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Buy, Sell, Hold: Spotlight #11 – BREAKING NEWS: THE MOST VALUABLE CAR EVER SOLD with Peter Haynes of RM Sotheby’s

BREAKING NEWS: THE MOST VALUABLE CAR EVER SOLD! Peter Haynes, Director of Marketing and Public Relations for RM Sotheby’s visits to give us an exclusive, behind the scenes look at the recent world record breaking $143,000,000 sale of the 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé. He and host Darin Roberge discuss, how it happened, why it happened, the incredible cause it benefits and what this […]

Buy, Sell, Hold: Spotlight #10 – Steve Volk – Executive Director of the Shelby American Collection

This week, Buy, Sell, Hold: Spotlight focuses on Shelby American Collection Executive Director Steve Volk. Steve and host Darin Roberge discuss the collections inception, it’s direct relationship with Carroll Shelby, the incredible array of extraordinarily significant vehicles and memorabilia on display and how you can put a piece of Shelby history in your garage, while […]

Buy, Sell, Hold: Spotlight #9 – BREAKING NEWS with Ed Winkler – Co-Director of the Arizona Concours d’Elegance

BREAKING NEWS – THE ARIZONA CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE IS BACK! Ed Winkler, Co-Director of the Arizona Concours d’Elegance visits to talk about the all-new upcoming 2023 show, the new and improved event site, layout, categories and cars and what it took to pull all of it together. Join us every Monday night at 7:00 EST for […]

The Sweet Spot

BMW is well known for building performance cars, but it was the E30-generation 3 Series of the 1980s that really put the German automaker on the map for affordable performance. When the succeeding E36-generation 3 Series was unveiled, BMW fans expected something spectacular. What they got was not the lightweight, […]

Another Sort of Taxonomy

You have certainly heard the adage, “Come for the cars, but stay for the people.” Our hobby is full of personalities, which often make it enjoyable. But the transactional nature of car collecting means it is unique compared to other pastimes. Nothing is so revealing of a person’s traits — […]

Title Trouble

“Legal Files” recently received a call from a distressed longtime friend and client. “Mark” had moved to Arizona and tried to register his 1972 Ferrari Daytona. Mark had owned the car for many years, and presented his clear title issued by his former state. To his surprise, the Arizona DMV […]

Show It Your Way

In the era before Cars & Coffee-style events, it was rare to see gatherings of collectible cars outside a highly organized setting. These were generally semi-formal concours-style events. They started with the early arrival of the entrants’ cars, sometimes before dawn. Cars were most often shown with the hoods shut, […]