Author: Stephen Serio

Stephen Serio is the president and owner of Bond Group in Waltham, MA, where for 35 years he has dealt in some of the world’s rarest European and classic cars. He has been contributing to SCM since 1996.

1968 Bizzarrini 5300 GT Strada

Giotto Bizzarrini was a former Ferrari executive and freelance designer. In addition, Bizzarrini worked with Lamborghini, designing its legendary V12 engine, and for Iso, where he developed motorbikes and automobiles. Bizzarrini saw potential in the Grifo and obtained permission from Iso chairman Renzo Rivolta to manufacture a high-performance version under […]

1987 Rolls-Royce Camargue

As the ultimate model featured in Rolls-Royce’s 1987 catalog, the Camargue represented a pinnacle of styling, technical innovation and — of course — price for the storied marque. The Camargue’s distinctive styling is the result of collaboration with Pininfarina, a unique design decision which certainly produced a unique outcome. The […]

1986 BMW M5

Sold at $102,359 (€90,200)RM Sotheby’s Online-Only — The European SaleFeaturing the Petitjean CollectionJune 3–11, 2020, Lot 358 Chassis number: WBSDC910401018399SCM Condition for this car: 2- I was shopping for a new car in 1988 and never considered the M5 until I started poking around my local dealer’s inventory of 535is […]

Spend More for Your DBS

Everything proper and correct has a price of entry. Everything has fine print. There are no deals. On top of that, the world is exactly upside down — bizarro. What is affordable anymore? What defines value within the car world? Is the auction result of $55k for a 2010 Aston […]

2009 Aston Martin DBS

The Aston Martin DBS catapulted into the public spotlight with appearances in “Casino Royale” and “Quantum of Solace” — Daniel Craig’s first two films as James Bond. The Aston Martin DBS played a perfect supporting role to the iconic secret agent. Suave and sophisticated, the DBS boasted supercar performance wrapped […]

1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Coupe by Bertone

One of just seven DB2/4 Bertone-bodied chassis — and the only coupe Bodied by Bertone for S.H. “Wacky” Arnolt Displayed by Bertone at the 1957 Torino Auto Show One-off 2-seat coupe coachwork; features quality older restoration Engine number corresponds to accompanying BMIHT Certificate American industrialist and British car distributor Stanley […]

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

Built for the 2015 model year, this 918 Spyder boasts a fascinating and tasteful specification. Today it remains with its first and only owner. Finished in the highly desirable and truly stunning Liquid Metal Chrome Blue paintwork, a $65,000 option itself, the interior is trimmed in Black leather with Acid […]

2010 Aston Martin Rapide

Our Rapide is particularly well preserved. Its clear history, as well as its low mileage, explain its excellent state of conservation. This car was bought new by its current owner in August 2010 at Aston Martin Paris. The odometer reading is just 7,780 km. The equipment list is most comprehensive, […]

1963 Aston Martin DP215 Grand Touring Prototype

The most significant one-off Works Aston Martin A unique Works Design Project, developed to compete at Le Mans Driven by Lucien Bianchi and Phil Hill at Le Mans, 1963 Clocked at 198.6 mph on the Mulsanne Straight Restored with the consultation of Ted Cutting, the original designer Fitted with its […]

1957 Porsche 356A Speedster Garage Find

The 356 offered is one that Porsche enthusiasts dream of finding: a virtually complete and largely original, numbers-matching T-1 Speedster that has been stored in a dry Texas garage for more than 40 years. This car was carefully covered up for some 40 years, until noted Barn Find author Tom […]