It is fair to say that Barrett-Jackson is an incubator for future car collectors. They begin by watching the show on television, and at some point, they attend as a spectator. If the event resonates with them, they register to bid. Then they begin to buy and sell cars.
In 1991, writer/racer Rich Taylor and his wife, artist/photographer Jean Constantine, drove a Lancia on Italy’s Mille Miglia Storica to do an article for Town & Country magazine. When they returned, they decided to organize a similar vintage sports car rally in America.
Sarasota, Florida, on Florida’s Gulf Coast, has long been a popular destination for family vacations. And among its top attractions is the Sarasota Classic Car Museum (SCCM). In fact, the museum is listed as one of the top 10 attractions in Sarasota by the “Must Do Visitor’s Guide.”
This very sexy little Italian number was designed by Lorenzo Ramaciotti at the Alfa Romeo Style Centre and manufactured at the Maserati plant in Modena. To commemorate the marque’s return, 500 specially equipped limited Launch Editions are being produced, with an anticipated 1,000 C4 Coupes available the first year.
Unlike many investments, classic cars continue to appreciate in value. The bad news is that tax rates might diminish or eliminate the benefit of selling any of your current collection. However, vintage, classic, exotic cars which are owned* as investments or for use in a trade or business are eligible for tax deferral through a 1031 exchange. Learn more here.
Premier Financial Services hopes to see you and your car at the over 50 events and venues for the Monterey Auto Week 2014. In attendance will be Premier’s CEO Mitch Katz, Vice President of Sales Doug Ewing, Southwest Sales Manager Michelle Yancey, and West Coast Sales Manager Juan Garcia. Following are a few of the week’s featured events.
A great way to spend Saturday morning would be to attend the 13th annual Sports Car Market Monterey Insider’s Seminar. The event will take place at the Gooding & Company Auction Pavilion at Pebble Beach at 9 a.m. The theme for this year’s seminar is “A Value Driven Road Map of the Market.” Industry experts will share their opinion on the market today and future expectations for the coming year.