Recent Blog Posts
While driving with Miles Collier in the Northwest Passage tour, we had a discussion about 4-cylinder Alfas versus Porsche 356s.
Miles felt that a well-sorted 356C would be every bit as delightful as one of the 105-series Alfas (1967 GTV, Duetto and Super) we were driving.
I’ve driven a few properly-prepared 356Bs and Cs, and I do ...Read more
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
Collector Car News
There are a few spots left on Vintage Rallies’ 2016 Mountain Mille, which will wind through 1,000 miles of spectacular North Carolina and Tennessee roads — including the famous Tail of the Dragon.
This October 16-21 tour of the Smoky Mountains — in fall colors — will sell out fast! Click here for more details.Read more
A single-owner 1971 Porsche 911 coupe with its original paint, engine — and window sticker will highlight Russo and Steele’s 2016 Monterey Auction.
Russo and Steele’s Monterey Auction runs from August 18-20 at Fisherman’s Wharf in downtown Monterey.
To see more of Russo and Steele’s Monterey cars, click here.Read more
Top-tier auction houses work very, very hard to put spectacular cars into their Monterey Car Week lineups, and RM Sotheby’s 1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B is a star car of star cars.
This car, from the Sam and Emily Mann Collection, is the first “Alfa 2.9” to reach public auction this century, and it will ...Read more
A rare, valuable Ferrari supercharges any auction, and Gooding & Company is turning up the boost with four special cars:
A 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder Competizione will carry a $18m to $20m estimate at the August 20-21 auction. This car is factory-equipped with every race feature and it carries race history.
A 1960 ...Read more
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
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