Issue: April 2018
We chose to delay our “delivery” date to till after dreaded tax day so you might find something enjoyable to distract you.
In our April issue, Kevin Watts weighs in on his thoughts about Amelia Island’s auctions and the collector car market in general.
Our regular contributor Sean Smith shows us and tells us of the saga of pursuit of the perfect Convertible D.
For model year 1959, Porsche discontinued the Speedster and replaced it with the Convertible D (D for Drauz, a coach- building firm based in Heilbronn). This model had a taller windscreen, a soft top with a larger rear window, and crank-operated side windows. Normal Porsche seats replaced the lightweight bucket seats…read more
Well, the auctions are over and I was mostly correct on guessing it would be a shit show. Again, as usual, the great cars brought great prices and the rest left a gaping hole in their owners’ wallets! The auction houses are cleaning up with 10% coming from the seller with additional shipping and registration fees and 10-12% coming from the buyers…read more
As you probably know, the threat of rain upended the schedules for Amelia Island events in early March. Concours founder Bill Warner chose to shift his show to Saturday, 10 March, and this caused Rob Meyer to move RM Sotheby’s sale to Friday the 9th…read more