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quality is our style TM The 1955 Turin Auto Show 1955 Maserati A6G/54 Berlinetta Coachwork by Zagato Pebble Beach Auctions . 2010 Now Inviting Consignments: SCOTTSDALE AUCTIONS January 21 and 22 . 2011 Scottsdale . Arizona AMELIA ISLAND AUCTION March 11 . 2011 Amelia Island . Florida PEBBLE BEACH AUCTIONS August 20 and 21 . 2011 Pebble Beach . California

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P R I VA T E T R E AT Y S A L E S AT K I D S T O N S A P R I VA T E T R E AT Y S A L E S AT K I D S T O N S A CLIENT PORTFOLIO 1932 BUCCIALI TAV12 BERLINE BY SAOUTCHIK l 1937 MERCEDES-BENZ 320 CABRIOLET ‘A' l 1941 LOCKHEED ELECTRA 12A (illustrated) 1947 CISITALIA 202SMM NUVOLARI SPYDER (illustrated) l 1952 FERRARI 340 MEXICO (ex-alberto ascari / carrera Panamericana) 1955 FERRARI 500 MONDIAL (ex-mille miGlia) l 1955 FERRARI 750 MONZA (ex-PHil Hill) l 1957 FERRARI 500TRC (ex-mille miGlia / le mans) 1962 FERRARI 250GT SWB CALIFORNIA SPYDER l 1962 ASTON MARTIN DB4GT ZAGATO l 1966 ALFA ROMEO TZ2 REPLICA l 1966 AC COBRA 427 (illustrated) 1968 LAMBORGHINI MIURA P400 (illustrated) l 1968 PORSCHE 908 COUPÉ l 1970 RIVA SUPER AQUARAMA l 1972 PORSCHE 911 2.7 CARRERA RS TOURING l 1977 PANTHER SIX (one oF 2 built) l 2006 BUGATTI VEYRON Please note that to respect client confidentiality not all motor cars available may be shown CLIENT PORTFOLIO 1932 BUCCIALI TAV12 BERLINE BY SAOUTCHIK l 1937 MERCEDES-BENZ 320 CABRIOLET ‘A' l 1941 LOCKHEED ELECTRA 12A (illustrated) 1947 CISITALIA 202SMM NUVOLARI SPYDER (illustrated) l 1952 FERRARI 340 MEXICO (ex-alberto ascari / carrera Panamericana) 1955 FERRARI 500 MONDIAL (ex-mille miGlia) l 1955 FERRARI 750 MONZA (ex-PHil Hill) l 1957 FERRARI 500TRC (ex-mille miGlia / le mans) 1962 FERRARI 250GT SWB CALIFORNIA SPYDER l 1962 ASTON MARTIN DB4GT ZAGATO l 1966 ALFA ROMEO TZ2 REPLICA l 1966 AC COBRA 427 (illustrated) 1968 LAMBORGHINI MIURA P400 (illustrated) l 1968 PORSCHE 908 COUPÉ l 1970 RIVA SUPER AQUARAMA l 1972 PORSCHE 911 2.7 CARRERA RS TOURING l 1977 PANTHER SIX (one oF 2 built) l 2006 BUGATTI VEYRON Please note that to respect client confidentiality not all motor cars available may be shown KIDSTON S.A. 7 AVENUE PICTET DE ROCHEMONT, 1207 GENEVA, SWITZERLAND TEL+41 22 740 1939, FAX+41 22 740 1945, WWW.KIDSTON.COM KIDSTON S.A. 7 AVENUE PICTET DE ROCHEMONT, 1207 GENEVA, SWITZERLAND TEL+41 22 740 1939, FAX+41 22 740 1945, WWW.KIDSTON.COM

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Shifting Gears Keith Martin Art Cars and Gladiators M ix American artist Jeff Koons, the 35th anniversary of the BMW Art Car Collection, a 3-series prepped for the GT2 Class at Le Mans and a gala reception at the Pompidou Centre in Paris, and the result is a striking race car that reaffirms BMW's commitment to high performance, and to high art. In May of this year, I had the opportunity for a complete immersion in BMW's Classic Center program (you'll find more information on page 30), and an opportunity to attend the unveiling of the 35th Pompidou. BMW Art Car at the Koons was shown as a passenger lapping at speed in a raceprepared M1, and later doing burnouts and cutting doughnuts in a 3-series. When asked what he expected of the car, Koons said, “It's like a gladiator, I want it to win. The car is a metaphor for our own bodies. It only knows one way to perform, and that's with full power—and to conquer the competition.” He went on to say that his aggressive visual design represented his interpretation of the basic, animal nature of the car. Why we care The Art Car series has not been an inexpensive one for BMW, nor is it one that brings much notoriety to the marque in the U.S. Yet it is important, as it stands as a multi-decade commitment to bringing top artists to their cars, and giving them the absolute freedom to design and paint their cars in keeping with their own artistic aesthetics. As fewer and fewer brands survive, examples of long- standing commitments to brand heritage and brand activities such as the Art Car program become increasingly rare. But this relationship between BMW and significant artists represents an important statement about the brand and its long-term vision of itself and its relationship with art. (The Koons GT2, #78 did not win its class at Le Mans; it retired due to a variety of mechanical problems. Its sister car, #79, finished 6th in the GT2 class.) Koons' M3, headed for Le Mans Companies that manufacture new cars tend to be completely focused on how many units they can shove out the door each year. That's as it should be, as their entire survival is based on moving product. Often, their past is considered irrelevant to current sales. In fact, when I sold Alfa Romeos for Ron Tonkin Grand Turismo, in Portland, OR, at regional sales meetings we were specifically told not to get involved with the clubs and their owners with their used Alfas. “Those cheapskates will never buy new cars; they just want discounts and freebies.” Well, Alfa was wrong—I became the number-one Alfa salesperson in the Pacific Northwest specifically because I paid attention to Alfa Club members. New car companies are chameleon-like as they move from sponsorship to sponsorship — sporting events one year, concours the next and horse shows the year after that. Sometimes their cars are “best buys,” sometimes they are “luxury brands,” and sometimes they wrap themselves in a performance aura. All of these transient marketing efforts, most often determined by the ad- vertising agency of the moment, may be good for yearly totals but do little for the underlying consistency of brand management. A 35-year tradition All of which makes BMW's commitment to its Art Car program so re- markable. The first Art Car was a 1975 BMW 3.0 CSL that was painted by Alexander Calder; the most famous is the 1979 BMW M1 Group 4 racer by Andy Warhol. (“That's the most valuable BMW in our entire collection,” said Ralf Vierlein, head of Sales and Aftersales for BMW Group Classic.) At the gala dinner that preceded the unveiling of the car, Herve Poulain, racer, collector and co-chairman of the French auction house Artcurial, spoke about the Calder 3.0 that he raced at Le Mans, along with Sam Posey and Jean Guichet. “The car was striking, and its design and colors represented a pure passion. I felt it was a perfect mixture of art and the race car,” said Poulain, who is acknowledged to be behind the concept that started the Art Car collection—to have a car designed by an artist. Jeff Koons painted the newest Art Car, a 3-series GT2 that was prepared to race in this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans. In a video played at the unveiling, 10 SCM moving forward You'll notice some changes on the SCM masthead this month. Chester Allen has been named our new Executive Editor and Jim Pickering has moved from Auction Editor to Managing Editor. Now in his fifth year at SCM, Jim has demonstrated an ability to thrive and grow when confronted by challenges, and in his new position, he will be supervising a growing staff of in-house auction personnel including our new Auction Editor Tony Piff. SCM has been field-testing portable table computers for data entry that will also allow reporters to upload multiple photos and videos of the cars they are examining. Watch our website and emails for news. Chester is a veteran of the newsroom. He has 17 years ex- perience in newspapers in Washington and Oregon, including The Olympian, the Tacoma News Tribune and the Corvallis Gazette-Times. His meticulous approach to information gathering, fact-checking and constant communication with the SCM contributors has already made a significant difference to the entire SCM organization. You'll find more information about Jim and Chester in the Contributors' Profiles on page 16. Despite the doldrums of the newspaper and magazine industries, SCM has maintained a consistent growth in both subscriptions and advertisers. Our online presence continues to develop, and our “Breaking News” and “Market Alert” emails keep you informed in a way that no other collector car publication even tries to equal. I appreciate your continued support of SCM—and your involvement with the magazine and the collector car world at large. Our promise to you is that we will continue to evolve, to bring you more concise market information online with increasing velocity, and in print with more research, alwaysimproving graphic presentation, and ever-more-thoughtful analysis. ♦ Sports Car Market Photo: BMW

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Column Author Crossing the Block Jim Pickering Lincoln, and a 1936 Ford roadster from the Clyde Ensor, Sr. Collection. In addition, a 1929 Duesenberg Model J convertible coupe by Murphy will be featured, as well as a 1903 Packard Model F Rear Entrance Tonneau. An Italdesign Aztec Barchetta to cross the block in Dubai Carlisle Auctions—Fall Carlisle Where: Carlisle, PA When: Sept 30-Oct 1 More: www.carlisleauctions.com Last year: 111/263 cars sold / $1.9m This fifth-annual event will see in the neighborhood of 300 cars cross the auction block, including everything from pre-war classics to European sports cars and American muscle cars. Consignments include a 1970 Shelby GT500 fastback, a 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS convertible, a 1923 Cadillac Victoria Opera coupe, a 1928 Pierce-Arrow Series 81 Deluxe sedan, and a 1941 Buick Super convertible. H&H Auctions—The Pavilion Gardens Where: Buxton, UK When: October 10 More: www.classic-auctions.com Last year: 58/74 cars sold / $1.9m The Pavilion Gardens again serves as backdrop for H&H as this annual fall event, with early headliners including a 1959 Sunbeam Rapier Works Rally Car valued at between $32k and $38k, a 1903 Oldsmobile Curved Dash 5hp runabout thought to be worth between $47k and $55k, and a 1904 Rambler 8hp Sports estimated at $60k to $66k. RM Auctions—Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey Where: Hershey, PA When: October 7-8 More: www.rmauctions.com Last year: 128/136 cars sold / $8.7m Cars from several prominent collections will be featured at this year's RM Hershey sale, including a 1903 Rambler, a 1904 Ford Model A roadster, a 1906 Franklin Model G touring, and a 1909 Stanley Model E2 from the Gerald Sichel Collection, and a 1908 Buick Model G, a 1931 Auction Calendar All dates listed are current at time of publication. Contact information for most auction companies may be found in the Resource Directory at the back of this issue. Please confirm dates and locations before attending any event. SEPTEMBER Email auction info to: jim.pickering@sportscarmarket.com. Fort Worth, TX 2-4—WORLDWIDE AUCTIONEERS Auburn, IN 2-5—AUCTIONS AMERICA Auburn, IN 3-5—CLASSICAL EVENT AUCTIONS Waterloo, IN 4-5—SILVER Sun Valley, ID 6-7—BARONS Surrey, UK 10-11—BRANSON Branson, MO 10—BONHAMS & BUTTERFIELDS Tacoma, WA 11—BONHAMS Beaulieu, UK 11—BONHAMS Reims, FRA 11—BUD WARD 12 11—SPECIALTY AUTO AUCTIONS Sioux Falls, SD 11—VANDERBRINK Portland, IN 12—BONHAMS & BUTTERFIELDS Westport, CT 16-19—MECUM St. Charles, IL 17—BONHAMS Sussex, UK 17-18—LEAKE Houston, TX 18—CLASSIC MOTORCAR AUCTIONS Canton, OH 18—VANDERBRINK Eden, SD 22—BRIGHTWELLS Herefordshire, UK 23-25—BARRETT-JACKSON Las Vegas, NV 24-25—SANTIAGO Tulsa, OK 25—MIDAMERICA St. Paul, MN 25—SILVER Portland, OR 25—VANDERBRINK Hardwick, MN 25—VICTORY AUCTIONS Perry, GA 30-OCT 1—CARLISLE Carlisle, PA OCTOBER 1—H&H Buxton, UK 2—COYS Ascot, UK 7-8—RM Hershey, PA 8-9—VICARI Biloxi, MS 11—BONHAMS Dubai, UAE 15-16—BUD WARD Hot Springs, AR 15-16—TOM MACK Charlotte, NC 16—CHEFFINS Cambridge, UK 16—SPECIALTY AUTO AUCTIONS Loveland, CO 16—VANDERBRINK West Bend, IA 17—BONHAMS Stafford, UK 22—DAN KRUSE CLASSICS San Marcos, TX 22—H&H Sparkford, UK 23-25—COLLECTOR CAR PRODUCTIONS Toronto, CAN 24—SHANNONS Sports Car Market Melbourne, AUS 25-26—BARONS Surrey, UK 27—RM London, UK NOVEMBER 5—BONHAMS London, UK 7—ARTCURIAL Paris, FRA 13—RM Gainesville, GA 13—BONHAMS & BUTTERFIELDS Los Angeles, CA 15—SHANNONS Sydney, AUS 17—BONHAMS Harrogate, UK 19-21—LEAKE Dallas, TX Bonhams—The Dubai Sale Where: Dubai, UAE When: October 11 More: www.bonhams.com The Royal Mirage hotel will play host to this first-time car event, which will also feature a selection of vintage watches and paintings from South Asia and the Middle East. BMW Classic in Munich has consigned both a 3.0 CSL “Batmobile” and an M1, both of which are estimated to be worth between $130k and $170k. Other consignments include a 1964 Jaguar XKE convertible, an 1962 Porsche 356B 1600 cabriolet, and a one-off 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona shooting brake. Specialty Auto Auctions—Larimer County Fairgrounds Auction Where: Loveland, CO When: October 16 More: www.saaasinc.com American muscle will take center stage at Specialty's October event at the Larimer County Fairgrounds in Colorado, with featured lots including a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS coupe, a 1962 Chevrolet Impala, a 1970 Dodge Dart, a 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 fastback, a 1965 Chevrolet Nova SS, a 1979 Oldsmobile Hurst W-30. Collector Car Productions—Classic Car Auction of Toronto Where: Ontario, CAN When: October 22-24 More: www.collectorcarproductions. com Last year: 169/341 cars sold / $2.4m Over 400 cars are expected at Collector Car Productions' Fall event, with a variety of American makes as well as European classics and sports cars typically available. A local Ontario collection will be featured, including a 1967 Chevrolet Camaro coupe, a 1970 Plymouth Road Runner, and a 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 2-dr hard top. RM Auctions—Automobiles of London Where: London, UK When: October 27 More: www.rmauctions.com Last year: 69/84 cars sold / $18.2m Headlining this year's London auction at Battersea Evolution is a 1964 Aston Martin DB5 James Bond movie car used in the making of “Goldfinger” and “Thunderball.” One of two built, this car is thought to be the sole remaining example, and it features the full complement of Bond gadgets, including machine guns, a bullet-proof shield, revolving number plates, a tracking device, oil slick sprayer, a removable roof panel, a nail spreader, and a smoke screen. RM estimates its value to be in excess of $5m. ♦

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1958 Desoto Firesweep Convertible 1967 Shelby GT500 Fastback 1970 Dodge Challenger Convertible 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS454 LS6 Convertible 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 1957 Chrysler 300C Convertible 1957 Mercury Turnpike Cruiser Convertible 1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible 1931 Cadillac V12 Model 370 Convertible Coupe 1934 Packard Twelve Runabout Speedster by LeBaron 1938 Lincoln Model K Convertible Victoria by Brunn soto Firesweep Convertible 1967 Shelby GT500 Fastback 1970 Dodge Challenger Convertible 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS454 LS6 Convertible 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 1957 Chrysler 300C Convertible 1957 Mercury Turnpike Cruiser Convertible 1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible 1931 Cadillac V12 Model 370 Convertible Coupe 1934 Packard Twelve Runabout Speedster by LeBaron 1938 Lincoln Model K Convertible Victoria by Brunn CONSIGN CONSIGN WITH CONFIDENCE! 877-906-2437 www.auctionsamerica.com Contact AUCTIONS AMERICA by RM today!

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IColumn Author nside Line Chester Allen Events The British are coming to El Dorado Hills, a town 25 miles from Sacramento, thanks to the seventh annual Niello Concours at Serrano from October 1-3. The British marques of Bentley, Rolls-Royce, MG, Jaguar, Aston Martin and more will be the lords of the weekend. The fun gets an early start on the evening of Friday, Oct. 1, with The Finale del Concours Raduno, which is a gathering of car owners and their cars at La Borgata Park Drive at Serrano Parkway in El Dorado Hills. A driving tour starring cars entered in the concours happens on Saturday. A concours with a British accent rolls onto the lawns of the Serrano Visitor Center on Sunday. Tickets are $35 in advance and $45 at the gate. Visit www.nielloconcoursatserrano.com. (CA) The Hilton Head Concours & Motoring Festival is like the grand finale of a fireworks show—a lot of cool stuff happens in a short time. Four big events run from October 29 through November 7. The Savannah/ Hilton Head Speed Classic, which features historic racing on the Savannah Harbor Race Course, runs from October 29-31. The Car Club Jamboree, which honors Chevrolet and Italian design this year, is on November 6. Motoring Midway on November 6-7 mixes brand-new cars and vintage automobiles with exhibits of farm tractors, future car technology, boats and military vehicles. Concours Sunday on November 7 ends the festivities Event Calendar Oct 1-3—Louisville Concours d'Elegance (KY) www.concourslouisville.com 1-3—Niello Concours at Serrano (CA) www.nielloconcoursatserrano.com 3-7—Bluegrass 1000 Road Tour (KY) www.bluegrass1000.com 6-9—Antique Auto Club of America Eastern Fall Meet (PA) www.aaca.org A Dino on the Hilton Head Concours grass with a bang, as more than 150 vintage cars and motorcycles compete for honors. Chevrolet is the honored marque for this year. Tickets to individual events range from $20 to $30, and a pass to all events is $75—if it is purchased before October 15. Visit www .hhiconcours.com. (SC) Churchill Downs' famous Winner's Circle is where the Kentucky Derby winner gets a robe of flowers and everlasting fame in horse racing. The Winner's Circle is also where the Louisville Concours Best in Show car poses for photographs, although no one mars the paint with flowers. The Louisville Concours weekend runs from October 1-3, and it all starts with a Friday road rally through the Kentucky Bluegrass country. Saturday evening brings a gala at Churchill Downs' famous paddock. The weekend ends on Sunday, October 3, when gorgeous cars roll into the Churchill Downs infield, and their owners wait to see who gets to drive into the Winner's Circle. Visit www.concourslouisville .com. (KY) The second annual Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase takes over San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter on October 10. Each block of Fifth Avenue between E Street and K Street will harbor Italian and European exotics, Detroit muscle, American legends, Ford Model T cars and horseless carriages, special interest cars and vintage motorcycles. The Gaslamp Quarter is famous for its Victorian architecture. And it just wouldn't be a California car show without a great lineup of surf-culture Woodies. Visit www.gaslamp .org. (CA) 2010 marks the 60th year of Porsche selling sports cars in North America. The legendary marque will unveil a “Sixty Years of Porsche in America” exhibit, which oddly enough, opens at the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, on October 12. The exhibit explores how Porsche won the hearts of American drivers. Porsche is also looking for short essays that describe why the writer loves Porsches. Rules and rewards are found at www .porsche60years.com. (GER) ♦ 15-17—Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival (FL) 29-Nov 7—Hilton Head Island Concours d'Elegance (SC) www.hhiconcours.com 30-31—Santa Barbara Concours d'Elegance (CA) www.elegantcars.com Two Ferraris at the Hilton Head Concours & Motoring Festival 14 Porsche's history includes 60 years in North America—and some tractors Sports Car Market

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OCTOBER 7-8, 2010 HERSHEY® Lodge • HersHey, PennsyLvania NOW ACCEPTING CONSIGNMENTS 1911 JaCkson 40 HP 7-Passenger touring Offered without reserve 1913 PeerLess ModeL 48-six roadster Offered without reserve 1903 PaCkard ModeL F rear entry tonneau 1929 duesenberg ConvertibLe CouPe by MurPHy (J194) Of f e r i n g the Wo r l d's Fi n e s t Moto r Ca r s +1-519-352-4575 +44 (0) 20 7851 7070 www.rmauctions.com

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SCM Contributors JimPickering, SCM Managing Editor, grew up in a small neighborhood of car guys, so the bug bit him early, and rides in his neighbor's over-powered street rods sealed the deal for good. His first car was a '66 Caprice with a big-block Chevy—a car which landed him his first job as a mechanic after high school and through college, got him into drag racing, and much to the distress of his fiancée Kristina, caused his recent home search to take a full year, as the Caprice is 19 feet long and gets parked inside. He came to Sports Car Market in August 2006 as Auction Editor, and in addition to the Caprice, also maintains a 1972 Chevrolet K10 4x4 and a 2001 Camaro SS. Prescott Kelly, SCM Contributor, bought his first Porsche, a 1964 356SC coupe, in early July 1967, just before starting his first job. The next weekend he bought a refrigerator—thereby establishing priorities for life. He went through a phase with Ford Woodie wagons, and now wishes he had them all back. Then came muscle cars, and he now wishes he had them all back. After an enlightening experience at the 1982 Monterey Historics, he concentrated on Porsches. Currently, the garage holds a 1963 356B cabriolet, a 1972 911, a 1989 944 Turbo S, and a 1964 Chevy SS four-speed. He is the immediate Past National President of the Porsche Club of America. He is a contributing editor for Porsche Panorama. He writes the regular “356 Collectibles” and “MarketWatch” columns for the 356 Registry Magazine and contributes to Excellence and the Journal of the Society of Automotive Historians. In this issue, on page 54, you'll find his profile of a 1962 Porsche 356B 1600 Cabriolet. ChesterAllen, SCMExecutive Editor, came to SCM after 17 years as a reporter, editor and columnist at several newspapers in Washington and Oregon. He is a graduate of the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. His earliest memories include sitting in the family's Chrysler convertible and draining the battery while repeatedly pushing the button to raise and lower the top. An avid fly angler, he wrote outdoor columns for The Olympian newspaper for seven years, and he is completing a book about flyfishing for sea-run cutthroat trout. At the green age of 22, he drove his employer's 1973 Ferrari 246 Dino from San Diego to Malibu. It was a long, nerve-wracking drive, but there was a golden moment when a beautiful woman handed him a slip of paper at a Pacific Coast Highway stoplight. He never made the call, but it's something to think about on long drives. His stories on the Forest Grove Concours d'Elegance and the 2010 Porsche Parade appear on pages 32 and 34. Jerret Kinsman, SCM's Senior Web Developer, has been an automotive and technology aficionado from an early age. His first word was not mom, dad, or ball: it was “car.” Graduating in an era when schools were phasing out automotive, metal, and woodworking classes, you could find him and his high-school buddies skipping school and scourging the local wrecking yards for early '70s “muscle” car parts. As a native Oregonian, he's also seen his fare share of rainy weather. During that time, he spent many days and nights in front of a computer, and he wrote his first program at the age of thirteen: inventory software for his aunt's jewelry store. Following his mother's advice, he pursued a degree in computer science and has since worked as a software engineer, starting just in time to catch the Y2K fever and dot-com bubble. He has been developing and managing all things web and IT related for SCM since 2008. 16 Sports Car Market Publisher Keith Martin keith.martin@sportscarmarket.com; 503.261.0555 x 210 Art Director Jeff Stites artdir@sportscarmarket.com; 503.261.0555 x 202 Executive Editor Chester Allen chester.allen@sportscarmarket.com; 503.261.0555 x 203 Managing Editor Jim Pickering jim.pickering@sportscarmarket.com; 503.261.0555 x 208 Associate Auction Editor Tony Piff tony.piff@sportscarmarket.com; 503.261.0555 x 206 Copy Editors Yael Abel, Kristen Hall-Geisler, Bill Neill Senior Auction Analysts B. 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NOVEMBER 13, 2010 • GAINSVILLE, GEORGIA OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE RM Auctions is proud to offer this remarkable selection of muscle cars at auction on November 13, 2010. This sale represents the finest collection of its kind with icons of the fifties and a superb selection of Henry Ford's original flathead V8s. Single-digit examples dominate the muscle car selection, where a combination of ultra high specification and very low production result in many rare examples. Contact us today to register to bid or to order your catalog. 1969 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro 1953 Cadillac Supercharged Eldorado Convertible 1969 Pontiac Firebird Ram Air IV Convertible OF F E R I N G T H E WO R L D ' S F I N E S T MOTO R CA R S +1-519-352-4575 +44 (0) 20 7851 7070 www.rmauctions.com

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You Write We Read All letters are subject to editing. Please address correspondence to SCM, P.O. Box 4797, Portland, OR 97208. Fax 503.253.2234, e-mail: youwrite@sportscarmarket.com To “S” or not to “S” To the Editor: While I am glad that the Martins are happy with their 1958 Mercedes-Benz 220S (September 2010, p.14), it is in no way the progenitor of today's S-class cars. The 220 Series, in its day, was the entry-level line. The top of the line was the 300 Series. They came in sedan, limousine, cabriolet and coupe form, together with the futuristic 300SL Gullwing, which used components from that series of car. The S in the 220S was basi- cally a trim designation. If any car can claim to be the ancestor of today's S-class cars, it might be the mid-1960s 250SE/280SE, which in the U.S. begat the 280SEL, the 300SEL and the wonderful 300SEL 6.3.— David Rivkin, Jamaica, NY Keith Martin asked Michael Kunz, director of the MercedesBenz Classic Center in Irvine, CA, to reply to Mr. Rivkin's letter: Thanks for your letter, David. Actually you have got it mixed up! The present day S-class can indeed trace its roots back to the ponton-bodied 220S, internally known as series W180. In its day, the 220S was not considered an “entry level” car. That slot was occupied by the Model 180, internally known as series W120. Those less familiar with the brand might quickly assert that both cars look the same, but there were some key differences, most notably the use of a 6-cylinder engine, an extended front section of the vehicle to accommodate that larger engine, and yes, significantly upgraded trim exclusive to that S-class of cars. The use of the “S” moniker refers to the classification of “Super,” which denotes a more exclusive model. So, while appearances can fool, the 220S was its own model, even if some technology was shared with another model lower in the model range. This is not much different today, where cross-platform sharing within almost any brand is commonplace. On a side note, the iconic 300SL did not share technology 18 By the time we got to the bottom of the hill, smoke was pour- ing from our right wheel and the hubcap was too hot to touch. with the 220S or any of its ponton siblings. If there is a close relative to the 300SL, it would be the 300 Sedan, which offered up its drivetrain when the 300SL first made its debut as a race car (series W194) in 1952. According to the Mercedes-Benz Archives, the 300 Sedan is in a class of its own, often called “Representative Class,” which is a space later occupied by the 600 of the 1960s and today by the Maybach. Finally, the “S-class” label was first officially and externally used by Daimler-Benz with the launch of series 116 in 1972. 220S update from KM: We took the 220S out to Oxbow Park, about 20 miles from Portland, to a camp-out party for our 3-year-old's daycare center. On the freeway, it was bril- liant, cruising easily and stylishly at 65 mph, with Bradley sitting regally in his car seat in the spacious rear seating area. As we wound down the twisty road, following a Plymouth “Sport” mini-van, we began to smell something that indicated overheating from somewhere - we were sure it was the minivan. Surely not the Mercedes. By the time we got to the bottom of the hill, smoke was pouring from our front right wheel, and the hubcap was too hot to touch. A quick call to a towing service, and the car was on its way home. The only damage was to our egos—we felt so proud of ourselves arriving at the park in a classic Mercedes instead of one of the many over-sized SUVs. A quick readjustment of the wheel-bearing tightness and we were back on the road the next day. Serio watching “Toy Story” again To the Editor: Regarding Steve Serio's “English Profile” in the August SCM: His comment, “...early three piece DB2s are as rare as rocking horse manure.” (August 2010, p. 59) When an SCMwriter introduces equine feces into a discussion of a vintage Aston Martin car, I am once again reassured that my car magazine subscription money is being spent in the right place.— Norman Vogel, San Francisco, CA Car lust in the city To the Editor: Hope all is comfortable on the West Coast, and that life at SCM is enjoyable. July is shaping up to be the single hottest month on record in New York City. It's almost enough to make me reconsider wanting any car that doesn't have Big Three-Grade air conditioning. I received the link to the digital RM Monterey catalog that your folks kindly sent out this afternoon; so much for the rest of the workday. I'm about halfway through Saturday at this point (dear God, that Carrera RS....) and I am a bit surprised by the paucity of Alfas. Did someone else manage to get near-exclusive marque management? And isn't that the same FIA Cobra that didn't sell at Amelia Island? This is Tuesday, which is a Powerball day, right? Like the girlfriend says when I'm a bit down, one of these days soon. Maybe (probably) not something for seven figures, but hopefully, things keep working to get back to the more enjoyable details of this existence. Sports Car Market

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Taylor...........................63 Kastner and Partners..........48 Kidston.................................7 Kirk Axtell........................119 MacNeil Automotive....61,131 Mecum Auctions...........21,23 Mercedez-Benz Classics...136 Mershon's...........................36 Michael Sheehan Ferraris..51 Miller's Mercedes Parts......83 Motor Classic & Comp.....83 MMR..................................25 Palm Springs Car Auctions.101 Park Place Ltd......................87 Paul Russell & Co..............103 Putnam Leasing...................40 Reliable Carriers.................69 RM Auctions........13,15,17,19 Ron Tonkin.........................89 RPM Autobooks...............119 Russo & Steele....................35 Sally Wilson........................65 Sports & Specialist...........103 Steve Austin's Vacations.....33 Symbolic Motor Car Co.....3 The Stable...........................81 Vintage Auto Posters.........133 Vintage Rallies....................89 VIP Transport...................119 to get back to the more enjoyable details of this existence. Ah, to dream. Back to some semblance of reality: Forms to be done, emails to be answered, office-cube normality to be endured. La dolce vita. Thanks much, and be well.—Patrick Frawley, New York, NY A scarce Scarce Line model To the Editor: To build or not to build, that is my question. I enjoy your “In Miniature” column, and I wonder if you might be able to help me solve a bit of a personal mystery regarding a model in my collection. I am in possession of an un- built kit manufactured by Paul Borel of Scarce Line Models, Hollywood, CA, in 1981. I have attempted to locate both Mr. Borel and his company, to no avail. Do you have any knowledge of Mr. Borel or Scarce Line Models? This cast-resin Jaguar XK120 Coupe is a fine representation of that car. It is nicely detailed and complete with hand-written instructions and diagrams. I am very reluctant to build it, even though I own a real XK120 Coupe. From what little I have been able to discover, this is one of only 8 such kits made, and is number 7 of that run. It is about 18 inches long, and I have been told that it was originally molded from a Doepke roadster model, with the coupe roof added by Mr. Borel. He did a masterful job of capturing the lines of the original. I'd love to put this model to- gether, but it is such a fine piece of craftsmanship in its un-built form that I'm afraid I would somehow compromise its integrity by so doing. If, in fact, there were only eight such kits made, it would be a shame if my skill level proved not to be up to the task of completing it correctly. It would be fun and interesting to learn more about how this kit came to be, and perhaps to be able to find one that has been built in order to see the finished product. For the time being, I consider it a work of art in its present form, and am glad to have been able to find it!—John Darack, Wayland, MA Marshall Buck responds: John, thanks for your nice note. The short and quick answer is: You should build it. Paul Borel was one of many who produced kits and models in the model car cottage industry. There were many like him with great ideas and products that have come and gone in the blink of an eye. No one that I know is at all familiar with this kit or Paul Borel. As you have al- ready surmised, what you have is an exceedingly rare item. Great subject matter and a great size too. Having looked over the photos you sent, it appears to be very well-proportioned overall. I can see that he used the same rough epoxy resin that many in the cottage industry used back then. The style of this kit's instructions was standard fare for most oneman bands. I even know of a few guys who still make their instructions that way. The Doepke roadster toy that is the master for this kit is a bonafide collectible, and has a good following, along with decent old toy value. The kit in your possession does have collector value based on a few factors: Rarity (I've never seen one), and the large size of 1:8 scale, give or take a little. Depending on who's looking and willing to buy, I'd peg your kit's value anywhere from a low of $300 to a high of $600. If you placed it on eBay it might get no attention, or it could end up in a bidding war and exceed $1,000 if all the planets line up—and the wind is blowing in the right direction that day. That said, there was also an extremely good 1:8 kit produced in the United Kingdom by R.A.E. from the late 1990s through 2006. The R.A.E. kit featured some excellent detail, many separate parts, and was very accurate, so that would be my first choice if I wanted a great large-scale kit of an XK 120. Theirs would be easier to build too. However, if you're up to the challenge, I'd still encourage you to move forward and build your kit. If you decide not, then I'd clean up the body casting and put it along with the parts in a nice display case. Moira to the rescue To the Editor: As publisher of Sports Car Market, I am sure that you are the first to know when something goes wrong with an article, an advertisement, a subscription, or any number of things that can go wrong with a monthly publication such as SCM or a quarterly such as Corvette Market. Such is the human condition that we love to complain about something. I wish that were not so, but I must admit I am one of those sometimes However, this is not one of those emails. I just wanted to send a compliment to your subscription coordinator, Ms. Moira Blackflower. I have gotten the last two issues SCM—July and August—very late, and she has always been very kind to send me another issue. After she would send me the second issue, I would get the original issue in a rather battered condition. I have concluded that my current postal carrier must not like publications and throws them into a pile until they get in his way. Then, he delivers them. I have gone to the post office and had a polite discussion with a supervisor about the matter. I believe the September issue will arrive on time. Please tell Moira thanks for her courtesy and help with this matter, and keep up the good work with both magazines.—Frank Koch, Baton Rouge, LA. Keith Martin responds: Frank, I've passed along your comments to Moira and indeed to the entire office. Writing, printing and mailing any magazine is an imperfect process, and there are many places along the way that, despite everyone's best intentions, things can go wrong. Our commitment to our readers is that when our attention is called to a problem, we do everything we can to fix it, as quickly as we can. Thanks again for your subscription. ♦ Sports Car Market

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In Miniature by Marshall Buck Lamborghini Miura P400SV My first encounter with a Lamborghini Miura was in 1971 at age 13, on the Costa del Sol in Spain. One blew past us on the highway. I instantly recognized it, thanks to my stash of car magazines. I couldn't believe my luck when later that day, I came upon that same Miura, now parked. I loved it then, and I love it now. For a young car nut, it was a surreal experience, and it has remained etched in my memory. I'd like to apologize to the owner for adding several hundred fingerprints to his machine. Along with many collectors, I've been waiting years for a really good large-scale model of a Miura. There's an abundance of them in 1:43 scale, and yes, there have been a number of 1:18 scale models too, but I wanted bigger. Kind of like the quest for more horsepower. Well, long after their previous 1:12th scale production run of the one- off P400 Jota (which was not to everyone's liking) Kyosho has finally done something about that with their brand-new release of a P400SV in 1:12th scale. Yes! I'd actually prefer it to be a model of an early Miura P400, which is the original design in its purest form, but this SV will do nicely. Although it is a mass-market piece, there is a healthy amount of detail along with a fairly high level of accuracy, making it a very good value. Kyosho certainly did a great job at nailing the shape and most ev- erything else. However, one big gripe is with the ride height. Maybe it's just on this preproduction sample, but the model sits way too high in the rear. I would be happy to sacrifice the working suspension for a model that sits right. I doubt anyone will argue with me on that point. Stunning as it is in yellow, the shade they chose isn't quite right. My preference would have been for dark blue, or dare I say it: “Arrest Me Red.” Nonetheless, the model has great presence, and is adorned with perfectly applied jewel-like emblems. In addition to the standard fare of opening panels and working features, the “eyelash” stylized front door over the gas cap flips open, head lamps pop up, and inside sun visors flip down. All the chrome trim is beautifully made. The peculiar thing here is that silver paint was used instead of chrome on the interior door panels. In the engine bay, the suspension and support arms have been chromeplated instead of painted black, and the bases of the carburetors feature incorrect chrome plating. The carburetors have also been painted gold. Go figure. So don't use one of these models as a restoration guide, unless you're hot rodding a car. The rest of the engine bay looks pretty good and has a reasonable amount of detail, even though some of the components show evidence of molding with visible seems and sink marks. One really nice touch is the beautifully executed FIAAM Filter printing on top of the huge air cleaners. Open the doors, and you'll spend a lot of time taking in all of the great detail, including the overhead console with rocker switches— there's a lot to see! It's all just about spot-on, except for the position of the steering wheel, which is a little too low. The compartment up front has been very well done and appears to be very complete, including structural members on the underside of the front body panel. Although this model may not score a perfect 100 points, it really is a wonderful example. It is highly recommended for any Lamborghini or Italian sports car enthusiast. Priced at $525. Available from Harrell's Miniatures, 856-4356239 or email at: harrellsminiatures@ comcast.net. ♦ 22 Model Details Production Date: 2010 Quantity: 5,000 or more SCM Five-Star Rating: Overall Quality: Authenticity: Overall Value: Web: www.kyosho.com 1/2 Speaking Volumes by Mark Wiggington Mark Donohue: His Life in Photographs By Michael Argetsinger, David Bull, 160 pages, $39.95, Amazon Captain Nice. That was the nickname given to Mark Donohue, the fresh-faced talent who became one of the biggest stars in American road racing during the late 1960s. His rise to the top echelon of motorsports was as quick as he was on the track. Donahue's career peaked during a partnership with Roger Penske that led to championships—and sometimes total dominance—in the Trans-Am and Can-Am series at their peak. From there they went to Formula 1, with tragic consequences. Donohue was not just blindingly fast, he was also a curious, rigorous mechanical engineer with a degree from Brown University, a sly wit and a passion for fast boats and cars. This combination of talents made him a perfect fit for Penske. Their partnership, beginning in 1966 at the 24 Hours of Daytona, continued until Donohue's death in a crash during practice at the 1975 Austrian Grand Prix during their lone season in Formula 1. This book is the photographic companion to Michael Argetsinger's definitive and award-winning biography: Mark Donohue: Technical Excellence at Speed. For the new book, Argetsinger has put together a terrific collection of images of Donohue, from childhood to amateur racing days and through his all-too-brief professional career. Think of it as a biography, but without all those pesky words. Actually, that's not accurate. There are plenty of words, as each photo is accompanied by thorough, often lengthy cutlines and quotes from people in Donohue's past. Taken one by one, they illuminate the wonderful collection of photos from a wide range of photographers. Taken as a whole, the cutlines tell Donohue's story from cradle to grave, and they're full of telling details. Many of the images are fairly stock racing images that chronicle Donohue and his car at important events. The more telling and interesting images are of people and cars in the paddock. If there is a shortcoming with the book, it is that there are too few pit and paddock images, and they are played too small. Each is a wonderful opportunity to spend time investigating the men and cars of the era, and a bit more size would help. But that's a quibble. Mark Donohue: His Life in Photographs succeeds admirably at telling his story, image by image. It was a life well-lived, but far too short. Provenance: Argetsinger, as demonstrated by his earlier full-blown biography of Donohue, knows his subject in immense detail. Adding the amazing collection of images to the story makes it that much richer. Fit and finish: Another handsomely designed book by the folks at David Bull, with crisp color printing and a design that mostly works. Sometimes I wish the detailed cutlines were attached directly to the photos, instead of in a numbered block. But the layout does give greater freedom on image size, so it is understandable. Drivability: Page by page, I found myself poring over images, dissect- ing the cutlines—and learning about one of my heroes. Even if you read it as a standalone primer, this book is a great way to learn about Mark Donohue. ♦ Sports Car Market

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Time Pieces by Alex Hofberg Alex's Top Watch Picks for Value Collecting As a purveyor of fine collectable watches, I find myself steering customers and collectors towards certain watch brands as a matter of habit based on my respect for the brand, my view of the value of the investment, the relative market acceptance and the reliability of the watch. Below, in no particular order, are my top picks for watch brands that are most worthy of consideration and score high on the cool meter. From their earliest roots to their current offerings, Omega watches are and have always been undervalued by collectors. Their historic families, which include Seamaster, Constellation and Speedmaster, are rife with reasonably priced, iconic models that remain quite affordable. A bonus is that spare parts are still available and directly obtainable from Omega. You can add an Omega to your collection for as little as $350. Every watch that The Hamilton Watch Company made was of the highest quality. From their fine 1930s to 1940s Tank watches, to their professional-quality railroad watches, Hamilton watches are plentiful, easy to repair, reliable, and a great bang for the collector's dollar. Entry-level, gold-filled watches begin at about $350. If you are thinking Museum watch or anything post-1970, think again. Movado watches from the late 1800s through the 1960s are works of art that many upper- echelon collectors have ignored. Prices range from $300 for simple steel watches to $5,000 for a complicated gold calendar watch. Many watch collectors consider Cartier more jewelry than watch. The truth is that they are excellent examples of top-quality, 20th Century design aesthetics. The classic Cartier Tank watch has been on the market continuously since 1920 for a reason. A good, basic Tank watch, such as a pre-owned silver Vermeil with gold overlay, can be found for $800. From Jeager LeCoultre's roots in the late 1800's as a maker of unfinished movements to their current fame for some of the best research and development work in the industry, JLC has made many fine watches that are both iconic and extraordinary. Try a Futurematic Neat Stuff sponsored by A Tot's First Ferrari It's never too early to put your kid in the driver's seat of a Ferrari. That's probably why Ferrari sells some very cool—and very red—tricycles these days. The seat can be placed in two different positions, so preschool drivers won't outgrow their first ride too quickly. The seat is a comfortable Ferrari model that d out of a car and odies. The trike r/parental handle, el and toy gearshift. k wheels carries kid —it might even hold ore stuff than the oot of some Ferrari ars. And, best of all, gine is a pair of churns, which should keep osts at a reasonable vel. The tricycle sells for $130, and you can find out more at www.ferrari.com. 24 from the mid-1960s or a Memovox alarm watch. Prices start around $400. Short for International Watch Company, IWC was founded by an American industrialist in the German region of Switzerland. From fine pocket watches to highly prized pilot's watches, to their modern complications that won't drive a buyer into sticker shock, an IWC would be a welcome addition to any collection. Expect to pay $1,200 for a basic watch. If pocket watches wind your clock, the Duesenberg of American pocket watches is the E. Howard Watch Company. Founded by Boston entrepreneur Edward Howard, the company made scales and bicycles before entering the clock and watch business. Even with gold prices at record levels, a perfect 18-karat Howard can still be bought for less than $2,500. Patek Philippe watches hold almost every auction record in the watch industry. Though technically not superior to the competition, Patek has attained their reputation through a combination of classic, discreet styling and a marvelous ad campaign that reminds us that we are only stewards of our watches for the next generation. Expect to spend north of $5,000 for a simple wrist watch, although pocket watches always start lower. A Rolex is possibly the perfect watch to invest in. A world of diehard fans, enthusiasts and expert dealers vie for nearly 100 years of continuously produced watches that are both bulletproof and reliable. Rolex made minor improvements and refinements through the years, so there are thousands of variations and genre to choose from. Entry to this arena will cost no less than an easy $500, but prices can exceed six digits. As with anything else, successful collections are not necessarily built of expensive, rare objects but ones that are excellent original examples of the style, model or genre. Buy condition first rather than accumulating abused bargains. And in the long run, just like with a car, a name brand will always be easier to sell than an unknown one that you have to explain. From Man Cave to Car Palace There is a way to make your garage the coolest part of your home, and it doesn't involve plugging in the old TV, putting up a tire company pinup poster and dragging in that battered recliner. The people at Vault have taken the concept of Man Cave and turned it into Car Palace. This company sells high-end steel cabinets, floor tiles found at Porsche and Mercedes-Benz dealers, neon signs, custom lighting and custom doors. A set of great cabinets can run from $3,500 to $50,000, depending on what you want. Vault will help you design and build your new garage. Want a car showroom? No problem. Want a nice, working garage? They can do that as well. Want both? You bet. Vault clients have spent up to $98,000 on complete projects. Visit www.vaultgarage.com. Sports Car Market

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Collecting Thoughts Keith Martin BMW's future includes the past The Classic Center has a commitment to older models and the future of car collecting O n July 7 of this year, the BMW Classic Center's Customer Workshop delivered its first completed customer restoration. A 1972 BMW 3.0 CSi, it was not only restored, it was converted from a manual to an automatic, a configuration that never existed in a production 3.0 CSi. From a SCMer's point of view, you might well ask “What's the point?” After all, while a handsome car, the 3.0 will never be an A-list collectible, and further, altering the car and most likely degrading its performance by replacing its original 5-speed with a performance-robbing automatic isn't exactly the stuff enthusiasts dream about. But there's a larger story here, and it has to do with BMW making the commitment to provide parts and restoration services to the owners of its cars. As I mentioned in Shifting Gears this month, most new car companies focus exclusively on the present and the future, as today's sales are where their revenue comes from, and the planning for tomorrow is where their financial futures are laid out. Yet at a time when some companies are casting aside their The first Classic Center customer restoration is delivered past (the new Chrysler corporation has severed ties with its museum, and General Motors continues to sell off its “surplus vehicles”), BMW has not only opened a workshop devoted to restoring customer cars, but also established a BMW Motorsport division to support classic BMW and Mini vintage-race vehicles. You work with what you've got Just 135 miles from the BMW Classic Center in Munich is the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center, near Stuttgart in Felbach. Established in 1993, the Mercedes Center has not only achieved a long history of customer and company restorations, it also has supported Mercedes vintage activities throughout the world, including the Mille Miglia in Italy and the Colorado Grand in the U.S. There's no question that Mercedes has a richer assemblage of historical vehicles to draw upon. Aside from the BMW 328 and the 507, few BMWs can compare to the market appeal or historical significance of a Gullwing or a 540K. At the same time, a company can't recreate its history. BMW, mindful of the grow- ing collector appeal of cars (and motorcycles) built since the 1600 made its debut in 1964, will no doubt be focusing on this new generation of collectors. According to BMW, there are more than 200,000 members of BMW clubs world- wide, and they are estimated to own approximately 200,000 classic BMWs, out of the 600,000 BMWs thought to exist from earlier decades. In addition, some 70,000 motorcycles still exist that would qualify as a classic, which is most generally cars and motorcycles from the '70s and earlier Driving a 328 I recently visited the Classic Center, and not only watched their restorers at work, but got a chance to drive a 1937 328 that had just participated in the Mille Miglia, and was about to be sent to another rally as soon as our modest tour was finished. It was a typically chilly day in Munich, with intermittent rain. First step was to suit up in a BMW motorcycle rain suit, which made me look and feel more than a little like the Michelin man. When my wife saw pictures of me in the outfit, her reaction was “Nice freezer suit.” But it did its job. During the course of a several-hour drive, we had the top up and down several times, a surprisingly easy job when compared to my Alfa Giulia Spider—where at least two people and an understanding of advanced mechanical engineering is most helpful. I was impressed by the smoothness of the gearbox, and the torque available at nearly every rpm. The gearbox shifted smoothly, although I was told it was not original to the car. I expected the handling to be nose-heavy and primitive, but it felt wellbalanced and almost nimble. The car responded well to the application of power in a curve, as the torque caused it to squat on its suspension and go where it was pointed. Surprisingly, the top did a good job of keeping out the rain. The 328 had no heater, 28 not uncommon in sports car of this era. However, if it were mine, I would surely find a way to slip some aftermarket part under the dash to keep my toes warm. Of course, I could probably just buy some electric socks and be done with it. BMW's vintage car collection On the floors above the workshop, the BMW Classic Center has a collection of its vintage cars. Not surprisingly, it's heavy on 1960s and later cars, especially race cars. After all, especially in Europe, BMW hammered out its reputation as a performance car by winning race after race, especially in sedan-based categories with its 3-series. However, there was an inviting display of mostly- unknown—at least to me—BMW sedans, coupes and convertibles from the pre- and post-war years, including the Dixi, Wartburg, 329, Isetta and 1600GT. Enter the new collectors BMW has always maintained a youthful image, and if you attend Oktoberfest, the annual BMW owner's club convention, you will see literally hundreds of 3-series, often modified with performance upgrades. Their owners tend to be in their late 20s and 30s, and they enjoy the performance of the car as much as the camaraderie of fellow owners. It is this group, going forward, that the BMW Classic Center is targeting. Their mission is to cultivate the brand loyalty of the current crop of BMW owners, offer them ways to restore their cars, and to keep them aware of BMW's commitment to its past products as well as future ones. My wife drives a 2010 5-series, and we recently bought a 1957 Isetta, giving us post-war BMW bookends. A friend just called, offering me his 1988 735i, equipped with a 5-speed, Dinan chip, and suspension. If we add it to our collection, my assumption is that the parts and expertise we need to keep it on the road are now just an email to the Classic Center away. ♦ Sports Car Market Photo: BMW

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Legal Files John Draneas Stolen Property K arl Kleve was an atomic scientist who worked on the Manhatten Project. Later in life, he became a Cincinnati real estate investor who amassed an impressive collection of over 400 cars. He also designed and built 24 Kleve Supercars. Among the Cadillacs, Rolls-Royces, Kleves and Bugattis was a 1954 Ferrari 375 Plus, s/n 0384AM, one of only six made. The 375 Plus was the 427 The epic legal battles over a stolen 1954 Ferrari 375 Plus Grand Prix An agreement was apparently reached, and Kleve signed a three-page contract and sent it to Swaters. Kleve's copy, which is unsigned, shows a purchase price of $2.5 million on page one. Swaters' copy, with all signatures on the last page, shows a purchase price on page one of $625,000. The other difference is that Swater's copy has the purchase money going to Daniels. Kleve's copy has Daniel's name crossed out and Kleve's inserted. Lawson claims that contract pages got Cobra of its era, brutally fast, with barely adequate brakes, and an adequate suspension. S/N 0384AM had a long and storied history, participating in the Mille Migla before coming to the U.S., where it was particularly successful in the races held on airbases during that time. A similar 375 sold in the last 90 days, according to our resident Ferrari expert The stolen 375 MM as it arrived at Swaters Mike Sheehan, in the neighborhood of $5m. So you can see that there's enough at stake here to keep more than a few attorneys busy. Kleve purchased S/N 0384AM for $2,500 in 1958, in damaged condition and without an engine, after the dashboard wiring had caught fire. Kleve had the car partially disassembled for a restoration that he never seemed to get around to. It was stored outside, on Kleve's property sandwiched in by other cars, and largely forgotten. In 1989, Kleve learned it had been stolen when a Ferrari Owners Club acquain- tance told him that three men who were trying to sell the car had contacted the club nine months previously to ask about its value. A trip around the world Kleve reported the car stolen and set out to find it. He traced the car through Atlanta, Saudi Arabia, Italy and France to Belgium, where it had been seized by authorities when they found it on their hot sheet. For some reason, the Belgian authorities had released it to a Michel Kruch in 1990, who then sold it to Jack Swaters, a well-known Belgian race driver and Ferrari importer, and his partner, Philippe Lancksweert. Swaters restored the car, installed a correct-type 375 engine and raced it extensively throughout Europe. The Ferrari is now the subject of an intense legal battle being waged in the Ohio state court system between Swaters and Kleve's daughter, Kristine Kleve Lawson, who, with her two sisters, inherited Kleve's estate after he died in 2003. “Legal Files” sourced its information from court filings, news reports, and Janaya Trotter of the Cincinnati law firm of Ritter & Randolph, who along with Daniel Randolph, represents Lawson. “Legal Files” was unable to reach Swaters' attorneys for comment. A questionable serial number “Legal Files” has previously explained how different countries take different approaches to the ownership of a stolen car that has been sold to an innocent purchaser. Belgium takes a compromise approach where the rightful owner can get the Ralph Lauren's restored 375 MM car back by paying the purchaser the amount he paid for the car. Trotter explained that Kleve tried to do just that, but Swaters refused to accept the payment. Instead, Swaters insisted that he had a different car, s/n 0394AM. There had been rumors that the serial number was either illegible or poorly altered. However, the bill of sale Kruch gave to Swaters specifically identified it as s/n 0384AM. And, a short time ago, examination of the Ferrari at Ferrari Classiche, where is is presently stored, confirmed that it is, in fact, s/n 0384AM. The story gets fuzzy In 1999, Kleve hired Mark Daniels, who works on locating stolen cars, to help negotiate a deal to get the Ferrari back. Swaters, Kleve and Daniels engaged in negotiations to resolve the mess, with Swaters buying the car from Kleve. “This is where the story gets fuzzy,” Trotter said. 30 switched—and Kleve never received any of the money. Swaters produced two checks, in the amounts of $400,000 made payable to Kleve and Daniels, and $225,000 made payable to Daniels' company, National Search Services. And the $400,000 check appears to have been endorsed by Daniels as Kleve's agent, not by Kleve. Swaters filed the lawsuit to clear up the title to the car and to claim ownership of the VIN plate, hood, fuel tank, steering wheel, wheels, instruments and other body parts that Kleve had taken off the Ferrari before it had been stolen. Lawson filed a counterclaim that states she is the rightful owner of the car, and that she is entitled to pay Swaters his original purchase price and get it back. The parties have filed numerous procedural motions that are, as of this writing, under consideration by the judge. It seems that they have a long, expensive, road ahead of them. But several issues have come to light that we can take a look at in normal “Legal Files” style. Whose parts are these anyway? Swaters' position seems to be that, when he purchased “the Ferrari” from Kleve under the disputed contract, he also became the owner of the parts that Kleve had taken off the car. Swaters apparently claims that the parts were still part of the car, even though they were removed from it. This seems to be a pretty tough claim for Swaters to win. How many times have we bought cars and learned later that various parts were retained by the seller? Can we go back and claim that we are entitled to get the original Rudge wheels for our 300SL that the seller kept in his garage? Or are we entitled only to the replacement wheels that were on the car when we bought it— and were the only wheels we ever saw? The answers seem obvious, but perhaps Swaters will teach us all something new. Swater's chances seem even slimmer after an af- fidavit was recently filed by Lancksweert stating that the purported $625,000 purchase price was a reduction from $750,000 on account of there not being any parts available. That seems to be corroborated by the fact that the contract makes no mention of the parts—the property is simply indentified as “Ferrari 375 Plus serial number 0384AM.” If Swaters was expecting to get the parts, shouldn't they have been mentioned? This is pure speculation, but he may not have known that Kleve still had them. The current legal conflict started in 2005, when Lawson engaged Kruse International to auction some of Kleve's vehicles and the Ferrari parts. Swaters' attorney sent a letter to Lawson demand- Sports Car Market Photo: Jarrett Rothmeier

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ing that the parts be turned over to Swaters, and Lawson then withdrew them from the auction. Perhaps Swaters didn't know the parts still existed until he saw the auction listing. Which contract is it anyway? This is going to be a huge “He said, She said” battle over the validity of the 1999 Swaters-Kleve contract. Swaters looks pretty good here with a fully-signed contract, but Lawson makes good points about the strikingly different first pages and the lack of proof of payment. Lawson also claims to have a forensic analysis that concludes that the signature page matches the first two pages of Kleve's copy, but it does not match the first two pages of Swaters' copy. There doesn't seem to be any shortcut here, and after a full trial, the answer will depend upon which side produces the better evidence—and which side the judge views as the more believable. Statute of limitations complications Both Ohio and New York (which the 1999 contract references as the applicable law), have four-year statutes of limitation for breach-of-contract claims. This would seem to be a huge obstacle for Swaters, as he claims to have purchased the car from Kleve in 1999. If Kleve breached that contract by failing to turn over the parts, it seemd that Swaters lost his legal rights in 2003. Swaters claims that when Lawson became the administrator of Kleve's estate, she became obligated to fulfill Kleve's contractual obligations to Swaters, so she is now the one who has breached the contract. “Legal Files” knows a thing or two about probate law, and isn't buying this argument. The administrator of an estate has all the same defenses against a claim as the decedent had, including the statute of limitations. Further, all persons who have claims against a decedent are required to present them in the probate proceeding. If a claimant fails to do so within the time allowed, the claim is barred, and the claimant gets no right to later sue the beneficiaries of the estate. The scope of Daniels' authority The 1999 negotiations and transactions were carried out largely through Daniels acting under a power of attorney given him by Kleve. Swaters received a bill of sale and an Ohio certificate of title to the Ferrari, both signed by Daniels as Kleve's agent, and appears to have paid the $625,000 to Daniels. As documentation of Daniels' authority, Swaters submitted a signed and nota- rized 1999 letter of authority that Kleve gave to Daniels. However, this document seems to empower Daniels only to “pursue negotiations…for possible settlement…” regarding the stolen car. This appears to be a limited authorization, and it would not seem to authorize him to transfer title or receive payments. “Legal Files” expects that the scope of Daniels' authority will be a major issue in the case. If Daniels did not have the legal authority to sign the title documents on Kleve's behalf, then Swaters must establish that the 1999 contract was legally binding and that he met all of his contractual obligations to establish ownership of the Ferrari. Further, Swaters needs his version of the contract to be valid. Otherwise, he can- not prove that he performed under the contract by paying money to Daniels, unless either the letter of authority is broad enough to authorize Daniels to receive Kleve's money, or he proves some other specific direction from Kleve to pay Daniels. Innocent purchaser? A lot will probably be made about Swaters' innocence, or lack thereof. It's easy enough to claim that, with all the publicity in the car collector community about the theft of this car, a person in Swaters' position as a significant collector should have known the car was stolen when he bought it. But that is really a minor issue, as it only goes to whether or not Lawson has to repay Swaters the money he paid for the car. But on the other hand, Swaters' knowledge at the time, and his efforts to avoid returning the car to Kleve, may affect his credibility on other issues. No matter how you cut it, this is going to be a long litigation road. We should be hearing quite a lot about this case for a long time, unless someone blinks and agrees to a quick settlement. ♦ JOHN DRANEAS is an attorney in Oregon. His comments are general in nature and are not intended to substitute for consultation with an attorney Excellence in Automobile Transportation • Intercity Lines is a family owned and operated business. • For over 25 years we have specialized in auto transport; it's all we do. • We deliver door-to-door direct to your home or business. 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Event Forest Grove Concours 2010 Forest Grove Concours d' Elegance Sublime Packards and other trailer queens gleamed in the summer afternoon near a grubby, as-driven Land Rover with one wheel perched on a grimy stack of tires by Chester Allen W hat do you call a group of cars that includes as-driven vintage Land Rovers, a 1908 Mercedes Y-21, a 1955 Buick 66C, a 1960 MG A and an Oscar Mayer pedal Wienermobile? The correct answer is the 38th annual 2010 Forest Grove Concours d'Elegance, where sublime Packards and other trailer queens basked near a Land Rover with one wheel perched on a stack of tires. Forest Grove, Oregon is a relaxed college town and the concours is known as a casual event. Maybe that's why hundreds of wonderful cars arrived on the green lawns of Pacific University on July 18. Crowds of gearheads found a lot to love in more than 300 trucks, classic cars, sports cars, hot rods—and pedal cars. The Concours is presented by the Forest Grove Rotary, and all proceeds go directly to charity and community improvement. Including this year's proceeds, the total amount raised over 38 years has topped $1m. Doug Alpen, of Details Plan ahead: The 39th Annual Forest Grove Concours d'Elegance will happen on July 17, 2011 Where: Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR Cost: $15 for adults and $7 for children aged 6 through 16 this year More: www.forestgroveconcours.org Ridgefield, WA, was ready to talk to anyone about his beloved 1960 MG A. However, he was a little reluctant to admit that he's spent about $65,000 restoring the car into a gearhead magnet. “I originally paid $9,000 for the car, and my wife now refers to it as her new kitchen,” Alpen said. “The chances of getting my money out of the car are nonexistent, but I have a passion for cars, and I love British cars.” Robert Russell bought his 1962 Triumph TR3B for $2,850 for his wife in 1962. “She walked outside, saw the car and just went crazy, she was so excited,” Russell said. Now, 48 years later, the car has 83,000 miles and has never seen a restoration shop. But the red paint still shone in the afternoon sun, and people stopped to take photos of the car. Russell now has three other British cars in his garage. “This car started the British thing for me,” Russell said as he wiped down the Triumph one more time. Dan Aguayo's 1955 Buick 66C had the air of an MGM movie star as it eased under shade trees toward the Winner's Circle. Aguayo drove slowly to spare the lawn and let onlookers take photographs of a car that looked as though it had just driven off the Buick showroom in 1955. “I bought this car for $6,000 years ago, and it had terrible black velvet interior,” Aguayo, of Portland, OR, said. “It took me 10 years to restore it, and I have no idea of how much money I spent on that. “I don't even want to count.” 32 1970 Daytona led the way at $271k 1946 Packard Custom Super Clipper Eight SCM Publisher Keith Martin was the primary emcee of the concours for the third year, and his amplified voice floated across the wooded campus as car after car came on stage to collect prizes. Forest Grove may be a casual concours, but Martin was talking to a savvy audi- ence. A prize-winning 1969 Hemi Plymouth Roadrunner came on the stage, and Martin coaxed the driver into tooting the “Beep-Beep” Roadrunner horn. The driver then revved up that big Hemi engine while Martin held his microphone to the exhaust pipe. A woman in the audience leaned toward a friend. “It sounds like that car is loading up a little,” she said. There were four best-of-show awards at the 2010 Forest Grove Concours: Pre-War Best Classic, sponsored by Chubb Personal Insurance and won by a 1937 Mercedes 540K owned by Roger Orton and Jim Friswold; Pre-War Best Non-Classic, sponsored by WSC Insurance and won by a 1938 Buick 46 C owned by Walter and Gail Palubiski; Post-War Best Closed, sponsored by Walsh Trucking Company and won by a 1964 Jaguar E-type S-1 FHC owned by Mark and Julie Ganter; and Post-War, Best Open, sponsored by Sports Car Market and won by a 1953 Hudson Hornet owned by J. McKinley and Ken Cook. At the end of the afternoon, Jason Lazur toted his Oscar Mayer Wienermobile off the lawns. Lazur, 20, won the pedal car during a supermarket drawing in 1995, and he doesn't care that the car doesn't have an engine. “It's a part of me, part of my past,” Lazur said. “Just like all the cars here are part of us.” ♦ Sports Car Market

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SCMers—Forest Grove 2010 Robert Ames—Portland, OR 1955 Austin-Healey 100S Tom & Sue Armstrong— Issaquah, WA 1936 Cord 810 Phaeton John Audette—Bend, OR 1967 Porsche 911 Rufus Aylwin—Aloha, OR 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SE Terry Ballard—Eugene, OR 1960 Plymouth Fury Jan & Gary Balogh—Eugene, OR 1959 La Dawri Conquest Ernie & Pat Brawley— Fairview, OR 1960 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Robert & Katherine Brendle—Portland, OR 1977 Porsche 911S Jerry & Connie Bresee— Salem, OR 1968 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Ken Cook—Arlington, WA 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air 1953 Hudson Hornet Bob Falleur—Milwaukie, OR 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Brent Frazier—Portland, OR 2006 Land Rover Range Rover Jon & Kelly Friesen— Scappoose, OR 1950 Oldsmobile 88 Jim Friswold—Tigard, OR 1937 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Mark & Julie Ganter—Coeur d'Alene, ID 1964 Jaguar E-type Ken Glidewell—Beaverton, OR 1963 Ford Galaxie XL 500 Patrick Gould—Eugene, OR 1908 Mercedes-Benz Jeff & Jeannie Gretz— Hillsboro, OR 1957 Ford Thunderbird Karl Hallstrom—Elmira, OR 1954 Chevrolet Corvette October 2010 Keith & Wendie Martin— Portland, OR 1973 Land Rover 88 Series III 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider Veloce J. Brent McKinley— Arlington, WA 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air 1953 Hudson Hornet Dan McNamara— Milwaukie, OR 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air John Phillips—Newberg, OR 1964 Mercury Parklane Michael Pierce—Portland, OR 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Monte & Sue Shelton— Portland, OR 1913 Case 40 Doug & Jean Shipman— Portland, OR 1967 Land Rover 88 Series IIA James & Gail Smalley— Wauna, WA 1967 Buick Riviera GS AUTOMOBILIA & GREAT VACATIONS www.steveaustinsgreatvacations.com 1-800-452-8434 20470 S. Hidden Creek Ln., Colton, OR 97017 33 Rick Harmon—Lake Oswego, OR 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SL Charles Hurbis—Coos Bay, OR 1967 Sunbeam Tiger Mk II Dean & Jayne Koehler— Beaverton, OR 1973 Volvo 1800ES George E. Kraus—Portland, OR 1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce William Loppnow— Vancouver, WA 1965 Porsche 356C Peter LuBisich—Vancouver, WA 1962 Chevrolet Corvette Jim Lucia—Tigard, OR 1957 Oldsmobile 98 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Gary Marquis—Chico, CA 1932 Alvis Speed 20 Ryan Snodgrass—Kirkland, WA 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Michael & Diane Somers— Portland, OR 1960 Chevrolet Corvette Gerald Sorenson—Bend, OR 2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK 63 AMG Victor & Susan Wandike— Portland, OR 1957 Mercedes Benz 300SL BRIAN REDMAN'S CANCUN HILTON RESORT RACERS SYMPOSIUM Feb. 2-7, 2011 Join drivers Brian Redman, David Hobbs, Derek Bell, Bobby Unser, Vic Elford & more.... Great Racing Stories, Private Film Footage, Celebrity Golf Banquet Dinners, Sundowners, & sunshine in February! Now taking EARLY BIRD bookings $500 per couple discount plus room upgrade *Limited to first 25 reservations Roger Wooley—Portland, OR 1954 Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn Ed & Vicki Waite—Camas, WA 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SL George F. Wingard—Eugene, OR 1908 Mercedes-Benz 1955 Buick 66C Allen Stephens—Portland, OR 1967 Mercedes-Benz 250SL Leigh H. Wilcox—Tigard, OR 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Steve Austin's

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Event Porsche Parade 55th by Chester Allen Annual Porsche Parade Owners crawled underneath cars to check for dreaded blades of grass on tires or suspensions, and Porsche gave us a glimpse of the future Bill Favors and his 1957 356A Speedster G ary Myers stood in a sun-blasted parking lot and squirted cold water over his 1963 356B coupe. Road grit sloshed off, and a pretty car emerged after a long drive from Starkville, MS to St. Charles, IL. “As long as the sunroof is open, the windows are down and we're driving fast, we do OK in the heat,” Myers said of his long drive to the 2010 Porsche Parade. SCMer Paul Risinger sat in a lawn chair on the Pheasant Run Resort golf course and watched his wife and daughter brush away stray blades of grass that marred the mirror finish of the family's green 1956 356 coupe SC. “Do you know they mowed and watered this golf course just a day ago?” Risinger, of Woodinville, WA, said. Wife Shirley Risinger and daughter Pam Risinger-Hurte shook their heads in dis- may—and started work on the tires. So it went during concours prep at the Porsche Club of America's (PCA) 55th Annual Porsche Parade on July 5, 2010. The Parade is PCA's national convention, and attracts over 2,000 attendees from every part of the U.S. The Porsche Parade's Concours d'Elegance is surely one of the rare times that Porsche addicts kneel on scorching Midwestern asphalt or squirm under cars—while enduring waves of bloodthirsty bugs—to flick away grass cuttings from pristine tires. Hundreds of Porsches—from a nearly prehistoric 1949 Gműnd coupe from the Ingram Collection to the factory prototype 911 GT3 R Hybrid race car—were on the 34 golf course grass. Porsche executives and factory cars were there to celebrate of 60 years of North American Porsche addiction. Hundreds of Porsche Club of America addicts were there to celebrate the cars they can't live without. And we all know that Details Plan ahead: The 2011 Porsche Parade will happen from July 31 through August 6. addicts do weird things. Nearby, Bill Favors wiped nearly invisible specks of dust from his gleaming 1957 356A Speedster. “Putting money in Where: Savannah, GA Cost: This year's costs were $149 for the entrant and co-entrant. Entrants must be PCA members. Family members paid $29. Additional fees were charged to enter the concours, autocross, tech quiz and other events. More: www.pca.org these cars is not always the best investment,” said Favors, who lives in Chicago. “But you can enjoy the cars – I like driving them – and they keep me out of trouble.” Favors' efforts—and spectacular car—were rewarded with a first place in the Touring 356 and 356A Sports Car Market

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Event Porsche Parade The early morning lineup at Pheasant Run restoration group. Later in the day, as judges pored over the arcane details of tool rolls and battery cables, Ron Felson of Elmhurst, IL, sat in the muggy shade and watched hundreds of Porsche addicts cluster around cars. Felson's 1955 Continental Coupe – his car for 39 years – gleamed nearby. Felson winced as a man with a camera dangling from his neck leaned toward the drivers' side door. “A camera swinging from a strap is a good way to scratch or dent a car,” Felson muttered. Felson found his special Porsche while on the fishing trip to northern Wisconsin 39 years ago. “I stopped in a restaurant at 2:30 am for something to eat, and I saw the car in a newspaper ad,” Felson said. “I called the guy up at 3 in the morning.” The car spent most of the following 35 years in the garage, but Felson just put it through a 31/2-year restoration. “The car has never seen a Chicago winter yet,” Felson said. “It's all original, except for the gas gauge, and I plan to show it this year. “After that, I'm going to drive it.” ♦ Porsche North America A flock of Porsche bigwigs and employees came to St. Charles, and Michael Bartsch, the executive vice president of Porsche Cars North America and SCM reader, was on hand to judge concours cars—and talk about the future. “I look for the honor of the car,” Bartsch said during a break in judging. “I like to pick cars that are not obvious, cars that have been here a couple of times and are perfect representations of Porsche's roots.” What's up for the next 60 years of Porsche in North America? Bartsch said to expect smaller, greener cars and more hybrid models, but Porsche will not sacrifice performance. “We're changing how we deliver performance, while, at the same time, meeting environmental standards,” Bartsch said. “What used to be a V8 car may become a V6.” Bartsch said he loves driving his latest and greatest Porsche company car, but he's also looking for a second car. “The second Porsche in my garage should be a 1956-58 356A Speedster,” Bartsch said. “I had one in Australia, and I'd like to get another one.” Do you have your kit together? 36 Sports Car Market

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Event Road America Kohler International Challenge at Road America Race cars rumble from the track to town for the “World's Fastest Concours” by Dale Novak 1970 Winged Wonder It was a tad hot, as the locals would say, but a wonderful breeze wafted through the hilly road course for the Kohler International Challenge with Brian Redman. The public access at Road America is outstanding. F You are close to all the sights and sounds, including full access to the paddock area and most of the trackside turf. Children rolled down one hill's freshly mowed grass. Best of all, you are immersed into a world of fastidi- ously prepared vintage race cars. Scores of drivers in Shelbys, Corvettes, Camaros, Porsches, Jaguars and all sorts of open Indy and Grand Prix cars pounded the track with a total disregard for the value of their cars. I guess the spirit of competition quickly dispatches thoughts that one may be jockeying a million-dollar car. Or those drivers might just have excellent insurance. After our day at the track, we headed over to the town of Elkhart Lake to stroll through the Road & Track Concours d'Elegance. Friday evening's concours is reserved for race cars 38 1956 Byers SR-100 Sports Car Market or a car guy, watching vintage race cars charge around the asphalt at Road America in Elkhart Lake, WI from July 15-18th good way to spend a weekend. sounded like a pretty

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Event Road America and Saturday is for sports cars. The concours is unof- ficially billed as the world's fastest, as the cars drive in from the road course and line up along the street at 5:30 pm—and are on display until 8 pm. Judging teams have little time to review the 125- plus cars, and each team judges a variety of classes. Afterwards, the judges compare notes and assign winners. The concours started as an informal event, driven mainly by parched drivers and race teams parking in front of Siebkens Resort to celebrate the end of the race day. Siebkens remains the epicenter of the concours. I noticed a 1970 Plymouth Superbird, which was passed down from father to son and now has only 31,000 miles on the odometer. It was purchased in 1972 for $1,620 and it still retains most of the original paint, and the rest of the car is 100% original. I also spoke with Details Plan ahead: A 2011 date has not yet been set for the Kohler International Challenge. Where: Road America, Elkhart Lake, WI Cost: $80 this year, which includes race course tickets for the entire weekend. Camping at the track costs $15-300, depending on the campsite. More: www.roadamerica.com the owner of a 1956 Byers SR-100. This is a remarkably well-styled car, which has an uncanny resemblance to the original ACs Carroll Shelby used for his Cobras. Keep in mind this was a car styled and first built in 1953, nine years before the first Cobra. Road & Track proclaimed that the Byers SR-100 was the “World's most beautiful sports car” in 1957. It is estimated that only 25 SR-100s were ever built. A racing 356 Porsche at the “World's Fastest Concours” With so many incredible and rare cars on display, I asked Bill Siegfriedt, one of the directors of the event, if there were any special credentials or criteria to qualify for the concours. His answer, in a typically friendly Midwestern fashion: “Yes, $60. But sign up early.” ♦ 40 Sports Car Market

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Black W/ Red Leather Interior, Tan Canvas Top & Chrome Wire Wheels. California Car, Complete & Correct Body Off Restoration, Driven Only 80 Mi Since. Perfect Side Curtains, Tools & Manual. $38,500 1955 MG TF 1500 English White W/ Red Leather Interior And Canvas Top, Very Nice Straight, Rust Free California Car, Complete With Chrome Wire Wheels & Tonneau $98,500 1959 JAGUAR XK 150 OTS 3.4 ROADSTER 1955 ROLLS ROYCE SILVER DAWN Gray With Blue Leather Interior, Automatic, Beautiful Body Rust Free California Car, Needs Interior Work, Runs Great $44,500 1949 CHRYSLER HIGHLANDER Pale Yellow W/ Original Plaid Interior, 1 Owner CA Car, Immaculate Instrument Cluster, Good Running Condition, Needs Cosmetic Restoration $29,500 1964 ROLLS ROYCE MPW DROPHEAD COUPE White With Red Leather Interior, Low Mileage, Very Original, Just Been Serviced. $195,000 1954 JAGUAR XK 120 SE OTS ROADSTER Silver With Red Leather, Five Speed Trans, Front Disc Brakes, Phenomenal Performance. $98,500 1973 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES III V-12 COUPE Black W/ Tan Leather, CA Car, Automatic, Factory A/C, Chrome Wire Wheels. 61,721 Miles, Tools $34,500 1984 FERRARI 512 BBI Red With Tan Leather, 20K Miles, Excellent Condition, California Titled & Registered, Recent Major Service, Books & Tools. $108,500 1971 MERCEDES BENZ 280SL Dark Red W/ Tan Leather Interior & Black Canvas Top, Lovely Two Top California Car, Automatic, Factory A/C, Becker Radio And Tools, Runs & Drives Perfectly $42,500 1960 MERCEDES BENZ 190 SL Black With Red Interior, Rust Free California Car, 2 Tops, Needs Cosmetic Restoration, Runs And Drives Very Well $44,500 1949 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY CONVERTIBLE Roman Bronze With Green Int., Gorgeous Black Plate California Car, Runs & Drives Perfectly. $108,500 1961 JAGUAR XK 150 3.8 COUPE Gray With Original Red Leather Interior, Very Low Mileage, 4 Speed With Overdrive, Superb CA Car $64,500 1968 FERRARI 365 GT 2+2 Silver W/ Black Leather Interior, Same Owner 25 Years, Rebuilt Engine, Factory A/C, Power Steering, Disc Brakes & Windows, Alloy Wheels, Excellent Driver $79,500 1969 JAGUAR XKE SERIES II ROADSTER Triple Black, Chrome Wire Wheels, Very Nice Low Mileage California Car, Handbook And Tools, Runs Superbly. $49,500 Light Metallic Blue With Black Leather , 2 Owner Car, 79,500 Miles, Books, Tools, Excellent Driving Car $108,500 1971 MERCEDES BENZ White With Tan Leather & Top. This Is A Beautiful One Owner California Car With Only 17,000 Original Miles, Automatic Transmission And Beautiful Wood Accents. Looks, Runs & Drives Great, A Rare Find $54,500 1981 ASTON MARTIN V8 VOLANTE September 2010 41

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Ferrari Profile important in the U.S. market, as the 246 GT had ended production, and the 365 BB didn't meet U.S. emissions requirements, which left the GT4 as Ferrari's sole offering in the states. Dealers needed to sell it as a “Ferrari,” not a “Dino.” So the early cars are “Dino 308 GT4,” and the later ones are properly called “Ferrari 308 GT4.” A new designer for Ferrari The 308 GT4 was the first Ferrari in years not designed by Pininfarina, and many didn't understand why, given the voluptuous shape of the Dino 208 and 246 GTs. However, given the desire, mostly for insurance purposes, to incorporate Plus-2 seating in the coming model, it was actually logical for Ferrari to turn to Bertone. They had experience packaging such a layout in the Lamborghini Espada and were working on what would become the V8 Lamborghini Urraco, a concept in layout identical to the 308 GT4. Although it has been said that it was dissatisfaction with the styling, it's far more likely that Ferrari never returned to Bertone for another car after he realized how similar the design of the two competitors turned out—especially inside. Despite what the haters, including our own Publisher Martin, have said over the years, the Dino 308 GT4 is a wonderful example of 1970s angular styling, and very well balanced visually—especially as a 2+2 mid-engined layout. It's much simpler and cleaner than the Urraco, and as time has passed, the best of the work from that period, such as this and the Maserati Khamsin, are becoming better appreciated. The available two-tone “boxer” paint scheme helped to make the shape work even better, and the blues, grays, black and silver in which almost all were delivered suited the design quite well. A lovable, cheap ride Now, a confession: I was, until recently, the owner of a 1975 Dino 308 GT4. The car's appeal to me was instant—I loved the looks of the car from the time it was launched, and have to this day the brochure I picked up as an 18-year-old at the New York Auto Show. So the aesthetics are not a problem for me. The dynamic qualities become apparent as soon as you drive one. It is a superbly balanced car, with responsive handling, and considering it comes from the mid-1970s, enough power to entertain. The long wheelbase gives the GT4 an excellent ride, and the seats are quite comfortable for long trips. As they have been cheap for a long time, many have been converted to track day racers, where their combination of attributes make them comport themselves much better than the later 308 GTB/GTS. As a consequence, the available stock of wellmaintained street cars is now that much smaller. A fun car, but not an investment car As an investment, the GT4 hasn't been a rocket, and no one has bought a Greek island on the appreciation earned from long-term ownership. On the other hand, a good one is now worth more than its original selling price. In the past decade the car has probably not sold for much less than the original price either. Jim Wilcox's GT4 Seat Time Jim Wilcox, Fort Wayne, IN: I have owned my Ferrari 308 GT4 # 08140 for about 3 1/2 years now. I have always loved the wedge shaped, classic Bertone looks of the car. The car truly drives like a Go Kart. It has a great cockpit, awesome visibility and a great/ comfortable seating position. After bringing the suspension and steering back to life, this car simply sticks to the road and corners like it's on rails and I should know, as I've put over 20,000 miles on it in the past three years, including a couple 1,000-mile trips! I could go on and on about how much I love this little GT4, how great it is to drive and how easy it is to work on. Richard Friedman, New York, NY: The first Ferrari I purchased was a 1975 308 GT4 purchased new in 1977. The car would bottom out even when you tried to avoid New York City's then-infamous potholes. The O-rings leaked most of the time. You always smelled oil and watched smoke rising from the rear window. My favorite memory was driving past the New York Auto Show and having the car catch fire because the wire mesh rubber hose coming from the oil-sending unit flexed and leaked oil all over the manifold and rear muffler and ignited. Of course, maintenance costs are not cheap, and major work can easily cost the entire value of the car. If you buy the best one you can find, maintain it well and most important, drive and enjoy it, it will repay you well enough. I bought mine in August, 2008. Chassis 11086 was a U.S. delivery car which had covered 19k miles from new and came complete with all records from new, including the cardboard key tag, books, tools and the portable map reading light in its vinyl pouch. A FCA National Platinum winner in 1999, it still looked quite attractive after a 2007 color change to Azzurro with Boxer trim and tan velour interior. In almost two years of ownership, I drove it nearly 4,000 miles, including to, from and on a New England 1000 rally. It was a blast to drive, attracted a great deal of attention and pleasantly surprised people who thought that all Ferraris had to be red. It recently sold through Fantasy Junction for a price near what was realized for the 31,000-mile car we are discussing here. I was fortunate in that the major service, with belt replacement, had been done by Wayne Obry's Motion Products shop shortly before I bought the car, so I did not have anywhere near the $26,000 (€20,000) in service receipts during my ownership that this seller had.Jérôme Hardy, SCM's man on the scene in Le Mans, told me that the GT4 was “…great, a 100% original, well-cared for regularly driven car…” and that he thought the black/cream colors were terrific. It's just the kind of 308 GT4 you'd want to find for the scenario I explained above. And I think that in the case of these cars, spend a premium to buy the best you can, and it will be well bought. So assuming this car was in top flight condition, hats off to both buyer and seller. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Artcurial.) 44 Sports Car Market

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Classic Car & Motorcycle Auction Wednesday 22nd Sept 2010 Further entries now invited Catalogue closes 2nd September. Typically over 120 vehicles entered. Bid online at www.brightwells.com 1964 Ex-works Sunbeam Tiger rally car ‘Thunderbus' Chassis no: 9470014. STOA Certified no: 251. FIA Registered Estimate: £55,000 - £75,000 This is probably the most original ex-works Sunbeam Tiger rally car in existence. Among it's many competitive appearances are: 1964 Geneva Rally. 1st in GT Class driven by Tiny Lewis. 1965 Monte Carlo Rally recce car driven by Andrew Cowan. 1965 Monte Carlo Rally driven by Maurice Gatsonides. 1965 Tulip Rally driven by Peter Riley. 1965 Alpine Rally driven by Tiny Lewis. 1965 Zandvoort Circuit - broke Dutch national records for 3, 6, 12 and 24hrs driven by Robbie Slottermaker and David van Lennep. 1966 Monte Carlo Rally driven by Peter Harper. 1966 Tulip Rally recce car driven by Peter Harper. 1966 Tour de Belgique - won outright driven by Chris Tuerlinckx. 1967 Tour de Belgique - 3rd place driven by Chris Tuerlinckx. 1967 Spa Francorchamps 1,000km Race - 1st in GT Class and 13th overall driven by Chris Tuerlinckx. 1990s - several historic rallies driven by Rosemary Smith who won the Coupe des Dames three times in the car in international events. Complete list and catalogue on our website To discuss entering your vehicle, please contact James Dennison or email classiccars@brightwells.com Easters Court, Leominster, Herefordshire, England HR6 0DE September 2010 1956 Jaguar XK140 SE DHC Est: £60,000 - £75,000 1938 Wolseley 25hp DHC Est: £10,000 - £12,000 1972 BMW 3.0 CSL Est: £16,000 - £20,000 1974 Ferrari 365 GT4 BB Est: £75,000 - £80,000 1989 Ferrari Testarossa Est: £33,000 - £37,000 1981 Jaguar D-Type replica Est: £25,000 - £28,000 +44 (0) 1568 611122 brightwells.com 45

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The value of Sprint Speciales has not increased the way many have expected over the years. Even during the 1980s boom, SS prices rarely hit the $60k mark. Since the latest market rise, we've been awaiting the elusive $100k Sprint Speciale. It's been a long wait, as the best examples haven't come to market. The owners of the best examples are waiting to see someone else offer a great car first. Paul Hardiman, reporting for SCM at this sale, called this car a good buy for “…a fast, famous car.” He also mentioned its previous appearance in the SCM database, (SCM # 34544) when Bonhams sold it in 2004 for $31,395. At that time it was fully race-prepared and a bit event-worn, but the car was ready to use and came with the added cachet—or notoriety—of past ownership by titled crook Lord “Jailhouse” Brocket. Still used in anger and with almost $82k reported spent on it, this SS was bought for half the money invested. Given that restoring this car to street condition would be an expensive proposition, it's fair to assume that it will remain an event-only car. As such, that necessarily limits its market. Given that situation, the $52k realized for this car is indicative of rising values for the SS. A contrast and a complement to this sale can be seen in the 1966 Giulia Sprint Speciale sold by Bonhams at their June 2010 sale in Greenwich, CT (SCM September 2010, p.74). A superb 35,000-original-mile example in excellent condition, it was the best I have ever seen at auction and one of the best I've seen for sale for years. It made a market-high $74,295 and was worth every cent. If one of the rare, early “Low Nose” initial production cars were offered for sale, it would easily break the $100k mark. If you love Alfas, are partial to extravagant Italian coachwork, can physically fit inside and are looking for a great driving car that might actually be on an upward value trend, the Sprint Speciale might be a car for you. This car was well-bought and well-sold. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Bonhams) 1949 Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta s/n 0024 M We are pleased to offer 1949 Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta s/n 0024 M, an all matching-number Touring Barchetta and one of only 25 166 MM Touring Barchettas ever built. S/n 0024 M has its complete original, numbers-matching engine, gearbox and differential. The complete suspension and all gauges are original to the car. Nicely sorted and ready to go, 166 Barchetta s/n 0024 M is the perfect weapon for the Mille Miglia or any other prestigious event. Classiche certification now submitted. Priced right at $2,950,000. Phone 949-646-6086 • Fax 949-646-6978 • e-mail sales@ferraris-online.com • www.ferraris-online.com ferraris-online.com October 2010 47

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Sheehan Speaks Michael Sheehan The Snowball from Hell The morality tale of one Ferrari 360 Spider's never-ending, ever-growing problems The problem's in there somewhere R eaders of this column know I'm not a fan of online auctions or dealer auctions because it's usually impossible to have a detailed, professional pre-purchase inspection of the car. As for prior ownership and service records, they are usually non- existent. While some clients have had good luck buying without inspections, others have not. Our tale begins with a 2001 black-on-black 360 Spider purchased at a local dealer's wholesale auction. The 360 was nicely equipped with power Daytona seats, Scuderia shields, chrome wheels, red calipers and had just over 20,000 miles. On arrival, the purchasing dealer realized the 360 had a noise in the bell housing and sent it to a local shop for an inspection. The bolts that hold the clutch cover to the flywheel had started to back out and were attempting to machine their way through the inside of the bell housing. This potential catastrophe was resolved by a properly fitted new clutch and pressure plate assembly. The throw-out bearing and clutch positioning sensor were also beyond redemption, but $5,000 later those problems were solved. While the car was in the shop the cam belts and cam seals were also replaced at $3,000 for a first-round total of $8,000. The snowball grows and grows A month later, the same 360 Spider, still unsold, was back at the same shop with a misfire and hydraulic cam lifter noise, so two lifters were replaced. Amazingly, Ferrari was out of new cam lifters for the 360. So, two new-old stock lifters had to be tracked down at a dealership in Canada. The same lifter was used in both the 355 and 360, so with over 25,000 355s and 360s built, a continued lack of cam lifters could soon be a major problem. As for the misfire, the snowball had begun, as the misfire caused the left pre-catalyst to overheat and come apart, with fragments of the catalyst sucked back into the cylinder and intake box by exhaust rever- 48 sion. The fragments were sucked back into the cylinder and intake box. The catalyst fragments had done a dance in one cylinder, taking out the piston and both exhaust valves. The good news is the shop was able to lift the cylinder head off the engine while the block stayed in the car, pull the oil pan and fit a new piston with new rings and two new exhaust valves into the head. The valves on the other three cylinders of that head were also lapped in. The bad news is that the cause of the misfire had to be found. Breaking the codes of this snowball While plugging in the SD-2 Diagnostic computer should, in theory, find the problem, 360s are fitted with two separate ECUs that treat the V8 engine like two separate 4-cylinder systems. The right side ECU is primary, talking to the complete car and its many systems, while the left side ECU carries the misfire codes. In these esoteric situations, the secret to success is knowing how to decipher the codes and diagnose the problems, and when everything goes wrong, to know which other shops to call to work through the problem. Given my past experiences, not always positive, as an independent dealer-broker, I was pleasantly surprised to see how the senior mechanics at the local authorized Ferrari dealer and the owner of the local independent shop assisted each other in problem solving. The shop eventually discovered that the battery had been replaced, and the current sense wire from the positive side of the battery was loose. The current sense wire connects directly to the alternator, and the loose wire caused the electrical feed to be intermittent, causing occasional coil misfire. The coil misfire caused the catalyst to overheat and come apart, which caused the combustion chamber and piston damage. The fluctuating voltage caused the engine ECUs to send erratic and misleading codes to the Sistema Diagnosi SD 2 scan tool. Further com- Sports Car Market

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Sheehan Speaks Michael Sheehan licating the inter-connected electrical problems is the often-expanding amount of time needed to run a modern car through the key cycles needed to clear the many potential code errors. Contrary to common belief, the factory scan tool does not tell the user how to repair the car. The tool merely gives technicians a list of options and possibilities that sometimes lead down blind alleys. Clearing codes can take multiple driving cycles for a code error to return, and each driving cycle has to begin with a cold start. These gremlin searches can consume many hours, and someone has to pay for the shop's time. Alas, the word count I'm allotted does not allow the time or space for a detailed explanation on electrical gremlin hunting and code clearing in this column. For those brave or bored enough to want to know, the mysteries of code clearing will be the subject of a pedantic future column. Last—but not least—the car's owner had the dash face and cover removed and recovered while the engine work was being done. When the dash was reinstalled it was found the speedometer brace had been mounted backwards by the upholstery shop that recovered the dash. The speedo is one of the last parts to be installed, so the dash had to be deconstructed yet again and then refitted. Once the dash was back in and the mechanical and electric gremlins were repaired or exorcised, the 360 was road tested. The existing problems were now resolved, and it was delivered back to the independent dealer. The second set of repairs was $12k—for a new total of $20k. The snowball lives again I had just finished this column but had not yet hit the “send” but- ton when I visited the same shop, and the 360 was back! The same 360 had now developed an O2 sensor problem, and while replacing an O2 sensor is a sub-$500 problem, I'm sure the saga of the black 360 Spyder is not yet resolved. There are several morals to the story. First, there is usually a reason why some cars are sold at auc- tion—and not to the retail market. Simply put, these are second-level cars some dealers feel are best pawned off as quickly as possible. Second is the B.D.T.I. (Brain Damage to Income) ratio. When a Taillights leaving the driveway: what every shop wants to see dealer has to pay an unexpected $20k for repairs on a car they will sell for some number well back of $100k, there is little to no chance of making a profit, and profits are needed for survival. Third, any repair shop always works more efficiently when it works with other local shops and dealers to share information and solutions on problem solving. Last, but not least, if you're in the market: while 360s are now bargains at $75k-plus for no-story coupes and $85k-plus for no-story Spiders, there were 18,000 built. Take your time, do your homework, make sure any car you consider has service and ownership records, get a detailed pre-purchase inspection and buy the best. ♦ KASTNER PARTNERS GARAGE In my day I was considered the height of style. So were bean bag chairs and leisure suits. 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL $39,500 1953 MG TD $23,500 For more information on these or any of our other fine classic vehicles, please call 310.593.2080 or visit www.kastnerandpartnersgarage.com Showroom at 150 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, California 90405. 50 Sports Car Market

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English Profile 1930 Bentley Speed Six Le Mans Tourer The sale price was the result of multiple well-heeled bidders, all of whom valued immediate acquisition of a handsome toy more than fiscal prudence by Jérôme Hardy Details Years produced: 1928-1930 Number produced: 182 Speed-Six chassis and 363 6 ½-Liter chassis Original list: $1,450, chassis only Chassis #: Front engine bearing cross member, under left hood sill Engine #: Left side above starter and front cross shaft tunnel Club info: Bentley Drivers Club, W.O. Bentley Memorial Building, Ironstone Lane, Wroxton, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX156ED More: www.bdcl.org Alternatives: 1931-35 Invicta, 1927-29 Mercedes-Benz Type S, 1931-34 Alfa Romeo 8C Comps 1927 Bentley Speed Six Lot 354, s/n DH2206 Condition 3 Sold at $568,000 Chassis number: SB2775 W alter Owen Bentley began his career as a railway engineer before going into automobiles (then airplane engines during World War I). He made full use of all his mechani- cal experience in 1919 to design a sports car with a 4-cylinder, 3-liter engine, much influenced by the Mercedes overhead camshaft engine of 1914. The Bentley engine had a cylinder block and cylinder head cast in a single piece, and four valves per cylinder. This Bentley 3 Liter won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1924 and 1,600 of these cars had been produced by 1929. Its success prompted Bentley and his backers to target more demanding clients by planning a 6-cylinder, 6 ½-liter, no doubt in response to the new Rolls-Royce Phantom I. This first Bentley Six, launched at the end of 1925, boasted an original, very quiet distribution system using connecting rods and eccentrics, inspired by a locomotive's rod and crankshaft system. This highperformance, albeit costly, car struggled to make its mark on the limited, yet overcrowded, luxury market, despite Bentley's burgeoning reputation in the wake of their Le Mans victories from 1927-30. The wins in 192930 were obtained by the new Speed Six launched in 1928 as a more sporting version of the 6 ½ Liter, with a larger radiator and more powerful engine, thanks to a higher compression ratio and two carburetors. The new Speed Six soon reached levels of perfor- 52 mance worthy of the marque by twice winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans, along with several major British endurance events. This same Speed Six, with special streamlined bodywork, hit the headlines in 1930 when, driven by the firm's chairman (and Surrey wicketkeeper) Woolf Barnato, it raced the Blue Train from Cannes to Calais and on to London (via Dover), winning by four hours. The car presented here, serial number SB2775, was made in July 1930 with limousine bodywork by Lancefield on this chassis with a 12-foot, 6-inch wheelbase; the body was reworked by Corsica as a Le Mans Tourer in 1938. It was acquired by its current owner from the British dealer and vintage Bentley specialist Stanley Mann in 2002, and has since been regularly driven and maintained. It is a formidable machine, and ready for the road. SCM Analysis This car, lot 134 at Artcurial's Le Mans Classic auction, sold for $925,823 on July 9, 2010. In the late 1920s, automobiles were changing from “Toys for Boys” to everyday transportation. As such, customer demand forced coachbuilders towards larger, enclosed, luxurious bodies. These heavy automobiles, often in the form of a limousine, were often driven by chauffeurs. Extra weight required extra horsepower, 1930 Bentley Speed Six Le Mans Tourer Lot 174, s/n HM2852 Condition 1 Sold at $605,000 RM Auctions, Phoenix, AZ, 1/20/06 SCM#: 40659 Sports Car Market Bonhams, Carmel, CA, 8/14/08 SCM#: 117622 1929 Bentley Speed Six Lot 454, s/n SB2773 Condition 2 Sold at $1,815,000 RM Auctions, Monterey, CA, 8/18/06 SCM#: 42547

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and W.O. Bentley found himself needing to complement his 4-cylinder, 3-liter engine with a larger, 6½-liter engine. This new more powerful engine was installed on a stronger chassis in two forms: A regular one-carburetor version, and a two-carburetor, high-compression version called the Speed Six. A total of 545 6 ½-liter chassis were built from 1928-30, and 182 of them were the 180-hp Speed Six model. The Bentley motto of “There is no replacement for displacement” proved quite successful, as the Speed Six, with its 11-foot wheelbase and lightweight Vanden Plas tourer body, won the 1929 and 1930 24 Hours of Le Mans races, while the 4 ½-Liter blown Bentley favored by Bentley Boy Woolf Barnato proved less reliable. This car, SB2775, was originally one of the many Speed-Six limousines built on the long, 12-foot, 6-inch chassis, this one with coachwork by Lancefield. The 1929 world economic crash forced many suddenly cash-strapped owners to let go of their chauffeurs, and by the mid-1930s, many useless, heavy limousines were discarded in favor of smaller sedans that owners found easier to drive. Often, powerful old cars that had little value at the time, such as SB2775, found new life as a toy fitted with sporty, lightweight coachwork. As such, SB2775 received new, four-seat, large-wheelbase tourer coachwork in 1938. This Corsica coachwork was far from the builder's dazzling designs on Bugattis and some Mercedes-Benz cars. This coachwork is still on the car, in a fully restored configuration supported by a matching-number Speed Six chassis in immaculate condition. The car has a full windshield and sporty windscreens, leather-covered panels and cycle fenders. The interior is very classy, with a delightful patina on all seats. It appears that the car was used for touring rather than racing in recent years, and legitimately so. Sold in England, it apparently spent 20 years in a U.S. museum before Alexander Bäggli's Bentley Seat time Alexander Bäggli, via email: I bought my 1929 Bentley 6½ Litre chassis FA2505 in spring 2002. Well, the engine died just 200 miles after my purchase. The engine was rebuilt to Speed Six specs, with correct Phoenix crank, camshaft and so on. With loads of power and even more torque, she easily pulls from under 500 rpm in fourth gear to over 100 mph. Thanks to an overdrive, she has no problems with modern traffic speeds, even on highways. Steering and gearbox are quite heavy and brakes are decent. Well, that's the fun of it, isn't it? Therefore she's not my first choice for mountain touring, but few cars can offer more fun on French Route Nationales with their long straights. It's a fantastic car which offers tremendous fun and is hard to beat. I will never sell her. Barry Batagol, Melbourne, AU: My wife and I own 1930 Speed Six chassis LR2786, and it is a regular competitor in hill climbs, sprints and historic events, including the Classic Adelaide, Targa Tasmania (2000 podium finish), Run to the Rock (Uluru), and the Perth to Darwin “Over the Top Rally.” This is the most enjoyable car we have ever owned, due to its great history, character and imposing presence, its performance in modern traffic (surging past most cars on a wall of torque), its reliability (it just completed a 6,000 km rally from Perth to Darwin), and its ability to successfully compete on tracks, hill climbs and sprints. These cars were built tough to survive and win the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and it shows when you drive it fast and hard. returning to Europe during the mid-1990s. SB2775 sold for $925,823, which was $400,000 above the high estimate, mostly because of a four-player bidding war. Let's analyze the result of the auction-block combat: Most of the 182 Speed Six chassis are still in exis- tence, so they're not particularly rare. In addition, many of the 6½ Liter cars are still available. It is not significant that the original coachwork is no longer on the car. The Corsica coachwork is conventional and could be mistaken for many other tourer coachworks. This car has an original chassis fitted with non- original coachwork. This coachwork is restored to the point that originality has disappeared. The matchingnumber factor is a plus, but many Bentley aficionados see it as less important, as engine swaps were often the rule in Bentley circles. The car has no significant history, but its condition remains close to mint. In fact, the power and luggage space of the car is ideal for today's long-distance rallies. The auction company's estimate was about $600,000, which is fair market value for a Speed Six with nonoriginal coachwork and no racing history. However, the final sale price, nearly $400,000 above that and near $1m, is simply the result of an auction company hitting its sweet spot—multiple well-heeled bidders, all of whom value immediate acquisition of a handsome toy far more than fiscal prudence. Very well sold, indeed. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Artcurial.) October 2010 53

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German Profile mining that the tub is solid, rust-free, and preferably all-original. Repairs to the longitudinals or inner body structure need to be carefully inspected, although battery boxes and floorboards are an easy and non-critical fix. It is also helpful if the relatively simple flat 4-cylinder engine is fresh. While relatively straightforward, total engine rebuilds are nonetheless $10,000 to $15,000, depending on parts needs and local specialist rates. After that, it is all about originality for 356 aficionados, who are famous for being picky about details. The more bits that are original or New Old Stock replacements, the better. Reproduction-but-correct parts pass muster on drivers, but not on concours or investment cars. Incorrect parts are never acceptable. The 1962 356B cabriolet that Bonhams sold at Goodwood fell way over onto the “driver” side of the great divide. On the plus side, the car was a cabriolet, which is typically a 20-25% bonus over a sunroof coupe and perhaps 35-40% over a nonsunroof coupe. Also potentially helpful was the car's Bali Blue paint over a tan interior, which is a favored color combination. Bali Blue was an attractive special-order color and is relatively rare. Also a potential plus was the 75-hp Super 1587-cc engine, the middle-ranked of Porsche's pushrod units, flanked by the 60-hp Normal, which was falling out of favor by 1962, and the 90-hp Super 90. Cars with the 130-hp Carrera 2 four-cam engines are on a completely different price curve. Detractions on this cabriolet concerned its originality and condition. This re- porter pulled a Kardex, the car's factory build sheet, which revealed that originally it was champagne yellow with a black interior. Further, the car lost original engine P609917 in August 1967 and received factory-replacement engine KD-P605622. Both its original engine and the KD replacement were Normal 60-hp units, not the 75-hp engine now in the car. Detail photos reveal that the body was reworked. The hood was slightly proud. Panel fit was somewhat variable. The paint had obvious preparation issues. The padding inside the engine compartment was an incorrect throwback to the early 1950s. Some engine finishes were incorrect, and a later voltage regulator was fitted. The interior was presentable but with some obvious incorrect materials. The very desirable (slightly earlier era) Nardi wood steering wheel shown in pre-auction publicity was taken off before the auction and replaced with a standard-issue black plastic wheel. While the $85,880 price realized at Bonham seemed fair for a driver-quality 356B cabriolet, it was “all the money” for a car with many changes from the original—and with substantial needs. Even that assessment assumes that the car's inner structure was solid, and the car was mechanically sound. Our verdict is “well sold.” ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Bonhams.) Walden Wright and his 356B T-6 Seat Time Prescott Kelly, Weston, CT: We have owned an example of the Bonhams auction car for 40 years, keeping this 356B while many other Porsches passed through our hands. This car was never our daily driver, but we have nonetheless put over 50,000 miles on it. It was always the family fun car, the one my wife could take to the drugstore when the spirits spoke, and the one our children drove on important first dates, last dates, and proms. After the kids were grown and gone, the car was pretty worn, so it was treated to an engine rebuild and a highest-quality repaint. When we go for a pleasure drive, this cab is still usually our first choice. It is tight, drives very well, has sufficiently spirited performance—but mostly it causes passersby to smile and wave. Stoplight chats are frequent. And the top only goes up when we store it for the winter. Walden Wright, Chicago, IL: There's a reason so many of us love the 356. My 1962 356B T-6 cabriolet is such a sweet car, comfortable, fun to drive and it is dry for a 1960s convertible. It's wonderful on back road twisties, and it really keeps up with modern traffic. It's unbelievably well made. I feel very lucky to have this car. 56 Sports Car Market

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Race Car Profile Le Mans. Though it was understandable, since French industry concentrated on small and economical cars that it could sell to the ordinary consumer in the early post-war years rather than high-horsepower bolides for the aristocracy, it was still a challenge to Gallic pride. Winning is not always to the swift, however, and where there is a will it seems there is always a way. In the specific instance of Le Mans, the opportunity to win presented itself in two relatively obscure awards, the Index of Performance and the Index of Thermal Efficiency. A French strategy for Le Mans victories The Index of Performance has its roots in the very early history of Le Mans, which started out as an endurance test for production cars. The idea was to give an award based on how far a car went during the race compared to an arbitrary standard set for a car of that engine displacement. So, a small car that did far better than expected could win over a larger, faster car that only did a little better than expected. The Index of Thermal Efficiency came along a bit later and requires a degree in French logic to understand, but basically it considers how much thermal energy was used to move the weight of the competitor's car for the distance travelled during the race. Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, the French fundamentally owned these categories at Le Mans (and sometimes at Sebring) because they favored small-displacement, highly aerodynamic cars that were fast for their size rather than being absolutely fast. This is something the French seemed to do very well. However, all this was not accomplished without a certain amount of bureaucratic assistance. In 1962 (the year our subject car raced) Lotus tried to enter two of their new Lotus 23s (one with 1,000-cc and one with 750-cc engines) that would have been serious competitors. They were summarily rejected by scrutineering because the front wheels used four mounting studs while the rear used six, thus the required spare wouldn't fit both ends. When Lotus fixed the problem by changing the rear to four studs, it was rejected as clearly unsafe, since it must have been designed for six for a reason. Lotus stormed away and didn't return to Le Mans as a factory until 1997. Italy contested for these awards with the Fiat Abarths, but the teams were chaotic and the cars undependable so they never presented a serious challenge. The two trophies were thus essentially guaranteed to the French. Jacques Grelley, who drove for Panhard DB in those years, explains that their cars would race hard for the first twelve hours, at which point a decision would be made about who would soldier on for the Performance trophy and who would back off to claim the thermal efficiency one. A joy to race The cars themselves were wonderful, if unequivocally French, with a twocylinder engine ahead of the wheels driving a 4-speed, front-drive transaxle. The bodies were as small and aerodynamic as possible to keep weight and drag to a minimum, and the interior made Spartan seem luxurious. But the package was very effective for the purpose. The 850-cc engine made about 70 hp and the car weighed 1,350 pounds, for a horsepower to weight ratio of 1:20, but they could run 120 mph down the (prechicane) Mulsanne straight and drove the rest of the track basically floored, so they weren't slow by any means. And they won their class at Le Mans, Seat Time Harvey Kinnard, which is no small deal when it comes to collector value. All of this adds up to a very collectible automobile, albeit for an enthusiast with a specific set of passions, with Le Mans, French, and weird being essential to the mix. The market is small and highly specific, but so is the supply, with the result that values have been relatively well established and constant for some time now. Cars with Le Mans history are worth about twice those without Overland Park, KS: In 1969, while in college in Norman OK, I worked at Charlie Odenhall's foreign car shop. Someone brought in a competition DB Panhard coupe. I wondered why anyone would race this little car with its anemic little engine, but it was a real race car and it intrigued me. It had a Spartan interior with minimal gauges, a roll bar and a single racing seat. It was quirky. I sat in it and can still clearly visualize details, but I regrettably never met the owner or learned the car's history. My awareness and appreciation came much later in life. Encounters like this are the reason I begged Charlie to let me come to work for him at no pay. As he probably suspected, he overpaid, but that is another story. Thanks, Charlie. it, and I have been told of several similar Le Mans racers having sold privately for roughly equivalent values to what this one returned. I have no idea who bought the car, but I expect that it will remain in its homeland as a treasured and at least occasionally vintage raced example of a very unique Le Mans phenomenon: A racer that could win a major trophy by finishing the race effectively seven hours (633 miles) behind the overall winner. It is a great car for the right collector and I'd say it is fairly bought. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Artcurial) 60 Sports Car Market

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American Profile Seat Time Robert Canepa, via email: I purchased KK2272 this June 2010. I also own a concourslevel 1970 Mach1 428 SCJ 4 speed drag pack. I have heard much about how the Boss 429 is less streetable than the 428. Having now driven both cars, I see little difference. Both cars are stock, and back in the day, these cars rarely remained stock. The Boss clearly has much more potential under the hood. The Boss handles a bit better, and I can see where it would literally jump ahead of the 428 on any road course. I like both cars very much. Henry Bone, via email: I have owned this cific, and these original parts are like gold today. Now, all of this effort from Ford and Kar Kraft would have been forgotten had the B9 conversion actually worked as well in the real world as it did on paper. To meet emissions standards, the NASCAR-spec 429 was detuned to a mere shadow of its racing brethren. Adding insult to injury, the manifolds and exhaust installed in the cramped Mustang chassis strangled any last hopes of a 12-second monster. When new, a perfectly tuned Boss 429 ran the quarter-mile in the high 14-second range, which means a good 428 Super Cobra Jet Mustang would pull your headlights out as it walked on by. And, for those owners who opened up the exhaust of their B9s with headers and good pipes—and put in a proper high-lift cam, a good carburetor, and got the engine back to 450-plus horsepower—they soon learned all of that weight over the front wheels made getting the rear wheels to hook up was a pipe dream. Street cred remained a dream Ford sold enough Boss 429-fortified Mustangs to get the engine cleared as a production motor by NASCAR, but they could never sell enough to earn them any street cred. Ford tried to save face by sending out a special edition of the dealer-only Ford Shop Tips magazine with Boss 429 tuning suggestions for better performance— including numbers for “hot rod” parts—but it was too little too late. The good news is that 40-plus years later, there are plenty of gearheads who know how to make a Boss 9 work like it should have from the beginning, so most restored cars are pretty brutal performers, if done right. The gulf between elite cars and drivers As for our subject car, let's dive into what makes some Boss 429s worth a fortune and some worth far less. Remember those hundreds of unique parts I men- tioned earlier? Well, the Boss guys sure do, and if any of them are missing from a car, it is a big deal to put right. For example, N.O.S. B9 lug nuts can run you $3k a set. A N.O.S. Ford exhaust can exceed $15k. B9 shocks? If missing, I've seen them trade for $5k. Even the special battery in the trunk is worth a fortune, not to mention the original vent caps for the same. I am confident if one set out to buy every unique B9 part and just lay them out on a garage floor, the expense would exceed what an average B9 can be bought for today. In short, these are one of the few cars where the car is the cheap part. It is in the bits and pieces where the true collector value lies. The auction company's text describes this car as a driver-level restoration with no mention of the original drivetrain. Add in photos that show some incorrect 64 Sports Car Market 1970 Boss 429 for four years, and it is restored. It was the only B9 in Hawaii until it made it to Washington State in the 1980s or early 1990s. I am the fourth owner. Robert Canepa's KK2272 items, such as the $6 NAPA radiator cap, and this is a good, entry-level B9 for somebody who just wants one and doesn't care about ultimate originality. To bring a car like this to the level needed to win the super-competitive Mustang Club of America trailered concours shows would take at least $100k—perhaps more. And if the original engine and transmission are not present, that greatly reduces its value among serious Mustang collectors. Another factor is that most buyers prefer the 1969 version, even though almost twice as many were built. So, be careful when comparing 1969 and 1970 Boss 429 values, and those of truly correct original examples versus “just a car” ones. A big, bad bargain? So, was this big bad Boss Nine a bargain at over $30,000 below the low estimate? The precise answer is “it depends.” If the buyer wanted one of the wildest muscle cars ever built—in a great wild color—to drive to the Tastee Freeze every Saturday night, then yes, this result offers good value for an end user. If the new owner bought it with intentions to make a concours champion out of it, that would be an exercise in spending too much money. In either case, as today's Boss 429 prices are less than half of the $400,000 to $600,000 they soared to a few years ago, it is a good time to buy the undisputed King Kong of the Mustang world. Even today, the best, 100-point concours 1970 Boss 429 is still a $250,000 to $300,000 car. So, this car, at $156,000, was a market-correct price for an entry-level B9. If some of the important questions were answered, such as whether the drivetrain is original and how much full documentation was available, another $20,000 on the sale price wouldn't have been a surprise. As presented, this car was a fair deal for both buyer and seller. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of RM Auctions) Only 18 were made in the rare Pastel Blue. I love it because it is rare, it was a completely complete car, and it was rust-free. They are very nose-heavy and don't handle that well, but the horsepower and torque are awesome. I have another Boss 429 in restoration right now.

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Market Reports Overview Collections and First-Time Events Make $38m New events laid good foundations for the future, while collections brought significant interest and strong prices by Jim Pickering J une and July saw a number of all-new events take place within the collector car market, and in general, trends seen throughout the late spring and early summer months again held true, with great cars continuing to bring good prices. However, it was a slow start for several inaugural auctions, while sales of collections, which have traditionally been big money makers even in poor economic conditions, again saw lots bring record prices across the block. Senior Auction Analyst Paul Hardiman made his way to Bonhams' annual auction held in conjunction with the Goodwood Festival of Speed in early July, where 76 of 90 lots traded hands for a combined $5.5m. The biggest news of the event was the sale of a 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage Volante convertible at a world record $838k, but Hardiman also noted a few other surprising results, including a 1976 Jensen Interceptor Series III that brought $82k against a high estimate of just $15k. Barrett-Jackson made its first foray into Southern California in late June with its inaugural Orange County sale, where 397 no-reserve lots traded hands for $15.7m. Although this location has in the past been tough for other car events and auctions, Senior Auction Analyst Carl Bomstead noted good attendance both at the auction and other on-site attractions, and although final totals didn't equal those achieved in Las Vegas and Palm Beach, an average price of under $40k meant there were plenty of affordable classics on hand. Those who said American muscle was dead had to re-evaluate that position in June, as 102 no-reserve examples achieved $6.9m at RM's Classic Muscle & Modern Performance auction in San Diego on June 19. Bomstead noted that rare examples were the standard here, with cars from the Glen Konkle Collection as well as the Jim Wangers Collection taking center stage, and SCM 1-6 Scale Condition Rating: 1: National concours standard/ perfect 2: Very good, club concours, some small flaws 3: Average daily driver in decent condition 4: Still a driver but with some apparent flaws 5: A nasty beast that runs but has many problems 6: Good only for parts Sales Totals Bonhams, Chichester, Sussex, UK $5,488,802 Barrett-Jackson, Costa Mesa, CA $15,708,623 Artcurial, Le Mans, FRA $8,215,833 RM Auctions, San Diego, CA $6,890,400 RM Auctions, Cresson, TX $1,845,250 Specialty Auto Auctions, Sioux Falls, SD $171,999 most were in exceptional condition. The high sale of the day went to a 1969 Corvette L88 coupe at $401k, while a 1970 Chevelle SS 454 LS6 convertible—one of 18—made $231k. In April, Artcurial announced it had formed an all-new motorcar department, and on July 9, the company held its first automotive auction under the new banner at Le Mans Classic, with 60 high-end lots crossing the block just a short distance from the track. Auction Analyst Jerome Hardy recorded 44 cars sold for a final total of $8.2m, which was a solid achievement in the European market and a great start for the new department. RM traveled to Cresson, Texas in early June for the no-reserve sale of the Pate Collection, and Senior Auction Analyst B. Mitchell Carlson was on site to cover the lots as they sold. In most cases, the cars on offer required full restorations, but Carlson noted that bidders weren't turned off by the cars' conditions, as prices generally surpassed RM's pre-sale estimates. In total, 55 lots brought $1.8m, led by a 1935 Aston Martin Mk II tourer that made high sale honors at $187k. Carlson then made his way to Sioux Falls for Specialty Auto Auctions' Inaugural event held alongside Automania, which is known as the Midwest's largest free car show, swap meet, and festival. Rain dampened spirits during the event, and Carlson noted just 22 of 88 lots selling for a combined $172k, led by a 1970 AMC Javelin SST at $53k. Finally, if two wheels aren't enough but four are just too many, Geoff Archer's eBay Motors column has just the Trike for you. ♦ Top 10 Sales This Issue (Land Auctions Only) 1. 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 coupe, $1,052,454—Artcurial-FRA, p. 95 2. 1930 Bentley Speed Six Le Mans tourer, $925,823—Artcurial-FRA, p. 93 3. 1972 Lamborghini Miura SV coupe, $855,473—Artcurial-FRA, p. 96 4. 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage convertible, $838,280—Bonhams-UK, p. 72 5. 1962 Mercedes-Benz 300SL roadster, $631,243—Artcurial-FRA, p. 94 6. 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 coupe, $401,500—RM-San Diego, p. 102 7. 1958 Lister-Jaguar Knobbly racer, $353,400—Bonhams-UK, p. 73 8. 1937 Bentley 4-1/4 liter drophead coupe, $336,680—Bonhams-UK, p. 72 9. 1964 Maserati 5000 GT coupe, $320,813—Artcurial-FRA, p. 96 10. 1988 Porsche 959 coupe, $289,859—Artcurial-FRA, p. 94 68 1. 1958 Lister-Jaguar Knobbly racer, $353,400—Bonhams-UK, p. 73 2. 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429, $181,500—RM-San Diego, p. 102 3. 1929 Rolls-Royce Phantom II 4-dr boattail, $85,250—RM-TX, p. 113 4. 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 coupe, $1,052,454—Artcurial-FRA, p. 95 5. 1959 Lincoln Continental Mk IV convertible, $44,000—BarrettJackson-Costa Mesa, p. 88 Sports Car Market Best Buys

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Bonhams Chichester, UK Goodwood Festival of Speed A 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage convertible brought a world-record $838,280, finally cracking the £500k barrier for the model Company Bonhams Date July 2, 2010 Location Chichester, Sussex, UK Auctioneer James Knight Automotive lots sold / offered 76/90 Sales rate 84% Sales total $5,448,802 High sale 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage Vantagec convertible, sold at $838,280 Buyer's premium The 1958 “Knobbly” Lister-Jaguar crosses the block at Goodwood Report and photos by Paul Hardiman Market opinions in italics B onhams returned to the Goodwood Festival of Speed in early July, and at this year's event, the company sold a 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage convertible for a world-record $838,280, finally cracking the psychological (for Brits) £500,000 barrier for the model. Restored twice, and just mellowing to the right side of perfect, it established a new DB5 benchmark. Appropriately at this speed event, which now attracts 250,000 visitors over three days, the sale was seasoned with interesting competition cars. Center stage, the 1958 “Knobbly” Lister-Jaguar provided a way of beating the D-types at less than a 15th of the price. Although technically a recreation, the car was built out of period parts including a genuine chassis discarded in 1959, and it has been a regular on the historic racing circuits. Ready to roll, it cost a relatively inexpensive $353,400. A 1956 Austin-Healey 100M that had been raced in period SCCA events by Dr George Snively, the father of the safety helmet in auto racing and founder of the Snell Memorial Foundation, sold for a marketcorrect $69,160. There's usually a speedboat at the Festival sale, and in this case it was the 1967 Riva Junior Sports Launch that once belonged to Peter Sellers. After an extensive restoration in 2006, it looked ready for the water, and it sold to a new owner for $47,196. A perfect sleeper was the 1949 AC 2-Liter saloon that had been beau- tifully re-engineered to take a Ford 428 V8. One man's labor of love, and well shaken down with a day of flat-out running at Dunsfold, home 70 Chichester, Sussex, UK of Top Gear, it found a new owner—a well-known Jaguar dealer—for just $34,086. Other notables included a 1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230, bought new by Australian entertainer Dannii Minogue and subsequently passed to her sister, Kylie. Still with low mileage, it fetched a three-times-over-retail $22,724, with part of the proceeds being donated to a breast cancer charity. And an average, although low-mileage, 1976 Jensen Interceptor Series III coupe drew spontaneous applause when it sold for $82,536 against an estimate of $10,500-$15,000. An ex-works Sunbeam Lotus rally car sold for a market correct $121,600, which was just behind MkII Escort money, while a really nice road car with Lotus works history stalled at $22,040; two really nice XK 120s went home on the same trailers they arrived on, while a timeworn 1954 drophead coupe made $74,176; and two really sharp GT40 replicas failed to sell, but a much less nice ‘MkIII' lookalike (from more than ten yards) with Ford V6 did astonishingly well to make $48,944, or five times what was expected. Compared to the $3.7m made in 2009, this year's $5.4m looked like a great improvement, with 76 cars selling as compared to last year's 43. And although the consignments were a bit of a mixed bunch, the results here were encouraging in the run-up to one of Bonhams' busiest annual periods, with sales at Carmel, Reims, Beaulieu, and the Goodwood Revival just over the horizon. ♦ (The top ten sales in this auction are rated.) Sports Car Market 15% on the first $45,600, 10% thereafter

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Bonhams Chichester, UK ENGLISH #339-1949 AC 2-LITER saloon. S/N EL1235. Eng. # 1Y122633. Gray/red leather. RHD. Odo: 27,944 miles. 428-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. With five-link coil rear end and wishbone/ torsion bar suspension from a donor Hilux. looking just put back together, but has actually been in storage for five years. Cond: 1. nal Spruce Green. Chrome supports for canvas top and A008-shod Minilites seem a bit excessive. Fitted with period Raydyot mirror and Moto-Lita steering wheel, carpet mats new. Includes sales brochure and handbook. Mileage is since restoration. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $23,598. Nicely restored authentic Mokes have previously brought $15k, but this raised the bar. The market for fun-albeit-impractical microcars is strong, and charming examples like this will lead the pack. SOLD AT $219,640. This did not appear as advertised at Bonhams' recent Works Service sale. Sold at the high end of the estimate range, and the car was worth it. Rides on widened steelies. Complete with plumbed-in and functional heater in the stock interior, with Jag seats (originals included in auction). My favorite car of the year. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $34,086. No, you read that right— this 61-year-old saloon packs a T-bird engine—it's the car Shelby would have built for his grandmother! The thing's been on the market for a year or so, and it finally got close enough to what the builder/seller wanted. Purchased by a well-known Jaguar dealer, but I can't figure why... Not a bad value considering the time, love, and ingenuity that went into it. TOP 10 No. 4 #327-1934 ASTON MARTIN 1½LITER International Mk II coupe. S/N K4513L. Blue/gray leather. RHD. Odo: 12,226 miles. Good body fit and finish, with small cracks at base of both windshield pillars. Dash excellent. With sunroof, trafficators in the B-pillar, and Lucas “King of the Road” headlamps. Coachwork by Bertelli, one of 24 built. A concours winner in the '80s. in gently, with 15-year-old driver's seat leather going slightly baggy, so just the right side of perfect. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $838,280. I wondered when I would see the first £500k DB5, and I didn't have to wait too long, although the registration number, which went with the car (where else would you park it?), was probably worth $15-20k. Probably a better buy than the resto project that sold for $520,550 at Works Service in May '10 (SCM# 162884). #367-1965 AUSTIN MINI MOKE utility. S/N AAB1684825. Spruce Green/black vinyl/ white vinyl. RHD. Odo: 852 miles. A desirable British Moke (they were later built Cond: 2. SOLD AT $269,800. Of the few built, just a handful remain. This was last seen at the Connecticut Bonhams auction in June 2008, where it sold for $155,500 (SCM# 116918), and the expectation today was little higher. Suffice it to say, those expectations were smashed by the high bid. Well sold. TOP 10 No. 5 #321-1962 ASTON MARTIN DB4 Series IV Vantage Spec coupe. S/N DB4859R. Green/parchment leather. Odo: 70,642 miles. Following protracted restoration, looks straight and shiny. Good paint, floors perfect, new leather and carpets. Very clean mechanically, with Vantage-spec motor 72 in Portugal), recently restored to very high standard. Taken to bare metal, undercarriage injected with rustproofing, and repainted origi- Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $39,330. Bang on the money for a sharp, low-mileage, best-spec Mk II in a color that's a refreshing change from red. The mild upgrades will make it easier to live with and won't hurt its value. Sports Car Market TOP 10 No. 1 #353-1965 ASTON MARTIN DB5 Vantage convertible. S/N DB5C2118R. Eng. # 4002370V. Black/ black mohair/gray leather. RHD. Odo: 26,481 miles. One of 9 made and pretty close to immaculate following 1995 restoration by Works Service and another in 2004 by Aston Service Hamburg. Rides on too-fat Borranis. Some weld repairs evident underneath. Now breaking TOP 10 No. 3 #338-1937 BENTLEY 4-1/4-LITER drophead coupe. S/N B129JY. Blue/ blue mohair/cream leather. RHD. Odo: 42,683 miles. A concours winner since extensive restoration in the U.S. in 2003, and near perfect (or actually perfect) in all aspects. Appeared in the 1983 James Bond movie “Never Say Never Again.” Includes complete set of original tools. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $336,680. Truly breathtaking to behold. Last sold for pretty much the same money, $335,530, at Bonhams' Goodwood Revival sale in 2004, with 40,233 miles on the clock (SCM# 35042). For a car that has held and will continue to hold its value, the price was spot on. Well bought. #324-1961 JAGUAR MK II 3.8 saloon. S/N 203105DN. Gunmetal Gray/blue leather. RHD. Odo: 16,789 miles. Nice and sharp with great paint following bare-metal respray. Brightwork looks good. Floors solid, good timber, leather re-Connolized, interior plating professionally polished. Fitted with Nardi steering wheel. Now with power steering from a 420 and electronic ignition. Irish registered, Indicated miles believed actual since new.

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Bonhams Chichester, UK #366-1954 JAGUAR XK 120 drophead coupe. S/N 667170. Eng. # K50378. Green/ brown canvas/brown leather. RHD. Odo: 29,567 miles. One of only 294 RHD dropheads built. Older restoration now showing small dings and ripples here and there. Door fit fair, with some paint fretted off. Top “said to need attention,” per auction book, and new RHD. Odo: 3,927 miles. Tidy and apparently rust-free, following restoration approximately 10 years ago. Used very little since. Includes sales brochure, owner's handbook, and a stack of Jensen Club reading material. Mileage is since restoration. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $12,236. U.K. buyers seem to have largely turned their backs on these due to motor and rust issues, and they now cost about as much as a decent MGB. This example did well and managed to reach what the buyer was asking. Hardly driven since restoration, and bearing in mind that was 10 years ago, that's probably the best policy for painless ownership. #385-1976 JENSEN INTERCEPTOR too-small radials seem out of proportion. Blotches and blemishes on what is claimed to be original leather, timber faded. Wears “OLD120” black plate. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $74,176. Nicely mellowed and usable overall, but not quite as nice as it looked. The car did well and got about the right money, $20k behind a really nice car, but the apt registration was a bonus and is probably worth another $5k-8k, making the car look cheap. #359-1966 JAGUAR XKE Series I 2+2 coupe. S/N 1E503327. Eng. # 7E518349. Metallic blue/blue leather. RHD. Really clean, tidy, and sharp with only 500 miles since full restoration last year. Work done included chemical dip to bare metal, then new sills, fenders, and hood. Enamel flaking off exhaust manifolds shows it has actually been driven. Has been in storage, and was a California car before that. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $82,536. An incredible price, and the product of the longest bidding battle of the sale; you could hear the relief in the audience's applause. Retail money for Interceptors varies wildly, apparently without rules, and this price was five times what would have bought it. TOP 10 No. 8 #380-1932 LAGONDA 2-LITER Supercharged Low Chassis T3 tourer. S/N OH10056. Dark blue/green leather. RHD. Odo: 4,808 miles. The final lowchassis T3 version, with fabric body and incorporated trunk, restored a while ago and still doing fine. Paint, body fabric, and aluminum in good condition. Leather slightly cracked. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $72,504. A very tall dealer was spotted seriously inspecting this one, but he apparently concluded it was not the car for him. The sale price looked like high money for a coupe—and even higher for a 2+2—but it probably less than the cost of restoration, so the buyer was the winner here, as long as he doesn't hope to move it on without losing money. #383-1975 JENSEN GT hatchback. S/N 30011. Eng. # A741211689. Red/tan velour. Motor and blower clean and tidy and said to be recently overhauled. Fitted with new stainless exhaust and Flexolite electric fuel pump. Extensive papers. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $169,480. A long and storied life abundantly documented, in the ultimate spec, extensively restored, and well maintained. These cars are experiencing a minor renaissance in the U.K, and a similar car recently brought $215k at October 2010 SIII coupe. S/N 27111961. Metallic blue/tan vinyl/tan leather. Odo: 24,298 miles. 440-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. One of just 54 coupes built during Jensen's brief re-flowering in the '70s. Good overall, though fitted with weird doubledeck bumpers that I've never seen before. auction, so this one, although on the high side of where expected, was not out of line. TOP 10 No. BEST BUY #374-1958 LISTER- JAGUAR KNOBBLY racer. S/N N/A. Green & yellow/alu- minium. RHD. A well-known historic racer assembled in the 1980s from said-to-be-original components around a vintage chassis bent in 1959, subsequently discarded, and then straightened. Recently freshened up, and in good order for a racer. HTP papers issued in 2007. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $353,400. This was the perfect illustration of the gray area that exists between “real” and “HTP” cars. This hit slightly below market and was a great deal for a race weapon at less than a tenth the price of a D-type—which it can beat on a good day. #370-1933 SINGER NINE Sports road- ster. S/N 48500. Eng. # 49606. Blue/gray leather. RHD. Former Singer Team lightweight car, driven by Kay Petre in the 1934 Wakefield Cup at Brooklands. Good appearance following rebuild in the '70s, seat leather in good shape (although not with the original frames). Slightly travel-stained motor and carbs, which aren't the originals. Looks configured as a trials car with twin spares and knobblies on the rear. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $64,272. Sold for just enough at the low end of estimate (a 1935 Team TT car was being offered around the same time at around the same as this car's $90k high estimate). For comparison, a decent standard Nine is around $15k, and a Sports up to twice that. So the connection to one of Britain's most famous lady racing drivers doesn't seem to have helped much here. TOP 10 No. 9 #349-1982 TALBOT SUNBEAMLOTUS Works rally car. S/N R4DCYAL301678. Blue/black velour. RHD. In good shape for a rally car. Originally left-, then right-hand drive for the 1984 Bahrain Rally (which it won with Russell Brookes). Very original and probably still on original bodyshell, still with Terratrip fitted. 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Bonhams Chichester, UK original parts are included. As a pure rally weapon it's potent, but probably too good to use up in the new WRC Classic series. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $63,840. First owned by the Colman family, of mustard fame, and many owners since. Around $100k was wanted here, which would be fairly strong money. Though sound and usable, this one was some way off perfect, and it consequently bid nearly $40k short. GERMAN SOLD AT $121,600. Sold post-auction. To expect the same as the best money fetched by an ex-Works Mk2 Escort ($150k) is pushing it a bit, as these just aren't in the same league in the collector's market or in historic rallying. The seller was eventually talked down to a price that can be considered market-correct. FRENCH #308-2007 CITROEN C6 Exclusive ‘Pallas' 4-dr sedan. S/N VF7TDUHZJ78006260. Black/tan/beige leather. RHD. Mild custom big Citroen with all the extras, including turbodiesel HDi V6, sixspeed auto and more electronics than the space shuttle. Built as display car for the U.K. importer and still like new. Cond: 1. service, which includes expensive cam chain renewal—a $4k/2-day job. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $17,130. Originally in Germany, then in the U.K. in 2006, then Ireland. The “eyebrows” shown in the catalog photo were the only obvious deviation from standard, but they were gone come auction time. E30 M3s have never been cheap, and the price for a good example continues to harden, so while it wasn't quite perfect, this money looked right—especially if it had already had that chain done. SOLD AT $31,464. The current C6 rangetopper lists at near $60k in the U.K, so even without the $30k of extras, someone was getting this for effectively half price. Big weird Cits never did hold on to any value... #390-1960 FACEL VEGA HK500 coupe. S/N HK1BD3. Golden Sand/black/green leather. RHD. In the U.K. for most of its life, not-very-old New Zealand restoration holding up well. Structure seems solid, polish marks and scratches in stainless bumpers. Interior looks good, with newish green leather and excellent dash. Suspension and brakes all rebuilt. #347-1999 MERCEDES-BENZ SLK230 convertible. S/N WDB1704472F111348. Black/black steel/red & gray leather. RHD. Odo: 19,000 miles. In good order and with low mileage for one of these, which are so numerous they're getting very cheap. Nice paint #310-1987 BMW M3 2-dr sedan. S/N WBSAK010X00843886. Black/black leather. Appears straight, tidy, and unscruffed. Front bumper paint a bit orange peeled, but not bubbled around windshield. Alloys rattle-can refurbed. Leather all good. Mileage indeterminate, but quite possibly requires 100k-mile Has new sisal mats. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $27,094. Utterly barking but great to drive, these have been gaining in value for the past 15 years. Price paid wasn't out of line for such a good example. #369-1962 PORSCHE 356B 1600 cabrio- let. S/N 157724. Bali Blue/navy mohair/tan leather. Odo: 26,254 miles. A concours-quality restoration, with excellent paint, trim, and top. Interior superb, with just lightly corroded steering wheel spokes to detract. Colors may not be original. Supplied new to Italy, imported to U.K. in 2002 (as was popular then, thanks to a favorable exchange rate). Cond: 1. SOLD AT $85,880. Whether or not Bali Blue was the original color of this particular car, it's still period correct and totally appealing. Sold on the money for a very nice cab (See German Profile on p. 54). #377-1973 PORSCHE 911T 2.4 targa. S/N 9113111252. Black/black fiberglass/black vinyl. Odo: 27,905 miles. Recently imported from the U.S. Shows no rust, structurally seems OK. Has a few sink holes in repaint. Motor dry following recent overhaul. Wears RS-size Fuchs alloys instead of stock “cookie-cutters” (although cookie-cutters are available with and interior. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $22,724. Three times the retail price for a comparable used car, because it had been graced with the Minogues' celebrity behinds. There are men of a certain age in England who would have paid that just for the seat leather. No V5, but no duty to pay. Cond: 2-. NOT 74 #344-1958 MESSERSCHMITT KR200 Kabinenroller coupe. S/N 67474. Red/red vinyl. Odo: 20,908 miles. In good restored shape, with rare and sought-after one-piece Perspex top intact and in good order. Plastic handlebar moulding shows small cracks. negotiation). Fitted with a/c. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $38,456. Small-bumper 911s have gone mad recently, but don't forget: the 911T was the entry level car. This one had a recent service, spiffy wheels, and a/c, so although the price was slightly high, it was not out of order. Sports Car Market

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2006 FORD GT Very rare special edition Tungsten/Black. This car has all four options and is still on an MSO, this car is in like new condition with just 583 miles on it. 1974 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino This 2 owner car features Daytona Seats with Black Inserts, Factory Air Conditioning, Power Windows, Front Bumper Crossbar, Books, Warranty Card, and more!! 1964 PORSCHE 356 C COUPE Black/Black from the factory excellent driving vehicle with very good paint and interior, and matching numbers. 1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SE 3.5 in white with a dark blue top and interior. This Mercedes features the very rare and desirable floor shift automatic transmission, V8 engine, Bosch injection, power windows, air conditioning, leather interior with beautiful burled wood, two-tone horn, and Blaupunkt radio. 1962 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL ROADSTER, s/n 2971. Horizon Blue on Navy. A Beautifully restored example of a matching numbers, and disc brake Roadster. One owner since 1965. 1966 Ferrari 330 GTC Dark Blue/Gray beautifully restored in and out.

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Bonhams Chichester, UK ITALIAN #391-1964 ALFA ROMEO GIULIA Sprint Speciale coupe. S/N AR381237. Red/ black vinyl. RHD. Odo: 19,241 km. A wellknown historic racer, said to be one of the quickest Sprint Speciales in Europe. Floors solid but with surface rust. Has one cigarette burn in driver's seat. Fitted with side-exit exhaust and open bellmouths. Cond: 2. sential for a car that's basically been in storage all its life. #322-1990 FERRARI TESTAROSSA coupe. S/N ZFFTA17C000083836. Eng. # 20796. Rosso Red/Nero leather. RHD. Odo: 8,460 miles. Extremely low miles on pretty much a one-owner car, and not far off the auction book's “as new” description. Interior unworn, motor tidy and clean but not detailed SOLD AT $52,440. Last sold by Bonhams at this sale in June of 2004 for $31,395, after an alleged $80k was put into it (SCM# 34544); so it's been a good investment, even with the difference in exchange rates (See Etceterini on p. 50). The new owner got a fast, famous car. #336-1960 ALFA ROMEO GIULIETTA Sprint coupe. S/N AR149321907. Eng. # AR00548L1829. Red/maroon leather. Odo: 69,229 miles. Nice and tidy, with one ding on top of right front fender. Engine dry and clean. to concours standards. In uncommon righthand drive configuration. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $64,144. Unscuffed and unmolested, with low miles and one owner most of its life, this was as close to a no-stories Ferrari as you're likely to find. A market price for condition. TOP 10 No. 6 #316-1966 LAMBORGHINI 400 GT 2+2 “America” coupe. S/N 0781. Eng. # 0758. Silver/black leather. Odo: 8,443 miles. Good and tidy with straight body and fair detail following older restoration. Shows a lick of silver paint on motor castings, Borranis have a few small nicks. Fitted with period Nardi wheel. Converted to unleaded Prepped and used for historic rallying, so everything is assumed to be very well sorted. Original 1290cc motor and front seats included with auction. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $32,338. Sold slightly high for the present market, but it was ready to rally straight out of the tent. Plus, there's that spare motor. Well sold to a happy buyer. TOP 10 No. 10 #315-1977 FERRARI 512 BB coupe. S/N 20977. Red/black leather. Odo: 4,413 km. Almost like new—even seat leather is uncreased and unworn. Though one color is the best look, rocker panels would originally have been black. Delivered new to France, then moved to Switzerland. In the U.K. since '96. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $110,960. This was pretty much current market price for a Boxer, with or without that super low mileage. Price included recent big service, which is es 76 fuel, fitted with stainless exhaust. Thought to be the only one left with sunroof. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $219,640. Allegedly discovered derelict behind the Lamborghini factory, and then painstakingly restored. Last sold at the Brooks' Olympia auction in '97, where it made now with a/c and high-performance V8 fitted in 2002. Stock interior in good shape. Fitted with power steering and power brakes. Alloys either reproduction or refurbished. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $63,480. Imported to the U.K. in 1990. Correctly valued by auctioneers at $75k+, but bidding predictably fell about $12k short. Proper American collector cars are hard going in the U.K. market. #306-1939 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL 4-dr sedan. S/N C237546744325. Eng. # C233857. Ivory/brown leather. RHD. Odo: 73,980 miles. One of 16 exported new to the U.K. in kit form and assembled at Chrysler's base in Kew. Restored in 2004 and driven regularly since. Body and paint good, fittings and brightwork OK. Seat leather torn. Motor and gearbox overhauled at restoration but are now looking a bit Sports Car Market of 80 GTs. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $202,920. Let go for a bit less than the $230k or so planned for. But, considering that used supercars drop like stones and that Euro dealers are asking $295k-365k for similar low-mileage GTs, this was very fair, arguably more user-friendly, and a better value than a mothballed XJ220. AMERICAN #314-1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE coupe. S/N 194377S104280. Goodwood Green/black leather. Odo: 70,000 miles. 327-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Very tidy, brightwork all good. No details of when or where it was restored, but $57,890. Here it fetched $30k more than expected. TOP 10 No. 7 #356-2000 LAMBORGHINI DIABLO GT coupe. S/N ZA9DE21A0YLA12506. Eng. # 12508. Silver/gray suede. Odo: 10,000 km. Very nice if you like this kind of thing. One owner, low miles, and like new: no marks, wear, or damage. Alloys unscuffed, seat suede unworn. Fitted with sports exhaust. Number 52

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Bonhams Chichester, UK 289-ci V8, 4-bbl, 5-sp. Straightish body, trunk fit off as usual. Originally a C-code 2-bbl car, now with 4-bbl, power steering, sway bars, 5-sp manual, and—most unusual—a tow bar. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $35,834. Imported in 2003 via Pomona Imports of Buckinghamshire, this was the right price for a fair fastback in the U.K, although a little behind what was hoped for. The locked doors didn't help bidding, even if what was visible through the glass looked fine. That disclaimer made, well bought. #355-1968 FORD MUSTANG fastback. grubby. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $22,724. Claimed to be 100% factory spec (save for a wiring loom, which can be reversed), and thought to be the lone surviving right-hander, which may or may not add value. Sold right at the expected level. #309-1981 DELOREAN DMC-12 coupe. S/N SCEDT26T8BD001906. Red/gray leather. Odo: 19,385 miles. Body straight, doors don't quite line up, window seals look a bit homemade (as is usual). Ruched leather as original. Miles original since new, as the car has been sitting since 1990. This is probably just as well, One of 1,026 GTX convertibles built in 1968. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $45,600. Rare and not well understood in the U.K, and that's why it's been on the market with one enthusiast dealer for two years. All he was looking for this time around was something in the neighborhood of $60k, and he did not get it. It's time he sent it back to the U.S, or to Sweden, where these are better appreciated.© since even Smokey Yunick couldn't make these behave, although “most of the car's faults” are said to have been dealt with following 80 hours of recent work. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $24,472. Property of the Right Honorable Miranda Guinness, and on exhibit at the Robert Guinness Steam Museum all those years, this red paint DMC just scraped over its reserve. Sold as-is, with “close inspection advised.” Auction results aside, my photo stands as documentation that at least one person liked it (and she was lovely). #393-1965 FORD MUSTANG fastback. S/N 5E09C384586. Black & white/black vinyl. Chrome OK, interior tidy with extra tachometer. Originally a 390 but now with 351 Windsor and 5-sp manual. Speedo said to be inoperable. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $40,204. Imported to U.K. in 2003. At least it's not Highland Green... A fair price for tidy-ish fastback in U.K, where non-standard doesn't matter so much. #375-1986 FORD RS200 coupe. S/N SFACXXBJ2CGL00194. White/red velour. RHD. A Group B rally refugee, as almost all of these were trimmed and sold off as road cars, thus becoming instant collectors' items. vehicle. The LCD display unit can be mounted anywhere or not at all in the vehicle and the Slim Tuner Amplifier can be hidden out of sight in any location within the car. With the New Wireless Pod Remote Control, all functions can be controlled up to 40' in or out of the vehicle without pointing towards the unit. Streetrods, or any • 200 Watts • USB Port Tidy and unscuffed, with 350-hp engine upgrade and adjustable boost. Hardly used, as it's been on the show circuit, but includes full service history, manual, etc. First registered in 1994. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $99,256. Not quite as nice or original as the last example (“car 114”) seen at auction, which made $131,823 at October 2010 • AM/FM CD Controller • Direct iPod Audio Interface & Control • Satellite Radio Direct Connection • LCD display shows song, artist and title. 1-800-88-TUNES www.custom-autosound.com 77 watt Audio System is ideal for Classics, The Secretaudio hideaway 200 S/N 8T02S158648. Blue & white/black vinyl. Odo: 99,668 miles. 351-ci V8, 4-bbl, 5-sp. Good appearance, with front fender fit slightly off at bottom, bubble in door bottoms, and a few small reaction bubbles elsewhere in paint. Bonhams Oxford in March, 2010 (SCM# 160015). This one was appropriately sold for a little less. #373-1968 PLYMOUTH GTX convert- ible. S/N RS27L8G176819. Metallic blue/ white vinyl/white vinyl. Odo: 80,300 miles. 440-ci V8, 4-bbl, 5-sp. Sharp restoration from a couple years ago still holding up very well. As clean underneath as up top. Now with 5-speed, front discs, and custom stainless exhaust. NEW! Secretaudio SST Control Your Car's Hidden Audio From The Palm Of Your Hand

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Barrett-Jackson Costa Mesa, CA Barrett-Jackson Orange County 2010 '60s American cars were the staple, and most of them were very affordable, with an average selling price of less than $40,000 Company Barrett-Jackson Date July 25-27, 2010 Location Costa Mesa, CA Auctioneer Assiter and Associates, Tom “Spanky” Assiter, lead auctioneer Automotive lots sold / offered 397/397 Sales rate 100% Sales total $15,708,623 High sale 1970 Chevelle SS 454 LS6 convertible, sold at $253,000 Buyer's premium 10%, included in sold prices A lot of cars were sold under that big tent, but the average sale price was modest Report and photos by Carl Bomstead Market opinions in italics B arrett-Jackson entered the difficult Orange County market in late June with its promotional machine tuned for maximum performance. The area has proven to be difficult for auction and car events, as the former Goodguys event lasted only three years, and previous auction events have not fared well. This is inexplicable, as Southern California is a hotbed of car activity. Barrett-Jackson's initial event in the Orange County area took a different approach, as it gained the involvement of the community with extensive promotions, including a golf tournament, road rally, and cruise-in. Admission was inexpensive, and it was an “Event” that just hap- pened to include a collector car auction. The sponsors and the Exhibitor Pavilion offered automotive accessories, fine jewelry, cuisine and most everything in between. Ford and General Motors displayed their latest offerings, and an im- pressive number of people were on site to enjoy the overall experience. For those at home, SPEED had 18 hours of live coverage. A total of 397 cars were offered at no reserve, and most of them were very affordable, with the average selling price less than $40,000. American cars from the 1960s were the staple, but a couple of Classic Car Club of America Full Classics were offered, including a 1938 Packard V12 Victoria Convertible that was once owned by Russ Jackson. Well maintained, but past its prior glory, it was now ready for serious touring, and it sold for a most reasonable $170,050. A 1931 Packard 840 Roadster sold for the same amount as the V12 78 Victoria, but as it had several parts from other years and was missing its glove boxes and most of its instruments, I had to wonder why it brought such a high price. For those still lost in the ‘60s the 1971 Dodge Challenger that was the “The Mod Squad” mobile in 1971 and '72 was offered and sold for $49,500. Considering that it had the 340-ci 275-hp V8 under the hood and was in very presentable condition, the “Mod Squad” connection did not really up the ante. The nose had been updated with a '72 clip, and the rear had also been updated, as the Challenger convertible was not offered in 1972, and the car needed the more current look for the show. Shelby Series 1s from 1999 are becoming ubiquitous, as they seem to show up at most every auction. Three were offered here. Lot 351.2 was the buy, as it had only 4,180 miles and sold for $79,750. A black example offered as lot 384 realized $110,000, while lot 364.1, the silver car that was given to Amy Boylan when she became the president of Shelby, brought $99,000. Although a result of $15m was pretty healthy overall, the total here was the least of any of Barret-Jackson's events. Their recent Palm Beach event did $20m for 487 cars, which was on track with the prior year, and the 2009 Las Vegas auction totaled $23m for 419 cars. But in terms of an all-new event in a traditionally difficult area, the results were strong, and with a few more high-end cars, Barrett-Jackson will surely see higher totals in the future. ♦ (The top ten sales in this auction are rated.) Sports Car Market

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Barrett-Jackson Costa Mesa, CA ENGLISH #393-1963 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 Mk II convertible. S/N N/A. Colorado Red/black vinyl/black leather. Odo: 16,058 miles. Restoration valued at over $75k, including two-stage urethane respray. Attractive leather interior, gauges in good order. Very nice panel Once owned by Michael Jackson. Well maintained with expected wear and tear. Cost $212,600 when new. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $61,600. This took a big hit in the depreciation department. The new owner can join the club for a fraction of the MSRP, but the major expense may still be under the hood. I would sure want to see the service records, as any mechanical issues will not be cheap. #323.1-1959 FIAT MULTIPA 600 van. off to school, or a cute little grocery-getter that will get a lot of attention in the parking lot. Well bought and sold. ITALIAN #360.1-1973 DE TOMASO PANTERA fit, brightwork sparkles. Very striking. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $49,500. This should have easily brought $10k more than was bid here, as the restoration was to a very high standard, despite the less-than-authentic choice in paint. The seller likely had a lot more than this invested. GERMAN #89.1-1958 BMW ISETTA coupe. S/N 574517. Blue & white/gray vinyl. Odo: 1 mile. Designed by Rivolta's Iso in Italy and manufactured under license by BMW. A European 4-wheel example with Euro bumpers, taillights, and headlights. Three-year restoration completed in 2003, little use since. Very attractive “Pure Gold” coupe. S/N THPNNA05923. Candy Apple Red/black leather. Odo: 18,976 miles. 4.6-L fuel-injected V8, 5-sp. Original Ford engine replaced with DOHC 32-valve V8. Every possible surface covered with 24k gold. 22hp. Excellent paint in original colors, engine clean, very nice chrome and other brightwork. About as cute as it gets. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $44,000. I'd bet the cost of restoration was close to what was realized here. This is the perfect little estate wagon to take your guests from the main house to their quarters. Better yet, take it to Concorso Italiano. AMERICAN Engine gold plated, paint shows heavy gold flake. Gold plating peeling off trim in several places. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $33,000. I watched this sell at Worldwide's Escondido sale in April '09, where it realized $60,500 (SCM# 120059). It had been driven three very expensive miles since. The guy who built this had over $100k in it, and it was sold after he passed away. The seller here took a huge hit, but I think the buyer may be on thin ice as well. An expensive automotive oddity. #378.1-1992 FERRARI 512 TR coupe. paint, proper interior. Front-opening refrigerator door. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $20,900. Offered by an SCM'er who was looking for closer to $30k. I did not disagree with his assessment, and I'm sure he was disappointed with this result. I think at least another $5k was in order. Well bought. #32.2-1966 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE Type 1 sedan. S/N 116651105. Black/black vinyl. Odo: 16,366 miles. Recent restoration with lots of attention to detail. Respray to a high standard, but with edge chips on door. New window rubbers, cute roof rack, engine nicely detailed. New coco mats. One of over 400,000 VWs sold in U.S. in 1966. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $13,200. Price paid was about right for a Beetle in this condition. This would make the perfect car for your kid when he/she goes October 2010 S/N ZFFLG40A4N0091341. Black/gray leather. Odo: 54,278 miles. Introduced in 1992 as replacement for the Testarossa. Same engine as earlier TR, but with 30 more horsepower and a 192 mph top speed. Momo steering wheel. good order but missing vacuum gauge, oil pressure gauge, and clock. Four-speed T-10 transmission. FM splitter for AM radio—remember those? “Go Package” includes handling package and Ram Air induction scoop, along with some other goodies. One of 1,632 produced in 1970. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $31,900. Some might say this was a screaming deal, but then again, these were not all that popular when introduced, and frankly not a whole lot has changed since then. Price paid was about right. 79 #320.1-1970 AMC AMX coupe. S/N AOM397X167398. Blue metallic & white/ black vinyl. Odo: 49,291 miles. 390-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Complete older restoration has been reasonably well maintained. Interior in S/N 100141031329. Yellow & cream/white tan vinyl. Odo: 87 miles. Factory fresh 6-passenger micro van. U.S.-legal frog eye headlights, inline water-cooled rear engine produces all of

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Barrett-Jackson Costa Mesa, CA #359.1-1959 BUICK INVICTA convert- ible. S/N 6F1081602. Black/white vinyl/red & white vinyl. Odo: 6,498 miles. 401-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Restored in 2006 and now in need of attention. Rear deck paint shows issues, of attention, as the new owner has a ride that few have seen. TOP 10 No. 6 #387-1957 CADILLAC ELDORADO Biarritz convertible. S/N 5762066567. Red/white vinyl/red & white leather. Odo: 67,578 miles. 365-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. An older restoration with single 4-bbl with “batwing” air cleaner rather than the optional dual SOLD AT $101,200. This seemed like a bunch of money for a Series 62 Cadillac that had been messed with. I don't understand why the Eldo trim stuff was added here, or why a buyer felt it was worth over $100k. Well sold. #327-1957 CHEVROLET BEL AIR 2-dr hard top. S/N VC57J174108. Matador Red/ India Ivory/red vinyl & black fabric. Odo: 36,443 miles. 283-ci V8, 2-bbl, auto. Recent restoration with body on frame. Lots of goodies including vacuum ashtray and Wonderbar radio. Also power brakes, compass, and dual exhaust. Presentable paint shows one noticeable blister on hood. One-piece California bumper. Correct date-coded glass, original and fit is off a bit. Fitted with power steering, power brakes, and power seats. Excellent top fit, attractive interior, engine bay clean and tidy. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $78,100. Only about 5,400 were made, with the Electra 225 slightly more popular. This was close to #1 money for a car that needed some attention—first order of business will be a trunk respray. There's not much room for an upside here, so the new owner might as well drive and enjoy it. #390.1-1942 BUICK SERIES 50 convert- ible. S/N 14329777. Burgundy/white fabric/ burgandy leather. Odo: 263 miles. Older restoration of a very stylish Buick convertible. Not top-of-the-line, but lots of flash with chrome trim and a leather interior. Steering wheel quads. Respray shows signs of age and use, brightwork looks acceptable. Very nice leather interior with lots of power stuff. New white top, fitted with a/c and parade boot. 1,800 manufactured, cost $7,286 when new. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $107,800. At the top of their game, these were pushing the $200k mark, but times have changed. In today's world, this was about right for an Eldo Biarritz that lacked dual carbs and could stand a bit of freshening. TOP 10 No. 7 #372-1959 CADILLAC SERIES 62 convertible. S/N 59F041790. White/ white vinyl/red & white leather. Odo: 21,056 miles. 390-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Paint to high standard with no glaring issues. Chrome invoice. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $66,000. An attractive coupe with a base-level engine. Was born in different livery according to the trim tag, and the paint blemish on the hood is a concern that needs to be addressed. Was it just a prep flaw, or was it the beginning stages of cancer? All in all, price paid was the going rate, considering all the unique options. TOP 10 No. 4 #333.2-1957 CHEVROLET BEL AIR convertible. S/N VC57N146591. Matador Red/white vinyl/red & silver vinyl. Odo: 2,651 miles. 283-ci fuel-injected V8, auto. Restored some years back, now with a few paint issues developing. Bubbles starting cracked and door handle loose, but very presentable with good paint and brightwork. One of 2,454 built prior to production being converted in support of the war effort. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $50,600. A fair price for a unique, well-restored Buick convertible. Will gets lots wires and Eldorado side trim added. Lots of power goodies including top, windows, and seats. Very nicely fitted leather interior, but top fit is off a bit on passenger's side. Cond: 2. to show on rear deck, large blemish on right fender. Very attractive interior and engine clean with no concerns noted. Fitted with power windows. The right colors. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $110,000. Last seen at Barrett-Jackson's Scottsdale sale in January '99, where it sold at $64,050 (SCM# 7720). The 283/250 adds about 20% to the value, and if it had a/c, the seller would have really had something here. Prices are off a bit for Tri-Fives, but this one sold at yesterday's money. Hope the new owner writes one more check and has the paint taken care of. 80 Sports Car Market

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217 Main Street, Gladstone, NJ 07934 Sales: 908-234-2055 • Service: 908-234-1755 • Storage: 908-234-2595 www.stableltd.com 1954 JAGUAR XK-120 ROADSTER. A fully restored and very correct late example of the series. Finished in Olde English white with correct black leather, top, side curtains and carpets--as original--and fitted with 16” chrome wire wheels. Beautiful and superb to drive! $88,000. 2005 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT COUPE. Very potent 552 horsepower, all wheel drive, 4-passenger with 6-speed automatic transmission. A local and untouched example in silver with black leather and polished dark walnut interior. Complete with all original manuals and tools and in asnew condition throughout. Just traded to us on a Continental convertible. 23,234 miles. $82,000. 1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 220S CABRIOLET. A 4-passenger 2-door convertible finished in very elegant black with dark red leather, black top and boot, dark red carriage lines and magnificent polished walnut facia and trim. Very original with 4-speed manual transmission, original Blaupunkt AM-FM radio, etc. Just traded to us on a 1953 300S roadster. Magnificent condition throughout. $120,000. 1955 FORD THUNDERBIRD. We purchased this from a Ford executive following a complete restoration. One owner since then. Beautiful and as original in Turquoise (body and hard top) with Turquoise and white interior and white convertible top. Rare to find a first year Bird with automatic transmission, power steering and brakes, electric windows and seats, original radio and wire wheel covers, etc. $38,000. 1967 JAGUAR XKE SERIES I COUPE. A California car until 1999, then brought East and sympathetically restored in original Opalescent SilverBlue/navy blue leather/chrome “knock-off” wire wheels with correct Dunlop SP Sports. Sold and serviced by us, this fabulous car is complete with all original manuals in original pouch, all original tools, both large and small, original AudioVox AM-FM radio, etc. 62,374 miles. $78,000. 1963 PEUGEOT 404 PININ FARINA CABRIOLET. One of our customers found this 25 years ago in St. Barts, fell in love, brought it home, had Hibernia Auto restorations do a full restoration and has used it summers only since that time. All restoration receipts are present. Magnificent in white with black leather and top, this is the rare coachbuilt convertible with fuel-injection and a 4-speed transmission. $55,000. 1919 CADILLAC TYPE 57 PHAETON. Full provenance since new with one local family ownership for @90 years. Fabulous and correct condition throughout, drives beautifully and needs absolutely nothing. Original V-8 engine (by number), 3-speed manual transmission, Waltham clock, twin rear-mounted spares, etc. Midnight blue and black body with black leather and top. 35,218 miles. $85,000. 2009 MERCEDES-BENZ C-63 AMG SPORT SEDAN. Very handsome, very, very fast and absolutely as new. 451 horsepower, 7-speed AMG “Speedshift Plus 7G-Tronic--with blipping function for immediate response. Black with Premium black leather, harmon/kardon surrond sound with GPS and enhanced voice control for telephone and navigation, bi-Xenons, 8-way sports seats, etc. One owner and perfect! Factory warranty. 9,714 miles. $57,900. 1929 PACKARD EIGHT “633” RUMBLESEAT ROADSTER. A local car since delivered new, fully restored by Hibernia Auto Restorations and driven 4,528 miles since. A National CCCA First Prize winner in fabulous and correct condition. Twin golf-bag doors, rumbleseat, side-mounted spares, Trippe Lamps, original and rare “Sliding Boy” mascot, spot light, grill guard , covered trunk, etc. A perfect tour car for any enthusiast. 84,848 miles. $115,000. 1957 FORDTHUNDERBIRD “E-BIRD.” Rare factory 2X4-barrel carburator car owned by one local family for 47 years and driven 4,792 miles since a full body-off-chassis restoration in 1988. 3-speed with overdrive, 2-tops, “Town and Country” radio, back-up lights, etc. White body and tops with red interior. Beautiful condition. $75,000. 1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SL COUPE/ROADSTER. Last year of production for the fabulous “Pagoda-roof” car. Beautiful China Blue aith navy blue interior and convertible top. Automatic transmission, power steering, power brakes, factory air conditioning, original Becker “Europa” AM-FM stereo, original owner's manual and tool kit. A gorgeous rust-free car which drives beautifully. 58,419 miiles. $48,000. 2000 BENTLEY ARNAGE RED LABEL SALOON. The top-of-the-line Bentley sedan in gorgeous Fireglow with Cotswold Beige hides/body-matching piping, body-matching carpets/leather-matching piping, individually mirrored Burl Walnut facia and cabin trim with matching veneered door panels and rear folding rear picnic trays, twin umbrellas, etc. Original window sticker, manuals, tools, showroom brochure, etc. 35,779 miles. $63,000. 1993 BENTLEY BROOKLANDS SALOON. We purchased this 100% original and magnificent car from its original owner, a true marque enthusiast who kept 1 Rolls-Royce and 1 Bentley at each of his two homes in California and New Jersey. We sold the car to a repeat customer in Dallas who drove the car @8,000 miles and traded it to us on another Bentley. Diamond Silver / Parchment leather piped black. Truly fine condition. 63,346 miles. $39,000. 1966 CORVETTE STING RAY 2-TOP ROADSTER. Sold new and kept in San Francisco for @40 years, then purchased from the estate of the 2nd owner by a family friend and repainted and releatherd then in beautiful and original Sunfire Yellow (body and hard top), black leather and whire convertible top. Original 327/350 engine, 4-speed manual transmission, tinted glass,etc with original Protect-o-plate and manuals. 60,435 miles. $65,000. 1967 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL 4-DOOR CONVERTIBLE. The “Kennedy Era” Continental was the last 4-door American production convertinle and 1967 was the final year. of production. We bought ours from its third owner and sold it locally in the 1990's. Driven @5,000 miles since then and maintained in excellent condition. White with beautiful original black leather, factory air conditioning, electric everything. 66,225 miles. $32,000. 43 GREAT CARS IN INVENTORY www.stableltd.com

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Barrett-Jackson Costa Mesa, CA #389.3-1967 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS 396 Pace Car convertible. S/N 124677N221419. Ermine White/white vinyl/ blue vinyl. Odo: 98,048 miles. 396-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Recent restoration to a high standard. One of 1,138 Camaros with the 375-hp L78 engine. Chevrolet built 4 Indy 500 Pace Car Camaros for the race and 100 lookalikes for officials, etc. One will need to play detective to make sure all is in order here. Cond: 2. have been a screaming deal, but today it was just well bought. With the sun and 427-ci 400-hp V8, 3x2-bbl, 4-sp. Original paint showing signs of age and use. Black stinger continues over hard top and down rear, and it appears to be the same age as the car, so was perhaps dealer applied. Stated to be numbers matching. Engine balanced and blueprinted, glass shows minor chips. Documented with tank sticker. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $67,100. Price paid was a bit light, considering the noquestions documentation. The older paint and odd black stripe may have been the problem, but that's easily corrected. A quality respray will be a wise investment here. #367-1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE stars in alignment, six figures are possible for a “perfect” example, but this was #2 money for a Corvette in close to #1 condition. SOLD AT $82,500. Price paid would be right for a documented L78 Pace Car, so I hope the buyer did his homework before raising that paddle. The 4-speed is a big plus and adds about 20% to the package. If all checks out, then this was well bought. TOP 10 No. 1 #370-1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE SS 454 LS6 convertible. S/N 136370L101956. Fathom Blue & white/white vinyl/white vinyl. Odo: 19,935. 454-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. LS6 engine with Muncie “Rock Crusher” M22 transmission. Recent frame-off restoration to exacting specifications. Fitted with functional Cowl Induction hood. Documented with build sheet, all numbers stated to match. Thought to be one of 18 built. SS package was a $503 option. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $253,000. A bunch of money for a Chevy, but this was no ordinary Chevy. The LS6 454 was the largest factory offering of the Mark IV big-block series, and this example featured an excellent restoration, as well as full documentation. A decent deal for both parties. #374-1961 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N 10867S105290. Ermine White & silver/white vinyl/red vinyl. Odo: 4,526 miles. 283-ci 270-hp V8, 2x4-bbl, 4-sp. Recent restoration to high standard, with less than 5,000 miles since completed. Optional Posi rear end. Attractive respray with panel fit that exceeds factory specs. Interior well fitted, minor issues with brightwork. A striking Corvette with desirable running gear. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $72,600. Two years ago this would 82 Goldline tires. Recent restoration with photo documentation. Panel fit to factory specs, very nice paint and brightwork. Correct engine block stamping. Unusual and attractive blue leather interior. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $82,500. CM watched this Corvette sell at the January 2010 Barrett-Jackson sale for $73,700 (CM# 158051). No miles had been covered since, but the seller was still able to make a quick profit on the deal, minus shipping and consignment fees. A market-correct price for a well-restored big-block. #369-1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N 194677S122738. Marina Blue & black/black vinyl. Odo: 37,562 miles. of age, with lack of luster and some visible cracks. Stinger paint application not typical of factory production, brightwork just OK. No glaring issues with interior. A quality respray would do wonders here. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $68,200. Average money for an average big block '67 Corvette coupe. Lots of upside here, as the aging paint is an issue that can be easily corrected. TOP 10 No. 5 #373-2001 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 1953 Custom convertible. S/N 1G1YY32G215104512. Blue/black vinyl/red & black leather. Odo: 14,820 miles. 5.7-L 345-hp fuel-injected V8, auto. The 125th of 178 produced as a modern version of the '53 Corvette. C1 nose and tail grafted into 2001 body. Unusual look, but with #389.1-1966 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N 194676S102909. Ermine White/white vinyl/blue leather. Odo: 58,692 miles. 427-ci 390-hp V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. A stated matching-numbers big-block Corvette with coupe. S/N 194377S113836. Goodwood Green & white/green vinyl. Odo: 35,696 miles. 427-ci 390-hp V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Restored in 1987 and in storage since 1990. Paint showing signs all the modern creature comforts, including a/c and head-up display. Complete with all books and records. Close to as-new condition. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $110,000. A 2001 Nomad version of the '53 Commemorative Edition sold at Mecum's St. Charles auction the same weekend for $54,590, so was this one worth twice that? Not in my book, but that's what makes an auction. The new owner had better get used to an- Sports Car Market

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1937 Cord Model 812 2 door Sport Phaeton. Super charged exhuast 288 cid V-8, Superb mechanical and cosmetic restoration, On display at The Henry Ford Museum in the late 1950's, Last collector/owner kept this car for 20 years. 2002 FERRARI 360 MODENA SPYDER. Silver Blue/Blue. F-1 Transmission. Excellent mechanical condition throughout. A superb example. 1967 Porsche 911 S. Proper alloys, 5 Speed, matching numbers, Proper Webers, rebuilt engine and cosmetic restoration mid 1980's. Outstanding cosmetic and mechanical condition for the knowledgeable enthusiast. 1960 Lancia Appia Zagato. This is one of 350 rare sought after alloy Zagato couples. Lancia's are well known for their outstanding engineering and superb quality contruction, this fully restored show quality machine is a joy to behold and an absolute pleasure to drive. it would be a milestone addtion to the astute collectors garage. WE ARE IMMEDIATE PURCHASERS OF ALL VINTAGE SPORTS, RACING AND GT CARS MOTOR CLASSIC & COMPETITION CORP. FERRARI AND VINTAGE RACING SPECIALISTS 868 868 North Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 • Phone 914-997-9133 Fax 914-997-9136 www.motorclassiccorp.com

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Barrett-Jackson Costa Mesa, CA swering a whole bunch of questions. #395-1972 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Custom convertible. S/N 1Z67K2S517035. Steel Cities Gray/black vinyl/black leather. 5.7-L 340-hp fuel-injected V8, 6-sp. Upgraded with aluminum LS1 engine and T56 6-speed transmission. C5 cold air induction with dual K&N filters. C5 steering wheel and seats. overdrive. Front disc brakes. Attractive paint was recently applied, brightwork and interior both show well. Looks stock until you pop Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $49,500. The Mod Squad was on the air from 1968 until 1973, so this was not the only car they used. Buyer paid a slight premium for the Mod Squad association, and now he can pretend he is a flower child and drive around muttering “groovy” and “solid.” I wonder where Peggy Lipton is today. TOP 10 No. 3 #389-1969 DODGE CHARGER R/T 2-dr hard top. S/N XS29J9B371825. Yellow/black vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: Modern gauges and Boyd Coddington wheels. Attractive paint has a number of issues, trim shows minor scratches. Must be a hoot to drive. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $27,500. I'm willing to bet the receipts on this “upgraded” '72 Corvette added up to a whole lot more than was bid here. It probably seemed like a good idea at the time, but you rarely get your money back on customs like this when it's time to move down the line. On the other hand, this is the way to buy a modified Corvette. #58.1-1958 CHEVROLET IMPALA 2-dr hard top. S/N F580130094. Onyx Black/gray, black, & red fabric. Odo: 147 miles. 348-ci V8, 3x2-bbl, auto. Recent restoration to an exceptional standard. Equipped with “rare undocumented Tri-Power.” Onyx Black respray striking, excellent brightwork, correct T-3 Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $25,300. Price paid was about right for a middle-of-the-road Rallye 2-dr hard top. Even with the one-of-one interior color, there's not much upside, so the new owner is advised to use and enjoy—and I doubt if he'll get hurt when it's time to move on. headlights, wonderful interior. Triple taillights were unique to the Impala. A strong presentation. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $77,000. Price paid was up there, considering the engine was “undocumented,” as stated by the seller himself. I just hope that as time goes on, subsequent sellers are as forthright. Regardless, the car will get a ton of attention when the new owner goes cruisin'. #349.2-1956 CHEVROLET NOMAD Custom wagon. S/N VC56K082589. Turquoise & white/turquoise & white fabric. Odo: 486 miles. 350-ci V8, 3x2-bbl, 5-sp. Mild custom treatment of desirable Nomad wagon. 350 V8 with dual quads added, along with Tremec 5-speed manual transmission with 84 Updated with '72 Dodge front clip. Showing signs of time and use. Two fender tags and broadcast sheet. Documented by Galen Govier. #371-1971 DODGE CHALLENGER convertible. S/N JH27H1B150399. Bronze metallic/tan vinyl. Odo: 72 miles. 340-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. “The Mod Squad” TV car. One of only 176 Challenger 340s produced. Ordered with full list of options including a/c, Rallye instruments, power steering, and power brakes. the hood. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $47,300. An unmolested Nomad in this condition would push $65k. Instead, someone spent a bunch of money on mods and lost a ton of cash in the process. What have we learned here? Probably a great driver, but when it comes to resale, originality is still king. #325.1-1973 DODGE CHALLENGER 2-dr hard top. S/N JH23H3B288371. Black/ blue vinyl. Odo: 78,275 miles. 340-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Stated to be unmolested, and the only black Challenger with blue guts, according to Galen Govier. Lots of goodies including a/c and A57 Rallye Package. Numbers matching. Documented with broadcast sheet. button on seat. Mild wear and tear due to use, but nothing serious. Miles stated to be original. Govier documentation. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $117,700. Just another example of how the Hemi market has cratered. A documented Charger R/T in a rare color for this price is a steal compared to yesterday's values, but this was just a fair deal in today's world. Timing is everything. #35-1955 FORD FAIRLANE Sunliner convertible. S/N U5LC181270. Goldenrod Yellow/black fabric/yellow & black vinyl. Odo: 8,095 miles. 272-ci V8, 2-bbl, auto. Older restoration getting a bit tired. Power top, radio, and Magic Air heater. Window trim pitted in several areas, minor paint nicks and touch-ups. 56,000 miles. 426-ci V8, 2x4-bbl, 4-sp. Older restoration with some use since. One of three yellow Hemis, and the only one with a 4-sp manual. Correct date-coded engine, dog dish wheel covers, 8-track tape player. Missing trim Bumble Bee livery sure to attract attention, both favorable and otherwise. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $33,000. Last seen at McCormick's Palm Springs sale in February 2010, where it was a no-sale at $34,000 (SCM# 159248). In October of 2009, it sold at Barrett-Jackson's Las Vegas sale for $35,750 (SCM# 148812). I think we are headed in the wrong direction here—considering fees and transportation, the seller will likely have a tough time breaking even. #338-1931 FORD MODEL AA postal de- livery truck. S/N WA982044858. Olive green & black/green vinyl. Odo: 1,170 miles. One of Sports Car Market

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Barrett-Jackson Costa Mesa, CA two heavy-duty trucks delivered to the Minneapolis Post Office. Restored to original specifications. Has 200 cubic feet of cargo/mail space in rear. Assigned a Washington state That is, if they have not been messed with. I can't say that here, and seller paid the price for his creativity. #327.2-1967 FORD MUSTANG GTA fast- VIN. One of 2,900 Model AA trucks built between 1928 and 1931. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $35,000. A well-restored mail truck, but what the heck do you do with it? One of two identical trucks offered at Bonhams' LeMay sale last September, where it failed to sell at $25,000 (SCM# 142608). The other sold at BarrettJackson's January 2010 sale for $55,000. Either this one was a bargain, or the buyer of the other truck overpaid. I'll go with the latter. #45.6-1966 FORD MUSTANG convert- ible. S/N 6F08C327080. Sahara Beige/tan Haartz cloth/tan vinyl. Odo: 97,237 miles. 289ci V8, 2-bbl, 3-sp. Respray in 2005 in a seldom seen color, but didn't include door jambs or under hood. Center console, GT wheels added. Receipts go back 30 years. Base-level V8. back. S/N 7R02S119168. Red & black/black leather. Odo: 229 miles. 390-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. GT with Cruise-O-Matic transmission. Recent Rose/black & white vinyl. Odo: 81,921 miles. 312-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Documented rotisserie restoration in May of 2005. Well-fitted black and white interior. Town and Country radio, white porthole hardtop. It “may have been Conway Twitty's.” Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $88,000. Offered shortly after its completed restoration at Kensington's Southampton sale in June '05, where it was a no-sale at $45,000 (SCM# 38565). Boy, we are talking E-code prices here, as $70k should be all the money. Unless it really was Conway Twitty's. TOP 10 No. 8 #62-1962 FORD THUNDERBIRD sports roadster. S/N 2Y85Z107568. Rangoon Red/white vinyl/black vinyl. restoration, limited use since. Very attractive paint and brightwork with good luster, dash autographed by Carroll Shelby. GTA package includes fog lights, front disc brakes, handling package, and badges. Documented with Marti report. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $44,000. Price paid was about right for an S-code Mustang with the GTA performance package. Value falls off in a hurry for examples in lesser condition, but as long as the new owner maintains this, he should be just fine. #398-1942 FORD SUPER DELUXE convertible. S/N 1GA77397. Light green/tan fabric/burgundy vinyl. Odo: 77,925 miles. Mostly original, but just looks tired. Paint has lost its luster and has numerous blemishes An attractive Mustang, but lacks many of the popular options. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $25,300. Top-down summer cruising for not a lot of money. This didn't offer much upside, but if the new owner simply maintains it, there won't be any downside either. Use and enjoy without worry. #40.2-1970 FORD MUSTANG Boss 302 Custom fastback. S/N 0F026131351. Bright yellow & black/black vinyl. Odo: 72,228 miles. 351-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Original 302 V8 was pulled and replaced with a 351 Cleveland racing engine and Shaker hood. Front spoiler, center console, tilt wheel, and Cragar racing wheels added. Still has original 4-speed with Hurst shifter. Attractive bold paint has been clear coated, correct hockey stripes. Brightwork shows a few minor scratches, interior in good order. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $36,300. These have been falling faster than Tiger Woods' popularity, but a decent example can still push $75k. 86 and touch-ups, chrome has lost depth and is scratched. Won an AACA First in 1984. One of 2,920 produced before everything converted to the war effort. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $38,500. I was surprised at the price paid here, as there was a ton of work to be done on this Ford. On the other hand, perhaps the new owner will just drive it, and who cares if it is a bit tattered? Still, to my eye, this was an expensive price. TOP 10 No. 9 #357.1-1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD convertible. S/N D7FH275816. Dusk Sports Car Market Odo: 79,197 miles. 390-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Older restoration with the Sports Roadster package, which includes Kelsey Hayes wires, passenger grab bar, and tonneau cover. Package was not designated in the VIN as it was in '63, so other documentation is required, as many have been made up. Desirable a/c. Deep and noticeable swirls in paint. Offered as donation for Loma Linda Children's Hospital. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $100,000. The price here was well beyond what decent Sport Roadsters have been selling for, but then again, you have to factor in the charity aspect of this sale. I'll take a guess and say this represented $60k for the T-bird and $40k for charity. TOP 10 No. 10 #382.1-1961 FORD THUNDERBIRD Custom roadster. S/N 1Y71Z114618. Chrome/plastic bubbles/red leather. Odo: 6 miles. 390-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Built by “Dino” Arnold and based on a '61 Thunderbird. Double bubble plastic top, flawless House

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Barrett-Jackson Costa Mesa, CA of Kolor chrome paint, lots of cool and unique custom touches. A striking custom known as “Thunderflite”. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $85,800. This was stated to have been appraised at near seven figures, but it was a long way from that when the bell rang. I'm sure the sellers were looking for more, and the result here was not from a lack of trying, as they worked the car for several days. Just another good example of how customs continue to be a tough sell. #348.1-1948 HUDSON COMMODORE convertible. S/N 484106764. Yellow/black canvas/red leather. Odo: 27,895 miles. Restored in 2003 to high standard and still shows well. convertible. S/N H147695. Black/black Haartz cloth/red leather. Odo: 87,222 miles. Quality restoration to correct and exacting standards. Normal issues with black paint, attractive red leather interior. Lower stainless scratched, paint blemish on right rear fender. Fitted with fog lights and correct winged hood ornament. New whitewall tires, hydraulic windows. Engine clean and appears correct. Cond: 2+. and trunk, paint with a few swirls and minor nicks. Bubble skirts, a/c, and power brakes fitted. Trunk fit off a bit. Very attractive interior. A subtle presentation. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $33,000. A very attractive Saturday night cruiser at a most reasonable price. The seller most likely had this much into the restoration and modifications. This is the way to buy a custom, if you're comfortable living someone else's ideas. #614.5-1958 NASH METROPOLITAN coupe. S/N E41373. Berkshire Green & Frost White/black & white vinyl. Odo: 1,837 miles. Recent respray loaded with orange peel—needs a wet sand and buff. Window and brightwork removed for painting. Equipped with larger Austin A50 engine. Original door Fitted with power windows, radio, heater, and overdrive. Attractive light yellow livery and red leather guts. AACA Sr. Minor signs of use, but has been well maintained since restoration. Thought to be one of just 65 Commodore convertibles built in 1948. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $85,800. Price paid was up there, but this Hudson was a rare example that had been properly restored. It's hard to claim the buyer overpaid. A fair deal all around. #56.1-1956 LINCOLN PREMIER 2-dr hard top. S/N 56LA11268L. Red/white/red & white vinyl. Odo: 27,605 miles. 368-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Restored about ten years ago and well maintained since. Body straight and solid but trunk fit off a bit. Has the Continental kit, so it's a whopping 22 feet from stem to stern. Power seats and windows, left window broken. Pitting on steering wheel. Overshadowed by introduction of the Mark II. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $67,000. These have been a bit soft of late, as reflected in the hammer price. This open CCCA Full Classic in very presentable condition was a fine purchase at the money paid. Should score in the 96-point area, and if the engine has been done properly, it'll make a fine touring car. Well bought. #326-1959 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL Mark IV convertible. S/N H9YC408020. Tan/ white canvas/tan leather. Odo: 68,858 miles. 430-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. A restored originalmiles Mark IV with unique retractable power rear glass window. Lots of power goodies, sills worn and scuffed, door handles pitted. In '58, this was an American Motors product sold by Rambler dealers. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $18,700. Had to do a double take to make sure this was not really a convertible, as that's the money it brought. It would have to have been the nicest one in the world and then some to justify what was spent here. Too late now, so the new owner might as well have some fun with it. Very well sold. including 6-way seats. Trim pitted, with leather interior showing minor wear. Parade boot. One of 2,195 made. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $44,000. A properly restored low-miles Continental for this kind of money is a buy no matter how you slice it. Could have sold for another $15k without a question. Now if it had a/c.... #322-1951 MERCURY Custom sport coupe. S/N 51SL48876M. Black/gray leather & cloth. Odo: 79,604 miles. 350-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. A mild custom with Chevrolet 350 V8 and automatic transmission. Smooth sides #360-1956 OLDSMOBILE 98 Starfire convertible. S/N 569L9662. Green & white/ white vinyl/green & white leather. Odo: 57,652 miles. 324-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. A very original car that's been touched up here and there. Jetaway HydraMatic transmission and spinners. Fitted with power steering, power SOLD AT $25,300. One could make a case that the price paid was a couple grand over market. More to the point, where the heck do you park it? It won't fit in most standard garages. Well sold. #346-1946 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL 88 windows, and power brakes. Issue with left rear window. Trim scratched and interior worn, newer top installed. One of 8,581 98 convert- Sports Car Market

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Barrett-Jackson Costa Mesa, CA ibles. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $68,200. I watched this fail to sell at McCormick's Palm Springs sale in November 2008, where the seller turned down $55,000 (SCM# 18918). Driven 198 miles since. I thought it was worth a bit more at the time, but I'm not sure it was worth $15k more. Well sold. TOP 10 No. 2 #354-1931 PACKARD 840 roadster. S/N 191260. Maroon/black fabric/ black leather . The last year for true roadsters, in the face of more desirable convertibles with roll-up windows. Updated with 9th Series V radiator and light bar, which was with Tri-Power, lowered suspension, and Offenhauser valve covers. No issues with older respray, decent brightwork throughout. Fitted with Continental kit, unique pearl white steering wheel, Strato-Flight transmission, speed alert buzzer, and tri-bar wheel covers. #351.2-1999 SHELBY SERIES 1 convertible. S/N 5CXSA1813XL000247. Centennial Silver & maroon/black leather. Odo: 4,275 miles. 4.0-L fuel-injected V8, 6-sp. Second-to-last of 249 built. Powered by Oldsmobile L47 Aurora V8 with C5 Corvette sixspeed manual. Carbon fiber body. Supercharger was an option, but not installed here. Fitted with a/c and offered by the dealer. Many other parts from other years fitted. Paint marginal with scratches and nicks. Lot of needs here. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $170,500. A bunch of money for a Packard that is close to being a bitsa. I'd suggest the '38 V12 Victoria as a much better buy, if a CCCA Packard is on your list. Finding correct instruments will be a task—and it won't be cheap. #626-1946 PACKARD CLIPPER Custom 4-dr sedan. S/N 16825260. Dark blue/silver/ dark blue vinyl. Odo: 6,367 miles. Converted to 4-wheel-drive... but why would you want to go off-road in a '46 Packard? Paint loaded with orange peel. Powered by 4.3-L Chevrolet V6. Fitted with modern dash, power brakes, power steering, and cruise control. Equipped with Vintage Air and AM/FM/CD. Cond: 3-. WARNING: Upgrading to SCM PLATINUM may cause your keyboard to sizzle. As an SCM PLATINUM member you will receive exclusive e-mails giving you near-instant auction results. SOLD AT $9,350. Talk about taking a bath. The seller must have had $25k-$30k in this, and he got spare change for his efforts. The conversion must have seemed like a good idea at the time. I just couldn't understand it. #343-1960 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE Custom convertible. S/N 860K6501. Maroon/ white vinyl/three-tone Morrokide. Odo: 64,949 miles. 400-ci V8, 3x2-bbl, auto. A mild custom 90 Sports Car Market Sign up today and start getting the inside information you need, sent so fast it may cause your computer to smoke like a two-stroke Saab! www.sportscarmarket.com Power windows and seats. Continental kit makes it about 20 feet long. Engine clean. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $44,000. Tri-Power adds about 20% to the value, but it needs to have been with car when it came off the line. I'm willing to bet this seller was not a happy camper, as a similar Bonnie realized $65k the week earlier at RM's San Diego sale. ABS disc brakes. Limited miles, in as-new condition. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $79,750. Original production Series 1's seem to range from $65k-100k, with low mileage and a supercharger under the hood making all the difference. B-J, however, recently sold one for $126,000, so there are exceptions (SCM# 156702). Price paid here was a bit light considering the limited use and excellent condition, so I'll call this well bought.©

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Classic & Sports Car Sales, Service and Restoration ASTON MARTIN DB4 SERIES 5 VANTAGE GT (1 OF 6 MANUFACTURED), 1963, Goodwood Green/Black, 10,000 miles since complete and documented restoration by Aston Martin Works Service. This extremely rare DB4 Series V Vantage GT is offered in outstanding fully serviced condition in every department, superb throughout. $P.O.A. ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE COUPE, 1981, Burnham Green/ Fawn, 27,000 miles-Two owners from new, 5-Speed manual, superb condition throughout, supplied with original build sheet, owner's manual, tools, factory jack large history file. $195,000.00 Aston Martin DB5 Coupe, 1965, Sage Green/Tan, Orig. LHD, Fully Restored, 5-speed ................................................ $P.O.A. Aston Martin V8 Coupe, 1977, Silver/Red, Restored-Serviced, 5-spd manual .............................................$84,500.00 Aston Martin Virage Volante Widebody,1993, Green/Tan/Tan top, 6k miles, Auto, Rare ..........................$137,500.00 Aston Martin DB7 Volante, 1997, Mendip Blue/Tan/Blue top, 32k miles, 5-spd manual ...............................$46,500.00 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante, 1988, Black/Tan/Black top, 32k miles, Auto ......................................................$139,000.00 Aston Martin Vanquish, 2003, Tungsten/Black, 16k miles, Works Service 6-spd manual! ......................................$117,500.00 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe, 2006, Yellow/Black, 9k miles, 6-spd, Many Custom Options ...............................$83,500.00 Buick Riviera, 1964, Burgundy/Black, Wildcat V8, 39k miles, Auto, Restored ..............................................$32,500.00 Chevrolet 5-Window Pick Up Resto Rod, 1954, Flat Black, Chopped-Channeled ........................................$49,500.00 Chevrolet Bel Air Rest-Rod, 1956, Silver/Black, Restored, 460 HP, over $100k invested ............................$69,500.00 Chevrolet Chevelle Super Sport, 1969, Red/Black, Restored, Retro-Mod ....................................................$39,500.00 Ferrari 512 BBi, 1982, Red/Boxer trim/Black, 25k km, Recent Major Service-Clutch ..............................................$129,500.00 Lotus Elise 190, 2009, Solar Yellow/Biscuit leather interior, 1k Miles, All Options .....................................................$49,500.00 BENTLEY S2 CONTINENTAL DHC BY PARK WARD, 1961, Windsor Green/Tan/Tan convertible top, believed 15,000 Original Miles, recent new paint, interior and top. Superb and well serviced condition throughout, complete with original owner's manual and tools. $178,500.00 FERRARI 288 GTO, 1985, Rosso Corsa/Black, 36k original km's, A/C, P/W, Fully serviced, detailed throughout ready for immediate road use or show. $640,000.00 Lotus Motorcars of Long Island FERRARI 246 GTS DINO, 1973, Rosso Corsa/Black, 39,000 miles, power windows, factory A/C. Recent repaint, interior re-trim, service, tires and stainless Tubi sport exhaust. This Dino has all of its original tools, tool roll, small pouch of hand tools, original owner's manual and pouch. $179,500.00 ALFA ROMEO TZ1 ZAGATO COUPE, 1963, Original Bottiglia Verde (Original Le Mans race livery), Restored, Exceptional race history, Current FIA Inspection-Paper and Confirmation of History. Le Mans, Nurburgring, Tour de France, Cevennes, The Tour de Corse history. $P.O.A. FOR OUR UP-TO-DATE INVENTORY & INFORMATION ABOUT OUR FACILITY & SERVICES VISIT US AT: www.autosportdesigns.com Lotus Elise SC 220, 2010, Artic Silver/Red, Many Options, New-Delivery Miles .........................................................$61,858.00 Lotus Elise SC 220, 2010, BRG/Red, Many Options, New-Delivery Miles ...................................................................$61,995.00 Lotus Exige S 240, 2010, Solar Yellow/Black, 6-spd, Many Options, Delivery miles-New ......................................... $70,850.00 Lotus Evora, 2010 Inventory — “2” Silver, “2” White, “3” Black, “1” Yellow, “1” Orange Please Contact us for Individual Factory Options. ............................................................................................................$MSRP Maserati Khamsin, 1977, Black/Red, 5-spd, European version, full service history $59,500.00 Porsche 356 Speedster, 1957, Ivory/Red/Black top, Previous PCA Concour Winner .............................................$169,500.00 Porsche 356B, 1961, 1600 Carrera GT, Silver, Restored, Exceptional, Prepped & Ready ............................................ $P.O.A. Porsche 356 C Coupe, 1965, Red/Black, original tool kit, jack, ready for road use or show .....................................$59,500.00 Porsche 911 2.0 Liter Coupe, 1966, White/Black, Exceptional throughout ................................................................$59,500.00 Porsche 911 ST, 1971, Extensive Race History with Brumos, Restored, Prepped & Ready ......................................... $P.O.A. Rolls Royce, 1988, Silver Spirit, Grey/Tan, 57k miles, Needs Nothing ......................................................................$29,750.00 203 WEST HILLS ROAD, HUNTINGTON STATION, NY 11746 USA, PHONE: +631-425-1555 FAX: +631-425-6185 FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL TOM PAPADOPOULOS OR SCOTT RUMBOLD 1966 275 GTB, s/n 8539. 500 miles on restoration. Phil Reilly engine, Ottis gearbox, Canepa paint, Hoyt detailing. Matching numbers. History from new. Books. $965,000 1968 330 GTC, s/n 11399. Platinum level restoration by Tony Nicosia. Late model example with all the factory improvements. Tools, books, documentation $279,500 1960 Ferrari 250 PF Coupe, s/n 1671GT. Restored matching numbers example. Super responsive mechanically. Hood scoop, disc brakes, O/D. $250,000 1973 DeTomaso Pantera, s/n 05427. Well preserved, very original two-owner European spec with 300 hp 351 Cleveland and chrome bumpers. 41,000 kms shown. $52,500 1973 PORSCHE 911 2.7 RS Lightweight M471, s/n 1437. Matching numbers. Correct equipment and detailing. Porsche documents to confi rm originality. $395,000 1971 LAMBORGHINI MIURA SV s/n 4866. Restored. Incredible presence. Ex-Rod Stewart. Inspection and service by Gary Bobilieff. Fully sorted. 37k miles. Factory A/C. $895,000

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Artcurial Le Mans, FRA Sports & GT at Le Mans Classic When the dust settled—literally—44 cars had changed hands for $8.2m, with a quite respectable 75% sell-through rate Company Artcurial Motors Date July 9, 2010 Location Le Mans, FRA Auctioneer Herve Poulain Automotive lots sold / offered 44/60 Sales rate 75% Sales total $15,708,623 High sale 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 sold at $1,052,454 Buyer's premium 15% on the first $120,000, 10% thereafter 1972 Lamborghini P400 Miura SV crosses the block Report and photos by Jérôme Hardy Market opinions in italics I n late April, Artcurial announced its all-new motorcar department. The newly-formed division, under director Matthieu Lamoure, pulled out all the stops for its first sale, held alongside this year's Le Mans Classic in early July. Artcurial's new team gathered 60 automobiles for this inaugural event, and altogether, the lots on offer added up to a total mid-estimate valuation of $10m (not including the César-painted McLaren F1, which had no pre-sale estimate published). Examples ranged from a 1929 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 convertible by James Young (Lot 151, a no sale at $181,250) to a 1989 Ferrari F40 (lot 156, a no sale at $250,000). By 4 pm on Friday, July 9th , the day before the Le Mans Classic races were to start, 400 enthusiasts (300 seated and 100 standing) gathered under the white tent in 110°F temperatures, just a few yards from the track. Global warming was at work in France this summer, and the country has yet to discover the charms of air conditioning (or even large fans). But, Artcurial was nice enough to distribute hundreds of bottles of water, in an effort to keep potential bidders alive and bidding inside the stuffy tent. The auction started with a very French Renault Alpine A110 1300VC offered at no reserve. It sold for a reasonable $37,054. The first applause was for a 1966 Aston-Martin DB6 that changed hands for $222,323, or $50,000 above its high estimate. Immediately following that, a 1967 rotisserie-restored Ferrari 275 GTB/4 sold for $1,052,454—a market 92 price, and the only million-dollar car at the venue. Another real war took place for the ownership of a beautiful 1930 Bentley 6½ Liter with non-original Le Mans coachwork. After a fourway bidding battle, it sold for $925,823, (English Profile, p. 50) which was a full $400,000 above the high estimate. The last surprise was the mint original 1969 Aston-Martin DBS with a stick that sold for $183,787, or nearly twice its high estimate. The star of the show came in the form of a 1994 McLaren GTR which had been painted by the artist César, who had gained celebrity in the '70s by making sculptures out of crushed cars. Offered last at 8:00 pm, it was no surprise to see it remain unsold at a bid of $2.2m, as a regular, street-version McLaren sold at RM's London sale in October 2008 for $4m (SCM# 118450). When the dust settled—literally—44 cars had changed hands for a very good 75% sell-through rate. Total revenue was $8.2m (80% of value offered, not including the McLaren), which was a solid achievement any way you look at it. And was a full three times more than Artcurial's $3m Paris auction in February, and, incidentally, just shy of the $8.3m Bonhams made at its Rétromobile auction in January of this year. All in all, it was a great start for the new department, which is clearly determined to become a major player in the European automotive auction scene. ♦ (The top ten sales for this auction are rated.) Sports Car Market

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Artcurial Le Mans, FRA ENGLISH TOP 10 No. 10 #128-1960 ASTON MARTIN DB4 coupe. S/N DB4219L. Eng. # 370353. Silver/red leather. Odo: 2,913 km. Not a show car, but a very nice driver in James Bond silver livery. Restored to good standards (but not frame-off) some years ago. Paint, chrome, and rubber all new. Interior original interior has the right patina. Engine bay spotless. With rare 5-speed. One of 857 built from 1967 to 1972. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $183,787. Bonhams sold a similar car for $139,725 in May '07 (SCM# 45703). A beautiful (and large) car, this sold for twice the mid-estimate. It easily deserved the $100k high estimate, but beyond that, there seemed to be a few contenders bidding up the price rather emotionally. Lucky seller. #119-1964 AUSTIN MINI COOPER S sedan. S/N CA297487769. Red & white/black cloth & vinyl. Odo: 11,110 km. In generally good condition for a car that's been extensively rallied. Set up with roll cage, Trip Master, no sound proofing, and no back seat. with redyed leather, new carpet, and typically gorgeous dash. Engine bay clean, mice have eaten ignition harness down to the core. History clear with few owners, all of whom have been French. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $222,323. Sale price was just shy of the $225k low estimate, but I'd call it market correct for condition. Well bought. #109-1966 ASTON MARTIN DB6 coupe. S/N DB62741L. Eng. # 4002723. Dark blue/ black leather. Odo: 84,062 km. Well maintained and partially restored over time. Recent high quality repaint, chrome redone on wavy bumpers, wheels excellent. All-original black interior with factory radio and good patina. Engine rebuilt in 2009, engine bay clean. Good 165/70R13 tires. Campaigned in 5 Monte Carlo Historics. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $34,831. Sold above the $31,250 high estimate, but a sound deal if all engine, brakes, suspension, gearbox, and structure check out fine. Expensive otherwise, as you can build a new one for this kind of money. TOP 10 No. 3 #134-1930 BENTLEY SPEED SIX Le Mans tourer. S/N SB2775. Eng. # NH2736S. Dark green/green leather. Odo: 28,442 miles. Originally a limousine, rebodied as a Le Mans racer in 1938 by Corsica. Recently restored to very high level, and still excellent with just light patina. Shiny paint, Rebuilt engine converted to unleaded, driverquality undercarriage. French history clear. one of 1,321 built from 1965-1969. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $222,323. A nice example of the family/ comfort-oriented DB6. At above the $150k high estimate, this sale price was slightly expensive. Well sold, but the buyer is probably also very pleased. #141-1969 ASTON MARTIN DBS Vantage coupe. S/N DBS5377L. Eng. # 4004221SVC. Silver/black leather. Odo: 79,865 km. A two-owner Swiss/French car, and a true time capsule. Mileage believed genuine. Entirely original and unrestored, but for new paint. Very well maintained inside and out. Paint, chrome, and body panels all good, panel fit excellent, interior neat, engine bay spotless. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $925,823. A comparable car went for $443k at Bonhams' Goodwood auction in June '07 (SCM #45875). This was a very nice example of the era's most powerful Bentley, (See English Profile, p.52) and it sold 50% over the $600k high estimate. Was it because there were 6 Bentleys from the '30s on the Le Mans racetrack? Whatever the reason, this was expensive for a car with no racing history whatsoever. TOP 10 No. 1 October 2010 #159-1995 MCLAREN F1 GTR Cesar Art Car coupe. S/N 005. Eng. # S703GTR. Art car/blue cloth. As an automobile, the F1GTR is considered the best street-legal sports car ever engineered—still better than most current production cars. As a race car, #005 has proven itself on tracks worldwide, from Le Mans '95 (with Auctioneer Poulain at the wheel) to Susuka '97. As an art object, it's one of the most famous creations by the late celebrity artist Cesar (who, mercifully, let it go uncrushed). As a collectible, it is today in excellent shape inside and out. One of 65 built. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $2,250,000. The star car, and offered last. It's no surprise the $2,250,000 bid wasn't taken, as the last F1 seen at auction brought $4m at RM London in October '08 (SCM# 118450). Even if the seller was simply feeling out the market here, it's OK with me, as the chance to get up close and personal with an F1 is rare. FRENCH #125-1971 ALPINE A110 1600 Group 4 Works coupe. S/N 17266. French Blue/black vinyl. Odo: 33,810 km. A super historic race car, ran hard and put away wet, then recommissioned as street-legal by the factory in 1972. Today, a mix of original ex-Works components including body, seats, and fuel tank, with some parts lost forever (including original Mignotet engine and tachometer). This is the car that won the last French Coupe des Alpes, with Darniche at the wheel (ahead of Vinatier, who was also driving an Alpine). One of 40 exWorks Group 4 1971 Alpines. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $177,858. Sold $10k below the $87k low estimate. Money paid here had more to do with the car's fantastic ex-Works history than its current condition. A good story to tell, and with pedigree eligibility just about everywhere. A fair deal. #143-1938 DELAHAYE 135M convert- ible. S/N 49278. Eng. # 926B84R. Burgundy & black/dark red leather. RHD. Odo: 35,097 km. Very attractive Chapron 4-seat coachwork on an efficient 135M chassis. Older restoration still shows well but now has several dings and nicks. Passenger's door sagging. Interior neat, with new red carpets. A French car from new with 3 owners. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $148,215. A better-than-average driver car with tons of style, opened or closed, in an attractive livery. 93

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Artcurial Le Mans, FRA 4-seat convertibles such as these were the standard of the era for Chapron, LeTourneur, and others, so this is not a rare body style. Still, it deserved the money. Well bought below the $150k low estimate. #122-1962 FACEL VEGA EXCELLENCE 4-dr sedan. S/N EX2C004. Black/beige leather. Odo: 1,886 km. 383-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Sold new to French consulate in Morocco, hence the burnt-out leather and baked rubber. Aging '80s repaint, but otherwise all original, unrestored, and shabby, in accordance with years of heavy use and minimal maintenance. Door sagging. A thorough detailing could help it to 3 rating, but for dead leather which original and fine. Original rubber looking dry. Interior original or was redone a long time ago, and shows good patina. Excellent dash. Fitted with one-off sunroof and Mercedes-Benz headlights in place of rare Megalux lights. One of 184, the last series of the big Facel. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $222,323. Gooding & Company sold a similar '63 Vega for $176,000 in Scottsdale in January '10 (SCM# 156868). This was a good-looking driver in a great color combination. Price went slightly above the high estimate, but no harm was done, given the car's originality, color, condition, and options. #139-1984 PEUGEOT 205 Turbo 16 coupe. S/N VF3741R76E5100184. Gray/gray leather & cloth. Odo: 3,612 km. A 200-hp midengine econobox, unmolested and kept close to factory spec (i.e., cheaply built). One 63. Numbers matching, history unknown. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $631,243. A touch above the estimated high of $625k, and market correct. The 300SL is a very usable collector car, and interest remains strong despite high production volume and relatively easy availability. TOP 10 No. 7 #116-1988 PORSCHE 959 coupe. S/N WPOZZZ95ZH8900064. Silver/ silver & white leather. Odo: 6,352 km. Sold new in France to an investor who held it for 10 years with 2,000 kilometers on the odometer. Shows 6,352 kilometers today, and of 200 road-certified Turbo 16s built for Group B registration. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $66,697. Most examples remain in good condition, as they were expensive new, and the street legal T16 was not, in fact, well-suited to racing. A fair deal. GERMAN has already been redyed many times. One of 153 Excellences built from 1958 to 1964, and one of just 8 second-series cars (with no panoramic windshield). Equipped with a/c. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $146,734. A car designed to drive French statesmen at 70 mph. Excellences are rare at auction, as their value is usually low. This one went 50% above the $106k high estimate, and for the money paid, I'd guess that you could find a far nicer example through the Facel French Club—and without much waiting. Well sold. #106-1962 FACEL VEGA HK2 coupe. S/N HK2A184. Eng. # TY8712207. Silver/ dark red leather. Odo: 49,639 km. 383-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Sold new in Germany, then traveled the world many times before coming back to France in 2004. Restored partially. Paint redone to good standard, panels OK, chrome Would be a good rally car. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $57,804. Prices are up for these M3 predecessors, and they are appearing at auction more often. Sold mid-estimate, and the price was right on the money. If the mechanicals check out, this was fairly bought. TOP 10 No. 5 #136-1962 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL roadster. S/N 19804210003070. Eng. # 1989820000025. Light blue/ black leather. Odo: 52,599 km. Restored to very high standards in Europe in 2005, and still with nothing to fault, except for lack of Rudge wheels and what some might consider to be too-shiny paint. Comes with all original parts, including removable hard top and fitted luggage. One of 1,856 roadsters built from 1957- 94 #104-1973 BMW 3.0 CSL coupe. S/N 2275047. Gray/black cloth. Odo: 52,451 km. New paint, new CSL graphics, and some new chrome. Otherwise 100% original. Body and mags OK, dash cracked and with wires messy underneath. No history or maintenance records. still like new, as is typical for these cars. Cost $225,000 when new in '87. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $289,859. A similar car in the same as-new condition recently sold at RM in Monaco for the same price (SCM# 162399), so this can safely be called the going rate for a low-mile 959. ITALIAN #154-1959 ABARTH 850 GS spider. S/N 100852075. Red/black vinyl. Odo: 19,806 km. Body straight, wavy bumpers rechromed. A 100% original car, save for the redone seats. Interior nice, with exquisite Abarth gauges and details. Engine bay and undercarriage clean. One of the last Allemano Abarth Spiders built in 850 configuration. Exported to Argentina. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $41,250. Sold mid-estimate, at half the price of the mint 750 which made $91,632 at Bonhams' 2010 Monaco auction (SCM# 161866). But, I'd still consider this expensive by my standards, as you can by a regular Fiat 850 Spider in perfect condition for $10k. #151-1929 ALFA ROMEO 6C 1750 Series III Turismo convertible. S/N 6C0412061. Eng. # 6c0412294. Mouse gray/black canvas/ Sports Car Market

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Artcurial Le Mans, FRA maroon leather. RHD. Odo: 3,027 km. A rare 6C 1750 with James Young coachwork. In the U.K. since delivered new in 1929, and now partially restored. Excellent chrome, panel fit Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,052,454. Sold at the $1m high estimate, and in line with the current market. This was a $1.5m car 3 years ago, and I think this price could look like a bargain in a few years. #107-1977 FERRARI 308 GT4 Dino coupe. S/N 12960. Black/beige leather & cloth. Odo: 49,625 km. A Euro-spec GT4, always in France. All original but for new paint, rebuilt mechanicals, some new rubber, with about $25k of recent invoices. Very clean good, new gray paint OK, driver-quality chassis. Interior shows heavy patina, with torn front seat that feels like it might be 100% original. Engine replaced with period-correct unit. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $181,250. The high estimate of $350k seemed low for a genuine 6C 1750 convertible with original James Young coachwork and abundant good patina. Not as sexy as the very clean Castagna 6C that sold for $759,920 at RM Monaco in May '10 (SCM# 162407), but still attractive. TOP 10 No. 9 #157-1957 FERRARI 250 GT TdF Replica coupe. S/N 0827GT. Eng. # 0827GT. Red/beige leather. Odo: 3,949 km. Aluminum coachwork built in the '90s and fitted to a matching-number, period-correct Boano chassis. Very well crafted inside and tailed. Many recent mechanical invoices. Not a show car, but something that will likely take you 1,000 miles without issues. Should be well sorted. History clear, between 4 French owners. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $94,858. Sold midestimate. In a conversation with the seller, this was described as a driver's car that had been maintained to be driven. As long as that's the new owner's purpose, he'll be fine. TOP 10 No. 8 #156-1989 FERRARI F40 coupe. S/N ZFFGJ34B0000080706. Red/red Sparco & cloth. Odo: 67,974 km. Has seen extensive track use. Nothing to fault outside, but interior is beat, with dead headliner and worn-out Sparco buckets. Mags clean and unmarked. Belts were changed in 2007, along inside and out. A nice-albeit-somber example of a fantastic driver. One of 2,826 built from 1974 to 1979. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $31,750. The GT4 market is starting to gain on the GTB, and deservedly so. (See Ferrari Profile, p. 42) Market correct for a great, drivable example in a color other than red. #140-1965 FERRARI 330 GT coupe. S/N 7011. Eng. # 7011. Dark gray/red leather. Odo: 27,746 km. Showing some age since a '90s-era frame-off restoration. Paint OK, chrome hazed, windshield cracked, curb rash on mags. Interior with “a few gears.” One of 1,315 built from 1987-1992, and a French car all its life. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $250,000. This car was used hard at one time, and it showed—67,000 is a lot of kilometers on an F40. High mileage and risky mechanicals justified the light bid. If I were the seller, I would have let her go. #114-1967 LAMBORGHINI 400GT coupe. S/N 1096. Eng. # 1028. Blue/tobacco leather. Odo: 12,779 km. Same French owner since 1992, earlier history unknown. Exterior restored in 1993 to medium standard, interior original and showing a nice patina. Fitted with out, with high attention to detail. Cracked windshield will need to be replaced. An attractive replica. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $225,000. Restoring the original Boano would have been a better investment, as value for this is now approaching the $500k mark. But it's a thin market for replicas, and no one was interested in this fakey-doo. TOP 10 No. 2 BEST BUY #115-1967 FERRARI 275 GTB/4 coupe. S/N 10427. Eng. # 10427. Silver/black leather. Odo: 13,072 km. Recent frame-off total restoration to the highest standards in Europe, and fully documented. Engine, transmission, and brakes all rebuilt. Interior redone perfectly and correctly. Very close to true show condition. One of 330 GTB/4s. History clear. very nice with nothing to fault. Engine bay and undercarriage clean. One of 1,080 built. French history clear. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $109,680. Not as pretty as 250 GTE, but with more space and power. A fair deal for a good quad-light example in a pleasing color combination. #135-1968 FERRARI 365 GT 2+2 coupe. S/N 11255. Eng. # 11255. Blue/beige leather. Odo: 80,735 km. Partially restored over time. Wears a 2-year-old repaint of average quality. Panels OK, chrome partially redone, bezels pitted, mags very good. Original interior leather has been redyed too many times and is now ugly, plastic side mirror. Engine bay clean. One of just 244 built (compared with 1,000 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2s). Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $214,912. A driver with some needs. Well sold at more than $25k above the $175k high estimate. A perfect example sold at Gooding's Pebble Beach auction in August '09 for $319,000 (SCM# 141236), but it will take more than $100k to get this one to that level. #112-1989 LAMBORGHINI COUNTACH 25th Anniversary coupe. S/N ZA9C005AOKLA12570. Red/black leather. cracking badly. Dash wavy, engine bay undeOctober 2010 95

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Artcurial Le Mans, FRA Odo: 3,209 km. Documented 3,209 kilometers on the clock between two owners. As-new inside and out, with nothing to fault. 6-carb European spec. One of 655 25th Anniversary cars built, out of a total 2,042 Countaches built from 1974-1990. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $140,804. Purists may lament the smoothly restyled Anniversary Countach, but improvements to the performance, ride, and interior more than made up for it. Sold at the top of the estimate and deservedly so, given its immaculate condition and low miles. Market correct. TOP 10 No. 4 #110-1972 LAMBORGHINI MIURA SV coupe. S/N 5104. Eng. # 30752. Rosso Granada/cream leather. Odo: 6,130 km. The 6th-to-last Miura built and one of 148 SVs. Originally sold to Guatemala, then returned to Europe with a few thousand miles on the odometer in 1990. 100% original, except for '90s repaint in original Rosso Granada. black. With a/c, Becker radio, 4.7L engine, and rare sunroof. One of 1,136. Cond: 2. SOLD AT #146-1930 PACKARD 745 roadster. S/N 181902. Dark red/beige canvas/dark red leather. Coachwork by LeBaron. Restored $44,465. Sold above the $43k high estimate. For a clean, original, summertime driver that can only go up in value, this was market correct. #138-1975 MASERATI KHAMSIN coupe. S/N AM120188. Gray/red leather. Odo: 39,504 km. A nut-and-bolt restoration done to the highest level and not used since. Nothing to fault, with evident attention paid to details. Striking gray and red color combination, engine bay well detailed. One of 421 built from inside and out to high standards in 1989. Has accumulated some light patina, but still shows well. Nothing to fault but missing stripes and the all-red livery—a contrasting leather color might look better. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $145,251. A similar '31 Packard 840 went for $189k at Branson's Spring auction in April '09 (SCM# 120111). This was classy, sure, but it wasn't as flashy as a 1930 Packard roadster should be. Sold at the $150k high estimate for a slightly good deal, compared with current North American prices. ♦ 6,130 kilometers certified correct, but condition is far from new. Feels like a 30,000 km car, at least. With a/c and Autovox radio. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $855,473. I couldn't shake the feeling that this car had driven more than 6,130 kilometers over its lifetime—including 529 km added between catalog shoot (5,601 km shown) and auction (6,130 km on the day). Therefore, unless a stack of documentation turns up dating back to day one, I'd call this well sold. TOP 10 No. 6 #153-1964 MASERATI 5000 GT coupe. S/N AM103058. Eng. # 058. Blue/black leather. Odo: 7,968 km. 100% original and complete. Repainted and mechanically refreshed in the 1990s, now borderline shabby inside and out. Bumpy rechromed bumpers, cracked bezels, glass OK. 1974 to 1980. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $91,894. A great example of an unloved automobile. This was expensive for a Khamsin, although the sale price was less than the money spent on restoration. But you can't drive it without depreciation, and as an investment, these have shown no upside in recent years. If money was no object and the buyer's childhood dream was driving a perfect Khamsin, this was well bought. AMERICAN #121-1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE coupe. S/N 194675S109689. Olive green & white/black cloth. 427-ci 650-hp V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. A pure race car. Winner of the 2007 European Championship CER. Constructed by Atlantic Racing, with no concessions made for cost or time. Perfectly detailed and in mint Interior worn, seats cracked. One of last 5000 GTs built (of just 32 total), with 5-speed and fuel injection. History clear. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $320,813. A rare, powerful, and beautiful automobile with a ton of needs. If it were in 1condition, I would think a “regular” Allemano like this one, with no exceptional history, might fetch $450k. Would $130k be enough to take this one to 1-? Barely. A fair deal. #155-1972 MASERATI INDY coupe. S/N AM110491586. Red/beige leather. Odo: 4,972 km. Partially restored, with thick paint showing some orange peel. Passenger's door fit imperfect. Original interior except for new carpets. Engine bay undetailed, undercoating heavy and 96 condition (for a race car). Engine bay spotless. “The fastest Corvette in Europe,” and the beast of the venue. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $106,250. Offered at the right place, ostensibly, as this was a contender at the 2009 Le Mans Classic. And still, no one wanted to raise a paddle. Sports Car Market www.sportscarmarket.com Join the other 150,000 gearheads like you that visit EVERY MONTH

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RM Auctions San Diego, CA Classic Muscle & Modern Performance Some of the rarest of the rare were here, including a 1969 Corvette L88 coupe that had only 2,265 miles on the clock that brought $402k Company RM Auctions Date June 19, 2010 Location San Diego, CA Auctioneer Brent Earlywine Automotive lots sold / offered 102/102 Sales rate 100% Sales total $6,890,400 High sale 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Coupe, sold at $401,500 Buyer's premium 10%, included in sold prices 1969 Corvette L88 coupe, high sale Report and photos by Carl Bomstead Market opinions in italics Classic Muscle & Modern Performance auction, offered 102 exceptional examples, all presented at no reserve. The majority of the cars were from the collection of Glen Konkle, P who has spent the past 25 years collecting the best of the best. Other exceptional examples were consigned by Corvette Mike and Jim Wangers, the “Godfather of the GTO,” among others. If there was one consistency, it was the fact that all were special examples of the muscle car era, and all were in near stellar condition. In addition, a number of low-mileage performance cars from the late 1990s and mid-2000s were presented from the Konkle collection. Six BMW X5s, a trio of 750is and a couple of Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMGs were among the assortment that crossed the block. Many had less than 100 miles on the odometer, and many sold for just slightly below their original list price. Some of the rarest of the rare were here, including a 1969 Corvette L88 coupe that had only 2,265 miles on the clock. It was the only L88 produced in Monza Red with Saddle leather interior, and it was the highwater mark for the auction, selling at $401,500. Another '69 L88 was offered as well, which had been raced under the name “Automatically Yours” in period due to its Turbo 400 automatic. It was one of just 17 98 ower and performance were the bywords of the ‘60s, and the race between Pontiac, Chevrolet, Oldsmobile, Ford, and Dodge to capture the imagination and buying dollars of those hooked on speed led to the exciting muscle cars of that era. RM, at its so equipped, and with both a good history and good overall condition, it brought $211,750. A 1970 Chevelle SS LS6 that was one of about 18 convertibles produced realized $231,000. Considering that it was properly restored and presented with two original build sheets, it was an exceptional buy. Two Ford Mustang Boss 429s were offered, both in Grabber Orange and both with full documentation. The '69 realized $181,500 and the '70 $156,750. Considering the rarity and quality of both restorations, they both sold for well under what they would have realized at the height of the most recent muscle car boom. I wish I'd been a bit quicker when a delightful 1969 Pontiac Firebird 400 convertible with a/c and a power top crossed the block. Finished in Carousel Red with a white interior, it had been restored to perfection and was finished with Rally II wheels and Ram Air III induction. At $49,500 it was well bought indeed, and it would have been the perfect birthday gift for my spouse, as slight consolation for all the car events she ends up accompanying me to. RM presented the auction as an offering of 35,000 horsepower, and when the last of the ground-pounding muscle cars crossed the block, close to $7m had changed hands. Not a bad, and it gave good reason for those that question the future of the muscle car market to reevaluate their position. © (The top ten sales for this auction are rated.) Sports Car Market

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ENGLISH #200-1981 ROLLS-ROYCE CORNICHE cabriolet. S/N SCAYD42A02359. Dark blue/ black fabric/tan leather. Odo: 69,253 miles. One of the more attractive R-R body styles, well maintained, and in left-hand drive. Paint blemishes on hood, leather interior in good the depreciation curve, selling for well above the pre-auction estimate. AMERICAN #130-1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO condition but a bit dingy. Carpets dirty, excellent wood trim. Fitted with aftermarket stereo. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $37,400. This is certain to get you the front row parking spot at your favorite restaurant, but at a price. I had this one pegged at $30k, but sale price went more than $2k above the $35k high estimate. Hope all is well under the hood, as work there gets expensive quickly. GERMAN #155-2003 BMW X5 suv. S/N 5UXFB93563LN81151. Titanium Silver/black leather. Odo: 64 miles. As new, with delivery miles only. With wood trim, power moonroof, rear heated seats, rain sensor, rear side airbags, and navigation system. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $44,000. Not sure if you'd consider taking this SUV off-road, but on pavement, BMW's AMG Interior as new, equipped with center console gauges and rosewood wheel. Engine clean with all the correct markings. Protect-O-Plate and copy of dealer sticker included. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $63,250. 1969s can push the six figure barrier and are generally worth about twice that of their '70s counterparts; this '69 went for 1970 money. Add in the low miles and quality restoration, and this was was solidly well bought. #159-1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO fighter is rated to do 0-60 in 6.2 seconds. Instant collectible? Several as-new X5s sold here for just a touch under their original MSRPs, and although that represented a shattering of the $30k pre-auction high estimate here, it didn't really amount to a profit for the seller. AMG #156-2004 MERCEDES-BENZ SL55 convertible. S/N WDBSK74F34F075156. Pewter/black leather. Odo: 531 miles. An as-new example of what was, for a time, the world's fastest automatic. With AMG package and GPS, 5-spoke wheels, and drilled rotors. Still looks as it did when it left the dealer's showroom. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $60,500. One of the many mid-2000 performance cars snatched up by a wave of collectors and hardly driven. This one was perfectly maintained and managed to counter 99 suspension, dual exhaust, and special trim. Miles indicated thought to be original. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $56,100. The legacy of the SCCA Trans-Am championships lends special credibility to '69 Camaros, which sell for a huge premium over the '70s. Lacking the RS package, this was still soft money, and another $10k Z/28 coupe. S/N 124379N632023. LeMans Blue & white/black vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 49,454 miles. 302-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Older restoration still shows well. Paint and brightwork aging but presentable. Engine highly detailed with correct stamps and chalk markings. Features for the Z/28 upgrade included 302-ci V8, 4-speed manual, special Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $44,000. The L34/360-hp was the middle configuration of the 396-ci package, with hotter cam and Holley carb. The 4-speed was another plus here. A few years back this could have sold for twice what it went for here, but the muscle car market has “readjusted” in a major way. As the cost of restoration alone most likely exceeded the price paid, this was an excellent buy. #115-1967 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE Malibu SS 396 2-dr hard top. S/N 138177A171803. Tuxedo Black/black vinyl. Odo: 32,539 miles. 396-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. An older restoration that has been well maintained. Very nice paint, minor scratches on bumper, engine a bit dingy. Equipped with dealer-installed L78 engine that was ordered on just 612 Sports Car Market Z/28 coupe. S/N 124379N624620. Hugger Orange & black/black vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 30,165 miles. 302-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Quality restoration of a numbers-matching Z/28 with documented low miles. Repaint to high standard, looking flawless, minor brightwork issue. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $29,700. A lot of performance for not a lot of money. As with any recreation, a number of questions were raised. Chiefly for this one: What the heck do you do with it? How about racin' for pinks on Saturday night? Bet you'd win. #147-1966 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE Malibu SS 396 2-dr hard top. S/N 138176Z115694. Marina Blue/ivory vinyl. Odo: 58,112 miles. 396-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Restored a few years back to a high standard, still holding up well. Excellent panel fit and paintwork, minor scratches on trim. Lots of good options, including a/c, power windows, power driver's seat, center console, and tachometer. With 4-speed Muncie transmission. or so would not have been unreasonable. Well bought. #191-1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE Baldwin Motion Replica 2-dr hard top. S/N 136370A176172. Blue & white/white vinyl/ black vinyl. 454-ci V8, 3-bbl, auto. Recreation of a Baldwin Chevrolet drag strip-ready Chevelle, upgraded by Motion Performance with unusual three-barrel Holley. Rated at 700 horsepower and guaranteed in writing—literally—to do the 1/4 mile in 11.5 seconds. Good paint and brightwork, new interior well fitted. Engine clean. Has all the correct badges.

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RM Auctions San Diego, CA examples, and desirable 4-speed, center console, Posi, and front disc brakes. Lacking a/c. Original sales invoice included. Cond: 2. vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 6,163 miles. 427-ci 435-hp V8, 3x2-bbl, 4-sp. Complete documentation includes shipping and sales invoices and Protect-O-Plate. Bloomington Gold Survivor, miles documented from new. Slight blemish on better times, it should be worth a bunch more, so perhaps the new owner, with some patience, will come out on top. Time will tell. SOLD AT $46,200. If the new owner finds the 375 horses under his hood surprisingly robust, it's probably because the L78 was the very same engine rated at 425 hp when installed on the '65 Corvette. Price paid was well under the money, but the market is not what it once was for these ground pounders. Still well bought. #117-1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE SS 396 convertible. S/N 136670K111744. Hugger Orange & white/white vinyl/white vinyl. Odo: 39,738 miles. 396-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Older frame-off restoration shows a little age but looks good overall. Paint cracked on hood and has a few other minor blemishes. Bumpers scratched, Cowl Induction hood TOP 10 No. 5 #163-1969 CHEVROLET CORVETTE “Automatically Yours” L88 coupe. S/N 194379S710256. Riverside Gold/black vinyl. Odo: 21,127 miles. 427-ci 430-hp V8, 4-bbl, auto. One of only 116 L88s produced for 1969, and of those, one of 17 with the M40 TH400 automatic transmission. Drag raced when new. Quality restoration with excellent paint but uneven door fit. Bloomington Gold certified. Interior shows little wear, engine bay spotless. A unique and rear bumper, door handle slightly pitted. An amazing original example in exceptional condition. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $231,000. This was easily one of the best untouched, low-mileage big-block '69 Corvettes out there, so how much is too much to have it in your garage? Expensive, yes, but as CM reporters are prone to say, go find another just like it for less. Well bought at a fair price. #192-1970 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N 194670S401889. Marlboro Maroon/black vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 26,030 miles. 350-ci 370-hp V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. A mostly original LT1 convertible with matching numbers. Bits of resprayed paint not done to fitted. Engine bay spotless, trunk dingy. With optional AM/FM, a/c, cruise control, and power everything. RPO Z25 SS package was a $445 option. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $88,000. This one had all the right options, and the price paid was in line, considering the SS 396 package and condition. I just always get a little concerned when I see these with no documentation offered. A little paintwork will go a long way here. TOP 10 No. 2 #121-1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE SS 454 LS6 convertible. S/N 136670B152004. Cranberry Red & black/black vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 49,618 miles. 454-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Thought to be one of just 18 LS6 convertibles produced, and perhaps the only red/black example. Restored about 10 years ago but still shows well with little to fault. Equipped with M40 Turbo Hydra-Matic 400 automatic transmission as well as power steering, brakes, top, and windows. With hood pins holding down the Cowl Induction hood. Original build sheet and Protect-O-Plate included. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $231,000. The King of Chevelles with full documentation. How much is a muscle car like this worth? On this particular June day, it was well below the $350k-$400k pre-sale estimates. In 100 427-ci 435-hp V8, 3x2-bbl, 4-sp. Won its class at Meadow Brook in 2003. Earlier Bloomington Gold and NCRS Top Flight. Maintained in show-ready condition, although white vinyl seats are a bit dingy. Original knockoffs a big plus. Reproduction interior properly installed. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $214,500. Expensive, yes, but worth every penny, as this was the right color, had the right documentation, and was fitted with the right engine. A superb example, and a rock solid Corvette investment. TOP 10 No. 3 #119-1969 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N 194679S708449. Cortez Silver/black signs of use. Fitted with teak wheel, 4.11 Posi, F40 suspension, knockoffs, and side exhaust. Older restoration is still very presentable. Sports Car Market striking L88 with known history from new. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $211,750. Last seen at Mecum's Elkhart Lake auction in June ‘99, where it realized $60,375 (CM# 20987). Driven 106 miles since. It was stated to have been well bought at that time, and boy was that right. In today's market, it was again well bought, as another $50k would not have been a problem. TOP 10 No. 4 #126-1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N 194677S106632. Marina Blue & white/ white vinyl/white vinyl. Odo: 38,511 miles. the highest standard. Black vinyl hard top and optional PO2 wheel covers, engine dingy. Documentation includes tank sticker and Protect-O-Plate. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $39,050. Price paid for this well-documented low-mileage example was under the money by almost ten grand. This is money in the bank, as these are becoming more collectible. Well bought at well under the $60k-$80k estimate range. #108-1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE coupe. S/N 194375S116529. Rally Red/white leather. Odo: 37,899 miles. 327-ci 375-hp fuelinjected V8, 4-sp. One of 771 examples fitted with L84 fuel injection in 1965. White leather interior stated to be brand new but showing

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RM Auctions San Diego, CA Cond: 2. SOLD AT $58,300. These can easily push six figures, so finding one in this condition with these options for the price paid is unusual. Very well bought indeed. #113-1966 CHEVROLET CORVETTE coupe. S/N 194376S111881. Nassau Blue/ white vinyl. Odo: 1,693 miles. 427-cc 425-hp V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Originally bought as a spoiled kid's 16th birthday present. Drag raced for a few years, so low miles were added a quarter mile at a time. All the goodies include 3.55:1 Posi, AM/FM radio, power windows, and power brakes. Restoration completed some years back. Carpets worn, driver's door fit a bit high, paint shows a few minor imperfections. Original invoice and window sticker. Cond: 2. 3x2-bbl, auto. Recent respray to marginal standard, sanding marks on hood and firewall not resprayed. Brightwork acceptable, body straight with uniform seams, excellent interior. Engine bay spotless, with desirable Super Turbo-Thrust engine and Turboglide automatic transmission. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $62,700. 1958 happens to be my favorite year of Chevrolet's premier full-size car, even if the “tri-fives” are generally more coveted. Either way, this was very well bought, as it could have easily brought another $10k or so, considering the engine option. TOP 10 No. 7 SOLD AT $79,750. This sold a bit on the low side, but then again, what you do with it? The uniqueness is in the original and documented 1,693 miles, so driving it does not really make financial sense. I'd have a hard time resisting at least a couple trips around the block to see what it can do. TOP 10 No. 1 #151-1969 CHEVROLET CORVETTE L88 coupe. S/N 194379S736298. Monza Red/tan leather. Odo: 2,252 miles. 427-ci 430-hp V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. One of 116 produced, and the only one in Monza Red with tan leather interior. Compete with documentation and Protect-OPlate. Bloomington Gold, NCRS Top Flight #141-2005 FORD GT coupe. S/N 1FAFP90S15Y400627. Red & white/ black leather. Odo: 137 miles. 5.4-L supercharged V8, 6-sp. One of only 4,000 produced. With just 137 miles on the clock, an asnew car all around. Optioned with lots of power features and a/c. 0-60 in 3.6 seconds. You would've paid $16,000 for the optional Brembo brakes, forged aluminum wheels, McIntosh stereo, and racing stripe. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $162,250. These were selling, with dealer markup, for upwards of $180k when introduced in 2005. They have held their value a bit better than many supercars, which is to say, they've depreciated less. Hope it was worth $20k to look at it for five years. and Gold Spinner Triple Crown. Restored to perfection after a drag race career. The ultimate showroom-sold performance Corvette. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $401,500. Last seen at Mecum's St Charles sale in October '07, where it realized $466,250 (CM# 47020) Three years and 5 miles later, there's a loss of $65k, which is a reflection of the state of the current market. Well bought both then and now if you want the ultimate in your collection. #187-1958 CHEVROLET IMPALA convertible. S/N F58F153302. Light blue/blue vinyl/tri tone. Odo: 39,775 miles. 348-ci V8, 102 TOP 10 No. BEST BUY #140-1969 FORD MUSTANG Boss 429 fastback. S/N 9F02Z164791. Dark red/black vinyl. Odo: 28,169 miles. 429-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Fitted with the 429-ci engine developed for NASCAR—one of 859 built by Kar Kraft to meet production minimum for racing eligibility. Recent restoration done to very high standards, with outstanding paint and body work. Engine spotless with all stampings and markings. With power steering and brakes, front spoiler, and Magnum 500 wheels. Complete documentation. This is example #1447. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $181,500. An and well maintained since. Striking paint, panel fit excellent, interior as new. Engine well detailed with correct chalk markings and emissions equipment. One of just 499 built in '70, and with complete documentation. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $156,750. Both 429s here fell through the cracks and went for absolute bargain prices. To find one of these in such stunning condition is rare, and the full documentation was like icing on the icing on the cake. Quite a lot of green left on the table here. (See American Profile, p. 42) #103-1966 FORD MUSTANG convert- ible. S/N 6T08K191422. Arcadian Blue/white vinyl/blue vinyl. 289-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. K-code Hi-Po engine with GT equipment group and 4-speed manual. Pony interior in good shape, outstanding example of a rare and desirable Boss 429 which just a few years back would've brought $300k+ without raising an eyebrow. Even in the new world, this price was well under the money, so I'd call this a home run for the new owner. (See American profile on p.62) TOP 10 No. 8 #131-1970 FORD MUSTANG Boss 429 fastback. S/N 0F02Z120982. Grabber Orange/black vinyl. Odo: 35,335 miles. 429-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Kar Kraft #2272, bookend to Lot 140, the '69 429, although the '70 has a gloss black hood scoop. An older restoration done to high standards, including Rally Pac tach and clock. Engine highly detailed with all the proper markings. Sports Car Market

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RM Auctions San Diego, CA Dual red band tires, as standard. Aftermarket door tag, but fender stamping is correct; lacks documentation on all the other goodies. An attractive and well restored K-code. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $50,600. Average money for a K-code convertible, and this was a stronger car. A Marti report for documentation would have been a wise investment, assuming all was in order. #160-1966 FORD MUSTANG fastback. S/N 6R09K110349. Red/parchment vinyl. Odo: 52,808 miles. 289-ci V8, 3x2-bbl, 4-sp. Older restoration shows signs of age and use. Car is now an attractive ten-footer. Paint lackluster and brightwork scratched. Loose window rubbers. A documented K-code car with aftermarket triple-carb conversion. Fitted with GT package, Pony interior, and Rally-Pac gauges. Cond: 2. 4-sp. Older restoration that has worn into very nice driver condition. Paint presentable, but with swirls, aging marks, and a few scratches in brightwork. Engine clean and complete with 455-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Restored in early 2000. Very well maintained with excellent fit and finish, interior side panel simulated wood poorly applied. With rare 4-sp manual, W25 Force Air induction system, Super Stock I wheels, power windows, power brakes, power steering, and power top. No a/c. One of just 1,304 convertibles produced in 1971. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $49,500. On such a strong car, the poor interior finish really stood out, and it would be well worth the money to have it professionally reinstalled. Price paid was up there for a non-W-30 442, but no harm done. Use and maintain. #124-1972 OLDSMOBILE 442 convert- windshield washer bottle. Looks like a gentleman's hot rod. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $35,750. “442” referred to the 4-barrel carb, 4-speed manual, and dual exhaust. This was moderate money for a restoration that was showing its age. It would not take a lot to bring it up a notch, so I'll call this one fair all around with potential upside for the buyer. #170-1970 OLDSMOBILE 442 convert- ible. S/N 344670Z111479. Twilight Blue/white vinyl/blue vinyl. Odo: 98,023 miles. 455-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Well-equipped older restoration, and one of just 2,933 convertibles for 1970. Exterior not bad, interior showing age, door panels very worn. With optional a/c, power SOLD AT $51,700. This was strong money for a modified K-code with more goodies than documentation. I would opt for a cosmetic upgrade and correct 4-bbl carb for the engine, but at this price someone clearly liked it just the way it was. #196-1967 FORD MUSTANG fastback. S/N 7R02S160030. Raven Black/black vinyl. Odo: 86,396 miles. 390-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. steering, brakes, and top. Has M40 TurboHydramatic 400 automatic transmission with floor shifter. Includes original sales invoice. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $41,800. An attractive 442 at an attractive price. A 4-sp transmission would have been a plus, but with a/c this was a good value. The new owner should buy some new door panels and drive the wheels off it. #137-1971 OLDSMOBILE 442 convert- Right rear fender scratched, several blemishes in paint finish. Well-fitted black interior. Engine clean, no noticeable issues. With optional Cruise-O-Matic floor-mounted 3-speed auto, a/c, and Tilt-Away steering wheel. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $28,600. First year for the S-code big block, of which 28,800 Mustangs were equipped. Down the road, the a/c will be a big plus for this car, and a little paintwork will go a long way. Price paid was about right for a 390 in this condition. #144-1965 OLDSMOBILE 442 convert- ible. S/N 338675M428100. Red/white vinyl/ red vinyl. Odo: 4,401 miles. 400-ci V8, 4-bbl, 104 ible. S/N 344671M194128. Matador Red & white/white vinyl/white vinyl. Odo: 168 miles. ible. S/N 3J67V2M173049. Flame Orange & white/white vinyl/white vinyl. Odo: 59,253 miles. 455-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Older restoration still presents well overall. Paint has a few aging issues. Interior trim pitted, rear-view mirror delaminating. With optional Strato-Bucket seats, a/c, and power top, windows, and steering. Letter from Oldsmobile attests that this is one of just 66 equipped with L75 engine and Muncie 4-speed. Fitted with twin-scoop ForceAir hood and rear deck spoiler. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $35,750. With the desirable L75 engine and hefty option list, this sold for under the money. It looked good on auction day, and with a minor fluff-up it could look even better. A wise purchase. #180-1960 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE convertible. S/N 860K5387. Coronado Red/ two-tone Morrokide vinyl. Odo: 12,444 miles. 389-ci V8, 3x2-bbl, 4-sp. A quality restoration with an option list 29 items long, including a/c, power top, and 8-lug wheels. 4-speed manual shifter on floor appears to have been converted from column (a late-year option, most of which went to NASCAR). Includes copy of build sheet and a long list of significant awards. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $61,600. The seller worked this car both days, and I'm willing to bet he was not too pleased with this outcome. With its Sports Car Market

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RM Auctions San Diego, CA excellent condition and long list of options, this should have had no trouble passing the $80k low estimate, so the new owner should be ecstatic after getting it at this bid. #111-1965 PONTIAC CATALINA 2+2 coupe. S/N 252375D107940. Montero Red/ black vinyl. Odo: 95,861 miles. 421-ci V8, 3x2-bbl, 4-sp. Restored in early '90s by marque specialist Jarvis' Performance Restorations of Chicago, and well maintained since. miles. 400-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. A 2-year restoration done to high standard with little to fault. Shiny orange “Carousel Red” paint looks good. Engine very clean. With Rally II wheels, a/c, power disc brakes, power steering, and center console. Only issues are a loose antenna and engine may have held things back a bit, but I'll still call this well bought. #125-1965 PONTIAC GTO convertible. Dash chrome pitted, dent in lower trim. With floor console, a/c, power windows, and power steering, but lacks power brakes. Right rear window does not go all the way down. Sits on 8-lug wheels. A Pontiac Enthusiast cover car. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $40,700. All that power and no power brakes. All the money and then some, as this was convertible pricing for a decent 2+2. Obviously, two bidders had to have it. #105-1969 PONTIAC FIREBIRD 400 convertible. S/N 223679U128649. Carousel Red/white vinyl/parchment vinyl. Odo: 92,574 miles. 335-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. A 15-footer, with minor nick in header, both of which can be easily fixed. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $49,500. A strong presentation with the right options, this was purchased by a well-known dealer who knew a buy when he saw it. He could have spent less—another Firebird 400, lot 105, went for just $34k—but this was the better car by far. Worth the $15k premium, plus a whole lot more. TOP 10 No. 10 #127-1965 PONTIAC GTO 2-dr hard top. S/N 237375P355757. Tiger Gold/black vinyl. Odo: 11,244 miles. 389-ci V8, 3x2-bbl, 4-sp. In excellent overall condition. Detailed and preserved but not restored. 11k indicated miles original from new, and fully documented. Special order Tiger Gold livery was a $40 option. Sits on the hardto-find five-spoke Hurst mags. Cond: 2+. Sits on Hurst 5-spoke mags. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $90,750. A sweet GTO convertible with the right powertrain and the right options, recently restored to highest standards, and pretty much not driven since. There wasn't really anything to be improved here, and the sale price certainly could have gone higher. No reason for the buyer to have second thoughts. #129-1965 PONTIAC GTO convertible. noticeable swirls in paint, bumpers scratched, header rusting, and antenna broken off. Engine bay clean but shows fuel stains on intake manifold. One of just 499 examples equipped with Ram Air III engine. Has power top, power steering, and center console. Sits on Rally II wheels. No a/c. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $34,100. You gotta wonder why someone would not spend the ten bucks for a new aerial when selling a car at auction. Ram Air III about doubles the value, typically, but the neglected condition diminished interest here, and someone drove away with a bargain. With sufficient attention to paint and brightwork, the new owner will really have something. Well bought. #133-1969 PONTIAC FIREBIRD 400 convertible. S/N 223679L106236. Carousel Red/white vinyl/parchment vinyl. Odo: 71,535 106 SOLD AT $99,000. The price paid here pushed the upper limits, but the 389 Tri-Power option is very desirable. Throw in the special order paint and the ridiculous mileage, and how much is too much? For the Pontiac guy who wants “the one,” here ya go. #109-1969 PONTIAC GTO 2-dr hard top. S/N 242379P367320. Warwick Blue/white vinyl/parchment vinyl. Odo: 67,596 miles. 400-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Recent restoration to a high standard, with excellent panel fit, paint, and minor chips around air intake. Equipped with Endura front bumper and hood tachometer. Optional 4-speed, console, and vinyl top. Won Best Restored GTO award from Pontiac Oakland Club and has appeared in Muscle Car Monthly. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $38,500. This was a far better car than the money realized here suggested—another $7,500 would not have been out of line. The color and smaller S/N 237675B104836. Montero Red/white vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 96,100 miles. 389-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Paint and brightwork acceptable and without major flaws, but lacking full luster. Interior worn but not abused. S/N 237675P273479. Blue Charcoal/white vinyl/parchment vinyl. Odo: 25 miles. 389-ci V8, 3x2-bbl, 4-sp. Recent three-year restoration reportedly ran into six figures. Driven just 22 miles since. Paint flawless, excellent brightwork. Only noticeable problem is a broken door lock. Engine clean but intake manifold worn. Equipped with Tri-Power, 4-speed manual trans, power everything, and a/c. Equipped with the standard GTO engine, optional 4-sp manual transmission, and rally gauge cluster with tach. Sits on the desirable Hurst wheels, which were never offered as factory option. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $51,700. A rather average GTO in nice condition with Sports Car Market

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Fresh Meat RM Auctions San Diego, CA Online sales of contemporary cars 2010 Lamborghini Murcielago LP670-4 SV RM Auctions San Diego, CA Hurst wheels that sold for the going rate. With Tri-Power and a/c, it could have pushed $80k. But as it was, this was a decent deal for a car the new owner can just use and enjoy. #173-1965 PONTIAC GTO convertible. Date sold: 07/17/2010 eBay auction ID: 160457240901 Seller Type: Lamborghini Dealer Seller: Bentley Bellevue, Bellevue,WA (425) 646-3111, www. bellevuebentley.com Sale Type: Used car with 299 miles. VIN: ZHWBU8AHXALA03837 Details: Matte white over black. 6.5L V12. Factory options include E-Gear transmission, rear-view camera, navigation, Nero Super Veloce carbon-fiber interior package, large SV sticker, carbon ceramic brakes with gray calipers and the large rear wing. Sale result: $484,025, 1 Buy-It-Now bid, sf 25, bf private. MSRP: $450,000 Other current offering: O'Gara Coach Company, Beverly Hills, CA, (877)889-5533, www.ogaracoach.com, is asking $497,125 for a very similar white one with 30 miles. 2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster At this price, the new owner got a Saturday night cruiser that's ready to roll and turn a few heads—and those heads will turn again when they overhear what he paid! Not a perfect car, but at least $10k on the light side. Nice buy. #154-1968 PONTIAC GTO convertible. Date sold: 07/24/2010 eBay auction ID: 250668191399 Seller Type: Private Party in Astoria, NY Seller ID: jimrochev1209 Sale Type: Used car with 2,537 miles. VIN: JN1AZ4FH0AM300231 Details: Platinum Graphite over gray leather. Automatic. Garmin nav. “It comes with carpeted floor mats and carpeted trunk mat. It has 2 chrome 370Z license plate frames, front aero chin spoiler, rear fog light.” Sale result: $29,430.99, 33 bids, sf 13, bf private. MSRP: $37,320 (base) Other current offering: Rosenthal Nissan Mazda, Vienna, VA, (866)799-2715, www.rosenthalnissanmazda.com, is asking $35,988 for a nearly identical used car with 37 miles. 1992 Ferrari F40 S/N 242678B122225. Red/black vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 68,825 miles. 400-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Restored by original owner at a reported cost of $120,000. Very nice paint and chrome, engine spotless. Converted from manual to automatic with Ram Air added. Includes optional power steering, windows and antenna. Attractive presentation. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $81,400. Last seen at RM's Monterey sale in 2003, where it sold for $61,601 (SCM# 36072), SOLD AT $71,500. The other Judge—Lot 118—was a better car and therefore brought a $15k premium over this one. This example sold for well below the high-water mark of a few years back, and it was a bargain considering the documentation and quality of restoration. TOP 10 No. 9 #134-1968 SHELBY GT500 convertible. S/N 8T03S169204. Wimbledon White/black vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 91,667 miles. 428-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. One of only 402 GT500 convertibles for 1968. Restored in the mid-'90s to high standards S/N 237675K115835. Montero Red/white vinyl/parchment vinyl. Odo: 2,727 miles. 389ci V8, 3x2-bbl, 4-sp. A well-equipped quality example, recently restored in the right colors. Seams are straight and uniform, panel fit excellent. With Tri-Power carburetion, “WonderTouch” power steering, power top, tinted windshield, and AM radio (although an AM/ FM was offered). Engine bay absolutely sparkles. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $46,200. RM Auctions San Diego, CA Online sales of contemporary cars 2010 Lamborghini Murcielago LP670-4 SV RM Auctions San Diego, CA Hurst wheels that sold for the going rate. With Tri-Power and a/c, it could have pushed $80k. But as it was, this was a decent deal for a car the new owner can just use and enjoy. #173-1965 PONTIAC GTO convertible. Date sold: 07/17/2010 eBay auction ID: 160457240901 Seller Type: Lamborghini Dealer Seller: Bentley Bellevue, Bellevue,WA (425) 646-3111, www. bellevuebentley.com Sale Type: Used car with 299 miles. VIN: ZHWBU8AHXALA03837 Details: Matte white over black. 6.5L V12. Factory options include E-Gear transmission, rear-view camera, navigation, Nero Super Veloce carbon-fiber interior package, large SV sticker, carbon ceramic brakes with gray calipers and the large rear wing. Sale result: $484,025, 1 Buy-It-Now bid, sf 25, bf private. MSRP: $450,000 Other current offering: O'Gara Coach Company, Beverly Hills, CA, (877)889-5533, www.ogaracoach.com, is asking $497,125 for a very similar white one with 30 miles. 2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster At this price, the new owner got a Saturday night cruiser that's ready to roll and turn a few heads—and those heads will turn again when they overhear what he paid! Not a perfect car, but at least $10k on the light side. Nice buy. #154-1968 PONTIAC GTO convertible. Date sold: 07/24/2010 eBay auction ID: 250668191399 Seller Type: Private Party in Astoria, NY Seller ID: jimrochev1209 Sale Type: Used car with 2,537 miles. VIN: JN1AZ4FH0AM300231 Details: Platinum Graphite over gray leather. Automatic. Garmin nav. “It comes with carpeted floor mats and carpeted trunk mat. It has 2 chrome 370Z license plate frames, front aero chin spoiler, rear fog light.” Sale result: $29,430.99, 33 bids, sf 13, bf private. MSRP: $37,320 (base) Other current offering: Rosenthal Nissan Mazda, Vienna, VA, (866)799-2715, www.rosenthalnissanmazda.com, is asking $35,988 for a nearly identical used car with 37 miles. 1992 Ferrari F40 S/N 242678B122225. Red/black vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 68,825 miles. 400-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Restored by original owner at a reported cost of $120,000. Very nice paint and chrome, engine spotless. Converted from manual to au- tomatic with Ram Air added. Includes optional power steering, windows and antenna. Attractive presentation. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $81,400. Last seen at RM's Monterey sale in 2003, where it sold for $61,601 (SCM# 36072), SOLD AT $71,500. The other Judge—Lot 118—was a better car and therefore brought a $15k premium over this one. This example sold for well below the high-water mark of a few years back, and it was a bargain considering the documentation and quality of restoration. TOP 10 No. 9 #134-1968 SHELBY GT500 convert- ible. S/N 8T03S169204. Wimbledon White/black vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 91,667 miles. 428-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. One of only 402 GT500 convertibles for 1968. Restored in the mid-'90s to high standards S/N 237675K115835. Montero Red/white vinyl/parchment vinyl. Odo: 2,727 miles. 389- ci V8, 3x2-bbl, 4-sp. A well-equipped quality example, recently restored in the right colors. Seams are straight and uniform, panel fit excel- lent. With Tri-Power carburetion, “Wonder- Touch” power steering, power top, tinted windshield, and AM radio (although an AM/ FM was offered). Engine bay absolutely spar- kles. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $46,200. estimates, estimates, I'd say the money was what would be expected for an example of this quality. The new owner paid the price, but he got the best. #142-1969 PONTIAC GTO Judge coupe. S/N 242379P293615. Carousel Red/black vinyl. Odo: 96,302 miles. 400-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Complete restoration by marque specialist Brent Jarvis of Performance Restorations in Chicago now starting to show some age. Paint looks good but has some polishing swirls and a minor scratch on rear bumper. Alignment very straight. Wears rear wing, Rally II wheels, and special decals, per option code 554. Ram Air III was standard on Judge model GTOs. Build sheet and window sticker included. Cond: 2. and driven 17 miles since. So the seller turned a profit, but the price seems like a bunch for such a highly modified GTO. #118-1969 PONTIAC GTO Judge coupe. Date sold: 07/23/2010 eBay auction ID: 220634861275 Seller Type: Independent Dealer Seller: Sports Car Company, La Jolla, CA, (858)452-6060 www. sportscarcompany.com Sale Type: Used car with 4,717 miles. VIN: ZFFMN34A2N0092017 Details: Rosso Corsa over black with red cloth racing seats. “From the final and most-sought-after year of production, this car has books, tools, service records and...[it was] awarded a First Place at the 2007 Los Angeles Concours d'Elegance.” Sale result: $450,000, 1 Buy-It-Now bid, sf 231, bf private. MSRP: $400,000 Other current offering: A private seller named Victor, (310) 359-3515, is asking $599,333 for ZFFMN34A9l008651, a 1990 car with 733 miles that is listed in the DuPont Registry. 108 S/N 24379R140446. Carousel Red/black vinyl. Odo: 43,399 miles. 400-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Restored by Scott Tiemann to the highest standard. One minor paint flaw, but otherwise outstanding. Has earlier red-blue-yellow side stripes. Equipped with the standard Ram Air III with an understated 366 hp—one of 6,143 so equipped. Fitted with Hurst-shifted 4-speed Muncie and hood-mounted tach. Has documentation and PHS paperwork. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $84,700. Despite the auction com- 108 and well maintained since. Paint and brightwork well maintained. Seam splitting on driver's seat, interior otherwise attractive and in good shape. With optional a/c, Select-O-Matic transmission, and 10-spoke alloy wheels. Complete with books and records. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $115,500. The C6 automatic transmission was a huge negative here. As such, price paid was in line, but add another $15k or so if you want the manual version. Fairly bought and sold.© Sports Car Market

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RM Auctions Cresson, TX scare off bidders, as prices generally exceeded even RM's liberal estimates The Pate Collection In several cases, full restorations were needed, but that certainly didn't Company RM Auctions Date June 5, 2010 Location Cresson, TX Auctioneer MIke Shackleton and Troy Lembert Automotive lots sold / offered 55/55 Sales rate 100% Sales total $1,845,250 High sale 1935 Aston Martin Mk II Tourer, sold at $187,000 Buyer's premium 10%, included in sold prices 1934 Lanchester Ten tourer Report and photos by B. Mitchell Carlson, Heath Brandon, & Stuart Lenzke Market opinions in italics A .M. “Aggie” Pate was a car guy through and through. He stated collecting cars in the 1940s, and as the owner of Texas Oil Refining Company, he had the means to do so. By the late 1960s, the collection—housed at his corporate ranch near Cresson, TX—had grown significantly, and by 1969, it evolved into the Pate Museum of Transportation. For the next 40 years, the museum was a staple of the south cen- tral U.S. collector car hobby, eventually hosting the annual Pate Swap Meet (now relocated to the Texas Speedway's parking lot) and several national car club meets. For the last 15 years, it was my favorite haunt when I was in the Dallas area for work. In addition to the planes (static military aircraft), trains (formerly hosting a turn-of-the-century private rail car), and automobiles, Pate also had a first-class reference library, which I used whenever I was in town. However, it was not destined to last forever. Aggie died in 1988, and during the course of various sales, the assets of what was his Texas Oil Refining Company had come under control of corporate entities that no longer supported the museum. As such, the cars tended to sit and not get the care they deserved. With the land being slowly parceled out for development (with $450,000 houses now sitting where the swap meet used to be), the foundation made the decision to close the museum for good on Christmas Eve of 2009. With that, RM was chosen to sell off the cars and fittings at no reserve. At the auction, all of the cars were displayed in the main museum building, with the exception of eight which were brought in from a 112 collection in California, plus four from a local consignor. Those were parked out in front, lined up along the driveway up to the museum. The high temperature on sale day was a rather humid 102 degrees, and with a captive audience in a slightly cooled tent, the sale was conducted catalog style, which means that the cars didn't move—something that most of them wouldn't have been able to do anyway. The cars were a textbook example of what seems to come to mind when one says “museum cars”—they look good, but they don't necessarily work. In fact, RM declared at the start of the sale that no cars were guaranteed to run, and that most, if not all, would need some level of mechanical reconditioning to be roadworthy. In several cases, full restorations would be required. However, that certainly didn't scare off many of the bidders, with prices generally exceeding even RM's liberal estimates. The top sale was a 1935 Aston Martin Mk II roadster, which had a surprising level of phone and Internet bidding. When the hammer fell, it was declared sold at $187,000. Several other cars had strong off-site interest, especially the pre-war British cars, which proved that a company must have technology on its side to get world-class prices today. When all was said and done, the 55 wheeled lots—to include the four wagons and carriages from the museum—brought an impressive $1,845,250. While one era ends for Pate, another begins for several other collec- tors and museums, reminding us that we are but temporary caretakers for these pieces of automotive history. © (The top ten sales for this auction are rated.) Sports Car Market

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RM Auctions Cresson, TX ENGLISH #121-1935 ASTON MARTIN MK II road- ster. S/N L4528S. Black/tan cloth/gray leather. RHD. Odo: 74,031 miles. Presumably original paint heavily chipped around panel edges and flaking off at gas tank. Aston Martin Owner's Club grille badge fixed beneath light bar. Windshield heavily yellowed from delamination. Front end brightwork quite presentable, but the little bit of rear trim is heavily pitted. Folded canvas top looks rough. Wrinkled can of worms yourself when you can just wait and bail out the next seller desperate to unload his already complete project? #113-1973 JAGUAR XKE Series III convertible. S/N UD1S21603BW. Pale Primrose/ black cloth/tan leather. Odo: 25,831 miles. Miles claimed to be actual since new. Last registered in Texas in 1995. Original unappealing green-tinted yellow paint decent, light pitting on all brightwork. Pate Museum dealer tag on deck lid. Seat padding collapsed and dried out, leather shriveled to a prune-like state. Console the bravest of English car restorers need apply. Need parts? You'd best have a Bridgeport and know how to use it, ‘cause you'll be making your own. TOP 10 No. 10 #108-1953 MG TD roadster. S/N 22272. British Racing Green/tan cloth / tan vinyl. Odo: 45,086 miles. Paint freckled from poor prep and poor long-term storage, light pitting on all brightwork. Older replacement top with heavier soiling and wrinkle issues from being folded down for over a decade. Plastic backlight and side curtains quite yellowed. Decent engine bay, newer battery. Older seat reupholstery faded but tear-free leather seating surfaces OK but are missing their seat backs. Steering wheel deteriorating, carpets very dirty. Engine bay dusty but not too bad. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $187,000. Setting something of a record for an RM auction, it took nine representatives to handle the phone bidders on this Aston—all of whom were players up to $90k. By that time, the on-site bidders had packed it in and were just looking on as spectators. With the ever-increasing Aston values globally, and this being an extremely rare pre-war car, I wasn't taken aback by the high level of off-site interest. The selling price, however, did surprise me, as well as the rest of the crowd, making the best sale of the day. #110-1958 AUSTIN-HEALEY 100-6 BN4 roadster. S/N BN4L048953. Red/white vinyl / black vinyl. Odo: 89,532 miles. Ancient repaint very dull, right rear quarter panel looks like it was sprayed with a mist of acetone, trunk lid cracking. All chrome and aluminum lightly pitted. Top stayed down for the entire weekend, as it likely has since recent memory. Fitted with dual front fender-mounted Talbot-style mirrors and black tonneau cover. Seats dusty and lightly worn, carpet dingy, steering wheel ashtray rusty. Extremely dusty engine bay, with corroded '70s-era battery. One bidder attempted to rock the motor via the fan belts, with no success. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $17,600. Let's see... a potentially stuck V12, a leaky slushbox tranny, and an arguably hideous color. Be afraid. The first clue that this will not be cheap or easy to recondition: Reliable was hired to haul it just up the road to Fort Worth— quite possibly their shortest haul, but likely not their easiest. Well sold. #115-1934 LANCHESTER TEN 2-dr tourer. S/N 20641. Dark green & black/black cloth/dark green leather. RHD. Odo: 76,381 miles. Coachwork by E.D. Abbott, Ltd. Old enamel paint flaking off fenders in chips of various sizes, light pitting on all brightwork. Side-mount spare tire all but threadbare, tires on the ground are better. Dirty but serviceable top, heavily cracked seat leather. Dash wood solid, but needs refinishing. The newest component in the dingy engine bay appears to be a and generally holding up well. Dashboard wood presentable, although glovebox door is a lighter shade of finish. Steering wheel rim deteriorating. Fitted with MotoMeter radiator cap. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $13,750. This one didn't look all that bad, except for the motor that might not run and brakes that were probably shot. And once you get it running and out in the daylight, a respray will be in order. A market price for a shabby runner, and after all is said and done, there's not much upside here. BEST BUY #124-1929 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM II 4-dr boattail tourer. S/N EX22. Gray & natural aluminum/ gray leather. Odo: 69,782 miles. Coachwork by Brockman. All natural metal forward of the cowl, including non-plated brass radiator shell and brass hood hinges (chrome on one side of radiator shutters). Old gray body repaint still quite good, some interior metal fittings show light tarnish and pitting. Wrinkled, reskinned cover old and frayed. Very dusty engine bay, with oil seepage on valve cover and head and old fuel seepage from carburetors. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $13,750. Spare time for a project, anyone? Now that the big Healey prices are readjusting (from highs that were, in retrospect, perhaps just a little unrealistic), why get into a October 2010 retrofitted '60s-era electric fuel pump mounted to wooden firewall. Cond: 5+. SOLD AT $7,700. While Lanchester is credited the first all-British motor car, incorporated in 1899, the brand's unique character is considered absent in cars produced after the 1931 Daimler acquisition. This one was set apart by its unusual coachwork, which is probably the reason Mr. Pate put it in his collection. With its “Fluid Flywheel” and preselector transmission, only seats. Tidy engine bay needs only a quick dusting. Corrosion apparent from weepage on some undercarriage components. Sits on wire wheels with natural metal disc covers. Fitted with Lucas headlamps and a Lucas “Bi Flex” driving lamp. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $85,250. As a factory experimental English Rolls (distinct from a Springfield Rolls) with unique bodywork that has aged well, I had six figures in mind for 113

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RM Auctions Cresson, TX a selling price here, if barely. So did RM, with a pre-sale estimate of $100k to $150k. Sure, it'll take more than a trip to Jiffy Lube to get it roadworthy again, but I'll still call it well bought; and more so if the buyer perhaps just wanted it as a unique, as-is garage ornament. #126-1937 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM III sedanca de ville. S/N 3CM197. Black/ brown leather & tan cloth. RHD. Odo: 58,983 miles. Coachwork by Hooper. Bought new by the Prince of Iraq, traded in two years later. Purchased by Pate in '86, parked here since. 20-footer old repaint looking dull, with some panel edges chipping. Displays RAC and AA grille badges. Pivoting hard top for the driver's compartment tucks into rear roof section. SOLD AT $7,700. There seemed to be quite a few parties inspecting this Alpine before the sale. They must have inspected well, as it went for the correct price for a car that will pretty much need to be re-restored. At least I didn't hear anyone talk about it as the basis for a fakey-doo Tiger, but remember that you saw the VIN here first. GERMAN TOP 10 No. 9 #127-1937 DAIMLER 4½ LITER 4-dr sedan. S/N 40178. Black & silver/ tan leather. RHD. Odo: 11,479 miles. Coachwork by Young. Old cracked paint, especially on fenders, brightwork lightly pitted and fogged. Eight inches of yellowing windshield delamination. Inside, most upholstery is intact, but needs cleaning in order to determine condition. Dashboard wood looks good. Heavier from California, this could also be argued as one of the better buys of the day. But the line is pretty short for a type 108 sedan with a sixbanger, so I'll just call this decently bought. #105-1975 TRABANT 601 2-dr sedan. S/N 2207448. Tan/brown vinyl. Odo: 68,005 km. Appears to have been repainted before museum acquisition in the mid-'90s, paint still sticking to the Spraylat quite well. Trim looks like it was pounded on with a hammer because, well, that's how the factory attached it. Wears Luxembourg IDL and plates, no mention made of licensing or title. Dusty engine bay, rusty gas cap. Just moderate wear on dusty, all-original interior. Fitted with rear fog lamp. Various Brightwork pitting. Leather front seats need re-dye, cloth rear seats stained. Weathered Bakelite steering wheel. Missing components evidenced by holes in wood dash, which needs refinishing. Motor not running, but said to be loose. Cond: 5+. SOLD AT $61,600. This was not a car for the weak of spirit or pocketbook, as I heard it priced at no higher than $30k by at least two serious Rolls collectors with experience restoring P-IIIs. Hopefully the new owner knows exactly what he's gotten himself into and has the resources to get it done. For the rest of us, best bet is turn tail and run as fast as you can. #107-1966 SUNBEAM ALPINE Series V convertible. S/N B395005132. Red/black vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 54,521 miles. Old repaint looking dull in the rear, where it was close to a window when on display. Presentable original brightwork. Equipped with an aftermarket tonneau cover and steering wheel rim wrap. Top could not be inspected, but judging by the side curtains, it's about due for replacement. Interior has older authentic replacement seat upholstery, not-so-authentic carpeting, and loose-fitting dashboard pad material. Engine bay stock, complete, and dirty. Sits on older radial tires and stock wheel covers. Cond: 4+. surface rust on the undercarriage, along with spider webs and general dust. Fitted with sliding vinyl roof, right hand fender-mounted spare tire, side window shades, and single front fog lamp. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $16,500. Another long-term resident of the museum, this hadn't turned a wheel under its own power in quite some time. Not much local interest, and ultimately purchased by an online bidder, most likely from the homeland. #150-1969 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SE 4-dr sedan. S/N 10801812013563. Light yellow/black leather. Odo: 61,024 miles. Older repaint as needed, some light scuffing on buffed-out original trim. Older replacement windshield. Right front turn signal heavily faded, typical bank vault door fit and panel gaps. Interior mostly original, carpeting likely replaced, seats lightly worn. Modern AM/FM/ CD stereo cut into dashboard, with speakers spare parts sitting under dashboard tray, including a bottle of oil for that 50-to-1 gas pre-mix. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $4,400. For those unopposed to a government-run auto industry, here is your prize. Don't let word of this sale get out to the former Eastern Bloc—someone who still owns a Trabbi might mistakenly think it's worth something. I certainly hope it was another museum that picked this up, as there is no other reason for this to exist in North America. If the new owner is lucky, the motor is terminally dead, so he won't even have to consider starting this low-grade mosquito fogger. TOP 10 No. 5 #109-1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE convertible. S/N 1592019309. Silver/black vinyl/black vinyl . Odo: 68,852 miles. Good original paint could use a buff after the car gets washed, some staining on the right rear quarter panel. Good weathertight top, heavier carpet wear and seat soiling on mostly original interior. Period aftermarket rubber floor mats, period accessory mounted on rear parcel shelf. Steering wheel rim showing age. Dashboard wood good, but driver's door wood a bit rough. Sits on newer Michelin radials. Optional in-dash a/c. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $3,850. Another non-Pate car 114 Panasonic AM/FM/cassette deck, aftermarket speakers cut into the door panels, factory optional clock. Equipped with a/c, but compressor belt missing. Last registered in Texas in 1995, per the windshield sticker. Undercarriage cobwebby. Cond: 3-. 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RM Auctions Cresson, TX then again, it could light right off, as Bugs do better than most when left sitting for an extended period. For a mechanical crapshoot which sold for retail money, this was possibly well bought, but definitely well sold. RUSSIA #141-1950 ZIM GAZ-12 4-dr limousine. S/N B53315. Black/black leather & tan cloth. Odo: 17,171 km. Claimed by the museum to be a gift from Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev to Norwegian Prime Minister Einar Gerhardsen, some time between '45 and '65, and in the sorriest shape of any car in the collection. Dull, chipped paint, pitted chrome, rusty wheels aired up for the show. Steering wheel rim deteriorated to nearly naked metal. Very dirty interior overall, with staining on the compartment shows light corrosion on bare metal fasteners. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $46,750. As coach builder for Rolls-Royce in the U.S, Brewster had to modify its business model during the Great Depression, producing a complete car on a stretched Ford V8 chassis. But with competition from lower priced Packards and LaSalles, the Brewster was not long for this world. The Town Car is the most prevalent of all the body styles the company built, and while they are the only Fords to earn blanket accreditation as CCCA Full Classics, they continue to be viewed as an economy luxury car—even 76 years later. Fully priced. #119-1903 CADILLAC MODEL A run- about. S/N 1644. Maroon/black leather. RHD. Older body lacquer job sun-faded on driver's side from museum windows, and constant temperature cycling is probably the cause of cracking wood on left rear corner. Wears period homemade leather and brass license number 54. Good paint on all four wood wheels, along with good older repro No Skid tires. Light dust on undercarriage. Later-era Cadillac brass original carpeting, light cracking on steering wheel. Fitted with clock, AM radio, and dual spotlights. Dingy engine bay, dingier undercarriage. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $40,700. After a trial run by Oldsmobile the year before, this was the first year for the optional HydraMatic automatic transmission in a Cadillac. That, combined with '41 being the final year for GM's convertible sedans (with just 400 convertible Cadillacs built), makes this CCCA Full Classic highly desirable, regardless of condition. Cheaper than I expected. TOP 10 No. 1 #152-1937 CADILLAC SERIES 70 4-dr sedan. S/N 377019. Dark blue/ dark gray cloth. Odo: 41,701 miles. Reasonably good repaint, but a long way from show quality; same goes for the brightwork. Excellent reupholstery shows minimal wear. Evident skilled workmanship incorporating a/c vents and controls into dashboard. Non-stock powertrain, with a crate 350 V8 Chevy, floor shift auto trans, and rack-and-pinion steering rear cloth upholstery. Engine bay looks like that of a field car. Cond: 5. SOLD AT $26,400. The GAZ plant can trace its roots to Henry Ford's 1929 cooperative agreement with the Soviets to build Model As in the USSR. This car's history is much less clear, as Khrushchev was in no position in 1950 to be doling out state property to foreign dignitaries. Way, way silly money, but purchased by another museum with no plans to do anything at all to the car. Good thinking, as a stateside restoration won't be happening. AMERICAN TOP 10 No. 3 #120-1934 BREWSTER FORD Town Car 4-dr sedan. S/N 1132871. Black & silver/black vinyl/black leather & gray cloth. Odo: 21,747 miles. Good quality older repaint, with light orange peel on fenders and scuffing on body, but overall rather presentable. Replated bumpers and grille shell still shiny, but original hubcaps clouding up. Whitewall tires need to be cleaned or replaced. Cloth driver's compartment cover a little dirty but in good condition. Driver's leather reupholstery a bit stiff and dusty, restored cloth passenger's compartment like new. Dusty engine script on radiator. Good older seat reupholstery work holding up well. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $99,000. The rear-entrance tonneau body was a $100 option over the standard runabout. Formerly in the collection of Amon Carter prior to its acquisition by Pate, this first-year Caddy had a great deal of off-site interest, with five phone bidders on it, not to mention the Internet. A local collector waited until everyone else was finished and then bid once, winning the car. #116-1941 CADILLAC SERIES 62 4-dr convertible. S/N 8354061. Black/black cloth/ maroon vinyl. Odo: 87,616 miles. Has a 1961 Texas inspection windshield sticker, which I'd guess is about the age of the nicked-up-butstill-shiny repaint. Very presentable trim, ranging from good old replated bumpers to lightly pitted hood ornament. Light sanding scratches on windshield trim. Older interior reupholstery of inconsistent quality. Stiff, soiled, and curling showing more attention paid to function than aesthetics. CD stereo in the glovebox. With optional dual side-mount spares and period accessory spotlights. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $27,850. This is a flame paint job and set of 20-inch chrome mags away from being a street rod, although some would say it's already there. Maybe if it had a modern Cadillac V8 instead of a Chevy under its long hood it would come off better, in accordance with the mantra, “What's on the hood should be under the hood.” Sold for the sum of the parts, which is all it's worth. #130-1933 CADILLAC V12 Series 370-C town coupe. S/N 4000764. Two-tone blue/gray cloth. Odo: 69,782 miles. Coachwork by Fleetwood. Restored to high levels in the early '80s and still presentable, despite sitting ever since. Good sheen on the repaint and chrome, although a buff-out wouldn't be a bad thing. High quality older reupholstery work still looks good and clean. Fitted with dual Trippe driving lights, Jaeger in-dash clock, Lorraine October 2010 115

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RM Auctions Cresson, TX spotlight, dual side-mounted spares, engraved rear-view mirrors, front fender-mounted lights, dual chrome-plated horns, and a folding rear luggage rack. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $47,300. Then and now, the V12 Cadillacs from the early 1930s represent the best of both worlds, having more power than the V8 (with which it shares its body, styling, and wheelbase) and better handling than the oversized V16, for an overall more manageable car. The engine, one of the first to benefit from aesthetically-minded styling, also benefits from a superior overhead valve design. If the motor is not stuck, call this well bought. #128-1962 CHECKER MARATHON Series A11 4-dr sedan. S/N A11L12844329. Black & white/white paint/gray vinyl. Odo: 38,377 miles. 226-ci I6, 1-bbl, manual. With service letters dating back to 1963, last licensed as a Dallas taxi in 1980, based on decals. Old repaint is percolating with surface rust, especially on roof, which now looks more tan than white. Chrome heavily pitted, trim scuffed. Industrial grade reskinned seats, rust pitting in windshield. Older repaint pretty good for a driver. Rear wheel wells shaved about a quarter of an inch, fronts heavily reinforced at top of arch. Older repop interior soft trim slightly baggy in seat bottoms. Aftermarket induction, no remaining ignition shielding under the hood. Aluminum parts heavily corroded, bare steel rusty. No mechanical status report given. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $35,750. A driver-grade car when added to the Pate Collection approximately 15 years ago, this is most likely going to need more than a fluff-and-buff to get back on the road. At this price, that had best be the goal, as a restoration would be upside down the minute it gets loaded on the transport truck. This was all the money in the world. TOP 10 No. 8 #153-1981 DELOREAN DMC 12 coupe. S/N SCEDT26T2BD003151. Stainless steel & black/gray leather. Odo: 8,487 miles. Early spec, with fuel filler door incorporated into hood at cowl. Clean, bright, well-maintained stainless steel. Dusty engine bay, but due to recent use rather than lack of care. Light interior wear and seat fitting replacement service parts. Yellowing waffle-butt covers over original seats, door panels in OK shape, steering wheel rim and dash knobs heavily yellowed. With usual factory options of AM radio and power brakes, seats, and windows. Also fitted with period dealer accessory rear a/c. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $29,700. The amount this brought was about right for a lower retail driver car. However, as something of an unknown mechanically—it hasn't been licensed since 1995—someone appears to have been bidding with his heart in lieu of his head. #118-1926 FRANKLIN SERIES 11-A coupe. S/N 4768. Gray & black/tan roof/black leather. Odo: 11,427 miles. Old repaint flaking off fenders and along scrape on passenger's door. Dull trim shows minimal pitting. Dingy cloth top could be cleaned up. Engine compartment OK, although tar-like “gasoline” in the fuel filter bowl is of obvious concern. Good old reupholstered seat, splotchy re-dyed door panels. Fitted with rumble seat, Waltham clock, “Brown Duplex” taillight, and rear-mounted spare tire. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $17,600. Never on dashboard and gauges. Dingy, dusty engine bay. Undercarriage looks like it was hosed off, as it only shows surface rust on bare metal. Retains all of its taxi equipment, including twoway radio and fare box. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $35,750. This was reputed to be the actual taxi hailed by Lee Harvey Oswald immediately following the JFK assassination, based mostly on an interview with the taxi driver when he and his cab were retired. That explains the rather steep selling price for what would otherwise be priced by the pound for scrap, but hey—it takes two to tango. #136-1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N 30867S101354. Silver/black vinyl/red vinyl. Odo: 45,180 miles. 327-ci 340hp V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Equipped with two tops and AM/FM radio. NCOA sticker on the driver's vent window, 1995 Texas registration sticker wrinkling, with carpet wear abated by period accessory black carpet floor mats. Door struts work perfectly. Sits on newer style sidewall Michelin Pilot radials, with significant yet even wear. Used car grade undercarriage. With optional 5-speed and striping. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $17,050. Brought in by a local consignor with new Texas plates at no reserve. For the exact same money as the Pate car—which may or may not actually run—this was the DeLorean to get. That is, if you believe there is ever a DeLorean to get. #142-1956 DESOTO FIREFLITE Sportsman 2-dr hard top. S/N 50368756. Black & pink/pink & white nylon & vinyl. Odo: 54,585 miles. 330-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. 20-year-old average repaint holding up well. Trim lightly nicked and scuffed with one piece missing on passenger's roof pillar, bumpers pitting lightly. Engine bay dusty and unkempt, with rather crude a/c installation and poor one to follow trends, Franklin would continue using wood frames for two more years past this car's manufacture, and air-cooled engines up to the company's bankruptcy in 1934. The relatively normal faux radiator styling seen here was only adopted in 1925 after a large contingent of their dealers threatened to drop the line. A robust CCCA Full Classic, what this car needed was mostly cosmetic, and as for any mechanical needs, the Franklin folks are pretty good about welcoming new owners into the fold. #143-1951 KAISER DELUXE 2-dr sedan. S/N K512020138. Light green/brown cloth. Odo: 70,644 miles. 226-ci I6, 2-bbl, 3-sp. Older repaint not bad and has the proper sheen for an early '50s car. Chrome lightly pitting but presentable, including driver's door handle sitting inside on transmission hump. Modern inline electric fuel pump mounted above rear 116 Sports Car Market

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RM Auctions Cresson, TX axle, wiring attached with white zip-ties. Nonauthentic pleated seats, door panels, and padded Naugahyde dashboard. Dusty motor has a number of done-on-the-cheap fixes. Equipped with AM radio, dash clock, heater, and period aftermarket Fulton windshield shade. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $6,600. Compared to the '51 Kaiser Special 2-dr sedan that I saw in South Dakota last month (SCM# 162438), this was a step backwards far out of proportion to the $500 saved. The other one was significantly more original, not to mention the fact that it was actually confirmed to run. I'm just doing my part to keep you on the cusp of the Darrin-designed Kaiser market—you can thank me later. #154-1977 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL Town Car 4-dr sedan. S/N 7Y82A874554. Dark gold metallic/tan leather. Odo: 58,940 miles. 460-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Wear congruent with indicated miles. Good original paint and vinyl half top, chalky aluminum trim. Rock solid body, with barely any undercarriage surface rust. Interior clean and just minimally worn. Exhaust system and engine compartment components all date to 1977 except for battery. However, it's all quite dingy and dirty. Left rear tire observed to deflate. Optional leather, cruise control, tilt steering column, automatic ing to note how the cars were positioned in the museum. In this case, it was mainly the left rear which suffered from sun exposure, with that window severely delaminating and the surrounding paint faded. Lincolns were still using mechanical brakes up to 1938 (thanks, Henry), which puts them toward the bottom of the pecking order for big Classics. This was all the money in the world for such a car that will need sympathetic attention in places—a lot of places. #145-1957 LINCOLN PREMIER 4-dr sedan. S/N 57WA45151L. Light blue/two-tone blue vinyl & nylon. Odo: 31,337 miles. 368-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Sold new by Marion LincolnMercury, per the driver's door decal, which also has the original owner's name and address. Miles believed actual since new. Some light panel repaint, excellent original brightwork. the belt is stained where it contacted the pulleys. Wears reproduction WWII A-class gas ration sticker. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $39,600. When new, this entry-level 1940 Lincoln sold for $1,360, proving that the best-looking cars didn't have to be the most expensive. And it's worth quite a bit more today—about thirty times that original purchase price. While it will never be a show car, this will still turn heads when it gets back on the road. #125-1938 LONGHORN Custom road- ster. S/N 11L310. White pearl/white vinyl. Odo: 84 miles. Based generally on pre-war Lincoln Zephyrs (including a vintage flathead V12), with at least 13 other car types harmed over the course of its 14-year construction. Paint dull, bumpers rusty, trim lightly pitted, including “Custom Built by Oliver Albert” spelled out in chrome on the spare tire cover and removable hard-sided trunk. 1981 Texas registration sticker on windshield. Pleather climate control, and AM/FM/Quadrasonic 8-track. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $3,300. While the Packard Twelve was the car I really wanted to take home, in all practicality, this was the car I should've bought. I've been here before with '70s big sled Lincolns, and I know all the tricks to pimp a ride like this for an easy grand of profit. But then there's getting it 1,600 miles home (probably cheaper to ship than to drive at 12 mpg), and I already have a Mark V taking up my acreage. That said, if the buyer appreciated '70s luxo-barges as I do, and if he was local (which he was), this was bought well. #132-1936 LINCOLN MODEL K 7-Passenger 4-dr sedan. S/N K5664. Green/ beige cloth. Odo: 54,187 miles. Indicated miles believed to be actual. Old repaint is dull and would likely chip apart if buffed. Locking seam for the roof insert panel coming loose in several places. Most glass somewhat delaminated, left rear 1/4-glass dark brown from total delamination. Trim rings for side-mounted spares sitting in passenger's compartment, wrapped in newspaper. Full original interior has some soiling on door panels, seats and carpet moderately worn, rear compartment window shades faded. Dusty and surface-rusted engine compartment. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $29,700. It was interest September 2010 Original engine bay expertly cleaned and clearcoated, but engine paint peeling lightly. All original interior, with more soiling than wear on the driver's seat and carpeting. With optional a/c, auto-dimming headlights, chassis lubricator, and power windows, and dealer accessory dashboard compass. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $14,300. Offered at no reserve from the California collection. If it had two fewer doors, it would bring five times this. If the top folded down, it would be ten times. But it's a four-door sedan. Despite the lack of upside potential, if this was purchased for the pleasure of driving, I'll say that it was bought well. #131-1940 LINCOLN ZEPHYR coupe. S/N H105016. Black/tan cloth. Odo: 38,592 miles. A late '70s restoration with good paint still somewhat shiny, with a few light chips on the sides near belt line trim. Light pitting on exterior chrome, reupholstered interior showing enough patina to almost look original. Equipped with optional Columbia overdrive unit and AM radio. Faint surface rust on all unfinished engine components. As such, one can tell by looking that the motor is loose, as seats, fake pearl on the pedals, tan shag living room carpet. Sits on 10x8 tractor tires. The requisite longhorn hood ornament is on the cabin floor. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $37,400. This redneck dream joined the Pate collection in the early 1980s, and I doubt that it had been started since. The only thing missing is a pair of Nudiemobile Army pistol door handles. Well, it's like they said about Elvis: Money can't buy taste. #148-1955 PACKARD CLIPPER CUSTOM Constellation 2-dr hard top. S/N 55672773. Red & white/red vinyl & black nylon . 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RM Auctions Cresson, TX Blue/tan cloth. Odo: 97,836 miles. Older restoration is cosmetically still presentable, if not good at ten feet. Brightwork lightly pitting, paint just needs to be buffed out. In addition to a mechanical check-up, motor will need all the corroded, bare metal fasteners cleaned or replaced. Restored interior is in very good condition but would benefit from detailing. Undercarriage holding up well. Fitted with dual side-mounted spare tires with rear-view 67413F4A02498. White & blue/black vinyl. Odo: 87,407 miles. 428-ci V8, 2x4-bbl, auto. Good older repaint would be fine with a polish. OK door fit, but trunk gaps off. Original interior shows less wear than expected for the 87k indicated miles, carpet somewhat worse. Restored in the past, engine bay now resembles just another daily driver. Smog components don't look correctly configured. Factory options include dual-quad induction for California emissions, auto, a/c, Sport Deck rear seat, rusted non-stock economy grade dual exhaust system. With factory optional power windows and power steering. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $23,100. This was the first of eight cars from a California collection RM brought in to round off the Pate sale. As one of the best condition cars here, it went above RM's pre-sale $20k low estimate, but I'll call it well bought, as a torsion bar-sprung '55 or '56 Packard like this is not a cheap car to restore. And with their myriad fit and finish problems, torsion bar or no, an already-restored car is just the better way to go. #123-1929 PACKARD DELUXE EIGHT Series 645 4-dr touring. S/N 171270. Cream & black/tan cloth/brown leather. Odo: 193 miles. Treated to a complete restoration over a three-year period by Houston Classic Cars, earning the CCCA National First Prize in the ‘60s. Heavily prepped before the auction, with fenders looking glossy and body paint a little dull. Moderate pitting on all trim. Interior clean, some soiling in crevices, good finish on woodwork. Brass cooling jacket cover on left side of motor heavily corroded. Evidence of weeping fluids in dusty engine bay. With side mirrors on top, Cormorant hood ornament, and Trippe driving lights. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $56,100. If there was one car here that I would've picked to follow me home, it was this one, 1937 being the pinnacle year for both Packard and the model Twelve (most units built, first year of hydraulic brakes and independent front suspension, last year of congruent styling). As there did exist the risk of a dead motor (kiss $25k goodbye for that rebuild), this selling price seemed a bit high to me. If the car needs only a gentle rousing (carb rebuilt, fluids changed, etc.), then this was market priced. #122-1935 PIERCE-ARROW SILVER ARROW Model 1245 V12 fastback. S/N 3530078. Maroon/maroon broadcloth. Odo: 215 miles. Restored to world-class standards in the early '80s, and then a museum piece. Paint still looks excellent, chrome just starting to show some light pitting. Wears 1986 A-ACA National First Place badge above replated front bumper and CCCA badge number 1295 on the right side of cowl. High-quality reupholstered and alloy wheels, which are now dull. Configured with widely spaced driving lights. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $99,000. By 1967, Shelby Mustangs were coming to resemble luxury cruisers with mere overtones of performance, with features like a/c and an automatic trans now available. And since this one will likely be very mechanically needy from too much time tucked away in Pate's corner, $75k should have been the end of the auction, tops. I'll explain this one as the result of a minor uptick in Shelby pricing coupled with the general no-reserve enthusiasm of the collection. #101-1890 STUDEBAKER Horse-Drawn delivery wagon. S/N N/A. Green & red/green paint. Older restoration, with authentic Studebaker labeling and stenciled markings for Union Hardware of Seymoer, Indiana. Paint still presents well. Fitted with lever-action mount spares, spotlights, donut pusher hood ornament, and rear windshield. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $79,750. As the museum's trademark car, this had basically been on display since day one in 1969. It's now a textbook illustration of how cars deteriorate when left to sit, and a classic example of why one takes the claim of “national award winner” with a grain of salt. Spitshined for the sale, I recall seeing it not five years ago blanketed in dust on two flat tires with several fluid-catching pans underneath. While this was the top Packard model, she'll need some love and money to be brought back to her former glory. As such, fully priced. #129-1937 PACKARD TWELVE Series 1507 4-dr club sedan. S/N 1036257. Packard 118 interior recently cleaned; carpeting could use a little more work. Apart from flash rust on bare steel, motor still quite presentable, but in need of a fluff-up. Equipped with optional Freewheeling. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $139,700. Of all the dusty, cobwebby museum pieces here, this looked like it might have been the one in need of the least attention to be woken from its extended rest. As such, the selling price seemed about right. #135-1967 SHELBY GT500 fastback. S/N rear wheel brakes. A two-horse wagon, with drawbar sitting in the cargo bed. The wooden wheels show signs of heavy wear prior to restoration, but the wheel surfaces themselves have seen minimal use since being rebanded. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $5,500. This being the Pate Museum of Transportation, there were more than just cars here, with five horse-drawn carriages alongside an airplane and a train car. As the collection's sole Studebaker representative, this sold well to a telephone buyer who I assume is a happy Studephile. © Sports Car Market

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Specialty Auto Auctions Sioux Falls, SD Inaugural Automania Collector Car Auction Many cars did not sell, as rain kept some fair-weather consignors away and drove a big bunch of tire-kickers indoors, where they sat on their dry hands Company Specialty Auto Auctions Date June 12, 2010 Location Sioux Falls, SD Auctioneer Vaughn Long Automotive lots sold / offered 22/88 Sales rate 25% Sales total $171,999 High sale 1970 AMC Javelin XXC $16,200 Buyer's premium 8%, included in sold prices An Italian exotic in South Dakota Report and photos by B. Mitchell Carlson Market opinions in italics B 120 ruce Douglas's Specialty Auto Auctions has been around for a few years, but as of late, the company has been expanding out from its Rocky Mountain base. For the company's newest venue, Douglas partnered with the Sioux Falls, SD, collector car festival Automania, which is touted as the largest free car show in the Midwest. While the Automania show, swap meet, and festival has been an ongoing event for several years, this was the first year for an auction to appear on the schedule. Various festival activities happen all over the Sioux Falls area during the second weekend in June, but the major event hub is the Sioux Empire Fairgrounds, just east of downtown, and Specialty chose to hold its auction in the Fairgrounds' vast arena building. June 12th The auction company's insistence on a large building paid off, as proved to be a mostly rainy day, and the crowds appreciated the indoor space. Severe weather the previous day was the reason cited by several consignors not to run their cars through the sale, so while over a hundred cars were originally registered for consignment, ultimately just 88 cars crossed the block. Of those, exactly a fourth—22 cars—were declared sold. The best sales of the day all proved to be strong representatives of Detroit muscle, which is in line with the auction's Midwest location. A well-restored 1970 AMC Javelin SST was hammered sold at $16,200, for the event's top sale. A 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 hardtop brought $28,000, and a 1964 Dodge Polara 500 hardtop, repowered with a 440-cubic inch motor, sold for $27,000. Notable no-sales included a nice original 1972 Jaguar XKE Series III 2+2, bid to $24,000, a 1966 Batmobile replica (the Automania cover car), bid to $40,000, and a perfectly restored 1967 Datsun 2000 convertible, bid to $45,000. An excellent 1968 Plymouth Barracuda Lightweight, superbly restored to period as-raced spec in fabulous “Hairbender II” graphics and showing no miles went all the way to $205,000, but that wasn't enough to get it sold. As the debut auction at this venue, there was a general consensus among the sellers, consigners, and media (that's me), was that the lookers outnumbered the buyers by a significant margin, even with 225 bidders registered. The rain was no doubt a factor in keeping some fair-weather shoppers away, as well as driving a certain tire-kicking demographic inside. However, with a large collector car event surrounding it, Specialty has staked a worthwhile claim, and the company has the potential to do very well in the coming years—and better still if doesn't rain. ♦ (The top ten sales for this auction are rated.) Sports Car Market

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Specialty Auto Auctions Sioux Falls, SD ENGLISH #76-1972 JAGUAR XKE Series III 2+2 coupe. S/N 1S72429. White/black leather. Odo: 57,635 miles. Newer, better quality trimoff repaint. Rust blisters visible on body pan bottom at rear center. Serviceable original brightwork, with lightly frosted bumpers. Has mostly replacement door and hood seals, tint film on all glass except windshield. '70s-era doesn't mean they're going to pull more money than an E-type Jag or big Healey. AMERICAN #69-1966 BATMOBILE Replica roadster. S/N N/A. Black & day-glo orange/black vinyl. Odo: 15,411 miles. '60s-era Batmobile replica built on a '66 Chrysler Newport chassis, with two holes where the VIN should be. Generally authentic body contours, even if craftsmanship leaves something to be desired. Older gether well enough to be a cruiser car, and likely was built for more than the amount bid here, if barely. But as with all wannabes, finding someone willing to pay for your project will be more challenging than the project itself. #43-1960 CADILLAC DEVILLE 2-dr hard top. S/N 0G077687. Green metallic/ green nylon. Odo: 49,683 miles. 390-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Trim-off repaint completed Spring, 2010. Original chrome and trim recently polished, rear bumper sagging. Recent in-car engine repaint, with aftermarket carburetor and air cleaner; original air cleaner sitting in trunk. All original interior, with commensurate patina Panasonic cassette stereo, interior otherwise original. Seats and headrests collapsed from deteriorating foam, but show minimal wear. Loose armrests on doors, carpeting worn, soiled, and curling in places. Has factory a/c. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $24,000. As a banking center in one of the few states without a personal income tax, the Sioux Falls area of eastern South Dakota has a respectable number of luxury cars, so an E-type Jag isn't totally out of place here, even if it was totally out of place here. Plenty bid. JAPANESE #32-1967 DATSUN 2000 convertible. S/N SRL31100050. Silver/black vinyl/red vinyl. Odo: 83 miles. Full nut-and-bolt restoration completed in 2009, with chassis and powertrain by Classic Datsun Motorsports of Vista, California. Top notch assembly and workmanship everywhere, with no perceived wear or usage. If anything, it's better than original under the hood, with polished aluminum castings. Locally restored bodywork looks better paint has lots of polishing swirls and several light scratches, orange accents starting to fade. Interior uninspiring, with seats from a '60s A-body GM, Chrysler dash steering column, B&M floor shifter, and plainly upholstered bat logo door panels. From the looks of the chassis, Batman lives on a dirt road. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $40,000. Batmobile creator George Barris was on site for the show, but unsurprisingly, he did not endorse this unlicensed copy of his work. Absolutely no money in the room here—or on the phone, or on the Internet, or even in Gotham City Hall—with rumors that the owner thought it was worth at least $80k. POW! to that idea. #15-1971 BUICK GSX Replica convert- ible. S/N 444617H188213. Black & white/ white vinyl /white vinyl . Odo: 77,634 miles. 455-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Originally Sandpiper Beige. Average repaint with well-applied graphics, satisfactory panel fit comparable to factory. Lightly frosted original chrome and trim, headlights are modern halogens. Average fitting newer replacement top. Good workmanship on new seat and door panel upholstery, for mileage and age. Modern under-dash CD changer stereo. Fresh undercoating and dual exhaust. Correct wheels and original covers, whitewall width slightly narrower than stock. Indicated miles claimed to be actual. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $21,000. 1960 was the year Cadillac's monster fins began to recede, hastened the next year by the slab-sided, finless, and wildly popular 1961 Lincoln. Even with the repaint and light mods, this was still under the money for a big-fin Caddy hard top. #46-1955 CHEVROLET 150 4-dr sedan. S/N B55K077397. Skyline Blue/blue & white nylon & vinyl. Odo: 71,726 miles. 235-ci I6, 1-bbl, auto. Older repaint shows weak prep work and sloppy masking, rust blisters visible at headlights. Serviceable brightwork, loose door glass trim. Blanket conceals badly frayed original seat bottoms, seat backs fine. Door panels warped from water seeped through than stock. Fitted with Everwing fog lamps front and rear, on Panasport alloy wheels shod with new low-profile radials. (Stock wheels and hubcaps included.) Turnkey ready. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $45,000. The seller claimed to have $80k put into restoring the car, which was believable, but it'll never be recovered in our lifetime. While only 700 of the Fairlady bodies were fitted with the 2-Liter motor, that October 2010 original carpet threadbare in places. Has aftermarket cassette player, triple gauge pod under dash, and a/c but no belt for compressor. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $13,700. First clue something isn't right: a bench seat interior. Second clue: there's no such thing as a 1971 GSX. More phantom than fake, this was still put to- windows. Radio control knobs missing. Rattlecan motor repaint flaking, bias-ply wide whites fairly new. With optional Powerglide automatic, AM radio, and dash clock. VIN tag not attached in the usual location. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $8,900. This was about as close as you'll get to a drivable, entry-level Tri-Five Chevy that you won't be ashamed of taking to the local cruise night. The seller really should have taken the deal, as this was money beyond 121

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Specialty Auto Auctions Sioux Falls, SD what the car is worth anywhere else. #38-1958 CHEVROLET BEL AIR 4-dr hard top. S/N F58L116819. Black/red vinyl & black cloth. Odo: 27,965 miles. 283-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Wears its original coat of paint with 52 years of nicks, scratches, and scuffs. All original brightwork lightly scuffed and pitted. Modern redone seat surfaces and carpets, interior otherwise original and well preserved. Has optional push-button AM radio, power steering, power brakes, and Turboglide automatic. Dusty but authentically repainted motor, with aftermarket carb and air cleaner. Modern lesser '58 Chevys went, and I guess I now know the answer: South Dakota. This sale had three four-door Bel Airs—I usually don't see that many in a year. This one was a mishmash of parts that came out of an estate, and for this money, the heirs can be glad it's gone. TOP 10 No. 3 #42-1968 CHEVROLET C10 ½-ton pickup. S/N CE148J111672. Medium blue & white/blue vinyl & cloth . Odo: 56,187 miles. 327-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. All original body components, reportedly, including '69-'70 style grille. Better quality trim-on repaint, with good masking and virtually no detectable overspray. Original trim worn but presentable. GM-spec door and panel fit. Generally good interior, with non-authentic seat reupholstery and carpeting, moderately on a cool resto-mod. But just making it a runner will require some work. Appropriately bid, and could even be cheap, compared to getting a Dynacorn body. This should've been enough to get it sold. #28-1967 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE SS 396 2-dr hard top. S/N 138177B140873. Medium blue metallic/blue vinyl. Odo: 19,999 miles. 396-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Newer repaint, good prep work. Generally good panel fit, wide gaps at cowl area, as is common. Rechromed bumpers, mostly repop emblems and trim. Repro soft trim hardly worn. Aftermarket tach, shift light, triple-gauge pod, cassette, rubber battery, cables, and cut-off switch fitted. Has all rubber fuel lines with in-line fuel filter. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $12,500. In its first full year of production, the Turboglide was intended as a step up from the 2-speed Powerglide, and a step below the HydraMatic. It was very similar to Buick's Dynaflow. It was also fussier than all three. For a generally stock and presentable car, this was a real world bid, considering the limited market for 4-drs, and the prospect of redoing seats and induction to make it original, or repainting to make it nice. That said, anyone inclined toward the latter option should've gone for lot 9. TOP 10 No. 2 #9-1958 CHEVROLET BEL AIR 4-dr sedan. S/N L58K167624. Maroon metallic/white paint/burgundy velour. Odo: 25,101 miles. 235-ci I6, 1-bbl, auto. Older repaint in non-stock hue shows some light scratches. Older rechromed bumpers, original trim fine. Fitted with aftermarket door window shades, wire wheel covers, twin rear antennas, and Cadillac crests on rear door frames. Interior mods include bench seats from a Cadillac (which explains the emblems), modern pedals, modern carpet, quad gauge pack, soiled. With optional upgraded mirrors, AM radio, painted rear step bumper, and steel floor cargo box. Engine bay tidy. Aftermarket chrome-tipped dual exhaust. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $5,670. The VIN did not check out as a Janesville plant '68, probably due to a collision repair when it was a late model used truck, as 1968 and 1969 front fascias and fenders are totally different. The seller dropped his reserve when the bidding stopped, and it was a good deal for both parties involved—especially the buyer. Actually, this was the only vehicle at the auction that I really wanted to buy for myself. #72-1968 CHEVROLET CAMARO Custom coupe. S/N 1123378L319324. White & black/black cloth. Odo: 46,423 miles. 350-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Non-original small-block, as the car was originally a straight six. Originally LeMans blue, now wears a cheapie repaint starting to peel along inner panel edges, with low-buck nose stripe canted at an angle. Dryrotted seals. Scruffy interior, no carpet, Recarro-type take-out used seats. Loose fit center console, hacked up center dashboard mats. Rebuilt original motor, but not done to stock 350 hp specs. Fitted with high-rise aluminum intake, headers, low profile chrome air cleaner, aftermarket chrome valve covers, and tube headers. Converted to discs up front. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $28,000. The consignor made it a point to note on the windshield disclosure form that he had all receipts dating back to 2006. That's not real impressive for a 43-year-old car, and while it's claimed to be a real deal SS 396, that gap of 39 years didn't help his cause. Plenty bid here. #13-1969 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE SS 396 2-dr hard top. S/N 136378B316434. Light green metallic & black/black vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 69,119 miles. 396-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Recent restoration in original color combo. Quality bare body repaint, rechromed bumpers, mostly good original trim. Nice panel fit. Expertly replaced vinyl roof and graphics, repop seats and carpeting, other soft trim original and OK. Fitted with '80s-era cassette deck and under-dash gauges. Has tinted glass, wood rim wheel, power steering, power brakes, and 2 radios—one 8-track, one cassette. Nonstock components under the hood. Split manifold dual exhaust for a truly unique exhaust note. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $5,750. Auctions dominated by Tri-power 348 Impalas always leave me wondering where the garden-variety 122 with no climate controls, aftermarket steering wheel, gauges crudely installed. Motor not stock but expertly installed. A California black plate car until 2007. Cond: 4-. NOT SOLD AT $7,100. With its solid California body and modern driveline (the only meaningful attention paid to the car), this would be a good start center console, door edge guards, and Magnum 500-style wheels. Replacement motor, but claimed to have originally been a 375-hp car. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $25,000. When bidding ceased, it was announced they were calling the owner to see if he would accept the price. Fat chance of that happening, as it had a Sports Car Market

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Specialty Auto Auctions Sioux Falls, SD $35k reserve on it. But considering the nonoriginal motor, I have to say the bid was closer to reality than the reserve. #8-1962 CHEVROLET CORVAIR Monza wagon. S/N 20935W191369. Honduras Maroon/Fawn vinyl. Odo: 58,965 miles. Old repaint with texture, heavy masking lines, and rust blisters on front rocker panels. Serviceable mostly original trim, with replacement '64style grille (the only one available as a repop). Door fit good, seals floppy. Needs rear wheel cylinders replaced (as disclosed), and carbs rebuilt. Original motor oily and dirty. Interior not #50-1959 DODGE D100 Sweptside ½-ton pickup. S/N M8D1L27127. Red & black/gold & black nylon & vinyl. Odo: 8,771 miles. 318ci V8, 2-bbl, auto. Excellent bare body repaint, although openings for the hood side louvers show old residue underneath new coating. All chrome replated, all trim professionally buffed out. Bare threaded holes for missing side mirrors in doors, stainless plug over antenna hole. Unworn, authentically restored interior. Runs out robustly, due to non-stock dual exhaust. correct 383 for what was bid here. Bid to less than the cost of the parts, not to mention the work, but welcome to the world of fakey-doos in 2010. TOP 10 No. 1 #31-1977 MERCURY MONARCH coupe. S/N 7W35F516421. Jade Green metallic/Jade Green vinyl . Odo: 59,695 miles. 302-ci V8, 2-bbl, 4-sp. Miles claimed original, with car said to be fully unrestored. Paint presents well overall with a few touch-ups. Fair original brightwork. Upholstery and carpet moderately worn and soiled. Shift boot torn, console missing pieces. Engine bay almost fully stock, including all original grime. With optional V8, 4-speed manual, power too bad at first glance, but seat bottom pleats are separating and carpet is a used transplant. Optional 102-hp motor, Powerglide auto, and push-button AM radio. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $2,500. Station wagon Corvairs only lasted a year and a half, with this one representing the rarest variant—a final, half-year, top-of-theline 1962 Monza (Monza trim was not offered on the 1961 wagons). But rare and desirable are not necessarily interchangeable concepts, and as a Deacon in the Church of Corvairology, I concede that a Corvair station wagon was not, in fact, Chevy's best idea ever. While the days of $500 running Corvairs are gone, the days of $2,500 running Corvairs are still with us. #63-1972 CHEVROLET CORVETTE coupe. S/N 1Z37W2S516450. Mille Miglia Red/black leather. Odo: 43,302 miles. 454-ci 270-hp V8, 4-bbl, auto. Optional tilt/telescopic steering column and a/c, although compressor pulley is rusted solid. Engine bay is crude, lewd, and generally disgusting. Barely sputtered across the block. Older repaint with little regard to masking, light pitting on most brightwork. Heavier wrinkling and wear to Weak repaint on chassis components, with rust popping thorough. Frame mounting points show chips and wear from being lashed to a trailer. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $39,500. I've already seen this Sweptside fail to sell twice this year, at both Silver's Ft. McDowell sale in January, where it was bid to $44,000 (SCM# 156742) and at Mecum's Spring Classic in Indy, where it made an insufficient $57,000 (SCM# 163721). The seller is shopping it pretty hard, I'd say, especially bringing it out here. Maybe he was hoping to find a rich farmer who doesn't do the collector car auction scene. No such luck. #51-1968 DODGE SUPER BEE Custom 2-dr sedan. S/N WM21H8A340145. Aqua & black/black vinyl. Odo: 74,857 miles. 511-ci V8, 2x4-bbl, 4-sp. Better-than-average repaint, slightly off-hue from original aqua. Non-OEM windshield, rechromed bumpers, some trim replaced. Repro carpet, door panels, dash pad, and seats, all lightly soiled. Gauge faces yellowing slightly. Fitted with Hurst shifter and quad gauge pack. Originally used a 383-ci motor, now sports built-up but stock-appearing steering, power front discs, AM/FM, and alloy wheels. Fitted with aftermarket fog and driving lights, third brake light, and speakers on rear shelf. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $6,264. Call me a bit off-kilter for fondly recalling the Ford Granada/ Mercury Monarch, since my mom had a nearly identical 2-door in the Granada flavor. While quick and dependable, these cars were nothing special, but they were great compared to the Fox platform Fairmont/Zephyr. Sold for a bit more than I expected, but maybe I'm not the only one out there who had good luck—or got lucky—in a Granada or a Monarch. #34-1964 OLDSMOBILE DYNAMIC 88 convertible. S/N 844M213694. White/white vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 1,538 miles. 394-ci V8, 2-bbl, auto. Good newer repaint over average body prep, with light overspray on chassis and a few small blisters in rear quarter panels. Passable original brightwork. Newer replacement top with average quality installation, but seats, but not worn through yet. Newer aftermarket rubber floor mats keep carpet looking presentable. Modern AM/FM/cassette “Corvette” stereo added into dash. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $19,000. This one was a late arrival, as it was cataloged online before the auction, yet showed up roughly halfway through the event. Considering how it ran, I'm surprised it made it at all. The final bid was nearly double what it's worth—even parted out. October 2010 aluminum head hemi. Aftermarket polished aluminum radiator, MSD ignition system, billet aluminum distributor, and electric fuel pump with braided stainless lines. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $39,500. First seen at McCormick's Palm Springs sale in February '10, where it failed to sell at $49,500 (SCM# 160659), and seen again at Mecum's Indy sale in May '10, where it again failed, this time at $37,500 (SCM# 163747). While overall a good build, there's pretty much no market for fake Hemi cars in today's market; the dealer would almost be better off replacing the Hemi with an era- needs driver's side latch. Good original interior, with some seams starting to split on seat backs and moderate wear and soiling on carpets. With optional AM/FM, power rear antenna, power door locks, and tilt steering column. Stock steel wheels and covers with new radial tires. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $9,400. For '60s convertibles, Chevrolets and Cadillacs get most of the attention, but this Olds would be a great cruiser car, even needing some light work. High bid should've got the deal done if the consignor just wanted to move it out, but if it's a private owner who can do the fixes, I can see why he held out for more. 123

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eBay Motors online sales Three-Wheeled Wonders While I do not agree with the declared profit potential, I would say that a capable tinkerer could resurrect this for a fun and funny-looking grocery-getter without finding himself upside down (at least not figuratively). Report by Geoff Archer Market opinions in italics I f you find four wheels to be too many and two are just not enough, this month's collection of trikes should have just the diminutive errand-runner for you... just try to keep the rubbery side down.. Condition inferred from seller's descriptions; cars were not physically examined by the author. All quoted material taken from the eBay listings. (sf=seller's feedback; bf=buyer's feedback) #120574619246-2009 CAMPAGNA T-REX 3-wheeled motorcycle. S/N 2C9TC419492145086 . White/black vinyl. Odo: 21 miles. 34 Photos. Glen Ellyn, IL. The T-Rex seats two side-by-side. It is powered by the 197-hp I-4 out of a Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14. It has a mixture of car and bike controls; steering wheel, 3 pedals, 6-speed sequential gearbox mounted on the floor, and motorcycle gauges and stalks. This is a brand-new vehicle, white is a new color for 2009. Seller does not explain anything further. 10 bids, sf 427. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $47,800. With an MSRP of $51,245, this sale was a straightforward bargain, if a mild one. Of course, if you're shopping for a T-Rex in this economy, you evidently work in a recession-proof business (like, say, racketeering) and aren't overly concerned about that sort of thing anyway. #270467546762-1932 BSA BOATTAILED TRIKE 3-wheeled roadster. S/N 5559. Green & cream/brown canvas/brown leather. RHD. Odo: 1,221 miles. 13 Photos. Seattle, WA. Seller offers some B.S.A. history but few details about the example for sale: “Our car came from a well-respected motorcycle collector and author. Though it had a caring restoration once, it was many years ago, though the car is remarkably original and sound. Due to the somewhat lightweight nature of these machines and their coachwork, they are extremely 124 delicate and therefore incredibly rare. There is some wood deterioration in the frame near the boot as well as on the lower frame.” 13 bids, sf 222. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $18,000. Given the rarity of B.S.A.s and healthy bidding from the worldwide venue, this would have to be considered market price. Hopefully the buyer can address the rot without getting too far into an unprofitable restoration. #110521700213-1982 LOMAX 223 3-wheeled roadster. S/N VF7AKA0083KA8503. British Racing Green/black vinyl. Odo: 55,000 miles. 5 Photos. Aspen, CO. “Powered by a standard Citroen 2CV engine... 602cc of aircooled power! It is front-wheel drive and has a four-speed transmission. At 55-60 mph it will deliver up to 57 mpg yet will easily exceed 80+ mph too! The fiberglass body has no rust or damage. It runs very well and needs no work to use or drive. In Oregon, California and many other states, this vehicle is considered to be a motorcycle. It is registered as a car.” 14 bids, sf 10. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $6,099. The 223 model designation refers to the vehicle's 2 cylinders, 2 seats, and 3 wheels, according to 3wheelers.com. Although 2CV purists might consider it a bastard, the kit car Lomax looks pretty cool in its own right, and by now has a fair amount of history, having been in production since 1982. This price seems like a good value in the preposterous transportation category. #120371338225-1932 MORGAN SUPER SPORTS 3-wheeled roadster. S/N N/A. Blue & yellow/black leather. RHD. 12 Photos. Franklin, MA. “Restored in the '90s by a friend from whom I purchased it ten years ago. At time of restoration virtually everything was new or restored, including new ash wood frame, all sheet metal, stainless exhaust, new body and fenders, large Lucas headlights, new black leather and tires. It has not been run since purchase and will require some refreshing and minor finishing by the new owner. 1096cc J.A.P. water-cooled V twin motor, 3-sp and reverse gearbox, small hub wheels.” 42 bids, sf 499, bf 140. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $33,433. The several comparable Morgans in the SCM database sold for either $20something, $30something or $50something. Although none has yet hit the middle-of-the-road $40k, it seems like that is the number destined for this machine. Once refreshed mechanically, the cosmetics will still be more than a decade old, and that is what will keep it out of the $50k range. #190350929938-1978 RELIANT ROBIN Super 850 3-wheeled hatchback. S/N N/A. Yellow/black vinyl. RHD. Odo: 69,000 miles. 10 Photos. New Orleans, LA. “Imported from my home in England. It is all fiberglass on steel frame. The good: great three wheeled cars with excellent gas mileage. All glass is good. As with all older fiberglass cars paint is faded and splotchy. Had a UK inspection (MOT)—steering, switches, gauges, lights all work. New Sports Car Market

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1931 It drove us into the “Jazz Age”. It drove us into the “Space Age”. 1954 Be a part of automotive history at the 5th Annual Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance. From its very inception, the automobile has captured our imagination and played an important role in almost every major event in history. To celebrate this distinctive heritage, we invite you to join us over three spectacular days February 25, 26 and 27, 2011, as we commemorate the 5th Anniversary of the Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance. This year, we are also proud to honor the 100th Anniversary of the Indianapolis 500 with the presentation of the “Legends of Indy Awards” to the Unser family, A.J. Foyt, Rick Mears, Helio Castroneves, Roger Penske, Honda, and Firestone. Also on Saturday night, during the Gala dinner and show, we are excited to welcome back celebrated comedian and America's number one “car guy”, Jay Leno. On Sunday, see racing legends, famous celebrities and car enthusiasts from around the world, as an expert panel judges some of the finest automobiles and motorcycles ever built. From our very first Concours, the world-renowned Boca Raton Resort has been the proud host of this prestigious event. So join us for the 5th Annual Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance and create a little automotive history of your own. TO REGISTER YOUR CAR OR MOTORCYCLE OR TO LEARN MORE, PLEASE VISIT US ONLINE OR CALL US TODAY. “Jazz Age”. It drove us into the “Space Age”. 1954 Be a part of automotive history at the 5th Annual Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance. From its very inception, the automobile has captured our imagination and played an important role in almost every major event in history. To celebrate this distinctive heritage, we invite you to join us over three spectacular days February 25, 26 and 27, 2011, as we commemorate the 5th Anniversary of the Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance. This year, we are also proud to honor the 100th Anniversary of the Indianapolis 500 with the presentation of the “Legends of Indy Awards” to the Unser family, A.J. Foyt, Rick Mears, Helio Castroneves, Roger Penske, Honda, and Firestone. Also on Saturday night, during the Gala dinner and show, we are excited to welcome back celebrated comedian and America's number one “car guy”, Jay Leno. On Sunday, see racing legends, famous celebrities and car enthusiasts from around the world, as an expert panel judges some of the finest automobiles and motorcycles ever built. From our very first Concours, the world-renowned Boca Raton Resort has been the proud host of this prestigious event. So join us for the 5th Annual Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance and create a little automotive history of your own. TO REGISTER YOUR CAR OR MOTORCYCLE OR TO LEARN MORE, PLEASE VISIT US ONLINE OR CALL US TODAY. WWW.BOCARATONCONCOURS.COM WWW.BOCARATONCONCOURS.COM 954.537.1010

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eBay Motors online sales battery. Comes with bill of sale and all import and customs cleared documents for titling. Corbin Motors in Hollister, CA. (This is the 2nd of 3 versions of the Sparrow, the jellybean.) This is an electric all-weather motorcycle capable of 75 mph. Carpool lane OK and does not require a special motorcycle license. Helmet not required. Usable repeatable range on a full did not approach 20% of build cost. #170283389238-1975 OWOSSO EXPLORER CORP. EXALTER 3-wheeled motorcycle. S/N N/A. Silver & red/black vinyl. Odo: 1,217 miles. 7 Photos. Onarga, IL. “Excellent used condition with only 1,217 miles. It is street legal, and has a title. It has a Briggs and Stratton 12-hp motor with an electric start and independent suspension. It has a flat spot on the front tire from sitting for so many years, but it just gives you a bump when Motor has a blown head gasket but comes with a complete gasket set to fix it.” 10 bids, sf 665. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $1,500. Seller assures us that “A good mechanic should turn this rare microcar into one worth several thousand dollars.” Well, the mechanic needs to be paid, and even then, the cosmetics are still all in shambles. So, while I do not agree with the declared profit potential, I would say that a capable tinkerer could resurrect this for a fun and funnylooking grocery-getter, without finding himself upside down (at least not figuratively). Fair deal. #260608466261-1965 PIAGGIO VESPA Pickup 3-wheeled scooter. S/N N/A. Metallic mint green/black vinyl seat/teak cargo box. 24 Photos. Jakarta, Indonesia. “A modified single seated scooter with 3 wheels (looks like Vespa Ape Piaggio) using a New Bajaj engine 150cc. The purpose of this vehicle is to loading or unloading goods, or transporting goods, or cruising with the speed up to 45mph with four-speed gears (including 4 forward gears and a reverse gear).” 7 bids, sf 54. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $610. I would love for this Italian cutemobile to be the new Fiat Jolly, but alas, charge with good batteries is approximately 20-25 miles. Repainted last year and kept garaged or under custom vehicle cover (custom cover included). New battery pack.” 27 bids, sf 235. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $8,800. SCMers understand that traditional vehicle collectibility is enhanced by 1) low production, 2) industry significance, and 3) race performance. The Corbin Sparrow, with its 1) limited production, 2) hilarious looks, and 3) stint as the rolling sperm in “Austin Powers: Goldmember” just might have enough going for it to achieve true electric vehicle collectibility. In great condition, and at half the original MSRP, this would have been a good example to test that theory over the coming years. #250600326058-2004 ELIMINATOR CUSTOM TRIKE 3-wheeled motorcycle. S/N 1C9TR8MF84B965001. Black/black “Austrian” leather. Odo: 1 miles. 23 Photos. Los Angeles, CA. “A turn-key, custom-fabricated and engineered show Trike with its own custom display. Its hand-formed metal construction, powerful performance and advanced technology have earned this custom creation over a dozen trophies. One look and you know this Trike is packed with power. That massive chrome block devouring the front end of the nobody's overpaying yet. US $500 is due within three days; full payment within seven. Shipping to North America estimated at $850. Considering that the real money for something like this is $3k-$4k, it's clear that most bidders suspected a scam, likely put off by the excessive boilerplate and non-standard English. But then again, seller's feedback is 100%, and a large part of it is Italian praise for his awesome scooters. Hmm. Probably better off with 4 wheels anyway. #120509032409-2000 CORBIN SPARROW 3-wheeled coupe. S/N 1C9TS1203YH737047. Lime green/black vinyl. Odo: 3,660 miles. 7 Photos. Alameda, CA. “#47 of fewer than 300 manufactured by 126 riding it. It will need rear brakes.” 24 bids, sf 239, bf 467. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $2,024. Forget old Fiats and Ford wagons, this is the vehicle that SCMers will really be fighting over in a cross-country relay. Just kidding, but seriously folks: the real money will come out in the bidding war deciding who won't have to ride this thing. Would the throbbing front fork cause any health problems? Or just insanity? Well sold (for at least the second time in this vehicle's history). #190404955797-2009 3-wheeled motorcycle. TRYCKLE S/N JYA3HHE04VA105005. Red/tan vinyl . Odo: 1,000 miles. 5 Photos. Cape Coral, FL. “Reverse trike, plug-in electric vehicle. This one uses a '97 Yamaha sport bike as donor and is titled and registered as that bike. Built 2 years ago. Has 72 volt DC Sepex motor. Regen braking. Top speed 50mph, range 25-35 miles depending upon terrain. Recharges overnight Eliminator is too hard to ignore. It will annihilate the competition with its monstrous 510-hp, fuel-injected ramjet 502-ci engine.” 38 bids, sf 32. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $27,980. Recognize the background? 6060 Wilshire Blvd? It's the address of the Petersen Automotive Museum. Add “petersen6060” to your eBay “favorite sellers” list, and you will be apprised of all the occasional museum donations “surplus to our requirements.” I'm thinking that's a polite euphemism for “a trainwreck of taste so offensively stupid, we'd be embarrassed to be seen in the same room with it.” Sale price probably with standard 15amp household outlet. Forward & reverse at the flip of a switch. Great around town commuter. Fiberglass body, vintage VW front suspension, steering, and brakes. 1000 miles since completion.” 1 Buy-It-Now bid, sf 78. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $4,500. If you were able to get past the “vintage VW front suspension” as a selling point, or that the front half of the body looks like a toddler bed F40, you might enjoy a few minutes of emissions-free embarrassment. Given that this price probably wouldn't cover the costs of the electric componentry alone, I would have to surmise that either this kind of attention got old or the batteries did (or both). ♦ Sports Car Market

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Price Guide Mid-Year Update General Motors Buy-Sell Price Range Low BUICK Skylark convertible Skylark convertible Riviera GS Skylark GS 400 Convertible Skylark GS 400 Convertible (Add 20% for 4-sp. Deduct 20% for 1968 models.) Skylark GS 400 Stage 1 Convertible Skylark GS 455 Convertible Skylark GS 455 Stage 1 Convertible Skylark GSX 455 (Add 20% for 4-sp; 50% for Stage 1.) Skylark GS 455 Convertible Skylark GS 455 Stage 1 Convertible CADILLAC Series 62 convertible Series 62 convertible Coupe DeVille Eldorado convertible Coupe DeVille Convertible Eldorado Seville Eldorado convertible (Eldorado Biarritz, 1956) Coupe DeVille Convertible Eldorado Seville 2-door hard top Eldorado Biarritz convertible Eldorado Brougham 4-door hard top Coupe DeVille Convertible Eldorado Seville 2-door hard top Eldorado Biarritz convertible Eldorado Brougham 4-door hard top (Pinninfaria) Coupe DeVille Convertible Eldorado convertible Coupe DeVille Convertible Eldorado convertible Eldorado 2-door hard top Eldorado 2-door hard top Eldorado convertible Indy Pace / Festival Car convertible Bicentennial convertible Eldorado convertible Allante convertible Allante convertible XLR convertible XLR-V convertible CHEVROLET Camaro SS 350 Convertible SS 396 Convertible Z28 Yenko Camaro Z/28 (Add 20% to '67–'69 Z/28 for RS option.) Yenko Camaro SS 350 Pace Car Convertible SS 396 Pace Car Convertible Yenko Camaro Z/28 Z/28 (Add 10% to ‘70–73 Z/28 for RS option.) SS 396 Z/28 Z/28 Z/28 Pace Car Pace Car Chevelle SS (360-hp) SS 396 SS 396 Convertible SS 396 Convertible Yenko Chevelle SS 396 (402/454) Convertible SS 454/360-hp LS5 Convertible October 2010 46–47 48–53 49–53 53 54–56 54–56 56 54–56 57–58 57–58 57–58 57–58 57–58 59–60 59–60 59–60 59–60 59–60 61–62 61–62 61–62 63–70 63–70 63–66 67–70 71–78 71–76 73 76 84–85 87–92 93 04–09 06–09 67–68 67–68 67–68 67–68 67 67 68 68 69 69 69 69 69 70–73 70–72 77–78 74 79–81 82 93 65 65 66–67 66–67 68–69 68–69 69 70 70 70 70 8,097 41,320 42,613 532 74,556 22,760 3,900 8,250 44,227 16,825 2,955 2615 704 43,509 25,130 2,050 2,605 200 45,831 32,300 2,900 422,507 141,742 8,070 86,633 292,761 54,640 52 200 5600 16,730 4,670 14,644 2188 36,469 inc. 23,068 inc. 602 107* 26,213 64* 3,675 inc. inc. 200* 20,302 27,744 27,415 13,802 69,256 173,286 6,360 633 81,112 201 135,218 inc. 149,915 inc. 99* 62,372 inc. 4,298 inc. $45,000 $55,000 $30,000 $100,000 $25,000 $60,000 $36,000 $85,000 $28,000 $52,000 $35,000 $80,000 $75,000 $30,000 $60,000 $38,000 $90,000 $55,000 $20,000 $30,000 $40,000 $12,000 $18,000 $35,000 $10,000 $4,500 $8,000 $15,000 $20,000 $7,000 $4,400 $8,500 $25,000 $40,000 $21,000 $23,000 $26,000 $27,500 $52,000 $275,000 $40,000 $315,000 $26,000 $32,000 $35,000 $250,000 $45,000 $18,500 $23,000 $15,000 $6,500 $6,500 $6,500 $10,000 $22,500 $145,000 $21,000 $30,000 $22,000 $31,000 $200,000 $26,500 $30,000 $40,000 $42,000 $65,000 C $75,000 C $50,000 C $160,000 C $40,000 C $90,000 C $60,000 C $140,000 B $46,000 C $85,000 C $60,000 C $150,000 C $125,000 C $50,000 C $105,000 C $62,000 C $175,000 C $85,000 C $35,000 C $50,000 C $60,000 C $30,000 C $40,000 C $55,000 C $18,000 C $9,500 D $22,000 C $30,000 B $35,000 C $17,500 C $10,500 D $18,000 C $55,000 D $70,000 D $32,000 C $36,500 C $48,500 B $58,000 A $75,000 A $350,000 A $50,000 B $350,000 A $50,000 C $54,000 C $60,000 B $300,000 A $75,000 B $29,000 B $38,000 C $23,000 D $12,000 D $13,500 D $10,000 D $17,000 D $31,000 B $250,000 A $48,000 B $58,000 B $48,000 B $58,000 B $300,000 A $52,000 B $60,000 B $50,000 B $70,000 B HH HH HH HHH HH HH HH HHH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH H H H H HH HH HH HH HH HHH HH HHH HH HH HH HHH HH HH HH HH HH HH H H HH HHH HH HH HH HH HHH HH HH HH HH 53 54 65 65–67 65–67 68–69 68–69 69 69 70 70 70 70 70 71–72 71–72 71–72 71–72 1,690 836 3,354 23,442* 6,122 17,009* 4,230 1,256 212 8,732 1,416 8,732 1,416 678 15,991* 1,754 1,529 162 $105,000 $115,000 $22,000 $12,500 $16,000 $16,000 $20,000 $26,000 $46,000 $23,000 $32,000 $45,000 $70,000 $50,000 $20,000 $27,000 $30,000 $70,000 $145,000 B $150,000 B $35,000 B $17,500 C $21,500 C $21,000 C $26,000 C $36,000 B $60,000 B $29,000 B $42,000 A $55,000 B $85,000 A $60,000 A $25,000 B $35,000 B $35,000 B $84,000 A HH HH HHH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH High SS 454/450-hp LS6 Convertible (Add 25% for 4-sp.) SS 396 Convertible SS 454 LS5 Convertible Impala Impala SS Impala SS Impala SS Nova Nova SS Nova SS Nova SS 327 L79 Nova SS 396/375-hp L78 Yenko Nova 427 Yenko Nova Deuce Nova SS 350 Nova SS 350 OLDSMOBILE 442 442 442 Convertible 442 Convertible W-30 (Add 25% for 4-sp.) Hurst 442 442 Convertible W-30 Convertible (For ‘70–71 442 and W-30, add 25% for 4-sp.) Rallye 350 SX 455 Convertible 442 Convertible W-30 Convertible Hurst Pace Car convertible PONTIAC Firebird V8 coupe Convertible 400 coupe Convertible Trans Am (Ram Air IV add 75%) Formula Trans Am Trans Am SD-455 ('73 add 50%) Formula SD-455 ('73 add 50%) Trans Am 455 Trans Am Trans Am 10th Anniversary Trans Am Turbo Pace Car Trans Am 15th Anniversary GTO Coupe Convertible Coupe Convertible Coupe Convertible Coupe Convertible Coupe Convertible Coupe Convertible Judge Judge Convertible GTO Convertible Judge Judge Convertible Coupe Convertible Judge Judge Convertible Coupe Coupe (For all GTOs, add 20% for 4-sp.) (For 1964–66, add 35% for Tri-Power. For 1967–69, add 40% for Ram-Air III; 75% for Ram–Air IV.) (For 1970–72, add 15% for 455 V8; 50% for 455 HO V8.) *Predicted appreciation over twelve months, where five-star cars will out-perform market at large, three-star cars are fully priced, and one-star cars are still depreciating 127 71–72 71–72 71–72 71–72 94 95 96 62–65 66–67 66–67 68–70 (Add 25% for 4-sp—must have authenticating paperwork.) Nova SS 350 68–72 69 70 71–72 73 64 65 66–67 66–67 68–69 68–69 68–69 68–69 70–71 70–71 70–71 70–71 70 70–71 70–71 72 72 72 72 72 72 67–69 67–69 67–69 67–69 69 70–73 70–73 73–74 73–74 74–76 75–76 77–78 79 79–81 81 84 64 64 65 65 66 66 67 67 68 68 69 69 69 69 70 70 70 70 71 71 71 71 72 73 82,000 inc. 14,835 inc. 6,303 18,649 25,000* 62,108 20,200 5,487 5,618 49,340 23* 120* 19,324 35,542 2,999 25,003 46,826* 5,933 36,642 9,437 2,300 1,421 27,189 4,237 4,020 374 3,547 9,374 inc. 9,845 1,171 772 113 499 130 200,752 39,069 inc. inc. 697 30,926 11,400 1,155 101 84,230 73,975 162,086 7,500 201,497 2,000 55,374 24,806 64,041 6,644 11,311 84,148 12,798 72,205 9,517 77,704 9,980 58,126 7,328 6,725 108 32,737 3,615 3,629 168 9,497 357 661 17 5,807 4,806 $18,000 $21,500 $26,000 $29,000 $6,500 $7,000 $7,500 $12,000 $17,000 $24,000 $22,000 $12,500 $350,000 $80,000 $11,000 $6,500 $14,000 $13,500 $14,000 $18,000 $14,000 $18,000 $33,000 $33,000 $22,500 $24,000 $52,000 $150,000 $19,000 $18,000 $21,500 $12,500 $15,000 $30,000 $38,000 $21,000 $27,500 $12,000 $15,000 $17,500 $24,000 $65,000 $16,000 $19,000 $35,000 $38,000 $14,000 $15,000 $10,000 $14,500 $9,500 $11,500 $8,250 $21,000 $24,000 $29,000 $35,000 $21,000 $32,000 $27,500 $38,000 $17,000 $22,500 $23,000 $27,500 $55,000 $125,000 $22,000 $27,500 $50,000 $130,000 $18,000 $22,000 $70,000 $150,000 $12,500 $11,000 $28,500 C $36,000 C $48,000 C $55,000 C $10,500 F $11,000 F $12,000 F $22,000 C $36,000 C $40,000 B $34,000 B $19,500 C $425,000 A $110,000 B $15,000 C $9,800 D $22,000 C $21,000 C $23,500 C $27,500 C $22,500 C $28,000 C $48,000 B $47,500 C $31,000 C $34,500 B $62,000 B $300,000 B $27,500 C $25,000 C $26,000 C $20,000 C $24,000 C $35,000 C $55,000 B $30,000 C $40,000 C $16,000 C $19,500 C $23,000 C $33,000 C $100,000 B $22,000 C $28,000 C $55,000 B $52,500 B (For all 1967–74, add 25% for 4-sp.; add $4,000 for Ram Air III on 400 engine; $1,000 for Formula; $1,000 for 455 engine.) Trans Am 70 70 4,475 inc. Buy-Sell Price Range Low $55,000 $200,000 High $95,000 A $300,000 A HH HHH HH HH HH HH H H H HH HH HH HH HH HHH HHH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HHH HHH HH HH HHH HHH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH $18,000 D $11,500 F $32,000 C $37,500 B $38,000 C $45,000 B $28,000 C $43,000 B $34,000 C $50,000 B $23,000 C $32,500 B $30,000 C $35,000 C $75,000 B $145,000 B $27,500 C $35,000 C $70,000 C $140,000 C $22,000 C $29,500 C $90,000 C $190,000 C $15,000 C $14,000 C $21,000 D HHH $22,000 D HHH $18,000 D HHH $22,500 D HHH $16,000 D HHH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HHH HH HH HH HHH HH HH HH HHH HH HH Yrs. Built No. Made Grade Rating Yrs. Built No. Made Grade Rating

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Price Guide Mid-Year Update Ford, Shelby, Lincoln & Mercury Buy-Sell Price Range Low FORD Fairlane and Torino Fairlane GT/GTA Convertible (For 390 engine, add $7,500.) Talladega 428 Torino Cobra 428 Torino GT 429 CJ Convertible GT CJ Torino Cobra 429 Mustang V8 convertible GT convertible (Add 40% for K code; 20% for 4-sp.) Coupe 2+2 fastback (Add 40% for K code; 20% for 4-sp.) V8 convertible GT convertible GT fastback GTA fastback Mach 1 428 Q code 428 CJ convertible (Add: 20% for 4-sp.) Boss 302 (Add 20% for 1969 model.) V8 convertible Boss 351 Mach 1 Mach 1 429 CJ V8 convertible Mustang II Cobra Boss 429 (Add 10% for 1969 model.) SVO Saleen Saleen Saleen Saleen GT GT SHELBY Cobra 260 Cobra 289 (Deduct 10% for worm-and-sector steering.) Cobra 427 GT350 R GT350 GT350 H GT350 GT500 GT350 (Deduct 10% for automatic.) 67 67 (Deduct 10% for automatic.) Convertible GT350 H GT500 Convertible GT500 KR Convertible GT350 Convertible GT500 Fastback Convertible Convertible E-code Convertible (dual carbs) F-code Convertible (supercharged) (Deduct $1,000 for only one top.) Coupe Convertible Coupe Convertible (Add $1,000 for 390-ci M-code.) Sports Roadster (Add $5,000 for 390-ci M-code.) GT40 Mk I–IV LINCOLN Continental coupe Continental convertible Cosmopolitan & Capri convertible 46–48 46–48 49–55 1,943 1,391 9,624 $35,000 $45,000 $40,000 $55,000 C HHH $95,000 C HHH $90,000 C HHH 868 64–69 102* $1,500,000 $2,000,000 A HHH (Includes road and race cars from original phases of production. Prices will vary greatly for cars with significant history.) (Add 25% for 430-ci J-code in '59–'60.) 61–63 61–63 62–63 173,468 26,273 1,882 $11,000 $17,500 $28,000 $21,000 C HHH $28,000 C HHH $42,000 C HHH 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 69–70 69–70 69–70 69–70 (Add 25% for Drag Pak. Deduct 10% for automatic.) Thunderbird 55–57 57 57 58–60 58–60 53,166 inc. 194 173,891 24,255 $28,000 $45,000 $85,000 $12,000 $21,000 $42,500 C HHH $60,000 C HHH $130,000 B HHH $20,000 C HHH $34,000 C HHH 1960 Lancia Appia Zagato. This is one of 350 rare sought after alloy Zagato couples. Lancia's are well known for their outstanding engineering and superb quality contruction, this fully restored show quality machine is a joy to behold and an absolute pleasure to drive. it would be a milestone addtion to the astute collectors garage. WE ARE IMMEDIATE PURCHASERS OF ALL VINTAGE SPORTS, RACING AND GT CARS MOTOR CLASSIC & COMPETITION CORP. FERRARI AND VINTAGE RACING SPECIALISTS 868 North Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 • Phone 914-997-9133 Fax 914-997-9136 www.motorclassiccorp.com *Predicted appreciation over twelve months, where five-star cars will out-perform market at large, three-star cars are fully priced, and one-star cars are still depreciating 128 Sports Car Market 803 404 224 1,044 402 1,053 517 935 194 1,534 335 $60,000 $80,000 $60,000 $70,000 $95,000 $90,000 $150,000 $50,000 $75,000 $65,000 $95,000 $75,000 A HH $100,000 A HHH $75,000 A HHH $90,000 A HHH $125,000 A HHH $125,000 A HHH $180,000 A HHH HH $65,000 B $90,000 B HHH $85,000 B HHH $125,000 B HHH Proper alloys, 5 Speed, matching numbers, Proper Webers, rebuilt engine and cosmetic restoration mid 1980's. Outstanding cosmetic and mechanical condition for the knowledgeable enthusiast. 1,175 2,048 $80,000 $120,000 $100,000 A HHH $150,000 A HHH 62–63 63–65 (Deduct 10% for 428; chassis # 3200–3300, approx.) Daytona coupe GT350 65–67 64–65 65 65 66 66 75 580 348 6 521 34 1,368 999 $375,000 $500,000 $675,000 $6,000,000 $225,000 $800,000 $110,000 $95,000 $500,000 A HHH $650,000 A HHH $825,000 A HHH $8,000,000 A HHH $300,000 A HHH $850,000 A HHH $150,000 A HHH $130,000 A HHH 2002 FERRARI 360 MODENA SPYDER. Silver Blue/Blue. F-1 Transmission. Excellent mechanical condition throughout. A superb example. 84–86 85–86 87–88 89–90 91–92 05–06 9,502 341 988 977 109 4,000 69–70 69–70 71–73 71 71–73 76–78 69–70 8,252 inc. 1,806 99,564 1,255 24,095** 23,919 1,359 (Add 15% for SCJ; 25% for SCJ code with Drag Pak; $2,000 for Shaker hood on 428 CJ and Boss 302.) 71 $36,000 $21,000 $33,000 $16,000 $30,000 $14,000 $4,500 $175,000 $4,500 $6,750 $9,000 $11,000 $11,000 $125,000 65–66 65–66 67–68 67–68 67–68 67–68 (Add 20% for 390 engine; 40% for 428 CJ in 1968.) Mach 1 351 69–70 69–70 69–70 909,011** 145,231** 70,184** inc. 113,367 inc. 113,428 15,864 inc. $13,000 $17,500 $18,000 $21,000 $22,000 $22,500 $22,000 $32,500 $45,000 $19,500 B $28,000 B $24,000 C $27,500 C $26,500 C $27,000 C $48,000 B HH HH HH HH HH HH $32,000 C HHH HH $70,000 B HHH $55,000 A HHH HH $28,000 C $24,000 C $40,000 B $22,500 C $7,750 D $45,000 C HHH HH HH HH HH $200,000 B HHH $7,500 D HHH $11,000 D $13,500 D $15,000 D $150,000 C H 1937 Cord Model 812 2 door Sport Phaeton. Super charged exhuast 288 cid V-8, Superb mechanical and cosmetic restoration, On display at The Henry Ford Museum in the late 1950's, Last collector/owner kept this car for 20 years. $9,500 D HHH HH HH HH 66–67 66–67 69 68–69 70–71 70–71 70–71 65–66 65–66 51,685 6,444 748 14,000* 88,560 5,552 10,749 15,000** inc. $14,000 $18,000 $24,000 $16,000 $16,000 $18,000 $15,000 $24,000 $27,500 $21,000 C $28,000 C HH HH $40,000 C HHH $24,000 C HHH $24,000 B HHH $26,000 B HHH $24,500 C HHH $35,000 B $37,500 B HH HH High Premier 2-door hard top Premier convertible Continental Mk II Continental Mk III, IV, & V convertible Continental 4-door convertible Continental 4-door convertible Continental 4-door convertible Lehmann-Peterson limousine Mk III Mk IV Mk V Mk VI Designer Series coupes Mk VII LSC Mk VIII LSC MERCURY Cougar Coupe XR-7 XR-7G (Gurney) GT 390 GT-E Eliminator Convertible XR-7 convertible Cougar convertible XR-7 convertible Cyclone Cyclone GT Convertible Cyclone GT Spoiler (Add 50% for 429 CJ or SCJ.) 56–57 56–57 56–57 58–60 61 62–65 66–67 64–70 68–71 72–76 77–79 80–83 84–92 93–98 67–70 67–68 67 67 68 69–70 69–70 69–70 71–73 71–73 (For Eliminator, add $4,000 for Boss 302 engine; $6,000 for 428 CJ.) 66–67 (Add $7,500 for 390 engine.) Cyclone CJ Spoiler II 66–67 69 69 70–71 70–71 34,804 6,123 3,000 7,287 2,857 13,034 5456 445 73,381 278,599 250,558 63,662 154,958 126,103 320,496 59,933 37 8,444 602 4,611 8,118 6,001 4,247 6,811 17,231 2,536 3,261 519 12,457 1,984 Buy-Sell Price Range Low $25,000 $60,000 $25,000 $50,000 $20,000 $18,000 $17,500 $10,000 $6,000 $4,500 $5,500 $3,500 $4,000 $3,500 $12,500 $14,000 $28,000 $18,000 $24,000 $14,000 $15,000 $17,000 $9,000 $12,500 $13,500 $19,000 $16,000 $16,500 $12,000 $12,500 High $45,000 C HHH $140,000 C HHH $55,000 C HHH HH $42,000 B HHH HH HH HH HH HH HH H H H $90,000 C $40,000 B $38,000 C $25,000 C $17,500 B $12,500 C $15,000 C $7,500 D $8,000 C $6,500 D $18,000 C $21,000 C $28,000 C $28,000 C HH HH $38,000 C HHH HH HH $19,500 C $23,500 C $14,000 D $21,000 C $23,000 C $18,500 C $19,500 C $23,000 C HHH HH HH HH $17,500 D HHH HH $28,000 C HHH $22,500 C HHH HH HH HH 1967 Porsche 911 S. Yrs. Built No. Made Grade Rating Yrs. Built No. Made Grade Rating

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Price Guide Mid-Year Update MOPAR Buy-Sell Price Range Low CHRYSLER 300 C300 coupe 300B coupe 300C coupe Convertible 300D coupe Convertible 300E coupe Convertible 300F coupe Convertible 300G coupe Convertible (Add 25% for 4-sp.) 300H coupe Convertible 300J coupe 300K coupe Convertible 300L coupe Convertible DODGE Challenger Coupe (340 or 383) Convertible T/A R/T w/Six Pack (440) w/Hemi R/T Convertible w/Six Pack (440) w/Hemi (For all Challengers, add 25% for 4-sp.) Charger Charger (440) w/Hemi R/T w/Six Pack (440) w/Hemi Charger 500 w/Hemi Daytona (440) w/Hemi R/T w/Six Pack w/Hemi (For all Chargers, add 25% for 4-sp.) Coronet Coronet Hemi Convertible Hemi Coronet R/T Convertible R/T w/Hemi R/T (440) w/Six Pack w/Hemi R/T Convertible w/Hemi w/Six Pack (For all Coronets, add 25% for 4-sp.) Super Bee Super Bee w/Six Pack (Add 50% for 1969.5 M code; 25% for 4-sp.) w/Hemi Super Bee w/Six Pack w/Hemi (For all Super Bees, add 25% for 4-sp.) Dart GTS 340 GTS 383 GSS 440 Convertible 340 Demon Demon 340 Other Super Stock Hemi PLYMOUTH Barracuda Barracuda Formula S Barracuda Formula S Convertible Formula S 383 Cuda 440 Super Stock Hemi Gran Coupe Convertible October 2010 (Add 30% for 383.) 71–72 68 64–65 65–66 67–69 67–69 67–69 67–69 69 68 70–71 70–71 10,798 80 88,039 14,695 139,993** 65,000* 8,510 37,317 360 70 9,798 2,568 $17,000 $175,000 $9,500 $14,000 $8,500 $18,000 $15,500 $28,000 $50,000 $200,000 $18,000 $31,000 $24,000 C HH $275,000 B HHH $13,000 C $19,250 C $12,000 C $25,000 C $22,000 C $37,500 C $68,000 C $250,000 B $23,000 C $40,000 C HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH HH HH 129 68–69 68–69 68 69 15,447** inc. 50 760 $18,000 $32,000 $125,000 $21,000 $24,000 C $59,000 C $165,000 A $35,000 C HH HH HHH HH 66 66 67 67 67 68–70 70 70 68–70 70 68–70 69–70 68–70 71 71 71 714 27 9,553 628 283 20,309 194 330 20 16 48,221 3,175 383 4,144 99 22 $50,000 $90,000 $20,000 $30,000 $90,000 $35,000 $55,000 $80,000 $150,000 $80,000 $30,000 $45,000 $75,000 $22,500 $68,000 $120,000 $75,000 B $150,000 B $35,000 C $45,000 C $150,000 B $50,000 B $75,000 B $125,000 B $250,000 A $175,000 A $40,000 B $65,000 B $120,000 A $35,000 C $95,000 C $175,000 B HHH HHH HH HH HH HH HH HH HH HHH HH HHH HHH HH HH HHH 66–67 66–67 68–70 70 68–70 69–70 69 69 69 71 71 71 53,088 586 46,472 684 116 500 52 433 70 3,118 178 63 $19,000 $45,000 $35,000 $50,000 $100,000 $58,000 $160,000 $150,000 $400,000 $26,000 $65,000 $80,000 $25,000 C $75,000 B $45,000 C $80,000 B $150,000 A $70,000 C $225,000 B $200,000 B $600,000 A $57,000 C $80,000 B $140,000 A HH HH HH HH HH HH HHH HH HH HH HH HHH 70–71 70–71 70 70–71 70–71 70–71 70 70 70 (Add 25% for R/T 440; add 40% for factory Shaker hood.) Rallye (340) Rallye (340) 72 73–74 83,009 5,388 2,399 36,505 1,890 418 2,737 90 9 6,902 18,256 $22,000 $32,000 $49,000 $30,000 $65,000 $100,000 $60,000 $150,000 $450,000 $18,000 $16,500 $32,000 C $44,000 C $80,000 B $40,000 C $85,000 B $150,000 A $90,000 B $275,000 B $650,000 A $22,500 C $20,000 C HH HH HHH HH HHH HHH HHH HH HHH HH HH 55 56 57 57 58 58 59 59 60 60 61 61 62 62 63 64 64 65 65 1,725 1,102 1,918 484 618 191 550 140 964 248 1,280 337 435 123 400 3,022 625 2,405 440 $35,000 $35,000 $30,000 $100,000 $35,000 $110,000 $55,000 $100,000 $45,000 $115,000 $45,000 $110,000 $19,000 $60,000 $25,000 $13,500 $25,000 $13,000 $25,000 $60,000 C $58,000 C $43,000 C $150,000 B $45,000 C $150,000 B $65,000 C $125,000 B $55,000 C $150,000 B $55,000 C $150,000 B $25,000 C $85,000 C $30,000 C $19,000 C $45,000 C $16,000 C $40,000 C HH HH HH HHH HH HHH HH HHH HH HHH HH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH High 'Cuda 340/383 'Cuda 440 'Cuda 440 Six Pack 'Cuda Convertible 'Cuda 440 Six Pack Convertible 'Cuda 440 Six Pack Convertible Hemi 'Cuda convertible (Add 25% for 4-sp; 10% for Track Pak.) Hemi 'Cuda Hemi 'Cuda convertible (Add 25% for 4-sp.) Belvedere Belvedere Hemi GTX GTX Convertible Hemi Convertible GTX Convertible Hemi Convertible Six Pack GTX Six Pack Hemi Road Runner Road Runner Convertible Six Pack Hemi 66–67 67 67 67 67 68–70 68–70 68–70 68–70 70 71 71 71 68–70 69–70 69–70 68–70 71 71 71 64* 11,429 680 720 inc. 1,651 inc. 729 47 678 2,538 135 30 2,952 inc. 3,929 1,938 7,952 246 55 Convertible Superbird Superbird (440) Six Pack Hemi (Add 25% for 4-sp.) 817 27 1,069 716 135 $55,000 $21,000 $24,000 $70,000 $150,000 $29,000 $49,000 $85,000 $175,000 $60,000 $29,000 $65,000 $100,000 $20,000 $45,000 $45,000 $95,000 (Add 50% for 1969.5 Six Pack M-code; add 25% for Hemi 4-sp; deduct 20% for 1968 model.) Road Runner Six Pack Hemi Road Runner/GTX (*Indicates Road Runner only) Satellite Hemi 66–67 66–67 70 70 70 $55,000 $125,000 $85,000 $140,000 $190,000 $75,000 C $145,000 B $120,000 B $200,000 B $275,000 B HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH 72–74 38,239* $26,000 $65,000 $125,000 $17,000 $30,000 C $34,000 C $90,000 B $200,000 B $58,000 C $58,000 C $105,000 B $275,000 B $75,000 C $39,000 C $80,000 C $150,000 B $35,000 C $65,000 C $65,000 B $125,000 B $36,000 C $90,000 C $175,000 B $20,000 C $75,000 B HHH HH HH HH HHH HHH HHH HHH HH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH 70–71 70–71 70–71 70–71 70 71 70 70 70 71 71 12,458 952 1,992 1,009 29 17 2,724 652 14 107 7 Buy-Sell Price Range Low $40,000 $40,000 $65,000 $50,000 $200,000 $250,000 $55,000 $125,000 $900,000 $300,000 $1,300,000 High $50,000 C $60,000 C $85,000 B $75,000 C $250,000 B $275,000 B $90,000 B $200,000 A $1,500,000 A HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH (For previous four models, add 25% for 4-sp; 10% for Track Pak, 25% for Shaker hood; additional 40% for 1971 model year.) AAR 'Cuda Hemi 'Cuda $450,000 A $1,800,000 A HHH HHH HHH HHH HHH Yrs. Built No. Made Grade Rating Yrs. Built No. Made Grade Rating

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Mystery Photo Answers Comments With Your Renewal You have revised my If it weren't for the grille, it would be a masterpiece. —Joe Amft, Evanston, IL RUNNER-UP: Nine months and $249 later, Gilbert was certain his Concours d' LeMons entry was ready for the trek to Monterey.—Ed Cave, Atlanta, GA The “Fred & Jed Special,” thanks to the newly-formed Sanford/Clampett race team.— Doug and Gabby McDonald, Bountiful, UT Spy photo of the 2011 Dodge Technicolor Dream Coach Turbo due to be released in the fall of 2010.—Patrick Roche, La Grange, IL After previewing the 2012 Cyclone GT, the Mercury dealers unanimously agreed that it was time to drop the line.— Frank Veros, Boca Raton, FL “Ms. Gaga, your car is ready.”—Andy Zembles, Newport Beach, CA The Chrysler-Fiat design teams have merged, and here is the result of their latest creation. This spy photo, taken in Baton Rouge, LA, shows the team's new Dodge V6 convertible sports car in full camouflage. To save time and cost, the car is based on the 1987 Alfa Romeo chassis, and they've shoehorned thinking. Buy the best and pay more. Save money.— Jay Janssen, Peoria, Il Keep up the good work and don't get too many diversions into watches, bikes, etc.—David Langley, Fresno, CA Great magazine. More on Affordable Classics. –Phil Turner, San Diego, CA You are doing great. in the 3.5 liter HO SOHC Magnum SXT engine and a 4-speed automatic transmission. The non-working spotlight at the top of the windshield has been attached to throw off automobile reporters.—Alex Sullivan, Waynesboro, VA I understand the owner of this vehicle has already made A LOT of money off it when GM, Ford, and Chrysler paid to keep their name OFF the car. They just couldn't afford any more negative publicity.—Frank Koch, Baton Rouge, La Bob got called away for a few weeks and had to leave the father-and-son project for his 11 year old son to finish with these encouraging words: “Just do what you want and have some fun.”—Alan Sosnowitz, Stamford, CT After the divorce, all Jesse was left with was his first project car fromMonster Garage.—Kick Wheeler, New Milford, CT The engineers at Chrysler took street camouflage a step too far on the 2013 Sebring convertible by letting their daughters go crazy with a BeDazzler.—Daryl Pinter, Lake in the Hills, IL Giving new meaning to the term Fright Pig.—Jim Graham, New Canaan, CT Joe Amft wins a SCM cap for his open-minded attention to the details of what is clearly a remarkable one-off car. We will probably never see anything like it ever again. This Month's Mystery Photo Response Deadline: September 25, 2010 Our Photo, Your Caption Be the author of the most accurate, creative or provocative response and receive a Sports Car Market cap. Ties will be arbitrarily and capriciously decided. Fax your response to 503.253.2234; email: mysteryphoto@sports carmarket.com; snail mail: Mystery, P.O. Box 4797, Portland, OR 97208-4797. Please include your name and contact information. Send us your mystery photo. If we use it, you'll also get an official SCM cap. Email photos at 300 dpi in JPEG format. 130 Keep up the good work. I like the columns by Sheehan, Draneas and Ahlgrim.—William Preston, Prescott, AZ Great magazine! Please include more on model classic cars.—Charles Heimler, San Diego, CA More Affordable Classic content. All the Ferrari articles are nice, but It's like looking at a Victoria‘s Secret catalog!—Carl Van Wezel, Ventura, CA I'm ashamed to admit that I would be lost without SCM. Best auto magazine period!—Andrew Raicevich, Lakewood, CO A few more auction fright-pigs to break the chain of overwhelming restorations? Otherwise keep it coming!—Gray Poole, Yuba City, CA Bring back an early Porsche column! I miss Jim Schrager!—Jurgen Rott, Lakes Mills, WI. Jurgen, we miss him too, and are in touch with him on a regular basis. He informs us that his day job, as a consultant, leaves no time right now to write about his beloved Porsches, but should that change, expect to see him back—KM And thanks to all of you for your thoughtful comments and continued renewals. Sports Car Market

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SCM Weekly Poll Results Each Tuesday morning in our free SCM Weekly Insider e-newsletter, we conduct a poll. Here's how you responded: August 3rd (892 total votes) Monterey is full of gearhead events. Which one are you most looking forward to this year? A) The Quail: 8.7% B) Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance: 25% C) Concorso Italiano: 20.7% D) Carmel-By-The-Sea Concours: 7.6% E) Monterey Jet Party: 6.5% F) Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion: 30.4% July 27th (1,298 total votes) You have $75k and want to go vintage racing in Monterey. Which vintage racer do you buy? A) 1960 MGA Twin-Cam Roadster—$55k: 19.5% B) 1961 Porsche 356B Coupe—$40k: 32.6% C) 1969 Chevy Camaro Z/28 Coupe—$65k: 23.8% D) Forget actually racing. Give me a new Boxster S, premium parking, and tickets to a Laguna Seca suite over the finish line: 23.8% July 20th (1,216 total votes) The Tour de France is winding through the Alps and countryside right now. What car would you most like to drive on this route? A) 1957 Ferrari 250 TdF: $27% B) 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder: 34% C) 1922 Bugatti Type 35: 14% D) 1955 Jaguar D-type: 25% July 13th (1,244 total votes) You have $30k to spend, and you're looking for a convertible for the summer. Which car gets your cash? A) 1965 Chevrolet Impala: 16% B) 1965 Ford Mustang 289: 43% C) 1971 Triumph TR6: 16% D) 2006 Lotus Elise: 24% Vote on the latest poll at www.sportscar market.com or in your SCM Weekly Insider e-newsletter. ADVANCED BATTERY CHARGERS Your battery's dying for one of these!™ r one of these! * Check conventional-battery fluid levels occasionally. Automotive Preferred Supplier Find yours at www.batterytender.com or call (877) 456-7901 INSURANCE SUNDAY-MORNING-DRIVE INSURE THAT YOUR BATTERY'S READY TO GO WHEN YOU ARE: The Deltran Battery Tender® is a powerful, compact, advanced battery charger that fully charges your battery—then holds the full charge, automatically, indefinitely!* So reliable and technologically advanced, it's chosen by our military in Iraq and Afghanistan! Subscribe Today! www.sportscarmarket.com

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SCM Showcase Gallery Sell Your Car Here! Includes SCM website listing. Showcase Gallery Full-Color Photo Ad Just $44/month ($66 non-subscribers) Text-Only Classified Ad Just $15/month ($25 non-subscribers) 4 ways to submit your ad: Web: Visit sportscarmarket.com/classifieds-post.php to upload your photo (300 dpi jpg) and text, or text only. Secure online Visa/MC payments. E-mail: Send photo (300 dpi jpg) and text, or text only, to scmadvert@sportscarmarket.com. We will call for your VISA/MC. Fax: Attention Showcase, to 503.253.2234 with VISA/MC. Snailmail: Showcase, PO Box 4797, Portland, OR 97208-4797, with VISA/MC or check. 25 words max, subject to editing. Deadline: 1st of each month, one month prior to publication. Advertisers assume all liability for the content of their advertisements. The publisher of Sports Car Market Magazine is not responsible for any omissions, erroneous, false and/or misleading statements of its advertisers. English 1937 Jaguar SS 100 brakes superbly. Email for photos. $270,000. Contact John- email: tannerylane@live.com. German 1985 Audi Quattro Fully restored to the highest standards. Incredible presence. Four Webers, wide rear wheels $595,000. Contact 510.653.7555, email: sales@ fantasyjunction.com Website: www.fantasyjunction. com. (CA) Superb example of increasingly rare 2 1/2 litre car with ORIGINAL engine. 99+point award winner at Amelia Island and Radnor Hunt. 2007 National Concours Champion JCNA. Will be shown at the Santa Fe Concorso on September 26th, 2010. $535,000. Contact John- email: jhmurphy100@ comcast.net. (NM) 1964 Jaguar XKE 3.8 Coupe Immaculate museum condition. Only 31K miles. Leather, sunroof. Original except euro lights, rare Audi sport steering wheel, blaupunkt CD stereo, and intercooler w/ upgraded K24 turbo and chip. Meticulously maintained regardless of cost. Multiple 1st place and best of show award winner. The best. $31,000. Contact Brian- 202.215.4820, email: petersb@tatc.com. (DC) 1986 Mercedes-Benz 500 SEC 1974 DeTomaso Pantera GTS Original owner, only 120 made with 4.9 out of 1143, from 1966 to 1972. 65,559 miles. Well maintained by talented people. Top end 174mph. New paint coming up. Carburators just rebuilt. New wiring. You may buy too soon but you can never pay too much. $125,000. Contact Marty- 212.647.7755,. (NY) Authentic factory GTS with same owner since late 1970s, two owners total. Perfect condition in every way. Red, black leather. A few tasteful mods that can easily be brought back to original. $75,000. Contact Matthew- 203.852.1670, Website: deGarmoLtd.com. (CT) A spectacular California car finished in black with black leather. All matching numbers. Original books, tools, spare, jack. Perfect mechanicals, gorgeous cosmetics. Ready to perform flawlessly on rallys, tours, or just for weekend cruising. $69,000. Contact Matthew- 203.852.1670, Website: deGarmoLtd.com. (CT) 1949 MG TC 1963 Ferrari 250/330 GTO Euro-model converted to DOT & EPA when new. Euro lights, bumpers, and correct period AMG wheels. 73,000 miles. Immaculate. Dealer maintained regardless of cost. Perfect, needs nothing. Show detailed, always covered in garage. Award winner. One of the finest. $73,000. Contact Brian- 202.215.4820, email: petersb@tatc.com. (DC) 1964 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 1954 Siata 208SC Coupe One off vignale body #070. Nice! $650,000. Contact Jim- email: jmcglothern@aol.com. American 1958 Cadillac Fleetwood One of 120. Excellent presentation. Matching numbers. Aluminum body. Fresh interior and other work by Gary Bobileff. $245,000. Contact Fantasy510.653.7555, email: sales@fantasyjunction.com Website: www.fantasyjunction.com. (CA) 1972 Maserati Ghibli 4.9 Constructed by Alfa Romeo specialist in Mille Miglia Spider style. Pre-war engine, trans, frame. Fantastic event car $395,000. Contact 510.653.7555, email: sales@fantasyjunction.com Website: www. fantasyjunction.com. (CA) 1968 Bizzarrini 5300GT Strada 1,461 miles, 1-Owner, Ferrari Extended Warranty, Corsa Red, Loaded, 19” Polished Ferrari Wheels, Carbon Fiber Interior Upgrades, Scottsdale AZ $189,000. Contact Robert- 480.323.5170, email: thetintguy@cox.net. (AZ) 1965 Lamborghini 350 GT Italian 1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 2007 Ferrari F430 F1 Spider Recreation by Terry Hoyle. Very correct. Alloy body. 330 engine, dry-sump, 6 Webers, Collotti 5-speed. $395,000. Contact 510.653.7555, email: sales@ fantasyjunction.com Website: www.fantasyjunction. com. (CA) 1967 Ferrari 330 GTC Coupe Clipper blue with tan Connolly leather interior, tan top, tan side curtains. Driven less than 200 miles on frame off restoration. Always a first in class in every show entered $38,000. Contact Fred- 815.227.1739, email: FPTroyan@aol.com. (IL) French 1938 Talbot-Lago 150 SS Fig./Falashi body. Dealer display car, artwork. Half car. Trade welcome. $65,000. Contact Jim- email: jmcglothern@aol.com. 1930 Delage Sports Tourer 3.4 Litre all weather, wire wheels, 4-speed, 80 mph performance, power brakes. All original handles and 132 427/400HP, Saddle Leather Headrest Seats, 4 speed, Side Pipes, 2 Tops, Documented, Restored, Sports Car Market Black plate California car restored to true 100% factory correct concours condition. All matching numbers, original colors of Bahama blue, white interior, white top. All original books, tools. A flawless car, fully sorted to drive as new. $34,000. Contact Matthew- 203.852.1670, Website: deGarmoLtd.com. (CT) Original 574 miles, 30 years of continuous maintenance receipts! Patric Ottis, engine and transaxle, new XWX, tools, books and manuals. $240,000. Contact Peter- 415.897.0862, email: pete33713371@verizon.net. (CA) 283/270 HP Red/White, 4 speed, dual 4's, pos-t, power windows, Wonder bar radio, very clean, Restored, numbers matching car. Body, paint, plating and dash very good $60,000. Contact Daveemail: dmemount@aol.com. 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 58 Cadillac Fleetwood – One owner, Always Garaged, Low mileage, Original & drop dead gorgeous. $35,000 trade/offers $35,000. Contact Bob- 717.932.1950, email: rds@flightsystems.com. 1961 Chevrolet Corvette

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Matching #'s $55,000. Contact Ken- 248.561.8972, email: kal@thepdmgroup.com. 1972 Ford Ranchero Squire Very nice example of a fairly rare model. 302 roller cam motor, automatic, power steering, power brakes. 1970 Torino shaker hood scoop. Contact Steve- 602.295.0011, email: sohcit2me@aol.com. 1965 Oldsmobile Cutlass 4-4-2 Hot Rod magazine featured show-and-go, one-off “Milestone” car by L'Cars Automotive Specialties, ‘built 482ci Olds, G-Force 4-speed, red/black leather, Spies Heckler black, HRE wheels. Contact Thomas- 715.839.9129, email: olsongearhead@ aol.com Website: toms-toys.com. (WI) 1966 Shelby GT350H Four GLorious events - one incredible destination October 29 - November 7 Hilton Head Island, South Carolina Tickets and VIP Packages Available Online www.hhiconcours.com Join us on facebook An amazing survivor. Two owners from new. current owner for 26 years, and just 67,000 original miles. Except for one respray 30 years ago, this is a TOTALLY original and untouched car. All original sheet metal and fiberglass, original engine and transmission, original interior, period correct A/C blows ice cold. White, gold stripes, black interior. $135,000. Contact Matthew- 203.852.1670, Website: deGarmoLtd.com. (CT) Race 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Vintage Road Race VintageAutoPosters.com finest selection ~ guaranteed original International sales & purchases Former West Coast Speedway Car. Chev YOM 327, 3 speed, 12 bolt rear, full cage, fuel cell, Period 4 wheel disc brakes, Hoosiers, Z-28 wheels. 1/2” studs, Kirky seat, MSD, power steering + more. Neat Legitimate Vintage car! $6,750. 805.466.1015, email: automojo@hughes.net. © October 2010 133 Savannah/Hilton Head

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RESOURCE DIRECTORY Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 877.219.2605 x222 for information, e-mail: scmadvert@sportscarmarket.com. Auction Companies Artcurial-Briest-Poulain-Le Fur. 33.1.42992056, 33.1.42991639. 7, RondPoint des Champs-Elysées, 75008 Paris, France. artcurial@auction.fr www. artcurial.com. (FR) H&H Classic Auctions. +44 8458 334455, +44 8458 334433. The Motor House Lyncastle Road Warrington England. WA4 4BSN www.handh. co.uk. (UK) This year we will join forces with Hot August Nights and B & T Custom Rods for two sales in Nevada. We will also be working with Automania for sales in South Dakota. For personalized service contact us. http://www.saaasinc.com. (CO) Mecum Collector Car AuctionBarrett-Jackson Auction. 480.421.6694, 480.421.6697. For nearly four decades, the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company has been recognized throughout the world for offering only the finest selection of quality collector vehicles, outstanding professional service, and an unrivaled sales success. From classic and one-of-a-kind cars to exotics and muscle cars, BarrettJackson attracts only the best. Our auctions have captured the true essence of a passionate obsession with cars that extends to collectors and enthusiasts throughout the world. A television audience of millions watch unique and select vehicles while attendees enjoy a lifestyle experience featuring fine art, fashion and gourmet cuisine. In every way, the legend is unsurpassed. N. Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. info@barrett-jackson.com. www. barrett-jackson.com. (AZ) Bonhams. +, +44.207.585.0830. Montpelier St., Knightsbridge, London, SW7 1HH. www.bonhams.com. (UK) Bonhams & Butterfields. 415.391.4000, 415.391.4040. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94103 www.butterfields.com. (CA) Branson Collector Car Auction. 800.335.3063, 417.336.5616. 1316 W. Hwy. 76, Suite 199, Branson, MO 65616. www.bransonauction.com. (MO) eers. 815.568.8888, 815.568.6615. Auctions: Kissimmee, Kansas City, Indianapolis, St. Paul, Bloomington Gold, Des Moines, Columbus and Chicago. “Mecum Auction: Muscle Cars & More” on Discovery Network's HD Theater. www.Mecum.com 950 Greenlee ST, Marengo, IL 60015 www. mecumauction.com. (IL) Palm Springs Auctions Inc. Keith McCormick. 760.320.3290, 760.323.7031. 244 N. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA 92262 www. classic-carauction.com. (CA) The Worldwide Group. 866.273.6394, Established by John Kruse and Rod C. Egan, The Worldwide Group— Auctioneers, Appraisers and Brokers —is one of the world's premier auction houses, specializing in the procurement and sale of the world's finest automobiles and vintage watercraft. www.wwgauctions.com. (IN) Tom Mack Classics. 888.TOM. MACK, PO Box 1766, Indian Trail, NC 28079. Three annual auctions in Charlotte, NC: April, September, and January. Selling Southern muscle, collector, and antique cars with experience and integrity for 24 years. North Carolina auction license 4017. www.tommackclassics.com. (NC) RM Auctions, Inc.. 800.211.4371, 519.351.1337. Celebrating 30 years in the collector car industry, RM Auctions and its associated companies are responsible for acquisitions, restorations and sales of the world's rarest and most valuable vintage automobiles, including record-breaking sales in Maranello, Italy and London, UK. RM's restoration division achieved unprecedented accolades in 2006, when the Company earned “Best of Show” honors at the world's top three collector car events in a single year. www.rmauctions.com. (CAN) Russo and Steele Collector AuCarlisle Collector Car Auctions. 717.243.7855, 1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle, PA 17013. Spring and Fall Auctions. High-line cars cross the block. Hundreds of muscle cars, antique, collector, and special-interest cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Real Cars. Real Prices. www.carlisleauctions.com. (PA) eBay Motors. List your car for sale for only $40 and pay $40 more when it sells. Visit the “Services” section on www.ebaymotors.com for more details. www.ebaymotors.com. tomobile Auctions. 602.252.2697, 602.252.6260. Specializing in the finest European sports, American muscle, hot rods and custom automobiles; Russo and Steele hosts two record breaking ALL RESERVE auctions per year; Monterey, CA every August and Scottsdale, AZ every January. As one of the premier auction events in the United States, Russo and Steele has developed a reputation for its superior customer service and for having the most experienced and informed experts in the industry. (AZ) www.russoandsteele. com. (AZ) Santiago Collector Car Auctions. 405.475.5079, 501 E. Britton Rd., Oklahoma City, OK 73114. Rocky: rockydb5@sbcglobal.net. (OK) Alfa Romeo Jon Norman's Alfa Parts. 800.890.2532, 510.525.9519. 1221 Fourth Street, Berkley, CA 94710. Large selection of parts from Giulietta to 164. Efficient, personal service. www.alfapartscatalog.com. (CA) Gooding & Company. Motoring Investments. 619-238- 1977, Award winning restorations, brokerage, sales & locating. Vintage German, Italian & British Mercedes specialist - SL, Pagoda & other models “Our website is a virtual buyer's guide for the 280SL.” www.motoringinvestments.com. American 310.899.1960, Gooding & Company's experts are well qualified to appraise automotive and collectible estates. Whether it is the creation of a foundation, living trust, or arrangement of a charitable donation, we are able to help you. www.goodingco.com. www.goodingco.com. (CA) Appraisals Auto Appraisal Group. 800.848.2886, Offices located nationwide. Pre-purchase inspection service, insurance matters, charitable donations, resale vales, estates, expert witness testimony. On-site inspection. Certified, confidential, prompt, professional. “Not just one man's opinion of value.” See web site for locations and service descriptions. www.autoappraisal.com. California Dream Cars Apprais- als. 888.314.3366, Over 30 years experience in Southern California appraising classic, antique, special interest, muscle and custom to current-year models. Specializing in pre-purchase inspections, stated value insurance appraisals, insurance disputes, and expert witness testimony. For more info, visit our web site. www.caldreamcars.net.. (CA) International Auto Appraisers Legendary Motorcar Company. 905.875.4700, North America's premier muscle car center, specializing in restoring and trading the finest collector cars. We are home of “Dream Car Garage”. We are a professional, discreet, and fair buyer for your quality Collector car. Look us up at: www. legendarymotorcar.com. Resource. Use IAAA Appraisers' to perform insurance and legal appraisals and pre-purchase inspections; It is IAAA the largest association that certifies auto appraisers, who follow ethics, participate in ongoing training for IAAA/Uniform Standards for Automotive Appraisal Procedures™. Certifications include Master Automotive Appraiser™ and Automotive Arbitration/ Mediation Umpire™. The apprentice program was used by Mitchell International and other qualified applicants from the automotive industry. Locate IAAA members and get association info. www.autoappraisersassociation. com. USAppraisal. 703.759.9100, Over Gooding & Company. 310.899.1960, 310.899.0930. Gooding & Company offers its international clientele the rarest examples of collector vehicles at the most prestigious auction venues. Our team of well qualified experts will advise you on current market values. Gooding & Company presents the official auction of the famed Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in August and record-setting Scottsdale Auction in January. www.goodingco.com. (CA) 134 Silver Auctions. 800.255.4485, 2020 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205. silver@silverauctions.com. www.silverauctions.com. (WA) Shelby American Automotobile Specialty Auto Auctions and Sales. 800.901.0022, Established by Bruce and Helen Douglas in 1987. Based in Colorado and doing auctions in Colorado, Nevada and South Dakota. Club. 859.368.0222. PO Box 13271, Lexington, KY 40583. 4,000 members worldwide, active regions in most population centers. Dedicated to the preservation, history and enjoyment of Cobras and Shelby Mustangs. Annual national convention; quarterly on-line publication; printed annual; active website and forum; hardcover registries listing every car. Email us at saac@ saac.com. www.saac.com. (CT) 25 years experience with collector automobiles, available nationwide. David H. Kinney, ASA (Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers). dhkinney@usappraisal. com toll free: at 800.872.7772 www. usappraisal.com. (VA) West Coast Auto Appraisals. 310.827.8400, Pre purchase, diminished value, total loss settlements, Sports Car Market

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expert witness. Let us be your eyes and ears, friendly and very knowledgeable car experts, muscle cars, street rods, Europeans, full classics, modern day and more. Servicing all of California, nationwide for larger car collections. Member of IAAA and AMA. Check out our website for a full list of services. www.thecarappraiser.com . (CA) Automobilia Carlectibles. 510.745.8675, Offer- ing a unique selection of quality automotive art, classic posters, vintage toys and models, videos, literature, pedal cars, and automobilia that celebrate the history, achievements, evolution and artistry of the automotive industry and motorsport. Visit us today- you're sure to see things you've never seen before. www.carlectibles.com. (CA) Steve Austin's Automobilia & Great Vacations. 800.452.8434, European Car Collector tours including Monaco & Goodwood Historics, private collections, and car manufacturers. Automobile Art importer of legendary artists Alfredo de la Maria and Nicholas Watts. www.steveaustinsgreatvacations.com. Buy/Sell/General 2shores International. 920-945- 0450, 920-945-0450. International marketing services for collector cars. New Showroom in the US! Take advantage of our experience in the global collector market. Based in Wisconsin, working worldwide. Connecting buyers and sellers of collectible automobiles in a global marketplace since 1990. We put our market knowledge to work for you. Call Jurgen today! http://www.2shores-classics.com/kontakt_us.html. (WI) Woodies USA. 480.694.7929, We buy and sell great woodies - hundreds to date. If you are buying or selling give us a call. We can help. Woodies are fun! Every car collection should have at least one. Located in Scottsdale, Arizona. www.woodiesusa.com. (AZ) Classic Car Transport Motor Auto Express, Inc.. 360.661.1734, Enclosed Transport. MAX cares for what you care for. We offer Personal, Private, Professional services with liftgate loading for your vehicles. Please contact Randy McKinley, Owner. maxiet@gmail.com. (WA) Brighton Motorsports. 480.483.4682, Brighton Motorsports, Scottsdale Arizona is a unique dealership specializing in Vintage European and American Collector Cars with their Sales/Showroom and Mechanical Repair facility in the heart of Scottsdale's legendary auction arena. They also have a state of the art paint & body shop specially equipped to do all levels of repair and restoration just down the road, creating a one stop shop for the avid car enthusiast. www.brightonmotorsports.com. (AZ) Collector Car Insurance AUTOSPORT DESIGNS, INC.. Chubb Collector Car Insurance. 1 (866) CAR-9648, The Chubb Collector Car Insurance program provides flexibility by allowing you to choose the agreed value and restoration shop. Broad coverage includes no mileage restrictions and special pricing for large schedules. For more information contact us at 1(866)CAR-9648 or www. chubbcollectorcar.com www.chubbcollectorcar.com. 631.425.1555, All Aston Martin models welcome regardless of age, as new inevitably become old! Routine servcing-complete mechanical restorations/ rebuilds - Cosmetic repair/paintwork to complete frame off restoration - Large inventory of parts. All services as well as our current unventory of automobiles for sale can be seen at www.autosportdesigns.com. (NY) www.autosportdesigns.com. (NY) Motoring Investments. 619-238- 1977, Award winning restorations, brokerage, sales & locating. Vintage German, Italian & British Mercedes specialist - SL, Pagoda & other models “Our website is a virtual buyer's guide for the 280SL.” www.motoringinvestments.com. Randy Simon. 310.274.7440, Classic Showcase. 760.758.6199, 760.758.0600. sales 760.758.6100.Fullservice restorations. Creating show winners in a world-classic restoration facility. Specializing in European classics. Superb fit; attention to detail; September 2010 Grundy Worldwide. 800.338.4005, With 60 years of experience in servicing and preserving the collector vehicle Doc's Jags. 480.951.0777, 480.951.3339. Restoration Center 623.869.8777. 23047 N. 15 Lane, Phoenix, AZ. 85027. The world's BIGGEST and BEST Jaguar Web site. #1 in Jag- 310.274.9809. I constantly collect and sell all Ferraris, Maseratis, and Lamborghinis. 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. simonrandy@aol.com (CA) great craftsmanship. “Where great cars achieve perfection.” Located in San Diego County. sales@classicshowcase. com www.classicshowcase.com. (CA) hobby, Grundy provides “The Gold Standard” of insurance, offering the most options to you: Agreed Value, No Model Year Limitation, Unlimited Mileage, and coverage options for Spare Parts, Trip Interruption, Towing and Labor Costs, Inflation Guard, and Auto Show Medical Reimbursement. Fast, immediate quotes. www.grundy. com. (PA) Legendary Motorcar Company. 905.875.4700, We buy, sell and trade some of the worlds finest & rarest collector cars. Over 55,000 sq. ft., 25 years in business. We are discreet buyers of individual cars or entire collections. Over 100 cars in our showroom, specializing in great restored cars and exceptional originals. Look us up at: www.legendarymotorcar.com. uars WORLDWIDE. Largest inventory of all models. Ask for “DOC.” Email doc@docsjags.com www.docsjags. com. (AZ) Kevin Kay Restorations. Heacock Classic. 800.678.5173, We Paul Russell and Company. 978.768.6092, 978.768.3525. Since 1978, offering restoration and sales of classic European sports and touring models from pre-war through 1960s. Successfully brokering Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, Porsche, Jaguar, BMW, Alfa Romeo. Guidance given with emphasis on building long-term relationships. Sales Manager Alex Finigan: Alex@ paulrussell.com www.paulrussell.com. (MA) understand the passion and needs of the classic car owner; agreed value, one liability charge, 24-hour claim service and paying by credit card. We provide classic car insurance at rates people can afford! Instant quotes at www.heacockclassic.com. www.heacockclassic. com. (FL) Motor Sport Personal Accident Coverage. 441.297.9439, 441.296.2543. Email, mcooke@evolution.bm. Limits up to $1,000,000 including accident medical and helicopter evacuation. Comp Capital Ltd. can obtain coverage at competive rates including drivers over the age of 65. Either 12 month policy covering a whole season and or for specific events. Please contact Mark Cooke and or Kevin Way. English AC Owner's Club Limited. 503.643.3225, 503.646.4009. US Registrar: Jim Feldman, 11955 SW Faircrest St., Portland, OR 97225-4615. The world's largest organization of AC owners and enthusiasts. AC ownership not required. Monthly magazine. (OR) Lotus Motorcars of Long Island. 631.425.1555, Factory authorized Lotus dealer. All models welcome, regardless of age. All services as well as our current inventory of new & pre-owned automobiles for sale can be seen at www.autosportdesigns.com. www. autosportdesigns.com. (NY) 530.241.8337, 1530 Charles Drive, Redding, CA 96003. Aston Martin parts, service, repair, and restoration. From an oil change to a concours-winning restoration, we do it all. Modern upgrades for power steering, window motors, fuel systems, and more. Feltham Fast performance parts in stock. We also cater to all British and European cars and motorcycles. www.kevinkayrestorations.net. (CA) Motoring Investments. 619-238- 1977, Award winning restorations, brokerage, sales & locating. Vintage German, Italian & British Mercedes specialist - SL, Pagoda & other models “Our website is a virtual buyer's guide for the 280SL.” www.motoringinvestments.com. Ferrari/Maserati/Lamborghini Aston Martin of New England. 781.547.5959, 85 Linden Street, Waltham, MA 02452. Proudly appointed Aston Martin Heritage Dealer for the USA. New and pre-owned Aston Martins are our specialty. Please contact us when buying, selling or restoring. www.astonmartin-lotus.com. (MA) Carobu Engineering. 949.722.9307, Ferrari specialist. Engine rebuilding/ development, dyno-testing, parts and service. Your source for high performance brakes, suspension, gaskets, engine parts, wheels and exhaust. Dealer for Tubi, Brembo, Koni, Razzo Rosso, Sangalli, Zanzi, Novitech Rosso and X-Ost. WWW.CAROBU.COM www. carobu.com. 135

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RESOURCE DIRECTORY enthusiasts – for vintage car sales, meticulous restorations by manufacturertrained technicians and the widest selection of Genuine Mercedes-Benz Classic Parts, we are the source. http:// www.mbclassiccenter.com/. (CA) RPM Classic Sports Cars. 802.877.2645, With over 25 years of experience in Classic Italian Sports cars, we know how to make your car perform as new. Please visit our website showing numerous cars for sale and a frequently updated BLOG to see what is going on in our busy shop including video links of engines being run on a test stand and on a chassis dynamometer. Our two car enclosed transporter makes getting your car to our shop within the northeast a breeze. www. rpmvt.com. Motoring Investments. 619-238- 1977, Award winning restorations, brokerage, sales & locating. Vintage German, Italian & British Mercedes specialist - SL, Pagoda & other models “Our website is a virtual buyer's guide for the 280SL.” www.motoringinvestments.com. Import/Export sified Ads, Book and DVD Reviews, Blog, Forum and MMR Store. Subscribe today to receive our MMR Community Newsletter and help us build this site. www.MMRsite.com. WeatherTech® Automotive Ac- cessories . 800-441-8527, MacNeil Automotive Products Limited providing Automotive Accessories for your vehicles for over 20 years. MacNeil has defined high quality vehicle protection with the WeatherTech® line of Automotive Accessories. Choose from All-Weather Floor Mats, Extreme-Duty Floor Liners, Cargo/Trunk Liners, Side Window Deflectors, No-Drill MudFlaps, many different options of License Plate Frames and more. We have products available for virtually every make and model. To see and buy everything, go to WeatherTech.com. www.WeatherTech.com. VeloceSpace. 408.441.7788, Velo- ceSpace (408) 441-7788 “Specializing exclusively in rubber and upholstery products for Ferrari, Lamborghini, Alfa Romeo, and Maserati; we also stock classic M-B and Porsche. Our source is the original Italian factory that manufactured these parts for your car in the ‘50s and'60s, hence our products' perfect fit and quality. Visit our website at www.velocespace.com, or e-mail us at info@velocespace.com for more information. www.velocespace.com. Garage/Tools Baldhead Cabinet Company. 877.966.2253, Offering a fine selection of quality metal garage cabinets suitable for shop and residential garage applications. SS and custom colors available. Many modules to choose from. Call for a custom quote and drawing. See ad in this issue. www. baldheadcabinets.com. (CA) German Cosdel. (415) 777-2000, (415) 543- 5112. Since 1960 Cosdel International Transportation has been handling international shipments by air ocean and truck. Honest service, competitive pricing and product expertise have made Cosdel the natural shipping choice for the world's best-known collectors, dealers, and auction houses. If you are moving a car, racing or rallying, or attending a concours event overseas, we are the comprehensive, worldwide resource for all of your international shipping needs. We are your automobile Export Import Experts. www.cosdel. com. (CA) Inspections Restoration - General Classic Restoration. 303.761.1245, Classic Restoration by Country Club Auto, located in Colorado, is a large facility that offers world-class restoration, repair and fabrication services. Highly organized, fiscally responsible and providing bi-weekly detailed billing, we keep you abreast of the rapid progress of your project in every way. Check out our excellent website for details. Email doug@classicrestodenver.com http://www.classicrestodenver. com/. (CO) body, mechanical service. Discreet installation of a/c, cruise control, superchargers. Stock restorations done to exacting standards. Clean, wellequipped shop. Near I-90 since '96. We finish your projects. supercharged@ alltel.net. (OH) ReinCARnation Auto. 719.632.9999, We offer premier restoration services with over 45 years of experience specializing in Muscle, British, and German autos. Our services include full rotisserie restorations, rust replacement, complete mechanical and award winning paint work. We provide daily photo updates of your project online so you can experience every detail of your projects restoration. Our quality speaks for itself. www.reincarnationauto.com. RPM Classic Sports Cars. Doc's Jags. 480.951.0777, Automobile Inspections LLC.. 860.456.4048, “When you need the job done right.” The nation's premier provider of pre-purchase inspections on classic, exotic and specialty cars of any year, anywhere in the USA or Canada. Fast 72-hour turnaround! Hartford, CT. www.automobileinspections.com. (CT) Parts and Accessories Classic Showcase. 760.758.6199, 760.758.0600. sales 760.758.6100.Fullservice restorations. Creating show winners in a world-classic restoration facility. Specializing in European classics. Superb fit; attention to detail; great craftsmanship. “Where great cars achieve perfection.” Located in San Diego County. sales@classicshowcase. com www.classicshowcase.com. (CA) 480.951.3339. Restoration Center 623.869.8777. 23047 N. 15 Lane, Phoenix, AZ. 85027. The world's BIGGEST and BEST Jaguar Web site. #1 in Jaguars WORLDWIDE. Largest inventory of all models. Ask for “DOC.” Email doc@docsjags.com www.docsjags. com. (AZ) 802.877.2645, With over 25 years of experience in Classic Italian Sports cars, we know how to make your car perform as new. Please visit our website showing numerous cars for sale and a frequently updated BLOG to see what is going on in our busy shop including video links of engines being run on a test stand and on a chassis dynamometer. Our two car enclosed transporter makes getting your car to our shop within the northeast a breeze. www. rpmvt.com. VeloceSpace. 408.441.7788, VeloLegendary Motorcar Company. Griot's Garage. 800.345.5789, The ultimate online store for automotive accessories and car care products. www. griotsgarage.com. (WA) 905.875.4700, More than just a restoration shop. Over 25 years in business, show quality paint, laser straight bodywork, custom panel shaping, aluminum and steel, individual panels or complete body, complete chassis fabrication, engineering services for custom and race suspension. Our restorations have won awards at Pebble Beach, Meadowbrook, Amelia Island, NCRS Bloomington, SAAC, & FCA. We pride ourselves on our cars working as well as they look. For more pictures and information of our work, look us up. www.legendarymotorcar.com. (ON) MMRsite.com. The on-line inforMercedes-Benz Classic Center. 1-866-MB-CLASSIC, The center of competence for classic Mercedes-Benz mation and entertainment resource for enthusiasts of European cars and motorcycles. Inter-active database features include 1300 selected suppliers of goods and services. Interesting Clas- ceSpace (408) 441-7788 “Specializing exclusively in rubber and upholstery products for Ferrari, Lamborghini, Alfa Romeo, and Maserati; we also stock classic M-B and Porsche. Our source is the original Italian factory that manufactured these parts for your car in the ‘50s and'60s, hence our products' perfect fit and quality. Visit our website at www.velocespace.com, or e-mail us at info@velocespace.com for more information. www.velocespace.com. Sports and Competition Morris and Welford. 714.434.8562/203.222.3862, We operate an international specialist historic car consultancy and brokerage company based on both the East/West Coasts of the US and the UK offering specialist brokerage services of important historic cars to buyers and sellers throughout the world. www.morrisandwelford.com. (CA/CT/United Kingdom) Performance Restoration. 440.968.3655, High-quality paint, 136 Sports Car Market

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Vintage Events RM Auctions, Inc.. 800.211.4371, 519.351.1337. Celebrating 30 years in the collector car industry, RM Auctions and its associated companies are responsible for acquisitions, restorations and sales of the world's rarest and most valuable vintage automobiles, including record-breaking sales in Maranello, Italy and London, UK. RM's restoration division achieved unprecedented accolades in 2006, when the Company earned “Best of Show” honors at the world's top three collector car events in a single year. www.rmauctions.com. (CAN) Muscle Car 1000. 949.838.7076, October, 2010. This six-day luxury tour of Southern California includes exceptional muscle cars, exclusive activities, exquisite dinners, premium hotels, great friends, and fine wine. We're covering Orange County, San Diego, Palm Desert, Lake Arrowhead, Beverly Hills, and a great deal in between. Reserved for 1964-73 American muscle cars, 1962–68 Cobras, 1955–73 Corvettes. Apply early, as space is limited. www. musclecar1000.com. (CA) JAGUAR FERRARI PORSCHE MERCEDES ASTON MARTIN BUY SALES SERVICE RESTORATION CONSIGNMENT Established in 1986. We have 60 vehicles in stock at any given time. 1952 Porsche Pre-A Coupe 1954 Porsche Pre-A Cabriolet 1965 Porsche 356SC Coupe 1964 Porsche 356 C Cabriolet 1955 Porsche Carrera 1500 GS Speedster 1967 Alfa Romeo Duetto Spider 1974 Jaguar XKE Series III Roadster 1960 Aston Martin DB4 1665 Babcock Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92627 • (tel) 949-650-4718 chris@europeancollectibles.com or jeff@europeancollectibles.com September 2010 www.europeancollectibles.com 137

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Carl Bomstead eWatch Nudiemobiles, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Fourteen guns were on the car, including rifles on the rear fenders. A silver saddle was mounted between the bucket seats, and a six-shooter trigger worked the gearshift Thought Carl's Nudie Cohen was the “Rodeo Tailor to the Stars” and was the personal tailor for Roy Rogers and Dale Evans. He made national headlines with the $10,000 gold suit he created for Elvis in 1957. Cohen also created 18 Nudiemobiles, one of which we have seen sell twice at RM auctions. In January 2006, the Hank Williams Jr. car sold to John O'Quinn for $214,000, and at the Amelia Island sale earlier this year, his estate resold it for $225,000. One of Cohen's Nudiemobiles was presented to Roy Rogers as a token of their friendship. The trigger of a six-shooter worked the gearshift, pistols opened the doors and served as arm rests and a six-foot-wide Texas longhorn was mounted on the grill. Fourteen guns were on the car, including rifles on the rear fenders. A silver saddle was mounted between the bucket seats and was decorated with rhinestones and 150 silver dollars. It is a very garish automobile indeed. The 1964 Pontiac was displayed at the Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum and the contents were recently sold by Christie's when the museum closed. At the July 14-15 sale, the Roy Rogers Nudiemobile realized $254,000. We guess that makes Roy $29,000 more popular than Hank Williams Jr. Here are a few more unusual items we found but none as bizarre as the Nudiemobile. EBAY #380249950246— BALLOT AUTOMOBILE PIN WORN BY RALPH DePALMA. Number of Bids: 8. SOLD AT: $88.89. Date Sold: 7/20/2010. Ballot was a French manufacturer of automobiles from 1914 to 1932. In 1931, it was bought out by Hispano-Suiza and went out of business the following year. Ralph DePalma came in 2nd in the 1921 French Grand Prix driving a Ballot, but did he ever wear this pin? Who knows, but it sure makes a good story. EBAY #20489678168— EBAY #280526795449— DOUBLE- SIDED PACKARD PORCELAIN SIGN. Number of Bids: 5. SOLD AT: $711.01. Date Sold: 7/4/2010. This sign was absolutely hammered and totally trashed. A large hunk of the metal was missing and what was left looked like it had been used for target practice. Seller came up with a story that it would cost $1,800 to restore and would then be worth at least $4,000. Yes, and I have a bridge in Brooklyn for sale. To restore it, it would have to be totally recreated and would then be a new sign with a value less than the cost of restoration. INDIAN MOTOCYCLE CIGAR CUTTER. Number of Bids: 3. SOLD AT: $174.49. Date Sold: 7/6/2010. This early brass cigar cutter had the Indian Motocycle logo embossed on one side and Hendee Manufacturing Co. on the reverse. The company name was changed to Indian Motocycle Manufacturing Co. in 1928 so this cutter is earlier than that. A very fair price for an early piece of Indian Motocycle memorabilia. EBAY #180527615150— VINTAGE PEDAL CAR. Number of Bids: 21. SOLD AT: $452.55. Date Sold: 7/7/2010. The seller did not know a whole lot about this pedal car but did attempt to describe it accurately. A little research determined that is was made by Garton and it looked like a 1936 or 1937 Ford. It was in decent condition and was a good buy, as the car can be displayed as is or would be an easy restoration. EBAY #180526807849—N.O.S. 1957 MERCURY TURNPIKE CRUISER HOOD ORNAMENT. Number of Bids: 27, SOLD AT: $560. Date Sold: 7/6/2010. This had a slight blemish on the front but was otherwise as new. If you need one to finish a restoration how much is too much to pay? Another one offered that was badly worn could not even garner a $10 opening bid, so quality does matter. SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION Sports Car Market (ISSN #1527859X) is published monthly by Automotive Investor Media Group, 401 NE 19th Street, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97232. Periodicals postage paid at Portland, OR, and at additional mailing offices. Subscription rates are $58 for 12 monthly issues in the US, $78 Canada/Mexico, Europe $88, Asia/Africa/Middle East $98. Subscriptions are payable in advance in US currency. Make checks to: Sports Car Market. Visa/MC accepted. For instant subscription, call 24-hours 800.289.2819, 503.261.0555; fax 503.253.2234; www.sportscarmarket.com. 138 EBAY #360277157394— UNITED MOTORS SERVICE PORCELAIN SIGN. Number of Bids: 29. SOLD AT: $3,225. Date Sold: 7/5/2010. United Motors Service was founded in1916 and acquired by General Motors in 1918. It evolved into Delco and subsequently Delphi, which was recently spun off from GM. At one time, United Motors had over 6,000 outlets so their promotional materials are fairly prolific. Their signs with the iconic logo are very desirable, and this 36-inch one was in very nice condition with new neon and transformer. Price paid was the going rate. POSTMASTER Send address changes to: Sports Car Market PO Box 4797, Portland, OR 97208 CPC IPM Sales Agreement No. 1296205 Sports Car Market

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