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Historic Ferrari racer sells for £17.2m at auction

1956 Ferrari 290 MM

A 1956 Ferrari 290 MM raced by many of motor racing legends has sold for £17.2 million ($22m) at RM Sotheby’s Petersen Automotive Museum Sale in Los Angeles. The remarkably rare Scuderia Ferrari Works racer eventually sold after an extended bidding contest between three collectors. Campaigned by Scuderia Ferrari for …

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Aston Martin DB11 Volante review

Aston Martin DB11 Volante

Aston Martin is a company on the move. It has ambitious plans for the future as a global luxury brand and the first all-new model for several years appeared in 2016, the DB11 coupe. It was only a matter of time before a convertible version appeared and so now we …

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Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio review

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio

We’ve already raved about the Stelvio, Alfa Romeo’s first SUV. Now it’s time to road test the performance flagship of the range – the potent Quadrifoglio… The Quadrifoglio (Italian for four-leaf clover) has already made it into the record books by smashing the Nurburgring lap record for an SUV in …

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Buying a classic car – a beginner’s guide

Goodwood Revival 2016

Buying a classic car is more than just a financial decision for most – it’s a matter of the heart. Here are a few things to consider before taking the plunge… Price of collectors’ cars is falling After a decade of dominating luxury investment options, we’re starting to see the …

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Classic Ferrari sells for world record $48.4m

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

A stunning 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO has been sold by RM Sotheby’s at Monterey, California – the most ever paid for a classic car at auction. Long considered to be the ‘holy grail’ of the collectors car world, it went for $48.4m (£36.7m), smashing the previous record of $38.1 million …

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2018 F1 Season: Half-way review

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With an unexpectedly close title race unfolding, technical modifications will be the main focus for all teams in the upcoming summer break. So too will strategies relating to ‘secondary’ drivers, and how they may decoy rivals, enabling their team to get the best results possible. Here, Automotive Blog looks at …

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Why you should rent a sports car today

Let’s be honest here. Is there anybody in this world who doesn’t like sports cars? Yes, there are definitely a lot of people out there who will tell you “I don´t need that“. But this often comes along with the fact, that a sports car is usually uncomfortable, not suitable …

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Watch ice man Kimi Räikkönen ice karting

Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen ice karting

Oil giant Shell kept Scuderia Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen busy over the F1 winter break with a special sub-zero challenge at a closed track in the Swiss Alps. Fans and guests pitted their skills against each other, the elements, and the surprise addition of the former World Champion in a …

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London museum showcases Ferrari spectacular

Ferrari exhibition at London's Design Museum

A must-see exhibition has opened at the Design Museum in London to mark the 70th anniversary of Ferrari. Some £140 million worth of cars from the Prancing Horse feature in “Ferrari: Under the Skin” including a racing car driven by F1 legend Stirling Moss. Rare exhibits from private collections include original …

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Ralph Lauren launches new collection – in his garage

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Fashion legend and renowned car collector Ralph Lauren has staged his latest show inside the private garage of his home in Bedford Hills, New York. Set against the spectacular backdrop of one of the world’s most spectacular automotive collections, Lauren presented his passion for cars and classic, enduring style in …

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