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Profiled: 1984 Lamborghini Countach, 1929 Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 S , 1951 Ferrari 212 Inter Ghia Coupe, 1921 Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang The Complete nsider's Guide to Collecting r "MARCH C)COC,

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RIVI CLASSIC CARS IN ASSOCIATION WITH SYMBOLIC MOTOR CAR COMPANY PRESENT MOTOR CARS yd./ IN TAGE (ii qneka MARCH 10-11, 2000 AMELIA ISLAND FLORIDA FERRARI 250 LEMANS A wonderful opportunity to acquire one of Enzo Ferrari's last "Dual Purpose" Grand Touring cars. This 250 LM, bearing the serial #6173, has an excellent provenance with early Monza and. Targa Florio history. First time offered, after one owners expert care for the past 25 years ! MARCH 10-11, 2000, A N AtrCTION AT AMELIA ISLAND, FLORID Following last year's successful inaugural event, we are pleased to present 60 of the world's finest automobiles in an Auction held in conjunction with the Amelia Island Concours D'Elegance. Grand cars, white sand beaches, Florida sunshine and the incomparable Ritz-Carlton Hotel will again combine to create an unforgettable weekend. Presented in conjunction with Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance and benefitting Hospice Northeast and the Earl B. Hadlow Center for Caring. CLASSIC CARS Produced by RIVI Classic Car Productions Inc One Classic Car Drive, Blenheim ON (519) 352-4575 or fax (519) 351-1337

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RIYI CLASSIC CARS IN ASSOCIATION WITH SYMBOLIC MOTOR CAR COMPANY PRESEN T NICARS (if ..Wzneliez "'demi 0 "711ORA 1940 PACKARD 180 DARIUN CONY. One of just 12 cars built, this pretty convertible is in outstanding condition. It has been comprehensively maintained, and runs and drives well. From the Tareshawty Darrin Collection 1939 JAGUAR SS100 3.5L ROADSTER A low mileage, number matching original from the Brooks Stevens collection. One of the finest ever available. Offered at no reserve. 1934 ALFA ROMEO Tiro B (P3) Ex-Scuderia Ferrari Team car No.46, painstakingly restored with all numbers matching, this is a rare offering of a legendary race car. MARCH 10-11, 2000 AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA ADDITIONAL ENTRIES ARE INVITED Please contact: Jack Boxstrom  CLASSIC CARS (613) 476-9132 or  fax (613) 476-9133  email: jack@rmcars.com  Also: Dan Warrener or Mike Fairbairn (519) 352-4575 or fax (519) 351-1337 email: mike@rmcars.com For sale information, bidder information or hotel reservations, see our website at www.rmcars.com, or contact: Dana Santavy (519) 352-4575 or fax (519) 351-1337 email: dana@rmcars.com SYNIROI R,  PASSPORT THAN:!::POT, iHi )I7 11 ! Produced by RM Classic Car Productions Inc, 5 West Forest Avenue, Ypsilanti MI 48197, 1-800-211-4371 fax 1-519-351-1337

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10TH MARCH 2000 AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION, RONDA A SALE OF IpNIPORTANT COLLECTO MOTOR CARS AND AUTOMOBILIA Brooks' first sale of the new Millennium in the USA will also represent their first in the Sunshine State of Florida adding to the Brooks USA auction calendar which already includes Quail Lodge, California and Hershey, Pennsylvania. This major event already includes cars from one of America's most notable collections - two Type 57 Bugattis, with Corsica and Graber coachwork, and a Type 35A Bugatti, delivered new to Bugatti's Pans showroom in 1926, chassis No. 4719, was bought by Henry Ford's son Edsel in 1928 and shipped to the USA and eventually displayed in Ford's Dearborn Museum until the mid 1980s. Also included a beautiful 1930 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 with coachwork by Castagna, a 1931 Invicta 4 7, litre S-type low chassis tourer from the same collection and a 1926 Bugatti Type 38, coachwork by Lavocat & Marsaud also add to the stature of this significant sale. If you are considering the sale of a suitable historic motor car, or would like further information on the auction, please contact Paul Clark or Mark Osborne at Brooks USA on (415) 391 4000 or fax (415) 391 4040. Alternatively you can contact Malcolm Barber or James Knight in London on +44 (0) 207 228 8000 or fax +44 (0) 207 585 0830. For Automobilia enquiries please contact Peter Card on +44 (0) 207 228 8000. Catalogues now available priced £20+p+p (UK) £25 inc.p+p (Europe), $30 (USA), please call Catalogue Sales on +44 (0) 20 7228 8000. FURTHER ENTRIES ARE INVITED USA Brooks Auctioneers Inc 500 Sutter Street Union Square, San Francisco California 94102 T:+1 (415) 391 4000 F:+1 (415) 391 4040 UK Brooks Auctioneers Ltd 81 Westside London SW4 9AY United Kingdom T:+44 (0) 207 228 8000 F:+44 (0) 207 585 0830 Europe Brooks Europe SA 10 Rue Blavignac 1227 Carouge-Geneva Switzerland T:+41 (0) 22 300 3160 F:+41 (0) 22 300 3035 Australia Brooks Goodman Pty Ltd 7 Anderson Street, Double Bay Sydney, New South Wales Australia 2028 T:+61 (02) 9327 7311 F:+61 (02) 9327 2917 ROOKS SPECIALIST AUCTIONEERS & VALUERS

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SPORTS CAR MARKET Editor & Publisher: Keith Martin Managing Editor: Cindy Banzer Art Director: Scott Abts Copy Editor: Cecile Nierodzinski Research & Copy Editor: Bill Neill Subscriptions: Andrea Cole Auction Editor: Dave Brownell Contributing Editors: Michael Duffey Alexander Leventhal Jim Schrager Auction Reporters: John Apen, Dave Kinney, Bob LeFlufy, Phil Skinner Contributors: Pat Braden, Keith Duly, Glenn Herz, Raymond Milo, Michael Sheehan Vintage Motorcycles: Tom Young European Correspondents: Giuseppe Tomasetti, Jurgen End Legal: Kenneth E. Kahn, Attorney at Law Production Staff: Gary DaShiell Consultant: Ken Shaff For advertising information, call Scott Abts, 503/261-0555; fax 503/252-5854. For subscription information, call Andrea Cole, 503/261-0555; fax 503/252-5854. The information in Sports Car Market is compiled from a variety of reliable sources. However, we must disclaim and deny any responsibility or liability for the timeliness, use, interpretation, accuracy, and completeness of the information presented. All material, data, formats and intellectual concepts in this issue copyright 2000 by the Sports Car Market magazine, in this format and any other used by Keith Martin Publications. SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION Sports Car Market magazine (ISSN #10771751) is published monthly by Keith Martin Publications, 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland OR 97215-1429. Periodicals postage paid at Medford, OR and additional entries. Subscription rates are $48 for 12 monthly issues in the US, $68 Canada/Mexico, Europe $78, Asia/Africa/Middle East $88. Subscriptions are payable in advance in US currency. Make checks to: Sports Car Market. Visa/MC accepted. For instant subscription, call 24-hours 503/252-5812; fax 503/252-5854. POSTMASTER Send address changes to Sports Car Market 6833 SE Pine Ct. Portland OR 97215-1429 CPC IPM Sales Agreement No. 1296205 Classifieds 22 Alfa Romeo 27 Ferrari 29 Etceterini & Everything Else 30 Vintage Race Cars 59 American 63 English 68 German 69 Classified Order Form 70 Resource Directory 72 Display Advertiser's Index 76 Showcase Gallery 10 Auction Calendar 16 Bike Buys Departments 18 You Write, We Read 23 SCM Cruises the Internet 24 Mystery Photo Answers 31 The Wrenching Truth 32 Comments With Your Renewals 33 Affordable Classics - Jaguar XJ - 33 Mystery Photo 34 Book Reviews 34 The Fifteen Year Picture 59 Shelby Corner 61 Collecting Thoughts 65 Motobilia - A Wingrove Replica 65 Vintage Rally Calendar Sports Car Market March 2000  Mini-Profiles 21 1929 Alfa Romeo 6C1500 SS Sold for $153K per liter. 25 1951 Ferrari 212 Inter Ghia Coupe The ex-Juan Peron car, but no Madonna. 28 1984 Lamborghini Countach Still flamboyant, but does anyone care? 58 1933 Cadillac V12 Sport Phaeton Check the rod bearings, please. 62 1921 Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang The car Dick Van Dyke should have bought. 66 1956 Porsche 356A Speedster Did Rudge wheels add $10K? Market Reports 35 Auto Salon & Auction New York, NY 45 Silver Collector Car Auctions Fountain Hills, AZ 56 Kruse International Scottsdale, AZ Columns Shifting Gears Keith Martin News, Previews & Gossip Cindy Banzer Auction 101 Bob LeFlufy 14 Ask Mr. Kerb Michael Duffey 26 Sheehan Speaks Michael Sheehan 57 The Appraiser's Corner Steve Cram - '77 VW Convertible 60 Legal Files Alexander Leventhal 67 Porsche Gesprach Jim Schrager Volume 12 #3 S V12 Convertible

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Shifting Gears by Keith Martin Ferraris at Blue Jeans W aquarium, perfect for rearing Apistogramma agassizi cichlids, fits nicely in the back seat and the trunk swallows the 60 lb. of gravel that accompanied it. The 1962 V12 Ferrari's interior is littered with empty pop cans, squashed Capri Sun bags and partially eaten McDonald's Kid's Meals. All of this is due in no small part to the proddings of Csaba Csere, Editor of Car & Driver While whining to him a couple of months ago about how difficult our vintage Ferrari was to drive in traffic, and how our Suburban was really a much easier car to go running errands in, Csaba interrupted with an immediate and visceral response. He wanted to know how I dared call myself a vintage car fanatic when I would choose to be behind the wheel of a mobile mountain rather than a classic sports car. "Get out and drive the old slug," he said. "Let it teach you how it wants to be used and enjoyed. Give up a little of your `practicality' and `comfort'." e've been using our 330 America as a daily driver. Picking up our daughter, Alexandra, from elementary school and taking her to gymnastics. ("Daddy, are you going to drive me in the noisy red car today?") Going shopping. Running errands. A 29-gallon MX-5 is just a Coffee Mate substitute for a vintage convertible. Like a Stepford Wife, the Miata succumbs to your every wish, and asks for nothing in return. We're sure Mr. Egan will enjoy his trouble-free, reliable, nondemanding Miata, but worry that his acquisition will lead to columns with topics like, "We talk with an MX-5 owner who had to add oil to their car between scheduled changes," or, "After ten years, we replace the yellowed plastic rear window." Perhaps, if he's been very fortunate, he's unknowingly purchased the legendary vintage-spec prototype Miata fitted with Lucas ignition, SU carburetors, ATE brakes and Marelli electrics. That combination would keep him busy indeed. Bikes and Bolts Two new features debut in SCM this month. "The Wrenching Truth" (page 31) will focus on repair and restoration shops that are recom- And so I have become a part of the neighborhood lore. I'm the car guy up the street wearing blue jeans and a Pendleton shirt who drives that noisy, smoky old sports car with wire wheels to the store to get a six-pack of Diet Pepsi and a bag of pre-mixed dinner lettuce. Who's behind the wheel of the car with a horse on its nose that has a gas-powered rotary lawnmower stuffed in the trunk, mower handle sticking out and rear deck bungee-corded shut. We're inflicting the Ferrari on our friends as well. Last night Ms. Banzer and I took our good friends, Bill and Nita Woodard, (they've got mended to us by SCM readers. Finding a good mechanic for a collectible car can be much more difficult than finding a car itself. If you've had a particularly rewarding experience with a shop, please e-mail the name and contact information along to us at copyed@sportscarmarket.com , or fax it to 503/252-5854. Responding to the enthusiastic response to our first foray into vintage motorcycles (Sotheby's motorcycle auction, SCM, December 1999, page 38), we've added "Bike Buys." Motorcycle guru Tom Young will be our guide, and provide us with a brief look at a collectible bike every month. We begin on page 16 with the fabled Ducati 900 SS. On the Cover The longhorn steer on our cover Alexandra and the noisy red car.  custody of our co-owned '72 240 Z this month) out for a Chinese dinner. We drove the 330 America because it offered far more comfortable seating for four than Nita's 3-series BMW, and besides, the Woodards get a kick out of the way the Ferrari exhaust sets off every car alarm in their neighborhood. The Ferrari likes being used. Csaba was right. The more it's driven, shifted, braked, even parallel parked with bicep-building effort, the more rewards it offers as rpm by rpm, mile by mile, it slowly reveals the thoroughbred heritage and the commitment to performance, as well as practicality, its builder had 40 years ago. It may be just a lumpy old 4-seat Ferrari, but it's also turning out to be a pretty damned good car. We're sad to report that Peter Egan of Road & Track recently succumbed to the allure of the "driving without a tool kit" syndrome and purchased a used Mazda Miata. While the Miata is arguably the best old-style Lotus Elan built, ultimately the Egan Gives In 6 is casting a wary eye at the leather interiors of the cars accelerating by in the 1998 Texas 1000 rally. Artist Bill Neale's water color depicts an alloy-bodied 300SL (1 of 28) driven by Hyatt Cheek and Ozzie vom Orde, of Dallas, followed by a '57 Ferrari 250 GT Boano belonging to Chris and Sandra Hutchins of Bangor, Maine, and a '66 Shelby Mustang GT 350 piloted by Rick Kopec, national director of the Shelby American Automobile Club, and his wife Colleen, from Sharon, Connecticut. The Texas 1000, another of the highly-regarded Rich Taylor/ Jean Constantine events (800/645-6069, www.vintagerallies.com ), winds through the Texas back country. Depicted here is a road on the YO Ranch, near Comfort, Texas, once the largest spread in the state at nearly 600,000 acres, and still populated today with exotic animals, including giraffes and gazelles. Artist Neale, of Dallas, Texas, is a founding member of the Automotive Fine Arts Society and has won awards at Pebble Beach, Amelia Island and the Cavallino Classic. A retired amateur race car driver, his work draws heavily on personal experience. A limited number of 16 x 20-inch prints of this water color are available for $175. (Contact: 972/701-0171, www.billneale.com)• Sports Car Market

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News, Previews & GOSSIP by Cindy Banzer Gossip Hotline: 503/ 261-0555 FAX: 503/ 252-5854 E-mail: cbanzer@sportscarmarket.com SCM Event A group of intrepid SCM subscrib- ers are joining Keith and me on the beautiful South Pacific island of Moorea, Tahiti, at the Bali Hai Resort from 3/1725/00. Collector car seminars will be held on the Resort's white sand beach, The 5th Annual Wheels & Keels Concours d'Elegance, 5/6-7/00, Lakewood Yacht Club, Houston, TX, features the largest gathering of Maseratis, including all three '99 Pebble Beach winners. In addition to rare Mercedes, Alfas, Aston Martins, Jaguars and '30s, '40s, '50s American marques and muscle cars, over fifty wooden boats will be on display. Ph) 281/ 474-2511 ;www.lakewoodyacht club.com (TX). The 9th Annual Britfest car show, 5/6/00, Horseshoe Lake Park, Succa-sunna, NJ, is hosted by the MG Car Club Central Jersey Centre. The event, open to all British marques, will have over 300 cars on view. Call Charles Tregidgo, o) 201/796-8648; h) 201/796-5445 (NJ). Join SCM in beautiful, sunny Tahiti. with the tropical sun above and the blue lagoon a yard away. If you decide at the last minute that a week in the South Pacific with other vintage car fanatics may be just the antidote to the winter doldrums, give me a call. We may be able to find you a seat. Call Cindy, 503/ 261-0555; Fax 503/252-5854; e-mail cbanzer@sportscarmarket.com (OR). Breaking News VRobert E. Petersen, founder of the Petersen Publishing empire which includes Motor Trend and Hot Rod, is the recipient of the 6th Annual Meguiar's Collector Car Hobby Person of the Year Award. Watch this space for more details next month. In an unrelated development, SCM has been told by informed sources that the Board of the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History voted on 2/11/00 to accept a plan involving Mr. Petersen's leadership to es- Ma rc h , 2000  The Hamptons Concours d'Elegance 2000,5/28/00, Bridgehampton, NY, will benefit the American Cancer Society. SCM's Dave Brownell is the Chief Judge. Ph) 516/5371868; Fax 516/537-2641 (NY). VThe Shelby American Auto Club holds its 25th annual convention, 6/307/3/00, in Lime Rock, CT. Expect cars for sale, swap meet for parts, driving school and seminars along with races of GT40s, Cobras and Shelbys on the Lime Rock track. Ph) 860/364-0449; Fax 860/3640769 (CT). I/To register for the Chicago Historic Races Ltd. (CHR 2000), 8/4-6/00, at Gingerman Raceway, South Haven, MI, call 312/226-RACE; Fax 312/563-0499 (IL). Miura owners planning on attend- ing the Miura Reunion 2000, 8/17-19/00, Concorso Italiano, Quail Lodge, CA, should call 949/363-9013 (CA); 425/6881903 (WA). tablish long term financial stability for the world famous Petersen Museum. Details in the April SCM. Events The 19th Annual Ferrari Art, Model and Literature Expo, sponsored by the Central States Region of the Ferrari Club of America, occurs on 3/18/00 at Continental Auto Sports, Hinsdale, IL. Ph) 847/ 382-3020; Fax 847/382-1439 (IL). The 50th Anniversary of Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, 8/20/00, "Tear Drops and Boattails," will feature eight of the original fourteen Tear Drop Talbots. Ph) 831/659-0663; Fax 831/6591822 (CA). Auctions The 2000 Mecum Auctions spring line-up includes 3/18/00, Rockford, IL, featuring Chevs & Vettes; 4/15/00, Kansas City, KS; 4/29/00, 7/15/00, 9/23/00; Hawkeye Classic, Des Moines, IA; 5/2628/00, Belvidere, IL. Ph) 800/468-6999; Fax 815/568-6616 (IL). RM Classic Cars will have over 65 cars for sale at the Amelia Island Vintage Motor Car Auction, Ritz-Carlton, FL, 3/22/00. Entries include a '34 Alfa Tipo B (P3), '28 Bugatti Type 35B Grand Prix Roadster, '61 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Spyder California, '65 Ferrari 250 LM and more. Ph) 519/352-4575; Fax 519/3511337 (ON). VChristie's 5th Auction at Tarrytown, NY, will be held 4/29/00. With over fifty cars, auction highlights include a '60 Aston Martin DB4GT (1 of just 75 built), a '70 Ferrari 712 Can Am believed to have the largest engine Ferrari ever built and a '37 Delage D8-120 Aerosport Coupe. For information and a catalogue, Ph) 212/ 636-2277; Fax 203/341-9849 (NY). New Stuff If you are transporting your classic car out of the country, contact Hagerty Insurance for ocean and air cargo coverage. Be warned that your standard collector car insurance may not cover your car outside the US. Ph) 800/922-4050; www.hagerty.com (MI). SCM'ers Overheard Carol Novrit's Austin Healey 3000, restored by her husband, Ron, will run its maiden rally, the New England 1000, this May. The Novrits expect the six-cylinder Healey to have a bit more zip than their last year's entrant, a MGA. . .Seattle-area SCM'ers, Bob and Julie Beebe, are launching the Exotic Car Driving Club, in 4/2000. Club members will have access to Porsche 911 Cabriolets, Ferraris, Jags and other specialty vehicles. Club membership covers all costs except fuel used. Ph) 425/444-6466 (WA).• 9

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IMMI Auction , MARCH Switzerland - March 6, 2000 BROOKS EUROPE - Geneva Florida-March 10, 2000 BROOKS - Amelia Island Plantation Florida - March 10-12, 2000 KRUSE INT. - Tampa Florida - March 11, 2000 RM AUCTIONS - Amelia Island Washington - March 11, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Spokane Arkansas - March 17-18, 2000 ICRUSE INT. - Hot Springs Illinois - March 18, 2000 MECUM - Rockford Florida - March 25-26, 2000 KRUSE INT. - Fort Myers England - March 27, 2000 CHRISTIE'S - London APRIL Oregon - April 1, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Portland North Carolina - April 7-8, 2000 KRUSE INT. - Charlotte Canada - April 7-9, 2000 RM AUCTIONS - Toronto, Ontario California - April 7-9, 2000 SPECTRUM AUCTION - Palm Springs Missouri - April 8-9, 2000 KRUSE INT. - Branson Colorado - April 14-15, 2000 KRUSE INT. - Denver Kansas - April 15, 2000 MECUM - Kansas City Washington - April 15-16, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Seattle Nevada - April 15-16, 2000 "THE AUCTION" - Las Vegas England - April 16, 2000 BROOKS UK - Stafford - Motorcycles France - April 17, 2000 POULAIN & LE FUR - Palais des Congres England - April 27, 2000 BROOKS UK - Hendon, London Michigan - April 28-30, 2000 RM AUCTIONS - Novi Texas - April 28-30, 2000 KRUSE INT. - Dallas New York - April 29, 2000 CHRISTIE'S - Tarrytown Iowa - April 29, 2000 MECUM - Des Moines MAY Europe - May 2000 CHRISTIE'S - Continental Europe Illinois - May 5-7, 2000 KRUSE INT. - Volo Idaho - May 6, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Boise Indiana - May 12-14, 2000 KRUSE INT. - Auburn England - May 13, 2000 BROOKS UK - London Aston Martin Motor Cars 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 .ti° IISS ($ 1=142111111 41110.1 (MIK 61 Iowa Avenue • Paterson, New Jersey 07503 800-631-7796 • In Ni 973-742-2692 Fax 973-742-8369 10  CALENDAR RM AUCTIONS - Newport Beach Washington - May 19-21, 2000 May 20, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Spokane New York - May 26-27, 2000 KENSINGTON MOTOR GROUP - Bridgehampton Monaco - May 26-27, 2000 BROOKS EUROPE - Monte Carlo Illinois - May 26-28, 2000 MECUM - Belvidere Monaco - May 27, 2000 BARRETT-JACKSON - Espace Fontvielle Indiana - May 27, 2000 KRUSE INT. - Auburn JUNE Oklahoma - June 2-4, 2000 KRUSE INT. - Tulsa Montana - June 3, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Billings England - June 3, 2000 BROOKS UK - Northamptonshire Rolls-Royce & Bentley Motor Cars Minnesota - June 16-17, 2000 MECUM - St. Paul Idaho - June 16-17, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Coeur d' Alene California - June 17, 2000 CHRISTIE'S - Los Angeles England - June 22-23, 2000 BROOKS UK - Chichester, Sussex Goodwood Festival of Speed Illinois - June 22-25, 2000 MECUM - Bloomington Washington - June 24, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Puyallup France - June 26, 2000 POULAIN & LE FUR - Palais des Congres JULY Wyoming - July 1-2, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Teton Village Montana - July 8, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Missoula Iowa - July 15, 2000 MECUM - Des Moines Wisconsin - July 21-23, 2000 MECUM - Elkhart Lake Road America Auction England - July 23, 2000 BROOKS UK - Beaulieu Motorcycles England - July 27, 2000 BROOKS UK - Beaulieu AUGUST Nevada - August 3-6, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Reno Michigan - August 5, 2000 RM AUCTIONS - Auburn Hills Germany - August 5, 2000 BROOKS EUROPE - Ntirburgring California - August 16-20, 2000 BLACKHAWK - Pebble Beach California - August 18-19, 2000 RM AUCTIONS - Monterey California - August 19, 2000 BROOKS - Quail Lodge Indiana - August 19, 2000 MECUM - Valparaiso Washington - August 19, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Spokane , North Carolina - May 19-20, 2000 KRUSE INTERNATIONAL - Raleigh California - California - August 20, 2000 CHRISTIE'S - Pebble Beach California - August, 2000 BROOKS - Monterey SEPTEMBER Idaho - September 2-3, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Sun Valley England - September 9-10, 2000 BROOKS UK - Beaulieu - Autojumble Iowa - September 23, 2000 MECUM - Des Moines Washington - September 23-24, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Tacoma OCTOBER France - Early October 2000 BROOKS EUROPE - Paris Pennsylvania - October 4-7, 2000 BLACKHAWK - Hershey Pennsylvania - October 6, 2000 BROOKS - Hershey Nevada - October 6-7, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Las Vegas England - October 15, 2000 BROOKS UK - Stafford - Motorcycles Canada - October 20-22, 2000 RM AUCTIONS - Toronto, Ontario Missouri - October 20-22, 2000 KRUSE INTERNATIONAL - Branson Oregon - October 21, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Portland Michigan - October 27-29, 2000 RM AUCTIONS - Novi Washington - October 28, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Spokane NOVEMBER England - November 2000 BROOKS UK - Harrogate England - November 2000 CHRISTIE'S - London Illinois - November 3-4, 2000 MECUM - Arlington Heights Idaho - November 11, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Boise California - November 18-19, 2000 KEITH McCORMICK'S PALM SPRINGS AUCTIONS - Palm Springs DECEMBER Kansas - December 1-2, 2000 MECUM - Kansas City Washington - December 2, 2000 SILVER AUCTIONS - Spokane England - December 2, 2000 BROOKS UK - Olympia, London Motorcycles England - December 4, 2000 BROOKS UK - Olympia, London Switzerland - December 16, 2000 BROOKS EUROPE - Gstaad Ferrari Motor Cars Contact information for most auction companies may be found in the Resource Directory at the back of this issue. • For your FREE listing in this directory and for display advertising information please contact Scott Abts 503/261 - 0555 fax 503/252-5854 e-mail andir©sportscarmarket corn SPORTS CAR MARKET The Complete Insider's Guide to Collectiong. 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Chequered Flag International 4128 Lincoln Blvd. Marina Del Rey, CA 90202 310-827-8665 Fax: 310-821-1272 http://www.chequeredflag.com AC 1957 Aceca Coupe. Black/black/ white, fantastic original car. $22,500 Alfa Romeo 1960 Guilietta Spider. Straight, rust free car. $7,500. Austin-Healey 1959 100/6. Silver/red, RHO, wire wheels, drives great. $21,500. 19653000 MKIII. Red/black, chrome wires, pretty. $23,900. BMW 1993 Porsche Carrera 4 Cabriolet. Amethyst/black, 63K miles, CD, chromes. $39,500. 1936319/1. Black& burgundy/black. 102 built, older restoration. $69,500. Buick 1963 Skylark convertible. Beige/ tan, auto, bucket seats, P/S, P/W, $11,500. Cadillac 1960 Coupe de Ville. Black/black, low miles, nice condition. $11,500. Chevrolet 1968 Corvette roadster. Blue/blue, 4-speed, 2-tops, 68K miles. $17,900. 1969 Corvette 427 Tr-Power roadster. White/red, 4-speed, straight. $23,500. 1960 MGA 1600. Red/black, recent restoration, very nice. $16,900. 1971 Corvette roadster. 454, 4speed, A/C, P/VV, leather, 80K miles, excellent. $29,500. 1994 Corvette ZR1 Coupe. Black/ black, 6-speed, RHD coversion, 500 miles. -call Datsun 1967 1600 roadster. Red/gray, drives like a dream. $5,500. Ferrari 1980 308 GTS. Red/black, 67K miles, 1 owner, fresh paint. Books and records. $26,900. Fiat 1972 Pontiac LeMans Sport convertible. Red/black, 1 owner, V8, auto. Mint! $12,900. 1934 508S Balilla Sports Spider. Yellow/black, 4-speed, great shape. $38,500. Ford 1957 T-Bird. Copper, 2 tops, auto, P/S, black plates, very original. $17,500. 1965 Cobra replica. 427 body, red/tan, 302, 4-speed. Good build quality. $28,500. 1965 Mustang convertible. White/ black, 289, auto, older rest. $14,500. Jaguar 1963 E-type 3.8 coupe. Carmen red/black. Sensibly priced at $11,500. 1966 Jaguar E-type 2+2 Series I. Red/black leather, excellent. $14,500. 1970 E-type roadster. Sable/tan, one of the nicest around. $27,500. 1989 XJS convertible. Burgundy/ tan. 68K miles, chromes. Mint! $13,900. Lotus 1966 Elan S2 Roadster. Red/black. A nice little car. $17,500 1971 Elan +2S. Red/black, 49K miles, weak paint, very original. $9,750. Mazda 1990 Miata. Blue. Strong little car. $5,200. Mercedes -Benz 1956 190SL. Brown/tan, 2 tops, Super original. $13,900. 1960190SL. Beige/gray, decent old car. $16,900. 1962 190SL. Dark gray/red, 2 tops, good example. $24,500. 1965230SL. White/tan, 4-speed, 2 tops, $14,500 1970 280SL. Red/black, 4-speed, CA special, quality restoration. $19,900. 1978450SEL. 6.9, silver/blue, 58,000 miles, original and gorgeous. $11,500. MG 1955 TF 1500. Red/black, wire wheels, super original. $18,900. 1965 MGB. Tartan red/black, overdrive, honest example. $5,000. 1966 MGB. Blue/blue leather, C/W/VV, quality restoration. $16,900. 1968 MGB. Primrose/black, very original, black plates, solid wheels. $8,500. Morris 1967 Minor Convertible. Dark gray/gray, black plates, super original. $6,500. Porsche 1973 911 Targa. Silver/black, Recaros, perfect underside, color change. $7,500. 1982 911 SC Targa. Red/black, 120K miles, chromes, A/C, super strong. $15,500. 1984 Carrera Targa. Black/tan, 90K miles. $17,900. Rolls-Royce/Bentley 1960 Silver Cloud II. Black/tan, 68K miles, factory A/C. $29,500. 1972 Corniche. Black/black, last of the chrome bumpers, $32,500. 1975 Silver Shadow. White/blue, decent driver. $13,900. Automotive Art 15 limited edition Harold Cleworth prints available. For more information visit www.chequeredflag.com!

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pirni I  Auction 101 Part 4 of an Insider's Look at an Auction How To Bid, Part 2 by "Fairly Honest" Bob LeFluft n earlier columns we discussed some basics of bidding strategy. Here's a bit more detail, and some specific guidelines. RULE 1. IT'S A STRUGGLE FOR CONTROL. The bidding process is a tussle between the auctioneer, you, and the other bidders. The auctioneer's tools in this battle are his position, his chant, and the sense of urgency that he can create. Your tools are your bid timing, bid increments and body language. The auctioneer wants you to bid more and faster. You want to convey that you absolutely will not do those things and that he had better call "Sold!" very soon or you will be gone. I suggest you record your interest in the car you want by bidding early in the sequence, opening the bidding somewhere around 50% of what you would like to pay. Let's say your dream car today is a '67 Corvette roadster. You have examined it, you are satisfied with it and would like to take it home for $45,000. The reserve is probably somewhere in the $50,000 range. Open the bidding at $20,000. Now the staff knows there is real money on the car, and you are it. The chant will go $20,000, now $25,000. "Got it!," the auctioneer will call out, whether or not there is another real bid, as he tries to move you closer to the reserve. Now he is chanting $30,000 and the ringman will be back to you looking for that $30K. Shake your head "no," turn slightly away and talk to the guy next to you about the weather, but hold the ringman with a hand gesture or even a word. We now want to scope out the situation. Are there other bidders out there? Are they active? Are you going to have to fight for this car or are you the only one who wants to play? Listening to the bids will give you this information. Let's say there is a shout from the other side of the ring at $30,000, and you see that it is a real bidder. Your ringman is back to you asking for $35,000. Respond, but try to gain some control by bidding $30,100, even though you won't get away with this. The auctioneer will huffily announce he is not going to accept a $100 bid increase on a $60,000 car. You can then laugh and say $30,500. Probably the minimum you will have to bid at this level is $31,000, but you have sent a message. RULE 2. NOW CONTROL THE PACE. So you manage to get "on the car" at $31,000. Of course, $32,000 is bid, and it's your turn at $33,000. Make your bid quickly, directly to the auctioneer if you can. Then $34,000 is bid, and you get your $35,000 response up in a flash. In this phase you are trying to discourage the other bidder with very rapid bid increases. The $1,000 increment that has been established allows this to happen, without the amount zooming into the stratosphere. So you're at $35,000, the other guy says $36,000, and it's time to change the increment again. Try $36,500, then it's $37,000, then $37,500, $38,000 and $38,500. Give one more bid at $39,500, then start moving away. Start shaking your head a lot, tell the ringman it's way too much money, and slow your bidding down. I promise you the auctioneer will wait—at least until we return to this subject next month.• For people who care about their cars... 'SP-eq3 SINCE 1970 MEM  BEWIEN•  1■1  AIN* AIM OM MN" NM= =MO /MM. MINIM  BIM 11111111111■ NM/ 11■,.- JAMII ■•111111 ISSN 41111111111•MIL VI= ■ .11■11111111 NMI MINI NNW 111111111■-■1111111, 111111V-IIMIN• Classic and specialty cars safely delkered anywhere in the USA • Nationwide fleet • Door to door service • Insurance included • Liftgate loading • Satellite tracking • Special event 12  PASSPORT TRANSPORT 37 Progress Parkway St. Louis, MO 63043 800.325.4267 314.878.5777 Fax 314.878.7295 wwvv.passporttransport.com Sports Car Market

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J.C. Taylor Antique Auto Insurance Information Sheet 1 (800) 345-8290 (610) 853-1300 Underwritten by Maryland Casualty Company (A member of the worldwide Zurich Insurance Group) with offices and claim facilities in principal U.S. cities. Applicant  Address  1. Operator License Number  Date of Birth  Occupation  Zip  Phone Number (  )  Number of Antique Autos owned  2. List all losses in past three years and moving violations—antique and modern cars. (Date-Cause-Payment.)  3. Total Annual Mileage: Club Functions  Other Purposes  4. Name of antique or car club to which you belong  5. List modern cars used for daily transportation (owned)  (or company cars)  6. Where are cars garaged? Under one roof? Construction of garage—brick-frame-fire resistive  7. Has rated horsepower or other specifications been changed? Yes  No  8. The following coverages are available. Indicate those desired by placing "X" in proper boxes. • Liability ($100,000 single limit) Bodily Injury and Property Damage. Annual Rates: 1st car $15.00, 2nd $10.00, 3rd $5.00 • Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist—Rates as required by your State. Car 1 $  Car 2 $  Car 3 $  Liability ($300,000 single limit) Bodily Injury and Property Damage. Annual Rates: 1st car $20.00, 2nd $14.00, 3rd $8.00 Medical Payments of $1,000.: 1st car $4.00, 2nd car $3.00, 3rd car $2.00. Units in excess of 3, NO CHARGE Physical Damage ~~ Physical Damage (Comprehensive Includes Fire and Theft)—Annual Rate— $0.35 per $100 of insurance for each vehicle. NO DEDUCTIBLE. Vehicles 25 yrs. or older. Physical Damage (Collision)—Annual Rate—$0.35 per $100 of insurance for each vehicle. NO DEDUCTIBLE. Vehicles 25 yrs. or older. (Note—Collision is not written as a singular coverage but is available with Comprehensive.) Physical Damage (Comprehensive Includes Fire and Theft)—Annual Rate—$0.70 per $100 of insurance for each ~~ vehicle. NO DEDUCTIBLE. Vehicles less than 25 yrs. El  Physical Damage (Collision)—Annual Rate—$0.70 per $100 of amount of insurance for each vehicle. NO DEDUCTIBLE. Vehicles less than 25 yrs. 9. Date this coverage is to be effective  ANTIQUE AUTOS TO BE INSURED We Require: 1. PHOTO of all vehicles listed 2. APPRAISAL for each vehicle valued at $20,000 or over Body Type  Year  1.  2.  3.  4.  Use separate sheet for additional cars to be insured. An application may be forwarded to you for additional information. My vehicle(s) will be used mainly in exhibitions, club activities, parades and other functions of public interest and will not be used primarily for the transportation of passengers or goods. If you are a resident of FL, PA, or NJ, send copy of regular car policy.  NOT AVAILABLE IN ALL STATES. Signature:  Date:  Note: Your insurance will become effective upon payment of the entire premium, acceptance of the risk and compliance with all state specific laws and regulations. Please sign and forward with your remittance, payable to: J.C. TAYLOR ANTIQUE AUTO INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. 320 South 69th Street • Upper Darby, Pennsylvania 19082 web site: www.jctaylor.com Make  Series or Model  V.I.N. (Vehicle I.D. Number)  Serial or Motor Number  Present Valuation (Amount of Insurance) Policy Minimum Premium $50.00 If yes, explain: 

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Ask Mr. Kerb by Michael Duffey Send your collector car questions to Mr. Kerb, e-mail: mrkerb@compuserve.com, or snailmail to Mr. Kerb, 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland, OR 97215 Sell a 348 for a 328? Dear Mr. Kerb: I acquired a 1993 Ferrari 348 Speciale two years ago, and have been enjoying it as a great driver. As it is my first Ferrari, I do not have anything to compare it to, other than having driven a friend's 355 Fl once, which of course is an incredible and very different Ferrari. I have read a lot of negative press on the 348 over the years, from its styling to its handling, and negative comparisons to its legendary predecessor the 328 and its awesome replacement the 355. My question is should I get rid of the 348 while I can? I am afraid that its resale value will mimic a Mondial coupe or early Testarossa if the trend continues. Who would buy a 348 with the constant press negativity. . . other than me? I love the car. It's fast, responsive, very dependable, and I even like its looks. But some day when I try to sell it, will I regret not having traded it for a 1989 328 or Testarossa (a 355 is not in my range) before the market completely dries up for the 348? Or is it as bad now as it is going to get, with the depreciation already factored into the car's value? I have not seen any in your auction reports, and your Price Guide does not include the 348 Speciale, so I can only guess at the possibility that more recent 348s hold their value better than the early cars, which were reported to be much more troublesome by comparison. What do you think, buy a 328 (or maybe a Testarossa, as they are cheap enough right now) or hold my 348?—J.N., via e-mail Dear Mr. N: That is a real meaty question. Somehow I think we both know that your life has been ruined by the drive in your friend's 355 F1, with its Formula 1 gearbox and paddle shifter on the steering column. (The Fl is a $10,000 option over the normal 355, and the 355 has a five-valve engine whereas your 348 has four valves per cylinder.) So, what to do about your 348? Sales of the V8-powered 348 were lackluster in 1992, so for '93 Ferrari built 100 348 Speciales for the US market, available as both Berlinettas and Spyders. This special edition came with revised rear suspension geometry, wider offset on the rear wheels, lower gearing, a freer-flowing exhaust, and its power was up from 300 horsepower to 312. All the way around, the bottom two inches of the Speciale's body, including the spoilers, was painted body color instead of black and so was the engine cover. (All later 348s came with this full-body paint job.) But you can tell the Speciale because it has no matte-black grate over the taillights and an identification number plate on the passenger door frame. The Speciale's standard carbon-fiber sport seats for driver and passenger were more supportive, but also said to be incredibly uncomfortable. Buyers could opt for standard seats instead. The 348 did have some drawbacks, especially the early cars from 1989-92. Electrical problems plagued the passive restraint system and climate controls, and the warning light signaling 14  overheating of the catalytic converter seemed to have a mind of its own, coming on whenever it felt like it. As the first street Ferrari with unit chassis/body construction, flexibility in the 348's chassis caused complaints about handling, and also squeaks and rattles. Early cars also had problems with the cable-operated gearshift. It is true that when a car gets a poor reputation based on real or imagined flaws, bargain hunters will use it as ammunition against you when you try to sell. It is also true that there are buyers out there who will buy, say, a Testarossa simply because it represents a big bang for the buck and who don't care what the whiners say. While your 348 isn't regarded as poorly as a Mondial, some of which are selling for as little as $15,000 in good condition, it could fall into that area in the next few years as it gets older. The drivetrain will still be going strong, but some of the electrical systems such as the heater control may quit working. I've never understood why exotic sports cars like the 348 have so many power accessories— would a 348 really be so much worse a car if it had roll-up windows and a manual heater control? However, it does seem that most of today's buyers looking at a used, expensive sports car expect its accessories to function as well as they do in a ten-year-old Japanese car. The 328, made from 1986 to 1989, is a solid car with an excellent chassis and styling that really cleaned up the rough edges of the old 308QV. With its simpler technology, it's likely to be more trouble-free than the 348. However, I don't recommend that you take a step backwards in performance to get a car that has a chance of holding a higher percentage of its sale price later on. A more logical upgrade is to the Testarossa, where you will get the performance you'd expect from a 12-cylinder Ferrari, icecold air conditioning, and a very torquey, userfriendly engine that makes horsepower similar to a 355's V8, but does it 2,000 rpm sooner. That still does not address your question about the relative ease of resale and resale value of your 348 compared to a Testarossa or a 328. I don't think that the TR's value will drop dramatically in the foreseeable future. The price of a 348 such as yours will decline slowly but the car will lose a higher percentage of its value simply because the 348 is selling for more money than a TR. This means that if you sell your 348 a year from now it might bring less money than it would today. Over the same year, the TR's price would stay about the same. At market prices, both cars will likely take about the same amount of time to sell. Having said all that, I wonder if the TR is really enough of an improvement over your 348 for you to go through all of the effort to find the right TR and to get as much money as possible from the whiners for your 348. You might wind up looking at an older TR with normal age-related wear and tear that your car may not have. The TR also has a longer wheelbase (by about four inches) and a wider front track, two things that will make it feel less nimble than your 348. Your Speciale has attributes that set it apart from ordinary 348s. My advice? Keep your 348 until you can afford the $100,000 or so to step up to something a lot better such as a 355. Dear Mr. Kerb: 1 am writing to you to ask for help in locating any information (parts, service books, etc.) that you might have on a car I recently purchased. A few months ago I got lost in Pennsylvania. I asked an old farmer for directions and ended up getting a tour of his old cow barn. Inside in the corner appearing unloved, was a 1951 NashHealey convertible. It was only slightly dusty but missing the interior and top. It had been in storage for about 20 years and Ed, the farmer, had not got around to fixing it or locating the missing parts. He ended up selling it to me for $4,000. The car started on the first try after putting in a new battery. I would be very grateful for your help and your opinion.—J.H., via e-mail Dear Mr. H: If your car is indeed a 1951, it would be one of the English-bodied cars and not a Pininfarina-designed one. If so, you are in luck as the interiors were very simple (and a little ugly) with a bench seat and simple door panels. I am sure that any reasonably creative interior guy can fabricate something quite similar to what your car came with. The Pininfarina-bodied cars are much more elaborate in their trim and hardware. First, be sure which model you have. The quick way to tell is that the early Warwickbodied cars have a Nash grille. It is not very likely that any trim parts are around and it will be necessary to make anything that you are missing. I have never seen a top on an early car. But since the car was British and built during the '50s by a small manufacturer, I am sure that it was not very complicated. Perhaps one of our readers can be of further assistance on parts and service manuals for this car. Dear Mr. Kerb: I followed the discussion of TZ1 s between you and Dr. Andy Manganaro with interest (December 1999, page 57). According to documentation, a twin-plug head was first tested on a TZ1 (S/N 022) in June of 1964. After the TZ2 came out with a twin-plug head as standard equipment, a lot of the people still racing TZls retrofitted their cars with the twin-plug head to remain competitive. Thus a number of TZ1s, especially ones that were raced, have the twin-plug heads. I believe the twinplug head was actually included in an appendix for FIA homologation. Retrofitting was also mentioned in the Alfa Competition Handbook published in the late 1960s for SCCA -type racing. I don't think it's an advantage any more to Sports Car Market

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Years  Colors  black/gold in '80 Number produced  (in #1 condition) 1976 only in Europe 1977-78, '80 in US silver/blue in '77-78, N/A Engine ... 900cc (860 actual), two cylinders Price new  Value today  Value in three years (estimated): $12,500 to $16,000 Frame number location  Engine number location  crankcase (part number only, no serial number) Web site  - mance along with classic Italian style.—Tom Young, owner of Rose City Motorcycles, Portland, OR.• NAME ADDRESS CITY  (AREA CODE) PHONE NUMBER  On a 1-5 scale (with 5 best) Fun to ride  Ease of STATE  FAX NUMBER N.A.D.A. Appraisal Guides • P.O. Box 7800 • Costa Mesa • CA • 92628 • (800) 966-6232 16  ZIP maintenance  Appreciation potential  $10,500 to $12,000 $3,495 on steering head on top of www.ducati.org Nonetheless, Ducatis have superb handling, exceptional brakes and a visual appeal that a rice-burner can only dream about. Beware of spring-head 750 GTs that have been converted into faux 900 SSs by installing a cosmetic package; remove the valve-adjust cap and check the valve-opening mechanism. A well turned out 900 SS can provide contemporary perfor70 Years of Values! _ The most complete and reliable pricing available for real collectors! Dear Mr. C: The proliferation of twin-plug heads on vintage race prepared TZs even at FIA-listed events should be a good clue that they were legal. This isn't to say that every car should have one but as I pointed out in my review of S/N 073, a fully dressed car that is gunning for big bucks is expected to be so equipped. As time goes on, we will probably get to know every suspect TZ that is offered, although there will undoubtedly be more found in that secret junkyard in Italy where so many cars are "discovered." With the help of TZ-owning SCM readers, we can try to stay on top of the good, the bad and the "air-car ugly" TZs. • N•A•DA• PCetsizt#1.11. woe, r 4114 „r°44,7 ov  . ow_ % I  410104 have the twin-plug head with modern technology in flow design, cam profiles, etc. My car is equipped with one and I think it looks much cooler, even if it really doesn't go any faster. As for value, I have noticed that, over the last two years, these cars changed hands in two fairly distinct price groups. The ones with continuous, known history or FIA papers went for the high hundreds with exceptional examples having significant race histories or show-quality restorations breaking into the $200,000 range. On the other hand, cars without continuous history, with questionable provenance or recently rebuilt from known wrecked chassis sell in the low hundreds. These are correct cars with most or all of the original equipment and do not include made-up cars or replicars, which bring even less. I've also heard that the car in question (S/N 073, October 1999 Alfa Mini-Profile, page 53) was highly suspect and according to the pictures does not have a number of the correct parts as you mentioned. The lines and proportions on the body also looked funny to me.—F.C., via e - mail 5 2 5 This 900 SS, owned since new by Young, has nonstock front brakes, tank logo, and shock absorbers. Sports Car Market

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You Write We Read All letters are subject to editing. Please address correspondence to SCM, 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland, OR 97215. Fax 503/252-5854, e-mail: mail.C.,1 portscarmarket.com Dear SCM: It has been some time since I was bestowed with the honor of winning the Mystery Photo contest. My immediate family thinks, of course, that I am blessed with an incredible rapier wit and that, by any objective standard, I should have been awarded first place at least 80% of the time. There is a growing suspicion that Keith Martin has a personal vendetta against me (and that's why I have only won once) for no other reason than that I bought my Datsun 240Z in 1972 and he was late to the party, paying double what I did some thirty years later. In any event, the real reason I am writing is that I never did receive my cherished award for winning the contest. I might be open to suggestions regarding an alternative prize, however. Since our beloved Keith Martin made an admission in the last issue that he was a former Juilliard dance student, I might consider accepting a video of him performing a triple pirouette, provided that he dons a Ferrari cap and wears a Cobra T-shirt in the process. The conflict between these two forces of nature should not be lost on Keith and his interpretation should duly reflect it. In all seriousness, I wish the staff at SCM the very best and continued success in the years ahead. You have a fine publication, and you can count on my unswerving loyalty as the years go by.—Dan Hampton, (CSX 2189) La Cross, WI. Dan, some things, like slam-dunk contests, making out in Bug Eye Sprites and doing triple pirouettes, are best left to the very young. There's a reason you don't see performances by "Vintage Dance Companies" advertised. Your model has been shipped—thanks for your patience.—ED. Dear SCM: I have been collecting classic and antique cars for numerous years successfully showing them around the country in addition to driving them on cross-country tours. I take pride in the fact that all of my cars are in both ready-to-use and ready-to-show condition. Which brings me to my reason for writing. I have correct original radios in each of my vehicles and I always want them to work perfectly. The problem is that most every one picks up only a couple of stations clearly (one in a foreign language and the other religious) while the other stations either drift or are full of static. Before you respond, yes, I have checked every ground, condenser, antenna and coupling and more. I have finally come up with a simple cure. At Radio Shack item #273-104 is a pair of "chokes." These chokes are about 2" x 3" in size. They simply get wrapped with the power lead wire placing it as close to the radio as possible. (We usually splice in a piece.) The wire gets wrapped about eight times and presto. The excess static is gone and suddenly you will pick up more stations than you could ever need. The chokes sell for $7.99 for the pair and take less than thirty minutes to install.—Gene Epstein, Wrightstown, PA Dear SCM: I know your guy Steve Serio hasn't been able to sleep since he found the Ferrari taillights on the rear of the Ghibli (January 2000, page 34). The short version is that the lights are "California Solo" and are okay. The long version is that some guy in Los Angeles whose name I used to know but have forgotten bought two Ghiblis at the factory to bring to California some time in 1971, had them refused entry into California due to some new and exotic rules about the surface area of the stoplights, and as a result, threw such a hissy fit that the factory gave him a lot of money back and a 1970 Ghibli Spyder with the round lights. I owned the car for a while, figured out the light stuff, and sent it on to England (chassis # 1065 I think).—J.A. Leonard, Topanga, CA Dear SCM: Congratulations on adding Dave Brownell to your staff as Auction Editor. Dave is extremely knowledgeable about a wide range of cars and should help improve the accuracy of auction coverage. In addition, he's a very nice person to work with (we've judged together at Meadow Brook for the past few years). I would like to vote for three or more pages of automobilia in future issues of SCM since "Motobilia" has surrendered to the unwashed hordes of NASCAR diecast collectors, etc. Many collectors of cars also collect automobilia as a complement to the cars. The key is coverage of quality automobilia as opposed to the mass-produced instant collectibles which are a contradiction in terms.—Robert L. Joynt, Batavia, IL Dear SCM: Here's a dumb idea for SCM that might turn out to be fun. I think you should comb the auction reports for each issue to find the 1 8  "Fright Pig of the Month" and feature that car in a side bar or special column. I bet very few of your subscribers will admit to it, but reading about sales, of say, Pinto-based Pantera replicars is just as much fun as reports of vintage racers changing hands at prices approaching the national debt. It is as valuable to know what makes a dog a dog as it is to know what makes a gem a gem, and I think a column like this might actually be useful to some of your readers and amusing to all. With large numbers of new collectors entering the market recently, I think such a column might prevent a few expensive rookie mistakes. Yours is the only magazine I read cover-to-cover every month. Keep up the good work.—B.S.M., Englewood, CO Dear SCM: I was most interested to read the article on my Alfa Romeo 6C 1750GT (December 1999, page 18). I bought this car at the Christie's auction in Florida last March, sight unseen, but after receiving some very useful and accurate advice from Colin Warrington at Christie's. The car arrived here in Melbourne, Australia, in good shape only a month later. Christie's and Cosdel International Transport were both helpful and efficient. I am delighted with the car and thought you might be interested to have some additional comments. I think I got something of a bargain and its "lack of provenance" was the reason it sold for much less than it should. "Reputedly having spent a long period of time in South America," an uncertain body builder, no details of previous ownership until an earlier auction purchase in 1990 and not having been driven since, is not a formula to excite potential buyers. To help correct these deficiencies, I contacted the (pre-war) Alfa Register in England who gave me the name of an early (1950s) owner in Valparaiso, Chile. I phoned a friend of mine there who called the gentleman and he, in turn, sent me a very interesting three-page summary of its history from about 1950 to 1990, together with some photos. To my mind they provide proof that it had a continuous history in Chile from 1930 to 1990, it has an original body by Castagna (of Milan) and it gives me all the provenance I need. After sixty years in Chile, it was sold to the Dutch Automuseum in Holland (not Switzerland), which in turn sold it at Brooks' Monaco auction in May 1990 to the Lassiter Museum in Florida. It is interesting that about the same time the Dutch Museum bought an Alfa 8C from Australia, so the trade is now square—if an 8C is ever a fair trade for a 6C! Close inspection of my car showed that most of the wiring was very old, it still had an original exhaust system and the grime under the car, if not seventy years old, had certainly been there for a very long time. The inside of the doors also had original parts and fittings. It is certainly not a car that has been rebodied or tricked-up. Christie's drew my attention to the wiring and the poor condition of the (original) fuel tank, both since replaced. I have also bought and installed an original "Carrozzeria Castagna Milano" coachbuilder's badge, which now proves it was made in Italy and not Buenos Aires! Incidentally, I believe this is one of only fifteen 6C Alfas they made. May I take issue with you on the car's performance? It is an (unsupercharged) Gran Turismo 6C, not a Super Sport, not an 8C and not a Ferrari. Alfa authorities Fusi and Slater estimate its top speed at 81 mph (The 6C 1750 Alfa Romeo, page 151), while Angela Cherrett gives 125 kph Sports Car Market

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(77.5 mph) in her book (page 113). I can happily cruise at 70 mph, certainly not 55! Many of the body panels are aluminium and its weight is quoted at 2,200 lb., compared with 2,024 lb. for the supercharged Gran Sport Spider. What surprised me most was how little effort the two museums had made to check the earlier history of the car and how easy it was to obtain. I think this is really the responsibility of the vendor, though it does not help the credibility of the auction houses. I don't think you will get much support for your suggestion that the car auction companies copy the art auctioneers and use terms like "in the style of . . ." if they cannot totally authenticate a particular vehicle. They will end up saying that for everything. An Alfa or a Bentley is not a Rembrandt or a Vermeer. I very much enjoy your magazine each month for its very interesting content, strong opinions and general accuracy. Sometimes though I wonder if you don't set your sights too high. Yes, it would be nice to own the Mona Lisa, but in the meantime, I'll just have to settle for my 6C 1750 Gran Turismo by Castagna of Milano.—Phillip Schudmak, Victoria, Australia Dave Brownell replies: We're delighted to find out the results of the research on your car. That's the kind of "due diligence" that more owners and potential owners should avail themselves of rather than regretting a purchase after the hammer comes down. I also appreciate your comments about our thoughts on attribution of provenance but we'd argue that a vintage Bentley or Alfa is surely a work of kinetic art. Dear SCM: The lawyer column ("Legal Files" by Alexander Leventhal) is great. Any chance you could add columns written by some of the other folks we car collectors sometimes work with—an insurance agent, a dealer, and maybe even a NHTSA/EPA/DOT employee? I suppose some DOT rules vary too much from state to state for a national magazine like yours, but insurance agents and car dealers should have a chance to clear their names with car collectors. I must admit I don't dislike lawyers as much, thanks to the lawyer column. I also enjoy reading the real-world accounts of the cars you own. It's refreshing to read that someone who owns an old Ferrari realizes it's an old car and it's okay if it burns a little oil. There are too many magazines that preach that you somehow owe it to the inanimate car or its deceased designer to keep it running better at age thirty than it did when it left the factory. Why on earth does a magazine called Sports Car Market waste a drop of ink on American cars? America has never produced a sports car. Sorry, Jethro, the Corvette is a shotgun rack away from being the truck it handles like. There are plenty of "classic car" magazines for American car enthusiasts; those of us who like true sports cars only have Sports Car Market. Please keep it pure. Real sports cars are made in Germany, England, Italy and Japan. I mostly point this out since I've seen several "comments with your renewals" that asked for more American-car coverage. Please invite them to read Hemmings Motor News or Field & Stream.—Keith Kaplan, Bothell, WA Dear SCM: Hurray! I think you've got the right combo at last—slightly heavier paper for the cover (the last two issues shed their cover just by handling them) and bagged so the Post Office doesn't mangle them (or read them) en route. Also glad to see the Price Guides more inline with what is realistic in the market. Whether the market is really up, or the guide's now just caught up I'm not sure, but they definitely represent the market much better than in the past, or even than the last Pocket Guide. Keep it up!— Peter J. Bowman, via e-mail Dear SCM: I almost died when I turned to page 39 of your February 2000 issue. There, in the bottom right-hand corner of the page was a car I would have loved to have bid on; a silver/blue 1981 Ferrari 400iA which you described as a condition #1 car. You also mentioned that it was not sold at a bid of $20,000, a bid which you list as "not unreasonable." Huh? Am I missing something here? The car you described is an automatic and we all know that big, bulky Hydramatic 400 (you referred to it as a "slushbox") doesn't let the driver enjoy the car in the same way as it would with the 5-speed option. No argument there. What I do have a problem with is the "tone" of the car's review. These are "real cars." Sure, they are big and bulky (like the transmission) and handle like a tank but one must remember that these cars were designed not for the track but for the valet at the club. I have just purchased my second 400iA in the past 3 years and have found them to be everything they were meant to be: beautiful, elegant, stylish, refined and a bit sporty. The seats are some of the most comfortable ever produced and coupled with the wonderful driving position and superb visibility these are great open road cars. Sure, they might be a bit bulky while spinning around town and you may run into the odd electrical or fuel pump hassle but these 400iA's do not deserve their bad rap. A few years ago I walked into Shelton Sports Cars, which happens to be one of the leading Ferrari dealers in the country, inquiring about 400s and 412s. The timing was right and I wanted one and as I was in southern Florida at the time I figured Shelton was a good place to start. Was I ever wrong. One of their senior sales people, who I regarded as an authority based on his reputation, told me that he "would not sell me one even if he had one. I hate those cars." Undaunted and with the fire still burning hot I was lucky enough to find a 100-point 1982 400iA and quickly snapped it up. The car never let me down, turned heads everywhere I went and had that nice low rumbled exhaust note much similar to that of the late '60s version Mercury cop cars equipped with the Ford 429s. I had the car for two years, won some meets with it and sold it for exactly what I paid for it to a guy who now has it on display in his basement. From the minute I sold the car I missed it (sound like anyone you know?). It has taken me almost two years to find one in the same condition as I could not live without one in my stable. If the 1981 you reviewed is in fact a condition #1 car, than in my opinion it is worth almost twice the $20,000 bid which the seller was smart in turning down. These are "real cars" much like the Quattroportes you seem to mention quite favorably and I just thought it time to "blow their horn." Keep up the good work as I enjoy SCM and look forward to each issue.—K. Woody, Bloomfield Hills, MI • Exclusively 280SL's Low mileage and original cars are our specialty to buy or sell. Several cars in stock for immediate delivery. FINANCING • LEASING • TRANSPORTATION TONY LaBELLA CLASSIC CARS 2 Springdale • Cherry Hill, New Jersey (856) 424-1500 20  Brownell's Brooks Auction report (January 2000, page 43) on a 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder conversion refers to a NART Spyder. The reference should have been to a 365 GTS/4 Daytona Spyder, as the NART Spyders are based on the 275 GTB/4. Thanks to G. Louttit, via e-mail, for the correction. Errata Contact information corrections: Alfa Romeo Owners Club, 10 Raskin Road, Morristown, NJ 07960. To order the Original Ferrari V12 1965-1973 by Keith Bluemel (January 2000, page 12) call 800/826-6600. Subscribetodayto Sports Car Marketmagazine. 1 year/12 issues $48. call 24/71-800-289-2819 Sports Car Market

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Market Review a Buyer's Guide La rivista del velocissimo e del bellissimo ANONIMA LOMBARDA f ABBRICA AUTOMOBILI TI P0 LI  MILANO t.) N9 1929 Alfa Romeo 6C1500 SS Chassis number: 03128 73 Engine number: 03128 72 nequalled in their class in the 1927-1930 era were the superbly engineered, extremely light and very quick Tipo 6C twin-camshaft, supercharged Alfa Romeos from the design board of the brilliant Vittorio Jano. Alfa Romeo's concessionaire in England, Fred Stiles, imported four "works" cars with Zagato racing coachwork, chassis numbers 0312871 to 0312874. The cars were picked up in Milan, photographed outside the factory with Mrs. Stiles at the wheel of this car and Johnny Lurani and Giulio Ramponi in two others. The cars were driven back to England, where 0312873 was sold to Edgar Fronteras and registered GU9699. Fronteras was invited to participate as a "works" driver in the Junior Car Club's Double Twelve Hour race at Brooklands in May, 1929. He placed 12th, while Ramponi won outright. Ramponi later took a 6th on the Tourist Trophy Ards circuit. The car appeared at Shelsley Walsh in the same year and at Brooklands in 1930 before being retired. At some time during its racing career, the original engine was replaced with the powerplant from 0312872. In 1933, the car was rebodied as a two-seater by Freestone & Webb, then sold to Mrs. Beryl Leitch, who kept the car until 1937. After the war, Mic Comber rebodied it to its original Zagato configuration. After being campaigned throughout England and Europe, the car was sold to a Japanese collector in 1989. Remaining with the car are its V5 registration document, old log books, FIA and FIVA identity documents. While presently equipped with an SU carburetor, the original-type Memini is included. This Alfa sold for $230,683, including buyer 's commission, at the Brooks auction held on June 18, 1999 as part of the Goodwood Festival of Speed in Chichester, Sussex, England. Li vertibles and roadsters, with single- or twin-cam engines, the latter with a supercharger option. The larger-displacement 1 752cc cars have always been more popular, but the 1487cc version differs only in its slightly smaller bore and stroke. The original engine configuration of the supercharged cars (3rd series) included a Memini carburetor on the driver 's (right-hand) side and a deeply-finned inlet pipe which did a U-turn over the top of the supercharger and then made a right-angle turn back along the head. A more direct path was adopted beginning with the 51st car of the 3rd series 6C1 750, when the ports of the supercharger were swapped, echoing the layout of the P2. Years produced  Number produced  When fano joined Alfa Romeo, his assignment was to create a Grand Prix car that could beat Fiat, then develop a passenger car along the same lines, as racing success generates sales. Jano's P2 earned Alfa its Championship wreath in 1925 and sired the 6C1500 and 6C 1750 cars which first appeared two years later. Among the 6C1500 model's first wins, Enzo Ferrari led the field at Modena in 1927, with Marioni just behind in another unsupercharged 6C1500. Campari and Ramponi took a 1st overall with a supercharged model in the 1928 Mille Miglia. Other 1928 6C1500 wins included the Essex Six Hours at Brooklands and the Belgian GP at Spa. By 1929, the 1750s were dominant, but Ramponi still managed the win at the JCC Double Twelve with his 6C1500 Super Sport. I have always felt that the soul of the Alfa Romeo mystique has been fano 's 6Cs, which dominated the racecourses in their era, and set a reputation for lightness and performance that has carried Alfa through some very lean years indeed. The 6Cs were available as sedans, con- March, 2000  Tune-up/major service  Original list price .. 51,000 Lire; $2,684 (1928) SCM Price Guide  (about 28 lubrication points on the chassis) Chassis #  Engine #  After so many years, we 're pretty sophisticated about the differences between the P2s and the passenger 6Cs. This, I think, was not at all true of the motoring public in the early 1930s, most of whom would never have seen the P2's straight-8 powerplant. One of the secrets of Jano 's early success may have been the widespread belief that the 6C cars were really road-going versions of the P2. Certainly, Varzis use of] 750 Gran Sport parts on his 1930 Targa Florio-winning P2 only confirmed this popular belief 1928-1929 10 $175,000-200,000 $400 Engine bulkhead Intake side of block (Note: the engine and chassis numbers match and are stamped throughout the chassis, including the steering box.) Club .... Vintage Sports Car Club (Britain) Alfa Section, A. Cherrett, 121 Russell Rd., Newbury, Berks RG14 5JX, England Web site  Alternatives .... Bugatti 38, 40 or 43, SS Jaguar www.alfaromeo.com Although 03128 73 now carries replica Zagato bodywork, English bodies on the 6C Alfas are not unknown. James Young bodied several phaetons and drophead coupes. It a shame that so many of these less sporting cars have been rebodied as Zagatos, primarily to increase their value. With its Freestone & Webb bodywork, this car would be even more rare, though certainly not more valuable. The 3rd series configuration is rare, and a 3rd series 1500 SS is one of the rarest of fano 's delectable confections. A large part ofthe value of this car is its well-documented provenance. Bless the Brits for their meticulous attention to the details of history. In this case, they have conserved an important Alfa icon. The price paid, while on the high side for a 1500cc SS, was fair given the outstanding history, beginning with the day it was delivered, of this particular car.—Pat Braden • (Photo and data courtesy of auction company) 21

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NY 58 GIULIETTA SPIDER, 750 Series, 100% rust-free CA car, needs restoration, $3,900. 303-504-9222. CO 59 2000 SPYDER, 4-cylinder, 5-speed, red, black interior and top, bucket seats, chrome wheel discs, rebuilt engine, $14,900. Chicago Car Exchange, 847-680-1950. FAX 847-680-1967 IL 59 SPRINT, hot 2 litre, Webers, 5-spd, Borranis, always rust-free, perfect red with immaculate red & gray interior, ultimate tour hot rod $24,800. Kirk White, 904427-6660. FAX 904-427-7801 FL 60 GIULIETTA SPRINT, white/blue, Webers, 5-speed, looks good, runs great, everyday's like the Mille Miglia, $8,500. 206-213-0102. WA 61 GIULIETTA SPRINT, Speciale project, roller, some work completed, many NOS, used spares, $6,450 OBO. 425-6039612. WA 62 GIULIETTA SPIDER, 100% rust-free, dry clean body, needs restoration, $3,800. 303-504-9222. CO 62 GIULIETTA SPIDER, built as SCCA G-prod Solo 1, could be run as is or upgraded/restored to vintage spec, incl trailer, $4,850. 704-372-2899. NC 63 GIULIA SPIDER VELOCE, mods complete but needs restoration, $5,000, other cars available. Mark, 619-4296518. CA 63 GIULIA SPYDER, very well restored, completely rust-free, orange/black, this is a very nice example, $16,500. PA Motor Sport, 610-666-1966. FAX 610-666-9422 PA 63 SPRINT SPECIALE, Giulietta with 1600 engine, needs minor body and paint, but a decent old car, must be sold, $10,000 US $, OBO. Bob LeFlufy, 604-988-8326. FAX 604-990-4895 CANADA BC 65 2600 SPRINT COUPE, white with new black leather, nice body and trim, runs well, needs brakes, $5,000. Octagon Auto, 717244-0669. PA Re-Originals OEM Quality' 65 GTC, rare Touring bodied four-seat convertible, complete original car, runs great, looks good, $11,000. 858-824-6316. CA 65 GTC CONVERTIBLE, very original, needs paint, ran and drove perfectly 8 years ago, sitting since minor rust through floors near pedals, $12,500 OBO. 770-345-5399. GA 67 DUETTO, straight, no rust, runs, beautiful, will now answer phone, $9,250. 310207-4776. CA 67 DUETTO BOATTAIL, Spyder, 2-owner Dallas car, light yellow, black interior, 99% rust-free, original tool kit, $7,500. Peter Krell, 972-458-2004. FAX 972-458-8414 TX 69 DUETTO, dark green, black canvas top, restored, really beautiful classic, $11,200 OBO. Milt, 310-450-4483. CA 69 DUETT'0 CONVERTIBLE, very nice condition, 85K original miles, white with black interior, lots of class for the money, $7,950. Gullwing Motor Cars Inc., 718545-0500. FAX 718-545-1308 NY 69 GTV, blue with tan, excellent condition, European version with twin carbs, needs nothing, no rust ever, great paint and cosmetics, BWA wheels, clutch and service, $14,000. Chuck, 310-470-6464. MD 711750, no rust, runs well, ready for restoration, good upholstery, straight body, dented rear bumper, extra engine available, all parts orig, CA car, $4,500. 213-794-8446. CA 71 SPIDER, Spica, silver, black interior and top, body is extensively refurbished with a professionally done paint job, no bondo, engine runs wonderfully well and in tune, invested $13,000 asking $10,000 OBO. 708-798-9310. IL 72 MONTREAL, rare V8 super car, 47K miles, runs great, rust-free, NYS registered, black/black, $15,750. 201-995-9011. NJ 74 GTV, red exterior, Konis, h/d suspension, Michelin MX4, new seats, strong engine, recent Fl rebuild, authenticity maintained, $6,500. 805-545-9190. CA LITERATURE Manuals & Books for Alfa Romeo: Service manuals, Parts manuals, Owners manuals, History Books; see www. books4cars.com 248-357-4640. 888380-9277 toll free. MI April The Immortal 2.9 Alfa Romeo 8C2900 by Simon Moore, a few remaining unsold volumes of this sought-after book now available at $250 each postpaid from Vintage Motorbooks, Visa/MC welcome. We are also buyer for good automotive books or libraries. P.O. Box 922, Beaverton, OR. 97075-0922. Vintage Motorbooks, 503-292-7747 eve/mess. FAX 503-292-5636 OR March WANTED Alfa Romeo Sprint Speciale in excellent condition. Neal, 510-234-1940. CA April• 12618 Craigwood Lane Cypress, TX 77429 NEW WINDSHIELDS FROM EUROPE! Duetto Alfa SS Montreal Apollo Laminated! DOT, TUV & ISO Approved.' Maserati Ghibli Maserati Mexico Maserati 3500 GT DeTomaso Pantera Intermeccanica Italia 2600 Zagato Junior Zagato TZ-1 & TZ-2 GTV-Gasket Style Giulietta/Giulia Sprint Giulietta/Giulia Spider Alfetta GT & Four Door 2000/2600 Touring Spider FREE CATALOGS & UPHOLSTERY SAMPLES Alfa - Ferrari - Lancia - Fiat - Maserati - Apollo - Lam borghini Call today for your OEM, NOS or new restoration part. PHONE 281-807-1945 or FAX 281-807-1946 22  Sports Car Market

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SCM Cruises THE INTERNET A glimpse atsome web sites of interest. Ratings:  ,**1fr is Best. Please e-mail your suggestions for this space to: copyed@ sportscarmarket.com Here, Chitty Chitty www.brooklands.org.uk The Brooklands Society home page. This site has information about the Goodwood Festival of Speed and other events at the Brooklands track. It also provides a history of the Brooklands cars and drivers, stories, legends and lore surrounding the track and a preview of the exhibits being featured at the Brooklands Museum. The online album of archival photos includes a brief account of Count Louis Zborowski's Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang, accompanied by rare pictures of him with his English speciale. Historical photos of famous cars with their drivers, as well as other Brooklands paraphernalia, can be purchased. Join the Brooklands Society at this address and be privy to all that is happening within "the society that saved Brooklands." SCM net rating: History buffs*,thi- General cruisers www.clubcobra.com Replicar and original-series Cobra owners discuss the world of. Over 800 registered members talk shop all hours of the day on a variety of topics. Includes club forums, the posting and summarizing of events and free classifieds. Show off your smarts under the Tech Tips discussion topic. Interested in starting your own Cobra club web site? Find free assistance at this address. New clubs are encouraged to join in becoming a part of the largest online resource for Cobra enthusiasts. Just don't try a site search for "Tupperware Specials." SCM net rating: Cobra owners 4-*7;1-1/2 General cruisers Welcome to the Snake Pit Hello, You've Got Maintenance Needs lifeminders.lycos.com A free reminder service for all of life's major and minor events, including car maintenance. Select Auto Maintenance & Car Care Tips, enter the make, model and year (from 1900 to 2000) of your car(s), enter the mileage and when your car had its oil changed last. You'll receive e-mail reminders for each of your cars when it's time for an oil change. Wonder if Jon Shirley uses this service for his 375 MM? Unfortunately, be prepared for a barrage of "personalized" offers as well ("Dear Lancia Owner—Free Personalized Lancia key chains with every copy of "Le Mans" ordered on DVD . . SCM netrating: Forgetful car owners  birthdays and anniversaries **'/2 What Was That Nash-Healey, Anyway? Mr. Kerb may be stumped, but it's the Web to the rescue. Mr. H needs information about his barn-find Nash-Healey (see "Ask Mr. Kerb" this issue on page 14); here are two relevant sites. www.iupui.edu/–harrold/nash/car.html Includes a 1902-1988 timeline and a brief historical summary of Charles Nash's automobile (and refrigerator—let's not overlook the Nash-Kelvinator) career. Photographs and additional notes of interest have been compiled on this site as general reference for Nash enthusiasts. www.nashcarclub.org/ index.html The Nash Car Club of America. Locate Nash clubs in your area and contact fellow Nash owners. (Is the chat room called Nash Hashing?) Make plans to attend the Grand National meet in Oregon this year. SCM net rating: Nash-Healey buffs **Y2 General cruisers  • 750-101-102-105-106-1 1 5-116-1 19 164 - 0 A RVICf March, 2000  ALFA ROMEO • FERRARI • BMW Other Fine Imports DAN SOMMERS MANAGER (503) 274-0064 1313 W. Burnside Portland, OR 97209 The largest stock in North America makes AR Ricambi your first choice for all your Alfa Romeo parts needs • Replacement Parts: Engine, drive line, sheet metal, glass, rubber. Original Equipment and aftermarket supply... • Performance Parts: Headers, cams, pistons, springs, sway bars, induction, brakes.. .and more Call to order our new 1996 Performance Parts Catalog 800 225 ALFA 23 4Nmg= Jon Norman's ALFA PARTS / New, extremely competitive "value pricing" on all parts. / Over 20 years of Alfa experience. Street & race. / 1300, 1600, 1750, 2000, V6 - we know them all ORDERS WILL NOT GET LOST & YOU WILL GET THE RIGHT PART THE FIRST TIME! In California, call: 1-800-890-ALFA (2532) or 510-525-9435 Fax: 510-525-9519 General cruisers who forget

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Mystery Photo Answers Two-Way Trunk Proof that at one time there were so many MGBs on the road that they met themselves coming and going.—Dennis G. Cuendet, Baton Rouge, LA What follows is the result of a teeny tiny typo: BRITISH LEYLAND MOTORS MEMO FROM: Nigel TO: Engineering/Production Staff SUBJECT: Revisions, 1974, 1/2 MGB DATE: 6-1-73 January 2000 Mystery Photo Is this reason #47 for the Collapse of the British Car Industry? Oh where, oh where, did your better half go? To Munich, dear sir, to Munich, dear sir.—George Demuth, Scranton, PA Trevor gave not a tinker's damn about the styling or road performance of his automobile. When it came to boot space, however . . .—Tom Rounds, Palm Springs, CA The ad in the paper was just too tempting to miss for Bob, a far-gone member of the Rusted-out and Deplorable British Car Fraternity. The ad read something like this, "2 MGBs, old-world British charm, easy restoration, both $100 to good home." After hauling the rusted-out hulks back to his hovel in the woods, he had both running in no time . . .however, due to the intricacies of the Lucas electrical system the lights failed on both cars at different times on different nights, and on one occasion a nasty telephone pole was right in the middle of Bob's apex . . .oh well . . .Bob got out the old welder and fashioned a beautiful trailer from what remained of the cars, which he then hitched up to his MGC V8 (secretly fitted with the revolutionary wooden V8 from a long-forgotten MG Grand Prix of Gibraltar prototype that was never to race), and it was off to Hershey to unload that pile of rubbish left over from the other half of those sad little MGBs. If I remember correctly, I last saw him perusing the classifieds again, and there was this lovely little Triumph Mayflower . . .—David Swig, Sausalito, CA It was bad enough when the British Leyland design team came out with the prototype MG1/4 (an obvious rip-off of the Fiat X1/9 name), but when the quality control department put a chrome bumper on the "front," and a rubber one on the "back," they knew all hope was lost.—Ryan H. Greenblatt, Huntingdon Valley, PA Long thought to be reason #47 of the collapse of the British car market but actually, known by insiders to be the foresight of the British car market. Everyone thought Plymouth was the first to market this idea, with the Prowler trailer for carrying luggage on those long cross-country trips. In actuality MG was the first to market with this ingenious little option. Unfortunately, MG's reason behind the trailer was for transporting spare parts and the tools needed to install those spares on a trip of any length. The true demise of the British car industry is the fact this rare chrome front bumper, rubber rear bumper model needed a spare part and tool kit of its own, which was never made available to the US market. Which made traversing the lower 48 with this little beauty nearly impossible.—Jason Bryan, Collegeville, PA This is what happens when British Leyland engineers attempt to design a car based solely on customers' requests for more cargo space.—Dan Hampton, La Crosse, WI By the end of the MG model run, with cash restrictions, parts shortages, and US bumper requirements and emissions standards, the company and the production line didn't know whether they were coming or going and the product showed it.—John Rogers, Dallas, TX Fred had always wanted an MGB. He dreamed of MGBs. He craved MGBs. But Fred had two problems: He couldn't decide between the classic beauty of the chrome-bumpered cars versus the practicality that rubber bumpers provided. And he couldn't afford an entire MGB, let alone the insurance and maintenance costs. Imagine his excitement when the perfect, er, "vehicle" showed up in the Sports Car Market classifieds.—Jay Mackro, St. Louis, MO 24  Recently changed EPA and Dept. of Transportation regulations from the colonies force B/L to make some changes in next year's MGB to comply with said regulations. The regulations deal primarily with ride height and modifications to reduce emissions. These modifications will be implemented mid-year, 1974. —John King, Libertyville, IL "Captain Kirk, on the way to the car wash we were ambushed by Romulans and Klingons, so we went through the coming-and-going time warp. Mr. Sulu, over and out."—Jack Leong, Chicago, IL With typical British thoroughness, British Leyland answered the complaints about lack of trunk space in the MGB by creating a special model that included this trailer. Called the MGB GT DT (Dual Trunk), it was towed from the chrome bumper end for the American market, and the rubber bumper end for the European market. Although beautiful to look at and stoutly constructed, it was quickly phased out of production due to seemingly unsolvable electrical problems.—Ken Eberts, Temecula, CA Partially the real reason is schizophrenia as a result of its introduction of the "Carmen-Cohen" mobile . . . because half the time it doesn't know if it's "Carmen" or "Cohen."—Sid Cohen, Phoenix, AZ The little voice in my head cautioned me about using Picasso Autobody. But I would not listen.—Anonymous So much for the 5-mph bumper crash test! Trailer Queen! The only reliable English car made! Obviously this car(?) is hooked up to a trailer hitch.—Richard Friedman, New York, NY This is a fine example of the rare and sought-after MGBGM. Only a small handful were built on the Monday following both the change from chrome to rubber bumpers and the surprise win of Arsenal over Birmingham in Sunday's footy match. While engine power was severely reduced, the increased luggage space was considered by many to be a fair tradeoff. It's likely that the original purchase price was recouped by recycling all of the empty lager cans found in both boots.—Mark Becht, Chandler AZ The expression "never buy a car built on a Monday" was never more true than at British Leyland during the 1970s.—Andy Williams, Norwalk, CT Dr. (M.G.) Doolittle's Push Me/Pull Me Small English Animal Ambulance Trailer.—B.G. von Barkhausen, Scottsdale, AZ "Your MG's ready, Bob," said the message on his tape. As Bob headed over to the restorer, he smugly reflected that he had finally found a way to deal with the runaway costs and imperial attitudes of restoration shops. Six months earlier when they had presented the ridiculous estimate of $20,000 to do a frame-up on his beloved little MG, he had simply said, "Look, my budget is $4,000 and not a penny more—just do your best and call me when it's ready!"—Jack Boxstrom, Ontario, Canada This is obviously BMC's half-assed attempt at cloning a Studebaker.— Noel Lutsey, Mesa, AZ The collapse of the British car industry was caused less by reasons #1 thru #46 than by reason #47—the switch to the modern industrial techniques of "Pull"-type production along with "Push"-type manufacturing. The outcome was the Pull Me/Push You collection of vehicles which couldn't go forward since reverse was bi-directional. The static nature of these vehicles left would-be buyers undecided as to how to get them out of the dealerships, so they didn't.—Dave Leonard, Nashville, TN MG finally decided to start using opinion surveys for designs of new models. One-hundred percent of those surveyed were negative on the engine, transmission and Lucas electricals. Fifty-percent liked the new rubber bumpers and the other 50% preferred the old chrome bumpers. MG tried to make everyone happy.—Pete Wilzbach, Duluth, GA This month's winner of the sure-to-be-collectible 1/18 scale model courtesy of USAppraisal is George Demuth, for his scathingly accurate two-sentence summation of the fate of the English car industry.—ED.• Sports Car Market

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IFERRAR E Chassis number: 0191EL Engine number: 0191EL Although superficially well presented when purchased, during 19891994 this car was subjected to a painstaking restoration with bills available documenting the cost at no less than $700,000. Sold by Brooks at Gstaad, Switzerland in December 1999 for $334,845 including buyer's premium, $51,000 over Brooks' optimistically high estimate of $283,500, and over SCM' s Price Guide high of $250,000. This was a lot ofmoney for a 212 Inter, which was Enzo's heavier and longer-wheelbase street version of his successful competition 212 Export model. The unique Ghia body and paint treatment seen here were not trendsetters and did not appear on later Ferraris. One Ferrari magazine's recent price guide gives a high figure of $185,000 for a Vignale body and $150,000 for Ghia-bodied Inters. Vignale-bodied Exports are estimated at a high of $450,000. ven without the connection to President Juan Peron, this would still be an important car as it is one of the rare 212s with Ghia coachwork. This car was exhibited at the 1952 Turin Show with aright-hand drive Ghia Cabriolet body. On July 16th it was sold to a Milan publishing house. Just three months later, it was returned to Ghia who re-clothed it with this striking left-hand coupe body. Their chief stylist drew a handsome, uncluttered line notable for its expanse of glassware, slim pillars and careful detailing. Painted yellow and black, it was displayed at the October 1952 Paris Salon. By 1953 it was on its way to Argentina as the property of Juan Peron. Exactly what happened to the car after Peron's exile is not known, but it emerged in Buenos Aires in 1973 with a five-speed gearbox (from a Ferrari 225 #0172ET). Subsequent history is well-documentedPeron was reunited with the car when he returned in 1974—and it was imported into Switzerland in 1988 from where it was acquired by a German in 1989. The car, while a very expensive restoration to original standards, is simply not very original. When purchased prior to its restoration, it was missing the correct bumpers and lights. Years of neglect meant that much of the body panels and inner frame had to be replaced, and among the many parts that had to be fabricated were the radiator grille, fuel tank and floor pans. (See Thoroughbred & Classics Cars, September 1995, for six pages detailing the restoration.) The transmission is not original. The 3-carb setup is probably an early upgrade, since most early Inters came with a single Weber mounted on a water-heated manifold. And it was converted by Ghia from a RHD. All three of these modifications are very desirable from a driving standpoint, especially if the gearbox has synchros. But they do not add to the aura of originality. Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCMPrice Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  1950-53 81 5,600,000 Lire; $8,960 $150,000-250,000 $2,000 Negotiable, offer $600 Front frame tube Engine rear mount Clubs  Ferrari Owners Club, 8642 Cleta St., Downey, CA 90241 Ferrari Club of America, 15872 Radwick, Silver Springs, MD 20906 Web sites  Alternatives to consider  These early cars are not a great deal offun to drive. Contemporary tests revealed the Inter to take 16.6 seconds for 0 to 80, the Export model, usually about 400 pounds lighter and with more power did 0 to 90 in 14.1. Having owned and driven the Ghia-bodied 2+2 Inter built just before this one, #0189, bought by King Farouk from the Brussels show stand in January 1952, I can attest to the vintage feel of these cars. The March, 2000  212 Export, early 250 series FerrariOwnersClub.org www.maranello.com 166, 195 I, 1951 Ferrari 212 Inter Ghia Coupe handling is early '50s, with the front independent suspension controlled by a transverse leaf spring, and the rear solid axle mounted on two leaf springs. Combined with the single carburetor engine of about 130-140 hp and the non-synchro gearbox (the factory brochures claimed 4-5 had synchromesh, but most owners have never found it) it makes for an exciting drive in modern traffic. No talking on the cell phone while piloting your 212 in traffic! Incidentally, if the owners of more modern Ferraris complain about onerous maintenance requirements, you can whip out the owners manuals for the 212s, and show them the leaf spring maintenance requirements. "Every 620 to 930 miles the leaf springs should be washed with petroleum and a little graphited oil injected by means of a syringe between the leaves after lifting the car off the ground and removing the small bolts of the spring clips. "These are not cars for the 1,000-mile retrospectives. So what accounts for this rather generous price? Some possibilities: Celebrity value: "Evita" premiered on Broadway in 1979. The pro- duction ran for an incredible 1,567 performances. It won an impressive seven Tony Awards. The 1996 film grossed over $160 million and won three Golden Globes, including a Best Actress nod for Madonna. Thefilm also won an Academy Award for best song. The Brooks catalog didn't mention if 0191 had a CD player The "stamp album" phenomenon: Sometimes to complete an album page, a collector will pay more than normally justified just to fill a hole in a collection, and with rare cars, sometimes there is only one chance in a generation to acquire one. Only two or three 212s have been offered for sale in 1999 and at Christie's Pebble Beach Auction a very desirable Export Berlinetta went unsold at a high bid of $500,000. Low availability makes price less important to the wealthy. Or—Brooks had a very good auction: The gross was almost double the $4.66M of last year There were many bidders present and on the phones, so maybe it was every seller 's dream—two determined and well-qualified bidders. In any event, differing views ofvalues for unique objects is what makes the hobby so interesting, and Value Guide editors eternally hopeful that, on rare cars, at least some of their guesses will be right—John Apen• (Photo and data courtesy of auction company) 25

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G1' MOTORS ha,s expanded again! We would like to thank our many loyal customers who have now made us the largest independent Ferrari service and restoration facility in Los Angeles. In order to meet the demand from our word-of-mouth new customers we have added yet another service bay. Our staff of service technicians has a cumulative 80+ years experience to offer for your Ferrari service and restoration needs. Stop by and see what the finest, fairest, and friendliest Ferrari service looks like, or call Mike Fenison, our service manager, to schedule your next Ferrari service. GT Motors Glendale, CA. TEL (818) 546-2971 FAX (818) 546-2812 50 GT S/N 003 was the feature car at the RM Classic Car Auction at Scottsdale, Arizona, on January 23, 2000. With standard F40s selling in the $250,000-300,000 range, and production F50s bringing $600,000-650,000, the F50 GT's selling price of $1,430,000 had the Ferrari world buzzing. The F50 GT is one of the great "what ifs" in Ferrari's history. The car was developed in late 1995-96 to be raced by privateers in the 1997 BPR Global GT Championship series. Developed as a competition coupe version of the F50, the F50 GT was meant to be a replacement for the F40 LM and its later variations, the F40 LM GTE, which had been a relatively successful car in the (now defunct) BPR GT series. Two F50 GTs were to go to Scandia racing, two more to Ferrari Club Italia which was going to run with Benetton sponsorship, and a fifth car was going to be supplied to MomoCorsa. Other cars, if built, were to go to various European privateers. F While the street version F50 will go from 060 mph in 3.7 seconds, and has a top speed of 202 mph, the racing version F50 GT will launch itself from 0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds, and has a top speed of 235 mph. The normal engine in an F50 street car, designated the Tipo F130, is a de-tuned Fl-type V12 engine expanded to 4.7 liters and rated at 513 hp at 8,500 rpm. The F50 GT engine is designated the Tipo F130A and develops a tire-shredding 750 hp at 10,500 rpm. The official reasons for the cancellation of the F50 GT program in late 1996 were the high development costs and Ferrari's need to focus on Formula 1. Rumors in the Ferrari world included a refusal by Ferrari to go head to head with Porsche or Mercedes in GT racing, and/or that Bernie Ecclestone, head honcho of Formula 1, didn't want Ferrari diverting its resources from Fl, nor did Ecclestone want the Ferrari name in a rival racing series from which Bernie derived no profit. (Strange how we find this latter reason so easily believable.—ED.) As an aside, the BPR series, named after its organizers, Jurgen Barth (of the Porsche Factory) Patrick Peter (now organizer of the Tour Auto) and Stephen Ratel (organizer of the Venturi and Lamborghini Challenge series) is now suing Ecclestone. They claim he stole their series and replaced it with the new FIA GT series, conveniently controlled by the aforementioned Mr. Ecclestone. WITH OUR FLEET OF COMPANY OWNED TRUCKS" DOOR TO DOOR SINCE 1979 BY TRUCK TRANSPORT OR DRIVER • ICC LICENCED, BONDED & INSURED • OPEN OR ENCLOSED TRANSPORT • 60 OFFICES 26  = CALL FOR A FREE QUOTE 800-233-4875 www.carmoves.com The owners of the first three F50s delivered have not been shy about showing off their hot-rod Ferraris. S/N 001 was sold to Art Zafiropoulo, a California collector. This car arrived in the US on April 18, 1997 and was introduced to the public at the Ferrari of North America-sponsored Rodeo Drive concours of April 19, 1997, held in Beverly Hills. The second F50 built, S/N 002, was sold through Conies, the Japanese Ferrari importer, to a Japanese collector, Yoshikuni Okamoto. The third car, S/N 003, was sold through Ferrari of Beverly Hills to Jim Spiro in Louisiana. All were sold in the $1,000,000 or "a little more" range. It was S/N 003 that sold at the RM Auction in Scottsdale for $1,430,000 including premium and is now on its way to an Australian collector. With over 350 F50s built, a 150% premium for an F50 GT, which is really just a race car without a racing pedigree (think 288 GTO) seems absurd. Add in the knowledge that there are three tubs left at the factory waiting for someone with the patience and checkbook to own S/Ns 004, 005 and 006 and the price seems even crazier. On the other hand, in today's dot-com economy, where a private 757, a fifty-room mansion or ownership of a Major League sports team doesn't buy exclusivity, an F50 GT, the latest and most potent Ferrari GT race car ever built, does guarantee bragging rights in the club of young billionaires who are always looking for new ways to one-up their buddies. And paying a $400,000 premium? That just means their stock will have to go up another fifty cents a share to make that money back. • Sports Car Market Sheehan Speaks by Michael Sheehan F50 GT, A Very Exclusive Club

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Ferraris For Sale Photos SELL CARS! Mini-Photo with classified ad, only $40 per month! INCLUDES INTERNET POSTING! Regulardassifiedonly$1 5permonth. Pa rts/PartsWa nted Ads FREEfor pvt . pa rty su bsc ribers! 61 250 PF CABRIOLET, this is a lovely car, red/tan, it has a complete mechanical rebuild with receipts, the Borranis are excellent as is the upholstery and paint, $129,500. Pennsylvania Motor Sport, 610666-1966. FAX 610-666-9422 PA 63 250 GT LUSSO, black, tan leather, s/n 4421, this is truly a stunning example of this most beautiful Ferrari, fully restored, perfect in every way, full tool kit and books, $74,000 in recent work by Berlinetta Motors, $145,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-6537555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 63 400 SUPER AMERICA, cabriolet, 4241SA, red/cream, one owner (then museum), extraordinary original condition, needs no restoration, factory hardtop, $475,000. 334-277-4260. AL 66 275 GTB, alloy, 6-carb, recent near complete restoration, red, black, superb car, $260,000 US $. Bob LeFlufy, 604-9888326. FAX 604-990-4895 CANADA BC 66 275 GTS SPYDER, correct fly yellow with black leather, finest running in the USA, extra sharp, Will accept a 50s trade, $162,500. 215-968-5599. PA 67 275 GTB/4, red, tan, wire wheels, an excellent CA car with older restoration, 38,000 original miles, tools, new exhaust, $295,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-6537555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 67 330 GTS, s/n 11091, in fly yellow with black leather interior, new correct top, excellent original Borranis (5), complete with tool bag and jack, major service in Sept 99, 88,000 kms, 3rd owner for 8 years, always the best of care, service records available, $195,000. 508-771-0662 anytime. MA 69 365 GT 2+2, gray/black, 78,000 miles, rebuilt engine, new chrome, paint, Borranis, exhaust, none better at any price, $58,000. Motor Classic, 914-997-9133. FAX 914997-9136 NY 69 DAYTONA COUPE, red/black w/red inserts, non-plexi, no headrest, wires, wood steering wheel, $94,500. Forza, 860-3501140. FAX 860-350-1148 CT 70 365 GTB4 SPYDER CONY, tan/black interior, Borranis, 55,000 km, approx 36,000 mi, excellent leather, paint, new top, Swiss papers, US title, fast, very fast, $138,000. 904-285-8804. FL 71 DAYTONA COUPE, red/black, USA model, beautifully detailed original car, new tires, fresh tune and service, 38K miles, no history of rust, rot or neglect & very healthy, $119,000. Ferrari of Denver, 303730-7340. CO 72 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA, black/tan, 34,000 miles, Strahman conversion, Borranis, from the Mel Blanc collection, superb driver, $175,000. Motor Classic & Competition, 914-997-9133. FAX 914997-9136 NY 72 365 GTC/4, red/black, wire, recent full service, fresh exhaust, full books, same owner for 16 years, $49,500. Forza, 860350-1140. FAX 860-350-1148 CT 72 365 GTC4 SPYDER, one of four cars cut by Zanpoili, a black/, 4,100 mile car in the late 80s, one of the best 12-cyl Spyders in the world, interesting trades considered, $125,000. Aaron Ruskin, 818-481-2200. FAX 818-676-1616 CA 72 NART, competition Daytona Spyder, NART Le Mans entry for 1975, Geneva show car, alloy body by Michelotti, fastest March, 2000 Daytona ever at LeMans, converted to street use by John Mecom, 6,000 miles, 98 point condition, ready for street or track, win the shell Historic Challenge and then drive it home, $485,000. 334-277-4260. AL 74 365BB, low mileage. exceptionally good condition, $70,000 US $. Bob LeFlufy, 604-988-8326. FAX 604-9904895 CANADA BC 77 BOXER, with original LeMans long tail bodywork, full roll cage, pindrive hubs, AP brakes, tubular A-arms, 87 Testarossa engine, the car requires assembly which I can help with, original 1977 Boxer was starting point, $50,000 interesting trades. 520-778-7398. AZ 79 512BB, red/black, 24,000 miles, all releases, over $27,000 in receipts, excellent condition, $69,000. 310-274-7440 -. FAX 310-274-9809 CA 80 308 GTS, charcoal with red leather, 11,000 mi, just serviced, including belts, runs and looks excellent, books and tools, $29,000. Octagon Auto, 717-2440669. PA 80 4001, rare 5-speed, blue/cream, only 23,000 miles, EPA/DOT, $31,000. Forza, 860-350-1140. FAX 860-350-1148 CT 82 512 BBI, red, tan, 21,000 miles, CD, tape, very clean, runs perfectly, $75,000. 440-460-0161. OH 82 MONDIAL COUPE, white/tan, 4,800 original miles on this showroom quality example, you will not find a cleaner or more original example, ready for any Ferrari Concours, still on MSO, receipts, tools and books, $26,000. Fantasy Junction, 510653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 86 328 GTS, Euro version, red/black, 22,000 miles, just serviced including cam belt replacement, complete maintenance records starting with first service, DOT/ EPA releases, original tools and books, meticulously sorted out by devoted owner, mint condition in all respects, $48,000. Dave Olimpi, 540-687-3777. VA 86 MONDIAL 3.2, cabriolet, red/black, absolutely beautiful, 11,500 miles, recent, major service with cam belts, the best one out there, $43,900. Stave Ahlgrim, 770457-5219. FAX 770-936-9392 GA 88 TESTAROSSA, red, tan leather, all books and records, 14K miles, perfect! $69,500. Premier Automobile Leasing, 414-771-2110. WI 95 355 SPIDER, traditional red over tan leather, excellent condition with 7,000 miles, $119,500. Motorcars International, 417-831-9999. FAX 417-831-8080 MO 95 512 M, own one of the rarest contemporary Ferraris built, one of only 75, absolutely outstanding condition with 3,750 miles, $179,000 trades welcome. Motorcars International, 417-831-9999. FAX 417831-8080 MO 96 355 SPIDER, red/tan, 10,600 miles, Alpine CD, books, records, excellent condition, $117,500 trades. Team Motorsports, 417-886-3200. FAX 417-882-0223 MO 99 355 SPIDER, red over tan leather, only 670 miles, luxury tax already paid, $147,500 trades welcome. Motorcars International, 417-831-9999. FAX 417-831-8080 MO LITERATURE Manuals & Books for Ferrari: Service Manuals, Parts Manuals, History Books; see www.books4cars.com, call 248-3574750 or toll free:888-380-9277. MI March CAVALLINO #7 thru #100 complete $695 postpaid USA. Single back issue #46 up $12 each or 3/$32. #31 - 45 $25 each, all postpaid USA. Prancing Horse #52 thru #122 complete $350 postpaid USA. Visa, MC, overseas inquiries welcome. Vintage Motorbooks, 503-292-7747 eves. FAX 503-292-5636 OR March PARTS 1970s Fl blueprints, Press Kits, manuals, models, books, homologation papers, '49 Merrritt repro +54+65 original Yearbooks, Pininfarina annuals, Style Autos, Automobile Years, etc. 250 + 330 Fuel Pumps, Schumacher Fl pistons. Jerry, 330-759-5224 mornings. OH April Weber velocity stack 6 carb set for 275 and Daytona's, with card tops $1500. 250 valve cover with knobs, makes great decorator item for the office, $500. E-mail: k7sc@cybertrails.com or call 480-4731098. April WANTED 308 GTS 16" rims wanted, Speedline, Momo or others. Email-CRIZZ01004@ AOL.COM Chuck, 414-654-4543 or email. March • Garry Roberts 8/ Co. e-mail: garryroberts@fea.net Specializing in Pre-Owned Vintage & Contemporary Perna Sales / Service / Restoration 922 Sunset Drive, Costa Mesa, CA. 92627 Tel: (949) 650-2690  lax: (949) 650-2720 M715 GT11 s/n 08457, orque-Tube •  .• •  - 4 Raced h /Italian Itilklinth and dab mew aswell typo epents at the Nuthimiwin 1966. Documented k,vMairel Massini as ivell aspicturea' in the 1966 Ferrari veathook and The Pourret 275 book. Excellent carfir Shed ayalleve, Tourdefirruce or conc6viff eventx Clarentyc6wipktugr restoration in our shv. $325,000.00 obo. T MOTORS Glendale, CA 18) 546-2971 FAX (818) 54 -2 27

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• ! Chassis number: ZA9000500DLA 12554 Engine number: 12554 Etceterini 8c Friends Market Place 1984 Lamborghini Countach ism  1 gm T he sensation of the 1971 Geneva Salon, the Countach was styled by Marcello Gandini. Lamborghini's four- cam V12 was retained, though this time installed longitudinally. To achieve optimum weight distribution, designer Paolo Stanzini placed the five-speed gearbox ahead of the engine between the seats, and the differential, driven by a shaft passing through the sump, at the rear. When production began in 1974, the Countach sported an improved chassis and a standard four-liter, instead of the prototype's five-liter engine. Even with the smaller engine producing "only" 375 bhp, the aerodynamically efficient Countach could attain 170 mph and, naturally, came with racetrack roadholding to match. The car's potentially largest market—the USA—remained closed to it until the arrival of the "emissions friendly" LP500S in 1982. Although no more powerful than before, the newcomer's 4754cc engine brought with it a useful increase in torque. The final development saw the engine enlarged to 5167cc and new four-valves-percylinder heads adopted for the Countach Quattrovalvole, the latter's 180 mph top speed making it—briefly—the world's fastest car. The right-hand drive LP500S pictured here has enjoyed just three owners from new. The car came into the current seller's hands in 1987 when it had recorded 35,000 km and underwent a thorough restoration in 1988-1989 at not inconsiderable expense. The work included a full engine rebuild, bodywork restoration, repaint, and full interior retrim. Years produced  Number produced  Tune-up/major-service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Finished in its original Acapulco blue with magnolia/dark blue leather interior, the car is described by the seller as in "very good" condition in all respects. The tires are Pirelli, and the only listed deviation from factory specification is an Ansa sports exhaust system. The rear wing—unpainted and not fitted—accompanies the car. It was of- Club  market value. Had this been a left-hand drive example sold in the US, this would be considered a bit of a bargain. I'm a firm believer that "driven" cars with some reasonable amount of mileage are better buys than "garage queens" with no miles. Driven cars tend not to create their own maladies from non-use. In any case, Countachs are not exotics for the faint of heart. They are nasty to use in reverse, they are not friendly to us big Americans who weigh more than 180 lb. and are over six feet tall, and with DOT bumpers and wing they look downright silly, an absolute cartoon of what they started out to be. Maintenance and service fall under "if you have to ask, please buy something else. " But . . . any young boy who gave a modicum of consideration to exotic cars in the '70s and '80s had a poster of a Countach in his room. This doesn't hurt the current interest level Countachs are now enjoying; as automotive tastes evolve, it may actually be their final hour in the limelight. The grown-up whippersnappers with the old posters are selling their Original list price  £54,000; $76,010 (1984) SCM Price Guide  frame rail between the engine and trunk Engine #  on two-valve engines Jim Kaminski, Lamborghini Owner's Club, PO Box 7214, St. Petersburg, FL 33734 Alternatives to consider  fered with a complete history file, including all restoration and subsequent service bills, and tailored car cover. This Lamborghini Countach sold for $49,335 at the Brooks sale held at the London Motor Show in October Taking into consideration that Countachs are not as desirable in the UK as they are here, this seems like fair UK 28  Ferrari Boxer or Testarossa, Lotus Esprit SE, BMW MI "dot.com "options and buying the Countachs of their youth. LP400s are especially hot; they are rapidly becoming top-shelf collectibles because of their purity of line and lowvolume production. After all, any car with a periscope has to be cool. 1982-1985 323 $50-80,000 $1,650-2,200 $225 Engine compartment, on the Between cylinder heads Bravo to the three English owners who actually drove this 500S, another example of how Europeans tend not to deib, their cars and actually use them. A Countach on a proper country road would be a howl to drive and these three blokes must have had their share of howling. Although again, the reality check comes when the engine had to be rebuilt after just 20,000 miles of use; I can't help but be suspicious of why. (May we see that history file again, please?) Not as fast as the LP400 but certainly quicker and cleaner looking than the later US cars, this 500S has great curb appeal and would settle in nicely into any Lambo enthusiast's garage. Having been sorted for proper use, and with a proper rev limiter fitted, this car should give its new owner miles of smiles. For the money, there is a great deal of car here.—Steve Seri° • Sports Car Market

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Etceterini at Friends Market Place Photos SELL CARS! Mini-Photo with classified ad, only $40 per month! INCLUDES INTERNET POSTING! Regulardassifiedonly$1 5permonth. Pa rts/Parts Wa ntedAds FREEforpvt.partysubscribers! FIAT 30 521 TOURER, green with black interior, one of only 6 Curtos built, excellent top, original manual and spare engine, very rare, $39,500. Fantasy Junction, 510-6537555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 47 TOPOLINO, roll top, very complete, runs and drives, needs restoration, $2,250. 301-937-4541. MD 54 500 GIARDINIER, (estate wagon), complete, excellent, unrestored, running, $4,750 OBO. Don, 831-649-0220 days. 831-626-2660 eves. CA 60 OSCA, red with black interior, runs well, needs some cosmetics, why not be your own OSCA Meyer Wiener? $9,500. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206-467-6531. FAX 206-467-6532 WA 70 DINO, less than 200 worldwide convs, 2.0 V6, Ferrari V6, Konis, canvas top, rare collector, $20,000 OBO. 256-845-2402. AL LAMBORGHINI 65 400 CT 2-SEATER, super lightweight, 9,000 miles, all original, mint condition, silver/black leather, $79,500 OBO, may take trade. Gary, 858-576-2222 or. 619261-2345.CA 66 350GT, fully restored motor, paint, leather, trans, needs nothing, met blue w/ tan, an original CA car w/full history, open to interesting trades, $65,000. Aaron Ruskin, 818-481-2200. FAX 818-6761616 CA 67 400 GT 2+2, chassis #01222, one of 247 produced, professionally restored using original parts, $65,000 US S. Terry Kell, 613-591-1482 ext-335. CANADA ON 67 ESPADA, black, tan, beautiful and correct new interior, tri-eared knock-offs, much effort expended on car, $28,500. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-6539754 CA 70 ESPADA, silver exterior with black interior, 4-seater with 12-cyl, 6 Weber carbs, 5-speed and knock-off wheels, this car is a great driver with 60K miles, $35,000. Museum of Transportation, 617-522-6547 ext-16. MA 70 ESPADA, black/black, Series II CA car with 28,000 miles, a great car inside and out with Miura wheels, tools, $35,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 71 MIURA S, very late US version with only 15,346 miles, truly spectacular throughout, $116,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL 72 JARAMA 5, 400 GT engine, new interior, needs paint, etc, $12,000. 770-7363960. GA 73 ESPADA SERIES 3, blue with tan, 46,500 miles with book and tools, very nice, $27,500 OBO. Dale, 650-558-2075. CA 74 COUNTACH LP4000, Serial #40, yellow exterior with brown interior, 17,400 Kilometers, all original condition, no wing, IVIECHUNK CREEK RACING VINTAGE RACING SALES AND RESTORATION 1804] 923-8389 CURRENT CARS UNDER RESTORATION, AVAILABLE SPRING 2000 1958 Tojeiro. Aston Martin Racing Green, DBR2 body, full vantage 300 bhp engine, 5-speed transmission, historic race prepared, full safety equipment, removable roll hoop. Complies with SVRA guidelines. Completed car will come with FIA papers. US $200,000. 1955 Austin-Healey 1005. Blue over white. One of 55 built, under restoration to historic race standards. Dennis Welch prepared engine 200 bhp, 5-speed transmission. (original 4 available). Complies with SVRA guidelines. Completed car will come with FIA papers. US $105,000. 1955 Austin-Healey 100M (LeMans). Black over red. Factory certified car (one of 650 factory cars built). Engine rebuilt using Dennis Welch parts. 5-speed transmission (original 4 available). 100S aluminum tank and filler. Recent ground-up restoration. Comples with SVRA guidelines. Completed car will come with FIA papers. US $45,000. 1955 Austin-Healey 100M (LeMans). Black over red. Period conversion using factory parts. Engine rebuilt to race specs using Dennis Welch parts, alumunum head, carrilo rods, oil cooler, Tilton pedal box etc. 5-speed transmission (original 4 available). 100S fuel tank and filler. Car had a successful 1999 SCRA season, 2nd in class in last Paine Webber endurance. Comes with SVRA, CAVR log books and will be provided with FIA papers. US $38,000. 1955 Austin-Healey 100M (LeMans). Black over red car restored as previous 1955 100M. Full race spec engine using Dennis Welch parts. Fully blue printed engine, alloy head, Carillo rods, etc. Restored for 2000 season. Car comes with FIA papers. US $38,000. 1957 Austin-Healey 100/6. Yellow. Dennis Welch aluminum head, 5-speed gear box, (original 4 available). Fully race prepared with SVRA, CVAR log books. This is the ex-Gene Smiley race car which dominated mid-west SCCA racing in its class in the lute] 950s and 1960s. Described by SCCA archives as possibly the most successful Austin-Healey in North America. Comes with FIA papers. US $40,000. 1965 Austin-Healey 3000 MkIll Phase II. Red over white. Currently in road trim but with fuel cell, all safety equipment in place. Removeable roll cage and rally clocks. Came in 5th in class in 1997 Carrera PanAmericana. Comes with FIA papers. US $25,000. We specialize in the restoration and preparation of historic race cars. We maintain, store and transport to race meetings. Any car sold is available for prior testing. March, 2000  no flares, no spoiler, this preserved exotic is a true collector's masterpiece, I have personally driven this automobile and find her to be a true GT car with manners, you can own the original version Countach, $150,000. Louie, 407-298-0560. FL 74 ESPADA, orange with black interior, this is an exceptional one owner, 34,000 mile car, in excellent condition, $33,900 offers. Vintage Car Store, 914-358-0500. NY 74 JARAMA S, factory air, 5-speed, power steering, burgundy metallic/tan leather, 28,896 miles, fine example, excellent history, $32,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-5229900. FL 75 ESPADA, blue with tan, only 5,000 miles, all original spectacular condition, one of the last ones built, the most advanced of the Series, a must have for your collection, automatic, $32,500. Forza, 860-3501140. FAX 860-350-1148 CT 84 COUNTACH 5000S, Blk/Blk, 8,000 US miles, very clean with service records, $78,000 partial trade possible. 913-3841767. KS 84 JALPA, black, tan, wing, fully sorted, concours, absolutely stunning, $38,000. Michael, 310-271-1631. CA 85 JALPA, black with white leather, 18,000 miles, excellent condition, seldom driven, stored in heated garage, owned 8 years, health forces reluctant sale, $25,000 OBO. Joe, 970-221-4888. 970-416-9373.00 86 COUNTACH, US injected model with excellent service records, black over tan, outstanding condition with rear wing and CD player, 17,600 well maintained miles, $78,500 trades welcome. Motorcars International, 417-831-9999. FAX 417-8318080 MO 87 JALPA, own one of less than 500 cars built worldwide, outstanding pearl white with red interior, only 17,600 miles, $39,500 trades welcome. Motorcars International, 417-831-9999. FAX 417-8318080 MO 88 JALPA, white/red. only 3,682 miles, new in every way, $46,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL 89 COUNTACH, 25th Anniversary, white interior, white exterior, 1,100 km or 650 miles, rear wing, used for shows, all books and records, this car is flawless in every way. 734-591-6036 days. MI 90 LM-002, blue with blue leather interior, front and rear a/c and CD changer, one owner, 7,000 miles, $89,900. Ultimate Motor Works, 407-339-3443. FAX 407834-4002 FL 91 DIABLO, red with tan, 20,000 miles, just serviced, excellent condition, rear wing, $89,000 718-793-1284. NY 94 DIABLO VT, red with black leather, only 7,400 miles with rear wing, outstanding condition, $144,500 trades welcome. 417-831-9999. FAX 417-831-8080 MO 98 DIABLO ROADSTER, exotic car of the year, beautiful white with tan leather inte- MASERATI SINCE 1976  °Ltie MITEITHATI°14 Factory recognized. Join the world's largest Maserati support group, with more than 3,500 members from 39 countries. Tech staff available to help owners and enthusiasts; parts discounts; 80-page glossy club magazine, Viale Ciro Menotti; club decal; roster; access to a multitude of Maserati road tests, technical bulletins, manuals, etc. To join, fax us your name, address, credit card number; you'll receive a large packet of Maserati information via airmail. $60 for USA Members, $70 Canada, $90 all other countries. Join now! MASERATI PARTS TOLL FREE: 800-MASERATI (627-3728) New & Used For All Models Providing owners with knowledgeable, courteous, prompt professional express service since 1976 Next day service our specialty. Competitive Prices. 10 million dollar inventory. Service shop discounts. NOTE OUR NEW "425" AREA CODE Francis G. 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nor, only 3,600 miles and absolutely brand new in every way, luxury tax paid, $239,500 trades welcome. Motorcars International, 417-831-9999. FAX 417-831-8080 MO LANCIA 58 AURELIA B-20, excellent CA car, black with maroon leather, Nardi options, $35,000. 530-893-1633. FAX 530-8930669 CA 62 FLAMINIA SUPER SPORT ZAGATO, undergoing high quality restoration, $50,000. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206-467-6531. FAX 206-467-6532 WA 65 FLAMINIA SUPER SPORT, rust in rockers, complete, needs restoration, $25,000. 530-893-1633. FAX 530-8930669 CA 67 FLAMINIA SUPER SPORT, new paint, rockers, body seals, stainless exhaust, more, replated brightwork, $50,000. 803507-1420. SC 76 BETA SCORPION, second owner, 6,960 miles, always garaged, never operated in the winter, sunroof, 2-place car with high-performance Fiat engine, professionally maintained, lots of literature and some spares, Ferrari red and in impeccable condition, $21,000. Bob Woodward, 3 19-5885684. IA 77 HPE BETA, 5-spd, red, tan leather interior, runs and drives, rust and dent-free, $1,295. 510-223-7007. CA FLA1V1INIA SPORT ZAGATO, very original, finished in blue with original blue leather interior, very nice in and out, includes spare drivetrain, $35,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-6539754 CA MASERATI 58 3500 GT, 100% complete, sitting in a barn for last 20 years, not running, it has rust, needs total restoration, $12,900. Gullwing Motor Cars Inc., 718-545-0500. FAX 718-545-1308 NY 61 3500 CT, $10,000 spent on highest quality paint job, gunmetal gray, body and all parts disassembled and painted and ready for reassembly or transfer your good mechanicals to this body, $3,000. 425-6881903. WA 62 3500 GT, Vignale Spyder, red/tan, 90,000 miles, tired condition, $35,000. 310-274-7440. FAX 310-274-9809 CA 67 GHIBLI, complete car, very original, needing restoration, $12,950. Gullwing Motor Cars, 718-545-0500. FAX 7 18-5451308 NY 67 MEXICO, blue/tan, 54,000 miles, power steering, 4.7 motor, automatic, wire wheels, a/c, new paint, chrome, interior, mechanicals, $19,900. 310-274-7440. FAX 310-274-9809 CA 67 QUATTROPORTE 4000, cream with lovely black leather, nice older restoration, runs well, $8,500. Cosmopolitan, 206467-6531. FAX 206-467-6532 WA 70 GHIBLI SPYDER, 4.7, s/n AM1151155, 5-speed, in fly yellow, excellent original black leather int., new correct black top, Borrani wire wheels (5), major service Sept 99, $85,000. 508-771-0662 anytime. MA 71 GHIBLI, late 4.7, 31,000 miles, black with cream leather interior, a/c, 5-speed, Maserati wires, $29,500. 304-624-4102 days. 304-842-2206 eves&wkend. WV 72 BORA, Euro, 40K miles, excellent driver, good cosmetics, $24,000. Fred, 781239-1072. MA 74 BORA, US #700, 24K miles, silver, red leather, owned for 17 years, like new, $39,800. 770-971-5259. GA 74 MERAK, beautiful bronze/silver, original fawn interior, fresh SS engine, always garaged and well maintained, 40K miles, $13,500. 781-544-0138. MA 75 MERAK SS, black/black, very good condition, $16,500 OBO. 916-652-8777. CA 77 BORA, 41,000 miles, excellent, $36,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL 77 BORA, #1010, red/cream, show condition and all original, even the tires, just over 16,000 original miles, $69,000 firm. 941-924-9523. FL 77 ICHAMSIN, black with red interior, 5speed, 30K miles, all hydraulics working, Euro bumpers, $25,000. Forza, 860-3501140. FAX 860-350-1148 CT 78 KYALAMI, red/black, 5-speed, beautiful, $19,500. 201-567-7224. NJ 79 MERAK SS, red with black leather, 19,000 miles, books and tools, all original, nice example, $25,000. Octagon Auto, 717-244-0669. PA 79 MERAK SS, spectacular example, black paint with black leather interior, 13,000 original miles, perhaps the nicest original in the world, $25,000. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206467-6531. FAX 206-467-6532 WA VOLVO 73 1800 ES, orange/black leather, a high #3 car, perfect driver with 35,000 miles showing, 4-speed transmission with overdrive, $7,500. 207-781-3900. 207-8280008.ME April LITERATURE Manuals & Books for all exotic & rare makes: Service manuals, Parts manuals, Owners manuals, History Books; see www.books4cars.com , 248-357-4750. 888-380-9277.MI April PARTS Maserati A6G 1500 PF grille. 3500 cam savers, arm rests, dash grab handle, hub caps. Original manuals: Tipo 60, 63, 300s, Mistral, Mexico, Merak, Khamsin, Kyalami. Manual copies: 3500, A6G 2000, Ghibli. Books, Models 1950's on, 5 bolt-on Borranis: late Mistral, Mexico, Ghibli. Also models, manuals, books, literature for most Italian marques, major & obscure. Jerry, 330-759-5224 mornings. OH April MASERATI 3500, GTC Vignale Spyder parts, dash with switches, Grille surround and Grille (No Trident), gas tank from Sport Racer (steel), windshield and surrounds (cracked but good for pattern). $350 for the lot. Jeffrey, 212-360-1216 days. FAX 212-876-8956 NY March•  W 52 FERRARI, 212/225 touring, Barchetta Spyder, #0158ED, the best, won Cavallino, original body chassis, engine, never damaged, $1,750,000. Bill Jacobs Jr., 8 15-7257110. FAX 312-480-6000 IL 53 JAGUAR XK 120 FHC, VSCCA log book since 92, well stored, dependable, not streetable, $30,000. 802-253-8854. VT 56 OR 57 DEVIN, faster than a $2,000,000 Scarab and better looking, won 1996 USRRC, 1999 BRIC, ELVFF and USRRC, 2:24 Road America, available as project, $29,500 or turnkey $118,000. Jahimiak Racing. FAX 608-788-8678 WI • 30  60 AUSTIN-HEALEY, Bug Eye Sprite, fully race prepared, SCCA NY Region H Production Champion, lost my garage, looking for a good home, a good buy $12,000. Frank Righetti, 914-737-7772. NY 60 OSCA TIPO SF392, Spyder, one of the two last factory cars, red/grey-black, race prepared with engine built by Nino Epifani, $195,000 offer. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 65 COBRA SC, all aluminum, red, white stripes, new and gorgeous, not a replica but a true reproduction, correct in every way, 427 dual quad, unbelievable quality and A g nAO-re R ESTOR A 1 IONS Twenty years dedicated to the meticulous restoration of the world's finest exotic, vintage race and classic motor cars. APPRAISING SERVICES AVAILABLE: DECLARED VALUE • LOSS DAMAGE • ESTATES 2347 GOLD RIVER ROAD • SUITE N • GOLD RIVER, CA 95670 (916) 635-3559 • FAX (916) 635-5824 performance, $85,000. 612-941-2918. MN 65 CORVETTE COUPE, SCCA roll cage #136, race car from birth, logbook from 1972, fully restored with history and authenticity in mind, 331 ci 640 hp and T10 trans, car has best of everything but still retains full glass and door panels, one of the finest and fastest coupes available, completely fresh with 6 hours of track tuning, may take partial trade, $85,000. 410-5618364. 443-831-0212.MD 66 ABARTH, Factory Spider, 1000 OTSR 8 port head, twin 40mm Webers, 8 Campagnolo wheels, new tires, SCCA, HSR, SVRA vintage current log books, many spares, $15,000. 954-942-6633. FAX 954-942-3958 FL 66 SHELBY, GT 350, SFM6S2306, vintage race car, SVRA Medallion 6-179, VSCDA logbook, red, white, R model features, full cage, fire system, fuel cell, Konis, American Racing Wheels, 65 289 block w/hi-po heads, fresh motor, 332 bhp at 6,000 rpm, dyno sheets available, well maintained, dependably raced, eligible everywhere, $40,000. Marc Snyder, 256-885-7442. AL 70 MUSTANG TRANS AM, Boss 302, built from the ground-up by Mr Mustang, Ray Bonthron, raced four weekends, four wins, no races since rebuild, ready to race, $85,000 OBO. Ray, 618-438-3903. IL 72 CHEVRON B24, Can Am bodywork, monocoque chassis, Kevlar body, 305 Chevy, Weaver, Mallory, aluminum heads, Hewland DG300, spares, $39,900. 636227-3959. MO orier P4ee 74 LOLA, T560 Formula Atlantic, fully restored, with Jennings engine, 210 hp, would cost over $70,000 to duplicate, many spares, $49,500. Paul Lane, 203-377-6745. CT 75 MARCH, 75B Formula Atlantic, low time on 217 hp , updated 76 bodywork, French Blue with Elf graphics, turnkey with spares, 3rd of 18 Atlantics at 1997 BRIC, motivated seller, $36,900. Joel Weinberger, 630-960-2100. IL 75 PORSCHE, Homologation 930, #98, very rare, perfect example, fresh mechanicals, $64,000. 954-571-9205. FL 80 LOLA, T-333 Prophet Cam Am, Bobby Rahal's 1979 Laguna SECA winning car, complete and correct restoration, a perfect car, $88,500. Fantasy Junction, 510-6537555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA ALFA, Giulietta Spyder Veloce race car, set up for VSCCA, comes with SCCA fenders, wheels, etc, full race balanced and blueprinted 1300cc motor, 5-speed, Borrani magnesium racing wheels, new Dunlops, candy apple red, full cage, very pretty, very fast, with spare de-stroked engine, $55,000. 603-661-0916 eves EST. NH XX LITERATURE - Manuals & Books: Service Manuals, Parts Manuals, Owners Manuals, History Books; see www.books4cars.com , call 248-357-4750 or toll free at 888-3809277 . MI March• Sports Car Market

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The Wrenching Truth A look at repair and restoration shops recommended by SCM subscribers. Please send your suggestions for shops for us to consider to copyed@sportscarmarket.com , fax 503/252-5854. Nasko's Imports 0 ver the past two decades, Nasko and his shop have become fixtures in Oregon's European car community. From turning blistering lap times at Portland International Raceway on club days in one of his trackprepared Alfa GTVs to tuning late-model BMWs, Nasko's life revolves around sports cars. When I visited his shop, his parking lot contained a couple of Alfa Spiders, two late-model Mercedes, and a customer's red Alfa GTV6 Balocco (with a "for sale" sign on it). Inside the shop were two red Alfa Milanos. Although known as an Alfa specialist, Nasko works on a variety of European cars. "You can't rely on Alfas only," he said. He occasionally gets Fiats and Peugeots in for repair although, as he points out, there aren't too many of them left. He also doesn't see as many Ferraris as he did twenty years ago. Since they became valuable in the late '80s, "People just don't drive them much, which means they don't need much service." You'll see an occasional British car at Nasko's, but they aren't his favorite. "They used old technology," he said and added that it's frustrating to work on something that was badly designed from the beginning. On the other hand, Italian cars have really improved since the '70s. Italian car makers have lete parts, such as for older Alfas, he buys four or five parts cars every year just to keep "unobtainium" parts around. Nasko handles light work such as valve jobs in house, and has a lathe he uses to machine parts. He sends out work like grinding cranks, surfacing heads, or boring to a local machine shop with which he has a twentyfour-year relationship. The machine shop has only a couple of employees, so there's no opportunity to pass the blame around if anything goes wrong. "They stand behind their work," Nasko said. "It means a lot more than getting the cheapest price." With customers, one car leads to another. For example, Nasko worked on two Alfas for one customer and wound up repairing his Toyota 4 Runner as well. He wrenched on a Porsche and a Mercedes for another customer, and the man eventually brought in his Rolls-Royce. Nasko's Always Looking For Another. borrowed a lot of German technology to meet emissions standards and their Bosch parts have made them more reliable. To estimate a repair job, Nasko needs to see the car. "Trying to diagnose a car over the phone is like trying to diagnose a sick person over the phone," he said. If the job is something straightforward like a water pump replacement, he can give the customer an immediate estimate. If the problem is more complicated, he'll call the customer after he does some research. His bills are usually prepared from the written estimate; if the price of the work goes $30 to $50 over the estimate, he always calls to let the customer know what is going on and why. When asked about cars that are expensive to fix, Nasko mentioned an experience with a Porsche 930 Turbo. "I had a guy with a '77 come in. He had heard a knock and thought it was an exhaust noise." Shop  Owner  Location  Number of staff  Number of bays  Years in operation  Hourly rate  Specialty  Prefers to work on  Least favorite  It turned out to be much more serious, and the Porsche required a new rod, anew crank, and an engine overhaul. The bill was $13,500. Nasko keeps parts on hand that are OEM quality or better. He doesn't like to fool around with cheap parts. For hard-to-find or obso- March, 2000  If customers want to work on their own cars or change their own oil, Nasko doesn't advise otherwise. "But putting a car on the lift for an oil change gives me a chance to inspect a car, and maybe spot potential problems while they are still easy, and relatively cheap, fixes." He stressed that do-it-yourselfers should know when to quit if they start to get in trouble. For example, one customer changed the fluid in his Alfa's differential but overtorqued the brass drain plug, cracking it. The fluid leaked out while the owner was driving, destroying the unit. Atanas "Nasko" Vlaew Portland, Oregon 3 $60 to $65 European cars Another customer replaced the oil-pressure sending unit in his Alfa V6 cylinder head himself to save a $10 labor charge. Unfortunately, he overtightened the unit and broke the boss right off the head. The main oil galley was behind the boss, and the head was unrepairable. An enthusiast himself, Nasko owns a pair of Alfa Romeo Montreals, four GTVs, a '67 Duetto, and a tube-framed Alfa racer that he enters in club events. He also has several GTV6s and a handful of BMWs. At home, he has a 40 x 60-foot barn full of cars and parts, and seven or eight acres of land to park future acquisitions. Nasko's Imports 7 24 German, Italian cars Jaguars, British cars As you might expect from his collection, his personal favorite sports car is the 1969-74 Alfa GTV. While they are finally getting some recogni- tion for the fine GT cars that they are, he believes it will be some time before they become really collectible.—Bill Neill Nasko's Imports, 5409 SE Francis, Portland, Oregon 97206. 503/ 771-1472• 31

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WITH YOUR RENEWALS Comments Here are some thoughts and observations from fellow subscribers. Keep up the good work, Keith!—W. A. Moore, Vero Beach, FL Bigger calendar of events.—Rene LeClerc, New York, NY Better? It's a veritable cornucopia of information, news, and trends . . . and very entertaining too!—Anthony C. Lowell, Stormville, NY I am impressed with the quality of analysis. All I ask for is more.—Donald Norman, Alexandria, VA Publish weekly!—Snodgrass-Brumos Porsche, Jacksonville, FL Could use more English cars.—Roger Ganser, Madison, WI Market Do not be swayed by American Collector Car stay the course!—Joseph Martin, Ar- — royo Grande, CA Cut to the chase, man, we don't need two Road & Track mags. What we want is a "for real" value guide! I know you won't believe me, but this is the best advice you'll ever get.—Derek Durst, Newport, RI Looks good, reads well, I'm very happy.— James Fletcher, Bristol, IN You are already the best! Show more cars in the Auction Reports.—J. Namnoun Rug Gallery, Hartford, CT Resist the urge for more American! Great magazine! I'd burn through it in a day if I'm not careful, then what will I have to do for a month?—Tom McKeever, San Francisco, CA Separate the Lamborghini and Maserati sections, similar to the Ferrari section. Add color auction photos.—Richard Adams, Millbrae, CA SCM is a great magazine. I can't figure out why it took me so long to discover it!—Keith Pharis, Carbondale, IL Owning 14 of the 52 2000 GT Toyotas, I should have some influence on your reflective values. Please, may I offer my assistance with a report or a presentation tip on the only Japanese exotic?—Craig Zen, Hollywood, FL I think it's one of the best car magazines available; however, it would be nice to see more single model exposures like Mr. Kerb's.—Wayne Killen, Northville, MI I very much enjoy when Keith lends a sarcastic "edge" to his comments written below the price realized.—John Zabrucky, Pacific Palisades, CA Thank Heavens it's wrapped in plastic! The post office usually mangled my copy!—Richard Merritt, Bethesda, MD Keep up the good job—I spend more time reading your publication than all others and I subscribe to about five monthly mags.—Jay Messick, Culver City, CA Online pre-auction reviews.—Steven Benardete, New York, NY We will have some very interesting and useful things to announce about our web site within the next 30 days.—ED. You're doing a great job. I enjoy your magazine as much as any automobile magazine out there.—Raymond Axer, Monmouth, ME It's great. Really enjoy the new color format.—Quaker Classics, Fairmount, IN More features on different cars.—John Baer, Dallas, TX It's great in its present form.—Richard Bird, Elizabethtown, PA 32  I think it would be excellent if you chose a "Marque of the Month" and profiled a sampling of their collectible cars. Alfa would be nice to see.—Michael Feinberg, Castle Rock, CO. Michael, we're working on doing a marque/ model profile each month.—ED. How about two per month!—Tom Shipman, Atlanta, GA More coverage of affordable driveable classics. Great job! Love the comments on the Auctions.—Terry Hegge, Eagle River, AR SCM has become the only publication that I read cover-to-cover.—William Hockett, Spokane, WA Keep up the good work. Excellent publication for serious car guys.—Wilson Whitmire, Dallas, TX More Ferrari articles, values, etc.—John Nichols, Colchester, VT Parts for sale should be more and why does parts wanted or for sale have XX in front of the words? Also, don't arrange your classified order form so when it's torn out it wrecks the page on the back that has the cars for sale. Perforate it and have it on the back of something else. (I like to have my issues tear-free.)— Chuck Rizzo, Kenosha, WI. Chuck, the XXs are there to help our formatting program, which arranges models alphabetically, put the parts wanted/for sale in the back of each section. As for the classified ad page, we suggest photocopying it.—ED. Don't change anything!—Stanley Bauer, Beverly Hills, CA More American car reporting from auctions.— Kevin–the Chizz-Patterson, Long Beach, CA Very good as is!—Warren Seifer, Morristown, NJ You do a very good, insightful job, but you need to focus on the most exotic racing and show cars. You're close but remember the exotic. (If it's beautiful it will be at the top of the list.)—N.J. McNamara, Waterford, CA Just great. Love the color and Martin, it's all humor.—Ron Krueger, Oregon City, OR On the cover, please place the month so that it will not be covered by the mailing sticker—John Gilliland, Huntington Beach, CA. Done. With polybagging, we are able to put the label on the outside of the bag, which also gives us a little more latitude in cover design.—ED. Ease up on the really snotty comments about cars that you personally aren't enthused about.— Steve Snyder, Orange, CA Keep up the good work—I like your magazine the way it is.—Robert Williams, Minneapolis, MN Expand your coverage, you're doing a good job, but I can still read it all in one session.— Bruce Kelly, Mentoda Heights, MN I'd like to see more '60s, '70s American muscle car stuff. Great publication, the only one I get that I read cover to cover.—Peter Marcus, Orlando, FL Keep doing what you're doing.—James Clover, Oldwick, NJ More articles about restoration experiences. Your magazine is terrific, I carry each issue around until the next month's issue arrives.—David Wahrhaftig, Larchmont, NY Sports Car Market Seattle, WA Track or Car and Driver. Edmon, OK Classics, coachbuilders.—Charles H. Morse, If others don't like it, let them read Road & — Stephen Nelson, Great publication, love the artwork on the covers!—Glenn Brueckmann, Williamsville, NY Focus less on "cheap" end of market say, under $20K and more on true Collectibles/Classics. Also, interviews on key trends seen from leading retailers and executives at auction houses. Christie's, Blackstone, Symbolic, etc.—James Utaski, Skillman, NJ More lower market coverage, Italian, Fiat, Lancia, Alfa, Maserati, $5K to $25K market.— John Montgomery, Buford, GA You're doing great.—Patrick Robins, Burlington, VT What an excellent publication you have. Right on the money!—Joe Sackey, Laguna Niguel, CA Great book (Price Guide)! I read every word. A couple of suggestions: Put all "permanent" info into a separate piece, and ship once a year to subscribers. Second, put a summary table with all auction reports, list all cars' condition, top bids, sold/not sold. Keep doing what you do best—informed, sarcastic critique! Also, more race cars at auction.—Don Schoeny, Princeton, MA. You 've mentioned some things we are considering. We'll first get the web site working properly, then decide if there is still a need for a printed "annual. "—ED. Cheaper cars for sale! More cheesecake (Lowrider chicks)—Ford-powered Ferraris, Jags and Aston Martins.—Glenn Staffers, Chicago. IL More cutting commentary from the editor on auction vehicles, post block. It's a guaranteed laugh every issue.—T Figenskau, Federal Way, WA What about adding auto art? And please keep this a Euro-oriented mag. Thank you.—Ken Salvi, Roseville, CA Increase percentage of articles devoted to American cars of 1950-70 vintage.—Bob McDonald, Eugene, OR I absolutely love Sports Car Market. Thanks for being an excellent resource.—Bill Edwards, Florence, SC And thanks to all of you for your thoughtful comments and your renewals.—K.M & C.B.• EMMEN

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Jaguar XJ-S V12 Convertible illf between 1988 and 1991, is at that point now and merits consideration. Surprising for a car that got no respect when it was first introduced, the Jaguar XJ-S was produced longer than any other car Jaguar has built to date. Over twenty years, from 1975 to 1996, Jaguar built over 115,000, first in the "flying buttress" style grand touring coupe and then, after 1988, in both coupe and convertible styles. The car was originally equipped with the V12 engine carried over from the Series III E-types, and then after 1991 became available with Jaguar's six-cylinder engine as well. When introduced, the XJ-S was criticized because it wasn't what the press expected as the successor to the sleek, fast, two-seat E-types, and frankly because it wasn't very good. Designed as a cruiser on the new fourlane roads in England and Europe, the car could go all day at three-digit speeds, carrying its occupants in reasonable comfort. But it was only available in a controversially-styled coupe, had dead-feeling power steering, floated over bumps, pulled like a pig on tight corners, and often got singledigit mileage in a gas-crisis era. It was also an era of labor difficulties in England and Jaguar's build quality seemed to get worse every year. So why did Jaguar continue to produce the XJ-S? Quite simply, they needed a sporting model to maintain their image and they couldn't afford to design a replacement. So instead, they kept on producing the XJ-S, fixing a thing or two each year until they finally got it right. And get it right, we think they did. When they finally got around to making their own convertible in 1988 (coupes had been converted for many years, and there was an H&E conversion done in Cincinnati in 1986 and 1987 with Browns Lane blessing) it was a very nice car. Over the years, they had updated the silky-smooth V12 to get decent mileage without sacrificing torque or top speed, sorted out most of the handling problems, and upgraded the interior trim to reflect the Jaguar image. In 1991, the rear-end styling was tweaked a little, and occasional rear seats were added (at the request of Princess Di, who threatened to buy a Mercedes otherwise, so it was said). The convertible continued to be produced until 1996, when it was replaced by the XK-8. In a way it still lives on, since its floor pan still underpins the new Aston Martins. hen does a car cross the line from used car to classic? If you can figure that out, you may be able to buy that older car you've always admired at the absolute bottom of the market, after it has ceased depreciating and before it has started to accrue a collector's premium. We think the Jaguar XJ-S convertible with the V12 engine, especially those built We believe that the entire line of factory convertibles has the potential to become classic. A "classic," at least according to this writer, has styling that will continue to attract admiring glances, performance that makes driving a pleasure in itself, reasonable dependability and parts availability so that it can be enjoyed without excessive expense, and won't depreciate further. If you buy carefully, we think the early-style convertibles now meet these standards. You should be able to find a car that has been owned by a Jaguar enthusiast who is now trading up to an XK-8, one that was conscientiously maintained by the dealer and maybe even shown in the occasional Jag club concours. And you still shouldn't have to pay more than $25,000, often even less. You might look for the "Collector Edition" produced in 1991 only; it has a nicer interior, but isn't worth a significant premium. You can keep an eye on the second version convertibles (1991-1996) but they're really not cheap enough yet. They still show up on Jaguar dealer lots, complete with warranties in the Jaguar Select Edition program, which means they're still depreciable used cars. If you want to experience a V12 engine for less money, you might look at the earlier coupes. Regardless of which XJ-S you look at, buy one that is in exceptional condition; don't settle for less. The exterior should be rust-free and the interior needing only a little Hide Food. Make sure every single electronic accessory works, March, 2000  It's not an XKE, but you can still get a V12 engine. because they're a pain to trouble-shoot. Above all, these cars are not candidates for restoration—you wouldn't spend much less to restore a basket-case XJ-S than you might for a similar Ferrari.—Gary Anderson, Editor, British Car Magazine• Years produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Current value  First series convertibles (1988-1991); all XJ-S (1975-1996) Number produced  First series convertibles (13,197); all convertibles (31,752); all XJ-S (115,200) $41,500 not yet listed Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine if  Club  Web site  Convertibles only: $15,000-30,000 (1988-1991); $20,000-35,000 (1991-1996) $300-500 $99.50 (may be difficult to find) Plate on firewall and on dash at base of windshield Plate on engine Jaguar Clubs of North America, 888/258-2524 (8 am-6 pm PST) www.jcna.com Alternatives to consider  Mercedes 560SL, Porsche 930 Turbo Cabriolet, Jensen Interceptor Convertible USAppraisal MONTHLY MYSTERY PHOTO Response Deadline April 1, 2000 Our photo, your caption. Be the author of the most accurate, most creative or most provocative response and receive a genuine, highly desirable, 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 503/252-5854. e-mail: copyed@sportscarmarket.com; snailmail: Mystery, 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland, OR 97215-1429. 33

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Book Reviews by Michael Duffey Ratings: 4-13-er4-4- is Best. Two copies of books, videos, CDs, etc. must be furnished for review. Please send one copy to SCM, P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. Please send another to Michael Duffey, 2953 Park Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068 BMW: The Classic Cars of the 1960s and 70s Author: Laurence Meredith Publisher: The Crowood Press, Ltd, dist by Classic Motorbooks Phone: 800/826-6600 Size: 71/2" x 91/2" hardcover. 192 pages. Price: $34.95 Rating: BMW enthusiasts: ***71- Casual enthusiast: BMW's recovery after WWII and re-en- try into automobile production didn't begin until 1951. However, it was the introduction of the 1500 model in the earl y '60s that led the way to the cars that are built today and the reputation of BMW itself. By the mid-'60s, there were eleven models in production and distributor Max Hoffman was sellin g every car he could get. BMW: The Classic Cars of the 1960s and 70s is the story of the evolution of the BMW from the two-cylinder 700, to the wide range of four-cylinder models from the 1500 to the 2002 and finall y the sixcylinder models be ginning with the 2800CS in 1968. Author Laurence Meredith has collected a large group of period photos (many in color) and dovetails them with period press reviews and technical details, making this book a cross between a picture book and a bu yer's guide. Though this book is not filled with chassis numbers and available color schemes, Meredith has collected a lot of information useful to the enthusiast lookin g to learn more about this interestin g group of cars, without delving into minute details that aren't so necessar y (or interesting) to the neophyte. Overall, this book is an enjo yable look back at this pivotal period in BMW's histor y and a chance to revisit the models that made the mar que so well-known and respected toda y. Alfa Romeo: Always With Passion Author: David Owen Publisher: Haynes Publishing, dist. by Classic Motorbooks Phone: 800/826-6600 Size: 81/4" x 101/2" hardcover. 160 pages. Price: $34.95 Rating: Alfa fans: *71-*73- Casual enthusiast: *73-1/2 Fans of British sports cars are well served with a wide variety of books and buyer's guides, but by comparison the Alfa Romeo enthusiast has been shortchan ged. David Owen has made a dent in this information gap in his new book, Alfa Romeo: Always With Passion. This book covers all of the postwar models from the 1900 throu gh the 166, and includes history, styling, and the evolution of each. Excellent side bars describe each car's salient technical features and each model has its own section dedicated to buying hints. Even rare models like the GTA, Junior Zagato and Quattroruote Zagato are given their due. Extensively illustrated with contemporary and period photos, this book is a one-stop shopping tome for the Alfa enthusiast in the formative sta ges, as well as being a nicely produced picture book for the more experienced Alfisti. • umi...LThe Fifteen Year Picture Maserati BiTurbo, Lotus Esprit Turbo, Ferrari 308 GTBi QV • 1984-85 Maserati BiTurbo Coupe $20,000 $80,000 $70,000 $60,000 $50,000 $40,000 $30,000 • 1983-85 Lotus $i 0,000 Esprit Turbo • 1983-84 Ferrari 308 GTBi QV -1986 1987  (Prices for cars in excellent condition. Additional data compiled from SCM archives.) 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 This monthly value guide is provided courtesy of Cars of Particular Interest. CPI is the pocket guide most often used by credit unions and banks when dealing with loan values of collectible domestic and imported cars. Ph: 301/317-4228, FAX 301/317-8330* 34  1994  _ 1995 1990 1997 Lotus Ferrari 998 1999  2000  Maserati Sports Car Market

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 Auction Report Winter n auction report is just a snapshot of the collecting world. Within the 150 or so cars reported on, we try to have a representative sample of activities on all levels of the collector's world, from $2,500 rubber bumper MGBs to million-dollar Delahayes. No one sale, no one transaction defines a market. However, a curve can be determined by examining how similar cars do at different venues. So SCM endeavors to report on different types of events, held in different locations worldwide. Next month, we'll have our complete, exhaustive report on the Barrett-Jackson auction. This month, in leading up to it, we feature the brave and reasonably successful inaugural Auto Salon & Auction sale in Manhattan, followed by the opening skirmishes of the Scottsdale campaign, where the pickets of Silver and Kruse engaged. While SCMdoesn't focus on American cars or hot rods, there is no question that those are the market segments that are the hottest right now. As pure articles of investment, we'd suggest that you would be much happier with a ENGLISH CARS cs.Zet.6  , AT THE WALDORF Auto Salon & Auction New York, NY VII. November 27, 1999 Auctioneer: Andy Adcock Number of automotive lots: 54 Number of automotive lots sold: 24 Sale rate: 44% Sale total: $3,745,250 High: Lot #21, 1933 Mercedes 380K sold for $962,500 Buyer's Premium Included: 10% Report by Dave Kinney IT '58 Impalas: Hotter than Boxers garage full of fuel-injected 1958 Chevy Impala convertibles rather than a bevy of Ferrari Boxers, Maserati Ghiblis and 25th Anniversary Lamborghini Countachs. In today's collecting climate, showing up with a Boyd Coddington creation will mark you as a savvy collector, while having a Drogo one-off may cause people to wonder why you own a kit car. This makes it a good time to be buying Italian exotics so long as your ego can stand the indignity of everyone at the Dairy Queen gathering around the Pontiac GTO convertible while you and your Ferrari Lusso languish in the drive-thru line.—K.M SCM 1 6 Scale Condition Rating - 1: National concours standard / perfect. 2: Very good, club concours, some small flaws. 3: Average daily driver in decent condition. 4: Still a driver but with some apparent flaws. 5: A nasty beast that runs but has many problems. 6: A non-running car in wretched physical condition that is probably only good for parts. March, 2000  Market opinions by Kinney and Dave Brownell in italics he Auto Salon & Auction at the Waldorf was an attempt to recreate some of the splendor of Auto Salons held in New York before the Great Depression, where auto manufacturers and coach builders could show offtheir finest wares to the crowd that counts. No blue jeans, shorts or Dale Earnhardt Tshirts could be found in the audience of about 500 bidders and punters. Navy blue blazers, freshly pressed pants and loafers accompanied by Nokias and Palm Pilots was the casual day-off wear for this group. Holding an auction two days after Thanksgiving presents its difficulties. According to Dennis Nicotra of Premier Resource Group, which, along with the Robb Report, were the sponsors of the Auto Salon Auction, this was the only weekend available. There were a few first-time-out organizational glitches as well. If you wanted a drink during the three-hourplus event, you had to go two floors up to get it, a massive Robb Report display stand dead center on the auction floor impeded the flow of traffic in the room, and, at least for my taste, the "down home" style of the auctioneer was out of place in this uptown setting. The future success of the Auto Salon depends entirely on the will power of the organizers. Theoretically, the NYC area has the affluent collectors who provide an ideal audience. The grand ballroom has an elegant three-story ceiling that lets you feel like you're inside a wedding cake, a far cry from tents and Porta Pottis. The mix of cars, although granted many had optimistic reserves, was superb. For West Coast types, an Auto Salon auction could present the ideal opportunity to take in a Broadway show or two and go home with a Duesenberg as well. There is potential here for a successful annual event, and it will be up to the Premier Resource Group and the Robb Report to push forward and bring it to fruition —D.K. yellow/blue leather. Top: tan canvas. A London-to-Edinburgh tourer replica, rebody of a Thrupp & Maberly two-seater. Painted blue wire wheels, seats looked to be recovered at different times. Nice brass and paint, handsome body style. Side mounts, tube horn, full fendered. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $125,000. Rebodied Rolls cars are not like most others—they were often done on a whim and often when the car was just a year or two old That said, however, the reserve seemed much too high in light ofother cars that can be bought for $500K #9 - 1921 CHITTY-CHITTY-BANGBANG II Open Tourer. Body by Zborowski (homebuilt). S/N 20669. RHD. Cream yellow/ green leather. Top: green cloth. 18.8-liter Mercedes aircraft engine. The only remaining of 4 built by eccentric Polish Count Louis #10 - 1913 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER GHOST 40/50 HP London-to-Edinburgh Tourer. Rebodied. S/N 2555. RHD. Cream Zborowski at his estate outside London. Chain drive, timed at Brooklands at over 108 mph. A massive and breathtaking car, in "put away wet" condition. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $1,100,000. Chitty is a real piece of automotive and children's book history. A brass bitsa that made good One can hope if a new owner is found (yours today for $1.5 M) they can get their Chit together logo vintage racing. #33 - 1934 LAGONDA M45 Drophead. Body by G. Wylder. S/N Z10815. Odo: 30,000 miles. RHD. "Sporting" gray/navy blue leather. Top: navy blue cloth. One-off with beautiful flowing fender lines, disappearing top, hood louvers that continue into the cowl (jolly good effect, that!) rear-mounted spare, top speed of 96 mph. Recent restoration, lawn at Pebble Beach 1999. A beautiful car with classic lines. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $214,500. Americans still 35

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 SCM Auction Report:iiivuetwo Lag, NY #41 - 1955 BENTLEY S-1 CONTINENTAL 2-dr. Fastback. Body by HJ Mulliner. S/N BC96LAF. Eng.# BC95A. Odo: 4,842 miles. LHD. Burgundy/tan leather. Left-hand do not appreciate Lagondas for what they were and are. (Hello, Ford: You own the name now— perhaps an upscale Jaguar for us called Lagonda—or Daimler?) Sold after the auction ended. A tough sell, but worth the bid. #4 - 1935 BENTLEY 3.5-LITRE DROPHEAD Coupe. Body by Park Ward. SN B66DG. Eng.# Y8BE. RHD. Dark green/ saddle leather. Top: green cloth. 1970s restora- tory build sheet and tool roll. Good panel fit and fmish. Great paint and leather. Chrome wire wheels. Recent award winner. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $110,000. A tough call on value and pricing. A #1 condition DB4 without the GT engine is a $50,000 to $65,000 car on a good day. Is the GT motor worth a $40,000 to $100,000 spir Low estimate was $150K Could have been sold at $110K without regrets. #3 - 1965 BENTLEY "EXPERIMENTAL RACER" Open-wheeled Racer with Fenders. Body by factory & Lyncar Engineering. SN S.S.S. C-2. Dark blue/black, no top or bows. drive with air conditioning. Recent, still fresh restoration. Beautiful mile-deep chrome, very good wood, paint and leather. Swiss delivery formerly with flat "B" on radiator, now with flying "B." Color change from silver. Very nice. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $150,000. These are true coachbuilt cars that retain their good looks even into the 21st Century. The reserve price was overly optimistic, and this car, although near perfect, is tough sledding above $150,000. #39 - 1958 ASTON MARTIN DB214 MARK III 2-dr. Coupe. Body by Tickford. S/N AM 300 3 1367. LHD. Burgundy/black. tion, Crawford Museum car. Good but not fresh paint, chrome, leather and carpets. P-100 headlamps, painted wire wheels, chromed landau bars, rear-mounted spare. A pretty Derby Bentley. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $67,100. 1,177 3.5-Litre Bentleys were built, and fewer than i/4 were dropheads. These were among the first owner-driver Rolls-Bentley cars, and with a top speed of 95 mph, "the silent sports car" is one to own. Well bought, but not cheap. #35- 1953 BENTLEY R CONTINENTAL 2-dr. Fastback Coupe. Body by HJ Mulliner. SN BC5OLC. Eng.# BCC49. LHD. Medium green/gray leather. Quite original but A one-off escapee from Crewe. Front engined with a Bentley 6.2-liter motor. Said to have been a show car at the T-type introduction. Later conversion into a race/sports car. Fenders with built-in turn signals, teardrop headrest fairing, Wade supercharger. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $60,000. The British call these "specials." Others are less kind No helpful descriptions were forthcoming by auction staff and the audience was mystified by this car. Was it racer or sports car? Too cheap at $60K Former Pebble/Meadow Brook entry. FRENCH CARS A very high quality restoration. Excellent panel fit, beautiful detailing throughout. Chrome wire wheels, 3.0-liter motor. Same owner past 15 years. Excellent in every way. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $77,000. Way over the usual market price for these cars, another case of a very nice car bringing a very nice price. If the new owner was looking for the best, he found it. And paid for it, too—but the premium will seem insignificant over time. #17 - 1962 ASTON MARTIN DB4 SERIES IV 2-dr. Coupe. Body by Touring. S/N DB4/861/L. Odo: 22,500 miles. LHD. Silver/ #47 - 1932 BUGATTI TYPE 50 Roadster. Body by Gangloff. S/N 50139. RHD. Dark with some restoration, notably to the interior. Factory tach. Former owners NY Yankees owner, Dan Topping and Bentley collector, Anne Klein. Called by some "the finest original R." Overhauled engine. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $195,000. Announced sold after the trip across the auction block. Great cars with good pedigrees are not easy to find. The above-market price reflects this, and the new owner should have no regrets. 36  red leather. A factory DB4 fitted with the 3.7liter DB4 GT specification engine with dualplug cylinder head. Left-hand drive with fac- green/black/green leather. Top: black cloth. Said to have been designed by Jean Bugatti, body by Gangloff. Polished cast alloy wheels, 5liter motor with twin carburetors. A very handsome roadster with classic European styling. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $600,000. This was a tough venue for this car The high-end Bugatti market is thin, but affluent. The two bidders it would have taken to drive this car higher just weren't in the audience. #16 - 1939 TALBOT T150C Coupe. Body by Talbot. S/N 90060. Odo: 200 approx. miles. RHD. French racing blue/red leather. Show detailed to better than new condition, chrome wire wheels. Close to perfect paint, chrome, Wilton carpets and Connolly leather. Sports Car Market

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  SCM Auction Report: if Straman restoration, and a Pebble Beach and Classic Car Club winner. A good looking 4place coupe. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $88,000. It is not unusual at any auction for the high bid to be short of the cost of restoration. This car should bring more, and will at the right place and time. Minuscule group of prewar Talbot collectors/enthusiasts in US. The market is in UK and/or France. #18 - 1946 DELAHAYE 135 M Drophead. Body by Graber. S/N 800320. RHD. Black/ red leather. Top: tan fabric. Excellent chrome, paint and leather. Chrome wire wheels. Handsome coachwork. 3557cc motor, triple Solex carbs. Said to be a two-owner car. Recent restoration by Ritchie Gorman's Vantage Motorworks of Miami, FL. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $170,500. A fair price for a recently ro a lrokn , NY • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • restored example of a great French car A rare event— both seller and buyer should be happy. #29 - 1948 DELAHAYE 135 M Three-Position Drophead. Body by Figoni & Falaschi. S/N 801620. Odo: 73,484 kms. RHD. Black/ red leather. Top: tan cloth. Fresh body-off restoration. "El Glaoui" 4-passenger grand touring with 3-position drophead. Chrome wire wheels. Only four owners. A beautiful car, winner of multiple East Coast awards. "Pebble Beach ready." Cond: 1. SOLD AT $275,000. A bargain if you consider the restoration costs and headaches that have been taken care of for you. Send someone at Pebble Beach some flowers with photos of the car attached and you're in. Right car, right price. #13 - 1953 DELAHAYE 235 MS CHAPRON Coupe. Body by Chapron. S/N 818023. Odo: 1,188 miles. RHD. 3-tone blue/ tan leather. Paris Auto Show car. First place Pebble Beach. A full restoration to the highest quality. Chrome wires, beautiful chrome, paint, leather and carpets. Excellent panel fit. Shows as ungainly in photos, prettier in person. 152 hp 1-6, top speed 115 mph. Cond: 1. NOT • Mercedes - Benz 280SE Cony. 3.5 litre Cabriolet, 43K original miles, restored in '98. 569,500 1952 Alvis convertible by Tickford, LHD  1935 Bentley 31/2 Litre Drophead Park Ward. Very nice CA car.  526,000 S89,000 1957 BMW Si 507. White/red, original interior, straight, unrestored. S195,000 1993 Cadillac Allante, Red/tan, 53K miles, chromes, original paint  1957 Fiat Jolly 600. Wicker seats, chrome rails, original Ghia  526,200 S29,900 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 Sunliner cow, blk/blk int., 292, auto, PS, good TX car526,900 1957 Ford "E" Thunderbird cony, blk/blk & white, two tops  1959 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible. Red. Tr-power. 575,000. 1957 Ford Thunderbird, rose/blk & white mt., both tops, beautiful restoration S39,900 1966 Ford Shelby GT 350 Corm, red/blk, recent complete rest.  1968 Ford Shelby GT350 Cony., red/new blk top & int., auto  1995 Hummer Wagon. Loaded with options  1954 Jaguar XK120, red/black, CA car, nice cond., spats, new leather 539,900 1956 Mercedes-Benz 190SL, grey/new black leather, great driver  1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5-liter cabriolet. 43K original miles  S58,500 546,500 536,500 546.500 S21,500 569,500 1960 Mercedes-Benz 220SE Cabriolet, blue/excellent original red leather S49,500 1933 Packard V12 Towncar Landaulet Dual side mounts. Merola blue/black S235,000 1969 Pontiac Firebird Cony., auto, A/C, power windows  interior. Chrome wires, clean underside. 525,500 WWW.vi ntagemotorssarasota.com Always interested in purchasing quality collectible cars, contact Martin Godbey. 1960 Austin Healey 3000 Mk I Black/red/red 515,900 65 CARS IN INVENTORY 1953 Nash Healey Roadster. Red/tan, well restored 549,900 (941)355-6500 FAX (941)359-0810 •2836 N.Toutimi TRAIL SARASOTA, FL 34234 1954 Jaguar XK120. Red/black, California car. Nice condition, spats, new leather 539,900 1985 Morgan 4/4. Red/black leather interior. Alloy body, chrome wires 14K miles $23,900.

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • I I I • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  SOLD AT $150,000. Made just one year before production ceased, each 235 Delahaye is a little or a lot different from the next. Body style and coachbuilder is important in valuation, as is beauty. Too cheap at $150,000 but for a closed car it's getting close. GERMAN CARS #21 - 1933 MERCEDES-BENZ 380K SPECIAL Roadster. Body by Erdmann & Rossi. S/N 7778. Eng.# 95 289. LHD. Black/ red leather. A magnificent and very authentic Solex carbs, $12,500 new—the cost of about seven 1953 Chevys! Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $82,500. A very good buy. The 300S is a great road car, and is a solid and easy-to-drive collector car More fun than stocks and bonds, and less maintenance than a boat—a Blue chip collectible. #20 - 1954 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Gullwing Coupe. Body by Mercedes. S/N 198 040 4500090. Odo: 28,000 kms. LHD. restoration of an important prewar Mercedes. Chrome wire wheels, light coachwork by Erdmann & Rossi of Berlin. Winner of the 1996 Pebble Beach Mercedes trophy. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $962,500. With 500 and 540Ks taking all the publicity away from the 380Ks, it's a bit of a wonder that this lovely car made close to $1M at auction, yet it did so with the style andflair you would expect. A lot of money for a lot of car Fair price. #36 - 1935 MERCEDES-BENZ 500K Cabriolet A. Body by Sindelfingen. S/N 113644. Eng.# 113644. LHD. Graphite gray and black/ red leather. Top: black cloth. A very pleasing SCM Auction Report: Ire tw o La Irokn , NY some. Sure, it's a great restoration, but. . . This one was the talk of the auction, and makes the just "good" ones at $50K look real attractive. On the other side of the argument, however, ever price restoring one? #38 - 1956 PORSCHE 356A CARRERA Speedster. Body by Porsche. S/N 82243. LHD. Black/red leather. Top: Black cloth. Silver/black leather. One-family owned since new. Restored by Paul Russell and Company. Fitted luggage. Excellent paint, chrome and interior. Some slight blemishes on the rubber gaskets. Great panel fit and finish. Correspondence and papers from factory. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $319,000. Well above the high estimate ($265K), this well-sorted-out example shows that known history and low miles counts, even in the auction venue. Over the current retail value, but the right car for a keeper And it's a Paul Russell restoration. . . #12 - 1956 MERCEDES-BENZ 300C 4dr. Cabriolet. Body by Mercedes. S/N 186 033 650026. Eng.# 186 033 6500024. Odo: 62,558 miles. LHD. Silver/black leather. Top: black body style, and fully restored. Chrome wire wheels, dual rear spares. Excellent fit and finish. Excellent paint, chrome, leather and top. Original owners, members of the Opel family. Supercharged 5-liter eight. A visually stunning car. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $900,000. In today's hot market for ultra-special cars, a cool Internet-based $1,200,000 or $1,300,000 should get this car sold. #40 - 1953 MERCEDES-BENZ 300S SUNROOF 2-dr. Coupe. S/N 188 011 0005853. Odo: 43,000 miles. LHD. Medium blue/saddle tan leather. A rare (fewer than 25 built) sunroof 300S with factory fitted luggage. Older, very high quality restoration, holding up well. Some scratches on chrome. 6-cyl. overhead cam (M188) motor, 3 downdraft 38  1500GS 4-cam "Carrera" motor. Recent rebuild using 550 Spyder cams and Weber carbs, original Solex carbs included. Older restoration, but a fresh repaint. Chromed Rudge knock-off wheels. The Speedster to have as a keeper. One of 140 built. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $120,000. A tough call. Worth the bid, but is it worth more? Not a one-off so if you search hard, you can find another, probably in similar condition, and probably for about the amount bid #11 - 1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SC Cabriolet A. Body by Mercedes. SN 188 013 750003. Eng.# 188 013 7500007. Odo: 24,434 miles. LHD. Black/red leather. Top: black Haartz cloth. Full body-off restoration with tools and fitted luggage. Excellent paint, leather and carpets, but chrome seemed a little off. Venezuela license plates. A striking car, in the right colors with all the right bells and whistles. One ofjust 49 Cabriolets. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $180,000. With a high bid of less than half the low estimate ($400K), no one in the house was ready to drive (or more likely trailer) this one home. Worth close to the low estimate. #101 - 1957 PORSCHE 356 SPEEDSTER Haartz cloth. Paint, chrome, top, leather, interior, and panel fit are all excellent. Tinted sun visors, wide white walls, fog lights. The 1956 New York auto show car, with a full body-off restoration, Meadow Brook first in class. Same owner past ten years. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $154,000. All the money in the world, and then 2-dr. Body by Reutter. S/N 83277. LHD. Silver and red, red stripes/given leather, no top or bows. Built by KlubSport racing, FL. Campaigned by Andy Boss in vintage and historical events, with documented SCCA race history. Modified Porsche tub with integrated roll bar. Momo wheel. 4-wheel discs, ZF differential, 1720cc, 160 hpmotor. Race ready. Poor panel fit. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $53,900. Bought at the price of a #1 condition Speedster Impossible to build and hard Sports Car Market

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  SCM Auction Report:Avuetwo to duplicate at this price. Proceeds to benefit Paul Newman's Hole In The Wall Gang camp. A good buy for a vintage race car with style and flair, but still many incorrect bits. #22 - 1958 BMW 507 Roadster. Body by BMW. S/N 70096. Odo: 40,000 miles. LHD. White/saddle tan. Top: black cloth. A driver, not a show car. Said to have complete history from new, Rudge K/O wheels, Becker Le Mans radio, sold new in Caracas, Venezuela. 3.2-liter V8. Sold new at a cost of close to $9,000 (a 300SL was $1,000 less). Only 253 507s built. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $150,000. The recent sale of a 507 for $266,500 at the Brooks Hershey sale must have been in the mind of the seller and the auction company. However, this car, although quite nice, had a lesser quality of restoration. Should bring more, but not a lot more. #48 - 1968 MERCEDES-BENZ 600LWB Landaulette. Body by Mercedes. S/N 100 015 12 0010. Odo: 5,000 miles. LHD. Black/black Ny • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • TV, intercom, all power. Too big to make it inside the hotel, was viewed in the parking garage. Car sat level, indicating troublesome air suspension was okay at that time. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $160,000. A monster only a museum or Donald Trump can use. As big as cars get before they are assigned their own zip codes. 600s are great examples of the best of '60s German engineering. However, engineering marches on. Price bid was fair #32 - 1972 MERCEDES-BENZ 600SWB 4-dr. "Personal Limo." Body by Mercedes. S/N 100 012 12 0021. Odo: 9,500 miles. LHD. Astral silver/black leather. A Mercedes finished leather. Top: black steel, black cloth. A 5,000mile car needing a full restoration? Refrigerator, Life's ab choice to Cadillac standards, that is to say, visible paint flaws. Excellent otherwise. Sunroof, rear air and rear radio. Miles said to be original. The SWB is When POSIES, Inc. needs to ship their Extremeliner they choose Intercity. You can choose us too. * Enclosed transporters * Insurance coverage *Door-to-door service * Liftgate loading protects your vehicle * QUALCOMM satellite tracking system * Delivery anywhere in the continental United States,Canada & Mexico Chosen as the official transporters for: March, 2000 Please Call for a FREE QUOTE. 1-800-221-3936 • FAX 413-436-9422 www.intercitylines.com 552 Old West Brookfield Road •Warren, MA 01083 39

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  handy for the 600 owner who might need to park sometime. 6.3-liter V8, 300 hp. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $70,000. When they're good, they're good. When they're bad . . The 600 is huge with hydraulic everything. Drop it for service and visions ofmechanics on Alpine ski trips at your expense start dancing in your head. Could have been sold without regret. #102 - 1973 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA RSR 2-dr. Coupe. Body by Porsche. S/N 9113600817. LHD. White with red and black - SCM Auction Report:1,z Salon y #30 1929 ALFA ROMEO 6C 1750 Spi- der SS. SN 0312940. Odo: 5,647 kms. RHD. Red/saddle leather. Zagato-type body (perhaps real) with wings that look like they are from an Italian-built 1924 Mack truck. Incorrect dash A 4-cam example of one of the prettiest road Ferraris built. Only the aluminum-bodied 6-carb versions are more coveted by collectors. 3.3liter V12, 5-speed. Chrome Borrani wires, some chrome pitting and light scratches. A good example otherwise. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $275,000. When the 10% buyer's fee is added to the final bid price, presto, you are over $300K for this car and $300K should be enough to cause it to change hands. #37 - 1967 FERRARI 365 GTS CALIFORNIA Spyder. Body by Pininfarina. SN 10327. Odo: 33,756 miles. LHD. Red/ stripe/red. Steel unibody frame with integrated roll bar. Widened with fiberglass fenders, hood, front and rear spoilers. Newman/Freeman racing livery. 1979 B-Production S Pacific Champion. Full FIA papers. 340 hp. Weak cosmetics. A cleaned-up old racer. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $100,000. Too bad there are no claiming races for old race cars as for old race horses. Currently campaigned in HSR Historic races, helped, but not much, by a Paul Newman race history $100K offer was more than fair, and could easily have been taken. ITALIAN CARS #8 - 1927 ISOTTA-FRASCHINI TIPO 8A BROUGHAM Town Car. Body by and upholstery. High-compression pistons from factory instead of supercharger. Very original otherwise. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $75,000. An intriguing car The lack of blower hurts the car, but one could be added without much difficulty—undermining the originality but probably increasing the value. A documented 3-owner car, including Ralph Stein. Probably a $100,000+ car, but not $150K. #49 - 1966 LAMBORGHINI 350 GT Coupe. Body by Touring. S/N BO 4865. Odo: 11,000 kms. LHD. Silver/saddle tan. A survivor and not an over-restored car. However, looks to some to be repainted. Owner stated that car was ordered new by Martini & Rossi family with no nose badge & US-style headlights. V12, six carbs. A very nice car : - We '..  AR * off-white leather. Top: black cloth. The lucky 13 of 14 built. Chrome Borranis, shagadelic '60s styling with pop-up driving lights, concave recessed door handles, covered headlights. Many paint flaws, minor dents. Original interior less than perfect. V12, 4.4-liter. Chinetti sold new. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $500,000. If there was real money on this car then not letting it go was a mistake. Some older cars show well with some wear this one did not. Adding the cost of a cosmetic restoration to this car is a frightful thought. #23 - Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N 4820. LHD. Orange, gold trim/saddle tan leather. The 1973 LAMBORGHINI MIURA SV Fleetwood. S/N 1264. Odo: 10,676 miles. RHD. Black with silver polished hood/gray cloth, tan cloth to rear. Unusual Pennsylvaniabuilt body, as most of the 950 8-As were bodied by Sala or Castagna. The celebrity A-list cars of the time. Decent shape throughout, with minor flaws, but still altogether a handsome Classic car. Retrofitted wire wheels. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $165,000. Said to be the "real" Rudolf Valentino car, this 8-A is an attractive car of the 1920s; almost a contradiction in terms. An effort to revive the name recently might have helped 1-F values, but there are still some dollars left on the table. A good buy. 42  throughout. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $45,000. Worth more than the bid price. These are the original Lamborghinis and collectors are buying them less for the go and more for the show. Might be worth $25,000 or $30,000 more than the bid in today's. market. #19- 1966 FERRARI 275 GTB/42-dr. Fastback Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 10973. Eng.# 10973. LHD. Silver/black leather. SV (Super Veloce) was the final of three series of Miuras, and are considered the most desirable. Mid-engined V12. A very nice recent restoration. Some were wary of the uncertain pedigree of this car, which slowed bidding. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $144,500. The Miura is a beauty to look at from every view and when they are sorted out mechanically they can be a true pleasure. All the money for this SV AMERICAN CARS #5- 1903 COLUMBIA MARK XIX ELECTRIC Open 4 Passenger. Body by Columbia. S/N 805. LHD. Green/tan cloth. Top: green surrey style with fringe. Two church pews with Sports Car Market

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  SCM Auction Report: ti e tw AT $165,000. The pride of Buffalo, New York, Pierce made all manner of luxury cars until their demise in the '30s. A playboy's roadster of the teens, the model 66 features a 825 ci engine. Best left in its "as restored" condition and enjoyed. Worth the money. #28 - 1926 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM I Piccadilly Roadster. Body by Merrimac. S/N S417FL. LHD. Cream/blue leather. Top: wooden wheels, hard rubber tires and a surrey top. Converted from tiller to steering wheel by previous owner. Key start, complete fenders with running boards. Manufactured by the folks who brought you Columbia bicycles. Crawford Museum car. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $45,000. Unless you own a museum or are a top GM executive, veryfew folks are in need ofan electric with turn of the century engineering. London-toBrighton with a really long extension cord, anyone? Market price. #44 - 1915 BREWSTER 41 Town Landau. Body by Brewster. S/N 41042. LHD. Burgundy/ blue and tan cloth. Top: black leather. A small blue cloth. A very pleasing body style on a Phantom I chassis. Concours restoration, First Place Louis Vuitton classic. A true "Gentleman's Roadster." The Springfield P-Is are the first with standard 4-wheel brakes. 113 bhp, 1,241 total built. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $110,000. Sprineeld-built cars were known for high-quality coachwork, and P-Is, when well maintained, will last about forever 1926 is the first year for Springfield P-Is, and despite truck-like steering, they are fun. Worth a bit more than the bid #50 - 1929 DUESENBERG J 4-dr. Sedan. Body by Murphy. S/N 2132. Eng.# J151. The market is telling us something here. It seems that there is a barrier at $110,000 that stops buyers on these great old dual cowls. Time for the sellers to rethink—or just more sellers than buyers right now? I'll just sit and watch, thank you. #14 - 1931 LINCOLN MODEL K Dual Cowl Sport Phaeton. Body by Murphy. S/N 68727. Odo: 116 miles. LHD. Silver/red leather. Top: tan cloth. Pasadena's Murphy o San NY car that looks big in photos. Old restoration, a lot of wear in interior, on the brightwork, leather fenders and paint. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $60,500. The same Brewster that made carriages since 1810, became part ofthe Springfield Rolls-Royce Company, and later custom built Fords with heart-shaped grilles. A lot of quality but little else to recommend it. Tarted up like a circus wagon. Take the money. #7 - 1916 PIERCE-ARROW 66 A-4 Raceabout. Body by Brewster. S/N 67542. RHD. Faded red/black leather, no top. 6-cyl, 60 hp, 147Y2 inch WB. 1940s restoration to a standard far less than today's trailer queens. Donated by Henry Austin Clark to Crawford in 1980. A handsome and massive car with a lot of patina, restored when originality was not a paramount concern. Cond: 4-. SOLD March, 2000  LHD. Dark blue/gray. Top: black. Said to have original chassis, body and motor. One of 2 built with V windshield. John Mozart restoration. Very cool aircraft-style gauges. Excellent paint, leather and panel fit. Chrome wire wheels. Looks fast standing still. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $500,000. A deal should have been made at the bid price, but perhaps the chandelier forgot its checkbook. A good buy even for a little more than the bid price. Sporty, but the top doesn't go down. #31 - 1930 PACKARD 740 Dual Cowl Phaeton. Body by Packard. S/N 187448. LHD. Red/burgundy/red leather. Top: tan cloth. When you think of a big American classic car, chances are it looks something like this. Dual cowl, dual Pilot-Ray lights, chromed hood vents, disc wheels and grille guard. More lights than Vegas. Older restoration, some chips but still nice. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $110,000. built some of the best and prettiest bodies of the custom era. Dual chromed side mounts, painted wire wheels, great panel fit, paint and chrome. Excellent interior. Same owner for past 40 years. 60-degree V8, 85 mph top speed. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $132,000. A very correct price for a very correct car A great addition to an old car collection, these Lincolns are expensive to restore, so best to find one that has already been done. Not the buy of the sale, but a good deal for buyer and seller #43 - 1931 PIERCE-ARROW 42 Dual Cowl Phaeton. S/N 2525230. LHD. Burgundy/ tan leather. Top: tan cloth. Catalogued as a fresh restoration, however some wear showed on this large dual cowl. Beautiful trunk with fitted luggage, chrome wire wheels, 125 hp straight 8 motor. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $60,000. During the Depression, Pierce bet on luxury cars instead of diversifying into lowerpriced models. Bad move. At the auction, no one seemed to care about this handsome example. 43

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  Bid less than the cost of restoration. A hard sell above $100K #24 - 1931 CADILLAC 370-A Dual Windshield Phaeton. Body by Fleetwood. S/N 1003855. LHD. Gray/black leather. Top: SCM Auction Report: 1'Z flaws on paint or chrome. Excellent fit and finish. Winner of People's Choice award. Three time ACD National First place winner, ACD category #1 car. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $170,000. A fair buy on one of the finest Cords. If your collection only has room for one Cord, this is it. #6- 1940 LINCOLN K Town Car. Body by Willoughby. S/N 9127. Eng.# 9058. Odo: 16,188 miles. LHD. Black/black leather, black cloth. V12 motor. Polished hood horizontals with chromed louvers. Chromed disc wheels, V16-style headlights. Dual side mounts with wide whitewall tires. Clean and classic lines, restored and ready for show or tour. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $143,000. Right on the money for this car at this time. The typical buyer of this car has reached a station in life where they want a good to great car for display at shows, or a car to take on a tour. This one fits that demographic to a (golf) tee. #26 - 1931 DUESENBERG MODEL J Dual Windshield Tourer. Body by Derham. SN 2468. Eng.# J 451. LHD. Light green/tan cloth. Top: black canvas top over driver. A massive V12-engined car with a 160" wheelbase. Crawford Museum car. Yellowed wide whitewalls. Tired and ripped leather, visible paint repairs to the exterior. Original owner UCLA Chancellor Rufus B. von KleinSmid. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $71,500. It's a bitsa! 1938 chassis, said to have been built in 1940 and using parts from earlier years. This is the reason why when someone says their car is "museum quality," you should be wary. A very expensive restoration project. Allthe money. #15 - 1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Fl Convertible Roadster. Body by Fisher. S/N E57S104820. Odo: 23,484 miles. LHD. Black with silver coves, black/red. Top: black leather. Top: tan cloth. A very pretty car with more chrome than the combined total of the next 50 Toyotas you will see today. A rare find, an open Duesie with its original body. Dual chromed side mounts, wire wheels, huge external leather trunk. 154" WB. Depression be damned! Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $600,000. With the recent news that Dean Kruse, flush with e-Bay millions, has purchased the Imperial Palace collection of Duesenbergs, more turmoil in the market might be ahead. Let's call this car a buy at anything under $700,000 for now and see what happens. #45 - 1937 CORD 812 2-dr. Convertible. S/N 2475F. LHD. Burgundy/saddle tan. Looks great from any side, even underneath. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $88,000. $20,000 over the guide book prices, but guide books don't buy cars. People with emotions and checkbooks do. Fully-restored American cars from the '50s are on the move, price-wise. #34 - 1959 CHEVROLET CORVETTE ITALIA 2-dr. Coupe. Body by Carrozzeria Scaglietti. S/N J59S102405. LHD. Red/tan leather. The first of three such cars built. NY Another "best of both worlds" idea, Italian styling on an American chassis with American mechanicals. Fuel injected, 315 bhp, 4-speed. Good looking. Paint, interior and chrome all excellent. Recent restoration. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $90,000. Is the target audience for this car Corvette collectors or Italian oddities collectors? If you have a garage full of '59 'Vettes, this would make a nice addition. Seller was right to refuse the top offer #42 - 1959 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. Body by Fisher. S/N J59S102819. Odo: 2,925 miles. LHD. Top: tan fabric. A true #1 car, with the right colors and a very high point restoration. No 44  vinyl. Well "vetted" with the NCRS Duntov Mark of Excellence, Top Flight and Performance Verification, Gold Certified by the National Corvette Certification Board, and more. One of 240 fuel injected 1957 Corvettes, a $675 option above the $3,176 list price. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $77,000. A low-miles 1957F1. 'Vette is a rare, desirable find. To get one with the restoration and awards that this one comes with is even better Under the theory that "you can't pay too much—you can only buy too soon," this one was bought just a little soon. #46 - 1957 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE Convertible. S/N P857H35520. Odo: 930 miles. LHD. White/red/red and white vinyl. Top: red vinyl. Fuel injected, full power, automatic, 347 CID, 315 hp V8, continental kit. Total body-off restoration less than 1,000 miles ago. Turquoise/white coves/blue. Top: black vinyl soft and hard. 2,900 original miles. "Everything but the battery is original on the car" (St. Louis air in tires?) 8(!) NCRS Top Flight awards, Bloomington Gold, Survivor and Benchmark awards. Base cost $3,875 new in 1959. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $65,000. Get in it and drive, and watch the value drop. Destined to be a trailer queen, limiting the fun factor for many buyers. Does anyone need a 9th Top Flight award for the same car? $65,000 is a fair bid for this showpiece. Sports Car Market

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • - • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  #25 - 1991 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CALLAWAY Twin Turbo 2-dr. Speedster. Body by Fisher/Callaway. S/N 1GlYY3384M51169. Odo: 2,700 miles. LHD. SCM Auction Report: Silver slightly, with no number 5 or 6 condition vehicles offered at all (even if a few did push the envelope pretty hard). Several post-block sales were generated minutes after the bidding closed, indicating the desire by Mitch Silver and his crew to work with both parties to put together as many deals as possible. Black/"golden rod" yellowish/tan leather, no top. Former owner "Titanic" director James Cameron. Introduced in the sale by Reeves Callaway, who says he made only 12 twin turbo Speedsters. Chromed C-5 wheels, repainted in ultra-black urethane. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $110,000. Repainted? With 2,700 miles? I'll bite. Was itfragile Hollywood ego or other reasons that this babe has a new finish? Yesterday's news to the "I'll-take-it-how-much-does-itcost? "crowd. Hey, $110K will buy a 2000 coupe AND convertible. With warranty. No particular segment was selling stronger than any other. The general trends that could be gleaned from this sale were that owners of exceptionally strong number 1 and 2 cars were sometimes reluctant to sell, even with good money before them. Also, this sale reinforced the market's desire to pay a premium for an original car in slightly lower condition rather than paying big money for a quality restoration. Silver has made the right decision to go head to head with Kruse/e-Bay at this venue. Most multiple-unit consignors will admit that they'll run cars at both events (sometimes even the same car) and buyers will float the 19 miles between the two auctions over the course of the weekend. More of the heavy hitters in the collector-car world made an appearance than in years past, a sign that Mitch Silver's personal, friendly approach is allowing him to make inroads while Kruse still tries to figure out whether it wants to focus on being an on-site auction company or is destined to become just a minor part of eBay, trying to sell collector cars on-line next to Beanie Babies, baseball cards and fake Rolexes. Given all this, it appears that Silver has plenty of room to grow in the Arizona auction market — OLLECTOR CAR AUCTIONS Silver Collector Car Auctions e Fountain Hills, AZ January 14-16, 2000 r uction eers: Bob Graham, Mitch Silver, Steve Dorsey Number of automotive lots: 451 Number of automotive lots sold: 245 Sale rate: 54.3% Sale total: $3,203,660 High: Lot #575, 1941 Ford Street Rod sold for $55,000 Buyer's Premium Included: 3% T March, 2000  Report by B. Mitchell Carlson Market opinions in italics his year's Silver auction in Fountain Hills, once again held on the same weekend as the Kruse event in Scottsdale, was a success. While the sales rate was down from previous years, the number of units entered was up by nearly one hundred. The lots that were offered represented all aspects of the collector car market and were not heavily biased towards rods or customs, a slight surprise given Silver's trademark Hot August Nights sale in Reno. The number and quality of imported and sports cars seems to have increased, and the quality of cars offered overall seemed to be up LHD. White/red leather. Steel rims with "dog dish" hubcaps, Nardi steering wheel, new sound system, aftermarket turn signal kit. Minor reassembly dings (mostly around windshield base), iffy door fit. No scripts on trunk lid. Aftermarket fender-mounted mirrors mounted askew. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $21,373. Perfect 120s are headed back towards S80,000. Daily drivers, especially without wires, are in the mid-$20s. As a driver or event car, this was a good buy if the car is mechanically sound and rust free under the paint. Of course, those are big if s. #392- 1966 JAGUAR XK-E 4.22-dr. Hatchback Coupe. S/N 1E32615CA. Odo: 73,165 miles. LHD. Red/black leather. Chrome K/O B.MC ENGLISH CARS #185 - 1952 JAGUAR XK 120 Coupe. S/N 0098RC202216. Odo: 75,248 miles. Fountain Hills wire wheels, uncovered headlamps, aftermarket steering wheel. Odd ripple in right front fender behind headlight, paint has an odd sheen. New seat upholstery, but original headrest coverings, passenger door panel coming apart. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $11,948. So what happened to the highly-coveted headlight covers? The 4.2 Si coupes are the most comfortable, best performing of all the E-types. This was a good buy. #267 - 1966 MG B 2-dr. Convertible. S/N GHN3L69536. Odo: 20,374 miles. LHD. White/black vinyl with white piping. Top: black cloth. 4-speed, painted K/O wire wheels. New interior highlight of recent medium-duty restoration, older top. Aftermarket speakers mounted in door panels, front bumper mis-aligned. Dealer car. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $16,000. It ran again to $15,500 but no sale. Chrome-bumper Bs can bring high teens to low twenties, but they have to be staggeringly perfect. This was a nice enough car, but not a Pebble Beach pretender: The bid was surely enough. #283 - 1967 AUSTIN MINI Shooting Brake (Wagon). S/N unknown. RHD. Yellow/ gray vinyl. Described as a "Mini Cooper MK II." Had go-fast goodness under the hood, but 1146...44  111611, most likely not from original. Interior was from heaven only knows what. Aftermarket steering wheel, bad paint masking, obligatory woody surfboard. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $7,416. If a mini-woody was what you were after; this 45

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• • • • • • • • • wasn't a bad price. Not likely to see many others on the road. #540 - 1967 TRIUMPH TR-4A 2-dr. Convertible. S/N CTC78215L. Odo: 98,332 miles. LHD. White/black vinyl with white piping. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • SCM Auction Report: Silver hubcaps. Ripped tonneau cover, nicked-up older repaint. Aftermarket temperature gauge installed in dash. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $2,318. "The car we're pushing today will be the car you'll be pushing tomorrow" seemed to be ringing in my mind when it sold. While not as scary as a rubber-bumper B, still not nearly as desirable as a pre- '68 non-smog can #364 - 1973 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW 4-dr. Sedan. S/N SRB15358. Fountain Hills sette. Older repaint, wearing out along top contact areas. Visors needing replacement. Goofy horns. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $2,575. Installing the V8 may have purged most of the mechanical demons, but others have now entered. Wonder how long the rear end will holdup. Cheap enough, and now you have a spare engine for your Range Rover #384 - 1976 TRIUMPH SPITFIRE 2-dr. Convertible. S/N FM45990U. Odo: 13,324 miles. LHD. Medium blue/tan vinyl. Top: tan Top: black vinyl. New painted K/0 wire wheels, aftermarket sound system. Fairly recent repaint. Top falling apart, weatherstrips and windshield gaskets dry rotted, wood and dash need refinishing. Cherry Bomb glaspak muffler crudely routed out the back. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $7,416. Seems like very strong money for a car that was haphazardly refurbished (restored seems like too strong a word to use). Maybe the scarcity of foreign sports cars at this auction made this car more attractive. #137 - 1967 JAGUAR 420 4-dr. Sedan. S/ N P1F26340BW. Odo: 82,632 miles. LHD. Chocolate brown/black leather. Auto trans., Odo: 47,000 miles. LHD. Navy/light beige leather. Color-keyed hubcaps, Nardi steering wheel, fuzzy seat covers. Older repaint seeing little wear. Clunks into gear, light smoker. Doors somewhat clunky, divot on roof Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $12,500. Plenty of money for plenty offuture headaches. #395 - 1973 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW 4-dr. Sedan. S/N SRB15474. Odo: 25,648 miles. LHD. Two-tone champagne metallic/burgundy leather. Color-keyed soft top, medium blue hard top. Rally wheels, trunk rack, both tops. New interior, carefully touched-up paint where needed. Rear bumper chrome pitted. No chrome emblems attached, front or rear. Extremely well detailed. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $4,738. A car that presented itself well, and sold well because of it. These bonein-the-nose Spits are harmless cars, and fun to putt around town in until the first Lincoln Navigator parks on top of you without even knowing you are there. #324 - 1981 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SPIRIT 4-dr. Sedan. S/N BCX02721. Odo: 89,161 miles. LHD. Claret red/biscuit tan 11111  —  _  , 1111Lif _ 'dog-dish" hubcaps on body-colored wheels. Sony speakers mounted in package shelf, headliner around rear window trim separating. Some pitting on door frame brightwork and rear trim and bumper. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $10,403. Truly a car for a Ja guar sedan purist. With spirited biddingfrom the foreign bidder contingent, the car is going to Holland. Money enough for a car that will bury you in interior wood restoration costs alone. #28 - 1971 MG B Convertible. S/N GHNSUB22980. Odo: 29,277 miles. LHD. hubcaps. Leather showing wear on front seat backs. Piece of laminate broken off on passenger's front door, some paint cracking on 'A' pillars. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $12,875. Sold and bought right. Will either bring miles of smiles if ever ything keeps working, or be a road to ruin if all the expensive bits disintegrate sequentially, as they are known to do. #236 - 1974 JENSEN-HEALEY 3000. S/N 18812. Odo: 50,894 miles. LHD. Orange/ black vinyl. Top: black vinyl. Aluminum F-85 Olds V8 transplant with automatic. Alloy wheels, new interior, updated AM/FM/cas- itii‘ll111R18111 BRGreen/black vinyl. Top: black. Trunk rack, original AM radio, very cheesy Wal-Mart wire 46  Sports Car Market -211111L7., - -  - leather. Top: maroon cloth. US-spec. retrofitted with Euro. headlights. Polished road wheels, no trunk emblems. Steering column cover removed to contend with a shift linkage that caught "auctionitis." Door top wood off-color compared to remainder in car. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $20,806. Just try to hide the Vise-Grips attached to the shift linkage before you enter the concours. $20Kfor an '80s Roller may seem cheap, but I would be afraid, very afraid. #104 - 1982 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW 4-dr. Sedan. S/N AXCCX05316. -7e,Trt lrf 1,1

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  Odo: 1,719 miles. LHD. White/gray leather. USspec. No trunk emblems, right tail lamp broken, antenna replaced (used a homemade gasket), nasty nick by the passenger's side front door on the fender. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $18,540. You have to wonder at what point in the food chain these cars are bought by those who can't afford to maintain them properly. Then the road to ruin is fast and quick. #105 - 1989 JAGUAR XJ-SC V12 2-dr. Convertible. S/N SAJNV4843KC1582. Odo: 62,902 miles. LHD. Gunmetal metallic/ SCM Auction Report: Silver is shot. Typical used car interior wear. Cond: +4. SOLD AT $11,250. Still attractive, but wait 'till the new owners get the bill for the first tuneup on the temperamental V12 engine. #60 - 1992 JAGUAR XJ-SC V12 2-dr. Convertible. S/N 5AJNW4848NC1838. Odo: 52,474 miles. LHD. Kingfisher blue/tan leather. Top: tan cloth. Automatic. Straight ITALIAN CARS #77 - 1972 LAMBORGHINI JARAMA 400GT 2-dr. Coupe. SN 10332. Odo: 41,788 miles. LHD. Red/black leather. V12, 5-speed, Borrani alloys, tacked-on fog lamps. Twin Fountain Hills gray leather. Top: black cloth. Nardi steering wheel, BBS rims, automatic. Several unattended-to nicks on original paint, console wood stock car. Rear emblem wear indicates that it was polished more than it was driven. Bumper rubber starting to ripple, curb rash on front spoiler. Dealer car, dealer prepped. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $18,025. Just think—someday these may be considered the last of the "real Jaguars," after every Jag is built on a Ford platform. Just hope those Taurus stylists are locked out of the design room. roof hatch panels (inner frames in roof loose). Radiator tank recently resoldered. Finish mostly worn off of the wood steering wheel and shift knob. Velour "carpet" on floorboards. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $23,000. Ifyou need a Jarama, go for the later 400GTS. Built as a successor to the Espada, the car had neither the interior space nor the provocative styling of its predecessor The offer was enough—surely this car will next be seen at Barrett-Jackson. Like you, we also enjoy a reputation for superior performance. Grundy is the only collector car insurer offering: • Worldwide touring coverage • Foreign liability • Ocean/air cargo And our policy includes: • Agreed value • Unlimited mileage for touring and pleasure driving • No model year limitations • Highest Liability limits Before another day goes by, try our "AC CU-QUOTE" 1-800-338-4005 145 Willow Grove Avenue Glenside, PA 19038 www.grundy.com

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  #308 - 1973 DE TOMASO PANTERA 2-dr. Coupe. Body by Ghia. S/N THPNMT04969. Odo: 6,096 miles. LHD. Yellow/black vinyl. All original except for a very good repaint. Still shod with the original SCM Auction Report: ING: 1 can of red spray paint was sitting on the passenger's seat (yes, it was still sticky). Fuzzy black seat covers, driver's headrest was sitting in the back. Dash cracked, top seams were sealed with RTV. At least it moved under its own power. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $2,369. This car was doing everything possible to reinforce bad Italian car stereotypes. #90 - 1979 FERRARI 308 GTS 2-dr. Targa- top Coupe. S/N 29503. Odo: 39,896 miles. LHD. Red/tan and black leather. Top: black cated. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $19,827. Originally was a no-sale at $19,000. Again, if the mechanicals checkout, this had the potential to be a great buy. Strong #2 308 QV GTS's can still approach $40K Goodyear Arrivas on the alloy wheels. Front rubber bumper just starting to develop some ripples, paint touch-up on rear bumper. Very presentable car. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $26,162. Sold when it was run through again (originally a no-sale at $26,000). Bought right for a low-mileage example that hasn't been used and abused. #335 - 1976 ALFA ROMEO SPIDER 2- dr. Convertible. Body by Pininfarina. S/N AR3048506. Odo: 40,413 miles. LHD. Resale red/black vinyl. Top: white vinyl. Turbine alloy wheels (repainted), headlight washers, GERMAN CARS #405 1961 MERCEDES-BENZ 190SL - fiberglass panel. Updated sound system. "Interesting" lifter tick. Cheesy Scuderia sticker under the engine hatch. One gouge in the paint under the passenger's side mirror was the most major of the small parking lot war wounds. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $25,235. Carbureted cars continue to do worse than the slower 2-valve injected cars in the US. If the engine was recently serviced on this cat; it was a good buy If not, good-bye. #421 - 1980 FIAT X1/9 2-dr. Targa-top Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N 128A5000136966. Odo: 60,199 miles. LHD. 2-dr. Convertible. S/N 121040100028. Odo: 38,327 miles. LHD. White/red leather.  Hills wrong shift knob. Quickie resale spray job over a few good body divots on the nose. Missing rear bumper trim and Spider nameplate off rear face. Overall, a tired old tart. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $3,502. No reserve for a lot of good reasons. '76s are burdened with the dreaded SPICA injection, which, unlike wine, doesn't improve with age. This car should be driven until it drops and then abandoned #120 - 1977 ALFA ROMEO SPIDER 2- dr. Convertible. Body by Pininfarina. S/N AR115410001100. Odo: 35,891 miles. LHD. Red/black vinyl. Top: black vinyl. WARN- Top: black cloth. Dual Mikuni carbs on engine, 4-speed, two tops. No wheel trim rings, steering wheel showing stress cracks. Windshield starting to delaminate, carpet pulling up in the corners. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $17,716. Last year this car sold at this venue for $16,995. It appears to have been enjoyed a little bit, then sold at about a break-even price, once the commission is deducted About as close to a classic car free ride as you're going to get. #47 - 1962 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE 2- dr. Sedan. S/N 48195222. Odo: 84,690 miles. LHD. Red/gray and black cloth. Tweaked 1600cc 1984 FERRARI 308 GTSI Quattrovalvole 2-dr. Targa-top Coupe. S/N 49371. Odo: 64,897 miles. LHD. Gunmetal grey metallic/maroon leather. Top: black fiberglass panel. Add-on fog lamps. Good older repaint, ripples in doors. Rebonded windshield. Old wheel weight adhesive still on wheels. Overall interior wear (especially door panels) is not commensurate to mileage indi- - 48  Candy-apple red/light tan vinyl and cloth. Top: black fiberglass panel. 5-speed, fuel injection. 4-spoke alloy wheels with center caps missing. New seats with old dash and visors. Rust holes in rear valance panels. Missing some bumper rub strips, grabby clutch. No reserve. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $2,369. Pocket change for a sunny-time pocket exotic. At least it is a later car; without the hopeless Rube Goldberg-style carburetor Wonder what the Italian name for candy apple red is? #600 motor, mild Cal custom. Ran lousy before the sale. Paint job would've embarrassed Earl Scheib, both inside and outside. Engine lid dented, bad job of installing window seals. Overall, done on the cheap. At least the rear camber was OK. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $3,250. We've seen old Beetles like this bring $5,000 and more, even in this crummy condition. They will always have a following, and, unless dropdead perfect, will never be $10,000 cars. Sports Car Market

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  #251 - 1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SE 3.5 2-dr. Hardtop. S/N 1110261004089 Odo: 62,559 miles. LHD. Silver/navy leather. Automatic, A/C, color-keyed hubcaps. Good older SCM Auction Report:5F o repaint, all brightwork pitted to some extent, antenna mast missing. Nice in-dash wood, but dash top wood is worn. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $15,000. These are great GT cars Oust ask N.E. 1000 organizer Rich Taylor about his), but their market value will never support a restoration. This bid was fair enough and the seller is unlikely to find much more lurking at another auction, or in the classifieds. #248 - 1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SL 2dr. Convertible. S/N 113 044 10 0079. Odo: 48,461 kms. LHD. Dark blue metallic/ tan leather. Top: dark blue metallic hard top, tan soft top. Euro-spec. model, imported via an Armed Forces member. Fuel-injected, 4- p  Lease The Legends from BARRETT-JACKSON'S SOLE AUTHORIZED LEASING AGENT Established in 1983, Putnam Leasing is the nation's preeminent leasing company of classic, exotic and luxury automobiles. Our key is offering our clients professional service with integrity. We create tailor-made programs that will exceed your expectations to lease your legend. • Custom-tailored quotes  • Low down payments  • From 24 to 60 months  • All makes, models and years  • Equity transfers • Early-termination rebates • No-obligation credit approvals • Business & personal lease • Maximize your tax benefits Now you have a choice. Lease the Legends from PUTNAM LEASING 279 W. Putnam Ave. Greenwich, CT  Scottsdale, AZ speed, sealed beam lights. Aftermarket steering wheel, newer Blaupunkt stereo. New seats (including jump seat) and visors. Needs new soft top, wood showing a lot of wear. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $16,223. Ran through twice, to $13,500 then $15,200. Third time was the charm. I've seen 280 SLs in similar condition in the last 6 months sell anywhere from $8,500 to $20,000, so any of the offers would've been fine. Decent enough buy for a 4-speed car with hard top. #179 - 1972 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE 2dr. Convertible. S/N 1332641405. Odo: 19,373 miles. LHD. Velvet green/tan cloth. Top: tan Haartz cloth. Optional alloy wheels with aftermarket centers. Low-end repop running board rubber curling up, bumper backs repainted, hood difficult to latch. Back camber slightly off. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $9,270. This untain Hills is a fair-enough price for a model that has achieved near cult status. At least you '11 never have to buy antifreeze. #268 - 1973 VOLKSWAGEN KARMANNGHIA 2-dr. Convertible. Body by Karmann. S/N 1432010242. Odo: 45,462 miles. LHD. Green/tan vinyl. Top: tan vinyl. Correct

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • SCM Auction Report:Silver hubcaps with accessory trim rings. Fresh paint and motor rebuild. Interior starting to show wear (especially the dash), speakers cut into the door panels, steering wheel cover. Lovely bodywork, though. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $21,000. A popular car. A nicely prepared car And clearly, at least two people in the audience agreed. Don't see this model restored to this level very often. Strong price, and perhaps indicative of a trend. #75 - 1974 VOLKSWAGEN KARMANNGHIA 2-dr. Convertible. Body by Karmann. S/N 1442011862. Eng.# AH253186. Odo: 25,703 miles. LHD. Omaha orange/black vinyl. the bumper brackets while still on the bumper). New paint and interior kit. Porsche hubcaps. Once again, the rear camber is off. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $8,343. This is closer to the price we are used to seeing for Karmann convertibles. However, this is also a far inferior car to the higher-priced one. Bidders won't hesitate to pay for quality, and won' t pay at all for mediocrity. #89 - 1977 MERCEDES-BENZ 450SLC 2-dr. Hardtop. S/N 10702312011576. Odo: 91,523 miles. LHD. Silver/black leather. Auto, sunroof. Interesting exhaust rumble. No Fountain Hills were no rear-quarter-window Venetian-blind fanatics in the audience. #70 - 1977 PORSCHE 911 TARGA 2-dr. S/N DOT VIN tag missing. Odo: 10,470 Top: black vinyl. Fresh motor. VERY fresh paint in engine compartment. Light bubbles on door tops, overspray on bumpers (from repainting trunk emblems. Minor scratches in the paint and one small rust bubble under the rear window. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $4,900. Offer did seem slightly low, perhaps the Minnesota collector plate scared everyone or A lot of salt on the roads up there. Or maybe there miles. LHD. Resale red/red leather. Top: red fiberglass panel. Plain-Jane Targa that got the full slantnose and wide body treatment recently (a car with a mid-life crisis?). Polished late-model alloys, 3.2-liter motor, 5-speed. All-new interior with minor wear on leather shift knob. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $29,870. 11 takes a brave person to drop $30K on a rebuilt special that really isn't a replica of anything. This will be a very hard price to replicate. #210 - 1978 MERCEDES-BENZ 450SEL 6.9 4-dr. Sedan. S/N 11603612002190. Odo: 128,952 miles. LHD. Black, with blue Continuous Airflow Evaporative storage keeps your car dry, stops corrosion and mildew, and eliminates musty interior odors. Filtered Air Dust and insect free. Keeps your car in show condition without detailing. Protect & Display your motorcycle • No dings • No condensation • No dirt or dust • No curious fingers • No expensive dry packs or chemicals The Bike Capsule allows you to store your motorcycle safely in the worst environments; barns, warehouses, workshops, paintshops, rental storage, etc. Best of all, you can still see your pride and joy! Also available - the "Boat Capsule" M.W. MARKETING GROUP, INC. for Indoor and Outdoor storage use  for Boats and Cars! Call for more info.  Phone: (612) 938 6870 Fax: (612) 931 0898 - - /11•••••■  50  Sports Car Market Clear Inflated Bubble Protects your investment against children, pets, accidental shop dings, and shows off your car. Economical to run Only $1.50 per month. Makes expensive dry packs, air conditioners and humidifiers unnecessary. and gray pinstripe/black leather. Gray-market import during the mid-1980s. Sunroof, polished standard alloys, chrome fender flares. Bad gray-market install of big bumpers, Euro headlights with wipers, US speedo. A fair number of door dings. Hydropneumatic suspension seems OK. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $5,200. If the car had been regularly serviced (and there's a LOT of expensive service to one of these), the offer may have been low. Unmaintained, this is "dump it now" money. Perhaps the consignor has accepted the maintenance hassles in lieu of selling the car #531 - 1979 PORSCHE 930 2-dr. Coupe. S/N 9309800391. Odo: 106,778 miles. LHD. Diamond black metallic/black leather. Sunroof, BBS wheels, aftermarket steering wheel, add

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • II • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  on fog lamps. Some paint lifting off the whale tail, original paint otherwise holding up well. Curb rash on front spoiler. Overall, a well-maintained original. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $17,201. It ran three times before it sold, at $21,500, $19,300, and $17,300 respectively. A 930 with 106K miles and no paperwork makes Russian Roulette seem like a reasonable game. #173 - 1981 BMW 633 CSi 2-dr. Coupe. Body by Karmann. SN WBAEB3505B55560. Odo: 153,330 miles. LHD. Silver blue/navy leather. Overdrive 5-speed, sunroof, gold BBS be restored, they just keep piling up the miles until one day something big and expensive breaks, and then it off to that great SL recycling yard in the sky (or in Omaha, or wherever it is). #93 - 1986 MERCEDES-BENZ 560SL 2dr. Convertible. S/N A039678. Odo: 91,325 miles. LHD. Gunmetal metallic/brown. Top: gunmetal hard top, brown soft top. Automatic, fog lamps, pimp wheels. Minor door scratches. Sun fade on some brightwork, but original paint. Carpet fade and leather wear commensurate to indicated miles. Poor soft top. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $13,493. Somehow all the movies about Hollywood producers in the '80s always showed them driving 500SLs. When new and perfect, they are handsome enough and perform well. When badly kept and deteriorating, they look like something a drug dealer has abandoned. #223 - 1987 MERCEDES-BENZ 560SL 2dr. Convertible. S/N WDBBA4809HA0563. Odo: 114,113 miles. LHD. Smoke silver/dark brown leather. Top: brown cloth. Automatic, soft top only, polished alloys with gold-tone SCM Auction Report:sr - lote ncain Hills wheels, cell phone antenna on trunk lid. Smoky under power. No rust in usual problem area, but had some weird bubbling on the character lines on the nose and hood. Older repaint. A tired old horse. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $3,142. If you 're partial to BMWs (like me), it would make a good dailyflogger until it fails emissions testing or warps the head (which ever comes first). Then, build it into a BMW CCA Club Racer. Other than that, no investment potential. #230 - 1981 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SL 2-dr. Convertible. SN WDB107046120007. Odo: 109,198 miles. LHD. White/black leather. www.collectorcarins.com COLLECTOR CAR -d INSURANCE INC. AGREED VALUE POLICY u ONE LIABILITY CHARGE PER COLLECTION NO DEPRECIATION Top: black cloth. Euro-spec. Gray-market import from their heyday. Aftermarket rear spoiler. Claimed both tops, only found one. A/C needs recharging, rear quarters worked on over wheel wells, door weather strips shot, other various interior sun damage. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $6,901. Look rich for way cheap; will you survive the first major service? #113 - 1984 MERCEDES-BENZ 380SL 2-dr. Convertible. SN BA45A8EA006966. Odo: 136,000 miles. LHD. Navy/navy leather. Top: navy cloth. Automatic, painted-over alloys, fog lamps. Claimed both tops. Paint has evidence of a LOT of compound to get it to shine. Trunk paint crazed. Original soft top's windows starting to fog up. Obligatory cell phone antenna. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $7,931. Another beater SL. These cars never seem to March, 2000  ( We're not like other agencies. This agent has years of automotive hands-on experience from construction to shows. P.O.BOX 414 LEO, IN 46765 L 800-787-7637 FAX: 219-627-6317 r  CD CAR ItISURAtICE 51

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  emblems. Original paint wearing out. Replacement Haartz top over a well-used frame. Center-mount brake lamp housing cracked, stitching starting to come loose in the seats. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $14,523. Fair enough price if the car runs out right. The alloy-block 560s are actually more nimble than the smaller-engined, but iron-block, 450s and 380s. #55 - 1987 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA 2dr. Coupe. S/N B0310HS120472. Odo: 50,006 miles. LHD. Guards red/black leather with red piping. Sunroof, wide-body kit, aftermarket wheels, cheesy cell phone antenna. SCM Auction ReporhsF -t photo processing. Thank you, Walgreens, for not knowing how to machine-crop photos! SWEDISH CARS #327 - 1966 VOLVO P1800 S 2-dr. Coupe. SiN 18794. Odo: 48,517 miles. LHD. Magenta/black vinyl. 4-speed with electronic OD, ertaill Hills .AMERICAN CARS #246 - 1929 CADILLAC 341-B Enclosed Touring Sedan. Body by Fleetwood. S/N Just a later-model used car. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $25,000. A proper offer The photo of this car is a good example of a photographer on the road, at the mercy of mass-market aftermarket alloy rims with original steel rims in the trunk. Paint cracked and speckled on nose, cowl vent grille dented in, door window seals dry-rotted, rust just starting to show behind the rear-wheel wells. Interior worn. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $4,120. P1800s are funky old cars that will cruise at 70 mph all day long. This is a fair enough price—the engine and gearbox will probably last forever and when the seats fall through thefloor, the kids can use the body as a play structure. Corcoon Arnwio3 10804 Roark Rood Carcoon Houston, IX 77099 USA 800 854 608/• 281-568-9573 281 568 9386 Fax Low running costs make Carcoon suitable tor long Of short term storage, and continuous filtered airflow keeps your collector (or dry, even in damp environments. Protects against accidental scratches and dents, and reduces dust build-up. Show off your pride and loy, don't (over it Corwon 11 1 The most advanced vehicle storage system in the world - as used and endorsed by Rolls Royce & Bentley, Aston Martin Lagonda, The Jaguar and Daimler Heritage Trust, Porsche Club of Great Britain, Ford Motorsport and thousands of others worldwide! Indoor, outdoor and motorcycle models available Cal or visit us online for more details at www.carcoon.com 52  Sports Car Market Odo: 42,117 miles. LHD. Maroon with black fenders/maroon mohair. Sold new through the Earle C. Anthony dealer network in Southern California. Artillery wheels, accessory wind wings with etched roses don't look right on a formal sedan. Competent restoration, even if the interior wasn't correct. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $19,158. We just like to know what you do with a car like this? Go on the Packard 4door sedan parade? Again, 4-door sedans are tough sales, and this seller should be very, very happy indeed It's not a question of a 'fair price," it's finding anyone who cares! #103 - 1933 HUPMOBILE I 326 4-dr. Se- dan. S/N 16334. Odo: 50,351 miles. LHD. Light tan, dark tan fenders/tan broadcloth. Raymond Loewy designed cycle-fendered Assigned Colorado VIN. LHD. Gunmetal metallic, black fender/beige cloth. Top: black vinyl. Prerequisite dual side mounts, fender lamps. No ignition key. Pitting on a lot of pot metal parts. Had the aura of a found-in-a-field restored car (with the Colorado assigned VIN number not helping matters). Cond: 3. SOLD AT $21,115. All the money in the world for a lumpy, old closed car that nobody cares about. #552 - 1930 PACICARD 733 4-dr. Club Sedan. Body by Packard. S/N 288292.

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  body. Dual side mounts, cheapie horn button tacked onto steering wheel. Very little overspray on two rear windows. Original rubber on running boards starting to chip off. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $14,523. Rare, but does anyone care? Four-door sedans of any type are rarely collectible. #241 - 1949 INTERNATIONAL KB-2 2- dr. 3/4-ton Pickup. Body by IHC. S/N KB283006. Odo: 29,341 miles. LHD. Harvester SCM Auction Report:SF .ter caps. Cond: +3. SOLD AT $8,652. As an owner of a '47 KB-1, I can attest to the fact that these trucks are as reliable as a 10-penny nail. However, the steering, brakes, and suspension will give you a better workout than any exercise machine. Selling price covered restoration expenses. #537 - 1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD 2- dr. Convertible. SIN E7FH302236. Odo: 17,169 miles. LHD. Light blue/two- - - and $29,000 respectively. Third time was the charm. With so many T-Birds to choose from, buyers are very picky and just won 't pay much above $30K for average cars. Where was the "E-code" paperwork? #155 1962 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 2 dr. Convertible. S/N 20867S102282. Odo: tain Hills red/green vinyl. Green Diamond flathead 6, non-synchronized 4-speed granny tranny. Missing splash pan over front bumper brackets, outside mirror, and 2 (out of 96!) grille trim pieces. Originally green (like most of them), then over restored. Incorrect '70s hub- tone blue. Hard top: light blue. Soft top: dark blue cloth. 312 CID, 2 x 4 bbl, 3-speed. Originally a West German export car. When restored, repatriated with a speedometer calibrated in miles. Late-model stereo system, with a T&C radio in the trunk. Some pitting on chrome was plated over. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $28,943. Was a no-sale twice, at $27,500 GREAT VINTAGE RALLIES! FORZA AMELIA March 12 to March 17, 2000: Starting after the Amelia Island Concours, this is a gracious 1000 mile tour of Northern Florida and Georgia's fabulous Gold Coast. Overnights at the most famous and luxurious hotels in the South: Amelia Island Plantation, The Club at Jekyll Island, two nights at Savannah's Mulberry Inn and back to Amelia Island Plantation. Plenty of time for sightseeing, especially around historic Jekyll Island, St. Simons Island and Savannah. Gorgeous roads, spectacular views, terrific dining and traditional Southern hospitality. Beautiful gifts and prizes! Open to any pre-1974 sports/racing/CT car, any Ferrari of any year or any 12-cylinder car of any year. $3495 per couple, all-inclusive. NEW ENGLAND 2000 May 21 to May 26, 2000: Our 8th annual 5 day/1000 mile TSD rally plus special race stages. Overnights at the most famous and luxurious hotels in New England: The Cranwell, Grafton Old Tavern, Basin Harbor Club, Bretton Woods and back to The Cranwell. View beautiful spring scenery in the Adirondacks, Berkshires, Green and White Mountains of New England. Twisting country roads, beautiful mountain views, historic hotels, classic dining. Surprise events, super gifts and prizes, plus a ferry ride! Open to any pre-1974 sports/racing/CT car. Presented by Mercedes-Benz USA. $3495 per couple, all-inclusive. March, 2000  FUTURE SCHEDULE FORZA MILLE V-12: October 1-6, 2000 TEXAS 2000: November 12-17, 2000 FORZA AMELIA: March 11-16, 2001 NEW ENGLAND 2001: May 20-25, 2001 To enter or be added to our mailing list call or write: VINTAGE RALLIES, INC. Jackson Hill Road, Sharon, CT 06069 800-645-6069, fax: 860-364-5899 www.vintagerallies.com 53 50,307 miles. LHD. Gunmetal metallic/black vinyl. Top: silver hard top only. 454 CID, 400 TH auto, no matching numbers anywhere. Side window plastic crazed. Dumpster-dived engine compartment hardware. Evidence of a lot of fiberglass work in the right wheel well. Cond: 4-. NOT SOLD AT $16,250. A synopsis on how NOT to buy a Corvette, even if it is a daily driver The purchase price will only be the down payment on a lifetime of repairs and fixes.

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  #144 - 1963 STUDEBAKER AVANTI R2 2-dr. Coupe. S/N R4316. Eng.# RS2390. Odo: 36,659 miles. LHD. White/orange vinyl. Supercharged 283 CID R2 motor. However, the blower was stuck (belt disconnected). Automatic, Sun tachometer in place of original, newer wire hubcaps, radials. Original headlight gaskets severely cracked, whitened front turnsignal lenses. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $12,051. Avantis and DeLoreans seem to bring about the same money, and perhaps attract the same lonely souls who just never fit in with the highschool gang. We've been waiting for Avanti prices to take off for 20 years, and there's no evidence they ever will. #286 - 1964 CHEVROLET CORVAIR MONZA 900 2-dr. Coupe. Body by Fisher. S/N 40927W170999. Odo: 16,324 miles. fiberglass. Base 327 CID, 4-speed, knock-off wheels, original AM/FM radio. Aftermarket steering wheel and seat belts. Fiberglass gnawed by the passenger's side-window openings and edges of soft top lid. Sits high in the rear. Radial tires. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $25,441. Not a show car, but then didn't bring a show car price. A fair amount for a car that looks great from 50feet away, and, i f kept clean, will never be worth any less. #284 - 1966 CHEVROLET CORVETTE STING RAY Convertible. S/N 194676S122294. Odo: 57,072 miles. LHD. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • SCM Auction Report:Z:6th, Hills simple cars to work, the only complicated restoration tasks being getting the body panels to line up correctly, and making sure the paint prep work is done properly. Not a crazy buy for an average car, but no bargain either. #215 - 1968 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. S/N 194678S402963. Odo: 40,390 miles. LHD. Yellow/black vinyl. Top: black vinyl. 390 hp 427 CID, 4-speed, Roman red/black vinyl. Top: black vinyl. 300 hp 327 CID, 4-speed, side pipes, knock-off hubcaps. Radial tires (with yellow walls added during the weekend). Fresh paint, but original weatherstrips and window channels worn out. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $28,840. In this condition, this was a $15,000 car just a few years ago. Sting Rays will always have a following, in every condition, and at every price point. #95 - 1966 FORD MUSTANG 2-dr. Convertible. S/N 6F08G210094. Odo: 25,623 miles. LHD. Poppy red/red vinyl. Top: LHD. Polo white/blue vinyl. Base 95 hp motor with Powerglide. Paint pock-marked above the passenger's side headlight. Tops of seats starting to show wear (small splits). New paint on engine shrouds and indications of the original seals replaced. Tight, quiet, and dry. No reserve. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $4,584. Earlymodel Corvairs are far better cars than anyone cares to admit. '64s have the better transverse-leaf rear spring and larger 164 CID motor Considering the original miles and signs of care and attention, bought right. #368 - 1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE STING RAY Convertible. S/N 194675S106496. Odo: 8,779 miles. LHD. Polo white/blue vinyl. Top: white, vinyl and turbine hubcaps. Passenger rear wheel well shows some fiberglass work. Paint is slightly paler than stock and has a lot of touch-ups in cracks and crevices. Emblem paint faded. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $27,500. Could have been sold without regrets. Even though a convertible, the "Jetson" styling of the '78-'82 'Vettes puts them at the bottom of the collector 's wish list. #171 - 1969 PLYMOUTH ROAD RUN- NER 2-dr. Sedan. S/N RM21H9E154504. Odo: 75,658 miles. LHD. Red with black white vinyl. 289-2V, auto, radial tires. Restored body and mechanicals with original interior (nicked-up door panels, seat trim panels and rocker moldings). Odd door and trunk fit, but it works and is solid. Aftermarket engine-bay export brace. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $15,707. A decent hobbyist car for weekend cruises and trips down memory lane. K-code 'Stangs with pony interiors are already past $30K, which is dragging the price of average cars like this up. #109 - 1967 CHEVROLET CAMARO RS 2-dr. Convertible. Body by Fisher. S/N 124677N127593. Odo: 808 miles. LHD. Black with red striping/red vinyl. Top: black vinyl. 327 CID, auto., red-line radials. Aftermarket engine trim doo-dads, A/C compressor didn't have a belt hooked up to it (but not seized). Inboard RH taillight inoperative. No reserve. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $16,377. These are 54  striping/tan vinyl. Base 383-4 bbl, 4-speed, "dog dish" hubcaps, radial red-lines. This car did not leave the factory red. Otherwise, an impeccable restoration. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $21,115. This was the bottom-end Road Runner High-end specialty muscle cars can pull huge money, common ones often don't. But as the rare cars go up, they pull the bottom end ones along. Still, strong money for a 383. #266 - 1970 DODGE CHARGER R/T 2dr. Hardtop. S/N XS29U0G255112. Odo: 39,527 miles. LHD. White with black stripe/black vinyl. Top: black vinyl. 440 CID, 4-bbl, Torqueflite, A/C, Magnum 500s shod Sports Car Market

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VINTAGE r 4 _  f rII C 1R.S' ;or #363 - 1981 DELOREAN DMC-12 2-dr. Coupe. S/N SCEDT26T7BD0064. Odo: 27,604 miles. LHD. Natural stainless steel/gray 4 81 0 TO RC Established 1979 with radials. Right R/T emblem was bent and repaired. Signs of Bondo in rear quarter panels. Overspray on front suspension components. Repainted, new interior, not restored. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $10,100. You could get away with this crummy condition and get big bucks if this were a Hemi. But it's not, so $10,000 was money enough. #220 - 1970 FORD MUSTANG MACH 1 2-dr. Fastback. S/N 0F05R100532. Odo: 42,438 miles. LHD. Ivy green metallic with 1971 MASERATI GHIBLI SPYDER 4.9 SS Red/tan leather, 5-speed, wire wheels, rest. 5 years ago, factory 14, only 13 produced, 2 owner with all orig. books and delivery don. 599,500. leather. 5-speed, convex mirrors stuck onto the side view mirrors. (Ever try to look out of one of these rolling blind spots?) Very minor interior wear. Not really falling apart, the doors even stay open. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $14,420. DeLoreans struggle to get above $15K at auctions. They are just too quirky for the mass market. Hand sold examples, with good history, can bring up to $25K in the right setting. .1,1 PA NESE CARS #10 - 1974 DATSUN 240Z 2-dr. Coupe. black/dark green vinyl. 428 Cobra Jet, 4speed, Magnum 500s shod with radials. Wrong exhaust outlets, some orange peel on driver's side 'C' panel. Door lock estuations popped out. Repainted, not restored. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $21,000. Ran through again on Sunday to $22,000, but didn't sell. Bid was not unfair for a car that has a following, but not a strong, affluent one that will just open its checkbook on reflex. #111 - 1979 GRANTHAM CUSTOM 2dr. Coupe. Body by Bondo and Fiberglass. SN 1M27A97213999. Odo: 55,272 miles. LHD. Light blue/light blue vinyl. Top: white SN RLS30-016398. Odo: 66,564 miles. LHD. Orange/black vinyl. 5-speed, golf ball shift knob, 1972 1VIASERATI GHIBLI 4.9 SS COUPE Dark metallic brown/light tan leather, 5-speed, new paint interior and chrome. Upgraded Ak wstem. High dollar stereo. Only 120 mode. Very fast. S49,500. MOM Mal, 1963 MASERATI SEBRING SERIES I Maroon/black interior, less than 500 miles on a total restoration, unbelievable condition, the best Sebring in the world. 535,000. ,r..-  ■ e , r ll 1958 MGA TWIN-CAM ROADSTER White/black, tonneau and side curtains, outstanding cond., correct except has 1600a engine (twin-cam motor available at eta cost). 516,900. vinyl. Built around a Chevy Monza, its Vega provenance shines through. V6, auto., wire wheels. Imagine breeding a Chevette, a Gremlin, and a Pimpmobile Caddy and you pretty much have this car. Typical AZ car fade and wear. Only 3 made when new (thankfully). Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $5,100. "Hey buddy, you make the wrong turn on Scottsdale Road. The Kruse auction was on the left." Any offer north of scrap price would be a valid offer. Even Harold LeMay didn't want it for his world's largest car collection. March, 2000  Monza-type exhaust, bra, front bumper guard. Low-budget repaint. Outside mirrors' black finish now faded gray. Emblems missing off the rear. Aftermarket alloys and cheesy fake knockoffs don't help matters. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $2,060. Consumer commodity, not investment grade. There were so many early Zs made (nearly 150K) that less-than-nice ones should be shot rather than restored. Drive 'em 'till they drop, and don't look back. #277 - 1978 TOYOTA LAND CRUISER 2-dr. SUV. S/N FJ40298077. Odo: 58,689 miles. LHD. Aqua/black vinyl. Top: aqua and white steel. 5-speed, A/C, rollcage in back, ' 4 1971 JAGUAR XKE V12 COUPE BRG/tan leather, rare disc wheels, auto, factory P/C, 314hp V-12 engine, new paint, leather and chrome, great mechanics, 523,900. 1969 MASERATI GHIBLI COUPE Medium blue/red 4.7 V-8 5-speed factory A/C, new paint and chrome, excellent mechanicals, superb body. 526,900. K & K VINTAGE MOTORCARS 9848 SOUTHWEST FREEWAY HOUSTON, TX 77074 713.541.2281 FAX 713.541.2286 55

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • _ • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • SCM Auction Repore brush bar up front. Aftermarket Western Wagon wheels shod with radial mudders. Difficult to restart, modified front spring shackles for a slight front-end lift. Mediocre repaint, new interior. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $7,313. One of the hottest older trucks currently is, you guessed it, the older Land Crushers. The example seems to be pretty much representative of both the quality and pricing out there. KRUSE Kruse International Scottsdale, AZ January 16, 2000 Auctioneers: Dean and Dan Kruse, Brent Earlywine, Rod Egan Number of automotive lots: 553 Number of automotive lots sold: 281 Sale rate: 50.8% Sale total: $4,609,868 High: 1896 Benz Dos-A-Dos sold for $226,800. Buyer's Premium Included: 5% Report by Dave Brownell and Phil Skinner Market opinions in italics IN 56  The hard-working Kruse family puts on dozens of auctions a year, from the megaevents in Auburn to 100-car sales under the stadium at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. All of the smaller Kruse auctions act as a funnel to bring unsold cars towards Auburn. Kruse makes no real effort to get its consignors to set reasonable reserves, nor does it do much checking of vehicles' backgrounds. As competition in the collector car world heats up, the Kruse style (or perhaps we should call it the "eBay—Buyer's Beware" style) is at a distinct disadvantage, as most collectors prefer that an auction company perform some sort of "due diligence" before putting a car on the block. Aside from the display of Dean Kruse's newly-acquired collection of Duesenbergs, there wasn't much to cause a collector's wallet to fall open at the Scottsdale auction, and the competition from Silver for both consignments and bidders was apparent. This was not a bad sale, just a lackluster one. And as the interest in collector cars continues to grow, lackluster may not be good enough to keep the market's attention.—KM Sports Car Market hile most collector car auctions are spectacles, each with their own unique characteristics, a Kruse auction is like a cog in a huge machine. Top: black leather. AACA National First 1985, AACA Grand National 1988. Still presents very well. [UK registered 1186MM.] Excellent and correct throughout. Frame-off restoration in the '80s. Looks like a 3/4-scale P.II Continental. Lovely car. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $125,000. A similar car but with a replica body didn't sell at Brooks, London Auction in October for $120,450. How much more should an authentic-bodied car be worth? #218 - 1935 ROVER 144-dr. Sedan. Body by factory. S/N 622315. Odo: 51,772 miles. RHD. Blue/black/blue leather. Attractive car nicely restored from a good original example. RHD. Cream/green/cream leather. Top: tan fabric. Fine wood and leather inside. Good repaint with slight orange peel. Straight body, very good door fit, clean engine bay, excellent chrome. Preselector gearbox. Front license holder bent. Classy, dignified drophead. Rolls-Royce looks for a budget figure. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $23,500. These cars are just brimming with quality in every area, but they are a virtually unknown and unappreciated marque in the US. Hence the low figure offered, which likely didn't come close to covering restoration costs. #3678 - 1959 MG A TWIN-CAM Roadster. Body by factory. S/N YD32297. Black/blue/tan leatherette. Top: black fabric. From Hayashi Collection in Japan. British restoration. Colors wrong, paint on hood poorly prepped. Incorrect chrome plate on radiator shell. Top OK, lamps OK, very good instruments. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $8,750. Has been advertised in SCM for $15,000. Car needs corrective cosmetics to make it look right. This is a 'fiat radiator" Morris. If it was a "Bullnose," a model with an avid following in the UK, it might have made better money. #1111 - 1934 ROLLS-ROYCE 20-25 Sedanca de Ville. Body by Gurney Nutting. S/N GNC36. RHD. Green/black/green leather. ENGLISH CARS #1074 - 1926 MORRIS COWLEY Tourer. Body by factory. S/N unknown. RHD. Original interior very good, some wear on running boards, straight body, excellent door fit, sunroof. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $13,113. For sale in the lot next day for $22,000 or best offer. Market hard to call here or in home territory. Should be bought for pleasure of ownership rather than investment. Looks like it belongs in "All Creatures Great and Small." #3698 - 1950 ASTON MARTIN DB2 Drophead Coupe. Body by factory. S/N LML50122. Odo: 1 mile. RHD. Red/biscuit _croutsresdak, AZ leather. Top: tan fabric. Excellent car throughout. Restoration looked fresh and correct except for signs of hasty repaint on wheels. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $55,000. Not enough for an early open DB2 in this condition. Should have gone close to fifteen grand more. #763 - 1952 DAIMLER D21 Convertible. Body by factory. SN 53784. Odo: 51,016 miles.

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  The Appraiser's Corner Odo: 83,363 miles. LHD. Dark blue/black vinyl. Top: black vinyl. Front bumper guards missing. Good repaint but incorrect color, seats redone in wrong pattern, dashboard restored incorrectly, fair door fit, correct center lock disc wheels, wrong size tires. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $16,750. A 100%-correct Twin Cam would bring close to another 10 grand at the right sale. This wasn't the right car or the right place. #724 - 1959 MG A Coupe. Body by factory. S/N HDR4357801. Odo:  1,668 miles. ,'-- _ .,-----or :-  ,  L_ - ------,----,  ,  fr --. LHD. Maroon/tan leather. Restored to factorynew appearance. Dressed up with chrome wires, Nardi wheel, stereo radio/tape player, Lucas spotlights, tri-bar headlights. Concours-winning potential. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $21,000. Owner wanted $25,000. These are elegant little cars but still an MGA under the skin and this one was painted an unauthentic, albeit attractive color High bid was fair enough. #773 - 1960 HUMBER ARMORED Personnet Carrier. S/N 32508. RHD. British army green/khaki canvas. Rolls-Royce powered. ' A  ..,-.._- _... -‘,..  .  - VI •  ,  ., • ------ ,.; E. 4 41 ., Used in Ulster. Ex-Ministry of Defense. Right color, right markings. Ran well after a little persuasion. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $9,000. Meanest machine in the auction and just the thing for your daily commute in downtown traffic Available after its auction appearance for $11,500. These APCs could be the origin of the slogan, "Theres safety in Humbers." ' #3757 - 1961 MG A Roadster. Body by factory. S/N G1{NL95523. Odo: 4,576 miles. LHD. Red/black leather. Top: black vinyl. MGB knock-off caps, MGB 1800 engine disguised as a 1600. Fully balanced and blueprinted plus Road-speed cam and larger SU's. MGB gearbox. Cosmetically restored in 1985 and still carried a good appearance. Auction Reports continued on page 73 March, 2000  57 . '‘. .i,,, ' • 1 Excerpts from Actual Appraisals by Steve Cram 1 977 Volkswagen Conv,•..,,i Champagne Edition Color: White exterior (original was Champagne-beige metallic); black canvas top; white vinyl to seats and panels, black to dashboard with wood appliqué interior Odometer: 129,000 miles (semi documented) 20,000 miles on rebuilt engine Equipment: VW built 1583 (96.6 CID) ohv air-cooled flat 4-cylinder engine/approximately 60 bhp gross; 4-speed manual transmission Condition: Using the traditional rating scale of 1 to 5 for collector cars (1, mint/show/ perfect; 2, very good; 3, good; 4, fair; 5, poor/rough and 6 for unredeemable junk or parts) , this over restored collector car is in very high #2, very good condition. Stunning restoration on a good original, complete with ultra-fine overhauled correct replacement engine. Exterior: This is a fine physical specimen with zero rust taken down to the nitty-gritty prior to high quality and rather expensive white paint job that is better than original—very durable and showable. Any body altercations were carefully removed prior to paint job. Top: A superb replacement at considerable cost. The top was superbly installed, no wrinkles or kink marks. Struts and bows are all restored to excellent condition; top stacks and erects correctly and is #1. Interior: Also restored and done very well. Black/white sheepskins to front seats for protection. Mats and dash in #1 shape, wood appliqué is a high #2. All instruments operate as they should. Engine Compartment: Very clean and detailed. Trunk Compartment: Clean and restored. Spare and tools are in fine order. Body wiring is in superior order. Undercarriage: The muffler/exhaust system is in high #2 condition, tight and no noticeable leaks. Absolutely no indications that this car had ever been in a serious accident. Mechanics: A correct replacement engine has been overhauled. The car started quickly and then warmed up making just the right sounds that this unique mill does. The car then tested out perfectly in all ranges. One of the better "Beetles" the appraiser has driven in many years. Transmission was very smooth in up and down shifting. History: The Beetle convertible was introduced in 1953 with great fanfare and has been steadily successful through the years. The convertible conversion was done by the wellknown and respected body building company Karmarm, of Osnabruck, Germany. By the time this conversion was finished, the convertible was a quieter and somewhat more reliable automobile than the regular stock sedan. Improvements were made to the engine displacement and horsepower making it more satisfying to operate. More creature comforts were added with time, even air conditioning. Production of the Beetle convertible was ended in 1979, mostly due to the high inflation costs and the weak US dollar. Introduction of the "New Beetle" has stirred interest by collectors in the "Old Beetle." Value: This unit seems to have always been pampered and driven very little. Inspection by the appraiser found no evidence of any serious accidents. Overall, this is an over-restored unit in ultra-fine condition. Appraised value: $15,000 •

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* * * * * * Chassis number: 1000191 Engine number: 1000191 **********  -, ****.mr--- ( ■IL From Grand Classics to Twin Stripes of Smoking Rubber tican Cars -- &  . . .  1933 Cadillac V12 Sport Phaeton A lthough the US was engulfed in the Great Depression in 1930-1931, Cadillac brought out an absolutely splendid line of cars. One of them, unveiled at the National Automobile Show in January 1930 was the world's first production V16 automobile. The Cadillac V16 and V12 engines were designed by the long-time head of the engineering division, Ernest Seaholm, with the assistance and expertise of designer Owen Nacker. One of the most distinctive features of the V12s and V16s was the highly stylized engine compartment. The motor was designed to have nearly no extraneous components. All wiring was almost completely hidden from view and its overall appearance was finished in truly elegant fashion with polished aluminum valve covers and porcelainized manifolds. When combined with a sport phaeton body these cars offered their owners not only the best in engineering but one of the smoothest and most pleasant driving experience any car of the time could deliver. This 1931 sport phaeton is reported to be a highly original, threeowner example and retains much of its trim and accoutrements. The current owner purchased it several years ago from a small collection. It is reported that the car was last painted in 1965 and has had only limited work on it thus far. It features the very rare "lowboy" trunk and dual-sidemount spares. The motor and engine bay are in highly original condition and the car is reported to be a smooth and good runner. The interior is believed to be in overall original, unmolested condition. Work done on the car has been on a "need only" basis and as a result has been mainly limited to seal and gasket replacement. The carburetor is that of a 1932 V12 but the correct 1931 carburetor will accompany the vehicle at the time of the sale. Additionally, the owner advises that for continued driving, the rods and mains should be checked for proper clearance. These V12 sport phaetons are considered Full Classics by the CCCA and are welcome entries in club events and tours nationwide. This Cadillac sold at No Reserve for $68,500 including 15% buyer 's premium at Christie 's Pebble Beach Auction on August 29, 1999. Only at a Christie's Pebble Beach sale would not one, but two of these multicylinder Classics be on of- Years produced  Number produced  E-mail  fer The car under discussion here was, as the catalog stated, a highly original and unhurt example that was ready to show or drive (perhaps after attention to those rods and mains . . ). That it brought $10,000 below its low estimate—plus premium—can 58  ----r-i .,  . - I No separate V12 figures available for 1931. Total of 4,303 V12s and V16s in all body styles produced during model year. Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  be somewhat explained by the presence of the other V12 sport phaeton, a 1931 model which had a provenance that was absolutely impeccable. It was a special-order car from the factory, boasting a chromed hood, chromed wheel covers fitted over the standard wire wheels, V16 headlamps and a small built-in trunk, among other custom touches on its Fleetwood body. This second Cadillac also was as close to totally original as one could hope to find, having had only sympathetic cosmetic work where necessary through the decades. Slate-gray paint and black leather added to its striking appearance. And when the hammer fell, this car brought $40,000 more than its V12 brother pictured above. It's interesting to speculate what the car featured here would have brought without the in-house competition stealing part of the limelight. We'd reckon it would have made at least another ten grand more. But few of the American Classics hit the jackpot at this sale. A 1926 Locke-bodied Lincoln and Harrah Gold Star restoration passed unsold at $55,000. A 1921 Rolls-Royce Springfield Ghost Pall Mall tourer likewise was passed at $75,000. However, a 1929 Packard 640 convertible with afresh restoration did sellfor $60,000 plus premium, which probably didn't cover the costs of its refurbishment. 1931-1937 $4,045 N/A $1,000-1,500 approx. $600 On frame near steering gear Boss on end of left block Club  Cadillac-LaSalle Club, PO Box 1916, Lenoir, NC 28645 cadlasal@twave.net Alternatives to consider... 1930-31 Packard 740 and 840, 1931 Lincoln K It could be argued that the Pebble Beach buyer isn 't deeply interested in American Classics, but will walk the plank for great foreign marques. That certainly was the case at the Christie's sale in 1999. But it could also have been the beginning of a market trend that really manifested itself at Barrett-Jackson this year, where a number of US Classics with a capital C went into the tank. If this slide continues, anyone who has ever wanted a great American Classic car has only to bide his time for the next few years and he may be able to buy cars like this Cadillac for 50 cents on the dollar—Dave Brownell• (Photo and data courtesy of auction company.) Sports Car Market

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American Cars For Sale BUICK 39 ROADMASTER, maroon, tan interior, tonneau windshield, 29K original miles, restored #2 car, radio, heater, $41,500. Bob, 352-694-1808. FL 41 4-DOOR SUPER CONV, older restoration in excellent condition, runs and drives great, everything works, dual spotlights, Trippe driving lights, wheel rings, black exterior, red interior, $35,000 delivery possible. Don, 303-422-3054. CO 47 SUPER CONVERTIBLE,beautiful restoration, red with saddle leather interior and tan top, $25,000. 408-866-4145. CA 54 SKYLARK, luxury sports car convertible, beautiful in black with original blue interior, fabulous condition throughout (1 of 836 produced), $56,900 offers, trades. Vintage Car Store, 914-358-0500. FAX 914-353-2309 NY CADILLAC 32 355B V8 ROADSTER, fully restored, dual cowl, silver body, navy fenders, rare wooden spoke wheels, original heron radiator cap, AACA 1998 Senior and 1999 Preservation Awards, $95,000. 732-4492249 home. 800-873-9493 work. NJ  41 4-DOOR CONVERTIBLE, only 400 produced, Monica blue paint, very good red leather, excellent chrome and badges, skirts, tan cloth top, runs and drives great, garaged, $39,950. Ask for Bob, 949-5974027 X-211. CA 49 CONVERTIBLE, black, tan top, red interior, ps, pb, pw, AM, p/t, truly beautiful, $34,500. 973-751-7904. NJ 59 SERIES 62 CONV, terrific ground-up restoration of southern car, red, red/white leather, Jenkins interior and white top, full power includes factory a/c. Absolutely one of the finest examples anywhere, $52,000 serious buyers only. 615-370-2345. TN CHRYSLER 54 New Yorker Town and Country station wagon, rare, fifth built out of only 650, $10,000. 516-283-0153. NY 60 300F black coupe, 8403142526, Southwest history, $48,000 in restoration receipts, new Goers interior, a/c, ps, pb, power seats, power antenna, rear defogger, $19,500. 219-464-1382 eves. IN 62 300H COUPE, nice original, 413 cu inch, dual 4-bbl, $7,500. Jim, 602-2784505. AZ CORD 37  rd 812 SC supercharged 01141 Co  CORVETTE 57 original 283/270 hp (2x4 carbs), 3speed, arctic blue with silver cove, red intenor, $39,900. Bob, 915-591-6365. TX 60 Honduras maroon, 4-speed, 230 hp, • - COBRA CORNER Cobra 427's Sunburst Wheels he argument about what were "stock wheels" on a 427 Cobra doesn't have a definitive answer, but instead an explanation. Jim Benavides, the 427 Cobra Project Engineer, was working to have the first production street cars completed and delivered to dealers by the first week of September, 1965. However, a lack of wheels caused things to grind to a halt. First, there was a shortage of "slave wheels"—the wire wheels and tires used during production at AC Cars and on which the cars were shipped. As the cars arrived at Shelby American these wheels and tires would be removed and sent back to AC Cars to be used again. There never seemed to be enough of them to keep the flow of cars steady. The Halibrand wheels proved to be the real bottleneck. Shelby American placed an order for 71/2 1'-wide GT40-type magnesium wheels for street cars and 71/2" and 91/4" wheels, of the same style, for the race cars. Halibrand, however, experienced difficulties in filling this order. Prior to the 427s, all of the later 289 competition Cobras had been using Halibrand magnesium 6-spoke "FIA" wheels so there were some of these on hand at Shelby American but it didn't take long for this supply to run out. In order to get the first competition cars into the hands of the racers, many had combinations of the FIA and GT40-type wheels. By early November, only ten 427 street cars had been shipped to dealers due to the wheel shortage. To put an end to this problem, Pete Brock whipped out a clean sheet of paper and designed the 71/2"-wide "Sunburst" aluminum wheel for the street cars. It got that name because its ten spokes went out from the center like the rays of the sun. It was cast in aluminum—by Kelsey-Hayes—and even these were initially held up due to a machining error. Finally, in early December, Sunburst wheels began arriving at Shelby American in quantity and the 427 Cobra wheel problem became just a bad memory. Courtesy of the Shelby American World Registry 1997, Shelby Amencan Automobile Club, fax 860/364-0769. • March, 2000  ' supercarge c, rating XXXX or better, Fredy Bieri, Fax:-81-933-1024 or E-mail: fredy_bieri@gmx.net . CH April , numbers car, restored, two tops, car never been damaged, perfect car, $40,000. 410968-1989. MD 61 red, white covers, no hit body, red intenor, original motor, 2x4 bbl carbs, 4-speed, clean chassis, frame-off, 100 points, $47,500 OBO. 954-785-7771. FL 63 SPLIT WINDOW, all original, unrestored, super nice, dark blue metallic, black interior, knock-offs, 4-speed, 300 hp, numbers match, not driven for the past 8 years, garaged, 37,777 miles, $35,500. 831-4552152. CA 64 COUPE, red, black leather, 327-300 hp, original motor, Powerglide auto, p steering, Am-FM, clean frame & body, runs great, $24,500 OBO, trades. 954-785-7771. FL 65 ROADSTER 327/300, 4-speed, side exhausts, knock-offs, 39,000 miles maroon with a red interior, two tops, runs great, just had $5,000 worth of mechanical rebuilding with receipts, $28,900. PA Motor Sport, 610-666-1966. FAX 610-666-9422 PA 66 427 COUPE, restored, knock-offs, teak wood wheel, leather, AM-FM, matching numbers, $32,985. 503-656-6805. OR LINCOLN 34 KB V12 LeBaron convertible coupe, with rumble seat, 145" wheelbase, sidemounts, 3-position top, one of three, 98% complete, needs restoration, stored many years, $30,000. 724-628-2905. PA 47 CONTINENTAL CONY, original, low mileage, no rust ever, rebuilt V12 and overdrive trans, new whitewalls, top, leather and paint, p windows, will trade for SL Mercedes or Cadillac Allante, $42,500. 208-762-0646. ID .....„ CDBRAI  111111161pr  Components supplied by g AMERICAN, INC SHELBY  Karman D. Cusack Rocky Mountain Motor Sports • Conifer, Colorado (303) 674-3672 • (303) 674-3518 Fax (303) 838-4550 FREE CATALOG Over 750 old Corvettes!! ProTeam, Box 606, Napoleon, Oh 43545 Toll Free: 888-592-5086 Ph: 419-592-5086  Fax: 419-592-4242 e-mail: proteam@proteam-corvette.com website: www.proteam-corvette.com 59 ES 56 DERHAM CONVERTIBLE, one of two, teal blue, 100 point frame-off, $265,000. Modem Classics, 215-739-0660. PA MERCURY 40 CONVERTIBLE, black with red leather, 58,000 miles, strong #2 car, $26,000 OBO, serious inquires. Herb, 410-8761540. MD 41 CONVERTIBLE, this is a very rare early car with thin moldings, it is a lovely restoration, soft yellow with red leather, very well detailed under the hood, in the trunk and on the chassis, this car is a pleasure to drive, $29,500. PA Motor Sport, 610-666-1966. FAX 610-666-9942 PA OLDS 50 88 CONVERTIBLE, 55,527 miles, OK owners restored to 3+, $32,950. Art Burrichter, 319-465-5757. IA 50 CONVERTIBLE, elegant, extremely rare, frame-off, yellow exterior, brown leather interior, tan canvas top/boot, automatic, 12volt conversion, a/c, CA/TX, straight, no rust, history car, drive anywhere, $35,000. 409-249-4200. TX 55 STARFIRE CONVERTIBLE, cornpletely restored correctly, '98 National show winner, Best of Class, must sell, $38,000 OBO. Buzz Houston, 316-4552579. KS LITERATURE Manuals & Books: 1913-1991: Service Manuals, Parts Manuals, Owners mannals, History Books, all makes; see www.books4cars.com , 248-357-4750. 888-380-9277 toll free. MI April* SHELBY COBRAS by ROCKY MOUNTAIN MOTORSPORTS NEW CSX SERIES COBRAS

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Legal Files 1111111111 Get it in Writing by Alexander Leventhal Ell uying a car sight unseen can be a nerve-wracking experience. I am presently especially cognizant of this, having just purchased a 1969 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2 from a seller in South Dakota without ever having laid eyes on it. The fact that this process can be stressful, however, does not mean that it needs to be unduly risky to the buyer. Perhaps the single biggest precaution is to have a pre-purchase inspection done by a competent mechanic before closing the deal (March 1999, page 49). This advice actually applies to the purchase of any used car. But even a simple, pre-purchase inspection can lead to trouble. I recently heard of a situation, via a Ferrari Internet group, wherein a transaction which should have been straightforward became ugly because of a failure to properly prepare and document the deal before and during the pre-purchase inspection (well, and also because of dishonesty on the part of the seller). What happened in this case is that the prospective purchaser located a Ferrari 308 QV GTS that he wanted to buy at a dealer. They agreed on a price and that the deal would be contingent on the vehicle's successfully completing a pre-purchase inspection. It was also agreed that the buyer would provide a $2,000 refundable deposit, which would be returned if a poor inspection report queered the deal. This agreement was arrived at over the phone, with none of it committed to writing. I'm sure you see the trouble coming already. The vehicle did not pass the pre-purchase in- The agreement should contain the name and address of the purchaser and seller, a description of the vehicle, the agreed purchase price of the vehicle, the deposit amount, when the sale must be completed and any conditions under which the contract is voidable. It certainly does not need to be written in "legalese" but it must make clear that this documents a contract in which both parties have agreed that "the buyer agrees to buy and the seller agrees to sell, assign and transfer" the motor vehicle that is specifically described in the agreement within a specified amount of time after the vehicle undergoes a pre-purchase inspection unless the pre-purchase inspection reveals that the vehicle has "flaws or defects which substantially impair its value." The contract should also state that if the inspection reveals such a defect that the contract is void or voidable at the option of the buyer, and that the deposit must be returned (at the buyer's option in the latter instance) within a set time period. It is a good idea to put the name of the party to perform the inspection in the agreement. It is also important that the "defect which substantially impairs value" language must be used, as opposed to simply stating that the agreement is void if the buyer is not satisfied with the results of the pre-purchase inspection. This choice of language is necessary to ensure that the agreement is enforceable should the need to engage in litigation arise. Will Leventhal's Ferrari look this goo d when it arrives from South Dakota? spection, and the one-time buyer called the dealer seeking the return of his deposit. The dealer claimed that it was never his understanding that the deposit was to be refundable, and said that the buyer would not get his money back. Furthermore, upon hearing that the buyer did not plan to complete the deal, the seller sold the vehicle to a different customer for $2,000 less than the first agreed-upon price on the logic that he was keeping the previous deposit, and could therefore lower the price. What options are open to our hapless would-be buyer? Not many. He is out the two grand, and unless the seller has a moral change of heart (unlikely) he will probably never get it back. It is really not worth litigating over two grand and there is really no evidence that the oral agreement was that the deposit be refundable, as he claims. The short answer to the question, "How do I keep this from happening to me?" is that every step in the process of purchasing a car, sight unseen or from your next-door neighbor, must be documented in writing, and that such a document must be signed before any money changes hands, outlining the exact agreement that the transfer of funds pertains to. In the case just mentioned, the buyer should have prepared an "Agreement for Purchase and Sale" outlining the terms of the deal and under what circumstances it is voidable and had it signed by the seller before providing the deposit. This is exactly the procedure I used for my 365 GT 2+2 "Queen Mother." This document need not be prepared by an attorney, but it must clearly and concisely state all of the terms of the deal. 60  The purpose of creating a written agreement at this point in the transaction is twofold: First, to ensure that if the car passes its inspection the seller is bound to sell the car to the buyer (not to another party, who might arrive with a higher offer), and second, to ensure that if the car does not pass, the seller is bound to return the deposit to the buyer. To accomplish this goal, the written agreement must be enforceable by a court should the need arise. In contract law, an agreement is only enforceable if mutual promises are exchanged. In other words, if Bob promises to give Bill a BMW Bavaria, that promise is not enforceable because it is a mere promise, not a mutual exchange, but if in return Bill promises to give Bob a Bentley, then the agreement is enforceable because there is a mutual exchange of promises. This is why it is important that the agreement state that the contract is only void if the inspection reveals "substantial" defects. Otherwise, the buyer is not really promising anything. His promise is illusory, because he is saying that he will buy the car unless he doesn't want to, meaning that there is no mutual exchange of promises, and that he will not (arguably) be able to enforce the contract. It is unfortunate that the Ferrari buyer we mentioned may be out his two grand. By preparing the type of agreement outlined above, crooked sellers will know better than to try to pull a stunt like that one. At least the legal system will hold them to their written promises should they try anyway. I'll let you know how it works out with my 365. Alex Leventhal is a car collector and attorney in New York. His comments here are general in nature, and are not a substitute for a consultation with an attorney.• Sports Car Market

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7 C 111111Collectini Thoughts) The Shelby American Cobra Legend Reborn arroll Shelby's love affair with the automobile dates back to his very successful racing career in the '50s, through the development ofhis high-performance Cobra in the '60s and the re-release of the Cobra in the '90s. The re-released Cobra is a result of Carroll's frustration with the numerous Cobra kit cars that have been copying, completely unauthorized, the design of the most recognized, photographed and duplicated automobile in history. In 1991, after his heart transplant in 1990, Carroll formed the Shelby Children's Heart Fund to generate funding for heart transplants and associated treatments and medications for indigent children. In 1991 he approached some of the better kit car manufacturers to make a donation to his foundation on a per-car basis and in return he would recognize the cars and allow them to carry the Shelby serial numbers. The proposal was rejected by all who were approached. The new Shelby Cobras carry the CSX 4000 (427 S/C) and CSX 7000(289 FIA) serial numbers to differentiate them from the earlier cars that were produced in the '60s. The '60s cars carried the numbers CSX 3000(427 S/C) and CSX 2000(289 Street and FIA). With prices ranging from $125,000 for a small-block street CSX 2000 289 Cobra to over a million dollars for a Cobra Daytona Coupe, original Cobras, especially 427s, are simply out of reach for many enthusiasts. The new CSX cars, while certainly not inexpensive, are still far more affordable than the cars from the '60s, and offer exactly the same motoring experience (something you certainly can't say for a replica with a Chevy engine and an automatic transmission). The new CSX cars are currently being produced in fiberglass and aluminum and are available in component form (everything the customer needs to assemble the car minus engine, transmission and miscellaneous trim out items), as a roller (a car that is basically assembled minus engine, transmission and paint) or as turn-key cars. Component and roller cars range in price from $45,000 to $72,000 depending on whether fiberglass or aluminum is selected along with other options. The turn-key car is a complete vehicle with a drivetrain that is prepared to the customer's specifications and can range in price from approximately $70,000 (CSX 7000 289 FIA) to just over $100,000, depending on how the car is prepared. Some of these new CSX Shelby American Cobras have already appeared at the auctions, one recently bringing $115,000. Hence we would ask that in the future, SCM acknowledge the fundamental difference between unauthorized, fakey-doo repli-Cobras and the authorized by Carroll Shelby, extraordinarily authentic, CSX 4000 and CSX 7000 Cobras produced by Shelby American today.—Karman D. Cusack, President, Shelby Cobras by Rocky Mountain Motorsports. 800/530-2600. Information, call 702/643-3000. • Shelby American and their eleven recognized dealers are committed to providing real Cobras to the enthusiasts at a price that is now more affordable than ever. As Don Rager, President of Shelby American Inc., stated, "We are committed to the continuation of the Shelby legacy of building great cars. As a car builder, Shelby is in a unique position to pay tribute to the legend that defined performance in the '60s through our Cobra program." March, 2000  So in 1995 Shelby American, now based in Las Vegas, began producing once again the car that reshaped sports car history. These rereleased Cobras are true Shelby Cobras down to original spec chassis with some improvements made primarily for safety. They are also the only current Cobra that is recognized by the Shelby American Automobile Club and the car's information is documented in the prestigious Shelby American World Registry. This pedigree assures the car's provenance today and into the future, something that can not be said about the "fakey-doo Tupperware Cobras" that you can order from the back pages of Popular Mechanics. CLASSIC SHOWCASE Offering A Fine Selection Of Motor Driven Vehicles With over 25 Years experience with sports cars and classics, we offer excellence in knowledgeable buying-selling-restoring & locating specific vehicles for you. We stock over 70 classics, original vehicles in good to superb condition, some vehicles are total showcars restored by us. World wide shipping arranged. 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The Monthl Digest of Magnificent Motor Cars Market Review & Buyer's Guide AC • Aston Martin • Austin-Healey • Bentley • Rolls-Royce • Jaguar • Lotus • MG • Triumph 1921 Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang Chassis number: 20669 Engine number: A6-6269 C 62  ount Louis Zborowski was a Polish nobleman and sportsman who lived in England during the first quarter of the twentieth century. His most lasting automotive legacy was four aero-engined high-perfor- mance hybrids, called "Chitty-Chitty-BangBangs." The cars were constructed with the help of Captain Clive Gallop, later to become one of the famed "Bentley Boys." Tragically, Zborowski was killed in a crash during the 1924 Italian GP while driving a Mercedes. Ironically, Louis died in the same way his father did, as Count Eliot Zborowski was killed behind the wheel of a Mercedes in the 1903 LaTurbie hillclimb. Zborowski's first Chitty (which no longer exists, nor do Chitty III or IV) used a Maybach aviation engine. Chitty II, the car shown here, was built in 1921 and is powered by an 18.8-liter (that's 1,146 cubic inches, or two 8-liter Viper engines, an Alfa Montreal V8 and 18 cubic inches to spare) Benz aircraft engine of 230 bhp mounted on a stretched and strengthened chain-drive Mercedes chassis. In its debut at the famed Brooklands racing oval it was timed at over 108 mph. With its custom tourer body, this sports/racer was equally  at home on road or track and made some forays into northern Africa and the European continent. Years produced  Number produced  After the Count's death the car was sold to a private party. Subsequently it was bought by the legendary English motor trader "Bunty" ScottMoncrief who sold it to a Dover resident. Eventually, the car made its way to the now-closed Ellenville Motor Museum in Ellenville, NY from where it was acquired by the Crawford Auto Collection of Cleveland. lion dollars and the Crawford Museum refused to budge from that figure. The car attracted international interest as it had not been available for many years. For instance, it was rumored that a prominent English museum wanted to bring it back home but could not find a financial angel to make this wish come true in time for the auction. Original list price None. Built for owner's use. SCM Price Guide  Chassis #  Engine #  Tune up/major service ... If you have to ask. . . Distributor cap . First find one.Then ask the price. Club  Club of America, 170 Wetherill Rd., Garden City, NY 11530 Alternatives to consider  This historic one-off motorcar represents a unique opportunity to own a legitimate early "supercar" which possesses wall-climbing power  and is capable of a stirring performance in international rallies. The car described here did not sell at a high bid of $1,100,000 at the New York Auto Salon & Auction held November 27 at the WaldorfAstoria Hotel in Manhattan. Reserve on the aircraft-engined monster was one and one-half milRolls-Royce Merlin-engined special, using Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Hispano, Mercedes or other heavyduty chassis a la Zborowski Too esoteric, even for us. Plate on firewall N/A Make no mistake, these Chittys are far more serious bolides than Ian Flemings charming children's story would have us believe. But, according to a source who drove the car on a major highway, Chitty II is surprisingly easy to handle. Not surprisingly, it just loves to run at speeds well above the posted limits and does so with ease and aplomb. It does not, however, look like the sort ofmachine that would be terribly agile on a twisty race track and might need articulation and a tillerman if used in this manner by a new owner 1921 1 The Vintage Sports Car So just what is this brawny one-off worth? Well, that's the problem. It is a one-off There are no close or recent comparisons. All that can be said for certain was that on the afternoon ofNovember 27, 1999 it was worth $1.1 million plus 10% buyer 's premium to the high bidder That would have netted the Crawford close to $1 million for the car after the commission was deducted. The reason this car and a number of other Crawford cars were being offered was to help finance a new facility for the museum. If the top bid on Chitty II could have made the difference between getting the job done or postponing it until more funds are in hand, maybe they should have given the auctioneer the nod and let their million-dollar hybrid go on down the road.—Dave Brownell • (Photo and data courtesy of auction company.) Sports Car Market

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Body-off restoration to RROC Concours standards by RR/B experts. New paint, chrome, glass, wood, wiring, ss exhaust, Michelin tires, carpets, headliner. Rebuilt suspension and Bijur system. Strong engine, complete with undertrays. Enjoy fast, reliable touring in a potential show winner. Generally considered the most desirable of the prewar Rolls-Royce built Bentleys. See photo in Showcase gallery section. $69,500. 541937-3536. OR March 50 BENTLEY GRABER MK VI, dhc, #B289HP, gm n w/cream hides, stunning estate classic w/rare Graber alloy coachwork, Built for the Stand, Bentley's Geneva show car in 50, only 60K orig miles, mait to highest strds by 2 owners since new, fully equipped w/4-spd, AM-FM SW, bird's eyewoodwork, ride control, Marchal lighting, unused tool set & more, never exposed to inclement weather, confirmed as only 50 Graber dhc known to exist, graceful Cont styling, exc thruout, $79,950. 770-971-0404. GA 57 Bentley Continental Mulliner bodied fastback, ser #BC96LAF, lh, a/c, ps, pb, mech & cosmetically restored to perfection, probably the finest SI Continental available, motivated seller, $200,000 OBO. 856-4279293 days. 856-778-1236 eves. NJ BMC 61 BMC FORMULA JR, BMC rear engined Formula Junior chassis, Delivered Sept '61, Never Assembled, Including; Frame, rear suspension, body, seat, gas tank, transmission, original paper work, $3,000. George Drolsom, 904-2686548. FL April JAGUAR 39 SS 100, 3.5 liter, documented South African racing history, exc condition, driven sparingly since restoration, red with tan, ready for Colo Grand or Mille Miglia, $475,000. 334-277-4260. AL 39 SS 2-1/2 LITRE, drophead convertible, complete and original, numbers matching for restoration, last driven in '96, no major rust, $14,500. 813-961-7836. 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60 XK 150S ROADSTER, a beautiful car, finished in British racing green with tan interior, a documented S roadster with matching numbers, chrome wire wheels, very nice, $65,000. Hyman Ltd, 314-5246000. FAX 314-524-0340 MO 61 XK 150 3.8 DHC, dove gray w/maroon leather, all #s match, o/d fitted, 2 owners from new, 44K documented miles, restored including engine overhaul, $55,000 financing avail. Charles S Crail Automobiles, 805-568-1934. FAX 805-568-1533 CA 61 XKE ROADSTER, flat floor, external bonnet latch, 49,000 miles, red & black, must sell $39,500 US $. 905-333-8147. CANADA ON 62 XICE ROADSTER, magnificent groundup restoration on rust-free CA black plate car, matching numbers, upgraded to full synchro gearbox, no disappointments, red/ black, $55,000. 949-650-4718. CA 63 XICE ROADSTER, nicely restored car, finished in Olde English white with black interior, chrome wires, $29,500. Hyman Ltd, 314-524-6000. FAX 314-524-0340 MO 64 XICE ROADSTER, red/black, complete restoration and yes, the hardtop comes with it, last score at JCNA show was just a tenth of a point under 100, this is a real fine car, $69,000 firm. Bill Tracy, 941-924-9523. FL 67 XICE SI ROADSTER, flawless red with black leather and canvas top, low miles, dry climate, show car, rare opportunity, $47,500. 303-698-7216 daytime. 303-7221192 evenings. CO 70 XKE It CONVERTIBLE, regency red, black leather, #297749, 70 K miles, restored 4 years ago, one of the finest driven Series II XI(Es around, show quality, $29,900. PAR Exotics & Classics, 914-637-8800. NY 72 XKE V12 ROADSTER, red/black, wires, 4-speed, solid car, $42,500 offer. 972243-3754. TX 73 E S III ROADSTER, 23K, 4-spd, chrome, wires, red/black, new black soft top, very nice fast example, $39,000. 610-9295000. PA 74 XKE ROADSTER, V12, 4-speed, chrome wire wheels, a/c, regency red, bis- cuit leather, tight, right, extra nice, $31,575. 207-282-5030. ME JENSEN 76 47K original miles, new engine, same owner last 15 years, $5,000. 858-6953882. CA March LOTUS 65 ELAN S2, vintage race prepared, log book, also street legal road equipment, documented race history from 65, ready for road or track, $17,900. 561-595-3000. FL 65 SEVEN, freshly restored, race prepped motor, Quaife LS differential, close ratio trans, more than $40,000 spent, race or street, $29,000. Autocourse Inc., 949-4994782. CA 66 ELAN, 5-speed, Webers, completely restored, new frame, balanced engine, $17,500. 516-378-0434. NY 67 ELAN S3 SE, excellent, yellow with green stripes, Webers, very nice CA car, $10,900. 561-595-3000. FL 70 ELAN S2, 50 K, stored 25 years, light damage, $4,000 OBO. 510-849-2833. CA 70 EUROPA S-2, white with black interior, body-off restoration, very nice, $11,000. Octagon Auto, 717-244-0669. PA 71 ELAN CONVERTIBLE, complete, solid, no damage, interior completely removed, needs some assembly, good minor project for the handyman, $9,500 OBO. 770345-5399. GA 64  72 ELAN 4 ROADSTER, complete professional cosmetic and mechanical restoration, yellow and white w/black interior, big valve Sprint, $19,000. Rocky Santiago, 405-843-6117. OK 72 SEVEN S4, excellent, dual purpose street/SVRA logbook, choice of 1600, Xflow engines, $12,500 or 50s British trade. 856+468-4309. NJ 74 EUROPA JPS, big valve, less than 2,000 worldwide, white with tan Connolly leather, red Wilton, Konis, adj susp, 150+hp, 5-speed, tuned, headers, gold trim, low miles, lots of extras, over $20,000 invested, $10,000 take best offer over. 256845-2402. AL M.G. 32 MG J2, excellent condition, 3 owners since new, runs and drives excellent, $32,000. Paul Lane, 203-243-1984. CT 34 MG PA, very nice older restoration, runs and drives well, $25,000. Paul Lane, 203377-6745. CT 36 MG TA, a 98 plus point car, it is hard to find a nicer car anywhere, a beautiful restoration, runs great, $35,000 OBO. 513-2354843. OH 45 TC-0254, third MG TC built, needs restoration, $12,000. 650-348-8269. CA 47 MG TC ROADSTER, British racing green, tan leather interior, outstanding Mike Goodman restoration, over $30,000 spent, documented and photographed, $28,900. 949-650-4718. CA 48 MG TC, cream paint, biscuit leather, total restoration, 3,000 miles, many extras, photos by e-mail, call for details, $27,000. 813752-0665. FL 49 MG TC, rh drive, 19" wire wheels, classic yellow with black interior, magnificent condition, current state inspection, $22,000 OBO. Mr Bloom, 610-667-5198. PA 51 MG TD, black w/biscuit top and interior, frame-off restoration, all documentation, showroom condition, wins trophy at every show, one of a kind, $23,500 OBO. 203-266-5069 eves. CT 52 MG TD, ivory with red interior, complete body-off restoration, the best you will find, $18,950. 402-697-3569. NE 53 MG TD, cream tan top, green interior, frame-off restoration, rack stored, excellent car, $19,500. 330-769-2245. OH 55 MG TF, Frame-off show restoration, all receipts and pictures, over 30K invested, cream with tan leather, 1500 motor, wire wheels, can be seen at www.gfsi.com $24,000. Dan, 315-7894575. NY April 55 MG TF 1500, green with tan leather, tan top and full tonneau, disc wheels, chrome rack, #2 condition, $19,950. 208765-2886. ID 56 MGA ROADSTER, dove gray/red wires, complete restoration, beautiful, $17,995. Northshore Sports Cars, 847247-0447. FAX 847-247-0446 IL 57 MGA ROADSTER, red, wire wheels, same owner last 25 years, super straight and rust-free, gorgeous, $14,500. Harry Woodnorth Automobiles, 773-227-1340. 800-797-2886.IL 58 MGA, twin cam, recent engine rebuild, rust-free body, disassembled, s/s exhaust, $15,000 OBO. 727-522-2376. FL 58 MGA, twin cam, green/black, currently fitted with Butch Gilbert push rod engine, includes with original twin cam, knockoffs, CSRG accepted, $19,500. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-6539754 CA 71 MGB/GT, 74,000 miles. Gorgeous racing green with beautiful original black interior, Weber, Monza exhaust, oil cooler, 12 volt, New Pirelli's on wire wheels. Very straight and rust free, Nardi wheel, fully sorted. Runs and drives great. Needs nothing. $5,900. 312-209-0699. IL March 76 MG MIDGET, 69,332 miles, professional paint, new interior, top, reconditioned engine, chassis, garaged, $10,000 OBO. 863-763-8961. FL April MORGAN 53 PLUS 4, flat radiator, no expense spared restoration 10 years ago by Morgan Spares, low mileage, black fenders, maroon body with black interior, excellent condition, a steal, $29,900. 518-329-3877. NY 59 PLUS 4 DHC, very rare model, 2-seater, $15,000 recent receipts (mechanical), black-silver with black interior, new top, $19,950. 208-765-2886. ID 60 PLUS 4 ROADSTER, needs work, runs, wrong motor, correct engine with car, $11,995. 636-239-6781. 314-2396781.M0 65 PLUS 4, rare 4-seat, original 38,000 miles, lhd, red, good driver, $11,000. 703256-3168. VA 91 PLUS 4, Rover engine, 5,000 miles, black with black interior, roll bar, gas powered, immaculate, $39,500. 518-329-3877. NY 98 PLUS 8, brand new car available immediately, beautiful cranberry with tan leather, AM-FM CD, many stainless steel accessories, $68,000. 540-338-2211. VA ROLLS ROYCE - 31 PI, chassis S282KR, new market convertible sedan with Damn modifications, nice tour car, new head installed some years ago, $79,500. Dennis Mitosinka's Classic Cars, 714-953-5303. CA 51 Silver Wraith drophead coupe, the only Mulliner convertible built on Silver Wraith chassis, one of two 2-passenger convertible, $195,000 trades considered. Vintage Sarasota, 941-355-6500. FL 61 Silver Cloud II by Mulliner, left drive, factory air, 83,739 miles, very original and in excellent condition, $159,500. Motor Car Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL 64 Silver Cloud III MPW drophead, SFU253, rhd, aftermarket air, white, blue Everflex top, burgundy leather piped in navy blue, navy carpets, full walnut spares kit, all tools, cover, service manuals, handbooks, RROC touring history, new sills, quarter panels & paint in '98, superior example, $65,000. Herb Greenblatt, 561-7753636. FL 69 CORNICHE CONVERTIBLE, silver sand with tan leather, good original CA car, a good daily driver, no rust, $25,500. Gullwing Motor Cars Inc., 718-545-0500. FAX 718-545-1308 NY 71 CORNICHE CONVERTIBLE, white/beige interior, blue canvas top, $38,500. Vintage, 941-355-6500. FL 72 CORNICHE CONVERTIBLE, white with white interior, white top, presentable driver, rhd, the cheapest Corniche around, $18,750. Gullwing Motor Cars Inc., 718545-0500. FAX 718-545-3308 NY 75 CORNICHE COUPE, beautiful and excellent CA example, no rust, damage or problems, a turnkey, ready to diver and enjoy Rolls, the Corniche coupes are very rare, hard to find and sure to become a valuable collectible, $24,500. California Dream Cars, 818-718-9654. CA 77 Corniche Series II convertible, pewter with a navy top and navy leather interior, fully equipped, extremely nice condition, good history, in CA for many years, $42,500 Sports Car Market financing available. Charles S Crail Automobiles, 805-568-1934. FAX 805-5681533 CA TRIUMPH 49 2000 ROADSTER, classic tourer with rumble seat, runs, complete but needs work, $6,500 OBO. 415-461-6059. CA 55 TR-2, Black/red trim/black, 4-speed. Standard wheels, total professional nuts and bolt, body-off the frame restoration just completed to concours winning standards. Absolutely the finest sidescreen TR currently available. Spectacular. $26,500. Kurt Tanner Restoration, 909626-8092. CA March 59 TR3, red, black interior, wire wheels, restored, show condition, extra equipment, 86,000 miles, no rust ever, drive the best, $17,900. 540-943-5387. VA 60 TR3, white/white, very clean original, exceptionally well maintained, $12,500. 904-334-2405. FL 61 TR3A, red, black, solid wheels, needs restoration finished, $5,000 worldwide shipping. Steve's British Connection, 630553-9023. FAX 815-786-3372 IL 62 TR3B ROADSTER, blue/blue, original, 90,000 miles, second owner, $17,000. 816-836-4500. 816-229-6500.M0 63 TR4 ROADSTER, green, black, original 60,000 miles, one owner, $9,000. 816836-4500. 816-229-6500.M0 64 TR4, 56K actual miles, beautiful original interior, AZ car, no rust, hardtop, wire wheels, drives like a dream, independent inspection report available, $12,500. 520882-7001. AZ 67 TR4A IRS, solid southern car, 25th from the last one produced, all new interior, tires, paint, original color navy blue, saddle tan interior, excellent running and driving, $9,500 shipping available. 770345-5399. GA 68 TR250, fresh, fully restored drivetrain, older cosmetics but great looking driver, $6,950. Hyman Ltd„ 314-524-6000. MO 69 TR6, white with tan interior, overdrive, excellent condition, drives perfectly, 511,995. 636-239-6781. 314-2396781.M0 70 TR6, wire wheels, good white paint, perfect body, fair interior and top, rebuilt motor, CA car, $4,500. 530-893-1633. FAX 530-893-0669 CA 71 STAG, rebuilt V8, 4-speed, new wire wheels, paint, chrome, wood dash, top and more, CA car, $10,800. 818-785-0624. CA 72 TR6, well restored, never rusty, many upgrades, red/black, tonneau, receipts, $9,900. PA Motor Sport, 610-666-1966. FAX 610-666-9942 PA LITERATURE Manuals & Books for all English cars & Bikes: Service manuals, Parts manuals, Owners manuals, History Books; see www.books4cars.com 248-357-4750. 888-380-9277 toll free. MI April XX WANTED - MGA ROADSTER, 1500-1600, Drivable, close to original as possible, will pay top dollar for right MGA. James, 217-4291675 message. IL March•

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otobili A Wingrove Replica Object: Gerald Wingrove's model of a 1913 Mercer Raceabout Auction: Brooks UK, Olympia, London Date: December 6, 1999 Pre-sale estimate: $819-982 Sale price: $4,142 (including commission) Ilt youth. He, with painstaking detail, makes each and every component by hand, including the tires, minutely detailed gauges and spokes for the wheels. The results are spectacular, miniaturized versions of cars that are available to most of us only in our fantasies. eferring to one of Gerald Wingrove's miniature automotive replicas as a model is somewhat of a misnomer. They bear absolutely no resemblance to the models we mortals may have attempted to build in our Wingrove starts the process by collecting data from the actual vehicle he will be recreating. Detailed dimensions and photographs are the basis for complete sets of plans, which early in his career were drafted by hand, but now are created by his wife Phyllis on their computer. 1.1111  MARCH Forza Amelia March 12-17, 2000 Pre-1974 sports, racing or GT cars, any Ferrari, any V12 Contact: Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/645-6069; www.vintage rallies.com APRIL CopperState 1000 April 1-5, 2000 Pre-'70s sports and GT cars Contact: Rick Mahrle, 602/2564444 (AZ) Contact: Martin Swig, 415/2922700 (CA) MAY Nevada Open Road Challenge May 18-21, 2000 Nevada Highway 318 Contact: Gary Patterson, 702/ 631-6166 (NV) New England 1000 (2000 for the Millennium) March, 2000  California Mille April 30-May 4, 2000 1957 vintage or older and American cars of the same era May 21-26, 2000 Pre-1974 sports, racing or GT cars. Contact: Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/645-6069; www.vintage rallies.com Mille Miglia 2000 May 25-28, 2000 Contact: Comitato Organizzatore, 011-39-30-280036; fax 011-3930-48093 (ITALY) JUNE La Carrera Nevada June 7-10, 2000 Historically correct production cars, foreign or domestic built, 1954 or before. Contact: Martin Swig, 415/2922700 (CA) 2000 BMW Seattle Classic Motorcar Rally June 8-11, 2000 Contact: Doug Breithaupt, 206/ 323-0624 (WA) JULY La Carrera Classica July 20-22, 2000 Ensenada, Baja CA, Mexico Contact: R. Kelley Gibbs, 510/ 654-2790 (CA); amocdb6@aol.com Wooden "bucks," similar to those that were used for the creation of the original vehicle, are constructed to make it possible to form sheets of .016-inch copper into flowing fenders. Construction of a radiator grille may require as many as 50 pieces of .006-inch-thick nickel silver. One of Wingrove's earliest admirers and clients was Lord Montagu of Beaulieu who commissioned a number of 1:20-scale models with "curb side" detail. That is, they did not include full engine and chassis detail common with the larger, fully detailed, 1:15-scale models Wingrove now specializes in. A selection of 21 of Wingrove's 1:20-scale models were made available by Lord Montagu's National Motor Museum for Brooks' December 6th London Auction. They all had a pre-sale estimate of $819-982 (500600) but the final hammer price was at least double that for even the least sought after. The first offered was a 1913 Series 35J Mercer Raceabout, originally designed by Finlay R. Porter, that was painted in traditional bright yellow livery and was complete with a highly detailed brass spotlight and monocle steering wheel-mounted windshield. The desirability of the Raceabout has been enhanced by Barney Oldfield's racing exploits and the opportunity to obtain one of Wingrove's miniaturized versions of this famous marque would be difficult to resist. Wingrove's miniature cars have to be considered objets d'art rather than models and just to be able to bid on one is rare, as most are made for museums and private collectors. Even at a hammer price of four times the high estimate, I'm sure there was no buyer's remorse here.—Carl Bomstead • Vintage Rally CALENDAR AUGUST Northwest Classic Rally August 10-13, 2000 1968 and earlier sports cars Contact: Jim Gunther, 503/6988090 or 503/382-4503 (OR) SEPTEMBER Colorado Grand September 11-16, 2000 Beaver Creek, Colorado Contact: Leslie Mangan, 970/ 926-7810 (CO) Silver State Classic Challenge September 14-17, 2000 Nevada Highway 318 Contact: Gary Patterson, 702/ 631-6166 (NV) The Cannonball Baker Classic September 15-22, 2000 From New York to San Francisco, open to any car built in 1971 or earlier Contact: Martin Swig, 4 15/2922701 (CA) OCTOBER Forza Mille V12 October 1-6, 2000 Any Ferrari, any V12 Contact: Rich and Jean Taylor, 65 800/645-6069;  rallies.com www.vintage NOVEMBER Contact: Martin Swig, 415/2922700 (CA) Texas 2000 November 12-17, 2000 Pre-1974 sports, racing or GT cars Contact: Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/645-6069;  rallies.com JANUARY 2001 New Years Day "anti-football" Run January 1, 2001 All cars over 25 years old Contact: Martin Swig, 415/2922700 (CA)• www.vintage California "Mini" Mille November 2-5, 2000 Cars built before 1972

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PORSCHE * MERCEDES-BENZ * BMW UND ANDERE GERMAN CAR aka0.7 tad itArweeer Chassis number: 82186 T Market Review Buyer's Guide 1956 Porsche 356A Speedster he first car to carry Ferdinand Porsche's name was the 356. With aluminum fastback coachwork, pressed-steel chassis and the engine behind the rear axle, manufacture began late in 1948 and the 356 made its debut at the 1949 Geneva Show. Its power came from a 40 bhp, 1086cc engine mated to a four-speed gearbox, with independent torsion bar/trailing-arm suspension and drum brakes all round. Fuel economy due to good aerodynamics and low weight was excellent. In 1951 1290cc and 1488cc engines were introduced. The following year came an all-synchromesh gearbox and one-piece windscreen. By 1954, however, Porsche sales in the USA were suffering from the onslaught of MG, Austin-Healey and Triumph, whose cars provided as much exhilaration for a lot less money. It was thus that coachbuilder Reutter penned a minimal shell based on the convertible 356 with low wrap-around windscreen, reduced frontal area and height, removable sidescreens, a lightweight top and more basic interior. Selling at a competitive $2,995 and available with 55 or 70 bhp 1488cc engine, the 100110 mph Speedster proved popular on road and track. Weighing 150 lb. less than a standard 356, it was also quicker. The 1957 Speedster pictured here has recently come back to Europe from the United States where it has resided from new, with a well-known Hollywood actor, one of its long-term owners. Finished in white, with a black top and a brown and beige interior, this highly original Speedster has a little less than 80,000 miles indicated on the odometer. The car is fitted with such desirable original items as Rudge knock-off wheels, stone guards over the headlights and a Bendix radio. It is understood that the car has never been subject to extensive restoration work, and as such its original condition can only be described as superb. This very original 356A Speedster sold for $66,000 at the Coys of Kensington Auction, 22  November 1999, London, England. This result Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Engine #  Club  Warren, MI 48092 Web site  Not only were Speedsters built especially for the American market, 66  they were a hard sale anywhere else. Who else in the fifties but Americans could afford such expensive toys? And Speedsters, unlike coupe and cabriolet models, were more toys than cars. The top was more sun umbrella than weather protection, the side curtains were hopeless in any kind of rain and the seats beautiful to look at but bereft of padding. Speedsters were great for carefree days in sunny Southern California, but in Europe, owners demanded the sober 356 coupe and cabriolet virtues of comfortable, all weather, sporting transport. This sale suggests that Europeans may have discovered the Speedster magic, rather than shunning these Spartan toys. Of course, for the most part, today all 356s are sunny day cars (save for those owned by the diminishing group of the truly devoted who drive their 356s in all types ofweather). Once you decide to drive only in ideal conditions, what can make a bolder statement than the impossibly low profile of the Speedster? In spite of being made in rather large quantities (4,243 built), this is still the high-dollar body style of the 356 range; an ironic example of form over function. 1954-1959 4,243 $2,995 $40,000-60,000 $175 $12 On rear-most portion of engine block, below generator and above crankshaft pulley Chassis #  of tire and in front of fuel tank Alternatives to consider  In front compartment, just aft 356 Registry, 27244 Ryan Rd., www.356registry.org Jaguar XK 120, Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider, Mercedes-Benz 190 SL roadster, 1958 Corvette roadster tells a tale of the value of originality and the rarity and growing demand for Speedsters in Europe. This particular car was prized both for its unusual options and originality. The Rudge knockoff wheels add about $10,000 and the period flat Nardi steering wheel adds up to $2,000. We'll overlook the fact that the radio improperly punctures the dash; an under-dash bracket would be both more correct and more sanitary. The celebrity ownership never hurts, though this one is rather vague. Original cars, well-optioned and with a decent provenance can bring good prices, especially when presented to an appreciative crowd with money in their pockets. This car, bought at a price 10% above the high value given for Speedsters in the SCM Price Guide, despite not being a #1 concours car, reaffirms that when it comes to Speed- sters, emotion matters. This car looked right, had the right history, and made a price that doesn't seem unreasonable at all.—Jim Schrager • (Photo and data courtesty of auction company) Sports Car Market

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by Jim' Schrager Carrera RS: How Much Better? ear Mr. Schrager: You recently wrote what a great car the 1973 911 Carrera RS is, and how they are worth about $50K But I understand that the RS is very similar to the 1972-73 911S. I believe the RS hasjust 20 more horsepower than the 2.4 S. Somehow, this doesn't seem like such a big deal to me. Given that you can find a very nice 2.4 S for about $25,000, how can 20 horsepower be worth another $25,000? As a person looking for value, isn't a very good S the far better deal? I would appreciate a straightforward response, not the hopeless puffery that most of the marque magazines and club books offer. —A.J., Tulsa, OK 1:1 Dear A.J.: On the surface, it does seem that the Carrera RS is overvalued and/or the stock 2.4 S quite a bargain. But having owned both and driven them head-to-head on many occasions, there is a dramatic difference in the way the cars perform. It's all related to how the numbers we see relate to the performance we feel. First, a look at the torque and horsepower, along with the rpm at which the peak readings are produced: '72-73 911S  Horsepower (DIN)  '73 Carrera RS 190 @ 6,500 rpm 210 @ 6,300 rpm Torque (Newton Meters) 216 @ 5,200 rpm 255 @ 5,100 rpm than the S for regular road use. The lower-horsepower E is also faster than the S in the benchmark 0-60 mph test. This is because the S trades low-end torque for power high in the rpm range. In the S, at about 3,500 rpm you can begin to feel the torque, but the real screaming begins at 5,000 and runs right to the redline at 7,300. This is handy for high-speed runs on the Autobahn, but not much good when plugging around town. The E, on the other hand, doesn't pull as strong at high rpm, but runs more in the power band in a 0-60 test. The S wins the 0-100 mph test, when you use its giant top end. But back to the RS. The value equation between an S and an RS is about more than just power curves. The Carrera is a combination street/ race car that was built in very limited numbers (1,580) for just a single year (1973). One thousand to 3,000 S cars were built each year for seven years (1967 to 1973). Further, the RS has a host of unique features which no early S had, including front and rear aerodynamic aids, larger rear wheel flares, larger rear wheels and tires, special lightweight body panels, special aluminum suspension pieces, and so on. So due to both rarity and performance, the RS justifies its higher value. Which is the better deal right now? They are both in big demand and we are seeing strong prices all around the world for both early S cars and the RS. With a mint early S, you'll be the envy of most everyone at your local Porsche Club meetings. With a mint RS, you can play that same role on a national scale. Is an RS worth $25,000 more than an S? The market, which votes with its wallet, says yes. If you can afford it, an RS will provide a near-ultimate Porsche experience. However, if the standard S is what fits your budget, buy a great one and enjoy it. You'll never lose money on it if you keep it properly maintained, and you'll have a great time as well. • Don't even think about it without copy of i/sed 911 Story Buying a used 911? A Carrera RS is more than just a sticker kit and a front spoiler On paper, the Carrera RS provides 39 more Newton Meters, or 18%, more torque than the S. In real life, it seems like much, much more. Driving an RS is a shockingly different experience than an S. I liken a good RS to driving a V8 Corvette. It has torque right when you step off from idle, all the way up to redline. Even though it has all the top-end of an S, the tremendous low-end response really transforms the car. The RS has been called the greatest 911 ever built. It takes a drive to see why. Here's another example of how torque affects drivability. Recall the period road tests where the T, E and S models were run against each other, and how journalists preferred the lower horsepower T or E rather March, 2000  Porsche's own "Christophorous" magazine wrote: "It would be foolish to buy any pre-owned Porsche without this aid." "Sports Car Market" magazine's Jim Schrager wrote: "This is the most useful, accurate and important single book published on buying a used 911. It is absolutely a must if you really want to know about these cars." The Used 977 Story details what you need to know about all 911 models from 1965 to 1998. The author, Peter Zimmerman, has over 30 years of hands-on experience and presents a wealth of knowledge that can only come from actual exposure to 911s and their problems. Phone orders at 310-450-7414 8 AM - 5 PM PDT; or fax to 310-396-3042. Cost including first-class shipping in USA is $29.95 (add tax in CA). VISA, MC, NOVUS, AMEX accepted. 67

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por wagen zu Verkau en Photos SELL CARS! Mini-Photo with classified ad, only $210 per month! INCLUDES INTERNET POSTING! Regularclassifieclonly$1 5permonth. Parts/PartsWanted Ads FREEfor pvt.party subscribers! BMW 38 328 Mille Miglia roadster, one of four original cars known, same owner for 20 years, restored for racing, raced all over the world, $500,000 firm. Bill Jacobs Jr., 815725-7110. 312-480-6000.IL 58 600, rare sunroof model, light restoration of a rust-free, low miles, black plate CA car, runs great, $7,950 trades. 415-822-2740. CA 72 2002T11, Fjore blue with blue, sunroof, a/c, 4-speed, BBS rims full records & books from new, fantastic CA car, $9,950. Stephen Serio, 617-783-1800. MA 76 2002, 4-speed, a/c, white w/blue interior, no rust, nice, engine rebuild, $4,000. 913262-9109 days. 816-587-8076 eves. MO 81 MI, henna red, black interior, 26K miles, all releases, just serviced, $72,500. Ooley & Blackburn, 317-575-8686. IN 85 635CS1, Dk-Gray, 5-speed, 202K miles, power options, runs well, very light rust, good 20-ft. car, excellent driver or good project car, $4,500 must sell. FAX 906-226-7222 MI April MERCEDES BENZ - 53 300 4-DOOR CABRIOLET, stunning, correctly restored example of this elegant, hand-built classic, ivory, black top, red interior, priced at less than restoration cost, $64,500 OBO. 914-666-2747. FAX 914241-7895 NY 54 300SL GULLWING, red/gray, 62,000 original miles, documented history, matching numbers, original paint and leather, can be driven regularly or shown, $195,000. Motor Classic, 914-997-9133. FAX 914997-9136 NY 55 300S ROADSTER, 85K km, beige, red leather, stored for last 30 years, $120,000. 850-477-7388. FL 56 190SL, grey, new black leather interior, black canvas top, drives well, $21,500 will trade. Vintage Sarasota, 941-355-6500. FL 56 300SC CABRIOLET, ivory w/chocolate brown leather interior, completely restored, beautiful condition, $315,000. 510758-0931. CA 56 300SL GULLWING, red, Rudge, belly pans, restored, $199,000. Showroom, 408279-0944. CA 57 300SL GULLWING, (198.04075 00015, 198.980-6500318, A198.0406500322), two owners, 65K miles, repainted once, excellent original interior, the car is in good running condition, never restored or messed with, $165,000 OBO. 323-654-8788. CA 57 300SL ROADSTER, one of the earliest built, body-off restoration 10 years ago, little use, collector owned, beautiful driver, red with black leather, $145,000. 619-5182469. CA 53 220 CAB A, complete restoration, red w/tan leather interior and top, beautiful wood, engine & transmission overhauled, shift mechanism rebuilt, factory fitted luggage, radio, heater, all lights work, no sag in doors, radial whitewall 215/75x15 special tires, greatroad car, has been driven in 1,000 mi rally, also Concours winner, own the best, $69,500. J. Fitz, 530-245-2107 office. 530-243-4110 home. CA 60 190SL, new red Glassurit paint and cream MB tex, new tan soft top, clock, 3rd seat, w/whites, Blaupunlct, rare cowl handhold, cream hrdtp, chrome newly redone, drives well, $22,000. 410-833-6318. MD 60 SE CABRIOLET, excellent mechanical condition, black exterior, needs top & interior work, interesting history, $16,000 firm. P. Bernholz, 212-755-3987 office. 212-7536240 eves, EST. FAX 212-755-3987 NY 62 190SL HARDTOP, silver/palomino, every record since new, older restoration, no rust, great driver, $25,800. Nort Northam, 407-647-1911. FL 63 190SL, stunning car, finished in onyx black with tan hides, wide white tires, extensive restoration, $28,950. Hyman Ltd, 314-524-6000. FAX 314-524-0340 MO 64 300SE CAB, burgundy, new tan leather, orig factory a/c, nice $35,500 trades considered. Vintage Sarasota, 941-355-6500. FL 65 300SE CONVERTIBLE, stunning, restored example of this elegant classic, forest green, tan top, black interior, invested over 50K, $34,500 OBO. 914-666-3747. FAX 914-214-7895 NY 72 350 SL 4.5 L, dark blue, recent repaint, both tops, small bumpers, no rust, nice weekend driver, needs nothing to be just that. $15,000. 847-788-9133. IL March GruppezB, •• BMW & German Auto Locate/Broker Services WHOLESALE-DIRECT Great Lakes Auto & Tire Sales Now ON-LINE: www.gruppeb.com P.O. Box 301, PENINSULA, OHIO 44264 PHONE/FA X: (330) 659-3301 gruppeb @ raex.com 68  79 450SL, silver with black soft top, 140K miles, runs like new. Garaged and ready for Spring. $10,000. 609-4657638. NJ April PORSCHE 51 CABRIOLET, #10105, engine #30023 complete, needs restoration, $29,500. Alan, 860-496-7633. CT 58 S90, black, black, restored show winner, runs, looks and drives beautifully, $44,500. 561-746-0608. FL 59 356A CABRIOLET, 1600 Super, Kardex original floors, extremely nice driver, overrider bumpers, silver, new red interior, new black cloth top, $34,900. 949650-4718. CA 60 B ROADSTER, black/tan, chrome wheels, excellent condition, $39,500 trades considered. Vintage Sarasota, 941-3556500. FL 61 356B CABRIOLET, black w/tan interior and soft top, restored, bare metal paint, new carpets, interior and soft top, 5 new chrome wheels, 90 hp motor, excellent cosmetic and mechanical condition, orig floors, $40,000. Rocky Santiago, 405-843-6117. 0K 61 KARMANN HARDTOP, roller, little rust, straight body, cabriolet soft top spot welded on, 5 motors, 3 trans, European headlights, floors, wheels, lots of parts, $11,500. 716-964-2926. NY 62 356B, twin grille roadster, rare, only 250 produced, red, black interior , "S", solid car no rust, restored in '95, mechanically perfect, $48,500. 770-804-1554. GA 63 356 CABRIOLET, Super 90 with original engine, superb condition, Bali blue , flawless interior, black cloth top, $44,000. 949-650-4718. CA 64 356C COUPE, CA black plate, orig floors, ivory/red, new correct German carpets & leather seats, outstanding car, $21,900. 949-650-4718. CA 64 356S CABRIOLET, excellent history, documented restoration, numbers match, very nice throughout, $34,900. PA Motor Sport, 610-666-1966. FAX 610-666-9422 PA 67 911S COUPE, polo red, black leather, VIN 305136S, show restoration, matching #s, $21,900. 714-744-1398. FAX 714744-1397 CA 68 912 COUPE, original CA car, new paint, interior, rebuilt engine, trans, new clutch, brakes, $7,500. 877-356-4930 SFbay area. CA 69 911E SUNROOF COUPE, original CA car, new paint, interior, rebuilt engine, trans, no rust ever, #s match, alloys, $16,000. 877356-4930 SF bay are. CA 70 914/6, red/black, #89221, highly modified car less engine, includes original transmission with side shifter conversion, project needs completion, 1 of a kind car, $5,900. PAR, 914-637-8800. NY 79 930 TURBO, VIN# 9309800642, Red/ tan, 110K miles, outstanding paint, dentfree, options include sunroof, power windows and mirrors, air conditioning (that actually blows cold air!), full leather interior, rear window wiper and limited slip differential, 4-owner car with service records & receipts going back to purchase date, upgraded engine including turbo, intercooler, Ruf clutch & exhaust, 17 inch Kinesis Supercups, upgraded struts & torsion bars, Raceware head studs & Carrera chain tensioners, $30,000. Rob, 949-443-2233. CA April 91 911 CARRERA 4,29,000 miles, triple black, Alpine CD, phone, extras, 2nd owner, $42,500. 914-878-6078. 212-7696925.NY April Rare Porsche cars. www.elevenparts.com . CH April PORSCHES 959s, Guards red w/performance package (515hp), blue, 6000Iun, black, 13000km, three silver cars, GT-1, street and prototype. Also XJ220's and others. Email: violin959@earthlink.net Bryan Milazzo, 603-229-1650 or email. NH March LITERATURE Manuals & Books for Mercedes, BMW, Porsche, Audi, VW, NSU, & Others: Service Manuals, Parts Manuals, Owners Manuals, History Books; see www.books4cars.com , 248-357-4750. 888-380-9277 toll free. MI April PARTS BMW 507 parts for sale and wanted. Handbooks, shop manuals, photos etc. Charles S. Crail Automobiles. (805) 5681934 or fax (805) 568-1533. • ATTENTION, BMW 507 OWNERS Now compiling information for upcoming book on the BMW 507. Author needs photos—factory, period and racing, literature, club information, any current owners. Suggestions welcome. Please contact Charles Crail. Phone (805) 568-1934 Fax (805) 568-1533. Sports Car Market

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Resource DIRECTORY AUCTION COMPANIES – Blackhawk Collection/"The Auction." 925/736-3444, fax 925/ 736-4375. 3600 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville, CA 94506-3600. Barrett-Jackson Auction. 602/ 273-0791, fax 602/244-1538, 5530 E. Washington, Phoenix, AZ 85034. e-mail: info@barrett-jackson.com. Brooks USA. 415/391-4000, fax 415/391-4040. 500 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA 94102. England: 44-171-228-8000, fax 44-171585-0830. Christie's. 310/385-2699, fax 310/385-0246 360 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. www. christies.com . Coys of Kensington. 44-171584-7444, fax 44-171-584-2733. 2-4 Queen's Gate Mews, London, England SW7 5QJ. Dana Mecum Auction Company. 815/568-8888, fax 815/ 568-6615. P.O. Box 422, Marengo, IL 60152. Dan Kruse Classic Car Productions. 210/495-4777. 11202 Disco Dr., San Antonio, TX 78216. Kruse International. 800/968- 4444, fax 219/925-5467. P.O. Box 190, Auburn, IN 46706. Kensington Motor Group Inc. 516/537-1868, fax 516/537-2641. PO Box 2277, Sag Harbor, NY 11963 KenMotor@aol.com Monterey Classic Car Auction. 800/211-4371. P.O. Box 1889, 601 Capitol Ave., Vallejo, CA 94590. Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions. 760/320-3290, fax 760/ 323-7031. 602 East Sunny Dunes Rd., Palm Springs, CA 92264.www. classic-carauction.com P.M Classic Car Auctions. 519/ 352-4575, fax 519/351-1337. 825 Park Ave. West, Chatham, Ontario, Canada N7M 5J6. Silver Auctions. 800/255- 4485. 2020 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205. silver@spokane.net , www.silverauctions.com Spectrum Auction Company. 818/225-8828. 760/323-1057, 805/ 966-6940, fax 818/225-8848. 23291 Ventura Boulevard, Woodland Hills, CA 91364.www.spectrum auctions.com APPRAISALS Steve Cram's Automobile Appraisal Service. 415/567-1087, fax 415/567-1245. In business for 29 years, licensed, totally independent one-man operation. Work accepted by Lloyds of London, Midlands and all U.S. banks and insurance carriers. No charge for phone consultations. (CA) 70  Dave Brownell's Vintage Auto Appraisals. Phone/fax 802/6324719. 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:savage1951 @aol.com West Coast Auto Appraisals. 310/827-8400, 310/753-2166. Southern California based auto appraiser. Licensed member of IAAA, expert witness, experienced with IRS, tax evaluations, dissolutions of estates and marriages, accepted by banks and insurance companies nationwide. Free phone advice. 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. (CT) Cosmopolitan Motors. 206/ 467-6531, fax 206/267-6532. Full auto appraisal service. 2030 8th Ave., Seattle, WA 98121. USAppraisal. 703/759-9100. 25 years experience with collector automobiles, available nationwide. Call or visit our web site. David H. Kinney, ASA (Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers). e-mail:dhkinney@ usappraisal.com, web: www.us appraisal.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. baba@ sfgate.com, www.bestyellow.com/ classic/index.htm European Appraisal Service. ++4113721785, fax ++41137153 68. 20 years experience in sport cars appraisals. Specialized in Porsche and other post-war cars. Restoration inspections and professional condition reports. Support in shipping, custom, banking. Speaking 4 languages. Elevenparts AG, Box 107, 8046 Zurich, Switzerland. Marinello@elevenparts.com Auto Appraisal Group. 800/848- 2886. Serving 33 states, valuation, insurance, divorce, trusts, estates, charitable, gifts, diminished value, pre-purchase inspections, expert witness.www.autoappraisal.com, em a i la ag@aut o appra i sa 1.com . "Not just one man's opinion." 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 & EPA, air/ocean, loading & unloading of containers. Contact Martin Button, (CA) Email:www.info@ cosdel.com, web site http://www.cosdel.com . Passport Transport. 800/325- 4267, fax 314/878-7295 Classic and specialty cars delivered anywhere in the USA. Special event services, including Pebble Beach, Monterey Historics, Barrett-Jackson, Chicago Historics, etc. 26 years of experience, insured, dependable. (MO). 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. Stateof-the-art satellite transport tracking. Complete service for vintage races, auctions, relocation moves. www.intercitylines.com (MA) 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) AUTOMOBILIA Spyder Enterprises: 516/367- 1616, fax 516/367-3260. Authentic vintage posters and memorabilia (1950-60s). Safety accessories: HaIon fire extinguishers; patented lead-alloy knock-off hammers; Ferrari tool kits. Free 30 page list (SASE + $1 postage) RFD 1682, Syosset, NY 11791. BUY/SELL/GENERAL Cosmopolitan Motors. 206/ 467-6531, fax 206/267-6532. 2030 8th Ave., Seattle, WA 98121. European and American exotic cars. We covet the rare and unusual, whether pedigreed or proletarian. Fantasy Junction. 510/653- 7555, fax 510/653-9754 Large selection of exotic street & race cars. 1145 Park Ave., Emeryville, CA. 94608. Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars. Mark Hyman, 314/524-6000 fax 314/524-0340. Specializing in buying and selling European sports cars. Over 80 in stock. We buy single cars or complete collections, any condition, any location. Quick action. Call today for the straight scoop on the market. (MO) Grand Prix Classics. 619/459- 3500, fax 619/459-3512. Specialize in the buying and selling of historic sports cars and racing cars. Automotive books, videos, art library. 7456 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037 Oldtimer Garage. 41-31-819 00 00, fax 41-31-819 51 91. Gurbestrasse 3, CH-3125, Toffen, Bern, Switzerland. www.oldtimer garage.com COLLECTOR CAR INSURANCE Hagerty Classic Auto Insurance. 800/922-4050. No-hassle coverage for your collector car. Plans tailored for your needs. Extremely cost effective. Chase & Heckman, Inc. 215/ 248-4445 or 215/836-1274. Special insurance for special cars. No restrictions—subject to your annual mileage. COLLECTOR CAR FINANCING J.J. Best & Company. 1-800USA-1965, fax 508/945-6006. The largest national leader on Antique, Classic, Exotic, Rod and Sports Cars with rates starting at 8.49% 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. jjbest@capecod.net COLLECTOR CAR LEASING 0071, Established in 1983, Putnam Leasing is the nations preeminent leasing company of classic, exotic and luxury automobiles. Our key to success is offering our clients professional service with integrity. We create tailor-made programs that will exceed your expectations to lease the legends. RESOURCE DIRECTORY Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. List your business, product or service here. Five lines, only $240 per year. Call 503/2610555 for information. RESTORATION/GENERAL Guy's Interior Restorations. 503/224-8657, fax 503/223-6953. Award-winning interior restoration. Leather dyeing and color matching. 431 NW 9th, Portland, OR 97209. Creative Workshop. 954/9203303. 118 NW Hill St., Dania, FL Sports Car Market Putnam Leasing. 800/278fax 203/629-1937.

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33004. 1st Place Results. Antique, exotic and vintage race car restorations our specialty! Quality at realistic rates. Over 25 years experience. No job too small. Brochure available. VINTAGE EVENTS Cannonball Baker Classic. Contact East: Brock Yates (716) 495-6200, fax (716) 495-6286. West: Martin Swig (415) 292-2701, fax (415) 292-2790. New York City to San Francisco, California. September 15 to September 22, 2000. Cannonball Classic Sea-To-ShiningSea Memorial Trophy Dash, 500 miles per day on "Blue" highways. Untimed. Hosted overnight stops. Alfa Ricambi. 818/956-7933, fax 818/956-5160. Comprehensive supply of parts that puts authorized dealers to shame! To maintain and restore your Alfa, vintage or current. 6644 San Fernando Rd., Glendale, CA 91201. ALFA ROMEO Parts Jon Norman's Alfa Parts. 510/ 525-9435, fax 510/524-3636. Large selection of parts from 1900 series to Milano. Efficient, personal service. 1221 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710. International Auto Parts. 800/788-4435, 804/973-0555, fax 804/973-2368. Huge computerized inventory of Alfa/Fiat/Lancia parts, 1956 to present. Excellent, knowledgeable service. Fast! 68page catalog. Route 29 North, PO 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. Giuliettas/Giulias. Al Leake, 800/HOT SHOE, fax 831/3382031. Race-proven competition suspensions. Reproduction fiberglass hoods, trunks, doors, front-end and rear-end clips, reproduction fiberglass Veloce cold air boxes, etc. Many parts cars Giulietta/Giulia being disassembled. Complete restored vintage racers and street cars. (CA) The DiFafta Brothers, LTD. 800/ 638-7656. Info, 410/426-7524, fax 410/426-8194. 5928 Belair Rd., Baltimore, MD 21206. Largest importer of Alfa, Fiat & Lancia parts on the east coast. Decades of experience— we know these cars, and we know the right parts. VISA/MC. Orders, http:/ www.difatta.com . Re-Originals. 281/807-1945, fax 281/807-1946 THE U.S. Source for Original Upholstery Materials, Original Rubber Mats & Gaskets, and Original, New European Taillights, Repairs / Restoration Britalia, Ltd. 510/548-0240, 2210 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA. 94702. We are SPICA and Bosch fuel-injection specialists with 25 years experience servicing Alfa Romeo. We are also intimate with many Maseratis. Headlights, Grilles and Door Panels for Most Italian Cars ('47- 178). Additional Distributors Wanted. (TX) zine for British car enthusiasts. Classic profiles, historical articles, club events, technical information, restoration advice. One year (six issues) is $22.95. Sports and Vintage Cars, Inc. Repairs / Restorations / Race Nasko's Imports. 503/771- 1472, 5409 SE Francis, Portland, OR 97206. Oregon's oldest and most respected Alfa repair and performance tuning facility. Milano spoken here! Ask about our used Alfas for sale. Fast work, fair prices. Italian Performance/GTV City. Don, 650/508-8178. 565-A Bragato Rd., San Carlos, CA. 94070. Performance modifications, service, repair & restoration for Italian automobiles. Allow us to do a restoration for you. Dan Sommers' Euro Auto Service. 503/274-0064. 1313 W. Burnside, Portland, OR 97209. More than two decades of helping Alfa, Ferrari, Maserati & Lamborghini owners keep their cars on the road while not emptying their bank accounts. Other foreign cars serviced as well. ENGLISH British Car magazine. 800/ 520-8292. The American maga- J.J. FINANCIERS OF FINE CLASSIC AUTOMOBILES BEST,Co. CLASSIC CAR FINANCING 8.49%* 4-12 YEAR TERMS APPLY NOW BY PHONE OR FAX - OPEN 6 DAYS 1-800-USA-1965 ANTIQUE • CLASSIC • EXOTIC • ROD • SPORT PURCHASE • REFINANCING • PREQUALIFY FOR AUCTION NATIONWIDE SERVICE — FREE 1 HR. LOAN APPROVAL Fax 1-508-945-6006. Visit our website at www.jjbest.com *8.49% APR fixed rate on $100,000, 10yrs with payment of $1239.32 monthly. Simple interest, no pre-payment penalty. Rates in ad subject to change with market conditions, all loans fixed rate. Corporate loans available. DEALER INQUIRIES WELCOME. March, 2000  71 ph/fax 503/254-4012, 4815 NE 97th, Portland, OR 97220. 36 years of British car repair to a very high standard. Also prep cars for vintage racing and rallying. Jags, TRs, MGs, Healeys, Morgans, Lotus and oddball orphans like Riley and Singer welcomed. Call Peter or Sue Price. 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. U.S. 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-Healey Club USA. 888/ 4AHCUSA, fax 503/528-0533. PO Box 6197, San Jose, CA 95150. Oldest national Austin-Healey club and factory club heritage. The re- Austin-Healey

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source 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 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. Rocky Santiago. 405/843Jaguar Jaguar Clubs of North America. 888/CLUBJAG, Write: JCNA, Dept. SCM, 9685 McLeod Rd., RR#2, Chilliwack, BC, CANADA V2P 6H4. Join the primary organization of Jaguar enthusiasts in US/Canada. 52 local clubs provide social and other activities. JCNA sponsors championships in concourse, rally, slalom. Members receive bi-monthly Jaguar Journal magazine. http:// www.jnca.com. MGA Route 66 Classic Restoration. 918/851-7866, fax 918/438-7866. 15300 E. Pine St. Tulsa, Oklahoma 74116. Built to order. Exterior color, interior color and material, drive-line, wheels, tires, brakes, all your choice. Order your MGA today. Offered by Mirage Motorcars LLC. Rolls-Royce / Bentley Peter Hageman, Vintage Automobiles. 206/954-1961, fax 425/287-0660. P.O. Box 554, Kirkland, WA 98033. Prewar European autos, Bentley and Rolls-Royce, specializing in vintage Bentleys. FERRARI / MASERATI / LAMBO ETC. Sales, 800/547-4455, 503/2557560. Service & Parts, 800/ 944-6483, 503/257-9655. America's oldest & most dedicated Ferrari (and Lotus) dealer. New & used exotic cars. Also, huge parts department with fast, fast service. 203 NE 122nd Ave., Portland OR 97203. Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo. Garry Roberts & Company. 949/650-2690, fax 949/650-2730. 922 Sunset Dr. Costa Mesa, CA. 92627. Specializing in sales of Ferrari & other exotics. Consignments, brokerage services, references available. Extensive computer database. Whether buying or selling, call. I constantly collect and sell all Ferraris, Maseratis & Lamborghinis. 310/274-7440, fax 310/274-9809. 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, Canada (ON) Brian D. Moore Restorations. 916/635-3559, fax 916/635-5824. 2347 Gold River Rd., Gold River, CA 95670. Specializing in restoration and reconstruction of exotic and vintage racing motorcars. Appraising service also available. Symbolic Motor Car Company. 619/454-1800, fax 619/ 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. By appointment only, please. GT Motors. 818/546-2971, fax 818/546-2812. 741 W. Broadway, Glendale, CA 91204. Sales, service and concours-winning restorations of Ferrari. Always a wide range of quality cars in stock for sale. Friendly, top notch service at reasonable rates. Always in the market to purchase interesting Ferraris in any condition. Nastasi Racing Car Corp. 718/ 706-7400, fax 718/706-8135. 2719, 44th Dr. L.I.C. NY 11101. Expert service on all exotics. Specializing in Lambo service and parts. Buy & sell used cars. Former dealer and distributor. (NY) loseph ,C. 2-roise AUTOMOBILE APPRAISAL SERVICES For The Northern California Area Post war European cars a specialty, also book collections. Please call for a free consultation on all your insurance, legal & pre-sale needs. Affordable, fast and thorough service. (415) 332-8183 72  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 thousandplus car data base to help you find a car, or verify the history of one you are looking at. (CA) Thomas Shaughnessy Consulting. 949/366-6211, fax 949/ 366-6827. Professional buyer of Ferraris, primarily '50s, '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 GERMAN Mercedes-Benz Call Alex Dearborn or Bruce Adams in Topsfield, MA. 978/8876644, fax 978/887-3889. A vintage Mercedes full service company, specializing in the 190SL. Large database of older MBs for sale. Free listing for your car. Sports Leicht Restoration, Inc. Gull Wing Group Internation- al. 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 MercedesBenz 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 $35/yr.; www.mbca.org . Tony LaBella Classic Cars. 856/ 424-1500 280SLs exclusively. 20 plus 280 SLs in stock for sale in any price range from above average drivers to show quality. Not a broker, we own all our inventory and are aggressively looking to buy top quality 280SLs. Technical and restoration advice always just a phone call away. Locations in New Jersey and Arizona. www.tony labella.com Porsche Porsche Market Letter. 888/ 928-9111, fax 760/940-9170. Send check or Visa/MC to PML/SC, PO Box 6010, Oceanside, CA 92058. Find the Porsche you've been looking for. Over 1,000 Porsches for sale in every issue. 1 year, 12 issues only $55. (Can/Mex $65, overseas www.pmletter.com 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 $25 annually. Membership information: Barbara Skirmants. $75).  PMLetter@aol.com . AMERICAN Shelby Shelby American Automobile Club. 860/364-0449, fax 860/3640769. 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, bimonthly newsletter as well as a registry. • Display Ad Index AAA Advantage Transport  26 Alfa Annual, The  Alfa Ricambi  Barrett-Jackson  British Car Magazine  Brooks Auctions  Carcoon America  Carrera Motors  Chequered Flag  Christie's Int. Motor Cars  Classic Showcase  Collector Car Insurance  Cosmopolitan Motors  Crail, Charles  Daimler-Chrysler  Euro Auto Service  Garry Roberts  Grundy Insurance  Gruppe B  GT Motors  Horseless Carriage  Intercity Lines  J.C. Taylor  77 23 79 Blackhawk, "The Auction" .... 8 Brian D. Moore  30 63 4 52 1 7 11 7 61 5 1 77 68 40, 41 23 27 47 68 J.J. Best & Co. Financing  Jon Norman's Alfa Parts  Joseph L. Troise  Kensington Motor Group  K&K Vintage Motors  26, 27 10 39 13 71 23 72 19 55 Maserati Club International  29 Mechunk Racing  MW Marketing  N.A.D.A  I Passport Transport  ProTeam Corvettes  Putnam Leasing  Re-Originals  RM Auctions  Rocky Mt. 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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  Auction Reports continued from page 57 #3285 - 1967 MORRIS MINI Station Wagon. Body by factory. S/N MAW61188517A. Odo: 3,568 miles. RHD. SCM Auction Report:tn. Scottsdale, AZ Original engine available to new owner. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $11,025. This A looked simonpure stock but was claimed to be able to whup TR6s. If you weren't fussy about authenticity and wanted a fun sports car and a bit of a sleeper this was a fine buy. #3710 - 1963 ASTON MARTIN DB4 Coupe. Body after Zagato. S/N LR1308. RHD. Dark green/black leather. Replica Zagato Yellow/gray vinyl. Upgraded to twin-carb 1275 engine. Excellent new interior better than original. Incorrect exterior color. Wood trim replaced. Sound, straight body, very good chrome. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $7,665. Sound and straight is the only way to buy a Mini, no matter what the body style. They attract rust like dogs do fleas. A clean example like this one is worth stretching for. #302 - 1970 LAND ROVER UTILITY Personnel Carrier. Body by factory. S/N 06400129A. Odo: 32,439 kms. LHD. Black/ olive drab/khaki canvas. Top: tan fabric. LHD. Metallic green/black leather. Fiberglass cracking at hood air inlets. Very good body, excellent door fit. Sunroof Few chips in paint. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $5,985. Sold at no reserve and a good buy for someone who likes their British cars a bit different. TVRs are like Morgans; as much a state of mind as a motorcar SPANISH CARS #1079 - 1920 HISPANO-SUIZA TIPO H A Touring Car. Body by Parisienne of Madrid. S/N 5415. RHD. Cream/blacldblack leather. style body by Harry Kennedy. All Aston equipment. Excellent workmanship but proportions looked overblown compared to the real thing, with fender flares and other modern additions which the original DB4 Zagatos never carried. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $22,000. Well, just what do you do with it except go out and pick street fights? It's not eligible for vintage racing, it not eligible for big-time concours, its not even correctly copied in all areas. #1060 - 1965 AC COBRA Roadster. Body by factory. S/N CSX2495. Odo: 9,505 miles. LHD. Red with white stripes/black leather. Very good appearance throughout. Painted in camouflage colors. Supplied to a left-hand drive country's military, but exactly which one is not known. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $2,000. Two grand for any kind of Land Rover is grand larceny. Not surprisingly, it didn't sell. #3623 - 1974 JAGUAR XK-E Roadster. Body by factory. S/N UE1S24930B. Odo: Top: black fabric. Small four-cylinder flathead engine. Equipped with brass lamps, car had good older repaint, very good upholstery. Front mat poor, good door fit. Not your usual imposing Hiso, this is much more in the compact mode. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $68,000. Hard to believe that this bid was refused. If any Hispano is an oddball, this is the model. Small, sedate, almost cute, but not a Classic or a Hispano in the mold of the mighty and magnificent H6 and J12 models by any means. FRENCH CARS #1091 - 1930 AMILCAR M2 Faux Cabriolet. Body by factory. S/N 28481. Top: black fabric. Side pipes and Halibrands. Interior nearly new. Weber carbs, accessory rear bumper, excellent door fit, hood fit a bit off. Appears to be completely legit car. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $160,000. It brought $170,000 high bid at "The Auction" in Las Vegas last October and covered exactly one mile (back to the trailer) since then. Just how much is it going to take to buy this one if every mile apparently drops its value by ten grand? March, 2000  14,310 miles. LHD. Maroon/biscuit leather. Top: tan fabric. Automatic, factory air. Very well presented. Excellent new paint, top. Ready for show or go. Mileage believed genuine. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $40,950. A very decent buy on a very good Jaguar It looked right, sounded right, sold right. #663 - 1975 TVR 2500M Coupe. Body by factory. S/N 3351TM. Odo: 1,219 miles. Odo: 7,770 miles. LHD. Black/beige fabric. Top: red. Some slight paint cracking, over- 73

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •  spray on tires from hasty repaint of wheels. Under fenders, chassis in gray paint. Excellent restored interior, correct lamps, good chrome. 1400cc engine better suited to Parisian boulevards than Routes Nationale. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $15,750. A good, honest example of a marque that's nearly unknown in the US. Value hard to figure but if concours events are your thing this would make a charming, economical entry after some detailing. Price seemed fair for buyer and seller #3683 - 1947 DELAHAYE 135M Convert- ible. Body by Guilliore. S/N 801339. Odo: 43,522 miles. RHD. Cream/maroon/maroon SCM Auction Report:Ig":c with aftermarket hard top. Paint, brightwork, body excellent. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $46,725. Slightly below market for such a nice car #736 - 1959 MERCEDES-BENZ 190SL Roadster. Body by factory. S/N n/a. Odo: 94,646 miles. LHD. White/beige leather. Top: tan fabric. Fresh, excellent repaint. Car -TaiirilLeg5  - --dale, AZ • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • what's a Bitter? Appeals to tiny niche market, none of whom were at the Kruse sale. ITALIAN CARS #1110 - 1912 FIAT TIPO 55 Town Car. Body by Rotschild et Fils. S/N 6071. RHD. Red/black/black leather/ red leather. Originally leather. Top: tan fabric. Fair older repaint with some chipping around doors and hood. Cotal gearbox; car ran well. Some dash knobs deteriorated. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $60,000. Obscure but handsome coachwork. The extrawide whitewalls gave car a blowzy, overstuffed look Could be used and enjoyed as-is but would benefit from further tidying. Worth more than the top bid either in the US or overseas. GERMAN CARS briolet. Body by Sindelfingen. S/N 220187013. Odo: 86,378 kms. LHD. Black/red. Top• #741 - 1952 MERCEDES-BENZ 220B Ca- had both tops. New interior correctly done. Superb chrome. Not quite a #1 car. White paint didn't look the right shade. Excellent door fit but glass rattles in driver's door when shutting. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $34,125. A fair price for a clean, well-prepared car Despite the bright white paint—which usually kills a car's appearance—this Benz had a lot of eye appeal and consequently drew appreciative money. #3705 - 1961 PORSCHE 356B Cabriolet. Body by Reutter. S/N 154582. Odo: 34,572 miles. LHD. Red/tan leather. Top: tan fabric. owned by Robert Goddard, inventor of the modern rocket. Correct brass head lamps, wrong side and tail lamps. Excellent paint, fresh restoration, runs well, beautiful passenger compartment. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $79,825. Second ownerfully restored it shortly before his death in 1998 and, according to info sheet on the car, pulled the neatest trick of the year Seems that he came back "And repainted (it) in September, 1999." Nevertheless, a beautiful, high-quality car #3704 - 1958 MASERATI 3500GT Coupe. Body by Touring. S/N AM101028. Odo: 37,178 miles. LHD. Red/tan leather. tan fabric. Well restored and presented. Excellent chrome, paint, upholstery, wood, top. Engine bay needs a bit more detailing to be #1. Dashboard painted odd shade of red. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $31,000. These cars, despite being utter slugs to drive, bring higher dollars than this on the market today. Bid was low by $ 5- 10,000. #1061 - 1956 PORSCHE 356A Speed- ster. Body by factory. S/N 82573. Odo: 43 miles. LHD. Light blue/tan leather. Top: tan fabric. From Hayashi Collection in Japan. Didn't want to run; fuel feed problems. Came 74  Excellent body, paint and interior. Top had slight soiling and sag problems. Fresh restoration as of May '99, according to info card. Driver's door needs adjustment. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $21,000. A fair bid on a good car Maybe not quite enough money in view of car 's condition, but close to right. #3677 - 1985 BITTER SC Coupe. Body by factory. S/N W09526219FSB091. LHD. Silver/dark blue leather. Sunroof, 3.9-liter Opel power, very good paint, straight body, clean interior, wood cracks in dash and console. A quite decent car. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $9,000. For sale after auction for $14,000. So, Some trim missing from windshield frame; paint, chrome, interior all #1. Fourteenth car of series produced, engine has factory sprint cams. Door fit excellent, hood fit very slightly off, car looked great generally. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $25,000. A lowball offer for a highpoint car Seller was right to refuse to let this big one get away. Sports Car Market

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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • #3684 - 1962 LANCIA FLAMINIA SS Coupe. Body by Zagato. S/N 82622320020600. LHD. Dark blue/red leather. Fair chrome. Old repaint with blisters on New interior, but patterns incorrect. Carpeting incorrect, seat belts missing. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $6,700. Looked great from 10 feet away. High bid was fair considering the car 's faults and should have been accepted AMERICAN CARS #1078 - 1902 CADILLAC PROTOTYPE Roadster. Body by factory. S/N 1-2. RHD. Natural wood, black/interior missing. The very first Cadillac and thoroughly documented as for buyer and seller on a well-prepared and presented automobile. #3711 - 1962 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. Body by factory. S/N 20867S111218. Odo: 34,164 miles. LHD. hood, some small cracks in paint and some orange peel. Fair door fit, clean interior. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $22,500. Car was for sale next day with asking price of $40,000. Vendor averred he'd take 35K Right car, wrong venue. At a Christie's or Brooks sale, might be hotly contested #1096 - 1972 DE TOMASO PANTERA coupe. Body by factory. S/N IRPNNR02710. Odo: 18,179 miles. LHD. Red/black leather. SCM Auction Report:I Scottsdale, AZ • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • such. Later engine installed; front of body and deck lid missing. Original engine goes with car. Solid rubber tires. Very primitive compared to production models. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $90,000. Historically important to GM or an avid Cadillac collector but the quarter-million price is from dreamland #3642 - 1955 FORD THUNDERBIRD Two-seat Convertible. Body by factory. S/N P5FH222361. Odo: 84,637 miles. LHD. Turquoise/turquoise/white vinyl. Good, Excellent new paint and excellent original interior. Car shows very well. Equipped with A/C, power brakes, power seat. New powder coated exhaust. Mileage appears genuine. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $30,250. A very good-looking Pantera ready to show or go. Bid was fair, should have sold SWEDISH CARS #640 - 1965 VOLVO 544 2-dr. Sedan. Body by factory. S/N 73869. Odo: 97,253 miles. LHD. White/black/white vinyl. Paint hastily applied. Overspray in engine compartment. Rot popping through at bottom of body by left-rear fender. Bumpers dented. March, 2000  straight car with good door fit. Accessory gauges neatly installed under dash. Later TBird wire wheels. Ford-O-Matic trans. Offered at no reserve. Converted to 12 volts. Had hardtop only. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $22,785. The buy of the sale among American cars. This was a show-quality Bird that struggled to get to its selling price. For sale in the parking lot later in the day for $26,500—and that still wouldn't have been a bad buy! #3744 - 1958 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. Body by factory. S/N 158S105522. Odo: 3,766 miles. LHD. Silver blue/silver blue vinyl. Top: silver blue vinyl. Very original Texas car. Factory paint and interior. 283 with 4-speed. Wide white bias ply tires, positraction, a very real 'Vette in all areas. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $33,075. Good deal Black/black vinyl. Top: none. Paint and body excellent throughout. Factory hardtop. 327/ 360 F.I. engine, 1 of 1,900 built. Very clean and correct inside and out. A handsome, well-presented Corvette. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $45,000. For sale by owner after auction bidding for $55,000. As fine a '62 as you could wish for except for missing soft top. $50,000 would be about right. #3610- 1988 CADILLAC ALLANTE Cony e rtib le. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 1G6VR3170JU1013. Odo: 71,000 miles. LHD. 111111111r"wwww- • Pearl white/dark red. Top: tan fabric. Very good original paint, good door fit, car had both tops. Straight body, small dent in front bumper, clean interior. A good car showing good care. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $12,000. Allantes are beginning to make the auction scene but thus far are meeting the same kind of market indifference they experienced when new • 11 ft T  rr: 75

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1958 BMW 507 Series II Roadster. White with black top, black leather with white piping. All original. Rudge wheels, disc brakes, hard top, tools. Correct numbers. Full history. 46K miles. Exceptional condition. Charles S. Crail Automobiles. (805) 568-1934 or fax (805) 568-1533 (CA) (Mar.) 1967 Austin-Healey 3000 MK M. Black with red leather, 3.0 liters, 150 horsepower, 4-speed w/overdrive. An extremely original example with 45,000 miles and documents. Even has the original spare tire! For exotics and classics, call Jim at F-40 Motorsports, (860) 342-5705, 10am-5pm, or www.f40.com (CT) (Apr.) 1977 Porsche 911S Coupe 2.7. Blue/tan, 106K miles. Sunroof, PW; good compression, new clutch, upgrades (tensioners, studs, pop-off and suspension). Clean, no rust, runs great. #3 driver. $9,950 obo. Must sell, need room. (312) 201-1171 M-F days; (414) 248-4280 weekends. (IL) (Mar.) - - 1960 Bentley S2 Continental Flying Spur by H.J. Mulliner. LHD. Brewster green with tan leather. Factory air, power steering, and power windows. Exceptional condition throughout. In California from the '70s. $78,500. Charles S. Crail Automobiles. (805) 568-1934 or fax (805) 568-1533 (CA) (Mar.) 1985 Ferrari 308GTB. S/N 58999. Red/tan. 18,800 miles. Perfect in and out. All books, tools and records. Algar serviced. Many additional parts available. $40,000. (215) 572-6900 or mblank@bisltd.com (PA) (Mar.) Woody? Woodie? Would-he? 1949 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon. Documented body-off restoration. $47,500 or a 1949 Buick Super Estate Wagon, 68K miles, original paint and leather. $35,000. Trades considered. (707) 884-9610; e-mail: danshan@mcn.org (CA) (Mar.) 1968 Alfa Romeo Guilia GT 1300 Junior. Local show winner, many new parts in restoration, excellent original red, runs great as stock. $8,989. (765) 288-2524, or CGALFA@aol.com (IN) (Mar.) 1965 Bizzarrini Series I. Alloy body. VIN #B230. Professionally restored, show quality, Chevy 327 cu. in./350 hp/4-barrel carb. Gianni (516) 671-2276; fax (516) 671-0569. (NY) (May) 1959 Chevy Impala. Frame-off restoration, 348, power steering, power brakes, arrow-straight body, white with red interior. Dual antennas, spinners, tinted glass. $21,500. (765) 9483377 or (765) 948-4168 (IN) (Mar.) 1972 Chevron B-24 F5000 (DBE 72-5A). $95,000 restoration with new dry-sump 305 on Webers, DG300 'box. Faster and more user friendly than a Can-Am car at one-third the price! $58,500 ONO. Jack Boxstrom. (613) 476-5000 or fax (613) 4769133. (Canada) (Mar.) 1955 Jaguar XK140. Frame-off restoration. White, red leather, everything new. Roadster chrome wire wheels. All new wiring, chrome and interior. Runs strong and dependable. 36K original miles, asking $53,000. Dan. (315) 789-4575 or see at www.gfsi.com (NY) (Mar.) 1954 Proteus C-type Jaguar. Faithful reproduction of million dollar, Le Mans winning race car for $39,500! All period Jaguar components, central body hand formed aluminum, nose and tail fiberglass; authentic tubular frame chassis, triple Webers on Lynx manifold, four-speed with overdrive, 3.4-liter Jaguar motor, side-mounted stainless steel exhaust. (802) 864-5481; fax (802) 660-9371; e-mail: KAG5481@aol.com (VT) (Mar.) 1983 Ferrari 308 GTSi QV. S/N 46423, silver/red, 62K miles. Major service 03/99 at 59,000 miles at FOW. Great driver. $29,000. Dave Palmatier (h) 703-751-7575, (w) 301-495-6611; fax 301-495-4169; e-mail: dpalmatier@zalco.com (MD) (VA) 1 1960 Morris Minor 1000. 2-door. Needs complete restoration, car complete. Has not been on road in years. Also, 1967 Morris 4-door, RHD. Both cars $2,500. Clint or Scott (203) 374-4479 or (203) 380-2243. (CT) (Mar.) 1973 Lotus Europa. Yellow. Less than 200 miles on new motor and tranny (2100cc, 4-speed). Same owner since 1978. $8,999. Classic Auto & Appraisal. For info on this and others, visit us at www.classicappraisal.com or call (800) 514-4185. (WA) (Mar.)

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ILCAS E 1984 Porsche Can-era Cabriolet. 45K original one-owner miles. Red/black, full leather. 7" F/9" R factory wheels, HI Bosch, front & rear spoilers. 100% original paint/int. $4,000 stereo. Never any damage, mint condition. So. Cal. (949) 2484220. $28,500. Will consider part trade. (CA) (Mar.) 1977 Ferrari 308 GTB. Red/tan. Carburetor. 34K miles. 17" Speedline wheels. P Zero tires (original 14" available). Tubi exhaust, excellent original car. $26,000. (203) 772-2204 (day); fax (203) 772-4399; e-mail: david@pdaperipherals.com (CT) (Mar.) 1971 Jaguar XICE Coupe. Sable, beige leather, 4-speed, perfect mechanical condition. Excellent cosmetics. 55K miles, owned 12 years. $15,000. (843) 667-8494 (SC) (Mar.) "*4111 1975 Lamborghini Espada. USA Version, Series HI with A/C, power steering and automatic. Mediterranean blue with tan interior. Car is completely original with only 5K miles. In excellent condition. $32,000. (860) 350-1140. (NY) (Mar.) SHO Lotus. Spectacular looks, sounds & performance. Ford/ Yamaha 3.0 liter DOHC, 5-speed. Virtually everything upgraded. Professionally done & smog legal. $30,000 (619) 2953278 (CA) (Mar.) No Longer In Print! PR  E  SSUE  AROC Aroused The World 'TWELVE OCILLA Volume 1 and 2 of the Alfa Annual. Each has: 100 pages, hundreds of color photos. These are the definitive reports on Alfa activities all over the world. Not available in bookstores. Limited quantity available. A true collector's item. Order today. Each volume, $12.00 + $4 shipping/ handling (books sent by 2nd day express mail). NO EXTRA SHIPPING FOR TWO! 24 HOUR ORDER HOTLINE - Call now. VISA/MC 1-800-289-2819, outside US 503/252-5812. FAX 503/252-5854. Or send check to: Sports Car Market, 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland, OR 97215 From 1900s to 164s. One hour in Length. Narrated by Keith Martin. Valuable Coupons included. SPOl'IER'S GUIDE VIDEO - Only $29.95 plus $4 S&H. 1998 car trailer. Diamond plate steel. Will early a 5,000 lb. car. Includes 10,000 lb. winch, 5 chrome storage boxes (large one is 60" long), 2 gas cans, spare tire, air tank, and fire extinguisher mounted to trailer. 4-wheel brakes, twin axles, large asst. of chains and special tie-downs, jack, load leveling anti-sway hitch and more. Original cost, $9,200. Pick up in NY, $6,000. Car not included, woman is negotiable. Call Harvey, days (877) 261-7827. (NY) (Mar.) Alfa Romeo Spotter's Guide Video Tape! 1985A'  . 13K 11 ,  1 blue paint, blue leather, moon roof, Nardi, BlaupunIct, security tint, L69 engine, dual radiator fans. $23,500. (602) 482-490 (AZ) (Mar.)

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Cosmopolitan Motors 41111i, AUTOMOBILES 1928 Alfa Romeo 6C1500, James Young  1957 Alfa Romeo Guilietta Sprint Veloce, 3 projects  1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spyder, lots of work to be done  1960 Alfa Romeo 2000 Totuing Spyder, 2 arnbitious project s  1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia Spyder, another project  1991 Alfa Romeo 164 Sport Sedan  1937 Bugatti Type 57 Atalante, supercharged  Bugatti Types 35,37,40,44,49,50,51,52,55,57  1966 BuickWildcat, convertible, periwinlde/black  1979 ChevroletCorvette, lowner, T tops  1991 Chrysler Maserati T.C., 2 tops, low mileage  1955 Cisitalia 808 XF Convertible, 1 off concept car  Delahaye 135M, several to choose from  1961 DKW 1000SP, Restored Roadster  1942 Dodge WC56 Power Wagon, command car  1965 Ferrari 330 GTS VeryOriginal  1985 Ferrari 308 GTsi, black/black  1960 Fiat 0.S.CA. Spyder, red/black  1960 Fiat 1500 Spyder, nice original, no motor  1964 Fiat 1500 Spyder, factory hardtop  1964 FordThunderbird coupe, original  1973 Ford Mustang convertible  1920 Hispano  8-10 hp, tourer  1971 Iso Rivolta Lele, 1 of 260 made, 351,5-speed  1969 Jaguar E-type Roadster, 4-speed, red/black, restored 1972 Lamborghini Jarama, red/black  1994 Lamborghini Diablo SE, 7,000 miles  1994 Lamborghini Diablo VT, l,000 miles  1995 Land Rover Discovery, 73K original miles, white/tan  1962 Lancia Flaminia, Super Sport Zagato  1965 Lancia Flaminia, Super Sport Zagato  $18,000 $4,500 ea. 1965 and up MGB Roadsters, 6 to choose from  $3,500 1958 Mercedes-Benz 220 SEc  $110,000 for all 3 $3,000 $650,000 inquire $6,500 1963 Mercedes-Benz Unimog, restored  $7,800 1993 Nissan Pathfinder, lady owned and maintained  $17,500 1974 Porsche 914, 2.0 Liter, great numer  $78,000 1983 Renault R5 Turbo II, black/tan, 1 owner  $5,495 1926 Morris Cowley Tourer, lovely car  from $75,000 1962 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud H, restored, needs motor work  $12,500 1951 Siata Grand Sport Cabriolet, one-off alloy  $16,500 1962 Sunbeam Alpine, convertible  $165,000 1986 Zimmer Quicksilver, low miles, well maintained  $35,000 AIRCRAFT $9,500 1994 Kamov KA 32 Russian Helicopters  $2,500 fully refitted, 3 in stock $3,000 $95,000 1958 Richardson 41'  $21,500 WATERCRAFT $3,300 1947 Harco 40' Mahogany Pleasure Yacht, Twin 440s  $8,750 $23,500 1969 Sea Ray Pachanga 18'  $23,500 $135,000 $135,000 $60,000 cruises at 27 lcts, art deco head turner, very expensive when new nice boat, formerly Miller Brewing family, hence named "high life" ANTIQUE FURNITURE $19,950 1790 Louis XVI walnut armchairs, recently recaned, fully documented,  $40,000 1870 American cherrywood chamber pot, excellent  pair $15,000 $3,000 runs beautifully, long term owner, new out drive, fast, fun ski boat with World class collection of numerous period posters, prints, lithographs and F2-load trailer $65,000 $48,000 $8,500 sculptures to do with Ferrari and other vintage marques BUGATTI ACCESSORIES Dozens of early and recent Bugatti collectibles, accessories and artwork  Inquire 1977 Mercedes-Benz 450 SEL 6.9, executive driver  1978 Mercedes-Benz 450SL, Ivar's car  ANIII•11■11iL 1956 Lotus 11, Le Mans fairing, race ready  1967 Maserati 4000 Quattroporte, cream/black exc. leather  1979 Maserati Merak SS, superb  1961 MGA 1600 Roadster, red and restored  $75,000 $9,500 $32,000 $18,500 $38,000 $25,000 $12,999 $12,995 $15,000 1880 Restoration/Federalist Parisian chairs,  1890 Parson's couch - restored  1920 Canebacked lounge chairs,  HISTORICAL ANTIQUE MILL WORK from $1,000 The complete interior of Seattle's Austin Bell Building. A turn of the century building for which the downtown neighborhood "Belltown" was named. Doors, windows, baseboard, wainscoting, elaborate rails and balustrades, a steam-powered elevator with cut glass, beams, treads, and bricks. AUGUSTE RODIN $9,500 Casts from the original lifetime plasters byte father of modern sculpture, $4,500 $16,500 $22,500 $85,000 $15,000 $2,300,000 ea. Auguste Rodin. Numerous proper bronzes induding, The Thinker, Eve, The Walking Man and multiple other pieces. Own a real cast from the most famous master sculptor of all time. VINTAGE WINES $2,850 Expensive, extensive, eclectic collection of Bordeaux. Burgundy, Californian, Washington, Oregonian, and Italian collector wines. Old vintages to recent releases. Inquire. RIVERS OF CHOCOLATE Decadent confections from the Mayan Jungle. Our genetically pure chocolate from our Cocoa Plantationniwill delightyour desires. We grow and manufacture the world's best cocoa: from bean to truffle we supply the commodity to the petit four. Wholesale, distributor and retail. We can supply any product for any occasion. Check out our website: www.exoticchocolate.com . FERRARIANA pair $2,500 $3,500 pair $ 1,800 • We are experts in shipping. • We appraise collector cars world-wide for insurance or settlements. (206) 467-6531 • Fax (206) 467-6532 2030 8th Avenue • Seattle, Washington 98121 www.cosmopolitanmotors.corn

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•no.- MONACO 2000 MOTORCAR AUCTION Select at the Monaco Historic Grand Prix MAY 26 - 27, 2000 This is an exclusive auction presentation of a select collection of the world most important vintage sports cars and racecars. Barrett-Jackson Monaco 2000 is the first annual motorcar auction in association with the Automobile Club of Monaco. The Select Services division of Barrett-Jackson, the world greatest classic car auction and exposition, has carefully assembled this important collection to reflect the historical significance of Monaco and the motorcar industry. Plan to join the serious collectors of the world in this unique and picturesque venue for an unprecedented weekend focused on vintage motorcars. FRIDAY EVENING MAY 26.2000 Barrett-Jackson Monaco 2000 Cocktail Reception - Motorcar Previewing Fashion Show Espace Fontvieille Monaco SATURDAY EVENING MAY 27, 2000 Barrett-Jackson Monaco 2000 Motorcar Auction Espace Fontvieille Monaco SUNDAY AFTERNOON MAY 28, 2000 Historic Gran Prix of Monaco The Streets of Monaco L'Automobile Club De Monaco In Association with ‘e.t.cot_ BEING ACCEPTELic LIMITED BIDDER RESERVATIONS AVAILABLE ENTRIES ARE NOW To obtain information on this event please contact: United States Representative - Thomas Hamann at 602.273.0791 Monaco Representative - Horst Hinterberg at 00377 97 97 1370 THE BARRETT-JACKSON AUCTION COMPANY 602.273-0791 FAX 602-244-1538 OR VISIT OUR WEB SITE AT www.barrett-jackson.com

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elf-e/it 1949 166 FL, #011F, Ex-Fangio, Gonzalez Factory Team Supercharged Monoposto. 1949 166 Inter, #037/S, Stablimenti Farina, Berlinetta. 1950 166 Inter, #0079/S, Carrozzeria Touring Le Mans Berlinetta. 1953 166 MM/53, #0272/M, One-off Special Bodied Competition Spyder. 1955 555 Super Squalo, # FL/9001, Ex-Mike Hawthorne/Peter Whitehead Fl, Sole Surviving Example! 250 LM, #6023, Ex-Ecurie Francorchamps/Jacques Swatters, 1st at Spa, 2nd at Le Mans. 1966 275 GTB/C, #07437, Series I Competition Berlinetta 1966 275 GTB/C, #09027, Series II Competition Berlinetta 1966 275 GTB, #08933, Long nose, Torque tube, 6th to last 275 built 1972 312 PB, #0890, Single Most Successful Ferrari Sports Prototype, 12 Races and 4 Wins! d rio‘zie:rma-t4 1931 Alfa Romeo, #10814318, 6C 1750 GS Zagato Spyder "5th Series." 1969 917K, #917-023, Ex-Porsche Salzburg/Martini, Winner of the 24 hours of Le Mans  Hans Hermann and Richard Atwood's Porsche factoryentered 917, s/n 917-023, at the 1970 running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This victory was the result of a twenty year effort and remains to this day Porsche's single greatest achievement. SYMBOLIC MOTOR CAR COMPANY La Jolla 7440 La Jolla Boulevard, La Jolla, CA 92037 • tel 858.454.1800 fax 858.454.1890 • www.symbolicmotors.com