8, Silver alloy/black leather, reclining seats, walnut dash, Nardi wood rim steering wheel, 22k orig. miles, new black sailcloth top. '84 Plus 8, Corsa red/black SS buckets, ribbon mahogany dash, chrome instruments, Euro bumpers, rack and pinion steering, MotoLita steering wheel, 35k miles. '67 Plus 4, BRG/black leather, painted wire wheels, mechanically gone thru stem to stern, drives great! '65 Plus 4 SuperSport, #5926, 2 owner, 100% original 39k mile car; '64 Plus 4 Drophead SuperSport, chassis #5730, frame off restoration, shown 4 times, 4 Best in Class, Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, 1999, Morgan Class; Best in Class @ Cambria (Western National Morgan Meet); totally correct, 1 of 4 or, arguably, 5 Drophead SuperSports ever built. LHD, Brick Red Exterior/Dark Tan interior, Webers, correct LawrenceTune ancillaries, 72 spoke stainless wire wheels, MotoLita steering wheel. '63 Plus 4 Four passenger, chassis #5258, red/black leather, painted wire wheels, new paint, new leather, fresh service, new diaphragm clutch, badge bar, bonnet strap. Gorgeous car! Vintage Rally Equipment: Halda, Heuer, Minerva, Breitling. 1130 n Authorized Morgan Motor Car Dealer DENNIS GLAVIS, MANAGING DIRECTOR • (310) 998-3311 WWW.MORGANWEST.NET • 3003 PICO BOULEVARD, SANTA MONICA, CA 90405 USA 26  57 XK 140, roadster, 3.5-liter, steel-wheel model, some parts missing, excellent donor car or parts car, several new parts included, also includes top, side curtains, running gear, radiator, interior, chrome work, matching numbers, title. $7,500. Chuck Pilate, 586-530-8561 cell. MI TWO XK 140 ROADSTERS, both sorted and ready to go, can be seen on WWW. rpmvt.com, call 802-877-2645. VT 61 Mk II, 3.8 saloon, 45,000 miles, original unrestored excellent condition, perfect for JCNA Preservation class, black with tan interior, always garaged, no rust. $20,000 obo. 610-358-4055. PA 63 coupe, older restoration, used very little, still a beauty, rebuilt 4.2 engine, double ohv 6, 265 hp, new upholstery, red/black, great car. $25,500. 707-778-3775. CA 64 XICE, red, black, original numbers matching, perfect, panels fit perfectly, original interior, completely rebuilt valves, bearing, ring, etc, with D-type cams ported, polished, trick, matching head, everything is original, the car is perfect, dry, no rust. $45,000. 847382-6227. 847-884-8949. IL 66 MARK X, 4-dr sedan, blue gray, 4.2-liter engine, 75,000 miles, new brakes, matching #s, same family 36 years, no rust, excellent chrome. $15,000. Tom, 404-233-6932. GA WEST 67 Ma, OTS, BRG, biscuit, stunning restoration, on southwestern car, every nut, bolt, hose and system has been replaced with NOS or new, less than 800 miles on restoration, average score 99.86 JCNA, runs flawlessly. $61,250. 315-424-1657 days. 315329-0201. Fax eves NY 68 XICE, Series 1-1/2 2+2 4.2 coupe, excellent drivetrain with auto trans, new paint in original Warrick gray with light gray interior, very clean straight body, chrome wires, new exhaust and brakes, great driver that looks terrific. $17,000. Tuffy, 808-735-1427. HI 70 XKE, roadster, 70K miles, absolutely no rust, 2nd owner, always garaged, white with beautiful original red interior, 500 miles on rebuilt engine. jsrowell@cs.com $35,000. Steve, 336-924-9106. NC 73 XICE, beautiful 12-cyl automatic in very good condition, original engine with low miles (52,800), a rare beauty that I had to have 7 years ago but my collection is now out of control, white exterior with sunroof, original red leather interior. $35,000. Ted, 626-359-2470. CA 74 XICE, roadster, red, black interior, black top, original owner for 12 years Jacques Cousteau, auto, a/c, wires, fresh concours paint job, trades welcome. $44,950. 800930-4002. 954-895-7940. FL LOTUS 50 ELITE SERIES I, unrestored original, daily driver. $27,500 or offer. 5 10-7872106. CA 65 S2, 26R bodied, MWE 180 hp injected, sumped 1.6, Quaife 3.99, full CV, hardened stubs, strengthened, boxed, powder coated, frame, full Spyder roll bar/suspension, fuel cell, Wilwood calipers, too much to list. $34,000. Andy, 818-903-9418. CA 66 ELAN S3, fiberglass Cabriolet, fresh BRG respray, new black top and interior, strong, race tuned Ford Lotus twin-cam engine with dual Webers, many extras, near new radial tires, tonneau and dual covers, set up for street, go racing on weekends. $17,500. Tim Matthews, 626-578-1587. CA 67 ELAN, coupe, guards red, older groundup restoration with recent suspension and Stage 3 motor upgrades. weeleyl@msn.com $23,000. 520-743-7650. AZ 68 ELAN S4, roadster, knock-offs, head just done, strong driveline, needs paint, rugs. $10,900 offer. 203-744-3061. CT 71 ELAN S4, SE dhc, 1,000 miles on frameoff restoration, Webers, new knock-offs, dash, stainless headers, dynoed 137-hp twin-cam, virtually everything restored or replaced, too much to list, I doubt you'll find a nicer Elan. $22,500. Alan Andrea, 847-433-7900 days. 847-234-2776 eves. IL M.G 51 TD, original, good running order, no rust, kept in heated garage. rsj4240@msn.com $10,750 obo. 610-489-7801. PA 57 MGA, 1500 roadster, 4th Florida owner, 55,800 original miles, recent restoration, excellent condition, wire wheels, Olde English white on red leather interior. gmriching@earthlink.net $15,500. 863648-4488. FL 62 MGA Mk II, roadster, immaculate black/ black, chrome wires, new top, stored since full restoration. $18,000. 702-456-9941. NV 64 MGB- GT, roller, partially restored, fenders, rockers, etc in primer, all glass, rubber removed, many extras, (whole car) minus motor, trans, rad, modified slightly for Chevy V6 and 5-speed. $2,700. Joe, 812-936-9139. IN 72 MGB, aqua, black interior, wire wheels, rebuilt carbs, brakes, newer top, newer Pirelli tires, body in great shape, interior great, drives well. csccc@fuse.net $6,500 obo. Mike, 513-921-4100 leave msg. OH• Sports Car Market

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f 2002 didn't end with a bang, at least it didn't go out with a whimper. The sales we cover this issue racked up some serious numbers, including $4m from Bonhams Olympia, $1.5m by H&H in Derbyshire, $3.2m by Bonhams' Gstaad festival of extravagance and $ 1 m from Christie's London event. While the past few issues have concentrated on American events, four of this month's five reports come from Europe, with the Silver Tacoma sale adding a little Stateside color. As the dollar continues to weaken against the Euro, the horde of American buyers flitting overseas to pick up a bargain or two has diminished. The majority of the most expensive cars that changed hands stayed on the far side of the pond. Ferrari enthusiasts look to Simon Kidston's one-marque Gstaad sale as a weather vane for the coming year, and the prevailing winds seem to be good. Lussos continue on their deserved upward climb, with two making $235k and $424k, both amounts unheard of a year ago. continue to chase their own tails when it comes to value, with a 328 at Gstaad bringing more than a Testarossa, just as SCM predicted, two years ago, would happen. The styling of the 308/328 series continues to be timeless, that of the Testarossa now has all the sex appeal of a crumpled-look Don Johnson white linen sports coat offered on a Nordstrom closeout rack. Simon Hope of H&H deserves kudos, as his "little engine that could" auction house continues to take on the big guys, nipping at their toes like a terrier. This show was a big risk for him, and I'm sure there was a sigh of financial relief from his accounting department when the Cobra got done at $266k, and the Cooper T51 at $140k. Restored GTEs continue to show strength, perhaps as enthusiasts rediscover the classic lines of this most handsome of all Ferrari 2+2s. And late-model serial production Ferraris And Christie's put on a workmanlike show, offering a host of unusual cars, including a 1903 Renault Tourer that brought $48k and an 1899 Clement-Panhard that made $77k. These are motor cars that are almost completely unknown in the US, but have great historical significance. Christie's highly trained specialists deserve credit for unearthing them and putting them in front of an appreciative audience, where they both brought top dollar. Top cars, in front of the right audience, bring strong money. And lesser cars struggle, usually to no avail, just to get the market's attention. ED. The value story continues to be the same. — SCM 1-6 Scale Condition Rating 1: National concours standard/perfect. 2: Very good, dub concours, some small flaws. 3: Average daily driver in decent condition. 4: Still a driver but with some apparent flaws. 5: A nasty beast that runs but has many problems. 6: A non-running car in wretched physical condition that is probably only good for parts. February, 2003 Palace Hotel: posh setting for hawking diamonds, Patek Philippe watches and Ferrari motor cars. Auction Companies Key: B =Bonhams  H = H&H Auctions  10 Ten Sales This Issue 1. 1953 Maserati A6GCS/53 coupe, $917,665, B 2. 1947 Ferrari 166 roadster, $771,501, B 3. 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 coupe, $455,903, B 4. 1964 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso competition coupe, $424,362, B 5. 1964 AC Cobra 289 GTS roadster, $266,900, H 6. 1964 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso coupe, $235,897, B 7. 1959 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa replica, $232,753, C 8. 2001 Ferrari 550 Fiorano Barchetta, $227,223, B 9. 2001 Ferrari 550 Barchetta, $209,595, B 10. 1964 Ferrari 275 GTS Spyder, $183,853, B 10. 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder conversion, $183,853, B American Iron in England '57 Chevrolet Corvette cony., $44,274, C (p.48) '64 Chevrolet Corvette cox, $29,971, B (p. 34) '55 Ford Thunderbird, $37,916, B (p.34) '56 Ford Thunderbird, 94,903, C (p. 48) SCM Market ReportI 54m total at Olympia makes Bonhams tops in Europe- .' Northern upstarts pass biggest test with Ell% sale rate. Postwar Rollers '54 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith sedan, $50,554, B (p. 30) '78 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Sedan, $11,540, H (p. 42) '80 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow sedan, $7,748, C (p.46) Postwar Bentleys '56 51 Continental fastback, $85,722, H (p. 38) '60 S2 Continental convertible, $75,616, B (p. 30) C=Chnstie's S = Silver '80 T2 Sedan, $23,472, B (p. 32) '85 Continental convertible, $92,316, H (p. 42)

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Market Reports EB Bonhams Olympia, London, England December 2, 2002 Auctioneers: Robert Brooks and Malcolm Barber Number of automotive lots: 98 Number of automotive lots sold: 71 Sale rate: 72% Sale total: $3,952,778 High: Lot #1036, 1953 Maserati A6GCS/53 competition coupe, sold at $917,665, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 15% on the first $80,000, 10% thereafter Report by Richard Hudson-Evans Market opinions in italics onhams reinforced its position as Europe's top auction house for transport collectibles when they secured new owners for the majority of the more than 1,000 lots on offer in their annual end-of-UKseason marathon at London's Olympia 2. From a $917,665 1953 Maserati A6GCS/53 competition coupe to a $1,986 1985 Sinclair C5 electric three-wheeler, there was a Christmas present for every taste and pocket. And with a gross just shy of $4m for the automobiles alone, the London house comfortably outperformed all of their competitors who staged five rival events during this over-served auction period. B The top seller, albeit in an aftersale, was the stunningly beautiful 1953 Maserati A6GCS/53 that, after a spell as a Spyder by Fiandri, had been correctly rebodied by Church Green Engineering and Paul Grist as the Pininfarina-style Berlinetta it originally had been. Much exercised in recent years on retro-events as diverse as the Mille Miglia and the Tour Auto, the car was unsold under the hammer with the bidding board reading $847,800. However, Bonhams announced post-sale that the car had been sold, and chassis number 2060 cost the new owner $917,665. The highest price determined under the gavel was clocked up by a 2001 Ferrari 550 Barchetta in as-new condition, which established the latest public valuation for this model at $209,595. Totally mint, restored examples of an open 1964 275 GTS and a closed 1963 250 GT Lusso made $166,420 and $161,239 respectively—both bravely offered without reserve. Good buys, too, were an expensively cosmetically and mechanically refurbished 1967 330 GTC for $71,435 and a 1969 DeTomaso Mangusta for $50,554. 28  A 1920 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost with an Alpine Eagle spec-chassis and Labourdette skiff-decked torpedo tourer coachwork, which had actually been driven through London traffic to the auction, was keenly contested until gavel fall. The top performer among a raft of old Rollers, it cost its fortunate new owner $142,242. Another French coachbuilt to exceed the auctioneers' forecast was a 1935 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental with sports sedan body, this time crafted by Kellner of Paris. Thanks to having had $262,190 lavished on a major makeover at Ristes of Nottingham, it thoroughly deserved its $133,607 result. The 52nd and 35th of the 240 alloy-bodied XK 120s to have been factory-built came to market here with the former, an ex-Terry Cohn Collection right-hand-drive car, making $65,940. The latter, a left-hooker once exhibited in the Dallas Motor Museum as part of the Sluyter family portfolio, sold for $62,800. Both had been bodily restored and repainted, with steel road wheels, hubcaps and full rear wheel spats retained, but still had their original leather interiors, cracks and all. Perhaps the most surprising performance of all, though, was that of a 1904 Argyll five-seater with a 10-hp twin-cylinder motor. Apart and incomplete, a machine that had been 54 years in restoration, the ancient Scot last took the high road in 1914 and, in my view, had been rather ambitiously estimated to fetch $54,950 to $70,650. Auctions never cease to surprise and prove the pundits wrong, though, and this primitive certainly did by gavel fall. The project was taken on for a hugely generous $130,153. Apart from the star Maser, there was much clucking of experts to be heard during viewing and on sale day around a 1932 Riley 14/50hp Light Six. Was the Alpine Tourer four-seater coachwork right—as per a Hancock & Warman original? Also, was it correctly proportioned around the nether regions? Could this once have been a sedan and been given a chop? The elbowcushioning bolsters on the insides of the B-pillars looked like they had been in place for years, but the back end looked too boxy. Whatever the case, the old Coventry car did offer much charm and had some potentially value-enhancing provenance of having spent 20 years or more in the museum-based Collection of Prince Rainier of Monaco—perhaps HRH employed it to transport Princess Grace on picnics. Anyway, more than one party wanted it sufficiently for bidding to charge upwards into the guide price band, the winner being prepared to invest more than mid-estimate money to clinch ownership. It was after all a lovely old prewar Riley, and an open one at that, and it did have some defmite Royal Riviera history. What more could a chap want?—R.H-E. ENGLISH 1904 ARGYLL 10HP Tourer. SN 655. Eng.# 7968. Blue/creme. RHD. Last used in 1914. Acquired as a project in 1948. 54-yearold incomplete restoration interrupted by demise of third owner in 2001. Twin-cylinder motor said to run. Marked repaint to original color. #1039 - Older retrimmed seats marked, too. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $130,153. Actually a Scottish car, as made in Glasgow. Incredibly rare, and eligible for the London to Brighton Run, hence nearly twice the top estimate of $70,000 resulted. #1072-1920 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER GHOST ALPINE EAGLE Torpedo Tourer. Body by Labourdette. S/N 40FW. Eng.# K41. Two-tone blue/off-white. RHD. Odo: 73,799 miles. Dual sidemounts. Fair older repaint with many touched-up marks. Cracked leather. Good nickel plating. Mechanically well maintained. One of only 12 cars selected to take part in Queen Mum's 100th birthday parade. Driven to auction. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $142,242. Deservedly generated well above the top estimate of $115,000. French-crafted body with skiff decking behind rear seat quite pretty. #1058-1920 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER GHOST 4015011P Dual-Cowl Tourer. Body by Wilkinsons. S/N 39EE. Eng.# L180. Crème with black fenders/brown. RHD. Odo: 9,007 miles. Barker-style body. Following 1969 acquisition by BP, fully restored and rebodied as a promotional vehicle. Older repaint still very good with only minor marks. Good nickel plating. Fair older scuffed leather. Beaded-edge wheels. Rear windshield. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $99,695. Advertised as "the best car in the world" when new. Looked authentic enough, but was retro-bodied. Correctly valued at $10,000 below the lower estimate. #1097-1926 VAUXHALL 14/40 PRINCETON Tourer. SiN LM3473. Eng.# LM3474. Red with black fenders/red leather. RHD. Odo: 42,697 miles. 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Banhams- - Olympia, UK Market Reports Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $27,083. One of the rarer Rileys. Despite the awkward back-end styling, the Rainier provenance (with the prospect of Princess Grace having possibly traveled in the car) ensured the mid-estimate result. #1027-1934 MG-K3 MAGNETTE REPLICA Roadster. Body by Peter Gregory. S/N KN0286. Eng.# 844AK. Black/tan. RHD. Replicated on original six-cylinder KN rolling chassis with Marshall blower and Laystall crank in original restoration project in 1990. Unused since 1999. Only fair paint with minor marks and scratches—nearly in need of a repaint. Retrim acceptable. Rear windshield. Tool box mounted on running board. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $21,666. Charming and reasonably priced, though it will require a mechanical and electrical recommissioning before use. #1064-1929 ROLLS-ROYCE 20HP ThreeQuarters Drophead Coupe. Body by Page & Hunt. S/N GFN44. Eng.# D3Z. Primrose over black/black. RHD. Odo: 18,810 miles. Rumble was rebodied in Thrupp & Maberly style. Now older repaint, rechrome and retrim still all very good. Twin-mounted spares, rear windshield and travel trunk. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $57,776. Okay, so it's not a genuine T&M body, but it is a great looker nonetheless. And, for just above the low estimate of $55,000, it's surely a good value. #1103-1931 MG C-TYPE MONTLHERY MIDGET Roadster. S/N CO286. British Racing Green/green leather. RHD. Supercharged. Restoration, which included frame rebuild with 1988. Fresh $20,000 repaint and retrim, both mint. Perfect chrome. Brand-new Armstrong pre-select close-ratio box. Much evented. Leather hood strap. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $94,200. Unsold, despite being Mille Miglia eligible. $115,000 would have been more reasonable. When real K3s, ofwhich only 33 were made, come to market now, they usually sell for two to three times this amount. seat, Lucas headlights with center spot. Good paint with only very minor marks. Old cracked leather with some sections renewed. Lots of quaint features like trinket cubby hole and golf clubs locker. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $55,892. Among other notable events, sailed on the QE Ws maiden voyage in 1969. Very attractive, practical to own and run, and almost certainly will be unique on the rally field. Correctly valued by all concerned. #1040 - 1929 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM H 40/50HP Limousine. Body by Croall/H J Mulliner. S/N 2GN. Eng.# X1(95. Black over ivory/black and beige. RHD. Odo: 48,961 miles. #1053-1935 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM H 40/50HP CONTINENTAL Sports Sedan. Body by Kellner. S/N 5UK. Eng.# UU55. Brewster Green over black/magnolia with green new aluminum panels, completed in 1997. Good repaint now with minor marks. Chrome only fair. Very good retrinuned interior, complete with elbow pads on cockpit sides. Recently much retro-evented. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $97,340. Not sold for $62,800 at B&B 's 2001 Northamptonshire sale. The C-type was one of MG 's most successful race cars, with 44 examples sold, and this is one of only eight running Cs in the UK. Rare, in very good order and raising $6,280 over the top estimate. #1024-1932 RILEY 14/50HP LIGHT SIX ALPINE Tourer. Body by Hancock & Warman. S/N 14L999. Red with black fenders/brown leather. RHD. Odo: 61,161 miles. In Rainier piping. RHD. Odo: 31,620 miles. Formerly owned by Dan Sargent of Connecticut. On return to UK, an incredible $262,000 was invested in a restoration by Ristes Motor Co. of Nottingham. Still mint in all departments, including a well-stocked trunk-top tool kit. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $133,607. Being one of the finest 1930s Continental touring cars to come to market recently, the $23,607 above the high estimate achieved here should not be a surprise. #1061-1949 HW-ALTA FORMULA 2 Sports Racer. Body by H W Motors. S/N HS 1 Eng.# GPI . Division. Older repaint good apart from fender cracks. Fun parquet running boards. Plating very good. Travel trunk and exposed chassis at back in poor cosmetic condition. Excellent interior. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $37,916. Straight to auction from wedding duties and, in this condition, spot-on value-wise. #1041-1930 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM H 40/50HP Tourer. Body by Vintage Motor Co. S/N lOGY. Eng.# ZJ85. Red with black fenders/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 79,607 miles. Purchased in rolling chassis form in 1989, when it February, 2003 Green metallic/black. RHD. Odo: 3,517 miles. Dual-purpose, exposed-wheel F2/sports racer with interesting competition history from . Museum Collection for 20 years. Last refurbished some time ago with paint, chrome and leather now all pleasantly worn. Running boards detaching from fenders, weight of twin spares opening up cracks in trunk lid aperture corners. 29

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Market Reports immediate post-WWII era. Lots of chips from many events. Throttle pedal in middle would take some getting used to. Non-original chrome wires. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $133,450. Too unusual and vastly over-reservedfor potential buyers here. Ambitious vendor was seeking at least $157,000. #1111- 1949 JAGUAR XK 120 Lightweight Racer. S/N 670035. Eng.# W10508. Red/red. LHD. Odo: 19,978 miles. Steel wheels and full rear spats. In Sluyter Collection, spent many Odo: 8,585 km. Automatic. Later 4.9-motor factory-fitted in 1967. Last restored in the 1980s. Tight hood fit. Paint still good, but with minor shrinkage and marks. Some chrome poor. Quarter window glass cracked. Leather slightly grubby. Yew wood good. Cond: 1, NOT SOLD AT $102,050. Not sold by Coys for $61k in 1992. Exhibited at the 1954 Geneva Show by Swiss coachbuilder, and the only surviving RType to originally bear a Graber body. Detailing simply not good enough to warrant the $125,600 aspirations. #1043 - 1954 ROLLS ROYCE SILVER - WRAITH LWB Sedan. Body by Freestone & Webb. S/N CLW31. Masons black over beige/ beige with black piping. RHD. Odo: 63,529 miles. Electric division, automatic transmission, Bonhams - Olympia, UK DB4s have been strong on both sides of the Atlantic. As top cars bring higher and higher prices, unimpressive ones like this climb as well. #1023 - Sedan. Body by Touring. S/N LR/114/R. Eng.# 400/114. Goodwood Green/terracotta leather. RHD. Odo: 85,064 miles. Webasto sunroof, 1962 LAGONDA RAPIDE Sports years in Dallas Motor Museum. In 1979, part of bequest to Hope College. Last repainted in the UK in 1984. Paint still very good. Chrome only fair. Original leather dull and scuffed. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $62,800. 35th of 240 aluminumbodied XK 120s. Better cosmetics would have enhanced the mid-estimate result. Still, a bargain considering the low mileage and known ownership history. If brought to #I condition, might top six figures in the US. #1042 - 1950 JAGUAR XK 120 Lightweight Roadster. S/N 660053. Eng.# W12197. Green/ maroon leather. RHD. Odo: 51,082 miles. Steel twin occasional seats, plexiglass sunroof, illuminated cocktail cabinet. Genuine mileage. Complete and original in every detail. Paint excellent. Chrome very good. Interior perfect. Extraordinary. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $50,554. Sold by Brooks at their 1998 Monaco sale for $43,467. RollsRoyce's first postwar model. Deservedly raised $7,000 over the high estimate. #1100 - 1960 BENTLEY S2 CONTINEN- TAL Convertible. Body by Park Ward. S/N BC25AR. Eng.# A24BC. Midnight blue/parchment. LHD. Odo: 29,368 miles. Automatic. 1963 . SOLD AT $65,940. 52nd XK lightweight. Glossier than Lot #11I1 , hence a slightly higher valuation. In England, with Cohn provenance, this right-hand-drive lightweight should have fetched more. wheels and full rear spats. Original panels with good fit. Paint and chrome very good and unmarked. Mostly original re-Connollized interior. "C-type" on cam covers. Ex-Terry Cohn. Cond: 1 - #1025-1954 BENTLEY R-TYPE CONTINENTAL Drophead Coupe. Body by Graben SN BC55C. Eng.# BCC54. Maroon/tan. RED. IF1117111111. four-headlamp upgrade. upgrade. Restored and con- verted from right- to left-hand drive during 1990s. All mint, apart from the driver's seat leather, which is marked. Engine bay like new. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $75,616. The second year for Bentley's 6.9-liter V8. Near mid-estimate valuation about right for a modified Conti, albeit one in great condition. #1070 - 1962 ASTON MARTIN DB4 Series IV Coupe. S/N DB4/949/R. Eng.# 370/960. Dubormet/light blue. RHD. Odo: 7,919 miles. Four-speed. Painted wires. Supposed original paint and brightwork both only fair. Refurbished leather much marked. Carpets renewed. Plenty of fresh mechanical work. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $52,360. Surprisingly, just above the top estimate was paid for this not-particularly-nice car 30  Last restored in 1992. Some bubbling to repaint. Brightwork good. Most leather renewed and fair, though the original seat squabs are cracking. Wiper-marked windshield. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $29,830. The last of Aston's sixcylinder DB series. A manual-shift DB6 in this condition is worth slightly more than the amount bid, but not the $40,000 estimate. #1037 - 1973 JAGUAR )(ICE SILI V12 Road- ster. S/N 1S2231. Eng.# 7S1548. Silver/black. RHD. Odo: 45,862 miles. Automatic, chrome wires. Freshly and fully restored. All very good, apart from a milky laminated windshield edge. Sports Car Market four-speed. Sold in the Brooks 2000 Aston sale for $25,526, since when $11,600 has been spent on underside repairs and belts. Paint generally good, apart from bubbling around engine bay lip. Door handle chrome poor. Lovely original interior. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $25,277. The Rapide rode on a lengthened DB4 chassis with De Dion rear suspension and a 4-liter DB4 twin-cam engine. This "working" example was correctly valued. The new owner got the repairs for free, thank you very much to the seller for the favor #1110 - 1969 ASTON MARTIN DB6 Mk I VANTAGE Coupe. S/N DB6/4073/R. Eng.# 400/4285NC. Dark blue/black leather. RHD. Odo: 65,020 miles. Chrome wires, five - 01  _ - AO 4, speed.

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A AECE t1r,4mEr,can flacmg 11story• In 1957, three unknowns in Northern Minnesota decided to build a car that would challenge the best that both Europe and the US had to offer in two-seat racers: the Echidna. Though of modest means, they were wealthy in engineering skills, common sense and ingenuity. They built three racers that very often beat internationally famous stars driving the best that Italy and England had to offer, and kept the all-conquering Scarabs honest. The three drivers/builders/owners were true amateurs and entered a limited number of races, yet the number 64 driven by Bill Stayer won the 1958 B-modified National Championship. This is the car which is now offered for sale. • ' • Echidna leading Lloyd Ruby 's 4505 Maserati - Meadowdale 1959. The ecHictivAi • . a v  ,  , -Ae.', ..... • 10  • 11=-'. ‘"1""1 yiker. 4" • 111 • 4 1.4 ,1  • •  , 41. 111I The Echidna was constructed using mostly Chevrolet off-the-shelf components, skillfully modified for their purpose. They produced an 180016 car that developed over 350 HP at 6500 RPM. The engine started as a stock Corvette 283ci unit, which was enlarged to 339ci (5650cc) with Rochester fuel injection. The car still has a negligible cost of maintenance. BEAT THE SEVEN-FIGURE EUROPEAN CARS FOR A FRACTION OF THE COST BB One Exports - Raymond Milo, le patron 8375 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069 (323) 656-7483 - fax (323) 654-8788 e-mail: bbone8v@dslextreme.com The car has a fully documented, very extensive racing history and an unbroken chain of known ownership. Echidnas have been written up in numerous period magazines (Sports Car Illustrated, Auto Week) as well as current vintage publications (Vintage Motorsports). All three cars survive, all three have been period-correctly restored, and all three are actively campaigned The example offered for sale was invited to race this August in the Monterey Historics at Laguna Seca and is in perfect race-ready condition.

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Market Reports London-Brighton Run regular since 1948. Current paint very good. Lots of brass to polish. Driver's seat leather cracked. Passenger seat back patched. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $64,527. Really nicely presented vet, which was clearly mechanically up to scratch. Hence, $10,000 above top estimate paid #1033-1904 PEUGEOT TYPE 69 6HP Cond: I-. NOT SOLD AT $34,540. Vendor was looking for $51,800, which was unrealistic for an auto-shift V12. #1032-1978 McLAREN-COS WORTH M26 Fl Racer. S/N M26/5. White over red over white/ black. Twice World Championship Grand Prix points scorer for Patrick Tambay. Also Tourer. S/N BS8224. Eng.# AG5953. Dark blue with wood fenders/black. LHD. Spider seat. Period-correct oil sidelamps by Ducellier. Double- Bonhams - Olympia, UK manufactured c.1947. Bodied in the early 1990s. Deliberately flattish paint, though with many marks. Interior only fair. Dull engine bay presentation. Sharp rear edge of cockpit must be painful. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $64,527. Touring body replicated to Luigi Fusi design. Despite iftjr-ness, certainly looked the part, and did generate mid-estimate money. #1036-1953 MASERA1IA6GCS/53 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 2060. Eng.# 2060. Silver metallic/black. LHD. Superbly restored driven by James Hunt at Watkins Glen to seventh in 1978 US GP. Full cosmetic restoration in the late 1990s, now with only very minor show wear. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $188,400. Potentially extremely competitive and practical-to-run historic 3-liter Fl with a Ford Cossy motor. Worth at least this, owner was hoping for another $30,000. #1096-1980 BENTLEY T2 Sedan. S/N 5BH0040393. Eng.# 0040393. Silver sand/ brown. RHD. Odo: 21,742 miles. Automatic. twist boa-type bulb horn. Converted to coil ignition. Nice patina from older restoration. Both wooden mudguards cracked through. Leather seat squabs very worn. In need of a running rebuild. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $30,694. Pretty with cape cart top and detachable spider seat. Buyer thought it worth paying $5,500 over the top estimate. ITALIAN #1101 1928 LANCIA LAMBDA 8th SE- RIES Coupe. Body by Airflow Streamline. S/N 20354. Eng.# 10370. Gray with lighter gray sides/gray. RHD. Odo: 48,390 miles. Rebodied to closed Berlinetta coupe spec. Lovely condition, slightly worn through eventing. Full cage with sidebars. Vendor commissioned removable sunroof panel to accommodate his height. Full harnesses. Fire system with extinguisher in trunk. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $917,665. Having been unsold at $847,800 under hammer, declared sold postblock. Drop-dead gorgeous and quite rightly the most viewed auto of all the endof-season sales. #1021 - 1963 FERRARI 250 GT LUSSO Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 05251. Eng.# 051251. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 32,802 km. Originally supplied to California. Following 1989-99 resto, super door fit, which is difficult to achieve on bow-sided Lusso. Absolutely Genuine mileage. Vendor paid a staggering $47,100 for this volume-produced Bentley in 1997. Very expensively maintained since. Excellent paint, brightwork and original interior. Cond: I. SOLD AT $23,472. Great car, great result-but still only a relatively humble T2. FRENCH #1060-1904 DE DION BOUTON 6HP Rear-Entrance Tonneau. S/N AA863. Eng.# 16308. Maroon/burgundy leather. RHD. Annual . SOLD AT $44,235. Sold by Bonhams at this same sale last year for $34,293. More handsome than when Lancia built it with the Weymann fabric sedan body. Valued by buyer at nearly $5,000 over the high estimate. with aluminum-paneled coachwork in 1940s. Later, Gerald Butt aluminum cylinder head fitted. Very well repainted and retrimmed, although some cracks to trunk lid aperture corners. Engine bay neat and cared for. Fresh rewire. Cond: 2 - #1034-1939 ALFA ROMEO 6C 2500 SS CORSA Roadster. S/N 915006. Eng.# 923802. Burgundy/burgundy. RHD. Another Alfa also shares this S/N. X-braced chassis likely to be mint cosmetically. Acquired by German vendor at B&B's 2001 Cavallino sale for $140k, since when only driven 1,800 km. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $161,239. No reserve. Sold for $12,300 below low estimate. Cheap at that. Lussos were stuck in the $125k range for years, and only since the B-J Petersen sale last June have they started to move. And deservedly so. #1035-1964 FERRARI 275 GTS Spyder. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 06889. Eng.# 06889. White/red. LHD. Odo: 60,661 km. Borranis. Ex-John von Neumann. Re-imported to Europe in the 1980s. Beautifully repainted by Dino 32 Sports Car Market

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Market Reports Cognolato of Padova pre-Bonhams Ntirburgring sale in 2001, when acquired by vendor. Freshly retrimmed, with new black leather tonneau and top. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $166,420. Sold by Barrett-Jackson/Coys at 2002 Monaco sale for $203,607, post block; Another top car from Germany offered at no reserve, and another steal. Bought for $14,000 below the low estimate. #1071 1967 FERRARI 330 GTC Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 10673. Eng.# 10673. Black/black. LHD. Odo: 59,943 miles. Once - since. Near mid-estimate price paid here, which is the latest public valuationfor a little-used, all-original 550. Only $5.72 per km traveled since May! AMERICAN #1095-1904 AUTOCAR TYPE X 10/12HP Rear-Entrance Tonneau. S/N 2509. Eng.# 3009. Burgundy with black fenders/tan. LHD. Ex-Bill Dodson, kept in UK. Driven in London drum brakes. Paint very marked, with many minor dents and splits. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $54,950. Some 1997 and 1998 retro-event history in UK. Oval racers are always difficult to move over here; the required $75,000 this sad old war horse needed was unobtainable. #1089 - 1955 FORD THUNDERBIRD Con- vertible. S/N P5FH197955. Eng.# P5FH 197955. Turquoise/turquoise and white. LHD. Odo: 31,000 miles. Three-speed. Whitewalls. Period-correct US restored in early 1970s. owned by Bill Hicks of Manhattan Beach, California. Thick, unmarked pre-I995 repaint. Retrimmed post-1995, only slightly sat-in since. Rear bumper wavy. 1998 engine bills on file for $58,000. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $71,435. Well sorted and well worth the topestimate price paid. In the US, a perfect 330 GTC can bring over $ 100k. But for this car, this price was fair enough on either side of the Atlantic. #1020 - 1969 DETOMASO MANGUSTA Coupe. Body by Ghia. S/N 8MA626. Silver metallic/black leather. LHD. Odo: 5,157 km. to Brighton run by Phil Hill for '70s ABC film. Shaft-driven. Cosmetics very good, apart from starry paint around mudguard stays and one oil brass lamp glass cracked. Shiny but dirty older leather. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $55,892. Sold by Brooks for $62,061 at July 2000 sale. All-weather practicality, adequate power and well worth just over the top estimate paid. #1074-1947 CHRYSLER NEW YORKER TOWN & COUNTRY Convertible. S/N Framed Michigan and Illinois concours plaques with car. Shipped to UK in the late 1980s with much TV exposure since. Cosmetically, still excellent. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $37,916. Sold in 1986 by Sotheby's for $31,678. A great example given top-estimate valuation by buyer. #1083 - 1964 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. S/N 4086751L8053. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 68,478 miles. Four-speed, side pipes. Given a 350-c.i. V8 and L88 hood in 1967. New Borranis. Subject to major $30,000 restoration in 2000. All very shiny. Well-presented engine bay on show below twin rear windows. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $50,554. Part of the late '60s supercar craze, Man gustas don't come much better than this. Yet another German entry offered at no reserve. Well bought. A terribly flawed car compared to the Pantera that followed, but ever so much more attractive. #1069 2001 FERRARI 550 Barchefta. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 124036. Silver/black leather. LHD. Odo: 8,198 km. All completely mint- - 7402135. Burgundy, wood/tan. LHD. Odo: 85,585 miles. Whitewalls. Last restored in 1995. Paint still very good. Varnish and chrome okay. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $53,380. Not sold by Kruse for $40,000 in 1993. Auctioneers and vendor were seeking $70,000, which proved to be unrealistic for this model on this side of pond. #1104 - 1948 OLSON OFFENHAUSER - INDY 500 Racer. Body by Norm Olson. S/N N/A. White over black/black. Vet of 1949 and 1950 Indy 500s. Re-discovered in the late 1960s Last restored in US before 1990. Still-excellent repaint with custom studded trim also very good. Concours engine bay and brightwork. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $29,791. Another really super example, rightly given top-estimate valuation. #1102 1966 SHELBY GT350 H Coupe. S/N 651835. Eng.# 6C18L. Black with gold stripes/black. LHD. Odo: 58,531 miles. Automatic. Autographed by Carroll Shelby across - down to posh Schedoni leather wallet for factory documents. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $209,595. Only acquired by vendor at the Bonhams 2002 Monaco sale for $218,458, 1,550 km have been clocked up 34 on a Jamaican alligator farm and revived to running order. Burned manifold plating. Huge finned the rear stripe. Flat, part-original paint with some shrinkage cracks. Original interior good. Rear roll cage. Meaty full harnesses. FIA papers. Evented by late Terry Cohn. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $46,040. This Shelby is eligible for many retro events on the circuit and rally stage, and correctly valued at $7,000 over the high estimate.• Sports Car Market

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Market Reports = H&H Auctions Buxton, Derbyshire, England December 4, 2002 Simon Hope Number of automotive lots: 88 Number of automotive lots sold: 71 Sale rate: 81% Number  Sale total: $1,498,546 High: Lot #44, 1964 AC Cobra 289 GTS roadster, sold at $266,900, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 5% Report by Richard Hudson-Evans Market opinions in italics or H&H, their final 2002 fixture was their most important test yet. Could the Northern upstarts sell any of their big-money motors, more of which they had been able to consign than ever before? An enormous crowd—by far the largest attending any of the end-of-season sales—packed the olde world Pavilion Gardens hall in the Derbyshire Spa town of Buxton to find out. F On the day, however, H&H could only knock down one of their six star lots under auctioneer Simon Hope's gavel, selling a 1959 Cooper T51 Climax with claimed Jack Brabham Fl and Tasman provenance for $140,123. By contrast, a 1931 Bugatti 150 ran out of puff at $565,200 and an ex-Nigel Mansell 1981 Lotus 88, which became an 87B in period, at $408,200. A 1964 AC Cobra, recently and superbly converted into a 289-cubic-inch Class 12 GTS race coupe, was abandoned at $259,050 at the time (though sold afterwards to the same Continental bidder for $266,900), and a hardly enjoyed 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO stopped at $219,800. A 1974 Surtees TS16 Fl, which placed third during the Monaco Historic weekend in 2002, also failed to get away, being declared unsold at $109,900. There were certainly two buyers in Buxton with the necessary funds in place to take home the Bug. Still, shifting two out of the five most expensive cars was good going in these financially troubled times. Also on the plus side, H&H did sell a high proportion of their catalog, shifting four out of five cars and securing 71 changes of ownership, much as they have nearly always done on their home turf. The question is whether they can be so successful when they venture south in 2003 to stage their first auction in the capital—rather cheekily booking Bonhams' traditional venue at Olympia 2 for their May London debut. Whether principals Simon Hope and Mark Hamilton can afford to sustain their main consigning/selling advantage of continuing to charge their clients only 5% remains to be seen. The London houses insist the Northern invaders can- 36  not hang on to their low commission rates for much longer; those London traders who regularly buy stock in Buxton hope they can. Apart from the Cobra and the Brabham Cooper at the top of their results, the other significant sellers were headed by an ex-Sir Elton John 1985 Bentley Continental convertible, as seen in his "Nikita" pop video, which was well sold for $92,316. Barry Gibb's former 1965 Silver Cloud III Roller convertible failed to find a fan with the necessary $75,360. However, a fastidiously fettled 1956 S 1 Continental that had resided in the Bentley Collection of Northern newspaper magnate Eddy Shah did generate $85,722. Many in the hall came to Buxton to compete for a pair of fresh-to-market sports cars from the late Don Pither's Collection, Pither having been the first Chairman of the now-booming Historic Rally Car Register. His ex-Rootes factory team 1964 Sunbeam Tiger, in which works driver Peter Harper was the first GT car home in the very snowy 1965 Monte, deservedly raised $64,292. A less-than-forecast $56,049 was accepted for Pither's not-particularly-sharp 1976 Lancia Stratos, one of 500 road-going coupes produced by Fiat so that their Italian marque could qualify for the Group IV Special GT category. On the same theme, though from a different source, a 1989 Ford RS 200 Group B car with only 800 road miles on the clock cost its new owner $60,170. Among other significant results recorded were the $41,213 raised by an event-ready 1956 Alfa 1900 Super Sprint. Meanwhile, $38,740 bought a 1992 Rocket-Yamaha tandem two-seater with some Dire Straits provenance; $36,267 a slightly incorrect, but fully restored 1958 Aston DB Mk III; and $34,619 an externally repainted 1965 Ferrari 330 GT once owned by Sir Jackie Stewart's older brother Jimmy. Oh yes, no shortage of buzz up north.—R.H-E. ENGLISH #71-1926 VAUXHALL 14/40 PRINCETON Tourer. S/N LM3749. Eng.# 9127. Aluminum and black/black leather. RHD. Odo: 37,214 #45-1929 HUMBER 16/50 TICKFORD AllWeather Sedan. Body by Salmons. SN 17735. Eng.# 17640. Blue over black/brown. RI-ID. Odo: 45,918 miles. Expensively refurbished in the 1970s. Older repaint still very good. Chrome excellent. Original leather good. Period Ace wheel trims. Smart Brooks travel trunk on back. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $19,782. Another nice old car that almost reached the top estimate. A nearly sale-proof car in the US, but will be properly loved and cared for in England. #14-1931 AUSTIN SEVEN ULSTER REPLICA Roadster. S/N A4/1928. Eng.# M161875. Red with black fenders/black. RI-ID. Odo: 3,689 miles. Often used at VSCC Trials. Paint well marked. Engine very modified. Chrome izood, interior fair. Quite characterful. Ex-Cockermouth Motor Museum. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $7,161. Ready for more muddy fun, and correctly valued at just over the low estimate. #38-1934 LAGONDA RAPIER SPECIAL Racer. S/N N/A. Eng.# DE3. Blue/black. RHD. Supercharged. Only one seat. Exposed wheels, twin rears for maximum traction. Converted from miles. Older repaint good, but with minor marks and vibration cracks. Plating and old leather retrim outstanding. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $27,200. Lovely patina, lovely near-topestimate valuation. There aren 't many 77 yearold cars around that you can just get into and drive. And one for less than $30k must represent a bargain in terms of use, regardless of market conditions. Rapier road car into hillclimber by Dan Richmond of Downton Engineering in early 1950s. Ancient repaint shabby and cracked. Interior poor. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $31,322. Interesting, but very specialized. $6,300 below the low estimate was wisely accepted. #81-1935 BENTLEY 3.5 Sports Sedan. Body by Park Ward. S/N B77FC. Eng.# N3BS. Sports Car Market

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PALM SPRINGS Keith Mc Cormick presents the 34th Collector Car Auction SATURDAY and SUNDAY FEBRUARY 22nd & 23rd, 2003. AUCTION OF 350 ANTIQUE, CLASSIC, SPORTS, AND SPECIAL INTEREST AUTOS AT THE PALM SPRINGS CONVENTION CENTER 277 N. AVENIDA CABALLEROS, PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, U.S.A. LAST SALE WAS 66% SOLD OF ALL CARS ENTERED The McCormick Family is once again organizing this auction in their usual friendly and courteous manner. Ask for Keith, Jason or Desley to answer your questions. Sponsored by me THE OLDIES STATION RESERVE YOUR POSITION NOW! rail 1 4.7 f M LOCAL HOST HOTELS: We recommend The New Comfort Inn Tel. (760) 778-3699 at $109 per night Or Palm Springs Hilton at $179 per night (760) 320-6868 1-800-522-6900 Or PHONE FOR CONSIGNMENT NUMBERS. ASK FOR ENTRY FORMS, BIDDER APPLICATIONS, AND GET ON OUR MAILING LIST...NOW! (760)-320-3290 check out these websites: www.palm-springs.org (Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism) www.PalmSpringsUSA.corn (Palm Springs Desert Resorts) Sponsored by MEDIA 11111,011160IN i ENTRY FEES: SATURDAY AND SUNDAY $250. Add $100 for inside display - only space for 40 cars inside. No numbers will be reserved without consignment fee being paid in full in advance. VISA. MasterCard and American Express are accepted. Positions will be filled on first-come first-served basis. To reserve the position you desire, send your check covering the entry fee or phone in your credit card number. You may specify the cars you're entering at a later date. Entry fees are REFUNDABLE less $25 handling fee if you notify us in writing 14 days prior to the auction. Color photographs may be included in our exclusive color brochure. We strictly limit the number of positions available in this two-day event of 350 cars. COMMISSION STRUCTURE: FLAT 5% OF SALES PRICE (One of the lowest in the business). WE SOLD OUT OF LOT NUMBERS PREVIOUS SALE SO BOOK EARLY. Purchase a lot number and for an additional $75 you will get a full page on our web-site with up to 12 photos and unlimited text. If your car does not sell in our "Live Auction" we will place it in our "On-Line" auction for 1 month with only a 3% commission of the sales price. We get an average of 35,000 visits per day to the site. PALM SPRINGS AUCTIONS, INC. 602 E. SUNNY DUNES ROAD  - http://www.classic-carauction.com PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA 92264 U.S.A . ( 7 6 0 ) - 3 2 0 - 3 2 9 0 Web Site State License C - 1798

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Market Reports MEW Auctions - Derbyshire, UK tion. Mechanically refurbished by factory in 1992. Older repaint very good. Rear window sealing needs replacing. Polishing scratches to chrome. Wood excellent. Minor wear to driver's seat leather. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $85,722. Sold for $64,199 at the 1998 Brooks Goodwood sale. Most probably correctly valued by all concerned, even at $8,500 below the low estimate. #20 - 1958 ASTON MARTIN DB 2/4 Mk HI Coupe. S/N AM30031529. Eng.# JM15134. Maroon/gray. RHD. Odo: 38,174 miles. Ground-up restored in South Africa no more Gray/green and gray. RHD. Odo: 21,879 miles. First owned by stage and screen star Genevieve Tobin, followed by NY film director R. H. Goldberg. Mechanically revived. Bodywork sorted, ready for repaint and retrim. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $19,782. Good history and well bought for $2,200 below the low estimate. Will never be a high-dollar car, but will always attract attention. #86-1936 BENTLEY 4.25 Sports Sedan. Body by Joseph Cockshoot. S/N B139HM. Eng.# Y2BL. Dark green over light green/green. RHD. Odo: 65,364 miles. Last refurbished 15 and retrim excellent. New tires. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $20,606. Only the 1.5-liter motor but really a super example with Monte history that fully deserved $1,766 over the top forecast. #42-1951 HEALEY SPECIAL Roadster. SIN C1977. Eng.# G74894. Green/green. RHD. Chassis and 2.5-liter Riley running gear. Started •  111 - ATV, . life under Tickford-bodied Sports Sedan coachwork. Open Silverstone-shaped panels in very nasty shape. A veritable mountain to climb in terms of completing. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $2,591. Apart from a spares source, this project made no economic sense at any price. It is in rugged shape and will never be a genuine Silverstone. #30-1954 AUSTIN-HEALEY 100/4 Road- years ago. Repaint still good, though with some bubbling and cracks. Chrome excellent. Retrim marked. Engine bay nicely presented, trunk only fair. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $28,025. One of only two Manchester coachbuilts known to have survived, and quite popular with the northwest locals. Top price paid. #85-1947 BENTLEY Mk VI Standard Steel Sedan. S/N B134AK. Eng.# B83A. Sand over sable/brown. RI-ID. Odo: 104,082 miles. Correct early 4250-cc motor. Last refurbished 12 ster. S/N BNI - 150595. Eng.# JB-205484. Blue/ black. RHD. Odo: 1,911 miles. Four-speed. than three years ago, with incorrect hood profile and suspension. Cosmetically still very sharp though, with excellent detailing throughout, including engine bay. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $36,267. Acquired by vendor in Bonhams Olympia sale just last year for $29,394. Retail priced here; nicely moved by seller These early Astons are handsome enough, but just don't have the performance of the 4,5 and 6 series. #62-1959 COOPER T51 Fl/TASMAN Racer. S/N 4-F2-27-59. Green with white stripes/black. Brabham Fl and Tasman provenance claimed. Some US retro race history. Fresh repaint good. Chrome excellent. Retrim and interior in fine shape. Engine bay very good. Louvered hood and leather strap. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $21,431. Worth slightly more than what was paid. Nice buy for a car that has become a timeless classic. Wouldn't Gerry Coker be proud. #61-1956 BENTLEY Si CONTINENTAL Fastback. Body by Hi Mulliner. S/N BC I 6BG Eng.# BC15B. Maroon/beige leather. RHD. Odo: 97,851 miles. Automatic. Ex-Eddy Shah Collec- 1947 JAGUAR 1.5 Sports Sedan. S/N 413551. Eng.# KB5420. Bright blue over light blue/red. RHD. Odo: 375 miles. 1947 Monte Carlo rallied. Relatively recently restored. Repaint very good, with only minor marks. Chrome - 38  years ago. Repaint still fair, though recently touched-up. Chrome sound. Interior reConnollized. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $14,342. Properly valued. These cars aren't in collector 's sights, so can only be driven and enjoyed as is. #3 Wood-rim steering wheel. Wheels respoked, new tires. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $20,606. Always Sports Car Market Paint and cockpit presentation good. Suspension mint. Easily punctured aluminum fuel tanks lining both cockpit sides with vulnerable flip-open filler caps on both flanks—only for the brave! Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $140,123. Minimum required achieved, thus establishing the current valuation for similar CooperClimax single seaters. #34-1960 AUSTIN-HEALEY 100/6 Road- ster. S/N N/A. Red and ivory/black. RHD. Odo: 2,255 miles. Fresh repaint and older retrim good.

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ARTCURIAL BRIEST . POULAIN . LE FUR MERCEDES-BENZ SUPER SPORT CABRIOLET- 1930  chassis n 36352  MERCEDES-BENZ SSK - 1929 - chassis n° 36246 Ex Berndtacituszek, °livery, Sigrond, Brosutti, Zampini,  Ahumado, Jurist, Hioshi, Brunkhorst, Gottinger, Rolf Meyer.  HORCH 710 SPEZIAL ROADSTER Reinhold & Christe - 1934 chassis n' 74012 MERCEDES-BENZ 500 K CABRIOLET Mulliner 1935 chassis n' 123683 FROM THE ESTATE OF ROLF MEYER (1937-2000) BENZ tricycle (rebuilt) MERCEDESMERCEDES-MERCEDES-MERCEDES-MERCEDES-- Monday 10th February 2003 - 8.30 p.m. Palais des Congres - Paris BENZ 300 D cabriolet c - 1956 MERCEDES- BENZ Jagdwagen 4 cyl - 1914 BENZ 10-40-65 1924 BENZ 290 A cabriolet Lang ex Ginger Rogers -1935 BENZ 500 K cabriolet A RHD - 1936 BENZ 320 cabriolet A - 1937 MERCEDES-BENZ 170 V roadster - 1937 MERCEDES-BENZ 170 SA cabriolet - 1950 MERCEDES-BENZ 220 A cabriolet - 1954 MERCEDESMERCEDES-- 1956 BENZ 300 SL (recreation) SLR - 1955 BENZ 300 SC - MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SC - 1956 MERCEDES-BENZ 190 SL cabriolet - 1956 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SC cabriolet A - 1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SC roadster - 1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SL roadster - 1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SL roadster - 1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 220 SE cabriolet - 1960 MERCEDESMERCEDES-- MERCEDESBENZ 190 SL carrera Panamericana -1963 MERCEDES-BENZ 280 SL 6,3L - 1969 MERCEDES-BENZ 280 S limousine (Paris-Pekin 90)- 1970 MERCEDESMERCEDES-MERCEDES-- BENZ 600 Landaulet ex Marechol Tito - 1971 BENZ 280 SE 3,5L cabriolet - 1971 BENZ 300 SL Papillon (recreation) - 1992 BENZ 300 D cabriolet d ex Ella Fitzgerald - 1960 BENZ 280 SL cabriolet ex Cher - 1969 HORCH 853 A cabriolet - 1937 BMW Dixie - 1929 VOLKSWAGEN minibus - 1962 Expert: Marc Souvrain Tel: +33 1 58 05 06 08 Tel: +33 6 07 09 09 07 Fax: +33158050614 rarecars@club-internet.fr Consultants: Paul Knot Tel: ±31 31 628 42 96 Tel: +31 653 91 45 17 Fox: +31 31 628 16 28 do koto.ventu res@internl.net Frederic Stoesser Tel: t33 611 31 86 00 fredstoesser@yahook ARTCURiAL 8RIEST POULAIN LE FUR Public exhibition and location of sale: Palois des Congres 2, Place de la Porte Maillot -75017 Paris from Friday 7'  to Monday 100 , from 11 a.m.  to 6 p.m. Tel:  +331580506 07 Fax: +331 58 05 16 28 www.artcurial.auction.fr MAISON DE VENTE AUX ENCHERES - AGREMENT N' 2002-008 7, Rood-Point des Champs-Elysées, 75008 Paris Tel: +33 1 42 99 20 20 - Fax: +33 1 42 99 20 21 further information or catalogue : Mathieu Lomoure: --331 58 05 16 21 mlamoure@artcurial.com Francois Weiss: Tel:  +331 58 05 06 15 fweiss@ artcurial.com Fax: + 33 1 58 05 16 28

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Market Reports right-hand drive, rather than converted from LHD like so many here, but a 100/6 rather than a 3000, remember About right, pricewise. Even though deficient in power to the earlier I 00/4s and the later 3000s, still starting to climb in price. #51-1961 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 Mk Roadster. S/N HBT7/10706. Eng.# 29DUH18371. Red/black. RHD. Odo: 8,442 miles. Restored in stages from 1978 on. Older HIER Auctions - Derbyshire, UK C60E9425BK. Red/black. RHD. Odo: 42,455 miles. Hard top, aluminum body. Superb period competition history with Peter Harper. Well preserved and retro-evented by late Don Pither in recent years. Absolutely correct with all works goodies intact. Paint and chrome competitionmarked. Rally interior fair. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $64,292. Monte plates, spare wheel on trunk, Ford 4.3-liter V8. What more could a historic rally fan want? Buyer was prepared to invest $4,632 over the high estimate. Price will make US Tiger owners go batty with envy ,. #66-1968 LOLA T142 F5000 Racer. S/N SL142/36. Oxford blue with white stripes/black. Jones. Suspension and cockpit only fair. FGC gearbox fitted, but requiring DFV engine to complete. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $53,380. If you have a Ford Cossy 3-liter engine tucked away in your attic, this project could be a potentially competitive budget route into historic F! racing. Not absolutely real, though. #11-1976 ROYALE RP21 Racer. S/N N/A. White/black. Early Rory Byrne design. Last rebuilt in 1997, and has not been campaigned since. Paint fair, though the engine cover is badly repaint fair, with bubbling on scuttle top. Wheels excellent. Retrim good. Frame and engine bay presentation only fair. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $20,771. Another always-RHD car and this time a 3000 too, correctly valued by the buyer at just above the minimum required. Some Healey enthusiasts think these are the best of all Healeys, still with side curtains, but with the 3000 engine. #44-1964 AC COBRA 289 GTS Race Road- ster. S/N C0B6026. Eng.# 3184. Red/black. RHD. Odo: 591 miles. Odd GT-style hard top. Winner of 1969 Jarama GP in Madrid. Restoration extensively covered by TV series. Expensively sorted since, with lots of bills from leading historic race car specialists. Presentation excellent, apart from exhaust paint. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $50,240. Clearly well prepped, good history, realistically priced, deserved to sell—but didn't. Despite being entirely practical to race, it seems F5000s still have poor relation status. #43-1973 JAGUAR XKE SIII V12 Coupe. S/N 7S8610SA. Eng.# 7S8610SA. Yel- crazed. Suspension finish dull. Cockpit fair. Former resident of Cockermouth Motor Museum. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $6,264. Strong price paid here. Historic Formula Ford racers are going places. The real questions always rest with the strength of the chassis and suspension as time passes. Frequent magnafluxing highly recommended. #55-1977 SURTEES TS16 Fl Racer. S/N 04-4. Yellow and blue/black. Period-correct Fully charted history from new. 289-c.i. V8 replaced a Gurney-Weslake motor from a GT40 (included with lot) during prep and rebuild by Roger Dowson in late 1990s. 98-liter gas tank. Cosmetically superb. Recent racing exposure. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $266,900. Vendor had been hoping for at least $282,500, which, considering costs incurred, was not overly ambitious. Initially, $259,050 best offer from Continental mainland visitor was rejected. However owner clearly wanted out of his Cobra. Well bought. #29-1964 SUNBEAM TIGER EX-WORKS RALLY Roadster. S/N B9470012. Eng.# low/black. RHD. Odo: 48,237 miles. Automatic, steel wheels. Genuine mileage. Expensively restored in 1989. Repaint and brightwork still excellent. Interior good. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $24,728. This well-above-average example achieved $2,728 over the high estimate. Impressive, considering it is a coupe with the undesirable automatic transmission and plain wheels. They are magnificent cruisers, however #37-1975 WILLIAMS/LONGHORN LRO2 Fl Racer. S/N N/A. White and green/black. Curious combo of Longhorn LRO2 Indy car and Williams FW07 Fl. Most authentic looking Saudia Williams livery as driven by Aussie Alan Matchbox Toys livery only lightly race-marked. Suspension plating and interior very good. DFV 3-liter engine freshly rebuilt by Langford. Finished third in Monaco Historic race in 2002, so on-the-button and competitive. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $109,900. Driven in 1975 Fl by John Watson and Henri Pescarolo. Despite the attractive reserve of $125,000, there was nobody here for this car on the sale day. Maybe being a down-grid marque depressed interest. #12-1977 PDS-FORD MONOPOSTO Racer. S/N N/A. Orange/black. One-off built Sports Car Market

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Market Reports by two March engineers. Many March bits. Paint flat. Suspension plating good. Engine presentation fair. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $4,632. Unbelievably cheap entry into sprints and hillclimbs. Sold well below the $7,000 low estimate. #78-1978 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW Rally Sedan. SN SRH32317. Eng.# 32317. Blue/black. RHD. Automatic, Recaro AT $408,200. Mighty expensive—too expensive for everyone here—but a sensational Fl in sensational, race-ready condition. #47-1985 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL Convertible. Body by Mulliner Park Ward. S/N SCB2D0002FCH10168. Eng.# 10168. Tudor Red/parchment with red piping. RHD. Odo: 30,491 miles. Automatic, whitewalls. First Auctions - Derbyshire, UK produced by the Light Car Company, an enterprise largely funded by Brandon Wang. The nearest thing to a road-going racer was given $4,200 over the top estimate by the buyer #32-1997 JORDAN Fl Show Racer. S/N N/A. Yellow/black. Initially in MasterCard livery, but now visually updated to 1999 H&H colors. Last employed to dress an Fl memorabilia shop. Highly authentic looking. Super lightweight, too, so could be ceiling mounted. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $16,074. Buying dealer who got seats, safe in floor. $94,200 spent on longdistance rally conversion. 1988 LondonCapetown Rally finisher. Body and paint clearly evented. Interior very minimalist. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $11,540. More newsworthy than a standard-spec Shadow, but really only suitable for more marathoning. It too far modified to convert back into a road car Seems like a car the US-based duPont Registry should sponsor in vintage events. #64-1980 TALBOT SUNBEAM LOTUS Sedan. S/N R4DCYAL214316. Eng.# R4DCYAL214316. Black and silver/black. owned by Sir Elton John. Still largely original. Paint and brightwork excellent. Interior good with easily marked front seats only grubby. Small jewelry scratches to wood on driver's door. CD changer in trunk. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $92,316. Open coachbuilt Bentley Conti, in great condition with top pop provenance, fully deserving $6,000 over forecast. DVD player showing pop video by car during viewing helped! #41-1989 FORD RS200 Coupe. Body by Reliant/Tickford. S/N SFACXXBJ2CGL00100. Eng.# GL00100. White/black. RHD. Odo: 830 sufficiently carried away with this lot to make the final bid, was hopeful that his spur-of-themoment purchase will have a future as a flashy nightclub foyer display. FRENCH #68-1919 DRANCE LE ZEBREANHLCAR SPECIAL Roadster. S/N 37122225. Eng.# G43. Blue/red. RI-ID. Aluminum-paneled in UK in 1982. Marked paint and only fair interior. Likely RHD. Refurbished four years ago. Mark-free repaint truly excellent. Original interior good, with only slight wear to driver's seat. Engine bay perfect. Incorrect alloys shod with too-lowprofile rubber. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $11,210. The best example of a 2 I 74-cc twin-cam-powered, ZF-boxed flier to come up at auction. Hence, $1,790 over the top estimate resulted. #70-1981 LOTUS 88/87B FORD COSWORTH DFV Racer. S/N 87/004. JPS black and gold/black. Nigel Mansell worked miles. Mid-engined format, four-wheel drive, Hella fog lights. Apparently little driven with paint, interior and engine bay still like new— though, like many Group B cars, quite crudely finished in places. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $60,170. Unsold under Simon Hope 's gavel, though wisely snapped up shortly afterwards for just under the low estimate of $62,000, which must therefore be the latest valuation for this model. #36-1992 ROCKET Roadster. Body by Light Car Co. S/N 009. Eng.# 3GM009. Silver and gray/black. Odo: 26,722 miles. Designed to be extremely slow, though a unique French special. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $6,437. Antiques dealer entrant was looking for at least another $1,500. Surprisingly, in view of VSCC registration and eligibility, nobody was prepared to pay that price. #50-1931 BUGATTI T50 LE MANS Tourer. S/N 50143. Eng.# 147. Blue/blue. RHD. Odo: 146 miles. Rebodied to take part in 1935 Le here—in period and, post-restoration, during Silverstone Historic race weekend in 2000. Fresh Geoff Richardson rebuilt DFV engine and Classic Team Lotus refurbished gearbox. Very well presented in JPS livery. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD 42  by Gordon Murray of McLaren fame. First owned by Dire Straits drummer Guy Fletcher. All original. Paint still very good, with only minor stone chips. Fully exposed suspension and alloys good. Interior slightly worn. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $38,740. About 45 Rockets were Mans. Further pre- and post-WWII UK competition history. Superbly restored in recent years with paint, plating, interior and engine all excellent. Two leather hood straps, two spare wheels. Cable-operated brakes. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD Sports Car Market

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H&H Auctions - Derbyshire, UK AT $565,200. Recently road tested in the December issue ofClassic Cars. Might have been worth this much.. .or; some thought, considerably more. From its performance here, we still don't know ITALIAN #23-1956 ALFA ROMEO 1900 SUPER SPRINT Race Coupe. Body by Touring. S/N N/A. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 69,492 km. Paint very good. Full cage, bucket seats, Luke full World Champ Sir Jackie. In receipt of $110k restoration in 1990. Repaint still very good, though with some minor stone chips. Brightwork excellent. Original interior good. Shabby door apertures. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $34,619. Acquired at Bonhams Beaulieu sale in 2000 for $30,065. Before that, appeared in four other auctions between 1984 and 1993, selling twice. $1,500 below estimate was about right, and the vendor got his money back. Until we meet again. #69-1965 MASERATI SEBRING 3500 GTi harnesses within. On/off internal/external battery cut-out. Engine freshly rebuilt. Borranis with Cinturatos and Dunlop-shod mag wheels included. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $41,213. Mille Miglia eligible, clearly fully sortedfor more track work and correctly valued by all concerned. These cars are surprisingly fast when properly done, but most are just worn-out coupes with shiny paint jobs. #15-1965 FERRARI 330 GT Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 6879. Eng.# 209. Silver/ black. RHD. Odo: 75,706 miles. Originally owned by Jimmy Stewart, racer and brother of Coupe. Body by Vignale. SN AM10110039. Eng.# AMIOIA. Red/magnolia. LHD. Odo: 32,353 miles. Claimed genuine mileage. First Roadgoing, non-competition spec. Ex-Don Pither. Original paint, never brilliant on any Stratos, still okay. Windshield surround crudely repainted. Interior fair with Alcantara trim on driver's seat frayed. Ferrari engine bay nothing special to look at. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $56,049. If in better cosmetic order, it might have brought another $5,000. #73-1979 MASERATI KIIAMSIN Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N AM120371. Eng.# AM120371. Red/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 50,947 miles. Likely to be genuine mileage. Little used in last ten years. Repaint good. Original leather irt Market Reports owned by record producer Frank Guida in Norfolk, Virginia. Acquired in Italy, then fully restored in UK. Repaint, brightwork and retrim all excellent. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $28,849. Accepting $8,800 less than the low estimate, the vendor must have needed to sell. Good buy this, as a Sebring in a condition this nice has to be worth $31,500 all day long. #58-1976 LANCIA STRATOS Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N 829AR0. Eng.# 142536. Green/tan suede. LHD. Odo: 33,912 km. ANTIQUE CLASSIC •- MUSCLE EXOTICS SPORTS OFFERING LOW NATIONAL FIXED RATES STARTING AT DEALERS' BEST ALLY • CUSTOMERS' BEST FRIEND • 10 MINUTE LOAN APPROVAL Long terms 4 to 10 years • Fixed Rates Purchase • Refinancing • Prequalify For Auctio APPUY 6 DAYS A WEEK  February, 2003  OPEN I to be driving that special automobile APPLY ONLINE AT WWW.JJBEST.COM DEALER INQUIRIES INVITED *5.44% APR ON S100,000, 8 YEARS $1289.45 MONTHLY. SIMPLE INTEREST. NO PRE-PAYMENT PENALTY. CORRECT AT PRESS TIME. THIS AD HIGHLIGHTS ONE PROGRAM- DIFFERENT PROGRAMS AVAILABLE. 43

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Market Reports CHRISTIE S Christie's London, England December 3, 2002 Auctioneer: Dermot Chichester Number of automotive lots: 32 Number of automotive lots sold: 15 Sale rate: 47% Sale total: $1,059,086 good, if acceptably creased. Windshield scratched. Mint wheels. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $18,055. Deserved more, but didn't get it. A right-hand-drive Khamsin like this is worth another $4,000. #63-1985 FERRARI 288 GTO Coupe. S/N ZFFPA16B000055683. Eng.# 114B0162. Red/ black. LHD. Odo: 18,708 km. Retro-fit air conditioning. Kevlar panel fit, partial repaint and High: Lot #183, 1959 Ferrari Testa Rossa re-creation race roadster, sold at $232,753, including buyer's premium Buyer's. premium on sold lots included: 17.5% on the first $80,000, 10% thereafter Report by Richard Hudson-Evans Market opinions in italics brightwork superb. Original interior still good. Sparco full harnesses. Engine bay spotless. Speedline split-rims mint. Bought at Gstaad in 2001 for $223,797, and Brooks March 2000 sale for $228,787. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $219,800. Correctly valued, one would have thought—but was anybody actually bidding at this level? Ifso, the hammer should have come smashing down. However, the London traders who buy these toys are being hammered by the economy. AMERICAN #25-1929 DESOTO K Roadster. S/N 0W669F. Eng.. K76502. Yellow over black/ brown. RHD. Odo: 28,192 miles. Rumble seat. Likely to be genuine mileage. In UK since 1957. Older repaint good with marks. Orange peel on fender. Plating and interior fair. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $11,540. This good-quality, charactelfid, late 1920s American gem was landed for sensible money. The auctioneers and their vendor had wanted at least $1,020 more.• ompared to the entry-packed fixtures staged by their rivals at external venues, Christie's final sale of 2002 was another compact event held at their London base, with only 32 automobile offerings. However, despite selling fewer than half the cars and grossing considerably less than their competitors, incurring far lower overheads from running a sale on their home turf should still have made for a profitable evening. Levying the highest buyer's premium on the auction circuit must have helped too. The big magnet was the James Allington Collection, consisting of four of his cars and more than 100 original technical cutaway illustrations by the automotive artist. Although his 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4, expected to be the sale's top price earner, failed to attract anywhere near the $314,000 minimum being sought, both his 250 Testa Rossa rep and prewar Frazer Nash both sold well. The very fresh and cosmetically sharp Ferrari recreation was a most authentic re-enactment of the 1959 250 Testa Rossa chassis number 0770, which Allington used to own, complete with 250 GT motor from a Lusso and patterned copies of the original offset five-speed gearbox and rear axle. In really super condition, the 250 TR sports racer copy deservedly made $232,753. Allington's exEric Titler 1936 Frazer Nash Shelsley with factory-supplied TT Replica body and twin superchargers, an older restoration, generated $180,943. Formerly owned by both James Hunt sponsor and Fl team boss Lord Hesketh and rock guitarist Eric Clapton, and clearly very well restored, a 1970 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona with fixed headlights behind plexiglass covers failed to get away—but then the London trade knows that Daytonas have become slow movers of late. However, the ex-Sir Elton John 1992 512 TR, only acquired by the vendor from the singing pianist's disposal sale in 2001 for $126,266—and still with a mere 1,809 miles on the clock—attracted strong interest with the winner paying $73,790. There is unlikely to be a better example around. But the $52,476 decline in value points out that the wild prices made at a celebrity auction can rarely be sustained in the real world. C There were buyers, too, for a brace of 300SLs, with a 1956 Gullwing coupe, restored in the US more than ten years ago, fetching $141,222 and a repainted 1958 roadster with cracked original leather going for $129,133. By contrast, some 44  Christie's - London, UK really ancient primitives were in demand, too, with an early Clement-Panhard VCP light car of 1899 vintage raising $77,840 and a 1903 Renault M 6hp 547,885—both requiring extensive recommissioning before eventing. However, the result of the sale, indeed of all the end-of-season auctions, was the $47,964 achieved by a 1931 Austin Seven Ulster. The $16,500 above top estimate paid can be explained by three ingredients. Firstly, and in my view most importantly, the trade vendors had unearthed some period competition history and had backed this up with framed photos of the car in action in the 1931 Lewes Speed Trials and racing at Brooklands in 1932. Secondly, the charismatic little sports car had been very well presented with fastidious attention to detailing. And thirdly, Christie's had marketed the goods as only a top auction house with a dedicated car department of experts can. Not the greatest sale, sure, but, as ever with Christie's, there was a good mix of interesting motors, which were superbly cataloged. Meanwhile, usefully for all of us, those lots that did sell helped to establish some current international valuations.—R.H-E. ENGLISH #192-1907 ROVER 6HP Tourer. S/N 1449. Eng.# A1449. Primer/black. RHD. Single-cylinder. A partially restored project that could be easily completed. Body stripped and primed. No lights. Much of interior missing. Engine claimed to run. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $11,437. Once up and running, it is reportedly capable of driving 20 mph without much drama. Somebody took on this relic for the minimum required. #204-1928 AUSTIN SEVEN CHUMMY Tourer. S/N 72504. Eng.# M72726. Blue with black fenders/black. 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Christie's - London, LIK as its small proportions require passengers to be onfriendly terms for travel. Nobody was prepared to meet the realistic $7,850 reserve. Needed a full cosmetic makeover to pull more. #190-1931 AUSTIN SEVEN ULSTER Road- ster. S/N 127457. Eng.# 127955. Gray with black fenders/black. RHD. Odo: 9,321 miles. 1932 Brooklands and Lewes Speed Trials participation, with framed photos as proof. Well and touched-up chips. Chrome excellent, including strips surrounding running board rubbers. Rear compartment complete with excellent roller blind. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $75,360. Sold by Sotheby's in 1998 for $78,144. Color scheme showed every imperfection. Worth closer to $62,800, and could have been sold without regret at this bid #203-1938 LAGONDA V12 Drophead Coupe. S/N 14029. Burgundy with gold coachlining/tan. LHD. Odo: 12,579 miles. Paint presented. Paint excellent. Trim good. Instruments perfect. Rusty exposed exhaust down left side. Cond: 1, SOLD AT $47,964. This great little sports car, with super period provenance, rewarded the auctioneers and their trade entrants with this stunning amount. $16,500 over top estimate resulted. #181-1936 FRAZER NASH SHELSLEY TT REPLICA Roadster. S/N 2166. Eng.# 7/124. where between the unsold figure and the $31,000 minimum being sought. #191-1951 BENTLEY Mk VI Saloon. SN B305LH. Eng.# B352L. Two-tone blue/gray. RI-ID. Odo: 81,553 miles. More than ten-yearold repaint good, but with shrinkage cracks. Factory sunroof filled in at some time. Chrome and older retrim very good. Original valve radio surviving. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $15,700. Should have sold for this or maybe slightly less. Green/green leather. LHD. Odo: 4,000 miles. Painted wires. Restored in 1988. 14-year-old repaint still okay. Radiator chrome very good. Minor pitting to windshield frame plating. Old leather acceptably scuffed. Water jacket crack declared. Car has not been used for 18 months. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $180,943. One of only six such TT Replica-bodied cars built by AF1V. Rare, always extremely desirable with VSCC members, and generating near the top estimate. #208-1936 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM III Sedanca de Ville. Body by Barker. S/N 3AZ24. Eng.# A64A. Beige over creme/tan. mainly good, though with some shrinkage in places. Chrome, leather, carpets and top all excellent. However, though included with lot on engine stand, no V12 underhood but Jag 4.2 six instead. Lagonda gearbox retained. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $102,050. Generally sharp condition failed to overcome wrong engine and, on this night, $130,000 estimate was unachievable. Difficult to value with this motor Should it now be called a Lagonda J6? #187-1938 ROLLS-ROYCE 25/30HP SixLight Limousine. Body by Hooper. S/N GMP15. Eng.# V27L. Red over black/black and beige. LHD. Odo: 36,358 miles. Division, occasional seats, blinds. Seemed to be largely original. Older repaint quite good, though with some cracks. Chrome excellent. Leather fair. Cloth good. Headlining new. Wood poor. Cylinder head crack stitched. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $23,550. As presented, probably worth some- Market Reports The $17,000 low estimate was too much for this car in this condition, and the bid amount plus premium would have amounted to $18,369. #207-1954 BRISTOL 404 Coupe. S/N 404/ 2003. Eng.# 874/100/D2. Burgundy/gray. LHD. Odo: 78,174 miles. South African restored in the early 1990s. Repaint, chrome and retrim all w.classicshowcase.com17: -, "Offering a Fine Selection of Classic European Vehicles World Class Restoration Facility, Guaranteed Show Winners" Classic Showcase LHD. Odo: 21,540 miles. Division, whitewalls. Swedish restored some years ago. Repaint still good, though minor shrinkage cracks February, 2003 Sales Dept: 760-747-3188 • Buying/Restoring: 760-747-9947 • Fax: 760-747-4021 San Marcos CA 92069-3028 USA • management©classicshowcase.com 45

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Market Reports Ward. SN PRH4818. Eng.# 4818. Peacock blue over silver/turquoise leather and velour. LHD. Odo: 15,882 miles. Division, automatic. Same spec as 1973 London Motor Show car. Genuine total mileage. Repaint and chrome excellent. Original interior very good. Two owners since new, same garage for 30 years. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $62,800. Oh - - good. Fully documented history from new. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $43,960. One of only 40 short-chassis 404s withfins produced Deserved to sell on rarity value alone, but the $55,000 lower estimate deterred bidders. #199 - 1956 BENTLEY Si CONTINENTAL Fastback. Body by H J Mulliner. S/N BC93AF. Eng.# BC92A. Blue/red leather. RHD. Odo: 684 miles. Automatic. 1993 repaint still excellent. Chrome very good. Three Rolls-Royce scheme possibly worked against it. In a more stately lively, should have made the $78,000 being sought. #184 - - so '70s color 1980 ROLLS ROYCE SILVER SHADOW H Sedan. S/N SRH0041248. Eng.# 42148. Gold/green velour. RHD. Odo: 55,383 1903 RENAULT M 611P Tourer. S/N N/A. Eng.# 10066. Blue/black. RHD. Correct - minimum bid was unobtainable. Probably worth $80,000 to $90,000. #202 and Bentley Club badges on front bar. Crumpled license plate. Original leather nicely worn. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $66,780. A stylish way to travel at 120 mph, and worth the $78,500 minimum required #196 - miles. Automatic. Fully charted service history. Old repaint only fair. Touched-up chips. Corrosion evident around passenger side pillar base and door trim finisher. Rest of brightwork good. Wood flaky and poor. Velour worn. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $7,748. Not a particularly nice example, but sensibly reserved by the auctioneers and vendor. Midestimate valuation given by buyer. FRENCH 1970 LOTUS ELAN SPRINT S4 Coupe. S/N 7352. Red over gold and white/ #189-1899 CLEMENT-PANHARD VCP Light Tourer. S/N 141. Eng.# 194. Black/brown. RHD. Paint poor with cracked mudguards. Seat De Dion one-cylinder engine. Old repaint poor. Seat retrim fair. One pneumatic tire flat, another split and off rim. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $47,932. Lots of Renault Freres Club events await this car, along with the Tour du Man and Rallye des Ancetres. Correctly valued by all concerned #180 - LEAF Tourer. S/N N/A. Aluminum over primer. LHD. Part-restored. Chassis stripped and 1924 CITROEN 5CV C3 CLOVER- black. RHD. Odo: 51,764 miles. Chassis restored and engine rebuilt during last ten years. Paint good, brightwork poor. Interior dirty and only fair with split transmission tunnel trim. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $8,635. Not really a good enough example for this Christie 's London catalog sale. Actually worth no more than $9,500, not the $11,000 minimum required #188 - 1975 ROLLS ROYCE PHANTOM - VI Limousine. Body by H J Mulliner Park squab soiled. Tiny wood-rim wheel. Brass bulb horn. Updated with solid tires, but still likely to give a painful ride! Cond: 3. SOLD AT $77,480. A really early Victorian, which is Class I eligible for Veteran Car Club events, and will be easily refurbished Hence, top estimate valuation by purchaser. #211 - 1903 PANHARD-LEVASSOR 7HP Rear-Entrance Tonneau. SIN 5639. Eng.# 5639. Yellow/black. RHD. Australian resident.Recent appearances on LondonBrighton Run. Paint very marked. Button seat leather and brass headlamps only fair. Cond: 2 - 46  - painted. Body reinstated. Panels in primer vu. ith some surface rust. Many spares and cutaway drawing by tech illustrator vendor James Allington included. No reserve. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $4,427. Named the Cloverleaf for the three-person seating arrangement. Surprisingly, there isn't much left to complete this project. About right pricewise. GERMAN #209 1956 MERCEDES BENZ 300SL - . NOT SOLD AT $105,190. VCC and London-Brighton eligible. The required $110,000 GULLWING Coupe. S/N 5500086. Eng.# 5500099. Red/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 2,792 km. US-restored more than ten years ago, and possibly not driven since. Paint and brightwork excellent, with only one small flaw on the trunk Sports Car Market

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Christie's - London, 11K "drive" at sale time. Repaint only fair. Brightwork good. Original interior dirty, new carpets. Rarely used. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $18,448. Tidy enough, though no concours star Sold for slightly more than expected. Hope the gearbox problem is minor #205-1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SE 3.5 Coupe. S/N 11102612001511. Eng.# 11698012001316. Green metallic/green cloth. lid. All trim renewed. No undertrays. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $141,222. Companion cutaway drawing sold for $4,552. Mid-estimate valuation by buyer Gullwings don't come much cheaper #193-1958 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Roadster. S/N 198.042. Eng.# 198.980. Silver/ red leather. LHD. Odo: 1,933 km. Older repaint with only minor blemishes. Chrome very Market Reports #182-1967 FERRARI 275 GTB/4 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 09621. Eng.# 09621. Red/black leather. RHD. Odo: 36,373 miles. LHD. Odo: 44,995 km. Power steering and windows, air conditioning, automatic transmission. Older repaint very good. Brightwork only fair with some pitting to quarter-window trim. Original leather good. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $13,345. One of the most exclusive coupes of its day, though bid was not quite enough to meet the required $16,000. ITALIAN good. Original leather very cracked and poor. Unknown early history. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $129,133. One of first batch of 300SL roadsters. Not the sharpest example around, though the price was about right. #186-1969 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SL Roadster. S/N 113044127. Eng.# 1300163201. Pewter metallic/beige MB tex. LHD. Odo: 145 km. Hard top. Automatic gearbox stuck in #183-1959 FERRARI 250 TESTA ROSSA REPLICA Race Roadster. S/N N/A. Eng.# 4935. Red/blue cord. RHD. Body commissioned by James Allington. Recreation of S/N 0770. Restored 1975. Older repaint still good apart from corrosion to front edge of passenger door and poor paint in door apertures. Brightwork fair with minor pitting and polishing scratches. Interior very good with light scuffing to driver's bucket seat edge. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $266,900. One of only 27 right-hand-drive four-cams. $250,000 to $270,000 should have been accepted, but the required $310,000 was just wishful thinking. #195-1970 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA Coupe. Body by Scaglietti. S/N 13915. Eng.# 13915. Gunmetal gray metallic/ black leather. RHD. Odo: 3,702 miles. Ex-Lord Hesketh and Eric Clapton. Plexiglass headlight covers. Restored in 1988. Repaint excellent, apart from crack to driver's side pillar. Paint on alloy wheels fair. Brightwork good with polish marks. Interior very good with only minor wear to retrim. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $91,060. Corresponding cutaway drawing sold for $9,106, which is Lusso 250 GT motor with six Weber 38 DCNs. Offset five-speed and rear axle patterned copies of originals. Paint excellent, slightly mellowed. Interior good, with light scuffing to alloy flooring. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $232,753. Most authentically replicated some years ago, thanks to the vendor owning the real thing. Glorious, and worth every dime. Could not be built for the price paid Travel begins here . . . Stephanie Warrington The Official Travel Agent for Sports Car Market Specializing in International Travel, Custom Vacations & Groups 503.231.5103  800.594.0805  February, 2003  email: stephanie@wtpdx.com  700 NE Multnomah, #478 Portland OR 97232 World Travel Inc. The HALEY MOTORSPORTS Collection Models Prints & Posters Books Automobilia & More more than some cars went for at this sale. This Daytona was worth slightly more, but there are too many unwanted examples currently on the market. #206-1975 FERRARI 365 GT4 2+2 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N F101AL 18343. Blue www.haleymotorsports.com Secure Online Ordering  Telephone (636) 828-4389 47

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Market Reports Silver - Tacoma, WA metallic/magnolia. LHD. Odo: 83,078 km. Fivespeed. Good Terry Hoyle mechanical refurb bills on file. Old repaint very good. Paint on alloy wheels good. Old retrim slightly dirty. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $16,603. $2500 below the low estimate was wisely accepted for what is one of the least desirable of all Ferrari models. #210-1984 LAMBORGHINI COUNTACH LP5000S Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N 'ng coming out of seats. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $13,345. Not much ofafollowing today, due in part to the fact that KRIT used the swastika as a motif for their company. No takers here for this extremely rare Edwardian. Who knows what a KRIT in resto-project state is really worth? #201-1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD Convertible. S/N P6FH293352. Green/green and white. LHD. Odo: 3,353 miles. Auto Silver Auctions Tacoma, Washington November 23, 2002 Fr I ZA9300500ELA12704. Eng.# LA12704. Gray metallic/black. LHD. Odo: 11,350 km. Genuine low mileage. Claimed-to-be-original paint looks very good. Alloy wheels marked. Original interior good. Recently serviced by Verdi. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $42,390. Ratherfunereal color combo didn't help. If in red or yellow, would have been more likely to have raised the desired $55,000. #194-1992 FERRARI 512 TR Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N ZFFLA40000092428. Eng.# 30334. Red/magnolia leather. RHD. Odo: 1,809 miles. Genuine low mileage. Acquired by vendor direct from Christie's Sir Elton John sale matic, hard top, Continental kit. Older restoration. Paint good, apart from customary scratch to spare wheel cover, plus chips to headlamp nacelle joints. Chrome good. Renewed interior correct, but marked. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $24,903. Just over the top estimate was forthcoming, which was about right for its condition. #185-1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. S/N N/A. Eng.# F1010FG. Black with gray coves/red. LHD. Odo: 12 miles. Auctioneers: Mitch Silver; Bob Graham Number of automotive lots: 104 Number of automotive lots sold: 42 °. Sale rate: 39% Sale total: $280,536 High: Lot #54, 1931 Ford Model A street rod, sold at $28,350, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium included on sold lots: 5% Report by Terry Parkhurst Market opinions in italics n the same building where the Rolling Stones played a week and a half prior, Mitch Silver held an auction that had plenty of energy on stage, but an audience that just wasn't ready to give him any satisfaction. June 2001 and, rather oddly, remaining in storage since. Mint, though easily marked driver's seat slightly grubby. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $73,390. Sold in 2001 for $1 26,266, when it had 8 fewer miles. Near top estimate deserved. There can surely be no better 512 TR. Now, why would the vendor choose to pay a premium for this car, then put it in storage, only to sell it a year later for a $50,000 loss? AMERICAN #197-1913 KRIT 25HP Tourer. S/N N/A. Two-tone green/green. RHD. Certainly Detroitbuilt before KRIT folded in 1915, and exported to Ireland. Unused for years. Old repaint very poor. Leather very old and distressed, with stuff- 48  Auctioneer Bob Graham, whose nickname is "GTO Bob," carefully explained the details of several GT0s, including a very nice 1969 convertible complete with a 350-horsepower, 400c.i. V8, hood-mounted tachometer, factory fourspeed manual transmission and a power top—all to no avail. A high bid of $15,500 wasn't enough, understandably, for the seller to let it go. Some German cars did well. A1954 Vollcswagen Beetle, complete with trafficators, sold for $7,087. Also, a 1963 Mercedes-Benz 220SE convertible with early fuel injection went for $24,675. But about ten Mercedes-Benz SLs, ranging from the 1970s to the mid-'80s, crossed the block unsold. A pair of '55 Bel Airs, one custom and one stock, did well, both selling in the $25,000 range. Even though the going was tough, Mitch still raked in $280,000—not a bad haul for an afternoon. And Silver Auctions has built its enviable reputation by just doing what it does, putting on auction after auction, year after year, in good times and bad. Besides, all these smaller auctions end up feeding the customer base that leads to the big August extravaganza in Reno.—T.P. 283/220 V8, Automatic, hard top. Fully restored. Repaint and all chrome excellent. Very good interior renewed to original spec. Show-finish engine. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $44,274. For this side of the pond, this was a lovely example. Hence $12,874 above the top estimate resulted.• Research before you buy your next collectible car sportscarmarket.com Sports Car Market ENGLISH #98-1965 JAGUAR XKE S14.2 Coupe. S/N J651E30194. Burgundy/black vinyl. LHD. Odo:

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Silver - Tacoma WA 67,320 miles. Four-speed, chrome wires, three two-barrel sidedraft carbs. A well-maintained, mostly original car. Appears to be an older respray. Interior starting to show age. Gauges are tired, passenger seat worn. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $18,500. The family wanted to sell, as the acquisition of a Ferrari meant too many cars for the garage. This Jag could have been sold without regrets at this bid. Average E-coupes that may soon need everything are not exactly the hottest item on the auction circuit. #33-1969 TRIUMPH GT6 Coupe. Body by Michelotti. S/N KC50461. Light yellow/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 87,628 miles. Four-speed, chrome wires. Dual Strombergs. Missing front Market Reports Murphy in 1997. NADA books this car at $21,000, so the bid was not unreasonable. GERMAN #I7A-1954 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE Coupe. S/N 1065438. White/brown vinyl. LHD. Odo: 83,000 miles. Sold new at Vermont Motors, Seattle. Nicely redone interior. Recent ITALIAN #8-1971 FIAT 850 Spider. S/N 100GBS1016403. Yellow/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 101,860 miles. Roll bar. Evidence of frontend damage from a parking-lot mishap. Some However, they turned out to be nearly saleproof and wildly expensive to maintain. BMW just isn't very good at reliable V12 supercars. bumper. Mileage claimed original. Seller said engine overhaul was "recent," but gave no specific mileage or date. Rust showing through original paint. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $1,785. Triumph's response to the MGB-GT. Both were slaughtered in the marketplace by the 240Z. Nonetheless, the six-cylinder engine is very smooth and high-revving. This car was a dog; run it till it breaks, then run away. #40-1989 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 REPLICA Convertible. S/N CRLBB7117 KF000912. Orange/gray vinyl. LHD. Odo: 6,200 miles. Made by Sebring. 302-c.i. Ford V8, respray with good body prep. New fuel filter Running boards in good shape. Trafficators Cond: 3. SOLD AT $7,087. Bugs this old are not easy to find. As cheap, utilitarian transportation, they were run hard and put away wet. The words 'future collectible" were not part of their owners' vocabulary. #42-1963 MERCEDES-BENZ 220SE Cabriolet. S/N A1120231000025. White/red leather. LHD. Four-speed transmission. Engine bay as clean as car's exterior. Interior original, rust visible, but no apparent structural rot. Paint looks original, with touch-up work in a nonmatching shade of yellow. Cond: 5. SOLD AT $425. Not exactly the car you would want to be in for a crash test, unless you're really a dummy. Cheap fun; an amusement park driving ride for the street. #70-1979 ALFA ROMEO SPRINT VELOCE Coupe. S/N AR11650006700. Silver/gray cloth. LHD. Odo: 83,329 miles. Sunroof, Blaupunkt stereo. Panel fit and paint four-speed. Mallory ignition module and tuned exhaust headers. No ripples in fiberglass body, fit and finish better than adequate. Engine compartment well detailed, with minor wear to chrome. Good build quality. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $10,710. Though not listed, horsepower likely in the neighborhood of 350. Ifyou look at it as a cheap way to own a Healey, you're off base. If you look at it as a good alternative to a Kia at the same price, you're right. #58-1993 JAGUAR XJ-RS Convertible. S/N SAJSW5348PC186612. Red/off-white leather. LHD. Odo: 20,719 miles. A low-mileage car that looked it. Paint still factory shiny. Interior showed a little wear. Engine compartment was clean, although not highly detailed. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $21,000. Formerly of the Shafer Collection, auctioned off by James G February, 2003  with ,ome slight cracking to leather. Power top in good working order. Paint freshened up at some point. Chrome good. Excellent panel fit and finish. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $24,675. Handsome cars, and terrific for cruising at 75 mph on the Interstate. This car cannot be made any better without spending gobs of money. If the new owner can restrain himself from a restoration, and just drive and enjoy, then well bought. #28-1993 BMW 850Ci Coupe. S/N WBAEG2325PCB75A8. Burgundy/napa leather. LHD. Odo: 55,000 miles. Five-speed. Excellent panel fit and paint quality, with no dents or rust. Obviously garaged and wellmaintained. Interior supported stated miles. Little to no wear on the seats. Sunroof, electronic damping control, microprocessor-controlled suspension. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $23,000. The fastest and most expensive BMW in 1993, only 697 were made that year, and they cost $98,500. quality good. No visible rust and original paint and chrome good. No dents, interior showing wear. Some side trim bent back, visible paint touch-up marks. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $2,048. The US versions of the Alfetta were handsome, but had wimpy, smog-strangled engines, pathetic handling and "stir mush with a twig" shift linkage. I like Alfas, and could like this car; but detest Alfa for foisting such crap on the US market.—ED. AMERICAN #93-1947 CHRYSLER NEW YORKER Se- dan. S/N 7055823. Light green/light gray cloth. LHD. Odo: 52,000 miles. Original interior in good shape. Very nice new paint. Redone chrome 49

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Market Reports g . a'41141.1 with no pits. Engine Ian ell, with no discern- ible valve chatter or oil blow-by. Body in extremely good shape, with no rust or major dents. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $8,138. Owner said, "The fluid drive lets you roll into overdrive." The car 's 127.5-inch wheelbase rivals today's limousines. An imposing car but will never be worth any more than the amount paid. #56 1955 CHEVROLET BEL AIR Coupe. S/N VC55J205137. Blue and white/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 4 miles. Aftermarket four-speed, 400-c.i. V8, custom respray. Disc brake conver- - Good paint, but significant body repair with Bondo (a magnet would not adhere to the rear rocker panels). Came with both tops. Correct Holley four-barrel carb. Very nice. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $26,250. A cut-rate restoration brought slightly more than a cut-rate price. Perfect 'Birds can top $50,000, but this was all the money for this car #55 1959 CHEVROLET IMPALA Coupe. S/N F59L202704. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: - wasn't a concours price paid, either Nicely done Mustang coupes offer a lot offun, including visual appeal, for not much money. And they will never go down in price fproperly maintained. #1 - 1965 PLYMOUTH BARRACUDA Coupe. S/N 1852660363. Green and primer/ turquoise vinyl. LHD. Odo: 118,716 miles. Slant-six engine, automatic. Missing interior trim pieces and door panels. Body has patches of sion. New wiring. $5,000 reportedly spent to bring it to good, driveable condition. American Racing mag wheels, BF Goodrich tires. Nicely done overall. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $26,355. Just four miles supposedly since restoration. Customs are always a tough sell, as you have to find someone who agrees with your approach to looks, handling and performance. Fairly bought and sold both. #74 - 1955 CHEVROLET BEL AM Coupe. SN 51037631604. Pale yellow and white/turquoise cloth. LHD. Odo: 53,000 miles. 265-c.i. 67,134 miles. 283-c.i. V8, automatic. Balanced and blueprinted engine. Power brakes. Repainted a non-factory color, preparation and finish looked good, as did panel fit. No rust visible. Interior redone and in good shape. Baby moon caps. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $9,500. The '59-'61 Impalas are nearly the last big Chevys that haven't started to appreciate. It really takes a 348-c.i. Turbo-Thrust, preferably with a four-speed and injected, to bring big bucks. Car could have been sold at this bid. #86 1964 FORD GALAXIE 500XL Coupe. S/N 4P68X168096. White/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 67,000 miles. 390-c.i. V8, automatic. 3x2barrel carbs with progressive linkage. New rear - V8, automatic. Car looked like a frame-on restoration. Color was original, but resprayed. V8 had all the correct and desirable Power Pak options. Interior redone and equipped with a Wonderbar radio. Accessory bumper guards. Excellent brightwork. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $25,463. About the same price as the custom (Lot #56), but probably a better buy. Making this car a little nicer could bring huge dividends; making the hot rod nicer wouldn't make any difference at all in value. #63 - 1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD Con- vertible. S/N D7H265743. Silver gray/white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 87,000 miles. Automatic. 50  1965 FORD MUSTANG Coupe. S/N 6R07C157770. Light blue/white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 95,552 miles. 289-c.i. V8, automatic. A presentable car with a decent respray. Panel fit good. Nice chrome and desirable options, including styled steel wheels and power steering. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $10,290. Will never be a concours car but this - springs, shocks, brake shoes, muffler and cylinder head. Paint not original, but nicely done. Panel fit very good. Nice interior. New Michelin tires. Aluminized steel exhaust Cond: 2. SOLDAT $11,340. A lot ofmoney for a '64, even with the big engine. Fords generally don't bring as much money as Chevys with the same equipment do—it has to do with their relative popularity when new. #45 four-speed. Positraction. Panel fit and paint good. A very nice, professional restoration on what seemed to be a sound, original car. Good chrome and no rust. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $14,500. Ran at the end of the auction, when few bidders remained. Should have brought at least $30,000, and maybe even more. These early Comoros are hot.• Sir Donald is Smiling '54 Austin-Healey 100-4, 521,431, H (p. 38) '60 Austin-Healey 100/6, $20,606 H (p. 38) '61 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk I, 520,771, H (p 40) '89 Austin-Healey 3000 replica, 510,710, S (p. 49) Sports Car Market original color and primer; no major rust Centerline wheels. Raised rear. Stored for many years. Cond: 5. SOLD AT $575. The wheels may be worth more than the can The large rearfastback glass would be the nice beginnings of a custom greenhouse. #89 - 1967 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS Convertible. S/N 123677N222579. Blue with white nose stripe/black vinyl. LHD. 327-c.i.,

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Market Reports cember, the chandelier-lit ballroom of the Palace Hotel becomes a saleroom and the underground parking garage is transformed into a white-carpeted viewing area. With two rostrums auctioning alternate lots to a packed house and a huge video screen relaying the action to an overflow crowd in the bar and lounge areas, the European market leader warmed up with automobilia, Patek Philippe wristwatches and diamond goodies before shifting $3.3m of automobiles. Bon hams Palace Hotel, Gstaad, Switzerland December 20, 2002 Auctioneers: Robert Brooks and Malcolm Barber Number of automotive lots: 34 Number of automotive lots sold: 21 Sale rate: 62% Sale total: $3,278,997 High: Lot #269, 1947/48 Ferrari 166 Spider Corsa, sold at $771,501, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 15% on the first $50,000, 10% thereafter Report by Richard Hudson-Evans Market opinions in italics n what has traditionally become the European collector automobile auction year's curtain closer, Bonhams staged another really well presented all-Ferrari event at the mountain ski resort of Gstaad. Every De- I COSDEL INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION The only experienced shipper of high-value sports and racing cars to road, track and concours events world-wide. We take care of everything! You just FLY & DRIVE! Martin E. Button Inc. Phone: 415-777-2000 > Fax: 415-543-5112 Email: info@cosdel.com *: • sly,74 V Quality Service Since 1960 We are the exclusive shipper for all three major Monterey Auctions. February, 2003 Two of the big-money Ferraris failed to hook buyers, however. The catalog cover star and Turin and New York Show-exhibited 1954 375 Mille Miglia, with unique Ghia coachwork, ran out of interest with $923,529 displayed on the bidding board. Meanwhile, a totally reconstructed 1960 250 GT SWB with far-off competition history was abandoned unsold at $639,367. The highest priced automobile, secured postblock rather than under Malcolm Barber's gavel, was the $771,501 1947/48 166, which was billed by Bonhams as "The Founding Ferrari" for being the earliest complete Ferrari to have been supplied to a paying customer. Much exposed in the US in recent years, the Spyder Corsa was exercised in the 1996 Mille Miglia Retro by Phil Hill, with co-driver, owner and long-time SCM subscriber David Sydorick. Hailed as a new auction record price, but perhaps more appropriately a new-era record, $455,903 was invested in an original and mint 14,425-mile 1967 275 GTB/4. Mind you, You can't take the Chequered Flag if your car doesn't make the event! $60,000 had been spent with Shelton Sports Cars of Fort Lauderdale on a sympathetic refurbishment since 1999. While it was a bad evening for old Fl Ferraris of 1972 to 1984 vintage, with all three singleseaters offered failing to hook buyers, Lussos did really well with both examples selling for good money. The Geneva Salon-shown and Tour de France-driven 1964 250 GT Lusso Berlinetta Competizione made a high estimate $424,362, and the 1964 250 GT Lusso road car that was first owned by Swiss GP ace Jo Siffert raised $235,897. Lusso values must be enhanced as a result of these public valuations, though both did have super history. The fact that stunt king Evel Knievel once owned a 1971 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyderand a genuine factory-manufactured open car at that—did not seem to help its chances with an insufficient $291,267 displayed on the electronic currency board. Even more extraordinary was the performance of an opened-up 1971 365 GTB/4 Daytona, for which a crunched coupe had been the donor car, and for which a top estimate $183,853 was forthcoming. It made the two other Daytonas in the sale—both with their roofs still in place and intact—all the better value. A 1970 plexiglass-nosed coupe in white was landed for $102,632, while a 1972 coupe in red cost $93,958. Simon Kidston's well-staged pre-Christmas auction, his fifth such production, once again provided essential intelligence for the global market.—R.H-E. Alfa Parts  Amelia Concours d'Elegance  Artcurial Briest Poulain Le Fur  Barrett-Jackson  BB One Exports  Bonhams  Brian D. 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Market Reports _  ITALIAN #269-1947/48 FERRARI 166 Race Roadster. SIN 002-C. Eng.# 002-C. Red/burgundy. RHD. Acquired in 1972 by Sir Anthony Bamford in Restored and rebodied in 1983. Paint still very good. Seats worn. Non-matching block, correct heads, sump and gearbox. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $639,367. Claimed to have been stolen in 1978, but actually sold to recover unpaid storage bill. Much reenacted by DK Engineering to be as originally driven by Schlesser, for sale for some time by English collector A car with stories, hence the knock in value. #263-1963 FERRARI 250 GTE SIII 2+2 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 4745. Eng.# 4745. Black/red leather. LHD. Odo: 4,462 km. Swiss owned from new. Refurbished by Swiss component form. Most recent restoration by SSR, Long Island, pre-1994. Driven by Phil Hill in 1997 Mille Miglia with SCM'er David Sydorick. Glossy presentation. Driver's seat scuffed. Wood-rim steering wheel much handled. Cond: I-. SOLD AT $771,501. Did not sell under hammer, but quickly declared sold afterward to one of Switzerland's foremost collections. Widely considered to be the earliest complete Ferrari supplied to a private customer Fair price. #276-1954 FERRARI 375 MM Coupe. Body by Ghia. S/N 0476 AM. Salmon and anthracite/ salmon and anthracite. LHD. Odo: 13,150 km. contestant hi telephone resolved al favor ofhome player who had to pay top money to win. Performance of both this car and Lot #253 here must have boosted all Lusso values. #266-1964 FERRARI 275 GTS Spyder. Body by Pin infarina. S/N 06867. Red/tan. LHD. Odo: 5,960 km. Over ten-year-old repaint still Ferrari specialist Edi Wyss since. Partial repaint very good. Chrome excellent. Wheel finish poor, with much hammer damage. Good retrim, older transmission tunnel leather likely to be original. Engine bay tidy. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $55,212. Acquired at Bonhams 2001 Gstaad sale for $53,299. Although the owner was seeking more, car was correctly valued by the buyer Prices for 250 GTEs are creeping upwards, as many have been lost to conversion. #253-1964 FERRARI 250 GT LUSSO Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 5303GT. Eng.# 5303GT. Dark blue metallic/beige. LHD. Odo: 78,971 miles. First owned by Swiss GP ace Jo Siffert. Wyss mechanical overhaul in t5 01111a:— Num C■4I 1.1),:11441rD Genuine mileage. Turin and NY Shows exhibit 1955. Ex-Bob Wilke of Milwaukee. Paint good, though with touched-up chips. Door top finishers and handles pitted. Original leather cracked. Holes in rear parcel shelf carpet. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $923,529. Last Ferrari to be bodied by Ghia, and the only Ghia-bodied 375 MM. Still, too pricey for the audience in the Palace Hotel ballroom. When you're willing to spend $1 In, you have a lot of choices. #264-1960 FERRARI 250 GT SWB Coupe. S/N 2209GT. Eng.# 2209A. White with green stripes/dark brown. L HD. Odo: 43,361 km. 41  . ( ip 1999. Power windows. Paint very good, and possibly original. Brightwork only fair, rear bumper wavy. Original leather cracked and worn. Carpets renewed. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $235,897. One of 350 Lussos. Super history deserved $35,000 over the high estimate from a British buyer Undervalued for too long, Lussos have been strong since Barrett-Jackson 's Petersen sale last year For top cars, the trend upwards will continue. Rebodied by GP Metalcraft. First raced by Jo Schlesser, badly crashed by Gianni Roghi, rebodied by Carrozzeria Sports Cars in 1968. 52  #275-1964 FERRARI 250 GT LUSSO COMPETITION Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 05367GT. Eng.# 05367GT. Dark blue metallic/magnolia. LHD. Odo: 10,072 km. Geneva Salon car. Muller/Walter-driven in 1964 Tour de France. Full Wyss restoration in 1999, at which point it was excellently repainted. Good brightwork. Wheels mint. Original interior grubby. Engine presentation very good. Four huge megaphone exhausts. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $424,362. Fierce bidding battle between Swiss historic racer in room and Hong Kong Power windows. Color-changed repaint still very good. Brightwork good, polishing marks. Windshield scratched by wiper blade. Retrimmed interior fair, with oil marks to passenger seat squab. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $177,545. $14,000 under the lower estimate was accepted, which is about right for condition. Some think these are the ultimate civilized open V12, with a better suspension and more power than the earlier 275 GTS. #274-1967 FERRARI 275 GTB/4 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 10307. Eng.# 10307. Silver-blue metallic/pumpkin leather. LHD. Odo: 14,425 miles. Genuine mileage. In receipt of a excellent. Trunk lid fit poor. Inconsistent gap between rear bumper and body. Chrome fairly good, one dented overrider. Retrimmed interior good. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $183,853. The 13th of 200 275 GTS models built. Following restoration, acquired in Monte Carlo auction in 1991. Mid-estimate valuation by buyer in line with the current market. #285-1966 FERRARI 330 GTS Spyder. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 9771. Black/red. LHD. Odo: 46,399 km. Always a resident of Spain. Sports Car Market

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Bonham s - Gstaad, Switzerland $60,000 sympathetic refurb by Shelton Sports Cars of Fort Lauderdale from 1999 to 2001. Platinum award at Cavallino Classic in 2000. Still no apparent wear anywhere. Leather certainly original. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $455,903. Super car, super color super condition; hence, $55,000 over the top estimate was forthcoming. A current-era auction record for this model was claimed. #281-1967 FERRARI 330 GT SII 2+2 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 9453. Eng.# 9453. Silver/black. LHD. Odo: 62,619 miles. Air conditioning, power steering, two headlights, everyone proclaims their values are back. Then afew, albeit often in drab colors like this, sell for $100k and everyone's crying again. #251-1970 FERRARI 365 GT 2+2 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 13287. Eng.# 13287. White/black. LHD. Odo: 74,915 km. Five-speed. five-speed box. Last restored in 1999, more recently mechanically refurbished by Wyss. Repaint still very good. Brightwork good. Wheel rims hammer-marked. Interior fair, left seat leather cracked. Underhood fair. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $43,676. Acquired by vendor at the 2000 Bonhams Gstaad sale for $33,075. Recent ss bills on file for $9,000 certainly helped boost this 330 $13,000 over the top estimate. #255-1970 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 13731. White/black leather. LHD. Odo: 48,484 km. Genuine mileage. Air conditioning. Four owners fully charted. Expensively mechanically refurbished by Wyss in 2001. Paint very good, apart from A-pillar base. Plexiglass headlight cover amazingly intact. Wheels mint. Interior fair, acceptable wear. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $102,632. Early plexiglass-nosed cars like this one are the most desirable Daytonas to own. When a couple of Daytonas sell for $130k, Insurance for Classic Cars Costs Less Than You Think! SAMPLE QUOTE 1971 Porsche 911E Insured Value. $25,000 Liability: $300,000 Annual Premium: $209 Market Reports _ ---401111.  11111111111111111 touch-up marks. Brightwork, wheels and engine bay all good. Retrimmed interior now slightly soiled. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $291,267. Changed hands at Monaco auction in 1988 for $684,200. Insufficient $277,059 offer was certainly made by telephone, $284,000 appeared to have been bid in the room. For Evel, babying a car probably means he only jumps it over creeks instead of canyons. #257-1971 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA Spyder. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 13425. Red/tan with black inserts. LHD. Odo: 9,927 km. Conversion by Egidio Brandoli. Accident-damaged Daytona coupe employed as donor. Lots of genuine Daytona bits and Scaglietti panels. Rear end and sills reinforced during chop. Trim by Luppi. All perfectly done. Borranis, • Unmarked repaint very good. Some brightwork rechromed, though bumper surfaces ripply, window surround finishers scratched. Driver's side front turn signal lens in need of replacement. Refurbished original interior good. Engine bay finish fair. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $33,786. Just under the lower estimate was accepted. Lots of frontengined Ferrari for your dollar #267-1971 FERRARI 365 GTS/4 DAYTONA Spyder. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 14737. Red/tan with black inserts. LHD. Odo: 76,967 km. Air conditioning. First owned by Evel Knievel. Color changed throughout at some time. Repaint still very good, with only minor Exotic Car Transport ORLANDO FLORIDA Open and Enclosed Carrier Service! _-.-  ., _.  1 ■ J -----04* • "0" Deductible  • 24 Hour Claims Service • "Agreed Value" Coverage • Credit Card Payment Option • One Liability Charge  • "A" Rated Insurance Co. GREATAmEatcouv (800) 678-5173 www.parishheacock.com February, 2003  Parish' Heacock sr±. INSURANCE FOR AUTOMOBILE ENTHUSIASTS No Affiliation with Porsche' Cars NA is intended or implied. Nationwide Transport of Exotic, Vintage and Luxury Automobiles Indoor Storage Available 53 "Get the whole story of Exotic Car Transport, visit us on the Worldwide Web." 1-800-766-8797 www.exoticcartransport.corn

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Market Reports lower final drive, power steering. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $183,853. The extremeo, high standard ofworkmanship of this conversion job makes this a fair buy but this is still a price that is nearly unrepeatable outside the superheated atmosphere of Gstaad. $125k is top dollar for most conversions. #262 - 1971 FERRARI 246 GT DINO Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 01236. Red/black with red inserts. LHD. Odo: 6,948 km. Last restored 1 in Italy in 1991. Recent new engine and gearbox by Roelofs of Netherlands. Paint still completely unmarked. Chrome, interior and engine bay presentation very good. New tires. Spare wheel compartment only fair. Two scratches to windshield. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $73,691. $6,500 under the low estimate was accepted. Top dollar for a Dino coupe, which have a better following in Europe than the US. #259 - 1972 FERRARI Fl Prototype. S/N 312B3 009. Eng.# 001/1 N.23. Red with white engine cover/red and blue fabric. Tested extensively for works team by Jackie Ickx and Art Converted into street-usable Group IV lookalike in US 1982-86 by Francois Sicard. Aluminum panels. Flared wheel arches. Air-splitters along front fender tops. Cage, fire system. Le Mans-style plexi-nose. Paint, interior, engine bay all excellent. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $163,394. Converted Group IV cars are increasingly popular in events like the Tour Auto and Modena Cento Ore. With a real Comp Daytona at $1.2m and going up, paying the $230k minimum here seems like a cheap way to play with the big boys. But it's still a replica. #279 1975 FERRARI 208 GT4 Spyder. Body by Bertone. S/N 13956. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 99,511 km. Beheaded in Italy. Two-liter - tinted windshield. Fully refurbished by factory. Magnesium bits wisely re-cast in aluminum. Paint excellent, period-correct stickers. Arexons safety harness. Engine, transmission, suspension all dull. Cond: I-. NOT SOLD AT $412,036. Judging from the performance of the other F Is in this sale, nobody was in the market for Ferrari single-seaters here—well, not at the prices asked $410,000 was being sought. Real offer of $369,412 spotted. #282 1982 FERRARI 308 GTBi Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 38755. Red/beige. LHD. Odo: 97,101 km. Air conditioning. Restored only last year, with engine rebuilt by - #273 1972 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 COMPE- TITION Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 15723. Eng.# B1722. Red with blue and white stripe/blue Nomex. LHD. Odo: 18,510 miles. 1980 FERRARI 312 T5 Fl Racer. S/N 044. Red with white edging/dark blue. Gilles Villeneuve and Jody Schecicter worked here. Blue #270 - Merzario. Never raced. Acquired from factory by Sir Anthony Bamford 1975. Part of Japanese Hayashi Collection early 1980s. According to recently published Motor Sport track test, all working well. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $314,693. Because of the nose profile, known as Spazzaneve or "Snowplow. "Bidding (or auctioning) was abandoned $85,000 short of the low estimate. Actual current valuation therefore unknown, but certainly less than the $400k minimum wanted. #252 - 1972 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 15523. Eng.# 1582. Red/tan. LHD. Odo: 42,172 miles. Air conditioning, Cromodoras. Restored tax-dodger engine. Repaint good, with only minor marks and stone flecks to the front. Wheels chipped. Interior good. Engine bay only fair. No reserve. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $17,305. Shiny Rosso Corsa and open—albeit a chop job—and the cheapest Ferrari in the sale. Certainly worth no more! And now the new owner surely has the rarest—and slowest—Ferrari in his neighborhood Where will John Barnes put it at Cavallino? #261 - 1979 FERRARI 308 GTB/C COMPE- TITION Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 26645. Red/blue. RHD. GRP panels. Paint very good. Safety Devices caged competition interior. Sparco buckets, driver's harness frayed and Tony Auto of Modena. Repaint still excellent. Windshield corner milky. Black side window finishers scratched. Wheels marked. Luppiretrimmed interior very clean. No reserve. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $22,250. Sold here two years ago for $19,955, when it had 96,183 kilometers on the clock. Mid-estimate result seemed like a reasonable value. And with the recent rebuild, shouldn't have any oil-consumption issues. #278-1984 FERRARI 126 C4 Fl Racer. SN 072. Red with black Kevlar wings/brown. Late Michele Alboreto's works car. Fully refurbished by factory before acquisition by vendor. Authentic livery very good. Arexons full harness. by Tony Franco, with color change in Modena 1991. Luppi retrim while owned by Herr Fuchs of wheel manufacturing fame. Repaint, brightwork and wheels all excellent. Interior slightly grubby, split to left seat edge. No reserve. Cond: 2 - Motor and transmission dull. Fresh engine management system. Cond: 1 - . SOLD AT $93,958. $6,000 below the estimate was accepted. Daytonas are such a good value, especially when they have a decent provenance and appear to be in good mechanical order But will they ever go up dramatically? 54 grubby. Compomotive wheels shod with Dunlop dry racers in fair condition. Engine steady bar, dry sump tank. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $41,203. Seven wins (out of 31 entries) in the Maranello Challenge. Sold here two years ago for $47,750. Sold at virtually the low estimate. Instant Track Day wheels for not much money. . NOT SOLD AT $198,914. Though nine of these cars were built, only seven were raced Another Fl that failed to establish a value. #260 - 1986 FERRARI TESTAROSSA Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 64051. Silver/blue leather. LHD. Odo: 22,433 km. Cam belts changed in 1999. Paint good, apart from careless handling scuffs on the rear and passenger side fender. Left door key bezel very scratched. Wheel Sports Car Market

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Bonhairros - Gst -aad, Switzerland • I • _.:4 • • .1t-gu-1k ,r-"`" -r• - !•==., (r, finish perfect. Interior good, with only very minor driver's seat wear. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $39,555. Acquired by vendor at the 2000 Bonhams Gstaad sale for $39,966. $6,000 below the low estimate was accepted. Testarossas have never been cheaper Could they become cheaper still? #284-1986 FERRARI 412 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. SN 63571. Midnight blue/cream. L HD. Odo: 70,166 km. Desirable five-speed about three years ago, when they were worth $400k all day long. Now their values seem to be in a slow, gentle decline as bad boy Ferrari owners look for something newer #271-1996 FERRARI F50 Spyder. Body by Pininfarina. S/N ZFFTA46B000105810. Eng.# 43104. Red/black and red. LHD. Odo: 14,000 Real market prices for current "flavor of the month" cars. Fresh Meat 2002 Mcserati Cambiocorsa Coupe Date sold: 12/21/2002 Sale location: eBay Motors; #1874717552 Details: 713 miles. Ferrari Modena 390-hp V8 engine, Ferrari Fl transmission. Sport seats, xenon lights, navigation system, Skyhook suspension. Sale result: Sold at $75,200, 12 bids. Seller's feedback: 14 Buyer's feedback: 0 MSRP: $96,000; Edmunds.com Price: $90,865 Other current offering: The Auto Gallery (Woodland Hills, CA; www.theautogalleryla.com ). Asking $102,130 for a zero-mile example. 2003 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG manual-shift. Recent repaint very good, including vulnerable body-colored bumpers. Wheels fair. Original interior clean, but worn. Packed engine bay only fair. No reserve. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $23,897. Lower estimate valuation about right for a manual 412. These are cars that must be bought on condition alone, as their styling will never excite anyone. #280-1989 FERRARI 328 GTS Spyder. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 82868. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 12,022 miles. Genuine mileage, one registered owner from new. Panel fit km. Hard top. Genuine mileage, owned by one family. Claimed never to have been circuit-driven. Truly mint. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $355,204. At least $420,000 was being sought. A mid-engined F50 like this is probably worth it. #272-2001 FERRARI 550 FIORANO Barchetta. Body by Pininfarina. S/N ZFFZR52B000124272. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 1,871 km. Fitted with "Fiorano" kit, lowered Date sold: 12/21/2002 Sale location: eBay Motors; #1875353982 Details: 300 miles. Automatic transmission with driver-adaptive control, clear title. Purchased via "Buy It Now" option. 0-60 mph in 4.6 seconds. Sale result: Sold at $137,999, I bid. Seller's feedback: 0 Buyer's feedback: 47 MSRP: $113,250; Edmunds.com Price: $114,580 Other current offering: April Miller (Springfield, MO; www.aprilmiller.com ). Asking $144,900 for a 2,000-mile example. perfect. Original paint very good, with only minor stone chips. Wheels clean. Interior excellent. Wiper scratches to windshield. Antilock brakes. No reserve. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $46,149. Top estimate achieved can be explained by the low mileage. And might have brought another $10,000 in the US, where last-year 328 Spyders are definitely in theflavor-of-the-month club. This month, anyway. #287-1991 FERRARI F40 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 88409. Red/red leather. LHD. Odo: 20,180 km. Genuine mileage. Power windows. Claimed never to have been exercised at Track Day. Cosmetics all still as new. Highly polished Speedlines shod with very low-profile Pirelli P Zeros. Spotless engine on display beneath slatted plastic rear window. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $177,602. Has to be worth $200,000 in this spec and condition. F40s had their run February, 2003 suspension, more powerful brakes with bright red calipers on show behind alloy wheel spokes. Tiny pencil-sized headlight beams. Pair ofmatching crash helmets. All perfect. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $227,223. The front-engined 550 was designed as a celebration of Pininfarina 's 70th birthday, and only 448 were built. This is now the current value. • Young Colts '01 Ferrari 550 Barchetta, $209,595, B (p. 34) '92 Ferrari 512 TR coupe, S73,390, C (p. 48) '01 Ferrari 550 Fiorano Barchetta, S227,223, B (p. 55) I Three-Pointed Stars '63 M-B 220SE Cabriolet, S24,675, S (p. 49) '56 M-B 300SL Gullwing, $141,222, C (p.47) '58 M-B 300SL roadster, S129,133, C (p.47) '69 M-B 280SL roadster, S18,448, C (p.47) Date sold: 1/1/2003 Sale location: eBay Motors; #1875181393 Details: 63 miles. GPS navigational system, heated and cooled leather seats, power sunroof and trunk lid. Sale result: Sold at $35,300, 27 bids. Seller's feedback: 7  Buyer's feedback: 0 MSRP: $54,495; Edmunds.com Price: $46,340 Other current offering: Townsend Lincoln (Carlsbad, CA; www.tonwnsendlincoln mercury.com). Asking $38,495 for anew model. 55 2002 Lincoln Blackwood

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Alfa Romeo Profile 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900C "Super" Sprint Chassis number: ARI900CO2186 T he 1900 Alfa Romeo of 1950 marked a turning point for the marque. Gone were the straight-eight and supercharged projectiles that had written so much motor racing history. Now Alfa replaced them with a modest four-cylinder engine housed in a modern-style steel saloon body. But still the engine possessed twin overhead camshafts and the suspension was ranked with the best. Even in those austere days, there was room in Italy for glamour and excitement in automobiles. In the following year the 1900C appeared with a platform slightly shorter in wheelbase than the original saloon. The 1900C provided the dynamic new school of Italian designers with the perfect base on which to create coupe bodies of unsurpassed elegance and the stylists at Ghia, Touring, Pinifarina and Vignale eagerly took up the challenge. This example is the work of one of Italy's most illustrious coachbuilders, Carrozzeria Ghia. Apparently this Ghia-bodied Alfa was sold new at the Paris Salon in 1955 to a member of the Spanish Royal family. Painted in gray with a black roof and a black and white interior, the car is presented in original condition and is said to have only 50,000 miles from new. It is still fitted with the original 16-inch Nardi steering wheel and polished Borrani wire wheels. Following the car's import into the United States in 1990, it has been preserved in original condition, and in 1999 it won Best Unrestored Car at the Concorso Italiano at Quail Lodge. Offered with copies of Italian registration documents dated from 1957 and a California title, this Alfa has an interesting history and should make a welcome addition at any Alfa meet. This car sold for $35,200, including buyer 's premium, at Christie 's Pebble Beach auction, held August 18,2002. Alfa 1900s continue to be an acquired taste. They fall somewhere in between the groundpounding eight-cylinder, supercharged cars of the '30s and the high-revving, small-displacement Giuliettas and Giulias of the '50s and '60s. The first completely new postwar Alfa, the 1900 Ghia was producing some attractive coupes as early as 1953, and by 1955 their involvement with the Chrysler Corporation was apparent in their designs for the 1900C. The Chrysler "dream cars" of the early 1950s were designed by a team under the direction of Virgil Exner and built by Ghia. The influence of this relationship is obvious when the car pictured here is compared to the Chrysler Dual Ghias. Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Years produced  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Alternatives  Web site  1951-58 1,894 (1900S/SS) $7,200 $135,000-$165,000 (1900 SSZ) $300 $50 AROC National Headquarters, 10 Raskin Road, Morristown, NJ 07960 www.aroc-usa.org Right Side of firewall Right front of block SCM Investment Grade  was ofmonocoque construction, a first for Alfa, and was powered by a new in-line four-cylinder engine with a cast iron block and aluminum head In the four-door 1900 Berlina, the single-carb 1884-cc engine produced 90 horsepower and it took 18.4 seconds to go from 0 to 60, but still managed to be a factor in competitive road events including the Carrera Panamericana. The 1900 Berlina became known as "the family car that wins road races." The 1900 evolved through its nine-year production run, with a larger; 1975-cc engine introduced in 1953. Dual-carbureted versions of this engine produced as much as 115 bhp. At the same time the mechanicals were developing, chassis were made available to various Italian coachbuilders, including Vignale, Zagato, Touring and Ghia. The most striking examples of Italian coachwork on the 1900 chassis were the C52 Disco Volante or Flying Saucer, and the BAT series of aerodynamic prototypes built by Bertone.  1954 Alfa Romeo 1900 SS Condition: 1-  Lot #162, Sils1 1900001822  1954-63 AC Aceca Coupe, Aston Martin DB214 Coupe There is some controversy about this particular 1900, as noted in the December issue of SCM (page 10). According to Alfa guru Peter Zobian, S/N 2186 was actually a Super Sprint that was ordered with a single-carb, lower-performance Sprint engine (kind of like ordering a Hemi 'Cuda and then specibring a slant six engine). Zobian argues that the car should be priced as a Super Sprint; 1 would disagree. This Alfa 1900C was offered with a pre-sale estimate of $50,000 to $70,000, which, given its generally unrestored condition (euphemistically referred to as "patina"), was optimistic. Our own Dave Brownell described the car as having, "Good door fit; some paint chips and cracks, especially to nose; paint worn on trunk lid; fair to good plating. Another time-warp car preserved in near original condition," and rated it a #2-. So clearly it was a sound car; but just as clearly would need a full restoration before being trotted out onto a national concours field This same car was offered at the 2000 Brooks auction in Monterey, and was unsold at a reported high bid of $55,000. However; this bid may have been the result of an overexcited chandelier. Especially in the rarefied Monterey atmosphere, buyers will step up for perfect cars, but generally turn up their wallets at cars with needs, especially when they are fringe models like this 1900C. The buzz in the room after the sale was, "the East Coast dealer who stole this car will pocket a quick $20k," and perhaps he did From my perspective, $70,000 is what this car would be worth when completely restored, and perhaps even uprated to a Super Sprint engine. As it sat, the $35,200 it brought should be considered a bargain, but certainly not the deal of a lifetime.—Carl Bomstead (Historic and descriptive information provided by Christie s)• Comparables  Brooks; Geneva, Switzerland; March 5, 2000  Sold at $62,121  SCM 1D# 4789  1954 Alfa Romeo 1900 SS (Ghia) Lot #191, SIN AR018058 Condition: 2 Brooks; Monaco; May 19, 1998 Sold at $44,433 SCM 1D# 7875 4 " ■

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Alfa Romeo Classifieds ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Only $15. 31 6C/8C 2600, s/n 101014852. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolic motors.com. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-4541890. CA 34 TIPO B, (P3) s/n 50003 (SF43). For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolic motors.com. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-4541890. CA 37 8C 2900B, s/n 412021. For additional Information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolic motors.com. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-4541890. CA 56 1900 SS, aluminum Ghia body, one of only six produced, all are different, so this car is unique, red with black interior, ZF 5speed gearbox, used in Monte Carlo Challenge Rally in 1993, good for California Mille or similar. $95,000. 954-463-3524. FL 59 GIULIETTA, Sprint Veloce s/n 07502. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www. symbolicmotors.com . 858-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 60 GIULIETTA SPRINT, needs restoration to be completed. topgear@sympatico.ca $5,900. 514-825-1084. QC 64 2600 SPRINT, Webers. Minilites, competition head, leather, cosmetic restoration. shom, or track. S18,000 obo. 1963 2600 Spider, cosmetic restoration, midnight bluc. includes spare engine, two rear ends, two transmissions, windshields, $19,000 obo. 619-233-7767. CA 66 GIULIA SPIDER, needs assembly, recent paint, new chrome, fresh 1600 Euro cams, new Webers, header by Besci Motorsports, rebuilt 5-speed, carpet seat kit, roll bar. $9,000. 262-249-7644 Sat-Sun. 312-201-1171.IL 69 1750 SPIDER VELOCE, Arizona car purchased in 1971, owned by my wife's grandmother until I inherited the car in 1997. First Floor Sports Car Store, Jacksonville, FL, restored this car in 1999, receipts over $27,000. Weber dual-carb conversion, Panasport rims/Pirellis, Ansa exhaust headers/manifold. 2,000 miles since restoration, pictures/details. gkwg civatec.com $15,500. Guy, 904-280-0146. FL 72 MONTREAL, rare, daily driver in good clean shape, photos are available by e-mail; other Alfas in stable include GTV, Spider Quad. 877-302-8324. CANADA AB 78 SPIDER, clean title, red, DFW Texas area, project car, good engine and trans from 1972 car, needs to be finished, top Alfa shop certified. $1,800. 214-876-8763. TX 81 GTV-6, 55K mi, mechanically maintained, runs excellent, body rusted, good for restoration or parts, complete parts car included. 1 also have many parts for this car clip sections too, hardware. $1,500. Ra ■ . 631-669-1245. NY• www.alfapartscatalog.com Largest online parts and accessories catalog with factory part numbers, images, parts diagrams, and online ordering! / Original parts and hard to find NOS. / Rebuilds, sheetmetal, restoration and afiermarket parts. "'High performance components. / Full line of Alfa Romeo factory gifts, accessories and collectables. "Prompt worldwide delivery. From Giulietta to 164, factory authorized Alfa Romeo parts provider, over 30 years of exclusive Alfa Romeo experience. 800 890 ALFA (2532) 510 525 9435 www.alfapartscatalog.com Ferrari Upholstery Headquarters Complete Seats, Seat Covers and Cushions Made From Scratch in Italy. Original Vintage Wool Carpet, Carpet Savers and Original Vinyl. - ALSO AVAILABLE - 250 SWB Competition 250 Tour De France 365 GTBI4 Daytona 355 Fl Spyder 246 Dino Original Vinyl 550 Maranello SPECIAL Ferrari's Replacement for Connolly Leather Now Available. 246 Dino 250 Lusso1275 GTB 250 GTO 713-849-2400 www.reoriginals.com

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RA1 Auctions Etceterini and Friends Profile 1973 Datsun 240Z Chassis number: HLSC3-128853 F ew realize the roots of Nissan reach back to 1912, when a young man named Masujiro Hashimoto created a car. The car was named DAT, after three family member's initials. By 1934, the cars were Datsuns and the company was Nissan. By the late 1950s, Yuraka Katayama, a young engineer educated in America, advocated both the use of racing to develop the breed and the idea of a car designed for the very different roads and drivers in America. Katayama hired noted German designer Dr. Albrecht Graf von Goertz, who had been involved in the creation of the BMW 507. He and the Nissan styling staff developed the design while Katayama engineered the drivetrain and built the prototype. However, Nissan and Yamaha could not agree on the engine design and the project was shelved. Later, Goertz and Yamaha took the engine and prototype to Toyota and the result was the Toyota 2000GT, an original and striking design. Nissan decided to develop a car in house. Chief designer Yoshihiko Matsuo and his team developed the car we know today as the 240Z, using a selection of contemporary sports cars as influences. Introduced in 1969, it was an immediate success, offering striking styling, strong performance, advanced specifications, good build quality and an affordable price. The car's sleek lines easily placed it at the top ranks of production sports cars of the time. Inside, a luxurious interior with reclining seats, an impressive instrumentation binnacle, and a host of standard equipment creature comforts added to the appeal. Its sophisticated single-overhead cam straight-six engine, four-wheel independent suspension, and disc brakes put the car in a class by itself. For the first time ever, it could be said that owning a Japanese car was the dream of high school boys—both in Japan and America. Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  The exceptional 42,000-mile example pictured here has been in the same family since new. Garage kept, its paint is excellent as is the original interior. Unlike many, it has never been modified and looks, sale, August 16, 2002. This price is all the money, but justified in this case by an exceptional car, in the right period color, with full documentation. Are we at last seeing a move in the long-quiescent 240Z market? Datsun started in the sports car business with the 1600 and 2000 roadsters, virtual MGB styling clones. The 240Z burst onto the scene in 1969 and at the time was not only a terrific bargain, but also an exceptional car regardless of price. The 240Z has styling borrowed from the best cars in the world at the fme: a blend of XKE, 911 and Daytona. But it avoided the irregular build quality of the Jaguar, the high price of the Porsche, and the limited availability, stratospheric price and intensive maintenance needs of the Ferrari. For those willing to forget the racing heritage of the European marques, the 240Z was an easy choice. 1969-73 148,115 $3,550 $8,000-$ 12,000 $250 $20 On bulkhead just forward of windshield under hood On block near head Datsun Z Club, Classic Z Car Club Web site .... www.DatsunZClub.com , www.240z.org Altematives  Porsche 911, Corvette coupe, Jaguar XICE coupe, Mercedes 280SL; BMW 3.0 CSi SCM Investment Grade  runs and sounds like a new car. The car is also well equipped, with electric rear window defroster, underhood light and a full tool kit. It is well documented, including the original window sticker, owner's manual, past registrations, service work orders, the warranty and service booklet, warranty registration card and even the original radio operation guide. Both a Chilton's and factory service manual (on CD) accompany the car. A car can be restored many times but is new only once. The outstanding example offered here provides the informed collector with a rare opportunity to acquire an original, one-owner, unrestored example of the car that started it all for Nissan—the original Z car. This unusually original 240Z sold for $18,700 at the RM Monterey 1973 Datsun 240Z (same car) Lot #520, S/N HLSC3-128853 Condition: 3+ EBay/Kruse; Las Vegas, NV; May 31, 2002 Not sold at $14,500 SCM ID# 28660 58  In 1973, 1 drove a new 240Z head to head against a new Porsche 911T The greatest surprise was the raw power of the silky smooth straight six. The Datsun, at least in its ability to go fast in a straight line, stood toe to toe with the 911. Even though it didn't have the panache of the Porsche, it was a fairly easy decision to buy the Datsun at 50% of the price of the 911. I opted for an orange 240Z nearly identical to the subject car. After a year, when I grew tired of it, I sold it, recovering a large percentage of my purchase price, and ending what was a fully satisfactory, if not overly emotional, ownership experience. I wouldn't be surprised to see the prices of exceptional Zs cross the $20,000 mark during the coming year Their survival rate, in desirable condition, is low, and the installed base of previous users who fantasize about going back in time through purchasing one is large. And although they will never have the sex appeal ofthe equivalent 911, E-type or Mercedes SL from the same period, they have truly become the only mass-produced, collectible Japanese car—Jim Schrager (Historic and descriptive data courtesy of auction company)• Comparables  1971 Datsun 240Z EBay/Kruse; Atlantic City, NJ; February 9, 2001 Sold at $4,326 SCM ID# 24597 Lot #324, S/N HLS3025066 Condition: 3+ Sports Car Market

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Etceterini & Friends Classifieds ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Only $15. FACELVEGA 59 HK500, very good condition, completely rebuilt original clrivetrain, interior very nice, car is very complete, missing only the tool kit, wire wheels, some extra parts. $24,500. 209-939-1020 days. 209-9149658 eves. CA ITALIA 72 ROADSTER, red/tan, very clean, mechanically excellent with rebuilt suspension, rebuilt 351, lower ratio rear axle, 4speed manual transmission. Outstanding In every way. www.continentalauto sports.com $47,900. 630-655-3535. IL ISO 67 GRIFO, red/black, low miles, 4-speed, Campy's, excellent original interior, rustfree, recent paint. www.continentalauto sports.com $44,900. 630-655-3535. IL LAMBORGHINI 89 ANNIVERSARY, red/tan with red piping, Euro bumper, rear wing, 5,000 miles. $89,000. 440-460-0161. OH LANCIA 57 AURELIA, convertible. Mechanically perfect, with great patina. Black/red, proofed and set to go. www.rpmvt, 802-8772645. VI' 76 SCORPION, two, one original owner, CA car, gold w/beige interior, good engine; other white wired leather, dual 42 DDCNF carbs, Alquati intake, Ansa exhaust/headers, 40/80 cams, lightened pulleys. derphrnm@msn.com $5,500. 916-381-2045. CA 1M, car uy tour 6 car uy tour 6 ca Join the FUN! car guy tour 6 Visit Italian design houses in Torino and Milano, including ltaldesign, Pininfarina, Bertone, IDEA. and Zagato, as well as museums and some of Italy's greatest private collections. ca ca car car car car While in Modena we will plan to visit manufacturers such as Lamborghini, DeTomaso, Pagani, Maserati and the Maserati Museum, the Ferrari Galleria and Official Ferrari Store, as well as small constructors, restoration shops, superb ristorantes, fun pizzerias and excellent shopping. our 6 The price of the tour includes three-star hotels with breakfast each day, rental car, coach airfare, bus transfers, tour jacket and hat. Tour Guide: Frank Mandarano, Concorso Italian° Chairman. only 38 seats are available. Tel: USA + 425-688-1903 • Fax: USA + 425-646-5458 • Email: ci@concorso.com www.concorso.com/CAR_GUY/carguy.asp Sign UP now, For brochure and to reserve: February, 2003  59 car guy tour 6 official itati MASERATI 46 4CL-1500, s/n 1581. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 63 3500GT, red/black, the most desirable spec, late example: 5-speed, disc brakes, wire wheels, converted to Webers (original fuel injection included). New tires. A wonderful car to drive. Strong mechanicals. www.continentalautosports. corn $34,900. 630-655-3535. IL 63 3500GT, competition. Red, aluminum fuel tank, correct period Jaeger competition gauges, and factory aluminum gearshift gate. Prepared for Maserati, Ferrari, Shell historic challenge. Totally original and complete. Original Webers and special cold air box prepared by factory for competition work. meford464@aol.com $45,000. Mary Ellen Ford, 434-923-8389. VA 67 GHIBLI, wrap-down trunk, 4.7 dual plug heads, dual front calipers and boosters, 5-speed, rare ps, knock-offs, 42S wheels, 42K miles, original, mint. $55,000 obo. 626303-8634. CA SIATA 53 208-S, The most original example in the world. No engine swap or body damage. Incredible time-warp, preservation car with original: engine, trans, brakes, wheels, interior, top, side-curtains, windshield. Full history and photos via e-mail: singer356@aol.com 516-367-1616. CA• MIURA REGISTRY A factory-recognized website dedicated to all Lamborghini Miuras (P400, P400S, P400SV and SVJ), contributed to by real enthusiasts who love Miuras and want to share accurate information with fellow enthusiasts simply for the enhancement of interest in the model. Photos, history, technical specs, restorations, specialist info, cars for sale, parts.. .everything to keep your Miura correctly documented and running. Please join us with info on your Miura, past or present. www.lamborghiniregistry.com or 709 Broadway Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan S4N IC4 Canada (Photo: ex - Shah of Persia Miura SV no. 4870, by David Gooley)

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German Car Profile 2001 BMW Z8 Chassis number: WBAEJ13431AH60958 A s BMW's Web site proclaims: "The Z8 is the stuff that dreams are made of: an engine that is nothing less than a work of art, encased in a brilliantly designed aluminum spaceframe and open to the heavens. The Z8 is a two-seater sports car in the tradition of the legendary BMW cars of the 20th century. It's a classic based on the essential principles of car design, made with the best engineering on earth and the finest technology available. When you drive the Z8, you'll experience a car that is the very embodiment of a passionate love for mobility." The Z8 pictured here is fully loaded, featuring the 5-liter V8 engine, a six-speed transmission, sport and Harman Kardon packages and an onboard computer. Its odometer shows 3,008 miles and it has a clear title. It is like new. This car item number 1873666272, sold for $105,100 on eBay Motors, December 7, 2002. There are really two parts to this transaction analysis, the car and the medium. Let's dispense with the Z8 first. The Z8 is BMW's flagship roadster, overall a car with superior performance, stunning retro/ modern looks and an air of exclusivity due to relatively limited production. (Fewer than 1,200 have been built to date.) For sheer nastiness, I actually prefer the M5, which is built using the same engine and chassis, and could very well be the topranking bad-boy sedan on the market. The overall market for pre-owned Z8s is very, very soft (i.e. near dead, reach for the defibrillator); especially compared to the zaniness when the car was launched. These cars did trade well above the $128,000 MSRP when new, with one selling at Barrett-Jackson in 2001 for $178,200. The market was so hot, people actually imported gray market examples in order to get one. (These are now worth $15,000 to $20,000 less than their US-sold brothers and are a tough sell.) The buyer here paid full retail in today's market, but this is not a car that is going to appreciate in the foreseeable future. And every mile that is put on the car will probably knock its value another $10. So let's hope he bought it to drive and enjoy. Now, to the medium of the sale: the Internet and eBay Motors. What did we do before eBay? I love the James Bond lunchbox that sits in my office, procured from eBay. EBay is as useful sometimes as your ATM card, your remote-entry keychain fob or your ability to circumvent theater lines with Fandango. The flip side to all this is that the people trading online can be as dishonest as Charlie and Raymond Babbitt counting cards in "Rain Man" or as useless as Bill Buckner on first base when you need him to make one out in a World Series game. (We Bostonians loathe Mookie Wilson instead) There are more characters selling or claiming to be true bidders on eBay than you find in Elmore Leonard's latest 2001 BMW Z8 Comparables Lot #483, S/N WBAE.1134X1AH60326 Condition: 1- EBay/Kruse; Scottsdale, AZ; January 12, 2002 Not sold at $109,000 SCM ID# 24521 novel. The time wasters trawling the pages ofeBay seem to make bottom dwelling on price a full-time occupation. Not to mention the 14-year-old bragging to his classmates about the Ferrari Maranello hejust bid on. But the overall picture here is a very shiny one. Really I know this firsthand because of successfully buying and selling a number of cars with this service. 1 do actually believe at the end of the day that bargains can be had, from dealers with old inventory, collectors trying their hand at selling cars and just plain everydayfolks wanting to rid themselves of their last pride and joy Number produced  Price new  Years produced  Tune-up/major service  Chassis #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  BMWCCA, 2130 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140 Aston Martin V12 Vantage Volante, Mercedes-Benz SL55, Porsche 996 Cabriolet SCM Investment Grade  Driver's side door jamb 2000-present Approx. 1,200 $128,000 $300 www.bmwcca.org Editor Martin has a seminar available during some of the larger collectible car auctions. This seminar can easily be adapted to give an honest heads-up about any online auction service. To paraphrase Martin: Do your homework ahead of time, set a market-correct realistic high bid, ask a fellow enthusiast/owner about the practicality of living with your heart's choice and by all means, make sure you have the car inspected by a knowledgeable mechanic/expert/dealer. This particular car was presented on a very nice Web page and was offered with all of the appropriate niceties that you would expect from your local BMWftanchised dealer: Catfax, a contact name, address and phone number were all presented in a top-notch fashion. They encouraged bidders to inspect the item for sale before bidding to make sure there are no disappointments after the fact. Great instructions on payment, delivery, title and deadbeat bidding are made terribly clear in the fine print. The buyer got a fair deal, assuming the car checked out. The seller got a fair price, assuming the buyer wasn 't trading Pokemon cards, waiting for his two front teeth to come in and suddenly thought it would befun to bid on a Z8 using Daddy's screen name and password—Steve Serio• 2001 BMW Z8 Lot #185, SIN WBAEJ13411AW61025 Condition: 1 - McCormick; Palm Springs, CA; November 17, 2001 Not sold at $125,000 SCM ID# 24197

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Porsche Gesprach / Jim Schrager Why Rollers Are Cranky crank engine. But Porsche is afine company and I have a hard time believing they would make an inferior product. What is the real problem with roller bearing engines? Is it a rebuild problem? Is it a person abusing the engine? Or is the engine flawed?—SB, via e-mail D Dear SB: Any 356 Carrera engine is a complex piece of machinery, due to the sets of bevel gears that run the twin overhead cams per head. But the roller bearing crankshaft, which appears only on early Carrera engines, is a whole different matter. There are at least three schools of thought as to why the roller bearing crankshaft was used. First, to capitalize on the lower friction losses at higher rpm; second, to allow the use of stronger one-piece rods; or, third, by eliminating rod bolts, to make room inside a very small crankcase to swing a stroked crankshaft. No one really knows the answer, but it is important to realize that Porsche designs throughout the1950s were always a compromise of what they wanted versus what they could afford. Tooling up a new production engine case was wildly expensive. As their resources developed, Porsche found a better solution in the plain bearing Carrera for street use. In any case, the problem with any roller crank is that when compared to a plain bearing crank, the roller crank has a far shorter life. This is because the plain bearing crank has, in theory--and in practice, most of the time—a thin coating of oil, placed there under pressure, so that metal never touches metal. This is accomplished by pumping oil between the crankshaft journals and the bearing shells. Further, should a piece of dirt Good for 20,000 miles. get lodged between the crank and the bearing shell, it can either float out with the oil film or lodge (hopefully) harmlessly in the soft bearing shell. But this is not true with a roller bearing arrangement. Although oil is fed to the roller bearings just as it is to a plain bearing, the roller pins will not hold oil pressure. A film between crankshaft and bearing is not created. Rather, the rollers are lubricated by the oil, but actually touch the crankshaft. Therefore, some amount of wear is inevitably built into the system. Since the surface area of a set of roller bearing pins as they touch the crankshaft is far smaller than the surface area of a plain bearing, there is a requirement that the roller pins be nearly identical to each other. Hence, specs for the roller pins are very tight. If one pin becomes more worn than those around it, an extra load is placed on the nearby pins, hastily accelerating the wear on them as well. ear Mr. Schrager: In your Profile of the 356 Carrera GS/GT (August 2002, page 70), you spoke ofthe roller bearing crankshaft in these early Carrera cars. I have heard all kinds ofstories about how troublesome they are, and that I should stay awayfi-om a roller Insure with J.C. Taylor Antique Automobile Insurance Agency 1-888-ANTIQUE (1-888-268-4783) wwwjetaylor.com February, 2003  61

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Many roller-bearing cars have the idle set at 1,500 to 1,800 rpm, versus the 850 rpm or so for a plain bearing car. Owners do this to get the low oil pressure warning light to go off. So much oil flows through the roller bearings that building some pressure requires higher rpms. An advantage of the roller bearing crank is that it doesn't create as much heat in the oil as the plain bearing design. This is because the oil between plain shell bearings and the crankshaft is placed under a high shear load, and as this load is managed by the oil, heat is created. For the 356 Carrera, this meant the roller bearing crankshaft cars didn't need external oil coolers, but the plain bearing cars did. These remote oil coolers add to the complexity of the engine and are a potential source of catastrophic oil loss should a cooler or supply line fail. In fact, a friend with a plain bearing 356 Carrera recently experienced a remote oil line failure and found himself $25,000 poorer after a rebuild. Was Porsche wrong to allow the roller crank engine on the street? Is it fatally flawed? No, not really. It just requires special care when driving, and the realization that roller bearings will not last as long as plain bearings, all other things held constant. Given the fragility of the roller pins, it is highly advisable to warm the car carefully before subjecting it to high rpm. But this is a good idea in any Porsche, be it a 356 or 911. Further, given the limited miles and careful driving that most 356 Carreras will experience today, a freshly and properly rebuilt roller bearing Carrera engine (to the tune of maybe $35,000) can be expected to last at least 20,000 miles before it needs to be taken apart. The plain bearing Carrera engine Porsche developed in 1958 proved to be far more reliable than the earlier roller design. These later plain bearing engines went into the 904 and proved to be quite robust. If you want a great piece of Porsche history and don't plan to drive it much, any of the four-cams will work once set up correctly. However, if you want a car to drive quite a bit, stick with a plain bearing 356 Carrera engine. An early 356 Carrera coupe with a roller bearing engine in decent shape starts at about $65,000. As you might expect, plan on paying $10,000 to $20,000 more for a plain bearing 356 Carrera. Fax your Porsche questions to 503/253-2234, or e-mail them to copyed@sportscarmarket.corn.• Vintage Rally Calendar FEBRUARY 2003 APRIL 2003 HERO Holland Winter Trial, 913. Bart Rietbergen's rally to Monte Carlo. Organized by Historic Endurance Rallying Organization, fax +44 (0)1886 833144. (UK) MARCH 2003 Arctic Winter Trial Historic Regularity Rally, 3-17. Classic cars up to 1982 are accepted. The event starts in Gothenburg, Sweden, and finishes in Helsinki, covering 3,125 miles. Only 11 hours of daylight above the Arctic Circle, so make sure your headlights are reliable. Organized by Historic Endurance Rallying Organization, fax +44 (0)1886 833144. (UK) Forza Amelia, 9 - lier sports, racing or GT cars, any Ferrari, any 12-cylinder car. This 5th annual event is presented by Mercedes-Benz USA. Contact: Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/645-6069; www.vintagerallies.com . (CT) Copperstate 1000, 30 14. 1975 or ear- 5th Annual No Frills Iron Bottom Motoring Tour, 10-13. The vintage tour with no entry fee. Open to all vehicles over 25 years old (pre1979). No sponsors, no decals, no grille badges, no frills. Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA, 7 a.m, April 10. For flyer, send e-mail to epas356@ aol.com . MAY 2003 The Malts, 12-16. Enjoy Scotland in vintage style. A major reworking of this well-established events is in the works. Organized by Historic Endurance Rallying Organization, fax +44 (0)1886 833144. (UK) earlier sports, racing or GT. Presented by Mercedes-Benz. Contact Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/645-6069; www.vintageral I ies.com . (CT) SEPTEMBER 2003 13th annual event, presented by Bell Lexus, winds through some of Arizona's most spectacular scenery, raising funds for the Phoenix Art Museum. 602/2563-6977, www.cop perstate1000.com . (AZ) April 1. The Forza Mille, 28-October 3. Open to any Ferrari or 12-cylinder of any year. Presented by Mercedes-Benz USA. Contact Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/645-6069; www.v intagerallies. com. (CT)• New England 1000, 18 23. 1975 or - R ESTOR ATIONS Twenty years dedicated to the meticulous restoration of the world's finest exotic, vintage and classic motor cars. APPRAISING SERVICES AVAILABLE: DECLARED VALUE • LOSS DAMAGE • ESTATES 2347 GOLD RIVER ROAD • SUITE N • GOLD RIVER, CA 95670 No matter what your prized possessions are, our award-winning equipment provides immaculate, enclosed, door-to-door transport. We offer containerizing for overseas shipping, automobile storage, and pier service. Featuring HighwayMaster satellite tracking/communication systems. 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German Car Classifieds BMW 57 507, convertible, restored, $110,000. 818-368-7226. CA 57 507, Series 1 roadster, blue with red interior, exceptionally maintained, $275,000. Kevin, 617-927-3301. MA 58 ISETTA 300, micro car, yellow, very clean, road ready, new whitewall tires and powder-coated wheels, less than 100 miles on rebuilt engine, $10,000 obo. 619-6832600. CA 72 3.0 CS, concours coupe, dark blue with tan leather, California car, never any rust, all systems, paint, interior and chrome as new (2001), very original, options: automatic, leather, power sunroof, power windows, power steering, power brakes, a/c, 98K, multi-show winner, perfect condition, $17,000. 215-592-7245 home, 610-5222560 work. PA 76 2002, all original, 98% rust-free NM car, good condition, $2,750. 505-466-6613. NM 94 850 CSi, coupe, black/black, 6-speed, chip, showroom condition. 408-279-0944. CA MERCEDES-BENZ 72 350SL, recent bright red paint, tan interior, both tops, 84K original miles, southern car, a collector year. $11,750 obo. 989288-3156 eves. MI 54 GULLWING, DB 180 silver gray metallic with 953 black leather, rare NSL competition engine, body-off restoration just completed, original tools and jack. $247,000. 805-801-2900. CA 55 300SL, Gul!wing sin 00288. For additional information, full history, current ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Only $15. and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbollc motors.com. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-4541890. CA 57 300SL, ivory with red interior, maroon soft top, present owner approximately 10 years, beautifully preserved and mechanically seems very sorted, tools, manuals, full tonneau cover in German canvas, photos can be e-mailed upon request. clk@syv.com $185,000. Carey Kendall, 805-689-6262. CA 58 1905L, red/black with hard top, new chrome, new upholstery, new convertible top, runs well. 310-488-8769. CA 62 300SL, roadster, concours restoration, alloy block, disc brakes, two tops, SLS cam, SLR seats, original seats included, silver with forest green interior. 203-266-7008. Cr 65 230SL, convertible, both tops, brand new German canvas, mechanically sound, beautiful cream colored paint, rebuilt head, new exhaust, always garaged. $15,000 obo. 360830-5858 eves. WA 66 230SL, Euro model, white w/red interior, both tops, 88,186 miles, 4-spd manual trans. $17,000. 201-594-0881. NJ 67 300SEL, 67,000 original miles, 1 owner, excellent drivetrain, older restoration. $3,500. 630-325-1091. 630-3254457. IL 69 280SL, 2 tops, automatic, power steering, good condition, a/c, sacrifice. $9,950. Jerry, 201-784-0030. NJ 70 280SL, 82,000 miles, automatic, air, tuns and drives excellent. $17,500. 440-5469121. OH 74 450SL, red/tan interior, automatic, Euro car, new paint, tires, brakes, soft top, very peppy driver. $7,400 obo. 231-882-0426. MI 78 450SL, convertible with hard top, 8,900 original miles, anthracite with real leather, black soft top, all docs since new, stunning unrestored original, like new, lowest mileage 450SL you will ever see. $26,900. 201943-1118 days. 201-941-0720 nights. NJ MESSERSCHMITT 60 ICR200, one owner, unmolested, all original with the exception of a new dome, mat and rubber trim, $15,500 obo. 602-3707079 or 480-595-7500. AZ PORSCHE 57 CARRERA GT, Speedster sin 83735. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www. symbolicmotors.com. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 60 356B Cabriolet, 1600 Super, Reutter body #154260, one owner purchased new, 77K, garaged & regularly driven, original carpets and upholstery, ivory exterior w/ black interior. burnhamjr.w@sbeglobal.net $60,000. 870-534-5885. AR 65 356C, coupe, very original California car in excellent condition, no rust, matching numbers. $22,500. 866-270-9778. CA 67 911, beautiful condition in & out, dark green w/black, 5-speed, Fuchs, alloys, Konis, new heater boxes, original rocker panels & front pan wino rust, no oil leaks, excellent engine, garage kept, must see. $12,500 best offer. 718-874-5085. NY 69 912, coupe, white, excellent condition, Fuchs, 500 miles on rebuilt engine, numbers match, no rust. $8,500. 702-641-7121. 702353-2444. NV 70 911T, coupe, original California car in excellent condition with a freshly rebuilt 911E engine, no rust. 866-270-9778. CA 73 911S, coupe, excellent condition, numbers match, no rust. $29,500. 866-270-9778. CA 74 911, 2.7 Targa, all original, original Sahara beige paint, tan interior, 42,000 original miles, inunaculate, concours winner, all wear items replaced: clutch, brakes, fuel injection systems, gaskets, stainless steel exhaust. moneill 1 @nycap.a.com $25,000. 77 CARRERA, coupe w/sunroof, speed yellow, mint condition, 1995 993 3.6-liter engine, less than 18K miles, modified, aero front steel slantnose front end & steel 930 Turbo spoiler rear quarter with 3.8 GT2 rear spoiler wing, C2 Turbo interior. $30,000. Tom, 860-510-0308. CT 84 911SCRS, rally car sin 100505. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolic motors.com. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-4541890. CA 87 959, sin 900003. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com . 858-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA• GREAT VINTAGE RALLIES! NEW ENGLAND 1000 Vermont, Quebec & Mt. 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American Car Profile 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Chassis number0F02G112895 Described by the seller on eBay Motors: T his is a well documented, southwest all its life, no rust ever, older restoration (14 years) Boss with the potential to be made into a show car. This Boss is solid as a "new dime" and was sold new in Scottsdale, Arizona. It then migrated to southern California, and there it remained until its restoration, beginning with an engine rebuild in 1988. It has seen very little use since. I have the rebuild invoice sheet from 1988. It is well documented with color photos of the ten-year-old restoration, invoices and under-carpet build sheets. This Boss has many really nice features and strong points, including matching numbers, all original metal, no rust to the body or undergear, a solid engine, great Magnum wheels with like-new radials, a solid exhaust with no rust, Autolite show battery and a hood tach. It has been gone over by a professional Boss Mustang restorer and evaluated for major flaws. They are as follows: incidental paint defects, consistent with a ten-year-old paint job, and the transmission needs an overhaul including forks and possible synchros, estimated at about $500. This car, item number 1874614511 on eBay Motors, soldfor $29,999.99 on December 11, 2002. In the late 1960s, the Sports Car Club of America's Trans-Am series was one of the hottest events in motorsports. Since it was based on homologated production cars, all the major manufacturers were involved in one way or another. Camaros, 'Cudas, Challengers and even Javelins duked it out with Ford in the Trans-Am. Since the Trans-Am specifications stipulated a maximum displacement of 5 liters (305 cubic inches), Ford couldn't use their hot new 351-c.i. "Cleveland" engine. Or at/east, not all of it. Instead, they put the Cleveland heads onto the year-old 302-c. i. block to create a new breed offire-breathing steed, the Boss Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine # 302. The wedge-shaped combustion chambers and Club large valves (2.19-inch intake and I .75-inch exhaust) allowed maximum flow, aided by a Holley four-barrel carburetor; ported high-rise aluminum intake manifold, and cast exhaust headers. Other tweaks includedfour-bolt main bearing caps, a high-profile camshaft, solid valve lifters and dual-point ignition, Web site  Alternatives  SCM Investment Grade  all of which resulted in a reliable advertised 290 horsepower A rev limiter was fitted to prevent the motorftom being wound up past 6,150 rpm (done more to appease the folks in the warranty claims department, since the engine was goodfor about another 1,000 rpm, which brought an additional 75 to 100 horsepower). Although the Mustang handled better than most of its muscle car peers, some fine-tuning was still needed. Most notable was staggering the rear shock absorbers to prevent wheel hop. Heavier spring rates and wider tires, Magnum 500 wheels (exclusively available on the Boss Mustangs) and subtly flared wheel arches also helped. To make a distinctive visual impact, Larry Shinoda designed an appealing C-stripe side appli- 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Lot #102, S/1■1 0F02G166727 Condition: 3 1969-70 8,252 $3,720 $21,000-$30,000 $150 $30 On left front side of dashboard at the base of the windshield On engine, under coil attaching bolt Mustang Club of America, 4051 Barrancas Ave., PMB 102, Pensacola, FL 32507 www.mustang.org 1967-69 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, 1970 Dodge Challenger T/A, 1970 Plymouth 'Cuda AAR. que and rear window slats (a la the Lamborghini Miura). To aid aerodynamics, he added a front chin spoiler and trunk-mounted rear wing. The look was so well received that by the start of 1970 production the window slats and spoilers were offered as an option on all Mustang fastbacks. In 1970, the only changes to the Boss 302 were minor most notably a change in the striping to a "hockey stick" along the sides going up to the hood. Smaller valves were used and cast aluminum valve covers became standard Its homologation requirement of 1,000 was met during the first year of production. The Boss 302 came close to winning the Trans-Am title in 1969, and won it in 1970. The car pictured here represents one of the better buys I've recently seen on a Boss 302. With limited-edition muscle cars continuing to ratchet up in price, Boss Mustangs are following along in value. While some may not take a fancy to Lime Green Metallic, it's also the last color of choice for a fakey-doo cobbler; increasing the chances that this is a real car The wild card is the transmission, whose issues will eventually need to be dealt with (especially if the new owner can 't double clutch). However parts—if not a whole replacement transmission (a good excuse to stuff in a Tremec six-speed perhaps?)—are readily available and the work can be done by almost any Ford dealership. Figure on spending somewhere between $800 to $2,200 on the tranny, with most of that being labor, and you'll be safe. The combination of a verifiable provenance and a quality older restoration means that the new owner wisely snapped it up as a "Buy It Now," slightly below the market. This new owner also has the choice of taking off the rough edges to make it into a trophy magnet (you don't need to get it out offirst gear to get onto the concours field, do you?) or of spending a few more bucks to make it a fun weekend driver as well. Either way, as a Boss 302 for Mach I money, this was a good buy—B. Mitchell Carlson• Comparables Mecum; Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin; July 20, 2000 Sold at $22,838 SCM ID# 10033 Kruse; Auburn, Indiana; September 5, 1998 Sold at $11,025 SCM ID# 3934 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Lot #3639, S/N OF02G187904 Condition: 3

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American Car Classifieds ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Only $15. CHEVROLET 53 CORVETTE, older NCRS Top Flight and Bloomington Special collection, owner history, not a made-up, put-together car. $130,000. 718-979-3655. NY 55 CORVETTE, V8,265, numbers matching motor, 3-spd stick, not correct, all gauges work and look good, Wonderbar, original hubcaps, side windows, recent restoration, red, white top, looks great, excellent car. $47,000 obo. 316-689-8248. KS 60 CORVETTE, perfect roadster, 283/290, fuel injection, professional ground-up restoration by D&A Corvette, car has less than 50 miles. bcosner@hotmail.com $87,000. 845-343-7856. NY 63 CORVETTE, convertible, and 1964 Corvette with 365-c.i. Both are immaculate and ready to go. View them at www.rpmvt.com, call 802-877-2645. VT 65 CHEVELLE, L-79 convertible SS, red with black top and black interior, fourspeed, rare numbers matching, restored, this is a rare find from an Oklahoma collector who rarely sells and is fine-tuning his collection. thunderbay@uglyjohns.com $39,900. John Mullen, 918-782-4414. OK 65 CORVETTE, convertible, numbers match, 327/300, 4-spd, ps, pb, pw, p/a, 2 tops, rally red, black int, new cony top and exhaust, motor rebuilt, drives perfect, runs strong. $32,500. Ralf, 978-582-4907. MA 67 CORVETTE, coupe, 427/390, low miles, no hit, 4-spd, Goodwood/saddle, #s match, documented. orcngoos@yahoo.com $49,900. 352-343-3515. FL 69 CORVETTE, T-top, L71, 427/435, silver, black in 4-spd, pw, tilt, alarm, side exhaust, Redline tires, frame-off restoration (photos), all #s match, 48,000 doe miles. $32,000. 502-541-3368. KY 70 CHEVELLE SS, convertible, #s 396, build sheet, stunning fathom blue, tach and gauges, cowl induction, buckets, console, frame-off using all NOS sheetmetal and parts when available, beautiful investment grade car. Trade up or down. $49,500. 9 18-6059255. OK 71 CHEVELLE SS, convertible, LS5, 2 original build sheets, 40,000 original miles, restored to new condition, all numbers match, cowl induction, a/c, ps, pdb, pdl, power top, posi, 454 Turbo automatic, buckets, console, placer gold, saddle interior. sgcce@aol.com $69,500 offers, trades. 386-447-7875. FL 71 CORVETTE, LS6, 425 horsepower, M22 Rockcrusher, 3:90 posi, double clutch, transistor ignition, this Canadian Stingray is fully documented, 100% matching numbers, never hit, only 2 owners. $95,000. Dennis, 201-946-9100. 732-345-8185 eves. NJ DODGE 67 HEM! RI!', convertible, 1 of 3 produced, 4-speed, buckets, 3:54 Dana, Ps, disc brakes, dark green, white top and interior, groundup restoration on 25K-mile car, has all original body numbers intact, original untouched VIN tag and fender tag, not a re-body. $150,000. 520-298-7989. AZ 68 CHARGER R/T, 440 Magnum, matching numbers, gold/black vinyl top, bumblebee stripe, black interior, automatic, road wheels, show winner, excellent condition, 323 road gears, great driver. $25,000. 573335-3666. MO February, 2003  68 SUPER BEE, superb example of trailered only concours show vehicle, meticulous rotisserie restoration, 37,000 original miles, extremely rare, 100% matching numbers, original burgundy, 383/727, all documentation, appraised 11/15/02. $61,500 offers. 407-539-1817. FL 69 HEW DAYTONA, Hemi orange, black auto console, #s matching with all the paper work, very rare chance to own one of the most sought-after Hemi wing cars, very few known to exist with the original drivetrain, inspected by Galen. sixpack9@gate.net $210,000. 954-427-3209. FL 70 CHARGER R/T, convertible, 440 hp, auto, Plum Crazy, black interior, top, numbers match, magazine feature car, just completed rotisserie restoration, over $97,000 in receipts, car is perfect, Six Pack or Hemi trades considered. $75,000. Bill, 231-8983660 work. 231-898-4495 home. MI FORD 64 MUSTANG, convertible, build date 4/17/64, introduction date of the Mustang car, p/t, pa, ph, auto, a/c, 259 D-code engine, 1st Place winner in 6 MCA Grand National shows, has never lost more than 4 points in any show, guardsman blue, blue interior, black top. 336-667-7627. NC 65 MUSTANG, K-code fastback, #s match ing, project/driver, red on red, rebuilt motor, suspension, brakes, orig window sticker, sales invoice, orig paint with some rust. davmcn@bellsouth.net $12,000. 336766-0792. NC 65 SHELBY MUSTANG, model year Cobra CSX 4000 Series, chassis #CSX4032, Shelby Registry, not a replica. $42,270. 618656-9076. IL 66 MUSTANG GT, fastback, rare V8, 289, hi-po, rare automatic transmission, have all original paperwork, 86,000 original miles, original ivy green metallic with white stripes, Rally-Pac, correct dual Redline tires, driven very little, concours show condition. 717-243-7245. PA 68 GT500 KR, convertibles, 4-spd transmission, red/blk and green/blk with black tops, both built same day and each restored to concours condition, original and matching numbers, beautiful and correct all around. S95,000 each. 260-433-5835. IN OLDSMOBILE 70 TORONADO GT, Aspen green, black interior with buckets and console, 455/400 hp (numbers match), 40K, no rust, many options, incl working factory 8-track, showroom catalog, owner's manual, solid investment. $7,500. Tom, 360-588-8119. WA PONTIAC 67 FIREBIRD, 400 convertible, all orig, CA black plate, 3-spd auto, concours paint, new top, tires, chrome, master cylinder, heater core, carb, distributor, all interior options. $23,500. 415-730-1546. CA 69 GTO, Judge, one of 244, RA IV, 4-spd, Judge's NOM no 72, 400 auto, PHS documented, carousel red, black int, solid, low optioned, driveable WV car. $17,000. 216521-5757 before 10. OH PARTS CORVETTES, 1953-1996 - Over 150! Free catalog! Web site with photos and complete descriptions: www.proteamcorvette.com. Corvettes wanted! 888-5925086. Fax 419-592-4242. OH• Vintage Race Car Classifieds ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Only $15. 31 ALFA ROMEO, 6C/8C 2600 s/n 101014852. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com . 858-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 34 ALFA ROMEO, Tipo B (P3) s/n 50003 (SF43). For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 848-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 37 ALFA ROMEO, 8C 29008 s/n 412021. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www. symbolicmotors.com. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 46 MASERATI, 4CL-1500 s/n 1581. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolic motors.com. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-4541890. CA 54 FERRARI, 500 Mondial s/n 0434/MD. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www. symbolicmotors.com. 858-434-1800. Fax 858-434-1890. CA 55 JAGUAR, D-type s/n XKD-515. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolic motors.com. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-4541890. CA 57 PORSCHE, Carrera GT Speedster s/n 83735. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, ww.symbolicmotors.com . 858-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 59 ALFA ROMEO, Giulietta Sprint Veloce s/n 07502. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com . 858-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 59 BOCAR XP-5, strong and fast, VSCCA log book, trouble-free and sorted, www.rpmvt.com, 802-877-2645. VT 60 LOTUS, Elite, this is Jay Chamberlain's Sebring car which he campaigned in 1960, it is a complete car, professionally restored with a strong FWA engine, MGA transmission, custom roll bar and fuel cell, spares include a cheater FWA, 2 transmissions, must sell. $65,000. 307-745-8263. WY 61 AUSTIN-HEALEY, Bugeye Sprite, red, 100% restored and turnkey race car with the best components installed, 1275cc, fully adjustable suspension, Speedwell components, Speedwell rollbar, Kirkey Ultralight seat, Big Tube header. chibbard@csi.com $14,500 make me an offer. 310-792-9146. CA 61 DENTIN, SS s/n DSS1. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com . 858-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 61 FERRARI, 250 GT SWB s/n 2701/GT. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www. symbolicmotors.com. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 63 LOTUS, 19 s/n 19-163. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors. com. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 64 DODGE, The Flying Carpet II, lightweight Super Stocker Max Wedge Cross Ram, driven by Bob Harrop, documented, 100% restored, serious inquiries only. $85,000. 609-561-7986. NJ 65 SHELBY, GT350 R, 5R535, original R model, mechanically and cosmetically impeccable, the car is a #1. $229,000. 504-5853905 days. 504-282-4804 nights. LA 66 McLAREN, MI-B, ex-Bud Morley USRRC car and spares, 360 Chevy w/Webers, Hewland LG600 transmission, correct ground-up restoration. $125,000. Joe Hooker, 803-475-7500. SC 68 BRABHAM, BT21 F2 s/n AM-270. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolic motors.com. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-4541890. CA 70 LOLA, T210 s/n HU/10. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolic motors.com. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-4541890. CA 75 LOLA, T294 s/n T294-65. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolic motors.com. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-4541890. CA 81 LOLA, T600 s/n T600-HU3. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolic motors.com. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-4541890. CA 84 PORSCHE, 911SCRS rally car s/n 100505. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com . 858-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 86 MARCH, Indy 86C-9, ex-Rutherford, Moran, Bigalow, fresh paint, show car. $18,000. 636-227-3959. MO 86 PORSCHE, 962C s/n 962C-118. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www. symbolicmotors.com. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 88 MAZDA, RX-7, current SCCA-ITS logbook, big brakes, aluminum radiator, positraction, coilovers, Autometer, cage, short shifter, great motor, spares, fully sorted, ready, building new car. $6,800. Ed Esser, 423-929-9997. TN 97 FERRARI, F310B s/n 03988. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolic motors.com. 858-454-1800. Fax 858-4541890. CA 2001 G-FORCE, F3000 s/n 02. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolic motors.com . 858-454-1800. Fax 858-4541890. CA• 65

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Affordable Classics 1963-64 Studebaker Avanti R-1/R-2 he Avanti was an automotive Hail Mary, a last-ditch effort to bring excitement and warm bodies to Studebaker showrooms. In 1961 Studebaker president Sherwood Egbert made the decision to build a sports car— and to do it as fast as possible. He called upon one of the best-known industrial designers in the world, Raymond Loewy, who assembled a group oftalented designers in Palm Springs, California. The team produced the basic Avanti design in just a few weeks. T The Avanti is an automotive design that few are neutral about. When new, its all-fiberglass design looked as ordinary on the American road as a UFO, and many of its visual cues are still controversial today. On August 14, 1962, Andy Granatelli took a specially prepared Avanti to the Bonneville Salt Flats and came home with 29 new national stock car records. Race on Sunday, sell on Monday was the rule, and the Avanti was, for a short time, the car to have. Production problems plagued the first Avantis; the earliest cars had a tendency to lose rear windows at speed. Molded Fiberglass of Ohio provided the bodies for Studebaker, as they did for GM's Corvette. Underneath, the Avanti used a Lark Convertible frame, and Studebaker's heavy but dependable 289-c.i. engine. Avantis came standard with a three-speed manual transmission; a four-speed and a Borg-Warner automatic were optional. They were available with air conditioning, though the Paxton/McCulloch supercharger unit could only be ordered on cars without A/C. Non-supercharged cars are referred to as R-1 models, the supercharged cars are known as R-2 models. UFO styling in a matter of weeks. The Avanti pecking order is easy to follow. The non-supercharged R-1 cars are the entry level option. Opinions differ as to the collectibility of the 1963 "round headlight" style versus the 1964 "square headlight" style. The 1964 has a monotone interior as opposed to the two-tone used in earlier models. To further confuse matters, there are also some "transition" cars with round headlights and a single color interior. Look for the usual things in the purchase of any Avanti—equipment, ownership history, condition. The supercharged R-2s were built in 1963 and 1964. Although both R-1 and R-2 cars came with Studebaker's 289-c.i. motor, the R-2 is "breathed on" with different heads and camshaft. The R-2 has a lower compression ratio, and the factory Carter AFB carb has a different air breather assembly to accommodate the supercharger plumbing. Factory build sheets exist for most Studebaker Avantis. Most show all equipment from the factory and dealer first delivered, and occasionally they contain pages of valuable information about each specific car—fun stuff like modifications made to the car when on the production line and little gems like "door fit bad" "rush, sold car," or "needs repainted." Decent R-2 Avantis sell in the $15,000 to $20,000 range. Look for cars without rusty frames or sub floor boxes, known to the Avantistas as "hog troughs." Rust can generally be found in the rear section where the frame twists upwards with the rear wheels, or in the rearmost section. The hog troughs are the outrigger attachment points that run directly underneath the door areas on both sides of the car. They can be replaced, but it is a nasty and expensive job. The four-speed cars tend to sell for a bit more, and options such as Twin Traction (posi) and original AM/FM radios and power windows increase value. Find a car with the optional power steering unless you want to grow your arm muscles. Show cars can wiggle well into the $30,000 range. Modified cars (and there are lots of modified Avantis) will sell for far less than original and restored examples. With only 4,643 total cars built in two years, and less than half of those being R-2s, someday the Avanti will be worth some serious money. As an Avanti owner since 1972, I'm still waiting.—Dave Kinney• Number produced  SCM Price Guide  Years produced  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  Parts Arid Accessorie s Huge Inventory All jaguars From 1948-2002 Fast U.S. & International Shipments Same-day Shipping • Overnight Delivery TWO NEW JAGUAR CATALOGS Now Available Volume 12 of Our World Standard Replacement Parts Book - Restoration Parts & Upgrades - - Routine Service & Maintenance Parts - 384 Pages of Jaguar Parts & Information Brand New Jaguar Performance and Accessory Collection from X_Ks Racing Applications- Performance Upgrades Books — Manuals — Art— and Collectibles 80 Full-Color Pages of Jaguar Specialties $10 U.S. for both. Refundable with $25 order. Int'1. (805) 544-7864 • U.S.A. (800) 444-JAGS FAX (805) 544-1664 • www.xks.com  66 UNL11111TED 14111 XIC-s ...'s In TheCalief It D 850 Fiero Lane San Luis Obispo toarin 6i a 9 3 401 U.S.A. 1963-64 4,643 $15,500-$19,500 $350 $28 On an embossed plate on the driver's side frame rail Avanti Owners Association International, c/o Cornerstone Registration Ltd., P.O. Box 1743, Maple Grove, MN 55311-6743 Alternatives  Stamped on pad on upper left front of cylinder block www.aoai.org 1959 Edsel Corsair coupe, Is° Rivolta Market Reports featured next month: Artcurial Briest Poulain Le Fur Paris, France Kruse Ft. Lauderdale, FL Kruse Scottsdale, AZ Silver Ft. McDowell, AZ Sports Car Market BMW 633 CSi,

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Reviews Ratings: *Mill* is Best. Two copies Author:  ISBN:  Web site:  Size:  Price:  Rating:  Publisher:  Phone:  Dodge Viper Daniel F. Carney MB! Publishing 800/826-6600 www.motorbooks.corn 0-7603-0984-1 101/2x101/2 inches, hardbound, 168 pages $34.95 Horsepower fiends A-A Greenpeace members Daniel Carney takes his readers through the evolution of the Dodge Viper, from its beginnings as a topic of a coffee table conversation through the development of the current 500hp version. His numerous quotes from those most intimately involved with the Viper make the reader feel as if he is sitting in on a confidential gossip session. The book's best parts are the opening sections, beginning with a foreword from Bob Lutz, followed by the history of the Viper concept, its name, shape and Dodge's goals. Included are first- DODGE VIPER kg hand, behind-the-scenes narratives concerning the dramas that occurred regarding parts sourcing and vehicle assembly. The following chapters discuss the RT/10, GTS, race program and the all-new 2003 Viper in a more straightforward manner. Carney's style is great fun if you already own a Viper or can imagine yourself behind the wheel of one. However, if you're a smalldisplacement type, Carney's unbridled enthusiasm for the land of bigbore VlOs is unlikely to hold your attention (of course, if you're an MG Midget fanatic, one wonders why you would buy this book in the first place). There are numerous high-quality photographs, the majority by John Lamm. These include Vipers in every state of design, assembly and color. The only thing lacking is a picture of a GTS with the rear hatch open. Racing Track, Road & Special Stage - LAM)IAS This book could be improved by adding a reference table in the appendix that charts the changes through the years. At $35, it costs nearly twice as much as some other Viper reference works, but is hardbound, longer and covers the 2003 model. Most importantly, the first-hand interviews with the creators of the Viper, unique to this book, bring the genesis of this important American supercar to life.—David Slama February, 2003  of books, videos, CDs, etc. must be furnished for review. Please send both copies to SCM, P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. Racing lancias: Track, Road & Special Stage Author:  Web site:  ISBN:  Size:  Price:  Rating:  Publisher:  Phone:  Giancarlo Reggianr Giorgio Nada +39 02 27301126 www.giorgionadaeditore.it 88-7911-236-8 10 V4x10% inches, hardbound, 191 pages $50 Lancia history enthusiasts •Ceer Rally fans i:eera-* The title of this book is misleading. Although Lancia made a mark in Formula One ("Track") and distance racing ("Road") in the 1950s, its greatest successes came in rallying from the 1970s into the early '90s ("Special Stage"). In fact, Reggiani focuses on the rally successes and glosses over the D50 Formula One car and D25 sports racing car of the '50s. If you are interested in the road and track endeavors of this period, you'll be frustrated by all the successful cars not mentioned, like the D20, D23 and D24. The book does cover the later rally period in depth. It's primarily a picture book—beautifully composed and artfully dramatic full-color contemporary photographs (taken by the author) are supplemented by period action shots of the featured cars. * The text, translated by Robert Newman, gives a history of each model, with information on development, drivers and results. Each section ends with a detailed specifications list, including acceleration figures. I doubt there is a more complete collection of information on Lancia rally cars than can be found here—all four variants of the Delta (S4, 4WD, Integrale and Safari), the Montecarlo (our Scorpion) and 037, as well as the legendary Stratos are covered. In addition, the link between road racing and rallying represented by the Lancia Fulvia is represented by the HF 1.6 and the F&M Special—a Fulvia coupe with the roof hacked off. The final modern car, the LC2 endurance racer, gets 18 pages of its own. Giorgio Nada has published some of the best reference books on Italian cars, books that quickly become valuable parts of an automotive library. If the rally scene of '80s and early '90s is the center of your world, this is a must-have item.—Donald Osborne Author:  Publisher:  Phone:  ISBN:  Web site:  Size:  Price:  Rating:  Porsche 924 Brian Long VelocePublishing +44 01305 260068 www.veloce.co.uk 1-901295-85-0 81/2x101/2 inches, hardbound, 192 pages $49.95 924 defenders ***** Casual enthusiasts ter Just because the Porsche 924 isn't collectible doesn't mean it isn't interesting. Brian Long treats the subject with respect and has written the definitive book on these low-cost sports cars. A good deal of space is spent on a general introduction to the Porsche world and the 914, which was, of course, the forerunner to the 924 as an affordable Porsche. Once into the 924, the book provides a wealth of detail. For example, all of the standard and optional colors are presented with each model year. Who can forget the putrid "Peppermint Ice Metallic" these cars proudly wore in 1976? I commend the author for providing accurate historical notes about the troubled launch of the 924. Road Test commented that the ride of the 924 was "the worst we have experienced" and wondered if "someone at the Porsche engineering department plugged the wrong number into a computer." In response to these criticisms, the author notes that "Porsche acknowledged there was a regrettable anomaly and promised revised suspension tuning to either reduce or eliminate the problem." Motor Sport described the new Porsche as "a disappointment." Regarding the engine, Motor Trend noted there is "no high rpm song here, just in- line four-cylinder noises," and "it tends to let you know that things are getting tight at anything more than 5,500 rpm by emitting a harmonic-like buzz." Of course, these problem areas were addressed over time and the book chronicles the numerous changes made. Chapters are dedicated to the 924 Turbo, the 924's final years in the early '80s, and the unexpected comeback of the 924S in 1987. The race and rally record of the 924, larger than you might expect, is covered in detail. A fmal chapter reviews what to look for when buying a used example. There is a wide selection of color and blackand-white photos, and many period advertisements are clearly reproduced. This is a fine source of data for anyone interested in these entrylevel Porsches from the '70s.—Jim Schrager 67

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otobili by Carl Bonistead One Suit, 32 Large Object: Ayrton Senna's 1993 driving suit—Lot #255 Auction: l'art et l'automobile, December 12, 2002 Estimate: $15,000420,000 Sale Price: $32,200, including buyer's premium razilian driver Ayrton Senna died almost nine years ago, but his popularity continues to grow. In a little more than ten years of Grand Prix racing, Senna won 65 pole positions, 41 races and the World Championship three times. 1994 was his first season driving for Frank Williams, for which he was reportedly being paid $20 million. Senna lost control of his Williams-Renault FW16 seven laps into the San Marino Grand Prix, on May 1, 1994, in Imola, Italy. He failed to negotiate the Tamburello curve and hit the wall at 186 mph. A piece of the car's suspension punctured his helmet, killing him instantly. According to some, Senna had a premonition about the race, mentioning to his girlfriend that he did not want to drive that day. The Italian court charged car owner Frank Williams and five other team members with manslaughter, alleging that the steering column, which was modified to give Senna more room and improved vision, had been improperly welded and failed as he attempted to negotiate the sweeping left hander. More than three years later they were acquitted, closing the legal chapter on one of motor B Legendary driver, legendary price. 111■1.-  U' APPRAISAL MONTHLY MYSTERY PHOTO Response Deadline February 25, 2003 sport's great tragedies. Senna memorabilia continues to attract strong interest. Jacques Vancher, proprietor of l'art et l'automobile gallery in East Hampton, New York, offered 13 Ayrton Senna items at his ninth mail-order auction, held last December. Three commemorative Bell helmets that were exact replicas of the helmets he wore during the 1987, 1988 and 1994 seasons were offered with presale estimates of $3,000 to $4,000 apiece. The 1987 replica helmet sold for $2,990 and the 1988 for $3,479; however, the 1994 failed to meet the $2,800 reserve. An official event poster from the 1994 Grand Prix of San Marino-Imola, Poster from Senna's final race. signed by world champions Damon Hill, Michael Schumacher and Ayton Senna, sold for $5,750, in line with the presale estimate of $5,000 to $7,000. This was one of the last pieces Senna autographed. The centerpiece of the Senna collection was the driver's suit he wore in November, 1993, when he drove to his final victory at the Adelaide Grand Prix. It was also the last suit he wore while driving for McLaren/Honda. The provenance of the suit was confirmed by photographs of Ayrton wearing it on the podium. The suit attracted an enormous number of bidders, and sold for $32,200, most likely a record for a Senna driving suit. There always seem to be a few driving suits for sale at memorabilia auctions, but few have the kind of appeal, and bring the kind of money that suits worn by Senna do. The rise in value of Senna-related material is a tribute both to his talent and to the kind of dedicated following he has among racing fans • www.maseratinet.com Jr■MASERATI14% '..,SINCE L(,* INTERN A110.Factory recognized.  11.74,0, dir Join the world's largest Maserati support group, with more than 3,500 members from 39 countries. Tech staff available to help owners and enthusiasts; parts discounts; the famous 80+ page glossy Club magazine Viale Ciro Menotti; Club decal; roster; access to a multitude of Maserati road tests, technical bulletins, manuals, etc. To join, fax your name, address, and credit card number; you'll receive a packet of Maserati information by Air Mail. $70 USA members, $80 Canada, $100 all other countries. Join now! MASERATI PARTS TOLL FREE 1-800-MASERATI (627-3728) New & Used for All Models. Our photo, your caption. Be the author of the most accurate, most creative or most provocative response and receive a sure-to-be-collectiblesomeday 1/18 scale collector car model courtesy of USAppraisal. Ties will be arbitrarily and capriciously decided. Fax your response to 503/253-2234. e-mail: copyed@sportscarmarket.com; snailmail: Mystery, P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. 68  Providing owners with knowledgeable, courteous, prompt professional express service since 1976. Next-day service our speciality. Competitive Prices. $10 million inventory. Service shop discounts. VISA / MC / AE Technical Assistance Line: USA + 425-455-4707 Fax: USA + (425) 646-5458 P.O. Box 1015, Mercer Island, WA 98040 USA E-mail: mie@maseratinet.com Francis G. Mandarano  President  I  Serving the Maserati community since 1976 Sports Car Market

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SCM AMELIA ISLAND INSIDER'S SEMINAR Presented by RM AUCTIONS INC. HOW TO EXAMINE A COLLECTOR CAR An Insider's Look At The RM Amelia Island Auction Keith Martin, Cindy Banzer and the SCM experts invite you to join them for an informationpacked three-hour seminar, held in the midst of the RM's Amelia Island Sports Car Auction. Participants will be part of an exclusive, intimate group that will participate in a no-holds-barred discussion of the collector car market as well as hands-on examinations of cars that are going to be crossing the block. The seminar will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday. March 7, 2003. New Multimedia Presentation Martin will debut his latest multimedia presentation, "How to Examine a Collector Car." Seminar participants will learn the techniques the experts use to make a quick analysis of a car, including how to determine the quality of its restoration and clues that can lead to an assessment of its mechanical condition. The Field Walk Then, participants will divide into small groups to examine cars that will be crossing the block. SCMexperts will explain how to evaluate paint and body work, how to decide how Price Guide values relate to auction prices, what kind of services the auction company will provide to help understand a car, and how to decide how much to bid. Participants will then return to the auction tent for a final wrap-up. Register Today Space is strictly limited and previous events have sold out quickly. Cost, per person, for the seminars, field walk and unlimited personal consultations with the SCM staff is just $175, $300 for two for SCM subscribers. (Non-subscribers, $250/$400.) Tuition is refundable, less a $50 processing fee, if requested prior to February 28, 2003. Don't be left out. Send in the form below today with your payment to secure your space. For more information, contact David Slama at 503/261-0555 ext. 206, e-mail david.slama@sportscarmarket.com . We'll see you there. SPACE IS LIMITED! DEADLINE Name  (If registering for more than one person, please place additional details on separate sheet.) Address City  Best Phone  E-mail State  Fax  Payment in Full Required 0 Enclosed is my check made out to Sports Car Market (or) 7 Charge my VISA/MC Total Amount  Card #  Signature  Send this form to SCM Amelia Island Insider's Tour 2003 P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292 Fax 503/253-2234; Phone 503/261-0555 x206; e-mail: david.slamagsportscarmarket.com • And Much, Much More... Exp. Date  Zip • How to Spot Hidden Hints That Reveal Condition - February 28, 2003 (Reservations are accepted on a first-come basis. Don't be left out!) • The Field Walk: Experts Help You Inspect Cars • Unlimited Consultation with the SCM Professionals • Three-Hour Seminar (Friday, 3/7, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.) The 3rd Annual Sports Car Market Insider's Tour at Amelia Island March 7, 2003 '

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Twenty Year Picture $90,000 $80,000 $70,000 $60,000 $50,000 $40,000 $30,000 $20,000 $10,000 0 lic 4•011„mm.___ .1 Shelby Fastbacks loO omm_____ 01 imme....__ 1983 1985 MommimmillIrillIMI mmimm,„. 1 1.91,1111 60-1 III 1967 GT350 MI 1965 GT350 1966 GT350 • I can remember in the late '50s when Motor Trend hit 100 pages for the first time. You are just about there. I would like to see more "Twenty Year Pictures," less European auction reports and more domestic auctions covered. Your quality continues to escalate.—Charles C. Barnett HI, Oldsmar, FL Charles, we try to present an accurate picture of what is happening with car values all over the world. Hence the European auctions. Thanks for the kind words.—ED. Thank you to everyone for a wonderful magazine. How about a page devoted to pictures of "Readers' Rides"? And Keith, more respect for Cobra replicas.—Gary Law, Hornby Island, BC We are planning on bringing back our "License to Collect" series, that featured snapshots of readers and their cars.—ED. More motorcycles.—John Pavone, Stamford, CT Another year of humor, opinions and information. Thank you.—Dave Miller, Salisbury, NC and enjoy SCM as is. Keep the comments coming! A great publication. I read it cover to cover Steve Riggs, Mary Esther, FL — Why do I have to keep renewing (now to 2005) to get a Price Guide? This info is the backbone of SCM and used to be published 70 ......maril IP101, ........m1 ______Immem I Port• oll o mmummum" 1111111111 ----Tri 1 i 1984 1996 1998 1990 1987 1989 1991 1993 1995 1997 1999 2001 1 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 Prices are for cars in excellent condition. This antnflation is provided courtesy of Cars of Particular Interest Value Guide. CPI is the guide most often used by credit unions to determine loan values of collectible domestic and imported cars. Ph: 888/760-2667, www.blackbookusa.com• Comments With Your Renewals quarterly at no additional cost.—Pete Lewis, Fulton, CA Pete, we now have software in place that allows us to send Pocket Price Guides in coming years, automatically, when you take advantage of the Price Guide renewal special on a multi-year basis. The Pocket Guide is far more comprehensive than our Quarterly Guides were. Nonetheless, we will be adding a feature article each month on a segment of the market that will include pricing information. Look for it to start with the April issue.—ED. I enjoyed meeting you at the Ferrari Christmas party in Seattle. Keep up the good work.— Ken Loganbill, Issaquah, WA Ken, Cindy and I feel we have been remiss by not developing a stronger relationship with the enthusiast groups in our own Pacific Northwest. We look forward to having a stronger presence in the future.—ED. Keep a closer watch on the light truck market. Seems like too much muscle cars.—George Anner, National City, CA Stories on vintage race cars that are still used; histories, etc. Prewar particularly.—Marshall Walker, Charleston, SC I read SCMfrom cover to cover, it's the best car magazine printed in the English language.— Stanley Bauer, Beverly Hills, CA Change nothing! —Jack Darr, Syracuse, IN I love SCM as is, but would like more coverage of affordable classics.—John LeBlanc, Washburn, ND The best read in the automotive field.—Rick McInnis, Junction City, OR More on Mercedes and Maserati, BMW 3.0 CS. Frank Honacki, Sarasota, FL Print weekly.—Jerry McKinney, Fort — Worth, IX I drove across the stage at Concorso in my 1974 Spider Veloce and spoke to Keith Martin and there were no pictures in SCM. Pictures of your fans would be nice.—Charles Williams, Santa Barbara, CA Thanks for bringing your car to Concorso Italiano. We could add a page for "SCM'ers Around the World," but it would cost a page of Market Reports. Anyone else have thoughts on this?—ED. Include a new Mini with the next issue.— Ed Hurley, Point Arena, CA Only if they fix the gear ratios so you don't have to kill the clutch to get started in traffic. And thanks to all of you for your thoughtful comments and renewals.—Keith Martin and Cindy Banzer• Sports Car Market

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Mystery Photo Answers turing the Alamo, only to notice at the last second he was riding the wrong steed, and that this was really the Ala-moto.—Marni Lynn, Kewaskum, WI After the redesign of the Royal Enfield Bullet, one over-enthusiastic owner tries to prove there is something in its name. Unfortunately he bought the .22-caliber model.—Bob Lynn, Kewaskum, WI Ala-moto General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, reincarnated, gives it one last try at recap- We are truly sorry, Mr. Knievel, but we cannot be held responsible for the downdraft you encountered on your last visit to our shop.—Steven C. Sperber, Woodland Hills, CA "Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird...it's a plane. No, it's Evel Knievel...Splat."—Bill Wells, Bloomfield Hills, MI Eve! Knievel's last jump.—Rich Castiello, Chevy Chase, MD Why Viagra and motorcycles don't mix.— Steve Jobe, Southlake, TX And this month's winner of a sure-to-becollectible-someday 1:18 scale model courtesy of Dave Kinney's USAppraisal is Steve Jobe, for his understanding of what "Help, I've fallen and can't get up" is referring to.— ED.• %A kA AUCTIONS I e v 11 — ;Ander of Eim-f' 'uyallup, WA  1.1111111111611111100N, AO .•— . Feb. 8th-9t1 festern Washington Fangrounds April 12"' Anril 26th May 3"L4th May 24'h Sun Valley 2002 2020 N MONROE, SPOKANE, WA 99205 k  1-800-255-4485 - www.SilverAuctions.com SILVER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTIONS VA .; February, 2003 71

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Resource Directory AUCTION COMPANIES Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 503/261-7127 x202 for information, e-mail artdir@sportscarmarket.com . Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 206/ Blackhawk Collection/"The Auction." 925/736-3444, fax 925/736-4375. 3600 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville, CA 94506-3600. 6694, fax 480/421-6697. 3020 North Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. email: info@barrett-jackson.com. Bonhams. 415/391-4000, fax 415/ 391-4040. 500 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA 94102; Montpelier St., Knightsbridge, London, SW7 1HH. 44-207-228-8000, fax 44-207-585-0830. Barrett-Jackson Auction. 480/421- 7444, fax 44-207-584-2733. 2-4 Queen's Gate Mews, London, England SW7 5QJ. Dana Mecum Auction Company. 467-6531, fax 206/467-6532. Complete appraisal services for any and all vehicles of particular note. Over 1 billion dollars in worldwide experience. We will help you in your time of need: we negotiate for you. Settlements, insurance, disputes, estates, pre-purchase, donations, etc. E-mail: appraisals@ cosmopolitanmotors.com . (WA) 568-1934, fax 805/568-1533. Santa Barbara, CA. European classic and sports car specialists. Buy, sell, locate, consign, consult. Over 34 years of experience. Put our experience to work for you. www.charlescrail.com . Christie's. 310/385-2699, fax 310/ 385-0246. 360 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. www.christies.com . Coys of Kensington. 44-207-584- 815/568-8888, fax 815/568-6615. P.O. Box 422, Marengo, IL 60152. eBay Motors, a part of eBay Inc. The World's Online Marketplace. Consistently ranked the best automotive site on the Web by Nielsen/NetRatings. Everyday drivers, collector cars, auto parts and accessories, motorcycles and automobilia. List your car for sale for only $40 and pay $40 more when it sells. Every vehicle transaction is covered by $20,000 in free insurance. Visit the "Services" section on www.ebaymotors.com for more details. Russo and Steele. 602/252-2697, www.russoandsteele.com . (AZ) Kruse International. 800/968- 4444, fax 260/925-5467. P.O. Box 190, Auburn, IN 46706. 631/537-1868, fax 631/537-2641. P.O. Box 2277, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. KenMotor@aol.com . Kensington Motor Group, Inc. Poulain Le Fur. 33-01 58 05 0607, fax 33-01 45 72 07 77. Commissaire Priseur, Palais des Congres de Paris, 2, place de la Porte Maillot, no 48, 75853 Paris Cedex 17. e-mail: automobile@ poulainlefur.com . www.poulainlefur.com . RM Auctions, Inc. 310/246-9880, fax 310/246-9744. 9300 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. #550, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. www.rmauctions.com. Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions/Keith McCormick. 760/320-3290, fax 760/323-7031. 602 East Sunny Dunes Rd., Palm Springs, CA 92264. classiccarauction.com . USAppraisal. 703/759-9100. 25 years experience with collector automobiles, available nationwide. Call or visit our Web site. David H. Kinney, ASA (Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers). E-mail: dhkinney@usappraisal.com; Web: www.usappraisal.com . (VA) 332-8183. Serving SF Bay Area and northern California. Prompt, personal, professional and affordable service for insurance, legal, IRS and pre-purchase inspection. Free phone consultations. joetro@pacbellnet; wwvv.bestyellow.com/ classic/index.htm. 2886. Serving 33 states, valuation, insurance, divorce, trusts, estates, charitable gifts, diminished value, pre-purchase inspections, expert witness.www.auto appraisal.com , e-mail: aag@autoappraisal. corn. "Not just one man's opinion." Classic Car Research. 248/557- Auto Appraisal Group. 800/848- BUY/SELL/GENERAL Charles S. Crail Automobiles. 805/ or call toll-free. Available in all states except AK and HI. Joseph L. Troise Appraisals. 415/ 2880. fax 248/557-3511. 15 years in business, 1AAA, for loans, estates, divorce, insurance and pre-purchase. Detroit area, will travel. www.jmkclassiccars.com or kawifreek@msn.com . (MI) Dean V. Kruse. 260/927-1111, fax 260/920-2222. Certified appraiser with 35 years in the business, appraisals completed for most of nationwide banks and insurance companies. Kruse International auctions more than 10,000 collector cars per year. One car or collections, donators, estates, disputes, pre-purchase inspections, attorneys, buyers, sellers. All inquiries kept confidential. E-mail: dkruse@rnyvine.com. Silver Auctions. 800/255-4485, 2020 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205. silver@spokane.net;www.silverauctions.com. Smith & Santiago. 800/944-2816, fax 405/843-6251. 7321 N. Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73116. E-mail Rocky: rockydb5@sbcglobal.net . APPRAISALS Steve Cram's Automobile Appraisal Service. 415/567-1087, fax 415/ 567-1245. In business for 29 years, licensed, totally independent one-man operation. Work accepted by Lloyds of London, Midlands and all US banks and insurance carriers. No charge for phone consultations. (CA) 5595. Scott Featherman has over 20 years experience and is both a certified IAAA appraiser and ASE master technician. Complete services include appraisals, pre-purchase inspections, expert witness and advisory. Personal, prompt, confidential - available nationwide. For more information, see our listing in SCM Display Advertisers Index. E-mail: scott@feathco.com, Web: www.Feather manCo.com. (PA) Featherman & Co. Inc. 610/645- 467-6531, fax 206/467-6532. 2030 8th Ave., Seattle, WA 98121. Experts in collector cars worldwide. Whether buying, selling, evaluating, consigning or appraising, we cut the edge on the current market. Over 1 billion dollars in worldwide experience. Top prices paid; from one car to entire collections, condition and location are no obstacles. "We covet the rare and unusual, whether pedigreed or proletarian." E-mail: sales@cosmopolitanmotors.com. Fantasy Junction. 510/653-7555, fax 510/653-9754, www.fantasy junction.com, e-mail sales@fantasy junction.com . Specializing in European collectible autos and racing cars from the 1920s to the 1970s, with over 50 cars in stock. Bruce Trenery has over 25 years experience in this business, based in the East Bay area. Clients and contacts worldwide with satisfaction as the hallmark. 1145 Park Ave., Emeryville, CA 94608. Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars. Mark Hyman, 314/524-6000, fax 314/524-0340. Specializing in buying and selling European sports cars. Over 80 in stock. We buy single cars or complete collections, any condition, any location. Quick action. Call today for the straight scoop on the market. (MO) Grand Prix Classics. 858/459-3512, fax 619/459-3512. Specialize in the buying and selling of historic sports cars and racing cars. Large extensive poster inventory. Automotive books, videos, art library. 7456 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037. E-mail: info@grandprixclassics.com; www.grand prixclassics.com. (CA) Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 206/ David Schultz, 330/833-3316. Am praisals, pre-purchase evaluation, auto locating, buying and selling, estate planning. 35 years experience with classic and vintage cars. Discreet, professional, confidential. No conflicts of interest. E-mail: dwsjos@ameritech.net, 1221 Providence N. E., Massillon, OH 44646-4105. AUTOMOBILIA 658-2714. Automotive consultant/appraiser. Hartford, Connecticut area base. State of Connecticut licensed. 40 plus years automotive experience, appraisals and wherewithal to address most any situation. We can travel. (CT) 72 Dave Brownell's Vintage Auto Appraisals. Phone 802/362-4719; fax 802/ 362-3007. 25-plus years experience nationwide and internationally. Single cars or entire collections. Brass cars to contemporary supercars. Complete services from pre-purchase to insurance, donation, estate, expert witness. E-mail: dbrownell @sprynet.com. (VT) Charles W. Clarke. Phone/fax: 860/ Spyder Enterprises: 516/367-1616, fax 516/367-3260. Authentic vintage posters, postcards, memorabilia (1960s and earlier); mainly focused on Porsche, Ferrari and racing. Leather accesories for Porsche 356; Halon fire extinguishers for your classic car; Ferrari 250/275/330 repro tool kits. Free 36 page list of all items by email at: singer356@aol.com . (NY) 00, fax 41-31-819 51 91. Gurbestrasse 3, CH-3125, Toffen, Bern, Switzerland. www.oldtimergarage.com . www.historicalcars.com We Buy— We Sell—We Find. Europe/US/Asia/Far East. If you are looking to buy or sell a vehicle(s) with historic or collectorappeal, try us. 30 years of experience, your satisfaction our priority. Any time —Any place—Anywhere. www.historicalcars.com. MotorCities.com—We'll sell your collector car or motorcycle in 30 days or less or you don't pay!—You pay nothing up front, 1-5% commission upon saleCustom-Built eBay Auction Pages —Digital Photography Services—Free Market Appraisal—Give us a shot! There's nothing to lose—Phone: 801/792-1882, Fax: 443/342-0755, E-mail: sales@ motorc ities.com Oldtimer Garage. 41-31-819 00 USA-1965, fax 508/945-6006. The largest national leader on Antique, Classic, Exotic, Rod and Sports Cars with rates starting at 7.99% and long terms from 5 to 12 years. Call, fax or e-mail your application today for quick 10 minute approval. Efficient and professional service is what you deserve so don't hesitate, call us today to be in the driver's seat of your dream car tomorrow. wwwjjbest.com . L'art et l'automobile gallery & auction house: 631/329-8580 25 years of experience, 2 auctions yearly (June & December), catalog subscription $20/year or online at www.arteauto.com. We carry a large collection of out-of-print books, vintage posters, prints, artwork, literature, memorabilia, etc. E-mail: jvautoart @aol.com, fax: 631/329-8589. (NY) COLLECTOR CAR INSURANCE American Collectors Insurance. 800/360-2277. We've been taking the hassle - and expense - out of insuring collector vehicles since 1976. Get the collector coverage you need, at a price you won't believe! Visit us online for an instant rate quote, www.AmericanCollectors.com , COLLECTOR CAR FINANCING J.J. Best Banc & Company. 800/ 800/922-4050. Collector cars aren't like their late-model counterparts. These classics actually appreciate in value so standard market policies that cost significantly more won't do the job. With Hagerty, we'll agree on a fair value and cover you for the full amount. No prorated claims, no hassles, no games. See what Hagerty can do for you! Call 1-800-922-4050, or visit our Web site at: www.hagerty.com . American Hobbyist Insurance. Hagerty Collector Car Insurance. 800/395-4835. From "brass & wood" antiques to modem day classics, our program accepts a wide range of collector vehicles. Enjoy excellent coverage & low "collector" rates. No strict mileage limitations in most states. Call toll-free or visit us online at American Hobbyist.com . 267-7700, fax 203/267-7773. With over 20 years of experience specializing in exotic, classic and vintage autos, our Lease/Purchase plan is ideal for those who wish to own their vehicle at the end of the term as well as those who like to change cars frequently. Our Simple Interest Early Termination plan allows you the flexibility of financing with the tax advantages of leasing. We make leasing as simple as turning the key. www.WhyNotLease.com . Putnam Leasing. "Your Best Way to Lease the Best." Greenwich, CT: 800/ 278-0071; Scottsdale, AZ: 888/995-5800. Sole authorized leasing agent for BarrettJackson and Cavallino Classic. Lease to own. Custom-tailored leases from 24-60 months. Equity transfers and early-termination rebates for business and individual needs, serviced coast to coast. Dealer inquiries welcome. New, pre-owned and collectibles since 1983. Please visit www.PutnamLeasing.com . COLLECTOR CAR LEASING Premier Financial Services. 203/ 224-8657, fax 503/223-6953. Award-winning interior restoration. Leather dyeing and color matching. 431 NW 9th, Portland, OR 97209. VINTAGE EVENTS The Colorado Grand. 1,000 mile tour of western Colorado. Pre-1961 sports cars. Frank Barrett. 970/926-7810, fax 970/926-1815. 2000, fax 415/543-5112. Now in its 33rd year of international transport. Complete service, including import/export, customs clearances, DOT and EPA, air/ocean, loading and unloading of containers. Contact Martin Button, (CA) e-mail: info@cosdel. corn; Web site: www.cosdel.com . Passport Transport. 800/325- CLASSIC CAR TRANSPORT Cosdel International. 415/777- RESTORATION/GENERAL Guy's Interior Restorations. 503/ 4267, fax 314/878-7295. Classic and specialty cars delivered anywhere in the USA. Special event services, including Pebble Beach, Monterey Histories, Barrett-Jackson, and Auburn. Standardof-the-industry service since 1970. (MO) TNT, INC. 518/236-4166, fax 518/ 236-4549. Personalized auto transport service—door to door, coast to coast, open carrier or enclosed carrier. Winching and 24-hour security. First class equipment. Dependable and insured. (NY) 3936, fax 413/436-9422. Rapid, hassle-free, coast-to-coast service. Insured, enclosed transport for your valuable car at affordable prices. State-of-the-art satellite transport Intercity Lines, Inc. 800/221Sports Car Market

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tracking. Complete service for vintage races, auctions, relocation moves. intercitylines.com. (MA) PC BEAR Auto Transport specializing in all types: hobby, collector vehicles, toys, neat old stuff, regular cars, parts, and winching. Life long car nut. Equipment serviced and maintained by me. Clean driving record since 1959 in all states. ICCMC, US DOT insured. 1 sleep in my truck while transporting. Inspection and check delivery service. Door to door delivery. PC Bear, 135 Broad St., Akron, PA 17501. 717/859-1585 Talk to me anytime. Thank you. Concours Transport Systems. 253/ 973-3987, fax 253/851-4707. Enclosed auto transport nationwide. Lift gate loading, experienced personnel. Classic & exotic cars. Special events - fully insured. Fred Koller, owner. fredkoller@ concourstransport.com , www.concours transport.com. (WA) ENGLISH British Car magazine. 800/520- 8292. The American magazine for British car enthusiasts. Classic profiles, historical articles, club events, technical information, restoration advice. One year (six issues) is $22.95. Repairs / Restorations / Race International Motor Car Repair, Inc. ph/fax 845/226-9027, Hopewell Junction, NY. Specializing in the repair of all British cars. Factory trained Rolls-Royce and Jaguar technician. Located an hour and a half from the New York Metropolitan area. Pickup and delivery arranged. Call Jeff Pahnero. Austin-Heale3, Austin-Healey Club USA. 888/ 4AHCUSA, fax 503/528-0533. P.O. Box 6197, San Jose, CA 95150. Oldest national Austin-Healey club and factory club heritage. The resource for all current and future owners. Members receive AustinHealey Magazine, Resource Book, calendar, tech assistance, book discount. Annual dues still just $35. Visa/MC accepted. Visit our Web site: www.healey.org . Aston Martin Rocky Santiago. 405/843-6117, fax 405/843-6251. 7321 N. Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73116. Specializing in Aston Martins, all years, all conditions. Buy/ sell/consign. If you are buying or selling, please call. Also have other English cars, including Healeys, MGs, Triumphs, etc. Automotive Restorations, Inc.! Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (AR1/ VRS), 203/377-6745, fax 203/386-0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. www.VintageRacingServices.com , www.AutomotiveRestorations.com . Aston Martin Owners Club East Coast and Canada Contact: Robert Stockman, Chairman: 386/446-8081 386/ 445-6000 RMSAMRAD@PCFL.com 20 Marbella Court, Palm Coast, FL. 32137 Sponsors many events including social, concours and speed throughout the year from the east coast to the Mississippi. Historical information, technical resources and sales information relating to old and new cars available to members. Jag u Sr Jaguar Clubs of North America. 888/CLUBJAG, Write: JCNA, Dept. SCM, 9685 McLeod Rd., RR#2, Chilliwack, BC, CANADA V2P 6H4. Join the primary organization of Jaguar enthusiasts in US/Canada. 52 local clubs provide social and other activities. JCNA sponsors championships in concours, rally, slalom. Members receive bi-monthly Jaguar Journal magazine. www.jcna.com . Morgan Northshore Sportscars Authorized Agent for Morgan Motor Company. Sales, Service, Restoration for all vintage British Marques. Always buying clean original February, 2003  and restored examples. Austin-Healey, Jaguar, MG, Triumph. Visit our Web site northshoresportscars.com Lake Bluff, IL 847/247-0447. Rolls-Royce/Bentley Automotive Restorations, Inc./Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARI/VRS), 203/377-6745, fax 203/386-0486, 1785 Bamum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. VintageRacingServices.com , Automotive Restorations.com . Peter Hageman, Vintage Automobiles. 206/954-1961, fax 425/287-0660. P.O. Box 554, Kirkland, WA 98033. Prewar European autos, Bentley and RollsRoyce, specializing in vintage Bentleys. ALFA ROMEO Parts Alfa Ricambi. 626/281-7933, fax 626/281-7931. Comprehensive supply of parts that puts authorized dealers to shame! To maintain and restore your Alfa, vintage or current. 431 S. Raymond Ave., Unit 101, Alhambra, CA 91803. Jon Norman's Alfa Parts. 510/ 525-9435, fax 510/524-3636. Large selection of parts from 1900 series to Milano. Efficient, personal service. 1221 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710. Centerline. 303/447-0239, fax 303/ 447-0257. Restoration and replacement parts, Giulietta through 164. Free catalog. www.centerlinealfa.com . International Auto Parts 800-788- 4435, 434/973-0555, fax 434/973-2368. Est. 1971. Over 90,000 Alfa/ Fiat/ Lancia parts, 1956 to present, in stock, ready to ship. Fast, knowledgeable service + same day shipping! FREE 76 page catalog. 4351 Seminole Trail, P.O. Box 9036, Charlottesville, VA 22906-9036 Black Bart's Emporium. 800/473- 0078,219/471-7278, fax 219/47 1-6359. 2639 Goshen Road, Ft. Wayne, IN 46808. America's largest supply of badges and emblems for Alfas and other exotics, plus other interesting special parts.Completeyourrestoration. Performance Motoring Associates 831/338-9703, fax 831/338-2031. Former Alfa Romeo dealer and SCCA racing champion, Al Leake has over 30 years ofexperience to compliment his new restoration shop. Specializing in Giulietta/Guilia. Extensive inventory of cars, racing components and parts. Lightweight body panels, Sebring racing suspensions and complete restorations now available. E-mail Alleake@aol.com , 12895 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006. alfaromeorestorations.com (CA) The DiFatta Brothers, LTD. 800/ 638-7656. Info, 410/426-7524, fax 410/ 426-8194. 5928 Belair Rd., Baltimore, MD 21206. Largest importer of Alfa, Fiat and Lancia parts on the East Coast. Decades of experience—we know these cars, and we know the right parts. VISA/MC. Orders, www.difatta.com . Re-Originals. 281/807-1945, fax 281/807-1946. THE US source for original upholstery materials, original rubber mats and gaskets, and original, new European taillights, headlights, grilles and door panels for most Italian cars ('47-'78). Additional distributors wanted. (TX) Repairs / Restoration Britalia, Ltd. 510/548-0240, 2210 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA 94702. We are SPICA and Bosch fuel-injection specialists with 25 years ofexperience servicing Alfa Romeo. We are also intimate with many Maseratis. Nasko's Imports. 503/771-1472, 5409 SE Francis, Portland, OR 97206. Oregon's oldest and most respected Alfa repair and performance tuning facility. Milano spoken here! Ask about our used Alfas for sale. Fast work, fair prices. Italian Performance/GTV City. Don, 650/508-8178. 565-A Bragato Rd., San Carlos, CA 94070. Performance modifications, service, repair and restoration for Italian automobiles. Allow us to do a restoration for you. Dan Sommers's Veloce Motors. 503/274-0064. 1425 NW Flanders, Portland, OR 97209. More than two decades of helping Alfa, Ferrari, Maserati and Lamborghini owners keep their cars on the road while not emptying their bank accounts. Other foreign cars serviced as well. FERRARI / MASERATI / LAMBO ETC. Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo. Sales, 800/547-4455, 503/255-7560. Service and Parts, 800/944-6483, 503/257-9655. America's oldest and most dedicated Ferrari dealer. New and used exotic cars. Also, huge parts department with fast, fast service. 203 NE 122nd Ave., Portland, OR 97203. Garry Roberts & Company. 949/ 650-2690, fax 949/650-2730. 922 Sunset Dr., Costa Mesa, CA 92627. Specializing in sales of Ferrari and other exotics. Consignments, brokerage services, references available. Extensive computer database. Whether buying or selling, call. ItalParts. Fax +31 172 240536. Specializing in Italian car parts and prewar car parts. 25 years of experience in finding all kinds of parts. Lots ofspare parts in stock. Look on my Internet site: www.italparts .com. If you don't find the part there, send us an e-mail: info@italparts.com. Buy Italian engines/parts/cars of pre-war period and '50s and early '60s. I constantly collect and sell all Ferraris, Maseratis and Lamborghinis. 310/274-7440, fax 310/274-9809, simon randy@aol.com. If I don't have what you seek, I can usually find it for you (at low prices). Please, call anytime for straight advice on the market. Finder's fee gladly paid. Randy Simon. (CA) Gentry Lane Lamborghini. 416/ 535-9900, fax 416/535-8152. Also Canada's largest Ferrari parts inventory. Under new ownership. Call today with your needs. Jason Popovich. (ON) Brian D. Moore Restorations. 916/ 635-3559, fax 916/635-5824. 2347 Gold River Rd., Gold River, CA 95670. Specializing in restoration and reconstruction of exotic and vintage racing motorcars. Appraising service also available. Symbolic Motor Car Company. 858/454-1800, fax 858/454-1890. 7440 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92307. Largest dealer of exotic Ferraris, Jaguars, Alfas and other cars in the world. Always a superb array of important cars on display. Interesting trades always considered. www. symbol icmotors.com. Gran Turismo Motors. 818/546- 2971, fax 818/546-2812. 741W. Broadway, Glendale, CA 91204. Ferrari service, sales and concours-winning restorations. Enthusiast-owned and operated with an experienced and friendly technical team ready to deliver the complete Ferrari ownership experience. Michael Sheehan. 949/646-6086, fax 949/646-6978. Always looking for cars to buy, from rare one-offs to serial production ordinaries. Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus—call me first or call me last, I'll make you the best cash offer. Buyers—let me use my thousand-plus car database to help you find a car, or verify the history of one you are looking at. (CA) Thomas Shaughnessey Consulting. 949/366-6211, fax 949/366-6827. Professional buyer of Ferraris, primarily '50s, '60s and '70s. Also have extensive Larnbo and Maser experience. Additionally deal in Ferrari engines. Plus—have more than 350 Ferrari wheels in stock. Call today for straight talk and honest advice. San Clemente, CA. Automotive Restorations, Inc.! Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARI/ VRS). 203/377-6745, fax 203/386-0486, 73 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. www.VintageRacingServices.com , www.AutomotiveRestorations.com . GERMAN Mercedes-Benz Alex Dearborn in Topsfield, MA. 978/887-6644, fax 978/887-3889. Buying, selling and trading vintage Mercedes. Specializing in 300SL. Large database of older MBs. Free listing of your car. Gull Wing Group International. Gary Estep, 530/345-6701. 776 Cessna, Chico, CA 95928. Dedicated to the enjoyment and preservation of 1954 to 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Coupes and Roadsters. You do not have to be an owner to belong. Member benefits include: twelve monthly magazines per year plus a national convention that rotates its location around the country. Also, reproduction parts and much more. Mercedes-Benz Club of America. 800/637-2360. MBCA, 1907 Lelaray St., Colorado Springs, CO 80909. World's largest Mercedes-Benz club, 33,000 members, all models, 1886-onward; excellent 120-page color magazine, The Star, with how-to tech articles, history, new models, racing, hundreds of cars for sale, ads free to members, much more. New car raffle, tech assistance, national events, more; dues $45/yr. www.mbca.org. Tony LaBella Classic Cars. 856/ 424-1500. 280SLs exclusively. 20 plus 280SLs in stock for sale in any price range from above average drivers to show quality. Not a broker, we own all our inventory and are aggressively looking to buy top-quality 280SL5. Technical and restoration advice always just a phone call away. Locations in New Jersey and Arizona. tonylabella.com . Automotive Restorations, Inc./Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARINRS), 203/377-6745, fax 203/386-0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. www. VintageRacingServices.com , www.Auto motiveRestorations.com . Porsche Porsche Market Letter. 888/928- 9111, fax 505/838-1222. Send check or Visa/MC to PML/SC, P.O. Box 567, SOCOITO, NM 87801. Find the Porsche you've been looking for. Over 1,000 Porsches for sale in every issue. I year, 12 issues only $55. (Can/Mex $65, overseas $100). phil@pmlettercom; www.pmlettencom. 356 Registry. 356 Registry, 27244 Ryan Road, Warren, MI 48092. A club for those interested in 356 Porsches. The Registry Magazine is published six times a year. 356 ownership not necessary. Dues $30 annually. Membership information: Barbara Skirmants. www.356registry.org . AMERICAN Shelby Shelby American Automobile Club. 860/364-0449, fax 860/364-0769. P.O. Box 788, Sharon, CT 06069. Over 5,000 members, 50 Regions throughout the world. Dedicated to the care and preservation of the cars that Carroll Shelby produced. Two national conventions a year, semi-annual magazine, bi-monthly newsletter as well as a registry.*

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SCM Su er Showcase IOW ' 1947 MG-TC. The very best. 900 miles since frame-off 1949 Chrysler Town & Country. Recently restored driver. 1979 Ferrari 308 GTB, S/N 30089 (USA). Red/black restoration in 1995. Many times a show winner. BRG/tan Excellent history. Power top, everything works. Age leather. Less than 2,400 original miles. Original Blaupunkt, leather. $25,000 (912) 598-7358. (GA)  dictates sale. $73k invested. $59,500. Mr. Brooks, (970) jack, books and tools. FCA Platinum Award. $45,000. 407-0860, jacksonb@verinet.com . (CO)  Steve (360) 694-8290. (WA) 1984 Ferrari Mondial Cabriolet. S/N ZFFUC 15A9E0049741. The SCM Ferrari. 53,000 miles, exhaustively and expensively dealer maintained. 3 owners, books, records, tools. Original paint, never hit, new XWXs, needs nothing. $28,500/offer/trade up for nice GTC/4. Keith Martin, kmartin@sportscarmarketcom, 503261-0333. (OR) 1952 Allard JX2 Le Mans "3153" fully restored, race ready, history. $145,000. www.vintage-cars-herdecke.de , ph 011-49-2330-70600, fax 011-49-2330-74997. (DE) 1921 Hispano-Suiza H6B Tourer by Flood of Melbourne. Very original and in top condition. Many rallies last year. $250,000. www.vintage-cars-herdecke.de , ph 011-492330-70600, fax 011-49-2330-74997. (DE) SCM Showcase 1964 Austin-Healey BJ8 Phase 2. New carpet, tonneau, boot cover. 72-spoke chrome wire wheels. Serviceable top. Strong engine, Pertronix ignition. $26,000 (928) 445-0940, e-mail rcn491@aol.com . (AZ) 1988 Cadillac Allante. 34,000 miles Excellent mechanically and cosmetically. Cold A/C, power everything, both tops. Paid $12,500 a year ago, must sell because of back problems. $8,900. E-mail Joseph@raisingcapital.com for pictures. (801) 373-3990. (IA) - aijk- 411 .74`.■  _ - (cf,, 1938 Fiat Millecento. Restored in early '80s. Runs great, looks great, no rust, solid body & undercarriage. Some spare parts. 4-speed, new velour interior. $8,000. Alfonso (914) 237-0100 days, (914) 997-0228 eves. (NY) 1939 Packard Darrin Convertible Victoria (Hollywood). One of twelve, late '39 longtail style. Fully restored, OD, factory HC head, Edmunds dual-carb intake. $225,000, Chuck Mitchell (845) 452-8239. (NY) 1968 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2. Euro car. Excellent condition, regularly driven and well sorted. Engine done by Bob Wallace, 43,000 miles on odo. $51,000. Ed (915) 581-2229 MST or esolomon@elp.n.com . (TX) 1953 Bentley R-type sedan. RHD, 4-speed manual transmission, factory sunroof. Grey and maroon/grey leather. Serviced and ready for touring. $16,000. (503) 775-6735 or (360) 944-7259. (OR) 1957 Lancia B24S Convertible. Beautiful, fully restored, original California car. Ready for any tour or rally. $92,500 OBO. Call or email for more pics. (626) 403-4676, africk@ davalansales.com . (CA) 1971 Alfa Romeo 1750 GTV. Full Connolly leather, see-through bolster seats. Showquality paint on rust-free, accident-free 69,000-mile car. Fresh mechanicals are perfect. $15,000. (801) 943-0125. (UT) r . 1977 Ferrari. S/N 22811. 288 GTO rebody w/blueprinted, longitudinally repositioned drivetrain.13k miles, power windows, AC. Runs and drives well. $79,000. (505) 2658617, flightning1@juno.com . (NM) Kurtis 500G-21255 Offy. Ran Indy '57 thru '60. The "Bryant Heating & Cooling Special." Restored by Jim Robbins. Has run very successfully in vintage events. Gary Ford (610) 294-9565. (PA) 1970 DeTomaso Mangusta. Impeccable original example, 16,000 actual miles, black/ red leather. No modifications, dead stock. No surprises here. $38,500. (402) 731-1181 days or (402) 556-1498 eves. (NE) 1955 Pegaso Z-102. Hardtop coupe, body by Touring. RHD. 3.2-liter V8 four-cam engine rebuilt 20 years ago with low mileage since. Located in Europe. Call for photos. $250,000. (415) 897.0862. (CA)

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SCM Showcase 1952 MG-TD. Mostly original, nice driver, rustfree from OR, needs top canvas. $7,500. Contact Joel (503) 231-7140. (OR) t 1961 Renault Caravelle. Partly restored rustfree California car. Has both tops. Also have second car that runs but is not restored. Both cars for $2,500. (818) 895-9226. (CA) 1913 Flying Merkel. Interested in finding other Merkel owners to establish club or registry. Call Doug McKenzie (805) 6896787. (CA). 1971 Is° Grifo Series II. Ferrari red paint, very straight.Tan leather int. Chevy 350, automatic trans, show condition. $48,500, Dave (562) 862-5202 or dave@knowmax.com . (CA) 1964 Triumph TR-4A. SCCA E-production race car, national class winner, 2.2-liter, 160 hp, fiberglass fenders and doors, new Panasport 8" wheels, Goodyear slicks, HaIon fire system. $14,500 obo. (805) 238-2185. (CA) 1 ., : _ ., . 1962 Kellison J-6. Panther-bodied Corvette special. Period correct w/ '62 'Vette chassis, running gear & serial #s. Pro-built special. Street legal. V8, auto & fast. $16,000. (805) 466-1015. (CA) 1951 Mercury Coupe. Blue/black, grey custom interior, stock motor, Ford four-speed on floor, air shocks, nosed, decked, '41 Lincoln door buttons. $17,500. Joe Ryba (631) 267-8876, syrabaj@yahoo.com . (NY) 1958 Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite. White/ black, hard top, tonneau, removable roll bar, tow bar, fender flares, aftermarket wheels, seats, exhaust, tube shocks. $9,500. Joe Ryba (631) 267-8876, syrabaj@yahoo.com . (NY) 4..ettl 1981 Chevrolet Corvette. VIN# 1G1AY8763 B5107113, two-tone claret/dark claret. L81 5.7-liter. Full power, removable glass tops, factory aluminum wheels & matching #s $11,900/offer. (917) 620-8158 or max forza@aol.com . (NY) 1999 Porsche "California" Speedster by Classic Motor Carriages. 24k miles. Chrome roll bar, Miata seats. Fun to drive and a better value than the stock market. $9,500. (530) 677-9206. (CA) 1991 GMC 4x4 1500 GLE Suburban. The SCM staff car! 120k, two owners, pampered miles, new tranny, ltd. slip, window sticker. Always dealer maintained with receipts. Extra wheels/tires. Loaded. $5,495/offer. Kmartin@ sportscarmarketcom, (503) 261-0333. (OR) (Feb) 1963 Austin-Healey 3000 BJ7. The SCM tour car. Older, honest restoration. No rust. Fresh overdrive. Everything works. Drove to Healey convention and back. Front end certified to be good. Many new parts. $23,500/offer. Must sell, looking for C/4! Kmartin@sportscarmarketcom, (503) 261-0333. (OR) (Feb) 1980 Corvette Coupe. Claret/claret leather. Auto, full power, NC. 65k Miles. Professional paint. Non-wrecked car. $10,600. Call Don Vess (440) 845-0618, e-mail dvess@lore.com . (OH) 1979 Ford Ranchero. Two-year-old restoration. New 302 V8 engine. AZ car, no rust, second owner. 87,299 miles, driven daily. $5,500. Bill W. (623) 566-2962, fax (623) 566-1119. (AZ) Ready to Cash In or Trade Up? Sell your collectible car, or shop for your next one, in SCM's Showcase Gallery! Look Up 30,000 Auction Results Online With SCM GOLD! Upgrade Your Subscription SCM GOLD Benefits include: Collector Car Database - unlimited, password-protected access to the Internetbased SCMarchives, searchable by marque, year, serial number, SCM ID number and price. Over 30,000 cars listed, many with photos, and thousands more scheduled to be added each month. Available ONLY through SCM GOLD! Hot News - frequent e-mail updates on significant happenings and breaking news in the collector car world, with auction results, last-minute consignments and first notice of desirable cars being brought to market. SCM Forums and Events - priority-listing and preferential treatment for SCM events, including Insider's Auction Tours, Buyer's Assistance Program, Collector Car Seminars and SCM tours. You can get all of this incredible value for only $50 a year for subscribers, $80 for nonsubscribers! Sign up today online at www.sportscarmarket.com , or e-mail scmgold@sportscarmarket.com . NNW Auctim ANON .11e • 7.1. .1* 1,110 OSZ P 0 . Ara .1 Lop. RIA TS D SO.. 1.00.03) 0. St P *a Yols.■ Nfibb Obst arm.. 2161 T. • PUTNAM prt. 2 Vito. go.7 7.a1.41. Paw* 06..8.. nom 1. .101.. SW .01.22 Sample SCM GOLD Database Page " 2211127 .1123 Om. es.  61741.. lam MO

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Glovebox Notes A brief look at cars of interest that have passed through the SCM stable. ***** is best 2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Neat Stuff / Bengt Halvorson Porsche Cayenne R/C Video SUV shaft stands a total of five inches tall. Made of polished aluminum. Price: $29.95. Griot's Garage, 800/345-5789, www.griotsgarage.com. 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition Corvette Monopoly Game Price as tested: $28,995 and a tacky look; wheels are a caricature of the original Magnum 500s (since the 500s are still in production, why not just use the real thing?); automatic transmission nearly unobtainable. Fun to drive: Fun to look at: **** ***Cr Overall ownership experience: *** Verdict: While not as refined as the SVT Cobra, and with 75 fewer horsepower, it does offer a good value (the SVT, comparably equipped, will cost $34,750). Step on the gas, look out across the vibrating shaker scoop and circa-1968 dashboard, and feel like you're driving a 1970 428 Cobra Jet Punch it and hang on.—B. Mitchell Carlson 2003 New Beetle Convertible Likes: Torque monger at low rpms; far more tossable with traction control off; throaty exhaust growl; better brakes than one would expect on a Mustang. Gripes: Seats are too retro, with poor support Put aside, for a moment, how you feel about Porsche's new SUV, and how you feel about those mini spy cameras being sold everywhere on the Internet. This "video SUV," a 1:14-scale model of the production Cayenne, adds an internal, forward-facing camera to the familiar radio-controlled-car concept, which transmits to a full-color 2.25-inch screen that's built into the remote control—enabling you to "see" the view ahead and promising to be a lot of fun. You can even turn on the headlights for night driving. High-impact plastic with front skidplate. Price: $329. Porsche Cars North America, 800/7677243, www.porsche.com/shop. Custom Automotive Portrait Commemorating 50 years ofAmerica's sports car and based on the original Monopoly game, this Corvette edition is fun for children, adults and car nuts alike. In place of the usual house and hotel system, this version uses garages and dealerships, along with special emblem cards for 1953 and 2003, custom Corvette money, and pictures and info about some of the celebrated models through the years, including the new 50th Anniversary Edition. Game includes all necessary pieces, including six collectible pewter tokens, banker's tray and two dice. Price: $39.99. Eckler's, 800/327-4868, www.ecIders.com . Coker Classic Redline Radials Price as tested: $23,575 Likes: Karmann-designed top is easy to operate; new six-speed automatic is responsive and as quick as the manual; roomy and comfortable in front; feels tight and free of the cowl shake that plagues many convertibles; very maneuverable in town and stable at high speed; styling a good balance of classy and cute; wide, unpretentious appeal. Gripes: With the top down, feels a bit like a bathtub, with a low seating position and high beltline; children-only backseat and very little cargo space; still no in-dash CD player available; extra weight results in sluggish performance with base-level 115-hp engine. Fun to drive: *** Fun to look at: **-cr Verdict: Just as with the coupe, the new convertible's appeal spans all income and age groups—though its cuteness shouts "chick car." With the base engine there's just enough power to keep up with traffic, so if speed's your thing, wait for the turbo versions. Until the new PT Cruiser and Mini Cooper droptops come out, the Beetle convertible takes the prize for being the current trendy and affordable fresh-air cruiser.—Bengt Halvorson Overall ownership experience: **sfr* 76 Automotive artist Dana Forrester, nation- ally recognized for his brick-wall watercolor series and emphasis on advertising art (and the cover artist for SCM's January 2002 issue), will paint a custom watercolor of your car, with a period background specially selected to match the car's color and era. Preliminary drawings are presented for approval. Price: $1,500-$10,000, depending on image size. Dana Forrester, 888/755-8388, www.danaforrester.com . Shift Knob Coat Hook This flashy coat hook, modeled after the shift knob and sixspeed shift gate from a Ferrari 360 Modena, would make a good conversation piece in your office. It doubles as a paperweight, but it might also fit well in your garage, or as a towel hook in the bathroom. The 3/8-inch-thick base is easily mounted with a bracket and two screws, and the These tires carry the look of classic muscle car rubber, but instead have the durability and safety of modem radial (tubeless, of course) poly/ steel-belted construction. A variety of sizes-195/ 75R14 to 235/75R15—are offered, able to fit rim widths from 5 to 8.5 inches. The Redlines come with a life-of-the-tread manufacturer's warranty. Price: $127-$157. Universal Vintage Tire, 800/622-5221, www.universa I t i re.com . Leather Driving Gloves Appropriate for winter, these driving gloves help keep fingers warm while, with special ventilation notches, avoiding sweaty palms. Closely tailored, they're thin enough to grasp dials and switches and have open knuckles for flexibility. Made of soft but grippy Pittards premium leather, in either brown or black in three different sizes. Price: $39. AutoSport, 800/726-1199, www.autosportcatalog.com . Sports Car Market

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1936 A.C. Coupe, 14K, Original  "We Covet the Rare and Unusual, Whether Pedigreed or Proletarian" WATERCRAFT 1967 Alfa Romeo GT Jr., Straight, Complete, Runs  1969 Alfa Romeo GTV, Restored to Club Concours Specs  1988 Alfa Romeo Spyder Graduate, Black/New Top End  1936 Austin 7 Roadster  1963 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk III BJ7, White/Black  1993 BMW 850Ci, Black/Black, 33K  1993 BMW 850Ci, Garnet Red/Cream, 55k  1967 BSA 650 Lightning Motorcycle,! owner  1948 Chrysler New Yorker, Extremely Original  1936 Delahaye 135 Labourdette 3-Position Drophead  1946 Delahaye 135 MS, Gentleman's Racer  1967 Dodge Coronet 440, One-Family Owned  1999 Dodge Viper RT/10, Hand-painted by Lassen  1964 Facel Vega Face1111, Driver/Project  1966 Ferrari 330 GTS, Long-term Owner  1982 Ferrari 400i A, Black, great driver  1984 Ferrari Mondial Quattrovalvole, 40k  1970 Fiat 500 Moretti, Restored with sunroof  1964 Ford Thunderbird Convertible  1950 Jaguar Mark V Drophead, 3.4 Litre  1959 Jaguar Mark I, Recent Partial Restoration  1961 Jaguar Mark II, Custom Cabriolet, Project  1969 Jaguar E-Type 2+2, Restored, Silver/Black  1952 DeLihaye 235 MS Chapron, Fmr Pebble Beach  1920 Dodge Roadster, Nice Older Restoration  1960 Dodge Pickup, Or Yeller  $45,000 $3,750 $17,500 $5,995 $28,995 $3,995 $115,000 $275,000 $125,000 $12,950 $4,500 $3,750 $7,995 $175,000 $7,500 $185,000 $29,995 $25,995 $6,995 $25,000 $37,000 $9,500 $22,500 $21,500 $12,500 $21,500 $40,000 1970 Jaguar E-Type 2+2, 4-spd, Restored, Red/Black  1953 Jaguar XK-120D.H.C., Restored Red/Tan  1953 Kaiser Manhattan, Green/Green, 2-Owner  1990 La Form 4 x4 SUV, Italian Style/American V-8  1958 Lancia Aurelia Convertible, 2.8/3C V-6 SSZ Motor  1965 Lancia Flarninia Super Sport Zagato, SeriesV  1972 Lancia Fulvia Zagato, I 600cc  1971 Muserati Ghibli Spyder, 27k, original  1931 Mercedes-Benz 370 Mannheim Cabriolet  1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 S Coupe, Black, Fitted Luggage  1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 d, ivory/Red, Restored  1967 Mercedes-Benz 250 SEb, Nice Driver  1969 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3, Nicely Restored  1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 Coupe, Lovely  1973 Mercedes-Benz 450 SL, One owner from new  1968 Mercury Montego MX Convertible  1971 MGB Roadster, Wires & Overdrive  1950 Monet Goyon 125cc Motorcycle, Only in US/Original 1957 Morris Minor 1000Coupe, No Motor  1955 Moto Morini I25cc 2-Stroke Motorcycle, Fabulous  1961 MN. Augusta 150cc Pickup Parts Delivery Truck  1966 Oldsmobile 442 Sports Coupe, 4-Spd, Red with Black  1971 Oldsmobile Toronado, Running parts car  1965 Pontiac Tempest Convertible 326  1966 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, Blue, Great Driver  1960 Rover American Conversion, Sweetie Pie  1979 Trans Am, Tired Project  $21,500 $78,500 $4,995 $8,995 $38,500 $75,000 $17,500 $110,000 $140,000 $85,000 $38,500 $13,500 $19,995 $25,995 $8,995 $6,500 $3,995 $5,995 $1,800 $4,995 $5,995 $17,000 $1,995 $9,500 $16,995 $4,995 $1,500 1947 Western Fairliner Torpedo  Fully restored to Lake Tahoe specs 1947 Harco 40 Mahogany Pleasure Yacht  Twin 440s. Cruises at 35 kts. Art Deco head turner. Very expensive when new. 1955 Chriscraft29' Beautiful ex-Tahoe MahoganySpeedboat.  Twin Hercules 6 cyl. Small galley and head. Recent re-fitting. Fascinating history. 1958 Richardson41'  Formerly of the Miller Brewing family, hence its name "High Life." Very nice boat. PUR SANG DE ARGENTINA The world's best Bugatti replicas, hand made in Argentina, Type 35B with supercharger. Virtually all parts are interchangeable with original. Blindinglyfast as experienced by Phil Hill. Type 52 children's electric cars, Testarossa electric cars. Bugatti vices and spare parts. Expertly crafted and finished byour brothers down south in the land of silver and metal crafting masters. Cosmopolitan Motors LLC is proud to be the Exdusive Importer for Pur Sang in North America. RECYCLED OLD GROWIII TIMBER Hundreds of thousands of board feet of old growth Douglas Fir. Tongue and groove, clear vertical grain with no nail holes. Eighty years old from five hundred year old trees, also California Redwood, 2x4, 2x6, 4x6, 6x8, 3x12, perfect original condition, previously used in food production never exposed to toxins or chemicals. Impossible to find on today's market. Inquire. $48500 $55,000 $75,000 $120,000 Always Buying - Experts in Shipping. We appraise collector cars world-wide for insurance or settlements. (206) 467-6531 Fax (206) 467-6532 2030 8th Avenue - Seattle, Washington 98121 cosmopolitanmotors.com

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eWatch iven the desultory state of my stock portfolio, what better gift for myself than the following piece that was recently offered on eBay? A hood ornament from the late 1920s, "Coup de Vent a La Bource," it depicts a man crouching in dismay outside the Bource (French Stock Exchange) after the collapse of the stock market. It was designed in the sharpedged cubist style and was documented to be by A. La Pickard with a clear signature. But my attempt to purchase it was as unsuccessful as my attempts to get rich selling Global Crossing short. G The piece sold for $411 and received four bids, the third of which was mine. I lost the piece by abandoning my tried and true method of bidding on Internet auctions. My normal method of bidding is to note the number of the item and decide the maximum I am willing to spend. I then log on to eSnipe.com and let them do the rest. After you've established an account with them, you enter the item number and the maximum bid into their system. You also determine the moment at which you want them to enter your bid—for me, usually when there are six seconds left in the auction—and they place your bid for you. No more hovering over your computer at weird hours as you attempt to time your bid to the last possible second. If eSnipe is successful bidding on your behalf, they charge a minimal fee of 1% with a $10 maximum. If not, there is no charge. Bomstead by Car l EBay Motors #1855415508-2001 STAR WARS LAND SPEEDSTER. F i rst bid: $1,000. Number of bids: 58. SOLD AT: $13,100. Date EBay #737449115-1965 CHEVROLET USED-CAR DEALER DISPLAY. First bid: $100. Number of bids: 26. SOLD AT: $2,183.73. With "La Bource," I entered my final bid with about 20 minutes left in the auction, reasoning that it would be high enough as there had been very limited action on the piece. But by placing my bid with that much time left in the auction, I showed my hand too early. I had planned on coming back and entering another bid if someone else topped me, but I became involved with something else and it slipped my mind. ESnipe would have covered for my lapse if I had been using their system. sold: 9/8/2002. This low-mileage, one-owner aerodynamic land speedster is equipped with a four-cylinder engine and triple positioning side jets for added performance. Sure to be a trophy winner at the next All-Alien Car Show. EBay # 730214077—TEXACO AIRPLANE OIL QUART CAN. First bid: $9.99. Number of bids: 12. SOLD AT: $432.51. Date sold: 11/6/2002. A number of these were found a few months ago, and they all have the top cut out and a weld mark where they were attached to a wall and used for storage. They have striking graphics, and picture cans like these bring big bucks. A couple of these re- I lost the piece for $5, and to make matters worse I noticed that another like it was offered at the December 2 Bonhams auction in London. It had a presale estimate of $1,400 to $1,900, and sold for $700. If I had followed my own rules, and used eSnipe for the eBay auction, I would have had a good chance of owning a very attractive piece for what would have been a bargain. Here's a quick look at some other items that have caught my attention recently: cently sold at auction for about $800 each, so at half that price, this was a good buy. EBay#2077297112--LALIQUE VITESSE HOOD ORNAMENT. First bid: $30,000. Number of bids: 28. NOT SOLD AT: $67,300. Date: 12/11/2002. This is one of the more impressive Lalique hood ornaments, and there have been a few recent sales in the $20,000 range. What makes this one worth more than three times that? It has an extremely rare blue/white opalescent tint. This is the only example I am aware of, but I'm still a little surprised that 67 large was not enough. SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION Sports Car Market magazine (ISSN #1527859X) is published monthly by Keith Martin Publications, PO Box 16130, Portland OR 97292. Periodicals postage paid at Portland, OR and additional entries. Subscription rates are $58 for 12 monthly issues in the US, $78 Canada/Mexico, Europe $88, Asia/Africa/Middle East $98. Subscriptions are payable in advance in US currency. Make checks to: Sports Car Market. Visa/MC accepted. For instant subscription, call 24-hours 800/289-2819, 503/252-5812; fax 503/252-5854. 78 Date sold: 11/23/2002. This display unfolds to cover 21 square feet. It was used to show dealers the proper way to set up their used car lot. It includes 78 plastic cars, signs, buildings and instructions. I would be most interested to find out what the new owner intends to do with it. EBay #741104609-1903 PACKARD DELUXE SALES CATALOG First bid: $100. Number of bids: 7. SOLD AT: $660. Date sold: 12/3/2002. This is a very rare catalog and it is quite unusual to find one, after spending 100 years in storage, in this pristine condition. Another identical catalog, in equal condition, recently sold at Dave Brownell's Automobilia Auction (January 2003, page 68) and realized $990, almost a third more. This just pro- vides more fuel for the eternal discussion, "Which is the best venue to sell my stuff'?" EBay #740089627—AMERICAN FLYER LICENSE PLATE ATTACHMENT. First bid: $9.99. Number of bids: 22. SOLD AT: $282. Date sold: 11/29/2002. This license plate attachment was a giveaway from Associated Oil Company, promoting their Flying A brand of gasoline. An attractive and unusual piece, it will make a nice addition to any license plate collection.• POSTMASTER Send address changes to: Sports Car Market PO Box 16130, Portland OR 97292 CPC IPM Sales Agreement No. 1296205 Sports Car Market

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