Today there are few companies in the collector car industry that have been around for as long as Dragone Classic Motorcars. The Dragone name has been known for the past 40 years for having some of the world’s greatest motorcars, well before auctions became the norm for buying collector cars. Dragone has owned and sold everything from the famous Vanderbilt cup 1906 Locomobile “Old 16”, which now resides in the Henry Ford Museum in Michigan, to the extraordinary 1957 Ferrari Read More
1972 Iso Grifo Series II
Gooding & Company Lot 66, which sold for the “was everyone sleeping?” price of $511,500
Earlier this year, a good friend — and wonderfully overzealous lover of all things Iso — asked me if there was any chance this car could be worth $1 million, which was the owner’s dearest hope.
Say what?… Ummmm, no.
A few weeks passed, and then the partial-dose-of-reality asking Read More
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Thank you to everyone that supported my ride to fight cancer last year. We raised over $20,000 — and with your support, we can do even more this year!
As many of you know, my family and I were struck by the news that our dear friend, Arianna Dougan, was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma, an all too common childhood cancer. At the time Ari was only three years old.
Since that time Ari has been battling against the disease. She has been declared cancer Read More
Making it a night to remember, RM Sotheby’s shattered numerous world-record auction values at its 10th anniversary London sale on September 7, generating in excess of $29 million in sales. While a stunning 1960 Aston Martin DB4GT proved to be the night’s biggest seller, it is the game-changing prices achieved for some of the Porsches which will prove to be the sale’s most potent legacy.
The beautiful DB4GT is one of just 75 factory-built examples. Offered in wonderful, matching-numbers Read More
“Chat With The Experts”
The 2016 Sports Car Market Monterey Insider’s Seminar featured a panel discussion by the SCM experts, led by Keith Martin. Topics included:
- Is $100,000 for a BMW tii way too much or just an early buy?
- How can a fiberglass 308 GTB be worth $250,000?
- Will MGBs and Triumphs be cheap forever or should you buy one now?
- How long will late-model-Ferrari 6-speed mania last?
- Is the Barn Find Craze over?