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1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5 16 Evolution II

Sold at $258,500Gooding & Company Geared OnlineAugust 3–7, 2020, Lot 36 Chassis number: WDB2010361F732965SCM Condition for this car: 1- There are arguably only a handful of low-production collectible post-war Mercedes-Benz models. In no particular order, they include the iconic 300SL Gullwing and Roadster, the stately W186 300 “Adenauer,” the classic […]

Acura NSX, Lexus LS400, Toyota Supra

1999 Acura NSX Zanardi Edition #36368. S/N JH4NA2129XT000178. 12k miles. “51st and Final Zanardi Edition NSX, given new to current Owner Miguel Duhamel. 3.2-Liter VTEC V6, 6-speed manual transaxle, fixed-roof hard top, New Formula Red over Onyx, staggered-diameter BBS wheels, recent service, owner’s manual, window sticker.” Condition: 1+. SOLD AT […]

Is Your 1973 Porsche Carrera RS Real?

Andreas Pohl is a wealthy and powerful man. The billionaire CEO of Deutsche Vermoegensberatung (DVAG), a German finance company, is also a car guy. One would think that with all the resources available to him, he wouldn’t get snookered on a car deal. Moreover, one would think no one would […]

3 is a Magic Number

Sunday during a mildly cold California winter. An empty highway and a trip to San Diego. Legal issues had come up, and an attorney was going to come in handy. I arrived at the meeting in my Dodge Durango, only to be greeted by the coolest lawyer I have ever […]

Back to the Basics

One year ago, my 12-year-old son Bradley and I were getting ready for a Caribbean cruise. We didn’t think twice about the flights from Portland, OR, to Chicago to Fort Lauderdale, FL. The lines at check-in didn’t faze us, nor did the wait to get through security. While short, the […]

Keith’s Blog: I Passed a Car!

The moment is indelibly ingrained in my memory bank. I was on a 140-mile tour around Mt. St. Helens in Washington state. There were 34 of us on the tour, ranging from the SCM 1965 Volvo 122S to a slew of modern big-butt Porsches. We were participating in a Drive […]

Nissan Skyline, Nissan 240SX, Honda Accord

1972 Nissan Skyline 2000GT #35576. S/N KGC10046000. 94k kilometers (56k miles). “2.8-liter L28 inline 6, 5-speed manual transmission, triple Mikuni carburetors, Rocket Bunny fender flares, front and fear spoilers, coil-over suspension. 15-inch SSR Longchamp wheels, color change to silver, racing bucket seat, Nardi steering wheel, HID headlights, imported to Canada […]

Letting the Shill “Win”

Dear “Legal Files”: Have you written about or looked into “shill” bidding on Bring a Trailer? I’m not sure how common it is or if it even exists, but I recently had an experience that got me thinking. I was bidding on a nice restored Datsun 240Z. (By the way, […]

Travels with Bradley

“A journey is a person itself; no two are alike.” — John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America Buffalo, elk, coyotes and wolves. Yellowstone National Park. A 2,000-mile route. A 500-horsepower Mercedes-Benz. A 13-year-old boy just itching to get out of the house. Those were the perfect ingredients […]