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|THIS WEEK IN CLASSIC DRIVER|
| Jaguar C-XF Concept Car
The Next Generation of Jaguar Saloons
A new era for Jaguar has begun. The marque badly needed a bold, fresh styling theme to set the scene for its forthcoming saloons - and here, at last, is the four-door C-XF concept car...
| Coys 'Grandes Marques' at Maastricht 13th Jan 2007
With a 50 car entry of pre- and post-war cars and motorbikes, Coys will be visiting Maastricht as part of the Interclassics and Topmobiel exhibition next week. Top billing must go to the 1954 Talbot Lago T26 Gran Sport...
| Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé
Spectacular New Convertible Revealed
Detailed pictures of the long-awaited Phantom Drophead Coupé have at last been released. And on Sunday 7th January, the new convertible itself - Rolls-Royces first such car since the Corniche of 2002 – will be formally unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show...
| The Argentina 'Mil Millas Sport' - Part Two
Forward in All Directions
Each of the three days of driving on the Argentinean Mille Miglia stemmed from a different location in Bariloche...
| Mercedes-Benz Vision GL 420 BLUETEC
Debuting at the Detroit Auto Show this month will be Mercedes' latest concept to show a caring, sharing side to big 4x4 ownership. The car features a V8 diesel engine, which develops 216 kW (290 hp) and 700 Nm (515 lb ft) of torque...
| Coys at The Autosport International Racing Car Show 13th Jan 2007
Becoming something of a tradition now, Coys will once again be holding a sale at the UKs annual Racing Car Show. With an entry of 50-odd cars, Coys will be trying to help prospective historic racers find cars for the 2007 season...
| Gemballa Mirage GT
Development of the Porsche Carrera GT
Gemballa, the renowned German Porsche tuning specialist, has turned its attention to the Carrera GT. With all 1500 examples of Porsches prestigious supercar now sold to eager buyers, some owners are looking for even more individuality and performance...
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Porsche 956 Works Rothmans Group C
Chassis number 956 004 started its life on June 12th, 1982 as a Rothmans sponsored works car at the factory in Zuffenhausen. Its first race was at the 24 hours of Le Mans June 19th / 20th of 1982 with Al Holbert, Hurley Haywood and Juergen Barth at the wheel, finishing in third position overall behind the two other Works Porsche 956's chassis 002 and 003.
The car will be sold with an extensive file by Porsche's experienced project manager Norbert Singer and other Works members, showing specifications, setting and weight of the car for many races including test runs, changes and repairs done to the car at the factory between races as well as the all important report by Dipl. Ing. Ralf A Sprenger confirming the car to be exactly correct and rebuilt to exact works 956 specification.
Porsche 956 chassis 004 boasts a fantastic line up of drivers including Ickx, Mass, Bellof, Haywood, Holbert, Bell, Barth, Jones and Schuppan, this is a opportunity to purchase one of the most successful endurance racers of all time, and one of only ten Works 956 ever produced.
interior colour: Racing
estimate: GBP Refer Department
auction: Coys - AutoSport International 13th Jan 2007, UK
phone: +44 (0)20 8614 7888
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Vanquish 2+2 2003 Model
sequential gearbox / touchtronic, 6 speed, all options, leather, navigation system, parking assistance, phone, sports exhaust, full history, All important 2003 Model with Linn Audio. 1 Owner.
All Factory On Line Options.
Full Aston Martin Service History.
colour: Skye Silver
interior colour: Charcoal
mileage: 12.875 km / 8.000 mi
price: GBP 92.000
dealership: Aston Sales of Kensington, UK
phone:+44 (0)20 7985 0111
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Silver Cloud III by H.J.Mulliner, Park Ward 'Chinese Eye'
This car has had a £70,000 restoration over the last 3 years. It is in exceptional condition and is the rare Rolls-Royce model. There were 3 extras commissioned at build;
1. Twin rearview mirrors
2, Revolution counter
3. Glass panel in roof
It has been fitted with radial tyres and a state-of-the-art music system built into the car, keeping it hidden. This is probably the best example of a coupé in the world today and can only be described as exceptional. It is the first time this car has been marketed in 40 years. Two private owners since 1966 - a rare opportunity to purchase.
colour: Masons Black
interior colour: Bordeaux hide
price: GBP 85.000
dealership: Joe Macari Performance Cars, UK
phone: +44 (0)20 8870 9007
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13.01. - 13.01. Coys Auction, Autosport Show, UK
13.01. - 13.01. Coys Auction, Maastricht, Holland
18.01. - 21.01. Historic Ice Trophy, Austria
19.01. - 19.01. Vintage Motor Cars in Arizona, RM Auctions, USA
02.02. - 04.02. Bremen Classic Motorshow, Germany
16.02. - 17.02. Christie's Auction at Rétromobile, France
16.02. - 25.02. Rétromobile 2007, France
09.03. - 11.03. Retro Classics Show, Stuttgart, Germany
10.03. - 10.03. Vintage Motor Cars at Amelia Island, RM Auctions, USA
23.03. - 25.03. International Historic Motorsport Show 2007, Stoneleigh, UK
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