Archives: Profiles

1995 McLaren F1

Single-owner McLaren F1 Chassis 044, 37th off the assembly line The first fully federalized McLaren F1 to be imported to the U.S. One of seven U.S. F1s. Original Base Silver paint and black/gray Connolly leather The car was purchased new by the consignor in July 1996. He then embarked on […]

1968 Porsche 911 Soft-Window Targa

For 1967, Porsche introduced an open-topped variant of the 911. Named for the company’s successive wins in the famous Sicilian road race, the Targa incorporated a stainless-steel roll bar, removable roof panel and fold-away plastic rear window for an open-air experience. Many buyers opted for the conventional glass rear window […]

1956 Aston Martin DBR1

Coming from the finest of all Aston Martin collections, owned by a fastidious perfectionist, DBR1/1 is not only the best presented of the five DBR1s produced, it is also without question the most correct, down to the smallest of details, inside and out. With its impeccable provenance and enviable racing […]

1952 Abarth 1100 Sport by Ghia

The last of four Abarth 205 competition chassis to be constructed, the car offered here is the only example to use an engine and transmission developed from the new Fiat 1100-103, as well as the only example bodied by Ghia. Believed to have been designed by Giovanni Michelotti, it was […]

1955 Ferrari 121 LM Spyder by Scaglietti

Evolving from one of Ferrari’s earliest 4-cylinder engines, Ferrari’s straight-six project eventually led to the potent 121 LM. The rather hefty displacement of 4,412 cc provided much more horsepower and torque than its predecessors. Fitted with three side-draft Weber carburetors, the engine produced a hearty 360 bhp. These were not […]

1953 Cunningham C-3 Coupe by Vignale

The personal car of Briggs Cunningham; retained by him and his family for 61 years One of just 25 Vignale-bodied C-3s produced A well-maintained original car, currently registering 10,097 miles Winner of the Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) National Automotive Heritage Award Researched by Cunningham historians Tom Cotter and Larry Berman […]

A Cheap, Fast, Fun Alfa Romeo

Picture a sunny summer afternoon on the Pacific Coast Highway north of Santa Cruz, CA. It’s the late 1980s, and two new sport sedans are cruising to the spot where a passing lane opens up. The challenge is to be ahead of the other car by the end of that […]

1925 Bentley 3 Litre Tourer

2,996-cc, SOHC 4-cylinder engine with four valves per cylinder Two SU “Sloper” carburetors 70 bhp at 3,500 rpm 4-speed close-ratio gearbox Offered here is a very handsome, well-presented and highly usable Bentley. The car is a proper matching-number example (with a most distinctive chassis number) and it is turned out […]

1956 Talbot-Lago T14 LS Special Coupe

Talbot-Lago introduced a sensational new 2.5-liter model at the 1955 Paris Salon — the T14 LS — an altogether superior sports car with a 4-cylinder, twin-camshaft, overhead-valve engine. In standard tune, the engine developed 120 bhp, which was transmitted via an all-synchromesh ZF gearbox. The chassis frame was fabricated from […]

1953 Buick Skylark Convertible

This Motorama-inspired Buick Skylark has undergone a comprehensive nut-and-bolt restoration. It is finished in correct and desirable Reef Blue. Powered by a 322-ci V8 engine with automatic transmission, it’s fully sorted and ready to drive.