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    $38m GTO: All the Drama, Surprises and Head-Scratchers from Monterey's $464m Week

    Komforting Result for Porschephiles: 1988 Porsche 959 Approaches $1.5m

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    GT40: Even at $6.9m, Ford Can't Beat Ferrari on the Block

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    Over 200 cars that sold at auction covered in every issue of SCM. Our market reports include detailed information about the vehicle, including VIN, condition, options, and expert analysis from SCM's auction reporters.

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    SCM doesn't just cover collector cars. Every week, SCM reviews a brand new car online and in our newsletters, and there are new reviews every month in the magazine. Thinking of buying a new car? Check out our reviews!

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    The 2014 guide includes a calendar of events and detailed descriptions of 21 featured concours.

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Recent Blog Posts

  • A Glimpse of Pure Passion +

    The SCM Monterey Insider’s Seminar is always a good experience, but this year it was a great deal better than good — it was fascinating, inspiring, and — of course — highly instructive. This year’s theme, “Preserve or Restore? The Three Tipping Points to Making the Decision” brought out principal Read More
  • Flying High Without Leaving the Ground +

      The Motorworks Revival — known simply as the Jet Center Party — has been hosted for the past 23 years by Gordon McCall and takes place on the Wednesday preceding the Pebble Beach Concours. In the beginning, it was a low-key, invitation-only party for concours entrants and select friends Read More
  • An E-Ticket Ride at the Best Place on Earth +

      If I had to sum up my trip to Monterey for the “big car week” in two words, they would be “exhilarating” and “exhausting.” And at most times, it really was a combination of the two. It’s not like I hadn’t been before. This was actually my fourth time Read More
  • Winter’s Coming – Store Your Car or Drive It? +

    We had an unseasonably hot summer in Portland. I went so far as to buy a vintage Volvo 122S with factory air-conditioning just to beat the heat. It’s been dry as well – the desiccated skeletons of the potted plants on my deck bear mute testimony to the futility of Read More
  • Behind the Scenes With Ferrari's "Art of Form" +

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Collector Car News

  • Announcing the Barrett-Jackson Collection Showroom +

      Barrett-Jackson will officially launch the Barrett-Jackson Collection Showroom with an open house on November 14-15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The facility, located in Old Town Scottsdale, will bring the Barrett-Jackson experience to the community beyond the four auctions held across the country each year. The showroom will Read More
  • Le Mans Class-Winning Scuderia Filipinetti Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione Joins Bonhams Scottsdale Auction +

    Bonhams has announced the consignment of a very special and historic competition Ferrari to its auction in Scottsdale, Arizona next January: the 1966 Ferrari 275 Gran Turismo Berlinetta Competizione Scaglietti – class winner of the 1967 Le Mans 24 Hours, 1969 Spa-Francorchamps 1000 Km and 1969 Imola 500 Km under Scuderia Read More
  • Keith Martin Onstage at the Hilton Head Island Concours +

    The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing automotive and motorsports enthusiast event weeks, is ready to host a record number of special guests at the upcoming event. One of North America’s most respected collector car authorities will be on hand to steer Read More
  • Corrected Date for Leake Dallas: November 21-23 +

    Leake's recent advertisements showed incorrect dates for their Dallas auction. The correct dates are November 21-23. View all the consignments here, including a 1934 Bugatti Type 51. Read More
  • Countdown to Bonhams' London-to-Brighton Veteran Car Sale +

    Bonhams' October 31 sale in London takes place in conjunction with the world's longest-running motoring event: the London-to-Brighton Veteran Car Run. To qualify, cars must be built before 1904. SCMers Monte Shelton and Bob Ames are attending and will provide a first-hand account of the event. This year a 1902/03 Panhard Read More
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Woodbury, CT. May 5, 2008 –-Premier Financial Services (PFS), the industry leader in highline, exotic and vintage auto leasing, announced today it had reached an agreement with British sports car manufacturer Aston Martin, North America to provide a leasing program for the company’s 31 U.S. dealers. This new program from PFS provides added flexibility and a more effective leasing option for Aston Martin enthusiasts.



“We have created a custom leasing plan for Aston Martin that will be a beneficial tool for their dealers and a great financing alternative for their customers,” states Mitchell Katz, President of Premier Financial Services. “Premier is excited to partner with such a legendary marque as Aston Martin.”



“We are delighted to have aligned with PFS who will bring a new facet of financing options to AMNA and a new opportunity to prospective Aston Martin customers looking to fulfill their aspirations and dreams,” states John Walton, Vice President & General Manager, Aston Martin North America.



This PFS lease program will include all new 2007 models in dealer stock, as well as the 2008 V8 Vantage Roadster and Coupe, currently available through local Aston Martin dealers.



About Premier Financial Services




Headquartered in Woodbury, Connecticut, Premier Financial Services is the nation’s largest lessor of highline, exotic and vintage motorcars. Since 1997, PFS has earned the highest customer service rating within the industry and has created a competitive leasing program for new, pre-owned, auction and private-sale vehicles. Available at authorized new car and independent dealers of fine motorcars, the innovative PFS Simple Lease program provides customers with the flexibility of financing and the tax benefits of leasing. PFS has established relationships with highline vehicle manufacturers to offer their customers unique leasing programs that fit their respective brands. For more information on Premier Financial Services, please visit www.premierfinancialservices.com or call 877.973.7700.



About Aston Martin




Aston Martin is one of the world’s leading sports car manufacturers. Founded in 1914 by Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford the company has been responsible for some of the most evocative automobiles of all time. Aston Martin has evolved into a prestige manufacturer with class-leading products and perhaps the most high profile automotive brand name in the world.



Aston Martin headquarters are at its high tech production facility at Gaydon in Warwickshire, England - a purpose-built facility where a skilled workforce of 1800 employees have helped gather numerous awards from the automotive and design industries in the past five years. Aston Martin has also enjoyed considerable success on the track and the company’s sporting heritage continues to infuse every model.



The current model line-up comprises the award-winning DBS, DB9, DB9 Volante, V8 Vantage and V8 Vantage Roadster. Voted the UK’s coolest brand consecutively in 2006 and 2007, Aston Martin has a fast-expanding dealership network of 126 dealers representing in 27 countries around the world which is expected to expand to 140 by the end of the year.

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