Month: September 2022

That Sinking Feeling

Longtime client “Pete” called recently with a problem. He was selling his boat, and what he thought was a simple deal had started to go sideways. The situation resembled some scary car deals we’ve seen over the years. Pete had found a buyer who was willing to buy both his […]

That’s Show Business

In early August, Barrett-Jackson announced that IMG had acquired a 55% interest in the collector-car auction company. The sale price of $261,250,000 gives Barrett-Jackson a total valuation of $475m. However, what makes this story about more than money is the strategic fit between IMG and Barrett-Jackson and how that will […]

Driving Outside the Box

Though it may be hard to believe, Porsche’s first-generation 986-series Boxster is now 25 years old. While the Boxster was considered by many to be the Porsche you bought if you couldn’t afford a 911, in truth it was among the sharpest, purest sports cars the brand has ever built. […]

Buy, Sell, Hold: Spotlight #23 – Bob Mueller – Co-Founder & Vice President of Streetside Classics

This week, Buy, Sell, Hold: Spotlight welcomes Streetside Classics Vice President and Co-Founder Bob Mueller. Bob and host Darin Roberge talk Streetside’s history and current market position, the Muscle and Next-Gen markets, reevaluating traditional collecting standards and living the ultimate car collector’s dream of finding, buying back and restoring your […]

Keith’s Blog: Car Knitting, SCM-Style (Part Two)

Last week (https://www.sportscarmarket.com/blogs/keith-martin/keiths-blog-car-knitting-scm-style-part-one ) we discussed the coming and going of the 1965 Volvo 122S auto, the arrival of the 1971 Jaguar V12 E-type coupe and why the 1991 Porsche 928 S4 just wasn’t the right car for me. I then noted how our 2004 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG has the […]