September Auctions Previews

Bonhams: The Beaulieu Sale 3 September 2016 11:00 British Standard Time Beaulieu National Motor Museum Porsche: Lot #    421      1976 Porsche 911 2.7-liter Targa. Without reserve. Estimate: $33,000-$40,000. Lot #    436      1988 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2-liter Targa. Estimate: $37,000-$46,000. Other interesting automobiles: Lot #    444      1932 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 5th Series Gran […]

Monterey Auctions Results

Bonhams offered a good eclectic mix of vehicles during its one-day sale near the Quail Lodge and Golf Club. Bids came mostly from buyers in the room, with some phone and internet offers. One of its most startling vehicles was a 1955 Lamborghini DL25 tractor. Interest among three bidders in the room took this early […]

Tradition. With A Twist

The 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance provided enthusiasts fabulous cars to enjoy, including stunning special classes, an exciting emcee entrance, and a single Porsche entry that made it all the way to the podium. The Best of Show winner proved to be a “tradition with a twist”. The quest for Best of Show at Pebble […]

Give Me the Werks, Please…

Of all the events on the exhausting schedule of Monterey Car Week, the Porsche Club of America’s Werks Reunion at Rancho Canada Golf Club is unfettered, unadulterated, unlimited Porsche, Porsche, Porsche. While many of the exotic, rare, or ultra-restored cherries are reserved for Pebble Beach or Concours on the Avenue and most of the hard-core […]

2016 Carmel Concours on the Avenue: The Magical Gathering

Puff the magic dragon lived by the sea… —Peter, Paul, and Mary Whether you’re a little boy named Jackie or a grown adult who’s an avid automotive enthusiast, it’s hard not to believe in dragons if you’ve spent the day in Carmel for the Concours on the Avenue, the kick-off event for Monterey Car Week. […]

Monterey Perspective

Another exciting mid-August week at Pebble Beach is behind us, and it seems the only way to describe it is “same old, same old.” The auction houses (RM/Sotheby’s, Gooding, and Bonhams) had a good week and some great cars changed hands. The overall dollar amount was down but a closer look provides a simple answer. […]

September Editor’s Note: The Monterey Week

Monterey week was one of moments, some very big and others almost unnoticeably small. At Bonham’s preview on Wednesday, an old friend, Jared Zaugg – someone I always trust to point out to me the interesting cars beyond those with a Porsche badge – alerted me to two interesting pieces. One was a tractor. Those […]