Petersen Car Week: August 12th-16th

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Without Monterey Car Week to anchor August and usher the automotive hobby toward fall, the Petersen Automotive Museum stepped up to take the action online. Petersen Car Week Presented by Michelin will run August 12-16, bringing YouTube viewers around the world a steady stream of captivating video content. The schedule includes the online Petersen Concours d’ Elegance, virtual car shows, auctions and eight vehicle debuts, including the new T.50 supercar from Gordon Murray Design.

VINWiki Asks Chris Warren: What Car Would You Buy For $1 Million?

According to Southeast Sales Manager Chris Warren, there’s lots of great cars you could buy for $1 million. Chris’s choice is a 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400S. That car caused a sensation when it was first introduced in 1965, and only 700 Miuras were ever built. This is the car that’s credited with putting Lamborghini on the map, which was quite an accomplishment, given that the company was only 3 years old at the time.

Model Masterpiece: 1965 Shelby GT350R

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The first 1965 Shelby GT350R, a star-studded racing steed with a trophy case of documented history, sold for $3.85m at Mecum’s Indy sale this month. This is just 7 months after the “Bullitt” Mustang movie car sold for a $3.75m, breaking that record. The $3.8m GT350R was one of 36 such cars built for the track. Other GT350R models are hardly cheap dates, with selling prices around the $1m mark in recent years.

Mitch Katz Featured in SCM Roundtable Discussion

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Premier CEO Mitch Katz was one of four respected authorities featured in Sports Car Market magazine’s current roundtable discussion regarding COVID’s impact on blue-chip collectibles. According to Mitch, there are no “safe bets” when it comes to predicting the future value of any car. Read what else Mitch has to say in this interview.