Can you think of a more attention-getting car to have in Monterey than a gullwing?
You could spend $1.4 million for a Mercedes. Or you could pay $17,000 for the 1992 SCM Autozam AZ-1.
This is the first year it is legal to import this car into the United States.
The Autozam joined the SCM collection a few months ago, and we will drive it down the Pacific Coast from Portland to Monterey for Car Week.
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Check out the Aston Martin DP215 that will cross the block at RM Sotheby’s Monterey Auction.
A 1939 Alfa built by Ferrari captured Best of Show at the 46th Annual Forest Grove Concours d’Elegance on Sunday.
The concours is held on the tree-shaded lawn of the campus of Pacific University, 20 miles from Portland in Forest Grove. SCM Editor-at-Large Donald Osborne and I shared emcee duties for the sixth year.
With our current schedules, this is the only event Donald and I get to work together, and I thoroughly enjoy our camaraderie.
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Check out Peter Sellers’ 1961 Aston Martin DB4GT that will cross the block at RM Sotheby’s September 5 London Auction.
The 45 cars — and their driving teams — on SCM’s 30th Anniversary Tour are now roaming 1,000 miles of scenic Oregon backroads.
I’m along for the ride, and life is great.
The Tour started on Sunday afternoon, when the drivers brought their cars to a public display outside of the Portland Art Museum. The display was part of the museum’s “The Shape of Speed: Streamlined Automobiles and Motorcycles: 1930-1942” exhibit. The exhibit will continue through September 15. The Portland Read More
Check out the 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/C that will cross the block at Gooding & Company’s 2018 Pebble Beach Auction.
Editor’s note: Premier Financial Services recently interviewed Publisher Martin, and he had a lot of interesting things to say about his life in cars. We’re running the Residual Values interview this week instead of Publisher Martin’s regularly scheduled blog.
See — and hear — the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO that will cross the block at RM Sotheby’s August 24-25 Monterey Auction.
The nose of SCM’s 2006 Lotus Elise made a sharp cracking sound when it hit the parking lot divider. Suddenly everyone was looking my way.
There were 50 or so Porsches scattered around, with owners busily attaching their event stickers to the sides of their cars.
This was the 20th Annual Northwest Passage Tour, presented by the Oregon Region of the Porsche Club of America. SCM has been a sponsor for ten of the years, and I’ve driven on eight Read More