As one of the very few personal pursuits that maintained social distancing and broke the monotony of self-quarantine, interest in driving increased in 2020.
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.
duPont REGISTRY covers how since 1997, Mitch Katz and Premier Financial Services have changed the industry. Featuring a VINwiki interview, it details how for decades, Katz has helped enthusiasts experience the cars they love.
On January 16th Bonhams will be returning for their 9th edition of The Scottsdale Auction. Bonhams will lift the gavel on 110 collector cars spanning automotive history from 1901 to 2009 at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa.
Mecum’s first auction of the decade is happening now through January 12th. Get a preview of the auction with some of the most highly anticipate cars going up for auction, including classic and exotic, in a rainbow of colors.
Over the course of his long, successful career in the automotive industry, including 16 years at PFS, Juan Garcia has collected more car stories than he has time to tell them. A few of his best stories can be heard in this entertaining YouTube VinWIKI interview. Including one that involves selling a car to a world heavyweight boxing champion.
This VINwiki video features real-life war stories from PFS Founder and CEO Mitch Katz that illustrate why exotic car lease takeovers and rental schemes often do not end well.