Britain’s Not-So-Affordable Range Rover

This is supposed to be the “Affordable Classic” strand, but Range Rovers aren’t very affordable — in their home country, at least.

They’ve always been expensive to buy and run, but interest in the early cars, especially those with Suffix A (pre-1972) chassis numbers, has been rising steadily over the past decade, perhaps stoked by its sister-under-the-skin Defender’s mortality.

That has pushed prices in Europe to £50k ($60k) plus, even £75k ($95k) Read More

1934 Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3

Chassis 50006 is the sixth example of the seven Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3 second-series wide-body cars, and it is one of three originally fitted with the Dubonnet suspension and reversed quarter-elliptical leaf springs (as opposed to being converted by the factory following initial manufacture).

Stamped with Scuderia Ferrari number 46, this car interchangeably participated in the campaigns of 1935 with the other Tipo B cars.

The factory and the Scuderia did not record individual chassis records, so it is Read More

1970 Mazda Cosmo 110S

Mazda Cosmos are more than a cool-looking novelty. The high-revving rotary engine, 4-speed transmission and lightweight body combine to produce a driver’s car that will make you smile. On offer is a fine, mostly original example of a very rare 110S Export model that comes from the large private collection of a Japanese Domestic Market enthusiast.

Although the number of previous owners is not known, the current owner, an avid JDM collector, purchased this 110S in 2014 from one of Read More

1964 Porsche 901 Cabriolet Prototype

  • 30-bhp, 1,991-cc SOHC air-cooled, horizontally opposed 6-cylinder engine with Solex carburetors
  • 5-speed manual transmission
  • Independent front suspension with torsion bars and McPherson struts; independent rear suspension with torsion bars, trailing arms and tubular shock absorbers
  • Four-wheel disc brakes
  • Wheelbase 2,200 mm
  • The only known 901 cabriolet prototype
  • The oldest unrestored Porsche 901
  • Largely original condition; documented history
  • Shown at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
  • Never before offered for public sale

In the world of landmark collector automobiles, the Read More

2008 Ferrari F430 GTC

BMS Scuderia Italia, a semi-Works team, purchased chassis 2616 new. It debuted with Davide Rigon and Joel Camathias — leaping out of the gate at the 2008 Silverstone race to a 6th in class and 19th overall finish. The duo achieved similar results at Monza a month later. Babini, Matteo Malucelli and Paolo Ruberti would continue the success with a 22nd overall and 2nd in class at the 2008 24 hours of Le Mans.

The greatest triumph transpired at the Read More

1971 Lamborghini Jarama 400GT

The Lamborghini Jarama was not named after the famous racetrack outside of Madrid but after the Spanish district made famous for their breeding of fighting bulls.

It was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show during the spring of 1970 and styled by the iconic Marcello Gandini, who is famous for the Miura and Countach designs.

The design was deliberately understated and unspectacular compared to Lamborghini´s other offerings. The result is a roomy, glassy coupe, which still had a very aggressive Read More

1936 MG PB Roadster

  • Eligible for the most prestigious events
  • Matching numbers
  • No reserve

An evolution of the J2 model, the MG PB distinguished itself in particular by an engine with three bearings, a bigger displacement — and shorter gear ratios than the PA version. This delightful and efficient roadster with an overhead-camshaft engine did very well in several prestigious competitions including the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1937 (16th overall) and the Mille Miglia.

Delivered new in England in April Read More

1948 Tucker 48

There is little about the Tucker automobile that has not already been said. No post-war American automobile has had every facet of its story so religiously studied and examined; none was more controversial when new, and fewer are more beloved today.

Indeed, it would please a vindicated Preston Tucker that the 47 surviving examples of the 51 cars he built are among the most valuable and desirable American cars.

Tucker number 1044 was, as its name suggests, the 44th production Read More

1963 Jaguar XKE Lightweight Competition

Chassis S850667 is the 10th example of the 12 E-type Lightweights built. It benefits from a short chain of just three long-term caretakers, and the car displays phenomenal originality, having never been disassembled or rebuilt in any significant manner. The winner of the 1963 Australian GT Championship, this car boasts nearly unparalleled overall quality among its Lightweight brethren.

1989 Ford Mustang LX 5.0

This LX hatchback is powered by a 5.0-liter electronic fuel-injected high-output engine and 5-speed manual transmission. It’s equipped with power steering, power brakes, power windows and air conditioning. Finished in Cabernet Red with Scarlet Red interior, it features the original window sticker, and all factory build/shipping markings and decals are still on the car.

It never went through dealer prep, the plastic is still on the seats and the wheel center caps and antenna were never installed. 638 actual miles. Read More

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