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Sports Car Market PROFILES Keith Martin’s JOIN US The Insider’s Guide to Collecting, Investing, Values, and Trends Subscribe! November 2014 . Volume 26 . Number 11 FERRARI This Month’s Market Movers Up Close by Steve Ahlgrim 72 ENGLISH AUCTIONS What Sold, and Why 203 Vehicles Rated at Six Sales by John L. Stein 76 96 RM 110 1962–63 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta $38,115,000 / Bonhams An “average” GTO brings record money ETCETERINI by Donald Osborne 78 1965 Ford GT40 Roadster Prototype $6,930,000 / RM Huge money, but Ford is still chasing Ferrari GERMAN by Prescott Kelly 80 126 138 150 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900 C SS Zagato $1,012,000 / Gooding & Company A well-sold restoration candidate 1988 Porsche 959 Komfort $1,485,000 / Gooding & Company Porsche’s first supercar flirts with $1.5m AMERICAN by Carl Bomstead 82 RACE by Thor Thorson 88 160 Monterey, CA: 118 of 129 cars sell for $143m at the highestgrossing collector-car auction of all time — Carl Bomstead BONHAMS Carmel, CA: A 250 GTO comes to auction and sells for $38m, launching totals to $108m, and 106 out of 117 cars on offer make the cut — Joseph Seminetta GOODING & COMPANY Pebble Beach, CA: Ferraris, Alfas, Porsches and Mercedes lead the way to $106m total, with 107 of 121 cars sold — Michael Leven MECUM Monterey, CA: European sports cars and American muscle make $34.6m, and 361 out of 643 lots change hands — B. Mitchell Carlson RICK COLE Monterey, CA: 28 of 37 cars sell for $60m with the help of a smartphone app, including a $23m 1955 Ferrari 410 Sport — Thom Escover RUSSO AND STEELE Monterey, CA: Sales grow 70% on the Monterey waterfront, and 102 of 189 cars sell for a total of $12.1m — Pierre Hedary Two 1948 Tucker 48s $1,567,500 / RM 10 $2,035,000 / Gooding One brings $467k more than the other. Why? 1972 McLaren M20 Can-Am $2,160,000 / Mecum The most collectible McLaren Can-Am car Cover photo: 1962–63 Ferrari 250 GTO berlinetta; courtesy of Bonhams Sports Car Market

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50 Legends of the Autobahn: BMW, Mercedes and Audi throw a party for themselves 52 Porsche Werks Reunion: A new, Porsche-only show in the Carmel Valley 54 The Quail: The most exclusive garden party of Monterey Car Week offers 200 amazing cars and plenty of elbow room 56 Concorso Italiano: Fabulous Italian cars in a gorgeous, relaxed setting 58 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance: A post-war Ferrari wins Best of Show 64 Monterey Car Spotting: A bounty of cool rides 66 Monterey Top 200: The biggest sales of the week DEPARTMENTS 56 Concorso Italiano 16 Auction Calendar 16 Crossing the Block 20 Concours and Events: Hilton Head, London to Brighton, Winter Park COLUMNS 14 Shifting Gears Forget price guides — top-tier collector cars, like seafood, are being priced fresh daily Keith Martin 32 Affordable Classic Everyone was talking about the stratospheric Ferrari market. Well, did you see the Loco Meter Toyota Land Cruiser sales? Stephen Serio 36 Collecting Thoughts It’s time to listen to the kids about collecting’s future Miles Collier 38 Legal Files Getting back a stolen ’Cuda was tougher than you might think, and the saga of the drowned Bugatti comes to an end John Draneas 40 Simon Says Falling for a four-wheeled Farrah Fawcett in Monterey, and an inside story of the Pebble Beach-winning 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Simon Kidston 86 The Cumberford Perspective The Tucker 48 was a curious mixture of 1930s design and innovative features Robert Cumberford 186 eWatch Rory McIlroy’s British Open golf ball was a lucky catch Carl Bomstead FEATURES 44 Monterey First-Timer: SCM advertising guru Darren Frank sees Monterey Car Week from the inside angle 46 SCM Insider’s Seminar: “Preserve or Restore?” 48 Gordon McCall’s Motorworks Revival at the Monterey Jet Center: Fast cars, fast jets and plenty of good food, drink and people-watching 12 52 Porsche Werks Reunion 22 Contributors: Get to know our writers 24 You Write, We Read: More on the Third Reich 540K, more on The Bubble and more Stephen Serio wit and wisdom 26 Display Advertisers Index 28 Time Pieces: Choosing the right watch winder 28 Neat Stuff: Bluetooth tall-boy and a Mini Cooper made of bricks 30 In Miniature: 1956 Porsche “Pre-A” 356 coupe 30 Speaking Volumes: The Speed Merchants: Frame by Frame — The 70s & 80s 144 Rising Sun: Recent sales of Japanese cars 146 Fresh Meat: 2014 Ferrari 458 Italia Spider, 2014 BMW M6 convertible, 2013 Audi A7 3.0T Prestige Quattro sedan 158 Glovebox Notes: 2014 Lexus LS460 9100A sedan 172 Mystery Photo: “The trouble with a black car is that it is hard to pick it out in a parking lot” 172 Comments with Your Renewal: “Why can’t you do a monthly article or feature on automotive art?” 174 Showcase Gallery: Cars for sale 180 Resource Directory: Meet your car’s needs Sports Car Market David Tomaro Steve Kittrell

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Shifting Gears Keith Martin Priced Fresh Daily A Gullwing for $1.5m? After Monterey, that was yesterday’s price David Gooding has always encouraged our experts’ independent and thoughtful analyses of his lots. This year’s seminar featured Miles Collier as the keynote speaker, and he addressed three of the tipping points to consider when deciding between restoring or preserving a car. Kidston, Carl Bomstead, Donald Osborne and Steve Serio joined Collier on the panel to discuss the current market and trends. Following the panel discussion, each expert led groups of collectors in evaluations of cars being offered for sale. The seminar was completely sold out, with standing-room only, and an enormous amount of information was shared in two hours. Our next seminar will be at the Gooding auction in Scottsdale, AZ, on Thursday, January 15, 2015. More information can be found on p. 148. Tales of the GTO Bonhams’ sale of the Ferrari 250 GTO, s/n 3851 GT, was the most Auctions are a social occasion A t the highest level of the U.S.-based catalog-sale collector car auctions, Gooding & Company and RM Auctions are the major players, with Bonhams now a hard-charging, fast-rising contender. All three of these companies are now going toe-to-toe in Monterey, Scottsdale and Amelia Island. There will be no shortage of high-dollar fireworks as billionaires compete for delectable multi-million dollar collectibles. That’s not to say that there aren’t other important, high-end players including Barrett-Jackson, Auctions America, Mecum, Russo and Steele, and Worldwide — and the first-time-effort of Rick Cole in Monterey deserves a nod. But during Monterey Classic Car Week, all eyes were on the three major players, the cars they offered and the results they achieved. In the world of European exotics, they are the market makers. I have long maintained that the collector car market is undergoing an overdue correction. Prices last peaked in 1989, and it wasn’t until two years ago that benchmark cars, such as Ferrari Daytona coupes, exceeded their former high levels. If you bought a Daytona for $500,000 in 1989, you’ve had to hold it for 25 years to make a profit, not allowing for interest, maintenance and lost investment opportunities. I wouldn’t call that a stellar long-term return. However, if you jumped in two years ago and bought a Daytona for $300,000, and were able to sell it today for $750,000, that’s a pretty good deal. But timing the market is everything, isn’t it? The Insider’s Seminar at Gooding The panelists at the 2014 Gooding/SCM Insider’s Seminar in Monterey were both sanguine and slightly bemused by the numbers coming in. The seminar took place on Saturday, so they had the results from Thursday and Friday to parse. At one point, I asked the panel whether $1.5m would buy a first-rate steel-bodied Gullwing. Simon Kidston replied, “That’s yesterday’s price. One made $2.5m last night.” In this fast-moving market, we are considering changing the value estimates of top-tier models to “priced fresh daily.” David Gooding had his first auction at Pebble Beach 11 years ago. SCM held an Insider’s Seminar there that year — and has every year since. In a landscape now crowded with collector-car panels and discussions, the Gooding/SCM Seminar continues to stand out. 14 closely watched moment of the weekend. While some pundits had predicted a sale of $50m or more, the hammer fell at $34.65m, with a total price paid with commission of $38.1m. This was exactly in line with what Bonhams expected. In a conversa- tion with Bonhams’ principals the night the car was revealed at their New Bond Street headquarters on June 30, I was told that they pegged the car at $35m. When Bonhams placed the GTO alongside the other 38 made and compared its history and provenance to theirs, it was neither the best nor the worst. They decided on their internal estimate accordingly, and they were on the button. I am told that there were over a dozen bidders preregistered who had the financial qualifications to bid on the car. Thirty-eight million dollars is a lot of money for a car, and it is a new world record for a motorcar sold at auction. This sale proved that there is real money for real cars — and that this money is going to be thoughtfully spent. Bidders at this level are rarely swayed with market hype. They didn’t amass their wealth by making imprudent decisions. Up and up and up When looking at the overall Monterey results from a Google-Earth perspective, there is no question the high-end market is buoyant and full of confidence. The overall totals from Monterey this year, of $464m, are up $150m, or nearly 50%, from last year. All of the parties involved in Monterey this year should go home satisfied. RM had the highest total at $143m, and they got $26.4m for their 275 GTB/C special. Bonhams claimed second place, with a total of $108m (with 35% of that represented by the GTO). And Gooding came in at $106m. Mecum sold $34m, Rick Cole $24m during the weekend (with an- other $34m announced in the three weeks following, for a total of $60m) and Russo and Steele $12.1m, all up from last year. Our comprehensive report on the week begins on p. 94. It’s a party Gooding’s Sunday night sale certainly won the award for the most social event of the weekend. The auction tent was absolutely packed, and the atmosphere festive. Rupert Banner, Vice President of Business Development of Bonhams, commented to me that night, “Collector car auctions continue to be a celebration of the enthusiast community. Art sales are completely different, and you won’t see a parade of Impressionist owners carrying their paintings through downtown Carmel.” Not only are the sales and market values strong, but the underlying enthusiasm of collectors and the rewards they find in owning and using their cars continues to grow. It doesn’t seem like a bubble to me. ♦ Sports Car Market

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Crossing the Block Tony Piff Images courtesy of the respective auction companies unless otherwise noted Star Car: 1964 Aston Martin DB5 at Artcurial Paris Artcurial — Automobiles sur les Champs 7 Where: Paris, FRA When: November 2 Last year: 66/77 cars sold / $6m Featured cars: • 1958 Aston Martin DB Mk III coupe (Artcurial estimate: $210k–$285k) • Star Car: 1964 Aston Martin DB5 ($900k–$1.1m) More: www.artcurial.com GAA — Classic Cars at the Palace Where: Greensboro, NC Auction Calendar Email auction info to: chad.tyson@sportscarmarket.com. OCTOBER 4—VANDERBRINK Minden, NE 6—BONHAMS Philadelphia, PA 8—H&H Duxford, U.K. 9–10—RM Hershey, PA 9–11—VICARI Biloxi, MS 9–11—MECUM Chicago, IL 10—BONHAMS Knokke-Heist, BEL 16 10–12—J. WOOD & CO Birmingham, AL 11—COYS Ascot, U.K. 17–18—BRANSON Branson, MO 18—DRAGONE CLASSICS Westport, CT 18—SPECIALTY AUTO Loveland, CO 19—BONHAMS Stafford, U.K. 24–25—G. POTTER KING Atlantic City, NJ 25—THEODORE BRUCE When: November 6–8 Featured cars: • 1969 Shelby GT500, offered at no reserve • 1936 Ford 5-window coupe • Star Car: 1961 Messerschmitt KR200 More: www. greensboroaa.com H&H — The Pavilion Gardens Where: Buxton, U.K. Bonhams — Collectors’ Motor Cars and Motorcycles Where: Harrogate, U.K. When: November 12 Last year: 56/69 cars sold / $1.4m More: www.bonhams.com Smith’s — Paducah 2014 Where: Paducah, KY When: November 8 More: www.smithsauctioncompany.com All dates listed are current at time of publication. Contact information for most auction companies may be found in the Resource Directory at the back of this issue. Please confirm dates and locations before attending any event. Melbourne, AUS 25—SOUTHERN CLASSIC Murfreesboro, TN 28—BARONS Surrey, U.K. 31—BONHAMS London, U.K. 31—MOTOSTALGIA Austin, TX 31–NOV 2—COLLECTOR CAR PRODUCTIONS Toronto, ON, CAN NOVEMBER 1—VANDERBRINK Atlantic, IA 2—ARTCURIAL Paris, FRA 6–8—GAA Greensboro, NC 8—SMITHS Paducah, KY 12—BONHAMS Harrogate, U.K. 12—H&H Buxton, U.K. 13–15—MECUM Anaheim, CA 14–15—RM Farmers Branch, TX 15–16—SILVERSTONE Birmingham, U.K. 17—SHANNONS Sydney, AUS 21–23—LEAKE Dallas, TX 21–23—MCCORMICK’S Palm Springs, CA 26—BRIGHTWELLS Herefordshire, U.K. 28–29—DAN KRUSE CLASSICS Houston, TX 28–29—SILVER Fort McDowell, AZ 30—BONHAMS London, U.K. DECEMBER 2—COYS London, U.K. 3—H&H Droitwich, U.K. 5–6—RALEIGH CLASSIC Raleigh, NC 7—BONHAMS Oxford, U.K. 8—SHANNONS Melbourne, AUS 16—BARONS Surrey, U.K. Sports Car Market

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Crossing the Block Tony Piff Images courtesy of the respective auction companies When: November 12 Last year: 45/68 cars sold / $880k Featured cars: • 1986 BMW 525e • 1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SE • Star Car: 1974 Rover 2200 SC saloon Star Car: Documented 1970 LS6 Chevelle SS with original engine at Leake Dallas Mecum — Anaheim 2013 Where: Anaheim, CA When: November 13–15 Last year: 412/785 cars sold / $13.6m More: www.mecum.com Silverstone — NEC Classic Motor Show Sale Where: Birmingham, U.K. When: November 15 Last year: 81/108 cars sold / $4.3m More: www.silverstoneauctions.com Shannons — Sydney Late Spring Classic Auction Where: Sydney, AUS When: November 17, 2014 More: www.shannons.com.au Leake — Dallas 2014 Where: Dallas, TX When: November 21–23 Last year: 365/588 cars sold / $9.4m Featured cars: • 1960 Jaguar Mk IX • 1919 Packard Twin Six 3-35 • Star Car: 1970 LS6 Chevelle SS, now reunited with its original engine after 40 years, with complete documentation More: www.leakecarauction.com McCormick’s — 56th Palm Springs Classic Car Auction Where: Palm Springs, CA When: November 21–23 Last year: 370/533 cars sold / $6.1m Featured cars: • 1960 Chevrolet Corvette • 1941 Buick Super convertible • Star Car: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS More: www.classic-carauction.com Brightwells Where: Herefordshire, U.K. When: November 26 More: www.brightwells.com Dan Kruse Classics — Houston November 2014 Where: Houston, TX When: November 28–29 More: www.dankruseclassics.com Silver — Arizona in the Fall 2014 Where: Fort McDowell, AZ When: November 28–29 More: www.silverauctions.com Bonhams — The Bond Street Sale Where: London, U.K. When: November 30 Last year: 28/34 cars sold / $27.6m More: www.bonhams.com ♦ Star Car: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS at McCormick’s Palm Springs 18 Sports Car Market

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Concours and Events SCM Staff Send news and event listings to insideline@sportscarmarket.com. CALENDAR November 1 L’Auberge Euro Fest Classic European Auto & Motorcycle Show, Baton Rouge, LA, www.eurofest. net 7–8 Springfield Swap Meet & Car Show, Springfield, OH, www.ohioswapmeet.com 8 Second Saturday at WAAAM Air and Auto Museum, Hood River, OR, www.waaammuseum.org 8 LeMay Sock Hop Dinner & Dance, Tacoma, WA, www.lemaymarymount. org Winter Park Concours d’Elegance Fair-weather fairways The 13th Annual Winter Park Concours d’Elegance will roll onto the fairways of Winter Park Coun- try Club of Winter Park, FL, on November 16 starting at 10 a.m. This is the first year that Winter Park will display cars on a golf course. This three-day event starts on November 14 with the duPont Registry Live gala party. A Tour d’Elegance leaves Hannibal Square at 8 a.m. on November 15. All this leads to the concours on November 16. More than 160 prestigious classic automobiles will be on display. Concours admission is $20. Featured marques include 50 Years of Ford Mustang and 100 Years of Maserati. This year’s Honor Marque is Mercedes-Benz. www.winterparkconcours.com (FL) Vintage velocity The 81st London to Brigh- 13 Zephyrhills Fall AutoFest, Zephyrhills, FL, www.carlisleevents.com 14–16 Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, Birmingham, U.K., www. necclassicmostorshow. com 22 Ancient City Region AACA 30th Annual Auto ton Veteran Car Run — rain or shine — rumbles to life on November 2, but this Bonhams-sponsored event really starts on October 31 with Bonhams’ Veteran Car Run Auction at New Bond Street. November 1 brings the famous Regent Street Motor Show — where many VCR participants show off their cars. Modern cars also are on hand, and the show runs from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a free event and it draws a big crowd. The Veteran Car Run itself combines more than 500 pre-1905 automobiles with a 60-mile route from London to the Atlantic Ocean. This is one of the collector car world’s greatest events. There is no better way to end the car season. The historic trek begins at Hyde Park in central London and ends at Madeira Drive in the seaside resort of Brighton. Cars start leaving Hyde Park at 6:56 a.m. and the last cars arrive in Brighton at 4:30 p.m. www.veterancarrun.com (U.K.) Travelin’ with tumbleweeds Time to dust off your cowboy boots and sign up for the 16th Annual Texas 1000, a Rich and Jean Taylor Vintage Rally. From November 3 to 8, 50 automobiles and their drivers will travel along tumbleweed-perfect roads through the beautiful Texas Hill County. Each of the four days on the road will have a 250-mile route — and well stops at impressive vintage car collections and museums. Cost of the all-inclusive tour is $5,695. Eligible cars are 1975 or earlier, but there is a separate class for late-model exotics. Proceeds go to charity. www.vintagerallies.com (TX) 20 Show, Saint Augustine, FL, www.aaca.org/ancientcity Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance races to a terrific finish during the weekend of November 1–2. Starting on Saturday there is the Car Club Jamboree, with German cars sharing the spotlight with Maserati and post-1973 Jaguars. Also taking place on Saturday and continuing on to Sunday is the Motoring Midway. This year, the “Life” exhibit will show cars from the collections of celebrities, athletes, industry magnates and other famous people. Sunday brings this gearhead week to a grand finish with the Concours d’Elegance from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information and pricing, visit www.hhimotoringfestival. com (SC) ♦ Sports Car Market An island of elegance The 14th Annual Hilton

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Sports Car Market EDITORIAL Publisher Keith Martin keith.martin@sportscarmarket.com; 503.261.0555 x 210 Executive Editor Chester Allen chester.allen@sportscarmarket.com; 503.261.0555 x 203 Art Director David Tomaro david.tomaro@sportscarmarket.com; 503.261.0555 x 202 Managing Editor Jim Pickering jim.pickering@sportscarmarket.com; 503.261.0555 x 208 Digital Media Director Jeff Stites jeff.stites@sportscarmarket.com; 503.261.0555 x 221 Auctions Editor / Photographer Tony Piff tony.piff@sportscarmarket.com; 503.261.0555 x 206 Associate Editor Chad Tyson chad.tyson@sportscarmarket.com; 503.261.0555 x 207 Editors at Large Colin Comer , Simon Kidston, Donald Osborne Copy Editors Yael Abel, David Tomaro Intern Alec Ebert Senior Auction Analysts B. 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Collier maintains a private automobile collection in Naples, FL. He recently hosted one of his prestigious symposiums on automobile connoisseurship. This month, his “Collecting Thoughts” on p. 36 says it’s time to shake things up if there is any hope of getting more Millennials involved with collector cars. 22 CARL BOMSTEAD, SCM Senior Auction Analyst, spent his lawn-mowing money on a 1948 Plymouth when he was 14, and since then an unknown number of unique cars have passed through his garage. He’s partial to Full Classics but can’t ignore an interesting sports car, ’50s car or a hot rod. His vintage automobilia collection includes hundreds of porcelain signs, mascots, license plates, oil cans and a dozen or so display cases full of other related memorabilia. He has judged at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance for the past 17 years. He knows The Way to Monterey, as he profiles two 1948 Tuckers on p. 82, and he covers The Quail on p. 54, the Jet Party on p. 48 and the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on p. 58. Of course, his regular column, eWatch, is on p. 186. DONALD OSBORNE, SCM Editor at Large, lives for old cars, especially those of the odd European variety. He regularly attends major automotive events around the world and has been a longtime contributing editor and auction analyst for SCM. His writing on classic cars has also appeared in the New York Times, Hagerty’s Magazine, Art & Antiques, BusinessWeek Online and Road & Track. He is a member of many clubs including the American Lancia Club, for whose magazine, Lanciana, he serves as Editor. He appraises and consults on collector vehicles internationally through his company Automotive Valuation Services, and recently relocated to California. On p. 78, he explains how a 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900 C SS brought $1m in Gooding’s Pebble Beach tent.

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You Write We Read All letters are subject to editing. Please address correspondence to SCM, P.O. Box 4797, Portland, OR 97208. Fax 503.253.2234, e-mail: youwrite@sportscarmarket.com I have dealt with such a dilemma myself when writing about the Silver Arrows for both the 356 Registry and Mercedes Star … Another Third Reich artifact To the Editor: The Canadian War Museum in Ottawa displays an armored Mercedes 540K which was used by Hitler. When I rode in it in Montreal in the 1960s, it would still do 100 mph on Autoroute 20 very late at night. At that time it was believed to be Hermann Goering’s personal car. It was sold to an American in a bankruptcy liquidation. The car later came back to Canada, and I believe was donated to the War Museum. One of their researchers found photos of Hitler in the car on various occasions. Apparently these cars were operated as a pool for Nazi leaders. During the 1990s, some museum directors, conscious of 24 the same issues Miles Collier raised in the September issue (“Collecting Thoughts,” p. 56), wanted to sell the car. It would have brought in a lot of money that would have been used for other museum projects. They were warned, however, that the car would almost inevitably be bought by an American collector who was a known admirer of Hitler and the Nazis. That would have been a public-relations disaster for the museum, so the car remains in the collection. — Dave Paterson, Ottawa, ON, CAN Third Reich car dilemma To the Editor: I thought Miles Collier’s article about the 540K Spezial Aktion Panzer Saloon (September 2014 “Collecting Thoughts” p. 56) was well thought out. I have dealt with such a dilemma myself when writing about the Silver Arrows for both the 356 Registry and Mercedes Star. Although I was born in 1948, what made the writing so difficult for me was that my father was a photographer in World War II and documented the liberation of Buchenwald. He left the horrifying collection of photos to his kids, and we have never shared them with anyone else. It is a difficult subject to deal with, and Miles did a respectful job. — Phil Carney, Morrison, CO Still bubbling away To the Editor: The “Bubble” article in the June issue (“Collecting Thoughts,” p. 46) was terrific! A lot of insight and thoughtprovoking views on the current status of this hobby and investment machine shared by your panel of experts. I was also intrigued by a follow-up letter in the August issue submitted by John Logan (“You Write,” “Bubbling Away” p. 32). In his letter, John refers to the big elephant in the closet. I am certainly not someone who looks forward to this possible future view on classic and vintage cars, but I have a short story I would like to share that somewhat supports John’s thoughts. Several years ago, my lovely 13-year-old niece Maddie came to me and asked, “Uncle John, when I get my 1959 pink Cadillac, will you help me fix it up?” How could I say no? Fast forward to her 16th birth- day party two weeks ago. I asked her if she was still saving up for her Caddy. Her quick answer was, “Yes, but my friends will probably disown me for driving such Sports Car Market Courtesy of Bonhams

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You Write We Read Ad Index 356 Registry ...................................................183 Adamson Industries .........................................87 AIG PC Global Services, Inc ...........................35 Alan Taylor Company, Inc .............................102 Amalgam- Fine Model Cars .............................99 Arizona Concours D’ Elegance ......................113 Artcurial ...........................................................29 Aston Martin of New England .........................37 Atlantic City Classic Car Show & Auction ....159 Auctions America .............................................31 Authentic Classics ..........................................164 Auto Kennel ...................................................116 Automotive Restorations Inc. ..................55, 120 Autosport Designs Inc ......................................55 Barrett-Jackson ..........................................23, 35 Bennett Law Office ........................................145 Beverly Hills Car Club ...................................142 Blackhawk/Auto Collections Inc ...................143 Boca Raton Concours ....................................149 Bonhams / SF .................................................4–5 Branson Collector Car Auction ........................47 Bureau of Automotive Appraisers ..................103 Canepa ............................................................170 Carlisle Events ...............................................161 CarPoolTables.com ........................................154 Cars, Inc. ..........................................................49 Centerline Alfa Parts ......................................166 Chequered Flag International .........................171 Chubb Personal Insurance ..............................127 Classic Assets Motorsports Center .................101 Classic Investments ..........................................75 Classic Restoration .........................................135 Classic Showcase ...........................................131 CMC Classic Model Cars ..............................106 Collector Studio .............................................178 Copley Motorcars ...........................................176 Cosdel ..............................................................62 D.L. George....................................................151 dC Automotive ...............................................156 deGarmo Ltd., Classic Motorcars ..................173 Deluxe Car Storage ..........................................90 Dragone Classic Motorcars Inc. .............169, 179 Driversource Houston LLC ..........41, 61, 71, 107 E-Types USA..................................................153 European Collectibles ....................................177 Exotic Classics ...............................................157 Fantasy Junction .............................................109 Ferrari Financial Services ..............................117 Festivals of Speed ............................................91 Fourintune Garage Inc ...................................145 Gooding & Company .....................................2–3 Greensboro Auto Auction ..............................147 Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance .....133 Grundy Worldwide .........................................108 GTO Engineering LTD .................................. 6-7 Gullwing Motor Cars, Inc. .............................173 Hahn and Vorbach ..........................................121 Hamann Classic Cars .....................................119 Heritage Classics ..............................................67 HK Lane/Hilton & Hyland RE ........................21 Hollywood Wheels Inc...............................92–93 Hyman, LTD ..................................................155 Intercity Lines ..................................................39 JC Taylor ........................................................139 Jeff Brynan .....................................................146 JJ Best Banc & Co .........................................175 John R. Olson Inc. ..........................144, 146, 157 Kendall Bend Porsche ....................................115 Kevin Kay Restorations .................................129 Kidston .............................................................11 Kinekt .............................................................183 L.A. Prep ........................................................164 Leake Auction Company ..................................85 Legendary Motorcar Company ......................163 Luxury Brokers International .........................162 Mac Neil Automotive Products Ltd ...............165 Maserati North America .................................188 Maxted-Page Limited .......................................34 Mercedes Classic Center ..................................25 Mershon’s World Of Cars ..............................145 Motor Classic & Competition Corp. ................51 Motorcar Gallery ............................................170 Motostalgia ....................................................105 Octane ............................................................178 Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions .................123 Park Place LTD ..........................................27, 45 Paul Russell And Company .............................33 porsport.com ..................................................156 Premier Financial Services ............................187 Private Garage. L.C. ....................................... 8-9 Putnam Leasing ................................................13 QuickSilver Exhausts Ltd. ...............................63 Reliable Carriers ..............................................97 RM Auctions ..............................................17, 19 Road Scholars ..................................................53 Robert Glover LTD ........................................177 Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo .............................171 SCM Scottsdale Insider’s Seminar ................148 Scuderia Parts .................................................118 Silver Collector Car Auctions ........................137 Steve Anderson Illustrations ..........................134 Swissvax USA, LLC ........................................69 Symbolic Motor Car Co ...................................15 T.D.C. Risk Management .................................35 The Auto Collections .....................................125 The Flying Dutchman Co. ..............................179 The Stable, Ltd. ..............................................141 The Werk Shop ...............................................136 Theodore Bruce Auctions (NSW) Pty Ltd .......43 Tijon Fragrance Lab & Boutique .....................42 Tom Vail’s All Ferrari Parts Inc. ...................167 Tony Labella Classic Cars..............................168 Velocity Channel ..............................................70 Vintage Car Research .....................................183 Vintage Rallies .................................................51 VintageAutoPosters.com ................................176 VintageDrivingMachines.com .......................111 Volante Classics .............................................132 Walter Leather Company ..............................168 Watchworks ....................................................183 West Coast Classics, LLC ..............................122 ZClip ..............................................................124 26 You Write We Read Yep, you can find nice Corvettes, in probably any year, from 1954 to ’72, all day long a gas hog!” Interesting, eh? — John DeWaele, Scituate, RI Hey, where’s the Corvette? To the Editor: I always love articles penned by Stephen Serio, and the gauntlet hurled by Publisher Martin was a challenge well met by the writer. Picking a gang of five, all meeting the reasonable criteria set and all under $50k, is no mean feat. However, I¹m certain that every subscriber would make at least one change to that list — and could back up their claim with good reason. This is a fun bench-racing conundrum best fought over a good Bordeaux. With that in mind, I submit that America’s own should easily have made that list. Yep, you can find nice Corvettes, in probably any year, from 1954 to ’72, all day long. This exercise is even easier if you don’t insist on numbersmatching Corvettes or an NCRS Top Flight car. Corvettes have great looks, excellent performance — albeit often in a straight line — are relatively easy to work on yourself and virtually every single part is easily obtained from multiple vendors. The plethora of nice Corvettes does cut both ways. They are not as unusual as a 2002 tii, but great examples are much easier to find. I rest my case. Great article! — Steve Meltzer, Houston, TX Stephen Serio replies: Thank you for the kind words. It’s nice to know someone out there is reading my thoughts when I can organize them enough to form an article! I can’t — and wouldn’t — dis- agree with any other suggestions that would make folks smile when they open their garage doors. Buy what you like and love, and never be swayed from that. I agree with you about “bud- get” Corvettes. I’m sure they are cool rides. My admission to you is that I truly know very little about those cars other than occasionally lusting after a 1963 coupe. Everything I know about such cars can be neatly scribed on the end of a pin, as they say. But to your point, I did take in trade an early ’70s coupe that was utterly over-the-top restored a few years ago, and I sold it via Dana Mecum for, I think, $32k! Send over the Bordeaux and let’s have at it. ♦ Sports Car Market David Tomaro

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Time Pieces by Alex Hofberg During the past 20 years, self-wind- Choosing the Right Watch Winder ing watches have become increasingly collectible. As collections grew, a new opportunity developed — storage boxes for self winding watches that slowly rotate to keep the watch wound and set when not in use. Ranging from single-winders to ones that can accommodate 48 watches or more, multiple brands have emerged at various price points ranging from under $100 for disposable-quality winders to crazy, James Bond-style automated furniture that will mix martinis while your watches are “shaken, not stirred.” Two manufacturers have garnered the greatest market share. Orbita Watchwinders of Wilmington, NC, makes a wide range of products touching both ends of the spectrum. Wolf Designs, from Inglewood, CA, tends to compete with less-luxurious products that are still high quality. Using and choosing winders The single best reason to employ a winder is for use on a watch that has complex calendar functions that are difficult to reset if the timepiece stops. Contrary to popular opinion, watch winders do not tend to in- Wolf Designs’ Module 4.1 programmable stacking watch winder retails for $299 crease the longevity of the watch or postpone periodic maintenance. Most car enthusiasts would agree that there is benefit to running and using a car regularly; but letting it run 24/7? No. Know the factory specifications of your watch. Some watches self- wind in either direction of rotation and some only wind one direction and ratchet in the other. Orbita.com offers a database that lists almost all of the self-winding watches ever made — and their recommended wind direction and rotations per day. Collections tend to grow. Most winders accommodate a fixed number of watches. Consider buying a modular winder so you can add capacity while ensuring uniformity. Wolf Designs makes a variety of units that can be adjoined and stacked up. Consider location. Will you display your winders in your home Neat Stuff by Tony Piff Boom Tube SCM Intern Alec Eb bumping his cubicle tun months with the wireles Crank the volume, and t unit will drown out the r noise of my 1970 Hilux a rpm, and you can even sync two speakers for double the roar. To demonstrate the Boom’s ruggedness, Alec threw it at the ground so hard that we all flinched. Yeah, it’s tough, and apparently water-resistant, and it will go 15 hours on a charge. Many vibrant colors are available, including limited “artist editions.” $199 from www.ultimateears.com. 28 Don’t Call it a “Model” Lego’s limited-edition Mini is bristl authentic deta the foglights t engine compa to the spare ti the veneer da the picnic bas with wine glasses and baguette. You better buy three: one for your kid, one for your desk, and one to keep “mint in box” as an instant collectible. $99 from shop.lego. com. © Sports Car Market or office — potentially putting your collection at risk — or keep them in a safe? If the answer is the safe, then you may need to consider units that use batteries, as many safes are not wired with interior power sources. Silence is golden. Listen to the sound of the motor. Few things are more annoying than having your sleep disrupted by electro-mechanical nuisances. Price and longevity. There is a di- rect relationship between the price of a winder and the time it takes to fail. Entry-level models are nearly disposable, upper-level choices have great manufacturer support. Be careful of the middle ground. Some winders are preprogrammed to work adequately with many watches, while others will offer a range of programming features. These features can include direction of wind, revolutions per day and delayed-start features that allow the watch to partially run down before the winder starts up again. Furniture or function? Some wind- ers are crafted of exotic woods with elaborate inlays that are — like the watches within — works of art. Others are more demure. Would you rather spend money on enlarging your watch collection or on a fancy winder? Perhaps you will choose both! Brand longevity. Consider a well-established brand. You want the company to still be in business when the inevitable breakdown happens. A great gift In comparison with worldwide watch sales, the segment of the industry that makes and sells watch winders is rather small — however, the interest in them is quite broad, especially in the area of gift giving. Watch winders make terrific gifts for a person who collects watches out of your gifting price range. Or whom perhaps you don’t know well enough to know which watch is next on their wish list.

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In Miniature by Marshall Buck 1952 Porsche 356 Coupe “Pre-A” One of the most recognizable shapes in the col- lector car kingdom is the Porsche 356, and one of my favorite car experiences happens to have been with a 356. In 1998, I was loaned a friend’s 356 Super 90 sunroof coupe, and drove it from Los Angeles to Monterey and all around Monterey Car Week. AutoArt has recently produced a really great 1:18-scale model of a 1952 356 “Pre-A” coupe. This really is one of the all-around better models from them. Two color versions are offered. The color combination shown really sets off the model very well. The body is coated in a high-gloss rendition of Porsche’s “Fish Silver-Grey,” with contrasting red interior. The other color choice is a very somber combo of black with gray interior. This is a wonderful model, but once again AutoArt provided virtually no information about the car or the model. The box and their advertising say the year is 1950, but it appears this silver one is actually a 1952 variant, and the black one is a 1950 car. The black car has polished-wood door caps, while the silver car has them painted body color, which Porsche only started doing in late 1952. Earlier cars had polished wood. The black one also has the shift knob painted to simulate wood. Why has AutoArt produced their 356 coupes with this slight difference? We will never know. Regardless of which color you choose, you’ll Model Details Production date: 2013–14 Quantity: 5,000 to 10,000 of each SCM five-star rating: Overall quality: Authenticity: Overall value: Web: www.autoartmodels.com get a beautifully finished, well-detailed and accurate model for a bargain price — $164. Although it is a simple car, there is a lot to appreciate on the exterior, with terrific detail touches all around, such as the recessed antenna with the correct red plastic tip, delicate chrome Porsche scripts front and rear, and black gaskets around the windshield, rear window, and rear side windows. Speaking Volumes by Mark Wigginton The Speed Merchants: Frame by Frame — The 70s & 80s By Michael Keyser, Bill Oursler and Balfour Walker, Autosports Marketing Associates, 364 pages, $49.95 I took a job as photo editor of the Long Beach Press- Telegram way back in 1977, turning down a better job at the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner for guaranteed credentials, total access and pure fanboy focus on Formula One and the Long Beach Grand Prix. As the photo editor, with nearly a dozen photogra- phers, staffers and freelancers, shooting a single event, you see a lot of film. With 36 exposures per roll before reloading, their Nikon motor drives grinding away, some staffers would shoot a dozen rolls during the race. You get fast, you get ruthless — even cruel — as you look for the perfect, story-telling image, what Henri Cartier-Bresson called the defining moment. Basically, you look through a lot of manure hoping to find a pony. This brings us to Michael Keyser’s newest book, The Speed Merchants: Frame by Frame. Keyser created a beloved racing documentary about sports car racing in 1972, and he followed it immediately with a book version, which he then revised and republished in 1999. The 1972 season was dominated by Mario Andretti and co-driver Jacky Ickx in their Ferrari 312PB, including winning the 24 Hours of Daytona (or rather, 6 Hours, shortened in a public-relations nod to the energy crisis). What you will find in Frame by Frame shouldn’t surprise you any more than ordering the Acme Box of Rocks and finding lots of rocks. It is a large collection of images shot by the three photographers on the cover — organized by marque and model — at a short list of tracks from endurance racing in 1970 through 1972, although a few later images make the book, even into the 1980s. 30 Most images are in color, and as you page through the marques, you start to recognize the specific positions the photographers shot from — and not in a good way. The shot of Ronnie Peterson’s Ferrari over some terrifying rumble strips at Sebring is pretty cool, but by the fifth or sixth image of a different car from the same spot it starts to look like a mug shot. Sadly, this book took me back to being a picture editor again. I’m still looking for the pony. Provenance: Original source material, images shot by the author. Fit and finish: Layout consists of nothing more than three im- ages per page, with cutline describing driver and car, track and year, and an image number. In other words, this book is not designed as much as manufactured. The only artifice is an unnecessary and distracting drop shadow on the images. Drivability: Essentially this is a catalog (each photo is helpfully num- bered so you can order a print), with obvious utility for some researchers and the newest owners of now-vintage race cars looking for garage art. Some of the best photography is found at the back of the book in a section called “Miscellaneous Black & White.” These 23 pages would make a lovely, welldesigned book on their own, as the images are real, storytelling photojournalism — unlike the mug shots at speed that make up most of the book. ♦ Sports Car Market The door windows in raised positions with chrome frames look great, but the doors themselves need careful attention to pull open via just the handles. Thankfully, the hinges work smoothly with little effort, and when you open either door, you’ll see a complete and well-detailed interior. The bodycolor dashboard with chromerimmed gauges and ivory-colored switches and radio is a thing of beauty. Finishing that off is a wonderful ivory-colored steering wheel with banjo-type spokes and a Porsche crest on the hub. The bucket seats look ready to jump into. Those seats have excellent — but wrong — chrome hardware on their sides. More in a moment. Open up the engine lid, and you’ll see a nicely replicated engine, but as with the real car, there isn’t a lot to see there, and certainly more attention has gone into other areas of the model. Pull open the trunk lid, and all looks pretty good with gas tank, spare tire and a little tool roll resting on the spare. There are mistakes. The interior is fully carpeted instead of having carpet and rubber flooring. The headliner is wrong, as it is all done in red. The front bucket seats have the later 1953 Keiper reclining mechanisms. The rear seat or luggage area has elements from very early 1950 cars to later 1952 cars, but it is not really 100% correct. In the trunk, the paint finish of the gas tank should be gloss or semi-gloss black, but on the model it is flat black. Why these mistakes? My answer is this: Most model manufacturers only work from restored cars and disregard historical accuracy.

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Affordable Classic Monterey’s “Bargains” Monterey Loco Meter on Overdrive The $100,000 end of the Monterey market was even crazier than the high end by Stephen Serio 1962 Austin Mini Beach Car: $181k “N o way. That’s not possible. That makes zero sense. Oh come on — really?” Welcome to the calliope of incredulity running around inside my otherwise-seasoned noggin during Monterey Auction Week. The madness that prevailed in the market for cars that sold in the perceived “lower end of the offerings” was more eye-watering than the prices achieved by the Violati Ferraris sold at Bonhams. Listen, from where I was sitting, I watched three patterns unfold while $464 million and 822 cars were redistributed among buyers and sellers: First, there is not an unlimited supply of billionaires who need or want Ferrari competition cars priced above $5m. If any segment of the collector market peaked or perhaps even dipped 10%, it was this one. That’s all relative, of course, to the rocketship these cars have been riding for the past 30 months, but it showed some sanity. P.S: I’m not including road cars here — just competition cars that aren’t easy to drive to your favorite event or country club. Second, there is an enormous supply of millionaires who need or want iconic European sports cars priced between $1m and $5m. The sell rate in this group was as impressive as the high estimates that were achieved. This to me proved the new (gulp) “sweet spot.” Third — and most mentally staggering for me and a great many peers watching or participating — were the outliers that were meant to be the “cheap” cars (and the word “cheap” is directed at the 1% of the world who can blow $100k like they’re buying a pack of gum. I’m not tossing it around as if that amount of money isn’t a king’s ransom to most of the world’s inhabitants). When tasked with “The Five Best Buys Under $100k,” I sat for an uncomfortable pregnant pause, went over the results and was immediately flummoxed. In retrospect, this segment caught me off guard time and time again more than any other — while getting a sore butt sitting for hours on end at all of these events. Here are five wonderful cars that are awarded the “I Could Have Had a Ferrari Lusso a Few Years Ago Trophy.” Austin Mini Beach Car Bonhams Lot 233: 1962 Austin Mini Beach Car sells for $181,500 on August 15. Technically this is nowhere near $100k, but I have to 32 1972 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ43: $110k include it because of the bidding insanity. Even on the best day it should have only been $95k, or half as mad, if you will. Okay, this car is adorable, it is rare and it is in superb condition — but it’s a 1962 Austin Mini Beach Car. Not a Monte Carlo Paddy Hopkirk Mini Cooper but a glamorized golf cart, harbor gofer, grocery getter — and something that makes a fine partner to your Fiat Jolly. Now all you need is a Renault 4CV and you’re the king of all things beach-worthy. $181,500? Woohoooooo! The seller must still be celebrating as he turns this cash into a proper Goodwood-prepared, race-ready vintage Mini Cooper, 2014 Mini Countryman and aforementioned Renault 4CV. Madness Meter says Loco Factor 10. Toyota Land Cruiser FJ43 Bonhams Lot 243: 1972 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ43 sells for $110,000 on August 15. Gooding & Company Lot 307: 1980 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 brings $137,500 on August 17. I need to know whether the buyers of these two cars drove either one prior to their giddy bidding. Much like the zaniness around old Series II and III Land Rovers, I get it at $10k to $50k — sort of. At 2014 Range Rover HSE money, I don’t get it. Both of these cars were in extraordinary condition and were presented very nicely, but they are not rare and not fun to drive. Let’s face it, they’re not anything other than nice old agricultural farm vehicles that make lovely yard ornaments in Nantucket. Madness Meter says Loco Factor 9. I should give a shout out to the fellow who purchased the $56,100 (with $160k of resto receipts, wha? How?) 1965 Land Rover at Russo and Steele. You look like Stephen Hawking right now. Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GT Veloce Gooding & Company Lot 63: 1968 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GT Veloce brings $93,500 on August 16. To my taste, the rather bland black exterior and “Trashy Lingerie Stripper Dial-it-Back Red” interior really failed, but then again, what do I know? I just wrote about how you should get one of these cars if you can find one under $50k! The consignor spent buckets of bullion doing this car. I would have asked “Why?” I suppose he probably got most of his resto dough back. Sports Car Market David Tomaro David Tomaro

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1968 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GT Veloce: $93k 1961 Autobianchi Bianchina Trasformabile: $104k The buyer just set the new bar for these coupes, and there are Alfisti everywhere grousing about this result. Personally, I think the Alfa Montreals at similar money over the weekend were better buys. Think about that for a second, and which car would you rather have? Madness Meter says Loco Factor 7. The low estimate was $60k, so even the seller had sensible expectations. I can’t erase the memory of the anger in the red interior. Ouch. Autobianchi Bianchina Trasformabile Gooding & Company Lot 124: 1961 Autobianchi Bianchina Trasformabile sells for $104,500 on August 17. Low estimate was $65k, and the selling price was that of the 1986 Ferrari 328 GTS at RM the night before. I know this comparison is a pure dollar-versus-dollar exercise, but sometimes that’s all one needs. $100k equals a lake house, ultra man-cave, Ferrari 328 GTS — or this circus-clown-car curiosity. Microcar purists, Donald Osborne and Fiat collectors checking off boxes to add one to their collection aside, who cares at over $50k? I suppose if I had a home in Anacapri, Italy, and needed something to go down the hill quickly for espresso or gelato and up the hill eventually, this might work — no, it wouldn’t. I’m babbling here because frankly I’m at a loss for words at this car being over $100k. Madness Meter says Loco Factor 10. 1967 Volkswagen Type II camper: $99k Volkswagen Type II Camper Gooding & Company Lot 104: 1967 Volkswagen Type II camper and trailer brings $99k on August 17. The low estimate was $70k. In an effort to be fully transparent, this was my lot and one of seven cars I brought to be auctioned over the weekend. My expectation was only that I not take it home, and as it was sold “without reserve,” that would be accomplished. Low estimate would serve me well, and the high estimate was my gut being bold. Could I join the club of 23-Window Bus Nut Sellers? I always marvel at these sales, but not this time. VW buses are a staple at any highprofile auction — and they make zero sense to me as a car enthusiast. This bus was simply purchased to be resold. I thought it was goofy and cool — but not a keeper, much to the dismay of my twin 6-year-old boys. Out of my seven cars, this brought me the second-most-joyful result, and the other cars were all far more exotic. What would I rather have with the proceeds? Well, that’s easy: 50% of a GT350 Shelby Mustang. See, I can walk the talk here. Madness Meter says Loco Factor for all VW buses at $100k is 10. In the immortal words of Ricky Roma in “Glengarry Glen Ross”: “Let me buy you a pack of gum and show you how to chew it.” That’s the feeling I get having been part of the madness where $100k doesn’t go very far. ♦ November 2014 33 Brian Henniker, Gooding & Co. Brian Henniker, Gooding & Co. David Tomaro

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Collecting Thoughts Engaging a New Generation It’s Time to Put Millennials Behind the Wheel We need to meet younger enthusiasts on their terms and find ways to involve them in this grandest of occupations by Miles Collier Students from the Revs Program at Stanford University judge cars for a Stanford award at Pebble Beach during Monterey Classic Car Week I ’ve just returned to bucolic Montana after 10 days in the glittering fast lane that comprises the Motorsports Pre-reunion-Reunion-Quail-Pebble Beach (add additional hyphens and events as you will) on the Monterey Peninsula in August. I had my wife with me for the first time in many years, and consequently was struck by a number of perceptions — none of which directly bear upon the cars sold nor the prices realized — although all of that economic hurly-burly played a part. At one point I was sitting on a panel moderated by Jay Leno on “What Makes a Car Important?” and Mr. Leno quipped, “The problem with this event is that we don’t have enough old, rich white guys.” Lots of laughter from the old, rich, white-guy audience ensued. Fast forward to Mr. Leno’s “halftime” show at the Pebble Beach Concours. Pretty much the same remark elicits pretty much the same laughs. I started wondering if these comedic tropes aren’t really indicative of something worth pursuing in this column. We’ve all been privy to conversations in which the future of our movement (activity, industry, say what you will, it transcends “hobby,” the same way important historic cars transcend “toys”) is discussed. “Who is going to buy all these cars in 10 or 20 years? Where are the young collec- tors who are necessary for the future of our activity? Who out there will care in the future about the single most important technological artifact of the 20th century?” Let’s pursue those inquiries a bit. Do our kids care? No doubt someone out there has a handle on the number of collector cars that com- prise the global market. I have no idea, but the number has to be prodigious. Naturally, the average collector car is a relatively mundane confection. As with everything in this world, only a few percent possess the kind of extraordinary quality that makes them universally significant. 36 Well, pundits tell us that the Millennials — a de- mographic title for kids born in the past 20 years (also known as Gen Y) — don’t care a whit about collecting, don’t particularly like cars, and consequently, get their driver’s licenses very late compared with older generations, and, finally, except for digital devices, are technologic illiterates. Now, I don’t expect the great and important automo- biles of history to be kicked to the curb, sitting there on milk crates stripped of their wheels and engines, but I can’t help but wonder about that great mass of collector cars that, despite meaning something to their current owners, may well go begging for a home in the near future. Now, consider the sharp end of our historic automo- bile movement — for that’s where the cars this magazine chronicles live. I’ve been involved with that scene for over 40 years. Here’s the point: All the same faces from back then are still at today’s events. They’re just older, richer and given to complaining about health issues. Vintage racing, the hot portal to involvement with historic automobiles in the 1970s, is losing participants. They’re hanging up their helmets, as did I, leaving a vacuum that their sons and daughters only partially fill, however beautifully they drive, and don’t they just? Who’s going to drive a Testa Rossa tomorrow? Similarly, with respect to concours events, as currently Sports Car Market Courtesy of the Revs Program at Stanford University

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constituted, there’s nothing about them that is appealing to uncommitted newbies. They’re even pretty boring for me, and I like most of the cars on the field. Frankly, the high end of the collector car world is just flat tired and out of gas; been there, done that too many times. What is it going to take to bring back the pizzazz? A digital world with super-expensive cars The two biggest problems are cultural and economic. Culturally, we now live in a digitally interconnected society where the need, and indeed the social imperative, for in-person contact has been reduced. Consequently, Millennials, who tend to live in congested urban areas where their jobs are, aren’t heavy consumers of automobiles. Additionally, our increasingly sophisticated consumer products are designed to be unserviceable. When they break, you replace them under the guarantee. The result is a growing society of people who don’t know how anything works at a level where they could repair something. We throw toasters away; we throw cars away, or at least serially replace components until they are “fixed.” That attitude doesn’t work well with preserving and using old and cantankerous automobiles. Economically, when the Boomer generation of collectors discovered European sports and racing cars, the objects of their interest were attainable. I bought my first Porsche 904 for $20k; steel-bodied Ferrari SWBs were $80k. The Porsche factory was begging people to buy a freshly rebuilt 917K of their choice for $35k. It was easy to have a culture of young collectors fooling with these cars. As time passed, we gradually became old and rich; the cars kept pace as well, getting old and expensive beyond the means of the next generation of collectors. Inevitably, as Mr. Leno pointed out, these cars remained the province of the now old, rich white guys — the very same young, not so rich, white guys of decades ago. Signs of hope The Monterey Peninsula auction catalogs this year clearly showed the market shift- ing away from pre-war classics — and even from pre-war sports and racing cars — to fully embrace post-war sports and racing cars. The “classic car” of prior years is in eclipse, as those collectors have passed away, and with their passing the price support for these cars has diminished. Will it ever come back? Yes, if the car is special enough. We need only look at Duesenbergs as an early harbinger. Essentially, the whole generation of pre-war cars will prosper or languish solely on their intrinsic worthiness, not on the nostalgic impulses from those who knew them when. Ultimately, could there be more cars than potential owners? Time will tell. We now talk among ourselves about passing the torch. More collecting friends are cashing in on their 40 or 50 years of collecting — or are literally cashing it in. Many collecting friends are eager to pass on the lore and their experiences, but they can’t find anyone who cares to listen. Our movement badly needs to engage young collectors. We need to aggressively put them in historic cars, so that they experience these sublime creations for themselves. Actual experience with historic cars has the power to create passion. We know this from the few young gearheads in our arena. Institutions such as Stanford University, whose students covered the Monterey Peninsula for Pebble Beach week, are drinking the Kool Aid. These students ran research projects at Laguna Seca, rode in the Pebble Beach Concours Tour d’Elegance, and judged for a Stanford award on the lawn. Above all, we need to meet younger enthusiasts on their terms and find ways to involve them in this grandest of occupations. What might a Millennial-centered car show equivalent to Pebble Beach look like? How do we accommodate Gen X and Millennial automotive interests? Ultimately, they have to tell us. Rich, old white guys have little to say to Millennials about enjoying old cars. We need to listen. ♦ November 2014 37

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Legal Files John Draneas ’Cuda Surfaces, Bugatti Drowns Getting the car back now seems to be the easy part If the unpaid fees are not cleared within the legally specified time, the storage company can auction off the car to the highest bidder, which often is the storage company itself. The process generates legal paperwork which confirms that the buyer acquired the car in the foreclosure sale, which the buyer can then use to obtain a new title. There is no need to get a transfer of the original title from the original owner, as he can’t be expected to cooperate. Statute of limitations So White went to the Portland Police This ’Cuda’s recent past is as murky as one of the few surviving photos of it E arlier this year, Portland, OR, residents Rick and Jackie White were stunned to find a very technically worded legal notice in their mail. A lien service company was informing them that a local towing company was auctioning off their 1970 ’Cuda to satisfy its unpaid storage bill. They weren’t stunned because of the substantial unpaid bill. They were stunned because the Hemi ’Cuda had been stolen in 2001, and they had given up on ever finding it. Rick White ordered the ’Cuda new in 1970 when he lived in California. It had a 440 Six Pack, 4-speed, 4.10 Dana rear end, bigger brakes — he ordered every option that would make it go fast. And it was a good looker — with dark metallic green paint with a silver shaker hood, black vinyl top and green interior. After the thieves broke into his garage and rolled the ’Cuda away in 2001, all he had left to remember the all-original, numbers-matching car were some videos of the car racing on the Portland International Raceway drag strip. Now he was excited about getting it back. White contacted the towing company to pay the storage bill and get the car back. He was surprised to learn that the man who had stored the car, Lee Sitton, had just paid the bill and taken the car back. So he contacted Sitton, who claimed that he had purchased the car from someone else. It was his and he wasn’t giving it back. White smelled a rat. He had the title, but Sitton claimed he bought the car fair and square from a third party but never received a title. “No one buys a car without getting a title,” White insists. He also thinks that the lien foreclosure was a ruse to get Sitton a title for the car. Lien foreclosures Under the law, a storage company has a lien against the car for un- paid storage charges. The procedure varies from state to state, but typically the car must be held for a minimum period of time after which the lien can be foreclosed. To do that, the storage company must serve legal notice on the registered owner with a statement of charges, which can now include various service and attorney fees; that is why the Whites received the notice. 38 Bureau to get his car back. Next big surprise: The police officer told him that, although he had properly reported the car stolen in 2001, the police could not get it back. The statute of limitations on the theft had run long ago, so they no longer had the legal authority to retrieve the car. Sorry about that. That didn’t make sense to White (it doesn’t make any sense to “Legal Files” either), so he kept pushing. A retired construction contractor, he couldn’t afford legal help, so he and Jackie started doing their own legal research on Google. They also kept going up the chain of command — to the county sheriff, then the Oregon State Police, and then the FBI. Everyone was very helpful, and the police and sheriff put in a lot of extra time to help. Eventually, the Whites came up with a new plan. They just went down to the Portland Police station and filed a new stolen car report. That made the Portland Police happy and gave them the authority they needed (“Legal Files” doesn’t have any idea why a new stolen car report made the difference, but hey, it worked!). The police promptly went to Sitton’s gated estate with a warrant and tow truck and took the ’Cuda to impound. The hardest part As hard as that was to accomplish, getting the car back now seems to be the easy part. Sitton had dismantled the car and engine, so it went to impound in pieces. Sitton claims he did that to restore it. White claims he did that out of spite — he claims Sitton didn’t start to dismantle the ’Cuda until after White showed up on the scene. White has inspected the car and parts several times. He told “Legal Files” that he noted various missing parts, which Sitton subsequently delivered to police impound after having said he had already provided everything. White thinks he has the original engine, transmission, body tags, etc., but he isn’t sure if the shaker is there. He has hired a Mopar expert to assist him in inventorying everything held at impound and determining what may still be missing. He has also retained legal counsel who is working on White’s claims against Sitton. The story struck a nerve with the Problem Solvers department of Portland-based TV station KATU. They did a lot of investigative work and reported several times on their website and news broadcasts. Those stories have led to other stories on other sites, and the Whites have attracted international attention. The Whites are amazed to have received contacts from people all over the world expressing sympathy for their situation. Many people have offered to send money for the re-assembly fund — and even to come and help with the work itself. The Whites are touched by the generosity of strangers, and are Sports Car Market Courtesy of KATU News

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thankful for the support. They are also hopeful that they will be able to find the money needed to get the ’Cuda back into its proper condition, as it has been a big part of their lives and they think it deserves to be restored. They just think that Sitton should be the one to pay for it. Drowned Bugatti “Legal Files” previously reported on the 2009 “drowning” of a Bugatti Veyron (February 2012, p. 36). The story summary is that Texan Andy House purchased the used 2006 Veyron for $1 million from a friend who agreed House could pay for the car later. House promptly insured the Veyron with Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company for $2.2 million, putting the first $22,000 annual premium on his credit card. Five weeks later, House was driving the Veyron along the Texas Gulf Coast near Galveston when he suddenly turned and drove into the bay. He escaped from the car but left the engine running while it sat in a couple of feet of salt water. The engine eventually destroyed itself after reportedly gurgling like an outboard motor for about 15 minutes. What made the story so amazing was that the entire episode was caught on a cell phone camera by two guys who were driving alongside the Bugatti on a parallel road. They were amazed to see the Bugatti and were filming it when, to their astonishment, it drove straight into the lagoon. House explained that he had dropped his cell phone and, after picking it up, noticed that he was about to hit a low-flying pelican. He instinctively turned to avoid the bird, ending up in the drink. The insurance company claimed that he did all of this deliberately to cheat it out of the $1.2 million excess coverage. They were buoyed by the lack of any sign of a pelican on the cell phone video. The story is now back in the news because House has pleaded guilty to wire fraud — acknowledging that the government was going to be able to prove that he intentionally destroyed the Veyron in order to defraud the insurance company out of the $1.2 million of excess coverage. His guilty plea has been accepted, but he still faces sentencing. And it was all caught on camera Under the law, he faces a maximum of up to 20 years in prison, up to a $250,000 fine, or both. Matt Hardigree reported on Jalopnik.com that House is the owner of Performance Auto Sales, which resells repaired exotic cars. Another one of House’s cars is the Ferrari Enzo that was crashed by actor Eddie Griffin. Asked by Hardigree about the Veyron shortly after the incident, House replied, “Not sure if the car is salvageable yet, have not had a chance to go survey the damage. I am one of the largest salvage exotic dealers in the world. This car should be repairable but at what cost, I’m not familiar with. This was a personal car and one that I was very proud of. It is by far the nicest car that I have ever owned, looking to replace it now!” Reports are that he did replace it with a 2008 Veyron in January 2010. No word on the current inventory. ♦ JOHN DRANEAS is an attorney in Oregon. His comments are general in nature and are not intended to substitute for consultation with an attorney. He can be reached through www.draneaslaw.com. November 2014 39 Chris Paschenko / AP Images

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Simon Says Simon Kidston Cars With Great Stories in Monterey This tired old Countach didn’t look like much, but the chassis number revealed it was the sixth car made, so it was likely destined for someone important The sixth Lamborhini Countach — a slice of ’70s schoolboy fantasy S o it’s finally happened: A post-war car has scooped Best of Show at Pebble Beach. Last month, I wrote that we’re living through the changing of the guard in the old-car world. Of the top 10 results at the Monterey auctions, nine were Ferraris — with a lone Ford GT40 as the interloper. Nothing built before 1953 got a look in. I was discussing this evolving demographic over lunch with a fellow Pebble Beach judge, an experienced U.S. dealer in big-ticket classics. He smiled and asked: “Do you know the average age of a Pierce-Arrow owner?” No, I didn’t. “Dead,” came the reply. Apologies if you own one, but you get the picture. It’s almost as if the age of standardization has overtaken collecting as well, with bespoke, hand-crafted automobiles from the golden era of design and coachbuilding sidelined in favor of easy-to-recognize, easy-to-value and above all, easy-to-sell commodity cars certified by the maker like a mortgagebacked security. As if to prove the point, I showed my wife — with that casual, by-the- way-what-do-you-think-of-this air which husbands have practiced for generations when trying to get something past the household financial controller — a magazine with a photograph of an imposing HispanoSuiza I’d set my sights on. “It looks like a hearse,” was her reaction, followed by: “That would be much nicer,” as she pointed to a 1960s convertible on the opposite page — thus confirming the adages that: A: Old-car purchases should not be vetted by committees. B: Committees usually choose the expensive option. A four-wheeled Farrah Fawcett Suitably dissuaded from my Hispano ambitions (but not entirely deterred), I landed in Monterey with something else in mind: 50 years younger, totally impractical, hard-wired to your bank account the mo- 40 ment your restorer lays eyes upon it — but also utterly spellbinding to anyone who was a schoolboy in the 1970s. It’s the four-wheeled equivalent of Farrah Fawcett: the Lamborghini Countach. We all buy cars for different reasons, but I’m a sucker for a good story. This tired old Countach didn’t look like much, but the chassis number revealed it was the sixth car made, so it was likely destined for someone important. A search through the factory archives turned up a great period color scheme: green with (sunglasses please) white leather upholstery. I had a hunch, but one more call to Italy was needed to confirm it. “Buongiorno, Signor Innocenti... You know that early Countach which replaced your black Miura SV... Can you by chance remember its registration number?” “But of course: MIV11111. I received that rocketship on 25th July 1974. Ahhh, I can tell you some great stories about our adventures together... Meester Kidston, are you still there?” Same car. If you own the Innocenti Miura, you have to own the Innocenti Countach, right? One day maybe I’ll discover why the underbidder wanted it so badly too, but at 1/20th the price of a 250 GTO just 48 hours earlier, or 3½ Hispanos, it was expensive firsthand proof of my own demographic theory. Speaking of Best of Show Pebble Beach… While we’re talking about good stories — and to illustrate what a worthy winner this year’s Best of Show 1954 Ferrari 375 MM was while reminding us how times have changed — I have another tale to share. I don’t think anything beats this. I’ll let the former Sicilian owner, Mario Savona, take over the telling: Sports Car Market Mike Maez, courtesy of Gooding & Company

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“In 1955, Roberto Rossellini bought from Ferrari the 12th of 15 375 Mille Miglia Spyders produced; the car, originally built and intended for Luigi Chinetti, was destined for American racing. After a short time, Rossellini appointed Scaglietti to restyle his car. They transformed it completely and realized an elegant coupé. In 1964, I was in Rome and heard about a sale including several properties of Rossellini and a Ferrari; intrigued, I started looking into it. “As soon as I saw this gorgeous model, I could not resist and despite being nothing more than a penniless boy, I managed to borrow the 265,000 Italian lire necessary to secure the Ferrari. It goes without saying that I drove it immediately to Palermo irrespective of not having a driving license(!). “My father, of course, was unaware of my umpteenth folly and visited one day prom- ising me a Fiat 500 if I graduated. If only he knew that I had a 5-liter Ferrari tucked away from his eyes. “The 375 was far from being perfect; the grille of the front air intake was missing as well as the grilles on the side air vents. However, it was magnificent, and I was very enthusiastic. One day I bought some aluminum panels and I managed to build them into shape to replace the missing parts. The cosmetic outcome was pretty good. “After one year the car was stolen, and all my attempts to find it proved in vain. “After 11 months I found out that, in Naples, there was a garage where a superb military green Ferrari was stored. The car was very similar to the one I had. Naturally I went there immediately. I could not believe that this Ferrari could have been my 375, especially since the color was different, and I would have thought that nobody would have had the guts to change the color of that beauty, much less in military green. I cannot describe my excitement when I saw my baby. I was told that the car had been left there for an overhaul of the engine but that nobody ever showed up to claim it, and it was eventually parked and forgotten. “As soon as I took the 375 back to Palermo I started looking for a capable and cost- effective mechanic to fix the problem, but I had no success. After a few months, I made the big decision: I would repair it myself, or at least I would have tried. In a short while, people started coming over to my place to see the crazy boy who was adamant that he could dismantle, overhaul and reassemble a 12-cylinder, 6-carburetor and two-distributor engine with the presumption of restarting it at the end of the works. “After six months that young boy managed to reassemble the magnificent 12-cylinder. I cannot describe the feeling when I tried to start it for the first time after the rebuild; From stolen garage find to glory at Pebble naturally, it did not want to start, but in the end my obstinacy won and, with the help of a friend, we jump-started the car and I heard the music of the engine again. Probably only half of the cylinders were working, but I had made it! Afterwards with a fine-tune of the distributors, all the cylinders roared again. It was a great victory for me. “In 1970, after a lot of persuasion from a friend, I de- cided to part with the 375 and, thinking that it could have been of interest to ‘Il Commendatore’ for his personal collection, I wrote to Enzo Ferrari directly and offered him the car. I had the satisfaction of getting a reply directly from him informing me that he was not interested since ‘Ferrari SpA’ kept only racing cars, but that he knew a potential buyer for my car, a French collector, Mr. Bardinon. I immediately contacted him. “After an exchange of letters, one day I received a phone call to inform me that a Mr. Damagnes was arriving in Palermo. To make a long story short, I sold my jewel for a sum that seemed quite high back then. “What I learned is to listen to advice is wise, but ultimately relying on one’s own judgment is even wiser.” ♦ November 2014 41 Mario Savona

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MONTEREY RECAP FIRST-TIMER THOUGHTS An E-Ticket Ride at the Best Place on Earth Just driving down California Highway 1 was better than any car show I’ve attended Story and photos by Darren Frank Gurney? No problem. There were so many phenomenal things to do, so many things happening all at the same time and so many incredible cars to experience that it was frankly overwhelming. There are so many great cars on the road. Just driving down California Highway 1 was better than any car show I’ve attended. Loving what you do To my utter dismay, Another kind of Magic Kingdom — Gordon McCall’s Jet Party I 44 f I had to sum up my trip to Monterey for the “big car week” in two words, they would be “exhilarating” and “exhausting.” And at most times, it really was a combination of the two. It’s not like I hadn’t been before. This was actually my fourth time to Monterey in August over the past 25 years. But what made this trip entirely different was that this was my first as an SCM staffer. This is like handing someone the keys to Disneyland on a day when the park is normally closed, so you’re the only one there. And ALL of the rides are open, and you can go on any ride you want, as many times as you’d like. Exhausting? Certainly. Exhilarating? Yes, to say the least. The keys to the Magic Kingdom were mine at last. Savoring every moment So, in a setting absolutely jaded with perfection, what caught my attention? How about getting a ticket to Gordon McCall’s Jet Party, and hobnobbing with the rich and famous? It was a giant party being thrown simply for the love of the automobile, with thousands of passionate devotees. This was an incredible experience for someone who is usually the only car guy in the room. Or how about watching the cars roll onto the lawn at Pebble Beach at dawn? I got to see them moving under their own power instead of being static lawn objects. I also wasn’t prepared for the access that SCM staffers enjoy. Rubbing elbows with the likes of Alain de Cadenet, Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld, and taking a selfie with Dan Our man Darren with racing legend Dan Gurney Sports Car Market I had to turn away a free ticket to The Quail that a very generous friend offered. I simply had no way to get to The Quail from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. So I made the most of my time by ogling the likes of Ferrari GTOs and Maserati 250Fs, McLarens and Cobras. All of these great cars were in the pits within spitting distance. I thought I had died and gone to heaven — despite my disappointment at missing The Quail. Someone once said to me, “If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.” I never truly understood that before now. Was this work? No way. How could an E-ticket ride to the best place on earth be considered anything but an incredible way to spend a week. Sleep would just have to wait until I got back home. ♦

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MONTEREY RECAP 13TH ANNUAL SCM INSIDER’S SEMINAR A Glimpse of Pure Passion It’s worth getting up early for these thoughtful perspectives on car collecting by Robert Cumberford Always a hot ticket, the Insider’s Seminar was standing-room-only this year T he SCM Monterey Insider’s Seminar is always a good experience, but this year it was a great deal better than good — it was fascinating, inspiring, and — of course — highly instructive. This year’s theme, “Preserve or Restore? The Three Tipping Points to Making the Decision” brought out principal speaker Miles Collier’s intense passion on the subject. Collier’s evangelical comments about unmolested cars providing “documentary evidence” of the times in which they were created — in terms of technology, engineering solutions, social concerns, global finances, and so on — ring true, and were clearly meant to engender serious reflection on the part of all of us who are faced with the decision about which path to take. It all spoke directly to me. I’m facing the question of what to do with a third-of-a- century-old car that has suffered the ravages of time and improper storage. Whatever I do with that particular car, my decision will have been intelligently informed at the 2014 Seminar — and by the fervor of Collier. This is one of the attractions of the event: It speaks directly to everyone, even if the personal concerns of the audience and the panel are all highly individual and extremely diverse. One has the sense that everyone present is part of a willing confederation — people with common interests and common goals, glad to be with others similarly afflicted. Or blessed. It was made clear that the importance and rarity of a given car is key to choosing preservation over restoration. Collier was explicit about restoration being perfectly appropriate for cars that existed in great numbers. Restoring an MGB or a TR4 is not a crime against humanity or history. With cars of greater importance, “interventions” are deemed acceptable, but refurbishing and improving surfaces and finishes are not. I recall having seen a Ferrari barchetta body mounted on an early monoplace chassis on the lawn at Pebble Beach a decade back. All the work had been done “in period” in the late 1940s or early 1950s. But the body skins had been smoothed to plastic-toy perfection. The owner’s comment, “They wouldn’t have let me in here if the car were in its brand-new condition,” was a terrible indictment of the over-restoration that Collier argued against so convincingly. A stellar panel of experts This was the 13th SCM event at Pebble Beach, the 11th in collaboration with David Gooding, who really does allow complete freedom to Keith Martin and his band of collaborators — all of them as opinionated as they are competent. As usual, each member of the seminar panel is given an imaginary purse of $10 million and asked to specify what they’d buy with that money in today’s collector car market. 46 Also as usual, there were a few congruent purchases and some that were really out in left field, as compared with the other players in this intriguing intellectual game. This year’s panelists were Donald Osborne, Stephen Serio, Carl Bomstead, Simon Kidston and Miles Collier. As the formal, seated portion of the Insider’s Seminar ended, all present were invited to follow one of the panelists, who would expound on the cars in the tent that appealed to him. Last year, I chose to follow Miles Collier because one of his picks — the Lancia Aurelia GT — is one of my all-time favorites. Kidston’s class This year, Simon Kidston’s choices were closest to mine, had I chosen to play the SCM imaginary-money game. So as the main session broke up and all participants were free — thanks to David Gooding’s generosity — to move among the cars present for auction, I followed Simon and the group he’d attracted. With Simon, you don’t ask questions. You listen to an erudite dissertation on the cars he chooses to explain to you, and you’ll never get a better understanding of who, what and why for those cars. Simon, like all the other panelists, knows his stuff, and he takes you back in time to the conception of the product — and forward to future pricing and valuation. And he’s a user of the cars we all revere, driving them on a regular basis. But he’s not alone. Each member of the panel knows — really knows — what he’s talking about, so every tour of the assorted cars on offer amounts to a graduate seminar at doctorate level. If you’re really interested in the cars, not just in their real or potential monetary value, the SCM Seminar is an absolute must during Monterey Classic Car Week. It is perhaps the most important of the multifarious events during that magic time. Be sure to be there next year. ♦ Sports Car Market Tony Piff

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MONTEREY RECAP JET PARTY Flying High Without Leaving the Ground The Jet Party is the kind of luxury lifestyle bash that causes financial advisors sleepless nights by Carl Bomstead Aventador. It was not all million-dollar exotics and private aircraft, as vintage cars were displayed around period planes that parked on the tarmac. One plane was an early — but still frequently flown — Chinese fighter jet. To see and be seen American racing icon Dan Gurney and his son Alex were hanging around his turbine-powered Indy car, and Jay Leno’s massive Blastolene Special was on display at the entrance of one of the hangars. It appeared to be about 35 feet long and was hard to miss, but I’m not sure I would want to drive it in rush-hour traffic. Steve McQueen’s Jaguar XK-SS was on display, and so was the original 1962 Mustang concept car. Next to it was the 50th anniversary 2015 Mustang, and it’s hard to believe that the marque has been part of our lives for that long. The Motorworks Revival is the event, A Ford GT displayed below a non-Ford Mustang T he Motorworks Revival — known simply as the Jet Center Party — has been hosted for the past 23 years by Gordon McCall and takes place on the Wednesday preceding the Pebble Beach Concours. In the beginning, it was a low-key, invitation-only party for concours en- trants and select friends that set the tone for the coming week. It was the unofficial kickoff for the week, but things have certainly changed. Tickets are still hard to get — and not cheap. Although the Monterey Classic Car Week starts earlier now than it did a few years ago, this doesn’t deter the 3,000 supporters from attending the party. Presented in two massive hangars and a large section of the tarmac at the Monterey Jet Center, the Jet Center Party is the kind of luxury lifestyle bash that causes financial advisors sleepless nights. Fast cars and cool concepts Details Plan ahead: The next Gordon McCall’s Motorworks Revival at the Monterey Jet Center is scheduled for August 12, 2015 Cost: $325 per person. Order your tickets as soon as possible, as the Jet Party sells out every year Web: www.mccallevents.com 48 A bevy of exotic private jets were open for viewing, and million-dollar supercars were proudly presented. However, you cannot truly experience the luxury lifestyle without the appropriate jewelry or other accouterments, so numerous vendors were available for consultation. In addition, hand-picked caterers offered their finest fare, and upscale wines were available at every turn. A few of the exotics that caught my eye Where: Monterey Jet Center, Monterey, CA included the Toyota FT-1 concept that was finished in graphite with tan leather — and the exciting, pricey Pagani Zonda and Huayra. Singer offered two of their retrofitted Porsche 911s, and Lamborghini had an impressive display with the new Huracán and a personalized for some, to see and be seen. Peoplewatching is very much a part of the event, and one well-dressed lady was overheard saying: “Just because you can wiggle your way into it does not mean you should wear it.” The Motorworks Revival is not all glitz, glitter and luxury lifestyles, as the California Highway Patrol’s 11-99 Foundation is the most worthy benefactor. Two Highway Patrol officers sang the national anthem to open the event. Proceeds benefit the welfare of CHP employees and families in need. An admirable cause — and the perfect way to start Monterey Classic Car Week. ♦ Traveling in style, whichever mode you choose Sports Car Market Darren Frank Darren Frank

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MONTEREY RECAP LEGENDS OF THE AUTOBAHN Legends Rolls On Porsche had their own event this year, but Mercedes-Benz, Audi and BMW owners kept improving one of Monterey’s best events by B. Mitchell Carlson BMW Service Center in Las Vegas, NV, Willett brought a freshly completed 1969 2000 “New Class” sedan. The BMW was so fresh that Willett was “pretty much bolting stuff back on during the drive here.” No trailer queen, this car now sports a 2002 tii engine with 5-speed gearbox. And unlike a trailer queen owner, as one of the country’s leading New Class experts, he asked folks if they wanted to get in and “try it on.” Having not been in an NK since I lived in West Germany in 1988, I was pleasantly reminded of how spacious these cars are — and why they overnight turned BMW from a troubled company that nearly became a division of Mercedes-Benz to a leading global automotive benchmark. For Star and Laurel fans, John Willott was a prime example. His minimally and tastefully tweaked 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing not only scored well in the judging (one of four Gullwings here), but he planned on driving the car to Banff, CAN, shortly after Legends. The picture of Germanic elegance T he fifth annual Legends of the Autobahn saw two significant changes this year. First, the Porsche Club of America opted out, electing to conduct their own show this year (thanks in no small part to Porsche AG footing the bill — so much for German reunification). Porsche also commandeered the original location of the Legends show. No problem, as this was a year of changes on many fronts. One door may say EXIT, but the other side says ENTER. Legends of the Autobahn organizers quickly found a new home — the Nicklaus Club-Monterey — for the gathering on August 15 of those faithful to Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz. Members of the three major sponsoring clubs (Audi Club of North America, BMW Car Club of America and the Mercedes-Benz Club of America) were invited. What’s more, all German-built cars were welcomed — and yes, several Porsches were parked in the corral. There was even a 1968 Tatra 603 sedan (sort of pushing the boundaries of a German car, but show organizers didn’t state WHEN a car company had to be part of Germany, since Czechoslovakia was “annexed” just before World War II). Early shooters get the shots Autobahn 2015 opened to the public at 9 a.m., and the typical ocean haze of the Monterey Peninsula cast an even glow over the show grounds. As just a trickle of folks started to populate the grounds, this was the perfect time to photograph the cars before the haze burned off and the crowd arrived. Publisher Keith Martin, who was emcee of Details Plan ahead: The next Legends of the Autobahn is scheduled for August 14, 2015 Cost: This event is free to spectators, which makes it the best deal of Monterey Car Week Number of entries: Varies, but expect to see hundreds of cars Website: www.legendsoftheautobahn. org 50 this year’s Autobahn, called “rags down” for the concours participants at 10 a.m., signaling the start of the judging. However, this event isn’t just about highly polished, posh show cars. Indeed, a greater number of cars filled the parking corral for general attendees who drove their cherished German car – whether it was from down the street or from across the country. Passion for their cars Concours entrant Chris Willett was a good example of that love of marque. Owner of Sin City Best of Show — Philip Sy’s 1966 NSU Prinz 1000 Sports Car Market Special race cars However, the biggest buzz this year was from the Audi contingent. Or actually, from a time when the Audi brand lay dormant and shortly before Auto Union acquired NSU. Winning not only best of class, but also Best Audi and Best of Show was Philip Sy’s 1966 NSU Prinz 1000, set up as a TT competition car. While the engine may be in the “wrong end” for modern Audi cognoscenti, those of us who fancy early-model Corvairs just smiled quietly to ourselves. The other Best of Marque award winners were also competition cars. For the Star and Laurel contingent, it was awarded to a race-modified 1955 190SL owned by Bruce Iannelli. Topping the Blau mit Weiss Roundels was a very rare car indeed — Roy Rivera’s 1961 700 RS, one of two hillclimb specials still alive. As the only cost to spectators is on-site parking, Legends of the Autobahn continues to be The Deal of Monterey Car Week. We can only expect this casual, fun gathering to improve even more in 2015 — with or without the Stuttgart contingent. ♦ Keith Martin B. Mitchell Carlson

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Some of the SCMers at Legends of the Autobahn Gary Anderson 2005 Mercedes-Benz C55 Kimberly Baker 1964 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 1968 Mercedes-Benz 230S William Brooks 1967 Mercedes-Benz 300SE Wally Buch 1961 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster Gary Collins 1971 BMW 2800 CS Barry Corno 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SEC Jeff Goss 1967 BMW 1600-2 Robert Hall 1991 BMW M5 John Hill 1955 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Bruce Iannelli 1955 Mercedes-Benz 190SLR Pat Matthews 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Wendie Martin 1972 BMW 2002tii John McDonald 1957 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Ralph Moceo 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SE cabriolet Garth Norton Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Patrick O’Neal 2013 Audi TTRS Steve Ross 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Michael Silton 2013 Audi RS5 Philip Sy 1966 NSU Prinz 1000tt 1986 BMW M635 CSi Jonathan White 1985 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL Jeffery Wong 1985 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16 ECE 1986 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16 1995 Mercedes-Benz E320W 1996 Mercedes-Benz E60 1997 Mercedes-Benz Brabus E65 November 2014 51

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MONTEREY RECAP PORSCHE WERKS REUNION Inaugural Werks Reunion: A Porsche Paradise More than 500 Porsches fill the Rancho Canada fairways by Prescott Kelly 1990 Carrera 4 Lightweight, and 924 GTS Club Sport. Jerry Seinfeld brought his first 911 and the last 1966 356 — a Dutch police car. The Porsche Factory lined up a 918 Spyder. Two V10 supercar Carrera GTs were displayed along with a 959 and the unique 1952 “Special SteelBodied Roadster,” first cousin to the America Roadsters. The 142 judged Porsches were spread through 15 concours classes, and a large team of judges worked all morning to select winners. For a list of winners, please see www.werksreunion.com and the “News” tab on www.pca. org. Free admission for specta- tors made for quite a happy crowd. PCA President Manny 1957 Porsche Speedster — with a hint of patina T he first Werks Reunion was an outstanding success, with 519 Porsches on display at Rancho Canada Golf Club on August 15. Werks Reunion, the newest Monterey Car Week event, sprang out of Legends of the Autobahn, which was originally a BMW Club gathering that expanded to include Porsche and Mercedes — then later Audi — to create a German-car challenge to Concorso Italiano. Legends has grown steadily over the past several years. The Porsche Club of America decided to go their own way after a dust-up in 2014 over which marque manufacturers could or could not display cars at Legends. PCA President Manny Alban eagerly accepted the challenge to launch a successful Werks Reunion, and he appointed Sandy and Tom Provasi of San Jose as co-chairs. With Porsche Cars North America and Michelin as lead sponsors, joined by Chopard and Leland-West Insurance, a major effort ensued. Announced in March, the event sold out a month early — in July. The result was impressive. The 519 Porsches on display represented three times the marque’s participation at Legends of the Autobahn. Seinfeld and the Porsche factory At Werks, all Porsches were arranged by model, both the 142 judged concours cars and the 377 corral cars. There were groupings for R Gruppe with 48 cars, the Early 911S Registry with 35 cars, and dozens of 356s. Ringing the entry side of the field was the “Evolution of Speed” display of racing cars with a GlöcklerPorsche, four-cam GT Speedsters, a 906, Trans-Am 911s, 914/6 GTs, and late-model Cup Cars and RSRs. The Ingram Family Collection contributed a 911R, 1974 Carrera RS 3.0-liter, 1984 SCRS, 52 Details Plan ahead: The second annual Porsche Werks Reunion is scheduled for August 14, 2015 Cost: Free for spectators Number of entrants: Will vary, but the first Porsche Werks put 519 cars on the fairways Website: www.werksreunion.com 1968 Porsche 911R Sports Car Market Alban closed the event by saying he was blown over by the quantity and quality of cars, concluding that the organizing team had “knocked it out of the park.” Monterey Car Week’s second Werks Reunion is scheduled for August 14, 2015. Don’t miss it. ♦ Steve Kittrell Steve Kittrell

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MONTEREY RECAP THE QUAIL Plenty of Room, Plenty of Fun A field of 200 exceptional cars and pavilions of great food and drink make for the best garden party in the collector car world by Carl Bomstead hour at Watkins Glen in 1962. The car was never intended for production, but the name certainly was put to good use. The 1949 Ferrari 166 MM Touring Barchetta that finished first in the 1949 Mille Miglia was presented by Robert and Anne Brockinton Lee. The car, Chassis 008M, also finished first overall in 24 Hours of Le Mans that same year, when it was driven by Luigi Chinetti. Bugatti presented the final edition of their “Les Legendes de Bugatti” with a Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse dedicated to Ettore Bugatti. All six editions were presented and were unique in that the bodies were composed of various shades of clear-coated carbon. Each edition was limited to three vehicles, and we are sorry to report they are all spoken for. Judging at The Quail is unique, as One of the classiest tickets during Monterey Classic Car Week T Details Plan ahead: The next The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering is scheduled for August 14, 2015 Cost: $450 per person Event details: A ticket includes fine food from several pavilions, wine tasting, cocktails, live entertainment, parking and collectibles. he 12th Annual The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering rolled onto the Quail Lodge & Golf Club on August 15, 2014, in Carmel Valley, CA. The Quail is one of the signature events of Monterey Car Week. Yes, tickets are difficult to obtain and seem a bit pricey — but for good reason. The event has more of a garden-party atmosphere than a concours — and the exceptional motorcars and motorcycles are displayed in a casual-but-tasteful setting. The number of tickets is capped at 3,000, so there is plenty of room for people, cars and wonderful food. Food and drink is plentiful, with three large Number of automobile entrants: 200 Rally: The Quail Rally is a three-day drive around Monterey County that precedes The Quail. The Quail Rally is an invitation-only event that includes 30 vintage cars from different collectors. More information: www.signatureevents.peninsula.com Tip: Want to go next year? Check the website in late winter and get your reservations in right away. This is the toughest ticket of Monterey Car Week. 54 food pavilions offering exceptional fare and wine tastings at every turn. All this is included in admission. Well, one booth was offering only a wine “splash,” as the wine was $800 a bottle — but shipping was included. Slightly more than 200 motorcars were on display, and 11 motorcycles were presented in the Sports and Racing class. There were several classes for Sports and Racing vehicles, as well as a celebration of 100 years of Maserati. In addition there were classes for A Tribute to India, Competition Mustangs and Rock ’n’ Roll. One of the more interesting — and most photographed — cars in the Mustang class was the 1962 Ford Mustang 1. Ford built the experimental sports car in just 100 days. It was powered with a 91-ci V4 engine, and Dan Gurney drove it to speeds in excess of 100 miles per This 1972 Maserati Ghibli Spider SS was part of the 100 Years of Maserati recognition Sports Car Market the cars are judged by their peers rather than a selected group of dark-jacketed experts. Each entrant in the class votes for a car in his specific class and the honored Best in Class then competes for the Rolex Best in Show award. The class winners are placed in the Rolex Circle of Champions. Then, all entrants vote on which vehicle they believe stands above its peers in design, engineering and presentation. This year the Best in Show was presented to Tom and Gwen Price for their spectacular 1938 Talbot-Lago T150 C SS. The car has an extensive racing history and won the 1948 Grand Prix of France. It was recently restored to its original specifications. The award was presented by Sir Jackie Stewart and included a Rolex Oyster Daytona timepiece. Next year’s event will take place on August 14, 2015, but competition for tickets is keen, so be aware of when they are available. It is certainly well worth attending — and worth the price of admission. ♦ Tony Piff Cindy Meitle

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SCMers at The Quail Michael & Shelia Alessandro—WY 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Kirk Axtell—AZ 1984 Ferrari 512 BBi Malcolm & Naomi Barksdale—CA 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB John Campion—NJ 1970 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Carson & Helen Chen—CA 1972 Ferrari 246 GT Dino Michael Cobler—CA 2010 Morgan Aero SuperSports Dreadnaught Paul Colony—CA 1960 Ferrari 250 GT Pinin Farina coupe Joseph DeMeo—CA 2014 Keplar Motion Brad Goldstone—CA 2011 Ferrari 599 GTO Thomas Hamann—DEU 1952 Ferrari 225S berlinetta Rick Krueger—WA 1974 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino Robert M. & Anne Brockinton Lee—NV 1949 Ferrari Barchetta 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Series I Pinin Farina cabriolet Bull Muno—IL 1967 Ferrari 330 GTC Steven Murphy—CA 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Dennis P. Nicotra—CT 1950 Ferrari 195 Inter Pat Phinny—CA 1959 Moto Morini 175-cc Grand Prix, Sprint Special Rick Principe—CA 1972 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino Mark & Kathleen Robinson—HI 1972 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino Abi Singh—NJ 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB Bruce & Rebecca Vanyo—CA 2005 Maserati MC12 Corsa David Wiggins—OH 2010 Lamborghini LP2000-2 SVTT J. Robert Wilson—CA 2006 Ford GT November 2014 55

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MONTEREY RECAP CONCORSO ITALIANO Cutting Loose Italian-Style A laid-back reunion for Italian thoroughbreds and Etceterinis by Tony Piff 1966 Lamborghini 400GT. As always, SCM selected five “Best of Tipo” Alfas: Tipo 750: 1959 750 Spider, owned by Kathleen McGraw of Denver, CO Tipo 101: 1964 1600 Veloce Spider, owned by Joseph Muscarella of Buffalo, NY Tipo 105: 1971 Montreal, owned by Don Peterson of Carson City, NV Tipo 115: 1972 GTV, owned by Jim and Susan Filice of Los Gatos, CA Tipo 116: 1988 Milano Verde, owned by Brian Diller and David Weir of Palm Springs, CA Elegance and exuberance The rolling landscape overlook- Pick your favorite flavor of eye candy “I got towed off the Concorso lawn seven years ago,” said SCMer Alex von Wolff, reclined in a camping chair near his gleaming 1960 Maserati 3500 GT. The car had refused to start since breaking down on the show field. “I didn’t know it was gonna run this year until Tuesday.” The happy expression on von Wolff’s face couldn’t have been more peaceful, or his attire more casual. Four young children romped in the cab of the Maserati with no apparent supervision. “My 10-year-old daughter loves the smell of the interior,” said von Wolff. “It’s her college fund.” This refined-yet-relaxed vibe defined Concorso Italiano 2014. Concorso returned to the Bayonet & Blackhorse Golf Club this year for the first time since 2007. The course’s manicured, undulating fairways are perched high over Monterey Bay, with a cloudless sky that feels more like Salinas than Pebble Beach. Tall trees pock the course, offering shade for attendees strolling the grounds. A continuous breeze rolling up from the Pacific Ocean tempers the heat of the sun. It’s a setting that makes you want to hang out all day long, and that’s exactly what everyone does. Alfa awards SCM Publisher and Concorso Emcee Keith Martin manned the awards stage for the umpteenth — okay, 16th — year. He presented Best of Show to Dr. Raphael Gabay’s Details Plan ahead: Concorso Italiano will return to the Bayonet & Blackhorse Golf Club on August 15, 2015 Cost: $150 per person Number of entrants: Too many to count, but expect lots of red and lots of yellow Website: www.concorso.com Best of Show — 1966 Lamborghini 400GT 56 ing the ocean — with acres of luxury Italian sports cars — infuses the atmosphere with plenty of elegance. But after an excellent lunch and some very good wine, Testarossa owners start comparing exhaust notes at full redline, and you know you’re definitely not at Pebble Beach. Mass grids of Lambos, Ferraris and Maseratis dominate the main scene, with Etceterinis congregating along the fringes. Peter Noyes brought his 1964 Iso Rivolta from Portland, OR. “It’s obviously a small group of people that have this kind of car,” Noyes said. “It’s special to get to talk to them. Especially when they have a hell of a lot more knowledge than me.” Noyes trailered his car to Monterey and entered it for judging at Concorso, but he’d been driving it around the Peninsula all week. “If I take the restoration too far, I won’t want to drive it,” he said. “We do The Quail. Thursday morning I watched the Pebble Beach tour. We’ll do auctions tonight.” Savoring the scene Over in the Zagato row of the Alfa section, one car stood out from the rest. It was a 1973 1600 Junior, and its paint resembled a flesh-hued yellow. “That’s the original color — Giallo Oro Z,” said owner Morgan Langley of Escondido. “I’ve owned nine Alfas, but this is the first one I ever rode in.” Langley explained the car’s ownership history, technical specs and production stats to Concorso staffer Raz Ingrasci. Ingrasci stood close and listened, nodding, and then said, “My only beef is the ugly door handles.” The discussion pivoted into a technical and aesthetic comparison of Alfa door-handle designs, and the two SCMers walked down the line of cars together, considering the examples before them like a pair of art majors at a Vatican museum. La Dolce Vita in Monterey. ♦ Sports Car Market David Tomaro Tony Piff

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SCMers at Concorso Italiano Eduardo Aenlle—CA 1966 Alfa Romeo 2600 Sprint George Andreini—CA 1965 Maserati Mistral spyder 1977 Maserati Khamsin John J. & Carol Asmus—CA 1970 Maserati Indy 2014 Maserati Ghibli Gianluca Baldo—CA 1976 Lambretta TV 1976 Vespa Rally 200 Steve Barber—CA 1960 Maserati 3500 GT W. Malcolm & Naomi Barksdale—CA 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Donald Barniske—CA 1993 Cadillac Allante Pininfarina Burt Baumgartner—CA 2003 Aston Martin DB7 Don Behrens—CA 1965 Lamborghini 350GT Mike Bell—CA 2002 Ferrari 360 Spider Bernie Bennett—TX 1978 Alfa Romeo Alfetta 116 58 Bob Benson—CA 1972 DeTomaso Pantera Art Berg—CA 1973 DeTomaso Pantera Tony Blevins—CA 1974 DeTomaso Pantera GTS David Bokaie—CA 1960 Alfa Romeo Guilietta Stefan Bokaie—CA 1991 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2006 Maserati GranSport Jim Bonney—CA 1970 Lancia Fulvia Sport Zagato 1.3S Scott Brady—TX 1972 Ferrari 246 GT Dino Scott Brown—CA 2002 Ferrari 575M 2006 Ferrari 612 Jorge Bujazan—CA 1967 Lamborghini 400GT 2+2 Robert & Jean Marie Canepa—CA 1978 Ferrari 308 GTS Redgee Capili—CA 1992 Ferrari 512 TR 2001 Ferrari 360 Spider F1 Richard Carpeneti—CA 1977 Maserati Merak SS Jim Carpenter—AZ 1978 Lotus Esprit Group 5 FIA racer 1983 Ferrari 512 BB Tony Carpenter—CA 1967 Maserati Ghibli Tate Casey—CA 1982 Ferrari Mondial 8 Carlo Cestarollo—CA 1992 Alfa Romeo 164L Carson & Helen Chen—CA 1972 Ferrari 246 GT Dino William West & Maggie Clark—CA 1972 Alfa Romeo 2000 Berlina Richard Cole—CA 1999 Ferrari 355 Spider November 2014 Timothy Cosentino—CA 1994 Lotus Esprit S4 Colin W Craig—BC 1962 Maserati 3500 GTi 1974 Maserati Bora 1977 Maserati Merak SS William Crothers—OR 1987 Ferrari 328 GTS Peter DalPezzo—NV 2013 Ferrari F12 Tancredi D’Amore—CA 1958 Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider Jack Davis—CA 2008 Maserati GranTurismo Steve Davis—CA 1991 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce Christopher DeCenzo—CA 1977 Ferrari 308 GTB Kurt Delimon—CA 1969 Alfa Romeo GTV 1750 Walmir Denuzzo—FL 1958 Maserati GT 3500 Fantuzzi Special 1963 Maserati GT 3500 Fantuzzi Special Alan Desena—CA 1988 Ferrari 328 GTS Russell Duncanson—CA 1969 Maserati Ghibli John Edwards—CA 1968 Fiat 850 racer Carter Emerson—MI 1958 Maserati 3500 GT Berlinetta Bill Erickson—CA 1985 Maserati Quattroporte Thom Escover—CA 1985 Ferrari 308 GTS QV Steve Fields—CA 1967 Alfa Romeo Duetto Spider 1969 Alfa Romeo 1750 Spider Tim Firnstahl—WA 2004 Lamborghini Gallardo Ted & Debra Floor—CA 1997 Ferrari 550 Roland Foss—CA 1991 Maserati Shamal Robert Funari—CA 1969 Maserati Ghibli Benjamin Gage—CA 2006 Ferrari F430 Spider Jon Gavin—CA 1992 Alfa Romeo 164L Michael Gilliam—CA 2012 Fiat 500 Tom Gilman—CA 1967 Alfa Romeo Giulia Super John & Marianne Giordanengo—CA 1982 Porsche 928 Weissach Alan Goetz—CA 1970 Alfa Romeo Junior Zagato Scott Gordon—CA 1957 Mercedes-Benz 220S Cabriolet Mike Gulett—CA 1966 Bizzarrini 5300 GT Strada Alberto Gutierrez—NM 1958 Maserati 3500 GT berlinetta Shawn Hanson—CA 1974 Alfa Romeo Spider J. Hutson Hart—CA 1972 Alfa Romeo 2000 GT Veloce [Euro] Woody Heller—NY 1974 Ferrari 246 GT Dino Ralph Hemingway—WA 1955 Chevrolet Corvette Hoffman Hibbett—CA 1963 Ferrari 250 GT/L Lusso Ted Hirth—CA 1964 Iso Rivolta GT Kevin & Janet Hurley—CA 1983 Ferrari 308 GTS QV Joe & Beth Hurwich—CA 1954 Alfa Romeo 1900 C SS Christopher Ice—CA 1980 Fiat X1/9 racer Michael Ingegno—CA 1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale 1967 Alfa Romeo Duetto Spider Veloce Charles “Raz” Ingrasci—CA 1966 Alfa Romeo Duetto Robert L. Jacobs—CA 2006 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Fred Johansen—CA 1961 Maserati 3500 GT Andrew Katz—CO 1974 Maserati Bora Phil Katzakian—CA 2004 Lamborghini Gallardo John & Kathy Kelemen—CA 1975 Ferrari 308 GT4 Dino Bob Kierejczyk—CA 1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4 Neal Kirkham—CA 1961 Alfa Romeo Sprint Zagato Series I Tait Kirkham—CA 1971 Alfa Romeo Junior Zagato John Kolkka—CA 1976 Lamborghini Countach LP400 Periscopio Scott & Joanie Kriens—CA 1960 Ferrari 250 PF cabriolet Gary Kuntz—CA 1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4 A.A. Lancaster—WA 1972 Maserati Ghibli SS Richard Lane—CA 1969 Maserati Ghibli Morgan Langley—CA 1973 Alfa Romeo Junior Zagato 1600 Tim Leister—CA 1990 Ferrari F40 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia Bill & Sandi LeMasters—CA 1961 Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder Edward Levin—CA 1970 Lancia Fulvia Armando Levy—CA 1975 Ferrari 308 GT4 Dino Paul Levy—OK 1966 Maserati Quattraporte Chuck Loper—OH 1963 Maserati 3500 GTI Len Maggiore—CA 1989 Ferrari 328 GTS Carl Gustav Magnusson—CA 1957 Abarth 750 GT Zagato Corsa Salvador Manzur—CA 1972 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino Charles Maranto—IN 1969 Fiat 2000 OT America Marco Marini—CA 1998 Ferrari F355 Spyder Dan McCallum—BC 1989 Maserati 228 Paul Mehus—CA 1998 Ferrari 550 Maranello Bert A. Meli—CA 2003 Lamborghini Murcielago John Middleton—CA 1970 DeTomaso Mangusta Bud & Jan Millard—CA 1969 DeTomaso Mangusta Bruce & Ellen Miller—CA 1972 Ferrari 246 GT Dino Mark Mitchell—CA 1965 Sunbeam Venezia by Touring Superleggera Ralph Moceo—CA 1958 Fiat 1200 TV Spider TJ Noto—CA 1959 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Veloce 2011 BMW 135i Robert Ochi—CA 1986 Ferrari 328 GTS Tom Oda—CA 1967 Ferrari 330 GTC Eugene O’Gorman—CA 1965 Maserati Mistral Larry Oka—CA 1968 Fiat Vignale Gamine 500 James Page—FL 1974 Alfa Romeo Montreal Geoff Palermo—CA 2014 Ferrari 458 Spider Denny & Dani Paul—CA 1967 Apollo GT coupe Alex Penrith—CA 1988 Ferrari 328 GTS Buddy Pepp—CA 1974 DeTomaso Pantera Mike & Nanette Ponte—CA 1983 Ferrari 308 GTSi QV Gray & Audrey Poole—CA 1967 Maserati Quattroporte Series I Michael Pordes—CA 1969 Alfa Romeo GTV Victor Preisler—CA 1963 Maserati Sebring 1971 Maserati Ghibli SS Kirk Pumphrey—CA 2001 Ferrari 550 Maranello Thomas M. & Darlene Quigg—CA 2014 Ferrari 458 Spider Jon Quint—CA 1972 Ferrari 246 GT Dino Troy & Ruth Raynor—CA 2005 Ferrari 575 F1 Superamerica Jerome Richards—CA 1968 Intermeccanica Italia Nick Rizos—AZ 1987 Porsche 928 S4 Ivan Ruiz—GA 1970 Maserati Ghibli Spyder Jay Paul Santangelo—CO 1954 Maserati Tipo 160 T-4 Tourismo Lusso 57 Philip Sarris—CA 1967 Maserati Mexico Paul & Jackie Schaeffer—CA 1967 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Paul Schwartz—CA 1963 Ferrari 250 GT/L Lusso Michael Smith—CA 1972 Ferrari 246 GT Dino Ron & Diane Spindler—CA 1971 Maserati Ghibli Jeff St. Clair—CA 1978 Porsche 911SC Wally Stevens—CA 2014 Lamborghini Gallardo Mike Stinson—ID 1979 Fiat Brava Robert Stockman—FL 2003 Aston Martin DB AR1 Zagato David & Ginny Sydorick—CA 2003 Aston Martin DB7 GT Zagato Marc Tauber—AZ 1972 Maserati Ghibli SS Tish & Tom Thinesen—CA 1972 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino David K. & Christine Thompson—CA 1987 Ferrari 328 GTS Clay & Barbara Timon—CA 2005 Ferrari 575 F1 Superamerica Andrew Totten—CT 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 Paul Turek—CA 1969 Maserati Ghibli John Vartanian—CA 2001 Ferrari Barchetta Joe Ventura—CA 1988 Ferrari 512 Testarossa Jon Venverloh—CA 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Alexander von Wolff—CA 1960 Maserati 3500 GT Bruce & Juana Wagner—CA 1980 Maserati Merak SS Bruce & Peggy Wanta—WA 1973 DeTomaso Mangusta VR Spyder 1973 Maserati Bora Richard & Celeste Weklych—CA 1958 Alfa Romeo Giulietta H. Wilson Werhan—CA 1973 Maserati Bora Todd Wertman—CA 1979 Ferrari 512 BB Phil White—CA 1959 Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder prototype Scott Whitman—CA 1966 Sunbeam Tiger 2012 Lotus Evora S GP Edition Steve Wilson—CA 1966 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Tim Wyman—BC 1962 Maserati 3500 GT Philip Yanni—CA 2006 Maserati Cambiocorso coupe John Zihla—CA 1979 Ferrari Berlinetta

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MONTEREY RECAP PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE Allen Stephens Jon Shirley speaks with judges at Pebble Beach Prancing Horse Shakes Up Pebble Ferrari opens the door to other great post-war cars by Jon Shirley M y 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti coupe won Best in Show at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Although six post-World War II cars won Pebble during the early days — the last in 1968, when a four-year-old Maserati won — this was the first in the modern era of the concours that started in 1972 when J. Heumann and Lorin Tryon took over the then-failing event. They reduced the six categories of post-war cars to two — but they added Ferrari as a class. So to the many regulars of Pebble, this was THE first post-war car to win and the first Ferrari. It only took 42 years! Second time’s the charm I showed the Ferrari at Pebble in 1998, and it won its class of Scaglietti-bodied cars and the Luigi Chinetti award for most significant Ferrari. So the car was a known entity. It is a very special car — a one-off creation for Roberto Rossellini, the Italian film director who was most famous for getting Ingrid Bergman to leave her husband. The car had everything going for it at an event where custom coachwork cars almost always win Best in Show. In fact, the Ferrari got a few votes for Best in Show in 1998, which I was told was a first for a Ferrari. A former basket case When I heard of the Ferrari in 1995, it was apart in a basement garage on the outskirts of Paris, where it had been since 1970. So it had not run for 25 years. The engine was apart, the wiring harness and gauges were in a filthy box. Some of the original interior was in another filthy box, but the chassis and the body were intact. I love finding basket-case cars to restore. It greatly increases the challenge, especially the research into how it was in its day. It took quite a while 58 Jon Shirley’s 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti coupe was the first modern car to win Best Concours d’Surprise Judges put a modern twist on Best of Show by Carl Bomstead T he 64th Annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance left nothing on the table. Concours organizers were all-in with a spectacular event that brought the bestof-the-best cars from around the world to Pebble Beach on August 17. This year’s Pebble Beach also provided a huge surprise, as judges picked a post-war car — Jon Shirley’s 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti coupe — for Best of Show. This hasn’t happened since 1968, when the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance was a very different event. The 18th Fairway of the famed Pebble Beach Golf Links, framed by Stillwater Cove and Point Lobos, provides a venue beyond compare as 216 exciting motor cars were presented in an atmosphere of hallowed tradition. The concours has evolved over the years, as over-restoration and cars that are static display pieces are no longer the norm. Overrestoration, in fact, is a detriment, and judges will deduct valuable points for the incorrect plating of a part that should have been painted. Authenticity is the objective. Entrants are also encouraged to participate in the 70-mile Tour d’Elegance that takes place on the Thursday 1956 Maserati A6G/54 Frua coupe Sports Car Market Tony Piff Rich Tsai, SingleLens.net

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Details Plan ahead: The 65th Annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is scheduled for August 16, 2015. Pebble Beach Concours events will start on August 12 and run through August 16. Tour: The Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance will take concours cars and their owners on a famous drive around the Monterey Peninsula on August 13, 2015. The tour motors over 17-Mile Drive, along beautiful highways, stops for a public display of the cars in Carmel-by-the-Sea and then returns to Pebble Beach. The Pebble Beach Motoring Classic takes concours participants on a drive from Seattle to Pebble Beach over nine days. The cars and drivers arrive in time for all concours events. Number of entries: About 200 cars and motorcycles Seminars: The concours sponsors seminars during the week. Visit the official website for more information. Cost: $275 for one general admission ticket if bought in advance. Day-of-show admission is $300. More: www.pebblebeachconcours.net before the concours. The cars are displayed in their natural setting — on the road — and spectators line the route to applaud the cars passing by. As an added incentive to participate in the tour, finishing the event is a tie-breaker in Sunday’s judging — and the judges are instructed to ignore any damage sustained on the tour. The concours has also evolved, as new and innova- t of Show since 1968 tive classes are selected for invitation. Period hot rods made their debut a few years ago, and this year there was a class for the remarkable Czechoslovakian Tatra. The earlier T77, which was produced from 1934 to ’36, featured a rear stabilizing fin and rear louvers that chan- neled hot air over the tail of the car. The later T87 had a unique center fog light. The T603, of which two were presented, was produced between 1956 and 1975 and over 60,000 were produced, but they were reserved strictly for government officials. This was a unique opportunity to observe the “streamlined” Tatra and Pavel Kasik’s classwinning 1936 T77 Aerodynamic Limousine. The concours also celebrated 100 years of Maserati. There were Maserati classes for both racing and coachwork. Brothers Carlo, Bindo, Alfieri and Ernesto founded Societa Anonima Officine Alfieri Maserati in 1914, and they dominated Grand Prix racing. They even won the Indianapolis 500 in 1939 and 1940. The spectacular 1956 A6G/54 Frua coupe won the coachwork class, and the 1949 Tipo 4CLT/48 Monoposto the racing. Few people have seen a low, sleek Ruxton — let alone four with the striking Joseph Urban striped color scheme. Only 96 Ruxtons were produced, and 19 are currently thought to exist. Remarkably, 16 were presented at the concours with Jim Fasnacht, a marque expert, winning the top two places. In addition, steam cars, Ferrari Testa Rossas, cars with coachwork by Fernandez and Darrin and Rolls-Royce Phantoms IV, V and VI were featured. Back to Jon Shirley’s Best of Show Ferrari. The Best of Show 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti coupe was built for Italian film director Roberto Rossellini. It was found in an underground garage in Paris in 1995 and was then properly restored. Jon Shirley is no stranger to Pebble Beach — he won the coveted Best of Show in 2008 — but this win was significant as it was the first post-war car to win in 46 years. The third Sunday in August is a cherished day. Next year’s event promises to be equally exciting as the Pebble Beach Concours continues to Joseph Urban’s striped colored scheme graces a 1929 Ruxton C November 2014 evolve — while retaining the tradition and reputation of presenting the world’s finest collector cars. ♦ 59 to restore the Ferrari — most of 1996 and 1997. After the car won several Best in Shows at other events, I started driving it, and it did several major rallies. It was back to being what it was supposed to be — a car. The Ferrari might have remained a driver had I not won Best of Show at Pebble in 2008 with a 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B coupe. It is hard to describe just how much fun it is to win such a great event. I knew the Alfa had the possibility of winning, as it is also a special car. More research Of course, no one should go to Pebble Beach ex- pecting to win it all. You need to take a car that is done correctly and shows well. If all the planets are aligned, it could win, but there will always be several other cars that could win. After that win I thought about the Ferrari going back to Pebble — 16 years later — and perhaps winning a more major award. But it was really encouragement from some judges at Pebble that got me to try again. I went back over all the research we had done the first time. I found a few more original photos, and they showed some details we had overlooked the first time. We had done the interior in leather in 1997, as we had a man who only did leather. This time we did it in period-correct vinyl. I hated to toss the leather, but it had 15 years of hard driving and looked pretty bad. Keeping cars on the road Winning Pebble with a post-war car meant a great deal to me. It means that other owners of great post-war cars will bring them to Pebble Beach, which can only help the concours. I took a lot of Ferraris to Pebble Beach over the years — 10 in all. But I am not a concours-centric person, and not all my cars are restored — some are dead-stock original. I love to drive them. I vintage race and I go to rallies. I take cars to concours — usually only two a year — so the public can enjoy them. These old jewels should be seen and not locked up in a garage. I love that Pebble Beach has the Thursday Tour d’Elegance. Everyone knows of it, and they can come and enjoy the cars for free. Carmel is mobbed. People sit all along the tour route and they wave to everyone. That’s really as good as it gets. ♦ David Tomaro Allen Stephens

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Award-winning SCMers at Pebble Beach Academy of Art University—San Francisco, CA 1931 Ruxton C Edward G. Budd Mfg. Co. sedan 3rd: Class D: Ruxton Lord Bamford—Gloucestershire, U.K. 1937 Rolls-Royce Phantom III Vanvooren sports cabriolet 1st: Class H-1: Rolls-Royce Best of Show Nominees Stanley & Merle Bauer—Beverly Hills, CA 1925 Bentley 3 Litre Speed Model Taylor tourer 1st: Class J-4: Prewar Sports Racing Ann Bothwell—Woodland Hills, CA 1913 Peugeot L45 racer Charles A. Chayne Trophy Stephen F. Brauer—St. Louis, MO 1970 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Mulliner landaulette 3rd: Class H-2: Rolls-Royce Phantom Postwar Pat & Pat Brothers—Bridal Veil, OR 1935 Cadillac 370D Fleetwood town cabriolet 3rd: Class C-3: American Classic Closed Karra L. Canum—San Jose, CA 1958 BMW 503 Series II cabriolet 3rd: Class O-1: Postwar Touring Chris & Katrina Cord—Ketchum, ID 1937 Cord 812 SC cabriolet Gwenn Graham Most Elegant Convertible Jack & Kingsley Croul—Corona Del Mar, CA 1904 Turner-Miesse 10 HP rear-entry tonneau 3rd: Class L-1: Prewar Preservation Evelyn & Jim Fasnacht—Houston, TX 1930 Ruxton C Baker-Raulang phaeton 1st: Class D: Ruxton Tony & Jonna Ficco—Wheat Ridge, CO 1934 Duesenberg J Murphy Custom Beverly sedan 3rd: Class G: Duesenberg Jeffrey & Frances Fisher—Palm Beach, FL 1938 Delahaye 135 MS Figoni & Falaschi Torpédo Grand Sport 1st: Class J-2: European Classic Late Open Ken Gross—Purcellville, VI Lorin Tryon Trophy Barry G. Hon—Dana Point, CA 1937 Bentley 4¼ Litre Vanden Plas roadster 3rd: Class J-2: European Classic Late Open Mark & Kim Hyman—St. Louis, MO 1922 Packard Twin Six Brunn Cape Top Touring 1st: Class L-1: Prewar Preservation William Johnston & Ronald Elenbaas (The Off Brothers Collection)— Richland, MI 1910 American Underslung Traveler toy tonneau 1st: Class A: Antique Ansel Adams Award The Hon. Sir Michael Kadoorie—Hong Kong SAR, CHN 1939 Talbot-Lago T150C SS Pourtout coupé 1st: Class J-3: European Classic Late Closed The Keller Collection at the Pyramids—Petaluma, CA 1927 Mercedes-Benz 630K Hibbard & Darrin convertible 2nd: Class I: Mercedes-Benz Prewar Mercedes-Benz Star of Excellence Award 1931 Delage D-8 SS 100 Fernandez et Darrin cabriolet 2nd: Class F: Fernandez et Darrin Coachwork Howard & Rosalind Kroplick—East Hills, NY 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 LeBaron town car 1st: Class C-3: American Classic Closed Robert M. & Anne Brockinton Lee—Reno, NV 1934 Hispano-Suiza J12 Fernandez et Darrin coupé de ville 1st: Class F: Fernandez et Darrin Coachwork Elegance in Motion Trophy 1934 Hispano-Suiza K6 Fernandez et Darrin coupé chauffeur 3rd: Class F: Fernandez et Darrin Coachwork Alec Ulmann Trophy Dr. Richard D. Lisman—Southampton, NY 1929 OM 665 SSMM Team Car Sport Milano roadster Mille Miglia Prewar Trophy The Longfield Family—Burlington, CAN 1908 Daimler TC48 Roi des Belges 2nd: Class A: Antique The William Lyon Family—Newport Beach, CA 1941 Mercedes-Benz 770K W150 Offener tourenwagen 1st: Class I: Mercedes-Benz Prewar Guy & Dorothy Mace—Springfield, MO 1936 Horch 853 cabriolet 2nd: Class L-1: Prewar Preservation Bruce R. McCaw—Bellevue, WA 1957 Maserati 450S Spyder 3rd: Class N-1: Maserati Centennial Racing Dana & Patti Mecum—Walworth, WI 1954 Ferrari 250 Monza Scaglietti 2nd: Class M-2: Ferrari Competition Madylon & Dean Meiling—Incline Village, NV 1954 Maserati A6GCS Spyder Gran Turismo Trophy Pierre F. Mellinger—Crans Montana, CHE 1955 Maserati 300S Fantuzzi Spyder 2nd: Class N-1: Maserati Centennial Racing Peter & Merle Mullin—Los Angeles, CA 1931 Bugatti Type 50 Million-Guiet coupé 3rd: Class J-1: European Classic Early Willis Murphey Jr. and Harry Yeaggy—Cincinnati, OH 1958 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Scaglietti Spyder 2nd: Class M-3: Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Dennis P. Nicotra—Fairfield, CT 1951 Ferrari 212 Export berlinetta 3rd: Class M-2: Ferrari Competition Chris Ohrstrom—The Plains, VI 1940 Tatra T87 Aerodynamic saloon 3rd: Class K: Streamlined Tatra Jim Patterson/The Patterson Collection—Louisville, KY 1937 Bugatti Type 57SC Atalante 2nd: Class J-3: European Classic Late Closed J.B. & Dorothy Nethercutt Most Elegant Closed Car Ron Rezek—Ashland, OR 1939 Lagonda V12 Rapide drophead coupe 2nd: Class J-2: European Classic Late Open Thomas Shaughnessy—Oceanside, CA 1957 Kurtis 500X “Caballo II” Sutton sports racer open 2nd: Class O-2: Postwar Sports Racing Mille Miglia Postwar Trophy John P. Shibles—Sea Girt, NJ 1929 Duesenberg J Murphy convertible sedan 1st: Class G: Duesenberg Jon Shirley—Medina, WA 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti coupe 1st: Class M-1: Ferrari Grand Touring Best of Show Strother MacMinn Most Elegant Sports Car Art Center College of Design Award Daniel Sielecki—Acassuso, ARG 1949 Maserati Tipo 4CLT/48 Monoposto 1st: Class N-1: Maserati Centennial Racing The Tony Hulman Trophy Larry & Jane Solomon—Woodside, CA 1961 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Pininfarina Coupe Aerodinamico 3rd: Class M-1: Ferrari Grand Touring Thomas & Rhonda Taffet—Chatsworth, CA 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet A 3rd: Class I: Mercedes-Benz Prewar Jim Utaski—Princeton, NJ 1956 Maserati A6G 2000 GT Zagato berlinetta 2nd: Class N-2: Maserati Centennial Coachwork The Vitesse ~ Elegance Trophy Pebble Beach honored 100 years of Maserati 60 Willem van Huystee—Lancaster, PA 1935 Riley MPH Roadster 2nd: Class J-4: Prewar Sports Racing Sports Car Market David Tomaro

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MONTEREY RECAP OUT AND ABOUT Lancia Aurelia B24S convertible Alfa Romeo 8C Austin London Taxi Car Spotting on the Peninsula Ferrari 275 GTB/2 Automotive eyeball appeal cranked up to 11 Photos by Tony Piff and David Tomaro Gulf livery Porsche 911T Blastolene Special Porsche 906 Saab 95 wagon 1946 DeSoto Deluxe 1951 Tatra T600 64 Galpin Ford GTR1 Mansory Vincero Bugatti Veyron Sports Car Market

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Porsche 356 DeLorean DMC-12 DeTomaso Pantera Porsche 356 Austin-Healey 100-6 1968 Intermeccanica Italia convertible Volkswagen Kübelwagen Lincoln Continental Mark II 1955 Ford Thunderbird Sunbeam Venezia by Carrozeria Touring BMW 3.0 CSi Mini Comtesse — a gullwing microcar Citroën DS November 2014 Tri-tone Jaguar XK 120 with added chrome Mercedes-Benz 190SL 65

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MONTEREY RECAP THE NUMBERS Monterey’s Top 200 This year, 822 of 1,236 cars/motorcycles changed hands on the Monterey Peninsula for $463,744,226, with an average price per vehicle of $564,166 Rank Sold Price Model 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 (Tie) 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 (Tie) 28 29 30 (Tie) 32 (Tie) 34 (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) 38 39 40 (Tie) (Tie) 43 44 (Tie) 46 (Tie) 66 $38,115,000 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO berlinetta $26,400,000 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale $23,000,000 1955 Ferrari 410 Sport $15,180,000 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder $12,000,000 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione Clienti $11,550,000 1964 Ferrari 250 LM $10,175,000 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 $9,725,000 1962 Ferrari 250 SWB $7,260,000 1953 Ferrari 250 MM $6,930,000 1965 Ford GT40 prototype roadster $6,875,000 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Speciale Aerodinamica $6,820,000 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Series I cabriolet $5,610,000 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Series I cabriolet $5,500,000 1955 Aston Martin DB3S $4,620,000 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Longnose Alloy $4,620,000 1956 Maserati 250F $4,000,000 1939 Alfa Romeo Tipo 256 Sportivo cabriolet $3,850,000 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB $3,750,000 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 $3,520,000 1967 Ford GT40 Mk I $3,382,500 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Alloy $2,970,000 1927 Bugatti Type 35 Grand Prix $2,915,000 1963 Ferrari 400 SA LWB Aerodinamico Series II coupe $2,750,000 1953 Ferrari 250 Europa coupe $2,640,000 1973 Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Daytona Spider $2,530,000 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing $2,530,000 1911 Mercer Type 35R raceabout $2,430,000 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Series II cabriolet $2,420,000 2013 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse Le Ciel Calif. $2,365,000 1964 Ferrari 250 GT/L Lusso $2,365,000 2001 Ferrari 333 SP $2,310,000 1978 Ferrari 312 T3 Formula One racer $2,310,000 1956 Ferrari 250 Europa GT $2,200,000 1993 Ferrari F40 LM $2,200,000 1964 Ferrari 250 GT/L Lusso $2,200,000 1962 Ferrari 250 PF cabriolet $2,200,000 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB $2,160,000 1972 McLaren M20 Can-Am racer $2,117,500 1963 Ferrari 250 GT/L Lusso $2,090,000 1960 Ferrari 250 GT Series II $2,090,000 1960 Aston Martin DB4GT $2,090,000 1971 Lamborghini Miura SV $2,035,000 1948 Tucker 48 $1,980,000 1966 Ferrari 275 GTS $1,980,000 1964 Ferrari 250 GT/L Lusso $1,925,000 1958 BMW 507 Series II $1,925,000 2003 Ferrari Enzo Auction & Lot Bon, #3 RM, #239 RC, #37 G&C, #18 RC, #1 RM, #150 RM, #220 RC, #2 Bon, #6 RM, #134 Bon, #10 Bon, #5 G&C, #133 G&C, #32 G&C, #113 G&C, #115 G&C, #144 Bon, #289 RM, #231 G&C, #139 RM, #237 G&C, #131 RM, #218 RM, #225 Bon, #212 RM, #111 RM, #235 Mec, #S181 RM, #133 G&C, #60 G&C, #58 Bon, #4 G&C, #26 Bon, #244 G&C, #141 RC, #5 RC, #8 Mec, #S170 RM, #216 G&C, #62 RM, #120 RM, #230 G&C, #49 RC, #7 RM, #118 G&C, #38 RM, #211 Rank Sold Price Model 48 49 50 51 52 (Tie) 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 1 (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) 63 64 65 1 66 (Tie) 68 (Tie) 70 71 (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) 76 77 78 79 (Tie) 81 82 (Tie) (Tie) 85 86 87 88 (Tie) 90 (Tie) $1,870,000 1974 Lamborghini Countach LP400 Periscopio $1,815,000 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster $1,804,000 2000 Ferrari F1-2000 $1,760,000 1966 Ferrari 275 GTS $1,705,000 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster $1,705,000 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 roadster $1,650,000 1965 Aston Martin DB5 $1,595,000 1937 Bentley 4¼ Litre $1,567,500 1948 Tucker 48 $1,540,000 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special cabriolet $1,539,000 1930 Duesenberg Model J Torpedo convertible $1,512,500 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster $1,500,000 1990 Ferrari F40 $1,485,000 1948 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport coupe $1,485,000 1964 Aston Martin DB5 $1,485,000 1988 Porsche 959 Komfort $1,485,000 2006 Ferrari FXX Evoluzione $1,458,000 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing $1,430,000 1991 Ferrari F40 $1,400,000 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing $1,375,000 1961 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster $1,347,500 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing $1,347,500 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24S Spider America $1,320,000 1990 Ferrari F40 $1,320,000 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing $1,265,000 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400 S $1,210,000 1968 Ferrari 166/246T Dino Formula 2 Tasman racer $1,210,000 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster $1,210,000 1936 Auburn 852 SC Boattail Speedster $1,210,000 1953 Bentley R-type Continental sedan $1,210,000 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster $1,193,500 1960 Ferrari 250 GT Series II cabriolet $1,182,500 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster $1,161,000 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing $1,155,000 1967 Toyota 2000GT $1,155,000 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona $1,127,500 1962 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster $1,100,000 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24S Spider America $1,100,000 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR 3.0 $1,100,000 1953 Lancia Aurelia PF200 C spider $1,080,000 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 roadster $1,072,500 1959 Maserati 3500 GT prototype Spyder $1,050,000 1967 Brabham-Repco BT24 $1,045,000 1992 AAR Eagle Mk III Toyota GTP racer $1,045,000 1967 Toyota 2000GT $1,034,000 1970 Brabham-Cosworth BT33 Formula One Ford racer $1,034,000 1908 Napier Type 23A 45-hp tourer Auction & Lot G&C, #11 Bon, #216 RM, #245 RM, #227 G&C, #13 RM, #129 RM, #212 RM, #131 RM, #140 RM, #114 Mec, #S206 G&C, #147 RC, #11 Bon, #242 G&C, #130 G&C, #35 RM, #251 Mec, #S188 Bon, #263 RC, #6 RM, #228 Bon, #286 G&C, #110 G&C, #24 R&S, #S668 RM, #247 Bon, #7 Bon, #292 G&C, #138 RM, #117 R&S, #F466 Bon, #297 RM, #238 Mec, #S152 G&C, #36 RC, #10 RM, #122 Bon, #249 Bon, #246 RM, #219 Mec, #S173 RM, #138 G&C, #148 G&C, #152 RM, #217 Bon, #257 Bon, #254 Sports Car Market

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MONTEREY RECAP THE NUMBERS Rank Sold Price Model 92 (Tie) 94 (Tie) 96 (Tie) (Tie) 99 100 101 (Tie) (Tie) 104 105 (Tie) 107 (Tie) 109 110 (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) 114 (Tie) 116 (Tie) 118 (Tie) 120 121 122 123 (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 (Tie) 137 138 139 140 141 142 (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) 146 68 $1,023,000 1965 Alfa Romeo TZ $1,023,000 1967 Ferrari 330 GTC $1,017,500 1967 Ferrari 330 GTC $1,017,500 1961 Ferrari 250 GT NART Spyder $1,012,000 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900C SS coupe $1,012,000 1958 Aston Martin DB Mk III drophead coupe $1,012,000 1979 Lamborghini Countach LP400S Series I $1,004,400 1995 Porsche 962 K8 spyder $1,001,000 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0 $990,000 1937 BMW 328 roadster $990,000 1981 Ferrari 512 BB Bellancauto Le Mans racer $990,000 1954 Pegaso Z-102 cabriolet $962,500 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona $946,000 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona coupe $946,000 1926 Rickenbacker Eight Super Sport $935,000 1969 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona competition coupe $935,000 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 $891,000 1949 Maserati A6 1500/3C berlinetta $880,000 1956 Lancia Aurelia B24S Spider America $880,000 1963 Aston Martin DB4 convertible $880,000 1964 Aston Martin DB5 $880,000 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona $869,000 1912 Speedwell 12-J 50-hp speed car $869,000 1966 Lamborghini 400GT $858,000 1969 Ferrari 365 GTC $858,000 1969 Ferrari 365 GTC $852,500 1936 Rolls-Royce Phantom III $852,500 1938 Jaguar SS 100 3.5 roadster $847,800 1968 Chevrolet Corvette L88 convertible $847,000 1965 Shelby Cobra 289 roadster $836,000 1929 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 SS Spider $825,000 2014 BMW i8 Concours d'Elegance Edition $825,000 1968 Ferrari 330 GTC $825,000 1997 Ferrari F310 B $825,000 1965 Lamborghini 350GT $825,000 1934 Mercedes-Benz 500K tourer $814,000 1969 Maserati Ghibli 4.7 Spider $775,500 1969 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona $770,000 1938 Bugatti Type 57C Stelvio $764,500 1962 Maserati 3500 GT Spyder $748,000 1968 Ferrari 206 GT Dino $742,500 1959 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud I drophead coupe $731,500 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona coupe $715,000 1932 Lancia Dilambda Torpedo Sport $715,000 1970 Maserati Ghibli Spider $702,000 1973 Porsche 911 RS Carrera Auction & Lot G&C, #20 RM, #234 Bon, #274 RM, #249 G&C, #59 G&C, #51 RM, #108 Mec, #S146 G&C, #30 Bon, #267 Bon, #8 G&C, #28 RM, #145 Bon, #258 RM, #246 Bon, #9 Bon, #238 Bon, #287 G&C, #22 RM, #222 RM, #137 RM, #243 Bon, #231 G&C, #103 Bon, #2 G&C, #29 Bon, #222 RM, #126 Mec, #S147 G&C, #150 G&C, #56 G&C, #52 RM, #116 RM, #224 RM, #215 RM, #252 Bon, #226 RM, #213 RM, #115 RM, #214 G&C, #107 RM, #226 R&S, #S660 G&C, #23 RC, #12 Mec, #S155 $693,000 1913 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Roi-Des-Belges tourer Bon, #250 $688,600 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona $687,500 1967 Ferrari 330 GTC $682,000 1968 Ferrari 330 GTC RC, #13 $660,000 1929 Rolls-Royce Phantom I Transformal phaeton $660,000 1927 Bugatti Type 37A Grand Prix $660,000 1974 Lancia Stratos HF Stradale $660,000 1961 Maserati 3500 GT Speciale coupe $627,000 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona G&C, #48 G&C, #109 Bon, #240 G&C, #8 RM, #232 RM, #236 G&C, #33 Rank Sold Price Model 147 (Tie) 149 (Tie) 151 152 (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) 157 (Tie) 159 160 (Tie) 162 163 164 (Tie) 166 (Tie) 168 (Tie) 170 171 172 173 (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) (Tie) 179 180 181 182 183 (Tie) 185 (Tie) 187 188 189 (Tie) 191 (Tie) 193 (Tie) 195 196 197 198 (Tie) (Tie) 201 $616,000 1967 Lamborghini 350GT $616,000 1952 Siata 1500 Speciale coupe $572,000 1969 Ferrari 206 GT Dino $572,000 1965 Shelby GT350 Paxton prototype $550,800 2006 Ford GT heritage Edition $550,000 1912 Packard Model 30 tourer $550,000 1925 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Piccadilly roadster $550,000 1974 Ferrari 365 BB $550,000 1956 Arnolt-Bristol DeLuxe roadster $550,000 1936 Auburn Eight supercharged Speedster $539,000 1973 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino $539,000 1949 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS $528,000 1961 Jaguar XKE Series I 3.8 convertible $517,000 1938 Mercedes-Benz 320 cabriolet A $517,000 1963 Porsche 356 Carrera 2 $505,000 1964 Ferrari 330 America $495,000 1960 Rolls-Royce Phantom V sedanca de ville $486,000 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 coupe $486,000 1958 Porsche 356A Speedster $484,000 1958 Dual-Ghia Convertible $484,000 1937 Jaguar SS 100 2.5 roadster $473,000 1963 Ferrari 250 GTE Series III 2+2 $473,000 1981 Ferrari 512 BB $462,000 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 $451,000 1966 Lamborghini 400GT Spyder conversion 2+2 $447,000 1974 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino $440,000 1974 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino $440,000 1938 Packard Twelve Model 1608 all-weather cabriolet $440,000 1968 Porsche 911T/R $440,000 1973 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino $440,000 1961 Jaguar XKE Series I 3.8 convertible $440,000 1958 Porsche 356A 1600 Speedster $429,000 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 cabriolet $423,500 1962 Aston Martin DB4 $418,000 1930 Packard Custom Eight phaeton $415,250 1958 Porsche 356A Speedster $412,500 1967 Aston Martin DB6 $412,500 1951 Delahaye 135M cabriolet $407,000 1965 Porsche 911 $407,000 2006 Ford GT $401,500 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 fastback $396,000 1963 Rolls-Royce Phantom V Touring limousine $390,500 1974 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino $390,500 1955 Porsche 356 Super Speedster $385,000 1967 Maserati Ghibli 4.7 coupe $385,000 1958 Dual-Ghia convertible $374,000 1966 Ferrari 330 GT Series II 2+2 $374,000 1933 Packard Twelve roadster $372,600 1973 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino $357,500 1969 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2 $346,500 1990 Lamborghini Contach 25th Anniversary $341,000 1972 AAR Eagle 7200 Indianapolis $341,000 1966 Ferrari 330 GT Series II 2+2 $341,000 1957 Mercedes-Benz 190SL convertible $340,200 2005 Ford GT Auction & Lot G&C, #42 RM, #132 Bon, #1 RM, #149 Mec, #S120 G&C, #121 G&C, #21 RC, #18 RM, #155 RM, #146 Bon, #220 G&C, #143 G&C, #112 Bon, #252 G&C, #135 R&S, #S669 RM, #242 Mec, #F154 Mec, #S150 G&C, #118 RM, #244 RM, #110 RM, #109 Bon, #294 RM, #160 RC, #15 G&C, #10 G&C, #122 G&C, #57 RM, #141 RM, #142 RM, #250 RM, #130 RM, #148 RM, #209 G&C, #9 RM, #143 RM, #158 G&C, #64 RM, #147 R&S, #F464 Bon, #214 Bon, #299 G&C, #156 Bon, #264 RM, #119 Bon, #225 RM, #162 Mec, #S96 Bon, #291 RC, #31 RM, #156 RM, #241 RM, #104 Mec, #S159 Sports Car Market

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Ferrari Profile 1962–63 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta If there can be such a thing, GTO 3851 was just an average GTO. It has a history of crashes and no high-profile results or celebrity drivers by Steve Ahlgrim Details Years produced: 1962–64 Number produced: 39 Original list price: $18,000 Current SCM Valuation: $35,000,000– $55,000,000 Tune-up cost: $3,000 Distributor caps: $500 each Chassis number location: Left frame member by steering box Engine number location: Right rear above motor mount Club: Ferrari Club of America, Ferrari Owners Club Website: www.ferrariclubofamerica.com Alternatives: 1960–63 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato, 1961–62 Jaguar E-type Lightweight, 1936–38 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic coupe SCM Investment Grade: A+ Comps Chassis number: 3851GT T he Ferrari 250 GT Omologato needs little introduction as the most iconic, most habitable, street-useable, race-winning, World Championship-winning — and simply gorgeous — closed two-seat coupe car from the world-famous Maranello factory. The GTO was developed to contest the 1962 3-liter class FIA GT World Championship series of classical enduranceracing events. Selective production at Maranello and in the Scaglietti body plant in Modena ran on through the 1963 FIA GT World Championship and — sure enough — the Ferrari 250 GTO won the World title both seasons in succession. Ferrari 250 GTO chassis 3851GT offered here was acquired by young Italian enthusiast Fabrizio Violati 49 years ago, in 1965. He was scion of a wealthy family with considerable business interests in agriculture and mineral-water bottling. In essence the genial, harddriving Roman became the fourth owner that 3851GT had had during its young life. Starting around 1974, Violati began to acquire fur- ther Ferraris and form Collezione Maranello Rosso. The collection was housed into purpose-built premises between San Marino and the Italian coastal resort city of Rimini. In his genuinely enthusiastic and frequently active ownership, and in that — since his 2010 death — of his estate, 3851GT has ever since been preserved, maintained, exercised and adored. 72 SCM Analysis This car, Lot 3, was sold for $38,115,000, including buyer’s pre- mium, at Bonhams’ Quail Lodge Auction on August 14, 2014. Unless you live under a rock, you already know that this was the highest-priced public sale of an automobile ever. That doesn’t necessarily make a GTO the most valuable car in the world, but there is no more valuable seriesproduction automobile. Ferrari built 39 250 GTOs and all of them still exist today. That’s a big production number for a $10,000,000 automobile — for a $30,000,000 car it’s almost incomprehensible. The start of a legend The 1960s was the golden age of GT racing. A com- petitor could drive his car to the track, race it and drive it home. Ferrari had been particularly successful in that arena. They had a particularly good run with their 250 GT Short Wheelbase, but stiff competition was coming from Aston Martin’s new DB4GT Zagato and Jaguar’s new E-type lightweight. A new car was needed. The process of getting a car approved for a particular series is called homologation. It involves the submission of a proposal to the sanctioning body on a car to be entered in the series. If the proposal is accepted, the car is homologated — in Italian, omologated. In GT racing during the 1960s, one of the requirements was the production of 100 Sports Car Market 7,475-square-foot Hale Ali’i Oneloa Bay beachfront estate in Kapalua, Maui: $26,000,000 14,000-square-foot mansion on 0.69 acres in Beverly Hills, CA: $18,950,000 Cessna Citation Longitude private jet: $25,995,000 Courtesy of Bonhams

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examples. To make a 39-production car qualify as a 100-car production took a little legal maneuvering, but Ferrari got it done. Homologation proposals contain extensions which are possible modi- fications the manufacturers may want to make as the model evolves. This is where the manufacturer hides anything that may give them an unfair advantage. The GTO evolved from the 250 Short Wheelbase’s homologation papers. Ferrari carefully exploited the SWB’s extensions, so the 250 GT became the 250 GT Competition. Ferrari lore goes that a cable about the new 250 GT–O (for omologated) arrived at Maranello without the hyphen. The 250 GT Competition became the 250 GTO, and today the GTO moniker is perhaps the most revered of all car names. A winner everywhere The competition history of the GTO is glorious. The car won races at the best tracks — and small venues — on almost every continent around the world. The list of GTO drivers goes from World Champions to fledgling amateurs. Admirable results continued for years, and even today GTOs can be found fighting on the vintage circuit. It is the competition success that is the basis for the Ferrari GTO’s stratospheric value. In period, it was so desirable that there was a feeding frenzy for the wreckage following the fatal crash of one GTO. While there was a short lull in the demand for GTOs during the 1970s, the introduction of vintage racing made it the hottest ticket on the planet. GTOs appeal to people who love cars. Several owners have owned more than one. People who own these cars race them, collect them and genuinely enjoy using them. It may be that GTOs are not expected to be kept in pristine condition — or it may be that nearly all of them have suffered previous damage — but despite their incredible value, they are often seen at shows, rallies and vintage races. Even while Bonhams was establishing their world-record sale, a GTO was going full bore around Laguna Seca with a 250 LM and a competition Lusso on its tail. This GTO was only the third car to be auctioned at Bonhams on a weekend in which six major auctions would be offering a half billion dollars in inventory. Within the industry tensions were high, as a poor result might trigger a disastrous weekend, but casual observers were expecting a billionaires’ Battle Royale. Some expected a higher price Bonhams’ tent was packed for the auction. It was standing-room only, and everybody was there. Packed barely arms-length from me were several high-end dealers, Jay Leno, and a GTO owner taking in the event with his lovely wife. The auction was off to a shaky start when the auctioneer accepted a $10,000,000 opening offer. Fortunately $30,000,000 came pretty quick, but from there things got ugly. Bidding slowed to $100,000 increments, then got down to a floor bidder and a phone bidder throwing November 2014 73 slow-motion jabs of $50,000 each. The phone bidder finally prevailed at $34,650,000 plus buyer’s com- mission, and the room was stunned. Many had anticipated a $50,000,000, $60,000,000 or even $70,000,000 result. Even the insiders who knew better felt let down. A very, very small club There are only 39 250 GTO driver’s seats, and it takes more than money to sit behind the wheel. GTO owners love their cars, they don’t need the money, and their cars’ value goes up faster than their other investments. Owners get offers with the frequency of New York bus arrivals. There will be another one soon, and it will be for more than the last one. You have to be at the right place at the right time to buy one, and that doesn’t come often. A great sale, a great buy Whoever the seller is, they/he/she should be happy. If there can be such a thing, GTO 3851 was just an average GTO. It had no high-profile results or celebrity drivers. It was seriously wrecked twice — once with fatal results. It was rebodied at the factory. The years at the hands of Fabrizio Violati and the years in the museum gave it exposure — but added little to its value. Bonhams didn’t publish a pre-sale estimate, but when pushed confided it was $30,000,000 to $40,000,000. The consignors knew what they were doing — and so did Bonhams. The pros whom I talked with thought this was about the right price. The buyer is reported to be an Englishman who intends to use the car — just like most other GTO owners. He may have paid a record price, but that’s old news already. GTOs always sell at record levels; the next one will be more. The buyer paid a realistic price and got the E-Ticket Ride. That’s better than having money and no GTO. ♦ (Introductory descriptions courtesy of Bonhams.)

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Ferrari Profile A crush of onlookers surged forward when Lot 3 crossed the block GT-Oh! Crowds throng to watch the holy grail of collector cars cross the auction block in Monterey by Tony Piff T 74 he standing-room-only audience came to see blood — in the form of billionaires chopping at each other in million-dollar bids. The one willing to bleed the most money would leave Bonhams’ Quail Lodge tent with a Ferrari 250 GTO. Bidding for the 10-lot Maranello Rosso Collection was scheduled to commence at 5 p.m., and by 4:30, the auction tent was packed. The only seats — reserved for qualified VIPs and outlined in a velvet rope — still remained almost empty at 4:45. This unexpected sight added to the strangeness of the scene and stoked the speculations. Friends and strangers made bets on the 250 GTO: Would it sell for $30m? $50m? $100m? Would it tank on the auction block, heralding a market crash? Propriety and privacy explain why some buyers waited to enter the fray, but also, as Head of Bonhams U.S. Motoring Department Mark Osborne explained in a phone call with SCM, there were close personal discussions taking place between bidders and auction staffers up until the last minute. Some important bidders were also running late due to traffic. And then the VIPs filtered in, took their seats, and the show began. Momentum built with the first two cars, and then Lot 3 rolled onto the block: the 250 GTO. Onlookers crushed forward, camera phones raised in the air like a sea of periscopes. Bidding opened at $10m, jumped swiftly to $30m, and then just as swiftly came to an almost total halt. When bids dropped to half-milliondollar increments, the peanut gallery booed. When the increments dropped to $100k, the party was as good as over. The hammer dropped at $34.65m. Add in the 10% buyer’s premium, and it was a $38m car. Osborne said there were “multiple” active bidders and that the car sold on the phone to a foreign buyer — who was in the room the whole time. As people poured out of the tent, the armchair analysts were already explaining the disappointing price. “Yeah, it’s a GTO,” said one teenage expert to his friends. “But it’s been crashed, and it killed somebody. It was never going to sell for $50 million.” One VIP who asked us not to print his name said, “The investors are out. The collectors are in. Now we will be able to afford Ferraris again.” But strong auction prices in the days that followed made clear that the wider market had not turned. Bonhams, for one, was not disappointed with the price of the GTO. Said Mark Osborne, “We didn’t pay attention to the forums. The car certainly achieved expectations as we saw it.” ♦ Sports Car Market Tony Piff

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English Profile 1965 Ford GT40 Roadster Prototype Nearly 50 years after Ford’s successful pursuit of Ferrari at Le Mans, the GT40 finds itself behind once again. Only this time, it’s on the auction block by John L. Stein Details Year produced: 1965 Number produced: Six Original list price: N/A Current SCM Valuation: $6,000,000– $8,000,000 Tune-up cost: $750 Chassis # location: Right door opening Engine # location: On block behind left cylinder head Club: SAAC HQ More: www.saac.com Alternatives: 1964–65 Cobra Daytona Coupe, 1963 Corvette Grand Sport, 1962–64 Ferrari 250 GTO SCM Investment Grade: A Comps Chassis number: GT108 Built for Shelby American as a test and development vehicle, it was driven by Ken Miles, Lew Spencer, Carroll Shelby, Jim Clark and others. Documented by GT40 historian Ronnie Spain, it is the only GT40 roadster to have survived in its original form. This car was also a 2003 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance award winner and has enjoyed single prominent ownership for over two decades. GT108 is notable as one of the 12 early prototype cars C with the three-digit “GT” chassis number designations, as opposed to the “P” designation stamped on the Mark I production cars that soon followed. Painted white and fitted with 6½-inch Borrani wire wheels up front and eightinch Borranis in the rear, the completed car was tested in March 1965 at Silverstone. An American life The roadster was then invoiced to Shelby American from Ford Advanced Vehicles in England, with a note of “temporary importation for test purposes.” Nonetheless, Shelby American brought the car into the country on a permanent basis. The car was shipped to Shelby’s Venice, CA, facility, where a Shelby American work order was issued on April 4, 1965, to “perform necessary repairs and mods to GT40/108.” From April until November 1965, the car was utilized 76 hassis number GT108 is one of just six opentop GT40 roadsters constructed, reflecting Ford’s experimentation with the open configuration to test for market appeal and salability. for numerous testing, development, corporate and publicity purposes, making appearances at Shelby American, at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park, at Riverside Raceway and at Watkins Glen, where it was driven on hot laps by newly crowned Grand Prix world champion Clark. Mothballed and sold The car was subsequently mothballed at Kar Kraft, the famed Ford tuning shop in Michigan, before being sold to George Sawyer, a young Kar Kraft employee, in May 1971. Mr. Sawyer, with help from the technicians at Kar Kraft, made the car drivable for the road. They rebuilt a 289 motor and installed it, as well as a ZF transaxle from the prototype Mach 1. Over the next two decades GT108 changed hands several times and engaged in limited vintage racing. In 1992, GT108 was purchased by the consignor and has since occasionally surfaced at major shows. SCM Analysis This car, Lot 134, sold for $6,930,000 at RM Auctions in Monterey, CA, on August 15, 2014. It is ironic that now, nearly 50 years after Ford’s suc- cessful pursuit of Ferrari at Le Mans, the Ford GT40 finds itself behind once again. Only this time, it’s not on the track but on the auction block. While prices of Ferrari factory race cars have spiked into the $20 million to $50 million range, this Ford GT40 roadster prototype sold for a “mere” $6.93 million — just 18% of the 2014 Bonhams Ferrari 250 GTO sale at $38.1 million, 1966 Ford GT40 Lot 139, s/n P1074 Condition 1- Sold at $11,000,000 RM Auctions, Monterey, CA, 8/17/12 SCM# 209513 1964 Ford GT40 prototype Lot S147.1, s/n 104 Condition 2+ Sold at $7,560,000 Mecum Auctions, Houston, TX, 4/12/14 SCM# 239225 1964 Ford GT40 prototype Lot 113, s/n 104 Condition 2+ Sold at $4,950,000 Gooding & Co., Pebble Beach, CA, 8/18/12 SCM# 209452 Sports Car Market Pawel Litwinski ©2014, courtesy of RM Auctions

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and 63% of the $11 million ex-Steve McQueen “Le Mans” movie GT40 camera car that RM sold in 2012. This jaundiced observation in no way diminishes GT108’s value as a historical piece. On the positive side, it is regarded as the most complete and original form of the six roadster prototypes, has been thoroughly documented, lived a high-profile life at just the right time, and was driven by a limited and illustrious group. (It’s noteworthy that Henry Ford II’s only known ride in a GT40 occurred in this car.) The exhibitionist On the downside, while GT108 took center stage at many important events in ’65, it did so as an exhibition vehicle and not as a racer. Also, its roadster configuration was adopted for neither Le Mans nor as a production sports car as Ford had envisioned. But perhaps its rather safe role as a demonstrator is what allowed the car to so remarkably survive. With excellent reporting in the auction catalog, there is little to quibble about when it comes to authenticity. Except one thing: During GT108’s late-1960s slumber in Michigan, it seems that its original engine and transmission went missing. In the Ferrari and Porsche worlds, the sometimes-painstaking effort to reunite the original engine with car can make a huge value differ- ence. But does this matter here? My opinion is that it should not have affected value by any more than 10%. That’s because Ford’s iron 289s were cast in the millions and repurposed for Cobras, Sunbeam Tigers and Ford GT40s, whereas alloy Ferrari engines were highly specialized. A Ford is a Ford The above is a roundabout way of saying that even possessing its original driveline wouldn’t have vaulted the GT40 into Ferrari value territory. And so for me, “Why not?” is the larger question. After all, GT108 is the crucible of Hank the Deuce’s historic effort to chase down and beat Ferrari at its own game. The best answer I can construct is that Ferraris have always been race-bred, single-purpose and functionally artistic. Whereas the Ford GT40 program, while brave, brash and successful, was just one short-lived project for an enormous multinational company that, with shareholders, unions and dealers to please, had to focus on massive output of utilitarian cars and trucks first and foremost. A half century later, the enormous value delta between a GT40 and a Ferrari proves once again that no matter what we (or our cars) may achieve in life, we still can’t pick our parents. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of RM Auctions.) November 2014 77

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Etceterini & Friends Profile 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900 C SS Zagato Coupe A candidate for restoration sells for strong money by Donald Osborne Details Years produced: 1954–56 Number produced:28 Original list price: $6,100 Current SCM Valuation: $675,000– $1,200,000 Tune-up cost: $475 Chassis # location: Engine bulkhead, stamped into metal Engine # location: Intake side of block Club: Alfa Romeo 1900 Register Website: www.ar1900reg.org Alternatives: 1953 Lancia B20 GT, 1953 Maserati A6G/2000, 1953 Fiat 8V SCM Investment Grade: A Comps Chassis number: AR1900C01947 T he ultra-rare Alfa Romeo 1900 C SS combined the short chassis with a racing-specification engine, gearbox, and revised final-drive ratios — plus aircooled “Alfin” self-adjusting brakes. The excellent 5-speed manual gearbox featured synchronized second, third and fourth gears, with carefully selected ratios matching the power curve of the twin-cam Tipo 1308 engine. The 1900 series basked in competition success and particularly that of the 1900 C SS, with racing credentials earned at the major races and rallies of the era, including the Targa Florio, Stella Alpina and Mille Miglia. While over 21,000 1900-series cars were built among many variations, only 854 were the ultimate specification 1900C SS. From introduction, the 1900 received the deft touch of Italy’s finest custom coach builders, including Touring, Ghia and Vignale. Those cars endowed with bodies from Zagato, which utilized ultra-lightweight alloy panel work, yielded even greater performance. Finished in gray and delivered on May 13, 1955, this Zagato-bodied Alfa Romeo 1900 C SS, chassis AR1900C01947, was sold through the Alfa Romeo dealership at Lucca in Tuscany to Luigi De Paoli, who was known to have owned a succession of fascinating cars. The vehicle returned to Alfa Romeo soon thereafter and was next acquired by Charlie Daniels, a member of the U.S. military in Italy, and Colonel William Kelly. The men campaigned the car jointly until 1957, when Kelly took sole ownership of the car. Kelly was an officer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, stationed during this time at Camp Darby, an 78 Italian military base for American and NATO military operations beginning about 1951. He served 28 years in the Army, eventually rising to the rank of brigadier general. While traveling through Europe, Kelly entered club tours and rallies with 01947, with the majority likely organized by the “Scuderia Aurelia” club at Camp Darby. The cloisonné badge of this exclusive club is still affixed to the front of the 1900’s thin aluminum hood. Following Kelly’s return to the United States and a new posting in North Carolina, the C SS was stored unused, in relative secrecy from 1977 onward. Kelly kept the Alfa Romeo for nearly 60 years in all, until the consignor’s recent discovery and acquisition of the car. As now offered, 01947 is accompanied by a large cache of exceedingly rare parts, spares, trim pieces, manuals and tools — plus a color image of the Zagato coupe, complete with racing number, taken in period at a club event. While the front bumper and left-front cooling duct — along with various other items — are no longer with the car, 01947 is accompanied by the partially assembled 1900 engine that has been with the car since 1956. In sum, this extremely rare and important Zagato garage find is sure to excite the Alfisti everywhere, with wonderful design cues and patina that can only be fully appreciated upon closer examination and consideration by the true enthusiast. SCM Analysis This car, Lot 59, sold for $1,012,000, including buyer’s premium, at the Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance sale on August 16, 2014. Sports Car Market 1954 Alfa Romeo 1900 C SS Lot 33, s/n AR1900C01742 Condition 2+ Sold at $649,000 Gooding & Co., Scottsdale, AZ, 1/17/14 SCM# 232105 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900 C SS Lot 246, s/n AR1900C02056 Condition 2Sold at $557,000 Bonhams, Carmel, CA, 8/14/09 SCM# 142050 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900 C SS Lot 225, s/n AR1900C10160 Condition 2+ Sold at $66,496 Bonhams, Gstaad, CHE, 12/19/07 SCM# 48113 Chip Riegel, courtesy of Gooding & Company

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I loved this car. I loved it for several reasons: First, it was born in the same year I was. Second, I was introduced to the intoxicating world of Italian cars by Alfa Romeo, and this car is a product of one of its brightest periods. Third, one of my passions is custom Italian coachwork of the 1950s, and Zagato creations of the period are especially appealing. Fourth, because it so clearly represents nearly the best of what a barn find could and should be — and now allows me yet again to wax eloquent on one of my favorite topics. If you were present at the Gooding & Company preview, the SCM Insider’s Seminar, the lunch stop of the Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance, or on the lawn at Pebble Beach on Sunday, you would have had a chance to see two examples of the Alfa Romeo 1900 C SS bodied by Zagato. One was a 1954 sister of this 1955 model, and together they serve as poster children for the difference between a preservation car and restoration candidate. The preserved Pebble Beach car Italian collezionista straordinario Corrado Lopresto is a Milanese architect who has a passion for rare Italian cars. While many of us do, what sets this modern-day Cosimo de Medici apart is that he has focused on prototypes, one-offs, serial number 001 and preserved original examples. Lopresto brought his 1954 Alfa 1900 C SS Zagato to Pebble Beach this year, and that car provided a fascinating contrast to our profile subject. Lopresto’s car was sold new in Italy and enjoyed a very brief, very minor competition career but was soon sold to a series of owners in the mid-1950s who used it only as street transport. It was parked in a dry, secure garage in Rome in 1969, and there it remained for more than 44 years until Lopresto rescued the car. The car was gently re-commissioned mechanically, and the faded — but largely com- plete — paint was cleaned as were the well-conserved cloth seats of the interior. All the surfaces as finished at the Zagato Works were virtually intact, with the excep- tion of the thin, blade-type bumpers, which had been replaced in the 1960s with tubular ones. The car was started, the later bumpers removed and it instantly began its journey to the leading concours of the world to serve as an exemplar of the production techniques and materials of Carrozzeria Zagato and Alfa Romeo at the mid-century mark. First seen in America at the Amelia Island Concours, it was understandably rewarded with a First in Class, Post-War Preservation this past August at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours. Our subject 1900 C SS On the other hand, our subject vehicle was also sold early in its life to owners who would lightly campaign it. During the late 1970s, the car was stripped and largely dismantled for a restoration that never really commenced. At some point after being taken apart, the seats were retrimmed in an imaginative fashion in very dramatic red and black vinyl. Most of the pieces taken off the car were present, and some very important small trim pieces remained on the body. A brief inspection of the body indicates that the original body panels — brittle and somewhat worn — may serve well as patterns for newly made pieces. The bare metal gives full testimony of how many smaller pieces were welded together to make those sensual curves. The car came with three engines. All were unfortunately not the correct “Tipo 1308” as it would have had from new, but they are instead “Tipo 1306” versions of the Alfa DOHC inline 4-cylinder. The differences between the two types of engine are many, most mattering only to the most hard core of the Alfisti, as the engines are identical in appear- ance. Nevertheless, there are important variations, and they had a direct effect on performance in the period. The 1308 engine, in addition to having stronger crank bearings, bigger valves and a higher compression ratio, may also have in some C SS models an alloy sump as well. This engine was made in both 1,884-cc and 1,975-cc versions and fitted to the Super and TI Berlinas (sedans) and Super Sprint (SS) coupes. Our subject car did come with the very important carburetor intake airbox, a beautifully shaped piece of black-crackle-painted sculpture without which the 1900 C SS engine compartment is woefully incomplete. At least the engines are of the old style, complete with the semidiabolical button-screw value adjustment and not the later, 1,975-cc unit used in the so called “Cast Iron 2000,” which has a traditional valve adjustment mechanism and lacks the wide “buttons” which are found on the cam covers of the earlier engines. That one of the engines had been fitted to the car since 1956 is also not a bad thing. It’s not unlikely that the original engine may have suffered a failure, which is what resulted in the car being “returned to Alfa Romeo shortly thereafter” by the original owner. Alfa may well have fitted a lower-performance unit into the coupe before selling it to an unsuspecting U.S. serviceman. An excellent car for restoration Chassis 01947 will make an excellent restoration proj- ect for the new owner. As my friend and esteemed SCM colleague Miles Collier discussed in his presentation “Preservation vs. Restoration: The Tipping Points” at the SCM Insider’s Seminar in Gooding’s Pebble Beach tent, it’s clear that this car had passed the intersection point between vehicles that can tell a story of how they were made by not being touched and one which can only begin to tell that story by being made into a modern but wellconsidered simulacrum of what left the Zagato workshop in 1955. That work will be easier because this car has suffered little at the hands of ill-conceived, badly researched renovation or refurbishment during its life — the strident vinyl interior notwithstanding. When our subject car’s restoration is done, it could be wonderful example of a very important car, even without a 1308 engine. If I were the new owner, I would make a great effort to find one, as the car deserves it. Even without it, it still serves its history well. Despite the high price — an auction record for the model — another such opportunity seems unrepeatable. Well sold — but also appropriately bought. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Gooding & Company.) November 2014 79

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German Profile Column Author 1988 Porsche 959 Komfort 959s were technological marvels of their day — and even now. What’s more, they are experiencing a renaissance in appreciation by Prescott Kelly Details Years produced: 1985, 1987–88, 1992 Number produced: 329 (all variants) Original list price: $227,000 Current SCM Valuation: $450,000– $500,000 Tune-up cost: $4,000–$30,000 Chassis # location: Stamping on right inner fender; aluminum tag next to hood latch Engine # location: Vertical boss under engine fan on right side Club: Porsche Club of America More information: www.pca.org Alternatives: 1987–92 Ferrari F40, 1985–86 Lamborghini Countach 5000QV, 1984–85 Ferrari 288 GTO, 1987–88 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato, 1986 Ford Sierra Cosworth RS 500 Comps Chassis number: WP0ZZZ95ZJS900072 F ollowing the 953’s decisive win at the grueling Paris-Dakar Rally in 1984, Porsche’s chief engineer Helmuth Bott declared his ambition to build a “Super Porsche” — a turbocharged 911 variant with all-wheel drive and variable ride height. Over the next three years, Porsche developed a groundbreaking sports car to comply with the FIA’s Group B regulations, which capped the engine capacity of turbocharged cars at 2.85 liters and required 200 production cars for homologation purposes. The result of Porsche’s significant effort was the 959 — arguably the most technically advanced and influential high-performance automobile built during the 1980s. Equipped with a 444-hp, twin-turbocharged flat six, a 6-speed transaxle, state-of-the-art PSK variable differentials, and aerodynamically effective composite bodywork, the 959 was an undisputed technological masterpiece. Even today, the 959 remains the standard by which the latest turbocharged 911 models are judged. The 959 presented here is a definitive example of this landmark Porsche — a meticulously maintained, European-delivery Komfort model with just three owners and 8,800 km (5,468 miles) from new. Constructed on September 6, 1988, this 959 was finished in the classic Silver Metallic (S7) livery over dark gray metallic leather and optioned with German equipment, Bridgestone tires, and sport seats with electric height adjustment. Once completed, the 959 was delivered to its first owner, Heinz Schiller of Geneva, Switzerland. 80 Well known among enthusiasts, Schiller was a major supporter of the Porsche marque, both as a successful privateer racer and later as the factory’s official Swiss importer. His impressive racing career spanned two decades, during which time Schiller drove a remarkable variety of Porsche models — from the 550 Spyder to the 934 — at leading venues, including the Mille Miglia and Le Mans. In the early 1960s, Schiller even participated in several Grand Prix events, driving the famed Porsche 804 Grand Prix car for Scuderia Filipinetti. The 959 remained a fixture in Schiller’s private col- lection until fall 2004, when it was consigned to Garage Auto-Rallye in Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland. From there, the 1,300-km 959 was sold to Jan Stuivenberg, a Dutch collector who successfully raced Porsches during the early 1970s. During Mr. Stuivenberg’s ownership, the 959 was regularly maintained by leading Dutch specialists Porsche Centrum Gelderland B.V. and Car Care Porsche B.V. In fall 2013, the well-kept 959 was acquired by the current owner, a knowledgeable Michigan collector with a passion for the most rare and exotic contemporary Porsches. Before taking delivery, he commissioned a comprehensive service and pre-purchase inspection to ensure that the car adhered to his strict standards for originality and mechanical preparation. Upon its arrival in the U.S., the 959 was entrusted to Ruf Auto U.S., with instructions to perform a second thorough inspection. Today, the 959 remains in exceptional original condition — the only significant changes 1988 Porsche 959 Sport Lot 36, s/n WPOZZZ95ZJS905012 Condition 1- Sold at $1,100,000 Gooding & Co., Amelia Island, FL, 3/7/14 SCM# 239017 1988 Porsche 959 Komfort Lot 165, s/n WPOZZZ95ZJS900189 Condition 2+ Sold at $496,230 RM Auctions, London, 10/31/12 SCM# 214178 1988 Porsche 959 Komfort Lot 66, s/n WPOZZZ95ZJS900153 Condition 3+ Sold at $495,000 Gooding & Co., Amelia Island, FL, 3/9/12 SCM# 196960 Sports Car Market Brian Henniker, courtesy of Gooding & Company

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made from as-delivered specification were tinted windows and wheels painted to match the intercooler housing. SCM Analysis This car, Lot 35, sold for a world record $1,485,000, including buyer’s premium, at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach Auction on August 16, 2014. A late-bloomer in the current pricing bubble, 959s are now highprofile, as they should be. 959s are the archetype “supercars.” These cars were not submitted for U.S. crash-test standards, and it has been very difficult to import one in the United States. However, most are now 25 years old, which makes them completely legal to import into the United States. The beginning of a supercar In 1983, Porsche President Peter Schutz and Technical Director Helmuth Bott hatched the plan for a new 911 race car to develop technology that could later be adapted to production cars. The motivation came from the FIA’s new Group B, a rally car spec that required 200 “production” examples. Porsche did not believe they could sell that many rally cars. The project quickly morphed to a limited-edition street car. Porsche showed a “dream car” prototype 959 in Pearlescent White at the 1983 Frankfurt Auto Show. Over the next two years, engineering progressed steadily, but it was not until the 1985 Frankfurt Show that a series of Weissach-built prototypes were in testing. About 1,600 orders flowed in over the next six months against a price of about $150,000. Ultimately, the 959 cost about $227,000. Porsche tried to winnow out speculators, reducing purchase contracts to 250. That screening did not work, and 959 contracts regularly sold for 50% or more over MSRP. Deliveries were slated for a year later — in September 1986. Glitches and refinements delayed deliveries until May 1987 and cars were finished through 1988. A hand-built exotic The Porsche 959 was hand-produced. Porsche built the superstructure, while Baur made the body panels. It was all put together on the second floor of a slightly remote old building with room for about 12 cars, sub-assemblies, and parts. Output never got above three cars a week, soaking up many times the man hours of a production Porsche. Investigating journalists have written that Porsche lost 50% of their direct costs on every 959 and 75% of total costs including amortized development. Fortunately, 1984 and 1985 were relatively profitable years for Porsche at about $30 million and $50 million, respectively. That — and some creative cost allocating — kept the 959 afloat. So what did a buyer get with a 959? It was the first supercar, and an exotic one at that. Only the inner structure and passenger’s compartment derived from a production 911. Doors and hood were a strong, light aluminum alloy. All four fenders and the roof were layered carbon fiber; the floor panel was honeycomb carbon fiber. The bumpers were of more mundane polyurethane and fiberglass. Complexity and microcomputers The suspension combined the best of Porsche’s race technology with a double wish- bone suspension modified for adjusting hydraulic shocks that managed damping and self-leveling. The four-wheel-drive system was also innovative, with driver-initiated and self-adjusting torque splits driven by electronics that detected load changes. The gearbox was a new Getrag 6-speed. Brakes were redesigned four-piston calipers with ABS engineered to work with four-wheel drive. Carrying the car were Speedline wheels made for runflat tires with low pressure warnings through hollowspoke wheels. Microcomputers abounded. The heart of the car was the race-derived 2,849-cc engine, which had six cylinders, seven main bearings, four valves per air-cooled cylinder, oil-cooled pistons, titanium connecting rods, sodium-filled exhaust valves, water-cooled heads, and four overhead cams. Motronic engine management oversaw twin turbochargers operating sequentially — not simultaneously as with race cars — to about 14 pounds per square inch. The engine delivered 444 horsepower and peak torque of 369 footpounds. Why almost $1,500,000? Gooding’s 959 sale in Monterey set a world record price for a Komfort. It was a huge jump in a renaissance of appreciation — both emotional and financial — for 959s. Back in the bubble days of 1989–90, 959s were in high demand, but then dropped off the radar. Thought to be dated in appearance and complex/expensive to maintain, they were eclipsed by almost all the RS models from 1973 up, by 993 GT2s, and by some Turbo specials. From 2008 through 2011, prices and high bids on 959 Komforts reported in the SCM Platinum Auction Database started at $266,600 — with only two cars breaking $300,000. 959s were the technological marvels of their day. They were one of the few noteworthy cars of the 1980s, and they are rare. Porsche built only 329 in total, including 29 959Ss also known as Sports, which forsook the hydraulic suspension and all luxury equipment and are more prized and more expensive today. When the 959 market started its upward march about three years ago, 959S cars led the charge, moving above $1,000,000 about two years ago, while 959 Komforts were still $500,000. So far in 2014, two Komforts at auction brought $687,500 and $759,000. The Gooding Monterey car was a low-mileage (5,468 miles) Komfort. It had excellent service records, very important on a car as complex as a 959, where buyers often want to see only factory service. It was handsome in metallic silver, although non-stock with black wheels and blacked-out windows. All that aside, the car was extremely well sold, the confluence of good car, increasing interest in 959s, an overall rising tide, and at least two determined bidders. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Gooding & Company.) November 2014 81

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American Profile Tucker vs. Tucker Two Tucker 48s sold in Monterey, but one brought $467k more. Condition was the key to the price gap by Carl Bomstead Chassis 1036, RM Chassis 1036 (RM Auctions) was listed, as it is believed that this was one of more than a dozen Tuckers that remained unfinished and were waiting for transmissions when the factory closed. This is confirmed by the final factory inventory, dated March 3, 1949, which shows the car being in factory building number four with no transmission and having a price/ value of $2,000. Along with the other cars, chassis number 1036 was eventually completed by A faithful Tucker employees somewhat “off the record.” On October 18, 1950, this car, along with the other Tuckers built and all the other contents of the factory, went to auction at a sale conducted by Samuel L. Winternitz and Company, which took place on site at 7401 South Cicero Avenue. The car is believed to have been sold to the St. Louis area, where it was finally outfitted with a transmission and made roadworthy. In 1997, the Tucker was acquired by Bob Pond. For a decade, it remained as the centerpiece of his legendary collection, spending many years on prominent display at the Palm Springs Air Museum. To acquire one of the most legendary American cars is a rare opportunity. To ac- quire one with such well-known and utterly fascinating history is especially priceless. The saying remains as true today as in 1948: “Don’t Let a Tucker Pass You By.” This 1948 Tucker 48, chassis 1036, Lot 140, sold for $1,567,500, including buyer’s premium, at RM’s Monterey Auction on August 15, 2014. 82 Sports Car Market factory report dated October 28, 1948, held in the Tucker archives at the Gilmore Car Museum, indicates that chassis number 1036 had been completed on October 20, with body number 33 and engine number 33585. It was one of a dozen cars painted Maroon (paint code 600). No transmission Chassis 1003 (Gooding & Company) While America’s “Big Three” manufacturers con- centrated on producing lightly updated pre-war models to meet the incredible pent-up demand for new automobiles in the immediate aftermath of World War II, smaller independent manufacturers and brash startups launched bold, new designs. Successful industrialist Preston Tucker remains the most famous of all, with his drive to revolutionize the auto industry with his radical Patrick Ernzen ©2014, courtesy of RM Auctions

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Chassis 1003, Gooding & Company Tucker “Torpedo,” known as the “48.” Not only is car 1003 the third example built and the first fitted with the rubber- sandwich suspension, it is one of the 12 Model 48s originally finished in maroon. It is also the first Tucker equipped with a revised front bumper providing improved frontal protection and the redesigned rear fenders providing easier rear-wheel removal. This 1948 Tucker 48, chassis 1003, Lot 49, sold for $2,035,000, including buyer’s premium, at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach Auction on August 16, 2014. SCM Analysis The 1988 Francis Ford Coppola film, “Tucker: The Man and His Dream,” made millions of viewers experts on the Tucker marque. Unfortunately, the film played a bit loose with some of the facts, but then again, Preston Tucker was accused of doing the same thing. Tucker was an experienced auto industry veteran with stints at Studebaker and Dodge — facts that are often overlooked when discussing his plight. The car he launched in 1948 was indeed revolutionary and appealed to the war- weary, auto-starved public as the “car of the future.” The curved windshield, disc brakes and “Torsiolastic” rubber springs seen on the prototype never made it into production, but the central “Cyclops-eye” headlight, doors that were cut into the roof to ease entry, a step-down floor and interchangeable front and rear seats that evened wear were incorporated into the production models. Safety features included massive bumpers, recessed knobs, windshield glass that popped out upon impact, a padded dash and a safety chamber that front passengers could dive into during a collision. Many of these features were later incorporated in other production vehicles. A short, turbulent run As moviegoers are aware, only 50 cars were produced — plus the original “Tin Goose” prototype. Even at a price of close to $4,000, the prospects for the Tucker were bright, but it was not to be. Conspiracy theories abound as to the reasons for the Tucker’s demise. One claims that Detroit automakers feared the Tucker 48, so they used their influence to sic the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tucker. The truth is that Tucker played a little fast and loose in issuing $15 million in stock to finance production. The government had forbidden Tucker from collecting advance deposits on cars. So, Tucker required potential buyers to purchase an accessory package to get on the delivery queue. The accessory packages, which cost a couple hundred dollars, included luggage or seat covers, but all included a Tucker radio, which explains why so many of their radios still exist. Most people who bought accessory packages never got a car. Tucker had barely started production when the SEC accused him and his company of fraud. Tucker and six associates were charged with 31 counts of conspiracy and mail fraud. November 2014 83 All were acquitted in January 1950. While Tucker had the funds to resume production after his acquittal, the damage had been done and the public was no longer interested in the Tucker 48. What was left of the Tucker empire was auctioned off at 18 cents on the dollar. Rare and rising in value The value of Tuckers has been steadily increasing. A decade ago, the $500k paid for chassis 1036 was a new record. More recently, a bid of $1,475,000 for chassis 1003 was not enough to meet reserve when RM offered the car at their March 2013 Amelia Island sale. These two Tuckers sold for strong — but not record — prices, as Barrett-Jackson sold chassis 1043 for $2,915,000 at their January 2012 Scottsdale auction. The Tucker offered by Gooding, chassis 1003, sold for $467,000 more than chassis 1036 at RM. The two cars sold on the Monterey Peninsula on the same weekend. So, what happened? The Gooding car, chassis 1003, was the third Tucker built and was once owned by famous movie director George Lucas, who was the executive producer for the Tucker film. It was displayed at Lucas’ Skywalker Ranch until 2005, when it was sold and an extensive restoration was undertaken. Chassis 1036, on the other hand, was one of about a Brian Henniker, courtesy of Gooding & Company

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American Profile Details Year produced: 1948 Number produced: 51 (47 survive) Original purchase price: $2,450 Current SCM Valuation: $1,000,000– $1,350,000 Tune-up cost; $2,500 Distributor caps: $225 Chassis # location: Data plate on firewall Engine # location: Front of bellhousing, stamped on top of block Owners club: The Tucker Automobile Club of America More: www.tuckerclub.org Alternatives: 1932 Bucciali TAV 12, 1933 Pierce-Arrow Silver Arrow, 1938 Phantom Corsair SCM Investment Grade: A Comps Chassis 1003, Gooding & Company 1948 Tucker 48 Lot 78, s/n 1034 Condition 3+ Sold at $1,320,000 Gooding & Co., Amelia Island, FL, 3/9/12 SCM# 196942 1948 Tucker 48 Lot 5008, s/n 1043 Condition 2+ Sold at $2,915,000 Barrett-Jackson, Scottsdale, AZ, 1/15/12 SCM# 192463 Chassis 1036, RM dozen Tuckers that were unfinished and awaiting transmissions when the factory closed. It was completed at a later date and sold at the liquidation sale that disposed of the remaining factory assets. Chassis 1036, along with a second Tucker, ended up 1948 Tucker 48 Lot 449, s/n 70052026013 Condition 2 Sold at $1,017,500 RM Auctions, Monterey, CA, 8/14/08 SCM# 117431 in the hands of “Smilin’ Charlie,” a Denver underworld character who was known, naturally, for never smiling. He had no interest in the cars, but they were accepted as a down payment on the Silver Star Saloon, a brothel in the town of Flippin, CO. In 1997, chassis 1036 was acquired by Palm Springs resident Bob Pond, who was a major supporter of the Palm Springs Air Museum as well as a prominent car collector. The car was displayed at the museum with only 1,914 miles recorded. It had been restored in 1989 and wears an incorrect-but-attractive metallic bronze thought to be a 1966 Ford color. Chassis 1003, Gooding & Company Condition was key Each of these Tuckers has unique attributes: 1003 was a true factory car, has the George Lucas connection and was impeccably restored, while 1036 has very limited mileage along with the interesting Silver Star Saloon story. However, chassis 1036 wears an older restoration that is not on a par with chassis 1003, and that probably accounts for the price gap. Chassis 1036 could be restored, if so desired, for less than the difference in the price paid, so we will give a slight nod to 1036. Compared with the record $2.9m price paid for chassis 1043 at Barrett-Jackson’s 2013 Scottsdale auction, both Monterey cars were acquired for reasonable figures. ♦ (Introductory descriptions courtesy of Gooding & Company and RM Auctions.) Chassis 1036, RM 84 Chassis 1036, RM Sports Car Market

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American Profile The Cumberford Perspective Flavor of the past with an eye toward the future By Robert Cumberford 3 T Viewed he ill-fated Tucker 48 Torpedo was 1947’s “Car of the Future — Today.” retrospectively, it is a curious amalgam of late-1930s design sensibilities and technical limitations (fender shapes appended to the body sides and a flat glass windshield) together with innovative features that established manufacturers picked up and used much later. The integrated bumper and grille was certainly new, and the idea was quickly copied for the 1950 Buick in a much less elegant — if more spectacular — iteration. The rear grille of the Tucker took a while to be assimilated into the industry, but a decade later there was a similar visual detail — a textured bit of non-functional decoration — on 1958 Lincolns. Detroit rivals never achieved the 9,650-cc displacement that Tucker originally intended for his flat-six engine, nor its all-hydraulic valve actuation, but they did eventually adopt disc brakes, padded dashes, seat belts and other safety features Tucker pioneered. The tucked-in leading edge of the rear bumper was intended to avoid the “hooking” that turned many minor crashes into major ones when a sideswipe occurred. It’s tempting to think about what Tuckers might have become had legal pettifoggery not put an end to the project prematurely, but this is just one of hundreds of automotive dreams left unrealized — some better, most of them far worse. ♦ 12 86 Sports Car Market FRONT 3/4 VIEW 1 The Tucker’s bumper grille was a completely new idea when the prototype appeared. It very effectively made the car seem lower and wider than it really was. 2 A center-mounted driving light was a feature on manycars in the 1920s and 1930s that we now call Classics, and it certainly added drama to the Tucker Torpedo. 3 Hood ornaments made some sense when they were attached to an outside radiator cap, but they were totally useless by 1940 — yet were thought necessary decades later. 4 Vee windshields can look merican Profile The Cumberford Perspective Flavor of the past with an eye toward the future By Robert Cumberford 3 T Viewed he ill-fated Tucker 48 Torpedo was 1947’s “Car of the Future — Today.” retrospectively, it is a curious amalgam of late-1930s design sen- sibilities and technical limitations (fender shapes appended to the body sides and a flat glass windshield) together with innovative features that established manufacturers picked up and used much later. The integrated bumper and grille was certainly new, and the idea was quickly copied for the 1950 Buick in a much less elegant — if more spectacular — iteration. The rear grille of the Tucker took a while to be assimilated into the in- dustry, but a decade later there was a similar visual detail — a textured bit of non-functional decoration — on 1958 Lincolns. Detroit rivals never achieved the 9,650-cc displacement that Tucker originally intended for his flat-six engine, nor its all-hydraulic valve actua- tion, but they did eventu- ally adopt disc brakes, padded dashes, seat belts and other safety features Tucker pioneered. The tucked-in leading edge of the rear bumper was in- tended to avoid the “hook- ing” that turned many minor crashes into major ones when a sideswipe occurred. It’s tempting to think about what Tuckers might have become had legal pettifoggery not put an end to the project prema- turely, but this is just one of hundreds of automotive dreams left unrealized — some better, most of them far worse. ♦ 12 86 Sports Car Market FRONT 3/4 VIEW 1 The Tucker’s bumper grille was a completely new idea when the prototype appeared. It very effectively made the car seem lower and wider than it really was. 2 A center-mounted driving light was a feature on many- cars in the 1920s and 1930s that we now call Classics, and it certainly added drama to the Tucker Torpedo. 3 Hood ornaments made some sense when they were attached to an outside radia- tor cap, but they were totally useless by 1940 — yet were thought necessary decades later. 4 Vee windshields can look 8 8 7 glass was available when the Tucker was made — at a price a startup probably couldn’t afford in the 1940s. Too bad. 5 Full-width pontoon bodies were common enough when the Tucker was built with tacked-on fender forms, leaving the passenger’s compartment narrower than it could have been. 6 The key rear-engine styling mark was the cooling inlets on the rear fender leading edge — very cool in 1948 and still cool now. This very feature was faked on 1950s Cadillacs soon after Tucker’s demise. 9 REAR 3/4 VIEW 7 Putting a point high on the fender was unusual, but it led the eye directly to the rear fender air inlet and made the car look longer. Despite the lumpiness of the sides, the Tucker’s drag coefficient was about half that of typical 1948 automobiles. 8 “Suicide” rear doors are an odd choice for a safety car, but they would have made entrance to the spacious back seat easier and more convenient. 9 Extending door openings into the roof also enhanced entrance conditions for what would have been considered a very low car during the ’40s. American American can Profile The Cumberford Perspective Flavor of the past with an eye toward rican Profile The Cumberford Perspective Flavor of the past with an eye toward the future By Robert Cumberford 3 T Viewed he ill-fated Tucker 48 Torpedo was 1947’s “Car of the Future — Today.” retrospectively, it is a curious amalgam of late-1930s design sen- sibilities and technical limitations (fender shapes appended to the body sides and a flat glass windshield) together with innovative features that established manufacturers picked up and used much later. The integrated bumper and grille was certainly new, and the idea was quickly copied for the 1950 Buick in a much less elegant — if more spectacular — iteration. The rear grille of the Tucker took a while to be assimilated into the in- dustry, but a decade later there was a similar visual detail — a textured bit of non-functional decoration — on 1958 Lincolns. Detroit rivals never achieved the 9,650-cc displacement that Tucker originally intended for his flat-six engine, nor its all-hydraulic valve actua- tion, but they did eventu- ally adopt disc brakes, padded dashes, seat belts and other safety features Tucker pioneered. The tucked-in leading edge of the rear bumper was in- tended to avoid the “hook- ing” that turned many minor crashes into major ones when a sideswipe occurred. It’s tempting to think about what Tuckers might have become had legal pettifoggery not put an end to the project prema- turely, but this is just one of hundreds of automotive dreams left unrealized — some better, most of them far worse. ♦ 12 86 Sports Car Market FRONT 3/4 VIEW 1 The Tucker’s bumper grille was a completely new idea when the prototype appeared. It very effectively made the car seem lower and wider than it really was. 2 A center-mounted driving light was a feature on many- cars in the 1920s and 1930s that we now call Classics, and it certainly added drama to the Tucker Torpedo. 3 Hood ornaments made some sense when they were attached to an outside radia- tor cap, but they were totally useless by 1940 — yet were thought necessary decades later. 4 Vee windshields can look 8 7 glass was available when the Tucker was made — at a price a startup probably couldn’t afford in the 1940s. Too bad. 5 Full-width pontoon bodies were common enough when the Tucker was built with tacked-on fender forms, leaving the passenger’s compartment narrower than it could have been. 6 The key rear-engine styling mark was the cooling inlets on the rear fender lead- ing edge — very cool in 1948 and still cool now. This very feature was faked on 1950s Cadillacs soon after Tucker’s demise. 9 REAR 3/4 VIEW 7 Putting a point high on the fender was unusual, but it led the eye directly to the rear fender air inlet and made the car look longer. Despite the lumpiness of the sides, the Tucker’s drag coefficient was about half that of typical 1948 automobiles. 8 “Suicide” rear doors are an odd choice for a safety car, but they would have made entrance to the spacious back seat easier and more convenient. 9 Extending door openings into the roof also enhanced entrance conditions for what would have been considered a very low car during the ’40s. the the simple grille and the taillights. The rear of the roof has a nice radius that clearly separates it from the mass below. 11 A visible exhaust pipe for each cylinder, whether true or not, was certainly dramatic. Protruding them through the bumper face was another idea taken up later in Detroit. 12 The fin-like appended lamps were a safety feature in and of themselves, as they could be seen from forward angles, as is required now, but was not at the time. INTERIOR VIEW (see previous page) This was seen as the safest ior in the late ithout restrainhough they ed in designing , but included a ber” into which ere supposed nticipation of a . This was more n a little fanciful nd not the least it practical. 10 2 5 4 6 1 11

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Race Car Profile 1972 McLaren M20 Can-Am This car is a running museum piece, as a non-sleeved aluminum big block has the operating life of an ice cream cone by Thor Thorson Details Year produced: 1972 Number produced: Three Original list price: N/A Current SCM Valuation: $750,000 to $1 million Engine # location: N/A Chassis # location: Tag in cockpit Club: Historic Can-Am Association More: www.historiccanam.com Alternatives: 1972 Porsche 91710, 1970 Shadow Mk 1, 1971 McLaren M8F SCM Investment Grade: B Comps A fter several years dominating the Can-Am series with a series of school-bus-yellow racers, McLaren Cars stood up to the developing Porsche challenge with the brand-new 1972 M20. Designers Gordon Coppuck and Tyler Alexander departed from standard McLaren practice in the M20 by removing the radiator from the front of the car and replacing it with two side-mounted units. This allowed improved cooling, relief from cockpit heat for drivers Denis Hulme and Peter Revson, and improved front-end aerodynamics. The latter was achieved by opening the space between the front fenders and installing an adjustable wing for improved downforce. Peter Revson raced the car for the entire season. Hulme won at Mosport and Watkins Glen, while Revson took 3rd at Mosport and 2nd place at Watkins Glen. Revson finished 2nd again in the last round at Riverside, after which McLaren Racing withdrew from the Can-Am and left the field to Porsche. M20-1 is the only one of the three M20 McLarens still retaining its original tub and bodywork. Remarkably, it also has a period-correct Reynolds Aluminum engine, one of the few still running without steel cylinder liners. It has an unbroken record of ownership history and the same owner from 1987 to the present. SCM Analysis This car, Lot S170, sold for $2,160,000, including buyer’s pre- mium, at Mecum’s Monterey Auction on August 16, 2014. I have long argued that with the exception of Ferrari 88 and Porsche (which were bespoke factory team racers from highly collectible marques), all Can-Am racers are weapons-grade vehicles. They are instruments of battle with fiberglass bodies and disposable engines, drivetrains and suspensions. They’re a ton of testosterone and adrenaline if you’re into that kind of thing, but certainly not collectible. Our subject McLaren M20 is the car that proves me wrong. It may also serve to make my point, but we’ll get into that soon enough. First, let’s discuss the background. Wide-tire ground-pounders From its inception through the early 1960s, road racing in the United States had been an obsessively amateur sport, but as it gained in spectator popularity, various promoters became interested in replicating the professional racing spectacle of Indianapolis 500 and oval-track events with sports racing cars. In response, the SCCA initiated the United States Road Racing Championship. This was a catch-all series of endurance-style races, open to virtually any SCCA two-seater that wanted to enter. It ran for six years starting in 1963, and it spurred the development of what we now call the “ground-pounder” V8 sports racers. The parallel technological change that allowed the ground-pounders to develop was the development of tire technology. Until about 1963, tire design was stuck with the sidewall having to be about 70% as tall as the tire was wide, but as Firestone and Goodyear fought over Indianapolis dominance, they figured out how to Sports Car Market 1971 McLaren M8E Can-Am Lot S211, s/n 8004 Condition 2- Not sold at $310,000 Mecum Auctions, Indianapolis, IN, 5/17/11 SCM# 179390 1971 Lola T260 Can-Am Lot 122, s/n T260HU2 Condition 2+ Sold at $308,235 RM Auctions, Monte Carlo, MCO, 5/10/14 SCM# 243731 1972 Porsche 917-10 Can-Am Lot S123, s/n 9171003 Condition 2- Sold at $5,830,000 Mecum Auctions, Monterey, CA, 8/16/12 SCM# 209459 David Newhardt, courtesy of Mecum Auctions

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make “Wide Oval” tire profiles. In January 1965, Dunlop followed by introducing its new, wide Grand Prix tire (a 60% design) and the floodgates were soon open. By the end of the decade, a 15-inches-wide tread was not unusual. The wider tires were better at transferring horsepower to the pavement — and thus triggered a horsepower war on the racetrack. Unlimited power European racing had struggled with several horrific racing accidents (Le Mans in 1955, the Mille Miglia in 1957, among others), with the result that pure racing cars in Europe were limited to no more than 3 liters displacement, but the United States was subject to no such constraints. When the SCCA decided to follow up its success in the USRRC with a serious international professional series, the idea of attracting the world’s best drivers to what was essentially an unlimited sports car championship caught everybody’s imagination. The idea behind the Can-Am series was simple: a short series of races in the U.S. and Canada clustered closely together late in the year after the European GP series was over — so the European drivers could participate. The best drivers, absolutely minimal rules to encourage creativity and speed, and the richest purses in all of road racing were combined. The result: maximum competition, maximum speed, and maximum excitement for the spectators. The cars promised to be (and were) faster than anything ever driven on a road course — including Formula One. Can-Am opened in the fall of 1966 and was a spectacular success from the beginning, attracting a variety of constructors, many of the world’s best drivers, and the largest crowds ever attracted by sports cars. As often happens in the first year of a series, the 1966 season featured a variety of cars figuring out what was the best way to win: Lola had its T-70 well developed, the Chaparral team fielded very innovative and fast cars, McLaren introduced its M1B model, and a host of smaller teams brought their ideas to the track. It was an excellent season, with 1st and 2nd going to Lola. Bruce McLaren took 3rd without winning a single race, but he noted that he had won more money in six races than he had in three entire GP seasons. He would definitely be back. McLaren innovation and domination The 1967 season dawned with the various competitors expecting a rerun of 1966 — except McLaren. Frustrated in Formula One, the McLaren team had spent the entire off-season developing an all-new car for the Can-Am — the M6. Although it was still a tube-framed car and designed around the small-block Chevrolet engine, the M6 was designed to incorporate all the lessons learned the previous year, and it proved to be almost unbeatable. Can-Am became the “Bruce and Denny Show” (for Bruce McLaren and Denny Hulme) and stayed McLaren’s domain for years. The M8 series, which incorporated monocoque construction and the bigblock Chevrolet engines, debuted in 1968 and in various iterations dominated the series until Porsche decided to enter in 1972. Horsepower wars Success in Can-Am racing depended on a lot more than just horsepower, but in an unlimited series it was hugely important, and Porsche was rumored to be bringing a turbocharged 917 with well over 1,000 horsepower to the battle. Well before the 1972 season began, McLaren knew that they were in trouble, so they developed the M20. It was an M8 evolution designed around a turbocharged big block, but the engine wasn’t ready in time, so they stayed with the aluminum 494 that had carried them to that point. If you forgot the steel liners and bored it out as far as you could, the engine could displace 510 cubic inches and make about 750 horsepower, so that’s what they went with. Without steel liners, the engines were good for maybe two races before you threw them away, but that was the cost of being competitive. And the McLaren M20 was competitive. Having spent seven years in the trenches while it was Porsche’s first outing gave McLaren a real advantage — the M20s were more slippery and handled better — but there is only so much to do when you are down over 300 horsepower. The M20s could qualify well but were asking so much of the engines that they broke frequently, and it became Porsche’s year and series. At the November 2014 89 end of 1972, McLaren formally abandoned Can-Am to concentrate on Formula One. The last and best The McLaren M20 is the last and greatest of the iconic orange McLarens that dominated Can-Am for five of its first six years and was serious competition to the very end. In fact, this very car won the last race of the Can-Am series in 1974. Add in that there were only three built — and that our example is the only one with its original tub and suspension — and you have without question the most collectible McLaren Can-Am car in the world. It’s not something you will ever drive in anger, though: The “original” tub is worn out, and a non-sleeved aluminum big block has the operating life of an ice cream cone. This car is a running museum piece, not a weapon or toy to be used. I opened this profile with the observation that virtu- ally all Can-Am racers are weapons-grade cars, not collectible. They are generally worth $300,000–$500,000, these days, and the more important ones bring a bit above that. This car brought four times that, so the buyer was not purchasing a racing experience — he was collecting an icon. Even so, unless you think it’s a Porsche, it’s hard to justify the price with comps, so I suggest the buyer was brave. I’d say well sold. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Mecum Auctions.)

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Market Reports Overview Defying All Predictions The market ascent continues at Monterey Classic Car Week 2014 By Tony Piff 15% over the record $308 million of Monterey 2013? Could $300m even be repeated a second time? Or would the Ferrari 250 GTO offered Thursday night at Bonhams crash and burn on the auction block, resetting prices to pre-2008 levels in the course of a single weekend? Well, six auctions, 822 cars and $464m G later, we have our answer: None of the above. Every auction house saw a strong totals, and Peninsula-wide sales charged forward by an unbelievable 50%. The 250 GTO at Bonhams sold for $38m — the most expensive car ever sold at auction — which helped push their totals to $108m, with 106 out of 117 cars sold and an average price of $1m. RM sold 118 of 129 cars for a final total of $143m — a new record total for collector-car auctions. The high sale was a 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale, sold at $26.4m. Average sold price was $1.2m. The top car at Gooding & Company was a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder, sold at $15.2m. Gooding’s overall totals came to $106m, with 107 cars sold out of 121, for an average price of $991k. Industry veteran Rick Cole launched a new Monterey auction this year. Twenty-eight of 37 cars sold for $59.9m, which equates to an average price per car of $2.1m. A 1955 Ferrari Market Moment by Tony Piff Japanese collector cars have arrived At Bonhams’ Paris sale in February, the first Mazda Cosmo sold at auction since 1992 went for $75k — a huge price. The next Cosmo to auction came just six months later at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach sale, selling for $264k. On the very same day, a Nissan offered at RM came within spitting distance of the quarter-mil mark — a 1972 Skyline 2000GT-R, sold for $242k. Yes, these are unprecedented prices, but considering that Toyota 2000GTs are now million-dollar cars (as Gooding and RM confirmed independently this Monterey Classic Car Week), I don’t think you can call them unreasonable. With the apparent mainstreaming of the car-collecting hobby, it should come as no surprise that veteran collectors are spicing up 94 1967 Mazda Cosmo — $246k at Gooding & Co. their stables of tried-and-true Gullwings and Daytonas with eclectic pieces such as microcars, Samba buses and rare Japanese sports cars — all of which are rocketing skyward faster than the price guides can keep up. Naysayers will argue that the 2000GT, Cosmo and Skyline are exotic outliers that don’t represent the wider Japanese market, and they’re right. But that doesn’t mean prices for lesser classics such as Datsun Zs and 510s won’t rise with the tide. For collectors on a sub-$20k budget — now priced out of the market for Alfas, 911s, or BMW 2002s — vintage J-tin offers a heck of a lot of driving satisfaction (not to mention reliability, although that word sometimes feels taboo around the SCM office). These won’t be sub-$20k cars forever. Furthermore, these are cars that the ris- ing generation will collect. Today’s young “tuners” lowering their Hondas and Subarus couldn’t care less about a ’57 Chevy or an MGB, but an old rotary-powered Mazda or a Nissan “Hakosuka”? That stuff is cool. ♦ Sports Car Market A spectacular selection of cars helped rocket RM to a record total of $143m 410 Sport was the high seller at $23m. Mecum sales totaled $34.6m among 361 cars sold out of 643, for a $96k average price. Top car was a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Series II cabriolet at $2.4m. A 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing secured the high-sale spot at Russo and Steele, selling for $1.3m. Russo sold 102 of 189 cars for $12.1m total and an average price per car of $119k. Details of the auctions can be found on the following pages. oing into Monterey Car Week 2014, the “bubble” question was on everyone’s mind: Would it be possible for totals to grow by another 10% or David Tomaro

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$140m $120m $100m $110m $80m $90m $70m $60m $50m $40m $30m $20m $10m $0 Bonhams RM Auctions Russo and Steele Gooding & Company Mecum Auctions 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 Sales Totals Top Sales by Year 2010 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Competizione Spyder $7,260,000 Gooding & Company 2011 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa prototype $16,390,000 Gooding & Company 2012 2010 Yearly Sold / Offered Summary 2011 2012 Bonhams 79 / 102 (77%) $18,029,330 RM 209 / 224 (93%) $66,886,000 Russo and Steele Gooding & Co. 99 / 251 (39%) $8,054,975 105 / 137 (77%) $64,564,750 Mecum 199 / 420 (47%) $14,403,517 Rick Cole — Total Sold / Offered 730 / 1231 (59%) Total Sales $172,989,695 65 / 128 (51%) $10,661,510 123 / 144 (85%) $78,192,700 144 / 222 (65%) $8,507,336 106 / 126 (84%) $78,175,300 443 / 707 (63%) $22,195,692 — 919 / 1425 (64%) $198,399,797 Top 10 Sales This Issue (Land Auctions Only) 1. 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO berlinetta, $38,115,000—Bon, p. 116 2. 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale coupe, $26,400,000—RM, p. 104 3. 1955 Ferrari 410 S roadster, $23,000,000 —RCole, p. 152 4. 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder, $15,180,000—G&Co., p. 134 5. 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione Clienti coupe, $12,000,000—RCole, p. 156 6. 1964 Ferrari 250 LM coupe, $11,550,000 —RM, p. 104 7. 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 coupe, $10,175,000—RM, p. 104 8. 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB coupe, $9,725,000—RCole, p. 154 9. 1953 Ferrari 250 MM PF Berlinetta, $7,260,000—Bon, p. 116 10. 1965 Ford GT40 roadster prototype, $6,930,000—RM, p. 108 November 2014 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Europa coupe, $2,310,000—G&Co., p. 132 1974 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino Spyder, $335,500—R&S, p. 168 1959 MGA Twin-Cam roadster, $60,500—RCole, p. 152 1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL convertible, $125,400—R&S, p. 164 1956 Austin-Healey 100-4 BN2 roadster, $66,000—Bon, p. 112 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: Good only for parts 95 82 / 153 (54%) $9,513,225 105 / 119 (88%) $95,274,150 124 / 266 (47%) $8,189,500 109 / 122 (89%) $113,716,600 341 / 570 (60%) $30,844,850 — 786 / 1318 (60%) $258,076,535 2013 77 / 89 (87%) $31,038,150 105 / 120 (88%) $125,086,750 89 / 215 (41%) $7,111,825 118 / 128 (92%) $112,968,350 371 / 677 (55%) $31,422,290 — 788 / 1313 (60%) $308,426,765 2014 106 / 117 (91%) $107,674,050 118 / 129 (91%) $143,420,850 102 / 189 (54%) $12,115,175 107 / 121 (88%) $106,004,800 361 / 643 (56%) $34,582,960 28 / 37 (76%) $59,946,391 822 / 1236 (67%) $463,744,226 Best Buys 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO berlinetta $38,115,000 Bonhams 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4S NART Spyder $27,500,000 RM Auctions 2014 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K roadster $11,770,000 Gooding & Company 2013

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RM Auctions Monterey, CA RM Monterey The 1967 275 GTB/4 that was delivered new to Steve McQueen realized $10.2m — a record by a factor of three Company RM Auctions Date August 15–16, 2014 Location Monterey, CA Auctioneer Max Girardo Automotive lots sold/offered 118/129 Sales rate 91% Sales total $143,420,850 High sale 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale, sold at $26,400,000 Delivered new to the “King of Cool” Steve McQueen on the set of “Bullitt,” this 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 coupe sold at $10,175,000 Report and photos by Carl Bomstead Market opinions in italics two-day event was the highest-grossing collector car auction of all time, at $143m. Joining the “MillionDollar Club” was, at one time, a noteworthy event, but 35 cars achieved that distinction here, and three Ferraris exceeded eight figures. Ferraris were center stage, with 32 offered and all but R one finding new homes. The 1964 275 GTB/C Speciale led the parade, selling for $26.4m. It was the first of only three Works Berlinetta Competizione cars built, and it finished 3rd overall at the 1965 24 Hours of Le Mans, a record that still stands as the best finish for a frontengine car. The 1967 275 GTB/4 that was delivered new M sold $88m worth of automobiles in just four hours during their Saturday session in Monterey, setting a new record for a single-day collector car auction. Add in the Friday totals, and this to Steve McQueen realized $10.2m, which is a record by a factor of three. The car was delivered to McQueen on the set of “Bullitt,” and his documented ownership certainly was a factor in the price. All were not million-dollar offerings, however. Two 1939 Lincoln Zephyrs crossed the block. The swoopy coupe realized $99k, while the convertible sedan sold for a rather surprising $154k. The coupe wore an older restoration, but the Art Deco styling with the streamlined lines made it a favorite. Another favorite was the 1926 Rickenbacker Eight Super Sport that is the only complete surviving example known. It was the 1926 New York Auto Show car, and every piece of metal trim, including the airplane hood ornament, was copper plated. Harrah’s Automobile Collection acquired it with fewer than 12,000 miles showing. It was more recently part of the Bob Pond Collection and was displayed at the Palm Springs Air Museum. It sold for $946k. Mercedes-Benz 190SLs and 300SLs have become staples at most every high-level auction, and the price guides can’t be updated quickly enough to keep track of their rapid appreciation. The 190SL that RM offered recently received a frame-off restoration in Germany and sold for a record $341k. The three 300SL roadsters that were offered all sold for a touch over a million dollars, which was not surprising, but the Gullwing set a record for a non-alloybodied example when it realized an astonishing $2,530,000. Despite the increasingly crowded Monterey 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing, sold at $2,530,000 96 Car Week, RM delivered the goods yet again, and their diverse offerings attracted bidders from 29 countries. The auction team will have their hands full surpassing these results, but rest assured they will give it their all next year. ♦ Sales Totals $150m $120m $90m $60m $30m 0 Sports Car Market 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 Buyer’s premium 10%, included in sold prices David Tomaro

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RM Auctions Monterey, CA ENGLISH #131-1937 BENTLEY 4¼ LITRE road- ster. S/N B55KU. Eng. # B78K. Midnight Blue/black canvas/brown leather. RHD. Odo: 1,346 km. One of 1,234 4¼ Litre chassis. Most were bodied by Park Ward. According to the catalog, this is the only open two-seater by coachbuilder Carlton and one of just four Carlton 4¼ Litres. Fitted with Ace deluxe solid performance. Price paid here was within expected range and most likely will continue to appreciate. #254-1954 JAGUAR XK 120 SE road- wheel discs, Brooklands windscreen and Marchal headlamps. History fully documented. Resprayed about 15 years back. A rare unmolested Derby Bentley. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $1,595,000. A very desirable Bentley that sold for the expected money. Very attractive one-off styling and documented history did the trick here. #126-1938 JAGUAR SS 100 3.5-liter roadster. S/N 39032. Gunmetal/black fabric/ red leather. RHD. Odo: 7 km. A properly documented SS 100 that will soon be filled with awards and trophies. Very recent restoration to the highest standard. Received 100 points at May JCNA Concours. Long-term ownership in Keno family. Participated in Louis Vuitton Classic China Run. One of only 118 3.5-liter ster. S/N S675083. Eng. # F22768S. Cream/ fawn fabric/blue leather. Odo: 34,815 miles. Matching-numbers and fitted with the desirable SE package, which provides an additional 20 horsepower. Fully restored in 2009 and again in 2012 with a respray and chrome redone. Documented with Jaguar-Daimler Heritage Trust Certificate. Once part of famed ning car that is ready for any and all touring events. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $286,000. The sale of this Aceca makes you wonder. The SCM Pocket Price Guide and auction estimates were well under what this sold for. Yes, it was very well restored, but it seems like the buyer paid a huge premium. Is this the new market? We will find out next time one crosses the block. Until then, call it very well sold. Briggs Collection. Most of their cars were lost in a barn fire in 1964, but this 120 survived. Wonderful example with little to fault. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $121,000. Price paid for a 120 restored to this level was perhaps a touch light considering the SE package. The $140k–$180k estimate was a bit aggressive, but $5k–$10k more would not have been a surprise. I will call this a good buy. #155-1956 ARNOLT-BRISTOL DE- examples constructed. A smash! Cond: 1. SOLD AT $852,500. This was last seen at RM’s October 2011 London sale, where it sold for $424k (SCM# 191229). Prior to that it was sold by the Keno family at RM’s 2009 Monterey sale, where it realized $341k (SCM# 142119). Plug in the cost of the recent restoration, and the seller still should be on the right side of the ledger. #117-1953 BENTLEY R-TYPE Continental saloon. S/N BC20A. Eng. # BCA19. Green/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 46,799 km. The 1953 Geneva Salon show car and now wears an older restoration. Has been properly maintained. Fitted with spats, two foglights and radio, which was standard equipment but had to be requested due to the weight. Leather seats showing signs of use and age, paint is chipped here and there. An elegant motorcar. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,210,000. The Bentley R-type Continental continues to be a solid investment. They offer elegant styling and 98 LUXE roadster. S/N 404X3108. Red/tan fabric/red & black leather. Odo: 11,857 miles. Italian styling on British chassis and running gear. Only 142 produced, and this was one of the last. Stated to have been driven by “Wacky” Arnolt himself. Recent mechanical service to the tune of $115k. Few minor issues with paint, interior shows minor use. Veteran turned to original specification and sold to a private collector, with whom it has remained. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $1,550,000. Only a handful of pre-IRL winners are in private hands, and none have the historical provenance of this March 86C. Perhaps the only example that retains its original engine. Pricey for a static display piece, but it’s the only one, so how much is too much? FRENCH of numerous tours such as Colorado Grand. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $550,000. A stylish and rather rare sports car that will be welcomed at most any driving event. Price paid was a touch strong but not out of line. Last sold in 2007 for $195k at RM’s sale in Marshall, TX, which we called “pricey” but “well bought” (SCM# 44875). #115-1938 BUGATTI TYPE 57C Stelvio. S/N 57597. Eng. # 82C. Teal/tan canvas/ teal leather. RHD. Odo: 263 km. One of 100 Type 57/57C Stelvio cabriolets. The “C” was the supercharged variant. Restored in 1988, and numerous awards since. Properly maintained, with usual signs of time taking its toll. From the Palm Springs estate of Bob Pond. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $770,000. A seldom-offered Type 57C that has been in a prominent collection for almost 15 years. Price paid seems a bit light for a most desirable Bugatti, so I will chalk this one up for the buyer. Hope a Bugatti Sports Car Market #124-1986 MARCH 86C Indy racer. S/N 86C13. Eng. # DFX255. Red/black. MHD. 2650-cc V8, turbocharged, 5-sp. Winner of the 1986 Indianapolis 500 with Hall of Famer Bobby Rahal at the wheel—one of the closest and most exciting finishes in Indy 500 history. Still has the original Cosworth DFX V8. Offered for sale in 1987 issue of Autoweek. Re- #210-1960 AC ACECA coupe. S/N AEX756. Slate Blue/black leather. Odo: 38,227 miles. Restored in 2010 by well-known marque specialist. Bare-metal respray and interior trimmed in correct leather. One of only 319 AC Aceca coupes constructed between 1954 and 1963. Fitted with desirable 1,971-cc Bristol motor and gearbox. A stun

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RM Auctions Monterey, CA Guess the originality of this example did the trick. #228-1961 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Club member acquired it so we can see it on the road. #133-2013 BUGATTI VEYRON 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse convertible. S/N VF9SV2C24DM795020. White & light blue/ Cognac leather. Odo: 2,987 miles. The one-off, special edition “Le Ciel Californien.” Retained by factory for promotional purposes before being sold to first and only owner. Produces 1,200 horsepower from four large superchargers and multiple fuel pumps. Colors based on a Grand Prix-winning 1928 Type 37A that was Roadster. S/N 19804210002623. Eng. # 19898010002681. Black/black hard top/tan leather. Odo: 17,563 miles. Fully restored with miles thought to be actual. Equipped with Euro headlamps and Rudge wheels. Set of reproduction luggage in trunk along with tool roll and catalogs. One of 1,856 produced. An excellent example. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,375,000. A low-mileage, fully restored example with desirable options at this price. Another couple hundred large would not have been out of line. Seems well bought from where we sit. #259-1966 VOLKSWAGEN TRANS- raced by Pierre Veyron and is now owned by Jay Leno. Factory warranty until 2019. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $2,420,000. Who can say how much is too much? The catalog states that the original owner achieved 230.6 mph in this car. Now it will most likely sit in a garage with other spectacular trophies, although the factory warranty should tempt boldness. Price paid is what the market will bear, so all is fair here. GERMAN #111-1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Gullwing. S/N 1900405500368. Eng. # 1909805500388. Ivory/red leather. Odo: 93,870 miles. Extensive engine work in 1974 after four U.S. owners. A well-known participant at many Gull Wing Group conventions. Has correct belly pans and Nardi wheel. Also has red fitted luggage and spare set of seats with red tartan plaid. Mechanical recommissioning in PORTER 21-Window Samba bus. S/N 246075376. Dove Blue & Pearl White/cream vinyl. Odo: 91,235 miles. Equipped with rare factory sliding sunroof. Fully restored in 2006 and incorrect engine replaced. Has six outward-opening windows and roof rack. Paint has been well maintained, interior flawless. Engine rebuilt. As the catalog states, ready to Fully documented five-year restoration completed in 2013 to exceptional standard. Early photos show it with black tires rather than whitewalls. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $2,750,000. One of—if not the—finest 250 Europas in existence. Coupled with a complete and interesting history, it was worth every penny paid. Kudos to the buyer, but seller also should be happy. #219-1953 LANCIA AURELIA PF200 C Spider. S/N B521052. Eng. # B214843. Maroon/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 2,786 km. Said to be one of 98 B52 chassis cars, all of which were coachbuilt one-offs or limited production. This Pininfarina design features jet-age styling. Also features six exhaust tips above the rear bumper. This is one of the six PF200s of similar design built over a four-year period. Does not have original motor, but engine replaced with Chevy V8. Amazingly, the original 0305EU was discovered in 2009. deliver “smiles for miles.” Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $110,000. Last seen at Barrett-Jackson’s January 2006 sale, where it realized $49k (SCM# 40370). A quality restoration at that time, and it has ridden the wave, as these have gone through the roof. Sold here for what seems to be the going rate for a well-restored 21-window. With cost of restoration, doubt if seller came out whole, though. ITALIAN #225-1953 FERRARI 250 EUROPA 1997. A 300SL that has never been fully restored but has been driven and enjoyed. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $2,530,000. Price paid here was a bit of a surprise, as the very nice Roadster, Lot 228, sold for a million less. Gullwings and Roadsters have been on a par, but not here. 100 coupe. S/N 0305EU. Eng. # 0305EU. Rosso Marrone & beige/Marrone leather & cloth. Odo: 60 miles. One of only 18 Series I 250 Europas constructed. Featured on the cover of Cavallino issue 198. 2014 First in Class at Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. Presented at Concorso Satorie in Rome in 1954. Original Sports Car Market replacement is from PF200 coupe. Displayed at Geneva Salon in March 1953. Ten-year restoration completed in 2013. Awards from St. John’s and Amelia. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,100,000. Talk about making a statement! A delightful restoration that is faithful to the period photographs. Known history from new. Price paid was at the low end of expectations, so we will call it fairly bought. About as swoopy as it gets. #240-1954 ALFA ROMEO 1900 C Super Sprint coupe. S/N AR1900C01838. Red/tan leather. Odo: 2,417 km. Thought to be one of only 12 produced with a futuristic design by Savonuzzi for Ghia. Features headlights that hang in a larger fender opening, not unlike an air intake. Rides on Borrani alloy wire rims. Restored some time ago and starting to un

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RM Auctions Monterey, CA wind. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $330,000. If this were in a touch better condition, the price would have been well within the $350k–$500k estimate range. As such, the money was reasonable considering the job ahead. This striking 1900 C is a delightful Alfa and deserves some attention. #221-1957 FIAT 600 MULTIPLA micro- van. S/N 100108043042. Eng. # 2073640. Teal & white/green vinyl. Odo: 67 miles. The station-wagon version of the 600, offered as a matching set with the Jolly beach car. Restored within an inch of its life, and I’d hate to think of the expense. Custom roof rack. Cond: ons Monterey, CA wind. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $330,000. If this were in a touch better condition, the price would have been well within the $350k–$500k estimate range. As such, the money was rea- sonable considering the job ahead. This strik- ing 1900 C is a delightful Alfa and deserves some attention. #221-1957 FIAT 600 MULTIPLA micro- van. S/N 100108043042. Eng. # 2073640. Teal & white/green vinyl. Odo: 67 miles. The station-wagon version of the 600, offered as a matching set with the Jolly beach car. Re- stored within an inch of its life, and I’d hate to think of the expense. Custom roof rack. Cond: leather. leather. Odo: 999 miles. A late-production example powered by the Dodge Hemi Red Ram V8. One of about 120 produced. Two owners. Recent restoration by marque experts. Badge on hood worn and a knob missing on dash. Striking paint and brightwork in good order. A Rat Pack favorite and period status be one of three Vignale-bodied prototypes built; this example unique with side spears and Dual-Ghia-like side grilles. Numbers-matching drivetrain. Only 227 production Vignale Spyders produced. Trunk finished in proper diamond-quilted leather. The car that saved Maserati. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,072,500. Last appears in the SCM Platinum Auction Database at Shannon’s Melborne sale in March of 2004, where it was bid to $203k and not sold (SCM# 32648). It’s changed hands since then. That owner rode the wave, but new buyer should have no regrets. symbol. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $385,000. This sold for $100k less than the example that was offered at Gooding. Both presented well, and I think this sale was closer to the market. Despite the limited number produced, they show up on a regular basis, and the prices continue to inch up the charts. This one was properly sold and well bought. #138-1959 MASERATI 3500 GT proto- type Vignale Spyder. S/N AM101678. Dark blue/red leather. Odo: 2,054 miles. Thought to tions Monterey, CA wind. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $330,000. If this were in a touch better condition, the price would have been well within the $350k–$500k estimate range. As such, the money was rea- sonable considering the job ahead. This strik- ing 1900 C is a delightful Alfa and deserves some attention. #221-1957 FIAT 600 MULTIPLA micro- van. S/N 100108043042. Eng. # 2073640. Teal & white/green vinyl. Odo: 67 miles. The station-wagon version of the 600, offered as a matching set with the Jolly beach car. Re- stored within an inch of its life, and I’d hate to think of the expense. Custom roof rack. Cond: leather. Odo: 999 miles. A late-production example powered by the Dodge Hemi Red Ram V8. One of about 120 produced. Two owners. Recent restoration by marque experts. Badge on hood worn and a knob missing on dash. Striking paint and brightwork in good order. A Rat Pack favorite and period status be one of three Vignale-bodied prototypes built; this example unique with side spears and Dual-Ghia-like side grilles. Numbers-match- ing drivetrain. Only 227 production Vignale Spyders produced. Trunk finished in proper diamond-quilted leather. The car that saved Maserati. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,072,500. Last appears in the SCM Platinum Auction Database at Shannon’s Melborne sale in March of 2004, where it was bid to $203k and not sold (SCM# 32648). It’s changed hands since then. That owner rode the wave, but new buyer should have no regrets. symbol. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $385,000. This sold for $100k less than the example that was offered at Gooding. Both presented well, and I think this sale was closer to the market. De- spite the limited number produced, they show up on a regular basis, and the prices continue to inch up the charts. This one was properly sold and well bought. #138-1959 MASERATI 3500 GT proto- type Vignale Spyder. S/N AM101678. Dark blue/red leather. Odo: 2,054 miles. Thought to should should be somewhere south of $100k, which makes the value of the Jolly an absurd number, or maybe it’s the other way around. Either way, very well sold (but cute as heck). #119-1958 DUAL-GHIA convertible. S/N 195. Maroon/maroon fabric/maroon & tan #258-1961 ALFA ROMEO GIULIETTA Sprint Speciale coupe. S/N AR10120177259. Red/black leather. Odo: 82,108 km. A properly restored example of an exciting Alfa that is based on the B.A.T. show cars. Fitted with the correct clear plastic wind deflector at cowl. Excellent panel fit, and brightwork sparkles. One of 1,366 produced between 1958 and 1962. Welcome at most any touring event. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $165,000. The SCM Pocket Price Guide gives a top value of $130k 102 Sports Car Market

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RM Auctions Monterey, CA for this car, but that is for a #2 and this is a better car than that, so I’ll call the price paid spot-on. Now go out and enjoy the open road. #216-1963 FERRARI 250 GT/L Lusso coupe. S/N 5179GT. Eng. # 5179GT. Metallic maroon/black leather. Odo: 76,226 miles. One of just 350 Lussos constructed. Three owners from new with one driving it for 46 years. Recent respray with seats, carpet and package tray replaced some years back. Original belly actual. Paint just okay—was originally silver. Interior and trim have not been touched. Seats worn and bumper trim badly worn. Numbersmatching drivetrain. Ideal restoration candidate. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $1,980,000. Have to scratch your head here, as Lot 216, a very presentable Lusso, sold for only a couple hundred thousand more. You can’t get there from here without going underwater. Very well sold. #150-1964 FERRARI 250 LM coupe. S/N 6045. Eng. # 6045. Rosso Cina/ blue leather. RHD. The 19th of 32 examples built and once the personal car of William Harrah. Damaged in 1969, which resulted in fire and body damage. Later engine swap and removal of frame tubes. New body installed in 1988 and correct 6045 engine located in 2011. Now has full Red Book TOP 10 No. 6 pans in place. Stated to be a true “driver’s” Ferrari. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $2,117,500. Many regard these as the ultimate road Ferrari. This example, well known in the Southern California area, has been well maintained and restored as necessary. Price paid was, if anything, a bit light, so buyer should still be smiling. #218-1963 FERRARI 400 SUPERA- MERICA LWB Series II coupe. S/N 4113SA. Eng. # 4113SA. Blu Sera Metallizzato/red leather. Odo: 34,508 miles. A numbers-matching, Ferrari Classiche-certified example that has recently been restored to high standard. Said to be one of 18 long-wheelbase Series II examples and one of four with open head- #237-1965 FERRARI 275 GTB Alloy coupe. S/N 08069. Eng. # 08069. Red/black leather. Odo: 59,227 km. One of a handful of aluminum-bodied 275 GTBs. Current ownership for 40 years. Only 59,000 kilometers, stated to be original. Original interior and seating. Older respray. Carpets worn and paint aging a bit. Original books and tool roll. Beautifully maintained. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $3,382,500. A rare alloy-bodied, very original 275 GTB. Checks all the boxes and then some. Strong money, but buyer did not overpay. Just hope he continues to maintain and does not get carried away with a restoration. certification. Numerous awards since with several at 2014 Cavallino Classic. Restored to perfection with full documentation. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $11,550,000. One of the stars of a Ferrari-graced weekend, and it sold in the expected range. Adult money, but for good reason, as this 250 LM has it all: celebrity ownership, full documentation and recognition by its Ferrari peer group. New owner stepped up for the cream of the crop. lamps. New Ruote Borrani wires fitted. Complete with books, jack and toolkit. The height of Ferrari luxury. Flawless. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $2,915,000. The best comes with a steep price tag, but I’d hate to think what it cost to get this spectacular Ferrari to this level. May just be inexpensive in the long run. As it sits today, well bought and well sold. #118-1964 FERRARI 250 GT/L Lusso coupe. S/N 5233GT. Eng. # 5233GT. Rosso Corsa/tan leather. Odo: 26,212 km. A wellpreserved, unmolested example that has been in same family in Pakistan for past 50 years. Limited use, with kilometers thought to be motor. About as rare as it gets in Ferrari Land. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $26,400,000. This 275 Speciale took point for RM’s Ferrari-heavy agenda (32 on offer) and did not disappoint. Far rarer than a GTO but lacking the track history, although 06885 did finish 3rd at the 1965 24 Hours of Le Mans—the best finish ever by a front-engine car. With “special” Ferraris in rarified air, this one deserves to join the club and did so in spades. I have no issue with the price paid. 104 #239-1964 FERRARI 275 GTB/C Speciale coupe. S/N 06701. Eng. # 06701. Gray/black leather & gray fabric. Odo: 27,599 km. One of only three constructed and most likely the only one to come to market for many years. Restored in late ’90s and properly preserved since. First Ferrari with an independent rear suspension. Aluminum body and “Tipo 563” chassis. Provenance from new and numbers-matching TOP 10 No. 2 #227-1966 FERRARI 275 GTS Spyder. S/N 07805. Eng. # 07805. White/blue leather. Odo: 24,017 miles. One of only 200 produced, with a price tag of $14,500. Presented with original paint and interior. Miles stated to be actual from new. Was fitted with a trailer hitch and small cocktail bar. Offered after 37 years of ownership. Complete with owner’s pouch, tool roll and two original key sets. An unmolested original example. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $1,760,000. Remarkable to find an example that has been maintained to this level. Hope the new owner continues to respect what he has acquired. Well bought and properly sold. #220-1967 FERRARI 275 GTB/4 coupe. S/N 10621. Eng. # 10621. Chianti Red/gray leather. Odo: 34,488 miles. Delivered new to “King of Cool” Steve McQueen on the set of “Bullitt,” which puts this 275 in a class of its own. Impressive subsequent ownership. Restored to McQueen’s original specifications with no real flaws TOP 10 No. 7 noted. Borrani wheels added by McQueen. One of the more collect-ible Ferrari road cars. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $10,175,000. A most desirable Ferrari that has the added kicker of Sports Car Market

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RM Auctions Monterey, CA McQueen ownership. That alone puts this 275 in another world and adds an allure that no other can offer. What’s the value of the McQueen ownership? Let’s just add a couple mil for the sake of argument and say this was well bought. #231-1967 FERRARI 275 GTB/4 coupe. S/N 10063. Eng. # 10063. Nero/Nero leather. Odo: 24,041 miles. A recent restoration to factory-new specifications. Partial toolkit and factory books and records included. One of only two four-cams finished in black. Low miles stated to be original. Known history from new, with first owner “Little Tony” a Odo: 12,346 miles. One of about 1,274 Dino Spyders produced, with about half headed to the U.S. This example with the chairs (Daytona seats) but not the flares. Part of the Bob Pond Collection since 1989. Low miles thought to be original. Minor signs of use, and with limited mileage there may be questions under the hood. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $440,000. These continue to appreciate, and there appears to be no end in sight. Low miles can be a mixed blessing, as lack of use can mean mechanical issues, but driving it adds miles to the clock. Seems expensive, but then they all do of late. popular Italian singer. Only issue a few minor marks on steering column. Exciting car! Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $3,750,000. This was last seen at Gooding’s 2011 Scottsdale sale, where it realized $1.1m (SCM# 168897). The Ferrari market has been on a dramatic upward swing, and even with the cost of restoration, this has proven a wise investment. Well sold. #141-1973 FERRARI 246 GTS DINO Spyder. S/N 06158. Rossa Corsa/tan leather. #145-1973 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 Daytona coupe. S/N 16571. Silver/black leather. Odo: 21,565 miles. 1,279 Daytonas were produced 1968–73. This example with 21,565 documented original miles. Still wears bornwith paint and interior. Dash mouse hair in good order. Complete with books and tools. Service records back to 1973. Original engine replaced under warranty in 1974. Restamped with original number when certified by Ferrari Classiche. Only three owners from new. Ex- cellent unmolested condition. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $962,500. Daytonas continue to climb the chart, and some feel the end is in sight. This sale makes that opinion questionable. A delightful example that sold for a strong but not unreasonable number. #251-2006 FERRARI FXX Evoluzione coupe. S/N ZFFHX62X000146359. Rosso Corsa/black fabric. One of 30 such track-only Ferraris offered to their best clients. Maintained and garaged by Ferrari. Converted to Evoluzione spec between 2007 and 2008 Corse Clienti seasons. Offered with three storage boxes used for track days. Presented at every Corse Clienti event between 2007 and 2010. All the new owner has to do to go racing is write checks and more checks. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,485,000. Sold well under the expected $1.7m–$2.1m, but it has to be a lim- 106 Sports Car Market

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RM Auctions Monterey, CA ited market. An unusual opportunity, however, and at least two bidders were on the hunt. Seems like a lot of money up front and on an ongoing basis to go racing in an 8-year-old car. JAPANESE #217-1967 TOYOTA 2000GT coupe. S/N MF1010128. Eng. # 10189. Solar Red/black leather. RHD. Odo: 76,280 km. An accurate restoration recently that consumed a stated 4,000 hours. Delivered new to Mozambique. Only 351 examples produced, and priced at a pleted in 2008. A wonderful Brass Era touring car with lots of nickel to polish. Recent mechanical work. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $302,500. The higher-end Brass Era cars continue to attract attention, and it was not that long ago when experts were declaring them dead and gone. This example sold for strong but not unexpected money. Solid transaction all around. #246-1926 RICKENBACKER EIGHT hefty $7,000 in 1967. Often called Toyota’s E-type. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,045,000. Another Toyota 2000GT sold across town at Gooding Pebble Beach this same weekend for $1,155,000, so this pretty well confirms the market price. AMERICAN #235-1911 MERCER TYPE 35R Race- about. S/N 35R354. Eng. # 35R137. Yellow/ black leather. RHD. Odo: 53,615 miles. Once the star of the Henry Austin Clark Jr. Collection and in his family since 1949. It is freshly serviced but retains its 1940s patina. It is the earliest 1911 T-head Mercer known. A piece of automotive history. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $2,530,000. The 35R achieved extensive rac- Super Sport sedan. S/N 28910. Brown & cream/black fabric/brown leather. Odo: 38,227 miles. The 1926 New York Auto Show car. Clad with copper-plated trim. Like a cabin monoplane on wheels, with Edmunds & Jones headlamps, cycle fenders and airfoil bumpers. Said to be one of 14–17 Super Sports completed. Acquired by Harrah Collection with only 11,616 miles showing. Restored in 1985 and later acquired by Bob Pond. Only example known. A Full CCCA Classic. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $946,000. A very rare and interesting Full Classic that has a unique history. Captain Rickenbacker lent mainly his name to the project, but many of the mechanical advancements were at his insistence. Price paid was up there, but this was, in my opinion, the lead dog of the auction. The only one, so how much is too much? ing success but was also sold as a road car. Some consider it the greatest pre-war car built in the U.S. Certainly hope the new owner does not touch this and destroy 70 years of history. Price paid seemed a bit on the light side, but as “the one,” this memorable sale makes the market. Just hope we all get to see it again on the open road. #208-1913 STEVENS-DURYEA C-SIX tourer. S/N 26285. Eng. # 564. Dark blue/ black fabric/black leather. RHD. Odo: 92,665 miles. This C-Six was offered with the shorter 131-inch wheelbase, and only seven are thought to survive. Lengthy restoration com- November 2014 107 #209-1930 PACKARD EIGHT Model 740 sport phaeton. S/N 185458. Eng. # 185645. Two-tone blue/tan canvas/blue leather. Odo: 2,748 miles. A very authentic dual-cowl sport phaeton that wears an older restoration. Canvas trunk cover soiled, and interior is worn. There are numerous imperfections in the paint, and the left door fit leaves a bit to be desired. Fitted with Bijur oiling system and

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RM Auctions Monterey, CA Pilot Rays. Needs a bit of attention. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $418,000. Those who think cars from the Classic era are a thing of the past need to take a second look. Here is a Packard Eight that has some needs and is painted in not the most attractive of shades of blue, and it sells for a ton. Very well sold, indeed. It sold at auction in 2002 at RM Amelia Island “looking like a lady of the evening” in green, tan and red for $242k (SCM# 27260). #162-1933 PACKARD TWELVE Model 1005 roadster. S/N 901348. Brown & beige/ brown fabric/brown leather. Odo: 25,646 miles. Thought to be the 10th of only 50 Twelve coupe roadsters built. A CCCA CARavan veteran. Shown at Pebble Beach in 1976 and 1998. First sold by Earle C. Anthony to band leader Paul Pendavis. Restored in early it sold for $292k (SCM# 194260). Quality Full Classics continue to appreciate while the average languish. That is certainly true with this Packard Twelve, as the seller made a tidy profit in a few short years. Buyer, however, has a quality Packard. #140-1948 TUCKER 48 sedan. S/N 1036. Eng. # 33385. Metallic bronze/tan fabric. Odo: 1,914 miles. 335-ci H6, 2-bbl, auto. One of only 51 Tuckers built, and one of few equipped with Tucker Y-1 transmission. Missing a knob on the dash and a minor issue with fabric interior. Paint a bit past its prime, but all in all a stand-up example. Born maroon but resprayed when restored in 1989. Pre-select transmission just one of the many innovative stepped in, and even though all were declared innocent, the damage had been done. The movie made everyone an expert, but this one has led a life of its own. Market for Tuckers continues to climb the chart, and this one provided no surprises. (See the profile, p. 82.) #134-1965 FORD GT40 roadster prototype. S/N GT108. White/blue fabric. RHD. 289-ci V8, 4x2-bbl, 4-sp. The first of six GT40 roadsters built and the eighth of 12 prototypes. Built for Shelby America as a test vehicle. One of four built with steel chassis and the only one to survive intact. Correct 1965-style nose and low tail TOP 10 No. 10 1990s by Mosier Restorations. An excellent and impressive tour car. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $374,000. This was last seen at Gooding and Co.’s January 2012 Scottsdale auction, where features. In Bob Pond collection and displayed at Palm Springs Air Museum since 1997. Miles are thought to be original. Once used as down payment on a whorehouse! Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $1,567,500. An American icon with a fascinating company history. The concept behind the Tucker was revolutionary, but with public acclaim at a peak, the government section. Offered in as-built condition. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $6,930,000. The rarest of the rare, and based on the success of the GT40 at Le Mans, a most significant vehicle. Fully documented, with no questions whatsoever. Sold for a bit under the $8m–$10m estimate, so have to tilt this toward the buyer. (See the profile, p. 76.) © 108 Sports Car Market

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Bonhams Carmel, CA Bonhams — The Quail Lodge Auction Once into the $30m range, bidding increments for the 250 GTO were lowered to levels that would buy a nice Dino, then a 356 and finally a TR6 Company Bonhams Date August 14–15, 2014 Location Carmel, CA Auctioneers Robert Brooks, James Knight, Rupert Banner Automotive lots sold/offered 106/117 Sales rate 91% Sales total $107,674,050 High sale 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO berlinetta, sold at $38,115,000 Buyer’s premium The 19th of 39 produced, this 1962–63 Ferrari 250 GTO berlinetta sold at $38,115,000 10%, included in sold prices Report and photos by Joseph Seminetta Market opinion in italics T The Bonhams’ Maranello Rosso Collection had the fanfare anticipation of a Beatles reunion. Select bidders for this special Thursday night, 10lot auction had only a short walk from the Bonhams helipad (the V.V.I.P. parking lot). Only those with a special bidding pass (red, of course) were allowed at the grownups’ table, and “special bidder registration procedures” were required for “Lot 3” — a 1962–63 Ferrari 250 GTO, the undisputed holy grail of the collector car world, with sales occurring about as frequently as papal elections. The last documented 250 GTO sale brought $35m in the year 2012, and s/n 5111 is thought to have changed hands north of $50m in 2013. Would the meteoric rise in Ferrari values push this one over $75m? $100m? The warm-up acts were a Ferrari 206 Dino and 365 GTC. Both brought good money at $572k and $858k, respectively. The crowd erupted as Lot 3 roared onto the stage, and then bidding quickly stalled in the low $30m range. The bidding increments were lowered to levels that would buy a nice Dino, then a 356 and finally a TR6. The final result was $38,115,000 — not the final number that some were predicting, but still a world record. What would this result mean for the hundreds of cars to be auctioned off over the next three days? Confident sellers started to question their no-reserve offerings. But fears were quickly relieved with strong hammer sales for both the remaining Thursday night and Friday lots at Bonhams, as well as all the other auctions — suggesting that the GTO price wasn’t the bellwether of a market crash, but simply the market price for that particular car. There are a limited number of car-enthusiast 1969 Ferrari 365 GTC, sold at $858,000 110 billionaires who can afford a 250 GTO, but there were hundreds of millionaires who paid strong prices for the numerous other cars offered during this beautiful weekend in Monterey. While sports fans are always impressed with three-point shots, 300-yard drives, and Hail Mary passes, winning the game is what really matters, and this auction was a big victory for Bonhams and the collector car world. ♦ Sales Totals $120m $100m $80m $60m $40m $20m 0 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 Sports Car Market David Tomaro David Tomaro

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Bonhams Carmel, CA ENGLISH BEST BUY #204-1956 AUSTIN-HEALEY 100-4 BN2 roadster. S/N BB2L230518. Eng. # B230518M. Ivory/black vinyl/ black leather. Odo: 1,920 miles. 2009 baremetal, $45k restoration. Added LM-spec “upgrades.” Matching numbers, as per Heritage Trust certificate. Slightly dulled paintwork. the Preservation Class. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $99,000. XKs are trying to catch the bid of their younger E-type brothers. You can restore a car any number of times, but they are original only once. It would be difficult to replicate the true vintage driving experience for the hammer price paid. Correct price for buyer and seller. #223-1967 JAGUAR XKE Series I con- Typically inconsistent British panel gaps. Slightly worn seats and steering wheel. Live rear axle. Drum brakes. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $66,000. A nice driving example that appears to be event-ready. There are often some good deals at the start of auction, and this was one of them. Well bought below the $80k low estimate. #273-1958 AC ACE roadster. S/N AEX1012. Eng. # CLB2389WTEN. Black/tan vinyl/ beige leather. Odo: 43,467 miles. Originally “Rouge Frise,” per catalog; now black/tan. Older mechanical and cosmetic refurbishment. Nose damaged in late ’90s. High-quality paint, but nose repair not perfectly symmetrical. years and has enjoyed the car on several rally events. Slightly scratched paint. Nice porcelain exhaust manifolds. Partially detailed engine bay. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $167,200. Series I E-types continue to increase in value. They are beautiful, easy to drive and surprisingly reliable by vintage-car standards. This was an honest-looking car that exceeded the high estimate. Well sold. Slightly worn interior. Engine bay nicely detailed. Taller gears and overdrive later installed. Colorado Grand participant. Spare wheels and tires included. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $280,500. The $320k–$360k estimate was aggressive, considering this AC was not a Bristol- or Ruddspeed-powered car. With only 100 hp, a color change and reworked mechanicals, it was well sold. #201-1959 JAGUAR XK 150 3.4 road- ster. S/N S830118DN. Eng. # V32698. Red/ black vinyl/black leather. Odo: 18,292 miles. A time capsule oozing patina. “Wearing much of its original paint” claim supported by my paint-meter readings of 3.5–5.0 mils. Desirable overdrive option. Three-owner car with tools, books and records. Reworked interior is well done with the exception of the offensive (but easily replaced) ’80s tape deck. An honest-looking car that can be driven or shown in 112 #257-1970 FORD BT33 F1 racer. S/N BT332. Eng. # DFV061. Blue & yellow/black vinyl. MHD. Tailored specifically for, and driven by, Sir Jack Brabham. The last time he won a Grand Prix was driving this car. It also won four podium finishes in 1970. Exceptional race history. Later owned and raced by Alain de Cadenet. Actively vintage-raced in recent years and claimed to be in race-ready trim. New interior reupholstered to a very high standard. Stunning dash and gauges. “Upgraded” with post-war transmission (original included with car). Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $990,000. An excellent restoration, with recent participation in the Mille Miglia. Sold at fair market value today. #252-1938 MERCEDES-BENZ 320 Cab- Upon close inspection, an extra steering assist damper appears to be a recent addition. Cond: riolet A. S/N 191150. Dark blue & purple/gray leather. Odo: 48 km. High-level restored show car with only minimal signs of wear. Two-tone exterior of blue and purple. Beautiful burled wood dash. Cloth spare wheel cover. Slight orange peel in paint. Whitewalls. German Historic Registration documents. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $517,000. No pre-war information was available, but this car was reportedly confiscated during WWII. It made its way to the U.S. in the 1950s and went back to Germany for a Sports Car Market vertible. S/N 1E14542. Eng. # 7E119119. British Racing Green/black vinyl/black leather. Odo: 24,069 miles. Matching numbers confirmed with Heritage Certificate. Books, tools and recent ownership history. Opalescent dark green when it was originally delivered to Toronto. Recent engine rebuild and mechanical work. Current owner has had it for two chanical components and interior. A stunningly styled car with evidence of wear and enjoyment since its last restoration. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $1,485,000. Immediate entry to any vintage event on the planet. A significant car at an appropriate winning bid. GERMAN #267-1937 BMW 328 roadster. S/N 85095. Black/wine leather. Odo: 853 miles. One of 465 made. Cosmetic recent restoration by Black Horse Garage. Engine by the U.K.’s Stanton Engineering. High-quality paint showing minimal wear. Scratched driver’s-side running board. Well-patinated leather hood straps. 2+. SOLD AT $1,034,000. Strong race history equals strong auction result. Welcome at any vintage racing event. FRENCH #242-1948 TALBOT-LAGO T26 Grand Sport coupe. S/N 110106. Eng. # 103. Black/black leather. RHD. Odo: 47,858 km. Numbers-matching. Extensive rally and race history. Rebodied early in its life. Body restored again in 2002 after an accident at Spa Francorchamps. Still contains its original me

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Bonhams Carmel, CA #306-1964 PORSCHE 356C cabriolet. S/N 159226. Eng. # P710620. Silver/black cloth/black leather. Odo: 63,072 miles. This 356C twin-grille cabriolet left the factory in 1964 with a blue exterior. Numbers-matching, but exterior color changed from Bali Blue to silver during its first restoration in 1974. After nearly 40 years, the same owner completed a comprehensive mechanical and cosmetic res- no-expense-spared restoration from 2011 to 2013. Fairly bought today, a touch under the $525k low estimate. #207-1958 PORSCHE 356A “Outlaw” coupe. S/N 103889. Eng. # 1280268. Metallic silver/red leather. Odo: 44,822 miles. Tasteful conversion by acclaimed restorer Bob Platz. “Upgraded” with 912 engine, 356C disc brakes and 901 series 5-speed. Nardi steering wheel. Slightly worn seats. Some slight paint Some minor paint blemishes. Rust repair in many of the usual places (particularly for early RSs) was executed well. Matching engine. Mechanicals reworked by RUF in Germany with receipts and documentation. Original tools, books, spare and warranty card. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $935,000. One of the desirable first 500 examples produced under the initial homologation directives. These cars featured thinner-gauge steel and thinner side windows. Carrera RSs continue to be sought-after, but this was a huge result. Very well sold. #246-1974 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA RSR 3.0 coupe. S/N 9114609113. Grand Prix White/black racing bucket. Odo: 4,906 km. One of the last factory 3.0-L RSRs. Extensive, competitive 12-year race history, including Daytona and Sebring. Some stress cracks in paint, but the Jim Torres restoration still looks fresh (particularly for a race car). Authentic toration to a high standard. Excellent paint/ chrome/interior/engine bay. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $192,500. A very strong result for a Porsche not wearing its factory paint color. However, 356s are following 911s in price appreciation. Is this the new market price for an excellent example, or was it just that there were two bidders who really wanted it? #296-1970 PORSCHE 911S 2.2 coupe. imperfections, including crack on left front fender. Cracked rubber on front and rear windows. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $141,900. 356s have been following their 911 cousins in price appreciation, but this was a huge result for an Outlaw. Quite unusual to have a 901 gearbox installed in a 356. Well sold. #216-1963 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Roadster. S/N 19804210003174. Eng. # 19898210000137. Dark blue/dark blue cloth/gray leather. Odo: 4,404 km. Late-production car with disc brakes and alloy engine (factory restamped replacement). Originally Dove Grey with red leather. Deep, lustrous repaint in dark blue. German-quality panel gaps. Shiny S/N 9110300054. Eng. # 6300088. Tangerine/ black leatherette. Odo: 126,151 miles. Attractive colors on a small-bumper, LWB, 911S. History since 1994. Poor rubber and chrome. Dash cracked in the usual location. Faded Fuchs. Slightly scratched but presentable RSR interior—seats, door panels, dash have not been “upgraded.” Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,100,000. Carrera RSs have exploded in prices over the past several years. RSRs are less usable but are incredible to drive. This example would receive applause at PCA events on and off the track due to its extensive racing history and current level of restoration. Well bought. ITALIAN #287-1949 MASERATI A61500 3C paint. Seats are nicely presented. Catalog mentions original options but does not explicitly state “matching numbers,” and no Kardex or CoA. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $165,000. A driverlevel car that could be used daily in temperate climates. Correctly sold below low estimate given condition and lack of Porsche documentation. bright work. Very slight signs of interior wear. As-new dash. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,815,000. Gullwings and 300SL Roadsters continue to climb in price, as deserved by their iconic styling. Despite this car’s excellent restoration, it hammered sold for very strong money given its non-original colors and restamped engine. Well sold. 114 #238-1973 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA RS 2.7 coupe. S/N 9113600125. Eng. # 6630156. India Red/black leather. Odo: 66,997 km. Good older restoration is holding up well. coupe. S/N 086. Ruby Red/black leather & corduroy. Odo: 4,469 km. Said to be one of nine A6s delivered with a triple Weber setup. Extensive show and event history. Featured in Viale Ciro Menotti, a Maserati enthusiast magazine. Restored in 1981 and again in 2009 at a cost of over $350k. Very strong paint and chrome. Detailed engine bay. Beautiful cordu- roy seat inserts. Unusual balance weights riding on wheel spokes. Four matching racing Sports Car Market

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Bonhams Carmel, CA tires made in 2008. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $891,000. Selling well above the $700k high estimate, this was a very strong result for an exceptional motorcar. TOP 10 No. 9 #6-1953 FERRARI 250 MM PF berlinetta. S/N 0312MM. Eng. # 0312MM. White/black leather. RHD. Road & Track cover car, raced by Phil Hill. Seventeenth of 29 built. Looks as if it was vintageraced last weekend. Dull, faded, scratched paint. Deeply scratched Lexan side windows. Worn interior with nice patina. Original wiper direction changed from opposite-end to paral- #5-1958 FERRARI 250 GT PF Series I cabriolet. S/N 0759. Bianco/tan vinyl/Pelle Naturale leather. Odo: 56,685 km. The eighth of 40 250 GT S1 cabriolets built. In January of 1958, it was shipped to Venezuela, where it remained for over 30 years. Originally finished in Rosso paint, now Bianco. Purchased by Fabrizio Violati in 1991. Matching numbers. Covered headlights. Original interior. Poor factory custom (one of four) built on 250 SWB chassis and engine with Superamerica styling cues. Ex-Frederico Gatta. Driver-level lel placement. Driver’s side mirror added, Scuderia shields added. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $7,260,000. According to the Maranello Rosso pamphlet, the 250 MM was “the first time that car designer Battista ‘Pinin’ Farina worked with Enzo Ferrari.” The line that followed would include the 250 TDF, 250 GT SWB and 250 GTO. Sold below the aggressive $9m– $12m estimates, but a great price for a great car. passenger’s door fit. Worn, rusted Borranis. Wavy chrome. Orange peel. Deeply scratched glass. Not listed in the 250 GT registry as having a factory-produced hard top. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $6,820,000. Iconic styling elegance. Cars of this value do not trade on cosmetics, because the restoration cost is a small percentage of its value. The new owner will need to spend a little more time and money to return this car to its former glory. #10-1962 FERRARI 250 GT SWB Spe- ciale Aerodynamica coupe. S/N 3615. Dark blue/tan & cream leather. Odo: 1,288 km. A condition, worthy of a comprehensive restoration. Showing greater exterior wear (as is often the case with museum lots). Nicely presented interior. Ownership history since new. Original engine located just prior to auction and included with the car. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $6,875,000. Bidding was aggressive for the final lot of the Collezione Maranello Rosso. A huge result for a rare, beautiful coachbuilt Ferrari. Well sold. #3-1962 FERRARI 250 GTO berlinetta. S/N 3851GT. Rosso/black cloth. The 19th of 39 GTOs produced. Originally sold to French racer Jo Schlesser in metallic pale gray with red, white and blue centerline stripes and sidepipes. In the 1962 Coupes du Salon race, Henri Oreiller was killed in the car. It was repaired by the factory and eventually sold to an Italian enthusiast, with whom it remained for the next 49 years. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $38,115,000. The start of TOP 10 No. 1 116 Sports Car Market

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Bonhams Carmel, CA many bidders to raise their paddles. While well below the auction estimates, the high bid of $320k might have been considered due to the oddness. the auction was delayed due to traffic. Not many bidders can play at this level, and Bonhams needed all of them in the room. The result disappointed many observers, including your humble auction reporter. The car is reportedly headed to the U.K. Well bought. (See the profile, p. 72.) #232-1962 MASERATI 3500 GT coupe speciale. S/N AM1011858. Eng. # 101124. Rosso/white leather. Odo: 1,171 km. Originally delivered as a touring coupe in Denmark. After an accident in 1965, the car was rebodied by Moretti; featured at the 1966 Geneva Auto Salon. Paint is worn and scratched. Inconsistent panel gaps. Chrome pieces dull and scratched glass. If this color agrees with you, it is hard to fault the cosmetics. Steel body. Bought sight-unseen 11 years ago by original owner. Only four in this color. Twin-cam head. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $3,850,000. Late in the auction, yet very spirited bidding for this exceptional car. Owner’s wife videotaped it crossing the block with tears in her eyes. Well bought and sold. #264-1967 MASERATI GHIBLI 4.7L incorrectly aligned. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $320,000. An odd duck that did not convince coupe. S/N AM115090. Black/Crema leather. Odo: 43,248 miles. Recipient of the Amelia award at the Amelia Island Concours. Deep, lustrous paint with only a slight crack in driv- #289-1966 FERRARI 275 GTB coupe. S/N 08933. Eng. # 08933. Verde Scuro/beige leather. Odo: 71,068 miles. The car has had several owners; complete mechanical restoration in 2003, refurbished earlier this year. Beautiful paint and chrome. Disc wheels look showroom-new. Stunning interior. Slightly by country music star Bobbie Gentry. In the late 1990s, it was treated to a full, 6,000-hour cosmetic and mechanical restoration, when black was chosen for the exterior. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $385,000. A huge but correct price for a Ghibli in exceptional condition. Ghiblis are rarely seen with this high level of restoration. #2-1968 FERRARI 365 GTC coupe. S/N 12655. Marrone Colorado/neige leather. Odo: 65,860 km. Thick paint on wavy panels. Worn wheels. Deeply faded chrome. Worn interior with good woodwork. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $858,000. 330 GTCs are wonderful cars to drive, with classic styling, good power and er’s pillar. Beautiful new interior. Excellent chrome. Jewel-like steering wheel and gauges. Originally red over white when purchased new 118 Sports Car Market

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Bonhams Carmel, CA comfortable interiors, and 365s add more power and rarity. Museum cars can present issues for collectors, as they often suffer from not being used and can be handled and viewed by a larger and less careful crowd. If you could tolerate the color, this car still needed a complete restoration, which would push the total cost past the $1m mark. With restored 330 GTCs selling in the $650k range, this car was well sold. #7-1968 FERRARI DINO 166/246T For- mula 2/Tasman racer. S/N 0008. Rosso/black vinyl. MHD. Multi-series, double world championship monoposto. Ex-Brian Redman, “Tino” Brambilla, Graeme Lawrence, Chris Amon. Unique, pop-in “hammock”-style seat. Previous race damage at Monza’s Curva Para- Cond: 2. SOLD AT $357,500. Queen Marys are very usable, elegantly understated Ferraris, but a few years back you could buy one for the price of a Camry. This one sold in 2004 at Russo and Steele’s Arizona sale for $55k, which was “all the money” at that time (SCM# 32089). Well sold today, far above the $250k high estimate. bolica. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $1,210,000. Sensational-looking cigar shape from the time before aerodynamics ruined the styling of race cars. Dirty, grungy engine as if it were just pulled off Monza. Instant entry ticket to any vintage event on the planet. Well bought. #1-1969 FERRARI 206 GT DINO coupe. S/N 00338. Amaranto/Nero leather. Odo: 21,483 miles. One of only 152 made (with many in Japan). Beautiful Dino styling with aluminum body and engine—exotic for the period. 138 ft-lbs of torque at 6,500 rpm. This example in rough shape, with minor damage #9-1969 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 Daytona competizione coupe. S/N 12765. Rosso/black leather. Conversion by Carrozzeria Vari. Stored in the Collezione Maranello Rosso Museum for over 30 years. Outside filler cap. Lexan/glass well preserved. Good paint but inconsistent panel gaps. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $935,000. Competizione Daytonas were very successful endurance racers in period. Daytonas have been catching strong bids, as evidenced by the final sale price over the high estimate. Despite the high price tag, this car may not be invited to every vintage race, given its conversion history. Well sold. to the nose, scratched paint, light rust, uneven panel fit and offensive aftermarket side badges. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $572,000. This lot started the Maranello Rosso collection with a bang. 206s are not frequently offered, but this was a huge result given the car’s condition. Well sold. #291-1969 FERRARI 365 GT 2+2 coupe. S/N 12065. Celeste Blue/black leather. Odo: 26,994 miles. One of 800 “Queen Marys.” A huge car by vintage standards (over 16 feet long). Matching-numbers engine. Tools, books, receipts and history. Three-time FCA Platinum award-winner. Minor paint imperfections, orange peel. Nicely finished interior. Slightly damaged rear bumper bracket. Shiny but wavy chrome. Well-presented engine bay. 120 #210-1972 FERRARI 365 GTC/4 coupe. S/N 16025. Blu Ortis/beige leather. Odo: 39,927 km. Recent engine-out service and a minor cosmetic makeover. Nicely detailed interior with newer Connolly hides and the closest mouse hair produced today. Rear window delamination. Shiny paint but with some orange peel and other imperfections. Some overlooked interior details, such as scratched door jambs. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $258,500. If you like the styling, 365 GTC/4s are delightful to drive, with power steering, independent suspension and disk brakes. Like other Ferraris, these cars have tripled in value over the past few years. It is the last remaining vintage V12 Ferrari that you can buy for merely the price of a house. Sold below the aggressive estimate for a market-correct price. Sports Car Market

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Bonhams Carmel, CA #220-1973 FERRARI 246 GTS DINO “chairs and flares” Spyder. S/N 06464. Nero/black/red leather. Odo: 65,603 miles. Believed to be an original chairs-and-flares Dino. Exceptional, recent, documented restoration by Classic Showcase with brilliant paint, chrome and interior. Only demerits are slight details (such as scratched radiator cap SOLD AT $99,000. Sorted Montreals are wonderful cars, with their Gandini styling, T33 DOHC V8s and 4-wheel disc brakes. But as the car was never officially sold in the the U.S., parts and service will test one’s patience on a regular basis. Alfa prices have been on a tear, and the beautiful Montreal has caught this momentum. Excellent examples have sold at much higher levels but will likely be better long-term propositions. Well sold. and incorrect rear rubber molding). Darker replacement mouse hair is the only option available today. This car would do well on the national concours circuit. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $539,000. Dinos continue their meteoric price increase, as warranted by their beauty and drivability. This exceptional example sold at a market-correct mid-estimate price. #212-1973 FERRARI 365 GTS/4 Daytona Spyder. S/N 17057. Eng. # B2944. Azzurro Hyperion/black vinyl/Beige Scuro leather. Odo: 3,345 miles. 113th of 121 factory-built Daytona Spyders. Claimed to have turned under 3,400 miles since its build date in the summer of 1973. A true time capsule with amazing history, books, tools and documentation. Correct mouse hair with excellent patina. Recently submitted Ferrari Classiche applica- #4-1978 FERRARI 312 T3 Formula One racer. S/N 033. Red & white/black cloth. MHD. One of five cars constructed for the 1978 Formula One season. It won the 1978 British Grand Prix and the Race of Champions. Piloted by both Carlos Reutemann and Gilles Villeneuve. Suffered accidents in both the South African Grand Prix and the Spanish Grand Prix. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $2,310,000. 033 looks as if it was raced and put immediately into long-term storage. As per the auction catalog, it will “require expert recommissioning work before it runs again.” Once operational, this car will be welcome at any vintage racing event on the planet. Sold beyond the high estimate of $2m. tion. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $2,640,000. This is the lowest-mileage Daytona Spyder that I have come across, but it is not without wear and imperfections given its age. My paint meter provided varied readings from 4 to 13 mils, suggesting some paintwork over its 40-plus years. Originality and unrestored cars are bringing large sums, and this was no exception at the final hammer price. #203-1974 ALFA ROMEO MONTREAL coupe. S/N 1427671. Eng. # AR0012101353. Argento Silver Metallic/red leather. Odo: 53,085 km. The “recent cosmetic restoration and refurbishment” looks as if it was quickly performed to sell the car. Obvious shortcomings include thick undercoating pasted on the rocker panels, a star crack in the windshield, a painful modern radio and poor door fit (which takes many attempts to close). Cond: 3-. November 2014 #8-1981 FERRARI 512 BB LM endurance racer. S/N 35529. Eng. # F102B009. Rosso/black cloth. This 512 BB LM debuted in the hands of Fabrizio Violati, Spartaco Dini and Maurizio Flammini. Raced at Le Mans in 1981 and 1984 and at the World Championship level at Mugello and Monza. It was retired to the museum over 30 years ago. Race-strained stress cracks in paint. Poor D- pillar repair. Power output of 480 hp is less than every current Ferrari road car. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $990,000. BB LMs are more suited for long, banked, high-speed tracks. This one 121

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Bonhams Carmel, CA requires restoration and race preparation to return to its previous glory. Well bought below the $1.2m low estimate. #263-1991 FERRARI F40 coupe. S/N ZFFMN34AXM0089767. Eng. # 27523. Rosso/red & black leather. Odo: 1,312 miles. U.S.-market car barely exceeding the break-in miles. Difficult to fault in any way. Complete with original tires (which should be easy to light up), wheels, books, tools, decals and lug- example is claimed to have never been raced or even tracked. Has some signs of normal wear but is very nicely presented. Reportedly sold in 1996 for $890k. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $2,200,000. A rare U.S.-delivered LM. It was shipped early to Japan, where it spent most of its life. Given its gentle use and strong condition, this car was bought well. AMERICAN gage. Yet the seller decided to still put it through Classiche certification, which seems kind of silly for a new car. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,430,000. Looks factory-fresh. Difficult to find any flaws. The market price of a perfect F40 was correctly determined to be $1.43m. #244-1993 FERRARI F40 LM coupe. S/N ZFFGX34X000097893. Red/black cloth. According to the catalog, the 18th of 19 F40 LMs—Michelotto-developed for competition and track use (sold on a bill of sale only). All original. Unusually nice for an LM, as many were raced hard and have been rebuilt. This #279-1908 STANLEY MODEL K racer. S/N 3810. Eng. # 22388. Dark green & yellow/black leather. RHD. Reproduced body in original colors with replaced mechanicals. Two-cylinder steam engine in K Semi-Racer specification. Appropriately worn condition with tarnished brass and scratched paint. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $93,500. How many auctions have bidders for steam-powered antique performance cars? This one had nice patina but seemed rather like a collection of parts. It’s the original cars that bring the big money. Sold well below the low estimate of $150k. #205-1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N 194677S120664. Eng. # T0424JE7120664. Marlboro Maroon/black vinyl/parchment vinyl. Odo: 21,545 miles. 427-ci 435-hp V8, 3x2-bbl, 4-sp. Older restoration now showing signs of enjoyment. Paint well preserved since. No claim of matching numbers, or certification from Bloomington Gold or NCRS. Black stinger. Minor imperfections in rubber and jambs. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $102,300. This was the only C2 Corvette offering at this auction. A strong result for a driver-level car without the coveted Corvette certifications. Well sold. © 122 Sports Car Market

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Gooding & Co. Pebble Beach, CA Gooding & Co. — The Pebble Beach Auctions The 23 Ferraris on offer included a ’61 250 GT SWB Cal Spyder that went to a new home for $15.2m Company Gooding & Company Date August 16–17, 2014 Location Pebble Beach, CA Auctioneer Charlie Ross Automotive lots sold/offered 107/121 Sales rate 88% Sales total $106,004,800 High sale 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder, sold at $15,180,000 The high seller at Gooding’s Pebble Beach auction — 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder, sold at $15,180,000 Report and photos by Michael Leven Market opinions in italics A lmost half of the 121 consignments at Gooding’s 2014 Pebble Beach sale were either Ferraris (23 cars), Porsches (15), Alfas (nine), or Mercedes (nine). Within this sub- set was the auction’s top seller, a ’61 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder that went to a new home for $15.2m. The array of 911s offered more shapes, colors and flavors than the folks in Stuttgart could have imagined when the line debuted in 1964, such as a silver ’65 coupe that was among the first 250 911s built and a wonderfully restored Royal Purple ’73 911S ($407k and $330k, respectively). The top Alfa was a drop-dead gorgeous 1939 Tipo 256 Cabriolet Sportivo ($4m), and the best-selling Mercedes was a dazzling ’57 300SL Roadster restored in its rare, as-delivered color of Strawberry Red Metallic ($1.7m). At the less serious end of the run list were several “fun” cars, but that does not mean they were inexpensive. A cute-as-a-button, concours-winning ’61 Autobianchi Bianchina Trasformabile sold for a whopping $105k, and a Fiat Jolly went for $82,500 — insane money, but relatively cheap compared with many recent sales. And just when you thought the air had gone out of the VW bus craze, along comes this really cool and eminently usable ’67 camper towing a period Westfalia trailer (with fitted luggage), and sporting a pop-up roof, awning, door pantry shelves, running water and Venetian-blind side windows. Painted in an unpretentious monochrome green and once owned by actor Ewan McGregor, it sold for $99k. It wasn’t a Samba, but I wasn’t surprised to see it bring Samba money. Another interesting aspect of the consignment list was the presence of three pairs of same-model cars, each with one original and one restored example. There were two Lancia Aurelia B24S Spider Americas ($880k for the original, $1.3m for the restored); two Ferrari 250 Lussos ($2.3m original, $2.2m restored); and two Gullwings ($1.2m original, $2.8m restored). It was an interesting study of the “leave it, $120m $100m Formerly Ewan McGregor owned, 1967 Volkswagen Transporter, sold at $99,000 126 restore it, or buy it restored” dilemma many collectors face when acquiring a car. With the Lancias and Ferraris, there was no right answer as to which was “better.” But to my mind, the Mercedes choice was a no-brainer — the restored car was the third one ever built, the first one sold to the public, and Briggs Cunningham was the first owner. That kind of history is hard to beat and trumps all other considerations. ♦ $80m $60m $40m $20m 0 Sales Totals 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 Buyer’s premium 10%, included in sold prices Sports Car Market David Tomaro

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Gooding & Co. Pebble Beach, CA ENGLISH #154-1951 ASTON MARTIN DB2 coupe. S/N LML5066. Burgundy/gray leather. RHD. Odo: 60,671 miles. Purchased new by Phil Hill and featured in Road & Track and Motor Trend magazines. Raced in period by subsequent owners with Studebaker and GMC power. Powered again by original AM engine before 1959. Paint in great shape; only polishing swirls to fault. Chrome and bright trim pitted. Gray leather and carpet look newish. DB3S customer race cars. 1955 Earls Court Motor Show car; may have been the Autosport magazine test car in ’56. Extensive local racing history in early life. Forty years in Forshaw Family Collection until 2012. Paint to regional-show standard; body and brightwork #65-1959 AC ACECA Bristol coupe. S/N BEX711. Dark gray metallic/burgundy leather. Odo: 15,671 miles. Purchased off the AC stand at the New York Auto Show as a college graduation present and consigned by the recipient’s son. Car saw little use and spent many years in storage. Engine rebuilt, exterior repainted, and interior refurbished to original in 2001. Leather broken in beautifully. Engine Purchased by consignor out of 50-year ownership. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $319,000. Despite the relatively low miles, this car’s early days were full of color and adventure. The Hill and magazine connections help value. But even with the Aston Martin market still moving quickly, this price is extremely strong, especially given car’s middling presentation. Very well sold, $50k–$100k ahead of the market. #137-1953 JAGUAR XK 120 coupe. S/N 5681124. Pale green/green leather. Odo: 90,649 miles. Original M-spec (SE) car purchased from one-family ownership in 2011. Paint buffed and may now be clearcoated; buffed through to primer in numerous spots. Panel alignment and gaps excellent. Chrome lightly pitted; bright trim sound. Windshield with a lot of chips; large sections of seal replaced by caulk. Leather worn but sound; all sound and straight. Painted wires not detailed. Tartan cloth and green leather seat nicely finished and very handsome. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $5,500,000. The DB3S enjoyed success on the local and international stage, managing 2nd place at Le Mans two years running but never winning the big prizes. They don’t come up for auction very often, but have seen significant price increases each time. One sold in 2009 for $1.98m, the next in 2012 for $3.7m. Extrapolating from that limited data pool, this $5.5m sale lies neatly on that same price curve, so fairly bought. #51-1958 ASTON MARTIN DB MK III drophead coupe. S/N AM30031402. Blue Haze/blue cloth/gray leather. Odo: 70,999 miles. Said to be one of 84 DHC Mark III bodies built by Tickford. Disassembled for restoration in 1980 and purchased in parts 20 years later. Restored in 2001 by Kevin Kay in original colors. Offered with books and tools. Paint showing its age; micro sanding marks throughout; periodic debris in base coat. Gray leather gorgeous; equipped with modern race belts. Updated with Kay-developed 5-speed gearbox and “Feltham Fast” suspension hubs, bay tidy. Comes with original toolkit, service manual and parts book. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $275,000. This money would have bought you the best Ace roadster on the planet not long ago. But that was then, and besides, I seriously doubt you could find a better, more honest, low-mile Aceca coupe anywhere on that same planet. Expensive, but this is the kind of car you own until your kid sells it. #148-1967 BRABHAM-REPCO BT-24 racer. S/N BT241. Green/black vinyl. MHD. BT24-1 carried 1966 F1 World Champion Jack Brabham through the final two-thirds of the ’67 season, taking several victories en route, including the British, Canadian and U.S. Grands Prix. Fitted with the Repco V8, derived from the aluminum Oldsmobile F-85 small block! Original cast-alloy wheels wearing slightly oversized tires. Restored to track standard and vintage-raced with many reproduction parts; originals plus spares included in wood nice. Still wears its original California year-of-manufacture plates. Offered at no reserve. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $99,000. Said to be one of just 421 SEs imported in ’53 and very handsome in pastel Pea Green. With an extra 20 horses, the SE was quick, even by today’s standards. I was secretly hoping this one would sneak under the radar and go for a song, but such was not the case. If it runs out well, fairly bought. #32-1955 ASTON MARTIN DB3S road- ster. S/N DB3S111. Almond Green/tartan cloth. RHD. Odo: 12,162 miles. One of 10 128 towers and brackets. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,012,000. A friend once told me that if something happens once, it’s an “event;” if it happens again it’s a “coincidence;” and the third time it actually becomes a “trend.” So just because someone spent too much time at the punch bowl in June and paid $817k for a DB Mk III DHC at Artcurial-Le Mans (200% of high estimate, SCM# 244712), it does not a market make. The Gooding sale is data point #2 and at 300% of recent market pricing is silly money. I just hope somebody reads this before the next one crosses the block and can avoid creating a trend. sale. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $1,050,000. An $850k no-sale on the block. Conveniently for valuation purposes, a sister car (albeit an earlier BT20) sold this May at RM Monaco for $1.5m (SCM# 243917). That car was driven by teammate Denny Hulme in the first part of the ’67 season, the year he won the World Championship. So what discount applies to our non-championship-winning subject car? At least one person thought $450k. Good F1 cars (but not great ones like this) can be had for under $500k, so the premium paid here looks generous, but not horribly so. #139-1967 FORD GT40 Mk I coupe. S/N P1058. Carmen Red/black leather. RHD. Odo: 14,971 miles. According to catalog, one of 31 Mk I road cars built by Ford Advanced Ve- Sports Car Market

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Gooding & Co. Pebble Beach, CA hicles in England; one of 20 ordered by Ford in the U.S. for domestic sale. Retains original body, interior, wheels, headers, transmission and luggage boxes. Ford promo car 1967–68. Body with some cracking. Paint very nice; to street-car standard. Correct Marchal lights. Plexiglass all newish; leather very well preserved. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $3,520,000. Wonderful to see an early GT40 with the lovely small-block roofline and wire wheels, devoid of distracting stripes, roundels, numbers, and appendages. Presented in its original Carmen Red, this was a real treat. I wonder if Henry Ford II knew we’d still be feeling that sense of pride and fawning over these 50 years on? Priceless. FRENCH #101-1924 RENAULT 6CV delivery van. S/N F10429. Matte gray/tan canvas/black cloth. Odo: 61,871 km. Wonderful little delivery truck recently purchased in unrestored condition. In impressively good order and very usable with all surfaces and moving parts sound. Clever but kitschy movie-studio logo painted on rear panel, then weathered; supports the claimed purchase out of Cannes, roller-crank. Paint rough but sound; handpainted longtime road registration left uncovered. Pebbled leather seats well broken in; gauges period-correct. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $2,970,000. Long before Janet Guthrie raced at Indy, or Lella Lombardi competed in F1, the Parisian actress, dancer and acrobat named Hellé Nice had a 3rd-place finish at Le Mans to her credit. This was the real deal at an appropriate price. GERMAN #13-1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Roadster. S/N 1980427500239. Strawberry Red Metallic/tan cloth/tan leather. Odo: 34,471 miles. Recently restored in California by Mercedes Benz Classic Center in original colors. One of 30 300SLs in this unusual but attractive hue. Beltline trim slightly out of line with the door is the only demerit. Tan leather flawless. History prior to long-term ownership in Japan not stated; brought to the U.S. in black. Paint excellent save very minor checking at A-pillar. Bodywork flawless; panels and trim very well aligned. Red leather lovely. Headliner with some staining near rear window. Delivered with a hard top; catalog implies replacement now with car. All panels and gearbox match; replacement engine restamped per last-minute revelation from BMW archives. Estimates lowered slightly pre-auction. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,925,000. Gloriously restored in a most flattering color combination; certainly the most beautiful 507 I’ve ever seen. The body-colored Rudge wheels made it all work but were not original. Spectacular though it was, the engine restamp is troubling, especially as BMW used these alloy V8s in other, more pedestrian models. The winning bid, while strong, takes this into account. Slightly well sold just below revised low estimate. #64-1965 PORSCHE 911 coupe. S/N 300250. Silver/black vinyl & houndstooth cloth. Odo: 10 km. Very early build; 17th car built in 1965. Has all 64 of the pre-production features that were eventually phased out. Paint excellent in original, but not-then-offered metallic silver; bodywork perfect. Euro seats with houndstooth inserts. Wood steering wheel and Blaupunkt AM/FM/SW radio. Only disap- FRA. Offered at no reserve. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $41,800. You can probably find these common old trucks all over, tucked away in nooks and crannies across France, but not likely in such good condition. Would be a fantastic piece in a themed display. Looks cheap enough in context of this auction, but I reckon the consignor did quite well. Strong price, with a high cuteness factor. #131-1927 BUGATTI TYPE 35 racer. S/N 4863. Gray-green/brown leather. RHD. Ex-Hellé Nice. Supercharger added in period. Now also with larger brakes and Targa Florio radiator. Vast competition record pre/post-war, documented by David Sewell of British Bugatti Register. Fresh mechanical refurbishment and rebuilt original engine, including new 130 2005. Rudge wheels and fitted luggage not original to car. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,705,000. While I did overhear a few disparaging remarks about this car’s color, I must say that by the time I had given it a thorough going-over, I was quite taken. The long, low lines suited its “Erdbeerrot” (DB543) over tan livery to a tee; definitely unique. And blessed with a “factory” restoration, any premium paid will soon be forgotten, and by Scottsdale, not look like a premium at all. #38-1958 BMW 507 Series II roadster. S/N 70157. Midnight Blue/dark red leather. Odo: 21,124 miles. Originally white over pointment is the chrome steelies; lots of sanding marks under the plating. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $407,000. Now here was an early 911 worth all the hype. With fewer than 254 preproduction cars built (according to catalog), this one is truly special. Of course, it was the first wave of cars that gave the 911 its reputation of evil handling, but no one’s ever going to drive this one, so who cares? For something virtually irreplaceable like this, the price is what the price is. #41-1973 PORSCHE 911S coupe. S/N 9113300522. Royal Purple/black leather. Odo: 77 miles. Spectacular restoration of a striking car in its rarely seen original color. There’s a small crack in paint on passenger’s door, and some well-educated bidders questioned the hue of of the red in the Porsche hood crest. But that’s the extent of it; everything else beyond reproach. Equipped with an electric sun- Sports Car Market

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Gooding & Co. Pebble Beach, CA roof and Recaro sport seats. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $330,000. Just when you thought longhood 911 prices couldn’t go any higher, it looks like we may have broken through to the next level. But this was an extraordinary car that commanded an extraordinary price. Restored by Louie Shefchik and his team at J&L Fabricating, painted by multiple-Pebble Beach-winner Jon Byers, and with a Jerry Woods-built engine, this car could not have been in better hands. Very well sold, but the best is never cheap. ITALIAN #23-1932 LANCIA DILAMBDA Sport Torpedo. S/N 232140. Burgundy/cinnamon leather. RHD. Odo: 724 km. Believed the sole example built to this design by Viotti. Restored in the early ’90s and freshened in 2010. Paint with light polishing swirls but otherwise without fault. Chrome and wood accents concours-worthy. Jaeger gauges clear, bright. Rear cowl with Brooklands screens for passengers. Class award winner at Pebble Beach and featured at The Peterson’s “Sculpture in Motion” if one is worth that kind of money, this would be the one.” Well, Spider Americas are now past a million, and this beauty is heading that way. Very well sold. #144-1939 ALFA ROMEO TIPO 256 Sportivo cabriolet. S/N 915026. Platinum metallic/tan cloth/sky blue leather. RHD. Odo: 39,320 km. One of approximately 20 Tipo 256s, according to catalog; the last competition Alfa built before Mussolini et al put an end to such frivolity. Limited race history. Originally with Siluro Spider coachwork by Touring; rebodied in 1940 by Pininfarina. Recent repaint to driver grade; sanding marks throughout. Gaps irregular; passenger’s door exhibit. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $715,000. This stunner shows up twice in the database, at RM Amelia in 2003, where it was a $250k no-sale (SCM# 30541), and at RM Phoenix 2005, where it sold for $253k (SCM# 37324). Our reporter said, “Seems odd to say Lancia and a quarter million dollars in the same breath, but out at bottom, hood fit tight. Chrome okay; bright trim splotchy, overly polished. Retains handsome bright blue leather from the refit 74 years ago! Wonderful Art Deco gauges match seats. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $4,000,000. A $3.2m no-sale on block, but a deal was made post-auction. As a pre-war racing Alfa, this kind of money is certainly in bounds. And while it is not a P3 or an 8C, the Tipo 256 certainly has rarity in its favor, and this oneof-one gem would make a centerpiece in a world-class Alfa collection. This is the market price. #59-1955 ALFA ROMEO 1900C SUPER SPRINT Zagato coupe. S/N AR1900C01947. Gray/ black & red leather. Odo: 45,743 km. Ultimate-spec 1900 with incorrect replacement engine since 1956. Gray paint oxidized to look like primer; entire sheets missing. preserved. A nearly complete car that does not run and needs everything. Offered at no reserve. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $1,012,000. Raced extensively in period by two Italy-based American soldiers; one brought the car to U.S. and stored it for the next 20 years. All up, a solid foundation (hopefully) and while fairly straightforward, restoration will not be inexpensive. Extremely well sold, at almost 50% over the low estimate. (See the profile, p. 78.) BEST BUY #26-1956 FERRARI 250 GT Europa coupe. S/N 0427GT. White & black/russet leather. Odo: 8,703 km. Very last 250 Europa GT built. Originally metallic gray with green top; used as Brussels show car by Jacques Swaters. Raced once only, at the 1957 GP of Spa. Restored by Patrick Ottis and Brian Hoyt to a very high standard. Gaps are straight and uniform, but tight; paint is very well applied single-stage with proper sheen. Gray velour on seat covers Front nacelles dented; bumper and left front cooling duct AWOL. Chrome poor; glass scratched throughout. Vinyl seats relatively good; no carpets. Gauges dull. Original toolkit slightly worn. Classiche certified. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $2,310,000. Well, if you’re only going to race it once, Spa is a great place to do it. And if you were going to introduce it to the world, it doesn’t get much better than at a major international auto show. Restoration by marque experts... and so on. This car ticks the right boxes, but in a quiet, dignified manner, perfectly in keeping with its very elegant presentation. Not a flashy Ferrari, but one anybody would be proud to own, and well bought in this superheated market. #115-1956 MASERATI 250F monoposto. S/N 2525. Red/black leather. MHD. Real-deal, no-questions Works 250F, built with “fuoricentro,” or off-center engine placement. Continually vintage-raced for decades by succession of owners. Now powered by a “high-performance replacement engine” of unknown heritage. Original unit is “restored” in England. Prepared to race-car standard with okay paint and well broken-in seat leather. 132 Sports Car Market

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Gooding & Co. Pebble Beach, CA they’d be hard-pressed to find a better one. A market-correct price. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $4,620,000. Built specifically for the old Monza configuration, with its high-speed banking. Only in-period race history was a victory in its debut race, the Italian Grand Prix... with Stirling Moss at the wheel. You almost couldn’t write a better fairy tale for an Italian racing fan. What price such glory? $4,620,000, apparently. #133-1959 FERRARI 250 GT Series I cabriolet. S/N 1475GT. Burgundy metallic/ Buttercream leather. Odo: 66,335 km. The last Series I cabriolet built; said to be one of four with open headlights and one of two with tall vertical taillights. Paint mostly very good; some scratching behind seats. Leather nice; driver’s seat a little baggy. Dash sound but shows use. Veteran of many tours. Engine rebuilt 8,000 miles ago. Comes with original log in headlight covers, light scratches on windshield and slight detailing oversights around grille are the only things out of order. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $15,180,000. The past couple of SWB California Spyder sales in the database have been for over $10m, with the most recent LWB version about the same. And that was a couple of years ago. No surprise here. #60-1964 FERRARI 250 GT/L Lusso book, owner’s manual, tool roll. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $5,610,000. A handsome and thoroughly vetted car consigned from 38 years of stewardship by third owner Hilary Raab, who used it regularly, including on three Colorado Grands and two Copperstate 1000s. If someone was buying a Ferrari to actually drive, coupe. S/N 5249. Black/red leather. Odo: 20,350 miles. Completely original, very rough barn find last registered in 1976. Needs everything. Paint cracking, falling off in sheets. Chrome rusted, bright trim tarnished. Borranis badly rusted. Red leather burnished but serviceable and surprisingly good. The catalog states the car “now runs under its own power” but will require “a carefully executed, sympathetic mechanical recommissioning.” Full documentation by Massini helps a little. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $2,365,000. Collector Car Eco- #18-1961 FERRARI 250 GT SWB California Spyder. S/N 2903. Red/ saddle leather. Odo: 83,334 km. One of 37 covered-headlight SWB Cal Spyders. Paris Salon car; now Classiche certified. Comes with very rare factory hard top, but not the one it was delivered with. Originally black over saddle, now red over saddle. Paint to concours-level; chrome, trim, gaps, and panel alignment likewise. Some small nicks/cracks TOP 10 No. 4 nomics 101: Question—You need to spend $150k–$200k on mechanicals; do you leave the cosmetics alone, and end up with a $2.5m car you still have to explain to your friends? Or, do you pony up the additional $150k– $200k and have a really nice Lusso you can take anywhere and be proud of? Answer—At this level, the incremental money for the cosmetics rounds to zero, and by the time you’re done, the car will be worth at least $500k more than your investment. Shrewdly bought. You’re welcome. #20-1965 ALFA ROMEO GIULIA TZ coupe. S/N 10511AR750099. Red/black leather. Odo: 21,832 km. Sold originally through Paris. Reportedly raced extensively in period, although no documentation offered. Car has been shown and vintage-raced extensively since the early ’80s after coming out of Japanese ownership. Paint good by race car standards, as are the red-piped black leather seats. Plexi/Perspex clear and scratch-free. Clearly well cared for and used as intended. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $1,023,000. Very much in the mold of the Porsche Spyders, the Alfa TZ punched well above its weight and was a true giant-killer in its day. And with the added benefit of Zagato coachwork, these are can’t-miss collectibles. The most recent previous sale of a TZ in the database was in 2011 for nearly $900k (SCM# 177926). As that was over three years ago, the Gooding sale looks very well aligned with today’s market. #113-1965 FERRARI 275 GTB Long- nose Alloy coupe. S/N 07993. White/red leather. Odo: 21,205 miles. Special-ordered through Chinetti Motors by a Haitian diplomat who knew what he wanted. Originally Electric 134 Sports Car Market

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Gooding & Co. Pebble Beach, CA Blue Pearl; first painted white in mid-’80s; paint now cracked with sanding marks showing. Chrome wavy and with sanding marks. Bespoke features added at Scaglietti include chrome inserts on fender and sail-panel gills, two-piece rear bumper, and various interior changes such as a red leather dashboard cover to match the seats. Leather nicely broken in. Has books, tools, Massini documentation and Classiche Certification. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $4,620,000. Handsome as it was, I would like to have seen it when it was blue. This is a well-known and highly documented Longnose Alloy 275 with 6 carbs and unique features, and it was going to pull a big number. Sold 10% over high estimate, but nothing about Ferrari pricing surprises any more. #11-1974 LAMBORGHINI COUN- TACH LP400 Periscopio coupe. S/N 1120010. Red/black leather. Odo: 11,537 miles. Extremely rough, very early Countach (#10) and only the sixth LP400. Dull paint mismatched; at least three different shades of cracking, bubbling and pitted red over original light metallic green. Poor panel alignment; variable gaps. Windshield good; side glass and trim scratched and scuffed. Black leather tired; large spots of spilled white paint help hide has half as many problems below the surface as it does on top of it, all I can say is “caveat emptor.” The good news is that the new owner paid so much money that even a complete mechanical redo is going to look cheap. JAPANESE #39-1967 MAZDA COSMO 110 Sport coupe. S/N L10A10074. White/black vinyl & houndstooth cloth. RHD. Odo: 97,116 km. Certainly a landmark car for Mazda, with a 2-rotor Wankel engine and cool styling straight out of period Japanese sci-fi. Restoration is very good but not great; paint with some visible sanding marks, gaps variable and panel alignment just okay. Rubber seals a bit rough in spots. Handsome houndstooth uphol- 01021530136. Eng. # 0102017013. Powder blue/two-tone blue leather. RHD. Odo: 38,377 km. Initially clothed by Saoutchik as a cabriolet, rebodied as a coupe in late ’50s, then returned to original configuration in the ’90s. All bodywork very good, with paint to show-field standard. Brightwork mostly good, but dull in spots. Two-tone blue leather seats excellent. Crackle finishes under hood pristine. With flaws and distract from stale interior smell. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $1,870,000. There have been a couple recent Countach sales over $1m; such a significant benchmark as to warrant a cover story in this publication. But those cars were very nice examples. If this car stery well done, but interior smells of gas. Engine room tidy. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $264,000. This sale comes quick on the heels of the $75k Cosmo at Bonhams Paris in February—the first Cosmo sold at auction since 1992 (SCM# 232485). With the velocity of the current market, hair-trigger revaluations seem to be the norm, which makes me a little nervous. But with Toyota 2000GTs regularly over $1m and now this, maybe it’s time to reconsider that clapped-out 240Z sitting in your neighbor’s shed. Well sold but not surprising. SPANISH #28-1954 PEGASO Z-102 cabriolet. S/N torsion bars, De Dion rear suspension, a 4-cam V8 engine, and 5-speed transmission. In 1954! Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $990,000. With its wild Saoutchik design painted baby blue, this one is a real statement and easy to pick out of a crowd—especially because it’s a frequent flier on the auction scene. A $700k no-sale at RM Amelia in ’13 (SCM# 215648), and repainted, a $970k sale at Arcturial Paris in February of this year (SCM# 238910). Either the Paris sale fell through, or someone took a bath here at Gooding. Regardless, given the non-original bodywork, well sold. AMERICAN #54-1930 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM I Newmarket tourer. S/N S126PR. Dark blue/dark blue canvas/slate leather. Odo: 75,596 miles. Older restoration of unknown age holding very well. Repaint still very handsome but no longer crisp; some cracking, pits, and touched-in chips. Brightwork good but fading. Canvas top taut and without noticeable wear. Blue and gray leather still soft and welcoming. Rolls on older tires (pun intended); being hooked to battery charger may indicate some time since last use. CCCA Senior Award winner. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $198,000. A stately and elegant old girl which has clearly enjoyed superior stewardship. Once a showfield queen, but now at a point where she can get out and stretch her legs. I loved this car (if you couldn’t tell). Sold in 2010 at Gooding Amelia Island for $170k (“Well bought at price paid,” SCM# 160002) and again at Bonhams Greenwich last year for $187k (“Fair deal for all,” SCM# 216561). Today we see another market-correct adjustment; fairly bought and sold. © 136 Sports Car Market

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Mecum Auctions Monterey, CA Mecum — The Daytime Auction A 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Series II cabriolet sporting a mere 5,411 km cashed in on the “barn-find” craze with a $2.4m price Company Mecum Auctions Date August 14–16, 2014 Location Monterey, CA Auctioneers Mark Delzell, Mike Hagerman, Jim Landis, Bobby McGlothlen, Matt Moravec Automotive lots sold/offered 361/643 Sales rate 56% Sales total $34,582,960 High sale 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Series II cabriolet, sold at $2,430,000 Buyer’s premium Mecum’s Monterey top seller — 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Series II cabriolet, sold at $2,430,000 8% for automobiles, 10% for motorcycles and boats ($500 minimum), included in sold prices Report and photos by B. Mitchell Carlson Market opinions in italics F or sheer selection, Mecum’s “Daytime Auction” was once again the biggest sale of Monterey Car Week, with 646 vehicles on offer and 361 sold. That’s in line with the past few years, but average price per car increased to $96k from $85k, and overall sales grew by more than $3m, to $34.6m total. Regular attendees of this sale at the Del Monte Hyatt noted a few changes: First, this was no longer the best deal of the week, as for the first time Mecum was charging admission. To wander in and kick tires cost you $20 a head, but parking was still free and plentiful — which all but makes it worth it compared with the rest of the events on the Peninsula. And second, as Mecum now owns MidAmerica Motorcycle Auctions, that sale has been integrated into The Daytime Auction instead. The salon at Pebble Beach is no more. Most of the motorcycles were offered in groups at the end of the day on Thursday and Friday, with generally respectable results. Speaking of respectable results, Mecum had seven sales in the million-dollar club, compared with the two of last year. On top was a generally original 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Series II cabriolet. Sporting a mere 5,411 km, it cashed in on the “barn-find” craze that’s still rampant in the industry with a $2.4m price. Right behind it was an icon of the Can-Am road-racing era, a 1972 McLaren M20, fetching $2.2m (profiled on p. 88). Gullwing 300SLs were on offer at every Monterey auction house, and Mecum was no exception. There were two here — both silver cars built in 1955 — and both sold, at $1.2m and $1.5m respectively. The Benzes lead a long list of German cars this year. Indeed, there were so many Mercedes, BMWs and Porsches consigned they almost overshadowed Mecum’s traditional staple: American muscle. The top sale from that genre was a 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 at $1.1m. As in years past, Mecum’s plentiful and 1972 McLaren M20 Can-Am racer, sold at $2,160,000 138 helpful staffers, wonderful single-lot catalogs for the big-dollar lots, and copious parking were once again appreciated, and they help assure this event’s continued success. ♦ Sales Totals $30m $25m $20m $15m $10m $5m 0 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 Sports Car Market

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Mecum Auctions Monterey, CA ENGLISH #S55-1961 AUSTIN-HEALEY BUGEYE SPRITE roadster. S/N AN5L31663. White/ black vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 4 miles. Heavily modified, with the original 948-cc motor giving way to 1,275-cc with a Moss Motors supercharger plus electronic ignition and alternator. Modern Ford 5-speed transmission, disc brakes, aftermarket steering wheel, modern gauges, 13-inch Minilites. Looks to be fresh out of the restoration shop, as there isn’t GERMAN #S197-1935 MERCEDES-BENZ 170A cabriolet. S/N 170V413688. Eng. # 170V413688. Maroon & black/black cloth/maroon leather. Odo: 52,953 miles. Registered off engine number. Called a 1935, but the builder’s tag states 1938. However, that and all other body tags have been pop-riveted back on after the most recent repaint—which wasn’t real recent or all that great. Chips, nicks, and light scuffing. Recent engine-bay detailing. Has that distinct “old German car” odor. Moderate seat wear can still be called patina with a straight #F149-1960 PORSCHE 108 JUNIOR tractor. S/N K2094H. Red/yellow steel. Incorrectly listed on the auction description as a 108L, but is not the longer-wheelbase version. Mostly original paint, except for some old rattle-can work under the seat, obscuring the “Porsche Diesel” decal. Typical faded and dinged worker-bee bodywork, but not so bad that it needs to be restored. Serviceable tires on all four corners. Seems to run out well. even any dust on the undercarriage. Excellent body prep and paint application. Well-fitted interior upholstery kit. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $45,360. While it won’t pass as stock except to the most inattentive of Prius owners, this was nonetheless one rather well-built example. Easily better than the Brits could have done 50-plus years ago. Originally a no-sale off the block at $40k, but a deal came together later. Well bought and sold. #S170-1972 MCLAREN M20 Can-Am racer. S/N M2001. McLaren Orange/black leather. RHD. Era-correct Reynolds aluminum Chevy Mark IV big-block architecture engine—still running without steel sleeves. Restored twice in the 28 years the consignor has owned it, as it’s seen a fair amount of use at historic Can-Am events. Most recent restoration was aimed more at period cosmetics, and as such has won awards at Amelia Island and Meadow Brook concours. Restored as configured for 1972 race season, with correct finishes, markings, and equipment except for modern face. Nine tourist grille badges from Europe and South America make me wonder how the radiator gets adequate cooling air. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $140,400. Stated that the buyer’s premium on this lot was 11%, as it also included the U.S. customs import duty, as this was part of a collection from Guatemala. Perhaps Mecum was assuming that all their buyers were U.S. citizens, which during Monterey car week is a silly notion. For the “economy” Benz of the era with a lesser-grade restoration, hammer price of $130k also seemed a bit silly—regardless of commission rate. #S188-1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Gullwing. S/N 5500354. Silver/maroon leather. Odo: 7,544 miles. Build sheet confirms it was fitted with Rudge wheels, but not definitively stated that these are the wheels that came with this car. Authentically repainted in the original silver with correct gloss. Interior changed from the blue to red leather when it was last restored, including the fitted luggage. Modern but era-correct seat Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $15,120. All Porsche Juniors (single cylinders) are right-hand drive—or more correctly, the steering is slightly offset to the right. Multi-cylinder tractors have center steering. This is all due to the space available for the steering box. I was expecting an insane price at least double this amount, especially since one can truly say this is a “barn find.” Maybe there were some shades of sanity in some dark corners of Monterey. I won’t go so far as to say “well bought,” just reasonable. #S100-1967 PORSCHE 911 coupe. S/N 306437. Irish Green/black leatherette. Odo: 489 miles. Decent older repaint. Mix of replated, reproduction, replacement, lightly pitted, and scrounged trim. Replacement front seats with perforated pleats, original solid leather seats in back. Heavier wear on original wood-rim steering wheel and aftermarket shift knob. Aftermarket stainless-steel exhaust system, remote oil cooler, Koni shocks. Lightly safety requirements. The car is show- or trackready. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $2,160,000. Ran by Peter Revson in the car’s inaugural season against the onslaught of the Porsche factory. Aside from being the only McLaren M20 not to have a damaged body, this car also is notable as being the last car to win a Can-Am sanctioned race (with Scooter Patrick at Road America in 1974). This was also the only time this specific car also won a Can-Am race, although the McLarens were always competitive. As this is a rolling icon of Can-Am racing and road racing as a whole with impeccable provenance, I can’t dispute the selling price one bit. (See the profile, p. 88.) 140 belts. Becker Le Mans radio. Replated bumpers. Light rippling and dents underneath from real-world use. Very clean under the hood. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $1,458,000. No trailer queen. The consignor ran this car in the 2011 Colorado Grand as a last-minute replacement. Was a no-sale across the block at $1.3 million, but two cars later it was declared sold to the crowd. Prices for restored Gullwings sold at the other venues this weekend confirm that this is the new normal. cleaned-off engine bay, with a vast amount of added wiring in the left fender well. Carburetors rather soiled. Includes original owner’s manual and optional Blaupunkt radio. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $81,000. 1967 is a big year for 911s in California. It’s a combination of being the last year of the first configuration of the 911 and the last year of less-restrictive smog regulations. That helps explain the über-strong money for a mox-nix car—but not entirely. #S32-1968 BMW 1600-2 convertible. S/N 1557107. Madeira/black cloth/black vinyl. Odo: 14,030 km. Euro-spec car with later Sports Car Market

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Mecum Auctions Monterey, CA 2002 engine and 5-speed conversion. Also fitted with later-era 13-inch Alpina-sourced OEM BMW alloy wheels. Pretty good trim-off repaint; still quite a bit of buffing compound residue in door jambs and body crevices. Piecemeal brightwork replacement and replating. Aftermarket radio antenna on deck lid; fog lamps added. Good solid door fit. Mostly 19,894 km. Gray-market import (like every 3.0 CSi in the U.S.). Factory-optional sunroof, a/c, integrated rear fog lamp, and Alpinasourced OEM wheels. Period Nardi wood steering wheel. Restoration five years ago, minimal wear since. Better-quality bare-body repaint. 3.0 CSL-style graphics added. Mix of 96,457 km. BMW Certificate confirms it as a first-generation CSL in Colorado Orange. NOM 3.3-L engine with triple Weber sidedraft carburetion displaced the original motor before it was privately imported to the U.S. in 1986. Restored by a marque expert within the past decade, with all CSL unique components new interior soft trim, expertly installed. Aftermarket sound system and gauges added to a modified center console. Lightly detailed under the hood. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $35,000. While BMW did not do the -02 convertibles in house (they were all done by outside shops, usually Baur of Stuttgart), they are factory-authorized conversions. As for the color, Madeira is something of a dark blue with purple and red hints—it’s not dark blue or purple. BMW was big into funky color names, and while Sahara is easily tan, Madeira is its own cat. Plenty bid, considering that, as usual, it’s an arm’s length away from stock. #S101-1971 BMW 3.0 CSI coupe. S/N 2262727. Inka Orange/black leather. Odo: replated, replacement, and serviceable brightwork. Too clean and shiny under the hood for stock. New door panels, seats, and carpeting; the latter is all black, rather than the original “salt and pepper.” Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $57,240. Lot S144, the 3.0 CSL Lightweight prototype, gave me a chance to compare Inka Orange with Colorado Orange. The latter is closer to Ford’s Grabber Orange, while the former could just as well be called Great Pumpkin. This car last seen at Auction America’s August 2013 Burbank sale, then declared sold at $61k and without the wannabe side stripes (SCM# 227044). All I know is the poor man’s CSL trick backfired. It’s time to get the heat gun and some solvent and lose the stripes. #S144-1971 BMW 3.0 CSL coupe. S/N 2211376. Colorado Orange/black cloth. Odo: returned onto it. Factory-optional sunroof. Stock Alpina wheels, although the Alpina logo center caps were added later. Good repaint, but not done on a bare-naked shell. Interior mostly good original. Speaker holes cut, but no sound system. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $180,000. The 1987 customs declaration form gave a value for bonding of $9,800. Granted, that was before the car was restored, but even a decade after that, in this condition it would’ve been a $30k car on its best day. With three E-9s here at Mecum this weekend, they clearly have not only arrived, but are a car du jour (making me glad I bought mine when I did, 17 years ago). While $180k may or may not accurately state the value in 2014, it’s not far from that either. #T148-1976 PORSCHE 914 Targa. S/N 4762904033. Off-white/black fiberglass/black 142 Sports Car Market

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Rising Sun Three down-market Mazdas by Tony Piff (All text within quotes minimally edited from online descriptions) # 221526483978-1971 MAZDA 1800 wagon. S/N SVAV16548. 114,818 miles. 1,800-cc I4, 4-sp manual. Washington state car, single-family ownership. “Has been sitting in our driveway for five years. Ran well when parked. My wife used it nearly every day until we found another car. The engine will run. Good interior still has shipping plastic on the door panels. Repainted in original red, now oxidized. Needs exhaust system, gas tank filler hose and clutch reservoir cleaned. Otherwise everything works.” Condition: 3-. Mecum Auctions Monterey, CA leather. Odo: 4,251 miles. Not California compliant. Rather nice bare-body repaint. All brightwork replated or taken off and professionally buffed out. Wheels look aftermarket but are stock—just without the black paint inserts between the raised spokes. No emblems front or back. Has the Racing part of a tioned, retaining as much of the original finishes as possible. Paint is too nice to be original. Front bumpers dull, back bumpers and interior gauge bezels lightly pitted. Driver’s seat shows light wear and settled padding. New carpet, as the original was replaced previously. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $2,430,000. As this proved to be the top-selling car here this weekend, it also confirms that the “barn find” cars are still the flavor of the day. And damn near anything made by Ferrari before 1968 was fetching at least a million bucks. #T166-1974 ALFA ROMEO GTV 2000 SOLD AT $2,795. It doesn’t have a rotary, but when is the last time you saw any small-bumper Mazda wagon for sale? If this car was as fixable as described, I wish I had bought it. Well bought. eBay Motors, 8/23/2014. # 221526063146-1981 MAZDA 626 LX coupe. S/N JM1GB4119B0532972. 129,327 miles. “Luxury coupe with power everything, including sunroof. Doesn’t run, I don’t know why. ” Better cosmetics than expected for the mileage. Condition: 3-. “Ford Racing” vinyl lettering set on the side of the hood. Oregon region PCA decals on passenger’s window. Seats and door panels redone from a stock kit. 1980s Blaupunkt Seattle sound system mounted above the aftermarket gauges cut into the center console. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $15,660. 1976 was the end of the line for the “VoPo.” This car last sold for $17k at the 2012 Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson auction (SCM# 194104). It seems too ownerspecific to be bouncing around dealer inventories, but it reportedly sold here once the reserve was off at $11k. ITALIAN #S181-1961 FERRARI 250 GT Series II cabriolet. S/N 250GTF2441. Red/black vinyl/ black leather. Odo: 5,411 km. Odometer reading claimed correct. Sold new in Italy, imported to California in the early ’70s and parked for the most part since. Stated that it was completely disassembled and recondi- coupe. S/N AR3025101. Maroon/tan leather. Odo: 24,403 miles. Decent cosmetic restoration in last few years. Good trim-off repaint on the outside, with sloppy masking around the body tags. Solid door fit. Modern replacement windshield, with the rest of the glass and weather seals original. The latter are starting to get tattered on the ends. Seems to be wellcared-for brightwork rather than replated. New reproduction door panels, headliner, and seats. Older replacement carpeting with moderate SOLD AT $1,100. These econo-luxury cruisers have as much sex appeal as a copy machine, but notice a few things: RWD, 5-speed transmission, and the invisible B-pillar “hard top” roofline. I see an honest charm in the simple lines, and I think these will start looking cool to us 10 years from now. No risk at the price paid. eBay Motors, 8/20/2014. # 161383461407-1985 MAZDA RX-7 GSL-SE coupe. S/N JM1FB3328F0896897. 33,149 miles. “All original and has not been modified other than new paint job two years ago. Runs and drives great. Never driven in the winter and stored indoors most of its life.” Condition: 2. edge wear. Cleaned-up engine bay. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $31,320. Body tag states it was built in October 1974, right at the end of production for North America. The GTV was something of the end of an era in the States, as Alfa hasn’t offered a regular production coupe here since. (I’ll believe the 4C when I see it in a dealership in Fly-Over Country.) Another 1960s and ’70s Euro touring coupe that’s seen prices bound up exponentially in recent years—perhaps in no small part due to touring coupes of all types being few and far between in today’s production anywhere. 144 SOLD AT $6,751. The rotary-engined RX-7 was a game-changer instantly at its introduction in 1979, and of the first-gen cars, the GSL-SE of 1984–85 is the one to seek out. Too many were built and too many survive, so prices should remain within reach for the foreseeable future. Shop for the best one you can find and expect to pay about this much. Well bought and sold. eBay Motors, 5/12/2014. ♦ Sports Car Market

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Mecum Auctions Monterey, CA JAPANESE #F29-1965 HONDA S600 convertible. S/N AS2851008019. Black metallic/black vinyl/red leather. RHD. Odo: 57,568 km. Titled as a 1967, most likely when it was imported to the U.S. Fitted with aftermarket Minilite wheels shod with modern radials. Decent repaint, with masking around the door and glass seals. Generally clean and stock under the hood, aside from open-element air Honda’s first foray into the automotive world, but still strongly connected to the motorcycle world with chain drive. Every single one of them in the U.S. is an individual import, as none were officially imported here. Seems a bit steep of a sale, but then again, with its classmate Toyota 2000GTs now members of the Million-Dollar Club, maybe this is closer to the new normal. AMERICAN #S206-1930 DUESENBERG MODEL J Torpedo Berline. S/N 2315. Eng. # J391. Cream & tan/tan cloth/tan leather. Odo: 2,267 miles. Originally the Los Angeles branch demonstrator, painted Washington Blue, sold to movie producer and Undersecretary of the Navy Gene Markey. Well documented with every single owner since. Last restored in mid’80s and starting to unwind. Still a good 10-footer, but brightwork is starting to dull. cleaners and tube headers dumping into aftermarket stainless-steel exhaust. Also somewhat tidy undercarriage. Most of the interior appears to be stock, to include the rubber floor mats. Moderate to heavier wrinkling of the driver’s seat bottom, but without cracks or tearing. The top is most likely an older replacement. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $44,280. November 2014 145

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Fresh Meat by Chad Tyson Mecum Auctions Monterey, CA Online sales of contemporary cars 2014 Ferrari 458 Italia Spider Date sold: 08/28/14 eBay auction ID: 291228563059 Seller’s eBay ID: harrisconnor Sale type: Used car with 536 miles VIN: ZFF68NHA6E0201553 Details: White over black leather; 4.5-liter DOHC V8 rated at 570 hp, 7-sp auto-shift, RWD Sale result: $330,000, 2 bids, sf 2 MSRP: $257,412 (base) Other current offering: The Collection in Coral Gables, FL, asking $349,000 for a silver-over-red, 359-mile 2014 458 Spider. 2014 BMW M6 convertible Wears IRLs for France and South Africa plus a cloisonné Union Jack on each side of the hood, but car has never left North America. Those and a host of grille badges mounted on a light add to the kitsch. Moderate interior wear. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $1,539,000. The list of 16 owners reads like a who’s-who of the Duesenberg world: Frank Burris, James Talmadge, Tyrone Power, J.B. Nethercutt, Bill Harrah, Joe Folladori, Don Williams, Dean Kruse, and more. Were I to have been number 17, I’d redo the car back to its factory configuration (since sometimes the most important mark you can make is resetting the clock and everyone else’s marks). I could darn near pay for it by selling the grille badges and trinkets at the next Bonhams auction. #S183-1968 SHELBY-WALLIS USAC Indy-spec turbine racer. S/N N/A. Eng. # GE1684. Gold & blue/black vinyl. RHD. Cosmetically refurbished to 1968 Indy 500 qualifying spec. Not stated whether it’s a runner or roller. General Electric T58-GE-1 turbine engine included. Repainted and relettered in recent years, but not before Carroll Shelby signed the cowling over the roll bar. Period (if not original) Goodyear race tires are yellowing from age. Light seat and steering wheel wear —probably from assigned driver Bruce McLaren. Light lubricant weeping at some suspension joints. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $450,000. In a classic case of “the race isn’t won until it’s over,” Carroll Shelby’s Shelby America signed on to run two Ken Wallis-built turbine racers at the 1968 Indy 500. However, rules changes—and the attempt to skirt those rules—caused all parties to withdraw both cars before qualifying. As an interesting cheater car that never ran in the race, despite all the famous folks attached to it, this seems to have been bid appropriately. © Date sold: 08/22/14 eBay auction ID: 191294202234 Seller’s eBay ID: formulaonemiami Sale type: Used car with 1,070 miles VIN: WBSLZ9C53EDZ78581 Details: Black metallic over black leather; 4.4-liter V8 rated at 560 hp, 7-sp auto-shift, RWD Sale result: $99,800, Buy It Now, sf 368 MSRP: $117,500 (base) Other current offering: Bill Dodge BMW, of Portland, ME, offering a black-over-black 2014 M6 convertible for $119,750. 2013 Audi A7 3.0T Prestige Quattro sedan Date sold: 08/13/14 eBay auction ID: 191277454253 Seller’s eBay ID: autoamericacars Sale type: Certified pre-owned with 21,587 miles VIN: WAU3GAFC3DN057329 Details: Ibis White over Nougat Brown leather; 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 rated at 310 hp, 8-sp auto, AWD Sale result: $55,780 MSRP: $60,100 (base) Other current offering: Shamrock Auto Sales in Rapid City, SD, asking $54,950 for a Dakota Gray Metallic over black leather A7 Prestige with 22,557 miles. ♦ 146 Sports Car Market

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Sports Car Market Present the Second Annual Keith Martin’s The Insider’s Guide to Collecting, Investing, Values, and Trends ™ SCOTTSDALE INSIDER’S SEMINAR “Are You Covered?” TOPICS INCLUDE: • Classic Car Insurance for Underage Drivers • Tours and Rallies • Letting Someone Else Drive Your Car • Floods and Natural Disasters Keynote Speaker: Jim Fiske Vice President, Marketing, Chubb Personal Insurance THURSDAY, JANUARY 15 Gooding & Company Auction Tent, Scottsdale Fashion Square, AZ • 9:30–11:30 a.m. PANEL DISCUSSION Keith Martin will lead a discussion with a panel of SCM experts on the topic of “The Perfect Pair.” The experts will share their picks for a two-car collection at three different price points. The panelist whose choices resonate the most with the attendees will win the “People’s Choice” award. Following the discussion, the panelists will offer detailed examination of select cars to be offered at the Gooding auction. PANELISTS INCLUDE: Carl Bomstead, American Sports & Muscle; Donald Osborne, European Sports & Racing (excluding Ferraris); Steve Serio, Ferraris and Late-Model Exotics; Simon Kidston, The European Perspective; and Colin Comer, Post-War Sports and Muscle SPACE IS LIMITED — SIGN UP TODAY! The 2014 Pebble Beach seminar was completely sold out, with standing-room only. Complimentary admission for SCM Platinum members and registered Gooding bidders; SCM subscribers, $35 for two; non-subscribers, $70 for two; Not a subscriber? Sign up today and save on admission, or upgrade to Platinum, and your admission is free! To secure your space, and for the latest information, go to www.sportscarmarket.com/scottsdale2015 or call 503.261.0555 Ext. 217

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Rick Cole Auctions Monterey, CA Rick Cole Auctions Will bidders use a smartphone app? $60m in sales proves that they will Company Rick Cole Date August 14–17, 2014 Location Monterey, CA Automotive lots sold/offered 28/37 Sales rate 76% Sales total $59,946,391 High sale 1955 Ferrari 410 Sport racer, sold at $23,000,000 Buyer’s premium 10%, included in sold prices 1974 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino Spyder, sold at $447,700 Report and photos by by Thom Escover Select photos ©2014, Peter Singhof, Courtesy Anamera.com Market opinion in italics lector-car shopping: the smartphone bid. Bidders could inspect the cars at their convenience and then place bids from their phones while enjoying other events all week long. Bidding remained open until Sunday evening. Showroom access was restricted to bidders and other R ick Cole is a familiar name in the collector-car industry and on the Monterey Peninsula. This year he made his big return to Monterey Classic Car Week, introducing a new approach to col- credential-holders. The relaxed, almost private environment came as a welcome relief from the fast-paced, high-traffic hoopla that dominates the rest of the Peninsula. The quickest way to register as a bidder was to show that you were already a registered bidder at one of the other Monterey auctions. Bids could be placed at the auction site by submitting an absentee bidder form, by phone, or via Internet, but the focus is squarely on the smartphone app. About 330 registered bidders participated. The cars offered were an eclectic mix for Monterey, even with an obvious focus on Ferrari. You could find a wide variety of vehicles such as a ’36 Ford phaeton (sold at $38k), a 1953 Hudson Hornet convertible ($220k), a hot-rodded Porsche 914 ($46k), and a 1990 Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary Edition ($347k). Of the 37 cars offered, 10 had a “First to Reserve” designation. This meant bidding would end as soon as the reserve was met. At least two cars sold this way early on Friday, including a stunning Ferrari 250 PF Cabriolet at $2.2m. The star of the show was the 1955 Ferrari 410 Sport racer, which Carroll Shelby lashed to a win in its very first race. The car was displayed in the center of the room with a video showing it out for a drive along Northern California backroads. The 410 did not meet reserve by auction’s close, but Rick Cole later reported it sold at $23m. The auction house released immediate post-weekend results 1955 Ferrari 410 S roadster, sold at $23,000,000 150 showing an overall total of $24m, with 23 of 37 cars sold (62%), for an average price per lot of $960k. Post-block dealings continued for three weeks, raising the final sales total to $60m, with 28 of 37 cars sold (76%), for an average price per lot of $2.1m. These are big numbers for a new sale. Next year’s event is already in the works. ♦ Sports Car Market

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Rick Cole Auctions Monterey, CA ENGLISH #23-1956 AUSTIN-HEALEY 100M roadster. S/N BN2L233087. Eng. # 1B233087M. Black & red/black/black leather. An original louvered-hood example, black over red. Matching-numbers car with BMIHT and 100 Registry certification as one of 640 original 100Ms. Certifications on display. Plating, chrome and rubber all in very good condition. well. Non-standard upgrades to the cooling system to improve driveability, but will lose points at a concours. Original parts included. California black plate reads “XKE 334.” Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $207,900. A very nice restoration. While non-standard cooling and brake components will improve driveability, they may have actually kept the bidding on this XKE from reaching the $220k low estimate. Well bought and sold. GERMAN #6-1956 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Gullwing. S/N 1980406500280. Eng. # 1989806500289. Silver/red leather. Odo: 58,256 miles. Reported as fully restored. Three owners from new. Superb fit and finish inside and out, with a spotless engine bay. Presented well, but little information provided about the Good exterior paint and nicely done interior. A “First To Reserve” offering. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $221,100. This 100M showed a high bid below the high estimate early in the auction and did not move again until late Saturday, when it sold. This was the only 100M offered in Monterey this year, and the sale price seems representative of recent sales at other venues. #25-1959 MGA Twin-Cam roadster. S/N TD32355. White/red/red vinyl. Odo: 52,977 miles. Recent, thorough restoration. Exterior paint and trim spotless, interior very nicely restored. Engine bay immaculate, with glistening cam covers. Com- BEST BUY maintenance and history. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $1,400,000. One of the earlier lots, for which bidding ended at 9 p.m. Sunday. At the time, the high bid of $1.45 million had not met the reserve. After completion of the auction, the car was reported sold at this market-correct number. #20-1956 PORSCHE 356 Speedster. S/N plete with all books and tools and Heritage Certification. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $60,500. One of only 2,111 Twin Cams. Offered at no reserve, this looked like an honest, high-quality Twin-Cam MGA, purchased at a mid-market price. Well bought. #21-1961 JAGUAR XKE convertible. S/N 875498. Eng. # R16429. British Racing Green/black cloth/tan leather. 700 miles since restoration by noted Jaguar restorer Mike Wilson. Excellent paint and chrome, superb fit and finish. Tan interior fully restored and in excellent shape. Engine bay immaculate as 82011. White/black/red leather. Odo: 36,232 miles. Little information available. Reported to originally be a California car, and said to have only 36,232 miles, it appears to have undergone a fairly recent restoration. Exterior paint and trim in very good shape, and red interior looks like new. Engine bay tidy as well. A nice-appearing Speedster without #32-1973 PORSCHE 914 Targa. S/N 4732909506. Yellow/black targa/black vinyl. Listed as a 914-6, but looks more like a latermodel 4-cylinder 914 2.0 or 1.7, which in fact it is. Now fitted with later-model 911 3.0-L six, 5-sp and Fuchs wheels. The small grille above the engine is held down by racing-style hood pins, either for effect or because the original mechanism had to make way for the bigger 3-liter. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $45,522. An interesting conversion and seemingly well done. Offered with no reserve, this modified 914 received an initial bid of $35k and saw no further activity until Sunday, eventually reaching a high bid of $41.4k before buyer’s commission. Well sold but not badly bought. ITALIAN #37-1955 FERRARI 410 Sport racer. S/N 0592CM. Eng. # 0592CM. Red/ black racing seat. RHD. The centerpiece of the Rick Cole auction. Driven to a win by Carroll Shelby in its first race. Never crashed, rebuilt or rebodied. Exceptionally original from the bodywork to the frame to the drivetrain to the componentry. “Largely unrestored.” Exterior coachwork appears blemishfree, as does the cockpit. The engine bay, TOP 10 No. 3 containing the 4.9-L V12 that is the heart of this vehicle, is pristine. Appears to have been restored to its original color scheme, and includes detailed account of full rebuild. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $23,000,000. Not sold at a high bid of $19,510,000 at the close of the auction. Three weeks later, Rick Cole reported the car sold at this strong but fair price. much history. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $276,000. The limited information may have affected the level of interest. The car last sold in 2009 at RM Phoenix for $138k (SCM# 119303), which certainly makes this bid seem like a lot to turn down. 152 #19-1957 ALFA ROMEO GIULIETTA Sprint lightweight coupe. S/N AR1493E04239. Eng. # AR131530449. Light blue/biscuit leather. Fitted with many lightweight components as a factory competition car. 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Rick Cole Auctions Monterey, CA 10,000 produced. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $75,000. The Trasformabile has gained notice with the increasing attention given to microcars. Prices averaged about $35k in 2013. This example more than doubled that figure. Very well sold. condition and appropriate for vintage tours and rally events. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $247,500. The final car to be auctioned, and sold well under the $325k–$375k pre-sale estimate range. Well bought. #36-1960 AUTOBIANCHI BIANCHINA Trasformabile microcar. S/N 110B 019184. Yellow & white/yellow & white vinyl. Odo: 25,651 miles. Just restored to original specifications. Exterior finish and trim nicely done, the retractable top appears to be operating correctly, and the interior and engine bay show as a fresh restoration. A nice example of a wellrestored microcar. One of approximately even throughout, tan leather in superb condition, all chrome and trim free of blemishes. Engine bay is spotless and period-correct. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $2,200,000. A fully restored, highly desirable Pininfarina cabriolet. Offered as a “First To Reserve” item, this reached the $2m reserve soon after bidding opened on Friday. Restoration work from Perfect Reflections and Patrick Ottis to the high- #5-1962 FERRARI 250 GT PF cabriolet. S/N 3807. Eng. # 3807. Red/black/tan leather. An outstanding 250 Series II Cabriolet. Ferrari Classiche certification, matching numbers and full history. Classiche Red Book and complete documentation shown in an adjoining display case. History includes a Platino at Cavallino in 2002. Rosso Corsa paint is flawless, body gaps est standard made this a centerpiece of the auction. Had it been open to bids for the entire auction, would it have achieved a significantly higher sale price? Well bought. #2-1962 FERRARI 250 GT SWB coupe. S/N 3735. Eng. # 3735. Red/ black leather. Odo: 48,925 miles. Documented U.S. ownership until 1997, when it went to an Italian collection; now offered by the late owner’s estate. Well-preserved original-condition exterior and interior. Good fit of exterior body panels and trim with even gaps. Well-maintained interior. Very clean engine bay. Chrome is excellent, and all trim and TOP 10 No. 8 hardware appear correct. Possibly a preservation-class entry at Ferrari events. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $9,725,000. Last sold in 1997 for $538k at Coys’ Silverstone auction (SCM# 20923). The car initially went unsold with a high bid of $8.4m during Monterey Car Week, but post-auction negotiations continued, and a deal finally came together. Strong price for a strong SWB. Well bought and sold. #8-1965 FERRARI 275 GTB coupe. S/N 6891. Eng. # 6891. Red/tan leather. Odo: 60,000 miles. Catalog description addendum notes that car will not be on site, as a major 154 Sports Car Market

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Rick Cole Auctions Monterey, CA engine rebuild is underway. But with such strong interest in the car, the auction house did not pull the listing. Reportedly stored for 40 years. Picture from catalog showed red exterior, chrome wires, tan leather. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $2,200,000. This turned out to be somewhat of a mystery car. It was never on site, yet it reached its reserve early in the first day of bidding, relegating it to the auction sidelines for the remainder of the event. Although the car was not present, it was clearly on someone’s radar. Well sold. #1-1965 FERRARI 275 GTB Competizione Clienti coupe. S/N 7477. Eng. # 7477. Rosso Corsa/tan leather. Odo: 9,449 miles. Said to be one of 10 “Competizione Clienti” 275 GTBs built in 1965 for Ferrari customers to race, but never entered in competition. It has changed ownership twice TOP 10 No. 5 and is provided with full documentation of all services and verification of mileage. Exterior paint and chrome is outstanding, and original interior is impeccable, with fabric seat inserts as delivered. Engine bay is period-correct and spotless. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $12,000,000. One of the halo cars of this auction. The alloybodied “Competizione Clienti” 275 is distinguished by three body louvers in the rear fenders and an external racing-style fuel filler, assuring the new owner will be noticed at any Ferrari gathering. Well bought and sold. #7-1965 FERRARI 275 GTS Spyder. S/N 8621. Eng. # 8621. Black/black/ivory leatherette. Odo: 41,256 miles. Unrestored, completely original, matching-numbers 275 GTS. Black paint shows some aging, although very well preserved. Body panels show even gaps and good fit. Chrome and trim exceptional for an unrestored car. Original ivory interior with red carpets in very good condition indicates ette” upholstery. Remarkable history detail and confirmation of nearly 40 years with original owner. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $1,980,000. This 275 GTS hammered above its $1.7m high estimate, an indication that valuations for these Spyders continue to rise. With only about 200 produced, an unrestored, well-preserved example with a detailed history such as this car will prove a gratifying acquisition for its new owner. #12-1970 MASERATI GHIBLI Spyder. S/N AM11551227. Eng. # AM115S127. Red/ black cloth/black leather. Odo: 41,564 miles. A matching-numbers older restoration with complete documentation. Presents well in red over black. Good exterior fit and finish. Interior leather and trim in very nice condition. Tidy engine bay. Does show some minor abrasions and imperfections around the windshield 41k carefully driven miles. Engine bay very clean and correct. Factory order confirmation and invoice show $46 discount for “Leather- trim. Dry-sump 4.7-L V8 allows for low hood line and overall height. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $715,000. The Ghibli was a market competitor for the Ferrari Daytona, but there were only 125 Ghibli Spyders built. Yet collector market valuations have not kept pace with Daytonas. Another Ghibli Spyder in comparable condition sold the same week at Bonhams Carmel for more than $800k, so this one looked well bought. #13-1973 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 Daytona coupe. S/N 16889. Eng. # 251. Rosso Corsa/ black leather. Odo: 31,692 miles. Low-mileage example includes complete documentation and authentication of originality. A Platino winner at Cavallino in 2006, the car shows well with great paint, panel fit, and clean lines. The black leather interior is in excellent condition with only minor blemishes. The engine compartment is spotless as well. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $688,600. The iconic Daytona is the last of the front-engined Ferrari V12s from the pre-Fiat era. Said to be well balanced and extremely enjoyable, they should be high on any Ferrari-seeker’s wish list. Last sold in 2009 at Mecum Monterey for $318k (SCM# 141999). High estimate was $650k, so it should have met reserve, but other Daytonas around Monterey were selling upward of $900k, perhaps prompting the seller to increase the reserve. A sale at the high bid shown would have placed this Daytona at the mid-point of the weekend Daytona sales. 156 Sports Car Market

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Rick Cole Auctions Monterey, CA #10-1973 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 Daytona coupe. S/N 16943. Eng. # 251. Fly Yellow/ black leather. Odo: 5,662 miles. Very low mileage and overall very good condition. Excellent paintwork, nearly flawless fit and finish. Minor flaw on driver’s seat in otherwise very clean and well-preserved interior. Spotless and period-correct engine bay. A threetime Ferrari Club of America award winner at Green as documented, paint and exterior bodywork are immaculate. Well-presented tan leather interior and very tidy engine bay. Comes with all original books and tools, including owner’s manual and warranty card. A very nice Dino in a rare factory color. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $447,700. Dino prices have experienced rapid appreciation in the past two years, but may now be leveling off. With very low miles and complete documentation, this Dino was well bought and well sold. #18-1974 FERRARI 365 GT4 BB coupe. S/N 18265. Eng. # F102A260. Blu Dino/Pelle Beige. Odo: 28,354 miles. Shows less than 30k miles. Recent fully documented restoration. Full maintenance documentation. Good paint and panel fit. The dark blue exterior and beige leather are in excellent condition, engine bay is spotless, and trim and hardware present well. Period-correct Michelins. One of 387. A Cavallino. Fully docmented with just over 5k miles, it is possibly the lowest-mileage Daytona in the U.S. A “First To Reserve” offering. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,155,000. This one’s very low mileage and superb condition explain why it brought a price significantly higher than any other Daytona in Monterey. Well sold. Last appears in the SCM Platinum Auction Database in 1993, no sale at $181k at World Classic Monterey (SCM# 16061). #15-1974 FERRARI 246 GTS DINO Spyder. S/N 8454. Eng. # 8454. Dark green/ black targa/tan leather. Odo: 8,645 miles. Very low mileage, matching numbers, complete documentation. Just repainted to original Dark “First To Reserve” offering. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $550,000. Fed by quad 3-bbl Webers, with exotic looks, and making all the right sounds, a well-presented 365 BB is a real attentiongetter. For many, the rarer 365 represents a more desirable “Boxer” than the 512. As a 1974 model, this 365 BB is also exempt from California smog laws, so it may have found a new home within the state. #22-1981 FERRARI 512 BB coupe. S/N 38347. Eng. # 38347. Rosso Corsa & black/ red leather. Odo: 26,500 km. Low-mileage example with a recent engine-out service and high-quality repaint. Very good fit and finish in and out. About 1,000 512 BBs were produced compared with 387 of the rarer 365 BB. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $303,600. 1981 was the last year for the 4x3 carburetor models before November 2014 157

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Rick Cole Auctions Monterey, CA Glovebox Notes 2014 Lexus LS460 9100A sedan A brief look at cars of interest that have passed through the SCM garage. HHHHH is best. a switch to fuel injection, which became the 512 BBi. This fine example met reserve at $225k early in Friday bidding and stayed in bumper blisters required by safety regulations of the period. Well presented with good paint, a spotless interior, and a very clean engine bay. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $346,500. Sold above its $300k high estimate. Looks well sold today, but interest seems to be bubbling up. AMERICAN #26-1951 HUDSON HORNET convert- Price as tested: $81,179 Equipment: 4.6-L 386-hp 4-cam 32-valve V8 w/electronically controlled intake valve timing, dual fuel injection, 8-speed sequential qutomatic, Adaptive Variable Suspension, Comfort Package, All Weather Package EPA mileage: 16/24 Likes: Styling is undeniably sharp — bolder than expected on a Lexus. Yes, it’s long, but it also feels low, wide and 100% planted, with plenty of naturally aspirated V8 horsepower to push it through the winding Carmel Valley hills. Interior is as sumptuous and luxurious as you’d hope for at the price point. Great finishes. Bumpin’ stereo. Automatic tucking side mirrors. Dislikes: No significant difference in Sport mode. I’m surprised Lexus is still putting its strange navigation “mouse” in new cars. Fun to drive: HHHH½ Eye appeal: HHHH Overall experience: HHHH½ Verdict: The LS460 feels like a cross between a BMW 7 Series and a Cadillac. I wouldn’t call it sporty, but considering that it’s barge large, the cornering is excellent, and there’s always power left over. It balances decent road feel with silent gliding luxury, with plenty of opulent touches. I dig the exterior styling, and if I were in the market for an $80k full-sized luxury sedan, this would be toward the top of my list. — Tony Piff that range until Sunday, when bidding opened up. For several years the Boxer market has seen little change, while other ’70s and ’80s Ferrari models have seen significant appreciation. It appears that the segment is now getting notice; it remains to be seen if the upward movement will continue. This 512 BB appeared to be well sold. #31-1990 LAMBORGHINI COUN- TACH 25th Anniversary coupe. S/N ZA9CA05A5LLA12023. Red/ivory leather. Odo: 3,749 miles. A documented, low-mileage Countach. Suffers from the ponderous front riod-correct. Twin-H power package. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $220,000. Nicely done and seemingly ready for tours, parades and similar special events. Though not your typical Monterey fare, this Twin-H Hornet convertible was very nicely restored and will provide much pleasure for its new owner. Well bought and sold. © ible. S/N 7A71472. Gold metallic/beige & green leather. Odo: 94,538 miles. 308-ci I6, 2x1-bbl, auto. Full restoration only 75 miles ago. Paint is excellent, panels show good fit, and the large amount of chrome is all nicely restored. Leather interior very well done, as is the engine bay. Whitewall tires said to be pe- Sports Car Market Keith Martin’s The Insider’s Guide to Collecting, Investing, Values, and Trends SportsCarMarket.com/subscribe 158 Sports Car Market SUBSCRIBE TO SCM 877.219.2605 Ext. 1 ™

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Russo and Steele Monterey, CA Russo and Steele — Monterey 2014 Sales surged upward 70% to $12.1m, putting the average sold price at nearly $120k Company Russo and Steele Date August 14–16, 2014 Location Monterey, CA Auctioneers Jeff Stokes, Robb Row, Frank Bizzaro, Marty Hill, Dan Roush Automotive lots sold/offered 102/189 Sales rate 54% Sales total $12,115,175 High sale 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing, sold at $1,320,000 Buyer’s premium 10%, included in sold prices 1986 Ferrari 328 GTS Spider, sold at $52,250 Report and photos by Pierre Hedary Market opinion in italics sold price per car at nearly $120k. The cars were high quality, with realistic reserves, and shoppers bid with gusto. On the downtown Monterey waterfront, a large R tent houses the auction block and high-end lots. The majority of consignments are displayed in the adjacent parking lot. usso and Steele returned to Monterey this August with guns blazing and had their best sale since 2006. Sales surged upward 70% to $12.1m among 102 cars sold, putting average For Thursday, there were several attractive deals to be had, including a 1959 Mercedes 190SL, with correct colors, Solexes and honest leather, for $125,400. A Sunbeam Tiger vintage racer sold for a very strong $150k, and a ’65 Olds 442 brought a reasonable $34k. Drew Alcazar and his team turned the heat up Friday, with several positive sale results. A 1962 Corvette Fuelie in #2 condition sold for a realistic $90k, and a 1948 Ford woodie sold for a healthy $77k. The big fish in the room was the Ford Mustang Boss 429, which sold at $402k. Saturday was the rodeo I expected it to be. Early in the day, a 1955 Cadillac Eldorado sold at $57k. There were two Fiat Abarths on offer, and the more original of the two sold for $98k. Later that night, the 300SL Gullwing sold for $1.3m. This helped to drive the sales beyond the $12m mark. While these results seem like big improve- 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster, sold at $1,210,000 160 ments, they are not surprising, given the amount of work Drew and the Russo and Steele team have put into their auction. The quality of this year’s Monterey consignments was superb, and their high-energy show makes you feel like part of the action, whether you’re bidding or not. And they do a great job getting the two parties to meet at a market-correct price that reflects the true value of a car. ♦ Sales Totals $10m $8m $6m $4m $2m 0 Sports Car Market 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010

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Russo and Steele Monterey, CA ENGLISH #F448-1961 LOTUS 20/22 Formula Ju- nior racer. S/N 20J919. Dark green/red vinyl. MHD. This little Lotus started life as a type 20, then was rebuilt as a type 22. Pushrod Ford powered, with big Webers. Tiny missilelike body very straight, with good suspension and tubular frame. Nothing to fault cosmeti- rodded Rover, with better-than-new paint and panel fit. Looks like it has never been off road. Aftermarket seats, but otherwise interior is unmodified. Nice canvas top fits well. Engine is an American V8, but not available for viewing. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $56,100. For the four years I lived in Lebanon, my dad drove a late 110 Defender with the Rover V8, and he always aspired to a Series rig. This example brought back those memories, but the re-powering put a bad taste in my mouth. Fair deal, though, as it cost a fortune to build. cally, but certainly looks used. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $79,200. An attractive race weapon with good history and documentation for the many alterations. The car was bid to $75k when it crossed the block at Russo’s June 2014 Newport Beach auction (no sale, SCM# 244386), which makes this price look right. #S632-1965 LAND ROVER SERIES IIA utility. S/N 31800410B. Light green/black canvas/black vinyl. Odo: 80,059 miles. A hot- #TH255-1966 SUNBEAM TIGER Doane Spencer and Jim Adams replica racer. S/N 382001019. Black/black vinyl. Replica of Doane Spencer and Jim Adams racing Tiger: 289 tuned to GT40 output, and very well thought out. Nice black colors; good racing mods, including suspension lift and roll bar. Interior and dash spartan, with no odometer. Nicely set up and campaigned regularly, with HSVRA decals. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $149,600. A win- ner on the track and on the field. The owner was there representing it, and he had all of the documents ready. As a result, it sold better than any vintage racer here. Still, you couldn’t build it for this price. Well bought. GERMAN #F446-1936 BMW 319 cabriolet. S/N 58144. White & black/black canvas/gray leather. Odo: 712 km. Very cute little Bimmer with charming period two-tone paint. Gaps are also good, considering this one has some timber in it. Bright trim fair, with no loose bits. Interior also very simple; seat leather looks cheap and very lumpy. Underhood, double carbs are slightly fuel stained, as they should be, with no sign of mechanical distress. Runs with no issue and has healthy-sounding gearbox, clutch and engine. Top fits well. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $92,400. With the 328 out of the ballpark for the rest of us, this was a good opportunity for the vintage BMW enthusiast 162 Sports Car Market

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Russo and Steele Monterey, CA PHHs. Original fuel pump, too. Underneath just as good as engine. My top pick. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $125,400. After a good tune-up and some shakedown repairs, this would drive nicely. While many people are looking at these for investment, let’s not forget that the 190SL is still a Mercedes, which makes it a great car for the end user. There was no reason to pass this up. Well bought, and even if the colors were not as exciting, who cares? to get into a rare car. Sold post-block for very fair money. (Still, those seats could be better.) #F466-1958 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Roadster. S/N 7500456. Medium Blue Metallic/blue canvas/blue leather. Odo: 771 miles. A California car all its life, with fresh paint and good chrome. Gaps all per factory. Interior survives nitpicking, with good leather grain and nice finishes on the dash. Carpet similar. Engine looks to have had a good cosmetic makeover by an expert in the past... and some recent incorrect hoses and hillbilly hose #F418-1967 MERCEDES-BENZ 250SL convertible. S/N L004029. Arabian Gray/gray hard top/cognac vinyl. Odo: 49,110 miles. Very original car with kinder-seat option. Nice Arabian Gray, with original seats, dash and carpet all very, very good. Car shows no signs of an accident, with all spot welds present. Bright trim aged as well as can be expected. Engine could use some better hoses in a few clamps. Underside clean, but no signs of suspension lubrication. Rear axle nice and dry. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,210,000. This 300SL was a fine example. However, I did not get to hear it run—were the valves adjusted on time? Was the fuel-injection pump set up properly? How old is that unreasonably difficult-to-replace rear axle boot? Held back a bit by some small details, it sold for less than other W198s in Monterey this week. As a huge fan of anything Mercedes, I would say fairly bought, but don’t put the checkbook away. BEST BUY #TH256-1959 MERCEDES-BENZ 190SL convertible. S/N 1210429500198. White/black canvas/red leather. Odo: 43,637 miles. Nice white car. Gaps also good. Odd snaps added to door. Chrome very well done. Seat leather is older and better than anything you can buy today. Engine detailed to high standard with correct spots, but many of the original clamps and rubber bits are present. May need some mechanical sorting, but overall, a very good and straight 250. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $36,850. My sister and I own a ’70 280SL, and I use the car as I please, often driving it to soccer games, on long trips and to the supermarket. At this price, the owner needs to pony up another $5k or so and sort the rest of its needs out. Then it should be a very usable classic that can be taken out on all occasions. Good deal for the money. ITALIAN #S645-1960 FIAT 750 ABARTH “double bubble” coupe. S/N 706590. White/red vinyl & white cloth. Odo: 24,692 km. Very clean little Abarth. In U.S. since ’67, first to Missouri, then to New Mexico. Parked in ’79. Paint looks super, as do all gaps and tiny little bits. Interior is original, according to owner. Supposedly rebuilt mechanicals, and fully sorted since. “Abarth” logo on head bolts. No signs of an 164 Sports Car Market

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Russo and Steele Monterey, CA accident. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $98,000. This car had been pulled from a barn, sorted (supposedly) and then taken to auction. I was hoping it would go to a good home where it will be enjoyed. As a huge fan of the Zagato doublebubble body (because it fits my 6-foot-4 frame), I wished it was mine. Sales price was super for such a great example. #S669-1964 FERRARI 330 AMERICA coupe. S/N 5113. Eng. # 182662E. Dark red/ tan leather. Odo: 64,745 miles. Claimed to be an original car, but it does not look that way to me. Used to be blue. Engine number does not match build sheet. Does not appear to be recently driven or maintained. Original chrome decent. Paint cracking at all seams, panel fit fair. Interior rife with patina, but no real is- sues. Suspension needs work. Motor is dry, with some upgrades to carburetion. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $505,000. This tatty old Ferrari was worth its high bid, but the work isn’t done. With a color change, tired paint and some other indications of neglect, another $250k might soon be in order. While it is silly to put a numerical figure on a car whose values keep changing overnight, this car should come with trim is also great. Engine cannot be viewed, but it sounds great. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $88,000. This Alfa got my attention. The selling price looked reasonable, and I think part of it might be that the bidders in the room did not fully comprehend how special it was. Well bought. #S653-1970 FERRARI 365 GT 2+2 coupe. S/N 13659. Dark blue/black leather. Odo: 82,017 miles. Lovely old Queen Mary, with settled blue paint and solid brightwork. Dust under headlight covers. Some dings in trim, and small scratches. Gaps all decent. Interior an older retrim in good shape. Wood very nicely aged. Dash also quite good, but the added expectation of spending lots of money. Fair price today. #S618-1965 ALFA ROMEO SPRINT SPECIALE coupe. S/N AR381228. Eng. # 12101257. Red/black vinyl. Odo: 76,006 km. Well-loved SS, with light aging. Paint has a good patina, with great panel fit and no indications of an accident. Interior is original and in good order. Nice headliner and dash. Minimal with ’80s radio. Nice wires. Engine clean and dry, and suspension looks good, too. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $233,750. The 365 2+2 was undervalued for a long time, but with the recent upswing in Enzo-era values, these offer a lot of bang for the buck. Last sold at Mecum’s 2011 Monterey sale for $81k (SCM# 184917). What a deal that was. Well bought today, because people still pay more than this for new Ferraris, which have about 10% of the allure of a big Queen. #S660-1972 FERRARI 356 GTB/4 Daytona coupe. S/N 16565. Black/tan leather. Odo: 42,023 miles. Color changed from blue to black. Paint is very nice, but license plate holes have been drilled in the rear panel, for a grand total of six ugly blemishes. Crack in paint on left side of rear glass, among other places. Bright trim just passes, but mostly patinated. Interior hard to fault, with good leather and nice dash. Engine bay of a driver, with nothing to fault. Wire wheels look unused. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $731,500. Last sold here at Russo Monterey 2012 for $380k (SCM# 209546), so the seller more than doubled his money. As far as Daytonas go, this car was solid, but not impressive. The color change to black was unfortunate, and it did not appear that the owner had enjoyed the car much. Hopefully the new owner will give it some well-deserved seat time. Well bought. #F432-1973 ALFA ROMEO GTV 2000 coupe. S/N AR3021686. Red/black vinyl. Odo: 9,256 miles. Vintage racer with roll cage added. Paint is quite good. Most gaps okay, 166 Sports Car Market

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Russo and Steele Monterey, CA but trunk fit is so-so. Interior mostly original and, surprisingly, not removed. Engine very clean, plain and simple, and does not raise any eyebrows. Suspension mods appropriate for track duty. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $50,600. There were two of these here, and both were racers, as is often the case with Alfas. The other car looked more serious, even if it was a 1750, but this one sold more readily, no doubt because of the 2000 badge. Price seemed fair to me, but this car could have been built for about $50k. Hats off to seller. #S657-1974 FERRARI 246 GTS DINO Spyder. S/N 246GTS07890. Azure Blue/tan leather. Odo: 30,091 miles. Has a bit too much metallic in other- BEST BUY wise good paint. Bright trim and rubber fine. Gaps just as good. Interior looks fresh and correct with Daytona “chairs.” Engine doesn’t leak, but no mention of condition of cams, valve adjustments, etc. Looks like a really good driver. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $335,500. Last sold for $248k at Russo’s 2012 Monterey sale (SCM# 212937). Price looked like a good deal compared with recent Dino sales, so perhaps the new owner will feel good about driving it. Well bought. #S671-1984 LAMBORGHINI COUN- TACH LP5000 S coupe. S/N ZA9C00500ELA12666. Black/red leather. Odo: 14,214 km. Fresh cosmetics on a low-mileage car. Paint fooled me into thinking it was original. Gaps are excellent, as is nearly virgin interior. No idea how well it runs or drives, but it is so well preserved that a few mechanical needs wouldn’t hold it back. Engine not available for viewing, but seems free of leaks. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $330,000. The emotional impact of this big bull was outstanding. It looked so stately in black, not the least bit loud. The folks at Russo worked very hard to bring this deal together, for what I thought was a good result for such a super example of the LP500. The big challenge with these is that large V12—they don’t live long if ignored. Hopefully the new owner will stay out of jail when he gets caught doing a buck thirty. #F435-1986 FERRARI 328 GTS Spider. S/N ZFFXA20A9G0066123. Red/black canvas/tan leather. Odo: 27,081 miles. Super clean 328, with original paint and black trim in great shape with no noticeable issues. Interior similar, with no fading or creasing of leather. While documents are not displayed with the car, it looks like it has been serviced by how clean and dry the motor is. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $52,250. Will there ever be a day when we Classiche-certify a 328? I hope not. But even if that day does come, this one would do just fine. While there was no clear mention of cam-belt service, price paid suggests that whoever bought it probably knew what he was looking at. Fair deal in this market, and well bought for Monterey. AMERICAN #S654-2006 FORD GT coupe. S/N 1FAFP90S96Y400599. Red & white/black & gray leather. Odo: 8 miles. 5.4-L supercharged V8, 6-sp. A brand-new Ford GT, right out of the wrapper. Perfect paint, gaps, interior, wheels, engine. If you missed out on these when they were new, this was your chance. With Califor- nia smog certificate. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $297,000. Market-correct, with no apparent premium for having zero miles. The message is this: If you are pickling a Ford GT because you think it will bring big money, you’re wrong. Now go out and enjoy the damn thing. Whoever buys this car could put 10,000 miles on it, and he’ll still make 30 large. © 168 Sports Car Market

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SCM Showcase Gallery Sell Your Car Here! Includes SCM website listing. Showcase Gallery Full-Color Photo Ad Just $66/month ($88 non-subscribers) Text-Only Classified Ad Just $15/month ($25 non-subscribers) 4 ways to submit your ad: Web: Visit www.sportscarmarket.com/classifieds/place-ad to upload your photo (300 dpi jpg) and text, or text only. Secure online Visa/MC payments. Email: Send photo (300 dpi jpg) and text, or text only, to classifieds@sportscarmarket.com. We will call for your VISA/MC. Fax: Attention Showcase, to 503.253.2234 with VISA/MC. Snail mail: Showcase, PO Box 4797, Portland, OR 97208-4797, with VISA/MC or check. 25 words max, subject to editing. Deadline: 1st of each month, one month prior to publication. Advertisers assume all liability for the content of their advertisements. The publisher of Sports Car Market Magazine is not responsible for any omissions, erroneous, false and/or misleading statements of its advertisers. English 1958 Austin Healey Jamaican coupe 1962 Jaguar XKE Series 1 3.8 roadster S/N 4335120. Fjord Blue/Ivory and Sable leather. 950 miles. I6, 5-sp manual. Stunning $150k restoration of this sunroof model. Tuned to 260 hp. Less than 1,000 miles since completion. Ready for vintage touring events or the concours lawn. Over 100 photos including the restoration process. Full history and details available via web link. $99,990. Contact Paul, AutoKennel, 714.335.4911, Email: paul@autokennel.com Web: www.autokennel.com (CA) 1976 Porsche 914 2.0 convertible S/N 330GT6561. Red/black. 90,000 miles. This beautiful numbers-matching 330 GT has benefited from recent restoration services, and stands in excellent running & driving condition. Features newly upholstered leather seats, 12-cylinder engine with Weber carbs, 4-speed manual trans, new exhaust system, and a fully restored set of Borrani wire wheels, ready to roll. Classic Showcase, 760.758.6100, Email: webmaster@classicshowcase.com Web: classicshowcase. com/index.php/inventory/detail/403 (CA) 1972 Fiat Dino 2400 Spider 1974 BMW 3.0 CSi E9 coupe 1965 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 coupe Project car. Complete with original manuals, drawings, parts list with numbers, set up for small block, has Ford rear end. Too much too list, call Barry to discuss. $5,500 OBO. Contact Barry, Master Tech, 615.598.6336, Email: barryburcham@gmail. com (TN) 1959 Jaguar XK 150 drophead coupe S/N 877151. Carmen Red/black. 100 miles. I6, 4-spd manual. Numbers-matching, early production XKE that just completed a show-/driver-level restoration by Jaguar specialists at Classic Showcase. Long-term single ownership, original colors and great maintenance history. With a highly collectible status among collectors, perfect for collectors demanding originality. Classic Showcase, 760.758.6100, Email: webmaster@classicshowcase.com Web: classicshowcase.com/ index.php/inventory/detail/414 (CA) French 1936 Delahaye 135 Competition disappearing top convertible Olde English White/red. 50,959 miles. I6, Black canvas soft top with matching tonneau boot. A beautiful matching-number example equipped with 4-speed transmission, chrome wire wheels, complete with Heritage Certificate, handbook and tools. $89,500. Heritage Classics Motorcar Company, 310.657.9699, Email: sales@heritageclassics.com Web: www. heritageclassics.com/ (CA) 1961 Jaguar XKE roadster S/N 4752403994. Summer Yellow/Cinnamon. 41,425 miles. H4, 5-sp manual. Two-owner, low-mileage, matching-numbers, fuel-injected 2.0-liter, with original drivetrain, paint, interior, etc. Porsche COA. Two sets of wheels; black aftermarket Type II with brand-new Michelins (shown) and set of BBS honeycombs (not shown). Straight body with minor chips/rust spots on fender lips and lower door edges and retains original paint. Tub and battery box are rust-free. Front air dam has curb damage (new replacement included). Engine, transmission, CVs are recently serviced. Car runs well. New brakes (rotors, rebuilt calipers, pads) on all four corners. Many factory upgrades. Non-original Blaupunkt CD/ stereo with amp and speakers without any holes cut — to return car back to stock (original stereo not available). Full details and additional images available on Web link. $22,500 OBO. Contact Steve, 503.887.8894, Email: sportracer@earthlink.net Web: https://flic.kr/s/aHsjZ7Zy2f (OR) S/N 46864. Bleu Foncé/light gray Ostrich leather (piped in dark blue). I6, 4-sp manual. Multiple award-winning show car built by Figoni et Falaschi Coachbuilders of Paris. Very elegant and unique model, exquisite color combo with dark blue top, restored by Delahaye experts. Numbers-matching, one-of-kind, blue-chip, investment-grade example for the discerning collector. Classic Showcase, 760.758.6100, Email: webmaster@classicshowcase. com Web: classicshowcase.com/index.php/inventory/ detail/271 (CA) S/N 875206. White/red. 73,432 miles. I6, 4-spd manual. Rare, early production model, outside bonnet latch with welded louvers and flat floors. Spectacular original color combo, matching numbers, comprehensive show-level restoration by Jaguar professionals. This highly collectible XKE is the quintessential model for the discerning Jaguar collector. Classic Showcase, 760.758.6100, Email: webmaster@classicshowcase.com Web: classicshowcase.com/ index.php/inventory/detail/400 (CA) German 1968 Porsche 911S coupe Italian 1961 Lancia Flaminia 2.5 Touring cabriolet White/red. 72,000 miles. I6, 3-sp automatic. White with wood-grain paneling and a maroon cloth interior. The little wagon also has a luggage rack, correct full wheel covers, and a new set of whitewall radial tires. This car is powered by Toyota’s 2,563-cc engine for plenty of performance. $7,995 OBO. Contact Bob, Motorcar Portfolio, LLC., 330.453.8900, Email: blichty@motorcarportfolio.com Web: www. motorcarportfolio.com/product.php?id=11917 (OH) Crystal Blue/0 miles. H6, 5-spd manual. Fully-documented, factory-built Rally car. Matching-numbers engine and gearbox. Full nut-and-bolt restoration to the highest standards. Spectacular Crystal Blue paint by Porsche marque experts. POA. Contact Donald, www.Porsport.com, 631.786.6511, Email: dahearn67@gmail.com Web: www.Porsport.com (NY) S/N 824041161. Silver/red. V6, 4-sp manual. The Flaminia was named after a famous Italian road. This car hasn’t been on the road since the ’70s and needs restoration before it’s ready to travel again. It is complete and runs good. Poor brakes are keeping it from being a driver. No significant corrosion or body damage found. This will be a special car when finished. $66,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954.522.9900, Email: contact@motorcargallery.com Web: MotorcarGallery.com (FL) American 1934 Ford Woodie wagon S/N 135BS00001219. Silver/red. 17,774 miles. V6, 5-sp manual. Only the last 424 Fiat Dino spiders were fitted with the 2.4-liter version of Ferrari’s famous Dino V6. These cars feature many upgrades and were actually built by Ferrari. Our car is a great example. It was properly repainted around 1974. The interior and top are new. This car runs like stink and is a blast to drive. $146,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954.522.9900, Email: contact@motorcargallery.com Web: www.MotorcarGallery.com (FL) Japanese 1979 Toyota Cressida Deluxe station wagon From the Nick Alexander Collection. Restored by Alexander Restoration. Received 985 points out of 1,000 at Dearborn concours in 2003. $95,000 OBO. Contact Chuck, 949.374.2204 (CA) © 174 Sports Car Market

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Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 877.219.2605 Ext. 218 for information, e-mail: scmadvert@sportscarmarket.com. Auction Companies Artcurial-Briest-Poulain-Le Fur. 33 (0)1 42 99 2056. 33 (0)1 42 99 1639. 7, Rond-Point des Champs-Elysées, 75008 Paris, France. Email: motorcars@artcurial.com. www.artcurial.com/motorcars. (FR) Dan Kruse Classics is a familyAuctions America. 877.906.2437. Formed in July 2010 as a subsidiary of RM Auctions, the Auctions America by RM team, led by collector car expert Donnie Gould, specializes in American classics, Detroit muscle, hot rods, customs and vintage motorcycles. Consign With Confidence. www.auctionsamerica.com. (IN) owned collector car auction company located in San Antonio, Texas. DKC has been responsible for successful collector car sales since 1972 with annual sales in Austin, Houston and San Antonio. Dan has personally has over $1,000,000,000 in sales in his storied career. Dan, and daughters Tiffany, Tedra and Tara, manage the company. 866.495.8111 Dankruseclassics.com (TX) “Lucky” Lemay. Based in the majestic, pastoral ground of Marymount, home to the Lemay Family Collection Foundation near Tacoma, WA, the collection, formerly the biggest in the world according to Guinness, now hosts an unrivaled event center, art collection and charitable foundation, which features two exceptional collector car auctions a year. www.luckyoldcar.com (WA) -Oregon State Fairgrounds, Salem, OR; July--Douglas Co. Fairgrounds, Roseburg, OR; September--Oregon State Fairgrounds, Salem, OR. On the I-5 Corridor. We offer knowledgeable, fast, friendly “hassle free” transactions. Oregon’s #1 Collector Car Auction www.petersencollectorcars.com Rick Cole Auctions . Rick Cole Mecum Auction Company. Gooding & Company. Barrett-Jackson Auction. 480.421.6694. 480.421.6697. For over four decades, the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company has been recognized throughout the world for offering only the finest selection of quality collector vehicles, outstanding professional service and an unrivaled sales success. From classic and one-of-a-kind cars to exotics and muscle cars, BarrettJackson attracts only the best. Our auctions have captured the true essence of a passionate obsession with cars that extends to collectors and enthusiasts throughout the world. A television audience of millions watches unique and select vehicles while attendees enjoy a lifestyle experience featuring fine art, fashion and gourmet cuisine. In every way, the legend is unsurpassed. N. Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. info@barrett-jackson.com. www.barrett-jackson.com. (AZ) 310.899.1960. 310.899.0930. Gooding & Company offers its international clientele the rarest, award-winning examples of collector vehicles at the most prestigious auction venues. Our team of well-qualified experts will advise you on current market values. Gooding & Company presents the official auction of the famed Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August, the recordsetting Scottsdale Auction in January and a world-class auction at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation in Florida in March. www.goodingco.com. (CA) 262.275.5050. The Mecum Auction Company has been specializing in the sale of collector cars for 25 years, now offering more than 12,000 vehicles per year. Mecum Auctions is the world leader of collector car, exotics, vintage motorcycles and road art sales. Auctions are held throughout the United States and broadcast live on Velocity, Discovery Network. For further information, visit www.Mecum.com. 445 South Main Street Walworth, WI 53184. 262.275.5050 (WI) conducted the first auction ever held in Monterey. His dozen successive annual events forever changed the landscape of the historic weekend. Next August, Rick Cole and Terry Price combine seventy-plus years of professional client care to present an entirely new type of Monterey Auction experience, conducted at The Marriott Hotel. Limited consignment. Email: rickcole@rickcole. com Web: www.rickcole.com (CA) RM Auctions, Inc. 800.211.4371. Motostalgia. 512.813.0636. Hollywood Wheels Auctions & Shows 800.237.8954. Hosting two auctions a year in beautiful Palm Beach, FL, March & December. Offering quality collector cars and personalized service, all in a climate-controlled, state-of-the-art facility. Come be a part of the excitement! Check us out at www.hollywoodcarauctions.com. Where Collectors Collect! See You On The Block! Bonhams is the largest auction house to hold scheduled sales of classic and vintage motorcars, motorcycles and car memorabilia, with auctions held globally in conjunction with internationally renowned motoring events. Bonhams holds the world-record price for any motorcar sold at auction, as well as for many premier marques. San Francisco: (415) 391-4000 New York: (212) 644-9001 Los Angeles: (323) 850-7500 London: +44 20 7447-7447 Paris: +33 1 42 61 10 10 www.bonhams.com/motors A premier international collector car auction house offering the rarest and finest automobiles on the world market. Motostalgia publishes a full photographic catalog presenting and documenting professional descriptions and provenance. Motostalgia’s diverse automotive experts offer bidders and consigners alike an accurate understanding of the global automotive market. With venues that parallel the most exciting automotive events like the US Grand Prix and Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance, Motostalgia offers an upscale experience that not only showcases the most collectable cars, but also provides a unique and exciting social environment that is befitting of the rarest and finest automobiles. www.motostalgia.com email: info@motostalgia.com facebook.com/Motostalgia Twitter: @Motostalgia With offices and auctions throughout North America and Europe, RM is the largest auction house globally that caters to collectors of high-end vintage automobiles. The RM team of car specialists is the largest in the world, offering services in a numbers of languages and decades of experience in buying, selling, racing, and restoring collector cars. www.rmauctions.com. (CAN) Russo and Steele Collector AutoLeake Auctions. 800.722.9942. Carlisle Collector Car Auctions. 717.243.7855. 1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle, PA 17013. Spring and Fall Auctions. High-line cars cross the block. Hundreds of muscle cars, antique, collector, and special-interest cars, trucks and motorcycles. Real Cars. Real Prices. www.carlisleauctions.com. (PA) 180 Leake Auction Company was established in 1972 as one of the first car auctions in the country. Forty-two years later the auction company has sold over 35,000 cars and currently holds auctions in Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Dallas. Their unsurpassed customer service and fast-paced two-lane auction ring makes them a leader in the business. Recently they have been featured on several episodes of two reality TV series – Fast N Loud on Discovery and The Car Chasers on CNBC Prime. www.leakecar.com (OK) Palm Springs Auctions Inc. Keith McCormick. 760.320.3290. 760.323.7031. 244 N. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 A family-run auction house producing two large classic cars auctions per year. McCormick’s Palm Springs Auctions has been in business for over 25 years, and each auction features over 500 classics & exotics. www.classic-carauction.com. (CA) Silver Auctions. 800.255.4485. Silver Auctions isn’t successful because we auction the most expensive cars, we’re successful because we auction the cars that you love. Silver Auction’s staff, bidders and consignors are everyday people with a passion for Nostalgic and Collector cars. Come see the difference at Silver Auctions. 2020 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205. Email: silver@silverauctions.com, www.silverauctions.com. (WA) Lucky Collector Car Auctions. 888.672.0020. Lucky Collector Car Auctions is aptly named after Harold Petersen Auction Group of Oregon. 541.689.6824. Hosting car auctions in Oregon since 1962. We have three annual Auctions: February- Sports Car Market mobile Auctions. 602.252.2697. Fax: 602.252.6260. Specializing in the finest European sports, American muscle, hot rods and custom automobiles; Russo and Steele now hosts four record-breaking auctions per year; Newport Beach in June; Monterey, CA, every August; Las Vegas in September, and Scottsdale, AZ, every January. As one of the premier auction events in the United States, Russo and Steele has developed a reputation for its superior customer service and for having the most experienced and informed experts in the industry. www.russoandsteele. com. (AZ) RESOURCE DIRECTORY

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Appraisals The Vicari Auction Company hosts fast-paced, high energy auctions along the Gulf Coast, offering an entertaining destination to car collectors, enthusiasts and travelers. The company prides itself on personal service, providing cars for everyone from the avid collector to the first-time buyer. For more information, contact Vicari Auction at 1900 Destrehan Ave., Harvey, LA 70058; call 504.875.3563; or visit www.vicariauction.com. (LA) Auto Appraisal Group. 800.848.2886. Offices located nationwide. Pre-purchase inspection service, insurance matters, charitable donations, resale vales, estates, expert witness testimony. On-site inspection. Certified, confidential, prompt, professional. “Not just one man’s opinion of value.” See web site for locations and service descriptions. www.autoappraisal.com. Worldwide Auctioneers. 800.990.6789 or 1.260.925.6789. Worldwide Auctioneers was formed over a decade ago by vintage-motorcar specialists Rod Egan and John Kruse. The sale and acquisition of classic automobiles is our core business, and no one is better qualified. Worldwide is unique in having owners who are also our chief auctioneers, so you deal directly with the auctioneer, and we are wholly invested in achieving the best result for you. Our auctions are catalogue-based, offering a limited number of higher-end consignments, with an emphasis on quality rather than volume. (We don’t limit ourselves to only selling the most expensive cars in the world, but do ensure that every car we consign is the very best of its type.) We also offer specialist-appraisal, estate-management and collectionconsultancy services. Our dedicated private sales division serves the needs of individual collectors who seek privacy or to acquire vehicles that may not be available on the open market. www.worldwide-auctioneers.com. (IN) Alfa Romeo Cosmopolitan Motors, LLC. 206.467.6531. For over a quarter century Cosmopolitan Motors has been at the center of the world for collector cars changing hands. Their unparalleled experience in tracking valuations makes them uniquely capable of valuating the rare and unusual. Estates, settlements, collections, insurance. Let their billion dollars worth of experience supply the results you seek. “We covet the rare and unusual whether pedigreed or proletarian”. www.cosmopolitanmotors.com (WA) www.motostalgia.com email: info@motostalgia.com facebook.com/Motostalgia Twitter: @Motostalgia Automobilia vintage automotive posters. The vast inventory runs from the late 1890s through the 1960s; featuring marque, event and product advertising. Please visit us at: www.VintageAutoPosters.com. Buy/Sell/General CAR ART, INC. www.CarArt.us We are your one stop shop for the World’s Finest Automotive Art. Choose from 1,300 artworks of 130 marques by 80 renowned fine artists, car designers and photographers. “Whether your preference is European sports and racing cars, American muscle or pre-war classics, you’ll find what you’re looking for.” -SCM. Founded in 2002 by Peter Aylett after 25 years in car design with Ford, GM, Lotus, Mercedes, Mazda and Nissan. Contact Peter at info@carart.us or call 949-433-0500 (CA) Coachbuilt Press. 215.925.4233. Coachbuilt Press creates limited edition automotive titles for the discriminating motoring enthusiast. We present exceptional material on the most significant collections, museums and marques with a balance of authoritative writing, precise research, unique historical documents and the modern photography of Michael Furman. Please visit our website to view our latest titles and order. www.CoachbuiltPress.com (PA). Gooding & Company. 310.899.1960. Gooding & Company’s experts are well-qualified to appraise individual automobiles as well as collections and estates. Whether it is the creation of a foundation, living trust or arrangement of a charitable donation, we are able to assist you. www.goodingco.com. (CA) HoustonAutoAppraisers.com Centerline Products. 888.750. ALFA, Exclusively Alfa Romeo for over 30 years — rely on our experience to build and maintain your dream Alfa. Restoration, maintenance and performance parts in stock for Giulietta through 164. Newly developed products introduced regularly. Check our web site for online store, new arrivals, tech tips, and special offers. www.centerlinealfa.com. (CO) 877.845.2368 We provide certified auto appraisals and property damage estimates on new/used cars & trucks, classic, collectible & special interest autos, commercial vehicles and other vehicles. We specialize in diminished value appraisals, total loss appraisals, presumptive value appraisals, prepurchase inspections, auto loan appraisals, mechanics lien/documentation support,and much more. (TX) Celebrate your ownership experi- ence! Automotive designer & illustrator, Steve Anderson is a specialist in the creation of owner-specified, fine art illustrations. Each original piece is hand crafted to portray the exact specification of individual automobiles & collections. All marques, eras, driven, concours and race. Ferrari & Porsche licensed Illustrator. For image samples, additional information or to discuss your project, please call us at 818.822.3063 or visit www.saillustrations.com (CA) Steve Austin’s Automobilia & Motostalgia. 512.813.0636. Jon Norman’s Alfa Parts. 800.890.2532. 510.525.9519. 1221 Fourth Street, Berkley, CA 94710. Large selection of parts from Giulietta to 164. Efficient, personal service. www.alfapartscatalog.com. (CA) A premier international collector car auction house and professional appraisal company. Motostalgia’s diverse and multilingual automotive experts offer collectors and investors alike an accurate understanding of the global and domestic automotive market. Motostalgia’s international offices have the capability of appraising collector cars around the globe. With decades of global collector car market knowledge our experts can accurately value your most prized automobiles, ranging from a single pre-purchase appraisal to full collection valuations. November 2014 Great Vacations. 800.452.8434. European Car Collector tours including Monaco & Goodwood Historics, private collections, and car manufacturers. Automobile Art importer of legendary artists Alfredo de la Maria and Nicholas Watts. www.steveaustinsgreatvacations.com. Classic Assets Motor Sports CenVintage Auto Posters. Since 1980, Everett Anton Singer has been supplying international collectors with the most diverse selection of authentic ter. 760-452-6609 or 858-554-0331. A first-rate used car dealership specializing in vintage rally-eligible vehicles as well as an eclectic private collection of investment-grade automobiles including classic cars, vintage rally cars and super cars. Our business is buying and selling classic, collectable motorcars. We are considered to be the go-to resource for collector cars in San Diego. We are constantly seeking new additions. Top quality, collectable trades always considered. We are available to assist buyers and sellers with all aspects regarding classic cars including import and export. www.ca-motorsportscenter. com. (CA) 181 Automotive Restorations. 203.377.6745. Collector car sales, both road and race, have been a key activity for over 35 years. Our sales professionals actively seek consignments on a global basis. We also offer vehicle “search and find” for rare models. We undertake pre-purchase inspections worldwide. We provide auction support, including in person or telephone bidding for absentee buyers. Restoration management and special event assistance are also included in our services. Our aim is to make sure that your collector car passion is as enjoyable and worry free as possible. www.automotiverestorations.com Beverly Hills Car Club is one of the largest European classic car dealerships in the nation with an extensive inventory spanning over 50,000 sf. We can meet all your classic car needs with our unprecedented selection; from top of the line models to projects cars. We buy classic cars in any shape or condition & provide the quickest payment & pickup anywhere in the U.S. 310.975.0272 www.beverlyhillscarclub.com (CA) LETTING GO! 847.774.4857. Use Joe’s 50+ years of experience for professional assistance in marketing your collector cars to get top dollar out of the marketplace. 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Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 877.219.2605 Ext. 218 for information, e-mail: scmadvert@sportscarmarket.com. Luxury Brokers International. Cosmopolitan Motors, LLC. 206.467.6531. Experts in worldwide acquisition, collection management, disposition and appraisal. For more than a quarter century, Cosmopolitan Motors has lived by its motto, “We covet the rare and unusual, whether pedigreed or proletarian.” Absurdly eclectic and proud of it. Find your treasure here, or pass it along to the next generation. www.cosmopolitanmotors.com (WA) 215.459.1606. Specializing in the sales, purchase and brokerage of classic automobiles for the astute collector with a new-age, contemporary approach. Focusing on original, high-quality examples as enjoyable, tangible investments. Classic car storage, classic car consignment, brokerage, and other consulting services are available as well. We actively pursue the purchase and sales of any investment grade classic car. Since 2009 we have offered a unique opportunity for collectors, enthusiasts, and other industry professionals. www.lbilimited.com, sales@ lbilimited.com (PA) Gullwing Motor Cars stocks more than 100 cars at our warehouse location, 27 years of experience; visited by customers across the country and overseas. We specialize in European and American cars and we are always looking to buy classic cars in any condition. We pick up from anywhere in the U.S. Quick payment & pick up. 718.545.0500. www.gullwingmotorcars.com Motor Classic & Competition. 914.997.9133. Since 1979 we have been racing, restoring, servicing, buying and selling high-quality sports, racing and GT cars. Motor Classic & Competition is where enthusiasts find their dream. We specialize in Ferrari, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Lotus, Aston Martin, Ford GT40, Cobras and all European sports and vintage racing cars. www.motorclassiccorp.com Heritage Classics Motorcar Com- pany. 310.657.9699. www.heritageclassics.com. Heritage Classics Motorcar Company, the premier West Coast classic car dealership established in 1985. Offering one of the largest indoor showrooms in Southern California with an exceptional inventory of the very finest American and European classic cars available. We buy, sell and consign collectible automobiles, offering the best consignment terms available, contact us at sales@heritageclassics.com When in Southern California visit our beautiful showroom and specialty automotive bookstore, Heritage Classics Motorbooks, open Monday–Saturday. For current inventory and to visit our virtual bookstore visit www.heritageclassics.com Paul Russell and Company. 978.768.6092. www.paulrussell.com. Specializing in the Preservation and Sales of European Classics, pre-war through the 1970s, since 1978. You can rely on our decades of experience with Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, Porsche, Bugatti, Alfa Romeo and other fine collectibles. Repeat customers are the lifeblood of our business. Contact us today to join them. Car Sales Manager, Alex Finigan: Alex@paulrussell.com. (MA) car or a modern exotic, you can depend on Passport Transport to give you the premium service it deserves. We share your appreciation for fine automobiles, and it shows. www.PassportTransport.com. Grundy Worldwide. 888.647.8639. L.A. Prep. 562.997.0170. L.A. Prep brings its 30 years of experience transporting vehicles for the automotive industry’s top manufacturers to discriminating luxury and exotic car owners and collectors across the United States. Its highly-skilled and experienced staff delivers an unsurpassed level of service and takes care of your car with the highest quality equipment available in trucks and trailers that are as clean and well maintained as the valuable assets that they carry. www.LAPrepTransport.com Grundy Worldwide offers agreed value insurance with no mileage limitations, zero deductible*, and high liability limits. Our coverages are specifically designed for collectible-car owners. From classic cars to muscle cars, Grundy Worldwide has you covered. (*Zero deductible available in most states.) 888.6GRUNDY (888.647.8639). www.grundyworldwide.com. (PA) Hagerty Insurance Agency, LLC. Reliable Carriers, Inc. 877.744.7889. As the country’s largest enclosed auto transport company, Reliable Carriers faithfully serves all 48 contiguous United States and Canada. Whether you’ve entered a concours event, need a relocation, are attending a corporate event, or shipping the car of your dreams from one location to another, one American transportation company does it all. www.reliablecarriers.com Collector Car Insurance Heacock Classic. 800.678.5173. We Barrett-Jackson is proud to endorse Woodies USA. 949.922.7707, Hyman Ltd Classic Cars. 314.524.6000. One of the largest inventories of vintage cars in the world. Please visit our website often, www.hymanltd.com to see our current stock. Hyman Ltd Classic Cars, 2310 Chaffee Drive, St. Louis, MO. 63146 314-524-6000 sales@hymanltd.com 949.412.8812. We buy and sell great woodies — hundreds to date. If you are buying or selling give us a call. We can help. Woodies are fun! Every car collection should have at least one. Located in Laguna Niguel, California. www.woodiesusa.com. (CA) Classic Car Transport Kastner & Partners Garage. From our spectacular Santa Monica location, Kastner & Partners Garage strives to offer some of the finest collector vehicles available, combined with unparalleled service. If we do not currently have that which you are looking for or, if you have a classic that you’re looking to sell, please let us know. 150 Pico Boulevard Santa Monica, CA 90405 310.593.2080 www.kastnerandpartnersgarage.com 182 Chubb Collector Car Insurance. Passport Transport. 800.736.0575. Since our founding in 1970, we have shipped thousands of treasured vehicles door-to-door with our fully enclosed auto transporters. Whether your prized possession is your daily driver, a vintage race car, a classic, a ’60s muscle 1.866.CAR.9648. With Chubb you’ll have flexibility and control with worldclass coverage and claim service. There are no mileage restrictions, “Agreed Value” is included and you’re free to use the restoration shop of your choice for covered repairs. Special pricing is also available for large collections. For more information, call 1-866-227-9648 or visit www.chubbcollectorcar.com. Aston Martin of New England. 781.547.5959. 85 Linden Street, Waltham, MA 02452. Proudly appointed Aston Martin Heritage Dealer for the USA. New and pre-owned Aston Martins are our specialty. Please contact us when buying, selling or restoring. www.astonmartin-lotus.com. (MA) Sports Car Market a new breed of insurance for classic, antique, exotic, special-interest, contemporary classic and limited-edition cars. To get a quote is even easier with our new online improvements. Go to www.barrett-jackson.com/insurance/, select Get a Quote, enter in a couple of key pieces of information about your vehicle and get an estimated quote within seconds! It’s that easy. Don’t be caught without the right insurance for your vehicle. In the unfortunate aftermath of damage to your vehicle, learning that your insurance won’t restore your prized possession to its former glory, or appropriately compensate you for your loss, is the last thing you want to hear. To get a quote by phone, call 877.545.2522. understand the passion and needs of the classic-car owner; agreed value, one liability charge, 24-hour claim service and paying by credit card. We provide classic car insurance at rates people can afford! Instant quotes at www.heacockclassic.com. (FL) 800.922.4050. is the leading insurance agency for collector vehicles in the world and host to the largest network of collector car owners. Hagerty offers insurance for collector cars, motorcycles and motorcycle safety equipment, tractors, automotive tools and spare parts, and even “automobilia” (any historic or collectible item linked with motor vehicles). Hagerty also offers overseas shipping/touring insurance coverage, commercial coverage and club liability coverage. For more information, call or visit www.hagerty.com. (MI) J.C. Taylor Insurance. 800.345.8290. Antique, classic, muscle or modified — J.C. Taylor Insurance has provided dependable, dynamic, affordable protection for your collector vehicle for over 50 years. Agreed Value Coverage in the continental U.S., and Alaska. Drive Through Time With Peace of Mind with J.C. Taylor Insurance. Get a FREE instant quote online at www.JCTaylor.com. English RESOURCE DIRECTORY

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AUTOSPORT DESIGNS, INC. 631.425.1555. All Aston Martin models welcome regardless of age, as new inevitably become old! Routine servicingcomplete mechanical restorations/rebuilds — cosmetic repair/paintwork to complete frame-off restoration. Large inventory of parts. All services as well as our current unventory of automobiles for sale can be seen at www.autosportdesigns.com. (NY) the U.K. and USA. E-Type UK USA are proud to announce the impending opening of their newly refurbished purpose built E-type showrooms and workshops designed to provide their USA clients with a real test of this famous English sports car. USA +1 805.267.6795 harry@etypeukusa.com www.etypeukusa.com Ferrari/Maserati/Lamborghini and get a loan approval in as little as 5 minutes! Carobu Engineering. 949.722.9307. Fourintune Garages Inc. Classic Showcase. 760.758.6100. restoration 760.758.6119. World class full service restoration facility. Creating show/show drivers, and driver restorations. Specializing in British, German and Italian classics. Superb fit; attention to detail; great craftsmanship; knowledgeable staff; passionate on quality. Located in San Diego County. sales@classicshowcase.com www.classicshowcase.com. (CA) 262.375.0876. www.fourintune.com. Complete ground-up restoration on British Marques — specializing in Austin-Healeys since 1976. Experience you can trust, satisfied customers nationwide. Visit our website for details on our restoration process which includes a complete quotation on Healeys. Located in historic Cedarburg — just minutes north of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (WI) Ferrari specialist. Engine rebuilding/ development, dyno-testing, parts and service. Your source for high-performance brakes, suspension, gaskets, engine parts, wheels and exhaust. Dealer for Tubi, Brembo, Koni, Razzo Rosso, Sangalli, Zanzi, Novitech Rosso and X-Ost. www.CAROBU.com. Radcliffe Motor Company. 410.517.1681. The Mid-Atlantic’s premier facility for the maintenance, repair, and light restoration of exotic Italian and fine European automobiles. Having gained the trust of the exotic car community we are known for our proficiency and workmanship. Host of the annual Vintage Ferrari All Italian Car Event each May, you are cordially invited to attend. Visit our website for more information about our shop, and see photos of past events. www.RMCCAR.com. Kevin Kay Restorations. E-Type UK USA. Aan international specialist Jaguar E-type restoration and sales organisation with offices in both 530.241.8337. 1530 Charles Drive, Redding, CA 96003. Aston Martin parts, service, repair and restoration. From an oil change to a concours-winning restoration, we do it all. Modern upgrades for power steering, window motors, fuel systems and more. Feltham Fast performance parts in stock. We also cater to all British and European cars and motorcycles. www.kevinkayrestorations.net. (CA) Finance Ferrari Financial Services. 201.510.2500. As the world’s only Ferrari-owned finance company, no one understands a Ferrari customer’s unique perspective better than the company that designed these iconic sports cars. Whether it’s a line of credit for owners interested in utilizing the equity in their collection, or a simple interest loan, we stand committed to help our clients enhance their collection — without origination or early termination fees. “FFS” offers a level of expertise that cannot be matched by other lenders. German European Collectibles, Inc. J. J. BEST BANC & CO. provides financing on classic cars ranging from 1900 to today. Visit our website at www.jjbest.com or call 1.800.USA.1965 949.650.4718. European Collectibles has been buying, consigning, selling and restoring classic European sports cars since 1986. We specialize in Porsche (356 and 911) 1950s to early 1970s along with other marks including Mercedes, Aston Martin, Ferrari, MG, Austin Healey & Jaguar with 40 vehicles in stock to choose from. European Collectibles also offers complete mechanical and cosmetic restorations to November 2014 June 2014 183

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concours level along with routine service. Located in Orange County, CA, between Los Angeles and San Diego. Sales@europeancollectibles.com or visit our website www.europeancollectibles.com. (CA) Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 877.219.2605 Ext. 218 for information, e-mail: scmadvert@sportscarmarket.com. Italian Mercedes-Benz The SL Market Letter. Ferrari & Maserati of Seattle. Porsche of Bend. 800.842.1584. Located in Central Oregon since 1982, Porsche of Bend is the Northwest’s destination dealership for New and Pre-Owned Porsches. Formerly Carrera Motors, Porsche of Bend continues to proudly sell and service one of the most desired brand names in North America. www.bend.porschedealer.com (OR) 206.329.7070. Family owned and operated, Ferrari of Seattle is Washington State’s only Official Ferrari dealer. Named “Ferrari Top Dealer-World Champion 2013,” our customer service and knowledge of the Ferrari brand is second to none. 1401 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 www.ferrariofseattle.com 612.567.0234. NOT just SLs but all rare and collectible Mercedes! A key resource on Mercedes since 1982. 100s of Mercedes for sale, market news, price analysis & special reports in every issue & website. 1 & 2 yr. subscriptions open the door to one-on-one SLML help finding & selling specific models. Ask about our private sales program. www.slmarket.com (MN) Museums Hamann Classic Cars. dC Automotive. 800-549-2410. We have the largest indoor Recycling Facility for Porsches in the U.S. We specialize in used rebuilt and new parts for Porsche cars. Including all models of the 911, 912, Carrera and Turbo, 944 16 valve S, 924S, 951, 944 Turbo, 914-4, 914-6 Boxster, 968, Cayenne,928, 928S, 928 S4 Vintage parts a specialty. We have an extensive inventory including used Porsche engines, transmissions, fuchs wheels, seats, brake upgrades, interior trim and suspension. No part is too small. We are a God owned family business serving the Porsche community for over 25 years. www.dcauto.com 252-955-0110 (text) 252-977-1430 int’l 203.918.8300. with more than 30 years in the industry and worldwide clientele in dealing in European race and sports cars, specializes in classic Ferraris of the '50s & '60s. www.ferrari4you.com Leasing owned company that designs and manufactures custom metal cabinets in Bend, OR. Choose from meticulously crafted storage cabinets, TV cabinets, sink cabinets, or our ever popular pull out fastener bin cabinet, just to name a few. www.baldheadcabinets.com California Car Cover Company. LeMay—America’s Car Museum Premier Financial Services is the nation’s leading lessor of vintage and exotic motorcars. Our Simple Lease Program is ideal for those who wish to own their vehicle at the end of the term, as well as for those who like to change cars frequently. Our Simple Interest Early Termination Program allows you the flexibility of financing with the tax advantages of leasing. Contact Premier at 877.973.7700 or info@pfsllc.com. www.premierfinancialservices.com (CT) Mercedes-Benz Classic Center. 1.866.MB.CLASSIC. The center of competence for classic Mercedes-Benz enthusiasts — for vintage car sales, meticulous restorations by manufacturer-trained technicians and the widest selection of Genuine Mercedes-Benz Classic Parts, we are the source. www.mbclassiccenter.com. (CA) Import/Export spotlights America’s love affair with the automobile. The museum rests on a nine-acre campus featuring rotating galleries, a 3.5-acre show field, theatre, café, banquet halls, racing simulators and slot car racing. ACM hosts annual events, concerts and even drive-in movies. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors/students/military and $8 for youth. ACM is free for members and kids five and under. www.lemaymuseum.org. (WA) More than just custom-fit car covers, California Car Cover is the home of complete car care and automotive lifestyle products. Offering the best in car accessories, garage items, detailing products, nostalgic collectibles, apparel and more! Call 1-800-423-5525 or visit Calcarcover.com for a free catalog. Griot’s Garage —Car Care for the Perfectionist! Griot’s Garage celebrates over 22 years as your best source for a full line of quality car care products. We Make It. We Teach It. We Guarantee It. Call today for your free catalog or enjoy the easy-to-use website for fast, fun and easy ordering. Our number one goal is to ensure that you always...Have fun in your garage! 800.345.5789 • www.griotsgarage.com www.inmygarage.com. (WA) LeMay Family Collection FoundaPutnam Leasing. 866.90.LEASE. Cosdel International Transportation. Since 1960 Cosdel International Transportation has been handling international shipments by air, ocean and truck. Honest service, competitive pricing and product expertise have made Cosdel the natural shipping choice for the world’s best-known collectors, dealers and auction houses. If you are moving a car, racing or rallying, or attending a concours event overseas, Cosdel is your comprehensive, worldwide resource for all of your nationwide and international shipping needs. We are your automobile Export Import Experts. 415.777.2000 carquotes@cosdel.com. www.cosdel. com. (CA) 184 For over 30 years, Putnam Leasing has been the leader in exotic, luxury, and collector car leasing. This honor comes from Putnam’s unique ability to match the car of your dreams with a lease designed just for you. Every Putnam Lease is written to provide maximum flexibility while conserving capital, lowering monthly payments, and maximizing tax advantages. Its Putnam’s way of letting you drive more car for less money. For leases ranging from $50,000 to more than one million dollars, with terms extending up to 84 months contact the oldest and most experienced leasing company in the country by calling 1.866.90.LEASE. Or just visit www.putnamleasing.com. Legal Law Offices of Bruce Shaw Collector Car Fraud Specialists, www.shawlaws.com. A motorhead law firm with real practical knowledge and experience in the Collector Car Field. Experience: Chain of speed shops, Body Shops, Car Dealerships, former NCRS judge as well as licensed attorneys. Estate planning and divorce settlements concerning Collector Cars. 50 State Representation. 215.657.2377 tion at Marymount Events Center near Tacoma, WA, hosts an epic backdrop for your next event. Home to 500 fabulous collector cars, world class art exhibits, and assorted ephemera, consider your next event here. Weddings, swap meets, conventions, auctions. The facility can likely exceed your expectations. Visit during the 37th annual open house along with 13,000 other enthusiasts. 253.272.2336 www.lemaymarymount. org (WA) Parts, Accessories & Car Care QuickSilver Exhaust Systems. 305.219.8882. Our customers are sophisticated enthusiasts who choose our exhaust system for various reasons —durability, weight reduction and enhanced sound. QuickSilver are the default choice for many of the most important classics. Originality is essential but there’s no reason why subtle improvements cannot be introduced. QuickSilver use superior materials and modern manufacturing techniques unavailable when the cars were new. www.quicksilverexhausts.com Apex Detail. 201.308.3839. Apex Detail provides bespoke paint correction and detail services to discerning individuals wishing to restore, preserve, protect and maintain their fine automotive, aerospace and marine investments. From a single automobile to large collections Apex Detail has the experience to make a difference. Specializing in ultra-exotic, luxury and classic cars Apex Detail offers a wide range of products and services. www.theapexdetail.com SpeedFurniture.com. 844-GOBaldhead Cabinets. 877.966.2253. The garage is no longer a place to cast off items unwanted. It is a destination in itself. We are a full-service, family SPEED. Racing-Inspired Furniture, Ergonomic Racing Office Chairs, Streamlined Automotive Desks, Bar sets, Lounge Chairs, Bookcases, Tables & Accessories! Experience the highest quality custom furniture available. Designed by Award winning Designer, Henri Lenterman. Using cutting edge European design and style. Offering Affordable Automotive Furniture backed by a Lifetime Guarantee. Manufactured using the highest quality materials & components. Now available with custom embroidery! Email: SpeedFurniture@yahoo.com Website: www.SpeedFurniture.com Sports Car Market RESOURCE DIRECTORY

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quality workmanship, professionalism and client services. www.alantaylorcompany.com D. L. George Historic Motorcars. Swissvax. 305.219.8882. Since 1930 the Swiss family company creates magnificent wax formulations. The non abrasive system consists of a pre-wax fluid and a high-content Carnauba wax. Unlike ordinary polishes, Swissvax restores the valuable oils of the paint finish that become starved over time and is safe for all paint finishes. Swissvax is also world wide OEM supplier to Rolls-Royce Motorcars, Bugatti, Lamborghini. www.swissvax.com www. swissvax.us WeatherTech® Automotive Ac- cessories. 800.441.8527. MacNeil Automotive Products Limited providing Automotive Accessories for your vehicles for over 20 years. MacNeil has defined high-quality vehicle protection with the WeatherTech® line of Automotive Accessories. Choose from allweather floor mats, extreme-duty floor liners, cargo/trunk liners, side window deflectors, no-drill mudflaps, many different options of license plate frames and more. We have products available for virtually every make and model. To see and buy everything, go to www.WeatherTech.com. Restoration — General Black Horse Garage. 203.330.9604. Established in 1991 by Frank Buonanno, who has spent two decades of his 49-year career specializing in Ferraris, Black Horse Garage is known primarily as a world-class restoration and engine rebuilding shop for V12 Ferraris. Services include routine maintenance, engine building, coach trim, coachwork, woodwork repair, full restoration, Storage, detailing and concourse preparation. Email: Info@ blackhorsegarage.com 610.593.7423, We stand at the crossroads between you and historic European motorcars of the pre-war and early post-war era. We provide full-service restoration, maintenance, and support of the finest cars driven extensively by the most refined collectors. Find us at concours from Amelia Island to Pebble Beach, venues from Lime Rock to Goodwood, and events including the Mille Miglia, Peking to Paris, and The Colorado Grand. www.DLGEORGE.com (PA) Fantasy Junction. 510.653.7555. For 35 years, Owner/Enthusiast Bruce Trenery has operated Fantasy Junction from the San Francisco Bay Area. The dealership enjoys an outstanding worldwide reputation for integrity and knowledge in the collector car field. Many of the world’s greatest sports cars have passed through the doors with both buyers and sellers enjoying expert representation. Email Sales@FantasyJunction.com, www.FantasyJunction. com. (CA) Bob Smith Coachworks Inc. 940.668.8622. 960.665.4657 (fax). Complete exotic and vintage automobile restoration performed by master craftsmen to the highest standards of excellence. Bob Smith Coachworks Inc., 1600 Floral Dr., Gainesville, TX 76240. Email: bsmith@bobsmithcoachworks.com. (TX) Automotive Restorations. 203.377.6745. Founded in 1978, we are well established practitioners of the art and craft of vehicle restoration, preservation and service. Nearly 40 experienced craftspeople focused on the art and entertainment to be enjoyed with great cars describes our culture. Our staff and expertise encompasses a broad range of skills and specific vehicle experience. Proper project management and control produce the quality & attention to detail we have come to be known for in all we produce. See much more on the web at www.automotiverestorations.com Hahn - Vorbach & Associates Bright Motorsports. 480.483.4682. Authorized Morgan 3-Wheeler Dealer and repair, and expert service facility for your collector car. Privately owned, we are located in the heart of the Arizona Auction Arena in Scottsdale. We offer a unique collection of European and American special interest cars and motorcycles and host the Brighton Classic Car Rally each November. BrightonMotorsports.com, 480-483-4682 or info@brightonmotorsports.com. Alan Taylor Company Inc. 760.489.0657, is a full-service automotive restoration and repair facility that specializes in Pre and Post-War European and American Automobiles. With an emphasis on French Marques including Bugatti & Delahaye and over 50 years of experience in the automotive field, we have proven to be a leader in the automotive industry. Our facility provides a full-array of services including Fabrication, Metal-Shaping, Engine & Transmission Rebuilding, Machine Shop, Award-Winning Upholstery, Paint Shop and Pattern Making & Castings. Providing these services in-house has proved to be highly efficient and has enabled us to provide our clients with the highest level of old-fashioned November 2014 LLC. 724.452.4329. Specializes in the investment-grade restoration and preservation of European and American Collectible antique and classic cars, muscle cars, sports cars, hot rods and vintage race cars. Our services include full and partial restorations, bespoke builds, repairs, show prep, sales and procurement assistance as well as a full array of do-it-yourself assistance services. Recognized experts in the restoration of Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwings and Roadsters. Concours-level, national award-winning quality. Find examples of our craftsmanship and the wide range of past projects on our website. We would be happy to discuss your project. www.hahnvorbach.com RPM Classic Sports Cars. 802.877.2645. With over 25 years of experience in Classic Italian Sports cars, we know how to make your car perform as new. Please visit our web site showing numerous cars for sale and a frequently updated blog to see what is going on in our busy shop, including video links of engines being run on a test stand and on a chassis dynamometer. Our two-car, enclosed transporter makes getting your car to our shop within the Northeast a breeze. www.rpmvt.com. is not required. Monthly magazine. Email: jim@jwfrestoration.com (OR) The Guild of Automotive Restor- ers. 905.775.0499. No matter whether your car is bound to the concours or for the road we are the sensible choice. We are expert in our craft and we combine this with unimpeachable integrity doing something that we enjoy as much as our clients enjoy the fruits of our labors. Share our passion for your passion. Give us a call, we look forward to hearing from you. David Grainger and Janice Stone Proprietors. www.guildclassiccars.com (CAN) Vintage Motor Group F. Roxas Inc. 708.598.1000. Brid- geview, IL. The Only Thing Better Than New is a Fran Roxas Restoration. Recent restorations include Duesenberg, Packard 12, 8-liter Bentley, Cadillac V16, Delahaye, Stutz DV32, Ferrari, 1950s & 60s Concept Cars. We take pride in enhancing our clients’ investments by bringing these truly one-ofa-kind cars back to life, maybe an even better life. The quality of our work has been nationally recognized since 1970 with consistent 1st place winners at concours around the world. (IL) High Mountain Classics. Classic Restoration. 303.761.1245, Classic Restoration by Country Club Auto, located in Colorado, is a large facility that offers world-class restoration, repair and fabrication services. Highly organized, fiscally responsible and providing biweekly detailed billing, we keep you abreast of the rapid progress of your project in every way. Check out our excellent web site for details. Email doug@classicrestodenver.com. www.classicrestodenver.com. (CO) 970.532.2339. World-class restoration, repair, and maintenance. Many Pebble Beach Class wins and Best of Show evidence our pursuit of restoration excellence. We service and maintain blue-chip collectibles, race cars, and other investment-grade cars, and provide vintage race track support. We have particular excellence with Bugatti and other pre-war marques. www.HighMountainClassics.com JWF Restorations Inc. Special- izing in AC restoration from street to concours, U.S. Registrar AC Owners Club (U.K.). Jim Feldman, 11955 SW Faircrest St. Portland, OR 97225 503-706-8250 Fax 503-646-4009 The world’s largest organization of AC owners and enthusiasts. AC ownership Volante Classics. 978.447.1669. At Volante Classics we rebuild notable European classic cars. What sets us apart is our master craftsman, Roberto Donati, who learned to reshape contours, reconstruct panels, and recreate beauty while he was a young man in Italy. Under his father’s and grandfather’s mindful tutelage, Roberto dedicated his life to coachwork. More than the craft itself, Roberto saw and felt the passion with which his father toiled. He came to America to perfect his art, working at one of the most prestigious firms for more than a decade. Only those who live and feel that same passion, and possess the highest degree of skill, can reach his level of excellence. Only they can restore the essence of a classic machine. www.volanteclassics.com © 185

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Carl Bomstead eWatch Trophies, Golf Balls and Big Bucks A British Open-winning golf ball is cool, but a 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Trophy is cooler and cheaper Thought Carl’s Spirited Irish golfer Rory McIlroy, no longer encumbered with romantic attachments, has been on a terror of late — winning everything in sight. After winning the British Open at Liverpool Golf Club on July 20, he triumphantly threw the custom Nike RZN Black golf ball with which he had played the final hole into the crowd. Green Jacket Auctions talked the lucky recipient of the ball into consigning it to their auction that was held on August 9. After 45 bids, the ball sold for $52,938 including the buyer’s premium. Kinda sounds like the golf equivalent of discovering the proverbial barn find in a deserted garage. No barn finds here, but this is cool stuff nonetheless: EBAY #131229168786— JAPANESE TIN CONTINENTAL MARK II TOY BY LINEMAR WITH BOX. Number of Bids: 34. SOLD AT: $3,675. Date: 7/6/2014. This battery-operated tin toy was in very acceptable condition and was complete with the colorful box. The car retained its original antenna and the rather large hood ornament, which is a big plus, as they are often missing. Difficult toy to find in this condition, and the box makes a huge difference in the value here. EBAY #141356823655— LIBERTY “ACTION TWINS” HOOD ORNAMENT. Number of Bids: 29. SOLD AT: $1,600. Date: 8/3/2014. When the car moves, the wind causes the twins to move up and down as if they were cranking the whirligig propeller when, in fact, it is just the opposite, but so what? This dates back to the early 1930s, and it was marked “Action Ornament Co.” of St. Paul, MN. One of the cooler American-made mascots. They show up infrequently, but when they do, they tend to sell for close to what we see here, so no major surprises. EBAY #201145144674— 1948 TUCKER CORPORATION EMPLOYEE BADGE. Number of Bids: 13. SOLD AT: $441.88. Date: 8/13/2014. We are not sure how many people the Tucker Corporation employed, but it can’t be all that many, as they only produced 51 cars. The employee badges seem to show up with some regularity and sell for numbers close to what we see here. We noted another offered at a Buy It Now price close to this, so this must be the going rate. EBAY #121370605173— LOUISIANA “FIRST ISSUE” LICENSE PLATE. Number of Bids: 14. SOLD AT: $3,778.28. Date: 6/30/2014. This plate was sold by one of the larger licenseplate dealers in the country, and he comes up with the rare and unusual — at a price. Towns and counties first issued porcelain plates in 1911, but this was the first year for a state-issued plate. The paint on this Louisiana plate was untouched, which is important to plate collectors. The price was up there, but as we have seen, plate collectors will mortgage the farm for a significant addition to their collection. Date: 5/2/2014. This slot-car kit was made by Cox and featured Dan Gurney’s Ford Galaxie that was a four-time winner at Riverside. The box was close to perfect, but there was some damage to the blister packs that contained the parts and pieces. The left front door pillar also looked slightly bent. The box with Gurney’s signature made this exciting, but it certainly sold for all the money. EBAY #321481966774— CAPITAL GASOLINE PORCELAIN SIGN. Number of Bids: 34. SOLD AT: $11,101. Date: 8/10/2014. This is the only known example of this threecolor, 34-inch porcelain sign. I doubt that they made just one, and the price paid here should bring any others out of the woodwork. The sign had a few chips and bruises, but rarity trumped all here. After the dust settled, the winner certainly paid for his prize. EBAY #331278914208— EBAY #301161944252— DAN GURNEY’S 1966 FORD GALAXIE 1:25-SCALE SLOT-CAR KIT. Number of Bids: 18. SOLD AT: $3,039.01. SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION Sports Car Market (ISSN #1527859X) is published monthly by Automotive Investor Media Group, 401 NE 19th Street, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97232. Periodicals postage paid at Portland, OR, and at additional mailing offices. Subscription rates are $65 for 12 monthly issues in the U.S., $95 Canada/Mexico, Europe $105, Asia/Africa/Middle East $115. Subscriptions are payable in advance in U.S. currency. Make checks to: Sports Car Market. Visa/MC accepted. For instant subscription, call 877.219.2605, 503.261.0555; fax 503.253.2234; www.sportscarmarket.com. 186 1908 VANDERBILT CUP TROPHY. Number of Bids: 33. SOLD AT: $6,500. Date: 8/9/2014. This sterling-silver trophy was presented by the Bridgeport Board of Trade to George Robinson for winning the October 24, 1908, Vanderbilt Cup race driving a Locomobile. It stands about nine inches high and was larger than the “egg cup” trophies that were given to participants at the award dinner. It contained 497 grams of silver. It was a significant trophy and well worth the price paid here. ♦ POSTMASTER Send address changes to: Sports Car Market PO Box 4797, Portland, OR 97208 CPC IPM Sales Agreement No. 1296205 Sports Car Market