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Jaguar Land Rover to Develop Exciting New Models

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Jaguar Special Vehicles

Jaguar Land Rover are clearly keen to reinforce their status as a high end manufacturer with the announcements of Special Vehicle Operations and a relaunched Heritage division.

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Convertibles at RM Auctions Monterey 2014

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Ford GT40 Roadster Prototype

The RM Auctions sale at the Monterey Car Week festival each year is nearly as well known as the nearby Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Of the stunning classics to go under the hammer this year we picked out three interesting convertibles.

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DB Convertible Junior – A Taste of Classic Aston Martins

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Aston Martin DB Junior Convertible

With classic Aston Martins fetching prices steadily heading into the stratosphere getting behind the wheel of something like a DB5 is becoming restricted to the privileged few. One alternative now comes in a miniature size.

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Harley Earl’s Corvette Convertible goes to auction

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Harley Earl Corvette

Mecum’s Chicago auction will be offering a unique classic Corvette which was the personal car of one of the most influential car designers in history. Harley Earl is one of the great icons of the car industry and perhaps the most influential person in American car design. He had a ground-breaking ability to understand the power of aspirational car design.

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Celebrity Convertibles at Coys Blenheim Auction

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Princess Diana Audi Cabriolet

The Coys Blenheim Palace Auction of historic collectors cars is an annual event in the UK with a catalogue of beautiful machinery expected to fetch often eye watering prices. Among this year’s selection are two iconic celebrity owned convertible cars which jumped out of the lot list.

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Monterey and Pebble Beach 2012 Roundup

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1960 Ferrari California 250 LWB Spider Competizione

The Monterey Car Week is a Mecca for exotic and classic car enthusiasts from around the world. The world’s finest cars are on show at events around the California peninsula including the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally and the famed Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

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Future Classics

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It’s never easy to know if the convertible cars we love now will be equally as desirable in the future so specialist classic car and motorcycle insurance broker Footman James conducted a survey of classic vehicle owners to judge public opinion. The results picked out cars on either end of the sports car spectrum; while […]

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One-off Rolls-Royce Hyperion Convertible for sale

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Rolls-Royce Hyperion

Back in 2008 we reported on the Pininfarina designed Rolls-Royce Hyperion that was such a hit at that year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The car was built to order for Roland Hall, an avid Rolls-Royce collector by the Italian coachbuilder’s Special Projects division.

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