Sports Car Market recently asked me to write a piece on the sale of a Koenigsegg CCR. The wonderful thing about writing for this popular and well managed publication is that the diverse assignments help constantly expand my knowledge base. Prior to producing this article, my familiarity with this obscure Swedish supercar manufacturer was slim. […]
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The V16 Cizeta: The First True Supercar?
A few months ago, Sports Car Market contacted me to write a story on a vehicle I had never heard of—the Cizeta 16T. After spending hours researching this rare early supercar, I became enthralled with its development, history, and very existence. In the May issue of Sports Car Market we take a deep dive into […]
Lucky Rabbit! $70,000 1985 Volkswagen Cabriolet
Bring a Trailer has changed the game when it comes to buying and selling classic cars online. The site has ushered in a new era and re-ignighted interest in the collector car market. In the virtual auction world, we are seeing more and more extraordinary outcomes. The wide audience of BaT has propelled ever rising […]
Market Moment: Truck Mania is Trending!
The great thing about the collector vehicle market is that there is never a dull moment. It is ever changing and evolving. The recent truck mania is no exception. It all started in about 2016 when early Ford Broncos started selling at ludicrous valuations. Today we are regularly seeing truck auctions defying gravity. Nowadays, it […]
SCM Double Take With Somer Hooker
“A change will do you good.” —Sheryl Crow Sports Car Market is the premier source for enthusiasts to gather reliable collector car information. The magazine has proactively evolved over the years and is now the friendly, fun, but authoritative voice on industry trends. Content is predominately provided by key industry insiders, giving the publication an accurate, unique, […]
A Big Wing Benz is Getting Lift!
“If I had wings no one would ask me can I fly….” —Peter, Paul, & Mary In the December issue of Sports Car Market we examine the recent sale of an EVO II 190E 16V Mercedes-Benz. The subject car is a rising star for well-heeled Youngtimer collectors. The 16V EVO II is emerging as a […]
State of the Market: Safe, Steady, or Slipping?
“The current market is at dizzying heights, and one must have the financial strength to buy the best, the patience to hold what is outstanding, and the discipline to sell what lacks je ne sais quoi.” —Philip Richter In the November issue of Sports Car Market, Turtle Garage shares opinions regarding the status of the […]
SCM Live Has Arrived!
We want to be sure that avid readers of Sports Car Market know about Keith Martin’s new video series. For several years, Keith was the host of the highly successful Velocity TV show “What’s My Car Worth?” Now he is back on the screen with SCM Live. Keith’s new series produces episodes on a variety […]
BMW E39 M5: The Ultimate Driving Machine
In the June issue of Sports Car Market, we review the sale of a 2002 BMW E39 M5 at Gooding’s Amelia Island Auction. The E39 M5 is perhaps the ultimate German super sedan. This is the the last M5 with a conventional key and a oil dip stick. Still modern to drive, its a wonderful […]
Buy Sell Hold Podcast: The Turtle Garage Interview
A few weeks ago I received a call from Keith Martin, publisher of Sports Car Market. He asked me to be on his new podcast called Buy Sell Hold. This unique podcast is a collaboration with Mark Greene’s highly successful Cars Yeah. Keith and Mark’s esteemed guests so far include industry luminaries such as Stephen […]
The BMW 850CSi Has Arrived!
In the current issue of Sports Car Market, we profile the recent stratospheric sale of a near-perfect BMW 850CSi. These cars are finally emerging as the ultimate Youngtimer BMW collectible—The 850CSi even appears to be surpassing the legendary E30 M3 as the “must have” post-war BMW. While the price paid here was all the money, […]