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Take a moment right now and nominate people you know who are enthusiastic about old cars — and under 40 years of age.
Nominations close April 15, and we will feature the results in SCM’s October issue. Nominees can be involved in any aspect of the old car world — from buying, selling, detailing, repairing, restoring, ...Read more
SCM is inviting you on our latest madcap adventure.
As we announced in the April issue of SCM, we’ve purchased a most inconsequential old car — a Bradley GT. This mostly forgotten VW-based kit car was most notable for its gullwing doors. However, it is unlikely to be confused with a Mercedes 300SL.
The car is located ...Read more
I was flying to Amelia Island, FL from Naples with SCM raconteur Donald Osborne when both our cell phones started firing.
It was 9 a.m. on Thursday morning, March 9. The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance was scheduled to be held the following Sunday.
Weather reports indicated that Saturday would be sunny and clear, but that a tropical ...Read more
Collector Car News
The 2017 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is now scheduled for this Saturday — March 11.
Weather forecasts call for a sunny, beautiful Saturday — and a 100-percent chance of heavy rain on Sunday, so organizers moved the Amelia Concours d’Elegance ahead one day.
According to a press release from the Amelia Island Concours of Elegance:
The Concours d’Elegance ...Read more
Hollywood Wheels is pulling out all the stops during Amelia Island Week. Auctions, at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation
Resort, are scheduled for Friday and Saturday afternoon. Here are three of Hollywood Wheels’ star cars:
1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet
The award-winning 1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet was built by Frank Kurtis of Kurtis-Kraft and constructed with an aluminum body from ...Read more
RM Sotheby’s, the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, is thrilled to unveil the final highlight for its forthcoming Amelia Island sale: the exceptionally pure, matching-numbers 1950 Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta, chassis no. 0058 M. Offered from one of America’s leading car collections, the revered 166 MM rounds out a stellar ...Read more
Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, is thrilled to announce a sensational 1957 Jaguar XKSS at the company’s Amelia Island Auction on March 10. The illustrious model has always been highly sought after; famed actor and racer Steve McQueen had to have one ...Read more
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- By Thor Thorson / April 2017