Recent Blog Posts
It was two years ago that we watched our 1967 Volvo 122S arrive on a car hauler from Madison, WI. And now we’re going to watch it leave.
Owning the Amazon has been a delightful and enlightening experience. It was a good car when it arrived (unlike so many of the cars that I acquire), and ...Read more
Our Art Director, David Tomaro, has created three possible cover concepts, and we’d like to know which one is your favorite. It should all take less than a minute, and your answers help determine the content of our magazine. Voting ends Sunday, May 22, at Midnight PST. If you have any additional thoughts about SCM, regarding ...Read more
“Old age, experience and treachery will overcome youthful enthusiasm and talent. “ In car speak, that translates to: “A mature driver in a vintage 4-cylinder sports car can easily overtake someone younger and less-experienced — no matter what they are driving.”
Two weeks ago, I discovered that saying is simply not true.
I asked my daughter Alexandra ...Read more
Collector Car News
A 42-year-old Volkswagen Beetle with just 90 km (55 miles) on the clock will find its second owner during Silverstone’s May 28-29 auction in Denmark.
The car has been in a barn for almost 40 years, and it is a LHD car with a manual transmission. It is blue with a black interior. The original ...Read more
The 1939 GM Futurliner Number 3 is the star of Motorsport Auction Group’s August 4-6 Hot August Nights Auction at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center.
GM sent the Futurliner around North America during the 1939 Parade of Progress. The Futurliner is 33 feet long, 8 feet wide and more than 11 feet tall.
Dave Kindig and his ...Read more
A 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz will cross the block with no reserve at Leake’s June 10-12 Tulsa Auction at the River Spirit Expo in Tulsa, OK.
The car has a rebuilt 365-ci V8 engine, factory a/c, power windows and convertible top.
“Cadillacs were definitely a status symbol during the 50s,” said Richard Sevenoaks, president of Leake ...Read more
A 1951 Ferrari 340 America Barchetta that raced at Le Mans in 1951 and 1952 was the top sale at $8.4 million at RM Sotheby’s Monaco sale this past weekend.
All told, 83 of 114 car lots sold for a 72.8% sell-through rate.
The 1951 Ferrari 340 American Barchetta blew away the median price of $1.75 ...Read more
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