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427 COBRA GOES FOR $594K - WHY FERRARI 400s ARE Too CHEAP SPORTS CAR MARKET Keith Martin's Guide to Collecting Classic, Antique, Sports & Muscle Cars ••111011 46, 4 JUNE 2003 • 4 'Fife INSIDE: USA $5.95 CANADA $8.95 WWW SPORTSCARMARKET COM • Our Experts Evaluate 144 Collector Cars • SCM Picks: The Tonkin Museum & Goodwood • Can I Lie About My Cut Ghibli? • Getting Bottom Dollar For Your Alfa • Profiled: '96 Lamborghini Diablo SV-R

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RM AUCTIONS INC. THE DOUBLETREE HOTEL AI FISHERMAN'S WHARF, MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA AUGUST 15&16, 2003 ofiravii& 1992 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX NASCAR RACE CAR 1966 CORVETTE 427 COUPE 1967 FERRARI 275 GTB/4 1967 FERRARI 330 GT COLLECTiW  MIKE FAIRBAIRN  TERRY LARSON  TODD WERTMAN  JACK C. BOXSTROM  800-211-4371 480-984-8501 866-762-8284 613-476-9132 PATRICK VAN SCHOOTE  858-454-1800 JOHN KRUSE  260-925-6789 ALREADA 'ftp <1, Frifif mi ke@rma uctions.com tlarsonOrmauctions.com toild@rmatictions.com lack@rmauctions.com patrickCp.matictions.com ikruse@rmauctions.com ROB MYERS  DONNIE GOULD  KEN WALLACE  DAN SPENDICK  JONATHAN HOOKER  800-211-4371 rob(Ormatictions.com 954-566-2209 clotmie@rmatictions.com 734-547-2400 kengrmatictions.com 905-206-1500 dans4rmanctions.com 519-352-4575 illookerkDritiatictions.com 800-211-4371 ONE CLASSIC CAR DRIVE, BLENHEIM, ONTARIO, CANADA NOP 1A0 N .Uciliii12

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 SPORTS CAR (MARKET)  Keith Martin, Publisher  Ll. 15, #6 Tom "Spanky" Assiter works the crowd at Barrett-Jackson West Palm Beach. ON SITE MARKET REPORTS - 34 RM Auctions Boca Raton, FL 40 Bonhams Hendon, London, UK 48 Silver Auctions Portland, OR 51 Christie's Nine Elms, London, UK 55 Barrett-Jackson West Palm Beach, FL 1-1Wi- I LES 22 1978 Ferrari 400A 2+2  The most undervalued Ferrari. 30 1925 Bentley 3-Litre Speed Model As reliable as Big Ben. 64 1969 Alfa Romeo Spider How to get bottom dollar for your car. 66 1996 Lamborghini Diablo SV-R Can't afford a Murcielago, eh? 68 1964 VW Karmann Ghia coupe A bargain in every respect. 72 1957 Pontiac Star Chief Bonneville Convertible Test bed for new technologies. 4  COLUMNS 6 Shifting Gears Keith Martin 8 The Inside Line Cindy Banzer 15 Affordable Classics 1985-89 Toyota MR2 by Marit Anne Peterson 18 Ask The X-Perts F355 vs. 911 Twin Turbo by SCM Analysts 20 Legal Files Beware a Cut Spider by Alex Leventhal 26 Sheehan Speaks Import Advice by Michael Sheehan 69 Porsche Gesprach 356+912=? by Jim Schrager 74 Bike Buys 1972-74 Moto Guzzi V7 by John Duss 75 Motobilia Baby Bugatti by Carl Bomstead 84 eWatch There Goes My Collection by Carl Bomstead DEPARTMENTS 10 Auction Calendar 12 You Write, We Read 13 Display Advertisers Index 22 SCM Picks Collector's Garage: Ron Tonkin Museum Vintage Event: Goodwood Festival of Speed 63 Fresh Meat 73 Vintage Rally Calendar 74 Mystery Photo 76 Reviews 78 Mystery Photo Answers 78 Twenty Year Picture 79 Comments With Your Renewals 81 Neat Stuff 81 Glovebox Notes CLASSIFIEDS 28 Ferrari 32 English 65 Alfa Romeo 67 Etceterini 71 German 67 Vintage Race Cars 73 American 82 Resource Directory 80 Showcase Gallery 52 1972 Ford GT40 MkIll Needs finishing, still brings $301,833 at Christie's London. 36 1972 Maserati Ghibli SS Coupe Ghibli owners rejoice! Coupe makes stunning $62,275 at RM Boca Raton. 42 1954 Healey 100M Replica Nicely done, nicely priced at $25,965 by Bonhams Hendon. Sports Car Market

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Shifting Gears / Keith Martin The $22-A-Day Ferrari 0 ur 1984 Mondial has gone to a new home. For $23,000, a Ferrari enthusiast in Benicia, California, put it into his garage. It seemed a fair-enough price for a 53,000-mile car, in light metallic green, that was in need of its major service. And then I did something no owner of an exotic car should do. I totaled up the cost of my ownership and translated it into dollars (not cents) per mile. It's not a pretty picture. In January of 2002, when I bought the car, it had 48,000 miles on it. I paid $28,000, which was significantly below the asking price. During the next 15 months, I spent $4,586 for a variety of miscellaneous repairs, along with $1,200 on a set of XWX tires from Coker. The assessment of the technicians at Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo was that my Mondial (which they affectionately referred to as "Kermit") was a good one, and that the repairs were not atypical. When I sold the car, it had 54,128 miles on it. So during the approximately 480 days I owned it, it traveled 6,128 miles, for a total cost, including maintenance and depreciation, of $10,786. Or, $1.76 per mile. George Lampus, an SCM subscriber in Portland who owns a 400i five-speed--so he is no stranger to an imbalance between costs and vehicle value—suggested that I look at it as a rental. For just $22.47 per day, I got to drive an open Ferrari. Did the car have to be this expensive? No. Here's what I did wrong: First, when I bought the car, I didn't check the tires. Second, I didn't calculate the time interval for the major service. The car had its belts replaced at 37,759 miles. So by mileage, I had until 67,759 before the service was due. But the timing belts in the entire 308/328 series, including Mondials, are made of rubber and deteriorate with age as well as miles. Ferrari recommends you replace the belts every five years or 30,000 miles. As the major service had been done on October 17, 1997, when I bought the car it was just nine months away from reaching that service interval. If I had been thinking rationally when I bought the car—instead of being totally caught up in my own light green metallic mist (red Mon- Kermit 's gone to a new home. Junction Highway. Lightly traveled and full of medium-speed curves, it's a sports-car delight. As we maintained an average speed of 70 mph, the girls put their arms up in the air as if they were on a roller coaster, and squealed with delight as we went around each turn. The Mondial behaved like a proper Ferrari. It was glued to the road, the gearbox shifted precisely and the engine made all the right four-cam V8 sounds as it ran to redline in second, third and fourth gears. So is all of that worth $22 a day, or $1.70 a mile? While my fiscally responsible side recoils in horror, my emotional side says yes. Quality seat time is hard to come by, and the Mondial provided over 6,000 miles of it for me and my family. Proving that we've learned nothing of financial significance from this vehicular hemorrhaging, now my spouse, SCM Managing Editor Cindy Banzer, has informed me that she thinks it's her turn to own a Ferrari, preferably a 1985 308 GTS QV. She likes blue. I asked if that meant we were going to sell her muchbeloved 1978 Alfa Spider, and she replied thoughtfully, "Since we always lose money when we sell cars, I think we'll just keep it." She'll be looking for a recently serviced 308, with good rubber, no stories and a proper history. If you've got one that's priced right, cbanzer@sportscarmarket.com is the way to reach her. It looks like my 365 GTC/4 is going to have to wait. We have decided on the car for our June trip up the AlCan Highway from Portland to Anchorage. Worrying that a TR6 might not quite be up to it, we're in the hunt for a '92 or later Corvette C4 coupe, with the LT-1 engine and a manual gearbox. Our budget is $15,000; e-mail me at lunartin@sportscarniarket.com with any offerings or thoughts. SCM Picks Now Cindy want s one for herself dials have always looked a little bit like Popsicles on parade to me)—I would have reduced my offer by $5,000. I know that the seller wouldn't have accepted it, and I would have moved on. But if I had moved on, what would I have missed? I would have missed the great drive back from San Francisco, where I got the car, up Highway 1 with my good friend Steve Sargent. I would have missed blasting out of Eureka as the sun was coming up, and feeling how the Mondial liked to lope along at 90 mph through the mist. I would have missed the thrills of trying to control its tail-wagging through a surprise patch of snow. An open four-seat Ferrari is a kid-friendly car. One memory that lingers is a sunny afternoon summer drive, from Portland to our beach house in Neskowin, about 90 miles away. The top was down, and our 11year-old, Alexandra, and a friend were in the back seat, giggling the way only pre-teenage girls can. We took Highway 18 to the coast, and then swung off onto the Valley 6  We've added a new department, "SCMPicks." Each month, we'll focus on collectors, their garages, museums and vintage events we think you'll find of interest. Send any suggestions to copyed@sports(-) carmarket.com . On the Cover "Competing for the Looks," by Argentinean artist Jorge Garcia, is the title of this month's cover art. The car is a 1934 Packard, and the woman, according to the artist, represents, "the charm and beauty of all women and their affinity with the beautiful shapes of classic cars." Garcia has been painting automobiles for more than 20 years. His painting, "The History of F 1 ," is on permanent display at the Juan M. Fangio Museum in Balcarce, Argentina. Garcia created posters for the Transchaco and Argentine Rallies. He has shown his work at Meadow Brook, where he won the Award of Excellence in 1998 and 2002, and Pebble Beach. The original of "Competing for the Looks, " acrylic and gouache on board, measuring 19x24 inches, is in Garcia's possession and is for sale. Prints may be available in the near future. For information go to www.jorgegarcia.com.ar.• Sports Car Market

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Bonham17 BUTTERFIELDS Incorporating Brooks Auctioneers Newport, Rhode Island An Important Sale of Rolls-Royce & Bentley Motor Cars and Related Automobilia Friday August 1, 2003 Consignments Now Invited 'er years of successful association with the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts' Club (RREC) in Great Britain, Bonhams is delighted to announce that the North American-based Rolls-Royce Owners' Club (RROC) has invited us to conduct a sale at their annual meeting at Newport, Rhode Island on Friday 1 August 2003. Consignments are limited to Rolls-Royce and Bentley motor cars and automobilia related to both of these venerable British marques. Pictured: The ex-Jacquelyn de Rothschild, 1929 Rolls-Royce Springfield Phantom I, Coachwork by Hibbard & Darrin, Chassis no. S235KR. Europe t ■ 1, I UK www.bonhams.com www buttorholds com re n (*motion about a vehicle, please contact: or  Mark Osborne (415) 391 4000 mark.osborne@bonhams.com Andrew Reilly (415) 503 3285 andrew.reilly@bonhams.com Steven Zick (312) 475 3922 szick@butterfields.com Malcolm Barber (415) 861 7500 malcolm.barber@bonhams.com

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The Inside Line / Cindy Banzer the Ferrari Galleria. Touring will be by specially outfitted "Executive" coach and will include the beautiful countryside of Italy and the Mediterranean coast. The second part of the program involves the bi-annual Monaco Historic Races and the many events surrounding it. Included will be auctions with private previews hosted by Keith, a gala evening with guest drivers and two days of classic car races all set in the lavish confines of Monte Carlo. Please send news, event or auction information to insideline@sportscarmarkercom. scm Happenings vJoin SCM experts in California for the second annual Insider's Seminar at RM's Monterey auction, Saturday, August 16, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Doubletree Hotel. Learn from Editor Martin's new presentation, "The Unfair Advantage, Secrets of Buying and Selling Right." Cost is $175 ($225 for non-subscribers), and space is limited. To enroll, contact David Slama, 503/261-0555 x206, david.slama@ sportscarmarket.com . (OR) vThere is still time to sign up for the SCM Insider's Seminar at the Barrett-Jackson/Petersen Museum auction in Los Angeles on Friday, June 20, from 1-4 p.m. Cost is $175 ($225 non-subscribers). For more information, contact David Slama, 503/261-0555 x206, david.slama@ sportscarmarket.com. (OR) vEditor Martin was the guest speaker at the Sixth Annual Chicago International Antiques and Fine Art Fair Preview Party, Thursday, April 24. His presentation, "It's All About Swagger, What Makes a Car Collectible" was part of a fund-raising effort Tour dates are May 9-18, 2004. The tour is strictly limited to 40 persons (early booking is highly recommended). Tour cost is $3,600 per person based on double occupancy, air not included. For details contact Steve Austin at 800/452-8434, steveaustin@canby.com . (OR) News  vCalifornia State Senator Dean Florez has modified Senate Bill 708, which sought to extend the state's current rolling emissions test exemption from cars 30 years old and older to cars 45 years old and older. Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) drafted an alternative that extends the existing law to prohibit the operation of "smoking" motor vehicles. Florez accepted SEMA's pro-hobbyist draft for the new S.B. 708. 909/396-0289, www.sema.org. (CA) ,/The 2005 Ford GT will be the first to cradle a unique "ship in a bottle" (SIB) fuel tank system courtesy of TI Automotive. The system's blow-molded plastic tank contains fuel pumps, level sensors and delivery systems. This will limit fuel evaporation into the atmosphere from the GT's 5.4-liter V8. 586/ 427-3726, www.tiautomotive.com . (MI) vMeguiar's President and CEO Barry Meguiar will host 52 more weeks of Car Crazy TV for its fourth season on the Speed Channel. The show peeks behind the scenes of major auto shows, collector car events and "car crazy" scenes, and features inter- Events  Martin was introduced by Illinois State Representative John A. Fritchey (D) at the Antiques Fair. co-chaired by Susie Getz and Cary Bomier for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (wwvv.rehabchicago.org ). s/SCMand Steve Austin's Automobilia have once again joined forces to produce another first-rate Car Collectors Dream Tour, led by Editor Martin, Austin and me. The 2004 Italy/Monaco Tour will incorporate touring in Northern Italy and conclude with the Monaco Historic Races and classic car auctions. Already slated are visits to Italian car makers and car and racing museums, including 8  vThe second annual Italian Car Festival, 6/28/03, will feature unique and obscure Italian vehicles and a display area for Italian motorcycles and scooters at the Stark County Fair Grounds in Canton, Ohio. 330/471-9980, lcontie@neosr.com . (OH) vA 1931 Mercedes-Benz SSK Sport/2, a 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C-2900B SWB Spider and a 1931 Invicta S-Type Tourer are among over 60 vehicles in SCM'er Robert Bahre's unique and extensive private car collection. The collection will be offered for charity benefit viewing, 7/19/03, in Paris, Maine, with all proceeds benefiting Hamlin Memorial Library. 207/743-2980. (ME) 6/The Concours d'Elegance at Cran- brook will have a theme of "the fusion of art, science and education in the history of the automobile," 7/27/03, at the Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills, MI. SCM'er Bob Lutz is Honorary Chairman of the event and SCM'er and Meguiar's CEO Barry Meguiar will be honored as the Enthusiast of the Year. 248/824-1665. (MI) 6/The Portland Triumph Owners Associa- tion will conduct the 2003 All Triumph DriveIn, 8/8-10/03 in Welches, OR. The drive-in will include scenic tours, awards, a car show, a rally, a banquet, live music and surprises. 503/5910103, www.PortlandTriumph.org . (OR). Sports Car Market views with specialists, collectors, hobbyists, customizers, hot-rodders, racers and other auto-industry personalities. The show will air Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. and 12:30 a.m., Sundays at 7 a.m. and Tuesdays at 9 a.m. (all times EST). 818/992-4353, www.meguiars.com. (CA) vGreater LA Auto Show named Barry Toepke its new Director of Communications. Toepke began managing PR and industry relations 5/5/03. "I'm looking forward to devoting 100 percent of my efforts on continuing to develop the show, which holds a strong identity among the world's leading auto shows as it moves toward its 100-year anniversary in 2005," Toepke said. 310/444-1850, btoepke@laautoshow.com. (CA) vVolkswagen in Mexico (VWM) has announced the "Last Edition" VW Beetle, ending its production of the classic-style Bug. Coker Tire Company, the largest supplier of classic and collector vehicle tires, will supply authentic whitewall tires for the Last Edition, of which VWM expects to produce at least 3,000 through the end of 2003. 800/251-6336, www.cokencom. (TN) vLeMay Museum appointed Steve Boone as its newest board member. LeMay Museum houses the world's largest private auto collection. Boone owns Northwest Harley-Davidson in Olympia, WA. "Steve's passion for the automobile, industry contacts and passion for preserving this astounding collection through the LeMay Museum project make him an ideal board member," said LeMay Museum CEO David Madeira. 253/779-8490, www.lemaymuseum.org. (WA) Transitions 6/Muriel Topaz, who made a significant contribution to dance in the fields of notation, scholarship, pedagogy and journalism, died on April 28, 2003 at the age of 70. While a student in the Dance Division at The Juilliard School (NYC), Editor Martin participated in the reconstruction, from Topaz's Labanotation score, of Doris Humphrey's modern dance classic, "Day on Earth."

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390 horsepower can be very intimidating. Best say something nice. The powertrain and suspension refinements are so good that you...need to look at the speedometer to gauge your speed" -Automobile Magazine "The S-TYPE R asserts itself between [the competition] with authority—and a measure of elegance [the others] lack. - - Motor Trend "Yet it also has tremendous reserves of performance—enough to give you an ear-to-ear grin when you drive it hard." -Sports Car International ©2003 Jaguar Cars

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Crossing The Block PREView If you have news, event or auction information about the collector car hobby, send it to insideline@sportscarmarket.com. i/Frank Sinatra's 1970 Lamborghini Miura P400S will take the stage at Rockefeller Center in New York City before heading to the auction block at the second annual Christie's Collectors' Car Auction and Exhibition at Rockefeller Center, 6/5/03. The metallic orange car with wild boar-skin interior and orange shag carpeting will be one of more than 40 rare and vintage cars displayed on the Rockefeller Plaza red carpet before the auction. 212/636-2277, www.christies.com . (NY) teThe largest indoor auction in the United States will feature over 600 cars, presented by Kruse International. This is the 31st anniversary of the Leake Collector Car Auction, which takes place in Tulsa, OK, 6/6 - British Motor Industry Heritage Trust is working with Bonhams to bring these British autos to the auction block. +44 20 7629 6602, www.bonhams.com . (UK) vSilver Auctions expects over 150 cars for one of its premier auctions, the Jackson Hole Auction at Mangy Moose Saloon in Teton Village, 7/5 - 6/03, in Jackson Hole, WY. 800/255- 4485, www.silverauctions.com. (WA) vA 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Sport cabriolet will be offered at RM Auctions' Monterey Sports and Collector Car Auction, 8/15 - 16/03, at the Doubletree Hotel in 8/03, in the Expo Square at the Tulsa Fairgrounds. 800/ 968-4444, www.lcruseintemational.com . (IN) vMecum Collector Car Auctioneers will hold a hot rod auction at the 39th annual L.A. Classic 540K to be sold by RM at Monterey. Calendar  Awiter." 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. JUNE 1941 NHRA Hot Rod offered by Mecum. Roadster Show, to benefit the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum on 6/13 - 15/03, at The Fairplex in Pomona, CA. 8 15/5688888, www.mecumauction.com . (IL) vFred Astaire's 1927 Town Car is one of the featured Rolls-Royces in A Century of Elegance, the star exhibit at Petersen Museum's sixth annual Cars & Stars Gala, 6/19/03. The gala kicks off Barrett - Collector Car Auction at Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, CA, 6/21 - Jackson's third annual 22/03. Auction preview occurs 6/20/03. Gala proceeds benefit the Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation and its youth and educational programs. 323/964-6366, www.petersen.org, 480/4216694, www.barrett-jackson.com. (CA) VA 1993 Corvette ZR1 40th Anniversary Edition originally owned by Michael Jordan will pass under the gavel along with other celebrity cars at Bloomington Gold Corvettes, USA, presented by Mecum Auctions, 6/2729/03. The event will be held at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, IL, during the 31st Bloomington Gold Corvette Show. vA 1928 Austin Seven Top Hat and a 1910 Austin 18/24 Endcliffe Tourer will appear with over 80 additional vintage and classic cars at a 6/29/03 sale at Heritage Motor Centre in Gaydon, Warwickshire. The 10  England — June 4 H&H AUCTIONS — Derbyshire New York — June 5 CHRISTIE'S — New York New York — June 6-7 KENSINGTON MOTOR GROUP — Bridgehampton Montana — June 7 SILVER—Billings England — June 7 CHEFFINS — Duxford Ohio — June 6-8 HAMPTON'S — Cincinnati Oklahoma —June 6-8 KRUSE — Tulsa England —June 11 BONHAMS — Harrogate Idaho — June 14 SILVER — Coeur d'Alene California — June 14-15 MECUM — Los Angeles England — June 16 CHRISTIE'S — London France—June 16 ARTCURIAL-BRIEST-POULAIN-LE FUR — Paris California — June 21 SILVER — Mammoth Lakes England — June 21 BONHAMS —Northamptonshire Indiana — June 21 KRUSE — Auburn Minnesota — June 20-22 MECUM — St. Paul California — June 21-22 BARRETT-JACKSON — Los Angeles California —June 22 SILVER — Louisiana — June 28 KRUSE — Gonzales Montana — June 28 SILVER — Missoula Illinois — June 27-29 MECUM — France — June 29 OSENAT — Fontainebleau JULY Missouri — July 5 KRUSE — Kansas City Iowa —July 4-6 MECUM — Des Moines Wyoming — July 5-6 SILVER — Jackson Hole France — July 7 ARTCURIAL-BRIEST-POULAIN-LE FUR — Paris England —July 11 BONHAMS — Sussex Idaho —July 12 SILVER — Post Falls Wisconsin — July 12 ICA — Iola Colorado — July 18-19 KRUSE, VINTAGE GAVEL — Denver Montana —July 19 SILVER — Missoula St. Charles Mammoth Lakes Wisconsin — July 18-20 MECUM — Elkhart Lake England — July 23 H&H AUCTIONS — Derbyshire England — July 23 BONHAMS — London Michigan — July 26 KRUSE — Brooklyn England —July 26 CHEFFINS — Bedfordshire AUGUST Rhode Island — August 1 BONHAMS — Newport Michigan — August 2 RM AUCTIONS — Auburn Hills Nevada —August 7-10 SILVER— Reno Michigan — August 8-10 RM CLASSIC CARS — Novi Missouri — August 9 KRUSE — St. Louis Germany — August 9 BONHAMS — Niirburgring California —August 15 BONHAMS — Quail Lodge California — August 15-16 RM AUCTIONS — Monterey Michigan — August 15-16 ICA — Pontiac California — August 16 RUSSO AND STEELE — Monterey Kentucky —August 16 KRUSE — Sparta Indiana — August 16-17 MECUM — Valparaiso California — August 17 CHRISTIE'S — Pebble Beach• Sports Car Market Monterey, CA. Almost 200 sports, racing, classic and muscle cars will cross the block. 800/211-4371, www.rmauctions.com. (CA) vBonhams will offer 50 motorcars and over 300 lots of automobilia at its 2003 Summer Vintage Sale of Veteran, Edwardian, Vintage and Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia, 7/23/03, at Lord's Nursery Pavillion. vA 1967 Shelby GT 500 is one of the featured cars at Kruse International's 33rd edition of the "World's Largest Collector Car Auction and Show." Auburn 2003, at 'Cruse's Auburn, IN, complex, is held over Labor Day weekend, 8/27/03-9/2/03. vA 1936 Bugatti T57 Atalante coupe will appear at the Christie's sale, Exceptional Motor Cars at the Concours d'Elegance Paleis Het Loo, in the Netherlands, 8/31/03. +31 20 575 5255, www.christies.com . (NE) vThe Oldtimer Gallery Toffen presents a No-Reserve-Auction for classic cars, 9/13/03. +41 31 819 61 61, www.oldtimergalerie.ch . (CH).

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CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS Coachwork by Bertone, Designed by Franco Scaglione  Estimate: $80,000-120,000  The 1952 Turin Motor Show, ex-Packard Motor Car Company  1952 Abarth 1500 Biposto Coupe  The ex-Frank Sinatra, 36,844 miles from new 1970 Lamborghini Miura P400S Coachwork by Bertone Estimate on request 1959 Chevrolet Corvette Fuel Injection Roadster  Estimate: $40,000-60,000  1959 MGA Twin Cam with Hardtop Estimate: $25,000-35,000 Christie's Collectors' Car Auction a Exhibition at Rockefeller Center Auction Thursday, 5 June 2003 Enquiries Miles Morris mmorris(achristies.com Tel: (1 212) 636 2277 Forthcoming Auctions 16 June  London 17 August Pebble Beach 31 August Paleis Het Loo, Holland 2 December London Malcolm Welford mwelfordachristies.com Tel: (1 310) 385 2699 Venue 20 Rockefeller Plaza New York 10020 Catalogues US: 1 (212) 636 2500 Worldwide: 44 (0)20 7389 2820 www.christies.com

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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 Dear SCM: In regard to the 456 GT, I wonder if the opinions (April issue, page 26) opinions about it versus the GTC/4 are coming from anyone who has actually driven a 456. I've had my '95 six-speed since new. I use it as a driver and never had it on a track. In six years I have replaced the spark plug wires and the master cylinder. It is not particularly difficult to work on but you cannot get access to the software for diagnostic purposes unless you are a dealer. Naturally, that allows them to rob you. If Ferrari allowed the software to be sold to others the situation could be improved radically. The interior is magnificent to look at, comfortable, supportive and is holding up extremely well. The car is out almost daily in the Florida sun and rain and with just average care the paint and rubber still look new. It has no water or air leaks. My 456 will idle with the air conditioning on when the outside temperature is 95 and not overheat. You can listen to your stereo or converse with your passenger when cruising at 80 mph. It will take off smoothly in sixth gear at 20 mph or spin the wheels when shifting to third at 85 mph. Its styling is still in vogue and is constantly admired both on the road or parked. Recently, I was at the cleaner's when four of the 25-year-old or younger lady employees came out and were drooling over the car and asking if it was new. (How sad that I could not afford one of these when I was 25.) It has great brakes. It will take the 20-mph curve entrance to the freeway at 80 without discomfort or physical strain. It will literally jump forward at 90 in sixth when passing and the shifter moves like the proverbial hot knife through butter in any shifting situation with no engine racing or double clutching. I bought the car new, paid a lot, but don't regret it because I never fail to enjoy driving it. As you know, I have been a dealer for 40 years and have driven just about everything. I believe you would be hard-pressed to find a more enjoyable driver.—Paul Fusillo, via e - mail 12  Dear SCM: Following up on the debate whether to buy a C4 or 456, it seems to continue to strike a few chords among the "experts" and their opinions. To be sure, each car has its own fan club, with the older cars always more romantic—but not necessarily practical. Let's compare these cars again. 1) Ride comfort: No question here that the 456 is the winner. 2) Air conditioning: Again, 456. 3) Engine: Again, 456. 4) Curb appearance: A tie. On the question of value, the 456 is so underpriced it is the bargain of the decade. It's a car that you can really use every day and the maintenance factor is way overblown. The 456 is bulletproof on a long-distance drive and is sure to get you there in comfort without incident. It would be safe to say that the 330 GTC or the C4 would be more popular at a Ferrari Club Meeting and the 456 would give a person more all-around pleasurable use. I guess that makes everyone a winner.—John Weinberger, via e - mail Dear SCM: Our club has been an SCM subscriber for a couple of years, and I was pleased to see the Hemi Superbird profile in the April issue. As a subscriber and supporter of your publication, we spread the word to the muscle-car folks that SCM has a lot to offer. I was disappointed to see we were not referenced in the sources for the Superbird. Keith was a member of our group when he owned his Superbird back in 1988. Our club information is: Daytona-Superbird Auto Club, 13717 W. Green Meadow Dr., New Berlin, WI 53151, phone 414/687-2489. Cost is just $20 ($22 outside the US). We also operate the registry for Ford Torino Talladegas and Mercury Cyclone Spoiler Hs, the Ford aerodynamic cars, which are included in our newsletter.—Doug Shellinger, Daytona-Superbird Auto Club, New Berlin, WI Doug, thanks for the clarification. When I owned my Superbird (original Tor-red paint, 440 fourbarrel, stick, bench seat, 23,000 miles, never hit or rusted), I found your newsletter to be an invaluable source of information. Anyone who owns, or is thinking of owning, the cars you cover should subscribe.—ED. Dear SCM: In the recent April issue, the RM Phoenix auction report included the sale of a 1937 Chrysler Imperial Airflow sedan (C-17 model), which was described as a "full CCCA Classic." While the 1937 C-17 is a fine car, it is not recognized as a Classic by the CCCA. The only Chryslers so recognized are the extremely rare and valuable LeBaron-bodied Custom Imperial Airflows. I am a National Director of the CCCA and own a 1934 CW limousine. For your information, the recognized models are: 1934 CX, CW; 1935 C-3, CW; 1936 C11, CW; 1937 CW.—Bob Joynt, Batavia, IL Dear SCM: I have been a long-time subscriber to SCM and I have bought and sold a number of sports cars. I have found the information in SCM to be very insightful and helpful in the process. I sold my 1962 Porsche Super 90 Roadster for top dollar (reported in SCM) thanks to many of the suggestions you have made over the years. I zeroed in on my 1987 Porsche Carrera cabriolet because of Jim Schrager's waxing poetic about the G-50 transmission. Thank you, Jim, it is truly outstanding. I am now interested in buying a 1990-2000 Mercedes 300 or 500 SL, or SL 500 or 600, for my wife. Before you go off that it's not a sports car (it's not, it's a grand touring car) and they are just used cars (because so many were built and they are still depreciating), I would like you to consider the following: 1. They are high-quality, attractive automobiles with high resale values. 2. They offer comfortable topdown motoring with reasonable performance. 3. They have a reputation for reliability (always a pleasure when owning and driving). 4. They also offer a very pleasurable top-up driving experience with effective/reliable A/C (unlike my Porsches), and they are quiet enough to enjoy a CD or two. In light of all of the above and more, please consider running a "German Car Profile" on SPORTS CAR MARKET EDITOR & PUBLISHER Keith Martin MANAGING EDITOR Cindy Banzer ART DIRECTOR EDITORIAL MANAGER PROJECTS COORDINATOR David Slama GRAPHIC ARTIST Kirsten Hegg SUBSCRIPTIONS Kristen Hall-Geisler COPY EDITOR Bill Neill SENIOR AUCTION ANALYSTS Dave Brownell Dave Kinney AUCTION ANALYSTS John Apen Chip Baldoni CONTRIBUTING EDITORS Steve Ahlgrim Gary Anderson Carl Bomstead Bengt Halvorson Alexander Leventhal Jim Schrager Michael Sheehan CONTRIBUTORS Raymond Milo Steve Serio Tom Young Donald Osborne Keith Duly I.T. MANAGER Adrian Gilles INTERNET SPECIALIST Matt King DATABASE SPECIALIST FINANCIAL MANAGER DESIGN CONSULTANT ALFA ROMEO SPECIALIST Pat Braden (1934••• 2002) ADVERTISING INFORMATION Tyler Roy-Hart artdir@sportscarmarket.com *44 503/261-0555, ext. 202 fax 503/253-2234 www.sportscarmarket.com INQUIRIES ABOUT YOUR SUBSCRIPTION? TO SUBSCRIBE 800/289-2819 fax 503/253-2234 Toll-Free 877/219-2605, ext. 208 service@sportscarmarket.com 11•40 P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292 FEuEx/DHL/UPS: CORRESPONDENCE 306 SE 81st, Portland, OR 97215 4■44 The information in Sports Car Market magazine is compiled from a variety of reliable sources. However, we must disclaim and deny any responsibility or liability for the timelieness, use, interpretation, accuracy, and completeness of the information presented. All material, data, formats and intellectual concepts in this issue copyright 2003 by the Alfa Romeo Exchange, dba Sports Car Market magazine, in this format and any other used by Sports Car Market magazine. Copyright registered with the United States copyright office. Sports Car Market Darin Halkides Deanne Pierce Scott Abts B. Mitchell Carlson Scott Featherman Richard Hudson-Evans Tyler Roy-Hart Stephen Siegel

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Alfa Parts  Display Advertisers' Index 65 Italia Repro  American Hobbyist Insurance  Barrett-Jackson  BB One Exports  Brian D. Moore  Cadillac  Christie's  ItalianCarParts.com  70 Italparts  27 Jaguar  63 JC Taylor Insurance  Classic Showcase  Concorso Italiano  Cosdel International  Cosmopolitan Motors  eBay Motors  Exotic Car Transport  Featherman & Co  Girard Perregaux  Glenmoor Gathering  Grand Prix Classics  Gregor Fisken  Grundy Insurance  Hagerty  Haley Motorsports Collection  Horseless Carriage  Intercity Lines  Bonhams & Butterfields  7, 31 J.J. Best Banc & Co.  32 Kruse International  17 l'arte et l'automobile  11 Mecum Auctions  59 Monterey Historic Automobile Races  49 32 Morgan West  85 Parish Heacock  14-15 Passport Transport  59 Premier Financial  28 Putnam  88 Re-Originals  73 RM Auctions  74 Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo  61 Russo and Steele  5 Silver Auctions  21 Symbolic Motors  Tony LaBella  62 Vintage Rallies  73 World Travel Inc.  13 Zymol  these cars.—Jay Rosenfield, via e-mail 28 67 67 9 69 51 86-87 45 41, 43 47 32 61 39 25 29 65 2-3 28 23, 75 79 19 71 71 62 53 Jay, these cars are now inexpensive enough that we can schedule them for an "Affordable Classics" article. If there are any SCM readers with expertise in these cars please contact our editorial manager, Stephen Siegel, at copyed@sportscarmarketcorn, 503/261-0555 x203.—ED. Dear SCM: Just thought to drop a line. Got the latest SCM and pretty well read it from cover to cover (in contrast to several other magazines arriving about the same time). Read through ex-1900 man Barry Russinof's well-informed Ferrari advice (April issue, page 26), not realizing it was written by him until the end ... so then tried to read it at four times the speed to capture even more Russinof flavor. The big item for me was to see the glowing write-up on Amelia Island (page 6). I had heard about the weather and the great commitment to ensure that the show went on—that really did deserve your praise. People are so quick to criticize things when they go wrong without really thinking through cause and effect, and this sounded really special, beyond the call of duty. Kind regards.—Peter Marshall, Alfa Romeo 1900 Register, via e-mail Peter, we all owe you a huge thanks for your continued collecting and organizing of knowledge about Alfa 1900s and 2500s.—ED. Errata The May issue misidentified the auctions four cars were sold at (page 29). The 1929 Mercedes-Benz SSK, which sold at $3,329,087; the 1936 Mercedes-Benz 500K cabriolet, which sold at $995,393; the 1930 Mercedes-Benz 710SS cabriolet, which sold at $910,751; and the 1935 Mercedes-Benz 500K cabriolet, which sold at $487,542, all were sold at the Artcurial-BriestPoulain-Le Fur auction in Paris, France, a part of the Rolf Meyer Collection sold by Artcurial on February 10, 2003. In the G. Potter King Market Report (May issue, page 54), Lot #1019, a 1941 Cadillac Model 62 convertible, and Lot #1028, a 1953 Buick Skylark convertible, had incorrect photos. The information was otherwise correct.• 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 June, 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 13

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Affordable Classics 1985-89 Toyota MR2 Mark I 1 984 marked the debut of the Toyota "Mid-engine runabout two-seater," or "MR2," in Japan. Less than a year later, it arrived on American shores amid enthusiasm and debate. Based on a prototype called the SV3, the short, lightweight, angular car found a comfortable seat in the Toyota model lineup. It was a sporty offering, supported by the consistency and reliability Toyota was known for. There is some suggestion that the SV3 prototype was based on the Lotus X100, a design that was abandoned before it was ever produced. Lotus and Toyota were working together during the development of the MR2, and the truth or falsehood charged models. Watch carefully for rust and body damage or accident repair. If a car shows signs of these, keep searching. Many have seen hard use, and very well maintained cars are the only ones that might possibly hold their value. Further, although these cars are not expensive to maintain by Ferrari standards, having to rebuild an engine will set you back $2,000 for a naturally aspirated motor, or $2,400 for a supercharged one. A duck on the outside, a swan underneath. of this rumor is a source of great curiosity among MR2 (and Lotus) enthusiasts. But what is sports car development without the suggestion of a little scandal? Regardless, the MR2 Mark I ('84-'89) sold well, with decent performance and a lack of mechanical hassles. In terms of styling, the MR2 Mark I is an ugly duckling. (The Mark II, '90-'95, adopted a trendy rounded shape.) The sharply trapezoidal rooflines date the car. When equipped with rocker panel skirting and a decklid spoiler, the Mark I looks like, well, a duck. But a mallard is as fast and efficient in its natural habitat, a pond, as is the MR2 in its, a curving two-lane road. Not to mention that underneath, according to enthusiasts, the MR2 is all swan. The Mark I is equipped with a 98.6-c.i. (1600-cc) inline four-cylinder motor, which, naturally aspirated, produces 130 hp at 6,600 rpm and 122 mph. Zero to 60 time is 8.9 seconds. The cars came standard with four-speed automatic or the more desirable five-speed manual transmission. In North America in 1988, a supercharged version of the original motor was also available, increasing horsepower to 145 at 6,400 rpm. The market for MR2s of the '80s is stable. The SCM Price Guide suggests good cars trade between $2,000 and $4,000. It's hard to imagine them depreciating any further, or the sellers would be paying us to take them. MR2s have proven to be popular both as sporty daily drivers and—among motor sports enthusiasts—for auto-crossing, where their mid-engined configuration gives them a handling advantage similar to that of the Porsche 914. The MR2 Mark I has a reputation for a bulletproof drive train. If considering a Mark I, the most desirable are five-speed, super- June, 2003 You may encounter the designation "JDM" applied to the motor, which stands for "Japanese Domestic Market." This indicates that the motor was originally from a car sold in Japan. MR2 enthusiasts often swap them into North American cars because they can provide more horsepower than the North American version. Make sure the exchange is documented and was made by someone who knew what he or she was doing. You can get a JDM motor for around $700 which, when compared with the price of a rebuild, helps account for the prevalence of these motors. When test-driving, pay close attention to the brakes, as the rotors are notorious for warping. Cockpit noise is often a complaint, as the motor is directly behind the seats, but one of many sound-dampening products will take the edge off. There are lots of parts available for MR2 Mark 1 cars, including aftermarket performance add-ons, many from Toyota or TRD (Toyota Racing Development). Ultimately, the MR2 Mark I is a low-cost, high-fun driver's car. It is not to be viewed as a financial investment, though if you maintain your MR2 it may maintain for you. Instead, view MR2 ownership as an investment in your emotional health. Fun, pretty cheap to fix, reliable but with a mysterious past ... I wouldn't mind being set up with this Mister myself—Marit Anne Peterson• Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  SCM Investment Grade  1985-89 166,104 '85-'89: $10,999-$13,798, supercharged $16,418-$17,628 '85-'87: $2,000-$3,000; '88-'89: $3,000-$4,000 $150 $23.24 Regional clubs worldwide www.mr2.com Driver's door jamb Top of side of block Fiat X1/9, Pontiac Fiero GT, Porsche 914 Here's why thousands of you turn to eBay Motors to find everything you need. .2-11uptNow Don't want to bid on an item? If the thing you want has the "Buy it Now" icon next to it, you can buy it right away without waiting. j It's easy to find what you're looking for. Save three of your favorite searches and be notified when items you want become available. Every eBay user has a feedback rating. This rating is based on past transactions. 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SCM at Barrett-Jackson West Palm Beach •  11  101112) II iflhIIiii Barrett-Jackson's new Florida home. Not exactly a subtle presence for Meguiar!s. SPORTS CAR MARY; ET MAGAZINE. . Martin 'pet  Me to C ' ,acting '' ,44(71 1 _ rket.c 111 1954 XK 120: sold by B-J, bought by Grundy, detailed by Meguiar's and shipped home by Intercio: David Mama, David Kinney, Martin and Donald Osborne: the SCM gang in West Palm. .1 packed hou%e  .caturday afternoon. F355 goes to a new home at 599,360. Collector Car insurance Low Collet-tor Raw. • OuwandInt loww, Arnerkan Hobtryist bourancv wwW4MprkwiwWWW.aw AMERICAN HOBBYIST The B-J crew monitoring the action. The new SCM winter headquarters? Over 80 vendor booths, including Laura Bergan?? of American Hobbyist Insurance.

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Ask The X-Perts F355 GTS vs. Twin-Turbo Porsche perts: I am interested in a 1995 Ferrari F355 GTS in the $80,000 to $100,000 range or a 2001 Porsche 911 twin-turbo at $95,000 to $120,000. Jam on my second Boxster (first was a '97 Boxster, and now a 2001 S—both have been great). I have never owned a Ferrari, but have driven a 348 TS and now, more recently, the 355 GTS. 1 have noticed the prices on both have been falling. What do you think about the cars? Prices? Also, I was looking at a Spyder but think the GTS is a better car all around. What is your view?—Rudy DeCanio D ear X - Michael Sheehan responds: All are nearly new cars, all are falling in price and all will continue to fall in price. The 348 is probably the closest to being "fully depreciated," since it is the oldest, but it is also the least sophisticated and requires the highest maintenance, again, because it is the oldest. As for what we think about these cars, it doesn't matter. It is what you think about them that counts. The Porsches are far more practical, need far less maintenance and are far easier to have serviced. From a practical point of view the Porsches are much better cars, but ... do you want a Ferrari? Are you willing to trade practicality, dependability and lower cost maintenance for exclusivity, styling, engine sound and the pride of Ferrari ownership? Which do you prefer, the Spyder or the GTS? Your choice. Newer is better. Lower miles is better. Easy to resell colors are best. How much will they depreciate? The 355 is older than the Porsches you mentioned so it is closer to being "fully depreciated," while both Porsches are newer so they have further to fall. Which to buy? If you can afford either, and can afford the maintenance and depreciation on either, then it's up to your emotions. Picture yourself going 100 mph across Montana. Which would you rather be in? And picture yourself taking a few friends out to the garage. Which car would you rather show them? The answers to these questions will give you the answer to your question. Jim Schrager responds: The Porsche you are looking at is a great car, but simply a used car. Its price will go down as the years and miles roll up. Someday it will stop going down in value, and then someday, much later, it may go up. So far, no serial-production Turbo has ever gone up in value. The earliest ones (1976) have stopped going down, but really haven't started back up with any alacrity. When it comes to investment, all the cars you mention are losers. You'll have to use another criteria to make your decision. Dear SCM: I am looking at a 1966 XKE roadster The condition of the car is as follows: The motor has been redone for the car owner by a local engine rebuilder of excellent reputation. The car owner also owns a matching 1966 coupe that he—an auto body and restoration shop professional—restored loan apparent high standard several years ago. He has ample experience with Jaguar restorations, having done several other XKEs as well as a beautiful job on an XK 150. This roadster that I am considering was intended to be the owner's car and has been finished to this stage with that in mind. The body work has been completed—rust cut out, floors replaced, new battery box, etc.—and the front sub-frame sprayed the original color (golden sand metallic). He wants to put better brakes on the car from a Series II, including some stainless parts; improve the cooling with a double fan set-up; change the rear differential ratio to lower rpm for given speed; put on a stainless exhaust; and install somewhat wider/deeper wire wheels. From his experience, these are all positive changes. My enthusiasm far exceeds my knowledge. I also want to change the interior and top color How much will any or all of this affect the value of the restored car? 18  Advance? Advance? This isn't Wimpy and Popeye. The owner also wants me to pay for further restoration by advancing half the agreed-upon price for the work to continue. I would have as specific a list of material as possible but am unsure of my rights/ownership position if the work does not go as envisioned. Any advice on anything above would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time and aliention.—T. S., via e-mail Steve Serio responds: First, decide what you'd like to have done and ask for a written estimate from this shop to complete the work. Also, get a firm idea of when the work can be done. Projects take three times longer than and twice as much money as you originally expect. Assume that, and thank your collector-car god if that doesn't hold true. The upgrades seem reasonable if you're buying this car to drive and not show it. There's nothing wrong with slightly newer Jaguar parts that can improve handling and braking. A color-change interior is not a major factor in value unless the car is meant to be a trailered show queen, festooned with certificates attesting to all facets of its originality. Compare the estimate with another local shop recommended by your local Jaguar club or from some other XKE owners in your area. Find them—they're your new friends who share a common interest. Next, if the estimate seems appropriate, agree to buy the car "as is, where is" and take full proper ownership. Never ever put money into something that isn't yours. Never finish someone else's project. That is fool's gold. Make the car your responsibility and see the work through yourself. Now for the payment bit, and this gets tricky. Advance? Advance? What is this? Wimpy and Popeye? You should prepay for some parts if you are asking for thousands of dollars of parts to be bought and installed. Pay for the restoration work weekly, after it's been done, not before. This will keep you interested in checking on your project and the shop inspired to finish it. Never, ever put yourself in a compromised position with a halffinished car. Having gassed on about this for a few minutes now, I have a second option for you. Jaguar made thousands of Series I E-type roadsters; find one that is running now and buy that one. These are not rare cars and there are many on the market to pick from. A complete car is much easier to inspect and feel comfortable about tight from the get-go. Your first experience should be a good one. I hope I gave you some constructive advice with regard to this "potentially" finished car. Former NBA coach/executive Red Auerbach once referred to potential as the following, and I paraphrase: "If something has potential, that means it stinks now." Go find something you can put gas in today. Send the X-perts your questions. E-mail copyed@sportscarmarket.com or fax 503/253-2234.* Sports Car Market

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1931 Alfa Romeo 6C/8C 2600 s/n 101014852 1972 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS s/n 03988 1937 Alfa Romeo 8C2900B s/n 412021 1959 Alfa Romeo G.S.V. s/n 07502 1968 Brabham BT21 F2 s/n AM-270 1965 Ford AC Cobra 427 S/C s/n CSX3058 1990 Ford GT40 MK V 427  s/n P-1131  1959 Ferrari Cal. Spyder s/n 1501/GT 1997 Ferrari F310B s/n 175 2000 Porsche 996 GT3-RS  s/n 692068  Alt 7-, 1969 Porsche 917K s/n 917.020 1981 Lola T600 s/n T600-1-1U3 1989 Porsche 962C  s/n 96233102100A0  1955 Jaguar D-Type s/n XKD-515 41111111.■ 1946 Maserati 4CL-1500 s/n 1581 1973 Porsche 911 RS s/n 9113600788 1997 McLaren F1 GTR, s/n 19R MOTOR CAR COMPANY' 7440 La Jolla Boulevard, La Jolla, CA 92037 (858) 454-1800 www.symbolicmotors.com SYMBOLIC 44 1971 Ferrari Daytona Spyder Cony.  s/n 13663  r 1978 Porsche 935 K3 s/n 9118202197 1975 Lola T294 s/n T294-65 1961 Ferrari 250GT SWB s/n 2701/GT 4.1u 1986 Porsche 962C s/n 962-118

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Legal Files / Alex Leventhal Cut Ghibli? Don't Ask, Don't Tell I received a call recently from a potential seller seeking my advice on his sale of a Maserati Ghibli that had been cut from a coupe into a Spider. In the course of our conversation, it appeared to me that he was asking if he really had to disclose the car had been cut, or if he could just remain silent on the subject and invoke Caveat emptor. Caveat emptor Let the buyer beware. This doctrine means that a buyer who purchases an item has no recourse against the seller if the item turns out not to be what the purchaser bargained for. In the collector car business, however, buyers and sellers alike often mistakenly assume that this doctrine applies to shield sellers from any and all unscrupulous practices. This is, in fact, not the case. The common law, and most state laws in the United States, have continuously held that sellers have a duty to disclose "latent defects." That is, sellers must disclose known defects to the sold item which the buyer would not discover during an inspection, and which materially affect its value. Despite this fact, sellers often fail to do so. Silence Is Golden To be generous, I will conclude that this particular seller was unaware of the law regarding the disclosure of latent defects until I described it to him. A more cynical person might conclude from the conversation that the seller was actually seeking my advice so that he could skirt the law and fraudulently sell the vehicle, but I choose not to draw that conclusion for the sake of good karma. Essentially, the seller explained that he owned a cut Ghibli, and he was wondering if he could sell it "as-is" (as a Ghibli Spider) without The chassis number will tell the stork. disclosing the fact that it was, in fact, a cut coupe. While immediately put off by what I perceived to be the seller's lack of honor and veracity, I explained to him that he had a duty—morally and legally—to disclose the fact that this was a cut car (a latent defect), and if he did not disclose that fact he could be held liable for damages by the buyer, or have the contract rescinded (i.e., have to take the car back and return the money). The seller became argumentative with me at this point and I probably should have simply put the phone down. Instead, I further explained that he could be liable for fraudulent misrepresentation in the event that he told an intentional lie during the sale. He immediately responded that he would not lie, he would just not mention that it was a "cut" Spider. I countered that silence is the same thing as a lie in the event there is a "duty to disclose" on the seller's part, and that the presence of a known "latent defect" gives rise to a duty to disclose. Selling "as-is" does not quash that duty. In short, I explained he is required to tell the buyer it is a cut car. Rather than thanking me for the information, the gentleman told me that I clearly could not ascertain the difference between two disparate 20  parts of my anatomy, that if he sold the vehicle "as-is" he was sure he would be fine, and that talking to me had been a waste of time. He then hung up. I put down the phone and pondered our conversation. Of course, the seller is both legally and morally wrong, and all potential sellers should know that it is always necessary to disclose any material latent defect, even if the vehicle is being sold "as-is." The seller's rationalizing during our argument, however, made it clear that, at best, he didn't understand what the law requires or if he did, he wasn't interested in complying with it. Latent Defect Definitely authentic. It is therefore worth defining "latent defect" more completely. It is defined as "a defect hidden from knowledge as well as sight; one that would not be discovered even by the exercise of ordinary and reasonable care." A well-done convertible conversion is a perfect example of a latent defect. An ordinary buyer would not be able to tell a car had been cut. For the purposes of selling a collector car, a latent defect will be considered material if it is likely to play a significant role in inducing the person into the contract or if its disclosure would have resulted in the buyer not entering the contract (completing the purchase). In this case, it is very clear that a convertible conversion is a material fact which would certainly affect the buyer's willingness to enter a contract to buy the car, as the value of a conversion could be half or less than that of a true convertible. When selling a car, the best course of action for enthusiast sellers is to disclose all known defects, and not try to assess and disclose only those that are "latent" and "material." Doing so is not only morally wrong but highly risky, as a judge or jury may disagree with your assessment of what was material and award damages to the buyer accordingly. Unfortunately, the message for buyers here is less savory: All buyers should be aware that sellers may conduct themselves like the gentleman who called me, and perform their own due diligence. In this case, a quick verification of the serial number of the Ghibli would reveal its closed-top origins. Buyers should also be aware that if they do later discover a latent defect, the law does protect them so long as they can show that the seller knew of, and failed to disclose, a material defect to the car. However, as I have said many times before, by the time a case like this goes to court, the only winners are the attorneys. So long as there are sellers willing to stretch or ignore the truth, buyers will have to protect themselves with pre-purchase inspections and research. There's just no way around it. Mr. Leventhal is an attorney in New York. His comments here are general in nature and are not a substitute for consultation with an attorney.• Sports Car Market

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SCM Picks / Collector's Garage The Ron Tonkin Museum Collector: Ron Tonkin Location: Portland, Oregon Garage architect/designer: David Evans & Associates, Inc. Year built: 1990 Size: 100' x 100' Number of cars it will hold: 42 comfortably, currently 46. Changes since built: None A simple building that's chock full of exotics. Motivation: "I was born with gasoline in my veins, and my garage wraps up my life story." Tonkin has done well in the automotive industry, and a large part of his drive has been his strong passion for cars. Future plans: Tonkin is on the lookout for space to expand. And he is always looking for more collectible cars, and will acquire them when the opportunity presents itself. A Ferrari Enzo is currently in transit. Favorite car in collection: "I bought a 1967 Ferrari 330 GTS brand new in July of 1967. It is still within the collection and is probably my favorite, although picking just one is a very tough decision." A view of Tonkin S lifelong passion fur cars. Advice to someone building a garage: "I'm not sure if I could give any advice, but I'd be the first one in line to promote anything that will preserve the cars." Tonkin's perspective has changed over the years. He now looks at himself more as a caretaker of the cars, and he hopes that his sons and their children will take care of them when he is gone. Tonkin encourages anyone interested in collecting to just go ahead, even if it means starting small. He had no intentions of his collection, and thus his garage, becoming so big. "Just start small and your dream will come true." Photos and commentary by David Slama Maserati Mistral convertible. Tapestries flank the viewing balcony. F50. DeLorean, still in the wrapper Tonkin 's Vector, one ofjust a handful. Jaguar XK 120 surrounded by Italian horses. 22 Where the decisions get made. Sports Car Market

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SCM Picks / Vintage Event The Goodwood Festival of Speed Location: Goodwood Estate, Goodwood, Chichester, West Sussex, England Contact: phone (011) 44 1243 755055, e-mail fos@goodwood.co.uk , website www.goodwood.co.uk Organizers: The Earl of March; also Richard Sutton (motor sports) and Rob Widdows (marketing and media) Year founded: 1993 Track layout: Essentially a hill-climb course. Theme of event: "... it is a celebration of the history of motor sport and can justifiably claim to be the world's biggest and most diverse classic motor sports event." CONE 11....111VIEZ ElliFiCIFNEAINI SPORT'S, ANIIEFII 'CAN' PA ILISICILIE, Flair ROOS /ift, GUS TOMS .0000111106. 1011.0p DO NOT MISS CATALOG DEADLINE! SCM'er Glickenhaus' GT40 rests in the paddock at Goodwood. Eligibility: By invitation only. For consideration, applicants may send details of the car's international competition history and a recent photograph to Lloyd McNeill, Competitions Secretary, Goodwood House, Goodwood, Chichester, West Sussex, England P018 OPX. Number of cars accepted: 275 in 2002 Types of race grids: Each vehicle starts individually Highest top speed: 41.6 seconds through the course, in a McLarenMercedes MP4/13, in 1999 (average speed of 100.4 mph). Most challenging part of track: Moleclimb corner—blind, off-camber and dusty. Brake early! Accommodations nearby: Marriott Goodwood Park Hotel and Country Club is on-site (www.marriott.com ), other accommodations in nearby Chichester. Competitive element: Put famous top-flight racing drivers, past and present, into highly prepared cars and turn them loose. Nobody wants to come in second here. Previous SCM participants: Gary Bartlett, 1999, 1957 Jaguar XKSS; James Glickenhaus, 1998 and 2000, 1967 Ford GT40 Mk IV; Ken Gross, 1999, 1932 Ford Highboy; Craig Jackson, 2001, 1969 AMC Javelin Trans Am. Quote: "Not as stiff as you might expect. Sort of a grab-bag of motorsports history." What the organizers are looking for: Race-ready, meticulously prepared "period" vehicles; also depends on the theme of the year. How to get there: Goodwood lies about 60 miles from Southwest London. Take A27 from Southampton and Brighton to Chichester, then follow the brown tourist board signs to Goodwood House. Or by rail from London Victoria station to Chichester, then bus or taxi. Private aircraft may land at Goodwood with prior approval. Tip for first-timer: Go early the first day (Friday) just to look around, and pick out your spots for Saturday and Sunday when crowds swamp the grounds. Commentary by Bengt Halvorson June, 2003 IL-ALS-1r WALS SC:1■11LICIP CIOILJ11171, AUGUST 16th, 241EIMIZIP,3 602-252-2697 www.russoandsteele.com 23 SEIL—EC-1" lEINI-FIRMIES!! -rc)

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wilull I D 1978 400A 2+2 Coupe Chassis number: F10ICL24185 F rom the onset, the intention of the 400 had been to challenge the finest luxury saloons available. It was anticipated that a large demand would come from the lucrative American market, though sadly the cost involved in meeting the stringent US regulations denied this option. Introduced in 1976 at the Paris salon, it was available with either a five-speed manual gearbox or automatic three-speed transmission, sourced from General Motors. This option was targeted at those customers who wanted a long-distance GT without having to change gear; it was very much a boulevard cruiser in the modern idiom of the time. 502 examples of the standard, carbureted 400 models were built before fuel injection was introduced in 1979, mostly selling to the European market. This 400 was purchased new by Alfred Heineken in France, as an update for a 308 model. The car was kept in France until 1983, when it was imported to Holland. It has the three-speed automatic option, 340bhp V12 engine and four-wheel disc brakes. This is the archetypal example of the model, right down to its period color. Throughout more than 20 years of ownership, its mileage has remained under 8,000 km (4,968 miles), and naturally its condition reflects its limited use. Furthermore, the benefit of its single ownership from new is that it retains its original tools, handbook, etc. A relatively small number of the model was built; they represent a tremendous value for the money in our opinion, with the glorious V12 engine and ample room to go long-distance touring. These aspects, combined with the uncomplicated history of this car, mean that we highly recommend this four-seat Ferrari. This car sold for $32,994, including buyer's premium, at the Christie 's Retromobile Paris auction, held February 8, 2003. If there were a prize for the most undervalued Ferrari, it would have to go to the 400 Automatic. When a 4.8-liter, four-cam, 12-cylinder Ferrari— with a Pininfarina-designed and -built body—is the entry-level Ferrari, something's wrong. The 400 is the best-known derivative of the longest-running Ferrari production series ever Initially introduced in 1972 as a 365 GT4 2+2, the model metamorphosed into the 400 GT and Automatic, then the 4001 and 4001 Automatic and Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCMPrice Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  an engine job can cost more than the car itself Normal maintenance LS expensive, but it is less than newer Ferraris and required less frequently When choosing a 400, the five-speed is preferred and brings a 5-10% premium. The gearing of the three-speed automatic is not intuitive and kills the performance of the car For instance, driven at any constant speed, the automatic shifts into top gear At 30 mph, top gear equals 1,100 rpm, well out of the torque range needed for maneuverability. The flexibility of the five-speed allows you to choose a more appropriate gear and take advantage of the car 's performance. The dual air-conditioning option is also desirable, as it makes the marginal output almost acceptable. 400 carbureted 1976-80 502 approx. $45,000 $18,500-$24,000 (add $2,500 for five-speed) $4,000 $450 On the inner fender well/frame area on the right passenger side of the engine. Middle of the V. toward the back of the engine. Does not match chassis number. Club .. Ferrari Club of America, P.O. Box 720597, Atlanta, GA 30358 Web site www.FerrariClubofAmerica.com Alternatives...Porsche 928S-4, Aston Martin DBS V8, BMW M6 SCM Investment Grade  finally the 412 GT and Automatic. The series was finally discontinued in 1989, an unprecedented 17-year production run. While four-seater Ferraris have never set sales records, they have always been steady sellers. They can be daily drivers and often show up with lots of miles and plenty of wear Use equals depreciation, and fourplace Ferraris quickly work their way to the bottom of Ferrari values. Since they contain very similar mechanical components to their two-seat siblings at a 30-60% discount in sales price, the four-place Ferraris can be an exceptional value. The most serious danger is underestimating restoration costs, as a paint job can run nearly half the value of the car and Lot #460, S/N F10ICL40549 Condition: 3- 1982 Ferrari 400i The Auction; Las Vegas, NV; 10/27/2000 Sold at $24,380 SCM ID# 10782 The single owner of 400 Automatic s/n 24185 was, indeed, a Heineken of the brewery fame. The car was presented with all the original books, tools and delivery items. It apparently suffered some neglect, and was reported as having stained seats. There are legitimate reasons low-mileage cars sell at a premium, but determining the amount is always a problem. The roughly 4,900 miles on this car is enough mileage to lessen the maintenance concerns of an ultra-low-mileage, rarely used car, but still low enough to make any new mileage a concern. The pride of ownership of a time-warp car is always contrasted with the knowledge that every new rock chip and every new mile moves it closer to just another used car This car had both low mileage and celebrity ownership. While the estimate was $16,000- $19,000, at least two people wanted it very badly. It sold for an unexpected $28,000, $33,000 after a stiff 17.5% commission. Was it a good purchase? I think so. A nearly new Ferrari with all the goodies for about 15% of the cost of its current replacement can't be all bad. My only reservation is the bronze color The auction house noted it as a 'period color" but 1 call it outdated. 400s will never have the respect or value of their two-passenger siblings, but the value of them today, when in decent condition like this, is just too low.—Steve Ahlgrim (Historic and descriptive information courtesy of Christie k). COMPARABLES 1979 Ferrari 400 GT Lot #293, S/N 20471 Condition: 3- McCormick; Palm Springs, CA; 11/17/2001 Sold at $15,225 SCM ID# 24201 A..  .

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Sheehan Speaks Please Stand Back While We Smash Your Hood Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle and even, strangely enough, New York have proven to be "import friendly." But dealing with Customs in LA or Miami is a completely different situation. I speak from experience. I Some background: When forced to bring a car from overseas in through LA, I generally use Martin Button at Cosdel International to do the forwarding. To physically clear Customs, a car is brought to Price Transfer, a secure facility the size of four football fields. Ferraris, containers of tires and piles of foodstuffs from Pakistan all sit in the same warehouses, waiting to be cleared. In fact, Price is so large that it has a US Customs office inside of its warehouse. I have learned the hard way that Customs agents are generally rotated every 90 to 120 days, each time going to an area that is often completely new to them. Further, since the Homeland Security program was instituted, the experienced Customs agents have generally been promoted, and those assigned to low-priority jobs like clearing cars tend to be new to the job. And as you might expect from people new to the world of bureaucracy, their knee-jerk reaction to anything in the least bit unusual is to "just say no." I recently imported 500 TRC S/N 0708 MDTR from Japan, with the car ultimately bound for a Canadian client. The Ferrari arrived at Long Beach harbor and was taken to Price Transfer for de - erization and Customs clearance on Dec. 19, 2002. It was due to clear customs immediately—it was being imported under a T.I.B. (Temporary Importation Bond) to have minor service and restoration work done in the USA—and then go on to its new owner in Canada. I provided paperwork to Cosdel, which sent it to Price, which furnished it to Customs. A few days later, Customs gave Price, which forwarded to Cosdel, which sent to me, a rejection of the importation. The reason? We had not provided proof that the 1957 TRC was exempt from EPA and DOT regulations. Customs wanted to know why there was not an EPA or contain- f you're thinking of bringing a Ferrari into the US, I have some simple advice that might save you months of aggravation and thousands of dollars. Simply put, under no circumstances should you bring your car in through Los Angeles or Miami. Beach Customs. It arrived at Price Transfer on January 7 for de-containerization and Customs clearance. Since this time the Customs officials had been briefed on the non-applicability of the EPA and DOT regulations, bringing in 250 SWB S/N 3409 should have been a walkthrough. But Customs decided that since S/N 3409 was fitted with a different engine than it was born with, they wanted proof that this "different engine" didn't need to be EPA and DOT approved. .Strangcly enough, '57 TRC won? meet 1968 EPA regulations. More trees died in our effort to prove that engines built prior to the not-yetthought-of DOT and EPA regulations were indeed exempt from those not-yet-thoughtof regulations. Finally, Customs decided that an engine built in 1962 was exempt from the 1968 and later regulations, and that S/N 3409 would be released. Wait, not so fast. At the last minute, the ever-vigilant folks at Customs decided they should inspect this newer engine, just to make sure it was okay and eligible for importation. Getting to the engine required opening the hood. It would have been easy to ask any of the staff at Price Transfer to open the hood for inspection, but they had all been banished from the room so that they wouldn't "interfere" with the process. Using the standard "we-can-beat-it-intosubmission" approach, the agents literally pried one side of the hood open, destroying the hood hinges and buckling the hood. But even with the hinges destroyed, the hood still refused to open. So the agents used a large piece of wood, inserted through the opening of the now partially pried-open hood, to beat the hood latch into oblivion, releasing the hood. After careful inspection of whatever it was they wanted to inspect, the car was released by US customs and dutifully picked up. Total time in custody: 60 days. Once again, there was neither an explanation nor an apology given for the time delay, the extra storage charges or the obvious damage to the hood of the 250 SWB. In the official Customs evaluation of the incident, when answering the question of, "How do we prevent this incident from happening again," the agent responsible wrote, "Learn how to open hoods of cars we are examining." SWB hood opened without using implement of destruction. DOT exemption plate attached to the car. As nicely as I could, I replied (through Cosdel to Price to Customs), that it seemed unreasonable for Ferrari, in 1957, to have guessed that 11 years later, in 1968, the US would implement DOT and EPA regulations, and to have "forward-fitted" an exemption plate. More trees were sacrificed and more paper shuffled. I learned after repeated attempts that you will never, ever actually get to speak to the Customs agent who is working on your case. You always get pushed deeper into the governmental maze. Finally, a month later, on Jan 19, 2002, the 500 TRC was cleared through Customs. As the car had originally been scheduled to appear at the Cavallino Classic—which started on January 21 in West Palm Beach, Florida—and unveiled there as a surprise to the owner's wife, the owner was not a very happy camper. Of course, neither explanation nor apology for the delay and inconvenience was provided by Customs. While this was going on, I imported 1962 250 SWB S/N 3409 (with engine #3441, from a 1962 250 GTE) from Japan, also through Long 26  Unless we want to hire an attorney and sue Customs, we have no recourse for the damages. I spoke with some of the folks at the Customs office about reporting the damage to the director of the office there, and their advice to me was to just keep quiet—unless I wanted to be guaranteed that every car I brought into Long Beach for the next 20 years would take slightly longer than forever to clear Customs. During this period, I also imported 1955 Ferrari 857 Monza S/N 0578 in February of 2003. Coming in through Chicago, it cleared Customs in just two days. I understand that the job of a Customs inspector is a tedious and sometimes critically important one. But every time three or four agents spend time making sure that 1962 production engines don't really have to meet 1967 EPA standards, they are taking time away from things that might actually help improve our homeland security. I'm all in favor of doing everything necessary to help keep our country safe. I just can't help but wonder how destroying the hood on an SWB makes things any better for any of us. And a little politeness, courtesy and explanation of various delays from Customs might make us feel much better about the whole process.* Sports Car Market

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7/ THE /  AUCTION at the JU E 21-22, 2003 6060 WILSHIRE BLVD • LOS ANGELES, CA REGISTER TO BID( i-ji,.//i/ 480.421.6694 Limited to 250 outstanding examples NO RESERVE _ AV" #3949 LOT #197-1931 FORD HOTROD All steel body powered by Oldsmobile Rocket 302cid V8 and 3speed transmission Vintage correct 1950's Hotrod. NO RESERVE LOT #164-1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 427/400 COUPE 427c1d/400hp V8 with tri-power and 4-speed transmission. Matching numbers and factory A/C NO RESERVE LOT #168-1963 FERRARI 400 SUPERAMERICA Very desireable limited production coupe. Rare left hand drive with VI 2 power and 4-speed transmission. 242677K121916 LOT #179-1967 PONTIAC GTO CONV. 400cid/335hp V8 with 4-speed transmission and A/C. Recent $50,000 full mechanical and body-off restoration. --ZEE LOT #145-1977 TOYOTA LAND CRUISER "GILLIAN ANDERSON'S" This car belongs to TV and film actress Gillian Anderson. Used while in LA filming The X-Files. Drives and looks perfect LOT #149-1970 FERRARI 365 GT 2+2 COUPE Approx. 800 of these luxury 2+2 GT's produced. Powered by a V12 with 5-speed gearbox. NO RESERVE fill1111 LOT #161-1969 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE 427cid/435hp V8. Frame-off restoration using NOS parts. Judged 99.5 points. Documented 2 owner. LOT #170-1965 SHELBY COBRA 4000 SERIES CSX 4173 equipped with 427cid side-oiler V8 and Ford top-loader 4-speed transmission. Built to 3000 Series specifications. NO RESERVE „tilt I 011141 ..;21Mi  •` LOT #137-1961 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE Originally owned by actor Spencer Tracy, then bought by actress Katharine Hepburn. Excellent condition. LOT #176-1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE Full restoration on an all original one owner car. Equipped with power steering, brakes, seats and windows LOT #143-1981 FERRARI 4001 One of the great GT's with Fuel injected V12 power, 5-speed transmission and seating for 4 LOT #185-1952 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 CABRIOLET Completely restored with beautiful full leather interior. 3.0 Litre 6 cylinder with multiple carbs. AUTHENTIC AUTOMOBILIA AUCTION • 100 LOTS EACH DAY • 9:00am - 10:00am BARRETT-JACKSON AUCTION COMPANY 3020 North Scottsdale Road • Scottsdale, Arizona 85251 SPONSORED IN PART BY: AUCTION CONSIGNEE: STEVE DAVIS, VALLEY OAK AUTO, CDL # 19395 ouNito srof

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Ferrari Classifieds 58 250PF, 0943GT, wineberry red/black, original leather seats, tan wool carpet, Borranis, Engleberts, disc brakes, tool kit. original and unrestored, just well maintained and driven. charlesstrong@cox.net . $75,000. 949-632-7938. CA 59 PF, coupe, only known PF coupe with factory sunroof and wood veneer on dash, 60% through an every nut and bolt show restoration, deep royal blue w/tan interior. $55,000. 949-650-3445. CA 59 California Spyder, sin 1501/GT. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company. www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 61 250 CT SWB, s/n 2701/GT. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com . 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 66 Asa, coupe, red with tan interior, frameoff restoration, 1.000-cc 4-cyl Ferrari motor, knock-offs. $24,000. 630-878-2200. 630-673-2208. IL 66330 CT, 2+2 Series 11, s/n 9001 CT, single headlights, 5-spd, 68,000 km, silver with excellent original dark red leather, Blaupunkt 5-channel, tool kit, manuals, records, total engine rebuild being completed by respected Ferrari specialist, owned 22 years. $57,000. Ron Leonard 970-259-0108. CO 67 330GT 2+2, s/n 10153. Black/black leather, new red carpet. Two headlight car, 6k miles on rebuilt engine, PS, PB, PW, cold air. Excellent car. marlee@saw.net. $45,000. Mark 503789.5940. OR ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! ONLY $15. 71 Dino 246 CT, s/n 02036, red/tan, excellent car, call for information. $56,000. 512-250-1826. TX 71 Daytona, Spyder Conversion s/n 13663. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 71 Competition Daytona, s/n 14107. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 72 365 GTB/4 Daytona, US model, red. black, optional Borranis, air, pw, priced to sell. $126,000. 727-515-1965. FL 72 Dino 246 CTS. sin 03998. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com . 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 73 GTB/4 Spyder, conversion, s/n 16781, 43K, red/black, new wide Borranis w/ Michelins. Ferrari power steering, service 1-1-03, fantastic condition. $210,000. Dick Leppla 216-316-1515. 800-600-2624. OH 74 246 CTS. US model, red, beige/black inserts, rare factory wide body. Daytona pkg, priced to sell. $96,500. 727-515-1965. FL 77 GTBM, yellow/black, #F106AB22571, Michelotto comp car built by Wide World of Cars in 1991, Fresh Michelotto RON TONKIN GRAN TURISMO Aiiiei'iea 'S oldest Yawl Dealers4 FERRARI '01 456M CT  New .. Blu/Tan '98 355 GTS FE_ 6,300 mi...Red/tan '98 355 GTB Fl ... 7,000 mi.. Red/Blk '98 355 spyaer... 15,000 nn...B1u/Tan '97 456 CT  I 7,500 mi..Red/Tan '97 355 spyder  12,000 mi... Blk/Blk '97 355 GTB  9,600 mi... Blu/Blu '97 355 GTB .... 20,000 rni.. Red/Blk '95 355 GTB  '86 328 CTS  15,000 mi...BluiTan 13,000 mi.. 81k/Red '79 308 Dino cr427,000 rni..Red/Tan '02 Corsa Spy dei '02 Corsa Spvdcr '02 6-speed Spyder '02 Coma Coupe lhirnitithirs Silver/Blue Black/Tan Metallic Red/Tan We are also a Ducati, Aprilia, MV Agusta and Cagiva dealer. www.motocorsa.com  (503) 292-7488 We can arrange shipping anywhere. oft Call us if you need help locating your ideal car or motorcycle. 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1926 Bentley 3-Litre Speed Model Chassis number 330 Designed by Walter Owen Bentley and his colleagues, the 3-Litre was the progenitor of the 4.5-, 6.5- and 8-Litre Bentleys. The 3-Litre combined several developments not previously seen in road-going cars, including an overhead camshaft driving four valves per cylinder, the first use of aluminum pistons in an automobile engine, pent-roof combustion chambers, dual magneto ignition and dual carburetors. Despite these high-performance features, the 3-Litre was untemperamental in its operation and bulldog-tough in its durability. Indeed, Walter Owen Bentley's pioneer effort was so soundly engineered and ruggedly constructed that he was able to offer an unprecedented five-year guarantee with these cars. I Even before retail delivery of the 3-Litre began, it was establishing its enviable racing record, having won its first race at the famed Brooklands oval in May 1921. Le Mans victories followed in 1924 and 1927. The 1927 win was particularly notable because of S.C.H. "Sammy" Davis' epic run to first place after crashing heavily in his 3-liter team car at White House Corner. World records held by the 3-Litre included 1,000 kilometers at 97.11 mph, 1,000 miles at 97.40 mph and 24 hours at 95.03 mph, all set in 1925 at Montlhery in France. In 1926 a streamlined 3-Litre returned to that course and set a record of 2,000 kilometers at 100.23 mph and 12 hours at 100.96 mph. Carrying a guarantee of a 90-mph top speed straight from the showroom, the 3-Litre Speed Model had only 507 examples built from 1924 to 1929. They have proven to be the most "tweakable" of the 12 types of 3-Litres and are a great favorite today among vintage Bentley drivers, thanks to their splendid balance of high performance, ease of handling, timeless style and simplicity of maintenance. Years produced  Original list price  Number produced  SCM Price Guide  The car offered here comes from an exemplary collection of sports and racing cars and was formerly owned by that great sportsman, race driver, sports-car constructor and car collector Briggs S. Cunningham. While many Speed Model 3-Litres carried Vanden Plas coachwork, this body is one of three built by Vanden Plas in a striking boattail design, with a very clever top storage arrangement. The mahogany decking adds to the visual interest and Distributor cap  Tune-up/major service  Chassis # Engine # Club    Web site  Alternatives  SCM Investment Grade  elegance of the design, as does the unusual combination of brass and nickel brightwork. While in the hands of a previous English owner in 1960, the car was involved in a road accident, which required replacement of the chassis with another authentic Speed Model unit. The original chassis number was DE1224. It is equipped with the desirable Bentley "A" gearbox and proper SU "sloper" carburetors. All dashboard instruments appear to be original. The restoration, carried out before Cunningham bought the car, is now mellowed but still quite presentable in all areas, having had minimal road use in several decades but nonetheless maintained in road-ready condition. n 12 short years, Bentley became one of Britain's most revered marques through its cars' technical sophistication and enviable record in long-distance racing events, including winning the Le Mans 24-hour race five times. With is delightful "dickey" seat, suitable for an adult or two small children, this handsome and unusual Bentley would make a pleasing addition to any collection of prewar vintage sports cars. This car sold for $121,000, including buyer 's premium, at the RM Amelia Island auction on March 8, 2003. It's impossible for me to be impartial about 3-Litre Bentleys as I've owned one for 19 years now A long-wheelbase "blue label," it may not be as performance-oriented as the Speed Model but it exhibits all the robustness that made the 3-Litres such formidable challengers in longdistance racing events like Le Mans. N/A (magneto ignition) Plate on dashboard 16 Chearsley Rd., Long Crendon, Aylesbury, Bucks, 1-11318 9AW, England www.bdcl.co.uk Alfa Romeo 1750 Turismo, Aston Martin Ulster, Bugatti Type 37 Right side of crankcase Bentley Drivers Club, In fact, I'd venture that in their price and year range, there is no car that provides the same driving experience as a 3-Litre. It runs happily at today's highway speeds, is as reliable as Big Ben, has the long-term value of gilt-edged bonds and possesses that scarce combination of speed, style, innovative engineering and prestige that vet)/ few marques have ever enjoyed. At the Amelia auction, this Speed Model attracted more than a fair share of attention from collectors and dealers alike, and when the hammer finally fell it went to a West Coast vintage Bentley specialist who could already have sold it on by the time you read this. 1924-29 507 925 pounds sterling (chassis only) $95,000-$130,000 $800-$1,000 If this car had a fault it was the paint scheme of medium brown and beige, which did nothing for its fundamentally very attractive style. Originally, the car was said to have sported woodgrain effect on its fenders. Further, the original woodgraining extended from the radiator back through the top part of the hood to the coach line at the top of the door set off by a cream color on the body. Should a new owner decide to return the car to this appearance it would add considerably to its aesthetic appeal, in my opinion. I was also impressed by the top stowage arrangement devised by the coachbuilder. When folded down, it drops below the rear deck in a trapdoor area. This adds considerably to the car's low-slung appearance and sporting demeanor. For such a good-looking early Bentley with a known pedigree (albeit on its second chassis by necessity), the selling price seemed a bit of a bargain. Frankly. I wouldn't have been surprised if the final price had been closer to $140,000, which is what I believe full-tilt retail is today for this exceptional car—Dave Brownell (Historic and descriptive information courtesy of RM.). Not sold at $56,400  Bonhams & Brooks; Beaulieu, UK; 9/9/2001  SCM ID# 22884  Condition: 4  Lot #611, S/N 1071 (project, needs body)  COMPARABLES  1926 Bentley 3-Litre Speed Model  Christie's; London, UK; 7/23/2000 Not sold at $109,364 SCM 1D# 10816 1927 Bentley 3-Litre Speed Model Lot #60, S/N AX 1651 Condition: 3+

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Quail Lodge 15 August Sale of Important Collectors' Motor Cars, Automobilia, Jewelry and Watches 15 August 2003 Consignments are now invited Entries are now invited for this year's internationally renowned auction of Collectors' Motor Cars at Quail Lodge Resort and Golf Club. Now in its sixth year this annual West Coast sale has become synonymous with fine cars and record prices, and this year's sale will be further complimented by a selection of outstanding collectors' automobilia, timepieces and jewelry. USA Bonhams & Butterfields :  Avenue sa: Flat ICIAti California 94103 +1 (415) 391 4000 +1 (415) 391 4040 fax UK Bonhams Nlontpeher Street London SW7 1HH +44 (0)20 7393 3900 +44 (0) 20 7393 3905 fax Enquiries to: Mark Osborne on +(415) 391 4000, mark.osborne@bonhams.com , Andrew Reilly +(415) 503 3285, andrew.reilly@bonhams.com , or Malcolm Barber +(415) 861 7500, malcolm.barber@bonhams.com Pictured. The ex-Don Ricardo 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 'Gullwing' sold at Quail Lodge 2002 for $244,500 Europe Bonhams 10 Rue Blavignac 1227 Carouge-Geneva Switzerland +41 (0122 300 3160 +41 (0) 22 300 3035 fax www.bonhams.com

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English Car Classifieds AC 60 Bristol, this old English example exemplifies the beautiful domination of Class C racing; for the collector, this lithe and light little granny inspired the macho marriage that produced the Cobra, getting too old to continued storing her, retirement not cheap. 208-634-6900. ID ASTON MARTIN 2000 DB7 Vantage, Coupe Special, dark blue metallic factory paint, parchment/ blue interior, Burl elm wood package with factory upgrade stereo and sports wheel. 1 owner, 14,500 miles. No scratches, dings, or stories. For pictures, e-mail me paulaPpineloch.com . Paul 407-8593550 x201. home 407-894-8361. FL AUSTIN-HEALEY 55 100S, fully race prepared for Vintage Racing. 2002 Louis Vuitton Concours d'Elegance contender at Hurlingham Club. White over lobelia blue. FIA papers, SVRA Blue Book. Full information pack available for serious inquiries. $125,000. Mary Ellen Ford, meford464(a aol.com, 434-923-8389. VA 55 100-4 BN1, major restoration almost complete, new: paint, leather interior, tires, carpet, all rubber parts, top, tonneau, luggage rack, s/s exhaust, brakes, shocks, etc. engine detailing needed. $23,000. baschulze@yahoo.com , 413-667-5341. MA 57 BN4, 200 miles since very detailed ground-up restoration following National Concours standards on clean West Coast Healey, some discreet Mk 1 mechanical upgrades. $21,000. coxon@gte.net , 425252-6592. WA ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! ONLY $15. BENTLE 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 225bhp. Peterson Engineering has built the car with attention to detail. www.continentalautosports.com , 630-655-3535. IL JAGUAR 53 XK 120SE, roadster, one owner, all original condition, perfect complete car, no rust ever, original paint, upholstery, top wire wheels, tool kit, looks, runs and drives beautifully. $35,500. 317-946-7081. IN 54 XK 120M, roadster, white/red, older body-off restoration, very nice car, numbers match, no rust, straight, everything good or better, excellent maintenance, drive it home. $38,000. 707-763-9652. CA 55 D-type, s/n XKD-515. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 56 XK 140MC, roadster, Cotswold blue with gray leather, completely restored cosmetically and mechanically by renowned Jaguar restorer Terry Lippincott, outstanding condition, all original MC equipment including C-type head, chrome wire wheels. $65,000. Todd Warren 516662-4544. NY 59 XK 150S, roadster ars, w inner se‘eral concours, red with black interior, absolutely beautiful condition. Imagnusxk@aol.com . $65,000. Lawrence 415-693-6033. 925735-6144 home. 61 XK 150, roadster rare 3.8-litre engine SE Model, one of 42 built, 4-speed with overdrive, white with red leather interior, new black top, chrome wires with new tires, restored, runs and drives excellent. $65,000. 303-231-2 I 19. CO 62 Mk II, 3.8, dark green, green interior, 6year old body, paint, interior, spoke wheels, motor & front end rebuilt and new stick transmission 1,600 miles ago. $32,000. Jim 303-674-7517. CO 66 XKE SI, roadster, blk/red, professional restoration, 650 miles since, trust documentation, tools, jack, manuals, perfect body, interior. mechanicals, ready to show or drive, 55K on odometer. srknutsongimchsi.com . $58,500. 515-223-5651. IA 67 XKE, 4.2, red with bisque interior, numbers matching car, 45K, older restoration, rust-free driver. $31,500. 7 18-9801914. NY 68 E-type, Roadster Series 1.5, Silver with black interior & top. Comes with rare factory hardtop. 53k miles. Only 3 owners with full documentation since new. Frame-off restoration to Concours standards. JCNA/DVJC 99pts. Matching numbers, stainless steel exhaust. $55,000. 215-626-4961. PA. 33l4an  le)-(2re RESTORATIONS 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 FLASH! The Morgan Factory has just announced... This is the last year of Plus 8 availability in USA! NO REPLACEMENT MODEL IN SIGHT! DON'T MISS OUT! BUY OR ORDER THE BEST PLUS 8 EVER BUILT BEFORE IT'S HISTORY! NEW CALIFORNIA LEGAL PLUS 8's: LOTUS INFERNO RED METALLIC - fine defray. BMW TITANIUM SILVER - lime delivery BW POZZ1 - (2002 SOLD!) 2003 late June delivery BLACK EMERALD - In Stock! GRIGIO INGRID METALLIC - lune dekery. PRE-OWNED: '93 PLUS 8, BRG/tan leather, 9.8k miles, alloy body, absolutely as new gasoline +8. '89 MORGAN 4/4 1600, 5 speed, Corso Red/Tan leather, 18k miles, FOB London. '87 PLUS 8, Silver Alloy/black leather, 22k miles, new top, reclining seats... '84 PLUS 8, Corsa Red/black SS buckets, 35k miles, Euro bumpers, rack and pinion... '70 PWS 8, Red/black wings/black leather, alloy body, concours standard restoration, RHD! '67 PWS 4 SUPER SPORT! Ivory/Block leather, ex-Ralph Lauren, body off restoration! '66 PLUS 4, Two owner car to '97. All original, 87k miles, 72 spoke wheels... '66 PLUS 4 4 SEATER, Tan/Black, 87k miles, 100% orig. car incl. paint, leather. '65 FOUR FOUR SERIES V RACING MORGAN, BRG, 1550a, fast, sorted and fresh! '65 PLUS 4, Burgandy/Black wings, Black leather, 68k miles, SuperSport spec. motor. '64 PLUS 4 DROPHEAD SUPERSPORT, #5730, Brick Red/Dark Tan, correct, LHD. '63 PWS 4 FOUR PASSENGER, #5258, red/black leather, painted wire wheels. '63 4/4 SERIES V, # B999. Black/Red. Fast, easy to drive, excellent power to weight ratio! '57 PLUS 4 Drophead Coupe, Moss Green/your leather. DENNIS GLAVIS, MANAGING DIRECTOR (310) 998-3311 www.MORGANWEST.NET 3003 PICO BOULEVARD, SANTA MONICA, CA 90405 USA 32 Sports Car Market You can't take the Chequered Flag if your car doesn't make the event! 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 info@cosdel.com Quality Service Since 1960 We are the exclusive shipper for all three major Monterey Auctions.

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Market Report Overview THIS MONTH: SCM Experts rate 144 cars! T OP - "Price of close to $600,000 is no surprise for those paying attention to the Cobra market." —Dave Kinney, RIVI Boca Raton _ T he US collector market appears to be dividing itself into distinct geographic segments. Each August, there is the pilgrimage to Monterey, where in one weekend four auctions, two concours and one vintage race event all elbow one another for spectators' attention. Then, come January, the focus shifts to Scottsdale, where four auction companies go at it over a two-week period. And now there's Florida. For a brief moment, RM had the land of oranges all to itself with its wildly sucessful Amelia Island event. Bonhams' attempt to crack its Jacksonville hegemony failed. But now the Goliath that is Barrett-Jackson has opened its own Florida salient by establishing a beachhead in what is perhaps America's toniest community, West Palm Beach. But even before Barrett-Jackson had set up its auction-block computers, RM reinforced its presence in the Florida market with its barn- Total sales $30m $28m $26m $24m $22m $20m $18n4 $16m $14m $12m $10m $8m $6m $4m $2m Pads (Feb)  Scottsdale (Jan)  Sall 1 6 Scale  . 1 .•'. 1 - • ' 1 .•  Amelia Island (Mar) '  Phoenix (Jan)  Boca Raton (Feb)  1. National concours standard/perfect  2: Ver .00d club concours some small flaws  burner of an event, orchestrated by Donnie Gould, at Boca Raton. Why this focus on Florida? Simple. There is an enormous concentration of wealth in the state, in the hands of an older age group that tends towards serious car collecting. Instead of Prowler collectors, you're more likely to find connoisseurs of classic Mercedes, one-off Ferraris, vintage Rolls and Bentleys and Porsches from 550s to GT-1s. The weather is conducive to year-round driving, although functional air conditioning is a must in the summer. And while the Floridian back roads aren't exactly the equivalent of the challenging Futa Pass of Mille Miglia fame, an enthusiast can find places to exercise an exotic car—just beware of gators crossing the road. In a time of economic doldrums, it's encouraging to see auction companies aggresively courting the Florida market, and doing very well there, indeed.—Keith Martin 1.1965 Shelby Cobra 427 S/C, S593,600, RM 2. 1965 Ford GT40 Mark Ill coupe, 5301,833, C 3. 1903 Mors Model N tonneau, 255,990, B 4. 1965 Shelby 131350 "R" coupe, 5206,700, RM 5. 1996 Bentley Azure convertible, S165,240, B-1 6. 1966 Ferrari 275 GTS, $159,000, RM 7. 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 8. 1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso coupe, 9. 1948 Lincoln Sedanca cabriolet, roadster, S153,360, B-.1 5145,803, B 5121,900, RM SALES THIS ISSUE 10. 1997 Ferrari F355 Spyder, $99,360, B-J Bentley Azure: Look rich for (limp a,S 165k. scmBest Buys 1. 1959 Austin-Healey Sprite, 512,434, B 2. 1972 AC 428 convertible, 532,913, B 3. 1966 Ford Mustang coupe, 59,450, S 4. 1960 Austin-Healey Bugeye, $7,560, B-J 5. 1957 Fiat Jolly, $15,444, B-1 2003 Top Sales To Date as reported in SCM 289 V8, 4-speed, window sticker and under $10k. iNSide RM, Boca Raton, FL (RM)  Bonhams, Hendon, UK (B)  , .0 Paris (Feb)  Scottsdale (Jan) West Palm (Apr)  Palm Springs (Feb) 3. Average daily driver in decent condition  4. Still a driver but with some Diarent flaws  Silver Auctions, Portland, OR (S)  Christie's, London, UK (C)  Barrett-Jackson, West Palm Beach, FL (B-J)  5: A nasty beast that runs but has many problems 6 A wretched car onl iood for 'arts p.34 p.40 p.48 p.51 p.55

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Market Reports  RM AUCTIONS INC. RM Auctions Boca Raton, Florida February 7-9, 2003 Auctioneers:  Number of automotive lots.  Number of automotive lots sold:  Sale rate.  Sale total:  Rod Egan and Jim Ritchie 357 218 61% S7,363,634 High sale: #SP82, 1965 Shelby Cobra 427 S/C, sold for $593,600, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium: 6% (Included in prices of sold lots.) Zati . Report by Dave Kinney Market opinions in italics T he Boca Raton auction was a firsttime sale for RM, but it was not exactly a freshman effort for either the location or the local promoter, Donnie Gould. In past years, the Boca sale and Donnie were involved with the Kruse organization. There was no Boca sale in 2002, so returning after a one-year hiatus and under a different banner must have presented some interesting challenges—a new auction company and coming back after skipping a year is not exactly the formula for success. But this sale was a barn burner, and I'm willing to speculate that the difference here is the continuation provided by Donnie Gould. Is there some sort of sorcery involved in reaching these impressive numbers ($7,363,634 total sales and a 61% sales rate)? Sorry, no witchcraft or spells were involved. Just hard work. I'm willing to give the credit for the success to Donnie. He is enthusiastic, outgoing and professional in his dealings with the public, and he has the all-important long-term contacts with the extensive network of Florida special-interest, exotic and collector automobile dealers. Downsides? There is one worth noting. Held at the non-paved Boca Polo club, the combination of wind and the microfine dust/ sand kicked up was pervasive, and more than one dealer noted that some expensive detail jobs would be in order when the cars returned home or to their new garages. A water truck driving through the fields might be in order for next year's event. Placing the Boca auction in context, it follows closely on the heels of the major events in Scottsdale. It is helpful to remember that, once again, this is a Florida sale in the dead of what was a very cold and snowy winter elsewhere in the U.S. Getting dealers and collectors to fly south from the East Coast and Midwest is not as tough a sell as might seem at first glance. 34  Bringing the potential buyers to the auction involves procuring the cars people want to bid on. The Boca auction had an excellent selection of cars in almost every price range. From the normal selection of Mustang convertibles all the way up to a 427 Cobra S/C, Boca delivered. Interesting sales included a pair of Shelby GT350s which sold for over $200,000 each, a custom-built 1988 Land Rover Special that brought $20,000 and a 1966 Ferrari 275 GTS convertible that went for $159,000. And just to prove that the crowd was thoughtful in its bidding, there were the two "grandpa's fake hot rods"—I mean the Plymouth Prowlers—that went unsold at $27,000 and $28,500. The alchemy of RM in this event involves having the good sense to partner with a well-known local who knows not only his market, but the players and the cars, as well. I'm keeping Boca on my long-term event calendar, and not just because it's an escape from winter. It's an event worth taking note of, for consignors and bidders both.—D.K. ENGLISH #681-1954 JAGUAR XK 120 Drophead Coupe. S/N S680711. Mint green/green leather. LHD. Odo: 42,401 miles. Car card says Jaguar Club Concours d'Elegance, first place — .. 1111111-11011 Ma -1-1'. 1■  4010 )11 • RM Auctions - Boca Raton, FL NOT SOLD AT $32,000. Unsold at Atlantic City two weeks later (2/20) at $29,700. A car where almost everything was done, and most of it done right, but still not right enough. The devil remains in the details, and this car has details aplenty remaining to be fixed. #462-1960 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MK I Roadster. S/N 4BT7L11081. Olde English White/red leather. LHD. Odo: 3,157 miles. Not a perfect restoration, but a quite likeable presentation. Some dryness to leather seats, fade to carpets. MG-badged seat belts. A few chips at hinges and door edges, quite good gaps. Very good chrome. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $27,000. No real surprise here. A very decent car in good colors, a few easy-to-ignore or easy-to-correct flaws, and a price that seems about what the market will bear. #620-1961 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER CLOUD II Convertible. S/N LSXC323. Dark blue/blue leather. LHD. Odo: 83,856 miles. V8, automatic. Recent repaint is good, not perfect but no fatal flaws. Good top, old- er interior appears original, has some flex mg.  FM MI= I* 2001. Hard to believe, given hood gap big enough to stick fingers through, chrome pitted and scratched, and three holes in rear of canvas top. Nice leather shows wear. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $26,000. No surprise here that this car did not sell; plenty of work remains to make this even a solid #2 car One tear on otherwise excellent leather, excellent wood, lots of paint chips. Nice enough to drive, but show potential still $$ away. #615-1959 JAGUAR XK 150 Coupe. SIN S8360970N. Putty/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 55,409 miles. Car card reads, "100% frame restoration just completed." Auxiliary cooling - up fr  -- , top . cracks. Some cracking to wood, chrome good or better throughout. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $115,000. An entirely honest example, however would benefit greatly from a full professional detailing, as well as some attention to the interior Dealer owner likes it the way it is, so most likely will stay that way until sold. Final bid light, but getting close. 1962 JAGUAR XKE Convertible. S/N 875994. Burgundy/biscuit leather. LHD. Odo: 4,086 miles. Kenwood AMJFM cassette. #461 - fan, contemporary AM/FM in dash. Excellent chrome, paint very nice but not perfect—some flaws in right rear quarter. One window gasket splitting, interior nice but aging. Cond: 3-. Sports Car Market

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RM Auctions - Boca Raton, FL  Looks to be a former #1 ear, now with some miles. Console aluminum is discolored, some dirt on seat backs. Good gaps could be better, no harm done. Will clean up to a nicer condition. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $63,000. At the high end of the what-the-hell-happenedhere meter Occasionally, restored cars slide downhill fast. 1 don't think that was the case here, but still, lots of attention remains to be given to make this car a true #1 again. Could've sold for this. #505-1964 BENTLEY S3 LWB. S/N LBAL24. Bronze, gold/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 43,766 km. Swiss delivery, with divider window, A/C. Lots of toys, including vanity kit Market Reports SOLD AT $13,000. Sold at RM Amelia 2002 for $13,200. Dealer owner, looking to turn a profit, will find no help here today. Still the world's nicest SpiOre, even if age is creeping up on the restoration. My contention remains this is a good buy at anything below $20k. #SP78-1988 LAND ROVER SPECIAL Landaulette. S/N SALLDKAVZAA223942. Desert sand/oxblood. LHD. Supposedly custom built for an Arab prince (aren't they all?), miles. AM/FM cassette, Avon Turbospeed tires. As-new with only minor wear to driver's seat, excellent paint, brightwork and chrome. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $172,500. Too bad my funds manager wasn't available when this one went across the block; it might have been very hard to resist. I guess I 'II just have to settle for a trip back to Aspen in my G4 as some sort of consolation. Worth a tad more, but not today. FRENCH #SP46-1947 TALBOT LAGO T26 RECORD Cabriolet. S/N 100.058. Burgundy/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 94,959 km. Twin high camshafts, twin carbs, pre-selective gearbox. Very in rear armrest, individual controlled reading lamps. Bad paint made worse by color choices, respray work. Original leather has been resprayed. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $24,645. If someone was looking for a Bentley to restore, this might have been a great choice. A left-drive, long-wheelbase S3 is a rare bird; however the bid price is just the cost of admission. A valuable car; and one well worth saving. #438-1970 JAGUAR XICE Roadster. S/N 1R13792. Creme yellow/black leather. LHD. Odo: 27,780 miles. 4-speed. Philips AM/FM, very original throughout. Refreshingly correct, not the usual "restored to better-than- 111111*14111111111 --------ra. 0"'" W June, 2003  this custom-bodied Land Rover has that kind of Lamborghini L M002/Hummer/Sw issArmy-knife thing working for it. SOLD AT $20,000. Hey, at 20 grand it 's a bargain just to park it somewhere and watch people guess what it is. Plus, the added benefit of looking like a secret weapon from Gulf War 1 or II can't help but make it easier to score with babes down at the VFW. #SP49-1997 BENTLEY BROOKLANDS Sedan. S/N SCBZE19C4VCX60028. Ivory/ tan leather, ivory piping. LHD. Odo: 14,282 miles. Your basic still-as-new car with light • new" auction queen. Excellent paint, chrome, top, leather. Michelin redwalls. Poor paint match on gas door is only major flaw. Original sticker. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $39,750. My inclination is to declare this an absolutely market-correct price for this car Gas-door flaw aside, here's one you could drive and show, and feel good about doing either—a rare combination these days. #662-1975 TRIUMPH SPITFIRE Convertible. S/N FM4279TUC. Yellow/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 33,736 miles. Nicolas Cage's Spitfire returns, last seen at Amelia Island 2001. Owner states restoration receipts totaling $27k. Still in great shape, but now could use some detailing. Rust showing on (exposed) lug nuts, some weathering. Cond: 2+. NOT good paint, excellent interior, top. The very unusual auction car—hard parts have been done, easy parts remain. Motor detailed with carefully placed spray paint, as are wheels. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $90,000. The seller; an exotic car dealer, has a very special car here, and one that just might count. High bid seems high enough here, but obviously seller thinks there's room left. GERMAN #NR21-1953 MERCEDES-BENZ 300S Coupe. S/N 18892000084. Dark green/gray leather. LHD. Odo: 60,145 miles. Looks like an older professional restoration that's been miles, no signs of abuse or mistreatment. Full wood console, picnic tables, stand-up Flying B ornament, Goodyear Eagle GA tires. No paint, leather, wood or chrome problems present. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $65,000. The high bid here seems a little low, keeping in mind that it's only a fraction of what the car cost new just a few years ago. Showing signs of a pampered life, this Bentley could've been an excellent buy for the end user Close, just not close enough. #SP05-1998 BENTLEY AZURE Convertible. S/N SCBZK14C9WCX61566. Dark blue/parchment, blue piping. LHD. Odo: 2,000 driven. Filled-in paint chips on front fenders, some paint chips unfilled. All chrome good, very minor scratches. Leftover remnants of color sanding on buffing in gaps. Leather dry 35

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Market Reports  and cracking. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $63,600. No reserve. Auction description in catalog states that this car has been in the hands of the same owner for the past 40 years. Plenty of detail work and an interior replacement await. But the price allows for all that and then some. #NR20-1972 PORSCHE 914/916 CONVERSION Targa. SIN 4722920051. Red/ black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 38,499 miles. 3-liter six, four-speed. Momo steering wheel, Simpson racing seat belts, Pioneer AM/FM. Flared and seals. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $48,230. All the money in the world. Recent service a big help, but the seals and some of the chrome and shiny bits need and need. Is a price rebound ahead for the older 12-cylinder cars? They've really been undervalued for a decade. #458-1966 FERRARI 275 GTS Convert- ible. S/N 275GTS7985. Silver/black leather. LHD. Odo: 42,861 miles. 12-cylinder, fivespeed. Very good paint, clean interior shows light but honest wear. Dash wood appears wheels, triple Webers. Dunlop SP sport tires come within 1/8-inch of hitting flare on driver's side, 1/2-inch on passenger side. Nice paint, excellent seats. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $11,130. Don't expect to win any prizes at a Porsche meet with this lovable bastard, except perhaps at the autocross. However, an argument could be made that this is a high Jun-to-money ratio. No real harm done at this price. ITALIAN #SP45-1959 FERRARI CALIFORNIA SPYDER REPLICA Convertible. SIN VT115877. Red/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 13,567 miles. 289 Ford V8, five-speed, six Weber carbs. Nardi wood steering wheel, 7 _._&111/A -  , Modena 250 GT C.S. Ferrari gauges, Sony AM/FM cassette, power windows. Excellent paint, chrome. Interior shows wear on driver's seat. Needs some cleaning. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $54,060. Can't you just picture this one crashing through the floor-to-ceiling windows in Ferris Bueller's Day Off? I will mark the final sale result here as no surprise, and it would take quite a bit more than this to build one. That said, not my cup of tea. #459-1962 FERRARI 250 GTE Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 2921. Black/black leather. LHD. Odo: 49,712 km. Period-correct Blaupunkt AM/FM. Nardi wood steering wheel. Visible paint flaws, pitting to much of brightwork. Very nice Borranis, redone interior has leather softer and less taut than original. Recent major service, including valve guides 36 Becker Europa AM/FM, factory-ordered 8track in rear of console. Excellent paint, original interior in very good condition. Engine compartment totally detailed, stunning. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $62,275. Ghibli owners, rejoice—your many-year walk in the desert just might be coming to an end. This is a price not seen for a Ghibli coupe in quite some time. It might take a long time until it is duplicated, but this exceptional car made this exceptional price. #SP70-1986 FERRARI 412 2+2 Coupe. S/N ZFFY024B000063837. Red/saddle leather. LHD. Odo: 5,255 miles. 12-cylinder, automatic. Lots of repaint work to both sides— paint does not match front to back or side to side. Those (big) sins aside, a good-looking ra , fflOk example with excellent chrome and an unmarked interior. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $52,000. Anything $50,000 or above gets perilously close to a whole bunch of other Ferrari choices. This 412 had lots of visual appeal; however, it remains an automatic, and thus is of limited collector appeal. All the money here. #NR17-1988 ALFA ROMEO SPIDER Convertible. S/N ZARBA556J1061385. Silver/gray leather. LHD. Odo: 8,664 miles. Some possible paintwork to front, but quite RM Auctions - Boca Raton, FL good, Pininfarina black-out plate where radio would go. Motor detailing not up to the same standard as the balance of the car. Michelin XWX radials. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $159,000. Not a show queen, but a rather nice example all the way through. The 275 GTS, although derided by some as the Fiat 124's visual heavyweight brother, is a handsome car with 12 cylinders and a drop top. A decent buy in my book. #645-1972 MASERATI GHIBLI SS Coupe. S/N AM115/492090. Red/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 25,363 miles. V8, 5-speed. US version, factory A/C, power steering and brakes. nice with believable miles. Slight wear to driver's seat, clean underhood and in the trunk. All brightwork good except for headlight trim rings. Pirelli tires appear original. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $14,734. Lots and lots of interest here. I must have listened as a dozen punters and potential owners tried to figure out what the auction price would be. Other than the genius who was thinking that $2,500 was too much. I heard estimates up to $12k. Well sold. #454-1989 FERRARI 328 GTS. SIN ZFFXA20A0K0079917. White/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 17,348 miles. Very clean and well presented. Very good paint shows no obvious flaws, blackout trim all in good shape. Clean interior. Major flaw seems to be color; owner calls it "No-sale white." Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $51,410. Despite the vendor protestations that the color was a hindrance to sale, the bid price speaks for itself A well-sorted example, and a price that is fair enough for all involved—if there's no $4,500 major service due from time issues. Sports Car Market

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RM Auctions - Boca Raton, FL JAPANESE  #128-1982 DATSUN 280 ZX 2+2 Coupe. S/N JNIHZ06S4CX435703. Beige/tan cloth. LHD. Odo: 40,989 miles. An '80s survivor, not not done to the levels we've seen recently on many of the '55, '56 and '57 Chelys, this one was done to a very nice driver 's standard At perhaps one half the cost of its tri-year brethren, a fully restored '54 is a viable option. #SP38-1957 BUICK ROADMASTER Convertible. S/N 7D4035853. Black/red leather. LHD. Odo: 4,435 miles. V8, automatic. Very rare factory air conditioning. Arizona Market Reports high bidder Super colors, great styling and exceptional equipment make this one worth keeping. #NR22-1961 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL Convertible. S/N 9214104528. Dark blue/ red leather. LHD. Odo: 36,000 miles. Some a restored car. Some rust peeking from beneath trim, cheesy headlight covers, Pioneer AM/FM CD with remote. Plenty of sun fade, uncracked dash. US-made replacement windshield. Automatic. Factory mags. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $6,500. Similar cars are available in the classified section of newspapers nationwide, as well as "Buy Here-Pay Here" lots near you. Even better, they don't have the gumption to ask over $6,500 for their $3,500 Datsun. AMERICAN #SP48-1948 LINCOLN SEDANCA Cabriolet Deville. Body by Coachcraft. S/N 99A741103. Jade green/white leather. LHD. Odo: 37,780 miles. Prototype '49 Lincoln flathead V8. Full restoration in 1988 was commissioned by Henry Ford II. Built on a 1946 car since new. Kelsey Hayes chrome wires. Miles displayed on the odometer are most likely indicative of miles driven since full restoration. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $54,060. Built to eat up turnpike miles '50s style, the Roadmaster aka road monster, was one of the cars to have for the elite jet setter It still is good in a high-style '50s way, and filly restored with a few thousand "sort-things-out" miles is a good thing. #SP28-1958 EDSEL CITATION Convert- ible. S/N X8WY701489. Gold/gold, white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 36,550 miles. 410-c.i., 345-hp V8, automatic. Tinted glass. 60/40 seat, power Mercury convertible frame. Some wear since restoration. Exterior color shows lines and design well. Excellent chrome; leather showing its age. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $121,900. The older restoration on this filly custom Lincoln is showing some signs of wear, but a re-restoration is going to be a very expensive proposition. A true one-of-a-kind car, appears well-documented. Market-correct pricing for condition. #430-1954 CHEVROLET BEL AIR Convertible. S/N C54K06476L. Red/red and white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 34,756 miles. AM radio, fender skirts. Excellent paint, fresh chrome, fresh seats and carpets. For every 500 1955-58 Chevy that gets restored, perhaps one 1954 is done. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $29,680. Although steering. Excellent paint, trim, chrome, vinyl and carpet. Nice everywhere you look. Cond: I -. SOLD AT $45,050. Are Edsel convertibles becoming the Chrysler Town & Countrys of 2003? 1 will wait till a few more high-dollar sales have passed us by, but for now it looking like there's quite a bit of upward movement for the ragtop horse-collar set. #SP64-1959 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE Convertible. S/N 859C5153. Mandalay red/ silver, white, red leather. LHD. Odo: 122 miles. V8, automatic. Factory air, Tr-Power. Power windows and top. Great paint and 36-gallon tank, radio delete. Firestone 500 tires. Bloomington Gold and Gold Spinner Award winner. Full frame-off resto, all numbers matching. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $125,000. Very rare Z06 option, split-window coupe. A very nice and very correct restoration marred by rear bumper with visible line from plating or straightening—an easy .fix, it should have been attended to. Bid price essentially correct. #SP29-1965 FORD MUSTANG Convert- ible. S/N 5R084208546. Black/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 8,219 miles. 289 V8, automatic. A/C, power steering, brakes, top. Pony interior, wood steering wheel. Rally-Pac, AM/ repainted areas, most chrome has pitting. Appears complete, but only lightly cosmetically restored. Looks good from a few feet away, up close plenty of flaws. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $33,000. Another example of a car restored to look good from 10 or more feet away. Can be driven and enjoyed as is. But if you're really after show material, you're going to spend the purchase price again and then some. #SP91-1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Coupe. S/N 30837S108672. Sebring silver/ black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 288 miles. 327-c.i., 360-hp, fuel-injected V8, 4-speed. Z06 option, with heavy-duty suspension and brakes, chrome. Very bad gap at panel junction on driver's side, poor fit to silver carpet, but balance of interior excellent. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $75,000. Fit and finish problems found on this Pontiac certainly didn't seem to bother the June, 2003  FM cassette, tinted glass, redline tires, twin exhaust. Very nice paint, good vinyl, excellent chrome. One piece of console is loose. Faded carpets. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $30,422. Vendor an SCM Gold subscriber bought the car on eBay two years ago. GT equipment. Great col- 37

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Market Reports  ors and great equipment on a very nice car is a good formula for auction success. Well bought and well sold. #SP82-1965 SHELBY COBRA 427 S/C Roadster. S/N CSX3006. Guardsman blue/ bl ack leather and vinyl. LHD. Odo: 13,151 miles. restoration to a driver standard, plenty of visible flaws including poor paint under hood, pitting on some chrome bits. No harm done overall. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $29,680. Full-boat money for a car that looked good on the surface, yet was full of visual flaws upon close inspection. An A-code car with a lot of desirable options, in resale red Good for the seller, the buyer may have to wait for the market to catch up. #5P86-1966 COBRA ROADSTER REP- LICA. S/N D67. Dark blue/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 145 miles. 427-c.i., 425-hp V8, fivespeed. Reproduction tube frame, disc brakes, $25,864. Very few cars are coming on as strong as these likeable, drivable and stillaffordable Mustangs. With similar and lesser Mopars bringing at least twice as much money, the pony crowd has plenty of upside to anticipate. #NR19-1970 PONTIAC GTO Convert- 427-c.i. V8, four-speed. Non-factory race seats and fire suppression system. Won Brands Hatch with Bob Bondurant behind the wheel. Recent paint, has unusual hood with cut-outs in it. SOLD AT $593,600. A competition Cobra with competition history, well-documented and well-known. Price of close to $600,000 is no surprise for those paying attention to the Cobra market. #SP19-1965 SHELBY GT350 "R" Coupe. S/N SFM5R535. White, blue stripes. LHD. A rare and sought-after variant of the alreadyrare '65 (562 built) Shelby. Sold new with factory Webers to Peru, where it was raced by ible. S/N 242670P183484. Creme yellow/tan vinyl. LHD. Odo: 53,750 miles. V8, automatic. A/C, power windows and steering. AM 8track, full console. Nice paint, seats and carpet Goodrich Radial TA Tires, hydraulic clutch. Original style Smiths gauges, paper-clip roll bar. Painted side pipes, lots of original-style decals on both sides. Decent fit and finish. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $33,000. Cobra replica owners—let's make a deal. I'll be happy to write about details of your cal; just provide me with the basic information: Whose kit? Who built it? What components are inside? Gee, wait, ya think bidders would like to know that too? Fair offer. #NR08-1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. S/N 194677S103767. Blue, black stinger/blue leather. LHD. Odo: 1,769 miles. 427-c.i., 400-hp V8, 4-speed. A/C, power windows. Non-numbers-matching motor, RM Auctions - Boca Raton, FL good. Lots of badly done and still-needed detail work under the hood. Kelly Charger outlined white letter tires. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $23,585. A good example of a car that will clean up to be a 3+—a careful application of elbow grease and a little judicious spray painting will go a long way. Air conditioning a big help, but fully priced in this condition. #455-1971 FORD MUSTANG BOSS 351 Fastback. S/N IF02R156256. Blue, silver stripes/blue vinyl and cloth. LHD. Odo: 4,208 miles. 351-c.i. V8, four-speed. Non- first and second owners. Motor was broken in 1967, returned to US in 1984 and later restored for vintage racing. SOLD AT $206,700. 1 of 34 "competition production models" built in 1965. Lots of excitement here, as for many Shelby owners the '65 "R" is the Holy Grail. As to price paid, finding another will be tough, so let's call this marketcorrect for now. #NR28-1966 FORD MUSTANG GT Convertible. S/N 6F08A107390. Red/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 19,466 miles. 289-c.i. V8, auto. Full console, A/C, power steering and top. GT equipment, wood steering wheel. Older headrest seats, speed warning speedometer, AM/FM, KJO wheels. Looks like older restoration, with all desirable options on a '67. Excellent paint, some wear to leather, carpets. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $46,640. The beauty of buying a non-numbers-matching Corvette is that you know you didn't pay a premium for what might be a restamped block. That said, 46-large plus taxes and registration costs is a lot of money. Great year and good colors. #NR12-1970 FORD MUSTANG BOSS 302 Fastback. S/N 0F02G157282. Yellow/ black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 50,789 miles. 302c.i. V8, four-speed. Paintwork very good, flat black trim is correct and well done. Interior good, complete, but is not crisp. Crack in steering wheel. AM/FM cassette and Hurst shifter. MSD ignition and coil. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT 38 numbers-matching motor, but owner states it is correct for time frame. Build sheet and vehicle order report displayed in dash. Some cuts in cloth and tears in vinyl. Door handles pitted, good but not great paint. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $18,550. I would love to be able to set the Way back machine and see what this car would have brought with fresh and correct seat covers, and simple flaws such as the door handles sorted out. Perhaps a $1,500 investment would return $7,500 more. #439-1976 AMC PACER Coupe. S/N A6A667A155080. Tan over Red/red vinyl and cloth. LHD. Odo: 56,646 miles. Factory A/C, 8-track, cheesy aftermarket pop-up sunroof. Very desirable Navajo-print cloth seat Sports Car Market

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Market Reports  EB inserts. A true 10-footer, good paint, bumpers have pitting and scratches but balance of brightwork is good. Goodyear Wingfoot GT tires a nice touch. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $7,685. There's happiness in Pacerville tonight, thanks to what might be a world-record price for America's favorite nerd/fishbowl mobile. It looks nicer from a distance, up close it's just a car—but imagine the status of being the first at the club with a Pacer #SP88-1984 CHRYSLER LEBARON MARK CROSS EDITION Convertible. S/N I C3 BC55G9EG133247. Dark sand/saddle leather. LHD. Odo: 28,340 miles. Wood sides, trunk rack, power steering, brakes, windows, Bonhams RAF Museum, Hendon, N. London, UK February 24, 2003 Auctioneer:  Number of automotive lots-  Number of automotive lots sold:  Sale rate:  Sale total:  James Knight 35 25 71% $924,754 High sale: #220, 1903 Mars Model N 18-hp, 4.6-liter rear entrance tonneau, sold for $255,990, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium: 15% on the first 580,000, 10% thereafter (Included in prices of sold lots.) Report by Richard Hudson-Evans Market opinion in italics locks. Eight-way power seat, tilt, cruise, power top, digital dash, Sony AM/FM cassette. Paint, faux wood and chrome all appear excellent; was garage kept. Three of wire wheel caps have dents. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $6,148. Now that the K car in all its various forms is a part of history, I knew it wouldn't be too long until one of these exercises in excess would show up at auction. The surprise? I think it's a pretty good buy. Big fun factor little money #674-2002 AVANTI CONVERTIBLE. S/N 2G2FV32G022106056. White/white, red leather. LHD. Odo: 1,248 miles. V8, automatic. New, still on MSO, three-year warranty. Chrome mags. Now being built in Villa T Top seller was a 1903-dated, and therefore major Veteran event-eligible, Mors Model N, which, with an 18-hp, 4.6-liter four-cylinder motor, should continue to provide powerful and rapid London to Brighton transport for up to four occupants every November. Even with almost certainly retrofitted rear-entrance tonneau coachwork, this Mors-made and race-developed tourer raised a just-over-top-estimate $255,990, which is surely a thumping good price for any Vet. Rica, GA. The Avanti remains the car that won't die. Built on a Camaro/Firebird bed, perhaps cessation of that car will spell an end to Avanti. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $61,000. With looks that are best described as retro/ tribute/blah, this generation Avanti really is nothing more than a custom suit on a tired platform. Fit and finish just mediocre, another who-cares car.• 40  Bonhams' other profitable seller—a 1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso—attracted some vigorous competition even though it had been modified by UK Ferrari specialist Terry Hoyle with a 4-liter, 300-bhp 330 GTC motor and vented rear fenders. It had been acquired at the 2000 Gstaad auction for $151,000. Indeed, with $110,000 bid, there were still three contestants in the room and two remote players on telephones. In the end, though, the gavel of Car Department Director James Knight determined owner- he catalog for Bonhams' first UK collector vehicle auction of 2003 was surprisingly thin, with only 35 cars for sale in the RAF Museum, Hendon, compared to the 55 offered at Islington by rival London house Coys and the 83 cars consigned by provincial star H&H for its Buxton season opener. Nevertheless, Bonhams still achieved a very healthy success rate and, thanks mainly to a pair of big-money cars, the market leader grossed $924,754, which was actually not far behind the $1,001,700 worth of mostly cheaper classics shifted by H&H. RM Auctions - Bow Raton, FL ship in favor of a major UK dealer who was prepared to invest $145,803 for what is very definitely a bit of a one-off. Interestingly, though, the great and late Enzo Ferrari himself had a similarly engined Lusso made for him by the factory. A couple of Lussos fetched considerably more at Gstaad in December, though neither had been "modernized" and the values of both had been enhanced by being in possession of some serious provenance. Very well reproduced by Clanfield Restorations as a copy of the famous Kenneth Neve-owned, Barker-bodied Sedanca Coupe, though still requiring trimming for seats as well as painting of its bare aluminium hardtop for the rear seats, a 1935 Rolls-Royce 40/50-hp Phantom II fetched $60,977. A below-estimate $54,855 was accepted for a 1900 DeDion Bouton Model G1 4.5-hp Voiturette with all seats facing each other, while $32,913 was paid for a 1972 AC 428 with most attractive Frua convertible coachwork, which, lest the market were to forget, was fitted to lengthened Cobra Mk III chassis and had a Ford 7-liter motor underhood. Perhaps the most interesting item of all among the less expensive fare was a very good-looking 1959 Austin-Healey Sprite Mk I, which had been converted in period by Lenham of Kent into a prototype for its subsequent run of Le Mans-style "Lenham GT" Coupes. With rounded rather than Kamm-style rear end and the usual Sebring Sprite non-Bug Eye hood, this unique fixed head would be eligible for most of the major retro-events such as Goodwood, and was therefore cheaply secured for $12,434.— R.H.-E. ENGLISH #231-1904 WOLSELEY C6 6-HP TWOSEATER Tourer. S/N V45. Maroon, gold and black/reddish brown. RHD. Paint marked, leather poor, rubber mats cracked. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $38,399. Surprisingly in view of poor cosmetic condition, this Mini Coop of Vets made near top-estimate money. #214-1910 WOLSELEY-SIDDELEY A3 12/16-HP Rotunde Phaeton. Body by Crips Brothers. S/N 10458/460. Medium green, creme pinstripe/black. RHD. According to Wolseley Register, has been Stateside at some time. Extensively Euro-rallied by vendor for last 20 years. Minor marks around hinges, Sports Car Market

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Market Reports  1 :4 1111111 .101i • -  --NOM ,  .0, 1111 - 1 . Bonhams - Hendon, UK worn leather only fair, large CAV oil headlamps and Lucas sidelamps in brass all excellent. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $31,085. Near guide-price money accepted for good-looking Edwardian in good mechanical order Perhaps because of the large distances between venues in the US, these old cars have a tiny market over here. Where do you use them? #221-1920 ROLLS-ROYCE SEDANCA DE VILLE (Coachwork Only). Body by Barker. Black/brown. RHD. This body first adorned Silver Ghost, then Rolls-Royce 20 hp. Still original, unrestored, pretty good. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $7,314. Mid-estimate valuation, great value if you were looking for a period body from top coachbuilder for your Roller Or maybe a nice playhouse for the kids, especially if they are aspiring to royalty. #210-1923 VAUXHALL 14/40 PRINCETON Tourer. SIN M936. Polished aluminium over maroon/black. RHD. Odo: 16,373 miles. First shipped to Australia, alloy panels much 1:1111 1I • •• ■ •si ii itit at opft  ttill11111111111 1 Ken Neve's Barker three-position dropheadbodied Phantom I with blade front bumper and quarter rear bumpers. Incomplete interior, unpainted aluminium rear top, paint and chrome excellent. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $60,977. Near top-estimate money forthcoming for easily completed and fabulously stylish project. 11116... #218-1954 AUSTIN-HEALEY 100 BNI Roadster. S/N BN1-L/220549. Olde English White/red, white piping. RHD. Odo: 510 miles. Mileage since 1999 Holdsworth Healeys/MPH restoration of former LHD US good, chrome poor—especially front quarter light and rear side window frames. Original seat leather marked and cracked. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $32,913. Even with wrong, weaker motor, this reasonably okay Mk III seemed to be a good value. While the values of the later DB4/5/6s have soared, these earlier, truckish-to-drive and expensive-to-run models have been stagnant. And who wants a smaller engine? #236-1958 AUSTIN-HEALEY 100/6 Roadster. S/N BN6-L/3110. Ice blue over white/blue. RHD. Odo: 4,787 miles. Mileage driven since expensive Holdsworth Healeys restoration of former left-hooker in 1997. Paint • marked with surface scratches, cracked corner to two-piece opening windshield. Mahogany tool box on running board and Griffin mascot nice. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $20,114. $2,000 under estimate-price money accepted, making this a very cheap 1920s Vauxhall. #225-1935 AUSTIN 12/4 Taxi. Body by Strachan. S/N 79119. Black over blue over black/black. RHD. Last well-restored 1995, paint and chrome good, only very minor marks. Light wear to interior, fair hood. London Vintage Taxi Association badge, many au- 42  export BNI, which included authentic conversion to M-spec and RHD. Louvered hood, leather strap, etc. Paint, chrome, interior still good, non-concours engine bay clean. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $25,965. Nicely done 100M, albeit a replica. Lower-estimate priced correctly. As much fun as the real thing, but at half the price. An English version of a Tempest turning into a GTO. #232-1955 AUSTIN-HEALEY 100/4 BNI Roadster. S/N BN1-L/226317. Red/black. RHD. Odo: 11,912 miles. Another 100M retroconversion, repaint and with good chrome— trunk lid microblistering, non-period-correct retrim excellent, engine bay presentation very thentic period taxicab goodies in place. Flashing indicators more modern. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $31,085. Top-estimate valuation correct for this ancient Hackney Carriage, which is likely to be hired regularly for movie work. #228-1935 ROLLS-ROYCE 40/50-HP PHANTOM II Sedanca Coupe. Body by Clanfield Restorations. S/N 139TA. Midnight blue. RHD. Odo: 6,613 miles. Faithful copy of 713 good. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $24,710. Not quite as good as Lot #218, hence the slightly lower valuation. But all the same comments apply. A lot of fun for not much money, and so long as the subsequent owners don't try to deceive about its origins, no harm done. #234-1958 ASTON MARTIN DB MK III Coupe. S/N AM300/3/1684. Red/magnolia. RHD. Odo: 27,469 miles. Incorrect 3-liter engine from DB2/4 Mk 141 fitted. Repaint very and chrome very good, interior good, engine bay fair. Woodrim steering wheel, interesting though later UK registration "A6 ELY." Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $23,405. Lower estimate price paid. Even well-restored I00/6s, like this, are reckoned to be worth less than good 100s or not-so-good 3000s. But given how infrequently and cautiously all classics are now driven, does the model really make much difference? Sports Car Market

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Market Reports  #203-1959 AUSTIN-HEALEY SPRITE MK I Roadster. Body by Lenham. S/N ANS-5474. Pale blue/black. RHD. Odo: 27,815 miles. Smoothly rounded back (pre- #205-1968 DAIMLER 250 V8 Sedan. SIN PIK3144BW. Dark blue/black, pale blue piping. RHD. Odo: 86,358 miles. Automatic. First owned for 31 years. Coombs-style wheelarch Bonhams - Hendon, UK sawed-off tail employed by Lenham for its production GTs), Sebring Sprite hood. Speedwell Blue paint flat, milky windshield corner. Good interior. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $12,434. Almost certain to be unique Lenham prototype. As such, eligible for major retro-events, therefore cheaply landed. Mighty pretty, too. #224-1960 ROVER 100 Sedan. S/N 650005617. Dark blue over pale blue/medium blue. RHD. Odo: 20,032 miles. Mileage likely to be genuine. Formerly employed by HM lips, low profiles, CD player. Older repaint good, slightly crumpled rear corner bodywork and chrome, leather only fair, wood poor. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $8,228. Probably worth low-estimate price paid, as it can be both easily and cheaply sorted. And you're certainly to be a contender for "Best Daimler 250 V8 sedan" at the next concours. #227-1972 AC 428 Convertible. Body by Frua. S/N 1119.R8.KR. Dark blue metallic/ white, blue piping. RHD. Odo: 54,406 miles. Automatic. Really Maserati Mistral-like 428 Cooper-style restored 1996. 1380-cc motor, twin tanks, minute Mountney wheel. Repaint fair, worn seats creased. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $2,011. Less than forecast accepted for what was one-off reproduction. Not very sharp cosmetically but lots of inexpensive fun. Had to be bought cheap because it will surely be sold cheap when it moves on. #208-1974  MGB  Roadster.  W 44_ S/N GHN5331797G. Red/gray, red piping. RHD. Odo: 83,758 miles. Fairly fresh-looking bare Prison Service to transport guests (shackle mounts still present on rear floor). Amateur repaint and brightwork poor, original interior fair. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $2,011. Not a very nice example, though interesting history and cheap enough. Now, about those shackles... #209A-1966 ASTON MARTIN DB6 Coupe. S/N DB6 2562R. Dark blue/red. RHD. Odo: 13,703 miles. Automatic. Paint very poor, roof microblistered, top of driver's side _ ' '141i rear fender crazed. Chrome marked, ye olde leather original and cracked. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $32,913. This was mid-estimate valuation for a not-vely-nice car. With auto-shift certainly over-generous. And if what was visible was so tatty, what do you imagine the condition of the invisible engine, gearbox and suspension bits was? 44 only fair, chrome flaky, original interior shabby. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $2,743. Mid-estimate valuation was plenty. Certainly nothing like the car RM got $17,000 for at Amelia. Could you put $15,000 in this one and have the same? Probably not if you took it to a full-price shop and just wrote checks. #201-1973  MINI  SEDAN.  SIN XAZS 1N1021943A. Purple blue metallic/ gray. RHD. Odo: 62,286 miles. Innocenti Mini ragtop was coil-sprung Cobra Mk III, with wheelbase extended by six inches and 0-100 mph in 14.5 sec potential. Paint and brightwork good, interior dirty. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $32,913. Correctly valued—well bought and well sold. These cars offer exclusivity, attractiveness and performance in an affordable package. But no racing history means they will never be valued like the previous Cobras. #222 1973 MGB-GT Coupe. S/N GHD53321606. Creme/beige. RHD. Odo: 61,657 miles. Restored 1994, thick repaint repaint excellent. Small dent on driver's side front fender top, much brightwork renewed. Interior good, engine rebuild claimed. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $8,268. Trade vendors, who presumably had failed to retail this car: were looking for $2,000 more. They may well still be looking. metal repaint #235-1980 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER WRAITH II Sedan. Black Everflex over dark blue/beige. RHD. Odo: 137,000 miles. Automatic. Ex-mayoral and always chauffeur- driven, FSH. Repaint fair, with some marks. Leather slightly dirty, wood good. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $14,445. Good example, clearly well maintained, hence $1,700 above estimate price paid. #216-1987 ASTON MARTIN ULSTER REPLICA Roadster. Body by Fergus. S/N M71WN098. Dark green/black. RHD. Odo: 13,884 miles. Quite authentic looking (from far side of street), therefore might have some hire potential for TV, commercials, etc. Practical to run, too, thanks to MGB 1.8 motor. Paint marked and microblistered, absolutely Sports Car Market

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Market Reports  GERMAN #209-1970 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE 1600-CC Convertible. Body by Karmann. S/N 1512013420. Red/black with red and green plaid. LHD. Odo: 73,225 km. Said to have been restored 2000, repaint still quite good. Bonhams - Hendon, UK driver's seat edge worn. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $145,803. Just over top-estimate price paid by trader who presumably thought, on recent Lusso auction form, even this non-standard example had to be worth considerably more (sold at 2000 Gstaad auction for $151k). Enzo Ferrari himself had a 330 GTC-powered Lusso. #202-1969 LANCIA FULVIA 1.3 GTE Sedan. S/N 8183115239. Gray/black. RI-ID. Odo: 62,871 miles. Correct total mileage, all original and unrestored. Paint flat, brightwork no brightwork, interior good. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $8,427. Despite no takers, this "Fergus Mosquito" was probably worth the $11,000 forecast. Mid-1930s in appearance. And sure to be a hit at the next kit-car convention, next to all the Fiberfab, Beck and Laser replicas. FRENCH #211-1900 DE DION BOUTON MODEL Cl 4.5-HP Vis A Vis Voiturefte. Body possibly by Mulliner. S/N 70. Red, crimson pinstripe/black. RHD. Acquired by vendor 22 years ago when last restored, much London to Chrome poor, original interior fair, goody shop steering wheel very nasty. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $5,486. No reserve. Ragtop bug only made just over half estimate price, which was enough for distinctly below-average example. Where have all the gurus who claimed that the New Beetle would make the old ones more valuable gone to? #226-1986 PORSCHE 911 TURBO Coupe. S/N WPOZZZ93ZFS000879. GP white/dark gray, green. RHD. Odo: 11,452 miles. Circa 46,000 total mileage declared. 0 -  -  .1110 r Brighton Run exercise since. Old repaint good, shrinkage to cracked mudguards. Nickel-plated Lucas oil lamps good, leather fair. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $54,855. Only just under lowerestimate price accepted by vendor/auctioneer, accurately valuing this early Vet for the next 22 years. This is the way to buy them: an older restoration that shows signs of use. That means the car really works. #220-1903 MORS MODEL N 18-HP Rear Entrance Tonneau. S/N 18094. Crème, gold pinstripe/red. RHD. Some chips to paint with shrinkage cracks, chassis and steering 1111111111111■  ir 100, Factory sunroof, Ruf lowered suspension. Paint virtually unmarked, interior extremely clean with only very modest wear. Wheels perfect. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $31,800. No bidder spotted at this figure, which was enough, though $4,700 more was being sought. Maybe color was against it? Or maybe the hand-grenade engine? Or the rock-hard suspension? Or all of the above? ITALIAN #229-1963 FERRARI 250 GT LUSSO Coupe. S/N 4519. Red/tan. LHD. Odo: 96,691 miles. Larger, more powerful, less stressed, Terry Hoyle-rebuilt 3967-cc 330 GTC motor, three carbs, 4-speed. Rear vents cut into rear fender flanks. Repaint still good, wheels shining, possibly original leather slightly grubby, fair, interior good. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $3,657. Amazingly (and maybe thanks to some extensive Waxoyling), this elegant little Northern Italian appeared to be corrosion-free. Such good value, and Fulvias are so nice to drive. #217A-1979 FERRARI 308 GT4 Competition Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 15068. Light blue metallic/red, black buckets. RHD. Odo: 52,597 miles. Competition prepped with roll cage. fire system, Recaro 40" high-back buckets, full harnesses. Paint surface marked, interior very non-standard. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $12,720. One of least desirable Ferrari models anyway, and this one had been well vandalized. Still, everything has its value and this is still street legal. Instant Track Day car was probably worth around $16,000, and not the $19,000 being sought. #223-1986 FERRARI 328 GTS Targa. Body by Pininfarina. S/N ZFFWA20C000062723. Red/creme. RHD. Odo: 45,404 miles. FSH, cam belts and clutch renewed June 2002. Original paint still very arm paint marked. Impressive Ducellier headlamps to polish, 4.6 four-pot motor. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $255,990. Top-estimate result for one of fastest London to Brighton Run eligible Vets. This price proves once again that having events to exercise cars in helps their value immensely. If not for L-to-B, what would this car be worth? Much less, I'm sure. 46 good, with only minor marks to front. Original interior only slightly worn. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $40,227. Mid-estimate price paid for nice, genuine, well-maintained example of 328. They are by far the best iteration of the 308/ Sports Car Market

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Market Reports  328 series, and their prices have been relatively strong. Service records are everything with these cars. AMERICAN #230-1923 FORD MODEL T Taxi. Body by Heath and Wiltshire. S/N 7409337. Black over maroon over black/black, beige cord. RHD. Early Halda taximeter intact with "For Auctioneers.  Silver Auctions Portland, Oregon April 12, 2003 Number of automotive lots. Number of automotive lots sold:  Sale rate:  Sale total.  Mitch Silver and Robert Graham 133 69 52% S704,288 High sale: #45, 1936 Ford Coupe, sold for S32,813, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium: 5% (Included in prices of sold lots.) Hire' flag and brass bell. Rooftop luggage rack, dropdown luggage grid at rear, detachable wheel rims. Subject to older restoration, paint fair, mudguards starred, edges chipped. Fair original interior and engine. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $18,285. $25,440 estimate price/valuation seemed excessive for Model T taxi, particularly in this condition—bidders here thought so, too. 1968 FORD MUSTANG GTA Convertible. S/N 8R03C122910. Purple blue metallic/medium blue, dark blue inserts. LHD. Odo: 89,526 miles. Automatic. Never totally #204 - 41/4 Report by John Draneas Market opinions in italics T - restored. Older repaint shiny but thick, chips to some edges, pitting to door mirror chrome. Interior good apart from piece of rim missing from woodrim steering wheel. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $14,262. Many here thought near top-estimate price paid was inexpensive. The buyer certainly got very good value. GTAs have seen strong value increases in the past few years in the US. Whether this trend will transfer to the UK remains to be seen.• Profiled in SCM next month: 1973 Citroen SM Injection Coupe 1967 Ferrari 330 GTC 1956 Alfa 1900 Super Sprint 1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS 1948 Lincoln Convertible Coupe 1967 Lotus Elan Sprint S3 Coupe 48 he reviews of the regional Mitch Silver auctions all seem to say moreor-less the same thing. Good atmosphere, friendly staff, decent results. Especially in the auction arena, consistency of presentation from event to event, year in and year out, is a good thing. It breeds confidence in buyers and sellers alike, and leads to a lot of repeat business. The 133 automobiles offered at the Portland Expo Center ranged from average to very good quality, and comprised a fair representation of today's market. That is, they were heavily American. Oddly enough, there wasn't a single Porsche or BMW offered. But there were lots of Mustangs and, representing a category that seems to become more popular at every auction, older American pickups updated with modem running gear. The sale rate of 52% was very acceptable in today's regional auction environment. Silver has been steadily elevating his game. The auction site has moved to the modern portion of the Portland Expo Center facility. The food concessions have improved. A modest assortment of automobilia was offered at the start of the auction, and several restored-some-time-ago gas pumps sold in the $900 range. There were also a pair of pinball machines, along with an assortment of posters and other artwork and automobilia, with sale prices starting at a very affordable $20. Mitch and his assistant auctioneer, Robert Graham, do an admirable job of entertaining the crowd. For example, Graham introduced a good-looking 1998 MercedesBenz SLK 230 that had extensive Renntech and Brabus modifications. Reading off the list, he exclaimed, "Heck, I don't even know who this Brabus guy is, but he put a lot of really cool stuff on this car!" It went unsold Bonhams - Hendon, UK at a bid of $32,000. The auctioneers were always careful to thank bidders who jumped in when things were in danger of stalling. The ringmen worked the crowd without being overly intrusive. The staff was quick to mop up leaked oil, transmission fluid and antifreeze that streaked the floor on the approach to the block. Typical of the regional auction market, the most successful lots were the "impulse" cars. For example, there was a very nice, #2-condition 1968 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL. It seems that every car guy, once in his life, has to buy one of these to take home and surprise his wife. On this day, there were two car guys with the same idea, about the same car, and the bidding took it to a very fair $18,900. The more difficult propositions were the high-condition specialty cars that were consigned by their novice owners. Often, the owners seemed to believe that an auction is a simple substitute for hand-selling the car, and were disappointed that their relatively high reserves were not met. How could they have improved their chances? The best strategy is to avoid relying too much on the auction company to make the sale all by itself. Do your part to help, by making sure the car is prepared and presented well. Bring the books and records. Arrive early to get good placement. Stay with the car to answer questions from prospective bidders. And if the car doesn't sell on the block, don't just leave it parked with a "Still For Sale" sign. Stay with it to talk to interested persons and try to negotiate a sale. After all, exposure to prospective purchasers is what you pay the consignment fee for, and that exposure is a day-long process, from the time you arrive until the time you leave. The better prepared you are to represent your car, the greater the chance is that the auction company can get the amount you're looking for.—JD. ENGLISH #103 1983 JAGUAR XJ S Convertible. - - S/N SAJNV5842DC109335. Black. LHD. Odo: 44,700 miles. V12. 60-footer paint: horrible swirl marks and scratches. Gas cap flops around and won't fit hole, crummy chrome. Broken wood dash, all seams on two seats torn. Armor All drips on body trim pieces, some rust spots, dirty engine with overspray. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $5,600. Jaguar hood orna- Sports Car Market

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Market Reports  ment is leaping to get away from car If you think low mileage is everything, here's a lowmileage fright pig justfor you. The only person who will get excited fyou buy this is your Jaguar mechanic—you're driving his annuity. GERMAN #37-1968 MERCEDES-BENZ 280 SL. S/N 11304412000356. Green/tan. LHD. Odo: 99,708 miles. Older restoration. Car card said, "No problems, nothing hidden. Drive it anywhere." Seats could use rebuild, rust in trunk previously repaired. Wood console needs re- for what is essentially a chick's car on steroids.—ED.) AMERICAN #126-1966 FORD MUSTANG Coupe. S/N 6R07C139746. Light yellow/black. LHD. Odo: 25,899 miles. 289-c.i. rebuilt engine, four-speed. Claimed numbers matching. New cracking on hood scoop. Good chrome. Minor rust around tail, few rust bubbles on right front fender. Very nice interior, engine compartment could use detailing. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $12,100. Mach Is continue to get stronger and stronger perhaps as the Boss 302s start to surge again. This bid just wasn't enough, probably by $3,000 or so. #16-1969 PONTIAC GTO JUDGE Convertible. S/N 242679B140883. Light yellow, green stripe/dark green. LHD. Odo: 56,163 miles. 400-c.i., 350-hp V8, four-speed. Hood tach, rally gauges. Engine painted while in car. finish. Engine compartment mediocre—looks like dirty engine that got steam cleaned, no more. Books. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $18,900. Consigned by Monte Shelton, a Portland Jaguar dealer who has a reputation for dealing in decent merchandise. When a car sits in his inventory too long, he brings it to Silver and moves it down the road. There can be some great buys on his stuff #125-1972 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE Convertible. S/N 1122154548. Purple amethyst/bubble gum pink. LHD. Odo: 21,533 miles. Claimed to run and drive excellently. Good-looking paint but very thick. Dirty in- Silver - Portland, OR paint nice, missed a few spots around rain gutters. Original sticker, all service records. Engine unrestored but fairly well cleaned. Decent, unrestored chrome. Tom seam on driver's seat. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $9,450. I've always liked these cars, although '67 Camaros are really more handsome. The 289 was a relatively rare engine, especially with the factory four-speed This is a car that can be cleaned, driven, enjoyed and resold for a profit. #66-1966 FORD MUSTANG GT Coupe. S/N 6R07A232977. Ice blue metallic/black. LHD. Odo: 4,584 miles. 289-c.i. engine, mechanical overhaul 1988, repaint '94, new carpet and upholstery 2002. Driven 5,000 miles Minor rust on rear quarters, pitting to chrome. Unrestored body-trim pieces. Good interior with faded carpets. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $17,000. I've never been enough of a "LaughIn" fan to find these Judge (you remember, "Here come de judge") models very interesting. Especially with their dumb rubber snouts. The owner was probably looking for more like $25,000.* ACCESS OUR ARCHIVE terior, seats rattle around—every piece seems loose. Clean engine with a few chrome pieces, sport muffler. Looks very tired. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $7,900. Purple with pink isn't exactly the hot color combination these days. A fresh repaint with a dirty interior is just the kind of thing that makes buyers at auction suddenly lose their bidder's paddles when the car crosses the block. #47-1998 MERCEDES-BENZ SLK 230 Convertible. SIN WDBKK47F6WF058882. Yellow/black and tan. LHD. Odo: 38,772 miles. Renntech engine kit, Brabus sports chassis, Brembo brakes. AMG side skirts. Automatic transmission. Chrome Lorinser 18" wheels. No discernible flaws. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $34,000. What a goot, and presumably hugely expensive, bunch of stuff to do to an SLK. (It's going to take a very, very special buyer who wants to pay up 50 OF CAR PROFILES. Upgrade to SCM GOLD and get your password today! since 1980. Very good interior smells awful. Radio delete. Paint flaking off door jambs, pretty good engine compartment. Repaint too glossy. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $9,870. I asked about why the interior smelled like mice, and the owner said "Well, I did find a couple of dead ones in it last year I should have asked him what he thought they died of A #2 if you can get rid of the smell—if so, well bought. #12-1970 FORD MUSTANG MACH 1 Coupe. SIN ORO5M138907. Blue with black stripe/black. LHD. Odo: 43,244 miles. 351 Cleveland, automatic. Excellent repaint with some rough edges around window trim and Sign up online at www.sportscarmarketcom or e-mail scmgold@sportscarmarket.com Sports Car Market

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Christie's - London, UK  CHRISTIE'S Christie's Jack Barclay showroom Nine Elms, London, UK March 24, 2003 Number of automotive lots:  Number of automotive lots sold.  Sale rate.  Sale total:  ruIJaII minim 26 16 62% S677,242 High sale: #107, 1972 Ford GT40 coupe, sold for $301,833, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium: 17.5% on the first $80,000, 10% thereafter (Included in prices of sold lots.) zik Report by Richard Hudson Market opinion in italics - A Evans lthough this latest Christie's fixture held at its regular Jack Barclay showroom venue—which is situated south of the river Thames in decidedly down-market Nine Elms—was another of the London office's market-presence-enforcing mini-auctions, at least there was one very serious collector-car result when the last "unbuilt" Ford GT40 changed hands for a most-impressive $301,833. Originally acquired in 1972 from P & M Racing Preparations of Chiswick, West London, as a lefthand drive Mk III chassis after the five other spare chassis had been sold off (one being used as a replacement for a damaged race car, the other four already built into complete cars), P11112 was progressively constructed, though never actually completed, as a lookalike Mk I racer. During the ensuing 30 years, many genuine GT40 components were collected, the front bodywork coming from 1002, the rear from 1069. A former James Young Coachbuilders employee crafted outer body sills, Mk III-style window frames and aluminum fuel tanks. Included with the rolling chassis, which was bodied and painted (though without interior items), were a likely-to-beex-Mustang 289-c.i. motor, a model-correct ZF five-speed box, Weber 48 IDA carbs and manifolds—so there was still an enormous amount to do to complete the project. Another historically interesting sports car was the one-owner 1936 London Olympia Show-exhibited Aston Martin 2-litre Speed Model, which, though looking decidedly tired cosmetically (and most probably mechanically, too), made the desired $47,964. The $25,827 raised by a very straight, rot-free and still fairly original 1970 Porsche 911 2.2S was also noteworthy on this side of the pond, especially for a targa-top with "dog-leg" gearbox, at that. A 1960 Corvette with hardtop, well reMarket Reports stored in the US pre-vendor acquisition in the late 1980s, sold for an above-guide-price $40,585. A pair of T-Birds, both with removable porthole tops, went to new homes, with $22,137 available for a 1956 car—an older restoration—and $14,758 for a 1957 car, repainted though not restored. A trio of reasonably presented 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 pillarless coupes all sold, too, for $11,069 apiece. While a widely traveled, obviously repainted 1978 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II with 59,608 miles was extremely cheap at $7,379, a 1932 20/25-hp Roller with Hooper limo coachwork and now nicely matured restoration from 1982 cost $33,206. Even at this level, however, it was the buy of the evening, while a 1970 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2, quite rare in RHD, really did deserve to have been bought for the $28,260 being sought; the high bid reached only $18,840. Several watercolors were offered in the automobilia portion of the sale, including four Gordon Horner works that netted $9,409 and two Raymond Groves paintings that brought in $3,690. Without the GT40 result, though, as well as a pair of Frederick Gordon Crosby paintings (not watercolors as incorrectly described in the catalog, but, unusually, both oils) which generated a mighty $55,343 and $44,274, this would have not been a particularly good payday for one of the major and oldest established players.—R.H.-E. LITOMOBILEflNANCIN RODS 0 SPORTS ANTIQUE CLASSIC EXOTICS 44VIUSC E 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 Auctions APPLY to be driving OPEN I DEALER INQUIRIES INVITED 6 DAYS A WEEK  June, 2003 APPLY ONLINE AT WVVVV.JJBEST.COM *5•440/, APR ON $100,000, 8 YEARS $1289.45 MONTHLY. SIMPLE INTEREST, NO PRE-PAYMENT PENALTY. CORRECT AT PRESS TIME. THIS AD HIGHLIGHTS ONE PROGRAM- DIFFERENT PROGRAMS AVAILABLE. 51

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Market Reports  ENGLISH #96-1932 ROLLS-ROYCE 20/25-HP Limousine. Body by Hooper. S/N GKT 34. Eng. #G 6 D. Brown over creme over brown/ fawn. RHD. Odo: 54,713 miles. Clearly well Odo: 1,980 miles. Six-cylinder, non-original Jaguar manual box with overdrive. Inappropriate color, overpainted, leather painted and crazed. Original log book. Known history, on road for most of its life. Original instruction manual and recent bills. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $7,536. / of 1,067 TD2 I chassis built between 1959 and 1962. Vastly over-reserved and, as presented, surely worth no more than $6,000. #112-1960 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM V Convertible Limousine. Body by James Young/Royle. S/N SAT 100. Eng. #PV 100A. Blue, red pinstripe/gray, blue piping. RHD. since. Microblistering on front fender tops, brightwork marked, front leather dirty, rear fabric marked. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $36,895. Nice early history—sold new to British Foreign Office, shipped directly to S. Africa for Her Majesty's Ambassador for the province. Correctly priced, even though $10,000 less than lower estimate. restored 1982, paint still quite good. Some microblistering on hood and scuttle top, chrome good, front leather dirty and marked. Rear cloth good, springs gaitered. Folding luggage rack with leather straps. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $33,206. Quality coachbuilt, still in good shape and, when landed for onlyjust above lower estimate price, good value, too, for a car whose full history is known since being ordered in April 1932. Just don't be in a hurry to get anywhere. #115-1936 ASTON MARTIN 2.0 SPEED MODEL 2/4-Seater Roadster. Body by E. Bertelli. S/N K6/706/U. Eng. #K6/706/U. Red/ black. RHD. Odo: 7,251 miles. London Olympia Show car. Some basic mechanical refurbishment, very old repaint, chrome and interior #114-1963 JAGUAR MK II 2.4 Sports Sedan. S/N 115555 DN. Eng. #BH 9834-8. Opalescent dark blue/gray. RHD. Odo: 67,756 miles. 2.4-liter six-cylinder, twin overhead Christie's - London, UK Odo: 9,774 miles. Extraordinary inlays to walnut dash and rear cocktail cabinet early 1980s, full convertible conversion with retracting Bposts by Royle mid-'80s. Unused in recent years. Fair paint, starring around rear cockpit top, seats much sat-in, chrome okay. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $117,750. Curious one-off requiring full refurb. Certainly over-reserved, difficult to value, but bid didn't seem insulting. The pool of potential buyers here is certainly quite small. #109-1960 TRIUMPH TR3A WORKS RALLY REPLICA Roadster. S/N TS71287. Eng. #TS31474E. Apple green/creme, black piping. RHD. Odo: 800 miles. Restored to works rally team car spec-2138-cc motor, cam, four-speed with overdrive. Stored outside in recent years, very distressed, paint scabby, apparently solid underneath. Original leather cracked. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $1,845. 2.4-L model least desirable of the Mk Hs. This was more than enough for no-reserve 2.4 Jag project—the cost of the interior refirrb will make the wood and leather suppliers and craftsmen very happy. indeed. #93-1967 LOTUS ELAN SPRINT S3 poor. Original instruments intact, period wind deflectors on windshield sides. Original seats replaced, but one was stored and goes with car. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $47,964. 22 Speed Models were built, of which 19 survive; 11 of those are A Types, like this one. Really rare, great history, in need of total cosmetic makeover Correctly valued. #94-1959 ALVIS TD21 Two-Door Sports Sedan. Body by Park Ward. S/N 26152. Eng #26152. Metallic blue/creme leather. RHD Coupe. S/N 36/7352. Red over white, gold fenders/black. RHD. Odo: 51,764 miles. Some recent work to chassis and twin-cam motor overdrive, front discs. Paint very good, trim good. Moto Lita steering wheel, genuine Lucas swivel roof light, stoneguards on headlamps, Lucas foglamp for speedy reversing, chrome luggage rack. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $17,270. Rather specialized, replica rather than genuine works car $23,550 lower estimate price over-ambitious, but probably worth $20,000. #100-1962 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM V Limousine. Body by Park Ward. S/N 5 CG71. Eng. #PV 35C. Dusk gray over garnet/brown and fawn. RHD. Odo: 71,936 miles. V8, Hydramatic automatic. Once served British Foreign Office in South Africa. All rear windows smoke-glazed, color changed 52  claimed. Paint fair with stone chips, minimalist brightwork poor. Three-ear spinners need replating, interior rather shabby. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $10,145. After earlier Elans put on weight with creature comforts, Tony Rudd was asked to find more power from the engine. He did with this engine, providing 0-60 in seven seconds. Sound enough example in need of cosmetic revival. Correctly valued. #107-1972 FORD GT40 MK III Coupe. Body by Ford Advanced Vehicles. S/N GT40 Sports Car Market

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Christie's -London,UK  new hood fabric, top cover grubby. Cobra alarm. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $73,790. Invoices totaling over $47,100 are on file for post-upgrade maintenance. Just under estimate valuation accepted for much-changed open Aston. #103-1987 LOLA T87/00 CART SingleSeat Racer. White, blue decals/black. 2.65liter, 670-bhp turbocharged V8, transverse P11112. GP White, Opel Gelboranje. RHD. Claimed to be last "unbuilt" genuine GT40 chassis. Originally acquired as LHD Mk III, then part built as RHD Mk I racer. Authentic paint, orange peely rear. Original-looking leather steering wheel. 289-c.i. motor and ZF 5-speed supplied out of car. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $301,833. Near top-estimate money was quite extraordinary for GT40 project that was never completed—though it came with many parts to do so now—in period. Not much less than the $318,600 and $347,760 made by two complete cars at B-J Scottsdale this year. #91-1978 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW H Sedan. S/N SRH 34286. Eng. #34286. Green/green. RHD. Odo: 59,608 miles. Previously owned in London, Dublin Market Reports very good, brightwork excellent, leather very slightly grubby. Electric heated seats, ABS. Cond: I-. NOT SOLD AT $47,100. Nobody wanted to offer the $55,000 required for this one-owner low-mileage car; color combo may have put folks off FRENCH #113-1909 RENAULT 8-HP AX TWOSEATER Tourer. Eng. #3974. Black. RHD. Acquired 30 years ago for restoration, never completed; now scabby and rusty panels, some restoration to doors, no trim. Cracked itiallirlIlle%  F-- ::-. five-speed sequential. Very average cosmetics, as campaigned at Tamiami Park, Miami, 1987, and by Genoa Racing 1990. Unused since. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $23,550. Nobody wanted this one here, certainly not for anywhere near the $33,000 being sought. Another situation where the question is, "What do you do with it?" #97-1989 ROLLS-ROYCE CORNICHE II Convertible. S/N KCH 29178. Eng. #29178. Nutmeg, golf pinstripe/magnolia. RHD. Odo: 23,414 miles. Claimed to be genuine mileage from new. Still-original paint • tiliN i 111111 windshield, some mechanical items missing. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $8,635. Could have been a cheaply landed project with VCC Class 4 event-eligible future. But most experienced collectors are very wary of unfinished projects. It only takes one missing box of bits to make everything a nightmare. GERMAN and Tokyo. Relatively recent repaint obvious, evidence of masking, brightwork marked, original leather dry and cracked. Engine bay unloved. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $7,379. Average- or below-average-condition Silver Shadows get cheaper and cheaper and cheaper ... and the costs of rehab get greater and greater and greater #101-1983 ASTON MARTIN V8 VOLANTE Convertible. S/N COR 15301. Eng. #V580 5301. Metallic green/beige, dark green piping. RHD. Odo: 24,476 km. 400-bhp V8, #108-1958 MERCEDES-BENZ 190SL Roadster. S/N 1210428500792. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 42,659 miles. Ex-Japan, since when in receipt of non-M-B over-thick repaint. Chrome good, interior fair, nice engine bay presentation. Modern radio-cassette nasty. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $23,550. Presumably because infeApologize zy mill may be out of your reach fuel injection, five-speed. Vantage-spec upgrade carried out by works, later valence, smaller diameter steering wheel. Paint very good, front fender marked. Connollised leather slightly soiled, June, 2003  While our brilliant shine, exacting quality standards and customer satisfaction are world renown you may not be able to find the zymol your car needs Not to worry. All of the products. instructions and Authorized Reseller locations are available OnLine and on CD-ROM. So your zymol is simply a login or telephone call away. zymol may be a reach but  car deserve it! and your .2003 zymol Enterprises Inc www zymol com 1-800-999-5563 zymol 53

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Market Reports  Christie's - London, UK than one punter wanted to buy, one of them paid $4,700 over top estimate. 190SLs are funny that way—they are often bought for emotional reasons without regard to condition. more than #104-1964 MERCEDES-BENZ 2205E Sedan. S/N 111.014.22-058362. Eng. #111.014.22 007677. Dark blue/gray. RHD. Odo: 35,750 miles. Six cylinders in line, fourspeed automatic. Mileage almost certainly need of refurb. All original interior still good. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $25,827. Delightfully period color, great condition, high price—especially for targa-top left-hooker, albeit an S. These early 911s continue to be strong, perhaps as enthusiasts gravitate towards their pure sporting character. #110-1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 280 SE 3.5 Pillarless Coupe. S/N 111.026-23001511. Eng. #116.980-12-001316. Metallic green/gray and green fabric. LHD. Odo: 44,955 km. Thick repaint fair, evidence of Eng. #116.989-12-002407. Red/magnolia velour. LHD. Odo: 48,674 km. Repaint good, brightwork very good. Windshield corner milky, interior slightly grubby, engine bay suggests mechanical refurb. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $11,069. And no surprises here either. ITALIAN #116-1970 FERRARI 365 CT 2+2 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 13535. Eng. #13535. Dark blue/tan. RHD. Odo: 83,692 miles. Older repaint good, slight dent genuine. Claimed-to-be-original paint still unmarked, brightwork excellent, rear side window fabric draft-proofer frayed. Trunk rubber seal crumbly, kick marks to driver's-door trim. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $12,560. Deserved to sell, maybe really only worth $9,500 or so. Still, high bid was just below low estimate. No matter how nice, it was still just a 40-year-old four-door sedan. #95-1965 MERCEDES-BENZ 230 SL Roadster. S/N 11304222010945. Eng. #11304222010945. Olde English White/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 95,962 miles. 250 SL engine (six cylinders, Bosch fuel injection, au- .',.111111ILLII I;  • - masking, brightwork dull and pitted. Original front seats, highly polished armrests, rear seat covers, good wood. Underneath appears original and commensurate with age. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $11,069. One of three almost identical 280 SE 3.5 pillarless coupes to sell here, all for same money, too, which therefore has to be the definitive current value. Handsome cars, but will never be worth very much. #117-1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 280 SE 3.5 Pillarless Coupe. S/N 111.026-12000325. Eng. #116.980-12-000 232. Black/ gray velour. LHD. Odo: 45,144 km. V8, au tomatic. Obvious repaint with some bubbling on nose, brightwork polish-scratched. Pitting to rear bumper, rear lamp chrome flaking, cracked windshield. Leather all original, though heavily crazed. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $18,840. Even in current condition, should have sold for the $28,000 sought. RHD 365 GTs are rare. #106-1980 ALFA ROMEO 2000 VELOCE Spider. Body by Pininfarina. S/N AR 115 38 2469607. White/black. LHD. Odo: tomatic) fitted during post-1987 restoration. Obvious repaint now poor, driver's side front fender top bumpy, chrome marked, non-MB retrim saggy. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $13,345. As painted/trimmed, was only worth around high bid, and not the $18,800 sought by the vendor #98-1970 PORSCHE 911 2.2S Targa. SN 9110310442. Eng. #6301624. Blood orange/ black. LHD. Odo: 61,606 km. 2.2-liter sixcylinder, DOHC engine, five-speed. Older repaint good, very sound panels. Targa aluminum unmarked, horn grilles pitted, Fuchs in 54  brightwork pitted, original velour only minor wear. Engine bay shabby. Modern stereo system, aftermarket A/C, original-looking sunroof. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $11,069. Another coupe, another $11,000 selling price. No surprises here. #99-1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 280 SE 3.5 Pillarless Coupe. S/N 111.026-12-002480. Sports Car Market 68,000 km. Mainly one Swiss lady owner. Sills renewed 2002, thick repaint fair, Perspex headlamp covers intact, fenders poor. Windshield blade-marked, new top fabric, flat storage area instead of occasional rear seats. Campagnolos in need of repaint. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $8,635. Not quite sharp enough to raise the $11,000 required. Based on a 1954 suspension and drivetrain design, these poor old dogs aren't aging very well. Not a terrific color, either Bid should have been enough, though.

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Christie's - London, UK  AMERICAN #105-1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD Convertible. S/N P6FH 293352. Green/green and white. LHD. Odo: 3,353 miles. 272-c.i. V8, Ford-O-Matic three-speed. Older restoration. Large scar on driver's door and chips Market Reports only fair, interior very good. Instrument binnacles sharp, whitewalls dirty, top fabric marked. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $40,585. $9,000 over top-estimate valuation, but worth it if it runs as well as it looks. Early 'Vettes are rare in Europe and create a commotion wherever thei. appear. And Ive aren't so picky about numbersmatching issucs.• Not run lately. Original handbook. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $14,758. Within guide price band valuation. And would seem, at $8,000 less, a much smarter buy than the '56. behind headlamp nacelles, paint marked by hardtop, chrome excellent. Slight foxing to seat squabs, no soft top, some engine parts missing. Jack included. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $22,137. Considering non-running condition, mid-estimate result was surprising. You can buy average cars that are ready for a weekend cruise-in for this much in the US. "Some engine parts missing"? Oh dear #92-1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD Convertible. S/N D7FH 306455. Yellow/black and white. LHD. Odo: 53,836 miles. 312-c.i. V8, Ford-O-Matic three-speed. Never fully restored, touched-in paint only fair, rusting chips behind headlamp nacelles. Hardtop marks, chrome good, trim dirty, no soft top. #111-1960 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Roadster. S/N 00867 S10 7857. Red/red. LHD. Odo: 32,384 miles. Vendor acquired late '80s ready-restored. Later-spec 283-c. I. V8 (auto) fitted at some stage. Red repaint still good apart from hardtop marks, white coves Upgrading to SCM GOLD may cause your keyboard to sizzle. WARNING: Dear Car Collector, Your Gold Password is scm0123 Volume 3, Number 18 Mecum Auctions will hold its first auction in Augusta, GA. It will be held near the Au gusta National Golf Club on the weekend of the Masters Golf Tournament, April 11-12. The auction features a 1927 Bentley 4.5 Liter t Vanden Plas Tourer, a 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Conve 1963 Chevrolet Corvette. As an SCM GOLD member you will receive exclusive e-mails giving you nearinstant auction results. Sign up today and start getting the inside information you need, sent so fast it may cause your computer to smoke like a two-stroke Saab! vvww.sportscarmarket.com wr_ ROLLS-ROYCE (24A CENTURY OF ELEGANCE CIEVL, RA 0 EGA L V L D AT F  1 CE" E . NEW ROLLS-ROYCE EXHIBIT TO BE UNVEILED AT THE ANNUAL GALA THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2003 olls-Royce. The name alone has becorii ,, 5yriuriyi nous with luxury, elegance, style, performance and exquisite automotive craftsmanship Open to the public on June 20, "Rolls-Royce A Century of Elegance" rolls into the Petersen Automotive Museum with all of the pomp and circumstance befitting the name Here's your once-in-a-lifetime chance to view magnificent luxury automobiles in one spectacular display. See them now before they're returned to automotive history. For Gala information call (323) 964-6366. GE=IIED Where every car tells its own story and every story has a place in automotive history. PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM -1_(› s Arqc, IL LES ,  LI I, C)IiN IA 6060 Wilshire Blvd. at Fairfax Los Angeles, CA 90036 -(323) 930-CARS www.petersen.org Open Tuesday-Sunday & Holiday Mondays, 10am-6pm The Petersen Automotive Museum is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization June, 2003 55

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Market Reports  de4klit_ Barrett-Jackson West Palm Beach, Florida April 11-13, 2003 Auctioneers:....Tom "Spanky" Assiter and Mark Gellman Number of automotive lots.  Number of automotive lots sold:  Sale rate.  Sale total:  263 159 60% $5,583,502 High sale: #181, 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing, sold for $214,920, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium: 8% (Included in prices of sold lots.) A B , Report by Dave Kinney Market opinions in italics arrett-Jackson has established a significant beachhead in what is shaping up to be the biggest growth comer in the auction market—Florida. Just a few years back it seemed that there was a collector car auction every winter and spring weekend somewhere in Florida, and most of them were under the Kruse banner. With the eBay purchase of Kruse, there was some pullback in events, creating an opportunity. Interesting sales included a 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300SL roadster for $153,360, a 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air convertible for top money at $82,080 and a 1965 Corvette convertible with a 396/425-hp motor for just $36,180. If later-model cars pique your interest, a 1996 Bentley Azure for $165,240 might have filled a hole in your garage. Of 13 Ferraris on offer, only two found a new home: a 1997 F355 Spyder for $99,360 and a 1998 355 F-1 Spyder for $113,000. Craig Jackson's vision is clearly to replicate his Scottsdale event, by finding an upscale, classy location smack in the middle of an area with terrific demographics. With his good sale rate, excellent attendance, numerous vendor booths and long-term agreement with the Expo Center management, he's off to a very strong start.—D.K. ly, no matter how large or small they might be. Dealers that did enter cars were pleased by the prices that were made, and some that that had sat on their inventory and watched the event from the outside commented that they would be back next year, with cars to run across the block. Success does that to an event. ENGLISH The inaugural Barrett-Jackson event, held this year near the tail end of the Florida "season", was a success by any measure. For a first-time effort, the 60% sales rate is good, and the near-$6,000,000 in sales is even better. Held in the fairgrounds and Expo Center in what could best be called West West Palm Beach, the fully air-conditioned facility is well suited to being an auction venue, with plenty of room for the cars, the multiple vendors and the auction goers. More importantly for Barrett-Jackson, there is plenty of room to expand. Their sponsors were well-served as well. Chrysler set up an area were clients could drive cars, and it is reported that there were literally thousands of test-drives taken over the weekend. #423-1953 BENTLEY R-TYPE "CONTINENTAL" Coupe. Body by Freestone & Webb. S/N 8416S. Silver/gray leather. RHD. Odo: 55,520 miles. Without a doubt, one of the most tired examples of a Bentley seen in years. Very poor paint, plenty of popping and dents, Barrett-Jackson - West Palm Beach, FL steel body in 1990, "original engine. - Strangely, items like the windshield housing seem to have been lifted from one body to the other with no upgrades, as gaskets are brittle and chrome weak. Very nice paint, redone interior. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $7,560. A bargain buy as the sins noted are easy fixes. With a trip through a Moss catalog and perhaps a weekend of work, a fully restored #2-condition car; worth $12,500 or more, could be had. #455-1962 JAGUAR XICE Convertible. S/N 876575. British Racing Green/biscuit leather. LHD. Odo: 3,384 miles. Very complete and professional photo-documented restoration of former Bondoed and rusted example—just a few ticks off of fresh. Still, show potential or a great driver. AM/FM cassette, light scratches on wood steering wheel. Excellent fit and finish. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $42,000. Very good colors, and the miles were just where I would want to see them on a car at auction— those first 3,000+ miles cost the restorer dearly, and allowed time for the run-in problems to be fixed. Bid price was fair, should have been close to a sale. #252-1964 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL Coupe. Body by Mulliner Park Ward. S/N BC48LXC. Silver over blue/blue and gray leather. LHD. Odo: 95,237 miles. Converted from Bentley to Rolls grille, hubcaps, tach and speedo graphics. Metallic paint is fresh; balance of car, said to have been restored in the mid-'80s, is tired. Blind quarter windows done with vinyl outside and cloth inside— There was some grumbling from some South Florida locals about the not-closeto-anything location of the Expo Center. However, I am reminded that until the rapid growth of Scottsdale in the past few years, the same could have been said about Barrett-Jackson's Scottsdale location. In any event, the Expo Center is easy to find, served by multi-lane access roads, and has acres of parking. Some local dealers expressed surprise that Barrett-Jackson held firm on its published entry fees, as they are used to getting a break from some auction companies for multiple entries. Barrett-Jackson's position is that they try to treat all consignors equal- 56  original interior is poor but complete. Some wood is cracked, most chrome is poor. Cond: 5-. SOLD AT $11,340. A shame about the condition, as this is (was) a very pretty car Short of a total restoration, not a lot left to do here. I'd like to hear more about the "Continental" claim, however. #411 1960 AUSTIN-HEALEY BUGEYE - SPRITE Convertible. S/N 48802. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 87,713 miles. All new looks bad. Cond: 5+. SOLD AT $16,200. Only a $60,000 restoration away from being a $60,000 car Sold at B-J 2000 for $17,490, no-sale at Kruse Scottsdale 1/97 at $24,000. Well, its value is holding up better than Global Crossing stock. And that's all! have to say #182-1980 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER WRAITH Sedan. S/N LRL41476. Gold over black sides/nonmetallic gold leather, black piping. LHD. Odo: 8,626 miles. V8, auto. A very nice, low-miles Rolls. Some scratches and door ding or two, one emblem missing on Sports Car Market

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Market Reports  GERMAN #188-1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 300S Cabriolet. SIN 188920550009. Burgundy/ dark tan, burgundy piping. LHD. Odo: 5,501 km. Restored by Kienle in Germany, report- Barrett-Jackson - West Palm Beach, FL marred by some spots and runs. Hood fit off. Square weave carpets. Shiny chrome has some signs of poor prep. Lots of little sins like older windshield rubbers, a sure sign of a shortcut on restoration. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $39,420. A bit pricey in this shape. If the balance of the restoration was well executed, then within the range of reasonable. New owner surrounded car with parking cones and "don't touch" signs. Pride of ownership? hubcap. Tiny areas of buff-through. Very good leather with very light wear, excellent wood and chrome. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $42,660. This spi& color combination only looks good when perfect. Huge money for what is a nice, but by no means perfect, car I've seen others, nearly as nice, sell for about half this amount. #239-1987 ROLLS-ROYCE CORNICHE II Convertible. S/N SCAZD42AOHCX16861. Red/white leather, red piping. LHD. Odo: 67,921 miles. V8, automatic. Repainted 1995, #183-1958 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Roadster. S/N 8500102. Red/saddle leather. LHD. Odo: 42,019 miles. Poor paint on hubcaps. Very nice paint elsewhere, chrome is very good, some scratching on front bumper. edly at cost of $225,000. Ten-year-old restoration, US delivery car when new. Excellent paint, wood and chrome. Despite 10 years passing, holding up incredibly well. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $175,000. No sale, but a great lesson to learn here. Excellent quality restorations hold up better than ones where corners were cut or cheaper parts were used. Bid price should have been enough. #108-1957 BMW ISETTA One-Door Coupe. S/N 507760. Red/red cloth. LHD. Odo: 22,602 miles. Sunroof, four wheels (some models have three). Much better than the usual restored-for-auction cars. Very nice Interior fresh and well-fitted. Paint bubbles under right rear of back bumper, some overspray. $175k no-sale at B-J Scottsdale 2003. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $153,360. Engine bay incorrectly painted. I don't love the car, but the price was fair enough. The wide whitewalls spoil the entire effect. However, it 's a decent car Lots of heavy detailing and some decent rubber will make everything click. seats redyed. Slight cracking to console wood. Good chrome with some light scratches. A reworked driver in look-at-me colors. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $46,440. Well bought, a used-car driver for cheap money. Most of the Corniche cars seemed to have ended up in South Florida and LA; the best selection is found there today. Your choice of colors and miles are still available, so choose wisely. #427-1996 BENTLEY AZURE Convert- ible. S/N SCBZK 1 4COTCX53688. British Racing Green/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 23,784 miles. Some redye work to leather. Light scratches in otherwise excellent paintwork, #15-1990 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SL Convertible. S/N WDBFA61E3LF013586. White/tan leather. LHD. Electronic odometer. Plenty of use and wear evident. Good paint, paint, good interior. Rubber gaskets appear to be fresh, as do interior fitments. US big-headlight model, incorrect plaid seat covers. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $16,416. A nice example, a bit pricey, but no real harm done. The Isettas have settled down in the $10,000+ price range for decent cars. Paying more to get more, like here, is a good practice; this was bought under restoration costs. #52-1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 220S Cab- riolet. S/N 18003027510766. Light blue, white/white leather. LHD. Odo: 9,796 miles. Some chrome trim is flattened, very nice paint irqa -. 58  will buff out. Arrow-straight sides marred by one simple door ding. Excellent wood. Small crack in right taillight. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $165,240. A market-correct retail price on a late-model Bentley convertible in what is arguably the best colors, soft top aside. While I'd insist on a tan top on this color combo, 1 don't think I would kick it out of my garage for that reason alone. -w ding in passenger door. Top appears original; has fade and some bare spots, and two cracks in rear Polyglas windows. Interior shows wear, as well. Required 500 SL badge to rear—the poseur's upgrade. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $11,556. A good buy for an end user if the mechanical side checks out. A 1990 300 SL is as cheap as it gets for this still contemporary-looking body style. But watch out when the climate control starts to go bad. It's home-equity loan time. IRISH #421-198I DELOREAN DMC 12 Gullwing Coupe. S/N SCEDT26T1BD000614. Silver (stainless steel)/black leather. LHD. Odo: 5,159 miles. Auto. Some scratches to stainless finish, an easy detailing fix. Original- Sports Car Market

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Barrett-Jackson - West Palm Beach, FL  ple betters many West-Coast examples seen recently, and sold for less. Well done. #177-1967 FERRARI DAYTONA PROTOTYPE Spyder. S/N 11929. Red/biscuit. LHD. Odo: 27,296 km. Reportedly an official factory prototype, given by Enzo to Brazilian driver Arturo Mezzario, who had it cut into a Market Reports Espada, which attends more Florida auctions that! do, will certainly qualify. I thought it was fully priced at Amelia, and the market appears to agree with me. #187-1997 FERRARI F355 Spyder. S/N ZFFXR48A8V0107072. Red/saddle leather. • opur  4- "rfe •", - style Goodyear NCT tires, good glass. Driver's seat has repaired lump, otherwise appears to have more wear than miles would indicate. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $18,576. DeLoreans do not wear well if not looked after intensively, so miles may be correct. Strong price, especially for an automatic, but no longer unusual, as these seem to be climbing at auction. ITALIAN #16-1957 FIAT JOLLY Beachcomb- er. Body by Ghia. S/N 075907. Peach and white/wicker seats. LHD. Odo: 13,717 miles. Rare US edition. Very nice patina, well-done Spyder. A/C, Nardi wood steering wheel, Borrani wires, pop-up headlights, no radio. Good paint and chrome. Gasket issues, seats show wear. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $150,000. Way more information needed here, please. Very early serial number seems plausible, but let's see some factory documentation or photos before raising the paddle. Is it 2+2 becomes Daytona becomes gift becomes Spyder? Whew! #146-1973 LAMBORGHINI ESPADA SERIES III Coupe. S/N 9332. Dark blue/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 64,266 miles. 350-hp V12, five-speed. Ex-Nicolas Cage. Now becoming an auction queen with many appearances in the past year-plus. Very nice paint, interior shows LHD. Odo: 31,280 miles. Decent car, shows less wear than mileage indicates. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $99,360. All the money for what is, for a Ferrari, a high-mileage car The 355 is the bargain of the late-model Ferrari world. Much better than the 348, less than half the price of a 360 Modena. #452-2001 QVALE MANGUSTA Convertible. S/N AF4AH01G91M000222. Yellow/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 209 miles. 4.6liter engine, Saleen Supercharger. Owner says one of three Tommy Bahama Edition cars with T.B. logos on seats and trunk lid. Balance of four-year warranty. Dirty steering wheel and scratches on gear shift knob are only visible flaws. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $47,500. Is that a yawn I see? The Mangusta burst on the pinstriping, good wicker shows good patina. Good chrome, fresh carpeting and rubber mats. Lots of paint fade, but overall still quite serviceable. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $15,444. A good buy on a car that seems to sell only on the auction block. This well-presented exam- some wear. Small defects on very good mags, decent tires. Sold for $32,450 at RM Amelia 3/02. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $34,000. Does Intercity offer frequent-trailer miles? If so, this ww classicshowcase.com 01-0*f 4...3 .4,_ --. "Get the whole story of Exotic Car Transport, visit us on the Worldwide Web" 1-800-766-8797 www.exoticcartransport.corn ..  .  _  "Offering a Fine Selection of Classic European Vehicles World Class Restoration Facility, Guaranteed Show Winners" Sales Dept: 760-747-3188 • Buying/Restoring: 760-747-9947 • Fax: 760-747-4021 Classic Showcase San Marcos. CA 92069-3028 USA • management4classicshowcase.com June, 2003 Nationwide Transport of Exotic, Vintage and Luxury Automobiles Indoor Storage Available 59 ..._ Exotic Car Transport ORLANDO FLORIDA . Open and Enclosed Carrier Service! ..,

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Market Reports  red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 3,550 miles. Two-time NCRS Top Flight Award winner, AACA Senior Badge, 1991. A very correct and goodlooking example; no significant flaws found. Paint, interior and chrome all very good to excellent. Usual (but correct) big gaps on doors, Barrett-Jackson - West Palm Beach, FL for ringing the bell on 1957 Chevys in Scottsdale; the tradition continues in Florida. #209-1958 CHEVROLET IMPALA Convertible. S/N F58L169344. Blue/blue and silver vinyl. LHD. Odo: 37,099 miles. 348-c.i. V8, auto. Power steering, dual exhaust, TrPower, push-button radio, dual mirrors, dual .s( clic, went up like a firework and quickly fell to earth with a new owner and a new name (MG, X80). It will match your favorite shirt; beyond that, it's a limited edition of a limitedproduction car. ,4MERICAN #122-1919 FORD DAYTONA Speedster. S/N N/A. Black/black vinyl. LHD. No-reserve car. Home-quality restoration, very good paint, now with a few chips. Four-cylinder engine, manual. Painted red wire wheels. No informa- hood and trunk. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $64,800. Fully priced; however you generally don't go wrong buying a nice car for good money. 2003 is the 50th anniversary of the Corvette; where is that huge bounce so many buyers have been waiting for? #227-1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD Convertible. S/N P6FH283387. White/black and antennas. Continental kit, fender skirts, power top and more. Very nice paint, most chrome very good or better, very nice, fresh interior. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $64,260. The 1958 Chevrolet was the unloved stepchild that came after the ever-popular '55 through '57 Chevys. Now this one-year-only body style brings huge dollars. Fully priced, but a good buy for an end user #5-1962 RAMBLER AMERICAN Convertible. S/N B498862. White/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 88,905 miles. Reported 10-year-old restoration. Padded dash, AM radio, scrungy interior needs more than cleaning could do. tion present to determine history, when built, who raced it (if anyone). Cond: 2. SOLD AT $21,600. Race cars out of context (without historical information) are a tough sell, as re-created versions of period-correct cars abound from board track to NA SCAR. That said, perhaps the buyer was able to find out more information than I. #160.2-1954 BUICK SKYLARK Convertible. S/N A1046137. Light green/two-tone green. LHD. Odo: 97,231 miles. V8, automatic. Still has original interior, looks good but not sharp. Light pitting to some chrome. Touch-up chips to paint but still looks good. A museum white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 21,903 miles. 312c.i. V8, auto. A/C, tinted glass, power steering and brakes, Continental kit, Town & Country radio. Excellent paint, some weak chrome in both interior and exterior. A very nice driver or local-show contender. No national-show potential. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $44,820. A very surprising result here—I would have expected perhaps $10,000 less. Are we going to see Barrett-Jackson/Scottsdale above-market types of numbers at its West Palm Beach sale? People are willing to pay for immediate gratification. #484-1957 CHEVROLET BEL AIR Convertible. S/N VC57T298124. Light blue/blue and white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 5 miles. V8, automatic. AM Wonderbar radio, power win- Vinyl top has repairs. Faded, dull paint. Chrome is pitted and scratched. Window fit is an issue. most likely one of many sources of leaks. Cond: 5+. SOLD AT $3,348. For a beater beach car with a top that goes down, you could do worse. A number of these early 1960s Ramblers are showing up at auction lately. At these prices, they are less than the commissions paid on the average sale here. A fair value for the money. #438-1963 FORD THUNDERBIRD Sports Roadster. S/N 3Y89Z131491. Red/ black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 95,746 miles. V8, auto. Power windows and top, swing-away steering wheel, AM radio, no A/C. Good paint car, being sold to rebalance collection toward muscle cars. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $46,980. "Museum Car" can be scary words to those in the know, as it might just mean no use with every seal dried up and each rubber part about to turn to dust. This one ran and looked good; totally correct market price here. #151.1-1954 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. S/N E545004447. Polo white/ 60 dows, brakes and top. Fuel injection, spinner hubcaps, single rear-mount antenna. Fully and freshly restored, very good door fit, new throughout. Cond: I. SOLD AT $82,080. More top-of-the-market Barrett-Jackson prices on a fresh-from-the-restoration-shop, better-than-they-built- 'em example. B-J is famous Sports Car Market

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Barrett-Jackson - West Palm Beach, FL with light fading. Interior appears original with good patina. Some chrome issues. Museum stored past 17 years. Period Kelsey-Hayes wire wheels. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $26,676. The Sports Roadster had a fiberglass tonneau (effectively making it a two-seater), a grab-bar handle on the dash and more. Few were built in '62/ '63, more exist today. Fair price but not a bargain; both parties can claim victory here. #112-1965 EXCALIBUR ROADSTER. S/N RHN401849132. Dark green/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 13,158 miles. V8, auto. Missing Excalibur badge on passenger side, incorrect headlights and taillights. Wooden dash is window chrome is poor, signs of some shortcuts abound. Rallye wheels. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $46,980. Documentation is everything with GT0s, as they are so easily created out of Tempests. A high price, but these handsome cars have been appreciating for the past five years. #435-1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 396/425 Convertible. S/N 194675S107997. 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Most money seems to be heading for this two-passenger roadster model as opposed to the four-place Phaeton. The four-speed versions bring more. Close to full price with these alterations. #214-1965 PONTIAC GTO Convertible. S/N 237675P293987. Medium blue/white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 85,976 miles. 389-c.i. V8, auto. Pontiac Historical Society documentation as a true GTO. Very good paint and interior. Despite frame-up restoration claim, vent Insurance for Classic Cars Costs Less Than You Think! SAMPLE QUOTE 1971 Porsche 911E Insured Value $25,000 Liability. $300,000 Annual Premium. $209 CB A1107/3/5; '(as builtfor up and coming driver Rodney Nuckey ibr the 1953 Grand PriV World Championship. Remarkable successes included 3'd overall at Syracuse and lop ten finishes at Nurbiagring and at Avus. With a subsequent victoria/the 1954 Helsinki Fl Grand Prix and numerous Formula Libre, Fl and F2 top three finishes, its history continual in Australia until returning to the historic racing scene in The early 1970s. Its present owner has enjoyed much international success, including podium finishes at the Goodwood Rana' ant/the Monaco Hislorique Possibly the finest Cooper Bristol in existence and offered complete with comprehensive history file and spares. AM/FM freshly restored. 2,000 miles on fresh rebuild. MSD ignition. Very nice paint, some fiberglass problems under passenger fender. Front bumper has bumps, pitting and scratches. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $36,180. Motor combination was a one-year-only option in 1965. 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Market Reports  #120-1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS Convertible. SIN I23679N66426. Fathom green/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 48,049 miles. 350-c.i., 300-hp V8, 4-speed. Hood stripes, redline tires, full console. Power steering and 'a" ENIIILtT —411112 - /.4. 0 Now ......, 11* brakes, motor said to be correct-date coded. In tenor color changed from green in "Group Up" restoration. Very good paint and chrome; close to being a 2-. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $27,000. "Ground-up" became "group up," one of many misstated and misspelled car cards at Palm Beach. A little on the high side for equipment and condition. Comoros seem to have some upward movement of late, this one is still ahead of the market. #424-1971 PLYMOUTH SCAMP Coupe. S/N VH23C1R271860. Sassy Grass Green/ white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 66,894 miles. 383c.i. V8, 4-speed. Air grabber hood, Hurst pistol grip shifter. Auto Meter tach, JVC AM/FM Poor quality fit, poor gaps. Some chrome is poor, most good or better. Nasty chrome Spider mags. Bulbous front end looks like the offspring of an Excalibur meets Bugeye Sprite liaison. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $14,500. "Chevrolet 'Corvorado 'James Bond" As seen in a 007 movie, owner says this is one of two such treasures built. Unusual, to say the least; a pimpmobile in the finest of traditions. If you own it—then? #434-1988 AVANTI LSC Coupe. SIN 12AAV3222J1000254. Silver/red leather. LHD. Odo: 58,411 miles. V8, auto. Fair to good quality repaint over factory wavy fiber- ,......md -. -..." • 0 -.1•0 #242-1973  CHEVROLET  COR- VETTE CUSTOM T-Top Coupe. S/N 1Z37J3S422365. Red and white/red leather. LHD. Odo: 21,456 miles. V8, automatic. A Corvette with a total Eldorado-style body. -.A11111111111111%__.... 1;oumm detail up but could have some sun fade, dings to front bumper rub strip. Smells of smoke in the interior, the tobacco kind, not the electrical kind. A used car at a classic car auction. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $11,340. Fully priced for this third-year-of-production example. The collectors are scarfing up the final year of production, 1993, with the more desirable Northstar motor and additional refinements. #113-1990 BUICK REATTA Convert- ible. S/N 1G4EC33C9LB905944. Maui blue/ white leather. LHD. Odo: 49,600 miles. 3.8liter V6. Full power. Owned by a Buick dealer and used as his personal driver, never titled until March 2003. Excellent paint, chrome; light wear to driver's seat. Molded trim on front bumper loose, no other flaws found. Owner's portfolio, unused. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $11,722. Be the first owner of this Buick; Barrett-Jackson - West Palm Beach, FL cassette, power steering and brakes, Rallye wheels. Lots of performance mods, hot rod show wins. Very clean throughout; excellent paint, chrome, interior. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $22,140. Very, very clean, but a modified car that will eventually be worth more when new owner lets it find its way back to all-stock condition. The rub is that it will be hard (read expensive) to put it back. 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  62 email: stephanie@wtpdx.com  700 NE Multnomah, #478 Portland OR 97232 World Travel Inc. glass panels; some chipping. Clean underhood. Interior holding up nicely, with good wood, light wear to leather but poor carpets, washed one time too many. Totally lacking sparkle. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $9,720. The LSC was the stretch version, built on an El Camino chassis. A tiny bit of a bargain, but mostly a forgettable price on a forgettable version of the Avanti. #10-1989 CADILLAC ALLANTE Convertible. S/N 1G6VR3184KU102093. Pearl white/red leather. LHD. Odo: 41,000 miles. V8, automatic. Paint has lost its luster, might HALEY The MOTORSPORTS Collection just try to get the warranty work done, however Price seems just at retail to me, so both seller and buyer did well. #129-1995 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. S/N 161YY32P8S5112373. Purple/purple and black leather. LHD. Odo: 1,280 miles. V8, automatic. Indy Pace Car. Two Bloomington Gold awards, stored in a climate-controlled building. Full Indy graphics. As-new condition. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $32,940. Sold at a market-correct price. With Prints & Posters Models Books Automobila & More Limited-Edition Fine Art Motoring Prints by Nicholas Watts Jay Koka Randy Owens John Ketchell Sports Cars - Grand Prix - Fl - Le Mans www.haleymotorsports.com View & Order Online  Telephone (636) 828-4389 Sports Car Market

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Barrett-Jackson - West Palm Beach, FL Fresh Meat Real market prices for current "flavor of the month" cars. 2002 Jaguar XKR coupe two awards and about 200 miles-per-year use, at least the owner had some fun on his way to losing money—better than just letting it sit for years. Late-model production cars as investments? I'll pass, thank you. #245-1998 BOMBARDIER SEADOO SPEEDSTER Sportboat and Trailer. S/N scribed on the car card as better than new; not really, but still quite nice. Rental car miles only. Dirt in exhaust pipes is biggest sin noted. A used car hiding in a retro-look body, no more, no less. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $31,500. Many of the original "investor" Prowler owners are ready to lick their wounds, so expect to see more of these showing up for the next few years. Savvy SCM'ers who want one will start looking for theirs in about six months. #48-2003 FORD THUNDERBIRD "007" LIMITED EDITION Convertible. S/N 1FAHP62AB3Y105338. Coral/white leather. LHD. Odo: 10 miles. 280-hp, 3.9-liter V8, automatic. A new car still in the wrapper. Dirty, Date sold: 4/14/03 Sale location: eBay Motors; #2411073854 Details: 9,737 miles. 4-liter, 390-hp, V8, six-speed automatic. Six-year, 100k-mile warranty, traction control, rain-sensing wipers. Sale result: Sold at $56,900, 27 bids. Seller's feedback: 47 Buyer's feedback: 0 MSRP: $80,330 Edmunds.com: $57,660 Other current offering: Palm Beach Motor Cars (West Palm Beach, FL; www.palmbeach(-) motorcars.com ). Asking $68,900 for a 1,017mile example. 2002 Maserati Cambiocorsa Spyder CECE1113E898. White/red vinyl. RHD. Odo: 80 hours. Will do 55 mph, twin 125-hp jet-propulsion Rotax motors. Five seats, reverse, wind deflectors, rear motors. Bow seat, comes with trailer. In dire need of detailing. Just completely refurbished. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $5,940. Probably worth twice this much. Editor Martin desperately wanted it, then realized he'd have to captain it through the Panama Canal to get it back to Oregon. #66-1999 PLYMOUTH PROWLER Convertible. S/N 1P3EW6501XV504048. Red/ black leather. LHD. Odo: 2,244 miles. De- Tired of wrenching on your old car?... BY One Exports Buys Vintage Cars! possibly from transport. Car color said to match bikini worn by actress Halle Berry in latest 007 film. A limited-edition color for 2003. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $44,550. News flash—a retail price for a model that is now languishing on dealer lots due to greed and a public not willing to pay over sticker for a serial production car* Call. Fax or Email Today... Live Happily Ever After. (Or Buy Another One From Be One Exports!) Date sold: 4/4/03 Sale location: eBay Motors; #240901354 Details: 8,321 miles. V8, auto. Navigation system, leather-covered roll bars, rear wind shade. Sale result: Sold at $66,000, 13 bids. Seller's feedback: 123 Buyer's feedback: 0 MSRP: $101,300 NADA.com: $87,165 Other current offering: Ferrari of Denver (Highlands Ranch, CO; www.ferrariofden(-) ver.com). Asking $100,437 for a 2,000-mile example. 2003 Dodge Viper SRT/10 convertible BB One Raymond Milo, le patron  June, 2003 323.656-7483 Exports bbone8v@dslextreme.com fax 323.654.8788 8375 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90069 Date sold: 4/8/03 Sale location: eBay Motors; #2409916909 Details: Five miles. 8.3-liter, 500-hp, 10-cylinder engine. Leather, airbags; still in plastic. Sale result: $86,200, 27 bids. Seller's feedback: 71 Buyer's feedback: 1 MSRP: $80,795 Edmunds.com: $80,795 Other current offering: Dodge Vipers for Sale (Fresno, CA; dodgevipersforsale.com ). Asking $89,500 for a 10-mile example.

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Alfa Romeo Profile 1969 1750 Spider eBay Motors, item #2410837134, sold on April 12, 2003. T his Alfa has a 1750 injection engine, 63,000 miles, five-speed. Stored inside 25 years. Does not run. Totally complete. Needs someone to breathe life into her. Has extra top. Inside of engine looks perfect! Excellent candidate for restoration. Alloy wheels. Bumpers are great. The body is almost rust-free and seems perfectly straight. The fender has the paint lifting off—it looks like something was left on it and it held moisture and bubbled the paint. Surface rust except what you see in the pies. This car sold for $2,651 after a threeday auction. The seller had a feedback rating of (7), the buyer of (110). There were 24 number of the car was not provided bids in all. The serial This is a near-perfect example of how to get bottom dollar for your car Most importantly, having a three-day auction instead of a seven- or 10-day one means there is no time for the "buzz - plugs, pouring some Marvel Mystery Oil down the plug holes, letting it sit for a couple days and then trying to rock it back and forth while it was in fifth gear Further, I would have had a photo of the interior of the trunk and a couple of shots from underneath the car Alfa Romeo roundtails are fairly straightforward, robust cars. Purists prefer the 1967, 1600-cc carbureted models, known as Duettos. The 1750 models, while having a slightly more powerful engine, were saddled with problematic SPICA fuel injection and trouble-prone dual brake boosters. Values of roundtails have never been what they should be, given the mechanical sophistication of the car Consider that MGBs of the same era had primitive, 1800cc overhead valve engines, while the Alfa sported an alloy engine, gearbox and differential, with chain-driven dual overhead cams. Yet we are now seeing concours Bs cross the $20,000 threshold, while roundtails about your car to build, as the link to your auction is mailed and remailed within the body of enthusiasts. The description was relatively straightforward, although I would like to know what kind of X-ray vision the seller had to be able to say, "The inside of the engine looks perfect." I wonder if Mr See Through noticed that the engine bay was white, indicating that this was once a white car that has been color changed. I did appreciate the pictures that pointed out how truly horrible the car was, with paint bubbling on every surface, the surround missing off the steering column (why?) and the home-boy attempt at repair of the trunk lid Given what I can see from the pictures, this was a rust-infested car I would make it wear a SARS mask before putting it on a car-hauler, lest Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  1968-69 15,047 (1966-69) $4,198 $9,000-$12,500 $250-$275 $12-$18 Stamped on the engine firewall On a boss under the distributor Alfa Romeo Owners Club of America, 10 Raskin Road, Morristown, NJ 07960 www.aroc-usa.org Alternatives  1965-68 Porsche 911 SWB, 1967 Austin-Healey 3000, 1968 Triumph TR-250 SCM Investment Grade  its mere passing cause every paint job within 20 miles to start bubbling as it went by. If I had been selling this car, I would have opted for a seven-day auction. I would have tried to turn the engine over by taking out the spark- 1967 Alth Romeo Duetto Lot #471, S/N AR665528 Condition: 3+ eBay/Kruse; Santa Clara, CA; 10/27/2001 Not sold at $10,000 SCM ID# 23388 struggle to get to $15,000. This low market value means that the car pictured here, if not broken up for parts, may get a haphazard amateur restoration, with Bondo slathered on rocker panels and sheetmetal welded into the floors. Let's hope not. But a first-rate restoration of this car would easily cost more than $15,000, and you certainly be better off just buying a done one than stripping the paint off of this can of Italian worms. As this car was presented on eBay Motors, a prudent buyer would only assume the worst, and that what he was seeing on the screen was just the tip of the corrosion monster that was trying desperately to devour this car If that's the case, then the seller was shrewd in revealing as little as possible and hoping for a bidder whose dreams colored the reality. But if the car were actually better than described, and the seller had put a little more energy into letting buyers know exactly what they were bidding on, he might have even gotten another $1,000 out of this beater—Keith Martin• COMPARABLES  1969 Alfa Romeo 1750 Spider Lot 4662, S/N AR1410753 Condition: 2+ Bonhams & Brooks; Beaulieu, UK; 9/9/2001 Sold at $10,865 SCM 1D# 22911 10 111110■,.i.  0, 1,11K-Adim 411._.°L'._ ,

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Alfa Romeo Classifieds 31 6C/8C 2600, s/n 101014852. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 848-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! ONLY $15. drives excellent 20K miles on original eng trans, susp. $14,500. 805-241-0250. CA 37 8C 290013, s/n 412021. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 59 2000 Spider, Touring, beautiful red, grey in black top, extremely rare Touring model, underwent a 2 yr ground-up restoration, exceeding $50,000 incl ext, int, brightwork, top & mechanics, options incl 5-spd, 2000-cc, dual overhead cams, dual Solex carbs. $32.950. 770-971-0404. GA 59 Giulietta, Sprint Veloce s/n 7502. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 61 Spyder, Series 2000, needs resto, runs. $1,600. 573-231-0826. MO 63 Sprint Speciale, Giulia, cardinal red, very good mechanicals, complete car, body, exterior needs upgrade of previous restoration, sound, strong, beautiful historic, mechanical rebuild 2002, Tipo 121, highly tuned, priced to sell. $16,000. 802365-7674. VT 66 GTC, red, grey interior, new paint, new int, new canvas top, all chrome, runs and 67 Giulia Super, restored original, green with tan interior, race suspension, rebuilt 1750-cc eng, trans, etc, 500 miles on restoration, no bondo, no rust, CA black plates. $9,800. 805-241-0250. CA 73 Montreal, red, factory a/c, runs well, owner's service, and parts manuals included, needs paint. $12,500. czarart78@hotmail.com , 616-846-9660. MI 74 GTV, complete car for parts or restoration, has typical Alfa rust, has been on blocks for 10 years, make offer. 856-7868422. NJ 74 Spider 2000, orange, black, 87,000 miles, well-maintained, original great driver. $6,900. jhbarch@pacbell.net. 415331-0606. CA 74 Spider 2000, 2nd owner, 58K miles. professional Weber conversion, Ansa exhaust, new interior, excellent body and mechanics. $4,000. markc9899@hotmai I .com 727-443-7041. FL 83 GTV-6, 2nd owner since 1988, 80k always garaged, new paint & leather, no rust, all upgrades completed, excellent car and needs nothing, silver exterior & blue interior, a/c good. $4,900. 505-621-2773. NM 86 GTV6, all original, blue, tan leather, air. pw, pb, sunroof, window sticker, great condition throughout, runs great, needs nothing, regularly maintained. $7,900. rcarmo@providence.edu , 404-464-4691. RI. Largest online parts and accessories catalog 1,,v factory part numbers, images, parts diagrams, and online ordering! /Original parts and hard to find NOS. "Rebuilds, sheet metal, restoration and aftermarket 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 www.alfapartscatalog.com SPECIAL 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 Ferrari's Replacement for Connolly Leather Now Available. 550 Maranello 246 Dino 250 Lusso1275 GTB 250 GTO June, 2003 65 713-849-2400 www.reoriginals.com

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1996 Lamborghini Diablo SV-R Chassis number: LA12603 T he Diablo was introduced in 1991 under Lamborghini's brief period of Chrysler ownership, preserving but refining its layout, smoothing out the body's humps and bumps and improving occupant accommodations. In the middle of the '90s, Lamborghini built 31 Diablos prepared for use on the racetrack. The race version, known as the SV-R (for Sport Veloce, Race), was for competition in the new one-marque Lamborghini Diablo Supertrophy series. Customers could purchase an SV-R along with a season of racing. Lamborghini carried out all maintenance and repairs itself. Built alongside the production Diablo SVs, the Rs were 191 kilograms lighter than the regular model and used OZ Racing one-piece, hollow spoke, cast magnesium 18-inch wheels with slick tires. The engine was tuned to put out 540 bhp, with the additional power mostly derived from a revised fuel injection and, for the first time ever on a Diablo, variable valve timing was used. Inside the cockpit, the SV-R is pure racecar, without any superfluous sound deadening or comfort items. This car finished second overall in the 1996 series and third overall in the 1997 series, and campaigned at many distinguished tracks including Le Mans, the Nurburgring, Brands Hatch, Spa and Vallelunga. It was submitted for restoration after retirement from the series. All exterior, interior and mechanical systems were gone through and restored with exception of the mechanicals, which needed very little except a thorough tune, as the car had been under factory care throughout its racing career. This Diablo was painted by well-known French artist Georges Wolinski, whose work was preserved by the manufacturing of stickers, so any future scrapes can simply be repaired. New race seats, harnesses and tires were installed, making this completely race-ready. This car sold for $113,000, including buyer 's premium, at RM's Amelia Island auction on March 8, 2003. More than any other car, Lamborghinis rep- resent the haute couture of the car world. They are Armani, Klein, Givenchy, Lauren and Versace all bundled together in one tremendous piece of machinery. I remember seeing my first Diablo roadster, at the Detroit Auto Show in 1996. It was one of the most striking cars at that venue. Painted titanium and trimmed with a black interior, it inhabited a stand near the "Statue of Liberty"-painted Vector, making a stark contrast of cool vs. dopey. Diablos are quicker-than-quick supercars. One of the things I enjoy most about Carmel every August is hanging around the Diablo owners at Concorso Italian°, each topping the previous speaker with tales of outrageous driving. The cars have gotten more interesting and better looking over the years, and from what I gather, build quality, although never perfect, improved over the lifespan of the model. But here's the rub. Showing up at a party in the Hamptons, with your significant other wearing a year-old party dress by Krizia, may cause 1999 Lamborghini Diablo SV Lot #260, S/N ZA9DU21B5XLA12194 Condition: 2+ Barrett-Jackson; Los Angeles, CA; 6/15/2001 Sold at $160,920 SCM ID# 24327 66  Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine 4  Club  Web site  Alternatives  $229,900 for stock SV $1,650-$2,400 $225 Engine compartment, on the frame rail between the engine & trunk Between the cylinder heads Lamborghini Club of America, One Northwood Drive, Suite 7, Orinda, California 94563 vvww.lamborghiniclub.com SCAI Investment Grade  sotto voce comments about your financial condition. Showing up in a nearly 10-year-old Diablo at a Rodeo Drive Cruise-In will generally elicit only one off-the-record response: "Can't afford a Murcielago, eh?" Now, take that one step further This particular car was built for a Lamborghini-only racing series, designed to promote the competition prowess of the brand. (No snide comments here from Ferrari owners about Lamb° finally finding a way to win—by forbidding all other cars.) Let 's add in the current political mix. Touting a car as having been painted by Georges Wolinski, "the well-known FRENCH artist" (maybe famous in Montmartre, but an unknown in Jacksonville), at a time when our Congress is consuming Freedom Fries and jokes about "cheap surrender-model French army rifles for sale, only dropped once" are filling e-mail inboxes, means that the timing of this sale wasn't exactly perfect. And although art is always subjective, I would offer that the Warhol-painted BMW MI and the Stella, Lichtenstein and Calder BMW CSLs and 320is prove you can paint an automobile and get away with the coveted prize of true one-off artwork married to a beautiful shape. I don't think that the "Wolinski Diablo" is destined to be regarded in the same way. 1996 31 Ferrari 355 Challenge, Jaguar XJR15, Lotus Esprit X180R, Ford RS200 Evolution But there are some good things to say here. First of all, the art is all plastic sticker applique, so it can be removed (and preserved in case Wolinski turns out to be the Picasso of his generation). Second, with the proliferation of club track days and private racing groups with their own circuits, the new owner will have no shortage of places to exercise his toy. I would guess that driving this highly prepared, race-tested car at speed would be an extraordinary experience. For the rarity and mechanical sophistication offered, this Diablo was not expensive. Will it depreciate further? If properly kept up, probably not. It just looks too good, and goes too fast, to ever be a $75,000 car While it's not the kind of car that I would put my hand up for if the new owner ever asked if I was interested in a few hot laps around Laguna Seca at a Lambo owner 's track day, I'd have my helmet on in a New York minute.—Steve Serio (Historic and descriptive information courtesy ofRM.)• COMPARABLES  1996 Lamborghini Diablo Lot #395, SN ZA9DUO7P8TLA12541 Condition: 1 Russo and Steele; Scottsdale, AZ; 1/17/2003 Not sold at $128,000 SCM ID# 30331 Sports Car Market

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Vintage Race Car Classifieds ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLU ONL 46 Maserati, 4CL-1500 s/n 1581. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 55 Jaguar, D-type s/n XKD-515. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 59 Elva, Rytune DKW front engine Formula Junior, chassis 5005-4EX, needs major restoration, includes rare 3-carb Rytune manifold and carbs, no missing parts, historical car, ran in 1960 Vanderbilt Cup Formula Junior races. $5,500. 717732-3361. PA 61 Ferrari, 250GT SWB s/n 2701/GT. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 63 TVR, Grantura, race car since 1980, all neat gear, CR trans, HRG head, Webers, o/ d, magnesium wheels. wspolm4@aol.com. $19,250. Bill 604-926-8681. BC 64 Corvette, roadster, 427 ci, SVRA medallion, SCCA logbook, owner's history, magazine articles, photos, finished 13th of 1964 standings, restored better than new, hardtop, fresh drivetrain. $55,000. 440-289-0867. 65 Cobra, 427 Roadster s/n CSX3058. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 68 Camaro, historic Trans Am, no expense spared, correct period restoration, sorted and race ready, ran 70-74 eastern tracks, excellent documentation, photos, time sheets, driver owner statements, interest 56 thru 67 Corvette or muscle cars considered in trade. doublejt@bendcable.com , 541549-6521. OR 68 Brabham, BT2I F2 sin AM-270. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 69 Porsche, 911S, extensively prepared DE INTERNET POSTING! Y $15. race car, ex-Wade Carter, 1st Portland Enduro, 3rd in class, 6th Place overall, Brian Redman Classic-Road America 2002, engine by Dick Elrude. Hot, carb, twin plug, 915 transmission, HaIon fire system. $40,000. 206-769-6030. WA 70 Datsun, P0510 turnkey GT4 race car, fresh LI6, option 2 5-spd, lots of spares, tech inspector's favorite, offers lots of track time for minimal wrenching, failing eyesight forces sale. Includes open trailer. bigband4u@juno.com . $12,500. Chris 714992-5246. CA 75 Lola, T294 s/n T294-65. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 77 Lola, T-326 Super Vee, restored 3 years ago, 1 race on fresh engine, 1800-cc watercooled with 45 dcoe Webers, extra nose, 1 set ATS wheels, I set Revolution wheels, lots of engine parts, will not fit large driver, max to 5' 10", 170 lbs. $13,000. 530-9381765. CA 81 Lola, T600 s/n T600-HU3. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 90 Porsche, 911, factory Cup car, red, stock, excellent throughout including fresh engine, very collectible, competitive, ultra reliable. drobertjordan@hotmail.com . $62,500. 847-722-6151. IL 90 Ford, GT40 Mk V s/n 1131. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. 858-4548190. CA 92 Allard J2X, only one built, brand new, Cosworth DFR, incredible engineering, exercise all carbon (commissioned by Honda) all restored Brembo PI, AP carbon clutch, etc. F I technology. rivardcompe@aol.com . $235,000. Jacques Rivard 418-286-3930. QC, CN 97 Ferrari, F310B s/n 175. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA. ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! ONLY $15. BRICKLIN 74 SV1, AMC 360, alt, 78K miles, acrylic white gullwing, only 2,854 every built, this unit runs very strong, common man's exotic, continuous head turner. dsavagea@together.net . $11,500. 802-7755168. VT DATSUN 73 240Z, conversion, red exterior with black and red leather interior, Edelbrock 350 V8, 275 hp, 700R4 transmission with overdrive, ice cold air, Toyota 4x4 brake system (popular upgrade), everything is done right in this car, hugs road, very fast. $12,900. 865-435-3995. TN DETOMASO 68 Mangusta, 4-headlight version, alloy component car, this low-mileage 2-owner car from sunny, dry CA has good pedigree and has been owned by its current owner, a National show car judge for well over a decade. e42086@netzero.net . $33,400. 909-866-6421. CA 82 Longchamp GTS, burgundy/ champagne, orig flares, 8 - front, 10" rear wheels, needs paint and interior work. 302 ci w/automatic, US certified, as is, $18,500; drive home fully restored $48,500. 678445-3347. cell. 404-386-0010. GA FACE', VEGA 61 Facellia, one owner with 26,700 original miles, no accidents or corrosion ever, always indoor stored, body and undercarriage superb original condition, interior all original with seats only recovered, older repaint and replacement soft top, recently serviced. $19,750. 207-282-5030. ME ISO 72 Crib o Can Am, with big block 454 from the factory, 5-speed ZF, a/c, extensive restoration, red/red, just installed 373 rear to create a rocket acceleration. $109,000. 941-924-9523. FL ITALIA 70 Roadster, 4-spd, could a/c, 351 engine, completely restored, custom stereo, 12 CD changer, 6 speakers, custom logos on floor mats, much more, stunning to drive, ready for show or go. $40,000. 323-7565647. CA 72 Roadster, red/tan, very clean, mechanically excellent with rebuilt suspen- sion, rebuilt 351, lower ratio rear axle, 4-speed manual transmission. Outstanding in every way. www.continentalauto(-) sports.com. $47,900. 630-655-3535. IL LAMBORGHINI 65 350 GT, original and correct, older restoration, runs extremely well, best offer. 805-969-5819. CA 70 Miura S. Bileo fly yellow w/new eggshell interior, fresh rebuilt engine with Bob Wallace updates, runs and drives beautifully, a very spectacular car. $135,000. 801-232-9554. UT 71 Espada, 20,000 miles, no rust, Miura wheels, all tools, manuals, beautiful car, complete history. $23,900. 860-455-9030. CT 76 Urraco, P200, 66 produced. $25,000. 214-648-2885. 512-922-1644. TX 84 5000S, black w/red interior, 7,800 miles w/factory wing, well maintained vehicle, never any damage or paint work, a rare, unmolested vehicle, serious principles only. $79,900. 608-849-9878. WI LANCIA 67 Fulvia, 1.3L coupe, red with black interior, overall very good condition, rebuilt motor, recent paint. $5,000. 720432-6395. WI MASERATI 46 4CL-1500, s/n 1581. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 59 GT, coupe, excellent condition, no smoke, dark metallic grey, black leather interior, 5-speed, Weber carbs, Borrani disc wheels, aluminum body, stripped and repainted 5 years ago. eogorman@attbi.com . $25,995. 925-484-1697. CA 80 Kyalami, 1 of 150, red, tan leather, 5-speed, a/c, excellent condition, a Texas, California car, used in The Great Book of Sports Cars. $23,500. 207-282-5030. ME 84 Bi-Turbo, 54K orig miles, beige exterior, tobacco brown leather interior, all records since new, over $12,000 in receipts, all original, clean car, runs well, original MSRP sticker, sold new for over $26,000, 5-spd. $6,900. 559-497-1352. CA. Italian rts.Com. Go to: www.ItalianCarParts.com for the products you need to restore & maintain your Italian Car We have the largest selection of Italian Car Parts & Accessories available on the World Wide Web. Phone: 503.655.9811 Fax: 503.655.9581 June, 2003 Ferrari Maserati Lancia Fiat  www.Italparts.COM Alphen aid Rijn-Holland borghirti Fax: +31(0)172-240536 E-mail: info@italparts.com 67 Specialized in Italian car parts & pre-war car parts. WA

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-4z&riirrirgrarrzahriastrairria.4 German Car Profil - 1964 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia Coupe Chassis number: 61325954 A fter the second World War and into the 1960s, as prosperity increased with the car-buying public, the demand rose for better, more elegant and entertaining vehicles. Up until this time, most manufacturers concentrated on rather bland and functional cars. Volkswagen, of course, produced the Beetle and a Microbus. Looking for a new "image" car, Volkswagen contracted with Karmann, one of Germany's oldest coachbuilding firms, to build such a vehicle. Karmann, in need of a design, approached the famed Italian styling house Carrozzeria Ghia. Before this approach was made one of the main overseas clients of Ghia had been Chrysler, which contracted (for around 20 years in total) to build a series of dream- or show-car exhibits. Very few of these dream cars reached production, and one car they did not produce evolved into the Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia. By 1953, Ghia's sole owner was Luigi Serge, who is credited with his staff for the design of the Karmann-Ghia. Influenced very heavily by Virgil M. Exner's Chrysler d'Elegance of 1952, Serge simply scaled down the d'Elegance to fit the VW chassis and gave it a new round nose, which provided ample luggage space. VW and Karmann were entranced by the prototype, and the car went into production in 1954. The 2+2 coupe was a great success, and 444,300 of these legendary vehicles were produced between 1954 and 1973. This car was first registered on April 4, 1964, on Torino plate number T06 19 521, to Giuseppe Rossatto, a resident in San Mauro. It remained in the same ownership until May 1980, when it was sold to Fernando Bassini, also of Torino. Remaining in Torino, it sold again in November 1982 to Alberto Grassoti, who in turn sold it to Silviana Maonolino in July 1983. Around one month later the car was chosen and acquired by Carrozzeria Ghia to become an exhibit in its heritage museum collection. Following a restoration by Ghia, this car has been a static display and is now being sold by the parent company of Ghia—Ford Motor Company—following the closure of the Ghia facilities within the past year. l ears produced  Number produced  Original list price  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  SCA/ nveshnent Grade  Overall, this car presents very well but has been in storage for a long time. The interior appears in as-new condition and has probably not been sat in since restoration. It retains all of its original instruments and correct badges on the front and rear. Owing to a long period of inactivity, we do recommend careful recommissioning prior to road use. This car sold for $8,247, including buyer's premium, at Christie :s Retromobile auction in Paris, held February 8, 2003. For those of you who have been waiting for a collector market price breakout on your Karmann-Ghias: Stop holding your breath. If this coupe couldn't crack into five figures, I don't know which one will. Christie 's officials were quite enthusiastic about this car's pre-auction chances of topping $20,000, but nice as it was, 20 big ones is well into Porsche territory, and this VW isn't remotely a Porsche except for having a rear-mounted air-cooled engine and coming from Germany. Make no mistake—this was an extremely nice automobile, maybe the best K-G extant in terms of low mileage, with 2,839 kilometers (about AMIN C..  11. Nmimimmi • 68 1972 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia coupe Lot #43, S/N 1422014355 Condition: 3Silver; Portland, OR; 3/31/2000 Sold at $3,039 SCM ID# 16820 1,900 miles) from new. The interior, as noted in the catalog, was flawless, as were the rest of the cosmetics, although the bland exterior color may have subtracted from its eye appeal. The fact that it had been museum-stored for many years was actually in its favor as far as cosmetic preservation goes, but it does imply that the brake system and possibly the electrics may need attention before the car is road-ready once again. Still, at the purchase price, there's plenty of room for waking it up properly and safely, particularly with the low cost of VW parts factored in. 1954- 1973 444,300 $2,295 $150 $14 Plate in luggage area Stamped into crankcase The Karmann Ghia Club of North America, 4200 Park Blvd, 4151, Oakland, CA 94602 karmannghia.org Opel GT, Sunbeam Rapier hardtop, Borgward Isabella coupe Another big plus for this car was the total lack of rust, rot or evidence of previous repair of these ills which K-Gs are quite prone to catching. Would it have made a difference if the car has been a convertible instead? Of course. A drop-top would have given it more collector appeal, and just maybe it could have nudged that $20,000 figure, or at least covered the low estimate of $1 6,000. So, what do we have here? On the plus side, a car with full provenance from day one and museum credentials for nearly 20 years. Refurbishment by Ghia itself Extremely low mileage and super-clean inside and out. On the debit side, a car whose present mechanical condition is unknown despite the very low mileage. A hardtop instead of a convertible. Unexciting color. Reliable though pedestrian underpinnings (that are cheap to repair and maintain). A common Karmann—nothing exceptional save for its condition. And, as usual, when the hammer fell, the market had voted with its checkbook, telling FoMoCo that this very nice K-G was worth about half its low estimate. Under the circumstances, I would call this a bargain in every respect, even if the price isn't what K-G fanatics were hoping for And the eternal question with any low-miles car needs to be restated here: Does the new owner drive the car and, with each passing mile, turn it further into Just another car; " or does he preserve it and keep it as a museum piece? Personally, as the value is so low to begin with, I hope we see this car out on the road, even if only being driven to classic VW meets.—Dave Brownell (Historic and descriptive information courtesy of Christie t.). COMPARABLES 1961 Volk SW. agen Karmann-Ghia coupe Lot #703, S/N 4098982 Condition: 2+ Brooks UK; Hendon, UK: 4/27/2000 Not sold at $3,450 SCM ID# 9936 Sports Car Market

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Porsche Gesprach /Jim Schrager Rolling A 356 Into A 912 D ear Mr. Schrager: My poor Porsche 356C is on its last legs. Well, it's actually not on its legs at all. I rolled it twice at the end of last season's racing at Silverstone. Drat. Being an impecunious journo (Robert Coucher has regularly written for various British classic car magazines and is the editor of Octane, a new English magazine for serious car guys; www.octane-magazine.com), I do not think! can afford to rebuild it. Apart from the accident damage to the roof and rear, the car had been pretty well damn rotten for some time. The mechanicals are great, including a nice strong Shasta piston 'd engine. But a total rebuild of the 356 would set me back at least $25,000, which I can't afford. So I am thinking of taking the 'heart' out of my car and transplanting it into an SWB 912. I have found a nice, straight, rustfree ex-California example that won't set me back much money Selling off the rest of my 356 should just about cover the costs. This will be the cheapest option and I will continue to enjoy my good engine and the 912 will, in all honesty, be more of a regular-use proposition. The intention is to slowly turn the unsuspecting 912 into a 912R replica. 1 know you are not too keen on messing about with originality, but putting it on a diet would help the little car Nothing radical: steel wheels, 175 tires, lightweight bumpers, Perspex rear side windows, lightweight seats and carpets, etc. I would love to enjoy my relatively fresh and powerful engine in a light, nimble and delicate little 912. Am I being a Philistine or am I doing the right thing?—Robert Coucher, via e-mail Houston, we have a problem. A 912 engine goes into a 356, but a 356 engine doesn't go into a 912 without replacing the third piece of the crankcase. This is because the 912 bolts a vital rear engine mount to the Looks good without a dented roof third piece of the engine, while the 356 has no rear engine mount at all. It can be done, swapping third pieces, but there is a fourth main bearing in that part of the crankcase, and it's supposed to line up just right with the other three main bearings. I've never been a big fan of swapping the third piece without being certain all the bearings are in proper alignment, which requires dismantling the engine. Then we have a flywheel to change, heater boxes to swap out, the 6Vto-12V conversion and a few other small items. I know it's hard to give up a sweet motor, but in the US that nicely rebuilt motor would sell for the price of a running 912, say $4,500 or so. Antique Automobile Insurance Agency 1-888-ANTIQUE (1-888-268-4783) wwwjctaylor.com June, 2003 69

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Your best move economically is to sell the 356 complete and just buy a nice early 911. They are far more durable than the 912, faster, and worth more when it is time to move on. I like the early long-wheelbase cars from 1969-73, but a good SWB car ('66-'68) would also merit consideration. Here, your crunched 356C Sunroof would bring decent money, about $7,000 complete. For a few thousand more you could get a halfway decent early 911; for double that, a really great one. As to jazzing up a 912, nothing wrong with that, even though the 912R you are thinking of replicating never existed (912s weren't factory race cars—that just made no sense when you had the far better 911 ready to go). I just don't think any of those changes you plan will increase the value. Not that any 912, other than a perfect low-mileage example, is ever going to be worth too much. Sorry to hear about your 356. Racing does have its dangers. Dear Mr. Schrager: I need your advice on the engine for my 1960 356B S-90 roadster: My car came with a 1961 356 Normal engine, and I am wondering what motor will most increase the value. One knowledgeable 356 hobbyist said to me that there are two kinds of Porsches: those with the correct original motors and those without. His suggestion was that if you didn't have the original engine, put in the newest and best 912 engine you can find, under the theory that this is the best power available for the car His feeling was that there is always demand for a roadster with a 912 engine. 1 don't expect to be building a show car; keeping it a #2 like it is now is just fine. Realizing that my roadster was originally a Super-90, please give me your opinion of the following engine options: I) a Normal engine; 2) a non-matching 1960 S-90 engine; 3) an S-90 engine from another year; 4) a 912 engine. In trying to preserve the value of the car, I am a bit swamped by all the opinions lam getting.—M.S., via e-mail I think it does make a difference what engine you put in the car, but the market is a big place and different people have differing views of what is best. I will give you my opinions and my reasons, but please real- ize other folks may disagree and when selling the car, the only opinion that matters is that of your buyer. If you can't put the original S-90 motor in your car, here are my picks, in order of preference: 1) 1960 S-90: Your car is a legitimate Super-90, which is fairly rare. If you can find a 1960 S-90 engine, your car will still qualify for the non-Kardex (the build sheet) class at the Porsche Club events. In these classes, your engine must be from the proper sequence for the year of your car, but does not have to be the actual motor your car came with. 2) 1961-63 S-90: This gives you a correct engine except for the serial number. While you will lose points at a top-level concours, there will be no visual signs other than the serial number to show your car is not original. 3) 1964-65 356SC: Here you still have a 356 engine, but there will be some visual clues that show it to be the wrong motor. This is the highest horsepower 356 engine, at 95 hp, so some will prefer this. 4) 1965-69 912: Still lots of power with a 912 at 90 hp, but these engines look a bit different than 356 motors. However, the internal improvements in the 912 make it the favorite of some 356 fans. 5) 1960 Super: The Super engine made 75 hp, a bit below the 90-hp S-90. But a correct-year engine would again make you eligible for the Porsche Parade concours in the non-Kardex class. 6) 1961-63 Super: Not as good as a higher horsepower engine, and wrong for the car. 7) 1960-63 Normal: There is nothing wrong with these 60-hp engines, but really, as long as you do not have the original engine, why would you put in something with less horsepower? Lots of choices, aren't there? One of the neat things about the 356 is the wide range of engines that bolt into it without too much trouble. And a car without the original engine gives great flexibility to put together a car the way you want it, similar to owning a Corvette with a non-matching numbers engine. You should have fun making this car just the way you want it. E-mail your Porsche questions to copyed@sportscarmarket.com, or fax them to 503/253-2234.. 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 www.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# 01392730  70  SCM 02/03 Sports Car Market

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German Car Classifieds I ERCEDES-BENZ 55 300SB, coupe, extremely rare, 300SC chassis, suspension, dash, wheels, windows, etc, stunning restoration. 949-5525800. CA 55 300SL, 18,600 original documented miles, matching numbers, five owners, red, black leather, recently serviced, excellent mechanical condition, drive anywhere, West Coast car, 100% rust-free. $215,000. 248-887-5107. MI 57 300SL, roadster, white/blue, total restoration, celebrity owned, maintained by Hjeltness Restoration, Escondido, CA, runs great, taken on many road rallies. $240,000. 714-839-9100. CA 58 190SL, red/black with hardtop, new chrome, new upholstery, new convertible top, runs well. $23,000. 310-488-8769. CA 59 190SL, black, both tops black, interior red leather, engine rebuilt 5,000 miles. $19,500. 860-614-9928. CT 63 300SL, roadster, fully restored, alloy block, disc brakes, luggage, DB178 metallic grey with burgundy interior, 2 tops. ex-Don Ricardo car, 28,000 original miles, luggage. $300,000. 314-616-8278. MO 67 230SL, 4-spd, white w/blue, 2 tops (hard & soft), 47,000 miles. $21,500. 561845-8034. FL PORSCHE 52 356, fully restored example of pre-A coupe, Telefunken radio, black leather seats, beige interior, painted 99 Boxter red. cmzimonja@hotmail.com. $26,000. Mike 801-541-1504. UT ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! ONLY $15. 62 356B, coupe, factory Super 1600S, all numbers match, fresh rebuilt engine, new original color ruby red exterior, red interior with German carpets and black piping, 60k miles. $18,900. 918-299-1211. OK 64 356C, sunroof, very original CA car in excellent condition, no rust, matching numbers. $22,500. 866-356-4911. CA 65 356 SC, coupe, restored, gray, red leather interior, engine rebuilt 2,500 miles. $17,500. 860-614-9928. CT 66 911, coupe, 112,350 miles, white, solid body, updated with 73 engine, fuel injection and 5-spd transmission, Fuchs alloy wheels, Pioneer stereo, fast, good driver. $7,500. 612-747-6527. MN 68 911L, #11810652, one owner 33 years, 80K, motor rebuilt. marksinger884@msn.com. $9,500. 315445-2171. 69 9I7K, s/n 917.020. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 71 911E, Targa, 5-spd. e/c, guards red w/ black leather interior, only 60k miles, 2nd owner. $15,000. 614-486-6911. OH 73 911 RS, Carrera Coupe s/n 911 36 00788. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.sy m bol icmo to rs.com .  1800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 858-454- 77 911S, coupe, 2.7L no: rust/wrecks, orig 123K, alloys, sunroof, AM/FM/CD, 5-spd, upgrades, finely tuned, reluctant sale. Spares, shopbooks. $15,000. Geo/ Pacific 408-730-1852. CA 78 935 K3, s/n 911-8-202197. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 86 962C, s/n 962-118. For additional information,  full  history,  current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 89 962, Street comp. S/n 962 331 021 00 AO. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA 2000 996 GT3-RS, s/n WPOZZZ99ZYS 692068. For additional information, full history, current and period photographs, contact Symbolic Motor Car Company, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-4541800. Fax 858-454-1890. CA. Exclusively 280SLs Low-mileage and original cars are our specialty to buy or sell. Several cars in stock for immediate delivery. 2 Springdale • Cherry Hill, New Jersey (888) 840-1700 www.tonylabella.com GREAT VINTAGE RALLIES! NEW ENGLAND 1000 Vermont, Quebec & Mt. Tremblant! 5 Driving Days—May17 to 23, 2003 1975 or earlier sports, racing or GT cars S4495 per couple, all inclusive FORZA MILE V-12 Vermont, New Hampshire & Maine! 4 Driving Days—September 21 to 26, 2003 Any Ferrari or Maserati, any Mercedes SI, any 12-cylinder 53995 per couple, all inclusive Pays Basque, Pyrenees & Margaux! 6 Driving Days—October 11 to 18, 2003 1975 or earlier sports, racing or GT cars 56995 per couple, all inclusive San Antonio & Texas Hill Country! 4 Driving Days—November 2 to 7, 2003 1975 or earlier sports, racing or GT cars 53995 per couple, all inclusive TEXAS 1000 Vintage Rallies, Inc. 80 Jackson Hill Road, Sharon, CT 06069 800-645-6069 fax: 860-364-5899 www.vintagerallies.com RALLYE BIARRITZ June, 2003 71

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RMAucrions American Car Profile 1957 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible Chassis number: P857H30450 A merica was slowly giving itself permission to have fun in the 1950s. The '30s were economically devastating, and World War II and the recovery from the depression shaped the 1940s. The '50s were different. Even though they became a period known for Ozzie and Harriet, Father-Knows-Best conformity, there was a groundswell of alternative popular culture growing. The faces of nonconformity were those of James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause and Marlon Brando in The Wild One. Elvis provided the soundtrack. One only need look at the styling progression of '50s Pontiacs to see the crescendo build. From the warmed-over postwar styling of the late '40s, the volume was turned up a notch every year. However, although Pontiac had a V8 from 1955 on, its image as an upgraded Chevrolet was a tough one to shake. Semon "Bunkie" Knudsen, who came on as Pontiac Division General Manager in 1955, knew which direction to take. Knudsen, who had said, "You can sell a young car to old people, but you can't sell an old car to young people," set about making Pontiac's image that of a car for younger people, starting Pontiac down a path toward performance that it kept, and used successfully for decades. In September 1956, two young men came aboard: Elliot "Pete" Estes, who later became GM President, and John DeLorean. DeLorean became famous as the father of the GTO and the executive who engineered the "Wide Track" Pontiacs of the 1960s. Three months later, on December 2, 1956, Pontiac introduced the 1957 Pontiac Bonneville convertible. Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  A late-in-the-year introduction for a 1957 model, the Bonneville was built on the 124inch Star Chief frame. Officially known as style #2867SDX, the 1957 Star Chief Custom Bonneville convertible coupe was a special, one-to-adealer car, with a total of just 630 units produced. Most of them were painted from the factory in the same color—Kenya Ivory, a shade of white— with Fountain Blue or Bonneville Red Missile shaped side spears. The real story, however, is their standard equipment. The 1957 Bonneville came from the factory loaded, powered by a 347-cubic inch motor, with a bore and stroke of 3.94 x 3.56 and a 10.5:1 compression ratio. Additionally, all cars came with Rochester fuel injection, Hydramatic transmission, power brakes, eight-way power seat, electric wipers with windshield washers, oil bath air cleaner, full-flow oil filter, dual exhausts, full wheel covers and four-ply whitewall tires. That was well equipped for the time, but add in a Wonderbar radio with electric Club  antenna, underseat heater and defroster, rearview tilting mirror, outside rearview mirror and a leather interior, and this was a level of equipment rarely seen in cars at any price level. Only nine cars were equipped with air conditioning, the only available factory option. $275 without touching El Unit, or $500+ with El service $31 SCM Investment Grade  Pontiac Oakland Club International, P.O. Box 14057, Bradenton, FL 34280-4057 Web site www.poci.org Alternatives.... 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air convertible (47,562 built), Dual Ghia (aprox. 102 built), 1957 Chrysler 300C convertible (484 built), 1958 Edsel Ciation convertible (930 built) front of the right-hand cylinder bank The price new was a staggering $5,782; for comparison, the nextmost expensive model topped out at a base price of $3,636. This particular Bonneville has been fully restored to the highest standards, and represents an opportunity for a discerning collector to acquire a car that will always be a significant part of motoring history of the '50s. This car sold for $106,000, including buyer's premium, at the RM Boca Raton sale February 7-9, 2003. Where does the 1957 Pontiac Bonneville fit in today in the world of collector cars? It was a true limited-edition model, and a one-year only car, as the 1958 underwent major changes in almost every detail. $5,782 Left front door-hinge pillar On a pad on the 1957 630 A 1957 Bonnevilles have been collectible since nearly the day they were built, a claim few General Motors cars—save the Corvette—can share. Many survivors remain, as any car with collectible status early in life has a better chance of making it past an early trip to the junkyard; each owner seemed to know that his or her car was one of a handful built. Some cars were converted to normal carburetion or a tri-carb setup. As to today's values, price guides seem to agree that the top end is in the $80,000 range for excellent, condition I or 2+ cars. While it would be a stretch to call this $100,000+ sale a bargain, I will go so far as to say this Bonnie was, at the least, well bought. Personally, I see quite a lot of room for appreciation above the current price-guide numbers, and a demand that will continue to be strong for the foreseeable future. With more common Chevrolet Bel Air convertibles topping out at auction at the $70,000 to $80,000 level, I'll borrow (slightly modified) a line from GM's advertising: Wouldn't you really rather have a Pontiac?—Dave Kinney* Premier Resource Group; NYC, NY; 11/27/1999 Sold at $88,000 SCM ID# 17649 1957 Pontiac Bonneville convertible Lot #46, S/N P857H35520 Condition: 1 COMPARABLES 1957 Pontiac Bonneville convertible Lot #256, S/N N/A Condition: 2 Mecum; St. Charles, IL; 11/1/2002 Sold at $60,610 SCM ID# 29559

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American Car Classifieds CHEVROLET 54 Corvette, convertible, white, red interior, tan top, 20k miles, excellent condition. $53,500. 440-352-0045. OH 57 Corvette, super rare, arctic blue/red, 270 hp, 2x4s, #s match, 2 tops, late production, real 4-speed car, 46K miles, some original paint, non-molested car with white floors, jack, spare, etc. $59,000. 6 10-6958555. PA 68 Chevelle SS, convertible, 396-325, Turbo 400, buckets, console, factory tach, clock & gauges, 33112-bolt posi, ps, pdb, pwr top, Rallye wheels with redline Polyglas tires, 74k, tinted glass, beautiful older restoration, frame-off of an original #s matching car. $55,000. 740-373-6179. OH 73 Corvette, 454-275, 4-spd, air, full power, #s match, lots of work done on car the past 5 years, 3,000 mi, orange, black, glass 1-tops, past owner 20 years. $17,900. 217-687-4200. IL DODGE 68 Hemi Charger, original engine & trans. 2 previous owners, 78K miles, all options minus pw, red, black/black, just finished keeper resto, change of plans, Dick Landy modified engine, broadcast sheet, Cerncard, G Govier book decoded, all #s match. $75,000. Darryl 928-204-1418. AZ 70 Challenger T/A, #s matching motor, console automatic, T/A, pa, pdb, 44.000 original miles, tinted glass, stored since 1980, rally red, black vinyl top, interior, 11 ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! ONLY $15. partly disassembled for restoration, painted steel wheels, Polyglas tires, needs minimal rust repair. $18,900. 616-863-9088. MI MERCURY 62 Monterey, big engine, auto transmission, power steering, power brakes, power top, radio, very solid car, stored in museum. burkart 1 @charter.net . $9,800. 715-8328415. 715-829-0400. WI 66 Meteor, 2-dr. rare Canadian Montcalm edition, untouched since factory, ps, auto, 2nd owner, 2-tone cream & black, new radials, safety inspected & certified, appraised for $12,000, consider offers or Toyota 4wd or touring motorcycle. $9,999. pastor.steve(d/ sympatico.ca 705-945-5393. ON, CN PLYMOUTH 70 Road Runner, 383 4-spd, ps, bench, recent paint, orig color Hemi orange, new chrome, orig rust-free undercarriage, gorgeous. $19,500. 860-742-8261. CT 70 Superbird, 440, 4-speed, console, buckets, Dana rear, matching numbers, lemon twist, black interior, 32,000 miles, just complete fresh restoration, trailer queen. $70,000. 604-521-0981. BC SHELBY 65 Mustang, Shelby 5S183, Concours National show winner, original Sacramento black plate car, in registry, original wood wheel, alum, 110, gauges, block, etc. roykaku@pacbell.net . $70,000. Roy 916736-2323. CA. JUNE Rallye des Princesses, 1-6. The rally will follow the inaugural route this year, approximately 1,600 km from Paris to the French Riviera. Classic cars built up to the 1972 model year are eligible, and entry is open to crews consisting of two women or a woman with a male co-driver (only the woman is authorized to drive). Information is available at www.zaniroli.com, e-mail zaniroli@club-intemet.fr. 11th Annual BMW Classic Motorcar Rally, 5-8. This year the rally heads to Whidbey Island, Washington, north of the Puget Sound, where it will extend 400 miles on paved roads. Collector cars of 25 years of age or older will make up the "Classic Division" while cars 1979 or newer will make up the "Contemporary Division." All proceeds benefit the College Planning Network. Contact: 206/323-0624, seacpn@collegeplan.org. (WA) AUGUST 30th Annual Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races, 1517. Presented by Dodge, featuring Ford's Racing Heritage. Laguna-Seca Raceway, Monterey, California. Contact: 800/327-SECA, www.lagunaseca.com . (CA) You can't trust them with just anyone. Prized Possessions. No matter what your prized possessions are, our award-winning equipment provides immaculate, enclosed, door-to-door transport. We offer containerizing for overseas shipping, automobile storage, and pier service. Featuring HighwayMaster satellite tracking/communication systems. Visit our web site at www.horselesscarriage.com .tleriilliSS jrn 4510, I NA,. ■ " .411111. - 1 trzirrizzi,le (Earricr$, 61 Iowa Avenue • Paterson, Newlorsey 07503 800-631 -7796 • In Ni 973-7421.612973-742-13369 June, 2003 •■■•• 73 Vintage Rally Calendar 28th Targa Rusticana, 31. This one-day rally, based at Llandrindod Wells, and run by the Oxford University Motor Drivers' Club, is an excellent introduction to the sport of classic rallying. Details from Stuart Collins, +44 (0)1792 655562. (UK) SEPTEMBER World Cup Rally 2003, 28- October 8. The rally returns to the Sahara Desert, with a 10-day drive starting and finishing in France, with a crossing of the Mediterranean to Tunisia. Classic category classes are 2 liters and below, and over 2 liters, with the World Cup Trophy going to cars on sale 1991 and later. Rally some of the wide open spaces you normally only see in movie epics and pound some of the smoother tracks left over from the Dakar Rally during a remarkable experience of Northern Africa. +44 1235 851291, www.worldcuprally.com. (UK) Forza Mile, 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; ww. vintagerall ies.com . (CT). GLENMGDR SIGNIFICANT AUTOMOBILES September 14, 2003 GLEN MR COUNTRY CLUB Canton, Ohio www.glenmoorgathering.com * 330.966.3600 A1-111ERINCI or

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  Bike Buys / John Duss 1972-74 Moto Guzzi V7 Sport 00 kilometers per hour, 200 kilograms and five speeds" was the engineer's goal for the Moto Guzzi V7 Sport. Derived from the Giulio Carcanodesigned Moto Guzzi V-twin civilian and military models of the early 1960s, the low, sleek and racy V7 Sport gives the immediate impression of power and speed. Engineer Lino Tonti prepared special V7 tourers for international speed-record attempts at Monza in 1969. The result was 19 records, and Tonti determined the V7 engine could be made powerful enough to compete in sporting arenas. The placement of the alternator at the forward end of the crankshaft enabled Tonti to design a strong and low-slung frame capable of withstanding the twin's torque reaction while delivering faultless handling and a low seat height. The graceful gas tank and triangular locking toolboxes are nestled within the frame. Hand-grip and foot-peg rubbers have matching patterns. The switch gear is handsome. The bike has a graceful sweeping exhaust, with an X-shaped crossover beneath the transmission and long, racy-looking (though quiet) mufflers, with shark-gill louvers cut into the rear extension that complete the elegant picture. The prototype production model debuted at Monza in July 1971 and achieved a respectable third-place finish behind a Triumph Trident and Art in metal. a 750 Honda. The initial run (150) of special hand-built V7 Sports was painted lime green for the gas tank and toolboxes, and red for the frame (Telaio Rosso). V7 Sport engines have high-compression pistons, a hot camshaft, a five-speed gearbox behind a car-type clutch and front braking provided by a double-sided twin leading-shoe drum brake the size of a pie plate. Electric starting is by Bosch. Borrani cross-wire spoked wheels are fitted. Due to robust construction of both the engine and drive train, these machines are very reliable despite their sporting heritage. The only potential weak link is the starter, but it can be rewound stronger for approximately $250 if it becomes a problem. Beware—replacing the OEM mufflers can cost more than $600. At a touch over 4,000 rpm in fifth gear, the speedometer registers 75 mph and there USAPPRAISAL MONTHLY MYSTERY PHOTO Response Deadline June 25, 2003 - I  :  . .. -  e,  • • . - — , - i t 1963 Porsche 356B Carrera 2 Coupe /11C'v C * ' ....■...., , % t I . .4 AO. We specialize in buying, selling, trading and consignment of historic sports cars and racing cars. We have been in business for over 25 years and maintain and inventory of 1520 classic cars. 9:T7 1962 Jaguar E-Type S.1 Roadster Years produced  Colors  Number produced  Engine  Transmission  Weight  Price new  Value today  Cost of full service/tune  Engine #  1972-74 limegreen/red; burgundy/black; red/black; black/black 879 748-cc air-cooled V-twin five-speed 495 lb approx. $2,600 $5,500-$10,000 $325 Left side of crankcase—begins VK; frame 4 matches engine Perfect V7 Sport owner: Lover of European machinery with a lifetime supply of Nevr-Dull Fun to ride *Iv** Ease of maintenance trer** Appreciation **tent (***** is best) are still more than 3,000 rpm to explore. Only a few V7 Sports were imported to the United States, the bulk of which were 1973 models. A Motorcyclist magazine review at the time described the V7 Sport as a masterpiece, "in many ways the perfect motorcycle, or more than a motorcycle, a work of art." It represents the culmination of the early superbikes as art in metal, with drum brakes, hand-crafted-type fittings and beautiful lines.• Our Photo, Your Caption Be the author of the most accurate, creative or provocative response and receive a sure-to-be-collectible-someday 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 74 1957 Porsche 356A Speedster  2000 Ferrari 360 Modena Fl 7456 La Jolla Blvd. La Jolla, CA 92037 858-459-3500/3512 FAX www.grandprixclassics.corn Sports Car Market

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Motobilia / Carl Bomstead Object:  Auction:  Estimate:  Sale price: W That's My Baby 1926 Bugatti Type 52 Child's Car—Lot #36 RM at the Arizona Biltmore; Phoenix, Arizona; January 17, 2003 $13,000-$18,000 $5,175, including 15% buyer 's premium hat a treat it must have been being Ettore Bugatti's son, Roland. He was born in 1922, the year Bugatti introduced its first production eight-cylinder car, the Type 30. When Roland was four, his famous father built an electrically powered half-scale Grand Prix car for him to play with. The car was based on the Type 35, which had dominated racing from the time it was introduced in 1924 until the end of the decade. The Type 35 established Bugatti as a racing-car manufacturer of consequence. It was first produced for the French Grand Prix at Leon and went through several stages of development, culminating in the Type 35B, which had a supercharged 2.3-liter engine. The car was successful indeed, winning 12 major Grand Prix events in 1926 alone. Bugatti claimed the Type 35 won over 2,000 trophies that year. The scale model that Ettore built for his son was presented at the 1927 Milan Auto Show as a child's car. It was later put in production with a slightly lengthened wheelbase and was referenced as the Type 52 "Baby" Bugatti. Factory brochures recommended it for children ages six to eight and stated that it had a top speed of 10-11.25 mph. It was powered by a 12-volt accumulator that in turn drove an electric motor, was six feet in length and weighed 150 pounds. About 90 of the Type 52s were built EILJ Ft IP CAIN SIP CD FIT S, AMERICA hi IVI 113 11_ E , I-1CM FO D  11- CSIVI Without Reserve" CSX 4213 Shelby Cobra 427  SOLD HAM #2 of 40 Anniy. — all alloy  1969 Boss 429 is KK#1908 19K ml, all #s, docs, full history 1964 Corvette Fuel Injection  11K ml, #s match Daytona/White  1969 Corvette Roadster 427/435 4 Speed, Monza Red, Restored Marriott Hartl August 10th 2003 itry 1967 Shelby G1500 #2051 4 speed, Full Restoration 1976 Porsche 912e Ground up show winning restoration, fuel injection Not a real Type 52, but very close. and, according to the Bugatti Owners Club of England, there are 30 still in existence. The "Baby" Bugattis were not just for children, as adults were often pictured driving them. The cost when new of the miniature car is not known, but we can be assured that the son of a man working for an hourly wage would not be driving one. It was stated that they were even for hire at stands along the promenades of Nice and Cannes. The car offered at the RM auction, held at the Arizona Biltmore on January 17 of this year, was not an original car. It was a replica, with the catalog description stating that it was nearly identical to the original. I would hazard a guess that if one of the remaining original Type 52s crossed the block at a venue like this, it would sell in the mid-five figures. But the crowd at RM did not get very excited by this replica. Its selling price of $5,175 was less than a third of the $18,000 high estimate. There are many possible reasons this car didn't do better—including the possibility that parents are no longer indulging their children with $15,000 toy cars—but I believe that this is simply the market price, and to bring much more, you'd have to be selling the real thing.• June, 2003  1934 Chevrolet Hot Rod Outlaw body and chassis, ALL options with leather! Presented during the prestigious Monterey Historic Races & Pebble Beach Concours weekend CONSIGN NOW! 602-252-2697 www.russoandsteeleicom 75

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Reviews Ratings: *11r1^-11-* Please Jaguar XJ-S, The Full Story of Jaguar's Grand Tourer Author:  Web site:  ISBN:  Size:  Rating:  Price:  Publisher:  Phone:  Brian Long Veloce Publishing +44 01305 260068 www.veloce.co.uk 1-901295-43-5 81/2 x 10 inches, hardbound 192 pages $49.95 XJ-S owners that can't get enough *fra-* Anyone else on the planet Brian Long's writing style has the feel of a familial story being passed down through the generations. The narrative starts with an overview of the history of Jaguar and the trials and tribulations of its growth. The following five chapters focus on the XJ-S itself, beginning with its development and including some unusual pictures of prototypes. Long's understanding of and passion for the car are evident here; his biography states that he currently owns an XJ-S and has close ties with the Jaguar factory. The various versions of the XJ-S are discussed in detail, including the convertible, engine modifications, option availability and body redesigns, the majority of which are illustrated in period advertisements. THE FULL STORY OF JAGUAR As you might expect, this is a rose- colored view of the XJ-S, with scant mention of current low resale values and the everhigher costs of maintenance and repair as these cars age. There are tables from which to glean important, as well as trivial, facts—from horsepower to the number of blades on the cooling fan. A brief look at the car's competition history completes the historical information. The book then concludes with a discussion of the future of Jaguar, and specifically the XK8's role in it. A pair of appendices follows, with brief tips for buying and restoring an XJ-S, along with yearly production totals. There are only two books devoted solely to the XJ-S offered by Motorbooks International. The other, by Graham Robson, is black-andwhite and 26 pages shorter, and costs $15 less. If these high-speed GT cars are your fetish, the numerous reprints of the period XJ-S ads are reason enough to buy Long's book. And if you are merely looking for a well-written book about the XJ-S with an element of reference and a dose of color, I suggest you overlook the book's high price and sometimes ungainly layout. LI the end, you won't be disappointed.—David Slama 76  is best. Two copies of books, videos, CDs etc. must be furnished for review send both copies to SCM, PO. Box 16130, Portland OR 97292 The Complete British Motorcycle The Classics From 1907 to The Present Author:  John Carroll Publisher: Phone:  Web site:  ISBN:  Size:  Price:  Rating:  MBI Publishing Company 800/826-6600 www.motorbooks.corn 0-7603-1148-X 11 x 12 inches, hardbound, 192 pages $29.95 Limey bike lovers **** General two-wheeler fans From the end of WWII until the '60s, when Honda entered the picture, the motorcycle in the average American garage was likely to be British. The island nation produced a large variety of modestly priced single- and twin-cylinder models that cost less and were more maneuverable than the domestically produced Harley-Davidsons and Indians. Essentially a picture book, this volume is dominated by large color photos of motorcycles, and nothing but motorcycles. No backgrounds of curving gravel driveways or picturesque green English countrysides distract the eye. Instead, space is reserved for images of wellrestored machines on white backgrounds, with smaller detail shots of fuel tanks, headlamps and engines. All of the usual suspects are represented—BSA, Norton and Triumph—as well as many makes less familiar to American ears, such as Cotton and Scott. Most individual models receive two pages, with brief boxes of specifications provided next to each. The capsule descriptions are adequate but not penetrating. Although British motorcycle manufacturers built handsome and charismatic products, they could not stand up to better-prepared competitors from Japan, Italy, Germany and the US, and they disappeared one by one. Most of the brands were extinct by the mid-'70s, with a couple exceptions. The illfated Hesketh of the early '80s was an attempt to build a British V-twin that looked like a Ducati, but it never reached large-scale production. Triumph, of course, was relaunched in the '90s with a successful line that continues. Even with its modest amount of text, this book still provides enough information Director:  Producer:  Phone:  Web site:  Format:  Price:  Rating:  Corvettes at Carlisle 2002 Video Angelo Del Monte Olegna Productions, Inc. 877/288-6843 www.corvettevideos.corn VHS, 60 minutes $19.95 Souvenir seekers **** Guys who like car videos Corvettes at Carlisle 2002 celebrates Corvette's 50-year anniversary party, held at the annual gathering of the faithful in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The event had an Evolution Display of 103 Corvettes, including one of almost every year, body style, special edition and anniversary edition since the 1953 introduction. A 1953 "Restoration Celebration" Corvette was touted as the finest-ever restored '53 and auctioned off for charity. The video also covers the traditional annual happenings: A small sea of children modeled their miniatures, including examples of Barbie's bubble-gum convertible. Later, in an "only at Carlisle" moment, three beauty contestants answered Corvette trivia. For car buffs, the video features Chip's Choice cars. This segment, with cars selected by event co-founder Chip Miller, is the technical highlight of the video. Each car gets brief exposure during the narration of its specs and racing and restoration history. The coverage of the downtown cruise feels like it lasts about as long as the real thing. Yes, it's fun to watch parades of pretty cars being gawked at by the masses. But the video producer, Olegna, pads its coverage with various clips that drag on longer than the front ends of Darth Vader Stingrays. 411 NI* THE COMPLETE MOTORCYCLE RITISH N THE CLASSICS FROM 1907 TO THE PRESENT On the production side, the goopy visual effects are a bit much. And the soundtrack, with its torturing synthesizer beats— though better than that of the previous year—surely escaped from a high-school band room. Corvettes at Carlisle 2002 is heavy with the sentiment and light, but not empty, with the tech specs. It features a steady stream of interesting bits of history, making it a suitable souvenir for Carlisle participants and a for enthusiasts to look up the model Uncle Joe rode back in the '50s. Those who require more extensive details should look into one of the many books covering specific marques, from AJS to Vincent—Bill Neill fine consolation prize for anyone who missed it but desperately wanted to be there. But if you're an automotive aficionado looking for a different perspective on the Corvette, this isn't the video for you.—Darin Halkides Sports Car Market

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PASSPORT - The 1st Annual Barrett-Jackson Petersen SCM INSIDER'S SEMINAR June 20, 2003 • Petersen Automotive Museum • Los Angeles, CA "What's Hot & What's Not" Don't Miss Keith Martin's New Multimedia Presentation! Which cars are fully valued? Which cars have appreciation potential in the short, medium and long term'? Are there ways to spot "sleepers," vintage cars that are inexpensive now but have the potential to increase dramatically in price'? Sign up now for SC'M's 1st Annual Insider's Seminar at BarrettJackson's Petersen Automotive Museum Auction and find out when Publisher Keith Martin explores "What's hot And What's Not," his all-new multimedia presentation. Participants will be part of an exclusive, intimate group that will participate in no-holds-barred discussions 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 on Friday, June 20, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Connor Pavilion. SCM analysts will be available to examine cars and answer questions. There will also be short presentations on the hest %‘ ays to insure. ship, lease and appraise your collector cars. After each discussion, there ■ ill be ample time for you to ask direct questions about the auction experience. We guarantee you'll get straight answers. Register Today! Space is strictly limited and previous events have sold out quick- ly. Cost, per person, for the seminar, field walk and unlimited personal consultations with the SCM stall is just $ I 75, 5300 for two for SCA4 subscribers or CF200 members. (Non-subscribers. S225 S400.) Tuition is refundable, less a $50 processing fee, if requested prior to June 16, 2003. Don't be left out. Send in the form below today N‘ ith your payment to secure your space. For more information, contact David Slama at 503/ 261-0555 ext. 206, e-mail david.slamatitsportscarmarket.com . One-Day Seminar • The Field Walk: Experts Help You Inspect Cars • Unlimited Consultation with SCM Professionals • Which Cars Are Hot Today • And Much, Much More / -s  et www.barrett—latiffon.com I • • • 41—• -• • • • HAGERTY) C01 ifIr(ar It Insmrame Premier SPACE IS LIMITED! DEADLINE - JUNE 16, 2003 (Reservations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Don't be left out!) Name (If registering for more than one person, please place additional details on separate sheet.) Address City Best Phone E-mail State Fax Zip Signature Send this form to SCM Petersen Seminar 2003 P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292 Fax 503/253-2234; Phone 503/261-0555 x206; e-mail: david.slama@sportscarmarket.com Payment in Full Required E Enclosed is my check made out to Sports Car Market E Charge my VISA/MC  Total Amount $  Card #  Exp. Date

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Twenty Year Picture Late-Model Thunder Buggies $60,000 $55,000 $50,000 $45,000 $40,000 $35,000 $30,000 $25,000 • - III 1995 Dodge Viper RT/10 1995 Ford Mustang Cobra "R" 1995 Chevy Corvette ZR1 Mystery Photo Answers hand-drive car. Quoted later, he said, "I was inspired by the book QuickStarts, by Eileen Dover." — Rene Bourget, Bellevue, WA alive. Anything with Lucas electronics will eat you Michael Shaw, Stone Mountain, GA — She's A Man-Eater Human cannonballer Bob requests a higher aim for his next attempt to fly over six Healeys in a row.—Bill Klausman, Vancouver, WA Bob took it to heart when he heard that chicks dig guys who really know how to do a "Le Mans start."—Reid Trummel, Tampa, FL The breach delivery was totally unexpected.—Charles Hurbis, via e mail As Sidney grew older, his interests switched to motorcars. Yet, somehow, he still retained the feeling from his old school dorm rules that: Passions may be indulged in so long as one foot remains on the floor!—Lawrence Hamilton Pugh, New Orleans, LA Keith realized, too late, that a LeMans start nosedive was poorly conceived in a right- 78 It was on a nice dry spring afternoon, Sunday the 12th of April, 2002, to be exact, when this "lucky" Austin-Healey owner got stranded with his car on the freeway near Eugene, OR. He had just picked up the car from its former owner and was heading north on 1-5 when the car suddenly stopped. It didn't take long for help to arrive. Another Austin-Healey owner (me), who happened to be on a business trip in the area, saw the red Austin-Healey parked on the side of the freeway. Unfortunately, he drove south and the next exit was 10 miles away. He turned around and offered his help. Names were exchanged, symptoms were discussed and the problem was clear. Armed with a Leatherman tool, the friendly helper went to work. After a couple tries, one hour later the fuel pump was working and the car was running again. The Austin-Healey owner continued his way up to Portland. For the friendly helper, getting his hands dirty by working on an Austin-Healey was what made his day.—Udo Putzke, via e - mail Oh great, now the Viagra kicks in.—Craig C. Laughlin, Lake Oswego, OR Where is the fuel pump? ... Get me a hammer!—John Weinberger, via e - mail Editor Martin performing an arabesque croise penche le style de Healey.—Carol Shults, former ballet mistress, Ballet Oregon, Portland, OR There goes Bob, getting sucked into yet another car project!—Gunther Hanke, Huntington Beach, CA Jason always liked to tease Austin-Healeys. This time, however, he got too close!—Ray Suchta, McMurray, PA I knew this car was a money pit, but a carnivore? Bob Kraft, Merced, CA I told you the door fit was off. — — ner, Ticonderoga, NY When I said, "The best way to get a ride is to show a little leg," this is not what I meant.— Gary Koppang, via e - mail The car wanted from him what it wanted from all its prior owners: his wallet.—Winston Chew, San Jose, CA And this month's winner of a sure-to-becollectible-someday 1:18 scale model courtesy of Dave Kinney 's USAppraisal is Bob Kraft, for understanding just how all-consuming a classic car can be.• Sports Car Market Ed War- Prices are for cars in excellent condition. This information is provided courtesy of Cars of Particular Interest Value Guide. CPI is the guide most ofien used by by credit unions to determine load values of collectible domestic and imported cars. Ph: 888/ 760-2267, www.blackbookusa.com •

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Develop a price guide like Mercato in Cavallino magazine.—Greg Chamandy, Webmount, QC Please stop bashing Alfas. They are incredibly engineered, fine cars. Fun magazine in every way.—Andrew Perlman, Ridgefield, CT I can't believe I've been reading this magazine for over 10 years! When will I be receiving my Keith Martin bobblehead doll?—Richard Peck, Dallas, TX Jim awaits your magazine anxiously every month!—Mrs. Jim Flinn, Seattle, WA Now my favorite car mag. More eBay sales advisable? Love Ferraris and motorcycles.— Paul Pizzo, Tampa, FL Tips for purchasing Ferrari Boxers 365512BBi.—Ray Varrengia, Mahwah, NJ Comments With Your Renewals Best read of the month by far. However, if you are going to continue to turn your nose up at replicas, at least be consistent and paint the repro Testarossa with the same brush as the Beck Spyder, regardless of the selling price.—Warwick Lowe, Miami, FL Great magazine—really look forward to it each month. Ever thought about a "Year in Review" issue?—Donald Greco, Summit, NJ Don't change—I keep digging up new subscribers for you.—Loyal Jodar, Petoskey, MI Remember your roots and put the Alfa section back in front of the Ferraris, etc., where it belongs—alphabetically and otherwise.—Fred Schueddekopp, Anacortes, WA Once a month is not enough. I need my fix JACKSON HOLE COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION July 5th & 6th Teton Village near Jackson, Wyoming more often—Steven Fein, Plantation, FL A reader's profile, featuring show pictures and copy of car.—Mitchell Josephs, West Palm Beach, FL We're starting something similar to that this month, with "SCM Picks. "—ED. My favorite magazine to receive every month. More vintage Corvette coverage ('53-'67), especially this 50th anniversary year—Larry Schey, Athens, OH As I am an automotive columnist, I find this is one of the few magazines worth reading.—Larry Printz, Emmaus, PA And thanks to all ofyou for your thoughtful comments and your renewals.—Cindy Banzer and Keith Martin• HOT AUGUST NIGHTS GREATEST NOSTALGIC CAR AUCTION IN THE WORLD August 7th, 8th, 9th & 10th Reno • Sparks Convention Center UPCOMING EVENTS Mammoth Lakes • 100 Cars Mammoth, California • June 21st Jackson Hole • 150 Cars Jackson, Wyoming • July 5th-6th Hot August Nights • 900 Cars Reno, Nevada • August 7th-10th Sun Valley. 250 Cars Sun Valley, Idaho • August 30th-31st BEND, OREGON • MAY 24TH PUYALLUP. WASHINGTON • MAY 31ST BILLINGS, MONTANA • JUNE 7TH COEUR D'ALENE, IDAHO • JUNE 14TH MAMMOTH LAKES. CALIFORNIA • JUNE 21ST MISSOULA. MONTANA • JUNE 28TH JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING • JULY 5TH-6TH POST FALLS, IDAHO • JULY 12TH RENO, NEVADA • AUG 7TH-10TH • HOT AUGUST NIGHTS • FIVE STAR INVITATIONAL SUN VALLEY. IDAHO. AUG 30TH-31ST .. FALL CALENDAR TO BE ANNOUNCED... TO BUY OR SELL 1-800-255-4485 WWW.SILVERAUCTIONS.COM June, 2003 COLLECTOR CAR AUCTIONS 79

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1966 Jaguar E-Type roadster. Lacquer, Bartlett leather, matching #s, older restoration, receipts, driving pleasure. $34,500. Don, M-F, 916/489-5361. (CA) 1990 Ducati 888 SP2. Rare numbered edition. $34k invested. 7,231 actual miles. Marchesini, Ohlins, Termignoni, Brembo. Recent service. $13,500. fredd@ci.aspen.co.us , 970/9205010. (CO) SCM Showcase WANTED: Ferrari 308 GTS QV. SCM Managing Editor Cindy Banzer has decided it's time for her to have her own Ferrari. No-stories car, friendly price, please. Blue would be nice. Will fly in and drive home, cbanzer@sportscarmarket. com , 503/ 253-2915. (OR) 1988 Ferrari 328GTS. Grigio with tan. Beautiful combination. Under 12,000 miles. Complete 30K service, including belts, in 2001 at 9,500 miles. Custom sheepskins and Keith Collins mats. Books, tools, records, history. Excellent condition. $51,900. Craig Balaban, 516/8859356 or CMBlink@excite.com . (NY) 995 Guldstrand Corvette Nassau Roadster "Prototype." Red, tan leather, V' of 3 ever made, rarest factory authorized production Corvette, in dozens of books & magazines, Pirelli Tire poster car, 11K miles, tons of documentation, too much to list, offers around $100K considered. Craig Brody, 954/ 646-8819 info/photos. www.guitarbroker.com/ guittxt.htm#cars. 1989 Chrysler TC by Maserati. Turbochargedconvertible with both hard and soft tops. Full power, leather and in excellent condition with 65k miles. $6,995. Contact Michael Cannillo, 917/620-8158 (NYC) or maxforza@aol.com 1977 Pontiac Lemans Can Am. Ultra rare 1 of 1377 ever made! Matching numbers, 6.6 Itr. T/A engine. All original and mint! $11,995 negotiable. Michael Cannillo, 917/620-8158 (NYC) or e-mail maxforza@aol.com I 1111r"--"MI !g=, 1969 Porsche 911S. Extensively prepared race car. Ex-Wade Carter, first Portland Enduro, 3rd in class, 6" place overall. Brian Redman Classic, Road America 2002. Engine by Dick Eldrude. Hot Garb, twin-plug 915 transmission, halon fire system, fuel cell, Wilwood brakes, brake bias, custom exhaust, roll cage, spares. Recent major purchase forces sale of this loyal car. $40,000. 206/769-6030. (WA) 1972 Datsun 240Z. Orange/black. West Coast car. No rust, runs like a top, fresh brakes, drive it anywhere. $5,000/obo. 404/822-6250; email: crcote@mindspring.com (GA) 1996 Impala SS. Original AZ owner. 45K miles. 3.73 gears, high-stall, Hotchkiss suspension, cold-air intake, Dynomax exhaust. No paintwork ever. No dings. $24,900. 480/ 390-8210. (AZ) ISO _ 1957 Porsche 356A Speedster. VIN 82936, ruby red exterior with beige interior, a nicely restored example of Porsche's beloved Speedster with original engine and gearbox as per factory build sheet. $62,500. info@grand(-) prixclassics.com or 858/459-3500. (CA) ; 1952 Jaguar XK 120 FHC. Corvette 327 V8, Muncie 4-speed, original, restored & rust-free w/California black plates, pro-built. Fast and beautiful! $21,500. 805/466-1015, zl@fix.net (CA) 1993 Corvette. 40-year anniversary. Yellow/ black, 300 hp, 6-speed, AM/FM CD, power windows and locks, air, cruise, tilt, hard top and convertible. 26 miles per gallon at 80 mph. $18,500. 509/290-4356. (WA) 1956 Aston Martin DB214 Mark ll drophead. RHO, one of 24, same AMOC owner 32 years. $55,000, David Brownell, 802/362-4719, dbrownell@sprynet.com (VT) 1991 Lotus Esprit X180R. #12 of 20 factory-built street-legal race cars. Roll cage, race suspension and brakes. Blueprinted engine with factory mods. All original, one owner, 15,000 miles. $49,000. Kevin McGovern, 410/964-1459. (MD) 1988 Corvette convertible. 24,000 orig. miles, metallic brown, tan/tan, 350 ci, "4+3" 4spd w/overdrive, Delco/Bose stereo cassette, all options incl. both pwr seats, climate control, cruise, everything's original except tires! Clean CarFax. Will deliver (drive) anywhere N. Amer. for expenses. $17,750 offers, trades. 858/243-3948. 1980 Maserati Kyalami. The car shown in "The Great Book of Sports Cars." Excellent history & condition. 1 of 150 built. $23,500/ ono. E-mail gpstarr@prexarcom or phone 207/282-5030. (ME) 969 Ferrari 2656T 2+2. 45,000 miles, original leather, books, tools, records, outstanding condition, regularly driven to Monterey Historics. $54,900. Bill, 562/430-0807. (CA) 1960 Chrysler 300F. $33,000. Complete restoration in 1997. Original 413 engine with Cross Ram. Many options. 814/466-6115 or mavche@engrpsu.edu .(PA)

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Neat Stuff / Bengt Halvorson Retro "Flying A" Cooler These replicas of 1940s- and '50s-era all-steel picnic coolers have all the style of the originals but incorporate modern insulation and the use of rust-resistant alu- minum along with steel. The lead-free powder coating is scratch resistant, with chrome used in the corners and for the handle and locking bar. The logo used is that of Flying A, a chain of gas stations from that period. Made in a very limited edition of only 500 units. Price: $137.00. American Retro, 866/715-0100, www.american-retro.com . 31 Chevron Car Bundle Forget dolls or Lincoln Logs or even Hot Wheels! Make sure your children embrace our love of cars and thirst for petroleum with this complete set of Chevron Cars. If you've missed out on the ads and billboards, this set takes off on the popular long-running series of Chevron gas-station commercials featuring talking cars. It even includes the two newest cars—Charlie Chaser and Dylan Dasher—and some of the oldest ones, too. The original accessories for each car are included, and a set of Chevron Cars magnets is also part of the package. Each car comes in its own box, with its own distinctive face, personality and story. Price: $246.72. Chevron Cars, 800/676-1837, www.chevroncars.com . Massage Cushion If you're blaming your car's unsupportive seats for your achy back, this might help. This sophisticated massage pad doesn't just vibrate, it also has a Shiatsu-like kneading motion throughout the seatback and lower cushion, thanks to six separate dual-speed motors. Through the wired remote, knead- June, 2003 Old OEM headlights leaving you in the dark? Now you can supplement them with the latest technology—bright, intense headlights that smartly shine into a bend in the road. The HeIla DynaView advanced sensor system monitors your yaw rate (rate of change in direction) and switches the appropriate cornering lamp on at the beginning of a curve in the road, helping you get a better view of the corner. Great for any type of night driving, but especially useful if you need to traverse dark, curvy roads. Comes with lamps, control unit and installation instructions. Price: $449.96. Classic Garage, 845/940-1900, www.classicgarage.com . Dash Pad Restoration ing and vibration can be selected separately or together. Fastens easily with elastic straps and fasteners. Measures 43 inches long by 19 inches wide. Synthetic fabric outside and foam inside. Price: $129.99. The Sharper Image, 800/344-4444, www.thesharperimage.com . Automatic Cornering Driving Lamps Price as tested: $74,658 Likes: Fortress-like solidity; great visibility forward; easy-to-read instrument cluster; firm, posh leather seats; 5-liter V8 provides lots of grunt; swift, sure braking; ignores the weather; 7,000-lb towing capacity; independent, electronically controlled locking diffs. Gripes: Neo-'48 Willys wagon styling; entry/ exit awkward due to great height from ground; lousy rearward vision; illogical rear wiper placement; aerodynamics of a large building; enormously thirsty—and premium required. Fun to drive: tr* Fun to look at: Funny to look at Overall ownership experience: * Verdict: If you want to one-up your neighbors with their Hummers and Range Rovers, this is a vehicle to consider. But to select this moose as an everyday vehicle borders on folly and provides more high-velocity ammo for those who would rule SUVs off the road. If this version doesn't satisfy your longings, Daimler-Chrysler will sell you an AMG version with even higher performance and lousier fuel mileage. It stickers for about $92,000.—Dave Brownell 2003 BMW X5 4.4i Glovebox Notes 2003 Mercedes-Benz G500 A brief look at cars of interest that have passed through the SCM stable. fr*-*** is best Tired of seeing that cracked, ragged dash? Or that tacky discount-store cover that doesn't quite match? Through a process called Thermo Vacuum Forming, Just Dashes can restore your dash to its original specifications and condition. The foam is contoured by hand, and thicker-gauge modem UV-resistant vinyl is used over it so the restored pad is more durable than the original. Process takes five weeks and requires sending original dash pad. Price: $280-$1,100. Just Dashes, 800/247-3274, www.justdashes.com . If you have Neat Stuff to share with SCM, please send it to: copyed@sportscarmarket.com . Price as tested: $61,775 Likes: Responsive engine, great seating position, classy looks in and out, doesn't feel top-heavy. Gripes: Center control panel full of typical hard-to-reach and badly labeled buttons, counter-intuitive radio and navigation system. Becoming pricey. Fun to drive: **or** Fun to look at: **** Overall ownership experience: **** Verdict: The X5 was ahead of its time. First derided due to limited off-road capabilities, it's now a front-runner in the A'VVD cross-over segment. When I flogged it on a nasty, graveled, pothole-strewn mountain road, it never missed a beat. And it felt like a BMW when I pushed it in the twisties. BMW should beware, however— new Japanese segment competitors are almost as good, and much cheaper.—Keith Martin

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Resource Directory Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 503/261-7127 x202 for information, email artdir@sportscarmarketcom. AUCTION COMPANIES Artcurial-Briest-Poulain-Le  Fur. 33-01 42 99 20 20, fax 33-01 42 99 20 21. Maison de vente aux encheres, 7, Rond-Point des Champs Elysees, 75008 Paris. e-mail: artcurial@auction.fr. www.poulainlefurcom. Barrett-Jackson Auction. 480/421- 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. 44-207-2288000, fax 44-207-585-0830. Christie's. 310/385-2699, fax 310/ 385-0246. 360 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. www.christies.com . Dana Mecum Auction Company. 815/568-8888, fax 815/568-6615. P.O. Box 422, Marengo, IL 60152. eBay Motors, a part of eBay Inc. List your car for sale for only $40 and pay $40 more when it sells. Visit the "Services" section on www.ebaymotors.com for more details. H&H Classic Auctions. 44-1925 730630, fax 44-1925 730830 Whitegate Farm, Hatton Lane, Hatton, Cheshire, England. WA4 4BZ info@classicauctions.co.uk, www.classic-auctions.com . Kruse International. 800/968-4444, fax 260/925-5467. P.O. Box 190, Auburn, IN 46706. Kensington Motor Group, Inc. 631/537-1868, fax 6311537-2641. P.O. Box 2277, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. KenMotor@aol.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 . RM Auctions, Inc. 310/246-9880, fax 310/246-9744. 9300 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. #550, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. www.rmauctions.com. Russo and Steele. 602/252-2697, www.russoandsteele.com . (AZ) Silver Auctions. 800/255-4485, 2020 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205. silver @spokane.net;www.silverauctions.com . Santiago Collector Car Auctions. 800/994-2816, fax 405/8436251. 7321 N. Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73116. E-mail Rocky: rockydb5@sbcglobal.net. APPRAISALS 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: 860/658-2714. 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. E-mail: cwc-cars@cox.net. (CT) Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 206/ 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, insur- 82  ance, disputes, estates, pre-purchase, donations, etc. E-mail: appraisals@ cosmopolitanmotors.com . (WA) 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). Email: dhkinney@usappraisal.com; Web: www.usappraisal.com. (VA) Joseph L. Troise Appraisals. 415/332-8183. 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@pacbell.net ; www.bestyellow.com/classic/index.htm. Auto Appraisal Group. 800/848- 2886. Serving 33 states, valuation, insurance, divorce, trusts, estates, charitable gifts, diminished value, pre-purchase inspections, expert witn ess.www.autoappraisal.com, e-mail: aag@autoappraisal.com. "Not just one man's opinion." Classic Car Research. 248/557-2880. fax 248/557-3511. 15 years in business, IAAA, 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@myvine.com. Featherman & Co. Inc. 610/645- 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.FeathermanCo.com. (PA) AUTOMOBILIA Spyder Enterprises:  lector 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@cosmopol itanmotors.com . 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. Fantasy Junction. 510/653-7555, fax 510/653-9754,www.fantasyjunction.com e-mail sales@fantasyjunction.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. 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@gran dprixclassics.com ; www.grandprixclass ics.com. (CA) 831/659- 5335, fax 831-659-5335. 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) 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: 631/3298589. (NY) BUY/SELL/GENERAL Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 206/ 467-6531, fax 206/467-6532. 2030 8th Ave., Seattle, WA 98121. Experts in col- Oldtimer Garage. 41-31-819 00 00, fax 41-31-819 51 91. Gurbestrasse 3, CH-3125, Toffen, Bern, Switzerland. www.oldtimergarage.com. www.historicalcars.com We BuyWe Sell-We Find. Europe/US/Asia/Far East. If you are looking to buy or sell a vehicle(s) with historic or collector appeal, try us. 30 years of experience, your satisfaction our priority. Any time-Any place-Anywhere. www. h istoricalcars.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 sale-Custom-Built eBay Auction PagesDigital 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@ motorcities.com COLLECTOR CAR FINANCING J.J. Best Banc & Company. 800/ 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. www.jjbest.com . 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.AmericanCollec tors.com, or call toll-free. Available in all states except AK and HI. Hagerty Collector Car Insurance. 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. 800/395-4835. From "brass & wood" antiques to modern 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 . COLLECTOR CAR LEASING Premier Financial Services. 203/ 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: 888/9955800. Sole authorized leasing agent for Barrett-Jackson 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 . RESTORATION/GENERAL Guy's Interior Restorations. 503/ 224-8657, fax 503/223-6953. Awardwinning interior restoration. Leather dyeing and color matching. 431 NW 9th, Portland, OR 97209. VIA TI GE EVENTS The Colorado Grand. 1,000 mile tour of western Colorado. Pre-1961 sports cars. Frank Barrett. 970/926-7810, fax 970/926-1815. CLASSIC CAR TRANSPORT Cosdel International. 415/777- 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.com; www.cosdel.com. Passport Transport. 800/325-4267, fax 314/878-7295. 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Jackson, and Auburn. Standard-of-theindustry 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) Intercity Lines, Inc. 800/221-3936, 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 tracking. Complete service for vintage races, auctions, relocation moves. www.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. I 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 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 RollsRoyce and Jaguar technician. Located an hour and a half from the New York Metropolitan area. Pick-up and delivery arranged. Call Jeff Palmero. AC JWF Restorations, Inc. 503/643- 3225, fax 503/646-4009. Jim Feldman, 11955 SW Faircrest St., Portland, OR 97225-4615 USA. AC restoration specialist. 35 years experience. Partial to full restorations done to street or concours standards. AC Owner's Club Limited. 503/ 643-3225, fax 503/646-4009. US Registrar: Jim Feldman, 11955 SW Faircrest St., Portland, OR 97225- 4615 USA. The World's largest organization of AC owners and enthusiasts. AC ownership not required. Monthly magazine. Austin-Heale■ 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 Austin-Healey 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. (ARI/ VRS), 203/377-6745, fax 203/3860486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT June, 2003  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. Jaguar Jaguar Clubs of North America. 888/CLUBJAG, Write: JCNA, Dept. SCM, 9685 McLeod Rd., RR#2, Chilliwack, BC, CANADA V2P 6114. 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. 847/247- 0447. Authorized Agent for Morgan Motor Company. Sales, Service, Restoration for all vintage British Marques. Always buying clean original and restored examples. Austin-Healey, Jaguar, MG, Triumph. Visit our Web site, northshore sportscars.com , Lake Bluff, IL. Rolls-Royce/Bentley Automotive Restorations, Inc./ Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARI/ VRS), 203/377-6745, fax 203/386-0486, 1785 Barnum 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 Jon Norman's Alfa Parts. 510/5259435, 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 219/471-6359. 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. Complete your restoration. Performance Motoring Associates 831/338-9703, fax 831/338-2031. Former Alfa Romeo dealer and SCCA racing champion, Al Leake has over 30 years of experience 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. alfaromeor estorations.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 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. 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 / LAMBORGHINI 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 of spare 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, simonrandy@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) 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.symbolicmotors.com. 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 '505, '60s and '70s. Also have extensive Lambo 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 203/3860486, 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 300SLs. Large database of older MBs. www.dearbornauto.com . 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. Automotive Restorations, Inc./ Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARI/ VRS), 203/377-6745, fax 203/3860486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. www.VintageRacingServices.com , www.AutomotiveRestorations.com . Porsche 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.• 83

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e iiiiatch A portion of my literature collection was recently sold on eBay. I was not doing the selling; it was being sold by the guy who bought it from me. I had recently gotten carried away with a new oldcar purchase (not an unfamiliar story for any of us, I'm sure) and, since I had not looked at the literature in question for at least six months, I viewed selling the "paper" as a quick source of funds to help finance my new acquisition. I knew the man who bought the literature from me would be selling a portion of the collection and did not think it would bother me to see my stuff being auctioned off, but I must confess to mixed emotions. As I watched "my" literature sell, each piece reminded me of where and how I had acquired it. I was also, obviously, interested in the prices received for the pieces, as when I sold it we each arrived at a total figure and worked from there. In arriving at my total, I had priced the individual pieces and was now comparing my figures to what the buyer realized on eBay. Like any auction, there are tomatoes and potatoes, and this was no exception. A very nice 1937 Packard 12/Super 8 Prestige color catalog realized $326.01 with 14 bids, and I think I had valued it in the $600 range. Another catalog was offered at the same time but had some water damage and a "Buy it Now" price of $925, but it only received 2 bids and at $20.90 did not meet the reserve. I had it valued around the same as the first catalog, so I figured I was on the plus side of the ledger on that one. A favorite piece of mine was a 1941 Packard Upholstery and Paint  MOTC Sample Catalog that I bought at Hershey a number of years ago for about $200. It included samples of convertible-top fabrics and interior fabrics, as well as color samples from that year's Packard models. It was a wonderful piece for anyone with a '41 Packard, which I had at the time. I valued it around $500 and was surprised when 15 bids pushed it to $1,275. The ledger had swung the other way. After watching a few more of these go back and forth, I figured I was going to drive myself nuts figuring out if I was ahead or behind on my initial estimates. I kept telling myself that the guy who purchased my stuff was going to the effort of listing it on eBay, answering the mul- 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. 84  by Carl Bomstead titude of e-mails, hassling with collecting the money and shipping the packages. He was entitled to a reasonable return on his investment, and once I made the decision to sell the stuff, it was gone and I should not be looking back. So I started poking around and came across the interesting items below. But I must confess that I did check back on -my" literature a few more times. EBAY MOTORS #2408764566-1933 CUSTOM FORD. First Bid: $3,200. Number of Bids: 27. SOLD AT: $13,600. Date Sold: to receive a lot of attention and this one was no exception. Condition is paramount when determining value and this dated Skelly Oil map has a few hurts. It was wounded on the top with ravages from bugs and several of the folds have been taped. All of this should have held the bidding to about half of what it sold for. That, however, is only of concern when it is time to sell and if the buyer is happy with his purchase, so what. It's still cheaper than breakfast for two at the Lodge at Pebble Beach. 4/4/2003. This was built in the '50s with a one-piece fiberglass body and is powered by an AB flat motor. One-off creations are usually of questionable taste. This one is no exception, so don't expect an invitation from Ken Gross to show this thing at Pebble. A good part of the value is in the flathead motor and period accessories, but still, given its appearance, I'd be willing to bet that the buyer's everyday car is an Aztek. EBAY #3601268613—PORCELAIN SAXON MOTOR CAR SIGN. First Bid: $25. Number of Bids: 18. SOLD AT: $4,075. Date Sold: 4/8/2003. Saxon Motor Cars were built from 1913 until 1923, and these 18" x 18" signs, with the period lady as the logo, have had much more of a lasting impact than their rather forgettable ARS  cars. Only a handful of these graphic signs are known to exist, and finding one in this condition is a unique opportunity for a collector of vintage automotive signs. Expensive, but find another one that is this mint at any price. EBAY #3207525952— 1928 SKELLY OIL CO. ROAD MAP. First Bid: $40. Number of Bids: 5. SOLD AT: $112.50. Date Sold: 2/16/ 2003. Early road maps with interesting graphics continue EBAY #3215145794—PACKARD MOTOR OIL CAN. First Bid: $24.99. Number of Bids: 14. SOLD AT: $748.88. Date Sold: 3/25/2003. This can dates to the late '40s and is an unusual version with the white body and blue logo. The more common version, with reversed colors, sells in the $150 range, so a bid of $400 should have owned this one, right'. Well, that is what I bid, and I was blown out of the water by people more determined than I. Was it worth this much? To the bidders here, obviously. Let's see if this new valuation brings a bunch of these to market, which would drive values down. Annual taleres 1110.11 ric , 111111 bib"! 1411.1110,1 6111111111111111Pr- EBAY #21665887037-1ST MONTEREY HISTORIC AUTOMOBILE RACE PROGRAM. First Bid: $9.95. Number of Bids: 9. SOLD AT: $255. Date Sold: 3/29/2003. The first of any series commands premium dollars, and this program was no exception. A collection of programs covering the first 29 years of the Monterey Historics was offered individually by the seller. Many of the later ones did not receive the required opening bid, and many others sold for only $9.95. The one for the second year's races, however, received five bids and sold for $126, half that of the first year, but a respectable amount in its own right.•  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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