Author: Keith Martin

Keith Martin has been involved with the collector car hobby for more than 30 years. As a writer, publisher, television commentator and enthusiast, he is constantly on the go, meeting collectors and getting involved in their activities throughout the world. He is the founder and publisher of the monthly Sports Car Market, now in its 33rd year. Keith has written for the New York Times, Automobile, AutoWeek, Road & Track and other publications, is an emcee for numerous concours, and had his own show, “What’s My Car Worth,” shown on Velocity. He has received many honors, including the Lee Iacocca Award, the Edward Herrman Award, was inducted into the Concorso Italiano Hall of Fame and more. He is on the boards of directors of The LeMay Museum and Oregon Ballet Theater, and was formerly the chair of the board of the Meguiar's Award.

Keith’s Blog: The SCM Library is For Sale

As a part of our pandemic-induced downsizing, we are selling the SCM reference library at No Reserve on Bring a Trailer. Jeff Sabatini and his team are now assembling the magazine remotely. The virus has made it unsafe to use the offices, common areas and conference rooms we had been […]

Keith’s Blog: Dry Days Only for 2021

Here’s my New Year’s Resolution for my driving my old cars: Dry days only from now on. I once prided myself on taking my cars out in any weather, day or night. “They were just cars,” I said. And to paraphrase collector and concours judge Ed Gilbertson, “Cars are meant […]

Keith’s Blog: No Tiger for Me

I came close to making an offer on a Sunbeam Tiger last week. For the past couple of years, I have been forced to look away from manual-shift cars and toward automatics. As the number of sports car fanatics looking for two-pedal classic cars is somewhere between zero and one […]