Monterey Car Week Starts Now! Here’s Our Final Star Car Preview

SCM is on the road, headed to Monterey. Here are six star cars with links to all the auction house catalogs:

RM Auctions will offer a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 by Scaglietti (pictured above, RM estimate: $8m–$12m) at their sale in downtown Monterey. The auction takes place August 15–16. View the RM online catalog here.

The ex-Briggs Cunningham 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing  (Gooding estimate: $3.5m–$4.5m) is among the featured cars at Gooding & Read More

Visit Us in Monterey and Win a Free Motorbooks Book!

Free is a rare word during Monterey Car Week, but our good friends at Motorbooks are helping us make it happen. Just stop by an SCM booth at the Gooding & Company auction, Concorso Italiano, Legends of the Autobahn or SCM’s Monterey Insider’s Seminar to enter our drawing for a free Motorbooks book. We’re giving away copies of:

Art of The Classic Car

Art of The Le Mans Race Car

Automotive Fine Arts Society at Pebble Beach

CARMEL, Calif. – July 18, 2014 – The Automotive Fine Arts Society (AFAS) will return to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on August 17, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with a selection of their latest automotive artwork. Sponsored by The Lincoln Motor Company for the 19th year, the AFAS exhibit will showcase the latest creations of the fin automotive artists at the Lodge at Pebble Beach in Carmel, California.

Ken Eberts, AFAS President and one of Read More

The Concours d’Elegance at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

The Concours d’Elegance at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens will be held September 19-21, 2014 on the grounds of the 70-acre estate, located in Akron, OH.

“Few settings equal the elegance of Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens,” said David Schultz, concours executive director, who previously served as executive director of the Glenmoor Gathering, the precursor to this new Northeast Ohio event.

“Our 2014 features include Pierce-Arrow, Duesenberg, Packard Darrin, pre-1929 American motorcycles, Cord, classic American woodies and a fun class—Vehicles that Read More

More Star Cars! Here’s This Week’s Monterey Preview

The glossy Monterey catalogs are piling up here at SCM headquarters. Here are six headliners that we’re keeping our eyes on:

RM Auctions will offer the ex-Hotchkis Racing 1986 Porsche 962 IMS GTP (pictured above, RM estimate: $800k–$1m) at their sale in downtown Monterey. The auction takes place August 15–16. View the RM online catalog here.

A 1956 Maserati 250F  (Gooding estimate: $4m-$6m) is among the featured cars at Gooding & Company‘s Pebble Beach Read More

Where to Find SCM in Monterey

Keith Martin and the SCM gang will be everywhere during Monterey Car Week. If you see Keith or anyone wearing an SCM logo, don’t hesitate to introduce yourself.

Keith hosts the 13th Annual SCM Monterey Insider’s Seminar on Saturday, August 16 at 9 a.m. The Insider’s Seminar takes place inside the Gooding & Company auction tent and will feature a panel discussion by the SCM experts. The topic is “A Value-Driven Road Map of the Market — Which Turns Read More

Classes Announced for Chantilly Concours

SCM Publisher Keith Martin will be one of three American Judges at theChantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille event, taking place September 7 in Chantilly, FRA. Judged classes include:

Concept Cars

The Interwar Period Sports & Racing Cars

The Great French Bodyworks from the ’20s and ’30s

British Chassis & Italian Bodyworks

The Design Years: the ’60s & ’70s Concept Cars

The Untouched Cars

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