Issue: AUGUST 2015

On Quality & Quantity

On Quality & Quantity

There is something revealing in the fact that six auction houses in Monterey offered more than 150 Porsches for sale. Elsewhere in this issue, we have suggested that the bubble of investment opportunity has moved past the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, like clouds streaking...

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August Mid-Month Guest Commentator

August Mid-Month Guest Commentator

Well folks, it's over. The Monterey-Peninsula-ultimate-car-guy-week has come to a close. I was most interested in the auction results and they proved very thought provoking. Overall, the auction houses sold some $390 million in cars this year, compared to $410 million...

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An Embarrassment of Riches

An Embarrassment of Riches

With total production of Porsche sports car models hovering around a million examples, perhaps it's not unexpected how much interest the six auction houses are lavishing on this make in mid-August at Monterey. Call it an embarrassment of riches, if you like, but if...

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The Beginner’s Guide to Starting a Collection

The Beginner’s Guide to Starting a Collection

How does a car collection happen? Can you actually control your collection or do your cars simply have a force of their own? Don Garlits One of the best racecar collections in the world got started because the family saved everything. Don Garlits said that his father...

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August Editor’s Note

The long-awaited Monterey "speed week" is here. For many, the only purpose is the racing at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. For others, the variety of shows and concours - from Tuesday's Concours on the Avenue in Carmel, through...

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