• This Month's Issue

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

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

    Torpedos Away: Why the $467k Gap for Two Tucker 48s?

    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.

    SCM Platinum is the largest database of collector cars sold at auction. Over 150,000 vehicles, including over 59,000 with detailed write-ups from our auction reporters.

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  • Glovebox Notes

    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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  • Insider’s Guide to Concours d’Elegance

    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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WhitneyHouston-PorscheThe 1991 Porsche Carrera Convertible previously owned by the late Whitney Houston will be auctioned during the Dan Kruse-Leake Collector Car Show & Auction in San Antonio, April 20-21. The white, soft top convertible has only 53,313 miles. Insurance documentation shows that the car was once registered to Nippy, Inc., one of Miss Houston’s production companies.

The Collector Car Show & Auction will take place in Exposition Hall at the Freeman Coliseum. Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and military and $7 for children. Doors open at 9 am daily. The auction will begin at noon on Friday and 10am on Saturday.

The event will feature 300 vehicles including Cadillacs, Corvettes, Camaros, Shelbys, Thunderbirds and other vintage, collector, muscle, custom cars and trucks. More than 5,000 car buyers, sellers and enthusiasts are expected to attend the event.

“Buyers won’t be disappointed at the quality or the quantity of the vehicles we have secured for this auction,” said Richard Sevenoaks, president of Leake Auction Company.  “Our muscle car lineup is very strong; and we will have a wide range of cars that will suit everyone’s tastes.”

Other notable cars include:

A 1968 Shelby GT500 Mustang Convertible with a 428 CI police interceptor V-8 engine. The car was built at Ford’s Metuchen plant on February 23, 1968 and features a rare Acapulco Blue exterior.

1968 Shelby GT500 Mustang Fastback with a 428 CI police interceptor V-8 engine. The car was built at Ford’s Metuchen plant on December 21, 1967 and features a Sunlit Gold exterior.

1932 Ford Custom Roadster with a 502 CI / 450 HP V-8 engine and an automatic transmission. It was custom built by Bobby Alloway and his crew in 2005.

A unique 1961 Chevrolet Impala Bubble Top Two Door Hardtop featuring a 283 CI Power Pack V-8 engine and a Powerglide transmission.

Leake Auction Company was established in 1972 as one of the first car auctions in the country. More than 40 years later the auction company has sold over 34,000 cars and currently operates auctions in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Dallas and San Antonio. With over 40 years in the car auction business, Dan Kruse Classics operates three auctions year, one in the Texas Hill country area, one in Houston and one in their hometown of San Antonio.

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