Retro

Mathewsons, Online, 2021 April 23-24
Mathewsons’ latest auction on April 23-24 is surely a contender for its biggest to date, with a whopping 475 lots of classic cars, bikes and memorabilia going under the hammer
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Lost for 70 years Mk1 P15 V16 Original BRM Body Jig
​The body buck for the original Mk1 P15 V16, handcrafted in 1949 to help build Britain’s first Formula One car, has been found, and will be used to build Chassis V
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Porsche classic restoration challenge returns for 2022
​For the second consecutive year, Porsche Classic is hosting its US-wide Restoration Challenge, inviting North American dealerships to return a classic Porsche back to its former glory
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Ferrari 330 LMB one-off finished
​A unique Ferrari has been converted from a 330 GT to 330 LMB specification by Bell Sport & Classic. The project was begun in 2010 by Ed Carter, an Essex-based enthusiast
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Lamborghini Countach voted ultimate car pin-up
​It might not be a tennis player adjusting her skirt or a shirtless bloke holding a baby, but the Lamborghini Countach has been crowned as the all-time favourite pin-up poster car among followers of The British Motor Show
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Barn-find 1965 Jaguar E-type Series 1 unearthed
​A Jaguar E-type Series 1 has been uncovered after spending the best part of 50 years in a barn. Only recently unearthed from its longterm resting place in Surrey, it is to be sold in March 2022 by H&H Auctions.
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Review: Anglia, online, May 1-2 2021
​As we’ve come to expect from Anglia, the May sale was a big one, with some 422 lots over two days ranging from bikes to automobilia, plus of course over 200 cars and an impressive sale rate just over 85% at the time of writing.
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Market trends 1970s German Coupes Capri rivals from Opel, Audi and VW
​With muscle-bound pony cars stealing the limelight in the US market, it was inevitable their mix of stylish bodywork and simple mechanical underpinnings would arrive on the other side of the Atlantic
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Rare Lotus Elan special for sale 1970 Wagener Alfa Romeo "Special" One Of A Kind
​Take the platform of the finest handling sports car of the 1960s – the Lotus Elan
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EX-Royal 1980 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II to be sold
​A 1980 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II owned by HRH Princess Margaret for 22 years is to go under the hammer (with an estimate of £45,000-55,000) as this issue of Rolls-Royce & Bentley Driver goes to print.
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1970 Porsche 917K featured in Steve Mcqueen’s Le Mans movie to be offered in RM Sotheby’s auction
To any motorsport enthusiast, the 917 needs no introduction, though it’s the prototype endurance racer’s short-tail coupe form that truly ignites the passions of Porsche enthusiasts
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Juan Manuel Fangio’s 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster W198
​Presented as a retirement gift from Mercedes-Benz to legendary racer Juan Manuel Fangio, this 1958 300SL Roadster is being offered by RM Sotheby’s in a sealed-bid auction event, held from March 21 to 25.
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The Jaguar XJ-S-based Lynx Eventer effect
​As we went to press, an XJ-S-based Lynx Eventer had sold for an astonishing £62,988 via a Car and Classic online auction.
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Porsche Classic Restoration Challenge is back for 2023
​With new categories to push the experts to their creative limits, the Porsche Classic Restoration Challenge promises to be a dazzling exercise in ingenuity.
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Victorious Celebration EXP2 itself – kindly provided by Bentley Motors
​A hundred years to the day since the first race win for a Bentley, the winning car – known as EXP2 – returned to the famous Brooklands racetrack on 16th May to lead a cavalcade of 3 Litres as a tribute to its victory.
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ISO considers legal action against Bizzarrini
​ISO Rivolta is evaluating taking legal action against the recently announced Bizzarrini revival. ISO Rivolta claims that press releases from Bizzarrini “damage
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Crowdfunded Classics
​Crowdfunded Classics Something we’ve heard frequently in recent years on our classic car magazines is that owners have often bought their old car as an investment just as much as a fun weekend toy and like so many investments
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Jaguar C TYPE 70
​Are you looking for the ultimate ‘present to self’? Jaguar Classic has revealed two exclusive C-type Continuation cars to celebrate the vehicle’s pioneering achievements in 1953
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