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A Prelude Prelude

1986 Honda Prelude 2.0Si # 78294. S/N JHMBB5234GC012562. 30k miles. “Fuel-injected 2.0-L inline-4, 5-speed manual transmission, red paint, gray cloth upholstery, power-operated sunroof, pop-up headlights, rear spoiler, alloy 13-inch wheels.” Condition: 2+. SOLD AT $42,090. Bring a Trailer, 7/10/22. We have seen the third-gen Prelude market climb in the past […]

Two for 2022

Sixty-six thousand. That’s how many miles cars wearing an SCM 1000 roundel traveled last summer. And we’re just counting the entrants. The tally doesn’t include the dozens of support staff and amazing volunteers involved who kept the events running like a Halda Speedpilot. The SCM 1000 AMG Invitational was held […]

AMG Alchemy

The 2022 SCM 1000 AMG Invitational was born out of a phone call. About two years ago, SCM Publisher Keith Martin called me to discuss his next serial car purchase. I suggested he consider an R230 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG. I explained that it is a near-supercar bargain, bestowed with one […]

One Impressive Impreza

Mention Subaru to most people and they’ll think of an Outback station wagon-cum-crossover. Tighten it up to Subaru sports cars and they will usually think of the WRX and WRX STI hot rods, or the strangely sci-fi SVX of the 1990s. But there was a brief period at the turn […]

Keith’s Blog: My Hook is Always Baited

When we asked Somer Hooker to be the SCM Concours Ambassador, I envisioned his role as finding cars at events that deserved SCM recognition. I didn’t realize he would also start sending me links to cars for sale that he thinks might interest me. For instance, this vintage 1965 BMW […]