Recent Blog Posts
Most concours weekends now incorporate some sort of driving event. Driving allows participants to enjoy the mechanical aspects of their cars — something that really isn’t a part of concours event.
Participation in a tour often serves as a tiebreaker in concours judging. If two cars have an identical scores (which is possible but unusual), the ...Read more
There’s something special about a car event that happens in your own backyard. No planes to catch, no bags to pack. You get a chance to see a lot of local friends.
And, best of all, you can pull a few cars out of the garage to enjoy with your friends — without having to perform ...Read more
There have been many cars in the SCM Garage over the years, and most go on to new homes — while a select few are members of the family.
For example, the 2001 Porsche 911 Turbo that we’ve enjoyed for almost two years has found a new home with ACC contributor — and Corvette expert — ...Read more
Collector Car News
A 1963 Ford Galaxie 500XL R-Code car with 427-ci engine brought $155,000 and was high sale at Mecum’s July 8-9 Denver Auction.
All told 402 of 611 vehicles sold.
Other top sales included a 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split-Window for $140,000 and a 1986 Porsche 930 Turbo at $80,000. Read more.Read more
How does a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT travel only 152 miles in 11 years? Who can resist this kind of temptation?
Bidders will get their chance at this near-new 2005 Porsche Carrera GT during Mecum’s August 18-20 auction at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa.
A 5.7-liter, 605-horsepower V10 powers this car to a top ...Read more
Low-mileage cars always get a lot of attention at any auction, but a 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO with 7,400 miles qualifies as a star car at Gooding & Company’s August 20-21 Pebble Beach Auction.
According to SCM’s Pocket Price guide, just 272 of these powerhouse Ferraris were built in 1984-85. The most current median sale ...Read more
The Forest Grove Concours d’Elegance returns to Pacific University near Portland, Oregon on Sunday, July 17th. This year’s event celebrates German automobiles and features special classes for Porsche street and competition cars, 100 Years of BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Volkswagen. You’ll see 300 sports and collector cars in shade on the Pacific University campus. Keith ...Read more
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