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  • Scuderia The Classic Car Trust: three crews taking part the 2019 edition of the Mille Miglia.
    Source: Classic Car TrustPublished on 2019-05-13
  • The Miura in The Italian Job.
    “The Paramount people came to Sant’Agata towards the end of May 1968. They wanted to know if we had a battered Miura to sell, one that had been in an accident. What for? For an important film was what they said. And why battered? Because one of the characters in ... read more
    Source: Classic Car TrustPublished on 2019-05-07
  • “The Italian Job” Miura discovered after 50 years
    In the classic car world, it’s hard to imagine a more sensational piece of breaking news. We are talking about something that has taken almost 50 years to track down (49 years and 11 months to be precise); but now, at last, we have the chassis number of the 1969 ... read more
    Source: Classic Car TrustPublished on 2019-05-07
  • RM Sotheby’s Essen Auction 2019
    The news was widely announced beforehand, because it certainly represented a milestone moment in the classic car business. RM Sotheby’s, today the world’s biggest auction house in terms of number of yearly sales, number of cars offered and total turnover, was preparing to hold its first ever German classic car ... read more
    Source: Classic Car TrustPublished on 2019-04-29
  • Classic Cars on the Roads of Japanese Tradition
    The Tour organized by Hidetomo Kimura for participants at the Kyoto Concours d’elegance has become a must for collectors interested in getting to know the real Japan from the inside. The event, which doesn’t involve points for the classification of the award-winners, takes place from the Monday through to the ... read more
    Source: Classic Car TrustPublished on 2019-04-29
  • Kyoto rightfully takes its place among International Concours d’Elegance
    Location, cars, jury, audience: in its third year, the most important Asian International Concours d’Elegance received the FIVA approval. That in its third year, the Kyoto Concours d'Elegance entered the exclusive group of large international Concourses, is evidenced by several facts. The post Kyoto rightfully takes its place among International ... read more
    Source: Classic Car TrustPublished on 2019-04-16
  • Amelia Island: three hundred are competing to be the two “best”
    On March 10th 2019, the eyes of the classic car world turned to Florida, for the 24th Amelia Island Concours of Elegance. As always, founder Bill Warner created a wonderful event, this year further enhanced by the number of cars on display, a record 300 in total, and by the ... read more
    Source: Classic Car TrustPublished on 2019-03-15
  • The expert’s wagers – Amelia Auctions Review 2019
    Massimo Delbò, journalist and international Judge, had chosen six cars that he found interesting before each of the auctions from Gooding, Bonhams and RM in Amelia Island. Now, after the auctions have been closed, he explains how they went and the reasons for his choices. The post The expert’s wagers ... read more
    Source: Classic Car TrustPublished on 2019-03-15
  • RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island Auction 2019 – Review
    Each medal has two sides and RM showed them both in Amelia: with total sales of $37,978,440, it exceeded last year's result by nearly $11.4 million. Not only that, but total sales were equal to those of its competitors combined. The post RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island Auction 2019 – Review ... read more
    Source: Classic Car TrustPublished on 2019-03-12
  • Gooding Amelia Island Auction 2019 – Review
    Gooding: record with 87% of the lots sold but turnover down. Iron-ic: only three prewar cars in the catalog, just 3.37% of all offered. The 1930 Packard 734 Speedster Runabout was not even the most expensive car: the two much younger Porsche cars, a 935 of 1979 and a 918 ... read more
    Source: Classic Car TrustPublished on 2019-03-12
  • Bonhams Amelia Island Auction 2019 – Review
    Bonhams was the only auction house to sell their top lot, and furthermore 84% of cars sold is a very good percentage, even if helped by the many cars without reserve price. It also managed to sell every car at above a million dollars, and many went beyond their estimates. ... read more
    Source: Classic Car TrustPublished on 2019-03-11
  • Founding fathers of passion: Carlo (Karl) Abarth
    Abarth is, without a doubt, one of the men who most fuelled the passion for sports cars after the war: a former motorcycle rider, in 1947 he began to produce silencers with the symbol of the Scorpio (his zodiac sign) that gave horsepower and music to modest production cars. The ... read more
    Source: Classic Car TrustPublished on 2019-03-08
  • Gooding Amelia Island Auction 2019 – Preview N° 1
    'Porsche special edition', this could be the subheading of this sale. With 32 Porsche out of 89 cars offered (plus a Porsche... tractor!), this brand represents almost 36% of all cars offered. Of these, ten come from the collection of Jan Koum, co-founder of Whatsapp (how to explain to Ferdinand ... read more
    Source: Classic Car TrustPublished on 2019-03-06
  • Gooding Amelia Island Auction 2019 – Preview N° 2
    The series W126 coupe is one of the most beautiful post-war Mercedes models, considered the masterpiece of Bruno Sacco, the legendary designer of the 1980s and 1990s. Increasingly sought after by collectors, both of classics and youngtimers, SECs are not easy cars to find in good conditions. They were, and ... read more
    Source: Classic Car TrustPublished on 2019-03-06
  • RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island Auction 2019 – Preview N° 2
    The Ferrari F40, created to mark the firm’s 40th anniversary, is a milestone in the history of Ferrari because it represented a “return” to cutting-edge performances and technology in a production car built in Maranello. The car offered here (chassis #ZFFGJ34B000091464) is a 1991 specimen that was originally sold in ... read more
    Source: Classic Car TrustPublished on 2019-03-06