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1952 Allard K2 Special Roadster

Allard built just 119 K2 sports tourers from 1950 to 1952 and — now as then — each K2 is appreciated for its impressive performance potential on both road and track, as well as its distinctive styling and exclusivity. This K2, chassis number 91K3019, is something more special yet. As […]

2011 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

This ultra-rare and ultra-low-mileage U.S.-specification Porsche 911 GT3 RS is believed to be one of only 26 delivered to the U.S. in the dazzling combination of Aqua Blue Metallic with contrasting Guards Red graphics and wheels. Delivered new to Porsche of Spokane, WA, this GT3 RS has been cherished its […]

1955 Porsche 356 Continental

Purchased new on April 7, 1956, by a Canadian GI overseas (or at least shipped to Canada originally, as noted on the car’s Kardex from Porsche records), this car made its way to Houston and was owned by a submarine commander who broke down in Benson, AZ, while on his […]

1966 Ferrari 500 Superfast Series II

Claiming significant in-period ownership provenance that has more recently given way to a stellar concours exhibition record, this striking 1966 Ferrari 500 Superfast is a typically ravishing example of Ferrari’s mid-1960s flagship touring machine. According to the research of marque authority Marcel Massini, chassis number 8565SF is the 34th of […]

1971 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV

The Spanish bull referred to as the Miura may have first entered the pop-culture lexicon with the publication of Ernest Hemingway’s enduring 1926 classic The Sun Also Rises. Hemingway’s disaffected expatriates travel to Spain to watch the bullfights, and there they are impressed by the brutal capabilities of the Miura, a […]

1949 MG TC

By the 1950s, MG had come a long way from its roots as an offshoot of Morris Motors and had cemented a place as an innovative builder of sporting road and competition cars. Released in 1945, the TC provided a marginally wider body than its pre-war TB predecessor, and now […]

1957 Chrysler Ghia Super Dart 400

Proudly offered as one of the most important cars from the renowned Ramshead Collection thoughtfully curated by the late John White, this stunning and impressive one-off Ghia-styled concept car boasts not just uniqueness in its visual presence and auto-show history, but also impeccable originality and preservation, having been collected by […]

1950 Aston Martin 2 Litre Sports Drophead Coupe (DB1)

This 2 Litre Sports is a fine example of the model that ushered in the David Brown era at Aston Martin. Successful industrialist Brown had bought the struggling Aston Martin concern in 1946, and the following year added Lagonda to his expanding motor-manufacturing empire. When Brown bought Aston Martin he […]

2008 Lamborghini Reventón

When the Lamborghini Reventón launched at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show, it epitomized the ambition of the marque’s Centro Stile division. Production of the Reventón was capped at 20 models and, in the spirit of the long-standing tradition at Lamborghini, it was named after a fighting bull, although its name […]

1954 Lancia Aurelia B20 GT Series IV

This B20 GT is one of the first right-hand-drive Series IV cars built. According to the official build records, it was released on June 25, 1954, finished in Grigio and fitted with engine number 3576, which it retains to this day. This car has been comprehensively restored by marque specialists […]