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5 extraordinary things about Lambo’s final V12 Aventador
​Limited-edition coupe and roadster end an era in style
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Red 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 RSR IROC sells for $1,627,500
​In 1973, Roger Penske created the International Race of Champions, commonly referred to as IROC. Equally ambitious and unique in concept
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Fast And The Furious 1994 Toyota Supra sells for $550,000
If Brian O’Conner knew that his lurid orange Supra would one day fetch a whopping $550,000 (£393,000), we don’t think he would’ve been so keen to give it away to his fellow petrolhead Dom Toretto
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RUF BTR takes centre stage at Historics Ascot Auction
Historics Auctioneers contactedus with details of a star-studded line-up of classicPorsches due to go under the hammer at thefirm’s Ascot Racecourse auction on Saturday 25th September
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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and Bentley Motors record sales figures for 2021
​Figures released in January by both Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and Bentley Motors show that each company smashed its own sales record last year, despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic and the global shortage of semiconductors
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Air-cooled Porsches set new records at Amelia Island Auction
ast month, we brought you news of the super-rare Porsches set to go under the hammer at the Gooding & Company Amelia Island Auction.
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Goddess at auction - desirable seven-seat Citroën DS 23 Safari dating from 1974
​A stunning slice of Gallic flair could be one of the stars as Historics hosts its final sale of the year at Mercedes-Benz World on November 25, with a desirable seven-seat Citroën DS 23 Safari dating from 1974 set to go under the hammer.
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Dacia reveals striking new logo
​Dacia models will wear new branding from 2022, with heavily stylised ‘Dacia’ script replacing the traditional roundel.
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Normal service resumed Monterey CarWeek sees some truly special Astons go under the hammer
Any lingering doubts about the resilience of the top end of the market in the Covid era were put to bed during Monterey Car Week: between them, RM Sotheby’s, Gooding & Co, Bonhams, Mecum and Russo & Steele sold $347m worth of cars
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Rare 1972 Porsche 911 T to go under the hammer at Historics Ascot sale
​For the 1972 model year, in an effort to improve the 911’s handling, Porsche shifted the model’s oil tank forward from behind the offside rear wheel
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US market drives soaring demand for classic Porsche 911 EV conversions
If there’s a topic sure to polarise opinion on the classic Porsche scene, it’s EV conversions, and yet the rate at which air-cooled 911s are being switched to battery power is increasing quicker than many expected.
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Historic 1988 Jaguar XJR-9 sold
​The winner of the 1990 24 Hours of Daytona was sold at RM Sotherby’s Monaco sale on 14 May 2022 for €1,917,500 (approx. £1,644,689)
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Jaguar E-types of all flavours take a hit
​Those in lesser condition look cheap but the nicest examples are better value
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Unique Ford RS200 heads to auction
A Group B rallying icon that has covered just 12 miles from new will go under the hammer next week
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Specials on the rise - Ford Sierra RS Cosworth £20,200
Last month we reported on the Mitsubishi Evo Tommi Makinen Edition that sold for over £100k at auction
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Guikas Sale breaks records
​A 77-strong selection of classic cars from the Guikas Collection has sold at an RM Sotheby’s auction at the Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet, France
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More Petitjean Ferraris Released
​An important collection of 28 Ferrari road cars made between from 1959 and 1989 is to be offered at auction in February. Collected by Marcel Petitjean over five decades
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Fifty years of Porsche design to be celebrated in new exhibition
The Porsche Museum in Stuttgart is honouring Porsche Design’s fiftieth anniversary with a special exhibition. Running until 10th July 2022, the event affords visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in the most important
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