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1973 Alfa Romeo Montreal Coupe

1973 Alfa Romeo Montreal Coupe

Inspired by Bertone’s Alfa-based styling exercise penned by Marcello Gandini exhibited at the 1967 Montreal Expo, the two-seater Montreal coupe debuted at the Geneva Salon in 1970. Unlike the Expo prototype that used Alfa’s 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine, the production Montreal used a “civilized” version of the T33 sports prototype’s four-cam […]

1962 Daimler SP250 “Police Spec” Convertible

This beautiful SP250 is one of 26 purchased by the Metropolitan Police, and details of its acquisition and service record are on file together with a charming photograph showing the Daimler on parade. For 13 seasons, 670 ELL was used as a course car at the Goodwood Revival Meeting, being […]

1933 Pierce-Arrow Silver Arrow

1933 Pierce-Arrow Silver Arrow

This Silver Arrow is recognized as being body number 1, the first Silver Arrow produced, and was used to debut the wild new ideas at East Coast auto shows during 1933, including both New York and Boston. Pierce-Arrow clientele were notoriously conservative and not really the people who bought super-streamlined […]

A Cheap, Fast, Fun Porsche with a Catch

The 996 is the pit bull of 911s — but not in a dispositional or aesthetic sense. However, like the odd pit bull that inexplicably snaps, the 996 can be a car that’s perfectly fine — until it’s not fine. An infamous bearing The source of the Porsche 996’s reputation […]

2016 Ferrari 488 GTE

The latest in Ferrari’s illustrious line of rear-engine V8 GT cars, the 488 GTE made its competition debut in the 2016 Daytona 24 Hours. With one car each from SMP Racing, Risi Competizione and Scuderia Corsa, it was Scuderia Corsa — with the sister car to that offered here — […]

2013 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series

Delivered new to its first and only owner in Bahrain, this particular C63 AMG Black Series was produced for the 2013 model year in Bremen and shipped to Bahrain on October 10, 2012. The car was ordered in a classic and refined color combination of Diamond White Metallic over a […]

1996 Porsche 911 GT2

One of just 161 road-going 993 GT2s Last of the great air-cooled turbocharged Porsche 911s Just 18,000 km (11,184 miles), with minimal recent use Extensive service records and magnificent in black over black

1950 Ferrari 195 Inter Coupe by Touring

Chassis number 0081S was the first of 25 195 chassis produced, and one of just three bodied by the renowned Milanese coachbuilder Touring. Distinctive features included a lack of the usual Superleggera script on the hood, as well as small Italian lights, similar to those on early barchettas. In April […]

1970 Citroën DS 21 Décapotable by Chapron

The car carries Chapron body number 9347 and was delivered new in Germany in 1970. In 1979, the original owner sold the Citroën to the second owner, a well-known property developer, who owned the car until he died in 2016. It was always kept in his garage and only driven […]

1955 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback by Mulliner

2017 Bentley Drivers Club Concours Best in Class winner Offered from single-family ownership since 1983 Formerly owned by Victor Gauntlett; known history from new Matching-numbers factory 4.9 engine, manual transmission and lightweight seats from new Excellent condition, with a recent engine rebuild and a lovingly patinated interior Offered with copies […]