You’ve probably read the same things I have. “Kids don’t care about cars.”
That’s just not true. While young people today have many more options for social interaction than we did when growing up, they still love cars.
I recently spent a weekend with a McLaren 750S Spider. I’ll share my thoughts about driving this extraordinary and exhilarating machine with you in my column in SCM next month.
I made a point of chatting with the people that gathered around Read More
Now that I’ve completed the Holley Terminator Stealth fuel injection install on my car, the little issues I’ve been living with for years finally required solutions. After all, with the car now running better than ever, those small issues just needed to go away. Turn-key or bust, right?
First up was a broken console lens and a replacement neutral safety switch. The console lens just up and broke on me one day. The neutral safety switch had been Read More
Mecum Auctions is returning to the City of Roses for the second year in a row — and they’re bringing some special Shelby and muscle cars.
This year’s auction is on June 16-17 at the Portland Expo Center, just a short drive from SCM World Headquarters.
Last year Mecum sold 297 of 478 cars (62%), totaling $9,316,726.
A 1965 Shelby GT350 sold for $335,500 for the high sale. Mecum will no doubt look to improve those numbers this time around.
It’s a sunny Saturday morning and, from behind the wheel of my 1971 MGB Mk II, the storefronts of Detroit’s M-1 Woodward Avenue peel past my periphery.
With my head cocked back and a big grin on my face, I am fully engaged in the buttery smoothness of the roadster’s boisterous four-cylinder, the enthrallingly tight and click-y gearbox shifter, and copious amounts of wind in my hair.
Although I am reveling in my momentary motoring splendor, such moments are few Read More
Barrett-Jackson will rally around Las Vegas first responders and those affected by the recent tragedy with several initiatives during the 10th Annual Las Vegas Auction at the Mandalay Bay Resort on Oct. 19-21, 2017. The entire sale price of a rare 2007 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake to be auctioned will go to a special fund that supports Las Vegas first responders.
“All of us at Barrett-Jackson are heartbroken over the tragic event in Las Vegas Sunday night,” said Read More
Post-block sales are still happening, but the total sales picture from Monterey Car Week 2017 is coming into sharper focus.
RM Sotheby’s totaled $133 million at their August 18-19 Monterey Auction.
Gooding & Company hit a $91.5 million total at their August 18-19 Pebble Beach Auction.
Bonhams’ August 18 sale at Quail Lodge totaled $55.9 million.
Mecum’s August 16-19 sale at the Hyatt Regency Monterey totaled $34 million.
Russo and Steele’s August 17-19 sale at Fisherman’s Wharf totaled $8.6 million.
This year’s Monterey auctions have wrapped, with a preliminary total of just over $247m from RM Sotheby’s, Gooding & Co, and Bonhams.
RM Sotheby’s recorded a total of $133m. See the results here.
Gooding & Company achieved $91.5m. See the results here.
Bonhams totaled $23m. See the results here.
The overall totals will grow significantly in the coming days, as Mecum, Worldwide Auctioneers, and Russo and Steele have yet to report their results, and post-block deals Read More
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