Month: May 2023

Buy, Sell, Hold: Spotlight #56 – Brad Phillips – Senior VP of Business Development at RM Sotheby’s

This week on Sports Car Market Magazine’s Buy, Sell, Hold: Spotlight, Brad Phillips of RM Sotheby’s returns to run down their expansive calendar of European auctions, significant upcoming celebrity offerings, historic sealed bid opportunities and their recently announced MODAMIAMI event. WATCH ON YOUTUBE OR LISTEN ON ALL MAJOR PODCAST PLATFORMS […]

Buy, Sell, Hold: Spotlight #55 – Ray Shaffer – Car Specialist and Brand Ambassador at Broad Arrow Group

On this week’s episode of Sports Car Market Magazine’s Buy, Sell, Hold: Spotlight, Ray Shaffer of Broad Arrow Auctions stops by to talk all things Broad Arrow, including the company’s future plans, Monterey 2023’s Jet Center Event and preview their upcoming 75th Anniversary Porsche sale at the marque’s Experience Center […]

Keith’s Blog: Bradley Meets a Belly Tanker

Car Season in Portland has officially launched. For the past 28 years, the Portland Transmission Spring Classic has been held the Saturday before Mother’s Day. In some ways it is the antithesis of a high-end concours. It is loosely organized. It is held on the city streets of inner Southeast […]

An Evolution in the JDM Market

1998 Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution S/N V554402793. 93k kilometers (58k miles). “3.5-liter V6, rated at 276 horsepower and 257 lb-ft of torque, 5-speed automatic transmission and 2-speed transfer case, locking center differential, skid plates, Evolution-specific body kit, trailer hitch, Recaro front sport seats, information display on the dashboard, and air conditioning. […]

Learn and Yearn

When I first started hunting cars in the ’70s, my routine was simple: I would scan the daily classifieds in my hometown paper, the San Francisco Chronicle. That’s where I found my 1959 ID 19 for $400. It was listed under the “Citroën” heading. Yes, such a category in the […]

Lawsuit Bankrupts Restoration Shop

My father was normally calm and laid back. It seemed nothing rattled him. But if my siblings and I pushed him too far, watch out! Apparently, Bill Oesterle has a similar temperament. Oesterle, one of the co-founders of Angie’s List, is a longtime car collector. At his apex, he had […]

Unconsciously Bought

I bought a new addition for my automobile collection from RM Sotheby’s at its recent Amelia Island sale. Parked in a corner of the viewing tents was a dark blue 1934 Tatra 77 that, through some combination of pheromones and kismet, I knew was going home with me. I have written […]