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I’ve made the same mistake I’ve been making for 40 years. I bought a car that I wasn’t familiar with, and I didn’t have an expert examine the car. So, once again, this car is going to cost me double what I wanted to spend.
This all started out as a lark. My very first car ...Read more
The logistics of major car shows can resemble a military operation. Restorations take years to get accomplished, and hundreds of car transporters converge at one spot to disgorge the finished products.
Tens of thousands of spectators come from all over the world, dress nattily, and spend hundreds of dollars on admission tickets, trinkets and refreshments. The ...Read more
We’re on the final leg of the NW Passage, a tour put on by the Oregon Region of the Porsche Club of America and sponsored by SCM. We started in Portland, Oregon, went to Leavenworth, Washington, then Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and spent the final night in Walla Walla, Washington. On Monday we headed home to ...Read more
Collector Car News
A 1965 Shelby GT350 at $305,000 was high sale at Mecum Auctions’ first-ever sale in Portland, OR during June 17-18, and more than 300 cars sold for a total of $9.3 million.
“The people of Portland were extremely welcoming, and the large crowds and strong bidding reflected their enthusiasm,” said Mecum President and Founder Dana ...Read more
Barrett-Jackson’s June 23-25 Northeast Auction at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT saw 552 vehicles sold for more than $26 million with a sell-through rate of 96 percent.
High sale was a 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 at $624,800.
A concept/prototype 2016 Shelby GT-H 50th Anniversary car will cross the block at no reserve during Barrett-Jackson’s first-ever Northeast Auction at the Mohegan Sun Casino Resort in Uncasville, CT.
The auction is scheduled for June 23-25.
Proceeds from the sale of the prototype 2016 Shelby GT-H will benefit the Carroll Shelby Foundation.
“Barrett-Jackson has sold more concepts, ...Read more
“Bidders and sellers both onsite and online were extremely receptive and enthusiastic about our technologically advanced ...Read more
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