A quarter century has passed since the 328 models went out of production, and they’ve finally caught the eye of collectors, as evidenced by a doubling in value over the last five years. With that kind of upward trend, leasing a 328 GTB or GTS through the Premier Financial Services Simple Lease is a smarter strategy than ever.
This week in New York City, RM Sotheby’s is rolling out another curated, art-gallery style auto auction. The auction, called Driven by Disruption, showcases a number of blue-chip classics that broke the mold in the world of power, style, or racing lineage. Premier’s Team of dedicated leasing specialists will be watching the auction closely, ready to assist clients in acquiring any of the cars.
In my professional capacity, I am often liked and trusted by people I trust and like, to assist them in making wise decisions on what car to buy or sell and when. The process always begins with a series of questions designed to determine what I feel is the most important criteria for buying or selling a car: “How will you use it?”
RM Sotheby’s, which introduced a curated, art gallery-type presentation for classic automobile auctions with its “Art of the Automobile” sale in November 2013, is holding a second themed sale on December 10 at Sotheby’s New York (1334 York Avenue). Called “Driven by Disruption,” this auction will present a stellar, curated collection
Many auto aficionados no doubt resonate with the idea of a thread running through a carmaker’s timeline and model history, one that then defines the marque’s heritage. Marketing departments sometimes overplay heritage, of course. The best messengers for heritage should be cars that deftly blend a sense of history with their modernity. Call it retro done right.
A sale of world-renowned sculptures during New York City’s art auction season might seem entirely routine — until you realize the sculptures have wheels. And engines. And projected selling prices of up to $6 million. We’re talking about the inaugural event to launch Keno Brothers Fine Automobile Auctions November 19 at Skylight Clarkson Square in the city’s SoHo neighborhood.
Join Premier’s Juan Garcia, our West Coast Sales Manager, at this weekend’s Desert Concorso in Palm Springs. Awards will range from the best Mid-Engine Ferrari to Marque specific recognition for Porsche, Lamborghini, Maserati and Alfa Romeo to will be determined by an expert team of judges. All awards will be presented by the Masters of Ceremonies, Donald Osborne and Keith Martin.
Everyone’s favorite car on this year’s Mountain Mille was a 1954 Oldsmobile Rocket 88 Holiday Coupe driven by a husband and wife team of newly-retired Army Colonels—Yes, Sir! Yes, Ma’am!—in training for next year’s Mille Miglia. Yes, every Vintage Rallies event is unique!
Lifelong car enthusiasts, the Keno brothers started getting their hands dirty restoring cars with their father at a young age. Over the years, they have collected, judged and raced vintage automobiles. As they do with antiques, the Keno brothers express a preference for originality. Their passion has been on display for over a decade.