Month: July 2020

SCM Live – July 30th

Who: Keith Martin, along with guests Jeff Zurschmeide, Somer Hooker,  and John Nikas. What: What’s happening in the market today Where: Online with ZOOM When: July 30 2020, Noon PST Jeff Zurschmeide is a veteran of SCCA club racing, stock car racing, performance rally, and the Alcan 5000 Winter Rally. Z’s […]

26. Christian Philippsen

 Christian Philippsen is an international consultant specializing in classic cars and automotive design. He is regularly invited to judge at concours around the world including Pebble Beach. He is a Founding Member of The Peninsula Classics Best of the Best Awards, a charter member of the International Chief Judge […]

25. David Gooding

 David Gooding is the President and Founder of California-based Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars. The official auction house of the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Gooding & Company has hosted over a decade of world record-setting auctions […]

2004 Mercedes-Benz Brabus T12

Sold at $28,600 RM Sotheby’s, Online Only: Palm Beach March 20–28, 2020, Lot 452 Chassis number: WDBNG76J54A387363 SCM Condition for this Car: 2- Two things I am an absolute sucker for are V12-powered cars and luxury super sedans. This Mercedes-Benz T12 Brabus is both of those things. That is likely […]

Bring a Trailer’s Big Step

There’s someone I’d like you to meet.” That’s how Martin Swig introduced me to Randy Nonnenberg, co-founder of Bring a Trailer. We were in front of the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, where the cars for the California Mille were staged. “Randy has created this great website called Bring a […]

There Can Be Only One

German collector “Dieter” was intrigued when he spotted an Internet ad offering Porsche 904 GTS chassis 904054 for sale. “That’s odd,” he thought. “That’s the same chassis number of my 904 GTS that is sitting in my garage.” The ad had been posted by TPE Ltd., a Japanese collector-car dealer […]