Month: July 2020

Finding Perspective Through Your Passion

The past few months have given me, as they have to many others, time to reflect on what is truly important and meaningful in my life — and the way I interact with the community of the world. That’s sort of a grand statement, but it actually brings home to […]

Mundane No More

There’s a moment in time when mundane cars become something more. I’m fascinated by that moment, because the turning point of interest is the absolute cutting edge of the classic-car market. It’s where new trends are born. If you want to understand where we’re going as a market, you have […]

The Pleasure and the Pain

You don’t have to dig around very much to find horror stories about the Lotus Europa. Colin Chapman’s strange mid-engine “bread van” design is known for major structural problems, dodgy fiberglass and the kind of mechanical troubles only Lotus enthusiasts can tolerate. The car’s reputation has kept prices low, but […]

24. Winston Goodfellow

 Winston Goodfellow lives by this credo: “If you love what you do, how can it be considered work?” Over the past three decades his words and photos have appeared in more than 60 publications on several continents, and he has authored 15 books and private commission monographs. His last […]

23. Rod Egan

 Rod Egan is the Co-Owner of World Wide Auctioneers.  He has managed some of the largest auctions and collections in North America and held senior positions at a number of the world’s leading auction houses. Having sold over $3 billion of assets over the past 25 years, both privately […]

Keith’s Blog: No Citroën for Me

When SCMer Greg Long listed a 1975 DS23 Pallas on Bring a Trailer, it caught my attention. In addition to being a very-late model with a 2.3-liter engine, it had a Citromatic 4-speed automatic that you shifted manually. I’ve always had a soft spot for Citroëns. Whenever I see one, […]