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'64 FERRAR, 330 GT2+2, "70 HEM/ CHALLENGER, '58 MASEMli 3500 GT, '38 JAGUAR SS 100 3.5, '67 PORSCHE 911S Monterey Action: $.5.5M in  Days Talkin  Porsche 356s and Hidden 30 ^ 731)Loy IJElyiona  "4 o 74470 portsca J!iiii Ei? ‘:; :jitiffi)  '')2U;JJ IJUOfl.  for  Po=ithiL';:r (JIP-Y Th fop El? '')I13,500 f  - ;Gc 140 ) 1)1 Y/ljJ :5U0 r_mi3 for  Alloy F:;,irrari 2/5 iI

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c 1 ionterey "S PORTS CAR AUCTION N II F OVER $ 1 7 MILLION IN SALES 1964 SHELBY DAYTONA COUPE - $4.4 MILLION Personally owned by Carroll Shelby for almost 20 years. 1969 PORSCHE 917/022 - $1 .32 MILLION From the movie LeMans. Ex-Brian Redman, Ex-Richard Attwood. 1939 LINCOLN ZEPHYR 'SCRAPE. - $275,000 1950 Allard J2 Roadster (Cadillac) 1960 Aston Martin DB4 GT SELEC ED RESULTS 1969 Lola T-163A CanAm Racer 1951 Ferrari 340 America VignaleSpyder 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Coupe 1967 Ferrari 275GTB/4 Spyder 1967 Ferrari 330 GTS Convertible 1969 Ferrari 365 GTC Coupe 1987 Ferrari Fl 87 1932 Ford Custom Roadster '0032' 1954 Jaguar XK120M Drophead Coupe 1955 Jaguar XK140 MC Roadster 1964 Jaguar XKE Semi-Lightweight $104,500 $216,700 $594,000 $187,000 $468,600 $225,500 $104,500 $231,000 $264,000 $86,900 $83,600 $198,000 1967 Maserati Frua Mexico Prototype 1970 McLaren M8C CanAm Racer 1962 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe 1954 Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe 1964 Porsche 904 GTS 1966 Porsche 906 1966 Porsche 906 1972 Shadow MK 2/3 CanAm Racer 1966 Shelby GT350 Mustang Convertible 1974 Ferrari Dino 246GTS $231,000 $102,300 $154,000 $286,000 $319,000 $146,300 $264,000 $253,000 $297,000 $209,000 $203,500 $82,500 RM AILIC:TI ()NS, I NC. VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR A LIST OF UPCOMING EVENTS www.rmcars.com Our sponsors:  Ati ll0111111  SYMBOLIC  PA S  Jeep  CHRYSLER cR  HAGERTY  wars

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JANUARY  19  SCOTTSDE VINTAGE MOTOR CARS AT ›.-4-0110,  * C> * At the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa Phoenix, Arizona JANUARY 19, 2 001 ADDITIONAL ENTRIES INVITED 2001 1997 Ferrari F50 GT1 Sold at $1,430,000 1937 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe  Sold at $68,000  CONSIGNMENT & MARKET EVALUATIONS: David Gooding (310) 315-0557 david@rmauctions.com Mike Fairbaim (800) 211-4371 mike@rmauctions.com Jack Boxstrom Barrie Angliss (613) 476-9132 jack@rmauctions.com (800) 211-4371 barrie@rmauctions.com RM AUCTIONS, INC. 1962 Ferrari 250GT Spyder California  Sold at $1,265,000  1979 Volkswagen Beede Convertible Sold at $23,000 CATALOG REQUESTS, BIDDER REGISTRATION & SALE INFORMATION: Dana Santavy (5 1 9) 3 5 2-4 5 7 5 dana@rmauctions.com VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR AN UP-TO-DATE CAR LIST www.rmauctions.com CHMVSILEM ttiquorum  SAAIBOLIC dR Jeep Produced by RI Auctions, Inc., 5 N: est Forest Avenue, Ypsilanti, MI 48 1 9T PASSPORT TRANSPORT

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Sports Car Market October 2000  Mini-Profiles 24 1951 Alfa Romeo Villa d'Este Cabriolet Incomplete, needs finishing and still makes $93K.  27 1964 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Just take all the photos from the rear. 57 1958 Maserati 3500 GT Hugely undervalued, and will probably stay that way 60 1938 Jaguar SS 100 3.5 Liter One of the best vintage tourers ever constructed. 64 1967 Porsche 911S SWB Coupe Twitchy, primitive and highly desired. 68 1970 Dodge Challenger Rif Hemi Coupe The baddest motor from the era of big bad mills. 33 Christie's On-Site Market Reports Pebble Beach, CA 42 Brooks USA 48 RM Auctions Quail Lodge, Carmel, CA The DoubleTree, Monterey, CA Columns 6 Shifting Gears Keith Martin  9 News, Previews & Gossip Cindy Banzer 16 Ask Mr. Kerb Michael Duffey 18 Bike Buys Bill Neill - - 308s vs XKEs 1950 Vincent Black Shadow 20 The Wrenching Truth Hjeltness Restorations Bill Neill - 28 Sheehan Speaks - $15K to Remove Your Marker Lights Michael Sheehan 31 The Appraiser's Corner Steve Cram 56 Motobilia - Victory Trophy Carl Bomstead 61 Cat Trax - Keeping Your Cat Cool Gary Anderson 65 76 Porsche Gesprach Jim Schrager eWatch - Carl Bomstead Departments 10 Auction Calendar 12 You Write, We Read 14 Comments With Your Renewals 30 Vintage Rally Calendar  30 Mystery Photo 32 Collecting Thoughts 54 Affordable Classics - 1991 Lotus Elan 55 Book Reviews  59 Mystery Photo Answers 67 The Twenty Year Picture - 3 Open Jags 42 - $394 Gas Pump Salt Shakers 356s Melt From the Inside 42 - 1983 Ferrari 308 GTSi QV 33 76 Volume 12, #10 SPORTS CAR MARKET Editor & Publisher: Keith Martin Managing Editor: Cindy Banzer Art Director: Scott Abts Copy Editor: Cecile Nierodzinski Research & Copy Editor: Bill Neill Subscriptions: Andrea Cole Auction Editor: Dave Brownell Contributing Editors: Gary Anderson Carl Bomstead Michael Duffey Alexander Leventhal Jim Schrager Head Auction Reporter: Dave Kinney Auction Reporters: John Apen, B. Mitchell Carlson, Bob LeFlufy, Richard Hudson-Evans, Phil Skinner Contributors: Pat Braden, Keith Duly, Glenn Herz, Raymond Milo, Michael Sheehan, Tom Young European Correspondents: Giuseppe Tomasetti, Jurgen End Consultant: Ken Shaft For advertising information, call Scott Abts, 5031261-0555; fax 503/252-5854, sabts@sportscarmarket.com . For subscription information, call Andrea Cole, 5031261-0555; fax 5031252-5854, service@sportscarmarket.com The information in Sports Car Market magazine is compiled from a variety of reliable sources. However, we must disclaim and deny any responsibility or liability for the timeliness, use, interpretation, accuracy, and completeness of the information presented. All material, data, formats and intellectual concepts in this issue copyright 2000 by the Alfa Romeo Exchange, dba Sports Car Market magazine, in this format and any other used by Sports Car Market magazine. Copyright registered with the United States copyright office. SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION Sports Car Market magazine (ISSN #10771751) is published monthly by Keith Martin Publications, 6833 SE Pine Cf., Portland OR 97215-1429. Periodicals postage paid at Portland, OR and additional entries. Subscription rates are $48 for 12 monthly issues in the US, $68 Canada/Mexico, Europe $78, Asia/Africa/Middle East $88. Subscriptions are payable in advance in US currency. Make checks to: Sports Car Market. Visa/MC accepted. For instant subscription, call 24hours 800/289-2819, 503/252-5812; fax 503/252-5854. Send address changes to Sports Car Market 6833 SE Pine Ct. Portland OR 97215-1429 CPC IPM Sales Agreement No. 1296205 Classifieds 48 48 25 Alfa Romeo 29 Ferrari 58 Etceterini & Everything Else 59 Vintage Race Cars 62 English 66 German 69 American 70 Resource Directory 71 Display Advertiser's Index 72 Classified Order Form 76 Showcase Gallery POSTMASTER

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Friday 6th October 2000 A Sale of Important Vintage Motor Cars and Automobilla /YYA4i Amin, Imo Entries include A - 1960 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine Coachwork by Parkward, formerly owned by William Harrah B - 1947 Bentley MK VI Drophead Coupe, Coachwork by Parkward C - 1924 Ford Model T Tourer, extensive mechanical restoration, cosmetically excellent. D - 1954 Jaguar XK120 Two-Door Roadster E - 1932 Chrysler Imperial CL Sport Phaeton by Le Baron F - 1934 Packard Model 1107-V12 Convertible Coupe by Dietric After the success of the 999 Broo s e at Hershey we are pleased to return to this most prominent event. Important entries have already been received and we will again offer an exceptional section of automobilia. urther entries for this important auction are now being accepted, for further information please contact Mark Osbornel at Brooks USA on +1(415) 391 4000. This sale will include 50 Collectors' motor cars ranging from a 1967 Toyota 2000GT to an unrestored 1956 Bentley Si Continental Drophead Coupe by Park Ward. The sale will also include a 1971 Ferrari Daytona Spyder and a 1942 Lincoln V12 Continentim USA Brooks Auctioneers Inc 500 Sutter Street UK Brooks Auctioneers Ltd 81 Westside Union Square, San Francisco London SW4 9AY California 94102 United Kingdom T:+1 (415) 391 4000 F:+1 (415) 391 4040 T:+44 (0) 20 7228 8000 F:+44 (0) 20 1585 0830 Europe Brooks Europe SA 10 Rue Blavignac 1227 Carouge-Geneva Switzerland T:+41 (0) 22 300 3160 F:+41 (0) 22 300 3035 Australia Brooks Goodman Pty Ltd 7 Anderson Street, Double Bay Sydney, New South Wales Australia 2028 T:+61 (02) 9327 7311 F:+61 (02) 9327 2917 mriMMINEll 43ROOKS USA www.brooksauctioneers.com

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Shifting Gears  by Keith Martin Kill It Or Keep It? A European model, the 280(123 body style) has the high-revving carbureted 6-cylinder alloy twin-cam M110 engine and is fitted with a 4-speed manual gearchange. A basic car, it has cloth upholstery, wind-up windows and lacks air conditioning. I t's hard to kill a car you care about. Case in point: two years ago we bought our son Eric, then eighteen years old, a 1978 Mercedes 280 saloon. This car was chosen after his older brother managed to hasten the path of two more sporty automobiles, a Fiat 124 Spider and a '65 VW Beetle, to the salvage yard. A larger car seemed prudent. At $1,100, it seemed a bargain and, placed in the driveway with a red bow tied to its 3-pointed star, made a nice surprise high-school graduation present, as well as a reward for maintaining a 3.0 GPA. It had the usual rust in the rear quarters, showed the scars of long and well-used life, and smoked at startup. We ran it down to the folks at MBI Motors, where Rich Helzer and Sig Raethke waved their magic wands over it (that was two waves, at about $1,000 each), attending to a multitude of deferred-maintenance-related sins. The car has performed admirably since. (Let's not discuss whether we could have gotten a better car by spending $3,100 up front. It was cheap at $1,100, and we all know that what is spent after buying a car doesn't count against the purchase price.) Well, two years later, the smoke has gotten worse. "Visible emissions," was the verdict of the environmental police. "You'll never get this car registered in Portland." By all logic, we should push the car off a cliff and be done with it. A valve job would run at least $2,000, and a complete overhaul could hit $7,000. A responsible course of action would be to look for a late '80s 5-speed 190-series Benz four-cylinder, for $6,000 or so, and put him into the more modern car. But such simplistic solutions go against the grain of someone who once figured out how to adapt Nash Metropolitan front uprights onto a Bugeye Sprite by reversing the bushings inside. And our son is fond of his 280, enjoying its rather surprising performance and its manual shift. So we've found a 1975 280 (an earlier 114 body style), carbureted, that according to the owner, "runs great and would be perfect if it hadn't been hit so hard on the right side." With 112,000 miles, asking price is $850 and clearly negotiable. Its M110 engine can be adapted with "just a few modifications" (famous last words) from the earlier chassis, and we've been given a quote of around $1,000 to do the swap. We'd avoid killing the car that Eric is fond of. Simultaneously, we'd have changed our financial position in the 280 from being Our quest to experience inexpensive, interesting cars continues. You may recall that we first purchased a 1968 911L, drove it for a few months, then sold it to an SCM subscriber in Germany. An Isetta followed, which was replaced by our current car, a like-new 1972 Datsun 240Z with 38,000 original miles, purchased from a subscriber in Chicago. A trouble-free and refreshingly straightforward sports car, it just completed the Northwest Classic Rally without any drama. It's time for something different. We've spent about $12,000 on the Z-car, and are open to sell or trade it up or down for nearly anything of interest. For instance, a post-1988 C-4 Corvette, a restored TR6, another early 911 or a Jaguar E-type 2+2 would all work. If you've got something in mind, no matter how strange (remember the Isetta) send me an e-mail or fax. Z Car to Go Seminars and Schedules We're looking forward to our 4th annual Insider's Seminars at Barrett-Jackson, January 18, 19 & 20, presented by Grundy Insurance and Barrett-Jackson. We'll have a host of SCM experts on hand to help you decide when to hold on and when to fold when the car of your dreams crosses the block. More details may be found on page 63. To get our coverage of Monterey to you as quickly as possible, we've moved our report on RM Meadow Brook and Silver's Hot August Nights to the November issue. Of course, the complete results of all of these auctions are in the process of being posted on SCM's collector car registry, eCarCentral.com . Drop by and visit the site; while it's under construction, it's free to subscribers and friends. The sun-drenched days of June, July and August have already come and too soon gone by. Artist Nicola Wood's portrayal of a 1966 Corvette convertible, on an Australian beach, conjures up memories of the tours, concours, cruise-ins and rallies of the departed summer. On the Cover This painting was commissioned by the southern California owner of the Corvette, and, at 30x 22 inches, is significantly smaller than Ms. Wood's preferred size of 4 x 6 feet. A member of the Automotive Fine Arts Society, she most recently displayed her work at the Concours at Pebble Beach, the Newport Beach concours and the Palos Verdes concours. Her show at the Goldstrum Gallery in the SoHo district of Manhattan opens October 24, and a tenyear retrospective of her work, sponsored by Cadillac, will be mounted at the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles, from February 17 to May 28,2001. Got a spare 'Vette or 1R6 laying around? just a few leagues underwater to being flattened on the bottom of the Mariana trench. We haven't made an offer on the '75 yet; Eric won't be home until Christmas. He'd like to drive the 280 back to the University of Massachusetts at Amherst for the spring semester of his junior year. Shall we save it or junk it? E-mail your thoughts to kmartin@sportscarmarket.com , or fax them to 503/252-5854. "The very first painting I did was a '59 Cadillac," said Ms. Woods, who attended Parsons School of Design in New York and the Royal College of Art in London. She now lives in Los Angeles and drives a '62 Cadillac convertible. Prints of her paintings, made by the Giglee process of continuous tone printing on watercolor paper, are available by custom order. Her paintings may be viewed at www. nicolawood.com ; for purchase information contact the artist directly at 310/839-1027. (CA)• Sports Car Market

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INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS CHRISTIE'S EXCEPTIONAL MOTOR CARS AT CHRISTIE'S ACHIEVE EXCEPT/014L PRICES AT THE PEBBLE BEACH EQUESTRIAN CENTER 88% SOLD AND TOTALING OVER $26 MILLION, SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS WERE: 1928 MASERATI Two 26 B/M 8C 2800 GRAND PRIX TWO SEATER RACING CAR  SOLD: $1,656,000   WORLD RECORD FOR A PRE-WAR MASERATI 1966 FERRARI 330 P3  SOLD: $5,616,000  WORLD RECORD FOR A MOTOR CAR NT AUCTION IN 2000  1932 MASERATI 8c 3000 GRAND PRIX TWO SEATER RACING CAR SOLD: $1,084,000 1953/4 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SL GULLWING WORKS PROTOTYPE  SOLD: $776,000   1909 LOZIER BRIARCLIFF TYPE H 45LP  FOUR PASSENGER TOURING  SOLD: $644,000  WORLD RECORD FOR A LOZIER AT AUCTION  1913 POPE-HARTFORD MODEL 29 60HP Two PAssENGER ROADSTER. SOLD: $446,000 WORLD RECORD FOR A POPE-HARTFORD AT AUCTION WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING CONSIGNMENTS FOR OUR FORTHCOMING AUCTION ON AT THE JACK BARCLAY SHOWROOM, LONDON  20 NOVEMBER 2000 A gop L [ i) rtit ieriijorrnattoii eawe cofitact.. London and Continental Europe: Rupert Banner, Colin Warrington Nicholas Benwell, Christian Philippsen Tel (020) 7389 2851 Fax (020) 7627 8917 New York: Miles Morris Tel (1 212) 636 2277 Fax (1 203) 341 9849 Beverly Hills: Malcolm Welford, Ian Kelleher Tel (1 310) 385 2699 Fax (1 310) 385 5875 .•,•  •

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News, Previews & GOSSIP by Cindy Banzer Gossip Hotline: 503/261-0555 FAX: 503/ 252-5854 E-mail: cbanzer@sportscarmarket.com Events The 6th Annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, 3/9-11/01, includes a road rally, golf tournament, art show and black tie dinner. Ph) 800/811-8448 (FL). The 2001 Mille Miglia, 5/17-20/00, will accept 370 cars, built between '27 and '57; registrations must be received by 12/31/00. FAX 011-39-0304-8093 (ITALY). Auctions Brooks' 10/6/00 auction in Hershey, PA, features a '32 Chrysler Imperial CL Sport Phaeton by Le Baron along with a '34 Packard Model 1107-V12 convertible coupe by Dietrich. Ph) 415/391-4000; FAX 415/391-4040 (CA). I/The 5th Annual Mecum Premier Auction, 11/3-4/00, Crystal Lake, IL, features 85 cars each evening. Ph) 815/5688888; FAX 815/568-6615 (IL). New Stuff Caribou Imports carries slotted brake rotors and Kevlar brake pads for Alfas, as well as max-flow free-flow catalytic convertors which provide a 5 to 7 horsepower gain. Ph) 949/770-3136; www.caribou.cc (CA). Overheara Movie producer and SCM'er Randy Simon's next film, "Requiem For A Dream," is released 10/6/00 in New York and 10/20/00 nationwide. Acclaimed a favorite in Cannes, the film stars Ellen Burstyn, Marlon Wayan, Jared Leto and Jennifer Connolly...Alex Dearborn, Sports Leicht Restorations, reports that at the 8/ 19/00 Owl's Head Museum Auction, Maine a #3 '54 MGTF 1250 sold for $41,000 and an original '59 MB 220S sedan brought $36,000... Rich and Jean Taylor of Vintage Rallies have been selected by the staff of Hemmings Motor News as this year's Hobby Heroes "for activities which strengthen and enhance the hobby as well as the communities in October, 2000  which you live and work." Their Meadow Brook Trophies GoTo SCM'ers Hemmings Hobby Hero award of $1,000 will be donated to the Vermont State Police Scholarship Fund. Help Wanted VDue to continuing expansion, Brooks USA, located in San Francisco, requires a classic and vintage motor car specialist. The applicant should have an understanding of the market; auction experience would be beneficial. A clean driving record/ license is required and willingness to travel is essential. Please mail in your resume, attention: Mark Osborne, Brooks USA, 500 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94102; FAX 415/3914040. Adventures SCM'ers Rally McKean BanzerLausberg and Anne Marie Barron completed their first-ever classic car event, the Monte Shelton Northwest Classic Rally, in August. Driving the SCM  McKean  240-Z, com- mented, "We were in the middle of a bunch of rally cars, and every-time we came to a place "Anytime you finish better than your folks, it 15 a ood day. where a rally instruction had to be executed, they'd all pull over to the side of the road and start to get really agitated. Then some cars would go left, some would go right, some would go straight, and some would turn completely around and go back the way they came." He remarked that he and Anne Marie were satisfied with finishing 58th out of 74 cars entered, especially since his parents, Keith Martin and Cindy Banzer, driving their '62 Ferrari 330 America "did a lot worse than we did ." The Martin/Banzer team, relying on years of international rallying experience, came in 63rd. First overall went to Ed Godshalk and Dima Smolyansky, driving a 1954 Lancia Aurelia GT. SCM'ers David and Adele Cohen, from Vancouver, B.C., finished 35th in their 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring-bodied Berlinetta.• 9 vicongradulations to the SCM'ers below who took home awards from the 8/9/00 Meadow Brook Hall Concours d'Elegance. People's Choice Trophy "The Little Deuce Coupe"  The estate of Clarence Catallo Most Unique Convertible Trophy '37 Delahaye Type 135M DHC .... Gordon Wagners, Vista, CA Most Significant Mercedes-Benz Trophy '38 MB 540K Cab. A .. Bud and Thelma Lyon, Kensington, NH Most Significant Ford Car Trophy '37 Lincoln Zephyr Cpe  '38 Jag SS 100 Roadster  '60 Aston Martin Zagato  '41 Ford Super Deluxe Station Wagon and a '35 Amilcar Pegase GP Rdster  '31 Cadillac V16 Fleetwood Rdster  '33 Packard 1001 Rumble Seat Cpe  '54 Buick Skylark Convertible and '60 Lincoln Cont. Mk V Cony.  '53 Olds Fiesta Convertible  '64 Alvis Drop Head Coupe  '59 Rolls-Royce Drophead  '54 Talbot Lago GS 2+2 Cpe  Best In Class Awards Jerry Capizzi, Chicago, IL. Vito Gatto Bob Stockman Malcolm S. Pray, Jr. Knox Kershaw Kevin B. Curtin William Tom Gerrard Howard and Norma Weaver James B. Sprague '53 Ferrari 342 America PF Cabrio.  '60 Taraschi Formula Jr.  '37 Cord 812 Cabriolet  '35 Duesenberg SJ 515  '32 Ford Doane Spencer Highboy  Gene and Marlene Epstein Lawrence Smith Jack Thomas William Cotter Russ Rodriguez Sam and Emily Mann Bruce Meyer•

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Auction CALENDAR OCTOBER England - October 4 H&H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire Pennsylvania - October 4-7 BLACKHAWK - Hershey Pennsylvania - October 6 BROOKS - Hershey Mississippi - October 6-7 KRUSE INT. - Biloxi Nevada - October 6-7 SILVER AUCTIONS - Las Vegas England - October 11 Oklahoma - October 13-15 SMITH AUCTION CO. - Tulsa Illinois - October 14-15 KRUSE INT. - Volo England - October 15 BROOKS UK - Stafford, Motorcycles California - October 20-22 SPECTRUM - Palm Springs Missouri - October 20-22 KRUSE INT. - Branson California - October 20-22 McCORMICK - Palm Springs Canada - October 20-22 RM AUCTIONS - Toronto, Ontario California - October 21 CHRISTIE'S - San Diego Oregon - October 21 SILVER AUCTIONS - Portland Michigan - October 27-29 RM AUCTIONS - Novi Washington - October 28 SILVER AUCTIONS - Spokane COYS OF KENSINGTON - Islington Nevada - October 28-29 "THE AUCTION" - Las Vegas Nevada - October 28-29 KRUSE INT. - Las Vegas NOVEMBER England - Mid-November BROOKS UK - Harrogate Illinois - November 3-4 MECUM - Arlington Heights West Virginia - November 4 KRUSE INT. - Huntington Idaho - November 11 SILVER - Boise Georgia - November 11 MECUM - Jekyll Island France - November 13 POULAIN - Palais de Congres Texas - November 17-19 KRUSE INT. - Dallas California - November 18-19 McCORMICK - Palm Springs Michigan - November 17-19 RM AUCTIONS - Novi England - November 20 CHRISTIE'S - London California - November 20-21 SPECTRUM - Marina del Rey Switzerland - November 25 OLDTIMER GALERIE - Toffen DECEMBER Kansas - December 1-2 MECUM - Kansas City England - December 2 BROOKS UK - London, Motorcycles Washington - December 2 SILVER - Spokane Florida - December 2-3 KRUSE INT. - Sarasota England - December 4 BROOKS UK - Olympia, London England - December 6 H&H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire Arkansas - December 9 KRUSE INT. - Hot Springs England - December 11 COYS OF KENSINGTON - Islington France - December 18 POULAIN - Palais de Congres Switzerland - December 19 BROOKS EUROPE - Gstaad, Ferrari JANUARY 2001 Florida - January 5-7 KRUSE INT. - Ft. Lauderdale Florida - January 12-13 MECUM - Orlando Arizona - January 12-14 SILVER - Fountain Hills Arizona - January 17-21 BARRETT-JACKSON - Scottsdale Arizona - January 19 RM AUCTIONS - Phoenix Arizona - January 26-28 KRUSE INT. - Scottsdale FEBRUARY 2001 England - February 14 H&H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire Washington - February 10-11 SILVER - Puyallup MARCH 2001 England - March 13 H&H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire, Motorcycles Florida - March 10 RM AUCTIONS - Amelia Island APRIL 2001 California - April 6-8 SPECTRUM - Palm Springs England - April 11 H&H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire JUNE 2001 England - June 6 H&H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire JULY 2001 England - July 25 H&H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire AUGUST 2001 Michigan - August 4 RM AUCTIONS - Auburn Hills, Meadow Brook California - August 17-18 RM AUCTIONS - Monterey SEPTEMBER 2001 England - September 4 H&H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire, Motorcycles New York - September 22 RM AUCTIONS - New York OCTOBER 2001 England - October 3 H&H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire NOVEMBER 2001 England - November 28 H&H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire• Contact information for most auction companies may be found in the Resource Directory at the back of this issue. For your FREE list ng in this directory, and inquiries about display advertising information, please contact Scott Abts. 503/261-0555, fax 503/252-5854, e-mail: artdir@sportscarmarket.com. SPORTS CAR MARKET The Complete Insider's Guide to Collecting. Exclusively 280SL's Low mileage and original cars are our specialty to buy or sell. Several cars in stock for immediate delivery. FINANCING • LEASING • TRANSPORTATION TONY LaBELLA CLASSIC CARS 2 Springdale • Cherry Hill, New Jersey (888) 840-1700 www.tonylabella.com 10  PRECIOUS METALS TRANSPORTATION OF FINE AUTOMOBILES • SPECIALIZING IN DOOR-To-DOOR PERSONALIZED SERVICE • STATE- OF- THE- ART, FULLY- ENCLOSED 6-CAR TRANSPORTER • EAST COAST, SOUTHEAST, MIDWEST & "SNOWBIRDS" • Au MAJOR NATIONAL COLLECTOR AUTOMOBILE EVENTS CALL: 1-888-PREC1OUS! MASTEN VAN LINES, INC., 70 MONROE AVE., CRESSKILL, NJ 07626 WEB: WWW.GO-PRECIOUSMETALS.COM E-MA1L: PRECMETALS@AOL.COM FAX: 201-894-0188 CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF OUR SHOW-WINNING CLIENTELE! Sports Car Market

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Drive to Ma Getting there may be half the fun. But the other half is getting there in breath-taking style. Porsche is the world's ultimate sports car. And Carrera Motors is home to Porsche in the Northwest. We take pride in presenting this masterful driving machine — 50 years in the making — in an attractive, inviting setting Our Porsche showroom is a gallery of speed and flair waiting  for you to win INCOMING 2001 Porsche Boxster  Grey 2001 Porsche 996 Coupe  Silver 2001 Porsche 996 Cabrio  Red 2001 Porsche 996 Coupe  Red IN STOCK 2000 Porsche 996 Cab  Silver SPECIAL INTEREST 2000 Porsche 996 Cabrio  1999 Porsche 996 Cabrio  Yellow Blue 1996 Porsche 911 Twin Turbo  Blue 1995 Porsche 911 Coupe  Red Not only are our cars fun to drive, they're fun to buy. We offer the most relaxed, customerfriendly atmosphere you'll find. That's why, year-after-year, we rank among the top dealers nationwide in customer satisfaction. #1 VOLUME PORSCHE DEALER IN OREGON Auc51 tj' MOTORS 1045 S.E. Third Street, Bend 541-382-1711 • www.carreramotors.com e-mail: carreragempnet.com

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You Write We Read All letters are subject to editing. Please address correspondence to SCM, 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland, OR 97215. Fax 5031252-5854, e-mail: mail@sportscarmarket.com Dear SCM: Please do not take the advice of Mr. Billpoint (page 14, September 2000 issue). The "italicized comments" are the best part of the Auction Reports. Secondly, since I live in Portland and am buying a 1984 308 GTSi QV: I would like to drive it by your office and have one of your staff give me a quick opinion. Dick Guthrie will be doing the belts in two weeks. The car appears to be a 1 or 2. Thanks to an insert in your magazine, I just insured both my 1969 Porsche and the mentioned Ferrari with Hagerty Insurance. I have also used Palm Fibre Coco Mats on three different occasions (page 65) and all three sets were perfect—they are a quality company. lection of photos and reports every month is mind boggling. It is this quality that sets SCM apart from the competition. As to the subject matter of SCM, I'm still not convinced that better purchases are not available at any regional or national meet than at the big auctions. But I do admit that for the true rarities, the big-time auctions are often the only route open. As you can see, I use your magazine more than the daily Oregonian.—Jerry Cundari, Portland, OR Our advertisers appreciate your support. We'll be glad to take a quick look at your car, but a curbside lookover is no substitute for a oneto two-hour examination by a specialist. As a private buyer, you have the luxury of having that done, something not available to most auction bidders.—ED. Dear SCM: For anyone who has a Ferrari 250 GTE and recognizes the oil pressure dropping, pick up Dean Batchelor's book, Ferrari Buyer's Guide. I had the same problem with my PF coupe (SIN 1421). There is a rubber hose connecting the oil pickup to the pump which dries out and cracks. When the sump is full and with no G-forces the crack is submerged, thus good pressure. Under braking, etc. the crack is uncovered. It is quick and easy to fix.— Tom Walgamuth, via fax Thanks, Tom. We'll drop the sump and take a look.—ED. Dear SCM: On behalf of the entire Meadow Brook Concours d'Elegance Committee, I would like to thank you and your organization for the support you gave us in sponsoring a new art award. It was especially pleasing when I found out it was coming from my favorite magazine. We all appreciate your interest and appreciation of the automotive art world. Please keep the art on the cover of your magazine. It looks great and helps make people aware that automobiles can be proper subject material in an artistic setting. —Larry Smith, 2000 Meadow Brook Hall Concours d'Elegance, Rochester, MI that SCM is a labor of love. The amount of work going into the col- 12  Dear SCM: Firstly it is obvious SCM wastes too much space on underpowered non-sporty cars, arcane British saloons, Mini-Mokes and weaklings that have a very limited following. The underpowered Mercs and VW vans (I don't care how many windows) are also major ho-hums. I prefer American cars that can be driven in rallies and tours and stay with the pack. But obviously American is not your focus. But do try to be more selective and stick to cars with at least some sporting heritage. Try this as an editorial guide: no four-cylinder cars except Porsches and Alfas! —SCM survey reply Down to the nit-picking, I think You'd leave out Ferrari Monzas, Maserati 1505's and of course our personal favorite, Mustang Hs? —ED. Dear SCM: I just received the July 2000 issue. . .probably your best issue yet. . .well done. It is also great to see you listening to your readers, making the changes that are suggested and constantly expanding the areas that you cover. I probably read almost two dozen auto publications a month. . . and yours just keeps getting better. One of the UK publications comments on cars that are currently being advertised; that may be an interesting addition. It could be handled in a similar way to the reports on the auctions. Naturally you don't want to offend the advertiser by panning a crappy car. . . on the other hand, there must be two or three cars in each monthly "Showcase" that certainly would be a pleasure to own and that would review positively. A profile on a selection of cars may help a novice like me on what to look for and may help the seller sell his car. —Branko Brkovitch and Dorothy Pigott, via e-mail Dear SCM: I love SCM. It has no peers and definitely is needed and used by many of us addicts. You can expand but please try to keep the quality and thoroughness as it is. I want to discuss auctions and the Internet. I do not comprehend how one can purchase a car without having made a thorough inspection beforehand. I always try to bring professional help along. I once got screwed by buying a BMW 635 over the phone. If I had inspected the car ahead of time, I would have passed on it at any price. And how do I purchase a car at an auction or over the Internet? What happens if you discover you have purchased a misrepresented car? I go to auctions for fun but never register or take my hands out of my pockets. Some realistic articles along these lines would be of great interest.— Gordon Roth, via survey We are working on a series on Internet car purchasing now. However, remember that despite all the current Internet hype, most sales still take place in the traditional, person-to-person manner.—ED. Dear SCM: I just returned from the Around The World in 80 Days Rally, which was easily the craziest road trip I've ever been on. A most welcome sight was the August issue of SCM, which will get me back in the swing of things. at this time. I had just returned home from the Monterey weekend. I was whining to my wife about when would I ever have the money to buy a Ferrari. The phone rang, and it was the Montreal man. After some chit-chat, he said "Do you still have the Montreal, and would you like to sell it to me for $25,000?" "No, thank you," I said. Later my wife said, why don't you pick a price that is so high that he will probably stop asking or say yes and you will make out okay! That was a great idea, so I called him back and told him it would take $35,000 to get the car out of my garage. He said that was a lot of money—at least $15,000 over market! Well, if you really want the car, then that's my price. He asked when he could come drive the car. To make a long story short, he bought the car one week later at full price. Upon reading the Vintage Rally Calendar section I noticed your listing of the upcoming 2001 World Cup Rally is still showing a route to the Himalayas which was changed to Morocco due to political unrest in the area. Having just come through Morocco on the AW80 Rally, I was very pleased with the new route Greg Garcia and I will be driving. The Rally is exciting enough without any non-car intervention. I love your magazine; it is easily the best. —Donald Sevart, Los Angeles, CA Dear SCM: I have a little story that I thought your readers would like to hear, as well as a question for you. First the story called "Good Things Do Come True." Next I was looking for a 328 or a 308 Ferrari. After looking at a couple of 328s in my price range, in the high $30s, I decided it was better to be at the top of the 308 range than at the bottom of the 328 range. Again, to make a long story short, I bought a 1984 308 GTS Quattrovalvole European model, red/tan, condition 2, that was advertised in your magazine in the high $30s—almost dollar-fordollar for the Montreal! I have been an Italian car collector for the last fifteen years. I had worked my way up three Alfas: 1. 1992 164 S; 2. 1971 1750 GTV; 3. 1972 Montreal. In 1998 I sold all but the Montreal, which I had bought the year before for $14,000. It was in condition 3+. Again, fast forward to the 2000 Concorso Italian° in Carmel, California—my car won first place, 100 points, against twenty other 308s in my class. As I drove up the ramp to get my award, I still could not believe this was really happening to me. Does winning first place and receiving 100 points at the 2000 Concorso Italiano Ferrari club meet help the value of my car? I think it is important to always have your dreams and follow them. And to always read Sports Car Market magazine!—Ron Avery, Van Nuys, CA After one year and about $6,000 later, I had a show-winning car (one second place and two firsts). At one of my shows I was approached by a fellow collector who had three other cars at this show. He said that he too had a Montreal, but it was in bad shape. Would I like to sell him mine—for say, $25,000 cash? At first I thought he was kidding me (he was not)! He apparently liked black cars, which mine was. Nonetheless, I didn't sell it to him. Over the next two years, our paths would cross and he would make the same offer (at this point let me say that when I added up my time and money spent, plus the fact that I loved the car, $25,000 was not that much. Well, fast forward to last year Dear SCM: Can't wait to see your reviews of the RM Auction in Monterey, California. Either I was missing something or most of the bidders were smoking some of California's finest. The prices being paid for average vehicles made my jaw drop. $60K+ for a condition 3 Jaguar E-type SIII? Hell, the underside was still in primer red! A $30K car at best in normal America. The XKs all brought big money, they zoomed past my upper limits almost before I could get by bid in! Are prices really on the rise this much, or is Monterey just an aberration? Anyway, keep up the good work, enjoyed hearing Keith at Concorso Italiano—now there's a great show.—Peter J. Bowman, via e-mail• Sports Car Market

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PALM SPRINGS Keith Me Cormick presents an Auction of 250 Street Rods and Hot Motorcycles OCTOBER 20th thru 22nd, 2000. Sponsored by Zelda's Nightclub HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE 3rd ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS HARLEY DAVIDSON WEEKEND PROVIDED BY RANDY BURK'S ROADSHOWS INC. - THIS YEARS EVENT WILL INCLUDE THE SHOW OF THOUSANDS OF CUSTOM STREET RODS. for Hotel Reservations. Special Rate of $129 up to Oct. 6th. You must mention attending Auction for this rate. If the Spa is sold out call New Comfort Inn at 760-778-3699 ($85.00) CALL 1-800-854-1279 OR 760-325-1461 Aa`SpaHotel&Casino -=•"1THIS EVENT IS BEING HELD AT THE ---= ATELDAZ OAUCECLUIS • ISEAC4401-1113 The McCormick Family have been producing Collector Car Auctions in Palm Springs for over 15 years - We enjoy one of the highest sales % in the business. PHONE FOR CONSIGNMENT NUMBERS. ASK FOR ENTRY FORMS, BIDDER APPLICATIONS, AND CONCESSION BOOTHS GET ON OUR MAILING LIST...NOW! N APPRAISAL GUIDES (760)-320-3290  Sponsored by The Oltlws Statton KilE5 RESERVE YOUR POSITION NOW! THE OLDIES STATION 104.7fm ENTRY FEES: FRIDAY NIGHT NO RESERVE $150, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY $250. No numbers will be reserved without consignment fee being paid in full in advance. VISA, MasterCard and American Express are accepted. Positions will be filled on first-come first-served basis. To reserve the position you desire, send your check covering the entry fee or phone in your credit card number. You may specify the cars/bikes you're entering at a later date. Entry fees are REFUNDABLE if you notify us in writing 14 days prior to the auction. Color photographs may be included in our exclusive color brochure. We strictly limit the number of positions available in this event. COMMISSION STRUCTURE: FLAT 5% OF SALES PRICE (One of the lowest in the business). WE SOLD OUT OF LOT NUMBERS PREVIOUS SALE SO BOOK EARLY. PALM SPRINGS AUCTIONS, INC. 602 E. SUNNY DUNES ROAD  14  State License C - 1798 PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA 92264 U.S.A. (760)-320-3290 Web Site - http://www.classic-carauction.com

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CLASSIC SHOWCASE Offering A Fine Selection Of Motor Driven Vehicles With over 25 Years experience with sports cars and classics, we offer excellence in knowledgeable buying-selling-restoring & locating specific vehicles for you. We stock over 70 classics, original vehicles in good to superb condition, some vehicles are total showcars restored by us. World wide shipping arranged. If you have a classic for sale send photos and details we are cash buyers. A.1 WITH YOUR RENEWALS 11 Comments Here are some thoughts and observations from fellow subscribers. A price guide column for good solid driveable vehicles, not just the top end, as I am an occasional driver, not a show or concours guy. Thanks.—Gary Black, Orcutt, CA Just keep up the good work. I love the objective, frank commentary on the vehicles. Your comments assist the readers to be objective about their cars. Thank you!—Chris Sinclare, Courtenay, BC, Canada Great strides in the last year! Last couple of "Sheehan Speaks" columns have been excellent.— John Gray, San Ramon, CA You're doing a great job, keep It's getting better all the time, keep up the good work.—Don Stockett, Sacramento, CA Roadster. Superb restored example.  1949 Jaguar XK-120 "Alloy"  Excellent example, low miles. 1977 Ferrari 308 GTB Great stuff. Keep it coming! I'd enjoy seeing more '40s to '60s American. Thanks.—William Abraham, Jr., Fremont, CA More color, realistic Porsche 911/930 values and report complete auction prices. If no room available, leave out comments and just list make, condition and price.—Cellular Systems, Inc., Green Bay, WI it up.—James Southard, Riverside, CA 1985 Porsche 928S.  CA Car, good driver.  Excellent example, documented. 1995 Porsche 911 Carrera More guides on how to buy at auction, i.e., how to separate the lemons from the gems. Also some "How to Restore" articles.—Tom Butler, Raleigh, NC You are head and shoulders above all the others now. I spend more time in your magazine than Auto Week, Hemmings, and Ferrari Market Letter all together, change nothing —Earl Whittemore, Los Lunas, NM Bongiovanni, San Francisco, CA Less American, sports cars are not sedans.—Gary Knoblauch, Hinsdale, IL I enjoy the old motorbike articles. Moto-Guzzi and BMW would interest me. Thanks for asking! —Matt Michael, Sacramento, CA Interesting seeing progress from a few photocopied pages to slick mag. Stay with your version and unique place in car world. Keep on keeping on.—Glen Drew, Derwood, MD It may not be feasible but once in a while I see an auction report on a car that has shown up a year (month) or two earlier in another auction. When reporting on these cars, it would be very interesting to compare earlier results and comments. Just a thought. I like the magazine and as always, can't have enough Rolls auction reports. Thanks.—Peter Pochna, Los Angeles, CA 1952 MG TD Roadster. Restored, excellent condition. 1974 Jaguar XKE roadster. Excellent original & low miles. How about car profiles of affordable classics. I find the American cars get short changed. More American classics! Thanks.—Edward Laureano, Hampton Bays, NY Excellent as is.—Edwin S. Warner II, Apache Junction, AZ I like the articles on affordable classics, especially Ferraris. It makes the dream possible. Also, I love the Quarterly Price Guides on each make and model.—Rudy Decanio, Gordonsville, VA Keep up the great art work on the covers.—Phillip Leonard, Kansas City, KS 1953 Jaguar C-Type replica.  excellent condition.  1972 Ferrari Daytona 365 GTB/4. excellent condition. MANY CALIFORNIA CARS CLASSIC SHOWCASE 913 & 955 Rancheros Drive, San Marcos,CA 92069 Located in San Diego County SHOWROOM: (760) 747-3188 RESTORATION FACILITY: (760) 747-9947 FAX: (760) 747-4021 Visit Us Online www.classicshowcase.com e-mail:management@classicshowcase.com Our full service restoration facility is located on our property. 14  Make it "Sports Car Weekly." —Larry Smith, Pontiac, MI It is high on the list of my eight to ten auto subscriptions. Hard to improve.—Lloyd R. Davis, Houston, TX I love the auction write-ups. I learn the most in a conscious way. Thanks.—Lawrence M. Macks, Owings Mills, MD My favorite magazine, but please redirect your focus to sports cars. I have little interest in Packards or Duesenbergs, or Camaros or Mustangs for that matter. Again, sports cars, please. —Timothy Hanson, Geneva, IL Publish weekly! Seriously, you're great!—Alex Giacobetti, Philadelphia, PA Sports car market, not classic car market.—Ronald Johnson, Toledo, OH Less American, no motorcycles. How about interesting web sites and car show schedules?—Mike Moses, Roselle, IL A series by country and make: 1. Where to start and why, a. To collect, b. To drive. 2. Good and bad points on those not to start; 3. Rates on amenities, a. A/C, comfort, etc., b. Repair, c. Value, d. Other points.—Thomas Hardy, Broomall, PA It's great as it is.—C. David Culbertson, Aliso Viejo, CA More cars per auction.—David Don't fix it if it isn't broken. —Willy Smessaert, Eeklo, Belgium Add a tech session of "how to," example: Dent repair/fascia repair and conducting regular scheduled service. Add a contact list for Ferrari owners by region.—Paul Andre Filion, Virginia Beach, VA What happened to the great recipes?—W.H. (Bill) Rhodes, Concord, NC And thanks to all of you for your thoughtful comments and your renewals.—Keith Martin & Cindy Banzer• Sports Car Market Keep the exotica coming. I love to fantasize. There are enough MGs and Triumphs at local shows. Thanks for a great magazine. —John Rogers, West Chester, OH Interesting magazine, love the comments, more Nicks than a Greek restaurant. Keep it up. —Craig Bielat, Elgin, IL 1) Publish weekly; 2) Add a zero to all Morgan prices; 3) Brief section on contemporary sports cars, BMW 23M, SLK, TTs, 2000, etc. Overall a great magazine!—Jeff Smith, Plano, TX

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Spectrum Auction Company Presents Downtown Palm Springs Classic Motorcycle & Hot Rod Auction! Over 300 Motorcycles & Hot Rods All Years, Makes & Models! In Conjunction with ROADSHOWS Inc. in Association with BR Family Entertainment - Palm Springs Bike & Hot Rod Weekend For more info on buying, selling & attending, call (818) 225-8828 (760) 323-1057 • (805) 966-6940 Fax (818) 255-0619 www.spectrumauctions.com Email: spectrum@spectrumauctions.com Celebrity Harley-Davidson from the movie "Erin Brockovich". 2000 Titan Roadrunner Used in the movie "X-Men", 113 cc. black, rubber mount motor. wire braided lines & cables, polished. 'i/ "MV Agusta F4 Motorcycle" - This incredible racing motorcycle that won 75 world championships, 270 Grand Prix Awards and 3,027 competitions, not to mention starring in the recent movie "Gone in 60 Seconds!", will be on display at Spectrum's Palm Springs Fall Classic! Don't miss a rare chance to see legend of motorcycle history!! 7thrAnnual 1711g6 HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS Comfort Inn - Event Rate $89 (888) 322-1997 1-1 YAT For Hyatt Regency or other hotel reservations, call Palm Springs Golf Vacations at (800) 774-6531 and ask for Judy! ItEGENG-Y SIJITES PALI. SPRINGS Expected!  miss out. rese ations today! October 20,21 & 22,2000

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Ask Mr. Kerb by Michael Duffey - Send your collector car questions to Mr. Kerb, e-mail: mrkerb@compuserve.com, or snailmail to Mr. Kerb, 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland, OR 97215. Dear Mr. Kerb: lam interested in buying a used Ferrari 355. I was told that a 1994-1996 model has the 2.7 card which is "better" than the 5.2 card, but I don't know what that means. Can you enlighten me?—T C., via e-mail Dear Mr. C: The 2.7 and 5.2 numbers refer to the Bosch Motronic system. Motronic is an evolution of Bosch's fuel-injection system, in which the fuel injection is tied to the ignition system and both run off the same ECU (Engine Control Unit). The integrated spark timing and mixture control allows cars like the 355 to produce decent horsepower along with legal exhaust emissions, something that we weren't able to do before these systems and the computers to run them existed. Should I Buy a 308 Or An XKE? value. there. We can't consider their investment value based on rarity. The real problem is that the cars had more low points than high points during their production history. The looks, fit and finish and horsepower really didn't come together until after the V8 had grown to 3.2 liters. Saab, Volvo, Porsche, and even Ford use the Motronic system and it is considered the best production system yet. I made a few calls and couldn't find any nay-sayers on the subject of the newer 355, and only heard a few warnings about electrical mishaps with the 1995 cars. Perhaps SCM's ranks of 355 owners and former 355 owners will fill us in. Dear Mr. Kerb: I am interested in buying a Jaguar XK 120 roadster a 1966 XKE (or earlier covered-headlight roadster) or a Ferrari 308 series car. I know a little bit about Jaguars, but not too much about Ferraris. Which of the above do you feel will have the best appreciation and/or best value? Can I rely on my Sports Car Market Pocket Price Guide? If not, can you recommend a reliable price guide?—R.C., via e-mail Dear Mr. C: I don't see much upside for the Ferrari 308 in the near future. The V8 cars that began with the Bertone-bodied 308 GT4 and evolved into the Pininfarina-bodied two-seat 308 GTB, 308 GTS, Si and QV were in production for many years. As a result, there are quite a few out 6  So, as we look back on the panorama of three-liter Ferraris, we don't see anything resembling a milestone car or a stylistic tour de force. As a transition between the slow and lovely 246 GT and GTS Dino and the later V8-powered cars, the 308 did a god job of keeping the marque alive during the years of ever-strengthening emission and safety regulations. If it weren't for the teething pains of those early models, the current batch probably wouldn't be as good as they are. There is also the issue of driving pleasure. The XK 120, though acceptable when new, embodies the "vintage" experience out on the road. The steering is vague, the brakes even more vague and the weather protection vaguer still. The XKE is more of a longlegged GT car shopping without going into the market on a full-time basis. Dear Mr. Kerb: Have I found a millennium Alfa GTA? I'm a long-time Alfa owner I currently drive a very nice '72 Spider for fun. My question refers to the Acura Integra Type R. I know this car has two strikes against it—front drive and Japanese. But everything else I read says GTA—limited and special production, racing success, performance and price. What do you think?— K.S., via e-mail Old Jaguars are a different story. They have a dedicated following and despite the marque's reputation for rust, overheating and electrical gremlins, the legion of fans continues to grow. The likely reason for this interesting phenomenon is the fantastic availability of spare parts and the ample mechanical talent to keep the cars alive and actually in better running condition than when they were new. The oldest XK 120s are now over fifty years old. In that half century, most of the Jaguar's gremlins and mysteries have been solved—or, since these cars are no longer daily drivers, the idiosyncrasies that used to drive us crazy are now accepted as part of their charm. Compared to the Ferrari 308, the Jaguar XK 120 and XKE are both stylistic standouts and are probably burned into more memories than any 308 will ever be. All these factors make a well-chosen Jaguar a good investment. You also mention "value." Sometimes the value in a car isn't the purchase price subtracted from the selling price. Value can also be found in the usability of your car. Here, for drivers of certain statures, the XK 120 has limited value and both the E-type and 308 just a bit more than a sports car and as a result, seems to prefer smooth, fast roads to the really twisty bits. The 308, the newest design in the group you mentioned, feels laser-guided through the twisties. It has firm damping combined with very direct steering that makes the Ferrari respond in a way far different from the Jaguar. A price guide is time sensitive; the fresher the data, the more useful it will be. It also takes more than a listing of the high, low and average price to really get the marketplace in your cross hairs. Auction data is useful, but can also be a source of skewed information. A high price doesn't necessarily set a new high point any more than a low-ball sale price can set a new bottom of the market. It takes a fair amount of experience to compile and filter all of the data that can slide across your desk or computer screen. The guys at SCM are very experienced in the car arena and can help the average shopper sort through the often confusing data. But even though I read everything that I can get my hands on, nothing is a substitute for a chat with a good dealer. Those folks are in the trenches seven days a week. The cars they are selling and how much they are selling for is information as up-to-the-minute as you can get. Combined with a good price guide, this information will be as close as you can get to informed Dear Mr. S: That was pretty much my feeling about the similar Prelude VTEC after a drive around Sears Point a few years ago. I have always liked the big horsepower/ small package thing shared by the GTA and a few other cars like the BMW 2002tii and TI/SA. While the small-bore, VTEC engine with variable valve timing that is fitted to the Honda Del Sol is all revs and not much substance, the bigger cubes of the Integra's powerplant transforms the package into a real 195-hp stormer. It is also interesting that none of the performance front-drive cars that I drove that day felt very much like the front drivers of the past. Torque steer and big-time understeer were absent in both the Prelude and the very quick Volvo 850 Turbo I drove. The comparison skids to a halt when we try to speculate on the future for these cars as anything more than simply good, used cars. The Alfa GTA is what we call a "homologation special." It is a car that was built in sufficient quantities to qualify as a production car, but not really in the kind of numbers that we normally associate with a typical road car. At the time, not many folks lined up to pay 50% over the sticker price of a Giulia Sprint for a car that looked about the same but had no sound deadening and with body panels held to- Sports Car Marke

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PALM SPRINGS Keith Mc Cormick presents the 29th Collector Car Auction SATURDAY and SUNDAY NOVEl I i =1 I - 18th & 19th, 2000. AUCTION OF 350 ANTIQUE, CLASSIC, SPORTS, AND SPECIAL INTEREST AUTOS AT THE PALM SPRINGS CONVENTION CENTER 277 N. AVENIDA CABALLEROS, PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, U.S.A. LAST SALE WAS 69% SOLD OF ALL CARS ENTERED The McCormick Family is once again organizing this auction in their usual friendly and courteous manner. Ask for Keith or Desley to answer your questions. Sponsored by The Oldies Station 104.7 fm THE OLDIES STATION LOCAL HOST HOTELS: We recommend The New Comfort Inn Tel. (760) 778-3699 at $85 per night or The Desert Lodge Hotel at $69 per night (760) 325-1356 or Palm Springs Hilton at $119 (760) 320-6868 1-800-522-6900 PHONE FOR CONSIGNMENT NUMBERS. ASK FOR ENTRY FORMS, BIDDER APPLICATIONS, AND GET ON OUR MAILING LIST...NOW! (760)-320-3290 RESERVE YOUR POSITION NOW! 104.7fm THE OLDIES STATION ENTRY FEES: SATURDAY AND SUNDAY $250. Add $100 for inside display - only space for 40 cars inside. No numbers will be reserved without consignment fee being paid in full in advance. VISA, MasterCard and American Express are accepted. Positions will be filled on first-come first-served basis. To reserve the position you desire, send your check covering the entry fee or phone in your credit card number. You may specify the cars you're entering at a later date. Entry fees are REFUNDABLE if you notify us in writing 14 days prior to the auction. Color photographs may be included in our exclusive color brochure. We strictly limit the number of positions available in this two-day event of 350 cars. COMMISSION STRUCTURE: FLAT 5% OF SALES PRICE (One of the lowest in the business). WE SOLD OUT OF LOT NUMBERS PREVIOUS SALE SO BOOK EARLY. PALM SPRINGS AUCTIONS, INC. 602 E. SUNNY DUNES ROAD PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA 92264 U.S.A. Web Site - http://www.classic-carauction.com State License C- 1798 (760)-320-3290 Sponsored by 'flte Oldies Station

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gether by pop rivets. As a racer, the GTA package was the thing to have in the 1600cc class (by this time arch-rival Porsche had moved on to the two-liter class). Today, the GTA is a fast, solid and reliable vintage racer. The Integra R, a massproduced, consumer market driven car, will never have significant exclusivity or value appreciation. Some enthusiasts liken the Honda four-cylinder engines to the Chevrolet small-block V8 in the '60s. They are powering lots of racers, make really big horsepower and seem almost unburstable. While this won't help the Integra become the Ferrari GTO or Alfa GTA of the future, at least enthusiasts have an affordable current car that they can thrash and enjoy. Dear Mr. Kerb: I was reading an ad for a muscle car that BIKE BUYS 1950 Vincent Black Shadow T 18  late '40s and early '50s, these 1000cc twins were the fastest things on two wheels. The best-known model was the Black Shadow, with a 55-hp engine that propelled the bike to a top speed above 100 mph. Expensive when new, the Black Shadow still retains its upper-class feel fifty years later. Today other bikes are faster and handle better, but nothing touches a Black Shadow when it comes to sheer elegance of visual presentation. he Vincent Black Shadow is considered to be the most collectible English-built serial-production motorcycle. During their heyday in the Vincent produced both 500cc singles and 1000cc twins; the twins are divided into four groups: Series A (pre-war), B ('46 to '50), C ('48 to '55), and D ('54 to '55). The Black Shadow, built only in the B, C and D series, is identified by its black enamel-coated engine. The similar Rapide model is not as highly tuned and has a polished aluminum engine. As with collectible cars, having the correctly-numbered frame and engine plays a large part in the ultimate value of a Black Shadow. claimed that the engine was "blueprinted." What does this mean? Does it affect the value of the car?—T.C., via e-mail Dear Mr. C: Blueprinting describes the way that an engine was built (or rebuilt). The problem with production-line motors is that they are built very quickly from a huge pile of machined parts. Sure, we assume that all of the bores and surfaces are within tolerances, but some critical dimensions can fall too close to the edges of what is acceptable. For example, let's say that the engine block has oil passages that are machined slightly off center, probably due to worn tooling. Combined with oil passages in a companion part that are off center in the opposite direction or with holes that are on the small side, this can starve certain engine parts for oil. For instance, if this misalignment slowed down the oil supply to the camshaft or crankshaft, we would have a problem. Can you say, "Engine exchanged under warranty?" The blueprinting process examines every part and not only measures it individually, but also its relationship to other parts that live in its neighborhood. While a factory engine gets slammed together in a matter of minutes, it can take weeks to compile the parts for a blueprinted engine and over a day to assemble it (if the phone doesn't ring). This costs money and results in a smoother and more powerful motor. My favorite example is a Formula Ford engine. It is a 1600cc pushrod type with a two-throat carb and conventional points ignition. Factory-rated horsepower is 88, but a carefully built unit with all stock parts can make 117-118 horsepower. In the early days, engines had bearings that were poured in place, called babbit bearings. Since the struction. Stainless steel hardware, combined with lots of little knobs, gears and shafts make them complex pieces of machinery. Vincent's early Series A engine, with its external oil lines, acquired the nickname "plumber's nightmare." Unlike today's closed systems that prevent adjustments, Philip Vincent designed this bike to be adjustable, from the front forks to the footpeg positions. As on a bicycle, the wheels can be removed without tools. '50 Black Shadow owned/restored by Brad Oman. The serial number of all Vincent twins begins with FlOAB. It is followed by "/1" or "/2" for Rapide and "/1B" or "/2B" for Black Shadow, then a set of numbers to identify the particular bike. Of the roughly 460 Series D Shadows built, some 200 wore full fiberglass bodywork and were known as Black Princes, but cannot be identified as Princes by their serial numbers. Similarly enclosed Rapides were called Black Knights. Another model, the Black Lightning, was a racing version, with about thirty built. Vincents of all models are especially prized for their exotic con- Vincent's 50-degree V-twins, with their dual Amal carburetors, were unusual in the post-war era when most British motorcycle engines were vertical twins. The 5inch, 150-mph speedometer is a distinguishing characteristic of the Vincent. The very effective braking is accomplished by two separate drums on the front, and two more on the rear. Shadow's minimalist frame has no downtubes, with the engine acting as a stressed member of the bike, a method of construction easily thirty years ahead of its time. Visually, this bike is all engine, with a seat and wheels attached almost as an afterthought. The  Many Vincent owners are doit-yourself tinkerers, which is why they were attracted to a Shadow in the first place. The costs of ownership get steep if you take your Shadow to the shop for every little bearing was rough cast and not exactly round, it had to be scraped with a special knife called a bearing scraper. To check the clearances and roundness of the bearing, the builder would brush some Prussian Blue pigment on the crank journal, install the caps and turn the crank. When inspected, an even deposit of the "blue" would show that the bearing was scraped round. Hence the term, blueprint. Is a blueprinted engine more valuable than one that isn't? My thinking is that in our world of collector cars, every engine should be carefully assembled. If the car that you are looking at has a rebuilt engine that was done very cheaply, I would treat it as something that needs to be redone. If it was blueprinted by a shop you've heard of, and the seller has the documentation to verify that, then that adds a significant amount to its value.• Black thing that needs adjustment, and there's always some little thing needing adjustment. One hidden problem to look out for is valve recession caused by non-hardened valve seats. The Vincent Owners Group, based in Britain, is an excellent source for advice and parts. With power, speed, and good handling, Vincents are still a pleasure to ride today, so long as you don't push them too hard into tight curves. The Black Shadow is recognized as a blue-chip classic and demand remains strong. A restored example sold at Brooks' Beaulieu sale in England in July 2000 for $33,120.—Bill Neill• Years produced (Black Shadow)  Color  Number produced  Engine  Transmission  Weight (dry)  Price new  Frame #  Value today (restored)  1948-55 black only 1,680 1000cc, 55 hp 4-speed 458 lb. $1,100-1,200 $25,000-35,000 On steering head and left rear axle lug; should match each other but not engine number Engine #  Web sites  below front cylinder On left side of engine www.voc.uk.com; www.thevincent.com Perfect Black Shadow owner  Enjoys complexity, exclusivity, and adjustability Ease of maintenance  Ratings: (13-11-13-13-11- is Best) Fun to ride  Appreciation potential .... ***** 11Sports Car Market

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Chequered Flag International 4128 Lincoln Blvd. Marina Del Rey, CA 90202 310-827-8665 Fax: 310-821-1272 http://www.chequeredflag.com Alvis 1953 TD 21 DHC. Mocha/brown, 4-speed, LHD, Exceptionally nice. $24,900. Austin - Healey 1991 Lotus Elan, Red/black, 32,000 miles, CD, su perb. $24,900. 19623000 MK IIA. Burgundy/black, C/VV/VV, older restoration. $22,500. 1967 3000 MK III Phase II. Red/ black, not rusty. $15,500. Chevrolet 1966 Corvette. 427/425 coupe. Motorsport Green/green. 50,000 miles. Perfect. $39,500. Fiat 1934508 S BaliIla Sports Spider. Yellow/black, 4-speed. $37,500. Ford 1965 Cobra replica. 427 body, red/ tan, 302, 5-speed. Good build quality. $22,500. 1966 Mustang GT convertible. Yellow/beige, auto, fresh restoration. $19,500. 1963 Ford Falcon. 2-door, yellow/beige, pro hot rod, V8, 4-speed, stunning. $9,900 1968 Shelby GT 500 convertible. Red/black, auto. Build sheet. $55,000. Jaguar 1956 XK140 DHC. Red/tan leather. Pro Chevy V8 conversion. Stunning. $34,900. 1966 MK 11 3.8. 4-speed, white/ black. CA car. No rust, $15,900. 1967 MK 11340. Yellow/black, auto, 64,000 miles, very solid. $14,500 1967 E-type Series 1 1/5. White/ black restored. High driver standard. $24,500. 1955 Austin-Healey 100/4. Black/gray leather, pro converted Chevy 350. Awesome. $25,500 1971 E-Type Sill Coupe. 4-speed, C/W/W. Silver/black. Rebuilt motor $14,500. 1974 E-type S III V12 Roadster. Silver/blue, auto, C/W/VV. $35,000. 1994 XJ6 Sedan. Silver/blue 74,000 miles. $13,900. Jensen 1974 Interceptor. White/tan, 89,000 miles. Real wire wheels. $24,900. Lotus 1985 Esprit Turbo. Dark Gray/gray, low miles, fun car. $15,900. Mercedes - Benz 1985 Porsche 911 Carrera Targa Midnight Blue/ black, 44,000 miles! Perfect. $23,900 1958190SL. White/red leather, perfect restoration. Fresh. $37,500. 1962190SL. Dark gray/red, 2 tops, good example. $22,500. 1965 230SL. Black/black, auto, 2 tops, very pretty. $18,500. 1966 2505E Coupe. Plum/tan, auto, new motor, sun roof. $7,500. 1970 6.3 Sedan. Champagne/ Congac. US car, mint. $15,900 1970280 SL. White/red, 4-speed, 2 tops, alloys. $17,500. 1986 560 SL. Metallic black/black. Chromes, very strong. $14,900. MG 1955 TF 1500. Red/black, wire wheels, super original. $16,500. 1960 MGA 1600. Red/black, recent restoration. Very nice. $16,900. 1968 MGB. Primrose/black, very original, black plates, solid wheels. $7,500. 1969 MGB. Black/black leather, great car, good value. $9,500. 1977 Midget. Green/black. 35,000 miles. Great fun car. $4,900. Oldsmobile 1962 Cutlass F85 cony. Red/red, V8, auto, black plates. $8,500. Pontiac 1967 Firebird convertible. Yellow/black, 6-cyl., auto, super original. $9,500. Porsche 1960356 B Super Cabriolet. White/ blue leather, new top, interior. $35,500. 1965 356 C Coupe. White/blue, 77,000 miles, window sticker, very original. $24,900. 1983 928 S. Black/tan. 5-speed, 90,000 miles. $5,000 spent, late rims, great car. $6,900. Rolls - Royce 1960 Silver Cloud II. White/red, very strong, looks great. $15,500. 1981 Silver Spur. White/red, 1 owner, 64,000 miles. Strong. $19,500. Triumph 1967TR4A. White/black, black plates, 2-owner, very original. $11,000. Automotive Art 15 limited-edition Harold Cleworth prints available. For more information visit www.chequeredflag.com!

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The Wrenching :Mimm  TRUTH A look at repair and restoration shops recommended by SCM subscribers. Please send your suggestions for shops for us to consider to copyed@sportscarmarket.com , fax 5031252-5854. O Hjeltness Restorations by Bill Neill them in here now," Hjeltness said recently. "When you walk into our shop, you enter a time warp and go back into the '50s and '60s." His interest in 300SLs began in 1957 when his older brother Darrel bought a '55 Gullwing. Jerry owned a brand-new Chevrolet at the time, but it sat unused while he spent all of the time behind the wheel of his brother's Benz. Finally, he got rid of the Chevy and bought his own Gullwing, a '57, in 1960. Hjeltness was a tool maker and an apprentice in a machine shop, and detailing Mercedes 300SLs was his hobby. He started with his own car's engine bay, painting and plating parts, and then began to perform this service in his garage for other 300SL owners. "For twenty-three years, I averaged one car a year," he said. As more and more cars began showing up at his garage, his hobby turned into a career. His son Eric joined the business after completing high school. Together, they take care of most of the engine and transmission work while Jerry's wife, Sue, runs the front office. "He is a craftsman; there isn't anybody better," said SCM subscriber Bruce Kersey of Gig Harbor, Washington. Kersey ships his '57 300SL roadster down to Hjeltness's southern California shop once or twice a year for maintenance. n the West Coast, Jerry Hjeltness (pronounced "jeltness") has become a "goto guy" for 300SL roadster and coupe maintenance and restoration. "I have eight of Doing bodywork on these cars can be difficult. Many panels of the 300SLs are aluminum, including the deck lid, doors, rockers and belly pans. If a damaged body panel is so close to the frame that there's not enough room to hammer it straight or cut it out, they remove the body from the frame and place it on a special fixture while repairs are made. Also, new body parts are often made from scratch. its original design from the racing 300SLR. A dry sump, oil cooler and fuel injection were standard, and the engine was tilted 45 degrees to allow for a lower hoodline. "We've fixed a lot of bent fenders on 300SLs, and once put one that had rolled back together," he said. "But we've never come across one with a bent or twisted frame. These cars are incredibly rigid." Hjeltness doesn't broker cars, or buy and sell them. However, he likes to see the prices rise because owners are then more willing to spend money restoring them. He noted that while coupes traditionally bring a little more cars. For instance, a car with an incorrect paint scheme can always be stripped and resprayed, but sometimes an owner polishes the intake manifold on top of the engine, and eliminates the look of the rough casting. "You can't get that back," he said. At a national concours, a polished intake would be a deduction. Hjeltness has worked on a few cars for European owners. He noted that in Europe, they are not as concerned about authenticity. A European owner might install ABS brakes on his 300SL,which would be considered blasphemy here. "They drive their cars," he said. "We have a few US-owned cars that are driven regularly, but really there is a very high percentage of show cars." However, Hjeltness believes in the US there is a growing interest in driving and enjoying 300SLs. A few Gullwing owners even vintage race them, although this crowd is small indeed. They take on full or partial restorations. "We have our own upholsterer, two painters and a body man," Hjeltness explained, "so that we really have control over nearly every aspect of a project." Over the years, Hjeltness has had the opportunity to examine a variety of original 300SLs, some with as few as 15,000 miles. "We know how these cars looked when they were new," he said. "We have the right original-style clamps and the correct screws, if that's what a customer wants." But sometimes screws and clamps are the least of a customer's concerns. Hjeltness, who estimated that his shop has completed more than thirty body-off restorations and twenty partial restorations, mentioned that about half the time, a car will arrive at his door disassembled, in boxes. Shops without any SL experience start taking one apart and quickly get in over their heads. "They find out there's a lot to this car," Hjeltness said. "It's not like an MG." After all, the tube-framed 3005L took 20  Tube frame of Mercedes 300SL separated from body. Shop  Owner  Location  Number of staff  Number of bays  Years in operation  Hourly rate  Specialty  Phone  Hjeltness Restorations Jerry Hjeltness Escondido, CA 7 8 17 $50 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 760/746-9966 Recommended by .. SCM subscriber Bruce Kersey than roadsters, the open cars actually take more time, and cost more, to restore. "There's a lot of work into making the folding top and matching boot right, plus you've got a removable hard top, roll-up windows and a more complicated dashboard with a glovebox and more trim to restore," he commented. Hjeltness cautioned owners to think before "enhancing" the appearance of their With the going price for a thorough restoration of a 300SL at around $250,000, it doesn't make financial sense to buy a car and have it restored. But SL owners have their own emotional reasons for bringing a car back to life. "We just did probably the worst car in the whole world," Hjeltness commented. This neglected roadster had been driven in rain and snow, and then stored outside for years. By the time it arrived at his shop in Escondido, every bolt and nut and screw was rusted together. After he pulled the body and had it dipped in stripper to remove rust, he could look right through some of the panels. But after a complete restoration, including much new sheet metal, Hjeltness pronounced the finished car to be "very nice." It was a car that had a special significance to the owner, and he just wanted to see it look like new again. "When you get right down to it, a 300SL is just a car, and you don't have to be a rocket scientist to take one apart," said Hjeltness. But they do require painstaking attention to detail, and being around them full time for the last two decades helps. "There's a rhythm to putting a 300SL back together," he said. "If you do all your prep work right, get all your subassemblies done properly, and methodically go at it, you can come out with a really nice car. But if you cut corners, or let little stuff slip by you, when you're all done, you probably won't be happy." "We specialize in just 300SLs," he continued, "because we'd rather do one kind of car right, to world-class standards, than do a lot of different types of cars, with perhaps none of them ever being done just right."• Sports Car Market

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Restoration - Service Sales - Automobilia Memorabilia - Gift Shop EIJII.Dcr tIVE MST www.guildclassiccars.com Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:30 -5:00 Sat: 9:30 - 3:00 1936 Custom Cord  454 Big Block Chevy  1950 Custom Mercury The Guild of Automotive Restorers is a full service restoration facility serving the needs of the International collector car hobby. We do everything in house from mechanical to upholstering so that we control the quality of every task performed during a restoration. One of our proudest accomplishments over the years has been the assembling of our team of expert craftsmen who range from the very gifted young to the old hands with forty years experience under their belt. They are indisputably the top of their profession and this results in restorations which can be accomplished as efficiently and effectively as is possible with such a difficult task. Restoration is an expensive proposition no matter how it is done but it is always more expensive to restore a car improperly, especially if the restorers are experimenting. To be the most cost, and more importantly, quality effective you need experienced personnel working on your car with a master restorer overseeing the whole procedure. This is what you get at The Guild and it is for that reason that collectors and enthusiasts from all over North America bring their cars to The Guild. If you would like an even better idea of what we do let me encourage you to visit our web site www.guildclassiccars.com where you can see our services listed in detail and you can get a taste of our expertise. 1934 Bentley 1964 Chevy Impala SS 409 1934 Bugatti Type 57 Stelvio We feel that one of the most important things in a restoration project is your comfort level. We remember that this is a hobby and a passion for you the same way it is an art and a passion for us. If you have a project you would like to discuss, please do not hesitate to call. We look forward to hearing from you. The Guild of Automotive Restorers PO Box 1150, 44 Bridge St., Bradford, ON L3Z 2B5 Canada Tel: (905)775-0499 Fax: (905) 775-0944

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- J.C. Taylor Antique Auto Insurance Information Sheet 1 (800) 345-8290 (610) 853-1300 Underwritten by Maryland Casualty Company (A member of the worldwide Zurich Insurance Group ) with offices and claim facilities in principal U.S. cities. Applicant  Address  1. Operator License Number  Date of Birth  Occupation  Zip  Phone Number ( Number of Antique Autos owned 2. List all losses in past three years and moving violations—antique and modern cars. (Date-Cause-Payment.) 3. Total Annual Mileage: Club Functions  Other Purposes  4. Name of antique or car club to which you belong  5. List modern cars used for daily transportation (owned)  (or company cars)  6. Where are cars garaged? Under one roof? Construction of garage—brick-frame-fire resistive  7. Has rated horsepower or other specifications been changed? Yes  No  8. The following coverages are available. Indicate those desired by placing "X" in proper boxes. • Liability ($100,000 single limit) Bodily Injury and Property Damage. Annual Rates: 1st car $15.00, 2nd $10.00, 3rd $5.00 Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist—Rates as required by your State. Car 1 $  Car 2 $  Car 3 $  0 Liability ($300,000 single limit) Bodily Injury and Property Damage. Annual Rates: 1st car $20.00, 2nd $14.00, 3rd $8.00 O Medical Payments of $1,000.: 1st car $4.00, 2nd car $3.00, 3rd car $2.00. Units in excess of 3, NO CHARGE Physical Damage O Physical Damage (Comprehensive Includes Fire and Theft)—Annual Rate— $0.35 per $100 of insurance for each vehicle. NO DEDUCTIBLE. Vehicles 25 yrs. or older. O Physical Damage (Collision)—Annual Rate—$0.35 per $100 of insurance for each vehicle. NO DEDUCTIBLE. Vehicles 25 yrs. or older. '10  (Note—Collision is not written as a singular coverage but is available with Comprehensive.) Physical Damage (Comprehensive Includes Fire and Theft)—Annual Rate—$0.70 per $100 of insurance for each O vehicle. NO DEDUCTIBLE. Vehicles less than 25 yrs. Physical Damage (Collision)—Annual Rate—$0.70 per $100 of amount of insurance for each vehicle. NO DEDUCTIBLE. Vehicles less than 25 yrs. 9. Date this coverage is to be effective  Policy Minimum Premium $50.00 We Require: 1. PHOTO of all vehicles listed 2. APPRAISAL for each vehicle valued at $20,000 or over ANTIQUE AUTOS TO BE INSURED Year  1.  2.  3.  4.  Use separate sheet for additional cars to be insured. An application may be forwarded to you for additional information. My vehicle(s) will be used mainly in exhibitions, club activities, parades and other functions of public interest and will not be used primarily for the transportation of passengers or goods. If you are a resident of FL, PA, or NJ, send copy of regular car policy.  NOT AVAILABLE IN ALL STATES. Signature:  Date:  Note: Your insurance will become effective upon payment of the entire premium, acceptance of the risk and compliance with all state specific laws and regulations. Please sign and forward with your remittance, payable to: J.C. TAYLOR ANTIQUE AUTO INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. ,   320 South 69th Street • Upper Darby, Pennsylvania 19082 web site: www.jctaylor.com _J Body Type  Make  Series or Model  V.I.N. (Vehicle I.D. Number)  Serial or Motor Number  Present Valuation (Amount of Insurance) If yes, explain:  1

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W(/ ■...... Market Review a Buyer's Guide La rivista del velocissimo e del bellissimo Ill) ANONIMA LOMBAROA FABBRICA AUTOMOBIll iiPOU  MILANO 'U N? 1951 Alfa Romeo Villa d'Este Cabriolet Chassis number: 918089 Engine number: 928305 estined to be the last of the separate-chassis Alfas, the 2500 debuted in 1939 as a development of the preceding 6C 2300B. The engine was, of course, the latest version of Alfa's race-developed twin-cam six, its 2443cc displacement having been enlarged by boring out the 2300 cylinders by 2 mm for a bore and stroke of 72 x 100 mm. Maximum power ranged from 90 bhp for the single-carburetor Sport model to 105 bhp for the triple-carb Super Sport. Production of the model spanned the war, finally ending in 1953, with a total run of 2,594. This handsome 6C 2500 carries Superleggera four-seater cabriolet coachwork by Touring of Milan, and retains its original 105-bhp Super Sport engine, as indicated on the chassis plate. Most Villa d' Este models were fixed-head coupes built on the short-wheelbase three-meter chassis, and a cabriolet such as this on the standard 3.25-meter chassis is rare. Distinctive styling touches include disappearing exterior door handles, door pulls and amber window winders and switchgear. Chassis number 918089 was delivered new in October 1951 to Garage Conva, in Vaduz, Lichtenstein, subsequently spending much of its life in Chile. The current owner acquired the car in Santiago in 1983. The bodywork was restored six years ago by Los Hermanos Torres, of Santiago, and the mechanical refurbishment was undertaken by the owner himself. Only a handful of miles has been covered since completion. The car is in running condition, though would probably benefit from a service, and, apart from a few easily rectifiable cosmetic blemishes, the body, paint and brightwork are all in very good condition. The brown soft top is easily erected. This coachbuilt Italian Gran Turismo comes with Registro Internazionale Touring Superleggera letter of acceptance and Alfa Romeo factory production certificate. Years produced  Number produced Original list price   SCM Price Guide  This car sold for $93,620 at the Brooks Goodwood Festival of Speed weekend on June 23, 2000. The sale price was twice the auction house's estimate, but below the SCM Price Guide of $100,000 to $150,000 for this model. The low initial estimate was due to the car's condition. SCM's Richard Hudson-Evans reports that the Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis # Engine #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  (coupe) 3,200,000 Lire; $5,100 (1952); $50 (Bosch equivalent) Bulkhead Intake side of block 6C2500 Register, Malcolm Harris, Parkside Publications, 999 3rd Ave., Ste 3210, Seattle, WA 98104 www.alfaromeo.com Cisitalia 202 cabriolet, Maserati A6 1500, Talbot-Lago 4.5, Delahaye 135 or 235 car showed only 5 km (8 miles) on the odometer but was "incomplete and needed finishing. [It was] over-thickly painted and missing wiper arms and blades." An auction description containing phrases such as "running condition. . .benefit from a service. . .easily rectifiable cosmetic blemishes," signals that the new owner will have much to do before the car is truly reliable and presentable. Interestingly, the ex-Eric Clapton 6C 2500 SS PF-bodied cabriolet sold for $126,000 at the same show, perhaps raising the interest in the Villa d'Este. There is probably not a single auction description of an Alfa Romeo that does not make reference to one of Alfa's "race-developed" features. In point of fact, the 6C 2500 model, like its predecessor; the 6C 2300, was conceived as a passenger car Most of the models produced were some- 24  what slow and heavy for their heritage, in spite of model designations like "Pescara," "Mille Miglia" and "Super Sport." Even sporting 6C 2500s do well to approach 100 mph, and it was not until 1948 that the 6C2500 Competizione appeared with an engine developing 145 bhp for a top speed of 125 mph. An experimental car the 6C 3000 C50, was developed by Colombo from the 6C 2500 Competizione and ran in the 1950 Mille Miglia. By all accounts it was an evil-handling beast. However, the significance of the 6C 2500 cars cannot be underestimated. The svelte, sparely decorated bodies from Touring and Pinin Farina on this chassis helped set the direction of the post-war automobile. The 6C 2500s offered fully independent suspension with rear torsion bars and a handsome twin-cam engine. Models included single-, dual- and triple-carburetor engines and short- and long-wheelbase designations. Styles ranged from two-place cabriolets to limousines. 1939-1953 292 (Super Sport) $95,000 - $145,000 approx. $500 The fact that 956 6C 2500s were produced in 1947 says something about Alfa 's ability to protect its pre-war stock of parts, and a lot about the resilience of the Italian spirit. If there had been no war, it is likely that Alfa would have moved quickly to replace the 6C 2500. The 511 model of 1938, designed to succeed the 6C 2500, featured a 90-degree V8 en- gine of 2260cc that developed 94 bhp and could power the 2,300-lb, four-door sedan to 100 mph. The S10 sedan of the same year offered a 60-degree V12 engine of 3.5 liters and produced 140 hp for a top speed of just over 100 mph. As the Italian fortunes began to unravel, and bombs began to fall, Alfa moved its design department north to Lake Orta, where Wifredo Ricart designed the more-modest 6C2000 Gazelle, a six-passenger sedan powered by a 1954cc engine in a fully independent chassis. Only one of these cars was ever fully assembled and it remains the undiscovered grail of post-war Alfadom. This Villa D'Este, in its tired condition, brought all the money and more. The new owner has a rare piece, but paid a hefty price for that privilege.—Pat Braden (Photo and data courtesy of the auction company.)• Sports Car Market

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FL 58 GIULIETTA SPIDER, Normale 750, nice restored car in white w/red leather, $18,500. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206-4676531. FAX 206-467-6532. WA 59 SPRINT GIULIETTA, solid restorable car, sat in body shop many years, apart but complete, glass, trim, lenses, chrome, all there, vintage eligible, worth this in parts alone $1,750. Blue & White Motors Inc, 508-399-6320. 888-738-6320.MA AR1012000239, complete bare metal restoration; no rust or Bondo, new chrome, Rosso Rubino with new gray leather w/piping, new Pirellis, new rubber hoses, window & door seals, new suspension bushings and shocks, mechanically excellent, newly rebuilt Veloce engine, original block also available, 72,000 60  SPRINT  SPECIALE, 63 GIULIA SPIDER, Concours restoration, 1600cc, dual Webers, $20,000. Northshore Sportscars, 847-247-0447. IL 63 SPIDER, good condition, no rust, $10,000. 618-222-1122. IL 65 2600, restored, beautiful $20,500. 514494-7825. CANADA QC 65 GIULIA VELOCE, white w/blk, fully restored, matching #'s and correct Veloce, 3rd owner over 10 yrs, $27,000. 203-4814222. CT 66 1600 GIULIA SPIDER, Normale, 101.23, restored to near show condition, 250 hours in bodywork (no plastic), engine, trim, suspension, brakes, interior, top, all restored or replaced, Alfa red, black top, interior, $19,000 US $. 905684-2611. FAX 905-684-3004. CANADA ON 66 GTV, red/tan, full professional restoration, leather interior, Sperry stage 5 2Liter, 45 mm Webers, Mini-Lites, R-1 tires, Nardi wheel, much more, $15,000. 570-825-0571. PA 67 DUETTO, blk/blk, hot street or vintage race, strong 1750cc, great 2nd gear, no leaks, Panasports, electronic ignition, sump guard, street roll bar, stock & free-flow air cleaners, Webers, KYB gas shocks, CA/C0 69 DUETTO, red w/blk, not Concours, but a beautiful driver, new fuel and brake lines, Konis, etc, everything works, $12,000. 203-481-4222. CT 71 JUNIOR ZAGATO, 1 of 38 in USA, silver/blk, strong European 1750cc, great 2nd gear, star mags plus original wheels, Koni shocks, nice overall condition, $16,500 OBO. 303-973-2436. CO 72 MONTREAL, rare V8 super car, 47K miles, runs great, rust-free, NYS registered, blIc/blk, $15,750. 201-995-9011. NJ 73 SPIDER, restored, beautiful, Webers, $9,900. 514-494-7825. CANADA QC 76 ALFETTA GT, red/blk interior, pristine original condition, 29K miles $5,500. 773-777-6807. IL 76 SPIDER VELOCE, spent over $10K on restoration, red w/blk interior, call for details, $8,000 obo. 608-873-1590. WI 78 ALFETTA SPORT SEDAN, 82K miles, silver, recently painted, excellent condition mechanically, a great daily driver, recently serviced, new tires, shocks, brakes, etc, $3,900 OBO. 703-830-5137. VA 79 ALFETTA SPRINT, Veloce coupe, 4cyl, 5-spd, red w/tan cloth, wood wheel, sunroof, pb, 77K miles, $5,000. Chicago Car Exchange, 847-680-1950. FAX 847680-1961. IL 79 SPIDER VELOCE, green w/tan canvas top, 100K+ miles, mechanically sound, S.CA car until last yr, minor bodywork to be perfect, $3,000 OBO. Rebecca, 410-6341174. MD 81 SPIDER, beautiful bronze metallic paint with nice tan interior and new tan top, runs and drives great, low miles, garaged and pampered, excellent TX body, $5,000. Forristall's, 281-531-9090. TX 82 VAN, (not a misprint!), delivery truck from Romano Alfa in Brescia, Italy, Perkins diesel, front wheel drive, runs strong, ultra rare, great for advertising Italian repair shop or race team, $3,500. 805-969-2787. CA 85 CALLAWAY GTV6, red w/blk leather, pristine, original, 66K mile car, full engine rebuild and detail, alum rad, Konis, Jongbloed wheels, etc, records and rare lit, 1 of 35, $32,000. 203-481-4222. CT 85 GTV6, red, vgc, meticulously maintained, original owner, no mods, $4,500. 203-4530050 eves. 860-441-4368 days. CT 86 QUADRIF'OGLIO SPIDER, beautiful $9,900. 514-494-7825. CANADA QC 86 SPIDER CONVERTIBLE, white/blk, 100K miles, Quadrifoglio wheels, new top, brakes, tires, exhaust, battery, $4,800. 248360-7340. MI 87 SPIDER VELOCE CONV, blk/blk leather, 5-spd, a/c, $3,000. Chicago Car Exchange, 847-680-1950. FAX 847-6801961. IL 88 MILANO, 4-door, 3L, red, 88K tni, parts from 2 other Verdes, price takes all $5,000. Ken Wears, 614-874-4237. OH Uliveri7biginecrina Jon Norman's ALFA PARTS 'I New, extremely competitive "value pricing" on all parts. Over 20 years of Alfa experience. Street & race. '/1300, 1600, 1750, 2000, V6 - we know them all ORDERS WILL NOT GET LOST & YOU WILL GET THE RIGHT PART THE FIRST TIME! In California, call: 1-800-890-ALFA (2532) or 510-525-9435 Fax: 510-525-9519 October, 2000  750-101-102-105-106-115-116-119-164 The largest stock in North America makes AR Ricambi your first choice for all your Alfa Romeo parts needs • Replacement Parts: Engine, drive line, sheet metal, glass, rubber. 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F RitAIR I Chassis number: 6201 Engine number: 6201 Jaguar Cars originally purchased this car, and it was then stripped by Jaguar technicians to study. Employee Bob Blake, the American responsible for the design of the FHC E-type, bought and kept the car for nine years. It shows approximately 58,300 miles, believed to be original. ntroduced at the 1964 Brussels Motor Show as a successor to the 330 America, the 4-liter, 300-hp, Mark 1 330 GT 2+2 with 4-speed synchromesh gearbox had well-spaced ratios and a single dry-plate clutch in unit with the engine, with a Laycock electrically operated overdrive fitted behind the gearbox. The rear axle had an 8/34 ratio, good for 152 mph at 6,400 rpm. With disc brakes all round, 100 mph to 0 braking was possible in just 375 feet. A popular model and a true GT, with some 1,080 examples being sold, the 330 GT is a genuine four-seater with generous luggage space. Offering perhaps the most affordable entry into classic V12 Ferrari motoring, in Oxford Blue with gray hide and Borrani wheels, this attractive car is said to be in very good overall condition. Estimated at $22,000 to $27,000, S/N 6201 sold for $27,600 at Brooks' Goodwood Festival of Speed auction on June 23, 2000. Richard Hudson-Evans, SCM' s man on the spot, judged it #2 condition with worn but original leather and a recent good respray. For the guy in the 1960s who rhapsodized about a sports car but also had a family, buying a Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 finessed the whole problem. Even though it had a back seat, it still carried the prancing horse on the nose and provided the unmatched sound of 12 cylinders from the fourtipped exhaust. Ferrari sold over 1,000 in 31/2 years, almost matching the combined total of the two-passenger Lussos, Berlinettas and Spyders built during that period. People bought these cars for daily transportation. My family offive traveled 4,000 miles, from Atlanta, Georgia, to the Black Hills of South Dakota and back, in the early '70s in our 1965 four-headlight 330 2+2. Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  In the case of this particular car buying a Ferrari knowing it was taken apart by Jaguar is an interesting gamble. We can only hope that Jag engineers had a greater attention to detail than the folks on the Jag production lines in the '60s. With engine rebuilds pushing $20K plus, it would have been nice, as well as prudent, to have had the opportunity to petform a leak-down test, and to make sure the overdrive was functioning, before bidding. But that's the chance you take at auction. Also, these early cars, before S/N #7500 or so, didn't have valve seals, so it's rare to find one that doesn't smoke. In the old days, just as kids weren't encased in car seats, some smoke was tolerated and even expected from a '60s Ferrari. Not today. A couple ofyears ago, a friend driving through Cannel after leaving Concorso Italian° in his beautiful but smoking 250 GTE 2+2 was chastised by more than one pedestrian and yelled at to get off the road Web sites  Alternatives  October, 2000  Market Review Buyer's Guide 1964 Ferrari 330 GT 2 + 2 Adding factory-type valve seals is a $5K to $10K proposition. And while a good, experienced amateur can do a lot of the greasy work on rebuilding the engine to save costs, building the heads has to be done by an experienced Ferrari mechanic. 330 heads are especially critical because the large valves are 4 mm longer than 250 valves, and the heads leave little room for error and little metal around and between valve seats. Cracks between plug holes and valve seats are common because of this lack of metal; specialists who will attempt welding repairs on irreplaceable heads are scarce and expensive. Tune-up/major service  Distributor caps  Chassis #  Engine #  (2- and 4-headlight models) $1,800 2 @ $250 each Right front chassis/engine mount Right rear engine mount Clubs .... Ferrari Club of America, Box 720597, Atlanta, GA 30358; Ferrari Owners Club, 8642 Cleta St., Downey, CA 90241 Ferrari 400i, Jaguar SIII E-type V12 2+2 www.ferrariclubofamerica.org ; www.FerrariOwnersClub.org Lamborghini Espada, It's a myth that the switch from the early, inelegant four-headlight model to the relatively attractive two-headlight car coincided with a host of mechanical improvements. In fact, in early 1965, starting with S/N 6939, my old four-headlight car, a new five-speed was used, replacing the difficult-to-repair Laycock overdrive. The Peugeot magnetically clutched cooling fan gave way to a straightforward Lucas thermostatically controlled fan motor and pedals became hung rather than through the floor, with a significantly improved brake booster 125 of these four-headlight, fivespeed cars were built before the two-headlight body went into production in late 1965. Starting with S/N 7553, most of these last 455 cars had the desirable, smog-fighting valve seals. Many came with A/C, power windows, and other refinements. Half of the improvements for the owner; halffor the mechanic. The gearbox/valve seals/improved braking and cooling combination make spending a little more for a later 330 a prudent decision. 1964-1967 1,080 $30-38,000 $12,000 If this car has reasonable mechanics, it's a very inexpensive way to enjoy a traditional Fer- rari V12 without leaving your family behind. Just be careful to fill the photo album with shots emphasizing the side or rear quarter view. But if you're seriously in the 2+2 market, consider moving up to the $35,000 range for a later car. It's well worth the difference.—John Apen ( Photo and data courtesy of auction company.)• 27

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The $ 1 5 K Side Marker Lights SCM, page 65, sold at $56,400.—ED.) and would like your advice as I consider the following modifications. D earMr. Sheehan: lam contemplating having the following bodywork done to the 365 Boxer that I bought at the Christie's Auction on June 17, 2000 (S/N 18745, reported August 2000 To the front bonnet: Remove DOT side marker lights (holes were drilled previously) and replace with production markers, repair holes and refinish entire bonnet in same yellow color refinish center louvers to correct silver color, paint and install correct 365 front valance (it now has a 512 valance). Rear bonnet: Remove DOT side marker lights as above (including refinishing of entire bonnet), relocate Ferrari script from side to top of bonnet, remove prancing horse emblem from fuel filler cap and refinish, remove extra two rows of outside louvers (by fabricating new pieces and welding into place), refinish center louver from black to body color, correctly mount and refinish carburetor cov- ers (mounting rivets are currently visible), refinish small matte black louvers behind carb covers, and refinish lower rear valance. A body shop has provided the following cost estimates (with $55/hr labor rates): Front bonnet, $5,000 (excluding the cost of the front valance piece). Rear bonnet, $11,100. Another estimate, for refinishing the middle section of the car (door roof etc.) in the same original color totals approximately $8,700. The total for the repairs and respray, in the current color, is $24,800. I have been operating under the premise that! could repaint the entire car in a different color for around $15,000. Therefore, these estimates seem high to me, but! confess to "bodywork ignorance." Your thoughts?—Steve Biagini, Westmont, IL Steve, I had a chance to look at your car at the Christie's Auction, and despite the few modifications to the bodywork, thought it seemed extremely honest—and I also thought you got a great buy. Now you've brought it home, and, like all collector car owners, are determined to spend some money on it. It's a kind of "ritual of personalization,"—we all do it, and can't seem to help ourselves. You don't like the side marker lights, the extra rear louvers, or the extra prancing horse. So. . .you have two options. First, just keep it as it is, drive it and enjoy it, and spend nothing. Rationalize that the side marker lights are required to meet US DOT standards, the extra louvers probably helped dissipate underhood heat, and with the extra horsie emblem on the gas tank cap, every gas station attendant will be able to figure out what kind of car you have. If you can't live with the side marker lights, extra louvers and emblem, things will get expensive in a hurry. In theory you can fill in the side marker lights and spot paint the areas, but there are no "break points" on the large flat We make leasing as simple as turning the key. •  L_ FINANCIAL SERVICES Serving your leasing needs since 1978 Premier 28  47 Sherman Hill Road Woodbury, CT 06798 203-267-7700 FAX: 203-267-7773 DEALER INQUIRIES WELCOME Visit our Website at www.WhyNotLease.com Sports Car Market

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panels of a 365 BB to blend the paint. Consequently, you will end up painting the complete nose and tail. Matching the colors will be difficult, at best, so realistically, you will end up painting the complete car —just to get rid of some side marker lights. As part of a respray/repair/reundercoating, the front and rear bonnets will have to come off, be disassembled and then refitted. That labor is factored into the paint jobs. Aside from the paintwork, the labor to make the flush-mounted butt-welded pieces to fill in the front marker light holes and then metal finish them to (almost) no-filler-required standards should be one day's labor or about $500, perhaps even a bit less. Labor for the side lights on the rear deck will be about the same, $500, as will the fabrication labor to remove the extra louvers. ending up at 175 hours, or $9,500. Add another $2,000 for materials, plus $1,500 in side-marker repairs, and you are at $13,000. If you don't change colors, you don't necessarily have to re-paint the door jambs, inner striker panels, etc., so you can subtract another 20 hours or $1,100 from the estimate, bringing the total to $11,900. So let's sum this up. Choice 1, do nothing:  Choice 2, respray entire car and change color:  Cost, zero. Cost, $16,500. You haven't mentioned why you are considering changing the color of your car. It's striking in yellow, and really, does the world need another red Boxer? Nonetheless, my estimate to strip and paint the entire car with a color change, including color sand and buff, and respraying the black areas, would be about 225 hours. At $55 per hour, that's about $12,500. Then add $2,500 for materials. So, $15,000 plus the $1,500 in side marker/louver repair above, for $16,500. Of course, this assumes that when you strip the car, you find virgin, untouched sheets of extraordinarily straight metal that show no signs of previous impact. We can all dream, can't we? I would not color change a car without stripping it first. However, if you choose not to chemically strip the car, you save about 50 hours, So, to me, the $24,800 you were quoted seems high. I would suggest getting another quote, or at least another opinion. In your part of the country, I've had good luck with Motion Products (Neenah, Wisconsin). Contact Wayne Obry at 920/725-4688. Choice 3, respray car, change color without stripping: Cost,$13,000. Choice 4, respray car without color change:  On the financial side, a "best-in-the-world" 365 Boxer is a $100,000 car, while a beater normally sells for around $60,000. Since you bought your car so reasonably, you could spend another $20,000 and not be under water. Cost, $11,900. However, my advice is the same to anyone who has just gotten a used Ferrari. Drive it for a couple of months. See how you feel about it—let the car have a chance to talk with you. You may find out that the things that bother you right now become insignificant after you've had the car around for awhile. If not, you can always start writing checks and join the rest of us as we put the children of restoration shop owners through college.• ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular text classified only $15 per month. Parts/Parts Wanted Ads FREE for private party subscribers! 52212, s/n 0219, 1-off Vignale coupe, ivory and gray, exquisite in both form and detail, 3-carb engine, very original, including full interior, nothing missing, many interesting details, $395,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754. CA 52 212 EUROPA, s/n 0183 EL, full history known, rebodied by Carrozzeria Allegretti as a touring Barchetta in 1985, 4-barrel Webers, has competed in numerous historic events, immaculate $425,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754. 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Garry Roberts, 949-6502690. CA 64 LUSSO, red w/tan leather, fresh paint, immaculate, drives beautifully, $149,900. John Levy, Dlr, 954-626-5508. FL October, 2000  65 275 GTB SHORT NOSE, red metallic, black interior, $180,000. 954-7832307. FL 65 330 GT 2+2, 5-spd, Borranis, under 10K, European model, beautiful car, only trade up/down for pre-1968 Jaguar, unusual British cars, 610-562-4878. PA 66 330 GTC, s/n 9901, 28K km, new drk blue paint, tobacco interior (original combination), restoration by McCabe, new Borranis, factory a/c, stunning car, professional restoration, low original miles, $89,000. 847-251-2828. FAX 847-2568674. IL 67 330 GTC, silver, red leather, a/c, Borranis, complete engine rebuild, documented 1-owner history with books, tools and records, superb cosmetics and mechanical condition throughout, $105,000. Motor Classic, 914-997-9133. FAX 9 14-9979136. NY 67 330 GTC, s/n 11257, red w/nice original black interior, beautiful body and paint, detailed engine, excellent example, $88,500. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-6539754. CA 68 330 GTC, factory a/c, Borrani ww, ice blue/blk leather, magnificent throughout, $92,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-5229900. FL 69 DAYTONA COUPE, red/blk w/red inserts, non-plexi, correct, no headrest, wires, wood steering wheel, $94,500. Forza, 860350-1140. FAX 860-350-1148. CT 70 365 GT 2+2, blue, excellent V12 engine and 5-spd trans, factory a/c, power steering, brakes and windows, IRS, drives nice but needs interior restoration, $34,500 OBO. Motorcar Gallery, 954-5229900. FL 71 DAYTONA, full competition coupe, factory conversion in '78, immaculate cosmetics, superb mechanical condition, call for more details $235,000. John Levy, Dlr, 954-626-5508. FL e mail: garryroberts@fea.net - Specializing in Pre-Owned Vintage & Contemporary renal Sales / Service / Restoration 922 Sunset Drive, Costa Mesa, CA. 92627 Tel: (949) 650-2690  rex: (949) 650-2720 29 72 365 GTC/4, Daytona Spyder, factory Spyder, red w/blk interior, 23K miles, very nice, $375,000. Barrett-Jackson, Edward Fallon, 480-421-6694. FAX 480-4216697. AZ 72 365 GTC/4 SPYDER, conversion, red w/blk interior, reinforced chassis, seat roll protection, $80,000. 304-624-4102 days. 304-842-2206. eves/wkend. WV 72 GTB/4, NART competition Daytona Spyder, 1-off alloy body by Michelotti, fastest Daytona ever on the Mulsanne Straight, converted to street by John Mecum, 6,000 miles, 98 point condition, street or track ready, $485,000. 334-2774260. AL 73 365 GTB/4, Barchetta red w/blk interior, 14K mi, partial books, ww, a very fresh car, $129,900 trades. Karam Automotive, 610-429-9990. 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FL 77 308 GTS, azure blue w/tan leather, 25K miles, a very clean original early carbureted GTS which has many recent mechanical updates, call for details, $34,900. PAR Classics and Exotics, 914-637-8800. NY•

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Vintage Rally CALENDAR OCTOBER 1st Annual Vintage SAAB "Out Along The Rivers," September 29-October 1. Any 1950-1980 SAABs. Contact: www.wmsbrg.com/saab/meet2000 Forza Mille V12, 1-6. Any Ferrari, any V12. Contact: Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/ 645-6069; www.vintagerallies.com SOVREN MaryHill Hi&limb, 7. Contact: Judy Buckingham, 206/232-4644 (WA); rebjrmd@ix.netcom.com California Mile Autunno, 12-15. Post'57, pre-'75 cars. Contact: Martin Swig, 415/292-2700 (CA) Australia's Melbourne Mine, 24-28. TR3/MGA; AH 100 class. Contact: Martin Swig, 415/292-2700 (CA) Halloween Rallye, 28. British Motoring Club of Northern Colorado. Contact: jbeard@lamar.colostate.edu NOVEMBER Rainbonnet Concours, 3-5. Oregon region Porsche club. Contact: Duncan Crebbin, 503/702-1806 (OR); dmcmac85@ao1.com Veteran Car Run, 5. Hyde Park, London, England. Non-commercial vehicles produced up to December 31, 1904. Contact: www.msauk.org 14-15. Phoenix, AZ. Contact: Shanda Olsson, vara@msn.com; www.vararacing.com HSR Savannah Historic Races, 19-22. Sports racing cars through '76, production cars through '74. Roebling Road Raceway, GA. Contact: 888/477-5999 (FL); www.hsrrace.com ing or GT cars or any Ford-powered performance car of any year. Contact: Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/645-6069; www.vintagerallies.com DECEMBER Brumos Daytona Continental Historics, November 30-December 1-3. Thundersports and Championship of Makes. Contact: 888/477-5999 (FL); www.hsrrace.com JANUARY 2001 VARA Brecht BMW-Lotus Challenge, New Years Day "anti-football" Run,!. All cars over 25 years old. Contact: Martin Swig, 415/292-2700 (CA) 12th Monte-Challenge, 14-19. Finish in Cannes, France. Pre-war, pre-1962, pre1968. Contact: Philip Young, classic. rally @btintemet.com ; www.carnet.co.uk MARCH 2001 Forza Amelia 11-16. Contact: Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/645-6069; www.vintage rallies.com MA Y 2001 New England 1000, 20-25. Contact: Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/645-6069; www.vintagerallies.com SEPTEMBER 2001 World Cup Rally 2001, September 29October 26. London to Morocco, 1.4- and 1.7-liter cars, no turbos. Contact: Philip Young, classic.rally@btinternet.com ; www.carnet.co.uk BCC Fall Flashback Rally, 11. British cars. Contact: Michael, 843/766-9226 (SC); camellm@palmettobug.com Texas 1000,12-17. Pre-1974 sports, rac- Forza Mille, September 30-October 5. Contact: Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/6456069; www.vintagerallies.com• Our photo, your caption. Be the author of the most accurate, most creative or most provocative response and receive a genuine, highly desirable, sure-to-be-collectible-someday 1/18 scale collector car model courtesy of USAppraisal. Ties will be arbitrarily and capriciously decided. Fax your response to 503/252-5854. e-mail: copyed@sportscarmarket.com; snailmail: Mystery, 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland, OR 97215-1429. USAppraisal MONTHLY MYSTERY PHOTO Response Deadline November 1, 2000 TEXAS 1000 November 12-17, 2000: 3rd annual 5 day/1000 mile TSD rally through the historic and lovely Texas Hill Country. Drive incredible winding back roads. View beautiful canyons, rocky streams, live oaks and golden pastures, picturesque Victorian towns and exotic wildlife. Enjoy gracious Texas hospitality and fine dining, plus unique gifts and prizes. See article in Auto Week, January 4, 1999. Open to any 1975 or earlier sports/racing/CT car or any Ford-powered performance car of any year. Presented by Ford Motor Company. $3495 per couple, all-inclusive. FORZA AMELLA March 11-16, 2001: 2nd annual 5 day/1000 mile TSD rally plus special race stages. Starting after the Amelia Island Concours, then touring Northern Florida and Southern Georgia. Overnights at Amelia Island Plantation and other top Florida resorts. Spectacular driving over winding country roads, important car museums and private collections, gracious dining, beautiful gifts and prizes and great new friends! See article in The Star, May/June, 2000. Open to any 1975 or earlier sports/racing/CT car, any Ferrari or any 12-cylinder car of any year. Presented by Mercedes-Benz USI. $3995 per couple, all-inclusive. sr 30  Sports Car Market FUTURE SCHEDULE FORZA AMELIA: March 11-16, 2001 NEW ENGLAND 1000: May 20-25, 2001 FORZA MILLE: September 30-October 5, 2001 TEXAS 1000: November 4-9, 2001 To enter or be added to our mailing list call or write : VINTAGE RALLIES, 'INC. Jackson Hill Road, Sharon, CT 06069 800-645-6069, fax: 860-364-5899 www.vintagerallies.com

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The Appraisers Corner by Steve Cram Excerpts from Actual Appraisals 1983 Ferrari 308 GTSi QV Odometer: 28,700 miles Exterior color: "Rosso Corsa" Ferrari red Interior color: Black leather with incorrect red piping. black rugs and black dash Equipment Ferrari 2927cc (178.6 CID) dohc and 4-valve V8 engine mounted transversely, five-speed all-synchromesh transmission; power windows, A/C, factory Cromodora alloy wheels, aftermarket Eclipse/Alpine sound system Condition: Using the traditional rating scale of 1 to 5 for collector cars (1, mint; 2, very good; 3, good; 4, fair; 5, poor; 6 for unredeemable junk), this fine survivor ap pears to be in #2 condition throughout or B+ to A- on the report card, a fine example. Exterior: Elegant, high-quality repaint in Rosso Corsa. Great patience and skill shows in the prep work. If buffed out well, this car would be suitable for regional shows. Exterior brightwork is very good; lenses are #1, same for glass, exposed front and rear bumpers in almost #1 condition. Cromodora wheels are in almost #1 condition. Interior: Red piping on black leather is elegant but not original, #1; dash, #2 condition. Rear trunk area looks like it's never been used. Trunk compartment: All rugs/mats in high #2 to #1 order; not possible to tell whether they are original. Engine compartment: All tools accounted for and in their original tool roll. Undercarriage: Underside looks pampered. Muffler/ exhaust system in high #2 order, all attachments are good and no leaks noticed. Suspension and steering components have been replaced. Mechanics: Engine compartment looks clean, although not detailed for show. Wiring looks good; same with cooling system. No records accompany the car so there is no way to substantiate the miles. History: Introduced in 1974-75 with modest fanfare, consumers were quick to realize that the mid-engined V8 was a joy to drive in every respect. The four-valve 308 is favored by some enthusiasts as the best of the 3-liter series, having at least as much horsepower as the early carbureted cars, but with near-bulletproof Bosch fuel injection rather than labor-intensive Webers. This unit was produced in May 1983 for the US market. Current condition indicates a pampered vehicle which may have been over-restored as well as updated carefully through the years. While purists would find fault with the piping color and the updated sound system, they are both attractive additions. Appraised value: $30,000. While unlikely to appreciate significantly in the current market, 308 QVs offer enormous value for the money. SCM welcomes appraisals by other appraisers. Portions of appraisals presented here may be modified for editorial and privacy purposes. Please send appraisals to "Appraiser's Corner, "6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland, OR 97215. All submissions subject to editing. , October, 2000  - Since had company We travaganza nation's earned States Hills, sell We're think Las decision . ,  .4-ws.-.) ff- Tif Mitch Silver our firm was founded one simple goal: to in the business. now produce auctions and Canada. Our in Reno and in be the 1979, Silver Auctions has best collector car auction Arizona are widely premier collector a reputation as being or buy a car. proud of our track to buy or sell a of Silver Auctions Portland, Spokane, Boise, Vegas, Nevada Oregon Washington Idaho Spokane, Fountain Puyallup, Washington Hills, Arizona WA our January recognized annual car throughout the Western United Hot August Nights exauction in Fountain as being among the events. Our auctions have a fair and honest place first. CALENDAR , ve_., , COLLECTOR CAR AUCTIONS 1-800-255-4485 record. When you're making the collector car, we'd like you October 100 With November Cars Western December Silver 180 100 100 100 Cars January 650 Fort 200 Auditorium 12-15, 2001 Cars February Western McDowell Casino 10-11, 2001 Cars WA Fairgrounds In conjunction with Corvette and high-performance meet. Fax Now list of Cars For Sale available Contact Silver Auctions looking to expand to SILVER 2020 L. to sponsor COLLECTOR N MONROE, the Midwest, one week prior to each auction. an auction in your city. South and East Coast. 1-800-255-4485 SPOKANE, CAR AUCTIONS WA 99205 www.silverauctions.com . .:. j 31 OF EVENTS 6-7 Cars October Portland October Silver "Super Run 2000" 21 Cars Expo Center 28 Cars Auditorium 11 Idaho Fairgrounds 2 to to

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Collecting Thoughts My First Auction 've always preferred to buy cars from fellow enthusiasts. My Alfa 1750 GS, 1900 Zagato and the other significant cars I've owned came to me from within the circle of Alfa fanatics, and then passed on to other members. We really didn't need to advertise them; after all, the number of people who cared about them was really quite small. They weren't really collectible, they were more just special cars. As collectible cars become commodities, however, seekers of the really good stuff are willing to pay a commission for the convenience of immediate ownership. In the future, I would suspect that an ever-increasing number of the great cars will find new owners from an auctioneer's podium. Hence, it was time for me to find out what auctions are about. The first thing that impressed me at the Brooks USA Auction in Cannel, California, following Concorso Italiano, was that some cars have become true high-zoot commodities: ground round never looked so fresh. Under Brooks' giant white tent, automotive history had gathered. A diminutive 1908 Isotta Fraschini two-seater was parked outside, invitingly. Inside, intent buyers probed for faults, quietly discussed historical significance and sipped drinks from the bar. Star of the show, lot 118, an 8C 2900A Alfa Romeo, was spot-lit on the apex of the auction ramp. Its presence built quiet anticipation that we might see a new record set that evening for a pre-war Alfa. I by Pat Braden uniquely defined at an auction: what you see is not always what is happening. Reality is cloaked in jargon: "Commission bid," "With me at the podium" and "The car is here to be sold" do not define themselves, nor is there a lexicon of auction block terms in the back of the catalog. "The car is here to be sold" really puzzled me because I could not imagine an owner going to all the trouble of sending his car to an auction just to be looked at. I discovered that in auction-speak, a car which is "here to be sold" has no reserve. The people waving paddles undoubtedly understand the auction reality. You immediately recognize that the success of an auctioneer, at least an English-style one like Brooks, depends not on rhythmically exciting patter, but knowing his audience. These are his old friends out there, or newcomers that get treated like old acquaintances. He encourages eye contact and calls a few by their first names. By and large, ment inside a hole in the ground. There is a pause, then an explosion as the increment is announced. Finally, his hammer poised in warning, he searches the audience, letting the drama build. The audience hardly breathes until the hammer is slammed home to seal the sale. The successful bidder undergoes a dramatic transformation: he smiles, perhaps even laughs. Friends gather around him, shake his hand and slap him on the back. The great hunter has just bagged one with a wave of his paddle. The red Alfa 8C 2900B Touring coupe whines its way up the ramp. Anticipation builds: whatever this car makes, the 2900A will probably surpass. The pre-auction estimate by Brooks is $3 to $5 million, but the car is hammered sold at $2.8 million. Including the auction commission, the new owner is out $3,082,500 for the 1947 Mille Migliawinning, 1938 Paris salon car. Robert Brooks at the podium during the Quail Lodge Auction. There were road cars, racing cars and oneoffs, including the Bosley and Brooks Steven's 1959 Scimitar. Given a decent camera and a cooperative crowd, you could create your own coffee-table book of automotive history at this single event. You could scrutineer to your heart's content until bidding time came, and then a $35 catalog (worth the price alone for the photos and lot descriptions) was an admittance ticket for two to the show and the opportunity to spend a life's savings in a single impulsive wave of your bidder's paddle. An auctioneer interposes himself between a willing seller and a knowledgeable buyer. Auctions would be impossible if there were not ultimate trust in the honesty of the process and the integrity of the auctioneer and his company. I learned that honesty is 32  however, the process is anonymous, presumably to protect the profligate from revealing their automotive acquisition habits to the world. I crane to find the bidders who seem so obvious to the auctioneer. All I see is row after row of dispassionate faces. In contrast, the auctioneer is animated. He bobs and weaves, pleading with some to "Bid from the heart," and politely thanking those who stop bidding when their wallets tell them to. My impression is that things are selling but perhaps not for as much as the auctioneer would like; most cars seem to just make the minimum estimate. When two bidders do engage, the auctioneer courts them exclusively. He takes a higher bid smugly, then wheels and cocks his head toward the competing bidder like a curious puppy who has just detected strange move- The 8C 2900A "Boticella" Alfa comes up. It is not with its original body nor motor, but still has a wonderful provenance and patina. Bidding passes $2 million, but stalls as it approaches $3 million, the low estimate. Now, things begin to cloud in the unique reality of the auction. There is no crack of the hammer and the car is pushed off the ramp. I try to note the highest bid, but it is not clear whether it was the auctioneer or a real bidder who made it (at $2.9 million). I later find that the car did not sell, but that the high bid was nearly enough to get the deal done. It makes me wonder why someone would bid $2.9 million and then not go the extra $100,000 to own a magnificent piece of history. At the end of my first auction, I've added a few auction terms to my vocabulary. I have a better appreciation for just how sophisticated the collector car world has become, with specialists in the audience who can give you an opinion on everything from a Renault Jolly to Ferrari California Spyders. Most importantly, I confess that I found the special reality of an auction addictive. I'm studying up for my next one, and wondering just what kind of equity line of credit I could get on my house—just in case one of the special cars from my past should come across the block.— Pat Braden is the author of the Alfa Romeo Owner's Bible.• Sports Car Market

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_LAUCTION REPORT)  ( Summer et's start by getting the Monterey numbers out of the way. After four auctions in three days, 258 of 333 automotive lots sold, a 77% rate, for a total including premiums of $53,547,508. The sales total is up 21%, or $9.4M from last year. Admittedly, nearly all of this increase comes from the noreserve, 53-car sale of the cars from the Browning Estate presented by Christie's, but that doesn't devalue the sheer number of dollars and cars that changed hands in a 72-hour period. Now, let's put a rumor to rest. This is most emphatically not a replay of the 1989 feeding frenzy, when anything red whose name ended in a vowel was worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. There were no $250,000 246 GTSs, no $1M Daytona Spyders, and no $150,000 250 GTE 2+2s (much to my personal sorrow, of course). The headline cars did about what was expected, $5.6M for Christie's P3, $4.4M for RM's Shelby Daytona Coupe and $3M for Brooks' Alfa 8C 2900B Berlinetta. The growing strength in the market was in the affordable, $25,000 - $150,000 cars that are being bought for pleasure rather than speculation. In general, a Monterey buyer will pay a 15% to 30% surcharge over regular market prices for the privilege of raising his or her paddle on the Monterey Peninsula during this weekend. And for most, it's still a good deal. L The bidders at the Monterey auctions are successful in their own businesses, and come to the Historic Weekend to play and perhaps spend some of their hard-earned booty on a few toys. Rather than scour classifieds, pay for appraisals, fly to look at cars and the like, they would just as soon pop for a few extra thousand and buy a car right now, have it loaded on a classic car transport the day after the auction, and have it in their garage by the middle of the week. Based on the Monterey results, we forecast that the collector car world will continue to see a gradual increase in values for good and exceptional cars. Fright pigs and restoration projects will become increasingly difficult to sell, as immediate gratification, rather than the trauma of a long-term restoration, is really the name of the game these days. There's no hurry to buy the car of your dreams, as prices aren't going to double by the end of the year. But for a good car, they're not going to get any cheaper, either.—K.M. SCM 1-6 Scale Condition Rating 1: National concours standard/perfect. 2: Very good, club concours, some small flaws. 3: Average daily driver in decent condition. 4: Still a driver but with some apparent flaws. 5: A nasty beast that runs but has many problems. 6: A non-running car in wretched physical condition that is probably only good for parts. October, 2000 CHRISTIE'S Christie 's Pebble Beach, CA August 20, 2000 Auctioneer: Dermot Chichester Number of automotive lots: 112 Number of automotive lots sold: 98 Sale rate: 87.5% Sale total: $26,274,163 High: Lot #89, 1966 Ferrari 330 P3 sold at $5,616,000 Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 17.5% on the first $80,000, 10% thereafter Report by Dave Kinney, Dave Brownell, Chip Baldoni, Bob LeFlufy, Pat Braden and Keith Martin reparation is everything. Christie' s sale at the Equestrian Center at Pebble Beach is the culmination of nearly a year of hard work by the Christie's specialists all over the globe. They locate cars and arrange for their consignments at reasonable reserves, and then research and catalog them attractively and with a high degree of accuracy. Most of their inventory is fresh to the market, and they strive to have a high percentage of non-dealer-owned cars. Their catalog this year was a muscle-straining, three-book packet in a collectible-style slipcover. The auction tent was attractively set up (although I missed the complimentary animal crackers on the seats as provided in years past) and the auction started promptly and ran with clock-like efficiency. The evening began with an extraordinary, noreserve sale of 53 cars from the estate of Matt and Barbara Browning. It was heavily laden with early classics ranging from a 1913 Pope-Hartford two-passenger runabout to a 1930 HispanoSuiza H6B Cabriolet de Ville. Overall, the cars brought good money, and it was encouraging to see this oft-neglected segment of the market elicit such enthusiasm from the crowd. This was followed by another 57 cars, featuring sports and racing automobiles from the estate of Colorado Grand founder Robert E. Sutherland. Although the highest price of the evening was made by Ferrari P3 S/N 0844 at $5,616,000, this result was not a breathtaking surprise, as this dealer-owned car had been shopped extensively in the very thin arena of potential P3 buyers, and it was widely known that $5.5M was what it would take to buy the car. More impressive was the $160,000 brought by a Ferrari 330 GTC, and the $143,500 that a Jaguar XK 140 M roadster made. A complete lp Editor's note: Mr Brownell assisted Christie 's in the preparation of portions of their catalog. Market opinions in italics listing of the Christie's results will be posted on our www.eCarCentral.com database site. Auctioneer Dermot Chichester did a masterful job controlling the pace of the auction, and, for the most part, appeared to get every available dollar for each lot. At $26M, this was the second highest automotive auction sale total in history, surpassed only by Christie's $48M sale of 1989 in Monaco. At the Pebble Beach auction, bidders are clearly willing to pay a premium to reward Christie's for their work in pulling together a superb selection of cars, presented with respect, in a proper arena.—KM. ENGLISH CARS #106-1908 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER GHOST D-fronted Landaulette. Body by Barker. S/N 60712. Black/black leather, green cloth. RHD. Much-traveled car including exHarrah Collection. Originally a Barker Landaulette, then limo, shooting brake, tourer. Barker body superbly reproduced to as-new appearance in 1908 when delivered to first titled Scots owner. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $858,500. New body and sumptuous interior a tribute to all involved. Correct right down to original owners' heraldic device on rear doors. Amazing car Amazing price. About $300K over our own expectations. #110-1936 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM III Touring Saloon. Body by Barker. S/N 3AZ 222. Eng.# J 34 Q. Black/green leather. RHD. Heavy-handed green stripe did nothing for the car's looks. Some paint flaws, plating fair in some areas, leather and headlining showing age. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $41,125. If a PIII goes sour—and it will, eventually—it can chew up money faster than ten Parisian mistresses. This car was bought for a properly cautious figure and leaves some room for corrective surgery if needed. #56-1956 MG A 2-door Roadster. S/N HDA4316810. Dark red, twin white stripes/ 33

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SCM AUCTION REPORT: CHRISTIE' PEBBLE BEACH #80-1958 LOTUS 12F2/1 REPLICA RACING CAR Single Seater. S/N unknown. Eng.# FPF 430/20/1164. Lotus green/red • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • black cloth. LIED. Odo: 77,753 miles. Original 1959 rollbar, Mountney GT leather steering wheel, plexi windscreen, very nice detailing under the bonnet, Monocourse seatbealts/shoulder harness. Very good fit and finish. Ready to be thrashed at the track. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $25,850. SCCA racing history from the '50s (SCCA logbook #10/195). Not just an old beater that has been turned into a race car for lack of parts or modification by crash. An interesting vehicle, sold for just a few dollars more than the cost of race preparation. #91 - 1955 Jaguar XK 140 M Roadster. S/N 810733. Eng.# G1417-8. Metalflake silver/red leather. LHD. Chrome wire wheels, leather. A rebuild-it-yourself racer. More of a body shell with a crate. No motor in car. Decent paint with orange peel, ready to be buffed out in your spare time. Cracked leather steering wheel. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $21,150. Not for the faint of heart, either for restoration or for driving. Depending upon the surprises found in the included boxes, this could be a true auction bargain. Or not. Maybe we should have bought it to give to Peter Egan. #100-1960 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER CLOUD II 4-door Sedan. S/N LSTB280. Eng.# 140B5. Masons black/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 1,368 miles. Ex-Danielle Steele. Bad radio, Koni shocks, tool kit, fresh detail under hood to a show standard, some paint problems evident in seams, new top. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $58,750. Early Jaguar E-types remain a popular choice for many collectors who feel the purity of line was destroyed in the later versions. Was sold above current market price for condition. #86-1971 TYRELL-COS WORTH FORMULA I RACE CAR. S/N 004. Eng.# 125. Dark blue/black fiberglass. A build-it-yourself racer complete with shop rags stuck in chromed cam covers, intake manifold and carburetor parts. Fully restored to a very high, if not completely correct, standard. Custom radiator. Non-original paint color. Slight crease in driver's door. Huge eyeball appeal. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $143,500. This was the surprise price of the weekend, easily twice if not three times what this car might have brought trading hands privately. Chalk it up to the magic of Pebble. #97-1956 JAGUAR XK D-TYPE. S/N X1(1)545. Dark blue/silver leather. RHD. Odo: 29 miles. A beautiful restoration but not a show leather to front and to rear. Bondo to front parking lights, messy, dirty motor, dents in rear bumper. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $19,975. Bid opened at $10,000 and went in one thousand dollar jumps to $17,000 where it sold (plus commission). Cheap, and worth the money, even in this shape. It's a mystery why no bonus for celebrity value (unless you've actually read one of her books.—ED.). #96-1962 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MARK II 2+2 2-door Convertible. SIN H-BT7-L/ 16219. Eng.# 29E-RU-H/2583. Light blue/blue the exhaust. Lots of paint pops. "Appears complete." Clever head-on catalog photo shows what could be assumed as complete and assembled car. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $138,000. Sold at $18,000 above the high estimate. This ex-Jackie Stewart Tyrell has a good race history, auction catalog photo of Stewart exiting Casino Square in Monaco Grand Prix a great sales tool. Lots of work ahead for the new owner #112-1971 MCLAREN M8E/D CAN-AM RACE CAR. S/N 80-08. Dark blue/black. A 2-for-1 deal at Christie's, includes spare queen. More of a restoration ready for future track usage. Catalog write-up full of car's history, race and ownership issues. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $996,000. With D-types existing with duplicate serial numbers, cars made from one single piece of an original and some made of whole cloth, a wise buyer does research and buys from known sources. A fully vetted example is worth this money. 34 leather, white piping. LHD. Odo: 30,210 miles. Fresh leather and carpets. A very nice recent restoration. A well-sorted out and well-detailed example. Hand-painted fan shroud. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $64,625. Another no-reserve car, sold all the way to the top. Way, way over the Price Guide's value, not the best of restorations, perhaps another example of two bidders who each wanted to take this car home. Big Healeys have really been hot of late. #113-1962 JAGUAR XKE 3.8 SERIES I 2-door Convertible. SIN 876739. Eng.# 40009. Light blue/dark blue leather. LHD. Odo: 94,163 miles. Chrome wire wheels. Newer body and rolling chassis. Painted by Peter Max, sponsored by Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham. Raced carefully so as not to shunt or destroy the paintwork. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $281,000. Is it art, is it rockn-roll history or is it a race car? Bid was enough money. You'd end up with one car for your garage, the other for your living room wall. FRENCH CARS #84-1923 BUGATTI TYPE 32 Tank Replica. S/N N/A. Eng.# ex-chassis 4093. Blue/ black leather. RHD. Literally a scratch-built Sports Car Market

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1111 IIIINV,••••••• S C Al AUCTION REPORT: CHRISTIE'S PEBB BEACH done one, uprated with four-wheel brakes. Charming copper gas tank and fenders. Veteran of many events and rallies. Ex-Bob Sutherland. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $78,725. Right on the money for a Brescia, most of which carry parts switched and borrowed from kin and brethren through the years. #38-1930 HISPANO-SUIZA H6B Convertible de Ville. Body by Hibbard & Darrin. S/N 12085. Eng.# 302109. Dark green, black/ replica crafted in England and US by marque experts. Rallied and raced in America and overseas. Bears a few small battle scars from same. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $105,000. We'd wager the high bid was less than the original cost of restoration for this project, which was nothing less than a faithful replica of the original Tank in every aspect, built with typical Bob Sutherland dedication and thoroughness. #76-1925 BUGATTI TYPE 13 "BRFSCIA" 2-seat Roadster. S/N N/A. Eng.# 598. Dark blue/red leather. RHD. A "bitsa" but a well- Exotic Car Transport " ORLANDO FLORIDA Open and Enclosed Carrier Service! .7.9,  , -._ ,  ,........-,, CL ,_,,. & green leather. RHD. A stunner of a car still competitive for concours work. Taillamp incorrect, otherwise appears to be quite right in all areas. Fine restoration work throughout. Cond: I-. SOLD AT $215,000. Relative to their quality and engineering, Hispanos remain bargains, even at this price level. A connoisseur's car at less than wallet-busting numbers. #78-1931 BUGATTI TYPE 51 REPLICA Atlantic Coupe. Body by Dubos. S/N N/A. Deep violet/gray leather. RHD. Ex-Bob Sutherland. Chassis assembled for him in 1980s in UK usin2 comnonents from various cars. "Get the whole story of Exotic Car Transport, visit us on the Worldwide Web." 1-800-766-8797 www.exoticcartransport.corn Nationwide Transport of Exotic, Vintage and Luxury Automobiles !neloor www.classic car scorn bob@classicscars.com FERRARI 250 PF TALBOT LAGO T26 JAGUAR 220 S FACTORY A310 GR.4 LANCIA 037 AC COBRA  (DATABASE CHASSIS NUMBERS) JAGUAR LISTER ABARTH (WE BUY CARS)

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SCM AUCTION REPORT: CHRISTIE'S PEBBLE BEACH #104-1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL/ SLS PROTOTYPE 2-door Convertible. S/N 8427198118/1. Light blue/blue leather. LHD. Odo: 6,317 miles. Older Dunlop racing • • • • • • • • • • • • • 111 • • Body built by Dubos in 1937 and sold to Sutherland in 1984. Car debuted at Pebble in '95, winning first in class. Some paint scratches evident. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $380,000. Sold to a West Coast collector who just happens to have the correct original running gear and chassis for the car and will be reuniting them after all these years. Well bought under the circumstances. #105-1938 BUGATTI 57C ATALANTE Coupe. Body by Bugatti. S/N 57641. Eng.# 474. Silver, gray/gray leather. RHD. Body from tires showing signs of dryrot, side exhaust, very unusual wooden steering wheel. Looks like a production 300SL at first glance, closer inspection reveals dozens of differences. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $820,000. Far short of the Christie 'c estimate of $1 to $1.5 million. Historians from the MB Classic Center had questions about the claimed history. #95-1956 PORSCHE 356A SPEEDSTER 1600 SUPER 2-door Convertible. S/N 82244. Red/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 64,396 miles. Far perforated vinyl. LHD. Sunroof, disc wheels, bench seat. Cracked gas cap, rusty wiper, much pitting on chrome trim, recent amateur restoration. Placed in auction line up behind $5 million + Ferrari just for laughs. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $11,750. Bought by an SCM subscriber to "put in the garage between my two F512 Ms." (True.) Also plans to give his daughter rides to school. Price was fair enough; microcars aren't in the flavor-of-the-month club anymore. #103-1971 PORSCHE 917/10 CAN-AM Race Car. SIN 917.10.002. Eng.# 181. Orange/ black. Ex-Jo Siffert and Willi Kauhsen. Flat 12-cylinder, air-cooled 5-liter, earlier T57. Supercharger added in '60s or '70s. Rollback body style extremely rare and desirable. French-registered from Paris. Clean, straight, excellent door fit. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $350,000. Bid seems enough for a married-up car but obviously owner thought otherwise. No sale at $340K at Petersen Museum sale in June. GERMAN CARS #66-1953 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL GULLWING PROTOTYPE 2-door. S/N 8627 198071/7. Eng.# 5500613. Silver/blue plaid cloth. LHD. Rudge knock-off wheels. from crisp. An older restoration, driven. Nardi wood steering wheel. Very nice interior and paint. Full chrome disc wheels. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $56,400. If it was a Porsche or a Jag this weekend, the chances were it would sell well. This very early 1956 Speedster was no exception and sold at a level that should have made the vendor quite happy, even though below low estimate. #62-1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SC 2door Cabriolet A. S/N 1880137500031. Eng.# 1999807500026. Black/red leather. LHD. Odo: 24,523 miles. Fuel-injected, 6-cylinder, M188 660 bhp engine, 5-speed Porsche transaxle, 4wheel discs, single seater. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $666,000. The numbers 917 are magic to Porsche race fans. Great history with appearances at Mid-Ohio, Road America, Donnybrook, Laguna Seca and more with Siffert and Hockenheim, Narburgring and Silverstone with Kauhsen in '71 and '72. Well bought. #98-1997 MERCEDES-BENZ CLK-GTR RACE CAR 2-door Gullwing. Body by AMG. S/N 0006. Silver/black cloth. LHD. The Wider than production cars' windshield pillars, "prototype" steering wheel, pushbutton indoor door opening system. Full restoration. 1955 World Rallye Championship winner. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $776,000. Be the first to own the first? Class winner 1998 Meadow Brook Concours. Said to have been originally an experimental prototype converted from works racer to daily driver Sold at the low end of auction estimate, it is an interesting piece of MB history. 36  motor. Original 2-piece matching luggage set. Excellent quality restoration, early '90s. Meadow Brook Hall, 2nd place, 1993. Very slight wear and usage since. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $336,000. Attractive and rare (49 total production), the 300Sc is the epitome of German luxury from the 1950s. Much more fun than money in the bank in an appreciating market, these cars' value can exceed that of a Gullwing. #90-1960 BMW ISETTA 300 Single-door Coupe. S/N 511468. White, yellow/white poster car for carbon fiber usage. V12, 2,400 lb. Scrubbed Bridgestone Potenza tires. Excellent fit and finish to well-above normal race car standard. "Silver Arrow" race car. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,051,000. Your one chance to join the Mercedes-Benz Air Force, as it is a rare Mercedes race car that is able to escape the corporate parent. Built by AMG before it was bought by Mercedes. Supplied with numerous spares. At $1M, it's a true bargain. ITALIAN CARS #13-1927 ISOTTA FRASCHINI TIPO 8A Roadster. S/N 1174. Eng.# 1174. Blue/blue leather. RHD. Odo: 39,976 miles. Lumpy rear Sports Car Market

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MECUM COLLECTOR CAR AUCTIONEERS e Clucago Pret,,, . , @ 44ii e?, Mecum Auction Gallen' Crystal Lake, IL — NW Corner, Hwy. 14 & 31 Auction of Investment Grade Cars — November 3-4, 2000 "5th Annual Premier Catalog Sale" This is the Premier Fall Event in the midwest. (Call for your advance list of cars to be sold) MECUM PO Box 422, 21906 W. Grant Hwy — Marengo, IL 60152 Phone: 800-468-6999 Fax: 815-568-6615 www.mecumauction.com COMING ATTRACTIONS Nov. 11, 2000  — Jekyll Island — Georgia  100 Cars  COMING ATTRACTIONS Dec. 1 2, 2000  K.C. Dream Classic  300 Cars  - — COMING ATTRACTIONS Jan. 12 13, 2001 - Orlando, Florida 150 Cars

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SCM AUCTION REPORT' C RISTIE'S PEBBLE BEACH • • • • • • • • • • • II • • • • body section, small dents on all fenders, top soiled, rumble seat lid fit is off, paint cracks everywhere, coachbuilder can't be verified. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $248,000. Ready for another trip to the restoration shop, but spectacular concours potential. Winning bid was generous enough, considering the work needed. #75-1928 MASERATI TIPO 26/B/M 2800 Convertible. S/N 33/2515. Eng.# 2515. Red/ Ex-Fagioli, Campari, 1933 French GP winner. Numerous owners including Joel Finn, who sold it to Sutherland. New engine internals. Raced at Monterey Historics, run successfully on Colorado Grand and California Mille. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,084,000. As with the other competition Maserati in the auction, the car is worth what the next owner pays for it as it can't be duplicated at any price. #99-1951 LANCIA AURELIA B50 2-door Coupe. Body by Vignale. S/N B50-1406. Burgundy/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 98,070 kms. Last seen at Bridgehampton, Long Island by Fantuzzi. S/N 0716. Red/black. LHD. Cosmetically excellent, but: restamped 250 SWB engine, once had a Drogo 250 GTO type of body, now back to correct style. It may be unfair to call it a "bitsa," but not much of the original car is present, here, today. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $2,800,000. When we get into the thin air at this level, originality is very, very important. This lovely car wasn't original and the bid reflected that. Could have been sold without regret, at this price. #63-1962 FERRARI 250 SWB Coupe. Body by Scaglietti. S/N 3695. Eng.# 3695. Fly black leather. RHD. 4-speed manual transmission, wire wheels. A ratty, very original Factory Grand Prix car with wonderful patina and a reasonably clear continuous history. Extremely sympathetic resto preserved every bit of original equipment that could be saved, beautifully done. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $1,656,000. Sold at the lower end of the auction company's estimate, this seems reasonable money for a very significant early racing car #72-1931 ALFA ROMEO 6C 1750 GRAND SPORT Spider. Body by Zagato. SIN 10814311. Eng.# 10814311. Black/burgundy leather. RHD. Supercharged car with Auction, Memorial Day weekend. New leather, recent $24,000 in mechanical work, but suffers from paint and chrome problems. No reserve sale. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $11,750. Reported as not sold at Bridgehampton for $13,000. The owner an SCM subscriber, took a beating. With a cosmetic restoration completed, this car will be a star someday. Behind the curve in price, ahead of the curve in style. The steal of the weekend. #94-1954 FERRARI 750 MONZA Spyder. Body by Scaglietti. S/N 0496M. Red/black leather. RHD. Original, largely unrestored, serious paint flaws all over the car, but patina in app 6th series gearbox (original box comes with car). Restored in late '80s with engine rebuild again in '98 for Mille Miglia revival, which it completed successfully. Also on Colorado Grand, California Mille, etc. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $300,000. 6C 1750 Alfas seem to have hit a wall on price escalation. A few years ago they were climbing rapidly, but the 8C 2300s and 2900s appeared on the auction scene and overshadowed the 1750s. Should have brought at least low estimate of $400K #88-1932 MASERATI 8C 3000 GRAND PRIX 2-seat Race Car. S/N 3001. Dark red/ brown leather. RHD. Fantastic racing history. 38  abundance. Engine number that makes no sense. Auction company says it may be a bored-out Mondial engine. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $776,000. Sold at fair money, there is a contingent of enthusiasts out there who prefer ratty cars to what they call over-restorations, and they will pay for what they like. They enjoy the fantasy that they get to make the car come to life. #115-1957 FERRARI 250 PONTOONBODIED TESTA ROSSA Race Car. Body and seems to have been driven, trunk rubbers perished, stone chips, a bit wavy in the driver's door, but a nice 2-cam, short-nose, opendriveshaft car. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $176,500. A realistic price for a decent early 2-cam. A higher price at Pebble wouldn't have surprised, if only because of the venue. #57-1965 ALFA ROMEO GIULIA SPRINT GTA Competition Coupe. S/N AR613096. Eng.# AR00532/A19783. Red/ black. LHD. DOHC alloy engine with dual ignition. Ex-Autodelta, with sliding box location for solid rear axle. Restored in Italy during 1988 Sports Car Market yellow/blue leather. LHD. 4-speed manual transmission, Borrani wire wheels. A superbly restored example of a late series steel-bodied SWB, impossible to fault in any significant way, outside filler cap. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $886,000. A scant two years ago we would have been shocked to see a good alloy competition SWB fetch this money, today the price seemed very fair, perhaps even a bit lower than expected. Well bought by an SCM subscriber #107-1965 FERRARI 275 GTB Coupe. S/N 06585. Eng.# 06585. Red/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 38,631 miles. Restored finishing in 1996

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to full Autodelta specifications, with additional modifications to make the car more roadable. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $58,750. Most GTAs have lived a strenuous life, and a largely-original GTA is rare, especially one from Autodelta. Restoation. was directed to originality with concessions for public road use. At high end of the SCM Price Guide, this versatile car was still a good investment. #89-1966 FERRARI 330 P3 Coupe. Body by Drogo. S/N 0844. Eng.# 0844. Red/red, example. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $314,000. High price for a high-miles car, but at least it has been used and not stored. A 4-cam will always be a desirable car; but they have a long way to go to reach the $1.2M of the late '80s. #71 - 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4. S/N 10299. Eng.#10299. Red/tan leather. LHD. Mags. Odo: 2. SOLD AT $82,250. Expected price range, fair value for buyer and seller AMERICAN CARS #23-1909 PIERCE-ARROW 48-SS 7-passenger Touring Car. S/N 6762. Eng.# 6762. Maroon/maroon leather. RHD. Odo: 933 miles. black leather. RHD. A factory P3, significant early history. Then to NART, rebodied in CanAm configuration, in Florida for years, then restored to original configuration. A lovely car, magnificent history and presentation. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $5,616,000. Heavily shopped for the past six months, finally found a home at the low end of the estimate. Rumored to be part of a deal including a green GTO. A fair price, but the new owner will be hard pressed to get any more for it. #60-1967 FERRARI 330 GTC Coupe. S/N 9527. Eng.# 9527. Blue/tan leather. LHD. 5-speed manual transmission, Borrani wire 29,000. Ex-Charlie Kemp and Patrick Ottis. Believed original miles. Older paint, driver's seat redyed, minor stone chips and blisters. Clutch slipping. Auction company recommends "inspection by specialists before use." Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $270,000. While this car had interesting history, it was not particularly important history. It was clearly a used, slightly tired car that will have sucked up another $20K by the time you read this. All things considered, a fair price. #65-1973 FERRARI 246 GTS DINO Spyder. Body by Scaglietti. S/N 9278. Silver/ tan leather. LHD. Odo: 4,667 miles. Mag Carries Packard Motometer, and any Motometer is incorrect for pre-1913 cars anyway. Lamps correct, as are all the remaining details. Believed the only 48-SS extant. The epitome of "big brass." Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $336,000. In our opinion, the car was worth the money. It can't be duplicated. The restoration is over 90 points as it sits. The new owner has terrific bragging rights. And he has likely bought the best American car of its time. #39-1909 LOZIER BRIARCLIFF TYPE H 4-passenger Touring Car. S/N 2209. Eng.# 888. Gray/red leather. RHD. Older restoration wheels. Stunning, lovely car, no flaws seen, color combination suits it. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $160,000. The power of Christie's, the power of Pebble Beach, and the power of competitive bidding produced a price well over what we believe to be current market value, but this is the kind of car and this is the place to see that happen. #92-1967 FERRARI 275 GTB/4 Coupe. S/N 10035. Eng.# 10035. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 16,275 miles. Beautiful paint, interior, lovely Borranis, catalog says the car has 116,000 miles, has been maintained and refurbished as opposed to restored, and is a fine October, 2000  wheels. An extremely low mileage, 1-owner car, with dirty leather on the driver's seat, factory paint has the usual flaws, air conditioning. No chairs, no flares. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $105,000. Dinos continue to surprise at auction. This car, in this color, would be hard pressed to get beyond $75,000 in a private sale. However, Dinos are among the few production Ferraris that continue to climb in value. #102-1974 FERRARI 246 GTS DINO Spyder. S/N 08466. Silver blue metallic/blue leather. LHD. A very nice US-spec Dino Spyder, no chairs or flairs but well presented and maintained. See the value of super-low mileage? Check results against Lot 65. Cond: equipped for modern driving with new gearset, rear end, etc. Some wear on running boards, small hole in rear carpet, modern gauges including tachometer. AACA National first winner. Correct lamps. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $644,000. This car was rebuilt by former owner Tom Lester to go fast, and that it does supremely well. Great looks, great performance, huge price. Worth it? It was to some lucky new owner who will likely enjoy beating up new cars on straightaways. #53-1910 SIMPLEX 50 Toy Tonneau. Body by Holbrook. S/N N/A. Eng.# 247184. Dark green, black/tan leather. RHD. Could be a 1909 according to engine number. The heart's 39

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SCM AUCTION REPORT: CHRISTIE'S PEBBLE BEACH • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • desire of every serious brass collector and this was a superb example. Self-starter added. Headlamps may not be correct; shows a bit of wear from honest use. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $512,000. Essentially an American copy of Mercedes, complete with powerhouse engine, chain drive, custom body. Impeccable quality, fabulous presence. Great to look at, even better to drive. We thought this might be the top money brass car It did quite all right. #14-1913 POPE-HARTFORD 29 Roadster. SIN 14115. Eng.# 1118. Orange, black/ for additional speed and driving flexibility. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $11,163. All black as a proper T should be. Sold for a little above market, but not a bad buy for an open 7in Lizzie. #64-1930 PACKARD 733 Phaeton. S/N 301838. Eng.# 301838. Purple, orchid/purple the auction. Or the Browning V12 Cadillac ($50K), for that matter #11-1933 STUTZ DV32 Sport Sedan. S/N DV631593. Eng.# DV33302. Dark brown, black/black leather, tan cloth. LHD. Claimed to be the sole long-wheelbase Prince of Wales sedan extant. No obvious faults except for mod- black leather. RHD. Ex-Harrah Collection. Top fit a bit off. One of two extant and the other isn't available at any price. Sixty-horse engine promises inspiring performance on tours and rallies. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $446,000. Lurid paint scheme didn't affect the selling price whatsoever Powerful, rare, high-quality, correct car that surprised many observers with its J-Duesenberg type high bid. #30-1919 LOCOMOBILE 48 Sportif. SIN 16041. Eng.# 12091. Dark red/maroon leather. LHD. A married-up car with correct center section in the body but 1926 front and rear body Exceptional, to use Christie's description about the cars they sell. Rare, very good-looking custom-bodied Pierce that is still in show/go condition. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $204,000. What a difference great style makes to any quality marque. This stunner could convince the most avid open-car advocate to want a sedan in his collection. And it brought top open-car money to prove the point. panels, brakes, front axle, wheels. Hood paint scratched and scuffed, paint going on fenders, tear in top, driver's seat worn. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $58,750. Less than met the eye, and the top bid was more than enough for a car with some authenticity and cosmetic problems. #7-1922 FORD T Roadster. S/N 635852. Black/black leatherette. LHD. Older restoration; still presentable but no prize winner. Small dents in trunk lid. Has Ruxtell two-speed axle 40  #108-1931 CADILLAC V16 MADAME X Imperial Cabriolet. Body by Fleetwood. S/N N/A. Eng.# 703006. Blue, black/black leather, gray cloth. LHD. Metallic blue a questionable color for originality. Door fit a bit off; plated window reveals correct? Not driven since completed 5-year restoration. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $149,000. The magic of Cadillac V16 versus other US multi-cylinder Classics. Compare this selling price to the Marmon V16 ($82K) in the Browning Collection portion of leather. LHD. Described by owner as being "in excellent running order and will certainly turn heads wherever it goes." Likely to turn stomachs, too, with the putrid color combination which was accented by fuchsia body moldings! Well, it did have good door fit. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $65,000. Visually, an awful way to treat a Classic Packard. High bid would have left room for repaint/reupholstery. #24-1931 PIERCE-ARROW 41 Club Se- dan. Body by LeBaron. S/N 3050344. Eng.# 325964. Dark green, black/tan cloth. LHD. ern speedometer. Shows very well; concours ready and a powerful tour car as well. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $88,125. Big money for a closed Stutz, no matter how rare. Makes the 740 Packard club sedan sold earlier in the auction look like a bargain among tin-tops. #52-1933 LINCOLN KB Dual-Cowl Pha- eton. SIN KB2178. Blue/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 44,248 miles. One of 9 built. Lordly, lovely appearance and hard to fault in any area. Should prove to be a serious concours contender or a very satisfying tour car. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $116,000. At last, correct kind of money for a V12 Lincoln, but even winning bid seems cheap for all the quality the car possesses. #55-1946 HARLEY-DAVIDSON FL Motorcycle. S/N 46FL1174. Black/black leather. Odo: 67 miles. Some rusty trim, scored wiring, scratches and pitting. Said to have sold as fully restored from the 1992 Neiman Marcus Christmas catalog. Must have been left outside since. Cond: 3, SOLD AT $23,500. At Sports Car Market

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SC/la AUCTION REPORT: BROOKS UAIL LODGE the bid price, nicer examples can be found, so this was no bargain bike. 100 hours of polishing in the garage over the winter will net the new owner a much better bike cosmetically And chapped hands. #114-1948 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY 2-door Convertible. S/N the money necessary to put it right. A #1 example can sell for upwards of $45,000 to $50,000. Well bought. #73-1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible + hardtop. S/N 194675S102648. • • • • • • • • 413ROOKS USA Brooks USA 7406622. Cream tan, wood/oxblood, tan leather and cloth. LHD. Odo: 67,526 miles. Very light rust on trunk hinges and some older oxidized rubber are the only visible flaws. A good looker in milk chocolate paint. Excellent wood, paint and interior. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $76,375. A good buy. With less than $2,000 of additional restoration costs added, this car could be a national show winner A Woodie with a top that goes down. What could be better? #58-1957 CHEVROLET BEL AIR Convertible. S/N VC57L149124. 8-cyl. Black/ red, silver. LHD. Odo: 893 miles. Column-shift automatic. Bench seats. Steel hub-caps. White/white leather. LHD. Odo: 29,913 miles. Bucket seats. 327ci1300 hp, automatic. All tags and pre-delivery information included. A 3owner survivor. Air, tilt, tele, K/0 wheels, Goldlines. Left door fit not perfect. Rare 45 rpm Melody record player including latest hit records from 1965. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $68,150. Despite the auction catalog hoopla, 1965 Corvette Stingrays are commodities in the collector car marketplace. This car had interesting options and low mileage, but in the end it remains a 1965 Corvette. Fully priced and then some. #70-1968 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 2door T-top. Body by Fisher/Modified. SIN 194378-S-410300. Red/black vinyl, cloth. Quail Lodge, Carmel, CA --161. August 19, 2000 Auctioneer: Robert Brooks Number of automotive lots: 69 Number of automotive lots sold: 38 Sale rate: 55% Sale total: $10,079,575 High: Lot #336, 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Berlinetta sold at $3,082,500 Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 15% of first $50,000, 10% thereafter Report by Dave Kinney, Dave Brownell, Chip Baldoni, Bob LeFlufy, Pat Braden and John Apen Market opinions in italics i Left and right door and trunk lid fit all bad. Body is wavy. Rust painted over behind convertible top. Alternator and electric fan not original. Powerglide automatic. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $37,600. Announced as a no sale, later reported sold. Proves that just because one perfect Bel Air makes $90K at BarrettJackson, all Be! Air buyers haven't suddenly gone stupid. Fair price for condition of car, will never be a great one without a total redo. #67-1960 CADILLAC ELDORADO BIARRITZ Convertible. SIN 60E088771. 8cyl. Gold mist/gold mist. LHD. Automatic. LHD. Scudetia Filipinetti Group 4. In full race livery. L-88 big block. Some stress cracks at headlight area, plexi headlight covers, rear and side windows. Lots of previous paint work showing through. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $578,000. Another Zora Arkus-Duntov skunkworks car? Le Mans and Tour de France histories—a well-documented example with exciting history. Soldfor well over the $450,000 high estimate. No doubt, the world-record price for any 1968 Vette. #101-1%9 CHEVROLET CAMARO Z/28 COPO 2-door Coupe. Body by Fisher. S/N 124379N692051. Dark green, white Bench seats. Steel hubcaps. California black and yellow license plates. Optional air ride suspension. Older restoration that shows its age. Compression weak on engine. Body quarter panels are wavy. Cracks in leather. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $27,025. This Cadillac sold at a price where the new owner can afford to spend 42  stripes/ dark green. LHD. Plenty of small paint divots and scratches, i.e., just like when new. 2x4 carbs. Hurst shifter. Four-wheel powerassisted disc brakes. Carpet, heel pad, pedal assembly shows many miles of usage. Left and right doors out of alignment. Complete and decent interior, dusty but not dirty under hood, Goodyear Eagle GT II tires. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $41,125. One of 2 rare COPO cars offered this weekend, the only one hammered sold. A good buy, these cars have nowhere to go but up. 302 ci, disc brakes, cross-ram. i, he Brooks "if you build it, they will come" auction strategy auction to an already ongoing automotive event. The tough part of this game plan is hanging on while establishing a beachhead. The pure numbers from the Quail Lodge sale look a bit pallid when compared with RM's $17M and Christie's $26M; however, Brooks insists they can stay happy, grow and be profitable working their formula. In fact, their automotive lot sale total increased nearly 17% from last year, going from $8,638,000 to this year's $10,079,575. To keep perspective, a $10M sale is something most auction houses would give their left paddle for. seems to be working. Brooks now has auctions in the United States at Amelia Island, Hershey and Monterey, attaching their The Brooks tent, located on the grounds of The Quail Lodge Resort and Country Club in Carmel Valley, is just steps from the location of Concorso Italian°. With Brooks now a major sponsor of Mandarano's event, Concorso participants and attendees could preview the auction display at no charge on Friday, before Saturday's sale. Brooks' sale conflicts with the second day of the RM auction, causing attendance to be limited to perhaps 700 or so. However, it is a well-heeled and convivial crowd of serious collectors, with seemingly a higher percentage of players, and fewer "loolcie-lous" than at the other auctions of the weekend. The selection and quality of cars offered was superior to those of 1999; I attribute that to the growing reputation of Brooks USA. The trend toward the offering of more and more race and rally prepared cars continues here, with well over a dozen of the cars presented fitting that description. In its 3 rd year at Monterey, Brooks demonstrated a continued refinement of its understanding of the U.S. market, and demonstrated once again that it is here for the long term.—D. K. Sports Car Market

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SCMACTION EPORT: BROOKS QUAIL LODGE _ BELGIAN (';IRS #364-1931 MINERVA AL Sedanca de Ville. Body by Vanden Plas. SIN 84198. Red/black/ black leather/cloth. LHD. Originally owned by the top, but never forgettable. This design has aged well and presents better in person than in a photograph. A one-of-a-kind. Well bought. #385-1947 BENTLEY MARK VI Drop Head Coupe. Body by Park Ward. S/N 456DA. Yellow, black/oxblood leather. RHD. Gypsy Rose Lee. Gold-plated brightwork hard to ignore. Fresh paint; car shows very well, as did original owner. Sleeve valve engine a minus to some collectors. Impeccable quality throughout. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $220,000. Minervas are the equal of Rolls Ghosts in quality and engineering, but remain largely unappreciated outside their home country. Bid was generous enough. ENGLISH CARS #333-1938 JENSEN S-TYPE 3-door Tourer. S/N 3347354. White/ red wheels/red leather. RHD. Unusual hybrid with Ford flathead V8 power and o/d trans. Good looking coachbuilt body with dual cowl and excellent door fit. Paint and interior to a high standard. Prize-winning potential or a comfortable, rapid sports tourer ready to enjoy. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $64,100. All the panache of an open Rolls- miles. Two-seater, dual spot lights, engineturned dashboard. Center bar windshield, chrome details everywhere. Excellent paint, chrome and panel fit. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $211,500. Stylish and swoopy. French coachbuilders, like French fashion houses, designed the newest trends. Sometimes over Bentley and much more petformance for less money. This handsome rarity (fewer than 50 were built) was one of the genuine deals of the auction. And you can buy engine bits for it over the phone through ads in Hemmings. #370-1947 BENTLEY MARK VI 2-door Convertible. Body by Franay. S/N B26BA. Black/gray leather/ostrich. RHD. Odo: 42,612 - Odo: 58,889 miles. Mismatched Firestone and Coker wide whites. Nicely detailed under the bonnet. Reasonable panel fit. Fair wood refinished in incorrect color. A driver. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $48,000. With value limited by the steering wheel being on "the wrong side," buy these old cars for price and condition alone. This car had neither low reserve nor excellent condition. #354-1950 JAGUAR XK 120 Roadster (ALLOY) 2-door. S/N 670151. Blue/blue leather. LHD. Odo: 4 miles. Excellent paint. Excellent panel fit. Windshield frame shows light pitting. Car body sits to the left, leaving tire gap on front fender very uneven. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $79,500. When major flaws are evident, even at first glance, one must question the thoroughness of the restoration. The bid When POSIES, Inc. needs to ship their Extremeliner they choose Intercity. You can too. Enclosed transporters • Insurance coverage • Liftgate loading protects your vehicle • Door-to-door service QUALCOMM satellite tracking system • Delivery anywhere in the continental United States, Canada & Mexico Please Call for a FREE QUOTE. VISA 1-800-221-3936 FAX 413-436-9422 • www.intercitylines.com 552 Old West Brookfield Road •Warren, MA 01083 Barrett Jackson, Bloomington Gold,The Peterson Automobile Museum and Corvette Mike October, 2000  43

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SCM AUCTION REPORT: BROOKS QUAIL LODGE and dings. Padded rollbar, wood steering wheel, leather bonnet and boot straps. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $19,550. Another cheap rally car. Race it, rally it, campaign it or put it in your garage but do not try to restore it back to original. Well bought. #325-1957 AUSTIN-HEALEY 100/6 ROADSTER. S/N HBN4/L/0134401. Yellow/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 17 miles. No top. price was more appropriate for a no-excuses car Overpaid, but not excessively. #363-1954 JAGUAR XK 120 2-door Roadster. SIN 675583. Black/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 11,093 miles. Good panel fit but some paint flaws. Good, but not perfect, chrome. A recent restoration, driven. 6.00 x 16 ultra-wide whitewall tires. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $66,300. In an auction weekend filled with early Jaguars, this XK 120 was no stand-out, but did present well enough to find a new home. Slightly above market. #360-1956 JAGUAR XK 140 FHC. SIN A815479BW. Gray/gray leather/burgundy piping. Automatic. LHD. Odo: 60,033 miles. Very Full race/rally prepped with full rollbar and timing equipment. Painted wire wheels, wooden steering wheel. Good fit and panel gaps. Participant in 1997 Carrera Pan-Americana. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $25,300. Extensive racing history with SCCA and SVRA. Said to have been originally works-prepared for US privateer Gene Smiley. Restored in 1997. Fair enough price for a race-ready Healey with history. #369-1960 ASTON MARTIN DB4 GT Coupe. S/N DB 4 0135R. Eng.# 370/135. Black/ red leather. LHD. Odo: 76,344 miles. 4-speed good paint, panel fit and excellent chrome. Custom dash. Mallory ignition, twin 2-inch HD8 SU carbs. A decent restoration. Customized by Von Dutch for a Hollywood screenwriter in the 1950s. All woodwork redone in a light burl maple. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $59,700. Von Dutch was known for pinstriping and customization in Hollywood in the '50s. Although an interesting anomaly, the mixture of styles and pedigrees does not sit well. Above market price, especially for a slushbox. #382-1956 AUSTIN-HEALEY BN2 2-door Convertible. SIN 1BN2L233056. Red/black/ red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 33,240 miles. Discrepancy between chassis number and title number. Decent paint, poor panel fit, some chips manual. Chrome wire wheels. Slightly flared rear wheel arches on this right-hand-drive GT. Rear carpets faded and terrible paint on the hood. Overall, a very nice car, shows some use. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $244,500. Astons have been very strong this past year, and this is fair market money for a good DB4 GT. They fetch the same money in England. #383-1961 JAGUAR XKE 2-door Convertible. S/N 875157. Black/red leather. LHD. Odo: 99,184 miles. Flat floor. Excellent paint, chrome and panel fit. Wood steering wheel. A very authentic car. Great console. Some slight details keep it from being a #1 car. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $81,700. As Jaguar XKEs continue to approach the price levels attained in the late 1980s, the best cars are starting to bring big money again. Bought ahead of the market, but that sound you hear behind you is the market catching up. 44  out flaws, however, a reasonable example with chrome wire wheels, Redline tires, good to excellent chrome and paint. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $60,800. Restored as most seem to have been in the 1990s. Shown at several Jag Clubs North America events where it is said to have never scored fewer than 99 points. Don't they all? The seller did well. #323-1972 JAGUAR XKE 2-door Convertible. S/N 1S20706. Light blue/blue leather. LHD. Odo: 68,803 miles. Series III V12. AM/ FM, A/C, chrome wires. Decent paint and chrome. Very good leather interior. Desirable manual transmission. A handsome driver. Sports Car Market miles. Set up for rally. Good paint, worn interior, carpets and leather. T.R.S. racing belts, wood steering wheel, painted wire wheels. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $20,700. 1997 Carrera Pan-Americana participant. An interesting history. Be the hit of your next British car day and look like a rich playboy for cheap. Well bought. #350-1965 JAGUAR XKE 2-door Convertible. S/N 1E11412. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 57,684 miles. 4.2-liter engine. Not with- Eng.# 400/1765. Black/red leather. LHD. Odo: 37,132 miles. 4-speed manual. Chrome wire wheels. A full, comprehensive, high-quality restoration recently completed. Dash painted slightly the wrong color, but hard to fault. A stunning car. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $130,000. The bidding slowed down very quickly just above $110,000, and the car would not fetch its low-end estimate of $140,000. While Astons are strong just now, and while this one was lovely, at that level, people are looking for a DB4 GT. Maybe next year #3 80-1 965 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MARK HI 2-door Convertible. S/N 3208 BJ8. White, red/red leather. LHD. Odo: 69,386 • • • • • • • • • #390-1965 ASTON MARTIN DB5 Superleggera Coupe. S/N DB5/17691L. • • • • • • • •

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 SCM AUCTION REPORT: BROOKS QUAIL LODGE pitted bumper and hubcaps. Three owners from new. Unlike the Fiat Jollys, the Renault was rear-engined. 747cc, 3-speed manual transmission. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $26,450. As the beach car craze continues, lesser models of Jollys will find their way to the marketplace. These limiteduse vehicles continue to be popular as a display of wealth. Huge money, really, for a toy. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $28,750. Sold at slightly below market. Great SIII convertibles now often top the $45,000 mark, and drivers can bring $30,000. So even in Monterey bargains can be found. FRENCH CARS #340-1936 VOISIN C28 Berline Aerodynamique. SIN 53038. Dark green/yellow/tartan cloth. RHD. Drips in paint, but not bad presentation otherwise. Very good door fit. Tartan upholstery a typically bizarre Voisin touch. Built as a challenger to the Type 57 Bugatti but required customers as individualistic as the car's creator. Less than 50 built. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $134,500. An acquired taste, like goat cheese or yak butter. Actually built on sound aerodynamic principles but the execution is startling rather than successful. Scary Cotal electromagnetic gearbox a minus. Enough money for this fascinating oddball. #386-1937 DELAHAYE 135M Convert- ible. Body by Lecoq. SIN 48677. Chocolate brown/tan pigskin. RHD. Skillfully rebodied in the style of Figoni & Falaschi. Cotal gearbox. Excellent paint, upholstery and interior. Borrani wires. Top fit a bit saggy; door fit excellent. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $180,700. Lots of style and panache for the price. The 135Ms are quick cars capable of satisfying high-speed touring work on vintage rallies. #320-1960 RENAULT "JOLLY" RESORT SPECIAL Convertible. Body by Ghia. Odo: 7,092 miles. Older restoration. Good panel fit. Chrome disc wheels. Excellent gaps. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $167,500. The early Carreras seem to be rapidly appreciating in value with little or no end in sight. This is the car many aspire to obtain but because of very limited production, few ever will. Currently a market-correct price. #372-1967 PORSCHE 911R 2-door Coupe. S/N 11890020R. Silver/black vinyl, cloth. LHD. Odo: 37,740 miles. True factory-built racer, but Silver/red leather. LHD. Odo: 42,723 miles. No top. Dings and dents everywhere. Scratches, Bondo. Poor panel fit. Nothing a total restoration wouldn't fix. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $290,000. Exceedingly rare and sought after, the Typ 540 foretold the Speedster and, to some extent, the desirability of the Porsche brand in the US. Could have been sold at this bid without regret. #346-1957 PORSCHE 356A CARRERA SPEEDSTER 2-door Convertible. Body by Reutter. S/N 82243. Black/red leather. LHD. non-original supercharged engine. Very good upholstery and door fit, few paint chips on wheels, radiator plating fair. Actively campaigned in classic rallies. Electric fuel pump added. Well-maintained older restoration. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $380,000. The popularity of the practical 1750 is exceeded only by the number available. Some Zagatos are really rebodied sedans on cut chassis, but this was a legitimate example. High bid was within SCM's Price Guide and estimate offer should have resulted in a happy seller #366-1936 ALFA ROMEO 8C 2900A Monoposto. Body by Boticella (1 of 4). S/N 412003. Eng.# 422012. Red/black. RHD. An GERMAN CARS #362-1952 PORSCHE TYP 540 2-door Roadster. Body by Glaser/Heuer. S/N 12353. Low estimate was $240K. While we admit this is a rare (1 of 20) car for that kind of money, you're beginning to edge into 904 territory —and which would you rather have? ITALIAN CARS #379-1932 ALFA ROMEO 6C 1750GS Gran Sport Spider. Body by Zagato. S/N 10814402. Black/red leather. RHD. Correct but 8-cylinder SC ex-Scuderia Ferrari team car that took 3rd place in the '36 Mille Miglia. Extensive post-war racing history in Argentina, where it was converted to a single-seater and acquired an Alfa Tipo 308 crankcase. Returned to original 2-seater configuration in '80s restoration. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $2,900,000. Neither the original body nor motor, but very convincing with a patina that included exhaust soot on the rear body panel. Provenance and rarity failed to attract the low estimate of $3M. Rumored to have been sold after the auction. #336-1938 ALFA ROMEO 8C 2900B Coupe. Body by Touring. S/N 412036. Eng.# 422041. Red/red leather. RHD. This 1938 Paris S/N 603607781. White/tan wicker. LHD. Odo: 16,151 miles. Decent panel fit. However, signs of a cheap respray. Paint chipping from wheels, October, 2000  with no history whatsoever. Poor paint, bad panel gaps, worn and mismatched seats, a rough muffin. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $195,000. 45

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SCM AUCTION REPORT: BROOKS QUAIL LODGE Salon car was also the 1947 Mille Miglia winner (carbureted); now supercharged as original. It was campaigned extensively in Argentina and disappeared for a while, but was rescued from oblivion and restored by Lucio Bollaert. Berlinetta styling a triumph of esthetics and light weight. Missing headlamp lens, otherwise hard to fault. Known history from day one. Totally legit car. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $3,082,500. One of the great cars of all time. Mere ownership, though expensive, assures your name in automotive history. The price was fair enough in the current market; it would take an open car, or one with even better history, to bring more. #332-1951 MASERATI A6G Coupe. Body by Vignale. S/N A6G20002031. Eng.# 2031. Blue, white/gray, blue leather. LHD. 4-speed • • • • • • • • • I • • ••• • • • I style. This is a restrained example of the gaping-grille theme Ghia explored in the '50s. There are much prettier 1900s, and any rarity of this design can be attributed to a lack of desirability. Plenty of money. #378-1961 FERRARI 250 SWB SPECIALE Coupe. Body by Pinin Farina. SIN 2429 GT. Eng.# 2424 GT. Red/black speed manual. Bucket seats. Borrani wire wheels. Some minor flaws in paint and chrome, poor door fits at their bottom edges, engine detail okay, but not to concours standards. Converted to covered headlights from open lights at some point. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $925,000. Fair money for a wonderful car; lacking some concours detailing. Maybe it will be a California Spyder driver for some lucky soul. No Monterey premium for this car—price was current market, if not slightly below. #392-1965 ALFA ROMEO GIULIA GTC 2-door Cabriolet. Body by Touring conversion. S/N N/A. Red/black cloth. LHD. Original manual. Borrani wire wheels. Stunning restoration, Pebble Beach winner, full tool kit, flawless. Very pretty, rare car, with full history, and a no-holds-barred restoration. Last single-cam A6G. Tour de France 1952 (retired), no other competition history. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $283,000. Barely reached low estimate. A handsome cat; and an interesting piece of history. #384-1952 FERRARI 375 INDIANAPOLIS GP Single-Seater Race Car. S/N 02. Red/blue cloth. LHD. 4-speed leather. LHD. Odo: 71,000 kms. 4-speed manual. Borrani wire wheels. A special-bodied SWB, similar to 2643, the GTO prototype. Alloy body, SNAP exhausts and Plexiglass rear window lend a "Competition" flavor to the car. SEFAC "hot rod" mechanicals help as well. No competition history, not concours, shows some use, good cond. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,377,500. A strong result. Other than S/N 2643 special-bodied SWBs seem to bring less than normal cars, but the competition feeling of this car brought the bids along. Reserve was rumored to be $1M, so vendor should be happy indeed. #338A-1961 ABARTH TIPO 66B 1000 BIALBERO Berlinetta 2-door Coupe. Body by Zagato. SIN 129/0244. White/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 91,640 miles. 767cc Fiat 600D manual. Borrani wire wheels. The "Grant Piston Ring Special," unsuccessful at Indy in 1952, then a collector piece for years until some recent vintage racing. Nicely restored, lovely original car, beautiful massive Jaeger gauges. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $739,500. Though sold well below its $900,000 to $1.2M estimate, it still brought good money. These early single-seat Ferraris are not very useable cars. This one would be a bellowing beast, and a real handful to drive quickly. #373-1955 ALFA ROMEO 1900C Coupe. Body by Ghia. SIN AR19000O2186. Dark gray, black/cream leather. LHD. 4-cylinder DOHC engine with 5-speed transmission. Sold new to the Spanish royal family and imported to the US in 1990 from Italy. California registration. Chipped, flaking paint and chrome; worn carpeting. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $55,000. A tiring restoration on a tiring body 46  Giulia engine replaced with later 1750 engine. Two owners from new with a total mileage of 125,000. Rebuilt in 1997-98 and shown at the Lafayette and Hillborough concours. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $11,500. The later engine is a morepowerful, unobtrusive upgrade. In spite of its recent restoration, the car has several faults, including a slightly worn interior and damaged metal flashing across the top of the windshield frame. Low price reflects car's condition. #341-1966 FERRARI 275 GTB/C Competition Coupe. Body by Scaglietti. S/N 09063. Eng.# 9063. Burgundy/tan leather, cloth. LHD. Odo: 268 kms. 5-speed manual. motor stretched to 982cc by Abarth. Girling disc brakes. Decent older paint. Noticeable wear to interior. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $38,000. Claimed 118 mph. Abarth and Company of Turin, Italy, was known for both automobiles and aftermarket automobile accessories. Cost new in 1961: an astonishing $12,000. Present owner justified in not letting it go for this number #358-1962 FERRARI 250 SWB California Spyder. Body by Scaglietti. S/N 03677 GT. Red/black leather. LHD. 4- Borrani wire wheels. A superbly restored competition 275 with significant history. Pristine condition, factory rollbar is standard. Ex-Pedro Rodriguez. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $980,000. This 275 was superb, but Brooks had estimated it at $1.2M to $1.5M and the last few known sales of this type have tended to be at the $1M level or just below. The crowd seemed to want this car at that same level and refused efforts to kick it up a notch. #345-1966 FERRARI 275 GTB Alloy Coupe. Body by Scaglietti. S/N 08091. Eng.# 8091. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 28,059 kms. 5speed manual. Bucket seats. Borrani wire Sports Car Market

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IV I  ..111 SCM AUCTION REPORT: BROOKS QUAIL LODGE LHD. Odo: 37,670 miles. 5-speed manual. Bucket seats. Factory mag wheels. Old, hard, dyed original leather, new carpets and mouse fuzz to dash. MSD ignition, good panel fit. Nice car but somewhat lacking the pizazz it takes to bring top dollar. Original miles. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $61,900. In Monterey, fair market value, anywhere else $5-10,000 high. wheels. Long nose, open driveshaft alloy car. Wrong steering wheel, non-original outside filler, competition Borranis look wonderful, big brakes all around. Recent paint, possibly a nonoriginal hood blister, but a lovely, striking car. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $255,500. Absolutely topof-the-market money for a car that deserved it. #381-1966 FERRARI 275 GTB ALLOY Coupe. Body by Scaglietti. SIN 07995. Eng.# 7995. Burgundy/gray, black leather, cloth. LHD. Odo: 32,042 miles. 5-speed manual. AMERICAN CARS #391-1927 STUTZ AA Seven-passenger Brougham. S/N 84812X. Grey/black/tan fabric. LHD. Odo: 46,128 miles. Straight, solid pitting. Aluminum body. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $52,900. This wild design based on a Chrysler New Yorker was a commission for the Olin Aluminum Corp. to demonstrate aluminum usage in automobiles. An interesting prototype exercise destined once again to return to a museum. Appropriate money. #322-1966 FORD MUSTANG 2-door Fastback. Body by Ford/Modified. S/N Bucket seats. Campagnolo mags. An alloy, 6carb car, with air conditioning! Outside fuel filler in a strange location, but very nice cosmetics and good engine detail. Ex-Bill Harrah. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $288,500. Given that there were three alloy 275s in this sale, this car did well to sell at that level. Not too much, not too little, just right. #335-1970 FIAT 850 SPORT RACER 2door Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N 100CBR10089227. Wet-look lime green/black and very original; looked like a leftover from the famous A. K. Miller auction. Small dents on fenders, gas tank crudely sealed over. Fair to poor paint and plating. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $12,650. A Full Classic for Model A money. Sophisticated OHC straight eight, worm drive. We hope the new owner resists the temptation to restore it and gives it a good shave and shampoo instead. #352-1953 BOSLEY MARK I GT 2-door Coupe. Body by Richard Bosley. S/N 1. Red/ black leather. LHD. Odo: 115 miles. As new. 6F09T141634. Candy metal flake red/burgundy velour. LHD. Pro-street race/show car. Wetlook paint with wild mustang (the horses) graphics. Racing tires, all electronic dash. Supercharged and nitrous. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $10,350. Offered "without reserve" at this venue, a lack of reserve is what this car is all about. A full-blown show car more appropriate for "World of Wheels" than a high-end auction. Worth much more than the sold price in parts alone. #377-1973 VOLLSTEDT-OFFENHAUSER Turbo Indy Racer. Body by Vollstedt. S/N unknown. Dark blue/black cloth/vinyl. vinyl. LHD. Odo: 94,595 miles. 1,108 sport racers sold in the US. Decent chrome and good paint and panel fit. Great interior, wood steering wheel, detailed motor. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $5,750. How many of these once-disposable Fiat coupes could possibly still exist? Once worth more for the value of their taillights (which were used on a variety of Italian exotic cars), by mere survival two decades on, this car sold at a bargain price. #324-1972 FERRARI 246 GT DINO Coupe. S/N 03612. Dark red/black leather. wheels with '53 Stude hubcaps with red centers. Bench seat, retractable hard top. Many, many paint and trim flaws. Poor chrome with October, 2000 i Recent restoration to show condition. An unusual but pretty body style. Halibrand mag wheels, Lincoln 12" brakes. All-fiberglass construction. 55-gallon fuel tank. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $233,500. A true one-off automobile. Attractive European styling, tasteful flowing lines to rival the most fashionable of Italian coachbuilders. #351-1959 SCIMITAR PROTOTYPE 2door Retractable. Body by Reutter. S/N CT19441. Black, silver/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 47,352 miles. Automatic transmission. Steel Some wear through use but decent overall quality. Monroe shocks, Simpson 5-point driver harness, mixed Smiths and Stewart-Warner gauges, Air Research turbo. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $34,500. A five-time Indy entrant, most famous in its Bryant Heating and Cooling livery. Own a piece of Indy history from back in the days when Indy mattered. A very good buy. DON'T MISS A MOMENT! Get the Complete Insider's Guide. Call our 24-hour subscription hotline 1-800-2892819 and get started today! 47

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SCM AUCTION REPORT: RM AUCTIONS MONTEREY CA  • • • • • • • • • ENGLISH CARS • • • • • • • • #134-1930 ROLLS-ROYCE "SPEED WAGON" Tourer. S/N WJ95RM530614404. Black, polished aluminum/black leather. RHD. RM Auctions Monterey, CA August 18-19, 2000 Auctioneer: Peter Bainbridge Number of automotive lots: 152 Number of automotive lots sold: 122 Sale rate: 80% Sale total: $17,193,770 High: Lot #454, 1964 Cobra Daytona Coupe, sold for $4,400,000 Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 10% Report by Dave Kinney, Dave Brownell, Chip Baldoni, Bob LeFlufy, Pat Braden and John Apen Market opinions in italics or he three automotive auctions that take place during the Monterey Weekend each have a distinct personality. Christie' s, located in Pebble Beach on Sunday night, is the grand finale, the last event of a very busy weekend. The Brooks auction, held at Quail Lodge on Saturday evening, is positioning itself as a high-end quality sale for those of sophisticated automotive tastes. But the meat-and-potatoes sale (now, with the addition of David Gooding, filet mignon and sauteed porcini) is the RM auction held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Monterey. The 2000 event was an unqualified success by any measure. With sales exceeding $17 million, including a record $4.4 million for a Cobra Daytona coupe, the dollar volume alone is impressive. When the 80% sell-through rate is factored in, RM's voice in the collector car world continues to speak strongly. Injecting a bit more formality to the venue, this year bidders remained seated rather than swarming over the auction block like a gaggle of early-morning garage sale bargain hunters. While this allowed everyone in the room a better view of the cars, it did remove the entertaining spectacle from years past of all the usual Monterey wheelers and dealers gathering in one 20' by 20' square to grind and be ground on by the auctioneer and each other. On both Friday and Saturday nights, the RM auction transforms the lobby, ballroom, driveway, parking garage—and indeed, all open spaces in the complex—into part of the auction. From Abarths to multimillion-dollar Ferraris, the emphasis is on sports cars of all vintages and price ranges. Many of the cars in this report sold for two and three (or more) times the prices you will find in any current guidebook or price guide. In most cases, these were just an example of Monterey exuberance, and the prices will be hard to duplicate in any other setting. However, in some situations, for instance, Jaguar XKs of all types, the market for top-flight examples is clearly moving up.—Dave Kinney 48  Powered by 1,000-hp Rolls-Royce Spitfire Merlin engine driving through 4-speed box. 15gallon dry sump oil tank, hydrokinetic clutch, cantilevered chassis, 162" wheelbase, six-inch exhausts, alloy body and 50-gallon fuel tank, all in very good condition. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $198,000. So, what's it worth? It would probably cost the purchase price and more to build from scratch, so from that viewpoint it's a fair buy. Looks like the kind of massive hybrid Jay Leno loves to take on L. A. freeways and terrorize commuters. #412-1949 MG TC 2-door Convertible. S/N XPAG8349. Dark green/tan vinyl. RHD. Odo: 53,932 miles. Wire wheels look larger than life in chrome, resemble clown shoes when Pebble chips in paint. Great driver or potential local show goer. Very nice interior. Car looked as if it had been used since restoration but carefully maintained. Trisun brand radials will take some explaining, though. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $36,300. High price for car that wasn't in restored/unused condition. TF1500 is probably the most usable of the classically styled T-series MGs, but still will be a challenge on the freeway. #421-1956 JAGUAR XK 140 MC 2-door Roadster. S/N S81162. Br green/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 2 miles. Fresh! Sir William would #416-1955 MG TF 1500 2-door Roadster. S/N HDA467088. Burgundy/tan vinyl. LHD. Odo: 79,214 miles. Non-original chrome wires. fitted with wide whitewalls. Non-original metallic paint. Weak details: clouded/cracked running lights. Spotlight in place of horn made car look a bit like a tart. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $24,200. Number listed as chassis number is actually engine number No chassis plate visible. Older restoration with little use since. May turn heads at the MG Gathering of the Faithful but won't get any respect. #120-1952 JAGUAR XK 120 SE FHC. S/N S679463. Black/red leather. LHD. Odo: 62,184 be proud; this one is nicer than they ever left the factory. High-quality restoration, high point show potential. (How does the Jag club's laughingly inflated point scale handle cars that are this nice? 110 points out of 100?) Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $83,600. One Jag wag scoffed at this car and price, but he was a typical clubbystyle cheapskate. Well over twice the guide book's values, but books don't buy cars. Excited bidders do. A price that will be hard to duplicate. #167-1957 ASTON MARTIN DB2/4 Drop Head Coupe. S/N LML 1003. Eng.# VB6345. Ice blue metallic/blue leather. LHD. Odo: 203 miles. Painted wire wheels. Very good paint, some weak panel gaps, but presents well overall. Fresh red leather. Excellent chrome. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $45,100. Sometimes, when the right two people attend an auction, strange prices result. This is the only possible explanation for a bid just about twice market value. miles. Lovely, fresh restoration, missing chrome windshield surround and some of its tools. Period wood wheel is attractive. Nice engine detail, new wiring harness. A late entry as not in the catalog. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $86,900. Another example of strong Aston market conditions. Some of these cars have sold in this condition for as little as $50,000 in recent years, but not anymore. #121-1959 MG A Roadster. S/N HT43/ 20714. Robin's egg blue/tan leather. LHD. Odo: Sports Car Market

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• • • • • • • • • • • • SCM_UCTION REPORT: RAI AUCTIONS MONTEREY CA • • •  in the marketplace, only auction fever could account for this high bid. #432-1959 ASTON MARTIN DB2/4 Drop head Coupe. S/N LML 820. Red/red vinyl. RHD. 4-speed manual. Bucket seats. 25,612 miles. Great paint, panel gaps, and leather. Some wear to older restoration, but an honest car. Good chrome to wire wheels. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $24,200. Almost twin-cam money for a non twin-cam car. Appealing color combination coupled with a well-done restoration yields a big dollar return for the seller. #175-1959 AUSTIN-HEALEY BUGEYE SPRITE 2-door Convertible. S/N AN531431. Kermit green/green vinyl. RHD. Minilite-style as if it has just been stored and polished and stored and polished for several years since. #459-1960 ASTON MARTIN DB4 GT Chrome wire wheels. In the catalog as a 1959 which would make it a MK 3, it isn't. Probably 1954, wrong seat and carpet material, chrome wires with wrong knock-offs. Body and door fit off on both sides, wrong radio. Not a very nice car at all. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $82,500. A strange result, a lot of money for what it is. About right if it were a MK 3, which it isn't. wheels. Good panel gaps. Good paint and chrome. All there but not all correct. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $15,400. No. 1 money for a No. 3 car With dozens of left-hand drive examples #409-1960 MG A TWIN-CAM 2-door Roadster. S/N YD31416. Bright red/black leather, red piping. LHD. Odo: 1,122 miles. Where has this car been? Rubber is worn and discolored and polish residue in every crack. Excellent panel fit, good chrome. Recent restoration, Tr-light headlights, Michelin tires on factory-style knock-off wheels. Rebuilt motor, fresh brakes. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $29,150. Restoration appears well-done, but car looks Coupe. S/N 107R. Green/black. LHD. Odo: 42,248 miles. 4-speed manual. Bucket seats. Chrome wire wheels. A car that has been driven but maintained and presented very nicely. Nice paint, interior, wheels, tires. Not your AMOC Concours champ, but very handsome. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $216,700.A bit less than Brooks got for their DB4 GT, and I liked this one better so, good buy! #124-1961 ASTON MARTIN DB4 Coupe. S/N DB4 593R. BR green/black leather. RHD. Your Best Way to Lease the Best • Custom-Tailored Leases • From 24 to 60 Months • Equity Transfers • Early-Termination Rebates • Business & Individual • Coast-to-Coast Service • Dealer Inquiries Welcome • Lease to Own • Barrett-Jackson's Sole Authorized Leasing Agent PUTNAM FINE AUTOMOBILE LEASING NEW/PRE-OWNED/EXOTIC/COLLECTIBLES SINCE 1983 Greemvich, CT  800.278.0071 Please Visit PutnamLeasing.com  Scottsdale, AZ 888.995.5800

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Sala AUCTION REPORT: RAI AUCTIONS MONTEREY CA ...V.VVIAIN Odo: 93,675 miles. 4-speed manual. Bucket seats. Chrome wire wheels. A right-hand-drive DB4, chrome wire wheels, straight body with nice paint and interior but mismatched front and rear tires. All four are bald. Poor fit on driver's door and incorrect knock-offs. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $45,100. An average car brought good money here. Right hookers are a tough sell in the US, especially with needs. What kind of owner has bald tires on an Aston? Let's hope there are no other surprises lurking. #420-1963 JAGUAR SERIES I XKE 3.8 2-door Convertible. SIN 879628. Red/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 63,765 miles. Chrome tition brakes with cooling ducts, and offset wire wheels. Good panel fit, no dings or dents on decent paint. Excellent chrome. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $198,000. Built by factory for privateer to race at Le Mans in 1964. Good price for a nicely-presented car that can impress Ferrari owners on the street and at the bar on vintage road rallies. #465-1966 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 BJ8 2-door Convertible. S/N HB J8L/29393. Dark blue, white/black. LHD. Odo: 78,675 miles. New Moss Motors interior. New dashboard. Banjo steering wheel. Non-standard paint col- shield glass, Goodyear Eagle GTs on incorrect wheels, bad window gaskets, weird starter noise. Some blue smoke. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $18,700. If the new owner can live with the starter noise and blue smoke, fair enough price. Top dollar for a Mk I Tiger is $25K, and they have to be perfect to get that. #123-1970 LOLA T192 FORMULA A/ 5000 Racer. SIN HU-19219. Sunoco blue/black/ fiberglass. Avon racing slicks, Koni shocks. Lots of fun chrome bits to polish. Much better paint and chrome than seen on most ex- racers. Restored with Sunoco livery. Cond: 2-. SOLD wires. Immaculately detailed motor. Great paint, overall fit and finish. Recently restored to very attractive but not quite concours condition. Has already seen some road use so should be well-sorted. A fine Jag. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $74,800. Healthy price, but ready to be driven and enjoyed, or new owner can spend several grand more to bring it to JCNA concours-competitive level. #454-1964 COBRA DAYTONA Coupe. Body by Carrozzeria Gransport. S/N CSX 2300. Blue, white stripes/blue. LHD. 4-speed ors in good condition. New but poorly-installed interior kit; indifferently detailed engine compartment. Poor top fit on older top, possible head gasket leak? Cond: 3. SOLD AT $31,900. Claimed to be '66, but actually built in summer '64. Very early "phase 2" BJ8 with increased clearance, but single indicator lights. Fair price for this driver #153-1966 JAGUAR XKE Convertible. S/N 1E12445. Red/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 33,032 miles. Series I car with decent leather, bad panel gaps. AM/FM original style radio, AT $50,600. Ex-Mark Donohue. Eligible for the new BOSS series in the US and Europe, recent appearances at historic events. Close your eyes and think of '70s open-wheel racers; this is the image you imagine. An E-ticket ride for bargain money and a solid buy. #163-1988 ASTON MARTIN VOLANTE Convertible. S/N SCFV81C 1 JTL1567. Cream/cream leather. LHD. Odo: 8,365 miles. manual. Bucket seats. Mags. One of six built. Superb Shelby/Mann period history. Once sat in Japanese used car lot with Ford 302 and automatic transmission. Restored to better than new. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $4,400,000. The price made didn't seem to surprise anyone, so let's call it market-correct. However when you've only got six cars to work with, the market is thin indeed. #456-1964 JAGUAR XKE SEMI-LIGHTWEIGHT Convertible. S/N 880115/6321 WK. BR green/black leather. LHD. Odo: 66,650 miles. Not one of the "factory lightweights" but included many racing modifications including D-type head, close-ratio gear box, compe- 50  presentable chrome except window channels. Good carpets, Bondo over ding at rear. Some good detail work, but not all original style and type. Pirelli P77 tires. A driver. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $57,200. Lots of pre-auction interest. The more you looked, the less you found to like. Not a bad driver but not show car potential. Hard to think of another venue where the seller would do as well. #154-1966 SUNBEAM TIGER MK I Convertible. Body by Rootes. S/N B9470662LRXFE. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 27,117 miles. Soft top and black hardtop. AM/FM cassette. Delaminating wind- Automatic. Bucket seats. Factory mag wheels. Still a new car and looks it. Believed a oneowner car and pristine. Engine compartment very nicely detailed. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $82,500. More than we have seen for other Volantes in recent times, but as a new car probably worth the money. FRENCH CARS #114-1913 PEUGEOT BEBE Racer. S/N 10823. Red/black leather. RHD. Bebe Peugeots were the mechancial creation of Ettore Bugatti and that gives them a cachet most voiturettes can't match. Brescia Bugatti-style radiator, minimal bodywork, boy-racer appearance. Looked ready for show or leisurely tours of Laguna Seca track. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $16,500. More winsome than wild, this car would make Sports Car Market

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• AN• •• •••••• m• S CM AUCTION REPORT:RM it TIONS MONTEREY quality standards. If this is a real one, then it's a bargain. #445-1931 BUGATTI TYPE 51 GRAND PRIX 2-Seater. S/N 51149. Eng.# 27. French racing blue/black leather. RHD. A "bitsa" a neat addition to a Bugatti collection that has everything else connected with Le Patron. As a vintage race car it could probably get whipped by a well-ridden ten-speed bicycle. #104-1927 BUGATTI TYPE 52 Open Roadster. SIN N/A. French racing blue/blue. assembled from remains of various Type 51s. Rebuilt and restored by UK Bugatti specialists. Veteran of some vintage racing in Europe and England. Shows well and appears to be race and road ready. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $385,000. A genuine unmessed-with Type 51 is as rare as bifocals on an owl. Most Bugattis have had components mixed in from donor cars ever since they were new, so purity isn't as important as performance. About $100K below market. Four-speed. Some dirt and wear, good paint leather and tires. Polished rims with sidemounted spare tire. Leather bonnet straps and side-mount holder. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $11,000. The Type 52 Bugatti "child's car" is always a hit at auctions. These have been reproduced for dozens of years around the world with different levels of success and different GERMAN CARS #122-1939 MERCEDES-BENZ 230 Cabriolet B. S/N 446 859. Two-tone gray/red leather. LHD. Frame-off restoration in 1988. Still presents well and capable of winning prizes at regional concours and shows. Interior looks very original. Factory fitted luggage included. Originally delivered to Sweden in 1940. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $71,500. Strong money for a nice-looking car These relatively heavy cars are slugs to drive, requiring vigorous stirring on the shifter for any sort of performance. But, it has the three-pointed star out front and that makes all the difference for many buyers. #178-1953 MESSERSCHMITT KR 175 BUBBLETOP Kabinenroller. S/N 1519. Mint green/tan vinyl. Odo: 1,177 kms. Three wheeler with luggage rack. Very clear plexi top with no scratches or hazing. Good chrome and As the only collector-car insurer licensed in all 50 states, Grundy is with you wherever you are and wherever you go. Grundy's complete coverage is tailored to meet your needs and always includes agreed value, unlimited mileage for touring and pleasure driving, no model year limitations and the highest liability limits. Only Grundy provides collector-car coverage so complete, it's even geographical. 400 Horsham Road • P.O. Box 1957 • Horsham, PA 19044 www.grundy.com October, 2000  Worldwide Collector Car Insurance 1 - 8 0 0 - 3 3 8 - 4 0 0 5 51

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 SCM AUCTION REPORT: RM AUCTIONS MONTEREY CA "I'm _ stainless trim. A good quality restoration. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $13,200. Really an enclosed motorcycle, the Messerschmitt was built to put a post-war Europe back on wheels. A fair price. #128-1954 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL GULLWING Coupe. SIN 450086. Black/black #109-1956 PORSCHE 356A Speedster. Body by Reimer. S/N 81191. Black/tan leather. crowd as it was lionunered down. A brilliant car, but still a 300SL price that hasn't been seen on the auction block in a decade. #426-1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 300S 2door Coupe. SIN A188011-5500009. Black/ leather. LHD. Odo: 7,020 miles. Belly pans, older style Michelin tires, some wear in gaskets, older leather interior. Good gaps. Hurt by unexciting color combination and older restoration. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $133,000. Even in its present shape, this car should have brought at least in the $150,000 to $160,000 range. More evidence that 'flash" sells, even to sophisticated buyers? The seller was wise not to let it go. #442-1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Gullwing Coupe. S/N 198 010 5500494. Gray/red leather. LHD. Odo: 83,000 miles. Professional restoration. Comes with fitted luggage. Well documented example. Travels the concours circuit in a trailer. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $319,000. Car soared beyond high estimate and brought applause from the 111111111M CLASSIC, N.A.DA. COLLECTIBLE AND sPECIAL INTEREST CAR APPRAISAL GUI Order Twori=ilm (en) Actual Book Size is 43'," x 8" with Over 680 Pages of Information! Now you can get Moots of values for all kinds of classic, collectible and special interest cars and trucks in one great publication! This useful guide gives you NADA values on dassic, collectible, spedal interest cars and trucks for model years 1930-1979 and exotic cars manufactured from 1946-1999. You also get engine information, optional equipment, vehide night and three value ranges (low • Average • High) based on condition. Also included: • Separate Sections for Cars and Trucks. • National list of Car Clubs and Registries. • A complete listing of N.A.D.A. Classic, Collectible & Spedal Interest Car Advisory Board Members. • Extensive Optional Equipment Sections. • Automotive Museums. • Auction Companies. • Classic Car Insurance Companies. • Approved list of Classic Cots. • Certified Milestone Cars. • Classic Car Transportation Companies • Updated three times per year ( January-May-September). LHD. Odo: 309 miles. Scratches to back win dow. Oily handprint on the top. Glue visible on carpets. Very good paint. A former good-quality restoration, shopworn since. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $49,500. All flaws listed could have been fixed in 5 hours of hard work. Would the car have brought $3 or $4K more on the block? I would have spent the time cleaning to net $600 to $800 per hour Worth the price paid. #103-1959 PORSCHE Monoposto Trac- tor. SIN 1474. Eng.# 1541. Red, tan/tan. Odo: 4,054 miles. Dry-rotted tires, orange peel paint. red leather. LHD. Odo: 90,069 kms. New Firestone wide whites, good wood, older paint and chrome. Poor leather is no help. Trying hard to reach "patina:" looks a little closer to "needs restoration." Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $79,750. One ofjust 216 built. These are pretty and important cars, and this example was sold for a marketcorrect price. The new owner's dilemma: restore parts and pieces or keep as is. NADA. APPRAISAL GUIDES he most complete and reliable pricing available for real collectors! 70 Years of Values! ERICA'S LEADING SOURCE FOR USED VALUES ORDER FORM $40.00 - - (Postage & Handling Included) ORDER BY PHONE (800) 966 6132 ORDER BY FAX (714) 556 8715 Visit our website: www.nadaguides.com Billing Information U VISA  Check or Money Order (No CODs) U Discover   Authorized Signature  Account Number U MasterCard CI American Express Expire Dote SPORTS CAR MARKET N.A.D.A. CLASSIC, COLLECTIBLE AND SPECIAL INTEREST CAR APPRAISAL GUIDE 1 Year Subscription  NAME ADDRESS CITY  LAREA CODE) PHONE NUMBER  STATE  FAX NUMBER N.A.D.A. Appraisal Guides • P.O. Box 7800 • Costa Mesa CA • 92628 . (800) 966-6232 52  Sports Car Market ZIP

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Sala AUCTION REPORT: RM AUCTIONS MONTEREY Head-lights, silver painted trim. A retired worker, ready for the Porsche collector who wants one of every model. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $8,800. Just the vehicle for tending to the vineyards. Owners report strong oversteer problems at speeds in excess of 75 mph, but able to plow right through at the dirt tracks. Sold at the market price. #116-1959 PORSCHE 356A 2-door Coupe. Body by Reutter. SIN 107872. Light yellow/ chocolate brown leather. LHD. Odo: 34,547 presented. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $231,000. Another over-the-top price at an auction where high prices are the norm. Very good cars bring very good money at Monterey and with the market still trending up, the new owner might consider this a savvy investment one year from today. Stay tuned. #174-1960 PORSCHE 356B 2-door Coupe. S/N 110476. Silver/silver vinyl, cloth. LHD. Odo: 47,104 miles. 10,000 miles since motor miles. Pirelli P600 tires, California black plates. Very good fit and finish. Excellent chrome. Tidy and complete. Some wear to driver's seat bolster. No radio. Chrome wheels. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $30,500. This was a nice example, however, the money paid was clearly over the top. Irrational exuberance hits the Porsche market, with no Alan Greenspan to put the brakes on. Time for short selling? #132-1959 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Roadster. S/N 1980 42 9500046. Silver/blue leather. LHD. Odo: 59,679 miles. Polished rims, Euro lights, excellent chrome, leather and paint. Very good fit and finish. Complete and well CA coupe. So, if you are the new owner, drive and enjoy but do not restore. Repeat mantra. #461-1961 VOLKSWAGEN 21-WINDOW Microbus. S/N 246147867. Red, white/gray overhauled. Sunroof, cloth in seats coming apart. Chrome wheels. Tacky Porsche crest on left front fender. A driver. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $17,050. Repeat this mantra: It costs only a little bit more to restore a convertible than a vinyl. LHD. Odo: 92,936 miles. Seen before at "The Auction," Las Vegas. Decent fit and finish but trim not up to #1 car standard. Decent vinyl interior, tinted upper windows. Runs good with no smoke. Light tappet noise. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $34,100. Same bus, different day. See SCM auction report, July 2000, page 44. Driven 2 miles since last seen. Same condition, but now announced sold for thousands less than the last time around. All the money, plus a bunch more. #441-1962 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL 2door Roadster. S/N 19804210003047. Bordeaux/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 83,989 miles. Recent full restoration of a three-owner car. Excellent paint, chrome and leather. Disc brakes. Two serial numbers away from the Auction Reports continued on page 73 LT. FINANCIERS OF FINE CLASSIC AUTOMOBILES SPORTS CAR FINANCING 8.99%* 4-12 YEARTER1VIS ANTIQUE • CLASSIC • MUSCLE • EXOTIC • ROD • SPORT PURCHASE • REFINANCING • PREQUALIFY FOR AUCTION FREE 10 MINUTE LOAN APPROVAL Fax 1-508-945-6006. Apply at virwvv.jjbest.com *8.99% APR fixed rate on $100,000, 10yrs with payment of $1266.21 monthly. Simple interest, no pre-payment penalty. Rate in ad correct at time going to press, all loans fixed rate. Corporate loans available. DEALER INQUIRIES WELCOME. October, 2000 53 APPLY NOW BY PHONE OR FAX — OPEN 6 DAYS 1-800-USA-1965

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Cltti'sdMislil`l S 1991 Lotus Elan Introduced during the same twelve-month period as the Miata, Geo Metro convertible and Capri droptop, the Elan was simply ignored by the American public. It was just another small sports car (with the Isuzu name staring back at you from the engine bay), and hugely overpriced at $40,000. You probably didn't know they cost $43,000 each to manufacture—I guess they weren't planning to make it up on volume with this one. hould the Harvard Business School need yet another case study in how a great idea can go counter-clockwise down a toilet if not executed properly, please have them refer to the launch/ introduction/sale of the 1991 Lotus Elan Turbo SE in the US. Federalization snarls delayed introduction by months; a few dealers didn't receive inventory until mid-1991 and then painfully stocked new product through the second quarter of 1993. Most Elans were sold at a rebated price of $32-34,000. Just 546 produced for the US. duced)." Okay, so Mike Kimberley and Adrian Palmer, the former Lotus "think-tank-braintrust," missed Fenway Park by an entire state. We should thank them nonetheless for making this fine car and blessing us with 546 examples, a little short of the original aggressive target of 3,000 units per year. Now let's shed the bad karma for a moment. A properly driven Elan could lap Road Atlanta just one-half second slower than a 1991 Esprit Turbo, with the Esprit producing over 100 more bhp. European magazines would routinely pit the Elan successfully against the Lancia Integrale or the Porsche 911; they understood the sophisticated and incredibly robust suspension and handling package that the Elan had to offer. It was referred to by the Refurbished and Warranted We own the largest remaining supply of De Lorean parts in the world and have been a "DeLorean-only" service and restoration facility since 1984. Trained mechanical and body technicians on staff. No one in the DeLorean community is more prepared or qualified than DeLorean Motor Company. 65% of these wonderful rockets were produced in Calypso Red while the cry from the Lotus lovers was, "we want yellow (fifty-one produced), British Racing Green (thirtyseven produced) or black (six pro- motoring press as "The fastest car you could drive from point to point in real traffic." 0 to 60 mph can be accomplished in 6.4 to 6.7 seconds, which is fast enough in a straight line, and even more fun when accelerating down an exit ramp. Top speed was rated at 137 mph. All 546 cars came equipped with gray leather, A/C and black canvas tops. The only original factory option was a trunk-mounted CD player. Many Elam have since been fitted with aftermarket sport exhausts, different waste gates, adjustable boost systems, fog lights and rollbars. The front-wheel drive (originally maligned by the purists) works magically in the wet and snow. Watch for an unfortunate rip in the canvas top from the hinge catching (expensive to repair), dash warpage (replacements now unavailable), poor glovebox fit, bent rims, maladjusted shifter cables and bad window motors. Sun-bleached cars will show peculiar paint fade and composite sinkage is not uncommon, leading to blotchy paint. The 1.6-liter, 162-bhp, 16-valve motor, fitted with multi-port fuel injection and mated to a five-speed gearbox, has turned out to be rather bulletproof. The composite body panels don't ding, rust or scratch easily and two sets of golf clubs happily fit in the boot. The top is very simple and efficient to use. Average cars today routinely have accumulated less than 30,000 miles. Yellow, green and black are still the most sought-after colors. When a 3,000-mile car comes up for sale, it's not unusual for it to bring $30,000; enthusiasts understand the car now, appreciate what it has to offer and are finally, ten years after it was produced, willing to pay for it. (But still not to 1991 list prices.) My advice is to buy an Elan and take advantage of its robust drivetrain. Drive it 100,000 miles and confound your neighbors that a Lotus can actually go that far without exploding into a million little English bits. The Elan will keep pace with any SLK, Boxster or Z3 and provide far more exclusivity. Best of all, they still have a crisp, modern appearance that makes them look far newer than you would expect from a twelveyear-old design. Enjoy.—Steve Serio• Year produced  Number produced  Original list price  Current value  1991 546 (for the US) $39,995 Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Grey or black interior, manual or automatic transmission, performance, appearance and comfort options available, 6 month/6 : 000 mile warranty  $29,500 DE LOREAN MOTOR COMPANY 54  10804 Roark Road Houston, TX 77099 USA 281-568-9573 281-568-9386 Fax www.delorean.com $15,000-22,000 (ay. mileage) Add 40% for extremely low-mileage examples, add 25% for cars painted yellow, green, black) $800 (25,000 miles, includes timing belt) $18 ID sticker in engine compartment and chassis tag under windshield, ID tag on left side of dashboard facing the driver's door; stamped on the end of the right-hand chassis rear crossmember Engine #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  forward of the latch; stamped on the block alongside the clutch housing Under the hood, on a sticker, Lotus reMarque, P.O. Box L, College Park Station, MD 20741 www.lotuscarclub.org Porsche 944 Turbo or 911 Carrera, Alfa Romeo Spider, Ferrari 308 GT4 Sports Car Market

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Book Reviews  Ratings: Ilryfr71-erli- is Best. Two copies of books, videos, CDs, etc. must The Legendary 2.3: Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Author: Simon Moore Publisher: Parkside Publications, Inc. Phone: 206/621-1818 Size: 101/4" x 101/2" hardcover. 962 pages (three volumes in slipcase) Price: $350 includes S/H (North America); $395 includes S/H (outside NA) Rating: Serious Alfa collectors with a need to know: ***** Fashionable enthusiasts lookingfor a coffee table book that actually has something meaningful between the covers: The term "outof-the-box thinking" is common, even though the actual practice is not. One mark of genius is the ability to come up with unique concepts. Simon Selecting a universe of 188 8C 2300 cars increases the size of the task disproportionally, a fact Simon himself acknowledges in the early pages of this book. It has taken years longer to complete than even he expected. Other lessons were also carried over from the 2.9 book experience: mere mention of a specific car changes its provenance and value. Simon did not want to create a book which, by its very nature, would augment the market value of the cars. As a result, he includes an introductory disclaimer, and suggests that some sensitive, non-essential information has been omitted which might have unfairly affected the value of the cars. This is a meticulously annotated index of serial numbers. It is not an item for the casual reader; but instead a library of information dedicated to one of the great cars of history. There are almost 1,000 pages in the three volumes which comprise this book, and one wonders what kind of leisure time Simon has managed to find beyond his global search for information about the cars. (Parts of his own 8C 2900A had been dispersed over several continents.) The weight of the work, physically as well The smaller the size of the subject population, the more feasible such an approach becomes. Even with the thirty-five or so examples of the Alfa Romeo 8C 2900, however, the size of this task is more daunting than one might expect. Some of the current owners would prefer not to be found, thanks to the considerable value of the cars and the occasional need for anonymity. October, 2000  Moore's seminal The Immortal 2.9 (1986) set a new standard in automotive literature for daring, if not outright genius: select a model with a small production run and document every car produced. be furnished for review. Please send both copies to SCM, PO. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. The very nature of this book invites criticism. Extremes inspire extremes: one is hard pressed not to nit-pick fingerprints on polished-alloy Silver Ghost bonnets. Try as I might, I cannot fault this work. At $350, the cost of a decent dinner for four these days, The Legendary 2.3 is an absolute bargain, and an essential addition to any serious Alfa library.—Pat Braden as conceptually, is astounding. Like his earlier effort on the 2.9, this book is as classic as the model itself. By comparison, everyone else who has ever published a word about Alfa is a mere scribbler, so monumental is Simon's accomplishment. Enthusiast's Companion BMW 6 Series: Author: Jeremy Walton Publisher: Bentley Publishers Phone: 800/423-4595 Size: 91/2" x 101/2" hardcover. 217 pages Price: $44.95 Rating: BMW fans: **** Casual enthusiasts: ** 6 Series II I The era of the modern six-cylinder BMW coupe began with the 280005 way back in 1968. This car's engine increased to three liters and was then fitted with fuel injection. This series ended in 1974 and it wasn't until 1976 that But what changed over the years? Which car is fastest or rarest? What are the trouble spots to look out for? Jeremy Walton (also author of the excellent book Unbeatable BMW) has put all the necessary information between two covers. Walton begins with a short history of BMW, covering not only the road cars but racers and even aircraft development. Then the 6 Series gets its due from prototype through to production. All of the iterations are here, including the 24valve M Series and even some coverage of the 635's development into a race car. Though written in the UK, BMW 6 Series: Enthusiast's Companion has sections covering specifications and production numbers for US models. Also included in the appendices are a listing of the collectible 6 Series models with full specs, the chassis numbers and original purchasers of cars built by BMW Motorsport and a list of options for each model year. —Michael Duffey the new six-cylinder 630 coupe would appear. The car, like the CS series before it, grew both in displacement and specifications. This series of cars (specifically the 3.5 liter examples, the 635) are bargain-priced forays into the world of European GT cars. A History of the New York International Auto Show 1900-2000 Author: Gregg D. Merksamer Publisher: Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association Phone: 718/746-5300 Size: 81/2" x 11" paperback. 192 pages Price: $19.95 plus $6.95 S/H Rating: Automobile historians *** Casual enthusiasts *114/2 fiECZE2=1.11111MI NEW YORE IN1ERNATIoN:11.  1:4,...,1, N14.... SlloW The  author claims to have spent four and a half years researching the material for this book and considering the wealth of information that it contains, it is surprising that it only took that long. He has done a com- mendable job of taking a rather dry subject and turning it into a fascinating description of the evolution of the automotive industry. Author Merksamer relates that the first indoor show was held at Madison Square Garden on November 3, 1900 and was complete with a twenty-foot wide wood demonstration track. The show was sponsored by the Automobile Club of America, which was initially formed to fight the Park Department ban on horseless carriages and to solve the problem of finding garage space in Manhattan, proving that some things never change. The evolution of the New York Auto Show parallels that of the auto industry and as the Selden patent dispute created a rivalry between licensed and independent manufacturers (George B. Selden protected his invention of an internal-combustion-powered automobile with a patent before he had the chance to build one himself, forcing manufacturers of the time to pay the patent-holders royalties for the use of his invention), rival shows were also staged from 1906 to 1913. Merksamer also relates that in 1906 there was a $2 per gallon Federal tax on fuel (about $37 per gallon in today's dollars) and that the price of fuel had doubled during the past five years. By the mid-'50s the auto shows had become big business, as over 100,000 visitors attended the 1953 World Motor Sports Show that was held in January. The rival Herb Shriner's 3rd Annual International Motor Sports Show, held in February, claimed $1,500,000 in sales. Merksamer walks us through the past 100 years of the automobile with a flowing, entertaining style, interesting anecdotes and hundreds of unique and informative photographs.—Carl Bomstead 55

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otobili "Victory" For The Highest Bidder by Carl Bomstead Object: Sterling Silver Trophy by Charles Sykes Auction: Brooks USA, Quail Lodge, CA Date: August 19, 2000 Pre-sale estimate: $50-80,000 Sale price: $39,100 (including 15% buyer's premium) made of it in the list of approved accessories. Rolls-Royce did enter it in the 1920 Concours des Bouchons des Radiateurs where it was awarded a gold medal. The next year it was mentioned as official factory equipment and was included in the price of the vehicle. It has been in continuous use—in seven different iterations— ever since and is one of the most recognized product symbols ever produced. C harles Sykes is best remembered for designing and sculpting the "Spirit of Ecstasy" mascot for Rolls-Royce in 1911. The 1913 Rolls-Royce catalog featured only two vehicles equipped with the mascot and no mention was lication, The Car Illustrated. Lord Montagu was the owner of an early six-cylinder 40/50 Silver Ghost and a friend of Claude Johnson, a partner of C.S. Rolls and Company. Johnson was concerned that many of his vehicles were being fitted with mascots—particularly a comic cop— that were of questionable taste and marred the image of Rolls-Royce. Sykes was asked by Johnson to sculpt a figurine that would capture the essence of Rolls-Royce. Sykes, who studied at the Royal College of Art in South Kensington, was an accomplished artist and sculptor. In 1906, due to his illustrating ability, he was introduced to Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. Impressed with Sykes' skill, Lord Montagu hired him as chief illustrator for his weekly pub- He designed what was first titled the "Spirit of Speed," based on a deity who "had selected road travel as her supreme delight and has alighted on the prow of a Rolls-Royce car to travel in the freshness of the air and the musical sound of her fluttering draperies." The features of the figure were unmistakably those of Eleanor Thornton, who had at one time been Charles Johnson's secretary and was currently John Montagu's secretary and mistress. —most of which are seldom offered on this side of the world—met with enthusiastic bidding. While "Victory" fell well below its high estimate; it was purchased for a price that should be considered fair for both buyer and seller and will be an attention-getting centerpiece for the new owner's collection.• Miss Thorton was also the model for an impressive solid silver exhibition trophy "Victory" that was sculpted by Sykes in 1908. It was constructed by master silversmith Sebastian Garrard and is 201/2" high with a weight of 115 ounces. The winged figure, for which Miss Thornton posed, is resting on a winged wheel that is mounted on a cloud-circled globe, supported by seven athletes. This spectacular trophy was offered by Brooks USA at their Quail Lodge Auction during Pebble Beach week. Almost three hundred lots of outstanding mascots and other automobilia Solid silver trophy. The U tamale Solution To Your Storage Prob em Virtually Vandalproof No Site Preparation Mini Storage On Your Own Property OCEAN CARGO CONTAINERS CUSTOM MADE TO ORDER SIZES AVAILABLE: 8x8x10 • 8x8x20 • 8x8x40 tiPky MANNHEIM CONTAINERS 9911 PARAMOUNT BLVD., BLDG. 229, DOWNEY, CA 90240 • USA 56  Sports Car Market ije eWe Call: 1-562-923-0585 • Fax: 1-562-806-5503

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r  lor- Etceterini & Friends Market Place 1958 Maserati 3500 GT 1■111.- Chassis number: AM101-662 Engine number: AM101-662 bodied 3500 GT. A luxurious and spacious 2+2, the 3500 GT drew on Maserati's competition experience. Suspension was independent at the front by wishbones and coil springs, while at the back there was a conventional live-axle/semi-elliptic arrangement. Power output of the twin-cam six was around 220 hp at first. Later examples with fuel injection produced 235 hp. Built initially with drum brakes and a four-speed gearbox, the 3500 was gradually improved, gaining five speeds, front discs and finally all-disc braking. Production ceased in 1964 after more than 2,200 were built. Imported from Belgium in 1975, this left-hand drive 3500 GT spent the next nineteen years in a semi-dismantled state before being sold in 1994 for comprehensive restoration. This included a strip to bare aluminum prior to the respray in two-stage Maserati "Gladis" (metallic gray); complete engine rebuild; brake system overhaul; fuel system overhaul; new clutch; engine mounts and stainless steel exhaust system. New rubber seals were fitted to the windscreen, rear window and doors. A new headlining and carpets were fitted, together with a new Connolly leather re-trim in cream. All brightwork was re-chromed and new tires were also fitted. Completed in 1996, the car has covered very few miles since. The  M car  aserati's survival strategy for the 1960s centered on establishing the company as a producer of road cars. The Modena marque' s new era began in 1957 with the launch of the Touring- described  here  sold for  including commission, at the Brooks UK sale held at the Goodwood Festival of Speed weekend, June 23, 2000. The 3500 GT is a beautifully proportioned GT car with a very smooth and fairly powerful in-line six-cylinder engine. When compared to its Ferrari competition, the 330 2+2, the Maserati comes off as a much more integrated styling package with similar performance. Still, the 3500 GT lives in the shadow of both the Ferrari and its rarer more desirable (and shorter wheelbase) cousin: the Vignale-bodied 3500, commonly called the Vignale Spyder Within the range of 3500 GTs, there are four- speed and five-speed gearboxes, Weber carbs or Lucas fuel injection, drum brakes, disc front and drum rear brakes and four-wheel disc brakes, and probably the most important option: wire wheels. Overall, the most desirable coupe would be a carbureted, five-speed, wirewheel car; this combination of options can typically be found on front- October, 2000  Years produced  Number produced  Original list price SCM Price Guide   Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap Chassis #  Engine #  Club   disc brake cars. The later four-wheel disc braked 3500s were mostly fuel injected, though it isn't a huge problem to convert an injected car to Webers. A good number of 3500 GTs have their original Lucas fuelinjection units sitting in a box in the trunk. This car as described by SCM auction reporter Richard HudsonEvans, is claimed to be fuel injected, but no mention is made of the gearbox. We would expect a 1958 car to be a ZF four-speed, an unusual combination and not as desirable as either of the alternatives: the fivespeed or the Webers. $27,784, Metal plate on firewall Rear of engine block near flywheel The Maserati Club, P.O. Box 5300, Somerset, NJ 08875 Web site www.themaseraticlub.com Alternatives .... Lancia Flaminia 2 8 3C, Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Next are the extremely desirable wire wheels. The disc wheels fitted to Maseratis of this era were manufactured by Borrani and have an alloy rim riveted to a steel center. This is a very strong and light combination, but not anywhere near as attractive as the wire wheels, also manufactured by Borrani. In my experience, 3500s are not an easy sell under any conditions and are even more difficult to sell with disc wheels or fuel injection. Given that this car is reported to be fuel injected, most likely a four-speed and with disc wheels, it has (aside from an attractive color scheme and a condition rating by Hudson-Evans as 1-), little curb appeal for the Maserati buyers that! typically meet. The US dealers contacted unanimously put this car at $19,000, giving the injection and lack of wire wheels as the reasons for the sub-Price Guide valuation. The price of near $28,000 garnered at Goodwood could be a case of a very sharp example purchased by someone who wasn't afraid to pay a little more for a car in top condition. Or perhaps 1957-64 1,991 $11,400 $25-32,500 $2,000 $600-800 the recent increase in certain Aston Martin and Ferrari GT prices might be lifting, at least slightly, the auction figures of this oftenignored Maserati GT.—Michael Duffey (Photo and data courtesy of auction company.)• 57

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Etceterini & Friends Market Place ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular text classified only $15 per month. Parts/Parts Wanted Ads FREE for private party subscribers! BIZZARRINI ISO GRIFO 66 5300 STRADA, blk on blk, alloy body, Webers, restored, $125,000. 916-773-8109 PDT. CA CISITALIA 49 COUPE, needs some work, good car, $62,500 OBO. 618-222-1122. IL 55 808 XF, Vignale bodied convertible, 1off concept car w/factory installed T-bird running gear, complete, unrestored, drives, $78,000. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206-4676532. WA FIAT 33 BALILLA TYPE 508, splendid restoration, matching trailer, $20,000. 231-3478483. MI 62 JOLLY 600, coral, wicker seat, chrome rails, original Ghia, beautiful floor, well restored, desirable 600 model, new canvas top, wicker redone, $29,900. Vintage, 941355-6500. FL 67 DINO COUPE, 35K km, red, excellent condition, $10,000. 716-889-2378. NY 70 DINO SPIDER, 2.4 Liter Ferrari V6 engine, restored to like new condition, beautiful triple black, $37,500. 513-948-1791 days. OH 75 124 SPIDER, Convertible, red, new blk canvas top, 5-spd, garaged, Al perfect condition, 87K original miles $7,500 OBO. 610-275-1972. PA 67 ISO GRIFO, red/blk, 4-spd, Campy's interior, redone correctly, rust-free, recent paint, $44,900. 630-655-3535. IL 69 ISO FIDIA, rare 4-dr model, 350 cu in. 4-spd, a/c, ps, pb, pw, fully restored, grey/ red hides, beautiful example, $27,500 or fair trade. 805-656-2112. CA 71 ISO LELE, rare, exotic, hand built Italian classic w/factory installed 351 Cleveland, very uncommon with factory 5-spd, 1 of only 260 made in complete production run, $21,500. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206467-6531. FAX 206-467-6532. WA 72 ISO LELE COUPE, beautiful original car, red with tan interior, 71K orig miles, V8 w/5-spd trans, factory a/c, sunroof, $18,500. Hyman Ltd, 314-524-6000. MO 74 ISO LELE SPORT, red/blk, Cleveland 5-speed, 35M, original $22,900. 612-4786261. MN LAMBORGHINI 67 400 GT, 2+2, chassis #01222, 1 of 247 produced, professionally restored using original parts, $65,000 US $$. Terry Kell, 613-591-1482 ext-335. CANADA ON 67 ESPADA, blk/tan, beautiful and correct new interior, tri-eared knock-offs, much effort expended on this car, $25,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-6539754. CA 67 MIURA, red, S/SV upgrades and Targa top by Bob Wallace, all records, www. m ase ratinet.com aP  MASERATI *46* INTERN A000 Factory recognized. Join the world's largest Maserati support group, with more than 3,500 members from 39 countries. Tech staff available to help owners and enthusiasts; parts discounts; the famous 80+ page glossy Club magazine Viale Ciro Menotti; Club decal; roster; access to a multitude of Maserati road tests, technical bulletins, manuals, etc. To join, fax your name, address, and credit card number; you'll receive a packet of Maserati information by Air Mail. $60 USA members, $70 Canada, $90 all other countries. Join now! MASERATI PARTS TOLL FREE 1-800-MASERATI (627-3728) New & Used for All Models. Providing owners with knowledgeable, courteous, prompt professional express service since 1976. Next-day service our speciality. Competitive Prices. $10 million inventory. Service shop discounts. VISA / MC / AE Technical Assistance Line: USA + 425-455-4707 Fax: USA + (425) 646-5458 P.O. Box 1015, Mercer Island, WA 98040 USA E-mail: mie@maseratinet.com Francis G. Mandarano President 58  Serving the Maserati community since 1976 • 5K miles, beautiful condition, $99,000. 410-268-5033. MD 67 MIURA, blue w/white leather, 18K miles, US car, same owner since 1973,2,000 miles on professional mechanical rebuild, chassis #3288, engine #1627, manuals, $85,000. 215-256-1014. PA 70 ESPADA, blk/blk, series II CA car w/ 28K miles, a great car inside and out w/ Miura wheels, tools $31,500. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754. CA 72 JARAMA, fully maintained since new, red/blk, factory twin tops, banker's box of receipts, $27,000. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206-467-6531. FAX 206-467-6532. WA 73 ESPADA SERIES III, partially restored, painted, upholstery done, has most parts, extra parts included, $10,000. 304624-4102 days. 304-842-2206 eves/ wkend. WV 74 JARAMA S, factory air, 5-spd, ps, burgundy metallic/tan leather, 29K miles, especially fine example, excellent history, $32,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-5229900. FL 85 COUNTACH, Quattrovalve, 6 carbs, 17K miles, white/red, recent service, $84,500. Vintage, 941-355-6500. FL 85 JALPA SPYDER, white/white leather, original owner, 29,000 km, beautiful condition, runs great, $35,000 OBO. Private Seller, 310-322-5565. FAX 310-322-6191. CA 89 25TH ANNIVERSARY, Countach, red w/tan interior, only 3,100 miles and truly outstanding, $99,500 trades welcome. Motorcars International, 417-831-9999. FAX 417-831-8080. MO 92 DIABLO, blk w/red leather, like new, rear wing, 7K+miles, $114,500 trades considered. Motorcars International, 417-8319999. FAX 417-831-8080. MO P400 MIURA, production date 10-10-68, production order 274, chassis 3769, engine 2448, exterior blue, interior mustard, good as new (or better) same owner 15 yrs, 28K miles, call for more details, $110,000 firm 610-373-6049. PA LANCIA 57 B24S AURELIA CONV, V6, transaxle. gorgeous restoration in drk red with tan leather, Borrani ww, hardtop, superb cond, 1 of 472 built, $85,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754. CA 62 APPIA CONVERTIBLE, good body, needs mechanicals, extras, $3,500. 708-7993469. IL 62 FLAMINIA SUPER SPORT, Zagato, undergoing high quality restoration, $60,000. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206-4676531. FAX 206-467-6532. WA 65 FLAMINIA SUPER SPORT, Zagato, nice proper matching #'s car, 2.8 3C, blue with crimson, runs well, $40,000. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206-467-6531. FAX 206467-6532. WA 66 FLAMINIA, 2.8L, 3C, aluminum, Super leggera, Touring bodied convertible, 68K miles, 100% original, including ivory paint and red leather interior, pampered and Don't hesitate to buy cars in Europe! • • -"•111 It doesn't take more than a phone call to have them professionally shipped to you. Contact the specialist in Europe! c. r. logistics Phone: +41 31 888 14 24 Fax:  +41 31 888 14 25 e-mail:cariog@packimpex.ch Sports Car Market

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turnkey, excellent condition $29,500. 231882-0426. MI 67 SEDAN, 2800cc, blk over silver body, in very good restoration condition, perfect interior and mechanics, $10,000. jeandebarsy@hotmail.com , +3232380411. BELGIUM 74 STRATOS, Nicely restored former Euro rally car, very strong original Ferrari V6 engine, red w/tan interior $75,000. 513948-1791 days. OH 76 SCORPION, very nice car $5,900. 514494-7825. CANADA QC 77 SCORPION, all original, car has been in the family since new, 52K miles, silver w/red interior, exceptional condition, no rust, $4,000 firm. 404-817-4380. GA MASERATI 64 3500 Gil, 100% complete, sitting in a barn for last 20 yrs, not running, it has rust, needs total restoration, $10,900. Gullwing Motor, 718-545-0500. FAX 718-545-1308 NY 67 MEXICO, immaculate condition, fully restored, silver w/burgundy Connolly leather, stick shift, 5-spd, Borrani wheels, 51K orig miles, $21,900 OBO. 323-4620603 eves/mess. CA 69 GHIBLI, 5-spd, a/c, 47K+ mi, excellent, $31,900. Motorcar Gallery, 954-5229900. FL 70 GHIBLI SPYDER, fly yellow, blk leather, new blk top, orig dash, AM-FM radio, 4.7 Litre, 5-spd, a/c, Borrani wire wheels, 28K miles, $89,000. RPM, 954781-8440. FL 72 GHIBLI SS, very rare 4.9-liter coupe, absolutely show condition in every respect, 34K orig mi, perfect, drk burgundy, tan leather, all options, $42,500. Matthew deGarmo Ltd, 203-852-1670. CT 73 BORA, red/cream, 4.9 US model, only 2,400 miles, as new $45,000. Forza, 860350-1140. FAX 860-350-1148. CT 74 BORA, red/tan, 25K orig mi, 4.9 liter engine, fast original, comfortable, beautiful, show as new, a great ride for the price, $39,500. Motor Classic, 914-997-9133. FAX 914-997-9136. NY 74 BORA, US #700, 24K sal, silver/red leather, owned for 17 yrs, like new, $39,800. 770-971-5259. GA 77 h HAMSIN, 5-spd, blue, tan leather, meti, ulously maintained, top condition, throi ghout, $28,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954- 22-9900. FL LITERATURE Man uals & Books for all exotic & rare mak s: Service manuals, Parts manuals, Own ers manuals, History Books; see wwv .books4cars.com 206-721-3077. 888-, 80-9277 toll free WA PARTS Inno centi Spider Registry 1962-66, Italian-1 odied Sprites/Midgets. Looking for own( rs, cars, parts, Any others out there? Jim Hill, 80 Yale Rd., Menlo Park, CA 940 5. Hoodhill@aol.com ; 650-3218085 • /1 31 DUESENBERG MODEL A, 2-seat Indy car, s/n 718, an excellent running older restoration of an important piece of racing history, ex-Dusty Farno, $160,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-6539754. CA 49 JAGUAR XK 120, aluminum roadster, s/n 670025, upgraded to late 120 chassis and 3.8 E engine, full race trim including racing windscreen, cowls, air intake, aluminum C-Type seat and tonneau, stored last 20 yrs, needs restoration, $20,000. Donovan Motorcar Service, 413-499-6000. MA 51 FERRARI 195 INTER, ivory/tan, triple carbs, special ordered for Gigi Villoresi, completely restored to original condition, a must see car, $275,000. Motor Classic & Competition, 914-997-9133. FAX 914-997-9136. NY 53 AUSTIN-HEALEY, documented race history, unrestored, $15,000. 618-2221122. IL 58 MGA TWINCAM ROADSTER, green/blk, currently fitted with Butch Gilbert push rod engine, includes original twin car, knock-offs, CSRG accepted, $19,500. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754. CA 59 JAGUAR PREDATOR, D-type torsion bar front suspension, E-type rear, T-5 trans, 3.8 engine w/triple Webers, only eligible HSR D-type replica out there $35,000. Paul Lane, 203-377-6745. CT 59 LOTUS 18, all steel 1 Liter Cosworth Ford, correct Renault trans, this car has the best of everything, $45,000. Paul Lane, 203-377-6745. CT 61 ALFA ROMEO GIULIETTA SPIDER, 1300cc engine, excellent race ready condition, very competitive Group 1 race car, fully sorted $13,000. Paul Lane, 203-377-6745. CT 61 ANDREE FORMULA JR, one-off, rear-mounted, 3-carb, DKW engine, tube frame, Alum body, cover car and engineering development car "Motor Life" magazine, April 1%1. Ran at Bonneville. Interesting History. Lots of spares, $20,000. 262-534-5458. WI 64 ALFA ROMEO TZ1, chassis #096 with original matching engine #099, very good untouched condition, mechanically very good, no body or frame damage, interior, wheels, gauges, etc., all seem to have correct compo- October, 2000  nents, $189,000 trades considered. Garry Roberts, 949-650-2690. CA 64 FERRARI 250LM, #6045, ex-Bill Harrah, FIA paper work, completely restored, ready to run the Histories, $950,000. 310-652-1300. CA 64 LOTUS 32, ex Jim Clark, beautiful, historic and fast, $85,000. Paul Lane, 203-3776745. CT 64 MERCEDES-BENZ, 2305L roadster, silver, correctly setup to comply with SVRA and HSR rules, modified suspension, brakes, dual adjustable Konis, fuel cell, roll cage, all safety equipment, modified 2.8 motor, call for more details, $28,000 OBO. Peter Lesler, 330-562-2841. OH 64 TRIUMPH SPITFIRE, blue, 1147cc, fully sorted, Vintage racer with Accusump, fuel cell, fire system, full roll cage, racing cam, new tires and harness, spares and open trailer included, call for details $11,500 OBO. Steve, 909-792-4712. CA 65 LOTUS ELAN S2, vintage race prepared, log book, also street legal road equipment, documented race history from 65, ready for road or track $17,900. 561595-3000. FL 66 BMW TISA, call for details, ask about free track time with purchase, $15,000. 616253-2017. MI 66 SHELBY GT 350, vintage road racer, SVRA, excellent early documented BP history, professionally race restoration, fresh with all the best, 297 cid, 500+ hp, Tilton, Tex Racing 1-10, fastest legal Shelby, many 1 s $79,900. 716-759-1800. 716-6360966. NY August 20 00 Old Racing Photos of major racing events around the world from prewar through the '60s. Hundreds of photos, autographs and ephemera listed in FREE CATALOG. SASE appreciated. Vintage Motorphoto, 19363 Willamette Drive, PMB166, West Linn, OR 97068, USA Fax (503) 699-0433 or see our website at: www.VmtageMotorphoto.com Dr Blazznee's love of old cars and dentistry led him to create an office where one could get their braces adjusted and at the same time have their classic auto maintained. Alas, the enterprise was doomed to failure, even with the classy slogan: "Get ALL your grillework done here." Moore, via e mail — - Ummm...I said we needed a new placard for the sign.—Ken Warren, Sarasota, FL And so it came to pass. LARGE families with bad teeth and good cars began to use their Terry D. veh icles as barter for orthodontics -Norman Vogel, San Francis( o, CA Bob Lynn, Kewaskum, WI 'Darling, you look marvelous." "Thank you. You know, since I had those excess louvers removed, I feel great." Wald, Calabasas, CA t should have read: Private Orthodontics, Family Rothschild Only. — — Craig And the winner of this month's 1:18 scale model from USAppraisal is Terry Moore for his interpretation of this early attempt at orthodontic consolidation.—ED.• 59 67 MGC/GTS, chassis #1061, excellent running condition, this car can be driven on the street and taken to the track for club events, a piece of MG history $29,500. Paul Lane, 203-377-6745. CT 67 SHELBY GT 500, #1616, 4-spd, inboards, dark green, blk interior, front end off car, new engine, many new parts, $22,000. 860-872-4102. CT 69 PORSCHE 911, factory race car, many wins and history, call for details $97,500. Roy Sanders, 864-836-8797 SC or 828274-3153 Henry. NC. 69 PORSCHE 911 SPYDER, with RS 4JZ(er I%ee _ -----mmirl Am flares and spoilers, fresh rebuild of 3 liter engine, clutch, brakes, suspension, complete with roll cage, racing seats and harnesses, fire system, fuel cell, ask about Pace trailer, $21,000. 617-696-3656. MA 70 TRIUMPH TR6, professionally built race car, lowered, full suspension mods, All fuel cell, gas shocks, Anco sway bar, Pana sports, aeroquipe, SVRA logbook, beautiful, race ready, trades, $17,800. Dan, 614-771-0584. OH 74 CORVETTE, greenwood, customer car, #008, the most original of 3 Bob Riley designed, wide body crossram injected big block, ground pounding monsters, $75,000. 610-964-8085. PA• Mystery Photo  ANSWERS jell! 

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The Monthly Digest of Magnificent Motor Cars AC • Aston Martin • Austin-Healey • Bentley • Rolls-Royce • Jaguar • Lotus • MG • Triumph L 7 Registration number: JSJ 245 Chassis number: 39030 n 1936, only five years after beginning production, SS Cars startled the motoring public with the Jaguar 2.5-liter saloon, the company's first car to feature overhead valves. The engine was the robust seven-bearing, six-cylinder unit built by Standard, but with a new cylinder head designed by Harry Weslake and Bill Heynes. With 104 bhp, smoothly delivered, flowing lines, a gearbox which made the best of the power, and a new chassis, it was the model which made the company's reputation. Jaguar was then only a model name, but it was adopted as the company's name after "SS" had acquired unfortunate connotations during the war. 1 If the Jaguar saloon epitomized excitement, it was as nothing compared to the Jaguar SS 100. No sports car better epitomizes the late 1930s, which is why it has been the model for so many modern "nostalgia" cars. It looked right from every angle and age has not withered its beauty. Every aspect was in harmony. Stone guards over the large headlights, the long louvered bonnet and large wire wheels were aggressive, yet the flowing lines were silkily feline. It has the grace of a prowling cat. At Brooklands in 1936 a tuned and lightened version lapped at 104.1 mph, but normally owners tended not to race them. Instead they appeared in the rallies, trials and sprints which formed the bulk of British motorsport and they were successful because of their superb power-to-weight ratio, gearbox, brakes and handling. They were great all-rounders. Chassis number 39030 was originally dispatched to Glovers, the early SS Jaguar dealers for Ripon on January 13, 1938. The Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust, who have issued a Heritage Certificate for the car, record that it was originally delivered finished in lavender with blue trim. Purchased from Coys of Kensington in 1975, this beautiful example subsequently spent twenty years with a French enthusiast, before returning to home shores in the late 1990s. During its spell in France it underwent a comprehensive restoration by specialists Le Coq, in which the chassis and fittings were meticulously overhauled. The car comes with its original 3.5-liter engine and gearbox, although it is currently fitted with a competition power unit and uprated gearbox. These  items were assembled in the vendor's own workshops, specifically for competitive motoring and detail work included gas flowing of the cylinder head, the fitment of bronze liners to guides and conversion to use unleaded fuel. Further work was subsequently carried out to the suspension and shock absorbers as well as the gearbox by SS Jaguar specialists TRAC at a cost of over $6,400. Much attention was paid to detail, so that components such as the body tub and petrol tank were carefully and discreetly flexibly mounted to avoid damage on the arduous road rallies in which 39030 has become a competitor. Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  60  The car, now immaculately finished in traditional British Racing Green, with contrasting black hide, has recently contested such popular and competitive international rallies as the acclaimed Liege-Rome-Liege road rally. Despite this it remains in the most magnificent condition throughout and complete with FIVA identity card, UK registration and M026T certificate is ready to be entered for any similar international events to be held in this season's calendar of historic motorsports. This car sold at Barrett-Jackson/Coys of Kensington's Monaco sale on May 27, 2000 for $183,381. Stamped on right frame rail 9" behind front spring shackle; may be obscured by paint or wear Stamped on raised boss on right rear of block just below head Classic Jaguar Association, 1754 Hillcrest Ave, Glendale, CA 92669 www.classicjaguar.org Bentley 4.5-Litre DHC, LaSalle Series 50 convertible coupe, Mercedes-Benz 500K cabriolet By any usage, the SS 100 must be considered a true classic. It is rare, lovely, iconic, and best of all, enjoyable. Only 118 of these cars were ever built and yet so many still survive that it is a rare classic car gathering that doesn't have at least one out for the day. Above all, they are cars that are used and enjoyed by their owners rather than being kept in hermetically-sealed display cases. And they are practical. Even with the original four-speed gearbox, the seven-bearing engine can stand long distances at modern highway speeds without undue risk. Speeds over 80 mph are not excessive, though one must bear in mind that the car will be brought to a stop with rod-operated drum brakes slowing narrow tires. This example is not particularly original in its detailing. One specialist noted incorrect chroming used on many pieces and substitutions of modern parts for some components. However this car was restored to stand up to challenging secondary roads rather than straw-hatted concours scrutineers. The substitution of a competition-built engine (probably from a 3.5- 1935-1939 118 $1,795 $160,000-185,000 $400-500 $60-75 liter Jaguar saloon) and a modern five-speed gearbox are in keeping with this intention, though the original drivetrain was included. If the new owner had the same intention of driving this car hard and enjoying its rugged power, then the price for this attractive, event-proven car was reasonable. It can easily be enjoyed for a season or two of vintage rallying and then cleaned up and sold, with very little net cost to the owner—Gary Anderson, Editor and Publisher, British Car Magazine; editor@ britishcar corn (Photo and data courtesy of auction company.) • Sports Car Market 1938 Jaguar SS 100 3.5 Liter Market Review Buyer's Guide

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C  i: ,.,„. 7.,1,,,..,:...„:„:...,..„:„.„.„..„:„...: qi: i: i:   TOT BY GARY ANDERSON co Keeping Your Cat Cool ear Cat Trax: I live in Tucson, Arizona, and have been looking at a Mark 2 that is for sale. I've also admired the Mark IX. However, as you know, it gets very hot here. What do you think of the aftermarket air conditioners that are often installed in the sedans? I've also thought about installing one in my XK 150 fixed-head coupe. Your thoughts?—Steve Smith, via e-mail We have certainly enjoyed owning our Mark 2 and drive it frequently on weekend trips and to favorite restaurants on special evenings. The modifications that were made to the car when it was restored have made it quite practical to enjoy on a regular basis. The modern five-speed transmission, XJS steering gear, and handling package overcome the few limitations of the original Mark 2. An air-conditioning system was also installed using Sanden components when our car was restored, but I can't claim it helps much. It does take the edge off the heat when the car has been sitting in the sun, and when we're on the highway on a warm day, it is nice to run the air conditioner rather than driving with the windows open. However, it isn't ever going to compete with the instant-freeze system on a modern car and certainly won't allow you to tool around Tucson in comfort on one of your triple-digit days. To get some perspective on this, I talked to Tony Parkinson at Vicarage, which builds fine "re-manufactured" Jaguars of all types and supplies conversion parts, and to Jason Len of XKs Unlimited, which has significant Jaguar restoration and modification experience. Both agreed that an air-conditioner is a reasonable addition to a Mark 2, but both said my experience was typical. A/C is nice to have, but it won't keep the interior chilly on a tropical day in Arizona. There are two major problems with air conditioning this sedan. In order to offer a large interior on a relatively short wheelbase, the Mark 2 has very limited space in which to install the evaporator, ducts and vents. Our evaporator is installed in the passenger footwell, covered with carpet, and connects to vents installed in place of the tray in the console. It looks nice, but the air flow is limited and there isn't enough room anywhere to install outboard vents. Vents also need to be installed at the back of the passenger compartment to give the air a place to escape. Vicarage installs an XJ6 vent system in the package shelf to help there. The second problem is engine cooling. Mark 2s already are notorious for CLASSI C • 58 Porsche Speedster, 45K mi original  • 60 Porsche Roadster, restored  • 61 Porsche 356 Cabriolet  • 70 Porsche 911 S Coupe  • 72 Porsche 9111  • 66 Aston Marlin DB6 Vantage LHD  • 63 Austin-Healey BJ7  • 55 Jaguar XK 140 DHC   INVESTMENTS Desirable European Classic Sports Cars P.O.A. $85,000 $9,500 $26,800 $19,500 $9,500 • 59 Porsche 356A Convertible-D, project  $53,000 $42,000 $15,800 • See photos on our website: www.classicinvest.com Since 1989 • Buy/Sell/Restore 3303 E 42nd Ave, Denver, CO. 80216 USA Office/Fax 303.388.9788 October, 2000  running hot, and that means that most restorers don't want to put the condenser in front of the radiator unless an aluminum radiator and extra electrical fans are also installed. In very hot climates, Vicarage and XKs Unlimited install their condensers in the fender well, with a separate fan attached to push air through. Of course, this means converting to a good alternator, but that is easily done in conjunction with installing the compressor. In the big saloons—the Mark V to Mark IX series—these aren't problems. There is a lot of space to install an evaporator, put in a good duct and vent system and position an effective condenser in front of the radiator. Of course, you could just follow the snowbirds north during the really hot months, or just keep an ice-filled cooler stocked with Gatorade between the seats. If you do decide to cool your classy cat, your best bet is to pay an experienced specialist to do the installation, and it's best done when the car is being restored. Parkinson noted that they install air conditioning systems on customer cars, but don't sell the components. They just don't believe they could guarantee satisfaction in do-it-yourself installations. In this regard, Len made an interesting suggestion. If you do want to do it yourself as part of your restoration, consult a local hot rod shop. They've got experience in adapting pulleys to unusual engine/alternator/ condenser installations and know where to buy the best A/C components. Aftermarket kits are advertised in the hot rod magazines, but may not give you the quality and performance you're seeking. As for air conditioning your XK 150, Len suggested you remember that you bought a sports car that was designed more for fun than comfort. Len points out that even the factory air conditioners available on the E-types offered marginal help in reducing heat. He suggested you first focus on sealing and insulating the cockpit from engine heat. Check the grommets and seals between the engine compartment and cockpit. Even a few loose grommets can blow in what feels like all the heat in Hades. Once you're sure all the openings are sealed, then consider installing Dynamat, a thin self-sticking reflective insulation mat, under all the trim panels and carpet. It will dramatically reduce heat and road noise at the same time. Adding some ducting to channel air into the cockpit also will make a big difference. Please send your Jaguar and English car questions to editorgary@aol.com ; fax 650/949-9685. loseph ,C. 2-roise AUTOMOBILE APPRAISAL SERVICES For The Northern California Area Post war European cars a specialty, also book collections. Please call for a free consultation on all your insurance, legal & pre-sale needs. Affordable, fast and thorough service. (415) 332-8183 61 Ii: iN i:  i: i:  i: i:  i: li:  i:  i: •

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ar opping entre ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regularclassifiedonly$15permonth.Parts/Parts Wanted Ads FREE for private party subscribers! ASTON MARTIN / LAGONDA 61 DB4, rhd, all rebuilt but old paint, cosmetics $40,000 ONO,serious replies. Jerry, 330-759-5224 days. OH 65 DB5 COUPE, #1989, outstanding restoration, 70% complete, no rust/accidents, bare metal respray, sage green, rebuilt eng and ZF 5-spd, stainless brakes, Concours chassis detail, $85,000 OBO. Dave, 503-636-7503. OR 68 DB6 VANTAGE VOLANTE, lhd, 5spd, restored in York red w/tan leather, exAston Martin Co-owner Peter Livanos, a beautiful example of this rare model, $185,000. Fantasy Junction, 5 10-6537555. FAX 510-653-9754. CA 76 V8, 70K miles, CA car, auto, factory sunroof, decoked with all new valves, seals, timing chains, etc, all ancillaries rebuilt with correct factory parts, s/s exhaust, red with parchment interior, many details, call for information, $27,000. 925938-8001. CA 79 V8 coupe, dark blue w/cream Connolly leather interior, piped, auto, sunroof, Vantage front dam and Oscar front driving lights, 28K miles, professionally maintained, exceptional throughout, $39,000. 917-825-5076. NY AUSTIN55 100HEALEY 4 EN!, disassembled, no rust ever, body repainted red, new wiring, rubber, chrome, factory louvered hood, BN2 parts car coming out of storage Oct, complete extra parts, 4-wheel disc brakes, $15,000 package deal. 810-731-5273. MI 56 100M, red w/blk leather, professional restoration, no rust/accidents, 72-spoke wheels, stainless exhaust, tonneau cover, runs and looks beautiful, a gem $42,000. 954-752-4112. FL nal, $9,000. Gullwing Motor Cars Inc., 718-545-0500. FAX 718-545-1308. NY 387-9934. IL 58 100- 59 1006, 2-seater, complete car, very origi- 6 BN4, 2-seater, British racing green, frame-off total restoration done by award-winning specialist, $23,500. Jim Haines, 330-864-8141. OH 60 3000 MK I, CA car, always garaged, ground-up restoration to original condition, 1 owner, 55K miles, factory hard top and soft top, $23,000. 209-522-5698. CA 61 3000 MK I, original owner, Healey blue, chrome wires, extra special, $25,000. Northshore Sportscars, 847-247-0447. IL 65 3000 MK HI, fully restored in blue w/ blk interior, absolutely a great driving car, beautifully restored and ready to drive, $25,500. Hyman Ltd., 314-524-6000. MO 67 3000 MK III, new restoration on a CA car, beautiful red/blk, mostly original, interior very straight, drivetrain rebuilt, new chrome, Michelins, top, carpet, etc, $19,850. Private, 800-406-1065. BENTLEY 23 short chassis speed model, 3 litre, Abox, very exciting four place Carlton body, recent paint and upholstery, as seen on NAVBM2K, might trade for 4 1/4 dhc, $129,900 offer. Don Meyer, 908-2362376. NJ 31 Speed Six Vanden Plas fabric bodied tourer, excellent matching #'s, older restoration, $375,000. Fantasy Junction, 510653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754. CA 62 JAGUAR 1951 XK 120 Roadster. Moving to England, must sell by December 1st. Original, low mileage, silver/gray and blue. No rust, perfect mechanical. $45,000. Best offer takes. (425) 822-1347. (WA) (Nov) 57 100-6, nice condition, $8,500. Jim, 708- 35 3 1/2 LITRE DROPHEAD, (150 CR), Park Ward, very nice CA car, new wheel discs and Connolly leather interior, $89,000 trades considered. Vintage, 941355-6500. FL 374 1/4, H J Mulliner, B69JY, blk, unique disappearing top, excellent original wood, leather, solid body, always reliable, strong, smooth and quiet, fitted luggage, $98,000 OBO. 262-691-1895. WI 48 MK VI, coachwork restored and beautifully repainted in a striking black and red livery, superb mechanical condition and drives great, rhd w/4-spd manual trans, needs new hides $19,500. 63 1-5371868. NY JAGUAR 48 MK IV SALOON, 3.5L, tan w/blk fenders, looks and runs well, solid, CA car, $13,500. 714-842-1208. CA 50 XK 120 ROADSTER, Concours winner in JCNA, white w/red leather, blk top, very well documented, all original flawless $49,500 firm. Matthew deGarmo Ltd, 203852-1670. CT 54 XK 120M ROADSTER, 525 miles after 8 yr body-off restoration, matching #'s, cream, red leather, meticulously restored to absolute original, $39,000. 405-232-8551. FAX 405-232-8553. OK 56 XK 140 DHC CONV, C-Type matching engine, red w/blk leather, black canvas top with boot, very rare auto, whitewall tires, chrome wheels, original radio, 44K miles, body-off restoration, call for more details $45,000.. FAX 305-864-4350. FL 60 XK 150 DHC, white/red, 4-spd overdrive, 3.8 litre, 2-owners, SW car w/no rust or body damage ever, 44K original miles, in storage since 1970, matching #'s, $32,500. British Auto Specialists, 817589-7974. TX 62 ROADSTER, rare flat floor, louvered bonnet, original motor, great running car, excellent for restoration option, opalescent silver blue/blue $24,500. 949-6504718. CA 63 XKE ROADSTER, good sound E-Type with original matching # engine, $19,500. 949-650-4718. CA 66 E- TYPE Si FHC, blk w/red leather, previous show car, professional restoration, all original, perfect exterior, interior and driver, manual trans, original tools, manual cover and stickers, 53K total miles, $31,000 firm. 203-226-4136 eves. CT 67 420G, drk blue w/blue leather, groundup restoration, perfect original CA car, asking 1-1/4 on the cost of the restoration, $16,750. Gullwing Motor, 718-545-0500. FAX 718-545-1308. NY 69 XKE 2+2, auto, 6-cyl, 3-carbs, silver Concours winner and daily driver, great family sports car, beautiful, $19,800 obo. Philip, 206-624-7990. WA 69 XKE 2+2, burgundy/biscuit, all original, no restoration, 21K miles, 6 time 1st place winner in Hillsboro and Palo Alto, $35,000 firm. 831-625-1877. CA 69 XKE SI' ROADSTER, Olde English white, new Connolly red interior, chrome wires, pristine condition, body and mechanics, matching Ws, no rust Beverly Hills car, $28,000 OBO. Brian, 310-278-2221. CA 73 XKE V-12 ROADSTER, auto, 22,415 original mi, ww, white w/black hard top, white soft top never used, car used only on weekends, first $45,000 takes car. 360687-9929. WA LOTUS 56 XI SERIES I, historical race car, race readied and restored, excellent throughout, $75,000 offer. Cosmopolitan Motor LLC, 206-467-6531. FAX 206-467-6532. WA 60 ELITE SERIES II, race history, rebuilt engine, $28,000. 805-376-0400. CA 64 ELAN, red, 5-spd, everything redone, the very best, very fast, $18,000. 732-9385326 days. NJ bers, pies available, $23,000. 520-9060670. AZ 66 7 S-2, beautiful cond, red, 1500cc, We- 69 ELAN S4, twin cam, knock-offs, 33K orig miles, restored CA car, $16,000. Northshore Sportscars, 847-247-0447. IL M.G. 32 MG J2, excellent original condition, blk w/drk blue leather interior, interesting history, $32,000. Paul Lane, 203-2431984. CT 37 MG VA, tourer, chassis finished, engine free, looks good, trans like new, needs rear body, wheels, tires new, radiator redone. excellent dash and instruments, $5,900. 505-466-4854. NM 38 MG TA, Tickford, very good mechanical condition, driven regularly, needs cosmetic for show $45,000. 704-573-3231. NC 46 MG TC ROADSTER, a beautiful TC, fully detailed, red with new wire wheels, runs and drives great, $19,500. Hyman Ltd., 314-524-6000. MO 1250cc, 4-cyl, hydraulic brakes, hydraulic jacking system, side turn indicators, rhd, gorgeous tan w/brown fenders, sunroof, great grill and chrome, rack and pinion steering, call for details, $35,500. 214-3509636. TX 48 MG YA SALOON 4-DR, synchro 4-spd, 50 MG TD, concourse show car, rebuilt 1250cc, 54 hp, fabulous Sequoia cream/ biscuit interior, great chrome, dual fender mounted mirrors, magnificent chrome grille, beige top, side curtains and more, call for details $24,950. Fraser Dante, 770-6418354. GA 55 MG TF, full body-off ground-up professionally done restoration, only 1,500 miles since completed, excellent condition, $19,250. 850-231-0840. FL 56 MGA ROADSTER, dove gray w/red wires, complete restoration, beautiful, $17,000. Northshore Sportscars, 847-2470447. IL 64 MGB CONVERTIBLE, runs well, needs some restoration, has new top and windshield, $2,000. 719-547-7580. CO 68 MGC ROADSTER, British racing green, ww, 3rd owner, garaged since 1985, needs minor restoration, engine recently rebuilt, $9,500. 336-766-4495. NC MORGAN 52 4-PASSENGER ROADSTER, flat grille, no rust, all original, matching Ws, needs restoration, $12,750 OBO. 818-3410505. CA 52 Fing?) $22,500. 206-725-2343. WA SUPER 3WHEELER, (latest surviv- 54+4 DROPHEAD, nice restored car, ready to tour, $25,000. Barrett-Jackson, Ed Fallon, 480-421-6694. AZ 58 SERIES 4/4, 105E engine, older restoration, Koni shocks, runs well, needs brake work, $11,500 offer. Gary Hemphill, 800943-2539 days. MD 59 +4 DROPHEAD COUPE, very rare model, 2-seater, recent mechanical work w/ receipts, blk/silver w/blk interior, new top, $20,000. 208-765-2886. ID 62 +4, 4-place, less than 1K miles on rebuild, British Racing green, blk interior, silver ww, mechanically excellent, new top and side curtains, tonneau cover, all records, $21,500 OBO. 410-259-4758. 410-848-2793. MD 62 +4, older restoration, strong runner, minor body repair needed, seats need upholstery, lhd, silver w/blk fenders, ww, $10,000. 916-987-7829. CA 62 +4 ROADSTER, body-off restoration, 1,000 ini on rebuilt engine, Blue/red leather, fantastic condition, $24,500. 949-6504718. CA 62 4/4 2- SEAT ROADSTER, rust-free body and chassis, new red paint, louvered bonnet, new blk leather seats, grille, top and side curtains, rebuilt 1500GT Ford engine, Weber, fresh all synchromesh trans, much more, call for details, $22,500. New England Classic Car Co, 203-377-6746. CT 63+4, TR3B engine, blk, restored $24,000. Monte Shelton, 503-224-3232. OR $23,000. Northshore Sportscars, 847-2470447. IL ROLLS-ROYCE 26 PHANTOM PHAETON, $100,000. Marty, 909-689-3137 eves. CA 29 P1 SEDAN TOWN CAR, 6-cyl, 3-spd, burgundy/blk, blk leather, embroidered broadcloth interior, complete restoration, engine, drivetrain rebuilt, divider window, many, many features, call for info $179,500. Volo Auto Museum, Bill, 815385-3644. IL 31 PHANTOM!, St.Martin's Town Car by Brewster, chassis S166PR, lhd, very sound original condition, $75,000. Glyn Morris, 847-945-9603. IL 34 PHANTOM II CONTINENTAL, coachwork by J Gurney-Nutting, completely restored to original, 3-position drophead, lacquered in tan/cream, cream hides, owner's handbook, shop manual, 1 of 12 known to exist $350,000. Fraser Dante, 770-641-8354. GA 3520- 25 COUPE, beautiful condition, very attractive Barker coachwork, new leather, $38,500. Paul Lane, 203-243-1984. CT Sports Car Market 63 +4 4-SEATER, blk, wires, super clean, 67 +4, 19K ini, excellent, burgundy w/blk leather, TR4-A, moss, Mich X, $26,500. Bill, 330-923-4521. OH

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The 4th Annual Sports Car Market Magazine BARRETT-JACKSON INSIDER'S SEMINARS Presented by and , A Behind-the-Scenes Look at a World-Class Auction Keith Martin, Cindy Banzer and the experts from the SCM staff invite you to join them in three information-packed seminars, held right in the midst of the world's largest collector car auction, Barrett-Jackson. Participants will be part of an exclusive, intimate group that will participate in no-holdsbarred discussions of the collector car market as well as hands-on examinations of cars that are going to be crossing the block. Seminars will be held from 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon, Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings. Located on-site, a different guest speaker will be featured every day, each providing a professional perspective on collecting. After each discussion, there will be ample time for you to ask direct questions about the auction experience. We guarantee you'll get straight answers. How to decide how much to bid. When to walk away from a car. Spotting a great car. The secrets of buying and selling on the block. How to tell if you're being shilled. What to do if a car is horribly misrepresented. All this and more will be discussed in detail. The Field Walk Each day, after the seminar, you can join the well-known "Field Walk", when the group, escorted by Keith and other SCM experts, will take a "hands-on" look at the cars you are interested in and evaluate them with you. Register Today Don't be left out. Send in the form below today. For more information, contact Cindy Banzer at 503/ 261-0555, cbanzer@sportscarmarket.com . We'll see you there. SPACE IS LIMITED! DEADLINE—December 15, 2000 (Reservations are accepted on a first-come basis. Don't be left out!) Name  (If registering for more than one person, please place additional details on separate Address  City  Day Phone  Fax  Card #  Signature  Send this form to SCM B-J Insider's Tour, 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland, OR 97215  Fax 503/252-5854 Phone 503/261-0555 e-mail: mail@sportscarmarket.com 36 20/25 SEDANCA DEVILLE, by Windovers, runs well, nice leather in front compartment with original cloth rear compartment, in storage for years, nice body, $27,500. Classic Cars, Dennis M., 714953-5303. CA 59 SILVER CLOUD, drk blue, red hides, 1 owner from new, essentially original except for repaint and new hides, 60K mi, always maintained and runs beautifully $29,500. 631-537-1868. NY 63 SILVER CLOUD III, lhd, white exterior w/red interior, auto, ph, ps, pw, AMFM stereo, a/c, restored 12 yrs ago, 32K mi. $42,500. 615-851-7720. TN 64 SILVER CLOUD HI, complete car, sitting outdoors for 4 yrs, not running, rebuilt trans before parked, rhd, $5,500. Gullwing, 718-545-0500. FAX 718-5451308 NY October, 2000 65 SILVER CLOUD HI, convertible, 75K mi, new magnolia paint w/new red Connolly leather and new tan Everflex top, much recent work, a beautiful example, $38,500. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754. CA 73 CORNICHE CONVERTIBLE, walnut brown body, tan everflex top, tan interior, later style bumpers and hubcaps, hidden custom sound system, tools, manuals, 2nd owner, nice original CA car, $35,000 OBO. Tom, 503-662-3218. OR TRIUMPH 39 DOLOMITE ROYAL, Salon, extremely rare, alum body, 64K mi, $15,000 offer. John, 248-799-5406. MI 47 ROADSTER, complete, runs great, $20,000. Dr.Polesky, 310-281-2111. CA 48 ROADSTER, grey w/blk leather inte.1 nor, runs great, spares included, rust-free, $14,400. 228-832-7710. MS 59 TR3A, red w/blk interior, good condition $10,000. 636-239-6781. MO 61 TR3A, red, 4-cyl, 80K mi, 8 yr old restoration, beautiful car, very drivable, 2nd owner, always garaged, excellent condition, red, blk interior, 2 white tops, $15,000 OBO. 515-577-3825. IA 63 TR3B, powder blue w/drk blue interior, chrome ww, excellent condition, $17,000. 636-239-6781. MO 65 TR4A, drk red w/blk, overdrive, ww, IRS, excellent condition, $13,000. 636239-6781 1. MO 68 TR 250, white w/red interior, solid, good mechanicals, needs restoration, $6,000. 636-239-6781. MO 71 TR6, amateur restoration, over $12K in receipts, overdrive, leather, rebuilt motor, $8,500. 408-947-7766. CA 72 TR6, green w/blk interior, very nice condition, Panasport wheels, $11,000. 636-239-6781. MO 72 TR6, brg/tan, professionally restored, car is in SC, private sale, $12,900. 860-4569954. CT TVR 66 Griffith 400, #4006039, 39,060 miles, rebuilt engine, new clutch, exhaust, tires, rewired, chrome ww, $29,500. 920-4696198. WI LITERATURE Manuals & Books for all English Cars & Bikes: Service manuals, Parts manuals, Owners manuals, History Books; see www.books4cars.com , 206-721-3077. 888-380-9277 toll free. WA • 63 State  Eve. Phone  E-mail  Li Enclosed is my check made out to Sports Car Market (or) Li Charge my VISA/MC  Total Amount $  Exp Date  Zip  sheet.) Space is strictly limited and last year's event sold out quickly. Cost, per person, for the seminars, field walk and unlimited personal consultations with the SCM staff is just $275 ($500 per couple). "Learn How the Pros Spot the Good Cars and Stay Away from the Bad Ones." The 4th Annual Sports Car Market Insider's Tour at Barrett-Jackson

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PORSCHE * MERCEDES-BENZ * BMW UND ANDERE ao,e tad il4tra2zaeer Market Review Buyer's Guide 1967 Porsche 911S SWB 2.01, Coupe Chassis number: 118-0-0138 t was evident to Porsche management in the late '50s that the 356 series was rapidly becoming dated and reaching the end of its development potential, so in 1959 Ferdinand Porsche began designing a new car. A number of criteria were laid down: the car would have no more than a 2,200-mm wheelbase and would carry two adults and two children. The new model was introduced at the Frankfurt Show in September, 1963. It was a significant advance on the outgoing car, providing greater performance, space and refinement. The new engine, a 1991cc opposed 6-cylinder unit, was designed by Ferdinand Piech, Dr. Porsche's nephew. Situated in the rear to maximize space efficiency, it produced 130 bhp. 1 The 911 "S" was Porsche's top-of-the-range sporting model throughout the late 1960s and early 1970s, a period when the purest and most desirable versions of the 911 were produced. The 911S boasted a higher fifth gear, anti-rollbars front and rear, Koni shock absorbers and ventilated disc brakes, later also receiving alloy front brake calipers. The engine was also improved with higher compression and improved breathing which produced 160 bhp. Only 4,689 of these high-specification short-wheelbase 911S's were produced in coupe form in 1967-68. Another 1,160 of the less-desirable, from a performance standpoint, 911S Targas were built. Of the coupes, probably less than 100 were available in right-hand drive. (In 1969 the wheelbase of the 911 was lengthened, reducing its agility and starting the overall softening that was to dilute the sporting essence of Piech's original design.) This 1967 model is especially desirable as its date of manufacture qualifies it for historic rallying, a practice at which the 911 excels with its power and agile handling. Described as in overall excellent condition, it has had only two owners from new, the second undertaking a sympathetic restoration. This short-wheelbase 911S sold for $15,985 at the Coys of Kensington Chiswick House sale in London on May 15, 2000. Although offered as a 1967 car, the third digit of the serial number shows that Porsche considers it a 1968 model. However, since it was manufactured in late 1967, it will still qualify for events with a 1967 builddate cut-off This is also a rare right-hand-drive cal; which usually brings a premium in the UK The "early" 911 period is recognized by the original body style before the imposition of fed- Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  180 hp ( 1970-1971); and 2.411190 hp ( 1972-1973). The longer wheelbase helped reduce the pitching at highway speeds and improve the balance of weight distribution. However, the short-wheelbase 911 has an elemental raw appeal and edgy feel to the handling that many prefer to the more refined, later cars. The original non-S, 130-hp, 2.0-liter 911 engine has a sweet midrange powerband. The S version trades that midrange for greater top-end speed. As a result, an early S is not ideal for puttering around town and easily fouls plug; keeping a deep socket and a set of spare plugs in the boot is a good idea. But for high-speed applications, the upper rpm power is a delight as these engines willingly rev to redline and make every driver feel he is on the Mulsanne Straight at Le Mans. For any historic event with a late '60s cut-off date, a well-prepared 911 is sure to be competitive, as few if any 2-liter cars from the period offered the performance and roadability of a 911S. On horizontal bulkhead under front lid, just aft of gas tank $7,074 (1967 base) $12,500-15,000 $300 $13 1967-1968 4,689 On vertical fan housing support passenger side of engine Porsche Club of America, 5530 Edgemont Dr., Alexandria, VA 22310 www.pca.org BMW 2800 CS, Mercedes 280SL, Jaguar XKE, 2+2; 1967 Corvette coupe erally mandated collision bumpers in 1974. There are two series of 9115 models in this period: the short-wheelbase, Weber-carbed, 160hp models of 1967-1968, and the long-wheelbase, mechanically fuelinjected models of 1969-1973. The fuel-injected models had growing displacement and horsepower ratings of 2.0U170 hp in 1969; 2.2I1 64  The price paid is a bargain if the mechanicals check out, the car has its correct, original engine (not mentioned in the catalog), and is in decent cosmetic condition as well. While it appears that the car is not up to the PCA concours standard set here in the United States, in some ways this makes it a more usable vehicle. Besides, you can leave your fancy trailer and feather duster at home and just drive the car to events. In the 911 world, condition of the chassis and body are more important than the engine, as the engines are generally strong and the cost to rebuild one ($6,000 to $8,000) is far less than the expense of rust repairs and factory-quality refinishing. Early SWB 911S's were rare to begin with, and most were run hard and put away wet. Of the non-race car Porsches, this is the segment of the market that is showing the most appreciation. Assuming this car ran out well, this was a good buy in a usable early S, and it should appreciate at the front of the 911 market.—Jim Schrager (Photo and data courtesy of the auction company.)• Sports Car Market

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by Jim Schrag ously considering the purchase and restoration of a 356 and wonder if I am going to run into that attitude elsewhere.—D.Z., via e-mail D body and chassis construction translates into great strength and modest weight, a wonderful combination made possible by the boxed construction of the unibody. But those closed sections are ideal breeding grounds for rust. 356s deteriorate from the inside out, requiring X-ray vision to detect and skill to correct. In a unibody structure, the rust you see on the outside of the car may be only the tip of the rustberg. A shop may quote a fixed restoration estimate and then discover that huge amounts of additional work are needed. This is not a happy event for the shop or the 356 owner. 2) 356s WERE OFTEN HACKED. By the early '70s, the majority of 356s had fallen into disrepair. Many enthusiasts had moved on to the less enchanting but more capable 911. Values were low: Speedsters sold for a few thousand dollars, coupes even less. Given these low values, most repairs made in the '70s and early '80s were of low quality. Restoration efforts today have to undo all that old work. This is both difficult and costly, and harder still to estimate before a car is taken apart. 3) THE MECHANICALS CAN BE TRICKY. The 356 seems simple, with its VW-derived air-cooled engine and four-speed transaxle. But those simple parts must be assembled flawlessly, or there will be trouble down the road. One of the biggest mistakes a non-356 shop makes is to assume the engine goes together just like a VW. Even something as simple as grinding the crankshaft has its own lore (don't make the radii from the journals to the throws the wrong diameter, or the crank Shops which do not specialize in the 356 often find them difficult. The 356, unlike many of its British and American peers, is a complex machine with precision systems and tight tolerances. It does not suffer fools gladly. Here are some of the reasons why. 1) RUST IS MESSY IN A 356. The monocoque AriaA g I I Fe RESTOR A TIONS Twenty years dedicated to the meticulous restoration of the world's finest exotic, vintage race and classic motor cars. APPRAISING SERVICES AVAILABLE: DECLARED VALUE • LOSS DAMAGE • ESTATES 2347 GOLD RIVER ROAD • SUITE N • GOLD RIVER, CA 95670 (916) 635-3559 • FAX (916) 635-5824 October, 2000  356s Melt From The Inside Out ear Mr. Schrager: I noticed that a restoration shop profiled in the August issue of SCM(page 22) listed the Porsche 356 as their least favorite car to work on. Is this shop just weird, or is there something about these cars I should know about? l am seri- will break). Which pistons and cylinders to buy, among all the aftermarket and OEM choices? Why do the brand-new expensive Weber carbs cause such a big flat spot in the powerband? A non-356 fluent shop can do everything right by most standards, and you can still end up with a car that doesn't run properly, and never will. 4) PARTS ARE EXPENSIVE. When new, a 356 cost as much as a fully loaded Cadillac. Nothing was ever cheap about these cars, and that holds for a restoration as well. Unlike many American and British cars, there are no large-scale sources of reasonable quality parts at fair prices. You would think that VW parts would work fine, but other than road wheels for drum-braked 356As and one particular distributor (the Brazilian Bosch .050), there is little of consequence from the VW that fits. 5) COUPES AREN'T WORTH MUCH. The cost of a decent street restoration begins at about $25,000, but the value of most coupes, when finished, doesn't break $20,000. So the shop owner is put in the lousy position of having his customer upside down in the car from the day it is completed. No shop owner is anxious to do that, if for no other reason than the fact that if the owner doesn't pay, the shop now owns the car and will probably never be able to get its money out. 6) 356s ARE HARD TO GET RIGHT. When new, these cars were built to high standards. While it may not be difficult to duplicate the care with which Chevy built Corvettes in 1964, it is very hard to recreate the body panel fit, interior trim work and paint perfection of a 356. A national concours champion may have $30,000 or more invested in body preparation and paint alone. Not all shops are prepared to complete work at this level of detail, much less for the owner who wants something "close" to this quality at one-third the cost. The solution is to select the shop to work on your 356 with as much care as you selected the car in the first place. In fact, choosing a shop first, and then having them help you select a car is not a bad idea. If you feel your local shops don't have enough hands-on experience to do justice to a 356, membership in the 356 Registry (27244 Ryan Road, Warren, MI 48092; $25/year) will introduce you to a host of shops intimately familiar with the cars. No, the "Wrenching Truth" shop that didn't like to work on 356s wasn't weird, just refreshingly honest. An honest "No, we don't work on those" is much more useful than the casual, "Oh sure, I can restore anything" attitude that can lead to expensive yet disappointing restorations.• COCO MATS 7.0detted A Jnipeoved *The Last Thing a Great Car Needs" PALM  FIBRE • The original classic look • Custom sizes for all vehicles • Free Swatch samples • 11 colors available • Factory Direct Nibbed Rubber Back Call: 800 461-3533 www.cocomats.com 65 Driver Rubber Heel Pad Hand Selected Cocos & Sisal Matting Vinyl Edging

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CA 723.0 CS COUPE, 4-spd, power sunroof, rebuilt engine, new paint, excellent interior, garage kept, $4,900. Jim, 708-3879934. IL 72 3.0 CSI, Euro car, no modifications, imported from Italy, silver w/blue cloth, great condition, $13,500. Mike, 6 16-8572036. MI 73 2002 Til SEDAN, gold, 55K Mi, fully restored in 1988 and garaged ever since, beautiful condition, high-performance, many extras, $9,500. 914-234-4070. NY 73 3.0 CS, 4-speed, factory air, chrome bumpers, original tool kit, deluxe car cover, metallic blue w/beige leather interior, in excellent condition, 99K original miles, $13,900. 415-459-3929. FAX 415-4595656. CA 73 3.0 CS, 4-spd, factory air, silver, blue leather, sunroof, power windows, show quality, $15,000. 972-392-7131. TX 743.0 CS, 4-pass coupe, the rarest and most elegant classic ever to emerge from BMW, flawless silver blue metallic, perfect oxford blue leather, electric sunroof, a/c, auto, well kept, 112K+ mi, $15,000. Charles Schmitt & Co, 314-352-9100. MO 76 2002, vgc, never wrecked, engine rebuild 9 yrs ago, 50K on engine, 150K on car, new paint, $5,500. 505-525-0767. NM 80 635 CSI, 5-spd, 70 K actual miles, factory air, sunroof, superb condition, $6,450. 315-432-8269. NY 80 M-1, 19K + miles, henna red, superb, $98,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-5229900. FL 84 M635, blk/blk leather, 286 hp, a/c, sunroof, DOT/EPA, all engine updates, 86K, very original car, in excellent condition, original owner, $12,500. David Cowart, 813-287-0005. FL 85 735IA, gray metallic, blk leather, 112K ml, original owner, meticulously maintained, $6,500. 914-923-1992. NY 86 524 TD, white, gray-blue interior, perfect condition, 1 owner since new, rebuilt engine, very reliable, economic $6,000. 718-920-1401. NY 87 3251 CONVERTIBLE, white w/blue top, tan leather, 6-cyl, auto, power windows, power locks, fogs, cassette, alloys, 66  rare, $8,900. Chicago Car Exchange, 847680-1950. FAX 847-680-1961. IL 2000 M-5, Imola red, red/black interior, 7,000 miles, remarkable car, $75,000 firm. Will, 505-243-5566. NM MERCEDES BENZ - 34 500K ROADSTER, Heritage Reproduction Award winner, 12K mi, professionally built 350 Chevy V8, all power, a/c $28,000. 904-276-2004. FL 34 H130 CABRIOLET, blk/beige, 4-cyl, 34K miles?, needs restoration, solid original car, stored since 1950's, no major rust or body damage, believed to be 1 of 3 in US, lhd, e-mail for details and photos $12,000, negotiable. packards@pacbell.net CA 37 540K SALOON, $200,000. A. Hassinger, 732-842-1010 home. 973-6234600 office. NJ 49 70VS, blk/sand, shows 72K ml, (2) 4cyl engines included, 1 matching original, recent fuel pump and valve job, runs and drives great, $13,900 BO. Mike Brairton, Dlr, 302-656-3100. DE 52 300 4-DR CONVERTIBLE, nice clean car, same owner 40 yrs, $39,000 OBO, may trade. 573-265-8265. 573-265-3600. MO 55 300SL GULLWING, red/tan leather, body-off frame restored, photo documented, 4-spd, belly pans, jack & spares, standard hubcaps, $300,000 OBO. Berliner, 954923-7271. FL 55 CABRIOLET, only 49 made, fresh engine, older restoration, great condition and driver, ivory/chocolate brown leather, $295,000. 510-758-0931. CA 57 190SL, restored, show quality, red, blk leather, no excuses, $45,000. 714-7512464. CA 58 190SL CONVERTIBLE, almond w/ tan interior, hard and soft top, in beautiful condition, car has been well maintained and runs great, paint and body in excellent condition $28,500. Pat, 603-886-8527. NH 58 220S 2DR CONVERTIBLE, signal red/blk, blk Haartz canvas top, manual 4spd trans, Becker AM-FM radio, have maintenance records from '66 and up, $45,000 OBO. Berliner, 954-923-7271. FL 59 190SL, grey w/red leather interior, both tops, restored to excellent condition, garaged, 92K miles $30,000. 215-3487685. PA 59220SE, 2nd owner from 1966 on, garaged, white w/blue top, interior, wood, carpets, tires perfect, paint almost perfect, runs great $32,900. Pete, 404-816-7732. GA 59 CONVERTIBLE, absolutely brand new, beautiful fully restored car from top to bottom, tan with red leather, showroom condition, $32,500. Gullwing Motor, 718545-0500. FAX 718-545-1308. NY 60 220SE CABRIOLET, 4-spd, ivory w/ red leather and tan top, total restoration recently completed to show condition, $65,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754. CA 60 3005L ROADSTER, red w/cream leather, 65K orig miles, 2 owner car, new paint, interior, top and chrome, $149,500. 415-789-5657. CA 60 220SE CABRIOLET, 4-spd, ivory w/ red leather and tan top, total restoration recently completed to show condition, $65,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. Sports Car Market 62 190SL, red w/cream leather, both tops, no rust, looks and runs great, $24,900. 410897-0213. MD 63 190SL CONVERTIBLE, red/blk, 72K, original, runs great, needs paint, $16,000. 402-496-0123. NE 66 SL ROADSTER, 208 engine, auto, ps,pb, white w/new red interior, new soft top, hardtop, excellent cond, a real nice one, $15,000. Regal Int' 1, 954-989-9777. FL 67600, swb, 1-owner from new, all services from new, documented miles, excellent original condition, $32,500 ONO. 206-4676531. FAX 206-467-6532. WA 69 280SL ROADSTER, red w/blk leather interior, 66K orig ml since new, maintained to the highest standards, recent restoration including ext & int, woodwork & mech, 2tops, ps, pb, AM-FM, extremely rare 4-spd, a/c & more $30,000. 770-971-0404. GA 70 280SL ROADSTER, red w/tan interior and German canvas top, this CA classic had 2-yr professional ground-up restoration, including exterior & interior, Brightwork & Mechanics, auto, ps, pb, AM-FM Becker, 2-tops, call for more details $33,950. 770971-0404. GA PORSCHE 55356, pre cabriolet A, complete car, very original, same owner 30 yrs, needs restoration, $14,000. Gullwing Motors, 7 18-5450500. FAX 718-545-1308. NY 55 SPEEDSTER, s/n 80202, red/blk, 49K mi, superb unrestored example, interesting trades? $44,100. 503-257-7047. 503251-1122. OR 56 SPEEDSTER, red/tan, recent restoration including paint„ new interior, new top, rebuilt engine and suspension, runs and drives as new, $69,500. Motor Classic & Competition Corp, 914-997-9133. FAX 914-997-9136. NY 57 356A Ti COUPE, silver w/black, good mechanical condition, straight, minor rust, $8,000. 323-656-7483. FAX 323-6548788. CA 58 356A CABRIO, red/tan, tan top, a very clean rust-free car which has been restored 8 yrs ago, an excellent daily driver, $27,900. PAR, 914-637-8800. NY 60 ROADSTER, signal red, restored with some rare factory options, $42,000. 303668-4555. CO 64 356SC, beautiful burgundy w/tan leather w/cloth inserts, immaculate car, restored in and out, $22,900. 972-6684663. TX FAX 510-653-9754. CA 60 300SL ROADSTER, red w/cream leather, 65K orig mi, 2-owner car, 10K mi since purchased in 1975 from original owner, new paint, interior, top and chrome, $149,500. 415-789-5657. CA 65 356C COUPE, very nice AZ car, finished in red w/blk interior, beautifully done, great panel fit, $17,500. Hyman Ltd, 314-524-6000. MO 67 911S COUPE, polo red, blk leather, nice restoration, rust-free, matching #'s yin # avial. $16,900. 310-839-1530. CA 71 911S TARGA, nice correct original, 87K mi, 788 made, $18,800. 303-6884555. CO 72 with tube chassis, 993 body work, 3.6 engine, slide injection, lots of history from Daytona, spare parts, new tires, log books, 913-384-1767. KS 73 911 T with `S' tall butterfly injection, runs great, missing front fender and interior, needs restoration, $3,800. 913384-1767. KS 73 911 RS CARRERA, Grand Prix white/ blk, red graphics, touring version, factory restoration, proper RS in outstanding restored/show condition, $67,500. Ray Joseph, Dlr, 713-465-4606. TX 73 911E, 88K mi, aubergine original paint, all books and service records, garaged and pampered since new $15,900. 802-6582220. VT 73 RS TOURING, red/blk, books, tools, documented restoration to Pebble Beach standards, one of the finest, $105,000. Motor Classic, 914-997-9133. FAX 914997-9136 NY 74 911 CARRERA SPORT-O-MATIC, extremely rare, of 528 Carreras mfg, only 8 Sportos, 94K mi, all options including leather Recaros, pw, sunroof, polished wheels 7" & 8", a/c, red/tan, very clean, rust free, $18,900. 914-419-6088. NY 75 911S, with factory Turbo look package installed, red/beige, 5-spd with spoiler, $15,000. 512-347-7996. 512-6197997.TX 76 912E, red, sunroof, alloys, unblemished, 74 K mi $13,000. 559-638-6126. CA 77 930 TURBO CARRERA, cinnamon/ tan, all options, CA car, immaculate, $26,900. Classic Auto, 402-496-0123. NE 98 BOXSTER, Artie silver exterior, graphite grey leather interior, power seats with memory, power windows, SS door cells, interior carbon graphite package, premium radio, 7K miles, $47,900. David, 847-679-5010 X-115. IL LITERATURE Manuals & Books for Mercedes, BMW, Porsche, Audi, VW, NSU, & Others: Service manuals, Parts Manuals, Owners manuals, History Books; see www.books4cars.com ; 206-721-3077; 888-380-9277 toll free. WA •

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*********** *,nr * - oP Chassis number: JS23R0B212809 970 was the first year for the Dodge Challenger, Dodge' s response (along with the redesigned Plymouth Barracuda which was on a 2" shorter wheelbase) to Ford's Mustang and Cougar and GM's Camaro and Firebird. Challenger's body echoed the corporate family "Coke-bottle" shape, a lithe and purposeful look, distinctive from the competition. The chassis was a typical pony car with drum brakes, independent front suspension and a solid axle on leaf springs at the rear. The performance R/T package included a Rallye instrument cluster, performance suspension, heavy-duty brakes and exterior identification. Engines ranged from the week-kneed 198-ci/101-hp slant-six to Chrysler's tire-smoking legendary Street Hemi. Chrysler's hemispherical combustion chamber V8 debuted in 1951 and powered Chryslers, DeSotos and Dodges until 1959 when it was replaced by wedge-head engines. But the best was yet to come. In early 1963 Chrysler engineers put a Hemi head on a modified raised-block 426 wedge to create a competitive NASCAR engine, the 426 Hemi. It was shaped by all the experience gained in years of competition and, best of all for Mopar enthusiasts, in order to be eligible for NASCAR competition, it had to be available in a regular production street configuration. The Street Hemi incorporated many of the race version's performance components, including the crankshaft, connecting rods and cross-bolted main bearing caps. The milder grind camshaft used hydraulic lifters and lower rate springs in an attempt to limit rpm and keep to the 425-horsepower limit imposed by management. With dual Carter AFB carburetors, it was the most awesome engine of a period when awesome engines were the rule. History has passed judgment on the Street Hemi, and it is now the most sought after and valuable powerplant of the Muscle Car era. The 1970 Challenger R/T Hemi-powered two-door hardtop pictured here is one of only 418 produced in 1970-71. In addition to the standard R/T equipment, it has a four-speed transmission, 11" clutch, 15" x 7" Rallye wheels and a bumblebee stripe. Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  In storage since 1991, its repaint has not stood up well, but the Challenger Rig' shows less than 5,600 miles on its 150mph speedometer. With its massive Street Hemi engine and manual transmission, this Challenger R/T is one of the rarest and most coveted examples of the Muscle Car era, a purchase that should reward its new 68  Alternatives  owner with awe-inspiring acceleration and enduring value. The car shown here sold for $38,775 at Christie's Auction at the Petersen Museum on June 17, 2000. Christie 's pre-sale estimate was $18-22,000. When the bidding opened at $15,000, Craig Jackson, Rob Myers and several other muscle-car players in the audience nearly fell out of their seats in a rush to put up their paddles. But at $38,775, all thoughts of stealing a Hemi had disappeared. 1970-1971 (with Hemi) 287 (1970 Hemi coupes) $4,045 (R/T with Hemi) $28-38,000 $200 $11 Plate on left side of dashboard Above passenger side oil pan rail, near motor mount Mopar Alley, 1089 Courtland Ave., Milpitas, CA 95035-6925 www.moparalley.org Plymouth Hemi-'Cuda, Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, Ford Mustang Boss 429 A '71 Hemi 'Cuda convertible brought $410,000 in December 1999 at a James G. Murphy Auction in Kenmore, Washington, which would seem to make this car cheap, at less than 10% of that price (January 2000, page 41.) But this was a coupe, not a convertible, and a Challengen not a Barracuda. The 'Cuda is more popular with collectors today, primarily because of its cleaner lines and attractive, two-headlight front end. Furthermore, this Challenger needed work. Its purple paint was flaking off revealing bare metal underneath. It also appeared that this car had been stripped and repainted at some point in its past. However, it was relatively straight and free from rust. According to SCM' s Chip Baldoni, who examined the car at the auction, the engine sounded healthy, and overall, he felt the car provided a great basis for a restoration project. (This car can be verified as a genuine Hemi by the R in the fifth position in the VIN.) A numbers-matching Hemi Challenger in excellent condition could bring as much as $50,000, according to Mitch Silver of Silver Auctions in Spokane, Washington. It would take a fresh, high-quality paint job and a show-quality detailing to bring this car to that level. Take the selling price of $38,775, add in the amount necessary to make it worth $50K, and suddenly it becomes clear why the muscle-car bottom feeders shoved their paddles back in their pockets when the bidding crossed the $30,000 mark. This car, at this price, was a fair deal for buyer and seller both.—Bill Neill (Photo and data courtesy of the auction company.)• Sports Car Market From Grand Classics to Twin Stripes of Smoking Rubber . . . ta.rs 1970 Dodge Challenger Rior Hemi Coupe

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BUICK 35 2-dr sedan, resto rod, rust-free, all steel, burgundy paint, tilt, Lecarra leather wheel, cold a/c, Nova clip, filled roof, electric windows, ps, owned 18 yrs, super driver, fuel efficient detailed 305 T400 $29,500 OBO. 936-569-7088. 936-564-7474.TX 39 CENTURY CONVERTIBLE, 4-dr, Sierra cream, tan top, maroon leather interior, rebuilt silent engine, suspension, cooling system, wiring and trans, new whitewalls, runs beautifully, rust-free, $37,500. John Wilson, 404-255-2862. GA 40 2-dr convertible, Sequoia cream, green interior, older frame-off restoration, solid CA car, $39,500. Keith, 253-630-3465. WA 48 SUPER CONVERTIBLE, resto rod, detailed 455 Buick T-400, ps, pb, tilt and tele, cold a/c and heat, Daytona wires, new leather & velour interior, Camaro clip, Vette rr, $48,500. 936-569-7088. 936-5548711.TX CADILLAC 30 V16 V-windshield convertible coupe, all new wood, metal all good, 95% complete, ready for restoration, $85,000. 860647-1113 eve before. CT 40 62 4-door convertible, rare, only 75 made, new interior and leather, new top, $45,000 OBO. 952-470-1846. MN 47 CONVERTIBLE, very sharp, cream w/ tan top, restored driver, $38,500. 801-5826883. UT CHEVROLET 49 CONVERTIBLE, satin green, Hampton leather interior, twin spots, skirts, stone guards, bumper extensions, complete professional restoration, rebuilt engine, new brakes, etc, etc, everything works, rust-free, $25,000. 800-821-1776. NH 51 CONVERTIBLE, a rare car in all over excellent condition, med. blue w/matching blue leather interior, strong running car, ready to drive and enjoy, $25,500 delivery. Dan or Mel Hayes, 607-739-1538. 607739-9626.NY 55 CONVERTIBLE, power pac V8, stick, professional body-off frame restoration, looks and drives beautifully. EZI, deluxe radio and heater, radials, whites, red and beige, everything new, $44,750 OBO. Gene Smith, 661-268-8536. CA 57 CONVERTIBLE, beautiful black, red interior, professional frame-off restoration w/15 miles, all original 283 Pg, ps, pb, cont kit, skirts, antennas, featured in TV series Touched by an Angel, $49,000. 248-6230063. MI 67 CAMARO SS 396,350 HP, auto, 100 miles since restored, runs and looks very fine, deepwater blue, can deliver, $23,000 US$. 403-227-6100. CANADA AB 67 CAMARO RS CONVERTIBLE, 350, 4-spd, ps, pb, tach, a/c, new interior and top, $18,500. 316-778-1700. KS 68 CAMARO RS CONVERTIBLE, 327, 4-spd, pit, hideaways, yellow w/blk top and interior & stripe, raised white letter radials on Chevy Rally wheels, very straight, $13,200. Dan Hayes, 607-7391538. NY 69 CAMARO 396/375, matching #' s, L89 alum heads, LeMans blue/blk, restored, tilt/tele column, rosewood wheel, deluxe 4.11 rear end, more rare than Z-28's, only 311 units made, $24,900 OBO. 800-9133357. MO CHRYSLER 33 CT ROYAL 8, convertible coupe, drk blue w/blk fenders, ivory wheels and stripe, tan top, brown leather, $37,500 OBO. 315637-4647. NY 41 CONVERTIBLE, Highlander interior, body-off restoration, red, show stopper, $34,900. Happy Daze, 920-922-2825. WI 48 WINDSOR HIGHLAND, convertible, car is complete, needs restoration, $8,000 OBO. Mike, 973-696-5181. NJ CORVETTE 54 classic white and ready to cruise, very good condition, 53,800 miles, $36,000. 800-234-7142 or. 740-945-0258.0H 54 stored since 1975, all original, never wrecked, V8, 3-spd, $27,500. 7 14-9985064. CA 59 nice snowcrest white, silver coves, red correct interior, auto, correct white shifter, dash correct, engine replacement block, 2x4's, runs extremely well, correct hubcaps also, ww, $30,000. Fraser Dante, 770-6418354. GA 60 CONVERTIBLE, Roman red w/blk interior, white coves and top, 283, 4-spd, correct shifter, $32,000 OBO. Berliner Classic Motorcars, 954-923-7271. FL 60 CONVERTIBLE, 2 owners, 39K original miles, no rust CA car, power top, runs great, $22,000. Coast Vett, 714-535-8555. CA 62 CONVERTIBLE, red, 327 V8, low miles, here is a beautifully restored 62 Corvette roadster w/original hardtop, 4-spd, matching #'s except block, exc paint and CORVETTES WANTED Prefer '53 - '72 RESTORED... SERIOUS... toll free: 888-592-5086 www.corvetteswanted.com October, 2000 Components supplmd by: KSHELBY Karman D. Cusack AMERICAN, INC Rocky Mountain Motor Sports • Conifer, Colorado (303) 674-3672 • (303) 674-3518 Fax (303) 838-4550 69 chrome, new tires, mint interior, perfect top. $34,000 shipping available. 603-5370274. NH FORD 66 SHELBY GT 350, vintage road racer, SVRA, excellent early documented BP history, professional race restoration, fresh with all the best, 297 cid, 500+ hp, Tilton, Tex racing T-10, fastest legal Shelby, many first's, $79,900. 719-759-1800. 716-6360966. NY 67 GT 500, gone in 60 seconds, white w/ blue stripes, zero miles on profes rebuilt orig 428 Police Interceptor, BJ/BK carbs, Concours belts, hoses, accessories, etc, excellent paint, chrome, interior, please call for more info, $32,000 Sam, 718-454-2204 NY 68 SHELBY GT 500, convertible, serial #127, sunlit gold w/blk interior and top, original 428 PI engine, auto, nice restored condition, correct and complete except for smog, $39,500. Bill Collins, 717-5612680. PA LINCOLN 30 LeBaron bodied Town car, sound, unrestored, as found condition, runs well, really rare, $29,500 partial trades consi. 413477-6422. MA 33 KB COUPE ROADSTER, by LeBaron, V12, not driven except to maintain since Fran Roxas' full restoration, CCCA Nat'l 1st, blk/ maroon, $145,000. 334-277-4260. AL 41 CONVERTIBLE, black, original, red leather interior, LZOC Jr 1st Prize winning restoration of rust-free car, $36,500. 203266-9090. CT 55 CAPRI CONVERTIBLE, blk w/2tone leather interior, everything is like new, $65,000. Paul Lane, 203-243-1984. CT MERCURY 40 CONVERTIBLE, street rod project, no engine, trans, sitting on 1980 Pontiac Grand Prix frame, also have original frame. all convertible parts there except rear seat, $6,000. Dave, 814-948-5132 eves. PA 49 COUPE, just like James Dean's, blk/ gray interior, 3-piece back window, www, perfect chrome, lake pipes, spotlights, flathead 12v w/alt, a/c, vg c, extra parts also call for details $30,000. 704-282-2359. NC 52 MONTEREY CONVERTIBLE, purist dream, original stock car flathead V8 & Mereo-matic trans, rust-free CA car, yellow w/blk top, new yellow and blk leather interior, $18,500. Bruce, 559-641-6525. CA 57 MONTCLAIR CONVERTIBLE, 368 Cruiser engine, ps, ph, pa, pseat, T&C ra- dio, factory seat belts, chrome etc, original car perfect for restoration, $12,000 can deliver. Mike, 410-879-4953. MD OLDS 49 CONVERTIBLE 98, original V8, pwr top, pw, ps, Stayfast canvas top, detailed engine compartment, older restoration, garaged and maintained since completed resto, yellow w/blk $23,500. 215-438-4330. PA 51 98 CONVERTIBLE, nice automobile, requiring some attention, $23,500. 480699-6160. AZ 53 98 CONVERTIBLE, full power, yellow lacquer, blk Stayfast top, maroon interior, ww hubs, completely restored, a must see car, $34,900. 516-520-2048. NY PACKARD 33 1001 CONVERTIBLE, coupe roadster, dual sidemount, barn fresh, solid CA car in pieces, complete resto required $25,000. John Ulrich, 510-223-9587 fax/phone. CA 36 12 RUMBLE SEAT CONY, fresh bodyoff restoration, Packard cream interior w/ maroon hides, all new chrome, tires, whisper quiet engine, radio and trunk rack, $150,000 possible trades. 201-265-8235 eves. NJ PLYMOUTH 41 DELUXE CONVERTIBLE, skirts, spotlight, foglights, ww, restored, rare, $22,000. Jerry, 304-755-2780. WV 63 SPORT FURY II CONY, button shift, restored, a good driver, $16,500 offer. 801582-6883. UT PONTIAC 41 CONVERTIBLE, body, fenders and doors have been removed from chassis, welding is complete and painted w/primer, chassis ready for sanding and primer, engine may need some work, call for more details and info on 2nd parts car included, $5,500. Cliff, 815-786-8218. 630-4661204. IL 57 STARCHIEF CONVERTIBLE, professional body-off restoration, Nat'l show quality, CO red w/white spear and top, matching interior, original 347. AFB, 270hp, aft, ps, pt, pa. Wonderbar radio, cont kit, $45,000. Ronnie Staples, 804-5209898. VA LITERATURE Manuals & Books: 1913-1991: Service Manuals, Parts Manuals, Owners Manuals, History Books, all makes; see www.books4cars.com ; 206-721-3077. 888-380-9277 toll free. WA • SHELBY COBRAS by ROCKY MOUNTAIN MOTORSPORTS NEW CSX SERIES COBRAS

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Resource Directory L Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. List your business, product or service here. Fifty words, only $295 per year. Call 503/261-0555 for information. 925/736- 3444, fax 925/736-4375. 3600 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville, CA 94506-3600. Barrett- A UCTION COMPANIES Blackhawk Collection/"The Auction." fax 415/391-4040.500 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA 94102. England: 44-171-2288000, fax 44-171-585-0830. Christie's. 310/385- 0791, fax 602/244-1538, 5530 E. Washington, Phoenix, AZ 85034. e-mail: info @ barrett-jackson.com Brooks USA. 415/391- 8888, fax 815/568-6615. P.O. Box 422, Marengo, IL 60152. 568210/495-tonio, TX 78216. 537- 219/925-5467. P.O. Box 190, Auburn, IN 46706. Kruse International. 800/968- fax 44-207-584-2733. 2-4 Queen's Gate Mews, London, England SW7 5QJ. Dana Mecum Auction Company. 815/ 207584-- Dan Kruse Classic Car Productions. 4777. 11202 Disco Dr., San An- 4444, fax 1868, fax 516/537-2641. P.O. Box 2277, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. KenMotor@aol.com 211760/320-Kensington Motor Group Inc. 631/ 4371. P.O. Box 1889, 601 Capitol Ave., Vallejo, CA 94590. 4575, fax 519/351-1337. 825 Park Ave. West, Chatham, Ontario, Canada N7M 5J6. Silver Auctions. 800/255- 3290, fax 760/323-7031. 602 East Sunny Dunes Rd., Palm Springs, CA 92264. www.classic-carauction.com RM Classic Car Auctions. 519/352- Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions. N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205. silver@ spokane.net ; www.silverauctions.com Spectrum Auction Company. 818/225 - 8828, 760/323-1057, 805/966-6940, fax 818/225-8848. 23291 Ventura Boulevard, Woodland Hills, CA 91364. www.spectrumauctions.com APPRAISALS Steve Cram's Automobile Appraisal Service. 415/567-1087, fax 415/567- In business for 29 years, licensed, totally independent one-man operation. Work accepted by Lloyds of London, Midlands and all US banks and insurance carriers. No charge for phone consultations. (CA) Dave Brownell's Vintage Auto Appraisals. Phone/fax 802/362-4719. 25-plus years experience nationwide and internationally. Single cars or entire collections. Brass cars to contemporary supercars. Complete services from pre-purchase to insurance, donation, estate, expert witness, e-mail: dbrownell@sprynet.com Charles W. Clarke. Phone/fax: 860/ 1245. 658- 2714. Automotive consultant/appraiser. Hartford, Connecticut area base. State of Connecticut licensed. 40 plus years automotive experience, appraisals and wherewithal to address most any situation. We can travel. (CT) experience with collector automobiles, available nationwide. Call or visit our web site. David H. Kinney, ASA (Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers). e-mail: dhkinney@ usappraisal.com ;  usappraisal.com (VA) fax 206/267-6532. Full auto appraisal service. 2030 8th Ave., Seattle, WA 98121. USAppraisal. 703/759- Cosmopolitan Motors. 206/467web:  70  4485. 2020 Monterey Classic Car Auction. 800/ Jackson Auction. 602/273 - California. Prompt, personal, professional and affordable service for insurance, legal, IRS and pre-purchase inspection. Free phone consultations. baba@ sfgate.com ; www .bestyellow.com/clas sic/index .htm Auto Appraisal Group. 800/848- 4000, 0246 360 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. www.christies.com Coys of Kensington. 44- 2699, fax 310/385 - 7444, 2886. Serving 33 states, valuation, insurance, divorce, trusts, estates, charitable gifts, diminished value, pre-purchase inspections, expert witness. www.autoappraisal.com, e-mail: aag@ autoappraisal.com. "Not just one man's opinion." Fax 248/557-3511. 15 years in business, IAAA, for loans, estates, divorce, insurance and pre-purchase. Detroit area, will travel. ww.jmkclassiccars.com or kawifreek@msn.com . Classic Car Research. 248/5573174. A UTOMOBILIA Spyder Enterprises: 516/367-1616, fax 516/367-3260. Authentic vintage posters and memorabilia (1950-60s). Safety accessories: Halon fire extinguishers; patented lead-alloy knock-off hammers; Ferrari tool kits. Free 30 page list (SASE + $1 postage) RFD 1682, Syosset, NY 11791. BUY/SELL/GENERAL Cosmopolitan Motors. 206/467-6531, fax 206/267-6532. 2030 8th Ave., Seattle, WA 98121. European and American exotic cars. We covet the rare and unusual, whether pedigreed or proletarian. Fantasy Junction. 510/653- 510/653-9754. Large selection of exotic street & race cars. 1145 Park Ave., Emeryville, CA 94608. Specializing in buying and selling European sports cars. Over 80 in stock. We buy single cars or complete collections, any condition, any location. Quick action. Call today for the straight scoop on the market. (MO) Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars. Mark Hyman, 314/524-6000, fax 314/524- fax 619/459-3512. Specialize in the buying and selling of historic sports cars and racing cars. Automotive books, videos, art library. 7456 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037. Grand Prix Classics. 858/459 - 41-31-819 51 91. Gurbestrasse 3, CH3125, Toffen, Bern, Switzerland. www.oldtimergarage.com COLLECTOR CAR LEASING Putnam Leasing. 800/278-0071, fax 203/629-1937. Established in 1983, Putnam Leasing is the nation's preeminent leasing company of classic, exotic and luxury automobiles. Our key to success is offering our clients professional service with integrity. We create tailor-made programs that will exceed your expectations to lease the legends. 7700, fax 203/267-7773. With over 20 years of experience specializing in exotic, classic and vintage autos, our Lease/Purchase Plan is ideal for those who wish to own their vehicle at the end of the term as well as those who like to change cars frequently. Our Simple Interest Early Termination Plan allows you the Flexibility of Financing with the Tax Advantages of Leasing. We make leasing as simple as turning the key. www.WhyNotLease.com Premier Financial Services. 203/267CLASSIC CAR TRANSPORT Cosdel International. 415/777-2000, fax 415/543-5112. Now in its 33rd year of international transport. Complete service, including import/export, customs clearances, DOT & EPA, air/ocean, loading & unloading of containers. Contact Martin Button, (CA) e-mail: www.info@ cosdel.com; web site: http:// www.cosdel.com 7555, fax 0340. 314/878-7295. Classic and specialty cars delivered anywhere in the USA. Special event services, including Pebble Beach, Monterey Histories, Barrett-Jackson, Chicago Histories, etc. 26 years of experience, insured, dependable. (MO) Intercity Lines, Inc. 800/221 - Passport Transport. 800/325 - 4267, fax to San Francisco, California. September 15 to September 22, 2000. Cannonball Classic Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, 500 miles per day on "Blue" highways. Untimed. Hosted overnight stops. ALFA ROMEO Parts Alfa Ricambi. 818/956-7933, fax 818/ 956-5160. Comprehensive supply of parts that puts authorized dealers to shame! To maintain and restore your Alfa, vintage or current. 6644 San Fernando Rd., Glendale, CA 91201. 9435, fax 510/524-3636. Large selection of parts from 1900 series to Milano. Efficient, personal service. 1221 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710. Jon Norman's Alfa Parts. 510/525 - 4435, 804/973-0555, fax 804/973-2368. Huge computerized inventory of Alfa/Fiat/ Lancia parts, 1956 to present. Excellent, knowledgeable service. Fast! 68-page catalog. Route 29 North, PO Box 9036, Charlottesville, VA 22906-9036. Black Bart's Emporium. 800/473 - International Auto Parts. 800/788- 0078, 219/471-7278, fax 219/471-6359. 2639 Goshen Road, Ft. Wayne, IN 46808. America's largest supply of badges and emblems for Alfas and other exotics, plus other interesting special parts. Complete your restoration. 831/3383500, 413/436-9422. Rapid, hassle-free, coast to coast service. Insured, enclosed transport for your valuable car at affordable prices. State-of-the-art satellite transport tracking. Complete service for vintage races, auctions, relocation moves. www.intercity lines.com (MA) Oldtimer Garage. 41-31-819 00 00, fax 4549. Personalized auto transport service—door to door, coast to coast, open carrier or enclosed carrier. Winching and 24 hour security. First class equipment. Dependable and insured. (NY) TNT, INC. 518/236- 1965, fax 508/945-6006. The largest national leader on Antique, Classic, Exotic, Rod and Sports Cars with rates starting at 8.49% and long terms from 5 to 12 years. Call, fax or e-mail your application today for quick 10 minute approval. Efficient and professional service is what you deserve so don't hesitate, call us today to be in the driver's seat of your dream car tomorrow. jjbest@capecod.net 6531, 9100. 25 years 2277. Get the "Agreed Value" coverage you need, at a price you won't believe! Visit us on-line at www.American CollectorsIns.com for an instant rate quote, or call 800/360-2277. Insuring collector vehicles since 1976. Available in all states except AK, HI, SC and WY. We look forward to serving you 800/360- COLLECTOR CAR INSURANCE American Collector Car Insurance. 922www. Joseph L. Troise Appraisals. 415/3328183. Serving SF Bay Area and northern 4050. No-hassle coverage for your collector car. Plans tailored for your needs. Extremely cost effective. Hagerty Classic Auto Insurance. 800/ COLLECTOR CAR FINANCING J.J. Best & Company. 1-800-USA- 3936, fax 9703. Fax 831/338-2031. Former Alfa Romeo dealer and 20 time SCCA racing champion, Al Leake, has accumulated over 30 years experience and racing knowledge to compliment his new restoration shop in Boulder Creek, CA. Specializing in Giulietta/Guilia. PMA has an extensive inventory of cars, racing components and parts. Light weight body panels, Sebring racing suspensions and complete restorations now available at PMA Racing. e-mail Alleake@aol.com 12895 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006.(CA) The DiFatta Brothers, LTD. 800/638- Performance Motoring Associates 4166, fax 5 18/236- tory. List your business, product or service here. Fifty words, only $295 per year. Call 503/261-0555 for information. 8657, fax 503/223-6953. Award-winning interior restoration. Leather dyeing and color matching. 431 NW 9th, Portland, OR 97209. RESTORATION/GENERAL Guy's Interior Restorations. 503/224- fax 954/920-9950. 118 NW Hill St., Dania, FL 33004. 1st Place Results. Antique, exotic and vintage race car restorations our specialty! Quality at realistic rates. Over 25 years experience. No job too small. Brochure available. www.restoreautomobiles.com Creative Workshop. 954/9203303, RESOURCE DIRECTORY Advertise in the SCM Resource Direc- 7656. Info, 410/426-7524, fax 410/ 426-8194. 5928 Belair Rd., Baltimore, MD 21206. Largest importer of Alfa, Fiat & Lancia parts on the east coast. Decades of experience—we know these cars, and we know the right parts. VISA/MC. Orders, http:/www.difatta.com Re- 807-1946. THE US Source for Original Upholstery Materials, Original Rubber Mats & Gaskets, and Original, New European Taillights, Headlights, Grilles and Door Panels for Most Italian Cars ('47'78). Additional Distributors Wanted. (TX) Repairs / Restoration Britalia, Ltd. 510/548-0240, 2210 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA 94702. We are SPICA and Bosch fuel-injection specialists with 25 years experience servicing Alfa Romeo. We are also intimate with many Maseratis. Interior restoration and repair. Leather/hair a specialty. Authentic methods and results. 20 years experience. For color info call Connie Ware, 503/2841054. (3/01) VINTAGE EVENTS 495-6286. West: Martin Swig 415/2922701, fax 415/292-2790. New York City Cannonball Baker Classic. Contact East: Brock Yates 716/495- 6200, fax 716/ SE Francis, Portland, OR 97206. Oregon's oldest and most respected Alfa repair and performance tuning facility. Milano spoken here! Ask about our used Alfas for sale. Fast work, fair prices. Nasko's Imports. 503/771650/508-- 8178. 565-A Bragato Rd., San Carlos, CA 94070. Performance modifications, service, repair & restoration for Italian automobiles. Allow us to do a restoration for you. Italian Performance/GTV City. Don, 274- 0064. 1425 NW Flanders, Portland, OR 97209. More than two decades of helping Alfa, Ferrari, Maserati & Lamborghini owners keep their cars on the road while Dan Sommers' Veloce Motors. 503/ Sports Car Market Originals. 281/807-1945, fax 281/ 1472, 5409

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not emptying their bank accounts. Other foreign cars serviced as well. ENGLISH British Car magazine. 800/520-8292. The American magazine for British car enthusiasts. Classic profiles, historical articles, club events, technical information, restoration advice. One year (six issues) is $22.95. Repairs / Restorations / Race Sports and Vintage Cars, Inc. ph/fax 503/254-4012, 4815 NE 97th, Portland, OR 97220. 36 years of British car repair to a very high standard. Also prep cars for vintage racing and rallying. Jags, TRs, MGs, Healeys, Morgans, Lotus and oddball orphans like Riley and Singer welcomed. Call Peter or Sue Price. AC 3225, fax 503/646-4009. US Registrar: Jim Feldman, 11955 SW Faircrest St., Portland, OR 97225-4615 USA. The World's largest organization of AC owners and enthusiasts. AC ownership not required. Monthly magazine. CUSA, fax 503/528-0533. P.O. Box 6197, San Jose, CA 95150. Oldest national Austin-Healey club and factory club heritage. The resource for all current and future owners. Members receive Austin-Healey Magazine, Resource Book, calendar, tech assistance, book discount. Annual dues still just $35. Visa/MC accepted. Visit our web site: www.healey.org Austin-Healey Club USA. 888/4AHAustin Healey - Rocky Santiago. 405/843-6117, fax 405/843-6251. 7321 N. Classen Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73116. Specializing in Aston Martins, all years, all conditions. Buy/sell/consign. If you are buying or selling, please call. Also have other English cars, including Healeys, MGs, Triumphs. etc. Aston Martin Jaguar Clubs of North America. 888/ CLUBJAG, Write: JCNA, Dept. SCM, 9685 McLeod Rd., RR#2, Chilliwack, BC, CANADA V2P 6H4. Join the primary organization of Jaguar enthusiasts in US/ Canada. 52 local clubs provide social and other activities. JCNA sponsors championships in concourse, rally, slalom. Members receive bi-monthlyJaguar Journal magazine. http://www.jnca.com Jaguar MGA Route 66 Classic Restoration. 918/ 851-7866, fax 918/438-7866. 15300 E. Pine St. Tulsa, OK 74116. Built to order. Exterior color, interior color and material, drive-line, wheels, tires, brakes, all your choice. Order your MGA today. Offered by Mirage Motorcars LLC. Peter Hageman, Vintage Automobiles. 206/954-1961, fax 425/287-0660. P.O. Box 554, Kirkland, WA 98033. Prewar European autos, Bentley and Rolls-Royce, specializing in vintage Bentleys. Rolls Royce/Bentley - FERRARI / MASERATI / LAMBO ETC. Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo. Sales, 800/ 547-4455,503/255-7560. Service & Parts, 800/944-6483, 503/257-9655. America's oldest & most dedicated Ferrari (and Lotus) dealer. New & used exotic cars. Also, huge parts department with fast, fast service. 203 NE 122nd Ave., Portland, OR 97203. 2690, fax 949/650-2730. 922 Sunset Dr. Costa Mesa, CA 92627. Specializing in sales of Ferrari & other exotics. Consignments, brokerage services, references October, 2000  Garry Roberts & Company. 949/650- No matter what your prized possessions are, our award-winning equipment provides immaculate, enclosed, door-to-door transport. We offer containerizing for overseas shipping, automobile storage, and pier service. Featuring HighwayMaster satellite tracking/communication systems. Visit our web site at www.horselesscarriage.com )iontitss Orrint 443SAP 4 UM trarriatle  - 31tic. 61 Iowa Avenue • Paterson, New )ersey 07503 800-631-7796 In Ni 973-74272692 • Fax 973 742 8369 - JWF Restorations, Inc. 503/643-3225, fax 503/646-4009. Jim Feldman, 11955 SW Faircrest St., Portland, OR 97225-4615 USA. AC restoration specialist. 35 years experience. Partial to full restorations done to street or concours standards. AC Owner's Club Limited. 503/ 643- 9900, fax 416/535-8152. Also Canada's largest Ferrari parts inventory. Under new ownership. Call today with your needs. Jason Popovich, Canada (ON) Brian D. Moore Restorations. 916/635- available. Extensive computer database. Whether buying or selling, call. I constantly collect and sell all Ferraris, Maseratis & Lamborghinis. 310/ 274-7440, fax 310/274-9809. If I don't have what you seek, I can usually find it for you (at low prices). Please, call anytime for straight advice on the market. Finder's fee gladly paid. Randy Simon. (CA) Gentry Lane Lamborghini. 416/535- Thomas Shaughnessy Consulting. 949/ 366-6211, fax 949/366-6827. Professional buyer of Ferraris, primarily '50s, '60s. and '70s. Also have extensive Lambo and Maser experience. Additionally deal in Ferrari engines. Plus—have more than 350 Ferrari wheels in stock. Call today for straight talk and honest advice. San Clemente, CA. sand-plus car data base to help you find a car, or verify the history of one you are looking at. (CA) GERMAN 3559, fax 916/635-5824. 2347 Gold River Rd., Gold River, CA 95670. Specializing in restoration and reconstruction of exotic and vintage racing motorcars. Appraising service also available. Symbolic Motor Car Company. 619/ 454-1800, fax 619/454-1890. 7440 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92307. Largest dealer of exotic Ferraris, Jaguars, Alfas and other cars in the world. Always a superb array of important cars on display. Interesting trades always considered. By appointment only, please. www.symbolicmotors.com GT Motors. 818/546-2971, fax 818/ 546-2812. 741 W. Broadway, Glendale, CA 91204. Sales, service and concourswinning restorations of Ferrari. Always a wide range of quality cars in stock for sale. Friendly, top notch service at reasonable rates. Always in the market to purchase interesting Ferraris in any condition. Nastasi Racing Car Corp. 718/706- 7400, fax 718/706-8135. 27-19, 44th Dr. L.I.C. NY 11101. Expert service on all exotics. Specializing in Lambo service and parts. Buy & sell used cars. Former dealer and distributor. (NY) Sports Leicht Restoration, Inc. Call Alex Dearborn or Bruce Adams in Topsfield, MA. 978/887-6644, fax 978/ 887-3889. A vintage Mercedes full service company, specializing in the 190SL. Large database of older MBs for sale. Free listing for your car. Mercedes-Benz Estep, 530/345-6701. 776 Cessna, Chico. CA 95928. Dedicated to the enjoyment and preservation of 1954 to 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Coupes and Roadsters. You do not have to be an owner to belong. Member benefits include: twelve monthly magazines per year plus a national convention that rotates its location around the country. Also, reproduction parts and much more. Gull Wing Group International. Gary above average drivers to show quality. Not a broker, we own all our inventory and are aggressively looking to buy top quality 280SLs. Technical and restoration advice always just a phone call away. Locations in New Jersey and Arizona. www.tonylabella.com Porsche Market Letter. 888/928-9111, fax 760/940-9170. Send check or Visa/MC to PML/SC, PO Box 6010, Oceanside, CA 92058. Find the Porsche you've been looking for. Over 1,000 Porsches for sale in every issue. 1 year, 12 issues only $55. (Can/Mex $65, overseas $75). PMLetter @aol.com; www.pmletter.com 356 Registry. 356 Registry, 27244 Ryan Road, Warren, MI 48092. A club for those interested in 356 Porsches. The Registry Magazine is published six times a year. 356 ownership not necessary. Dues $25 annually. Membership information: Barbara Skirmants. Porsche Michael Sheehan. 949/646-6086, fax 949/646-6978. Always looking for cars to buy, from rare one-offs to serial production ordinaries. Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus— call me first or call me last, I'll make you the best cash offer. Buyers—let me use my thou- Mercedes-Benz Club of America. 800/ 637-2360. MBCA, 1907 Lelaray St., Colorado Springs, CO 80909. World's largest Mercedes-Benz club, 33,000 members, all models, 1886-onward; excellent 120-page color magazine, The Star, with how-to tech articles, history, new models, racing, hundreds of cars for sale, ads free to members. much more. New car raffle, tech assistance. national events, more; dues $35/yr. www.mbca.org 1500. 280SLs exclusively. 20 plus 280 SLs in stock for sale in any price range from You can't trust them with just anyone. Prized Possessions. Tony LaBella Classic Cars. 856/424- Shelby American Automobile Club. 860/364-0449, fax 860/364-0769. P.O. Box 788, Sharon, CT 06069. Over 5,000 members, 50 Regions throughout the world. Dedicated to the care and preservation of the cars that Carroll Shelby produced. Two National Conventions a year, semi-annual magazine, bi-monthly newsletter as well as a registry. • AMERICAN Shelby Display Ad Index Alfa Ricambi  Barrett-Jackson  Brian D. 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111.%%11.11.111.M.V SCM AUCTION REPORT: RM AUCTIONS MONTEREY CA Auction Reports continued rom page 53 aluminum motor cars. Euro lights, tools, jack, Michelin tires. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $286,000. Time to throw out the price guides yet again. Take a pretty car with appealing colors, a decent history, a bidder (or two or more) who has determined this is the one he wants, and the seller is a happy man. #4341964 PORSCHE 904 CARRERA GTS Coupe. SIN 904-092. 4-cyl. Black/black. LHD. 5-speed manual. Complete mechanical checkup and refurbishment after many years when new. Early race history in Japan unsubstantiated. Returned to US in '99. Showed signs of sitting. Will likely need complete mechanical refurbishment. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $297,000. Certainly faster than the 904, but more difficult to maintain as well. Given the needs this car may have, its price, at $50,000 below low estimate, was understandable. #450-1970 PORSCHE 917K Race Car. S/N 917-022. Light blue, orange stripe/orange. Ex-Steve McQueen. Porsche had starring role a $90,000 car A super low-miles M1 is worth more and a true BMW Art Car more still. #150-1989 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA Speedster. S/N WPOEW0911KS1736. White/ white leather, black piping. LHD. Odo: 897 miles. Was said to be a museum car, thus low miles. As-new condition. Great paint and inte- in the Porsche Museum of Japan. One of 110 produced. Street car, no known racing history. Has carpet, mufflers, defroster. Said to be road ready, but who knows after all those years of sitting? Cond: 2. SOLD AT $264,000. 904s are intensely popular in high-speed European touring events like the Tour Auto. They are comfortable enough on the road, have looks to die for and are reasonably reliable so long as you don't bury the tach frequently. This was a fair price. #138-1966 PORSCHE 906 Race Car. S/N 906-122. Red/black. LHD. 5-speed manual. ExScuderia Centro-Sud. Parma-Poggio winner. in "Le Mans." Footage of "Le Mans" was played before the car was driven on the stage and the owner introduced the car personally before bidding began. A great car, with superb history. Cond: 1+. SOLD AT $1,320,000. With so many bizarre, cobbled-up 917s around (they're beginning to multiply like D-types), the lack of stories surrounding this car was refreshing. The right price. #408-1968 PORSCHE 911S Targa. S/N 11850164. Guards red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 23,397 miles. Numbers match, all factory -1■-• rior, no visible flaws. Factory wide body. As new. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $88,000. Will we ever see the end of low-miles Speedsters showing up at auction? A meaningless exercise in badging to help Porsche move merchandise, most Speedsters were snapped up by investors and never driven. Big money for a low-miles car in decent but not exciting colors. ITALIAN CARS #444-1951 FERRARI 340 AMERICA Competition Spyder. Body by Carrozzeria Vignale. S/N 0138/AM. Eng.#0138/AM. Red/ 41911  7:77.1 •.,10 —": • Illiii ::: 4116,„ Complete restoration in '97 in Germany. All matching numbers. Monterey Historics winner in '98. In superb condition, surely better than it ever was when raced. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $253,000. 906s are among the few sports racers that can actually be driven by someone besides Brian Redman and Hurley Haywood. The value of 906s has been climbing—another $50,000 wouldn't have surprised. #439-1966 PORSCHE 906 Race Car. S/N 906-145. White, red/black. LHD. 5-speed manual. From the Matsuda Porsche Museum collection in the '90s. Sold as a privateer car October, 2000  decals appear present. 5-speed, five new Michelin XZX tires. Quite stock, said to be a recent restoration. Early glass rear window. 100 miles since motor rebuild. Hard to find fault, but somehow not an exciting example. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $28,050. Is 100 miles since a motor rebuild a selling point? I'll wait to take it after 1,000 or 1,200 miles when we know a little more. No bargain at over twice the guidebook's #1 price. #137-1980 BMW M1 2-door Coupe. S/N 4301174. Blue/black leather. LHD. Odo: 3,525 miles. Art Car, never titled. Ground effects by AHG. Owned by Gilmore Car Museum. Not EPA/DOT legal. Front spoiler broken in transit. Otherwise, a well-preserved showpiece. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $99,000. The purchaser snagged a bargain. A stock MI in this condition is easily tan leather. RHD. Odo: 0 miles. Floor-shift 5speed manual. Bucket seats. Chrome wires. One of 6 open 340s completed in '51. From US to UK in '80s. Disassembled and stripped then hidden in oil drums in UK by "Jailhouse Brockett." Parts were seized by police and stored. Car was reassembled in '95 with a full restoration. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $594,000. This is a car that should get frequentflyer miles for the different showrooms and auction arenas it has appeared in. Although car didn't make low estimate, at least it is moving on to a new owner Fairly priced. #419-1955 CISITALIAABARTH BOANO Spyder. Body by Boano. S/N 005. Silver/red leather. LHD. Dirty tires mounted on lumpy wheels. Good panel fit, but paint has some scratches. No top. Plexiglas windscreen. Brake 73 t 4, e .  - , r 711i 7-7-11 N14

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SCA, AUCTION REPORT: RAI AUCTIONS MONTEREY CA 11%%••••••••%% tion. Copperstate 1000 participant. Fullyfettled, extremely handsome, can't reasonably fault. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $468,600. While the assembled punters thought this was a $400,000 car; they all agreed that RM created the special atmosphere that causes bidders to lose control of their paddles and prices to soar This was a quality piece. lights were non-functional while crossing the block. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $66,000. One of about ten built. A combination of three wellknown Italian collector car names (Cisitalia, Abarth, Boano). Eligible for numerous historic rally/TSD events. Market-correct price. #413-1957 FIAT JOLLY Convertible. S/N 075907. Salmon/tan wicker. LHD. Odo: #118-1967 GHIA 450 SS 2-door Convertible. S/N B54027. Red/white leather/vinyl. #108-1969 DETOMASO MANGUSTA 2door Coupe. Body by Ghia. S/N 8MF1116. Yellow/black vinyl, leather. LHD. Odo: 47,829 kms. Motor detailed with shiny black paint, Michelin XWX tires. As nice as restored Mangustas ever seem to get. Fixed-headlight model. Incorrect Ford Motorsport valve covers. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $34,100. Looks good but not a great example. Designed by Giorgio Giugiaro for Ghia. Introduced in 1966, seri- LHD. Odo: 72,428 miles. "Custom" front end. Horrible Luxon wire wheels with Toyo tires. Two tops. Usual bad window rubbers. Missing jack hole covers. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $33,000. Said to have been customized by George Barris, looks like it was customized by Crash. Nowhere to go with this one except to the next auction. Ghia-designed and built, Chrysler 440 motor 13,709 miles. Fresh carpets (!), very good older wicker. Detailed motor but lot of paint flaws. Terminally cute, fun colors. No top. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $21,450. Where is the top? In January at Barrett-Jackson, Mae West's Jolly went for this kind of big bucks. Now the same type of car, but in better colors, brings the same money. Let's subscribe to the Jolly Market Letter #143-1965 FERRARI 275 GTB Coupe. SIN 06895. Red/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 59,000. #130-1967 ISO GRIFO Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N GL710121. Ice blue/tan leather. LHD. Pirelli P-400 tires. Chevy 327/365 hp,T10 4-speed. Reconditioned/rebuilt in Maryland by GT Cars. Dirty wheels, uneven side Some dings, but a decent older restoration. Michelin X radials. Detailed motor. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $80,300. A tad light in today's market, but not far off the mark. miles. Floor-shift 5-speed manual. Bucket seats. An average restoration on an average car. Said to run and drive very well. Short nose, opendriveshaft model. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $187,000. On the high side for this least-desirable of 275s, but a price within the range of the premium that Monterey extracts from bidders (at least when the economy is good). #447-1967 FERRARI 275 GTS/4 NART Spyder. S/N 10743. Silver/burgundy leather. LHD. Mag wheels with knockoffs. fins, good "chrome" (it's mostly stainless). Some rust in rear fender, dings and dents. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $33,000. A very good buy if no more rust surprises are found. !so Grifos were a successful engineering combination of Italian coachwork and American drivetrain, less successful in sales. Fast and good looking, with engine parts available at Pep Boys. #160-1967 INTERMECCANICA INDRA 2+2 Coupe. S/N 10028414. Red/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 15,520 kms. Automatic, PS, PB, PW. Two-tone tan leather, Cromodora Star #141-1970 FERRARI 512S Race Car. S/N 1006. Eng.# 1006. Red, white/black. RHD. Mags. Ex-NART, placed second at Daytona ous production begin in 1968. About 300 Mangustas were built in 1969, with half bound for US. Seller did well. #169-1969 LAMBORGHINI MIURA S Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N 45529914009. Red/blue vinyl/leather. LHD. Odo: 3,300 miles. - 1971. In decent, semi-original condition. Documented history. One of 22 built, just 16 survive. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $1,320,000. 512S's were not amoung Ferrari's most successful models. Today, they make spectacular noises when they appear at vintage race events, but it takes a capable driver to exercise them properly. Price was fair enough in the current market. #159-1970 MASERATI GHIBLI 4.9 SS Customized conversion from Berlinetta to Spyder by Richard Straman. $150K restora- 74  mags, Nardi steering wheel. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $20,350. Right on the dinero. Intermeccanica, better known for the Italia and the Apollo, built few Indras and fewer still were imported to the US. Fast and not bad looking, a well-sorted Indra can be a pleasure to own. Coupe. S/N AM 115491740. Yellow/black. LHD. Odo: 6,2001(ms. 4-speed manual. Bucket seats. Aftermarket mag wheels. Good body and paint, but the doors are a bit "fat." Wrong seat leather, dash material and carpets. Weak engine detail. Awful "fakey-doo" knock-offs. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $37,400. A fair result, given a car that was not all that nice. It could Sports Car Market

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SCM AUCTION REPORT: RM AUCTIONS MONTEREY CA Is it fair to lump Boxers in with Ghiblis as great cars that just don't generate much excitement in the market? We could try to pinpoint the reasons, but it really doesn't matter At this moment in time, Boxer prices are flat. 1MERICAN CARS #436-1932 FORD CUSTOM Roadster. Body by Ford/Chip Foose. S/N 0032. Black/ tan leather. LHD. Voted America's Most Beau- be improved, but at significant expense. Better to go buy a good one. #140-1973 FERRARI 365 GTB/4A DAYTONA Coupe. Body by Scaglietti. SIN 16819. LHD. Odo: 34,000 miles. Chrome a recent Automobile Magazine article about a trip through France. When taste isn't the question, this might be the answer. Is this the Titanic or the iceberg that sank it? Cond: 4. SOLD AT $19,800. A very high fun-for-the-money value. Potential income for the new owner on the World of Wheels/rod and custom show circuit, as this is a real crowd pleaser #411-1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. S/N E57S105511. Turquoise, white coves/white. LHD. Odo: 14,312 miles. wires. 440hp "Type A" competition engine from factory. One of two built with stock steel bodies, no flares, etc. Attractive, but no way to tell what is really going on inside the engine today. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $143,000. Assuming that all the high-performance bits are intact, this sold for an appropriate premium above a stock Daytona. #407-1977 MASERATI MERAK SS Coupe. SIN AM 122AU52266. Yellow/black leather. LHD. Odo: 29,909 miles. 5-speed tiful Roadster at the 51st National Roadster Show in Oakland, CA. Perfect fit, finish and execution. A true #1 car. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $264,000. Love them or hate them, hot rods are here to stay at collector auctions. With no excuses, flawless details and a truly beautiful body style, a quarter of a million dollars plus for a Ford is now possible. #430-1939 LINCOLN ZEPHYR "SCRAPE" 2-door Coupe. Body by Modified. S/N n/a. Grape/black and white leather. LHD. Odo: 119 miles. Excellent quality show Floor-shift 4-speed manual. Bucket seats. Steel wheels with hubcaps. 2x4 carbs. NCRS Top Rite, 1997. Owner was a NCRS director. Paint chips on steering column. Doors, hood and trunk fit good. Has a lot of eyeball. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $66,000. Fair enough for a desirable car with a good ownership history. #115-1959 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Roadster. S/N J59S102819. Blue, white coves/ blue. LHD. Odo: 2,891 miles. Floor-shift automatic. Driver's seat torn. Undercoating scraped off frame, scratches. Staineless manual. Bucket seats. Factory mag wheels. A nice car, body and paint. Interior good but seats, at least, are redyed, engine detail a bit weak. Overall an attractive car. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $26,675. At the top of the SCM price range, more of the magic of Monterey here, but within reason. A good buy. #126-1981 FERRARI 512BB BERLINETTA Boxer. Body by Scaglietti. S/N F102BB38385. Black/cream leather, black inserts. LHD. Odo: car. Wide whites on one side of the car, lowprofile wheels and tires on the other side. Potential income from appearances at custom car shows. Well-done custom on popular platform, pure show car stuff. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $275,000. Big, big money. Sold to the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles. Exuberant former owner looks, acts like a lottery winner; can't believe his good fortune. Sold as a car, bought as art. A good deal for all parties involved. #437-1956 LINCOLN PREMIER "TITANIC" 2-door Convertible. S/N 56WA35032L. Liberace lavender/purple vinyl. LHD. Automatic, weak chrome, good metal- dinged on both fender coves. NCRS four-star Bow Tie award. Looks well taken care of but could be graded up a notch with $500-1,000 worth of detailing. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $77,000. Surprisingly high price for a lessthan-pelfect car Vette owners are extraordinarily picky, as well they should be with so many cars to choose from. #455-1966 SHELBY GT 350 Convertible. S/N SFM6S2377. Red, white/black. LHD. Odo: 12 miles. 4-speed manual. One of just 10,000 miles. Floor-shift 5-speed manual. Factory mags. Well documented with owner's manual and receipts. Mileage said to be original. Looks like it has had a good life, unlike many Boxers which seemed to have spent some time as pimpmobiles. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $68,200. October, 2000  flake paint. Continental kit. Pieces and parts pulled from a Mercury, Corvette and Kaiser. Raised by a set of airbags filled by an air compressor onboard. Carpets dirty.The subject of four '66 GT350 convertbles built, the only red one. Looks and runs great. Autographed by Carroll Shelby under the hood. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $203,500. It's hard to fathom the appeal of these non-competition-based cars. Are they really worth $175,000 more than a standard Mustang droptop? Obviously, for some, the answer is yes.• 75

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eWatcl T he big money must have all been at Pebble Beach for the auctions. How else can you explain the fact that there was only one bid of $4,000 for a 1963 Zil Chajka Limousine that had only 3,400 actual miles? It was a gift from then-President Brezhnev to the Vice President of Russian Unions. The seller was even willing to "help" the buyer get the vehicle out of Russia and delivered to the United States. What more could you ask for? retro-styled Chrysler A reprint of a Ford Model-T service manual required an opening bid of $2,495 and that did not even include a Model T to work on. Not surprisingly, no takers. A very attractive 20" tall trophy from the Atlantic-Peblo Beach Speed Carnival held March 27, 1911, attracted twenty-eight bidders but the $2,950 offered was not enough to persuade the owner to let it go. We are not talking about the Vanderbilt Cup here, so this certainly seems like more than enough money for a trophy from a rather obscure event. A mid-'50s Richfield eagle porcelain sign—thirteen feet tall—garnered nineteen bids but was a no sale. It was stated to be one of four known and the high bid of $9,700 could not get the job done. A 24" Richfield porcelain sign promoting Richlube Motor Oil and featuring an early race car did, however, sell for $3,510. A Boyd Coddington Hot Rod, built in 1992, with a steel body and LT-1 Corvette engine attracted some activity, but could not get past $40,100, which was below the reserve and well below the original bill from Coddingham. A '74 Jensen-Healey that was offered "whereis, as-is" stopped dead, probably emulating the condition of the car, at $1,826. Maybe someone should just e-mail the seller a grenade so he can put the car out of its misery. Here are a few of the items that did sell, some wonderful and some to wonder about. eBay #412851830 - 1/18 SCALE PT CRUISER BY MAISTO. First bid: $28.50. Number of bidders: 1. SOLD AT: $28.50. Date sold: 8/24/2000. The eBay #401785885 - STANAVO AIRWAY MAP. First bid: $2. Number of bidders: 10. SOLD AT: $67.99. Date ‘r; by ar omstea PT Cruisers are still going for several thousand over list and attract a crowd when parked at the mall. It should follow that there would be a high level of NIWw . 0111 Y0 1.-.N4W NARK interest in the die-cast versions but this one found only a single bidder. A cranberry metallic version, offered at the same time, attracted four bids and only $12.50. Maybe the diecasts are just too easy to find in the shopping mall toy stores. eBay #397998146 -  1937 PACKARD WOODY STATION WAGON BROCHURE. First bid: $9.99. Number of bidders: 17. SOLD AT: $264.99. Date sold: 8/10/2000. N-rvili A A se PV :F. sni sigh, land qmthig of bidders: 1. SOLD AT: $14.99. Date sold: 8/17/2000. The perfect item for your "Babe Mobile." What date would not be impressed with a fiberglass skull as your gearshift knob? The seller states it is of exacting detail and "Feels perfect in the hand." With some Von Dutch pinstriping and a velvet interior in your van, you can return to the part of the '60s that most of us who were there luckily can't remember much about, or at least prefer not to. eBay #412821131 - GM HYDRAMATIC PORCELAIN SIGN. First bid: $100. Number of bidders: 19. SOLD AT: $2,025. Date sold: 8/27/2000. Con- sold: 8/10/2000. Stanavo was the brand name for Standard Oil Companies' brand of aviation gasoline. The stylized logo was part bird, part plane. Signs, gas globes and other items featuring this logo are at the pricey end of the scale. This map was not in the best of condition but considering that one in near-perfect condition costs about $300, it will be a nice addition to a collection until a better one comes along. Woodies are hot right now and getting hotter. They are the perfect vehicle for picking up your car friends at the airport or just touring around your estate. If you don't have an estate and friends never visit, the brochure will do. A prominent literature collector stated that it sold for $100 too much. I was tempted to ask him if he had one he would sell me for $150, but I didn't want to ruin a decent friendship. eBay #406219980 - SKULL SHIFTER. First bid: $14.99. Number eBay #413573869 - RICHFIELD GAS PUMP SALT AND PEPPER SHAKERS. First bid: $19.99. Number of bidders: 16. SOLD AT: $394. Date sold: 8/25/2000. These are little plastic salt and pepper shakers that were giveaways at your local service station in the '50s. Today the rare ones command major dollars from dition is to porcelain signs as location is to real estate. That statement has to be further qualified to add subject matter, age and rarity as factors that have a positive effect on value. A General Motors sign from the '50s covers a wide market. This sign sold for market price and the vivid colors and excellent condition will make it an excellent addition to the new owner's collection of garage art. committed collectors, as witnessed by a large collection recently selling for $20,000. Every antique store in America has sets of Phillips 66 shakers for about $30 but the unusual ones do bring big bucks and some sets have sold for over $1,000. If you're like me, you've got a lot of weird automobilia that you've paid crazy money for—but the logic of $1,000 salt and pepper shakers is still perplexing.• SCM Super Showcase   rignimm It= 1963 Jaguar XKE Coupe. Black/black. Rare Webasto sunroof, restoration to  99.5 pts plus, INCA winner. Tool kit, drop-dead gorgeous. 543,000. (714) 921-  9654, fax (714) 921-9691. (CA) (Dec)  Race Car Trailers bought, sold and repaired. Full service for trailer  maintenance and custom fabrication. We are your source for race car trailer services in  the Northeast. Several trailers for sale. Intercity Lines (800) 221-3936. (MA) (Apr)  1952 Austin A-40 Junior. Totally and correctly restored. Fresh paint, leather and chrome. Includes very rare original sales brochure. Stunning. 56,500. Bruce Russell (360) 574-4284. (WA) (Oct)

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SCIII Showcase Gallery 1984 Mazda RX-7 GS. 5-speed, excellent condition,  A/C, AM/FM cassette, sunroof, VGC, original, 109K miles,  cream-tan/brown cloth. $3,500 OBO. (31 2) 573-2 582.  tschaeffer@dowlingadv.com (IL) (Oct)  427 S/C Shelby American Cobra CSX 4095. Includes:  427 Shelby aluminum motor, 42 gal. cell, 4-speed toploader, 4-  point harness pass. & driver, comp seat. New. Korman D.  Cusack, Rocky Mt. Motor Sports. (800) 530-2600. (C0)(Oct)  1953 MG TD. Recent documented mechanical restoration  of a beautiful, well preserved original car. Nice original top,  side curtains and tonneau. Shows very well. Drive anywhere.  515,900 obo. Auto GalleryMuseum, (815) 675-3222. (I L)(Oct.) 1999 BMW M3. Dinans 2. Sunroof, cruise, OBC, Harman Kardon Sound, new Sport 9000. Perfect. $39,900. Joe (828) 313-0583 or chernowski@conninc.com (NC)(Oct) 95,000 miles. Excellent condition. Joe (828) 313-0583 or  chernowski@conninc.com (NC)(Oct)  1993 Mercedes-Benz 3001E. All books and records.  1967 Austin-Healey 3000 MK III Phase II. S/N  HB.1841025. 90,100 miles, 72-spoke chrome and extra set of 48  spoke painted wheels, removable roll bar. Excellent restored  condition. $25,500. Frank, (802) 545-2042. (V1) (Oct.)  1971 MGB. This is an original MGB that has never been wrecked,  modified or driven in poor weather. It runs very well and has no rust. It  recently received new brake pads, carpeting, coil springs and leaf  springs. $6,000 obo. (610) 756-3471. (PA) (Oct.) yo, 1985 Avanti. Last of the originals, exceptional stock 13,000 miles Original owner, AZ car. Dark blue leather, most options, HO engine $23,500. (602) 482-5456. (IL) (Nov) .1°1(1 'IN 1963 Maserati Sebring. Mechanically restored, new Borranis, excellent interior, nice body, runs well. Needs paint. $24,900. Located in MA. (540) 377-2980. (VA) (Nov) 1929 Rolls-Royce Phantom I, chassis 81 OR, dual windshield,  boattail body by VERT of Gerona, Spain. 460 CID/6-0, 4-speed. Great  for parades or family outings, seats 4-5. CrearrVred leather. 570K. (214)  827-2763, Will Samples, ssimports@buz.net (D() (Oct)  1970 Corvette Stingray. Red dearcoot, hardtop, new canvas soft  top, black int. New carpet suspension, dutch, chrome, emblems,  stripping. 350/350 factory look all rebuilt. New stodc looking stereo with  custom box & amp. All receipts. $25,000. (702) 897-5372. (NV) (Oct)  Oft  -.. I II  I still need to sell my No. 1Y2, 1969 280SL to pay  for my funeral. $27,000, MO.(505)345-3048. Leo. (NM) (Oct)  1971 Volvo 1800 ES. CA Car, 1-owner con with original 42,000  miles. Very good original condition, except paint. Car has dent in back,  but runs and is rare automatic. (Only 10% were auto,) plus AC. 52,995  cask. Hans Christian. (626) 797-3730. hc@dantrade.com . (CA) (Oct)  - pa. 117/49. US S/N 1016. Same owner since 1979. sionally maintained. Excellent condition. 49,000 miles.  $35,000. (561) 871-6372. (FL) (Oct)  1977 Maserati Bora. White w/apricot interior. AM  1 9 8 9 Sa leen Mustang convertible. Dark blue exterior, grey cloth int., blue top. 3.55 gear, auto, new competition T/A's. 38K miles. $1 4,50 0. (309) 9634 2 31. (IL) (Oct) „,„Iji Profes-  1969 Moseroti Ghibli 4.7 coupe. 55K miles, 5-speed,  A/C, silver with black hides. Tuned and serviced. Looks great,  runs strong. $26,500. (732) 449-3753. (NJ) (Oct)  1991 BMW 850i. Fabulous V12 GT. Fanatically main-  tamed by BMW dlr. 18" Borbet wheels, 6-CD player, built in  radar, auto, all receipts, 75K miles. 527,000/offer. (703)  256-6869. Photos: transue@erols.com (VA) (Oct)  OSCA BARCHETTA 273S. Fantastic, unrestored condition.  www.classicscars.com . (FRANCE) (Oct)  1964 Chrysler 300"K". Original. Correct. 413/360hp, automatic. Every piece of factory paperwork. Original California black plates. Tired looking driver. $5,500. (707) 995-1967. (CA) (Oct) 1985 Porsche 959 Paris-Dakar. Original factory Rally car. Good condition, never restored. US 5250,000. Elevenparts AG, Box 107 CH-8046 Zurich-Switzerland. +4113721785, fax +4113715368; marinello@elevenparts.com (CH) (Oct) 1 970 Oldsmobile 98 convertible. Lost year. Loaded.  Totally original including nice paint. Tired interior and top.  Drives great. $5,000. (707) 995-1967. (CA) (Oct)  1979 Ferrari 3 08GTS. Red with black interior. 30K  service done. 24K original miles. Books and records. Beautiful  car. $33,000. (360) 694-2646. (WA) (Oct)  1954 Jaguar XK 120M. Extremely original CA black-plate car.  BladVred. Period "Brooldands" wheels, all books, tools, history, side  curtains. 2nd owner. Hill & Vaughn maintained. Exceptional driver.  Asking 548,000 (310) 395-1118. e-mail: rajgar@aol.com (CA) (Oct)  MGA Coupe. Excellent restoration, used regularly. Unique rear mounted spare. Shoulder belts, very pretty, reliable. $13,500. John Darack. (508) 653-5094; dpisland@aol.com . (MA) (Oct) 1959 Jaguar XK 150S roadster. 3.4-liter, RH D,  matching numbers, older restoration, quality maintained,  well cared for driver. Imported 1984, well documented. Engine  #VS1999-9. $49,500. (509) 687-9227. (WA) (Oct)  1960 Austin Mini. Rebuilt 998cc engine, new clutch  hydraulics. Black vinyl interior w/Rokee dash. Tape player, not  concours, but nice driver. $7,000. (814) 778-5566 days, (814)  778-5207 eves. (PA) (Oct)  1966 427 SC replica. Bennett body, complete steel skeletal frame,  new 396 Chevy big block, triple carbs, Edelbrock heads, Corvette  suspension and rear, incredibly fast. 4,950 miles, finished in 1994.  $27,900 obo. (801) 373-3990; Joseph@raisingcapitol.com (U1) (0d)  2000 Panoz Esperantes. Place your order now for the newest Ponoz. Buxton Motorsports, Panoz of Evansville is Southern Indiana' only authorized Panoz dealer and will have cars available October, 2000. (812) 464-8777. www.BuxtonMotorsports.oam (IN) (Oct)

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Co sinopolitan Motors AUTOMOBILES 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900 CSS America, one-off Ghia Coupe  1928 Alfa Romeo 6C1500, James Young  1960 Alfa Romeo 2000 Spyder, red, needs complete restoration  1960 Alfa Romeo 2000 Spyder, blue, needs considerable resto  1956 Austin-Healey 100/4 (BN 2), black over red  1952 Bentley S1 Empress Saloon, Hooper Bodied, 1 of 18  1957 BMW 502 Sedan, Project  1996 BMW 325i Convertible, excellent, factory hard top  Bugatti Types 35,37,40,44,49,50,51,52,55,57  1964 Cadillac Coupe de Ville, solid car, needs motor  1973 Citroen SM, 1 owner, 42,000 miles, green/black  Delahaye 135M/MS, several to choose from  Delage D6 &D8 Dropheads. Please inquire  1961 DKW 1000SP, Restored Roadster  1961 Face! Vega H.K. 500, fully restored  1957 Ferrari 250 Tour de France Berlinetta  1966 Ferrari 330 GTS, Very Original  1965 Ford Mustang Coupe, GT package  1920 Hispano-Suiza 8-10 H.P. Tourer  1934 Hispano-SuizaJ-12, Kellner, coupe, restored  1971 Iso Ftivolta Lele, 1 of 260 made, 351, 5 Speed  1950Jaguar Mark V, DHC, 3.5-liter  1956 Jaguar XK-140, one-off, concours quality racer  1961 Jaguar Mark'', custom cabriolet, project  1964 Jaguar Series I E-type, one owner, factory hard top  $110,000 $5,000 $5,500 $69,500 $25,000 $25,000 $5,750 $23,500 Inquire Offer $11,500 $75,000 andup $100,000 andup $12,500 $50,000 $695,000 $165,000 $16,000 $95,000 $650,000 $21,500 $37,000 $47,000 $22,500 1964 Jaguar E-type Roadster, red/black, 3.81iter, Moss gearbox  $42,000 1969 Jaguar E-type 2+2, 4-speed, red/black, restored  1971 Jaguar XJ-6 Series I, Oxblood/tan, nice  1972 Lamborghini Jarama, Red/Black  1962 Lancia Flarninia Super Sport Zagato  $35,500 $19,500 $26,500 $6,500 $60,000 1970 Lancia Flaminia Pininfarina Coupe (2)  1972 Lancia Fulvia Zagato  2000 Land Rover Discovery II, NEW, delivery miles only  1956 Lotus!!, Le Mans fairing, Race Ready  1967 Maserati Quattroporte 4000, cream/black  1979 Maserati Merak SS Superb  1961 MGA 1600 Roadster, Red and Restored  1969 MGC Roadster, rare 6-cylinder  1957 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL, very original, lots new  1958 Mercedes-Benz 220 SEc, Restored  1967 Mercedes-Benz 600 SWB, ex-Paul Whittier  1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SL, bronze/tan, 99K  1955 &63 Mercedes-Benz Unimogs, restored & unrestored  1960 Oldsmobile 88 Dynamic Convertible, black/black  1975 Porsche 9141.8 Liter, long term owner  1990 Range Rover County, red/tan  1952 Rolls-Royce SilverWraith, Hooper limousine  1951 Siata Grand Sport Cabriolet, One-off alloy  1955 Studebaker President Speedster, restored  1963 Studebaker Hawk Grandturismo, very original  1961 Triumph TR3, green/black  1977 Vogue Customized Motorcoach, ex - 1994 Kamov KA 32 Russian Helicopters  Fully refitted, 3 in stock 1947 Western Fairliner Torpedo  $6,000 $17,500 $42,500 $75,000 $11,500 $24,000 $18,500 $11,500 $21,000 $38,000 $35,000 $11,995 Inquire $12,500 $2,500 $10,995 $49,950 $85,000 $16,000 RECREATIONAL VEHICLES AIRCRAFF WATERCRAFT $45,000 17' Runabout. One of the finest. Over 90K in rest Factory correct. Beautiful. 1938 Jensen Motorboat 38' Classic Cruiser  $110,000 "Meteor". Famous one-off fantailed mahogany cruiser by Jensen  Restored. $13,500 $6,500 Richard "Paladin" Boone. $28500 $2,300,000 each 1947 Harco 40 Mahogany Pleasure Yacht  $105,000 Twin 440s. Cruises at 27 kts. Art Deco head turner. Expensive when new. 1958 Richardson 41' $48,000 Very nice boat, formerly of the Miller Brewing family, hence its name "High Life" ANTIQUE FURNITURE 1790 Louis XVI walnut armchairs - Recently recaned, fully documented, pair  1870 American cherrywood chamber pot. Excellent  1880 Restoration /Federalist Parisian chairs, pair  1890 Parson's couch - restored  1920 Canebacked lounge chairs, pair  HISTORICAL ANTIQUE MILLWORK The complete interior of Seattle's Austin Bell Building. A turn of the century building forwhich the downtown neighborhood "Belltown" was named. Doors, windows, baseboard, wainscoting, elaborate rails and balustrades, a steam-powered elevator with cut glass, beams, treads, and bricks. Expensive, extensive, eclectic collection of Bordeaux, Burgundy, Californian, Washingtonian, Oregonian, and Italian collector wines. Old vintages to recent releases. Inquire. VINTAGE WINES FERRAIIIANA World class collection of numerous period posters, prints, lithographs and sculptures to do with Ferrari and othervintage marques. BUGAM ACCESSORIES Dozens of early and recent Bugatti collectibles, accessories and artwork.  Inquire $15,000 $3,000 $2,500 $3,500 $1,800 • We are experts in shipping. • We appraise collector cars world-widefor insurance or settlements. (206) 467 -6531 • Fax(206)467 6532 - 2030 8th Avenue • Seattle, Washington 98121 www.cosmopolitanmotors.com

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JANUARY 11-21, 2001 • WESTWORLD SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA The World's Greatest Classic Car Auction AT SCOTTSDALE IN 2000... Sales of Over 23 Million Dollars Sales Ratio of 78 Percent Numerous World-Record Sales on the Auction Block More Than 800 Classic, Vintage, Sports and Muscle Cars Over 2,000 Pre-Qualified Bidders t000 Plus Bidders with Credit Limits Over $100,000 Four-Days of Some of the World's Finest Automobiles BARRETT-JACKSON 20 0 1... A World-Class Event with 30 Years of Automotive Experience, Barrett-Jackson is the Annual Barometer that the Collector Car Industry follows. It All Happens in January. Be Part of History. JUST A FEW OF OUR EARLY CONSIGNMENTS... .WAr L.„ 1967 MUSTANG GT CONVERTIBLE  1970 DODGE CHALLENGER 440 "Mustang Illustrated" cover car. One-of-a- Dodge promotional car in 1970, owned by kind GT Convertible. NO RESERVE.  Bob Hope. Selling at NO RESERVE. Entries Are Now Invited Take Advantage of Our Extensive Advertising  Optimum Lot Numbers Available Visit  our  website  at: www.barrett-jackson.com Live Internet Bidding Available to Pre-registered Bidders Cl/ YEARS It Automotive Excellence Broadcast Live on SPEEDVISION Friday and Saturday 3020 North Scottsdale Road • Scottsdale, Arizona 85251 • Fax 480.421.6697- 480.421.6694 PEPS/ gu'ar's  Showcase Robb Report • Offering A Collection of Six F-Birds, ALL Selling at NO RESERVE! MlIPS LIE rR — Jeep -Dodge W! PRESENTS...

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1932 Alfa Romeo Tipo B (P3) Chassis No. 5006 Scuderia Ferrari Team Car No 33 1937 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Chassis No. 412021 Alfa Romeo, 1750 GS Alfa Romeo, Tipo B (P3) Alfa Romeo, 12C 37 Alfa Romeo, 8C 2900B Bugatti, Type 51 Cisttalia, Abaft Boana, 207 A Spyder 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Chassis No 35051GT Ferrari, 166 F1/F2/FI Ferrari, 166 MM Ferrari, 250 LM Ferrari, 500 Superfast Ferrari, Dino 206 SP Ferrari, 275 GTB/4 Ferrari, 312 PB 1971 Ferrari 312 PB Chassis No. 0880 7440 La Jolla Boulevard, La Jolla CA 92037 tel 8 5 8.454.1 800 • fax 858.454.1890 www.symbolicmotors.com