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If I don’t drive my old cars in the winter, I feel like I am losing out on part of the ownership experience.
Growing up in San Francisco, with its temperate weather, I recall keeping a down-filled parka behind the seats of my Bugeye Sprite. I never put the top up, and the little bit of ...Read more
I’ve just returned from the second Desert Concorso, which was in Palm Springs, CA, this year. The clear, sunny skies and 75-degree weather provided a perfect setting for more than 100 collector cars.
The weekend kicked off with a reception at Landmark Aviation, held at the Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport at Thermal.
Palm Springs Stadium ...Read more
The January 2016 cover poll results are in:
1. 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione TdF: 46.94%
2. 2008 Koenigsegg CCXR: 22.26%
3. 1990 Alfa Romeo SZ: 30.81%
Thank you for voting!
Art Director Dave Tomaro writes, “In this month’s case, readers preferred cover #1, the 1958 Ferrari TdF, which was a prime contender, ...Read more
It was just two months ago that I bought Bradley his first car, a 1960 Bugeye.
I drove the “needs-nothing” car home 65 miles from White Salmon, WA, made a short list of minor items in need of attention and gave Bradley a ride around the block.
The car didn’t idle well, so I sent it to ...Read more
Медитативное видео про то, как надо правильно ездить на ВАЗах. Умиротворяет, скажем прямоРеспублика ...Read more
We were sitting in the SCM Citroën Méhari, watching a Land Rover Discovery make several attempts to climb a wet, grassy hill. The Rover would get halfway up, its wheels would lose traction and back down it would come.
“Watch this!” said Bill Lonseth, caretaker of the Méhari. He revved up the mighty 600-cc twin-cylinder, air-cooled ...Read more
Collector Car News
Sales totaled $8.3m at the Keno Brothers’ debut classic car auction on November 18 in New York City. Out of 40 lots offered, a 1968 Bizzarrini Strada 5300 earned top money at $1,010,800. Rounding out the top five were a 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400 S at $974,400, a 1965 Aston Martin DB5 at $950,000, a 1968 Toyota 2000GT at ...Read more
This 1955 Ferrari 500 Mondial retains its original chassis, engine, coachwork, paint and interior. It is Ferrari Classiche certified, and the engine was recently rebuilt. RM Sotheby’s estimates the car will bring $5m–$7m when it comes to market on December 10 in New York City.
The 65th annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance raised $1,900,461 for charity. The amount was announced at a luncheon honoring the charitable partners of the Concours.
“While we strive to set the bar high for concours everywhere, celebrating great automobiles and the people behind them, we also want to do our best for the local community,” said Bill ...Read more
Silverstone predicts a 1991 Jaguar XJ 220 showing just 5,782 miles will bring between $455k and $530k at the NEC Classic Motor Show Sale. The auction takes place November 14–15 in Birmingham, U.K.
SCM Publisher Keith Martin is going to New York City for The Keno Brothers‘ “Rolling Sculpture” auction. Martin will attend the preview and symposium on Wednesday, November 18, and the auction on Thursday, November 19. The symposium is titled “At the Crossroads of Art, Engineering and Technology, the Many Facets of Historic Automobiles.” Panelists ...Read more
Sports Car Market Publisher Keith Martin and Editor at Large Donald Osborne return to Desert Concorso as co-emcees on November 15. The sale takes place in Palm Springs, CA. To learn more, buy tickets or register your car, visit www.desertconcorso.com.
The award classes for Desert Concorso 2015 are:
- Best All-around Sport GT Car
- Gianni ...Read more
Simon Hope, founder and managing director of H&H Classics — a long-established U.K. classic car auction house — will headline a new concept in classic and luxury car auctions in a landmark partnership with the Keno Brothers in New York.
“We needed to assemble a world class team,” said Keno Brothers COO Bradley ...Read more
Auctions America expects this Hendrick Motorsports 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo NASCAR racer to fetch $150k–$175k when it comes to auction on October 31. The takes place on Hilton Head Island.
Six-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson raced this car (Hendrick Motorsports Chassis #48-267) five times during the 2003–2006 seasons. In these five races the car ...Read more
- By Jeff Zurschmeide / November 2015
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