Model Perspective: 2019 Lamborghini Urus

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With the introduction the Urus, Lamborghini joins fellow Italian marques Maserati and Alfa Romeo in offering a high-performance SUV. No surprise there; Lamborghini showed the Urus concept more than five years ago. Bentley entered the fray last year, and Ferrari and Rolls-Royce will be next with utility vehicles.

Model Masterpiece: 1952 Jaguar C-Type

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The C-Type is an ideal example of an automotive icon, hence the inclusion of a 1952 version in RM|Sotheby’s “Icons” auction scheduled for December 6 in New York. This particular example, chassis XKC 007, is the seventh of 53 cars in the chassis number sequence and has the ninth body constructed. Its provenance includes SCCA racing history in the hands of the legendary Phil Hill. The pre-sale estimate is $5.5-$7m.

Model Perspective: 2019 Aston Martin Vantage

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The 2019 Vantage is based on Aston Martin’s new bonded-aluminum vehicle architecture, sharing some structural elements with the new DB11. The stance is more muscular, meaner even, than the outgoing Vantage.

Model Masterpiece: 1952 Chrysler d’Elegance

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Debuting at the Paris Auto Salon in October 1952, the d’Elegance went on the auto show circuit in the U.S. Afterward, Chrysler shipped it back to Ghia, which sold it to a relative of a Chrysler executive, who imported the car back to the U.S. Collector James Colee bought the car 1955 and