Model Masterpiece: Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

Lease a Mercedes-Benz

The dual-SL strategy was genius, as those who felt tempted by the Gullwing’s design but unable to afford its $7,300 price could buy something with a similar look for a little more than half that. Or, it made the perfect addition to the garage for those already buying a 300 SL!

Model Masterpiece: Aston Martin DB4

Lease an Aston Martin

James Bond might have made Aston Martin famous outside of car enthusiast circles when he drove a tricked-out DB5 in 1964’s “Goldfinger,” but by then the marque was already well established within the enthusiast realm. The foundation for the DB5’s prominence had already been built by its predecessor, the DB4.

Vintage Corner: 1964 Shelby Cobra

Vintage Lease

Undoubtedly one of the most original Cobras in in the world, this time machine is being offered at the RM/Sothebys Monterey auction with a pre-sale estimate of $1.2-$1.4 million.

Vintage Corner: Ghia L 6.4

Ghia L 6.4 Leasing

The pre-sale estimate from RM/Sothebys is $300,000 – $375,000. The auction house sold a 1962 Ghia L 6.4 model for $577,500 at last year’s Monterey auction.