This Car Matters: 1954 Mercedes Benz 300 SL

Finance a Mercedes

Congratulations to our friend Dennis Nicotra as he makes drive-history being inducted into the National Historic Vehicle Association with his purchase of the first Mercedes-Benz Type 300 SL sold in America. It was never Mercedes- Benz’s intention to sell this model vehicle, but rather to showcase the brand’s design talents.

The Vintage Corner

Porsche Loan

I was born in California in the early 1970’s.  My dad was a car salesman by day and amateur English sports cars restorer by night.  We shared a subscription to Car and Driver as well as Road and Track and I remember reading the articles multiple times each month while waiting for the next issue to arrive.  My friends read…

Vintage Corner – 1965 Shelby GT 350

There is a reason why the early Shelby Mustang based cars are so desirable, from the nuts and bolts modifications Carroll masterfully engineered to the more esoteric and visceral such as noise,smells and sensations the GT350 had it all.

Vintage Corner – Lancia Flaminia GT 3C Coupe

1962 Lancia Flavia

At least once a month I find a way to justify getting on an airplane and heading out of Southern California to a car event, auction or a place where I can visit a customer or two, stay up-to-date on asking and selling prices and ultimately to buy some cars.  New inventory is the life-blood of a vintage car dealership…