Automotive Legends: Carroll Shelby

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Ford vs Ferrari’s racecar sports hero Carroll Shelby is know for beating the racing establishment with simpler, less expensive and sometimes cruder machinery. He got his racing start driving other peoples’ cars that he could not afford to buy himself and went on to build a business empire that has continued and grown beyond his death.

Model Perspective: Pagani Huayra

Built in Italy and powered by German Mercedes-AMG engines, Paganis have set high benchmarks for bespoke engineering and innovative materials. At RM Sotheby’s Arizona sale last month, a 2018 Huayra Roadster, one of 100 made, sold for just under $2.4M, which was the starting price when new.

Auto Remarketing Reports on Premier’s 10-Year Record

As reported in Auto Remarketing magazine, Premier’s consistent, decade-long growth — both in the number of cars leased (up 85%), and dollars financed (up 178%) — provides a reliable gauge of the industry’s past performance and near-term outlook. This is great news for exotic, vintage and luxury car enthusiasts.

Model Perspective Update: 2017 Ford GT

Lease a Ford GT

The going rate for a Ford GT is about $1.2M-$1.5M, or nearly three times the GT’s original $447,000 MSRP (before options). Barrett-Jackson’s top sale in Scottsdale was $1.485M for a 2017 GT with just 141 miles. A ’17 Ford GT in ’66 Heritage livery was the top sale at Barrett-Jackson’s Las Vegas auction in October 2019. It sold for $1.54M.

Buying Your Dream Car from a Consignment Dealer

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We’ve learned a few things over the past 20 years about how to buy exotic, vintage and luxury cars, whether they’re new or previously owned. So we’ve created a 5-part series to pass that information along to serious car enthusiasts like you. Part 2 in our series tells you everything you need to know about consignment dealers.