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2018 RUF CTR3 Clubsport

Alois Ruf may have cut his teeth as Germany’s pre-eminent Porsche customizer, but the CTR3 is something altogether different. At first glance, its Porsche roots are obvious — there are the twin ovoid headlights and the curvy haunches. Yet the CTR3 is more Porsche-inspired than Porsche-based. Instead of the Porsche […]

1955 Jaguar XK 140 SE Coupe by Michelotti

Chassis S814286 was built on May 25, 1955, as a left-hand-drive XK 140 SE coupe. The Jaguar was delivered new in France via the French distributor, Charles Delecroix, to its first owner, Mme. Jeanne Gaymard in Paris. It is the 286th left-hand-drive coupé built, with body number J4457. The original […]

1974 Ferrari 365 GT4 Berlinetta Boxer

Gifted new by Enzo Ferrari to Ferrari driver and team manager Peter Schetty Highly original and well-preserved example with just four owners from new One of just five examples painted Grigio Ferro from the factory Highly pedigreed example of the rare 365 GT4 Berlinetta Boxer

1953 Alfa Romeo 1900 Corto Gara Stradale Coupe by Touring

The example offered here is one of 11 Corto Gara (Short, Competition) models built, of which only three were Stradale (road-going) versions like this car. Only two of the Stradale models survive (this car and chassis 01361), with chassis 01047 being the sole surviving Corto Gara. All were supplied with […]

1954 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible

By the early 1950s, Cadillac had finally displaced cross-town rival Packard at the summit of the American fine car market. In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Cadillac and its General Motors corporate parent, the Motorama-inspired Eldorado crowned its model range for 1953. Equipped with Cadillac’s state-of-the-art 331-ci V8, the […]

1993 McLaren-Cosworth Ford MP4/8A Formula One

It is evident from our long years of market experience that the essence of truly collectible and iconic competition cars is surely a combination of several very significant factors. The crème de la crème cars upon the very pinnacle of collectibility each have an individually unique and completely verifiable racing […]

2018 Lamborghini Huracán

Donated to Pope Francis by Automobili Lamborghini, the car was realized by Lamborghini’s customization department “Ad Personam” in homage to the Vatican. The special-edition model pays tribute to the colors of the flag of Vatican City, painted in Bianco Monocerus with Giallo Tiberino details. The European-specification Lamborghini will be offered […]

1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Lightweight

Porsche purchased this car, chassis 1177, on behalf of Finnish racing legend Leo Kinnunen. Kinnunen was at that time racing a Porsche 917/10 Turbo in the Interserie, the European equivalent to the North American Can-Am Challenge series, a series that he would win three years in a row from 1971 […]

1957 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe Boano

Originally finished in Grigio with Rosso interior, this Boano coupe was delivered to Milanese publisher Giorgio Mondadori during the spring of 1957. It was exported from Italy to England in the late 1960s, and by the following decade was exhibited in Jim Baxter’s Lark Lane Motor Museum in Liverpool, finished […]

1971 Maserati Ghibli SS 4.9 by Ghia

The Ghibli was Maserati’s first supercar. Launched in 1966 and named after a hot wind blowing across the Sahara Desert, the Ghibli was styled by the young Giorgetto Giugiaro, then working at Ghia. The mechanical design was the work of Maserati’s chief engineer, Giulio Alfieri. This example, a 4.9-liter SS […]